ACTRESSES

  • Actor Ranjitha to move court against Kanchi seer May 12, 2012

    CHENNAI: Actor Ranjitha on Friday approached a magistrate court here for filing a complaint against Kanchi mutt senior pontiff Jayendra Saraswati for allegedly making a defamatory statement against her.As per sec. 200 of the Criminal Procedure Code, whoever files a criminal defamation complaint must be present before the magistrate court...
  • 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 bedridden 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 Delhibased 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 Soods 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 Kakkars 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 smalltime actress Meenakshi Thapas murder is considerably more unnerving. According to cops, the two advocatescumstruggling 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 smalltime modelcumactress 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 25yearold modelcum actress was arrested for allegedly kidnapping a Delhibased 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 41yearold 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 technosavvy, 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', modelturnedactress, 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 modelactress 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. ...
  • Mumbai: Actress beaten up for 'soliciting customers' February 23, 2012

    Mumbai: Two years back, Goregaon locals had barged into the local Saroj Guesthouse to bash up women and pimps reportedly engaged in prostitution, and got the lodge closed. Last week, a similar incident took place in the suburb. Residents of Motilal Nagar gathered around the residence of a Bhojpuri actress...
  • Oscars 2012: Nominees in the Best Actress category February 22, 2012

    The Oscar nominees for the Best Actress include Rooney Mara for 'The girl with the dragon tattoo'. ...
  • HC rejects Nithyananda disciple's bail plea January 7, 2012

    Chennai: Madras High Court has rejected the anticipatory bail plea of former disciple of controversial selfstyled godman Nithyananda and another person, who apprehended arrest in connection with a blackmail complaint. The complaint by one Nithya Atma Prabhananda had accused the duo Lenin alias Dithya Dharmanantha and K Kumar ...
  • Sharmila's transition from an actress to 'begum' January 2, 2012

    Bhopal: Sharmila Tagore's transition from an acclaimed Bollywood actress to the matriarch of the former royal family of Bhopal was evident during her recent visit to this City of Lakes, where she settled family feuds and intervening in issues relating of the Haj. Sharmila, known as Begum Ayesha Sultana to people...
  • I wanted to spend some time alone: Veena Malik December 20, 2011

    Making a public appearance, Pakistani actress Veena Malik said her disappearance was not a planned publicity stunt. ...
  • Veena Malik secretly returns to Pakistan December 18, 2011

    New Delhi: If media reports are to be believed then missing Pakistani actress Veena Malik has silently returned to Pakistan. Apparently she arrived in Pakistan through Wagah border for renewal of her visa. Veena is likely to stay in Lahore with some of her friends. Veena Malik had come to India...
  • Marathi actress arrested for running sex racket November 30, 2011

    Pune: The social security cell (SSC) of Pune police have arrested 52yearMarathi actress of yesteryears for her involvement in a prostitution racket run at a row house in Orchid Palace society on NIBM road, Kondhwa. The actress was identified as Padmaja Vishwanath Bapat has been booked under several sections of...
  • Tollywood actor Swastika meets with an accident November 3, 2011

    Burdwan, West Bengal: Popular Bengali actor Swastika Mukherjee and three others, including the driver of their vehicle on way to Durgapur, were injured in a headon collision with a truck on Durgapur Expressway near Saktigarh in Burdwan district. The other two injured were her makeup person and an officer of a...