Anurag Basu News

Ileana D'Cruz dating an Aussie

Ileana D’Cruz made her big Bollywood debut with Anurag Basu’s “Barfi”. The film starred Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra as well. It received recognition by one and all as soon as the film hit the theatres. Ileana has been a part of the Telugu Industry even before she was offered “Barfi”. ...read more

Priyanka mourns the death of Haradhan Bandopadhyay

Haradhan Bandopadhyay had been a veteran actor in the Bengali Film Industry. He recently, at the age of 87 made his mark in a very successful film of Bollywood titled “Barfi”. The film starred Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and newcomer Ileana D’Cruz. This film was also India’s official entry to ...read more

B-town expresses shock over Bobby Singh’s sudden death

The film industry is shocked by the sudden death of cinematographer Bobby Singh. He passed away in Goa following an asthma attack. Filmmaker Anurag Basu who worked with the cinematographer in films like ‘Gangster’, ‘Life In A Metro’, ‘Woh Lamhe’ is totally shattered over Bobby’s sudden death. ...read more

Barfi! fails to make to the Oscar shortlist

“Barfi!” released this year and starred Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Ileana D’Cruz. The film had been much-acclaimed and that resulted in nominating the film as India’s official entry to the Oscar’s. But then there was an immense uproar that changed the scenario for “Barfi!.” There w...read more

Ranbir to gain 12 to 15 kgs to play Kishore Kumar

After spelling magic with Anurag Basu’s ‘Barfi!, Ranbir Kapoor and Anurag Basu are again teaming up for Basu’s next project which is a biopic on legendary singer and actor Kishore Kumar. To get into the role and to portray Kishore da, Ranbir has to put on weight. For a while, there has been a tal...read more

Anurag Basu defends plagiarism charges against Barfi!

Barfi! the official entry to the Oscar in foreign film category drew criticism for being plagiarism. The members of the Oscar committee are criticized for choosing Barfi to represent Indian movies at the Academy Awards this year. There are scenes in the movie where Ranbir Kapoor depicted Charlie ...read more

Barfi! makes an official entry to Oscar

Anurag Basu’s directed and Ranbir Kapoor starrer ‘Barfi! makes an official entry to Oscar. The film based on deaf and dump has won the heart of Indian audience and now it makes to the Oscar. ‘Barfi!’ has been chosen as India's official entry for the Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Fil...read more

‘Barfi!’ collects 60 crore in just 6 days

Anurag Basu’s ‘Barfi!’ is picking up very fast at the box-office. In just six days, the movie has garnered a total of Rs 60 crore which is really a good number. In the opening weekend, the movie collects around Rs 33 crores but gradually the number increased. The film shows a rise in the ...read more

Barfi! earns 34.6 crore in the opening weekend

Anurag Basu’s ‘Barfi!’ is a winner at the box-office. Made on a budget of Rs 30 crore the film garnered a total of Rs 34.6 crore at the first weekend. Apart from collecting money, the movie is also receiving good remarks and the acting of the three leading stars of the movie, Ranbir Kapoor, Priya...read more

Critics give thumps-up to Barfi!

Anurag Basu’s ‘Barfi!’ gets rave reviews from critics and applause from the audience. The film fared well at the box-office and on the opening day, the film made a decent opening of 10.5 crore. On looking at the positive response from every corner, the collection is expected to increase in the co...read more