Mummy

  • Mummies in Egypt began long before Age of Pharoahs August 14, 2014

    Washington: The earliest evidence of mummification in Egypt suggests that the practice of wrapping bodies to preserve them after death began around 1,000 years earlier than thought, said a study on Thursday. The study in the journal PLOS ONE is the first to describe resins and linens used as funeral wrappings...
  • Karisma Kapoor is not ready for another film September 23, 2013

    Mumbai: After an unsuccessful comeback with 'Dangerous Ishq' in 2012, Karisma Kapoor is not ready for another film, but doesn't deny the possibility of signing a project in future. "I have not decided anything yet. I have just released my book, and I enjoy doing different things. I like doing new...
  • Karisma Kapoor: Motherhood means the world to me September 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Karisma Kapoor says she never lets her celebrity status come in the way of her concentration on the upbringing of her two children. "There is a little bit of pressure and stress being in the public eye. But that all aside, I think being a mom, family values and...
  • Man finds stuffed cat in attic is 2,000-year-old Egyptian mummy February 15, 2013

    London: In an astonishing discovery, a British man found that a stuffed cat in his dusty attic which he assumed to be a bizarre antique is actually a 2,000-year-old Egyptian mummy. Robert Gray of Portscatho, Cornwall, who owns a bed and breakfast took the ancient artifact in his attic for...
  • 'Gangnam Style' is Collins dictionary's word of the year December 21, 2012

    London: After becoming the most-watched video ever on YouTube, Korean singer Psy's pop sensation "Gangnam Style" has now booked a place in popular culture with recognition from a renowned British dictionary. "Gangnam Style" has been named among the Collins dictionary's words of the year along with "mummy porn", "fiscal cliff" and...
  • 'Damarukam' to release on a similar scale with 'CGTR' October 19, 2012

    'Cameraman Ganag Tho Rambabu' released in a record number of theaters across the State on October 18. In the Nizam area alone, it has set a new record. However, Nagarjuna, whose 'Damarukam' is likely to be released very soon, says that there were instances when 3-4 good films released during...
  • Mummy to get new chamber in Hyderabad museum August 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: The 2,350 years old Egyptian Mummy which is on display at the YSR AP State Museum, will soon have a special conservation room for itself, considering its bad shape. Talks are on to rope in the National Physical Laboratory to complete the task. Currently being preserved in an air...
  • Bodyguard vs Yellow Boots on bipolar Friday September 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Actor and mass entertainer Salman Khan's Bodyguard, which is a remake of a remake of a remake literally has no new story to tell, but it is bravely jostling for the box office crown on an extended holiday weekend with bold storyteller Anurag Kashyap's unsettling That Girl In...
  • Review: 'Mummy Punjabi' is no superhero September 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The tag line of 'Mummy Punjabi' says – 'Superman Ki Bhi Maa!'; be sufficiently warned – the movie is a dud of superhero caliber. The movie stars – Kirron Kher, Jackie Shroff, Divya Dutta and Kanwaljeet Singh (among the people you might know) – the rest are almost...
  • Ancient Egyptians used gel to style their hair August 30, 2011

    Washington: Ancient Egyptians seem to be so particular about their appearance that they used fat-based gels to style their hair more than 2300 years ago, a new study on mummies has found. Researchers based at the University of Manchester, who studied 18 Egyptian mummies dated back to 300 BC, found that...
  • 'Bodyguard' no threat to 'Mummy...': Director August 27, 2011

    Mumbai: Journalist-turned-filmmaker Pammi Somal is not worried about the fact that her directorial debut "Mummy Punjabi-Superman Ki Bhi Maa" will clash with Salman Khan-starrer "Bodyguard" at the box office - both the films are releasing August 31. "I really wanted it to release with a big film and not along with...
  • Footloose in Egypt August 9, 2011

    Alright in Alexandria The receptionist has throat cancer and must keep a finger on the tiny hole at the top of his chest when he speaks, "Welcome to..." and as his fingertip slips there's a deflated wheeze instead of "Alexandria". My room is one of those typical budget accommodations with a...
  • Mummified woman found in car in Florida July 25, 2011

    London: A reclusive woman who rarely spoke to her neighbours was found sitting mummified in her car in the US state of Florida 16 months after she died, a media report said here. Kathryn Norris had her home in Cape Canaveral repossessed after she stopped making repayments on her mortgage in...
  • Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz date, marry quietly June 26, 2011

    Los Angeles: Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz, who play husband and wife in an upcoming film, have taken the roles to heart. Robin Baun of Slate PR, which represents Craig, said on Saturday that the actor and Weisz have married. She did not offer any details. The British actors had been quietly...
  • British royals dined on human flesh: Book May 21, 2011

    London: British royals who have long been famed for their love of lavish banquets and rich recipes also had a taste for human flesh, according to a book. The book has revealed that British royals as recently as the end of the 18th century possibly swallowed parts of the human body. The...
  • 'Mummy and Me' tackles generation gap issue May 31, 2010

    Mummy and Me by director Jithu Joseph has a promising start. The post release reports carried a promise however it is slow in pace and doesn't seem to differ from its precedents. It's family film and touches the generation gap issue like many before. The film starts off introducing the cast...
  • PREVIEW: Mummy and Me May 21, 2010

    Mummy and Me is the story of Jewel (Archana Kavi) the daughter of Joseph (Mukesh) and Clara (Urivashi). The film revolves around the happenings in the present family system. In fact, this is one modern day story of a family whose interests lie clearly in their nuclear lot and not...
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, dumb action film August 2, 2008

    Cast: Brendan Fraser, Maria Bello, Luke Ford, Michelle Yeoh, Jet-Li Director: Rob Cohen I've never been a fan of the Mummy franchise so I went in to see the new installment The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor with little or no expectations. Turned out it's a dumb film, I wasn't surprised....
  • Entwrap: Fans welcome stars for The Mummy...'s premiere July 29, 2008

    Rock star Jimi Hendrix breaks another record while Brendan Fraser and Jet Li travel to China for the The Mummy series. ...
  • Sneek Peek: The Mummy, Tomb of the Dragon Emperor May 22, 2008

    There's good news for all you Mummy-movie fans. The next in the series titled "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor"is all set to hit theatres in August 2008 and directed by Rob Cohen, the film now shifts gears as all the action takes place in China. Brendan Fraser returns...
  • Mother of all movies! Mummy Ji will rock you September 13, 2007

    Mumbai: Bollywood believes that it’s all about loving your family. So film journalist Pammi Somal’s film Mummy Ji - She Rocks! is about a new-age mommy played by Kirron Kher. But this is not the traditional ma that you've seen so far in Hindi movies. “It’s about a woman who's...
  • Mummified body found watching TV! February 18, 2007

    New York: Police called to a Long Island man's house discovered the mummified remains of the resident, dead for more than a year, sitting in front of a blaring television set. The 70-year-old Hampton Bays, New York, resident, identified as Vincenzo Ricardo, appeared to have died of natural causes. Police said...