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  • Prohibitory orders imposed around EC office in view of BJP protest May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday imposed prohibitory orders around the Election Commission complex as BJP workers sought to hold a protest against the denial of permission for Narendra Modi to hold rally at a venue of his choice in Varanasi. Section 144 of the CrPC restricting gathering of people...
  • Watch: Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi hold a roadshow in Amethi May 4, 2014

    With a day to go before campaigning ends in Amethi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka hit the road in the constituency. In Amethi, Rahul continued his attack on Narendra Modi targetting him over the snoopgate case. ...
  • Videophone turns 50: A look at the Mod 1 Picturephone, the first phone that could make video calls April 21, 2014

    It was 50 years ago, when Bell Telephone on April 20, 1964 showed off the Mod 1 PicturePhone that would let users make video calls. The videophone, that was a precursor to today's Skype, Hangouts and Facetime, turns 50 this year. ...
  • Rannvijay Singh wants a boxer's body for his next November 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Rannvijay Singh is working out hard to get a body of a boxer for his next film, which will be directed by Nagesh Kukunoor. Rannvijay earlier worked under Kukunoor's direction in 'Mod'. Elahe Hiptoola, co-producer of all of Kukunoor's films so far, says Rannvijay is a "wonderful actor". "We will be...
  • Indian Army highly disciplined, professional force: MoD January 11, 2013

    Jammu: Denying reports of soldiers of Rajputana Rifles going on "hunger strike" in protest against the killing of two Army jawans by Pakistani troops, the Defence Ministry on Friday claimed such incidents do not "demoralise" the force. "The Indian Army is totally professional, disciplined and highly motivated force, which handles...
  • Govt's refutes ex-NSG commando's allegations November 22, 2012

    The Government of India on Thursday dismissed the allegations by a former Armyman and National Security Guard commando Naik Surender Singh that he was not paid his dues. The Ministry of Defence issued a press release and countered the allegations levelled by Singh as well as Arvind Kejriwal that the...
  • Adarsh scam: Shinde puts blame on Deshmukh June 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Seeking to wash his hands off the Adarsh scam, Union Minister of power Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday told a judicial panel the decision to allot government land and grant of additional Floor Space Index (FSI) to the housing society was taken during the tenure of Vilasrao Deshmukh as...
  • B'day playlist:The best of 'Roadie' Rannvijay March 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Rannvijay Singh won the first season of the popular reality show 'MTV Roadies' in 2003. Since then, there has been no looking back for him. Be it television or films, Rannvijay is a known name in the industry today. Apart from hosting 'Roadies', Rannvijay has also been a part...
  • No Telangana movie for now: Kukunoor December 15, 2011

    Kolkata: Acclaimed Hyderabadi filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, known for his creations based on social issues, Wednesday said he has no plans to make a movie on Telangana. "It isn't necessary that every issue needs to be addressed in films. Movies are not just a platform to project issues, they have to...
  • Filmi Fiscal: 'Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge' rules the BO October 18, 2011

    Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgn's 'Rascals' has bombed at the box office and the plan to make a sequel has also been scrapped. ...
  • Ayesha Takia's husband is watching her clothes October 16, 2011

    Mumbai: With actress Ayesha Takia returning to films after a two-year hiatus following her wedding to Farhan Azmi, her husband is said to have kept a close watch on her wardrobe. A pair of baggy denims and a printed blouse under a full sleeved jacket work well for Mumbai restaurateur and...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge' October 15, 2011

    This week on Now Showing, Rajeev Masand brings you the reviews of 'Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge', 'Mod', 'Jo Dooba So Paar: It's Love in Bihar', Super 8' and 'What's Your Number?'. ...
  • Masand: 'Mod' is one hard slog October 22, 2011

    Cast: Ayesha Takia, Rannvijay Singh, Raghuveer Yadav, Tanvi Azmi Director: Nagesh Kukunoor In an idyllic hill station tucked away somewhere in the Nilgiris, lives a spirited young girl who repairs time-pieces for a living. She sends her father out in the street because he won't give up drinking, but wakes him up...
  • Friday Releases: 'My Friend Pinto', 'Mod' hit screens October 14, 2011

    Four Bollywood films hit theatre screens this Friday including Vinay Pathak's 'Jo Dooba So Paar' and 'Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge'. ...
  • Friday Release: 'Mod' in Rannvijay's career? October 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Among all the films releasing on October 14, Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Mod' seems to be leading the race. The directors of 'Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge', 'My Friend Pinto' and 'Jo Dooba So Paar' are the debutants while the director of 'Aazaan' is a second timer. Moreover, Prashant Chadha, who had...
  • 'Mod' is a love story I believed in: Kukunoor October 12, 2011

    Nagesh Kukunoor, Rannvijay Singha and Ayesha Takia talk about their upcoming film 'Mod'....
  • 'Mod' will show my romantic side: Rannvijay October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Known best for his 'rock-biker-stud' look, Rannvijay Singh will be seen in a sweet, geeky role in his first solo release – ‘Mod’. Directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, ‘Mod’ is a love story. As Rannvijay says, this is a genre that Kukunoor is tackling for the first time. In all...
  • I stay away from formulas: Nagesh Kukunoor October 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor believes in 'reinventing' and 'rethinking'. He says he tries to stay away from formulas and has just made his first love story, 'Mod'. "Filmmaking is a very selfish process and this is why I constantly attempt different genres because I get bored if I repeat myself....
  • 'Mod' will now be released on October 14 October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Director Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Mod', which was set for a Sep 30 release, will now come out October 14. The film, starring Ayesha Takia and Rannvijay Singh of 'Roadies' fame, is an emotional love story between two completely mismatched people. "Ok guys it's official, Mod releases October 14th! -- thanks...
  • Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor is back with 'Mod' September 6, 2011

    After a string of flops like 'Bombay to Bangkok', 'Aashaiyen' and 'Tasveer 8* 10', 'Kukunoor is back with 'Mod'. ...
  • I've been very lucky in the industry: Kukunoor August 15, 2011

    Mumbai: Having made box office hits like Dor, Iqbal and Rockford, filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor's next, titled Mod is set to hit the marquee soon. Kukunoor who started his career as an engineer and soon stepped into the world of entertainment feels that while there are many directors in the industry...
  • I took break to plan my future: Ayesha August 3, 2011

    Mumbai: Ayesha Takia, who is making a comeback with director Nagesh Kuknoor's "Mod", says the break post her marriage was a practical step towards a secured future. After marrying restaurateur Farhan Azmi in 2009, Ayesha got involved in his restaurant business. Salman-starrer super-hit "Wanted" was her last release. "I had been working...
  • 'Mod' is my first love story: Nagesh Kukunoor August 3, 2011

    Mumbai: Director Nagesh Kukunoor, who was sure not to make a love story ever, proved himself wrong by making "MOD". He says it was the story of the film that compelled him to venture into it. "'MOD' is my first love story. I had always said I would never make a...
  • I never wanted to do love stories: Kukunoor June 29, 2011

    Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor's movies are known to portray a gamut of human emotions - a widow's trepidations at the threshold of her leap towards freedom, a young boy's most guarded secret thoughts and even worldly dilemmas that adults face. But this time, the filmmaker has decided to take a...