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Anil Ambani, the proprietor of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group is the third richest Indian and sixth richest in the world whose net worth property is US$ 43 billion. Anil Ambani is most fortunate to have seen the rapid growth of his industry and business even doubled in one year. Anil was born in Mumbai in 1959 and was educated in Mumbai University and the Wharton School Penynsylvia. Anil Ambani is the founder of Reliance Energy, Reliance Capital and former vice-chairman of Reliance Industries limited. Anil Ambani after the partition of the property between his brother and himself heads ADAG, which has been one of the supreme industrial groups with paramount importance. Ambani in addition of all this is the member of the board of governors Indian Institute of Ahmedabad, and Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Anil was also in 2004 nominated as the member of the Rajya Sabha by the support of Samajwadi Party but he resigned. Anil is for more than 15 years has been linked with entertainment industry. He has taken over Adlabs, the movie production company thus widening the scope of his industry. Besides this English Premier League has been bought by Anil Ambani that elucidates his love for game and its industrialization. For the immeasurable service to Indian industry Anil has made, he has been conferred upon with so many prizes and reverences. Businessman of the year award-1997, CEO of the year award 2004, First Wharton India alumni award etc.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Anil Sharma, whose "Singh Sahab The Great" is almost ready, says the Sunny Deol starrer is slated for Oct 11 release, two days before Dussehra.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Preity Zinta's debut production "Ishkq in Paris", which released this Friday, has managed to touch the hearts of film industry members like Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar. Preity was delighted with their presence at the movie's premiere.
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Despite an unsuccessful Telugu debut, southern actress Neelam Upadhyaya managed to find a strong foothold in the industry. She credits luck for her success and says it is vital to survive in the competitive industry.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India and China should focus on trading in their own currencies, the rupee and renminbi, instead of the US dollar, as this would help reduce risk and cut exchange costs, Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani said Monday.
Kozhikode, May 18 (IANS) Kerala and Himachal Pradesh Saturday announced they will strengthen implementation of their rural development projects by sharing information about feasible models and best practices.
Film: "The Great Gatsby"; Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton, Amitabh Bachchan; Directed by: Baz Luhrmann; Rating***1/2
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Reliance Capital Thursday said its net profit surged by 77 percent to Rs.812 crore ($149 million) in the financial year ended March 31, 2013.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) After watching the promos of daughter Sonam Kapoor's forthcoming film "Raanjhanaa", Anil Kapoor says people will like the "earthy love story" when it comes out June 21.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Renowned Indian American health expert Mukesh Hariawala will address the fourth edition of the India Leadership Conclave 2013 in Mumbai next month.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Over 300 iconic leaders, including Reliance Industries owner Mukesh Ambani and Tata Group ex-chairman Ratan Tata, will take part in the fourth edition of the India Leadership Conclave 2013, which has been organised by the Network 7 Media Group and the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Reliance Power, a part of the Anil Ambani-led group, Monday reported a 94 percent rise in total income for the fourth quarter of 2012-13 at Rs.1,265 crore ($233 million) and a 15-percent increase in new profit at Rs.266 crore ($49 million).
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The Reliance Industries (RIL)-led consortium operating the offshore KG-D6 gas fields plans to serially invest $5 billion to reverse falling output.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor and Abhay Deol, who had a falling out during "Aisha", have sorted out their differences and were cordial to each other on the sets of "Raanjhanaa", says director Anand L. Rai.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Tusshar Kapoor wants his sister Ekta Kapoor to marry before him and adds that there is no age limit for marriage nowadays.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Bollywood's chirpy, young and fashionable actress Sonam Kapoor loves being surrounded by her ilk and feels men sometimes "bring negativity" into women's lives.
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) A day after Karnataka recorded high voting of over 71 percent in the assembly election, political leaders Monday assessed its impact and hoped for a clear verdict Wednesday when vote count would take place.
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who will step into the shoes of Rekha to play a chirpy carefree young girl in the "Khubsoorat" remake, says she is completely in awe of the "Umrao Jaan" actress.
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who will be representing India at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, feels Indian cinema is unique because of its emotional content.
Dubai/London, May 6 (ANI): The International Cricket Council today announced that the annual ICC Cricket Committee meeting will take place in London on May 28 and 29.
Dubai, May 6 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday announced that its annual Cricket Committee meeting will take place in London May 28-29.
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) A brilliant story, taut scripting, effective dialogues and great performances by the cast made "Powder" a perfect crime show for small screen. But its director Atul Sabharwal, who is making his big screen debut "Auragnzeb", says the show did not get high ratings because of its timings. He feels television is not an effective medium.
Film: Shootout At Wadala; Starring: Anil Kapoor, John Abraham, Tusshar Kapoor, Kangna Ranaut, Sonu Sood, Manoj Bajpai, Ronit Roy; Directed by Sanjay Gupta; Rating: ***
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): An official delegation will be travelling to Lausanne, Switzerland to attend a meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor is impressed with his former co-star Madhuri Dixit and the promos of dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 6".
"Could we, the sons of India, ever be able to see Indian images on screen?," wondered Dhundiraj Govind Phalke as he saw a French film, "The Life of Christ". Gripped by nationalistic fervour, Phalke, better known as Dada Saheb Phalke, went on to make in his own words the country's first "swadeshi" (indigenous) feature-length film, "Raja Harishchandra", which was released in May 3, 1913.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Supreme Court has questioned the Central Government's decision to grant Z-class security to Mukesh Ambani, a "private businessman", and not paying heed to the security of the common man.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday adversely commented on the home ministry providing security to a Mumbai businessman, indirectly referring to the recent decision of provide Z+ security to Reliance India Limited chairman and CEO Mukesh Ambani by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).
Dubai, April 30 (IANS) The families of three Indian seaman who have been missing since their cargo ship sank off the coast of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in December last year now hope that they may have been rescued by the Iranians.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who is known for her distinct sense of style and fashion, says the 1960s was a golden period for Indian cinema, and she would love it if it comes back.
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir cadre IAS officer, Anil Goswami, has been appointed as Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The NIA will continue its investigations into the killing of two Indian fishermen Feb 15, 2012 off the Kerala coast by Italian marines as Supreme Court Friday left it to the central government to take further steps in pursuance to its Jan 18 orders.
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor says that she feels blessed to be a part of "Raanjhanaa". The actress will be seen playing different ages in the film and said that it was an incredible opportunity.
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) As his effervescent attitude betrayed his age, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who turned 40 Wednesday, celebrated the occasion here with a wish to personally meet and thank his fans for their "unconditional love".
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Welcoming batting legend Sachin Tendulkar to the club of 40, former India skipper and Mumbai Indians mentor Anil Kumble Tuesday said a win over Kolkata Knight Riders Wednesday will be the best way to celebrate April 24 - the maestro's birthday.
Shimla, April 23 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Tuesday decided to go for re-bidding of a multi-million dollar hydropower project that is currently under litigation between the Netherlands-based Brakel Corp. and Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure.
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Bollywood's father-daughter duo Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor will be seen together for the first time in a special song in "Bombay Talkies".
Kaushambi/ Mumbai, Apr. 22 (ANI): Aam Admi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government for giving 'Z' plus security to Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, and said that the Centre is not worried about the common man's safety.
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) International telecom services provider and a unit of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, Reliance Globalcom, Monday said that Saudi Arabia-based mobile communications and technology provider Mobily has become its first customer to activate the newly launched 'Hawk' submarine cable system in the Mediterranean Sea.
New Delhi, April 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday condemned the government's move of to provide 'Z' category security to Reliance Industries Limited Chairman, Mukesh Ambani.
New Delhi, April 22(ANI): Bollywood's much awaited movie ' Shoot out at Wadala'is grabbing the eyeball because of its three item numbers, which feature Sunny Leone, Sophie Chaudhary and Priyanka Chopra as item girls.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) The central government has approved the introduction of visa-on-arrival (VoA) service at Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi airports, a minister said Sunday.
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) Over 3,600 candidates are in the fray for the May 5 Karnataka assembly elections, the state election panel chief said Saturday, the last day for withdrawal of nominations.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Dinesh Karthik is confident of making the Indian squad for the Champions Trophy at the back of his rich form in the ongoing Indian Premier League.
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group Saturday said a consortium of Samena Capital was in last stages of due diligence to buy into its global communications arm Reliance Gobalcom.
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group Saturday confirmed that a consortium led by Samena Capital was in advanced stages of due diligence to acquire its international communications arm, Reliance Gobalcom.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Supreme Court's Justice Anil R. Dave Thursday recused himself from the hearing on pleas of Bharti Airtel' Sunil Mittal and Essar Group's Ravi Ruia who have challenged the summons issued to them by the 2G case trial court.
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) One of the most prolific male 'jodis' of the 1990s Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff share the screen after 15 years in "Shootout At Wadala". The "Hero" star applauded Anil's "enthusiasm" saying it is still intact and that he always inspired him.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) He has kissed three different heroines in three films. No wonder actor Ruslaan Mumtaz's actress mother Anjana was worried that after Emraan Hashmi her son will get the "serial kisser" tag in Bollywood.
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) To get under the skin of gangster Manya Surve, who was shot down by Mumbai police in their first official encounter in 1982, John Abraham lived his life for over a year while essaying the role for "Shootout At Wadala".
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) John Abraham, who plays gangster Manya Surve in soon to released "Shootout At Wadala", marvels at newcomer Siddhant Kapoor's performance in the film and says he could be the next star.
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) said Tuesday its profit increased 32 percent to Rs.5,589 crore for the quarter ended March 31 owing to strong margins in the oil refinery business.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The lyrics of Mika's newest Bollywood offering "Ishq ki maa ki" from the upcoming film "I Don't Luv U" had to be changed after the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) raised objections to the lyrics.
Khopoli, April 15 (IANS) With the "Mr India: The Ride" becoming the talk of the town at the "Adlabs Imagica" theme park, Arti Shetty, daughter of Manmohan Shetty, chairman of Adlabs Entertainment Ltd, says that they plan to include a ride based on a popular film soon, but could not reveal which one.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) British oil major BP plc and Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Monday sought a clear roadmap from the government on natural gas pricing.
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The Dadasaheb Phalke Award has come in late for Bollywood's iconic villain Pran, says his daughter Pinky. Members of the film fraternity too feel the same.
Jammu, April 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said his government would continue its efforts to get travel advisories lifted by the US and other countries to attract tourists.
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Biopics aren't easy to execute, feels Tamil director Anil, who is awaiting the release of his upcoming Tamil film "Nadigaiyin Diary", based on the life of late southern actress 'Silk' Smitha.
Taking a note to curb elected representative, political and religious leaders from delivering hate speeches for political goals, the Supreme Court has issued notice to the government on a petition seeking framing of the above guidelines.
Bangalore, April 8 (IANS) Political parties in Karnataka Monday petitioned the Election Commission to advance the timing of polling hour for the legislative assembly poll May 5 to 7 a.m. from 8 a.m. to enable the electorate to vote early in peak summer.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the government on a petition seeking framing of guidelines to curb elected representatives, political and religious leaders from delivering hate speeches for political goals.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Max Healthcare, a premier healthcare service provider, Monday announced its partnership with Delhi Daredevils team for Indian Premier League (IPL) season six as their official healthcare partners.
The first meeting of South Delhi Muncipal Corporation has been scheduled for April 16, 2013 to elect its Mayor and Deputy Mayor besides three members of the Standing Committee.
Sydney, Apr 6 (ANI): Former Australian spinner Stuart MacGill said that refugee player Fawad Ahmed should be selected in captain Michael Clarke's Ashes squad if he is granted an Australian passport in time, adding that he is talented enough to face England in the series.
Gurgaon, April 4 (IANS) Tension prevailed at Suzuki Motors plant here over the issue of revoking the suspension of three employees, including two senior union leaders, a leader said Thursday. The union is now threatening strike.
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, who is playing Mumbai's retired encounter specialist ACP Isaque Bagwan - a real life character - in Sanjay Gupta's "Shootout At Wadala", feels that when you have a reference for a role, it makes an actor's job interesting.
Bangalore, April 3 (IANS) Dashing Indian batter Virat Kohli is looking forward to lead the host team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as a full-time captain in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 tournament this season.
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Indian markets continued to toast the agreement reached Tuesday by Reliance Industries to share the optic fibre network of Reliance Communications for 4G telecom services, as analysts said it could entail more such pacts in the future.
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Companies run by brothers Mukesh and Anil Ambani Tuesday announced a Rs.1,200 crore deal for cooperation in telecom business.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court will April 8 hear the plea of Bharti Airtel CMD Sunil Mittal challenging the order of a special Delhi court summoning him in the 2G case.
Krishnapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), April 2 (IANS) Privately-run Krishnapatnam port recorded 40 percent growth in cargo handling and revenue during the 2012-13 financial year.
President of the Delhi Pradesh BJP Vijay Goel has said that strength of BJP has always been its cadre and this strength is further enhanced by going to booths with its dedicated team and organization.
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) "Nadigayin Diary", a dubbed Tamil version of Malayalam movie "Climax", based on the controversial life of late actress Silk Smitha, is not dirty, director Anil asserted and added that it is as an emotional story.
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A total of 10,339 people were prosecuted in the capital for various traffic offences on Holi which was celebrated Wednesday, police Thursday said.
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) He watched "Lincoln" twice in just two days and Amitabh Bachchan says he is not only filled with the "historical significance" of the film, but also the "detail and competence" of performances.
Bangalore, March 27 (IANS) The state election commission Wednesday directed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government in Karnataka to strictly observe the model code of conduct (MCC) in the run-up to the single-phase state legislative assembly election May 5.
Abu Dhabi, Mar 27 (ANI): Former Indian captain Kapil Dev has urged batting great Sachin Tendulkar, whom he believes is well past his best, to take retirement from international cricket, adding the master blaster can be a great ambassador for cricket post retirement.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 25 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor will host an online video quiz show to promote tourism in Kerala, a state minister said Monday.
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Delhi Police Sunday announced it would take tough action this Holi against traffic violators, particularly those caught drinking and driving.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Scoreboard at tea on day one of the fourth cricket Test between India and Australia here Friday.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on day one of the fourth Test between India and Australia here Friday.
Johannesburg, Mar 22 (ANI): Shane Warne has admitted he is concerned with the moribund art of leg-spin, adding modern-day captains' defensive mindset is the main reason behind the lack of world-class leg spinners in cricket these days.
Sydney, Mar 21 (ANI): Australia would be looking to register their second-ever win in the Indian capital, Delhi, where the pitch is expected to favour spinners, in order to salvage some pride in their ongoing four-match Test series against India, which they have already lost 3-0.
Dharamsala, Mar 20 (ANI): Dharamsala hosted a two-day sports and cultural program for specially abled children from nineteen blocks of Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh.
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who reprises the role that Rekha played in the 1980 family comedy "Khubsoorat" in its remake, says she sought the blessings of the veteran stunner before beginning to shoot for it.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini has lost its "trust", the Supreme Court said Monday and barred him from leaving India. The judges said a person who comes and gives an undertaking before court could not claim diplomatic immunity.
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit, who has been busy working on "Dedh Ishqiya", is at peace after watching the movie's rushes.
Shimla, March 15 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will review the list of BPL (below poverty line) families in the state next month so that those left-out are included, the state assembly was told Friday.
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New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Veteran actors Rishi Kapoor and Paresh Rawal are set to share the screen space after almost two decades in Sanjay Chhel's untitled movie.
Chennai, March 14 (IANS) The first of the 25 museums planned under the Muziris Heritage Project (MHP) in Kerala is expected to be inaugurated in April, a Kerala tourism official said here Thursday.
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) A dinner with Hollywood's maverick filmmaker Steven Spielberg cost Amitabh Bachchan the logo of his Mercedes -- and he wants it back!
Velguem (Goa), March 13 (IANS) Free tablet computers would be distributed to students of Class 5 and 6 in the next academic year, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said here Wednesday.
Melbourne, March 12 (ANI): Steven Spielberg has revealed that part of his next movie will be shot in the disputed region of Kashmir at the India-Pakistan border.
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has received a special gift from Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg, who has been mingling with the Hindi film fraternity here.
London, Mar. 13 (ANI): Oscar-winning director Steven Spielberg will be co-producing a film set in the politically volatile region of Kashmir.
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Bollywood's who's who, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan and veterans like Kamal Haasan and Rishi Kapoor, marked their presence at a star-studded party hosted here by Indian business tycoon Anil Ambani and his wife Tina in Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg's honour.
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) The century-old analog print era will come to an end within 12 months, compelling India to increase if not double, the number of digital film screens and smaller capacity theatres.
Kannur (Kerala), March 12 (IANS) A Kerala Police team Tuesday took the elusive rapist Bitti Mohanty, who jumped parole in 2006 after his arrest the same year for raping a German woman in Rajasthan, to Jaipur, according to an official.
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Oscar-winning Hollywood director Steven Spielberg, here to celebrate the success of his film "Lincoln", interacted with a bevy of Bollywood filmmakers, including Madhur Bhandarkar and Ashutosh Gowariker, who have hailed him for his genius.
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's meeting with acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg, whom he calls an "institution", was one full of talks on the state of Indian cinema and the future of cinema at large.