Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola

  • Why Pankaj Kapur as the lecherous old painter Don Pedro in 'Finding Fanny' is one of Indian cinema's most interesting artists September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Wiping his hand across the scraggy stubble, the old, cynical artist Don Pedro Cleto Colaco looks leeringly at the the voluptuous old widow Rosie Eucharistica. "I want to paint you," he says, bowing down low in a smooth movement. The older, but still attractive woman, blinks, taken aback....
  • Flashback 2013: The best onscreen kisses of the year December 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Call it the coming of age of Bollywood. But in 2013, more mainstream actors did liplocks than in any recent year. Here's saluting the 10 best kisses of the year: Imran KhanAnushka Sharma in 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola': This may have been the year of disasters for Imran Khan. But...
  • Anushka Sharma: Always wanted to work with Anurag Kashyap August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Anushka Sharma will join the cast of upcoming movie 'Bombay Velvet' in Sri Lanka and is looking forward to the experience. Directed by filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, 'Bombay Velvet' brings actor Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka together on the silver screen for the first time. Last seen in director Vishal Bhardwaj's...
  • Unpredictable film titles that will leave you flummoxed March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: What was your reaction after hearing the name '3G' for the first time? Didn't you think that somebody is making a realistic film on the telecom scam? The promos suggested something else but you wouldn't believe till the film actually turns out to be a horror film. Therefore,...
  • Imran Khan: It's the best time to be a part of B'wood February 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Imran Khan, a talented actor with chocolateboy looks, says with the influx of new filmmakers and fresh storylines in the Hindi film industry, this is the best time to be a part of showbiz. "So many good and talented young directors, producers and writers are coming in. The kind...
  • Shah Rukh Khan respects women a lot: Anushka January 25, 2013

    Mumbai: She romanced him in her first movie 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi' and then wooed him in 'Jab Hai Jaan'. Anushka Sharma says that superstar Shah Rukh Khan is the most romantic actor, both on and off the screen. "You really have to ask me that question? Obviously Shah Rukh...
  • Filmi Fiscal: Poor collections for 'Inkaar' at Box Office January 22, 2013

    The threeday collections for the movie over the weekend stood at Rs 6.35 crore net. ...
  • Anushka: Hope we try to make 'Peekay' better than '3 Idiots' January 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Post the success of 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola', actress Anushka Sharma, is now geared up for Rajukumar Hirani's 'Peekay' and says she will start shooting for the film from February. "I am very excited to be working with Raju Hirani and Aamir Khan. We will start shooting for the...
  • 'Matru Ki Bijlee' collects Rs 41.15 crore in first week January 18, 2013

    Mumbai: 'Matru ki Bijlee Ka Mandola', (MKBKM), a political satire with a dollop of humour, may not have got an overwhelming response but it has recovered its costs by collecting Rs. 41.15 crore worldwide in the first week of its release, making it Vishal Bhardwaj's biggest film yet. Fox Star Studios...
  • 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' is not everyone's cup of tea at all: Raja Sen January 15, 2013

    Rediff's film critic Raja Sen joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the movie 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola'. Q. Do you think Vishal Bharadwaj be accused of compromising on his films to accommodate stars? Asked by: Sudhir A. It's a good question. Vishal started off without...
  • Pankaj Kapur: My only idol was Rajesh Khanna January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: It may sound surprising but seasoned actor Pankaj Kapur, known for doing offbeat films such as 'Maqbool' and 'Blue Umbrella', confesses that he entered show business aiming to be like late superstar Rajesh Khanna. "I wanted to become an actor for films. My only idol was Rajesh Khanna. That...
  • Snapshot: Is Anushka Sharma turning thinner by the day? January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The 'Bijlee' of 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' has yet again grabbed eyeballs for her skinny figure. During a product launch, the actress was recently spotted wearing a skinhugging dress and looked much thinner than her usual. Anushka had earlier been also accused of being anorexic but the...
  • Shabana: Thankful to Bhardwaj for 'Matru Ki Bijlee' role January 14, 2013

    Mumbai: She's done some meaty and critically acclaimed roles in her long and eventful film career, but Shabana Azmi is still happy with the response her latest effort in 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' is receiving. She plays a tough and crooked politician in Vishal Bhardwaj's justreleased film a role...
  • 'Matru Ki Bijlee' collects Rs 22.4 crore in first weekend January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' made Rs.22.4 crore during its opening weekend. The filmmaker is content with the response to his new project, which is satirical in nature. "Our country is going through a massive transition. I wanted to make a film about the social and political...
  • Snapshot: Imran Khan's quiet birthday with wife January 14, 2013

    Actor Imran Khan was seen eating a quiet birthday lunch with his wife Avantika and some friends at Cheval, Kala Ghoda in Mumbai. His birthday coincided with the release of his film 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola', directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. ...
  • Matru Ki Bijlee: Is it adapted from Brecht's play? January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Those who have an interest in Bertolt Brecht would know about his 1948 play 'Mr Puntila and his Man Matti'. It is called 'Herr Puntila und sein Knecht Matti' in German and is set in the second decade of the 20th century. The play has three primary characters...
  • 'Matru Ki Bijlee' collects Rs.7.02 crore on its opening day January 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola', a political satire targetting land scam, which has earned rave reviews especially for Pankaj Kapur's performance, collected Rs.7.02 crore on its opening day, making it the highest ever opening for the director. Coproduced by Bhardwaj, the film has been made at...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' January 12, 2013

    This week CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviewed Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' and Ruben Fleischer's 'Gangster Squad'. He also spoke to Arjun Rampal and Chitrangda Singh about their forthcoming movie 'Inkaar'. ...
  • 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' review: The year's first gem has arrived, don't miss it! January 12, 2013

    Cast: Imran Khan, Anushka Sharma Director: Vishal Bhardwaj If it's true what director Vishal Bhardwaj would have us believe in that cheeky antismoking disclaimer that precedes Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola that too much of anything, even water and lemon, is harmful, then the filmmaker evidently doesn't practice what he...
  • Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola: 5 insanely cool scenes January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Did you know Pankaj Kapur is a teetotaller in real life? You wouldn't if you saw him teetering drunkenly at the edge of a village well, barking obscenities at it and getting offended that it was answering back. There are several spoilers ahead. So if you haven't seen Vishal...
  • 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola', 'Gangster Squad' to hit threatres today January 11, 2013

    It's Friday and there's a lot instore for all movie buffs who're looking at spending the weekend at the theatres. Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj is back with 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' and from Hollywood it's 'Gangster Squad'. ...
  • 'Matru': Bhardwaj's dark and delectable world January 10, 2013

    In an age of 100 crore clubs and instant gratification, very few filmmakers have the vision and valour to traverse the path lesstravelled and remain true to their cinematic conviction. Vishal Bhardwaj is one such maverick who has managed to dish out movies, without ingratiating to the market forces, which...
  • Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola: 10 cracking dialogue January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Imran Khan, who plays an educated Haryanvi boy who comes back to his village in 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola', even learnt Haryanvi to make his accent believable. Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming film also features veteran actor Pankaj Kapur and actress Anushka Sharma and Shabana Azmi. 'Matru' is a...
  • 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' features land scams January 9, 2013

    Vishal Bhardwaj's spill the beans what his next film 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' is about. ...
  • Pankaj Kapur: I have learnt to become patient January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: As an actor he brings a certain depth and range to his characters and that's why veteran actor Pankaj Kapur often goes unemployed. Kapur, 58, who is returning to acting after a gap of three years with Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola', says good roles are...
  • Pankaj Kapur: Vishal made me dance; it was fun January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Even though he became a household name after appearing in television shows like 'Karamchand', Pankaj Kapur isn't very keen on going back to television.While promoting his upcoming film 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' in the capital with the film's cast and crew, Kapur said that quality television does...
  • 'Matru': Vishal injured while promoting film January 9, 2013

    Gurgaon: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj was injured Tuesday when he fell down a flight of stairs at a mall here while promoting his forthcoming film 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola'. Bhardwaj, who was at Ambience Mall, was climbing the stairs in an ice skating parlour, when he slipped and fell on someone's...
  • 'Matru' has been Imran's toughest role till date January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Known for his chocolate boy image, Imran Khan stepped out of his comfort zone to play a rustic character in Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola'. The actor, during a press interaction in the capital, spoke candidly about his new film and the training that he had...
  • 'Matru Ki Bijlee' is a political comedy: Director January 8, 2013

    Mumbai: 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' might be about the issue of land scam, but director Vishal Bhardwaj says the tone of the film is not at all serious. "The film's plot is based on the issue of land scam but I have not personalised this to any one," the...
  • Vishal Bhardwaj teams up with Gulzar for a song January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Vishal Bhardwaj and lyricist Gulzar have teamed up once again for 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola', targeting the land acquisition issue this time through the song 'Lootnewale'. The duo have previously worked together in films like '7 Khoon Maaf', 'Ishqiya', 'Kaminey' and 'Omkara', composing hits like 'Beedi...