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Satyajit of SmasHits quoted "Arjun Rampal has also been promising and it shows in his performance. The media might have labeled him "wooden actor" but he has shown great improvisation in emotional scenes.
The emotional sequences in the second half clearly indicate that he's come a long way. Despite a cast of stars, the film flopped at the box office.
The role had been played by Pran in the original Don.
The film proved to be a breakthrough movie for Rampal, although Khan earned the most attention. Taran Adarsh praised his performance, quoting: The first movie under that banner I See You was Rampal's last release of He played a lead role opposite newcomer Vipasha Agarwal. The movie was shot entirely in LondonEngland. Like his past movies, I See You was also a failure at the box office and received poor reviews. However, Rampal earned critical acclaim for his work.
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Arjun is efficient in a role that doesn't really demand histrionics. He has proved his credentials in the past and his performance in this film is at par with his earlier works. He works best in the dramatic portions.
Following the success of Om Shanti Om, Rampal started to rise as a successful actor.
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InRampal gave an excellent performance in Rock On!! After playing a character with a negative shade in Om Shanti Om, he returns with another powerful performance as Joe Mascarenhas, the lead guitarist of the band. Vibrant at first, and then subdued he walks the act with a rock star gait.
The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and was received well at a number of other film festivals. Upon its theatrical release in India, Rampal got favourable reviews for his performance. He gave a show-stealing performance. The film mainly received negative reviews and flopped at the box office, but Rampal earned critical acclaim. Taran Adarsh praised Rampal's performance as perfect. The first was Sajid Khan 's comedy film Housefullin which he starred in a supporting role.
The film received negative reviews, but became a huge hit at the box office. Rampal's next release was Prakash Jha 's multi-starrer Raajneeti. Rampal received critical acclaim for his supporting role of Prithvi in the movie. He's like an untamed lion.
It was an average grosser and Rampal's first successful movie that featured him in a lead role. He handles the emotional moments well, too. One and other projects[ edit ] Rampal right with co-star Kareena Kapoor and director Madhur Bhandarkar during the launch of the film Heroine ', in InRampal played the titular negative role in Anubhav Sinha 's science fiction movie Ra.
Studio producers Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown offered Spielberg the director's chair for Jawsa thriller-horror film based on the Peter Benchley novel about an enormous killer shark. Spielberg has often referred to the gruelling shoot as his professional crucible. Despite the film's ultimate, enormous success, it was nearly shut down due to delays and budget over-runs.
But Spielberg persevered and finished the film. It also set the domestic record for box office gross, leading to what the press described as "Jawsmania. One of the rare films both written and directed by Spielberg, Close Encounters was a critical and box office hit, giving Spielberg his first Best Director nomination from the Academy as well as earning six other Academy Awards nominations. This second blockbuster helped to secure Spielberg's rise. The Special Edition in For this, Spielberg fixed some of the flaws he thought impeded the original version of the film and also, at the behest of Columbia, and as a condition of Spielberg revising the film, shot additional footage showing the audience the interior of the mothership seen at the end of the film a decision Spielberg would later regret as he felt the interior of the mothership should have remained a mystery.
Nevertheless, the re-release was a moderate success, while the DVD release of the film restored the original ending. The film was considered an homage to the cliffhanger serials of the Golden Age of Hollywood. It became the biggest film at the box office inand the recipient of numerous Oscar nominations including Best Director Spielberg's second nomination and Best Picture the second Spielberg film to be nominated for Best Picture. Raiders is still considered a landmark example of the action-adventure genre.
It was the story of a young boy and the alien he befriends, who was accidentally left behind by his companions and is attempting to return home.
Poltergeist for which he also co-wrote the screenplaya big-screen adaptation of The Twilight Zone for which he directed the segment "Kick The Can" and The Goonies Spielberg, executive producer, also wrote the story on which the screenplay was based. Teaming up once again with Lucas and Ford, the film was plagued with uncertainty for the material and script. This film and the Spielberg-produced Gremlins led to the creation of the PG rating due to the high level of violence in films targeted at younger audiences.
Nonetheless, the film was still a huge blockbuster hit in It was on this project that Spielberg also met his future wife, actress Kate Capshaw.
Starring Whoopi Goldberg and future talk-show superstar Oprah Winfreythe film was a box office smash and critics hailed Spielberg's successful foray into the dramatic genre. Roger Ebert proclaimed it the best film of the year and later entered it into his Great Films archive. The film received eleven Academy Award nominations, including two for Goldberg and Winfrey.
However, Spielberg did not get a Best Director nomination. Inas China began opening to Western capital investment, Spielberg shot the first American film in Shanghai since the s, an adaptation of J. The film garnered much praise from critics and was nominated for several Oscars, but did not yield substantial box office revenues.
Reviewer Andrew Sarris called it the best film of the year and later included it among the best films of the decade. After two forays into more serious dramatic films, Spielberg then directed the third Indiana Jones film, 's Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Once again teaming up with Lucas and Ford, Spielberg also cast actor Sean Connery in a supporting role as Indy's father. The film earned generally positive reviews and was another box office success, becoming the highest-grossing film worldwide that year; its total box office receipts even topped those of Tim Burton's much-anticipated film Batmanwhich had been the bigger hit domestically.
Also inhe re-united with actor Richard Dreyfuss for the romantic comedy-drama Alwaysabout a daredevil pilot who extinguishes forest fires. Spielberg's first romantic film, Always was only a moderate success and had mixed reviews. InSpielberg returned to the adventure genre with the film version of Michael Crichton 's novel Jurassic Parkabout a theme park with genetically engineered dinosaurs. This would be the third time that one of Spielberg's films became the highest-grossing film ever.
Spielberg's next film, Schindler's Listwas based on the true story of Oskar Schindlera man who risked his life to save 1, Jews from the Holocaust. With the film a huge success at the box office, Spielberg used the profits to set up the Shoah Foundationa non-profit organization that archives filmed testimony of Holocaust survivors. Inthe American Film Institute listed it among the 10 Greatest American Films ever Made 9 which moved up to 8 when the list was remade in InSpielberg took a hiatus from directing to spend more time with his family and build his new studio, DreamWorks with partners Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen.
Spielberg in His next film, Amistadwas based on a true story like Schindler's Listspecifically about an African slave rebellion. Despite decent reviews from critics, it did not do well at the box office.
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Spielberg won his second Academy Award for his direction. The film's graphic, realistic depiction of combat violence influenced later war films such as Black Hawk Down and Enemy at the Gates. The film was also the first major hit for DreamWorks, which co-produced the film with Paramount Pictures as such, it was Spielberg's first release from the latter that was not part of the Indiana Jones series.
The series won a number of awards at the Golden Globes and the Emmys. Artificial Intelligence which Kubrick was unable to begin during his lifetime. A futuristic film about a humanoid android longing for love, A.
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Her husband, Vishal Bhardwaj, an exceptional film director and music composer belongs to the same college. Their list of accolades is endless; though the fact that both of them have been national award winners sums their achievements up!
Ajay Jadeja- The former cricketer and a popular commentator graduated from Hindu College. Most applauded for his quick and hitting finishing of the overs, the right-arm medium bowler was a regular at the Indian Cricket Team from to However, a ban imposed on him on account of being accused of match-fixing was a major bump in his career.
Gautam Gambhir- Besides his exceptional swearing abilities on the cricket ground, Gambhir is well-known for his opening skills on crease.
He was also conferred the Arjuna Award in the year Other than being highly popular amidst female cricket fans, his impressive captaincy bagged the coveted IPL trophy to his team Kolkata Knight Riders twice- in and