Highway

  • 4 passengers killed, 24 injured as bus overturns at Chittorgarh-Kota highway 30-03-2014 05:41 PM

    Four passengers, including an infant girl, were killed and 24 others injured when a Volvo bus overturned on Chittorgarh-Kota highway in Rajasthan in the wee hours of Sunday, police said. The deceased were identified as Jamnadas (57), Viond (32), Rajpal (22) and five-month-old Khushbu, all hailing from neighbouring Uttar Pradesh....
  • Four of family die as their motorcycle collided with a car 29-03-2014 09:01 PM

    Four persons, including two women and a child, all belonging to a family, were killed when their motorcycle collided head on with a car on Haridwar-Delhi highway, police said on Saturday. The mishap occurred on Friday near Godavari hotel when Aftab along with his wife, son and another woman relative...
  • J&K: Security forces gun down all three terrorists who attacked Khatua 28-03-2014 07:02 PM

    Srinagar: Three terrorists were gunned down in a fierce gun battle with the security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Kathua on Friday. The terrorists had executed twin terror attacks in Jammu where one person was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning. Early in the morning, the...
  • UP government chargesheet to PWD Secretary for bad road 24-03-2014 10:39 PM

    Taking a strong view of bad shape of Delhi-Yumonotri Road in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh government on Monday issued charge sheet to Principal Secretary, PWD and Director UP State Highway Development Authority. The government has also ordered suspension of other officials concerned, an official spokesman said. Orders for repairing the...
  • Bharuch: Traffic disrupted on highway after bridge railing falls off 24-03-2014 11:16 AM

    Ahmedabad: Traffic on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai highway was disrupted early on Monday morning after a portion of the railing on the Sardar Bridge over the Narmada river fell off. According to initial reports, 200 meters of the railing fell off bridge at Bharuch. Police said the traffic is being diverted to...
  • Alia Bhatt sets records straight, confirms she has no Facebook page 23-03-2014 11:33 AM

    Mumbai: 'Highway' actress Alia Bhatt turned to her Twitter page Saturday to set the record straight that all Facebook pages in her name are "fake". "I do not have a Facebook page! All pages being handled are fake. Please do not follow," Alia posted Saturday. Her elder step sister Pooja...
  • Queen, Gulaab Gang, Highway: Women in Indian cinema are finally claiming their rightful place 21-03-2014 11:03 AM

    New Delhi: Men, kindly take note. The women in Indian cinema tasted blood and they won't be satisfied with being just an arm candy anymore. In a male dominated industry, where a hero brings in the audience to the theatre every Friday, filmmakers are seemingly taking the risk to cast...
  • Kashmir Valley receives fresh snowfall, national highway closed 18-03-2014 01:55 PM

    Fresh snowfall was experienced in Pahalgam and Gulmarg tourist resorts of Kashmir, leading to temporary closure of Srinagar-Jammu national highway. "There was a fresh spell of snowfall in Pahalgam and Gulmarg during the night," a MET Department official here said, adding there were reports of snowfall from few more places...
  • It's not shallow to care about clothes, make-up: Alia Bhatt 07-03-2014 10:56 AM

    Mumbai: Alia Bhatt, who sported a de-glam look in her second film 'Highway', may not be "constantly fashionable" but she says there is nothing wrong in being fashion conscious. The actress made her debut as an upmarket glamorous girl in 'Student of the Year'. "I am closer to my second...
  • I'm not playing a villain in 'Kick', it's a love traingle: Randeep Hooda 06-03-2014 04:05 PM

    New Delhi: After the success of his latest film 'Highway' where he played the role of a kidnapper, actor Randeep Hooda wants to take a break from doing dark roles as he feels they affect his mood. "Due to the roles I play people think I'm too serious and cranky....
  • 'Highway' was always a profitable film: Sajid Nadiadwala 06-03-2014 10:47 AM

    Mumbai: Producer Sajid Nadiadwala is elated with the response that Alia Bhatt-Randeep Hooda starrer 'Highway' has garnered and says that the film was always meant to be profitable. The movie, directed by Imtiaz Ali, got a slow start compared to his earlier projects, but gradually gelled well with the audience....
  • Approaching people for work hasn't worked for me: Randeep Hooda 05-03-2014 11:19 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Randeep Hooda, who proved his mettle with 'Highway' once again, says whenever he approached people for work it didn't work. "Approaching people for work has not worked for me. People who came to me with work has worked," Randeep told reporters during a group interview. However, Randeep, who...
  • 'Highway' not an ordinary experience for me: Alia Bhatt 04-03-2014 04:02 PM

    Mumbai: Alia Bhatt, who was like a breath of fresh air in 'Highway', shot in picturesque locations across the country, says she hoped to make an impact as Veera, but the unprecedented praise for Imtiaz Ali directed road movie has surpassed her expectations. "It hasn't sunk in, really. But I...
  • I wanted 'Highway' to be my risk alone: Imtiaz Ali 01-03-2014 10:42 AM

    New Delhi: Imtiaz Ali says he braced himself for a free fall while working on his experimental road drama 'Highway' but the director is happy that the risk has paid off. The film, starring Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda, was made on a budget of Rs 18.25 crore. Ali says...
  • Javed and I are moved by Alia Bhatt's performance in 'Highway': Shabana Azmi 27-02-2014 01:24 PM

    Mumbai: Immediately after seeing her performance in Imtiaz Ali's 'Highway' Shabana Azmi rushed to the Bhatts' residence to congratulate the parents and their daughter Alia for the 20-year-old's extraordinary performance. The multiple National award winning actress, acknowledged by many cineastes as among India's finest, sees Alia as the true inheritor...
  • Highway: Alia Bhatt took me completely by surprise, says Shabana Azmi 27-02-2014 01:12 PM

    Mumbai: Immediately after seeing her performance in Imtiaz Ali's 'Highway' Shabana Azmi rushed to the Bhatts' residence to congratulate the parents and their daughter Alia for the 20-year-old's extraordinary performance. The multiple National award winning actress, acknowledged by many cineastes as among India's finest, sees Alia as the true inheritor...
  • 'Highway' takes lead at the Box Office, earns Rs 15 cr in four days 26-02-2014 11:02 AM

    New Delhi: Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda-starrer 'Highway' may not be a big grosser at the box office, but it is shinning brighter than Jimmy Sheirgill's 'Darr@The Mall', say trade pundits The Imtiaz Ali directorial has collected around Rs.15 crore in India, leaving 'Darr@The Mall' far behind despite both films...
  • Watch 'Highway' for Alia Bhatt's spectacular performance: Preity Zinta 25-02-2014 01:46 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Preity Zinta, who has watched 'Highway', believes Alia Bhatt, who played her younger version in 1999 film 'Sangharsh', will go a long way in filmdom. "I still remember seeing Alia as a little cutie on the sets of 'Sangharsh' playing mini me. This one will be the brightest...
  • 'Highway' is incomplete till Naseeruddin sir watches it: Randeep Hooda 25-02-2014 12:20 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Randeep Hooda, a huge fan of Naseeruddin Shah, says his latest film 'Highway' will remain incomplete until the veteran actor watches it. "For me, 'Highway' is incomplete till Naseeruddin sir watches it. I am eagerly waiting for his review. I want him to see the film and sit...
  • 'Highway' gets a slow start, earns Rs 13.97 crore in the opening weekend 25-02-2014 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: Imtiaz Ali's latest offering 'Highway' has received mixed reviews from the critics as well as the audiences. The film received a slow start at the box office and only minted Rs 13.97 crore in its opening weekend. The film earned only Rs 3.42 on its opening day; however...
  • Armed robbers loot group of travellers on Jaipur-Delhi highway 24-02-2014 03:37 PM

    An armed gang of robbers on Monday looted cash, jewellery and mobile phones worth lakhs of rupees from a group of people who were travelling in a van on the Jaipur-Delhi national highway near Kotputali area in Jaipur. Nearly a dozen people including six women were on their way from...
  • Mixed reactions on 'Highway' means that people are thinking: Imtiaz Ali 24-02-2014 01:21 PM

    Mumbai: Director Imtiaz Ali is not affected by the mixed response that his latest film 'Highway' is fetching in theatres. In fact, he believes it just shows that his film is making people think. "I had to make this film and I made it, and put in my best. Mixed...
  • Didn't know Alia could sing, it came as a surprise to me: Mahesh Bhatt 24-02-2014 12:40 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, whose daughter Alia Bhatt has crooned a song in her second film 'Highway,' says he had no idea she could sing as well. "It was a surprise for me! I had no idea that she also sings so well. When did she become versatile and goddess...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Highway', 'The Monuments Men' and 'Gulabi gang' 22-02-2014 02:26 PM

    This week, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Highway', The Monuments Men' and 'Gulabi Gang'. Also on the show is a conversation with the director of 'The Monuments Men' George Clooney. ...
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    Rajeev Masand says 'Highway' will tire you out well before it's over. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes ...
  • 'Highway' review: It will tire you out well before it's over 21-02-2014 10:32 PM

    Star Cast: Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda Director: Imtiaz Ali At one point in writer-director Imtiaz Ali's Highway, Alia Bhatt's character Veera, who has been kidnapped and taken hostage in the back of a truck, pops in an English music CD and begins gyrating to a tune in the middle of...
  • Is Alia Bhatt's 'Highway' setting a wrong precedent? 21-02-2014 04:24 PM

    As soon as we discuss Bollywood's perception of reality in films, we come across two theories - cinema as the source of pure entertainment, and as a tool that holds a mirror to our society. Imtiaz Ali's 'Highway' isn't inspired by a true story, but the film won't go down...
  • 'Highway' is going to be huge: Parineeti Chopra 21-02-2014 02:41 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Alia Bhatt, whose second film 'Highway' hit theatres Friday, has been showered with luck and encouraging words like 'you are going to be the biggest star' by her contemporaries like Parineeti Chopra and Shraddha Kapoor. Parineeti, whose recent movie 'Hasee Toh Phasee' too was widely appreciated, took to...
  • 'Highway' Tweet Review: First day, first show 21-02-2014 09:47 AM

    New Delhi: After playing Shanaya Singhania, a rich brat in Karan Johar's 'Student of The Year', who would hanker after popular brands and be dressed up to the nines, the critics thought she would be comfortable playing roles that would establish her as Bollywood's style diva. But with her nod...