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1 day ago
For 'Pad Man', focus was on film's impact, not business: Balki

Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Filmmaker R. Balki, whose last directorial venture Pad Man was on menstrual hygiene, says the idea behind making the film was to create awareness and not just generate box office. And so, the makers are content with the response. With Akshay Kumar leading the cast in the movie, it did well at the box office but not as per expectations. Asked if the subject ...

27 days ago
'Pad Man' is a noble masterpiece, period!

Film: Pad Man; Director: R. Balki; Starring: Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, Radhika Apte; Rating: ***** (5 stars) There was Sanjay Leela Bhansali's stunning Padmaavat two weeks ago. There is the stunning-in-its-own-right Pad Man this week. There is the period film. And then there is the film about the periods. Excellence comes in many packages. But rarely in a small secret package w...

1 month ago
Nation is obsessed with Big B: R. Balki

Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) From his debut film Cheeni Kum to his upcoming film Pad Man, R. Balki has maintained one common element in all his directorial ventures -- and that is the presence of Amitabh Bachchan. The filmmaker says the whole nation is obsessed with the megastar and he is just a part of it. Balki has explored various sides of Amitabh's acting talent in all his films -- be it thr...

1 month ago
Nation is obsessed with Big B: R. Balki

Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) From his debut film Cheeni Kum to his upcoming film Pad Man, R. Balki has maintained one common element in all his directorial ventures -- and that is the presence of Amitabh Bachchan. The filmmaker says the whole nation is obsessed with the megastar and he is just a part of it. Balki has explored various sides of Amitabh's acting talent in all his films -- be it thr...

1 month ago
Nation is obsessed with Big B: R. Balki

Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) From his debut film Cheeni Kum to his upcoming film Pad Man, R. Balki has maintained one common element in all his directorial ventures -- and that is the presence of Amitabh Bachchan. The filmmaker says the whole nation is obsessed with the megastar and he is just a part of it. Balki has explored various sides of Amitabh's acting talent in all his films -- be it thr...

1 month ago
Nation is obsessed with Big B: R. Balki

Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) From his debut film Cheeni Kum to his upcoming film Pad Man, R. Balki has maintained one common element in all his directorial ventures -- and that is the presence of Amitabh Bachchan. The filmmaker says the whole nation is obsessed with the megastar and he is just a part of it. Balki has explored various sides of Amitabh's acting talent in all his films -- be it thr...

1 month ago
Nation is obsessed with Big B: R. Balki

Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) From his debut film Cheeni Kum to his upcoming film Pad Man, R. Balki has maintained one common element in all his directorial ventures -- and that is the presence of Amitabh Bachchan. The filmmaker says the whole nation is obsessed with the megastar and he is just a part of it. Balki has explored various sides of Amitabh's acting talent in all his films -- be it thr...

7 months ago
Status of 'Rythu' still remains uncertain: Krishna Vamsi

Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Krishna Vamsi has confirmed his plans to make Telugu film Rythu, for which he had also approached megastar Amitabh Bachchan. But he still remains uncertain as he is yet to get a nod from the Cheeni Kum actor. Vamsi had planned to make the film with Nandamuri Balakrishna and Big B. Last year, we met Amitji on the sets of 'Sarkar 2' and discussed the...

9 months ago
Sreeram returns to Telugu films after five years

Chennai, May 23 (IANS) Ace cinematographer P.C. Sreeram, best known for his work in films such as Cheeni Kum and Ki and Ka, has signed a yet-untitled Telugu romantic drama starring Kalyanram in the lead after a gap of five years. Sreeram has joined hands with director Jayendra and Kalyanram for a romantic project, which will start rolling later this year, read a statement. Jayend...

10 months ago
Big B to appear as himself in 'Padman'

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who shot for a cameo in the upcoming Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor-starrer Padman, says he will appear as himself in the movie. Amitabh shot for the R. Balki directorial at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - Delhi on Saturday. R. Balki shoots a film with Akshay Kumar and Sonam at the IIT Delhi, one of the most prestigi...

10 months ago
Big B shoots cameo for 'Padman' in Delhi

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is in the capital to shoot a cameo for R. Balki's Padman, starring Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor. Akshay, Sonam and Balki have been shooting here for the film on a real life man who made sanitary pads accessible to women of his village, but Big B joined them on Saturday. In a late night blog post on Friday, the veteran actor wr...

12 months ago
'Pad Man' to be shot in a village near Indore

Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Ace lensman P.C. Sreeram on Friday revealed that the shoot of Akshay Kumar-starrer Pad Man, based on the incredible true story of Arunachalam Muruganantham, will take place in a village near Indore. 'Pad Man'. Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte to shoot in this village near Indore. A true story from Balki, Sreeram tweeted and also shared a picture.

1 year ago
Every composer keeps a voice in mind for a song: Shreya Ghoshal

Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The popular Bollywood singer Shreya Ghoshal who is debuting in the MTV Unplugged Season 6 believes that each song demands a certain voice and music composers cast the right voice for that. Every composer keeps a voice in mind for a song, as casting the right voice is important, otherwise the song changes completely. Since people heard me a lot and are aware of my ab...

1 year ago
I want to play a warrior: Tabu

Thimphu, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Tabu, who got rave reviews for movies like Fitoor, Drishyam and Maqbool says she wants to essay the role of a warrior. Speaking at a packed session at the seventh edition of the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival here, the actor, known for her powerhouse performances, said that she can do justice to such a role. I want to do the role of a warrior and I am sure...

1 year ago
Big B calls for cinematic documentation

Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan wants a book on the world of Indian cinema. The megastar says documentation of all the hardwork that goes behind in making a film is essential. The actor hopes that it is not a far-fetched dream and will soon turn into reality. The 73-year-old star, who has regaled movie-goers for over four decades with his power-packed performances, took t...

1 year ago
Amar Singh congratulates Big B for National Award

Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh congratulated megastar Amitabh Bachchan for his National Award win and said that there will never be an artist like him. Bachchan on Tuesday received the National Award for his performance in Piku and when Singh was asked about his reaction at the music launch of Bhouri, he said: I congratulate him for that, I have always said...

1 year ago
Films should never be remade: R. Balki

Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Filmmaker R. Balki says that he doesn't believe in remaking films. Regarding remaking his films into other languages, he said in an interview: You should never remake a film because if somebody has already made it, why should one remake it? I always feel that a story should be invented... I get the motivation when I think of a story which hasn't happened b...

1 year ago
Would love to work with Shahrukh, Salman: Balki

Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Writer-director R. Balki, who has worked with megastar Amitabh Bachchan on all his four films, says that he would love to work with Shahrukh and Salman Khan provided he get the correct idea for them. I want to work with all of them, but the idea should be there. I'd love to work with Shah Rukh (Khan), love to work with Salman (Khan), but the thing is you have to g...

1 year ago
'Moondram Pirai' tremendously influences me: R. Balki

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Director R. Balki says that Moondram Pirai, the original Tamil version of the film Sadma, is the most brilliant film made in the country and had a tremendous influence on him as a filmmaker. Since I was in 10th standard, I was quite sure that I'll do something in films. Actually there was a neighbour of mine who would take me to a lot of movies. The original Tami...

1 year ago
R. Balki would direct on TV 'if the idea is big'

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Filmmaker R. Balki says he would love to direct for television, but only if the idea is big. Balki, who has directed films like Cheeni Kum, Paa, Shamitabh and Ki & Ka, says he wouldn't be a part of TV just because the medium is big. I would love to direct something on TV, but I want an idea...I wouldn't do it because the medium (TV) is big. I wou...

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