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  • Snapshot: Popular actress Ayesha Jhulka makes a rare public appearance at a food festival October 5, 2014

    Ayesha Jhulka, who is still remembered for for playing Aamir Khan's love interest in 'Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar', made a rare public appearance recently. The actress was spotted with husband Sameer Vashi at a crab festival organised by a popular food chain in Mumbai. Ayesha, a popular actress of the...
  • Farhan Akhtar thanks 'Lakshya' crew for keeping its message relevant June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Remembering "Lakshya", which released a decade ago on this day, filmmaker Farhan Akhtar Wednesday thanked his crew for keeping the film's "memory and message" alive. "10 years since Lakshya... an experience that will always remain close to my heart & a big shout out to all collaborators who worked as...
  • Snapshot: Aww! Shikhar Dhawan turns heads as he poses with his adorable son June 3, 2014

    Shikhar Dhawan might be popular, but it is his son that has been grabbing everyone's attention lately, courtesy his adorable looks. After being spotted with father Shikhar and mother Ayesha at the IPL 7 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad in Hyderabad, the little one was recently seen...
  • Congress President Sonia Gandhi leading in Rae Bareli May 16, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi is leading by 1,293 votes over her nearest rival Ajay Agarwal of BJP in Rae Bareli. Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is leading by over 1,000 votes over her nearest BJP rival Subrat Pathak in Kannauj, as per initial trends. Santosh Gangwar (BJP)...
  • I'll take it in a humorous spirit: Ayesha on nasty taunts against son Tiger Shroff May 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Attempts to pull down Tiger Shroff, son of Ayesha and actor Jackie Shroff, have left his family unperturbed, if not downright amused. The star son is being launched into filmdom by producer Sajid Nadiadwala with "Heropanti", is scheduled for a May 23 release. According to a source, once the film's...
  • Deeply embarassed and ashamed: Ayesha Takia reacts to father-in-law Abu Azmi's rape comment April 11, 2014

    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 April 11, 2014

    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 was...
  • I was not keen on acting; I grew up on sports: Tiger Shroff April 5, 2014

    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 Jackie...
  • 'Dishkiyaoon' review: Unintentionally hilarious March 28, 2014

    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 'Dishkiyaon' fit...
  • 'Dishkiyaoon' Tweet Review: First day, first show March 28, 2014

    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 Mumbai...
  • I had decided that I would only take up challenging roles: Harman Baweja March 27, 2014

    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 character...
  • I don't care whether I'm in front of the camera or not: Shilpa Shetty March 27, 2014

    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 March 26, 2014

    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 jacket with...
  • Indian women blank Bangladesh by seven wickets to win T20 series 3-0 March 13, 2014

    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 in...
  • 'Dil Maange More' was a terrible choice as a debut film: Soha Ali Khan February 26, 2014

    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 February 4, 2014

    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 December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Ayesha Takia and her hotelier husband are now proud parents of a baby boy. The actress, who was due in midDecember, 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 November 17, 2013

    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 sent...
  • Nayanjot Lahiri, 6 others win Infosys Foundation awards November 12, 2013

    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 Nayanjoti...
  • Pakistani film 'Waar' earns Rs 40mn in 3 days, beats 'Boss' October 22, 2013

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

    Srinagar: Seventeenyearold 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 17yearold has already clocked 30 hours of flying and needs...
  • Totally transformed! Is that really you, Ayesha Jhulka? September 7, 2013

    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' August 22, 2013

    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 June 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Many independent women suffer physical and emotional abuse in a relationship and actressfilmmaker 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 is...
  • Pakistan fighter pilot wins battle of sexes, now she's ready for war June 13, 2013

    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 warready female fighter pilot in the Islamic republic of Pakistan. Farooq, from Punjab province's historic city of Bahawalpur, is one of 19...
  • Indian women whitewash Bangladesh, clinch T20 series 30 April 5, 2013

    Vadodara: The Indian women's cricket team rode on a disciplined bowling performance to register a 10run win over Bangladesh in the third and final T20 International and inflict a 30 whitewash on the visitors here on Friday. Electing to bat, India posted 123 for nine and then restricted Bangladesh to...