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  • 'Bombay Velvet': Ranbir Kapoor looks rugged and lean as boxer Johnny Balraj in the new Anurag Kashyap film 2 days ago

    Produced and directed by Anurag Kashyap, 'Bombay Velvet' is reported to be based on historian Gyan Prakash's book 'Mumbai Fables'. The film, which is set to hit the theatres on May 15, features Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar in lead roles with Kay Kay Menon, Siddharth Basu and...
  • Siddharth Shukla: Not abandoning TV for films January 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Siddharth Shukla, who made a positive movie debut with 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', is bidding goodbye to his ongoing serial 'Balika Vadhu'. But he says he isn't quiiting television altogether to pursue a film career. Talking about his exit from the long-running show, he said: "I'm not (really) quitting...
  • 'Balika Vadhu' star Siddharth Shukla fined for drunk driving January 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Television actor Siddharth Shukla of 'Balika Vadhu' fame was fined Rs.2,000 by traffic police for driving under the influence of alcohol on New Year's Eve. His license was also confiscated. A police official said he paid the fine and was asked to be present in court Thursday morning. "Last night, Siddharth...
  • TMC should take lessons from Amit Shah: BJP December 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Asking the TMC leadership to take lessons from the way BJP Chief Amit Shah abided by the rule of law in the Sohrabuddin case, BJP National Secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Tuesday said instead TMC has gone on to abuse the legal system by its political offensive in the...
  • Ceo of Life: In conversation with Siddharth Roy Kapur December 27, 2014

    How to be successful in business? How 'age' is just a number in terms of success? How can one inspire and set examples for others to emulate? Expect to find the answers on CEO if on CNN-IBN's upcoming series 'CEO of Life'. CNN-IBN's Business Editor Karma Paljor speaks to Walt...
  • Tarun Gogoi government's attitude responsible for militant activities, says BJP December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of the massacre of tribals in Assam by a Bodo group, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Saturday condemned Tarun Gogoi's government for not doing enough work in the state to stop such incidents. Singh said, "Gogoi's government has tumultuous approach towards militants. Congress's...
  • Siddharth Nath Singh's behaviour a blot in Lal Bahadur Shastri's family: TMC's Kalyan Banerjee December 21, 2014

    Kolkata: Even after expressing regret in Lok Sabha over his objectionable remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee on Sunday further made personal attack against BJP General Secretary Siddharth Nath Singh at a public meeting near Kolkata. Addressing a public meeting at Chanditala in West Bengal's Hooghly...
  • Bengali actress Tridha Choudhury to star with Manchu Vishnu in Telugu remake of 'Arima Nambi' December 19, 2014

    Aren't we all eagerly awaiting Manchu Vishnu's latest movie with filmmaker Deva Katta? Here's some fresh news to tide you over. Reports suggest that Vishnu is set to be seen opposite a "fresh face" this time. Bengali lass Tridha Choudhury will be seen in Vishnu's and Katta's next film -- a...
  • Watch: Roundtable discussion with top Bollywood producers December 14, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand speaks to top Bollywood producers about current trends in the industry. ...
  • Shraddha Kapoor hopes for a successful 2015 December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor, who tasted success with two back-to-back hit films 'Ek Villain' and 'Haider' this year, hopes that coming year 2015 will be as fruitful too. "I've been taking it (life) as it comes...going with a flow. Year 2014 has been a very special year, so I can only...
  • Will judge Karan Johar's acting skills in 'Bombay Velvet': Siddharth Shukla doesn't want to assess his acting potential in 'DDLJ' December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Referring to 2014 as a "wonderful year", 'Balika Vadhu' star Siddharth Shukla is evidently "happy" with the way things turned in his favour. From making his Bollywood debut with 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' to signing a three-film deal with Karan Johar's Dharma Productions, Siddharth has been successful at...
  • We have welcomed Siddharth Trivedi with open arms, says Saurashtra coach December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: It's not always a smooth entry into the system after being tainted but Saurashtra's veteran seamer Siddharth Trivedi has been "accepted" by everyone, says team's coach Shitanshu Kotak. The BCCI banned Trivedi for a year as he broke association's anti-corruption code by not reporting the approaches by bookmakers while...
  • Siddharth Shukla, Surveen Chawla, Jay Bhanushali: TV actors who made their Bollywood debut in 2014 December 4, 2014

    2014 proved lucky for some popular TV stars as well. For the year brought them the much-awaited opportunity to make their Bollywood debuts. So yes, while their shows on the small screen helped them grab everyone's attention, their first film helped them make a mark. Take a look at the...
  • 'Kaaviya Thalaivan' review: G Vasanthabalan's film works in parts like AR Rahman's music; it doesn't do full justice to the pre-independence era November 29, 2014

    Film: 'Kaaviya Thalaivan'Cast: Siddharth, Prithviraj, Vedhika Kumar, Anaika Soti, Nassar, Thambi Ramaiah, Ponvannan, SingampuliDirector: G VasanthabalanRating: 3/5 At the end of 'Kaaviya Thalaivan', there's a side in you that wants to laud the effort of auteur G Vasanthabalan, who has always strived to give us good cinema, especially for recreating a...
  • Siddharth: Everything that I am, is because I wanted it. I'm a self-made man November 27, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Siddharth, who has starred in a number of Bollywood and Tamil films, says he is a self-made man. "I don't believe in luck. I'm a self-made man, be it being an actor, or a producer or a singer. None of my family members where in this (field) before me....
  • 'Garm Hava' review: It's a slice of our history that we can't ignore November 14, 2014

    Cast: Balraj Sahni, Farooq Shaikh, Dinanath Zutshi, Badar Begum, Geeta Siddharth, Shaukat Kaifi, AK Hangal Director: MS Sathyu MS Sathyu's 'Garm Hava' remains a potent and evocative study of the ramifications of Partition on the lives of ordinary, innocent people. Relevant even today, 41 years after it first released in 1973, the...
  • BJP aims to enlist 50 lakh members in West Bengal November 10, 2014

    Kolkata: The BJP West Bengal leadership is aiming at 50 lakh members in the state by the end of March 2015, party state president Rahul Sinha on Monday said. "A nationwide membership drive has been started by the party. In Bengal also the drive has started and we aim to...
  • SpiceJet flight hits animal before take-off at Surat airport November 6, 2014

    Surat: A Delhi-bound SpiceJet plane, with about 140 passengers onboard, hit a stray animal on the runway a few seconds before the take-off at the Surat airport on Thursday. "A Surat-to-Delhi SpiceJet aircraft, Flight number SG 622, carrying around 140 passengers excluding crew members today hit a stray animal on...
  • Wiggling ears, dropping pants, urinating in public: 10 times 'PK' reminds us of '3 Idiots' October 25, 2014

    While Aamir Khan's next 'PK' is expected to be lauded for its mood, humour, theme and performances, the film has several elements that are arguably its most impressive aspects, and quite obviously similar to what was featured in '3 Idiots'. For the uninitiated, 'PK' teaser, which was released recently, explores...
  • Terrorist organisations spreading their wings in West Bengal, says Siddharth Nath Singh October 24, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said that terrorist organisations were spreading their wings in West Bengal. "Mamata Banerjee's government siphoning off money to terrorists," said Siddharth. ...
  • West Bengal: Burdwan blast case probe be handled by NIA, says BJP October 6, 2014

    Kolkata: BJP on Monday expressed apprehension that state agencies might cover up the Burdwan blast case and demanded that the investigation into it be handled by the NIA. "Why is the Trinamool Congress government not handing over the investigation (into the Burdwan blast) to the NIA? The delay is raising...
  • 'Bang Bang' review: The film isn't unwatchable but certainly tests your patience October 2, 2014

    Director: Siddharth Anand Cast: Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan Bang Bang has two gorgeous leads, some eye-popping stunt scenes, a slew of beautiful locales, and pretty hummable music. It would take an especially awful script and a truly incompetent director to deliver an unwatchable film out of those ingredients. Within the first ten minutes...
  • Physical challenges don't scare me provided I have time to prepare myself: Katrina Kaif on performing stunts September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: From shooting in seven different locations across the globe to performing strenuous stunts, Katrina Kaif has done it all in action thriller 'Bng Bang' which the actress says was the most difficult film to work on. The 31-year-old actress says she has been hard at work for over a...
  • E Lounge Unwind: Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif talk about 'Bang Bang' September 28, 2014

    Speaking to CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actors Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif talk about their forthcoming film 'Bang Bang'. Directed by Siddharth Anand, the film is set to release on October 2. ...
  • Working with AR Rahman for 'Kaaviya Thalaivan' is a rare privilege, says actress Vedhika Kumar September 23, 2014

    Chennai: Southern actress Vedhika Kumar considers working with Oscarwinning composer A.R. Rahman for the second time in upcoming Tamil drama "Kaaviya Thalaivan" a "rare privilege" as everybody longs for one opportunity to work with the maestro. "I have worked with Rahman sir previously in "Sakkarakatti". I have grown up listening to...