Latest Ranbir Kapoor Stories

2008-09-26 18:00:00

By Manish Gajjar WE CELEBRATE my 100th Bollywood column in the Birmingham Mail this week by looking at the ever changing trends of the Bollywood Film industry over the past few months. With UK multiplexes and independent cinemas screening a wide selection of Bollywood films, audience tastes have become more selective and diversified. So the film industry is now rethinking beyond its regular song and dance formula to offer audience movies from different genres - comedies, thrillers,...

2008-08-27 00:00:30

By SUBHASH K JHA Two films old only, and he wants to take up direction already to revive his grandfather's R K Films' flagging banner. And, if newcomer Ranbir Kapoor is to be believed, he would have taken up a home production earlier, only he had already accepted a lot of acting work outside. "My plan got delayed, but now I'm working on it," Ranbir told BT with an air of bravado. "Things will fall into place very shortly. I'll star in the film and direct it. Is that too much...

2008-08-26 03:00:38

By SANAT SAVANAL The dusky beauty of Bollywood is flying high. In her recent flick with Ranbir Kapoor, Bipasha Basu has set the screen on fire. Says the actor, "It has been quite crazy. The process of making the film was effortless and enjoyable. Wherever I go, people have been appreciating my work, actors, directors, my fans, even people I meet at the gym. It is sweet to receive love from so many people." She laughs when we ask about the supposed 'love triangle' between Ranbir,...

2008-08-11 00:00:21

You're romancing three girls in your second film? What can I say, I guess I just got lucky! (smiles) What's Bachna Ae Haseeno all about? It's a romantic comedy. It's a journey of a guy from the age 17 to 30 and the relationships he has in his life at different phases and how each relationship teaches him about life in its own sweet, sexy, sassy way. You didn't get the girl in Saawariya. Similar fate in this one too? No, here I do end up with someone. Love is such that God grants...

2008-07-06 00:00:15

By TANVI TRIVEDI Call it lack of imagination, bad scripts, audiences focusing on IPL, but the first half of 2008 just hadn't been a picture-perfect script for Bollywood. The second half promises plenty of action, more big ticket films, newer stars making their splash on 70 mm and an estimated Rs 600 crore at stake. Take a closer look at the most eagerly awaited flicks of the second part of the year - Love Story 2050, Jaane... Tu Ya Jaane Na, Bachna Ae Haseeno, Singh Is Kinng, Ghajini,...

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