Ramesh Sippy

Bollywood is deliberately being shown as a dark world where drugs, sex and alcohol is common: Ramesh Sippy

The filmmaker stated that the drug allegations against 'Bollywood' are wrong and incorrect. He said that he won't deny that drugs aren't used at all in the industry, however, he mentioned, it is used in the same way it is anywhere else in the world.

Sep 18, 2020, 21:51 PM IST

Soorma Bhopali will not die, Jagdeepji will live on with us: 'Sholay' director Ramesh Sippy

"Sholay" director Ramesh Sippy cannot get over the fact that comedian Jagdeep, who brought alive the evergreen Soorma Bhopali in his all-time blockbuster, is no more.

Jul 10, 2020, 09:34 AM IST

Bollywood News: Not really keen to remake 'Sholay', says Ramesh Sippy

An attempt to recreate "Sholay" was done by Ram Gopal Varma in 2007, with "Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag". However, Varma's attempt was universally rejected and the film failed at box office.

Apr 21, 2020, 12:05 PM IST

Feels good that 'Sholay' is loved by all generations: Ramesh Sippy

The film also stars Hema Malini and Jaya Bachchan, and has superhit music by RD Burman.

Aug 15, 2019, 18:35 PM IST

Which Indian state is most friendly for shooting films?

As many as 16 states participated in the  'Most Film Friendly Award 2017' of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. One state was the unanimous choice of the jury.

Apr 19, 2018, 14:56 PM IST

47th 'International Film Festival of India' opens tomorrow!

Veteran filmmaker Ramesh Sippy will inaugurate the 47th edition of the International Film Festival of India. 

Nov 19, 2016, 18:52 PM IST

Did you know Ramesh Sippy didn't have budget to make 'Sholay'?

Veteran filmmaker Ramesh Sippy, who directed the 1975 Bollywood classic "Sholay", says that he did not have enough money to finance the film at that time and had to depend on his father late G.P. Sippy for it.

Oct 26, 2016, 10:43 AM IST

'Sholay' never had poor opening: Ramesh Sippy

 Director Ramesh Sippy denied reports that his blockbuster film "Sholay" had a lackluster collection at the box-office for the first two weeks. He says that it got a blockbuster opening.

Aug 16, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

'Sholay' best film of Indian cinema: Arbaaz Khan

Actor Arbaaz Khan, whose father Salim Khan had penned the script of "Sholay", says it is the best film of Indian cinema.

Aug 14, 2015, 14:42 PM IST

It is inadvisable to remake 'Sholay': Ramesh Sippy

Director Ramesh Sippy, who set a benchmark in Hindi cinema with "Sholay", is against the remake of the popular cult-classic, which turns 40 this week.

Aug 13, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

Film city on radar as Arvind Kejriwal looks to make Delhi a film-making hub

Looking to make Delhi the "most-favoured" destination for film-makers, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has expressed a desire to open a film city and a film institute here even as he offered help to the film industry in doing business in the state.

Aug 07, 2015, 21:41 PM IST

Ramesh Sippy, Aamir discuss censorship issues with Rathore

Top Bollywood producers, including veteran Ramesh Sippy, Gulzar and Mukesh Bhatt, met Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to improve the process of movie certification in wake of recent controversies.

Mar 17, 2015, 12:26 PM IST

RD Burman was 'a man of tomorrow': Ramesh Sippy

 Veteran filmmaker Ramesh Sippy says legendary music composer R.D. Burman was a "man of tomorrow", who ushered in a new style of music in the Indian film scene.

Feb 07, 2015, 12:57 PM IST

Abhishek Bachchan and I share fatherhood experiences: Rohan Sippy

 Rohan Sippy says it is not only films that strengthen his friendship with actor Abhishek Bachchan but also fatherhood experiences.

Nov 23, 2014, 20:30 PM IST

Hema Malini posts pictures of ‘Shimla Mirch’!

Hema Malini is an all rounder for sure. The veteran actress, who recently turned 66, is managing home, work and her commitments as a Member of Parliament, in style.

Nov 05, 2014, 08:41 AM IST

Ramesh Sippy is mischievous with me: Hema Malini

 Hema Malini and director Ramesh Sippy are working together after almost 40 years and the actress-politician says he is still the same and is very mischievous with her.

Oct 02, 2014, 12:54 PM IST

Hema Malini begins shooting Ramesh Sippy's next in Shimla

Veteran actress-politician Hema Malini has taken a break from her MP duties and begun shooting for Ramesh Sippy's next 'Shimla Mirchi'.

Sep 28, 2014, 13:06 PM IST

Hema Malini excited about working again with Ramesh Sippy

Hema Malini and director Ramesh Sippy together gave hits like "Andaz", "Seeta Aur Geeta" and "Sholay". Now the two are teaming up again after over four decades for a romantic comedy and Bollwyood`s Dream Girl says this could be "another important film in my career".

Aug 11, 2014, 20:12 PM IST

Rajkummar, Rakul undergo workshops for `Shimla Mirchi`

Actors Rajkummar Rao and Rakul Preet Singh are undergoing workshops together for Ramesh Sippy`s new directorial `Shimla Mirchi`, which also stars veteran actress Hema Malini.

Aug 02, 2014, 20:01 PM IST

Ramesh Sippy, Hema Malini to work together after `Sholay`

Filmmaker Ramesh Sippy is set to direct `dream girl` Hema Malini once again after the duo delivered Bollywood`s cult classic `Sholay` 39 years ago.

Jun 24, 2014, 15:23 PM IST