D Day

  • British veteran back at care home after D-Day 'Great Escape' June 7, 2014

    London: An 89-year-old veteran who ran away from his care home to join the D-Day commemorations in France returned to Britain on Saturday, hailed as the embodiment of World War II fighting spirit. Bernard Jordan said he had no regrets after slipping out of The Pines nursing home in Hove on...
  • US D-Day paratrooper, 93, to jump again for anniversary June 6, 2014

    Seventy years ago, Jim "Pee Wee" Martin parachuted into France, behind German enemy lines, ahead of the D-Day invasion. This week, at the age of 93, the Ohio World War Two veteran is jumping into Normandy again to mark the anniversary of the June 6, 1944, sea-borne landings by Allied troops,...
  • Normandy landing: World honours D-Day's fallen, 70 years on June 6, 2014

    Colleville-Sur-Mer (France): Men who stormed Normandy's shore 70 years ago joined world leaders on Friday in paying tribute to the 150,000 Allied troops who risked and lost their lives in the D-Day landings in Nazi-occupied France, in a day of international commemorations of history's biggest amphibious invasion. They are honouring the...
  • World leaders in D-Day diplomacy drive over Ukraine June 6, 2014

    Caen: World leaders gather on Friday to mark 70 years since the historic D-Day invasion of France that hastened the end of World War II, against a backdrop of intense diplomacy over the Ukraine crisis. At ceremonies on the beaches of northern France, where the biggest amphibious assault in history was...
  • No Obama-Putin meeting planned at D-Day anniversary in France May 9, 2014

    US President Barack Obama has no plans to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in June when they and other world leaders attend the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in France, the White House has said. "At this point, we do not anticipate that the President will do any bilateral...
  • Complete list of winners at IIFA 2014 April 27, 2014

    The 15th edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards saw an interesting mix of winners this year. Highlighting the international appeal of India's Bollywood film industry, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards event was held in the US for the first time in Tampa, Florida. Here's a complete list of...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Best Editing award for Arif Sheikh for his work in 'D Day' April 23, 2014

    Remember the bomb blast scene in 'D- Day'? The one in which the camera captures the shot from a third person's perspective where the impact of the blast is felt in an eerie soundless shot. That was editor Arif Sheikh's work and his work was voted as the best in...
  • Nikhil Advani begins shooting for 'Hero' February 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Nikhil Advani has begun shooting for the remake of Subhash Ghai's 1983 blockbuster 'Hero'. According to reports, the 42-year-old has completely re-written the story of the original film, which featured Jackie Shroff and Meenakshi Seshadri in the lead role. The principal photography of the movie began at Gateway of...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Editing January 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Filmfare Awards 2014: The complete list of winners January 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Year 2013 belonged to actress Deepika Padukone with the release of four films. All the four films not just did good business at the box office but Deepika's performance was applauded by critics and fans. And, the actress bagged Filmfare award for Best Actress for her role in...
  • For Shruti Haasan, New Year kicked off on January 4 January 5, 2014

    New Delhi: For actress Shruti Haasan, New Year has just begun. The actress was sick earlier and has finally started feeling the cheer of 2014. "Didn't start the year in the best way possible with the feeling (of) sickness so my new year starts on Jan 4," Shruti posted on Twitter...
  • 'D Day to 'David': 10 films which deserved more appreciation at the box office December 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Episodic film 'David' or heart-wrenching mother-daughter drama 'Mai' or rare medical thriller 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' are some of the cinematically superlative films, but they failed to click at the box office. Here is a list of 10 such films that deserved better viewership and appreciation than what they got: David:...
  • 'D Day' director Nikhil Advani hospitalised, recovering December 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nikhil Advani, who was hospitalised at the Lilavati Hospital here after a reaction to medication, is recovering and is likely to be discharged by Monday, said a source close to him. "He had a reaction to some medication, so he was hospitalised at Lilavati a few days back. He...
  • Nikhil Advani hospitalised after a reaction to medication December 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nikhil Advani, who was hospitalised at the Lilavati Hospital here after a reaction to medication, is recovering and is likely to be discharged by Monday, said a source close to him. "He had a reaction to some medication, so he was hospitalised at Lilavati a few days back. He...
  • 2013 has been life changing for me: Shruti Haasan December 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Shruti Haasan says the year 2013 has been life changing for her in numerous ways. On work front, she returned to Hindi cinema with spy thriller 'D-Day' and love story 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya'. Before that she was seen in 2011 film 'Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji'. "I'm so looking forward...
  • Blockbuster movie shows why Pakistan loves to hate India October 25, 2013

    Militants overrun a Pakistani police academy and kill 100 officers. An Indian spy and her accomplice waltz in a glitzy flat in Islamabad to celebrate the success of their mission. This is a scene from Waar ("Strike"), Pakistan's first big-budget movie which opened this month to enthusiastic audiences in the nuclear-armed...
  • Post film releases, Arjun Rampal plans family vacation September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Arjun Rampal has had a busy year with three film releases - 'Inkaar', 'D-Day' and 'Satyagraha'. Now he has plans to take a well-deserved family vacation. Arjun, who is married to model Mehr Jesia and has two daughter Mahikaa, 11 and Myra, 7, has been appreciated for his...
  • 'D-Day' writer Niranjan Iyengar busy with TV show 'Jee Le Zara' July 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood dialogue writer Niranjan Iyengar, whose last big screen project was the recently released 'D-Day', is now busy writing his first TV show 'Jee Le Zara'. He feels it's nice change for him. "I have never done TV before. I'm getting into it for the first time. I've written the...
  • My wife doesn't worry about intimate scenes: Arjun Rampal July 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Rampal, who is married to supermodel Mehr Jesia, says his wife does not have a problem with his onscreen intimacy with co-stars. "I don't think she has to worry about my onscreen intimate scenes... She knows this is my job," Arjun told PTI. The 40-year-old actor played...
  • Prabhudeva's 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya' beats 'D-Day' at the Box-Office July 23, 2013

    Despite having an almost new star cast in his latest romantic comedy, Prabhudeva's 'Ramiaya Vastavaiya' managed to beat multi-starrer 'D-Day' at the box office. ...
  • 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya' beats 'D-Day' at the Box-Office July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Despite having an almost new star cast in his latest romantic comedy, Prabhudeva's 'Ramiaya Vastavaiya' managed to beat multi-starrer 'D-Day' at the box office. With three days of the release of both the films, 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya' has collected Rs 15.30 crore while 'D-Day' has earned Rs 13.69 crore...
  • Shuddh Desi Romance: Rishi Kapoor on a weight loss spree July 20, 2013

    Mumbai: The rotund Rishi Kapoor, currently going through what he calls the best years of his acting life, has finally decided to take his weight issue into his hands. He is doing yoga, and hopes he can 'Kick' away his alcohol intake. Apparently, Rishi, with notable help from his diet-conscious wife...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'D-Day', 'Ship of Theseus', 'White House Down' July 20, 2013

    This week CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviewed Rishi Kapoor starrer 'D-Day', 'Ship of Theseus' and 'White House Down'. He also spoke to the newcomers on their journey so far. ...
  • 'D-Day' review: It's worth a watch; you won't be bored July 27, 2013

    Cast: Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan, Arjun Rampal, Huma Qureshi, Akash Dahiya Director: Nikhil Advani Although the last photograph of him in public records dates back to over 20 years ago, Dawood Ibrahim remains an endlessly fascinating character, particularly for our filmmakers who never seem to run out of script ideas involving India's most...
  • Friday releases: 'D-Day', 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya', 'Ship of Theseus' to be released today July 19, 2013

    It's a mixed bag of espionage, romance and philosophy at the box-office on Friday. Rishi Kapoor starrer 'D-Day', Prabhu Deva's 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya' and Anand Gandhi's 'Ship of Theseus' will be released today. ...
  • 'D-Day' is a patriotic film about 4 unsung heroes: Nikhil Advani July 18, 2013

    Nikhil Advani's first full-fledged film as a director was Shah Rukh Khan, Priety Zinta and Saif Ali Khan starrer hit 'Kal Ho Naa Ho' in 2003. After that he went behind the camera for 'Salaam-e-Ishq', 'Chandni Chowk To China' and 'Patiala House'. He however hit the bull's eye with his...
  • Irrfan, Arjun, Shruti promote 'D-Day' in New Delhi July 18, 2013

    Nikhil Advani's 'D-Day' is a multi starrer featuring Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan, Arjun Rampal, Huma Quereshi and Shruti Hassan. The film talks about cross border terrorism in India and Pakistan. ...
  • D-Day: Be prepared for a heavy dose of patriotism July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Arjun Rampal, who will be seen in director Nikhil Advani's 'D-Day' as a RAW agent, lauds the director for attempting to make a first-of-its-kind action-thriller. "It was a very difficult film. No one has ever attempted such a thriller action film. To bring out so many emotions beautifully was...
  • 5 actors who have reinvented themselves in Bollywood July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: They say it's easy to get typecast in the film industry. Once you establish yourself in a particular genre of film and achieve success, offers for similar roles come your way. For decades the films have had stereotypical characters- heroes, villains, and character actors. But of late,...
  • Irrfan, Huma and Shruti talk about 'D-Day' July 16, 2013

    'D-Day' is a thriller and not a dark film, says actor Irrfan Khan. ...