Abhinav Kashyap

  • I have always lived under Anurag's shadow: Abhinav Kashyap February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Abhinav Kashyap admits he's always lived under the tutelage of his elder brother and acclaimed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, but his record-breaking directorial debut 'Dabangg' helped him come into his own. Considering himself fortunate to have a gifted sibling like Anurag, he also admitted learning the nuances of filmmaking from...
  • I am jobless, have no new films: Ranbir Kapoor October 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Calling himself jobless, Ranbir Kapoor has rubbished reports of having raised his acting fee to Rs 20 crore. There were reports that Ranbir apparently charged a huge sum for Abhinav Kashyap's 'Besharam', which failed at the box office. "I am jobless now... have no new films... hence this look....
  • No regrets for doing 'Besharam': Ranbir Kapoor October 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor says he does not regret doing 'Besharam' because for him every film is a learning experience. Released on October 2, 'Besharam' failed to garner much attention at the box office. "I don't regret doing the film. All films can't be hit. My first film 'Saawariya' was...
  • 'War Chhod Na Yaar' collects approximately Rs 4.50 cr in the opening weekend October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: 'War Chhod Na Yaar', director Faraz Haider's attempt at a new genre - war comedy - has received "an average response" from the audience in its opening weekend", say trade experts. The film, which released on October 11, witnessed some growth in its opening weekend. 'War Chhod Na Yaar' stars...
  • Indian showbiz industry treats men as objects, so? October 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Movie buff Shikha Trivedi was at loss for words when she saw her favourite star Ranbir Kapoor flash his butt crack in Abhinav Kashyap's 'Besharam'. She had watched Ranbir flaunt his furry torso and doing string of weird things in the promos of the masala romantic comedy, but...
  • Truth of 'affairs' will be out only when I get married: Ranbir September 27, 2013

    Indore: Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor today said people will learn the truth about his reported affairs only when he gets married. "When I will get married, the truth behind these reports will come out on its own. It is the media which is publishing all these news," Ranbir said, talking...
  • I'm actually pretty shy in real life: Ranbir Kapoor September 21, 2013

    London: Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, who kicked off the promotions for his new film 'Besharam' here, said the city is like a second home to him. The film, which brings the actor together with his father Rishi and mother Neetu Kapoor on-screen for the first time, is scheduled for worldwide...
  • Bombay Velvet: Ranbir Kapoor plays a boxer in the film September 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who is working with Anurag Kashyap in 'Bombay Velvet' and who has worked with the latter's brother Abhinav Kashyap in 'Besharam', says both the filmmakers differ in their working styles. "Both of them are very different filmmakers. I am doing a light film with Abhinav in 'Besharam',...
  • Besharam: Ranbir Kapoor, Pallavi Sharda wrap up song 'Lut gaye' in a day September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Dancing seems to come naturally to 'Besharam' actors Ranbir Kapoor and Pallavi Sharda. The two will be seen grooving to wedding number, 'Lut Gaye' in the film, which they reportedly wrapped up in just a day. "Director Abhinav Kashyap had kept three days aside for the shoot of the...
  • Watch: New Song from Ranbir starrer 'Besharam' August 23, 2013

    Directed by Abhinav Singh, 'Besharam' stars Ranbir Kapoor and Pallavi Sharda. ...
  • Besharam: Watch Ranbir woo Pallavi in 'Love Ki Ghanti' August 19, 2013

    New Delhi: After giving stupendous performances in films like 'Barfi!' and 'Rockstar', Ranbir Kapoor is back to the silver screen. Playing a small time thief, Ranbir Kapoor will be seen in a new avatar in Abhinav Kashyap's 'Besharam'. After the trailer, the makers are out with a new song 'Love...
  • Besharam: Ranbir Kapoor flaunts 'desi' dance moves August 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor has showcased his flexible dancing skills in many of his songs, but for his forthcoming film 'Besharam', he went totally desi for a bhangra number. Ranbir learned some bhangra moves to get into the groove of a number in the movie, which is directed by...
  • Ranbir is apt for singing a song in 'Besharam', says Abhinav August 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Abhinav Kashyap feels Ranbir Kapoor was perfect for singing a song in the upcoming film 'Besharam'. In the past, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Abhishek Bachchan and others have sung for various films. Now, Ranbir will be seen lending his...
  • Rishi Kapoor's cop role in 'Besharam' was Ranbir's idea August 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor got to play a police officer in upcoming film 'Besharam' after his son Ranbir Kapoor suggested his name to director Abhinav Kashyap. When Abhinav said that they had to cast a senior actor to play a police officer, it was Ranbir who suggested his father's...
  • Besharam: I can make fun of myself, says Abhinav Kashyap August 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Abhinav Singh Kashyap's 'Besharam' stars Rishi Kapoor as Inspector Chulbul, a name that became popular after Salman Khan etched it in 'Dabangg'. The director says that he is making fun of himself. "There was no glimpse of Salman Khan also. Chulbul is a name and it has come from me....
  • Abhinav Kashyap: Who said there were issues between Salman Khan and me? July 31, 2013

    Mumbai: They teamed up for 'Dabangg' and rocked the box office but after that Abhinav Kashyap and Salman Khan parted ways. But the director says he would like to work with the Bollywood superstar if he gets a good script. According to reports, the two had a fallout when Kashyap refused...
  • 'Besharam' trailer: Ranbir turns small time thief in his new film July 31, 2013

    After the stupendous success of 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani', Ranbir Kapoor will now be seen in Abhinav Kashyap's 'Besharam'. The actor will be sharing screen space with his parents, Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh for the first time. While ranbir plays a small time crook from Delhi, Rishi and Neetu...
  • Ranbir Kapoor supports charity for Uttarakhand relief July 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor has put his weight behind a charity auction to support the ongoing relief work carried out in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand. The charity auction on eBay by NGO 'Save the Children' will offer the highest bidder a chance to spend a day on the sets with the 'Barfi!'...
  • Ranbir Kapoor: Working with parents was like a family get-together May 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who is playing the lead with Deepika Padukone in Ayan Mukerji's romantic film 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani', feels that he has miles to go as an actor. "I am an ambitious actor and hope would get to work with a lot of actors and directors. I...
  • Besharam: My father bullies the director, says Ranbir May 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who will be sharing the screen space with father Rishi Kapoor and mother Neetu Singh in Abhinav Kashyap's 'Besharam', says it was a learning experience. "It was a great experience working with mom and dad. It was for the first time we shot together. It is always...
  • Item numbers are important, says singer Mamta Sharma April 29, 2013

    Mumbai: The trend of adding "item songs" in Hindi films to spice up things and attract eyeballs continues to find favour in Bollywood, and playback singer Mamta Sharma remains in demand for this genre. Filmmakers Tigmanshu Dhulia, Abhinav Kashyap and Indra Kumar will be having item numbers in their upcoming movies...
  • Rishi-Neetu not playing Ranbir's parents in 'Besharam' January 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Ranbir Kapoor would be seen acting alongside father Rishi and mother Neetu in the upcoming film 'Besharam', but the yesteryear Bollywood stars will not play onscreen parents to their real son. Ranbir would be sharing screen-space with his parents for the first time in his career. "It is going...
  • Bollywood films to look forward in 2013 January 3, 2013

    'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' is the first big release of 2013, where chocolate boy Imran Khan will be seen in rustic Haryanvi looks. Imran's contemporary Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh also have some interesting releases. While Ranbir will be seen in Abhinav Kashyap's next 'Besharam', Ranveer has 'Ram Leela'...
  • 'Dabangg 3' will be a prequel to 'Dabangg' December 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Salman Khan, who is on a promotional spree for his forthcoming movie 'Dabangg 2', says the third installment of the franchise will be a prequel to the first film. "We have our third film ready and it will go back and show how Chulbul Pandey becomes Chulbul Pandey. If...
  • 'Besharam' First Look: Ranbir Kapoor returns December 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The first look of director Abhinav Kashyap's 'Besharam' is out. The first poster shows Ranbir Kapoor in colourful clothes and suggests that the film could be a quirky story. This will be Abhinav Kashyap's second film after Salman Khan starrer 'Dabangg'. ...
  • Dabangg 2: Abhinav Kashyap, Arbaaz Khan patch up December 6, 2012

    Mumbai: It looks like the war between Salman-Arbaaz Khan and Abhinav Kashyap over 'Dabangg' is finally over. The two parties were locked in a silent war when Abhinav refused to direct the sequel to 'Dabangg', opting to move on to what were apparently greener pastures. The Khan brothers saw red. Much...
  • Abhinav Kashyap hopes a 'Life of Pi' is made in India November 22, 2012

    Mumbai: As a filmmaker, Abhinav Kashyap is glad that the global movie market is looking at India for characters, stories and locations as in Ang Lee's 'Life Of Pi', but he feels it is time for Indian moviemakers to take a cue as well. "It's good that foreigners are opening up...
  • I've not walked out of 'Besharam': Ranbir September 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor has rubbished reports that he has walked out of Abhinav Kashyap's 'Besharam'. According to media reports, Ranbir opted out of 'Besharam' after Viacom 18 decided not to produce the film. But he has shot down the news. "'Besharam' is Abhinav Kashyap's film and I have not left...
  • Dabangg-Ek Tha Tiger: The people behind the 100 cr August 24, 2012

    New Delhi: There are many people that contribute to a film becoming a blockbuster. Often in the fan frenzy surrounding the lead protagonist, in this case, the inimitable Salman Khan, the team that pitched in with the screenplay, the musical score, the cinematography, the stunts and the direction takes a...