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  • 'I Am Offended' review: It opens mind towards humor and right to free speech February 7, 2015

    Director: Jaideep Varma Throw a stone in India, and chances are that you'll offend somebody. If you're a stand-up comic, this is a way of life - the genre is one of the last bastions of free speech, a fact explored deeply in Jaideep Varma's documentary I Am Offended. But will...
  • James Franco and Zachary Quinto lock lips at 2015 Sundance Film Festival February 5, 2015

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actors James Franco and Zachary Quinto locked lips at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The "I Am Michael" co-stars got into a sponsored slow motion video booth and shared a kiss underneath a popcorn shower, reports aceshowbiz.com. Franco and Quinto, who are also best friends off screen, could be...
  • 'I Am Offended' trailer: India's first documentary on stand-up comedy and the culture of offense January 21, 2015

    'Being Indian | Originals' presents 'I AM OFFENDED'; India's first documentary on comedy which will be premiered digitally on YouTube on the 5th of February. The 102-minute documentary presents Indian stand-up comedy in the overall context of humour and the culture of offense. It talks about the way the...
  • Will.i.am finds bandmate Fergie's new solo album 'awesome' January 8, 2015

    London: Singer Will.i.am has teamed up with his Black Eyed Peas bandmate Fergie on her second studio album, and says her latest offering will be "awesome". Will.i.am has announced that Black Eyed Peas are releasing a follow-up album to their 2010 offering "The Beginning". The 39-year-old, who has been promoting his TV...
  • Watch: 'Yes I Am The Change', a nationwide film-making movement November 30, 2014

    Mahatma Gandhi once said, be the change you want to see in the world. With this aim in mind, 'Yes I Am The Change', a nationwide film-making movement is mobilising the youth to participate in India's social transformation. ...
  • Katie Price gets breast reduction surgery for Christmas November 29, 2014

    London: Singer Katie Price returned here looking fragile following a breast reduction surgery that she underwent in Belgium. The surgery was Price's Christmas gift to herself, reports dailymail.co.uk. Price was so upbeat about going under the knife that she even tweeted shots of her new implants while preparing for the surgery. She...
  • Watch: Priyanka Chopra sings 'Imagine' with John Lennon, Courtney Cox, Will.I.Am, Sunidhi Chauhan for UNICEF November 21, 2014

    Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and over 50 world artistes came together to sing for this promotional video for UNICEF. #IMAGINE is an initiative uniting millions of people to raise awareness and funds for children's rights globally. In collaboration with David Guetta and Yoko Ono, UNICEF plans to bring the world...
  • The Citizen Journalist show October 5, 2014

    This week on the CJ show we show films from the #YESIamTheChange campaign and other stories. ...
  • #YESIamThechange: A story of struggle and strength against all odds August 18, 2014

    Ramanlal Hiralal Firodia, a polio patient who fought all odds to achieve his goals. ...
  • #YESIamThechange: Testimonies of men who have faced false allegations of abuse, violence August 18, 2014

    This film focuses on sec 498A, often ignored by the media. Testimonies of men who have faced false allegations of abuse and violence make this film a compelling watch. ...
  • #YESIamThechange: A short story on people whom we often ignore in our busy lives August 18, 2014

    A story of a security guard ignored, the film is shot by a group called Hruday captures how we take people around us for granted. ...
  • 'If I am FM: I would improve women security' July 7, 2014

    If I were FM, I would increase the security measures prevalent for women in the country. I would reduce the price of food served in eating places so that people can socialise more. ...
  • 'If I am FM: I will allocate more funds for education' July 7, 2014

    If I were FM, I would focus on more allocation of funds for the primary and secondary education. I would also make sure that it is effectively implemented across the country. ...
  • 'If I am FM: I will change the attitude of IT officers' July 6, 2014

    If I were FM, I will take steps to change the attitude of assesses. The IT officers should change their attitude and gain people's trust and confidence.A human touch will ensure better compliance. ...
  • 'If I were FM, I would introduce women and child Budget' June 17, 2014

    As part of CNNIBN special series 'If I am FM', people express what they would do if they were the Finance Minister. A resident of Thiruvananthapuram said that he would like to make a complete overhaul in the present system in the areas of women and child. "I would introduce...
  • Man who harassed disabled kids for more than a decade ordered by judge to wear 'I am a bully!' sign on a busy street April 11, 2014

    An Ohio man who called his neighbor 'Monkey Mama' as she held her adopted, disabled African-American children, and has smeared dog feces on their wheelchair ramp, was ordered by a judge to carry an 'I AM A BULLY!' sign on a busy street this weekend. Edmond Aviv, 62, who was accused...
  • Facebook launches 'I'm a Voter' feature for Indian users April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Facebook users in India can now update their status after casting their ballot with a new "I'm a Voter" feature that the social networking giant has introduced to cash in on the election buzz. For the first time in the country, users over the age of 18 will...
  • Babloo Happy Hai: Director Nila Madhab Panda's road trip from Delhi to Manali February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Nila Madhab Panda made heads turn with his debut feature 'I Am Kalam' and went on to make critically acclaimed 'Jalpari'. The director with a social concern is back with 'Babloo Happy Hai', which is set to hit the screens on February 7, 2014. He talks about his...
  • With Padma Shri, I'm empowered to expand my voice: Santosh Sivan January 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Cinematographerturnedfilmmaker Santosh Sivan is delighted by the government's decision to honour him with a Padma Shri, since the recommendation for the honour came from within the film industry. "I understand that it was Graftii, former students of the Pune Film Institute Of India, who recommended my name for the honour....
  • Viral: Watch what the youth of 1947 thought about turning 20 in 1967 November 23, 2013

    Those born on Independence Day in 1947 were selected from different parts of India and interviewed to know their hopes and desires,ambitions, hobbies, fears and frustrations and the result is this unique film. Directed by SNS Sastry, this film is called 'I am 20' as it was made after 20...
  • Malala meets Queen Elizabeth, regrets missing school October 18, 2013

    Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, on Friday, met British Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and spoke about the importance of education. The 16yearold schoolgirl presented the monarch with a copy of her recently released book, "I Am Malala". "It is a great honour...
  • Don't sell Malala's book, warns Taliban October 11, 2013

    Islamabad: The TehreekeTaliban Pakistan has warned that those found selling 'I am Malala' the book authored by teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai will face serious action. The TTP, which has vowed to attack her again if it get a chance, claimed that she had not performed any act of...
  • Taliban shooting survivor speaks in 'I Am Malala' October 9, 2013

    London: A year ago, Malala Yousafzai was a 15yearold schoolgirl in northwest Pakistan, thinking about calculus and chemistry, Justin Bieber songs and 'Twilight' movies. Today she's the world famous survivor of a Taliban assassination attempt, an activist for girls' education and a contender to win the Nobel Peace Prize later...
  • My book has humour, love and some violence: Rajesh Parameswaran June 10, 2013

    A Bengal tiger wakes up one morning realising he is ravenously in love. A pompous railway supervisor in a small Indian village bites off more than he can chew when a peculiar new clerk arrives on his doorstep. In another place and in another time, a secret agent who spends...
  • I'm inspired by the courage of girls in Ethiopia: Freida Pinto June 2, 2013

    Addis Ababa: 'Slumdog Millionaire' actress Freida Pinto, the global ambassador of the Because I am A Girl Campaign (BIAAG), visited Ethiopia for the first time as part of her role to support Plan International's projects. She says educating and empowering girls is the way forward worldwide. Because I Am a Girl...
  • Read: Bhagat Singh's 'Why I am an Atheist' March 23, 2013

    While on the death row, Bhagat Singh wrote a pamphlet titled 'Why I am an Atheist'. In the pamphlet he discussed and advocated the philosophy of atheism. Full text of the English translation: It is a matter of debate whether my lack of belief in the existence of an Omnipresent, Omniscient...
  • Facebook great resource for lowbudget films: Producer February 6, 2013

    Agra: Social networking site Facebook could be used as an important resource to produce lowbudget films in the coming days, a Bollywood producer said Tuesday. "People are increasingly using social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, and use of these platforms in the film industry can be anticipated in future," producer...
  • Watch: Priyanka infuses Indian flavour in her first music video January 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra who recently released the video of her first music single, 'In My City' which features Will.i.am, said she wanted the world to see what Bollywood is. "I wanted to give it an Indian flavour in terms of dancing. I wanted the world to see what...
  • Now, an accessory to turn iPhone's 8 megapixel camera into a 14megapixel shooter November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Black Eyed Peas singer and entrepreneur Will.i.am is all set to debut a new accessory for Apple's iPhone, named "i.am+", which is claimed to transform the iPhone's 8megapixel camera into a 14megapixel shooter. This new accessory simply clips onto an iPhone, and is said to be compatible...
  • Priyamani to act a man in her next Malayalam film October 16, 2012

    Attempting something different is becoming a habit for Priyamani, one has to say, After playing conjoined twins in 'Charulatha', the actress is now planning to do the role of a man, who is forced to live as a woman. According to sources, Malayalam cinema director Majeed Manasserry has approached Priyamani with...