Dostana

  • Not making 'Dostana 2' right now: Tarun Mansukhani March 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Tarun Mansukhani today said that as of now he is not planning to make a sequel to his hit film 'Dostana'. 'Dostana' a comedy film directed by Tarun Mansukhani and the makers are planning a sequel since quite some time. "I would be directing a film but it...
  • 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...
  • 'Banana' will bring back old memories to audience: John October 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Actorturnedproducer John Abraham says his forthcoming film 'Banana' will surprise the audience and make them nostalgic. 'Banana' is a sliceoflife film, which traces the journey from adolescence to teenage. "We are excited about Sajid Ali being launched as a director from our banner. Just like people did not expect...
  • 'Dostana 2' shoot might start in November: Abhishek Bachchan August 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan is eagerly waiting for the 'Dostana 2' shooting to start. He says the project might take off in November. "We have also been waiting for a very long time to make the film. We haven't started shooting yet. We will start shooting later in the year ......
  • Excited to act in the Hindi remake of 'Mirchi': John Abraham July 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actorproducer John Abraham will act in the remake version of Telugu hit film 'Mirchi'. Directed by debutant Koratala Siva, 'Mirchi' starred Prabhas, Anushka Shetty and Richa Gangopadhyay in the lead roles. Released in February this year, the film went on to be a huge blockbuster. John has acquired the...
  • I am very confident about 'Madras Cafe': John Abraham July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: It's time to get funny for actorproducer John Abraham, who recently featured in action films 'Race 2' and 'Shootout at Wadala'. "Besides action, I am also doing comedy. Now I will be seen in 'Welcome Back' and 'Dostana 2' once Karan makes an announcement. I am doing all kinds of...
  • Shatrughan: Dadasaheb Phalke award came late for Pran April 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Actorpolitician Shatrughan Sinha feels that the Dadasaheb Phalke award has come to Pran, an actor par excellence, 'too late' but adds that the 93yearold deserves the honour and it is 'better late than never'. "I'd say the honour is too late, too little, too delayed but thoroughly deserving for an...
  • Thanks to 'Dostana', Priyanka Chopra got 'Planes' March 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who has lent her voice for a character called Ishani in actionpacked 3D animated film 'Planes', got the opportunity because of her film 'Dostana'. 'Planes' is directed by Klay Hall and he said: "I became a fan of Priyanka after seeing her film 'Dostana'." "She's a triple treat...
  • 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti': What an unsubtle brand promotion for Ertiga March 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Set in the streets of Chandigarh, 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' takes you on a joy ride through the story of a Punjabi boy who sneaks out his father's fancy new car to impress a college girl and loses it. The film goes overboard promoting Maruti's life utility vehicle...
  • John Abraham: I'd like to get married, but too busy now March 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor John Abraham says various film projects are keeping him so busy that he has no time to get married. "I would like to get married but I don't know when it will happen. I am busy with projects. I have 'Shootout At Wadala' and other two projects. This year...
  • Tarun Mansukhani bids adieu to 'Dostana' sequel August 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Tarun Mansukhani has decided it is time to move away from the past. After having made his first film 'Dostana', four years ago, the director was waiting to make the muchtalked about sequel of the film. Though Katrina Kaif was signed as the female lead, the makers failed to...
  • Shatrugan Sinha is better, says doctor July 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Actorpolitician Shatrughan Sinha, who was hospitalised with some breathing problem, is improving now, but discharge date has not been finalised yet, said a doctor Tuesday. Sinha was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital Monday afternoon following respiratory allergic reaction. "Mr Shatrughan Sinha is improving now. His condition is stable. But...
  • Tusshar Kapoor's butt, moobs: 10 funniest tweets May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: As soon as actor Tusshar Kapoor tweeted a photo of him posing with his butt peeking out of his low waist jeans, Twitter users eagerly rose to the challenge of dissing the actor and cracking jokes at his expense. The pose is similar to that of John Abraham's in...
  • Tusshar to strip in 'Kya Super Kool Hain Hum' April 16, 2012

    Mumbai: Not many of us can easily forget John Abraham's introductory sequence from Dostana. He emerged out of the water, wearing a pair of tiny yellow trunks, which he tugged down just a little! And guess who hopes to replicate that exact same scene. Well, Tusshar Kapoor believes he can...
  • John Abraham: Not making heroes out of gangsters March 20, 2012

    Mumbai: John Abraham, who will be seen as gangster Manya Surve in 'Shootout at Wadala', defends the glamour quotient attached to underworldbased movies, saying they are not trying to make heroes out of gangsters. "Gangsters will always be gangsters. The way they used to work, the language they used and their...
  • Is Katrina Kaif throwing starry tantrums? February 7, 2012

    Mumbai: She is being accused of laying down a lot of rules apparently irking some industry folk. The actress defends herself. Buzz about some of our top stars getting a little too demanding doesn't always come as a surprise. However, a few otherwise amiable actors too are following in the footsteps...
  • 'Housefull 2' is one crazy film: John Abraham January 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor John Abraham has had a tryst with a number of comedies in his eightyearlong career but he says that his upcoming film 'Housefull 2' is the craziest of them all. The 39yearold modelturnedactor, who played a male stripper in his last comic venture 'Desi Boyz', says...
  • 'Dostana 2' script locked, boys are back: Johar December 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The script of the sequel to his 2008 film 'Dostana' is locked and the movie is ready to go on the floors in 2012, with Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham back in the frame, informs filmmaker Karan Johar. "DOSTANA 2 is definitely starting next year....Script is locked...Abhishek and John...
  • Filmmakers look beyond my body now: John Abraham December 2, 2011

    Mumbai: From showing off his chiseled body in 'Dostana' to flexing his muscles in 'Force', John Abraham's body has been a central point for his filmmakers but the actor feels, now directors no longer approach him for his physique. "Films are a visual medium... From Shahrukh to Aamir..everybody maintains a great...
  • Friday Release: John, Akshay back with 'Desi Boyz' November 24, 2011

    New Delhi: The debutant director Rohit Dhawan has reasons to be unhappy about the 'A' certificate that the Censor Board of Film certification has given to his film 'Desi Boyz' but the decision should not be seen with such surprise. The Hindi film industry has definitely come of age but...
  • Is Bollywood running out of ideas? October 20, 2011

    It is said that it's better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. Obviously not everyone from Bollywood agrees. It's an industry that produces over 150 mainline movies year after year, and going by current standards, more than 70 percent of those ideas come from another person's story...
  • India needs time to open up to gay films October 18, 2011

    Mumbai: In India it has recently become a criminal offence to discriminate against people due to their sexual orientation. But commercial Indian films are far from catching up with the law and still hide under the curtain of comedy all for a reason, say filmmakers. "There is an anxiety when...
  • Priyanka Chopra denies doing 'Dostana 2' April 11, 2011

    Actress Priyanka Chopra has shot down reports that she will be starring in the sequel to 2008 hit Dostana. "I was never doing dostana two..hello..reason being my love story ends in the first film..so where is the question. this was cleared some two years ago," Priyanka wrote on a microblogging site. Directed...
  • 'Dostana 2' postponed November 30, 2010

    Actor Abhishek Bachchan confirmed that the shooting of Dostana 2 has been postponed to April, next year. He says, "Tarun Mansukhani, (the director of the film) was not too happy with the script and some changes are being made to the script. The shooting of the film was supposed to...
  • Angry wifey September 2, 2010

    A little birdie tells us that after the rumour that Katrina Kaif walked out of The Italian Job because she didnt want to be paired with Abhishek Bachchan reached Jalsa, Aishwarya Rai has been fuming. It is learnt that she has told her hubby he should do the same and...
  • Really Tough Movie Quiz: Answers and winners November 21, 2009

    Here are the results of last week's Really Tough Movie Quiz are out. Find out if you are one of the lucky winners. Q1) Identify this Bollywood period romance from the names of these characters who appear in it: Narendra Singh Rajeshwari Pathak Shubhankar Ans 1: 1942: A Love Story Q2) Take a look at this...
  • I'm over and above box office today: Karan Johar October 24, 2009

    Mumbai: Never mind that his production house Dharma Productions has just delivered a big hit in Wake Up Sid. Directorproducer Karan Johar says he has matured over the years and box office collections are no longer the only driving factor for him. "Frankly, I am over and above box office today....
  • Bollywood's approach to homosexuality immature July 3, 2009

    New Delhi: On a day when the Delhi High Court has passed a historic judgement on Section 377 and decriminalised homosexuality, the portrayal of queers in the movies is also in focus. While Bollywood has certainly matured in it's portrayal of homosexuals over the years, it's is still far away from...
  • John auctions personal stuff for a good cause July 3, 2009

    Mumbai: John Abraham has reportedly raised $5 million for charity. The actor made an appearance for the Habitat for Humanity and plans to help them build 7,000 homes in India and most of the money for these homes will come through the auction of John's personal belongings. "As superficial as this...
  • I'm heterosexual but feeling gay: Abhishek June 14, 2009

    Macau: Abhishek Bachchan felt "very gay" as he accepted the best comic actor for his performance in Dostana at the Idea International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards. He dedicated the award to wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh. "I dedicate this award to two people Amar...