ROBERT DE NIRO

  • Alia Bhatt is the Robert De Niro of our generation: Varun Dhawan July 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Praising his 'Student Of The Year' and 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' costar Alia Bhatt, actor Varun Dhawan has said she's the 'Robert De Niro' of their generation in Bollywood. "I found her brilliant in 'Highway'. A performance like (hers in) 'Highway' is very difficult in any age. I think she...
  • Robert De Niro stopped filming for World cup June 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Veteran actor Robert De Niro had filming on 'The Intern' halted so he could watch a World Cup soccer game with fans in a nearby building. The 70yearold actor took a break from shooting in Brooklyn, Thursday to watch the USA play Germany in the World Cup after finding...
  • Actor Robert De Niro reveals that his father was gay June 9, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Robert De Niro has revealed that his father was gay and he discovered that years after his parents separated when he was a toddler. His father was an abstract expressionist painter who died in 1993, reported People magazine. De Niro, 70, honoured his father in the HBO documentary...
  • I don't know if I will ever direct another movie: Robert De Niro February 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert De Niro isn't sure if he wants to direct another movie. The Hollywood legend shared his views at the 20th anniversary celebration of his directorial debut - 'A Bronx Tale' - at Village East Cinema Monday. "I don't know if I will ever do another movie," showbizspy.com quoted...
  • Tehelka sexual assault case: Goa Police yet to get response from actor Robert De Niro January 20, 2014

    Hollywood actor Robert De Niro is yet to respond to the questionnaire sent by Goa Police probing the sexual assault case allegedly involving Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal. The former woman journalist with Tehelka magazine, who accused 50yearold Tejpal of sexual assault, and the accused were with the Hollywood star a...
  • 'Grudge Match' review: The film is funny and moving in parts January 10, 2014

    Cast: Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Kim Basinger, Kevin Hart, Alan Arkin, Jon Bernthal Director: Peter Segal Go on, admit it...the prospect of watching Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro play a pair of retirementage boxers coaxed back into the ring makes you giddy with excitement. De Niro, after all, won an...
  • The Wolf of Wall Street: Will Leonardo DiCaprio excel as a maverick stockbroker? January 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Director Martin Scorsese said his long association with actorproducer Leonardo DiCaprio is based on trust. Scorsese, who has helmed cult classics like 'Raging Bull', 'Goodfellas' and 'Taxi Driver', has done five projects with the 39yearold star in the last 11 years and finds great connect with him despite...
  • Robert De Niro to work with Martin Scorsese in a gangster film December 29, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert De Niro will act in a gangster film soon with Oscarwinning director Martin Scorsese. The 7Oyearold said that he is looking forward to the film and promises it to be an innovative project, reports contactmusic.com. "We have another gangster film (which) we're going to (make) and it's a...
  • When Robert De Niro didn't recognise Christian Bale December 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert De Niro failed to recognise actor Christian Bale when he met him in his new look for the film 'American Hustle'. Bale sports a podgy, balding look in the film. When De Niro met the entire cast, he asked director David O. Russell who the overweight guy was. "After...
  • Grudge Match: Action scene between Stallone, De Niro went beyond acting December 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: Action scenes between Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro went beyond acting after Stallone challenged his coactor during the boxing match sequence in their upcoming 'Grudge Match'. "I told him (De Niro), 'In here, your Oscars are not going to help you pal, you're in Rockyland," Stallone told Confidenti@l...
  • Will Robert De Niro be questioned in Tarun Tejpal case? November 25, 2013

    Panaji: Being put up in a VIP suite close to the elevator where Tehelka editorinchief Tarun Tejpal sexually assaulted a junior colleague appears to have put the media spotlight on Hollywood legend Robert De Niro, for no fault of his. De Niro, who finds his name inadvertently mentioned twice in the...
  • Robert De Niro gorged on Kashmiri food in Mumbai November 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Hollywood star Robert De Niro, who visited Indian actor Anupam Kher's acting school here during his visit, even gorged on some tradition Kashmiri dishes, prepared by Kher's mother. "My mother and aunt prepared a traditional Kashmiri meal for Robert. He seemed to enjoy it without reservations," said Anupam. De Niro and...
  • Amitabh Bachchan meets Robert De Niro in Goa November 9, 2013

    Bambolim: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who met Oscarwinning actor Robert De Niro at an event here, said it was a joy and honour to spend time with the Hollywood star. Bachchan, 71, was one of the speakers at the ongoing THiNK fest here. De Niro attended Bachchan's session and later both...
  • Robert De Niro is charming: Shabana Azmi November 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Shabana Azmi met Hollywood actor Robert De Niro in the capital and she enjoyed spending time with the 'charming' star. The actress, currently seen in TV show '24', posted a photograph with De Niro and her writerlyricisthusband Javed Akhtar on Twitter Tuesday. "Javed and I had lunch with Robert...
  • Robert De Niro developing cultural complex in China? October 26, 2013

    Los Angeles: Veteran actor Robert De Niro is planning to come up with a complex featuring hotels, restaurants and a cultural centre. The 70yearold Oscar winner has teamed up with local businessmen in Shanghai to launch a venture called Project 179, said the Hollywood Reporter. "By ensuring a design that...
  • 'Malavita' review: It's half baked and predictable September 20, 2013

    Cast: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron Director: Luc Besson Rating: 2.5 out of 5 Billed as an action comedy and adapted from Tonino Benacquista's novel, director Luc Besson's film suffers from an identity crisis. Released elsewhere as 'The Family', here in India, the film is called 'Malavita'. And...
  • Robert De Niro is in my wish list, says Jean-Claude Van Damme September 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Decades back, during the 80s, which was also referred to as the golden period of action cinema, only those with a sturdy build dominated the big screen. Even though the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone had carved out a niche for themselves in the mainstream cinema...
  • Robert De Niro not interested in writing an autobiography September 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: Veteran Hollywood star Robert De Niro has been turned off the idea of writing his memoirs because he has no idea where he would begin. The 70-year-old 'Raging Bull' star, says putting pen to paper to document significant events in his career and personal life has never really...
  • Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro to act together in 'The Good House' August 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro are ready to team up for the fourth time on the big screen. They will be seen in the movie adaptation of novel 'The Good House', reports huffingtonpost.com. The project will be helmed by Michael Cunningham and produced by Film Nation and...
  • Sneak Peek: Robert De Niro is back with 'The Big Wedding' February 7, 2013

    After the acclaimed Silver Linings Playbook, Academy Award winner Robert De Niro will be seen in a comedy titled 'The Big Wedding'. The film tells the story of a divorced couple who pretend to be married for the sake of attending a big wedding. It will hit the screens on...
  • De Niro breaks down as he discusses bipolar disorder February 6, 2013

    New York: Veteran actor Robert De Niro choked up while discussing bipolar disorder in connection with his film 'Silver Linings Playbook' on a recent TV interview. The 69yearold actor was asked by show host Katie Couric if he felt a larger share of responsibility doing a project that director David...
  • Robert De Niro: Surprised to get Oscar nod after 21 years February 5, 2013

    Los Angeles: Hollywood legend Robert De Niro, who has earned an Oscar nomination for his role in 'Silver Linings Playbook', is surprised that the nod comes 21 years after his last win. De Niro last took home an Oscar in 1981, for his portrayal of the reallife world middleweight champion,...
  • Oscar producers aim to cut out the boring parts February 5, 2013

    Beverly Hills: The producers of the Academy Awards have good news for those watching at home: They're trying to cut out the boring parts. Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron say they watched 40 years of past ceremonies to finds ways to keep the show moving at a brisk...
  • Glad to work in Oscar nominated 'Silver Linings': Kher January 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian actor Anupam Kher, who features in the cast of Hollywood movie 'Silver Linings Playbook', is ecstatic after the romanticcomedy bagged eight nominations at the 85th Academy Awards. He says "this is the biggest moment of my life". "As an Indian actor, I feel rewarded for my 30 years of...
  • Javier Bardem gets SAG nomination for 'Skyfall' December 13, 2012

    Los Angeles: Spanish actor Javier Bardem was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for best supporting actor for his portrayal of the villain in the latest James Bond film, 'Skyfall'. Also nominated in the category are Alan Arkin ('Argo'), Robert De Niro ('Silver Linings Playbook'), Philip Seymour Hoffman ('The Master')...
  • Golden Globe: Mirren, De Niro lead the nominations December 13, 2012

    Beverly Hills: A familiar lineup of Hollywood awards contenders are expected among Golden Globe nominations, whose prospects include past Oscar winners Daniel DayLewis, Helen Mirren, Robert De Niro and Sally Field. Nominations come out Thursday morning for the 70th Globes ceremony, Hollywood's secondbiggest film honors after the Academy Awards. Among potential...
  • Robert De Niro: I respect young actors November 26, 2012

    London: Veteran Hollywood actor Robert De Niro has cited younger actors Jennifer Lawrence, Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio as inspirations to him. The 69yearold Academy Awardwinning star, who will be next seen in 'Silver Linings Playbook' opposite Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, has revealed a list of actors he admires,...
  • Silver Linings Playbook: Kher bonds with De Niro November 21, 2012

    New York: Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has been bonding with costars Robert De Niro and Bradley Cooper at the premieres of 'Silver Linings Playbook' in the Big Apple and at the Doha TriBeCa film festival. Kher is the only Indian name attached to the David O Russell directed project, which...
  • Anupam Kher among five most talented actors in Asia November 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Anupam Kher is on cloud nine after making it to the list of five best actors in Asia by an international magazine. "Happy to share. Hollywood Reporter in its latest issue has listed me among the five best actors in Asia. I am the only Indian. Jai Ho!,"...