Annu Kapoor

  • Annu Kapoor: Sex sells in Bollywood, but it's not a formula for success July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: National Award winning actor Annu Kapoor admits that off late sex comedies have done well in Bollywood, but he insists there is no "formula for success". "Remember one thing, anything related to sex always tittilates people and sometimes it works. However, there is no formula for any film to be...
  • I was disappointed after watching 'Vicky Donor' : Zoya Akhtar March 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Zoya Akhtar feels that Shoojit Sircar's 'Vicky Donor' was an overrated film. On the chat show 'Koffee with Karan', when Karan Johar asked which was the most overrated film in the last two years, Zoya said it was 'Vicky Donor'. "I don't want to be mean but I thought...
  • Watch: Shah Rukh hugs Gauri, then dunks her in a coloured pool of water in this video from a private Holi party in the '90s March 19, 2014

    This video from the mid-90s, uploaded by Lehren Retro, captures a young Shah Rukh Khan and wife Gauri Khan dancing with abandon at a Holi party. Celebrities such as, Chunky Pandey, Monica Bedi, Vinod Kambli, Annu Kapoor, Ramesh Sippy and Rakesh Roshan, among others, are dipping each other in a...
  • Shraddha Kapoor to play Rati Agnihotri's role in 'Shaukeen' remake? March 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor is likely to step in the shoes of noted actress Rati Agnihotri for the remake of 'Shaukeen'. For the remake of Basu Chatterjee's 1982 hit film, the makers are looking for a new leading lady after Nargis Fakhri walked out citing date issues. The makers are...
  • Annu Kapoor rewrites Ramleela scenes for 'Muavza' October 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Upcoming movie 'Muavza', about neo-rich people in the capital, will have scenes depicting mythological tale of 'Ramayan' and actor Annu Kapoor has written those scenes. It all happened after the actor's recent visit to the capital. He quizzed people about their intention behind watching Ramleela during Dusshera time. "Everyone unanimously said,...
  • Annu Kapoor gears up for satire 'Muavza' September 11, 2013

    Mumbai: National Award-winning actor Annu Kapoor is gearing up for his next film titled 'Muavza', a satire on the lives of the nouvea riche of Delhi-National Capital Region. The actor, who won the National Award for the best supporting actor for his performance in the movie 'Vicky Donor', will be seen...
  • Annu Kapoor to share cinema's untold stories as RJ June 23, 2013

    New Delhi: National award winning actor Annu Kapoor promises to share some of Indian cinema's unheard stories through the radio. He has turned radio jockey for 92.7 Big FM's new offering 'Suhaana Safar with Annu Kapoor'. His show, which will also take listeners back to the golden era of music, will...
  • Watch: Was Salman Khan joking or being plain rude? March 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Swatting at imaginary flies, wandering about the stage, chatting with another actor, cracking jokes, counting make-believe stars - when does ribbing become borderline rudeness for our Bollywood superstars? Salman Khan was seen chatting with Arshad Warsi on stage at the Star Guild Awards 2013 as actor Annu Kapoor made...
  • Future of small budget films is very bright in India: Annu Kapoor March 25, 2013

    Actor Annu Kapoor joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on winning the award for Best Supporting Actor at the 60th National Film Awards for his film 'Vicky Donor'. Q. Kapoor saab Adaab! Congratulations. Asked by: Yaseen A. Shukriya. Q. Which is your next movie? Asked...
  • I credit 'Vicky Donor' team for National Awards: John Abraham March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Little did anyone know that a story about a sperm donor could become a hit at the box office and find critical acclaim too. But John Abraham's debut production 'Vicky Donor', starring a debutant, pulled it off and that too with three National Awards. "I am very happy that...
  • 60th National Film Awards: The list of winners March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Irrfan has won the Best Actor award for his powerful performance in Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Paan Singh Tomar' and Marathi actress Usha Jadhav has won the Best Actress award for 'Dhag'. Here is the complete list of the winners: Best Feature Film: Paan Singh Tomar Best Director: Shivaji Lotan Patil...
  • 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...
  • Annu Kapoor: I never watch films February 3, 2013

    Bhopal: Noted actor Annu Kapoor, who has essayed versatile roles in a number of movies, has revealed that he never watches films. "I do not watch Hindi films and neither do I see English movies nor the theatre," Annu, who hails from Madhya Pradesh, told PTI during a recent visit. ...
  • Salim's Filmfare award goes to Vicky Donor writer April 25, 2012

    New Delhi: It's not the awards season yet, but Juhi Chaturvedi, the debutant script writer of the much-acclaimed film Vicky Donor, has already 'won' her Filmfare trophy from an industry legend. Writer Salim Khan, the father of actor Salman Khan, was so moved by the film, he gave director Shoojit...
  • Box Office: 'Vicky Donor' rakes in Rs 9.35 crore April 25, 2012

    New Delhi: 'Vicky Donor', produced by John Abraham and starring Ayushmann Khurana, Yami Gautam and Annu Kapoor added Rs 1.5 crore on Monday to the Rs 7.85 crore it made over the last weekend, taking the total up to Rs 9.35 crore. Word of mouth publicity has worked for the...
  • Meet Kamlesh Gill, Vicky Donor's modern 'biji' April 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Vicky Donor could be biased, but he claims Delhi has only two truly modern things - the Metro Rail and his 'biji', who in this case is his paternal grandmother. Utterly unabashed and undoubtedly progressive for her age, 'biji' in Shoojit Sircar's Vicky Donor, played by theatre actress...
  • B'wood professional, but sans soul: Annu Kapoor April 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Annu Kapoor, who has dedicated over three decades of his life to showbiz, feels the Hindi film industry has become more professional over time, but feels it now lacks the soul of filmmaking. "The society has witnessed tremendous change over the years. As a result, the art of filmmaking...