Ugly

  • '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 high-level incidents around the world. It's the first TV series for Heigl since she left her Emmy-winning 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 quarter-final of FIFA 2014, which left the 22-year-old 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 27-29, 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: Writer-director 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 true-life inspired story after a gap of...
  • Will go to SC if needed: Anurag on not using anti-smoking 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 anti-smoking 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 2, 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, culture-driven 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 Kashyap-directed '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 decades-old rivalry between a Bollywood wannabe and a brutal police chief shines a light on Mumbai's dark side, in Indian director Anurag Kashyap's fast-moving 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 edge-of-the-seat 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...
  • GV Prakash to compose for Anurag Kashyap's next September 9, 2012

    GV Prakash Kumar, who has touched the 25th film mark in a short span ('Thaandavam' is his silver jubilee project) is going great guns in Bollywood too. After 'Gangs of Wasseypur' and 'Joker', Anurag Kashyap, one of the leading filmmakers of Bollywood, has signed the young composer for his upcoming film,...
  • New app on iPhone tells how ugly you are April 30, 2012

    The 'Ugly Meter' app on iPhone goes through and verifies all the points on the face to decide how ugly it is. ...
  • I was an Ugly Betty: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley November 24, 2011

    London: Model-actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, who is considered as one of the sexiest women in the world, has revealed she was an 'Ugly Betty' as a teenager. The 24-year-old admits she resembled the spectacle-and-brace wearing character Betty Suarez from the comedy-drama television series 'Ugly Betty', reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I was a bit of an...
  • 'Ugly Betty', America Ferrera ties the knot June 29, 2011

    Los Angeles: America Ferrera, the actress who played the leading character in the television series 'Ugly Betty', has married filmmaker Ryan Piers Williams, her long-time boyfriend, the online edition of People magazine said on Tuesday. The 27-year-old actress and Williams were married on Monday night in "an intimate setting amongst close...
  • Zimbabwe's Mbewe crowned nation's ugliest man May 31, 2011

    Harare: Zimbabwe's Austin Mbewe has been crowned the country's ugliest man after he beat eight other hopefuls in a nationwide contest for the Mr Ugly title this year. The judges were all women. Mbewe, 30, who hails from Zimbabwe's second largest city of Bulawayo, was crowned Saturday at a fun filled...
  • Jennifer Aniston calls 'Rachel' haircut ugly January 19, 2011

    London: Hollywood star Jennifer Aniston thinks that the haircut sported by her character Rachel in the hit sitcom 'Friends' during the 90s was "ugly". The 41-year-old actress, who sported a bouffant-style layered cut done by friend Chris McMillan in 1994, thinks it was the "ugliest haircut ever", Contactmusic reported. "I love...
  • Masand's Movie Review: The Ugly Truth low-brow rom-com September 12, 2009

    Cast: Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler Director: Robert Luketic A low-brow romantic comedy filled with predictable jokes, The Ugly Truth stars Grey's Anatomy's Katherine Heigl as Abby Richter, a whiny, control-freak television producer who's forced to work with a boorish, sexist Neanderthal, Mike Chadway (played by Gerard Butler) when her show's ratings begin...
  • In pics: Women who stole the show at the Emmys September 22, 2008

    Call them red carpet royalty or fashionistas, these women dressed to kill at the 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards and caused a few casualties for sure. Here are our 10 best picks from the red carpet. ...
  • Filmi Fiscal: Singh is... the box-office king August 12, 2008

    Finally there is some good news coming from the world of entertainment, courtesy Singh is Kinng. Singh is the box office king and Kumar is the new Khan and CNN-IBN’s Rohit Khilnani has figures to prove that. Singh is Kinng has made almost Rs 60 crore in its opening weekend....
  • Filmi Fiscal: Ugly Aur Pagli is a crowd puller August 5, 2008

    This week there was just one film at the theaters - Ugly Aur Pagli. So being the solo release did this film cash in? CNN-IBN's Rohit Khilnani has the answer in Filmi Fiscal. ...