Vidyut

  • UPPCL's proposal to hike power tariff faces stiff opposition August 1, 2014

    The state government is likely to declare the new power tariff by August end to be implemented from September 1. The UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) concluded the month-long phased public hearing on the proposed power tariff hike for the current financial year amid protests and suggestions by consumer bodies here...
  • Vidyut Jamwal confident about 'Anjaan' success July 29, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Vidyut Jamwal, who has an important role in upcoming Tamil actioner 'Anjaan', is confident of the film becoming the biggest blockbuster. Suriya plays the lead in N. Linguswamy-directed "Anjaan", which features Vidyut as his 'partner in crime'. "I'm sure 'Anjaan' will turn out to be the biggest commercial hit in...
  • I have found my own stardom in southern cinema: Vidyut Jamwal July 24, 2014

    Chennai: In southern cinema, actor Vidyut Jamwal may have only played villainous roles so far, but he says after sharing screen space with some superstars such as Ajith, Suriya and Vijay, he feels like a star in the industry. "Since I work in Bollywood as well as southern cinema, I feel...
  • Hemant Soren terms leaders quitting party 'impure blood' March 25, 2014

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Tuesday termed the leaders quitting the party as "impure blood". "Even you have donated blood. Sometimes, impure blood needs to be cleaned. New blood flows after impure blood is cleaned," Soren told reporters in Jamshedpur to a question regarding party leaders quitting the party. Two Jharkhand...
  • Anti-Corruption Bureau arrests electricity board official employee for taking bribe of Rs 22,000 March 19, 2014

    An assistant revenue official of the electricity distribution company, Jaipur Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited (JVVNL) was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 22,000 in Baran district, an ACB official said. Rakesh Chauhan, who is posted in Shahbad office of JVVNL, had demanded bribe from one Saurabh Sharma...
  • 3 persons electrocuted, another injured in two separate incidents March 17, 2014

    Three persons were electrocuted while an 11-year boy was seriously injured in separate incidents in Kota and Bundi districts on Monday. Wasim and Anwar, both 30 years, residents of Ghantaghar area in Makabera police station of Kota city, were electrocuted when the duo attempted to put out the flames in their...
  • Vidyut Jammwal: Women should know who are the right people to be with February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Vidyut Jamwal, who is trained in martial arts, says women should understand their own power and superiority to protect themselves. "I believe women need to be aware of what they are. They are superb, they are superior but they just need to be told that if somebody...
  • Haven't rejected the film with Salman; my dates were not matching: Vidyut Jamwal February 11, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Commando' fame action star Vidyut Jamwal says he couldn't accept filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya's offer to play Salman Khan's younger brother in his next because of date issues. "It would be wrong if you would say I have rejected the film (with Salman Khan). The fact is that Sooraj sir and...
  • Adopt polytechnics and ITIs, Harish Rawat tells Vidyut Nigam February 11, 2014

    Noting a 2-crore strong skilled workforce will be needed in the power sector by 2020, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday asked the Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam to adopt polytechnics and ITIs and prepare a roadmap for turning the available manpower into a skilled workforce. Laying foundation stones of a dam...
  • Harish Rawat asks Vidyut Nigam to adopt ITIs February 11, 2014

    Noting a 2-crore strong skilled workforce will be needed in the power sector by 2020, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday asked the Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam to adopt polytechnics and ITIs and prepare a roadmap for turning the available manpower into a skilled workforce. Laying foundation stones of a dam...
  • Electricity workers to strike against privatization of power distribution February 7, 2014

    Electricity workers in Uttar Pradesh would go on a day-long strike on Feb 19 to oppose a government move to privatize power distribution in Meerut, Ghaziabad, Kanpur and Varanasi, a union member said on Friday. The power unions said there was no need to privatise power distribution in these cities, noting...
  • Assistant engineer arrested for taking bribe of Rs 40,000 January 30, 2014

    An assistant engineer of Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JVVNL) was caught on Thursday by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) while allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 40,000, a senior official said. The engineer, Sanjay Kumar Mangal, had allegedly demanded the bribe in return for providing power connection at the stone unit...
  • UTV to co-produce Suriya's Tamil film 'Anjaan' January 15, 2014

    Chennai: On the occasion of Pongal, UTV Motion Pictures Tuesday announced it will co-produce actor Suriya Sivakumar's upcoming Tamil action-thriller 'Anjaan', which is also being produced by Thirrupathi Brothers. 'Anjaan', which means stranger, is being directed by N. Lingusamy. "We are extremely delighted to continue our strong relationship with N. Lingusamy's Thirrupathi...
  • Arjun Kapoor likely to replace Vidyut for an award show act January 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Vidyut Jamwal has injured himself while rehearsing for an awards show and is likely to be replaced by Arjun Kapoor. Vidyut, 33, who was all set for a fiery act for the 20th annual Screen Awards, will no longer be able to be a part of the mega awards...
  • Sonakshi Sinha approached for a special song in Suriya's next January 9, 2014

    Chennai: Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who was recently approached with an offer to shake a leg with Suriya Sivakumar in his upcoming yet-untitled Tamil thriller, has expressed interest in it, says director N.Lingusamy. "We did approach Sonakshi for a special song, which is not an item number in the film. She...
  • Kangana Ranaut, Vidyut Jamwal named PETA's hottest vegetarians January 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood heartthrob Vidyut Jamwal and diva Kangana Ranaut have been named PETA India's hottest vegetarian celebrities of 2013. After garnering thousand's of votes, Jamwal, 33, and Ranaut, 26, bagged the top spot to be named the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's hottest star. They...
  • Khiladi 2: Will Vidyut Jammwal replace Akshay Kumar in the sequel? December 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Producer Ratan Jain, who is keen to start 'Khiladi 2' shooting, liked Vidyut Jammwal's work in 'Bullett Raja', but says he hasn't finalised anyone yet for the title role in the sequel to Akshay Kumar 1992 starrer hit movie. "I have seen Vidyut's work in 'Bullett Raja'. He is...
  • Overwhelmed with the response of 'Bullett Raja': Vidyut Jamwal December 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Vidyut Jamwal is overwhelmed with the response he is getting for his performance in the recently released film 'Bullett Raja'. After being appreciated in 'Commando' and 'Force', Vidyut made a special appearance in the Saif Ali Khan starrer film. Even though it was a guest role in the...
  • 'Bullett Raja' Tweet Review: First day, first show November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Saif Ali Khan's last outing on the big screen was as a blonde wannabe zombie hunter in his own production 'Go Goa Gone'. In his new film 'Bullett Raja' a diametrically opposite character. Based in Lucknow, director Tigmanshu Dhulia's film is a story of two goons played by Saif...
  • Can't question a filmmaker like Tigmanshu: Vidyut Jamwal November 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Vidyut Jamwal, who will be seen in Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Bullett Raja', says the director is such a fine filmmaker that it's difficult to question his decision or doubt his instructions. "It's not a big role in 'Bullett Raja', but the action I do in the film is completely different,"...
  • Bullett Raja: Sonakshi Sinha plays a struggling actress October 30, 2013

    Mumbai: 'Dabangg' star Sonakshi Sinha will be essaying the role of an aspiring Bollywood actress in the upcoming action entertainer 'Bullett Raja'. The 26-year-old actress is portraying an effervescent Bengali girl, who is smitten by Bollywood and is desperate to be the part of the glamour industry, in the Tigmanshu...
  • Saif is truly a director's actor: Tigmanshu Dhulia October 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Tigmanshu Dhulia doubled up as a dialect coach for Saif Ali Khan while directing his upcoming mafia drama 'Bullett Raja'. The film is an action drama and is set in Lucknow and will show Saif in a never before seen avatar of a rustic gangster. Dhulia, who was born...
  • Bullett Raja: Everyone was shocked at how Bengali I looked, says Sonakshi October 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who will be again seen as a Bengali girl in her upcoming film 'Bullett Raja' after 'Lootera', says she loves Bengal's traditional attire and folk dance. Sonakshi has left no stone unturned to get into the skin of her character in the Tigmanshu Dhulia directed film. "This...
  • Saif will look like the 'rangeela' of UP in 'Bullett Raja': Tigmanshu September 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia's upcoming film 'Bullett Raja' stars Saif Ali Khan and Sonakshi Sinha and he says he has tried to present the leading actors in a very different avatar from their earlier films. Saif, who has played an urban youth in films like 'Cocktail', 'Hum Tum' and 'Salaam...
  • First Look: Saif Ali Khan is Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Bullett Raja' September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Saif Ali Khan has teamed up with Tigmanshu Dhulia for the first time in 'Bullett Raja'. And, the first look of the film is out which sees Saif Ali Khan in a rustic avatar riding a Bullet. Set against the backdrop of mafia in Uttar Pradesh, the film...
  • Bullet Raja: Saif Ali Khan works on his physique, fitness September 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan will be seen in a raw and rustic avatar in the forthcoming film 'Bullett Raja', and he admits he had to work towards being fitter for the role. One hears that the film's script is very demanding in terms of action and all the...
  • Dhanush, Shruti Haasan win top laurels at SIIMA awards September 14, 2013

    Chennai: Dhanush and Shruti Haasan bagged the best actor awards in Tamil and Telugu at the star-studded second edition of South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) at Sharjah Thursday-Friday. SIIMA felicitates the best talent across the four southern industries - Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. In Tamil, films 'Thuppakki', '3' and 'Kumki'...
  • I am a fan of every fit body: Pooja Chopra September 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Model-turned-actress Pooja Chopra is a self-confessed fitness freak and says she is a fan of anyone who has a great body to flaunt. "I am a fan of everyone who keeps himself or herself fit. So I am a fan of everyone who believes in healthy lifestyle and has a...