UGLY

  • Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor are Bollywood’s most stylish stars: Vineet Singh January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Actor Vineet Singh was first noticed for his work in 'Gangs of Wasseypur'. Last year he was seen in Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly', a somber tail about a girl's abduction plot, which shows the darker sides of human nature. In a previous interview to IBNLive he called his character...
  • ‘Ugly’ star Vineet Singh was moved by Charlie Chaplin’s autobiography, uses Osho's works as spiritual guide January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Vineet Singh was recently seen in Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly', a dark tail about a girl's abduction plot. In a previous interview to IBNLive.com, he called his character from 'Ugly' selfish and self-serving. The actor has been nominated for the 21st Annual Life OK Screen Awards in the best...
  • Rahul Bhat: I was not ready to do silly movies with mediocre directors January 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Rahul Bhat, who made his small screen debut with the popular TV series 'Heena' in 1998, says he likes to produce TV shows but is not interested in acting in it. After 'Heena', Rahul went on to produce shows like 'Tum Dena Saath Mera', 'Chhu Kar Mere Mann Ko'...
  • 'Bobby Jasoos' to 'Children of War': 10 films of 2014 that deserved better January 1, 2015

    Mumbai: These films of 2014 deserved better and should have got a larger audience. 1. Ugly: A beautiful portrait of the darkest areas of the human heart, where greed, guilt and gluttony scamper freely for space. Anurag Kashyap's film was swamped by the "PK" wave that hit the theatres at year-end....
  • I want to work with Anurag Kashyap again and again: Vineet Singh December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Vineet Singh, best known as murabba man of 'Bombay Talkies', says he gets creative satisfaction when he works with director Anurag Kashyap. Vineet currently stars in Kashyap's latest release 'Ugly', which marks the third collaboration between the director-actor duo after 'Gangs of Wasseypur' and anthology film 'Bombay Talkies'. "Anurag...
  • Tejaswini Kolhapure: I don't have to read the script to work with Anurag Kashyap December 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Tejaswini Kolhapure, whose debut film 'Paanch' with Anurag Kashyap didn't release, says she is a huge fan of the filmmaker's work and she would blindly do any film with him. "I faced a huge problem during 'Paanch' as there were lots of issues but I am satisfied that 'Ugly'...
  • Watch: 5 good, intolerable Bollywood movies from 2014 December 27, 2014

    In this week's episode of 'Now Showing', Rajeev Masand shares with the viewers a list of five good and five intolerable Bollywood movies from 2014. He also has a roundtable with the actors. ...
  • Anurag Kashyap played a psychological game on 'Ugly' sets: Vineet Singh December 27, 2014

    Vineet Singh plays the overtly selfish Chaitanya Mishra in Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly', a role that kept him on his toes since the start. While shooting a scene where Chaitanya is taken in remand by the police, Singh went through over 50 slaps. His hands were cuffed and tied to the...
  • 'Ugly' review: Twists galore, Anurag Kashyap's latest keeps you hooked December 27, 2014

    Film: 'Ugly' Cast: Rahul Bhat, Ronit Roy, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Girish Kulkarni, Surveen Chawla Director: Anurag Kashyap Rating: 4/5 New Delhi: Right in the beginning of 'Ugly', there is a scene where Rahul Bhatt and Vineet Singh go to file a case of a missing child. The inspector on duty, played by a brilliant Marathi...
  • Bollywood's hits & pits of 2014 December 26, 2014

    Really great films were few, and hard to come by this year. Think about it. How many films made you feel good about the 200 bucks you spent on buying the ticket? How many films made you think, how many challenged you, how many delivered an experience that felt original...
  • Vineet Singh to play Paro's second lover in Sudhir Mishra's 'Aur Devdas' December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Sudhir Mishra's upcoming film is a present time adaptation of the classic novel 'Devdas'. But what makes it different is that the plot runs political connotation. Even though 'Aur Devdas' is an adaptation, filmmaker Mishra has introduced some new characters to bring a new twist to the story. ...
  • Watch: Anurag Kashyap talk about religion, politics and films December 26, 2014

    Indian film director Anurag Kashyap talks about his recently released film 'Ugly' and much about religion and politics. ...
  • Anurag Kashyap, please don't make films like 'Ugly' any more: A passive-aggressive letter from a heart-broken viewer December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: One of the first things we noticed while watching the film 'Ugly' was how real it looked. What the actors wore, how they spoke and how they reacted was only too relatable. It was slightly disturbing, even. We're aware that we sound like we enjoyed Anurag Kashyap's latest offering...
  • 'Ugly' tweet review: It has a compelling story but makes you a tad bit uncomfortable December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Anurag Kashyap always makes his viewers think. His latest- 'Ugly' is a gritty thriller narrating a story of upmanship of two men in search of their daughter. Featuring Ronit Roy, Tejaswini Kolhapure and Rahut Bhat, the story is of cat and mouse chase in search of a missing child....
  • Rahul Bhat: 'Ugly' is a classic, it's a bit dark but has a gripping story December 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Rahul Bhat, who will be seen on the big screen with 'Ugly', says thanks to young, creative directors and new stories, these are great times for actors in the country. Rahul, who became popular with a lead role in TV series 'Heena', tried his luck at films with duds...
  • Surveen Chawla: I am certain that 'Ugly' will grow through word-of-mouth December 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Surveen Chawla, who plays a C-grade item girl in 'Ugly', hopes the movie finds a strong audience through a positive word of mouth. Directed by Anurag Kashyap, 'Ugly' released on Friday -- a week after Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK' hit the screens - and set the cash registers ringing at...
  • 'Ugly': Ronit Roy says he felt 'like a little boy' that Anurag Kashyap had to guide on the sets December 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Happy and excited that his long-pending film 'Ugly' will hit the screens before 2014 ends, actor Ronit Roy says that while shooting the movie, he felt like a little boy who was being guided by director Anurag Kashyap. Ronit, who was last seen as Arjun Kapoor's autocratic dad in '2...
  • We won't have as many screens as 'PK': Anurag Kashyap on 'Ugly' December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Anurag Kashyap, who lost the battle against an anti-tobacco disclaimer in all the scenes in his film 'Ugly', says he has not given up on the issue, but admits he had to compromise. Kashyap had challenged the rules under the Cigarettes and Tobacco Products Act, which makes it compulsory for...
  • It was wonderful working with Anurag Kashyap in 'Ugly', says music composer GV Prakash Kumar November 29, 2014

    Chennai: Southern composer G.V Prakash Kumar, who has worked with Anurag Kashyap in both parts of 'Gangs of Wasseypur', has made his Hindi singing debut with the filmmaker's upcoming psychological thriller 'Ugly'. Prakash, nephew of A.R Rahman, has also composed the music for the film. "It was wonderful working with Anurag in...
  • 'The Ugly Truth' star Katherine Heigl returns to TV with 'State of Affairs' July 14, 2014

    Beverly Hills: Katherine Heigl is returning to television, with her mother in tow. She stars on the new fall series 'State of Affairs,' playing a CIA attache who informs the president on highlevel incidents around the world. It's the first TV series for Heigl since she left her Emmywinning role on...
  • FIFA World Cup history: The beautiful game has had its ugly moments July 7, 2014

    The whole world felt the agony when Brazil star Neymar was stretchered out of the ground after a ghastly foul by Colombia's Juan Camilo Zuniga in the quarterfinal of FIFA 2014, which left the 22yearold with a broken vertebra, while ending his World Cup and putting Brazil's chances of another...
  • Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly' leaves audience numb at Leh film festival June 30, 2014

    Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly', which created waves at the Cannes International Film Festival earlier this year, made its Asia premiere here and left an audience full of filmmakers, army trainees and media, numb with its 'ugliness'. The thriller about complex relationships around a tragedy, its underlying connotation and stupendous performances left the...
  • LIFF 2014: 'Ugly' to premiere, a special retrospective on director Akiro Kurosawa June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The third edition of the Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) to be held in Leh June 2729, will have multiple highlights while Anurag Kashyap's "Ugly" will have a green carpet premiere, there will be a special retrospective on the globally acclaimed filmmaker Akiro Kurosawa. The focus country for the...
  • Award-winning Bengali film 'Phoring' selected for LA film festival April 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengali film 'Phoring', which was screened in the IFFI-2013, has been selected for the Los Angeles Film Festival of independent experimental Indian films. The film, which deals with a boy stepping into his adulthood and the attendant questions that appear in his mind, will be screened on April 12 and vie...
  • Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly' to open New York Indian Film Festival April 2, 2014

    New York: The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will open with Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly', a sensational tale of corruption, indifference, and systemic violence that begins with the disappearance of an aspiring actor's 10-year-old daughter. Celebrating its 14th year, NYIFF, widely recognised as the oldest, most prestigious Indian film festival in...
  • Censor Board discriminated against 'Shahid': Hansal Mehta January 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Writerdirector Hansal Mehta has accused censor board of discrimination, saying his film 'Shahid' was rated 'A' while big films like 'Ramleela' and 'Madras Cafe' were given U/A certificate despite having kissing and violent scenes. Mehta, who made a return to filmmaking with the truelife inspired story after a gap of...
  • Will go to SC if needed: Anurag on not using antismoking disclaimers in 'Ugly' December 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says he will fight till the end against the Censor Board's objection to his refusal to add antismoking disclaimers in his upcoming directorial venture 'Ugly'. And if the need arises, he will even approach the Supreme Court. Kashyap has filed a petition in the Bombay High Court...
  • Blown by the promo of Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly': Nikhil Dwivedi September 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Nikhil Dwivedi is eagerly waiting for the release of Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly'. The actor has really enjoyed the promo of the psychological thriller. "Blown by the promo of Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly'. Particularly excited to see dear friend Tejaswini Kolhapure in it. Life comes full circle for her," he...
  • 'Ugly' trailer: Anurag Kashyap returns with a dark thriller September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The makers have revealed the first trailer of director Anurag Kashyap's much awaited psychological thriller 'Ugly'. The film features Girish Kulkarni, Ronit Roy, Tejaswini Kolhapure and Vipin Sharma in pivotal roles. The trailer shows the dark underbelly of a metropolitan city where several personalities live within the same...
  • Besharam, Dabba: Don't miss these 5 films with unusual scripts July 1, 2013

    There is no denying the fact that Bollywood, which turned 100 this year, has now become the largest filmmaking body across the world. As the movies with unusual elements being made in a year witnesses a spurt, the number of takers increase and the revenue generated gets bigger. We give...