Maqbool

  • Life in Kashmir turns normal after three days of restrictions 12-02-2014 11:35 AM

    Srinagar: Life in Kashmir valley returned to normal after three days of curfew-like restrictions imposed by authorities and strike called by separatists to mark the death anniversaries of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat. Offices, shops and other commercial establishments including banks and petrol...
  • Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur to work together in 'Company Ustad'? 21-01-2014 01:24 PM

    Mumbai: Veteran actors and brothers-in-law Naseeruddin Shah and Pankaj Kapur have been approached by young director Nitin Chandra to work together for his upcoming film 'Company Ustad'. Actresses-sisters Ratna and Supriya Pathak are married to Naseer and Pankaj respectively, but neither the sisters nor the brothers-in-law have ever been seen...
  • Polling for Churu Assembly seat to begin today 12-12-2013 10:27 AM

    Polling for Churu assembly seat in Rajasthan is scheduled to begin on Friday after campaigning in the area ended on Wednesday evening. Out of 200 assembly seats in Rajasthan, voting was held for 199 on December 1 and the results were declared on December 8. Polling for Churu constituency was...
  • Watch: Vishal Bhardwaj turning back to Shakespeare for his next film 05-09-2013 12:29 PM

    After 'Maqbool' and 'Omkara', filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj is turning back to Shakespeare again. He is adapting 'Hamlet' on the big screen and this one is tentatively titled as 'Haidar'. Set in Kashmir, the film will star Shahid Kapoor in the lead and he is expected to don a new look...
  • 'Life of Pi' has never seen before 3D effects 03-11-2012 02:58 PM

    Mumbai: He has rarely played a lover-boy on the big screen, but versatile actor Irrfan says he loves the romantic genre on screen. "I love to romance on screen. I did 'Yeh Saali Zindagi' and 'Maqbool'. I love to do romantic roles but I need to get a script which...
  • Fifth accused in Pune blast arrested 26-10-2012 06:01 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen terrorists were planning to carry out a 'fidayeen' attack at Bihar's Bodh Gaya to avenge "atrocities" against Muslims in Myanmar, Delhi Police on Friday claimed after arresting a fifth man in connection with Pune serial blasts this August. Sayed Maqbool, a resident of Maharashtra's Nanded whom...
  • Amir attends counselling session 17-06-2012 10:29 PM

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  • Why are we deprived of dark cinema?

    Pentaprism |  Rohit Vats
    Those who have seen the documentary 'Capturing the Friedmans' would probably understand the meaning of 'perturbing reality'. The film showcases a family whose head has...

  • Review: Watch 'Lanka' for Manoj Bajpayee 09-12-2011 02:44 PM

    Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Tia Bajpai, Arjan Bajwa, Yashpal Sharma, Yatin Karyekar Director: Maqbool Khan A good performer can lift up the spirit of the whole team and can turn an otherwise simple story into an emotion filled drama. 'Lanka' couldn't have been the same film without Manoj Bajpayee. The story...
  • Friday Release: Manoj Bajpayee rules 'Lanka' 08-12-2011 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: Mythology has always inspired screen writers to model their actors on the lines of historical characters. The character of 'Raavan' and imagination of his 'Lanka' have given ample insights to set designers who in turn provide the directors a nice and familiar environment to work with. Maqbool Khan's...
  • Afzal case will have impact in J&K: Padgaonkar 11-08-2011 02:41 PM

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir interlocutor Dilip Padgaonkar says a decision on 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's case could have repercussions in the Valley. Padgaonkar has drawn a parallel with the hanging of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front founder Maqbool Bhatt. "I am principally opposed to capital punishment. But...
  • Real Hero Dr Mir works for the differently abled 02-08-2011 08:40 AM

    Srinagar: Dr Maqbool Mir's school in Srinagar gives the differently abled children of the valley a shot at life. In a region where medical care is a distant reality, Dr Mir's school is open to all. It is a helping hand for 16-year-old Zafar, who was born with a speech...
  • Husain's Kolkata connect: The Azad Hind dhaba 12-06-2011 01:57 PM

    Kolkata: The Azad Hind dhaba in Kolkata's Ballygunje Circular Road is mostly known for its North Indian cuisine, but the 64-year-old dhaba has a rather arty connection as celebrated artist MF Husain, who died on Thursday, was a regular visitor, when he was in Kolkata. Co-owner of the dhaba Satish...
  • M F Husain laid to rest in UK 10-06-2011 09:29 PM

    London: The body of India's most acclaimed painter Maqbool Fida Husain was on Friday laid to rest with full Muslim religious rites at Brookwood cemetery in the UK, honouring his last wishes. Husain was laid to rest at the cemetery, one of the biggest in Europe, at Woking in UK's...
  • Govt offers to bury MF Husain in India 10-06-2011 08:34 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian government has offered celebrated painter Maqbool Fida Husain's family the option of bringing his body back to India for last rituals. It remains to be seen as to where his family decides to bury him. The 95-year-old artist died on Thursday at Royal Brompton Hospital in...