Umesh

  • LS polls: Hema, Nagma to be given extra security 05-04-2014 10:07 AM

    Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini and Nagma contesting the Lok Sabha election from Uttar Pradesh, will be given special police protection, officials said on Saturday. Congress candidate Nagma contesting for Meerut seat, has been subjected to teasing on at least three occasions. Yesteryear 'dream girl' fighting on a BJP ticket from Mathura...
  • Pulkit Samrat's 'O Teri': Tweet review 28-03-2014 03:14 PM

    'Fukrey' star Pulkit Samrat is back in a Hindi comedy 'O Teri' which has been produced by Atul Agnihotri. The actor, who is close to Salman Khan, had consulted the star before he signed the film. As he said in one of his interviews, he met the star, discussed the...
  • Luv Sinha invites fans to send scripts 29-01-2014 06:15 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Luv Sinha, who is trying to revive his family's production house Shotgun Movies, has invited all his fans to send in their 'registered scripts'. The actor took to Twitter to announce the news. "If you have a registered script and want to pitch it, drop us a...
  • Ranveer Singh to do a film with Umesh Shukla? 24-12-2013 04:45 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh is likely to do a film for 'Oh My God' fame director Umesh Shukla. "There are few ideas that I have which I have discussed with Ranveer. The subject that I have, he suits perfectly, hence want to chose him. He has liked it too," Umesh...
  • Ishant, Umesh fail to impress in pace-friendly conditions 09-12-2013 01:03 PM

    Durban: Going into the second one-dayer in Durban, India made changes to their bowling attack but unfortunately it didn't work. Considering the pace and bounce of the South African wickets, Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma were drafted in, but the pace duo misfired by bowling inconsistent length. However, at the...
  • Will focus on line and length in South Africa: Umesh Yadav 27-11-2013 06:31 PM

    Mumbai: Back in the side after being sidelined for some months due to poor form, Indian pacer Umesh Yadav on Wednesday said he will focus on getting his line and length right in next month's Test and ODI series against South Africa. "I am not thinking too much. I will...
  • Zaheer's presence will help me grow as a bowler: Umesh Yadav 25-11-2013 05:33 PM

    New Delhi: Umesh Yadav is relieved that he is back in the scheme of things but the bigger reason for his happiness is that senior pro Zaheer Khan will be around during India's upcoming tour of South Africa to guide the junior bowlers. "Zaheer has had a great influence on...
  • Zaheer back, Gambhir ignored for SA Tests; Rayudu gets Test call-up 25-11-2013 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: Zaheer Khan may not have a BCCI contract but he will be happy to see his name appear on the list of India's Test squad for the tour of South Africa, which the selectors announced on Monday. But Gautam Gambhir will have to wait a bit longer to...
  • Umesh, Shami, Rohit in Test team for WI series; Zaheer overlooked 31-10-2013 01:57 PM

    The Sandeep Patil-led BCCI selection committee on Thursday named a new-look Indian side for the two-Test series against West Indies, which is also the farewell series for Sachin Tendulkar. In spite of his erratic performance in the ongoing ODI series against Australia, Ishant Sharma was able to retain his place,...
  • Abhishek Bachchan begins shooting for 'Mere Apne' 18-10-2013 12:07 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan has begun shooting of 'Oh My God' director Umesh Shukla's next, titled 'Mere Apne'. In the upcoming drama, Asin with play the female lead opposite the 37-year-old actor. "Today starts yet another journey. First day jitters always get to me. New dawn, new day,...
  • Umesh, Ashwin unveil new India jersey on Twitter 16-09-2013 03:21 PM

    New Delhi: Sports apparel company Nike is ready with the new jersey for Team India, and it was unveiled on Monday by India speedster Umesh Yadav and offspinner R Ashwin on microblogging site Twitter. India are expected to don their new kit during the limited-overs series against Australia in October,...
  • Records related to NRHM scam missing from Muzaffarnagar: CBI 05-09-2013 04:15 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: The Central Bureau of Investigation has lodged an FIR complaining that some records related to the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam here have gone missing. The CBI has found that some records related to the purchase of medicine in the district hospital between 2008 and 2011 are missing,...
  • I will never compromise on pace: Umesh Yadav 23-08-2013 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: He is regarded as the fastest Indian bowler on the international scene and young Umesh Yadav reckons that he has been selected in the team for "sheer pace" and will never ever compromise on speed for anything else. "As a fast bowler, I needed to have a clear...
  • 'Oh My God' director denies the reports of working with Arshad Warsi 17-07-2013 03:19 PM

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Umesh Shukla was offered noted Marathi writer-director-actor Girish Joshi's comic thriller, starring Arshad Warsi, to co-direct but he cannot take it up as his hands are already full with multiple projects. The script for the new movie is penned by Bhavesh Mandalia, who had earlier written 'OMG...
  • Arshad Warsi's next a comic thriller with 'OMG' director 16-07-2013 12:41 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi has been roped in for a comic thriller to be jointly directed by 'Oh My God' director Umesh Shukla and noted Marathi actor-director Girish Joshi. Apart from helming the film as a producer, Umesh Shukla will also be jointly directing it with noted Marathi writer director...
  • Arshad Warsi is extremely talented, says filmmaker Umesh Shukla 16-07-2013 12:36 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Umesh Shukla will team up with noted Marathi writer-director-actor Girish Joshi to direct a comic thriller featuring Arshad Warsi in the lead. It has been penned by Bhavesh Mandalia, who made people sit up and take notice of his writing skills in hit movie 'OMG: Oh My God!',...
  • Charles' heroics help WI register a thrilling win over India 01-07-2013 04:17 AM

    Kingston: Opener Johnson Charles struck 97 to help West Indies register a thrilling one-wicket victory over India in the second one-day international of the Celkon Mobile Cup tri-series on Sunday. Charles smashed eight fours and four sixes off 100 balls and had a fourth-wicket stand of 116 with Darren Bravo...
  • IPL betting: Delhi Police returns passports of Raj Kundra 26-06-2013 08:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police Special Cell returned on Wednesday the passports of suspended Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra and his aide Umesh Goenka. The Delhi Police also reportedly asked the Rajasthan Police to take appropriate action against Kundra, who was interrogated in connection with the IPL betting case and...
  • Umesh Yadav needs to keep composure, says Kapil Dev 21-06-2013 09:34 PM

    Birmingham: Former Indian speedster and 1983 World Cup-winning skipper Kapil Dev says Umesh Yadav needs to bring in more "discipline" in his approach to be a successful strike bowler. The 26-year-old Yadav made a big impression with a five-wicket haul in a warm-up game against Australia but since then he...
  • Champions Trophy, India vs Sri Lanka: Five key battles to look out for 20-06-2013 10:10 AM

    The ICC Champions Trophy has pitted two familiar foes against each other in India and Sri Lanka in the second semi-final. Deja vu, you could say, as the giants from the subcontinent will meet for the first time in an ODI tournament since the monumental 2011 World Cup final. So...
  • IPL: Police submit reply on Goenka's allegations 14-06-2013 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday submitted an interim reply on Umesh Goenka's plea in which he had alleged that he was forced to record his statement during the ongoing investigation in the IPL betting scandal. Goenka had alleged he was beaten up and forced to write the statement which...
  • IPL: Goenka claims he was beaten up, forced to speak against Raj Kundra 12-06-2013 03:42 PM

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra's aide Umesh Goenka who confessed about betting has moved the Sessions Court saying that the statement that he had given in front of the Magistrate was given under duress. Goenka claims that he was beaten up and forced to write the statement. The...
  • Abhishek's leading lady in 'Mere Apne' not finalised yet 11-06-2013 04:41 PM

    Mumbai: 'Oh My God!' fame director Umesh Shukla has teamed up with Abhishek Bachchan for 'Mere Apne', but says that he hasn't finalised any actress for the female lead in his next directorial venture. According to reports, Asin Thottumkal was to be part of the film. However, Shukla said: "We...
  • Paresh Rawal to play Om Prakash's role in 'Chupke Chupke' remake 10-06-2013 03:32 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Umesh Shukla has roped in actor Paresh Rawal to step into Om Prakash's shoes for the new version of the cult classic 'Chupke Chupke'. "So far we have only finalised Paresh Rawal, who will play Om Prakash's role," Shukla, who had directed 'Oh My God' with Paresh in...
  • India and West Indies in battle of one-upmanship 10-06-2013 01:17 PM

    London: Coming off contrasting wins in their previous matches, West Indies and India will face-off at The Oval on Tuesday looking to move ahead of each other and nearer to securing a place in the ICC Champions Trophy knock-out stage. With their fellow Group B teams Pakistan and South Africa...
  • Delhi Police chief says no clean chit to Raj Kundra, pitches for stronger laws 06-06-2013 06:59 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar, in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN on Thursday, said that Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra had not been given any clean chit after his admission to betting in IPL 6. Kundra, during police questioning on Thursday, had admitted to betting on matches of...
  • RR co-owners Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra both involved in betting 06-06-2013 03:46 PM

    New Delhi: In more shocking revelations into the Indian Premier League (IPL) scandal, police sources say Rajasthan Royals co-owner Shilpa Shetty is also involved in betting on cricket matches. Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar had earlier said that Shilpa's husband Raj Kundra, one of Rajasthan Royals co-owners, admitted to betting...
  • Not arresting Raj Kundra, not enough evidence yet: Delhi Police 06-06-2013 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra has admitted to betting on his own team during the Indian Premier League, Delhi Police chief Neeraj Kumar said on Thursday. However, sources in the Delhi Police say they are unlikely to arrest Kundra if they fail to establish a spot-fixing link. The...
  • Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra admits to betting on IPL matches: Police 06-06-2013 01:37 PM

    New Delhi: In more shocking revelations into the IPL scandal, Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar has said that Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra has admitted to betting in the Indian Premier League. Neeraj Kumar said, "Kundra was called because we got to know he was involved in betting. Kundra admitted...