commercial films

Making commercial films not Saurabh Shukla’s forte


September 13th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) As an actor, Saurabh Shukla has carved a niche for himself in commercial cinema, but when it comes to making films, he chooses to helm ... Read more...

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Neha teams up with Jimmy for ‘Rangeeley’ (Movie Snippets)


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Neha Dhupia says she has signed a Punjabi film with Jimmy Sheirgill and that she will be doing her first item song for another film."Yes I ... Read more...

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Can’t make commercial films: ‘Anhey Ghorey…’ director


August 25th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Punjabi film director Gurvinder Singh, who received a National award for his debut film "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan" ("Alms for the Blind Horse"), says he ... Read more...

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Make space for arthouse cinema: Kiran Rao


July 30th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who made her directorial debut with off-beat film "Dhobi Ghat", feels there is need to create space for such films. However, she ... Read more...

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I’m sad if a good film flops: Tusshar Kapoor


July 21st, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) When a bad film doesn't work, it doesn't upset Tusshar Kapoor. But when a genuinely good film fails to get the right response at the ... Read more...

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Indian stars have marginal acceptance abroad: Gulshan


July 8th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Gulshan Grover, who has worked in international movies, says that the acceptability of Indian movies and actors abroad is bare minimum."Acceptability of Indian stars and ... 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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Bollywood report card: Small films boost box office


June 18th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Small is big in Bollywood. In the first five months, small-budget non-commercial films have kept the cash registers ringing and kept filmmakers happy, trade experts ... Read more...

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I fear being typecast: Actor Vishwajeet Pradhan


June 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Actor Vishwajeet Pradhan has played the role of a cop a number of times, and he is set to be seen in the khaki ... Read more...

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Sonakshi’s cousin Bhavna set to enter filmdom (With Image)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) After Priyanks Chopra, now Sonakshi Sinha's cousin, Bhavna Ruparel, is set to make her debut as a full-fledged actress with a Telugu film and is ... Read more...

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Mainstream cinema not my cup of tea: Nandita Das


April 24th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Critically acclaimed actress-director Nandita Das, who took a sabbatical to take care of her baby, is set to be back with a bang - but says ... Read more...

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I’ve always admired Rekha: Vidya Balan


February 18th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) If Vidya Balan's sari-clad, traditional look is reminiscent of the evergreen Rekha, the similarity is meant to be! The actress says she has always been ... Read more...

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Entertainment and morals dont mix: Kalki Koechlin (Interview)


February 12th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Known for her unconventional choice of scripts, Kalki Koechlin says it's time Bollywood filmmakers sat back and got the idea of commercial cinema right. ... Read more...

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No formula for making successful films: Kay Kay Menon


December 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Kay Kay Menon, who has played varied roles in films like "Sarkar", "Life In A...Metro" and "Gulaal", doesn't conform to any particular style and says ... Read more...

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No qualms in working with Priyanka: Akshay Kumar (Movie Snippets)


November 16th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) It seems that finally all's well between Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra. Putting an end to reports about a rift between them, the latter said ... Read more...

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John turns producer with ‘Vicky Donor’


November 9th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) John Abraham has turned producer and is set to make cutting edge entertainers with international appeal under his banner J.A. Entertainment Pvt Ltd. Director Shoojit ... Read more...

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I’m a real desi boy: Akshay Kumar (Interview)


November 9th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) He is a hardcore commercial actor and, as a producer too, he has produced potboilers, but Akshay Kumar says given a chance he would ... Read more...

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‘India needs time to open up to gay themes in films’


October 17th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) In India it has recently become a criminal offence to discriminate against people due to their sexual orientation. But commercial Indian films are far from catching ... Read more...

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I want to explore myself as an actor: Mahie Gill


September 26th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Mahie Gill is looking for an image makeover -- so far she has played intense roles, but now the actress wants to try out a ... Read more...

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‘Rowthiram’ too long to be entertaining (Tamil Movie Review)


August 14th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rowthiram"; Cast: Jeeva, Shriya Saran, Prakashraj, Jayaprakash, Lakshmi Ramakrishnan, Babu Antony and Sathyan; Music Composer: Prakash Nikki; Producer: Super Good Films; Director: Gokul; Rating: **Director Gokul's "Rowthiram", starring Jeeva and ... Read more...

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‘That girl…’ my last intense film with Kalki: Anurag (Movie Snippets)


August 9th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap said "That Girl In Yellow Boots" will be his last high-voltage intense film with newly-wed wife Kalki Koechlin as such movies take ... Read more...

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‘Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ is ape-solutely wonderful (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


August 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rise Of The Plane Of The Apes"; Director: Rupert Wyatt; Cast: James Franco, Andy Serkis and Freida Pinto; Rating: ****Every revolution has three phases: rampant injustice, germination of revolt against ... Read more...

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Puri’s ‘Nenu Naa Raakshasi’ fails to live up to fans’ expections (Telugu Movie Review)


May 1st, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Nenu Naa Raakshasi"; Cast: Rana, Ileana, Abhimanyu Singh, Ali, Mumaith Khan, Subbaraju and others; Producer: N. Srinivas (Bujji); Writer-Director: Puri Jagannadh; Camera: Amol Rathod; Music Director: Vishwa and Rahman; Rating: ... Read more...

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I Want To Do More Commercial Films: Sumanth


January 7th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
. Sumanth will be playing a cricket coach onscreen in his next.A self proclaimed sports enthusiast, Sumanth says that he loves playing and watching football and basketball, but when you are ... Read more...

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I Want To Do Commercial Films: Yash


January 6th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
but he has definitely not won the heart of the box office!Yash has accepted the fact that a movie with substance is not enough to draw audiences to the movie ... Read more...

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Kollywood: What Keeps The Top Heroines Away From Tamil Films?


December 9th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Trisha has made her Bollywood debut with the Akshay Kumar starrer movie Khatta Meetha this year. The film could not do well at the Box Office but Trisha got noticed by ... Read more...

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Kangana To Experiment With Comedy!


December 4th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 4, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Kangana Ranaut has carved a niche for herself in Bollywood with her strong, intense roles. Be it her award winning debut in Gangster to the characters ... Read more...

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‘Bava’ is packed with mindless sequences (Telugu Film Review)


October 30th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: Bava; Producer: Padma Kumar Choudhary; Director: Ram Babu; Music: Chakri; Camera: Arvind Krishna; Cast: Sidhdharth, Praneetha, Rajendra Prasad, Pavithra Lokesh, Brahmanandam, Thanikella Bharani, Ahuthi Prasad and others, Rating: ... Read more...

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Paoli Dam Talks About Her Dream Role


October 20th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): You might remember Paoli Dam for her wonderful performance in 'Shob Charitro Kalponik' opposite Prosenjit Chatterjee. The actress has worked in a bevy of art-house and ... Read more...

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Jeeva Coming Up With Diverse Roles!


October 14th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): When it’s turning to be a box office clash between the reigning actors, Jeeva makes it a point to draw more audiences for his films. As ... Read more...

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“I’m a bathroom singer at best!” — John Abraham, on his vocal performance in Isheeta Ganguly’s latest album ‘Damaru’


September 21st, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): John Abraham has come a long way with a lot of "Ashayein' since his "Jism' days (No pun intended please). After doing a spate of hardcore ... Read more...

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I want to do a hardcore action film: Rahul Bose (Interview)


September 21st, 2010 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Rahul Bose is dying to do an action film as he is passionate about sports but says an emphatic no to typical Bollywood potboilers. ... Read more...

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Bipasha to stars: do issue-based films for free


August 31st, 2010 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Bipasha Basu, who was just seen in "Lamhaa" and is now getting ready to do a film on honour killings, feels issue-based films ... Read more...

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Soorie respects women


August 23rd, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Soorie is really excited about his upcoming project "jackie". According to the young and upcoming director, he was completely comfortable working with superstar Puneeth Raj ... Read more...

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‘Peepli Live’ recovers cost even before release


August 11th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's "Peepli Live", which will perhaps be the first non-commercial Hindi film to hit over 600 screens when it releases Friday, has already ... Read more...

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