Producers

  • Zadan, Meron invited back to produce 2015 Oscars show: Academy 23-04-2014 07:53 AM

    Reuters: Organizers of the Oscars ceremony invited the producing team of Craig Zadan and Neil Meron on Monday to run the live awards show for a third consecutive year, after this year's show brought in the best television ratings in 14 years. Some 43.7 million viewers in the United States...
  • I don't care whether I'm in front of the camera or not: Shilpa Shetty 27-03-2014 11:40 AM

    Delhi: Dressed in a simple black pencil skirt and a ruffled jacket with a hit of pink, actress Shilpa Shetty looked her demure, yet glamorous self at the press conference of her upcoming directorial venture 'Dishkiyaoon'. In the city for the promotion with the cast and crew of the film,...
  • Akhilesh Yadav invites film producers to state, promises all asistance 05-02-2014 11:22 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday invited the film producers to shoot their movies in the state said state government will provide all possible facility and assistance to them. During a meeting with director Boney Kapoor here, Yadav said that while local people would get employment through shooting,...
  • 'The English Patient' producer Saul Zaentz dies at 92 05-01-2014 02:24 PM

    Los Angeles: Legendary Hollywood producer Saul Zaentz died at his home in San Francisco after suffering from Alzheimer's disease. He was 92. Saul died Friday, reports hollywoodreporter.com. His nephew Paul Zaentz confirmed the news. He said: "He was an extraordinary man. He had a lot of guts, a lot of...
  • Aamir Khan: Would be happy if my daughter joins film industry 14-12-2013 12:46 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Aamir Khan would be happy if his daughter Ira joins Bollywood, but says he has no intention of imposing his decision on his children. "I would love that, but I have no idea. I don't ask them," Aamir told IANS when asked would he be okay if his...
  • Lady Gaga facing lawsuit over 'Teeth' song 02-11-2013 02:05 PM

    Los Angeles: Music producer Teddy Riley is planning to sue pop star Lady Gaga over her 2009 song 'Teeth', claiming he hasn't received any payment for his involvement in creating the song. Riley, who was a member of 1990s hip-hop group Blackstreet, has filed a lawsuit against the 27-year-old pop...
  • Snapshot: Shilpa Shetty's son Viaan looks so grown up! 30-10-2013 03:26 PM

    Actress-turned-producer Shilpa Shetty looked relaxed and happy when she hit the beach in Mumbai recently with her son Viaan Raj Kundra. The 38-year-old actress slipped into a T-shirt and a pair of track pants rolled up till her knees as she frolicked in the surf and watched her son enjoy...
  • Kannada actor Raghavendra Rajkumar hospitalised due to brain clot 17-10-2013 03:24 PM

    Bangalore: Kannada actor and film producer Raghavendra Rajkumar, son of thespian late Rajkumar, was today admitted to a city hospital for a brain clot. "Raghavendra Rajkumar was brought to the hospital at 9:15 am. He was presented with an acute medical condition," Dr Medha Huilgol, Anesthesiology Consultant at Columbia Asia...
  • CV Kumar to remake 'Lucia' in Tamil 16-10-2013 11:35 AM

    Chennai: Tamil producer CV Kumar has acquired the remake rights of recently released Kannada independent film 'Lucia'. The film will be remade in Tamil or Telugu. "CV Kumar, producer of 'Pizza' and 'Soodhu Kavvum' now officially holds the rights to make 'Lucia' in Tamil and Telugu. They will start shooting...
  • 'Khiladi' sequel on but without Akshay Kumar 16-10-2013 10:27 AM

    Mumbai: Producer Ratan Jain says he is planning to make a sequel to 1992 superhit film 'Khiladi' with a newcomer. Directed by Abbas-Mustan, the 1992 hit movie 'Khiladi' starred Akshay Kumar in the lead role and it also featured Ayesha Jhulka and Deepak Tijori, among others. "Films that I have...
  • John Abraham: I would like to make a film on wildlife 28-09-2013 02:30 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer John Abraham, who has been roped in as the face of National Geographic Channel in India, says he is keen to make a film on wildlife. "Wildlife is something that we have not attempted before. I would like to explore it...I would like to make a film on...
  • 'Centenary celebrations of Indian cinema is a disgrace to Telugu film industry' 25-09-2013 03:54 PM

    Chennai: Telugu producer Katragadda Murari has called the recently concluded centenary celebrations of Indian cinema a 'disgrace' for the Telugu film industry as several veterans were not invited and those who attended were not given due respect. Telugu actor-filmmaker R Narayana Murthy left the function midway. The four-day (Sep 21-24)...
  • Aamir Khan supports Hansal Mehta's 'Shahid' 21-09-2013 04:43 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Aamir Khan, who saw the trailer of Hansal Mehta's 'Shahid', has decided to support the film and has posted the trailer on his official Facebook page. "We are really happy that our next, 'Shahid', is touching the heartstrings ofthe entire industry. It's a proud moment for team Shahid...
  • John Abraham plans a film on motorcycling 21-09-2013 04:22 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer John Abraham, a bike enthusiast, who is also buying a spot in the Moto 2 format of motorcycle road racing championship, says he is even planning a movie on 'serious motor cycling'. "I would love to take my love forward by planning a film, I am scripting a...
  • Warning: Safety during the shooting was our priority, says Anubhav Sinha 20-09-2013 12:02 PM

    New Delhi: 'Warning 3D' producer Anubhav Sinha made sure proper precautions were taken during the shoot of the film, which is being touted as an edge-of-the-seat survival film that was shot underwater. The film is shot in Fiji waters, said to have around 35 different species of sharks amid dangerous...
  • Will 'Phata Poster Nikhla Hero' be the biggest hit of Shahid's career? 14-09-2013 02:14 PM

    Mumbai: Producer Ramesh Taurani is confident that his film 'Phata Poster Nikhla Hero' starring his protege Shahid Kapoor, whom he launched with 'Ishq Vishq' in 2003, will be the biggest film of the actor's life. Shahid's last two releases 'Mausam' and 'Teri Meri Kahaani' turned out to be box-office duds....
  • Cameron Diaz joins 'Bad Teacher' series as producer 13-09-2013 04:09 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Cameron Diaz has signed on to produce an upcoming TV adaptation of her hit comedy 'Bad Teacher'. The 41-year-old 'Charlie's Angels' star played the lead role in the 2011 film, alongside Jason Segel and Justin Timberlake, about a lazy teacher who is forced to work after being...
  • Potugadu: Are you ready for Manoj's daredevil stunts? 12-09-2013 02:15 PM

    Chennai: Producer L Sreedhar, who is gearing up for the release of Telugu romantic-comedy 'Potugadu', says a good music album is equivalent to half of the overall promotions of a film. "Music can't be taken lightly because it is also one of the most important part of a film's promotion....
  • Is son Cameron responsible for Michael Douglas' split with Zeta-Jones? 31-08-2013 12:20 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor-producer Michael Douglas' son Cameron, with ex-wife Diandra Luker, is said to have created tensions between the actor and his estranged wife Catherine Zeta-Jones. The duo was married for 13-year-old has hit the rough patch, ultimately leading to the separation. Cameron,34, has been battling legal issues and drug...
  • 'Mozart of Chennai' AR Rahman turns producer, story-writer 13-08-2013 05:00 PM

    Chennai: After donning the role of music composer, singer and lyricist, double Oscar winner A R Rahman will now turn producer and story writer for a Hindi film. Through his latest production venture YM Movies, Rahman along with Eros International, would produce the yet-to-be titled Hindi film. "For the first...
  • FIR against Firoz Nadiadwala for threatening Rajkumar Santoshi 27-07-2013 11:49 AM

    Mumbai: An FIR has been registered against producer Firoz Nadiadwala for allegedly threatening filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi over a financial matter, police said today. According to police, Nadiadwala (52) had gone to Santoshi's (56) house in Krushna building in suburban Juhu and threatened the latter's servant after he could not find...
  • Producers, actors don't like my voice anymore: Shaan 01-06-2013 10:28 AM

    Mumbai: With the new crop of playback singers on the music scene, there is very less we get to hear from Shaan and he says it is the producers and composers who are no longer interested to have his voice in their projects. The singer has churned out hits like...
  • I learnt a lot from Preity Zinta in 'Ishkq in Paris': Rhehan Malliek 27-05-2013 04:55 PM

    TV actor Gaurav Chanana became a household name as Dr Rahul Mehra in the popular soap 'Sanjivani'. He later disappeared from small screen and is now back, this time as Rhehan Malliek (name changed) as the lead actor opposite Preity Zinta in 'Ishqk In Paris'. Actor Rhehan Malliek joined IBNLive...
  • Bollywood auctions role for funds to curb crimes against women 23-05-2013 07:17 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood producer Pooja Bhatt is auctioning off a role in one of her next Hindi-language films to help raise money to reduce rising cases of violence against women in India, the charity Oxfam has said. The opportunity, organised by Oxfam's partner Scottish Circle, is available to people in...
  • Preity Zinta marks her debut as producer with 'Ishkq in Paris' 22-05-2013 11:30 PM

    Like Dia Mirza and Ameesha Patel, actress Preity Zinta has also added another designation to her CV - that of a producer. ...
  • 'Tired' Ekta Kapoor set to study at Harvard University 08-04-2013 12:29 PM

    Mumbai: TV and film producer Ekta Kapoor, who has back-to-back projects -- 'Ek Thi Daayan', 'Shootout At Wadala', and 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' -- lined up for release, is tired and says that she will take a break to attend a summer entrepreneur course at the Harvard University. "I am...
  • Prabhu Solomon steps down as a producer 18-02-2013 02:17 PM

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