Birthdays

  • BJP welcomes Modi's decision not to celebrate birthday 2 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Sunday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision of not celebrating his birthday, and joined him in appealing to the countrymen to help the flood affected people of Jammu and Kashmir. The party also hailed the initiatives taken by the central government in leading the flood relief operations...
  • Don't celebrate my birthday, instead help in J&K relief work: PM Modi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed to friends and well-wishers not to celebrate his birthday and instead dedicate time and resources towards relief work in this hour of need for flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Modi's appeal came amid plans to celebrate his birthday on September 17 across the...
  • Snapshot: Faisal Khan spreads cheer as he performs 'filmy' dance moves during his birthday party 2 days ago

    Actor Faisal Khan, who is still remembered for his popular Bollywood project 'Mela', wowed his friends and guests when he broke into an impromptu gig during his birthday bash. Faisal, who recently turned a year older, celebrated his birthday at his residence. Take a look at the photos we got...
  • Laddoos for Narendra Modi when he meets mother on his 64th birthday 3 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Gujarati sweets such as Churma ke laddoo, lapsi and kansar will be offered to Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he seeks blessings of his mother on September 17, a day that is his birthday. Modi's mother Hiraba, 95, is counting the days and hours to embrace her son on his...
  • No special programmes on my birthday: PM Modi to ministers 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed his ministers not to broadcast any special programmes marking his 64th birthday on September 17. He also cracked the whip on his ministers telling them to strictly adhere to deadlines. He has asked all the ministers and their secretaries to be transparent...
  • Four Anurag Kashyap films that have changed the Indian cinemascape forever 6 days ago

    He is moody, whimsical and erratic. And yet you can never have enough of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. His films are often marred by controversies and not always accepted by the audience at large, but they have always played an important part in bringing positive change to Hindi films. From realistic, hard...
  • Mammootty celebrates 63rd birthday with 'Munnariyippu' and 'Rajadhi Raja' success September 7, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Mammootty has many reasons to celebrate his 63rd birthday Sunday. First, it coincides with Thiru Onam. Second, his films are doing a brisk business after a long time. And last but not the least - the Malayalam superstar has finally launched his charity project. The three-time National Award winning star...
  • Quick Quiz: How well do you know actor Rishi Kapoor? September 4, 2014

    The actor, who turns 62 today, was quite a heartthrob back in the day. Much like his son Ranbir Kapoor. ...
  • Snapshot: Vivek Oberoi bids adieu to Lord Ganesha, celebrates 37th birthday September 3, 2014

    Birthday boy Vivek Oberoi might have started his career as a rugged goon in Ram Gopal Varma's 'Company', but it was his role in 'Saathiya' that has remained with the audiences. The actor, who turns 37 today, was last seen as the supervillain the Hrithik Roshan-starrer 'Krrish 3'.Happily married and...
  • Nation celebrates hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand's 109th birthday August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Paying tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his 109th birth anniversary, which is being celebrated as the National Sports Day, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said the best way to honour the hockey wizard's memory is to inculcate the qualities he displayed on the field. "August 29 marks...
  • Chennai to celebrate Madras Week on its 375th birthday, starting today August 19, 2014

    Chennai: The first city of modern India, Chennai, will celebrate its 375th birthday this week beginning from Sunday. The southern city will celebrate Madras Week by dedicating seven days to the history, culture and traditions of the city. Chennai, then Madras was founded on August 22, 1639 when a strip of...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you guess these Jacqueline Fernandez films? August 11, 2014

    As Jacqueline Fernandez turns a year older, we test your knowledge about the actress. Jacqueline, who is also the winner of the Miss Sri Lanka Universe pageant of 2006, has been part of several Bollywood films. Take the quiz to know from which films these stills have been taken. ...
  • Quick Quiz: Are you a Kajol fan? Take the quiz to know if you know her films well August 5, 2014

    The vivacious Kajol may not have acted in a film for a while now, but she is still remembered for her roles even now. On her 40th birthday, we ask you a few questions about Kajol's film. If you are an ardent fan of the actress, the quiz should be...
  • 'Kishore Kumar's family joked that his voice sounded like the rasp of a bamboo being split': 5 anecdotes from the singer's life that you may not have heard August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Though he is best known as one of Indian cinema's greatest playback singers, Kishore Kumar was also an actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenplay writer and scriptwriter. Born on August 4, 1929, Kishore was introduced to the world of cinema by his elder brother Ashok Kumar who was already...
  • Bollywood misses Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary August 4, 2014

    Mumbai: While Google India paid tribute to the singing legend Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary Monday, Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar and Madhur Bhandarkar also remembered him and shared a few lines from his popular songs. Here's what they tweeted: Lata Mangeshkar: Aaj Kishore Da ka janamdin hai. Kishore Da...
  • Birthday playlist: 85 of Kishore Kumar's greatest hits of all time August 4, 2014

    There were very few things that singer-actor Kishore Kumar couldn't do. The actor was a direct0r, actor, singer, screenplay writer, composer and what not. Interestingly he was never trained in music and his first stint in films was as a chorus singer in 'Bombay Talkies' which had his elder brother...
  • Quick Quiz: How well do you know the dialogues from Katrina Kaif's movies? July 16, 2014

    It is Katrina Kaif's 31st birthday today. And yes, if you have loved and admired Katrina for her films, it is certain that you have watched majority of her works, if not all. If you call yourself a die-hard fan of Katrina, identify the name of the films from which...
  • US rapper Will.i.am bags his 10th number one single on the British charts July 14, 2014

    London: US rapper Will.i.am secured his 10th number one in the British singles charts on Sunday, going straight in at the top spot with 'It's My Birthday', the Official Charts Company said. Will.i.am, whose track features 17-year-old US singer Cody Wise, earned his first UK chart topper in 2003 as part...
  • From rapping, to playing a villain, here are 8 non-sanskari things done by Bollywood's official babuji, Alok Nath July 10, 2014

    Badhaai ho! Aaj Babuji ka janamdin hai! Bollywood's favourite babuji, veteran actor Alok Nath turns 58 today. He might be a sanskari by image, but did you know that Alok Nath has done some pretty evil stuff on the big screen? Here is a list of 10 most non-sanskari things attributed to...
  • Happy Birthday Sourav Ganguly: 42 not out July 8, 2014

    Kolkata: Sourav Ganguly, who turned 42 on Monday, chose to keep his birthday a low-key affair, even as a large number of fans and school children gathered outside his Behala residence since morning to greet the former India captain. In fact, Ganguly returned from Singapore early this morning after attending a...