GANDHI MY FATHER

  • 'Dekh Tamasha Dekh' is a mix of comic and tragic socio-political capers, says director Feroz Abbas Khan April 14, 2014

    Delhi: Two daily labourers are chatting away as they sit atop a shaky bamboo structure and try to fix a giant cut-out of a popular politician. "Kaun hai yeh h*****i," asks one to the other. "Aey, h*****i mat bol; yahan ka bahut bada leader hai," retorts the other, his voice...
  • Resul: The 'Slumdog' Friday changed my life January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Resul Pookutty became the first Asian to win an Academy Award in a technical category for 'Slumdog Millionaire' but he had never dreamt of such a great honour during his childhood in Kerala. The simple, natureloving maverick opens up about his life, struggle, philosophies and future endeavours. Q: Is...
  • Hubby celebrates Shefali Shah's award wins May 9, 2008

    Mumbai: Actress Shefali Shah has won awards at the Tokyo International Film Festival and the Zee Cine Awards for her role in Gandhi, My Father. She got accolades when her husband, filmmaker Vipul Shah, threw a party to celebrate her success. Big names in the Bollywood film industry, like actress Katrina...
  • Missing: Jab We Met from Screen nominations January 11, 2008

    Mumbai: The award season began with with the Star Screen Awards which were held in Mumbai on Thursday , but there were some glaringly obvious booboos at the ceremony that any film buff could spot. Here are big misses that make one wonder why the people behind the Screen Awards...
  • Gandhi, My Father bags Asia Pacific award November 13, 2007

    Gold Coast (Australia): Gandhi, My Father has won the Best Screenplay category award at the inaugural Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), the region's highest accolade in film in 2007, being held on Queenland's Gold Coast. Critically acclaimed Feroze Abbas Khan's film was in the fray with Lucky Miles(Australia), Night Bus (Iran),...
  • Chak De! India bags the best film award at AIFF October 19, 2007

    Melbourne: The much popular Bollywood blockbuster Chak De! India a movie that has already achieved the cult status amongst the nations youth has now added another feather to its cap. The movie shot extensively in the Sydney and Melbourne has bagged the best film award at the fifth...
  • The Gandhi of Gandhi My Father on filmy Mahatmas August 8, 2007

    Mumbai: Playing the Father of the Nation on screen, is a big deal. Particularly if predecessors like Sir Ben Kingsley, Naseeruddin Shah and Lage Raho Munnabhai's Dilip Prabhavalkar have done the job before. And done it well. For actor Darshan Jariwalla who stepped into the Mahatma's toga for Gandhi My...
  • Filmy Fiscal: Cash, Gandhi... bomb at the BO August 7, 2007

    It's the start of the week and that's perfect time to talk about the latest box office figures. How did Gandhi My Father and Cash open at the ticket window? All that and more on Filmy Fiscal with Rohit Khilnani. ...
  • Gandhi My Father is like a boring history lesson August 3, 2007

    Direction: Feroz Abbas Khan Cast: Akshaye Khanna, Darshan Jariwala, Shefali Shah This week's big new Bollywood release is director Feroz Abbas Khan's Gandhi My Father, a film that sheds light on the fractured relationship between the Mahatma and his son Harilal Gandhi. For a story that's as dramatic as the one this...
  • Friday flicks: Old & new unite to set BO on fire August 3, 2007

    This Friday the much awaited Gandhi, My Father hits theaters along with the actionpacked film Cash and if you want to relive the good old times then Naya Daur, which releases in colour, is your ticket to fun this weekend. All this and much more on Friday releases. ...
  • Did the Father of the Nation fail as a father? August 3, 2007

    You have instilled fear. I have never seen your love. Our morality is hypocrisy. You are a ring master in a circus treating us like animals these words were written by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhis eldest son Harilal Gandhi in a letter to the Mahatma. Director Feroze Abbas Khans new film...
  • For the crew, Gandhi... was a labour of love August 2, 2007

    Mumbai: Its a subject that has fascinated historians, writers and now filmmakers. Mahatma Gandhis life has been chronicled on the big screen in many memorable films. But now a new film explores the troubled relationship he shared with his eldest son Harilal. And for that matter, filmmaker Feroze Abbas Khan and producer Anil...
  • Mahatma's son carried Gandhi tag 'like a curse' August 2, 2007

    Washington: Gandhi, My Father, a new film on the Mahatma has been acclaimed by Newsweek "as a gripping account of the stormy relationship between one of the world's greatest political icons and his rebellious eldest son". Based on the biography Harilal: A Life, by Gujarati scholar Chandulal Dalal, Gandhi, My Father,...
  • Shefali Shah speaks on being Kasturba Gandhi July 27, 2007

    Mumbai: Her acting skills have been well established in the past with roles in Monsoon Wedding and 15, Park Avenue. Now, actor Shefali Shah is thrilled about playing the part of Kasturba Gandhi in the upcoming film Gandhi, My Father. More so because unlike in Attenborough's Gandhi, Kasturba has a...
  • Satish Gujral adds colour to Gandhi, My Father July 23, 2007

    New Delhi: The star cast of the tobereleased film Gandhi, My Father was in the Capital on Monday to unveil artist Satish Gujral's latest painting. Satish Gujral was so moved after he saw the film that he was inspired to make a special painting on it. "I react to paintings instinctly....
  • In Pics: Gandhison strained relations on celluloid July 19, 2007

    After Richard Attenborough's Gandhi and Shyam Benegals Making of the Mahatma, comes Gandhi My Father, a film adaptation of theatredirector Feroz Abbas Khans enormously successful play. The film, a story of the relationship that Mahatma Gandhi shared with his eldest son, Hari Lal Gandhi, is due to release on August...
  • Bollywood hits big, get ready for a movie bonanza July 13, 2007

    Mumbai: The next two months look like a bonanza for movie buffs seeking out that big budget Bollywood style entertainment. Director David Dhawan's Partner is a comedy caper that pairs Salman Khan and Govinda in a plot that's ripped off from the Hollywood hit Hitch. Incidentally, Govinda and Salman's onscreen...
  • Deols' filmy frenzy, Akshaye's new avatar July 2, 2007

    New Delhi: Last week was all about loving your family. Ask apne Deols, who were here, there, everywhere promoting their film Apne. And all through this, it was Dharmendra who insisted to be in control even as Bobby got emotional about sharing screen space with papa Deol. When I was...
  • Gandhi My Father says chalo Delhi June 26, 2007

    New Delhi: After Richard Attenborough's Gandhi and Shyam Benegal's Making of the Mahatma, comes Gandhi My Father. Its a love story between Gandhi and his son, says Akshaye Khanna. Tuesday afternoon saw a presser for the film Gandhi My Father attended by the cast and crew including the first time director Feroze...
  • Akshaye and his tryst with Gandhi June 13, 2007

    Mumbai: He is reticent in person but always plays flamboyant characters in his films. Akshaye Khanna is back with the thriller Naqaab. But this is also the year when his hush hush mega project Gandhi, My Father will release. He spoke to CNNIBN correspondent Archita Kashyap about all this and...