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  • Rishi Kapoor returns to Twitter, gets a warm welcome 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who rejoined micro-blogging website Twitter after almost five years, was warmly welcomed on the online platform by celebrities like Anupan Kher, Abhishek Bachchan and Karan Johar. Abhishek was the first to welcome his "Chintu Uncle" on board. He tweeted Thursday: "Crew show some major love to...
  • Abhishek Nayar suffers head injury during Ranji semi-final 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai's Abhishek Nayar "is out of danger" after suffering a head injury while fielding on day one of the Ranji Trophy semi-final cricket match against holders Karnataka at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Wednesday. He was later admitted to a Bengaluru hospital. "Nayar had lost consciousness for some time and then failed...
  • 'Farah Ki Daawat' review: Not an unwatchable show, but a turn off for food enthusiasts 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Let's be honest: while there is a huge variety of reality shows available on the small screen, there is also a dearth of good cooking shows that can help us prepare great meals. Just when we are struggling to find a show that offers best cooking tips of...
  • Congress gives notice for suspension of Question Hour in Rajya Sabha 1 week ago

    New Delhi: In the first salvo against the government in Parliament on the land acquisition ordinance, Congress on Monday gave a notice for suspension of Question Hour in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday to discuss the contentious measure, calling it "anti-farmer". Deputy Leader of Congress in the Upper House Anand Sharma, who...
  • Rahul Gandhi disgruntled as Congress veterans reject his views, skips Parliament session 1 week ago

    New Delhi: With his surprise sabbatical "for a few weeks" sparking speculations, sources within Congress on Monday said Rahul Gandhi was upset over his views and strategies being rejected by party veterans. Rahul's absence is a message to old guard to either fall in line or leave, sources said. Congress spokesperson...
  • No film promotion on my cookery show: Farah Khan February 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Farah Khan has made it clear that unlike the other reality shows on TV, there will be no film promotion on her cookery show 'Farah Ki Daawat'. "It ('Farah Ki Daawat') is a food show not a reality show so there will be no film promotion on this show,"...
  • Abhishek Bachchan meets Magic Johnson, says 'dream' fulfilled February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan's childhood dream was fulfilled when he got a chance to meet legendary basketball player Magic Johnson during NBA All-Star Weekend in New York city. "Today, a childhood dream of mine came true. I met my idol. @MagicJohnson. Thank you for being such an inspiration," Abhishek tweeted...
  • Alia Bhatt cooks on 'Farah Ki Daawat'; Gautam Gulati lends a hand February 14, 2015

    Mumbai: After actor Abhishek Bachchan, it was young and bubbly actress Alia Bhatt's turn to lay a delectable feast in front of filmmaker Farah Khan for her TV show 'Farah Ki Daawat'. Alia was joined by 'Bigg Boss Halla Bol' winner Gautam Gulati to help her make a mouth-watering dish and...
  • Farah Khan cooks up a treat with Abhishek Bachchan for new TV show 'Farah Ki Daawat' February 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Farah Khan, who has started shooting for a food-based TV show "Farah Ki Daawat", was left impressed by actor Abhishek Bachchan's cooking skills. After her successful stint in reality TV show "Bigg Boss Halla Bol", the filmmaker is set to return to the small screen with the cookery show,...
  • My kids teach me that it's never too late to have a happy childhood, says Farah Khan February 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Farah Khan's triplets - son Czar and daughters Diva and Anya - turned 7 Wednesday. The proud mother says they have given her a chance to enjoy a "happy childhood". "My kids teach me that it's never too late to have a happy childhood," tweeted the 'Happy New Year'...
  • Get creative with chocolates to make Valentine's Day sweeter February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Make love sweeter this Valentine's Day Feb 14 by getting creative with chocolates. "A very easy to make recipe for those you want to make a dash to meet their Valentine with something aphrodisiac. This is a never-fail-you recipe. The best part is that it allows you to be...
  • It's a great concept and that's the least you can expect from Balki: Abhishek Bachchan on Big B's commentary during the World Cup February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan says his father Amitabh Bachchan is a tad nervous about making his debut as a commentator for the India-Pakistan match during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Adelaide Feb 15. The Big B will take on the commentator's role alongside stalwarts of the cricket-commentary world Harsh...
  • National Games: Rajat strikes twin gold in archery, SSCB continue domination February 8, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: Rajat Chauhan stole the thunder from Abhishek Verma by bagging two gold besides a silver as India's Asian Games gold-medal winning members of the men's compound archery team squared off for two different outfits on the eighth day of competitions in the 35th National Games here on Sunday. In the...
  • Abhishek Bachchan congratulates Mahendra Singh Dhoni on becoming a father February 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan has welcomed Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to 'the club' of fatherhood. Dhoni's wife Sakshi gave birth to a daughter at a private hospital in Gurgaon Friday. "Congratulations to @msdhoni and Sakshi on the arrival of their angel. Welcome to the club guys. Good bless," Abhishek tweeted....
  • Imtiaz Ali: Indian cinema is instrumental in shaping the sense of morality that exists in the society February 7, 2015

    Gurgaon: The glitz and glamour of cinema must go beyond entertainment to have the right impact on society, believes filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, who says he tries to make socially responsible films. "I realise the power of the medium that we work in and there is a sense of responsibility that I...
  • Amitabh Bachchan gets nostalgic on son Abhishek's birthday February 5, 2015

    Mumbai: "He was born just the other day" -- megastar Amitabh Bachchan immersed himself into the thought as his son and actor Abhishek Bachchan turned 39 Thursday. "The birthday has been brought in and Abhishek is another year older, 39 years...strange but he was born just the other day... and the...
  • Mamata Banerjee: Padma Vibhushan to Amitabh Bachchan is not enough, he deserves Bharat Ratna January 27, 2015

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said actor Amitabh Bachchan - who was been conferred the Padma Vibhushan - was a legend and he deserved a Bharat Ratna. "The Padma Vibhushan to Amitabh Bachchan is not enough. He is a legend in his lifetime. He deserves a Bharat Ratna,"...
  • 'Dolly Ki Doli' review: The film has improbable scenarios for easy laughs January 23, 2015

    Director: Abhishek Dogra Cast: Sonam Kapoor , Malaika Arora, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub At a crisp 100 minutes, Dolly Ki Doli is likely shorter than your average Indian wedding, which, as it happens, is the setting for much of this film's drama and comedy. Sonam Kapoor plays Dolly, a seasoned con artist...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group C wrap: Kerala take first-innings lead over Tripura January 23, 2015

    Agartala: Abhishek Hegde (82) and Rohan Prem (58) struck half-centuries each as Kerala declared their first innings at 301 for nine, taking a 122-run lead before reducing Tripura to 84 for two on Day 3. Starting the day on 96 for one, Kerala rode on overnight batsman Hegde, who resumed on...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Javier Moro talks about 'The Red Sari'; recounts the hilarious incident of how he first introduced himself to Sonia Gandhi January 23, 2015

    Jaipur: Javier Moro, speaking in a lilting Spanish accent, looked unruffled by the reaction to his famously-banned, recently released book 'The Red Sari'. A biography that Moro describes is more on the lines of a love story, is a biographical account of Indian National Congress president Sonia Gandhi. In a discussion...
  • West Bengal: TMC hits back at Amit Shah January 21, 2015

    Burdwan: A day after BJP President Amit Shah took on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a rally, top Trinamool Congress leaders on Wednesday launched a counter-attack on the saffron party. "The support of people is with TMC and Mamata Banerjee. BJP cannot digest this fact," Banerjee's nephew and...
  • Jaya Bachchan and Gulzar launch the music for Amitabh Bachchan-Dhanush starrer 'Shamitabh' January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: The music of filmmaker R Balki's much awaited film 'Shamitabh' was unveiled Tuesday night by Jaya Bachchan and Gulzar in the presence of the entire star cast of the film. The event was followed by paying tribute to the music composer Ilaiyaraaja. The event also saw a live performance by...
  • Congress leaders calling 'The Red Sari' malicious without reading it: Javier Moro January 17, 2015

    After seven years of an unofficial ban, Congress President Sonia Gandhi's biography 'The Red Sari' has hit the stands on Friday. Author Javier Moro has hit out at the Congress for calling it malicious and said, "This kind of phrase is said by someone who has not read the book....
  • Hypocrisy thy name is BJP: Congress senior leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi January 17, 2015

    "Those who did not fulfill their dream of becoming Police Commissioner want to be CM, hypocrisy thy name is BJP," says Congress senior leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said. ...
  • Snapshot: Aaradhya Bachchan looks adorable as she poses with cousin Vihaan Rai January 15, 2015

    In a recent photograph which has been shared on social media, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan's daughter Aaradhya is seen dressed in a traditional outfit. Aaradhya looks absolutely adorable as she poses with cousin Vihaan Rai. Take a look. ...
  • Abhishek Bachchan to star in 'Hera Pheri 3', says the first film was a refreshing comedy January 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Post the success of 'Hera Pheri' and its sequel 'Phir Hera Pheri', the makers are set to start 'Hera Pheri 3' with Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham in the lead. The former says the first movie brought in refreshing and a new kind of comedy for Hindi cinema when...