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A FLYING JATT Cast- Nathan Jones, Tiger Shroff, Jacqueline Fernandez Rated- 5.5/10 You would have thought, here comes another one of those desi mismatch superheroes who sing, dance and do pretty much that superheroes are not supposed to do. Yes, they do save lives but after quite somefilmi fuss. A Flying Jatt is...
NINE LIVES Cast- Robbie Amell, Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner Rated- 6/10 If you go in for laughs, this one is not a roller-coaster even though Kevin Spacey turns into a cat pretty early in the movie and does unthinkables like puddling his ex-wife’s Bugatti bag, drinking whiskey and doodling around his name...
Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi talks to Sangeeta Yadav about his Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa journey and his plans to insert his dancing skills in his cookery show How was your experience on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa? This was one of the finest experiences that I have had so far. It was fun to learn...
Kavita Barjatya, producer of Ek Rishta Saajhedari Ka, talks to SHALINI SAKSENA about the show and the pros and cons of having Barjatya as a surname Tell us about the script. It took Kaushik Ghatak and me a long time to come up with this story. We have done many projects together...
They are fearless, on alert 24x7 and know how to play with fire. Meet 40-year-old Sita Khacik, one of the 155 courageous firefighter women of the Agnishaman Kendra Vishwakarma, a fire station in Jaipur that is run only by women. With a background of Civil Defence, Sita was encouraged by...
Sasuraal Simar ka to go off air The long-running show Sasuraal Simar Ka is finally all set to go off air next month and is likely to be replaced by Devanshi starring Aamir Dalvi and Karuna Pandey. Running since April 25, 2011 having completed 1,598 episodes on August 18, was receiving...
happy bhaag Jayegi Cast: Diana Penty, Abhay Deol, Jimmy Shergill, Ali Fazal, Momal Sheikh Rated: 6.5/10 The very Punjabi runaway bride is on a romp here and with the very delectable Abhay Deol, the master of undertone. The film, as expected, is halki-phulki romantic comedy on either side of the border. The Pakistani...
Ben-hur Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, Morgan Freeman Rated: 5/10 The first time I saw Ben Hur, the character, on the big screen was around four long decades ago. That was in the bigger than life movie The 10 Commandments. For those times, it was a grand...
Pete’s dragon Cast: Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban, Oona Laurence, Robert Redford Rated: 6/10 Pete’s Dragon, as you must have guessed, is a film for kids. It is cute, it is a story of Mowgli kid and his dragon friend, it is a story of many stories put together...
War dogs Cast: Jonah Hill, Miles Teller Rated: 5/10 This one was meant to be the big one from Hollywood this week but War Dogs, despite carrying the alluring tag of “based on a true story” does not give too much too you. The film centres around two arms dealers who make their millions...
28 Aug 2016 | Aakriti Mehrotra
Performances from Sakshi Malik and PV Sindhu give us reason to be proud and buoyant about the future. Their staggering acts have given a lot of people, especially girls, a reason to go and venture into a field that is tough to break into One has to be an eternal optimist to believe that sports can be a liniment to a nation’s ills, but there is something so delightful about them...
31 Aug 2016 | PNS | Lucknow
In a move aimed at circumventing the Supreme Court order on eviction of former chief ministers from state bungalows within two months, UP assembly on Tuesday passed ``Allotment of Houses under Control of the Estate Department Bill 2016’’. The legislation allows the former chief ministers to occupy the accommodation for life...
Announcing packages worth crores of rupees for Jammu & Kashmir won't win over the people. Only genuine feelings will win people's hearts.
A writer must be the conscience of the nation. Indian writers are doing that — writing about climate change, like Amitav Ghosh.
Raaz Reboot has passed with an A certificate. A CBFC lady member said, ‘You made a beautiful film'. Coming from a lady for an adult film, these words touched my heart.