Karamchand

  • Vidya Balan: I thought I was to play Kitty to Karamchand in 'Bobby Jasoos' June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: When Vidya Balan was asked to consider a role in 'Bobby Jasoos', she thought she will play assistant to a detective a la Kitty to the popular sleuth Karamchand. Little did Vidya know that the makers were asking her to essay a female detective in the movie! In 'Bobby Jasoos', produced...
  • 'Bobby Jasoos' is a tribute to Karamchand, says Vidya Balan June 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan, who plays a detective in her upcoming film 'Bobby Jasoos', said her character in the movie is a tribute to the popular Indian detective Karamchand, played by noted actor Pankaj Kapur. 'Karamchand' was a popular Indian detective TV series telecast in the 1980s. It was one...
  • Mahatma Gandhi believed cinema to be 'evil' October 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the father of the nation, was known for his use of media in furthering the causes he believed in, but during his times, cinema was not as evolved as now. Probably this was the reason behind his reservations against cinema as a medium. Gandhiji gave his...
  • London: Microscope slide with Gandhi's blood to be auctioned May 21, 2013

    London: A large collection of Mahatma Gandhi's memorabilia will go under the hammer on Tuesday in London. Auction house Mullocks will auction the collection including a copy of a will, a pair of worn out sandals, a shawl woven by Gandhi himself, recordings of his speeches and a microscope slide...
  • Pankaj Kapur: My only idol was Rajesh Khanna January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: It may sound surprising but seasoned actor Pankaj Kapur, known for doing offbeat films such as 'Maqbool' and 'Blue Umbrella', confesses that he entered show business aiming to be like late superstar Rajesh Khanna. "I wanted to become an actor for films. My only idol was Rajesh Khanna. That...
  • Gandhi Jayanti: Is Gandhi still relevant in our times? October 3, 2012

    Sagarika Ghose: Hi there, yes today is October 2, the date on which in the year 1869 was born Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Gandhi's message centred around broadly the concepts of satyagraha or struggle for the truth, Khadi, Ahimsa or non violence, village reconstruction and upliftment of Harijans. How far are...
  • Sushmita Mukherjee to feature in 'Madhubala' May 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Actress Sushmita Mukherjee, fondly remembered as the Kitty of the 1980s show "Karamchand", is set to feature in "Madhubala Ek Ishq, Ek Junoon" that will go on air on Colors May 28. Her character, Daima, will be that of a lady, who in the olden days, was a...
  • Indians abroad pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi October 2, 2011

    Geneva/London: President Pratibha Patil on Sunday led the Indian community abroad in paying homage to the 'Father of the Nation' Mahatma Gandhi on his 142nd birth anniversary. Pratibha, who is in Geneva on a State Visit to Switzerland, offered flowers at the statute, where a group of Indian children...
  • Mahatma Gandhi, an inspiration to Bollywood October 2, 2011

    On the 142nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, CNNIBN brings you a glimpse of the movies inspired by him. ...
  • Gandhi Jayanti: PM, Sonia visit Rajghat October 2, 2011

    New Delhi: It is Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi's 142nd birth anniversary on Sunday. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visit Rajghat alongwith UPA Chief Sonia Gandhi. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath were also present to pay honour the Mahatama. Senior BJP leader LK Advani was also...
  • "I didn't allege Gandhi was racist or bisexual" March 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The author of a new book on the life of Mahatma Gandhi angrily dismissed claims that he alleged Gandhi left his wife for a gay lover or was a racist despite upholding the cause of the downtrodden all his life. 'Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi And His Struggle With India'...
  • Karamchand makes lukewarm comeback June 19, 2007

    Mumbai: A show that gave a new definition to detective shows on Indian television and introduced camera movements that kept you at the edge of your seat is backwith a new Kitty and the same old Karamchand. "We have been very juvenile in our approach towards the rerun of Karamchand....
  • Check out what's hot on TV this week June 16, 2007

    Wondering what to watch on television tonight? Check out whats on hot on Sony Entertainment Network: Karamchand (Episode synopsis: March 17, 2100 hrs, IST) On Saturdays episode of Karamchand, three mysterious murders take place and Inspector Khan has no clue so the ace detective Karamchand takes over the case. He finds that...