Anupama

  • Tamil Review: 'Vallinam' attempts to blur the line that divides one sport from another in our country March 2, 2014

    Movie: 'Vallinam'; Cast: Nakul, Mrudhula Basker, Atul Kulkarni, Anupama Kumar, Aadi Pinisetty, Jayaprakash, Y.G Mahendran and Krishna Kulasekaran; Director: Arivazhagan; Rating: *** In India, the fate of a sport lies in the hands of those with power and political influence. Only those who are privileged get to represent the country in a...
  • 'What's so wrong about Blue Eyes if Jawani Jaaneman is a classic?' Yo Yo Honey Singh January 28, 2014

    'Jawani janeman, haseen dilrooba! Tab kyun nahi jaagi yeh maa.' We actually expected Yo Yo Honey Singh to be slightly embarrassed or beat around the bush when Anupama Chopra recently questioned the lyrics of his latest hit 'Blue Eyes' on her talk show. To our amazement, the singer drew clever...
  • Kissing scenes are not required in Indian films: Saif Ali Khan November 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan, who locked lips with costars in 'Hum Tum' and 'Salaam Namaste', believes Indian movies can do without kissing scenes as it doesn't "suit us". During a conversation on TV chat show 'The Front Row', host Anupama Chopra asked Saif about a statement that he and his...
  • Should've taken time to deal with my dad's loss: Priyanka November 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Just four days after her father's death Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra resumed work and says she did so to escape from dealing with her loss. The actress' father Ashok Chopra died in June this year after battling cancer. A doctor by profession, he had retired from the Indian Army in...
  • 'Moodar Koodam' review: The film steers away from stereotypes September 14, 2013

    Cast: Naveen, Sentrayan, Kuberan, Rajaj, Jayaprakash, Anupama Kumar, Oviya Director: Naveen Rating: 3.5 out of 5 The success of films such as 'Soodhu Kavvum', 'Pizza', 'Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom' and 'Neram' has proved that Tamil cinema doesn't rely anymore on hero-worshipping, big ticket films. Debutant Naveen's 'Moodar Koodam' (MK), which revolves around...
  • 'Ponmaalai Pozhudhu' review: Good story, bad execution August 30, 2013

    Cast: Aadhav Kannadasan, Gayathrie, Kishore, Anupama Kumar, Arul Dass Director: AC Durai Rating: 2 out of 5 Within a span of two weeks, Tamil cinema has witnessed two films 'Aadhalal Kadhal Seiveer' (AKS) and 'Ponmaalai Pozhudhu' (PP) addressing a more or less similar issue openly. The former was lauded for its swift screenplay...
  • Gounder community seeks ban on Prakash Raj's 'Gouravam' April 7, 2013

    Chennai: The 'Gounder' community in Tamil Nadu has urged the state government to ban Prakash Raj's TamilTelugu bilingual production venture 'Gouravam', contending that it feared the honour killing story may instigate communal disharmony. 'Gouravam', which features debutant Allu Sirish and Yami Gautam in the lead, is directed by Radha Mohan. The...
  • Norway child row: 'Charges against couple false' December 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: The criminal charges slapped against an Indian couple in Norway by police of "gross or repeated maltreatment" of their children are false, their family said on Saturday. Chandrasekhar Vallabhaneni, a software professional from Andhra Pradesh, and his wife Anupama have been remanded in custody and a judgement will be...
  • Norway child row: Family wants govt to intervene November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: In yet another case that revives memories of last year's bitter custody battle between a Bengali couple and Norway's child care authorities, a couple from Hyderabad was arrested for allegedly scolding their child for wetting his pants. Chandrasekhar and his wife Anupama Vallabhaneni, who had got a clean...
  • Taj corridor case: police file FIR against 4 May 26, 2012

    Lucknow: The Lucknow police have registered FIRs against four people including former Cabinet Secretary Shahshank Shekhar Singh and Senior IAS officer Navneet Sehgal. A case of criminal intimidation has been filed in the Hazrat Ganj police station on a complaint by Taj Corridor case litigant Anupama Singh. Anupama Singh alleged...
  • Nani at Yeto Vellipoyindi Manasu's curtain raiser May 9, 2012

    Yeto Vellipoyindi Manasu's curtain raiser was held in Hyderabad, for which Nani, Samantha, Gautham Menon and others were present. Produced by C Kalyan, who is teaming up with the director after 12 years, the film will be releasing in June. "I am happy to be producing this film under Gautham's...
  • First Day First Show: Dope for Bollywood junkies July 26, 2011

    Prior to the late 1990s Bollywood was an all together different being and has since gradually metamorphosed into a slick new avatar. Anupama Chopra takes us on this journey of change through a series of previously published magazine columns (most from India Today) punctuated with extracts from her books on...
  • Dehradun murder: Techie gets 14day custody December 17, 2010

    Dehradun: Rajesh Gulati, the software engineer from Delhi who allegedly murdered his wife Anupama, slashed her body into pieces and hid them in a deepfreezer for nearly two months, was on Friday, sent to a 14day judicial remand by a local court. Gulati(37), whose fourday...
  • Dehradun: Man kills wife, cuts body into pieces December 13, 2010

    Dehradun: In a shocking incident in Dehradun, a software engineer allegedly killed his wife, cut the body into pieces and hid it in a deep freezer for nearly two months. USreturned 37yearold software engineer, Rajesh Gulati was arrested for murdering his wife on October 17. He allegedly cut up her...
  • Dehradun: techie arrested for wife's murder December 13, 2010

    Dehradun: In a gruesome incident, a software engineer allegedly killed his wife, cut the body into pieces and hid it in a deep freezer for nearly two months here, police said. The incident came to light when brother of the 33yearold victim Anupama Gulati on Sunday lodged a police complaint after...
  • BTech student murder case solved, claim UP cops May 5, 2009

    In Lucknow, police have solved the murder mystery of BTech student Anupama Khushi, who was strangled to death by her boyfriend for allegedly having an affair with someone else. The accused has now been arrested. ...
  • Smoking kills: Airhostess dies after fight over fag March 19, 2009

    Mumbai: A 20yearold flight attendant committed suicide in Mumbai allegedly after a fight with her boyfriend over smoking. Anupama Acharya allegedly jumped to death following an altercation with her boyfriend Samar Yuvedraj, who reportedly insisted she quit smoking. Reconstruction: Anupama had missed her flight on Tuesday and decided to spend time with...
  • Anupama's the real thing: Aryan June 17, 2007

    Mumbai: Actor Aryan Vaid is a bit offended by widespread suggestions that his romance with Anupama Verma on Sony TV's reality show Bigg Boss was merely a publicity stunt. "In all these years in the entertainment business I've been around with a lot of women. I've been with other women and...
  • AryanAnupama romance for real? June 15, 2007

    Mumbai: You have seen them share special moments on camera but is the Aryan VaidAnupama Verma romance for real, or just another publicity gimmick to keep the reality show Bigg Boss in the news? The two modelturnedactors are currently in the news for their socalled reallife romance, a spinoff of their...
  • Bigg Boss lover boy won't strip December 19, 2006

    Mumbai: Actor Aryan Vaid, who was voted out of Sony TV's game show Bigg Boss last week, doesn't want to demonstrate his feelings for Anupama Varma on camera anymore. Anupama was eliminated on Friday. And the same morning Aryan was woken up bright and early for a very special mission. He...
  • Bigg Boss nearly killed me: Anupama December 18, 2006

    Mumbai: Modelturnedactress Anupama Varma calls her departure from Sony's game show Bigg Boss the happiest eviction ever. "I desperately wanted to come out. Of course I was missing Aryan (Vaid) and wanted to be with him. But it wasn't his absence that made me want to run away. The ambience...
  • In Pics: A good year with luv December 1, 2006

    It's Friday and it's popcorn and movie time once again. Here is a preview of the boxoffice fare being served up this weekend. ...