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  • Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt turns singer for nephew Emraan Hashmi in 'Mr X' 2 days ago

    This is one multi-talented family. Following daughter Alia's footsteps, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has turned playback singer for his nephew Emraan Hashmi's next film 'Mr X'. The director has crooned the title track which features Hashmi and actress Amyra Dastur. The film, which has Hashmi playing a superhero/vigilante, is being directed...
  • Uttar Pradesh: National Tourism University proposed at Noida 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma on Sunday said that a proposal for establishing a National Tourism University at Noida is under process. Addressing an event on the occasion of the second convocation of the Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management (IITTM) at Noida, Sharma also said that a...
  • 'Dil Ki Baatein' celebrates life, not death: Mahesh Bhatt March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who was in the capital on Wednesday to promote the forthcoming TV show "Dil Ki Baatein", which touches upon euthanasia, says the Ram Kapoor-Gurdeep Kohli starrer will promote a zest for life among the people. "'Dil Ki Baatein' celebrates life because there is death, and thank...
  • Uncertainty over staging of 'Daddy' in Pakistan: Mahesh Bhatt March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt says he is not sure if he will go ahead with the staging of his play 'Daddy' at the International Theatre Festival in Pakistan after an Indian production was denied visa to attend the event. The 66-year-old filmmaker said that he has told the organisers of...
  • Mahesh Bhatt on singing in 'Mr. X': Perhaps the song was made for me March 13, 2015

    Mumbai: After actress Alia Bhatt, it's her father and filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt who has made his singing debut and the star daughter is happy about it. Mahesh will debut as a singer in Emraan Hashmi-starrer 3D thriller "Mr X". He will sing a song titled "You can call me X" for...
  • Air India yet to finalise executive pilots' draft pay structure: Government March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: A committee of Air India is yet to finalise the draft salary structure for its executive pilots, even though it has received a feedback from the group concerned, the government said on Tuesday. Air India had invited representatives of executive pilots to ascertain their views on the draft...
  • Why ban 'India's Daughter'? Debate continues amongst Bollywood celebrities March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Film celebrities like Madhoo and Soha Ali Khan on Friday continued to question the viability of the ban on the broadcast of 'India's Daughter', a documentary based on the December 16, 2012 gang rape in Delhi. Actress Soha Ali Khan, daughter of former Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)...
  • It's Pakistan calling for Mahesh Bhatt's 'Daddy' February 26, 2015

    Mumbai: 'Daddy', a theatrical production based on Indian filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's eponymous 1989 movie, will premiere in Pakistan. It will be attended by Mahesh and his daughter Pooja, who had made her acting debut with the film. "'Daddy' to be staged as a play in Pakistan. Mahesh & Pooja Bhatt to...
  • Tourism minister Mahesh Sharma pays surprise visit to Taj Mahal February 25, 2015

    Agra: Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma paid a surprise visit to the Taj Mahal on Tuesday evening, to look into the issues ailing the structure, following a directive from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He was accompanied by union minister of state for human resource development Ram Shankar Katheria and local tourism...
  • Ram Kapoor perfect for the new show 'Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane': Mahesh Bhatt February 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who has produced the forthcoming TV show 'Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane', says Ram Kapoor was the perfect choice for it. The 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain' star is heading back to television with 'Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane', where he will play the role of...
  • It's very interesting to work with Mahesh Bhatt as an actor, says Shazahn Padamsee February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Shazahn Padamsee, who is sharing screen space with Mahesh Bhatt in 'Siddhartha', says the filmmaker is playing the role of her father figure in the film. Shazahn told IANS: "I'm waiting for the release of 'Siddhartha'. It's a very beautiful story. After hearing the narration, anybody will fall in...
  • Mahesh Bhatt compliments Sonakshi for her 'maturity'; agrees with her on FIR February 14, 2015

    Mumbai: After questioning an FIR against his daughter Alia and not Sonakshi Sinha in the AIB Roast case, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt on Friday not only agreed with BJP MP and actor Shatrughan Sinha's daughter but also complimented her for her "maturity at this tender age." Bhatt's tweets came after Sonakshi replied...
  • Let's not give these people the attention they so desperately seek: Sonakshi Sinha replies to Mahesh Bhatt's allegations February 13, 2015

    After an FIR was filed against Alia Bhatt and 14 other members who were a part of the recent AIB Roast, Mahesh Bhatt had come in support of daughter Alia Bhatt and given a statement that why was it only Alia and Deepika Padukone who were booked and not Sonakshi...
  • Why was Sonakshi Sinha not named in FIR? Mahesh Bhatt on AIB Roast controversy February 13, 2015

    After a social activist filed a petition before additional chief metropolitan magistrate CS Baviskar in Mumbai court and following the order, FIR was registered against 14 people involved in the AIB Roast including Deepika Padukone and Alia Bhatt, Mahesh Bhatt has alleged witch-hunt and has questioned why Sonakshi...
  • Imtiaz Ali: Indian cinema is instrumental in shaping the sense of morality that exists in the society February 7, 2015

    Gurgaon: The glitz and glamour of cinema must go beyond entertainment to have the right impact on society, believes filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, who says he tries to make socially responsible films. "I realise the power of the medium that we work in and there is a sense of responsibility that I...
  • Mahesh Bhatt: Indian cinema losing its 'Indianness'; it is getting disconnected from its roots February 6, 2015

    Chandigarh: The roots of Indian cinema lie in regional films, feels producer-director Mahesh Bhatt "Indian cinema is losing its Indianness as it is getting disconnected from its roots and by connecting with roots of Punjab, India cinema will become richer," said Bhatt, who was here to launch a Punjabi production...
  • Telugu star Mahesh Babu wants to adopt his father's birth village in Guntur district February 4, 2015

    Chennai: Superstar Mahesh Babu has expressed interest in adopting his father's birth place Burripalem in Guntur district. He wants to give it a smart makeover. "Mahesh and his brother-in-law Jayadevi Galla are set to take up this initiative. As a child, Mahesh spent many years in Burripalem with his grandmother and...
  • Mahesh Bhatt's gift to actor Ali Fazal: A book on the Indian thinker UG Krishnamurti February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has gifted a copy of his book "A Taste of Life: The Last Days of U.G Krishnamurti" to actor Ali Fazal. Ali features in the newly-released film "Khamoshiyan", produced by Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt under their Vishesh Films banner. "He gave it to me as a sign...
  • Mahesh Bhatt: I'm accused for selling sex through my films, but have made more good films than anyone else February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Mahesh Bhatt, who has written 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani', the upcoming love story from his production house, says the Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi-starrer will focus on the life of a traditional Indian woman. According to the director-producer, the story is inspired from some incidents from his step-mother's life, though...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group A wrap: Rawat shines as Railways inch towards 1st innings lead January 30, 2015

    Kolkata: Skipper Mahesh Rawat's fluent half-century kept Railways with a bright chance of getting the first innings lead against hosts Bengal in a group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy on Friday. In reply to Bengal's first innings score of 268, Rawat's unbeaten 56 helped Railways reach 219 for six in...
  • Ranji Trophy: Angry Railways captain speaks to match referee on Eden strip January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Unhappy with the Eden Gardens strip, an angry Railways captain Mahesh Rawat spoke to the match referee Prakash J Bhat and expressed his displeasure about the pitch on offer for their do-or-die Ranji Trophy cricket match against Bengal starting tomorrow in Kolkata. "During the mandatory captains' meeting today, Mahesh...
  • Bengal, Railways clash in must win Ranji Trophy January 28, 2015

    Kolkata: With time running out fast for both the teams, Bengal and Railways will face off on Thursday in a must-win match to keep themselves in contention for quarters of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament. Bengal will stick to their ploy of three-spin attack but more than the team combination it's...
  • Have tremendous faith in Ali Fazal, Gurmeet Choudhary and Sapna Pabbi: Mahesh Bhatt January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: As someone who has directed films like 'Arth' 'Saaransh' and 'Zakhm', Mahesh Bhatt says he was equally comfortable in mentoring the young team behind his upcoming supernatural erotic thriller 'Khamoshiyan'. Bhatt has turned presenter for the Karan Derra-directed film that stars Ali Fazal and will mark the Bollywood...
  • Photo of the day: Vidya Balan, Emraan Hashmi spotted on the sets of their upcoming film 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' January 27, 2015

    Directed by Mohit Suri, Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi's upcoming film 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' has been generating a lot of buzz. Besides being rumoured that the film is based on Mahesh Bhatt's parents, Nanabhai Bhatt, Shirin Mohammad Ali and his stepmother, the film is also generating a lot of interest...
  • Mahesh Bhupathi out of mixed doubles in Australian Open January 24, 2015

    Mahesh Bhupathi crashed out of the mixed doubles competition following a first-round loss, even as India's junior tennis players began their campaign on a positive note in the Australian Open on Saturday. Bhupathi and his Australian partner Jarmila Gajdosova frittered away early advantage to lose 6-4 6-7 (7) (8-10) to Chinese...
  • Mahesh Bhupathi-Jurgen Melzer pair crashes out of Australian Open January 22, 2015

    Melbourne: Mahesh Bhupathi and Jurgen Melzer crashed out of the men's doubles event of the Australian Open after suffering a straight-set defeat against Argentine team of Diego Schwartzman and Horacio Zeballos on Thursday. Bhupathi and his Austrian partner lost 4-6 3-6 in the first round, which lasted only 67 minutes....
  • Snapshot: Lara Dutta celebrates daughter Saira's third birthday January 21, 2015

    Time is flying, but Lara Dutta is having fun! The actress and former beauty queen's daughter turned three Tuesday."And so my little girl turns 3!!:-) .Big day planned for her! Time flies when your having fun," Lara, who is married to tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi, tweeted. Earlier this month, the...