3 items from 2015
There was some good recognition and appreciation that Jackky Bhagnani got when he came up with a good and well balanced performance in Youngistaan. While many stood up noticed that the youngster, who did have a successful F.A.L.T.U. behind him, could demonstrate a different facet of his acting abilities, the makers even pitched for an Oscars nominations for the film.
A little more than a year down the line and after having played the part of a sophisticated Prime Minister candidate, Jackky is taking an about turn and getting into a goofy avtar for Welcome 2 Karachi. As a young Gujarati boy who finds himself in Pakistan without any official papers whatsoever, Jackky is supposed to have let his funny side do all the talking in this Ashish R. Mohan (Khiladi 786) directed film.
“As an actor, Jackky has progressed quite well and Youngistaan was a testimony of that. With Welcome 2 Karachi, »
- Joginder Tuteja
After impressing one and all with his performance in films like Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Ankhon Dekhi, Phas Gaye Re Obama, Bhootnath Returns, Khiladi 786 and several others, versatile actor Sanjay Mishra is all set to showcase his talent, for the first time on international shores.
Sanjay Mishra’s latest film Masaan, which is directed by Neeraj Ghaywan and stars Richa Chadda has been selected for the Un Certain Regard section, at the 68th edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, which will start on May 13. The actor is playing the role of a pandit who sells pooja material on the ghats of Benaras in Masaan.
“So far none of my films have ever been to an international festival so I am very excited that finally the world will see my work,” says an elated Mishra.
Sanjay Mishra, who will also don a tuxedo for the first time in his »
- Press Releases
In the times when hits are difficult to come, films are seldom taking an opening, disasters are the order of the day an anything even remotely entertaining is lending some hopes of revival for Bollywood, the promo of Welcome 2 Karachi has made many stand up and notice. Just when it seemed that it would be a while before one would get to witness a good out and out comedy on the big screen, the arrival of Welcome 2 Karachi has indeed turned out to be a welcome moment for all involved.
“What has impressed most is the camaraderie that Arshad Warsi and Jackky Bhagnani are sharing in the film. The makers have done well in taking an out and out comic route, considering the fact that all of a sudden the laughter quotient has simply dried up in the film industry. It is as if filmmakers have stopped trusting audience to laugh at their jokes. »
- BollySpice Editors
3 items from 2015
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