slapstick comedy

Southern films good learning ground for Hindi actors: Madhhurima


September 11th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) The exchange of talent between the southern and the Hindi film industry is working well for entertainment world, actress Madhhurima feels, adding that southern movies provide ... Read more...

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Bollywood ga-ga over Abhishek’s comedy in ‘Bol Bachchan’


July 6th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan has wowed film fraternity with his rib-tickling performance in "Bol Bachchan" - Kunal Kohli said he is "phenomenal" in the movie, while Ashutosh ... Read more...

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‘21 Jump Street’ - It’s laughter all the way (IANS Movie Review)


April 21st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "21 Jump Street"; Cast: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube; Director: Phil Lord and Chris Miller; Rating: ***1/2Filmmaking is a complex art where the same elements can mix up ... Read more...

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Comedy Central now in India


January 18th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Now, TV audiences in India would be able to watch nternational shows "South Park", "Saturday Night Live", "Seinfeld" and many more as American channel Comedy ... Read more...

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‘Tere Mere Phere’ - a mismatched comedy (IANS Movie Review, Rating: * 1/2)


September 30th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Tere Mere Phere"; Cast: Vinay Pathak, Riya Sen, Jagrat Desai and Sasha Goradia; Director: Deepa Sahi; Rating: * 1/2Though comedy has grown into a lush genre over the years, ... 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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‘Kandireega’ mindless, but enjoyable (Telugu Movie Review)


August 14th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Kandireega"; Cast: Ram, Hansika, Aksha, Sonu Sood, Jaya Prakash Reddy, Swathi, M.S.Naryana and Chandra Mohan; Procucer: Bellam Konda Suresh; Director: Santhosh Sreenivas; Camera: Prasad; Music Director: Thaman; Rating: ** 1/2Like ... Read more...

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‘Double Dhamaal’, crude slapstick fare (IANS Hindi Film Review)


June 25th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Double Dhamaal" ; Starring Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi ,Riteish Deshmukh, Javed Jaffrey, Mallika Sherawat, Kangna Ranaut; Directed by Indra Kumar; Rating: **Some things never change. Like Indra Kumar's style ... Read more...

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‘Adaminde…’ ignored at home, big at National Awards: Salim (Lead, correcting name in intro)


May 19th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) Salim Kumar, who was named for the best actor National Award Thursday for Malayalam film "Adaminde Makan Abu", expressed his joy at the honour but lamented ... Read more...

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‘Adaminde…’ ignored at home, big at National Awards: Salim


May 19th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) Salim Khan, who was named for the best actor National Award Thursday for Malayalam film "Adaminde Makan Abu", expressed his joy at the honour but lamented ... Read more...

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Movie Preview: Dil Toh Bachcha Hai Ji


January 27th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Dil Toh Bachcha Hai JiDirector: Madhur BhandarkarCast: Ajay Devgn, Omi Vaidya, Emraan Hashmi, Shruti Haasan, Shazahn Padamsee, Shraddha Das.Genre: Romantic comedyFilmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, who is renowned for making realistic ... Read more...

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‘The Green Hornet’ Review: A Mix Of Slapstick And Action


January 14th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director: Michel GondryCast: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou and Christoph WaltzGenre: Action, Crime ThrillerRating: **Director Michel Gondry delivers a watchable superhero satire in The Green Hornet which draws inspiration from a ... Read more...

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Koffee With Karan: The Director Special Episode With Raj Kumar Hirani, Farah Khan And Imtiaz Ali


November 29th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This week, it was the turn of the trio - the top three directors of B-Town namely Raj Kumar Hirani, Imtiaz Ali and Farah Khan who were invited by host Karan ... Read more...

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Golmaal 3 Movie Review: Hilarious, Crazy, Once Again A Hit Formula!


November 6th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Film: Golmaal 3Director: Rohit ShettyStarcast: Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas talpade, Kareena Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Kunal khemu, Johnny LeverRating: ***Rohit Shetty brings back the ... Read more...

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Never felt absence of dialogues in ‘Golmaal’: Tusshar Kapoor (Interview)


October 20th, 2010 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Not everyone can enjoy doing an entire film without a single dialogue. But usshar Kapoor, who has been playing a mute character in the funny "Golmaal" series, ... Read more...

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The Makdee Girl is All Grown Up


September 30th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): As a child artist Swetha Basu Prasad won a lot of accolades for her performance in movies like Makdee and Iqbal. Swetha is all grown up ... Read more...

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Mukesh To Turn Communist With Priyappetta Nattukare


September 30th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran Malayalam actor Mukesh is going to play the role of a hardcore communist in his upcoming movie titled Priyappetta Nattukare. It will be his first film, ... Read more...

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Shooting comedy not funny for Bhandarkar


July 26th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar is shooting for "Dil To Bachcha Hai Ji", the first comedy of his career, but things are far from funny in his real ... Read more...

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Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Comic Crisis’; Shooting Cancelled


July 26th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Though Madhur Bhandarkar is shooting a comedy – his career's first, we might add – things are far from funny in his real life at the ... Read more...

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WILL THERE BE A MUNNABHAI 3?


May 15th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):In 2004 cinematic history was created, phrases like Aee Mamu, Jaado ki Jhappi and vaat lag gayi were in cult.Gandhigiri was the thing to do!! After two ... Read more...

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‘When In Rome’ tome of missed opportunities (IANS Movie Review)


April 2nd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Movie: "When In Rome"; Cast: Kristen Bell, Josh Duhamel, Jon Heder, Dax Shepard, Will Arnett; Director: Mark Steven Johnson; Rating: *Imagine if the ads really came true, if you ... Read more...

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Clooney’s ‘Batman & Robin’ voted worst film ever


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Hollywood actor George Clooney's film "Batman & Robin" has been voted the worst film of all time in a new poll. The actor featured as the crime-fighting superhero in ... Read more...

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‘Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?’ not slapstick comedy: Ajay Devgn


January 18th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn, who has just bagged the Stardust award for Reader's Choice best actor in comedy for "All The Best", says his forthcoming film "Atithi Tum ... Read more...

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“Mac And Dennis Break Up” With Hilarious Results


November 13th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Nov. 12 episode of "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia", entitled "Mac and Sunny Break Up" was so far the most entertaining of the series. It ... Read more...

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Harland Williams Delivers An Entertaining Performance Yet Again


November 7th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor and comedy icon Harland Williams who performed recently at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston kept his audiences highly entertained with his amazing sense of humor and ... Read more...

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‘Chaloo Movie’ not inspired by ‘Munnabhai’ series: Director


August 4th, 2009 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Director Vinod Pande, known for making films with sensual overtones like "Sins" and "Red Swastik", is now trying his hand at comedy for the ... Read more...

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Daya ben says Hello Brother!


July 31st, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Neela Telefilm"s slapstick comedy Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah celebrates rakhi this week. Daya (played by Disha Wakani) will be seen tying rakhi to her onscreen brother Sunder. And not many ... Read more...

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Taarak Mehta goes Grand!


July 20th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The loyal fans of Asit Modi's popular slapstick comedy Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah are in for a treat! Viewers will soon witness opulence galore in the forthcoming episodes where the ... Read more...

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‘Paying Guests’ - of a house hunt and impersonation (IANS Preview)


June 15th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) After weeks of lull at the box-office due to the grim stand-off between the producers and multiplexes, filmmaker Shubhash Ghai hopes to bring in a dash of ... Read more...

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Getting waxed for ‘Paying Guests’ was torture: Shreyas Talpade


May 29th, 2009 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Talented actor Shreyas Talpade plays a woman in debutant director Paritosh Painter's "Paying Guests" and says getting his hair waxed for the role was extremely ... Read more...

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Penn to play Nazi hunting rockstar in new film


May 20th, 2009 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Oscar winning actor Sean Penn is set to play a Nazi-hunting rockstar in a new movie. The "Milk" star is in talks to headline Italian director Paolo Sorrentino's ... Read more...

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‘Venkata In Sankata’ - a good laugh riot (Kannada Film Review)


February 21st, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Venkata In Sankata"; Director: Ramesh Arvind; Cast: Ramesh Arvind, Sharmila Mandre, Anusha, Meghana, Devadas Kapikar, M.S. Umesh, Umashri and Sanketh Kashi; Music: Ricky Kej; Rating: ***1/2 "Venkata In Sankata" is a great ... Read more...

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My Miss India tag has been a deterrent for me: Gul Panag


February 10th, 2009 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Gul Panag says she always wanted to do meaty roles in films, but her Miss India crown often proved to be a stumbling block as many filmmakers ... Read more...

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‘Mast Maja Maadi’ lacks punch(Kannada Film Review)


December 13th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mast Maja Maadi"; Director: Anantha Raju; Cast: Sudeep, Jennifer, Vijaya Raghavendra, Diganth, Komal, Nag Kiran, Rangayaana Raghu and Umashree; Music: Balajee; Rating: ** "Mast Maja Maadi" is another remake that ... Read more...

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Burmese jokers still pillory military junta through their slapstick comedy act


November 14th, 2007 - 1:52 am ICT by admin
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