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  • Gurinder Chadha to direct Zayn Malik in film? April 23, 2015

    London: British filmmaker of Indian origin Gurinder Chadha of 'Bend It Like Beckham' fame may end up directing former One Direction band member Zayn Malik sometime in the future. "We've met and spoken. He trained as an actor first then became part of the band. So I think what he'll be...
  • Delhi government to invite suggestions for participatory budget: AAP April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: In a bid to prepare a participatory budget, Delhi government will be inviting suggestions from public through Mohalla Sabhas. "The Delhi government will be issuing advertisements inviting suggestions from the public for preparing a participatory budget," Aam Aadmi Party's spokesperson Raghav Chadha said on Friday. The demands and suggestions given...
  • I am going to New York in April; hope the research goes well: Richa Chadha March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Richa Chadha will be travelling to New York soon to do research for her upcoming film 'Cabaret'. Having done theatre here before moving to Mumbai, Richa is a huge fan of New York for its thriving culture of theatre and Broadway. She will spend two weeks there understanding the...
  • Richa Chadha: My role in 'Three stories' is something I have never done before February 27, 2015

    New Delhi: After essaying roles as diverse as a don and a housewife, actress Richa Chadha is prepping up for something special in film 'Three Stories'. "I am doing a special role in 'Three Stories'. It is something that I haven't done before," Richa said in a statement. Being directed by...
  • Sudhir Mishra cancels 'Aur Devdas' shoot in Delhi citing concerns about security of women crew members February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Director Sudhir Mishra has cancelled the NCR leg of the shoot of "Aur Devdas" citing concerns about the security of women crew members. He shot the film in Delhi's bordering areas like Sonepat and Bawana but had to curtail his schedule after his line producer told him about security...
  • Gurinder Chadha thanks PM Narendra Modi for meeting her, apologises for her 'tutti futti' Hindi January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: British film director of Sikh origin Gurinder Chadha, who is in India to recce locations for her movie on partition, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. The director took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share a photograph of her meeting with Modi, who is seen in a grey...
  • Anurag Kashyap likes to confront dark emotions through his films December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Anurag Kashyap's fascination for dark subjects is evident from his movies and the filmmaker says he tackles such emotions on screen because normally people don't like confront it in real life. Kashyap, 42, who has directed films like 'Black Friday', 'Dev D', 'Gangs of Wasseypur' feels the society today has...
  • I didn't leave 'Bombairiya' in lurch, says Richa Chadha December 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Commenting on reports of her walking out of British film "Bombairiya" in the middle, actress Richa Chadha says constant procrastination of the project, which led to clash with her other commitments forced her to opt out of the movie. Directed by debutant Pia Sukanya, the film is an ode to...
  • Union Minister Mahesh Sharma joins Ponty Chadha Foundation's 'Swachh Noida' campaign December 5, 2014

    Noida: On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, children with 'special needs' from the Mata Bhagwanti Chadha Niketan (MBCN) initiated a 'Swachh Noida' Campaign, organised by The Ponty Chadha Foundation. Union Minister Dr Mahesh Sharma cheered the students and started the cleanliness drive as the chief guest...
  • Richa Chadha starts Swachh Bharat Mission to ensure Banaras remains 'untouched and clean' October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Richa Chadha is on a mission to not litter the ghats of Varanasi, where she is currently filming Neeraj Ghaywan's "Masaan". Richa has instructed everyone not to use any kind of plastic -- bags, cups or plates -- on the sets, and has asked everyone to clean the whole...
  • Richa Chadha's British film titled 'Bombairiya' October 18, 2014

    Mumbai: "Bombairiya" is the name of British film starring Richa Chadha and Akshay Oberoi. As the title suggests, the film is an ode to Mumbai and will be shot in the financial capital itself. The movie is being directed by debutante director Pia Sukanya. So what's the British connection? The film, slated...
  • Creativity you display is a source of inspiration for artists like us: Richa Chadha to Tihar jail inmates October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actors Richa Chadha and Nikhil Dwivedi, who are playing absconded inmates in their upcoming film 'Tamanchey', today visited Tihar jail and interacted with the inmates here on the occasion of Eid. The duo came to the jail on request of the jail authorities to make the occasion...
  • Mira Nair is very intelligent, treats every actor with respect: Richa Chadha October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: "Gangs Of Wasseypur" actress Richa Chadha will be seen in Mira Nair's "Words with God" and says she is one of the best directors. The actress told IANS that it was a great opportunity to work with such an "experienced filmmaker". "She is very intelligent. She treats every actor with...
  • Gurinder Chadha: 'Desi Rascals' has a cast of different generations, will be an entertaining show September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Gurinder Chadha, a widely known British film director of Sikh origin, is upbeat about coproducing "Desi Rascals", a reality show for British television. She says the "high drama" in it could challenge Indian soaps. The show will aim to assimilate British Asians into the mainstream of British society. "My desire is...
  • Golf: SSP Chowrasia, Anirban Lahiri slip in third round of Philippine Open May 17, 2014

    Manila: It was a tough day for the Indians as both SSP Chowrasia and Anirban Lahiri slipped in the third round of the US 300,000 ICTSI Philippine Open but Abhijit Chadha made some progress on Saturday. Chowrasia, lying sixth after second round, once again slipped on the weekend with a round...
  • Richa Chadha teams up with Kalki Koechlin for a new play May 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Richa Chadha and Kalki Koechlin will soon be seen in a film based on travel and a comingofage story titled 'Jiah aur Jiah'. But before the audiences get to see them on the big screen, the two actresses have joined hands for a play. Richa and Kalki will play lead...
  • Gurinder Chadha: Indian filmmakers are certainly making a mark, but there is still room for growth May 11, 2014

    Mumbai: British director of Indian origin, Gurinder Chadha feels that even though some great movies are being made in Bollywood, there is a dearth of excellent filmmakers in the industry. "There are some great films being made like 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', '3 Idiots', 'Peepli Live', 'Dhobi Ghaat', 'Queen', 'Vicky Donor' and...
  • Will Richa Chaddha reschedule her August film shoots for 'Words with God' Venice premiere? April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Richa Chaddha is excited that her film 'Words with God' will premiere at the Venice Film Festival in August. She says she will try to persuade the producers of her next film to reschedule the shoot dates so that she can attend the fest. The film is an...
  • New York Indian Film Festival to spotlight Gurinder Chadha March 18, 2014

    New York: The 14th Annual New York Indian Film Festival will put the spotlight on British filmmaker Gurinder Chadha to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of her acclaimed film 'Bhaji On The Beach'. The six-day festivities at the oldest and most prestigious film festival for Indian cinema in North America from...
  • Ponty Chadha murder case: Charges dropped against 21, trial from March 28 February 15, 2014

    A Delhi Court will commence trial from March 28 against 21 accused, including sacked Uttarakhand minorities panel chief Sukhdev Singh Namdhari, in the shootout case involving liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his younger brother Hardeep at a farmhouse in New Delhi in 2012. Additional Sessions Judge Vimal Kumar Yadav, who dropped...
  • Air hostess suicide case: Aruna Chadha gets bail February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday granted regular bail to Aruna Chadha, an aide of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda and accused of abetting the suicide of a former air hostess. Justice VP Vaish granted bail to Chadha on personal bond of Rs 1 lakh and two sureties...
  • Ponty Chadha case: Court drops murder charges against 21 accused January 28, 2014

    In a fresh twist in the shootout case involving liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his younger brother Hardeep, a Delhi court has dropped murder charge against all 21 accused including sacked Uttarakhand minorities panel chief Sukhdev Singh Namdhari. The court, however, added offence of culpable homicide not amounting to murder against...
  • Ponty Chadha murder: Court orders framing of charges against Namdhari, 21 others January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today ordered the framing of charges against former Uttarakhand Minorities Commission chief SS Namdhari and 21 others in connection with the killing of Uttar Pradesh liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep. The charges will be framed on January 29 against the accused. The court had...
  • Ponty Chadha murder: Delhi court defers framing of charges December 21, 2013

    A Delhi court on Saturday deferred for January 13 its order on framing of charges against sacked Uttarakhand minorities panel chief S S Namdhari and 21 others, arrested in connection with the killing of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep in a shootout last year. "Come for order on...
  • Ponty Chadha Foundation sets up food banks in Noida, Ghaziabad November 21, 2013

    Ponty Chadha Foundation, an initiative working on the philosophy of general welfare, on November 20 announced its alliance with India Food Banking Network (IFBN), to provide essential food grains to the needy in Noida and Ghaziabad. The Foundation has established a Food Bank in Ghaziabad that will help in moving food...
  • Delhi HC disposes of plea on Aruna Chadha's interim bail November 13, 2013

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday disposed of a plea by the police seeking cancellation of interim bail granted to Aruna Chadha, an aide of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of a former air hostess. Justice JR Midha disposed of the police plea saying the...
  • Delhi: Court reserves order on Gopal Kanda's plea for bail extension October 4, 2013

    A Delhi court on Thursday reserved its order on the plea for extension of interim bail by former Haryana Minister Gopal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of a former airhostess. Additional Sessions Judge MC Gupta reserved till Friday his orders on the application moved by Kanda, who was granted interim...
  • Delhi HC notice to Kanda, Chadha on police's plea to cancel bail September 27, 2013

    Delhi High Court on Friday sought response from former Haryana minister Gopal Kanda and his employee Aruna Chadha, accused of abetting suicide of former airhostess Geetika Sharma, on a plea of police seeking cancellation of their interim bail granted by the trial court. Issuing notice to Kanda and Chadha, Justice JR...