Kay Kay Menon

  • 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,...
  • 'Bombay Velvet' release date shifted to May 2015; Kay Kay Menon says Anurag Kashyap won't release till he is satisfied September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Kay Kay Menon supports Anurag Kashyap's decision to release 'Bombay Velvet' next year and says that the director shows his work only when he is a hundred percent satisfied. 'Bombay Velvet' was initially slated to come out Nov 28, but now it will hit the screens in May 2015....
  • Why Paresh Rawal's performance in 'Raja Natwarlal' is one of the best con acts you've seen in Bollywood August 29, 2014

    "Every great magic trick consists of three parts or acts. The first part is called 'The Pledge'. The magician shows you something ordinary: a deck of cards, a bird or a man. The second act is called 'The Turn'. The magician takes the ordinary something and makes it do something...
  • Emraan never takes tension, comes prepared with his scenes on the set: Kay Kay Menon August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Kay Kay Menon, who teamed up with Emraan Hashmi for the first time in forthcoming con film "Raja Natwarlal", marvels over his co-star's dedication and professionalism. Emraan will be seen as the conman who is out to take revenge from bad guy Kay Kay in the Kunal Deshmukh's directorial...
  • I am coming back to the basics with 'Raja Natwarlal', a commercial entertainer: Emraan Hashmi August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: After playing a man overpowered by witches and an amnesia patient in his last two ventures, actor Emraan Hashmi is back to playing a mischief-maker on-screen in 'Raja Natwarlal', which he says is not a superficial con film. The 35-year-old actor has donned the role of a scamster in...
  • New song 'Aao na' from Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' is a great mix of moving lyrics and modern pulsating beats August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: This will make your Wednesday afternoon a little brighter. The first song for the eagerly-anticipated Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' was released yesterday on YouTube. The song, titled 'Aao na' has been composed and sung by Vishal Dadlani. The lyrics have been penned by Gulzar. The latest film in the...
  • Watch: Emraan Hashmi, Deepak Tijori teach 'tapori-giri' in the new song 'Dukki tikki' from 'Raja Natwarlal' August 7, 2014

    After dabbling with hatke roles in the recent past, Emraan Hashmi comes back to his comfort zone with Kunal Deshmukh's 'Raja Natwarlal'. In this new track from the film, Emraan is seen imparting lessons in charsobeesi and tapori-giri. Sleight of hand, conning and smooth-talking -- Emraan seems to know it...
  • Watch: First look of Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' July 9, 2014

    The latest film in the Shakespeare influenced trilogy by filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, the first trailer for 'Haider' was released on Tuesday. Featuring an impressive starcast including Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is an adaptation of Bard's 'Hamlet', and set to hit the theatres on...
  • 'For the shoot, I was Haider. And now, Haider is me': Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor are brutally honest with fans on a Twitter chat July 9, 2014

    Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays a dark character in his upcoming film 'Haider', says although he prepared for the role the nagging thought that he's not 'good enough' for it kept haunting him throughout the shoot.An adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy 'Hamlet', the film, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, is set...
  • 'Haider': From dark themes to spine-chilling acting, here are 5 reasons why we're looking forward to the film July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: It is finally here. 'Haider', an adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' is the third in the series by noted filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj. Boasting of a brilliant star cast that includes Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is set against the backdrop of modern-day Kashmir....
  • Watch: 'Haider' trailer shows Shahid Kapoor consumed with revenge July 8, 2014

    The latest film in the Shakespeare influenced trilogy by filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, the first trailer for 'Haider' was released today. Featuring an impressive starcast including Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is an adaptation of Bard's 'Hamlet', and set to hit the theatres on October...
  • Anurag Kashyap: I'd like to tell longer stories on the small screen June 29, 2014

    Leh: Innumerable melodramatic family dramas and romantic sagas are currently dominating the small screen and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is hoping to break the clutter with his finite series "Yudh". He says if the medium allows "good" tales, he's ready to make more for it. "Yudh", due to go on air in...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: For me 'Yudh' has been an amazing experience June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, all set to make his grand fiction debut on television with 'Yudh', hopes that the unique story of the series will help him connect to a larger audience. 'Yudh' boasts of a plethora of talent in its writing and casting departments, led by Bachchan's...
  • When you play Hamlet you realise what a complex part it is: Shahid Kapoor March 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who just wrapped up the shooting of his upcoming film 'Haider', says it was one of the most challenging movies of his career. 'Haider', which is an adaptation of Shakespearean tragedy Hamlet stars Shahid, 33, in the titular role opposite newbie actress Shraddha Kapoor. The...
  • Tabu is one of the finest actresses: Shahid Kapoor December 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who will be seen sharing screen space with talented Tabu in Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider', is all praise for his accomplished co-star. "I had a great time shooting with Tabu, she is one of the finest actresses," Shahid told IANS. "In fact, in the film, we also have actors...
  • Kay Kay Menon to play civic commissioner in Big B's TV show November 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Kay Kay Menon will be playing the role of a municipal commissioner in Amitabh Bachchan's forthcoming TV show. Director Anurag Kashyap has roped in Bachchan for the untitled show, scheduled to be aired on Sony marking Big B's fiction debut on small screen. And now Kashyap has...
  • Kay Kay Menon to play civic commissioner in Big B's TV show November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Kay Kay Menon will be playing the role of a municipal commissioner in Amitabh Bachchan's forthcoming TV show. Director Anurag Kashyap has roped in Bachchan for the untitled show, scheduled to be aired on Sony marking Big B's fiction debut on small screen. And now Kashyap has...
  • 'Shahid' review: A brave, unflinching and one of the strongest films October 19, 2013

    Cast: Rajkumar Yadav, Prabhleen Sandhu, Kay Kay Menon, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Zeeshan Ayyub Director: Hansal Mehta "By subjecting me to injustice, the Lord taught me the importance of fairness. By throwing pain, humiliation, and torture my way, he taught me to be strong." It is with these words, spoken in a voice-over by...
  • Shriya Saran: 'Valmiki Ki Bandook' is an interesting film September 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Popular south Indian actress Shriya Saran, who has made her mark in Bollywood with films like 'Awaarapan' and 'Mission Istaanbul', is appearing in another Hindi film - 'Valmiki Ki Bandook'. She says it is an "interesting film." "It is called 'Valmiki Ki Bandook'. It is very interesting. It has been...
  • It's time to shake a leg with Remo D'Souza's 'ABCD' cast June 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The cast of movie 'ABCD: Any Body Can Dance' is set to make everyone put on their dancing shoes as it is planning to organise dance workshops in six cities. The workshops are being conducted by channel Zee Cinema, which will present the movie on television on July 7,...
  • 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' review: The film hits the conscience June 14, 2013

    Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Arjun Mathur, Vishakha Singh, Paoli Dam, Tisca Chopra and Manish Chaudhary Writer: Vikram Bhatt Director: Suhail Tatari Rating: 4 out of 5 Picture this. A mother watches her young son being wheeled into the operation theatre for a minor operation. The child never returns. Medical negligence is passe. Medical...
  • Ankur Arora Murder Case: Will it be a trend setting film? June 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, who is ready with his next production venture 'Ankur Arora Murder Case', says he doesn't resort to item number to get box office success. "It's a commercial film and I don't think we need item numbers for commercial success. In the past, some good films did...
  • Vikram Bhatt is back with a medical thriller 'Ankur Arora Murder case' June 12, 2013

    After churning out murder mysteries with evil omens, Vikram Bhatt is back with a realistic drama, a medical thriller titled 'Ankur Arora Murder case'. ...
  • Ankur Arora Murder Case: A new take on medical negligence June 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Salim Diwan hails from a doctor's family in Jaipur and runs alcohol de-addiction centres, so playing a doctor in his debut film 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' has been special for the newcomer. "I am playing a doctor's role. It's not new for me as I am from a doctor's family....
  • I have been often accused for being serious: Kay Kay Menon June 9, 2013

    New Delhi: He is counted among one of the most formidable performers in Hindi film industry today but actor Kay Kay Menon is wary of being pigeonholed as a serious actor. Menon, 45, who starred in critically acclaimed films 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi', 'Black Friday', 'Sarkar', 'Corporate' and 'Gulal', says...
  • 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' surpasses Tisca's expectations June 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Tisca Chopra, who plays a mother whose son dies due to medical negligence in 'Ankur Arora Murder Case', says that as an overall package the film has gone beyond her expectations. She asserts that Vikram Bhatt's production venture has some of the best performances. "Outstanding story, outstanding performances... You will...
  • 'Enemmy' First Look: Kay Kay plays a CID officer May 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Ashu Trikha's 'Enemmy' is set to be released on June 21, 2013. The film stars Kay Kay Menon, Mithun Chakraborty, Mimoh, Johny Lever and Zakir Hussain in the lead roles. Kay Kay is playing an orphan who studies hard to become a CID officer. ...