directorial debut

Balki is a supportive homemaker: Gauri Shinde


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Ad filmmaker Gauri Shinde, who is bringing the story of an Indian housewife battling language problem in the US in her directorial debut "English Vinglish", feels ... Read more...

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Zellweger turns director


September 7th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Actress Renee Zellweger is set to make her directorial debut with comedy "4 1/2 minutes". She will also act in it alongside Johnny Knoxville.The script is ... Read more...

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Plan B eyes career break


September 6th, 2012 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) British rapper Plan B is eyeing a career break after exhausting himself by taking on too many projects.The 28-year-old, whose real name is Benjamin Ballance-Drew, became ... Read more...

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Wright to direct first theatre project


September 5th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Joe Wright is preparing for his directorial debut in theatre after signing Arthur Wing Pinero's "Trelawny of the Wells".The show is set to debut at ... Read more...

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Now Mahesh Bhatt’s son forays into Bollywood


September 4th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Writer Shagufta Rafique, who has been associated with Vishesh Films for quite sometime, is set to launch filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul in her directorial ... Read more...

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‘Lahore’ director to start sci-fi film next year


September 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan, known for his National Award-winning film "Lahore", is set to roll the cameras for his next project, a sci-fi themed film, ... Read more...

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Kajol has always been lucky for me: Karan Johar


September 1st, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Kajol is a must have for filmmaker Karan Johar in all his films because he feels his close friend is lucky for him. No wonder ... Read more...

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‘Gunday’ yet another film to be shot in Kolkata (With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) After Sujoy Gosh's "Kahaani", director Ali Abbas Zafar has chosen Kolkata as the backdrop for his film "Gunday", which stars Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor.Set ... Read more...

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At 49, I’m still looking for love: Sanjay Leela Bhansali


August 25th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Sanjay Leela Bhansali is 49, a bachelor, and says he truly believes in the concept of his sister Bela Sehgal's directorial debut "Shirin Farhad Ki ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai to organise tribute for Ashok Mehta


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai is set to organise a day-long tribute here in honour of late cinematographer Ashok Mehta, who passed away recently.It will be held Aug ... Read more...

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Laugh away with comedies this weekend (IANS Preview)


August 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Gear up for a fun ride this weekend with distinct comedies like "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi", "From Sydney With Love" and "Delhi ... Read more...

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Give kids their childhood back: Roshan Abbas


August 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Roshan Abbas is upset after watching the promo of a children's reality show and blasts show makers for exploiting little ones for TRPs. He has lodged ... Read more...

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I did good films because of Ashok Mehta: Manisha


August 19th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Manisha Koirala treated late cinematographer Ashok Mehta as her mentor, guide and philosopher and says she did good films because he guided her."I can't explain ... Read more...

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Sridevi 15 times beautiful, better actress now: RGV (Movie Snippets)


August 16th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is so impressed with the trailer of "English Vinglish" that he is praising its lead actress Sridevi to the skies.Gauri ... Read more...

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‘English Vinglish’ inspired by my mom: Gauri Shinde (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Ad filmmaker Gauri Shinde is bringing the story of an Indian woman battling language problem in the US in her directorial debut "English Vinglish". She says ... Read more...

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Vinod Tharani plans to sign Jacqueline for directorial debut


August 14th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Acting guru Vinod Tharani, who has coached the likes of Deepika Padukone and Amy Jackson, wants to cast his student, Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez, ... Read more...

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Balki jealous of wife Gauri


August 14th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) His directorial debut starred Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, but still R. Balki is jealous of his wife Gauri Shinde for working with Sridevi and choosing ... Read more...

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Sridevi turns muse for Sabyasachi Mukherjee at DCW


August 13th, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Ace designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee brought the curtains down at the third PCJ Delhi Couture Week (DCW) Sunday by welcoming on the ramp Bollywood diva ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg 2′ will have Christmas release (Movie Snippets)


August 6th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) This Christmas Chulbul Pandey will return at the Bollywood box in the much-awaited sequel to 2010 blockbuster "Dabangg". It will be ready for release Dec ... Read more...

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One film a year from now, says Kunder (Movie Snippets)


August 5th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Shrish Kunder, who took six years to release his second film, says he now wants to be regular and will make one film a year.Kunder's ... Read more...

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Filmmaking losing its iconic identity: Shekhar Kapur


August 1st, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Can you shoot a video on your phone? If yes, you're a filmmaker, says Shekhar Kapur, who feels technology has made filmmaking an easier form ... 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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Sridevi to flaunt Sabyasachi sari at Toronto fest


July 30th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Sridevi's Bollywood comeback "English Vinglish" will be premiered at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and the actress has decided to wear a sari, ... Read more...

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Shagufta wants Bipasha, Randeep for directorial debut


July 29th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Shagufta Rafique, who has been writing for Vishesh Films after quitting her job as a bar dancer, is all set to weild the megaphone. She ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe to direct biopic on Bill Hicks


July 24th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Russell Crowe is all set to make his directorial debut with a biopic on Bill Hicks. Earlier it was being speculated that Russell Crowe would enact ... Read more...

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Double-meaning not my style, says Pooja Bhatt


July 24th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Pooja Bhatt believes in showing boldness as it is, with no double-meaning and no toilet humour.The actress-turned-director is waiting for the release of ... Read more...

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When Farah danced to Geeta’s tune


July 15th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi", a film of many firsts - it marks Bela Sehgal's directorial debut and choreographer-director Farah Khan foray into acting. ... Read more...

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Divya Khosla’s film to go on the floors in September


July 12th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Divya Khosla Kumar is all set to turn director with tentaively titled "Class of 2013" and says the shooting is likely to start in September."My ... Read more...

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Divya Kumar to shoot at ‘Harry Potter’ locations (With Images)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Divya Kumar, better known as wife of T-series head honcho Bhushan Kumar, will shoot her directorial debut at international locations where the "Harry Potter" series ... Read more...

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Kunder plans to shoot ‘Kick’ from November


July 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Editor-turn-director Shirish Kunder, who is now working on post-production of "Joker", says he plans to shoot Salman Khan-starrer "Kick" from November.The filmmaker told IANS: "My ... Read more...

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Kush Sinha to direct siblings Sonakshi, Luv


July 6th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Kush Sinha has roped in sister Sonakshi to play the lead in his directorial debut. His twin brother Luv too has a prominent role in the ... Read more...

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Deepak Tijori wants new heroine for next directorial


June 27th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Actor-turned-filmmaker Deepak Tijori is on a lookout for a new face for his next untitled directorial venture, which has a women-centric plot.To be produced under ... Read more...

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‘1971′ director’s next a romantic comedy (With Images)


June 26th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) After making his directorial debut with "1971", a National Award-winning movie based on prisoners of war, Amrit Sagar Chopra is back after a break of ... Read more...

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Deepak Tijori to direct two films this year


June 26th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Actor-turned-director Deepak Tijori, whose last directorial venture was 2009 Sunny Deol starrer "Fox", says he will wield the megaphone for two projects this year."Yes, I will ... Read more...

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‘Paper Dhoni’ shoddy work of Nayak (Kannada Movie Review)


June 24th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Paper Dhoni"; Cast: Naveen Krishna, Shanthala, Avinash, Satya Prakash, Sathyajith, Adhi Lokesh and others; Producer: Janardhan; Director: R.K. Nayak; Composer: Sri Suman; Camera: Jai Anand; Rating: *R.K. Nayak's directorial debut ... Read more...

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