Barfi

  • Ranbir Kapoor's 'Barfi!' to be screened in Serbia August 24, 2014

    After winning hearts at home and several international film festivals, romantic comedy Barfi starring Ranbir Kapoor is now all set to delight audiences in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. The Indian Embassy in Belgrade in collaboration with Filmstreet is screening the 2012 film on Sunday evening in Belgrade. The open screening...
  • After Sridevi's 'English Vinglish', Ranbir Kapoor's 'Barfi' releases in Japan; will it also rule Japanese Box office? August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: After garnering appreciation in countries like South Korea, Turkey, Taiwan, China and Hong Kong, Ranbir Kapoor-starrer 'Barfi!' hit the theatres in Japan on Friday. The UTV Motion Pictures' entertainer is also said to be the first movie of Ranbir, legendary actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor's grandson, to release in Japan. "We were...
  • 'Barfi!' director Anurag Basu warns against fake Facebook account August 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The news that Anurag Basu has signed Ranbir Kapoor for his next film to begin in 2015, spread like wildfire via Facebook. But the filmmaker has reached out to his fans on Twitter to deny the news saying it's a fake account. "There is news article abt me signing RK...
  • I'm not politically correct, I'm private: Priyanka Chopra December 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra rarely comments on her love life. She says it has nothing to do with being 'politically correct'. At the Agenda Aaj Tak Conclave here Thursday, Bollywood's eligible bachelorette was asked why she has never stood up and spoken out against dating rumours. "It's not because I am being...
  • Should've taken time to deal with my dad's loss: Priyanka November 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Just four days after her father's death Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra resumed work and says she did so to escape from dealing with her loss. The actress' father Ashok Chopra died in June this year after battling cancer. A doctor by profession, he had retired from the Indian Army in...
  • Ranbir Kapoor is the most wanted bachelor: Survey October 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Ranbir Kapoor has been voted as the most wanted bachelor in the country in a survey conducted by a matrimonial site, while Deepika Padukone has been declared the most sought after bachelorette. The survey was conducted by matrimonial site Shaadi.com with over 7,000 men and women in the...
  • Priyanka Chopra's mother wanted her to get married since she was 18 October 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra's younger brother recently got engaged, but she is not under any pressure to get married. "My brother wanted to do it and in my family we all support each other. Thankfully, I don't have any pressure to get married from my family. My dad never put this...
  • Priyanka most dangerous celebrity online: Survey September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Priyanka Chopra has been named as most dangerous celebrity online in a survey conducted by a cyber security system. Priyanka, who has been part of hit movies like 'Don', 'Agneepath' and 'Barfi!' has replaced Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone in this year's McAfee's Most Dangerous Celebrity survey, said...
  • Happy Ending: It's so much fun to work with Saif, says Ileana September 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Ileana D'Cruz, who debuted in Bollywood with 'Barfi', recently shot with Saif Ali Khan for 'Happy Ending' and says it's fun to work with the actor. Directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, 'Happy Ending' features Saif and Ileana as the lead pair. "I am working with Saif and it was...
  • Ranbir bags best actor, 'Barfi!' best film at SAIFTA September 7, 2013

    Durban: After triumphing on home turf, Anurag Basu's 'Barfi!' made it big in foreign shores by winning the best film award at the first edition of the South Africa India Film and Television Awards (SAIFTA), while Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra won the best actors awards for their performance in...
  • I'm very critical of myself, says Priyanka Chopra September 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress-singer Priyanka Chopra, who has given hits like 'Fashion' and 'Barfi!', and worked with international singers like Will.iam and Pitbull, says she competes only with herself. And she admits she is critical of herself. Priyanka also said she is not bothered by what her contemporaries in showbiz do. "I am very...
  • Disney UTV studios make film posters available online July 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Disney UTV Studios has introduced the posters of some 42 of its hit films available online. Posters of films like 'Rang De Basanti', 'Dev D', 'Swades', 'Jodhaa Akbar', 'Barfi!' and 'Paan Singh Tomar' and many other titles are part of the online catalogue. "Our movies have defined the way audiences consume...
  • IIFA 2013: 'Barfi' bags best film, Ranbir best actor July 7, 2013

    Macau: 'Barfi' scooped top honours at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards, at a ceremony in the Chinese gambling haven of Macau on Saturday that also celebrated a century of Bollywood. 'Barfi', a romantic comedy about a mute and deaf man and his relationship with two women. The movie was...
  • IIFA 2013: 'Barfi!' receives 9 Technical Awards July 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) has announced winners of the 'Technical Awards' categories for this year's IIFA Awards. Of the 14 awards, Anurag Basu's 'Barfi!' has garnered the highest number of awards in the technical category, a grand total of 9, bagging the award for Best Cinematography...
  • IIFA 2013: Bollywood vamps, villains come alive in Macau July 6, 2013

    Macau: Varied looks inspired by Bollywood's villains and vamps over 100 years of Indian cinema came alive at Grey Goose IIFA Rocks, a fashion show on the eve of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards. The IIFA Rocks fashion show, presented by designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil, was held Friday...
  • Was unsure about casting Priyanka in 'Barfi!' initially: Anurag Basu July 6, 2013

    Macau: Anurag Basu, whose 'Barfi!' did exceedingly well at the box office, says he was initially confused about his lead actress for the film. While Ranbir Kapoor played the title role, Priyanka Chopra was seen as autistic Jhilmil Chatterjee and her performance won her many awards. Illeana D'Cruz also featured in...
  • Ranbir Kapoor works really hard, says Jaaved Jaffrey June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Jaaved Jaffrey, who will share screen space with Ranbir Kapoor in 'Besharam', is impressed with the young actor's dedication and choice of different roles. "I like him (Ranbir Kapoor) as an actor (since) when he started his career. He works really hard and tries to do new characters," Jaaved said...
  • 'Chennai Express' is different from Rohit Shetty's other films: Deepika June 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Two of her films this year -- 'Race 2' and the latest 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'-- have entered the elite Rs 100 crore club, but actress Deepika Padukone does not attach much significance to this tag. 'Race 2' received a fantastic opening at the box office giving Deepika a...
  • Phata Poster Nikhla Hero: Ileana is Shahid's heroine June 12, 2013

    Mumbai: 'Phata Poster Nikhla Hero' will see Ileana D'Cruz teaming up with Shahid Kapoor for the first time on the big screen and she seems to be satisfied with the final product. "The film that I have done with Shahid has come out beautifully. I am extremely excited. It is something,...
  • Don't take risks when it comes to fashion: Ileana D'Cruz June 11, 2013

    Mumbai: She is stylish and glamorous, but Ileana D'Cruz confesses to not taking risks in clothes. Her style mantra is simple and comfortable outfits. "I don't like taking a lot of risks when it comes to fashion. I believe that you must be comfortable in what you are wearing. I like...
  • Have walked into Bollywood with no expectations: Ileana D'Cruz June 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Southern actress Ileana D'Cruz, who set her Bollywood career in pace starting with the much-acclaimed and awarded 'Barfi!', says she came to the Hindi film industry with "no expectations". "I have actually walked into Bollywood with no expectations whatsoever. I did not expect to be appreciated for my work in...
  • Jagga Jasoos: Ranbir Kapoor turns detective May 31, 2013

    Mumbai: After mesmerising audiences with his performance as mute Barfi in Anurag Basu's film with the same name, the actor is all set to play a detective in the director's next 'Jagga Jasoos'. The 30-year-old, who was present at the special screening of his film 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' here Thursday,...
  • After Sujoy Ghosh, Anurag Basu to act in a Bengali film? May 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Anurag Basu is likely to act in his assistant Abhijeet Das's debut Bengali film. Basu, who has directed films like 'Murder', Gangster', 'Kites', 'Life In A Metro' and 'Barfi', played the role of a doctor in filmmaker Onir's movie 'I Am'. If all goes well, he might be in...
  • 'Barfi' leads IIFA Technical Awards May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Ranbir Kapoor-Priyanka Chopra starrer 'Barfi' bagged nine awards in the technical category at the 14th annual IIFA Awards. The Anurag Basu directed movie took home nine awards out of 14 for Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Production Design, Best Sound Design, Best Song Recording, Best Sound Mixing, Best...
  • Television is much more difficult than making films: Anurag Basu May 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Basu, who started his direction career with 1996 hit daily soap 'Tara', says films should not be considered superior to television and adds that filmmaking is easier. He also directed TV shows 'Star Bestsellers' and 'Koshish... Ek Aashaa' before making his big screen debut with 2003 movie 'Saaya'...
  • Anurag Basu's 'Barfi!' leads IIFA 2013 nominations April 22, 2013

    Anurag Basu's critically acclaimed and commercially successful movie 'Barfi!' leads the nominations for the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2013. Movies like 'Vicky Donor', 'Gangs Of Wasseypur' and 'Agneepath' have scored major nominations too. The IIFA Voting Weekend was held in March, and the resultant nominations list reflects the diverse...
  • Aishwarya Rai stuns everyone with TOIFA performance April 8, 2013

    Vancouver: It was entertainment reloaded when two big Bollywood stars - Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai - joined other B-town big wigs on the stage at the TOIFA night, where 'Barfi!' walked away with top honours. Dressed in a long red jacket, Shah Rukh entered the stage amidst loud cheer...
  • Anurag Basu's 'Barfi!' wins top honours at TOIFA April 7, 2013

    Vancouver: The story of a deaf and mute boy, 'Barfi!' turned out to be the top winner at the maiden edition of the Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA) cornering the best film, best director, best actor and best actress trophies. At a glittering awards function Saturday, Anurag Basu picked up...