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Rajpal Yadav reveals what he does to avoid getting typecast
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Rajpal Yadav, who has been in the film industry for 24 years, says he is happy with what he has achieved till date. However, the talented actor, who is mostly known for his comic roles, says he has broken stereotypes and tried to avoid getting typecast.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ex-Maoist teenage girl, who hunted cops, now aspires to be one!
Gondia (Maharashtra), Aug 1 (IANS) In a strange twist of fate, cops who once hunted this dreaded girl are now her jealous and zealous guardian angels -- and that same gun-wielding 19-year-old girl, who used to target cops and the security forces once, now aspires to be one of them.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Maha: First Zika virus case found in Pune; woman patient recovers
Pune (Maharashtra), July 31 (IANS) In a jolt to the Maharashtra health authorities grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic, the first-ever case of Zika virus has been detected in a woman from Belsar in Pune district, officials said here late on Saturday.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
'Feels Like Ishq' director Jaydeep Sarkar speaks about his leading ladies
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Whether it is Konkona Sensharma and Tilottoma Shome in one of the acclaimed short films 'Nayantara's Necklace or in the recently released 'Ishq Mastana' featuring budding star Tanya Maniktala, as part of the Netflix anthology 'Feels Like Ishq', filmmaker Jaydeep Sarkar is always trying to work with talents that suit the part and optimise the potential of every actress he collaborates with.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Penalty corners and defence hold the key for India, say Fernandes & Carvalho
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) When the Indian team takes on Great Britain in the quarterfinals of the men's hockey tournament at the Olympics on Sunday, they have to be careful of three things -- convert penalty corners, defend strongly and attack incisively.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Ex-Axis manager swindled his own bank of Rs 26.84L: Police
Palghar (Maharashtra), July 31 (IANS) Former Manager of Axis Bank, Anil Dubey - who looted the ICICI Bank and killed a woman Deputy Manager on Thursday - has now been charged with allegedly cheating his immediate previous employer of Rs 26.84 lakh (Rs 2.68 mn), police said here on Saturday.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ava Aashna Chopra shares excitement on debut in India with Punjabi movie 'Soniye Ve'
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Singapore-raised model and actress Ava Aashna Chopra is all set for her entry in the Indian entertainment industry with Punjabi movie 'Soniye Ve' in which she is portraying the role of an NRI who visits India to learn 'bhangra'.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Amaal Mallik thrilled to compose music for Prabhas' film 'Radhe Shyam'
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Talented singer-composer Amaal Mallik will be composing the music for Telugu star Prabhas' upcoming film 'Radhe Shyam'.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Johnny Lever is smiling because comedy is now serious business
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) In recent times, one of the renowned Marathi comedian-actor-mimicry artists Madhav Moghe passed away and Bollywood veteran Johnny Lever paid tribute to him. Looking back at this whole transformation of how the presence of comedians used to be quite elementary back in the day in cinema to now, as youngsters are making it a full-time profession and counted as 'artists' by society, Johnny tries to analyse the change.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kriti says sudden weight loss-gain 'not a healthy thing to do'
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Kriti Sanon walked the extra mile to nail her look in the film 'Mimi'. The actress had to put on some extra kilos to play a pregnant woman and gained weight in "two and a half months".
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jacqueline Fernandez explains why action film 'Vikrant Rona' is 'super special'
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says the upcoming film 'Vikrant Rona' will be super special and memorable for her. The actress has come on board Kannada star Kichcha Sudeepa's multilingual film.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
11-time MLA Ganpatrao Deshmukh cremated with full state honours (Ld)
Solapur, (Maharashtra), July 31 (IANS) India's second-longest serving legislator and Peasants & Workers Party (PWP) senior leader Ganpatrao Annasaheb Deshmukh, who passed away on Friday, was cremated with full state honours in Sangola here on Saturday afternoon, official sources said.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
What A Shot! Farah Khan on what's it like directing M.S. Dhoni
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan recently directed Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni for a commercial.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
KJo says Kareena, Ranbir can get Over-The-Top quotient right
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is all set to host 'Bigg Boss OTT', says actors Ranbir Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan can raise the Over-The-Top quotient if they enter the reality show.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pankaj Tripathi on being called uncrowned 'king' of OTT
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) The growing popularity of the OTT space has helped in bringing talented actors to the forefront and one such name is Pankaj Tripathi, who has amassed a big fan following with his portrayal of Kaleen Bhaiya from 'Mirzapur' and Guruji from 'Sacred Games'.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Medical personnel invited on sets of comedy show
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) A new non-fiction comedy show on television has taken the initiative to make our frontline workers, especially medical personnel, laugh at a time when they are working very hard amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
Atul Kulkarni: Filmmaking is about collaboration
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Filmmaking is a collaborative effort and good collaborations result in great projects, says National Award-winning actor Atul Kulkarni.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IL&FS plans to sell stake in Shendra Green Energy
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) IL&FS has sought request for proposals to sell the stake of IL&FS Energy Development Company Ltd (IEDCL) in Shendra Green Energy Ltd (SGEL).
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Kartik looks forward to bring alive romantic thriller 'Freddy'
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Kartik Aaryan is all set to star in the upcoming movie 'Freddy' directed by Shashanka Ghosh. The actor says he is looking forward to bringing the romantic thriller to life.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
11-time Maha MLA Ganpatrao Deshmukh dies at 95
Solapur, (Maharashtra), July 31 (IANS) India's second-longest-serving legislator and Peasants & Workers Party (PWP) senior leader Ganpatrao Deshmukh passed away following a brief illness at a private hospital here late on Friday, family sources said.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Profit bookings, global cues subdue equity indices (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Profit bookings as well as global concerns over the fast-paced spread of the Delta+ variant of Covid-19 subdued India's key equity indices on Friday.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Hina Khan learnt to ride bike for her role in 'Lines'
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Actress Hina Khan, whose film "Lines" recently released on an OTT platform, had to shoot scenes involving bike rides for which she learnt how to ride a bike in order to ace the part.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Armaan Malik's new Tamil song 'Eppa Paarthaalum' is out
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Armaan Malik is quite excited about his new Tamil song 'Eppa Paarthaalum', which is a collaboration with music composer Hiphop Tamizha that released on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
NFAI gets rare 450 glass slides of early Telugu cinema
Pune, July 30 (IANS) In a major acquisition, the National Film Archive of India (NFAI) has acquired over 450 glass slides of early Telugu cinema to add to its existing collection, it was announced on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Neha Bhasin first confirmed 'Bigg Boss OTT' contestant
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Singer Neha Bhasin has been named as the first confirmed contestant of the new season of the controversial reality show 'Bigg Boss OTT'.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India's forex reserves fall by over $1.58 bn
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves declined by $1.581 billion, during the week ended July 23.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Against BJP's 5-year celebrations, Congress's 'eye opening programme' in Gujarat
Gandhinagar July 30 (IANS) Against the BJP 's nine days statewide celebrations marking the five years of the Vijay Rupani-Nitin Patel government in Gujarat, the state unit of the Congress on Friday announced it's statewide "eye opening programme" depicting the BJP government's failures and incompetence of two and a half decades.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai' cast nostalgic as show completes 1,600 episodes
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) The cast of "Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai" is celebrating the success of the popular comedy show as it completes 1,600 episodes.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Vikrant Massey says boredom drives him to juggle genres
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) In the last two years, actor Vikrant Massey has appeared in more than five films and shared frames with actresses like Deepika Padukone, Taapsee Pannu, Bhumi Pednekar, Konkona Sensharma, Sweta Tripathi and most recently, Kriti Kharbanda.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TV soap 'Tujhse Hai Raabta' to go off air on July 31
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Popular television soap "Tujhse Hai Raabta", which has been running for almost three years, has come to and end.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Mumbai City FC rope in experienced striker Igor Angulo
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Reigning Indian Super League (ISL) champions Mumbai City FC on Friday signed 37-year-old Spanish striker Igor Angulo on a one-year contract.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Hasan Zaidi hopes to spread hope through 'Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana'
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Actor Hasan Zaidi, who can be seen in his new show "Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana", he hopes that the show spreads positivity in the grim times of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
New comedy TV show aims to tickle viewers' funny bone
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) A new non-fiction comedy show is coming on television which aims to tickle the funny bone of the audience and help them beat the pandemic blues.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Chef Sanjeev Kapoor to distribute 15K meals daily to Maha flood victims
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) With many parts of Maharashtra getting badly affected by devastating floods, celebrated chef Sanjeev Kapoor, along with the World Central Kitchen (WCK) founded by chef Jose Andres and Taj Hotels, has launched an initiative to provide fresh-cooked meals in the flood-hit regions of Chiplun and Mahad.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Director Rensil D'Silva unveils the story behind 'Dial 100'
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) As the Manoj Bajpayee starrer 'Dial 100' is gearing up for release, Director Rensil D'Silva shares the inception of the thriller drama.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Vandana Vithlani happy to bounce back after hard times
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Gujarati actress Vandana Vithlani, who is known for her role as 'Urmila Shah' in "Saath Nibhaana Saathiya", is going to play a prominent role in "Tera Mera Saath Rahe" starring Giaa Manek and Rupal Patel in lead roles.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Pune woman IPS officer's 'free biryani' order lands her in soup
Pune, July 30 (IANS) A Pune woman IPS officer's alleged instructions to an aide to arrange "free" biryani and other mouth-watering dishes has landed her in soup.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Axis Bank sacks Manager who looted ICICI Bank, killed woman officer
Palghar (Maharashtra), July 30 (IANS) In a scene out of a crime thriller, a debt-ridden Axis Bank Branch Manager allegedly committed an unsuccessful heist on an ICICI Bank branch, stabbed a woman deputy branch head to death, attempted to flee but was caught caught by locals, police said here on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hopes of healthy Q1 results lift equity indices (Ld)
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Hopes of healthy quarterly results as well as some value buying opportunities buoyed India's equity markets during the pre-noon trade session on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Drashti Dhami: My look in 'The Empire' reflects royalty
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Drashti Dhami's first look from the upcoming epic period drama "The Empire" was unveiled on Friday. The actress said that it reflects royalty and also allows her to shapeshift into the warrior she can be.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Modi, Shah to virtually join Gujarat govt's 5-year celebration from Aug 1 to 9
Gandhinagar, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will virtually join the celebrations between August 1 and 9 to mark the five years of the Rupani-Nitin Patel government in Gujarat.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Hopes of healthy Q1 results lift equity indices
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Hopes of healthy quarterly results as well as some value buying opportunities lifted India's equity markets during the morning trade session on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tokyo Insights: A teary end to the glittering career of Mary Kom
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Indian boxing legend MC Mary Kom bowed out of the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, ending a glittering career on a teary note.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Kavita Krishnamurthy shares story behind lyrics of 'Hawa Hawai'
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Renowned singer Kavita Krishnamurthy has given a plethora of chartbuster tracks over the years.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Global cues, value buying lift equities, metal stocks' shine (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) India's key Indian equity indices made healthy gains on Thursday, following positive global cues.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bombay HC to resume partial physical, virtual hearings from Monday
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) In a significant move for lawyers and litigants, the Bombay High Court will re-start a hybrid system of physical and virtual hearings from August 2 in view of the improved Covid-19 situation in the state, officials said on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hockey rankings: Indian men rise to 3rd spot, women slip to 12th
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) The Netherlands' 2-2 draw with Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympics has caused upheaval in the FIH Rankings with India moving up to the third spot ahead of the Dutch.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
Ex-India pacer Vinay Kumar joins Mumbai Indians as talent scout
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Former India pacer Vinay Kumar was appointed as talent scout for IPL franchise Mumbai Indians on Thursday. Vinay is the latest addition to the talent scout division of the defending champions, which also includes Parthiv Patel in its ranks.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Hina Khan shares her excitement about movie 'Lines'
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Hina Khan's recent song video 'Baarish' crossed 250 million hits and now her film 'Lines' first song 'Jehlam de dariya' composed by Sufi singer and poet Rohil Bhatia and sung by Yash Chaudhary is out on Zee Music.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Aani Kay Hava 3' unfolds different dimensions of modern couple
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Priya Bapat and Umesh Kamat reprise their roles of Jui and Saket in the third season of Marathi web show 'Aani Kay Hava' (What more do we want). Directed by Varun Narvekar, it is a story of a couple who are trying to keep their relationship fresh after years of marriage.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz