Sameer

  • Bollywood extends support to arrested Sahara chief Subrata Roy 03-03-2014 09:54 AM

    Mumbai: Sahara chief Subrata Roy will appear before the Supreme Court on Tuesday. However, friends, especially those from the film industry, have extended their support to Roy. During a special press conference, they conveyed their personal opinion on the Sahara chief. "I have never heard anyone say anything bad about...
  • Indian short film 'Kush' among 10 Oscar hopefuls 23-11-2013 02:57 PM

    New Delhi: Indian director Shubhashish Bhutiani's short film 'Kush' has been short-listed by the Academy for 10 live-action shorts that will advance in the Oscar race. Three or five films out of these 10 films will be selected for Oscar nomination by the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch members....
  • Three Indian-origin men among Africa's 50 richest 14-11-2013 07:03 PM

    Three Indian-origin men are among the 50 richest persons in Africa this year, according to Forbes magazine. Vimal Shah, Sudhir Ruparelia and Naushad Merali figured in the list with a net worth of $1.6 billion, $1.1 billion and $430 million respectively. Shah, who ranks 18th on the list, is chief...
  • Former Star TV CEO Sameer Nair joins AAP 18-10-2013 11:06 PM

    New Delhi: Media entrepreneur and former CEO of Star TV, Sameer Nair, on Friday, joined Aam Aadmi Party and will support the party's Delhi Assembly election campaign. Nair, who had been following AAP since its launch, joined the party as "he wanted to contribute in the change that AAP is...
  • We will not lose Indian GP: Jaypee Group 13-10-2013 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: The future of Indian Grand Prix might be uncertain after this year's race but host Jaypee Sports International Limited's CEO Sameer Gaur says the country will not lose the Formula One event and will surely have two more races. Speculation is rife that Indian fans will see an...
  • Raghuram Rajan takes over as RBI governor 04-09-2013 05:10 PM

    Raghuram Rajan takes over as governor of the Reserve Bank of India in a difficult time. But the 50-year-old former IMF chief economist has already had a taste of working with the government: He was Chief Economic Advisor in the finance ministry under P Chidambaram. His move to the RBI...
  • Legislators's son-in-law shot at in Lucknow 31-08-2013 10:35 AM

    Lucknow: The son-in-law of a Samajwadi Party legislator and close associate of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav was shot at in the Uttar Pradesh capital Friday night, police said Saturday. The man was unhurt. Sameer, the son-in-law of member of legislative council Buqqal Nawaab, was driving past a shopping mall...
  • Government should treat the Indian GP as their own: Jaypee's Gaur 21-08-2013 11:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Chief Executive Officer-cum-Managing Director of Jaypee Sports International Sameer Gaur is hopeful that the premier motorsport event will make a grand comeback in India in 2015 after being pulled off in 2014. "We have a very sound contract with the F1 management. Bernie Ecclestone is a wise...
  • No proof against Amar, Amitabh in money laundering case: District authorities 31-07-2013 04:39 PM

    An official probe has found noevidence against Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, formerSP leader Amar Singh and his wife in the 2009 fraud and moneylaundering case against them. District authorities in their report to the Uttar Pradeshgovernment have said the case against the four accused doesnot hold as no proof was...
  • Indian GP organisers don't mind changing dates 30-07-2013 09:39 PM

    New Delhi: The organisers of the Indian Grand Prix say they are open to switching dates for the race, amid speculation that it could be scrapped from the Formula One calendar all together next season. "The October-November period suits us better both weather-wise as well as it being festive season,"...
  • Nagarjuna, every director's delight: Veerabhadram 08-04-2013 11:24 AM

    Chennai: Director Veerabhadram, who has teamed up with Akkineni Nagarjuna in upcoming Telugu action drama 'Bhai', says working with the actor was truly delightful. Veerabhadram's past films as a director include the successful Telugu films 'Aha Na Pellanta' and 'Poola Rangadu'."With just two films old in the industry, I was...
  • Is the media facing a serious credibility crisis? 28-11-2012 11:43 PM

    A Delhi court on Wednesday sent the two arrested Zee News editors, Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia, to two-day police custody in the alleged Jindal extortion case. ...
  • Jindals tried to bribe us first, says Zee CEO Alok Agarwal 28-11-2012 10:42 PM

    A Delhi court on Wednesday sent the two arrested Zee News editors, Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia, to two-day police custody in the alleged Jindal extortion case. ...
  • Jindal extortion case: Zee editors denied bail, sent to 2-day police custody 28-11-2012 10:27 PM

    A Delhi court on Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of 2 senior journalists of Zee News channel and remanded them to a two-day police custody. ...
  • Police acted under political pressure: Zee News lawyer 28-11-2012 08:21 PM

    The arrests on charges of extortion came following the registration of a case about 45 days ago on a complaint filed by Jindal's company with the Crime Branch of Delhi Police. ...
  • 'Luv Shuv' was an underdog: Director Sameer Sharma 09-11-2012 03:08 PM

    New Delhi: Director Sameer Sharma is happy that his 'underdog' film 'Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana' has been well received by audiences, and says it could have gone 'unnoticed'. Co-produced by Anurag Kashyap and UTV Motion Pictures, the movie was made within a budget of Rs.3 crore, but it managed...
  • 'Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana': Tweet Review 02-11-2012 10:13 AM

    New Delhi: Produced by Anurag Kashyap and directed by Sameer Sharma, 'Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana' stars Kunal Kapoor, Huma Qureshi and Rajesh Sharma in the lead roles. A clean shaven Kunal Kapoor (Omi) returns to India in order to avoid a confrontation with a local gangster in London. He...
  • Friday Release: Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana 01-11-2012 06:32 PM

    New Delhi: Anurag Kashyap is a busy producer as well. He is coming up with another film after Aiyyaa. Sameer Sharmas debut directorial venture Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana is going to hit the screens on November 2. The film stars Kunal Kapoor, Huma Qureshi and Rajesh Sharma in the...
  • CJ Web Chat: Citizens & Traffic Management 26-11-2011 09:38 PM

    Connect on the Net: CJ Sameer Mehta's web chat on how citizens can help address traffic issues in their city ...
  • Be a CJ Roadie: Win a cool Handycam 23-11-2011 03:56 PM

    Share videos and pictures with suggestions to deal with traffic woes. Here's CJ Sameer Mehta's video blog with more. ...