SATISH KAUSHIK

  • Nagesh Kukunoor says that being invited to the Berlin International Film Festival 2015 is like 'a balm on his soul' Yesterday

    Mumbai: Indian filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, whose new film 'Dhanak' has been invited for the Generation Kplus programme of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival 2015, where it will also have its world premiere, says it's a great validation for a project made with passion. "One makes all of one's films with...
  • Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Dhanak' heads to Berlin film fest December 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor's film 'Dhanak' has been invited for the Generation Kplus programme of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival 2015. It will also have its world premiere at the festival. Shot in the bylanes of Rajasthan, the film revolves around the a little girl Pari's endeavour towards getting his...
  • IFFI 2014: Satish Kaushik appreciates Shekhar Kapur for his creative style November 24, 2014

    Panaji: It doesn't take too long to detect the camaraderie that filmmaker Shekhar Kapur shares with Satish Kaushik. And when the two interacted during a master class at IFFI 2014, it turned out to be an entertaining and enriching experience for the delegates. Satish, who introduced himself as...
  • Satish Kaushik: Cinema has no language, 'Dead End' has proved it July 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Actorfilmmaker Satish Kaushik is ecstatic after his new project "Dead End" was named the best at the Network of Asian Fantastic Films in Seoul. This is the second win for the film, which was awarded the Network of Asian Fantastic Films Award at the 12th Hong KongAsia Film Financing Forum...
  • 'Dekh Tamasha Dekh' is a mix of comic and tragic socio-political capers, says director Feroz Abbas Khan April 14, 2014

    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 March 21, 2014

    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 March 21, 2014

    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 the...
  • Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor anticipating limited release for his upcoming film 'Lakshmi' March 20, 2014

    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 if...
  • Gang of Ghosts: Audiences will fall in love with ghosts, says Mahie Gill March 15, 2014

    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, the audience...
  • 'Gang of Ghosts' trailer crosses two lakh views on YouTube February 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Satish Kaushik's forthcoming movie 'Gang of Ghosts' has got over two million hits on videosharing 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 in theatres...
  • Why Nagesh Kukunoor delayed the release of 'Lakshmi' January 18, 2014

    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 make...
  • Snapshot: Doesn't Meera Chopra remind you of cousin Priyanka Chopra? October 17, 2013

    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 September 24, 2013

    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' September 11, 2013

    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, a...
  • Actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik turns lyricist for 'Gang of Ghosts' September 4, 2013

    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 with...
  • Snapshot: Anupam Kher's new look in 'Gang of Ghosts' May 23, 2013

    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 May 3, 2013

    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 Awardwinning actress Priyanka made her debut in Bollywood with the 2003 film 'The Hero: Love Story of a Spy'...
  • I am an actor and not a star, says Annu Kapoor March 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Annu Kapoor, who was applauded for convincingly playing Dr. Chaddha in 'Vicky Donor' last year, describes himself as an "actor". "I am choosy because what will I do until there is a good script? I am not a star, I am an actor. If an actor does not get...
  • Playing a rapist is a dirty job: Satish Kaushik October 8, 2012

    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 one...
  • Randeep, Mahie in Satish Kaushik's gangster film July 24, 2012

    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 around...
  • Review: 'Qasam Se Qasam Se' lacks originality June 16, 2012

    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 mishmash. 'Qasam Se Qasam Se' lacks originality from the...
  • Satish Kaushik's 'Mayanagri' to roll in September May 19, 2012

    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 a film...
  • Satish wants Salman for 'Pithamagan' Hindi remake May 16, 2012

    Mumbai: Actordirector 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 'Tere...
  • Salman perfect for 'Pithamagan' remake: Director May 16, 2012

    Mumbai: Actordirector 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 'Tere...
  • Veena's 'shocking' kiss, Saif wants to look younger April 18, 2012

    Mumbai: If this piece of information is any indication, it looks like Veena Malik sure knows how to comfort her coactors while filming intimate scenes. Ask Rajeev Anand who plays her husband in an upcoming film, and who had reservations shooting the liplock scene with Veena. The actor admits that...
  • My father is still a bigger star than me: Tusshar March 5, 2012

    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...