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  • Vikram Phadnis to team up with Bipasha Basu for directorial debut? November 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Designer Vikram Phadnis, who is now all set to be a director, has reportedly roped in Bipasha Basu to play the female lead in his film. A source close the actress revealed, "Yes, it's true Vikram has roped in Bipasha for his directorial debut. She will start shooting for the...
  • Vikram Bhatt to direct 'Dhadkan 2' October 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt is set to helm 'Dhadkan 2', which will roll from March 2015. "Yes, I have approached Vikram and we are working on the script right now. It's too early to talk about the star cast, but, yes, Vikram will be directing the film," producer Ratan Jain,...
  • US: Indian wins Sarnat Prize for mental health research October 21, 2014

    Washington: An Indian medical researcher has been awarded the US-based Institute of Medicine's (IOM) 2014 Sarnat Prize for his contributions to improving mental health care in developing countries. Vikram Patel on Monday was presented with the Sarnat Prize, which consists of a medal and USD 20,000, at IOM's annual meeting in...
  • SIAM, Tata Motors, Nissan welcome diesel deregulation October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Motors and Nissan Motor India, besides automobile industry body SIAM, on Tuesday welcomed the government's move to deregulate diesel prices in the country. "This is a long-awaited measure and I am extremely happy that the Prime Minister has seized the opportunity of...
  • Actor Vikram sweating out the Hindi dialogues for 'I' October 12, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Vikram, who has been dubbing for his upcoming Tamil film 'I' in Hindi over the last few days, is said to be putting in extra effort to get his lines right. He's apparently spending hours to prepare and dub in Hindi without an accent. "Vikram sir wants to get...
  • e lounge unwind: In conversation with Vikram on 'I' October 4, 2014

    CNN-IBN Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Tamil star Vikram about his upcoming film 'I'. The actor will be seen playing three roles which include a hunchback and a werewolf. ...
  • Idol Chat: Tamil star Vikram talks about his upcoming film 'I' October 4, 2014

    CNN-IBN Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Tamil star Vikram about his upcoming film 'I'. The actor will be seen playing three roles which include a hunchback and a werewolf. "It takes so much time to put on the make-up. The entire process takes about four hours every time," said the...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Haider' and 'Bang Bang' October 4, 2014

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN IBN Movies Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Haider' and 'Bang Bang'. He also talks to Tamil superstar Vikram about the role he plays in his upcoming movie 'I'. ...
  • GSLV MK III will make India self-reliant in space: Scientist September 27, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: India does not need to rely on foreign countries for launching heavier communication satellites once its experimental mission of GSLV Mark III tasted success, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) Director M Chandra Dathan on Saturday said. "The GSLV Mark III, scheduled to be launched in November first week, will carry...
  • 10 films directed by Shankar that you need to see before 'I' hits the theatres September 18, 2014

    With the filmmaker's magnum opus about to hit the screens, you might want to catch up on Shankar's previous gems. ...
  • 10 Indian films we think Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger must watch September 17, 2014

    Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger's image in the average Indian's mind is almost synonymous with his 'Terminator' persona. We have all grown up watching his films. Now that he's shown interest in working with Tamil filmmaker Shankar, we have a list of films he should check out, you know, as preparation....
  • Ujjain: 13 VHP, Bajrang Dal activists arrested for attacking Vikram University VC September 17, 2014

    Ujjain: Thirteen Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal activists were arrested on Wednesday in connection to the commotion caused by a group of allegedly right wing activists at the University of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. Vice Chancellor of Vikram University Jawahar Kaul suffered a minor attack and had to...
  • Vikram's beastly look in 'I' crafted by the same Academy Awardwinning studio who designed visual effects for 'Avatar', 'Lord of the Rings' September 17, 2014

    Chennai: A New Zealand based studio known for its stunning visual effects in Hollywood movies has done the make up for the hero in ace director Shankar's upcoming mega budget Tamil film "I." The hero, Vikram, also plays the role of an eyesorish man and makeup for the character was done...
  • Ujjain: University VC attacked for appeal to help Kashmir flood victims September 16, 2014

    Ujjain: A group of alleged right wing activists went on the rampage at a university in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh over an aid appeal for victims of devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir, the vice chancellor said on Tuesday. The mob of young men stormed the Vikram University campus on Monday,...
  • Shankar's 'I' teaser dissected: Prepare to get thrilled by Vikram, who features as two beasts and two heroes September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Okay, we might not have looked at Indian beasts and creatures with too much approval in the past, but this is different. Like, totally different. If you (like us) have been thinking that Indian films should leave the supernatural/special effectsheavy stuff to Hollywood, you are wrong. When we heard...
  • 'I' teaser: With beefed up physique, Vikram is almost unrecognisable in Shankar's muchawaited film September 15, 2014

    Finally the wait is over. The teaser of Chiyaan Vikram's sci fi film, 'I' is out. And as expected, the teaser has begun to gain massive publicity on social media. Directed by Shankar, the film feature Vikram, Amy Jackson in key roles. It is interesting to see how easily...
  • 'Creature 3D' tweet review: This one is strictly for Bipasha Basu's fans September 12, 2014

    Directed by Vikram Bhatt, Creature 3D is touted to be India's first 3D monster thriller sciencefiction film. The movie has a lot of VFX which is supposedly the USP. Bipasha Basu has again shown her neverending love for horror flicks and played the main lead...
  • 'I' motion poster: Vikram is the beauty as well as the beast in this highlyanticipated film September 12, 2014

    Catch the first glimpse of Chiyaan Vikram's 'I' directed by Shankar. Watch the motion poster of the AR Rahman musical and get ready for September 15. ...
  • Hope Indians support 'Creature 3D' for indigenous technology: Bipasha Basu September 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Describing as a "very tough experience" the shooting of her forthcoming film 'Creature 3D' which brings to Indian audiences a fresh genre of cinema, Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday hoped Indian viewers will appreciate the work of indigenous technicians. The movie, slated to release Sep 12, is a creaturebased thriller...
  • Was Vikram Bhatt sceptical about casting Bipasha Basu due to her BO debacles? No. It is all about trust, says the filmmaker August 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Bipasha Basu's career wasn't going great guns when Vikram Bhatt cast her for his new movie "Creature 3D". But the director, who has earlier worked with her on "Raaz", says it's all a matter of trust. Both celebrities are currently busy promoting "Creature 3D". Asked if he was sceptical about casting...
  • Illegal, fake drug racket rocks Assembly; BJP for CBI enquiry July 25, 2014

    An illegal drug racket busted recently in the state capital rocked the Assembly on Friday with opposition BJP demanding CBI probe into it alleging involvement of health department officials. Raising the issue during Question Hour, BJP MLA Vikram Kunwar asked how license was reissued to Hanuman Drug Agency in April when...
  • Illegal, fake drug racket rocks Assembly; BJP demands CBI enquiry July 25, 2014

    An illegal drug racket busted recently in the state capital rocked the Assembly on Friday with opposition BJP demanding CBI probe into it alleging involvement of health department officials. Raising the issue during Question Hour, BJP MLA Vikram Kunwar asked how license was reissued to Hanuman Drug Agency in April when...
  • Remembering Kargil hero Capt Vikram Batra July 25, 2014

    Captain Adhau remembers Karhil hero Captain Vikram Batra ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas on Saturday, July 26. ...
  • 1137 teachers sacked over fake degree, invalid documents July 22, 2014

    Bihar government on Tuesday said that the services of 1137 fixed pay teachers in schools have been terminated as they had acquired the job on the basis of fake and invalid documents and initiated action against those responsible for their appointment. This was told by state Education Minister Brishen Patel in...
  • I'm very comfortable with 3D, says Vikram Bhatt July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Vikram Bhatt is ready with "Creature", his fourth film shot in 3D. He says he feels more at home with the format now than 2D. "This is my fourth 3D film after 'Raaz 3', 'Haunted' and 'Dangerous Ishhq'. So I am finding myself more at home with 3D more...
  • Modi dedicates India's largest warship INS Vikramaditya to the nation June 14, 2014

    Panaji: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dedicated the the country's latest warship aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation. Arriving on board the warship in a Sea King chopper, the Prime Minister was given the ceremonial guard of honour by the Navy and was briefed about the warship. Off...
  • India's Vikram Joshi wins the World Quizzing Championships June 9, 2014

    India's Vikram Joshi has won the World Quizzing Championships. Vikram scored 176 points out of a possible 210 including a full house in the History category. USA's Steve Perry took the second spot with a score of 174 and in third place was World Quizzing Champion, England's Kevin Ashman with...