Bhardwaj

  • RTI activists write to President 5 days ago

    New Delhi: RTI activists and former Information Commissioners on Thursday urged the President Pranab Mukherjee to take immediate steps to appoint the Chief Information Commissioner in the Central Information Commission (CIC). In a letter to the President, the activists said that it is a matter of grave concern that the post...
  • Why Pankaj Kapur as the lecherous old painter Don Pedro in 'Finding Fanny' is one of Indian cinema's most interesting artists 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Wiping his hand across the scraggy stubble, the old, cynical artist Don Pedro Cleto Colaco looks leeringly at the the voluptuous old widow Rosie Eucharistica. "I want to paint you," he says, bowing down low in a smooth movement. The older, but still attractive woman, blinks, taken aback....
  • Watch: How Shahid Kapoor transforms into the brooding protagonist for 'Haider' 1 week ago

    Check out Shahid Kapoor's hairstyle transformation that he had to undergo for his character in his upcoming film 'Haider'. Kapoor plays the role of the titular hero in Vishal Bhardwaj's adaptation of William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. The film will hit the theatres next month. ...
  • I was apprehensive about playing Shahid Kapoor's mother in 'Haider'; Vishal Bhardwaj had a tough time convincing me: Tabu September 4, 2014

    The relationship between Shakespeare's tragic hero Hamlet and his mother Gertrude has always been a reason for discourse and debate among literature students and filmmakers. The haunted son, the seemingly apathetic mother, the struggle for power, have all been adapted on stage, in fiction and in films, over time. Next month,...
  • Idol Chat: Tabu talks about 'Haider' August 30, 2014

    Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Tabu shares her behind the scene experience of her upcoming film 'Haider'. Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, 'Haider' starring Tabu, Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles. The film is set to be released on October 2. ...
  • It is daunting to play Hamlet on screen but I am comfortable in uncomfortable spaces as an actor: Shahid Kapoor August 29, 2014

    London: Bollywood filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj hopes to bring a moving theatre to Kashmir for the screening of his upcoming release 'Haider'. A request for special screenings of his adaptation of 'Hamlet' in the valley is now with the state's Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in the lead up to its global release...
  • I&B ministry should create separate categories for films meant for children above 12, 15 and 18 years: Vishal Bhardwaj August 21, 2014

    Reacting to the arrest of Central Board of Film Certification's (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar in an alleged bribery case, filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj says it is high time that Information & Broadcasting Ministry should come forward and aggressively help film fraternity on various matters. "I have read about it (arrest of CBFC...
  • New song 'Aao na' from Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' is a great mix of moving lyrics and modern pulsating beats August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: This will make your Wednesday afternoon a little brighter. The first song for the eagerly-anticipated Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' was released yesterday on YouTube. The song, titled 'Aao na' has been composed and sung by Vishal Dadlani. The lyrics have been penned by Gulzar. The latest film in the...
  • Discussion on judiciary, judges shouldn't come up in Parliament: Kharge July 22, 2014

    Manmohan Singh has broken his silence over Justice Katju's charges of corruption in judiciary saying that former law minister HR Bhardwaj explained everything and he had nothing more to add to it. Speaking to the Speaker during a discussion in the house, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge objected over the matter...
  • Manmohan denies Katju's charges, says HR Bhardwaj explained everything July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday broke his silence over corruption allegations in the judiciary made by Press Council of India Chairman and former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju. Speaking the CNN-IBN, Singh said, "The then law minister HR Bhardwaj has explained everything. I have nothing more...
  • Can't believe that I am a part of Vishal's 'Haider': Shraddha Kapoor July 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor feels lucky to be a part of filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming project 'Haider' at such an early stage of her career. 'Haider', an adaptation of 'Hamlet' and completes Bhardwaj's trilogy of William Shakespeare's tragedies after 'Macbeth' and 'Othello', has a stellar star cast of Shahid Kapoor,...
  • Watch: First look of Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' July 9, 2014

    The latest film in the Shakespeare influenced trilogy by filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, the first trailer for 'Haider' was released on Tuesday. Featuring an impressive starcast including Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is an adaptation of Bard's 'Hamlet', and set to hit the theatres on...
  • 'For the shoot, I was Haider. And now, Haider is me': Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor are brutally honest with fans on a Twitter chat July 9, 2014

    Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays a dark character in his upcoming film 'Haider', says although he prepared for the role the nagging thought that he's not 'good enough' for it kept haunting him throughout the shoot.An adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy 'Hamlet', the film, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, is set...
  • AR Rahman: I've no plans of directing films like Vishal Bhardwaj July 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman is all set to turn film producer later this year. He says he always took keen interest in filmmaking process, but has no plans to take up direction a la Vishal Bhardwaj. "Our first production is almost ready to roll. It's in Hindi. I'd be...
  • 'Haider': From dark themes to spine-chilling acting, here are 5 reasons why we're looking forward to the film July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: It is finally here. 'Haider', an adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' is the third in the series by noted filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj. Boasting of a brilliant star cast that includes Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is set against the backdrop of modern-day Kashmir....
  • The 'Haider' effect: Here are the trailers for all the films directed by Vishal Bhardwaj July 8, 2014

    Are you psyched to see 'Haider'? Are you wondering what to expect from the latest Vishal Bhardwaj film? If you are to be advised by us, we'll tell you that you get exactly what you see in the trailer -- meaning, you can always judge a Bhardwaj film by its...
  • Shahid Kapoor becomes business savvy for Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' July 4, 2014

    The promo of 'Haider' is soon going to be launched and he is taking a keen interest in the Vishal Bharadwaj film's communication strategy. The actor is making himself available to the team of the film. He is working closely with the marketing team and is always present whenever they require...
  • UPA appointed Governors K Rosaiah, HR Bhardwaj prefer to quit: sources June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress appointed Governors - Tamil Nadu's K Rosaiah and Karnataka's HR Bhardwaj have told party President Sonia Gandhi that they prefer to step down, said sources on Thursday. The remarks came in the backdrop of the Narendra Modi government planning to remove Governors appointed by the UPA...
  • Appointment of governors a prerogative of the government: HR Bhardwaj June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Refusing to have resigned from his post of Karnataka Governor, HR Bhardwaj said that the appointment of Governors is a policy decision taken by the Cabinet and if it decides to have a change in guard, no one can stop them. "Change of government means change of system,...
  • Shahid Kapoor likely to team up with 'Dedh Ishqiya' director Abhishek Chaubey for sci-fi thriller 'Udta Punjab' June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor is likely to team up with director Abhishek Chaubey for his next 'Udta Punjab'. Abhishek, who has directed 'Ishqiya' and 'Dedh Ishqiya', is all set to direct his next film tentatively titled as 'Udta Punjab', reportedly a sci-fi film. "I am working on my next film and...
  • Karnataka minister spends crores on house renovation, upsets Governor May 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj has expressed dissatisfaction over state PWD minister Dr HC Mahadevappa spending Rs 2.5 crore on the renovation of his house. Governor has told Chief Minister Siddaramaiah that he should not have allowed such lavish spending. He said that the government must focus on providing clean...
  • After 'Haider', Shahid Kapoor to work with Vishal Bhardwaj in 'Maha Kaminey' April 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor is all set to star in Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Maha Kaminey', which is the sequel to his 2009 hit film 'Kaminey'. 'Kaminey' had Shahid, Priyanka Chopra and Amol Gupte in lead roles. The film was produced by UTV Motion Pictures. The film was set against the backdrop of...
  • Tabu discharged from hospital, resumes work on the sets of 'Haider' February 24, 2014

    Srinagar: Bollywood actress Tabu, who was admitted to a hospital here following breathing problems, got discharged after remaining under observation for three hours. The 42-year-old actress is currently shooting in Kashmir for Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Hiader'. Tabu had to be taken to a hospital on February 21 and she got released...
  • Actor Raghubir Yadav asked to pay monthly alimony of Rs 40,000 to estranged wife February 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A court here Thursday told Bollywood actor Raghubir Yadav to pay monthly alimony of Rs.40,000 to his estranged wife. Additional Sessions Judge Anuradha Shukla Bhardwaj dismissed Yadav's plea challenging a magisterial court order asking him to pay the maintenance. The court said it finds "no infirmity or illegality in the...
  • Delhi: BRT should be scrapped, says Kejriwal February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The capital's controversial BRT corridor for buses should be scrapped in its present form, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said. He has asked Transport Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj to go into the matter, Kejriwal said. Introduced some six years ago in South Delhi, Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) corridor had...
  • Have surrendered to the vision of Vishal for 'Haider': Shahid Kapoor February 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who is currently seen sporting a neat buzz-cut as a part of his new look for Vishal Bharadwaj's 'Haider', says he is just following his director to get into the skin of his role as the desi Hamlet. The movie which also stars Tabu, Shraddha Kapur and...