Fans

  • Hundreds of Tetris fans play a giant version of the classic video game on the side of a 29-story building in Philadelphia 08-04-2014 09:56 AM

    Sam Robinson said it's been about 15 years since he last played the videogame Tetris on a Game Boy. On Saturday night, he played it on the side of a skyscraper. Robinson, 30, was among the hundreds of Tetris fans who had a little fun Saturday with a big version...
  • Sri Lanka cricket fan suffers heart attack after betting on India 07-04-2014 10:40 PM

    A Sri Lankan fruit seller suffered a massive heart attack and died after he lost a USD300 bet that India would win the cricket T20 WC tournament, police said Monday. SP Kumara placed the 40,000-rupee bet on the eve of Sunday's final, wrongly predicting that Sri Lanka would repeat their...
  • Vaani Kapoor not yet finalised for Shah Rukh Khan's 'Fan' 02-04-2014 10:36 AM

    Mumbai: Despite reports that newcomer Vaani Kapoor will feature opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the upcoming movie 'Fan', the makers of the film have said the actress has not been finalized yet. Vaani had made her debut in Bollywood with Yash Raj Films 'Shuddh Desi Romance'. She was then seen...
  • Deepika Padukone thanks 15 million Facebook fans on chat 26-03-2014 06:46 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone's fan following on Facebook has crossed 15 million, and as a mark of appreciation, she has decided to give her fans an opportunity to chat with her live on Facebook Wednesday. Her Facebook page is www.facebook.com/DeepikaPadukone, and it very recently crossed 15 million likes. Deepika, who...
  • Bangladeshi cricket fans face ban for waving rivals' flags 25-03-2014 11:43 PM

    Dhaka: The Bangladeshi hosts of cricket's World Twenty20 threatened to ban local supporters on Tuesday from stadiums if they were seen carrying the flags of any of the other teams competing in the tournament. The order came after an outcry over images of locals waving Pakistani flags during the recently...
  • MGR fans agitated over removal and tearing of film poster 15-03-2014 01:19 PM

    Fans of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late M G Ramachandran (MGR), on Saturday appeared agitated, as the election officials tore the posters of his hit film 'Aayirathil Oruvan' in Coimbatore, to comply with election code of conduct. The 40-year-old film, starring MGR and present Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was a...
  • New shirt lets football fans feel what players on the field do 13-03-2014 06:16 PM

    A new shirt can allow football fans to feel some of the physical sensations - such as despair, exhaustion and adrenalin rush - that their favourite players on the field are experiencing. Australian telecommunications company, Foxtel, claims to have created the shirt which uses wearable technology to let the user...
  • w00w00: The exclusive hackers club that had WhatsApp, Napster founders as members 08-03-2014 02:07 PM

    San Francisco: A few days after selling WhatsApp to Facebook for $19 billion, Jan Koum stepped into a suite at the St Regis Hotel in San Francisco to celebrate with old friends, including CEOs, reformed hackers and a few people who fell into both those camps. Conducted over snacks and...
  • Beyonce sings 'Happy B'day' for a fan during concert 27-02-2014 04:57 PM

    London: Pop star Beyonce Knowles stopped her show in Birmingham to sing 'Happy birthday' for one of her fans. Shehnaz Khan, the fan, shot the video and shared it on YouTube. In the clip, the 32-year-old can be seen asking her back-up dancers to stop performing after spotting Khan standing...
  • Justin Bieber given police protection to stop fans from trespassing 22-02-2014 12:33 PM

    Los Angeles: Policemen are patrolling Justin Bieber's rented home in Atlanta, Georgia to ensure that the pop star is not hassled by fans. Bieber moved in to the mansion of R&B star Dallas Austin last week after signing a three-month rental agreement, and he is rumoured to be keen to...
  • Amitabh Bachchan's 'boisterous' fans break the cordon, move in to Jalsa 10-02-2014 11:22 AM

    New Delhi: When Amitabh Bachchan came to greet his fans outside his home Jalsa on Sunday, little did he know that the groups of supporters would be in a frenzy. Following the tradition, the megastar came out of his house to acknowledge the greetings of his supporters who had gathered...
  • Salman Khan to gift a bike to a poor fan who walks 18 km from his village to watch his films 28-01-2014 05:53 PM

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan plans to gift a swanky bike to one of his fans who walks or cycles around 18 km to watch his films. At the launch of Gixxer bike by Suzuki Monday, the 48-year-old told reporters about this fan of his. "There is one fan of mine...
  • Parineeti Chopra: I am not doing 'Fan' 21-01-2014 05:39 PM

    Mumbai: Parineeti Chopra has denied reports that she has been signed for Shah Rukh Khan's ambitious project 'Fan'. Maneesh Sharma of the 'Band Baaja Baaraat' fame has been roped in to direct the film. "No, I am not doing 'Fan', which is being made by Maneesh. Everybody is asking me...
  • Upset with Uday Kiran's suicide, fan kills himself 11-01-2014 11:58 AM

    Vizianagaram: N. Satish, ardent fan of late Telugu actor Uday Kiran, ended his life here by hanging himself from a tree, police said Friday. He was 19. Satish, who worked in a mechanic shop, was apparently upset over the recent death of Kiran, and, therefore, resorted to taking the tragic...
  • 'Jai Ho' to 'Fan': The most awaited films of 2014 01-01-2014 11:56 AM

    New Delhi: The race to the 100 crore club and beyond will get more exciting in 2014 with Aamir, Shah Rukh and Salman Khan battling it out at the box office even as a crop of upcoming actors and their films are set to challenge the Khan reign in Bollywood....
  • Beyonce fulfills terminally ill fan's wish, sings with her during a concert 27-12-2013 10:31 AM

    Los Angeles: Pop star Beyonce Knowles made a terminally ill fan Taylon's wishes come true when she sang with her during a recent concert. At the Las Vegas show, the 32-year-old swooped down into the audience and landed right in front of Taylon, bringing her to tears. The two sang...
  • Shah Rukh Khan to star in Maneesh Sharma's 'Fan' 17-12-2013 01:56 PM

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who has millions of fans around the world, is all set to play one in his upcoming film 'Fan', to be directed by 'Band Baaja Baarat' helmer Maneesh Sharma for Yash Raj Films. The 48-year-old actor said the role is a tribute to his admirers....
  • Open letter to Sunny Deol: I am your biggest fan 26-11-2013 01:13 PM

    Dear Sunny Paaji, It was just last month that I watched cult classic 'Gadar- Ek Prem Katha' for the 50th time. I know it might sound a bit exaggerated to those who aren't aware of the power you infuse in your onscreen persona, but do I care? Not really. For...
  • Fans react to Tendulkar getting Bharat Ratna with joy 16-11-2013 09:22 PM

    Fans in Mumbai react to Sachin Tendulkar being conferred with Bharat Ratna - the highest civilian award of the country. ...
  • Maleficent: Meet the 'Mistress Of All Evil' in the first trailer 14-11-2013 02:42 PM

    New Delhi: The makers have revealed the first look of 'Maleficent'. Directed by Robert Stromberg, the film features Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning in the lead roles. If reports are to be believed then Angelina Jolie is going to play a negative character in the film. Angelina Jolie is known...
  • Famous personalities wish Tendulkar ahead of his farewell series 05-11-2013 06:40 PM

    As Sachin Tendulkar's illustrious career draws to an end, the famous personalities and fraternity want the legend to say final goodbye to the international cricket with his head held high. Tendulkar will retire from his glorious 24-year-long career after the two-Test series against the West Indies, beginning November 6 at...
  • Can you answer these 15 questions about Aishwarya Rai Bachchan? 01-11-2013 06:19 PM

    New Delhi: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has won several accolades for her contribution to Indian cinema. A regular at Cannes Film Festival, she proved her detractors wrong by bagging important roles in popular Hollywood films. If you think you are an ardent fan of the star, test your knowledge on all...
  • Fans thank Tendulkar for giving Lahli its place in history 30-10-2013 03:39 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar enthralled the Lahli crowd with a match-winning performance for Mumbai in his last Ranji Trophy match. ...
  • Britney Spears writes heartfelt letter to fans 27-10-2013 05:06 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Britney Spears has written a letter to her fans about her forthcoming album 'Britney Jean' and thanked them for their support. The 31-year-old chose to communicate through a hand-written letter and posted it on her official blog, reports contactmusic.com. "I am putting the finishing touches on my...
  • Anderson braced for hostile Australian fans during Ashes 17-10-2013 09:24 AM

    London: James Anderson is readying himself for raucous Australian spectators when he leads England's bowling attack in their Ashes defence 'Down Under'. England will set off next week looking to win a fourth successive Ashes series against their arch-rivals -- a feat they last achieved in the 19th Century. Anderson...
  • Fans reaction on Sachin Tendulkar's retirement 10-10-2013 08:43 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar has announced his retirement from Test cricket and said his 200th match against the West Indies next month would be his last. ...
  • KBC 7: When Amitabh dedicated 'Kabhi kabhi' to a fan 25-09-2013 01:17 PM

    Mumbai: Anything for fans seems to be Amitabh Bachchan's mantra. In an upcoming episode of game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' megastar Amitabh Bachchan will meet his die-hard fan Kusum Kaura and will be seen dedicating the popular song 'Kabhi kabhi mere dil mein' to her. Kaura from Sikandarabad, Uttar Pradesh,...
  • Narendra Modi fans send money to Ananthamurthy, ask him to quit India 20-09-2013 03:07 PM

    New Delhi: Eminent writer and Jnanpeeth award recipient UR Ananthamurthy is getting money orders from Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi fans these days. Enraged over the 81-year-old internationally acclaimed Kannada writer's statements against Modi, his fans have started collecting money by using social media platform...
  • Fan pulls Beyonce Knowles off the stage 17-09-2013 12:17 PM

    Brasilia: An over enthusiastic fan of singer Beyonce Knowles pulled her off the stage during a live performance in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The incident took place when Knowles, 32, leaned closer to the crowd and started singing with them. Suddenly a shirtless fan embraced her and pulled her off the...
  • BJP will get majority if Modi is named PM nominee, says his fan club 13-09-2013 08:53 AM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's campaign committee chief Narendra Modi may not have been able to win over all within his party but his fan base spreads far and wide beyond his state. Critics may doubt Modi's secular credentials or his ability to lead a coalition, but his...