BOMBAY

  • Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap went on a global trail for 'Bombay Velvet' Yesterday

    Mumbai: Bringing back the old world charm of the 'Bombay' of the 1960s in 'Bombay Velvet' turned out to be a Herculean task for director Anurag Kashyap, who had to source props and materials from various countries. The idea was to add authenticity to the film. "Kashyap was very specific with...
  • Don't give MBA admissions till April 28, Bombay High Court tells Maharashtra private colleges 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday restrained the private colleges in Maharashtra from granting admissions to MBA courses on the basis of common entrance test (CET) held in March this year till April 28. The order was passed by a division bench headed by Justice...
  • 'Piku', 'Bombay Velvet', 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns': How Bollywood is all set to spoil the viewers this summer 5 days ago

    Bollywood is all set to spoil us this summer with some very interesting films. From Aanand L Rai's 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' to Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku' to Zoya Akhtar's 'Dil Dhadakne Do' the coming months of May and June are lined up with multi-starrer big budget films which have rather...
  • Maharashtra: HC upholds dismissal of judicial officer who had close relations with lady advocate 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Observing that a judicial officer should have behavioural standards of extra-ordinary quality, the Bombay High Court has upheld the dismissal of a Chief Judicial Magistrate from Nanded for developing close relations with a woman advocate and passing orders in her favour. A division bench of Justices AS Oka and AK...
  • Watch: You can't keep your eyes off Anushka Sharma, Ranbir Kapoor in the new song 'Mohabbat Buri Bimari' April 18, 2015

    New song 'Mohabbat Buri Bimari' of the much-awaited film 'Bombay Velvet' is finally out. Composed by Amit Trivedi, the song features Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar. With a strong 60s essence, the song has Anushka trying her best to charm Ranbir as she croons and dances in a...
  • SC to hear Ashok Chavan's plea in Adarsh scam on April 24 April 13, 2015

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan's plea in the multi-crore Adarsh housing society scam on April 24. The apex court asked the Maharashtra government to take adjournment before the trial court in the case. Chavan has moved the court against the Bombay High...
  • Bombay Velvet: New song 'Fifi' featuring Anushka Sharma and Ranbir Kapoor brings back the vintage era of Mumbai April 10, 2015

    From the costumes to the beats of the song, 'Fifi' from Anurag Kashyap's 'Bombay Velvet' is all things vintage. Featuring Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma, the song depicts beautifully the 1960s Bombay in all its glory. The film also features Karan Johar, Kay Kay Menon, Vivaan Shah and Raveena Tandon....
  • Why ban only slaughter of cows, bulls; what about other animals: HC to Maharashtra government April 6, 2015

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra government the reason for banning slaughter, possession and consumption of cows, bulls and bullocks only and not including other animals in the ban under the state's animal preservation laws. A division bench of justices VM Kanade and AR Joshi was...
  • Sensex sheds 152 points, Nifty weak March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: The market ended lower. The Sensex was down 152.45 points or 0.5 per cent at 28469.67 and the Nifty slipped 51.25 points or 0.6 per cent at 8634.65. About 1123 shares advanced, 1714 shares declined and 195 shares were unchanged. Axis Bank, BHEL, SBI, Reliance and ICICI Bank were...
  • 'Bombay Velvet' trailer: Street fighter Ranbir Kapoor serenades Anushka Sharma the singer in 1960s Bombay March 19, 2015

    There is a certain level of mystery attached to old world charm in the trailer of Anurag Kashyap's latest film 'Bombay Velvet'. Ranbir Kapoor plays a street fighter who serenades Anushka Sharma, a jazz singer in 1960s Bombay. The film also features Karan Johar in a crucial role. Kashyap's 'Bombay...
  • Musician Bombay S Kamal passes away at 85 March 18, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: Yesteryear singer-composer Bombay S Kamal, who scored music for many movies, passed away at a private hospital here. The 85-year-old musician was suffering from respiratory ailments and passed away late last night, family sources said. He is survived by his wife and three children. Though he...
  • Bombay High Court resents delay in filing affidavits March 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Resenting the delay in filing affidvavits, the Bombay High Court asked Maharashtra government on Monday to change its work culture, approach and mindset towards the judiciary so that the common man's grievances are resolved promptly. "There needs to be a change in work culture. The government should work towards improving...
  • Kunal Kapoor talks about his father Shashi Kapoor's films; Anurag Kashyap on 'Bombay Velvet' March 12, 2015

    During a Film restoration event by Viacom18, Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor's son Kunal Kapoor shares his father's films experience. Also watch, Director Anurag Kashyap talks about his upcoming release 'Bombay Velvet'. ...
  • Maharashtra: What steps taken to prevent dengue and swine flu, asks Bombay HC March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked municipal bodies in Maharashtra to file separate affidavits within six weeks enumerating what steps were taken to prevent the spread of diseases like dengue, malaria, swine flu, gastroenteritis and chicken gunya in their respective areas. ...
  • Maharashtra: Narcotic drug mephedrone alias `meow-meow' banned March 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government on Thursday told the Bombay High Court that the Centre had accepted its recommendation to include mephedrone in the list of prohibited drugs under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. Mephedrone, a narcotic drug which is also called M-Cat or `meow meow' in the party circuit, is...
  • Bombay HC dismisses Ashok Chavan's application for recall of his name from Adarsh scam March 4, 2015

    Mumbai: In a setback for Maharashtra Congress president and former chief minister Ashok Chavan, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed a an application filed by him for recall of an earlier order refusing to drop his name from the charge-sheet of Adarsh Housing Society scam. Chavan had approached the Bombay...
  • Railway Budget 2015: HC tells Railways to reconsider commuters' security policy February 26, 2015

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the Railways to reconsider its policy on providing security to commuters in long-distance trains while hearing a petition filed by a young woman who lost her leg after being was pushed out of a moving train as she was chasing a thief...
  • Anushka Sharma developed passion for cinema while working on 'PK', 'Bombay Velvet' February 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma, who is currently busy promoting her film 'NH 10', credits her films 'PK' and 'Bombay Velvet' for igniting passion for cinema in her. "Films affect you on a personal level because this is the life you lead - 95 percent of my life is about my work. "Playing...
  • Mumbai University V-C Rajan Welukar removed for not qualifying for post February 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Mumbai University Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar on Thursday was removed from his post after being found that he did not qualify for the post. The Bombay High Court, while hearing petitions challenging the essential eligibility qualification of Welukar, had directed the University to set up a search committee to reconsider...
  • What the beep! The Central Board of Film Certification won't let you hear the following words in movies from now on February 13, 2015

    After the debacle about the word Bombay being used in Indian films, the Censor Board has now released a full list of "offensive" words. The list was first published by the Caravan magazine. ...
  • Can 'Bombay' in 'Bombay Velvet' be retained? February 12, 2015

    Mumbai: After the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) beeped out the word 'Bombay' from a new song sung by Mihir Joshi, one wonders if filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will be asked to change the title of his film "Bombay Velvet". But Pahlaj Nihalani, chairperson of the censorship body, has some...
  • Bombay HC tells government to reply to PIL against AIB comedy show February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre, Maharashtra government and I&B Ministry to respond to a petition seeking action against organisers of All India Bakchod (AIB), a roast show, held here on December 20 last year in which allegedly obscene and vulgar words were used by participants...
  • AIB members apologise to the Christian community February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: The members behind the 'AIB Roast' of Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor today met Agnelo Gracias, Auxiliary Bishop of Bombay, and apologised to the Christian community for any offence caused by some statements and actions on the show. The celebrity roast, which is first of its kind in India, featured...
  • Snapshot: First look of Karan Johar as Kaizad Khambatta in 'Bombay Velvet' February 9, 2015

    After revealing Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma's look in 'Bombay Velvet', the makers have released another poster from the movie that features Karan Johar, who is playing the antagonist in the high-octane period drama. Karan Johar as Kaizad Khambatta sports a mustache and is seen in a different avatar....
  • Bombay HC declines PIL against love marriages without parents' consent February 7, 2015

    Madurai: Madras High Court on Saturday declined to entertain a PIL petition which sought to forbear officials from solemnising love marriages without the consent and presence of parents of the couples to check honour killings. The petition, filed about a week ahead of Valentine's Day on February...
  • Revealed: First look of Anushka Sharma as Rosie in 'Bombay Velvet' February 3, 2015

    Anushka Sharma's Bombay Velvet look is certainly an eye-catcher. The actress exudes the old world glamour with dark eye makeup, luscious red lips and a bouffant. Anushka plays a jazz singer in the movie and she can be seen holding a mic in the new poster. The movie is set...
  • Censor Board orders singer Mihir Joshi to beep out the word 'Bombay' from his song February 2, 2015

    If the recent decision taken by Central Board of Film Certification is anything to go by then the word 'Bombay' needs to be beeped out from a song. The decision was earlier taken by the censor board examining committee under former chief Leela Samson. Censor Board had taken exception to...
  • Vodafone tax case: Have decided not to file an appeal in SC, says Ravi Shankar Prasad January 28, 2015

    In a significant development, the the government on Wednesday decided not to appeal against a Bombay High Court ruling that Vodafone was not liable to pay tax demand of Rs 3,200 crore in a transfer pricing case. "The government will not appeal the judgement of Bombay High Court in the...