Fries

  • Masala films have pushed back my kind of cinema: Rajat Kapoor 09-03-2014 11:51 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood potboilers 'Wanted' and 'Dabangg' minted over Rs.100 crore at the box-office. But from acclaimed actor-filmmaker Rajat Kapoor's perspective, they impacted the growth of his "kind of cinema", which includes offbeat entertainers like 'Bheja Fry' and 'Mithya'. In the past decade, he has directed just five films - 'Raghu...
  • 'Vampire Academy' review: This film doesn't have much to offer 16-02-2014 11:56 AM

    Cast: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Dominic Sherwood, Gabriel Byrne Director: Mark Waters Rating: 2 out of 5 Classifying 'Vampire Academy' into any one particular genre would be doing injustice to the film. It consists of part paranormal romance, part high school drama, part action with teen adventure and...
  • Mumbai man finds nail in McDonald's fries; doesn't get an apology from the fast food giant 02-01-2014 04:12 PM

    A huge semi-rusted nail was the last thing that 32-year-old marketing professional Mihir Bijur was expecting when he ordered fries from McDonald's on December 12, 2013 in Mumbai. But his nightmare did not end there. Not only did a tepid mail from McDonald's made light of the matter, it failed...
  • McDonalds tells its employees to stay away from fast food 25-12-2013 08:52 AM

    New Delhi: In an ironic move, burger chain McDonalds has told its own employees to stay away from fast food. In a post on their employee website the global fast food chain has warned that fast-food is high in sodium and fat and could lead to obesity. "Fast foods are...
  • Why Twitter's senior VP engineering gets paid more than the CTO, CFO, COO 14-10-2013 09:00 AM

    San Francisco: Among Twitter Inc's highest-paid executives, Christopher Fry's name stands out. The senior vice president of engineering raked in $10.3 million last year, just behind Twitter Chief Executive Dick Costolo's $11.5 million, according to Twitter's IPO documents. That is more than the pay cheques of executives such as Chief...
  • Patna: KFC outlet running without a licence sealed 14-12-2012 01:36 PM

    Patna: Bihar's first Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) outlet has been sealed after it was found to be running without a licence, state Food Commissioner Sanjay Kumar said on Friday. "KFC's newly opened outlet was sealed by concerned officials after the franchisee failed to produce a licence to run it," Sanjay...
  • McDonald's doesn't source for its fries from Indian farmers: BJP 04-12-2012 02:59 PM

    New Delhi: Continuing to support its stand against FDI in retail, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday targeted fast food chain McDonald's and said they do not source potatoes from Indian farmers for its fries. During a debate on FDI in retail, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok...
  • 'Box office collection not the only way to judge a film' 23-11-2012 03:45 PM

    Panaji: Actor Vinay Pathak feels box office collections should not be a parameter to judge success of a film as there are many movies that do not reach audience despite being better. "A lot of time money (box office collection) has been considered as a parameter to judge the success...
  • I don't want to retire ever: Vinay Pathak 13-12-2011 07:18 PM

    New Delhi: He is one of those actors who has carved a niche for himself in both commercial and independent cinema and Vinay Pathak says he wants to continue with acting till death. The actor, who announced his arrival in Bollywood by tickling everybody's funnybone as Bharat Bhushan in 'Bheja...
  • Do film critics need a balanced approach? 23-10-2011 05:59 PM

    New Delhi: Recently concluded Mumbai International Film Festival had seen heated discussions over a variety of subjects from bad screenwriting to the role of cinema in nation building. One such debate was about the role of film critics. The director of Bheja Fry and Bheja Fry 2, Sagar Ballary was...
  • Reward for preventing a US default: burger, fries 04-08-2011 11:14 AM

    Washington: Aside from the warm fuzzy feeling of having helped prevent a recession, what does a White House staffer get for working long hours to raise the US debt ceiling? Answer: a burger and fries. President Barack Obama took his top lieutenants out for lunch on Wednesday to thank them...
  • Minissha lashes out at 'Bheja Fry 2' director 30-07-2011 08:42 PM

    Mumbai: Minissha Lamba is miffed with Sagar Ballary, the director of "Bheja Fry 2" and her forthcoming "Hum Tum Aur Shabana", who has been reportedly bad-mouthing her. Shocked and hurt, Minissha feels it is Ballary's attempt to publicise his films. "I used to consider Ballary a friend. But if by...
  • McDonald's Happy Meals get apples, fewer fries 27-07-2011 11:39 AM

    Los Angeles: McDonald's Corp said on Tuesday it will soon tweak its children's Happy Meals, reducing the french fry portion by more than half and automatically adding apples to the popular meals, after coming under pressure from consumer groups to provide healthier fare. McDonald's - which consumer groups say should...
  • 'Bheja Fry 2', 'Always Kabhi Kabhi' dissapoint at BO 21-06-2011 10:50 AM

    'Bhej Fry 2' and 'Always Kabhi Kabhi' disappoint at the box office, whereas, Salman Khan's 'Ready' is still going strong. ...
  • It is really tricky to make sequels: Vinay Pathak 20-06-2011 02:26 PM

    What started as a film made on a shoestring budget four years ago, went on to do wonders at the boxoffice. Bheja Fry became something of a cult in Bollywood - where instead of the bare-chested, muscle rippling macho hero, it was the very idiotic, extremely commonplace simpleton that walked...
  • Now Showing: Catch the latest movie reviews 18-06-2011 12:28 PM

    This week on 'Now Showing', Rajeev Masand reviews 'Bheja Fry 2', 'Always Kabhi Kabhi' and 'Green Lantern'. ...
  • Janta Verdict: Bheja Fry 2 gets a mixed response 18-06-2011 08:52 AM

    Bheja Fry may have been a runaway success, but Bheja Fry 2 seems to have received a rather lukewarm response. ...
  • Write your review: 'Bheja Fry 2'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Bheja Fry 2' is dead dull. What do you think? Write your own review and win prizes. ...
  • Masand: 'Bheja Fry 2' is dead dull 17-06-2011 11:19 PM

    Cast: Vinay Pathak, Kay Kay Menon, Aditi Govitrikar, Amole Gupte, Minissha Lamba Director: Sagar Ballary 'Bheja Fry 2', directed by Sagar Bellary, is a disappointing and not-so-funny follow-up to the original 2007 comedy that starred Vinay Pathak as a bumbling tax inspector who inadvertently turns the tables on a man...
  • Bharat Bhushan back on the celluloid 17-06-2011 10:02 PM

    The much awaited 'Bheja Fry 2' released this Friday. The protagonist Bharat Bhushan, played by Vinay Pathak, this time around, is all set to take part in a game show. ...
  • Friday Releases: 'Bheja Fry 2', 'Bhindi Baazaar' 17-06-2011 10:33 AM

    Watch this weeks releases 'Bheja Fry 2', 'Bhindi Baazaar Inc' and 'Always Kabhi Kabhi'. ...
  • Ballary not keen on Bheja Fry-3 16-06-2011 07:18 PM

    Mumbai: Though filmmakers in Bollywood are on a roll making sequels, director Sagar Ballary wants to limit his 'Bheja Fry' franchise till the second part and is not contemplating making a next one. "I am right now in a situation where lots of people are doing it and looking at...
  • Comedy roles are mostly men-oriented: Minissha 16-06-2011 06:59 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Minissha Lamba, who is excited about her upcoming film 'Bheja Fry 2', feels male artists have an upper hand when it comes to comedy and not not many roles in this genre are written for women. "I think comedy comes easy for women because right now there are...
  • Meet the star cast of 'Bheja Fry 2' 16-06-2011 01:58 PM

    Star cast of 'Bheja Fry 2' tells us what we can expect from the movie. ...
  • Ekta Kapoor inspires Minissha Lamba 15-06-2011 11:19 AM

    Actress Minissha Lamba, who plays a reality TV show producer in Bheja Fry 2, says she took inspiration from Ekta Kapoor to prepare for her character and dedicates it to the TV tsarina. "I was inspired by Ekta, I thought of her when I was conceptualising this character because everybody...
  • I have always held my own in B'wood: Minissha 02-06-2011 11:28 PM

    When we walk into her vanity van, parked under the baking hot sun in one of the quiet corners of Mehboob Studio in suburban Mumbai, Minissha is the picture of calm composure. Totally regardless of the hustle and bustle of her entourage around her, some busy applying make-up to her...
  • Music Review: 'Bheja Fry 2' songs are thematic 27-05-2011 12:21 PM

    Music Directors: Ishq Bector, Sneha Khanwalkar and Sagar Desai Singers: Shree D, Ishq Bector, Apeksha Dandekar, Vinay Pathak, Rekha Rao and Dolly Peters The soundtrack of Bheja Fry 2, the sequel to 2007's hit comedy Bheja Fry, is all about situational song. And three composers teamed up to churn out...
  • Making films is like creating music: Mukul Deora 17-05-2011 10:25 AM

    From being a musician to becoming a film producer and having to deal with the nitty-gritties of the film-making process has been a rather natural transition for Mukul Deora. Because, as he puts it, he likes to view everything as being a part of the creative process. The Vinay Pathak-starrer...
  • Delay in release good for our film: Ballary 16-05-2011 11:18 AM

    While Bheja Fry 2 was originally supposed to release in April this year, director Sagar Ballary is happy that the film is instead now set to release in June - a good two months from the original date of release. Ballary, whose debut direction Bheja Fry was a runaway success,...