Everything you need to know about Gauri Sriram: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Gauri Sriram: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor, who shook a leg with his childhood crush Madhuri Dixit in special song "Ghagra" in his forthcoming film "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", praises the diva for being a thorough professional.
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.
London, April 29 (ANI): Researchers including one of an Indian origin have developed prototype mobile devices that can change shape on-demand, and will be unveiled today - Monday, the 29th of April.
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 15 (IANS) IIM-Ahmedabad alumnus, author Chetan Bhagat, whose book "2 States" is being adapted into a movie, says the movie is perhaps the first to be shot on the prestigious institute's campus.
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Author Chetan Bhagat, who has written the screenplay for the upcoming movie "2 States", is excited as the film's next shooting destination is IIM-Ahmedabad, of which he is an alumnus.
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.
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) Shiv Prakash Misra, in the eye of the storm not too long ago when India's top guns demanded his ouster as the non-playing captain, appeared confident that he would go out on a winning note when India take on Indonesia in the Asia-Oceania Group Davis Cup tie at the KSLTA stadium here on April 5-7.
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) Though India would be starting out as overwhelming favourites to beat Indonesia in the Davis Cup tie next weekend at the KSLTA Stadium here, the home team's coach Zeeshan Ali asserted there was no room for complacency.
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 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 11 (IANS) Acclaimed Hollywood director Steven Spielberg, who is in India to celebrate the success of his Oscar-winning film "Lincoln", will Tuesday interact with as many as 61 personalities from Indian cinema and share tips on filmmaking.
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.
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh describes his debut film "Johnny Gaddaar" as his Bible and says he has grown as an actor by studying the 2007 thriller.
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.
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) It's not the critics' views or box office numbers that matter to Telugu actor Sunil Varma, he is more concerned about the audience's verdict.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India's top singles player Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri are likely to return to the Davis Cup squad as the selectors meet here Saturday to pick the team for the tie against Indonesia in April.
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.
Washington, Feb. 20 (ANI): Today's consumers switch between media forms so often, from TV to laptops to smart phones, that capturing their attention with advertising has gone, as one CEO explained, from shooting fish in a barrel to shooting minnows.
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 17 (ANI): More than 12,000 people ran together for a cause at a cross city marathon organised here today to promote social and mental health.
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 6 (IANS) One of the best actresses in tinsel town, Madhuri Dixit is very strict when it comes to health issues and adds she is quite good at multi-tasking too.
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 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.
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) will form a high-level committee to look into the issues raised by the rebel players who have made themselves unavailable for next month's Davis Cup tie against South Korea.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Indian tennis players who have rebelled against the All India Tennis Association (AITA) Friday said they were disappointed with the national body for having selected an inexperienced team for the Davis Cup Group I tie against South Korea instead of engaging with them in a dialogue.
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Telugu director Vachaspati feels movies should be made with the objective of giving value to every penny spent by the audience.
Hyderabad, Jan 2 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Police Wednesday launched a manhunt for Paritala Sriram, son of a opposition Telugu Desam Party legislator, in a case relating to conspiracy to murder a Congress leader.
Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) The only two Indians in the singles main draw, Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri, both wildcards, face tough first opponents in the $430,000 ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament that commences here Monday.
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) Madhuri Dixit is having a blast on a family holiday abroad. The actress experienced a "different world" when she went snorkeling.
Chennai, Dec 28 (IANS) India's talented tennis pair of Vishnu Vardhan and Sanam Singh has been given a wildcard for the doubles event of the Chennai Open starting Monday.
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.
Film: "Kadal"; Music Director: A.R Rahman; Singers: A.R. Rahman, Aaryan Dinesh Kanagaratnam, Abhay Jodhpurkar, Chinmayi, Haricharan Seshadri, Harini, Shakthisree Gopalan, Sid Sriram, Tanvi Shah and Vijay Yesudas; Lyricists: Vairamuthu, Madhan Karky and Aaryan Dinesh Kanagaratnam; Rating: ***1/2
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.
New Delhi, Dec.5 (ANI): Child right activist Narava Prakasa Rao on Wednesday condemned the conviction of Indian couple accused of mistreating their child in Norway and said that the government should intervene to reduce the punishment as it could affect the child's future adversely.
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) A court in Norway sent to jail an Indian couple from Andhra Pradesh on charges of maltreatment of their child, shocking their family members, who termed the judgment one-sided. India said it was in touch with the couple through its embassy and will provide them with consular assistance.
New Delhi, Dec.4 (ANI): The government on Tuesday criticised the conviction of an Indian couple in Norway and said the verdict would cause serious mental agony to their children.
Hyderabad, Dec 4 (IANS) A court in Norway Tuesday sent to jail an Indian couple on charges of child abuse, shocking their family members, who termed the judgment one-sided.
Hyderabad, Dec 4 (IANS) A court in Norway Tuesday sent to jail an Indian couple on charges of maltreatment of their child, shocking their family members, who termed the judgment one-sided.
Hyderabad, Dec 4 (IANS) A court in Norway Tuesday sent to jail an Indian couple on charges of maltreatment of their child, shocking their family members here.
Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) A court in Norway has postponed to Tuesday sentencing an Indian couple facing criminal charges of maltreatment of their child, heightening the anxiety among their family members here.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The judgement in a case related to an Indian couple charged with repeated maltreatment of their child will be pronounced Tuesday in the Oslo District Court, Norway's official website reported Monday.
Davangere, Dec 3 (IANS) Tamil Nadu tennis player Mohit Mayur Vijayprakash pulled off the first big upset of the ITF Davangere Open Men's Futures Championship when he knocked out fifth seed Vijayant Malik 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-2 in two hours and 29 minutes in the first round Monday.
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Indian authorities are making efforts to seek release of a couple from Andhra Pradesh who has been arrested in Norway for chiding their son.
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): The GMR versus Maldives government saga threatens to blow up into a major fracas. The Waheed government has given GMR 30 days to wind up its $500 million operations for the upgradation, modernization and management of the airport in the capital, Male.
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.
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Sriram Raghavan says he is workign on the script of his next film and will most probably make an announcement by next week.
Bangalore, Nov 19 (IANS) IT bellwether Infosys has developed an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solution that enables its Japanese clients set up their IT infrastructure in India in eight weeks.
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) Popular independent musician Shrikanth Sriram has composed a promo song in Hindi titled "Manzil" for upcoming English adventure?drama "Life of Pi". He says the song recounts the journey of life from an allegorical context.
Chennai, Nov 15 (IANS) Telugu producer N.V. Prasad feels his upcoming romantic comedy "Mr. Pelli Koduku", a Telugu remake of Bollywood hit "Tanu Weds Manu", will be superior than the original.
Chennai, Nov 11 (IANS) Telugu director Tapan Kumar says his upcoming Telugu romantic-comedy "Love Cycle" will explore the depths of a relationship that has no limits.
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 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.
Pune, Nov 2 (IANS) Davis Cupper Saketh Myneni will clash with Prakash Amritraj for the singles title at the $15,000 Solaris ITF Men's Future Tennis Championships.
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 25 (IANS) Gurbani Singh failed to land a single birdie but still increased her lead to three shots at the end of the second round of the Usha Western India Ladies golf at the BPGC here Thursday.
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: ****
Washington, October 5 (ANI): Harvard and Max Planck Institute scientists have estimated the date when Neanderthals and modern Europeans last shared ancestors to explain why Neanderthals are most closely related to people outside Africa.
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Actress Sridevi's comeback film "English Vinglish" Thursday turned to be the biggest premiere of the year so far where the entire film fraternity came to cheer this diva who is appearing on the big screen after 15 years.
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.