EFFECTS

  • 'Facebook Generation' is happier than teenagers a decade ago: Study Yesterday

    London: Today's "Facebook Generation" is happier and healthier than teenagers a decade ago, finds a new study. Adolescence is a crucial stage in life when you lay the foundation for adulthood. The findings, published online by the European Journal of Public Health, claimed a growing proportion of 11 to 15-year-olds, dubbed the...
  • Most creative ideas come from the youngest, least experienced but passionate writers: Sudhir Mishra March 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra truly believes in the power of young creative minds as he believes they have "original and unbiased" views towards storytelling. Mishra is a jury member of a short film contest 'Love Ke Side Effects', along with filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor and actor-producer Sanjay Suri. They will select the...
  • Modi doesn't know the meaning of failure, says author of 'The Modi Effect' March 17, 2015

    Author of 'The Modi Effect' Lance Price says that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not known to the feeling of failure and his charisma has projected him as the only option to the voters in India. ...
  • Here's why diesel vehicles are more harmful March 16, 2015

    London: Researchers have shown how exhaust pollution from diesel engines affects nerves within the lung. Identifying potential mechanisms linking exposure to diesel exhaust and the exacerbation of respiratory diseases may lead to treatments for those affected. "Our results indicate that our reliance on fossil fuels, and particularly diesel, could have a detrimental...
  • Narenda Modi saw no TV, took only calls after noon on Lok Sabha elections result day: Book March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal may have inflicted a massive defeat on BJP in Delhi Assembly polls last month, but months earlier Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw him as a "small single city leader" not even worth "my time to ignore". These comments were made by Modi to former...
  • On Lok Sabha poll result day, Modi saw no TV, took calls after noon March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: On the morning of May 16, 2014, when counting of votes polled in the Lok Sabha elections was on, Narendra Modi was alone in his room meditating with no television on and took telephone calls only after 12 noon. "In the morning when the counting was going on, I...
  • Olivia Wilde calls her pregnancy belly a horror movie February 28, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Olivia Wilde, who has 10-month-old son Otis with her partner Jason Sudeikis, says pregnancy is a 'terrifying' experience, but she recommends it. She even compared her enormous belly to a horror movie. "I was doing re-shoots for this movie...(at) eight and a half months pregnant and I was just...
  • Haven't created visual effects for the sake of it, says 'I' director Shankar January 14, 2015

    Tamil cinema's visionary director Shankar's 'I' featuring superstar Vikram released on Wednesday. The film has been shrouded in secrecy for months and the film has Vikram donning multiple looks, including a werewolf-like beast, and a disfigured man. Shankar said, "I don't do visual effects for the sake of visual...
  • Google buys videoprocessing service provider Zync Render August 27, 2014

    California: Google Inc said it bought Zync Render, the visual effects cloudrendering technology company behind "Star Trek Into Darkness". Rendering is the process of generating an image from a 2D or 3D model, or models, using computer programs. Zync provides online tools to render video. Zync software has been used to render hundreds...
  • Modi effect: MEA officials weed out old files, papers, junk June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The suited and booted officials of the Ministry of External Affairs had a different job at hand on Saturday weeding out old files and papers and removing unusable and obsolete furniture. Officials offered 'Shramdhan' to make their office clean and tidy to meet the expectations of Prime Minister Narendra...
  • Monsoon likely to move towards central India after June 25 June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The South West Monsoon, which hit Kerala on Friday after a delay of four days, will remain "sluggish" and may proceed to central Indian only after June 25, the Met department said. During the month, rainfall activity would largely remain confined to west coast, northeast India and the southern...
  • 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai' is a whimsical romcom; should be fun: Shoojit Sircar May 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Shoojit Sircar, the coproducer of 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai', hopes the film about a wedding in Bhopal turns out to be fun. The film is a smallbudget whimsical romcom directed by writer Arshad Sayyed, who recently wrote another quirky marital comedy 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. Talking about 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai',...
  • Adhuna has great influence on me: Farhan Akhtar April 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Husband and wife often fulfil complimentary roles. Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says that his wife Adhuna supports him and gives him strength and confidence to finish his work with ease. In an interview on TV show "Yeh Hai Meri Kahani", the "Shaadi Ke Side Effects" star talked about his wife's role...
  • Winning Oscars is not too far away, says Vidya Balan March 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan said here today that she hopes to win an Oscar award. "I have never thought of winning an Oscar. Rather I never thought I would get the Padma Shri. I think God has been kind to me. I think getting Oscar award is not too far away,"...
  • 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' earns Rs 23 crore in four days March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan-starrer 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' didn't create fireworks on the opening day but showed good growth over the weekend, say trade experts. Co-produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and Pritish Nandy Communications, the film is about the relationship of a young and urban married couple. Made...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects', 'Nebraska' and 'Dallas Buyers Club' March 1, 2014

    This week, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects', 'Nebraska' and 'Dallas Buyers Club'. Also on the show, actresses Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla talk about their upcoming film Gulabi Gang. ...
  • 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' review: It is predictable but hopelessly fun February 28, 2014

    Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Vidya Balan, Purab Kohli, Ila Arun, Ram Kapoor Director: Saket Chaudhury Early on in 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects', Sid (Farhan Akhtar) reveals his secret to avoiding confrontations with his wife Trisha (Vidya Balan): "When I'm in the wrong, I say sorry. When she's in the wrong, I say sorry."...
  • Shaadi Ke Side Effects: Raising a toast to fidelity February 28, 2014

    New Delhi: We have had Bollywood make fun of marriage too many times now. And in most cases, the jokes have been clichéd and to a point of being regressive. From 'No Entry' to 'Masti' to the horrid 'Grand Masti' all have highlighted the side effects of being a married...
  • Sujoy Ghosh is biased towards 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' February 28, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Kahaani' fame director Sujoy Ghosh is looking forward to the release of Vidya Balan and Farhan Akhtar-starrer 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. Co-produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and Pritish Nandy Communications, the film released on Friday. "Really hoping 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' kills it tomorrow (Friday) for obvious biased reasons. Too...
  • 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' Tweet Review: First day, first show February 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Director Saket Chaudhary's 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' is quirky take on life of a newly married couple played by Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan. The supremely talented actors pair up on screen for the first time and going by their past performances, 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' promises to be...
  • Farhan made me laugh a lot on 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': Vidya Balan February 24, 2014

    New Delhi: With his straight-faced jokes Farhan Akhtar found an easy bakra (scapegoat) in me, says Vidya Balan, his co-star in the upcoming film 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. "I love to laugh and Farhan loves to make people laugh so the 'funda' was very clear. He found an easy 'bakra' in...
  • Vidya Balan: I don't regret doing 'Ghanchakkar' February 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan says she was disheartened with the failure of her last film 'Ghanchakkar', but dose not regret being a part of it. The Rajkumar Gupta directed comedy had Emraan Hashmi playing an ex-conman and Vidya played his Punjabi housewife. There were lot of expectations...
  • Have calmed down a bit after marriage: Vidya Balan February 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan says an insecure relationship can have a negative impact on people's career. "If you are in an insecure relationship, you may not be happy and your career may go for a toss. But if you are in a happy relationship, it will only help you. "There is a...
  • Shaadi Ke Side Effects: What makes Farhan a director's actor February 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Farhan Akhtar is not upset with veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah's comment that 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' is a fake film and instead believes in focussing on good feedback about the movie. Shah had slammed 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' as a fake film and rubbished Farhan Akhtar's performance in it. "No (I am not...
  • e Lounge: Vidya, Farhan say they admire each others work February 21, 2014

    Bollywood actress Vidya Balan said that she admired the work of Farhan Akhtar and the latter echoed the same views for the former. The duo will be seen together in upcoming movie 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. The film is directed by Saket Chaudhary and features Farhan Akhtar, Vidya Balan, Ram...
  • 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' has no similarity with my real life: Farhan Akhtar February 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Farhan Akhtar's forthcoming film 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' portrays how an Indian husband yearns to have the life of a single man even after marriage, but he says the plot has no 'similarity' with his real life. In an interview, Farhan gets down to talking about the comedy movie,...