Rajkumar

  • Vidhu Vindo Chopra finds the fourth idiot, hints at '3 Idiots' sequel June 30, 2014

    Are plans underway to work on the sequel of '3 idiots'? well, if the recent tweet of Vidhu Vindo Chopra is anything to go by, there is a possibility. Vidhu, who had produced the much-acclaimed film, took to Twitter to announce that they have managed to find the 4th idiot....
  • Preity Zinta is very courageous, and outspoken: Rajkumar Santoshi June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: While most of the Bollywood celebrities are silent over Bollywood actress Preity Zinta's allegation of molestation against her former beau and business partner Ness Wadia, director Rajkumar Santoshi has extended full support to the actress over the issue. Santoshi, who co-scripted Preity starrer "Dil Hai Tumhara", said: "I don't know...
  • Will take Aamir, Salman Khan in 'Andaz Apna Apna' sequel if they produce it: Rajkumar Santoshi June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Rajkumar Santoshi, who is working on the sequel of 'Andaz Apna Apna', says both Salman Khan and Aamir Khan are ready to work in the second instalment, and that he will repeat them if the they produce the movie. Released in 1994 'Andaz Apna Apna' didn't fare well at...
  • Anees Bazmee avoids Box Office clash with 'P.K'; to release 'Welcome Back' on a different date June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Anees Bazmee's 'Welcome Back', which is scheduled for a release Dec 19, will no longer be released that Friday now that Rajkumar Hirani's Aamir Khan-starrer 'P.K.' is releasing on the same date. Bazmee is not interested in creating an unnecessary and unhealthy competition. "My producer Feroz Nadiadwala wants us to stick...
  • Rajkumar Rao: 'Savdhan India'? I'm happy to be associated with the show May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: 'City Lights' star Rajkumar Rao is all set to host a special episode crime-based show 'Savdhan India'. The show, which airs on Life OK, will see Rao hosting 'Mumbai Fights Back' chapter of the show. "A show like Savdhaan India is important as it makes us...
  • Post '3 Idiots', I was offered only pregnant woman's role: Mona Singh May 11, 2014

    Mumbai: She had a sizeable role in Rajkumar Hirani's 2009 box office biggie "3 Idiots", but after that actress Mona Singh wasn't too active on the big screen and the small screen star blames it on stereotype offers. Mona, who was seen as Kareena Kapoor's character's pregnant elder sister in "3...
  • Rajkumar Rao: Playing Shahid Azmi was very difficult April 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Rajkumar Rao, who won the best actor National award for his role in Hansal Mehta's 'Shahid', says portraying the slain lawyer-activist's life was challenging but inspiring. The 29-year-old actor's performance as the titular character in the Hansal Mehta directed film saw him sharing the National award with Malayalam...
  • Aamir Khan's 'P.K.' release date confirmed for December 19 April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Christmas season seems to spell magic for Aamir Khan's films and continuing with the trend, the makers of his upcoming film "P.K." have decided to release it about a week before X-Mas. "Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films, in association with Disney India, confirm that 'P.K.' shall release...
  • Two held in connection with murder of BSP worker April 14, 2014

    Two persons were arrested here in connection with the murder of a local BSP worker, police said on Monday. BSP activist Rajkumar was allegedly shot dead by two assailants, identified as Kapil and Sushil, at Shoram village in Muzaffarnagar district over some election related enmity after the Assembly polls concluded on...
  • Expelled Congress leader Rajkumar Patel to fight Vidisha poll against Sushma Swaraj April 4, 2014

    The contest for the high-profile Vidisha Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh has taken an interesting turn with expelled Congress leader Rajkumar Patel filing his nomination as an Independent against sitting BJP MP Sushma Swaraj and Congress' Laxman Singh. Patel, said to be close to Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh, surprised...
  • Sonakshi Sinha annoyed by link-up rumours with Shahid Kapoor April 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Rumour mills are at it again and the target is Sonakshi Sinha, but the actress is not taking it lightly and shoots down reports about dating her 'R... Rajkumar' co-star Shahid Kapoor. Miffed with the yapping tongues, the 26-year-old said, "It's like I can't move out... you connect me to...
  • Is Ranbir Kapoor playing Sanjay Dutt in Rajkumar Hirani's biopic on the actor? March 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The story of Sanjay Dutt's life is likely to go on the screen and, if all goes well, director Rajkumar Hirani and actor Ranbir Kapoor would come together for the first time to tell the highs and lows in the 54-year-old star's life. The decision was reportedly taken around...
  • Writers are not given their due, they should be respected and valued, says Rajkumar Hirani March 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Rajkumar Hirani feels film industry has often short-changed writers and it's high time they get due respect and value for their work. "A good story makes the film good. The script has to be right. Writers are backbone of a film. I feel writers are not given their...
  • 'Queen' review: Rare, disarming film that has you smiling throughout March 11, 2014

    Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkumar Rao Director: Vikas Bahl There's a moment towards the end of Queen when our heroine Rani (Kangana Ranaut) sways on the edge of slipping back into her old life. She hesitates, the moment passes, and you feel Rani's sheer sense of liberation as she turns her back on...
  • Why was Aamir Khan's 'Peekay' release date pushed to Christmas March 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani says Christmas is the perfect time to release 'Peekay' as most Aamir Khan-starrers released around the festival have performed well at the box office. Earlier, the film was slated to release June 6 this year. However, now it will hit the screens this Christmas Dec 25. "There was...
  • Sanjay Dutt shot for his role in 'PK' before going to jail: Rajkumar Hirani March 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Rajkumar Hirani has said actor Sanjay Dutt shot for his portions in the upcoming film 'P.K' before going to jail last year to serve his remaining term in the 1993 bomb blast case. "He has already shot for his portions before he went (to jail)," Hirani said at an...
  • Riot accused BJP MLA Rajkumar Thukral's bail plea rejected February 28, 2014

    A court here on Friday rejected the bail plea of BJP MLA Rajkumar Thukral, who had surrendered recently in connection with a case of rioting, after being on the run for four months. District and Sessions Judge of Udhamsingh Nagar R C Kukreti refused to grant him bail on account of...
  • 2011 Rudrapur riots: Absconding BJP MLA finally surrenders in court February 26, 2014

    On the run for over four months, BJP MLA Rajkumar Thukral on Wednesday surrendered before a court in Rudrapur in connection with a case related to 2011 Rudrapur riots which left four persons dead and 60 injured. Thukral came on a scooty to surrender in the court of CJM Ashutosh Mishra,...
  • Thukral being falsely implicated in Rudrapur communal riots: BJP February 11, 2014

    The alleged harassment of BJP MLA Rajkumar Thukral by the state government echoed once again in Uttarakhand Assembly on Tuesday with the Opposition insisting he was innocent and being framed under a conspiracy in the Rudrapur communal riots. BJP's Rudrapur MLA Rajkumar Thukral has been absconding ever since an NBW was...
  • State Assembly drowns in din as BJP paralyses proceedings February 7, 2014

    BJP on Friday paralysed the proceedings in Uttarakhand Assembly for second day running, protesting the delay in withdrawal of a case of rioting against one of its MLAs. The main Opposition party forced adjournment of the House for four hours, saying case against absconding Rudrapur MLA Rajkumar Thukral should be withdrawn. No...
  • Withdraw rioting case against our MLA, demands BJP February 6, 2014

    Pandemonium erupted on the first day of the budget session in Uttarakhand Assembly on Thursday after the Opposition BJP pressed the government for withdrawal of a case of rioting against a party MLA, leading to adjournment of the proceedings for over an hour. The moment the House assembled for the day,...
  • Duniya Soori to direct Punneth Rajkumar in 'Dodmane Hudga' February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar is once again going to work with director Duniya Soori in 'Dodmane Hudga'. They have earlier worked together in films like 'Jackie' and 'Anna Bond'. Though Duniya is known for making hardcore commercial films, but this time he is expected to come up with a...
  • BJP MLA accused in 2011 Rudrapur riots declared absconder February 2, 2014

    A BJP MLA, who has been on the run for the past three-and-half months after issuance of an arrest warrant in connection with communal riots in Rudrapur in 2011, was on Sunday declared an absconder, police said. "Following recommendations of the CB-CID, Rudrapur MLA Rajkumar Thukral has been declared an absconder,"...
  • Pawar, Goel among 25 likely to be elected unopposed to RS January 28, 2014

    Union minister Sharad Pawar, Congress leader Murli Deora, RPI's Ramdas Athawale and Vijay Goel (BJP) are likely to be elected unopposed along with 21 others in various states in the February 7 biennial polls to the Rajya Sabha as Digvijay Singh and Kumari Selja entered the fray on Tuesday. The victory...
  • NCP's Majid Memon, Rajkumar Dhoot files RS poll papers January 24, 2014

    Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, lawyer Majid Memon and industrialist Rajkumar Dhoot filed their nomination papers in Mumbai for the Rajya Sabha polls. With this, the total number of nominations filed so far reached four. On Thursday, Pune businessman Sanjay Kakade filed his papers as an independent. Pawar and Memon replace...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Actor January 24, 2014

    New Delhi: It is time we move over the 'typical' filmy hero we have grown so used to watching in Hindi film. Yes, he has invariably wowed everyone with his ability to combat over 50 goons at one time and impressed off his lady love with witty and quirky one...
  • Nageswara Rao's death big loss to Indian cinema: Shivraj Kumar January 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kannada superstar Shivraj Kumar, son of late actor Rajkumar, says that the death of legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao is not only a loss to Telugu filmdom but to Indian cinema as a whole. Nageswara Rao died here early Wednesday after battling intestinal cancer. He was 89. "His (Nageswara Rao) death...
  • Will 'Ninnindale' break Kannada Box-Office records? January 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar's latest film 'Ninnindale' has been released now, and it's getting positive reviews. If reports are to believed then the film has received a good opening in the domestic and overseas markets. Directed by Jayanth C Paranjee, the film also features Erica Fernandes in an important...