03 Jun 2014
Mumbai: The Bollywood fraternity on Tuesday expressed grief over the untimely demise of Union Rural Development Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde.
06 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, whose English film 'A Decent Arrangement' releases in India on Friday, says the audience in the country is ready to accept their actors speaking in a different language and that language should never be a barrier in filmmaking.
04 Nov 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: Singer Hariharan will compose the theme song of the 35th edition of the National Games to be held in Kerala early next year. Penned by lyricist Javed Akhtar, the focus of the song will be national integration and sports fitness.
28 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Farhan Akhtar, who played Milkha Singh in biopic "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", feels the sprint legend's comments over the appointment of a Bollywood celebrity as the goodwill ambassador for the Indian contingent at Rio Olympics were taken out of context and twisted.
25 Oct 2013
Patna: Many characters in Bollywood films were modelled on ex-Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav to cash in on his funny disposition but the 'positive' transformation of Bihar now attracts praise for its citizens, noted lyricist and Rajya Sabha MP Javed Akhtar said.
05 Oct 2013
Mumbai: Acclaimed writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has penned a special speech which will be delivered by a key character in Anil Kapoor’s TV show ‘24’.
09 Jan 2014
New Delhi: The ‘Jack of all trades’, actor-director Farhan Akhtar has turned 40 today. Though he has started his career with direction, Farhan has carved a niche for him in singing and acting also. At 40, he’s not only an ace director, writer and producer, but also a dynamic actor, and if that wasn’t enough, he is also a singer and lyricist, making him a creative genius.
23 May 2016
Hanoi: Barack Obama today confirmed that Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US strike, hailing his death as an "important milestone" in efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan.
23 May 2016
Washington/Kabul: Afghan Taliban supremo Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a rare US drone strike deep inside Pakistan, Afghanistan announced yesterday, inflicting a body blow to the insurgents and removing a major "threat" to the fragile peace process in the war-torn country.
22 May 2016
Washington: The United States conducted a drone strike on Saturday against the leader of Afghan Taliban, likely killing him on the Pakistan side of the remote border region with Afghanistan in a mission authorized by US President Barack Obama, officials said.