Farooq Shaikh

  • Remakes of 'Lakhon Ki Baat', 'Shaukeen' soon 09-04-2013 10:36 AM

    Mumbai: Noted director Basu Chatterjee's two super hit films 'Shaukeen' (1982) and 'Lakhon Ki Baat' (1984) are all set to join the list of Bollywood remakes. 'Lakhon Ki Baat' featuring Sanjeev Kumar, Farooq Shaikh and Anita Raj in pivotal roles is getting remade by filmmaker Rumi Jaffery, who made films...
  • 'Chashme Buddoor' (1981) review: It's cinematic nostalgia at its best 05-04-2013 10:59 PM

    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...
  • Write your review: 'Chashme Buddoor'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Chashme Buddoor' is cinematic nostalgia at its best. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes. ...
  • Chashme Buddoor: Cherish the old world romance 04-04-2013 05:05 PM

    New Delhi: Director Sai Paranjpye's hugely acclaimed film of 1981, 'Chashme Buddoor' is also re-releasing 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...
  • Chashme Baddoor: Comedy emerges out of tragedy, says Ali Zafar 04-04-2013 01:59 PM

    New Delhi: Ali Zafar has done only three films in Bollywood so far, but he is said to be one of the dark horses of the Hindi film industry. He is all set to reprise Farooq Shaikh's character from the original 'Chashme Buddoor' in David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor'. He talks...
  • India's 1974 Oscar entry 'Garm Hava' to be screened at IFFI 19-11-2012 05:41 PM

    New Delhi: Film buffs have a good reason to celebrate Partition-themed 'Garm Hava', considered a milestone in Indian cinema, has been fully restored and will be screened at the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. The 1973 Hindi-Urdu classic, directed by M S Sathyu, based on an...