THE ITALIAN JOB

  • Separated At Birth: 'The Italian Job' and 'Players' March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Hollywood has always been a source of inspiration for film industries around the world, and Bollywood is no exception. However, sometimes the level of inspiration gets really close to copying the original in an exact way. We have started a series called 'Separated At Birth' to point out...
  • Players: Sonam says boldness is not stripping January 5, 2012

    Mumbai: She is not donning a bikini in 'Players' but her recent act of flipping the middle finger has left many flummoxed, however, for actress Sonam Kapoor, being bold does not mean stripping but to 'stand out from the rest' and make the right noises about it! "In my personal life,...
  • Thrillers are difficult to make: AbbasMustan January 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Bollywood director duo AbbasMustan, who are back with another actionthriller 'Players', after having made such edgeoftheseat flicks for almost two decades, say that making thrillers is quite complex but they still are in love with the idea. The formidable duo have been making films in this genre for long and...
  • 'Players' reflects the modern age, says Bipasha December 27, 2011

    Kolkata: Bipasha Basu, who will next be seen in 'Players', the official remake of 'The Italian Job', said the film is different from the 2003 Hollywood movie. "The directors AbbasMastan have shot the film in a very Indian way. As compared to the female lead in The Italian Job, my...
  • Showing middle finger is no big deal for Sonam December 20, 2011

    Mumbai: After starting her career as a shy and demure lass, Sonam Kapoor has undergone a complete transformation for her next film 'Players', where she is seen showing her middle finger. "I don't believe in censorship so whether they like it or not, I really don't care about it. I just...
  • Abhishek in awe of Michael Caine November 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who will be seen in 'Players', the Hindi remake of Hollywood actionthriller 'The Italian Job', says he is smitten by Michael Caine who starred in the original film. "I love the attitude that Caine carried in all his films. I've lost count of how many times...
  • New Zealand PM visits the set of 'Players' June 30, 2011

    Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key dropped by on the sets of AbbasMustan's 'Players' and took a crash course on film making from the director duo. ...
  • My sign language improved in Russia: Bipasha May 20, 2011

    New Delhi: It seems Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu, who has wrapped up shooting for AbbasMustan's Players in Russia, faced a lot of language issues there. She says her sign language skills have improved after her stay in the country. "Last day in St. Petersburg! Russia is a wonderful and beautiful place!...
  • Bips plays smart October 14, 2010

    Bipasha Basu has signed AbbasMastans remake of The Italian Job (now titled Players) starring Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Bobby Deol and Neil Nitin Mukesh. Says an insider, After seeing her sizzling avatar in Rohan Sippys Dum Maro Dum, the directors and the producers decided to sign her. Her character...
  • Sonam replaces Katrina in 'The Italian Job' August 15, 2010

    Sonam Kapoor will replace Katrina Kaif in AbbasMustans remake of The Italian Job. The directors were keen to have Kat as they had worked with her earlier in Race, but she ditched them for a Yash Raj project with Imran Khan. Now the duo, who have secured the rights to...