Sarika

  • Episode two of 'Yudh' picks up pace but a jumbled screenplay overpowers good performances July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The second episode of 'Yudh' starring Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role gave a little more insight into the world of businessman Yudhisthir Sikarwar's life. While pilot saw Yudh- as Sikarwar is fondly called by friends and family- being tipped by an unknown man about how the general hospital...
  • Anurag Kashyap: I'd like to tell longer stories on the small screen June 29, 2014

    Leh: Innumerable melodramatic family dramas and romantic sagas are currently dominating the small screen and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is hoping to break the clutter with his finite series "Yudh". He says if the medium allows "good" tales, he's ready to make more for it. "Yudh", due to go on air in...
  • Need for honest and strong presentation of women onscreen: Sarika June 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Noted actress Sarika says though the portrayal of women in films is changing, there is a need for a strong and and honest presentation of them on screen. "Portrayal of women on screen is changing but it is not as much as I would like to see it. Strong and...
  • Amitabh Bachchan turns prankster, scares Sarika on the sets of 'Yudh' June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Sarika has gone on record to say that her prime reason to take up TV show "Yudh" was the attraction of working with megastar Amitabh Bachchan - again! But little did she know he would pull a prank on her on the sets. If a source from the...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: For me 'Yudh' has been an amazing experience June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, all set to make his grand fiction debut on television with 'Yudh', hopes that the unique story of the series will help him connect to a larger audience. 'Yudh' boasts of a plethora of talent in its writing and casting departments, led by Bachchan's...
  • Sarika: At times, working with Amitabh Bachchan is disturbing because he is so good at everything June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran actress Sarika has shared screen space with Amitabh Bachchan in the past, but when she was offered a key role in "Yudh", Big B's fiction debut on TV, her initial attraction was to again star with the megastar. Sarika, who herself is making her TV debut, plays Big...
  • I agreed to be part of 'Yudh' for Amitabh Bachchan: Sarika June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Sarika is making her small screen debut opposite Amitabh Bachchan in 'Yudh' and she says it was because of the megastar that she agreed to be part of the fiction-based series. The 53-year-old actress has previously worked with Bachchan in films like 'Nastik', 'Satte Pe Satta' and the...
  • 'Bucketlist Of A Traveloholic' will make you envy its author May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: I envy Sarika Pandit. I absolutely do. What she did to follow her passion was just so commendable. Well, what exactly she did, for that you will have to read her debut book 'Bucketlist of a traveloholic' that I have just finished reading from cover to cover. Sharing...
  • 'Club 60' celebrates its 100-day run in select theatres April 3, 2014

    'Club 60' celebrated 100 days at the box office and director Sanjay Tripathy credits word of mouth publicity for the success. "It is a great experience to have your first film run for hundred days purely on audience support. We didn't have a big star cast, no big publicity budget. What...
  • SP expels Agra Lok Sabha candidate for calling Mulayam Singh 'old' March 8, 2014

    The Samajwadi Party's Lok Sabha candidate for the Agra city seat Sarika Baghael and her husband Devendra were expelled from the party on Friday for calling the party supremo old, a member said on Saturday. The party's general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav has announced the name of Maharaj Singh Dhangar as...
  • Director Sanjay Tripathi unsure of commercial success of 'Club 60' December 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Tripathi is happy that his directorial debut 'Club 60' has got a positive response and that word of mouth is helping the film in getting more viewership. Featuring Farooque Sheikh, Satish Shah, Tinnu Anand, Raghuveer Yadav, Sarika, the film was released this Friday along with 'R...Rajkumar'. Tripathi told...
  • My daughter Akshara must find her own way: Sarika December 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Sarika is excited about her younger daughter Akshara Haasan's acting debut. But the star mom doesn't want to share any tips with her as she believes the latter should find her own way. "Every generation has its own working style. We can share with them what we like...
  • Sarika is an outstanding performer: Farooq Sheikh November 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh is all praise for his 'Club 60' co-star Sarika and says that she is one of the best performers he has ever worked with. Farooq, 65, and Sarika, 52, have shared the screen space together for the first time in debutante director Sanjay Tripathy's slice-of-life...
  • Rashtriya Lok Dal expels two MPs for anti-party activities July 30, 2013

    The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) has expelled two of its MPs for anti-party activities, party sources said on Tuesday. Devendra Nagpal and Sarika Baghel, Lok Sabha members from Amroha and Hathras in Uttar Pradesh, have been expelled for making disparaging remarks against the RLD and "hobnobbing with another political party". The party...
  • Farooq: Rs 100 cr scale has lowered focus on film's quality February 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Ruing that a film's success in Bollywood nowadays is judged by the Rs 100 crore benchmark, veteran actor Farooq Sheikh feels that the contemporary trend has diluted the focus on quality of the movie. "I think if we begin with the aspiration of making Rs 100 crore, then it...
  • Release of 'David' in Telugu gets postponed January 30, 2013

    The makers of Vikram-Jiiva starrer 'David', have formally stated that the Tamil and Hindi versions of the movie will get released on February 1, but the Telugu version has to wait for a week more. Starring actors Tabu, Lara Datta and Isha Shravani,'David's music is directed by a motley...
  • 'David': 'Dama Dam' song will be part of the film January 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Bejoy Nambiar says he had no intentions of hurting the religious sentiments of any community by using the song "Dama dam mast kalandar" for his upcoming film 'David'. He also says the song will continue to be a part of the movie. "I will stick to my statement. We...
  • David: Watch Neil Nitin Mukesh, Isha Sharvani in 'Dama Dam' January 4, 2013

    New Delhi: After releasing the trailer of the film, Bejoy Nmabiar is out with the song 'Dama Dam Mast Kalandar' from his much-talked about film 'David'. The film stars Neil Nitin Mukesh, Lara Dutta, Tabu, Vikram and Isha Sharvani in pivotal roles. ...
  • Dress code diktats: NCW seeks probe, UP Muslims cry attack on faith December 10, 2012

    Bijnor: Two regressive and strange diktats have ruffled feathers in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. While women students in Bijnor have been barred from wearing black clothing and jeans at a function to be presided by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, a college in Bhiwani has made it mandatory for its women...
  • Sarika surprises daughter Shruti Haasan November 23, 2012

    Seniors visiting juniors on the sets have become a common thing these days. Bala visited Sasikumar on 'Sundarapandian' sets, Mani Ratnam paid a surprise visit to 'Settai' sets and more recently, Suriya was present at 'Biriyani' spot. But this meeting is something more special than the above. Sarika, if sources are...
  • Akshay Kumar praises Shruti Haasan September 29, 2012

    Akshay Kumar has praised Shruti Haasan for her dancing and acting skills. The pair are working together in the remake of 'Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana', which was directed by Prabhu Deva and featured Siddharth and Trisha in the lead. During the shoot, Akshay got impressed with the actress acting and dancing skills....
  • Shruti Haasan sets a home for herself in Mumbai May 24, 2012

    Shruti Haasan has recently got herself a swanky new pad in the upmarket suburbs of the tinsel town of Bollywood. The actress will soon shift into a rented 2BHK apartment in Bandra close to her mother Sarika and sister Akshara's residence. Reveals a source, "Shruti enjoys her work in Bollywood and is...
  • Sarika on Mumbai film fest's international jury October 1, 2011

    Mumbai: Seasoned actress Sarika, who started her career as a child artist in the late 1960s, has been named the fifth jury member by the Mumbai Film Festival in the international competition section. "I am delighted to be part of the 13th Mumbai film festival jury. I am looking forward to...
  • Masand: 'Kaccha Limboo' is an overly long film February 19, 2011

    Cast: Taheer Sutarwala, Atul Kulkarni, Sarika, Vinay Pathak Director: Sagar Bellary It'll take nerves of steel to sit through the entire duration of 'Kaccha Limboo', an overly long and meandering mess of a movie, directed by Bheja Fry's Sagar Bellary. Lost somewhere inside that mess, however, is a terrific idea. Shambhu,...
  • There's still child labour on movie sets: Sarika February 17, 2011

    Mumbai: Seasoned actress Sarika, who started her career as a child artist in the late 1960s, says in over four decades there has been no marked improvement in the condition of young ones on movie sets and it can still be called "child labour". "Basic problems are still the same. It...