Everything you need to know about Zafar Manzil: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Zafar Manzil: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) The trailer of Yash Raj Films' forthcoming crime thriller "Gunday" will be unveiled at the ongoing Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) in the presence of its star cast and director Ali Abbas Zafar.
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Yesteryears actress Asha Patekh Friday unveiled her hand impression tile in the presence of close friends and celebrities.
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is missing from the teaser of "Gunday", says it's obviously a promotional strategy for the movie. However, she guarantees that the theatrical trailer of the film will have much more.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Director Ali Abbas Zafar's forthcoming project "Gunday" will be dubbed in Bengali for the audience in West Bengal.
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Pakistani singer-turned-actor Ali Zafar, who is gearing up for his next Bollywood venture "Total Siyappa", says the audiences in his home country as well as India are going to relish and cherish the romantic comedy.
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) The first teaser of "Gunday" features Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in their rugged avatar but the film's leading lady Priyanka Chopra is surprisingly missing. Arjun admits he misses her in the teaser but says it's a part of the promotional strategy.
Trailer of one of the most awaited movie of 2014, Gunday starring Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor as Bikram and Bala has been released.
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) The sepia-toned teaser of "Gunday", unveiled Thursday, takes the viewers into the life of two boys Vikram and Bala, victims of the 1971 Bangladesh war of liberation.
Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) The moderate Hurriyat group's executive committee headed by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq met here Monday to discuss whether or not the separatist conglomerate should engage in Track II diplomacy with New Delhi and Islamabad.
Islamabad, Oct. 31 (ANI): A United States drone strike reportedly killed three suspected militants in Miramshah Bazaar in North Waziristan Agency on Wednesday night.
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who continues to entertain movie buffs even after over four decades of his association with the world of entertainment, turned 71 Friday. Bollywood celebrities saluted his energy and spirit, which, as one said is like a 17-year-old's.
New Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee embarked on a six-day state visit to Belgium and Turkey on Wednesday afternoon.
Islamabad, Sept 28 (ANI): Match-fixing accused Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf has reportedly denied the allegations made against him by the Mumbai police in its charge sheet on the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting scandal and said that the police is indulging in 'character assassination'.
Islamabad, Sept 27 (ANI): Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf has said that he would not be appearing in an Indian court after Mumbai police charged him for being involved in a spot-fixing scandal during this year's IPL because he has no confidence in the state's police.
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Director Ali Abbas Zafar is back in Mumbai after scouting for locations for his next movie "Gunday" in Oman.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) For the second day running, the sports ministry has not been able to announce the national sports awards.
Karachi, Aug 21 (ANI): The Pakistan Under-19 cricket team has reportedly lifted the tri-nation tournament trophy with a comprehensive 192-run win over England Under-19s in the final at Trent Bridge, helped by a century from opener Sami Aslam and an keen spell of 4 for 25 from left-arm spinner Zafar Gohar.
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Intense lobbying for getting female discus thrower Krishna Poonia the Khel Ratna, the highest sports award, delayed the scheduled announcement of the national sports awards here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam is a fitness enthusiast and is said to be undertaking a gruelling workout regime.
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) She became a known name after the success of her debut film "Vicky Donor" and is looking forward to work with Ajay Devgn in her next. But when it comes to shopping, actress Yami Gautam loves picking up stuff from both the street and stores.
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India's highest sporting honour. Cricketer Virat Kohli is one of the 14 chosen for the Arjuna Award to be presented at a ceremony here Aug 29.
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) "Vicky Donor" fame Yami Gautam is looking forward to begin work on a film starring Ajay Devgn, and is also busy wrapping up "Aman Ki Asha", which features Ali Zafar.
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Muslims in Maharashtra celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with great fervour and gaiety Friday. This year, the festival that marks the end of the period of fasting in the holy month of Ramadan fell on a Friday, making it special.
New Delhi, August 6 (IANS) Popular playback singer Bappi Lahiri, often known as Bollywood's 'Disco king', has crooned a special cabaret number for "Gunday". He says it will be a sureshot crowd puller.
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has decided to rent out its stadiums during the lean season for non-sporting activities.
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Atress Priyanka Chopra is playing the female lead in period drama "Gunday" and she is currently shooting for a cabaret dance sequence for the action-drama-cum-romance. The film's director Ali Abbas Zafar says he is using an original song.
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan remembers the legendary Rahul Dev Burman, affectionately called Pancham-Da, on the occasion of his 74th birth anniversary Thursday and says "his last years were filled with sadness".
Islamabad, June 26 (ANI): Pakistan and India have the potential to increase bilateral trade from current 2.5 billion dollars to 10 billion dollars per annum.
Islamabad, June 25 (ANI): In what will be the country's first trial against a military general for treason, legal experts in Pakistan have reportedly said that collaborators of former army chief general Pervez Musharraf may also face prosecution.
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) G. Venkatesh Kumar's "Moths", a Tamil documentary about dying fishermen who go unnoticed on India's coast, won the best documentary award at the first Indo-Russian film festival.
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Pakistani actor Ali Zafar, who debuted in Bollywood with 2010 film "Tere Bin Laden", will be seen doing a cameo in the comic satire's sequel.
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Pakistani actor Ali Zafar doesn't believe in being overworked as he loves to spend quality time with family.
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) "Dhoondh Legi Manzil Humein" fame actress Sara Khan, who doesn't want to be part of anything and everything and selects projects carefully, invests her time in other creative activities too. She has authored a book, a guide for teenage parents.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Television actress Sara Khan, known for her show "Dhoond Legi Manzil", who will be seen in comedy films "Aman Ki Asha" and "Maaya, Vanilla and Strawberries", says while she enjoys the genre, she would like to play a serious role as well.
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) After "Son Of Sardaar", actors Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha will reportedly come together again for one of Prabhudheva's upcoming directorials.
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam, who made a successful transition to films from TV with "Vicky Donor", has completed shooting for her second movie "Aman Ki Aasha".
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was observing a day of mourning Sunday after three people were killed and over 45 injured in two back-to-back blasts near its party office in the port city of Karachi last night.
Lahore, Apr. 29 (ANI): The four-member medical panel has said that Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh who was injured by fellow inmates, would continue to be treated in Pakistan.
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh will continue to receive treatment in Pakistan, said a medical panel formed to decide whether the Indian death row prisoner, who was grievously injured in an attack in Kot Lakhpat jail, needs to be taken abroad.
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Actor-singer Ali Zafar, who began his Bollywood journey with comedy film "Tere Bin Laden", feels that actors don't get typecast in the Hindi film industry.
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) A panel of experts will decide whether Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who suffered grievous injuries in an attack in Kot Lakhpat jail, should be sent abroad or a foreign neurosurgeon called here, a media report said Monday.
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 14 others injured in a bomb blast that hit a political gathering in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, a media report said.
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Pakistani actor Ali Zafar, who has wrapped up shooting for his Hindi film "Aman Ki Aasha", says it is a remake of a Spanish movie.
Ali Abbas Zafar directorial Gunday starring Priyanka Chopra, Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in the lead roles has been scheduled to be released on Valentines Day, February 14, 2014.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Director Ali Abbas Zafar and producer Aditya Chopra's forthcoming movie "Gunday" will release Feb 14 next year.
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Remembering his 2009 Telugu blockbuster "Arundhati", actor Sonu Sood said he had a tough time shooting for the film.
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Maharashtra entered the final of the third Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's National Championship (West Zone) played at the Mahindra Stadium here Monday.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor's high-on-energy moves in new song "Badtameez dil" from his forthcoming movie "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" are being compared to his late grand-uncle Shammi Kapoor's famous dancing style.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) David Dhawan's "Chashme Baddoor", a remake of 1981 film of the same name, has not only got thumbs up from the critics, but it has also managed to mint Rs.11.45 crore in the first two days of its release.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Leading Urdu poet, progressive writer and women's activist from Pakistan Fahmida Riaz has said that all three major political parties in her country seek friendly ties with India.
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Rubbishing reports that Sai Paranjpye is upset about the remake of her "Chashme Buddoor", David Dhawan says he has done nothing that would offend the director of the old classic.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Indian cinema, in its 100 years' legacy, witnessed for the first time, the digitally restored version of Sai Paranjpye's 1981 "Chashme Buddoor", and its new-age remake, David Dhawan's "Chashme Baddoor" this week. The latter seems to be doing better business, but the former seems to be setting pace for more classics to be restored in the times to come.
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actor Divyendu Sharma was overjoyed when someone complimented him for his performance in "Chashme Baddoor", saying that his portrayal of Omi in the recently released film will make people forget his unforgettable character Liquid from his debut film "Pyaar Ka Punchnama".
New Delhi, April 5 (ANI): Well known Bollywood names attended the special screening of David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor' along with the thrilled star cast of the movie, in Mumbai on Saturday.
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) David Dhawan's "Chashme Buddoor" remake released Friday alongside the digitally restored version of the original, but the filmmaker is unfazed by the competition. He believes the simultaneous release would create curiosity among the audiences.
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) The premiere of digitally restored version of Sai Paranjpye's classic "Chashme Buddoor" turned out to be a low-key event, which saw the presence of star cast of the film and some TV actors.
Film: "Chashme Baddoor"; Cast: Rishi Kapoor, Lilette Dubey, Ali Zafar, Siddharth, Divyendu Sharma, Taapsee Pannu and Anupam Kher; Director: David Dhawan; Rating: ***1/2
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) "Chashme Baddoor", a remake of 1981 film, about three friends will release alongside "Rise Of The Zombie", touted as the country's first Zombie horror thriller this Friday.
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu, who makes her Bollywood debut with "Chashme Buddoor" remake, says shooting for David Dhawan directed film was so much fun that she and her co-star felt they were on a picnic.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) In 100 years of Indian cinema, this seems to be a first - a digitally restored version of the original 1981 film "Chashme Buddoor" will hit the screens Friday, along with its remake, David Dhawan-directed "Chashme Baddoor".
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Actor Siddharth is a dedicated and hardworking boy, says filmmaker David Dhawan, who has worked with him on "Chashme Baddoor".
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Restoring classics is like "restoring heritage", says seasoned actor Farooque Shiekh, who rues that many good films perished but is happy over steps being taken to save other masterpieces like his "Chashme Buddoor".
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Pakistani actor-musician Ali Zafar clarifies that he's away from "Chashme Baddoor" promotion in India not due to visa problems but because he is busy shooting E. Niwas' "Aman Ki Asha", a film on India-Pakistan amity.
Islamabad, Mar 30 (ANI): Pakistani singer-turned-actor Ali Zafar's publicist has rejected claims that the star was denied the visa to India, it has been claimed.
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Veteran actress Deepti Naval, who is all set to release the digitally restored version of the original "Chashme Buddoor", has never felt that the film faded away from the viewers' mind.
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood hopped four floors on his crutches to finish dubbing for forthcoming action movie "Shootout at Wadala".
Dhaka, March 27 (IANS) A Bangladesh court Wednesday asked why Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her predecessor Khaleda Zia can't be asked to sit for talks to end the ongoing political impasse.
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Filmmaker David Dhawan, who has come a long way in showbiz, says he is extremely proud of his son Varun Dhawan and its now payback time with his entry into Bollywood.
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Amid changing weather and water patterns worldwide and forecasts of more severe transformations to come, the UN Security Council is being increasingly urged by experts to include water security issues on its agenda.
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) David Dhawan, who churned out a string of hits with Govinda, says his bonding with the actor was the best and he missed him while shooting for "Chashme Baddoor" remake.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar is so much in love with sun, sand and the beaches of Goa that he is reportedly planning to own a shack there.
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Southern actress Taapsee Pannu, who is working with veteran actor Rishi Kapoor in forthcoming film "Chashme Baddoor", confessed to him about her crush on his actor son Ranbir.
Film: "Chashme Baddoor"; Music Director: Sajid-Wajid; Lyricists: Jalees Sherwani, Neelesh Misra, Kausar Munir; Singers: Sonu Nigam, Ali Zafar, Shreya Ghoshal, Mika Singh, Wajid, Neuman Pinto; Rating: ****
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Divyendu Sharma, who plays one of the friends in "Chashme Baddoor" remake, says the first scene of the original film is his favourite one.
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Divyendu Sharma, who will be seen in the remake of light-hearted drama "Chashme Baddoor", says working with David Dhawan is a big high for him and his co-stars.
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Contrary to rumours that they are not getting along, "sizzling chemistry" and "serious bromance" keep the boys of "Gunday" - Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor - ticking on the outdoor schedule of the movie here.
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Bollywood director Ali Abbas Zafar, of "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan" fame, says the politically turbulent nature of Kolkata will help audiences to understand the characters and story of his next venture "Gunday" better.
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) A year after receiving critical acclaim for portraying Jhilmil Chatterjee, an autistic Bengali girl, in "Barfi", National Award winner Priyanka Chopra feels elated at her second outing as a Bengali character in the forthcoming film "Gunday".
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu, a Punjabi girl who is popular in southern movies, feels that promotion of films in the language you know is fun and, therefore, she now wants to learn Tamil and Telugu.
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Pop music culture is diminishing and it upsets Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar, who would love to do something to save it, but admits he can't bring about the change single-handedly.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) Veteran Actor Rishi Kapoor, who sports a hippie look in David Dhawan's "Chashme Baddoor" remake, will tap dance with actor Ali Zafar in the film. It is after 36 years that he has performed the dance form for a film.
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) The team of David Dhawan's version of "Chashme Buddoor" recently met veteran actor Farooque Sheikh, who had acted in the original in 1981.
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Pakistani-actor singer Ali Zafar is off to London to start shooting for Neeraj Pandey's production venture "Aman Ki Asha".
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Southern actress Taapsee Pannu may have featured in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films but she is a Delhi-based Sikh girl and David Dhawan is introducing her in Bollywood with the "Chashme Baddoor" remake.
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Actor-singer Ali Zafar got up, close and personal with Aditi Rao Hydari in "London, Paris, New York", however, he says kissing on screen is something he would never do as it makes him uncomfortable.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar ended up rehearsing just in his boxers, a la John Abraham, while shooting for "Chashme Baddoor". He stripped all thanks to a prank played on him by his co-stars Siddharth and Divyendu Sharma.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Moving away from the boy-meets-girl, falls-in-love formula, filmmakers are increasingly exploring the world of male bonding -- the forthcoming "Kai Po Che!", "Grand Masti" and "Chashme Buddoor" are only the recent cases in point.
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Director David Dhawan, whose forthcoming film "Chashme Baddoor" is a remake of the 1981 eponymous comedy, dedicates his film to late actor Ravi Baswani, who played the role of one of the three friends in the original film.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) For the music launch of David Dhawan's "Chashme Baddoor" Tuesday, a shopping mall in Mumbai has been recreated into a Goa cafe.
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar, known for his comedy roles, believes he has not been type-cast in the industry and so he is also trying his hand at different things - like action film "Kill Dil".
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) The death toll in Friday's building collapse in south Mumbai climbed to four with two more injured succumbing here early Saturday, officials said.
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Two people were killed and one person was injured when a portion of an old building collapsed in a congested locality here Friday, officials said.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) After doing serious and intense roles in "Rang De Basanti" and "Midnight's Children", southern actor Siddharth is set to take the audience on a laughter ride in "Chashme Buddoor".
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A vibrant protest movement against the ongoing influence of conservative, politicized Islam has erupted in one of the world's most populous Muslim nations-Bangladesh.
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) In choosing a perfect Valentine's Day, celebrity-wishes vary from planning a long drive to singing to their sweetheart; from wishing for a society that understands power of love to treating women with respect.
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Actor Divyendu Sharma, who touched a chord with movie buffs as Liquid in his debut film "Pyaar Ka Punchnama", will flaunt his poetic side in "Chashme Buddoor" remake.
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Director Ali Abbas Zafar, currently busy shooting for "Gunday", says the entire star cast of the crime-thriller is headed to Kolkata to shoot in real locations.
Islamabad, Jan. 31 (ANI): Pakistani scholars at a seminar have said that the country should grant the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India considering that it is signatory to the World Trade Organisation trade agreement.
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam, who started her movie career with "Vicky Donor", will be seen opposite Sharman Joshi in her third film.
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Yami Gautam, who became a household name after "Vicky Donor", says her next film with Shootjit Sircar "Hamara Bajaj" is on hold as they are busy with their respective assignments.