Darshan

  • Himalaya Darshan programme to be launched in Uttarakhand from October May 24, 2014

    Uttarakhand government will launch Himalaya Darshan programme by air from October 1 this year to promote tourism in the hill state. Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday asked the tourism and civil aviation departments to prepare a detailed roadmap for the successful conduct of the ambitious programme, saying Uttarakhand is reputed...
  • Kannada film industry observes bandh over dubbing issue January 28, 2014

    Bangalore: Activities in the Kannada film industry were paralysed as it observed a bandh led by cine artistes opposing dubbing of other language films and television serials to Kannada. Top Kannada film artistes including Shivarajkumar, Puneetrajkumar, Sudeep, Darshan and others took art in a rally that choked traffic in parts of...
  • 'Karle Pyaar Karle' review: It celebrates the spirit of being young January 18, 2014

    Cast: Shiv Darshan, Hasleen Kaur Director: Rajesh Pandey Rating: 3 out of 5 Though there are five-six villains in various get-ups appointed to create mayhem in the romance, the biggest enemy that the film's dare-to-stare couple faces is the couple themselves! Yup, Kabir and Preet, played by debutants Shiv Darshan and Hasleen Kaur, are...
  • Easier to get movie being filmmaker's son: Shiv Darshan January 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Suneel Darshan's son Shiv, who is making his debut with 'Karle Pyaar Karle', says though it is easy to get a movie being from a film background, but it brings along a lot of expectations. "There are positive and negative sides of being from the industry. The pros is...
  • It's a misconception that models can't act, says Hasleen Kaur January 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Beauty queen Hasleen Kaur, who is making her debut with 'Karle Pyaar Karle', says it is a misconception that models cannot act. "Models are as human as any other person who start out fresh and goes to acting school or does theatre. Models just choose to pose or walk on...
  • Watch: Trailer of Kannada film '6-5=2' December 23, 2013

    The trailer of much discussed Kannada film '6 - 5 = 2' is finally out. Written and directed by a newcomer director KS Ashoka, the film revolves around a fatal trek accident. The film features Darshan Apoorva, Krishna Prakash, Vijay Chendoor, Pallavi, Tanuja, Mruthyunjaya in key roles. Watch the trailer...
  • Darshan and Sudeep listed in Forbes' top 100 celebrities of India December 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Darshan and Kiccha have become first Kannada actors to be listed in Forbes' Top 100 Celebrities Of India. Both Sudeep and Darshan, who share a great bond in the personal life too, have bagged 62nd and 65th place in the list, respectively. Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan retained his No....
  • Woman lets husband, son sexually assault daughter for years September 5, 2013

    A young woman on Wednesday stunned people at the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's official residence in Lucknow when she alleged that her father and brother had been sexually abusing her for the last 10 years, officials said. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was on Wednesday present at the "Janta Darshan", a weekly...
  • Dilli Gang: Kapil Sibal to recite poems in the film September 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Two poems by Union minister Kapil Sibal will feature in upcoming Hindi film 'Dilli Gang' which is based on murders of senior citizens in Delhi. The 65-year-old law minister will recite the poems in the beginning and at the end of director Ashish Tyagi's debut film. Sibal, who has brought...
  • Malayalam film 'Mr Bean' to star Kriti Kapoor in lead role May 31, 2013

    Malayalam actress Kriti Kapoor will be seen in Malayalam movie 'Mr Bean' an out and out comedy written by Sharvi and directed by Reji Paul. The movie will be released in theatres in the first week of June. The film will also feature Divya Darshan, Maanav, Irfan Khan , Biju...
  • 'Kranti Veera Sangoli Rayanna' is a superhit January 30, 2013

    The Kannada film 'Kranti Veera Sangoli Rayanna' will complete 100 days at the box office on Febraury 5. The film revolves around the real life story of freedom fighter Sangoli Rayanna who fought against the British in Karnataka. The role is played by superstar Darshan, who has confirmed that an...
  • Bul Bul: Shooting finished except two songs January 20, 2013

    Challenging star Darshan's third home banner film after 'Jothe Jotheyali' and 'Navagraha', 'Bul Bul' has completed talkie portion of the shooting. Only two songs and two action portions are left for completion. 'Bul Bul' is a film by Darshan for his colleagues. Cameraman Krishna Kumar, director MD Sridhar, music director V...
  • 60 pc more spent on remembering Kasturba than Mahatma November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Nearly Rs 83 lakh was spent in commemorating the death anniversary of Kasturba Gandhi during the last two years, which was 60 per cent more than the combined expenditure incurred on the death and birth anniversary events of Mahatma Gandhi during that period. An RTI response has revealed that...
  • Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna: Darshan steals the show November 1, 2012

    This is an exceptional film in the history of Kannada cinema. A historical film 'Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna' is laudable for its rich effort and well controlled performance by character artists and chilling performance from challenging star of Kannada cinema Darshan. The power of this film is powerful dialogues for Darshan....
  • My dream come true with 'KVSR': Jayaprada September 17, 2012

    Actress turned politician, Jayaprada is excited to be portraying Kittur Rani Chennamma in Darshan-starrer 'Kranthi Veera Sangolli Rayanna' (KVSR). "It's been 28 years for me in the industry and every moment has been quite eventful. It has been a great experience working in the Kannada film industry since my first film,...
  • Gujarat polls: Congress releases sops list September 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The Gujarat Congress is leaving no stone unturned in its efforts to win over the people in the state ahead of the Assembly polls that are likely to be held in November end. Releasing a three-page document titled 'Gujarat Praja Vikas Darshan-2012', the state Congress chief Arjun Modhwadia...
  • 'Snehitharu' is expected to be released soon September 2, 2012

    The month of Ganesha Festival and month of big stars birthday in September will also see the release of Kannada film 'Snehitharu' that is made with lot of care and multi star cast working with producer Soundarya Jagadish. When the first print of the film was ready, that was a celebration...
  • 'KVSR': Darshan plays the title role August 23, 2012

    One could say that, 'Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna' is one of the highly expected film in Kannada cinema of the year, 2102. Which is made on the budget of Rs 25 crores. The film could n't release on the birthday of guerilla warrior Rayanna on August, 15 as it was planned....
  • Kamana Jethmalani plays the villain in 'Agraja' August 17, 2012

    It has been 5 years since Kamna Jethmalani made her Sandalwood debut with Ugadi. She is now part of the second Kannada film, 'Agraja'. When we ask her what took her so long, Kamna says, "Firstly, I was tied up with Telugu films and also I was not happy with...
  • 'Agraja' deals with sensitive issues: Jaggesh August 17, 2012

    Debutant director Srinandan has disclosed that his film 'Agraja' is inspired from an award winning film. Though he is not ready to divulge, like how Dwarakish Chitra of 'Charulatha' was not aware at the muhurut that it is a remake of 'Alone'. Producer T Goverdhan brother Venkatesh, who hails from Andhra...
  • Parul to act opposite Jaggesh in 'Agraja' August 12, 2012

    While Kamana Jethmalani is the main heroine opposite Darshan in 'Agraja'. Parul of 'Govindaya Namaha' fame has been selected as the other lady lead opposite Jaggesh. Komal Kumar's younger brother Jaggesh played a lead actor 'Govindaya Namaha' starring Parul in a lead. The duo song Pyaar Ge Agbuttaithe..amdhuke Jaan ge...
  • Actress Ramya opts out of MD Sridhar's 'Bulbul' June 17, 2012

    Till a few days back, Gandhi-nagar was abuzz with cine news that Ramya and Darshan will come together for Toogudeepa production 'Bulbul' to be directed by MD Sridhar. But now, news is that the Sandalwood queen has opted out of the project citing differences in remuneration. According to the spokesperson of...
  • UP: Akhilesh revives Janata Darshan April 18, 2012

    Lucknow: Making a difference in style of governance, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday revived the practice of meeting people to listen to their grievances at his official residence in Lucknow, a step that was ended by his predecessor Mayawati. Long queues of people were seen at 5, Kalidas...
  • No priority darshan for VIPs at Tirumala April 4, 2012

    TIRUMALA: The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Trust Board has decided to withdraw the intervention of government department official machinery to conduct Kalyanamasthu programme in the state. They have decided to conduct ‘Nitya Kalyanamasthu’ at only 11 important temples including Srisailam, Yadagirigutta, Basara, Vemulavada, Dwaraka Tirumala, Mangalagiri, Arasavelli, Annavaram, Kanaka Durga...
  • CNN-IBN honours 24 real heroes with Mumbai Darshan March 24, 2012

    A day before CNN-IBN's Real Heroes awards night, the 24 awardees from various parts of the country were taken for a Mumbai Darshan. ...
  • Jaya Bachchan, others to file nomination for RS March 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan is expected to file her nomination for the Rajya Sabha on Friday. Jaya is also likely to be joined by Samajwadi Party leaders Naresh Agarwal, Brij Bhushan Tiwari and Samajwadi Party loyalist Munawar Salim. Darshan Singh Yadav is also expected to file his nomination. As many...
  • Kept calm during ban: Kannada star Nikita March 13, 2012

    Bangalore: Nikita Thukral is not an unknown name in the city. The actress who has performed various roles in films like 'Vamshi', 'Dubai Babu', 'Yodha' and 'Cottenpet' was roped in a controversy that evoked sharp reactions from various members of the film fraternity. Karnataka Film Producers’ Association (KFPA) had even...
  • Nathalia Kaur: Ram Gopal Verma's new item girl February 29, 2012

    Mumbai: If the buzz from the sets of Department are any indication, it looks like Ram Gopal Varma is all set to recreate the magic of the 'Khallas' song from Company. The filmmaker recently got choreographer Ganesh Acharya to shoot the Dan Dan number with Indo-Brazilian hottie, Nathalia Kaur, who...
  • Why are Bollywood's bad boys so boring? February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Actor Shakti Kapoor, who built a career on the big screen as the Mr Chief Molester of Women, spent weeks as a contestant on the popular television show painstakingly convincing everyone that in real life he is just a regular guy who respects the opposite sex. The best...