Shoebite

  • Indian cinema yet to accept political stories: Shoojit Sircar September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: It took Shoojit Sircar six years to bring 'Madras Cafe' on the big screen and the director, who faced protests in South before its release, feels Indian cinema is still not ready for political stories. The film is inspired by the conspiracy and assassination of former prime minister...
  • The industry dances with you in your success: Shoojit Sircar July 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who got an opportunity to direct megastar Amitabh Bachchan in 'Shoebite', says his biggest down is that film, which is Big B's milestone performance, is not getting released. So far the director had two releases 'Yahaan' (2005) and 'Vicky Donor' (2012) and his 'Madras Cafe', a...
  • 'Madras Cafe' will relaunch Nargis: Shoojit Sircar July 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar has roped in Nargis Fakhri for 'Madras Cafe' and says that he is relaunching her in filmdom with his movie on terrorism. She made her Bollywood debut with hit musical romance 'Rockstar!' as a college going student. While her costar Ranbir Kapoor was praised for his performance...
  • Not John but the script is the star of 'Madras Cafe': Shoojit July 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Shoojit Sircar says the real star of his upcoming film 'Madras Cafe' is its content, not John Abraham who plays the lead in the spythriller. "I am content with the way my film has shaped up. I consider the script as my star and in this film also...
  • 'Madras Cafe' not connected to LTTE: Shoojit Sircar December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Shoojit Sircar has denied the buzz that his upcoming film 'Madras Cafe' is a story based on the political relations between India and Sri Lanka, insisting the flick is simply a spy thriller set in the backdrop of the two countries. Shoojit has earlier named the film 'Jaffna',...
  • Mr Bachchan is like an addiction: Shoojit Sircar October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The characters they chose to portray were imbibed with the quirks that are peculiar to Bengalis. Their trenchant reproduction of difficult roles with a certain matteroffact panache made them the toast of the town this year. Yes, this has been a lucky year for the Bengali artistes in...
  • Don't know what's happening with 'Shantaram': Big B August 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Two of his muchtalked about films have not come out yet and shedding light on them Amitabh Bachchan says shooting for 'Shoebite' is complete and that he has no clue about 'Shantaram'. "'Shoebite' was the idea that Percept (Percept Picture Company) first worked on, then UTV came into the picture...
  • Big B starer Shoebite causes woes for UTV July 24, 2008

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan starer Shoebite is making news even before it's shooting schedule has ended. As In a case of alleged copyright infringement in the Delhi High Court has restrained from further shooting the film Shoebite starring Amitabh Bachchan. This, after Percept Picture Company alleged that they were the original...