Kavita

  • Comedy serial 'F.I.R.' completes 8 years August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Comical TV series 'F.I.R.', about lady inspector Chandramukhi Chautala and her adept team of police officers solving criminal cases with a funny twist, has completed a successful stint of eight years on Indian television. The cast and crew is ecstatic. It is said to be one of the longest running...
  • 'F.I.R.' in new avatar - with live audience July 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Comic TV series F.I.R will be seen in a new avatar with its talented bunch of actors now performing on-stage with a live audience, which will be involved in the act too. The show's stage avatar promises to enthrall audiences with some thrilling action-packed performances and dynamic stunts, raising the...
  • Bangalore school rape: HRD minister should intervene July 17, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Kavita Krishnan comments on the Bangalore incident where a 6 year old girl was allegedly raped by two gym instructors in the school premises. "HRD minister should intervene as soon as possible. Such incidents are taking place across the country and children must be taught...
  • Been seeing bikinis since childhood, nothing indecent about them: Goa CM July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that bikinis should not lead to public indecency, he has now clarified that bikinis are not indecent but should only be restricted to swimming. "There is no indecency about bikinis. I have been seeing bikinis in Goa since my...
  • 'Correct your own culture first' Kavita Krishnan on Goa PWD minister's remark July 1, 2014

    AIPWA secretary Kavita Krishnan strongly condemned the offensive remark made by Goa PWD minister, Sudin Dhavalikar that women going to pubs are against Indian culture. Krishnan said that the BJP should correct its own culture first, before telling others how to behave. Dhavalikar's statement comes at a time, when another...
  • BJP candidate Vinod Khanna's wife seeks vote for her husband for Gurdaspur seat April 17, 2014

    It's not only BJP Lok Sabha candidate for Gurdaspur seat Vinod Khanna is on a canvassing spree, his wife too is leaving no stone unturned for the victory of the actor-turned politician. Kavita Khanna, who hits the road every morning, meet and greet voters and listen to their concerns and issues....
  • On a similar career path, but too new for comparison, says Kavita Barjatya of producer Ekta Kapoor April 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The career path of producers Ekta Kapoor and Kavita Barjatya has similarities, but the latter doesn't find the comparisons just. If Ekta started her career with TV by making hit shows like 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' and then shifting to filmmaking, Kavita too has ventured into the movie-...
  • Art director Nitin Desai gave the title 'Samrat' to us: Kavita Barjatya April 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Art director Nitin Desai showed lent his title 'Samrat' to Rajshri Productons for their upcoming film 'Samrat & Co'. The production house expressed its gratitude in a statement today. Produced by Sooraj Barjatya's cousin Kavita and directed by Kaushik Ghatak, 'Samrat & Co.' stars Rajeev Khandelwal in the lead role. Sharing...
  • Feel restricted because of my mindset, upbringing: Sooraj Barjatya March 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Sooraj Barjatya's home banner Rajshri Productions is known for family-oriented dramas, but it is now set to release a detective thriller titled "Samrat & Co.". The filmmaker says the new generation at his production house is free to make whatever they want. His cousin Kavita is ready with her first...
  • World Sufi Spirit Festival at Mehrangarh Fort attracts music lovers from across the world February 26, 2014

    A fusion of Sufi music and history at the three-day World Sufi Spirit Festival had aficionados from across the world soak up the atmosphere at the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur. Listening to various renowned artists from different parts of the world at the Mehrangarh Fort, which stands a hundred feet on...
  • Acid attack victim and crusader tipped to get 'Ojaswani Award' January 10, 2014

    Acid attack victim Laxmi, whose crusade against acid attacks forced the Supreme Court to ban the open sale of acid in the market as well as noted social worker Kavita Bhattarai who serves leprosy patients will be given this year's prestigious 'Ojaswani Award, it was announced here on Friday. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister...
  • Stunt scars will give me stories to tell: Kavita Kaushik December 26, 2013

    New Delhi: TV actress Kavita Kaushik, who will be seen performing stunts as Krishika, a superhero, in 'F.I.R', says she is not scared of stunts. "I'm very excited about the stunts and I get fascinated with the scars and marks, so I never fear minor injuries. I believe every scar has...
  • Arvind Kejriwal among '100 Global Thinkers of 2013' December 11, 2013

    New York: Founder of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal is among Foreign Policy magazine's leading Global Thinkers of 2013, a list of 100 people who have made "measurable difference" and are "pushing the boundaries of the possible". Activists Urvashi Butalia and Kavita Krishnan have also made it to the...
  • Allu Aravind to distribute 'Kaalicharan' November 1, 2013

    Chennai: Producer-distributor Allu Aravind has got the distribution rights of upcoming Telugu political revenge saga 'Kaalicharan', which is coming out Nov 8 after fighting a legal battle for nearly six months. The film, reportedly, depicts the controversial story of MLA Erra Satyam and its release was stalled after not getting the...
  • Luxury of films not available for TV actors: Kavita Kaushik July 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Kavita Kaushik, who has recently made a comeback to comedy show 'F.I.R.', believes a TV actor's life is tougher than that of a film actor. "There are so many problems in a TV actor's life. There is no choreographer, so we have to do everything ourselves and that too in...
  • I made khaki uniform glamorous: Kavita Kaushik July 8, 2013

    New Delhi: TV actress Kavita Kaushik says it was much before Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn made khaki popular with their cop roles in 'Dabangg' and 'Singham', respectively, that she glamourised and popularised the uniform on the small screen. "For seven years, Chandramukhi Chautala made the audience laugh with her...
  • Kavita Kaushik is back on 'F.I.R.' June 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Kavita Kaushik is coming back to work her magic as Inspector Chandramukhi Chautala in popular show 'F.I.R.', and she is mighty excited to experiment with interesting stunts and action scenes. The actress, known for her 'bindaas' style and excellent comic timing as the Haryanvi police officer, had left...
  • Jiah Khan's letter will be sent to handwriting expert: Police June 18, 2013

    Mumbai: A police officer has termed as "media speculation" that late actress Jiah Khan's six-page letter does not match her handwriting, saying that no such statement had been released and the letter would be sent for forensic examination. "There is no new development as such. All these reports in the media...
  • Lovers found dead on railway track in Gurgaon March 12, 2013

    Gurgaon: Two lovers, missing from their houses since the day before, were found dead on a railway track in Gurgaon on Monday, police said. Balwant, 28, a cooking gas agency employee based in Ashok Vihar, and Class 9 student Kavita, 16, who lived with her family in Chakkarpur in new Gurgaon,...
  • Convene Parliament to pass bills on sexual violence: protest leader Kavita Krishnan December 24, 2012

    The gang rape and physical assault of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus in New Delhi by six men has touched the raw nerves of the Indian society. As the girl battles for her life in a hospital, protestors have clashed with police in the national capital and in...
  • 'Freedom of women without fear is what we need to protect' December 22, 2012

    All India Progressive Women's Association (AIPWA) secretary Kavita Krishnan while asking for Delhi Chief Minsiter Sheila Dikshit resignation in an interview with Tehelka said freedom of women without fear is what needs to protected. Here is the full transcript of the interview: Today, we demonstrated outside Sheila Dikshit's house. The reason why...
  • 'Lovetorn', an Indian Cinderella in Los Angeles November 23, 2012

    Bareilly to Beverly Hills is the journey sixteen-year-old Shalini Agarwal makes when her father moves to a new job in Los Angeles. And that journey, along with the changes it brings for Shalini and her family, is what Kavita Daswani's 'Lovetorn' is about. This book reads like the script of a...
  • Excerpt: Bombay Girl by Kavita Daswani July 19, 2012

    Written by Kavita Daswani, 'Bombay Girl' is a story of Sohana Badshah, who has led a charmed existence – carefree, wealthy and from a close-knit family (at least as far she knows). And then she moves to London on a whim to pursue an interior design course, where she meets...
  • Parents lose son in crash, set up flying school June 6, 2012

    Pune: Captain Anil Gadgil and his wife Kavita Gadgil have set up a flying school with India's first mobile flight simulator. They took up the task after losing their 27-year-old son Abhijit in a MIG-21 crash. But Abhijit's death didn't dampen the spirits of his heart-broken parents. Together they set...
  • JD(U) retains Daraundha Assembly seat in Bihar October 17, 2011

    Patna: Janata Dal (United) retained the Daraundha Assembly seat in the by-poll defeating the Rashtriya Janata Dal by 20,092 votes. Kavita Kumari of the JD (U) won the seat defeating RJD candidate Parmeshwar Singh. The by-poll took place following the death of JD (U) MLA Jagmato Devi. Kavita Kumari is the...
  • Jaipur: Police raid civil rights activist Kavita October 4, 2011

    Jaipur: Civil rights activist Kavita Srivastava's house in Jaipur was raided on Monday morning by the Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh police. The police raided her properties early in the morning after it was alleged that she was sheltering Maoists. After the raids, Srivastava wrote an open letter to the media saying that she...
  • Digvijay expresses surprise on Patil's statement December 16, 2010

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijay Singh today expressed surprise over Maharashtra Home Minister's statement denying existence of any record of a telephonic conversation between him and slain ATS chief Hemant Karkare just before the 26/11 attacks. "I was not expecting him to say that...," Digvijay said hours after RR Patil dismissed the...
  • Digvijaya under fire for his remarks on Karkare December 11, 2010

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh has created another political storm with yet another controversial statement. Singh on Saturday claimed that he received a call from the Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad chief Hemant Karkare just two hours before the 26/11 terror attack. According to Singh, Karkare reportedly told him that he...
  • Digvijaya's claims are painful: Karkare's wife December 11, 2010

    Kavita Karkare, widow of former Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad chief Hemant Karkare who was killed fighting Pakistani terrorists on the night of November 26, 2008 in Mumbai, has rubbished Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh claims that her husband had called the Congress leader just hours before the Mumbai terror attack saying...