Chameli

  • CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle gets Chameli Devi award March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN senior editor and anchor Anubha Bhonsle has got the prestigious Chameli Devi award for outstanding journalism. Veteran journalists BG Verghese and Sevanti Ninan gave away the award at a simple function in New Delhi on Thursday. Anubha has been a television journalist for the past 15 years. Her...
  • Sudhir Mishra: What kind of male morons are we portraying in our cinema? December 2, 2013

    Mumbai: "Where are the soft, slightly unsure men with doubt and longing in their hearts?" asks filmmaker Sudhir Mishra, who feels men are not portrayed appropriately in Indian cinema. Mishra, known for directing movies like 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi', 'Chameli', and 'Yeh Saali Zindagi', took to micro-blogging site Twitter to express his...
  • I want to do Indian dance in films: Sonam Kapoor May 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who will be seen dancing some Indian moves in her next film 'Raanjhanaa', says that she wants to do a full fledged Indian dance number in one of her films soon. "I guess our films lack good Indian dances. I want to do a Indian dance...
  • Sudhir Mishra: 'Inkaar' is about love and ambition January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sudhir Mishra has always portrayed strong female protagonists in his films and his latest offering 'Inkaar' is no exception. In an interview with IBNLive, Mishra talks about what motivated him to write women characters that can carry their own burden. "Things depend a lot on your personal experiences....
  • Inkaar: 10 life lessons from Sudhir Mishra's films January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: From writing the screenplay of 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron' to directing 'Inkaar', Sudhir Mishra has witnessed a lot of changes around him and the Hindi film industry. Such an arduous journey gets reflected in his films which put limelight on different shades of relationships. A careful look on...
  • 9 Item songs that'll get you on your toes July 15, 2012

    New Delhi: From Chikni chameli, Ooh la la to Anarkali disco chali - in recent times, Bollywood has produced some peppy item numbers that can get you out of slumber and push you to put on your dancing shoes! Filmmakers, choreographers and actors have condemned the use of the term...
  • Hot Yoga reverses Sudhir Mishra's aging process March 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra is currently on an all-time high. Ever since the 53-year old filmmaker discovered Hot Yoga he has begun to feel the change, espeically in his grey hair, which has begun go back to black. "I wouldn't have noticed it if my friends hadn't pointed it out. My...
  • Playlist: Best of birthday girl Shreya Ghoshal March 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Born on March 12, 1984, Shreya Ghoshal is one of the best known voices behind the Bollywood songs. The lady entered the limelight after winning the singing contest on Zee TV - 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' in 2000. Not many people remember that she had already won...
  • Is Katrina Kaif throwing starry tantrums? February 7, 2012

    Mumbai: She is being accused of laying down a lot of rules apparently irking some industry folk. The actress defends herself. Buzz about some of our top stars getting a little too demanding doesn't always come as a surprise. However, a few otherwise amiable actors too are following in the footsteps...
  • Chameli's Lavni dance takes Bollywood by storm December 30, 2011

    New Delhi: After the sizzling 'Sheila Ki Jawani' number, Katrina Kaif is back as 'Chikni Chameli' in Agneepath. The film will be released on January 26, 2012. The lately launched number has already become a rage. The unique blend of traditional Lavani steps and sexy Bollywood moves makes 'Chikni Chameli'...
  • Katrina Kaif's 'Chikini Chameli' is a copy December 11, 2011

    Mumbai: Katrina Kaif's item number 'Chikni Chameli' in Karan Johar's upcoming production 'Agneepath', is actually a foot-tapping peppy Marathi dance number from a 2006 Marathi film 'Jatra' featuring Bharat Jadav in the lead. The original Marathi song Kombadi palali was composed by the brothers Atul and Ajay Gogavale and is...
  • CNN-IBN's Rupashree Nanda wins Chameli Devi Award March 25, 2008

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN's Rupashree Nanda has been given the Chameli Devi Award for Outstanding Woman Mediaperson for 2007. Rupashree was selected from a field of 20 entries from all over the country. The jury consisting of Alok Mehta, Editor, Outlook and President of the Editors Guild of India, Sachidananda Murthy, Editor...
  • Chameli Devi Award for CNN-IBN journo June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The Silver Jubilee Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Woman Mediaperson will be jointly given to correspondent of CNN-IBN, Nilanjana Bose and Sreelekha of Vanitha of the Malayalam Manorama Group. The winners of the award for 2006 were selected from among 17 nominees from six states and working...