Raaz

  • 'Kya Dilli Kya Lahore' review: Vijay Raaz's directorial debut isn't perfect, but watchable May 5, 2014

    Cast: Manu Rishi, Vijay Raaz, Rajendranath Zutshi, Vishwajeet Pradhan Director: Vijay Raaz The year 1947 holds great importance in the lives of the people on both side of the border. The consequences of India-Pakistan partition - be it in the form of assassinations, communal riots or atrocities against women - which...
  • 'Kya Dilli Kya Lahore' tweet review: The film deserves applause for its emotional complexity May 2, 2014

    Partition, the most traumatic and harrowing chapter in the history of India, has always been the subject of numerous Bollywood films. From rapes, riots to mayhem that India-Pakistan partition, the most brutal upheavals of the 20th century lead to, the filmmakers have used virtually every aspect to recount its loss,...
  • 'Kya Dilli, Kya Lahore' raises pertinent questions while depicting the agony of Partition: Vijay Raaz April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Vijay Raaz, who is turning director with period war drama 'Kya Dilli Kya Lahore', says his film raises some pertinent questions while depicting the pain and agony of Partition. "My film depicts the pain and the agony that every average Indian or any Pakistani has gone through. I...
  • Vikram Bhatt to helm 'Raaz 4', cast not yet decided April 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Vikram Bhatt is set to take forward his hit "Raaz" franchise with "Raaz 4". He will go behind the camera to direct the film. Bhatt, who directed the original and the third instalment of the franchise, says the cast is yet to be finalised. At the promo launch of "Happy Journey",...
  • 'O Teri' review: The film is too shrill, too convoluted and too dumb March 29, 2014

    Cast: Pulkit Samrat, Bilal Amrohi, Sarah Jane Dias, Anupam Kher, Vijay Raaz, Mandira Bedi Director: Umesh Bisht It must take a special kind of talent to make a film as incoherent and inept as O Teri. I've seen eight-year-olds put up skits in their building compound that were more engaging than this...
  • 'Raaz 4' on hold, '3am' on, says director Vishal Mahadkar February 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Mahadkar says the fourth instalment of hit Bollywood franchise "Raaz" is currently on hold. He is now putting all his forces behind another horror entertainer "3am". "We are not making 'Raaz 4' anymore. It has been put on hold," Mahadkar told IANS. "'Raaz 4' was supposed to be...
  • Makers of 'Raaz 4' hunting for child artist December 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Mahadkar is all set to direct fourth installment of 'Raaz', a remake of 1976 Hollywood hit 'The Omen', says he is desperately looking for a child artist to play a vital role in his film. In the Hollywood horror thriller, said to be one of the best in...
  • Might get Hollywood technicians for 'Mr. X': Mukesh Bhatt July 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Technicians behind the special effects of international superhero flick 'The Wolverine' might pitch in to add a Hollywood touch to Vishesh Films' forthcoming 3D film 'Mr. X' starring Emraan Hashmi. Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt, who attended a special screening of the Hugh Jackman-starrer, made the revelation. "We have a strong association with...
  • Expect sensible movies from the Bhatt camp: Mukesh Bhatt July 5, 2013

    Macau: Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt, known for producing successful films like 'Raaz - The Mystery Continues', 'Jannat', 'Murder' and 'Raaz 3', wants people to expect creative work from his camp. "Expect only sensible, good movies with great music from the Bhatt camp," Bhatt, who is here to attend the 14 edition of...
  • Esha Gupta: I am open to doing item songs April 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Model-turned-actress Esha Gupta is open to all kinds of films and roles - and even item numbers - because she wants to discover what she is best at. "I am open to doing everything. I am open to doing an off-beat film. I am open to do a full-on commercial...
  • Is Bollywood in regressive gear with more ghostly myths? April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Ghosts exist and black magic works. At least in Bollywood, where the upcoming 'Ek Thi Daayan' is the latest in the list of films on witches, occult and the like, much to the dismay of women's groups who argue that witch hunting is not entertainment but a tragic...
  • Bold gets bolder: Bollywood erotica goes 3D March 5, 2013

    Mumbai: If lip-locking and lovemaking were not enough, filmmakers are now getting bolder by shooting erotica in 3D. 'Kamasutra 3D' and 'Jism 3' would help you get that experience. When a movie is shot with 3D, the images have three-dimensional form or appearance and the viewers tasted that with Shah Rukh...
  • Acting is a brutal profession: Bipasha Basu January 28, 2013

    New Delhi: After spending more than a decade in the industry, Bipasha Basu feels that an actor's life is not easy. Bipasha, 34, who started her career with a negative character in 2001 hit 'Ajnabee', says she now wants to do challenging roles. "It is true that hunger and fierceness...
  • Bipasha has always been there for me: Dino Morea January 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Dino Morea's DM Fitness will be unveiled by his ex-girlfriend Bipasha Basu. Though they are not together as a couple, the actor claims that the two are great friends even today. The fitness brand, which will allow people to come and walk or jog at the property without paying...
  • Are we going to see a Rs 100 cr horror film soon? January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The first look of Kannan Iyer's debut directorial venture Ek Thi Daayan has been revealed and the impressive star-cast of the film is on a hunt for eyeballs. Last year saw Bollywood coming up with hugely successful Raaz 3 and 1920 - Evil Returns while Bhoot Returns failed...
  • Mahesh Bhatt: We don't treat women as commodities in films January 8, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bhatt camp may have delivered bold content in their movies like 'Murder', 'Jism', 'Raaz', but veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt insists they have never treated women as commodities in their films. "I have never looked at women as commodities. Like in my film 'Arth' we showed a woman who...
  • Esha Gupta's birthday wish: Want to do a masala film November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: After working in films like 'Raaz 3D' and 'Chakravyuh', Bollywood actress Esha Gupta, who turned 27 today, wants to star in a full fledged commercial film now. Having explored different genres with the three films she has done in her year-old Bollywood career, Esha is now looking forward...
  • Bipasha has evolved as an actress: Vikram Bhatt November 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Bipasha Basu, who has experimented with various genres, is all set now to be part of a sci-fi film directed by Vikram Bhatt. "Bipasha Basu is one actress in Bollywood who is ready to experiment with different genres. Besides, Bipasha suits the role for my sci-fi film," said...
  • Bipasha Basu: Bollywood will remain hero centric November 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Women are active in show business like never before, but will they surpass the status Bollywood heroes enjoy? Never, says actress Bipasha Basu, who feels there is 'minimum' opportunity for female actors in the Hindi film industry. "In Bollywood, the opportunities for female actresses is very minimum. There's not...
  • I'm still kissing in my films: Emraan Hashmi November 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Emraan Hashmi is in no hurry to shed his 'serial kisser' tag as the actor, who has managed to reinvent himself with films like 'The Dirty Picture' and 'Shanghai', likes his bold image. Starting his journey with erotic-thrillers like 'Murder', 'Zeher', 'Kalyug' and others, Hashmi moved on to try different...
  • Is horror the genre for Bipasha Basu? September 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Bipasha Basu has tasted success with 'Raaz 3', and is already working on horror film named 'Aatma'. She might soon sign another horror-thriller, being scripted by Vikram Bhatt. Post 'Raaz 3', the director is frantically scripting a horror-thriller for Bipasha. This project would be launched as soon the scripting is done. In...
  • Mukesh Bhatt new president of Producers Guild September 18, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt has taken over from Ramesh Sippy as the president of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India here Monday. He says he wants to work hard for the fraternity's benefit. Bhatt was earlier serving as the vice president of the guild, an autonomous non-profit premier film...
  • Emraan is most underrated actor: Salman Khan September 18, 2012

    Mumbai: Emraan Hashmi, who is riding high on the success of 'Raaz 3', is the most underrated actor of the present generation, says Bollywood star Salman Khan. Emraan's box office success ratio was recently compared to Salman's, as he has earned a thumbs up with most of his recent films, including...
  • Public wants to see beautiful girls: Esha Gupta September 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Models are beautiful, and they can act, says Esha Gupta, who believes that the transition of a model from the ramp to celluloid is often successful because the audiences like to watch beautiful faces on screen. "Look at Deepika Padukone, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif... they are one of...
  • I'm part of the consume junk game: Mahesh Bhatt September 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Mahesh Bhatt is among those filmmakers who changed with the changes happening in the Indian socio-political scenario. After directing a number of commercially and critically successful films, he has said no to direction since 1998. These days, he is producing films that touch new sides of human relationships....
  • I didn't want to be an actor: Emraan Hashmi September 13, 2012

    Emraan Hashmi is fondly known as Bollywood's serial kisser but now he is also known for delivering back to back hits and for creating a niche for himself in the B-Town. ...