Ram Gopal Varma

  • 'Rowdy' RGV's best since 'Sarkar': Vishnu Manchu 30-03-2014 04:32 PM

    Chennai: Actor Vishnu Manchu, who has teamed up with Ram Gopal Varma for the forthcoming Telugu action-drama "Rowdy", says it will be the filmmaker's best movie since the 2005 release "Sarkar". Vishnu also feels that the film will a befitting reply to critics, who have been complaining about poor quality...
  • We've integrated the cycle chase theme from 'Shiva' into the main theme of 'Rowdy': Ram Gopal Varma 29-03-2014 12:23 PM

    Chennai: The background score of upcoming Telugu action-drama 'Rowdy' will be dedicated to maestro Illayaraja, says director Ram Gopal Varma, who has been a fan of the composer's tunes for several years. Illayaraja worked with RGV on his cinematic debut 'Shiva'. "As a huge fan of this legendary musician, my...
  • Ram Gopal Varma's Telugu directorial 'Rowdy' gets its release date 19-03-2014 02:01 PM

    Chennai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's forthcoming Telugu directorial "Rowdy", which was earlier slated to release March 28, will now hit the theatres worldwide April 4. "'Rowdy' will open in several multiplex and single theatres this summer on April 4," read a statement from the film's production house A.V. Pictures. The...
  • Working with Ram Gopal Varma a dream come true for Shanvi 15-02-2014 04:10 PM

    Chennai: Shanvi Srivastav, who will be seen in an important role in Ram Gopal Varma's upcoming Telugu political drama 'Reddy Garu Poyaru', says it was her dream to work with the ace filmmaker. "To work with him is a dream come true for any actor, not just for me. He...
  • 'Satya 2' review: The film has no resemblance to 'Satya' 08-11-2013 10:35 PM

    Cast: Puneet Singh Ratn, Anaika Soti, Aradhna Gupta Director: Ram Gopal Varma Cinema has the power to shock you, but Ram Gopal Varma takes that quite literally in 'Satya 2'. In one particularly gruesome scene, a burkha-clad woman wielding an electric drill directs the weapon towards a rapist's crotch, and...
  • 'Satya 2' Tweet Review: First day, first show 08-11-2013 09:50 AM

    New Delhi: 'Satya', which was released in 1998, changed Ram Gopal Varma's fate in the Hindi film industry. His talent came to the forefront with full force with a film that dared to showcase the gloomy world of crime in a new light. It was one of those rare films...
  • Satya 2: Will it show the Mumbai underworld in a new light? 07-11-2013 02:36 PM

    New Delhi: A week after the heroism of superhero Krrish on the big screen, gear up to experience the chills and thrills of underworld drama with Ram Gopal Varma's 'Satya 2', which hits screens this Friday. The film was originally scheduled to release on October 25, but it was delayed...
  • RGV condemns anti-tobacco ads, questions logic behind it 06-11-2013 02:50 PM

    Mumbai: Ram Gopal Varma has never been one to zip his lips on controversial matters. Now anti-smoking and anti-tobacco campaigns shown prior to films' screenings in theatres have caught his interest and the filmmaker questions the logic behind them. "People want to forget problems for two hours when they come...
  • RGV: Comparisons between 'Satya', 'Satya 2' are inevitable 06-11-2013 09:11 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's 'Satya 2', touted to be his last underworld-based movie, is set for Friday release and he confesses that he can't escape the film's comparison with 'Satya', one of his best works. "Comparisons are inevitable, you can't escape comparisons. But once the audience enters the theatre...
  • Radikaa Sarathkumar returns to Telugu films after a decade 29-10-2013 12:42 PM

    Chennai: Actress Radikaa Sarathkumar, known for her memorable performances in Telugu films such as 'Swati Mutyam' and 'Swati Kiranam', is returning to the industry after a decade with romantic-drama 'Undile Manchi Kaalam Mundu Munduna' (UMKMM). Radikaa's last Telugu outing was Ram Gopal Varma-directed 'Prema Katha' (1999), which earned her the...
  • Ram Gopal Varma watches pirated version of 'Waar', apologises on Twitter 28-10-2013 10:50 AM

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma recently praised Pakistani movie 'Waar', but confessed that he saw it on pirated DVD. "For those asking how I got to see 'Waar', I must confess and apologize that I saw pirated (DVD) as I was unable to resist after hearing about it from...
  • Is Aradhana Gupta's item song in 'Satya 2' the raunchiest ever? 25-10-2013 02:41 PM

    New Delhi: The release of director Ram Gopal Varma's forthcoming Telugu film 'Satya 2' has been delayed. It will now hit the screens on November 8, but one item song from the film is keeping it in the news. Varma's film has an item song featuring Aradhna Gupta, which is...
  • 'Satya 2' delayed due to issues between producer, director 25-10-2013 02:27 PM

    New Delhi: In light of the recent delay in the release date of 'Satya 2', Ram Gopal Varma has confirmed that it was due to some issues between the filmmaker's team and one of the film's producers, Arun Sharma of L.R. Active. Varma took to Twitter to clarify this delay....
  • Ram Gopal Varma gets police security after receiving threats 25-10-2013 11:49 AM

    Mumbai: Police security have been provided at the office and residence of Bollywood filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma after he received a threat, the police said in Mumbai on Friday. However, the police chose to remain silent about details like who threatened him and what sort of threat was issued to...
  • Satya 2: Ram Gopal Varma's film to be released on November 8 23-10-2013 10:09 AM

    Mumbai: Ram Gopal Varma's 'Satya 2', which was scheduled to release on Friday, will now come out on November 8. The release date has been shifted due to some issues which have cropped up between the filmmaker and one of the producers of the film, Arun Sharma. Varma has reportedly...
  • RGV credits Amitabh Bachchan for his entry into films 22-10-2013 12:56 PM

    Mumbai: After barbs, megastar Amitabh Bachchan received praise from filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma (RGV) who credited Big B for his entry into filmdom. Big B and RGV worked together in films like 'Sarkar', 'Sarkar Raj', 'Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag', 'Department' and 'Nishabd'. But relations between the two soured when...
  • No pinch for RGV in my heart: Amitabh Bachchan 21-10-2013 12:37 PM

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan attended a party organised by Ram Gopal Varma for 'Satya 2', and said he has no problem with the filmmaker. The duo has worked together in films like 'Sarkar', 'Sarkar Raj', 'Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag' and 'Department'. Problems reportedly emerged between them following Varma's abusive...
  • Established actors come with baggage: RGV 18-10-2013 02:52 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who has roped in fresh faces for his film 'Satya 2', says it's easy to work with newcomers as established actors often come with baggage. 'Satya 2' features newcomers Puneet Singh, Anaika Soti and Aradhna. It is releasing Oct 25. "It's easy to work with...
  • Established actors come with baggage: Ram Gopal Varma 18-10-2013 11:42 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who has roped in fresh faces for his film 'Satya 2', says it's easy to work with newcomers as established actors often come with baggage. 'Satya 2' features newcomers Puneet Singh, Anaika Soti and Aradhna. It is releasing Oct 25. "It's easy to work with...
  • Ram Gopal Varma unveils 'The Godfather' theme song inspired track 15-10-2013 04:28 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has unveiled the song for his next project 'Satya 2' and says that the track has been inspired by Hollywood film theme song of 'The Godfather'. RGV Film Factory published the video Monday on YouTube with a note that reads: "Right in the beginning of...
  • Ram Gopal Varma takes to Twitter to praise Sumana's 'Edegarike' 14-10-2013 04:24 PM

    New Delhi: Director Ram Gopal Varma, who has several action thrillers in Hindi and Telugu to his credit, is in news for appreciating Kannada movie 'Edegarike'. After watching the film at Mumbai Women International Film Festival (MWIFF), the filmmaker took to Twitter to appreciate Sumana's efforts. "Hi Sumana this is...
  • I play corporate style gangster in 'Satya 2': Puneet Singh 12-10-2013 04:28 PM

    Mumbai: Debutant Puneet Singh says he plays a "corporate style gangster" in Ram Gopal Varma's 'Satya 2', and he hopes that the audience appreciates his work. "His way of working is different, his thinking is different. He does not kill his adversaries himself. He plans and he is a corporate...
  • 'Satya' in 'Satya 2' only a pseudonym: Ram Gopal Varma 12-10-2013 12:46 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma says 'Satya' in the title of his next film 'Satya 2' should only be interpreted as a pseudonym. He doesn't want the audience to consider the forthcoming movie as a sequel to his 1998 crime thriller. He says 'Satya 2' is all about the 'truth'...
  • Don't want to make gangster film after 'Satya 2': RGV 07-10-2013 04:20 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, whose forte is underworld sagas, says 'Satya 2' will be his last film on the underworld and that now he wants to make romantic movies. Some of his hit gangster dramas are 'Satya', 'Company' and 'Sarkar'. "Yes, this ('Satya 2') may be my last film...
  • Ram Gopal Varma is so last season in my life: Karan Johar 17-09-2013 03:15 PM

    New Delhi: Karan Johar and Ram Gopal Varma have a history of engaging in Twitter wars but the 'My Name Is Khan' director says he now wants to pick on someone else as RGV is "so last season" in his life. Johar, 41, said their exchange of words on Twitter...
  • Satya 2: Ram Gopal Varma goes to Kashmir, shoots a romantic song 03-09-2013 01:19 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has explored the scenic locales of Kashmir to shoot a romantic song for his next project 'Satya 2'. A source close to Varma said: "This is for the first time that Ram Gopal has shot for a song in Kashmir." "Even in 'Satya', he had...
  • Sridevi is the greatest living painting ever: Ram Gopal Varma 13-08-2013 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: Painting is one of Sridevi's passion, but for filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, the actress, who turned 50 on Tuesday, herself makes for the "greatest living painting ever". "You might like to paint, but for me you are the greatest living painting ever, whch even a Vincent van Gogh...
  • 'Satya 2' new trailer: How Mumbai underworld turned into a company 11-07-2013 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma says the sequel to his 1998 film 'Satya' is about a man who will reinvent the underworld. Varma took to the microblogging site Twitter to share information on 'Satya 2'. "'Satya' was a man who came in 1998, got into the underworld and died......
  • Ram Gopal Varma: 'Satya 2' will reinvent underworld 04-07-2013 10:16 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma says the sequel to his 1998 film 'Satya' is about a man who will reinvent the underworld. Varma took to the microblogging site Twitter to share information on 'Satya 2'. "'Satya' was a man who came in 1998, got into the underworld and died... 'Satya...
  • Jiah Khan was depressed, scared about her future: RGV 04-06-2013 12:42 PM

    Mumbai: Ram Gopal Varma, who gave Britain-born actress Nafisa alias Jiah Khan a Bollywood launchpad with 2007 film 'Nishabd', is "shocked and chocked" over the news of her death. He says she was depressed about her career, and scared about her future as she had no work the past three...