Udaan

  • Pilot killed in two-seater plane crash, wreckage found in Gondia December 25, 2013

    The young pilot of a two- seater training aircraft, which went missing on Tuesday after it took off from Bisri Airfield in Gondia in Maharashtra, was killed when it crashed into the mountains, Police said on Wednesday. The wreckage of the plane belonging to Rajiv Gandhi National Flying Institute in Gondia...
  • 'Luck By Chance' should have made money: Zoya Akhtar October 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar feels sad when good films fail to garner applause from audience at the box office. She was surprised when audience did not understand her debut film 'Luck By Chance'. "I feel sad when good films do not make money. A good filmmaker should make good money,...
  • You can't please everyone through your film: Vikramaditya Motwane July 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Reacting to the mixed response to his second film 'Lootera', director Vikramaditya Motwane says it is impossible to make everyone happy. The director, who earned a lot of credibility with his internationally acclaimed 2010 directorial debut 'Udaan', didn't receive the same response for 'Lootera'. Despite being made with newcomer Rajat Barmecha...
  • Lootera: 5 aspects that will be scrutinised by the viewers July 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Vikramaditya Motwane's much awaited period romance 'Lootera', starring Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha, has won the pre-release session via fantastic trailers and innovative marketing, but the real test of the film will take place at the theatres. The reputation earned by Motwane after 'Udaan' gives the audience...
  • I hope 'Lootera' will make Rs 100 crore: Vikramaditya Motwane July 3, 2013

    After garnering critical acclaim with 'Udaan', director Vikramaditya Motwane is set to release his second film 'Lootera'. The film stars Sonakshi Sinha and Ranveer Singh in the lead. The film, set in Bengal of the 1950s, is inspired by O Henry's story 'The Last Leaf'. 'Lootera', a romance period drama,...
  • Ranveer Singh's 'Lootera' act June 8, 2013

    Ranveer Singh is starring next in Udaan director Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera' and Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Ram Leela'. ...
  • Vikramaditya Motwane gifts Ranveer the 'Lootera' bike June 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Vikramaditya Motwane has gifted Ranveer Singh the vintage bike he is seen riding in the upcoming period-drama 'Lootera' after the actor fell in love with it. Ranveer is seen riding an Ariel bike in the film set in 1950s Kolkata. These bikes have stopped manufacturing and only a few...
  • I am nervous about 'Lootera': Vikramaditya Motwane March 16, 2013

    Mumbai: After garnering critical acclaim with 'Udaan', director Vikramaditya Motwane says he is nervous about the release of his second film 'Lootera'. His directorial debut 'Udaan' (2010) was selected for the Cannes Film Festival and also won seven Filmfare awards, but it was not immediately successful at the box office. "Though I...
  • I wish I could direct Vikramaditya's films: Anurag Kashyap March 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who has co-produced Vikramaditya Motwane's directorial 'Lootera', admits he gets jealous of Vikramaditya whenever the latter directs a film. At the first look launch of 'Lootera', when asked how does he stop himself from taking away a film with a great story from another director, Kashyap said:...
  • First Look: Ranveer Singh, Sonakshi Sinha in 'Lootera' March 16, 2013

    Vikramaditya Motwane has directed 'Lootera', which is about two lovers who get married only to get divorced. ...
  • Freida doesn't come with baggage of Hollywoood star: Rajkumar March 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Rajkumar Yadav, who will share screen space with internationally acclaimed Indian actress Freida Pinto in 'NH10', is quite impressed with his co-star's down-to-earth attitude and describes her as a wonderful person. Seen in films like 'Love Sex Aur Dhokha' and 'Kai Po Che!', Rajkumar recently met the actress, who...
  • The shrinking shelf life of Indian film music July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: One of the regular days, as I made my way to work this morning I switched on the music on my phone and listened to 'Naav' from 'Udaan' (2010). Yes, it has been almost two years since the movie released but this track still imparts ginormous inspiration and sweeping...
  • I shouldn't be a producer: Anurag Kashyap May 10, 2012

    Of all the people in the world, I shouldn’t be a producer,” says Anurag Kashyap. “I don’t understand accounts. But someone has to step up and make these movies,” he adds. Kashyap, for those who don’t know, is best known as the director of 'Black Friday' and 'Dev D'. For...
  • Kashyap wants to hire Aamir Khan to market films March 16, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap wants to hire perfectionist Aamir Khan to market his movies. Raising a point on marketing films in the right way in India and abroad, at a session in the ongoing FICCI Frames event here, Anurag said he was impressed by the way the 47-year-old actor-producer promotes his...
  • Ranveer Singh injured while shooting 'Lootera' March 15, 2012

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed then Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh has met with an accident and has received serious back injuries during the shooting of his forthcoming film 'Lootera'. The actor was apparently shooting in Dalhousie. Ranveer is said to be in extreme pain and the shooting...
  • Ranveer, Sonakshi in Vikramaditya Motwane's next November 17, 2011

    After making his debut with the critically acclaimed film 'Udaan', Motwane finally announced his new film 'Lootera'. ...
  • No dearth of talented directors in B-wood: Anurag April 22, 2011

    There is no dearth of talented directors in Bollywood but they get wasted because producers are busy chasing established names, says filmmaker Anurag Kashyap who had struggled a lot to release his first film Black Friday. "This industry only follows what you have done before. It goes by your previous box...
  • 'Udaan' , 'Dabangg' sweep 2010 Filmfare awards February 7, 2011

    The 56th Filmfare awards were held on Saturday and 'Udaan' made a clean sweep. ...
  • Small-budget 'Udaan' sweeps Filmfare Awards January 30, 2011

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol won the best actor and actress award respectively for My Name Is Khan at the 56th Filmfare Awards on Saturday, which was ruled by small budget movie Udaan that bagged as many as eight trophies. Karan Johar walked away with the best director award for...
  • 'Udaan' steals the show at Star Screen Awards January 7, 2011

    While Salman Khan won the Jury's choice Best Actor Award for Dabangg, Shah Rukh Khan won the same by Popular choice. ...
  • Bollywood has new kids on the block December 30, 2010

    Catch the new starry-eyed, fresh faces of 2010 that got a launch pad in Bollywood. ...
  • Has Inception eaten up Udaan, Tere Bin Laden? July 22, 2010

    The English film Inception turned out to be so huge that it has eaten up a humongous share of the Bollywood box office this week, leaving Udaan and Tere Bin Laden with crumbs. This should have been expected. Christian Nolan’s films have their own huge fan base in India and Inception...
  • Everyone will relate to 'Udaan': Director July 19, 2010

    Mumbai: Udaan directed by debutant Vikramadtiya Motwane received a thunderous applause at the Cannes Film Festival this year. Back in India, the film opened on Friday and has been well received by the Indian audiences. To back that, the reviews are also in favour of the film. Not many films are...
  • Success tastes very sweet: Rajat Barmecha July 19, 2010

    Actor Rajat Barmecha is on cloud 9. His debut film Udaan has not only got the thumbs up from critics but is doing well at the box-office too. Manisha Mahaldar caught up with the new kid on the block and got him talking about his experience of working in the...
  • 'Udaan' actor punches Ronit Roy July 17, 2010

    Mumbai: Good scripts come with a lot of pain for actors and Ronit Roy for sure would agree. In the film Udaan, there is a scene where the lead actor, Rajat Barmecha had to punch Ronit Roy in anger. But the punch was so hard that Ronit was in serious...
  • Masand: 'Udaan' is a lovingly crafted film July 26, 2010

    Director: Vikramaditya Motwane Cast: Rajat Barmecha, Ronit Roy, Aayan Boradia, Ram Kapoor It's hard not to be moved by the coming-of-age journey at the heart of director Vikramaditya Motwane's Udaan. It's an inherently sincere and deeply affecting story of 17-year-old Rohan (played by newcomer Rajat Barmecha) who's thrown out of boarding school...
  • Lamhaa, Tere Bin Laden hit theatres today July 16, 2010

    Rahul Dholakia's 'Lamhaa' has been banned in the middle east and Abhishek Sharma's 'Tere Bin Laden' is facing a revising committee in Pakistan for its release. ...
  • B'wood has huge market abroad: Anurag Kashyap July 13, 2010

    Mumbai: There's a huge market abroad that is open to Indian films and it's not just non-resident Indians (NRIs), says Anurag Kashyap whose production Udaan was screened at the Cannes film festival. He also dismisses speculation that he has always wanted only Aamir Khan in his next directorial venture. "Cannes was a...
  • Now Showing: 'Bumm Bumm Bole', 'Remember Me' May 16, 2010

    Rajeev Masand reviews this week's films. ...
  • 63rd Cannes Film Festival begins May 12, 2010

    Over to France now, where the 63rd Cannes Film Festival kicked off a today despite some delays caused due to the stormy weather.. the fest will continue for another 11 days and here's a sneak preview of it... It's an age old tale about a man stealing from the rich...