Naseeruddin Shah: News

A recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, one of the highest civilian awards of India, Naseeruddin Shah, is a film and stage actor and director. One of the most experienced members of Hindi cinema, Shah is also known for his work in parallel cinema. He is an alumnus of the National School of Drama and the Film and Television Institute of India. In 1967, he debuted in Bollywood with the film 'Aman' starring Rajendra Kumar and Saira Banu. He caught the attention in mainstream cinema with the 1980 film 'Hum Paanch'. 'Masoom' and 'Karma' were the most important movies from the initial years of his career. Over the years, he appeared in several multi-star Bollywood movies and even did some international projects such as 'Monsoon Wedding' and 'The Great New Wonderful'. The 2003 film 'Maqbool', the Indian adaptation of 'Macbeth', was another blockbuster hit in Shah's career. He also directed several plays and movies in the industry. 'Yun Hota To Kya Hota' marked his directorial debut in films. Notably, the 2017 Shah starrer 'The Hungry' was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2017. Also, he is the recipient of three National Film Awards.

26 Sep 2023

Movie Review

'Charlie Chopra' review: Vishal Bhardwaj nails another adaptation

Critically acclaimed filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj turned to the streaming arena with his debut OTT series Charlie Chopra & The Mystery of Solang Valley.

10 Sep 2023

Bollywood Films

Naseeruddin Shah lambasts 'regressive,' 'jingoistic' filmmaking, criticizes 'Gadar 2'

Cinema veteran Naseeruddin Shah has often been in headlines for calling a spade a spade and not mincing his words, no matter the gravity of the situation.

06 Sep 2023

OTT releases

Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Charlie Chopra' premiere date revealed; trailer is out

Vishal Bhardwaj is one of the most acclaimed auteurs of Indian cinema. The director's OTT debut Charlie Chopra & The Mystery of Solang Valley has been in the buzz for a long time.

25 Aug 2023

Bollywood Films

Naseeruddin directs Saba Azad in 'Man Woman Man Woman'

Naseeruddin Shah is a one-man institution of Indian cinema. He made his directorial debut with Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota in 2006.

20 Jul 2023


Naseeruddin Shah's birthday: His top 5 lesser-known non-Bollywood films

Naseeruddin Shah, one of the most notable Indian actors in parallel cinema, turned 73 on Thursday (July 20).

30 Jun 2023

OTT releases

Reasons why you should watch Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Charlie Chopra'

Vishal Bhardwaj is here with the release of his upcoming web series Charlie Chopra, a murder mystery that unravels in Himachal Pradesh's Solang Valley.

06 Jun 2023


Shekhar Kapur to direct 'Masoom' sequel: Report

Shekhar Kapur is one of the most adept filmmakers from India who has had a global appeal. Over decades, the master of the craft has produced stellar work on celluloid.

04 Jun 2023


'Find no value in trophies': Naseeruddin Shah confirms repurposing awards

Naseeruddin Shah is undoubtedly an exceptional actor.

02 Jun 2023

The Kerala Story

Manoj Tiwari slams Naseeruddin Shah's take on 'The Kerala Story'

Naseeruddin Shah is one of the most celebrated actors in India and he is also known for his honest opinions. Recently, at an event, Shah critiqued The Kerala Story and called it a part of a "dangerous trend."

13 May 2023

Movie Review

'Taj: Reign of Revenge' review: Of conspiracies, power hunger, revenge

The first part of season two of Taj, with the tagline Reign of Revenge, was released on Friday on the streaming platform ZEE5.

13 May 2023

OTT releases

OTT weekend watchlist: Gear up for these releases

The weekend is here and so is our list of titles gearing up for a release on OTT.

02 Apr 2023


#NewsBytesRecommends: 'Dhh' on Netflix—Gorgeous tale of friendship, self-belief, magic

Manish Saini's 2017 Gujarati-Hindi children's film Dhh, starring Naseeruddin Shah, is a simple, sweet tale of three boys struggling with their studies.

16 Mar 2023

OTT releases

Arjun Kapoor-Tabu's 'Kuttey' streaming now on OTT

The crime thriller drama Kuttey received positive reviews from critics but tanked at the box office. Debutant Aasmaan Bhardwaj's film is out on OTT and is here to redeem itself now. Earlier, many films have gotten a second chance, let's hope the same for this one.

03 Mar 2023

OTT releases

OTT weekend watchlist: 5 unmissable titles to watch

With the weekend fast approaching, get ready to watch some exciting content on various streaming platforms. From family dramas to fantasy series and even a comedy special, a lot is releasing this week.

27 Feb 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Vishal Bhardwaj to adapt Agatha Christie novel for SonyLIV

Renowned filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj is set to delve into long-format storytelling with the SonyLIV series Charlie Chopra & The Mystery Of Solang Valley. It will be an adaption of Agatha Christie's popular novel, The Sittaford Mystery.

24 Feb 2023


6 times Naseeruddin Shah's comments stirred controversies

Naseeruddin Shah is one of the most seasoned actors in the Hindi film industry of all time. However, he has also been controversy's favorite child, thanks to some of his comments.

18 Feb 2023

OTT releases

ZEE5 web series 'Taj: Divided By Blood' trailer out

The trailer of ZEE5 original series Taj: Divided By Blood was released on Saturday.

15 Feb 2023

OTT releases

OTT: ZEE5 announces new series 'Taj: Divided by Blood'

ZEE5 announced its ambitious project titled Taj: Divided by Blood on Tuesday. The venture is touted to be a series revolving around the Mughal Empire. The makers hosted an announcement event too.

09 Dec 2022

Box Office Collection

A look at 'Salaam Venky,' 'Vadh,' 'Maarrich' box office prediction

Last Friday, Ayushmann Khurrana and Jaideep Ahlawat's An Action Hero was released in the theaters, receiving a dismal response at the box office.

20 Jul 2022


Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah! Revisiting some of his iconic roles

Naseeruddin Shah turned 72 on Wednesday!

07 Mar 2022


Know about onomatomania, the 'ailment' Naseeruddin Shah is suffering from

Veteran Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah has revealed he suffers from a rare condition called onomatomania.

30 Dec 2021


Naseeruddin Shah says Mughals were 'refugees,' gets thrashed online

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah has again invited trouble with his controversial comments.

14 Sep 2021


Government encouraging filmmakers to make 'pro-establishment' films: Naseeruddin Shah

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah is not one to mince words.

23 Aug 2021


Vishal Bhardwaj announces 'Kuttey'; will mark son Aasmaan's directorial debut

Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj on Monday announced his multi-starrer production Kuttey, featuring Arjun Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma, Naseeruddin Shah, Tabu, and Radhika Madan.

28 Jul 2021

Dilip Kumar

Naseeruddin Shah defends comment on Dilip Kumar's 'contribution' to cinema

While writing an op-ed piece on Dilip Kumar, Naseeruddin Shah had focused "on his contribution while he lived," "instead of lamenting his passing."

08 Jul 2021


Naseeruddin Shah has been discharged from hospital, says son Vivaan

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who was admitted to a Mumbai hospital for the treatment of pneumonia, was discharged on Wednesday, his son and actor Vivaan Shah said.

30 Jun 2021

Ratna Pathak Shah

Naseeruddin Shah hospitalized with pneumonia, condition is now stable

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital in Mumbai after being diagnosed with pneumonia.

21 May 2021

Rajkummar Rao

Anti-Terrorism Day: Bollywood movies that told a story beyond violence

While showing gore and violence is a common cinematic trope in terrorism-based movies, some films often tell a story beyond that.

20 Jan 2021


'Sarfarosh 2' on cards, will be dedicated to CRPF personnel

The 1999 release Sarfarosh, starring Aamir Khan, Sonali Bendre, and Naseeruddin Shah, went on to become one of the most loved Bollywood movies.

03 Nov 2020


Naseeruddin Shah's son Vivaan tests positive for COVID-19

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah's younger son, actor Vivaan Shah has tested positive for COVID-19.

26 Jan 2020


300 personalities extend support to students protesting CAA-NRC

More than 300 prominent personalities from across fields of arts and entertainment have signed an open letter, expressing their support to the students and other parties who have been protesting the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

25 Jan 2020

Mumbai Police

Caught on CCTV: Naseeruddin Shah's daughter assaults veterinary clinic employees

Mumbai Police have registered a complaint against actor Heeba Shah for assaulting two employees at an animal welfare clinic in Versova.

03 Sep 2019


Teachers' Day: Five films that are perfect ode to teachers

The very thought of teachers takes us down a path of bittersweet nostalgia.

05 Jan 2019


In new video, Naseeruddin Shah says dissenting voices being silenced

Amnesty India released a video on Friday featuring veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah where he spoke about constitutional rights of Indians and claimed there was a crackdown on dissenting voices.

04 Jan 2019


BJP MLA's shocker: Bomb those who feel unsafe in India

Adding to the long list of problematic statements of leaders, BJP MLA from Muzaffarpur Vikram Saini has said those who feel afraid in India should be bombed.

26 Dec 2018

Pakistan News

After 'will show Modi' remark, Imran Khan attacks India, again

For the second time in a week, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan took a jibe at India over the 'treatment of minorities'.

23 Dec 2018

Pakistan News

Concentrate on Pakistan: Naseeruddin tells Imran after 'teach Modi' remark

Actor Naseeruddin Shah told Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to concentrate on his country and not comment on issues which didn't concern him. Notably, Khan said he would teach his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi 'how to treat minorities'.

22 Dec 2018


#BulandshahrViolence: Furious over Naseeruddin's comment, UP-outfit books ticket to Pakistan

The Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena (UPNS) yesterday said it will send veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah an air-ticket for Pakistan over his comments on the Bulandshahr violence.

22 Dec 2018

Pakistan News

Naseeruddin Shah turning into his 'Sarfarosh' character, says BJP leader

Actor Naseeruddin Shah's comments about prevailing hatred in the country snowballed into a controversy and now a BJP leader has said he is turning into a Pakistani agent, the character he played in Sarfarosh.

12 Nov 2018


Stardom easiest way for actors to get corrupted: Naseeruddin Shah

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah has no qualms in accepting that he has worked for money in some films but says the more tempting way for an actor to get corrupted is by becoming a star.

02 Nov 2018


After Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah to become FTII chairman?

Anupam Kher's hasty resignation as Film & Television Film Institute Of India (FTII) chairman left everyone surprised.

31 Oct 2018


Citing 'busy schedule', Anupam Kher resigns as FTII Chairman

Renowned actor Anupam Kher resigned as FTII Chairman on Wednesday citing his busy schedule.

29 Oct 2018


Indian cinema shouldn't be remembered just for Salman films: Naseeruddin

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah believes cinema serves as a record of times and he would not want the audience to look back at 2018 as the phase of only one kind of cinema, case in point "Salman Khan films".

14 Oct 2018


Ex-VP Hamid Ansari raises questions about 2002 Gujarat Riots

While releasing a book written by Lt. General Zameer Uddin Shah, the man who had led the army response during the 2002 Gujarat riots, former Vice President Dr. Hamid Ansari raised questions about the civil administration and the police's failure to control the situation.

15 Aug 2018


Beyond Lagaan, RDB: Watch these 5 movies on Independence Day

It's been 72 years since we got Independence from the oppressing British Raj. Today is the perfect day to remember the heroes who made this possible and watch patriotic movies.

26 Jun 2018

Shah Rukh Khan

SRK, Madhuri among 20 Indians invited to join Oscars-awarding body

In a continued push for diversity, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited a record number of 928 film personalities from 59 different countries to be its members.

01 Jun 2018


Mukkabaaz actor Vineet Kumar signs his next project, 'Adhar'

After garnering praise for his role of a boxer in 'Mukkabaaz', actor Vineet Kumar has signed his next project, 'Adhar'.

20 Apr 2018


Shruti and Vidyut start shooting for Mahesh Manjrekar's untitled film

Actors Vidyut Jammwal and Shruti Haasan have started shooting for their untitled gangster drama in Mumbai today.

03 Mar 2018


Hollywood movies which were copied from Bollywood!

Inspired, plagiarized, official remake, unofficial remake - these are some of the words that are used when a Bollywood movie plot closely mimics that of a Hollywood production.

31 Aug 2017


Hollywood movies which were copied from Bollywood!

Inspired, plagiarized, official remake, unofficial remake - these are some of the words that are used when a Bollywood movie plot closely mimics that of a Hollywood production.