Anees Bazmee

  • Anil Kapoor tempted to focus on '24' season 2; Rishi Kapoor and Jeetendra likely to join the cast 15-03-2014 01:44 PM

    Mumbai: Anil Kapoor has several film offers coming his way but is tempted to set the ball rolling for the second season of his game-changing TV series '24'. Confirming his full-throttle plans for the show's season two, Kapoor said: "My entire team is into pre-production. Only my own dates need...
  • I'm re-writing 'No Entry' script for Bipasha Basu: Anees Bazmee 08-03-2014 03:42 PM

    Mumbai: Director Anees Bazmee is re-writing the script of a sequel to his 2005 hit comedy 'No Entry' to fit in actress friend Bipasha Basu. Currently, Anees is working on 'Welcome Back' but he is rewriting certain portions to the script of 'No Entry Mein Entry'. "Bipasha's role ended in...
  • I'm not working with Rekha, says Amitabh Bachchan 09-12-2013 10:24 AM

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has rubbished reports suggesting that he is in talks to star opposite veteran actress Rekha in a YRF film. According to reports, Aditya Chopra was said to bring Rekha and Bachchan on-screen together again. The two last worked in 1981 hit 'Silsila'. "I am not doing...
  • Telugu actor Brahmanandam to star in 'Welcome Back' 08-11-2013 11:58 AM

    Chennai: Fourteen years after he played a cameo in Amitabh Bachchan-starrer 'Suryavansham', ace Telugu actor-comedian Brahmanandam will be seen in upcoming Hindi comedy 'Welcome Back', a sequel to the 2007 hit 'Welcome'. "I signed the film after the director (Anees Bazmee) had approached me with an interesting role. I play...
  • John Abraham shoots Rs 3 crore song for 'Welcome Back' 05-10-2013 10:52 AM

    Mumbai: John Abraham's entry in Anees Bazmee's 'Welcome Back' will not be an ordinary one. The director has spent Rs.3 crore on a song that will introduce the actor in the comedy. It has been shot in a popular suburban studio here. "Anees bhai wanted to do something special with...
  • Big B, Rekha may work together in 'Welcome Back' 01-09-2013 10:03 AM

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Rekha are likely to come together for Anees Bazmee's upcoming comedy film 'Welcome Back'. Producer Firoz Nadiadwala and director Anees Bazmee are reportedly in talks with Bachchan and Rekha for the sequel of their 2007 hit 'Welcome'. Big B has already been approached to...
  • Paresh Rawal is a world-class actor: Anil Kapoor 27-08-2013 01:30 PM

    Mumbai: Anil Kapoor, who is working with Paresh Rawal again in 'Welcome Back,' a sequel to the 2007 hit 'Welcome', regards him as a world-class actor. "I was working internationally and they were saying 'Anil you are doing very well and I like the way you work.' I said, 'I...
  • John won't step into Akshay's role in 'Welcome Back': Anees Bazmee 27-08-2013 10:24 AM

    Mumbai: Actor John Abraham, who is stepping into the shoes of Akshay Kumar, for the sequel of 'Welcome' says that the 'Khiladi' was happy that he is taking the franchise forward. The makers of 'Welcome Back' have cast John Abraham and Shruti Hassan as the new additions while Nana Patekar...
  • Big B to play Feroz Khan's role in 'Welcome Back'? 27-08-2013 10:14 AM

    Mumbai: The makers of 'Welcome Back' have approached megastar Amitabh Bachchan to take ahead the role essayed by late Bollywood actor Feroz Khan, in the 2007 hit comedy. The veteran had played a powerful underworld don named RDX in the entertainer starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif. "We have not...
  • Never wanted to sign Sunny Leone for 'Welcome' sequel: Anees Bazmee 27-05-2013 06:00 PM

    Mumbai: Director Anees Bazmee says he was not keen to rope in Sunny Leone in his film because he doesn't want to be "accused of anything risque". The Canadian adult film star Sunny embarked on Bollywood journey with 'Jism 2' and she also did item number in 'Shootout At Wadala'....
  • No Entry Mein Entry: Bazmee awaits Salman's dates 13-11-2012 02:34 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anees Bazmee, who is gearing up for the sequel to 'No Entry', says he is waiting to get actor Salman Khan's date for the movie, which is likely to go on floors in 2013. "'No Entry Mein Entry' is my priority right now. I am waiting to get...
  • No Entry Mein Entry: Salman, Anil, Fardeen return 07-11-2012 12:04 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anees Bazmee, currently busy with 'No Entry' sequel, plans to unite with Sohail Khan for a southern remake. "I was in Cochin and I just had a causal chat with Sohail Khan. If things fall in place, then we both will collaborate and make a film together. But...
  • Don't regret anything: Harman Baweja 08-07-2011 04:31 PM

    Mumbai: Three-films-old Harman Baweja hasn't had a dream run at the box office but the actor doesn't regret anything and is looking forward to his forthcoming movie It's My Life. "I don't regret anything. Each and every thing you do is a process. You have to take decisions. When I...
  • Write your review: 'Ready'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Ready' is an agonizingly, boring film. What do you think? Write your reviews and win prizes. ...
  • Masand: 'Ready' is an agonisingly boring film 03-06-2011 09:55 PM

    Cast: Salman Khan, Asin, Paresh Rawal, Arya Babbar, Mahesh Manjrekar Director: Anees Bazmee Earlier this week while interviewing Asin, I joked to her that it was probably futile on my part to ask about her role in 'Ready'. She said she was relieved I wasn't taking the film too seriously:...
  • Pritam ripped off my song: Anu Malik 26-04-2011 05:19 PM

    Mumbai: Music composer Anu Malik alleges that Pritam Chakraborty has lifted the entire tune of his "Mohabaat naam hai kiska" from Ajnabee and used it in the song "Character dhila hai". The song features in director Anees Bazmee forthcoming movie Ready and is picturised on Salman Khan and Zarine Khan....
  • Salman starrer 'Ready' to release in June 16-04-2011 02:15 PM

    After blockbuster 'Dabangg' Salman Khan is back with his next movie, 'Ready.' This Anees Bazmee potboiler also stars Asin and is scheduled to release in June. Here's a first look at 'Ready'. ...
  • Write your review 'Thank You'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Thank You' is an awful film, What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes. ...
  • Masand:'Thank You' is an awful film 08-04-2011 10:48 PM

    Cast: Akshay Kumar, Irrfan Khan, Bobby Deol, Suniel Shetty, Sonam Kapoor, Rimmi Sen, Celina Jaitley Director: Anees Bazmee There's no polite way to say this - director Anees Bazmee's 'Thank You' is an awful, awful film. Five writers are credited with having worked on the script, and yet all they...
  • Court restricts cable from showing 'Thank You' 07-04-2011 06:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Thursday restrained cable operators nationwide from distributing, telecasting and broadcasting the forthcoming release "Thank You" and/or otherwise infringing the copyright, production house UTV said in a statement. Those thinking of enjoying on their home TV sets the Akshay Kumar starrer through cable network will...
  • UTV wins 'Thank You' title row 06-04-2011 05:11 PM

    Mumbai: The makers of Akshay Kumar starrer Thank You have won a legal battle against producer-director Pooja Bhatt's Fisheye Networks Ltd over the title of the film after Mumbai High Court Wednesday ruled that there is no copyright on a mere title. Pooja had filed a case against UTV and...
  • Salman drives the tuk-tuk in Pattaya 22-02-2011 07:30 PM

    New Delhi: If his arch rival Shah Rukh Khan shot action scenes on a desi cycle-rickshaw, Salman Khan decided to be different and performed his stunts on tuk-tuk, the Thai auto-rickshaw, in the narrow streets of Pattaya for Anees Bazmee's Ready. "It was Bhai's (Salman's) idea to shoot with tuk-tuks...
  • In pics: Mallika, Anil Kapoor turn on the heat in Welcome 12-12-2007 02:54 AM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar has achieved just about every individual accolade in cricket and holds an almost divine status in India, where the TV audience soars every time he goes out to bat. However, his 21-year international career is missing one notable achievement: a World Cup title. That adds to...