BHARDWAJ

  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Music Director 3 days ago

    New Delhi: There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second...
  • Delhi airport official accused of sexual harassment suspended 5 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Home Ministry on Friday suspended an immigration officer at the Delhi airport after a female passenger complained that he allegedly verbally sexually harassed her by asking some offensive questions when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi on March 18. The Home Ministry also said that a departmental...
  • Woman accuses Delhi airport official of verbally sexually harassing her, files complaint 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: A homemaker in Bengaluru has alleged that she was verbally sexually harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport on March 18 when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi. The woman claimed that the immigration officer harassed her by asking her several uncomfortable personal questions. The...
  • Chidambaram behind Section 66A of IT Act, I was kicked out of Congress over 2G: HR Bhardwaj 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Union Law Minister HR Bhardwaj has dropped a bombshell claiming that former Union home minister P Chidambaram was behind the introduction of Section 66A in the Information Technology Act. Speaking to CNN-IBN he said, "Chidambaram was the one behind this act. All of them connived to pass...
  • Vishal Bhardwaj dedicates National Awards win to Kashmiri Pandits, Anupam Kher calls it 'fraudish' 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who has dedicated the five National Film Awards that his film 'Haider' has bagged, to Kashmiri Pandits, has left veteran actor Anupam Kher irked. 'Haider', based on William Shakespeare's play 'Hamlet', was set against the backdrop of insurgency of Kashmir. He was blamed for showing only one...
  • e Lounge: Winners of 62nd National Film Awards 1 week ago

    In this episode of e Lounge meet the winners of 62nd National Film Awards. ...
  • Winning National Film Awards in five categories a big achievement: Vishal Bhardwaj 1 week ago

    Bollywood director Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' won five awards at the 62nd National Film Awards. The director said, "We couldn't believe we got five awards. It's a big achievement. I didn't get awards in the popular category. I don't respect those Bollywood awards and only respect the national award." ...
  • 62nd National Film Awards: 'Haider' shines in healthy mix of Hindi, regional cinema March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: The jury of the 62nd National Film Awards on Tuesday announced a balanced list of winners from the Hindi and regional movie worlds, with Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' taking away a bouquet of five awards. Talents from Tamil and Bengali movies have been rightfully lauded too. 'Haider' - a modern-day...
  • 'Mary Kom' Priyanka congratulates king of 'Queen' Vikas Bahl March 25, 2015

    Mumbai: Joyous over the victory of her own film 'Mary Kom' at the 62nd National Film Awards, actress Priyanka Chopra has reached out to other winners like Vikas Bahl of 'Queen' and Vishal Bhardwaj of 'Haider' to congratulate them. "Yay! Kabhi Kisi ko itna Bhi mat Darao ki darr hi khatm...
  • We have got more than what we expected: Vishal Bhardwaj on National Awards March 25, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj is overwhelmed that his film 'Haider', which completed his Shakespearean trilogy, was named for the National Awards on Tuesday. He says the honours have exceeded the team's expectations. "We have got more than what we expected. We have got five awards and I am overwhelmed," Bhardwaj told...
  • Bookmark, save, listen: The award winning soundtrack of Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' March 24, 2015

    Vishal Bhardwaj's poignant film 'Haider' may have missed out awards in direction, acting and screenplay category at the just announced '62nd National Film Awards' but the film won major awards in music department. The film's composer (and director) Vishal Bhardwaj won Best Music and Sukhwinder Singh was awarded Best Playback...
  • Gulzar: I learn the nuances of this age by being in touch with Vishal Bharadwaj March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: From helming songs for Bimal Roy's film 'Bandini' to penning the Grammy-winning song 'Jai Ho,' poet-lyricist Gulzar says the seemingly effortless transition was made possible by director-composer Vishal Bhardwaj. The 80-year-old expresses his gratitude to Bhardwaj for helping him traverse the changes of generations and had been a major...
  • Vishal Bhardwaj: The Censor Board is behaving like Taliban; it should be chopped off March 21, 2015

    Mumbai: His unabashed use of abuses and rustic lingo in his films has always added to the power of his cinema. National Award winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj has reacted strongly to diktats on film content, saying that the Central Board of Film Certification is behaving like the Taliban and that...
  • Hrithik and I want to work for the longest time: Vishal Bhardwaj March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Vishal Bhardwaj says he and Hrithik Roshan have been planning to work together for a long time but things did not work out in the past. There is a strong buzz that the director and Hrithik are collaborating on a project to be produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. When asked...
  • My films are my style statement: Vishal Bhardwaj March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: National award-winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who has helmed offbeat films like 'Omkara', 'Kaminey' and 'Haider', considers his films as his style statement which teleports cinema lovers to a whole new arena of the film with ease. The 49-year-old multi-talented filmmaker was here on Thursday to promote Blenders Pride Reserve...
  • Vishal has a soulful approach towards music: Rekha Bhardwaj February 28, 2015

    Mumbai: In her two decade old playback career, Rekha Bhardwaj has collaborated mostly with her director husband Vishal because she feels he understands music beautifully. Rekha, who started her Bollywood singing career with 'Chachi 420' where Vishal was the music director, said it is always a delight to work with him. "Vishal is...
  • Coke Studio returns with season 4; Rekha Bhardwaj, Jyoti Nooran, Harshdeep Kaur to feature this time February 25, 2015

    Mumbai: The fourth season of MTV Coke Studio is all set to grow larger in scale and creativity and promises to connect the audience to the roots. The 2015 edition will be a year-long show of soulful music, curated and composed by some of the best in music industry- Vishal-Shekhar, Amit...
  • Restoration and preservation of old films is like preservation of our culture: Gulzar February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Praising Viacom18 and Film Heritage Foundation's initiative to save India's cinematic heritage, veteran writer-lyricist-filmmaker Gulzar says film restoration, which has been neglected for a long time in India, equals preservation of culture. "Handling old films, restoring them and preserving them is like preserving your culture," Gulzar said. The Film Heritage Foundation...
  • Imam removed after 'Haider' role; sends legal notice to Vishal Bhardwaj January 30, 2015

    Srinagar: An Imam, who appeared in a small role in Vishal Bhardwaj's Kashmir-set film 'Haider', has been sacked by the management committee of the mosque over a marriage scene. Ghulam Hassan Shah claimed he was tricked into performing the 'nikah' scene in the Bollywood film and has now sent a legal...
  • Delhi elections: Greater Kailash a triangular contest as BJP, AAP, Congress slug it out January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: The high-profile seat of Greater Kailash will witness a triangular contest in Delhi Assembly elections on February 7 as all three parties have fielded strong candidates from the constituency. The Congress candidate is President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha, BJP is going with former councilor Rakesh Kumar Gullaiya and...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Vishal Bhardwaj not yet ready to give up on Shakespeare, may direct a comedy next based on bard's play January 22, 2015

    Jaipur: Even though Vishal Bhardwaj has made a trilogy based on Shakespeare's work already, the director doesn't mind making a few more films based on the bard's work. During a short chat up at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival, the filmmaker revealed that while he hasn't planned his next film yet,...
  • JLF 2015, Day 1, behind the scenes: Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna has a new catchphrase, Vishal Bhardwaj's unassuming ways January 22, 2015

    Jaipur: Most of the audiences at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival were really eager to connect with the authors and attend the erudite discussions taking place on several stages. But we spotted a horde of eager ladies, waiting in breathless excitement for the arrival of a certain celebrity chef. 'MasterChef...
  • Anurag Kashyap suggested me to send 'Meeruthiya Gangsters' to Cannes film festival: Zeishan Quadri January 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Writer Zeishan Quadri, who is debuting as a director with crime-based movie 'Meeruthiya Gangsters', says he is planning to send the film to the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival. Based on a real life incident, the film features actors Aakash Dahiya, Vansh Bhardwaj, Jaideep Ahlawat and Jatin Sarna. The film is...
  • Naseeruddin Shah, Vishal Bhardwaj, Waheeda Rehman to attend Jaipur Literature Festival January 6, 2015

    Jaipur: Bollywood bigwigs like Naseeruddin Shah, Vishal Bhardwaj, Waheeda Rehman and Javed Akhtar will be present at the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival that will begin here Jan 21, said the organisers. These luminaries will gather to discuss the processes and challenges involved in adapting books into cinemas, the organisers said. There...
  • Rajkumar Hirani, Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl: The 6 master filmmakers of 2014 December 30, 2014

    As the saying commonly goes, 'the Director is the captain of the ship'. And as the captain, the director has to steer the ship (in this case, the film) in the right direction so the audience understands and gets entertained by his vision. Many a times, a director makes or breaks...
  • Kalki Koechlin: I'm a huge Vishal Bhardwaj fan and want to work with him November 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Kalki Koechlin, who has maintained a balance between art and commercial cinema, says she now wants to work with filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj. "I am a huge fan of Vishal and I want to work with him. His films are both commercial and offbeat. I think he is very talented,"...