Maneesh Sharma

  • Vaani Kapoor not yet finalised for Shah Rukh Khan's 'Fan' April 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Despite reports that newcomer Vaani Kapoor will feature opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the upcoming movie 'Fan', the makers of the film have said the actress has not been finalized yet. Vaani had made her debut in Bollywood with Yash Raj Films 'Shuddh Desi Romance'. She was then...
  • Snapshot: Shah Rukh Khan seen getting his first look in 'Fan' from Oscar winning make-up artiste Greg Cannon March 26, 2014

    Yash Raj films has roped in Oscar-winning make-up artiste Greg Cannon to develop the look of superstar Shah Rukh Khan for his upcoming film 'Fan'. The movie, directed by 'Band Baaja Baarat' helmer Maneesh Sharma, will see the superstar playing the role of a fan. The film begins shooting July...
  • Parineeti Chopra: I am not doing 'Fan' January 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Parineeti Chopra has denied reports that she has been signed for Shah Rukh Khan's ambitious project 'Fan'. Maneesh Sharma of the 'Band Baaja Baaraat' fame has been roped in to direct the film. "No, I am not doing 'Fan', which is being made by Maneesh. Everybody is asking me about it....
  • Shah Rukh Khan to star in Maneesh Sharma's 'Fan' December 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who has millions of fans around the world, is all set to play one in his upcoming film 'Fan', to be directed by 'Band Baaja Baarat' helmer Maneesh Sharma for Yash Raj Films. The 48-year-old actor said the role is a tribute to his admirers. "Most...
  • e Lounge: SRK's 'Happy New Year' to clash with Ranbir's 'Jagga Jasoos' next Diwali October 16, 2013

    Shah Rukh Khan is busy shooting for Farah Khan's Happy New Year. Accordingto reports, SRK has agreed to a new romantic film to be directed by Maneesh Sharma, whose last release was Shuddh Desi Romance. Interestingly, Maneesh was an assistant director on Shah Rukh Khan's film Rab Ne Bana Di...
  • 'Shuddh Desi Romance' more challenging than fun: Vaani Kapoor September 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi girl Vaani Kapoor says she was a bundle of nerves while shooting her debut film 'Shuddh Desi Romance' opposite Parineeti Chopra and Sushant Singh Rajput as she had no prior acting experience. Kapoor, who was picked through an audition to play the third angle in the Jaipur-set...
  • Parineeti happy with response to 'Shuddh Desi Romance' September 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Parineeti Chopra is ecstatic with the response to her latest film 'Shuddh Desi Romance' and says she knew it would work ever since she read the script. Produced under the Yash Raj Films (YRF) banner, the movie that also stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Vaani Kapoor is directed by...
  • Five films that showcase live-in relationship September 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Recently released 'Shuddh Desi Romance' is receiving praise from the critics and the spectators. Director Maneesh Sharma's film that stars Parineeti Chopra, Sushant Singh Rajput and Vaani Kapoor, is generating good revenue as well. The film is a humorous take on the young generation's mindset towards the institution...
  • 'Shuddh Desi Romance' beats 'Zanjeer' at the box-office September 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Parineeti Chopra and Priyanka Chopra's films were pitted against each other at the box office and Parineeti's 'Shuddh Desi Romance' has beaten up her cousin Priyanka's film 'Zanjeer'. Revolving around the theme of love and live-in relationships, Maneesh Sharma's 'Shuddh Desi Romance' has been able to attract audiences...
  • Shuddh Desi Romance: 10 unique features of the film September 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Venturing into small cities is the latest fad in Bollywood. The latest to join the bandwagon is director Maneesh Sharma's 'Suddh Desi Romance' which features Sushant Singh Rajput, Parineeti Chopra and Vaani Kapoor in pivotal roles. The film is set in Jaipur where all three characters are engaged...
  • 'Shuddh Desi Romance' review: It's a non-formulaic, charming little film September 14, 2013

    Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Parineeti Chopra, Vaani Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor Director: Maneesh Sharma For years, Hindi movies have drilled the same conservative, and often regressive notions of love and marriage into our heads. 'Shuddh Desi Romance' takes that conventional wisdom propagated to us in the movies and turns it on its head....
  • Friday Release 'Shuddh Desi Romance': The young and the restless September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bollywood box office will offer two very different flavours for movie buffs this Friday. Director Maneesh Sharma's 'Shuddh Desi Romance' is releasing alongside Apoorva Lakhia's 'Zanjeer'. 'Shuddh Desi Romance' stars a refreshing cast of Sushant Singh Rajput, Parineeti Chopra and newcomer Vaani Kapoor. Parineeti says that in the...
  • Parineeti Chopra: I don't have the right bikini body August 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actresses are readily flaunting a bikini on the big screen, but curvaceous actress Parineeti Chopra says she is overweight to flaunt the two-piece garment. Asked if she will be okay wearing a bikini for a film, she said: "If I have a hot body, then why not? But right...
  • Shuddh Desi Romance: Parineeti upset over link-up rumours August 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Link-up rumours are unavoidable in showbiz, but bubbly actress Parineeti Chopra is not taking reports of an alleged romance with director Maneesh Sharma lightly. "Earlier, I used to take it lightly, but when people started writing too many stuff, I got angry, especially about Maneesh," said Parineeti, who was introduced...
  • Shuddh Desi Romance: I don't have to sell myself, says Parineeti August 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Parineeti Chopra insists she has been getting work on her own despite having a successful and top line actress Priyanka Chopra as her cousin. Parineeti joined Yash Raj Films as a public relations consultant and later went on to sign a three-film deal with the company as an actress. "I...
  • Shuddh Desi Romance: Dating is cool, says Vaani Kapoor August 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Vaani Kapoor, whose debut film 'Shuddh Desi Romance' is about conflict between love and commitment, supports dating culture and says it should not be confused with sex. "I don't think that dating leads to sex every time you like somebody or wanting to know somebody. I don't think we should...
  • 'Shuddh Desi Romance' title track sounds similar to yesteryear songs? August 19, 2013

    New Delhi: While everybody is enjoying the title track of 'Shuddh Desi Romance', courtesy its catchy tune and conversational lyrics, there are a few who think the track isn't original. According to a tweet, the track bears resemblance with the song 'Jeth Ki Dopahri Mein Paaon Jale Hai' from 'Coolie...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput launches song 'Gulabi', introduces Vani Kapoor August 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput on Thursday launched the song 'Gulabi' from his forthcoming romantic comedy 'Shuddh Desi Romance' and introduced his co-star and newcomer Vaani Kapoor to the media. Composed by Sachin-Jigar, the song's lyrics are by Jaideep Sahni and it has been sung by Jigar Saraiya and Priya Saraiya....
  • Sneak peek: First look of 'Shuddh Desi Romance' July 12, 2013

    Starring Sushant Singh Rajput of 'Kai Po Che' fame and National Award winning actress Parineeti Chopra, the first look of 'Shuddh Desi Romance' was launched in Jaipur on Friday. Directed by Maneesh Sharma of 'Band Baaja Baraat' fame, the film hits the screens in September 2013, but here's a sneak...
  • 'Shuddh Desi Romance' trailer: It's an unusual love triangle July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The first trailer of director Maneesh Sharma's 'Shuddh Desi Romance' has been released. Scheduled to be released on September 13, the film stars Sushant Singh Rajput, Parineeti Chopra and Vaani Kapoor in the lead roles. ...
  • 'Shuddh Desi Romance' First Look: Parineeti plays Sushant's love interest June 17, 2013

    The wait for the first look of the poster of 'Shuddh Desi Romance' finally comes to an end. Yes, the film's poster is out. In addition to stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Parineeti Chopra, the poster also features debutant Vaani Kapoor. The Sushant Singh Rajput-Parineeti Chopra starrer, has been directed...
  • Shahid Kapoor opts out of a Yash Raj Film August 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Shahid Kapoor has pulled out of a Yash Raj Films (YRF) project as his packed schedule is not allowing him to accommodate changes in creative aspects of the movie to be directed by Maneesh Sharma. The film was originally scheduled to go on floor this September. Shahid couldn't manage...
  • Friday Release: 'Ricky Bahl' all set to con you December 8, 2011

    New Delhi: The audiences have still not forgotten the sizzling chemistry between Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma in 'Band Baaja Baaraat' and the couple is again all set to put the silver screen on fire. 'Ladies vs Ricky Bahl' will also check the real acting potential of Ranveer Singh who...
  • Ladies Vs. Ricky Bahl: Ranveer loses sleep August 17, 2011

    Mumbai: Ranveer Singh, it seems, doesn't like to play it safe. After a successful debut last year, the actor has taken on seven performances in his upcoming Ladies Vs. Ricky Bahl. No wonder then the young star has been a nervous wreck right from the word go. Ranveer admits, "Yes, I've...
  • Ranveer can't leave Bittu behind May 4, 2011

    Mumbai: Ranveer Singh is back in the national capital to shoot for Ricky Bahl Versus The Ladies, but he keeps slipping into his character Bittu's accent from Band Baaja Baraat. Ranveer's character in director Maneesh Sharma's Ricky Bahl Versus The Ladies is actually based on someone the writer Habib Faizal knew...
  • Parineeti didn't get 'Ladies V/S...' cause of PC April 25, 2011

    Mumbai: Director Maneesh Shrama says that Priyanka Chopra didn't suggest her cousin Parineeti's name for Ladies V/S Ricky Bahl. "Parineeti is a story in itself. It's not that Priyanka suggested her name. She was working with the marketing department of Yash Raj films. When I got my script for Ladies V/S...
  • Ranveer plays conman in 'Ladies vs Ricky Bahl' April 6, 2011

    Mumbai: After the grand success of his directorial debut Band Baaja Baaraat, director Maneesh Sharma has teamed up again with Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma for Ladies vs Ricky Bahl and says the script demanded their presence. "They were cast on the basis of script, not because we have worked together....