Devdas

  • Gujarat: Justice for 'dukhi pati' on poll promise list April 20, 2014

    Ahmedabad: There are promises galore for voters in Ahmedabad East constituency with fringe political parties and Independent candidates promising justice for "aggrieved husbands" and "lavish" lifestyle for the poor in their manifestos. Dashrath Devda, who runs an NGO 'Akhil Bhartiya Patni Atyachar Virodhi Sangh' and is an Independent candidate...
  • Bengali actress Suchitra Sen not out of danger yet: Doctor January 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Veteran Bengali actress Suchitra Sen is not out of danger yet, a doctor said Saturday. The ailing legend needs oxygen support. "Almost the entire night (around four to five hours) yesterday she was on noninvasive ventilation. She is weak and is sleeping," Subrata Maitra, a member of the team of...
  • Suchitra Sen still weak, cardiac condition stable January 9, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengali veteran actress Suchitra Sen has become 'weak' due to poor food intake although her cardiac condition is stable, a medical bulletin said Thursday. According to the latest bulletin, "her oxygen saturation again dipped Wednesday evening but with intensive chest physiotherapy, it has now stabilized. Her cardiac condition remains stable." "In...
  • Actress Suchitra Sen in serious condition December 29, 2013

    Kolkata: Legendary actress Suchitra Sen is in a serious condition after she was admitted to a private hospital here following a respiratory tract infection, doctors said on Sunday. The 82yearold actress, who lives a secluded life and stays locked up inside her apartment, was admitted to Belle Vue Clinic earlier this...
  • Dilip Kumar turns 91, to celebrate birthday with family December 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who turned 91 Wednesday, will have a quiet celebration with close friends, family and a team of doctors, says his wife Saira Banu. "I only want to thank Allah for whatever he has given us. We will have a great celebration with family members and around...
  • Shah Rukh Khan hopes to bring more Indian films to Cannes October 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is in Cannes, recalled the time when he represented Indian cinema there with 'Devdas' in 2002. He says he hopes to bring more beautiful cinema from the country to the French Riviera. According to reports, SRK was in Cannes to attend a big fat...
  • Dilip Kumar is recovering, needs rest: Saira Banu September 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The 90-year-old actor was admitted to Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra on Sunday after suffering a heart attack. He is in still in the ICU. Legendary actor Dilip Kumar is on his road to recovery but needs lot of rest, his wife Saira Banu said on Thursday. "He has to...
  • CM Shivraj allots portfolios to new cabinet ministers August 16, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who expanded his council of ministers two days back, on Friday alloted the portfolios to the four new ministers, official sources said. Vijay Shah will be the new SC/ST Welfare Minister, while Antar Singh Arya will be the Minister for Jail. Ministers of State...
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali: I am a nomadic lover April 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Sanjay Leela Bhansali confesses that there were 'relationships that didn't work out'. He admits that his life may be 'unfulfilled', but it isn't 'unhappy'. "All the pain, suffering, love passion and conflict have made me what I am. I make passionate love stories because I don't have love in my...
  • Shah Rukh Khan: Films and directors chose me April 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Shah Rukh Khan, who was part of two remake films 'Devdas' and 'Don' said the proud moment for him would be when somebody would remake his original films. "I did two iconic films one is Dilip Kumar's 'Devdas' and the other one is Amitabh Bachchan's 'Don'. I never chose...
  • Pandit Birju Maharaj to choreograph Madhuri Dixit in 'Dedh Ishqiya' March 7, 2013

    Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj who choreographed Madhuri Dixit in Devdas will be choreographing the actress once again. This time it will be for 'Dedh Ishqiya', the sequel to 'Ishqiya'. ...
  • Competition on TV is intimidating: Sanjay Leela Bhansali February 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who is entering the cluttered TV medium with 'Saraswatichandra', a show replete with "neverseenbefore grandeur", says he feels intimidated with the competition on small screen. Nevertheless, he admits he is now keen to expand his presence on the medium. "To begin with, I didn't understand the...
  • Is the golden age of romance in Bollywood over? August 2, 2012

    New Delhi: First things first.. no it has not been initiated by demise of Rajesh K . It has been said that the history of cinema is also a history of exciting, adventurous and celebrated love affairs. Dead right. And for excellent reasons. The very nature of film making provides...
  • Ekta Kapoor takes a dig at 'Devdas', Bhansali upset July 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Ekta Kapoor's upcoming comedy sequel has pulled a spoof on several films. But looks like the makers have now rubbed Sanjay Leela Bhansali the wrong way with their act on Devdas. Apparently, the filmmaker is not at all amused with this antic. A source informs us, "Ektas upcoming film with...
  • 'Rowdy' opened new doors in my vision: Bhansali June 11, 2012

    Mumbai: His kind of cinema is different but Sanjay Leela Bhansali, known for films like 'Devdas', 'Black' and 'Guzaarish', broke new ground by producing a masala film like 'Rowdy Rathore'. He admits the industry is flooded with films of all genres, but says potboilers have never gone out of...
  • 'Awaara' added to Time's 100 greatest films May 28, 2012

    Washington: Time magazine has included Raj Kapoor's 1951 classic 'Awaara' among 20 new entries added to its AllTime 100 list of the greatest films made since 1923, the beginning of the prestigious US periodical. Rethinking the movie masterpieces, Time critic Richard Corliss describes Raj Kapoor as 'the great starauteur of India's...
  • Why Hollywood can't get enough of 'Devdas' May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: If you recall the sheer opulence of Baz Luhrmann's musical Moulin Rouge, complimenting Craig Armstrong and Marius de Vries's music, you will find it easier to justify Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Devdas' place in the '10 Greatest Movies of the Millennium' list compiled by the Time magazine. A...
  • Time ranks 'Devdas' in millennium's top ten May 21, 2012

    Washington: Time magazine has ranked Bollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2002 film 'Devdas' eighth among the ten greatest movies of the millennium with 'WALL.E' at the top and 'The Artist' in the tenth spot. It described Shah Rukh Khan as an 'allworld charismatist' and Madhuri Dixit 'a hot number who...
  • Aishwarya 'greedy' about working with directors March 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Aishwarya Rai, currently on a sabbatical after being in the industry for over a decade, says she was happy to have worked with different directors. "I am glad to have worked with different directors on different roles. I had always been greedy to work with different directors on different...
  • 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...
  • I am well and on top of the world: Dilip Kumar February 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Dismissing the rumors of illhealth, Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar today said he is well. "I am well and on top of the world, enjoying every moment of every day of the life gifted to me by the Almighty," the 89yearold actor wrote on twitter. Earlier this week, actor Shahrukh Khan...
  • SRK meets 'Don 2' contest winners February 16, 2012

    Shah Rukh Khan, who still not gotten over his Don hangover, has recently made an appearance to give prizes to the winners. ...
  • Idiots like me copy Dilip Kumar: Shah Rukh Khan February 16, 2012

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan, who was appreciated for the role of a doomed lover in 2002 remake of 'Devdas', earlier played by Dilip Kumar in the 1955 film of the same name, feels nobody can imitate the thespian. "You can't imitate Mr Dilip Kumar. Whoever copies Dilip Kumar, they are idiots...
  • Madhuri Dixit talks about her favourite roles February 8, 2012

    Diva Madhuri Dixit gets candid about her top three roles including the ones in 'Khalnayak', 'Hum Apke Hain Kaun' and 'Devdas'. ...
  • Madhuri Dixit to launch her official website January 31, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Madhuri Dixit, who has moved here from the US to play a new innings in Bollywood, is working on her official website and plans to launch it soon. "Here is first reward... Official Madhuri Dixit website teaser! you can connect now. Looking forward to hearing from you," the...
  • Happy Birthday Dilip Kumar December 10, 2011

    Dilip Kumar was born in 1922. Muhammad Yusuf Khan, known by his stage name Dilip Kumar - has been called the ultimate 'method actor' by Satyajit Ray.Starting his career in 1944, Kumar's career has spanned five decades and over 60 films.
  • Katju pushes for Bharat Ratna for Sarat Chandra December 6, 2011

    Kolkata: Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju on Tuesday strongly advocated awarding 'Bharat Ratna' to late Bengali novelist Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, describing him as one of the greatest writers of the world. "I would appeal to (West Bengal Chief Minister) Mamata Banerjee to take up with the President of India...
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali to produce TV shows? November 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali wants to bring his style of lavish filmmaking to the small screen, albeit as a producer. "TV is the most powerful medium today, and it will grow even more powerful tomorrow. So I feel it is important for my work to reach out to...