ROHIT SHETTY

  • Turning Point: Masand in conversation with Rohit Shetty October 11, 2014

    CNN IBN Movies Editor Rajeev Masand talks to Bollywood Director Rohit Shetty about a film that changed his life and inspired him to become a director. ...
  • 'Fan' is one of the challenging films that I have done in 20 years: Shah Rukh Khan October 6, 2014

    Mumbai: The female lead in Shah Rukh Khan's forthcoming Yash Raj film 'Fan' is yet to be revealed but the Bollywood superstar says the movie is such that it does not require any big leading lady. The 48-year-old actor is currently shooting for the film and will be seen in...
  • The Rs 100 crore trap: Why blockbusters like 'Singham Returns' and 'Kick' sell out strong female characters and settle for Supermen August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: His muscles are palpable from under his snugfitting khaki uniform. His walks with purpose, his face giving nothing away, his demeanour grim. The handlebar moustache and the aviator sunglasses add that extra rugged quality to his look. From the point of view of filmmaker Rohit Shetty, his hero,...
  • Ajay Devgn's 'Singham Returns' set to join the Rs 100 crore club August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns' has struck gold at the box office and is marching inexorably towards the Rs 100 croremark. It seems that Shetty, known for giving hits like 'Chennai Express', the 'Golmaal' series and 'Singham', is set to add one more blockbuster to his list of recordbreaking movies....
  • Quick Quiz: Are you an Ajay Devgn fan? Let's see how well you know 'Singham Returns' August 18, 2014

    With Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns' set to hit the Rs 100 crore mark soon, we thought we'd test your knowledge of the sequel. The film, which released last week, was greatly praised by Ajay Devgn's fans. So, if you're a fan of the series, in all probability, you must have...
  • Is Rohit Shetty bothered about his films' BO collection? Business is definitely important for survival, he says August 18, 2014

    Mumbai: What is Rohit Shetty's idea of romantic films? "Chennai Express", says the director and adds that as a filmmaker his priority is to make a film that entertains the masses and recovers money. When asked why he doesn't make fullfledged romantic film, Shetty said: "When I try to make a...
  • Shilpa Shetty lauds Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns' on Twitter, calls it 'entertaining', 'thought provoking' August 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Watching 'Singham Returns' had a positive effect on actress Shilpa Shetty as far as respecting the police force is concerned. "Watchd SINGHAM las night, entertaining &thot provoking. Made me respect r Police force more. Great Job Rohit Shetty & team. Enjoyed the film," Shilpa tweeted Saturday. The movie, directed by...
  • Now Showing: Rani Mukherjee uses no stunt doubles for her role in "Mardani' August 16, 2014

    In this episode, CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand talks about action in Bollywood films. Ajay Devgn in Rohit Shetty's 'Singahm Returns' pulls off the role of a corruption fighting cop with ease. Actress Rani Mukherjee in her upcoming movie 'Mardani' also uses no stunt double for her role as a...
  • The Real Singham: Rohit Shetty, Ajay Devgan, Kareena Kapoor talk about 'Singham Returns' August 15, 2014

    The cast of 'Singham Returns', Rohit Shetty, Ajay Devgan and Kareena Kapoor visit CNNIBN headquarters and share their behind the camera experience. ...
  • 'Singham Returns' review: The predictable story tires you out eventually August 15, 2014

    Cast: Ajay Devgan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and Amole Gupte Director: Rohit Shetty There isn't one quiet moment in Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns'. This sequel is an orgy of relentless action, shrill dialoguebaazi, and eardrumshattering background music. And yet, buried somewhere under all that noise is a wellmeaning although misguided story...
  • A hero's heroine: Kareena Kapoor in 'Singham Returns' doesn't blush, eats to her heart's content and doesn't need to be saved August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Where there's a hero, there's always that waiflike creature, who constantly needs to be saved. Be it Louise Lane for Superman or Mary Jane Watson for SpiderMan, the presence of a powerful hero has always been accompanied by the classic heroine stock characters the ingenue, the prima...
  • Here's what to watch out for in 'Singham Returns' other than Ajay Devgn and Rohit Shetty's largerthanlife action August 15, 2014

    Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns' is entertaining with extreme action and fight scenes. The movie, which is a sequel to 'Singham' is somewhat better than the first installment because the story is more grounded and has elements of women empowerment, moral science and anticorruption( nothing new though). ...
  • 'Singham Returns' Tweet Review: Rohit Shetty has imagined Singham as a supercop smart, powerful, sexy, honest, and therefore slightly unrealistc August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Bajirao Singham, with his handlebar moustache, sixpack abs and a devilmaycare attitude first made his debut with Rohit Shetty's 2011 film, 'Singham'. Now, three years later, Ajay Devgn is set to reprise his role in the sequel 'Singham Returns' set to hit the theatres on India's Independence Day. Starring...
  • e Lounge: Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor talk about 'Singham Returns' August 13, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Bollywood actors Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor talk about their upcoming movie 'Singham Returns'. Directed by Rohit Shetty this film is a sequel to the 2011 film 'Singham'. The film is set to be released on August 15. ...
  • Rohit Shetty: I don't want to make an offbeat film; I'm happy making people laugh August 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Rohit Shetty, known for making commercial 'masala entertainer' films, says he does not want to make a serious offbeat film as he is happy making people laugh. The 'Golmaal' series director said he is no mood to experiment. "No director wants to make a flop film. Also, it is not...
  • Shah Rukh Khan thanks Rohit Shetty and Deepika Padukone as 'Chennai Express' completes a year August 10, 2014

    Mumbai: It's been an year now that Shah Rukh Khan starrer "Chennai Express" released and the superstar took to Twitter to thank the entire cast and crew including director Rohit Shetty and costar Deepika Padukone for being part of the project. "A year to 'Chennai Express' and it still seems we...
  • e Lounge: Rohit Shetty shares his 'Singham Returns' experience August 8, 2014

    Speaking exclusively to CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood Director Rohit Shetty shares his behind the camera experience of his upcoming movie 'Singham Returns' which is set to be released on August 15. ...
  • Only Shah Rukh Khan has been signed for my next film, no one else: Rohit Shetty August 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Rohit Shetty finds it amusing to know the various rumours doing the rounds about his next project. He says so far he has only signed Shah Rukh Khan for the new film. "There are so many films I am doing, according to reports in the media. Some are saying...
  • Objectionable scenes to be deleted from 'Singham Returns' August 5, 2014

    Panaji: Makers of Ajay DevgnKareena Kapoor starrer 'Singham Returns' have agreed to delete certain scenes from the film which were found to be objectionable by a rightwing Hindu organisation. The decision was taken after members of the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) met movie director Rohit Shetty, Devgn and creative director Ashok...
  • I can't take success for granted: Rohit Shetty August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Rohit Shetty, who has delivered blockbusters galore in Bollywood and who is currently awaiting the release of 'Singham Returns', doesn't believe in taking success for granted and so continues to put in his '100 percent' to his films. The director of films like 'Golmaal' series, 'Singham', 'Bol Bachchan' and...
  • I would love to make a lady 'Singham' with Kareena Kapoor: Rohit Shetty August 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Rohit Shetty, known for directing commercial films like 'Chennai Express' and 'Golmaal' series, says he keeps tab on the new breed of filmmakers. "I want to know what the new generation is making and which is being appreciated by the audience. I keep a tab on new filmmakers and they...
  • It is my dream to direct Amitabh Bachchan in a film: Rohit Shetty August 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Rohit Shetty said his dream is to direct megastar Amitabh Bachchan in an action film and also wishes to team up with superstar Salman Khan. "It is my dream to work with Mr Bachchan. I want to do an action film with him. I have not really told...
  • Hindu group writes to the Censor Board claiming 'Singham Returns' insults saints; directors say there's nothing controversial in the film July 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Reacting to reports of a rightwing Hindu organisation expressing displeasure over a scene in his upcoming film 'Singham Returns', director Rohit Shetty said he has never shown anything controversial in his films and would continue to do so in future. Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) has written to the the Censor...
  • I hope Rohit Shetty makes his next film on a female police officer: Kareena Kapoor July 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor, who will be seen in 'Singham Returns', said that she hopes director Rohit Shetty would make a film on a female police official. In 'Singham Returns' Kareena has played the love interest of a police official Bajirao Singham, which is a character essayed by Ajay Devgn. "I have...
  • Shreyas Talpade ropes in Rohit Shetty for a cameo in his Marathi production 'Poshter Boyz' July 24, 2014

    Mumbai: After Farah Khan, "Chennai Express" director Rohit Shetty is the latest Bollywood director to shoot a cameo for actor Shreyas Talpade's Marathi production "Poshter Boyz". Shreyas says they're his "true friends". "I didn't think of it as a new trend, both Rohit and Farah are close to me and are...
  • Rohit Shetty sleepless over 'Singham Returns' July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Rohit Shetty is not particularly fond of night shoots, but for the shooting of 'Singham Returns' he had to lose sleep over it. The film's script demanded that the cast and crew be active at night and if a source is to be believed, "Singham Returns" is one project...
  • e Lounge: Ajay, Kareena talk about 'Singham Returns' July 16, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Bollywood actors Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor talk about their upcoming film 'Singham Returns'. Directed by Rohit Shetty, 'Singham Returns' is an action film. The film is set to be released on August 15. ...