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  • 2014 Hero Karizma ZMR review: Improves upon many but not all aspects of the previous bikes September 12, 2014

    The reactions to the reveal of the new Karizma were pretty strong. For every comment that said the new bike looked great, there was one person who claimed to have his eyes glaze over at Hero's umpteeth cosmetic update to the motorcycle. And two others who hated the way it...
  • Snapshot: Suniel Shetty's daughter Athiya looks like she's camera shy September 8, 2014

    Suniel Shetty's daughter Athiya looks like she's camera shy. The young actress was spotted outside a popular theatre in Mumbai recently. Athiya will soon be seen opposite Aditya Pancholi's son, Suraj in the film 'Hero'. Directed by Nikhil Advani, the film is a remake of Subhash Ghai's 1983 hit buy...
  • Hero HX250R to be launched in India this year September 1, 2014

    If you've been following the snippets we brought you from the Auto Expo this year, you'd know that Hero MotoCorp has got quite a few products lined up for the next few months. While we had a good look at the Splendor Pro Classic (cafe racer), the Dash and the...
  • Watch: Vigilante team of filmmakers shoot footage of young man who saw two women being harassed by men in a public place and rushed to help August 27, 2014

    A team of filmmakers specializing in shooting social experiments in public places was pleasantly surprised to see a young man jump in to help two women who were being harassed in a public place by several men. Although the authenticity of the video could not be verified, at a time when...
  • What? No way dude. Oh, really it's been written? Haven't read: Nargis Fakhri on dating Varun Dhawan August 25, 2014

    Actress Nargis Fakhri has denied reports of dating her "Main Tera Hero" co-star Varun Dhawan, saying she is romantically linked with herself and not anyone else. "What? No way dude. Oh, really it's been written? I haven't read that. I don't have any idea about that. People just right stuff, right....
  • Hero Electric launches Photon e-scooter at Rs 54,110 August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Two-wheeler maker Hero Electric launched a new scooter model - Photon - across major metro cities at a price of Rs 54,110 (ex-showroom Delhi). "We are confident that the new Hero Electric High Speed Photon will further augment our growth in the electric vehicle segment," Hero Electric CEO Sohinder...
  • A female superhero movie in Spider-Man universe? August 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: After Marvel's introduced a female Thor, Sony is reportedly planning to create a woman superhero movie to add to its 'Spider-Man' universe. The studio pushed back the release of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3' by two years. The gap will now be filled by 'The Sinister Six' in 2016. Lisa...
  • Hero Passion Pro TR launched in India at Rs 53,531 July 23, 2014

    Hero MotoCorp has launched the Passion Pro TR in India at Rs 53,531 ex-Mumbai. The Pro TR comes in only one variant and is approximately Rs 5,000 dearer than the Passion Pro in disc/self/cast trim. The Passion Pro TR is built around the 7.8PS/8.04Nm 97.2cc Passion Pro with a tall beak,...
  • Remembering Kargil heroes: How Pak soldier Captain Sher Khan was acknowledged by India too July 23, 2014

    Drass: Captain Sher Khan of the Pakistan Army was someone whose bravery was acknowledged by his enemy, the Indian side as well during the Kargil war. 15 years on, Captain Sher Khan remains a hero. His name, his image is everywhere and even his native village in Pakistan's tribal Waziristan...
  • 15 years after the Kargil war, martyrs forgotten? July 22, 2014

    Kupwara: July 25 will mark the 15th anniversary of the Kargil war. Ahead of the day, CNN-IBN visited families of some of the war heroes. Less than 50 kilometre short of the Line of Control, in Haihama in Kupwara district, is a towering house at the start of the city....
  • Hero named title sponsor of Indian Super League July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Renowned two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp Ltd was on Friday named as the title sponsor of the much-anticipated Indian Super League - the first-of-its-kind franchise-based football league in the country. Hero has signed a three-year deal with ISL. With this sponsorship, the much-awaited new football league, promoted by IMG-Reliance and...
  • Watch: Hiro and his powerless robot fight crime in the trailer of 'Big Hero 6' July 16, 2014

    After releasing a string of sneak peeks into its much-anticipated film 'Big Hero 6', Walt Disney Pictures has now released its first full look. 'Big Hero 6', which has been inspired by the Marvel comics by the same name, revolves around the story of Hiro Hamada (Ryan Potter) and his...
  • The Hero Leap hybrid scooter to go on sale in India by February 2015 June 24, 2014

    From having debuted at the 2012 Auto Expo as a concept, to finally being unveiled at the 2014 Auto Expo, the Hero Leap is finally flesh and bone. India's first very own hybrid scooter is expected to go on sale sometime around February 2015. We had earlier estimated its launch...
  • Naidu woos Hero MotoCorp to set up plant in Andhra Pradesh June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh government is wooing country's largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp to set up a plant in the state. N Chandrababu Naidu, the newly elected Chief Minister of the residuary state of Andhra Pradesh, has called Hero MotoCorp MD&CEO Pawan Munjal to set up their new proposed South India...
  • 2014 Hero Karizma R, ZMR launched in India at Rs 85,559 onwards June 3, 2014

    The 200-300cc segment is set to become hotter. Hero has launched the new Karizma R and the ZMR. The styling has been updated extensively with both front and rear LED lamps. However, we have mixed feelings about the overtly stretched out cowl and the way the headlamps seem to sneer...
  • Mutual admiration society: Tiger Shroff and Sooraj Pancholi go gaga over each other May 30, 2014

    Mumbai: There's no room for rivalry between young acting talents Sooraj Pancholi and Tiger Shroff even though they are being pitched against one another as the two next best things on the Bollywood block. In fact, they share mutual admiration. So, it didn't take Sooraj much persuasion to rush to see...
  • Original page of Tintin drawings sets comic strip record at auction May 25, 2014

    Paris: An original page of drawings featuring the intrepid boy reporter Tintin sold at auction Saturday for more than two million euros, a new world record for a comic strip. The piece, dating from 1937 and signed by the creator Herge, went to an American collector after 15 minutes of furious...
  • Terminally ill fan won't live to see Captain America out on Blu-ray; see how The Avengers rose to the occasion on Twitter May 19, 2014

    How many times have you seen The Avengers swoop down to save the world? The threats, be it from this world or otherwise, always come up naught against the collective power of the the Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America and others.Sophie Lippiatt, a freelance journalist whose 'pen name' is...
  • Unsung Heroes: Journey of Indian Overseas Bank May 10, 2014

    Indian Overseas Bank has completed more than 75 years, during this period it has gone beyond banking by creating many unsung heroes. ...
  • 2014 Hero Glamour launched in India at Rs 53,375 May 7, 2014

    Hero MotoCorp has launched its 2014 Glamour model in India at a starting price of Rs 53,375 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The bike is available in two trims: regular and FI. The regular Glamour comes with drum and disc version and is priced at 53,375 and Rs 55,375, while the FI is offered...
  • 'Was in pain and tied only to half a harness', explains Nargis Fakhri on screaming four-lettered expletives in a video April 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Nargis Fakhri was seen screaming expletives in a video recording during the shooting of 'Main Tera Hero' and she said that she was scared and expressed her terror. Laughing in embarrassment Nargis explained, "I was in terrible pain and I was on only half a harness. For the rest of...
  • 2014 Hero Xtreme launched in India at Rs 66,516 April 21, 2014

    Hero MotoCorp has launched the updated Xtreme in India at Rs 66,516 ex-Mumbai. The updated Hero Xtreme, like before is available in two variants, the front-only disc trim retails for the aforementioned price while the one with a rear disc as well is priced at Rs 69,530. Changes to the new...
  • Revealed: Nikhil Advani tweets picture of Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty from the sets of 'Hero' April 16, 2014

    Even before its release, the remake of Subhash Ghai's 'Hero' which is being directed by Nikhil Advani has generated a lot of curiosity courtesy its lead actor Sooraj Pancholi. Aditya Pancholi and Zareena Wahab's son will be making his debut in the remake opposite Suniel Shetty's daughter Athiya. The filmmaker...
  • My role model for marketing films is Shah Rukh Khan: Varun Dhawan April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Varun Dhawan, who went all out for the publicity of his latest release 'Main Tera Hero', says superstar Shah Rukh Khan is his role model when it comes to film marketing. "My role model for marketing films is Shah Rukh Khan. He is unbelievable. Look at how he marketed 'Chennai...
  • I don't call myself a star. Not now, not ever: Varun Dhawan April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Young actor Varun Dhawan, whose fan following seems to have increased following his latest release 'Main Tera Hero', wants to avoid calling himself a "star". He says that establishing a connect with the audience will always be of importance for him. "I wouldn't call myself a star. Not now, not...
  • David Dhawan's 'Main Tera Hero' makes Rs 38.48 crore in its first week April 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood film 'Main Tera Hero", directed by David Dhawan, has collected a whopping Rs.38.48 crore in its first week. The movie released April 4 in Indian theatres and has managed to mint over Rs.35 crore, said a statement. Featuring actors Varun Dhawan, Ileana D'cruz and Nargis Fakhri, the movie is produced...
  • A sequel of 'Main Tera Hero' with Sonakshi, Arjun and Varun in the cards? April 10, 2014

    Sonakshi Sinha posted a photo of herself posing with actor Arjun Kapoor and Varun Dhawan at the 'Main Tera Hoon' success party. Tongue firmly in cheek, Sonakshi added jokingly that the sequel of the film would the three actors and would be called 'Main Teri Heroine'. Dressed in a short...
  • e Lounge: 'Main Tera Hero' collects Rs 14.67 crores on opening weekend April 8, 2014

    Directed by David Dhawan, 'Main Tera Hero' staring Varun Dhawan, Ileana D'Cruz and Nargis Fakhri is a romantic action-comedy. The film has got a good opening at the box office after reportedly having collected 6.60 crores net on its first day and 8.07 crores net approximately on its second...