Shanties

  • Porn star Shanti Dynamite to make her Bollywood debut with 'Kamasutra' director Rupesh Paul's 'Savita Barbie' May 23, 2014

    Sunny Leone has clearly been a trendsetter of sorts for her colleagues in the adult entertainment profession. Shanti Dynamite, a household (excuse the pun) name in the porn industry will now make her debut in director Rupesh Paul's 'Savita Barbie'. According to media reports, Paul has said his next film will...
  • Gandhi's great-grandson not seeking re-election to Kansas house May 9, 2014

    Shanti Gandhi, a great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, isn't going to seek a second term for a Kansas House seat he won in 2012 and instead plans to endorse his Republican primary rival Dick Jones. Gandhi defeated Jones in the 2012 Republican primary campaign thrown into disarray when Shawnee County election workers...
  • Shanti Dynamite accuses Sunny Leone of copying her poster for the 'Ragini MMS 2' song 'Babydoll' March 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Playboy girl Shanti Dynamite, who is in India right now, alleges that adult star Sunny Leone has copied her poster for her song 'Babydoll' and that it is very upsetting. The Britain-based adult star of Indian-Greek origin who does adult chat shows, is nurturing dreams of working in Hindi films. "A...
  • 'Om Shanti Oshaana' stubs out onscreen smoking February 22, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: At a time when onscreen smoking finds place in films under the guise of creative freedom, a Malayalam movie is promoting public health. Recently released 'Om Shanti Oshaana', a romantic movie directed by Jude Antony Joseph, it subtly drives home tobacco harms and makes a public commitment against onscreen smoking. It...
  • 'Om Shanti Oshaana' stubs out onscreen smoking February 19, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: At a time when onscreen smoking finds place in films under the guise of creative freedom, a Malayalam movie is promoting public health. Recently released 'Om Shanti Oshaana', a romantic movie directed by Jude Antony Joseph, it subtly drives home tobacco harms and makes a public commitment against onscreen smoking. It...
  • 'Om Shanti Oshana' trailer: Will it strike gold at the box-office? February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Malayalam film starring Nivin Pauly and Nazriya Nazim has hit the screens now. The film's trailer looks promising, but will it be able to strike the gold at the box-office? Take a look at the trailer. ...
  • Shanti Bhushan files FIR against Mail Today for forged article December 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi party member Shanti Bhushan has lodged an FIR and filed a defamation suit against Mail Today after the newspaper carried an article purportedly written by him. 'Mail Today' carried an article in the name of Shanti Bhushan which was critical of Aam Admi Party leader Arvind...
  • Mail Today editor apologises to Shanti Bhushan for forged article December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Mail Today Editor Sandeep Bamzai has apologised to senior lawyer Shanti Bhushan for publishing an article on Aam Aadmi Party with his name. An article allegedly written by Shanti Bhushan was published on Friday in Mail Today in which he had purportedly criticised Aam Aadmi party's (AAP) national...
  • Shanti Bhushan denies writing article slamming Kejriwal December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Shanti Bhushan, senior lawyer and father of AAP leader Prashant Bhushan, on Friday denied writing any article slamming party national convener Arvind Kejriwal in a newspaper editorial. Bhushan denied writing the article titled 'Kejriwal is on course to ruin 2014 for the BJP' 'Mail Today/Daily mail'. He said,...
  • Shocking tourism ad for fake slum compares the poor to animals, sparks online outrage December 3, 2013

    A South African company has found itself at the centre of a raging debate on poverty porn after its much-publicized 'shanty town' for rich tourists was criticized by people online as "insensitive" and "pretentious". "Millions of people are living in informal settlements across South Africa. These settlements consist of thousands...
  • 'Shanti' and '24' have both been career defining: Mandira Bedi November 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Nineteen years after she made her TV debut in the Doodarshan serial 'Shanti', Mandira Bedi, looking better than ever before, has struck back into the idiot box with her RAW agent act in '24'. She says she is surprised by her character Nikita Rai's popularity. "There is no getting...
  • Our film will be special: Deepika on working with Salman November 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone is yet to share screen space with Salman Khan, but says whenever they will do a film together, it will be a 'special' one. "I want to work with Salman. I am really looking forward to work with him. Whenever Salman and I will come together, it...
  • HC's verdict on CBI will have disastrous implications, says experts November 8, 2013

    The ripple effects of Gauhati High Court's ruling holding as "unconstitutional" the setting up of the CBI was, on Friday, felt in criminal courts and legal experts expressed apprehension about "disastrous" implications of the verdict. While DMK MP A Raja and senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar raked up the issue to...
  • e Lounge: SRK's 'Happy New Year' to clash with Ranbir's 'Jagga Jasoos' next Diwali October 16, 2013

    Shah Rukh Khan is busy shooting for Farah Khan's Happy New Year. Accordingto reports, SRK has agreed to a new romantic film to be directed by Maneesh Sharma, whose last release was Shuddh Desi Romance. Interestingly, Maneesh was an assistant director on Shah Rukh Khan's film Rab Ne Bana Di...
  • Indian tanker MT Desh Shanti allowed to leave after 26 days in detention September 7, 2013

    Having been in detention for nearly 26 days at Iran's Bandar Abbas Port, Indian oil tanker MT Desh Shanti has finally been allowed to leave, two days after the central Iranian authorities ordered its release. "MT Desh Shanti was finally released at 2345 hrs (IST) on September 6th and the vessel...
  • India demands 'unconditional' release of MV Desh Shanti under detention in Iran August 28, 2013

    Ambassador in New Delhi has decided to lodge a strong protest over the detention of its oil tanker over last 16 days and sought an "unconditional" release of the vessel. Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh summoned Iranian Ambassador Gholamreza Ansari to lodge the protest and demanded early release of the tanker...
  • Will the success of 'Chennai Express' help 'Happy New Year'? August 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Choreographer-director Farah Khan hopes the success of 'Chennai Express' helps her next directorial venture 'Happy New Year', which she is making with Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role. SRK co-produced his 'Chennai Express', which had Deepika Padukone in the female lead, with UTV and the romantic comedy is reaping...
  • Iran detains Indian ship carrying oil from Iraq August 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps has detained an Indian ship carrying oil in the Persian Gulf. The spokesperson of India's External Affairs Ministry, Syed Akbaruddin, said the matter is being pursued through diplomatic channels in Tehran and New Delhi. Meanwhile, reports say the ship - MT Desh Shanti...
  • Fodder scam: SC reserves order on Lalu's plea to transfer trial court judge August 6, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its order on RJD chief Lalu Yadav's plea seeking transfer of the trial court judge hearing the case against him in the fodder scam in Jharkhand. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam, which had on July 9 ordered an interim stay on...
  • Ranbir to emulate dad Rishi Kapoor in a a song for 'Besharam' July 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor will be seen donning an avatar similar to his father Rishi for a popular number from 1980 film 'Karz', in his forthcoming movie 'Besharam'. Two decades ago, the senior Kapoor was seen wearing a metallic outfit for the hit song 'Om Shanti Om', sung by the legendary...
  • WB: Indian Army's first woman jawan found dead May 15, 2013

    Kolkata: Indian Army's first woman jawan (personnel) Shanti Tigga was found hanging in a railway hospital in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district on Tuesday, police said. A senior police officer said prima facie it appeared to be a case of suicide. The 37-year-old Tigga's body was found in the toilet of a...
  • 'Om Shanti Om' row: Shah Rukh blames distributors April 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan blamed distributors for the legal row over 'Om Shanti Om' involving veteran actor Manoj Kumar. Kumar has filed a lawsuit against the makers for allegedly defaming him in the 2007 film, which featured Shah Rukh and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles. The Bollywood...
  • Snapshot: Manoj Kumar arrives in court to file lawsuit against Shah Rukh Khan April 3, 2013

    Manoj Kumar has filed a case against Shah Rukh Khan and Eros International, producers of 2007 hit 'Om Shanti Om', for releasing the film in Japan without removing certain scenes apparently lampooning him. ...
  • Manoj Kumar: Will take strict action against 'Om Shanti Om' April 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Manoj Kumar, who is upset with the makers of 'Om Shanti Om' for re-releasing it in Japan without deleting the controversial scenes taking a dig at him, has decided to take action against the producers of the movie. The 2007 Shah Rukh Khan-starrer blockbuster was directed by Farah Khan...
  • Om Shanti Om: Manoj Kumar to file lawsuit against SRK April 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Manoj Kumar will file a law suit against Shah Rukh Khan and Eros International, producers of 2007 hit 'Om Shanti Om', and seek damages to the tune of Rs 100 crore for releasing the film in Japan without removing certain scenes apparently lampooning him. "The film was...
  • WB: 700 shanties gutted in fire, 1000 people left homeless March 16, 2013

    Kolkata: Around 700 shanties were gutted in a fire in Santoshpur-Maheshtala area on the outskirts of the city on Saturday, leaving more than a thousand people homeless. Police said no injuries or casualties were reported but four persons were caught by locals from the spot and handed over to police for...
  • Did Shah Rukh Khan upstage Salman's Japan plans? March 15, 2013

    Mumbai: It was meant to be a huge marketing coup with Salman Khan opening up the hitherto dormant Japanese market for Bollywood with a nationwide release of Yash Raj Film's 'Ek Tha Tiger'. Director Kabir Khan flew excitedly into a four-city tour of Japan last week at the invitation of the...
  • Deepika: SRK doesn't differentiate between genders March 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Deepika Padukone, who made her Bollywood debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in 'Om Shanti Om', says the superstar genuinely considers both genders equal. Shah Rukh recently announced that henceforth all his films will feature the actress' name first in the credits, and that has left Deepika even more...
  • Aspiring scriptwriter held for murder March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: He was aspiring to be a script writer for movies, tried to implement one and landed in jail for murder. An alumni of the prestigious Pune Film Institute, Shanti Deep Verma (31), was apprehended on Saturday from UP's Bahraich for allegedly murdering an aspiring actor Sumit Tiwari (21)...
  • Mumbai: 2 MLAs, 150 others booked for rioting January 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Two MLAs, a corporator and 150 others were booked for allegedly rioting and preventing police from discharging their duty in suburban Mulund, police said on Monday. According to the police, a mob of about 150 people, including Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Sardar Tara Singh, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena MLA Shishir...