Zarina

  • Priyanka Chopra on 'Dil Dhadakne Do': We drove each other crazy just like a real family, but hung out every single night September 1, 2014

    What happens when a dysfunctional family gets together on a cruise around the world? According to actress Priyanka Chopra, it gets real crazy. In an interview to CNN-IBN entertainment editor Rajeev Masand, Chopra talked about her experience of working with filmmaker Zoya Akhtar in the upcoming movie, 'Dil Dhadakne Do'. While the...
  • Aditya Pancholi, Zarina Wahab file Rs 100 crore defamation suit against Jiah Khan's mother July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor couple Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, whose son Suraj is facing charges of abetting the suicide of actress Jiah Khan, have filed a Rs 100 crore defamation suit in the Bombay High Court against Rabbiya Khan, the mother of the deceased. Two days back, the High Court, hearing Rabbiya's...
  • Halep, Lisicki reach Wimbledon quarterfinals July 1, 2014

    London: French Open runner-up Simona Halep breezed into the quarterfinals at Wimbledon on Tuesday with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan. The third-seeded Romanian needed just 57 minutes to beat the 72nd-ranked Diyas, who was playing at Wimbledon for the first time. Her next opponent will be 2013 finalist...
  • Provide security to rape survivors, women's commission chairman tells police June 7, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh State Women Commission (UPSWC) on Friday directed the police chiefs of those districts, where incidents of rape have taken place, to provide security to the victims while ensuing justice for them. UPSWC Chairman Zarina Usmani on Friday said she spoke to Superintendents of Police of Sultanpur, Gonda, Muzaffarnagar,...
  • Zarina Begum: Awadh's last surviving royal singer May 28, 2014

    Zarina Begum, 87, known to be the only living court singer of the Awadh Court and one of the most popular singers of 1950s and 1960s, lives a life of anonymity today. The sole surviving singer who can voice the baithak thumri once sung in Lucknow's royal houses, today struggles to...
  • Dominika Cibulkova reaches Malaysian Open semis April 18, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia rallied to beat Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Friday and reach the semi-finals of the Malaysian Open. The 10th-ranked Cibulkova saved 20 break points to prevail over her sixth-seeded opponent after more than 2 ½ hours. Cibulkova will play third-seeded Karolina Pliskova...
  • Go on a date with Ranbir Kapoor, spend the day with Priyanka Chopra and fly with SRK April 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A starry fundraising auction will offer a chance to fly with superstar Shah Rukh Khan on his private jet, win a dinner date with heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor and spend an entire day with Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra. Swades Foundation, founded by former UTV boss Ronnie and wife Zarina Screwvala,...
  • Sooraj hasn't been on a picnic, says Aditya Pancholi July 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Aspiring actor Sooraj Pancholi, who is out on bail after a 20-day ordeal in prison for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan's suicide, is now trying to get back to his routine life. But he has to report to the police station every alternate day. Sooraj, who was arrested on June...
  • Extremely happy that my son is back home: Zarina Wahab July 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Sooraj Pancholi, who was in judicial custody for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan's death, has got bail and returned home. His mother Zarina Wahab is relieved and says she is also praying for the 'Nishabd' actor. Sooraj, who was arrested June 10, was granted bail by Bombay High Court Monday....
  • Snapshot: Zarina Wahab and Aditya Pancholi escort son Suraj back home July 3, 2013

    Concerned parents of Suraj Pancholi, actors Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab escorted their son back home after he was released on bail by the Bombay High Court on 2 July, 2013. Later, Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab also held a press conference at their residence. Suraj was arrested by the...
  • Sooraj Pancholi's parents thank judge, god for his bail July 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Aditya Pancholi and his wife Zarina Wahab's 20-day ordeal of watching their only son Sooraj, an aspiring actor, imprisoned for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan's death, has ended. The parents thank the judiciary and the god. Sooraj, who was arrested June 10, was granted bail by the Bombay High Court...
  • Aditya Pancholi booked for attacking neighbour Bhargav Patel June 28, 2013

    Mumbai: For the second time in six months, Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi is in trouble for allegedly punching and assaulting his neighbor, police said here on Friday. This time, Pancholi, 48, has been booked - but not arrested yet - for attacking his 55-year-old neighbour and educationist Bhargav Patel Thursday, an...
  • Suraj Pancholi is incapable of violence against anyone, says former girlfriend June 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Janvi Taurakhia, Suraj Pancholi's former girlfriend, says she never encountered the violent abusive man who stands accused of abetting actress Jiah Khan's suicide. She has said Suraj is the most gentle and soft-hearted person she has known. Suraj, son of Bollywood actor-couple Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, is in judicial...
  • Suneil Shetty: What's happened to Jiah Khan, Suraj Pancholi is wrong June 22, 2013

    New Delhi: A Mumbai court turned down the bail application of actor Suraj Pancholi in Jiah Khan suicide case on May 21. While Suraj's arrest has sparked off rumors of Suneil Shetty's decision to re-consider daughter Athiya's launchpad, the actor opens up to IBNLive about his plan of action to...
  • I wouldn't mind directing Suraj Pancholi: Sanjay Leela Bhansali June 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Sanjay Leela Bhansali says Suraj Pancholi, who is in judicial custody on the charge of abetting suicide of actress Jiah Khan, was extremely hard working and focussed when he assisted him on 'Guzaarish'. Not many know that Suraj's father Aditya Pancholi and Bhansali live in the same building, though on...
  • Jiah Khan's letter will be sent to handwriting expert: Police June 18, 2013

    Mumbai: A police officer has termed as "media speculation" that late actress Jiah Khan's six-page letter does not match her handwriting, saying that no such statement had been released and the letter would be sent for forensic examination. "There is no new development as such. All these reports in the media...
  • My son has done no wrong, says Aditya Pancholi June 16, 2013

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court deferred the hearing of Suraj Pancholi's bail plea till June 21. He was held on the charge of abetting suicide of actress Jiah Khan and his actor father Aditya Pancholi says his son is not guilty and that the jail experience will make him stronger. "Let my...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: If my son is guilty, he will be punished, says Zarina Wahab June 14, 2013

    Actor Suraj Pancholi's mother Zarina Wahab spoke to our Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand about her son who was arrested for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan's suicide. She denied that her son was in a live-in relationship with the late actress and she also said if he is guilty then he...
  • Suraj was not right for Jiah Khan, says Zarina Wahab June 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Zarina Wahab says she agrees with Jiah Khan's mother that her son Sooraj was not the right person for the 'Nishbad' actress, who committed suicide last week. Jiah committed suicide at her residence in Mumbai's Juhu area June 3. She was 25. On June 13, a Mumbai court sent Sooraj, son...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: Zarina confident that truth will come out June 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Defending her son Suraj, who has been arrested for abetting the suicide of his girlfriend and actress Jiah Khan, Zarina Wahab insists that truth will eventually come out. Jiah, 25, was found hanging at her flat in Sagar Sangeet Building in the posh Juhu area on June 3 around...
  • Jiah, my son weren't in a live-in relationship: Suraj Pancholi's mother June 12, 2013

    Suraj Pancholi's mother Zarina Wahab spoke to CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand about her son who was arrested for allegedly abetting actor Jiah Khan's suicide. She denied that her son was in a live-in relationship with the late actress and she also said that if he is guilty then he...
  • Snapshot: Zarina Wahab accompanies son Suraj Pancholi for court hearing June 12, 2013

    All this while, Suraj Pancholi was being accompanied by his father, controversial actor Aditya Pancholi. But on Tuesday as Suraj made his way to the court on charges of abetting Jiah Khan's suicide, his mother actress Zarina Wahab was seen accompanying him. This was Wahab's first appearance ever since the...
  • Note recovered in actress Jiah Khan suicide case June 9, 2013

    Mumbai: In the Jiah Khan alias Nafisa Khan suicide case, police have recovered a note purportedly written by the actress speaking about her disturbed relationship with her boyfriend Sooraj Pancholi in Mumbai, an official said on Saturday. The note was recovered on Friday, the official said. "Jiah Khan's mother has handed...
  • This Friday, romance battles terror at theatres February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The first Friday of March has two entirely different movies hitting the box-office. If 'I Me Aur Main' is a romantic drama, 'The Attacks of 26/11', is a crime thriller based on the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. 'I Me Aur Main' revolves around three characters played by John Abraham,...
  • 100 Years of Cinema: History of kissing on screen February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: For almost four decades, Bollywood's only association with intimacy was two nodding dandelions and the camera panning to logs burning in the fireplace. Desire was portrayed through symbolism on the celluloid as filmmakers learned to fear the censor board. But this wasn't always the case in cinema's 100...
  • Now Shahrukh Khan worries for 'Vishwaroopam' January 31, 2013

    'Vishwaroopam' the very name of the movie saddens us due to the various problems and hindrances it has faced. Actor, Kamal Hassan the man behind this big work has been giving away his emotional press meets expressing his grievances. Due to the strong opposition from the Muslim groups, the film...
  • 'Vishwaroop', 'Midnight's Children' to hit box office together January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: It's a clash of the titans at the box-office this Friday as 'Vishwaroop', the Hindi version of Kamal Haasan's controversial Tamil film 'Vishwaroopam', hits the Indian screens along with Deepa Mehta's 'Midnight's Children', based on Salman Rushdie's Booker Prize-winning controversial novel of the same name. Directed and produced by...
  • Watch: 'Vishwaroopam's DTH press meet January 6, 2013

    An upcoming Tamil spy thriller written, directed and co produced by Kamal Haasan that features himself in the lead role,'Vishwaroopam' has Rani Mukerji, Rahul Bose, Andrea Jeremiah and Jaideep Ahlawat is in supporting roles. The movie has music by Shankar Ehsaan Loy, with lyrics by Vairamuthu and Kamal Haasan in...
  • Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam' gets U certificate October 12, 2012

    Kamal Haasan's Tamil spy thriller 'Vishwaroopam' has been cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) with an U-certificate with minor cuts. Its Hindi version, titled 'Vishwaroop', has got an A-rating without any cuts. Kamal has written, directed and co-produced the film and he also stars in it alongside Pooja...
  • Business, creativity have to exist together: Zarina Mehta August 8, 2012

    Zarina Mehta Age: 50 Education: BA Economics from St Xavier's College, Mumbai Last Position: Cofounder and Chief Creative Officer, Broadcast, Disney UTV New Position: Managing Trustee, Swades Foundation Interests: Food, books, music Q. You've been one of the cofounders at UTV. What's it like leaving it all now? A: Letting go is the hardest thing...