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  • Mamata Banerjee: Padma Vibhushan to Amitabh Bachchan is not enough, he deserves Bharat Ratna 2 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • Shashi Tharoor 'stunned' over Delhi Police filing murder case in wife Sunanda Pushkar's death January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress leader and former Union minister Shashi Tharoor has said he was stunned over the Delhi Police filing murder case in the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. While Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi has said anyone required to be investigated will be called, Tharoor assured the police...
  • WB: Man who slapped Mamata Banerjee's nephew charged with attempt to murder January 6, 2015

    Kolkata: The man who slapped West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew and Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee has been charged with attempt to murder. The West Bengal Police had on Monday identified the man as a Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh supporter. On Sunday, Debashish Acharya had slapped Abhishek Banerjee at...
  • Attacker of Mamata's nephew in critical condition January 5, 2015

    Tamluk: The condition of the youth, who had slapped West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee at a rally on Sunday, was stated to be critical after he suffered multiple head injuries. Attending doctors at the Tamluk Hospital, where he was admitted after being thrashed by Trinamool Congress workers,...
  • Man who attacked Mamata Banerjee's nephew identified as RSS supporter, claims police January 5, 2015

    Kolkata: West Bengal Police on Monday identified the man who slapped Trinamool Congress MP and Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek as a Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh supporter. On Sunday, Debashish Acharya had slapped Abhishek Banerjee at a TMC rally in East Midnapore. He got on stage on the pretext of taking a...
  • TMC members protest against manhandling of Mamata Banerjee's nephew January 5, 2015

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress members were up in arms and were protesting against party MP and Mamata Banerjee's nephew being slapped by some people during a party programme on Sunday. The incident happened when Abhishek Banerjee, Lok Sabha member from Diamond Harbour, was attending a TMC programme in Chandipur area...
  • Arbaaz Khan has been a guiding force for me, gives me ideas on how to go about certain things, says 'Dolly Ki Doli' producer January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Abhishek Dogra, who is making his directorial debut with 'Dolly Ki Doli', says he has signed a three-film contract with the movie's producer Arbaaz Khan. "I have a three-film contract with Arbaaz, but at the same time he has been very sweet to me and said that if I get...
  • West Bengal: CM Mamata Bannerjee's nephew Abhishek slapped during a party event January 4, 2015

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinmool Congress president Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Bannerjee was slapped on Sunday evening by some people during a party programme. Abhishek, Lok Sabha member from Diamond Harbour, was attending a TMC programme in Chandipur area of East Midnapore. Reacting to the incident TMC leader Derek O'Brien...
  • Ranji Trophy: Mumbai replace injured Abhishek Nayar with Javed Khan January 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Mumbai have replaced experienced and injured all-rounder Abhishek Nayar with Javed Khan for their fifth round Group A Ranji Trophy league cricket match against Madhya Pradesh at the Wankhede Stadium here from January 5-8. The 40-time champions took first innings points from Bengal in their previous game ahead of their...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Congress questions CBI's role, says Shah's discharge worrisome December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Questioning CBI's role in the matter, Congress on Tuesday described as "strange and worrisome" a special court discharging BJP chief Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case and alleged that the "chained, caged and totally immobilised" probe agency was under "government pressure". "There are many questions...
  • Amitabh Bachchan still desires to do many things December 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says the editing of a film has changed a lot over the years and back in the old days, entering or getting even close to an editing room involved "a fine" or feeding "the staff" or leaving before getting "beaten up". "Actually now being in the company...
  • Amitabh Bachchan desires to start campaign for Hepatitis B December 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan wishes to use his stardom to highlight more social issues and the latest in those lines are the plans to start a new campaign for infectious disease caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV). The 72-year-old, who has been associated with Unicef as a Global Ambassador for...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to celebrate Christmas on the sets of 'Wazir' December 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, currently busy shooting Bejoy Nambiar's 'Wazir', will celebrate Christmas on the sets of the film. The 72-year-old actor will be seen sharing screen with director-actor Farhan Akhtar and Aditi Rao Hydari in the upcoming drama. "Tomorrow though, here in Mumbai it will be on set for 'Wazir',...
  • Sonam kapoor can carry anything on her shoulder: Abhishek Dogra December 23, 2014

    Filmmaker Abhishek Dogra says he was confident that Sonam Kapoor can pull of 'Dolly Ki Doli' well because she deftly balances meaningful cinema and commercial movies. "Sonam has got two sides of hers. One is the fashionista and urban image. But at the same time she is doing films like 'Raanjhanaa'...
  • 'Happy New Year': Red Chillies Entertainment to release the film online for fans outside India December 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 'Happy New Year' is just a click away for fans outside India and China with the Red Chillies Entertainment releasing the film online through Direct-To-Fan model. The film will be available on Happy New Year's website to be viewed by the fans worldwide. The fans can pay...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 3: Abhishek Kaushik's fifty keeps Railways alive against Karnataka December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Opener Abhishek Kaushik struck a gritty half century to lead Railways' fight against defending champions Karnataka on Day 2 of their Ranji Trophy Group A match on Monday. Kaushik's 59 runs off 90 balls on a two-paced surface helped Railways reach 106 for four at stumps, trailing Karnataka by...
  • After Rishi Kapoor backs out of projects to accomodate 'All is Well'; Smriti Irani, Abhishek Bachchan leave it unfinished December 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Umesh Shukla's 'All Is Well' landed in a lurch when Smriti Irani stepped out of the project after shooting for over half the movie. Then, Abhishek Bachchan took time off to take care of his sports commitments. But Rishi Kapoor, who plays his father in the film, says comprising...
  • Amitabh Bachchan happy and proud to be awarded with son Abhishek December 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is happy that both he and his son Abhishek bagged trophies at a same award function here. Amitabh, 72, and Abhishek, 38, were both nominated at Big Star Entertainment in different categories for their movies 'Bhootnath Returns' and 'Happy New Year'. Big B posted on Twitter about his...