12 Sep 2012
Afghanistan banned the YouTube website on Wednesday to stop Afghans watching a U.S.-made film insulting the Prophet Mohammad that sparked protests in North Africa and the killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya.
23 May 2016
Mumbai: Actress Prachi Desai, who is receiving positive reviews for her portrayal of former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin's first wife Naureen in the biographical sports drama film "Azhar", is set to watch the film with her and she is "eager" to know about Naureen's verdict.
05 Jul 2016
Riyadh: Four Saudi security personnel were killed and five others were wounded in a suicide bombing outside one of Islam's holiest sites, the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, the Interior Ministry has said yesterday.
17 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The mangalsutra in this movie, if you may, is the Hindu equivalent of Hollywood’s holy-cross that usually stands between mere mortals, and the evil spirit. This particular mangalsutra is also doubly blessed, as the mother-in-law puts it. Because, you know, it was taken to the ‘Jai Mata Di Vaishno Devi’ temple for an added layer of protective cover.
03 Sep 2016
New Delhi: If my gossip-reads serve me right, Akira is the name of Farhan Akhtar’s daughter. And she’s most likely named after Akira Kurosawa — the male Japanese master-director. Akira is also Japanese for ‘intelligent’.
16 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the plea against RJD strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin's release on bail. Chandrakeshwar Prasad, whose three sons were allegedly murdered by gangster- turned-politician, filed an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging Patna High Court’s order granting bail to the politician.
26 Aug 2016
This film is basically an attempt at big-screen entertainment aimed purely at kids. This is, as you know, a super-hero movie -- a comical one with an environmental message. And one can, somewhat, sense a franchise developing around the character.
21 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Veteran hockey player, Arjuna Awardee and recipient of the Padma Shri, Mohammad Shahid breathed his last due to multiple organ failure yesterday. As the news broke, tributes started flowing in from every direction. In a bid to do some detailed research, I looked up for information on the expert dribbler on the Internet and my search ended with some interesting observations.
19 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Meera (Tannishtha Chatterjee), a divorcee and single mother of Smitha (Maya Sathi), is an Australian of Indian origin. She is smart and independent, even so, she is under severe family pressure to find a nice Indian match.
13 Aug 2016
New Delhi: There isn’t as much wrong with this film as the fact that you wonder what's good about it. By the end of the film, you will be spectacularly bored by this humourless spectacle. And the question in your head is less likely to be: 'What is going on?' and more likely to be, 'Why is this going on forever?'