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  • Ruckus in J&K Assembly over 'bias' remark by NC member 3 days ago

    Jammu: Jammu & Kashmir Assembly witnessed ruckus after ruling BJP and PDP members slammed National Conference member Javed Rana for accusing Speaker Kavinder Gupta of being "biased" and demanded action against him. Trouble started as soon as House met for the day with BJP and PDP members protesting against the...
  • 'Dirty Politics': Giving politicians a bad name March 7, 2015

    Film: 'Dirty Politics' Cast: Mallika Sherawat, Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff, Ashutosh Rana, Atul Kulkarni and Sushant Singh Director: K.C. Bokadia Rating: *1/2 The pot-bellied grotesque politician from Rajasthan used to be the face of politics in India at a time when the Chautalas were doing their 'ghotalas'. With a new crop...
  • SS Rajamouli's period drama 'Baahubali' set to release on May 15 March 5, 2015

    Hyderabad: Putting an end to speculations on its release date, the first part of the much-hyped Indian epic film 'Baahubali', featuring Prabhas and Rana Dagubbati, is set to hit the screens on May 15. "Today the whole 'Baahubali' team is very happy because we have completed the entire talkie (part of...
  • 'Ab Tak Chhappan 2' review: The film is an entirely pointless sequel February 27, 2015

    Director: Ejaz Gulab Cast: Vikram Gokhale, Govind Namdeo, Gul Panag, Nana Patekar, Ashutosh Rana Ab Tak Chhappan 2 is an entirely pointless sequel, a film that has frankly no business to exist. It has neither plot nor relevance, and even at a running time of 1 hour and 41 minutes, it feels...
  • 'Ab Tak Chhappan 2' Tweet Reveiw: This Nana Patekar-starrer comes across as a half-hearted attempt February 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Nana Patekar had impressed one and all with tough-cop role in 'Ab Tak Chhappan'. The actor had played an encounter specialist in the film and was praised by critics for its brilliant and realistic portrayal of the Mumbai police force. Almost a decade later, the sequel 'Ab Tak...
  • 5 reasons why 'Ab Tak Chappan 2' will be an interesting watch February 25, 2015

    'Ab Tak Chappan 2', starring Nana Patekar, Mohan Agashe, Gul Panag and Ashutosh Rana in key roles, is a sequel to the Shimit Amin directed 2004 release 'Ab Tak Chhappan'. Slated to hit the theatres on February 27, we have listed out five awesome reasons why this film deserves your...
  • S.S. Rajamouli's 'Baahubali' starring Prabhas Varma, Rana Daggubati to release in May February 24, 2015

    Chennai: Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli's highly anticipated Telugu-Tamil bilingual period-drama 'Baahubali', which has been on floors for nearly two years, will release worldwide May 22. "The makers are planning for a big release on May 22. It's going to release in record number of theatres all over. The team is currently busy...
  • Was Arvind Kejriwal offered a role in Mallika Sherawat's 'Dirty Politics'? February 19, 2015

    If you thought Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's meteoric rise to power was a bit theatrical, wait till you hear the latest news making the rounds. According to a media report, Kejriwal was offered the role of a journalist in the film 'Dirty Politics', which also features actress Mallika Sherawat. According to...
  • Dadasaheb Phalke Award-winning filmmaker Daggubati Ramanaidu passes away at 79 February 18, 2015

    Hyderabad: Renowned Telugu producer D. Ramanaidu, who holds the record of producing films in the maximum number of Indian languages, breathed his last here Wednesday. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma Bhushan awardee was 79. "Ramanaidu, who was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, passed away at a private hospital. His...
  • 'Pataas' a much needed hit for Kalyan Ram; the film has minted about Rs 8 crore in the opening weekend January 28, 2015

    Chennai: After a series of flops, actor-producer Kalyan Ram has tasted success in the form of his latest Telugu release "Pataas", which is turning out to be a sleeper hit. The film has minted about Rs. 8 crore in its opening weekend. "Not only has 'Pataas' minted money, but it has...
  • 'Baby' review: The film is a khichdi of influences, uneven film January 23, 2015

    Director: Neeraj Pandey Cast: Akshay Kumar, Zachary Coffin, Rana Daggubati, Danny Denzongpa Borrowing its structure from Zero Dark Thirty, its climax from Argo, its intention from Nikhil Advani's D-Day, and its occasionally jingoistic tone from your standard Bollywood B-movie, Baby, directed by Neeraj Pandey, is a khichdi of influences, and an...
  • Rana Daggubati condoles the demise of M.S. Narayana January 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Telugu film actor Rana Daggubati Friday condoled the demise of veteran Telugu comedian M.S. Narayana. Narayana, who had over 750 films to his credit, passed away Friday due to kidney-related ailments. He was 63. Rana, whose last Tamil outing was the Ajith Kumar-starrer 'Arrambam', took to micro-blogging site Twitter to...
  • I completely relied on Neeraj Pandey and his script for 'Baby'; became a director's actor: Akshay Kumar January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar says he completely relied on his director Neeraj Pandey while playing an undercover agent in their upcoming film 'Baby'. Akshay, 47, who has played law enforcement officers in his earlier films like 'Holiday', 'Rowdy Rathore', 'Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo' among others, said he went to the...
  • 'Rudhramadevi': Allu Arjun will prove to be a terrifying antagonist for Anushka Shetty in Gunasekhar's next January 14, 2015

    Here's a treat for all Allu Arjun fans! The actor has just revealed a poster from his upcoming film 'Rudhramadevi', where he portrays the role of warrior Gona Ganna Reddy in Gunasekhar's upcoming film.Anushka Shetty will be seen as Rudrama Devi, the 13th century revered Telugu queen of the Kakatiya...
  • Have been a fan of Neeraj Pandey's films; he is an honest filmmaker: Rana Daggubati January 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Rana Daggubati, who will be seen in Neeraj Pandey's 'Baby', says he is a huge fan of the filmmaker's work. "I have been a fan of Neeraj's films, especially 'A Wednesday!'. In this corrupt film world, he is one filmmaker who is stuck to honesty and integrity. He makes films...
  • Rana Daggubati excited to reunite with Bipasha Basu January 10, 2015

    Mumbai: After setting the screen on fire with their chemistry in 'Dum Maaro Dum', Rana Daggubati and Bipasha Basu are again coming together for 'Nia' and the actor can't wait to begin shooting for the film. Daggubati, 30, who is best known for starring in Telegu films, will be seen...
  • NC urges Modi government to engage Pakistan to end ceasefire violations January 9, 2015

    Jammu: Urging the Centre to engage Pakistan in a meaningful dialogue for ending ceasefire violations on International Border, National Conference on Friday sought for a viable package to ensure safe shelters for border dwellers. In a resolution adopted by the party's provincial committee at a high-level meeting here, NC also...
  • Snapshot: Actress Adah Sharma posts photo from the sets of Puneeth Rajkumar's 'Rana Vikrama' January 7, 2015

    Bollywood actress Adah Sharma seems very ecstatic with her debut in the Kannada film industry. She recently posted a photo from the sets of the film 'Rana Vikrama', starring Puneet Rajkumar. Posing with a bunch of flower garlands, the actress said that she was shooting with 'fools'. Haha! ...
  • Making of 'Baahubali': New video premiered at the Mumbai Comic Con features special effects used in this SS Rajamouli magnum opus December 23, 2014

    The makers of 'Baahubali' have released a video that gives an insight into the making of the film. Directed by SS Rajamouli, the film stars Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah Bhatia and Sathyaraj in the lead roles. 'Baahubali' is being made in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, and is expected to...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Dutt's fifer gives Tripura upper hand against Jharkhand December 21, 2014

    Dhanbad: Rana Dutt grabbed five wickets in a brilliant pace-bowling spell as Tripura took early control of their Ranji Trophy cricket match against Jharkhand on the opening day here on Sunday. Dutt ripped through the Jharkhand top-order batting line-up with figures of 5/64 while his pace colleagues Manisankar Murasingh and Abhijit...
  • 'Baby' trailer: It clearly puts forth the premise and mood of the film December 6, 2014

    Rarely do we get to see trailers in Hindi cinema that raise the bar along with the curiosity for the film. Going by that yardstick alone director Neeraj Pandey's 'Baby' reveals nothing, but says everything about the film that looks slick and intriguing. The trailer begins with a grand aerial...
  • Here's why 'Baahubali' cast and crew went to Bulgaria for a shoot December 5, 2014

    Fans of Prabhas and Rana Daggubati will be happy to read that the magnum opus 'Baahubali' is progressing briskly. The latest news is that the team has gone to Bulgaria for shooting. The reason behind such a far away location is, according to sources, that some critical scenes need to...
  • Neeraj Pandey is clear about what he wants on the screen: Rana Daggubati December 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Southern film actor Rana Daggubati, who is working with director Neeraj Pandey for the first time in "Baby", is impressed with the way the latter visualises cinema and hails him as a "comfortable taskmaster". Sharing his experience of working with the "Special 26" director, Rana said: "He is a very...
  • Rana Daggubati thinks period films are heroic and powerful November 24, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Rana Daggubati says he didn't mind working in two back-to-back Telugu period films 'Baahubali' and 'Rudhramadevi' because he finds them "heroic" and "powerful". "I didn't mind doing two back-to-back period films because they may be offbeat, yet it's so heroic and powerful," Rana told IANS. "I wouldn't be surprised if...
  • Shuttlers Anand Pawar, Saili Rana in Scottish Open quarters November 21, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers Anand Pawar and Saili Rane reached the quarter-finals of their respective categories at the $50,000 Scottish Open Grand Prix. Men's singles seventh seed Pawar defeated Dutch Erik Meijs 21-17, 21-17 in 43 minutes at the Emirates Arena. With the win the Mumbaikar extended his career record to 3-0...