Priyadarshan

  • Doordarshan's 'Best of Indian Cinema' series to screen 'Shevri', 'Kantatar' and other critically-acclaimed films 07-04-2014 04:54 PM

    As many as 104 award-winning and critically acclaimed films are being showcased by Doordarshan under the initiative 'Best Of Indian Cinema'. As a part of the bi-weekly initiative which started in November 2013, DD has been screening multi-lingual films such as 'Maati Maay' by Chitra Palekar, 'Harud' by Aamir Bashir...
  • Lizzy and I are together: Priyadarshan 23-02-2014 03:42 PM

    Mumbai: Reacting to rumours of a rift in his marriage, acclaimed filmmaker Priyadarshan has said that he is "very much together" with his wife Lizzy. He says arguments are a part of every couple's life, but "no one has the right to put our marriage on display". The prolific filmmaker,...
  • Will Kareena Kapoor romance Mohanlal? 31-10-2013 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: Popular directors Amal Neerad and Priyadarshan are set to make two films which have the same title. If reports are to be believed, plans are underway to make a movie based on the life of Kunjali Marakkar, a valiant warrior. While Mammootty plays the lead in the Amal...
  • Ace director Priyadarshan faces political heat 29-05-2013 11:40 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Well-known filmmaker Priyadarshan Tuesday drew flak for saying that the Malayalam film industry is in shambles and it doesn't have any minister to manage it. Priyadarshan made the statement at the annual state film award function, organised by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy and the filmmaker is the chairman...
  • Malayalam actor Innocent is cured of cancer 15-04-2013 11:50 AM

    Kochi: Veteran comedian and character artiste Innocent, who was suffering from non-Hodgkin lymphoma, says he is cured now and ready to put on the grease paint again. "I have been asked by directors like Priyadarshan and Sathyan Anthicadu to act in their films. I have agreed as I am cured...
  • Priyadarshan to make a comeback in Malayalam films 10-04-2013 12:01 AM

    Malayalam actor Priyan was last seen in the 2011 film 'Arabeem Ottakom, Madhavan Nairum'. Now after two years from this movie, Priyadharshan is making a comeback to Mollywood with a new humorous film. And as usual Superstar Mohanlal will lead the cast list of this movie which will also feature...
  • Ameesha Patel: I never left Bollywood 01-02-2013 02:58 PM

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  • Priyadarshan's wife asked to appear before HC 02-11-2012 11:08 AM

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court directed Bollywood director Priyadarshan's wife Lissy to personally appear on November 12 in a contempt of court case. The Ernakulam district collector has also been asked to be present in the court. Justice B P Ray issued the direction on a contempt petition filed by...
  • Mohanlal gets more offers from Bollywood town 21-10-2012 06:24 PM

    The most versatile actor of modern India, Mohanlal who mesmerised Bollywood with his performance in films like 'Company' and 'Aag' is getting more offers from Hindi industry. The actor who had been in Priyadarshan's recent Hindi flick 'Tezz' is reported to be called in for another cameo role in Priyan's...
  • Prakash Raj to remake 'Salt N Pepper' in Tamil 14-12-2011 12:41 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: As an actor who has associated himself with most of the brilliant technicians and actors from the state,Prakash Raj was more at home when he turned up for the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) 2011. It was his friendship with Priyadarshan who had surprised the actor with the...
  • Movie is a sought-after career: Priyadarshan 30-09-2011 05:13 PM

    Thiruvananthpuram: There was a time when 'Bollywood Dreams' used to meet with objection, raised eyebrows and worried faces, not any more, says filmmaker Priyadarshan and adds that people's perception of the glamour industry has changed and more and more educated people are heading towards the tinsel town. "In those times,...
  • Training camera on social causes: Priyadarshan 22-09-2011 11:59 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Social causes top filmmaker Priyadarshan's priority list and his next three movie projects -- 'Kanchivaram' part two, a movie on HIV-AIDS and a film about girl child -- will highlight serious issues. One of the most successful directors down south, Priyadarshan has also made many commercial Hindi entertainers, but...
  • Devgn to do the quirkiest film of his career 03-08-2011 01:06 PM

    Ajay Devgn seems to be in a wildly experimental mood. Swinging from the hardcore mainstream Singham, he now goes on to what is arguably the quirkiest film of his career. The film in questions will be titled The Arab The Camel & P Madhavan Nair and it is the Hindi...
  • Priyadarshan eyes stake in Kochi Tuskers 16-07-2011 05:40 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Acclaimed director Priyadarshan on Saturday said he is padding up to acquire a stake in the newly formed Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kochi Tuskers Kerala. "I am interested in this team and to that extend, we are having a business meeting to take forward our interest in acquiring...
  • Priyadarshan to be Kerala film academy chairman 12-07-2011 04:58 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) Government in south Indian state Kerala has decided to appoint veteran filmmaker Priyadarshan as chairman of the state Chalachitra Academy. The official orders in this regard is expected to be issued soon, government sources said. Priyadarshan, 54, succeeds eminent director K R Mohan...
  • Priyadarshan shooting theme song for Kochi IPL team 21-02-2011 07:31 PM

    Kochi: Ace filmmaker Priyadarshan Monday started shooting the theme song for the Indian Premier League's Kochi team, Indi Commandos, at the picturesque Varapuzha backwaters location. "The shoot is for the theme song which will be about two-minute long and it would encompass the beauty of Kerala," Suresh Krishna, Priyadarshan's associate,...
  • Priyadarshan to work with Aamir on AIDS film 15-02-2011 03:47 PM

    Mumbai: Priyadarshan has worked with Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan. The prolific director is now set to work with the third Khan - Aamir - and it will be a film on AIDS. "I met Aamir and narrated my idea. He loved it. I now need to complete the...
  • Subhash Ghai announces 3 new films 25-10-2010 03:29 PM

    On the 32nd anniversary of Mukta Arts Ltd. three new big budget movies for 2011 will be directed by Subhash Ghai, Abbas Mastan and Priyadarshan respectively. Cast and credits of the films are being finalised and the shooting of these will begin in early 2011. Filmmakers Abbas Mustan who are...
  • Write your own review: 'Aakrosh'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Aakrosh' is engrossing in portions, but suffers on account of inconsistent writing. What do you say? Write your own review and win...
  • Masand: 'Aakrosh' has powerful, gripping moments 15-10-2010 11:37 PM

    Cast: Ajay Devgan, Akshaye Khanna, Bipasha Basu Director: Priyadarshan 'Aakrosh', directed by Priyadarshan, and starring Ajay Devgan and Akshaye Khanna has some powerful, gripping moments. But credit for that must go to 'Mississippi Burning', the Oscar-nominated 1988 film by Alan Parker, of which this film is a shameless copy. Devgan...
  • I never declined Priyadarshan's offer: Manoj Bajpayee 12-10-2010 04:59 PM

    National-award winning actor Manoj Bajpayee has slammed rumours that he declined filmmaker Priyadarshan's offer for Tezz. "My goodness. I have never declined anything. It's just that dates couldn't work. How can anyone refuse working with Priyadarshan. He is such a fabulous director," Manoj told. Loosely inspired from Hollywood movie Speed,...
  • Won't accept A-certificate for 'Aakrosh': Priyadarshan 30-09-2010 03:25 PM

    Mumbai: The censor board has clamped down heavily on the dialogues and visuals of Priyadarshan's Aakrosh, a film on honour killing. The director says he would neither accept cuts nor the A-certificate for his issue-based directorial venture. "How can I put across a social issue without hard-hitting visuals? Let the...
  • 'I can't be doing supporting parts any more' 17-09-2010 03:04 PM

    Mumbai: Suniel Shetty, who has been saying no to a lot of filmmakers, has turned down the offer from his favourite director Priyadarshan because the role didn't shape up to his satisfaction. "The role did not shape up either to Priyan's or my satisfaction. So we decided to part ways...