Birthday

  • Nation celebrates hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand's 109th birthday 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Paying tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his 109th birth anniversary, which is being celebrated as the National Sports Day, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said the best way to honour the hockey wizard's memory is to inculcate the qualities he displayed on the field. "August 29 marks...
  • Chennai to celebrate Madras Week on its 375th birthday, starting today August 19, 2014

    Chennai: The first city of modern India, Chennai, will celebrate its 375th birthday this week beginning from Sunday. The southern city will celebrate Madras Week by dedicating seven days to the history, culture and traditions of the city. Chennai, then Madras was founded on August 22, 1639 when a strip of...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you guess these Jacqueline Fernandez films? August 11, 2014

    As Jacqueline Fernandez turns a year older, we test your knowledge about the actress. Jacqueline, who is also the winner of the Miss Sri Lanka Universe pageant of 2006, has been part of several Bollywood films. Take the quiz to know from which films these stills have been taken. ...
  • Quick Quiz: Are you a Kajol fan? Take the quiz to know if you know her films well August 5, 2014

    The vivacious Kajol may not have acted in a film for a while now, but she is still remembered for her roles even now. On her 40th birthday, we ask you a few questions about Kajol's film. If you are an ardent fan of the actress, the quiz should be...
  • 'Kishore Kumar's family joked that his voice sounded like the rasp of a bamboo being split': 5 anecdotes from the singer's life that you may not have heard August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Though he is best known as one of Indian cinema's greatest playback singers, Kishore Kumar was also an actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenplay writer and scriptwriter. Born on August 4, 1929, Kishore was introduced to the world of cinema by his elder brother Ashok Kumar who was already...
  • Bollywood misses Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary August 4, 2014

    Mumbai: While Google India paid tribute to the singing legend Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary Monday, Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar and Madhur Bhandarkar also remembered him and shared a few lines from his popular songs. Here's what they tweeted: Lata Mangeshkar: Aaj Kishore Da ka janamdin hai. Kishore Da...
  • Birthday playlist: 85 of Kishore Kumar's greatest hits of all time August 4, 2014

    There were very few things that singer-actor Kishore Kumar couldn't do. The actor was a direct0r, actor, singer, screenplay writer, composer and what not. Interestingly he was never trained in music and his first stint in films was as a chorus singer in 'Bombay Talkies' which had his elder brother...
  • Quick Quiz: How well do you know the dialogues from Katrina Kaif's movies? July 16, 2014

    It is Katrina Kaif's 31st birthday today. And yes, if you have loved and admired Katrina for her films, it is certain that you have watched majority of her works, if not all. If you call yourself a die-hard fan of Katrina, identify the name of the films from which...
  • US rapper Will.i.am bags his 10th number one single on the British charts July 14, 2014

    London: US rapper Will.i.am secured his 10th number one in the British singles charts on Sunday, going straight in at the top spot with 'It's My Birthday', the Official Charts Company said. Will.i.am, whose track features 17-year-old US singer Cody Wise, earned his first UK chart topper in 2003 as part...
  • From rapping, to playing a villain, here are 8 non-sanskari things done by Bollywood's official babuji, Alok Nath July 10, 2014

    Badhaai ho! Aaj Babuji ka janamdin hai! Bollywood's favourite babuji, veteran actor Alok Nath turns 58 today. He might be a sanskari by image, but did you know that Alok Nath has done some pretty evil stuff on the big screen? Here is a list of 10 most non-sanskari things attributed to...
  • Happy Birthday Sourav Ganguly: 42 not out July 8, 2014

    Kolkata: Sourav Ganguly, who turned 42 on Monday, chose to keep his birthday a low-key affair, even as a large number of fans and school children gathered outside his Behala residence since morning to greet the former India captain. In fact, Ganguly returned from Singapore early this morning after attending a...
  • Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: India's most successful captain turns 33 July 7, 2014

    India's most successful captain and arguably the best finisher of the limited-overs format Mahendra Singh Dhoni turns 33 today - entering what could be the last phase of his distinguished career leading up to the World Cup early next year. Dhoni - who made his international debut on December 23, 2004,...
  • Ranveer Singh doesn't want to grow old July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood entertainer Ranveer Singh, who will turn 29 Sunday, doesn't wish to grow older. He's loving his time in Bollywood movies and making the most of his journeys across the world thanks to his work. "And yea, the Birthday's coming up...meh...I don't wanna grow older," Ranveer tweeted Saturday. The actor, who...
  • Quick Quiz: How well do you known your favourite composer RD Burman? June 27, 2014

    Son of legendary music director Sachin Dev Burman, RD Burman was a music maestro and his compositions still enchant us. Popularly known as Pancham da, he composed musical scores for over 331 movies. RD Burman was influenced by Western, Latin, Oriental and Arabic music, and incorporated elements from...
  • On RD Burman's 75th birth anniversary, 100 of his best compositions June 27, 2014

    One of the most beloved musicians of Indian cinema, RD Burman would have been 75 years old on 27 June 2014. The singer-composer who had an untimley demise in 1994, at the age of 54, had composed some timeless classics which remain popular to this day. Son of music composer...
  • Arjun Kapoor looks bashful as family present him with a birthday cake June 26, 2014

    The young actor turns 28 today. Arjun Kapoor, who was last seen in the blockbuster film '2 States' with Alia Bhatt, protests adorably as his cousins make him cut a cake and blow out the candles in this video posted by Sonam Kapoor on her Instagram account. ...
  • 'Kaththi': First motion poster unveiled on superstar Vijay's birthday June 22, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil superstar Vijay, who will turn 40 Sunday, will receive the first look motion poster of his upcoming film 'Kaththi' as his birthday gift. The makers plan to release it at midnight on Saturday. "The film's first look motion poster will be released at midnight on the occasion of Vijay...
  • Rahul out of Delhi, Congress workers celebrate his 44th birthday June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress workers here were in a joyous mood as they celebrated the birthday of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who turned 44 today. Although Rahul is not in Delhi and travelling abroad, his absence did not deter party supporters from marking their leader's birthday with fanfare. Led by Jagdish Sharma,...
  • Troops parade in London for Queen's birthday June 14, 2014

    London: Hundreds of British soldiers in tall bearskin hats and ceremonial dress marched on Saturday in central London for the "Trooping the Color" parade, an annual display of pomp and pageantry that marks the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. The queen, who wore a pastel blue outfit, rode in a...
  • Sonam Kapoor is one of India's best style icons: Wendell Rodricks June 9, 2014

    Mumbai: On Sonam Kapoor's 29th birthday Monday, National Award-winning designer Wendell Rodricks says the Bollywood actress is one of the country's best style icons. He is keen to see her in an art film soon. "Sonam Kapoor, in my humble, glorified tailor opinion, you are India's best style icon actress. Now...