CHAKRAVYUH

  • 'Chakravyuh' was too heavy a film for the audience: Esha Gupta June 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Esha Gupta, who starred in Prakash Jha's 'Chakravyuh', said the film failed to garner good response from audience because it was 'too heavy' for them. 'Chakravyuh', directed by Jha had Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpai, Abhay Deol besides Esha in the lead. Released in 2012, the film was set against...
  • Watch: 'Chakravyuh', award winning animation film on RTI February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Animatordirector Dhvani Desai's animation film 'Chakravyuh' has been appreciated at different film festivals. The film spreads awareness about the use of RTI. It has been produced by Films Division. ...
  • Want to make a film on current police-society relation: Jha September 9, 2013

    New Delhi: One of the main ingredients of a Prakash Jha film is its topical element and the director now wants to bring on the silver screen the relationship of the police and society today. Almost all of Jha's films be it 'Mrityudand', 'Gangaajal','Apaharan' and latest 'Satyagraha'- have been connected...
  • I want to surprise people, says Arjun Rampal July 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Arjun Rampal is no longer referred as a nonactor, thanks to wellacclaimed films like 'Rock On', 'Rajneeti' and 'Chakravyuh' which brought his talent and versatility to the fore. The actor believes he has finally found his space in the industry. "Everybody wants to surprise people..I too want to do that....
  • 'Satyagraha' inspired by Anna Hazare's campaign? June 7, 2013

    After Raajneeti, Chakravyuh and Aarakshan, filmmaker Prakash Jha tackles yet another politically charged subject with Satyagraha that is reportedly inspired by Anna Hazare's campaign against corruption. ...
  • I can't carry a film on my shoulders: Esha Gupta March 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Three-film old Esha Gupta says that unlike Vidya Balan, she is not in a position to carry an entire movie on her shoulders. Esha made her debut thriller 'Jannat 2', produced under Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt's Vishesh Films banner. Her second film 'Raaz 3D' was also with them. She also...
  • Manoj Bajpayee: DTH will fetch cinema more money January 23, 2013

    Mumbai: After Kamal Haasan, Manoj Bajpayee has advocated directtohome (DTH) releases, saying this will spell higher profits for filmmakers. Kamal Haasan wanted to premiere his bilingual 'Vishwaroopam' on DTH before taking it to the theatres, but he had to revise his plans following protests from the distributors. Manoj, however, feels...
  • Arjun Rampal: My kids are a bit young to watch 'Inkaar' January 18, 2013

    Mumbai: A producer's job is a thankless one with benefits shared by the actor and the director and no kudos for the person behind that good film, says actor Arjun Rampal, who produced the notsosuccessful 'I See You' in 2006 and is clearly in no hurry to get back to...
  • Filmi Fiscal: 'Student Of The Year' rakes in Rs 58 crore in 10 days October 30, 2012

    Holidays are always considered a lucky period for Bollywood and box office. However, it doesn't seem to have worked in favour of any of last week's releases. 'Chakravyuh' didn't have many takers. The film opened with a collection of Rs 3.25 crore on Wednesday, its extended 5days weekend collection stands at...
  • Films are not made for middleclass now: Javed Akhtar October 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Noted lyricist and scriptwriter Javed Akhtar says Bollywood has drifted away from the middle class, which constitutes the major part of the Indian society. Akhtar, 67, who cowrote the screenplay of Amitabh Bachchan starrers 'Sholay', 'Don' and 'Deewar' with Salim Khan, said the protagonists of the today's films...
  • Box Office: Rush, Chakravyuh and Ajab Gazabb Love October 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Emraan Hashmi's latest flick received a cold response in first few days of its release. The film could only garner Rs 2 crore at the opening weekend despite a good star cast. Not that the film's competitors at the boxoffice, 'Ajab Gazabb Love' and 'Chakravyuh' set the cash...
  • 'Chakravyuh' earns Rs 9.44 crore in 4 days October 28, 2012

    New Delhi: This week viewers were spoilt for a choice as three films were releasing, but it seems they avoided coming out of their homes for these films. 'Chakravyuh', 'Ajab Gazabb Love' and 'Rush' appear to have failed in generating interest in the spectator's heart. Prakash Jha's 'Chakravyuh' is the top...
  • 'Chakravyuh' Review: Focus is on grandeur October 27, 2012

    Cast: Arjun Rampal, Abhay Deol, Manoj Bajpayee, Esha Gupta, Om Puri, Anjali Patil Director: Prakash Jha How many times we see a Bollywood film bringing up a burning issue like Naxalism to the forefront? Director Prakash Jhas Chakravyuh does it but then it also considers the restrictions of mainstream filmmaking. On the...
  • Abhay Deol: Critics' ratings irrelevant to me October 26, 2012

    Mumbai: 'Chakravyuh' has opened to a good response, but Abhay Deol, who plays an important role in the film about the Maoist movement, says he does not believe in critics' ratings. "There have been films with a lot of stars and people have liked them. But there have also been films,...
  • There was too much bromance while filming Chakravyuh: Arjun Rampal October 24, 2012

    CNNIBN caught up with the three leading men in the film 'Chakravyuh', Arjun Rampal, Abhay Deol and Manoj Bajpai, they talk about not just their controversial song from the film but their bromance too. ...
  • Chakravyuh has tried to look at Naxalism from 360 degrees: Prakash Jha October 24, 2012

    Director Prakash Jha and actresses Esha Gupta and Anjali Patil speak about their latest film 'Chakravyuh, the film is set in the background of Naxalism. It also stars Abhay Deol, Arjun Rampal and Manoj Bajpai as leads. ...
  • 'Chakravyuh' Tweet Review: First day, first show October 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The promos of Chakravyuh suggest that the director Prakash Jha is going to tackle a serious issue in the film. On an outset, the film looks like the story of two friends who turn against each other due to their ideological differences. The film stars Arjun Rampal, Abhay Deol,...
  • Chakravyuh: Why it will be an eye opener for many October 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Actor Arjun Rampal, who will be next seen in Prakash Jha's 'Chakravyuh', says he was not much aware about the naxalism issue before he started filming. Rampal, 39, thinks the movie is a must watch for youth as it throws light on the present scenario of the nation. "I...
  • Prakash Jha recreates movie set to promote 'Chakravyuh' October 18, 2012

    Team 'Chakravyuh' turned up in character at a makeshift Naxal camp for a promotional activity with the winners of various 'Chakravyuh' contests in Film City, Mumbai. The winners got to interact with the stars and participate in activities with them at the Naxalite training camp. ...
  • I am not playing a number game: Abhay Deol October 18, 2012

    Mumbai: The creative aspect of a script lures Abhay Deol more than its moneymaking prospects. But if he gets another film like 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara', a potent mix of commercial and creative elements, he would happily accept it. 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara', the story of three friends and their adventurous...
  • Chakravyuh: Court allows the release of 'Mehangai' October 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday allowed the release of the song 'Mehengai' from upcoming Bollywood movie 'Chakravyuh', saying that in the contextual setting of the movie the 'song is not defamatory'. The court suspended a single judge bench's order restraining the release of the song of the yettobe released...
  • Item song has a capacity to push a film: Sameera October 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Sameera Reddy, who would be seen doing an item number in Prakash Jha's forthcoming film 'Chakravyuh', said the peppy numbers have got their due recognition now. "I believe in item songs. Today these numbers have a prestige in a way. People do ask or are curious to know if there...
  • Birlas slap legal notice on Prakash Jha October 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Prakash Jha has received a legal notice from the Birla group of companies over the controversial lyrics of a song from his upcoming film 'Chakravyuh' and insists he did not intend to disrespect anyone. "Yes. We have received a legal notice from them. Since it's a legal matter, our...
  • 'Tata Birla' is not to disrespect anyone: Prakash Jha October 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Prakash Jha, who is all set to come out with his film, 'Chakravyuh', says that the song 'Tata Birla Ambani aur Bata' is not meant to disrespect anyone. He has also added that they have voluntarily put a disclaimer in the song. "We have taken the song 'Tata Birla'...
  • Have to compete with commercial cinema: Prakash Jha October 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Prakash Jha, who is known for making films on sociallyrelevant subjects, says it is a challenge for him to tackle issues and yet keep his films entertaining enough. "I want to bring these things forward via popular cinema because that is where I have to compete, with song and dance...
  • 'Why no one wants to become Manoj Bajpayee' October 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee feels that he cannot advise wannabes because most of them want to ape the likes of Shah Rukh Khan or Salman Khan and his suggestions would fall on deaf years. "I don't think anyone wants to become Manoj Bajpayee, everyone wants to become Shah Rukh, Salman and any...
  • Was apprehensive to take up 'Chakravyuh': Esha Gupta September 25, 2012

    Actress Esha Gupta, who is all set to shed her glamorous image in Prakash Jha's upcoming film 'Chakravyuh', says she was initially apprehensive to play an IPS officer in the the film. The 23yearold former model, who was previously seen in 'Jannat 2' and 'Raaz 3', says many people told...
  • Prakash Jha held at gunpoint on set of Chakravyuh? September 5, 2012

    Mischievous Arjun Rampal plays a prank on Prakash Jha holding him at gun point on the sets of 'Chakravyuh'. The political thriller is produced and directed by Jha and stars Arjun Rampal, Abhay Deol, Esha Gupta, Manoj Bajpai, Kabir Bedi and Anjali Patil. ...
  • Prakash Jha's next 'Chakravyuh' launched August 21, 2012

    The next Bollywood potboiler by Prakash Jha stars Arjun Rampal, Abhay Deol, Esha Gupta, Manoj Bajpai, Kabir Bedi and Anjali Patil. ...
  • Want to bring out tragedy of Naxals: Prakash Jha August 19, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Prakash Jha, who always uses the backdrop of politics or political issues for his stories, is ready with his latest offering 'Chakravyuh' which explores Naxal insurgency. "My message is to be able to understand the whole issue of Naxalism Why, What, How. To bring into limelight...