Ali Abbas Zafar

  • Priyanka Chopra is strongest person I've met: 'Gunday' director February 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Ali Abbas Zafar, who has directed Priyanka Chopra in 'Gunday', says the actress is one of the strongest persons he has ever come across. "Priyanka is very strong and I feel she is one of the strongest person I have ever come across. I have very high regards for her....
  • 'Gunday' review: It's certainly a case of potential squandered February 15, 2014

    Cast: Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan, Saurabh Shukla, Pankaj Tripathi, Manu Rishi Director: Ali Abbas Zafar The nostalgia that Gunday evokes is unmistakably 70s Bollywood. From its bestfriendsversustheworld premise to claptrap dialogues delivered with clenched teeth and flared nostrils, to the messy handtohand fight scenes...the ingredients are certainly in place....
  • Gunday: Priyanka is the strongest person I've met, says Ali Abbas Zafar February 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Ali Abbas Zafar, who has directed Priyanka Chopra in 'Gunday', says the actress is one of the strongest persons he has ever come across. "Priyanka is very strong and I feel she is one of the strongest person I have ever come across. I have very high regards for her....
  • e Lounge: Team 'Gunday' in CNNIBN newsroom February 14, 2014

    Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, 'Gunday', starring Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Irrfan Khan, is an actioncrimethriller film. Actors and director of the film spoke to CNNIBN about the film and the events behind the camera. The film is set to be released on February 14. ...
  • Gunday: Priyanka Chopra ready to surprise the audience February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Priyanka Chopra, along with her 'Gunday' costars Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor, is all set to take Delhi by storm. The trio is visiting the capital to promote their film. "Delhi bound... Let's go take the capital by storm... The 'Gunday' on their way," Priyanka posted on Twitter...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Arjun, Ranveer, and Priyanka talk about 'Gunday' February 8, 2014

    Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, 'Gunday', starring Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Irrfan Khan, is an actioncrimethriller film. In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN's entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, the actors talked about the film and the events behind the camera. The film is set to be released...
  • I'm glad 'Asalaam e Ishqum' is being appreciated, says Priyanka Chopra February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who had to slip into several outfits like corsets, fishnet stockings, and train with French cabaret dancers for the song 'Asalaam e Ishqum' from her forthcoming film 'Gunday', says it was difficult to do the track. "It was a really tough song for me to do...
  • I'm so proud of everyone who made 'Gunday' possible: Priyanka Chopra January 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Actresssinger Priyanka Chopra is happy to be a part of crime thriller 'Gunday' where she is sharing the screen space with Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor. Set in 1970s Bengal, the film, which is currently in its final postproduction stage, is story about two boys who turn into coal bandits...
  • Gunday: Wanted Ranveer, Arjun to do roles opposite to their personalities, says director January 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Actors Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor, who play mafia men in the upcoming release 'Gunday', were keen to step into each other's characters when they were offered the film. 'Gunday' is a story about two friends Bala and Bikram played by Arjun and Ranveer, respectively. When director Ali...
  • 'Gunday' is inspired by 'Kaala Patthar' and 'Deewar': Ali Abbas January 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Ali Abbas Zafar says 'Gunday' was the last script that late Yash Chopra heard and the upcoming film is somewhere inspired by the legendary filmmaker's two top grossers 'Kaala Patthar' and 'Deewar'. The film is based in Kolkata during the unsettled times of...
  • 'Gunday' was the last narration which late Yash Chopra heard January 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Ali Abbas Zafar says the forthcoming film 'Gunday', produced by Yash Raj Films (YRF), was the last narration that the late filmmaker Yash Chopra heard. Zafar shared how special the film is, at a press conference here in the presence of the movie's stars Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh...
  • Gunday: Let's break some rules with Ranveer, Arjun in 'JashnEIshqa' December 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The makers have released a new song from the film 'Gunday'. The song is called 'JashEIshqa' and it captures the feel of youth. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film features Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra and Arjun Kapoor in the lead roles. The film is scheduled to hit...
  • Gunday: Meet Calcutta's most beautiful cabaret dancer in the trailer December 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The makers have revealed the trailer of 'Gunday'. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film features Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Irrfan in the lead roles. The film is scheduled to hit the screens on February 14, 2014. ...
  • YRF's 'Gunday' will be released in Bengali too November 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Ali Abbas Zafar's forthcoming project 'Gunday' will be dubbed in Bengali for the audience in West Bengal. Produced by Yash Raj Films (YRF), this is for the first time that their production venture will be dubbed in Bengali for fans. The movie will be released in Bengali on the...
  • Yash Raj Films's 'Gunday' to be released in Bengali too November 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Yash Raj Films has decided a Hindi as well as Bengali release of its upcoming film 'Gunday' as the movie is set in 70's Bengal. Helmed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the movie which stars Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and Priyanka Chopra in the lead, is releasing on...
  • Gunday: Meet Calcutta's most loved bandits in the teaser November 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The makers have revealed the first look of 'Gunday'. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, 'Gunday' features Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor in the lead roles. The film is based on the lives of two young guys who build a reputation for themselves in the world of crime. The...
  • Priyanka Chopra's 'Gunday' to be shot in Oman? September 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Ali Abbas Zafar is back in Mumbai after scouting locations for his next movie 'Gunday' in Oman. "I was in Oman scouting locations for 'Gunday'. Now back in Mumbai," he posted on a microblogging site Twitter. The film stars Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor. It will release on...
  • Ranveer and I are fun loving goons in 'Gunday': Arjun September 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor says his upcoming film 'Gunday' is not as aggressive and action-oriented film as it is being perceived. In fact, he says it is a wholesome family entertainer. "Everyone thinks that we (Ranveer Singh and I) are in very aggressive and negative roles in 'Gunday.' But we are...
  • 'Gunday' to release on Valentine's Day next year April 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Ali Abbas Zafar and producer Aditya Chopra's forthcoming movie 'Gunday' will release Feb 14 next year. An actiondramacumromance, the film stars Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Irrfan in the lead roles. The story is set in the 1970s, Kolkata's most unsettled times, and revolves around two inseparable...
  • Priyanka Chopra is the 'gundi' on sets, say 'Gunday' co-stars March 6, 2013

    Actor Ranveer Singh set the tone for the evening while promoting Yash Raj's latest 'Gunday' in Kolkata on Tuesday. Also starring Priyanka Chopra and Arjun Kapoor, the film is by Ali Abbas Zafar. ...
  • Deciding language for 'Gunday' was tough: Director March 6, 2013

    Kolkata: Bollywood director Ali Abbas Zafar, of 'Mere Brother Ki Dulhan' fame, says the politically turbulent nature of Kolkata will help audiences to understand the characters and story of his next venture 'Gunday' better. "It's quite a politically turbulent city and once you see the film you will understand why these...
  • Snapshot: Ranveer, Arjun show their holy side in 'Gunday' March 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Abbas Ali Zafar is currently in Kolkata with the star cast of his upcoming film 'Gunday'. Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra have donned a new avatar for Zafar's film. In the recent picture tweeted by director Ali Abbas Zafar, 'Gunday' Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor are...
  • Snapshot: Ranveer, Arjun shoot for 'Gunday' in Kolkata February 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor, who are currently shooting for Ali Abbas Zafar's film 'Gunday', were spotted at Kolkata. The film deals is set in Kolkata and deals with the black marketers. Director Ali Abbas Zafar tweeted the picture of his star cast, "Kalkatta ke Gunday, inke tevar...
  • 'Gunday' crew heads to Kolkata to shoot in real locations February 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Ali Abbas Zafar, currently busy shooting for 'Gunday', says the entire star cast of the crimethriller is headed to Kolkata to shoot in real locations. The film's story is set in the City of Joy and apparently shows the lives of two small time thieves who later get involved...
  • 'Gunday' First Look: Ranveer challenges Arjun December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The first poster of 'Gunday' is out. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film stars Arjun Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra and Irrfan Khan in the lead roles. The film is set in Kolkata and deals with the story of black marketers. ...
  • Ali Zafar's Gunday, a period film set in Kolkata August 31, 2012

    Mumbai: Ali Abbas Zafar is ready to wield the megaphone for his second directorial venture 'Gunday' and says that the period drama, to be shot entirely in Kolkata, is not about romance. "The film is titled 'Gunday' and will be completely shot in Kolkata. It's a period film set in 1971...
  • Gunday: Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor turn gangsters August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: After Sujoy Gosh's 'Kahaani', director Ali Abbas Zafar has chosen Kolkata as the backdrop for his film 'Gunday', which stars Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor. Set in the 1970s and 1980s, the film is about Bikram and Bela who rose from being small time wagon breakers and coal thieves...