MALIK

  • Zayn Malik says he worries he's let fans down by leaving 1D Yesterday

    London: Zayn Malik says he worries that he's let One Direction fans down by leaving the world-conquering boy band, but couldn't carry on in a role that made him unhappy. Malik quit the group this week, saying he wanted "to be a normal 22-year-old." He had earlier pulled out of One...
  • One Direction's Malik takes tour break due to 'stress' March 20, 2015

    Los Angeles: One Direction singer Zayn Malik has dropped out of the pop band's On the Road Again tour in Asia due to "stress", his publicist said on Thursday, after pictures were posted of the engaged Malik partying with a holidaymaker in Thailand. "Zayn has been signed off with stress and...
  • 50 Cent wants to sign Zayn Malik to his record label March 17, 2015

    Los Angeles: Rapper 50 Cent has expressed his desire to sign boy band One Direction star Zayn Malik to his record label. The 39-year-old hip-hop said he would love to take Malik under his wing and 'have him working with the biggest rappers on the planet', reported Aceshowbiz. "If Zayn wants...
  • One Direction band members may undergo drug test March 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singers Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik of the "One Direction" band may be forced to undergo a drug test before their performance in the Philippines. The group are due to play for two days at the Asia Concert Grounds starting on March 21 as part of their "On...
  • Gigaom, the pioneering tech blog founded by Om Malik, shuts down March 10, 2015

    Gigaom, the pioneering technology blog launched in 2006 by Indian-American web and technology writer Om Malik, has closed down after running out of money. A message from the Gigaom management said, "Gigaom recently became unable to pay its creditors in full at this time. As a result, the company is working...
  • AR Rahman is excited about his upcoming 13-city US tour March 3, 2015

    Chennai: Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman is all set to start his three-month long North American tour from March 21. The 'Jai Ho' hitmaker will include material from throughout his 20-year career on the 13-city tour, which will come to an end on June 14 at Redmond in WA Marymoor Amphitheater. Titled...
  • Labh Janjua records a song for 'Solid Patels' February 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Singer Labh Janjua of 'London thumakda' fame has recorded a 'high octane' song of Saurabh Varma's film 'Solid Patels'. "Working with Labh was a unique experience. He has given the song a whole new dimension and scaled up the energy to another level. The song now has more impact than...
  • Shoaib Malik, Azhar Ali, Sohail Tanvir on standby for World Cup January 27, 2015

    Karachi: Batsmen Shoaib Malik and Azhar Ali, and pace bowler Sohail Tanvir have been put on standby in the Pakistan squad for the upcoming Cricket World Cup, to be held from February 14 in Australia and New Zealand. A source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said that after discussions with...
  • Shoaib Malik, Mahira Khan to feature in Ali Zafar's musical tribute to Peshawar attack victims January 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar has brought together musicians, actors and sports persons for the video of his new single 'Urein ge', which translates into 'Will fly', to pay tribute to the victims of the Peshawar massacre. According to the Dawn, the video will feature big names like cricketer Shoaib...
  • Misbah-ul-Haq needs help from seniors in World Cup: Shoaib Malik January 25, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan discard Shoaib Malik says Misbah ul Haq was not an aggressive captain and he would need help from a few senior players if the national team was to do well in the upcoming World Cup. The 32-year old who has not been selected to play an ODI since mid-2013...
  • Republic Day: Meghna Malik, Vishal Singh, Aniruddh Dave get nostalgic January 25, 2015

    Mumbai: For some, it's a reminder of the colourful annual parade, while for some, it's a time to raise pertinent questions about the country -- Republic Day means different things to different actors and show makers of the Hindi television industry. With the 66th Republic Day right around the corner, a...
  • Neha Marda: Divorce not an end if it gets you out of a bad marriage January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: 'Doli Armaano Ki' the popular serial that revolves around a woman who fights against an abusive husband and a bad marriage, has received a lot of appreciation from the audiences. In a press conference, that was recently organized, actress Neha Marda spoke to us about her personal life,...
  • World Cup squads: Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal ignored by Pakistan January 7, 2015

    Karachi: Senior players Shoaib Malik and Kamran Akmal were ignored while fast bowler Sohail Khan made a comeback after nearly three years in wilderness in Pakistan's 15-member squad for the ODI World Cup in Australia and New Zealand starting on February 14. The six member selection committee, after intense deliberations with...
  • Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik unhappy with selectors and the PCB January 4, 2015

    Karachi: Out-of-favour Pakistan cricketers Kamran Akmal and Shoaib Malik minced no words in making it clear that they are not happy with the treatment meted out to them in recent times and said that the selectors and PCB need to have better communication with the senior players. In separate talks with...
  • 'It's ridiculous, bogus', says Gauahar Khan on the claim that she paid her attacker to slap her in public January 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Gauahar Khan's attacker has alleged that the actress paid him for slapping her in public. But the actress says it is the "most ridiculous claim". In November, Gauahar, who was hosting a reality show in Mumbai, was slapped by Mohammad Akil Malik for reportedly wearing skimpy clothes. And now, Malik...
  • Gauahar Khan paid me to slap her; promised me a small role in 'Dabangg 3', claims attacker January 4, 2015

    They don't call it showbiz for nothing, that's what we'd like to say. And that goes for model-actress Gauahar Khan's "slapgate" incident that happened in October.The attacker, Mohammad Akil Malik, who had allegedly slapped Khan during a reality show because she was wearing "inappropriate clothing" has now claimed that he...
  • Pakistan selectors in dilemma over selection of WC squad January 2, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan national cricket team selectors are in a dilemma over the selection of the final 15-member squad for the World Cup, which is scheduled to be announced on January 7 in Karachi. Their indecisiveness stems from the recent chain of events affecting key players in recent months and now in...
  • Pakistan ex-captain Shoaib Malik voices World Cup hopes January 1, 2015

    Karachi: Discarded former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik Wednesday said he wanted to play in next year's World Cup, but needed clarity on his role and must be told what is expected of him. The 32-year-old played the last of his 216 one-day internationals in June 2013, but was included in Pakistan's...
  • Courtney Love takes a selfie with Boy Band One direction December 26, 2014

    London: Singer Courtney Love is reportedly a huge fan of the English boy band One Direction. The 50-year-old singer, who was married to Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain until his suicide in 1994, enjoyed hanging out together at a Saturday Night Live TV after party in New York over the weekend and...
  • Boy band One Direction sing Christmas carol on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' December 24, 2014

    Los Angeles, Dec 24 (PTI) British boy band One Direction sang 'Santa Claus Is Coming to Town' while playing instruments like drum, triangle and banana-shaped maraca on a TV chat show. One Direction made an appearance on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' and joined the show's host for a song,...
  • 'One Direction' not surprised with no Grammy nomination; says there's so much incredible music out there December 13, 2014

    London: Popular boy band One Direction is not angry for being blanked at the 57th Grammy Award nominations. The five-member group, whose third album 'Midnight Memories' is the biggest-selling album worldwide in 2013, thinks there is a high quality of music up for the Grammy prizes, reported Contactmusic. When asked if they...
  • Pakistan think-tank has 2015 World Cup in mind December 12, 2014

    Karachi: Keeping in mind the 2015 World Cup, Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan and head coach Waqar Younis are contemplating using a different bowling combination for the last three one-day internationals against New Zealand in the UAE. A reliable source close to the national team management told PTI that new bowlers,...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 1: Himachal humble Services; Hyderabad held to a draw against Andhra December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh bowlers backed their batsmen's efforts to humble Services by an innings and 29 runs and bag a bonus point in the Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Wednesday. After posting a mammoth 479 in their only innings in the four-day encounter, Himachal shot Services out...
  • Shoaib Malik fears 'chucking' calls, reluctant to play World Cup: reports December 10, 2014

    Karachi: Former Pakistan skipper Shoaib Malik is reluctant to make himself available for national selection for the World Cup due to his bowling action and the prevailing environment in the team. Sources close to Malik told PTI that the all-rounder's reluctance stemmed from the fact firstly over the treatment he had...
  • Pakistan should be given an answer for terror attacks in J&K, says retired Army Chief Malik December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Retired Army Chief General VP Malik has called for a fit reply to be given to Pakistan after Kashmir Valley was rocked by four terror attacks by terrorists from across the border who stormed an Army camp in Uri leaving 11 security personnel including a Lt Colonel dead...
  • Pakistani actress Veena Malik shocked at conviction for blasphemy; says her faith in the country's judicial system still intact November 27, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistani actress Veena Malik has expressed "shock" at a Pakistan court sentencing her and her husband, among others, to 26 years in jail on blasphemy charges. However, she says her faith in the country's judicial system is intact and she plans to take the fight for justice forward. An anti-terrorism...