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  • IPTL: Mahesh Bhupathi unconcerned over Roger Federer's injury 3 days ago

    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...
  • Mahesh Bhatt, Farah Khan on gangster Ravi Pujari's hit-list, other celebrities also on radar: sources 4 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Will Mahesh Babu work in Srikant Addala's next? October 19, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Mahesh Babu is likely to team up with director Srikant Addala for an as yet-untitled Telugu film next year. Mahesh and Srikant previously worked together in last year's Telugu blockbuster "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu". And the duo may collaborate again. "Mahesh really liked Srikant's new story. He even expressed his...
  • Video: IAS officer from Mysore attacked over suicide of employee October 16, 2014

    In a shocking incident from Mysore, a female IAS officer was attacked after an employee found dead. Rashmi Mahesh, the Director-General of the Administrative Training Institute, was attacked by a group over the suicide of an employee. The group claimed that the employee had committed suicide due to irregularities at...
  • Mahesh Bhupathi plays down ATP chief's remark on IPTL October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Reacting to ATP chief Chris Kermode's "glorified exhibition" remark on the inaugural International Tennis Premier League (IPTL), league founder Mahesh Bhupathi has said that "everyone is entitled to their opinion and we are going to put on a world class show". "We are going to put on a show...
  • My daughters are far more intelligent than me and I take instructions from them: Mahesh Bhatt October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Mahesh Bhatt has been one of the best filmmakers of his time and inspired generations with his movie-making skills, but the director, who now produces films with new talent, says his three daughters - Pooja, Shaheen and Alia - are far more intelligent and practical than him. "I have...
  • Celebrities take to twitter to plegde support to Clean up India October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched country's biggest cleanliness drive "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" in New Delhi. At least 30 lakh central government employees working across the country and hundreds of school and college students took the pledge of cleanliness. In his bid to make 'Swachh Bharat' a people's...
  • Happy to replace Nadal with Federer: Mahesh Bhupathi September 22, 2014

    Tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi said Roger Federer's inclusion in the Indian franchise of the IPTL is a big bonanza for all the Indian fans. ...
  • Roger Federer to play in Mahesh Bhupathibacked IPTL September 22, 2014

    The Mahesh Bhupathibacked International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) has roped in Swiss legend Roger Federer after fourteentime Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal dropped out citing health reasons. Federer, one of the finest tennis players the world has produced, has won a record 17 Grand Slam titles and will team up with...
  • Mahesh Babu's Telugu action film 'Aagadu' collects over Rs 18 crore in two days September 21, 2014

    Chennai: Southern superstar Mahesh Babu's much anticipated Telugu actioner "Aagadu" has collected Rs.18.02 crore worldwide in two days of its release and is still counting. Experts say this is "the best opening" he has ever got in his career. Interestingly, the film opened to mixed reviews from the critics, but "Aagadu"...
  • Salman Khan: I love Marathi cinema; would love to do a lead role in a Marathi film September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who played a small part in Riteish Deshmukh's Marathi film "Lai Bhaari", says he would like to do a lead role in a film of the genre. He launched the music of Marathi film "Sanngto Aika...!" Monday and shared his desire to feature in such movies. When...
  • Alia Bhatt prefers Karan Johar over dad for career and relationship advice August 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Young and vivacious Alia Bhatt prefers to consult Karan Johar, the director of her debut film 'Student Of The Year', rather than her father and filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, when she needs advice. On a recent appearance on Zee Cafe's 'Look Who's Talking with Niranjan' with Niranjan Iyengar, the 21yearold confessed...
  • Happy Janamashtami: Bollywood celebrities take to Twitter to wish fans August 18, 2014

    Mumbai: The celebrities joined Krishna Janamashtami revelries by wishing fans and loved ones and remembering the popular song "Govinda aala re". They took to Twitter to wish everyone: Lata Mangeshkar: Namaskar. Aap sab ko Janamashtami ki shubhkamanaayein (sic). Amitabh Bachchan: Janamashtami ke pavan avsar pe shubhkamanayein... sneh, pyaar, aadar. Mahesh Bhatt: Happy Janamashtami!...
  • All well between uncle Mahesh Bhatt and nephew Emraan Hashmi August 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi has quashed reports that filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is angry with him for giving preference to Kunal Deshmukh's 'Raja Natwarlal' over his uncle's film 'Mr. X'. It was reported that Emraan allotted some days for the promotion of 'Raja Natwarlal' instead of shooting for 'Mr. X' and it...
  • Don't regret leaving 'Homeland' because I wanted to work with the Bhatts: Ali Fazal August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Ali Fazal has decided to be a part of solo lead films following the success of his last release 'Bobby Jasoos'. The 27yearold actor, who started his career in Bollywood with multistarrers including '3 Idiots' and 'Fukrey', said he would like to do bigger...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you guess these Mahesh Babu movies? August 9, 2014

    The southern heartthrob turns 39 today. Mahesh Babu has romanced many Bollywood actresses in his movies. Here we bring to you his five movies, where the actor has romanced Bollywood actresses. Take this quiz and guess which movie is it? ...
  • Mahesh Babu turns 39: Muchawaited teaser of his Telugu film 'Aagadu' releases on his birthday August 9, 2014

    Chennai: On the occasion superstar Mahesh Babu's 39th birthday Saturday, the makers of his upcoming Telugu actioner 'Aagadu' released a special 52second teaser for his fans. This is the second teaser of the film since it went on floors. Mahesh plays an "encounter specialist" in the film, which has been directed by...
  • Mahesh Bhatt: Adapting films into plays will boost theatre industry August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Two of Mahesh Bhatt's films 'Arth' and 'Daddy' have been adapted into the play format and the filmmaker feels this move will be a stimulus for the theatre industry. The adaptation of 'Arth', which starred Shabana Azmi, hit the stage in March. 'Daddy' marked the filmmaker's daughter Pooja Bhatt's...
  • I probably won't fit in a Sooraj Barjatya kind of a film: Emraan Hashmi July 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Emraan Hashmi has become identified with various genres of thrillers and, therefore, the actor doesn't see himself fitting into the social or family drama mould. In his overadecadelong career, the actor has worked with filmmakers like Ekta Kapoor, Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur, apart from teaming up with his...