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  • Air India woos fliers with 'Get Lucky' promotional scheme August 14, 2014

    Mumbai: In a bid to woo customers at a time when domestic carriers are rolling out discounted fares, Air-India launched a promotional scheme today called 'Get Lucky' for its fliers. Under the scheme, every 100th ticket booked would entail a complimentary Air-India ticket on its domestic network, said an Air-India...
  • Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee prescribes small budget films for easy recovery May 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Director-producer Dibakar Banerjee, known for films like "Khosla Ka Ghosla" and "Love Sex Aur Dhokha", says one thing that he wants to change in showbiz is film budgeting. For easy recovery, small budget movies should be prescribed, he says. "Our films budgeting at times become so high that it gets...
  • Amitabh Bachchan 'Happy' to 'Get Lucky' with Pharell Williams March 18, 2014

    Mumbai: He is 71, but loves the songs that his children and grandchildren love. Amitabh Bachchan enjoyed listening to Oscar-nominated Pharrell Williams' songs 'Get Lucky' and 'Happy' even if he couldn't fathom their lyrics clearly. "Pharrell Williams and 'Get Lucky' on a loop... the kids make fun of me... me thinks...
  • Farhad Dadyburjor's 'How I got lucky' is a fun and light read February 22, 2014

    Media and Journalism is a riotous industry, more so because of the stiff and exponentially increasing competition for the breaking news. Everyday there are tons of stories to be covered, some make headlines and others just go down in the archives but if you are reporting for the Bollywood, then...
  • Salman Khan has been guiding me for my comeback in Bollywood: Sneha Ullal January 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Sneha Ullal, who debuted opposite Salman Khan in 'Lucky', is all set to make a comeback in Bollywood following her stint down South. Salman, 48, who launched the starlet in 2005 film 'Lucky -No Time for Love', is now guiding her for the second innings in Hindi movies. ...
  • Grammy Awards 2014: Daft Punk dominate with 4 big wins, Lorde wins song of year January 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Daft Punk's electronic-funk grooves have won big at the Grammys. The French electronic duo's 'Random Access Memories' won album of the year and their infectious hit, 'Get Lucky,' won record of the year at the awards show. The song features Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers. Daft Punk, who sports helmets...
  • Round-up: NH7 Weekender pulls the madness out on day 1 December 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Music surely has its own sensitivity, varying from individual to infidel. You can't put its definition into brackets and so crazy was the twilight. After much loved debut of NH7 Weekender last year, the festival rocked the capital once again. With music acts across all genres, ranging from...
  • NH7 Weekender 2013 enthralls the music lovers of Delhi-NCR November 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The much awaited Bacardi NH7 Weekender is back in NCR with performances that will leave you beautifully inebriated with artistes playing their rocks and classics. Bacardi NH7 Weekender is around the corner featuring over 60 artistes across six stages with its signature festive spirit. The gigs include indie, international,...
  • Neetu Chandra takes cover under burqa June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Neetu Chandra has been moving around in a burqa these days, and she finds the experience "liberating". The actress, seen in movies like 'Traffic Signal', 'Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!' and '13B', has to travel in auto-rickshaws here these days since her car has gone for repair. It will take...
  • Sneha Ullal to play the lead in 'Antha Nee Maayalone' April 29, 2013

    Hyderabad: Navdeep-Sneha Ullal starrer Telugu romantic-drama 'Antha Nee Maayalone' went on the floors here Monday. The team will shoot one of the songs in the film. "'Antha Ne Maayalone' Day 1. Ready to go and excited to feel the magic again," Sneha posted on her Twitter page. The film is directed by...
  • Wanted to work with Nawazuddin in 'Oye Lucky': Dibakar April 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Nawazuddin Siddiqui had caught the attention of filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee after 'Black Friday' and he was keen on casting him in 'Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye' but couldn't locate the actor. The 39-year-old actor entered Bollywood in 1999 with a blink and miss role in Aamir Khan starrer 'Sarfarosh'. However, his...
  • Indo-Pak snooker series cancelled - will hockey survive? March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: On a day when the news of the revival of Indo-Pak bilateral hockey series arrived, Indian cueists had to unpack their bags as the snooker series between the two estranged neighbours was called off due to security concerns - the Hindustan Times reported on Tuesday. Captain Kamal Chawla and...
  • After 'Vishwaroopam', song from 'David' offends Muslim groups January 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Bejoy Nambiar has decided to remove Lucky Ali's song 'Ya Hussain' from his new film 'David' after some groups objected to it. However, he has retained the tune in the movie. A section of the Muslim community had urged Nambiar to remove the song as they felt it does...
  • Kollowood has given me better opportunities: Neetu January 26, 2013

    Chennai: Actress Neetu Chandra, known for her work in Hindi films such as '13B', 'Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!' and 'Rann', is satisfied with her work in Tamil cinema. "Tamil cinema has given me better opportunities and I am proud of it. All my three films in Tamil gave me immense satisfaction,'...
  • Jayaram to play lead role in Deepu Anthikad's debut December 5, 2012

    Noted director Sathyan Anthikad's nephew Deepu Anthikad is wielding the megaphone for comedy film 'Lucky Stars'. Deepu has also written the script of the film. The film revolves around a young couple, in search of minting instant money. Deepu says he often asks for suggestions from his uncle Sathyan and...
  • Anjali Menon on her award winning film 'Manjadikuru' November 8, 2012

    Malayalam film 'Manjadikuru' or 'Lucky Red Seeds' finally released in theatres across the country on Friday. Here's filmmaker Anjali Menon about her critically acclaimed and international award winning debut film. ...
  • 'Lucky' Review: This Telugu film is irksome November 3, 2012

    'Lucky', which is loosely based on US romantic comedy 'What Women Want', is a disappointing affair - not worth either your time and money. Neither is the film as humorously quirky as the original, nor has any elements that can engage throughout its running time. Lucky aka Lakshminarayana, a misogynist, works...
  • Srikanth: My films provide wholesome entertainment October 30, 2012

    Telugu actor Meka Srikanth, known for movies like 'Aame', 'Khadgam' and 'Sri Ramarajyam', says all his films should stand for wholesome entertainment. "I've strived my entire career to give the audiences unadulterated entertainment. People spend money and time to be entertained and, therefore, we actors should do films that promise wholesome...
  • Srikanth's 'Lucky' to be released on November 1 October 27, 2012

    Producer Srinivasa Reddy is back after a hiatus. Known for his films like 'Amma Donga', 'Jagadeka Veerudu' (with Superstar Krishna), 'Pavithra Prema', 'Krishna Babu' (with Balakrishna), 'Bachi' with Jagapathi, 'Aaro Pranam' with Soundarya and Vineeth, Reddy is back to produce a family entertainer with Srikanth. The film will be released on...
  • Zynga to acquire A Bit Lucky to roll out more complex games September 18, 2012

    San Francisco: Zynga Inc will acquire A Bit Lucky, a digital gaming studio known for Facebook-based titles like "Lucky Train." Terms of the deal, announced on Monday, were not disclosed. Zynga said more than 20 A Bit Lucky employees, currently based in San Mateo, California, will join Zynga's San Francisco division. The acquisition...
  • Prof falls prey to 'Nigerian fraud', loses Rs 11.5 Lakh August 28, 2012

    Mumbai: A 43-year-old woman professor at a city college has become the latest victim of the ‘Nigerian fraud’, losing around Rs 11.50 lakh to cheats who sent her an email stating she had won $8,50,000 under an “ICC World Cup Mobile Lucky Draw”. The city cyber cell said that they...
  • Dubai: Indian taxi driver wins Lamborghini August 23, 2012

    Dubai: An Indian cab driver scooped a USD 245,028 prized Lamborghini Gallardo in a lucky draw at a local shopping mall in Abu Dhabi. Soupi Abdulla's prized car was plucked out from nearly a quarter of a million entries in a local mall's shop-and-win draw in Al Ain in Abu Dhabi,...
  • Preethi Sood to do an item number in 'Devaraane' August 15, 2012

    Director Lucky Shanker fetched publicity for an item song of his forthcoming film 'Devaraane', when saint Sri Rishikumara Swamiji came to the sets during the shoot of an iten number, which stars Preethi Sood Of Hindi film 'Bad Girl' fame. Sri Rishikumara Swamiji spoke to the dancer Preethi Sood...
  • Watch: An interview with music director Sneha Khanwalkar August 9, 2012

    She has become a household name after composing music for films like 'Oye lucky lucky Oye', 'Love Sex Aur Dhokha' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur'. Music director Sneha Khanwalkar has successfully carved a niche for herself in the industry. ...
  • Critics are my lucky charm: Director Rohit Shetty July 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Other people might fear critics but not director Rohit Shetty, who believes they are his lucky charm - every film they trash goes on to work magic at the box office! The man, known for slapstick cinema like the Golmaal series and All The Best: The Fun Begins, says...
  • Kajol to do a cameo in 'Student of the Year' July 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Kajol, who has been part of Karan Johar's each and every film in the past, will be seen doing a cameo in his upcoming film Student of the Year. "Karan has always considered Kajol as his lucky mascot. So for Student Of The Year, he wanted her to...
  • BigB's 786 Twitter days: Is 'Billa No.786' lucky? June 27, 2012

    New Delhi: For those of you following Amitabh Bachchan on twitter, he finally speaks about why all his tweets begin with a number - it's the number of days that he has been on twitter. Bachchan marked his 786th day on twitter with tweets on this lucky number charm that...
  • Tweet Review: 'Shanghai', first day, first show June 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Emraan Hashmi, Abhay Deol, Kalki Koechlin and Prosenjit Chatterjee starrer 'Shanghai' hits the screens on June 8, 2012. Directed by Dibakar Banerjee, 'Shanghai' is a political thriller. This eagerly-awaited film has been given a U/A certificate from the censor board. Known for his films like 'Khosla Ka Ghosla', 'Oye...
  • Friday Release: Political thriller 'Shanghai' June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Dibakar Banerjee's eagerly-awaited political thriller 'Shanghai', releasing Friday, has been awarded a U/A certificate by the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC), but with a cut. CBFC CEO Pankaja Thakur refused to dwell on the cut, only saying: "We cleared the film with one cut with a UA certification....