Hamari Adhuri Kahani has well-etched characters but it's cliched and archaic
Bobby Jasoos has no item numbers, no cheap thrills, and none of the usual trappings of a wannabe blockbuster.
Despite charming performances from Vidya & Farhan, this has nothing new to offer
If you were hoping that animation films would come of age with this purported epic, you are in for a disappointment. Though the characters from the Mahabharat have faces and voices of the biggest stars, the images do not add up to a compelling canvas. Not by a wide margin.
"We are talking to Sonam for a film but there is time for that project to start. Sonam did a phenomenal job in Neerja and we would want that our next collaboration is of a great standard too. With Ram, I am doing a comedy, whose idea I have written. We have got a writer on board and the work on the first draft has started," said Atul
Kahaani, which was directed by Sujoy Ghosh, revolved around a pregnant woman named Vidya Bagchi, who was in search of her husband in the city of Kolkata. The role was effectively played by Vidya Balan. The film also featured Parambrata Chatterjee and Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Amitabh Bachchan was last seen in Bejoy Nambiar's Wazir. Currently he is busy filming PINK. Directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, PINK releases on September 16 this year. Besides PINK, Big B will also be seen in the much-hyped Te3N which also features Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vidya Balan
Kahaani, which was co-written by Sujoy, revolved around a pregnant woman named Vidya Bagchi, who was in search of her husband in the city of Kolkata. The role was effectively played by Vidya Balan. It also featured Parambrata Chatterjee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Indraneil Sengupta and Dhritiman Chatterjee
Vidya Balan is reportedly upset because of the sudden release of the Hindi version of Malayalam film Urumi in which she did a cameo role six years ago. The posters however suggest that Vidya has a full-fledged role in the film, which she thinks can be misleading for fans.
Actress Vidya Balan said that she wants to explore her 'dark side' and is on the hunt for "good scripts" that allow her to do that, at a recent book launch event in Mumbai. The Kahaani star, who will next be seen with Amitabh Bachchan in Te3n, said: "It was wonderful working with Big B."
Vidya Balan launched author Piyush Jha's book Raakshas at an event in Mumbai on December 11. The actress, who is a bookworm, said that initially, she was only sent the first three chapters of the book by the author. Vidya also revealed that she found it so intriguing that she arrived at the book launch.
Actress Vidya Balan says that it is the kind of film an actor does that dictates the pay. "I can't expect to get paid like in a big budget film, with the kind of films that I do," said the Kahaani actress.
Actress Madhuri Dixit mesmerised the crowd with her million dollar smile at a jewellery launch event on March 5 in Mumbai
We spotted Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Aamir Khan at a press conference for the actor's upcoming television show Satyamev Jayate in Mumbai on February 17.
Amitabh Bachchan and his wife Jaya, and Dharmendra launched Hema Malini's new music album in Mumbai on February 15.
We spotted Sidharth Malhotra with Fitoor co-stars Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy Kapur in a studio in Mumbai on January 29. Sidharth and Aditya were dressed in casuals while Katrina looked pretty in a striped dress.