Chashme Buddoor

  • Farooq was part of my career and life: Deepti Naval December 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Deepti Naval says the late Farooq Sheikh the two were a popular pair in films was a constant part of her professional and personal lives. On Saturday Deepti woke up to the news that Farooq was no more. He died of cardiac arrest in Dubai late...
  • Farooq was fantastic and deserved more work: MS Sathyu December 29, 2013

    New Delhi: It was on "intuition" that M.S. Sathyu gave a big screen break to a young, innocentlooking Farooq Sheikh 40 years back in 'Garam Hawa'. His talent, says the filmmaker, was "fantastic". However, he rues that the late actor didn't get as much work as he truly deserved. Farooq's sudden...
  • Farooq Sheikh's body to be brought back to India for funeral December 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh died of heart attack in Dubai on Saturday morning. His body will be brought back to Mumbai today for his funeral after completing the formalities in Dubai. The Indian film industry mourned the death of veteran actor Farooq Sheikh. Many Bollywood actors and directors took...
  • Farooq Sheikh dies of heart attack in Dubai December 28, 2013

    Bollywood actor Farooq Sheikh died of heart attack in Dubai at the age of 65. He was best known for his contribution to parallel cinema in the 1970s and 1980s. Born on March 25, 1984 to Mustafa and Farida Sheikh in Gujarat's Baroda District, Farooq Sheikh was the eldest of...
  • Farooq Sheikh: The blue eyed boy of the parallel cinema movement December 28, 2013

    Mumbai: With his boynextdoor persona and understated style, Farooq Sheikh made his entry into films at a time when the parallel art cinema was making its presence felt and he went on to work in some of the best movies of that era. Sheikh passed away in Dubai late last night...
  • Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh dies of heart attack at the age of 65 December 28, 2013

    Dubai: Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh passed away late on Friday night in Dubai after suffering a sudden heart attack. Born on 25 March 1948, he died at the age of 65. His body will be brought to Mumbai later in the day after completing the formalities. Sheikh who is best known...
  • Good, bad, invisible: Movies you watched, missed in MarchApril November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: As the year 2013 nears its end, we give you an insight into Bollywood films both the hits and misses at the box office. While many films were trashed by critics, there have been a few that proved lucky for the industry and raked in the moolah....
  • Remake trend will continue, unless audiences reject it: Mayank Shekhar April 8, 2013

    How does the 'Chashme Buddoor' of 1981 and the 'Chashme Baddoor' of 2013 stack up against one another? Film critic Mayank Shekhar shared his perspective in an interaction with IBNLive readers. Q. Do you think bigger stars could have helped the new 'Chashme Baddoor'? Asked by: Sufi from Roadies ...
  • My 'Chashme Baddoor' is not what Paranjpye made: Dhawan April 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Rubbishing reports that Sai Paranjpye is upset about the remake of her 'Chashme Buddoor', David Dhawan says he has done nothing that would offend the director of the old classic. "How can she be upset without seeing my 'Chashme Baddoor'? I have not taken anything from her film except the...
  • Chashme Buddoor: Your guide to the popular brands of the 80s April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: "Khushboodaar, jhaagwala Chamko. Istemal kijiye baar baar lagatar Chamko". Who can forget the popular Chamko scene from the 1981 cult film 'Chashme Buddoor' where a simple salesgirl Neha (Deepti Naval) steps into a bacherlor's pad and gives Siddharth (Farooque Sheikh) a demonstration of the new detergent powder. Such...
  • 'Chashme Buddoor' (1981) review: It's cinematic nostalgia at its best April 12, 2013

    Cast: Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Rakesh Bedi, Ravi Baswani, Saeed Jaffrey Director: Sai Paranjpye If you've watched the original 'Chashme Buddoor', it's unlikely that you'll ever forget the characters of Omi and Jai (played by Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani), two slackers who constantly bum cigarettes from Lalan Miyaan (Saeed Jaffrey) and...
  • Publicity helps in the long run: David Dhawan April 5, 2013

    Mumbai: David Dhawan's 'Chashme Buddoor' remake released Friday alongside the digitally restored version of the original, but the filmmaker is unfazed by the competition. He believes the simultaneous release would create curiosity among the audiences. "It's a good thing. Enjoy it in a good spirit, it's a new thing. It's...
  • Sai Paranjpye's 'Chashme Buddoor': Tweet Review April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sai Paranjpye's hugely acclaimed film, 'Chashme Buddoor' is set to hit the screen yet again after a span of three decades. The film about friendship and innocent love has achieved the cult status over the years. And, the original pair Deepti Naval and Farooque Sheikh is back...
  • How the new 'Chashme Baddoor' killed the classic 'Chamko' scene April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Her hair neatly plaited at the back, an eager, young Deepti Naval enters the bachelor pad of Farooq Sheikh to sell a packet of detergent powder. She has a daily quota of 20 house visits to register at the company that sells the 'Chamko' detergent powder and Sheikh's...
  • Chashme Buddoor: Cherish the old world romance April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sai Paranjpye's hugely acclaimed film of 1981, 'Chashme Buddoor' is also rereleasing alongwith David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor'. Though the film is going to see a limited release under the PVR banner but it has created a good buzz among the film enthusiast. The film has been digitally...
  • Shooting for 'Chashme Baddoor' was like a picnic: Taapsee April 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Taapsee Pannu, who makes her Bollywood debut with 'Chashme Baddoor' remake, says shooting for David Dhawan directed film was so much fun that she and her costar felt they were on a picnic. "It was en entertainment zone. We shot in Goa and it was like a picnic, a paid...
  • Old classics should be restored: Farooque Sheikh April 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Restoring classics is like "restoring heritage", says seasoned actor Farooque Shiekh, who rues that many good films perished but is happy over steps being taken to save other masterpieces like his 'Chashme Buddoor'. One of the best classic comedies of all time, Sai Paranjpyedirected 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' has finally...
  • Old 'Chashme Buddoor' never died down: Deepti Naval March 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Deepti Naval, who is all set to release the digitally restored version of the original 'Chashme Buddoor', has never felt that the film faded away from the viewers' mind. "I feel that the old 'Chashme Buddoor' never died down. People have gone on watching it as it's repeatedly...
  • Old and new 'Chashme Buddoor' to clash on April 5 March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: More than three decades after it was first released, Sai Paranjpe's cult classic 'Chashme Buddoor' will woo Indian audiences again on April 5, 2013, the same day its modern-day remake opens in cinemas. Veteran actor Farooque Sheikh had acted in the original in 1981. Actors Ali Zafar,...
  • Chashme Baddoor: Taapsee, Siddharth, Divyendu promote film in Mumbai March 7, 2013

    David Dhawan's remake of the cult 1980's film 'Chashme Baddoor' of the same name is still a month away from its release but the makers are already on a promotional drive and this time they chose to do it at a college in Mumbai. ...
  • 'Chashme Buddoor' team seeks blessings from Farooque February 28, 2013

    Mumbai: The team of David Dhawan's version of 'Chashme Buddoor' recently met veteran actor Farooque Sheikh, who had acted in the original in 1981. Actors Ali Zafar, Siddharth, Divyendu Sharma and Taapsee Pannu, were at a suburban hotel here along with Dhawan, and sipping some coffee while discussing about the film's...
  • Rishi Kapoor dons biker avatar in 'Chashme Buddoor' February 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor will be donning a completely new avatar of a biker dude in the remake version of 'Chashme Buddoor'. The 60yearold will be riding Harley Davidson in the bylanes of Goa and sporting innumerable tattoos like those of a star, flower, other abstract designs, mermaid...
  • 'Chashme Baddoor' First Look: David Dhawan is back February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The first trailer of 'Chashme Baddoor' is out. Directed by David Dhawan, the film stars Ali Zafar, Divyendu Sharma, Siddharth and Taapsee Pannu in the lead roles. The film is a remake of Sai Paranjpye's 1981 hit 'Chashme Buddoor'. ...
  • 2013 will be an year of sequels and remakes December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: As we enter 2013, get set to be entertained with an interesting mix of sequels and remakes like 'Race 2', 'Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai 2', 'Himmatwala' and 'Chashme Buddoor'. Movie buffs looking for 'hatke' cinema won't get disappointed either as there's lot in store for them...
  • Aman Ki Asha: Ali Zafar paired with Yami Gautam November 15, 2012

    Mumbai: Pakistani singeractor Ali Zafar is all set to star in romanticcomedy 'Aman Ki Asha' opposite actress Yami Gautam. The 32yearold actor, who was last seen in romantic film 'London, Paris, New York', will also compose the music for director E Nivas's film. "My next feature, a rom com is tentatively...
  • No link with old 'Chashme Buddoor': Siddharth July 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Multilingual actor Siddharth, who plays one of the leading men in David Dhawan's remake of 1981 classic Chashme Buddoor, says the movie cannot be compared with the original. "I'd never dare to compare David's and Sai Paranjpye's Chashme Buddoor. I didn't think of Sai's film even once. There's no...
  • Actress Tapasee Pannu on her Bollywood debut June 20, 2012

    Both Bollywood and regional Indian cinema, have been to some extent, malecentric. Male actors, more often than not, bear the responsibility of the entire movie on their shoulders with the female actors providing a refreshing break. Telugu cinema is flooded with Mumbai actresses in spite of abundance of talent in south...
  • Online hunt for 'Chashme Buddoor' remake title December 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Filmmaker David Dhawan has launched an online hunt for an alternate title for the remake of 1981 classic 'Chashme Buddoor'. "David Dhawan is looking for an alternate title for 'Chashme Buddoor'. Send your title. If chosen you get Rs.25,000 and an invite to the premiere," actor Anupam Kher, who...