UGLY

  • Bollywood's hits & pits of 2014 14 hours 8 minutes ago

    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' 17 hours 57 minutes ago

    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 19 hours 14 minutes ago

    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 22 hours 20 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • Do international Film Festivals help small films make it big? June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Let's face it. Film Festivals local or global have a certain snooty, intellectual, arty, culturedriven aura about them. An image that screams superior, exclusive, unique. The message they seem to convey is: We have nothing to do with the everyday mindless masala that you...
  • Thanks to 'Lootera', Motwane excluded from Cannes entourage May 19, 2013

    Mumbai: The producers of the Anurag Kashyapdirected 'Ugly' left with the film for the ongoing Cannes International Film Festival, but Vikramaditya Motwane, who's also a producer, was left behind. And with good reason. Motwane, who attended the prestigious film festival in 2010 with his directorial debut 'Udaan', which was screened in...
  • 'Ugly' received with enthusiasm at Cannes 2013 May 19, 2013

    Cannes: A decadesold rivalry between a Bollywood wannabe and a brutal police chief shines a light on Mumbai's dark side, in Indian director Anurag Kashyap's fastmoving psychological thriller 'Ugly' about the kidnapping of a young girl. Enthusiastically received at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday, the aptly titled film was inspired by...
  • Snapshot: Tejaswini Kolhapuri attends 'Ugly' screening at Cannes 2013 May 19, 2013

    Apart from Vidya Balan and Sonam Kapoor, another Bollywood actress Tejaswini Kolahpuri walked the red carpet at Cannes. She was recently spotted at the screening of her upcoming film 'Ugly'. She was seen wearing Pria Kataria puri creation at the red carpet while on the other day, the actress opted...
  • 'Ugly' Sneak Peek: Kashap returns with another dark tale May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The sneak peek of Anurag Kashyap's forthcoming film 'Ugly' looks interesting. It seems Kashayp is going to surprise the audience with his dark portrayal of the world around us. The film stars Ronit Roy, Tejaswini Kolhapure and Vipin Sharma in the lead roles. ...
  • 'Ugly' First Look: The poster of Anurag Kashyap's next April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has confirmed on Twitter that the poster which is doing rounds on internet is indeed of his forthcoming film 'Ugly'. The film stars Ronit Roy, Tejaswini Kolhapure and Vipin Sharma in the lead roles. ...
  • 'Ugly' to be screened at Cannes Director's Fortnight April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Anurag Kashyap's upcoming film 'Ugly' has been selected at Cannes film festival's Directors' Fortnight sidebar, taking the count of Indian films at the festival to four. The three other films that are being screened at the festival are 'Bombay Talkies', 'Monsoon Shootout' and 'Dabba'. Kashyap is returning to Directors'...
  • Anurag Kashyap: 'Ugly' is strong yet emotional November 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who is directing the thriller 'Ugly', does not want to give out too much about its narrative. However, he says it has its emotional quotient in place. "It is a very emotional film in the garb of a very strong thriller. It is a very edgeoftheseat thriller...
  • Lindsay Lohan has no regrets for troubles in life November 22, 2012

    Los Angeles: Actress Lindsay Lohan says she has no regrets for all the legal troubles and drama in her life. Lohan, 26, who has had tough days in her life be it the custody for six times or visiting a rehabilitation centre, said she wanted to be known for her...