Special Chabbis

  • 'Special Chabbis' earns Rs 61 crore in two weeks February 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar's heist film has not received accolades from the critics but the heist film is also minting moolah at the box office. Within two weeks of its release, the film has collected Rs 61 crore. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#Special26 collected approx Rs 18 cr nett...
  • 'Special Chabbis' has reinvented me: Akshay Kumar February 13, 2013

    'Special 26' has opened to both good reviews and a good box-office reception collecting net Rs 26 crore. Our correspondent caught up with the team including Akshay Kumar and asked him about his reinvention in the film among other things. ...
  • Conmen pose as CBI officers to rob Delhi businessmen February 13, 2013

    New Delhi: A case similar to Akshay Kumar starrer 'Special Chabbis' has been reported from Delhi. Eight people posing as Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers arrived at a shop in Delhi's Lahori Gate area on Tuesday and tried to extort Rs 2 lakh from the businessman. But the businessman...
  • Special 26: Akshay Kumar starrer to be remade down South? February 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Neeraj Pandey-directed 'Special 26', which has garnered positive response, is likely to be remade down South. "Yes, I have received many calls since Friday. Many people from South have approached me asking for the remake rights," Pandey, who had earlier won accolades for helming "A Wednesday", told IANS. He was...
  • Akshay Kumar would love to remake 'Special 26' February 12, 2013

    Mumbai: He has done action, comedy and thriller and now actor-producer Akshay Kumar is interested in exploring roles with shades of grey, something that he has done in the past. "I will keep on doing scripts that I like. When I did 'Khakee', it was earlier given to Paresh Rawal. When...
  • I will do one Tamil film every year, if I get a good script: Manoj Bajpayee February 11, 2013

    Actor Manoj Bajpayee joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his new movie 'Special Chabbis'. Q. I loved the movie, nice dialogues and you look so fit in 'Special 26'... had a nice time. Asked by: Akanksha A. Thank you very much, it's...
  • 'Special 26' director: Thrilled with the response February 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Neeraj Pandey is a happy man, as he should be. His latest film 'Special Chabbis' has opened to rave reviews. Pandey, who grew up in Howrah, said he couldn't resist the temptation of setting a portion of his film in Kolkata since he knew the city so...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Special Chabbis', 'ABCD' February 9, 2013

    On this episode of Now Showing, Rajeev Masand also reviews 'Lincoln'. ...
  • 'Special Chabbis' Review: It's a delicious thriller you don't want to miss February 9, 2013

    Cast: Akshay Kumar, Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam Kher, Jimmy Shergill, Kajal Agarwal Director: Neeraj Pandey That director Neeraj Pandey knows a thing or two about tension is evident from his previous film, 'A Wednesday', that cracker of a thriller from 2008. This time, he builds drama and a sense of urgency in 'Special...
  • 26 reasons why you will love 'Special 26' February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Neeraj Pandey's new film 'Special Chabbis' has opened to rave reviews. The film stands on the capable shoulders of a solid cast that not only reminds you of the ingenuity of Danny Ocean's men but of every good heist film you have ever seen in your life. There are...
  • 'Special 26' Tweet Review: First day, first show February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Nobody had expected much from a new director like Neeraj Pandey when he first came up with 'A Wednesday' in 2008, but the film went on to become one of the sleeper hits of the year. It might have helped Pandey in picking up his next project but...
  • Akshay Kumar not visiting our store: TBZ February 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar is not visiting Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri Limited and his film 'Special 26' has no relation to the store in Zaveri Bazaar, says a statement from the jewellery brand. Akshay, whose new film 'Special Chabbis' is said to be based on a real-life 1980s heist in a...
  • I want to act in Telugu films: Akshay Kumar February 5, 2013

    Akshay Kumar who was recently spotted at a promotional event for his film 'Special Chabbis' expressed his interest to act in Telugu movies. "I am ready to give a screen test to work in Telugu films" said the actor. Kajal Aggarwal who is a popular Telugu actress is playing...
  • Akshay Kumar to visit 'Special Chabbis' crime spot February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Akshay Kumar, along with the rest of the cast of 'Special Chabbis', will visit the actual spot of crime, which has inspired the heist drama. The film is based on a jewellery heist in Mumbai in 1983, where conmen posing as CBI officials robbed a jewellery store...
  • Aamir takes Kiran, Azad for 'Peekay' shoot and more February 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Aamir Khan Friday began shooting for his new film 'Peekay' in Rajasthan and the actor made it a point to take his wife Kiran and son Azad along with him. Aamir has a 45-day shooting schedule lined up in Rajasthan and he couldn't afford to spend that...
  • Akshay Kumar croons at Hockey India League match January 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Riding a single-wheeler at the Dhyanchand Stadium here, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar crooned a song from his upcoming film 'Special Chabbis' for his fans who gathered to watch the hockey match between Delhi Waveriders and Punjab Warriors tonight. "It feels good to be back home. I am from this...
  • Manoj Bajpayee: I have been struggling to work with Neeraj January 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee reveals he became such a big fan of director Neeraj Pandey after watching his film 'A Wednesday' that he kept pestering him to take him in one of his films. "I was after Neeraj after seeing 'A Wednesday' that 'I want to work with you'. This is...
  • Akshay: I didn't understand the script of 'Special 26' January 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar says it took him almost four months to say yes to 'Special Chabbis' because initially he did not understand the script, which carries an important message too. "It took me around three-four months. The first time I read the script, I didn't understand. Sometimes you don't understand a...
  • Manoj: Anurag is my ticket to international films January 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee, who garnered critical acclaim for his potrayal of a ganglord in 'Gangs of Wasseypur', has received several acting offers from abroad, courtesy filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. 'GoW' was premiered at 65th Cannes International Film Festival and screened at Sydney Film Festival among others. The film seems to have been...
  • 'Special 26' Music Review: The songs reflect the theme January 22, 2013

    Music Directors: MM Kreem, Himesh Reshammiya Lyricists: Irshad Kamil, Shabbir Ahmed Singers: KK, MM Kreem, Sunidhi Chauhan, Aman Trikha, Shreya Ghoshal, Shabab Sabri, Chaitra Ambadipudi, Keerti Sagathia, Papon, Bappi Lahiri Rating: 3 out of 5 Neeraj Pandey returns to direction after four years and his latest film 'Special Chabbis' looks as invigorating as his...
  • Akshay Kumar turns singer for 'Special Chabbis' January 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood's action hero Akshay Kumar has turned singer in his upcoming film 'Special Chabbis' and has dedicated the song to his wife Twinkle. Akshay sang the song 'Mujme Tu...' in front of the media today during the music launch of 'Special Chabbis' at a cinema hall in South Mumbai. ...
  • Akshay: I have charged half for 'Special Chabbis' January 16, 2013

    Mumbai: After tasting success with 'Housefull 2', 'Rowdy Rathore' and 'Oh My God' last year, actor Akshay Kumar has decided to charge half his remuneration for his first release this year 'Special Chabbis'. "I am not worried. I don't have any kind of pressure. For me this film ('Special Chabbis') is...
  • Special Chabbis: Akshay inspires Kajal Aggarwal January 4, 2013

    Mumbai: 'Singham' actress Kajal Aggarwal says she is a big fan of superstar Akshay Kumar and will be sharing screen space with him in her upcoming movie 'Special Chabbis'. Aggarwal plays a school teacher and Kumar's love interest in the movie, which has been directed by Neeraj Pandey. "It was a...
  • 2013 will be an year of sequels and remakes December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: As we enter 2013, get set to be entertained with an interesting mix of sequels and remakes like 'Race 2', 'Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai 2', 'Himmatwala' and 'Chashme Buddoor'. Movie buffs looking for 'hatke' cinema won't get disappointed either as there's lot in store for them...
  • Special Chabbis: Watch Akshay Kumar in the trailer December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar takes you back to the 80s when raids were common. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the film stars Akshay Kumar, Kajal Aggarwal, Anupam Kher, Jimmy Shergill and Manoj Bajpayee in the lead roles. The film is slated to be released on February 8, 2013. ...
  • Special Chabbis: 'A Wednesday' director returns December 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The first poster of 'Special Chabbis' has been released. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the film stars Akshay Kumar, Kajal Aggarwal, Jimmy Shergill and Manoj Bajpayee in the lead roles. Anupam Kher will also be seen in the film. ...
  • Actress Kajal Aggarwal turns an year older June 20, 2012

    Kajal Aggarwal who enjoys a good fan base in Tamil - Telugu cinema celebrates her birthday. (June 19). The model turned actress is currently a part of several biggies in South. In Tamil, she is cast opposite two top notch heroes this year for she is the lead lady in...
  • Akshay Kumar: My son loves me in action roles March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who is returning to action after six years with 'Rowdy Rathore', says his 10-year-old son loves to see the tough side of him on screen. The 44-year-old actor said that his son Aarav was the reason he took a break from risky roles, but the...
  • Action is easier than comedy: Akshay Kumar March 10, 2012

    New Delhi: He has proved to be a 'khiladi' of both genres - action and comedy. But kicking and boxing in front of the camera is far easier than making the audience laugh, says Bollywood star Akshay Kumar. "Action is easy, it is very easy. Comedy is difficult," Akshay told IANS...
  • Kajal to act with Akshay in 'Special Chaabis' March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Kajal Aggarwal has turned out to be one of the busy actresses down south. Her diary seems full. Ask why? This year, she is appearing in a movie each alongside NTR, Ram Charan Tej, Pawan Kalyan, Suriya and Vijay. To top it all, latest news is that she...