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  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Main Tera Hero', 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' April 5, 2014

    This week on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Main Tera Hero' and 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'. He also talks to legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan about his film 'Bhootnath Returns'. ...
  • 'Main Tera Hero' review: The film is a series of forced contrivances April 4, 2014

    Cast: Varun Dhawan, Ileana D'Cruz, Nargis Fakhri Director : David Dhawan David Dhawan's comedies, the best of them, have been cheerfully low-IQ enterprises, constructed around predictable plot lines involving lookalike protagonists, mistaken identities, cheating husbands, and triangular love stories. When Dhawan was at the top of his game, one or any of...
  • 'D Day to 'David': 10 films which deserved more appreciation at the box office December 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Episodic film 'David' or heartwrenching motherdaughter drama 'Mai' or rare medical thriller 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' are some of the cinematically superlative films, but they failed to click at the box office. Here is a list of 10 such films that deserved better viewership and appreciation than what they got: David:...
  • 'Main Tera Hero' first look: Varun Dhawan to play a college student again? December 18, 2013

    Varun Dhawan, who won critical acclaim for his performance in Bollywood debut 'Student of the Year', will now be seen in father David Dhawan's film. Yes, the actor is currently busy with upcoming action comedy 'Mai Tera Hero'. The actor will be seen performing stunts in the film. Is reports...
  • Friday Releases: 'Vishwaroop', 'Midnight's Children' hit screens February 1, 2013

    Apart from 'Vishwaroop' and Deepa Mehta's adaptation of Salman Rushdie's book 'Midnight's Children', movie goers also have four other films to take a pick from this Friday. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 31, 2013

    The CBI will be under the supervision of the Lokpal, while a public servant facing an inquiry by the Lokpal will be given an opportunity to be heard at the stage of the preliminary inquiry. ...
  • My daughter's death has defeated me: Asha Bhosle January 31, 2013

    Singer Asha Bhosle will soon be seen making her acting debut, playing the role of a mother in 'Mai'. Asha says it brought back memories of losing her own daughter Varsha last year. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 30, 2013

    Catch the day's stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Asha Bhosle January 30, 2013

    In a career spanning more than six decades, Asha Bhosle has done it all as a playback singer. And now at the age of 80, Asha is set for her debut film as an actor. 'Mai' releases on Friday. ...
  • Asha Bhosle makes acting debut with 'Mai', film to release on Friday January 30, 2013

    In a career spanning more than six decades, Asha Bhosle has done it all as a playback singer. And now at the age of 80, Asha is set for her debut film as an actor. ...
  • 'David', 'Mai', 'Listen...Amaya'; Offbeat films on offer this Friday January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: No hardcore romance and no ribtickling humour the first Friday of February has three offbeat Hindi films releasing in theatres. 'Mai...', 'David' and 'Listen... Amaya' each film has a different flavour to offer. However, there is a common thread between 'Mai..' and 'Listen... Amaya'. Both are about...
  • Sachin cheers for Asha Bhosle at the music launch of her upcoming film January 24, 2013

    She may be 79, but nothing's stopping Asha Bhosle who is all set to make her acting debut. Cheering for her at the music launch of her upcoming film was none other than Sachin Tendulkar. ...
  • Ashaji will surprise in 'Mai': Padmini Kolhapure January 16, 2013

    Mumbai: One of the best performers of her time, Padmini Kolhapure has teamed up with Asha Bhosle in 'Mai' and says that the legendary singer will surprise everyone. If 'Mai' marks Asha Bhosle's acting debut, it is also Mahesh Kodiyal's first film as a director. About he the plight of a woman...
  • Watch the trailer of Asha Bhosle's debut film 'Mai' September 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The trailer of 'Mai' is out. This film marks Asha Bhosle's entry into the world of acting. Directed by Mahesh Kodiyal, the film also marks the comeback of Padmini Kolhapure to the silver screen. ...
  • Email row: CPI(M) asks Chandy to explain January 21, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The CPI(M) in Kerala on Saturday asked Chief Minister Oommen Chandy to clarify whether it was with his consent that the state police allegedly drew up a plan to gather email details of several Muslim leaders, as reported by a Malayalam publication. "The Chief Minister should give a rational explanation...
  • Salman Khan Week: Kamaal kartey ho Pandey ji! August 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Any one who has watched Dabangg will undoubtedly agree that the copboiler is Salman Khan's best entertainer till date, each frame vying with the next to take a ridiculously implausible plot line forward. But even as Khan romanced a reticent Sonakshi Sinha and bashed up bad guys...
  • Mai seeks review of Pak SC's acquitting order May 19, 2011

    Islamabad: Mukhtar Mai, who gained international attention after being gangraped on the orders of a village council, on Thursday filed a petition in Pakistan's Supreme Court seeking a review of the acquittal of several men accused of assaulting her. Mukhtar Mai's counsel Aitzaz Ahsan, also a senior leader of the...
  • Mukhtar Mai asks Pak govt to file a review plea April 23, 2011

    Islamabad: Close on the heels of a Supreme Court ruling upholding acquittal of five of the six men accused of raping Mukhtar Mai, Pakistan government on Friday said it would provide security and legal aid to the victim, who has emerged as the symbol of a movement for women's rights. Responding...
  • Pak SC acquits five in Mukhtar Mai rape case April 22, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a High Court's order acquitting five of the six men accused of raping Mukhtar Mai, who emerged as the symbol of a movement for women's rights after she was gangraped on the orders of a tribal council in 2002. The Supreme Court which had...
  • LFW: Bolly stars walk the ramp for a cause on day 2 March 30, 2009

    Mumbai: The second day of the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai saw the charity show Mai Mumbai. Supermodel Naomi Campbell and hotelier Vikram Chatwal joined hands with LFW to host this show. This is a fashion for relief benefit to raise funds for those affected by the terrorist attacks...
  • Pak girl raped for wanting to study September 16, 2006

    Islamabad: After Mukhtaran Mai, a case of Mumtaz Mai has come to light in Pakistan, where women become victims of tribal warfare, family feuds or quite simply, male violence. The News International on Saturday reported the case of one Mumtaz Mai and her daughter, Ghazala Shaheen Bathi, who were abducted, held...