Umesh Shukla

  • Luv Sinha invites fans to send scripts January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Luv Sinha, who is trying to revive his family's production house Shotgun Movies, has invited all his fans to send in their 'registered scripts'. The actor took to Twitter to announce the news. "If you have a registered script and want to pitch it, drop us a mail at...
  • Ranveer Singh to do a film with Umesh Shukla? December 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh is likely to do a film for 'Oh My God' fame director Umesh Shukla. "There are few ideas that I have which I have discussed with Ranveer. The subject that I have, he suits perfectly, hence want to chose him. He has liked it too," Umesh...
  • Abhishek Bachchan begins shooting for 'Mere Apne' October 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan has begun shooting of 'Oh My God' director Umesh Shukla's next, titled 'Mere Apne'. In the upcoming drama, Asin with play the female lead opposite the 37yearold actor. "Today starts yet another journey. First day jitters always get to me. New dawn, new day, new...
  • 'Oh My God' director denies the reports of working with Arshad Warsi July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Umesh Shukla was offered noted Marathi writerdirectoractor Girish Joshi's comic thriller, starring Arshad Warsi, to codirect but he cannot take it up as his hands are already full with multiple projects. The script for the new movie is penned by Bhavesh Mandalia, who had earlier written 'OMG ...
  • Arshad Warsi's next a comic thriller with 'OMG' director July 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi has been roped in for a comic thriller to be jointly directed by 'Oh My God' director Umesh Shukla and noted Marathi actordirector Girish Joshi. Apart from helming the film as a producer, Umesh Shukla will also be jointly directing it with noted Marathi writer director...
  • Arshad Warsi is extremely talented, says filmmaker Umesh Shukla July 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Umesh Shukla will team up with noted Marathi writerdirectoractor Girish Joshi to direct a comic thriller featuring Arshad Warsi in the lead. It has been penned by Bhavesh Mandalia, who made people sit up and take notice of his writing skills in hit movie 'OMG: Oh My God!', which...
  • Abhishek's leading lady in 'Mere Apne' not finalised yet June 11, 2013

    Mumbai: 'Oh My God!' fame director Umesh Shukla has teamed up with Abhishek Bachchan for 'Mere Apne', but says that he hasn't finalised any actress for the female lead in his next directorial venture. According to reports, Asin Thottumkal was to be part of the film. However, Shukla said: "We have...
  • Paresh Rawal to play Om Prakash's role in 'Chupke Chupke' remake June 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Umesh Shukla has roped in actor Paresh Rawal to step into Om Prakash's shoes for the new version of the cult classic 'Chupke Chupke'. "So far we have only finalised Paresh Rawal, who will play Om Prakash's role," Shukla, who had directed 'Oh My God' with Paresh in the...
  • Asin, Abhishek to work in Umesh Shukla'e next June 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Asin is likely to team up with Abhishek Bachchan for a comedy film directed by 'Oh My God' fame director Umesh Shukla. "We did speak to her about it (film). But it is at an early stage. Nothing is finalised yet," Shukla told PTI. Abhishek and Asin earlier featured together...
  • 'OMG' director to present Abhishek in a new avatar January 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Umesh Shukla, who tasted success with his debut film 'Oh My God', will be next working on a comedy project with actor Abhishek Bachchan in the lead. "I am doing a film with Abhishek. I have met him and narrated the story line in short. He has liked...
  • 'OMG' director to rope in Sonakshi for his next? December 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Umesh Shukla, director of 'OMG Oh My God!', has been approached to helm a family drama with actress Sonakshi Sinha in the lead. "Talks are on, but nothing is official right now. I have not signed it yet. I am developing a script right now and I am...
  • Ranbir to star in 'Oh My God' director's next? November 8, 2012

    Mumbai: After the success of 'Oh My God', director Umesh Shukla plans to wield the megaphone for a romantic comedy (romcom) film, with Ranbir Kapoor or Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead. It is tentatively titled Lukka Chuppi. "I am working on the script right now. It's a romcom this time. It...
  • Sequel is on its way: 'Oh My God' director October 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal left a strong impact on the viewers with their latest film 'Oh My God' and they are likely to take the story ahead with a sequel. Director Umesh Shukla says he has started scripting the sequel. Shukla told IANS: "Yes, there is a scope for...
  • Akshay's 'Oh My God' suit on auction for charity October 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has put one of his suits from the film 'Oh My God' on auction for charity. The proceeds will go to Muktangan schools. "Someone has rightly said, 'No one has ever become poor by giving'. And taking that thought forward, I'm auctioning one of my suits...
  • Paresh Rawal defends 'OMG' against blasphemy charges October 3, 2012

    Mumbai: While a cacophony of protests rose against the antiritualistic attack on religion in Umesh Shukla's 'Oh My God', the film's leading man and coproducer Paresh Rawal remains unfazed. The film is an adaptation of his Gujarati play 'Kanji Virrudh Kanji' and features him as an atheist. "There was no fear of...
  • Oh My God: Will Akshay be third time lucky in 2012? September 29, 2012

    New Delhi: It seems trade pundits were right when they declared in the beginning of 2012 that the year is going to belong to Akshay Kumar. The actor has again made his presence felt with 'Oh My God'. The film has opened to mainly positive reviews with most of the...
  • Oh My God: 10 reasons to watch the film September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Producer Akshay Kumars Oh My God is based on a Gujrati play Kanji Virrudh Kanji. It has also taken elements from Paresh Rawals Hindi play Krishna vs Kanhaiya. The film is refreshing in its approach and has featured a new idea. However, this is not the only reason...
  • Friday Release: Akshay's brave attempt 'Oh My God' September 27, 2012

    New Delhi: In the beginning the year 2012 was said to be Akshay Kumar's year as he had some big releases lined up. Towards the end of 2011, Akshay Kumar gave a moderately successful film 'Desi Boyz', and thus he was expected to consolidate his position in the New Year. The...
  • Oh my god: Sonakshi Sinha to do an item number June 21, 2012

    Industry insiders have it that Prabhudeva who has become red hot in Bollywood, will be doing an item number with his 'Rowdy Rathore' lead lady, Sonakshi Sinha. Buzz is that Prabhudeva and Sonakshi Sinha will be seen in an item number in Akshay Kumar's next film, Oh My God, a film...