Samar

  • 'Bobby Jasoos' review: Film disappoints, but Vidya shines once again July 5, 2014

    Cast: Vidya Balan, Ali Fazal, Supriya Pathak, Rajendra Gupta and Tanvi Azmi Director: Samar Shaikh From a bearded old maulvi in the film's opening scene, to a beggar, a bangleseller, a giantbosomed TV show producer, even a bucktoothed and balding palm reader, Vidya Balan assumes multiple disguises for her role as an...
  • The Amazing SpiderMan 2's Hindi anthem: A song composed in just one night April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian anthem of 'The Amazing SpiderMan 2' is out and is doing the rounds on social media. Composed and performed by Indian band SANAM, 'Main Hoon' is the promotional music video for 'The Amazing SpiderMan 2' for keeping the Spiderman buzz among the Indian audience alive. The...
  • 'Bobby Jasoos' is not just a detective film: Vidya Balan February 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Vidya Balan is not concerned about the horde of detective films being made currently like 'Jagga Jasoos' and 'Byomkesh Bakshi'. The actress says that her film 'Bobby Jasoos' has something more to offer. Vidya says she is not looking at other films as competition. "It's a female detective film but it's...
  • West Bengal: TMC leader shot at allegedly by miscreants February 5, 2014

    Tamluk: Trinamool Congress leader and deputy pradhan of Nandigram Block II of East Midnapore district Samar Maiti was shot at allegedly by miscreants on Tuesday night, police said. Maiti was returning home from the local market when miscreants fired at him. He was immediately rushed to the Tamluk Hospital. The Tamluk Hospital...
  • Philippine Red Cross says at least 1000 killed in Typhoon Haiyan November 9, 2013

    The Philippine Red Cross estimated that more than 1,000 people were killed in the coastal city of Tacloban and at least 200 in hardhit Samar province when one of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall slammed into the country. Gwendolyn Pang, secretary general of the Philippine Red Cross, said the...
  • Scandal Point: It's all about the dirty secrets of Bollywood November 6, 2013

    There is a big advantage of an insider writing a book on an industry. The readers get to know the subtleties of a world they have never been a part of. Fahad Samar is a Mumbai based writerdirector whose work on the contemporary popular culture has been seen and analysed...
  • Tripura: CPM member expelled over 'bed of cash' video October 20, 2013

    The Tripura CPM leader, who was caught on camera lying on bundles of currency notes, has been expelled from the party for "immoral work" and tarnishing the image of the party. Samar Acharjee, member of Bankumari Local Committee, was expelled from the party for immoral work, tarnishing the image of the...
  • Tripura: CPM leader fulfills long cherished dream of 'bed of cash' October 19, 2013

    A CPM leader in Marxistruled Tripura who lay on a bed of cash withdrawn from his own bank account to fulfill a long cherished dream, is in deep trouble with his party. Jogendranagar committee member of the CPM in Agartala, Samar Acharjee, a contractor by profession, was shown lying on bundles...
  • Public hunger drives gossip train: Fahad Samar October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The media is often blamed for promoting crass and gossipdriven content through what is known as the tabloid culture, but filmmakerturnedauthor Fahad Samar says "public hunger" is the real culprit and in a way has contributed to an unhealthy trend in the media industry. "One shouldn't entirely blame the...
  • Simply South: 'Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya' grabs eyeballs during the Pongal weekend January 23, 2013

    Despite facing competition from Karthi's big budget 'Alex Pandian' and Vishal's 'Samar', small budget comedy 'Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya' starring comedian Santhanam has managed to grab eyeballs during the Pongal weekend. The film managed to rake in Rs 9 crore in the same week in which 'Alex Pandian' made Rs...
  • Trisha offends Hindu People's Party with drunken act January 22, 2013

    In her recent film 'Samar', there is a scene in which Trisha acts drunk. When asked about the act, the leading heroine said, "As I do booze scenes in movies, those movies turn into hits, so I did the booze scene for 'Samar' too." This comment caused a lot of tension...
  • Big Tamil films to hit screens this Christmas December 18, 2012

    Things are abuzz in Kollywood with one film lining up after the other for release. But it appears that this Christmas season will see few bignames getting released. Vishal's 'Samar' which was originally planned to release on December 21 has been pushed to Dec 28 since it needs to be...
  • Samar: Watch Trisha and Vishal in this Tamil film December 5, 2012

    Directed by Thiru, 'Samar' is an upcoming Tamil action film. It features Vishal and Trisha Krishnan in the lead roles, with Sunaina, Manoj Bajpai and JD Chakravarthy appearing in supporting roles. ...
  • Vishal Krishna explains why is he choosy with work December 4, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil actor Vishal Krishna states he is neither a winner, nor a loser, but an inevitable chooser when it comes to his films and roles. "I don't consider myself a winner or loser and neither do I believe in it. I don't accept any project that comes my way, because...
  • Trisha Krishnan is back to work November 2, 2012

    Trisha, who was shooting back to back for her upcoming movies, had to rush to Hyderabad after the shock news reached her that her father Krishnan was no more. After a break, the actress is now set to return to work. She will soon take part in the shooting of 'Samar',...
  • Rajinikanth praises Manoj Bajpai for 'GOW' October 13, 2012

    Superstar Rajinikanth, who recently attended Amitabh Bachchan's 70th Birthday party AND has reportedly met Manoj Bajpai in his return flight home back to Chennai. The actors even had a conversation during the journey. The Superstar has apparently liked the character played by Manoj Bajpai in 'Gangs Of Wasseypur' and appreciated the...
  • 'Samar' is likely to be released on Diwali October 10, 2012

    The movie 'Samar', which starts Vishal and Trisha in the lead is finally wrapping up and might come out on Diwali. The project was initially titled 'Samaran' but was forced to change as other people claimed for the title. Now, all the issues related to the title have been resolved. Director...
  • Vishal suffers head injury while shooting for 'MGR' September 7, 2012

    During the shoot of Tamil film 'Madha Gaja Raja', actor Vishal got hurt in the head during some fight sequences. Although nothing is serious, the actor has been advised to take complete rest for a couple of days. The action flick has a good dosage of comedy and sees...
  • Tamil film 'Samar' starring Vishal gets stay order August 23, 2012

    A Madurai court has ordered an interim stay against the release of Vishal's upcoming movie 'Samar', while hearing a petition filed by a producer Vijay. In his plea, Vijay alleged that he was producing a movie under the title 'Samar', with newcomers in the lead roles. "We have registered the title...
  • Shah Rukh Khan's new look in the Yash Raj film August 22, 2012

    During the shooting of Yash Chopra's as yet untitled directorial film, these pictures of Shah Rukh Khan surfaced, where he is smartly dressed in army fatigue. Chopra started shooting for the film's next schedule in Ladakh last week. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma. The film...
  • Trisha teams up with Khushboo for a photoshoot August 10, 2012

    Looks like it's photoshoot time for Trisha, who is currently acting in three Tamil films i.e. 'Samar' with Vishal, 'Endrendrum Punnagai' with Jiiva and 'Boologam' with 'Jayam' Ravi. Days after she stood in front of the still camera with Telugu actor and close pal Rana Daggubati for the covershoot of a...
  • Trisha holidaying at undisclosed location July 31, 2012

    'Work while you work, play while you play' seems to be the mantra of Trisha Krishnan, who is known for balancing well her professional and personal lives. The actress, who found some time between the shoot of her films, is currently holidaying with her close friends at an undisclosed location...
  • Reelected Dalmiya wants Kapil to help bowlers July 29, 2012

    Kolkata: Cricket Association of Bengal president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Saturday defeated his opponent in a onesided contest to remain in power for a fifth consecutive term and announced plans to get the service of 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev to help the state's fast bowlers. "We are serious about...
  • Sunaina plays the lead in 'Pandi Oliperukki Nilayam' July 25, 2012

    Known for conservative looks thanks to movies such as 'Vamsam', 'Kadhalil Vizhundhen' and 'Masilamani', Sunaina gave a surprise to everyone when she sported glamourous outfits in the stills of her upcoming film 'Pandi Oliperukki Nilayam'. Clearing the air, the actress says, "I would like to strike a fine balance between conservative...
  • Paul challenges Dalmiya for CAB top post July 20, 2012

    Kolkata: Just when Cricket Association of Bengal czar Jagmohan Dalmiya thought it would be a smooth ride to the President's post for the fourth consecutive term, Samar Paul of the Aryan Club on Friday filed his nomination to contest the seasoned administrator for the top post in election to be...
  • Actress Trisha denies to lead 'Saami' remake July 16, 2012

    Tamil: There was a buzz that director K S Ravikumar was planning to remake Kollywood super hit 'Saami' in Hindi and Sanjay Dutt would be the protagonist. It was also said Trisha would be the heroine. While the first part of the above para is set to become a reality soon,...
  • Actress Trisha backs out from 'Sir Vostara' May 18, 2012

    No, not from 'Boologam' opposite Jayam Ravi, but Trisha has walked out of 'Sir Vostara', a Telugu movie starring Ravi Teja in the lead. Though there is no official version about her exit, sources say the actress was too busy to allot dates for the project. "Trisha is simultaneously busy with...
  • Actress Trisha gets bat signed by Sachin Tendulkar May 17, 2012

    Trisha, who celebrated her birthday recently, is on cloud nine. The reason is that she received a cricket bat, which was personally signed by master blaster Sachin Tendulkar. "I will preserve this memorable gift," she says. Giving details as to how she got the bat, the actress says, "I have insurance...
  • Tamil star Vishal's next with Saravanan May 4, 2012

    Vishal is in the news for the past few days. A couple of days ago for his forthcoming venture 'Samaran' getting rechristened as 'Samar', and on Thursday for his new film with Sundar C being named as 'Madha Gaja Raja' ('MGR'). Now its as good as official that he will act...
  • New show to chronicle history of Indian TV April 30, 2012

    New Delhi: A new show titled 'Inside Indian Television' is all set to revisit the history and transformation of the small screen over the years. The show, being produced by superstar Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment, will also take a look at the meteoric rise of television. "I am a...