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  • Watch: The Indian Ice Bucket Challenge: 9 celebrities including Sania Mirza, Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan soak themselves in ice cold water Yesterday

    After a series of Hollywood stars and famous celebrities taking the Ice Bucket Challenge in the west, it is India's turn now. Bollywood seems pretty excited about getting drenched in ice cold water and a number of popular actors stepped forward to join the cause. Spreading awareness about the ALS...
  • Pink Panther gear up for challenge as league enters Jaipur 3 days ago

    Jaipur: With the Pro-Kabaddi league entering pink city Jaipur, the hosts Pink Panther are looking forward to make most of playing on their home turf. The franchisee, owned by Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan, is currently standing at second position with 35 points after playing nine matches and will try to grab...
  • Will Abhishek Bachchan be seen in a film based on Kabaddi? 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who owns Jaipur Pink Panthers, a franchise of the Pro Kabaddi League, may do a full-fledged movie on the sport. It may be too early to talk about the movie, but sources close to the project say it would be as inspirational a film about the game...
  • Modi's decision to scrap Planning Commission evokes mixed responses 6 days ago

    The Prime Minister's declaration to scrap the socialist-style Planning Commission, evoked mixed responses from politicians across party lines. While some politicians like Rashid Alvi and Sitaram Yechury questioned the move and demanded to know more about the institution that will replace it, others like Abhishek Manu Singhvi agreed that the...
  • Independence Day: What to make of PM Narendra Modi's speech? 1 week ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Friday made his maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort in the national capital. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discusses the PM's speech with Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy. ...
  • Independence day is the proudest day for all Indians: Shah Rukh Khan 1 week ago

    Mumbai: On the eve of India's 68th Independence Day, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Thursday wished all countrymen and said it is the "most important day" for all Indians. "Tomorrow (Friday) is the proudest day for all Indians. There is no (more) important day than Independence Day," Shah Rukh said at...
  • 'Happy New Year' trailer: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, dance their way to a diamond heist August 14, 2014

    The makers of 'Happy New Year' released the trailer of the Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer Thursday evening.The trailer, which showcases five 'losers', follows the main characters to a huge diamond theft.Set to hit the theatre this Diwali, the film is a 'musical heist' directed by Farah Khan....
  • Makers of 'Happy New Year' reach out to fans on Twitter through autographed posters, messages and celebrity interaction August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Don't be alarmed if you see that your favourite celebrities have changed their names on Twitter. Shah Rukh Khan has become Charlie, Abhishek Bachchan is Nandu, Deepika Padukone is Mohini, Sonu Sood is Jag, Boman Irani is Tammy and Vivaan Shah is Rohan. As a part of the trailer...
  • Watch: The motion poster of Shah Rukh Khan's 'Happy New Year' August 14, 2014

    The makers of 'Happy New Year' have released a motion poster of the Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer movie, ahead of the trailer release on August 15. The motion poster looks interesting and shows the entire star cast of the movie. It begins with fireworks and then comes a...
  • India open tally with silver in Archery World Cup August 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Indian compound mixed pair of Abhishek Verma and Puvasha Shende opened their account by clinching the silver medal at the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland. The third seed Indian duo lost to the World No. 1 US pair of Braden Gellenthien and Crystal Gauvin 151-155 in an...
  • On day one, Pro Kabaddi League invited 10 times more viewers than FIFA World Cup August 3, 2014

    The first day telecast of the Pro Kabaddi League, promoted by Mashal Sports, attracted a whopping 22 million viewers - 10 times more than what the first match of the recently concluded Football World Cup 2014 had garnered. The league is being broadcast on Star Sports 1 and Star...
  • Abhishek Manu Singhvi: Congress slams Natwar Singh August 2, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that Congress disagreed with Natwar Singh. "The Volcker report has nothing to do with the Congress party. The report states Natwar Singh was involved in the oil for food scam," said Singhvi. ...
  • Bollywood superhit 'Dhoom: 3' opens on 2,000 screens in 400 cities in China, enters Chinese top ten chart July 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood super hit 'Dhoom: 3', which reportedly opened on 2,000 screens in 400 Chinese cities, has entered the Chinese top ten chart. After storming the Turkish box office and becoming the only Indian film to get to the Turkish Top 10, 'Dhoom:3', Yash Raj Films (YRF) offering, has now entered...
  • Team 'Happy New Year' to tour US with 'Slam! The Tour' July 28, 2014

    Shah Rukh Khan and his co-stars of 'Happy New Year' will be performing in various cities of US in the coming weeks. Along with SRK, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah, Sonu Sood and Farah Khan will tour USA with their new show 'Slam! The Tour'. They will...
  • Abhishek Bachchan thinks Shah Rukh Khan looks like hockey player Dhyan Chand July 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan feels superstar Shah Khan Khan should make a movie on legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand and also essay his role on-screen as he looks like him. The late Indian hockey player is remembered for his extraordinary goal-scoring feats, in addition to earning three Olympic gold medals...
  • Abhishek Bachchan wants to do a biopic on Yuvraj Singh July 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Abhishek Bachchan says if he gets an opportunity, he would love to do a biopic on cricketer Yuvraj Singh, whose career graph and fighting spirit as a cancer survivor, the actor believes, can make for an inspiration tale. The 38-year-old was present at a press conference here to introduce his...
  • Would love to do Yuvraj Singh biopic: Abhishek Bachchan July 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Abhishek Bachchan says if he gets an opportunity, he would love to do a biopic on cricketer Yuvraj Singh, whose career graph and fighting spirit as a cancer survivor, the actor believes, can make for an inspiration tale. The 38-year-old was present at a press conference here to introduce his...
  • UP: Section 144 imposed in Moradabad ahead of VHP plan of Jal Abhishek Kanth temple July 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of Vishwa Hindu Parishad's plan of 'Jal Abhishek' at a temple in Kanth area of Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh, Section 144 has been imposed in the area from Friday. District Magistrate Deepak Agarwal said that Section 144 will be imposed in Moradabad till August 4. Agarwal said,...
  • Snapshot: Abhishek Bachchan poses with his kabaddi team, the Jaipur Pink Panthers July 23, 2014

    Actor Abhishek Bachchan was in Jaipur recently to review the preparations of his Kabaddi team, the Jaipur Pink Panthers. The much talked-about Pro Kabaddi League will begin on July 26, and according to media reports, most of the franchisees are yet to have sponsorship deals in place. Speaking to the...
  • There was, is and will always be only one Amitabh Bachchan: Abhishek Bachchan July 23, 2014

    Jaipur: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan today said his father and megastar Amitabh Bachchan has achieved a remarkable feat in the film industry and no one can match up to it. "There was, is and will always be only one Amitabh Bachchan. No one can reach that level... and that is why...
  • Aamir Khan's son Azad playing football with Abhishek Bachchan is the cutest thing you'll see today July 21, 2014

    This has got to be the cutest image of the day. Two and a half year old Azad Rao Khan dribbled with a football at a recent celebrity charity football match. Azad played with mom Kiran Rao, who was part of one of the teams and Abhishek Bachchan. Azad's dad,...
  • BJP slams Congress for questioning Amit Shah's appointment July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday slammed the Congress for questioning the appointment of Amit Shah as its chief, saying it reflects "frustration" of the opposition party which is "still reeling under" the defeat of the Lok Sabha polls. The BJP said the Congress should "look inwards" and conduct an "introspection"...
  • Economic Survey suggests economy was robust in UPA regime: Congress July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: On the eve of the Union Budget, Congress on Wednesday latched on to the Economic Survey in seeking to puncture government claims that it has inherited 'empty coffers' and a bad economy. Party spokesman Abhishek Singhvi quoted profusely from the highlights of the Survey presented to Parliament on Wednesday,...
  • Modi government has only blamed UPA in last 7 week: Abhishek Singhvi July 9, 2014

    Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi on Wednesday said, "In the last 7 weeks, the government has only blamed the previous government. They haven't done anything. They merely made noise about how they have inherited empty coffers from us." ...
  • Subramanium row escalates, Centre defends decision, Congress flays PM July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The controversy surrounding former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium, who withdrew his name from the race for the Supreme Court judge came as a huge embarrassment for the Narendra Modi government, refuses to die down. Even as Central government sources claim they do have a say in appointments of...