Everything you need to know about Mahesh -1: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Mahesh -1: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A 40-year-old Delhi Traffic Police constable was killed by a speeding truck here Tuesday morning, police said. The errant truck driver was arrested.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Indian mobile telephone companies have come a long way and no longer perceive lowering prices and increasing subscribers as tools for survival. To ensure their sustenance, telecom players in India are slowly hiking call rates and doing away with promotional offers.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who stood by Sanjay Dutt during his trying times, is confident the actor will make a fresh start after completing his jail term.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) EPIC, a new genre-specific channel, will offer content related to Indian history, folklore and mythology only. It will have a contemporary format.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) "Invisible" is the film that Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt's most successful protege Emraan Hashmi will star in, thereby ending media speculation that the actor has been in two minds about doing a project for the banner that kickstarted his career.
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Director duo Krishna DK and Raj Nidimoru, known for helming films such as "Shor In the City" and "Go Goa Gone", are keen to direct Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu. They have already offered him a script.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday questioned two railway officials in the case relating to bribery for appointment of a senior railway officer to a lucrative post.
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) India's campaign at the Madrid Open ended after Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna were knocked out in straight sets in the quarterfinals by France's Jeremy Chardy and Poland's Lukasz Kubot.
Madrid, May 10 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna advanced to the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open here with a hard fought three-set victory while Leander Paes and his Austrian partner Jurgen Melzer lost their match and bowed out in the pre-quarters.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap might have not made movies like "Dev D" and "Gangs Of Wasseypur" if it hadn't been for Mahesh Bhatt.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Anurag Kashyap has revealed that Mahesh Bhatt lent him a helping hand and stopped him from quitting the film industry when he had lost all hopes.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) While the entire cast of Anurag Kashyap's "Ugly" was busy with promotional interactions, actor Rahul Bhatt's absence couldn't go unnoticed. He is avoiding public appearances because the makers want to keep his looks under wraps.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, under a cloud over his kin's alleged involvement in bribery for a plum railway board posting, Thursday skipped a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Just one film old Alia Bhatt says as an individual it is important to hold on to what you are, and not try to change too much. In fact, she dreams of stepping out in her most casual outfit one day.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday remanded four accused, including Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla and businessman Ajay Garg, to CBI custody till May 9 in the railways bribe case. Four other co-accused were sent to judicial custody.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Congress Saturday said those who took bribe to ensure the promotion of a railway official will be punished.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday described the Congress-led UPA -II Government by terming it the 'most corrupt government ever' after it was revealed that Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew had been allegedly caught accepting bribes.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Congress Party spokesman Rasheed Masood on Saturday criticised the opposition for making a "mountain out of a molehill" in connection with a bribery case allegedly involving Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A man, said to be the nephew of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and three others, including a railway official, were Friday night booked by the CBI in a bribery case, agency officials said.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Composer Mithoon, who is currently enjoying the success of his song "Tum Hi Ho" from "Aashiqui 2", says Mahesh Bhatt not only connects with younger generation, but gives them creative freedom.
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt says a film works at the office only if a director is able to translate a writer's vision on the screen. He feels stars can add to that.
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Twenty-three years after Mahesh Bhatt's Aashiqui became a blockbuster, its leading man Rahul Roy is wondering why he hasn't been invited to see "Aashiqui 2".
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) For someone who doesn't come from a star family, it's important to build credibility with different roles, says southern actor Sundeep Kishan, who is currently basking in the success of his recent Tamil film "Yaaruda Mahesh".
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has lent his voice to his forthcoming production venture "Aashiqui 2".
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) Sundeep Kishan is one of the few actors who can fluently speak in Tamil and Telugu, and he is making efforts to make the best use of his linguistic skills by doing more and more bilingual films.
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Tamil director Madhan Kumar, who is making directorial debut with forthcoming Tamil comedy-thriller "Yaaruda Mahesh", says success of a debut director depends on the content of his or her film.
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Actor-producer John Abraham initially doubted his ability to portray gangster Manya Surve in "Shootout At Wadala".
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) In all probability, Telugu director Krish, who was recently signed on to helm the Hindi remake of Tamil blockbuster "Ramana", titled "Gabbar", will start working on it only after he wraps up his Telugu film "Shivam".
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Director-producer Mahesh Bhatt compares movie-making to playing Russian roulette with three bullets, where there are more chances of getting shot than surviving.
Kolkata April 18 (IANS) "Aashiqui 2" has neither been inspired nor does it much resemble "Abhimaan", the 1973 classic starring Amitabh Bachchan, says the film's producer Mahesh Bhatt.
Monte Carlo, April 18 (IANS) Tennis players Leander Paes and Jurgen Melzer overcame Indian duo and sixth seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to advance to the quarterfinals of the men's doubles of the Monte Carlo Masters here Thursday.
New Delhi, April 18 (ANI): Aditya Roy Kapur, who proved his acting capabilities in films such as 'Action Replay' and 'Guzaarish', is now coming as a solo-lead in Mahesh Bhatt's upcoming film 'Aashiqui 2'.
Monte Carlo, April 16 (IANS) Leander Paes and his Austrian partner Jurgen Melzer advanced to the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters here with a comfortable straight sets victory over local pair Benjamin Balleret and Guillaume Couillard.
New Delhi, April 16 (ANI): The biggest musical blockbuster of 90's 'Aashiqui' made by Gulshan Kumar and Mahesh Bhatt, is all set to make a comeback with its second installment that marks the reunion of Bhatt camp and Bhushan Kumar.
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Not many know that Smiley Suri has posed for the "Aashiqui 2" poster because she is director Mohit Suri's lucky charm.
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shakti Kapoor has thanked filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and director Mohit Suri for casting his daughter Shraddha in "Aashiqui 2".
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Singer Goher Mumtaz, who started Pakistan-based band Jal, is not looking forward to any more additions to his team, saying he is happy jamming with Aamir Shazi.
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Director Mohit Suri, who has directed musical "Aashiqui 2", says he feels more responsible towards those audiences who haven't seen the original 1990 film.
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actor Aditya Roy Kapoor, who has acted in films like "Action Replayy" and "Guzaarish", will be seen in a new, romantic avatar in his forthcoming film "Aashiqui 2". He says he did not make a conscious effort to enter the romantic zone.
New Delhi, April 9 (ANI): Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt, along with the entire cast and crew, unveiled the first look of 'Aashiqui 2' in Mumbai.
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Filmmakers Mahesh-Mukesh Bhatt as well as Bhushan Kumar got emotional at the first look and music launch of "Aashiqui 2" Monday. They missed late Gulshan Kumar, who was an integral part of the original movie.
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) The first look of "Aashiqui 2" and its music will be launched Monday at Sudeep Studios, a place where "Aashiqui" music was recorded about 23 years ago.
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Supporting the government's decision to filter TV content, leading filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt feels that "television is promising to be the new torchbearer".
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Under a new deal signed by his management company, World No.2 Andy Murray may soon play in an Indian Premier League (IPL)-style tennis tournament.
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Terming the current scenario in Indian cinema as "a very very exciting phase", leading filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt says the freedom to make movies "fearlessly" sets Indian cinema apart from Pakistan and/or Bangladesh.
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Stressing on the importance of "reinvention", ace filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt Friday said that erotic noir cinema is "passe" and "past forward" is his new mantra of making films.
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Indian film industry is in "crisis" with its freedom of expression being "threatened", said leading filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt here Friday.
London, Apr 5 (ANI): US Open and Olympic champion Andy Murray has signed on as the first client of a new partnership between his management company and Indian doubles star Mahesh Bhupathi's GloboSport.
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Tusshar Kapoor, who will soon be seen in "Shootout At Wadala," says the action in the film is believable and not in your face.
Bangalore, April 3 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) will be honouring veteran Ramanathan Krishnan and his son Ramesh, Anand Amritraj and Mahesh Bhupathi with the ITF Davis Cup Commitment award here Saturday during the Asia/Oceania Group I play-off tie between India and Indonesia.
Bangalore, April 1 (IANS) Following a good partnership in 2012 that saw them finish as finalists at the ATP World Tour Finals, tennis players Rohan Bopanna and Mahesh Bhupathi Monday renewed their partnership.
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Counter-terrorism is a layered game that takes into stride several nuances of the contemporary world's single largest threat - insurgency. On one hand is the core operations against the agents of subversion, while on the other is the risk of being overzealous, which often singes innocent civilians - and whips up communal animosity in the process.
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) In a trivial case of animosity, a 48-year-old woman was set afire by two of her neighbours in central Mumbai, police said Friday.
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Television actor Sachin Parikh, who is ready with his second play "Rishton Ka Live", says his intention is to protect theatre and expand its reach.
Miami, March 26 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands moved into the women's doubles quarter-finals of the Sony Open Miami Masters tennis while her compatriot Rohan Bopanna was knocked out from the second round.
Miami, March 25 (IANS) It was a day to forget for Indian tennis as Somdev Devvarman, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi were all knocked out of the ATP Miami Masters here, losing their respective singles and doubles matches.
Miami (Florida), March 23 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his partner from Bahamas Daniel Nestor have defeated French pair Richard Gasquet and Eduardo Roger-Vasselin 7-6 (3), 6-3 in the men's doubles first round at the ATP World Tour Miami Masters here.
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Actor-producer John Abraham, whose debut production project "Vicky Donor" has won three National Awards, believes his performance in "Shootout At Wadala" is one of his "best". He says it would be "great" if his work is lauded with the prestigious honour too.
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Director Sanjay Gupta says Priyanka Chopra's look in "Babli Badmaash" was inspired by Amitabh Bachchan's "Yaarana" song, especially the jumpsuit that he wore in the track.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) When was the last time you visited a library, browsed through the hundreds of titles, and finally borrowed a book that evoked your interest? Online libraries that promise to offer nearly the same experience have caught the readers' fancy and are rekindling a lost love.
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Alarmed by the high prevalence of sleep disorders among the Indian population and the lack of specific data on this, an Indian-Norwegian group that is running a chain of clinics across the country to treat the disorders will now conduct detailed research on them and recommend remedial measures.
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Deepak Tijori, who played an important role in the 1990 hit "Aashiqui", says it would have been nice if Mahesh Bhatt had cast him in the remake as well.
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) With films' subjects being freely questioned, the idea of freedom of expression for filmmakers is at stake, feels Mahesh Bhatt who says writers nowadays live under constant fear of the consequences their work would evoke.
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) "Babli badmaash", Priyanka Chopra's promotional item number for "Shootout At Wadala", will go on air on TV March 15, says filmmaker Sanjay Gupta.
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Three-film old Esha Gupta says that unlike Vidya Balan, she is not in a position to carry an entire movie on her shoulders.
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) If lip-locking and lovemaking were not enough, filmmakers are now getting bolder by shooting erotica in 3D. "Kamasutra 3D" and "Jism 3" would help you get that experience.
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Television actor Rohit Roy, currently seen as a Pakistani army officer in "Hitler Didi", prefers roles that push him as an actor, but says finding such appropriate roles is not easy.
Chennai, Mar 1 (IANS) Telugu multi-starrer family-drama "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu" (SVSC) completed a successful run of 50 days at the box-office Friday. Its producer Dil Raju is overjoyed by the success, and has thanked fans for this.
Mumbai, Mar 1 (IANS) Reacting to reports that Balaji Motion Pictures has decided to change the name of Sonu Sood's character Dawood Ibrahim in "Shootout At Wadala", John Abraham, who plays gangster Manya Surve, says he still stands by the fact that the film is "real".
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Depressed over being accused in his brother's mysterious death, a 40-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself in a government hospital here, police said Thursday.
Dubai, Feb 27 (IANS) Juan Martin Del Potro ended Somdev Devvarman's spirited challenge in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship here Wednesday beating the Indian 6-4, 6-4 in the second round.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The entertainment quotient on the set of "Nach Baliye 5" doubled when Bollywood's comic star Govinda rocked the dance floor with a performance.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistani actress Meera, who made her Bollywood debut in Mahesh Bhatt's "Nazar", will step into the shoes of legendary Meena Kumari for the "Pakeezah" remake.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Despite being removed as the team doctor on the demand of Somdev Devvarman-led rebels, hockey Olympian Vece Paes was brought back in the Davis Cup fold on Saturday.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Rebel players Somdev Devvarman, Yuki Bhambhri and Sanam Singh were selected in India's Davis Cup squad for the first round play-off tie against Indonesia to be held in Bangalore from April 5-7.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Over the years, he has tickled the audience's funny bone through shows like "Tu Tu Main Main" and "Shararat", but actor Mahesh Thakur believes that the Indian small screen is currently suffering a dry spell as far as comedy shows are concerned.
eoul, Feb 21 (IANS) Indian boys qualified for the quarter-finals after winning both their pool matches in the Asian Junior squash team championship here Thursday.
Seoul, Feb 20 (IANS) The Indian junior squash team began with emphatic wins in the Asian Junior Team Championships here Wednesday.
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt says Pakistani actress Sara Loren was born to be a star.
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Southern choreographer Prem Rakshit, recently lauded by Mahesh Babu, considers working with the actor an honour because it is a rare opportunity.
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) From a small role to lead roles, Aditi Rao Hydari has certainly come a long way. The actress says she did not know that she was working in "Murder 3" until she went to sign the contract.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistani singer Mustafa Zahid says his song "Hum jee lenge" was initially a break-up song "Kaise jiye", which had a connection to his personal life.
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt reveals that his nephew Vishesh, who is making his debut as a director with "Murder 3", pointed out to them that the movies being made under the Vishesh Films banner have started lacking in quality content.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Valentine's Day weekend will see two directors Vishesh Bhatt and Vinnil Markan making their debut at the box office with emotional thriller "Murder 3" and romantic comedy "Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story" (JKLS), which will see Vivek Oberoi in his popular "bhaigiri" avatar, respectively.
Film: "Murder 3"; Music Directors: Pritam Chakraborty and Mustafa Zahid; Lyricist: Sayeed Quadri; Singers: Shafqat Amanat Ali, KK, Mustafa Zahid, and Nikhil D'Souza; Rating- ****
Chennai, Feb 11 (IANS) In their bid to make their voices heard by the tennis administration, India's rebel tennis players formed the Indian Tennis Players Association (ITPA) with former Davis Cup captain Jaidip Mukerjea as its interim president.
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) He possesses a great sense of humour, but Randeep Hooda never got an opportunity to show his funny side on the big screen, thanks to his intense roles. The actor is now game for comedy.
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) "Murder" and "Murder 2" were awarded A-certificate by the censor board because of its bold content, but "Murder 3" is the first in the franchise to get an U/A certification and director Vishesh Bhatt is happy that his debut film has been cleared without any alteration.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Actor Randeep Hooda, who will be seen in "Murder 3", suggested to filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt to take inspiration from the life of a reality show participant and make "Murder 4" on it.
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Sonakshi Sinha has signed up her debut Telugu project Mahesh Babu-starrer "Shivam" to be directed by Krish. She says the project and its crew takes her back in time when she forayed into Bollywood with "Dabangg".
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Armed with a route map in Braille, over 100 visually impaired navigators directed their partner drivers over a 65-km route in the seventh edition of the Blind Man's Car Rally here Sunday.
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Taking a dig at the rebel tennis players including his estranged partner Mahesh Bhupathi, Leander Paes Saturday said that it was not the priority of the players to get into governance and selection matters.
Film: "Mai..."; Actors: Asha Bhosle, Padmini Kolhapure and Ram Kapoor; Director: Mahesh Kodiyal; Rating: ***1/2
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) Singer turned actress Asha Bhosle's debut film "Mai" had a star studded premiere at the Cinemax, Versova Thursday night with several Bollywood celebrities at hand.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India's top tennis player Leander Paes Wednesday broke his silence on the revolt against the All India Tennis Association (AITA) by eight players, led by Somdev Devvarman, saying the game is more important than individuals.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt feels actor-director Kamal Haasan is a victim of state terrorism.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India's top tennis player Leander Paes Wednesday broke his silence on the revolt against the All India Tennis Association (AITA) by eight players, led by Somdev Devvarman, saying he doesn't believe "that the rebellion is important".
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Director Mahesh Kodyal's Hindi film "Mai...", where Asha Bhosle makes her debut as an actress, is releasing Friday. The legendary singer says it was not difficult to make the transition from singing to acting at this stage of her life when she is 80.
Chennai, Jan 29 (IANS) Hollywood stuntman Conrad Palmisano, known for coordinating stunts for film series like "Rush Hour" and "Lethal Weapon", has been roped in to choreograph stunts for upcoming, yet-to-be-titled Telugu film of actor Mahesh Babu.
Chennai Jan 29 (IANS) Samsung India Electronics is planning to increase sales of its split air-conditioners, refrigerators by 50 percent and expand its distribution network in smaller cities, a senior company official said here Tuesday.