SHADOW

  • Robert Downey Jr. used to sing for charity December 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Downey Jr. says he used to sing in shopping centres to raise money for music education. The 49-year-old says he produced a series of unplanned concerts, reports contactmusic.com. "When I was growing up, it was a given that if you wanted to have that initial exploration into music,...
  • Congress forms Shadow Cabinet panels after denial of LoP status November 7, 2014

    New Delhi Unfazed by denial of the Leader of the Opposition status in Lok Sabha, Congress has formed several Shadow Cabinet committees along with Twitter handles as part of moves to be an effective opposition. Seven Shadow Cabinet committees have been formed ahead of the Winter Session of Parliament beginning on...
  • 'Boy meets girl, boy rapes girl, boy marries girl': Thai soaps trigger outcry over romanticising rape October 17, 2014

    Bangkok: In a famous scene from Thailand's award-winning soap opera "The Power of Shadows," the handsome protagonist gets drunk and rapes the leading lady. He later begs her forgiveness, and they live happily ever after. Boy Meets Girl, Boy Rapes Girl, Boy Marries Girl. The premise is so common in Thailand's...
  • Prasoon Joshi calls his special poem for Dilip Kumar his 'tribute to the legend' June 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Celebrated writerlyricist Prasoon Joshi, who penned a special poem for the launch of Dilip Kumar's autobiography, says it was his way of paying tribute to the living legend. The autobiography, "The Substance and The Shadow" compiled by Udaya Tara Nayar, was launched at a glittering ceremony here Monday evening. At the...
  • Dilip Kumar's autobiography narrates details of his career, marriage and 'bitter breakup' with Madhubala June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Thespian actor Dilip Kumar narrates in detail his wedding to yesteryear Bollywood hearthrob Saira Banu in an autobiography set for launch in Mumbai on June 7. Numerous unknown aspects of the life and times of the cinematic legend, who began as a "diffident novice" in Hindi cinema in the early...
  • Keira Knightley is tired of playing tragic roles January 22, 2014

    London: Actress Keira Knightley says she's so tired of her characters dying in her previous movies that she decided to take a 'fun' part in 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'. The 28yearold chose to appear in the action film because it was different from some of her recent roles, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I got...
  • Watch: Fatima Bhutto on her new book 'The shadow of the crescent moon' November 2, 2013

    Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto released her book and spoke on Pakistan and terrorism. Bhutto released 'The shadow of the crescent moon' in Delhi recently. Speaking on the border tensions between India and Pakistan notwithstanding, Bhutto said that people of the two countries desire peace and they should not be divided. ...
  • 'Bionic man' makes debut at Washington's Air and Space Museum October 18, 2013

    Washington: A firstever walking, talking "bionic man" built entirely out of synthetic body parts made his Washington debut on Thursday. The robot with a human face unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum was built by London's Shadow Robot Co to showcase medical breakthroughs in bionic body parts...
  • Watch: Modi remains culpable for 2002 Gujarat riots, says Amitav Ghosh September 16, 2013

    Indian author Amitav Ghosh said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi remains culpable for 2002 riots as it happened on his watch. As Modi is nominated as BJP's prime ministerial candidate, Amitav said for a man having such a past to occupy the highest post would be deeply destabilizing. He was...
  • When Mahatma Gandhi helped lovers get married June 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Although much is known about Mahatma Gandhi, there is always a new story waiting to be uncovered. In the book 'In The Shadow Of Freedom', Laxmi Tendulkar Dhaul narrates her parents' (Ayi Tendulkar and Indumati) love story, a story that features Mahatma Gandhi and a who's who of Indian...
  • Baba Sehgal sings a song in Telugu film 'Shadow' February 25, 2013

    Chennai: Known for singing hit title songs for Telugu films 'Gabbar Singh' and 'Jalsa', rapper Baba Sehgal has sung yet another song for upcoming Telugu action drama 'Shadow'. "Sung the title song of 'Shadow' for the super hit team of Thaman and Meher Ramesh. Kudos to Thaman," Baba said in a...
  • 'Shadow': Audio to be released on March 7 February 7, 2013

    The audio release function of Venkatesh's upcoming film 'Shadow' is to be held at Shilpa Kala Vedika on March 7, 2013. The film is to be directed by Meher Ramesh and produced by Paruchuri Kireeti under United movies banner. Tapsee plays the female lead in this film, Srikanth and Madhurima will also...
  • Telugu actor Venkatesh:'Shadow' is an action entertainer January 29, 2013

    The telugu movie 'Shadow' is an action entertainer targeted at youngsters and enthusiasts of action films. Telugu actor Venkatesh, said that the film can also be watched with family. "The director is using my energy to suit the character. It will be a good experience for family audiences this...
  • Srikanth talks of deathly experince during 'Shadow' October 18, 2012

    It was a month ago that Srikanth narrowly escaped the jaws of death. The makers of 'Shadow' seemed to have thought of keeping it a secret affair. Now in Hyderabad, Srikanth has spoken about it on his Twitter page. Saying that he had a close shave when he was shooting for...
  • Video: First look of actionthriller 'Shadow' October 2, 2012

    Directed by Meher Ramesh, 'Shadow'stars Venkatesh and Tapsee in lead roles. It is produced by Paruchuri Kireeti under United Movies banner. The film also sees Srikanth playing an important role.Its music is being composed by S Thaman. ...
  • Taapsee Pannu is excited to work with Ajith September 8, 2012

    Even though she has films like 'Gundello Godari' and 'Shadow' in her kitty, Taapsee Pannu is in a state of thrill and happiness, because she is all set to join the sets of Ajith's next film, which is being helmed by Vishnuvardhan. The actress will shoot for the film from September...
  • NTR's 'Baadshah' teaser to be released on Sept 24 September 7, 2012

    Bandla Ganesh has decided to release the first teaser of 'Baadshah' on September 24, on the birthday of Sreenu Vaitla. Made at a huge cost, the NTR starrer is, in the words of its producer, the costliest Telugu movie ever. Since the budget is higher than that of 'Magadheera', expectations from...
  • It's action time for Venkatesh and Aditya Pancholi July 16, 2012

    The team of 'Shadow' is currently in Malaysia to shoot for action scenes on the main cast. Meher Ramesh is going to be direct Venkatesh, Aditya Pancholi, Rahul Dev and Srikanth in this schedule. Crucial and modish action sequences will be shot in a wide range of attractive...
  • Actress Tapasee Pannu on her Bollywood debut June 20, 2012

    Both Bollywood and regional Indian cinema, have been to some extent, malecentric. Male actors, more often than not, bear the responsibility of the entire movie on their shoulders with the female actors providing a refreshing break. Telugu cinema is flooded with Mumbai actresses in spite of abundance of talent in south...
  • Special sets for 'Shadow' at Ramoji Film City June 8, 2012

    In 'Shadow', Venkatesh is playing a distinctive character. From what the makers have let out, he is seen in the role of a dreaded don, whose day begins and ends with settlements and, sometimes, even gun battles. The city lives in his subjugation. He may be an allpowerful thug, but he...
  • Friday Release: Charlize Theron in 'Snow White' May 31, 2012

    Los Angeles: Charlize Theron's evil queen costumes for 'Snow White and the Huntsman' called for hundreds of handcut rooster feathers, thousands of iridescent beetle wings from Thailand and one particularly imposing crown. The outfits, some of which are on view at an LA popup gallery ahead of the film's June 1...
  • Preview: Charlize Theron returns with 'Snow White' May 30, 2012

    Los Angeles: Charlize Theron's evil queen costumes for 'Snow White and the Huntsman' called for hundreds of handcut rooster feathers, thousands of iridescent beetle wings from Thailand and one particularly imposing crown. The outfits, some of which are on view at an LA popup gallery ahead of the film's June 1...
  • 'The Avengers' crosses $1 billion mark May 17, 2012

    Los Angeles: 'The Avengers' followed a recordshattering $200 million opening with another Hollywood high a $100 millionplus second weekend. The superhero tale took in $103.1 million to remain the No. 1 film and lift its domestic take to $373.1 million after just 10 days. With nearly $630 million more...
  • 'The Avengers' may become the biggest hit ever May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: 'The Avengers,' the smash hit movie about Marvel superheroes who team up to save the Earth, crushed competitors for a second weekend with a record $103.2 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales and was poised to top $1 billion worldwide. After posting the highest domestic box office debut...
  • Capsule review of four new Hollywood films May 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Dark Shadows: Tim Burton and Johnny Depp are snuggled warmly in their comfort zone in this chilly horrorcomedy, their eighth collaboration as director and star, respectively, and their weakest by far. You don't need to know a thing about the 'Dark Shadows' TV series that provides the inspiration. Tonally,...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Ishaqzaade' and more May 12, 2012

    This week Rajeev Masand reviews 'Ishaqzaade', 'Dangerous Ishq', 'The Forest', 'Dark Shadows' and 'The Raid'. ...
  • Masand: 'Dark Shadows' does little justice May 12, 2012

    Cast: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green Director: Tim Burton 'Dark Shadows', the eighth collaboration between filmmaker Tim Burton and Johnny Depp, is part comedy and part horror. But in all honesty the film does little justice to either genre. Based on a popular American soap opera from the 60s and early...
  • Friday Releases: 'Dark Shadows', 'The Raid...' hit screens May 11, 2012

    While Johny Depp turns a vampire in 'Dark Shadows', 'The Raid: Redemption' follows a rookie from a special forces team who takes charge when his entire team is held hostage by gangsters in a rundown 15storey apartment. ...
  • Friday Release: Vampire Depp in 'Dark Shadows' May 10, 2012

    Los Angeles: Working with director Tim Burton, Johnny Depp has played many eccentric characters in the movies, from lonely monster Edward Scissorhands to eccentric filmmaker Ed Wood and the Mad Hatter of "Alice in Wonderland." But there was at least one strange being they hadn't tried a vampire and...