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.
"Rituda had ordered me one day that, 'You have to do the lead role in my Satyanweshi.' It was not possible for me to say no to Rituparno Ghosh. It was an altogether good experience. Except Byomkesh and his assistant Ajit, all other characters were created by Ritu da," said Sujoy Ghosh
Directed by Mukul S Anand, Hum also starred Rajinikanth, Govinda, Kimi Katkar, Deepa Sahi, Shilpa Shirodkar, Danny Denzongpa, Anupam Kher and Kader Khan in pivotal roles. Mr Bachchan, who was last seen in Bejoy Nambiar's Wazir, recently wrapped up Ribhu Dasgupta's Te3n. It also stars Vidya Balan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Mr Bachchan, who will be seen along with Vidya Balan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Te3n, wrote on Twitter that he was going through "withdrawal symptoms". The 73-year-old thespian also thanked the people of Kolkata, where the movie has been extensively shot, and shared an image of him waving at fans
"Grateful to be back home in time to bring in my birthday ...Thank You for all your love,prayers and wishes. Happy 2016 to each of you," wrote Vidya Balan on Twitter. She had planned to celebrate the New Year with her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur abroad, but they had to cancel their outing as she suffered excruciating pain
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.
The opening ceremony of the MAMI Mumbai Film Festival was a star-studded affair. Bollywood seemed keen to make up for the years of indifference with everyone, from established stars to the younger crop of actors, turning up for the event. Actors Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt, Anil Kapoor and Vidya Balan led the celeb guest list.
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.
Actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, last seen in Bajirao Mastani, arrived for filmmaker Karan Johar's party
Bollywood actress Vidya Balan is arguably one of the best actresses in Bollywood.
Actor Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri was among the first to visit actress Rani Mukerji after the birth of her daughter Adira at Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospital on December 9.