This Valentine’s Day at least one film will venture to be all things to all people. For Yash Raj Film’s Gunday, has it all—- guns, guts and gori (a fair maiden).
The film, also known as Goons or Outlaws (its English title), is Ali Abbas Zafar’s second directorial venture and is a period tale of two brothers that become orphans and subsequent refugees during the Bengali Liberation War, who grown up to be infamous and beloved thieves, then happen to fall in love with the same woman.
Hasee Toh Phasee opens today and the (positive) reviews are pouring in. Of course, I’m scooping them up and cataloging them away until I watch and write one of my own, but now that we’re so close, I thought I’d share some film stills and thoughts from the actors themselves on their characters, their chemistry and their hopes for the film. And, as luck would have it, the two stars, aren’t the only ones gabbing about the film. Recently their producers (at 43 secs) also sat down with CNN-IBN’s Entertainment Editor, Rajeev Masand, to discuss their unlikely pairing and the inception of what’s being deemed a “quirky love story.” Continue reading
When the tracks for the Dharma-Phantom co-production Hasee Toh Phasee began to drop over a month ago, I had a feeling it’d be the final video release that would win me over.
Then “Manchala” officially hit the net on Tuesday and well as always, I was glad I gave it a little time.
***And did I mention how much I adore that official poster?!
With only two days to go, co-stars Parineeti Chopra and Sidharth Malhotra have been busy beavers, what with, snagging the cover of February’s Filmfare Magazine, launching their film’s mobile app last week and now jetting to Dehli—- all to promote their new romantic comedy, Hasee Toh Phasee, co-produced by Karan Johar and Anurag Kashyap.
Everyone enjoys a good love story but as novel preference, I don’t seek out stories where romance is the most engaging element. However, there are some loves, that are transcendent, some stories that resonate no matter how many times they are told. And any story, that takes two lovers and Fate’s intervention, then fuses it with a touch of miracle magic, deserves a hopeful glance.