JAI

  • Om Puri is my senior from National School of Drama, had a great time working with him: Annu Kapoor 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Annu Kapoor, who shares screen space with National Award-winning actor Om Puri in "Jai Ho Democracy", says he cherished working with his NSD senior in the movie. "Jai Ho Democracy" is a political satire written and directed by Annu's brother Ranjit Kapoor, who was the dialogue writer of classic...
  • Confirmed! Russell Crowe's 'The Water Diviner' to be released in Indian before US April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Oscar-winning Hollywood actor Russell Crowe's directorial debut 'The Water Diviner', which was set to hit Indian screens on April 24, will now release a week ahead of its US release on April 17. Crowe will enthrall the audience with his performance not just as an actor, but as a...
  • 'CSK' review: Good thriller that needed more thrills March 28, 2015

    Film: 'CSK' Cast: Sharran, Vimal, Narayan, Mishal and Jai Quehaeni Director: Sathiyamoorthy Rating: *** 'CSK' is the kind of thriller that attempts something offbeat but doesn't quite succeed in keeping us on the edge of our seats. The opening moments are impressive and instantly thrill-inducing -- a woman with her mouth and hands tapped,...
  • Gulzar: I learn the nuances of this age by being in touch with Vishal Bharadwaj March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: From helming songs for Bimal Roy's film 'Bandini' to penning the Grammy-winning song 'Jai Ho,' poet-lyricist Gulzar says the seemingly effortless transition was made possible by director-composer Vishal Bhardwaj. The 80-year-old expresses his gratitude to Bhardwaj for helping him traverse the changes of generations and had been a major...
  • Congress hits back, accuses Modi of somersault on farmers issues March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday ridiculed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurances to the farmers, accusing him of doing "somersault" on his promises after coming to power including on 50 per cent hike in Minimum Support Price. Attacking Modi after he accused the opposition of spreading lies on the land acquisition bill...
  • Om Puri: Abusive language has become a fashion in movies March 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Om Puri, a former chairman of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), says he's against the use of abuses in Indian movies. The actor, who will be seen in a political comedy film "Jai Ho Democracy", was asked if the Central Board of Film Certification is becoming too...
  • Oscar-winner Jared Leto chops off his locks for 'Suicide Squad' March 3, 2015

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winner Jared Leto, who will play Joker in 'Suicide Squad', has shaved his beard and cut his long locks for the role. The movie's director David Ayer posted on Twitter a photograph that showed a pair of hands ready to clip Leto's ponytail with scissors, reports aceshowbiz.com. "Should we?...
  • Telugu actor Jai Akash joins Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) February 23, 2015

    Chennai: Telugu actor Jai Akash who starred in films like 'Anandam' and 'Ready' has joined Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party. He has no plans to leave acting. "I've officially joined TRS party. I'd like to juggle between politics and films, so I have no plans of quitting acting. "The TRS government...
  • AAP launches 'Jai Kisan Abhiyan' in Gurgaon February 21, 2015

    Gurgaon: The Haryana unit of Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday started its 'Jai Kisan Abhiyan' from Gurgaon in protest against the recently-introduced "anti-farmer" land ordinance, and shortage of power and urea in the state. Scores of AAP activists, led by state in-charge Yogendra Yadav, gathered at Kamla Nehru Park in Gurgaon...
  • AAP to launch 'Jai Kisan Abhiyan' in Haryana February 17, 2015

    Chandigarh: With the aim of strengthening itself in Haryana, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday said it would launch 'Jai Kisan Abhiyan' across the state from February 21 over alleged "anti-farmer" approach by the BJP governments in the state and at the Centre. As part of the campaign, AAP workers...
  • Tisca Chopra: I really want to do a comedy film; want people to see me in that genre January 31, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Tisca Chopra has been part of serious drama films like 'Qissa' and 'Rahasya', says she'd love to try a comedy movie to show the other side of herself to viewers. "I really want to a comedy film. People have never seen me like that...I am not a serious person...
  • We are a government of 'Ram bhakts': Nitin Gadkari, kicks up row January 21, 2015

    Faizabad: In comments that could kick up a row, Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said the government at the Centre is of 'Ram bhakts'(devotees) and those who shout 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans. Gadkari, a senior BJP leader, made these remarks on Tuesday while announcing the government's decision to construct 'Ram-Janki...
  • A R Rahman offers 'I' tickets to Doctors to show gratitude for treating his mother January 17, 2015

    Chennai: Double Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman offered tickets of his latest Tamil outing 'I' to a group of doctors and their families of Apollo Hospital here as a token of gratitude for treating his mother when she was seriously ill. "Rahman believes it was these doctors who brought his mother back...
  • Happy birthday AR Rahman: Lata Mangeshkar, Ayushmann Khurrana, Kavita Krishnamurthy hail him for his exceptional work January 6, 2015

    Mumbai: On the 48th birthday of Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman Tuesday, singers like Lata Mangeshkar and Kavita Krishnamurthy have hailed the talent of the 'Mozart of Madras', who has given Hindi cinema some lilting melodies and memorable numbers throughout his career. Here's what they have to say of the musician, who...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: Madhu Koda trailing by 3000 votes December 23, 2014

    Ranchi: Former Chief Minister Madhu Koda (Jai Bharat Samanta Party) is trailing by 3000 votes from his nearest JMM rival Niral Purty from Majhgaon (ST) after the first round of counting. Anil Murmu (JMM) is leading by over 2000 votes over his nearest BJP rival Simon Marandi from Litipara (ST). Ranjit Kumar...
  • A.R. Rahman in Oscar race again December 13, 2014

    Los Angeles: Double Oscar winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman is once again in the race for an Academy Award. Among the 114 scores in contention for a nomination in the Original Score category for the 87th Oscars, the Mozart of Madras stands a chance with three mentions. His work for 'Million...
  • 'Terminator Genisys' first look: This scary metal face will haunt your dreams December 3, 2014

    You might think that you've seen all there is to see in the long-running 'Terminator' series, but you're in for a surprise here. Directed by Alan Taylor, 'Terminator Genisys' will hit the theatres on July 1, 2015. Arnold Schwarzenegger is back as the Terminator, joined by Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke...
  • Jai Sampath-starrer 'Pugazh' is the story of an underdog, says producer Sushant Prasad December 2, 2014

    Chennai: Producer Sushant Prasad says his upcoming Tamil action-thriller 'Pugazh' will appeal to the audiences because it's the story of an underdog, and it's easier for them to relate to such characters on screen. Directed by Manimaran, the film features Jai Sampath in the lead. "All our lives knowingly or unknowingly we...
  • 'Pasanga' team reunites for fourth time in upcoming Tamil thriller 'Kamarkattu' November 29, 2014

    Chennai: The four boys - Kishore, Pandi, Sreeram and Murugesh - who played the lead in Tamil hit 'Pasanga' a few years back and in 'Goli Soda' most recently have reunited for the fourth time in upcoming Tamil thriller 'Kamarkattu'. "This will be an out-and-out thriller revolving around the four boys....
  • Construction of Delhi Police's new headquarters likely to begin soon November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: After much delay, construction of swanky new headquarters for Delhi Police in the heart of the national capital is likely to begin soon as the project has got almost all environmental and height-related clearances. The 18-storey complex, which will come up at Jai Singh Marg behind the Parliament...
  • MLAs raise 'Jai Vidarbha' slogans in Maharashtra Assembly, Pro-tem Speaker issues warning November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: High drama was witnessed in the Maharashtra Assembly session as some legislators raised 'Jai Vidarbha' slogan. Pro-tem speaker Jeeva Pandu Gavit on Tuesday made a ruling against some legislators ending their oath taking by saying 'Jai Vidarbha'. The ruling said, "It will not be part of the record. Pro-tem speaker...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Congress wins Rai seat by just three votes October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Defeat hurts. It hurts even more when one loses a closely contested elections by just three votes and this is exactly what happened to Inderjeet of the Indian National Lok Dal. Inderjeet lost the elections from Rai constituency in Haryana to sitting MLA Jai Tirath of the Congress...
  • Xiaomi hires former Google executive Jai Mani as India lead products manager October 13, 2014

    Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has named a new lead products manager for its India unit as the company ramps up its team in the world's third biggest smartphone market. Xiaomi has recruited former Google executive Jai Mani to be in charge of products, Hugo Barra, Xiaomi's vice president of international operations,...
  • PM Modi launches Adarsh Gram Yojana, says it's not guided by money but by people's participation October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) saying that the scheme was driven by demand and not by supply. Launching the scheme on the occasion of birth anniversary of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan, Modi said, "The country's development model has been supply...
  • PM Modi to launch Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana today October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday will launch Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana on the occasion of birth anniversary of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan, aims to keep the soul of rural India alive while providing people with quality access to basic amenities and opportunities to enable them to...
  • After 'Terminator: Genisys' in 2015, producers announce two more sequels for 2017 and 2018 September 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Terminator' reboot sequels have been announced for 2017 and 2018 much prior to the release of its first film in the new trilogy 'Terminator: Genisys'. 'Genisys' is dated for July 1, 2015, followed by its sequel on May 19, 2017 and threquel on June 2 the following year, said...
  • Arjuna award means lot to me, says boxer Jai Bhagwan August 29, 2014

    However, Jai Bhagwan was miffed when another fellow boxer Manoj Kumar was ignored for the same honour. ...
  • Salman Khan becomes the first Bollywood actor to make seven Rs 100 crore films in a row July 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Salman Khan, a trendsetter in many ways, has today taken the 'Rs 100 crore club' concept to a whole new level. The coveted, yet unofficial 'club' per say, is the league of films that made more than Rs 100 crores, regardless of its making cost. Many actors so far...
  • 'Jai Ho' was a Rs 126crore flop film: Salman Khan July 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan feels that lower rate of ticket prices for his last release 'Jai Ho' was a big mistake which led to the film's failure. The film failed to get the expected big opening at the box office, upon its release in January this year. "An actor wants his...
  • 'Bade Achche Lagte Hai' set new benchmark for Indian TV industry: Jai Kalra July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The curtains are down on 'Bade Achche Lagte Hain', which started as a unique mature love story of two distinct individuals, and looking back at the journey, actor Jai Kalra, who's now looking forward to 'Laut Aao Trisha', says it brought a whiff of freshness to the Indian...