Meera

  • Billionaire corporate leaders lag behind politicians in assets 10-04-2014 12:41 PM

    Lok Sabha candidates with corporate background, such as Nandan Nilekani and Meera Sanyal, may rank much above their political rivals on wealth charts, but many others from India Inc who are contesting polls lag behind 'netas' in accumulating assets. Nilekani, former chief of Infosys, figures among the richest in fray...
  • Choose candidates on basis of Parliamentary performance: Milind Deora 02-04-2014 11:40 PM

    New Delhi: Congress candidate for South Mumbai Milind Deora believes that it is important to choose candidates and judge them on their parliamentary performance rather than their party. In a live chat on Twitter conducted by IBNLive and initiated by MTV India's #RockTheVote campaign, followers were asked to tweet their...
  • Not comfortable doing intimate scenes, wearing skimpy clothes: Meera Chopra 01-04-2014 02:53 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Meera Chopra, seen in 'Gang Of Ghosts', is not ready to shoot intimate scenes for the screen and she says she has restrained herself from taking up any film offers which require her to go beyond her comfort zone. "I am not comfortable doing intimate scenes. I am...
  • Meera Chopra on the failure of 'Gang of Ghosts': In an ensemble cast, loss is borne by all 23-03-2014 03:00 PM

    Mumbai: Southern actress Meera Chopra, who teamed up with a host of actors in her Bollywood debut 'Gang Of Ghosts', says there is an advantage of working in a multi-starrer - the onus is on everyone if the movie doesn't work. Released Friday, the comedy revolves around ghosts. It has...
  • AAP seeks to strike balance in candidate selection 16-03-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has sought to strike a balance by giving tickets to people from diverse fields like media, corporate world, films and academics besides social activists, former defence personnel and retired bureaucrats for the Lok Sabha elections. Former CEO and Chairperson of RBS India Meera Sanyal,...
  • Priyanka is close but I don't have an emotional connect with Parineeti: Meera Chopra 12-03-2014 09:48 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Meera Chopra has said her actress cousin Priyanka Chopra always ready to help her in her Bollywood career and she shares "emotional bonding" with her. Meera revealed that she was close to Priyanka but not to her another cousin actress Parineeti. Ever since Meera, who has acted in...
  • 2014 Lok Sabha elections: The oddballs in the fray 07-03-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: Like in the all previous elections, the odd balls are adding some colour to the Lok Sabha elections this time too. Infosys co-founder and former IT Czar from Bangalore Nandan Nilekani to banker Meera Sanyal in Mumbai, film actress Moon Moon Sen in Kolkata to Kannada heroine Ramya...
  • AAP to release its 2nd list of candidates for LS polls 22-02-2014 11:45 AM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday will release its second list of candidates for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. This comes after the AAP announced its first list earlier this month. The party will also begin screening candidates for Bihar. Banker Meera Sanyal and activist Mayank Gandhi figured...
  • AAP prepares for LS polls, Kumar Vishwas to contest against Rahul Gandhi 16-02-2014 02:01 PM

    New Delhi: The 2014 Lok Sabha elections is no longer a contest between the two major political parties - Congress and BJP - as the debutante Aam Aadmi Party has sounded the bugle for the general elections. After the AAP government in the national capital resigned on Friday, it is...
  • Actress Meera Jasmine marries IT professional Anil John 13-02-2014 03:42 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The marriage of noted South Indian actress Meera Jasmine with IT professional Anil John Titus was solemnised at a simple function at a Church here on 12 February, 2014. The marriage ceremony was attended by close relatives of the two besides actors Suresh Gopi and Kavya Madhavan among others....
  • 'Inga Enna Solludhu' review: This Tamil film is really boring 02-02-2014 05:49 PM

    Cast: VTV Ganesh, Meera Jasmine, Santhanam, Srinath, Pandiarajan, Swarnamalya, Mayilsamy, Silambarasan and Andrea Jeremiah Director: Vincent Selva Rating: 1 out of 5 It's brave on the part of producer-turned-actor VTV Ganesh to play the lead in a film which is more or less a semi-autobiography based on events from his...
  • Prithvi Reddy to head AAP's panel on economic policy 19-01-2014 08:02 PM

    The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi has formed a seven-member team to formulate its economic policy ahead of the general elections. The decision to form a committee assumes significance as the party is under pressure from several quarters to make its stand clear on various issues ranging from...
  • Indian-American honoured with top US teaching award 19-01-2014 12:58 PM

    An Indian-American university professor of physics and astronomy has been awarded with a top US teaching award for her exceptional career. Meera Chandrasekhar was named as the recipient of Baylor University's 2014 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, the only teaching award in the US that carries the single...
  • AAP membership increases tenfold after its sparkling Delhi debut 02-01-2014 10:58 PM

    New Delhi: The popularity of the Aam Aadmi Party is rapidly rising, many working professionals and prominent personalities are joining the common man's party. This now poses an immediate challenge to mainstream parties in the upcoming Lok sabha elections. After it's dramatic rise to power in Delhi elections, the AAP...
  • Nirupama Rao named visiting fellow at Brown University 19-11-2013 07:15 AM

    Washington: Nirupama Rao, the former Indian Ambassador to the US, has been named as the 'Meera and Vikram Gandhi Fellow' with the Brown-India initiative at the Watson Institute for International Studies. Rao, who till early November was India's top envoy in the US, would use her one-year term at the...
  • 100 widows ostracised by society will celebrate Diwali in Vrindavan 03-11-2013 09:23 AM

    Vrindavan: Lighting up their own lives, 100 widows ostracised by the society will celebrate Diwali in Vrindavan on Sunday. Helping them get over the social stigma is Sulabh International and Meera Sahabhagini Ashram. For some of the widows in Vrindavan this will be the first Diwali celebration in decades. Abandoned...
  • Meera Jasmine, not Kavya Madhavan finalised for 'Onnum Mindathe' 28-10-2013 04:48 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Meera Jasmine is ready to make a comeback. The actress, who made headlines for signing 'Mazhaneerthullikal' opposite Anoop Menon, is doing another film. Is reports are to be believed, she has replaced Kavya Madhavan in 'Onnum Mindathe'. While she plays the female lead, Jayaram plays the male...
  • Snapshot: Doesn't Meera Chopra remind you of cousin Priyanka Chopra? 17-10-2013 02:01 PM

    One glance at upcoming actress Meera Chopra and you think of her famous cousin Priyanka Chopra. The Delhi girl, who is a third cousin of Priyanka and Parineeti is all set to make her Bollywood debut in Satish Kuashik's 'Gangs of Ghost'. The film also features Mahie Gill and Sharman...
  • Satish Kaushik shoots with Anupam Kher for 'Gang of Ghost' 11-09-2013 01:33 AM

    Mumbai: The last schedule of Satish Kaushik's 'Gang of Ghost' commenced on Tuesday. The director will shoot with veteran actor Anupam Kher, who plays the ghost of a mill owner. "Last schedule of 'Gang Of Ghosts' starts today. Shooting my friend Anupam Kher who plays the ghost of Gendamal Hemraj,...
  • Actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik turns lyricist for 'Gang of Ghosts' 04-09-2013 12:01 AM

    Mumbai: Besides donning the director's hat and writing the dialogues for his upcoming film 'Gang of Ghosts', actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik has also penned the lyrics of a song for the film. The 57-year-old bought the rights of a Bengali song from the film 'Bhooter Bhabishyat', and adapted it into Hindi...
  • 'Sonna Puriyadhu' review: This Tamil film is only funny in parts 27-07-2013 04:21 PM

    Cast: Shiva, Vasundhara Kashyap, Mano Bala, Vatsala and Meera Krishnan; Director: Krishnan Jayaraj Rating: 2 out of 5 Shiva's films guarantee entertainment, but 'Sonna Puriyadhu', which revolves around Shiva, who is commitment phobic and hates the idea of marriage, fails in the effort of delivering a wholesome entertainer. What it...
  • 1920 London: Sharman Joshi, Meera Chopra to play the lead? 22-07-2013 10:51 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt has titled the third instalment of '1920' as '1920 London' and he is likely to begin shooting for the movie with Sharman Joshi and Meera Chopra in August. "The third instalment will soon go on floors in August. Sharman and Meera will play the lead in...
  • Priyanka Chopra is my competition, says Pakistani actress Meera 18-06-2013 01:14 PM

    Mumbai: Pakistani actress Meera is back in news because of her forthcoming film 'Bhadaas'. Directed by Ajay Yadav, this psycho thriller stars Meera in the lead role. Meera, after shooting for the film, had vanished from the country and refused to accommodate the makers for dubbing or promotion of the...
  • Actress Meera visits Imran Khan in hospital 15-05-2013 04:33 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistani actress Meera, who has acted in two Indian movies, Wednesday visited cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan in hospital where he is admitted since being injured during an election rally. The Lollywood actress inquired about the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief's health, Geo News reported. Meera later told media persons that she...
  • Veteran actor NTR statue unveiled in the Parliament today 07-05-2013 05:25 PM

    The legendary actor and former Chief minister of Telugu Desum Party Dr NT Rama Rao's statue has been unveiled at the Parliament today. The event was a conglomeration of politicians, family members and celebrities from the Southern film industry who participated at the event. Meera Kumar, speaker of Lok Sabha...
  • Career advice from sister Priyanka? Thanks, but no thanks, says Meera 03-05-2013 02:41 PM

    Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra's cousin Meera, who is making her Bollywood debut with Satish Kaushik's directorial venture 'Gang Of Ghosts', says she idolises her star cousin, but doesn't need tips from her. National Award-winning actress Priyanka made her debut in Bollywood with the 2003 film 'The Hero: Love Story of a...
  • Telugu film Greeku Veerudu' passes with U/A certificate 23-04-2013 05:53 PM

    Chennai: Akkineni Nagarjuna-starrer Telugu romantic-drama 'Greeku Veerudu' has been passed with U/A-certificate by the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) of India. It is releasing worldwide May 3. Confirming the same, a source from the film's unit told IANS: "The film has been passed with U/A-certificate with no cuts. Featuring...
  • Mohanlal to play an alcoholic in 'Ladies and Gentleman' 08-04-2013 10:18 AM

    Mohanlal will play a very different alcoholic in his new movie 'Ladies and Gentleman' coming from hitmaker Siddhique. The director who explains how he got hold of the star after a twenty years from their last in Vietnam Colony says that he was not that convinced as Lal agreed to...
  • First look: Teaser of Mohanlal starer 'Ladies and Gentleman' is out 05-04-2013 03:35 PM

    The teaser of upcoming Malayalam Comedy 'Ladies and Gentleman', written and directed by Siddique and starring superstar Mohanlal, Krish, J Sathaar, Meera Jasmine and Mamta Mohandas in the lead roles is out recently. Produced by Antony Perumbavoor under the banner of Aashirvad Cinemas, the film has music by ace composer...