POOJA BHATT

  • Rough cut of 'Humari Adhoori Kahaani' made Pooja Bhatt weep 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt has lauded Mohit Suri's forthcoming romantic drama 'Humari Adhuri Kahani' after she saw the rough cut version of the film, saying Suri has 'hit a jackpot'. "Had the privilege of watching the rough cut of Humari Adhoori Kahaani...it made me weep!Thank you @mohit11481 & @MaheshNBhatt for this...
  • Uncertainty over staging of 'Daddy' in Pakistan: Mahesh Bhatt March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt says he is not sure if he will go ahead with the staging of his play 'Daddy' at the International Theatre Festival in Pakistan after an Indian production was denied visa to attend the event. The 66-year-old filmmaker said that he has told the organisers of...
  • Sunny Leone: My husband, Daniel Weber has the cutest cameo in 'Ek Paheli Leela' February 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Sunny Leone says her husband Daniel Weber's cameo in her next film 'Ek Paheli Leela' may be small but it is the 'cutest'. "Daniel has a small role in the film but for me it's the cutest one," Sunny said here in an interview. The former adult film actress, who...
  • Sunny Leone: Feel proud to see Priyanka Chopra's billboard in the US; she is the most inspiring woman in Bollywood January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Sunny Leone says she finds Priyanka Chopra the most inspiring woman in Bollywood. Sunny was present at the cover launch of a magazine here along with her husband Daniel Webber when she was asked to name her favorite actress in Hindi filmdom. She said: "Who do I think great actress?...
  • What appalls me is the damn music did not stop at EDM: Pooja Bhatt reacts to Isha Mantry's untimely death January 1, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says she can't believe that designer Isha Mantry is no more. The 27-year-old fashion designer, who was originally from Mumbai, collapsed allegedly due to a drug overdose at an Electronic Dance Music festival at Candolim beach in Goa late Monday and subsequently died at a local hospital,...
  • Mahesh, Pooja Bhatt mourn costume designer Isha Mantry's death December 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Father-daughter duo Mahesh and Pooja Bhatt today mourned the death of costume designer Isha Mantry, who died allegedly due to drug overdose in Goa. Mantry, 28, who worked on films like Priyanka Chopara starrer 'Mary Kom', medical thriller 'Ankur Arora Murder Case', 'Dangerous Ishq' and 'Hate Story 2' was brought...
  • Certificates don't make or break relationships, says Pooja Bhatt December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: After announcing her separation from her husband Manish Makhija, actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says the success of a relationship doesn't depend on any license. The actress took to micro-blogging website Twitter to share her thoughts on relationships. "I choose to live life on MY terms & refuse to perform to the gallery....
  • Pooja Bhatt separates from husband Manish Makhija after 11 years of marriage December 8, 2014

    Mahesh Bhatt's eldest daughter Pooja Bhatt has decided to part ways with her husband Manish Makhija. The duo tied the knot in August 2003 in Goa. The actor-turned director took to Twitter to announce the separation. In the tweets that followed, Pooja mentioned the reason behind the split and...
  • Dad's films were more forward than Anurag Kashyap's: Pooja Bhatt December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Many credit Anurag Kashyap for revolutionsing the current moviemaking culture, but actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says her father Mahesh Bhatt's films were "way more forward" than the 'Gangs of Wasseypur' fame director is known for creating. "Some of the films are new, but most of them are old as hell...
  • Snapshot: Pooja Bhatt cuddles up to 'gorgeous sister' Shaheen in this adorable photo November 28, 2014

    Popular actress-turned-filmmaker who has often spoken about sister Alia Bhatt and her success in Bollywood, today shared a heartwarming photo with Shaheen on Twitter. The sweet snap shows Pooja cuddling up to baby Shaheen. The photo was shared with a message that read, "Happy Birthday gorgeous sister @shaheenb & never...
  • I was Alia's age when I produced my first film, don't think she would be able to produce a film today: Pooja Bhatt November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Pooja Bhatt says she turned to production and direction at the age of 21 as she was never happy being just an actor. "At the age of 21, I was India's youngest film producer and that's a very major achievement for someone who is a main stream actor," the...
  • Would love to judge a cookery show on TV: Pooja Bhatt November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: She calls herself a foodie and loves to cook for her loved ones in her free time. Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says she'd love to judge a cookery show on the small screen as long as the quality of cookery shows improves in the country. She believes filming of food...
  • Pooja Bhatt on Sreesanth's Bollywood debut: He tasted success, went to hell and back; but there's still fire in him November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Former cricketer Sreesanth is set to make his Bollywood debut in Pooja Bhatt's next production venture and the filmmaker says the decision to cast him was quick and instinctive. In the film, which has been titled 'Cabaret', the former India pacer will be seen donning the role of a...
  • More tales like 'Udaan' need to be shown on TV to jolt the nation and make people aware of child slavery: Mahesh Bhatt November 14, 2014

    The concept of TV show 'Udaan' isn't new to esteemed filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. As he had stated in recent interviews, he had thought of making a film 'Girvi' based on bonded labour with Pooja Bhatt and Ajay Devgn in key roles years back. But since the market had undergone a...
  • PM Narendra Modi, Amitabh Bachchan and other celebrities pay their last respect to Sadashiv Amrapurkar on Twitter November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: As veteran actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar breathed his last in Mumbai on Monday morning, condolences poured in from the actor's colleagues and even Prime Minister Narendra Modi on twitter. The actor was a prominent face in both Marathi as well as Hindi cinema in the 1990s. He gained prominence after...
  • My daughters are far more intelligent than me and I take instructions from them: Mahesh Bhatt October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Mahesh Bhatt has been one of the best filmmakers of his time and inspired generations with his movie-making skills, but the director, who now produces films with new talent, says his three daughters - Pooja, Shaheen and Alia - are far more intelligent and practical than him. "I have...
  • 'Rose' is a love story and my first film as a solo lead: Ali Fazal October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Ali Fazal, who was last seen in Vidya Balan-starrer 'Bobby Jasoos', is excited about Pooja Bhatt-produced film 'Rose', which he says is his most important and challenging project so far. The love story marks the directorial debut of 'Aashiqui 2' writer Shagufta Rafique. The 27-year-old 'Fukrey' star...
  • 'Tamanna' would be a commercial success today, would have got the right audience: Pooja Bhatt September 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Pooja Bhatt, who started her filmmaking career with films like 'Zakhm', says if she had made her National Award-winning film 'Tamanna' today, it would have proved to be a money-spinner as well. 'Tamanna' was awarded the National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues in 1996. Pooja had...
  • Udita wanted to be a rock star but ended up being an actor, says husband Mohit Suri July 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mohit Suri says his wife Udita Goswami is "musically inclined" and wanted to be a rock star but ended up being an actor. His cousin Pooja Bhatt had launched Udita in Bollywood with her 2003 film "Paap" and two years later Suri directed the actress in her second film...
  • Pooja Bhatt and TSeries to produce Soni Razdan's film May 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Actressturneddirector Soni Razdan is all set to direct 'Love Affair', jointly produced by Bhushan Kumar's TSeries and Pooja Bhatt's Fish Eye Network. The producers earlier delivered romantic musical hits like 'Aashiqui 2' and 'Jism 2'. "Passion, betrayal, murder, deceit, sacrifice, love... these are the key ingredients of this 'Love...
  • Alia Bhatt sets records straight, confirms she has no Facebook page March 23, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Highway' actress Alia Bhatt turned to her Twitter page Saturday to set the record straight that all Facebook pages in her name are "fake". "I do not have a Facebook page! All pages being handled are fake. Please do not follow," Alia posted Saturday. Her elder step sister Pooja also made...
  • Pooja Bhatt warns against 'casting agent' misusing her name March 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Pooja Bhatt was left aghast Saturday morning. A woman knocked at her door for a meeting fixed by a "casting agent", who the actress-filmmaker conjectures is "masquerading" as her on online social networking platform to exploit young Bollywood aspirants. "A young lady and Bollywood hopeful arrived at my house at...
  • What is the point of having film associations, asks Pooja Bhatt February 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Pooja Bhatt, who is caught in a title tussle with Vipul Shah over his 'Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty', says she is in a situation where "it's like paying hafta (protection money) and still being beaten up" by film associations. Earlier this month, the actress-turned-filmmaker had...
  • Akshay Kumar's producers have an affinity for the titles of my films: Pooja Bhatt February 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Actressturnedfilmmaker Pooja Bhatt is not happy with the title of Akshay Kumar starrer 'Holiday A Soldier Is Never Off Duty', as she too released a film titled "Holiday" in 2006. She says that she had refused to share the title with producer Vipul Shah. "Vipul Shah approached me for 'Holiday'...