Pritish Nandy

  • Second jail term will destroy Sanjay Dutt: Pritish Nandy March 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Pritish Nandy is extremely "sad" for his "friend" Sanjay Dutt, who has been sentenced to five years in prison in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. He believes the second jail term can be detrimental for the actor. "Sad for Sanjay Dutt. He is paying for what was an act...
  • Snapshot: Farhan Akhtar arm wrestles Vidya Balan February 28, 2013

    Vidya Balan arm wrestles Farhan Akhtar in the first look of 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects', an upcoming comedy directed by Saket Chaudhary and produced by Pritish Nandy and Rangita Pritish Nandy. It is a sequel to the film 'Pyaar Ke Side Effects' (2006). ...
  • Vidya, Farhan to reprise Mallika and Rahul's role in 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' February 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood banners Balaji Motion Pictures and Pritish Nandy Communications have come together to present 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects', a sequel to the 2006 film 'Pyaar Ke Side Effects'. It features Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan in lead roles. Ekta Kapoor of Balaji Motion Pictures is confident the movie will...
  • Akshay: Make selfdefence compulsory for school girls December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Reacting to the brutal rape of a young woman in the capital, film actor Akshay Kumar said that selfdefence should be made compulsory for girls in school, while filmmaker Pritish Nandy suggested that boys should be taught to respect girls. The 23yearold physiotherapist was tortured and raped here by...
  • 'Kahaani' dir Sujoy Ghosh to play Byomkesh Bakshi December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Sujoy Ghosh of 'Kahaani' fame will play legendary Bengali detective Byomkesh Bakshi in director Rituparno Ghosh's next. It's not clear yet who will play Ajit, the detective's friend and sidekick. "Nice to know that @sujoy_g will play legendary detective Byomkesh Bakshi in Rituporno's next...
  • Ranbir Kapoor reveals his poetic side July 24, 2012

    Ranbir Kapoor was at his poetic best as he showed up to launch Pritish Nandy's latest book in Mumbai. ...
  • Ranvir Shorey's 'Fatso' to be released on May 4 April 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Ranvir Shoreystarrer 'Fatso', will hit the screens worldwide May 4. Coproduced by Pritish Nandy Communications and Daily Multimedia Ltd, the romantic comedy also features Gul Panag and Purab Kohli. Director Rajat Kapoor feels the movie will prove to be a mass entertainer. "This script has been with me for about...
  • 'Free speech my birthright... go to hell sir' December 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Politicians and prominent thought leaders on Tuesday took to Twitter to debate Kapil Sibal's remarks on Internet censorship with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah coming out in support of the embattled Telecom Minister. Abdullah cited the dangers of inflammatory content on social networking websites. "I hate the...
  • B'wood tweets for 'corruptionfree' India August 15, 2011

    Mumbai: As Bollywood personalities conveyed their greeting on Independence Day and expressed their sense of pride in being Indians, the issue of corruption was clearly on the minds of many of them. "However angry and disappointed I may be with today's politics, IDay still makes me feel proud to be an...
  • Bollywood mourns MF Husain's demise June 9, 2011

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Legendary painter MF Husain had his heart in Bollywood and many from the film industry have expressed grief over his demise today. "Very sad to hear that the great MF Husain is no more, RIP," veteran actor Dev Anand said on microblogging site Twitter. "The news is shocking. It is...
  • Bollywood slams crackdown on Baba Ramdev June 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The film industry might have a split opinion on Baba Ramdev's cause but many Bollywood names have criticised the police swoopin on the yoga guru's hunger strike, saying that everyone has the right to protest. Actress Raveena Tandon posted on Twitter, "This country gives everyone the Right to protest!...
  • Bipasha gets more support in tapes controversy May 14, 2011

    New Delhi: After Celina Jaitley, Bollywood personalities Pritish Nandy and Sonam Kapoor have expressed support for actress Bipasha Basu whose voice is alleged to have figured in taped conversations with former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh. "I believe @bipsluvurself (Bipasha) when she says she is not in the Amar Singh tapes....
  • Celeb war gets nasty in Twitterverse! May 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Virtual linen being washed on Twitter ain't new and adman Suhel Seth and filmmaker Pritish Nandy took it to new heights today. From calling each other names on public forum, to nasty remarks, none of them left any stone unturned to the amusement of fellow Twiterrati. Twitter spats have...
  • Pritish Nandy returns to his poet roots June 15, 2010

    Filmmaker and television personality Pritish Nandy has launched his new collection of poems in Mumbai. ...
  • First Cut: 'Click' is spooky March 29, 2010

    Director Santosh Sivan's Click is a remake of the Thai film Shutter (directed by Masayuki Ochiai), which was subsequently made into English (as Shutter), and Tamil and Telugu as well. But I tried to watch the Hindi version as an audience who hasn't seen any of the earlier versions. Let's...
  • Victim of terror? Headley's gym instructor sacked November 18, 2009

    Mumbai: In trouble for his Headley connection is a gym instructor in Mumbai who finds himself jobless now. Vilas Warak suddenly finds that he has no job anymore all because he was Headley's fitness trainer. He says, "He (Headley) was a nice man. He used to speak nicely. I...
  • Amar Prem, Howrah Bridge to be remade into animated films August 27, 2008

    Mumbai: Three of veteran director Shakti Samanta's memorable films Howrah Bridge, Amar Prem and Barsaat Ki Ek Raat are all set to be remade into animated movies by filmmaker Pritish Nandy. This is my homage to one of the most underrated filmmakers of the country. When I met Mr...
  • Pritish Nandy's bored and he's loving it! December 3, 2007

    Mumbai: Dumbstruck or confused? That's what Pritish Nandy's paintings leave you with. One has to make up their own minds on what his works of unconventional art mean, because he himself can't really make up his mind on them. They look like billboards but beyond that, CEO, Pritish Nandy Communications, Pritish...
  • Pritish Nandy Communications looks back at movie memories September 5, 2007

    Mumbai: An unusual exhibition has been organised by Pritish Nandy Communications (PNC) showcasing their work over the last six years. These are moments which you have seen and which have been captured for years to come, Chairman of PNC, Pritish Nandy said. Though, none of the actors from the films were...
  • No place for Big B in Pritish Nandy's Sholay August 30, 2007

    Mumbai: Bollywood's biggest filmever Sholay is all set for an official remake. Its a record breaking $100 million deal between Sasha Sippy, chairman of Sholay Media and Entertainment, the official rightsholders of the Sholay franchise, and production house Pritish Nandy Communications. The taget is to remake Sholay, do an...
  • Sholay set for official remake | Show for the Showman August 30, 2007

    Mumbai: Bollywood's biggest filmever Sholay is all set for an official remake. Its a record breaking $100 million deal between Sasha Sippy and Pritish Nandy Communications. And, three of the RK siblings Randhir Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor and Ritu Nanda unite to inaugurate a day long exhibition featuring Raj...
  • Spoiler for RGV: It's Pritish Nandi ki Sholay August 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Thirtytwo years after Sholay hit theatres and after a year of legal battle between the makers of the film and director Ram Gopal Varma over remake rights, Pritish Nandy Communications (PNC) has given the 70s blockbuster an even bigger platform to reach out to todays generation. PNC has bagged...
  • What's got B'wood all 'animated' June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: Bollywood wants a piece of the animation pie and is moving towards it full throttle. Pritish Nandy Communications will animate three of their fullscale feature films amongst which might be EK Khiladi EK Haseena, Kaante and Chameli. They will be then be released as version 2 and the animation part...