PIYA

  • Anurag Kashyap likes to confront dark emotions through his films 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Anurag Kashyap's fascination for dark subjects is evident from his movies and the filmmaker says he tackles such emotions on screen because normally people don't like confront it in real life. Kashyap, 42, who has directed films like 'Black Friday', 'Dev D', 'Gangs of Wasseypur' feels the society today has...
  • Sharad Kelkar: Television gave me my bread and butter June 1, 2013

    New Delhi: TV actor Sharad Kelkar, who has landed a key role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's next 'Ram Leela', insists that the small screen is still his priority. "I am taking a leap of faith with films. But for me television is still my everything. It gave me my bread...
  • Legendary singer Shamshad Begum dies at 94 April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Legendary singer Shamshad Begum, one of the first playback singers in the Hindi film industry and voice behind hit songs like 'Mere Piya Gaye Rangoon', 'Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar' and 'Kajra Mohabbat Wala', has died at her Mumbai residence. She was 94. "She was not keeping well for past...
  • Tamil flick 'Koottam' is James Vasanthan's next March 15, 2013

    After 'Eesan', we have not had a compelling hit from composer James Vasanthan, whose famous song 'Kangal Irandal' from the Tamil flick 'Subramaniyapuram' still continues to be a favourite, even after years. Now the news is that James is all set to make a comeback with his next project, 'Koottam'....
  • 'Back Back Student' to be released on March 15 March 8, 2013

    'Back Bench Srudent', starring Mahath Raghavendra, Piya Bhaajpai and Archana Kavi in the lead roles is set to be released world wide on March 15th in more than 200 theatres. 'Snehageetham' and 'It's my love story' fame Madhura Sreedhar is the director. The censor work of the movie has been...
  • 'Back Bench Student' producers to fund poor students March 3, 2013

    Directed by filmmaker Madhura Sreedhar,'Back Bench Student' starring Mahath Raghavendra, Piya Bhaajpai and Archana Kavi in the lead roles is set to be released on March 15th in more than 200 theatres. The film is to be presented by Multi-dimensions entertainment Pvt. Ltd & produced by Dr MVK Reddy under...
  • There is a bit of the author in every book one pens: Author Sreemoyee Piu Kundu February 12, 2013

    On a longhaul international flight writer Piya Choudhury tells the one story she hasn't yet told her own. Loved and indulged by her mother and grandparents, but haunted by the mysterious absence of her father, Piya grows up in Kolkata, a gifted and impetuous child who pursues her studies...
  • Year on TV 2012: Return of the small screen titans December 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Mona Singh, Amna Shariff, Varun Badola, Mukesh Khanna and Narayani Shastri... 2012 was the year when several stalwarts returned to the small screen, successfully crafting new images in serials they hoped were meaningful and different. And the audiences happily welcomed them back. Take Mona Singh, who was such a...
  • Jaipur: Girl, who developed cancer after teacher's beating, dies November 17, 2012

    New Delhi: In a tragic story case of corporal punishment from Jaipur, a tenyear old girl, who was the daughter of a CNNIBN Citizen journalist, has succumbed to cancer. She had lost partial vision after her teacher beat her for not doing her homework. CNNIBN had first shown Piya Chaudhary's...
  • Will Rs 15 lakh compensation act as a deterrent to punishment? September 7, 2012

    Piya's case is the first such case where a student is being compensated for corporal punishment. ...
  • CJ impact: Punishment victim Piya to get Rs 15 lakh September 7, 2012

    The school has also apologised to Piya, who has lost vision in one eye due to punishment, and her mother Omawati Chaudhary. ...
  • 'Gangs of Wasseypur 2' singer talks about folk music August 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Folk singer Sharda Sinha, who has lent her voice in Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur 2, says the experience of singing in the film was amazing. The 59yearold has sung the famous Electric Piya for Gangs of Wasseypur 2 and she thinks that folk music gets a wider reach...
  • Watch: 'Kahaani's song 'Piya Tu Kahe Roothe Re' February 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Check out the latest song from Vidya Balan's upcoming movie 'Kahaani'. Vishal and Shekhar have directed the music for this film. The first song released by the team was 'Ami Shotti Bolchi Kolkata' sung by Usha Uthup. Sujoy Ghosh's new film 'Kahaani' has an unusual storyline. A pregnant...
  • Watch: Colors' new show on Vidharba farmers' plight September 20, 2009

    The plight of farmers from Maharashtra's Vidharba region, which is known for its staggering farmer suicides is now going to be highlighted in Bairi Piya, a new show by Viacom 18's Colors. ...