Raanjhanaa

  • Swara Bhaskar excited to play mother to 13yearold June 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Swara Bhaskar, who chooses versatile roles in Hindi filmdom, will now be seen playing a mother of a 13yearold girl in "Nil Battey Sannata". She is thrilled about it. "I am very thrilled about playing a mother of a 13yearold child. It's a very challenging role and I am...
  • Complete list of winners at IIFA 2014 April 27, 2014

    The 15th edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards saw an interesting mix of winners this year. Highlighting the international appeal of India's Bollywood film industry, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards event was held in the US for the first time in Tampa, Florida. Here's a complete list of...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela - Ram Leela' gets highest votes in Best Production Design category April 23, 2014

    Production designing is one area of filmmaking that often goes unnoticed, but you can't expect a good film without the help of this department. In response to IBNLive poll, the readers gave maximum votes 41.59% to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Goliyon ki Rasleela - Ram Leela'. The majestic and grand...
  • Soundarya would like to direct brother-in-law Dhanush soon April 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Cinestar Rajinikanths's daughter Soundarya, who has made her directorial debut with 'Kochadaiyaan', says she was stunned with her brother-in-law Dhanush's performance in Bollywood film 'Raanjhanaa' and she hopes to work with him in the near future. "I loved it! I told my brother-in-law how well he fit into that role...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Production Design January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • I am forever 24: Anil Kapoor on 57th birthday December 24, 2013

    Mumbai: For actor Anil Kapoor, who will turn 57 Tuesday, 2013 has been a fabulous year. And the 'evergrin' Bollywood actorstar's smile just got bigger and brighter during the year, mainly because of his successful TV show '24'. "The number 24 has proved lucky for me. My serial '24', which just...
  • Want to take it slow in Bollywood: Dhanush December 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Southern superstar Dhanush, who will be next seen in R. Balki's film, is not keen on taking more than one film at a time in Bollywood as he is still finding tough to understand the culture and pulse of the Hindi film audiences. Dhanush, who made his Bollywood debut with...
  • 10 directors who created an alternative world in 2013 December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The trends suggest that commercial filmmakers like to follow the path much travelled rather than trying their hands at something new in the Hindi film industry. However, there are people who are trying to strike a balance between commercial and critical aspects. Here is my list of ten...
  • Bollywood's surprise hits of 2013 December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: While roping in popular names is the most reliable way for films to rake in the moolah, 2013 saw several projects that featured new faces and didn't rely on typical an cliched elements to churn out box office hits. We bring to you a list of films that...
  • Akshara Haasan to make Bollywood debut opposite Dhanush November 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Dhanush, who wowed his fans with the ease with which he transformed from a typical Tamilian to a Banarasi lad in his Bollywood debut 'Raanjhanaa', has signed his second Hindi film. If reports are to be believed, he will be seen in R Balki's film. Interestingly, the...
  • Six years in Bollywood, Sonam thanks fans November 8, 2013

    Mumbai: She started her journey with 'Saawariya' and Saturday will mark Sonam Kapoor's six years in filmdom. She attributes it to her fans' love and support. 'Saawariya' released Nov 9, 2007 and Sonam took to Twitter to express her gratitude for the love which has been bestowed upon her all these...
  • After father Anil Kapoor, Sonam may try TV October 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Her actorproducer father Anil Kapoor is attempting to change the face of Indian television with his debut show '24' which has received wide appreciation. Now, if a source is to believed, Sonam too is open to working on the small screen. The charming actress has reportedly received offers to make...
  • 'Naiyaandi' review: The jokes fall flat in this Tamil film October 12, 2013

    Cast: Dhanush, Nazriya, Soori, Saranya Ponvannan, Sreeman, Sathyan Director: A Sarkunam Rating: 1.5 out of 5 When two National Award winning artists, Dhanush and Sarkunam, are associated with a project expectations are bound to be high. But if you watch 'Naiyaandi' with such high expectations you're likely to be disappointed. It is one of...
  • AR Rahman is my godfather, says singer Chinmayi Sripada August 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Singer Chinmayi Sripada is thankful to legendary composer, singer and songwriter A.R. Rahman for getting her big break in the the southern film industry and calls him her mentor. Now her goal is to make it big in Bollywood. "Of course, Rahman sir is my godfather. He gave me my...
  • Mango: Living alone has been a big pressure, says Swara Bhaskar August 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Swara Bhaskar, who was last seen on the big screen as Bindiya in 'Raanjhanaa', says she goes through a lot of pressure in a city away from her family. But it is her friends who keep her stable. Swara moved from Delhi to Mumbai four years back to build...
  • Sonam Kapoor has no time for celebrations, party August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: After two backtoback hits, one would expect actress Sonam Kapoor to party hard, but her projects are keeping her hardpressed for time. Her latest releases 'Raanjhanaa' and 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' have fared well. Sonam says she will celebrate her success very soon. "I have been inundated with calls from friends...
  • Complaint registered against actor Kamaal Rashid Khan for making defamatory remarks August 8, 2013

    Actor Kamaal Rashid Khan has been booked for allegedly making casteist and defamatory remarks against the lead actor of Hindi film 'Raanjhanaa' in his review of the movie posted on YouTube, police said on Wednesday. According to the police, a case under Section 66 A of the IT Act and...
  • Struggle is a part of acting profession: Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub August 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub's breakout performance in 'Raanjhanaa' has garnered him widespread praise but the actor says he was without work for eight months before the Anand L Rai film came to him. Ayyub played the wisecracking but supportive friend Murari to Dhanush's loverboy character Kundan in the Banarasset...
  • After Bollywood, Dhanush now moves towards TV commercials July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Singeractor Dhanush, who is on a roll with the positive response to 'Raanjhanaa' and 'Maryan', has a new endorsement in his kitty. He is now the face of chewing gum brand Center Fresh. Dhanush, whose popularity went several notches high thanks to his song "Why this kolaveri di?", will...
  • 'Raanjhanaa' star Dhanush celebrates 30th birthday in London July 28, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actor Dhanush, who turned 30 Sunday, is celebrating his birthday in style in London with close friends from the industry. Dhanush was accompanied by Tamil actors Sivakarthikeyan and Sathish. "Soon after 'Raanjhanaa' success party, Dhanush left for London with friends to celebrate his birthday. He is planning to stay there...
  • Waiting for a script as intense as 'Raanjhanaa': Dhanush July 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Southern actor Dhanush, who is enjoying the success of his debut Hindi film 'Raanjhanaa', has been receiving lot of acting offers in Bollywood but is waiting for an impressive script. "I am getting offers from Bollywood. I will do whatever suits me. I am waiting for a script that...
  • Sonam has grown with every film and I am happy for her: Anil Kapoor July 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Anil Kapoor is a happy man after daughter Sonam tasted success recently with both 'Ranjhaana' as well as 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' and wants her to continue with the hard work. "I am happy with her success, every parent is happy when their kids do well. I am happy that she...
  • Direction is my first love, says Sonam Kapoor July 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor, who had assisted Sanjay Leela Bhansali in 'Black', says direction is her first love and acting came as a mistress. "Yes, my first dream was to be a director. I love reading, I love movies, and stories. It's because of that I always wanted to direct," Sonam...
  • Sonam Kapoor: Don't want to take away my father's hard work July 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Although she comes from a film family, Sonam Kapoor is determined to make her own identity without any help from her actorfilmmaker father Anil Kapoor as she feels that scope for growth under a banyan tree is bleak. "I feel there's very little that can grow under a banyan tree....
  • Dhanush enjoys wearing the traditional outfit 'dhoti' July 15, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Dhanush, seen mostly in 'dhoti' at public functions these days, Sunday said he enjoys wearing it because he swears by the traditional outfit. "A lot of people have asked me why do I wear veshti (dhoti) to public functions? My answer to them always has been that I...
  • Sonam Kapoor: Won't talk ill about an actress on a personal front July 15, 2013

    Mumbai: When it comes to posting views on various topics on social networking sites, Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor is very active and feels that as a public figure it is her responsibility to comment on important issues. Also, she insists that issues command an honest opinion. "It is very irresponsible to be...
  • Abhay Deol: Production well thoughtout decision July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Abhay Deol, who has turned producer with romanticcomedy One By Two, says the decision was not made in a haste. Active in Hindi filmdom since his debut in 2005 with 'Socha Na Tha', the 37yearold has faced the camera to play various kind of roles in films like 'Honeymoon Travels...
  • Swara Bhaskar: Makeup at Miranda House? Never! July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Believe it or not, the very thought of stepping out of her home sans the cosmetic frills is intimidating for actress Swara Bhaskar, now. But years ago, when Swara was studying at Miranda House, she had no qualms in being snapped even when she was looking less than...
  • 'Raanjhanaa' banned in Pakistan due to its theme July 4, 2013

    Karachi: The Pakistan Film Censor Board has banned the exhibition of Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor starrer 'Raanjhanaa' because of its alleged 'controversial theme'. The Central Board of Film Censors in Pakistan banned the film shortly before its scheduled release, Chief Executive Officer of IMGC Global Entertainment Amjad Rasheed, the importer of...