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  • Shooting with Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan for 'Piku'; they look rather unusual and hilarious: Amitabh Bachchan 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan, who surprises his fans with each film, says "unusual works" will back his next movie "Piku". "The shoot for the PR of 'Piku' has begun and there are some most unusual works being done. Today we were a part of it along with Deepika (Padukone) and Irrfan...
  • Irrfan Khan's 'Jurassic World' character to feature in a new video game 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan's role in the upcoming fourth installment of the 'Jurassic Park' franchise will be a part of the first ever video game based on the film series. Irrfan plays Simon Masrani, CEO of the Masrani Corporation and the owner of Jurassic World in the movie, which has been...
  • 'Qissa' review: It's in tradition of compelling folktale that you can't shake off once you've heard it February 20, 2015

    Cast: Irrfan Khan, Tillotama Shome, Tisca Chopra Director: Anup Singh 'Qissa', directed and co-written by Anup Singh, is the haunting tale of a girl who grows up as a boy. The film shows a Partition-displaced Sikh villager Umber Singh (Irrfan Khan), so consumed by his hunger to have a son that...
  • Shabana Azmi says 'Qissa' is 'masterful and restrained'; praises Irrfan Khan, Tisca Chopra February 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Veteran actress-social activist Shabana Azmi heaped praise on Punjabi feature film "Qissa", which narrates the life of a Sikh family post-partition. She said the film depicted the turmoil after the partition in a true yet restrained form. "Anup Singhs direction is masterful n restrained. He shows how suggested violence is...
  • Irrfan Khan to share screen space with Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones in 'Inferno' February 18, 2015

    Los Angeles: Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has been roped in for yet another Hollywood project -- this time he will share screen space with Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones in the upcoming mystery thriller film "Inferno". Apart from the 48-year-old, "Inferno", the third film in the franchise that launched with "The...
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starts shooting for 'Jazbaa'; director Sanjay Gupta shares photo on Twitter February 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has started shooting her comeback film 'Jazbaa', an action-thriller directed by Sanjay Gupta.The 'Guzaarish' star, who is returning to the silver screen after a gap of five years, will share the screen space with Irrfan, Shabana Azmi and Anupam Kher.Gupta took to Twitter to share the...
  • Irrfan, Arshad, Manoj are better actors than me, says Naseeruddin Shah January 22, 2015

    Jaipur: The front lawn of the historic Diggi Palace was absolutely packed as stalwarts Girish Karnad and Naseeruddin Shah took center stage on the first day of the Jaipur Literature Festival. The two actors discussed cinema and Shah's recently released autobiography 'And Then One Day' in front of a packed,...
  • Aishwarya Rai joins Shabana Azmi, Anupam Kher, Irrfan Khan for a script reading session of Sanjay Gupta's 'Jazbaa' January 14, 2015

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is back in the spot light with her forthcoming release, Sanjay Gupta's 'Jazbaa'. And on Tuesday afternoon, Bachchan Bahu joined the rest of the cast of 'Jazbaa' including Shabana Azmi, Anupam Kher, Irrfan Khan for a script reading session at a suburban hotel in Mumbai. The...
  • Aishwarya Rai's comeback film 'Jazbaa' schedule postponed; co-star Irrfan Khan goes through minor surgery January 13, 2015

    The first shooting schedule of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's comeback vehicle 'Jazbaa' has got postponed due to costar Irrfan Khan's minor surgery. Irrfan, who has been suffering from a chronic backache for a long time now, recently underwent a minor surgery. To be directed by Sanjay Gupta, 'Jazbaa' is a remake of...
  • Tigmanshu Dhulia's decoit drama 'Sultana Daku' will be like 'Indiana Jones' December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia is attempting another dacoit drama 'Sultana Daku' after the success of 'Paan Singh Tomar' and he says it would be on the lines of 'Indiana Jones'. Tigmanshu, 47, said the film is for kids and it will be India's answer to American popular entertainment franchise based...
  • Irrfan Khan: Hope Kolkata International Film Festival inspires the upcoming generation to tell their own stories November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Delighted to attend the opening of the 20th Kolkata International Film festival (KIFF) here, actor Irrfan Khan hoped the event would encourage youngsters to narrate stories they believe in, help them find their own voice and engage a global audience through their craft. Boasting of a rich oeuvre of 137...
  • Bachchan family, SRK, Bollywood fire-up the opening ceremony of Kolkata film festival November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: In a splendid show of Bollywood camaraderie and the mingling of politicians and celebrities, the 20th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) -- India's second oldest movie fest - was inaugurated here Monday by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Shah Rukh Khan. It was...
  • Irrfan Khan thanks Shoojit Sircar for 'Piku' November 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Irrfan Khan has thanked director Shoojit Sircar for for bringing him, Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone on one platform in 'Piku'. The 'Paan Singh Tomar' star took to twitter to share his excitement about the upcoming film. "Thank you @ShoojitSircar for bringing all of us together @SrBachchan, @deepikapadukone in this...
  • Shoojit Sircar set to shoot second schedule of Amitabh Bachchan-Deepika Padukone starrer 'Piku' next month in Kolkata October 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku', which brings together Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan for the first time, will begin shooting its second schedule in Kolkata next month. The film's first schedule was completed in Mumbai from August-September 2014. "We have the best of the talent coming together for a refreshing tale...
  • Is Tabu working with Meghna Gulzar on a film based on the Aarushi Murder case? October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Meghna Gulzar, who is directing a film based on Aarushi Muder case, has reportedly teamed up with Tabu again for the film. When asked to confirm the news, Meghna didn't deny the news, but said: "I am unable to comment on that right now. I am extremely sorry." Sources close...
  • Irrfan Khan to head Abu Dhabi film fest jury October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Acclaimed actor Irrfan Khan will preside over the Narrative Feature Competition Jury at the forthcoming Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF). The actor, known for his performance in movies like "The Namesake", "Slumdog Millionaire" and "Life Of Pi", will lead a jury comprising Algerian novelist and academic Waciny Laredj, English...
  • Imran Khan: Indian actors don't get good roles in Hollywood; you're either the hero's friend, or the convenience store owner October 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Actors like Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur may be making inroads into the Hollywood scene, but actor Imran Khan feels the American film industry lacks good roles for Indian talent. "To be honest, I don't think Indian actors get good roles in Hollywood. You either get to be...
  • 'Haider' is Tabu's best performance till date: Irrfan Khan September 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Irrfan Khan, who plays Tabu's dead husband in Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider', says it is the best performance of the star's career. The 'Maachis' actress would be seen playing the role of a mother in the modern adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy 'Hamlet'. "Tabu has brought in a modern day mother India in...
  • Our industry makes a lot of money, but our films don't travel: Irrfan Khan September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who Monday graced the opening ceremony of the fifth Jagran Film Festival here, said it's vital for Indian movies to travel to get exposure. Jagran Film Festival is a travelling movie gala held in 14 Indian cities including Mumbai, Kanpur, Lucknow, Agra, Meerut and Varanasi. Praising the initiative,...
  • I was apprehensive about playing Shahid Kapoor's mother in 'Haider'; Vishal Bhardwaj had a tough time convincing me: Tabu September 4, 2014

    The relationship between Shakespeare's tragic hero Hamlet and his mother Gertrude has always been a reason for discourse and debate among literature students and filmmakers. The haunted son, the seemingly apathetic mother, the struggle for power, have all been adapted on stage, in fiction and in films, over time. Next month,...
  • Anup Singh's film 'Qissa' gets its release date August 28, 2014

    Mumbai: After globetrotting at various film festivals, independent filmmaker Anup Singh's acclaimed Punjabi film "Qissa" is set for a theatrical release in the country Sep 26 courtesy PVR Director's Rare. "#PVRDirectorsRare & @NFDCIndia to release @QissaTheFilm in India on Sep 26. @Irrfan_k @TillotamaShome @Tiscatime @_PVRCinemas @PicturesPVR," Shiladitya Bora, head of PVR...
  • Irrfan Khan: It's time we start inspiring world cinema August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who has made his presence felt in Hollywood with some big projects, feels the time has come when Indian films and filmmakers start inspiring the world with their talent and stories. "We keep looking to Hollywood cinema for inspirations. But I feel, it is time that we...
  • Irrfan Khan's 'Qissa', set in 1947, is about a girl who is forced to marry a woman; 10 really interesting films to look out for this year August 6, 2014

    While first half of 2014 was dominated by new stars and small budget films, second half of the year will see the film releases of big budget films featuring superstars. There are also some critically acclaimed Indies lined up for a commercial release in the later part of the year....
  • Kangana Ranaut and Irrfan Khan to feature in country's first IndoFrench production 'Divine Lovers' July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Director Sai Kabir's upcoming film, Divine Lovers, has officially qualified as a French film following a green light from the French Film Commission. The commissioner, Franck Priot, has become a mentor for the film and for the director himself. What this means for the film is that Divine...
  • Irrfan Khan, Tillotama Shome win best actor award for 'Qissa' in Australia July 4, 2014

    New Delhi/Queensland: Indian actors Irrfan Khan and Tillotama Shome were named the best actors at the recently concluded International Film Festival of Queensland (IFFQ) in Australia, for their performances in 'Qiss'. The movie also won the best director award for Genevabased Anup Singh. IIFQ concluded Wednesday with the announcement of the...