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  • Lara Dutta looks forward to team up with Akshay Kumar 3 days ago

    Actress-producer Lara Dutta is excited to start working in "Singh Is Bliing" not only because of the script, but it's lead actor Akshay Kumar. "Super excited to start Singh is Bliing tomorrow with @akshaykumar! I've lost count of our movies together :). #friendphilosopherguide," Lara tweeted on Friday. Sharing screen space...
  • Lara Dutta 'excited' to shoot with her 'friend, philosopher and guide' Akshay Kumar 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Actress Lara Dutta is "super excited" to team up with Akshay Kumar in upcoming film 'Singh is Bliing', whose shooting she will begin tomorrow. Directed by Prabhudheva, 'Singh is Bliing' is the 36-year-old former Miss Universe's eighth outing with Akshay after debut film "Andaaz" followed by "Aan: Men at Work",...
  • Akshay Kumar, Prabhudheva kick start 'Singh is Bliing' with a crystal studded clapboard April 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Good news for 'Singh is King' fans as Akshay Kumar returns with a film called 'Singh is Bliing' and this time he is accompanied by Prabhudheva. The pair has in the past given hits like 'Rowdy Rathore'. The producer Ashvini Yardi, director Prabhudheva and the lead star Akshay...
  • West Indies will find Australia impossible to beat: Brian Lara April 2, 2015

    Cantaro, Trinidad: West Indies batting legend Brian Lara has said his team would find it virtually "impossible" to win against Australia in their two-match Test series in June. Australia on Tuesday named a powerful 16-man squad for the Tests in Dominica and Jamaica, which will lead into their Ashes defence in...
  • Wahab Riaz invites West Indies legend Brian Lara to Pakistan March 25, 2015

    Floored by the praise showered on him by Brian Lara, pacer Wahab Riaz has invited the West Indian legend to Pakistan. Riaz, who was one of Pakistan's few standout performers in a failed World Cup campaign, said on his Twitter account that he felt 'honoured' to know that Lara wants to...
  • ICC World Cup: Brian Lara hails India's bowling attack March 23, 2015

    Sydney: Former Australian captain Ian Chappell on Monday said Ravichandran Ashwin will get purchase from the SCG wicket and that spin would be a "big advantage" for India when they square off against the Michael Clarke-led side in the cricket World Cup semi-finals on Thursday. "Sydney Cricket Ground always turns. They...
  • World Cup 2015: Brian Lara, Andy Roberts back WI to beat New Zealand March 19, 2015

    The West Indies received heavyweight support on Thursday ahead of their World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand with former greats Brian Lara and Andy Roberts both tipping an upset. Home side New Zealand, unbeaten through pool play, are heavily favoured to win Saturday's knock-out match in Wellington and go on to...
  • World Cup: India expected to beat Bangladesh but it may not be easy, says Sunil Gavaskar March 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar expects India to beat Bangladesh in their cricket World Cup quarter-final fixture at the MCG on Thursday but says it may not be as easy for the defending champions as people think it is. "Bangladesh have a good batting line-up. Mahmudullah can take any game away,...
  • Lara Dutta's never seen before avatar in 'Singh is Bling' March 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Known for experimenting with her looks onscreen, actress Lara Dutta is all set to don a new avatar in Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Singh is Bling'. The 36-year-old former Miss Universe said she will be seen in a "never seen before avatar" in the upcoming film. "You have seen me go glamorous...
  • Schoolboy's letter touches Brian Lara's heart March 14, 2015

    West Indies legend Brian Lara was so impressed with a letter he received from an eight-year-old New Zealand lad that he popped into his school unannounced for an impromptu game of cricket. The record-breaking left-hander was in New Zealand as a celebrity guest at the New Zealand Open golf tournament when...
  • World Cup: Brian Lara backs rookie West Indies skipper Jason Holder March 13, 2015

    Sydney: Former West Indies captain Brian Lara says he is impressed with current skipper Jason Holder who is leading the regional outfit on a desperate campaign to secure a quarter-final berth in the cricket World Cup. Batting legend Lara said he is impressed with the potential of the young all-rounder and...
  • Photo Of The Day: Lara Dutta poses for a Holi selfie with daughter Saira March 6, 2015

    This could easily be one of the best selfies of the festival. Covered in Holi colours, mother-daughter duo Lara Dutta Bhupathi and Saira Bhupathi posed for a selfie. The actress tweeted, "Happy Holi all!!! Missing our pack leader but sending him our love!!:-). Play safe and have funnn!!!!(sic)." ...
  • ICC World Cup: Tendulkar, Lara catch up in Australia March 3, 2015

    Sydney: Batting greats Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara revel in each other's company and it was no different when they met during the ongoing cricket World Cup in Australia. The two legends, who share more than 55,000 international runs, took out time to catch up here. Tendulkar today posted a photo...
  • India are playing best cricket of World Cup 2015: Brian Lara February 27, 2015

    Perth: Insisting that India are currently playing the "best cricket of the World Cup", West Indies batting legend Brian Lara feels that the defending champions must test their bench strength against minnows UAE in a Pool B match here on Saturday. Lara said by testing a few reserve players against weaker...
  • ICC World Cup: India's 'allround' show impresses Brian Lara February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: West Indies batting legend Brian Lara is mighty impressed with India's "allround" showing in their first two cricket World Cup matches and feels Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men need to keep up their good work in all three departments of the game if they intend to defend the title. India...
  • World Cup 2015: Excluding Pollard, Bravo a self-inflicted blow says, Brian Lara February 18, 2015

    Christchurch: West Indies batting legend Brian Lara has described as "a self-inflicted blow", the decision by the Clive Lloyd-led selection panel to exclude Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo from the regional side for the ongoing World Cup. The former West Indies captain said he is confused by the decision to leave...
  • From Vijay Hazare to KL Rahul: India's triple centurions February 1, 2015

    Scoring a triple century is one of the toughest endeavours for a batsman. Don Bradman, Brian Lara, Virender Sehwag and Chris Gayle are the only ones to have achieved the feat twice in Test cricket. Lara's 501 not out in Warwickshire's game against Durham in 1994 is also the highest...
  • Sachin Tendulkar tops Viv Richards' list of ODI batsmen he would pay to watch February 1, 2015

    Over the years we have had an abundance of batting talent. It is difficult to separate and put them in their rightful batting order, let alone pick out 10 names. So, irrespective of the order they are in, these are my top-10 ODI batsmen of all time. The first name that...
  • Cricket greats who have never won a World Cup January 30, 2015

    There are countless talented cricketers who had worked tirelessly throughout their careers to have their hands on the coveted ICC Cricket World Cup trophy, but the title of world champion eluded them. I was one of those lucky ones to be part of the winning ICC Cricket World Cup squad...
  • Snapshot: Lara Dutta celebrates daughter Saira's third birthday January 21, 2015

    Time is flying, but Lara Dutta is having fun! The actress and former beauty queen's daughter turned three Tuesday."And so my little girl turns 3!!:-) .Big day planned for her! Time flies when your having fun," Lara, who is married to tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi, tweeted. Earlier this month, the...
  • Lara Dutta takes to Twitter to share her challenging 'mom' moment with fans January 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress-producer Lara Dutta finds selecting a birthday cake for her young daughter a challenging task. "One of the most challenging 'mom' moments- picking out a birthday cake with your almost 3 yr old!!! One that THINKS she knows her mind," the former beauty queen tweeted Monday. Lara, who is married to...
  • Kumar Sangakkara is no less than Sachin Tendulkar January 4, 2015

    "Balanced yet intense, ruthless in his need to succeed, always contributing to his team's cause, he is among the finest cricketers Sri Lanka has produced," the late Peter Roebuck, one of the world's greatest cricket writers, once wrote about Kumar Sangakkara. Roebuck was describing the art of Sangakkara. "Kumar Sangakkara...
  • Lara Dutta shares a picture of her daughter Saira meeting the Santa Claus as proud father Mahesh Bhupathi looks on December 16, 2014

    The picture is full of warmth and happiness. The little Saira Bhupathi met the Santa Claus recently and her mother, actress Lara Dutta shared the picture on Twitter and wrote, "Saira meets Santa Claus :-). With a little help from daddy!!!(sic)". Lara's husband, tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi is also seen...
  • Brian Lara, Adam Gilchrist all set for legends T20 match December 14, 2014

    Melbourne: West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara will play alongside Adam Gilchrist, Dean Jones, Justin Langer and other Australian legends in the Western Australia Festival of Cricket Twenty20 exhibition match on Monday. The WA Festival of Cricket, held at Aquinas College in Perth's southern suburbs, has revived the famous Lilac Hill...
  • Aamir Khan: My kids think 'PK' is my best film till now December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's says his three-year-old son Azad has started calling him 'PK', the title of his upcoming film. The family had a screening of the Rajkumar Hirani movie recently here and they felt it's his "best film" till date. "I have good news, my family saw the film & loved...
  • Lack of unity could cost West Indies at World Cup, says Lara December 9, 2014

    West Indies batting great Brian Lara expects the side to struggle at the World Cup if they are unable to forge a unified team, the former skipper insisting a split between players and administrators was just one of their problems. Caribbean cricket was plunged into crisis when a player revolt over...
  • Hughes blow 'rare' but cricket a dangerous game: Brian Lara November 26, 2014

    The injury that left Australian batsman Phillip Hughes in a critical condition in hospital was a "rare" event but a reminder that cricket has always been a dangerous sport, West Indies batting great Brian Lara said on Wednesday. Hughes took a blow on the head from a short delivery while batting...
  • West Indies have got to stop airing laundry in public: Brian Lara November 21, 2014

    Sympathising with the West Indies players for their India tour pull-out after a fallout with the WICB, Caribbean legend Brian Lara said that communication between the players and the board is key and its time to stop making internal issues a public matter. "Players in India playing cricket without a contract...
  • Glenn McGrath was my nemesis, says Brian Lara November 21, 2014

    Sydney: West Indies batting legend Brian Lara on Thursday identified Glenn McGrath as his "nemesis" after being dismissed by the Australian pacer on several occasions during his playing days. "Yes, I can identify (Glenn) McGrath as being my nemesis. He got me out however many times," Lara was quoted as saying...