SANJAY LEELA BHANSALI

  • Priyanka Chopra 'exhausted but excited' while shooting for 'Bajirao Mastani' October 11, 2014

    Mumbai: National Award-winning actress Priyanka Chopra is finding the experience of working under the maverick Sanjay Leela Bhansali's direction for "Bajirao Mastani" truly magical. "Amazing to shoot with Sanjay Sir...It's magical. Exhausted, but looking forward to shoot again tomorrow. Meanwhile..now rehersal for ISL," Priyanka posted on Twitter late Friday. The actress features...
  • Snapshot: Priyanka Chopra takes to Twitter to reveal her look in 'Bajirao Mastani' October 9, 2014

    Actress Priyanka Chopra has enough reasons to be happy. Firstly, 'Mary Kom' has entered the Rs 100 crore club, and secondly, she has started shooting for her new film 'Bajirao Mastani'. She is full of excitement, but admits she's nervous too. After tweeting her excitement and nervousness before beginning the...
  • Priyanka Chopra super excited, but nervous as she starts working on 'Bajirao Mastani' October 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who packed a punch at the box office with her performance in "Mary Kom" recently, is set to begin work on her new film 'Bajirao Mastani'. She is full of excitement, but admits she's nervous too. "Sometimes starting something is so scary n I haven't felt a...
  • Priyanka Chopra: A big thank you to the ever gracious Pranabda and Suvrama for having me at their home September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: National Award winning actress Priyanka Chopra Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee and his wife at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here ahead of the release of her forthcoming film "Mary Kom". "Always incredible to be at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. A big thank you to the ever gracious Pranabda and Suvrama for...
  • Priyanka Chopra: Womencentric roles are not popular in Bollywood August 24, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Actress Priyanka Chopra, whose upcoming biopic on boxing champion Mary Kom has generated a lot of sensation, today said that womanoriented roles are still not much welcomed in Bollywood. "Mary Kom is a film obviously about Mary Kom. First and the foremost, femalecentric roles are not welcomed in Bollywood," Priyanka...
  • Omung Kumar: There is no issue between me and Sanjay Leela Bhansali August 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Omung Kumar, who is making his directorial debut with 'Mary Kom', which stars Priyanka Chopra as Olympic bronze medallist boxer M.C. Mary Kom, says the National Award winning actress will add 'commercial value' to the film. Omung Kumar said: "This is my debut film, and as a director, this film...
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali compares Priyanka Chopra with Hilary Swank July 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali compares Priyanka Chopra with 'Million Dollar Baby' star Hilary Swank insisting that only 'Barfi' star could pull of the title role in 'Mary Kom', a biopic on Olympic bronze medallist and fivetime World Champion M.C. Mary Kom. Sports drama 'Million Dollar Baby' was the story of...
  • Confirmed! Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani' July 17, 2014

    Actress Deepika Padukone may have made headlines recently for giving evasive answers to mediapersons when asked if she would be featuring in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie 'Bajirao Mastani'. But it has now been confirmed that Deepika, along with Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra will be seen in the muchanticipated Bollywood...
  • After 'RamLeela', Anju Modi to design for Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani' June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Anju Modi, who designed the bright and vibrant costumes in Sanjay Leela Bhansali 'RamLeela', is set to reteam with the director for his period love drama 'Bajirao Mastani'. Modi, known for working extensively with Indian crafts, fabrics and textiles, was responsible for turning actress Deepika Padukone into a Gujarati...
  • Aditya Pancholi approached to play a villain in 'Bajirao Mastani' June 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Aditya Pancholi says he has been approached to play the role of a villain in filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming film 'Bajirao Mastani'. Though nothing has been finalised yet. "We have met and I have been approached for the role. It is a nice role but I can't...
  • 'Ram Leela' accused of hurting religious sentiments, arrest warrant issued against director, actors May 2, 2014

    A local court on Friday issued arrest warrants against "Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram Leela" directorproducer Sanjay Leela Bhansali, actors Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh in connection with a case alleging that few scenes in the movie hurt the religious sentiments of the Hindus. Warrants were also issued against another producer...
  • Deepika Padukone says playing Leela was huge responsibility for her April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Deepika Padukone, who featured in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2013 hit film 'Goliyon Ki Raasleela RamLeela', says essaying the role of Leela was a big responsibility for her. In an interview to UTV Stars' show 'Yeh Hai Meri Kahani', the 28yearold said that before shooting the film, the director...
  • Deepika Padukone on working with Ranveer Singh in 'Bajirao Mastani': We are still working out the logistics April 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone is happy that her on-screen chemistry with Ranveer Singh is appreciated by audience but she wants that whenever they come together next for a film it has to be better than 'Ram Leela'. After the success of 'Ram Leela', Ranveer and Deepika have become the most sought...
  • Ranveer-Deepika to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani' April 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The 'Ram-Leela' couple is back! Actress Deepika Padukone will play historical character Mastani with Ranveer Singh playing Bajirao Peshwa in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani'. The casting of Ranveer and Deepika puts an end to months of speculation about who would play the role. Besides Ranveer, Shah Rukh Khan and...
  • I did the item song in 'Gabbar' for a friend: Kareena Kapoor April 3, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Fevicol', the number she performed with Salman Khan in 'Dabangg 2', was meant to be her career's last item song, but Kareena Kapoor has broken her no-item-song policy for the sake of friendship. When her close friend Shabina Khan asked her to do an item song in 'Gabbar', which stars...
  • Ranveer Singh in talks for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani' March 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh is in talks to play Baji Rao in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's most talked about film 'Bajirao Mastani'. Baji Rao was a noted general who served as Peshwa (Prime Minister) to the fourth Maratha Chhatrapati (emperor) Shahu from 1720. He was credited with expanding the Maratha empire. ...
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali is my guru, says filmmaker Vibhu Puri January 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Vibhu Puri, who has worked on the dialogues and screenplay of 'Guzaarish' and 'Saawariya', says the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorials were ahead of their times. "I come from a school where we are not money spinners. I want to be called an artist. I do not want to be called...
  • Filmfare Awards 2014: The list of nominees January 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Its that time of the year when the best of Bollywood is honoured for their work. In its 59th year, Filmfare Awards lists their choice of nominees in different categories. While Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram Leela' gets a nod from the jury and has fetched nominations...
  • SRK not approached for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani' January 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has not been approached for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's dream project 'Bajirao Mastani', according to sources close to the actor. There were reports that SRK would be doing SLB's film with Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif also featuring in it. "He (Shah Rukh)...
  • Would like to produce only those films that I direct: Vishal Bhardwaj December 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj has said he would produce only those films which he could direct and not those of others. "I want to stop producing films because I want to conserve that energy for myself as director. I am not interested in producing films. I did it for Abhishek...
  • Bombay HC directs CBFC to reconsider its certification to 'Ram Leela' December 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Observing that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) did not apply its mind while granting certification to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Goliyon ki Rasleela Ramleela', the Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed it to reconsider the U/A status given to the movie. A division bench of Justices VM Kanade...
  • Ram Leela: Case filed against Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ranveer Singh December 7, 2013

    Bareilly: On the directives of a local court here, a case has been filed against 12 persons, including the director and star cast of Hindi feature film 'Goliyon Ki Raslila Ramleela'. The case was lodged in Bhamaura police station last night against 12 persons including the director Sanjay Leela...
  • Shah Rukh, Abhishek are fun boys to work with: Deepika December 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Deepika Padukone's fluid and energypacked dance in the 'Nagada sang dhol' song from 'Goliyon Ki Raasleela RamLeela' has been widely appreciated but she doubts if she can recreate the grandeur of the number sans the film's director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. She says the song's popularity was the 'least expected...
  • Ram Leela: Deepika's fourth film to enter the Rs 100 cr club in 2013 November 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Deepika Padukone has continued her dream run at the boxoffice with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Ram Leela'. The film is set in Gujarat, and also features Ranveer Singh in the lead. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the film's business, "2013 has been a remarkable year for Deepika Padukone....
  • E lounge: Ram Leela enters Rs 100 crore club November 28, 2013

    Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Ram Leela starring Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone has entered the Rs 100 crore club. Also on the show is the new look of Aamir Khan for Dhoom 3. ...
  • I am not ready for a relationship: Deepika Padukone November 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone, who has been appreciated for her performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's latest offering 'Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram Leela', says her younger sister Anisha Padukone is her most blunt critic. She is always very honest, and "I don't mind it," Deepika said. "She is very honest about her...
  • 'Ram Leela' is a liberating experience: Sanjay Leela Bhansali November 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Sanajy Leela Bhansali is feeling liberated ever since his 'Ramleela' hit the screens and wowed the critics and audiences alike. And why not, this success has come to him after six years and two duds 'Saawariya' and 'Guzaarish'. Bhansali is in a celebratory mood and shares his excitement in...
  • Court bans Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Ram Leela' in the state November 21, 2013

    Sanjay Leela Bhansali's latest flick "Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram Leela" was banned in Uttar Pradesh by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Thursday. A bench of Justice Ashok Pal Singh and Justice Devi Prasad Singh passed the ban order while hearing a petition filed by Maryada Purshottam...
  • Goliyon Ki Raasleela RamLeela: Allahabad high court bans its screening in UP November 21, 2013

    Lucknow: The Allahabad high court on Thursday banned director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's romantic saga 'Goliyon ki raasleela RamLeela' in Uttar Pradesh. The Lucknow bench of the court comprising justices Devi Prasad Singh and Ashok Pal Singh passed the order to ban the film on a petition filed by Maryada Purshottam Bhagwan...