Ashok Kumar

  • AAP sacks two leaders for demanding money in exchange of party tickets 21-03-2014 03:45 PM

    Sending out a strong message to party office bearers, the Aam Aadmi Party on Friday sacked two leaders from Uttar Pradesh for demanding money in exchange of party tickets. Addressing a press conference at his Tilak Lane residence, AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal announced sacking of Awadh zone convener Aruna...
  • AAP expels two members on charges of corruption 21-03-2014 02:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday expelled two state leaders on charges of corruption. Awadh Convenor Aruna Singh and Hardoi Treasurer Ashok Kumar were expelled over charges that they were caught taking money. "We will not compromise on corruption. We got a complaint at the district level that...
  • Airport users to get facility to pay charges from air 14-03-2014 05:23 PM

    In a move to attract more chartered flights into India, the civil aviation ministry plans to introduce a new system which will enable the aircraft operators to pay the user charges even before landing, said a top official. Aimed at making tourists, private and business operators, flying clubs and others...
  • Gurgaon: 62 acquitted in Honda mobike plant violance case 25-09-2013 11:05 AM

    Gurgaon: A Gurgaon court on Tuesday acquitted all the 62 people, including office bearers of the workers union, of attempt to murder and other charges related to the 2005 violence at Honda Scooters and Motorcycles unit in Manesar. Additional Session Judge Falit Sharma acquitted all the accused as the Haryana...
  • Kamini Kaushal to be honored with Kalpana Chawla Excellence Award 24-09-2013 10:53 AM

    Gurgaon: Veteran actress Kamini Kaushal will get the Kalpana Chawla Excellence Award by the late astronaut's father BL Chawla here on Wednesday. Kamini Kaushal, 86, has starred in films like 'Neecha Nagar', 'Shaheed', 'Nadiya Ke Paar', 'Shabnam' and 'Aarzoo'. She has worked with actors like Ashok Kumar, Raj Kapoor and...
  • Nitish Kumar conducts aerial survey of flooded areas in Patna district 28-08-2013 04:42 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday made an aerial survey of the flooded areas on the bank of the Ganga in Patna district and directed the officials make proper arrangements for relief and rescue operations in the affected areas. The chief minster had a look at the Ganga ghats...
  • My dad's film Love in Bombay's release is a big feat: Munjoy Mukherjee 07-08-2013 05:31 PM

    Joy Mukherjee's 'Love in Bombay' has been theatrically released 42 years after it was produced. The film, which features Waheeda Rehman, Rehman, Kishore Kumar, and Ashok Kumar, wasn't released. The film was discovered by Mukherjee's son after his demise in March 9, 2013. His son Munjoy Mukherjee shared the memories...
  • 'Khubsoorat' remake: Prosenjit to reprise Ashok Kumar's role 21-07-2013 12:55 PM

    New Delhi: Popular Bengali star Prosenjit Chatterjee is stepping into the shoes of legendary actor Ashok Kumar in the remake of Khubsoorat. An official remake of 1980 classic comedy is being produced by Sonam Kapoor's sister Rhea, and will be directed by Shashanka Ghosh of Quick Gun Murugan fame. "I...
  • Khubsoorat: Sonam Kapoor not worried about comparisons with Rekha 13-07-2013 09:59 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor, who will be seen in the remake of 'Khubsoorat', says it's a contemporary film and the story does not ape the 1980 hit movie. The original 'Khubsoorat' had Rekha in the lead role of a happy-go-lucky girl and she was joined by the likes of Ashok...
  • Government honours South actors recommended by Mohan 06-05-2013 12:25 PM

    Chennai: Popular Tamil film and TV actor Mohan Raman, also a well known philatelist, was pleasantly surprised when the government honoured actors he had recommended from the south through 50 stamps that were released at the 60th National Film Awards. President Pranab Mukherjee released the stamps Friday commemorating 50 iconic...
  • Kannada film 'Madarangi' receives some great response 21-04-2013 11:05 PM

    As 'Simple Ag Ondh Love Story' got some excellent response for the film the route is followed by others in this age of internet and new media. However, the current one is getting good mileage from trailers and songs is, 'Madarangi' of Krishna Talkies. The debut of actor in small...
  • 100 Years Of Indian Cinema: 12 fascinating facts about Bollywood actors you did not know 11-04-2013 10:24 AM

    Mumbai: He was a stalwart and also a great writer. Actor Balraj Sahni was lauded not only for his acting skills but was appreciated for his writing skills. Dharmedra's first salary for his debut film was meagre amount of Rs 51! As we celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema, here...
  • Happy Birthday Dadamoni: Legacy of Ashok Kumar 12-10-2011 03:03 PM

    Hindi cinema has perhaps rarely seen another actor with the refined, understated craftsmanship of Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly, better known by his screen name, Ashok Kumar. Here was an actor who straddled Hindi cinema from the mid-1930 to the 1990s, who pioneered the concept of 'natural acting' at a time when...
  • Ashok Kumar used to sketch in the nude: Granddaughter 23-11-2010 06:20 PM

    Panaji: Ashok Kumar, better known as ‘Dadamoni' and an iconic figure in Indian cinema, used to sketch paintings in the bathroom in the nude, his granddaughter Anuradha Patel said. Kumar, a versatile actor, first made waves with his performance in 1936 with the film Achhut Kanya. "Dadamoni used to paint...
  • Ashok Kumar: An actor par excellence 13-10-2010 02:04 PM

    After 1987, for 15 years till his death, Ashok Kumar, fondly called Dadamoni, didn’t celebrate his birthdays. There was a strong emotional reason behind it. It was on his birthday that year his younger brother, Kishor Kumar had passed away. This in a way sums up the kind of person...
  • RTI activist seeks details, attacked 17-07-2010 11:59 AM

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  • 'Team literally picked by Gill's security officer' 10-03-2008 02:48 PM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has shortlisted former South African coach, Mickey Arthur, for the post of head coach of the national team. An official source in the board confirmed that Arthur was one of the five candidates finalised by the special committee, which was formed by the board to...