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  • Mahesh Bhupathi to pair with Myneni in Chennai Open 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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,...
  • I was Alia's age when I produced my first film, don't think she would be able to produce a film today: Pooja Bhatt November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Pooja Bhatt says she turned to production and direction at the age of 21 as she was never happy being just an actor. "At the age of 21, I was India's youngest film producer and that's a very major achievement for someone who is a main stream actor," the...
  • IPTL: Mahesh Bhupathi unconcerned over Roger Federer's injury November 20, 2014

    Singapore: The head of the new International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) shrugged off concerns over Roger Federer's fitness on Thursday as the Swiss star battles a back injury. Founder and managing director Mahesh Bhupathi said he had received reassurances from Federer's camp as the clock ticks down to the innovative tournament's...
  • We cannot succumb to pressures from the underworld: Mahesh Bhatt November 20, 2014

    Thirteen members of the Ravi Pujari gang were arrested on Wednesday for plotting against Bollywood stars Shahrukh Khan, Farah Khan and Mahesh Bhatt. The veteran director Mahesh Bhatt said that he will not be intimidated by the underworld. "If we succumb individually to pressures of underworld, it will only create...
  • Mahesh Bhatt, Farah Khan on gangster Ravi Pujari's hit-list, other celebrities also on radar: sources November 19, 2014

    Mumbai: An interrogation of arrested members of underworld don Ravi Pujari's gang has revealed that Bollywood directors Mahesh Bhatt and Farah Khan were on their radar. The accused revealed that Pujari had instructed his men to conduct a recce of Farah Khan's residence and also Red Chillies office owned by...
  • We would like to get 8 teams in IPTL by 2020: Bhupathi November 17, 2014

    Singapore: Tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi, who is the brain behind the International Premier Tennis Leaque (IPTL), is hoping to include a team from China in future and have eight teams on board by 2020. The inaugural edition of the USD 40 million event will feature four star-studded teams. The 24-match tournament,...
  • Atithi Devo Bhava! Foreign tourists to be welcomed with garlands at airports November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: With a view to prevent fleecing of foreign tourists and creating a safe and secure environment for them, Tourism Ministry is set to roll out red carpet at airports to receive guests with garlands in a true 'Atithi Deva Bhavo' style. A comprehensive plan is being worked out...
  • More tales like 'Udaan' need to be shown on TV to jolt the nation and make people aware of child slavery: Mahesh Bhatt November 14, 2014

    The concept of TV show 'Udaan' isn't new to esteemed filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. As he had stated in recent interviews, he had thought of making a film 'Girvi' based on bonded labour with Pooja Bhatt and Ajay Devgn in key roles years back. But since the market had undergone a...
  • Watch: Mahesh Sharma talks about BJP-Shiv Sena tussle November 9, 2014

    From being a medical practitioner to winning the Lok Sabha elections this year from Gautam Budh Nagar in UP, it has been a long journey for Mahesh Sharma who took oath on Sunday as Ministers of State (Independent Charge) in the Narendra Modi government. Talking about BJP- Shiv sena issues...
  • We wanted Anil Desai and Suresh Prabhu to join the cabinet: Mahesh Sharma November 9, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, new Union Minister Mahesh Sharma commented on the Shiv Sena-BJP divide. "We wanted Anil Desai and Suresh Prabhu to join the cabinet. Our overture to the Shiv Sena was generous," said Sharma. ...
  • A medical doctor to politics, Mahesh Sharma bags ministerial berth November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: From being a medical practitioner to winning the Lok Sabha elections this year from Gautam Budh Nagar in UP, it has been a long journey for Mahesh Sharma who took oath today as Ministers of State (Independent Charge) in the Narendra Modi government. 55-year-old Sharma had snatched the Gautam...
  • Coca-Cola to be IPTL's title Sponsor November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Soft drink giants Coca-Cola will be the title sponsors of the upcoming International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), launched by India's doubles star Mahesh Bhupathi. IPTL, featuring the biggest tennis stars, will kick off on November 28 in Manila. In its capacity as title Sponsor, Coca-Cola undertake a series of initiatives...
  • Can't say no to Bhatt sir: Rajkummar Rao signs 'Humari Adhuri Kahaani' for a cameo role October 29, 2014

    Rajkummar Rao had two reasons for giving a nod to a special appearance in 'Humari Adhuri Kahaani'! Talking about it, Rajkummar told IANS: "I am doing a special appearance in the film. Bhatt sir (Mahesh Bhatt) really wanted me to play this part and I love him too much, can't say...
  • CBI recovers Rs 10 lakh from drain near Railway officer's residence October 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has recovered Rs 10 lakh from a drain near the house of arrested Railway Board official which were allegedly flushed by his relatives at the time of raids carried out by the agency recently. The sources said when the CBI team reached the residence...