MARY KOM

  • This award is a big achievement, it will bridge the gap between Sweden and India: Omung Kumar on 'Mary Kom' being honoured in Stockholm April 19, 2015

    Stockholm: Omung Kumar's 2014 directorial 'Mary Kom', which was selected for the Stockholm International Film Festival Junior (SIFFJ), has won the Best Film award and has been endowed with the Bronze Horse Award, the festival's top honour. The jury for the junior section of the festival consisted of children from the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 7, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 7, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Maharashtra government makes mandatory screening of marathi films in multiplexes April 7, 2015

    Screening of Marathi films during the prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm in multiplexes has been made mandatory by Maharashtra government. ...
  • Priyanka Chopra worked hard for 'Mary Kom', but Kangana Ranaut deserved to win National Award for 'Queen': Darshan Kumar March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Omung Kumar might not have been in India when his directorial debut 'Mary Kom' won National Award in Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment category, but his win was discussed, celebrated and made headlines across the nation. Currently in Kuala Lumpur, Omung couldn't contain his excitement when...
  • I hate losing but can take a backseat for Kangana Ranaut: Priyanka Chopra on National-award snub March 25, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra on Tuesday congratulated her 'Fashion' co-star Kangana Ranaut for winning the best actress honour at the 62nd National Film Awards but said she hated being on the losing side. The former Miss World, who is currently shooting in LA for her maiden American show, said was pitted...
  • Winning National Award biggest high: 'Mary Kom' director Omung Kumar March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Sitting miles away in Kuala Lumpur, Omung Kumar sprang with surprise and excitement upon hearing that his debut directorial venture 'Mary Kom', a film on the life of boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom, had won a National Film Award on Tuesday. He says it's the "biggest high" for...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Background Score March 15, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • Mary Kom and her husband Onler to participate in 'Nach Baliye 7'? March 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Five-time World boxing champion MC Mary Kom and her husband Onler are rumoured to have been approached to participate in celebrity dance-based reality show 'Nach Baliye 7'. "Mary Kom has been approached to be a part of 'Nach Baliye'. The talks have been on for quite sometime and we...
  • Enough of dialogues, let's box out the problems: Mary Kom's special message on Women's Day March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: When we talk of empowered women, the first name that strikes us is definitely Mary Kom. She might be World Boxing Champion or Olympic Bronze Medalist but the mother of three kids, Mary, today aims gold at Rio Olympic in 2016. Talking to students at IIT Delhi, the boxing...
  • Mary Kom decides to quit boxing after Rio Olympics March 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Olympic medallist pugilist MC Mary Kom on Monday said she has decided to quit boxing after the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as her body would not be able to cope with the rigours of the sport any further. The 32-year-old has been giving hints for some time that she...
  • Darshan Kumar: I was nominated at all the awards, but most of them went to Tiger Shroff February 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Darshan Kumar, who was incredibly convincing as Priyanka Chopra's too-good-to-be-true husband in 'Mary Kom', is now going for the kill. In his second film 'NH10', he is cast in a completely antithetical role of a despicable criminal who torments and brutalises the heroine Anushka Sharma. "No two roles can...
  • Happy that Barack Obama took my name, says Milkha Singh January 28, 2015

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, legendary sprinter Milkha Singh said, "I'm happy that Barack Obama took my name along with Mary Kom and Shah Rukh Khan. My story is similar to Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi." Addressing a Town hall event at the Siri Fort auditorium on the third...
  • Watch: Mary Kom thanks Barack Obama for acknowledging her January 28, 2015

    Pleasantly surprised after Barack Obama took her name while talking about Indian achievers, celebrated Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom said on Tuesday that it felt proud to be acknowledged by the US President. "It's a proud moment for me, I thank him for acknowledging me," she said. ...
  • Thankful to Barack Obama for acknowledging me: Mary Kom January 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Pleasantly surprised after Barack Obama took her name while talking about Indian achievers, celebrated Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom said on Tuesday that it felt proud to be acknowledged by the US President. Addressing a Town hall event at the Siri Fort auditorium on the third and final...
  • Priyanka Chopra wins best actress award for 'Mary Kom', dedicates it to her late father January 13, 2015

    Mumbai: 'Mary Kom' was one of the top gainers at the Renault Star Guild Awards 2015 and actress Priyanka Chopra, who played the main lead in the film, has dedicated its success to her late father Ashok Chopra. "Thank u #starGuildAwards for the acknowledgements tonight...#MaryKom is for my dad.. Thank you...
  • Boxer Mary Kom mulls retirement after 2016 Olympics January 12, 2015

    Guwahati: Olympic Bronze medallist boxer MC Mary Kom on Monday said she may retire after 2016 Olympics in Brazil though she's yet to take a final decision. "I have not taken a final decision but maybe I will not continue after Rio Olympics. I may retire," Marykom said. "Training is very important...
  • 'Mary Kom' designer Isha Mantry dies due to drug overdose December 31, 2014

    Panaji: A 27-year-old woman from Mumbai collapsed allegedly due to a drug overdose at an Electronic Dance Music festival at Candolim beach late Monday and subsequently died at a local hospital, the Congress alleged Tuesday. Addressing a press conference, Congress spokesperson Sunil Kawthankar said that the deceased was a Mumbai resident,...
  • 'Mary Kom' director Omung Kumar to start shooting 'War' by October December 22, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Mary Kom' fame director Omung Kumar says he will start shooting his next film, based on World War II, by mid-October 2015. Kumar told IANS: "It's a period film and I feel their stories haven't been told on screen. I will shoot in some real locations and also create a...
  • Irom Sharmila's fight agaInst AFSPA, Mary Kom's gold keep Manipur in news in 2014 December 22, 2014

    Imphal: Terrorist activities including blasts on Republic Day, Irom Sharmila's fast entering the 15th year and boxer MC Mary Kom winning an Asiad gold kept Manipur in news in 2014. Though there was some decline in terrorist activities, nevertheless 13 civilians including five non-Manipuris were either killed by unidentified gunmen or...
  • 'Mary Kom' director Omung Kumar to turn producer with a sports-based film December 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Omung Kumar, who made a successful directorial debut in Bollywood with 'Mary Kom' earlier this year, says he will turn producer with his next movie, which is also a sports-based tale. "I'm turning producer with my next film, which I won't be directing but only be producing. "As a creative person,...
  • 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...
  • 'India can produce more Mary Koms' December 7, 2014

    Gurgaon: India has the potential to produce many Mary Koms, the Asian Games gold medal winning boxer from Manipur said Sunday. Mary Kom said she was working hard to win a gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She had won a bronze at the 2012 London games. The...
  • I had no knowledge about it: Priyanka Chopra on the alleged sex racket that was being run from her property in Mumbai November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Commenting on recent reports about her flat being used to run a sex racket, actress Priyanka Chopra says she had no clue about what was happening in her property as she doesn't snoop around. "When we rent properties we don't go and check what is happening in the bedroom....
  • Kajol's mother was a working mom: Tara Sharma talks about empowering mothers November 29, 2014

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Bollywood actress-turned television show host Tara Sharma is not apologetic about her accomplishments. Grounded and honest, Sharma doesn't mind saying that her show is the "parenting Oprah" of India. Dressed in a cheerful yellow shirt, Sharma chatted with us on Google Hangouts. "The show is centred around discussing parenting...
  • Boxer Mary Kom backs Sarita Devi November 20, 2014

    "I just want to say that I want her (likely) suspension (if it happens) to be lifted as soon as possible," she said for Sarita, who is facing the prospect of a lengthy ban from the AIBA. ...
  • Main aim is to qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics, says Mary Kom November 20, 2014

    After clinching an elusive gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, star woman boxer MC Mary Kom is confident of getting back into the ring next year by recovering from her current injuries and qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. "Yes, that (qualifying for Rio Games) is my main...
  • Boxer Mary Kom hopes to be back in two months November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Olympic medallist M C Mary Kom on Tuesday said she would take around two months time to recover from the hamstring injury, that has kept her out of the Women's World Boxing Championship at Jeju, South Korea, to be held from November 13 to 25. The injury has robbed Mary...
  • Pinki replaces Mary Kom, Priyanka in for Sarita for World Boxing Championships November 8, 2014

    Pinki Rani replaced an injured MC Mary Kom, while Priyanka Choudhary came in for the suspended Sarita Dev in the Indian squad announced on Saturday for the Women's World Boxing Championships to be held at Jeju, South Korea from November 13 to 25. Sarita is currently serving a provisional ban, which...
  • Olympic sports can learn a lot from cricket: Rahul Dravid October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Batting on a different wicket as member of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOP) initiated by the Ministry of Sports to increase India's medal tally, former captain Rahul Dravid said that Olympic sports can learn a lot from cricket and vice versa. "Sport is sport and performance at elite...