KARTHIK

  • IPL 8: Big IPL buys Yuvraj Singh, Dinesh Karthik struggling to get going 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Two players, who were bought for big money at the Indian Premier League auction are struggling to justify the huge amount spent on them for the eighth edition of the hugely popular Twenty20 tournament. India's 2011 World Cup winning hero Yuvraj Singh and discarded stumper Dinesh Karthik were the biggest...
  • India Indie Club: Meenakshi Shedde reviews Siddharth's 'Jigarthanda' March 9, 2015

    Film critic Meenakshi Shedde reviews 'Jigarthanda' written and directed by Karthik Subbaraj. Starring Siddharth, it is a new-age Tamil gangster film. 'India Indie Club' is a movie segment where National Award-winning film critic Meenakshi Shedde looks at some of the most talked about Indian independent films that are making a...
  • Tamil Nadu set up Ranji Trophy final clash with Karnataka March 1, 2015

    If Maharashtra were investors in a bull market, they may have gained from a 'high risk, high returns' approach on the final day. But against an experienced Tamil Nadu side, the need of the hour was patience and a calm approach. Once that was thrown out of the window, there...
  • Focus is firmly on the present: Dinesh Karthik February 27, 2015

    At one point in his career, Dinesh Karthik was India's replacement man. He was a bit like the emergency button installed in elevators - pressed into service when there's a snag - always on SOS. Injuries to openers or middle-order batsmen, and Karthik was the first to be summoned. It was...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Semi-finals, Day 3 February 27, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Half-centuries from Abhimanyu Mithun and R Samarth helped Karnataka end the second day of their Ranji Trophy 2014-15 semifinal against Mumbai in a virtually impregnable position at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. On Thursday (February 26),...
  • Ranji Trophy: Ton-up Dinesh Karthik takes Tamil Nadu ahead in semis February 26, 2015

    Over the last few seasons, the Eden Gardens in Kolkata has gained the reputation of being a seamer-friendly surface, at least as far as domestic cricket is concerned. Not under-prepared, not overly green, yet enough to keep the faster men interested. The start time - 30 minutes earlier than in...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, semi-finals, Day 2 February 26, 2015

    (For Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: After being dismissed for a paltry 202 in their first innings, Karnataka hit back strongly with skipper and seamer Vinay Kumar taking six wickets to bundle out Mumbai for 44 in just 15.3 overs on the first...
  • Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu in control against Maharashtra in semis February 25, 2015

    Maharashtra, an unheralded outfit seeking a repeat of last year, against Tamil Nadu, a side packed with players of varying international experience, promised an intriguing contest on a lively Eden Gardens deck. Before play started, it seemed like Tamil Nadu had it in them to negate Maharashtra's bowling threat - the...
  • Karthik Subbaraj's 'Iraivi' will roll from April February 22, 2015

    Chennai: Filmmaker Karthik Subbaraj will start shooting his next Tamil project "Iraivi" from April. It features an ensemble cast of S.J Suryah, Vijay Sethupathi, Bobby Simha and Karunakaran. "The movie is in pre-production stage with plans to go on floors by April end. While Suryah, Vijay and Simha appear in lead...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karthik, Shankar virtually ensure Tamil Nadu a semi-final berth February 19, 2015

    Jaipur: Dinesh Karthik (64) and Vijay Shankar (82) hit half-centuries to ward off a scare caused by an inspired spell by S S Bandiwar (3 for 31), to virtually ensure a semi-final berth for Tamil Nadu on the fourth day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final clash against Vidarbha on Thursday. Tamil...
  • IPL 2015: Yuvraj stays hot property, sold for 16 cr; Karthik bags 10.5 cr February 16, 2015

    Bengaluru: Indian left-hander Yuvraj Singh and wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik were sold for big bucks. But in a big surprise, there were no takers for South African opener Hashim Amla after the first round of bidding for marquee players in the IPL auction here on Monday. The Indian Premier League (IPL) auction...
  • IPL 2015 Auction: Full list of players to be auctioned February 16, 2015

    The Indian Premier League auction ahead of its eighth seaons slated to begin from April 8 will see 344 players going under the hammer with the franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad having the heaviest remaining purse of INR 21,05,00,000. Remaining Purse for the eight franchises (INR): CSK: Rs 4,80,00,000 | Overseas Players: 6 |...
  • 'Anegan' review: Welcome back Karthik! You are in a love story in 2015? Wait. Dhanush is the hero? Who are you in the film then? February 14, 2015

    Film: Anegan Cast: Dhanush, Amyra Dastur, Karthik, Jagan Rating 3.5 What's fascinating about Dhanush is that he doesn't hesitate to experiment with the roles the scripts have to offer. His performances seem to echo - forget how an actor should look, come have a look at what the actor does. Turn of the...
  • Dinesh Karthik looking forward to IPL auction February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Dinesh Karthik's current form makes him a hot buy at the IPL auction on Monday and the revitalised wicket-keeper batsman says he would prefer to be part of a winning team rather than being paid the big bucks in an unsuccessful campaign like the one he endured last...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group C wrap: Assam take first-innings lead against Andhra January 30, 2015

    Guwahati: Assam took a vital first-innings lead in their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match against Andhra Pradesh here on Friday. At stumps on the second day, Assam were 199 for six in their first innings, taking a lead of 62 runs with four wickets remaining in reply to the visiting...
  • Rape case against Sadananda Gowda's son to be probed as Karnataka HC dismisses plea to quash FIR January 29, 2015

    Bengaluru: In a huge relief for Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik, Karnataka High Court dismissed a plea to quash an FIR in the rape case against him. Karthik had also approached to the High Court to get the rape case against him quashed. A case had been registered...
  • AR Rahman gives lavish birthday party a miss; instead spends time with family and fans on turning 48 January 7, 2015

    Chennai: Double Oscar-winning composer A.R Rahman, who has just turned 48, spent quality time with his family and also visited an ailing fan suffering from cancer in the city. He also participated in a live chat with his fans on Facebook. Rahman turned a year older Tuesday. "He makes it a...
  • IPL 8: Ousted from World Cup squad, RCB show their back to Yuvraj Singh December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh, the most expensive player of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has been released by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) while Delhi Daredevils skipper Kevin Pietersen was released along with Dinesh Karthik, Ross Taylor and Murali Vijay, according to media reports. The Vijay Mallya-owned RCB had paid the 33-year-old...
  • Delhi Daredevils release Pietersen, Karthik, Vijay ahead of IPL 2015 December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to start afresh in the eighth season of Indian Premier League, the Delhi Daredevils on Monday decided to release their last edition's skipper and biggest star Kevin Pietersen along with costliest buy Dinesh Karthik and Test specialist Murali Vijay. Delhi Daredevils' Chief Executive Officer Hemant Dua...
  • Relief for Law Minister Sadananda Gowda, court dismisses rape case against his son November 26, 2014

    Bengaluru: In a huge relief to Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda, the family court in Bengaluru dismissed the rape case against his son Karthik Gowda. The court ruled that it was not a valid marriage. Karthik had also approached to the High Court to get the rape case against him...
  • 'Rangoon' first look: A lungi-clad Gautham Karthik stares you down from the first poster of the Rajkumar Periasamy film November 20, 2014

    'Rangoon', the latest offering from Fox Star Studios and AR Murugadoss, began its shooting this month. Starring actor Gautham Karthik in the lead, the film is being directed by Murugadoss' protege Rajkumar Periasamy. ...
  • Tamil actor Karthik joins Congress; dissolves his own party November 6, 2014

    Chennai: Hit by the recent loss of its popular leader GK Vasan in the state, the Tamil Nadu Congress Wednesday got star power in popular Tamil actor Karthik. Dissolving his own party, Akila India Naadalum Makkal Katchi, Karthik formally joined the Congress in the presence of state party chief EVKS Elangovan. Karthik's...
  • Bangalore family court to hear case against Karthik Gowda today October 21, 2014

    Bangalore: A Bangalore family court will hear the case against Karthik Gowda, son of Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday. A case had been registered against Karthik in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress. The actress is seeking the status of his legally wedded wife. The...
  • Dinesh Karthik, Dipika Pallikal to tie the knot in mid-2015 October 8, 2014

    Squash queen Pallikal has usually been more vocal about the celebrated relationship but this time India cricketer Karthik took it upon himself to share the wedding plans. ...
  • Sports couple Dinesh Karthik, Dipika Pallikal set for mid-2015 wedding October 8, 2014

    India's popular sports couple Dipika Pallikal and Dinesh Karthik have decided to get married mid next year after almost two years of togetherness made official with their engagement last November. Squash queen Pallikal has usually been more vocal about the celebrated relationship but this time India cricketer Karthik took it upon...
  • Focussing on batting to return to Indian team: Dinesh Karthik October 8, 2014

    With a new domestic season just round the corner, out-of-favour wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik is planning to work on his batting to return to the Indian team as a specialist batsman. Karthik said on Wednesday that with Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the side, he can only be a reserve keeper, so he...
  • Railway Minister's son appears before police for questioning, refuses to talk about the case September 15, 2014

    Bangalore: Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik presented himself before the Bangalore Police on Monday in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress. Karthik is currently out on bail, but has been asked to present himself at the police station every 15 days. He continues to...
  • Railway Minister Gowda's son questioned for 2nd day over actress' charge September 13, 2014

    Bangalore: Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik Gowda underwent a gruelling questioning for the second consecutive day on Saturday in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress. After another round of marathon questioning, DCP North TR Suresh said, "We are...
  • Rapecheating case: Rail Minister's son Karthik Gowda appears before investigating officer September 12, 2014

    Bangalore: The son of Railways Minister Sadananda Gowda, Karthik Gowda has finally made an appearance before the investigation officer on Friday in the alleged rape and cheating case against him. Karthik is likely to record his statement later on Friday. Karthik has undergone a medical examination in Bangalore. The sessions court...
  • 'Railway Minister Gowda's son rape case not an embarrassment to BJP' September 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Calling allegations of rape, kidnap and cheating by a Kannada starlet against Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik as purely personal, Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party President Prahlad Joshi on Wednesday said that the party has nothing to feel embarrassed about it. "...this case is between Karthik Gowda and a...