06 Mar 2014
Washington: Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra's critically acclaimed film "The Lunchbox" beat out Hollywood movies, Oscar contenders, and all other foreign-language films to score the number one per-theatre average gross of any film in North America last weekend.
28 Feb 2014
Washington: Ritesh Batra, director of the critically acclaimed movie ‘The Lunchbox’, has urged Indian filmmakers to make films for the world as India has a wealth of stories to tell.
28 Feb 2014
Washington: Back in 2007 Indian-American filmmaker Ritesh Batra had embedded with Mumbai's 'dabbawallas' for a couple of weeks while trying to make a documentary about them, but instead ended up making "The Lunchbox".
13 Feb 2014
Mumbai: Ritesh Batra, who has been on an awards winning spree for his film "The Lunchbox", has been missing from the events. He says he was busy promoting the film in the US.
11 Aug 2012
Stunned by the national team's humiliating bottom-place finish in the London Olympics, Hockey India secretary general Narender Batra, while taking full responsibility, has ordered an internal inquiry into the debacle.
11 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Hockey India secretary general Narinder Batra on Wednesday took moral "responsibility" for the country's early ouster from the Hero FIH Junior Men's World Cup and apologized to the fans for letting them down.
24 Sep 2013
New Delhi: National Award winning costume designer Niharika Bhasin Khan said that taking up the task to design for ‘The Lunchbox’ was one of the quickest decisions she ever made. She gave it her best shot despite the budget constraints.
15 Oct 2013
New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday announced the appointment of Terry Walsh, who has represented Australia in three Olympics, as chief coach of the senior men's national team.
01 Oct 2013
Mumbai: A scathing letter from the Film Federation of India (FFI) took ‘The Lunchbox’ director to task for his derogatory remarks about the jury's selection of The Good Road as India's official entry to the Oscars, and demanded an unconditional apology.
20 Jul 2013
Mumbai: At the first look launch of "Supermodel", the film's lead actress Veena Malik revealed that she and her co-star and ex-flame Ashmit Patel did not talk to each other while shooting for the movie in Fiji and it spelt worries for director Navin Batra.