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Vishal Bhardwaj


Modern Love Mumbai: When only one short (out of six) is memorable, you know that Indian anthologies are in trouble

May 18, 2022 8:09 am

Post Credits Scene: For far too long, we've been settling of anthology series with poor hit-rates. Modern Love Mumbai is just the latest in a long line of shows that are barely able to produce more than one watchable short.

'I asked Shahid Kapoor, tum naachte ho ki udte ho?:' Sukhwinder Singh on goosebump-inducing Haider song | Scene Stealer

June 12, 2022 2:13 am

In this edition of Scene Stealer, we speak to acclaimed singer Sukhwinder Singh, who won a National Award for his work in Haider song Bismil. The artiste opens up about the making of the song, his reaction upon first seeing it, and why this was such a difficult track for him.

Modern Love Mumbai review: Amazon Prime series makes you fall in love with the city, all over again

May 14, 2022 10:27 pm

Modern Love Mumbai review: This city is perhaps India’s only true ‘mahanagar’. The anthology may not inspire the same awed-affection as the Maximum City, but each story does have something uniquely Mumbai about it.

Shahid Kapoor and Vishal Bhardwaj is one heady, compelling actor-director duo: 'He makes me look better than I am'

February 25, 2022 8:17 am

On Shahid Kapoor's birthday, we take a look at his successful and evolutionary collaboration with director Vishal Bhardwaj, through the lens of Kaminey and Haider.

15 years of Omkara: Deepak Dobriyal revisits the scene which launched him in Bollywood

July 29, 2021 8:25 am

Omkara turns 15: Vishal Bhardwaj's iconic retelling of Othello starred Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Vivek Oberoi. The film was Deepak Dobriyal's debut in Bollywood.

After Shakespeare, Vishal Bhardwaj to adapt Agatha Christie's works

October 19, 2020 5:44 pm

Vishal Bhardwaj said while stuck in his Mussoorie home during the coronavirus pandemic, his love for murder mysteries, Alfred Hitchcock and finally Agatha Christie prompted him to make a movie on one of Christie's novels -- a movie that could be shot in a single location.

Vishal Bhardwaj pens screenplay to remember Irrfan Khan

May 10, 2020 12:46 pm

In the screenplay, Vishal Bhardwaj reacts with disbelief when he learns of Irrfan Khan's demise. When the confirmation came to him, the director says a bomb exploded in his heart.

Farida Khanum sings Aaj Jane Ki Zid Na Karo on Instagram live

March 25, 2020 11:23 pm

Before signing off, Pakistani ghazal legend Farida Khanum said such sessions should happen more.

Rabindranath Tagore and Satyajit Ray had qualities of Shakespeare: Vishal Bhardwaj

November 17, 2019 5:23 pm

Vishal Bhardwaj said now that the trilogy of Shakespearean tragedies was complete, he wants to explore the comedies written by the playwright.

Streaming Guide: Vishal Bhardwaj movies

August 04, 2020 11:55 am

On Vishal Bhardwaj's 55th birthday, we list all the films of the noted filmmaker which are streaming online.


Khayyam funeral: Sonu Nigam, Alka Yagnik, Gulzar and others pay last respects

August 21, 2019 6:57 am

Before the funeral of noted music composer Khayyam, several Bollywood celebrities visited his residence in Mumbai to pay their tributes.

Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj at Express Adda

September 24, 2018 7:26 am

Director Vishal Bhardwaj was a guest at Express Adda on September 21 in New Delhi. In conversation with The Indian Express Deputy Editor Seema Chishti, the acclaimed filmmaker spoke about his Shakespeare connection, Quentin Tarantino and his journey in the world of cinema

Shilpa Shetty, Vishal Bhardwaj attend special screening of Sniff

August 24, 2017 10:24 pm

Shilpa Shetty, Ragini Khanna, Vishal Bhardwaj and Sachin Tendulkar among others attended the special screening of Bollywood film Sniff. The celebrities looked happy as they stepped out of the screening. Director Amole Gupte's Sniff is all set to hit screens on August 25.

'The Jungle Book' actor Neel Sethi aka Mowgli promotes the film in Mumbai

March 28, 2016 7:18 pm

Child actor Neel Sethi, who will be essaying the role of Mowgli in the new "The Jungle Book", is in Mumbai to promote his upcoming film. The actor was accompanied by director/ music composer Vishal Bhardwaj and MD And CEO of Disney India, Siddharth Roy Kapur.

Deepika Padukone catches a screening of 'Talvar'

October 08, 2015 10:58 am

It's been a few days since the release of Meghna Gulzar's 'Talvar', but Deepika Padukone caught a special screening of the film on Wednesday night, (October 7) in Mumbai. Looks like the actress who has two upcoming films, 'Imtiaz Ali's 'Tamasha' and Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bajirao Mastani', has been super busy with her work commitments.

Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput host party for friends: Anurag, Masaba, KJo are star guests

July 24, 2015 10:25 am

Newlyweds Shahid Kapoor and wife Mira Rajput hosted a mid-week party on Thursday night (July 23) at their residence in Juhu for friends.

'Haider’ team Shraddha Kapoor, Vishal Bhardwaj celebrate National Award win sans Shahid Kapoor

March 25, 2015 10:39 am

Director of 'Haider', Vishal Bhardwaj and the lead actress Shraddha Kapoor along with other members from the film fraternity celebrated the film's win at the 62nd National Awards on Tuesday (March 24) in Mumbai.

Haider Shahid, Shraddha, Tabu, Irrfan launch Vishal Bhardwaj’s books

October 01, 2014 11:13 am

The cast of Vishal Bhardwaj's soon-to-release, 'Haider', including Shahid Kapoor, Tabu, Irrfan Khan and Shraddha Kapoor attended the filmmaker's book launch event that carried the screenplays of Maqbool, Omkara and Haider by Vishal Bhardwaj.

Haider Screening - Vidya, Huma, Ali Zafar

September 30, 2014 1:26 pm

Vishal Bhardwaj held a special screening of his soon-to-release drama flick, ‘Haider’ on Monday (September 29) that saw the likes of Huma Qureshi Vidya Balan and Ali Zafar.

'Haider's cool couple Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha are busy

September 25, 2014 2:22 pm

'Haider' couple Shahid and Shraddha Kapoor are really busy these days with the film's promotions and the two took their film to the sets of TV shows - India's RAW superstar and 'Cinestars Ki Khoj'.