Kalpana

  • Another Congress leader Kalpana Parulekar quits, joins AAP 02-04-2014 05:29 PM

    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 Bhopalon Tuesday evening that she was joining AAP as she was not happy with the functioning of the Congress in Madhya Pradesh. She said...
  • Irrfan Khan: Will do Bhupen Hazarika biopic if I'm offered the role 14-10-2013 03:37 PM

    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...
  • Not doing Bhupen Hazarika biopic: Irrfan Khan 04-10-2013 05:40 PM

    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....
  • Pooja Bhatt may play Kalpana Lajmi in a biopic on Bhupen Hazarika 01-10-2013 02:57 PM

    Mumbai: A biopic on Bhupen Hazarika, being produced by Pooja Bhatt, may see the actress-filmmaker essay the role of filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi in the legendary musician's life. Hazarika and Lajmi shared a passionate 40-year-old relationship. Entitled 'Dhumuha: The Storm', the movie is jointly written by Lajmi and Pooja's father Mahesh...
  • Haryana CM to reward village boy selected for NASA astronaut programme 14-09-2013 09:18 AM

    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...
  • Malayalam Broadcast for 19 hours from Kochi fm 10-11-2012 03:44 PM

    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...
  • Bollywood pays tribute to legendary actor Dev Anand 04-12-2011 10:36 PM

    Actor Aamir Khan gets nostalgic about 'Awwal Number' which was directed by Dev Anand. ...
  • Bollywood remembers evergreen Dev Anand 04-12-2011 04:00 PM

    Legendary actor Dev Anand, 88, died in London on Saturday night. He suffered a cardiac arrest. ...
  • Dev Anand's cremation next week in London 04-12-2011 03:48 PM

    Mumbai: Evergreen romantic star Dev Anand, who has given classic films like 'Guide' and 'Hare Rama Hare Krishna' and epitomised the suave, urban gentleman on screen, died after a cardiac arrest in London. He was 88. Mohan Churiwala, Dev Anand's manager, Said that the actor passed away in a London...
  • Dev Anand: The stylish Peter Pan of Bollywood 04-12-2011 02:34 PM

    London: Legendary Bollywood actor Dev Anand once said that a song from his film Hum Dono gave him the philosophy he has lived by all his life. As the last strains of Mai zindagi ka saath nibhata chala gaya fade, they leave a void in memory no other star of...
  • Sea of humanity sheds tears at Hazarika last rites 09-11-2011 10:22 AM

    Guwahati: It was the end of an era as the mortal remains of the bard from Assam, Bhupen Hazarika, went up in flames Wednesday with his son Tej lighting the funeral pyre amid sobs and wails from a sea of humanity. Heartrending scenes were witnessed at the Gauhati University campus,...
  • I was very fond of Hazarika: Lata Mangeshkar 08-11-2011 04:04 PM

    Mumbai: Mourning the death of Bhupen Hazarika, Lata Mangeshkar says there won't be another one like him and that she not only fell in love with his music but enjoyed his company as he was always full of life and joy. "I sang for him way back in the 1950s...
  • I started my career with Bhupen Da: Onir 06-11-2011 06:39 PM

    New Delhi: Director Onir, who started his film career with Bhupen Hazarika, says he will always remember the late singer-composer for his incredible voice. "Very sad to hear about the demise of Bhupenda. I started my career in the Hindi film industry by working in Daman with Kalpana Lajmi and...
  • Hazarika, the Bard of Brahmaputra, no more 05-11-2011 11:25 PM

    Mumbai: The country lost one of its music doyens on Saturday as singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, who wove a magical tapestry out of traditional Assamese music and lyrics, died at a hospital in Mumbai following a prolonged illness. "It was a multi-organ failure. The end came around 4:30 pm," Jayanta Narayan...
  • Kalpana Lajmi-Bhupen Hazarika: A 40-year-old love story

    Begging Your Pardon |  Rituparna Chatterjee
    If you remember Rudaali that won actor Dimple Kapadia her only National Film Award, you will realise why it is important to tell the enduring...

  • Bard of Brahmaputra Bhupen Hazarika dead 05-11-2011 04:49 PM

    Mumbai: Acclaimed singer and music director Dr Bhupen Hazarika died in Mumbai's Kokilaben Hospital on Saturday due to multiple organ failure. He was admitted there since June 29, 2011. Hazarika, wove a magical tapestry out of traditional Assamese music and lyrics. "It was a multi-organ failure. The end came around...
  • NASA launches last space shuttle Atlantis 08-07-2011 09:00 PM

    New Delhi: The United State's Space Shuttle programme ended on Friday with the launch of the last shuttle Atlantis. Atlantis will return to Earth two weeks later, to be mothballed forever. The 12-day mission will be run by a 4-person crew. This is the smallest crew of any shuttle mission...
  • NASA retires space shuttles with Atlantis 08-07-2011 08:39 PM

    New Delhi: Thirty years and 134 missions later, the United State's Space Shuttle programme is being shut down. Atlantis is the last shuttle to go to space. After launch late on Friday night, it will return to Earth two weeks later, to be mothballed forever. US President Barack Obama has...
  • Celebrating 'Nau Do Gyarah' on 9-2-11 09-02-2011 03:17 PM

    New Delhi: It's not often fate gives you a chance to quit the rat race. In fact the opportunity comes once in a 100 years. On February 9, 2011 (9-2-11) we revisit the timeless classic 'Nau Do Gyarah' and the legendary actor that breathed life into the role he played...
  • Hazarika wills assets to Kalpana Lajmi 04-12-2010 02:31 PM

    Music maestro Bhupen Hazarika has bequeathed a major portion of his properties and assets to long time companion Kalpana Lajmi, giving her credit for the rise in his career graph. But the decision has irked his family members who are crying foul. "Kalpana Lajmi is my business partner since 1977...
  • Policemen drag woman SP on road 03-09-2010 02:19 PM

    Bareilly: In a shocking incident in Bareilly on Thursday, a woman police officer was dragged on the road in a car by her subordinates whom she caught accepting bribe. The subordinates were trying to flee the spot when the incident took place. One of the accused has been arrested and...
  • If I Were PM: Delhi needs better infrastructure 06-05-2009 05:55 PM

    Kalpana says better infrastructure will make Delhi a safer place. ...