PANKAJ KAPOOR

  • Five things that Bollywood can learn from 'Finding Fanny' September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: It is truly a good time for Indian cinema. A time, when filmmakers are more brave and are willing to take risks to tell a story. While many of the directors are still wanting stick to the rule book and churn out formula films, there have been some...
  • 'Finding Fanny' tweet review: The film belongs to Naseeruddin Shah and Pankaj Kapoor, they are brilliant September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: When you cast Pankaj Kapoor and Naseeruddin Shah in a film together, you know you can't go too wrong with script. Homi Adajania's latest film 'Finding Fanny' is a quirky tale of five oddballs who go on a road trip in search of a certain Fanny Fernandez. The...
  • 'Finding Fanny': 5 reasons why you should watch Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor's latest film this Friday September 9, 2014

    The journey of 5 unlikely characters to find true love. And then there's that thing with the cat....
  • I'm getting an opportunity to work with good actors in 'Finding Fanny', I'll become a better actor hopefully: Arjun Kapoor August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: He is just four films old in Bollywood, but Arjun Kapoor dared to say 'yes' to a unique film like "Finding Fanny". He says it wasn't a calculated move but he did the film to "experience" its journey. "Finding Fanny" is a quirky English language film by Homi Adajania. The...
  • 'Finding Fanny' to be premiered 17 days before its release date July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The makers of 'Finding Fanny' have decided to premiere it on August 25, much before the release of the movie in September following a positive feedback to its trailer. 'Finding Fanny' is a quirky comedy directed by Homi Adajania and is set for release on September 12. It has a...
  • Kamal Haasan records Ilayaraja's composition February 14, 2013

    Mumbai: There seem to be no full stops or even punctuation marks in the career of the amazing Kamal Haasan. Barely have the controversies surrounding his new release 'Vishwaroopam' died down, when one hears of the maverick artist jumping in where no other artist would dare. Kamal has sung a song...
  • Anushka Sharma: Every actor is an attention seeker December 31, 2012

    Mumbai: Hailing from an army background, Anushka Sharma has led a very quiet and disciplined life, but confesses her profession has now made her an attentionseeker an "occupational hazard" for all actors. "I am not spoilt as I was brought up in an army background. But every actor is...
  • 2013 will be an year of sequels and remakes December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: As we enter 2013, get set to be entertained with an interesting mix of sequels and remakes like 'Race 2', 'Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai 2', 'Himmatwala' and 'Chashme Buddoor'. Movie buffs looking for 'hatke' cinema won't get disappointed either as there's lot in store for them...
  • Making of 'Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola' November 28, 2012

    'Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola' is Vishal Bhardwaj's latest offering after '7 Khoon Maaf'. The movie stars Imran Khan, Pankaj Kapur and Anushka Sharma. The director says it is a 'mad film' and he hopes the audience will enjoy it. "It is a mad mad movie, it is a bizarre...
  • Matru Ki Bijlee: Do you want to copy Imran's sexy look? November 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Vishal Bhardwaj, who earlier explored the badlands of western Uttar Pradesh for 'Omkara', wanted a rustic Haryana setting for his new film 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' and set costume designer Payal Saluja on the job. And what an image change it turns out to be for its...
  • 'Matru ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' wasn't easy: Imran October 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Imran Khan, who will be seen in a brand new Haryanvi avatar in his next film 'Matru ki Bijlee Ka Mandola', said initially the character was very tough for him and he thought he had made a big mistake taking it up. "During the first script reading of...
  • Chocolate boy to gentleman: Shahid's journey September 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Auditions, rejections...Shahid Kapoor rewinds to life 10 years back when he was just one among the thousands vying to find a place in Bollywood. And an actor father was no bonus, says the 30yearold, whose progression from a chocolate boy hero to a mature actor is subtly reflected...
  • Masand: 'Mausam' is an unfortunate mess September 23, 2011

    Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Anupam Kher Director: Pankaj Kapoor Pankaj Kapur's 'Mausam' is an unfortunate mess of a movie about a pair of young lovers who spend more time apart than together, because they don't know how or where to reach one another when they're repeatedly separated. The film opens in...
  • Shahid Kapoor banking on 'Mausam' August 23, 2011

    His last Release might have been the book office dud 'Milenge Milenge' with his former lady love Kareena Kapoor, but Shadid Kapoor is now looking forward to his upcoming release 'Mausam', which is also his dad Pankaj Kapoor's directorial debut. Sunanda Wong caught up with Shahid at a local...
  • 'Mausam' to premiere at Toronto Film Festival August 20, 2011

    Mumbai: The Mausam finally seems to be clearing up for Pankaj Kapur's directorial debut. The film is all set to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The entire cast and crew of the film including Shahid Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor will be present at the premiere on September...
  • 'Mausam' song look 'Jab We Met' inspired August 18, 2011

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor's styling for the 'Saj Dhaj Ke' track in 'Mausam' is similar to his 'Nagada Nagada' track in 'Jab We Met'. Keeping in mind the actor's popularity in 'Jab We Met', director Pankaj Kapoor decided to give his son a similar appearance in 'Mausam' as well. Only a...
  • Watch: Chala Mussadi Office Office trailer August 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Television actor Pankaj Kapoor is back on the big screen as Mussaddi Lal of the hit 'Office Office' series, a man who has to prove to government officials that he is alive when they accidentally remove him from official records, taking him for dead. The trailer for 'Chala Mussadi...
  • 'Mausam' was written for Shahid: Pankaj Kapoor July 12, 2011

    Mumbai: Actorturneddirector Pankaj Kapoor admits that the story of his directorial debut Mausam was specifically conceived for his actor son Shahid, but he had no specific names in his mind for the female lead. "The film was specifically written keeping Shahid in mind. It's not that I had written the script...
  • I'm the only hero to fly a F16: Shahid Kapoor July 12, 2011

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapur, who had the rare experience of flying multirole jet fighter aircraft F16 to adapt traits of a fighter pilot for his forthcoming film "Mausam", takes pride in being the only film actor to have flown that ultimate flying machine. "I was quite fortunate that I flew an...
  • 'Mausam' is very close to my heart: Shahid July 9, 2011

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapur says he is sentimentally attached to his actor father Pankaj Kapur's directorial debut Mausam. Speaking at a function on Friday night, the actor said that apart from playing the lead role in the film, he has helped in every way to make the film as appealing possible. "It's...
  • 'Office Office' takes a leap, goes to big screen June 24, 2011

    Mumbai: Popular comedy show Office Office, about work culture in government offices and plight of a common man, Mussaddi Lal, now moves on to big screen as Chala MussaddiOffice Office with Pankaj Kapoor in the lead. Directed by Rajiv Mehra and produced by Eagle Films Pvt. Ltd, the film takes forward...
  • A filmy tribute to Charlie Chaplin May 3, 2011

    Director Bhavna Talwar is converting Happi, her homage to Charlie Chaplin with Pankaj Kapoor as a desi Chaplin, into a blackandwhite format, which she feels best suits the theme of the movie. "It seemed like a mad and expensive thing to do. But it also seemed right for the theme. If...
  • Katrina denies approaching Pankaj Kapoor April 25, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has slammed rumours that she approached actordirector Pankaj Kapoor for a role in his directorial debut Mausam. "This is entirely untrue," Katrina, who is currently working on Zoya Akhtar's Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara and Yash Raj's Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, said in a statement. Added a source:...
  • Shahid Kapoor to fly in F 16 for 'Mausam' February 4, 2011

    Mumbai: After playing a bookie in Kaminey, now Shahid Kapoor will be seen as a pilot in Mausam and the actor is excited about flying in an F 16 fighter jet for the role. "It is a huge honour and privilege and at the same time probably the coolest thing I've...
  • Dad helped me become more professional: Shahid January 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, who is currently shooting for Pankaj Kapoor's Mausam, says working with his father has made him more professional. "I have done a lot of films with new directors, so it became easy for me to convince them on a shot. But with dad, it is...
  • Mrinal Sen's 'Khandahar' at Cannes again May 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Acclaimed filmmaker Mrinal Sens awardwinning film Khandahar will be screened once again at the Cannes International Film Festival first screened in Cannes 26 years ago, the film will be shown again later this week at the ongoing 63rd edition of the Festival. The film starring Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin...
  • Halla Bol team raises 'halla' for Bhajji January 9, 2008

    New Delhi: The Halla Bol team of Rajkumar Santoshi and Pankaj Kapur was in the capital and they did not shy away from showing their support for Bhajji. Its like diabetes if it is not controlled it will increase. These politicians are kept under control only if there is a...