Everything you need to know about Madhur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Madhur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) A prayer meeting was organised here Tuesday for Priyanka Chopra's father Ashok Chopra, who died in a Mumbai hospital battling cancer.
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra's father Ashok Chopra, who passed away Monday afternoon, was cremated Monday evening at Oshiwara crematorium here.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Praising Angelina Jolie's decision to go for double mastectomy to reduce her risk of getting breast cancer and having the courage to share it with the world, Indian filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar says the Hollywood actress has become an inspiration for women the world over.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Television actor Manish Raisinghani, who was seen in a small role in Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine", says he is keen to do action and comedy films.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The whole of B-Town brigade is mourning the death of Indian prisoner in Pakistan-Sarabjit Singh
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) "Petty-minded" politics took away the life of Sarabjit Singh, Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar and veteran writer Javed Akhtar said, as Hindi film celebrities reacted strongly to the death of the Indian death row prisoner in Pakistan.
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Condoling the death of legendary playback singer Shamshad Begum, megastar Amitabh Bachchan said the industry had lost its "golden voice", while Lata Mangeshkar remembered her as a "nice and happy soul".
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar, known for making a film on the fashion industry, himself walked the ramp at the recently concluded India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) and liked the experience.
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Usha Jadhav, who started her career in cinema with a small role in Madhur Bhandarkar's "Traffic Signal", has come a long way in just six years. Today she stares at the National Award for best actress for her work in Marathi film "Dhag" with some disbelief and a lot of gratitude.
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Oscar-winning Hollywood director Steven Spielberg, here to celebrate the success of his film "Lincoln", interacted with a bevy of Bollywood filmmakers, including Madhur Bhandarkar and Ashutosh Gowariker, who have hailed him for his genius.
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's meeting with acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg, whom he calls an "institution", was one full of talks on the state of Indian cinema and the future of cinema at large.
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Celebrating International Women's Day will be more meaningful when the nation will be a safer haven for the fairer sex, Bollywood celebrities like Anupam Kher and Bipasha Basu believe.
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) He may be a fashion designer, but it is on the small screen that Rohit Verma has really made an impact - and that's what he is returning to in a cookery show.
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar says it is sad that while everyone is talking about celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema, on the other hand, maverick actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has been drawn into a controversy over his mega-budget movie "Vishwaroopam".
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government's ban on actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan's movie "Vishwaroopam", following objections from Muslim organisations, has left industry members like Prakash Raj and Madhur Bhandarkar upset and angry.
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar's music company LM MUSIC was launched here Sunday by Pandit Jasraj, Amitabh Bachchan and Nita Ambani at a star-studded function here.
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) Good health, love, happiness and respect for women - Bollywood celebrities have wished all this and more to their fans and loved ones on the first day of 2013.
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) The death of the Delhi gang-rape victim in Singapore shocked Bollywood, with Shabana Azmi urging the country to "wake up" and combat violence against women.
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Bollywood's latest 'ishqiya kahaani' entered a new chapter Friday with actress Vidya Balan and Disney UTV managing director Siddharth Roy Kapur getting married in a quiet ceremony that wove together Tamil and Punjabi rituals.
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Post "Heroine", filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar says he is on a break from direction.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) A statue of late Hindi cinema icon Dev Anand will be unveiled at the Bandra Bandstand Promenade here on the actor's first death anniversary Dec 3.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has been invited to join the international jury at the Cairo International Film Festival that starts Tuesday.
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Anupam Kher and Anubhav Sinha have hailed the government for Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab's execution Wednesday, and hope that "no more Kasabs are being trained elsewhere".
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Among a string of 'rest in peace' messages from Bollywood celebrities, following Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's death here Saturday, were emotional condolences from veterans like Amitabh Bachchan and Lata Mangeshkar. They described him as a man of grit and purity.
Mumbai, Nov 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Venkaiah Naidu and actor-turned politician Hema Malini visited ailing Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray at his Matoshree residence in suburban Bandra here today.
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Leaders of the Shiva Sena on Friday claimed that party's supremo Bal Thackeray is responding well to treatment at his 'Matoshri' residence in suburban Bandra here.
Mumbai, Nov 16 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev visited ailing Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray at his Matoshree residence in suburban Bandra here today.
Mumbai, Nov. 16(ANI): Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's health condition is showing steady improvement.
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) As Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray remained critical Thursday, a cloud of uncertainty loomed over filmmakers, TV producers and theatres owners.
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Akshay Kumar have extended love, joy and Diwali greetings to friends and fans.
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) With the country celebrating Dhanteras Sunday, Bollywood celebrities wished their fans a "very and prosperous festivity".
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) In a major relief to film producer Madhur Bhandarkar, the Supreme Court Monday quashed the charge of alleged rape levelled against him by actress and model Preeti Jain.
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) National award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar said he is relieved after the Supreme Court quashed the charge of alleged rape levelled against him by actress and model Preeti Jain.
New Delhi, Nov. 5 (ANI): Model and actress Preeti Jain, who had accused film director Madhur Bhandarkar of raping her on the pretext of giving her a lead role in one of his forthcoming films, on Monday welcomed the Supreme Court's judgement to quash the rape charges against the filmmaker.
Mumbai, Nov.1 (ANI): Bollywood celebrities attended the premiere of the latest James Bond film 'Skyfall' in Mumbai on Wednesday.
London, October 30 (ANI): Cookery legend Madhur Jaffrey has blasted the new generation of "rude" television chefs.
M0umbai, Oct 24 (IANS) As the nation celebrates Dussehra Wednesday, a large number of Bollywood celebrities hope they will be able to defeat evil in their lives, while others simply wish love and happiness to fans, friends and loved ones.
Mumbai, Oct.22 (ANI): Filmmaker Yash Chopra, who was widely regarded as Bollywood's 'King of Romance', has embarked upon his final journey, a day after succumbing to Dengue and multiple organ failure at Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital.
Mumbai, Oct 22 (ANI): Several Bollywood bigwigs, including superstars such as Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan turned up to pay their last respects to veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra, known as the country's king of celluloid romance.
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar's last film "Heroine" didn't garner too much praise, but the filmmaker is happy with the kind of cinema he has made so far.
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and Madhur Bhandarkar have wished love and good luck to family, friends and fans on the occasion of Navratri.
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar faced many hurdles while making "Heroine" -- the filmmaker is now delighted to see the response and has expressed gratitude to the people who supported him all through.
New York, Oct 5 (IANS) The Big Apple is set to host a two-day educational conference, themed "Bollywood: Beyond the Song and Dance," featuring some of the most successful Indian filmmakers in the business.
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar has invited the wrath of the industries, whose underbelly he tried to unravel through films like "Chandni Bar", "Page 3" and "Fashion", but he is unfazed.
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor-starrer "Heroine" is working wonders in the overseas market.
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood continues to inspire fashion among youngsters, and if you're one among those who fancies Kareena Kapoor's outfits from "Heroine", here's your chance to grab them online.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood's 'desi girl' Priyanka Chopra is back in Los Angeles to work on the video of her debut international song "In my city" and says she wants to add an Indian touch to it.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Ahead of the release of their mega project "Heroine", actress Kareena Kapoor and director Madhur Bhandarkar sought the blessings of lord Ganesha here. The duo is happy with the initial response to the movie, releasing Friday.
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor, who is busy promoting her forthcoming film "Heroine", says elder sister actress Karisma is her biggest critic.
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Salman Khan is on the brink of completing a silver jubilee in Bollywood, and actress Kareena Kapoor says the industry is incomplete without him.
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Niranjan Iyenger, who has penned the script for movies like "Fashion" and "Kal Ho Naa Ho", says a writer is the backbone of any movie and his importance can't be overlooked.
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) A book on Kareena Kapoor by author Shobha De will release soon and the actress reveals that it will not contain any personal information about her.
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) After wearing greasepaint for her film roles, actress Mugdha Godse is now playing with colours on canvas to take her vision forward.
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor's "Halkat jawani" is having positive effects on
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An NGO Friday welcomed the Central Board of Film Certification's decision to give an 'A' certificate to the upcoming movie 'Heroine', saying the move will protect young children from getting exposed to tobacco use in the film.
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor will warn viewers of "Heroine" about the dangers of smoking at the beginning of the movie, during the interval and at the end, through a voiceover, says director Madhur Bhandarkar.
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Acclaimed Indian director Madhur Bhandarkar has been invited at the 35th Cairo International Film Festival, starting Nov 27, to judge a segment.
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Teachers play an important role in shaping our personalities and Bollywood celebrities like Bipasha Basu, Madhur Bhandarkar and Anupam Kher admit it and thank their Gurus for helping them reach the position where they are today.
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) An NGO working in the field of healthcare Tuesday asked Madhur Bhandarkar, the producer of Hindi movie "Heroine", to comply with rules against showing smoking scenes on screen.
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) True to the glamorous spirit of their film "Heroine", actress Kareena Kapoor, director Madhur Bhandarkar and producer Siddharth Roy Kapur held a stylish and glitzy promotional programme on a cruise here.
Dubai, Sept 4 (ANI): Kareena Kapoor promoted her new flick 'Heroine' in Dubai in true Bollywood style, as she stepped off a sea-plane and jumped onto a yacht at the Jebel Ali Resort and Spa.
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) After working for over 30 years in filmdom and giving some of the greatest blockbusters like "Hero", "Ram Lakhan" and "Gardish", Jackie Shroff doesn't worry about length of a role anymore.
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) It was a tough call - three boys, all from Punjab, all excellent singers with a great audience connect. But it is Vipul Mehta from Amritsar, who bagged the "Indian Idol 6" title here Saturday night at a glittering grand finale.
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor, whose film "Heroine" is set for a September release, Saturday said she was confident but not over-confident about it.
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Women-centric films have caught the right attention in recent times, thanks to unique content and strong roles. But for "Heroine", Kareena Kapoor has gone a step ahead and managed to bring as many as eight brands on board - said to be the most for any female-oriented Hindi movie so far.
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The music launch of Kareena Kapoor's most ambitious project "Heroine" at the Siddhi Vinayak temple here Thursday turned chaotic when crowd became uncontrollable.
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar is popular for making women-oriented films like "Chandni Bar", "Page 3" and "Fashion" and the filmmaker clarifies that this doesn't mean he is gender-biased and says his only aim is to make good movies.
After the first song "Halkat Jawani" from Madhur Bhandarkar's upcoming movie creating waves among the listeners, Bhandarkar released the video of the second song of the movie titled "Saaiyaan".
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) "Happiness", "prosperity" and "love" are what Bollywood celebrities like Madhuri Dixit, Prabhu Deva and Farhan Akhtar wish for friends and fans celebrating the harvest festival of Onam Wednesday.
Gurgaon, Aug 28 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor feels she was destined to do director Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine" and says the film is very close to her heart.
Gurgaon, Aug 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is disappointed with the censor board's decision to ban screening of adult films on television. He feels the producers will lose a lot of money due to this.
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar was in for a surprise when actress Kareena Kapoor decided to celebrate his birthday on the sets of "Heroine".
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Karisma Kapoor is extremely proud of her sister Kareena Kapoor, whose career is shaping up pretty well and feels that "Heroine" will be a milestone in her acting journey.
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A Delhi court has turned down a plea for issuing an order to present the script of filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar's movie "Fashion" on an author's allegation that the plot of the film was illegally copied from her book.
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai drew thousands of fans in Kochi while she was there to inaugurate a jewellery store.
Here is the first official trailer of much talked about item song Halkat Jawani of Kareena Kapoor in her upcoming film Heroine.
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) From Shekhar Kapur to Madhur Bhandarkar - film fraternity members have mourned cinematographer Ashok Mehta's demise and remembered him as the most "outstanding", "incredible" and "greatest" director of photography.
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan rememberes soldiers who sacrificed their lives, while superstar Shah Rukh Khan urges people to be fearless and fight for their rights on the 66th Independence Day Wednesday.
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Ronit Roy has been unwell the past few days, and now doctors have confirmed to the actor that he has typhoid.
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Delhi Couture Week (DCW) was not without its fair share of glitz, glamour, style and Bollywood tadka. If the third edition was high on wearable designs, a bevy of Bollywood beauties like Katrina Kaif, Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi added that extra zing to the five-day event.
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Two of filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar's critically-acclaimed movies "Chandni Bar" and "Fashion" are in line to be showcased at the Indian Film Festival (IFF), to be held in Berlin Aug 15-19.
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) He is Bollywood's favourite, so it was obvious to have heavy dose of film flavour at Manish Malhotra's show. If Katrina Kaif and Vidyut Jamwal walked the ramp for him at the ongoing edition of Delhi Couture Week (DCW), many big names from filmdom were present and they were mesmerised by his design aesthetics.
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Director Madhur Bhandarkar has come out in the open about the controversy over "Heroine" trailer and says they did not mean to demean anyone.
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Bipasha Basu considers friendship as one of the purest relationship ever, while Arjun Rampal feels blessed to have some of best buddies in the world. With world celebrating Friendship Day Sunday, B-town celebrities took to micro-blogging site Twitter to wish their best pals.
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) On Kishore Kumar's 83rd birth anniversary Saturday, Bollywood celebrities like Anupam Kher and Madhur Bhandarkar recalled the legendary singer's evergreen charm, which continues to live in the hearts of his fans.
Dubai, August 2 (ANI): The teaser of upcoming Bollywood movie 'Heroine' has infuriated Dubai residents with a dialogue that degrades Bollywood actresses who visit the city.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor's spicy avatar in the first trailer of "Heroine" has grabbed over two million eyeballs since its launch on YouTube.
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) From star cricketers to leading Bollywood personalities, congratulatory messages poured in thick and fast on the virtual world for shooter Gagan Narang, who clinched the bronze medal in the men's 10-metre air rifle event of the London Olympics here Monday.
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Kareena Kapoor has gone ahead and taken a dig at fellow actress Katrina Kaif and her foreign origin.
Mumbai, July 26 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari, who visited Bal Thackeray at the Lilavati Hospital here on Thursday, said the Shiv Sena patriarch is fine and will recover soon.
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor says only her beau, actor Saif Ali Khan, will put to rest the incessant rumours about their wedding date.
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor says she is not trying to copy anyone in her forthcoming film "Heroine", the first trailer of which has raised inevitable comparisons with Vidya Balan's look in "The Dirty Picture".
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) "Heroine" is not inspired by any one person, says director Madhur Bhandarkar, who is known for his realistic films like "Fashion" and "Page 3".
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The newspaper advertisements of Madhur Bhandarkar's upcoming movie "Heroine", that features lead actress Kareena Kapoor with a cigarette on movie sets, have drawn flak for blatant violation of anti-tobacco laws.
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A picture is worth a thousand words and the first look of Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine", with Kareena Kapoor lying upside down, wearing a golden attire, surrounded by film magazines, and an empty glass of wine thrown away, does just that for the movie.
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) You will probably not see a 'smoking' hot Kareena Kapoor in "Heroine", as shots of her smoking in the trailer of the film have been censored before being cleared.
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Be it his hairstyle or his wardrobe, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar reveals his personal style was heavily inspired by legendary actor Rajesh Khanna.
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Sridevi's comeback film 'English Vinglish' will clash with Kareena Kapoor's much talked about 'Heroine' at the box office as both the films are coming out Sep 21. The former's producer R. Balki is unperturbed.
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday rejected an author's plea for lodging a case against Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar for copying from her book the plot of his 2008 film "Fashion".
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A Delhi court has reserved its order for June 27 on an author's plea for lodging a first information report (FIR) against Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar for copying the plot of his 2008 film "Fashion" from her book.