Big B happy with inclusion of real life heroes on KBC

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017 | IANS | Mumbai

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is glad that his TV show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) is giving a platform to real life heroes "to come forward and talk about their initiatives and seek more participation from viewers across the country". Lawyer and activist Afroz Shah will be on the hot seat...

Mithali Raj's story to be told through biopic

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017 | IANS | Mumbai

The life story of Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian women's cricket team, will now be told through a Bollywood biopic, Viacom18 Motion Pictures announced on Tuesday. She hopes it inspires young girls to explore sports as a career. The rights for the biopic of the cricket star have been...

Not a hint of plagiarisation: 'Secret Ballot' producer on 'Newton'

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017 | IANS | Mumbai

Producer Marco Mueller feels that there was not even a hint of plagiarisation in Rajkummar Rao's "Newton", amidst claims that the movie has been inspired from his 2001 Iranian film "Secret Ballot". Last week, "Newton" was announced as India's official entry for Oscars' foreign language film category. On Monday night,...

Shahid joins Kangana as Reebok India ambassador

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | IANS | Bengaluru

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor was on Monday announced brand ambassador of Reebok India at an event here. He is joining Bollywood's "Queen" Kangana Ranaut -- his co-star from "Rangoon" -- to endorse it. Shahid, along with Silvia Tallon, Senior Marketing Director, Reebok India, inaugurated a new store of the brand at...

Shooting in full swing for Aanand L Rai's film: Shah Rukh Khan

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PTI | Mumbai

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan said the shooting of his film, directed by Aanand L Rai, is going on well and Anushka Sharma is set to join the team soon. The as-of-yet-untitled movie reunites the cast of "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" - Shah Rukh, Anushka and Katrina Kaif. "The shooting is...

Ranveer Singh to play Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan's next

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PTI | Mumbai

Actor Ranveer Singh has been roped in to play the role of former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan's next directorial feature. The film will chronicle India's 1983 Cricket World Cup win under Dev's captainship, when the Men in Blue defeated West Indies in the final to clinch their...

Leagues unleashing India's sports potential, says Abhishek Bachchan

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | IANS | Hyderabad

Indian leagues of various sports are unleashing the country's sports potential and will make the field a huge employer in the future, Bollywood actor and sports entrepreneur Abhishek Bachchan has said. Addressing the Indian School of Business (ISB) Leadership Summit here on Saturday, Abhishek said the Indian Premier League (IPL),...

Anurag Kashyap speaks up for 'Newton'

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | IANS | Mumbai

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on Sunday spoke out in defence of "Newton" -- India's official entry for Oscars' foreign language film category -- amidst claims that the movie is inspired by a 2001 Iranian movie titled "Secret Ballot". "Newton" is getting a raving response at the box office. Apart from word-of-mouth,...

Adriana Lima is obsessed with mascara

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | IANS | Los Angeles

Model Adriana Lima spends her days off applying mascara "over and over and over" and loves watching it trickle down her face in the shower. "My favourite thing is applying mascara. I love mascara on the eyes. I like it to be very black, and I like when you just...

'Dangal' becomes highest grossing Bollywood film in Hong Kong

Saturday, 23 Sep 2017 | IANS | Mumbai

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khans sports drama film "Dangal" is continuing its victory march at the box office worldwide and has become the highest grossing Bollywood film in Hong Kong with a collection of 23.45 million Hong Kong dollars. As confirmed by the film's spokesperson, "Dangal" has crossed the lifetime collection...


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‚ÄėBring home the bacon,‚Äô Merkel tells voters on eve of poll

24 Sep 2017 | AFP | Berlin

Chancellor Angela Merkel and her rival Martin Schulz rallied voters on the eve of Sunday’s vote, urging Germans to shun the first hard-right party expected to enter parliament in force since the end of World War II. Merkel, the clear frontrunner after 12 years in power with a double-digit lead, also told her conservative base not to get complacent and to cast their ballots, rousing them with a folksy call to...

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People being looted everyday: LOP

26 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Whether it is State government or Centre, they are looting people to fill treasury by increasing petrol and diesel prices and making holes in the pockets of common man, alleged Leader of Opposition in the State assembly Ajay Singh. Singh has raised demand of waiver of VAT and tax on petrol and diesel...

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