PURAB KOHLI

  • Purab Kohli-Tannishtha Chatterjee starrer 'Jal' in running for two Oscars 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Girish Malik's National Award winning film "Jal" has found a place in the Oscar contenders of 2014 in two categories -- Best Picture and Best Original Score. The film, which has the backdrop of water scarcity and tells the story of Bakka, a person gifted with a special ability...
  • Purab Kohli: I was shocked by my elimination from 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7' June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Purab Kohli is the second contestant to be ousted from the celebrity dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' season seven. The 'Rock On!' star said he was not expecting his eviction from the show after his performance bagged good response from the judges last week. "I was quite...
  • Purab Kohli dances to Dev Anand's hit song on 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' June 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Purab Kohli, who will be seen as a contestant on 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7', chose his granduncle and late actorfilmmaker Dev Anand's hit song 'Hai apna dil to awara' to dance at the premiere of the reality dance show. Accompanied by his choreographer Mohena, Purab also grooved to the...
  • Took part in 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' to train in various dance forms: Purab Kohli May 21, 2014

    Mumbai: VJturnedactor Purab Kohli, who will be seen in dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa', says he participated in the show to learn different dance forms. Purab is excited to be a part of the 7th season of the dance show and is leaving no stone unturned to make a...
  • S Sreesanth, VJ Andy, Purab Kohli to be pitted against each other in 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7'? May 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Banned cricketer S Sreesanth is likely to be among 13 celebrity participants in the upcoming season of the popular TV dance show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'. As the seventh season of the show goes on air in June, names of several celebrities, who are likely to be a part...
  • Is actor Purab Kohli contesting in 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7'? April 10, 2014

    Mumbai: After impressing critics with his performance in 'Jal', Purab Kohli is now likely to waltz into the new season of popular dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'. Names of various celebrities are being tossed around as possible contestants in the new season, but Purab is said to have given a...
  • Purab Kohli to participate in 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7'? April 10, 2014

    Mumbai: After impressing critics with his performance in "Jal", Purab Kohli is now likely to waltz into the new season of popular dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa". Names of various celebrities are being tossed around as possible contestants in the new season, but Purab is said to have given a...
  • Want the youth to understand governance, know about our leaders: Purab Kohli March 18, 2014

    Kolkata: Actor Purab Kohli, also the ambassador for a campaign that engages the urban youth in governance and voting, on Monday said the country's youth should "actively" participate in understanding the nuances of democracy. The celebrity-activist campaigns for 'Operation Black Dot', launched at Mumbai University last month. Targeted at college-goers and...
  • Gul Panag is smart and sensible; would make a good leader: Purab Kohli March 18, 2014

    Kolkata: Describing close friend and actress Gul Panag as "sensible" and "smart", Bollywood actor Purab Kohli on Monday said he would be happy to support the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from Chandigarh for the Lok Sabha polls. "She is very smart and sensible. I know her well personally. She would...
  • Tough to learn character's physical nuances in 'Jal': Purab Kohli February 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Purab Kohli, who plays a water diviner in forthcoming film 'Jal', says learning the physical nuances of the character was most difficult for him. With the backdrop of water scarcity, 'Jal' is the story of Bakka, a person gifted with a special ability to find water in the desert....
  • 200910 was most frustrating period in my career: Purab Kohli February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Purab Kohli says he could not bank on the success of 'Rock On' as many of his crucial films got shelved due to recession in 2009 and 2010. The 34yearold actor, however, is looking forward to the release of his upcoming film 'Jal', in which he plays...
  • Tannishtha Chatterjee's 'Jal' to be screened at Cannes Film Festival May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Jal', a film on water scarcity in the Rann of Kutch, will have a special screening at the ongoing 66th Cannes Film Festival. Directed by Girish Mallik, the film stars Purab Kohli and Tannishtha Chatterjee in the lead and will be screened at Palais Cannes on May 22. ...
  • '10 ml Love' Review: This love potion tastes sweet December 8, 2012

    Cast: Rajat Kapoor, Tisca Chopra, Purab Kohli, Koel Purie, Tara Sharma, Neil Bhoopalam, Manu Rishi, Rasika Dugal Director: Sharat Katariya Sharat Katariya finds his inspiration in William Shakespeare's play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and tries his best to adapt it to suit the Indian scenario and mindset. He weaves a tale...
  • '10 ML Love': A Shakespearean adaptation November 28, 2012

    It's yet another Shakespearean adaptation to be churned out of tinsel town '10 ML Love' that's inspired by the Bard's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'. Love makes the world go around and a love potion makes the title of this film, '10 ML Love'. It is a tale of magic and madness,...
  • 'Rock On' sequel: Farhan Akhtar plays the lead June 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Abhishek Kapoor, who shot to fame with his 2008 release 'Rock On', is excited to be back with the sequel of the film starring the same lead actors. The original movie starred actordirector Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Luke Kenny and Purab Kohli. The film marked Farhan's acting and...
  • Masand: 'Fatso' is enjoyable only in bits May 4, 2012

    Cast: Ranvir Shorey, Gul Panag, Purab Kohli, Neil Bhoopalam, Gunjan Bakshi Director Rajat Kapoor There's an interesting idea buried somewhere under those layers of flab in director Rajat Kapoor's Fatso. But it's a pity the film's fantastical premise isn't mined for enough laughs... Naveen (Purab Kohli) has popped the question to his...
  • Tweet Review: Fatso! May 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Ranvir Shorey, Gul Panag and Purab Kohli starrer 'Fatso!' hits the screens on May 4, 2012. This lighthearted film is directed by Rajat Kapoor. Rajat has directed films like 'Raghu Romeo', 'Mixed Doubles' and 'Mithya' in the past. The director says that he is happy making small budget...
  • Friday Release: 'Fatso' shows love after death May 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Rajat Kapoor is returning to the silver screen with his new film 'Fatso'. The film stars Ranvir Shorey, Gul Panag, and Purab Kohli in the lead roles. The film's basic storyline revolves around Nandini (Gul Panag) and Navin (Purab Kohli), who are in love and are all...
  • I make films that I believe in: Rajat Kapoor April 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmakeractor Rajat Kapoor, who had to wait for two years to release his film 'Fatso', says it's frustrating when your movie fails to reach the audiences. "The film has been ready for two years. Our job is to make a film and deliver it. After that the producers and...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Trailer of 'Fatso' April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The first trailer of 'Fatso' is out. The film stars Ranvir Shorey, Gul Panag, and Purab Kohli in the lead roles. Directed by Rajat Kapoor, the film is produced by Pritish Nandy Communications. Music of the film is given by Sagar Desai. The film revolves around the theme...
  • Bollywood condemns Hazare's detention August 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Lyricist Javed Akhtar says it is "undemocratic", while for actor Anupam Kher, it's the "saddest day in Indian democracy" several Bollywood celebrities are disappointed with the government's decision to detain civil society activist Anna Hazare Tuesday before he could begin a protest fast in support of a...
  • Imran files a PIL about the 25year drinking age June 15, 2011

    Mumbai: Recently the government raised the age bar for alcohol consumption from 21 to 25 years. This did not go down well with Imran Khan, who now plans to file a public interest litigation against the new regulation. Imran confirmed to the media that the drafting of the PIL is...
  • Onir is back to his heart with 'I Am': Purab April 29, 2011

    New Delhi: He made his Bollywood debut opposite Nandita Das in Bas Yun Hi in 2003, but after that Purab Kohli lost touch with his costar. But their communication gap came in handy when seven years later they got together for Onir's I Am, in which the two share an...
  • Masand: 'Turning 30' tries too hard to be cool January 14, 2011

    Cast: Gul Panag, Purab Kohli Director: Alankrita Shrivastava Turning 30 suffers from an incurable Sex and the City hangover, but it's neither as smart nor as spunky as that popular television show. Naina (played by Gul Panag) is two weeks away from her thirtieth birthday when the boyfriend she was looking forward...
  • Don't invade my personal space: Purab Kohli December 6, 2010

    New Delhi: Veejayturnedactor Purab Kohli is disturbed at media reports about his dwindling, threeyearold marriage with theatre actress Yamini Namjoshi. He says his personal space must not be invaded. "Everything isn't meant for public discussion and especially when those are personal matters that involve families. It's important that people realise where...
  • 'Turning 30' is a rare heroine oriented B'wood film November 25, 2010

    Directed by Alankrita Srivastava and produced by Prakash Jha, 'Turning 30' is touted to be a coming of age film with a difference. ...
  • Mumbai's celebrities to run for a cause January 15, 2010

    Mumbai: It's time for the Mumbai Marathon again and while everyone is running for a cause close to their heart, CNNIBN caught up with few celebrity runners to find out how they are gearing up for the marathon this year. ...