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  • Reporter asked to stand up on a chair and dance for asking an 'unhappy' question: What happened at the press conference of 'Happy New Year' 3 hours 0 minutes ago

    Patience is a virtue you learn when you are a film reporter cooling your heels, waiting for a superstar to arrive at an event. Mostly no event starts on time and it's accepted that the star would arrive an hour or two behind schedule. If you are lucky, you get...
  • AB de Villiers guides South Africa to 6-wicket win vs NZ in 1st ODI 6 hours 27 minutes ago

    Captain AB de Villiers top-scored with an unbeaten 89 as South Africa completed a six-wicket win over New Zealand in a limited-overs cricket international Tuesday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Earlier, Luke Ronchi was New Zealand's last man out for 99 after stalling a middle-order collapse and...
  • For commercial films, no one better than Shah Rukh can be the right guide for Vivaan: Naseeruddin Shah 9 hours 43 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah who was Monday present at the 16th MAMI film festival says he has watched his son Vivaan's film "Happy New Year" and has enjoyed it and claims it's a "paisa wasool" film. He also says for commercial films, no one can be better than Shah...
  • Never used social media to market my films: Shah Rukh Khan 9 hours 51 minutes ago

    He has often been accused of going overboard marketing his films. Each time Shah Rukh Khan, Badshah of Bollywood, comes up with a new marketing strategy during his films' release. The actor recently appeared in a satire video which had him playing himself taking 'not' so politically correct questions...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs South Africa, 1st ODI 14 hours 6 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: South Africa opted to field against New Zealand. South Africa opens a one-day series against New Zealand looking to strike a psychological blow against the Black Caps ahead of the Cricket World Cup early next year. The three-match series, which begins...
  • Deepika Padukone was always a star: Shah Rukh Khan 22 hours 14 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan, the producer and hero of Deepika Padukone's debut film 'Om Shanti Om', says she has paved the way for her own success and that she always had it in her to be a "star". SRK and Deepika worked under Farah Khan's direction for 'Om Shanti Om', and...
  • Shah Rukh Khan: Hope 'Happy New Year' delivers happiness to the viewers 22 hours 37 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, whose 'Happy New Year' releases Friday, hopes that the heist entertainer spreads joy amongst audiences. "Didn't get to see HNY but saw the smiling faces of all who saw it. I pray to Allah that it delivers happiness to the viewers," Shah Rukh tweeted. The movie was...
  • Parnell out for South Africa but De Villiers backs depth 23 hours 8 minutes ago

    Allrounder Wayne Parnell has failed to recover from a shoulder injury in time to play for South Africa in the first one-day international against New Zealand at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Tuesday. Parnell is the only major injury concern for the Proteas, who are likely to select Vernon...
  • Jimmy Neesham gets first crack at World Cup opening spot Yesterday

    All rounder Jimmy Neesham has been given the first opportunity to settle questions at the top of New Zealand's order ahead of next year's cricket World Cup when he opens the batting with Martin Guptill against South Africa on Tuesday. The attacking Neesham has typically batted lower down the order for...
  • South Africa seek World Cup edge in New Zealand Yesterday

    Wellington: South Africa opens a one-day series against New Zealand on Tuesday looking to strike a psychological blow against the Black Caps ahead of the Cricket World Cup early next year. The three-match series, which begins in the North Island's picturesque Mount Maunganui, will also give the Proteas a chance to...
  • Watch: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and the 'Happy New Year' gang go nuts in this new song 'Satakli' 2 days ago

    Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan and the 'Happy New Year' gang truly go nuts in this new song from Farah Khan's upcoming.Penned by Irshad Kamil and sung by Sukhwinder Singh, the song follows the group in Dubai. ...
  • Vettori in New Zealand squad for South Africa ODIs 2 days ago

    Wellington: Former captain Daniel Vettori has been included in New Zealand's 14-man squad to play the first of three one-day internationals against South Africa on Tuesday. The 35-year-old left-arm spinner played the most recent of his 275 one-dayers for New Zealand against England in June last year. He has since been...
  • Abhishek Bachchan's 'Happy New Year' character 'opposite' of his real self 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Abhishek Bachchan, who has donned a 'tapori' look for his role as Nandu Bhide in "Happy New Year", says the character had to be created from scratch as he bears no resemblance to the actor's real self. Talking about his character in the film, he said: "I play Nandu Bhide...
  • Diesel cheaper by Rs 3.37 per litre as Centre de-regulates prices, Cabinet approves new gas pricing formula 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Saturday decided on making some major reforms in the oil and gas sector. The Cabinet has given its nod to de-regulate the diesel prices, linking it to the global markets like that in the case of petrol, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. In this regard,...
  • 'Gone Girl' avoids clash with 'Happy New Year' 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Hollywood star Ben Affleck's 'Gone Girl', which was slated to release alongside Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan's big-ticket entertainer 'Happy New Year', will now hit the screens Oct 31. The David Fincher-directorial was to release Oct 24, a day after Diwali, and 'Happy New Year' is releasing on the...
  • Barack Obama's under-used credit card declined in New York cafe 3 days ago

    Washington: The Secret Service is charged with protecting the president, but who's watching his wallet? When his credit card was declined last month while dining in New York, President Barack Obama wondered if he had become a victim of identity theft. "It turned out, I guess I don't use it enough," Obama...
  • Boman Irani: I was the first person to be cast by Farah Khan in 'Happy New Year' 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Boman Irani has formed a special bond with most of his directors be it Rajkumar Hirani or Farah Khan and the actor says he is proud of the fact that they like to repeat him in their films. "They like to work with me and most of the times...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Vivaan Shah talk about 'Happy New Year' 4 days ago

    On the show actors Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and Vivaan Shah talk about their forthcoming movie 'Happy New Year'. Directed by Farah Khan, the movie is set to release on October 24. ...
  • Snapshot: Anushka Sharma sports short crop, torn jeans at the launch of new 'PK'poster 4 days ago

    Everybody adored her when Anushka Sharma debuted her striking new pixie-cut while shooting for PK last year. And praise continues to roll in as she promoted her film donning the same hairdo. The actress, who recently launched the new poster of 'PK', looks gorgeous in her new look. ...
  • Comparison with Modi is a bit strange, but I take it as a compliment: Shah Rukh Khan 4 days ago

    Indore: Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan today said that he takes being compared to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a compliment, though he finds it strange because their professions are different. "He (Modi) is the leader of the country. We expect him to take the country forward, while people expect me...
  • New Zealand lose Ross Taylor, Adam Milne for South Africa ODIs 4 days ago

    New Zealand's former skipper Ross Taylor and paceman Adam Milne will miss the upcoming one-day international series against South Africa because of injury, New Zealand Cricket said on Friday. Top order batsman Taylor, a veteran of 137 ODIs, has a calf problem, while Milne is struggling with an elbow injury and...
  • Chris Cairns given perjury trial date 4 days ago

    Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns will stand trial on charges of perjury next October after being bailed until January by a London Crown Court on Thursday. The charges stem from a 2012 libel action he brought against Lalit Modi, the former head of the Indian Premier League. The court ruled...
  • Indian engineer sentenced for stealing trade secrets in US 4 days ago

    New York: An Indian engineer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in restitution for stealing trade secrets from two global medical technology firms based in New Jersey here. Ketankumar Maniar, 38, a former New Jersey resident had previously pleaded guilty before US...
  • Ex-New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns charged with perjury 4 days ago

    New Zealand cricket great Chris Cairns appeared in a London court on Thursday charged with perjury relating to a libel action he brought in England in 2012. Cairns won £90,000 ($146,000, 113,000 euros) after he sued former Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi over a 2010 tweet accusing the all-rounder of...
  • Adorable! Shah Rukh Khan takes workout cues from his 16-year-old son Aryan 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Having a globally recognised father may not be very easy for kids to deal with but Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his stardom has never had a negative impact on his children. The 48-year-old actor, who has three children -- Aryan, Suhana and AbRam -- said in the beginning...
  • Which devices will be among the first to get Android 5.0 Lollipop 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Google has announced the availability of its latest mobile OS, Android 5.0 Lollipop, for Nexus 4, 5, 7, 10 and Google Play edition devices in the coming weeks. The Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 will be the first devices to come running Android Lollipop out-of-the-box, but the next-generation...
  • New York makes yogurt official state snack, joining the likes of popcorn and salty boiled peanuts 5 days ago

    New York: Yogurt became New York's official state snack on Wednesday, joining the likes of popcorn and salty boiled peanuts among popular foods honored by U.S. states. New York has become the nation's top yogurt producer amid the booming popularity of strained Greek-style yogurt, the office of Governor Andrew Cuomo said. Cuomo...
  • Actor Boman Irani says that he'd feel awkward doing a sex comedy 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Boman Irani has featured in a slew of comedy movies like "Lage Raho Munna Bhai" and "3 Idiots", but he finds it awkward to be part of a sex comedy. Asked if he is open to sex comedies, the 54-year-old said: "I feel awkward doing sex comedies. I have...
  • Motorola Moto X (1st Gen) price slashed by Rs 6,000, now available for Rs 17,999 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Motorola has slashed the price of its first-generation Moto X smartphone in India by Rs 6,000. The phone, which was earlier available for Rs 23,999, is now available on e-commerce site Flipkart for Rs 17,999. The original Moto X( first-gen) features a 4.7-inch touchscreen, Android KitKat OS, dual-core 1.7...