Chashme Buddoor News
Why is Rishi Kapoor apologising for Ranbir Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor?
The veteran actor is apologetic for himself and his family, and we think we deserve this sorry from them. Read on to know why…
Rishi Kapoor has not been very picky with his roles these days. In his second innings he has given us good films like Do Dooni Chaar, Namastey London, Love Aaj Kal, Patiala House, Agneepath, Aurangzeb, D Day, etc but he has not spared us from watching his horrific performances in Housefull 2, Chashme Buddoor, Student Of The Year, Shuddh Desi Romance, Besharam, etc. We are happy that at a recent press meet he apologised to the media for one such terrible performance. Click here to read more
Rishi Kapoor: No longer Bollywood’s chocolate boy!
As a lover boy Rishi Kapoor won millions of hearts, singing and dancing, wearing his characteristic sweaters and romancing the prettiest heroines in filmdom. It seemed impossible for the actor to do away with the tag of ‘eternal romantic hero’. And then came a huge turnaround….
For 30 years Rishi Kapoor played romantic leads in all his films. He sang, he danced, he ran around trees, he romanced some of the most desirable heroines in Hindi cinema. Click here to read more
Chashme Buddoor movie review: Takes you back to the era of innocence
The idea of releasing the original Chashme Buddoor (1981) alongside its remake is original!
Audiences, who perhaps were not even born when Farooque Sheikh and Deepti Naval captivated a whole generation of moviegoers with their unaffected camaraderie, get a chance to see why the movies in the 1970s and 1980s by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Basu Chatterjee and Sai Paranjpye were considered heartwarming windows into the soul of the middle-class. Click here to read more
Chashme Baddoor movie review: David Dhawan back in form with a smashing entertainer!
Bollywood’s comedy king shows us just why he is called that, with a fun remake of Sai Paranjpye’s classic
What? David Dhawan does not want to make comedies anymore? Yup, that’s what he told us just before the release of his latest comic caper, Chashme Baddoor. Click here to read more
Watch video: How was Chashme Buddoor restored?
Here’s how the 1981 comedy found its way back to the theatres
As the original Chashme Buddoor hits the screens tomorrow (alongside David Dhawan’s new age version Chashme Baddoor, ofcourse), a whole new generation will get a chance to discover this cult comedy. Click here to read more
David Dhawan to compensate Chashme Buddoor director Sai Paranjpye
The new Chashme Baddoor director has agreed to pay the original writer-director…
Chashme Baddoor is all set to release on April 5. David Dhawan is back with comedy after two years, and this time he is trying to re-create the magic of an old tale. Click here to read more
David Dhawan: I am bored of making comedy films
The ‘No.1’ filmmaker talks about his new-age comedy film, kids – Varun and Rohit, why the Judwaa remake didn’t materialise, his fondness for Karan Johar and Govinda, remakes, sequels and much more!
David Dhawan’s Chashme Baddoor (CB) opens this Friday, but he’s as relaxed as ever. The filmmaker’s funda is quite simple – If one film doesn’t do well, there’s Click here to read more
David Dhawan: There can’t be another Govinda or Salman Khan!
After a two-year sabbatical, the ‘No.1’ director David Dhawan is back with Chashme Baddoor. The veteran filmmaker talks about his attempt to recreate the original comic caper Chashme Buddoor that re-releases on the same day as the remake, and the controversy surrounding the film. He also chats about his sons Varun and Rohit Dhawan, his favourite stars Salman Khan and Govinda, the Rascals debacle and more…
David Dhawan’s last film Rascals bombed badly at the box office. Has the ‘Nizam of nonsense’ reached the end of his career, asked everyone. Click here to read more
Women’s Day Special: Where are Bollywood’s women bonding films?
Cineswami takes a look at the great female bonding films that Bollywood has produced, and also reports that a new girl-bonding movie is being planned
Today is International Women’s Day, as every media outlet will remind you, unless of course you live under a rock where gender issues may not be as pronounced. The big release today is Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster, but the hit of the year so far has been male bonding tale Kai Po Che! Click here to read more
Why did the Chashme Baddoor stars visit a college?
Director David Dhawan took his team – Siddharth, Divyendu and Taapsee – out to a suburban college in Mumbai. Find out what awaited the stars there…
In what can be called a student-friendly marketing move to promote his forthcoming release Chashme Baddoor, filmmaker David Dhawan took the stars of the movie – Siddharth, Divyendu Sharma and Taapsee Pannu – to Mumbai’s Mithibai College yesterday. Click here to read more
Chashme Baddoor cast meets Farooq Shaikh who starred in the original 1981 comedy
The young team was taken by surprise when they bumped into the actor at a suburban hotel
Ali Zafar, Siddharth, Divyendu Sharma and Taapsee Pannu will be seen stepping into the shoes of Farooq Shaikh, Ravi Baswani, Rakesh Bedi and Deepti Naval respectively in the remake of Sai Paranjape’s 1981 cult comedy Chashme Buddoor. Click here to read more
Swara Bhaskar: I apologised to Farooq Sheikh and Deepti Naval
Working with stalwarts could get a tad difficult. But what was the chemistry like between the dusky lead actor of Listen…Amaya and our favourite Chashme Buddoor jodi? Read this exclusive interview with Swara Bhaskar to find out!
Writer-director of Listen…Amaya, Avinash Kumar Singh describes Swara Bhaskar as: “a hurried ball of bags and hair and noise, who stops by our table, chatters with the person I am with and runs off”. And maybe it was this first ‘real’ look that made him call Swara 45 seconds later to ask her to work as the lead in the movie that also stars Deepti Naval and Farooq Sheikh. Click here to read more
Listen Amaya trailer: Deepti Naval and Farooque Shaikh share screen space again!
The film that brings together the Chashme Buddoor and Katha pair of Farooque Shaikh and Deepti Naval has been selected for the 15th London Asian Film Festival
Farooque Shaikh and Deepti Naval-starrer Listen Amaya will be screened at the 15th London Asian Film Festival, to be held in March next year. Directed by debutant Avinash Kumar Singh, the film sees Farooque and Deepti sharing the screen 28 years after their 1983 film Katha. Listen Amaya tells the story of Click here to read more
Ponty Chadha murder case: What will happen to his big budget films?
The late film distributor Ponty Chadha’s untimely death has left filmmakers and producers wondering about the fate of the big budget projects that he was involved in
Ponty Chadha’s death certainly has had a major impact on Bollywood. Shocked directors and producers are deeply worried about Click here to read more