Kalpana

  • Indian judokas create history by winning three medals July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian judokas produced the country's bestever performance by bagging three medals on the opening day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. Shushila Likmabam (women's 48kg) and Navjot Chana (men's 60kg) clinched a silver each while Kalpana Thoudam (women's 52kg) bagged a bronze to begin India's campaign on...
  • Another Congress leader Kalpana Parulekar quits, joins AAP April 2, 2014

    In yet another setback to the opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh, former party MLA Kalpana Parulekar has joined the Aam Aadmi Party. Kalpana told reporters in Bhopal on Tuesday evening that she was joining AAP as she was not happy with the functioning of the Congress in Madhya Pradesh. She said she had...
  • Irrfan Khan: Will do Bhupen Hazarika biopic if I'm offered the role October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Versatile actor Irrfan Khan says although he has not been offered the lead role in a biopic on Bhupen Hazarika, he would love to essay the legendary musician on screen. "I was not offered the role, but if they (the makers) offer it to me, I would love to...
  • Not doing Bhupen Hazarika biopic: Irrfan Khan October 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Irrfan Khan has denied reports that he is playing Bhupen Hazarika in Kalpana Lajmi's upcoming biopic, saying the role was never offered to him. There were reports that after enjoying critical acclaim for his performance in "The Lunchbox", Irrfan has the Bhupen Hazarika biopic in his kitty. "I...
  • Pooja Bhatt may play Kalpana Lajmi in a biopic on Bhupen Hazarika October 1, 2013

    Mumbai: A biopic on Bhupen Hazarika, being produced by Pooja Bhatt, may see the actressfilmmaker essay the role of filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi in the legendary musician's life. Hazarika and Lajmi shared a passionate 40yearold relationship. Entitled 'Dhumuha: The Storm', the movie is jointly written by Lajmi and Pooja's father Mahesh Bhatt. Lajmi...
  • Haryana CM to reward village boy selected for NASA astronaut programme September 14, 2013

    A teenaged village boy, selected by US' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for its astronaut training programme, will be rewarded by the Haryana government, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Friday. The Haryana government will honour Ashish Kumar with its Pratibha Samman, said Hooda, adding he will also get...
  • 13 National Film Awards for Malayalam movies March 18, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam films did not win any of major National Film Awards, but they jointly secured 13 awards. The awards were announced in Delhi Monday. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy applauded the efforts of all the awardees for keeping the Malayalam film's flag flying high with 13 awards. The 13 nods include...
  • Depressed over exam performance, teen ends life March 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Allegedly depressed because of her poor show in a board exam, a class 12 student committed suicide in Delhi on Friday , police said. Kalpana, 19, residing in east Delhi's Usmanpur area had not performed well in her accounts exam held on Friday and feared that she might fail. According...
  • Kalpana Lajmi to direct a biopic on her relationship with Hazarika March 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Mahesh Bhatt, who had written and directed celebrated films like 'Arth' and 'Zakhm' based on his own life, is set to pen another biopic -- this one based on the passionate 40-year-long relationship between legendary musician Bhupen Hazarika and filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi, who will direct it. Entitled 'Dhumuha: The Storm',...
  • RBI's Gokarn retires, monetary policy under Subbarao January 1, 2013

    Mumbai: RBI Governor D Subbarao will now be directly incharge of the monetary policy department which was under Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn who has retired. The Monetary Policy Department looks after policy issues, including interest rate. The third quarter review of monetary policy is scheduled to be announced on January 29....
  • 2012: Year of small films at southern boxoffice December 25, 2012

    Chennai: Believe it or not but 2012 has sounded the death knell for heroworshipping scripts. Out of the 423 films released to date in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam, the most successful have been the ones sans any superstar or mega budget. Some of the small wonders of 2012 include Tamil...
  • Malayalam Broadcast for 19 hours from Kochi fm November 10, 2012

    All India Radio is all geared to add new colours to its Rainbow FMs. Starting Nov 12, Rainbow FM 107.5: The musical and entertainment channel of All India Radio Kochi will undergo several changes bringing new flavor and fresh programme content. Rainbow FM Kochi will start broadcast Malayalam programmes from...
  • 'Janleva 555' Review: It's a mishmash of genres October 19, 2012

    Cast: Kalpana Pandit, Anant Nag, Abrar Zahoor Director: Sandeep Malani Rating: 1 out of 5 'Janleva 555' is like a slow poison that slowly consumes you, leaving you feeling wasted and annoyed. The theme and treatment of the film is outdated and difficult to digest from the word go. It has all the...
  • Vyjayanthimala returns to big screen after 42 years October 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Yesteryear actress Vyjayanthimala Bali has decided to wear the grease paint after 42 years for Sandeep Malani's issuebased movie 'Janleva 555' and urges everyone to watch this one of of its kind film. Last seen in 1970 release 'Ganwaar', the 76yearold will be seen in a two to three minutes...
  • Kannada Review: 'Kalpana' is a good horror film September 28, 2012

    A remake of Tamil film of director Lawerence, 'Kanchana' in Kannada as 'Kalpana' directed by one of the senior most directors of South India, Ramnarayan in his 125th film direction lends state of the art technology and stunning moments to the horror lovers of cinema. The film 'Kalpana' has many intriguing...
  • Jaanleva 555: Kalpana Pandit's next production September 27, 2012

    The US based emergency doctor Kalpana Pandit has rocked in the songs of 'Jaanleva 555' Hindi feature film. Hailing from Mysore district with roots in Nanjangud this high class beauty with brain was in Bengaluru on September 26 for the promotion of her feature film 'Jaanleeva 555'. Dr Kalpana Pandit works...
  • It's 'Kalpana' v/s 'Sidda Ganga' on September 28 September 27, 2012

    A wild and mild film are releasing on September 28 to treat the cine goers of Kannada cinema. The wild film is Upendra starring 'Kalpana' that is a remake of 'Kanchana' made by Lawerence in Tamil that was dubbed in to Telugu language too. Sri Thenandal Films of famous film maker...
  • Video: Trailer of Kannada horror flick 'Kalpana' September 27, 2012

    The Kannada forthcoming horror flick 'Kalpana' directed by Rama Narayanan. The starcast are Upendra, Lakshmi Rai, Shruthi, Umasri, Achyuthkumar, Saikumar and others. ...
  • Kalpana: Audio release and U/A simultaneously September 24, 2012

    It was a day of two activities for Thenandal Films of Ramnarayan the senior film maker and director of South India. At Renukamba Digital studio, the regional censor members given the 'U/A' certificate for 'Kalpana' and almost the same time at Solitaire Hotel the audio of the film 'Kalpana' was...
  • Kalpana: Director Ramnarayan's 125th film September 6, 2012

    Known for super fast work director cum producer Ramnarayan is working on his 125th film with super star Upendra of Kannada cinema. The movie is the remake of Tamil film 'Kanchana' that is 'Kalpana' in Kannada. The shooting and editing of the film has been completed for Sri Thenandal...
  • Upendra's next is a political satire August 30, 2012

    Upendra is currently busy juggling between shoots for his two films, 'Topiwala' and 'Kalpana'. The actor will get more busy form his next venture, which he will be directing and acting as well. The film, which he plans to start under his home production will be announced on his birthday,...
  • Sandeep's films to be screened at AKKA conference August 29, 2012

    According to the sources, as of now two Kannada films of Sandeep Malani will be screened at the 7 AKKA World conference at GICC in Atlanta, USA. Sandeep Malani has managed to get an entry for 'SMS 6260' and 'Jo Jo Laali', which would be viewed by the thousand of audiences...
  • Kasab should be hanged immediately: 26/11 martyr's wife August 29, 2012

    Kalpana Pawar, wife of slain police constable Ambadas Pawar, said that 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab should be hanged without further delay. ...
  • Video: Tamil movie 'Pani Thuli' press meet August 13, 2012

    Starring Ganesh Venkataraman, Kalpana Pandit and Shobana Shankar 'Pani Thuli' is directed by Natty Kumar and Dr. Jay. ...
  • Tamil Review: 'Pani Thuli' is one time watch August 10, 2012

    It is the solo of Ganesh Venkataraman. He had been part of films like 'Abhiyum Nanum' and 'Unnaipol Oruvan' before. But 'Pani Thuli' holds an important place in his career now. Directed by Natty Kumar and Dr Jay, the movie speaks about a youth's travails in his romance. What happens when an...
  • Poet Bhikhari Thakur's legacy goes international July 1, 2012

    New Delhi: He might have been forgotten in his homeland, but poet, writer and doyen of Bhojpuri theatre Bhikhari Thakur's ballads and folk songs are garnering huge appreciation in places as far apart as Mauritius and France. A musical album titled 'The Legacy of Bhikhari Thakur' was released by Mauritius Prime...
  • Uppi's day out with the physicallychallenged June 25, 2012

    Super Star Upendra, who is completing the song shoot for his film 'Kalpana' has dedicated a particular song to physically challenged people. Uppi was gaga with the way the special people danced to the tunes for this horror thriller. "I thoroughly enjoyed this particular song with these special people who were...
  • How Mahesh Bhatt rescued Kalpana Lajmi June 10, 2012

    Mumbai: If filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi and the cast and crew of her underproduction film 'Kaanch' are back from location in Bhopal to the relative safety of Mumbai, it is only because of Mahesh Bhatt's timely intervention. Grateful to Bhatt, Lajmi, still shaken, says, "Now I know why the film industry calls...
  • Watch: Indian movies to be screened at Cannes May 19, 2012

    Anurag Kashyap's 'Gang of Wasseypur', Asim Ahluwalia's 'Miss Lovely', Vasan Bala's 'Peddler' and black and white classic 'Kalpana', all these movies will be screened at the 10day Cannes Film Festival. ...