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Rajkummar Rao claims that CityLights left him emotionally drained
The Shahid actor has done some challenging roles in the past but he confessed that Deepak Singh was the toughest character he ever got to play
National-award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao found it emotionally draining to play the role of a migrant worker in Hansal Mehta’s CityLights. Click here to read more
Mahesh Bhatt: I haven’t worked with Amitabh Bachchan because I don’t make films with stars
Bhatt, the producer of CityLights talks about his latest film, Sr Bachchan, Alia Bhatt and more
Rajkummar Rao and Patralekha’s CityLights produced by Vishesh Films has finally released. Mahesh Bhatt tells BollywoodLife about the story behind making CityLights. He also tells us why he likes drama films and more…Excerpt from the interview Click here to read more
Rajkummar Rao: I am open to doing masala films if the script excites me!
CityLights starring Rajkummar Rao and Patralekhaa releases this Friday. The actor says he is not aware of his star status
Rajkummar Rao and girlfriend Patralekhaa along with director Hansal Mehta and producer Mahesh Bhatt have been promoting the film for quite a while now. As the film is on the verge of release, Rajkummar tells Bollywoodlife about acting as a passion, his star status, marriage plans with co-star and girlfriend Patralekhaa and about the film he has signed with the Sholay director Ramesh Sippy. Click here to read more
Patralekha: The lovemaking scene with Rajkummar Rao wasn’t easy!
The young actor expresses her reservations on the love making scene with boyfriend and co-star Rajkummar
Rajkummar Rao’s girlfriend and the leading lady of CityLights Patralekha admitted that the lovemaking scene with her boyfriend wasn’t easy. Though the maximum would feel that it should have been easier for them, considering they have been dating in real life as well, the actor contradicted the idea saying that it was even more difficult. Click here to read more
Rajkummar Rao: Queen is Kangana Ranaut’s Shahid!
With one National award and two big films yet to release, it seems the Shahid actor has become greedy with roles. Read on to find out more
Actor Rajkummar Rao who is riding high on the success of his National award-winning film Shahid, said that he will not accept any small roles from now on. The Kai Po Che actor who did small but prominent roles in films like Love, Sex aur Dhokha, Talaash and Queen told this to Bollywoodlife while promoting his next with Vishesh Films titled Citylights. Click here to read more
Hansal Mehta’s next on Article 377?
At the Celebrate Cinema festival organised by Subhash Ghai’s Whistling Woods International. the national award winning film-maker Hansal Mehta revealed something. Read on to find out…
The director who was recently bestowed upon with a National award for his stirring film Shahid, spoke at a panel discussion on socially responsible film-making at the ongoing festival Celebrate Cinema Click here to read more
Election results 2014: Hansal Mehta disappointed by Narendra Modi’s victory
City Lights director, Hansal Mehta, who was among those from Bollywood who signed ‘An Appeal to Voters’ urging them “vote for the secular party”, on Friday said he is disappointed with the victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the general election. Read his full statement below:
However, he hopes the new government brings only good news for the nation. Click here to read more
Rajkummar Rao: I’m all the more excited about Focus because it’s on a road trip
Read on to know what more does the Shahid actor have to say
The fact that Bejoy Nambiar’s next film Focus is a based on a road trip, makes its lead actor Rajkummar Rao all the more excited about it. Click here to read more
Saqib Saleem: I am jealous of Ranbir Kapoor
Bollywood actor Saqib Saleem says he is jealous of emerging star Ranbir Kapoor and attributes his meteoric rise in Bollywood to his ability to be both a star and an actor.
Saqib, who has starred in four films since making his Bollywood debut in 2011 with Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge, feels Ranbir’s film resume is to die for as it consists of commercial as well as off-beat movies. Click here to read more
Mahesh Bhatt: Releasing Zakhm during NDA regime was a painful task!
The filmmaker is all set with his upcoming rural-urban migration story, City Lights starring Rajkummar Rao and directed by Hansal Mehta
Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt said he struggled hard to release his film Zakhm, which was based on communal tension between two communities, in 1998 when the BJP-led NDA was at the helm. The film depicted tension between two religions in contemporary society. Click here to read more
Mahesh Bhatt: Citylights not a festival film
Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who is backing Citylights, a remake of Metro Manila, says Hansal Mehta’s directorial venture should not be described as festival movie because it has all the elements of a commercial cinema.
“Citylights is not a festival film. It’s an Indian film, it has an Indian story, it has fragrance of our own people and it has songs in it. We have got amazing feedback so far. It’s a very brave idea to make the film,” Bhatt told reporters Monday at the unveiling of 26 minutes’ footage of Citylights. Click here to read more
Hansal Mehta, Mahesh Bhatt and Rajkummar Rao unveil 26-minute footage of Citylights!
The film is an Indian adaptation of Metro Manila
National Award winning director Hansal Mehta has readied his next film titled Citylights and he unveiled a 26-minute footage of the movie at an event here attended by Mahesh Bhatt, who is backing the film, and the cast. Fox Star Studio presents Citylights, an Indian adaptation of British film Metro Manila, in association with Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt. Rajkummar Rao and Patralekha play the lead roles in it. Click here to read more
RGV’s associates want him back in action
Will Ram Gopal Varma come back from Hyderabad to Mumbai? Read on to find out
At Hansal Mehta’s birthday bash last week, many of Ram Gopal Varma’s associates met and discussed that RGV as he is popularly called is the ‘fountainhead for all his new-age filmmakers’ and that he needs to get back in form.
Mehta is himslef a diehard RGV fan. Click here to read more
Farhan Akhtar wins best actor award beating Rajkummar Rao in Australia’s IFFM
Amitabh Bachchan was also honoured at the same film festival
Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who recently received the best actor award from the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy here, has been honoured at the ongoing Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM). 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