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  • Mumbai fire: 15 lakh compensation for the relatives of the deceased July 19, 2014

    A massive fire broke out in Mumbai on Friday at a business centre. It took nearly eight hours for fire officials to douse the blaze. One firefighter lost his life and six others were seriously injured. Fire officials said that many building norms were flouted which in turn trapped many...
  • Red beacon on car is 'traditional right': Mumbai Mayor May 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Mayor of Mumbai Sunil Prabhu on Wednesday asked the Maharashtra government to rethink its decision of "taking away" the "traditional rights" to use a red beacon by the mayor. Prabhu, in a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, said that the mayor's position was a legislative post which should...
  • LS polls: BJP activist expelled for six years from party May 9, 2014

    Mangalore: A BJP activist was expelled from the party for six years for allegedly indulging in anti-party activities during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. In a statement, the district BJP unit announced that Srikar Prabhu, executive committee member of Karnataka BJP had been expelled on their...
  • First look: Prabhu Dheva's 'Singh is Bling', starring Akshay Kumar April 28, 2014

    After their successful venture 'Rowdy Rathore', south Indian filmmaker Prabhu Dheva is teeming up with actor Akshay Kumar for their upcoming venture, 'Singh is Bling'. Kumar had earlier portrayed the role of a turban-clad sardar in the 2008 film, 'Singh is Kinng'. The film posters were unveiled last night and...
  • Government to accord state heritage status to ship of deserts February 25, 2014

    Rajasthan government plans to accord state heritage status to the camel, even as it expressed concerns over the animal's depleting population, crucial for the desert state. Taking serious note of slaughter and smuggling of the "ship of desert", the state is also contemplating legislation to protect the animal. "Number of camels is...
  • Mobile diagnostic lab for cattle launched in Rajasthan February 24, 2014

    Rajasthan on Monday launched mobile Diagnostic Laboratories for cattle for each division of the state. Flagging off a mobile lab in Jaipur, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Minister Prabhu Lal Saini said these mobile units/vans would be deployed in Jaipur, Bharatpur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Ajmer, Kota, and Udaipur's regional health care facilities. The...
  • UTV to co-produce Suriya's Tamil film 'Anjaan' January 15, 2014

    Chennai: On the occasion of Pongal, UTV Motion Pictures Tuesday announced it will co-produce actor Suriya Sivakumar's upcoming Tamil action-thriller 'Anjaan', which is also being produced by Thirrupathi Brothers. 'Anjaan', which means stranger, is being directed by N. Lingusamy. "We are extremely delighted to continue our strong relationship with N. Lingusamy's Thirrupathi...
  • Sonakshi Sinha approached for a special song in Suriya's next January 9, 2014

    Chennai: Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who was recently approached with an offer to shake a leg with Suriya Sivakumar in his upcoming yet-untitled Tamil thriller, has expressed interest in it, says director N.Lingusamy. "We did approach Sonakshi for a special song, which is not an item number in the film. She...
  • Director Prabhu Solomon to face arc lights December 25, 2013

    Chennai: Filmmaker Prabhu Solomon, known for films such as "Lee" and "Kumki", is facing the arc lights for the first time in a cameo role in upcoming Tamil drama "Thavamindri Kidaitha Varama". "I'm only doing a cameo because the role has a very strong social message to convey. I'm not an...
  • 'Biriyani' review: This Tamil film doesn't have a convincing climax December 21, 2013

    Cast: Karthi, Premgi Amaren, Hansika Motwani, Naseer, Sampath Raj Director: Venkat Prabhu Rating: 2.5 out of 5 A sumptuous Biriyani may not always be filling because at times it's too starchy to be digested. This is applicable to Venkat Prabhu's 'Biriyani', which despite being fairly satisfying is not excellent because it gets too...
  • Prabhu Solomon spends more time on VFX for 'Kayal' December 16, 2013

    Chennai: Director Prabhu Solomon, who is currently busy shooting for upcoming Tamil romantic-thriller 'Kayal', has decided to spend more time on the visual effects and complete it before he starts shooting other portions of the film. "There are about 15-20 minutes of visual effects-facilitated scenes in the film, especially towards the...
  • 'Ivan Vera Mathiri' review: This Tamil film has an intelligent premise December 14, 2013

    Cast: Vikram Prabhu, Vamsi Krishna, Surabhi, Ganesh Venkatraman and Hariraj Director: M Saravanan Rating: 3 out of 5 Usually, the rise of a common man against evil always results in violence and the immediate formation of an overnight leader. But our common man, played by Vikram Prabhu, is well read, comes from a...
  • Suriya's film with Venkat Prabhu to be released in 3D? December 7, 2013

    It's a known fact that director Venkat Prabhu has signed up Suriya for his next film, but the latest buzz is that the project will be bilingual and will be released in 3D. The film be simultaneously released in Tamil and Telugu. Venkat Prabhu approached Suriya sometime back with the...
  • Work will keep Samantha busy on Xmas, New Year December 2, 2013

    Chennai: This will be a busy month for southern actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu. She will be juggling between three films and will have to forgo the Christmas and New Year celebrations. Sam, as she is popularly called, is busy shooting for two yet-untitled Telugu projects with actor Junior NT Rama Rao...
  • 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' Diwali gift - Six minutes additional footage October 30, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu action-drama 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' is marching towards the Rs.100 crore mark and its makers have now decided to add six minutes of footage from Thursday as a Diwali gift to Pawan Kalyan fans. Made for Rs.52 crore, the film, directed by Trivikram, has reportedly minted Rs.71 crore worldwide so far....
  • AD success lands Pranitha a film with Junior NTR October 28, 2013

    Chennai: The success of recently released Pawan Kalyan-starrer Telugu action-drama 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' (AD) has made Pranitha an overnight star. She has bagged a plum role in Junior NTR's 'Rabhasa', which also features Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Pranitha, who played one of the heroines in AD, has previously worked in two low-budget Telugu...
  • Samantha Ruthu Prabhu keen on working with Sudeep October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Samantha Ruth Prabhu, one of the busiest actresses in the Tamil and Telugu film industry, is interested in acting in a Kannada film with Kiccha Sudeep. At a recent event, Samantha said that the best actress award which she bagged for Telugu movie Eega also belonged to Sudeep....
  • Shahid Kapoor: I'm really lucky to be choreographed by Prabhudeva October 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor says shooting action and dance sequences for 'R... Rajkumar' was so tough that he injured himself while performing these. "We were doing a lot of action, and before this film started he (director Prabhudheva) looked at me and said, 'Shahid, you are going to be really tired after...
  • 'Ramayya Vasthavayya' review: This Telugu film doesn't offer anything new October 12, 2013

    Cast: Junior NTR, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Shruti Haasan, Mukesh Rishi, Rohini Hattangadi Director: Harish Shankar Rating: 1 out of 5 It is probably only in India that we pay good money to get our sane minds assaulted by films such as 'Gabbar Singh', 'Mirchi' and now, 'Ramayya Vasthavayya' (RV). When was the last...
  • Best Bankers' Awards: Celebrating excellence in banking sector October 6, 2013

    Top bankers come together for Best Bankers' Awards to celebrate excellence in banking sector. ...
  • Attarintiki Daaredhi: Pawan Kalyan's film mints Rs 10.89 cr on 1st day September 29, 2013

    Chennai: Pawan Kalyan-starrer Telugu action-drama 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' (AD) collected Rs 10.89 crore in Andhra Pradesh on its opening day. The movie released Friday. "The film (AD) has broken the previous opening day record in Andhra Pradesh held by Junior NTR-starrer 'Baadshah'. It has raked in approximately Rs 10.89 crore in the state...
  • 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' review: This Telugu film is stylish but shallow September 28, 2013

    Cast: Pawan Kalyan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Pranitha, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Brahmanandam, Ali, MS Narayana, Boman Irani Director: Trivikram Rating: 2.5 out of 5 When an intelligent filmmaker (Trivikram) and a superstar (Pawan Kalyan) join hands, one definitely needs to compromise. We can't expect a superstar to compromise, can we? Therefore, Trivikram ends...
  • Pawan Kalyan's 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' leaked online, makers furious September 23, 2013

    Chennai: Pawan Kalyan-starrer 'Attarintiki Daaredhi', the release of which got delayed for nearly two months, was leaked online on Sunday. Its makers are furious and are now planning to release the film at the earliest. Around 90 minutes of the film was illegally released online. "We came to know that someone uploaded...
  • Ajay Devgn turns 'Action Jackson' in Prabhudeva's next September 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn's upcoming film to be directed by Prabhudeva will be titled 'Action Jackson'. The film will be an action comedy and will be called 'Action Jackson', a press release said. Devgn has borrowed the first two initials of his name AJ, to form the title of the...
  • Katrina not to romance Salman in Prabhu Deva's next September 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Katrina Kaif has not been signed opposite superstar Salman Khan for Prabhu Deva's next film, the makers have said. After setting the cash registers ringing at the box office and starting a new wave of action-masala entertainers with 'Wanted', Salman and choreographer-turned-director Prabhu Deva are teaming up for...
  • Friday releases: 'D-Day', 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya', 'Ship of Theseus' to be released today July 19, 2013

    It's a mixed bag of espionage, romance and philosophy at the box-office on Friday. Rishi Kapoor starrer 'D-Day', Prabhu Deva's 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya' and Anand Gandhi's 'Ship of Theseus' will be released today. ...
  • Minorities do not need Congress do their thinking, says RS MP Javed Akhtar July 16, 2013

    New Delhi: In the backdrop of the war of words between the Congress and the BJP over secularism and communalism, Rajya Sabha MP Javed Akhtar has came out stongly against divisive politics. Speaking with IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Akhtar said people do not need the Congress to tell 'kutte ka...
  • Ramaiya Vastavaiya: Aishwarya inspired Jacqueline July 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez took inspiration from Aishwarya Rai's work in 'Kajra re' song for her item number 'Jadu ki jhappi' in 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya'. Jacqueline dons desi avatar for the song choreographed by Prabhu Deva, who is also the director of the movie. Talking about 'Kajra re', she said: "I...