9 items from 2014
Raj Babbar's son took one of the toughest decisions of his life when he decided to be on Bigg Boss Season 8. Speaking just before entering the House, Aarya said, "I know I am known to have a low tolerance level. But I'll surprise everyone who will watch me on the show. And I promise you I'll make my parents proud." Of course Aarya will raise his voice if the need arises. "I've learnt to hold my peace in recent times. But if I see something wrong happening in the House I won't keep quiet." So what brings Aarya to Bigg Boss? He laughs, "The money, of course. It's good. But the real reason is the book that I've written. It gets published in January. I hope to express myself on what I've written in the Bigg Boss House. When I come out as a winner-of course I'll win-i hope »
- Subhash K. Jha
Veteran actor Raj Babbar's son Aarya and Prateik have hit a low patch in their career. And the concerned father is on the look-out for a vehicle that would star Aarya and Prateik together.
Says Raj, "As a father I want the very best for my children. I know how talented Aarya and Prateik are. It's just that they aren't getting the right opportunities. I'd like to create that opportunity for them."
Raj Babbar says he is on the look-out for a project where his two sons can play brothers. "I know Aarya and Prateik can play off well against one another. And I am searching for a script and a director who would be able to make a film where both my sons get equal opportunities."
About their careers not doing well Raj Babbar says, "Who can predict which way an actor's career would go? I started my »
Campaigning for elections over, exhausted but enthusiastic Raj Babbar, the Congress I's candidate from the Ghaziabad Lok Sabha Constituency, is ready to resume shooting from Monday at Pune. Raj Babbar plays an honest police officer in Tevar. "Yes, and I want to stress the fact that the cop I play is an honest cop. It's very essential to show India's politics and bureaucracy in a favourable light. Not all politicians and civil servants are as corrupt as they're shown in our films," says Raj. In fact one of the reasons why Rajji is able to take the break between end of the election campaign and poll results on May 16 as an opportunity to shoot his pending portion for Tevar is because of the positive light in which his character is portrayed. Apparently the prolific actor who has played villainous parts in many films in the past including his notorious career-making »
- Subhash K. Jha
Reports in Mumbai that he has opted to campaign for his candidature in Ghaziabad instead of shooting for Boney and Sanjay Kapoor's Tevar has Raj Babbar flabbergasted and fuming in Ghaziabad. Speaking exclusively in-between spasms of campaigning Rajji expressed genuine surprise at these reports. "Headlines like 'Raj Babbar Chooses Roles Over Poles' sacrifice basic decency to grab attention. These reports give out a terribly wrong and unfair signal. I am not a first-time electorate. I've been balancing out my film and political careers for 20 years. Has any producer ever complained?" Raj Babbar says he had explicitly made it clear that he couldn't shoot with the Tevar team during the first phase of the election campaigning. "It wasn't as if I informed them as an after-thought that I couldn't shoot. I had told them before hand about my plans in Ghaziabad. I had offered to complete my shooting before the campaigning. »
- Subhash K. Jha
Mumbai, April 12: Actor-politician Raj Babbar is surprised and upset with news reports that he has opted to campaign as a Congress candidature from the Ghaziabad Lok Sabha constituency instead of shooting for Boney and Sanjay Kapoor's "Tevar".
Flabbergasted, he said: "Headlines like 'Raj Babbar Chooses Roles Over Poles' sacrifice basic decency to grab attention. These reports give out a terribly wrong and unfair signal. I am not a first-time elector. I've been balancing my film and political careers for 20 years. Has any producer ever complained?"
Babbar says he had explicitly made it clear that he wouldn't be able to shoot. »
- Rahul Kapoor
Mumbai, March 27: Actor-politician Raj Babbar says he was not being high-handed when he questioned police officials for videographing him as he was "informally" addressing "my party colleagues at a private gathering".
According to reports, the Congress candidate for the Ghaziabad Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh near Delhi, lashed out at the police while addressing a gathering in a house in Vijay Nagar in Ghaziabad.
The video footage captures Raj Babbar shouting angrily. The Ghaziabad police has taken strong exception to his outburst and an investigation has been ordered into the matter.
However, Raj Babbar. »
- Machan Kumar
"I will be directing 'Ghayal Returns'. I can't say anything other than that because that is the only film I am doing right now. My complete focus is on this film and everything else will happen only after this film," Sunny said here.
Asked if he plans to take a break from acting after his son Karan makes his. »
- Leon David
Though Bullett Raja couldn't create a roar in the box-office, the Saif Ali Khan starrer recently received a whopping Rs. 1 crore from the Chief Minister of Up government Akhilesh Yadav to have extensively shot in the interiors of the state. As per the regular policy, the producer of a film is allowed to claim a subsidiary if his/her film is extensively shot in a particular region as it helps in promoting the locales of the state. Producer Rahul Mitra, who shot more than 75 percent of his film in Up, received the money recently. He expressed his happiness over this gesture as he stated that the money helped him clear some debts since the movie couldn't do well at the box-office. Also, he is quite content with the fact that the shooting created job opportunities in these small towns. Co-produced and directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, Bullett Raja also starred Sonakshi Sinha, »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
Mumbai, Jan 8: Actor Prateik Babbar Wednesday announced that one of his movies, "Rum Pum Poshsh", has been shelved due to financial problems.
He was roped in to play a writer in the psychological thriller.
"Sad news to share. 'Rum Pum Poshsh' has been stalled due to financial complications," Prateik posted on his Twitter page.
However, he promises some "brilliant" entertainment in the coming years.
Meanwhile, Prateik has been busy. »
- Machan Kumar
9 items from 2014
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