Vivah

  • TV round-up: No room for run-of-the-mill shows in 2013 December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Typical saas-bhau or family dramas have outlived their sell-by date! The collapse of 'Chhanchhan' and 'Dil Ki Nazar Se Khoobsurat' sent out a loud and clear message that viewers want fresh and innovative content. Old and boring saas-bahu tales were given the thumbs down by fans of Hindi general...
  • Acting is a very precarious career, says Amrita Rao March 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Amrita Rao, best known for her portrayals in 'Ishq Vishk', 'Main Hoon Na' and 'Vivah', says filmy career is a very precarious one as one cannot plan out things. Amrita made her acting debut in 2002 with 'Ab Ke Baras' alongside Arya Babbar. But it...
  • New age TV actresses break fair skin beauty myth November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: It's talent over fair skin for TV show producers, who prefer dusky beauties like Hina Khan, Kratika Sengar and Mitali Nag. In a welcome trend, these actresses have broken the fairness-is-the-only-beauty-mantra myth by not just becoming popular but also fetching high TRPs for their respective shows. Hina-starrer 'Yeh Rishta...
  • Veena confident of finding Mr Right on 'Swayamvar' February 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Pakistani actress Veena Malik, who has been in the news for all the wrong reasons, says she is not bothered about what people think of her as she is not here to please everyone. "Pakistan is my country and there are so many people out there who follow me. There...
  • Chocolate boy to gentleman: Shahid's journey September 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Auditions, rejections...Shahid Kapoor rewinds to life 10 years back when he was just one among the thousands vying to find a place in Bollywood. And an actor father was no bonus, says the 30-year-old, whose progression from a chocolate boy hero to a mature actor is subtly reflected...
  • Nepal celebrates 'marriage made in heaven' December 10, 2010

    Kathmandu: Bands played joyously, Brahmins chanted mantras and women showered flowers as Nepal on Friday celebrated a "marriage made in heaven" thousands of years ago and forming one of its earliest social links with India. The temple town Janakpur in southern Nepal along the Indo-Nepal border, where Hindu epic Ramayana comes...
  • Amrita Rao replaces Katrina Kaif in new movie July 23, 2009

    After their hit pairing in Partner, Katrina Kaif was approached for an extended cameo opposite Govinda in Abbas-Mustan's Life Partner. But Katrina cited her inability to do the film as she was headed to London for a few weeks. The makers have now roped in Amrita Rao for the role opposite ChiChi....
  • Eesha Koppikhar rubbishes marriage rumours April 1, 2009

    Well, our Ek Vivah...girl Eesha Koppikhar is angry with the media. Apparently, the reports of her marriage with beau Timmy Narang in November are false. The actress is all out to prove that she is busy with her career (which is practically non-existent, wink wink) and is not thinking about...
  • Filmi Fiscal: The BO story of Bond and 2 Bollywood duds November 18, 2008

    The box office is glad that James Bond is back because Bollywood has only duds this week. Here's a look at which films worked and which didn't. ...
  • Ek Vivaah...Aisa Bhi is not a sequel to Vivah: Director November 1, 2008

    New Delhi: Debutant director Kaushik Ghatak says his Ek Vivaah...Aisa Bhi is not a take-off on Rajshri Productions' last hit Vivah and insists that the family drama is a completely fresh project. "Ek Vivaah...Aisa Bhi is not a sequel or a remake of Vivah. There is no carry forward of any...
  • Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi, Rajshri Production's new love story October 10, 2008

    Mumbai: The Barjatya's are back with yet another love and marriage saga titled Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi. The movie revolves around two lovers who do not meet for a decade but get married at the end. Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi sounds like a sequel to Sooraj Barjatya's Vivah. This new...
  • Hot air balloon marriage on Saturday December 30, 2006

    Jaipur: Jaipur is all set to witness India's first wedding in a hot air balloon on Saturday with a priest performing the traditional rituals around 300 feet above the ground. The ceremony will be a part of the fun fair and wedding Expo IFTA-2006 Shubh Vivah 2006, organised by a Mumbai-based...
  • Is Amrita, MF Husain's new muse? December 17, 2006

    Mumbai: After Madhuri Dixit, it's Amrita Rao who has inspired renowned painter M F Husain to do a series of paintings after watching her in her film Vivah. The actress is over the moon. "I could swoon with delight," she said. "I mean this is Husain saab. The last time he...
  • Theatre turns into wedding hall for Vivah June 21, 2007

    Mumbai: The popularity of Sooraj Barjatya's Vivah has inspired a Patna cinema hall owner to transform his upmarket theatre to resemble a marriage hall. Ever since the Shahid Kapur-Amrita Rao starrer was released, the Regent Theatre has been caught in the wedding spirit and its management has converted the cinema hall...
  • Masand's verdict: Vivah February 16, 2008

    Cast: Shahid Kapur, Amrita RaoDirection: Sooraj Barjatya In director Sooraj Barjatya's Vivah, this week's big new Bollywood release, 20-something Delhi boy Shahid Kapur finds himself smitten by the demure, small-town girl his father has selected for him to marry. Drawn to her innocence and simplicity, Shahid agrees to the marriage barely...
  • In Pics: What's hot at the BO November 10, 2006

    Opening on the big screens this week are three Hindi films, Vivah, Apna Sapna Money Money and Deadline Sirf 24 Ghante. The triple release makes up in quantity if not quality, for the missing Hollywood fare. ...
  • Vivah, releases on a PC near you November 10, 2006

    New Delhi: It's movie viewing with a twist. Filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya's latest offering at the box office Vivah is all ready for a worldwide release not just in a theatre near you but also on your personal computer. Rajshri Media Limited, the digital entertainment arm of the group, will make...
  • In Pics: Your invitation to Vivah November 8, 2006

    Vivah's initial promos may not have created much of a buzz but Sooraj Barjatya of the Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hain Kaun fame believes his next film starring Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao will still resonate with the audience. ...
  • The Rajshri game plan for Vivah November 5, 2006

    Mumbai: At a time when most filmmakers are bombarding the box office with hundreds of prints to get a good opening weekend, the Rajshri Productions have decided to adopt a completely opposite approach for their new release Vivah. It's back to the marriage mandap for the Rajshri banner with Vivah...
  • Barjatya back to wedding planning November 1, 2006

    Mumbai: He gave us Maine Pyaar Kiya and Hum Apke Hain Kaun and now director Sooraj Barjatya is back with Vivah starring Shahid Kapur and Amrita Rao. "Eighty per cent of our country still gets into arranged marriages but we have never had a film about arranged marriages," actor Shahid...
  • Watch trailer: Vivah November 10, 2006

    Filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya’s Vivah is a musical romance about an engaged couple in the months leading upto their marriage. The film starring Shahid Kapur and Amrita Rao hit the theatres on Friday....
  • Sneak Peek: Listen to the magic of Vivah September 27, 2006

    It is back to wedding vows for Sooraj Barjatya. Yes, the man famous for making extravagant films on Indian weddings, like Hum Aapke Hain Kaun and Hum Saath Saath Hain is ready with his latest offing, Vivah. Vivah's music has been composed by Rajshri's old time favorite Ravindra Jain. Here...
  • Exclusive: Making of the music of Vivah November 11, 2006

    For filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya, his latest picture Vivah is in many ways a return to his roots. In the same tradition as his blockbuster hits Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, the new film is a musical romance about an engaged couple in the months leading upto their...