SANJAY GUPTA

  • Sanjay Gupta takes break from 'Jazbaa' for son 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Sanjay Gupta is enjoying "chilling" after "hectic" days of filming his action-drama! The filmmaker, who has been working on "Jazbaa", took time out for his son's fourth birthday and went for a special outing. "Yesterday my baby boy Shivaansh turned four and we spent the day at his favourite Imagica....
  • Working with Shabana Azmi like crossing a milestone: Sanjay Gupta March 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta is elated over teaming up with Shabana Azmi for his film 'Jazbaa'. He says working with the veteran actress and social activist takes his career to a new high. The filmmaker took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share his thoughts before starting the shoot with the actress...
  • Priya Banerjee calls 'Jazbaa' a dream debut February 10, 2015

    Chennai: Actress Priya Banerjee, who has starred in Telugu films like 'Kissa' and 'Joru', says landing a role in Sanjay Gupta's 'Jazbaa' is her dream Bollywood debut. The film also marks Aishwarya Bachchan's comeback. "Sanjay had seen my previous work through a video on Twitter. He liked it and asked his...
  • Snapshot: Is this the first look of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in 'Jazbaa'? February 6, 2015

    Just a few days after Sanjay Gupta shared the photo of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan from the sets of 'Jazbaa', the actress was spotted shooting for the film in Mumbai. Jazbaa, which is being referred to as Aishwarya's come back film, features Aishwarya and Irrfan Khan in key roles. Aishwarya who...
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starts shooting for 'Jazbaa'; director Sanjay Gupta shares photo on Twitter February 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has started shooting her comeback film 'Jazbaa', an action-thriller directed by Sanjay Gupta.The 'Guzaarish' star, who is returning to the silver screen after a gap of five years, will share the screen space with Irrfan, Shabana Azmi and Anupam Kher.Gupta took to Twitter to share the...
  • Akshay Kumar can turn tide in favour of sensible cinema: Sanjay Gupta January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta feels that Akshay Kumar's stardom is such that he can draw viewers to sensible cinema like the actor's forthcoming "Baby", which deals with terrorism. "'Baby' is a fantastic step in the right direction by Akshay Kumar. He is a superstar who can turn the tide in favour...
  • Aishwarya Rai joins Shabana Azmi, Anupam Kher, Irrfan Khan for a script reading session of Sanjay Gupta's 'Jazbaa' January 14, 2015

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is back in the spot light with her forthcoming release, Sanjay Gupta's 'Jazbaa'. And on Tuesday afternoon, Bachchan Bahu joined the rest of the cast of 'Jazbaa' including Shabana Azmi, Anupam Kher, Irrfan Khan for a script reading session at a suburban hotel in Mumbai. The...
  • Shakti Kapoor's son, Siddhanth signs three films; to feature in Aishwarya Rai's comeback venture ‘Jazbaa’ November 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Shraddha Kapoor's elder brother Siddhanth has bagged three film projects -- 'Jazbaa', 'Bombairiyaa' and 'Fatack'-- after making a debut in Bollywood last year. The 30-year-old DJ son of Shakti Kapoor made his foray into Hindi film industry with the John Abraham starrer 'Shootout at Wadala'. "So excited for my bro @SiddhanthKapoor...
  • Many top directors promised me fantastic roles, but never returned my calls after the initial promise, says exBigg Boss contestant Ajaz Khan August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Reality show star and actor Ajaz Khan has caught Sanjay Gupta's attention. The filmmaker has offered the former a role in his new gangster film "Mumbai Saga", which already has John Abraham and Vivek Oberoi in the cast. The two met Tuesday morning at Gupta's residence and hit it off...
  • 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, actorproducer 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 counterterror 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 counterterrorism 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 PreMedical 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 boxoffice success of justreleased '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 8, 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 firstregistered 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 'GangsterA 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 3, 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 icecrusher. A third, tied to a chair, is run...