VIKAS BAHL

  • 'Haider', 'Queen' win top honours at Screen Awards, Priyanka Chopra adjudged best actress January 14, 2015

    The 21st annual Screen Awards saw Vishal Bhardwaj's critically acclaimed film 'Haider' winning top honours along with Vikas Bahl's 'Queen'. Actress Priyanka Chopra was adjudged the Best Actress of 2014 for her powerful performance in 'Mary Kom'. Shahid Kapoor won the best actor award for his brilliant performance in 'Haider'....
  • Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt's 'Shaandaar' to release on September 4 January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor-Alia Bhatt starrer 'Shandaar' is all set to hit theatres on September 4, 2015. The destination wedding drama, which is directed by Vikas Bahl of 'Queen' fame, is being co-produced by Karan Johar's Dharma productions and Phantom films. "Dharma and Phantom proudly present Shandaar... Starring Shahid and Alia... Directed by...
  • Snapshot: Alia Bhatt steps out without make-up and still looks gorgeous January 5, 2015

    This isn't something young actresses are comfortable with. But when it comes to Alia Bhatt, she is adept at pulling off a no make-up look really well. Even without a scrap of make-up, Alia looked absolutely gorgeous. The actress, who was spotted at Mumbai airport, was late in wishing her...
  • Karan Johar: Technology killed romance January 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has helmed some of Bollywood's most romantic films since making his directorial debut with 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' in 1998, says that the increased use of technology in daily lives is taking romance away from people. "Technology definitely killed romance....how can Facetime and Skype ever replace...
  • Rajkumar Hirani, Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl: The 6 master filmmakers of 2014 December 30, 2014

    As the saying commonly goes, 'the Director is the captain of the ship'. And as the captain, the director has to steer the ship (in this case, the film) in the right direction so the audience understands and gets entertained by his vision. Many a times, a director makes or breaks...
  • Snapshot: Alia Bhatt posts a grumpy selfie with Sahid Kapoor on the last day of 'Shaandaar' shoot December 24, 2014

    The last day on the sets of 'Shaandaar' was not a cheerful one for the lead pair, Alia Bhatt and Shahid Kapoor. Alia Bhatt took to Instagram, posting a photo of her and Shahid with sad faces. It also stars Shahid's father and veteran actor Pankaj Kapur and Sanjay...
  • Sanjay Kapoor: You will only be looking at me in 'Shandaar' December 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor-turned-producer Sanjay Kapoor says the audience will love his character in Vikas Bahl's upcoming "fun film" titled 'Shandaar'. Talking about his role in 'Shandaar', he said: "It's about a destination wedding, it's a fun film. And you will love my character. My character is too funny. You will only be...
  • 'Going Home' is a special short film, says Alia Bhatt October 22, 2014

    Mumbai: If the masses loved her in movies like 'Highway' and 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', Alia Bhatt has again won many a heart. Her latest short film 'Going Home', based on women's safety, has gone viral on social networking site. The actress says the film is close to her. The...
  • Why Pankaj Kapur as the lecherous old painter Don Pedro in 'Finding Fanny' is one of Indian cinema's most interesting artists September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Wiping his hand across the scraggy stubble, the old, cynical artist Don Pedro Cleto Colaco looks leeringly at the the voluptuous old widow Rosie Eucharistica. "I want to paint you," he says, bowing down low in a smooth movement. The older, but still attractive woman, blinks, taken aback....
  • Snapshot: Alia Bhatt reveals the first look of her upcoming film 'Shaandaar' with Shahid Kapoor September 10, 2014

    Awww! Don't Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt look cute together? The actress recently posted a photo on Twitter, from the sets of their upcoming film 'Shaandaar'. Directed by Vikas Bahl of 'Queen' fame, the film is currently being shot in the UK. 'Shaandaar' is reportedly based on destination weddings and...
  • Alia Bhatt to romance Shahid Kapoor in Vikas Bahl's 'Shandaar' September 2, 2014

    Mumbai: After wooing audience with her brilliant performances in 'Highway' and 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', actress Alia Bhatt has begun shooting for her upcoming film 'Shandaar'. The film is directed by Vikas Bahl of 'Queen' fame and has Shahid Kapoor playing Alia's love interest. "Today is day one of #Shaandaar !!!!...
  • I'll start shooting for Vikas Bahl's next with Shahid: Alia Bhatt August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Alia Bhatt, who is gearing up to work with Vikas Bahl in "Shandaar", says he is a very talented director. "I am going to start shooting for Vikas Bahl's next film with Shahid. I'm very excited to work with Vikas. He is a great person to work with and...
  • Shahid Kapoor is a fabulous actor and a supportive costar: Alia Bhatt July 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Alia Bhatt, who has confirmed she has signed Vikas Bahl's "Shaandar" for a role with Shahid Kapoor, says she's a fan of the actor, whom she first fell in love with when she was all of 11. "I'm a huge Shahid Kapoor fan. I must have been 11 years old...
  • Alia Bhatt likely to work with Shahid Kapoor in 'Shaandar' April 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Vikas Bahl has expressed his desire to cast Alia Bhatt opposite Shahid Kapoor for his next film titled 'Shaandar', which is slated to go on the floor in August this year. "We have finalised Shahid. I would like to have Alia in the film, but we are still working...
  • A talent that emerges rapidly: Amitabh Bachchan on Kangana Ranaut March 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan finds actress Kangana Ranaut, who has been lauded for her last release 'Queen', immensely talented. The 71-year-old was impressed after watching the comedy-drama, which was directed by Vikas Bahl. It also starred Rajkummar Rao and Lisa Haydon. "Two quick events... A marriage of associate daughter, and...
  • Overwhelmed with the success of 'Queen', says Kangana Ranaut March 14, 2014

    Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut's latest film 'Queen' directed by Vikas Bahl has struck a chord not only with the audiences but also the film industry. CNN-IBN's Piya Hingorani caught up with the actress and got her talking about the success of the film. ...
  • Kangana Ranaut is endearing in 'Queen': Arbaaz Khan March 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut seems to have swept the entire Hindi film fraternity off its feet with her performance in 'Queen'. Actor-director Arbaaz Khan is the latest celebrity to be floored by the actress' performance in the movie. He has called her an extremely gifted actor. "I am going to personally talk to...
  • Awards? Not interested, says Kangana Ranaut March 8, 2014

    Mumbai: National Award winning actress Kangana Ranaut, who is receiving rave reviews for her performance in 'Queen', says she prefers appreciation from the audience over trophies. "I am not interested in awards. I have already won a lot of awards... the audience's appreciation is important for me," she said. "I am getting...
  • 'Queen' review: Rare, disarming film that has you smiling throughout March 7, 2014

    Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkumar Rao Director: Vikas Bahl There's a moment towards the end of Queen when our heroine Rani (Kangana Ranaut) sways on the edge of slipping back into her old life. She hesitates, the moment passes, and you feel Rani's sheer sense of liberation as she turns her back on...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Kangana, Rajkumar, Vikas talk about 'Queen' March 7, 2014

    Directed by Vikas Bahl, the 'Queen' is starring Kangana Ranaut, Lisa Haydon and Rajkummar Rao in lead roles. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN's Sushant Mehta, the actors and filmmaker talk about the film and events behind the camera. ...
  • Kangana Ranaut is beyond brilliance in 'Queen': Karan Johar March 6, 2014

    Filmmaker Karan Johar says he had fun while watching Vikas Bahl's new film 'Queen' and its actresses - Kangana Ranaut and Lisa Haydon were 'brilliant'. "'Queen' is the most fun I have had at the movies in a very long time! Vikas Bahl is a star and Kangna is beyond brilliance!...
  • Queen: I relate to the kind of fighting spirit Rani has, says Kangana February 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut's character Rani from the film 'Queen' lacks confidence, but the actress says she relates to the fighting spirit and "never give up" attitude associated with the role. Directed by Vikas Bahl, 'Queen' focuses on a girl named Rani, her journey of growing up as an individual, and how...
  • 'Queen' was tougher to film than 'Gangs of Wasseypur' for Anurag Kashyap January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Anurag Kashyap is known for his low budgets and simplistic films, but the filmmaker's upcoming production 'Queen' has been one of his toughest films so far. Produced by Viacom Motion Pictures and Phantom Films and directed by Vikas Bahl, the Kangana Ranautstarrer was shot across 140 locations in three...
  • Kangana Ranaut is overconfident in real life: 'Queen' director January 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut is a 'fashion queen' and 'overconfident' in real life unlike her role in the forthcoming movie 'Queen', says its director Vikas Bahl. "Kangana is overconfident in real life. She is a fashion queen and her approach towards her life is absolutely different (from her character in the...
  • Will 'Queen' turn out to be a game changer for Kangana Ranaut? January 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Vikas Bahl, who has roped in Kangana Ranaut to play the protagonist in his film 'Queen', says he didn't consider any other actress to play a married girl who goes on a honeymoon without her spouse. Bahl said: "I always wanted Kangana for the film. Kangana was the...
  • I have no plans for marriage, I like to be alone: Kangana Ranaut January 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut, who is gearing for the release of her womencentric film 'Queen', says she has no plans for marriage as off now as she is busy with other priorities in life. "I have no plans for marriage and I like to be alone. There are other things in...
  • 'Queen' teaser: Too much information? Kangana Ranaut asks for honeymoon tips December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Since movie teasers play an instrumental role in giving the viewers an insight into the plot of the project, filmmakers want them to be effective and interactive. To ensure upcoming Bollywood project 'Queen' comes across as a fun and quirky film, the makers have come up with an...
  • 'Queen' neither about Marilyn Monroe, nor showbiz: Kangana October 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut has said that her character in the film 'Queen' has got nothing to do with the late Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe's life or even with show business. "'Queen' is the story of a very naive girl who lives in the Delhi suburbs and goes on her honeymoon...
  • Ram Charan is an outstanding talent, says Ranveer Singh June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh has denied being a part of the Hindi remake of Ram Charan Tejastarrer Telugu movie 'Magadheera'. Asked if he is part of the remake, Ranveer said, "It's not true, not right now." "I have seen 'Magadheera' and I was absolutely blown away by it. I think Ram Charan...