SHEKHAR KAPOOR

  • Shekhar Kapoor's 'Bandit Queen' is deeprooted Indian cinema, we failed to recognize the masterpiece in India: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra July 17, 2014

    Leh: Even though filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra clearly states that he doesn't make films to send out any message, his muchtalked about film 'Rang De Basanti', lauded for its humor, lightheartedness and positivity, left an indelible impact on the viewers. And the way it blended past with the present, political...
  • 'What does not affect you today, might knock at your door tomorrow': Bollywood celebrities ask citizens to vote wisely April 17, 2014

    The Indian film industry, which prides itself on its secular image, appears to be taking sides for the first time during this Lok Sabha elections with several Bollywood A-listers asking people to vote "smart" and choose wisely. Here are some of the top tweets: ...
  • Cannot believe Farooq Sheikh is no more: Amitabh Bachchan December 28, 2013

    New Delhi: When on screen actors were busy wooing their lady love with one liners, one actor changed the face of romance in early 80s. Farooq Sheikh brought innocence in his romance and clicked right away with the audiences. The 65yearold actor died on Saturday morning of heart attack. And,...
  • 25 celebrity vacations you wouldn't want to miss September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Even though your favorite stars are busy jetting across the country, hopping from one city to another to promote their films and adhering to painstaking touring, they do manage to take time out from their hectic lives for a well-planned vacation. Still unconvinced? Take a look at the holiday...
  • First Look: Kamal Haasan is back with 'Vishwaroop 2' July 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Kamal Haasan is back with the sequel of his muchcontroversial film 'Vishwaroop'. Though, the film is still under production, the first poster of the film is out and shows Kamal Haasan in a Muslim attire. The film also stars Rahul Bose, Shekhar Kapoor, Pooja Kumar, Andrea Jeremiah and...
  • Tamil stars give a thumbs up to 'Vishwaroopam' February 7, 2013

    Kamal Haasan's much awaited 'Vishwaroopam' finally made it to the screens in Tamil Nadu after passing a lot of hurdles and tests. And now, the verdict is out. The public is viewing it today, but the South celebs got to watch it last evening. After the screening of the movie,...
  • 'Vishwaroopam' kicks up controversy ahead of release December 7, 2012

    Chennai: Just a month ahead of its release, actor Kamal Haasan's trilingual 'Vishwaroopam' (Vishwaroop in Hindi) has generated much controversy over the actor's proposal to release the movie also on DTH platforms with the move not going down well with theater owners in Tamil Nadu. The techsavvy actor's unique idea of...
  • Won't give up Hrithik for anyone: Shekhar Kapur July 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Oscarnominated filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has dismissed rumours that he has replaced Hrithik Roshan with Ranbir Kapoor in his ambitious project 'Paani'. The speculation was sparked off when he had a casual meeting with Ranbir recently. "Oops! Can't I meet an actor I like without setting off rounds of speculation? And...
  • Maharashtra government cheated me: Subhash Ghai April 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai today said he felt 'cheated' by the Maharashtra government even as prominent Bollywood personalities expressed shock on the verdict of the Supreme Court upholding the Bombay High Court order quashing the 20 acre land allotted to his film school Whistling Woods International. Ghai, who founded the school...
  • Shekhar Kapur to play Kamal Haasan's uncle February 10, 2012

    Mumbai: The casting of Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam' just got even more intriguing. While earlier we had the 20something Sonakshi Sinha being cast as the film's 57yearold leading man Haasan's love interest, we now have Shekhar Kapur who is just 12 years older than him playing his uncle in the film. Their...
  • Rains bring both pleasure, pain for celebs July 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Incessant rains in Mumbai have cooled down the city, but long traffic jams and waterlogging have added to the woes of the people including Bollywood celebrities some are complaining about traffic jams though others have plans to enjoy the weather. It has been pouring continuously in Mumbai since...
  • First Cut: 'Mittal vs Mittal' is relevant March 26, 2010

    Quite a few films have dealt with marital rape in India Daman, Provoked (though in English) and Matrubhoomi to name a few. Karan Razdan's film, Mittal v/s Mittal, deals with a particular case involving Karan Mittal (Rohit Roy) and Mitali Mittal (Rituparna Sengupta). Karan is a rich Casanova businessman who...
  • Rahman visits Ajmer dargah, laments unkempt state November 23, 2009

    Ajmer: Oscar Award winners, musician AR Rehman and sound technician Resul Pookutty visited the Dargah of Moinuddin Chisty in Ajmer on Saturday. Accompanied by acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapoor, the award winning duo offered a Chadar at the shrine. Rehman and Pookutty who won the coveted Academy award for their work in the...