Shashi Kapoor News
Why did Amitabh Bachchan & Madhuri Dixit never do a film together?
The late Rituparno Ghosh wanted to cast Mr Bachchan as Satyajit Ray and Madhuri as Ray’s muse Madhabi Mukherjee. But there was a fear of the Ray family taking offence. Ritu dropped the project.
Saif Ali Khan is the Shashi Kapoor of this millennium
In Kal Ho Naa Ho Saif Ali Khan was to Shah Rukh Khan what Shashi Kapoor was to Amitabh Bachchan in Deewaar, or Amitabh Bachchan to Rajesh Khanna in Anand.
Sandip Ray's new Feluda film based on Satyajit Ray's Hatyapuri to go on floors in May
Sandip Ray will start the production of Hatyapuri in May end. The makers are planning the film during the Christmas weekend.
On Shashi Kapoor's birth anniversary, remembering actor’s top films, from Deewar to Shaan
Shashi Kapoor began his acting career as a child actor in his brother Raj Kapoor's directorial Aag
Sandip Ray on working with Shashi Kapoor on Satyajit Ray Presents telefilm: 'He was a thorough perfectionist'
“Shashi Kapoor is a very adept actor, and a thorough professional," Satyajit Ray told son Sandip when the latter expressed his apprehension of directing a huge Mumbai star for their Doordarshan telefilm.
Aparna Sen and Madhabi Mukherjee on Satyajit Ray, the man, and his enduring legacy
On Satyajit Ray's 100th birth anniversary, his leading ladies Aparna Sen and Madhabi Mukherjee weigh in on the political significance of the man and his legacy, even 29 years since he breathed his last.
As Yash Raj Films turns 50, listing the production house's underrated gems, from Doosra Aadmi to Titli
Yash Raj Films has churned out over a dozen blockbusters since 1970 but it has also offered many films that were equally good yet less successful.
Sanjna Kapoor, known for reviving Mumbai's Prithvi Theatre, awarded French honour for her contribution to performing arts
In 2012, Sanjna Kapoor co-founded 'Junoon', an organisation that works towards increasing the reach of theatre and the arts to wider audiences through innovative initiatives.
A decade in theatre: Barring a few troupes, India's dramaturgy didn't quite mirror the tumult in nation's polity
Arguably, one feature of theatre eco-systems across India, with some exceptions like those fostered by the Budhan Theatre or the Yalgaar Sanskrutik Manch or the still buoyant Jana Natya Manch, is how cosily they seem to be ensconced in their liberal echo chambers, whirring along insulated from the political heave-ho outside their turf.
Farokh Engineer should be allowed his embroidered tales, as long as they're not malicious: A fan makes his case
Farokh Engineer's anecdotes are famously peppered with some ‘Parsi masala’. Though he had no business taking Anushka Sharma's name to prove his point, which he regretted later, he was not wrong in pointing out the fact that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) should be looking for more experienced cricketers as national selectors. His
Tushar Hiranandani on Bhumi, Taapsee and ageism, Saand Ki Aankh’s Shashi Kapoor connect, misogyny and why he won't do another Masti
Tushar Hiranandani defends his directorial debut Saand Ki Aankh, against allegations of ageism, and his past filmography that includes the Masti franchise.
Veteran actress Nafisa Ali diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer, shares news on social media post
Nafisa Ali shared the news of her cancer diagnosis on Instagram.
IFFI 2018: Sridevi, Shashi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna to be honoured with special screenings of their films
IFFI, to be held from 20 to 28 November in Goa, will be showcasing 212 films this year.
International Film Festival of India 2018 will pay tribute to Shashi Kapoor, Sridevi, Vinod Khanna
Cinema of Israel will also be the focus of International Film Festival of India.
Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore's Gehri Chot is an 80s Indo-Canadian film about the immigrant experience
Gehri Chot begins as a study of immigrant life but then becomes a tale of marital discord before finally ending up as a thriller.
Simi Garewal will pay tribute to Siddhartha co-star Shashi Kapoor at Melbourne Film Festival
Simi Garewal, who was Kapoor's co-star in the film will host the screening of Siddhartha as a special gesture of the friendly rapport that the two shared
With Sanju, Ranbir Kapoor makes up for Jagga Jasoos like Raj Kapoor did with Bobby for Mera Naam Joker
Had Ranbir Kapoor's illustrious family not displayed an appetite for risk, films like Kalyug, Utsav and Mera Naam Joker might never have been made.
Jagran Film Festival will pay tribute to Bollywood legends Shashi Kapoor, Kundan Shah, Sridevi
The Jagran Film Festival, a travelling gala, has curated a line-up of over 200 films from over 100 countries.
Before 102 Not Out, tracing the Bachchans and Kapoors onscreen, from Deewar to Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Firstpost looks at the permutations and combinations of the Kapoor and Bachchan family and lists down the memorable movies they have made.
Dadasaheb Phalke's 148th birth anniversary: Notable awardees of the highest honour in Indian cinema
Dadasaheb Phalke Award is given to a film personality for their outstanding contribution to the development of Indian Cinema. Here are some of the notable awardees of the prestigious honour.