Raajneeti

  • Intimate scenes? Have always been the toughest to do: Manoj Bajpayee February 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee has proved to be one of the finest actors with his performances in movies like 'Raajneeti' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur', but he says it's still difficult for him to do intimate scenes. "Even though my movies require me to shoot a lot of intimate scenes, they've always been...
  • Manoj Bajpayee: Money is the most important factor for me September 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee, who has been acting for almost two decades, says that filmmakers should stop tempting him with good roles as now it's money that matters to him the most. "At this point of time, money is the most important factor for me. I am at a stage today where...
  • Manoj Bajpayee: I'm comfortable doing the kind of films which I do August 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee, who has been appreciated for his roles in films like 'Pinjar', 'Raajneeti' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur', enjoys essaying characters who are closer real characters. Glamour is not his priority, he says. "I love doing those roles. I enjoy doing real roles as I relate to them....
  • Ranbir Kapoor works really hard, says Jaaved Jaffrey June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Jaaved Jaffrey, who will share screen space with Ranbir Kapoor in 'Besharam', is impressed with the young actor's dedication and choice of different roles. "I like him (Ranbir Kapoor) as an actor (since) when he started his career. He works really hard and tries to do new characters," Jaaved said...
  • 'Satyagraha' inspired by Anna Hazare's campaign? June 7, 2013

    After Raajneeti, Chakravyuh and Aarakshan, filmmaker Prakash Jha tackles yet another politically charged subject with Satyagraha that is reportedly inspired by Anna Hazare's campaign against corruption. ...
  • Arjun Rampal: My kids are a bit young to watch 'Inkaar' January 18, 2013

    Mumbai: A producer's job is a thankless one with benefits shared by the actor and the director and no kudos for the person behind that good film, says actor Arjun Rampal, who produced the notsosuccessful 'I See You' in 2006 and is clearly in no hurry to get back to...
  • Katrina to play the lead in 'Raajneeti' sequel August 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Katrina Kaif, who won critical acclaim for her role in the 2010 film 'Raajneeti', is excited to be part of the movie's sequel. She has a hint of the script, and is looking forward to working with director Prakash Jha again. "There are very few scripts that are genuinely...
  • Manoj Bajpayee was harassed for being different July 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee may be basking in the success of his latest film Gangs of Wasseypur, but he rues that the journey was not easy, saying there was a time when he was slammed for being different. He appreciates the presence of filmmakers like Anurag Kashyap and Dibakar Banerjee...
  • Ajay Devgn to make short film on female foeticide July 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Whenever Bollywood stars indulge in philanthropy, they raise doubts of a personal motive. But actorproducer Ajay Devgn is emphatic that his short film on the burning issue of female foeticide has no commercial purpose. Ajay has teamed with his actress wife Kajol for the social messagebased short, which is yet...
  • Ranbir Kapoor steals the show in 'Barfi' trailer July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The first trailer of Ranbir Kapoor starrer Barfi! has generated good enthusiasm among the spectators. At the first glance, it appears to be a promising film. Whatsoever of the film is revealed so far, gives the audiences a hope that the film could be a nice story to...
  • Can't be ungrateful to Prakash Jha: Manoj April 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpai values his friendship with filmmakers Prakash Jha and Sanjay Gupta so much that he even goes on to claim that he would do anything for them. In fact, he signed both the directors' forthcoming films even before actually listening to the script or even discussing remunerations. Bajpai says,...
  • Katrina Kaif in awe of Yash Chopra's sharpness March 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Katrina Kaif, who is back in town from London after wrapping up a shooting schedule of Yash Chopra's directorial venture, says she is in awe of the veteran filmmaker's immensely sharp working style. "You know Yash ji is very senior and everyone used to say how young he is...
  • Arjun Rampal to revive his production house November 7, 2011

    New Delhi: Actor Arjun Rampal, whose career is looking up after projects like Rock On!!, Raajneeti and RA.One, says he will revive his production banner Chasing Ganesha Films soon. "I have got some wonderful scripts in hand, and I know I have been giving production a stepmotherly treatment to it since...
  • 'Aarakshan' and the politics of affirmative action August 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Prakash Jha is no stranger to controversies, but his upcoming film 'Aarakshan' threatens to rekindle a bitter debate on an issue that has in past driven a wedge between some of India's most sharply defined classes traditionally exploited for votebank politics. Former royal, Saif Ali Khan, the son...
  • Return of the angry young man: Devgn in Singham July 19, 2011

    Very early on in his career, the image of the angry young man was associated with Ajay Devgn's portrayal on the big screen. Tall, dark and handsome, he became the hero every regular Indian girl would fantasise about. And it was not just about his looks, but many of his...
  • Arjun won over Arshad, unbelievably stupid: Maria June 26, 2011

    Arjun Rampal won the best supporting actor award for his role in Rajneeti at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony. That has not gone down too well with Maria Goretti, wife of actor Arshad Warsi who was also nominated in the same category. "Arjun won over Arshad ... For...
  • 'Raajneeti' in the Oscar archives September 27, 2010

    Director Prakash Jha is elated after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences approached him to acquire the copies of the screenplay of his hit political thriller 'Raajneeti' for their permanent core collection. "I'm very happy and honoured that the Academy has requested me for the screenplay of 'Raajneeti'. Though...
  • Rajneeti still going places August 23, 2010

    A Film Festival of Prakash Jha's films was held in the Republic of Fiji from August 18 to 21. The Festival was organised by the Fiji National University, Fiji Audio Visual Commission, Damodar Brothers and the Indian High Commission in Fiji. Prakash visited Fiji and presented six of his films. The...
  • Big B plays politician in Prakash Jha's 'Arakshan' June 27, 2010

    After the success of Raajneeti, Prakash Jha is all set for his next film reportedly based on student politics and reservations. The film titled 'Aarakshan will star Prakash Jha's regular star Ajay Devgan with Manoj Bajpai and the Big B. Politics is in vogue and why not after grossing...
  • Katrina to skip 'Raajneeti' success party June 22, 2010

    Mumbai: Katrina Kaif was supposed to fly down to Mumbai for a day to attend the Raajneeti success party Wednesday from Spain, where she is shooting for Zoya Akhtar's Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara, but the actress had to drop her plans because of the inclement weather there. The Raajneeti team...
  • BJP leader in trouble over pirated 'Raajneeti' CD October 2, 2010

    Jaipur: A Chief Judicial Magistrate court in Jaipur has directed the police to register a case against Rajasthan BJP chief whip Rajendra Rathore, the hotel owner and manager for violating the copyright act by screening the pirated version of 'Raajneeti' for MLAs locked up to prevent crossvoting. A criminal complaint...
  • MLAs watch pirated 'Raajneeti', director fumes June 16, 2010

    Jaipur: Filmmaker Prakash Jha is contemplating legal action against BJP legislators in Rajasthan who watched a pirated DVD of his film Raajneeti while they were locked up in a hotel ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls. Fearing cross voting in the Rajya Sabha polls June 17, the state unit of the...
  • I want to play a boisterous girl now: Katrina Kaif June 16, 2010

    New Delhi: She has scaled tremendous heights in her sevenyearold career, pushing the boundaries with her performance in Raajneeti, but guess what Katrina Kaif wants to do now? A typical Yash Chopratype love story. "There are a lot of sides to me that are yet to be tapped. After having done...
  • Ranbir is Nissan India's brand ambassador June 9, 2010

    Mumbai: After superstars like Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan and Saif Ali Khan, Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor has become the latest celebrity to join the car endorsement bandwagon. He has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Nissan Motor India Private Ltd (NMIPL). "I feel really good that such a...
  • 'Raajneeti' hits jackpot at box office June 7, 2010

    New Delhi: Multiple controversies notwithstanding, Prakash Jha's muchawaited and muchhyped dark political thriller Raajneeti has set the cash registers ringing courtesy its widelyappreciated content. "Raajneeti (released Friday) is a superduper hit. The movie is being massively appreciated and will have a definite second weekend run. We have had an average...
  • LIGHTS CAMERA POLITICS: Films on Politics June 5, 2010

    Know more about how 'Raajneeti', the film was made. Also hear filmmakers Prakash Jha, Shyam Benegal, Sudhir Mishra, Santosh Sivan and Dibakar Banerjee talk about directing political thrillers....
  • NOW SHOWING: Ranbir Kapoor on playing Kishore Kumar June 5, 2010

    Actor Ranbir Kapoor talks to Rajeev Masand on 'Now Showing' about playing the legendary singeractordirector Kishore Kumar in his next film. He also hums a few lines of a Kishore Kumar number. ...
  • Masand: 'Raajneeti' is thrilling and gripping June 5, 2010

    Cast: Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpai, Ranbir Kapoor, Nana Patekar, Katrina Kaif Director: Prakash Jha "Raajneeti", directed by Prakash Jha, is a compelling drama about a family in politics. It's about the extent people will go to, driven by a greed for power and a thirst for revenge. Deliciously dramatic, and packed with...
  • Bollywood stars arrive at 'Raajneeti' premiere June 4, 2010

    Prakash Jha's much awaited multistarrer film 'Raajneeti' to hit theatres today. ...
  • 'Raajneeti' faces another controversy before release June 3, 2010

    Prakash Jha's political drama Raajneeti has been caught in a controversy just before its release on Friday. A complaint has been lodged in a Patna local against director Prakash Jha and his Raajneeti team they are accused by the complainant of stealing his script and not giving him...