Avinash

  • Akash missile ready for induction into Army: DRDO June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Moving towards induction into operational service, the DRDO-developed Akash air defence missile system was today successfully test-fired by the Army and it hit an unmanned aerial vehicle. Buoyed by the success of the air defence system, which has been in the making for over two decades now as...
  • TDP, Congress, YSRC debutants test political waters in Vijayawada May 5, 2014

    Vijayawada: TDP, Congress and YSRC have put up debutants to test electoral waters in Vijaywada, dubbed as the "political capital" of (undivided) Andhra Pradesh, where three Koneru Prasads are also in the fray for the May 7 polls. TDP has nominated Kesineni Srinivas alias Nani, a major transport operator in the...
  • Box Cricket League: Pratyusha turns brand ambassador for Kamya Punjabi's cricket team March 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Pratyusha Banerjee has turned brand ambassador for actress and her good friend Kamya Punjabi's 'cricket team' in Box Cricket League, a unique concept for TV actors. She is excited about it. Box Cricket League is the cricket league for Television actors, where they will get the scope to play...
  • Marathi film 'Killa' wins Crystal Bear at Berlin Film Festival February 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Marathi film 'Killa', directed by Avinash Arun, has bagged the Crystal Bear for the Best Film awarded by the Children's Jury in Generation Kplus section at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival. Helmed by debutante director Avinash Arun, 'Killa' deals with the universal conflict of migration and...
  • Watch: Puneet Rajkumar and Erica's chemistry in 'Neenu Iruvaga' December 28, 2013

    The first official song teaser of Puneet Rajkumar and Erica Fernandez's 'Ninnindale' is out. The song 'Neenu Iruvaga' shows the crackling chemistry between the two actors. Directed by Jayanth C Paranji, the Kannada film also stars Brahmanandam, Tilak Shekar, Vinayak Joshi and Avinash. It is slated to be released on...
  • Avinash Wadhawan to enter 'Balika Vadhu' in a negative role November 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Avinash Wadhawan has been roped in to play a negative role in popular TV show 'Balika Vadhu'. The actor, last seen on the small screen in TV show 'Junoon - Aisi Nafrat, Toh Kaisa Ishq', will enter the show to create a ruckus in the life of Jagya (Shashank...
  • Upendra lends voice for Kannada film 'Ragini IPS' October 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Upendra, who is popular for the impact he leaves on the minds of the viewers with his dialogue delivery, will now be lending his voice for the upcoming film 'Ragini IPS'. The film features Ragini Dwivedi in the lead role. If rumors are to be believed, Upendra...
  • Bring back Indian prisoners dying in Pakistani jails, says BJP MP August 23, 2013

    Raising concerns over the plight of Indian prisoners in Pakistani jails who are dying there, BJP on Friday made a strong plea to the government for making efforts to bring them back soon. Raising the issue during Zero Hour in Rajya Sabha, Avinash Rai Khanna (BJP) also demanded that India should...
  • US, India discuss joint production of military equipment August 6, 2013

    Washington: A top American defence official and the head of India's DRDO have discussed ways to take bilateral defence cooperation towards the goal of joint development and production of military gear. US Deputy Secretary of Defence Ash Carter and DRDO chief Avinash Chander also held talks on measures to deepen...
  • Maharashtra drought: The worst man-made disaster in years May 7, 2013

    The usual dusty small-town India greets us as a small group of people associated with the NGO Caring Friends travel over two-and-a-half days through Aurangabad and Jalna to understand the problems in the region and what help could be given. On the face of it, people seem to be going...
  • Kannada film 'Madarangi' passes with U/A certificate May 2, 2013

    Kannada film 'Madarangi' has been passed with U/A certificate by the regional censor board. 'Madarangi' from Krishna Talkies is produced by Nagappa featuring his son Sunil Krishna. The actor is already is already making news on the social media. The song 'Darling Darling' has been lauded by the audience and the...
  • Tamil Review: 'Udhayam NH4' is a run of the mill love story April 20, 2013

    Cast: Siddharth Suryanarayan, Ashrita Shetty, Kay Kay Menon, Avinash, Deepak, Ajai, Kalai, Vivek and Naren Director: Manimaran One of the reasons 'Udhayam NH4' deserves a watch is because it happens to be a first of its kind road film executed to perfection in Tamil cinema history. Presentation and racy screenplay keep this...
  • Aadhaar cards will now bear date of birth of holder April 9, 2013

    Nagpur: Aadhaar cards will henceforth bear date of birth of the holder, facilitating people to avail benefits of several government and non-governmental schemes which require age validation. Till now, only year of birth was mentioned in the card, but now, it has been agreed in-principle to insert the date of...
  • Fake currency racket busted, 4 arrested March 27, 2013

    Thane: With the arrest of four persons, including steno of a Supreme Court lawyer, local police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a racket involved in printing and circulation of counterfeit currencies here. Police, who were on the trail of the accused for some time, seized fake currency with a...
  • Kannada film 'V' to feature Ragini in a special song March 25, 2013

    Ragini is among the leading ladies of the Sandalwood cinema with a series of hit films and some pivotal performances in Malayalam films, the actress made an appearence for the a song in 'V'(Victory) sign film. The song was shot on four different sets namely water, fire, sand and lights Ragini...
  • Kannada film 'Andar Bahar's release to get delayed March 24, 2013

    The Kannada romantic flick 'Andar Bahar' that invested Rs.7 crore so far and is high on recovery and having own release in over 100 plus theatres in Karnatak is slated for a release in the first week of April. Earlier it was set for release on the 29th of this...
  • Listen Amaya: Rekindling the Farooq-Deepti romance January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: If you have grown up mooning over Farooq Shaikh and Deepti Naval's on-screen romance, debutant director Avinash Kumar Singh's 'Listen Amaya' will be the film to watch this weekend as the everlasting pair returns to the big screen. The film stars beside Shaikh and Naval, Swara Bhaskar in the...
  • We wrote 'Listen Amaya' for Farooque, Deepti: Director January 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Avinash Kumar Singh, director of the upcoming film 'Listen Amaya', says he and his wife wrote the film for Farooque Sheikh and Deepti Naval. "As writers when we write a script, we have this idea that we are writing for so and so person. When we wrote it into...
  • Attack was planned, wasn't a mob fury: Maruti official July 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Violence at the Manesar factory of India's largest car maker Maruti last week had left one of its senior employees dead and 90 others injured. But what exactly happened on that fateful day? A senior Maruti official recounted the horror to CNN-IBN. On the day, he was busy negotiating...
  • 'Telugabbai' is for the family audience: Director July 11, 2012

    Andhra Pradesh: OS Avinash is directing Tanish in a film titled Telugabbai. This is not the story that takes place in your typical Telugu neighbourhood though. The entire film was shot in Malaysia. This soon-to-be released movie is currently in post-production. "This one is a youthful romantic love...
  • 'Jugari Cross' siblings back in Sandalwood July 8, 2012

    The 'Jugari Cross' Kannada cinema siblings Aravind and Avinash - grandsons of unforgettable comedy actor of Kannada cinema Hasya Chakravarthy Narasimharaju are back after a gap. 'Jugari Cross' starring Avinash and Harshika Poonacha was quite interesting film in the first attempt of director Aravind. It did not click in the box...
  • Kannada Review: 'Romeo' is a stylish entertainer July 7, 2012

    Ganesh-Bhavana starrer 'Romeo' reaches its young target audience through its styling and visualisation. The film's director PC Sekhar, who has done many corporate films, again proves he focuses more on visual strength of a film. It is better for technically competent directors like Sekhar to realise that storytelling on screen does...
  • Director Guruprasad is busy with 'Agni Mushti' June 24, 2012

    Veteran character artist Bank Janardhan son Guruprasad is showing exemplary presence of mind in his first film as director. On schedule Guruprasad a software professional has completed the first schedule of shooting after muhurut at Shirdi Saibaba Temple in RT Nagar. The second schedule is on schedule at Shimoga and surroundings....
  • Kannada Review: 'Crazy Loka' has a weak script June 9, 2012

    Kavitha Lankesh's 'Crazy Loka' is an ordinary attempt from a director who made a promising film like 'Preethi Prema Pranaya'. It has the weakest script and a mindless narration which can irritate the audience. It is a film one doesn't expect from a talented director like Lankesh, and one wonders how...
  • Tagore, Husain's works to be auctioned in London June 7, 2012

    London: Rare paintings by Rabindranath Tagore, MF Husain and Jahangir Sabavala, so far based in private collections, are due to be auctioned at the annual summer sale of Modern and Contemporary South Asian art by auctioneers Bonhams in London on Thursday. The sale includes works by well-known Indian, Pakistani and Sri Lankan...
  • Telugu Review: 'Daruvu' is noisy and lost in chaos May 26, 2012

    Some people make films for themselves, and some others for juveniles. 'Daruvu' is a film made for the low brow. Even those given to mean enjoyment in an inebriated condition in the most godless hamlet would find this film cheap. Ravi Teja's peculiar mien and his knack for adapting to...
  • IPL molestation row: RCB manager questioned May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The police on Tuesday questioned some friends of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) player Luke Pomersbach in the molestation case involving the cricketer. The police also questioned RCB Manager Avinash Vaidya in connection with the case. The police will record the statement of Miraj, the alleged victim's fiance's friend,...
  • Kannada Review: 'Dashamukha' is worth a watch April 15, 2012

    Cast: Ravichandran, Anant Nag, Avinash, Devaraj, Saritha, Malavika, Ravi Kale, Chethan, Akanksha, Sudarshan, Achyutha, Praveen, Dathanna, Ramesh Bhat Director: Ravi Srivatsa Rating: *** 'Dashamukha' is an off-beat film which sets you into a process of introspection about the existing justice delivery system. In many ways, the film may look like an experimental...
  • Pune policeman caught 'stealing' motorbike April 4, 2012

    Pune: A policeman has been caught on camera allegedly stealing a motorbike from a residential society compound in Pune. The bike owner, Avinash Deshmukh, filed a police complaint after finding his two-wheeler missing on Tuesday morning. He also decided to have a look at the footage of the CCTV camera...
  • Disney's Princess Cinderella to visit India December 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Disney's Princess Cinderella and her Prince Charming are coming to India for the first time and they will do 20 live shows across five cities, for their desi fans. They are coming on Dec 19 and Princess Cinderella, the second among Disney's line-up of princesses, will stage shows in...