Whistling Woods

  • Brilliant women's empowerment ad tells you exactly how to deal with lecherous men December 20, 2013

    It's not often that you come across a campaign so powerful that it forces you to think and maybe even makes you squirm. A year after the brutal gangrape of a young woman in Delhi shook our faith in humanity, the Whistling Woods International has come up with a brilliant...
  • It's important to keep smiling, says Subhash Ghai June 2, 2012

    Mumbai :Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who recently suffered a setback when the courts held allotment of land to his film institute Whistling Woods here as illegal, says it is important to keep smiling. On April 4, the Supreme Court asked Ghai to return the land in Mumbai, measuring 20 acres, to...
  • Today's audience wants new scripts: Arjun Kapoor June 2, 2012

    Mumbai :Basking in the glory of his recently released film 'Ishaqzaade', lead actor Arjun Kapoor says audiences are accepting new kind of films today. "The new generation has a lot of intensity. The audience are happy to accept new films today. Nowadays, the audience is very intellectual. They only like...
  • Haryana: Land allotment to Subhash Ghai stayed May 29, 2012

    New Delhi: In a setback to Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the allotment of 20 acres of panchayat land in Jhajjar district to Ghai's firm Mukta Arts and film school Whistling woods. Ghai was planning to set up a film institute on the...
  • I have no political connections: Subhash Ghai April 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Film-maker Subhash Ghai, who suffered a setback recently when the courts held allotment of land to his film institute Whistling Woods illegal, today said he had no political connections. On April 4, the Supreme Court asked Ghai to return the land in Mumbai, measuring 20 acres, to the state,...
  • Maharashtra government cheated me: Subhash Ghai April 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai today said he felt 'cheated' by the Maharashtra government even as prominent Bollywood personalities expressed shock on the verdict of the Supreme Court upholding the Bombay High Court order quashing the 20 acre land allotted to his film school Whistling Woods International. Ghai, who founded the school...
  • Land does not make institutions: Subhash Ghai April 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has defended himself against the allegation that former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh inappropriately allotted land to him. Talking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Ghai said, "The application was lying there when I went with my money after the IPO, where my application was forwarded...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Subhash Ghai April 5, 2012

    Vilasrao Deshmukh was slammed for allotting land to filmmaker Subhash Ghai for his film school Whistling Woods International. ...
  • No good scripts to make films: Subhash Ghai March 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Lamenting the degradation of poetry and story in Bollywood films, eminent filmmaker Subhash Ghai has said it is one of the primary reasons he has stopped making movies. "It is true that Mukta Arts does not make movies of late because there are no good scripts. But, it is...
  • Court prohibits land use for Subhash Ghai February 24, 2012

    Badhsa, Haryana: A court in Haryana has stayed Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai's Mukta Arts from performing any type of activity on the 20 acres of land it purchased from the Gram Panchayat of Badhsa village in Jhajjar district. Hearing a plea filed by ex-sarpanches of Badhsa Balbir Singh and Rambir...
  • BJP demands Vilasrao Deshmukh's resignation February 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Coming down hard at former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, BJP's State President Sudhir Mungantiwar in a press conference on Saturday claimed that Deshmukh had helped filmmaker Subhash Ghai acquire large tracts of land to build his film institute Whistling Woods International, so that his actor son Riteish Deshmukh...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Subhash Ghai February 10, 2012

    Bollywood director Subhash Ghai says he will appeal in the Supreme Court for the Whistling Woods land. ...
  • Land row: Subhash Ghai to appeal in SC February 9, 2012

    Owner of Whistling Woods and filmmaker Subhash Ghai speaks on HC order to surrender land allotted to him. ...
  • Direction takes a backseat for Subhash Ghai June 1, 2009

    Mumbai: Direction has taken a backseat for filmmaker Subhash Ghai as he is busy ushering corporate governance in his production house, Mukta Arts and encouraging new talent through his film school. “From 1975 to 2000, I played my innings well as a writer, producer and director. Then I decided to shift...
  • Estop: Salman Khan turns teacher May 8, 2008

    Mumbai: After spending two decades in the film industry, Salman Khan feels it's payback time. These days, he is taking time off to train acting students at Subhash Ghai's training academy, Whistling Woods International. ...
  • Professor Salman Khan gives students acting tips May 7, 2008

    Mumbai: Call it comedy or just being plain idiotic — that is Salman Khan for you. Since his launchpad Maine Pyaar Kiya in 1989, Salman has tried his hand at various kinds of roles, but what his fans really started to enjoy and what later became his trademark were the...
  • India should be bigger in perspective: Subhash Ghai January 28, 2008

    Mumbai: Subhash Ghai, the showman of the film industry unfolded his patriotic side as he celebrated Republic Day at his Whistling Woods Institute. His good friend, actor Anil Kapoor, was with him, enjoying the experience. Having his Gandhi cap on was clearly the order of the day at prestigious institute, where...
  • Subhash Ghai is guru cool on Teacher's Day September 5, 2007

    Here's how filmmaker-turned-film teacher Subhash Ghai spent Teacher's Day with his students at his film school in Mumbai. ...
  • Ghai's film school celebrates its 1st anniv July 19, 2007

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai’s film school, Whistling Woods celebrated its first anniversary. And when the ‘showman’ calls, his friends show up always. Mukta Arts favourites Anil Kapoor and Jakie Shroff attended the event as expected. And while singer Sukhvinder sang, it was ace percussionist Shivamani's tune that was the cynosure of...
  • Rahman launches Ghai's music school June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Subhash Ghai launched a new state of the art music studio – Whistling Woods - in his film training school in Mumbai and invited all his famous friends to be part of it. Among those present were music maestro A R Rahman – who inaugrated the studios -...