Satish Kaushik

  • 'Dekh Tamasha Dekh' is a mix of comic and tragic socio-political capers, says director Feroz Abbas Khan 14-04-2014 10:22 AM

    Delhi: Two daily labourers are chatting away as they sit atop a shaky bamboo structure and try to fix a giant cut-out of a popular politician. "Kaun hai yeh h*****i," asks one to the other. "Aey, h*****i mat bol; yahan ka bahut bada leader hai," retorts the other, his voice...
  • 'Gang of Ghosts' review: Easy steps to ruin a potentially good film 21-03-2014 07:32 PM

    How to ruin a potential cult film. Take a super hit regional film. Copy it word by word, scene by scene. Put dollops of Bollywood commercial elements in it. Completely misinterpret each and every point of the original script and just do a token service to some burning issues of...
  • Gang Of Ghosts: A comedy is never complete without a tragic element, says Satish Kaushik 21-03-2014 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: What happens when you put personalities from different time periods together? And what if they are not even alive? The upcoming film 'Gang of Ghosts', adapted from the hit Bengali film 'Bhooter Bhabishyat' promises to deal with this subject in a hilarious manner. In the city to promote...
  • Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor anticipating limited release for his upcoming film 'Lakshmi' 20-03-2014 01:02 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor says he is anticipating "limited release" for his film 'Lakshmi', which is based on human trafficking. "It should make sense with respect to its budget because the producers and distributors only look at that. The box office cannot be the reason to make a film because...
  • Gang of Ghosts: Audiences will fall in love with ghosts, says Mahie Gill 15-03-2014 10:43 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Mahie Gill says after watching her forthcoming film "Gang of Ghosts", the audience will fall in love with spirits. 'Gang of Ghosts', directed by Satish Kaushik, is a remake of Bengali blockbuster 'Bhooter Bhabishyat'. It is slated to release March 21. "...I am sure after watching the film,...
  • 'Gang of Ghosts' trailer crosses two lakh views on YouTube 16-02-2014 02:28 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Satish Kaushik's forthcoming movie 'Gang of Ghosts' has got over two million hits on video-sharing website YouTube. The first trailer of the movie was launched on YouTube Feb 11. "'Gang of Ghosts' trailer crosses two lakh hits today (Sunday)...Good natured, cultured bhoots (ghosts) are going to be seen...
  • Why Nagesh Kukunoor delayed the release of 'Lakshmi' 18-01-2014 02:27 PM

    Mumbai: Nagesh Kukunoor has pushed ahead the release of his next movie 'Lakshmi' as he had been awaiting a feedback on it from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). "(I) pushed the release of 'Lakshmi' by a few weeks to get censor feedback. We're back on track. (I) Will...
  • Snapshot: Doesn't Meera Chopra remind you of cousin Priyanka Chopra? 17-10-2013 02:01 PM

    One glance at upcoming actress Meera Chopra and you think of her famous cousin Priyanka Chopra. The Delhi girl, who is a third cousin of Priyanka and Parineeti is all set to make her Bollywood debut in Satish Kuashik's 'Gangs of Ghost'. The film also features Mahie Gill and Sharman...
  • Paoli Dam to do item number in Satish Kaushik's next 24-09-2013 02:47 PM

    Mumbai: After her sensational debut in Bollywood with 'Hate Story', actress Paoli Dam is all set to do an item number in Satish Kaushik's 'Gang of Ghost'. The film is Hindi remake of hit Bengali horror comedy 'Bhooter Bhabishyat'. "Paoli is doing an rocking song in 'Gang of Ghost'.. She...
  • Satish Kaushik shoots with Anupam Kher for 'Gang of Ghost' 11-09-2013 01:33 AM

    Mumbai: The last schedule of Satish Kaushik's 'Gang of Ghost' commenced on Tuesday. The director will shoot with veteran actor Anupam Kher, who plays the ghost of a mill owner. "Last schedule of 'Gang Of Ghosts' starts today. Shooting my friend Anupam Kher who plays the ghost of Gendamal Hemraj,...
  • Actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik turns lyricist for 'Gang of Ghosts' 04-09-2013 12:01 AM

    Mumbai: Besides donning the director's hat and writing the dialogues for his upcoming film 'Gang of Ghosts', actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik has also penned the lyrics of a song for the film. The 57-year-old bought the rights of a Bengali song from the film 'Bhooter Bhabishyat', and adapted it into Hindi...
  • Snapshot: Anupam Kher's new look in 'Gang of Ghosts' 23-05-2013 11:22 AM

    New Delhi: Actor Anupam Kher has tweeted a photo from the sets of director Satish Kaushik's 'Gang of Ghosts'. The film also has Sharman Joshi and Parambrata Chatterjee. 'Gang of Ghosts' is the Hindi remake of superhit Bengali film 'Bhooter Bhabishyat'. ...
  • Career advice from sister Priyanka? Thanks, but no thanks, says Meera 03-05-2013 02:41 PM

    Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra's cousin Meera, who is making her Bollywood debut with Satish Kaushik's directorial venture 'Gang Of Ghosts', says she idolises her star cousin, but doesn't need tips from her. National Award-winning actress Priyanka made her debut in Bollywood with the 2003 film 'The Hero: Love Story of a...
  • Playing a rapist is a dirty job: Satish Kaushik 08-10-2012 02:54 PM

    Mumbai: In his long career, Satish Kaushik has played it all, but never before has he played a rapist. In Nagesh Kukunooor's 'Laxmi', about human trafficking, he is cast as a slimeball who rapes and forces a 20-year-old girl into prostitution. The victim is played by Monali Thakur who was...
  • Randeep, Mahie in Satish Kaushik's gangster film 24-07-2012 12:03 PM

    Mumbai: After scorching the screen with their intimate chemistry in 'Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster', Randeep Hooda and Mahie Gill will be seen as an on screen couple once again in Satish Kaushiks next film. Our source tells us, It is a very different film for Kaushik. The film is based...
  • Review: 'Qasam Se Qasam Se' lacks originality 16-06-2012 05:39 PM

    Cast: Azim Rizvi, Faith Mehra, Rakhi Sawant, Ashwin Kaushal and Satish Kaushik Director: Ashfaque Makrani Rating: 1 out of 5. It's not every day that you get to see a film which is a collage of yesteryear's films, and that too, a horrible mish-mash. 'Qasam Se Qasam Se' lacks originality...
  • Satish Kaushik's 'Mayanagri' to roll in September 19-05-2012 04:32 PM

    MUMBAI: Filmmaker Satish Kaushik's 'Mayanagri', which deals with male prostitution, is finally ready to go on floors. The director says he will start shooting the film starting September. "Writing 'Mayanagri' was not an easy task. It's a very dramatic story of the 1980s and 1990s," Kaushik told IANS. 'Mayanagri' is...
  • Satish wants Salman for 'Pithamagan' Hindi remake 16-05-2012 01:16 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-director Satish Kaushik has bought the rights of Tamil film 'Pithamagan' and plans to rope in Salman Khan, who worked in his 2003 hit movie 'Tere Naam', for the project. "Sometimes destiny has its own way. I have a nice script for Salman Khan which is much bigger than...
  • Salman perfect for 'Pithamagan' remake: Director 16-05-2012 11:33 AM

    Mumbai: Actor-director Satish Kaushik has bought the rights of Tamil film 'Pithamagan' and plans to rope in Salman Khan, who worked in his 2003 hit movie 'Tere Naam', for the project. "Sometimes destiny has its own way. I have a nice script for Salman Khan which is much bigger than...
  • Veena's 'shocking' kiss, Saif wants to look younger 18-04-2012 11:08 AM

    Mumbai: If this piece of information is any indication, it looks like Veena Malik sure knows how to comfort her co-actors while filming intimate scenes. Ask Rajeev Anand who plays her husband in an upcoming film, and who had reservations shooting the lip-lock scene with Veena. The actor admits that...
  • My father is still a bigger star than me: Tusshar 05-03-2012 12:47 PM

    New Delhi: Tusshar Kapoor had a dream debut in Satish Kaushik's 'Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai' but some bad decisions hampered his career afterwards. Then the success of 'Golmaal' series fetched the filmmakers' attention towards him. 'Shootout at Lokhandwala', and 'Shor in the City' showcased his range. Tusshar is again all...
  • I am not giving up on solo films, says Tusshar 06-12-2011 12:18 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Tusshar Kapoor, who has been on a successful sail with multi-starrers is in no mood to give up his desire for a solo hit as he feels its a requisite to prove your worth and become a star. "I want to do solo films. In this industry no...
  • New filmmakers should think globally: Kaushik 14-11-2011 11:23 AM

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Satish Kaushik is delighted that Indian cinema has expanded globally and advises young filmmakers to think internationally to tap bigger audiences. "The world has become very small. The reach of Indian films has widened globally. No one thought that Hollywood films would do such good business here,...
  • Write your review: 'RA.One'

    Rajeev Masand says 'RA.One' is ambitious but flawed. What do you think? Write your review and win prizes. ...
  • Review: 'Mummy Punjabi' is no superhero 02-09-2011 12:17 AM

    New Delhi: The tag line of 'Mummy Punjabi' says " 'Superman Ki Bhi Maa!'; be sufficiently warned " the movie is a dud of superhero caliber. The movie stars " Kirron Kher, Jackie Shroff, Divya Dutta and Kanwaljeet Singh (among the people you might know) " the rest are almost...