JASMINE

  • Scarlett Johansson calls Dylan Farrow's essay on Woody Allen irresponsible March 18, 2014

    London: Scarlett Johansson has criticised Woody Allen's adopted daughter Dylan Farrow, who accused the filmmaker of molesting her when she was a child in an article, for blaming celebrities like her for working with the director. Johansson, who collaborated with Allen on films like 'Match Point' and 'Vicky Christina Barcelona', broke...
  • Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett wins best actress, McConaughey best actor March 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: Cate Blanchett won the Academy Award for best actress for her bravura performance as a fragile socialite experiencing a meltdown in Woody Allen's 'Blue Jasmine.' Blanchett had been deemed the front-runner from the very beginning of the Oscar season. It was the sixth Oscar nomination for the Australian actress...
  • BAFTAs 2014: The complete list of winners February 17, 2014

    London: Winners of the 2014 British Academy Film Awards, presented on Sunday are: Film "12 Years a Slave" British Film "Gravity" Director Alfonso Cuaron, "Gravity" Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years a Slave" Actress Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine" Supporting Actor Barkhad Abdi, "Captain Phillips" Supporting Actress Jennifer Lawrence, "American Hustle" Rising Star...
  • BAFTAs 2014: '12 Years A Slave' wins Best Film February 17, 2014

    London: The force of "Gravity" was strong at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday but it was unflinching drama "12 Years a Slave" that took the top prize. Steve McQueen's visceral, violent story of a free black man kidnapped into servitude in the 19thcentury U.S. South was named best...
  • Actress Meera Jasmine marries IT professional Anil John February 13, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: The marriage of noted South Indian actress Meera Jasmine with IT professional Anil John Titus was solemnised at a simple function at a Church here on 12 February, 2014. The marriage ceremony was attended by close relatives of the two besides actors Suresh Gopi and Kavya Madhavan among others. Registration of...
  • I did not molest Dylan: Woody Allen denies adopted daughter's accusations February 8, 2014

    Los Angeles: Film director Woody Allen defended himself on Friday from newly published accusations by his nowadult daughter that he molested her as a child, calling the allegations 'ludicrous' and the product of a bitter custody battle with his former partner, actress Mia Farrow. An advance copy of Allen's OpEd piece,...
  • 'Inga Enna Solludhu' review: This Tamil film is really boring February 2, 2014

    Cast: VTV Ganesh, Meera Jasmine, Santhanam, Srinath, Pandiarajan, Swarnamalya, Mayilsamy, Silambarasan and Andrea Jeremiah Director: Vincent Selva Rating: 1 out of 5 It's brave on the part of producerturnedactor VTV Ganesh to play the lead in a film which is more or less a semiautobiography based on events from his own life. It is...
  • '12 Years a Slave', 'American Hustle' win big at Critics Choice awards January 18, 2014

    '12 Years a Slave,' Cate Blanchett and Matthew McConaughey were among big winners at the Critics Choice Movie Awards on Thursday, taking honors for best picture, actress and actor. The allstar 'American Hustle,' about 1970s corruption which earlier Thursday received 10 Oscar nominations, was named best comedy film, with Amy Adams...
  • The surprise Oscar snubs of 2014: 'The Butler', Tom Hanks, Woody Allen, Spike Jonze January 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'American Hustle' and 'Gravity' were the big scorers with 10 total nods each at the Oscar nominations this year but Lee Daniels' much acclaiamed 'The Butler' failed to find a place in the coveted list of the 86th Academy Awards. Tom Hanks, a twotime Oscar winner, was looking to...
  • Meera Jasmine, not Kavya Madhavan finalised for 'Onnum Mindathe' October 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Meera Jasmine is ready to make a comeback. The actress, who made headlines for signing 'Mazhaneerthullikal' opposite Anoop Menon, is doing another film. Is reports are to be believed, she has replaced Kavya Madhavan in 'Onnum Mindathe'. While she plays the female lead, Jayaram plays the male...
  • Woody Allen's next is titled 'Magic in the Moonlight' October 17, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actordirector Woody Allen has titled his next movie 'Magic in the Moonlight', reports contactmusic.com. The director has refused to give anymore details about his project, but if reports are to be believed, it is set in the 1930s. The movie will star Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Jackie Weaver, Marcia Gay...
  • I'm glad Woody Allen took a stand against antismoking warning: Shoojit October 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Hollywood filmmaker Woody Allen won't release his latest work 'Blue Jasmine' in India, objecting to antismoking warnings being inserted into his film. It has evoked a mixed response from Indian filmmakers some are glad that he took a stand while others are okay with the statutory warning. Here is...
  • Woody Allen found antitobacco ad distracting: distributor October 5, 2013

    New Delhi: American filmmaker Woody Allen refused to screen his movie 'Blue Jasmine' in India as he didn't want the audiences to get distracted by the antitobacco disclaimers, says distributor. Allen's movie that stars Cate Blanchett and Alec Baldwin, was supposed to hit Indian theatres this weekend. But the screening has...
  • Sneak peek: 'Blue Jasmine' June 17, 2013

    Woody Allen moves away from comedy with his new film 'Blue Jasmine', which stars Cate Blanchett. ...
  • Mohanlal to play an alcoholic in 'Ladies and Gentleman' April 8, 2013

    Mohanlal will play a very different alcoholic in his new movie 'Ladies and Gentleman' coming from hitmaker Siddhique. The director who explains how he got hold of the star after a twenty years from their last in Vietnam Colony says that he was not that convinced as Lal agreed to...
  • First look: Teaser of Mohanlal starer 'Ladies and Gentleman' is out April 5, 2013

    The teaser of upcoming Malayalam Comedy 'Ladies and Gentleman', written and directed by Siddique and starring superstar Mohanlal, Krish, J Sathaar, Meera Jasmine and Mamta Mohandas in the lead roles is out recently. Produced by Antony Perumbavoor under the banner of Aashirvad Cinemas, the film has music by ace composer...
  • Misleading to say it's easy to open Swiss accounts: Banking Consultant November 9, 2012

    Banking Consultant Jasmine Arora said that it was not responsible of Arvind Kejriwal to say that opening an account in Swiss banks is easier. Kejriwal had said that the process of opening an account in the Geneva branch of HSBC Bank was easier than opening an account in the SBI...
  • Lisammayude Veedu: Meera vanish from location October 17, 2012

    Southern actress Meera Jasmine left the makers of her new Malayalam film 'Lisammayude Veedu' in the soup after she reportedly went abroad without informing anyone, halting the film shoot. And even after coming back, she did not return to the location nor did she get in touch with the film's director...
  • Kannada film 'Karodpathi' is a rags to riches story August 15, 2012

    The popular comedy hero of Kannada cinema growing to new heights from 'Kal Manja' and 'Govindayanamaha' success Komal Kumar is on three assignments 'Karodpathi', 'Nandisha' and 'Radhikan Ganda'. A flm by SSS Combines N Suresh 'Karodpathi' is based on the dream of a wanderer to become rich. The protagonist who...
  • Actress Meera Jasmine loves musician Rajesh August 3, 2012

    Meera Jasmine on Thursday openly admitted that she is in love with acclaimed musician Mandolin Rajesh. She confessed this to journalists, on the sidelines of the launch of 'Following My heart', a music album by Rajesh. The album was released by Kamal Haasan at a function in Chennai on Thursday. Speaking to...
  • Meera Jasmine enters wedlock with Mandolin Rajesh May 30, 2012

    There were reports in few sections of the media that Meera Jasmine had entered wedlock with popular musician Mandolin Rajesh, her longtime beau. But circles close to the actress have denied this. "It is true that Meera and Rajesh are seeing each other. But they are not married yet. When they...
  • Unni Mukundan to come back with 'Edison Photos' May 15, 2012

    The biggest success of 'Mallusingh' was that it proved to be a relaunch for its title star Unni Mukundan. The actor who is looked upon as a promising lead actor in the making, has also turned a hot property with the release of this movie. The latest news is that...
  • Tamil Review: 'Mambattiyan' is outdated December 18, 2011

    Cast: Prashanth, Meera Jasmine, Prakashraj, Vadivelu Director: Thyagarajan 'Malayur Mambattiyan', which came in the 1980s, was based on a desi Robin Hood who lived in the rural Tamil Nadu. The movie had a magical impact at the box office and in Thyagarjan's career. So Thyagarajan decided to use the same theme...
  • Egypt protestor killed outside Cabinet: Officials November 26, 2011

    Cairo: Egyptian medical officials say that one demonstrator has been killed outside the country's Cabinet building, where protestors have camped overnight to prevent the entrance of the country's newlyappointed prime minister. Witnesses say that the protestor was killed when an army vehicle ran over him early on Saturday. The official spoke on...
  • World View: Arab Spring Should India have taken a more active line? September 17, 2011

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to this week's edition of World View with me Suhasini Haidar. It has been nine months and counting the fires across the Arab world continue to burn and the Arab Spring as it is called is continuing to claim lives and in fact Governments. Today,...
  • World View: Suhasini Haidar's take on Arab Spring September 15, 2011

    The Arab Spring caught the world by surprise. Unlike countries like the US, Britain and France on one side, and Russia and China on the other all of whom quickly took strong positions, India chose a cautious approach; even as thousands came out on the streets in Tunis, Benghazi, Cairo,...
  • Arab Spring: Should India have taken a more active line? September 13, 2011

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to this week's edition of World View with me Suhasini Haidar. It has been nine months and counting the fires across the Arab world continue to burn and the Arab Spring as it is called is continuing to claim lives and in fact Governments. Today,...
  • World media keeps a close eye on Anna's protest August 18, 2011

    Anna Hazare's agitation has whipped up the curiosity of the global media. While some international websites have compared it to Egypt's Jamsine Revolution, others are questioning if this Gandhilike method will help the cause. ...
  • China tries to stamp out 'Jasmine Revolution' February 20, 2011

    Beijing: Jittery Chinese authorities staged a show of force on Sunday to squelch a mysterious online call for a "Jasmine Revolution" apparently modeled after prodemocracy demonstrations sweeping the Middle East. Authorities detained activists, increased the number of police on the streets and censored online calls to stage protests in Beijing, Shanghai...