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  • Riteish Deshmukh, Kay Kay Menon, Juhi Chawla: The villains who outshined the heroes in 2014 17 hours 56 minutes ago

    In Hindi cinema, a villain makes a hero. He is complete anti-thesis of the lead. Often, the actors who play negative characters outshine the lead actor making their characters memorable. The notion of a typical hero and a villain has changed in Bollywood over the years. Yet, in 2014, there have...
  • R Madhavan, Prakash Raaj, Varu Sarathkumar mourn the death of filmmaker K Balachander on Twitter 3 days ago

    Veteran director K. Balachander, who was admitted to a private hospital recently, passed away on Tuesday. He was 84. There who's who of the South Indian film industry mourned the veteran filmmakers loss on Tuesday. Popularly referred to in the Tamil film industry as 'Iyakunar Sigaram,' Mr. Balachander received the Dadasaheb Phalke...
  • Amitabh Bachchan mourns for mother on seventh death anniversary 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, says he does not want to remember the years he has spent in his mother's absence. Bachchan, 72, took to his blog to pay tribute to Teji today on her seventh death anniversary. "Maa! Just felt like saying the word... I lost my mother today. And...
  • Aditya Raj Kapoor to make an appearance in Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Everest' 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Shammi Kapoor's actor son Aditya Raj Kapoor will make a special appearance on Ashutosh Gowariker's debut TV outing 'Everest'. Aditya, who earlier starred in films including 'Chase' and 'Yamla Pagla Deewana 2', will be playing the role of Nasir, head of Dutch Base Camp on the Star Plus' show. "Ashutosh and...
  • Watch: Anushka Sharma speaks about her upcoming release 'PK' December 18, 2014

    Actress Anushka Sharma speaks to CNN-IBN about upcoming release 'PK'. Watch her full interview on CNN-IBN at 10:30 pm, Wednesday. ...
  • Raj Kapoor movies featured in Google doodle as it celebrates his 90th birth anniversary December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: To commemorate iconic actor and filmmaker Raj Kapoor's 90th birthday today, Google has posted a doodle. Born as Ranbir Raj Kapoor on December 14, 1924, Raj, the son of actor Prithvi Raj Kapoor, garnered huge recognition and respect for his contribution to Indian cinema. He started as a...
  • It's unfortunate and shameful: Sonakshi Sinha, Arjun Kapoor react to Uber rape case December 13, 2014

    Jaipur: Bollywood actors, Sonakshi Sinha and Arjun Kapoor, today termed as "unfortunate and shameful" the rape of a woman in a radio taxi cab in Delhi by the driver and asked the government to take responsibility and ensure stern legal action against the guilty. "We generally talk of woman equality and...
  • Shah Rukh Khan celebrates 'DDLJ' 1000 weeks by shooting at YRF studio December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: As 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' (DDLJ) today completed 1000 weeks since its release in 1995, film's leading star Shah Rukh Khan chose to spend the day at Yash Raj Films studio. The blockbuster romantic saga was a landmark in the careers of Shah Rukh, Kajol and Aditya Chopra, who made...
  • Indian women down South Africa in one-off T20 November 30, 2014

    Bengaluru: India's women cricket team snatched a 16-run win against South Africa in a one-off Twenty20 match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday. India made 140 for five with Smriti Mandhana 52 (42b, 5x4) being the top scorer. In reply, South Africa's lower order collapsed in a heap. Their innings...
  • Congress, BJP rush to Raj Bhavan as deadlock continues in Assembly November 29, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Angry over Speaker's refusal to allow discussion in Odisha Assembly on chitfund scam issue that paralysed the House for eight days, opposition Congress and BJP on Saturday sought intervention of Governor SC Jamir to uphold the constitutional spirit. Law-makers of both the parties separately marched...
  • South Africa Women's team beat India by 2 wickets November 24, 2014

    Bengaluru: A battling half-century by Chloe Tryon carried South Africa to a thrilling two-wicket win over India in the first of the three women's One-Day Internationals at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Monday. Taking first strike, India collapsed to 114 in 38.5 overs and South Africa recovered from 31 for 5...
  • ICC Women's Championship: India hope for a winning start against South Africa November 23, 2014

    Bengaluru: Riding high on confidence after notching an innings win in the one-off Test at Mysuru last week, the Mithali Raj-led Indian women's cricket team will seek to carry the momentum into the one-day series against South Africa commencing Monday. All three One-Day Internationals (ODI) will take place here Nov 24,...
  • IFFI 2014: Singer Rekha Bhardwaj couldn't stop crying after watching Gulzar Sahab's 'Libaas', says it touched her soul November 23, 2014

    Panaji: 'Seeli hawa chhu gai - finally saw this song on screen in film Libaas by Gulzar Sahab:):) mystical mesmerising experience,' singer Rekha Bhardwaj's tweet minutes after the screening of 'Libaas' at IFFI 2014 sums up the opinion of all those who watched it. Singer Rekha admits that she loves...
  • 'Happy Ending' review: A film that wants to be many things all at once November 21, 2014

    Director: Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Ileana, Kalki Koechlin, Ranvir Shorey Happy Ending, directed by Go Goa Gone's Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, is a neatly packaged piece of fluff pretending to be smarter than it actually is. This is cotton candy trying to pass off as caviar....
  • Mithali Raj retained as ODI and T20 captain November 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Right-hander Mithali Raj will skipper the Indian women's cricket team against visiting South Africa in the three-match One-Day International (ODI) series and the lone Twenty20 International. "The women's selection committee met here Friday to pick the Indian teams for the ODI series and T20I against South Africa," Board of Control...
  • Cow and calf new residents of Goa Raj Bhavan November 21, 2014

    Panaji: After building a cow shed in Raj Bhavan complex, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha is all set to welcome the first cow and calf to the plush grounds of the estate located on the outskirts of the capital. On Wednesday, Sinha visited a cow shelter run by the Jai Sriram Gosanvardhan...
  • IFFI 2014: Shekhar Kapur, Raj Kumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra to attend Day 1 November 21, 2014

    Panaji: If the inaugural ceremony of 45th IFFI saw the presence of stalwarts Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan, actors Anupam Kher, Raveena Tandon and political leaders Arun Jaitely, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Manohar Parrikar and others, the first day will also not miss the glamour. Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur will share his perspective...
  • e Lounge: Team 'Happy Ending' in CNN-IBN newsroom November 20, 2014

    Directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, 'Happy Ending' starer Saif Ali Khan and Ileana D'Cruzis is a romantic comedy. Visiting the CNN-IBN headquarters, the star cast shared their experience while filming the movies. The film is set to be released on November 21. ...
  • Srinivasan clean, Meiyappan and Kundra should fight their own case in SC: BCCI November 18, 2014

    The BCCI emergent committee meeting which ended on Tuesday came to a conclusion that there is no taint on the conduct of N Srinivasan and the allegations levelled against him by unscrupulous elements were baseless and were aimed at de-stabilising the BCCI. BCCI secreatry Sanjay Patel said that Rajasthan Royals co-owner...
  • BCCI may probe Aditya Verma's finances, divided over Sunder Raman: sources November 18, 2014

    In the latest turn of events in the Indian Premier League betting and spot-fixing scandal, the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) sources on Tuesday told CNN-IBN that the board is likely to conduct internal inquiry into the finances of petitioner Aditya Verma, while it remains a divided house...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Mudgal report gives clean chit to Srinivasan, but raises question on his conduct November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The rot in Indian cricket runs deep and it isn't limited to a few cricketers and a few Indian Premier League team owners who loved placing bets, according to findings of the Mukul Mudgal Committee's report which were made public on Monday. International Cricket Council Chairman N Srinivasan is...
  • Cartoon of the day: N Srinivasan gets clean chit from Mudgal Committee November 17, 2014

    Huge relief came N Srinivasan's way on Monday when findings of the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee's report on IPL spot-fixing confirmed that he and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan were not involved in match-fixing; however, Srinivasan was aware of corruption in the IPL and Meiyappan did place bets. ...
  • Bal Thackeray's death anniversary: Signs of thaw between Uddhav and Raj November 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Signs of thaw were visible between estranged cousins - Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Raj Thackeray - on an occasion to observe former Shiv Sena supremo supreme late Balasaheb Thackeray in Mumbai on Monday. The two cousins Uddhav and Raj were spotted at Balasaheb's memorial chatting and sitting next...
  • IPL Spot-fixing: Mudgal report gives clean chit to Srinivasan, Meiyappan on match-fixing November 17, 2014

    Huge relief came N Srinivasan's way on Monday when findings of the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee's report on IPL spot-fixing confirmed that he and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan were not involved in match-fixing; however, Srinivasan was aware of corruption in the IPL and Meiyappan did place bets. Findings of the report...
  • 'Happy Ending' makers did not think Govinda would agree to be a part of the film November 15, 2014

    New Delhi: When director duo Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK decided to experiment with the genre of romantic comedy, Govinda was their first choice but they were not sure the '90s actor would agree to play a reel superstar in the Saif Ali Khan starrer. The trailer of the film, which...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Mudgal report a big blow to N Srinivasan November 15, 2014

    The exiled Indian cricket board president Narayanaswamy Srinivasan was just praying that his name should not figure in the Justice Mudgal Committee report on betting and spot-fixing in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL). His prayers went unanswered and his name figured prominently among the four individuals identified in the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 14, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...