Asha

  • There were no disputes between Gulzar bhai and Pancham: Asha Bhosle 16-04-2014 10:38 AM

    Mumbai: From the time she sang 'Ghar jayegi tar jayegi doliyaan chadh jayegi' for Gulzar in 'Khushboo', Asha Bhosle has shared a very special rapport with her Gulzar bhai who has been named for the coveted Dadasaheb Phalke Award. She feels it has gone to the "very deserving artist". "When...
  • Shatrughan Sinha feels thrilled to receive IIFA film reward 13-04-2014 12:38 PM

    Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who would be bestowed with a special award at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA), said he was thrilled with the honour. The 67-year-old veteran actor will be honoured for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema at the IIFA awards this year, which is set to...
  • Salman Khan, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle to campaign for Bappi Lahiri? 02-04-2014 05:52 PM

    Kolkata: Thanks to the star-spangled nominations by top political parties, West Bengal is set to witness a Bollywood extravaganza during the election campaign. Famed music composer Bappi Lahiri, contesting the Lok Sabha polls on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket, is likely to bring in Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and...
  • It's hard to believe that now when I dial her number she won't be there to answer: Asha Parekh on Nanda 27-03-2014 12:45 PM

    Mumbai: For veteran actress Asha Parekh, it's hard to believe that her friend and confidante Nanda is no more. She says she had spoken to the late actress just the night before she passed away, and finds it "frightening" that she didn't even get a chance to bid her goodbye....
  • Nokia X, X+, XL: Nokia launches its first Android-based budget phones 24-02-2014 02:30 PM

    New Delhi: Nokia introduced a new family of smartphones, the Nokia X series of phones. The first three phones in the family - the Nokia X, X+ and XL - run on the new Nokia X software platform, that is based on Google's Android. The phones under the Nokia X...
  • Asha Bhosle to perform with double-Grammy winning Dutch Metropole Orchestra 11-02-2014 01:29 PM

    Mumbai: Melody queen Asha Bhosle is all set to go on a tour with double-Grammy winning Dutch Metropole Orchestra in May. Asha, 80, will be performing with the hybrid orchestra in Amsterdam, The Hague and Paris on May 3, May 4 and May 8 respectively. "European followers: I'll be performing...
  • Nach Baliye 6: Rithvik Dhanjani, Asha Negi win the finale 02-02-2014 10:21 AM

    Mumbai: Television actors Rithvik Dhanjani and Asha Negi won the sixth season of celebrity dance reality show 'Nach Baliye' Saturday. The couple has been part of the show from the beginning and have been giving spell-binding performances. The winning couple was awarded the official 'Nach Baliye' trophy along with Rs...
  • FTP: Asha Mirje controversial remarks: Do members of women's commissions obstruct gender justice? 29-01-2014 11:38 PM

    Asha Mirje, a member of the Maharashtra Women Commission, stirred quite a controversy by putting the onus of blame on women for rape rather than on the perpetrators. She said, during a speech in Nagpur, "women too are responsible to an extent (for rape). Their clothing and behaviour too play...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 29-01-2014 11:22 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: DGCA asks private airlines to treat MPs as VIPs 29-01-2014 09:08 PM

    In what could probably expose the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, a letter accessed by CNN-IBN shows that the private airlines were asked by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to provide special privileges to Parliamentarians, contrary to Minister Ajit Singh's claims. ...
  • Asha Mirje's remarks should be taken as a grandmother's advice: Supriya Sule 29-01-2014 06:12 PM

    Nationalist Congress Party leader Supriya Sule said on Wednesday that one should not read much into the remarks made by Maharashtra Women Commission member and party colleague Asha Mirje on rape as she was talking like any grandmother would. Talking to CNN-IBN, Sule said, "She was talking like a grandmother...
  • 'Why did gangrape victim have to go for a late show?' Twitter reacts angrily at Asha Mirje's comment 29-01-2014 12:42 PM

    Asha Mirje, a member of the Maharashtra Women Commission, stirred quite a controversy on Wednesday by putting the onus of blame on women for rape rather than on the perpetrators. She said, during a speech in Nagpur, "women too are responsible to an extent (for rape). Their clothing and behaviour...
  • Maharashtra Women Commission member blames women for rape 29-01-2014 09:45 AM

    Mumbai: In yet another shame for the country, a member of a women's commission panel has blamed women for rape. "Women too are responsible to an extent (for rape). Their clothing and behaviour too play a part. The Delhi gangrape victim could have gone for the 9.00 pm show. Why...
  • Popularity matters a lot on 'Nach Baliye': Rithvik Dhanjani 28-01-2014 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: 'Nach Baliye' might have talented contestants performing elaborate dance sequences but their popularity does have a heavy impact, says TV actor Rithvik Dhanjani who, along with his girlfriend Asha Negi, is a strong contender for the upcoming finale. The actor, who was previously seen in shows like 'Bandini',...
  • Bollywood mourns the death of 'full of life' Sunanda Pushkar 18-01-2014 05:04 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Asha Bhosle, Sridevi and Shabana Azmi have expressed shock and grief at the 'sudden' and 'unfortunate' demise of Indian Minister of State for Human Resources Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. They remember her as an exuberant person with a zest for life. Sunanda, who was active...
  • India-born educationist named for top British honour 31-12-2013 05:03 PM

    Asha Khemka, an India-born educationist in Britain, has been named for the highest British Civilian Award For Women for her services to education. Khemka, Principal And Chief Executive Of West Nottinghamshire College At Mansfield in Nottinghamshire, has been named Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the...
  • 'D Day to 'David': 10 films which deserved more appreciation at the box office 31-12-2013 03:48 PM

    Mumbai: Episodic film 'David' or heart-wrenching mother-daughter drama 'Mai' or rare medical thriller 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' are some of the cinematically superlative films, but they failed to click at the box office. Here is a list of 10 such films that deserved better viewership and appreciation than what they...
  • Don't like to see women tortured on TV shows: Asha Parekh 25-12-2013 03:13 PM

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Asha Parekh, who has been a part of television industry for some time, says some of the serials on the small screen are quite regressive. After she quit acting, the actress turned to the small screen and directed many television serials, including the mega hit show 'Kora...
  • Nokia announces Lumia 1320, 525, Asha 500, 502, 503 India launch 20-12-2013 02:25 PM

    Panaji: Prior to its impending acquisition by Microsoft, Finnish handset giant Nokia announced the launch of five new devices across its Lumia and Asha range of smartphones to strengthen its position in the Indian smartphone market. The company will launch two new devices under its Windows-powered Lumia range - 1320...
  • I'm still waiting to work with Dilip Kumar: Asha Parekh 07-12-2013 01:11 PM

    Mumbai: From evergreen Dev Anand to superstar Rajesh Khanna, Asha Parekh has worked with most leading stars of Indian cinema except Dilip Kumar and the 71-year-old veteran actress confesses that she is still waiting to work with the thespian. She got great opportunities to work with Shammi Kapoor in hits...
  • Asha Parekh: Film industry works differently now 06-12-2013 05:21 PM

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Asha Parekh is happy that the film industry has advanced technically but is disappointed with the lyrics of the present day songs. "Today there is a difference in the way film industry works. Technically we have advanced. But the lyrics of the songs are not so good....
  • Nokia Asha 502 and Asha 503 to be available in India this month 01-12-2013 03:42 PM

    Mumbai: The Nokia Asha 502 Dual SIM and Asha 503 - unveiled at the Nokia event in Abu Dhabi - are all set to go on sale in select markets including India. Both devices will reportedly be available through online retailers and Nokia retail outlets within a week. However, except...
  • WhatsApp now available for Asha 501, will come pre-installed on Asha 500, 502, 503 21-11-2013 12:13 PM

    New Delhi: Announced last month, WhatsApp is now finally available for Asha 501. Users can download WhatsApp for the Nokia Asha 501 for free, following the over-the-air software update that will start to roll out this week. After you download WhatsApp and log in for the first time using your...
  • 15 Oscar-nominated films to be screened at IFFI 19-11-2013 06:10 PM

    Panaji: The 44th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that kicks off tomorrow here will screen 15 Oscar-nominated films from world over. "We will be screening 15 Oscar nominated movies this time," film festival director Shankar Mohan said. Since 2011, the films that have won award in IFFI...