Sudhir Mishra

  • Indo-Russia pact planned for new BrahMos missile version August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Supersonic cruise missile manufacturer BrahMos Aerospace on Friday said it is hopeful that a pact to develop a sleeker and faster 'mini' version of the missile will be signed during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India in December this year. "We are hoping to sign a tripartite agreement...
  • Cinema reflects society, society rarely reflects cinema: Kajol March 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Kajol Wednesday attended a special session at the 15th edition of FICCI Frames 2014 and said it's unfair to say that one gets influenced by watching cinema. The star of films like 'Dushman' and 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', was speaking on the ideas behind censorship guidelines. "My kids are in...
  • 'D Day to 'David': 10 films which deserved more appreciation at the box office December 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Episodic film 'David' or heart-wrenching mother-daughter drama 'Mai' or rare medical thriller 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' are some of the cinematically superlative films, but they failed to click at the box office. Here is a list of 10 such films that deserved better viewership and appreciation than what they got: David:...
  • Kareena Kapoor: Want to work with Sudhir Mishra, Dibakar Banerjee December 18, 2013

    Mumbai: With the signing of a film each with Dev Benegal and Rohit Shetty, actress Kareena Kapoor has embarked on a new phase in her career. She says she is now keen to create a balance in the nature of her films. "As a commercial actress, I've done it all. Now...
  • Sudhir Mishra: What kind of male morons are we portraying in our cinema? December 2, 2013

    Mumbai: "Where are the soft, slightly unsure men with doubt and longing in their hearts?" asks filmmaker Sudhir Mishra, who feels men are not portrayed appropriately in Indian cinema. Mishra, known for directing movies like 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi', 'Chameli', and 'Yeh Saali Zindagi', took to micro-blogging site Twitter to express his...
  • Nikhil Advani didn't quit 'Mehrunissa' because of me: Chitrangada October 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Putting an end to reports about director Nikhil Advani quitting 'Mehrunissa' because of her, actress Chitrangada Singh said "there's no truth in that article". "I saw that whole article and it was ridiculous. Nikhil gave me a call that morning and said, 'Chitrangada, looks like you are managing a lot,'...
  • 'Pehla Aap Janab' is a tribute to Lucknow: Sudhir Mishra August 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra says his production venture 'Pehle Aap Janab', all set to go on floors this year, will be a tribute to his home town. The film was earlier titled 'Mehrunissa', but now it has been renamed 'Pehle Aap Janab'. "The film is set in Lucknow and I want to...
  • 'Mehrunissa' reunites Big B, Rishi on screen after 22 years August 11, 2013

    Mumbai: They were part of the cast of 'Delhi-6', however, the duo didn't have any scenes together. But Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor will face each other on the big screen after 22 years to play friends, who have not spoken to each another for 25 years, in Sudhir Mishra's...
  • Big B to shoot for 'Mehrunnisa' in Lucknow August 9, 2013

    Lucknow: Mega star Amitabh Bachchan would be shooting for Sudhir Mishra's next film 'Mehrunnisa' in the old city of the state capital, some time after Eid, sources said Friday. A lavish stage is being erected in the Chowk area for the shoot, which will see Big B, as Amitabh Bachchan is...
  • Sudhir Mishra: Strong women in my films are inspired by LSR students July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The quintessential woman in Hindi films either uses her sexual appeal to step up the corporate ladder or finds contentment in playing the conventional roles - a docile daughter, a devoted wife and a caring mother. But director Sudhir Mishra makes a conscious attempt to give female characters...
  • Amit Sadh refuses to play young Rishi Kapoor in 'Mehrunissa' June 17, 2013

    Mumbai: 'Kai Po Che!' actor Amit Sadh was reportedly roped in to play the younger version of Rishi Kapoor in the much-anticipated film 'Mehrunissa', but a source close to the young actor has denied the news. The project, based on the life of the 20th wife of Mughal emperor Jehangir, is...
  • We only want glamorous actresses on-screen: Sudhir Mishra April 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sudhir Mishra, whose films 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi', 'Dharavi' and 'Chameli' saw women playing strong characters, feels actresses today are not chosen on the basis of their talent. Mishra's said actresses these days are just used for "glam quotient and sizzling item numbers". "I really miss those days when directors...
  • I am quite a romantic, says Sudhir Mishra April 23, 2013

    Mumbai: He may be making films on serious issues, but Sudhir Mishra confesses that unlike his movies, he is a romantic person in real life. "I am quite a romantic. I was also one of those studs who always falls in love," he told reporters here Monday at the music launch...
  • Sudhir Mishra's women are towers of strength January 22, 2013

    New Delhi: What happened in Delhi on December 16, 2012 shocked the entire nation and started a debate about women security and the factors responsible for the moral degradation of culprits involved in such heinous crimes. Some analysts pointed towards the role films play in invoking such a situation. Critics of...
  • 'Inkaar' could have been a Madhur Bhandarkar film January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Has Bollywood really come of age? There are films which are pushing the boundaries and coming out of the realms of the usual potboilers. But you only have to scratch the surface to see how the bravest of filmmakers prefer to stick to stereotypes than venture out in...
  • Sudhir Mishra: 'Inkaar' is about love and ambition January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sudhir Mishra has always portrayed strong female protagonists in his films and his latest offering 'Inkaar' is no exception. In an interview with IBNLive, Mishra talks about what motivated him to write women characters that can carry their own burden. "Things depend a lot on your personal experiences....
  • 'Inkaar' is an urban fable on relationships, using sexual harassment case as a trigger: Sudhir Mishra January 18, 2013

    Director Sudhir Mishra joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his movie 'Inkaar'. Q. What prompted you to do this movie? Asked by: Shaym Vadalker A. In a urban workspace today, men are confronting women who are demanding their rightful place. Women are questioning their independent & asserting...
  • 'Inkaar' Tweet Review: First day, first show January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Expectations are usually high when it comes to watching a Sudhir Mishra film. The talented filmmaker has in the past given some incredible, thought provoking films to cinema lovers which are till date discussed. From writing the brilliant satirical 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron' to directing the classic 'Hazaaron...
  • Inkaar: 10 life lessons from Sudhir Mishra's films January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: From writing the screenplay of 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron' to directing 'Inkaar', Sudhir Mishra has witnessed a lot of changes around him and the Hindi film industry. Such an arduous journey gets reflected in his films which put limelight on different shades of relationships. A careful look on...
  • Inkaar: No explicit scenes in in the film January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Although Sudhir Mishra's 'Inkaar' talks about sexual harrasement at the workplace and word 'sex' has been used 262 times in it, but reportedly the director has not used any explicit scenes to narrate his story. The film is releasing Friday with U-A certificate, and the real content will revealed...
  • Sudhir Mishra: B'wood is the least problematic place January 16, 2013

    Mumbai: At a time gender issues are dominating headlines, filmmaker Sudhir Mishra's latest offering 'Inkaar' is bound to evoke more than usual interest. Starring Arjun Rampal and Chitrangada Singh in the lead roles, the film explores the theme of sexual harassment at the workplace. But Mishra, a director known for his...
  • Arjun not a typical Bollywood hero: Sudhir Mishra January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sudhir Mishra has teamed up with Arjun Rampal for the very first time in 'Inkaar' and he says the actor is finally getting roles that suit him. 'Inkaar' deals with sexual harassment at work-place and also stars Chitrangada Singh. Rampal, 40, has successfully managed to shake off his...
  • Mehr Jesia: Proud of Arjun Rampal's act in 'Inkaar' January 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Model-turned-actor Arjun Rampal is getting accolades for his role in the upcoming movie 'Inkaar' - even if they are coming from his wife and ex-supermodel Mehr Jesia. After a special screening here of the movie, directed by the veteran Sudhir Mishra, Mehr was effusive in her praise. "I am very,...
  • Chitrangada relates to her character in 'Inkaar' January 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Her choice of films and roles have have earned her the 'bold' tag in Bollywood but actress Chitrangada Singh feels she is real and much more subtle than other heroines. "I don't think I am bold. It is not the right word. I am not physically bold but...
  • 'Inkaar' is not about obvious sleaze: Sudhir Mishra January 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sudhir Mishra, whose upcoming release 'Inkaar' deals with the issue of sexual harassment at work-place, says the film is not sleazy in any way. In the film, actress Chitrangada Singh plays a creative director of an advertisement agency, who files a case of sexual harassment against her...
  • Watch: Arjun Rampal, Chitrangda on their upcoming movie 'Inkaar' January 12, 2013

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to actor Arjun Rampal and Chitrangda Singh about their forthcoming movie 'Inkaar'. The movie is directed by Sudhir Mishra. ...
  • FTN: Time for cinema to introspect on how it portrays women? January 11, 2013

    Sagarika Ghose discusses with the team of 'Inkaar' - including director Sudhir Mishra and actors Chitrangada Singh and Arjun Rampal - whether it is time for cinema to introspect on how it portrays women. Below is the full transcript of the show: Sagarika Ghose: Hi there. We are continuing our focus...