Urvashi

  • Akhilesh Yadav gets luxury cars, but cuts budget for women's panel July 15, 2014

    As women's safety continues to be a cause for concern in Uttar Pradesh, here's a shocker: An activist has found that the Akhilesh Yadav government has drastically downsized the budget of the state women's commission but has the money for two seven-seater Mercedes cars and two similar Land Cruisers. A Right...
  • AR Rahman's 'Urvashi Urvashi' inspires Will.i.am's new song 'Birthday' May 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman's 1994 chartbuster 'Urvashi Urvashi' has inspired American singer-songwriter Will.i.am's new song 'Birthday'. The 'Mozart of Madras' is excited about the creative partnership. "Excited to creatively partner with Will.i.am to recreate an early popular track of mine in a new flavour," Rahman posted on his...
  • After Javed Akhtar, Mary Kom cancels visit to Jaipur Literature Festival January 21, 2014

    Five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom cancelled her scheduled visit at the Jaipur Literature Festival. "Her baby is unwell after her recent London trip, so unfortunately she had to cancel the visit to Jaipur," her manager Jimmy Levion told PTI. Mary Kom was slated to participate...
  • Breaking stereotypes, Muslim women discuss sexuality at Jaipur Literary Festival January 18, 2014

    When women writers from Islamic countries discuss sexuality and erotic poems, taboos and male dominance, and mull over breaking free from conservative norms, the audience is bound to be large. At the Jaipur Literary Festival (JLF) on Saturday, the hall of the "Baithak" venue was flooded with people eager to hear...
  • Arvind Kejriwal among '100 Global Thinkers of 2013' December 11, 2013

    New York: Founder of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal is among Foreign Policy magazine's leading Global Thinkers of 2013, a list of 100 people who have made "measurable difference" and are "pushing the boundaries of the possible". Activists Urvashi Butalia and Kavita Krishnan have also made it to the...
  • Established heroines don't want to work with me: Sunny Deol November 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Sunny Deol is seen romancing a much younger Urvashi Rautela in Anil Sharma-directed 'Singh Saab The Great' and he says he will continue to work with new talent as established actresses are not keen to work with him. He is also in no mood to mince words about the...
  • Open letter to Sunny Deol: I am your biggest fan December 1, 2013

    Dear Sunny Paaji, It was just last month that I watched cult classic 'Gadar- Ek Prem Katha' for the 50th time. I know it might sound a bit exaggerated to those who aren't aware of the power you infuse in your...
  • Sexual assault: Butalia refuses to be part of Tehelka probe panel November 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Eminent feminist and publisher Urvashi Butalia has refused to be a member of Tehelka's complaint's committee that was set up to probe sexual assault allegations against Tehelka Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal. Butalia was appointed by Tehelka to be part of the internal probe panel. Butalia has written to Tehelka's Shoma...
  • 'Singh Saab The Great' review: Sunny Deol's stunts, dialogues stand out December 3, 2013

    Cast: Sunny Deol, Prakash Raj, Urvashi Rautela Director: Anil Sharma 'Singh Saab The Great' might not be one of those films which is wanted strongly by filmmakers and critics alike, but is that enough to say it will not leave a lasting impression on cine goers? No. For the film...
  • Star power sometimes overshadows movie content: Anil Sharma November 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Anil Sharma feels that stars set the cash registers ringing at the box office but sometimes a film's content gets eclipsed by them. "Star power does exist, stars can pull the audience to theatres. One of the reasons for the film to do well commercially is the star......
  • 'Singh Saab The Great' Tweet Review November 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Having spent three decades in Bollywood, actor Sunny Deol sure knows the pulse of the masses. Besides knowing his craft well, the actor is fully aware of the viewers' preferences and the type of films which gets several takers. Back with a bang with 'Singh Saab The Great', the...
  • 'Singh Saab The Great' is my contribution to the society: Anil Sharma November 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Anil Sharma, who has yet again united with Sunny Deol after the success of 'Gaddar-Ek Prem Katha', calls his upcoming film 'Singh Saab The Great' a contribution to the society and the country. Anil says that the idea of making a social drama like 'Singh Saab The Great'...
  • Urvashi Rautela: I want Sunny Deol to be the hero of my last film November 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Model-turned-actress Urvashi Rautela, who is may making her Bollywood debut with Anil Sharma's 'Singh Saab The Great' is in awe of co-star Sunny Deol. In one of her recent interviews, Urvashi referred to the experience of working with Sunny Deol as "surreal". "Since childhood I have been a...
  • Andy is Urvashi Dholakia's favourite on 'Bigg Boss 7' November 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Urvashi Dholakia, who won the sixth season of 'Bigg Boss', finds that there's a huge difference between the current season of the reality show from the edition that she featured in. "Can't you all see the difference since then (season six)? There is such a huge difference," Urvashi told...
  • Age is just a number: Urvashi on romancing Sunny November 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Model-actress Urvashi Rautela, 19, has shot romantic scenes with 57-year-old Sunny Deol for 'Singh Saab The Great', but so what? Age is merely a number, says the debutante. She says she was 'not at all' sceptical before signing the film. "Age doesn't matter to me. What's there in the age? It's...
  • Film promotions have become very weird now, says Sunny Deol October 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sunny Deol, who believes in his work in a film and not in promotions, says the trailer of the film is the biggest promotion. "Promotions have become very important these days. I have done promotions before but I got tired. The trailer of the film is the biggest promotion......
  • I don't want people to treat me like a star: Urvashi Rautela October 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Model Urvashi Rautela, who is set for her acting debut with Sunny Deol in 'Singh Saab The Great', says she aims to be an actor, not a star. She is just 19 but she already has much to her credit. In 2009, at the age of 15, she clinched the...
  • Singh Saab The Great: I don't believe in remakes, says Anil Sharma September 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Remake is the latest fad in Bollywood, but filmmaker Anil Sharma, who is set to release his next - 'Singh Saab The Great' - says he doesn't believe in remakes. The director of films like 'Gadar - Ek Prem Katha', 'The Hero: Love Story of a Spy' and 'Apne' has...
  • Prakash Raj's next to feature Sneha, Urvashi September 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Prakash Raj, who has made headlines for essaying varied roles in movies down south (including Kannada, Tamil and Telugu) has decided to start his production house. If reports are to be believed, plans are underway to remake the Malayalam movie 'Salt N Pepper', which had released in...
  • My only dream is to work with SRK: Urvashi Dholakia August 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Urvashi Dholakia, best remembered for playing a vamp on the small screen, has confessed that her dream has been to work with big screen superstar Shah Rukh Khan. "I'm finally and officially saying it today that my ONLY dream is to work with Shah Rukh Khan! I was,...
  • Sachiin Joshi: We may produce Remo D'Souza's next film August 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor producer Sachiin Joshi says he might produce choreographer-director Remo D'Souza's new project. "There are a lot of interesting films coming my way and I am looking at few scripts which are different from others. I am in talks with few directors and if things fall in place, we may...
  • Sunny Deol to shoot action sequence for his next July 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anil Sharma says he is all set to shoot the last portion of the action sequence for 'Singh Sahab The Great'(SSTG) with Sunny Deol. "Sunny Deol's action sequence is left to be shot. Last schedule, which will be shot in Mumbai, will get over by July 22. It has...
  • Anirudh, Arjun Coomaraswamy team up for 'Vanakkam Chennai' April 27, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil composer Anirudh Ravichander, composer of 'Kolaveri di', has roped in London-based R&B singer Arjun Coomaraswamy, to perform a song in upcoming romantic-comedy 'Vanakkam Chennai'. Known by his stage name Arjun, he became popular after composing the R&B cover version of the song 'Why this Kolaveri Di'. "Vanakkam Chennai, my next,...
  • Trisha to endorse her favourite ice cream brand March 28, 2013

    After a refreshing holiday, actor Trisha has returned back to films. Women-centric films being her fortay, the actor's next is 'Rum', ('Rambha Urvashi Menaka'), where she is playing one of the lead characters, sharing the screen space with actors Nikesha Patel, Isha Chawla and Charmee. Meanwhile, she had posted in...
  • Nervous Gul Panag walks the ramp for Urvashi Kaur March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Clad in a maroon body-hugging dress, Bollywood actress Gul Panag, who was the showstopper for designer Urvashi Kaur, dazzled the ramp amid loud cheering and live music at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2013. The 34-year-old former Miss India said she was initially nervous but got courage...
  • Never signed Ameesha for 'Singh Saheb': Anil Sharma March 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Urvashi Rautela, the 18-year-old, who is making her Bollywood debut with 'Singh Saheb The Great' has impressed director Anil Sharma, who believes she has a long way to go. "Urvashi is playing the leading lady in the film. She has done a wonderful job in the film. She has justified...
  • Urvashi Dholakia to do another non-fiction show January 21, 2013

    Mumbai: After winning 'Bigg Boss 6', Urvashi Dholakia is set to feature in another non-fiction show on Colors. "I will be seen doing something on Colors soon. The show is non-fiction but I don't think I have the liberty to say anything more as of now," she told IANS. Will you...
  • I never had any strategy as I'm too straightforward a person: Bigg Boss winner Urvashi Dholakia January 17, 2013

    In a fitting finale, television actress Urvashi Dholakia was announced as the winner of 'Bigg Boss 6'. Urvashi was among the top four contestants who were left in the house on the final day of the show. The actress won Rs 50 Lac cash prize and a glittering trophy as...
  • Bigg Boss 6: In a conversation with the winner Urvashi Dholakia January 15, 2013

    Urvashi Dholakia not only walked away with Rs 50 lakh price money from the Bigg Boss but also with the winners trophy. ...