Pooja Bhatt: I am waiting for the right script to work with Alia
The Cabaret director talks about how she prefers her father’s films over Kashyap ones
Many credit Anurag Kashyap for revolutionsing the current movie-making culture, but actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says her father Mahesh Bhatt’s films were “way more forward” than the Gangs of Wasseypur fame director is known for creating.
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Mahesh Bhatt: My daughters make me very proud
Mahesh Bhatt has been one of the best filmmakers of his time and inspired generations with his movie-making skills, but the director, who now produces films with new talent, says his three daughters – Pooja, Shaheen and Alia – are far more intelligent and practical than him
“I have got three daughters and all three of them make me very proud. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan: I said no to Mahesh Bhatt when he was at the peak of his career and I was constantly giving flops!
Mr Perfectionist opened up about his early days in the film industry and how he never lost his integrity even at that time
Aamir Khan has been doing great work since a long time and his films are considered to be one of the biggest blockbusters in the film industry. Recently at an event the P.K. star opened up about his initial days of struggle. When asked about how he faced difficult in his life he said, “Never compromise on your dreams.” He also narrated a small incident from his own life. Click here to read more
Mahesh Bhatt’s films Arth and Daddy to be made into a play!
Arth hit the stage in March, while Daddy will open on August 4
Two of Mahesh Bhatt’s films Arth and Daddy have been adapted into the play format and the filmmaker feels this move will be a stimulus for the theatre industry. Click here to read more
Alia wants to do intense film with dad, period film with mom
Humpy Sharma’s Dulhania revealed her wish to work with her parents
Bollywood starlet Alia Bhatt wants her filmmaker father, Mahesh Bhatt, to write an intense film for her, and wants to work with her mother Soni Razdan in a period movie. Click here to read more
Why does Hansal Mehta think Rajkummar Rao’s City Lights is a common man’s love story?
The actor-director duo have collaborated once again after Shahid and this time even Mahesh Bhatt has joined in
After bagging the National Award of best director for Shahid, Hansal Mehta is back with City Lights which he describes as “the love story of a common man.” Click here to read more
Why does Mahesh Bhatt consider City Lights to be his obituary film?
After bringing out various sexy dark low budgeted films, the ace director-producer is getting back to his original genre of serious films
Mahesh Bhatt has been synonymous with various movie franchises that began out of simple sex narratives. But with City Lights he is trying to get back to his earlier genre of films. In the past he has given some superb films like Zakhm, Saaransh, Arth, Jaanam, Daddy, etc. But he moved away from directing and decided to produce films which will be low budget and have a specific sex quotient in them along with an underlining of grey shaded characters. But City Lights seems different. Click here to read more
Is Shabana Azmi Alia Bhatt’s newest fan?
Immediately after Imtiaz Ali’s Highway Shabana Azmi rushed to the Bhatts’ residence to congratulate the parents and their daughter for her extraordinary performance
Alia Bhatt seems to have found a fan in the multiple National award winning actor, Shabana Azmi. Azmi who is acknowledged by many cineastes as among India’s finest, sees Alia as the true inheritor of her talent. Interestingly, Alia’s father Mahesh Bhatt has compared her performance in Highway to Shabana’s sterling career-defining performance in 1982 film Arth. Click here to read more
What does father Mahesh Bhatt think of Alia Bhatt’s performance in Highway?
Apperently, senior Bhatt thinks that Highway is Alia’s Arth!
Not one to be blinded by parental affection, he is yet to give an acting break to his son Rahul, but filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is clean-bowled by his youngest daughter Alia Bhatt’s performance in Imtiaz Ali’s Highway. Click here to read more
Will Mahesh Bhatt direct a film again, for Alia Bhatt?
The SOTY actor talks about her father Mahesh Bhatt. Here’s what she has to say
Alia Bhatt won many-a-hearts with her film Student Of The Year. Though she didn’t have any release this year, she does have quite a few projects lined up for next year. So the youngest and newest entrant from the Bhatt camp wants her father to direct her in a film. Click here to read more
Shabana Azmi to leave for Florence for a retrospective
After Amitabh Bachchan, River to River festival to have a retrospective of Shabana’s films this year
Shabana Azmi is set to head for the prestigious River To River film festival in Florence, starting Nov 22, where best of her works, including Shyam Benegal’s Ankur, Mahesh Bhatt’s Arth, Vinay Shukla’s Click here to read more
Smita Patil’s 58th birth anniversary: Prateik cuts cake for mother
The actor celebrated his late mother’s birthday with special kids
Prateik, son of late actor Smita Patil, celebrated his mother’s 58th birth anniversary on Thursday by cutting a cake in her memory with special kids from an NGO. Click here to read more
Shabana Azmi to be felicitated at Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival
The veteran Bollywood actor, who will be seen on TV show 24, will be honoured at the first edition of the fest
Veteran actor Shabana Azmi will be felicitated at the inaugural Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival (MWIFF) 2013 starting in Mumbai on October 8. The week-long event, organised by Oculus Creations with the support of the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), aims to give women filmmakers an international platform to showcase their talent. Click here to read more
Mahesh Bhatt, happy birthday!
The National Award winner turns 65
Born on September 20, 1948, Mahesh Bhatt is known for his niche films in Bollywood. Bhatt directed his first movie – Manzilein Aur Bhi Hai in 1974 when he was just 26. A little later, he came up with the Shabana Azmi-Vinod Khanna starrer Lahu Ke Do Rang which won many awards. Click here to read more