Vishal Bharadwaj

  • Watch: 'Haider' trailer shows Shahid Kapoor consumed with revenge July 8, 2014

    The latest film in the Shakespeare influenced trilogy by filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, the first trailer for 'Haider' was released today. Featuring an impressive starcast including Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is an adaptation of Bard's 'Hamlet', and set to hit the theatres on October...
  • Madhuri Dixit: Don't have anything to prove to anyone June 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit says both her recent films 'Dedh Ishqiya' and 'Gulab Gang' may not have been money-spinners at the box-office but her job is to give her best and not compete with newcomers. Madhuri, 47, made a come back in Bollywood with Vishal Bharadwaj's home production 'Dedh...
  • When you play Hamlet you realise what a complex part it is: Shahid Kapoor March 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who just wrapped up the shooting of his upcoming film 'Haider', says it was one of the most challenging movies of his career. 'Haider', which is an adaptation of Shakespearean tragedy Hamlet stars Shahid, 33, in the titular role opposite newbie actress Shraddha Kapoor. The...
  • Haider: Was Irrfan Khan really attacked in Kashmir? February 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who was reportedly attacked with a kangri (pot filled with hot coal) in Kashmir recently while shooting with actor Shahid Kapoor for Vishal Bharadwaj's 'Haider', says the incident didn't instil fear in him. "The kangri didn't hit either of us. So, I can't really say whether it...
  • Arshad Warsi: Never given an audition for a role in my career January 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi says he refused to do a film with renowned director Mira Nair because he had to audition for it, something which he doesn't know. "I have never given an audition for a role in my career so far. I don't know how to do it. If somebody...
  • Dedh Ishqiya: My husband liked the chemistry between Naseer and me, says Madhuri December 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit, who will be next seen in Vishal Bharadwaj's 'Dedh Ishqiya' feels her work commitments can always wait as family is her priority. After marriage to Dr Shriram Nene in 1999, the superstar relocated to the US. In 2011, she shifted her base back to Mumbai...
  • Haider: Kashmir is the biggest human tragedy of our time, says Vishal Bharadwaj November 26, 2013

    Srinagar: Filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj, who had to cut short the shooting of his film 'Haider' inside Kashmir University following protests by students, today said the sufferings of people of the Valley were the 'biggest human tragedy' of our time. Asserting that he was not unduly perturbed by the protests at the...
  • Debutant directors are lucky for Imran Khan November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Imran Khan, who is going through a rough patch in his career, says his only success has come from first time directors. "The funny thing in my life is that my only success is with the first time director. Anytime I have gone away from the first time directors,...
  • Ek Thi Naayka: Ekta, Vishal Bharadwaj launch TV series to promote their next film March 6, 2013

    As a part of 'Ek Thi Daayan' promotions, an eight part television series was launched on Monday by the film's co-producers Vishal Bharadwaj and Ekta Kapoor. ...
  • It's an honour to work with Naseeruddin Shah: Madhuri March 2, 2013

    Mumbai: After winning hearts of millions of fans with her emotion-filled acting and dancing skills, Madhuri Dixit now wants to show her funny side on screen. The popular Bollywood actor, who currently has two films in her kitty, says she is open to doing all kinds of roles and does...
  • Bollywood asked not to promote films at Kumbh January 30, 2013

    Allahabad: Bollywood stars have been asked to refrain from visiting the ongoing Maha Kumbh here for promotion of their upcoming films by the administration, which has advised them to schedule private visits, if any, on days other than the main bathing festivals. "Since we do not want any stampede-like situation at...
  • Ek Thi Daayan: Emraan turns magician at the first look launch January 18, 2013

    With Vishal Bharadwaj as one of its co producers, 'Ek Thi Daayan' is scheduled to hit screens on 18th April. ...
  • 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' features land scams January 9, 2013

    Vishal Bhardwaj's spill the beans what his next film 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' is about. ...
  • 'Matru Ki Bijlee' Music Review: It has a new flavour December 28, 2012

    Music Director: Vishal Bhardwaj Lyricist: Gulzar Singers: Rekha Bhardwaj, Prem Dehati, Pankaj Kapur, Imran Khan, Sukhwinder Singh, Master Saleem, Vishal Bharadwaj, African Umoja, Mohit Chauhan, Shankar Mahadevan Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Vishal Bhardwaj goes desi again with 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola', set in Haryana. The music composed by him, completely in sync...
  • Imran Khan: I don't value critic's opinion December 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Imran Khan says he never really gives in to a critic's opinion because for him appreciation from a large group of people matters the most. "I never really gave anyways to critic opinions because it is ultimately the opinion of one person, so why should I take the...
  • Making of 'Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola' November 28, 2012

    'Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola' is Vishal Bhardwaj's latest offering after '7 Khoon Maaf'. The movie stars Imran Khan, Pankaj Kapur and Anushka Sharma. The director says it is a 'mad film' and he hopes the audience will enjoy it. "It is a mad mad movie, it is a bizarre...
  • Matru Ki Bijlee: Do you want to copy Imran's sexy look? November 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Vishal Bhardwaj, who earlier explored the badlands of western Uttar Pradesh for 'Omkara', wanted a rustic Haryana setting for his new film 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' and set costume designer Payal Saluja on the job. And what an image change it turns out to be for its...
  • Namak: Shahid, Prabhu Deva team up for raw action June 20, 2012

    Mumbai: After their bonding together at a recently held awards event, it comes as no big surprise that the actor has signed up to do the choreographer-turned-director's next film, titled 'Namak'. The project is based on the drug trade in Madhya Pradesh and will see the actor in an action...
  • Storm strikes Bhardwaj's movie set, injures five April 14, 2012

    Chandigarh: A thunderstorm followed by heavy rains destroyed the set of Vishal Bhardwaj's film 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' and injured five people. The film is being shot on the outskirts of the city. The force of the storm Wednesday night was so strong that it caused a 20-foot-high light...
  • India's largest kids film fest comes to a close November 21, 2011

    Hyderabad: The nation's biggest and one of the largest in the world, The Golden Elephant 17th International Children's Film Festival, came to a close Sunday amidst much fanfare in this historic city of Hyderabad. Over six days, close to 154 films from 38 countries were screened across 13 theatres in the...
  • Bhardwaj wants to make another film for children November 20, 2011

    Hyderabad: Director Vishal Bhardwaj today said he was keen on making another film for children before the next edition of the International Children's Film Festival (ICFF). "I have an intention of making a children's film, but not thought of a subject as such, but I will definitely be making a...
  • Emraan Hashmi opts out of Bharadwaj's 'Daayan' November 2, 2011

    Mumbai: Vishal Bhardwaj's film Daayan is caught under a bad spell. The filmmaker, who has been pulling all stops to get this project rolling, seems to be meeting endless roadblocks on the way. The film was first offered to Vidya Balan who refused the role. Rani Mukerji too apparently walked...
  • Art director Samir Chanda passes away August 19, 2011

    Kolkata: India's top art director Samir Chanda, known for work in films like 'Guru', 'Omkara' and 'Rang De Basanti', died on Thursday night due to heart-related ailments. The art director and production designer breathed his last at a hospital in Mumbai, his family said. Chanda had won the National Film Award for...
  • We should join hands with Hazare: Vishal Bhardwaj May 18, 2011

    Acclaimed director Vishal Bharadwaj is overawed by social activist Anna Hazare's fast-unto-death to make India a corruption-free country and says everyone should support his initiative. "I think we all should go out and join hands with Anna Hazareji," Bhardwaj told reporters. Drawing a parallel with the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak's government...
  • Rekha Bharadwaj pays tribute to poet Faiz March 21, 2011

    A huge fan of Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, singer Rekha Bharadwaj gave the audience a rendition of some of the legendary writer's finest poems at Mumbai's Prithvi Theatre. ...
  • I've taken a risk...: Vishal Bhardwaj February 18, 2011

    Director Vishal Bhardwaj admits Indian cinema is male-oriented and that he has taken a risk by making 7 Khoon Maaf, which revolves around a woman. But he he says he couldn't resist the temptation to bring Ruskin Bond's story on the big screen as it is. "Women are a depressed part...
  • Bride on a ride February 2, 2011

    Priyanka Chopra and director Vishal Bharadwaj at a promotional event for their film 7 Khoon Maaf. The film is slated to release on 18th February. ...
  • My role in Ishqiya oozes sensuality: Vidya December 15, 2009

    New Delhi: After playing an ideal mother in Paa, Vidya Balan says she is ready to surprise audiences with a completely different avatar in forthcoming movie Ishqiya. She will be seen as a conniving, scheming woman in Vishal Bharadwaj's dark drama. "For the first time I'll be playing a woman who...
  • I'm talking to Hrithik for my next film: Vishal Bhardwaj October 27, 2009

    New Delhi: He carved a niche for himself in filmdom with non-starrers like Makdee and Maqbool. But composer filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj now says star presence is extremely important for a film's box office success and that he is trying to rope in Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan for his next movie. "I...
  • Jagannath body files FIR against Kaminey makers August 25, 2009

    Bhubaneswar: A first information report (FIR) was filed on Monday against the director and producer of Kaminey for allegedly denigrating Lord Jagannath in the film. The FIR has been filed by Jagannath Sena Sangathan at a police station in Puri alleging that Lord Jagannath has been shown in poor light in...