VISHAL

  • No problems faced while shooting 'Haider' in Kashmir: Vishal Bhardwaj Yesterday

    New Delhi: Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider', which faced protests while it was being filmed in Kashmir, walked away with five National Film Awards this year. Humbled by the recognition, the filmmaker says he has already forgotten about all the obstacles, and terms shooting in Kashmir a "lovely experience". The Shahid Kapoor-starrer 'Haider' is...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Aamir Khan's 'PK' wins Best Film; 'Queen' comes a close second April 27, 2015

    New Delhi: We are finally out with the list of winners for this year's IBNLive Movie Awards. 2014 has seen a myriad of themes on which filmmakers experimented. Some were successful in narrating fresh new stories, while some faltered. Our readers voted for their favourites in different categories; while some...
  • Excited to be working with Vishal Bhardwaj again; we do really good work together: Saif Ali Khan April 26, 2015

    New Delhi: After playing Ishwar 'Langda' Tyagi in 2006 crime drama film 'Omkara', actor Saif Ali Khan is "excited" to return in a Vishal Bhardwaj directorial, in which he will star alongside Shahid Kapoor. The 44-year-old, who was here for a mobile launch, denied speculation that the untitled project is based...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Vishal Bhardwaj and Basharat Peer win the Best Dialogue award for 'Haider' April 23, 2015

    We are finally out with the list of winners for this year's IBNLive Movie Awards. 2014 has seen a myriad of themes on which filmmakers experimented. Some were successful in narrating fresh new stories, while some faltered. Our readers voted for their favourites in different categories; while some of their...
  • IIFA 2015: Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' gets six honours in the technical categories April 22, 2015

    New Delhi: After sweeping the National Film Awards, Vishal Bhardwaj's "Haider" has topped the technical winners' list with six honours by the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA), it was announced on Wednesday. The IIFA Rocks and Technical Awards will take place on June 5 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as part of...
  • In the Bollywood iPhone jungle, Salman Khan the lone BlackBerry ranger; Aamir Khan, Vishal Dadlani hunt with Androids April 21, 2015

    In the smartphone battlefield there have been many losers, but no outright winner yet. While Android and iPhone both fight it out for the top spot in smartphone sales, Bollywood is one big iPhone monopoly. While we have been chronicling the tech tales of the stars, we also took a deeper...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Music Director March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second...
  • Vishal Bhardwaj dedicates National Awards win to Kashmiri Pandits, Anupam Kher calls it 'fraudish' March 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who has dedicated the five National Film Awards that his film 'Haider' has bagged, to Kashmiri Pandits, has left veteran actor Anupam Kher irked. 'Haider', based on William Shakespeare's play 'Hamlet', was set against the backdrop of insurgency of Kashmir. He was blamed for showing only one...
  • e Lounge: Winners of 62nd National Film Awards March 25, 2015

    In this episode of e Lounge meet the winners of 62nd National Film Awards. ...
  • Winning National Film Awards in five categories a big achievement: Vishal Bhardwaj March 25, 2015

    Bollywood director Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' won five awards at the 62nd National Film Awards. The director said, "We couldn't believe we got five awards. It's a big achievement. I didn't get awards in the popular category. I don't respect those Bollywood awards and only respect the national award." ...
  • 62nd National Film Awards: 'Haider' shines in healthy mix of Hindi, regional cinema March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: The jury of the 62nd National Film Awards on Tuesday announced a balanced list of winners from the Hindi and regional movie worlds, with Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' taking away a bouquet of five awards. Talents from Tamil and Bengali movies have been rightfully lauded too. 'Haider' - a modern-day...
  • 'Mary Kom' Priyanka congratulates king of 'Queen' Vikas Bahl March 25, 2015

    Mumbai: Joyous over the victory of her own film 'Mary Kom' at the 62nd National Film Awards, actress Priyanka Chopra has reached out to other winners like Vikas Bahl of 'Queen' and Vishal Bhardwaj of 'Haider' to congratulate them. "Yay! Kabhi Kisi ko itna Bhi mat Darao ki darr hi khatm...
  • We have got more than what we expected: Vishal Bhardwaj on National Awards March 25, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj is overwhelmed that his film 'Haider', which completed his Shakespearean trilogy, was named for the National Awards on Tuesday. He says the honours have exceeded the team's expectations. "We have got more than what we expected. We have got five awards and I am overwhelmed," Bhardwaj told...
  • Bookmark, save, listen: The award winning soundtrack of Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' March 24, 2015

    Vishal Bhardwaj's poignant film 'Haider' may have missed out awards in direction, acting and screenplay category at the just announced '62nd National Film Awards' but the film won major awards in music department. The film's composer (and director) Vishal Bhardwaj won Best Music and Sukhwinder Singh was awarded Best Playback...
  • Gulzar: I learn the nuances of this age by being in touch with Vishal Bharadwaj March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: From helming songs for Bimal Roy's film 'Bandini' to penning the Grammy-winning song 'Jai Ho,' poet-lyricist Gulzar says the seemingly effortless transition was made possible by director-composer Vishal Bhardwaj. The 80-year-old expresses his gratitude to Bhardwaj for helping him traverse the changes of generations and had been a major...
  • Vishal Bhardwaj: The Censor Board is behaving like Taliban; it should be chopped off March 21, 2015

    Mumbai: His unabashed use of abuses and rustic lingo in his films has always added to the power of his cinema. National Award winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj has reacted strongly to diktats on film content, saying that the Central Board of Film Certification is behaving like the Taliban and that...
  • Hrithik and I want to work for the longest time: Vishal Bhardwaj March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Vishal Bhardwaj says he and Hrithik Roshan have been planning to work together for a long time but things did not work out in the past. There is a strong buzz that the director and Hrithik are collaborating on a project to be produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. When asked...
  • My films are my style statement: Vishal Bhardwaj March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: National award-winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who has helmed offbeat films like 'Omkara', 'Kaminey' and 'Haider', considers his films as his style statement which teleports cinema lovers to a whole new arena of the film with ease. The 49-year-old multi-talented filmmaker was here on Thursday to promote Blenders Pride Reserve...
  • Bollywood mourns death of veteran journalist Vinod Mehta March 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities today paid tributes to ace journalist Vinod Mehta, calling his demise as the loss of 'rational thought'. The founder-Editor of 'Outlook' magazine breathed his last at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi where he was admitted. He died of multiple organ failure. Mehta was 73. Farhan...
  • Vishal has a soulful approach towards music: Rekha Bhardwaj February 28, 2015

    Mumbai: In her two decade old playback career, Rekha Bhardwaj has collaborated mostly with her director husband Vishal because she feels he understands music beautifully. Rekha, who started her Bollywood singing career with 'Chachi 420' where Vishal was the music director, said it is always a delight to work with him. "Vishal is...
  • Restoration and preservation of old films is like preservation of our culture: Gulzar February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Praising Viacom18 and Film Heritage Foundation's initiative to save India's cinematic heritage, veteran writer-lyricist-filmmaker Gulzar says film restoration, which has been neglected for a long time in India, equals preservation of culture. "Handling old films, restoring them and preserving them is like preserving your culture," Gulzar said. The Film Heritage Foundation...
  • Infosys buys US firm Panaya for enterprise value of $200 million February 16, 2015

    Infosys Ltd said on Monday it would buy Panaya Inc, a New Jersey-based provider of automation technology, for an enterprise value of $200 million as India's second-biggest IT outsourcing company bets on new technology to boost growth. Under Chief Executive Vishal Sikka, Infosys has been making big bets on automation and...
  • Bollywood hails Aam Aadmi Party's landslide win in Delhi February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities congratulated Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for its historic victory in Delhi assembly elections and hoped that they would measure up to the expectations of the public. The Arvind Kejriwal-led party may secure 66 of the 70 seats in Delhi. Music composer Vishal Dadlani, a supporter of AAP,...
  • Grammys 2015: Vishal Dadlani congratulates Ricky Kej for his win February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood music director Vishal Dadlani, while congratulating Indian composer Ricky Kej for his win at 57th Grammy Awards, said India should be proud of his global achievement. Kej was declared a winner for his collaborative album 'Winds of Samsara' in the New Age Album category. The Bengluru-based artiste teamed up...
  • AAP supporters, if we win, be gracious, says music composer Vishal Dadlani February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Music composer Vishal Dadlani, a known AAP supporter, said Monday that party supporters must be gracious and not gloat if the party wins the Delhi election. "AAP supporters, IF we win, be gracious," said Dadlani, placing emphasis on "IF". "No gloating. AK (Arvind Kejriwal) will be Delhi's CM, not just...
  • Delhi HC sends Vikas, Vishal Yadav to jail for 30 years in Nitish Katara murder case February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday turned down the plea for death sentence to Vikas and Vishal Yadav in the Nitish Katara murder case and sentenced them to 30 years in jail. They have also been fined Rs 50 lakh each. They have been awarded 25 years in...
  • Imam sacked for his cameo in the Vishal Bhadwarj 'Haider' January 31, 2015

    Tabu's nikah in the Bollywood hit flick 'Haider' has cost a Kashmiri Imam his job as a mosque preacher. Moulvi Ghulam Hassan Shah from South Kashmir was featured in the film solemnizing the nikah - but was sacked from his mosque after the management dubbed his appearance as 'un-Islamic act. ...
  • Imam removed after 'Haider' role; sends legal notice to Vishal Bhardwaj January 30, 2015

    Srinagar: An Imam, who appeared in a small role in Vishal Bhardwaj's Kashmir-set film 'Haider', has been sacked by the management committee of the mosque over a marriage scene. Ghulam Hassan Shah claimed he was tricked into performing the 'nikah' scene in the Bollywood film and has now sent a legal...
  • Republic Day: Meghna Malik, Vishal Singh, Aniruddh Dave get nostalgic January 25, 2015

    Mumbai: For some, it's a reminder of the colourful annual parade, while for some, it's a time to raise pertinent questions about the country -- Republic Day means different things to different actors and show makers of the Hindi television industry. With the 66th Republic Day right around the corner, a...