ZOYA AKHTAR

  • Priyanka Chopra on 'Dil Dhadakne Do': We drove each other crazy just like a real family, but hung out every single night September 1, 2014

    What happens when a dysfunctional family gets together on a cruise around the world? According to actress Priyanka Chopra, it gets real crazy. In an interview to CNNIBN entertainment editor Rajeev Masand, Chopra talked about her experience of working with filmmaker Zoya Akhtar in the upcoming movie, 'Dil Dhadakne Do'. While the...
  • Zoya had warned me to lose all the muscles for 'Dil Dhadakne Do': Priyanka Chopra July 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra says director Zoya Akhtar wanted her to lose weight for her next film 'Dil Dhadakne Do'. Priyanka is essaying the role of boxing champion Mary Kom in a biopic for which she had to build muscles. Her next is Zoya's 'Dil Dhadakne Do'. "Zoya had warned me...
  • Presenting the 'pagal parivar' of Zoya Akhtar's 'Dil Dhadakne Do' July 24, 2014

    You have seen the fist poster of 'Dil Dhadakne Do' few days back, where the six principle characters are seen overlooking the sea on a ship deck. Now,on screen siblings Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra have revealed the faces on the poster on Twitter. The poster features Anil Kapoor,...
  • Ahem! Ranveer Singh tweets picture with ex Anushka Sharma while shooting for 'Dil Dhadkane Do' July 5, 2014

    His current girlfriend Deepika Padukone has no qualms working with her ex Ranbir Kapoor, so why should Ranveer Singh have? The actor has been cast opposite his former girlfriend Anushka Sharma in Zoya Akhtar's 'Dil Dhadkane Do' and the duo are currently shooting in Istanbul. A part of an ensemble...
  • Anushka Sharma flies to Istanbul for shooting 'Dil Dhadakne Do' June 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma is off to Istanbul to shoot her upcoming movie titled 'Dil Dhadakne Do'. "Off to Istanbul for the second leg of dil dhadakne do .. Sleep deprived and totally dazed :( .. I will sleep the hell out on this flight :))," Anushka tweeted. It also stars Farhan...
  • Snapshot: Ranveer Singh chills on the Barcelona beach in yellow trunks as he poses with a fan June 23, 2014

    Ranveer Singh is busy shooting for Zoya Akhtar's 'Dil Dhadakne Do' in Barcelona, but that's not stopping him from having his share of fun on the exotic beach. The hunky actor was recently clicked with his fan and looked droolworthy as he wore nothing but a pair of yellow trunks....
  • Snapshot: Priyanka Chopra bonds with Ranveer Singh, Farhan Akhtar on the sets of 'Dil Dhadakne Do' June 5, 2014

    Are they working or simply having fun on the sets of 'Dil Dhadakne Do'? This is likely to be the first question to arise as you take a look at the photos which Priyanka Chopra shared on Twitter. Currently busy filming 'Dil Dhadakne Do' which revolves around a dysfunctional Punjabi...
  • Meeting up for 'Dil Dhadkane Do'? Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra spotted at Farhan Akhtar's residence May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Zoya Akhtar has already started working on her next project 'Dil Dhadkane Do'. On Tuesday night actors Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra were spotted coming out of Farhan Akhtar's apartment complex. Farhan was also spotted with the two actors. The three play key roles in Zoya Akhtar's film which...
  • Watch: What does Bollywood expect from the next government? May 11, 2014

    With just days left days for the formation of the next government, Bollywood stars who exercised their franchise are hoping best from the next government. Listen in what they expect from the new government. ...
  • Mumbai: Farhan and Zoya Akhtar urge youth to come out and vote April 24, 2014

    Stars in Mumbai continue to come out and cast their votes. Listen in to star siblings Farhan and Zoya Akhtar who emphasise the importance of voting. ...
  • Koffee With Karan: Why Kareena Kapoor thought Zoya Akhtar could never direct films March 24, 2014

    Mumbai: That Kareena Kapoor is unabashed and is never politically correct is a fact well known. The actress apparently had told filmmaker Zoya Akhtar that she will never be able to make films long back over a heated argument. Recalling the incident on 'Koffee With Karan', Zoya amusingly revealed to...
  • I was disappointed after watching 'Vicky Donor' : Zoya Akhtar March 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Zoya Akhtar feels that Shoojit Sircar's 'Vicky Donor' was an overrated film. On the chat show 'Koffee with Karan', when Karan Johar asked which was the most overrated film in the last two years, Zoya said it was 'Vicky Donor'. "I don't want to be mean but I thought...
  • I have written dialogues for Zoya's next film: Farhan Akhtar March 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Farhan Akhtar, who is teaming up with Zoya for her third film after 'Luck By Chance' and 'Zindagi Naa Milegi Dobaara', says his sister is really good at what she does. The 40-year-old actor, fresh off from the success of marital comedy 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects', is...
  • Performance in Zoya's film will surprise my fans: Ranveer Singh March 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh says he is excited to be working with Zoya Akhtar and his performance in the film will surprise everyone. "I am super excited to work with Zoya as I believe she's one of the most talented directors in the industry. Moreover it's a part that really...
  • SaifSoha to FarhanZoya: Sibling power in entertainment January 2, 2014

    Farhan + Zoya Akhtar Farhan is the more versatile of the Akhtar siblings, making a name for himself as a director, actor and singer, but Zoya, too, has stamped her class in the industry with awardwinning films like Luck By Chance and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. Word has it that her...
  • Zoya's film has nothing to do with our real life: Farhan Akhtar December 10, 2013

    Mumbai: As an actor Farhan Akhtar, who also directs and produces movies, had a fabulous year with biopic "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" and now he is looking forward to Dev Benegal's film with Kareena Kapoor and his sister Zoya's next directorial venture which he says has nothing to do with their...
  • Rahul Bose finds rigorous shootings 'peaceful' December 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Rahul Bose, who is currently busy with a couple of film projects, says he finds the rigorous shooting schedules peaceful. The 46yearold actor is presently occupied with four films including the sequel to his 2002 film 'Mr and Mrs Iyer', which was helmed by Aparna Sen. "Doing four films...
  • Size zero is over, people like me the way I am now: Kareena Kapoor November 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan might star opposite Farhan Akhtar in a biopic on renowned Urdu poet and Hindi lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi. Akhtar will play the legendary songwriter and Kareena is likely to reprise the role of Amrita Pritam, who was the love interest of Ludhianvi. "I have been offered...
  • Farhan Akhtar keen to work in Bejoy Nambiar's next October 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Actordirector Farhan Akhtar has said director Bejoy Nambiar offered him a script and he liked it so much that he is keen to work in the movie. "I have really liked the script he gave me. He was planning to cast Amitabh Bachchan in a key part. I hope to...
  • 'Luck By Chance' should have made money: Zoya Akhtar October 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar feels sad when good films fail to garner applause from audience at the box office. She was surprised when audience did not understand her debut film 'Luck By Chance'. "I feel sad when good films do not make money. A good filmmaker should make good money,...
  • I wouldn't even enter a theatre to watch 'Grand Masti': Zoya Akhtar October 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Zoya Akhtar is critical of the recently released adult comedy 'Grand Masti' and says that it is the kind of film she would never give her money to. "'Grand Masti'... I wouldn't even enter (a theatre) to watch it. I have seen the promo and I know that it...