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  • Ever thought about all the cool stuff you'd be able to do if you were a ghost? 13 hours 21 minutes ago

    Despite the fact that you would have to be dead to be one, being a ghost does have a few perks to it. Imagine all the stuff you would be able to do without any kind of accountability whatsoever! You can haunt exes and you can trouble annoying friends. You can...
  • Take a Nap Campaign Yesterday

    In the demand for a true democracy, issues of women's safety and reclamation of public spaces have driven huge outcries. Citizen Journalist Jasmeen Patheja shows how taking a nap can be a reason for mounting queries and head-scratching. Shylaja Varma reports ...
  • Karbonn Alfa A120 with 4.5-inch display, 3000mAh battery launched in India for Rs 4,590 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian smartphone manufacturer Karbonn has launched its latest Alfa A120 smartphone for a price of Rs 4,590, catering the budget segment of the market. The Alfa A120 smartphone sports a 4.5-Inch FWVGA IPS screen and runs on a 1.3 GHz dual processor. It includes 512MB RAM and 4GB of...
  • Hellas Verona beat Fiorentina 1-0 in Serie A with late strike 4 days ago

    Rome: Mounir Obbadi scored in the 89th minute as Hellas Verona won 1-0 at Fiorentina on Monday in Serie A. Fiorentina goalkeeper Neto couldn't control a shot from Lazaros Christodoupoulos and Obbadi took advantage of the rebound. Verona goalkeeper Rafael saved a penalty from Alessandro Diamanti in the 67th. Fiorentina remained sixth, one...
  • You restore my faith in people: Kalki Koechlin thanks fans for supporting 'Margarita With A Straw' 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Actress Kalki Koechlin says people's support for her latest film 'Margarita, With A Straw', centered around a differently-abled person, has made her hopeful about the success of movies with unconventional subjects. Kalki stars as a 19-year-old girl suffering from cerebral palsy in the recently-released romantic comedy. The film talks about...
  • Roma draw 1-1 at home to struggling Atalanta in Serie A 5 days ago

    Milan: Roma failed to make the most of Lazio's defeat as they were held 1-1 at home by relegation-threatened Atalanta in Serie A to move level on points with their city rival in second spot, while Inter Milan drew 0-0 against AC Milan in a heated derby match. Francesco Totti gave...
  • Rough cut of 'Humari Adhoori Kahaani' made Pooja Bhatt weep 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt has lauded Mohit Suri's forthcoming romantic drama 'Humari Adhuri Kahani' after she saw the rough cut version of the film, saying Suri has 'hit a jackpot'. "Had the privilege of watching the rough cut of Humari Adhoori Kahaani...it made me weep!Thank you @mohit11481 & @MaheshNBhatt for this...
  • Serie A leader Juventus beat Lazio 2-0 6 days ago

    Milan: Runaway leader Juventus took another important step towards the Serie A title as they eased to a 2-0 win over second-place Lazio on Saturday. Carlos Tevez scored a league-leading 18th goal, and Leonardo Bonucci added the second within 29 minutes at Juventus Stadium, blowing away Lazio's hopes of a ninth...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Mr X', 'Margarita with a straw', and 'Court' 1 week ago

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Mr X', 'Margarita with a straw', and 'Court'. He also talks to filmmaker Mani Ratnam on his upcoming Tamil film 'Ok Kanmani'. ...
  • 'Margarita With A Straw' review: The film is unafraid to explore touchy themes like female desire and sexual drive of disabled people April 17, 2015

    Powered by a staggering performance from Kalki Koechlin as a 19-year-old with cerebral palsy, Margarita with a Straw is that rare Indian film that mostly eschews melodrama to give us an honest, sensitive portrait of disability, and the sexual awakening of an Indian teenager. Co-writer and director Shonali Bose tells...
  • 'Margarita With A Straw' Tweet Review: It belongs to Kalki Koechlin, she owns her character Laila April 17, 2015

    New Delhi:Not many actors and filmmakers dare to make films on the differently abled. Those who do make films, many a times end up making a caricature of the characters making it look extremely forced. 'Amu' director Shonali Bose and Kalki Koechlin together bring the spirited story of Laila, a...
  • Rate the look: Kalki Koechlin in Payal Khandwala April 15, 2015

    Celebrities at times pull off some looks amazingly well and they impress us so much that we can't help but go gaga over them. In our new segment - Rate The Look - we would be describing the outfits that celebrities opted for and leave it on our readers to...
  • A Raja 'misled' Manmohan Singh on policy matters on 2G spectrum allocation: CBI tells court April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major revelation in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, the Central Bureau of Investigation told the special court that former telecom minister A Raja had "misled" the then prime minister Manmohan Singh on policy matters pertaining to spectrum allocation. Commencing final arguments in the case, Special...
  • Won't make experimental films under pressure: Farah Khan April 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Farah Khan, whose films are marked by dollops of dance, songs and melodrama, says she may make an experimental film like Kalki Koechlin- starrer 'Margarita With A Straw' if she finds a "good script". However, she asserts she won't make it under any sort of "critics' pressure". "If I...
  • Australian batsman Joe Burns signs deal with Middlesex April 14, 2015

    London: Australian middle-order batsman Joe Burns has signed a deal with English county club Middlesex. The Queenslander is set to join the London-based club in early May and replace compatriot Adam Voges, who ironically was picked ahead of Burns for Australia's Test series against West Indies and England, cricket.com.au reported on...
  • Progressive men exist in our society but they are not shown in the movies: Filmmaker Shonali Bose April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Shonali Bose says it is difficult for her to weave a story around a male character because she is woman-oriented as a person and director. Bose, who has helmed the upcoming Kalki Koechlin starrer 'Margarita, With A Straw', said she will always attempt at showing progressive female...
  • 'Margarita With A Straw' is a commercial film, says director Shonali Bose April 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Director Shonali Bose, who is busy promoting Kalki Koechlin-starrer "Margarita With A Straw", says the film is a typical Bollywood commercial film. In "Margarita With A Straw", Kalki plays a girl with cerebral palsy, and it narrates her struggle with the normal activities in her life. The film has garnered...
  • Bollywood has become a business: Kalki Koechlin April 12, 2015

    Mumbai: The business aspect of filmmaking is an integral part of Bollywood, but actress Kalki Koechlin, who has maintained a fine balance between commercial and parallel cinema, points out that though Hindi filmdom is evolving content-wise, major emphasis is given to the box office figures. "Our cinema and our content is...
  • I have opened up a lot and invested myself emotionally into the story, says 'Margarita With A Straw' director Shonali Bose April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Shonali Bose says besides being inspired by her cousin's life, her upcoming film 'Margarita With A Straw' also has bits and pieces of her own emotional journey. The film is about a girl with cerebral palsy and her struggles with the normal activities in her life. Shonali says...
  • Aamir Khan was weeping while watching it; he said 'What can I do to get people watch this movie?': Kalki Koechlin on 'Margarita with a Straw' April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Kalki Koechlin says though superstar Aamir Khan was forced by wife Kiran Rao to watch her film 'Margarita with a Straw', he couldn't stop "weeping" when he finally saw it. Kalki, 31, is over the moon with the praise she got from the 'PK' star. "Aamir loved the film....
  • Lazio chasing Roma for 2nd place in Italian league April 11, 2015

    Milan: Heading into the final months of the season, Lazio are riding a seven-match winning streak in Serie A as they gear up to play the Italian Cup final. Although still in third place, Lazio have closed the gap on second-place Roma to only one point and will face Juventus in...
  • Amitabh Bachchan changes plans for 'Margarita With A Straw' screening April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The screening of Kalki Koechlin-starrer 'Margarita With A Straw' here has lured megastar Amitabh Bachchan to change his plans and extend his stay in the capital. The team of 'Margarita With A Straw' is holding the screening at a multiplex in Vasant Kunj on Friday. And when the 72-year-old...
  • Anurag Kashyap is 'dying to see' Kalki Koechlin on screen April 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap can't wait to see his ex-wife Kalki Koechlin in the film 'Margarita With A Straw' and says that she always wanted to do such a challenging role. "She always looked for such roles. This is something she always wanted more than anything she has done in the...
  • Being in Sana'a helped me understand ground problems, VK Singh on Yemen evacuation April 9, 2015

    MoS External Affairs General VK Singh who has been overseeing the evacuation operations said, "I travelled to Sana'a thrice to oversee the evacuation operations. Once I was in Sana'a, I could understand the problems on ground. It was necessary to be there to understand problems during evacuation." ...
  • Scary to play a real-life person: Kalki Koechlin on 'Margarita With A Straw' April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Portraying an actual living person is a task in itself and for Kalki Koechlin it was even more challenging as she plays not just a real-life individual but someone who suffers from cerebral palsy in 'Margarita With A Straw'. The 31-year-old actress has garnered a lot of praise for...
  • Sub-Rs 10K smartphones contributing 75 per cent of Lenovo's sales April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Chinese tech major Lenovo said almost three-fourth of its smartphone sales is coming from devices priced below Rs 10,000. The company offers smartphones priced in the range of Rs 4,000 to Rs 30,000. "The industry itself sees about 75 per cent of the sales coming from smartphones priced under Rs...