comedies

I can’t do over-the-top comedy: Emraan Hashmi


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Action, romance and thriller - Emraan Hashmi has done it all on the big screen, but now the actor, who is set to feature in ... Read more...

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‘Barfi’ was like dumb charades for me, says Ranbir Kapoor


September 1st, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) With no dialogues for him in "Barfi", actor Ranbir Kapoor Friday said the film was like a game of dumb charades for him.He ... Read more...

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After 86 films, who cares about critics: Priyadarshan (Interview)


August 28th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) There are two kinds of films, one for critics and the other for audiences, believes National Award winner Priyadarshan, who has successfully straddled two worlds and ... Read more...

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William Windom dies


August 20th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) William Windom who can as well be regarded as the father of the comedies has died. He died at the age of 88 years. He is ... Read more...

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Saurabh Shukla defends adult content in films


August 10th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Noted actor-director Saurabh Shukla has come out in defence of adult content in films these days and says that everything has a motive behind it."People say ... Read more...

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Pooja keen to re-look ‘Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain’


July 29th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Actress-turned-director Pooja Bhatt says she is keen to revisit her father's 1974 "radical" and "shocking" film "Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain" and Mahesh Bhatt has welcomed the ... Read more...

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‘Bunty Aur Babli’ in English to be quirkier


July 25th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Remember Abhishek Bachchan and Rani Mukerji's crackling chemistry in the con film "Bunty Aur Babli"? The 2005 movie is now being remade in English, and ... Read more...

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Asin wants to move beyond comedy (With Images)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) After featuring in back-to-back comedies - "Ready", "Housefull 2" and "Bol Bachchan" - Asin Thottumkal wants a change! She says she has no special ... Read more...

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Akshay rides Rs.1 mn bike in ‘Oh My God!’ (Movie Snippets) (With Image)


July 17th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Bollywood's action king Akshay Kumar will be seen riding a specially designed motorcycle worth about Rs.1 million in his upcoming movie "Oh My God!"The motorcycle, ... Read more...

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Abhishek holds special screening of ‘Bol Bachchan’


July 14th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan held a special screening of "Bol Bachchan" for his "Dostana" friend John Abraham, and the two couldn't stop themselves from showing their ... Read more...

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Asin wants to reach masses with commercial films


July 5th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Southern actress Asin Thottumkal, who featured in Hindi films like "London Dreams", "Ready" and "Housefull 2", wants to reach out to the masses with the ... Read more...

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Enough of sequels, comedies for Riteish!


June 27th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) He is the quintessential comic actor of Hindi films but now Riteish Deshmukh, whose sequel to "Masti" will soon go on the floors, says he ... Read more...

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Audience wants entertainment, not education: Ajay Devgn


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) He acts, directs and produces, and Ajay Devgn's experience tells him that the bottom line of any film's box office success depends upon entertainment factor ... Read more...

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Riteish gets serious!


June 5th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Actor Riteish Deshmukh, who has a string of hit comedy films under his belt, is now planning to get serious with a thriller and a black ... Read more...

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De Niro, Stallone in talks for ‘Grudge Match’


June 1st, 2012 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Actors Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone are officially in talks to star in boxing movie "Grudge Match".The pair are the hot favourites of director ... Read more...

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‘Delhi Belly’ shook viewers’ minds, opened them: Rakesh Bedi


May 21st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) "Delhi Belly" shook up the collective consciousness of the audiences, says Rakesh Bedi, who is active in films, TV and theatre. He added that although comedy ... Read more...

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Neil to work with ‘Shaitan’ director (Movie Snippets)


March 29th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh has been roped in for Bejoy Nambiar's next, "David"."Going to be working with Bejoy Nambiar of 'SHAITAN' fame on his next film ... Read more...

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‘Shootout At Wadala’ is my ‘Vaastav’: John


March 27th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) John Abraham says his upcoming movie, "Shootout at Wadala", in which he will be seen as gangster Manya Surve, will be a career defining film."People ... Read more...

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Doing comedies an achievement for Shreyas


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Actor Shreyas Talpade, who made a mark in "Iqbal" by playing a deaf-and-mute boy who dreams of becoming a cricketer, says it is an achievement for ... Read more...

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I’ve made mistakes, but satisfied overall: Tusshar Kapoor


March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) His father Jeetendra was a yesteryears icon, while his sister Ekta is fondly called a TV czarina, but Tusshar Kapoor is stil struggling to ... Read more...

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Beyond offbeat films, I want comedy, romance: Mahie Gill


February 25th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Mahie Gill, who started her Bollywood career with Anurag Kashyap's "Dev D," a modern-day take on Devdas, says it's not a conscious decision to star in ... Read more...

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‘Tere Naal…’ promotions give me, Genelia time together: Riteish


February 21st, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza, who tied the knot early this month, are busy promoting their latest film "Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya" and they are ... Read more...

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Luke Kenny’s ‘Zombie?’ to come in three parts


January 9th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Luke Kenny, who was seen last in Farhan Akhtar's "Rock On!!", is all set with his second directorial venture "Zombie?" and says he has planned ... Read more...

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‘Rock On’ star Luke Kenny turns producer


December 27th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Actor Luke Kenny of "Rock On" fame is set to turn producer with the film "Zombie"."The film is a Zombie Origin, and not a zom-com, ... Read more...

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Riteish wants to keep his wedding private affair


December 15th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Actor Riteish Deshmukh, who will tie the knot with actress Genelia D'Souza early next year, wants to keep the wedding away from media glare. However, being ... Read more...

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Timberlake enjoys comedy, terms it wicked


November 16th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Singer Justin Timberlake says he loves working in comedies because he finds it a "wicked cool job".The 30-year-old, who has appeared several times on American late-night ... Read more...

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Jay Sean’s acting dreams


November 8th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) British singer Jay Sean says acting is his "big passion" and that he is looking for a "quality product"."I've always been interested in acting because I ... Read more...

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For Chris Evans, comedies are like summer camps


September 28th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Actor Chris Evans loves doing comedy films because for him working in them feels like attending a "summer camp"."I love doing comedies. Any film you do ... Read more...

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Observing dad on sets helped: Rohit Dhawan


September 27th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Rohit Dhawan says his filmmaker father David Dhawan never taught him nuances of filmmaking, and he learnt the art by observing him on the sets."Watching ... Read more...

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Gosling loves comedy films


September 25th, 2011 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Ryan Gosling jumped at the opportunity to star in "Crazy, Stupid, Love" because comedies are his favourite films.The Canadian actor, who is best known for serious ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha advises Rumi Jaffery to shoot in Bhopal


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Not only has Prakash Jha put the city of Bhopal on Bollywood's map but he's also ensuring that other units with a vital story to ... Read more...

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Dumb comedies need smart actors: Eisenberg


September 17th, 2011 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) "Social Network" actor Jesse Eisenberg believes that one needs to be intelligent to make "dumb comedies"."You actually have to be pretty smart to do dumb comedies ... Read more...

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Refused to walk the ramp in bikini: Minissha Lamba


September 12th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Actress Minissha Lamba has shot down reports that she walked the ramp in a bikini in her forthcoming comedy "Hum Tum Shabana", saying there was ... Read more...

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Murugadoss writing original script for his next in Hindi


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) "Ghajini" director A.R. Murugadoss's next Hindi movie will star Akshay Kumar and he says that he is writing the original screenplay for the film, which ... Read more...

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Aftab signs his first horror movie


August 21st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) After doing comedies, thrillers and dramas, actor Aftab Shivdasani, who was last seen in "Bin Bulaye Baraati", now wants to try his hand at ... Read more...

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