Ravi Baswani

  • Chashme Buddoor: Your guide to the popular brands of the 80s 06-04-2013 10:22 AM

    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 05-04-2013 06:13 PM

    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 05-04-2013 01:09 PM

    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 05-04-2013 08:09 AM

    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 04-04-2013 05:05 PM

    New Delhi: Director Sai Paranjpye's hugely acclaimed film of 1981, 'Chashme Buddoor' is also re-releasing 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...
  • Old classics should be restored: Farooque Sheikh 01-04-2013 12:44 PM

    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 Paranjpye-directed 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' has...
  • Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro Review: Why it's still relevant 02-11-2012 02:36 PM

    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...
  • Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro set to re-release after 3 decades 01-11-2012 03:44 PM

    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 re-release in its digitally restored version on November 2. ...