Drama

  • Pilot locks co-pilot out of the cockpit mid air on Air New Zealand flight July 6, 2014

    Wellington: Air New Zealand has stood down two pilots after a mid-air drama in which the airline said the first officer was locked out of the cockpit during a trans-Tasman flight. The incident on a Perth-Auckland flight on May 21 followed "some tension" between the pair, after the flight's departure...
  • 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch to star in Iraq war drama 'The Yellow Birds' May 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch, Tye Sheridan and Will Poulter are set to star in in Iraq war drama 'The Yellow Birds'. The film revolves around two young soldiers (Sheridan and Poulter) who are taken under the wing of an older sergeant (Cumberbatch) as they are deployed to Iraq, reported...
  • 3 seasons of 'The Walking Dead' has made Lauren Cohan more subdued March 27, 2014

    New York: Spending your days killing zombies apparently takes its toll. Actress Lauren Cohan said being on AMC's 'The Walking Dead' for three seasons has had an effect on her. "My temperament has changed since I've been on the show because of being immersed in this dark material all the time," Cohan...
  • Sena hits out at MNS over toll booth agitation, calls it drama troupe February 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Sharpening its attack on MNS chief Raj Thackeray over his agitation against toll collection, the Shiv Sena said it had "predicted" the outcome of Wednesday's stir. "The Sena mouthpiece Saamana had on Tuesday made some comments (about Raj Thackeray and his toll stir). What happened on Wednesday was exactly...
  • Jan Lokpal Bill: BJP likens AAP to drama company February 8, 2014

    Bangalore: BJP on Saturday likened Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to a "drama company" for its stand over passing of Jan Lokpal Bill in the Delhi assembly. "When they (Arvind Kejriwal and others) had not formed the party, they sat with Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj to incorporate their suggestions in the...
  • 6th Bharat Rang Mahotsav festival to start from January 4 December 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharat Rang Mahotsav, the National School of Drama's annual theatre festival, is back with its 16th edition and will showcase 71 plays from 17 Indian states and 6 international countries. The festival will kick off from January 4 with a performance by the NSD Repertory Company. The...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to do a Hollywood film again? December 28, 2013

    Mumbai: After a short appearance in Australian-American drama 'Great Gatsby', megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been again approached for a Hollywood film, which is an adaptation of Vikas Swarup's 'Six Suspects'. Bachchan has been approached by BBC and Starfield productions to star in the movie, based on the 'Slumdog Millionaire' author's yet...
  • Olivia Munn talks about television political drama series 'The Newsroom' September 4, 2013

    The Newsroom is an American television drama series created by Aaron Sorkin. The series chronicles the behind-the-scenes events at the fictional Atlantis Cable News channel. ...
  • Shilpa Shukla's 'BA Pass' Tweet Review August 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Erotic dramas are not new to Bollywood. And, director Ajay Bahl also takes on the subject of desire and lust in his latest film 'BA Pass'. Based on a short story 'The Railway Aunty', 'BA Pass' is a story looking at the fatal promise of a new life...
  • Catherina Zeta-Jones gets degree from Welsh College July 9, 2013

    London: Oscar-winning actress Catherina Zeta-Jones has been honoured with a degree from a prestigious drama college in her native Wales. The 'Chicago' star, who has had no formal acting training, was made an honorary fellow of The Royal College of Music and Drama in Cardiff in recognition of her...
  • Watch: 'Margaret Thatcher, The Long Walk To Finchley' April 9, 2013

    Watch the full movie 'Margaret Thatcher - The Long Walk to Finchley', a 2008 BBC Four TV drama based on the early political career of Thatcher who passed away on April 8, 2013 at the age of 87. ...
  • 'Tomboy' deals with gender identity without drama and confusion March 30, 2013

    Stories about gender identity are often fraught with anger and confusion. But very little of that is reflected in 'Tomboy' - an intimate French drama about a little girl who would rather be a little boy. ...
  • 'Drama': Kannada movie completes its 100 days March 3, 2013

    Kannada movie 'Drama' starring Ambarish, Yash, Radhika and Pandit produced by Yogaraj Movies has procured the 100 days label in continuation theatre Menaka on March 1, 2013. The film is an out and out comedy directed by Yogaraj Bhat has been a commercial success. The film is produced by...
  • LoC tension: Plays to be performed by Pak artists cancelled January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The aggression on the Line of Control has taken a toll on performing arts now with curtains being drawn on plays to be performed by Pakistani artists just hours before starting. At least 24 Pakistani nationals from the Ajoka Theatre of Lahore are on their way back. They...
  • After cancellation of plays, Pak artistes to go back January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: A group of artistes from Pakistan headed home on Friday after two plays by its theatre groups at the ongoing Bharat Rang Mahotsav at National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi were cancelled amid the recent flare-up of tensions between the two countries. National Academy of Performing Arts'(NAPA)...
  • Kannada actor Ambareesh lauds 'Drama' script December 18, 2012

    Very rarely seen in movie screenings veteran actor Ambareesh watched the film 'Drama' with wife Sumalatha. In the movie he plays the role of a soothsayer. Ambareesh is also seen starring in a song 'Bombe Adsonu Mele Kunthavne'. After watching 'Drama', Ambareesh stated that the character Bhatru is just like...
  • Delhi: Differently-abled kids perform at NSD fest December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: There is a sense of subdued tension inside the auditorium at the National School of Drama (NSD) as director Faisal Alkazi takes his crew of 45 differently-abled children through their final rehearsal. The little actors through their play 'Dastan-e-Dilli' give a kaleidoscopic view of the national capital's mythical...
  • Teenage art lovers may become more depressed: Study November 26, 2012

    Washington: Teens involved in activities such as music, drama and painting after school may become more depressed or sadder than peers who are not so inclined, says a new study. While girls were more likely to take part in the arts after school and reported somewhat greater degree of blues...
  • 'Drama' Review: An entertaining dramatic affair November 25, 2012

    Talented writer-director Yogaraj Bhat is certainly the most popular name in the Kannada film industry today. He has achieved a comfortable degree of success in his new attempt which is packaged with old time masala. He has retained his distinctive style of narrating a film with good song picturisation and fun-filled...
  • Kerala Police begins probe into 'hijack' episode October 20, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGCA) officials on Saturday reached Trivandrum to look into the probe into the 'hijack' episode at the airport here. The Kerala Police has already began their probe into the matter. Director General of Police KS Balasubramanian formed a team led by Assistant Commissioner of...
  • False hijack alarm: Case registered against 6 persons October 19, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: A case has been registered against six unidentified persons on Friday in connection with the hijack alarm incident involving an Air India flight at the international airport in Thiruvananthapuram. Police said the case was registered based on a complaint by the Abu Dhabi-Kochi bound flight pilot Rupali Waghmare, who...
  • False hijack alarm: DGCA asks for recordings of black box October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Aviation regulator DGCA on Friday asked for recordings of the black box of the Air India Express plane after a high drama unfolded at Thiruvananthapuram when some agitated passengers entered the cockpit, leading its pilot to press the hijack alarm. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has...
  • False hijack alarm: DGCA seeks report from airport October 19, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Angry passengers aboard a Abu Dhabi-Kochi Air India Express flight on Friday triggered high drama at Thiruvananthapuram airport, Kerala. The woman pilot called in a hijack alert after a few passengers allegedly tried to barge into the cockpit. The passengers were upset that the flight had been redirected to...
  • Kochi 'hijack' alarm: All passengers of AI flight released October 19, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: All the six passengers of the Abu Dhabi-Kochi Air India flight, who were detained at the Kochi airport over a false hijack ruckus on Friday, have been released. High drama unfolded at the international airport in Thiruvananthapuram when the pilot of the Air India flight pressed the hijack button...
  • Watch: 'Drama Queen', the first single by Veena Malik October 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistani actress and model Veena Malik has turned singer now. She lately launched her first single album ‘Drama Queen’. ...
  • Hyderabad hostage drama ends, constable frees SP September 12, 2012

    Hyderabad: The officer of the Superintendent of Police rank, who was held hostage by a head constable on Wednesday evening in Hyderabad, was freed after five hours of drama. The head constable, identified as Giriprasad Sarma, had held Lakshmi Narayana, the Superintendent of Police (Transport) hostage, and had even threatened to...
  • Hyderabad: Constable holds SP rank officer hostage September 12, 2012

    Hyderabad: In a bizarre case, a constable has held an officer of the Superintendent of Police rank hostage in Hyderabad. The constable has even threatened to set the officer on fire. According to reports, the constable has demanded that his suspension be revoked. The hostage drama is happening at a distance of...
  • Drama: All set to be released in September September 6, 2012

    The only one song left to be shot for Yogaraj Bhat film 'Drama' was shot in the late night settings starring Yash and Radhika Pandit by cameraman S Krishna. Yogaraj Bhat has finished the shooting for the film with this song. 'Chendutiya Pakkadalli thumba haththira Ninthu....' was shot in the peculiar...
  • Tirupati: Drama over an 'unborn' baby August 28, 2012

    Tirupati: High drama took place at the government maternity hospital, here on Monday, when a woman in her late thirties, staged a dharna claiming that her newborn baby was missing. Later it was revealed that the woman had never been pregnant and had not delivered any baby. It all started with...
  • Chennai: 5-hour drama atop clock tower August 7, 2012

    Chennai: It was high drama at Central Railway Station on Monday, after a 24-year-old man from Nepal, suspected to be mentally-ill, climbed atop the landmark clock tower and held on to a flagpole-cum-lightning conductor for over five hours. It was around 3 pm when railway officials spotted a man atop...