LEGENDS

  • Rajnikanth to become a grandfather again; daughter Soundarya pregnant 14 hours 6 minutes ago

    Chennai: Filmmaker Soundarya Rajnikanth is expecting her first child with industrialist husband Ashwin Ramkumar. The 'Kochadaiiyaan: The Legend' helmer, who is the younger daughter of Rajinikanth and Latha, took to Twitter to express her excitement. Soundarya and Ashwin tied the knot in 2010 in Chennai. ...
  • Legends of Rupganj: Believe it or not, it's the name of a cricket club October 16, 2014

    Admirers of old-school cricket still don't follow the Twenty20 tamasha. They would rather analyse the loop and dip of a classic spinner than the metres a six travelled. And when club names like 'Legends of Rupganj' mushroom, you know matters are only getting worse. A Dhaka Premier League club is called...
  • Watch: 10 incredible stunts of comedy legend Buster Keaton you probably haven't seen before September 6, 2014

    Renowned film critic Roger Ebert once wrote of Buster Keaton that he is "arguably the greatest actordirector in the history of the movies." Keaton, a comedy legend whose dead pan expression in all his sketches earned him the name 'The Great Stone Face', performed his stunts himself. Some of the stunts...
  • 'Aspyrus' is a silent graphic novel, with images for most part of it July 13, 2014

    I love graphic novels. They are something else like I have always maintained. There is something about them that takes your imagination riding, even though it is all there in front of you. It is saying what it has to and yet it is not. Appupen's graphic novels are different....
  • Lionel Richie gets Lifetime Achievement award June 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Lionel Richie bagged the Lifetime Achievement award at the BET Awards. Pharrell Williams introduced the tribute to Richie, which included clips of the singer's career. Afterward, John Legend sang a medley of Richie's 'Hello' and 'Still', reported Billboard magazine. Then R&B singer Richie, 67, performed 'Brick House', 'The...
  • How to stop false rumours from spreading on Facebook, Twitter May 15, 2014

    New York: Social networking websites can add fire to the fuel of a false rumour. Simply updating Facebook or Twitter pages may not be enough for organisations concerned with public safety to halt the spread of such rumours, a joint study by Facebook and Standford University in the US indicated. Such...
  • Confirmed! Boman Irani to play a cameo in 'Legend of Michael Missra' April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Boman Irani is all set to play a cameo in filmmaker Manish Jha's upcoming comedy 'Legend of Michael Missra'. Boman, 54, whose stint as a corrupt politician in 'Bhootnath Returns' is being appreciated by the audience, will be reuniting with Arshad Warsi after courtroom drama 'Jolly LLB'....
  • 'Legend of Michael Mishra' team working hard on Arshad Warsi's look March 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The makers of the upcoming film 'The Legend of Michael Mishra' are leaving no stone unturned to get the perfect look for Arshad Warsi, who will play the title role in the movie. The film, a comedy directed by Manish Jha also stars Aditi Rao Hydari, Boman Irani and...
  • I am a net shopping addict: Arshad Warsi February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Arshad Warsi says he is an online shopping addict as he ordered 12 pairs of shoes from a shopping portal. "I am 100 percent convinced that I am a net shopping addict. I just received my order of 12 pairs of shoes that I don't need at all,"...
  • Why Arshad Warsi is missing his 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai' days February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: While shooting for his upcoming movie 'The Legend of Michael Mishra', Bollywood actor Arshad Warsi recalled the 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai' days. The 45yearold was hugely appreciated for his character as Circuit in 'Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.' and 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai'. "Good morning...The last time I shot where I am...
  • Arshad Warsi gets injured on the sets of 'The Legend of Michael Mishra' January 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi is recovering from a head injury while shooting for his upcoming film 'The Legend of Michael Mishra'. Warsi, 45, took to Twitter to inform his fans that he is doing well after the injury and is under observation of doctors. "Big thank you to all of...
  • The Legend of Michael Mishra: Will it be another 'Jolly LLB' for Arshad? January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Not only is actor Arshad Warsi excited about his upcoming film 'The Legend of Michael Mishra', he is also looking forward to working with actress Aditi Rao Hydari. The two will be seen together for the first time on the screen, and the actor took to Twitter to share...
  • Arshad Warsi starts shooting for 'The Legend of Michael Mishra' January 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Arshad Warsi has begun shooting director Manish Jha's next 'The Legend of Michael Mishra'. The film stars Aditi Rao Hydari, Boman Irani and his son Kayoze Irani, who was last seen in filmmaker Karan Johar's 'Student of The Year'. "Good morning... Today I start shooting for 'The legend...
  • 'Hobbit', 'Frozen' lead Box Office to record year December 30, 2013

    Los Angeles: Over the bustling postChristmas weekend, Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' continued to lead the box office, landing in the No. 1 slot for the third weekend in a row. The Warner Bros. prequel earned $30 million, bringing the domestic gross to $190.3 million, according to studio...
  • Pandit Ravi Shankar gets posthumous Grammy nomination December 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: Indian sitar legend Ravi Shankar, who was awarded two Grammy honours earlier this year, has received a posthumous nomination in the 56th Annual Grammy Awards for his album 'The Living Room Sessions Part 2'. The maestro breathed his last at a US hospital Dec 11, 2012. He was 92. A...
  • Walt Disney's daughter Diane Disney Miller dies at 79 November 20, 2013

    Los Angeles: Movie legend Walt Disney's daughter died at her home in California. She was 79. Diane Disney Miller passed away Tuesday after suffering a recent fall, reports femalefirst.co.uk. She was the only biological daughter of Disney and his wife, Lillian. Her sister, Sharon Mae, was adopted by the couple in...
  • Puri Jagannadh's son to play young Balakrishna in 'Legend' November 16, 2013

    Chennai: Child actor Puri Akash, son of filmmaker Puri Jagannadh, will essay the role of young Nandamuri Balakrishna in upcoming politicaldrama 'Legend', slated to be released next year. "Puri's son Akash will play the younger version of Balakrishna in the film. I had seen his performances in other films and I...
  • Shooting of Kannada film 'Bahadur' resumes October 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Shooting of Kannada film 'Bahadur', which was launched in March this year, has resumed. For those who came in late, the film's shoot was stalled after Legend International, the film's original producer was replaced by RS Productions. As reports suggest, the film is currently being shot in Hubballi....
  • Watch: Sneak peek into 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues' May 24, 2013

    Ron Burgundy is back! Will Ferrell returns as the classiest news anchor in San Diego for 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues'. Actors Steve Carell and Paul Rudd too reprise their roles as part of the Channel 4 news team for the sequel to the 2004 hit comedy. While the film...
  • 'The Legend of Zelda' game coming to Nintendo 3DS April 18, 2013

    Los Angeles: The princessrescuing adventurer Link is coming to the Nintendo 3DS. The Japanese gaming giant announced plans Wednesday to bring a new "The Legend of Zelda" installment to its handheld gaming system. Nintendo of America Inc. president Reggie FilsAime said Tuesday that the new "Zelda" game would be set in...
  • Upset wife more fearsome than enraged pacer: Tendulkar November 24, 2012

    New Delhi: He has squared off against the most fearsome of pace attacks all over the world but veteran Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar jokes that it is nothing when compared to facing his wife when she is upset! In the Marathi book 'Samvad Legends Shi' (Conversations with Legends) by Dwarkanath...
  • Schwarzenegger to reprise 'Conan' movie role October 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Arnold Schwarzenegger is reprising one of his most famous movie roles Conan the Barbarian for an upcoming sequel, Universal Pictures said on Friday. Schwarzenegger, 65, will play the swordswinging hero in 'The Legend of Conan,' 30 years after the film that launched the Austrian bodybuilder as a...
  • Soccer legends Dunga, Cafu to play in Kolkata October 22, 2012

    Kolkata: Kolkata, the soccer mad city of cricket crazy India, is set to hold another big football event involving the game's legends on Dec 8 when yesteryears' greats from Brazil and other powerhouses clash at the Salt Lake Stadium here, the organisers announced on Monday. The match involving Brazilian Masters...
  • Bhawana Somaaya: The Amitabh Bachchan I know September 19, 2012

    In 2009, Osians released my book 'Bachchanalia' comprising 182 anecdotes, synopsis and posters of Amitabh Bachchan films spanning 40 years of his career. It was a nostalgic and a grand event held at Tata Theatre attended by a number of film folks and celebs. As the author I was...
  • T'puram: Revisiting the legend of Onam August 28, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Onam, for all its festive mood, is entwined with the rather dismal tale of King Mahabalis exile into netherworld. As the days merrymaking fades out, we sigh at the knowledge of the noble Kings inevitable return to the dark world. But may be, we should revisit the legends for...
  • Olympic Legends: Usain Bolt a sprinting phenom July 27, 2012

    Let's take a look at the sprinting journey of Jamaica's Usain Bolt, a triple gold medallist at the Beijing Olympics. ...
  • Olympics Legends: Roger Federer a phenomenon July 22, 2012

    The Swiss, who has won 17 Grand Slams, also bagged gold at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. ...
  • It could take years to control 'noise' on court June 29, 2012

    London: Tennis authorities will tackle the perennial problem of grunting players but it could take years to turn down the volume. So do not throw the earplugs away quite yet and if your daughter is a fouryearold tennis prodigy, make sure she keeps the noise down. Talks are underway to arm...
  • Awestruck hockey team to leave for Olympics June 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The nostalgia was palpable and the applause resonated a newfound vigour. The Olympics sendoff ceremony for the Indian hockey team here on Sunday turned into a nostalgic affair as Hockey India (HI) chose the occasion to facilitate the game's 34 stalwarts who have an Olympic gold to their...