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With 'Neerja' Sonam Kapoor might find herself: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Rang De Basanti director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra on Saturday said that with the upcoming film, Neerja, lead actress Sonam Kapoor might find herself. It feels that with this film, Sonam will find herself and that's the expectation. It is said that every artist, every actor or every writer, director achieves something where they find themselves. This one feels the sam...

14 days ago
Arjun Kapoor gets two million Twitter followers

Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) As Arjun Kapoor's Twitter followers hit the two million mark, the Bollywood star sent out love to his virtual family, saying that he is nothing without his fans. I am nothing without all of you... Thank you people for so much love... All my 2 million friends you guys are amazing, Arjun tweeted. The actor, who is the son of producer Boney Kapoor, also shared...

14 days ago
Don't label India as tolerant, intolerant: Actor-comedian Cyrus Sahukar

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Actor-comedian Cyrus Sahukar believes it's not right to label India as all kinds of people -- intolerant and tolerant -- are part of its multi-cultural set-up. The video jockey-turned-actor, who is headed to the small screen with a new comedy TV show Challenge Accepted, told IANS: How can they say that India is intolerant? India is so varied...there are so many s...

16 days ago
Will do TV only for money: R. Madhavan

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor R. Madhavan, whose performance in the 1990s TV shows Sea Hawks and Banegi Apni Baat were highly appreciated, says he will only consider doing another show on the small screen now if the money is good. I can think of doing TV shows if the money is good. A film star is a film star, and you can't take that away. Hence, I don't think about money when I do films...

17 days ago
Would be happiest girl if I could work with Aamir: Sunny Leone

Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone says she will be the happiest girl in the world even if she could share screen space with superstar Aamir Khan even for a second. Even if I get the opportunity to work with him for a second, I would be the happiest girl in the world forever. Even if I am just passing behind, I would be very happy. I think it is any actor's -- whether it is male o...

18 days ago
India low on screen density, rues Rakeysh Mehra

Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says there's serious theatre crunch in the country and that is why a large percentage of audience doesn't go to cinemas. We talk about going global with our business, but sadly we can't even take our films to audiences within the country due to low screen density. When we don't have enough screens to release our Hindi films, how ...

19 days ago
Have to build physique like Sushil Kumar for 'Dangal': Aamir Khan

Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan, who has gained weight for his next movie Dangal, says he has to now lose the same weight and make his physique muscular and low-fat like that of Olympic medal winner Sushil Kumar for the next part of the shoot. 'Dangal' is almost 90 percent over. All of you are aware that I've put on weight for the film. But very few are aware that for 'Dangal', I ...

19 days ago
No problems working with Sunny Leone, says Aamir Khan

Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan says he has absolutely no problem in working with Sunny Leone if there is a good script. A recent interview of Sunny Leone created controversy after she was asked whether Aamir would want to work with her and she responded with a 'no'. When I saw the interview, I was hurt. I felt really bad. I think if there is a good script and nice cha...

19 days ago
I was born here, I will die here: Aamir Khan

Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Bollywood actor-producer Aamir Khan - who kicked a huge controversy over the intolerance issue last year - on Monday said he had no plans to leave India and he can't live more than two weeks out of the country. I love my country, I was born here and I will die here. I have never thought of leaving India and will never take such a step, Aamir told reporters while cel...

19 days ago
Kunal Kapoor skips 'Rang De Basanti' reunion for work

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kapoor has expressed his disappointment at missing the Rang De Basanti reunion with the team including superstar Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan and director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, due to prior work commitments towards his upcoming film Veeram. The cast of the film is holding a grand celebration in Mumbai on Monday as the film gets close to completing a dec...

19 days ago
Book to mark celebration of 'Rang De Basanti' decade

Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) The team of Rang De Basanti, including Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan and director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, will on Monday get together to unveil a book which has the screenplay of the movie, which completes a decade since its release. The film had released on Republic Day 10 years ago. Time flies, 10 years and feels like yesterday. We are 10 years older and 'Rang ...

1 month ago
Mumbai band pays tribute to A.R. Rahman

Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) City-based beatboxing group Voctronica has paid tribute to Grammy Award-winning composer A.R. Rahman with a vocal medley of some of his most popular work. Titled the Evolution of A.R. Rahman, the medley is a customised selection of Voctronica's favourite songs, including Yeh haseen wadiyan from Roja, Ghanan ghanan from Lagaan, Paathshaala from Rang De Basanti, Tere b...

1 month ago
CBFC revamp need of the hour: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The government's initiative to revamp the framework within which the country's film censorship board functions is a welcome move and the need of the hour, says National Award winning filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. Mehra is part of the newly-appointed revamp panel led by celebrated film maker and director Shyam Benegal. It's a welcome initiative and i...

1 month ago
The art of politics: Dampening creative expression

New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Ban this, ban that; censor this, censor that; protest over this, and that -- the cinematic, art and creative worlds went through much unrest in 2015, with political and moralistic interventions. So much so that one began to wonder if politics is hampering people's freedom to express. It is, assert prominent personalities of the film industry. At Pakistan's former...

1 month ago
Kunal Kapoor to stage play in US, Pakistan

Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Rang De Basanti fame actor Kunal Kapoor's play Ek Punjab Yeh Bhi will soon jet off to a tour of the US, Canada and Pakistan. The actor is happy with the appreciation, and looks forward to enthralling international audiences. Kunal recently wowed the Indian audiences with his performance in the play, which is inspired by Ali Akbar Natiq's Urdu short stories at the Pr...

1 month ago
Nervous Kriti happy with parents' 'special' gesture

Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Kriti Sanon, who lives away from her home which is in Delhi, is a bundle of nerves ahead of the release of Dilwale. But she's glad that her parents are taking a break from work to be with her. The young actress, who made her debut with Heropanti, is undergoing a series of emotions as Dilwale is releasing on Friday. To lend emotional support, Kriti's parents have dec...

2 months ago
I'd love to work with Aamir again: Anupam Kher

Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who was at the forefront of slamming Aamir Khan's views on intolerance in the country, says he'd love to work with the actor-producer, whom he has now called a dear friend. I have great friends, including Aamir. I would like to believe that he is a very dear friend of mine, Anupam said here at the launch of a Society magazine cover featurin...

2 months ago
Vir Das to open Hardwell's gig in India

Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) After completing his US tour, comedian-actor Vir Das is gearing up to open Dutch DJ Hardwell's music gig here. DJ Hardwell, whose real name is Robbert van de Corput, will be performing here on Sunday. He will have his gig headlined by Vir's band Alien Chutney. I'm honoured and terrified at the same time. I'm honoured because the event is for charity and we ar...

2 months ago
Chennai floods: When reel heroes became real heroes

Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) With Tamil Nadu reeling under the worst floods to hit the state in a century and with rescue operations getting underway, actors Siddharth and RJ Balaji, popular among Tamil audiences, turned out to help the people. Siddharth was one of the victims of the rains. His house in the city was submerged, but that didn't stop him from stepping out and helping those in need...

2 months ago
Ketto.org joins hands with DJ Hardwell for charity

Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Rang De Basanti fame actor Kunal Kapoor's online fund-raising space Ketto has joined hands with Dutch DJ Hardwell to bring a change in the life of underprivileged children through a musical event. Under this association, a social live music event by Hardwell, whose real name is Robbert van de Corput, will be organised at D.Y, Patil Stadium here on December 13, throug...

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