Mere Dad Ki Maruti

  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Dhoom 3' gets highest votes in Best Sound Designing category April 23, 2014

    The year 2013 saw a mixed bag of successful popular and art house cinema. Sound designers are still to get their due in the Hindi film industry, but with the rise of Resul Pookutty at international level Bollywood filmmakers have started to take this department seriously. From among the top...
  • Too early to talk about 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' sequel: Saqib Saleem March 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Saqib Saleem says talks are on for a sequel to 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti', but he can't divulge details about the project. Released in 2013, Ashima Chibber-directed 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti was a light-hearted goofy oddball father-son saga. While Saqib played the son, Ram Kapoor was seen as his...
  • I just want to be famous: Saqib Saleem February 16, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' fame actor Saqib Saleem says he wants to be popular and also explore more as an actor. "There are no limitations as an actor. I just want to be famous. As an actor, one should not limit themselves. As long as the script is justified, I...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Sound Designing January 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Screenplay January 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Thoda sa hatke: 10 films you need to watch this year to restore your faith in Hindi cinema December 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The year enjoyed its bigticket movies like 'Chennai Express' and 'Krrish 3' at the Bollywood box office, but it also welcomed small wonders. High on content and performances, acclaimed films like 'Ship Of Theseus' and 'The Lunchbox' not only exhibited the zest and zeal of filmmakers, but also...
  • Good, bad, invisible: Movies you watched, missed in MarchApril November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: As the year 2013 nears its end, we give you an insight into Bollywood films both the hits and misses at the box office. While many films were trashed by critics, there have been a few that proved lucky for the industry and raked in the moolah....
  • Films are getting precedence over TV right now: Ram Kapoor July 5, 2013

    Macau: He is quite popular on the small screen, but Ram Kapoor, who is also active in films, says currently his movie projects are getting importance. Right now seen in a vital role in popular TV show 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain', he has films like 'Santa Banta' and 'Shaadi Ke Side...
  • Saqib Saleem: It was my dream to work with Karan Johar March 26, 2013

    New Delhi: He is just two films old in the industry but newcomer Saqib Saleem, who was last seen in Yash Raj's 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti', is happy that he is working with Karan Johar in 'Bombay Talkies'. Saqib, 24, will be sharing the screen space with Rani Mukerji and...
  • Rhea Chakraborty: Working in films is exciting and challenging March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: After playing a fun loving Punjabi girl in Ashima Chibber's comedy film, 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti', MTV VJturnedactress Rhea Chakraborty says she now has her priorities right. The 20yearold is clear she would like to work in films. "I had to work really hard to get the role. I...
  • Saqib Saleem is an uninhibited performer: Huma Qureshi March 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Young actor Saqib Saleem's confident performance in 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' has multiplied his popularity since last year's 'Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge'. The proudest is his elder sister Huma Qureshi, who made her own impressive debut last year with 'Gangs Of Wasseypur'. Huma, who has been busy shooting with Madhuri Dixit...
  • Arshad Warsi's 'Jolly LLB' opens well at the box office March 20, 2013

    'Jolly LLB', '3G' and 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' were the three films released last Friday. But 'Jolly LLB', directed by Subhash Kapoor and produced by Fox Star Studio was the big release of the week. Starring Arshad Warsi and Boman Irani in lead roles, the film opened better in comparison...
  • 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti': What an unsubtle brand promotion for Ertiga March 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Set in the streets of Chandigarh, 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' takes you on a joy ride through the story of a Punjabi boy who sneaks out his father's fancy new car to impress a college girl and loses it. The film goes overboard promoting Maruti's life utility vehicle...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Jolly LLB', 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' March 16, 2013

    Well-intentioned but inconsistent, 'Jolly LLB' blends elements of a satire and a thriller in this story inspired by the events of the Sanjeev Nanda hit-and-run case of 1999. 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' has wafer-thin plot and the film is enjoyable mostly for its frills. ...
  • Masand review: 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' isn't hard to like March 22, 2013

    Cast: Ram Kapoor, Saqib Saleem, Rhea Chakraborty Director: Ashima Chibber Nicely juxtaposing such identifiable themes as a teenager's desperation to impress a pretty girl, and a boy's fear of his father's volcanic temper, against the backdrop of a big fat Punjabi wedding, debutant director Ashima Chibber delivers a harmless fluff of a...
  • Watch: 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' actors' take on Bollywood, saucy scenes March 15, 2013

    Actors Ram Kapoor, Saqib Saleem and Rhea Chakraborty got talking about their new release, 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti'. ...
  • 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' Tweet Review March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood has found its new love in Punjabis. It's not just the Punjabi tracks that are making their way into Bollywood films but most of the directors now have their stories woven around a Punjabi family which has loud, hilarious characters adding their own colour to the script....
  • Friday Release: Romantic-comedy 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Saqib Saleem was noticed in 'Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge', but his big break has come with director Ashima Chibber's 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti'. Saqib is playing the character of Sameer in the film who sneaks out with his father's old car to impress his girlfriend, but very soon he...
  • OMG! Ram Kapoor does the harlem shake at MDKM screening March 14, 2013

    Yes, you read it right! Popular TV actor Ram Kapoor broke into an impromptu jig and did the famous Harlem Shake during a special screening of 'Mere Dad Ki Maruit'. The screening was organised for the cast and crew of the film in which Kapoor plays a pivotal role. The...
  • Mere Dad Ki Maruti: In conversation with Ram Kapoor, Saqib Saleem March 12, 2013

    A temperamental father, a teenage son and a Maruti car, we will get to see all this and more in Yash Raj Films' next 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti'. ...
  • For Ashima, career in films happened by serendipity March 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Ashima Chibber, the director of Yash Raj Films' 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti', says she found her career in films by a stroke of serendipity. Being the daughter of professor parents, the academic field was viewed as a natural choice for the Hyderabad girl until she took up a job...
  • Working on 'Bombay Talkies' was unreal: Saqib Saleem March 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Saqib Saleem feels privileged to work with producer Karan Johar on 'Bombay Talkies'. The actor said the experience was unreal and he could not have asked for more. "I couldn't have asked for more. I have grown up watching 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai'. and I couldn't believe that these...
  • Once I stole my dad's car, says Ram Kapoor March 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ram Kapoor, who is playing the role of a strict father in 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' (MDKM), says his character reminds him of his real-life father. MDKM, releasing under Y-Films banner, will see Ram playing father to actor Saqib Saleem. Ram said he went through deja vu while shooting...
  • I auditioned for 'Band Baaja Baarat': Rhea Chakraborty March 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Newbie Rhea Chakraborty, who is making her Bollywood debut in Yash Raj Films' 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti', says she had auditioned to play the leading lady in 'Band Baaja Baarat'. Rhea appeared in Telugu film 'Tuneega Tuneega' last year, which marked her entry in films. "I had auditioned for 'Band Baaja...
  • Mere Dad Ki Maruti: Watch the trailer of YRF's next November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' is set against the backdrop of a loud Punjabi wedding in Chandigarh and follows the story of a boy who sneaks his father's fancy new car out to impress his girlfriend. Directed by Ashima Chibbar, the film stars Saqib Saleem of 'Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge'...
  • 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' trailer to be out on Diwali November 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Yash Raj Films' next venture 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' will get its theatrical trailer release with the upcoming Shah Rukh Khan movie 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan'. This will be the only trailer to be released with late filmmaker Yash Chopra's last movie, which stars SRK, Katrina Kaif and Anushka...
  • Ravi Kishan won't quit Bhojpuri films June 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Bhojpuri superstar Ravi Kishan, who has also made a name for himself in Bollywood, asserts that he won't quit Bhojpuri cinema because it is his identity. "To bid adieu to Bhojpuri is like saying goodbye to my mother. Bhojpuri films are my identity. I gained recognition from Bhojpuri and then...