FAROOQ SHAIKH

  • Remakes of 'Lakhon Ki Baat', 'Shaukeen' soon April 9, 2013

    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 like...
  • 'Chashme Buddoor' (1981) review: It's cinematic nostalgia at its best April 5, 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...
  • 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...
  • Chashme Baddoor: Comedy emerges out of tragedy, says Ali Zafar April 4, 2013

    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...
  • Watch: How the original 'Chashme Buddoor' was restored April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The digitally restored version of director Sai Paranjpye's 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' is all set to be released on April 5, 2013. The film stars Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani in the lead roles. The technical team working on the print of the film has...
  • 'Chashme Baddoor': First time restored, remake releases together April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: In 100 years of Indian cinema, this seems to be a first a digitally restored version of the original 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' will hit the screens Friday, along with its remake, David Dhawandirected "Chashme Baddoor". The old version, which starred Farooque Shaikh, Rakesh Bedi, Ravi Baswani and...
  • Listen Amaya: Rekindling the FarooqDeepti romance January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: If you have grown up mooning over Farooq Shaikh and Deepti Naval's onscreen romance, debutant director Avinash Kumar Singh's 'Listen Amaya' will be the film to watch this weekend as the everlasting pair returns to the big screen. The film stars beside Shaikh and Naval, Swara Bhaskar in the...
  • India's 1974 Oscar entry 'Garm Hava' to be screened at IFFI November 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Film buffs have a good reason to celebrate Partitionthemed '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 HindiUrdu classic, directed by M S Sathyu, based on an unpublished...
  • Shabana Azmi, Farooq Shaikh in 'Tumhari Amrita' February 28, 2012

    Shabana Azmi and Farooq Shaikh performed 'Tumhari Amrita' in the capital on Sunday....