RAJAT KAPOOR

  • Films in Indian Panorama for this year's IFFI announced October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: National-award winning movie 'Yellow' and Rajat Kapoor's 'Ankhon Delhi' were today named in the Indian Panorama for this year's International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which is scheduled to take place in Goa from next month. Critic Utpal Borpujari's English-Nagamese documentary 'Songs of the Blue Hills' has...
  • Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's film 'Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told' gets huge applause at LIFF June 28, 2014

    Ladakh: The third edition of Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) kicked off on June 27. The ongoing film festival not only offers an interesting mix of international and Indian films, but also saw the participation of several Bollywood stars on Day 1. Besides Govind Nihalani, who heads the jury of the...
  • Rajat Kapoor: Distributors don't support films without big stars May 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Actordirector Rajat Kapoor finds it disheartening that small but contentdriven films are not given a chance to fairly compete at the box office. Kapoor is best known for directing films like 'Raghu Romeo', 'Mixed Doubles', 'Mithya' and most recently old Delhibased family drama 'Ankho Dekhi'. "I know the...
  • Rajat Kapoor's 'Ankhon Dekhi' to be screened at Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles April 7, 2014

    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 tweeted Monday. The...
  • I have made a special place in my audiences' heart and it's like winning an Oscar: Sanjay Mishra March 20, 2014

    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 'Ankhon...
  • Rajat Kapoor's Ankhon Dekhi: How reliable is second-hand knowledge or experience? March 20, 2014

    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 March 17, 2014

    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 was...
  • Masala films have pushed back my kind of cinema: Rajat Kapoor March 9, 2014

    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 Romeo',...
  • 'Ankhon Dekhi' trailer: Meet the man who doesn't believe anything unless he sees it February 5, 2014

    "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 May 15, 2013

    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 neverseenbefore cinematic experience as they collaborate on one single film about one filmmaker. 'X' is a filmmaker's journey through his past...
  • Resul: The 'Slumdog' Friday changed my life January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Resul Pookutty became the first Asian to win an Academy Award in a technical category for 'Slumdog Millionaire' but he had never dreamt of such a great honour during his childhood in Kerala. The simple, natureloving maverick opens up about his life, struggle, philosophies and future endeavours. Q: Is...
  • '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...
  • People told me not to make '10 ml Love': Director December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: First time director Sharat Katariya's '10 ml Love' is going to hit the screens on Friday, December 7. The film stars Rajat Kapoor, Tisca Chopra, Purab Kohli, Tara Sharma, Koel Purie and Manu Rishi in prominent roles. '10 m Love' is based on William Shakespeare's play 'A Midsummer...
  • Rajat Kapoor: It is a difficult task to make a film November 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Rajat Kapoor believes it takes a lot of conviction and convincing power to become a successful director. "It is a difficult task to make a film. It is certainly not an easy job because you have to not only believe in yourself, but convince a hundred other people to...
  • Was getting typecast after 'Corporate': Rajat Kapoor September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: He is known for his mixed bag of roles in arthouse as well as commercial films, but Rajat Kapoor says he was getting typecast in the industry after playing a suave businessman in Madhur Bhandarkar's 'Corporate'. The 51yearold actor said he had to reject many film offers to come...
  • Rajat Kapoor, Neha Dhupia talk about 'I M 24' September 3, 2012

    After lying in the Cannes for three years, 'I M 24' has finally hit the screens. Lead actors Rajat Kapoor, Manjari Phadnis and Neha Dhupia along with director Saurabh Shukla were in the CNNIBN newsroom talking about the film. ...
  • Review: 'I M 24' is not senseless, but repetitive August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Two struggling actors, a halfbald writer and a wannabe Miss India, surrounded with all sorts of characters from the crazy world of Bollywood. Right from the start, the movie gives you a dejavu feeling as the plot doesn't really have anything new to offer. Directed by Saurabh Shukla,...
  • Friday Release: 'I M 24' is about true lies August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Writerdirector Saurabh Shukla is coming up with his new film I M 24. Rajat Kapoor is playing an important character in the film, he throws some light on the theme of I M 24, The basic story line features a very honest man Shubhendu Roy, the character I...
  • First Look: Saurabh Shukla's 'I M 24' May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The first look of 'I M 24' has been revealed. The film stars Ranvir Shorey, Rajat Kapoor, Manjari, and Neha Dhupia in prominent roles. Directed by Saurabh Shukla, the film is about a balding man who falls in love with a very young girl. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Jannat 2', 'Fatso', 'Hugo' May 5, 2012

    This week Rajeev Masand reviews Emraan Hashmistarrer 'Jannat 2', Rajat Kapoor's 'Fatso' and Hollywood release 'Hugo'. ...
  • 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 Bollywood releases: 'Jannat 2', 'Fatso' May 4, 2012

    This week, the box office will see Emraan Hashmistarrer 'Jannat 2' and Ranvir Shoreystarrer 'Fatso'. ...
  • 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...
  • Ranvir Shorey gained 18 kg for 'Fatso' May 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Ranvir Shorey is willing to go to any length to do justice to his role in his upcoming film, even if it means piling on the kilos. The actor gained 18 kgs for Rajat Kapoor's upcoming film Fatso, which is releasing soon. This is the third instance where the...
  • Actor Ranvir Shorey as 'Fatso' May 3, 2012

    Actor Raniv Shorey will be seen next in the comedy titled 'Fatso' which also stars Gul Panag. ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • First Look: Comedy 'Pappu Can't Dance Saala' November 13, 2011

    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. ...