TIGMANSHU DHULIA

  • I have not yet reached 'interval' stage of my career: Anupam Kher November 6, 2014

    Indore: He may have spent nearly three decades in the Hindi film industry and done some memorable roles, but Bollywood veteran Anupam Kher thinks he has not yet reached even the "interval" stage of his career. "I have to continue for the next 30 years. I have not yet reached the...
  • Actress Shruti Haasan travels to Bhopal for Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Yaara' shoot October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Shruti Haasan is currently in Bhopal for the shooting of filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia's next 'Yaara', an official remake of the 2011 French film 'Les Lyonnais'. The movie, which went on floors in June this year, also stars Irrfan Khan, Vidyut Jamwal, Amit Sadh besides the 28-year-old actress. "Hello Bhopal!...
  • Think the casting went wrong with 'Bullet Raja', but nobody told me this while I was making the film: Tigmanshu Dhulia October 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Film-maker Tigmanshu Dhulia, whose last outing "Bullet Raja" bombed at the box office, feels the cause was that somewhere the casting went wrong. "I think the casting went wrong with Bullet Raja. Many people told me casting was wrong but when I was making the film, nobody told me... even...
  • Samant Chauhan designs a costume for Tigmanshu Dhulia's upcoming film 'Yaara' October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Designer Samant Chauhan has fulfilled his dream of styling for a film by teaming up with "great storyteller" Tigmanshu Dhulia for "Yaara". He says the inspiration to create the wardrobe for the period friendship drama was the 1970s fashion. "I am designing costume for 'Yaara' and officially this is...
  • Anurag Kashyap: I'd like to tell longer stories on the small screen June 29, 2014

    Leh: Innumerable melodramatic family dramas and romantic sagas are currently dominating the small screen and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is hoping to break the clutter with his finite series "Yudh". He says if the medium allows "good" tales, he's ready to make more for it. "Yudh", due to go on air in...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: For me 'Yudh' has been an amazing experience June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, all set to make his grand fiction debut on television with 'Yudh', hopes that the unique story of the series will help him connect to a larger audience. 'Yudh' boasts of a plethora of talent in its writing and casting departments, led by Bachchan's...
  • It's B-grade entertainment, everybody will like it: Tigmanshu Dhulia on 'Revolver Rani' April 11, 2014

    Mumbai: After a tepid response to his last movie 'Bullett Raja', filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia is confident that his upcoming comedy-drama 'Revolver Rani' will do well at the box-office. Featuring Kangana Ranaut and Vir Das in leading roles and directed by debutant Sai Kabir, the film is a satire and unusual love...
  • Acting takes precedence for filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia April 10, 2014

    Mumbai: For the next one month and more, filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia will completely turn into an actor. He will be shooting for two projects every day. "I am reviving the days of Shashi Kapoor and Govinda who did more than one shift per day. No actor does double shifts any more....
  • Tigmanshu Dhulia steps into Shammi Kapoor's shoes for 'Hero' remake March 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The casting of Nikhil Advani's remake of Subhash Ghai's 1983 blockbuster 'Hero' just got far more interesting and engaging. Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia has been cast as debutant Aathiya Shetty's father, a role played by the late Shammi Kapoor in the original. Shammi Kapoor had played father to Meenakshi Seshadri's character. Dhulia...
  • Ayushmann Khurrana to do 'Milan Talkies'? January 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has been approached for Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Milan Talkies'. There is a buzz that Ayushmann, 29, has been signed for the film, to be produced by Ekta Kapoor, and it is expected to go on the floors in a few months. "The talks are still on but nothing...
  • Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Bullet Raja' gets Rs.1 crore dole in UP January 14, 2014

    Lucknow: Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday presented a cheque of Rs.1 crore to the director and producer of Hindi film 'Bullet Raja' as it was extensively shot in Uttar Pradesh. Director Tigmanshu Dhulia and producer Rahul Mita also thanked the chief minister for financially assisting films shot in Uttar Pradesh,...
  • 'Sri Siddhartha Gauthama', 'Pied Piper' win best film at DIFF December 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan film 'Sri Siddhartha Gauthama' and Indian director Vivek Budakoti's 'Pied Piper' have bagged the best film award at the second edition of the Delhi International Film Festival. The closing ceremony was attended by filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia, who said he wants to shift the base of Hindi...
  • Tigmanshu Dhulia: I don't think I can make films like Prabhudeva December 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Comparisons between 'Bullett Raja' and 'R...Rajkumar' have been doing the rounds ever since the release of the two films was announced on two successive Fridays. But Prabhudeva and Tigmanshu Dhulia feel the comparisons are not only odious, they are also uncalled for. While Saif Ali Khan starrer 'Bullett Raja' came...
  • e Lounge: I like playing role of a gangster, says Saif December 2, 2013

    In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan said that he likes the role of mafiagangster guy. Saif who has played the role of a gangster in his latest movie 'Bullett Raja' added that his character in the film is charming and entertaining....
  • 'Bullett Raja' earns Rs 13 crores in its first two days December 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia's latest offering 'Bullett Raja' may have missed the target at the box office, but it did decent business by earning approximately Rs.12 crore to Rs.13 crore in two days of its release, say trade pundits. The Saif Ali Khan and Sonakshi Sinhastarrer came out Friday. Rajesh Thadani of...
  • Overwhelmed with the response of 'Bullett Raja': Vidyut Jamwal December 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Vidyut Jamwal is overwhelmed with the response he is getting for his performance in the recently released film 'Bullett Raja'. After being appreciated in 'Commando' and 'Force', Vidyut made a special appearance in the Saif Ali Khan starrer film. Even though it was a guest role in the...
  • 'Bullett Raja' review: The film disintegrates into a bloody revenge saga November 29, 2013

    Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Jimmy Shergill, Raj Babbar, Ravi Kishen, Vidyut Jamwal, Gulshan Grover, Chunky Pandey Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia In a scene early on in Bullett Raja, two thugs ruefully discuss how Raja (Saif Ali Khan) and his friend Rudra (Jimmy Shergill) wreaked havoc on their gang. One man tells...
  • e Lounge: Saif, Tigmanshu team up for 'Bullett Raja' November 29, 2013

    Based in Lucknow, director Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Bullett Raja' is a story of two goons played by Saif Ali Khan and Jimmy Shergill. Sonakshi Sinha, the female lead, plays an aspiring actress from Kolkata. Saif Ali Khan's last outing on the big screen was as a blonde wannabe zombie hunter in...
  • Mimicked Tigmanshu for 'Bullet Raja' role: Chunky Panday November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Chunky Panday, who has played the character of London Tiwari in Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Bullet Raja', says he mimicked the filmmaker for this role. The 51yearold actor also says that he was surprised when offered a role in the movie, which the nationalaward winning filmmaker especially penned down for...
  • Saif Ali Khan: I don't think I am a superstar November 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Nationalaward winning actor Saif Ali Khan, who will be next seen in Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Bullett Raja', says he dislikes fame and stardom and does not attach much significance to it. "I don't like stardom... It is not important for me. I want to be respected as a person and money...
  • Bullett Raja: 15 'Tamanche pe disco' dialogues November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Tigmanshu Dhulia gained a lot of prominence in the Hindi film industry with his critically and commercially acclaimed films such as 'Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster' and 'Paan Singh Tomar'. The filmmaker is known to have a good grip on UP's crime underbelly. From his first film 'Haasil' to...
  • 'Bullett Raja' Tweet Review: First day, first show November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Saif Ali Khan's last outing on the big screen was as a blonde wannabe zombie hunter in his own production 'Go Goa Gone'. In his new film 'Bullett Raja' a diametrically opposite character. Based in Lucknow, director Tigmanshu Dhulia's film is a story of two goons played by Saif...
  • Friday Release 'Bullett Raja': Will Sonakshi be lucky for Saif as well? November 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Sonakshi Sinha is the lucky mascot of Bollywood these days. The project is bound to get a good opening if she is in it. Once again, she is ready to exercise her boxoffice charm with this week's major release 'Bullett Raja'. Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, the film features...
  • Bullett Raja: Saif Ali Khan blasts Delhi media, apologises later November 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Saif Ali Khan today provoked the ire of the media when he along with his costars from his upcoming movie 'Bullett Raja' reached late by three hours for an event here. The moment the 43yearold reached the venue of a function, organised by the Delhi Election Commission, the...
  • Bullett Raja: Saif, Sonakshi to spread awareness about voting rights November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Actors Saif Ali Khan, Sonakshi Sinha and director Tigmanshu Dhulia of the film 'Bullett Raja' will spread among people awareness of their voting rights during a bike rally to be organised here by the poll panel, an official said. "The bike rally to be organised in the Civil Lines...
  • Saif Ali Khan: The original risk taker in Bollywood November 25, 2013

    New Delhi: We don't give enough credit to Saif Ali Khan. In an industry where it is easy to get typecast on the basis of Friday Box Office collection, the actor has stealthily grown with each passing film and has even dared to break some rules here and there while...
  • Can't question a filmmaker like Tigmanshu: Vidyut Jamwal November 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Vidyut Jamwal, who will be seen in Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Bullett Raja', says the director is such a fine filmmaker that it's difficult to question his decision or doubt his instructions. "It's not a big role in 'Bullett Raja', but the action I do in the film is completely different,"...
  • Kissing scenes are not required in Indian films: Saif Ali Khan November 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan, who locked lips with costars in 'Hum Tum' and 'Salaam Namaste', believes Indian movies can do without kissing scenes as it doesn't "suit us". During a conversation on TV chat show 'The Front Row', host Anupama Chopra asked Saif about a statement that he and his...