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  • Shahid Afridi to retire from all forms of cricket after World T20 next year 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistani allrounder Shahid Afridi Thursday announced he would retire from Twenty20 cricket next year, ending a colourful international career which earned him unmatched popularity in his homeland. The 35-year-old retired from one-day cricket after last month's World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand where Pakistan reached the final eight,...
  • Will quit if I am a burden on the team: Shahid Afridi 1 week ago

    Karachi: Flamboyant Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi has said he is ready to retire from international cricket the day he feels he is a burden on the team. Afridi, 35, announced retirement from One-day Internationals after the World Cup while he had quit Test cricket in 2010. He recently announced that he...
  • Excited to be working with Vishal Bhardwaj again; we do really good work together: Saif Ali Khan April 26, 2015

    New Delhi: After playing Ishwar 'Langda' Tyagi in 2006 crime drama film 'Omkara', actor Saif Ali Khan is "excited" to return in a Vishal Bhardwaj directorial, in which he will star alongside Shahid Kapoor. The 44-year-old, who was here for a mobile launch, denied speculation that the untitled project is based...
  • Mortaza, Afridi praise Bangladesh debutant Mustafizur Rahman April 25, 2015

    Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman bowled superbly on debut in the lone Twenty20 International against Pakistan and both the captains had some special words for him. Mustafizur returned with 2/20 from four overs on Friday that helped the home team to their first T20I win over Pakistan by seven wickets at the...
  • Bangladesh name squad for first Test against Pakistan April 25, 2015

    Litton Kumar Das and Soumya Sarkar, both top-order batsmen, and Mohammad Shahid, the right-arm paceman, were the uncapped players included in the 14-man Bangladesh squad for the first Test against Pakistan. Das, a wicketkeeper-batsman, has scored five first-class centuries and ended as the second-highest run-getter in the domestic one-day competition with...
  • Shahid Afridi rules out going back on ODI retirement April 21, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi has ruled out any chance of making a comeback to One-day International cricket, insisting the new players needed proper time to settle down in the national team. Afridi, who left for Dhaka with a few other players including Ahmed Shehzad to play the lone T20...
  • Shia Board hails Sypreme Court order on maintenance allowance to Muslim women April 20, 2015

    Lucknow: The All India Shia Personal Law Board (AISPLB) on Monday said the Supreme Court verdict in connection with granting of maintenance allowance to Muslim women even after divorce has come as a respite to those who are unable to sustain themselves. "The Supreme Court verdict has come as a respite...
  • Never approached Shahid Kapoor for 'XXX', clarifies Ken Ghosh April 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ken Ghosh has rubbished rumours that he asked actor Shahid Kapoor to star in his upcoming film "XXX" saying the plan was always to cast "fresh young talent". Ghosh took to his official Twitter handle to share the news. "FYI- never approached Shahid or any known actor for #XXX. Film...
  • 'Udta Punjab' is big risk I've taken; it is the hardest character I have played till date: Alia Bhatt April 14, 2015

    Mumbai: She portrayed a young, rich girl in her debut film 'Student of The Year' and then a vibrant and free-spirited girl in '2 States' and 'Highway'. However, the 22-year-old Alia Bhatt says 'Udta Punjab' is a "risk" she has taken in her career. For her, 'Udta Punjab' is the "hardest...
  • Shahid Kapoor goes blue for his new film 'Udta Punjab' April 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor has got a blue streak for his upcoming thriller movie 'Udta Punjab'. Shahid gave his fans a sneak peak into his new look by sporting a blue streak with long hair along with a beard and a moustache. The 34-year-old shared the photograph on image-sharing website Instagram...
  • IPL 2015 Opening Ceremony: Saif Ali Khan fumbles, Shahid Kapoor breaks the stage; why the event was one big flop show April 8, 2015

    Agreed, it's a hard job to host the opening ceremony of an event which is as crucial as the Indian Premiere League. And it only gets harder when it comes to convincing the audiences about the selection of actor Saif Ali Khan as the host. Saif, who made his debut...
  • IPL opening ceremony: Shahid Kapoor bangs his bike and almost tumbles while staging his performance April 8, 2015

    Kolkata: Shahid Kapoor is certainly an amazing performer and he recently showed it at the IPL 7 opening ceremony at Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. But the actor met with a minor accident while staging his performance. He almost had a tumble as he banged his bike and broke the...
  • Bollywood stars dazzle at IPL 8 Opening Ceremony April 7, 2015

    Kolkata: Heavy rain failed to dampen the spirit of 'City of Joy' as a dazzling Bollywood-style opening ceremony kick started the eighth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket after a one and a half hour delay at the decked-up Salt Lake stadium here on Tuesday. The event was a little...
  • IPL 2015 opening ceremony updates: Playing Milkha Singh was the most memorable experience for me, says Farhan Akhtar April 7, 2015

    The opening ceremony of IPL 8 will open in a few moments from now. From the celebrities performing at the event to the teams they will be rooting for, we get you all the updates from the star-studded affair. ...
  • Shahid Kapoor to tie the knot with Mira Rajput on June 10 April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Shahid Kapoor already broke a million hearts after confirming that he would soon be getting married to Delhi-based Mira Rajput, and now buzz has it that the actor will be tying the knot in June. According to reports- both the families have agreed on June 10 as the...
  • Rain, thunderstorm may play spoilsport at IPL opening ceremony April 6, 2015

    Kolkata: There is a high possibility of rain and thunderstorm interrupting the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Tuesday, according to the Met office predictions. The two-hour gala featuring Bollywood stars Farhan Akhtar, Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Pritam and Hrithik Roshan is...
  • Bollywood stars Hrithik Roshan, Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma to perform at IPL opening ceremony April 5, 2015

    Kolkata: Bollywood stars Farhan Akhtar, Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Pritam and Hrithik Roshan are all set to light up the stage at the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) Opening Ceremony at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Tuesday. According to a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) release, the...
  • Watch: Shahid Afridi mocks at India singing 'Mauka Mauka' April 1, 2015

    India had a brilliant run in the World Cup which came to a sudden halt after their semi-final exit at the hands of Australia, who went on to win the coveted trophy for the fifth time. Miffed with India' success and famous marketing campaign 'Mauka Mauka' that was aired during the...
  • We need to focus on domestic cricket: Shahid Afridi March 30, 2015

    Karachi: Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that Pakistan need to focus and invest a lot in their domestic cricket in order to compete in a rapidly changing game at the global level. Afridi, who announced his retirement from one-day internationals after the World Cup and will now lead the national...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Actor March 30, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • It's official: Shahid Kapoor confirms he is getting married to Delhi girl Mira Rajput by the end of this year March 27, 2015

    Mumbai: After a week of speculation, Shahid Kapoor has finally confirmed that he is indeed getting married this year. Kapoor will be tying the knot with Delhi based Mira Rajput, who is said to be 13 years younger to the actor. In a statement to the media, the actor said, "Engagement...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Onscreen Couple March 23, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • LFW, Day 4: Arjun, Shahid Kapoor turn showstopper for Kunal Rawal March 22, 2015

    Mumbai: Known for his stylish, trendy but at times funky western men's wear Kunal Rawal took a detour this season and redefined western and ethnic men's wear for Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015. Opening the show with Bollywood's latest heartthrob, Arjun Kapoor in a mosaic embroidered sherwani, which nearly brought the...
  • Pakistan need new captains in all formats: Mushtaq Mohammad March 21, 2015

    Karachi: It's time to appoint new Pakistan captains in all three format says former skipper Mushtaq Mohammad, who also suggested that Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi should quit international cricket completely. Both Misbah and Afridi have retired from ODI cricket after Pakistan's exit from the World Cup but they will continue to...
  • World Cup: Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi bow out of ODIs in frustration March 20, 2015

    Adelaide: Misbah-ul-Haq and allrounder Shahid Afridi bowed out of one-day international cricket with their dreams unfulfilled on Friday as Pakistan crashed out in the ICC World Cup 2015 quarter-finals against Australia in Adelaide. Both the senior players had announced they would retire from one-day cricket after the World Cup with skipper...
  • World Cup 2015: Pakistan's road to quarter-finals March 19, 2015

    The unpredictability of a Pakistan team is no longer a surprise and the outcome of a match is pretty much dependent on which Pakistan side takes the field. The team is almost like a porcupine that can change its colour as and when it is required and that rubs off...
  • 'Haider' to screen at London Asian Film Festival March 15, 2015

    London: Bollywood director Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider', an adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy 'Hamlet', will have its screening at the 17th London Asian Film Festival (LAFF). The film, which is set in the backdrop of insurgency-hit Kashmir conflicts of 1995 and civilian disappearances, was previously screened at the 19th Busan International Film Festival. The...