VISHAL

  • Things turn bitter between Tamil actor Vishal Krishna and South Indian film artistes' association president R Sarath Kumar November 21, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Vishal has hit out at South Indian Film Artistes' Association president R Sarath Kumar for threatening to remove him from SIFAA for allegedly making derogatory remarks. Vishal has denied making any such remarks against the association and asked Sarath to produce proof. Sarath Kumar had stated in Tiruchirappali yesterday that...
  • Looking forward to Modi's 'Make in India' vision: Infosys November 18, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil spoke to the CEO of Infosys Vishal Sikka about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Australia. Sikka said, "Modi's speech at Allphones Arena was inspiring. He speaks from heart." Sikka also said that he is looking forward to Modi's "Make in India" vision. ...
  • Kalki Koechlin: I'm a huge Vishal Bhardwaj fan and want to work with him November 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Kalki Koechlin, who has maintained a balance between art and commercial cinema, says she now wants to work with filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj. "I am a huge fan of Vishal and I want to work with him. His films are both commercial and offbeat. I think he is very talented,"...
  • I would love to do 'Fear Factor' and 'Khatron ke Khiladi': Vishal Karwal November 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Vishal Karwal, who came into limelight with reality TV shows like 'MTV Roadies Season Four', 'Splitsvilla' and 'Big Boss Season 6', says that big screen actors are more acclaimed and recognised as compared to television stars. The 28-year-old, who is currently portraying the role of Rajveer in daily soap...
  • Is Tabu working with Meghna Gulzar on a film based on the Aarushi Murder case? October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Meghna Gulzar, who is directing a film based on Aarushi Muder case, has reportedly teamed up with Tabu again for the film. When asked to confirm the news, Meghna didn't deny the news, but said: "I am unable to comment on that right now. I am extremely sorry." Sources close...
  • Snapshot: 'Haider' wins People's Choice Award at Rome Film Festival October 26, 2014

    Rome: Actor Shahid Kapoor and filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj attended the screening of their latest venture 'Haider' at the 9th edition of Rome Film Festival, Italy. Bhardwaj's adaptation of 'Hamlet' won the People's Choice Award in Mondo Genere at the Rome Film Festival.While Shahid stopped to take pictures with his fans,...
  • Voting is our responsibility towards the nations: Vishal Dadlani October 15, 2014

    Bollywood music composer Vishal Dadlani appeals to voters to go out and vote. He said, "Voting is our responsibility towards the nations." ...
  • We can once again become bellwether of IT industry: Vishal Sikka October 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Leveraging next generation technologies like artificial intelligence, software services major Infosys is confident of returning to industry-leading growth and regaining its position as the bellwether of the over US dollar 100 billion Indian IT industry. Vishal Sikka, who took over as CEO of the Bangalore-based firm in August, has been...
  • Tamil actors Vishal Krishna Reddy, Arya, Karthi, Jiiva and Jeyam Ravi to work together in a film for a good cause October 10, 2014

    Chennai: Popular Tamil film actors like Vishal Krishna Reddy, Arya, Karthi, Jiiva and Jeyam Ravi will join hands to work in a yet-untitled Tamil film free of cost. The profits earned through the film will be invested in the construction of a new building for South Indian Film Artistes Association...
  • Omar Abdullah denies complaining about 'Haider' to Vishal Bhardwaj, demands a retraction October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has denied a news article which claimed that he had complained against Vishal Bhardwaj's latest film 'Haider' which is based on militancy in the state. Abdullah, on his Twitter account stated that he hadn't watched the film yet and hence the point...
  • Haider, Harud, Shaurya: Films that depicted the grim reality of Kashmir October 8, 2014

    Vishal Bhardwaj's latest 'Haider' has once again brought to the fore the grim reality that exists in the picturesque Kashmir. Terrorism ridden, the beautiful valley has been subjected to wars, torture and destruction for years now. While the state provided the best locales for shooting films in the 1960s, over...
  • We know you love the word 'chutzpah' but probably you are pronouncing and using it wrong: Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' gives Indians a new obsession October 7, 2014

    Filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj has given Indians a new word to love. His hero Haider, playing the titular role in Bhardwaj's violent adaption of Hamlet set in Jammu and Kashmir, uses the word 'chutzpah' often and with devastating cynicism to express his disenchantment and frustration with the militancy that cost his...
  • 10 hard-hitting dialogues from Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' October 4, 2014

    Movies have the power to leave an indelible impact on the minds of the viewers. They not only make us think, but also play an instrumental role in changing the way we think. And filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj does exactly the same with his projects. His films not only open up...
  • 'Haider' review: Solid, well-acted movie that deserves your time October 2, 2014

    Director: Vishal Bhardwaj Cast: Tabu, Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Kay Kay Menon There's a sweeping, operatic quality to Haider, director Vishal Bhardwaj's robust staging of Hamlet against the troubled landscape of Kashmir at the peak of militancy in the mid-nineties. The ongoing insurgency, which has pitted militants and separatists...
  • 'Haider' tweet review: Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' is an interesting, convincing adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' October 2, 2014

    If you've read literary works by William Shakespeare, you've, in all probability, not missed 'Hamlet'. Referred to as one of the greatest works by Shakespeare, the play blends - assassination, revenge, deceit, madness and moral corruption in a manner which is hard to ignore and believe. Considering the fact that...
  • 'Haider' is set amidst the Kashmir conflicts of 1995: Vishal Bhardwaj October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, whose next 'Haider' has been written by Kashmiri journalist Basharat Peer, says the movie is set in the year 1995, which was the peak of militancy in the Valley. The 49-year-old director says it was with the help of Basharat, the author of Curfewed Night, an eyewitness...
  • Bollywood praises Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider'; will it become the greatest film of all time? October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Renowned filmmakers like Deepa Mehta, Mira Nair and Hansal Mehta among others have hailed Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' as a must watch. The industry has come in full support of the on-screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's play 'Hamlet', starring Shahid Kapoor in the titular character. Many took to Twitter to praise...
  • 'Haider' is the best film of my career, it has everything that I haven't done before: Shahid Kapoor September 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor has given one of the biggest hits of his career with Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Kaminey' and now the duo has teamed up again for 'Haider', which the actor says is the best film of his career so far. "I can proudly say 'Haider' is the best film of my...
  • It is unfair to compare 'Bang Bang!', 'Haider', say trade experts September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: One of the biggest weekends of the year, starting Oct 2, will see the release of two films - Hrithik Roshan's 'Bang Bang!' and Shahid Kapoor's 'Haider', which are as different as chalk and cheese in terms of theme, budget, cast, and sensibilities. Hence, trade experts opine that...
  • Vishal sir has made some iconic films, 'Haider' will open a new chapter in my career: Shraddha Kapoor September 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor says being a part of Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming film 'Haider' will open a new chapter in her nascent career because the director has a reputation for making acclaimed movies. Shraddha, who has given two back-to-back hits like 'Aashiqui 2' and 'Ek Villain', said she feels...
  • Shahid Kapoor: I hope Vishal Bhardwaj casts me in his next film and I hope that film is 'Kaminey 2' September 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor's "Haider" with Vishal Bhardwaj is ready to come out, but that is not enough for the actor. His wish is that the filmmaker should make "Kaminey 2" with him. While reports are doing the round that Shahid is, in fact, already a part of "Kaminey 2", the actor...
  • Haemorrhaging talent, Infosys' new CEO allows staff to use Twitter, Facebook September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Infosys Ltd's new CEO has come up with a novel approach to reviving the financial fortunes of India's trailblazing outsourcing firm: use Facebook at work, tweet, but get the job done. Infosys has long been run as a conservative company known for keeping strict tabs on work hours and sometimes...
  • Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan perform at the music launch of 'Happy New Year' September 15, 2014

    King Khan knows how to do things in style. The music launch of his much awaited Diwali release, 'Happy New Year' was a grand event in Mumbai which was telecast live on Youtube and Twitter. Shah Rukh Khan ensured that fans across the world could watch it live...
  • 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....
  • Watch: How Shahid Kapoor transforms into the brooding protagonist for 'Haider' September 10, 2014

    Check out Shahid Kapoor's hairstyle transformation that he had to undergo for his character in his upcoming film 'Haider'. Kapoor plays the role of the titular hero in Vishal Bhardwaj's adaptation of William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. The film will hit the theatres next month. ...