Sharmila

  • Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sharmila Tagore to restore Pataudi Palace 09-04-2014 05:29 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan along with her mother-in-law Sharmila Tagore is busy restoring the Pataudi Palace. Despite having a choc-a-bloc schedule due to ad shoots and shooting for Rohit Shetty's 'Singham 2', Kareena, who is married to actor and Nawab of Pataudi Saif Ali Khan, has been juggling her...
  • Aukaf-e-Shahi Trust's new executive board constituted 16-03-2014 11:57 PM

    A new executive board of the Aukaf-e-Shahi Trust (Bhopal) was constituted on Sunday. Former cricketer Late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore's daughter, Saba Sultan, who is the head of the organisation, made this announcement in a press conference here. Former MP and Waqf Board's former chairman Gufran-e-Azam, industrialist...
  • Power of 49: Women activists' demand to remove AFSPA still unfulfilled 08-03-2014 08:00 AM

    Imphal: On Women's Day, CNN-IBN's Power of 49 series highlights how women, who form 49 per cent of the electorate, are wielding greater power in the upcoming 2014 Lok Sabha elections. However, in Manipur it seems politicians just do lip service about women's empowerment and the major demand of women...
  • No portrayal of working women in TV serials: Sharmila Tagore 25-02-2014 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Sharmila Tagore today said that content on the small screen is still stereotypical about women as they are mostly shown in kitchen dynamics. Sharmila, 69, said that none of the female protagonist on the small-screen shows are working irrespective of their modern settings. "Content of TV is...
  • Irom Sharmila rejects AAP offer to contest polls 14-02-2014 08:44 PM

    Kolkata: Manipur's 'Iron Lady' Irom Chanu Sharmila has rejected an offer from the Aam Aadmi Party to join politics and contest this year's Lok Sabha elections. "She got an offer, but she is not interested in joining politics at all," Sharmila's brother Irom Singhajit said from Imphal on Friday. The...
  • MNS workers, Raj Thackeray's wife head towards Pune without paying toll 09-02-2014 08:15 PM

    Mumbai: Daring the Maharashtra government to take action against them, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers and supporters headed towards Pune, from the city and its suburbs on Sunday, without paying toll, to attend a public meeting to be addressed by their leader Raj Thackeray. Among those who did not pay...
  • Delhi court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila 30-01-2014 04:58 PM

    A Delhi court on Thursday issued a production warrant for March 29 against rights activist Irom Sharmila after she did not appear before it in a case lodged against her for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto-death in New Delhi in 2006. The Manipuri activist, on a fast for over...
  • We owe him everything: Sharmila, Soumitra on Satyajit Ray 29-01-2014 11:19 AM

    Kolkata: Fondly reminiscing their relationship with their 'mentor' and legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray, veteran actors Soumitra Chatterjee and Sharmila Tagore Tuesday expressed awe that every time they watch his films, there's always something new to learn. Privileged to have worked with the master in the early phases of their career,...
  • Suchitra Sen's presence was felt everywhere: Sharmila Tagore 18-01-2014 12:56 AM

    Sharmila Tagore expressed shock at the death of legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen. Speaking to IBN18's Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Tagore said that Suchitra carried an aura of stardom and that her presence was felt everywhere. Sen, who was undergoing treatment at a nursing home in Kolkata for serious respiratory problems,...
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  • Delhi court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila 19-12-2013 03:10 PM

    A Delhi court on Thursday issued production warrant for January 30 against rights activist Irom Sharmila after she failed to turn up in a case lodged against her for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto- death in 2006. The Manipuri activist, who has been on a fast for over 12...
  • Sharmila Tagore calls SC verdict on homosexuality shameful 13-12-2013 04:38 PM

    Agra: Veteran actress and former Indian Film Censor Board chief Sharmila Tagore has described the Supreme Court verdict on homosexuality as "shameful". The SC on Wednesday had upheld the constitutional validity of the penal provision making gay sex a punishable offence. A bench of justices G S Singhvi and S...
  • Fit-again Sharmila Nicollet all set for comeback 03-12-2013 09:05 PM

    India's only representative in the Ladies European Tour, Sharmila Nicollet is back on the golfing greens after sitting out for most of the season due to yet another injury. ...
  • Don't get enough time with my kids and my mother, says Saif 27-11-2013 04:45 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan, who played a fun-loving and friendly dad to his on-screen children in 'Ta Ra Rum Pum', says in real life he does not get enough time to spend with his children. The 43-year-old has daughter Sara and son Ibrahim from his ex-wife and actress Amitra...
  • Amma did a cabaret 40 years back, she was a trendsetter: Soha Ali Khan 19-11-2013 10:13 AM

    Mumbai: Soha Ali Khan has not just worn a bikini in her upcoming film 'Mr. Joe B Carvalho', but has also grooved to a cabaret number. She says she has added her own touch to it. Soha's mother, veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, also featured in a cabaret years back in...
  • I hope to work with some great Bengali directors: Kareena 19-11-2013 10:02 AM

    Kolkata: Keen to follow the footsteps of her mother-in-law Sharmila Tagore, actress Kareena Kapoor wants to work in Bengali film industry. "Satyajit Ray was one such director with whom my mother-in-law had the opportunity to work in so many films. I also hope to be able to work with some...
  • Can return to screen if role is challenging: Amol Palekar 17-11-2013 04:24 PM

    Hyderabad: Veteran actor and filmmaker Amol Palekar, who has stopped acting in films, is ready to return to the silver screen if a challenging and exciting role came his way. "I have not acted for 22 years now. But, I did come out and act in one of my own...
  • Sharmila Nicollet leads in Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 29-10-2013 06:47 PM

    Bangalore's Sharmila Nicollet fired a five under 67 to lead after Day 1 at the Rs.5 lakh Hero Womens Professional Golf Tour in the Jaypee Greens Golf Course in Greater Noida onTuesday. Trailing Sharmila by a stroke was Delhis Vani Kapoor. Sharmila had a brilliant round scoring the lowest total....
  • Do not rule out Irom's chances of winning the Nobel peace prize: Harpviken 11-10-2013 01:51 PM

    Director, Peace Research Institute Oslo Kristian Berg Harpviken said that he did not rule out the chances of Irom Sharmila being named as the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Irom has been on fast since 2000 to highlight the suffering of the people in Manipur. ...
  • Nobel Peace Prize to be announced today, Malala a frontrunner 11-10-2013 08:20 AM

    Norway: All we know is this: a record 259 candidates, including 50 organizations, have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2013. With no clues from the judges in Norway, speculation about the frontrunners for Friday's announcement is primarily based on the committee's previous choices and current events. Here's...
  • Demand for dropping all charges against Irom Sharmila 02-10-2013 07:02 PM

    Imphal: Rights activist Irom Sharmila on hunger-strike for close to 13 years demanding repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, and who has been arrested and re-arrested over the years, should be released, Amnesty International (India) said in Imphal on Wednesday. "Authorities must drop all charges against her,...
  • Mom still unhappy with what I'm doing: Soha Ali Khan 30-09-2013 12:56 PM

    Mumbai: Soha Ali Khan, a graduate of Oxford University, chose to become an actress like her mother Sharmila Tagore. But she says her star mom is not happy with her choice of profession and wants her daughter to be a lawyer. Soha, who holds a masters degree from the London...
  • No deal with Congress for Jagan's release, says sister 24-09-2013 01:13 PM

    YSR Congress chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddyy will walk out of Chanchalguda jail in Hyderabad after 16 months. His sister YS Sharmila said there has been no deal with the Congress regarding Jagan's release. ...
  • Saif advises me to get married at 40: Soha Ali Khan 24-09-2013 11:10 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Soha Ali Khan, who has been in a relationship with actor Kunal Khemu from quite a some time, says though her mother keeps asking her to settle down, brother Saif advises to take the plunge at the age of 40. Soha and Kunal recently moved into a new...
  • Mum-in-law's 'Amar Prem' is Kareena's favourite film 26-08-2013 01:07 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor feels marriage to actor Saif Ali Khan has not changed anything in her life and she hopes the Nawab of Pataudi also remains the same. Bollywood star couple Saif and Kareena tied the knot here in October last year after a five-year courtship. "Saif and I...
  • I became an actor against my parents' will: Soha Ali Khan 24-08-2013 03:13 PM

    Mumbai: Soha Ali Khan, daughter of veteran actress Sharmila Tagore and late cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, says when she decided to become an actress at the age of 25, it was against her parents' will. The decision also came as a shock to her actor brother actor Saif Ali...
  • Tribute: That's no way to leave us, Rituda 30-05-2013 07:52 PM

    "Death is like the loo. You got to go, you got to go!" It could only be a madcap genius like Woody Allen, who could unleash this witticism and take the sting out of something as terrifyingly inevitable as death. When I got the news this morning from a friend,...
  • No, Mallika, you were not the first to kiss on-screen 25-05-2013 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: In a recent interview given to 'The Variety Studio: Cannes Edition', Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat expressed her views about Indian society and how she relates to her character in forthcoming film 'Dirty Politics'. During the interview, Mallika says, "I was the first actress in India to kiss on...
  • AFSPA lets the forces get away with war crimes: Sudeep Chakravarti 23-05-2013 05:57 PM

    The controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act is in place in Manipur for the last 55 years. While the forces claim it is impossible to improve the security situation without it, its frequent abuse has led to the death and disappearance of many youths, it has led to rape of...