Romeo and Juliet News
5 reasons why Aamir Khan-Juhi Chawla’s Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak is a cult classic!
As Mansoor Khan’s timeless romantic film turns 27 today, I bring you a list of 5 reasons for why I think Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak is a cult classic
William Shakespeare’s tragic play on two lovers, Romeo and Juliet, has been revisited umpteen number of times by filmmakers across the world. But there was something special about Mansoor Khan’s version of it, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, as it is still one of the most memorable films of all time. Click here to read more
Ekta Kapoor to make a film on Romeo and Juliet with a twist?
The Ragini MMS2 producer will give a twist to the classic love story
Bollywood has always been inspired by William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and time and again we have seen various version of the classic saga. Last we saw was Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s version of the epic love story in form of Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela and the latest we heard is Ekta Kapoor too is to make a film on the classic story with a twist. Click here to read more
Is Ekta Kapoor making a film on gay relationships?
The elusive topic has not been touched by many filmmakers, but the soap opera queen seems to have a lot of trust in the script
Danish Aslam began his Bollywood journey with the Imran Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer Break Ke Baad. This time, he is back with another movie which may be brushing with controversy because of its content. Click here to read more
Kanye West: Kim Kardashian and my love story is like Romeo Juliet’s love story
The rapper says his love-story is here to stay. Forever…
Rapper Kanye West says that his love story with fiancee Kim Kardashian will be remembered for a long time, just as the eternal love between fictional characters Romeo and Juliet. Click here to read more
Issaq quick movie review: Fails to recreate the Romeo-Juliet magic!
Our reviewer sent us this message, as she watched the film starring Prateik and Amyra Dastur
It is a long Friday indeed. Our reviewer is watching Issaq, the Romeo and Juliet retake by director Manish Tiwari, starring Prateik and Amyra Dastur. Click here to read more
Issaq movie review: Prateik and Amyra Dastur fumble, fail and fall flat!
Give this one a miss – Issaq, directed by Manish Tiwari, is not worth your precious time or money
Director Manish Tiwary’s Issaq is a rustic take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Prateik and Amyra Dastur play two small town sweethearts from Varanasi. From canoodling on rickety boats perched on the beautiful banks of the city of Benares to making lethal love promises, the two do it all. Click here to read more
Issaq is Manish Tiwary’s unique twist to Romeo and Juliet
The director tries to give a Shakespearean twist to a desi tale
Issaq is director Manish Tiwary’s version of Shakespeare’s tragic drama Romeo And Juliet and he says he wanted to give it a unique twist thus he thought about having more antagonists to oppose the two lovers in his film. “One of the initial twists to my film was to attempt something, which I can give a unique angle to. This happened at the scripting level. We started adapting that angle on love,” Tiwary said in an interview. Click here to read more
25 years of Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak: 10 things we loved about the Aamir Khan-Juhi Chawla movie!
As the iconic Bollywood love story celebrates 25 years of its release today, we look at what made the film work with the audiences back then…and still does today
On April 23, 1988, famous filmmaker Nasir Hussain’s production Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (QSQT) released in a rather low-key manner. It launched his now-famous nephew, Aamir Khan into the world of cinema. The film’s leading lady, Miss India Juhi Chawla had debuted in another film, but QSQT served more like her first film in terms of appreciation and box office returns. Click here to read more
Will Shahid Kapoor be the perfect Hamlet?
The actor has been approached by Vishal Bhardwaj for a new film, and speculation is rife that this next is based on a Shakespearean play….Hamlet, King Lear or….
Shahid Kapoor and Vishal Bhardwaj have worked together in Kaminey. But it wasn’t a partnership made in heaven…or so we hear. Shahid’s obstinate behaviour and Vishal’s creative take on almost everything created problems between the two men, each obstinate and insistent on their own way. Click here to read more
Jacqueline Fernandez on the cover of Hi! Blitz: She makes you fall in love with her!
The actor looks spectacular in the Valentine’s Day special issue of the mag. She creates an aura of romance that is sure to make all the guys go weak at the knees Click here to read more
Kareena Kapoor back in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Ram Leela’?
The to-be (or not-to-be) bride will pair up with Ranveer Singh in the forthcoming movie. We dig in to find out what’s up
A while ago Sanjay Leela Bhansali was adamant about not having a married lady play the role of Juliet in his movie Ram Leela that’s inspired from the Shakespeare classic Romeo and Juliet. Later Kareena Kapoor, the lady who was supposed to play the role of a Gujarati Juliet called Leela disclosed her marriage plans, and SLB was heart-broken. Click here to read more
Shraddha Kapoor: It’s hard to find true love
Life is not all hunky-dory when you are an actor, and it gets worse when you are a star kid
Shraddha Kapoor, daughter of Shakti Kapoor and niece of Padmini Kolhapure, must have had her share of awkward moments, especially when her father was in the news for the wrong reasons and her brother was detained by the police after a rave party. Click here to read more