Sanjay Gupta

  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to play the female lead in Sanjay Gupta's 'Jazbaa' May 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta Friday confirmed that actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will essay the female lead in his new movie 'Jazbaa'. "Yes guys it's true. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will play the dynamic female lead in my action/thriller 'Jazbaa'," Gupta posted on Twitter, putting to rest rumours about her presence in the...
  • What keeps Anil Kapoor busy apart from '24' October 20, 2013

    New Delhi: While his debut TV project '24' is being widely appreciated, actor-producer Anil Kapoor is trying his best to balance his other projects. The actor is dividing his time between promoting '24' as well as hearing new film scripts. "Anil Kapoor has been recently balancing his entire day, giving time to...
  • Dear Bollywood, you are accountable to us all September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Our Hindi film industry has a knack of surprising us. Just when you think the industry is finally evolving and making realistic films, comes a 'Grand Masti', 'Himmatwala' and 'Zanjeer' which takes us back in time when Bollywood was all about male machismo. From Priyanka Chopra's 'Pinky' dance...
  • Manoj Bajpayee prefers doing negative role opposite Big B August 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpai, who will be seen alongside Amitabh Bachchan in 'Satyagraha', feels if one has to stand out opposite the megastar, it has to be in a negative role. It is for the third time that Manoj has been pitted opposite Amitabh Bachchan, this time as a wily...
  • 'Chennai Express' marches on; Shah Rukh hijacks newspapers, says Sanjay Gupta August 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta, who has made 'Shootout at Wadala', 'Musafir' and 'Kaante', says that the craze to join the Rs.100 crore club is such that people are going to any length to enter that segment. A film that earns Rs.100 crore at the box office enters the club. "Lure of the...
  • Kabir Khan to cast Saif Ali Khan in post 26/11 counter-terror film August 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kabir Khan's last film 'Ek Tha Tiger' was about the life of a RAW agent. He is now set to cast actor Saif Ali Khan in a film about counter-terrorism post the 26/11 Mumbai attack. The film is to be written by Hussain Zaidi, a prominent crime writer whose...
  • Police seize Rs 51 lakh from coaching class director's house August 3, 2013

    Police seized Rs 51 lakh in cash on Friday from the residence of a coaching class director who was arrested in connection with the recent Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam in the state. The currency was recovered by Indore police's crime branch team after it arrested Sanjay Gupta recently from Jabalpur in...
  • 'Shootout' series to be screened at Durban award ceremony July 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta's two gangster flicks 'Shootout at Lokhandwala' and 'Shootout at Wadala' will be showcased at South Africa India Film and Television Awards (SAIFTA) function at Durban in September. 'Shootout at Wadala' (2013), a crime thriller directed by Gupta, is the second installment of the 'Shootout' series and...
  • Sanjay Gupta wants to cast John as 'Bollywood Rambo' May 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor John Abraham and director Sanjay Gupta will be teaming up for "an epic revenge saga" that promises to give Bollywood its own Rambo, the iconic Hollywood character. After the box-office success of just-released 'Shootout at Wadala', Gupta and John are keen to come together again for a film which...
  • John Abraham gifts a brand new motorcycle to director Sanjay Gupta May 8, 2013

    After the success of 'Shootout At Wadala', John Abraham has gifted a brand new motorcycle to its director Sanjay Gupta. ...
  • 'Shootout At Wadala' rakes in Rs 30.7 crore in four days May 8, 2013

    Sanjay Gupta's last release was in 2007 and after almost six years he is back with what he does best - with men and their guns, a film titled 'Shootout At Wadala'. It stars John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Manoj Bajpayee, Kangana Ranaut and Sonu Sood. The film opened with a...
  • Does 'Bombay Talkies' herald a new era in Bollywood? May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: If 'Bombay Talkies' is an indication to the kind of cinema that we will get to watch from now on, then it is good news for all cine lovers. In a befitting tribute to 100 years of Indian cinema, the anthology film featuring some of the best directors...
  • Sanjay Gupta gave me my life, says John Abraham May 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor John Abraham is overjoyed with the kind of response he has received for his portrayal of gangster Manya Surve in 'Shootout at Wadala'. He gives credit to Sanjay Gupta saying the director has "given me my life". Released Friday, 'Shootout At Wadala' has got positive response from both critics...
  • Snapshot: John Abraham gifts a bike to Sanjay Gupta May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sanjay Gupta's 'Shootout At Wadala' has opened to full houses and John Abraham, the lead actor of the film, is one happy man after seeing the initial responses. He gifted a bike to Sanjay Gupta to celebrate the success of 'Shootout At Wadala'. ...
  • I choose my scripts very carefully: Manoj Bajpayee May 7, 2013

    Director Sanjay Gupta's 'Shootout At Wadala' is based on Hussain Zaidi's book 'Mumbai to Dongri'. The film revolves around the story of a two gangs and their struggle for power. A prequel to 2007 film 'Shootout At Lokhandwala', the film shows the first-registered encounter by Mumbai police. The film stars...
  • Is Kangna Ranaut the favourite moll in gangster films? May 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Kangna Ranaut has played various characters on the screen, but it seems she is getting more brownie points for playing a gangster's love interest in movies. She began her career by playing a criminal's girlfriend in 'Gangster-A Love story', which was a box office success. The underworld crime thriller...
  • 'Shootout At Wadala' collects Rs 30.7 crore in opening weekend May 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Sanjay Gupta has struck gold with his latest film 'Shootout At Wadala'. Within three days of the release of the gangster film, 'Shootout At Wadala' has been able to collect Rs 30.7 crore at the ticket window. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#ShootoutAtWadala collected approx. Rs 30.7 cr...
  • 'Shootout At Wadala' gathers Rs 20 cr in two days May 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sanjay Gupta's 'Shootout At Wadala' has received a good opening at the box office. The film stars John Abraham, Tusshar Kapoor, Sonu Sood, Manoj Bajpayee and Anil Kapoor in the lead roles. It also has special performances by Sunny Leone, Sophie and Priyaka Chopra. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh...
  • 'Shootout at Wadala' review: The bloodshed leaves you cold May 4, 2013

    Cast: John Abraham, Kangana Ranaut, Anil Kapoor, Tushaar Kapoor Director: Sanjay Gupta A gangster runs into a police station, both his arms lopped off by a rival wielding a butcher's knife. Another goon is held down as his skull is pushed through an ice-crusher. A third, tied to a chair, is run...
  • 'Shootout At Wadala' Tweet Review: The film doesn't hold you for long May 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Many Bollywood stars have dared to pull the trigger on screen and play the notorious gangsters. From Sanjay Dutt to Vivek Oberoi, many actors have now stepped into the shoes of gangsters on screen and the latest to join the bandwagon is none other than John Abraham. Playing...
  • Siddhanth Kapoor fancies negative roles, just like father April 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Newcomer Siddhanth Kapoor, son of actor Shakti Kapoor, says that he is fascinated towards negative characters. "I am fascinated towards grey and negative characters. I like bad guys. I feel they are more challenging. These characters do get highlighted and catches one's attention," Siddhanth told PTI here. Siddhanth had earlier...
  • 'Shootout' series to continue: Director Sanjay Gupta April 24, 2013

    Director Sanjay Gupta's upcoming release, 'Shootout At Wadala' is a prequel to 2007's 'Shootout at Lokhandwala.' And Gupta has confirmed that he intends to keep the series going. ...
  • 'Shootout' will increase the bandwidth of my audience: John April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor John Abraham, who essays the role of a dreaded gangster in the upcoming crime drama 'Shootout at Wadala' believes that the film will widen the reach of his audience and prove his acting prowess. The model-turned-actor, who started his Bollywood journey with 'Jism' in 2003, has been...
  • 'Shootout At Wadala' Music Review: Songs are in sync with the theme April 21, 2013

    Music Directors: Anu Malik, Anand Raj Anand, Meet Brothers, and Mustafa Zahid Singers: Sunidhi Chauhan, Mustafa Zahid, Meet Brothers Anjjan, Mika Singh, Adnan Sami, Sudesh Bhosle and Shaan Rating: 3 out of 5 Although director Sanjay Gupta's movie 'Shootout At Wadala' is real life crime story, but he has packed in...
  • Shootout At Wadala: Watch Sophie in 'Aala re aala' April 13, 2013

    New Delhi: A new song 'Aala re aala' from the film 'Shootout At Wadala' has been released. The film is directed by Sanjay Gupta and stars John Abraham in the lead roles. Apart from Sophie Choudry, Priyanka Chopra and Sunny Leone are also doing item songs in 'Shootout At Wadala'. ...
  • Anil Kapoor: Reference makes actor's work interesting April 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor, who is playing Mumbai's retired encounter specialist ACP Isaque Bagwan - a real life character - in Sanjay Gupta's 'Shootout At Wadala', feels that when you have a reference for a role, it makes an actor's job interesting. "Somewhere I feel that it becomes less challenging. Sometimes...
  • Shootout At Wadala: Watch Sunny Leone as 'Laila' March 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The teaser of the song 'Laila' from the film 'Shootout At Wadala' has been released. The song features Sunny Leone dancing with Tusshar Kapoor and John Abraham. ...
  • Priyanka didn't want vulgarity in 'Babli': Anu Malik March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Music director Anu Malik, who gave the music for Priyanka Chopra's first item number 'Babli Badmaash' in 'Shootout in Wadala', says the actress did not want vulgar words or skin show in the song. "I believe they made a lot of songs that didn't click with Priyanka. Those songs...