FAMILY

  • Oscars producers out after three years and a TV ratings drop 2 days ago

    Lon Angeles: Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, the producers behind the last three Academy Awards telecasts, will not be returning for next year's Oscars, the ceremony organizers said on Thursday. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which hosts Hollywood's biggest night each year, declined to say why Zadan and...
  • Nora Fatehi signed for a special song in 'Baahubali' 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Actress Nora Fatehi, who has worked in films such as 'Roar: The Tigers of Sunderbans' and 'Crazy Cukkad Family', has been signed for a special song in S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus 'Baahubali'. "Impressed with her work in 'Temper', Rajamouli has roped her in for a special number in 'Baahubali'. She's...
  • 'Truth shall prevail', says woman IAS officer on DK Ravi's death 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: The woman IAS officer linked to late Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi has put up a post on her Facebook profile saying 'Truth shall prevail'. The woman IAS officer is DK Ravi's batchmate and police sources claimed that Ravi committed suicide following a failed love affair with her. Her husband...
  • IAS officer DK Ravi's family protest outside Karnataka Assembly demanding CBI probe into his death March 19, 2015

    Two days after the body of IAS officer DK Ravi was found hanging in his house, his parents sat in protest outside the Karnataka secretariat demanding a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into his mysterious death. The state government has also transferred the probing officer CID IG Pronab...
  • How can something be postponed when it has never been set? : Sofia Vergara on her wedding date March 16, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Modern Family' star Sofia Vergara says she and fiance Joe Manganiello are yet to set the wedding date. The 42-year-old actress' comment came just few days after Manganiello said he had set a date, reported Us magazine. "I don't know, how can something be postponed when it has never...
  • Family of six members found dead in Bengaluru; police suspect murder-suicide March 12, 2015

    Bengaluru: A family of six members on Thursday morning found dead in their home in West Bengaluru. The gruesome scene came after when neighbours woke up to them. A tenant, Chandrasekhar said, "I went to buy milk in the morning, windows were shut. The maid later told my wife they...
  • Mysore royal dynasty gets new heir, queen adopts grand nephew of late husband February 24, 2015

    Mysore: The Mysore royal dynasty has got a heir. The Queen of Mysore Pramoda Devi Wodiyar has formally adopted her late husband Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar's grand nephew Yaduveera Gopalaraje Urs at a ceremony held at the main Amba Vilas Palace in Mysore on Tuesday. The new King has been rechristened...
  • Bobby Brown's lawyer to take legal action against 'false reports' February 11, 2015

    Los Angeles: Bobby Brown's lawyer has lashed out at 'false reports' surrounding the declining health of the singer's daughter, Bobbi Kristina, vowing to take legal action against the worst offenders. While the conflicting reports continue to swirl online regarding the status of Kristina, the Brown family has finally released an official...
  • Channing Tatum: New fathers are just like garage assistants in the beginning February 7, 2015

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actor Channing Tatum has said he felt more like a garage worker changing a tyre than a father when he first became a parent. His wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum gave birth to the couple's first daughter Everly in May 2013, but Tatum didn't find his role as a dad...
  • Pakistan: Over 400 Hindu families seek Indian citizenship January 29, 2015

    Ahmedabad: More than 400 Hindu families from Pakistan who are living in Gujarat on Thursday attended a camp held by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and the district collector's office. The two-day camp has been organised on demand from those seeking the citizenship. "Around 400 to 450 families participated. The...
  • 'Crazy Cukkad Family' Review : A family that laughs together, stays together January 16, 2015

    Cast: Swanand Kirkire, Shilpa Shukla, Nora Fatehi, Kiran Karmarkar and Kushal Punjabi Director:Ritesh Menon When noted filmmaker Prakash Jha backs a film, it is certainly for a reason and this comic caper by director Ritesh Menon is definitely one of those films with an in depth message that is open for...
  • Prakash Jha: What Shilpa Shukla did in 'Crazy Cukkad Family', Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif couldn't have January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: On a cold winter afternoon in the Capital, the cast and crew of the upcoming film 'Crazy Cukkad Family' sat in a companionable silence, which is usually seen in real families. With 'Gangaajal' director Prakash Jha donning the producer's hat for debutant director Ritesh Menon's film, the cast was...
  • Never wanted to become a full-fledged actor, was interested in choreography: Kushal Punjabi January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Kushal Punjabi, who worked in Bollywood movies like 'Kaal' and 'Lakshya', is returning to the big screen after a gap of seven years with 'Crazy Cukkad Family', which he says will mark his comeback to movies. Kushal said he became an actor accidentally and has made a few...
  • 'Crazy Cukkad Family' came as a welcome change for Shilpa Shukla January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Shilpa Shukla, best known for her intense roles in films like 'Khamosh Pani' and 'Chak De! India', will be next seen in comedy 'Crazy Cukkad Family', which the actress says was a good change for her. The actress said 'Crazy Cukkad Family' came to her at the right...
  • Sofia Vergara is majestic; deserves happiness, says ex-fiance Nick Loeb December 31, 2014

    Los Angeles: Sofia Vergara's former fiance Nick Loeb is happy for the actress' engagement to Joe Manganiello. "She is beautiful and majestic and therefore, to be loved. Beyond all else in life she deserves happiness, the kind that only true love can bring," Loeb told usmagazine.com. Loeb and Vergara called off their...
  • Priyanka Chopra signs a deal with ABC Studios, creators of 'Modern Family' December 18, 2014

    Looks like actress Priyanka Chopra is well on her way to be a household name in the US. According to 'Hollywood Reporter', the actress has signed a talent holding deal with ABC Studios. "According to the one-year deal, ABC will either develop a starring vehicle for Chopra or cast the...
  • Aamir Khan: My kids think 'PK' is my best film till now December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's says his three-year-old son Azad has started calling him 'PK', the title of his upcoming film. The family had a screening of the Rajkumar Hirani movie recently here and they felt it's his "best film" till date. "I have good news, my family saw the film & loved...
  • J&K polls: Invisible native Christians, least talked about and most neglected December 9, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar has two churches - Holy Family Catholic Church on Maulana Azad road and the Protestant's All Saints Church near Sher-E-Kashmir cricket stadium. These churches look almost invisible most part of the year and come alive during the Christmas in December. But, this time there...
  • 'Modern Family' star Sofia Vergara gets US citizenship; passes test with flying colours December 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Modern Family' star Sofia Vergara is now an American citizen after passing her naturalisation exam with flying colours. The 42-year-old Colombian - who moved to the US in her 20s - passed the oral exam needed for naturalisation with flying colours and she felt very emotional afterwards, reported...
  • Sister urges Indian-origin IS terrorist to return home December 3, 2014

    London: The sister of a suspected Islamic State terrorists of Indian-origin, who posted a picture of himself recently on Twitter holding his baby son in one hand and an AK-47 assault rifle in the other, has appealed to him to return home even if it means going to prison. Abu Rumaysah,...
  • There was an international conspiracy involved behind Netaji's disappearence: Grand nephew December 1, 2014

    The Prime Minister's Office on Monday refused to make public the files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's his grand nephew has said that this confirms that there was an international conspiracy surounding Bose's disappearance. ...
  • Family of four killed in restaurant fire in China November 29, 2014

    Beijing: Four members of a family were killed and another two injured today when a fire broke out at a fast food restaurant in east China's Zhejiang Province. The dead include three men and a woman. The fire broke out at about 1 AM at the restaurant in Cixi City and was...
  • 'Fifty Shades' releases posters of Christian Grey's family November 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: The producers of 'Fifty Shades of Grey', the movie adaptation of E L James' erotic novel of the same name, have introduced individual posters of the family members of Christian Grey. Jamie Dornan is playing the titular hero while Dakota Johnson will be seen as Anastasia Steele in Sam Taylor-Johnson's...
  • Jessica Simpson enjoys family holiday in Texas November 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-turned-fashion designer Jessica Simpson is making the most of her family holiday in Texas. The 34-year-old, who is on a holiday with her two kids Maxwell Drew and Ace Knute, is having the time of her life basking in the sun on a boat. Simpson took to the social...
  • Relief for Law Minister Sadananda Gowda, court dismisses rape case against his son November 26, 2014

    Bengaluru: In a huge relief to Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda, the family court in Bengaluru dismissed the rape case against his son Karthik Gowda. The court ruled that it was not a valid marriage. Karthik had also approached to the High Court to get the rape case against him...
  • Jharkhand elections: Royal families active in public life November 20, 2014

    Ranchi: Despite their loss of royal titles and privileges, they enjoy support of their 'ryots'. These royal families of Jharkhand have a history of parliamentarians and legislators. Though some members of these families are contesting polls this year, it is yet to be seen if the political parties will bank...
  • Snapshot: Aishwarya Rai, Aaradhya Bachchan attend a family function in Mangalore November 15, 2014

    No matter how busy Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is doing commercials, attending launch event, etc. she knows how important it is to take time out for her family. The actress along with daughter Aaradhya flew down to her hometown Mangalore to visit parents Vrinda Rai and Krishnaraj Rai. If reports are...