Siddarth

  • Emraan Hashmi the con man, Randeep Hooda the kidnapper, Aamir Khan the pickpocket: Is Bollywood setting a wrong precedent by glorifying criminals? August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: He walks with a swagger, he often breaks into a jig. Dressed in colourful gaudy clothes, you often find this lout in Bollywood films. He might be selling tickets for "black" outside popular film theatres, or riding the auto-rickshaw on the roads of "Bambai". He might break somebody's...
  • Akshay Kumar takes the ALS ice bucket challenge; nominates Salman Khan, Twinkle Khanna, Johnny Lever, Ashwini Yardi August 21, 2014

    Akshay Kumar performed the ALS ice bucket challenge in a true 'khiladi' style. In the windy part of Cape Town, Kumar asked 11 contestants from the show he was hosting there, to pour ice water on him. He added that the temperature there was 8 degrees Celsius. He was responding to...
  • 'Balika Vadhu' completes 1,500 episodes February 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Popular TV show 'Balika Vadhu', featuring Siddarth Shukla, Toral Rasputra and Shashank Vyas, completed a milestone run of 1,500 episodes. The show, which went on air in July 2008, completed 1,500 episodes Thursday. "It feels great to be a part of show which has always been a favourite among the viewers...
  • Andhra DGP files criminal case against 'The Hindu' newspaper September 22, 2013

    Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police V Dinesh Reddy has justified filing a criminal case against 'The Hindu' newspaper for publishing a controversial report over his visit to a godman in Hyderabad. ...
  • Injured Irfan, Praveen ruled out of India A squad September 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Irfan Pathan and Praveen Kumar's hopes of impressing the selectors to earn a recall into the senior Indian team suffered a setback on Saturday when the two swing bowlers were ruled out of India A squad that will take on the visiting West Indies a team in a...
  • IPL 6 spot-fixing: Sreesanth, Chavan banned for life by BCCI September 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Setting a strong precedent, the BCCI's Disciplinary Committee on Friday banned S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan for life while handing out five-year and one-year bans to Amit Singh and Siddarth Trivedi respectively for their involvement in spot-fixing that rocked the IPL 6 season. In its hearing, the Disciplinary Committee...
  • Siddarth Kaul aiming to repeat first-class success for India A August 6, 2013

    After a remarkable first-class season in which his 44 wickets at 23.79 helped Punjab reach the semi-finals of the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy, Siddarth Kaul is now gearing up to show the same form playing for India A on their tour of South Africa. Kaul, 23, said his performance in the last...
  • IPL scandal: Siddharth Trivedi admits to taking money from bookies June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals' player Siddharth Trivedi, who was made a prosecution witness by Delhi Police in the spot-fixing scandal, admitted to have taken money from bookies which he later returned after a sting scare in 2012. As per reports, Trivedi, in a statement given to Delhi police admitted he...
  • Telugu film 'Jabardasth' a copy of 'Band Baja Baarat'? March 24, 2013

    The successful Telugu rom com 'Jabardasth', released exactly one month back has raked up controversy. The Siddarth-Samantha starrer, is been claimed to be a copy of their 'Band Baja Baarat' (Hindi), and that the team has not sought proper copyrights from the original makers. As an aftermath, Yash Raj Films...
  • Punjab trounce Haryana in Vijay Hazare opener February 13, 2013

    Dharamsala: Left-arm spinner Rajwinder Singh wrecked Haryana with four-wicket haul before openers eked out a comprehensive 10-wicket win in Punjab's opening North Zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare National One-Day championship on Wednesday. Haryana's decision to bat first backfired as they were bowled out for 152 in 45.5 overs. In...
  • Watch: 'Disco Deewane' from 'Student of the Year' August 28, 2012

    For all of you who have rocked to the 1981 cult hit Disco deewane, sung by Pakistani singer Nazia Hussain, there is a reason to rejoice. For his upcoming film, Karan Johar has apparently adapted the track, recreated by Vishal Shekhar and sung by Sunidhi Chauhan. Some portions of the old...
  • Master Kishan is all set to make a new world record August 24, 2012

    Another film of Guinness Record holder, Kishan, is entering the pages of Guinness book. 'Teenage Yee Vayasse Onthara', stars Kishan in the lead role with three other teenage heroines under the direction of his father, Shrikanth. The new record that is going to be set up on August, 28. The idea...
  • I didn't create enough drama in Bigg Boss: Vida November 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Miss Afghanistan 2003 Vida Samadzai, who got evicted from the reality TV show Bigg Boss on Saturday, says that she got voted out of the house because she didn't pick up fights with everyone. The model and actress, who had a comparatively peaceful stay in the house and...
  • Vida bids alvida to 'Bigg Boss 5' November 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Afghan beauty Vida Samadzai, the latest to be evicted from 'Bigg Boss 5', says she was prepared to leave the show as she couldn't bear any more the constant bickering and catfights in the controversial reality show. Vida was evicted Saturday night. "I was prepared for the eviction. I did...
  • 'Striker', a gritty slice-of-life movie March 29, 2010

    Set in the 1980s in Malvani, a claustrophobic ghetto of suburban Mumbai, Striker, directed by Chandan Arora is a gritty slice-of-life movie that never achieves its full potential. Remarkably shot and competently performed, the film is let down by a confused script that can't decide what point to make. ...
  • Friday releases: Siddharth back as Striker February 5, 2010

    Couples Retreat featuring soundtrack by A R Rahman hits the theatres this week. But that's not the only release---there's also Old Dogs, a comedy starring John Travolta and Robin Williams and Law Abiding Citizen starring Gerard Butler. Striker Set in a Mumbai ghetto in the mid 80's, Striker is a story...
  • Idol chat: Siddarth strikes back in Striker January 24, 2010

    Since Rang De Basanti, Telegu movie Star Siddarth has been conspicous by his absence from bollywood. But he returns now in a starring role in Chandan Arora's Striker, a gritty thriller set in the Mumbai underbelly. Rajeev Masand spoke to Siddarth about his 4-year hiatus and where he plans to...