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  • 'Action Jackson' mints Rs 28 crore in three days; analyst predict decline in collections December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Ajay Devgn-starrer "Action Jackson" has collected Rs.28 crore in three days in India, but its sustainability is doubtful, says a trade analyst. Made on a budget of about Rs.75 crore, Prabhudheva's latest directorial had minted around Rs.19 crore in its first two days when it released Dec 5. "Considering the...
  • Ajay Devgn to sport a new look in his next directorial venture 'Shivaay' December 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ajay Devgn, who is set to direct again with film 'Shivaay', says he will be seen in a new look in his directorial venture. The actor, who is busy promoting his film 'Action Jackson', is seen with a thick beard but for him, its not the film but his...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha December 6, 2014

    Watch this week's news spoofs with Cyrus Broacha in this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't'. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes a dig at 'Action Jackson' December 6, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes a dig at Ajay Devgun's movie 'Action Jackson. ...
  • Watch: Masand reviews 'Action Jackson', 'Bhopal: A prayer for rain', 'Sulemani Keeda' December 6, 2014

    In this episode, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Action Jackson', 'Bhopal: A prayer for rain', 'Sulemani Keeda'. He also talked to actress Aishwarya Rai, who will make her comeback after four years. ...
  • Babri anniversary: Over 10,000 security personnel guarding Ayodhya December 5, 2014

    Ayodhya: On the eve of 22nd anniversary of Babri mosque demolition, the temple town has turned into a fortress with nearly 10,000 security personnel deployed amid calls by Muslim outfits to mark the day by hoisting black flags even as Hindu bodies seek to commemorate it. Prohibitory orders have been clamped...
  • 'Action Jackson' review: The film is an orgy of bloody fight scenes December 5, 2014

    Director: Prabhudheva Cast: Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha, Yami Gautam It takes a special kind of talent to make a film as awful as Action Jackson, so it should come as no surprise that it's been directed by Prabhudheva, the man who inflicted on us all kinds of pain that we otherwise refer...
  • Ajay Devgn: Apart from PM Narendra Modi's skills and calibre, his intention helps him stand out; I've always believed in him December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Forthright, focused and dedicated, that's how Ajay Devgn is in reality. Ajay, who started his career in Bollywood with 1991 film 'Phool Aur Kaante', has earned rave reviews of his portrayal of an honest cop and the tough yet humane gangster. His comic timing is immaculate, and dancing...
  • 'Action Jackson' tweet review: The film offers an interesting blend of action, romance and comedy December 5, 2014

    We watched Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha dance, romance and fight in 'Son of Sardaar' last year. And the key reason why we still remember the film is their crackling onscreen chemistry. If we enjoyed them mocking each other, we also appreciated them for their quick and witty repartees and...
  • Not a conscious decision to look modern: Sonakshi Sinha on her look in 'Action Jackson' December 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who worked as a costume designer before facing the cameras in films, has styled herself for few scenes in "Action Jackson". She says she liked doing so. The actress, who has usually been seen sporting traditional looks in her films, will flaunt a western look in "Action...
  • Jai Sampath-starrer 'Pugazh' is the story of an underdog, says producer Sushant Prasad December 2, 2014

    Chennai: Producer Sushant Prasad says his upcoming Tamil action-thriller 'Pugazh' will appeal to the audiences because it's the story of an underdog, and it's easier for them to relate to such characters on screen. Directed by Manimaran, the film features Jai Sampath in the lead. "All our lives knowingly or unknowingly we...
  • For 'Action Jackson', the makers wanted me to sport a bulky body: Ajay Devgn November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ajay Devgn believes in being muscular and fit rather than running after six-pack and eight-pack abs that other actors have flaunted in their films. "For 'Action Jackson', the makers wanted me to sport a bulky body, which was very easy for me to achieve. "I believe six-pack and eight-pack abs...
  • 10 action sequences from Indian movies that have given birth to entirely new laws of Physics November 25, 2014

    Bollywood, Tollywood and Kollywood are all pros at shooting over the top action sequences that defy all laws of Physics. Clearly, Rajinikanth is one man who can pull off just about anything on screen and we'd believe it, because there's no reason to not trust him with all the superpowers the...
  • Harbhajan Singh did a great job in legalising his action: ICC CEO November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Asserting that the timing of the crackdown on illegal actions is not a conspiracy, International Cricket Council CEO David Richardson lauded Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh for correcting his bowling action after being called twice in his career and making it absolutely legal. "At one stage his (Harbhajan Singh) action...
  • Ajay Devgn's next directorial venture will feature foreign actors November 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Ajay Devgn is all set to make his directorial debut with 'Shivay', which he says will feature actors from abroad. The 45-year-old actor, who will also produce and star in the action-drama, said that the film will go on floors in February next year. "I will star in the...
  • 'Action Jackson' has a stylised sword fighting designed by Prabhudheva: Ajay Devgn October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Ajay Devgn will be seen doing a sword fight sequence in his upcoming film "Action Jackson", and the actor says it was after a long time that he had to put in a lot of practice for the action scenes. "There is a very stylised sword fighting designed by Prabhudheva,...
  • Kajol and my daughter Nysa loved the trailer of 'Action Jackson': Ajay Devgn October 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Ajay Devgn has no qualms in shaking a leg for Prabhudeva's upcoming film 'Action Jackson' and the superstar says he is happy that the director has given him a chance to star in the movie. In the film, whose trailer was launched recently, Ajay would be seen doing some...
  • 'Action Jackson' trailer: Ajay Devgn flaunts chiseled abs and impresses with cutting-edge action sequences October 22, 2014

    Ajay Devgn is just getting better with each passing day , not only in terms of his acting but also his looks. The new trailer of 'Action Jackson' shows a feiry Ajay Devgn flaunting his 6 pack abs and performing daredevil stunts. As the name suggests, the movie...
  • Sri Lanka identifies 85 school bowlers with suspect action October 17, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka has identified 85 school cricketers bowling with suspected illegal actions in its campaign to clean up the cradle of the sport in the country. The bowlers include 60 spinners and 25 seamers, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Thursday. Sri Lanka boasts of a strong schools cricket...
  • Eight Pakistan bowlers told to undergo test for suspect action October 3, 2014

    Karachi: At least eight bowlers with suspect bowling actions, including a player in the national squad, have been directed to undergo tests to be conducted by a committee of Pakistan Cricket Board next week at the National Cricket Academy. The PCB said in a statement that fast bowler Ataullah had already...
  • Odisha: CM Patnaik asks departments to implement Mukshya Mantri Sadak Yojana September 24, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: In a bid to provide pucca roads to all villages in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday asked rural development, panchayati raj and works departments to work in coordination for the timely completion of projects under Mukshya Mantri Sadak Yojana (MMSY). Patnaik had earlier announced MMSY to ensure that...
  • Textiles Minister to meet state ministers on new textile policy on Wednesday September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Textiles Minister Santosh Gangwar will deliberate upon measures to increase production, boost exports and generate employment in the textiles sector at a meeting with state ministers on Wednesday. The annual conference with state textiles ministers will discuss the suggestions received from states for framing the new textiles policy. "The...
  • Indian launches plan to drastically reduce newborn death September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: India aims to drastically reduce its newborn deathsfrom present 29 per thousand live births to below 10 by 2030with a new plan unveiled by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday that spells out six strategies covering preconception to care beyond newborn's survival. India Newborn Action Plan, Vardhan said, will...
  • Maneka Gandhi warns legal action to organisations which don't have sexual harassment committees September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday warned legal action to organisations which did not have sexual harassment committees. The remarks came in the wake of a number of organisations where in spite of Vishakha Guidelines do not have these committees. The Vishakha guidelines, as laid down...
  • Ajmal opts out of T20 event to work on action with Mushtaq September 15, 2014

    Suspended offspinner Saeed Ajmal has withdrawn from the national Twenty20 championship to work on his bowling action with former Pakistan tweaker Saqlain Mushtaq. Ajmal, who was banned from bowling in international cricket for an illegal action, denied he was under pressure after the International Cricket Council (ICC) ban. The 36yearold remained hopeful...