Wish

  • 'Be Careful What You Wish For' leaves you craving for Archer's next book March 18, 2014

    After a year long wait and pondering on various permutations and combinations about what will happen to the characters after finishing the third book (Best Kept Secret) in The Clifton Chronicles series, I laid my hands on 'Be Careful What You Wish For' as soon as it got released worldwide....
  • Modi wishes nation on Holi, appeals people to change India's fate March 16, 2014

    BJP's Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi on Sunday extended greetings to the people on the occasion of Holi festival and appealed to them to change the country's fate in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. "The country has been submerged into the colour of elections. Election is the festival of Holi for...
  • Nayanatara turns 29, fans wish her on Twitter November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed, actress Nayantara, who turns a year older today came down to Kerala to celebrate her birthday with her family members. The southern actress kicked off her film career with Malayalam cinema and went on to be a lucky mascot for the filmmakers...
  • Modi tweets about Sonia Gandhi's health condition, wishes for her quick recovery August 27, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tueday wished Congress president Sonia Gandhi the best of health and at the same time said she should have been taken to the hospital in a well-equipped ambulance. "Glad to know that Sonia ji's health is fine. Wishing her the best of health in future,"...
  • Mohanlal's 'Red Wine' gets its climax changed March 29, 2013

    Before its release last week, Salam Bapu's 'Red Wine' was the most expected and most promoted movie among the three films slated for a release that weekend. But post release the movie featuring Mohanlal in the lead, Fahad fazil and Asif Ali didn't get the popular support that it...
  • Watch: Trailer of Mohanlal's 'Red Wine' is out March 11, 2013

    Mohanlal's upcoming Malayalam thriller is directed by Salam Bappu. The film produced by Gireesh Lal under the banner of Gowri Meenakshi Movies is named 'Red Wine' and stars Mohanlal with Fahad Fazil and Asif Ali in the lead roles. The film is scripted by newcomer Mammen K Rajan and the...
  • Mohanlal to star in Malayalam film 'Bandicoot' February 20, 2013

    It is official. Actor Mohanlal is going to be a part of Arun Vaidyanathan's 'Bandicoot'. The actor took to Twitter to announce the news. The Malayalam film is scheduled to release in theaters next year. Mohanlal seems to have his plate quite full this year also with two films...
  • What Bollywood stars wished everyone in 2013 January 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Good health, love, happiness and respect for women Bollywood celebrities have wished all this and more to their fans and loved ones on the first day of 2013. The celebrities took to Twitter to extend New Year wishes. Here's what they had to say: Amitabh Bachchan: Happy New Year to...
  • Year on TV 2012: Return of the small screen titans December 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Mona Singh, Amna Shariff, Varun Badola, Mukesh Khanna and Narayani Shastri... 2012 was the year when several stalwarts returned to the small screen, successfully crafting new images in serials they hoped were meaningful and different. And the audiences happily welcomed them back. Take Mona Singh, who was such a...
  • Not enough travel, wrong partner biggest lifetime regrets November 23, 2012

    London: People spend more than two hours a week dwelling on regrets, with not having travelled enough as the most common cause of remorse, a new UK study has found. More than half of those surveyed admitted wishing they had made a different life choice at some point, such as...
  • 'Chitrangada' is self retrospective: Rituparno September 3, 2012

    Kolkata: 'Chitrangada, the Crowning Wish', which has hit the screens, is a self retrospective trip for director Rituparno Ghosh, who also dons the hat of an actor in the film. "The film is about acceptance of a person's identity... It isn't just about sexuality or one's image with which he is...
  • WishTel launches Ira Comet HD tablet at Rs 9,999 August 29, 2012

    New Delhi: WishTel has announced the launch of a new tablet - Ira Comet HD - which has a 10.1-inch TFT LED multi-touch capacitive touchscreen. Priced at Rs 9,999, the WishTel Ira Comet HD runs Android 4.0 (Icecream sandwich) and is powered by 1.2 GHz processor with 1 GB RAM. ...
  • 'Chitrangada' Indian premier at Osian festival July 26, 2012

    Kolkata: Filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh's movie Chitrangada: The Crowning Wish, a contemporary interpretation of Rabindranath Tagore's eponymous dance drama, will have its Indian premiere at the 12th Osian's Cinefan Film Festival beginning in Delhi on July 27. In end-October, Chitrangada will travel to the South Asian Film Festival, Canada in Vancouver, Mahendra...
  • My Last Wish: A social network for the dying May 23, 2012

    London: A social network for the dying - called "My Last Wish" - has been created to help dying people meet others who have similar hopes and ambitions which they wish to achieve before they die. The free app, created by a software company called White Lotus Corporation, is available in...
  • Dia Mirza facing withdrawal symptoms November 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Dia Mirza is facing a big void after producing 'Love Breakups Zindagi', and says she is missing the fun on sets and her crew. "After working on a movie for a year and delivering I feel a void, serious withdrawal, I MISS MY CREW," Dia, 29, posted on her...
  • Girl gets charity wish met after death in crash July 28, 2011

    Seattle: In honor of her 9th birthday, Rachel Beckwith asked friends and family to donate money to bring clean water to an African village. Rachel was close to meeting her goal of raising $300 when she died last week after a car accident. In her memory, strangers have now made...
  • Happy Gudi Padwa, tweets Bollywood April 4, 2011

    Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Bipasha Basu and Madhur Bhandarkar among others, have wished their friends and fans good luck and wishes on the new year festivals of Gudi Padwa, Ugadi and Navreh. Actors and filmmakers took to microblogging site Twitter to extend their wishes. Here's what they had to say: Amitabh...
  • IIM-A student presents his Budget wishes February 23, 2011

    Top B-school students want the Finance Minister's attention regarding Budget 2011. ...
  • Arpita Singh 'Wish Dream' sells for $ 2.24 mn December 28, 2010

    New Delhi: Arpita Singh is still an old-fashioned idealist at heart, unruffled by the hype of her work fetching millions at the auction mart. The 73-year-old painter says her art is constantly evolving and recalls how she was once inspired by a tea carton. Singh made history this month by selling...
  • Harsh Roongta's budget wishlist February 16, 2010

    I am at it again…making pre-budget wishlist for this year's budget. Given the background behind the forthcoming budget and realizing that the Finance Minister has little to give away by way of financial sops, I am going to be a little circumspect about my wishlist from this budget. The biggest expectation...
  • Winners of the Readers' Review Contest November 21, 2009

    The results of the Readers' Review Contest are out. See if you are one of the winners of the Readers' Review Contest from last week's episode of Now Showing. Ankit Saxena, Jaipur (Tum Mile) Aarti M Patil, Thane (Aao Wish Karein) Anitha. Hyderabad (Aao Wish Karein) Ashwin, Bangalore (2012) Vijay Assudani, Ahmedabad (2012) ...
  • Filmi Fiscal: Tum Mile gets Luke warm response November 17, 2009

    The three releases are Emraan - Soha starrer Tum Mile, Aftab - Aamna starrer Aao Wish Karein and the much talked about disaster film 2012. ...
  • Masand's Movie Review: Aao Wish Karein talks down to kids November 14, 2009

    Cast: Aftab Shivdasani, Aamna Sharif, Tiku Talsania Direction: Glen Barretto About time filmmakers stopped second-guessing kids by making films they think children would like, instead of taking the trouble to find out what they indeed want to watch. Aao Wish Karein, inspired from the Tom Hanks-starrer Big, is the kind of film...
  • Pics: Salman, Kareena visit Make A Wish Foundation kids October 13, 2009

    Main Aur Mrs Khanna stars Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor took some time out to bond with the children of Make A Wish foundation and fulfill one of their cherished wishes on Sunday night. ...
  • Jaswant Singh's book on Jinnah tops chart August 20, 2009

    New Delhi: The controversial book Jinnah: India-Partition Independence by Jaswant Singh predictably tops the non-fiction section of the bestseller list in the first week of its release while Ali Sethi's The Wish Maker: A Novel continued at the No.1 position in the fiction category for the third week in a...
  • Youths want change, don't want to be part of change August 20, 2009

    People don't care about development of their village and try to make themselves free from problems like militancy, poverty and violence. ...
  • Amartya Sen top author of the week August 13, 2009

    New Delhi: Amartya Sen's The Idea of Justice dominated the non-fiction section among best-selling books in the city in the first week of its release while The Wish Maker: A Novel by Ali Sethi continued to retain its number one position in the fiction category. The top 10 books in each...
  • Pakistani writer Ali Sethi's The Wish Maker debuts August 3, 2009

    New Delhi: The Wish Maker is one of the latest books to hit the stands and Ali Sethi is the author who makes an international debut. The book is a drama incorporating the Zulfikar Ali Bhutto days, weaving through Benazir Bhutto's era and to the General Pervez Musharraf reign. It...
  • The Wish Maker: A novel by Ali Sethi July 20, 2009

    The dazzling fiction debut the whole world is talking about is Penguin Books India's forthcoming publication The Wish Maker, a novel by Ali Sethi. Published by Hamish Hamilton, Penguin India's newly launched literary imprint The Wish Maker, in Ali Sethi's mature and sure-handed prose, is an engaging family saga, an...
  • Zindagi Live salutes the never-say-die spirits March 23, 2009

    Their positive outlook towards life have made them heroes in their own rights. ...