MUNNA BHAI

  • Why Arshad Warsi is missing his 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai' days February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: While shooting for his upcoming movie 'The Legend of Michael Mishra', Bollywood actor Arshad Warsi recalled the 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai' days. The 45yearold was hugely appreciated for his character as Circuit in 'Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.' and 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai'. "Good morning...The last time I shot where I am...
  • 'Munna Bhai, Sallu Bhai' first look to be unveiled on Salman Khan's birthday December 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Muazzam Beg will unveil the first look of his film 'Munna Bhai, Sallu Bhai', said to be inspired by Salman Khan and Sanjay Dutt's lives, on 'Dabangg' star's birthday. Salman will turn 48 on December 27 and the cast and crew of the film have arranged a cake cutting...
  • Bolly Buzz: SC rejects Sanjay Dutt's review petition in 1993 blast case July 24, 2013

    The Supreme Court has dismissed the actor's curative petition seeking review of his conviction in the 1993 blasts case. ...
  • Not running a race with any director: Rajkumar Hirani July 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Rajkumar Hirani, director of successful films 'Munnabhai M.B.B.S.', 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai' and '3 Idiots', is not trying to outdo his contemporaries and says his endeavour is to tell good stories. Currently, he is busy shooting 'P.K.', starring Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma in the lead. "I don't think any of...
  • Won't do 'Munna Bhai' film without Sanjay: Arshad May 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi, who played Circuit in the 'Munna Bhai' films with Sanjay Dutt essaying the lead role, says he won't do any new film in the popular franchise without the real 'Munna Bhai'. He says neither can he, nor will audiences be able to see anybody else in the...
  • 'Munna Bhai' of Bollywood Sanjay Dutt surrenders in court May 17, 2013

    With his four week long extension granted by the Supreme Court having expired, all eyes were on Munna Bhai of Bollywood as he finally surrendered before the TADA court on Thursday. Here's the latest on how the day unfolded for actor Sanjay Dutt. ...
  • Third installment of Munna Bhai to be shot after Sanjay Dutt's jail term finishes April 10, 2013

    The makers of the Munna Bhai franchise, Rajkumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra have made it clear that the third in the series will be shot only once Sanjay Dutt is out of jail. ...
  • Munna Bhai: What will happen to the lovable gangster now? March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Last two days have seen an ocean of moral and physical support for Sanjay Dutt after the Supreme Court sentenced him to five years in jail, out of which he has already completed 18 months, which means he will have to spend another 42 months behind the bars....
  • I will complete all projects: Sanjay Dutt March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Sanjay Dutt said Thursday he is "shattered" by the Supreme Court verdict sentencing him to five years in prison in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. He said he will complete all his pending films, and that he ought to be strong in these trying times for his family...
  • Subhash Kapoor to direct the next 'Munna Bhai' film March 5, 2013

    It's Bollywood's most loved and successful franchise. But till now the makers of Munna Bhai series were looking for a director as Rajkumar Hirani doesn't want to direct it anymore. Good news is they have found a director and the third film is finally on track. ...
  • Arshad Warsi: No idea about the 'Munna Bhai' series January 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi, who played the role of Circuit in popular 'Munna Bhai' series, says he has no idea about the status of the third instalment of the movie series. "I don't know about that (status of the film). Raju (Hirani) is the best person to answer. I think Vidhu...
  • Karishma Kotak to star in a Salman Khan movie? January 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Modelactress Karishma Kotak is likely to do a film with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. According to reports, the Bigg Boss contestant is likely to feature in one of Salman's upcoming film to be directed by brother Sohail. The film is tentatively titled 'Radhe'. When asked about the news, Karishma said,...
  • Kuch Karo Na KLPD: Films with suggestive titles August 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The recent controversy around the name of Vivek Oberoi, Mallika Sherawat starrer KLPD would bring a nostalgic feel to some of the elderly members of the society. There was a time when a films name was seen as the makers identity, unlike these times when all a producer...
  • Retro Review: 'Parinda' redefines underworld April 10, 2012

    Dadasaheb Phalke's silent Marathi feature film Raja Harishchandra premiered in May, 1913. The countdown to 100 years of Indian cinema begins this year. As part of our celebrations, we start with a series of retro reviews of some of the timeless classics. How would you rate films such as Saheb...
  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra: I hate producing films April 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Directorproducer Vidhu Vinod Chopra says he hates producing films but does so to ensure that the idea that directors want to communicate is not lost under commercial pressure. "I hate producing films. If I don't produce films like '...M.B.B.S.' and others, the idea that directors wanted to communicate must have...
  • SRK as Munna Bhai: Possibility of a love triangle April 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Film producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra confessed in an interview that he wanted to cast Shah Rukh Khan in 'Munna Bhai MBBS' and '3 Idiots' but the actor refused to accept the role due to date issues. This interview left the readers wondering about what would have happened if...
  • How Vidhu Vinod's Parinda shaped Bollywood March 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Those who have seen 'Parinda' would understand the importance of this film in shaping the Hindi film industry of today. The dreaded underworld with all its loneliness didn't look overhyped for the first time. Terror didn't have a face this time. 'Parinda' coined the term Indian noir. Vidhu...
  • Aamir Khan the new Munna Bhai? August 3, 2011

    Mumbai: According to the grapevine, Aamir Khan and Sharman Joshi may replace Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi as Munna Bhai and Circuit respectively, in the next edition of Rajkumar Hirani's Munna Bhai franchise. An industry source reveals, "The idea of casting Aamir and Sharman came up during the shoot of...
  • Zindagi Live: The journey of Boman Irani December 25, 2010

    Zindagi Live this week discusses the journey of Boman Irani's journey towards becoming a successful actor. ...
  • Is the Munnabhai cult at stake? August 1, 2007

    New Delhi: When debutant filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani introduced the Indian audience to Munnabhai in 2003, no one imagined that the lovable gangster would become a cinematic icon. Munnabhai MBBS was one of the biggest hits of the year making over 30 crores at the boxoffice alone. It not only gave Sanjay...
  • Lights, camera, action at IFFI in Goa November 22, 2006

    Goa: The 37th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) kicks off on Thursday and promises to be a window to world cinema from Brad Pittstarrer Babel to Raj Kumar Hirani's Lage Raho Munna Bhai, more than 100 films will be showcased at the festival. "It is going to have...
  • PM too gripped by 'Gandhigiri' fever October 25, 2006

    New Delhi: The 'Gandhigiri' fever that caught the nation did not leave Prime Minister Manmohan Singh untouched when he took time off his busy schedule on Wednesday to enjoy the Sanjay Duttstarrer Lage Raho Munna Bhai along with his family. Singh, who was scheduled to watch the film two weeks ago,...