Actresses

  • Mumbai: Speeding car kills young TV actor September 8, 2012

    Mumbai: In a yet another case of suspected drunk driving in Mumbai, a young actor was killed on Friday night. Eighteen-year-old television actress Neeral Bhardwaj died after a Honda city rammed into an auto rickshaw she was travelling. Neeral has acted in soaps like 'Mata ki Chowki' and 'Shani Dev...
  • Pune: High-profile sex racket busted August 2, 2012

    Pune: Officials of the Social Security Cell on Tuesday night busted a high-profile sex racket and arrested a couple and two small-time TV actresses who chose to be a part of the flesh trade to earn an extra buck. The arrested couple has been identified as husband-wife duo of Dinesh...
  • 'Wanted to marry Laila, but father didn't approve' July 19, 2012

    Mumbai: Sonu alias Wafi Khan has reportedly told Crime Branch officials that he was in love with actress Laila Khan and wanted to marry her, but his father was against the match. While being questioned by cops on July 14, Sonu revealed that he was in a relationship with the...
  • Mumbai: Cops hunt for fingerprints at Laila's flat July 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Armed with a forensics team, Crime Branch officers visited Laila Khan and her deceased family’s Oshiwara flat on Monday, in search of evidence against the prime accused Parvez Tak. Khan’s family stayed at the flat for 10 years. The forensics team, accompanied by Unit VIII officers, conducted relevant tests...
  • The 'Laila Khan story' is more about her mother July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Mumbai Crime Branch inched closer to solving the year-old mystery surrounding disappearance of Bollywood actress Laila Khan and five members of her family with the recovery of their bodies and even two cellphones from a farmhouse in Igatpuri near Nashik. But is the Laila Khan story really...
  • My marriage plans are jinxed: Veena Malik June 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Pakistani model-turned-actress Veena Malik was expected to find her prince charming on 'Veena Ka Swayamvar', but the reality show was aborted after the Imagine channel decided to shut down its operations. Veena says she is not upset as she knows that her marriage plans are doomed. "You know, my wedding...
  • Nithyananda re-arrested, sent to preventive custody June 15, 2012

    Ramanagar: Just hours after being granted bail by a court, controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda was re-arrested on Thursday and remanded to one-day preventive custody on charges of disturbing the peace. Nithyananda, who was arrested on Wednesday after he appeared before a court to surrender in an assault case, was slapped with...
  • Mumbai cops rescue actress from flesh trade May 21, 2012

    Mumbai: The Social Service Branch (SSB) of Mumbai police has busted a high-profile prostitution racket in Andheri and rescued an aspiring actress and two models from the spot. The officials have also arrested a woman and her son who were allegedly operating the racket. After a tip-off, the SSB and a...
  • Kalki: Hard to keep up good work in Bollywood May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Kalki Koechlin comes from a non-film background, but the actress has managed to carve a niche for herself with her unconventional choice of scripts. She however admits it is hard to keep up the good work in filmdom. "I feel lucky enough to have had a good start by...
  • Will Aishwarya be at Cannes with baby Aradhya? May 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is all set to attend the Cannes film festival this year, it has been confirmed. This will be the 38-year-old's 11th time on the red carpet at the French Riviera and her five-month-old daughter Aradhya also might accompany her. Aishwarya's representative has confirmed her...
  • I am extremely humbled: Vidya Balan on wining National Award May 3, 2012

    The 'Dirty Picture' might have been deemed too dirty for television viewing but it has won Vidya balan the Best Actress National Film Award. ...
  • Achala Sachdev's funeral to be held in Pune April 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Yesteryear actress Achala Sachdev, who featured in the popular song 'Ae Meri Zohra Jabeen' from the film 'Waqt', has died following a prolonged illness. She was 88. For the last seven months, the actress was bed-ridden at the Poona Hospital and Research Centre (PHRC), Pune. "She passed away due to...
  • Simran Sood now arrested for Arun Tikku's murder April 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Model Simran Sood, who was held in connection with the murder case of aspiring producer Karan Kakkar, was on Friday arrested for her suspected role in the murder case of Delhi-based businessman Arunkumar Tikku as well, police said. Sood was produced in the court as her custody in the...
  • Simran Sood behind model Viveka Babajee's suicide? April 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Cops now have reason to believe that late international model Viveka Babajee, who took her own life in 2010, may have been driven to suicide over Simran Sood’s growing closeness to her then boyfriend, financial stockbroker and socialite Gautam Vora. Police sources suspect that Simran could well be the...
  • Video shows Karan's alleged killers in a Mumbai mall April 17, 2012

    Mumbai: In the latest twist in the murder of aspiring film producer Karan Kumar Kakkad, a CCTV footage has emerged showing two of the main accused at a Mumbai shopping mall. The CCTV footage shows the two accused, Vijay Palande and Ganesh Shinde, at a shopping mall in Mumbai on...
  • Mumbai: Karan Kakkar's body parts found in forest April 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Days after his arrest for allegedly masterminding TV actor Anuj Tikku's father's murder, Vijay Palande, who even claimed complete innocence in the case, made a shocking confession to another murder. Palande revealed on Monday that he killed and then dumped aspiring film producer Karan Kakkar’s body, following which cops...
  • Killers roam around with woman's head for 2 days April 16, 2012

    Mumbai: She had played a bit part in the 2011 horror film '404' that spooked audiences. But, the uncut tale of small-time actress Meenakshi Thapa’s murder is considerably more unnerving. According to cops, the two advocates-cum-struggling actors, who were arrested by unit IX of Mumbai crime branch on Saturday night,...
  • Mumbai: how cops could have saved Arun Tiku's life April 14, 2012

    Mumbai: The young woman in the picture is Simran Sood, a small-time model-cum-actress and accomplice of Vijay Palande alias Karan Sood. Cops say she was often used as a honeytrap by Vijay, who is currently behind bars. So are his aides Dhananjay Shinde and Manoj Gajkosh, in connection with the...
  • Mumbai: Aspiring actress abducts producer, held April 13, 2012

    Mumbai: A 25-year-old model-cum actress was arrested for allegedly kidnapping a Delhi-based wannabe film producer with the help of her three gangster associates, who are currently under arrest in connection with a senior citizen's murder, police said on Friday. Simran Sood was apprehended on Thursday on the charge of abducting Karankumar...
  • Women should empower themselves first: Khusboo April 11, 2012

    Kochi: Tamil actress and DMK politician, Khusboo Sundar, asked women to empower themselves before asking for women's empowerment in Parliament or Assembly. "Why speak of women's empowerment? Kerala is 100 per cent literate. But how many women are career oriented? Quite surprising not many," the 41-year-old said while addressing management...
  • Asin honoured by Kerala government March 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Getting an award is always special but receiving one from one's own community and hometown adds an extra dimension to the experience. Though Asin Thottumkal is tied up with the promotions of her upcoming film and travelling, she took time off recently to make a trip to Thiruvananthapuram where...
  • Winslet's fears over nude scene in 'Titanic 3D' March 29, 2012

    London: Actress Kate Winslet is apprehensive about how her naked scene in the 1997 film 'Titanic' will look in the movie's forthcoming 3D Version. "I'm not going to look. I'll be in the bar by that point. I wish I hadn't shown so much flesh but I was young and I...
  • Assertive women and macho men in Bollywood now March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The script has changed in Bollywood in the last 60 years - the women are more worldly, the men more macho and the cinema itself more techno-savvy, almost as good as Hollywood, says veteran cinema writer and critic Bhaichand Patel. "The women in Hindi cinema are more assertive though...
  • US sheriff sentenced for dispute with wife March 20, 2012

    San Francisco: San Francisco's sheriff has been sentenced to three years' probation and must undergo a domestic violence programme for a New Year's Eve dispute with his Venezuelan actress wife. Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's sentence today was part of a deal struck with prosecutors over allegations that he bruised his wife's arm. Mirkarimi...
  • Shillpi Sharma joins Bhandarkar's 'Heroine' cast March 11, 2012

    Mumbai: After doing films like 'Style', 'Jo Bole So Nihaal' and 'Thank You', model-turned-actress, Shillpi Sharma has been signed for Madhur Bhandarkar's, 'Heroine', which has Kareena Kapoor in the lead role The actress has shot a couple of scenes for the film. "Madhur, a family friend, approached me for the role. He...
  • Vidya on Top: The story of 'Kahaani' March 9, 2012

    Actress Vidya Balan talks about the story of 'Kahaani', 'Dirty Picture' and more. ...
  • Kannada model-actress writes book on Rahul February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Clad in denims, a cotton kurti and a big blue "bindi" and with a marked Kannada accent, the dusky model, movie actress and doctoral fellow from Bangalore is an unlikely political commentator. Meet Lakshmi Priya, an emerging writer who released her political comment, "Rahul Gandhi: The Great Warrior...
  • Oscar watch: Catch the nominations February 25, 2012

    Rajeev Masand takes you through the nominations for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Best Film for the Academy Awards. ...