Mahesh Manjrekar

  • Actor Salman Khan 'awestruck' by Congress nominee Gurudas Kamat 01-04-2014 06:45 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has extended his support to senior Congress leader and Mumbai North West candidate Gurudas Kamat for his various "qualities" as a politician and for his "magnanimity". Salman has in a recorded message appealed to voters to support Kamat because "good work can be done only...
  • Mahesh Manjrekar to contest Lok Sabha elections as MNS candidate 09-03-2014 03:24 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar Sunday announced he will contest the Lok Sabha election from Mumbai North-West as a Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) candidate. "I got a call from (MNS chief) Raj (Thackeray), and I am very happy today," Manjrekar told IANS. He said "this is the right time" to plunge...
  • Jai Ho: Meet the entire star cast 21-01-2014 12:47 PM

    'Jai Ho' promos might have Salman Khan written all over them, but the film boasts of an array of actors. More than 20 actors will make their appearance in Sohail Khan's 'Jai Ho'. Tabu, who was last seen in 'David', will play Salman Khan's sister in the film. TV actor Mahesh Thakur, who worked with Tabu in 'Hum Saath Saath Hain', will play the role of her husband in 'Jai Ho'. Theatre personality Nadira Babbar, who was also seen in 'Bride and Prejudice', will play the role of Salman Khan's mother in the film. Apart from her comedian Sudesh Lehri will also be seen in a cameo in 'Jai Ho'.
  • Salman Khan: Govinda didn't like my next remake, refused to do it 07-01-2014 07:23 AM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Salman Khan, who is all set to produce the remake of Mahesh Manjrekar's Marathi film 'Shikshanacha Aaicha Gho' in Hindi, says he approached Govinda to play the protagonist but he refused the offer. "I approached Govinda but he refused it, seriously. For the last three years I have...
  • Rajjo: Will Kangana's film stand tall against Deepika's 'Ram Leela'? 14-11-2013 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: Vishwas Patil's 'Rajjo' is based on the life of a prostitute, but the director has ensured that no inappropriate dialogues or bold scenes are included in the film. "I always wanted to make a family film, and you can see this in my film as well, although it...
  • Kangana Ranaut: Rajjo is a bold courtesan 28-10-2013 03:26 PM

    Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut, who plays a nautch girl in 'Rajjo', says to get under the skin of her character, she met some of the courtesans of Nagpada, a place in South Mumbai. Directed by Vishwas Patil, 'Rajjo' is based on the life of a prostitute and Kangana's character is based...
  • Rajjo: Nothing vulgar in the film, says director 25-10-2013 01:11 PM

    New Delhi: Vishwas Patil's 'Rajjo' is based on the life of a prostitute, but the director has ensured that no inappropriate dialogues or bold scenes are included in the film. "I always wanted to make a family film, and you can see this in my film as well, although it...
  • 'Shootout at Wadala' is the highest non-holiday opener of the year 07-05-2013 01:15 PM

    New Delhi: Among the most keenly awaited releases of 2013, Shootout at Wadala triumphed at the domestic box office with an incredible opening weekend of Rs 30.7 cr (net). It made Rs 10.10 crore on Friday, Rs 9.75 crore on Saturday and Rs 10.85 crore on Sunday. Shootout at Wadala...
  • Ajith spends his birthday shooting for his upcoming film 01-05-2013 11:30 AM

    Chennai: Tamil actor Ajith Kumar was busy shooting for his upcoming untitled action-drama in Jaisalmer on his 42nd birthday Wednesday. However, the film unit is planning to celebrate later in the evening along with Ajith's wife Shalini. "Ajith sir will be busy shooting the climax of his film during the...
  • John Abraham wears Amitabh Bachchan's 'Jumma Chumma De De' outfit 16-04-2013 03:29 PM

    Priyanka Chopra's look in her special appearance song 'Shootout at Wadala''s 'Babli Badmaash' was inspired by the 1981 hit 'Yaarana'. In an ode of sorts, Amitabh Bachchan's trademark outfit from the chartbuster 'Jumma Chumma De De' song is sported by John Abraham in popular song 'Laila'. Wearing a white shirt,...
  • Write your review: 'Ready'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Ready' is an agonizingly, boring film. What do you think? Write your reviews and win prizes. ...
  • Masand: 'Ready' is an agonisingly boring film 03-06-2011 09:55 PM

    Cast: Salman Khan, Asin, Paresh Rawal, Arya Babbar, Mahesh Manjrekar Director: Anees Bazmee Earlier this week while interviewing Asin, I joked to her that it was probably futile on my part to ask about her role in 'Ready'. She said she was relieved I wasn't taking the film too seriously:...
  • Rebirth of Regional Cinema in India 29-04-2010 06:51 PM

    Bollywood may be the buzz word for the Indian film industry, but bolder themes and corporate funding are signalling a rebirth for regional cinema in the country. The Mumbai film industry, home to Bollywood, had been the face of commercial Indian cinema for several decades, relegating non-Hindi films to the...
  • Watch: Cyrus on the nuttiness in Fruit & Nut 24-10-2009 02:26 AM

    Cyrus Broacha and Kunal Vijaykar talk about Fruit & Nut. ...