Mughal

  • Bangalore duo tops the 12th Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm rally 02-03-2014 05:24 PM

    Bangalore couple Satish Gopalkrishnan and Savera DSouza have redefined teamwork in motorsport by being the only couple to consistently win rallies across the country.The Banglore duo topped Rally Ndure (TSD category) at the prestigious 12th Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm, which concluded on Saturday. While the champion TSD rallyists of the...
  • Converting 'Sholay' in 3D was challenging but fun: Ketan Mehta 11-12-2013 03:29 PM

    New Delhi: Director Ketan Mehta, who was involved in the 3D conversion of 1975 film 'Sholay', said revisiting the classic with the new technology was challenging. Producer GP Sippy's grandsons approached Mehta for the 3D conversion of the Amitabh Bachchan-Dharmendra starrer through his Maya Digital Studios. The film is being...
  • Manmohan gets special present from Putin 21-10-2013 11:27 PM

    In a gesture marking their close friendship, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday presented visiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh a lithograph painting of Russian monarch Nicholas II who had visited India in the 19th century, a map of India of that time as well as a Mughal coin. The...
  • Watch: Humayun's Tomb wears a new look after a massive restoration project 25-09-2013 11:04 AM

    The iconic Humayun's Tomb in the national capital wears a new look after a massive restoration project that took six years. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh revealed the new-look Humayun's Tomb last week. ...
  • Inflation-adjusted 3 Idiots beats Sholay, Mughal-e-Azam, Chennai Express as Bollywood's biggest blockbuster ever 27-08-2013 06:56 PM

    One of the many ever-raging debates in Bollywood is about which is the biggest blockbuster ever? Recent reports say it is the Shah Rukh Khan starrer Chennai Express, but old-timers insist that they haven't seen anything that mesmerised the nation since K Asif's Mughal-e-Azam. Many like me, for so long...
  • 'Mughal-e-Azam' named greatest Bollywood film in UK poll 18-07-2013 01:38 AM

    London: Filmmaker K Asif's 1960s epic 'Mughal-e-Azam' has been crowned the greatest Bollywood film of all time by a poll celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema in the UK. The Madhubala and Dilip Kumar starrer beat off tough competition to bag the coveted top spot, narrowly winning over curry-western 'Sholay'...
  • Rashtrapati Bhavan tours to cost Rs 25 per person 20-05-2013 03:59 PM

    New Delhi: Daily public tours of Rashtrapati Bhavan, which began for the first time from Jan 1 this year at the initiative of President Pranab Mukherjee and have become very popular with tourists, will now cost Rs 25 per person. A Rashtrapati Bhavan press release said nominal registration charges of...
  • Sushma backs demand for returning remains of Bahadur Shah 09-05-2013 01:43 AM

    New Delhi: BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has welcomed the demand for bringing back the mortal remains of last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar from Rangoon in Myanmar for its burial in Delhi. Supporting the demand, the Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha said this will be a befitting tribute...
  • Is Bollywood's influence on fashion trends waning? 23-11-2012 01:31 PM

    New Delhi: Be it Madhubala's Anarkali look in 'Mughal-e-Azam' or Kareena Kapoor's T-shirt-salwar combo in 'Jab We Met', Bollywood has inspired trends down the ages. But that influence seems to be waning due to a variety of reasons, including greater exposure to the West and the move towards more realistic...
  • Happy Birthday Dilip Kumar 10-12-2011 05:33 PM

    The original method actor - we wish Dilip Kumar a great birthday!Dilip Kumar was born in 1922. Muhammad Yusuf Khan, known by his stage name Dilip Kumar - has been called the ultimate 'method actor' by Satyajit Ray.
  • Toyota Corolla Altis travelogue 08-12-2011 12:36 PM

    When Babur decided it was time to lay the foundations for the Mughal empire, he marched his armies across the Khyber Pass and into Delhi. Once he had claimed Delhi for himself he figured out that a little southeast of Delhi was a sprawling city known as Agra where much...
  • PoK's top judge shot in Muzaffarabad 25-10-2011 10:05 PM

    Islamabad: Ghulam Mustafa Mughal, the Chief Justice of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's High Court, was seriously injured when an unidentified man shot him in the northern city of Muzaffarabad, police said. Mughal was taking a walk with his bodyguards near his home in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), when the...
  • Bollywood blockbuster: Diwali Dhamaka special 25-10-2011 12:56 PM

    Watch the trials and struggles of K Asif's 'Mughal-e-Azam' before it hit the big screen. ...
  • 'Empire of the Moghul' is an epic adventure 04-10-2011 11:01 AM

    'Ruler of the World', the third in a series of epic quintets, 'Empire of the Moghul', opens with a 14-year-old emperor Akbar killing two tigers - a female with a single shot from a musket and then its avenging mate with a slash of his sword. The exhilaration of the...
  • Q&A with Belgian writer Dirk Collier 05-05-2011 12:53 PM

    Belgian writer Dirk Collier has just written The Emperors Writing - what he calls a "Fictional autobiography" of Akbar, written in letter format. Here's a Q&A with the author. 1) What interested you in Akbar in the first place? Dirk Collier: In the year 2002, when I happened to be...
  • Pearl Canopy of Baroda to be auctioned New York 09-03-2011 12:32 PM

    New York: A stunning, rarely seen bejeweled, nearly 150-year-old canopy from India is expected to sell for as much as $ 5 million when it is auctioned next month, according to Sotheby's. The Pearl Canopy of Baroda will go under the hammer on March 24 as part of a larger...
  • Pak legislator migrated to India willingly: PPP 07-03-2011 02:28 PM

    Islamabad: A Hindu legislator of the Opposition PML-Q, who migrated to India last month from Pakistan, did so on his own free will, a ruling PPP leader has said adding that many people from the minority community in Sindh province have been moving to the neighbouring country. Pakistan People's Party...
  • M.F. Husain revives 'Mughal E Azam' 25-02-2011 02:31 PM

    Mumbai: Noted painter M.F. Husain has paid his personal tribute to K. Asif's epic film Mughal-E-Azam by recreating the movie's fabulous scenes in a series of exquisite paintings. "I love India. I loved the film and really wanted to show the grandeur and the power the film shows," Hussain said...
  • Important Mughal emerald seal to be auctioned 23-01-2011 03:22 PM

    London: An important inscribed Mughal emerald personal seal set in a diamond encrusted gold bangle and bearing the name of an East India Company officer will be sold at an auction here in April and is estimated to fetch 50,000 pounds. Auctioneers Bonhmas said that the rectangular table-cut emerald has...
  • A love saga: Mughal-e-Azam 09-08-2010 02:28 PM

    Mughal-e-Azam starring Dhilip Kumar, Madhubala and Prithviraj Kapoor completes 50 years this year. Take a look... ...
  • Revisiting 'Mughal-e-Azam' 07-08-2010 01:59 PM

    The film was originally made in black and white and then later in colour ...
  • Mughal-e-Azam: 50 glorious years 05-08-2010 10:56 AM

    Check out the original posters and costumes of the magnum opus ...
  • Bollywood Blockbusters: Making of Mughal-e-Azam 09-11-2009 02:06 AM

    Dilip Kumar was not initially convinced that he could pull off the role of a Mughal prince. ...