Latha

  • Change India: What are the reforms for financial services sector? September 21, 2014

    In this episode of 'Change India', CNBC TV18's Latha Venkatesh discusses the set of reforms that are need for the financial services sector with panel of experts. ...
  • India's rice bucket challenge goes viral on social media September 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: She did not like the idea of an individual pouring icecold water on the head and challenging others to do so; or donate to a charity; and hence came out with a simple idea of donating rice to help the poor and needy. When Manju Latha Kalanidhi, 38, donated a...
  • Rajinikanth would love to go to a dhaba for a meal, he is grounded, says wife Latha May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Latha Rajnikanth calls her superstar husband very grounded. Few days before Rajinikanth's film 'Kochadaiiyaan' released in theaters, the actor's wife spoke to CNNIBN and stated that how he is very spiritually connected and gave him credit for reinventing himself even at this stage in his career. "Like Amit Ji...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' to hit the screens on Friday, Rajinikanth fever grips Chennai May 22, 2014

    Chennai: The wait is almost over! Come Friday, May 23rd, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's latest offering, 'Kochadaiiyaan' is all set to hit the screens. Directed by the star's younger daughter, Soundarya Ashwin, who makes her debut, 'Kochadaiiyaan' is touted as Rajini's magnum opus. But for fans of the actor,...
  • Rajinikanth keeps reinventing himself, says his wife May 20, 2014

    There have been several delays for the animated Tamil 3D film 'Kochadaiiyaan'. But there's no question that Superstar Rajinikanth is back. Before the film's release the star's wife Latha Rajinikanth spoke to CNNIBN about the film, her favourite Rajini dialogue and much more. ...
  • Thalaiva is the apt word to describe Rajinikanth, says his wife May 8, 2014

    Superstar Rajinikanth's wife Latha Rajinikanth talks about his new film 'Kochadaiyaan' and his taking on the new role. Latha says, "The best way to describe it is the way Amitabh Bachchan said 'If you get bore, just reinvent yourself'." She also talks about her marriage, his superstar status and much...
  • Her song has come out great: Soundarya on mother Latha's song in 'Kochadaiiyaan' April 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Rajinikanth's upcoming film 'Kochadaiiyaan', which has been making headlines for daughter Soundarya's efforts, is now in the news for his wife Latha's contribution to the project. Like Rajinikanth who has sung a number in the film, his wife Latha has also crooned the number 'Manappenin Sathiyam'. While...
  • Exclusive: Not worried about rupee overvaluation right now, says Rajan April 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan said he was not worried about rupee overvaluation for now. Strong foreign fund inflows over the last couple of months have lifted the rupee to an 8-month high, stoking concerns that India's exports could become uncompetitive. "When we were at 60/$, people...
  • There is no stopping for veteran playback singer Latha Raju October 25, 2013

    Chennai: She has dubbed for various actors and acted in a few Malayalam films but it is the melodies she crooned that has helped veteran playback singer Latha Raju, celebrating her golden jubilee in cinema, carve her own niche. She is still going strong, albeit in music albums composed by her...
  • Rupee freefall: Latha Venkatesh on the crisis June 11, 2013

    In a roller coaster ride, the rupee on Tuesday hit lifetime low of 58.98 against dollar but erased a major part of losses to close at 58.39 after RBI intervened in the forex market to stem the slide in the local currency that caused much concern to the government, the...
  • Woman helps patients with incurable bone disease lead normal life January 10, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Latha Nair in Kerala is making a difference by helping patients suffering from an incurable genetic bone disease lead a normal life. Along with her friend, her organisation, Amrithavarshini is helping hundreds of patients today. For 40 odd children in Kerala, affected by the incurable Osteogenesis Imperfecta or better...
  • Economic growth expected to slow down further: Experts November 30, 2012

    There are more concerns on the economic front as quarter 2 GDP dipped to 5.3 per cent from 5.5 per cent in the first quarter. ...
  • Falling rupee: The reason for the rout June 22, 2012

    CNBCTV18 banking editor Latha Venkatesh explains why the rupee continues to fall. ...
  • Doctors upgrade staterun maternity home's condition May 30, 2012

    Bangalore: A team of gynaecologists in Bangalore have taken it upon themselves to upgrade a corporationrun maternity home. Dr Latha Venkataraman and her team of 15 specialists are improving the rate of institutional deliveries in their area. "I believe this hospital was functioning very well. I think it was started in...
  • Dhanush not to act in wife Aishwarya's next film April 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The director in Aishwarya R Dhanush is not ready to take a break. Within weeks after the release of her maiden film '3', the elder daughter of the Superstar is ready to start her next venture, but without Dhanush on board. "I can't wait to start my next film....
  • Rajini's wife talks about his future plans December 12, 2011

    Tamil superstar Rajinikanth is celebrating his 61st birthday on Monday. ...
  • Rajinikanth offers prayer at Balaji temple October 20, 2011

    Tirupati: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, who is on a thanks giving visit after recovering from ailment recently, offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala on Thursday. Rajinikanth, an ardent devotee of Lord Venkateswara, was accompanied by his wife Latha, daughters Aishwarya and Soundarya and sonsinlaw Danush and...
  • Rajinikanth recovering well, still in ICU May 20, 2011

    Chennai: Stating that Rajinikanth had an "imbalance in his system", the superstars wife Latha, on Thursday, reiterated that the actors vital organs were in good shape and that he was fine. Eminent cardiologist Dr Thanickachalam, who is in charge of Rajini at the hospital, clarified that the actor had no...
  • Rajinikanth is fine, says his wife Latha May 19, 2011

    Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth is fine and responding well to the treatment, his wife and doctors attending to him said on Thursday. Latha Rajinikanth addressed a press conference outside the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre in Chennai where the actor is undergoing treatment and assured his fans and well wishers that...
  • Prabhu Deva dragged to court by wife October 6, 2010

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Prabhu Deva is being taken to court by his wife. Heres why it seems like a scene straight out of a Tamil potboiler National Award winning choreographer, actor and filmmaker Prabhu Deva's marriage to his wife of 15 years Latha Prabhu Deva is on the rocks...
  • Rajini has been a friend, says wife Latha December 12, 2009

    Chennai: It is perhaps the rags to riches story of Rajinikanth which makes the superstar a favourite of the masses. But many wonder how the star is behind the screen. Rajinikanths wife tells more about the actor, husband and father. In his early years he didn't have much time to...