Vikramaditya Motwane

  • 'Lootera' was higher in terms of performance than 'Ram Leela': Ranveer 07-02-2014 10:21 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh is disappointed about his critically-acclaimed film 'Lootera', also starring Sonakshi Sinha, missing from nominations at most of the award functions. Vikramaditya Motwane's period drama 'Lootera', based on author O Henry's 1907 short story The Last Leaf, had received a mixed response after its release. Ranveer, who...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Director 30-01-2014 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Sonakshi Sinha disheartened with few nominations for 'Lootera' 15-01-2014 02:51 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who garnered appreciation for her performance in Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera', is unhappy that the film failed to get nominated for this year's movie awards. The actress took to Twitter to share her disappointment, adding that the film had received enough appreciation for it to be nominated....
  • Not playing 'Krrish' like superhero in Motwane's next: Imran Khan 05-08-2013 03:01 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Imran Khan, who will work in 'Udaan' director Vikramaditya Motwane's next, says he is not playing a 'Krrish' like superhero in the movie. Imran will reportedly be seen as a Gujarati youth who is blessed with superhero powers. It will be on the lines of Batman. When asked...
  • Shatrughan: Sonakshi has done an outstanding job in 'Lootera' 16-07-2013 12:06 PM

    Mumbai: Shatrughan Sinha is a proud father. The veteran actor is so impressed with his daughter Sonakshi's performance in her latest release "Lootera" that he says he may have to take acting tips from her. "East or west, Sonakshi is the best! She has done an outstanding job in the...
  • You can't please everyone through your film: Vikramaditya Motwane 15-07-2013 10:11 AM

    Mumbai: Reacting to the mixed response to his second film 'Lootera', director Vikramaditya Motwane says it is impossible to make everyone happy. The director, who earned a lot of credibility with his internationally acclaimed 2010 directorial debut 'Udaan', didn't receive the same response for 'Lootera'. Despite being made with newcomer...
  • Watch: Con stars on screen 12-07-2013 06:59 PM

    Lootera starring Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha has collected Rs 23 crore in just five days. It turns out that Ranveer is not the only con star on screen. ...
  • I was predestined to be an entertainer: Ranveer Singh 10-07-2013 06:35 PM

    Ranveer Singh made a splash into Bollywood with his debut film 'Baand Baaja Baraat'. He may just be three films old, but Ranveer Singh is making all the right choices in the film industry. In Vikramaditya Motwane's latest film, 'Lootera', Ranveer plays a thief who falls in love with Sonakshi...
  • Stars are necessary to sell films in a better way: Motwane 10-07-2013 12:33 PM

    Mumbai: Director Vikramaditya Motwane, whose latest directorial venture 'Lootera' has actors Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles, feels that stars are the ones who pull the audience to cinema houses. Motwane's debut film 'Udaan' (2010) with popular television actor Ronit Roy was not immediately successful at the...
  • Filmi fiscal: 'Lootera' collects Rs 19 crores on opening weekend 09-07-2013 10:08 PM

    Actors Sonakshi Sinha and Ranveer Singh moved away from their comfort zone for Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera'. But did the audience respond to their new avatars and how did that translate at the box office? Mihir Trivedi gets you the numbers in Filmi Fiscal. ...
  • 5 films that take their cue from short stories 09-07-2013 12:00 PM

    New Delhi: Like any other film industry, Bollywood also has a fascination for literature. The Hindi film industry has always given importance to the stories that have immense drama values and a leaning towards the common Indian lives. The filmmakers have tried to make famous stories in such a way...
  • 'Lootera' collects Rs 19 crore in the opening weekend 08-07-2013 04:52 PM

    New Delhi: Vikramaditya Motwane's debut film 'Udaan' might not have been a commercial hit but was critically acclaimed; however, his second film 'Lootera' is both a success at the box office as well as has got good reviews from the critics. Within three days of its release, 'Lootera' has managed...
  • Sonakshi Sinha: Music plays a big role in my life 08-07-2013 04:51 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, whose songs often manage to be among the chart-busters, says she is herself a big fan of music. The 'Lootera' actress was roped in as a guest editor on popular Indian music service Saavn, and she was more than happy to be in charge of the...
  • Lootera: Did not expect to get noticed, says Vikrant Massey 07-07-2013 12:17 PM

    New Delhi: He may be getting all the adulation for his role in Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera', but TV actor Vikrant Massey says that he wasn't expecting to get noticed for his role. In a candid chat with IBNLIve.com, the actor, who is a popular face on the small screen, stated...
  • People discouraged me from taking up 'Lootera': Sonakshi 07-07-2013 10:23 AM

    New Delhi: She may be getting rave reviews for her moving performance in Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera' but Sonakshi Sinha says she was warned by many against doing the period film so early in her career. Sonakshi started her career with 'Dabangg' and went on to star in masala movies 'Rowdy...
  • Lootera: 5 reasons why the story could not be set in 2013 05-07-2013 04:24 PM

    New Delhi: They say love is a universal emotion. That it is timeless and holds as much relevance in present times as it did in the past. And yet, Vikramaditya Motwane chose the year 1953 to narrate a love story in his latest film 'Lootera'. While critics are showering laurels...
  • Friday releases: 'Lootera', 'Policegiri' hit screens 05-07-2013 03:51 PM

    Sanjay Dutt starrer 'Policegiri'and Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera' will hit tge screens on Friday. Starring Sonakshi Sinha and Ranveer Singh, 'Lootera' is said to be inspired by O. Henry's 'The Last Leaf'. ...
  • Capturing 'Lootera': Behind the scenes 05-07-2013 03:42 PM

    Watch the making of the Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha starrer 'Lootera', that releases this Friday. ...
  • I don't choose roles according to the clothes I'd wear: Sonakshi 05-07-2013 10:50 AM

    New Delhi: She may have got brickbats for her curvaceous figure many a times, but Sonakshi Sinha has no qualms in flaunting her curves. The actress who was in New Delhi recently promote her new film 'Lootera', said that she is happy the way she looks and wouldn't want to...
  • 'Lootera' Tweet Review: First day, first show 05-07-2013 10:03 AM

    New Delhi: Vikramaditya Motwane had stunned the critics with his poignant coming of age story 'Udaan'. The director's second film. 'Lootera' has already garnered good feedback from people within the film industry. Set in the 1950s, the film narrates the story of Varun Shrivastav (Ranveer Singh) and Pakhi(Sonakshi Sinha). Varun...
  • Lootera: Rajeev Masand in conversation with Vikramaditya Motwane 04-07-2013 03:05 PM

    Directed by Vikramaditya Motwane, 'Lootera' is a period romance. The film will hit the theatres this Friday. ...
  • Lootera: 5 aspects that will be scrutinised by the viewers 04-07-2013 02:44 PM

    New Delhi: Director Vikramaditya Motwane's much awaited period romance 'Lootera', starring Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha, has won the pre-release session via fantastic trailers and innovative marketing, but the real test of the film will take place at the theatres. The reputation earned by Motwane after 'Udaan' gives the audience...
  • Poonam Aunty wasn't there when the intimate scene was shot: Ranveer 04-07-2013 10:49 AM

    New Delhi: There is a reason why Ranveer Singh's energy is talked and discussed in the film industry. At the recent press conference in Delhi, while promoting his upcoming film 'Lootera, Ranveer did all kinds of antics which left everyone present quite amused. From flirting (strictly harmless) with female journalists,...
  • I use technology to push the envelope: Vikramaditya Motwane 04-07-2013 10:28 AM

    New Delhi: Vikramaditya Motwane impressed the lovers of serious cinema with his debut feature 'Udaan' (2010), and now he has come back with 'Lootera' starring Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead. He talks about his camaraderie with Anurag Kashyap and his fascination with latest technology in a candid...
  • Karan Johar wants to work with 'Lootera' director Motwane 04-07-2013 10:02 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is all praise for director Vikramaditya Motwane, has expressed his desire to work with him. Karan has seen Motwane's latest offering 'Lootera' and is going ga-ga about it. The film, a period romance, will release on July 5. Asked if he would offer projects to...
  • I hope 'Lootera' will make Rs 100 crore: Vikramaditya Motwane 03-07-2013 01:02 PM

    After garnering critical acclaim with 'Udaan', director Vikramaditya Motwane is set to release his second film 'Lootera'. The film stars Sonakshi Sinha and Ranveer Singh in the lead. The film, set in Bengal of the 1950s, is inspired by O Henry's story 'The Last Leaf'. 'Lootera', a romance period drama,...
  • Ranveer Singh: Didn't accept 'Lootera' initially 03-07-2013 12:43 PM

    Jaipur: Actor Ranveer Singh says he wasn't initially convinced with his character in Vikramadity Motwane's 'Lootera' and had denied to star in the movie. It was after he sat down with Motwane for script readings he grew confident that he can play the role of a con man in the...