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  • Gave 10-15 auditions in a day; prayed hard to get a show, commercial: Ssharad Malhotra shares his tale of struggle December 18, 2014

    Actor Ssharad Malhotra, popular for his portrayal of Maharana Pratap in 'Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap', had studied at New York Film Academy, an experience which will remain special to him for several reason. In a freewheeling chat with IBNLive.com the very grounded Ssharad speaks about the efforts...
  • Actress Kareena Kapoor to endorse UNICEF campaign for children's benefit December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor has been roped in to support Child-Friendly Schools and Systems (CFSS) campaign. It is a joint initiative by DTH provider Tata Sky and Unicef, and Kareena, also the Unicef India celebrity advocate, will support the communication campaign for the initiative including promotional films, mailers and...
  • Ram Gopal Varma is like a drug; You get easily addicted to him, says Telugu actor Nandoo December 2, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Nandoo, who was last seen in Ram Gopal Varma-directed Telugu thriller 'Ice Cream 2', says working with the filmmaker gives him a high as he's like a 'drug'. "Ram Gopal Varma is like a drug. You get easily addicted to him. Most of us fear taking drugs, but we...
  • Firmino strike gives Brazil sixth straight win under Dunga November 19, 2014

    Brazil chalked up their sixth successive win since Dunga replaced Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach following the World Cup when they beat Austria 2-1 with a stunning late drive by Roberto Firmino on Tuesday. Germany-based Firmino fired home from 25 metres in the 83rd minute of the friendly to give Brazil...
  • Raphael Guerreiro scores as Portugal beat Argentina 1-0 November 19, 2014

    'Cristiano Ronaldo v Lionel Messi' got top billing at a packed Old Trafford but it was a lesser light who scored as Portugal scraped a 1-0 friendly win over Argentina on Tuesday. Raphael Guerreiro headed the winner in added time after a second half riddled with substitutions and missing the excitement...
  • Joachim Loew on a high after Germany sink Spain in Vigo November 19, 2014

    Beating Spain was the perfect way to end a stellar year, Germany coach Joachim Loew said after the world champions recorded a 1-0 victory in a friendly on Tuesday. The European heavyweights were clashing for the first time since Spain's win by the same scoreline in the 2010 World Cup semi-finals...
  • Wayne Rooney's double helps England thump Scotland November 19, 2014

    England captain Wayne Rooney scored twice after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain headed the opener in a 3-1 win over Scotland as the visitors dominated a typically passionate Auld Enemy friendly at Celtic Park on Tuesday. Rooney took his tally to 46 in his 101st international to move within three goals of Bobby Charlton's...
  • Lionel Messi penalty gives Argentina 2-1 win over Croatia November 13, 2014

    Lionel Messi's penalty earned Argentina a 2-1 win over Croatia after a fortunate equaliser that stood despite an unintentional handball by Sergio Aguero in a friendly at West Ham United's Upton Park ground on Wednesday. Messi scored from the spot in the 57th minute after Aguero had been brought down by...
  • Neymar shines as Brazil crush Turkey 4-0 November 13, 2014

    Neymar scored twice as Brazil continued their winning run under new head coach Dunga with a 4-0 victory against Turkey in a friendly in Istanbul on Wednesday. The 22-year-old Barcelona forward also provided an assist to add to his brace and was aided by a brilliant performance by Chelsea winger Willian. Neymar...
  • Emily Blunt to star in 'Barton and Charlie and Checco and Bill'? November 9, 2014

    Los Angeles: If all goes well, actress Emily Blunt could star opposite Rupert Friend in comedy film "Barton and Charlie and Checco and Bill", which is also the latter's feature directorial debut. The duo last appeared alongside one another in the 2009 docudrama "The Young Victoria". Friend has written the script of...
  • Green Diwali options: Upcycled candle moulds, sandstone diyas October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Upcycled candle moulds, rangoli- inspired bamboo trays and sandstone diyas are some of the 'green options' market players are coming out with to tap on to consumers preferring eco-friendly products this Diwali. While the eco-friendly candles are the much sought after green product this season, a wide range of...
  • All 10 seasons of 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' coming to Netflix; to be available starting January 1, 2015 October 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: "Friends" may have wrapped up ten years ago, but Ross, Chandler, Monica, Rachel, Phoebe and Joey will appear on Netflix beginning in January, Warner Bros. TV and the online Internet-streaming service said on Wednesday. All 236 episodes of the popular NBC 10-season series, one of the most-watched US shows...
  • Messi, Higuain score twice as Argentina thrash Hong Kong 7-0 October 14, 2014

    Lionel Messi scored twice after coming off the bench as an experimental Argentina side destroyed Hong Kong 7-0 in an international friendly mismatch on Tuesday. Argentina fielded a completely different line-up from the one which lost to Brazil last week but the World Cup finalists still waltzed to a facile triumph. The...
  • Dunga delights in Brazil flexibility and brilliant Neymar October 14, 2014

    Singapore: Brazil coach Dunga has made a perfect start to his second stint in charge of the national side and on Tuesday's friendly win over Japan offered him plenty of reasons to feel that July's World Cup nightmare could soon be forgotten. As hosts, Felipe Scolari's side bullied their way...
  • Benzema shines as France beat Portugal 2-1 in friendly October 12, 2014

    Paris: Fernando Santos began his reign at the helm of Portugal with a 2-1 loss at Euro 2016 host France in a friendly while Denmark salvaged a 1-1 draw in Albania in qualifying on Saturday. Striker Karim Benzema scored at Stade de France after only three minutes for his 25th international...
  • Diego Tardelli nets twice as Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 October 11, 2014

    Beijing: Lionel Messi had a penalty saved as Brazil continued their defensive rehabilitation under returning coach Dunga with a morale-boosting 2-0 win over old adversaries Argentina in a feisty friendly on Saturday. Atletico Mineiro striker Diego Tardelli scored once in each half, his first goals for Brazil, as former skipper Dunga...
  • Google doodles 'Malgudi Days' on RK Narayan's 108th birth anniversary October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: "Who's the man behind the book on our doodle in India? It's Malgudi's native son, famed Indian writer RK Narayan. Narayan is a well known pioneer of early Indian literature and set most of his stories in the fictional town of Malgudi. Happy 108th birthday to RK Narayan!,"...
  • Is the Dhakkan in the bin? October 8, 2014

    A beautiful film made by Avinash and Tushar, where a young boy brings out the message of how improper disposal of waste and scrap is harming our animals ...
  • Frustrated Robben pleased to be back on international duty October 6, 2014

    Winger Arjen Robben said he was happy to be back in the Netherlands squad after spending the last round of international fixtures swearing in front of the television set. Robben returned on Monday to the Dutch squad for the first time since the World Cup in Brazil after injury ruled him...
  • India go down to Palestine 2-3 in football friendly October 6, 2014

    Siliguri: The Indian football team squandered a first-half lead to eventually go down to AFC Challenge Cup Champions Palestine 2-3 in an International friendly here on Monday. India led 2-1 at the interval at the Kanchenjunga Stadium. Down by an early 8th minute goal, India displayed character to overturn the table by...
  • Indian diaspora requests Prime Minister Narendra Modi to grant voting rights to NRIs September 28, 2014

    New York: Overseas wing of the BJP in the US has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider granting voting rights to non-resident Indians (NRIs) besides opening more consulates to facilitate the diaspora community. "NRIs should be granted voting rights. This can be done either by mail or by voting in...
  • Watch: Courteney Cox tells Jimmy Kimmel that she has always wondered why nobody wanted 'the Monica haircut' September 24, 2014

    Courteney Cox talks about the 20th anniversary of 'Friends' and tries to correct a mistake she made when she appeared in a 'Friends' re-enactment on the show earlier. ...
  • They don't know that we know that they know: Phobe Buffay's 10 best quotes from 'Friends' September 22, 2014

    We do know that there is no one else like Phoebe. Played to perfection by Lisa Kudrow, Phoebe was strikingly different from rest of her gang having had a fair share of struggle while growing up on the streets. But she wore her uniqueness like a badge of honour and...
  • If she wanted to be more like me, why couldn't she just copy my hairstyle: 10 best quotes of Rachel Green as 'Friends' turns 20 September 22, 2014

    We all have had a relationship similar to what Rachel and Ross had. Rachel Green aka Jennifer Aniston was emulated for her style and hair more than any of her 'Friends' costar. The actress played the rich blonde who leaves her groom at the altar to live a life or...
  • 'Unagi is a total state of awareness': 10 best quotes of Ross Geller as 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' turns 20 September 22, 2014

    Those who grew up the '90s, must have had 'Friends' playing an integral part in their lives. The six characters based living in New York struck a chord with people across the world and became household names. Each group would have a geeky Ross, a goodlooking Rachel with great hair...
  • 'Well, the fridge broke. So I had to eat everything.': 10 best quotes of Joey Tribbiani as 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' turns 20 September 22, 2014

    Those who grew up the '90s, must have had 'Friends' playing an integral part in their lives. The six characters based living in New York struck a chord with people across the world and became household names. Each group would have a geeky Ross, a goodlooking Rachel with great hair...
  • 'I'm not great at advice. But can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?': 10 best quotes of Chandler Bing as 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' turns 20 September 22, 2014

    Those who grew up the '90s, must have had 'Friends' playing an integral part in their lives. The six characters based living in New York struck a chord with people across the world and became household names. Each group would have a geeky Ross, a goodlooking Rachel with great hair...
  • 'I'm Monica. I'm disgusting. I stalk guys and keep their underpants' 10 best quotes of Monica Geller as 'Friends' TV show turns 20 September 22, 2014

    Those who grew up the 1990s, must have had 'Friends' playing an integral part in their lives. The six characters based living in New York struck a chord with people across the world and became household names. Each group would have a geeky Ross, a dreamy Phoebe and a perfectionist...