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DEPARTMENT first look: Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt come together again
Ram Gopal Varma is ready with his new action-drama film based on the working of the police force
The last time Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjay Dutt came together, which was in Sujoy Ghosh’s Aladin, it wasn’t a really memorable experience. But this time around could be much different. Maverick filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has brought the two actors together again, for his new film, Department. Click here to read more
Ram Gopal Varma: I would love to interact with a ghost
From being the messiah of newcomers to being a man at the mercy of the Bachchans, Ram Gopal Varma’s fall from grace has been drastic and sudden. But no criticism or backlash can break the maverick filmmaker’s spirit. He strikes back – again – with a boo!
Ram Gopal Varma‘s next horror film – Bhoot Returns, in 3D releases today. We caught up with the filmmaker to get him talking about his new film, and just when we thought it would be a serious affair Click here to read more
Did Nathalia Kaur break Ram Gopal Varma’s heart?
Guess she did, and hence lost the chance of being cast in RGV’s next. But will that turn out to be a boon for this filmmaker?
Ram Gopal Varma rose to fame with movies like Rangeela (1995), Daud (1997), Satya (1998), Mast (1999), Jungle (2000) and Bhoot (2003), which he had made with his then muse Urmila Matondkar. But after the two separated, Ramu’s career took a turn for the worse. Tch tch! Click here to read more
Ram Gopal Varma loses it big time
The Department director tries to diss critics, but fails
Poor Ramu. The normally blasé director (for want of a better word) has been stung to the quick with the treatment meted out to his latest disaster Department. He has issued an open letter titled ‘I Love You Too’, rebutting his critics. Cineswami has decided to issue a point-by-point response. Click here to read more
Big budget films will take on IPL 2012
During the last four IPL seasons, Bollywood played it safe. Very few producers had the gumption to release their films during the frenzy that was the cricket season. This time around, things have changed; B-town seems to be all set to take on the sport…and win!
After India’s poor performance in the last few series and an extended cricket season, there are not too many expectations from this year’s scandal-tainted Indian Premier League. Taking advantage of cricket fatigue, the decision has been taken to release six big films during this year’s IPL. Click here to read more
Ram Gopal Varma to make ‘Bhoot’ sequel with Manisha Koirala
The eccentric director ropes in the Dil Se actor for his next horror venture
His last film Department turned out to be a total stinker at the box office. In fact, we really had to scratch our heads to recollect when Ram Gopal Varma last made a decent film that did not embarrass his audiences. Click here to read more
Nathalia Kaur makes RGV’s ‘Department’ leading ladies fume
Anjana Sukhani and Lakshmi Manchu are feeling left out as Ram Gopal Varma’s not giving them place in the promotions
Ram Gopal Varma’s latest muse Nathalia Kaur is giving his other leading ladies a complex. Nathalia, who features as an item girl in RGV’s new film Department, is hogging the limelight with her song Dan dan cheeni. Obviously, this hasn’t gone down too well with the film’s female leads – Anjana Sukhani and Lakshmi Manchu. The two girls are sitting at home cooling their heels while RGV promotes Nathalia and lets her have more than her share of the pie. Click here to read more
DEPARTMENT quick movie review: Sheer torture!
Ram Gopal Varma does it again. He creates yet another poor remake, and this time he lifts the plot from his own film
We heard about RGV trying to create something new with his new style called ‘rogue filming‘. But a quick review from our critic confirms our worst fears. Click here to read more
Salman Khan to share his manager with Sanjay Dutt!
Sallu bhai has turned out be a good friend indeed. And here’s how he has decided to help his friend in need
Looks like Sanjay Dutt will soon be seen following Salman Khan’s footsteps as far as branding goes. And do you know why? Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan ready for ‘Sarkar 3’?
After facing brickbats for his last film Department, Amitabh Bachchan is doing yet another film with the eccentric Ram Gopal Varma. What makes Big B stay loyal to the Sarkar director, despite his repetitive on-screen fiascoes in recent years? We wonder…
So far Amitabh Bachchan and Ram Gopal Varma have done seven films together – Sarkar, Darna Zaroori Hai, Nishabd,Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag, Sarkar Raj, Rann and now Department. Apart from the Sarkar series, the other films have not fared very well at the box office. In fact, many can’t help but giggle when they think of Amitabh Bachchan’s caricatureish villain in RGV Ki Aag. Click here to read more
No rift between Ram Gopal Varma and Abhimanyu Singh
The Department director has left out most of his cast from the publicity material and promotional activities, but it hasn’t led to any kind of fallout between them
Ram Gopal Varma’s Department has been harshly and unanimously criticised by all film reviewers and the fact that his actors are missing from the trailers and publicity materials is adding insult to injury. Click here to read more
DEPARTMENT music review: Lively and powerful
With songs like Dan dan cheeni , the soundtrack of Ram Gopal Varma’s Amitabh Bachchan-starrer is likable, but it could’ve been better
Film: Department; Music Directors: Dharam-Sandeep, Vikram Nagi, Bappa Lahiri; Lyricists: Vaayu, Shabbir Ahmed, Sandip Singh; Singers: Paroma, Ravi, Sandeep Patil, Ritu Pathak, Mika, Sudesh Bhosle, Sanjay Dutt, Farhad Bhiwandiwalla. Rating: *** Click here to read more
Nathalia Kaur’s item song is the best: Ram Gopal Varma
The filmmaker says Dan dan is the best item song of his career, even better than Rangeela and Khallas
Ram Gopal Varma is all for item songs. The filmmaker says the item number Dan dan cheeni from his upcoming film Department is his best offering in the genre ever. “Over the years, since Company, I have not been giving enough focus on the songs because I am doing very different kind of films. After Rangeela and Khallas songs, I think Dan dan is the best item song [Watch song]. I think this is the best item song of my career,” said Varma. Dan dan features Indo-Brazilian model Nathalia Kaur. Click here to read more
DEPARTMENT song ‘Dan dan cheeni’: Is Nathalia Kaur the latest ‘item’ import?
The swimsuit calendar girl will be seen setting temperatures soaring with her hot item number titled Dan dan in Ram Gopal Varma’s action drama with Amitabh Bachchan and Rana Dagubatti, Department
Maverick filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has found a new muse and this time it is superhot model Nathalia Kaur, who is making her Bollywood debut in his new film, Department. Announcing her arrival on Twitter, an excited Ramu tweeted, “Here’s welcoming the red hot dan dan girl @nathalia_kaur from Department to the twitter wrld..she’s worth following to the end of the world!” Obviously he is smitten by her and there is a strong probability that we’ll be seeing more (literally and figuratively) of the gorgeous gal in Ramu’s future films. Click here to read more