FRIES

  • Uma Bharti seeks FRI's help in cleaning Ganga September 16, 2014

    Dehradun: Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti on Tuesday asked the Forest Research Institute and the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education here to pool in their vast resources and expertise for the restoration of Himalayan ecology and rejuvenation of the Ganga. "If the FRI and ICFRE harness their...
  • Formula One to consider dropping practice session June 7, 2014

    Formula One, in another cost cutting move, is looking to drop one practice session and trim Grand Prix weekends from four days to three. While the proposal has yet to be approved, team technical directors said on Friday following practice at the Canadian Grand Prix that they were aware of the...
  • Masala films have pushed back my kind of cinema: Rajat Kapoor March 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood potboilers 'Wanted' and 'Dabangg' minted over Rs.100 crore at the box-office. But from acclaimed actor-filmmaker Rajat Kapoor's perspective, they impacted the growth of his "kind of cinema", which includes offbeat entertainers like 'Bheja Fry' and 'Mithya'. In the past decade, he has directed just five films - 'Raghu Romeo',...
  • 'Vampire Academy' review: This film doesn't have much to offer February 16, 2014

    Cast: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Dominic Sherwood, Gabriel Byrne Director: Mark Waters Rating: 2 out of 5 Classifying 'Vampire Academy' into any one particular genre would be doing injustice to the film. It consists of part paranormal romance, part high school drama, part action with teen adventure and part comingofage stories...
  • Mumbai man finds nail in McDonald's fries; doesn't get an apology from the fast food giant January 2, 2014

    A huge semirusted nail was the last thing that 32yearold marketing professional Mihir Bijur was expecting when he ordered fries from McDonald's on December 12, 2013 in Mumbai. But his nightmare did not end there. Not only did a tepid mail from McDonald's made light of the matter, it failed...
  • McDonalds tells its employees to stay away from fast food December 25, 2013

    New Delhi: In an ironic move, burger chain McDonalds has told its own employees to stay away from fast food. In a post on their employee website the global fast food chain has warned that fastfood is high in sodium and fat and could lead to obesity. "Fast foods are...
  • Why Twitter's senior VP engineering gets paid more than the CTO, CFO, COO October 14, 2013

    San Francisco: Among Twitter Inc's highestpaid executives, Christopher Fry's name stands out. The senior vice president of engineering raked in $10.3 million last year, just behind Twitter Chief Executive Dick Costolo's $11.5 million, according to Twitter's IPO documents. That is more than the pay cheques of executives such as Chief Technology...
  • Inquiry panel likely to meet senior Walmart executives this week March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The government-appointed panel, looking into possible irregularities in Walmart's US lobbying activities for entering the Indian market, is expected to meet senior executives of the retail giant this week to gather more information. Faced with political heat, the government announced a probe in December into the lobbying activities by...
  • Patna: KFC outlet running without a licence sealed December 14, 2012

    Patna: Bihar's first Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) outlet has been sealed after it was found to be running without a licence, state Food Commissioner Sanjay Kumar said on Friday. "KFC's newly opened outlet was sealed by concerned officials after the franchisee failed to produce a licence to run it," Sanjay...
  • McDonald's doesn't source for its fries from Indian farmers: BJP December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Continuing to support its stand against FDI in retail, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday targeted fast food chain McDonald's and said they do not source potatoes from Indian farmers for its fries. During a debate on FDI in retail, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok...
  • 'Box office collection not the only way to judge a film' November 23, 2012

    Panaji: Actor Vinay Pathak feels box office collections should not be a parameter to judge success of a film as there are many movies that do not reach audience despite being better. "A lot of time money (box office collection) has been considered as a parameter to judge the success...
  • KFC statement on worms found in chicken at its outlet October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Fast food chain Kentucky's Fried Chicken (KFC) has come under scrutiny in Kerala after a family reportedly found worms in their fried chicken. The incident was reported from an outlet in Thiruvananthapuram. On a complaint, the Food Safety Authority conducted an inspection and found that the outlet didn't...
  • Kerala: Worms found in fried chicken at KFC outlet October 9, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Fast food chain Kentucky's Fried Chicken (KFC) has come under scrutiny in Kerala after a family reportedly found worms in their fried chicken. The incident was reported from an outlet in Thiruvananthapuram. On a complaint, the Food Safety Authority conducted an inspection and found that the outlet didn't maintain...
  • Was getting typecast after 'Corporate': Rajat Kapoor September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: He is known for his mixed bag of roles in arthouse as well as commercial films, but Rajat Kapoor says he was getting typecast in the industry after playing a suave businessman in Madhur Bhandarkar's 'Corporate'. The 51yearold actor said he had to reject many film offers to come...
  • 'Bheja Fry' director, Vinay Pathak to team up? August 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Director Sagar Ballary and actor Vinay Pathak, who have worked together in Kachha Limboo and the hit Bheja Fry series are likely to team up for the fourth time for a comedy film. "I am almost done with my script. It is a comedy film. We have approached people...we are...
  • Kolkata: Student helps woman raise sales through FB June 15, 2012

    Kolkata: Shila Ghosh is young at 83. Her fingers don't tire; her eyes don't water, as her grandson helps her put together her day's work. Everyday she travels to Kolkata to sell homemade fries. It was here where she met 24yrold student Soofiya Khatoon. She stopped, she tasted her homemade...
  • Won't mind struggling all my life: Ranvir Shorey April 28, 2012

    Mumbai: He has been in the industry for a decade and proved his mettle as an actor with films like 'Khosla Ka Ghosla', 'Bheja Fry' and 'Mithya', but Ranvir Shorey rues he is not getting the kind of roles he wants to play, since filmmakers are not to ready see...
  • I don't want to retire ever: Vinay Pathak December 13, 2011

    New Delhi: He is one of those actors who has carved a niche for himself in both commercial and independent cinema and Vinay Pathak says he wants to continue with acting till death. The actor, who announced his arrival in Bollywood by tickling everybody's funnybone as Bharat Bhushan in 'Bheja Fry',...
  • Do film critics need a balanced approach? October 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Recently concluded Mumbai International Film Festival had seen heated discussions over a variety of subjects from bad screenwriting to the role of cinema in nation building. One such debate was about the role of film critics. The director of Bheja Fry and Bheja Fry 2, Sagar Ballary was...
  • Reward for preventing a US default: burger, fries August 4, 2011

    Washington: Aside from the warm fuzzy feeling of having helped prevent a recession, what does a White House staffer get for working long hours to raise the US debt ceiling? Answer: a burger and fries. President Barack Obama took his top lieutenants out for lunch on Wednesday to thank them...
  • Minissha lashes out at 'Bheja Fry 2' director July 30, 2011

    Mumbai: Minissha Lamba is miffed with Sagar Ballary, the director of "Bheja Fry 2" and her forthcoming "Hum Tum Aur Shabana", who has been reportedly badmouthing her. Shocked and hurt, Minissha feels it is Ballary's attempt to publicise his films. "I used to consider Ballary a friend. But if by maligning me...
  • McDonald's Happy Meals get apples, fewer fries July 27, 2011

    Los Angeles: McDonald's Corp said on Tuesday it will soon tweak its children's Happy Meals, reducing the french fry portion by more than half and automatically adding apples to the popular meals, after coming under pressure from consumer groups to provide healthier fare. McDonald's which consumer groups say should...
  • 'Bheja Fry 2', 'Always Kabhi Kabhi' dissapoint at BO June 21, 2011

    'Bhej Fry 2' and 'Always Kabhi Kabhi' disappoint at the box office, whereas, Salman Khan's 'Ready' is still going strong. ...
  • It is really tricky to make sequels: Vinay Pathak June 20, 2011

    What started as a film made on a shoestring budget four years ago, went on to do wonders at the boxoffice. Bheja Fry became something of a cult in Bollywood where instead of the barechested, muscle rippling macho hero, it was the very idiotic, extremely commonplace simpleton that walked...
  • Now Showing: Catch the latest movie reviews June 18, 2011

    This week on 'Now Showing', Rajeev Masand reviews 'Bheja Fry 2', 'Always Kabhi Kabhi' and 'Green Lantern'. ...
  • Janta Verdict: Bheja Fry 2 gets a mixed response June 18, 2011

    Bheja Fry may have been a runaway success, but Bheja Fry 2 seems to have received a rather lukewarm response. ...
  • Masand: 'Bheja Fry 2' is dead dull June 17, 2011

    Cast: Vinay Pathak, Kay Kay Menon, Aditi Govitrikar, Amole Gupte, Minissha Lamba Director: Sagar Ballary 'Bheja Fry 2', directed by Sagar Bellary, is a disappointing and notsofunny followup to the original 2007 comedy that starred Vinay Pathak as a bumbling tax inspector who inadvertently turns the tables on a man intending to...
  • Bharat Bhushan back on the celluloid June 17, 2011

    The much awaited 'Bheja Fry 2' released this Friday. The protagonist Bharat Bhushan, played by Vinay Pathak, this time around, is all set to take part in a game show. ...
  • Friday Releases: 'Bheja Fry 2', 'Bhindi Baazaar' June 17, 2011

    Watch this weeks releases 'Bheja Fry 2', 'Bhindi Baazaar Inc' and 'Always Kabhi Kabhi'. ...
  • Ballary not keen on Bheja Fry3 June 16, 2011

    Mumbai: Though filmmakers in Bollywood are on a roll making sequels, director Sagar Ballary wants to limit his 'Bheja Fry' franchise till the second part and is not contemplating making a next one. "I am right now in a situation where lots of people are doing it and looking at it...