MISS LOVELY

  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer 'Miss Lovely' to release in US theatres June 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Ashim Ahluwalia's National awardwinning film 'Miss Lovely' is set to release in the US theatres on June 6. Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Anil George and Niharika Singh in the lead roles, the film made its world premiere in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2012 Cannes film festival. 'Miss Lovely' goes...
  • Award-winning Bengali film 'Phoring' selected for LA film festival April 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengali film 'Phoring', which was screened in the IFFI-2013, has been selected for the Los Angeles Film Festival of independent experimental Indian films. The film, which deals with a boy stepping into his adulthood and the attendant questions that appear in his mind, will be screened on April 12 and vie...
  • Woman puts up 300 posters in New York subway to find missing love February 12, 2014

    With Valentine's Day round the corner, a woman has put up 300 posters all across New York's subway stations looking for a man she fell in love with while riding on a train. A chance encounter in the city's subway motivated Maria Vila to find love that went missing and it...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Miss Lovely' and 'American Hustle' January 18, 2014

    CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Miss Lovely' and 'American Hustle'. He also talks to actor Salman Khan about his upcoming 'Jai Ho'. ...
  • 'Miss Lovely' review: It's an unconventional watch, recreating the sleazy side of Mumbai with seedy characters January 18, 2014

    Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Anil George Director: Ashim Ahluwalia Director Ashim Ahluwalia's Miss Lovely is set in the Hindi movie business of the eighties...but not the one that features the Khans or the Kapoors. These are the Cgrade horror and sex movies, a thriving industry of its own. The film opens with a...
  • 'Miss Lovely' Tweet Review: First day, first show January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After receiving appreciation at several film festivals, 'Miss Lovely' has finally released in India. Directed by Ashim Ahluwalia, the film features Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Anil George and Niharika Singh in the lead roles. The film is the story about two brothers who are involved in the business of Cgrade films,...
  • Miss Lovely: Do you want to know the reality of Cgrade films? January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: After Madhuri Dixitstarrer 'Dedh Ishqiya', small budget films Nawazuddin Siddiquistarrer 'Miss Lovely', 'Karle Pyaar Karle' and 'Parathe Wali Gali' will try to lure movie buffs this weekend. Out of the three, director Ashim Ahluwalia's 'Miss Lovely', based on the reality of the Cgrade film industry in the...
  • Small releases to crowd box office this Friday January 14, 2014

    New Delhi: After Madhuri Dixitstarrer 'Dedh Ishqiya', small budget films Nawazuddin Siddiquistarrer 'Miss Lovely', 'Karle Pyaar Karle' and 'Parathe Wali Gali' will try to lure movie buffs this weekend. Out of the three, director Ashim Ahluwalia's 'Miss Lovely', based on the reality of the Cgrade film industry in the...
  • 'Miss Lovely' to be released in India with an 'A' certificate January 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ashim Ahluwalia's internationally acclaimed 'Miss Lovely' is set to be released in India with an 'A' certificate, but without major changes in the content as the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has passed the film with only four cuts. The Censor Board originally proposed 157 cuts which have...
  • It's brave to make a film like 'Miss Lovely': Niharika Singh January 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Niharika Singh, who will be seen in forthcoming film 'Miss Lovely', set in the lower depths of Mumbai's Cgrade film industry, says it's 'brave' of director Ashim Ahluwalia to make such a movie. In fact, she herself was warned by her friends not to do the movie. "When Ashim...
  • I was never friends with Irrfan but there's no rivalry: Nawazuddin January 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has denied reports of a cold war with his 'The Lunchbox' costar Irrfan Khan, saying that there is no rivalry between them. The duo apparently stayed together in a oneroom apartment in their struggling days. But once Irrfan rose to prominence, he and Nawaz drifted apart. Both the...
  • 'Miss Lovely', 'Gangs...' set a stage for Hindi films at Cannes: Nawazuddin January 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Nawazuddin Siddiqui credits his films 'Miss Lovely' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur' for putting Hindi films on a higher pedestal at the Cannes International Film Festival and says that post their screenings movie aficionados have started taking them seriously. 'Miss Lovely', which competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the...
  • 'Miss Lovely' to be released in India with 400 prints January 4, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Miss Lovely', starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, will be released this month in India with 400 prints. The film is about two brothers, Vicky and Sonu Duggal (Anil George and Nawazuddin) who are struggling to produce illegal sexhorror films in the mid 1980s, and their mutually destructive relationship with a struggling...
  • 'Miss Lovely' has footage from Cgrade films December 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ashim Ahluwalia, whose internationally acclaimed 'Miss Lovely' is set to hit the Indian screens with an Acertificate, has used the actual footage from Cgrade films in the movie as he feels it was not possible to create the 'wildness and sleaziness of the original films'. Set in 1980s Mumbai,...
  • Miss Lovely: Witness the world of adult films in the new trailer December 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The makers of 'Miss Lovely' have released a new trailer of the film. Directed by Ashim Ahluwalia, the film features Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Niharika Singh in the lead roles. It also features Anil George in an important role. The film is scheduled to hit the screens on January...
  • I'm glad Censor board didn't ban 'Miss Lovely': Director December 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ashim Ahluwalia is happy that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has let his film 'Miss Lovely', which explores the world of sleazy Cgrade Indian movies, release with a few cuts and an 'A' certificate, in the country. It is indeed an 'adult film', says Ahluwalia. "The story takes...
  • Ashim Ahluwalia's 'Miss Lovely' set for its India release November 24, 2013

    Panaji: Ashim Ahluwalia's 'Miss Lovely' is set for release in India, a report said Sunday. This will be done through startup theatrical distributor Easel Films and Eagle Movies in January, Screen At Film Bazaar said. "We hope to release across 200300 screens," distribution executive Abhishek Gautam was quoted as saying. Screen At Film...
  • 'Kshay' to 'Peddlers': Top 10 indie films of 2012 December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: In a year when bigbudget, starstudded Bollywood films and the Rs 100 crore club made headlines, there were some smallbudget independent films too, which managed to attract eyeballs, with their strong storylines and visual appeal, without any backing from studios or actors. IANS lists 10 best independent films, which...
  • The 11 Indian Indies to look forward to in 2013 December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: 2012 was widely considered as the year of the revival of the India Independent Film Industry. In the year 2013, we will have to make sure that the Indian Independent cinema movement is taken forward with the same zeal with which it was started. But how do we...
  • Mumbai Film Festival celebrates spirit of cinema October 26, 2012

    Mumbai: An assortment of screenings, world premiers, tributes, discussions, celebrations, press conferences and interactions the 14th Mumbai Film Festival offered something for everyone and celebrated the spirit of cinema in its true sense. The festival, which ended Thursday, saw the screening of 230 films from around the world with a...
  • 'Miss Lovely' wins best film at Mumbai film fest October 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Director Ashim Ahluwalia's 'Miss Lovely' was named the best film in the 'India Gold' category of the 14th Mumbai Film Festival. It also won 'Reliance Media Works CreaTech (Creativity & Technology) Award' as the eightday cine extragvanza concluded Thursday here. While Hansal Mehta's 'Shahid' was the runnerup in the same...
  • 'Miss Lovely' doesn't fit into any genre: Director September 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Ashim Ahluwalia, whose film 'Miss Lovely' is being showcased at the Toronto International Film Festival, says returning to the festival feels like homecoming as his maiden project was also screened there. "My first film 'John and Jane' went to Toronto and that was the first international festival I...
  • 'West thought of Bollywood as meaningless cinema' June 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, whose three films 'Gangs Of Wasseypur' parts one and two and 'Miss Lovely' were screened at the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival, says people in the West felt that "meaningless films are made in India". "All this while they (people in the west) had a notion that...
  • Nawazuddin feels training must for actors May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who played an abusive officer in 'Kahaani' and an informer in 'Paan Singh Tomar', says training is must for every actor. "Training is very important be it a theater actor or a movie actor. Right kind of training brings out various shades of an...
  • 'Gangs of Wasseypur' is a success at Cannes 2012 May 26, 2012

    Cannes: The longestrunning entry in this year's Cannes festival, a fivehour Indian gangster epic, won a warm welcome at the Riviera event, even drawing parallels with Quentin Tarantino. Anurag Kashyap, who directed the five hour 20 minute 'Gangs of Wasseypur', described the film to AFP as 'a Bollywoodinfluenced gangster epic, part...
  • Cannes 2012: Ashim Ahluwalia talks about 'Miss Lovely' May 22, 2012

    National awardwinner Ashim Ahluwalia's 'Miss Lovely', is being showcased in the prestigious Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes film festival this year. ...
  • Watch: Indian movies to be screened at Cannes May 19, 2012

    Anurag Kashyap's 'Gang of Wasseypur', Asim Ahluwalia's 'Miss Lovely', Vasan Bala's 'Peddler' and black and white classic 'Kalpana', all these movies will be screened at the 10day Cannes Film Festival. ...
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui's three films at Cannes 2012 May 17, 2012

    New Delhi: With three of his films to be screened at 65th Cannes Film Festival, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says he is excited to have achieved such a feat, a first for any Indian actor. The 38yearold actor's three films to be screened at this year's festival are Ashim Ahluwalia's Miss...
  • 'Miss Lovely' to see an international release May 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Despite not having found a release date in India yet, Miss Lovely is already in the process of paving its way for an international release. Being extremely busy with the films postproduction in Berlin, which will be followed by sending his film to the Cannes Film Festival, filmmaker Ashim...