Prakash Mehra

  • Zanjeer: What's the significance of such a title? September 8, 2013

    New Delhi: When Apoorva Lakhia decided of remaking 1973's classic 'Zanjeer', he must have thought of creating a fitting scenario for the hugely popular story. Unfortunately, when his ideas were transformed on the celluloid, they turned out to be unconvincing, in fact they looked funny. Ram Charan replaced Big B, Priyanka...
  • What makes 'Zanjeer' the worst remake ever? September 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood directors have found a hit formula in remaking the old classics. From 'Don' to 'Agneepath', the remakes of Amitabh Bachchan's films have worked wonders for the directors as well as the fans in the past. But there are a few films that should be left untouched and...
  • Zanjeer: How glamorous is Mahie Gill's role in the film? July 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Mahie Gill, who will be see playing a sensuous character in 'Zanjeer' remake, is excited about her dance number and glam look in the thriller. Mahie plays the same role that Bindu did in Prakash Mehra's 1973 film that starred Amitabh Bachchan as the angry young man. "I am very...
  • Couldn't show Pran the 'Zanjeer' remake: Amit Mehra July 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Producer Prakash Mehra's son Amit Mehra who is remaking his father's hit film 'Zanjeer' Friday said he was shocked to hear about veteran actor Pran's death and upset that now he will not be able to show him the remake's final cut. "This is a very sad news I was...
  • Bhaag Milkha Bhaag: Milkha real to reel July 3, 2013

    Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and actor Farhan Akhtar share the eventful life of athlete Milkha Singh to CNN-IBN in an exclusive interview. ...
  • Catch the tune of 'Zinda' from 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' June 4, 2013

    Farhan Akhtar and Sonam Kapoor will be seen together in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'. Catch the tune of the film's song - 'Zinda'. ...
  • UP govt not providing funds for projects initiated by Mayawati: BSP September 10, 2013

    Amid protests over increase in power tarrif, BSP on Saturday accused the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh of not providing fund for the projects initiated by the previous Mayawati regime to increase power generation. "The BSP government had worked to increase generation to about 8000 to 12,000 MW, but today, all of it has...
  • Bhaag Milkha Bhaag: Farhan Akhtar talks about film January 16, 2013

    Farhan Akhtar was in the capital for an event. Farhan spoke about his physical transformation, his role in upcoming Rakyesh Om Prakash Mehra's 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' and lots more. ...
  • Rajinikanth is India's biggest one-man entertainment industry: Sreedhar Pillai December 13, 2012

    Senior film journalist Sreedhar Pillai looks back at Rajinikanth's contribution to Indian cinema on the actor's 62nd Birthday in an interaction with IBNLive readers. Q. Sir how do you manage to get tickets to a FDFS Rajini movie? In a sense this question answers it all about the Rajini phenomenon...
  • Doing 'Zanjeer' for Apoorva Lakhia: Pria Puri November 30, 2012

    Candolim: Designer Pria Kaataria Puri, who is making her foray into Bollywood with styling up actresses Priyanka Chopra and Mahie Gill for the remake of 1973 film 'Zanjeer', says she is doing the project just for director Apoorva Lakhia, who is 'a very dear friend'. "I am finally stepping into Bollywood...
  • Akhtar hopes to resolve 'Zanjeer' issue amicably April 23, 2012

    Mumbai: As the remake of 1973 film 'Zanjeer' reels under copyright issues, writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar of the duo Salim-Javed, who wrote the original movie, hopes to resolve the problem amicably. "We have sent them a notice but we really hope they will solve it. We hope the problem will be solved...
  • 'Zanjeer' remake gets stuck in copyright issues April 20, 2012

    Writers of the original movie, Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar are reportedly mulling legal action against Apurva Lakhia and Prakash Mehra. ...
  • Farhan Akhtar meets Milkha Singh for 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' February 22, 2012

    Farhan Akhtar is working with filmmaker Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra for Viacom 18's 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'. ...
  • Producer-director Prakash Mehra dead May 18, 2009

    Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood filmmaker Prakash Mehra passed away on Sunday morning after a prolonged illness. He was 69-year-old. Mehra died of pneumonia and multiple organ failure at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, said family sources. Mehra ventured into filmmaking with 1968 Shashi Kapoor starrrer Haseena Maan Jayegi followed by the 1971 hit...
  • Rakesh Mehra new campaigner for Athithi Devo Bhava March 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Taking cue from perfectionist friend Aamir Khan, an excited Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra , promoted the Athithi Devo Bhava campaign of the Tourism Ministry in New Delhi on Monday. And Mehra emphasized that it was the responsibility of every citizen to help foreign visitors and to take of our...
  • 'Antulay had argument before he quit' June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: A R Antulay reportedly had a heated exchange with then Maharashtra governor Om Prakash Mehra before resigning as chief minister of the state in 1982 on the latter's advice following a cement scam. "A politically-strong Antulay was involved in a controversy over collecting excess money to issue permits for...
  • RDB gets ready with its Oscar strategies September 26, 2006

    New Delhi: Producers of Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra's blockbuster Rang De Basanti, India's official entry for the best foreign film category for the Oscars, are ready with strategies to lift the coveted award, and they are banking on Aamir Khan's Lagaan experience too. "We have offices in Los Angeles and New...