Shahid

  • Inzamam-ul Haq backs Waqar Younis as Pakistan coach 24-04-2014 09:02 PM

    Pakistan batting legend Inzamam-ul Haq on Thursday backed Waqar Younis to be given another chance as the country's national cricket coach, saying he had proved his credentials in the past. Pakistan is looking for a permanent coach after former Australian batsman Dav Whatmore's two-year tenure ended in February. Former Test...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' voted the best film of 2013 21-04-2014 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: What makes a film popular with the viewers and critics alike? Besides a strong script, a good film shouldn't just be interesting, but also have endearing characters. And if the viewers manage to empathize and care about the difficulties the characters face all through their cinematic journey, the...
  • After 'Haider', Shahid Kapoor to work with Vishal Bhardwaj in 'Maha Kaminey' 19-04-2014 03:25 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor is all set to star in Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Maha Kaminey', which is the sequel to his 2009 hit film 'Kaminey'. 'Kaminey' had Shahid, Priyanka Chopra and Amol Gupte in lead roles. The film was produced by UTV Motion Pictures. The film was set against the backdrop...
  • Rajkumar Rao: Playing Shahid Azmi was very difficult 17-04-2014 07:32 PM

    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...
  • 61st National Film Awards: Has the jury selected the deserving films? 17-04-2014 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: When the winners of 61st National Awards were announced on Wednesday evening, I was quite sure that there will be quite a few rants on my Twitter timeline for the jury had ignored some extremely deserving work last year. Knowing the nature of most armchair critics (we all...
  • Rajkummar Rao on winning the National Award: My heartbeat slowed down 16-04-2014 06:40 PM

    New Delhi: Rajkummar Rao's phone hasn't stopped ringing ever since it was announced Wednesday evening that he has been named for the National Film Award for the best actor for 'Shahid'. He says "it's the most important day" of his life. "It feels great! It is the most important day...
  • I'm overwhelmed and extremely happy: Hansal Mehta on winning National Award for 'Shahid' 16-04-2014 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: Hansal Mehta, who was named the best director for 'Shahid' in the 61st National Film Awards announced here Wednesday, says it is an acknowledgment of the hard work and honesty that he has put in to make the biopic. Rajkummar Rao, who plays the title role in the...
  • 61st National Awards: 'Ship of Theseus' wins best feature film, Best Actor for Rajkummar Rao, Best Director for Hansal Mehta for 'Shahid' 16-04-2014 04:32 PM

    Director Anand Gandhi's powerful film about a photographer, a Jain monk and a young stock broker told through different segments won Best Feature Film at the 61st National Film Awards for 2013. 'Ship of Theseus', depicting issues of intuitive brilliance, metaphysical belief and intricate morality in a world full of...
  • Right time for Pakistan players to make IPL comeback: Wasim Akram 15-04-2014 11:02 AM

    Time right for Pak players' comeback into IPL: Akram Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram believes that the time is right for Pakistani players to be allowed back into the Indian Premier League as it would help the event connect with more fans in not just the subcontinent but all over...
  • PCB issues show cause notice to Shahid Afridi 09-04-2014 08:43 AM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued a show cause notice to flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi for speaking to the media after returning from Dhaka recently after taking part in the World T20 tournament. The notice was issued after some members of the national team relayed their reservations to...
  • Alia Bhatt likely to work with Shahid Kapoor in 'Shaandar' 08-04-2014 11:16 AM

    Mumbai: Director Vikas Bahl has expressed his desire to cast Alia Bhatt opposite Shahid Kapoor for his next film titled 'Shaandar', which is slated to go on the floor in August this year. "We have finalised Shahid. I would like to have Alia in the film, but we are still...
  • Sonakshi Sinha annoyed by link-up rumours with Shahid Kapoor 03-04-2014 03:18 PM

    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...
  • Shahid Afridi blames negative mindset for loss against Windies 02-04-2014 09:30 PM

    Karachi: Senior all-rounder Shahid Afridi has blamed the negative mindset of the team for Pakistan's defeat at the hands of the West Indies in the must-win league match of the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. The defeat to the West Indies knocked Pakistan out of the tournament with former players...
  • World T20: Clinical West Indies thrash Pakistan to seal semis spot 01-04-2014 10:29 PM

    Mirpur: Defending champions West Indies pummelled a listless Pakistan by 84 runs to set up the ICC World Twenty20 semi-final clash against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Dwayne Bravo (46) and skipper Darren Sammy (42 not out) pulverised a decent looking bowling in the final three overs as West Indies put...
  • World T20, Pak vs WI Match 32: as it happened 01-04-2014 06:03 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss and Team news: West Indies have won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan. Both the teams are unchanged. It will be a battle between two world-class off-spinners as defending champions West Indies meet Pakistan in a...
  • Confident West Indies face upbeat Pakistan in final group game 31-03-2014 07:10 PM

    Mirpur: It will be a battle between two world-class off-spinners as defending champions West Indies meet Pakistan in a 'Do-or-Die' final group league encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 on Tuesday. Both teams are on four points each and it will be a virtual quarter-final clash to decide on the...
  • World T20: Pakistan stay alive in semis race by hammering Bangladesh 30-03-2014 07:14 PM

    Mirpur: Talented opener Ahmed Shehzad scored a brilliant unbeaten hundred as Pakistan crushed hosts Bangladesh by 50 runs in a Group 2 league encounter of the ICC World T20 to keep their semi-final hopes alive on Sunday. The result also eliminated Australia from the tournament and Pakistan and West Indies...
  • Shahid Kapoor: Hrithik Roshan is the best dancer in the industry 27-03-2014 03:35 PM

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor, all set to host the 15th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards with Farhan Akhtar, is known for his dancing skills, but the actor says he is not even a patch on Hrithik Roshan. "I am extremely happy to host IIFA again and more...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Australia, World Twenty20 23-03-2014 01:50 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Toss and team news: Australia have opted to bowl. Pakistan have dropped Junaid Khan. Mohammed Hafeez and his boys would like to quickly forget the humiliating defeat against arch-rivals India on Friday and pose a serious challenge for a...
  • India's performance was clinical, says Srikkanth 22-03-2014 10:01 AM

    An all-round performance by India ensured a comprehensive seven-wicket victory over archrivals Pakistan in their World Twenty20 opener. ...
  • Miandad, Yousuf want Afridi as Pakistan captain 22-03-2014 09:50 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan's loss to India in their World Twenty20 opener has sparked massive criticism of skipper Mohammed Hafeez with former captains such as Javed Miandad and Mohammad Yousuf demanding that he be replaced by flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi. "Hafeez needed to be more attacking with his bowlers and field placings...
  • India hammer Pakistan by seven wickets in their World T20 opener 21-03-2014 09:43 PM

    India kept their unbeaten record against Pakistan in World Cups intact as MS Dhoni & Co put up an all-round show to beat the archrivals by seven wickets in a one-sided match of the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 at Mirpur. The 2007 champions restricted Pakistan to a modest 130 for...
  • Have worked with Ranbir Kapoor, but chemistry with Varun Dhawan is on a different level: Ileana D'Cruz 21-03-2014 03:28 PM

    Mumbai: Varun Dhawn may not have any plans to date an actress, but his "Main Tera Hero" co-star Ileana D'Cruz is so impressed with him that she would like her life partner to have similar personality traits. Ileana got to know Varun while shooting for their first film together "Main...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde meets 2G accused Shahid Balwa, courts controversy 21-03-2014 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: In new trouble for the Congress, its minister Sushil Kumar Shinde met Shahid Balwa, an accused in the 2G scam, at his office in New Delhi on Friday. Balwa, the promoter of DB Realty, said that he met Shinde in connection with an old RTI application pending before...
  • Always want Afridi to be in good frame of mind: Hafeez 20-03-2014 08:11 PM

    Mirpur: Pakistan's T20 captain Mohammed Hafeez is not bothered about the fact that they have never beaten India in World Twenty20 but he has a lot of expectations from Shahid Afridi as he wants the dashing all-rounder to yet again put up a match-winning performance against arch-rivals on Friday. It...
  • When you play Hamlet you realise what a complex part it is: Shahid Kapoor 20-03-2014 03:39 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who just wrapped up the shooting of his upcoming film 'Haider', says it was one of the most challenging movies of his career. 'Haider', which is an adaptation of Shakespearean tragedy Hamlet stars Shahid, 33, in the titular role opposite newbie actress Shraddha Kapoor. The Vishal...
  • Hafeez, Pak team management at loggerheads in World T20: Reports 20-03-2014 10:51 AM

    Karachi: Trouble seems to be brewing in the Pakistan cricket team in the ongoing World Twenty20 Championships in Bangladesh with rumours circulating of differences between skipper Mohammad Hafeez and the team management. There are reports that Hafeez is not seeing eye to eye with the team management which includes head...