Adil Hussain

  • 'English Vinglish' actor Adil Hussain makes a debut in South Indian films with Vishnuvardhan's 'Yatchan' August 28, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Adil Hussain, popular for his role in 'Ishqiya' and 'English Vinglish', will make his Tamil debut with upcoming action film 'Yatchan'. He describes his role as an "interesting challenge". Filmmaker Vishnuvardhan is directing 'Yatchan'. "I got a call from a casting director that someone was looking for me in Chennai....
  • 'The Xpose' review: A wooden Himesh Reshammiya makes a caricature of '60s thrillers May 18, 2014

    Cast: Himesh Reshammiya, Zoya Afroz, Ananth Mahadevan, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Sonali Raut, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Bharat Dhabolkar, Jesse Randhawa, Rajesh Sharma Director: Ananth Mahadevan Rating: 1.5/5 What genre does a film fall in, if the hero always enters a scene in slow-motion? And what if the accompanying ear-splitting background score makes...
  • Adil Hussain doesn't let money dominate decisions October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Adil Hussain, who has acted with films like 'English Vinglish' and 'Ishqiya', considers his family to be important. But he doesn't let the need to run his house to take over his decision while choosing films. "I am open to any interesting role. But the script needs to...
  • Northeast filmmakers don't have money to promote movies: Adil Hussain October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Assam-born actor Adil Hussain says that filmmakers from the northeast region don't have the kind of budget to market their movies; neither do they have enough theatres to recover the cost. Adil, who has acted in Bollywood films like 'Lootera' and 'English Vinglish', points out that region-specific movies get...
  • 'Lessons In Forgetting' review: It's a tale of redemption April 20, 2013

    Cast: Adil Hussain, Amey Wagh, Bhanu Prakash, Veena Sajnani, Uttara Baokar, Roshni Achreja Director: Unni Vijayan Rating: 3 out of 5 "Never run away from things that terrify you," was a lesson that JA Krishnamurthy had instilled in his daughter Smriti when she was young, and he probably regrets doing so, for...
  • I am an actor and not a star, says Annu Kapoor March 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Annu Kapoor, who was applauded for convincingly playing Dr. Chaddha in 'Vicky Donor' last year, describes himself as an "actor". "I am choosy because what will I do until there is a good script? I am not a star, I am an actor. If an actor does not get...
  • Irrfan: Happy to get 11 nominations for 'Life of Pi' January 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who played the role of grown-up Pi in the Ang Lee-directed Hollywood film 'Life of Pi', is happy that the film has got eleven Oscar nominations and hopes the number proves lucky. "It is good that we got so many nominations, we are happy. I think...
  • I'm neither established nor struggling: Adil Hussain December 11, 2012

    Dubai: For someone who was reluctant to leave the world of theatre to work in movies, actor Adil Hussain has come a long way, steadily making space for himself in Indian cinema as well as crossover films. Besides starring in Hindi films such as 'Ishqiya', 'Agent Vinod' and 'English Vinglish',...
  • Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi' collects Rs 13.66 cr over weekend November 28, 2012

    Oscar winning director Ang Lee's latest film 'Life Of Pi' not only has an Indian connect but it features Indian actors Irfan Khan, Tabu and debutant actor Sooraj Sharma in the lead as well. With the film having such a strong desi connect, Fox Star Studios released the film in...
  • Lee: I've given my sweat and blood for Life of Pi October 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Oscar winning director Ang Lee, who is here to promote his upcoming 3D venture 'Life of Pi', says, he had a adventurous time shooting some portions of the film in India and insists there is no gain without pain. The Taiwanese-born American director, 58, is in India for the first...
  • English Vinglish star Hussain wins best actor October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Adil Hussain, who has films like 'Ishqiya', 'Life of Pi' and the recent 'English Vinglish' to his credit, has bagged the best actor award at a US festival for his role in Unni Vijayan's 'Lessons in Forgetting'. Directed by Vijayan, the film is an adaptation of Anita Nair's...
  • Sridevi's new film to be screened at Torento fest August 4, 2012

    It is a rare honour for Sridevi's comeback film 'English Vinglish', that it would be premiered at Toronto International Film Festival this year which is going to be held from September 6-16. The makers have said that they are very happy at the selection committee's decision to screen 'English Vinglish'...