Vishal

  • 'Haider' is set amidst the Kashmir conflicts of 1995: Vishal Bhardwaj 47 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, whose next 'Haider' has been written by Kashmiri journalist Basharat Peer, says the movie is set in the year 1995, which was the peak of militancy in the Valley. The 49-year-old director says it was with the help of Basharat, the author of Curfewed Night, an eyewitness...
  • Bollywood praises Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider'; will it become the greatest film of all time? 11 hours 41 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Renowned filmmakers like Deepa Mehta, Mira Nair and Hansal Mehta among others have hailed Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' as a must watch. The industry has come in full support of the on-screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's play 'Hamlet', starring Shahid Kapoor in the titular character. Many took to Twitter to praise...
  • 'Haider' is the best film of my career, it has everything that I haven't done before: Shahid Kapoor 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor has given one of the biggest hits of his career with Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Kaminey' and now the duo has teamed up again for 'Haider', which the actor says is the best film of his career so far. "I can proudly say 'Haider' is the best film of my...
  • It is unfair to compare 'Bang Bang!', 'Haider', say trade experts 2 days ago

    New Delhi: One of the biggest weekends of the year, starting Oct 2, will see the release of two films - Hrithik Roshan's 'Bang Bang!' and Shahid Kapoor's 'Haider', which are as different as chalk and cheese in terms of theme, budget, cast, and sensibilities. Hence, trade experts opine that...
  • Vishal sir has made some iconic films, 'Haider' will open a new chapter in my career: Shraddha Kapoor 4 days ago

    Bangalore: Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor says being a part of Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming film 'Haider' will open a new chapter in her nascent career because the director has a reputation for making acclaimed movies. Shraddha, who has given two back-to-back hits like 'Aashiqui 2' and 'Ek Villain', said she feels...
  • Shahid Kapoor: I hope Vishal Bhardwaj casts me in his next film and I hope that film is 'Kaminey 2' 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor's "Haider" with Vishal Bhardwaj is ready to come out, but that is not enough for the actor. His wish is that the filmmaker should make "Kaminey 2" with him. While reports are doing the round that Shahid is, in fact, already a part of "Kaminey 2", the actor...
  • Haemorrhaging talent, Infosys' new CEO allows staff to use Twitter, Facebook 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Infosys Ltd's new CEO has come up with a novel approach to reviving the financial fortunes of India's trailblazing outsourcing firm: use Facebook at work, tweet, but get the job done. Infosys has long been run as a conservative company known for keeping strict tabs on work hours and sometimes...
  • Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan perform at the music launch of 'Happy New Year' September 15, 2014

    King Khan knows how to do things in style. The music launch of his much awaited Diwali release, 'Happy New Year' was a grand event in Mumbai which was telecast live on Youtube and Twitter. Shah Rukh Khan ensured that fans across the world could watch it live...
  • Why Pankaj Kapur as the lecherous old painter Don Pedro in 'Finding Fanny' is one of Indian cinema's most interesting artists September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Wiping his hand across the scraggy stubble, the old, cynical artist Don Pedro Cleto Colaco looks leeringly at the the voluptuous old widow Rosie Eucharistica. "I want to paint you," he says, bowing down low in a smooth movement. The older, but still attractive woman, blinks, taken aback....
  • Watch: How Shahid Kapoor transforms into the brooding protagonist for 'Haider' September 10, 2014

    Check out Shahid Kapoor's hairstyle transformation that he had to undergo for his character in his upcoming film 'Haider'. Kapoor plays the role of the titular hero in Vishal Bhardwaj's adaptation of William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. The film will hit the theatres next month. ...
  • I was apprehensive about playing Shahid Kapoor's mother in 'Haider'; Vishal Bhardwaj had a tough time convincing me: Tabu September 4, 2014

    The relationship between Shakespeare's tragic hero Hamlet and his mother Gertrude has always been a reason for discourse and debate among literature students and filmmakers. The haunted son, the seemingly apathetic mother, the struggle for power, have all been adapted on stage, in fiction and in films, over time. Next month,...
  • Idol Chat: Tabu talks about 'Haider' August 30, 2014

    Speaking exclusively to CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Tabu shares her behind the scene experience of her upcoming film 'Haider'. Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, 'Haider' starring Tabu, Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles. The film is set to be released on October 2. ...
  • It is daunting to play Hamlet on screen but I am comfortable in uncomfortable spaces as an actor: Shahid Kapoor August 29, 2014

    London: Bollywood filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj hopes to bring a moving theatre to Kashmir for the screening of his upcoming release 'Haider'. A request for special screenings of his adaptation of 'Hamlet' in the valley is now with the state's Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in the lead up to its global release...
  • Watch: New song 'Tu meri' from 'Bang Bang' shows off Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif's scorching chemistry August 22, 2014

    You need to see this. Stop whatever you're doing and watch this new song 'Tu meri' from the upcoming film 'Bang Bang'. Composed by the musician duo VishalShekhar and sung by Vishal Dadlani, the song features Hrithik Roshan dancing in his inimitable style with Katrina Kaif. ...
  • I&B ministry should create separate categories for films meant for children above 12, 15 and 18 years: Vishal Bhardwaj August 21, 2014

    Reacting to the arrest of Central Board of Film Certification's (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar in an alleged bribery case, filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj says it is high time that Information & Broadcasting Ministry should come forward and aggressively help film fraternity on various matters. "I have read about it (arrest of CBFC...
  • New song 'Aao na' from Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' is a great mix of moving lyrics and modern pulsating beats August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: This will make your Wednesday afternoon a little brighter. The first song for the eagerlyanticipated Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' was released yesterday on YouTube. The song, titled 'Aao na' has been composed and sung by Vishal Dadlani. The lyrics have been penned by Gulzar. The latest film in the...
  • Infosys to focus on start ups, IP, Products and Platforms August 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Vishal Sikka, the first non founder and outsider to lead Infosys, on Friday said the country's second largest software services firm will focus on intellectual property, products and platforms in an effort to revive the lost glory of the once IT bellwether. The former Board member of German software giant...
  • Can't believe that I am a part of Vishal's 'Haider': Shraddha Kapoor July 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor feels lucky to be a part of filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming project 'Haider' at such an early stage of her career. 'Haider', an adaptation of 'Hamlet' and completes Bhardwaj's trilogy of William Shakespeare's tragedies after 'Macbeth' and 'Othello', has a stellar star cast of Shahid Kapoor,...
  • Watch: First look of Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' July 9, 2014

    The latest film in the Shakespeare influenced trilogy by filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, the first trailer for 'Haider' was released on Tuesday. 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...
  • 'For the shoot, I was Haider. And now, Haider is me': Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor are brutally honest with fans on a Twitter chat July 9, 2014

    Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays a dark character in his upcoming film 'Haider', says although he prepared for the role the nagging thought that he's not 'good enough' for it kept haunting him throughout the shoot.An adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy 'Hamlet', the film, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, is set...
  • AR Rahman: I've no plans of directing films like Vishal Bhardwaj July 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman is all set to turn film producer later this year. He says he always took keen interest in filmmaking process, but has no plans to take up direction a la Vishal Bhardwaj. "Our first production is almost ready to roll. It's in Hindi. I'd be...
  • 'Haider': From dark themes to spinechilling acting, here are 5 reasons why we're looking forward to the film July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: It is finally here. 'Haider', an adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' is the third in the series by noted filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj. Boasting of a brilliant star cast that includes Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is set against the backdrop of modernday Kashmir....
  • The 'Haider' effect: Here are the trailers for all the films directed by Vishal Bhardwaj July 8, 2014

    Are you psyched to see 'Haider'? Are you wondering what to expect from the latest Vishal Bhardwaj film? If you are to be advised by us, we'll tell you that you get exactly what you see in the trailer meaning, you can always judge a Bhardwaj film by its...
  • 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...