Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan turned 51 on Tuesday, and as a gift to his fans, he welcomed them into his life with the launch of his mobile application titled ‘Being In Touch’. Salman — known for portraying myriad shades on the cinematic canvas, be it his iconic ‘Prem’ avatar, zany police officer Read more..
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood says working with legendary actor Jackie Chan taught him about the importance of staying grounded after becoming successful. “The biggest learning that I got after working with Jackie Chan is that no matter what you achieve in life, you have to be grounded and connected to your Read more..
Lucknow, Dec 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday gave away subsidies worth Rs 9.41 crore to 21 films under its Film policy. Giving away the subsidy, in presence of a bevy of film stars, including Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Ravi Kishen and director Anurag Kashyap, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said his government Read more..
London, Dec 27 (IANS) A George Michael lookalike joined mourners to lay flowers outside the late singers home in Oxfordshire. The man with an identical dark goatee was spotted paying his respects on Monday, reports mirror.co.uk. The unidentified man joined a host of other mourners who made the journey to the late singer’s home after Read more..
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Upcoming Hindi film “Haraamkhor”, the trailer of which was launched on Tuesday, was shot in 16 days. Shlok Sharma, the movie’s director, credits his actors and team members for the speedy and “spot on” job. The movie, which features Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Shweta Tripathi, is set in real locations. “It was Read more..
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) The Haryana government will screen Aamir Khan’s hit film “Dangal” at a film festival to be organised across the state as part of the state’s golden jubilee celebrations, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Tuesday. “A film festival would be organised in Haryana during the Swarna Jayanti Year where ‘Dangal’ Read more..
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Make sure you choose sunglasses with protection from ultraviolet, and you determine the shape of your face before you step out to shop for them, says an expert. Ganesh Iyer, Country Head at Coolwinks, an online portal for purchasing quality eyewear, rolled out a few tips for you to buy Read more..
San Francisco, Dec 27 (IANS) In a yet another high-profile Twitter account compromise this year, the hacker group OurMine broke into Sony Music’s Twitter account, flashing a news that famous singer Britney Spears “is dead by accident”. “Britney Spears is dead by accident! We will tell you more soon #RIPBrtiney,” the tweet from OurMine read Read more..
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The year coming to a close saw the unraveling of several key events at both the international and domestic levels. A lot of these do have the potential to shape the imminent and not-so-near future. At an international political-economy level, three events have the potential to impact global growth, governance Read more..
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) If you are baffled at the speed at which jokes, videos and GIFs reach your WhatsApp account from groups or friends almost at the same time, remember that such posts are being planned and executed by teams sitting in some corner of the country to bombard the maximum number accounts at Read more..
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) From demonetisation adding to box office’s blues and calls to ban Pakistani artistes, to directors at odds with the censor board and celebrities going public with their personal battles — for Bollywood, the year 2016 ranked high in the controversy counter. IANS lists the biggest controversies of 2016. * Money trouble Read more..
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The euphoria over sending its biggest contingent ever to the Olympics did not last as the performance of Indian athletes did not measure up to promise. It was a crushing reminder to not only sports authorities but also to an expectant nation that believed medals were just there for the taking Read more..