Ayesha

  • Deeply embarassed and ashamed: Ayesha Takia reacts to father-in-law Abu Azmi's rape comment 11-04-2014 05:09 PM

    Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi's comment on rape victims and pre marital sex has drawn criticism from all quarters including his family members. Actress Ayesha Takia, who is married to Azmi's son Farhan has tweeted, "if wot im reading about my father in laws statements r true then me and...
  • Ayesha Takia slams father-in-law Abu Azmi's 'stoning for sex' comment 11-04-2014 02:41 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Ayesha Takia on Friday took to Twitter to vent her anger against her father-in-law Abu Azmi, a Samajwadi Party leader. "If what I am reading about my father in laws statements are true then me and Farhan are deeply embarrassed n ashamed...(sic)," she wrote on Twitter. She...
  • I was not keen on acting; I grew up on sports: Tiger Shroff 05-04-2014 10:51 AM

    Mumbai: Jackie Shroff's son Tiger Shroff said here today that he was not keen on becoming an actor and it was not his first choice. He was speaking at the launch of the trailer of his debut movie 'Heropanti'. The trailer was launched by Aamir Khan, in the presence of...
  • 'Dishkiyaoon' review: Unintentionally hilarious 28-03-2014 03:39 PM

    Cast: Harman Baweja, Prashant Narayanan, Sunny Deol, Ayesha Khanna, Aditya Pancholi Director: Sanamjit Singh Talwar There have been many a gangster sagas -- both in Bollywood as well as Hollywood -- some funny, some serious and a chosen few achieving cult status. So where does first-time director Sanamjit Singh Talwar's...
  • 'Dishkiyaoon' Tweet Review: First day, first show 28-03-2014 09:53 AM

    New Delhi: 'Dishkiyaoon' starring Harman Baweja, Sunny Deol and Ayesha Khanna hits the theatres today. Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra's first production, the cast and crew of the film have been promoting the film quite enthusiastically. Touted by many as Baweja's come-back film, 'Dishkiyaoon' revolves around an ambitious set of...
  • I had decided that I would only take up challenging roles: Harman Baweja 27-03-2014 12:10 PM

    Delhi: Dressed in blue jeans, white t-shirt and a jacket, actor Harman Baweja ran his fingers through his almost-handlebar mustache thoughtfully. Quiet and brooding, Baweja sat on the dais with actress-producer Shilpa Shetty and director Sanamjit Singh Talwar at the promotion of his upcoming film 'Dishkiyaoon'. Baweja, who plays the...
  • I don't care whether I'm in front of the camera or not: Shilpa Shetty 27-03-2014 11:40 AM

    Delhi: Dressed in a simple black pencil skirt and a ruffled jacket with a hit of pink, actress Shilpa Shetty looked her demure, yet glamorous self at the press conference of her upcoming directorial venture 'Dishkiyaoon'. In the city for the promotion with the cast and crew of the film,...
  • Shilpa Shetty walks for Tarun Tahiliani's opening show in a kanjeevaram outfit at WIFW 26-03-2014 06:54 PM

    New Delhi: Fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani Wednesday opened the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week autumn-winter 2014 with his impressive collection and actress Shilpa Shetty, known for well-maintained figure, heightened the glamour quotient when she hit the ramp in a kanjeevaram outfit. Tahiliani's autumn-winter pieces were terrific. Right from ivory cascade...
  • Indian women blank Bangladesh by seven wickets to win T20 series 3-0 13-03-2014 05:51 PM

    Cox's Bazar: Indian women easily defeated their Bangladeshi counterparts by seven wickets in the third T20 International completing a 3-0 rout to gain enough confidence going into the upcoming ICC World T20 tournament which will start in few days time. Opting to bat, Bangladesh could manage only 81 for eight...
  • 'Dil Maange More' was a terrible choice as a debut film: Soha Ali Khan 26-02-2014 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: Soha Ali Khan still cannot figure out why she opted to make her debut with 2004 film 'Dil Maange More', which had three actresses in the lead. The 35-year-old actress, who was new to Bollywood at that time, said it was a terrible decision. "I don't know why...
  • JNU professor Ayesha Kidwai wins 2013 Infosys Prize for Linguistics 04-02-2014 10:14 AM

    Professor Ayesha Kidwai is this year's Infosys Prize awardee. A professor at JNU, Kidwai says each language has a unique system of grammar. Her work on understanding these systems - especially Indian languages like Hindi, Urdu, Santali, Bangla and Malayalam has led to newer theories in universal grammar. ...
  • It's a boy for Ayesha Takia and her hotelier husband Farhan Azmi 09-12-2013 01:01 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Ayesha Takia and her hotelier husband are now proud parents of a baby boy. The actress, who was due in mid-December, gave birth to a baby boy on 6th December in Mumbai. An ecstatic father, Farhan Azmi announced the news on Twitter and tweeted, "Allahu Akbar Allahu...
  • Police want to quiz two for terror money link 17-11-2013 05:51 PM

    Bihar Police will Monday seek the custody of Ayesha Bano and her husband Zubair, arrested from Karnataka on charges of providing financial help to terror suspects, police said in Patna onSunday. The couple was arrested from Mangalore in Karnataka and brought in Patnafor investigating an illegal money trail. They were...
  • Nayanjot Lahiri, 6 others win Infosys Foundation awards 12-11-2013 12:08 PM

    Bangalore: The Infosys Science Foundation has announced the names of the winners of 5th Infosys Prize 2013. There are 7 winners in 6 different categories and include three women and four men. They are Dr V Ramgopal Rao in the Engineering and Computer Science category, Prof Ayesha Kidwai and Prof...
  • Pakistani film 'Waar' earns Rs 40mn in 3 days, beats 'Boss' 22-10-2013 11:44 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistani bilingual film 'Waar' has created a record by earning Rs 40 million in three days during Eid festival. The Shaan starrer action-thriller is said to have the highest box office collection till date. Akshay Kumar-starrer Bollywood film 'Boss', according to the entertainment circles, played second fiddle to 'Waar',...
  • 17-year-old set to be the youngest pilot to fly a commercial aircraft 30-09-2013 09:05 AM

    Srinagar: Seventeen-year-old Ayesha Aziz has become an inspiration for many teenagers as she is set to become the youngest pilot to fly a commercial aircraft. For Ayesha, who comes from Baramullah in Kashmir, she says sky is the limit. The 17-year-old has already clocked 30 hours of flying and needs...
  • Totally transformed! Is that really you, Ayesha Jhulka? 07-09-2013 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Ayesha Jhulka, who made her Bollywood debut as a child artist two decades back, has changed a lot over the years. Spotted at Rakesh Roshan's 64th birthday bash recently, Ayesha Jhulka barely looks like the same person anymore. With several popular films with Aamir Khan, Salman Khan,...
  • Every Manto lover would love 'The Pity Of Partition' 22-08-2013 07:14 PM

    Saadat Hasan Manto, the name is enough only. Master storyteller and what not. Readers love him and swear by him but to be honest, I have never really read much of him. Its not that I don't want to, it's just that I have not been able to. When I...
  • If you endure abuse for the first time, you are a victim: Pooja Bhatt 14-06-2013 06:20 PM

    Mumbai: Many independent women suffer physical and emotional abuse in a relationship and actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says there is no simple answer to it, but your silence the first time sets the tone and tenor for your relationship, while Gul Panag feels they tolerate abuse because of emotional vulnerability. Here...
  • Pakistan fighter pilot wins battle of sexes, now she's ready for war 13-06-2013 02:26 AM

    Mushaf Air Base: With an olive green head scarf poking out from her helmet, Ayesha Farooq flashes a cheeky grin when asked if it is lonely being the only war-ready female fighter pilot in the Islamic republic of Pakistan. Farooq, from Punjab province's historic city of Bahawalpur, is one of...
  • Indian women whitewash Bangladesh, clinch T20 series 3-0 05-04-2013 04:13 PM

    Vadodara: The Indian women's cricket team rode on a disciplined bowling performance to register a 10-run win over Bangladesh in the third and final T20 International and inflict a 3-0 whitewash on the visitors here on Friday. Electing to bat, India posted 123 for nine and then restricted Bangladesh to...
  • Sharmila's transition from an actress to 'begum' 02-01-2012 12:36 PM

    Bhopal: Sharmila Tagore's transition from an acclaimed Bollywood actress to the matriarch of the former royal family of Bhopal was evident during her recent visit to this City of Lakes, where she settled family feuds and intervening in issues relating of the Haj. Sharmila, known as Begum Ayesha Sultana to...
  • Kannada Review: 'Bete' is sheer waste of time 26-12-2011 11:12 AM

    Cast: Ayesha, Akshay, Harish Rai, Anant Nag, Pavithra Lokesh, Ishitha Vyas Director: Sreenivas Kaushik The year just ending seems to have been good for the Kannada film industry as far as success rate is concerned. But at the same time, a large number of films with poor quality and worthless...
  • Jackie Shroff is not gay, says wife Ayesha 10-12-2011 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: The news of Jackie Shroff being a gay spread like wildfire so much so that the actor had to actually come out and clarify the issue. The actor has rubbished the reports of him being a gay. Jackie Shroff has expressed his anger over the matter and has...