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  • 10 lesser known cool things Abhishek Bachchan has done in his career that you have forgotten 05-02-2014 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan turned 38 today. He was born on February 5, 1976 to Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan. He debuted as a hero in the year 2000 with JP Dutta's 'Refugee'. Since then, he is constantly under the watchful eyes of film journalists, and there are very...
  • Review: 'The Making of Don' is written like a film's screenplay which helps the readers 04-02-2014 04:38 PM

    Book: The Making Of Don Author: Krishna Gopalan When there is a director like Chandra Barot, who established Amitabh Bachchan as an anti-hero in 'Don' (1978), but couldn't make any film in next 13 years, then there is definitely a story, and Krishna Gopalan should be appreciated for his efforts...
  • 'The Making of Don' is a book to be savored 03-02-2014 09:59 AM

    How many times it has ever happened with you that you've loved a movie watched it over and over again and have tried to know how and under what circumstances it was made? Even at times you may have wanted to know more about your favorite film, finding consolidated information...
  • Five of Test cricket's greatest fourth innings 23-12-2013 09:27 AM

    Johannesburg: The near-historic finish between South Africa and India in the first Test on Sunday is likely to be remembered as one of the game's best ever - even if the end result was a draw. What a draw it was! Chasing a huge 458 to win, South Africa came...
  • Only Bradman better than Sachin Tendulkar: Michael Clarke 15-11-2013 08:59 AM

    Sydney: Australia Test captain Michael Clarke says retiring Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar's greatest achievement is playing international cricket for almost a quarter of a century. Clarke said Tendulkar, who is playing in his 200th and final Test, ranked second only to Australia's Don Bradman as the best batsman of...
  • Fifty little-known Sachin Tendulkar facts 12-11-2013 01:15 PM

    As one of the greatest Indian cricketer wraps up his 24-year career, here are some little-known, interesting nuggets about the master. FAMILY 1. The first school Sachin attended as a child was Indian Education Society's New English School in Bandra East. 2. Sachin's elder brother Ajit Tendulkar had played cricket...
  • Porn can be productive for both men and women: Scarlett Johansson 09-11-2013 02:57 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Scarlett Johansson, who plays a character opposed to pornography in Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Don Jon', has no hang-ups about it in real life. "I think porn, like anything else, can be enjoyed. It can be productive for both men and women," Marie Claire magazine quoted the 28-year-old as...
  • 'The Don Juans' to open International Film Festival of India 19-10-2013 11:17 AM

    Panaji: Czech comedy film 'The Don Juans' directed by Jiri Menzel will open the forthcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) scheduled to be held in Goa from November 20 to November 30. After chairing a preparatory meeting in Goa to oversee preparations for IFFI, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister...
  • Farhan: Shah Rukh Khan is not playing a Gujarati don in my film 13-10-2013 11:28 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has denied reports that Shah Rukh Khan will play a Gujarati don in his next production. He says the superstar essays a gangster instead. "Don't call him a Gujarati don! He is not playing any Gujarati don. The film is based in Gujarat and his character...
  • Tendulkar greatest contemporary cricketer: Aus media 11-10-2013 12:27 PM

    Melbourne: Sachin Tendulkar's impending retirement from Test cricket evoked unreserved admiration for the batting icon from the Australian media which described him the "deity of cricket" and one of the history's two greatest batsmen along with Don Bradman. With the headline 'Tendulkar departs as a deity of cricket', Sydney Morning...
  • Sachin Tendulkar best ever batsman ahead of Bradman in online polls 10-10-2013 08:59 PM

    London: Sachin Tendulkar was voted as the greatest batsman of all time, ahead of Don Bradman and Brian Lara, in an online poll conducted by an English newspaper after the news of the Indian batting icon's retirement from Test cricket broke out on Thursday. 'The Telegraph' asked its readers to...
  • Porn can be liberating, says Scarlett Johansson 02-10-2013 03:58 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Scarlett Johansson, who is seen in porn addiction comedy 'Don Jon', has admitted she is a fan of artistic adult films that don't degrade women. "Pornography can be degrading or can be sexually liberating, if you know how to use it and it is made from an...
  • I want my spinners to do a ''Hollies'' on Sachin Tendulkar: Langer 01-10-2013 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: It's no secret that Australian cricketers over the years have respected Sachin Tendulkar more than anyone of his peers but when Perth Scorchers take on Mumbai Indians in a Champions League T20 match on Wednesday, coach Justin Langer would like one of his bowlers do an "Eric Hollies"...
  • Priyanka most dangerous celebrity online: Survey 25-09-2013 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: Actress Priyanka Chopra has been named as most dangerous celebrity online in a survey conducted by a cyber security system. Priyanka, who has been part of hit movies like 'Don', 'Agneepath' and 'Barfi!' has replaced Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone in this year's McAfee's Most Dangerous Celebrity survey,...
  • Sridevi's next is a bilingual? 18-09-2013 11:33 AM

    Chennai: Ace Telugu writer Kona Venkat claims that Sridevi was so impressed with his story of his next, but untitled film, that she instantly agreed to work in it. He also said that her husband and filmmaker Boney Kapoor has expressed an interest to produce the project in three languages....
  • Former England captain Brearley to deliver this year's Bradman Oration 27-08-2013 05:47 PM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Tuesday announced that former England captain Mike Brearley will deliver the 11th Sir Donald Bradman Oration here October 23. Speaking on the 105th anniversary of Bradman's birth, CA chief executive officer James Sutherland said they were delighted that Brearley, who captained England in 31 of...
  • Bradman cricket bat fetches 65,000 dollars at auction 15-08-2013 04:45 PM

    Sydney: A bat used by Australian great Donald Bradman and signed by his 1948 "Invincible" team was sold for Aus$61,000 ($65,000) at auction in Melbourne on Thursday, reports said. Bradman used the Sykes bat to score 115 in his final first-class innings at home before the team travelled to England...
  • Jennifer Aniston rubbishes pregnancy rumours 13-08-2013 06:00 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Aniston has laughed off the rumours of the baby bump and said it may be because she has gained a couple of pounds. The 44-year-old feels people should stop speculation about her personal life. "It does feel a bit like they've exhausted the question, and also...
  • Truth of Verity's death puts Ashes in their place 30-07-2013 09:42 AM

    There has already been talk of "campaigns" and "battles" during the ongoing Ashes series. And even the often sober Sydney Morning Herald referred to Australia's 347-run defeat by England in the second Test at Lord's just over a week ago as a "slaughter". Well, to borrow the words of German...
  • Australia hope spirit of Don Bradman provides Ashes lift 20-07-2013 09:08 PM

    London: With Australia's bid to regain the Ashes hanging by a slender thread, Michael Clarke's team would be wise to turn to the spirit of Don Bradman for inspiration. The Australians, already trailing 1-0 in the series, are up against it again in the second Test at Lord's as England...
  • PM Manmohan Singh condoles Pran's death, calls him an icon 13-07-2013 12:43 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh condoled the demise of Pran Kishan Sikand, known as Pran, describing him as "an icon" and a talent whose "versatility in etching a lasting impression on cinema audience's mind improved with time". Pran, who has over 400 films to his credit in a career...
  • Pran Krishan Sikand's filmography mirrors his versatility 13-07-2013 10:24 AM

    Mumbai: As a Bollywood villain whom movie-goers loved to hate, Pran, who died here Friday evening, has left behind a volley of film projects where he played rough-and-tough roles with immense eloquence. His filmography boasts of over 400 projects, which prove his versatility in essaying a hero, character artist and...
  • Legendary actor Pran's funeral to be held at Shivaji Park in Mumbai today 13-07-2013 09:42 AM

    Mumbai: The funeral of legendary actor Pran will be held on Saturday afternoon at Shivaji park in Dadar. The Dadasaheb Phalke awardee passed away on Friday night at a suburban hospital in Mumbai. "He died after a spell of prolonged illness," his daughter said. He was admitted to Lilavati hospital...
  • Zynga's new CEO Don Mattrick to get pay package worth some $50 million 04-07-2013 03:30 PM

    San Francisco: Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft Corp's Xbox business who will replace Zynga Inc founder Mark Pincus as chief executive next week, will get a hefty, largely stock-based compensation package of about $50 million in coming years, the company said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday. In his...
  • Zynga CEO Mark Pincus steps down, Microsoft Xbox head to take the post 02-07-2013 10:12 AM

    New York: He's not heading out to pasture, but the CEO of "FarmVille" maker Zynga Inc. is stepping aside as the troubled online game company looks to revive itself and lift its stalled stock price. Mark Pincus will be replaced on Monday, July 8, by Don Mattrick, who was most...
  • Banaras is back in Bollywood spotlight with 'Raanjhanaa' 28-06-2013 11:31 PM

    The holy city of Banaras is another city that has often caught the fancy of Indian filmmakers. And with Sonam Kapoor- Dhanush starrer 'Raanjhanaa,' the temple city is back in the Bollywood spotlight. The city of Banaras has played a key role in many Bollywood films with its characteristic charm...
  • Ate at McDonald's every single day, yet lost 20 pounds: CEO 31-05-2013 07:41 PM

    New York: They might start calling it the McDiet. McDonald Corp's CEO Don Thompson revealed at an analyst conference this week that he shed about 20 pounds (9 kilograms) in the past year by getting his "butt up" and "working out again". But he said he hasn't changed his habit...
  • 81-year-old footage used to restore Bradman home 08-05-2013 04:51 PM

    Sydney: Architects have studied 81-year-old footage of Don Bradman at his childhood home to complete an award-winning restoration of the property. Bradman is said to have honed his batting skills in the Australian country town of Bowral by spending hours hitting a golf ball against the base of his home's...
  • Movies today are made for a certain class: Javed Akhtar 02-05-2013 05:02 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran scriptwriter and poet Javed Akhtar feels movies today are made for a certain class of audience and filmmakers only target metro cities for their project's release. "Now films are being made for a certain class. A producer once said to me 'I don't care if my film...
  • 'Iron Man 3' review: Don't look for an ideological connection 27-04-2013 11:07 AM

    Cast: Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Ben Kingsley Director: Shane Black 'Iron Man 3' takes its cue from 'The Avengers' rather than 'Iron Man 2', and it turns out to be a smart move. Tony Stark aka Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr) is as...