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  • Om Puri: If I don't get work, I will retire 23 hours 35 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Om Puri says filmmakers here do not write roles for older actors which leaves them with no choice but to retire. "There are not many roles written for older actors and it gets difficult to get exciting roles today unlike the west. In western countries, there are roles...
  • Om Puri quits smoking after undergoing mouth surgery July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: A cancer scare caused by an intimidating white patch in his mouth had all of actor Om Puri's friends and well-wishers worried after the report of the physical irregularity was out. But after a recent mouth surgery, he is fine and says he has kicked the butt. The veteran actor...
  • 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' trailer: It is Om Puri vs Helen Mirren in a battle of cuisines July 10, 2014

    What happens when a happy-go-lucky Indian family crosses path with one of France's most celebrated chefs? The latest Lasse Hallstrom film 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' features Manish Dayal, Om Puri, Juhi Chawla and Helen Mirren in this warm tale of cross-cultural cuisines. The film is based on a novel by the...
  • Teachers' recruitment scam; HC extends bail of seven convicts July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday extended till July 25 the interim bail of seven convicts in the Junior Basic Teachers' recruitment scam case also involving former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala and his MLA-son Ajay Chautala. A bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul granted the relief to seven...
  • Notice to CBI on Chautala bail plea June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file its reply on pleas for interim bail by former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala. Justice S. Mridul issued notice to the CBI on the bail application of Chautala and posted the matter...
  • Two more arrested in BJP leader Om Vir Singh's murder case June 16, 2014

    Two more persons have been arrested in Muzaffarnagar for allegedly being involved in the killing of BJP leader Om Vir Singh with police on Monday saying that they have also recovered the licensed revolver of the deceased which the assailants had snatched at the time of the crime. According to Circle...
  • Om Vir Singh murder case: Notice issued against doctor for sheltering accused June 14, 2014

    The health department has issued a show cause notice to a doctor for cancellation of his licence and started inquiry of his hospital after he was arrested for allegedly sheltering the accused in the murder of local BJP leader Om Vir Singh on Friday. A notice was issued against Dr Ramkumar...
  • Actor Inder Kumar, accused of assault and rape, released on bail June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Inder Kumar, who was arrested on charges of rape, was released on bail here Tuesday, said his manager. He was granted bail Monday, said his manager Om Lakhani. "The police could not find any evidence against him and he was granted bail yesterday against a bond of Rs.30,000," Lakhani told...
  • 3 BJP MLAs resign from Rajasthan Assembly May 29, 2014

    Three BJP MLAs on Thursday resigned from Rajasthan Assembly after they were elected as MPs in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections. The three MPs -- Om Birla, Bahadur Koli and Santosh Ahlawat, who were elected to the Lok Sabha from Kota, Bharatpur and Jhunjhunu seats respectively, submitted their resignation to...
  • NDA taking false credit for developing Varanasi ghats, claims Om Prakash Singh May 28, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday claimed that the newly-formed NDA government was taking false credit for sanctioning Rs 18 crore for the development of Varanasi Ghats as the fund has already been sanctioned by the UPA-II government. "Nearly Rs 18 crore which is claimed of being sanctioned by the newly-formed NDA...
  • Om Mathur the frontrunner for BJP President post: sources May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Om Mathur is the frontrunner for the party's President post, say sources. Prime Minister and BJP Parliamentary Party leader Narendra Modi is also in favour of Mathur. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is also backing Mathur for the post. The other two contenders for the post...
  • Amit Shah, JP Nadda, Om Mathur in the race for next BJP chief: Sources May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed, the Bharatiya Janata Party is considering the names of Amit Shah, JP Nadda and Om Mathur for the post of the party president. Early this morning, former BJP president and Home Minister Rajnath Singh met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to discuss the...
  • BJP leader Om Mathur calls Jaswant Singh's revolt unfair, says he should have avoided contesting polls independently May 24, 2014

    BJP leader Om Mathur on Saturday said that Jaswant Singh's revolt on denial of a ticket was unfair and he should have avoided contesting the Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate. "Revolt by senior leader like Jaswant Singh on denial of a ticket was unfair. There may be reasons for...
  • Modi's successor will continue development work in Gujarat: BJP May 13, 2014

    Om Prakash Mathur of the Gujarat BJP said that a meeting was called on Tuesday to take stock of development work in Gujarat because Narendra Modi may not be in office for long. ...
  • Voters flock polling booths, balloting remains peaceful May 12, 2014

    Voters turned up early and long queues formed at polling booths in Bihar on Monday as balloting began peacefully for six parliamentary seats in the last phase of India's general election, officials said. Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakhshaman said long queues were seen in initial two hours and in some...
  • I'm playing Kayani in a biopic about Malala Yousafzai: Om Puri April 2, 2014

    Islamabad: Bollywood actor Om Puri is set to play the role of former Pakistani Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in a biopic on teenage rights activist Mala Yousafzai. "I am playing Kayani in a biopic about Malala Yousafzai. I was impressed with his reaction to the incident," Puri,...
  • Campaign on hold as UP leaders take Holi break March 17, 2014

    Canvassing can wait for now! Holi, the festival of colours, on Monday became a "temporary ceasefire", as politics was pushed to the backseat in Uttar Pradesh, and battle-ready leaders took part in celebrations in their constituencies. "It's a big festival and we all enjoy it, so where does the question of...
  • CMO suspended after lady doctors allege misbehaviour March 7, 2014

    Hazaribagh district Chief Medical Officer Dr Om Prakash Arya has been suspended on charge of misbehaving with lady doctors and medical staff at the Sadar Hospital in Hazaribagh. "The suspension letter was handed over to him after the state health department sent it on Thursday," Deputy Commissioner Sunil Kumar told reporters. He...
  • Over 400 constables dismissed for violating rules to be reappointed March 4, 2014

    Over 400 police constables in Uttarakhand, who were dismissed for violating rules by applying for their job from two districts simultaneously, will be re-inducted into the force. Uttarakhand government has decided to reappoint 424 constables dismissed for sending in their job applications from two districts simultaneously, Principal Secretary (Home) Om Prakash...
  • 'Om Shanti Oshaana' stubs out onscreen smoking February 22, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: At a time when onscreen smoking finds place in films under the guise of creative freedom, a Malayalam movie is promoting public health. Recently released 'Om Shanti Oshaana', a romantic movie directed by Jude Antony Joseph, it subtly drives home tobacco harms and makes a public commitment against onscreen smoking. It...
  • 'Om Shanti Oshaana' stubs out onscreen smoking February 19, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: At a time when onscreen smoking finds place in films under the guise of creative freedom, a Malayalam movie is promoting public health. Recently released 'Om Shanti Oshaana', a romantic movie directed by Jude Antony Joseph, it subtly drives home tobacco harms and makes a public commitment against onscreen smoking. It...
  • Shot putter Om Prakash wins gold at Asian Indoor Athletics February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Shot putter Om Prakash Singh Karhana On Sunday gave the lone gold to India in the 6th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships as he won the gold medal on the second and final day of the event at Hangzhou, China. Om Prakash threw the iron ball to a distance of...
  • 'Om Shanti Oshana' trailer: Will it strike gold at the box-office? February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Malayalam film starring Nivin Pauly and Nazriya Nazim has hit the screens now. The film's trailer looks promising, but will it be able to strike the gold at the box-office? Take a look at the trailer. ...
  • 'Heartless' review: Shekhar Suman's film is a spoof, not an adaptation of 'Awake' February 8, 2014

    Cast: Adhyayan Suman, Ariana Ayam, Om Puri Director: Shekhar Suman Actor Shekhar Suman has earned huge attention with his comedic skills, well-crafted acts, and a powerful connect with the audience in his TV shows. This is precisely why when he started promoting 'Heartless' we all felt he'd earn the same adulation for...
  • 'Om Dar B Dar' review: Still ahead of its time, this film will challenge your depth January 18, 2014

    Cast: Anita Kanwar, Lalit Tiwari, Gopi Desai, Manish Gupta, Aditya Lakhia Director: Kamal Swaroop When I got the news that PVR is releasing 'Om Dar B Dar' after 25 years of its 'origin', I felt 'different'. Was the film incomprehensible in 1988, was it made ahead of its time, and are we...
  • 'Om Dar B Dar' trailer: Is this India's most original film? January 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Director Kamal Swaroop's 'Om Dar B Dar' has transformed into a 'cult' film even without seeing a wide release ever. The film was made in 1988 and now, after 25 years PVR is going to release the film in its special section 'Director's Rare', which promotes alternative cinema....
  • Watch: Trailer of Krishna Ajay Rao-Shravya's 'Rose' January 5, 2014

    The wait is finally over. All those who have been waiting for the trailer of upcoming Kannada film 'Rose', here it is. The film stars Krishna Ajay Rao and Shravya, daughter of filmmaker Om Prakash Rao in lead roles. The upcoming romantic film has been written and directed by Shana...
  • Independent MP Om Prakash Yadav withdraws support from UPA December 27, 2013

    Independent MP Om Prakash Yadav on Friday withdrew his support to the UPA government over issues of alleged corruption, price rise and political vendetta against leaders of the Opposition by the government. Yadav, who has been warming up to the BJP for sometime praised its prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi as...
  • Amitabh Bachchan was called unconventional: Naseeruddin Shah December 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Naseeruddin Shah is undoubtedly one of the best performers on the Indian screen. Despite his atypical looks, he managed to make a mark for himself in both parallel and commercial films, but gives credit to Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan for paving the way for unconventional looking heroes in the...
  • Our film will be special: Deepika on working with Salman November 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone is yet to share screen space with Salman Khan, but says whenever they will do a film together, it will be a 'special' one. "I want to work with Salman. I am really looking forward to work with him. Whenever Salman and I will come together, it...