TRIBUTE

  • Amitabh Bachchan pays an emotional tribute to friend and filmmaker Ravi Chopra November 13, 2014

    Kolkata: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has paid tribute to his friend Ravi Chopra, who passed away following a lung ailment. Chopra was admitted to the Breach Candy hospital here as he was not keeping well for some time. He died aged 68 yesterday. The filmmaker directed Bachchan in family saga 'Baghban' and...
  • Robin Williams' film 'A Merry Friggin' Christmas' re-cut to pay tribute to the late actor November 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: One of Robin Williams' last film "A Merry Friggin' Christmas" has been re-cut to make it a 'fitting tribute' to the late actor-comedian. While talking to New York Daily News newspaper, film's director Tristram Shapeero said that he has changed the planned ending in order to honour the screen...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth invited for Kannada superstar Rajkumar's memorial launch October 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Rajinikanth among other stalwarts of Indian cinema would be invited to attend the unveiling ceremony of matinee idol Dr Rajkumar's memorial here on November 29. Kollywood superstar Kamal Haasan, Tollywood superstar Chiranjeevi, Mollywood stars Mamooty and Mohanlal and actress B Sarojaa Devi would also be...
  • Robin Williams' son pays tribute to him at a Baseball series October 27, 2014

    London: Robin Williams's son Zak paid homage to him at the World Series baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals when he threw the ceremonial first pitch to actor Billy Crystal. The 'Mrs Doubtfire' star, who died of an apparent suicide at his home in Paradise...
  • Ramchandra Guha pays tribute to UR Anathamurthy August 23, 2014

    Historian Ramchandra Guha pays his tribute to the late literary legend UR Anathamurthy. The 81 yrold Ananthamurthy was hospitalised after suffering from kidney problems. He had stopped responding to dialysis and was on life support. ...
  • Tamil Nadu Assembly pay tribute to Gopinath Munde July 10, 2014

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu state Assembly on Thursday paid homage to late BJP leader Gopinath Munde and some former MLAs who passed away during the intersession period. Speaker P Dhanapal moved the resolution condoling the demise of Munde, former members of this house G Bhuvaraghan, A Malarmannan, R Umanath, R M...
  • 4 IndianAmericans honoured in US on Independence day July 5, 2014

    Washington: Four IndianAmericans were among 40 people who were honoured for their contributions to the US in the annual Great Immigrants tribute in New York on the country's independence day. Microsoft Corp chief executive Satya Nadella, Comedian and actor Aasif Mandvi, Carnegie Mellon University president Subra Suresh and former president...
  • RSS leaders pay tributes to Munde June 3, 2014

    Top RSS leaders on Tuesday paid rich tributes to Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde while condoling his untimely demise. Munde died of multiple internal injuries suffered in a road accident in central Delhi early this morning. In a condolence message, top RSS leaders Mohan Bhagwat, Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi and Suresh Soni...
  • Sachin Tendulkar features in Maharashtra's school textbooks May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Maharashtra government has added a chapter on Sachin Tendulkar in the school syllabus so that children are inspired by the iconic cricketer. Class IV students in Maharashtra would now get to learn about the living 'God of cricket' as part their curriculum from this academic year, since a...
  • Fans pay tribute to Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez in Mexico City April 22, 2014

    Fans and family paid their last respects to much-loved Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Monday, leaving flowers and playing music in a colorful remembrance of the Nobel laureate and giant of Latin American literature. Hundreds thronged outside Mexico City's Palace of Fine Arts, a domed jewel of early 20th century...
  • OMJ! Check out this funky song titled 'We Mix You Michael Jackson' from Kangana Ranaut's 'Revolver Rani' April 19, 2014

    New Delhi: We are pretty sure that many pop-music lovers as well as an entire generation that grew up in the '80s misses legendary musician Michael Jackson immensely. But definitely not as much as 'Revolver Rani' composer Sanjeev Srivastava and lyricists Puneet Sharma and Shaheen Iqbal. Don't believe us? Check out...
  • President, PM pays tribute to BR Ambedkar April 14, 2014

    President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday paid tribute to BR Ambedkar on his 123rd birth anniversary. With several other leaders present, the dignitaries paid floral tributes to the principal architect of the Indian Constitution at his statue in the precincts of Parliament House...
  • 'Bat of Honour' from Network 18 for batting legend Sachin Tendulkar March 2, 2014

    The Network 18 group on Sunday paid rich tribute to retired batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, unveiling a monument in the form of a large steel bat in Mumbai. The monument has been installed on the Carter Road Promenade - close to Tendulkar's residence. It is the largest steel bat in...
  • CJ Show: A tribute to Delhis Braveheart December 15, 2013

    Ahead of the first anniversary of the horrific gangrape of Nirbhaya, CJ's dedicate this song as a tribute to the braveheart who lost her life after battling a sexual assault on Dec 16, 2012 in the capital. This musical tribute was composed by CJ Krishna Vijay along with his friends...
  • Nelson Mandela laid to rest in his hometown, world bows in respect December 15, 2013

    Big guns fired a salute in the rural village where Nelson Mandela grew up and military servicemen marched stiffly behind his casket on a winding dirt road on Sunday as South Africa said goodbye for the last time to the man who reconciled the country in its most vulnerable period. Several...
  • Beyonce pays tribute to Paul Walker during concert December 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop star Beyonce Knowles paid tribute to 'Fast and Furious' actor Paul Walker, who was killed in a car crash last week, during a concert. The 32yearold singer, who is on her Mrs Carter tour dedicated a song to the actor during a concert at Los Angeles' Staples...
  • Lou Reed's 'Satellite of Love' to resound earth in Morrissey's voice November 12, 2013

    Tributes have flowed in after the death of legendary rocker Lou Reed on October 27. Expressing sadness and pain over The Velvet Underground singer's death, former Smiths vocalist and a life long Reed admirer Morrissey has now decided to release a cover for Reed's glam rock song 'Satellite of Love'...
  • Prince Charles, wife Camilla pay tribute to Mumbai 26/11 victims November 9, 2013

    British royal couple, Prince Charles and wife Camilla who are on a nineday visit to India, paid tributes to victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks on Saturday. Their Royal Highnesses laid a wreath to commemorate victims of the Mumbai terrorist attack, sources in the British Deputy High Commission here said....
  • Teacher's Day Special: To Sir, with love September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: My earliest memories of school are most certainly neither blurred nor cute! They remain plain horrendous! At age 5 in the Mumbai of the mid-fifties, English High School at Dadar was an unmitigated nightmare! The whole process of getting up early, getting dressed, waiting for that...
  • Rajasthan Assembly pays tribute to departed leaders August 26, 2013

    Rajasthan Vidhansabha on Monday paid tributes to the first woman Prime Minister of Britain Margaret Thatcher, former Bangladesh President Mohammad Zillur Rahman and other departed leaders. Speaker Deependra Singh Shekhawat made the obituary reference on the first day of the monsoon session and recalled the services and contribution of the dignitaries...
  • Lady Gaga's new song is a love letter to Donatella Versace August 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Lady Gaga, whose upcoming album will feature a song called 'Donatella', says the song is a love letter she wrote to the Italian fashion designer. The Mother Monster said that the song in the ARTPOP is also about being a fearless female, reported Ace Showbiz. "'Donatella' is my...
  • Obamas tour Mandela's island jail July 1, 2013

    Cape Town: US President Barack Obama and his family visited South Africa's bleak former prison of Robben Island on Sunday to pay tribute to exinmate Nelson Mandela, now critically ill in hospital. Obama was expected to later cite the legacy of Mandela, who was imprisoned on the windswept island for...
  • Music in 'Lootera' is Amit Trivedi's tribute to RD June 8, 2013

    Mumbai: National awardwinning music composer Amit Trivedi says his renditions in his upcoming film 'Lootera' are a tribute to legendary R D Burman. 'Lootera' is a period romance drama set in Bengal of 1950s and is directed by Vikramaditya Motwane after his much acclaimed 'Udaan'. "The music of this film is a...
  • Pakistan college offers tribute to Tagore May 21, 2013

    Lahore: A leading college in Lahore has organised a tribute to Rabindranath Tagore to mark the centenary of his winning the Nobel Prize for literature, with participants offering renditions of his poetry in song and recitation. The tribute was organised by the Department of History at Forman Christian College and...
  • Bhupinder, Mitali to perform in memory of Jagjit Singh February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Ghazal singer duo Bhupinder and Mitali Singh will perform a tribute concert in memory of late maestro Jagjit Singh on his 72nd birth anniversary Friday. The concert, 'Ek Ehsaas A Legendary Tribute Concert for Jagjit Singh', will also witness a performance by popular flautist Runo Mazumdar. It...
  • Fans urged to pay tribute to Greig, Hussey December 31, 2012

    Sydney: Fans at this week's final AustraliaSri Lanka Test in Sydney have been asked to wear tributes to the late Tony Greig and retiring batsman Mike Hussey, officials said. Widebrimmed hats were suggested to recall the memory of former England captain and television commentator Greig, who died of a heart attack...
  • Kerala Assembly pays homage to former PM I K Gujral December 10, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Assembly was on Monday adjourned after paying tributes to former Prime Minister I K Gujral, who died at a hospital in Gurgaon on November 30. Moving a reference motion on the opening day of the session on Monday, Speaker G Karthikeyan said the life of Gujral was...
  • Assam pays tribute to Bhupen Hazarika November 6, 2012

    Guwahati: The state paid rich tributes to Assam's most famous and popular musical icon Bhupen Hazarika on Monday on his first death anniversary. Allreligion prayers, cultural shows and processions were organised across the state to pay tributes to Hazarika, often called the "bard of Brahmaputra". His songs were played in...
  • Nitara: What does Akshay's daughter's name mean? October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Actors Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna's little bundle of joy has arrived home and from what we hear she has already been christened. Akshay and Twinkle have decided to call her Nitara Khanna Bhatiya, according to media reports. We did a double take when we heard that one. Now,...
  • Laxman deserved more recognition: Srikkanth August 19, 2012

    Chennai: Paying glowing tributes to VVS Laxman, who quit international cricket on Saturday, selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth on Sunday said that the justretired batsman should have got more recognition for his matchwinning performances for the country. Laxman yesterday decided to walk into the sunset with immediate effect despite being picked...