Ravi Baswani

  • Chashme Buddoor: Your guide to the popular brands of the 80s April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: "Khushboodaar, jhaagwala Chamko. Istemal kijiye baar baar lagatar Chamko". Who can forget the popular Chamko scene from the 1981 cult film 'Chashme Buddoor' where a simple salesgirl Neha (Deepti Naval) steps into a bacherlor's pad and gives Siddharth (Farooque Sheikh) a demonstration of the new detergent powder. Such...
  • Sai Paranjpye's 'Chashme Buddoor': Tweet Review April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sai Paranjpye's hugely acclaimed film, 'Chashme Buddoor' is set to hit the screen yet again after a span of three decades. The film about friendship and innocent love has achieved the cult status over the years. And, the original pair Deepti Naval and Farooque Sheikh is back...
  • 'Chashme Baddoor': Lead pair fly to Dubai for promotions April 5, 2013

    To promote the film, as well as for its world premiere, the lead characters of the Hindi flick 'Chashme Baddoor', Taapsee and Siddharth will be flying to Dubai. The film, directed by David Dhawan, is a reinterpretation of the 'Chashme Buddoor' (Hindi), released in 1981. This movie is Taapsee's debut...
  • How the new 'Chashme Baddoor' killed the classic 'Chamko' scene April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Her hair neatly plaited at the back, an eager, young Deepti Naval enters the bachelor pad of Farooq Sheikh to sell a packet of detergent powder. She has a daily quota of 20 house visits to register at the company that sells the 'Chamko' detergent powder and Sheikh's...
  • Chashme Buddoor: Cherish the old world romance April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sai Paranjpye's hugely acclaimed film of 1981, 'Chashme Buddoor' is also rereleasing alongwith David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor'. Though the film is going to see a limited release under the PVR banner but it has created a good buzz among the film enthusiast. The film has been digitally...
  • Watch: How the original 'Chashme Buddoor' was restored April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The digitally restored version of director Sai Paranjpye's 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' is all set to be released on April 5, 2013. The film stars Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani in the lead roles. The technical team working on the print of the film has...
  • Old classics should be restored: Farooque Sheikh April 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Restoring classics is like "restoring heritage", says seasoned actor Farooque Shiekh, who rues that many good films perished but is happy over steps being taken to save other masterpieces like his 'Chashme Buddoor'. One of the best classic comedies of all time, Sai Paranjpyedirected 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' has finally...
  • Missed Govinda at 'Chashme Baddoor' shoot: David Dhawan March 17, 2013

    Mumbai: David Dhawan, who churned out a string of hits with Govinda, says his bonding with the actor was the best and he missed him while shooting for 'Chashme Baddoor' remake. Dhawan-Govinda duo rose in the film firmament with blockbusters 'Shola Aur Shabnam', 'Aankhen', 'Coolie No 1', 'Hero No 1', among...
  • Old and new 'Chashme Buddoor' to clash on April 5 March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: More than three decades after it was first released, Sai Paranjpe's cult classic 'Chashme Buddoor' will woo Indian audiences again on April 5, 2013, the same day its modern-day remake opens in cinemas. Veteran actor Farooque Sheikh had acted in the original in 1981. Actors Ali Zafar,...
  • Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro Review: Why it's still relevant November 2, 2012

    Film: 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro'; Cast: Naseerudin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Bharve, Pankaj Kapur, Satish Shah, Om Puri, Neena Gupta; Director: Kundan Shah It was the year before prime minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated (1984). The nation was not in the best of moods. There were raised voices and frayed tempers...
  • Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro set to rerelease after 3 decades November 1, 2012

    Naseeruddin Shah and Ravi Baswani starrer 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro', which was first released in 1983 and went on to gather a cult following over the decades, is set to rerelease in its digitally restored version on November 2. ...
  • 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro' actor Ravi Baswani dead July 28, 2010

    Actor Ravi Baswani passed away today following a massive heart attack. He was 64. Known for his perfect comic timing, Baswani has been part of some cult movies like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and Chashme Buddoor. Even though he was mostly offered character roles, Baswani always left his own individual...