Everything you need to know about Gauri Fanta: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Gauri Fanta: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Gauri Monga completed a winning comeback as she held on to her narrow lead and beat back a strong challenge from the in-form Gurbani Singh on the final day of the Usha IGU Southern India Ladies here on Wednesday.
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh khan, who underwent surgery on his right shoulder at Lilavati hospital here was discharged Wednesday evening.
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) She will turn 50 in a few months, but actress Sridevi can still give several younger Bollywood beauties a run for their money with her glowing looks and svelte figure. However, she says it is difficult to maintain a size zero figure in real life.
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actress Sridevi, who recently shot for a Tamil ad for jewellery brand Tanishq, admits she goes berserk upon seeing ornaments.
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Late superstar Rajesh Khanna's last film "Riyasat" will be released on his first death anniversary July 18, says director Ashok Tyagi, adding he has finally ironed out all the problems.
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) As a string of harvest festivals began, Maharashtrains celebrated Gudi Padwa (New Year) with religious fervour and enthusiasm on Thursday.
Vancouver, April 7 (IANS) The story of a deaf and mute boy, "Barfi!" turned out to be the top winner at the maiden edition of the Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA) cornering the best film, best director, best actor and best actress trophies.
Vancouver, April 5 (IANS) From Sunidhi Chauhan, Mohit Chauhan and Hard Kaur to Kavita Seth and Shalmali Kholgade - the debut edition of Times of India Film Awards(TOIFA) kicked off with a musical night with high voltage performances by talented singers who belted out hit numbers like "Pee loon", "Masakali" and "Ishq sufiyana" and leaving the audience craving more.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Actress Sridevi, the new face of jewellery brand Tanishq, has shot for an advertisment directed by Gauri Shinde.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A Delhi Police official was arrested for allegedly robbing an Agra-based jeweller in the capital, police said Tuesday.
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) Four people, including two children, were killed when a fire broke out in their house in an Uttar Pradesh village early Wednesday, police said.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Deepak Bhardwaj was shot dead in a south Delhi farmhouse Tuesday morning by "two to three" unidentified people, police said, suspecting that contract killers did the job.
Ranchi, March 22 (IANS) A man poured acid on his wife in Jharkhand Friday after she refused to stay with him, police said.
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Mary Kom, Shabani Azmi, Nandita Das, Vidya Balan, Lisa Haydon and Sakshi Tanwar - such celebrated 'women of worth' of the country, and more were felicitated for their work done in their respective fields, at the L'Oreal Paris Femina Women Awards 2013 here.
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Director Prem Raj whose Parisian love story "Ishkq in Paris" produced by Preity Zinta ran into rough weather because of his ill-health among other problems is very hurt to read that she has cut herself off from him and the project and denies the rumours.
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Gauri Shinde's "English Vinglish" (EV) is a film that has opened linguistic doors in its scriptural context by showing the protagonist overcoming her inhibitions regarding the English language. But the film seems to be crossing the language barrier beyond the screenplay -- the Sridevi-starrer is being dubbed into German and will be released in the country next month.
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) 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.
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan doesn't like to talk about his personal life any more because he feels his statements are twisted by people, which hurts him.
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Shah Rukh Khan, also known as the King Khan, thanks to his successful two decades in filmdom, says he would be very proud if his daughter Suhana becomes an actress.
Pune, March 3 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Women's Film Festival focuses on female directors. The three-day event, starting March 8, will screen "Gulabi Gang", "Gangoobai" and "Firaaq", among others, to commemorate International Women's day, an organiser said.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Sridevi flaunted saris in her comeback movie "English Vinglish" and looked pretty. The actress says in real life too she prefers Indian clothes, especially six yards, and she is not a brand person.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The first Friday of March has two entirely different movies hitting the box-office. If "I Me Aur Main" is a romantic drama, "The Attacks of 26/11", is a crime thriller based based on the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Prachi Desai is happy that with "I Me aur Main" she finally got to play a role she always desired.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) In a bid to empower the physically challenged with computer education and heighten their employment prospects, Microsoft India Wednesday showcased several IT tools that promise to help the handicapped take to computers.
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) "Vicky Donor" and "Barfi!" won seven awards each at the 8th edition of Renault Star Guild Awards 2013 in the popular and technical category.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Savoir Faire is back with its third season. High profile designers like Rohit Bal, Pria Kataria Puri, Niki Mahajan and Namrata JoshiPura will exhibit their collection at the one-day luxury exhibition here.
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Gauri Shinde received the Laadli Award for the best mainline Hindi film for her directorial debut "English Vinglish", while Oscar winning costume designer Bhanu Athaiya got honoured for her lifetime achievement.
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Bollywood diva Sridevi, who lately made a comeback to acting after 16 years of domesticity with "English Vinglish", says "acknowledgement" and "recognition from authoritative quarters are important to every artiste".
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Actress Sridevi, who has been named for the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, says she is honoured, and thanks her family, friends and fans for supporting her throughout.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Malaika Arora Khan and Amrita Arora launched a book 'Bonsai Kitten', written by Lakshmi Narayan, in Mumbai recently.
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Gauri Shinde is not planning a sequel to her directorial debut "English Vinglish", which got a stupendous response at the box office last year.
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A five-year-old school girl was killed and another girl student was injured after a speeding Air Force Public School van overturned after a collision with a car here Tuesday, said police. The school van driver was arrested.
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Oscar-winning costume designer Bhanu Athaiya will receive the lifetime achievement honour at the Laadli National Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity, while filmmaker Gauri Shinde will be awarded for her debut movie "English Vinglish" at the event to be held here Feb 5.
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Legendary actor Rajesh Khanna's last film "Riyasat" was supposed to hit the screens Friday, a day before the 70th birth anniversary of the late star. But the film's director, Ashok Tyagi, says the release stands postponed as the team couldn't find any distributor for the project.
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) "English Vinglish" is set for its television premiere Dec 29, and its director, debutant Gauri Shinde, can't contain her excitement.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) A 27-year-old drunk doctor was arrested Thursday for killing one person and injuring four people here by ramming his car into two motorcycles, police said.
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Cash crunch and inability to convince producers about novel plots are the big hurdles young filmmakers in the country are facing, said a group of directors attending the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here Friday.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) If there is someone that superstar Shah Rukh Khan is scared of, it is his 12?year?old daughter Suhana. The actor says he often bows down to the whims and fancies of his little angel.
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Tvesa Malik completed a fine start-to-finish victory despite dropping a double bogey and a bogey in the last three holes of the Usha Delhi Golf Club Ladies Open here Friday.
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Tvesa Malik stayed in lead at the Usha Delhi Golf Club Ladies Open, even as Millie Saroha crept up the leaderboard here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Junior golfer Tvesa Malik grabbed the lead at the end of the first round in the third Usha Delhi Golf Club Ladies Open with a card of one-over 73 here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Firecrackers went off at around 9 p.m. Friday as the moon finally showed up in the hazy night sky, to the great relief of the multitudes of fasting women in the Indian capital who were fasting for the long life of their husbands on Karva Chauth.
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Decked up in colourful traditional attire and jewellery and wearing henna designs on their hands, women across north India Friday celebrated Karva Chauth with a day-long fast for the long life of their husbands.
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his wife Gauri is the boss at home and that he's not allowed to interfere when it comes to doing up the interiors of the house.
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Leela Samson said Monday that the board neither makes guidelines nor films, but still they are at the receiving end from both filmmakers and the government.
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt Monday called for a change in the provisions of Cinematograph Act 1952, on the basis of which the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) regulates public exhibition of films in the country.
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Gurbani Singh will return to the Poona Golf Club for the Usha Maharashtra Ladies and Juniors golf this week to bid for yet another title and seal her claim on the Order of Merit title combined Category A & B on the Indian Golf Union circuit.
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative who is the fifth accused in the Aug 1 Pune serial blasts case has been arrested, Delhi Police said Friday. Four others were arrested earlier.
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Sridevi is happy with her new taste of success with "English Vinglish". The veteran actress believes the simple story of a housewife stuck with the woes of the English language as well as expressive screenplay has helped the movie strike a chord with the audiences.
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor and Preity Zinta - a bevy of Bollywood stars came to wish newly-married couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor at a spectacular post-wedding party at The Taj Mahal Palace in Colaba here.
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor and Preity Zinta - a bevy of Bollywood stars came to wish newly married couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor at a spectacular post-wedding party at the The Taj Mahal Palace in Colaba here.
New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): The 'English Vinglish' producer R. Balki has praised Sridevi for her successful comeback and asserted that the talented actress must continue acting in movies for the sake of cinema.
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) For all those who hesitate dressing up in white from top to bottom for different reasons, designer duo Gauri and Nainika Karan's latest collection showcased at the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) can force them to have second thoughts.
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) Amandeep Drall of Chandigarh, who beat All India reigning amateur champion Aditi Ashok at the Usha East India Golf Championship, will face a strong field at the West Bengal Open that includes Northern India champion Millie Saroha and Southern India champion Gurbani Singh.
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Good story. Impressive narration. Flawless performance. Despite all these qualities, Sridevi's comeback film "English Vinglish" hasn't received overwhelming response at the box office, but trade experts are expecting word of mouth to boost footfalls.
Film: "English Vinglish"; Cast: Sridevi, Adil Hussain, Mehdi Nebbou, Priya Anand, Sujatha Kumar, Neelu Sodhi and Ajith Kumar; Director: Gauri Shinde; Rating: ****
Film: "English Vinglish"; Cast: Sridevi, Adil Hussain, Mehdi Nebbou, and Sujata Kumar;
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher is highly impressed with Sridevi after watching the special screening of her comeback movie "English Vinglish" and says that the film marks the return of the "original queen of cinema".
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Debutante director Gauri Shinde, who gears up for the release of her new film "English Vinglish" Friday, says the aim of the movie is to tell people to go beyond language.
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Sridevi is overwhelmed after learning about megastar Amitabh Bachchan's words of appreciation for her ready-to-release movie "English Vinglish" and says they boost her confidence.
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Bollywoo diva Sridevi, who makes her big screen comeback after 15 years, says she's yet to get used to the aggressive marketing strategies.
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Anil Kapoor hails his sister-in-law and co-star Sridevi as one of the best actresses of recent times and adds that he won't mind teaming up with her again for a good film.
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Sridevi's last release was 1997 hit "Judaai" and she is ready to recreate the same magic with her comeback film "English Vinglish", about a housewife's struggle with the English language in the US. It releases Friday.
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Sridevi is making her comeback to cinema with "English Vinglish" and it's not only her fans who are eagerly waiting for the movie, but also filmmaker Ram Goal Varma.
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Veteran actor Rajesh Khanna's last film "Riyasat", which he shot for before he died July 18, will release in theatres Dec 28, a day before his 70th birth anniversary, director Ashok Tyagi says.
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) More than 265 films in her oeuvre but Sridevi, the reigning queen of the 1980s and 1990s who is back after a 15-year gap with "English Vinglish", says she is yet to deliver her best.
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan is such a big fan of Sridevi that he has decided to postpone his flight to attend the screening of the actress' comeback film "English Vinglish" on Oct 4.
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Sridevi's daughters are still quite young, and the actress is not too sure of their career path. But the evergreen beauty believes showbiz is a tough industry to survive in and, as a mother, she would like her children to settle down soon after they reach marriageable age.
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan says that Gauri Shinde has narrated ordinariness of everyday life in such a beautiful manner in her directorial debut "English Vinglish" that it has left "lumps in his throat".
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Dancing diva Madhuri Dixit paid a tribute to evergreen beauty Sridevi in the initial promos of reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5". Now both the Bollywood beauties are set to share the stage on the show.
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker Ajay Bhuyan hopes to impress the audience with the screenplay of his upcoming Telugu movie "Housefull".
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) After sharing screen space with Amitabh Bachchan in her comeback movie "English Vinglish", actress Sridevi is set to sit on the hot seat of the megastar's game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati 6" (KBC).
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar didn't have a star-studded birthday bash, rather he spent time with his family.
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Bollywood continues to raise its voice against female foeticide with "Riwayat", a movie produced by two NRI doctors from Australia.
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Sridevi is fit as a fiddle at 49, and the reason behind it, she says, is the right diet, power yoga and the quality time she spends with her two daughters.
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Ad filmmaker Gauri Shinde is bringing the story of an Indian woman battling language problem in the US in her directorial debut "English Vinglish". She says her mother inspires the film to some extent.
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) His directorial debut starred Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, but still R. Balki is jealous of his wife Gauri Shinde for working with Sridevi and choosing "English Vinglish" as her directorial debut.
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Gauri Shinde, wife of filmmaker R. Balki, who is debuting as a director with "English Vinglish", says the film is inspired by her mother.
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Actress Sridevi who is making a comeback in showbiz with Gauri Shinde's "English Vinglish", says she is very confident about her film and is not insecure at all.
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Ace designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee brought the curtains down at the third PCJ Delhi Couture Week (DCW) Sunday by welcoming on the ramp Bollywood diva Sridevi.
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's daughter gifted him a bright coloured band on Friendship Day and the actor seems to be excited about it.
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Sridevi's Bollywood comeback "English Vinglish" will be premiered at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and the actress has decided to wear a sari, specially designed by Sabyasachi Mukherjee.
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Sridevi's comeback film 'English Vinglish' will clash with Kareena Kapoor's much talked about 'Heroine' at the box office as both the films are coming out Sep 21. The former's producer R. Balki is unperturbed.
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) When it comes to ad filmmaking, Gauri Shinde doesn't need any guidance. But for her first feature film "English Vinglish", which marks Sridevi's comeback to big screen, she takes useful tips from her husband, director R. Balki, as he has already proved his mettle with "Cheeni Kum" and "Paa".
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Filmmaker Sridhar Rangayan Monday launched crowdfunding initiative to raise funds to complete his documentary "Breaking Free", highlighting the woes of the Indian LGBT community. It coincides with the third anniversary of decriminalisation of homosexuality in the country.
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Coca Cola, the world's largest beverage firm, said Tuesday it planned to invest $5 billion in India over the next eight years on expanding its bottling and other business capacities.
Secunderabad, June 18 (IANS) It was a tough scoring day for the participants at the Usha Army Ladies and Juniors Golf 2012 in Secunderabad Monday. Amidst such difficult conditions, Mehar Atwal brought home the best score of five-over 77, which gave her a one-shot lead over Vrishali Sinha (78).
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Gurbani Singh shot a steady one-under 71 to grab the Usha Southern India Ladies golf event at the KGA here Thursday. Gurbani, the overnight leader kept her nose ahead with two birdies and one bogey, as she romped home a winner by three-shots over a fast-charging Gauri Monga, who carded the day's best score of two-under 70 to finish second.
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Gurbani Singh took a one shot lead over Aditi Ashok after the second round in the Usha Southern India Ladies golf championship at the KGA here Wednesday. Gurbani, who was lying second after the first day moved to the top with a second round card of 74 which gave her a total of 148.
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Amandeep Drall surprised her better known rivals to register the best card of the day at one-over 73 in the Usha Southern India Ladies golf event here Tuesday.
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) Defending champion Mehar Atwal will take on Aditi Ashok, the current leader on the ladies and junior girls Order of Merit, in Usha Southern India Ladies gold event teeing off at the KGA Bangalore golf course Tuesday.
Garhwa (Jharkhand), June 9 (ANI): Security forces have rebuilt a police post here, with the twin objective of combating left wing extremism and bridging the gap between villagers and security personnel.
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Actress Sridevi's comeback film "English Vinglish" was written with only her in mind, says producer R. Balki, whose wife Gauri Shinde has directed the movie.
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Members from the transgender and eunuch community Saturday came together, demanding equality and special privileges for themselves to live with dignity in society.
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) The Hindi film fraternity is all cheers for superstar Shah Rukh Khan's real life 'Chak De!' moment after his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the final match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Chennai.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Young male Sumatran orangutans delay their puberty until they are strong enough to challenge the dominant males and impress the opposite sex, a new study including an Indian origin researcher has revealed.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The sweet impish girl who stalked the reluctant Auro (Amitabh Bachchan) all over the school campus in "Paa", is no more. Taruni Sachdev's death in an air crash in Nepal has shocked filmmakers R. Balakrishnan, Nikhil Advani and Priyadarshan who fondly remember her as one of the most talented child artists.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Anjum Farooqi, who plays Gauri in Colors' show "Balika Vadhu", said she feels great to be associated with a show, which has completed 1,000 episodes.
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) She has a keen aesthetic sense and has designed interiors for her own bungalow 'Mannat' and made homes beautiful for many of her friends. But star wife and film producer Gauri Khan is now cranking it up a notch.