OMKARA

  • Snapshot: Vivek Oberoi bids adieu to Lord Ganesha, celebrates 37th birthday September 3, 2014

    Birthday boy Vivek Oberoi might have started his career as a rugged goon in Ram Gopal Varma's 'Company', but it was his role in 'Saathiya' that has remained with the audiences. The actor, who turns 37 today, was last seen as the supervillain the Hrithik Roshanstarrer 'Krrish 3'.Happily married and...
  • The 'Haider' effect: Here are the trailers for all the films directed by Vishal Bhardwaj July 8, 2014

    Are you psyched to see 'Haider'? Are you wondering what to expect from the latest Vishal Bhardwaj film? If you are to be advised by us, we'll tell you that you get exactly what you see in the trailer meaning, you can always judge a Bhardwaj film by its...
  • Kareena Kapoor@33: 10 memorable roles of the actress September 21, 2013

    Mumbai: The acting talent runs in her blood, and Kareena Kapoor, who turned 33 Saturday, has proved her mettle with projects as versatile as 'Jab We Met' and 'Omkara' over the years. Here's looking at the best of her best. Refugee (2000): No film that followed ever captured Kareena's radiant beauty...
  • Watch: Vishal Bhardwaj turning back to Shakespeare for his next film September 5, 2013

    After 'Maqbool' and 'Omkara', filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj is turning back to Shakespeare again. He is adapting 'Hamlet' on the big screen and this one is tentatively titled as 'Haidar'. Set in Kashmir, the film will star Shahid Kapoor in the lead and he is expected to don a new look...
  • I thought I'd never see again with my left eye: Deepak Dobriyal June 3, 2013

    Mumbai: While shooting for Annirudh Chautala's film in Rajasthan, Deepak Dobriyal had the retina, cornea and lens of his left eye pierced in a freak accident. Two months later, he is on the way to recovery and says the ruptured eye and the disrupted career are both back on the...
  • Ajay Devgn: Meaty roles are for men, not for kids March 21, 2013

    Mumbai: After being in films for over 20 years and making his mark in the elite Rs 100 crore club with full-fledged masala entertainers, actor Ajay Devgn feels that meaty roles are still meant for industry veterans and the younger lot does not fit the bill. Big stars like Salman Khan,...
  • 'I am not worried where I stand in the industry' February 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Vivek Oberoi says he has taken failures in career in his stride and is not worried about his position in the industry. "I am not worried where I stand in the industry... I am very happy today. I feel in life people forget to be appreciative and thankful....
  • Honest critics are rare: Imran Khan December 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Imran Khan feels there may be many people who praise him to his face, but there are few who give him honest reviews. Among the rare ones are his mother, and his wife, Avantika. "The biggest critics in my life are my mom and my wife Avantika. The truth...
  • I am ready to do Malayalam films: Shajith Koyeri September 19, 2012

    Anurag Basu's 'Barfi' carries a pinch of freshness in each frame. The movie, where Ranbir Kapoor plays a deaf and mute guy, has its sound designed by Shajith Koyeri, a Keralite. Considered as one of the best sound designers in Bollywood, the Punnolborn National Award winning sound designer has worked...
  • 'Bullet Raja' is different from 'Omkara': Saif September 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan has teamed up with director Tigmanshu Dhulia for Uttar Pradeshbased gangster movie 'Bullet Raja' and says it will be very different from 'Omkara.' "I am very excited to be working with Sonakshi (Sinha) and I am excited to be working with Tigmanshu (Dhulia). I think it's...
  • Drinking mom of 'Vicky Donor' is a dress designer April 28, 2012

    Mumbai: She is Indian cinema's leading costume designers, but it is her harried, drinking mother act in 'Vicky Donor' that made Dolly Ahluwalia a household name. 'Vicky Donor' has been getting rave reviews ever since its release with a scene where Ahluwalia is shown sharing a drink with her...
  • Who are B'wood's Best Supporting Actors? April 24, 2010

    In Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, audiences had a feeling that Christoph Waltz as Colonel Hans Landa overshadowed lead actor Brad Pitt. It was no surprise then, that the Austrian actor won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for 2010. He did not forget to mention in his acceptance speech that without...
  • I'm talking to Hrithik for my next film: Vishal Bhardwaj October 27, 2009

    New Delhi: He carved a niche for himself in filmdom with nonstarrers like Makdee and Maqbool. But composer filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj now says star presence is extremely important for a film's box office success and that he is trying to rope in Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan for his next movie. "I...
  • Pics: ShahidPriyanka in Kaminey April 18, 2009

    Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra sparked a lot of rumours when they came together for Vishal Bhardwaj's Kaminey. Take a look at the stills from the film that started all the gossip. The Omkara director chose Shahid for the double role in the film. ...
  • Stylish touch: Choreographers shoot action scenes to songs January 28, 2009

    Mumbai: If you are a Bollywood action film buff, then there is good news for you as action is fast becoming part of even the songanddance sequences of Hindi movies. Chandni Chowk to China may not have set the box office on fire but the choreography of it's title song has...
  • Destiny's child: Frieda on Slumdog and Bollywood January 20, 2009

    Golden Globe winning film Slumdog Millionaire's lead actress Frieda Pinto talks about her Bollywood favourites, media speculation about her personal life and if she considers herself a destiny's child. CNNIBN: You can truly be called destiny's child, so Frieda would you say everything worked out just right for you? Frieda Pinto: Yes...
  • Answers and winners of the really tough movie quiz October 25, 2008

    The following are the answers of the last week's The Really Tough Movie Quiz followed by the winners and this week's questions: Ans : 1) Identify the film from the names of these characters who appear in it: Aman Mathur Rohit Patel Naina Catherine Kapur Ans:...
  • Khosla Ka... best Hindi film at National Awards June 11, 2008

    Mumbai: While the big winners at the 54th National Film Awards came mostly from regional cinema, Bollywood did have its share. Rajkumar Hirani's Lage Raho Munnabhai got as many as four awards including Best Popular Film, Best Screenplay and Best Lyrics. Director, Rajkumar Hirani said, "We are very delighted that we...
  • Next Big Thing: Diehard actor Deepak Dobriyal September 7, 2007

    Mumbai: How many new actors manage to steal the thunder from big stars in the same film? Deepak Dobriyal did just that in Omkara. That wasnt his first appearance on screen. The actor made a fleeting appearance in Maqbool for which he demanded the script even though he had no...
  • Vishal Bhardwaj on Blue Umbrella and the National Award August 9, 2007

    New Delhi: PostOmkara, Vishal Bhardwaj's new film Blue Umbrella which has yet to be released is already winning accolades. The film has won the National Award in the Best Children's Film category and is ready to hit cinemas on August 10. The film stars Pankaj Kapoor and Binya...
  • Pak honours Omkara, Khosla... December 18, 2006

    Karachi: Omkara, Bollywood's take on Othello, won the best adapted screenplay award at the Sixth Kara Film Festival at Karachi while Khosla Ka Ghosla, about a middle class family's run in with the land mafia, was adjudged the best original screenplay. Indian entries attracted large audiences, but relatively minor awards. Indian film...
  • An evening in Pak watching Omkara December 16, 2006

    New Delhi: Actor Ajay Devgan, director Vishal Bharadwaj and producer Kumar Mangat will be in Karachi for the screening of their film Omkara at the ongoing Kara film festival. The film is scheduled for a Saturday evening screening at the Arts Council in the city. However, Saif Ali Khan will...
  • Vishal named best director at Cairo fest December 6, 2006

    Mumbai: Acclaimed Bollywood filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj has been named the best director at the 30th Cairo Film Festival for Omkara. The film, based on Shakespeare's Othello, won critical acclaim at the fest, sources close to the director said on Tuesday. Bhardwaj, meanwhile, was in Marrakesh showing Omkara at a film fest there. Omkara,...
  • Munnabhai, RDB in Golden Globe race December 4, 2006

    New York: Three Bollywood films Rang De Basanti, Omkara, and Lage Raho Munnabha will vie for nominations for the best foreign films at the 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The nominations will be announced on December 14. "There is a lot of buzz about Bollywood in Hollywood and members of...
  • Khosla Ka Ghosla wins Pak audiences November 30, 2006

    Islamabad: Bollywood will make its presence felt at Pakistan's prestigious Kara Film Festival this year with Omkara, Khosla Ka Ghosla and Woh Lamhe. Actors of Omkara Ajay Devgun, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Konkana Sen Sharma along with Anupam Kher of Khosla Ka Ghosla, will attend the festival...
  • Bikes steal the show in Dhoom 2 November 25, 2006

    Pune: If you thought Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan and Bipasha Basu were the only stars of Bollywoods latest mega release Dhoom 2, its time you open eyes a little wider. Sharing screenspace with Bollywoods topoftheline stars are some topoftheline bikes by Suzuki, imported all the way from Japan...
  • I felt like a real actor in Omkara: Saif October 12, 2006

    Mumbai: From the metrosexual in Salaam Namaste to the sinister Langda Tyagi in Omkara, actor Saif Ali Khan has come a long way and says he is happy he could carry off both roles with lan. "I was scared it (Omkara) would arrive after Salaam Namaste and expose my limitations....
  • Another petition guns for Omkara September 13, 2006

    Bhilwara (Rajasthan): A court in Bhilwara has admitted a case against the producerdirector and all lead actors of the flim Omkara for vulgar characterisation of women and using obscene language in the film. The court on Tuesday served notices to 14 accused, including the film's producerdirector, Vishal Bhardwaj, actors Ajay...
  • Court refuses to ban Omkara August 29, 2006

    Mumbai: A sessions court in Mumbai on Tuesday refused to ban director Vishal Bharadwaj's film Omkara on the allegation that it contained "vulgar and abusive language". Film actor Naseem Khan has filed a plea before the court, seeking an immediate ban on the film. The court has asked director Vishal Bharadwaj...