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  • Astronomer names asteroid after Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai April 11, 2015

    Islamabad: The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner and girls' education campaigner Malala Yousafzai now has an asteroid named after her, media reported. Amy Mainzer, astronomer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, named Asteroid 316201 after Malala, Dawn online reported on Friday. He said, "It is a great honour to be able...
  • 'Badlapur' actor Varun Dhawan says he misses his old life and the privacy he enjoyed February 13, 2015

    Mumbai: He is someone who enjoys star status, but actor Varun Dhawan says the one thing that he misses is privacy. "I miss my old life as I don't get privacy anymore. I can't have the fun that I used to have. But I'm passionate about acting and I can do...
  • Can't believe: Varun Dhawan reacts to the response 'Badlapur' trailer has received January 21, 2015

    Actor Varun Dhawan is excited by the response that his dark, intense revenge drama 'Badlapur' has garnered. The actor feels the appreciation will act as an impetus for the small budget movie. Just two songs from the film have been released -- 'Jee karda' and 'Jeena jeena' -- but both...
  • New song 'Jeena jeena' form 'Badlapur' brings out the romantic in Varun Dhawan January 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan is turning into a hopeless romantic! No, he has not found the love of his life but it's a song from his dark, intense revenge drama 'Badlapur' that's making him go all gooey inside. The actor took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share his views on the...
  • Gave 10-15 auditions in a day; prayed hard to get a show, commercial: Ssharad Malhotra shares his tale of struggle December 18, 2014

    Actor Ssharad Malhotra, popular for his portrayal of Maharana Pratap in 'Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap', had studied at New York Film Academy, an experience which will remain special to him for several reason. In a freewheeling chat with IBNLive.com the very grounded Ssharad speaks about the efforts...
  • Crime against women? Not about clothes, but dirty mindset, says Shishir Sharma December 9, 2014

    Actor Shishir Sharma, who played a national level coach in the popular biopic 'Mary Kom', will soon be seen in the prime time TV soap 'Shastri Sisters'. Even though he is playing a cameo in the show, he sounds upbeat about his role. In an interview with IBNLive.com, the actor...
  • Waah yaar, kamaal karte ho: Salman Khan to Varun Dhawan for experimenting with his role in 'Badlapur' December 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan is all praise for newbie actor Varun Dhawan for trying out a 'different' performance in upcoming film 'Badlapur' and has taken to twitter to tell him this. Varun, 27, who has earlier featured in comical and romantic roles in Bollywood, will be seen in a rowdy...
  • 'Badlapur's' beginning is not to be missed, stresses director Sriram Raghavan December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan says if audiences miss the initial scenes of his next movie 'Badlapur', they should try and catch another show of the Varun Dhawan-starrer. The filmmaker and the cast of the film unveiled its teaser here Tuesday. Talking about the movie, Raghavan said: "In the early part of the...
  • Maine nurse defies state Ebola quarantine, leaves home October 30, 2014

    A nurse in Maine, vowing not to be bullied by politicians and threatening to sue the New England state over an Ebola quarantine she calls scientifically unsound, defied the order and left her home for a bike ride on Thursday, according to television images. Kaci Hickox left her home in the...
  • Boman Irani: I was the first person to be cast by Farah Khan in 'Happy New Year' October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Boman Irani has formed a special bond with most of his directors be it Rajkumar Hirani or Farah Khan and the actor says he is proud of the fact that they like to repeat him in their films. "They like to work with me and most of the times...
  • Gangnam, fireworks and a glittering opening ceremony kick off Asian Games 2014 in Incheon September 19, 2014

    Incheon: The 17th Asian Games opened in a multicoloured blaze of fireworks and carefully crafted KPop routines on Friday, as athletes from the world's most populous region came together in pursuit of gold and glory in South Korea. An array of Olympians and regional sports stars will compete over 15 days...
  • After 11 days of massive flood, J&K Civil Secretariat reopens September 18, 2014

    Srinagar: After remaining closed for 11 days due to massive floods, Jammu and Kashmir's Civil Secretariat reopened on Thursday. However, less than 10 per cent employees reported for work at the scheduled opening time at 9:30 AM, the official incharge of security at the Secretariat...
  • 'Main Hoon Rajinikanth' a tribute to thalaivar: Adithya Menon September 18, 2014

    Chennai: Southern actor Adithya Menon, who has worked in films such as 'Villua' and 'Eega', says his upcoming Hindi film 'Main Hoon Rajinikanth' is a a 'tribute' to the Tamil superstar and is not intended to portray him in a 'bad light'. Actor Rajinikanth Wednesday petitioned in Madras High Court for...
  • Rajinikanth gets stay on the film 'Main Hoon Rajinikanth' September 17, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth has moved the court against the makers of 'Main Hoon Rajnikanth'. Rajinikanth alleged that his name is being misused and the makers of the movie didn't seek his permission before using his name. After hearing the petition the Madras High court has granted interim stay to...
  • What? No way dude. Oh, really it's been written? Haven't read: Nargis Fakhri on dating Varun Dhawan August 25, 2014

    Actress Nargis Fakhri has denied reports of dating her "Main Tera Hero" costar Varun Dhawan, saying she is romantically linked with herself and not anyone else. "What? No way dude. Oh, really it's been written? I haven't read that. I don't have any idea about that. People just right stuff, right....
  • I don't want to do regressive roles, says Bhagyashree July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Bhagyashree, best known for playing the love interest of Salman Khan in the movie "Maine Pyar Kiya", started her career with TV show "Kachchi Dhoop" and now she's returning to her roots with "Laut Aao Trisha". The actress is not ready to call it a "comeback" as she...
  • CBSE's JEE main paper results declared May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The results are out for the Joint Entrance Examinations mains paper conducted by the CBSE. Based on these results, candidates will be eligible for appearing in JEE advanced paper. The scores in these exams are the admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs. The result can...
  • 'Main Hoon Na' clocks 10 years, Farah Khan nostalgic April 30, 2014

    Mumbai: It was on this day 10 years back that choreographer Farah Khan's debut directorial 'Main Hoon Na' hit the screens. She can only look back at her pool of memories with a smile. "Ten years of 'Main Hoon Na' today," Farah tweeted Wednesday. She also thanked her friend and superstar Shah...
  • The Amazing SpiderMan 2's Hindi anthem: A song composed in just one night April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian anthem of 'The Amazing SpiderMan 2' is out and is doing the rounds on social media. Composed and performed by Indian band SANAM, 'Main Hoon' is the promotional music video for 'The Amazing SpiderMan 2' for keeping the Spiderman buzz among the Indian audience alive. The...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Chota Bheem and the Throne of Bali' voted best animated feature film of 2013 April 23, 2014

    The year 2013 did not see a lot of animated movies but the few that completely enthralled the young audiences made it to our list of the Best Animated Feature Film. The extremely popular 'Chota Bheem and the Throne of Bali' wins this race by a mile with a whopping...
  • 'Was in pain and tied only to half a harness', explains Nargis Fakhri on screaming four-lettered expletives in a video April 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Nargis Fakhri was seen screaming expletives in a video recording during the shooting of 'Main Tera Hero' and she said that she was scared and expressed her terror. Laughing in embarrassment Nargis explained, "I was in terrible pain and I was on only half a harness. For the rest of...
  • Seven people, including Jharkhand CM's Political Advisor injured in lift collapse April 15, 2014

    Seven people, including the Political Advisor of Jharkhand Chief Minister, were injured when a lift which they took to reach the ground floor of a hotel in Bistupur area here collapsed on Tuesday, official sources said. All the injured, including Himanshu Shekhar Choudhury, Political Advisor of Chief Minister Hemant Soren, Jitendra...
  • My role model for marketing films is Shah Rukh Khan: Varun Dhawan April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Varun Dhawan, who went all out for the publicity of his latest release 'Main Tera Hero', says superstar Shah Rukh Khan is his role model when it comes to film marketing. "My role model for marketing films is Shah Rukh Khan. He is unbelievable. Look at how he marketed 'Chennai...
  • I don't call myself a star. Not now, not ever: Varun Dhawan April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Young actor Varun Dhawan, whose fan following seems to have increased following his latest release 'Main Tera Hero', wants to avoid calling himself a "star". He says that establishing a connect with the audience will always be of importance for him. "I wouldn't call myself a star. Not now, not...
  • David Dhawan's 'Main Tera Hero' makes Rs 38.48 crore in its first week April 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood film 'Main Tera Hero", directed by David Dhawan, has collected a whopping Rs.38.48 crore in its first week. The movie released April 4 in Indian theatres and has managed to mint over Rs.35 crore, said a statement. Featuring actors Varun Dhawan, Ileana D'cruz and Nargis Fakhri, the movie is produced...