Rajat Kapoor

  • Rajat Kapoor's 'Ankhon Dekhi' to be screened at Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles 07-04-2014 05:09 PM

    Mumbai: Rajat Kapoor's "Ankhon Dekhi" will be shown as part of the 12th Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA), and the actor-filmmaker is upbeat about it. IFFLA will begin Tuesday. "If you are in LA - watch 'Ankhon Dekhi' on April 9 as part of IFFLA 2014," Rajat...
  • I have made a special place in my audiences' heart and it's like winning an Oscar: Sanjay Mishra 20-03-2014 04:15 PM

    New Delhi, Mar 20 (PTI) Character actor Sanjay Mishra, who is known for his roles in 'All the Best', 'Golmaal' and 'Phas Gaye Re Obama', says playing a protagonist in a film is a huge responsibility. Mishra, 51, who would be seen playing his career's first lead in Rajat Kapoor's...
  • Rajat Kapoor's Ankhon Dekhi: How reliable is second-hand knowledge or experience? 20-03-2014 11:38 AM

    Picture this: An old man dressed in well-worn pajamas and a simple shirt, looking around and standing quietly in a crowded market in Purani Dilli. Nothing unusual about that -- but people are gawking at him with ill-disguised curiosity as he is carrying a large hand-written placard that says, "Sab...
  • 95 percent of the films being made are not sensible, says actor-filmmaker Rajat Kapoor 17-03-2014 02:26 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker-actor Rajat Kapoor acts in Hindi movies, directs in the same language, but says he doesn't watch them as good Hindi movies are few and far between. His directorial ventures include 'Mithya' and 'Mixed Doubles' and he has acted in over 30 films, both mainstream and non-commercial. His performance...
  • Masala films have pushed back my kind of cinema: Rajat Kapoor 09-03-2014 11:51 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood potboilers 'Wanted' and 'Dabangg' minted over Rs.100 crore at the box-office. But from acclaimed actor-filmmaker Rajat Kapoor's perspective, they impacted the growth of his "kind of cinema", which includes offbeat entertainers like 'Bheja Fry' and 'Mithya'. In the past decade, he has directed just five films - 'Raghu...
  • 'Ankhon Dekhi' trailer: Meet the man who doesn't believe anything unless he sees it 05-02-2014 01:35 PM

    "Mera sach mere anubhav ka sach hoga," declares Sanjay Mishra, who plays Raje Babu in Rajat Kapoor's upcoming film 'Ankhon Dekhi'. Sanjay, who has invariably been lauded for his versatility as an actor, is set to entertain the viewers as he enters a battle between knowledge gained from books and...
  • 'X': 1 crazy night, 10 stories, 11 directors 15-05-2013 03:12 PM

    New Delhi: Four directors collaborated on 'Bombay Talkies' and the film received critical acclaim from all quarters. Now, eleven filmmakers from different parts of India have come together for a never-seen-before cinematic experience as they collaborate on one single film about one filmmaker. 'X' is a filmmaker's journey through his...
  • Write your review: 'Fatso'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Fatso' is enjoyable only in bits. What do you think? Write your review and win prizes. ...
  • First Look: Comedy 'Pappu Can't Dance Saala' 13-11-2011 04:57 PM

    New Delhi: The movie 'Pappu Can't Dance Saala' stars Neha Dhupia and Vinay Pathak, Rajat Kapoor, Sanjay Mishra. The movie also has Naseeruddin Shah in a special role. The comic caper has been directed by Saurabh Shukla and is slated for a December release. ...
  • Saurabh Shukla's next a commercial entertainer 01-11-2011 07:26 PM

    New Delhi: After making dark comedies and thrillers, Saurabh Shukla has directed 'Pappu Can't Dance Saala', a mass commercial entertainer. The movie features actors Vinay Pathak, Neha Dhupia and Rajat Kapoor, who also featured in Shukla's 2010 film 'Raat Gayi Baat Gayi?'. "'Pappu Can't Dance Saala' is an exciting love...
  • 58th National Film Awards: Meet the winners 09-09-2011 03:55 PM

    New Delhi: From Arbaaz Khan and Arindam Chaudhuri to Anant Mahadevan and Aishwarya Narkar, they all said that receiving a National Film Award from President Pratiba Patil Friday was a "fantastic moment". Dadasaheb Phalke award winner veteran Tamil filmmaker Balachander said it is never too late to get an award....
  • The deaths in 'Iti Mrinalini' 24-08-2011 01:37 PM

    Death is a paradox " it announces an absence yet it is profound and revered in religions. It is a bonding which marks a distance " between us and within us. This relativism of death makes it an abstraction of separation " intrigues longing and masquerades as permanence. Death therefore...
  • Poster out: Jo Dooba So Paar 18-08-2011 02:12 PM

    Mumbai: Rajat Kapoor and Vinay Pathak team up together in Praveen Kumar's comedy Jo Dooba So Paar: It's Love In Bihaar. The film, as the name suggests, is set in Bihar and is a love story. The cast also includes Anand Tiwari, Sadiya Siddique and Pitobash. It is slated to...
  • Bengali Review: 'Iti Mrinalini' is disappointing 02-08-2011 10:49 AM

    Cast: Aparna Sen, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rajat Kapoor, Priyanshu Chatterjee, Koushik Sen, Saheb Bhattacharjee Director: Aparna Sen Aparna Sen's 'Iti Mrinalini' is not so much of a bad film as it is a disappointing film, coming as it does after the exquisite 'The Japanese Wife.' The story is about Mrinalini,...
  • I thrive on meaty roles in small films: Rajat Kapoor 12-12-2010 10:45 AM

    He was the hassled host in Bheja Fry and the sinister paedophile in Monsoon Wedding. Versatile actor-director Rajat Kapoor says he thrives on offbeat cinema and would rather do meaty roles in small budget films than small parts in big films. "There's a lack of good roles in mainstream cinema....
  • Upcoming movie: Phas Gaye Re Obama 24-11-2010 06:31 PM

    Phas Gaye Re Obama' is a satire set against the backdrop of global recession / meltdown that originated in USA. ...
  • 10th Osian's-Cinefan Festival comes to a close 22-07-2008 03:15 AM

    When Virender Sehwag takes the field against England at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on November 23 for the second Test of the series, he will become the ninth Indian cricketer to play 100 Test matches. In a career spanning a decade, the dashing right-hand batsman has enthralled cricket lovers the world...
  • Rajat Kapoor's back Via Darjeeling 08-06-2008 08:18 PM

    London: Ed Cowan sent a message to Australia's selectors as the opener marked his County Championship debut for Gloucestershire with a century on the second day against Essex at Cheltenham on Thursday. With the Australian batsmen enduring a torrid time during their recent 4-0 thrashing in the one-day international series...