Aradhana

  • RGV: Comparisons between 'Satya', 'Satya 2' are inevitable November 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's 'Satya 2', touted to be his last underworld-based movie, is set for Friday release and he confesses that he can't escape the film's comparison with 'Satya', one of his best works. "Comparisons are inevitable, you can't escape comparisons. But once the audience enters the theatre and...
  • Satya 2: Ram Gopal Varma's film to be released on November 8 October 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Ram Gopal Varma's 'Satya 2', which was scheduled to release on Friday, will now come out on November 8. The release date has been shifted due to some issues which have cropped up between the filmmaker and one of the producers of the film, Arun Sharma. Varma has reportedly been...
  • Seven films to bring out the child in you November 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Our lives are replete with stories from our childhood, and on the eve of the Children's Day, we walk down the memory lane with some of the best children's films made in the country. IANS lists seven such critically-acclaimed films. Masoom: Based on Erich Segal's novel 'Man, Woman...
  • 'Rajesh Khanna was destined to be a superstar' August 18, 2012

    New Delhi: For the first time after Rajesh Khanna's death, his estranged wife Dimple Kapadia opened up about the time she spent with him. She said he was special and destined to be a superstar. "I spent my life with him as I was 16 when I got married. He was...
  • Aradhana: Rajesh Khanna's most popular film online August 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Rajesh Khanna's classic movies 'Aradhana' and 'Haathi Mere Saathi' emerged as the late superstar's most popular films among online users during the month of July, when he breathed his last. Rajesh Khanna died on July 18 after battling health problems. Last month when the news of Rajesh Khanna's poor...
  • Are you expensive, Rajesh Khanna asked his doctor July 25, 2012

    New Delhi: "I hope you are not a very expensive heart surgeon, I may need your services some day!" This was Rajesh Khanna's prayer to cardiologist Mukesh Hariawala when the superstar called on legendary composer R.D. Burman after the latter had been operated upon in a London hospital. It was the...
  • Rajesh Khanna's filmography July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna, who charmed audiences with hits like 'Aradhana', 'Do Raaste' and 'Amar Prem' in the 1970s, died Wednesday afternoon after prolonged illness. He passed away at his residence here. He was 69. Fondly known as Kaka, Khanna worked in about 160 films. Here is his filmography: 1960s 1966...
  • Rajesh Khanna, who made death scenes convincing July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The Hindi film industry has produced many stars in the past, some were good at romance, some had a penchant for action scenes and some were simply brilliant at dancing. The audience liked them portraying all sorts of characters without leaving the screen; however there was one actor...
  • Bollywood loses its first superstar Rajesh Khanna July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Born on December 29, 1942, as Jatin Khanna, Rajesh Khanna was raised by the relatives of his biological parents. He attended St. Sebestian's Goan High School along with his childhood friend Ravi Kapoor, who later adopted the screen name Jeetendra. Always high on confidence, Khanna was the other...
  • Actor Rajesh Khanna's condition worsens July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Ailing Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna is reportedly critical. He is currently at his Mumbai residence. The veteran actor was admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati hospital last week following reports of low blood pressure but was discharged on Tuesday and has been at his Mumbai residence since then. Earlier on...
  • Girl who was separated from conjoined sister dies July 6, 2012

    Betul (MP): Aradhana, who was separated from her conjoined sister Stuti, died on Thursday night after struggling for life for over two weeks. According to doctors, Aradhana suffered cardiac arrest twice on Thursday and died at 9.20 pm. All attempts to revive her proved futile, a release by Padhar Mission Hospital,...
  • Ailing Rajesh Khanna undergoes tests at hospital June 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Yesteryear superstar Rajesh Khanna, admitted to a private hospital here since last week, is undergoing some medical tests but his condition is 'stable', hospital sources said today. "He is in the hospital and doing fine. He is stable and undergoing some tests. He is taking rest. He is not...
  • Rajesh Khanna to stay few more days in hospital June 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Yesteryears superstar Rajesh Khanna is much better but would have to stay in the hospital for 'a couple of days', said his estranged wife, actress Dimple Kapadia, who is taking care of him. "He is much better today (Tuesday). He is not getting discharged today. He will be back home...
  • Rajesh Khanna doing fine, to be discharged soon June 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Yesteryear superstar Rajesh Khanna, who was yesterday admitted to a private hospital here, is recovering fast and likely to be discharged in a couple of days. The 69-year-old actor, who was not keeping well of late, was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra due to 'exhaustion' and 'weakness'. "He...
  • Ruchika Girhotra's family withdraws charges June 2, 2012

    Chandigarh: The family of Ruchika Girhotra, who committed suicide after being molested by former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore, has raised no objection to CBI's closure reports dropping torture charges against the cop. The reports filed by the investigating agency say there's no evidence to prove that Ruchika' brother Ashu Girhotra was...
  • Bollywood Blockbusters: Remembering Rajesh Khanna May 12, 2012

    Here's a look at the work of evergreen actor Rajesh Khanna through the years. ...
  • Should Rajesh Khanna's 'Anand' be remade? December 29, 2011

    New Delhi: 'Anand', one of Rajesh Khanna's most memorable performances, needs a remake, feel Twitter users as the veteran Bollywood actor and the reigning king of the 70s celebrates his 69th birthday on Thursday. There is a series of remakes lined up in 2012 including that of 'Agneepath', starring actors Hrithik...
  • Ex-DGP who molested Ruchika to get pension December 17, 2011

    Chandigarh: The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) bench in Chandigarh has ordered restoration of former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore's pension, which was stopped after his conviction in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. Sixty-nine-year-old Rathore was awarded six months' rigorous imprisonment and fined Rs 1,000 by the Chandigarh CBI court in December...
  • Bollywood Blockbuster: the success of 'Aradhana' October 29, 2011

    The 1969 movie 'Aradhana', starring Sharmila Tagore and Rajesh Khanna, helped both the actors become an instant phenomenon. ...
  • Rishi, Sharmila remember Sachin Bhowmick April 15, 2011

    Bollywood's dancing star Rishi Kapoor remembers the late Sachin Bhowmick, one of the greatest screenwriters of Hindi cinema, as an encyclopedia of knowledge on cinema and screenplay and says he helped many actors enhance their romantic image on screen. "He wrote some of my most romantic films. I tell you, any...
  • Screenwriter Sachin Bhowmick passes away April 12, 2011

    Mumbai: Legendary writer and director, Sachin Bhowmick passed away Tuesday afternoon. According to sources, the writer had been ailing for sometime. Sachin has written screenplays for over 70 films. He started his career in writing with Mohan Segal's Lajwanti in 1958 starring Nargis. Sachin Bhowmick won the Filmfare best story award for...
  • Rathore Case: CBI to submit status report December 21, 2010

    New Delhi: The CBI is set to file a status report on its probe against former Haryana DGP SPS Rathode on Tuesday in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, in the Ruchika Girhotra case. The report is in connection with a PIL seeking a fresh case against Rathore charging him with...
  • Ruchika verdict: do we need tougher laws? May 26, 2010

    On Face The Nation, Sagarika Ghose spoke to a panel of experts on the issue. ...
  • 18 months in jail for Rathore in Ruchika case May 25, 2010

    Chandigarh: A sessions court here on Tuesday enhanced the sentence of former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore from six months to one-and-a-half years prison term for molesting 14-year-old Ruchika Girhotra 20 years back, following which the disgraced top policeman was arrested by the CBI. Pronouncing the verdict in a packed court room,...
  • Actor Sujit Kumar, who played hero's friend, dies February 5, 2010

    Mumbai: Veteran actor-producer Sujit Kumar, who worked in over 160 films and was also the first superstar of Bhojpuri cinema, died in Mumbai on Friday. He was 75. Kumar produced the movies Khel (starring Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit), Champion (Sunny Deol, Manisha Koirala) and Aetbaar (Amitabh Bachchan, John Abraham, Bipasha Basu). He...
  • Ruchika case: Father, Anand Prakash meet CBI January 15, 2010

    Chandigarh: The CBI on Friday began formal interactions with the father of Ruchika Girhotra, who was molested by former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore, and all others connected directly or indirectly with the case which took place 19 years ago at Panchkula. The CBI team of the Special Crime Branch (SCB), New...
  • Ruchika case: Car thief Gajender in judicial custody January 12, 2010

    Panchkula: A Panchkula court on Tuesday sent Gajender Singh, a car thief and proclaimed offender who was the first arrest in the case of molestation victim Ruchika Girhotra, to 14 days in judicial custody. Gajender Singh, who was nabbed from Pune last week, was brought here Monday evening and was presented...
  • Rathore appeals against conviction in Ruchika case January 11, 2010

    Panchkula: Former Haryana director general of police SPS Rathore has appealed against his conviction in Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. The Ruchika Girhotra cases were formally handed over to the CBI on Monday. One case against Rathore is under Section 306 while others are for criminal conspiracy and also destruction of evidence....
  • CBI takes charge of Ruchika Girhotra case January 11, 2010

    New Delhi: The Ruchika Girhotra case was formally handed over to the CBI on Monday. One case is under Section 306 against former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore while others are for criminal conspiracy and also destruction of evidence. A charge of attempt to murder against Rathore and the then Haryana...
  • Court to decide on Rathore's bail plea today January 8, 2010

    Panchkula: The Panchkula District and Sessions Court will give its verdict on former Haryana director general of police SPS Rathore's anticipatory bail plea on Friday. Rathore's interim bail is over and on Thursday in court, Rathore's wife and lawyer Abha has alleged character assassination by Ruchika Girhotra's family. She has blamed media...