Farooque Sheikh

  • 'Club 60' celebrates its 100-day run in select theatres 03-04-2014 04:28 PM

    'Club 60' celebrated 100 days at the box office and director Sanjay Tripathy credits word of mouth publicity for the success. "It is a great experience to have your first film run for hundred days purely on audience support. We didn't have a big star cast, no big publicity budget....
  • Two days before Farooque Sheikh's birth anniversary, Team 'Club 60' celebrates 100 days of run 24-03-2014 05:09 PM

    Mumbai: 'Club 60', late Farooque Sheikh's last movie, has completed a run of over 100 days in theatres. Its team got together for a celebration party, says director Sanjay Tripathy. The party was held here Sunday evening. "The film is still running in PVR Cinemas and Cinemax. We had a...
  • Rape scenes not for selling film: 'Children of War' director 27-02-2014 02:56 PM

    New Delhi: Wouldn't you shudder at the thought that almost 2,000 women were raped daily over a period of nine months during the 1971 Bangladesh genocide? Director Mrityunjay Devvrat says the purpose of rape scenes in his controversial movie 'The Children of War' is not for generating business, but for...
  • In Farooque Sheikh's memory, 'Youngistaan' shoot ends with jalebis 05-01-2014 07:26 AM

    Mumbai: The shooting of Farooque Sheikh's last film "Youngistaan" wrapped up with five kg of Indian sweet jalebi from the late actor's favourite sweet shop in Indore. Producer Vashu Bhagnani ordered jalebi for the entire unit when the film was wrapped up Dec 28. Vashu said: "In October, Farooque saab...
  • Farooq Sheikh used to flirt with me, says Sai Paranjpye 31-12-2013 07:40 AM

    Mumbai: The inimitable Sai Paranjpye, who now lives a secluded life, remembers her 'Chashme Buddoor' actor Farooq Sheikh as a sweet wonderful person who wouldn't even mind flirting with her. "Farooq was an angel. He was god's child. One always says nice things about the departed. But honestly, even if...
  • Amitabh Bachchan was called unconventional: Naseeruddin Shah 23-12-2013 01:27 PM

    Mumbai: Naseeruddin Shah is undoubtedly one of the best performers on the Indian screen. Despite his atypical looks, he managed to make a mark for himself in both parallel and commercial films, but gives credit to Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan for paving the way for unconventional looking heroes in the...
  • Director Sanjay Tripathi unsure of commercial success of 'Club 60' 09-12-2013 09:52 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Tripathi is happy that his directorial debut 'Club 60' has got a positive response and that word of mouth is helping the film in getting more viewership. Featuring Farooque Sheikh, Satish Shah, Tinnu Anand, Raghuveer Yadav, Sarika, the film was released this Friday along with 'R...Rajkumar'. Tripathi...
  • Chashme Buddoor: Your guide to the popular brands of the 80s 06-04-2013 10:22 AM

    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 Baddoor': Lead pair fly to Dubai for promotions 05-04-2013 01:09 PM

    To promote the film, as well as for its world premiere, the lead characters of the Hindi flick 'Chashme Baddoor', Taapsee and Siddharth will be flying to Dubai. The film, directed by David Dhawan, is a reinterpretation of the 'Chashme Buddoor' (Hindi), released in 1981. This movie is Taapsee's debut...
  • Farooque Sheikh in conversation with Rajeev Masand 02-09-2008 11:14 AM

    Farooque Sheikh will be seen on the silver screen after a long time. ...