Daily Archives: December 17, 2012

Captain Dhoni blames batsmen and seniors for defeat

Captain Dhoni blames batsmen and seniors for defeat For Mahendra Singh Dhoni, life cannot get tougher. Having suffered whitewashes in England and Australia last year, India’s captain suffered the ignominy of losing a home series to England. Instead of taking a major share of the blame for his uninspired captaincy in the four-match series, which

Farooque Shaikh: LISTEN AMAYA deals with two generations

Farooque Shaikh: LISTEN AMAYA deals with two generations However he made a resounding comeback with the National Award winning, LAHORE, and followed it up with the topical SAAS BAHU AUR SENSEX . And the good news is that early 2013 will see him in the already talked about LISTEN AMAYA. FULL

OUATIM sequel is 40 per cent complete-IE

Milan Luthria has shot almost 40 per cent of Once Upon A Time Again. Since the film is set in the 1970s, it is being shot in locations like Fort area, Charni Road, Marine Drive in Mumbai as these locales have still retained the old world look. The shooting will wrap up in March next

Ajay Devgn to play Arvind Kejriwal in Satyagraha

Subhash K Jha (MUMBAI MIRROR; December 16, 2012)   That the audience would recognise present-day politicians in the characters of Prakash Jha’s Satyagraha, had been reported by this newspaper. Here’s one to start with: Ajay Devgn will play a role modelled on activist-politician Arvind Kejriwal in the film.

Tena Desae sizzles in bikini in Table No 21

Parag Maniar (BOMBAY TIMES; December 17, 2012)   After her much-acclaimed performance in the Hollywood film, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Tena Desae will be next seen in Bollywood’s Table No 21 with Rajeev Khandelwal.

Randeep Hooda-Alia Bhatt in Imtiaz Ali’s Highway

Priya Gupta (BOMBAY TIMES; December 17, 2012)   Imtiaz Ali, known for his popular romantic films, has Randeep Hooda and Alia Bhatt playing the lead couple in his next film titled Highway. Bombay Times has learnt from sources that the film is a love story about two extremely opposite people who come together. We’ll wait

CBSE students to now study Rajinikanth’s life story

BOMBAY TIMES (December 17, 2012)   Rajinikanth’s life story has been included in a chapter for students of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in the Learning to Communicate (Course Book 6). The chapter is titled ‘From Bus Conductor to Superstar’ and it comes under the category ‘Dignity Of Work’. The lesson has reportedly been

Girl gang-raped in moving bus in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A medical student in her twenties, who was traveling with her male friend in a whiteline bus from Munirka to Uttam Nagar area in west Delhi, was allegedly gang-raped by a group of men inside the moving bus and thrown off the vehicle near Mahipalpur in south Delhi on late Sunday night. The

JTHJ, Talaash, Khiladi 786 – Was the wait worth it?

Last quarter of 2012 isn’t exactly going as per plans. ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’, ‘Son of Sardaar’, ‘Talaash’ and ‘Khiladi 786?, all biggies boasting of superstar actors, were expected to put the box office on fire. Wait, before the box office comes in, they were also expected to be classics. Okay, let’s keep ‘Son of

Reliance To Back Thuppakki Remake

by Box Office India (December 15, 2012) There was talk that AR Murugadoss’ recent Tamil film being directed by him with Akshay Kumar in the lead would be backed by Eros International. But the latter walked out as they felt the money involved was way too much. Since then, everyone’s been wondering who would back