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  • 'Pataas' a much needed hit for Kalyan Ram; the film has minted about Rs 8 crore in the opening weekend 19 hours 6 minutes ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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...
  • National Conference has progressive agenda: Devender Singh Rana November 2, 2014

    Jammu: In the run-up to the assembly poll, the ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday said it had a progressive agenda for all three regions of the state and was contesting the election on development plank. The party would notch up its highest-ever tally of seats in Jammu...
  • Nagrota to be developed as model across Jammu region: Devender Singh Rana October 27, 2014

    Jammu: Senior National Conference leader Devender Singh Rana on Sunday said that a strong edifice would be laid to make Nagrota Assembly constituency a model across the Jammu region. "A beginning has already been made during recent years and the tempo to transform will get big push with National Conference forming...
  • Shelling on border act of desperation by Pakistan: NC October 7, 2014

    Jammu: The shelling on border is an act of desperation by "politically unstable" Pakistan which is emerging as a serious threat to peace in sub-continent, ruling National Conference said on Tuesday. "Silence of guns after the ceasefire agreement during the tenure of (former prime minister) Atal Bihari Vajpayee had instilled...
  • Asian Games: Indians finish 4th, 5th in 50km race walk October 1, 2014

    Incheon: Sandeep Kumar and Basanta Bahadur Rana failed to add to India's medal tally as they finished fourth and fifth in the men's 50km race walk event of the 17th Asian Games here on Wednesday. Sandeep Kumar and Basanta Rana were sixth and seventh -- the final two places -- before...
  • J&K: NC seeks 'massive' funding for reconstruction work September 29, 2014

    Jammu: Expressing concern over loss of life and property due to floods and landslides in the state, the National Conference on Monday sought a massive central assistance for rehabilitation of flood victims and reconstruction of damaged infrastructure. "We seek a massive central assistance for rehabilitation of flood sufferers and reconstruction...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to flag off CRPF marathon on October 12 September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket star Sachin Tendulkar will flag off the first-ever 'unity' marathon run being hosted here by the country's largest paramilitary CRPF on October 12. The force will conduct 'Run for Unity' half-marathon as part of celebrating 75 years of its raising in 2014. "Master blaster Sachin...
  • 'Desi Kattey' review: The film is sordid and a painfully long affair September 26, 2014

    Cast: Jay Bhanushali, Akhil Kapur, Ashutosh Rana, Tia Bajpai, Sasha Agha, Suniel Shetty, Murli Sharma Director: Anand Kumar Running time:: 2 hours 23 minutes Rating: 1/5 New Delhi: Director Anand Kumar's latest film 'Desi Kattey' hit the screens today. Starring television actor Jay Bhanushali and Vinod Khanna's nephew Akhil Kapur in leading roles, the...
  • Asian Games coach Manoj Rana, gymnast Chandan Pathak accused of harassing girl in training camp September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A woman gymnast accused Asian Games coach Monoj Rana and an international level gymnast Chandan Pathak of making obscene and lewd remarks against her at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex in New Delhi on Wednesday. The accusation comes just days before the start of the Asian Games in...
  • Indian walkers going extra mile for Asiad medals September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian race walkers are going the extra mile as they target medals at the Asian Games, starting on Friday in the South Korean city of Incheon. Olympian Irfan Thodi, who finished 10th at the 2012 London Olympics, Ganapathy K. and Khusbir Kaur are India's hopes in the 20km walk...
  • Phoolan Devi murder case: Sher Singh Rana sentenced to life imprisonment August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Sher Singh Rana, convicted for the murder of Samajwadi Party MP Phoolan Devi, has been sentenced to life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1 lakh by a Delhi court on Thursday. Prosecution lawyer Manisha Sharma said that the court did not find the case rarest of rare...
  • Phoolan murder: Court to pronounce quantum of sentence on August 14 August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday fixed August 14 for pronouncing the quantum of sentence against Sher Singh Rana for the murder of banditturnedpolitician Phoolan Devi here in 2001 with the prosecution seeking death penalty for him. Additional Sessions Judge Bharat Parashar reserved...
  • Sher Singh Rana convicted in Phoolan Devi murder case, 10 others acquitted August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has convicted Sher Singh Rana for the murder of Samajwadi Party MP Phoolan Devi, who was gunned down in 2001 in New Delhi. Rana has been convicted under Section 302 and Section 307 of the Indian Penel Code and the court will pronounce the quantum...
  • Why Ashutosh Rana as Alia Bhatt's father in 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' is every lovestruck boy's nightmare July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Seriously. It is all in the eyes. Don't you remember the heroes and villains locked in a deathstare? The one who blinks first, loses. One of the things that caught our attention in the latest film 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya' apart from Alia Bhatt's over the top makeup...