Sikandar

  • Triseries, Match 3: Zimbabwe struggle ahead of South Africa clash August 29, 2014

    Harare: Zimbabwe must overcome the discord in their camp as well as a skill handicap when they take on South Africa in a oneday international triangular series match in Harare on Friday. While Zimbabwe have traditionally struggled against world cricket's heavyweights, their challenge appears to have become even greater as the...
  • Zimbabwe beat Afghanistan by eight wickets in 2nd ODI July 20, 2014

    Bulawayo: Zimbabwe opener Sikandar Raza made sure his first oneday international century was a memorable one as he smashed seven sixes in his 141 to power the home team to an eightwicket win and a 20 series lead over Afghanistan on Sunday. Raza was part of a record 224run opening partnership...
  • World T20 Qualifiers, Zim vs UAE: as it happened March 21, 2014

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Toss: Zimbabwe won the toss and chose to field against UAE. Zimbabwe stand a slim chance of qualification into the main event but first they have to win convincingly against UAE. Then hope for a favourable result in the last qualifier...
  • 'The Avenger: This Time It's War is a well paced read' is well paced February 17, 2014

    The second book by Juggi Bhasin also deals with the concept of terrorism, and the writer's journalism history has helped him to meticulously carve out the details of a book in which he mingles facts which he has seen and covered as a journalist, with the touch of fiction which...
  • 1st Test: Waller, Raza fifties help Zimbabwe take lead September 4, 2013

    Harare: Half-centuries from middle-order batsmen Malcolm Waller and Sikandar Raza lifted Zimbabwe to 281 for 7 and a 32-run lead over Pakistan on the second day of the first Test on Wednesday. Waller struck 70 off 100 balls with 14 fours and Raza made 60 off 118 with 10 fours at...
  • 'Aurangzeb' review: The cruel persuasion of power May 17, 2013

    Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Rishi Kapoor, Sasheh Agha, Jackie Shroff, Tanvi Azmi, Amrita Singh, Sikandar Kher Director: Atul Sabharwal The conviction to commit a crime makes a gangster menacing and important. Director Atul Sabharwal's 'Aurangzeb' is interesting in this aspect that none of his characters is innocent. It's full of...
  • Aurangzeb: Arjun Kapoor to promote the film in double role May 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor, who plays double role in Yash Raj's upcoming crime thriller 'Aurangzeb', wil also promote the film in double role. The makers of the film have decided to opt for a unique way of promotion, and urged Arjun to promote the film in double role for a strong...
  • 'Guddi' to 'Gippi': How Bollywood handles teenage angst May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Sonam Nair's 'Gippi' is hitting the screens on Friday the 10th. On an outset, it seems to be dealing with the problems of adolescence, which would be a new thing in Bollywood if these issues are presented in a sensible way. It also marks the changing patterns of...
  • Golfer Gautam Berry's daughter Tara debuts with biopic 'Mastram' May 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Tara Alisha Berry, who lost her golferfather Gautam Berry just two months ago, is stepping into Hindi films with a very unusual debut vehicle a movie focusing on the country's wellknown porn writer Mastram. Tara, who was lately in the news for an unsavory property dispute with her stepbrother...
  • Watch the viral video of Alaa Wardi's 'Pehla Nasha' April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Iranian musician Alaa Wardi has come up with a new version of the song 'Pehla Nasha' from the film 'Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar'. The video has gone viral on the internet and Alaa Wardi says it's dedicated to his favourite Bollywood actor Aamir Khan. The specialty of the song...
  • Piyush Jha's novel 'Mumbaistan' to be made into film September 30, 2012

    New Delhi: 'Sikandar' director Piyush Jha's debut novel 'Mumbaistan', which has received a heartening response from the readers, is in the process of getting a big screen treatment. The book consists of three fastpaced crime thrillers set in the streets of Mumbai. It is a gritty, compelling take on the...
  • Guwahati molestation: Last accused surrenders August 18, 2012

    Guwahati: The last accused in Guwahati molestation case of July 9 has surrendered. The police said the last accused in the case, Sikandar Basfore, gave himself up late last evening at Bhangagarh police station here. With this all the 17 accused in the case have been arrested by the police. Basfore...
  • Oka College Story: Audio to be released on July 26 July 22, 2012

    T Prabhakar says that he has been inspired by the successes many films (read Premisthe, Prema Khaidi, Journey) dubbed from Tamil have met in the recent times. The director of Rendilla Poojari, Kishkindakanda and Batukamma says that Oka College Story is styled after some successful Tamil films. Oka College Story...
  • Dara Singh still critical, undergoes dialysis July 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Wrestleractor Dara Singh continues to be very critical and is now undergoing dialysis, a doctor said. The 84yearold was taken to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital following a severe cardiac problem. He remained critical, and his condition hasn't improved since. "He is still very critical. His condition has not deteriorated...
  • Watchout for drama in 'Oka College Story' May 26, 2012

    T Prabhakar says that he has been inspired by the success of many films (read Premisthe, Prema Khaidi, Journey) dubbed from Tamil that have met in the recent times. The director of 'Rendilla Poojari', 'Kishkindakanda' and 'Batukamma' says that 'Oka College Story' is styled after some successful Tamil films. The audience...
  • Will 'Players' work for Abhishek, Sonam? November 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Showbiz is all about taking a chance. Abhishek Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor who were last seen sharing screen in Delhi 6 are back together with Players. A fitter Abhishek and cool chic Sonam look great together in the first theatrical trailer of Players, released lately. After romancing in the...
  • Watch: Trailer of Abhishek, Bipasha's 'Players' November 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Bikini babes, stylish cars and superhot men, finally the first theatrical trailer of AbbasMustan's Players is out. As expected, the film looks extremely stylish and promising. Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Bipasha Basu, Bobby Deol and Sikandar Kher are in the star cast of the film....
  • First Look: Abhishek Bachchan in 'Players' November 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Abhishek Bachchan starrer Players is the remake of American film, The Italian Job. Directed by AbbasMustan, the film also has Sonam Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Bipasha Basu, Bobby Deol and Sikandar Kher in the star cast. Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra were approached for the film...
  • Mansoor Khan reminisces about 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak' September 17, 2011

    Director Mansoor Khan reminisces about 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak' and 'Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar'. ...
  • Shefali Shah's play premieres in Mumbai August 17, 2010

    The premiere of Vipul Shahs play Bas Itna Sa Khwab starring wife Shefali had several Bollywood folk in attendance. Spotted Sikandar Kher after ages. Also there were Ranvir Shorey and Konkona Sen Sharma. ...
  • BO report: Shadow, Sikandar fail to attract crowd August 25, 2009

    Both the new releases of the week Piyush Jha's Sikandar and Rohit Nayyar's Shadow opened poorly at the box office. While Kaminey, which had a great first week, the film's collections saw a drop in big city multiplexes and a huge fall at other places over the second weekend....
  • Masand's movie review: Sikandar misses its goal August 22, 2009

    Cast: Parzaan Dastur, Ayesha Kapur, R Madhavan, Sanjay Suri, Arunoday Singh Direction: Piyush Jha Sikandar, written and directed by Piyush Jha, is intended as a poignant drama about the lost innocence of children in Kashmir. Despite its best efforts though, the film doesn't quite work because of a rickety screenplay that leaves...
  • Arjun Singh's grandson debuts in Bollywood July 30, 2009

    New Delhi: He says he has worked as a bouncer and freelance writer abroad "to pay his rent". And now Congress veteran and former HRD minister Arjun Singh's grandson Arunoday is making his acting debut in Bollywood in a negative role without making his grandfather pull any strings. "My...
  • Set in Kashmir, but Sikandar has no political message January 30, 2009

    Mumbai: Director Piyush of Chalo America and King of Bollywood fame Jha's new film Sikandaris set in Kashmir with a difference. The film has two child actors playing the lead protagonists. "I read in the papers about Mehajuddin who was the first football player from Kasmir to play in the...
  • No kidding! Ayesha, Parzan come together for Sikandar June 26, 2008

    Mumbai: Ayesha Kapur and Parzan Dastur child artists who made an impressive debut in their first films, Black and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai will be seen together in a film titled Sikandar. Ayesha who also bagged the National Award for Black says that she was in no hurry...
  • BBC releases ad to remove condom shyness March 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Real men use condoms. Thats the message BBC's latest campaign aims to impart. But how comfortable are we talking about the C word in this day and age? As part of its Jo Bole Wohi Sikandar campaign, BBC has released an advertisement in five different languages including Hindi, Tamil,...
  • Sports, a new success formula for Bollywood? August 10, 2007

    New Delhi: Chak De India is Shah Rukh Khan's latest release but sports hasn't always been the Bollywood filmmaker's favourite formula for success. The most popular movie that brought together sports and the Hindi film format in an irresistible combo is Ashutosh Gowarikar's 2001 release Lagaan. The Aamir Khan starrer brought...