Vivek Oberoi

  • Bollywood misses Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary August 4, 2014

    Mumbai: While Google India paid tribute to the singing legend Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary Monday, Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar and Madhur Bhandarkar also remembered him and shared a few lines from his popular songs. Here's what they tweeted: Lata Mangeshkar: Aaj Kishore Da ka janamdin hai. Kishore Da...
  • Vivek Oberoi to play CBI officer, Riteish Deshmukh a thief in 'Bank Chor' July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Vivek Oberoi will play the role of a CBI officer in Yash Raj Films' (YRF) upcoming movie 'Bank Chor'. With this film, Vivek returns to YRF after 12 years, post his successful last outing with them in Shaad Ali's 'Saathiya'. "The game just got bigger with Vivek hitting the 'Bank...
  • The funniest Vivek Oberoi jokes on Twitter you shouldn't miss May 27, 2014

    After Tiger Shroff, Yami Gautam and Alok Nath, Vivek Oberoi is the latest celebrity to become butt of jokes on Twitter. Vivek Oberoi's name began trending on Twitter on Monday, after he attended the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Vivek, who wore a pink jacket and a...
  • Salman Khan, Hema Malini, Vivek Oberoi attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oath ceremony June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and his father and writer Salim Khan, actor Anupam Kher and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar were among the high profile Bollywood celebrities who attended the swearing-in ceremony of the country's 15th Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here Monday. Also actor-politicians...
  • Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Vivek Oberoi to attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: While Rajinikanth has decided to give Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony a miss in Delhi today, there is a host of Bollywood celebrities like Salman Khan, Salim Khan, Sohail Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Anupam Kher and Vivek Oberoi who will be attending the function. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and singer Lata...
  • Vivek Oberoi: I'm very careful in choosing the scripts now May 13, 2014

    Mumbai: After tasting success last year with back-to back hits "Grand Masti" and "Krrish 3", actor Vivek Oberoi is being cautious in choosing scripts. Vivek's career graph was on a downfall post 2007 release "Shootout At Wadala", but the two films of 2013 gave him a new lease of life in...
  • Celebrity selfies a big hit at the IIFA green carpet April 26, 2014

    Tampa Bay: The selfie bug bit celebrities and fans at the green carpet of the technical categories of Bollywood's most extravagant celebration, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards 2014 here. The star-studded event here saw actors and filmmakers not only looking their best, but much in action wherein...
  • Bollywood stars give elections a miss April 24, 2014

    Many Bollywood stars like Anupam Kher, Vivek Oberoi do not cast their vote due to their commitment to IIFA which is being organised at Florida. Vivek Oberoi expressed his disappointment for not being able to exercise his franchise. He said, "I am extremely upset that we are not voting but...
  • Vivek Oberoi: No fascination towards villain roles April 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Vivek Oberoi, who has lent his voice in the Hindi version of Hollywood film 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2', says he is not over eager to do Hollywood films and will essay only quality roles. "I am not crazy about doing Hollywood films. I am not interested to...
  • Budgets are extremely high for superhero films: Vivek Oberoi April 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Indulging in superhero films is not a cake walk, says Vivek Oberoi and adds that inflated budgets restrict the endeavours of filmmakers. The 37-year-old had his stint with superhero film 'Krrish 3', in which he played a villain opposite Hrithik Roshan in the title role. The successful franchise of 'Koi......
  • It was a daunting task to dub Jamie Foxx's voice: Vivek Oberoi April 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Vivek Oberoi, who has dubbed for Jamie Foxx's character of Electro in the Hindi version of Hollywood film 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2', says he agreed to this as he is a huge fan of the Oscar-winning actor. "I am a huge fan of Jamie Foxx's. I love his work....
  • It's very disturbing, have worked very hard for 'Sher': Vivek Oberoi on the film's legal issues April 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Vivek Oberoi shot in "48 to 50 degrees" in Rajasthan for Sher, but now the action thriller's release has been blocked by "legal" issues. The actor says it is "very disappointing" to see your hard work going down the drain. Directed by Soham Shah, "Sher" also features Huma Qureshi. "It's very...
  • Watch: Vivek Oberoi dubs for Electro in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' April 8, 2014

    Don't be fooled by his charming good looks, actor Vivek Oberoi has a darker side as well. After portraying the role of a sinister bad guy in 'Krrish 3', he will now give his voice to the super-villain Max Dillon aka Electro for the Hindi version of the upcoming film...
  • Snapshot: Vivek Oberoi campaigns for his mother-in-law in Bangalore March 30, 2014

    With Lok Sabha elections round the corner, the candidates are trying hard to garner as many votes and for many it's a debut. Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi was reportedly campaigning for his mother-in-law Nandini Alva, who is the Janata Dal Secular candidate from Bangalore Central. The media team of Bangalore...
  • From Electro to daddy cool: Actor Vivek Oberoi is enjoying diaper duties March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Vivek Oberoi seems to be enjoying fatherhood as the actor says after his last release 'Krrish 3', he has been busy changing his baby son Vivaan's diapers. The 37-year-old actor, who welcomed Vivaan with wife Priyanka Alva on February 6 last year, had earlier revealed that he planned to...
  • Education is the most urgent requirement of our country: Kalki Koechlin March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Vivek Oberoi and actress Kalki Koechlin assumed the role of a teacher for day for charity. Vivek, 37, and Kalki, 30, were in the city to participate in the event where they laid the foundation for a new block at the P&G Shiksha school here and turned...
  • Vivek Oberoi: Electro is a fascinating character, will be his voice in the Hindi version of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' March 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Vivek Oberoi will be the voice of the main villain Max Dillon aka Electro in the Hindi version of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'. In the original version of the film, Electro is played by Oscar winning actor Jamie Foxx. "We are very happy to have Vivek on board...
  • Joy of helping poor bigger than any award, says Vivek Oberoi March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: In a film career spanning a decade, Vivek Oberoi has essayed diverse roles and tasted both successes and failures on the big screen, but he says the joy of social work and supporting charitable causes for others' happiness is far more fulfilling an award or reward for him. "Acting...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Rishi Kapoor gives competition to Aamir in Best Actor in a Negative Role category February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: It may sound repetitive, but the overwhelming response we are getting for the first IBNLive Movie Awards has made us more enthusiastic towards our work. However, the mission is still not accomplished. We need more support in order to get more like minded people on the same platform....
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Actor in a Negative Role January 30, 2014

    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...
  • I'm yet to give my word: Vivek Oberoi on playing Narendra Modi December 24, 2013

    Shillong: Actor Vivek Oberoi has confirmed reports that he has been offered to essay the character of younger Narendra Modi in a US-based director's film. According to reports, Vivek has been approached to portray the role of a young Modi who used to run a tea stall and also worked in...
  • What is Vivek Oberoi doing in Shillong? December 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi is off to Shillong and is excited about his first visit to the hill station. Although the actor doesn't prefer early morning flight, he made an exception this time. "Red sleepy eyes, feel like I'm sleep walking through the airport! Hate these early morning flights! But...