Menon

  • 'Main Hoon Rajinikanth' a tribute to thalaivar: Adithya Menon 4 days ago

    Chennai: Southern actor Adithya Menon, who has worked in films such as 'Villua' and 'Eega', says his upcoming Hindi film 'Main Hoon Rajinikanth' is a a 'tribute' to the Tamil superstar and is not intended to portray him in a 'bad light'. Actor Rajinikanth Wednesday petitioned in Madras High Court for...
  • I was apprehensive about playing Shahid Kapoor's mother in 'Haider'; Vishal Bhardwaj had a tough time convincing me: Tabu September 4, 2014

    The relationship between Shakespeare's tragic hero Hamlet and his mother Gertrude has always been a reason for discourse and debate among literature students and filmmakers. The haunted son, the seemingly apathetic mother, the struggle for power, have all been adapted on stage, in fiction and in films, over time. Next month,...
  • 'Bombay Velvet' release date shifted to May 2015; Kay Kay Menon says Anurag Kashyap won't release till he is satisfied September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Kay Kay Menon supports Anurag Kashyap's decision to release 'Bombay Velvet' next year and says that the director shows his work only when he is a hundred percent satisfied. 'Bombay Velvet' was initially slated to come out Nov 28, but now it will hit the screens in May 2015....
  • Why Paresh Rawal's performance in 'Raja Natwarlal' is one of the best con acts you've seen in Bollywood August 29, 2014

    "Every great magic trick consists of three parts or acts. The first part is called 'The Pledge'. The magician shows you something ordinary: a deck of cards, a bird or a man. The second act is called 'The Turn'. The magician takes the ordinary something and makes it do something...
  • Emraan never takes tension, comes prepared with his scenes on the set: Kay Kay Menon August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Kay Kay Menon, who teamed up with Emraan Hashmi for the first time in forthcoming con film "Raja Natwarlal", marvels over his costar's dedication and professionalism. Emraan will be seen as the conman who is out to take revenge from bad guy Kay Kay in the Kunal Deshmukh's directorial...
  • I am coming back to the basics with 'Raja Natwarlal', a commercial entertainer: Emraan Hashmi August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: After playing a man overpowered by witches and an amnesia patient in his last two ventures, actor Emraan Hashmi is back to playing a mischiefmaker onscreen in 'Raja Natwarlal', which he says is not a superficial con film. The 35yearold actor has donned the role of a scamster in...
  • New song 'Aao na' from Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' is a great mix of moving lyrics and modern pulsating beats August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: This will make your Wednesday afternoon a little brighter. The first song for the eagerlyanticipated Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' was released yesterday on YouTube. The song, titled 'Aao na' has been composed and sung by Vishal Dadlani. The lyrics have been penned by Gulzar. The latest film in the...
  • Watch: Emraan Hashmi, Deepak Tijori teach 'taporigiri' in the new song 'Dukki tikki' from 'Raja Natwarlal' August 7, 2014

    After dabbling with hatke roles in the recent past, Emraan Hashmi comes back to his comfort zone with Kunal Deshmukh's 'Raja Natwarlal'. In this new track from the film, Emraan is seen imparting lessons in charsobeesi and taporigiri. Sleight of hand, conning and smoothtalking Emraan seems to know it...
  • Watch: First look of Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' July 9, 2014

    The latest film in the Shakespeare influenced trilogy by filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, the first trailer for 'Haider' was released on Tuesday. Featuring an impressive starcast including Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is an adaptation of Bard's 'Hamlet', and set to hit the theatres on...
  • 'For the shoot, I was Haider. And now, Haider is me': Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor are brutally honest with fans on a Twitter chat July 9, 2014

    Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays a dark character in his upcoming film 'Haider', says although he prepared for the role the nagging thought that he's not 'good enough' for it kept haunting him throughout the shoot.An adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy 'Hamlet', the film, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, is set...
  • 'Haider': From dark themes to spinechilling acting, here are 5 reasons why we're looking forward to the film July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: It is finally here. 'Haider', an adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' is the third in the series by noted filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj. Boasting of a brilliant star cast that includes Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is set against the backdrop of modernday Kashmir....
  • Watch: 'Haider' trailer shows Shahid Kapoor consumed with revenge July 8, 2014

    The latest film in the Shakespeare influenced trilogy by filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, the first trailer for 'Haider' was released today. Featuring an impressive starcast including Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is an adaptation of Bard's 'Hamlet', and set to hit the theatres on October...
  • Malayalam film 'Bangalore Days' now to be remade in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi July 3, 2014

    Three cousins from Kerala go on to finding their dreams in the criticallyacclaimed Malayalam film 'Bangalore Days'. Directed by 'Kerala Cafe' filmmaker Anjali Menon, 'Bangalore Days' revolves around the three cousins. Starring noted actors Dulquer Salmaan, Fahadh Faasil, Nivin Pauly, Nazriya Nazim, Parvathy Menon, Isha Talwar and Nithya Menen, the film...
  • Anurag Kashyap: I'd like to tell longer stories on the small screen June 29, 2014

    Leh: Innumerable melodramatic family dramas and romantic sagas are currently dominating the small screen and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is hoping to break the clutter with his finite series "Yudh". He says if the medium allows "good" tales, he's ready to make more for it. "Yudh", due to go on air in...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: For me 'Yudh' has been an amazing experience June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, all set to make his grand fiction debut on television with 'Yudh', hopes that the unique story of the series will help him connect to a larger audience. 'Yudh' boasts of a plethora of talent in its writing and casting departments, led by Bachchan's...
  • Two Indian journalists virtually expelled from Pakistan May 14, 2014

    Islamabad/New Delhi: The two Indian journalists posted to Pakistan have been virtually expelled by the Pakistan government without assigning any reasons. Press Trust of India's (PTI) Snehesh Alex Philip and The Hindu's Meena Menon received letters late on Tuesday night from the Pakistan government informing them that their visas are...
  • Pakistan asks two Indian journalists to leave country in a week May 10, 2014

    Islamabad: Two Indian journalists Meena Menon of 'The Hindu' and Snehesh Alex Philip of the Press Trust of India (PTI) based in Islamabad have been asked to leave Pakistan in a week's time after their visas were not renewed for the last two months. The Pakistan government has not given...
  • When you play Hamlet you realise what a complex part it is: Shahid Kapoor March 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who just wrapped up the shooting of his upcoming film 'Haider', says it was one of the most challenging movies of his career. 'Haider', which is an adaptation of Shakespearean tragedy Hamlet stars Shahid, 33, in the titular role opposite newbie actress Shraddha Kapoor. The...
  • Computers of defence establishment hacked March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major security breach, around 50 computers belonging to the armed forces and the DRDO were hacked sometime back and classified files could have been compromised. Apparently in view of the development, an advisory has been issued to the Services that computers having internet facility should be kept...
  • Siddharth sheds boy-next-door image in 'Jigarthanda' March 5, 2014

    Chennai: Popularly known for his romantic roles in several southern films, actor Siddharth says forthcoming Tamil gangster-drama 'Jigarthanda', has given him the opportunity to shed his boy-next-door image. Siddharth has essayed romantic roles in films such as 'Koncham Ishtam Koncham Kashtam' and 'Love Failure'. "I'm known for my boy-next-door kind of roles...
  • PM arrives in Myanmar for BIMSTEC summit March 3, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Myanmar on Monday to attend the BIMSTEC Summit, making a strong pitch for giving a fillip to India's Look East policy and explore ways to enhance connectivity, transport, trade, tourism and other linkages to all the northeastern states. Singh, who is travelling...
  • Not nervous to release 'Naan Sigappu' with 'Kochadaiiyaan': Thiru February 25, 2014

    Chennai: Director Thiru says he's not nervous about releasing Tamil thriller 'Naan Sigappu Manithan' alongside superstar Rajinikanth-starrer 'Kochadaiiyaan' on April 11. As of now, he is only concerned about completing the film before the release date. "I'm not going to compete with any film and nor am I nervous to release...
  • London Bridge: Watch Prithviraj, Andrea in the trailer January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Prithviraj Sukumaran is all set to enthrall his fans once again with 'London Bridge'. The film will also feature Andrea Jeremiah, Nanditha Raj and Mukesh in important roles. Directed by Anil C Menon, the film is scheduled to be released on February 1, 2014. ...
  • Sunanda case: Police to probe all possibilities, son rubbishes suicide reports January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police will now start its investigations into the death of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. The subdivisional magistrate's preliminary inquiry report says Pushkar died of poisoning, but her death has to be probed further. The onus is now on the police to establish whether...
  • Son rubbishes reports of Sunanda committing suicide January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Speaking for the first time since his mother's death, Shiv Menon in a statement said on Tuesday that Sunanda Pushkar was too strong to commit suicide. He also expressed his shock over the theories related to her death doing the rounds in media. "Anyone who knew my mother...
  • Snapshot: Husband Shashi Tharoor, son Shiv Menon immerse Sunanda Pushkar's ashes in Haridwar January 21, 2014

    Sunanda Pushkar's husband and Union minister Shashi Tharoor and her son Shiv Menon were seen immersing her ashes in Ganga in Haridwar on Monday. Pushkar passed away on January 17 of a suspected drug overdose. ...
  • Malayalam actor Fahadh Faasil to marry Nazriya Nasim in August January 21, 2014

    Kochi: Malayalam actors Fahadh Faasil and Nazriya Nazim, known as hearthrobs of Mollywood, will exchange wedding vows in August this year. Fahadh's director father Faazil told reporters in Alapuzha that the marriage would take place in August this year but that the date was yet to be fixed. He said both families...