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  • DMK hits back at Vinod Rai, says he is a BJP man September 12, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK has hit back at retired Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai over his comments on the 2G scam in his book. DMK spokesperson and senior leader TKS Elangovan said "There is no scam. The Prime Minister should have known. All these things- that communication, was made by...
  • 2G scam: Recording of evidence ends, court to hear final arguments September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday concluded recording of defence evidence in 2G spectrum allocation case involving former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 15 others, three years after commencement of trial. The court fixed November 10 for hearing final arguments in the case in which the CBI...
  • 'Raja Rani' director Atlee Kumar to work with Vijay in his next Tamil film September 9, 2014

    Chennai: 'Raja Rani' fame Atlee Kumar will direct Tamil superstar Vijay next in his yet-untitled second Tamil directorial. The project will go on floors after Vijay completes shooting for another film. "Vijay will be directed by Atlee soon. The project will go on floors after Vijay's film with Chimdudevan that's expected to...
  • Mammootty celebrates 63rd birthday with 'Munnariyippu' and 'Rajadhi Raja' success September 7, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Mammootty has many reasons to celebrate his 63rd birthday Sunday. First, it coincides with Thiru Onam. Second, his films are doing a brisk business after a long time. And last but not the least - the Malayalam superstar has finally launched his charity project. The three-time National Award winning star...
  • Tamil Nadu: Two criminals hacked to death; beheaded September 2, 2014

    Chidambaram: In a gruesome incident, an armed gang of about 20 persons on Tuesday attacked two rowdies, both siblings, with country bombs, beheaded them with sickles and threw their severed heads near the Medical College Hospital, police said. The gang also attacked friends and relatives of the two brothers, Ambulance...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Raja Natwarlal', 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles', 'Step Up: All In' August 30, 2014

    In this episode on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Raja Natwarlal', 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles', 'Step Up: All In'. Also on the show, Masand talks to Bollywood actress Tabu on her upcoming film 'Haider'. ...
  • I am very happy that Fawad Khan and Imran Abbas are making their Bollywood debut: Humaima Malick August 30, 2014

    The Pakistani stars are receiving accolades in Bollywood and three of Pakistan's most popular actors are realising their Bollywood dreams this year. Humaima Malick, Fawad Khan and Imran Abbas are wooing the Indian audience's heart with their charisma. And surprisingly the trio has also worked together in a popular...
  • 'Raja Natwarlal' review: Interesting story told predictably, it leaves you bored out of your mind August 30, 2014

    Star Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Mallick, Kay Kay, Paresh Rawal, Deepak Tijori, Mohammad Zeeshan Ayub Director: Kunal Deshmukh I can think of a few things one could do to bide 2 hours and 20 minutes. Like catch reruns of Modern Family on television, speed-read the new Chetan Bhagat bestseller so you don't...
  • Humaima Malick: Why do an item number when you can do so many other things in movies August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Pakistani actress Humaima Malick, who is making her Bollywood debut opposite to Emraan Hashmi in Raja Natwarlal says that she wouldn't want to do merely item numbers in Bollywood movies. Humaima's dance number 'Namak Parey' in 'Raja Natwarlal' has become a chartbuster but the actress says...
  • Why Paresh Rawal's performance in 'Raja Natwarlal' is one of the best con acts you've seen in Bollywood August 29, 2014

    "Every great magic trick consists of three parts or acts. The first part is called 'The Pledge'. The magician shows you something ordinary: a deck of cards, a bird or a man. The second act is called 'The Turn'. The magician takes the ordinary something and makes it do something...
  • 'Raja Natwarlal' tweet review: Emraan Hashmi, Paresh Rawal and Kay Kay Menon make the weak plot superbly entertaining August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Die-hard fans of Emraan Hashmi must have been waiting for this moment. A film where Emraan is not chasing witches, neither is he confused because he loses his memory a lot. 'Raja Natwarla', directed by Kunal Deshmukh of 'Jannat' fame, revolves around a small-time crook with a heart...
  • Emraan never takes tension, comes prepared with his scenes on the set: Kay Kay Menon August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Kay Kay Menon, who teamed up with Emraan Hashmi for the first time in forthcoming con film "Raja Natwarlal", marvels over his co-star's dedication and professionalism. Emraan will be seen as the conman who is out to take revenge from bad guy Kay Kay in the Kunal Deshmukh's directorial...
  • Emraan Hashmi the con man, Randeep Hooda the kidnapper, Aamir Khan the pickpocket: Is Bollywood setting a wrong precedent by glorifying criminals? August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: He walks with a swagger, he often breaks into a jig. Dressed in colourful gaudy clothes, you often find this lout in Bollywood films. He might be selling tickets for "black" outside popular film theatres, or riding the auto-rickshaw on the roads of "Bambai". He might break somebody's...
  • Emraan Hashmi is one of the most loved Indian actors in Pakistan: Humaima Malik August 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Pakistani actress Humaima Malik, here for promotion of her Raja Natwarlal along side Emraan Hashmi, today said the Bollywood star is the most-loved actor in Pakistan. "I think Emraan is a very popular actor in Pakistan. People there really look forward for his releases. Everybody is really excited. Everybody is...
  • Emraan Hashmi: Unlike other con films made in Bollywood, 'Raja Natwarlal' is real and dramatic August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: After playing a man overpowered by witches and an amnesia patient in his last two ventures, actor Emraan Hashmi is back to playing a mischief-maker on-screen in 'Raja Natwarlal', which he says is not a superficial con film. The 35-year-old actor has donned the role of a scamster in...
  • 2G scam: All accused including Kanimozhi, A Raja, Shahid Balwa get bail August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK leader Kanimozhi, former Telecom Minister A Rajai n the 2G scam-related money laundering case. Swan promoter Shahid Balwa, Asif Balwa were also granted bail in the case filed by the Enforcement Directorate. Kanimozhi had sought bail...
  • 2G scam: DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal gets bail August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal in a 2G scam-related money laundering case. She was chargesheeed along with others including former Telecom Minister A Raja by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Special CBI Judge OP Saini allowed...
  • I am coming back to the basics with 'Raja Natwarlal', a commercial entertainer: Emraan Hashmi August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: After playing a man overpowered by witches and an amnesia patient in his last two ventures, actor Emraan Hashmi is back to playing a mischief-maker on-screen in 'Raja Natwarlal', which he says is not a superficial con film. The 35-year-old actor has donned the role of a scamster in...
  • All well between uncle Mahesh Bhatt and nephew Emraan Hashmi August 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi has quashed reports that filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is angry with him for giving preference to Kunal Deshmukh's 'Raja Natwarlal' over his uncle's film 'Mr. X'. It was reported that Emraan allotted some days for the promotion of 'Raja Natwarlal' instead of shooting for 'Mr. X' and it...
  • Former Pakistan cricketers angry at team's performance August 10, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's batting capitulation on the final day of the first Test against Sri Lanka has left many former players angry and red-faced. Batting legend and former captain, Hanif Muhammad had said at close on the fourth day that only a miracle could lead to a result in the Test...
  • Gandhi, Netaji should be kept above Bharat Ratna: Sugata Bose August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Subhash Chandra Bose's grandnephew, acclaimed historian and Trinamool Congress MP Sugata Bose disapproved of the possibility of Netaji being conferred with the Bharat Ratna this year, insisting that Gandhi and Bose should be kept above such partisan politics. "I firmly believe that Gandhi and Bose should be kept...
  • Watch: Emraan Hashmi, Deepak Tijori teach 'tapori-giri' in the new song 'Dukki tikki' from 'Raja Natwarlal' August 7, 2014

    After dabbling with hatke roles in the recent past, Emraan Hashmi comes back to his comfort zone with Kunal Deshmukh's 'Raja Natwarlal'. In this new track from the film, Emraan is seen imparting lessons in charsobeesi and tapori-giri. Sleight of hand, conning and smooth-talking -- Emraan seems to know it...
  • DMK leader quits, demands Stalin as CM candidate, says sack Kanimozhi, Maran, Raja August 7, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK Organising Secretary PV Kalyanasundaram resigned from all party posts demanding party treasurer and heir apparent MK Stalin be declared as the party's chief ministerial candidate for 2016 assembly elections. Considered a Stalin loyalist, Kalyanasundaram sent in his resignation letter, dated July 30, to DMK chief M Karunanidhi...
  • I relate to the subject of 'Jamai Raja' well: Ravi Dubey July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: TV star Ravi Dubey, who is making a comeback to fiction after two years with new show 'Jamai Raja', says he is a hands-on son-in-law and husband in real life too. The 30-year-old actor tied the knot with his '12/24 Karol Bagh' co-star Sargun Mehta last December. "I was...
  • Humaima Malick: I don't think I will be able to wear a bikini July 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Pakistani model-actress Humaima Malick was comfortable shooting a "kissing scene" for her debut Hindi movie, but she shuns bikini. Humaima is making her Bollywood debut with 'Raja Natwarlal' and the film releasing Aug 29 is said to be a crime comedy. "I don't think I will be able to wear a...
  • Wasim Akram and I were always friends and will remain so: Humaima Malick July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Pakistani actress Humaima Malick, who was rumoured to be dating former Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram, said, she and Akram have always been friends. The actress, will be next seen with Emraan Hashmi in 'Raja Natwarlal'. "I don't know from where these reports came. There was nothing between me and Wasim....