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  • Tax case: Chennai court summons CM Jayalalithaa on October 1 19 hours 24 minutes ago

    Chennai: The Egmore Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate on Thursday directed Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and her partner Sasikala to appear in the Income Tax (IT) case on October 1. The case is related to the non-filing of income tax returns by Jayalalithaa and Sasikala in their individual capacity for 1993-94. Complaints were...
  • CBDT rationalises norms of scrutiny of tax returns September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Income Tax Department has rationalised the norms for manual selection for scrutiny of tax returns to bring it in line with global best practices. As per the norms released by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), all cases where income exceeds Rs 10 lakh over the previous...
  • Honey Singh on his work ethics: Please don't rush me; please don't ask me to deliver a song in hours; please don't say, 'Kuch bhi chalega' August 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh, who rustled up hit number 'Aata majhi satakli' for 'Singham Returns' in 30 minutes, says quick work means "compromising with quality" and that he now wants to focus on durable compositions. "I couldn't say no to the 'Singham Returns' track, although I had no time...
  • I am being subjected to media trial, says Virbhadra Singh August 23, 2014

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday alleged that he and his family members are being subjected to a "malicious media trial" through "false" and "baseless" stories about their income tax matters. "It appears that some vested interests and political opponents are running biased personal investigations into the...
  • Ajay Devgn's 'Singham Returns' crosses Rs 100 crore mark August 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The combo of Rohit Shetty and Ajay Devgn has once again hit the jackpot - their lates offering 'Singham Returns' has earned over Rs 100 crore within four days of its release. Also starring Kareena Kapoor, the action-drama released on Independence Day. "#SinghamReturns Fri 32.09 cr (crore), Sat 21.05 cr, Sun...
  • The Rs 100 crore trap: Why blockbusters like 'Singham Returns' and 'Kick' sell out strong female characters and settle for Supermen August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: His muscles are palpable from under his snug-fitting khaki uniform. His walks with purpose, his face giving nothing away, his demeanour grim. The handlebar moustache and the aviator sunglasses add that extra rugged quality to his look. From the point of view of filmmaker Rohit Shetty, his hero,...
  • Ajay Devgn's 'Singham Returns' set to join the Rs 100 crore club August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns' has struck gold at the box office and is marching inexorably towards the Rs 100 crore-mark. It seems that Shetty, known for giving hits like 'Chennai Express', the 'Golmaal' series and 'Singham', is set to add one more blockbuster to his list of record-breaking movies....
  • Quick Quiz: Are you an Ajay Devgn fan? Let's see how well you know 'Singham Returns' August 18, 2014

    With Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns' set to hit the Rs 100 crore mark soon, we thought we'd test your knowledge of the sequel. The film, which released last week, was greatly praised by Ajay Devgn's fans. So, if you're a fan of the series, in all probability, you must have...
  • 'I am overwhelmed by my achievements in Bollywood,' says rapper Honey Singh August 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh, who has been dubbed as the current singing sensation of Bollywood, says he is glad to have been accepted by the industry but his struggles have not ended yet as he tries to outdo himself every time. "I am overwhelmed for whatever I have achieved...
  • Shilpa Shetty lauds Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns' on Twitter, calls it 'entertaining', 'thought provoking' August 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Watching 'Singham Returns' had a positive effect on actress Shilpa Shetty as far as respecting the police force is concerned. "Watchd SINGHAM las night, entertaining &thot provoking. Made me respect r Police force more. Great Job Rohit Shetty & team. Enjoyed the film," Shilpa tweeted Saturday. The movie, directed by...
  • 'Singham Returns' mints Rs 32.09 crore, breaks the opening day record of 'Kick' August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: As expected, Ajay Devgn-starrer "Singham Returns" received a roaring response on its opening day, registering a collection of Rs.32.09 crore on day one. The Independence Day offering, directed by Rohit Shetty, has got a positive feedback from critics as well as audiences. It released Friday. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed...
  • The Real Singham: Rohit Shetty, Ajay Devgan, Kareena Kapoor talk about 'Singham Returns' August 15, 2014

    The cast of 'Singham Returns', Rohit Shetty, Ajay Devgan and Kareena Kapoor visit CNN-IBN headquarters and share their behind the camera experience. ...
  • 'Singham Returns' review: The predictable story tires you out eventually August 15, 2014

    Cast: Ajay Devgan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and Amole Gupte Director: Rohit Shetty There isn't one quiet moment in Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns'. This sequel is an orgy of relentless action, shrill dialoguebaazi, and eardrum-shattering background music. And yet, buried somewhere under all that noise is a well-meaning - although misguided - story...
  • A hero's heroine: Kareena Kapoor in 'Singham Returns' doesn't blush, eats to her heart's content and doesn't need to be saved August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Where there's a hero, there's always that waif-like creature, who constantly needs to be saved. Be it Louise Lane for Superman or Mary Jane Watson for Spider-Man, the presence of a powerful hero has always been accompanied by the classic heroine stock characters -- the ingenue, the prima...
  • Here's what to watch out for in 'Singham Returns' other than Ajay Devgn and Rohit Shetty's larger-than-life action August 15, 2014

    Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns' is entertaining with extreme action and fight scenes. The movie, which is a sequel to 'Singham' is somewhat better than the first installment because the story is more grounded and has elements of women empowerment, moral science and anti-corruption( nothing new though). ...
  • Kareena Kapoor: Not many married actresses get that opportunity to work with Ajay Devgn and Salman Khan August 15, 2014

    Kolkata: Married to actor Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor says she is happy that unlike other married actresses she is still signing films opposite top-notch commercial actors like Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn. "I am getting the opportunity to work with Ajay and Salman and I don't think a lot...
  • 'Singham Returns' Tweet Review: Rohit Shetty has imagined Singham as a supercop - smart, powerful, sexy, honest, and therefore slightly unrealistc August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Bajirao Singham, with his handlebar moustache, six-pack abs and a devil-may-care attitude first made his debut with Rohit Shetty's 2011 film, 'Singham'. Now, three years later, Ajay Devgn is set to reprise his role in the sequel 'Singham Returns' set to hit the theatres on India's Independence Day. Starring...
  • Allahabad High Court dismisses PIL seeking ban on release of Ajay Devng's 'Singham Returns' August 15, 2014

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court today dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking a ban on the release of Ajay Devgan-starrer 'Singham Returns' after a submission by movie's co-producer that alleged objectionable dialogues have been removed. A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice D Y Deshmukh and Justice Dilip Gupta dismissed the PIL...
  • Last to arrive at the crime scene in the '70s, to opening a scene in 2014 with fists flying: How the Ray Ban-wearing supercop is the new Indian Police in Hindi cinema August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The film opens with a rugged cop chasing a bunch of goons. With lot of background noise and odd scuffles, the goons finally give up and face the cop. The police officer, wearing a crisp, snug-fitting khaki uniform glares at them through his Ray Bans and then calmly,...
  • Ajay Devgn: Controversies are created to become famous August 14, 2014

    Kolkata: As controversies surrounding big-budgeted films becomes a trend in Bollywood, actor Ajay Devgn feels that unknown entities create controversies to become famous. "In most cases where a person has filed a case against a particular film you find that you have never heard about that person before. He has...
  • e Lounge: Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor talk about 'Singham Returns' August 13, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bollywood actors Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor talk about their upcoming movie 'Singham Returns'. Directed by Rohit Shetty this film is a sequel to the 2011 film 'Singham'. The film is set to be released on August 15. ...
  • When 'CID' featured an Indian version of Heath Ledger's Joker August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: It is true, after all. When the social media started buzzing with photos and memes about the Indian version of The Joker, many brushed it off as something random. But it turns out that the character, which was made immortal by Heath Ledger in the 2008 Batman flick, 'The...
  • Rohit Shetty: I don't want to make an offbeat film; I'm happy making people laugh August 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Rohit Shetty, known for making commercial 'masala entertainer' films, says he does not want to make a serious offbeat film as he is happy making people laugh. The 'Golmaal' series director said he is no mood to experiment. "No director wants to make a flop film. Also, it is not...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Entertainment', 'Guardians of the Galaxy', 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' August 9, 2014

    In this episode, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Entertainment', 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and 'The Hundred-Foot Journey'. He also talks to actors Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor on their coming film 'Singham Returns'. ...
  • e Lounge: Rohit Shetty shares his 'Singham Returns' experience August 8, 2014

    Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood Director Rohit Shetty shares his behind the camera experience of his upcoming movie 'Singham Returns' which is set to be released on August 15. ...
  • e Lounge unwind: In conversation with Kareena Kapoor and Ajay Devgn August 7, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood superstars Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor talk about their upcoming movie 'Singham Returns'. Directed by Rohit Shetty, the movie is due to release on 15th August. ...
  • Objectionable scenes to be deleted from 'Singham Returns' August 5, 2014

    Panaji: Makers of Ajay Devgn-Kareena Kapoor starrer 'Singham Returns' have agreed to delete certain scenes from the film which were found to be objectionable by a right-wing Hindu organisation. The decision was taken after members of the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) met movie director Rohit Shetty, Devgn and creative director Ashok...
  • I can't take success for granted: Rohit Shetty August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Rohit Shetty, who has delivered blockbusters galore in Bollywood and who is currently awaiting the release of 'Singham Returns', doesn't believe in taking success for granted and so continues to put in his '100 percent' to his films. The director of films like 'Golmaal' series, 'Singham', 'Bol Bachchan' and...
  • 'Mardaani' shouldn't be compared to a huge film like 'Singham Returns': Rani Mukerji August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: If Rani Mukerji will be seen kicking, slapping and punching criminals as a police officer in 'Mardaani', Ajay Devgn will also be seen doing similar things in his forthcoming release 'Singham Returns'. But the actress says it's unfair to compare the two films. When asked whether the release of 'Singham...
  • I would love to make a lady 'Singham' with Kareena Kapoor: Rohit Shetty August 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Rohit Shetty, known for directing commercial films like 'Chennai Express' and 'Golmaal' series, says he keeps tab on the new breed of filmmakers. "I want to know what the new generation is making and which is being appreciated by the audience. I keep a tab on new filmmakers and they...