William Shakespeare

  • Jo Nesbo to retell William Shakespeare's Macbeth in new novel January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Jo Nesbo, the famous crime writer whose thrilling Harry Hole novels are a worldwide bestseller, has been commissioned by Hogarth Press for the retelling of one of William Shakespeare's finest tragedies. The tenth of the Harry Hole thrillers, Police is Nesbo's most recently released novel. The nailbiting, attentiongripping...
  • Shakespeare's school enrolls girl students for first time September 3, 2013

    The British all-boys school that famed English playwright William Shakespeare attended has opened its doors to girls for the first time in its 460-year history. Over 30 girls have started the September term taking their A-levels at King Edward VI School in Stratford-upon-Avon. More than 200 girls from 38 different schools...
  • I have learnt a lot from the directors I have worked with: Ravi Kishan July 23, 2013

    Bhojpuri superstar Ravi Kishan's two Hindi films 'Bajaatey Raho' and 'Issaq' will release on July 26. While 'Bajaatey Raho' is a revenge comedy, 'Issaq' is a desi adaptation of William Shakespeare's play 'Romeo and Juliet'. Actor Ravi Kishan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his upcoming movies...
  • Prateik hopes 'Issaq' proves to be his turning point July 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Prateik believes that the muchawaited turning point of his life can come with his upcoming release 'Issaq'. "Turning point of my life hasn't come yet. If you (audience) help me, then that turning point will come with 'Issaq'," the 26yearold said while addressing a young crowd at a college...
  • Shakespeare's works now in Punjabi March 6, 2013

    Mohali: It took a retired history professor two decades of meticulous effort to bring William Shakespeare closer to Punjab. Eighty-two-year Surjit Hans has finally translated all the works, including 38 plays, of the 16th century Bard of Avon into Punjabi. Hans, who taught history at Amritsar's Guru Nanak Dev University and...
  • '10 ml Love' will attract audiences: Tisca Chopra November 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Tisca Chopra will soon be seen in '10 ml Love', a film based on a William Shakespeare classic. She says the quirky title will draw viewers to theatres. "It is a comedy based on one of Shakespeare's fabulous works, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. The unusual title of the...
  • Romeo, Juliet fall in love in slum, fight drug lords January 6, 2008

    Rio de Janeiro: In Rocinha, Rio de Janeiros largest slum, a curious crowd has gathered around an unusual act. These narrow alley ways are often the site of gun fights between rival drug factions. But on this day the feuding families of William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet rule the streets. Actress...