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  • Sunny Leone: Feel proud to see Priyanka Chopra's billboard in the US; she is the most inspiring woman in Bollywood January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Sunny Leone says she finds Priyanka Chopra the most inspiring woman in Bollywood. Sunny was present at the cover launch of a magazine here along with her husband Daniel Webber when she was asked to name her favorite actress in Hindi filmdom. She said: "Who do I think great actress?...
  • Mahesh Bhatt along with Ali Fazal and Gurmeet Choudhary to spread cheer in 'Bigg Boss' house January 18, 2015

    Mumbai: 'Bigg Boss Halla Bol' series, an extension of 'Bigg Boss 8', will Sunday witness the presence of the 'Khamoshiyan' team - filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt along with actors Ali Fazal and Gurmeet Choudhary. The trio will promote their forthcoming film on the show, and they will be seen entertaining the viewers...
  • SpiceJet can be exempted from an open offer, says MoS Mahesh Sharma January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Cash-strapped airline SpiceJet is likely to get some respite as Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma said the airline could be exempted from an open offer. According to sources, the Aviation Ministry is likely to approve the revival plan for the cash-strapped carrier as early as next...
  • Mahesh Bhatt: 'Aayega aane wala' from 'Mahal' is crucial to 'Khamoshiyan' January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Vishesh Films' has taken rights of song 'Aayega aane wala' from classic suspense thriller 'Mahal' for their forthcoming supernatural erotica 'Khamoshiyan'. The movie has been produced by Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt under their Vishesh Films banner. Mahesh says that the track will act as an important aspect in the movie...
  • Mahesh Bhatts sign up 'Khamoshiyan' actors for multiple films January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Vishesh Films' production 'Khamoshiyan' is yet to hit the screens, but its actors Gurmeet Choudhary, Ali Fazal and Sapna Pabbi have already been signed up by the banner for future projects. The movie has been produced by Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt under their Vishesh Films banner and they are...
  • I am motivated by excellence: Leander Paes January 12, 2015

    Chennai: The passion to achieve excellence everyday is what motivates Leander Paes the most and the ageless wonder's mantra in life is to focus on positives. In an exclusive chat with PTI, the 41-year-old tennis legend explained how he keeps himself motivated to come on to the courts everyday and produce...
  • After Mahesh Babu in '1: Nenokkadine', filmmaker Sukumar casts Jr NTR in his next film January 9, 2015

    Actor Jr NTR, who's finishing the last schedule of his upcoming film 'Temper', will next be seen in '1: Nenokkadine' director Sukumar's untitled film. Slated to be launched on January 25, Sukumar has cast actress Rakul Preet Singh opposite NTR. This will be Sukumar's first full-length film after the Mahesh Babu-starrer '1:...
  • Telugu star Mahesh Babu may be seen in three films in 2015 January 8, 2015

    Chennai: It's almost impossible for stars to have two releases in a year, but superstar Mahesh Babu, whose last outing "Aagadu" failed to hit the bull's eye, may have three, going by the number of films he has in his kitty. Mahesh is currently busy wrapping up yet-untitled film with Koratala...
  • I always backed Bhupathi's IPTL, says Australian Open Director January 8, 2015

    Sydney: Working hard to make this edition of the Australian Open a grand success, Tournament Director Craig Tiley on Thursday said that he is always open to 'innovation' in the game and was one of the first people to back Mahesh Bhupathi's ambitious IPTL dream. CEO of Tennis Australia, Tiley believes...
  • Mahesh Bhupathi wins doubles pre-quarters January 8, 2015

    Chennai: Indian tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi, teaming up with compatriot Saketh Myneni won a hard fought doubles pre-quarterfinal match to set up a mouth-watering clash with his former partner Leander Paes at the ATP Chennai Open tournament. The Indian fans' hopes of seeing their tennis heroes Bhupathi and Paes play against...
  • Mahesh, Pooja Bhatt mourn costume designer Isha Mantry's death December 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Father-daughter duo Mahesh and Pooja Bhatt today mourned the death of costume designer Isha Mantry, who died allegedly due to drug overdose in Goa. Mantry, 28, who worked on films like Priyanka Chopara starrer 'Mary Kom', medical thriller 'Ankur Arora Murder Case', 'Dangerous Ishq' and 'Hate Story 2' was brought...
  • Telugu star Mahesh Babu refuses to go shirtless for Koratala Siva's upcoming film 'Srimanthudu' December 28, 2014

    Chennai: Mahesh Babu, who is against going shirtless in his films, has once again refused to do it for his tentatively titled Telugu movie "Srimanthudu" despite being requested by the director. Shruti Haasan is paired with Mahesh in "Srimanthudu", directed by Koratala Siva. "Director Siva wanted Mahesh to sport his worked out...
  • Mahesh Bhatt: 'Khamoshiyan' is the new-age erotic supernatural narrative; the franchise is here to stay December 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Mahesh Bhatt feels 'Khamoshiyan', the upcoming supernatural drama from his production house, has the potential to become a franchise like 'Raaz' and 'Murder'. "'Khamoshiyan' is the new age erotic supernatural narrative. It takes a quantum leap from our super successful franchise of the Raaz series and adds more VFX...
  • Mahesh Bhupathi to pair with Myneni in Chennai Open December 22, 2014

    Chennai: Former Davis Cupper and multiple Grand Slam winner Mahesh Bhupathi will partner Saketh Myneni while Sriram Balaji will pair up with Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan as both combinations received wild card entries for the doubles draw in the 2015 ATP-Aircel Chennai Open tennis tournament to be held here from Jan 5...
  • Bhupathi, Saketh, Jeevan & Balaji given wild card in Chennai Open December 22, 2014

    Chennai: India's top tennis players Mahesh Bhupathi, Saketh Myneni, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Sriram Balaji have been granted wild card entries into the doubles draw of Chennai Open, organisers said on Monday. Other than offering fans an opportunity to watch top Indian players, the 20th edition of the event will present an...
  • SpiceJet's dues grew to Rs 1,230 crore in 18 days till December 10: Government December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Troubled budget carrier SpiceJet's dues to foreign and Indian vendors, airport operators and oil companies grew swiftly from Rs 990 crore to Rs 1,230 crore in a matter of 18 days till December 10, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday. The airline's dues to foreign vendors, including lessors of...
  • Mahesh Bhatt: Militant Islam is never Islam December 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who maintains close cultural links with Pakistan, feels its morale has hit an all-time low with the savage killing of children in Peshawar. On Tuesday Taliban militants attacked an army school and slaughtered 148 people including 132 children, in Pakistan's Peshawar city in retaliation to the...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: Tamil Nadu get past Jammu & Kashmir at a canter on Day 3 December 16, 2014

    After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the third day of the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match. Chasing a mammoth 409 for a win in the four-day encounter...
  • Lara Dutta shares a picture of her daughter Saira meeting the Santa Claus as proud father Mahesh Bhupathi looks on December 16, 2014

    The picture is full of warmth and happiness. The little Saira Bhupathi met the Santa Claus recently and her mother, actress Lara Dutta shared the picture on Twitter and wrote, "Saira meets Santa Claus :-). With a little help from daddy!!!(sic)". Lara's husband, tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi is also seen...
  • Ranji Trophy: Mumbai hoping for turnaround after shock defeat December 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Domestic heavyweights Mumbai will like to get over their defeat against Jammu and Kashmir in the opening round as they face tricky opponents in Railways in the second group league match of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, on Sunday. Jammu and Kashmir in their first meeting against Mumbai convincingly...
  • It's unfortunate and shameful: Sonakshi Sinha, Arjun Kapoor react to Uber rape case December 13, 2014

    Jaipur: Bollywood actors, Sonakshi Sinha and Arjun Kapoor, today termed as "unfortunate and shameful" the rape of a woman in a radio taxi cab in Delhi by the driver and asked the government to take responsibility and ensure stern legal action against the guilty. "We generally talk of woman equality and...
  • Leander Paes refused to play in IPTL, says Mahesh Bhupathi December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: IPTL founder Mahesh Bhupathi has said his estranged doubles partner Leander Paes turned down the invitation to play in the tournament's ongoing inaugural season. Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna are the only Indians playing in the League boasting of past and former greats including Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and...
  • Need to take PM Modi's remark on policeman's portrayal in films seriously: Mahesh Bhatt December 6, 2014

    Bollywood celebrities said it was their duty to take the issue raised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi seriously. Modi had recently said that policemen are often projected in a bad light in films. Director Mahesh Bhatt said, "If you look at the history of Bollywood, we have always tried to...
  • Union Minister Mahesh Sharma joins Ponty Chadha Foundation's 'Swachh Noida' campaign December 5, 2014

    Noida: On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, children with 'special needs' from the Mata Bhagwanti Chadha Niketan (MBCN) initiated a 'Swachh Noida' Campaign, organised by The Ponty Chadha Foundation. Union Minister Dr Mahesh Sharma cheered the students and started the cleanliness drive as the chief guest...
  • IPTL organisers bullish after initial success December 5, 2014

    Singapore: Even though Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer have yet to play in the new International Premier Tennis League, founder Mahesh Bhupathi says it has already made its presence felt and will be expanded next year. "We've achieved something out of the box here that's very challenging," Bhupathi said on Thursday,...
  • IPTL to be played across six cities next year: Mahesh Bhupathi December 4, 2014

    Singapore: The International Tennis Premier League (IPTL) will add two cities next year, taking the number to six, event founder Mahesh Bhupathi said on Thursday. "We are definitely going to add two cities next year, we have had a lot of interest now, we have had four cities ready to sign...
  • Dad's films were more forward than Anurag Kashyap's: Pooja Bhatt December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Many credit Anurag Kashyap for revolutionsing the current moviemaking culture, but actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says her father Mahesh Bhatt's films were "way more forward" than the 'Gangs of Wasseypur' fame director is known for creating. "Some of the films are new, but most of them are old as hell...
  • Surat businessman plays foster father, hosts wedding of 111 girls November 30, 2014

    Surat: A city-based businessman on Sunday hosted a mass wedding ceremony for his 111 "daughters" who come from humble backgrounds and have lost their fathers. Businessman Mahesh Savani who has interest in diamond trade and real estate also arranged for "nikah" of three Muslim girls at the ceremony held at a...
  • MCOCA invoked against Ravi Pujari gang members for plot to attack Mahesh Bhatt November 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Thursday invoked stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against 11 alleged members of fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari, who were held in connection with a plot to attack veteran film producer-brothers Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt. The eleven accused are among the 14 Pujari gangmen,...