Everything you need to know about Rudrapur Salim: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Rudrapur Salim: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Renowned filmmakers such as Deepa Mehta, Ashutosh Gowariker and Shekhar Kapur are floored by the recently released trailer of upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Mariyaan".
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Four decades ago when "Zanjeer" came, it not only rocked the box office, but also changed lead actor Amitabh Bachchan's fortunes in films and even won him the tag of Angry Young Man. On completion of 40 years of the film, Big B is ecstatic and thanks every one.
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of taking contradictory stands on panchayat polls in the state as she was not in favour of holding the elections.
Dubai, May 11 (IANS) Malayalam super star Mohanlal was among the list of personalities from the Malayalam film industry to receive awards at the inaugural Indian Movie Awards in Qatar (IMAQ 2013) at a function in Qatar's capital, Doha
United Nations, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The parties to the conflict in Syria should seek political dialogue, the UN suggested Friday, after Russia expressed readiness to hold talks with all representatives of the Syrian opposition.
Chennai, May 4 (IANS) Tamil filmmaker Bharatbala chose Parvathi Menon for his upcoming romantic-drama "Mariyaan" because he finds her rooted to the landscape of the film - a factor he believes is very important while casting.
Ljubljana (Slovenia), May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow is ready to hold talks with all representatives of the Syrian opposition, including Salim Idriss, leader of the Free Syrian Army, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of acting as Saradha group's "unofficial brand ambassador" by concealing facts and diverting attention from the chit fund mess in order to avoid a CBI inquiry.
Amritsar, May 2 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh - the impoverished family man from a Punjab village, the death row prisoner who languished for 23 years in Pakistan, the man who in death became the latest bone of contention in India-Pakistan ties - who died Thursday after being brutally assaulted by fellow prisoners in Pakistan, was of all these.
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Prakash Jha will team up with five music composers for his political drama "Satyagraha", a first for the filmmaker.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Acclaimed writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar believes today's films are more real as compared to those made a few years ago.
Islamabad, Apr 25 (ANI): Former Pakistani international opener Salim Pervez, a key figure in a Pakistan match-fixing inquiry, passed away on Wednesday following a fatal road accident.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Madhuri Dixit has finished the action-packed shooting of Anubhav Sinha's "Gulaab Gang".
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Besides writing lyrics and screenplays, Gulzar has also penned several plays like "Kharashein" and "Arey O Henry", and says theatre is more interesting as you get "audiences' instant reaction" and have scope to "rectify mistakes".
Washington, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US military policeman based in Alaska has been sentenced to 16 years in prison and given a dishonourable discharge for selling US military secrets to someone he thought was a Russian spy.
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) As much as Tamil audiences root for commercial films, they are open to fresh stories too, says Tamil filmmaker Bharatbala, who has made his upcoming film "Mariyaan" for this reason.
Thane, April 7 (IANS) All nine men arrested for the collapse of a seven-storey building in Thane that killed 74 people were sent to 14 days police custody Sunday even as 37 of the injured remained in hospitals.
Thane, April 7 (IANS) One more person was arrested Sunday for the collapse of a seven-storey building at Thane that left 74 people dead, and a court here has sent all the nine to 14 days police custody, police said.
Thane, Apr 7 (ANI): Five more persons, including an assistant municipal commissioner and a Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) corporator, were today arrested in connection with the building collapse at Shil Phata area in Maharashtra's Thane district, in which 74 people died and over 60 others injured.
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Six people have been arrested in connection with the collapse of a seven-storey building at Thane that left 74 people dead, Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil said Sunday.
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Swooping down on those responsible for the Thane building collapse which claimed 74 lives, the police have arrested six people who include officials whose acts resulted in the tragedy, Home Minister R.R. Patil said Sunday.
Thane, Apr 7 (ANI): With the death of an injured woman at Sion Hospital in Mumbai, the death toll in the building collapse at Shil Phata area in Maharashtra's Thane district has risen to 74.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor brought back memories of his "Karz" days when he played the trademark tune from the 1980 film on the set of filmmaker Subhash Ghai's "Kaanchi". The actor and director are teaming again after 32 years, and it was a nostalgic moment for Rishi.
Thane (Maharashtra), April 6 (IANS) Maharashtra Police Saturday arrested two builders in connection with the collapse of a seven-floor building here that killed 72 people, even as rescuers ended their 42-hour operations, police said.
Thane (Maharashtra), April 6 (IANS) After 42 gruelling hours, 72 dead and 62 injured people were pulled out of the debris of the seven-floor building that collapsed Thursday evening, an official said, signalling the end of rescue operations.
Thane (Maharashtra), April 6 (IANS) The toll in the collapse of a building at Thane rose to 72 Saturday, an official said.
Thane (Maharashtra), April 5 (IANS) Even as the death toll in Thursday evening's seven-storey building collapse rose to 45, disaster management and fire brigade officials Friday continued rescue operations, 22 hours after the tragedy.
Film: "Mere Dad Ki Maruti"; Cast: Ram Kapoor, Saqib Saleem and Rhea Chakraborty; Director: Ashima Chibber; Rating: ***
London, Mar 16 (ANI): The chief of Syria's main, West-backed rebel group has vowed to continue fighting until the end of what he termed as the 'criminal regime', on the second anniversary of the uprising against President Bashar Al-Assad.
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) A showdown is likely between authorities of the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU) and the students Monday as the latter are determined to continue their protests over the suicide of a Kashmiri student.
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) The suicide of a Kashmiri student here took a new turn Tuesday with police claiming that he was in 'love' with his roommate and had made several physical advances.
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Protests continued for the second consecutive day Monday at English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU) here over the suicide of a Kashmiri student, an official said. The proctor has been booked for abetment of suicide.
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): The chief of Syrian rebel forces has said that they do not require food supplies and bandages that the US has planned to provide as it will not bring them any closer to defeating President Bashar Assad's regime..
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 28 (IANS) National award winning actor Salim Kumar's Oriya movie "Unga" goes on the floors, with a silent scene being shot on the first day.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Sony Music has clinched a deal with Dharma Productions to distribute the music of its three upcoming films.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Thirtysixth-ranked Oman men's team beat 70th-ranked Fiji 7-3 in a hard fought match on the seventh and last day of the Hockey World League Round 2 here Sunday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) The team of director K. Madhu, writer S.N. Swamy and actor Mammootty is back again for the fifth "Sethurama Iyer CBI" film.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) Prithviraj and Rima Kallingal bagged the best actor and actress awards, respectively, at the Kerala State Film Awards 2012 announced here Friday.
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) A panchayat worker's ear was chopped off Thursday, allegedly by supporters of the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, for not attending office a day earlier during a nationwide strike.
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Political opponents and civil society groups Monday flayed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for calling photo-journalists "uncivilized" and threatening to slap them, just days after threatening to whip her security personnel.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A 38-year-old man was killed and four others - among them two women - were injured in a clash here between two groups over land, police said Monday.
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Independent filmmakers in India should be given a chance and space to showcase their style of cinema, says Saeed Akhtar Mirza, award-winning director of the 1980 cult movie "Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyoon Ata Hai".
Cairo, Feb. 10 (ANI): A court in Cairo has ordered the government to block access to the YouTube website for 30 days for carrying an anti-Islam film that caused deadly riots across the world.
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's expansive body of work is a learning ground for a lot of youngsters, says writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, who feels fortunate at having worked with the actor.
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) The internet has opened the floodgates for independent musicians and global artists like "Gangnam Style" singer Psy, says Indo-Canadian independent singer Shweta Subram, who feels it has now become easier to take music beyond one's own region.
Agra, Feb 3 (IANS) Actor Farooque Shaikh Sunday demanded a fitting memorial and even a light and sound show to the doyen of Urdu poetry Mirza Ghalib in the Taj city where the poet was born in 1797.
Film: "Midnight's Children"; Actors: Rajat Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Anupam Kher, Ronit Roy, Satya Bhabha, Seema Biswas, Shahana Goswami, Siddharth, Anita Majumdar, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Darsheel Safary, Soha Ali Khan and Shriya Saran; Director: Deepa Mehta; Rating: **1/2
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Satya Bhabha, Deepa Mehta's young lead in "Midnight's Children", who now lives in the US, is struggling to find his bearings in the mythic culturally freewheeling atmosphere of Los Angeles. Contrary to the image, he says there is no escaping the cultural discrimination in Hollywood.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) After an impressive performance in "Theevram", actor Vishnu Raghav has been signed on to play the lead role in new film "Celebration".
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Renowned author Salman Rushdie has put his singing abilities on test for Deepa Mehta's new film "Midnight's Children".
Panaji, Jan 10 (IANS) In a raid at the popular Anjuna beach flea market in Goa, Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) officials Thursday seized hundreds of imported cigarettes being sold without the statutory warnings.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 4 (IANS) Nandu is set to make his directorial debut with "Thekotthu Thekkoru Desathu".
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) A host of former India and Pakistan players, including the legendary Sunil Gavaskar and Intikhab Alam, were Thursday feted by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) during the ODI between the two teams at the Eden Gardens to celebrate the silver jubilee of the ground staging its first ever ODI.
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was arrested here Wednesday evening for attempting to rape a nine-year-old neighbour in her house, said police.
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) Former and current Indian and Pakistan captains would be feted by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) during the Jan 3 One Day International match between the two teams at the Eden gardens to celebrate the silver jubilee of the ground staging its first ever ODI.
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.
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Even as Delhi Police Thursday called for questioning two people who witnessed the collapse of a constable during a protest against gang-rape here, a third witness said the policeman was kicked by protesters.
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) It was a glitzy evening, with fashion, art and Bollywood stars coming together under one roof for the launch of a unique fashion property - Style De Jour.
Islamabad, Nov 28(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said it won't hire a new batting coach for the national team until after the national team's tour of India.
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar are known as one of the best writer?duos in the Hindi film industry and it seems the latter's daughter Zoya is likely to repeat the same success story with writing partner Reema Kagti.
Washington, Nov. 21 (ANI): Masked gunmen belonging to the Palestinian militant group Hamas publicly shot dead six suspected collaborators with Israel at a large Gaza City intersection, according to a report.
London, Nov. 19 (ANI): A chef suffered a severe reaction after tasting a sauce made from Naga Jolokia chillies, prepared for a Brit restaurant's 'Man v Food'-style hot wings challenge.
Mumbai, Nov. 16(ANI): Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's health condition is showing steady improvement.
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) As Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray remained critical Thursday, a cloud of uncertainty loomed over filmmakers, TV producers and theatres owners.
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Always willing to take chances, Waheeda Rehman experimented with unconventional roles in films such as "Guide" and "Teesri Kasam". She sees a reflection of herself in Vidya Balan, who has also shown great chutzpah in selecting her films.
Karachi, Nov. 10 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) former CEO Arif Ali Khan Abbasi has welcomed an Indian court decision to overturn the life ban on former Indian skipper Azharuddin for alleged match fixing, and said that the decision had proved that cricketers could not be punished for wrong doing just on circumstantial evidence.
Washington, November 10 (ANI): RTS,S malaria candidate vaccine can help protect African infants against malaria, results from a pivotal, large-scale Phase III trial, have suggested.
Karachi, Nov. 5 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) committee will shortlist candidates for the batting coach position this week, according to an official.
Karachi, Oct. 30 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is yet to take a decision on disgraced former Test captain Salim Malik's bid to become the national team's batting coach.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra may have gone international as a singer with her new single "In My City", but the actress says she is too shy to sing in Bollywood.
Islamabad, Oct. 26 (ANI): After becoming the first Pakistani to go to both North and South Pole, and becoming the first South Asian to skydive over Mount Everest, 37-year-old Namira Salim is all set to become the first Pakistani to go into space, and hopes to make peace there.
Johannesburg, Oct 26(ANI): Shamed former Pakistan batsman Salim Malik, who was banned by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in 2000 after a judicial inquiry found him guilty of offering bribes to Australian players to lose, has revealed he has applied for the job of national batting coach, insisting he is not disqualified after a court lifted his life ban four years ago.
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh defeated Punjab 5-4 via a penalty shoot-out in a nerve wracking final of the Sub-Junior Boys Hockey National Championship (North Zone) at Rudrapur, Uttrakhand, Saturday.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested four persons in connection with a daylight robbery-cum-murder in the capital ten days ago, police said Friday.
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): A US court has reportedly quashed the conviction of Osama bin Laden's former driver over material support to terrorism.
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): Taking potshots at former Union Minister Virbhadra Singh over allegations that he had received money from a private steel company, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday asked the ruling Congress Party to decide whether it is with the common people or with the corrupt.
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Indian handsets manufacturer Micromax Tuesday forayed into the home entertainment market, launching a new range of LED televisions priced between Rs.15,990 and Rs.1,29,990.
Aden (Yemen), Oct 9 (IANS) Yemeni security forces have captured an Al Qaeda leader linked to a suicide bombing that killed a top army officer earlier this year in the southern port city of Aden, Xinhua reported.
Karachi, Oct. 8 (ANI): Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq is likely to face disciplinary action from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) due to his outburst against captain Mohammad Hafeez after being dropped from the World Twenty20 semi-final against Sri Lanka.
Guwahati, Oct.7 (ANI): Sports is fast becoming a preferred career choice among youth of the northeast, especially after the success of sportspersons in different games like boxing, archery and weightlifting.
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Ram Gopal Varma's Hindi horror film "Bhoot Returns", a sequel to "Bhoot", will be released as "Boochi 3D" in Telugu. Both versions of the film are slated to release Oct 12.
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha, who is all set to come out with his film, "Chakravyuh", says that the song "Tata Birla Ambani aur Bata" is not meant to disrespect anyone. He has also added that they have voluntarily put a disclaimer in the song.
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan attended the GQ awards despite high fever.
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Sept 26 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday denied allegations of irregularities in the labelling of some of the food products marketed by his Divya Yog Mandir Trust, and called it the Central Bureau of Investigations' (CBI) attempt to "defame" him.
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Composer duo Salim-Suleiman are set to pay a tribute to late superstar Rajesh Khanna at the Global Indian Music Academy (GIMA) awards.
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) With the Congress and the Trinamool Congress deciding to go their separate ways both at the centre and in West Bengal, the Left parties Friday said the break was unsurprising, as the alliance was formed by "self-seeking, egotistical" politicians with little knowledge of running a coalition.
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) CPI-M's West Bengal lawmaker and former minister Abdur Rezzak Mollah Tuesday saluted Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee for taking the "bold decision" of withdrawing support to the "anti-people" UPA government.
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday mocked Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee's decision to pull out from the government, saying that she has still kept a window open till Friday for "reconsidering" her decision.
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) The factory in this Pakistani port city where as many as 289 people were killed in a major fire had several emergency exits, but all of them were locked, said an official.
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 135 people met a horrific death when flames engulfed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the two tragedies took place in the port city where 110 people died in one of the worst infernos that Pakistan has seen in recent times.
Agra, Sep 10 (IANS) Ending a spell of hot and humid weather of the past few days, heavy showers Monday afternoon brought cheer and turned conditions pleasant for visitors at the Taj Mahal, even as Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav paid a visit to the shrine of Sheikh Salim Chisti, officials said.
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) His last musical extravaganza "Yuvvraaj" failed to click at the box office, so Subhash Ghai is leaving no stone unturned to make his next directorial venture a musical delight. He has roped in successful composers like Salim-Suleiman and Ismail Darbar, and lyricist Irshad Kamil, for it.
Film: "Student Of The Year"; Music Director: Vishal-Shekhar; Lyricists: Anvita Dutt Guptan, Vishal Dadlani; Singers: Vishal Dadlani, Shefali Alvares, Shreya Ghoshal, Udit Narayan, Shekhar Ravijani, Salim Merchant, Neeti Mohan, Benny Dayal, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shahid Mallaya, Nisha Mascarenhas, Marianne D'Cruz, DJ Kiran Kamath: Rating: ****
Tripoli, Sept 6 (ANI): The United States and human rights organistaions around the world have urged Libyan authorities to give a fair trial to slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi's former intelligence chief after he was deported by Mauritania.
Vipul Mehta from Amritsar, Punjab has bagged the "Indian Idol 6" title in a grand finale held in Mumbai. Apart from Vipul, two other contestants were Devendra Pal Sing and Amit Kumar.
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) It was a tough call - three boys, all from Punjab, all excellent singers with a great audience connect. But it is Vipul Mehta from Amritsar, who bagged the "Indian Idol 6" title here Saturday night at a glittering grand finale.
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The music launch of Kareena Kapoor's most ambitious project "Heroine" at the Siddhi Vinayak temple here Thursday turned chaotic when crowd became uncontrollable.
Kabul, Aug. 28 (Xinhua-ANI): More than a dozen Taliban fighters gave up fighting and resumed normal life in Balkh province 305 km north of capital city Kabul on Tuesday.
Washington, August 27 (ANI): Healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables, proteins and total fats are consumed more often by the wealthy while poorer people consume more carbohydrates, according to a new study.
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has recorded a song for "Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) 6" with composer duo Salim-Sulaiman, says he had butterflies in his stomach while recording it.