Kareena sports bold, glamorous avatar for LFW finale

Kareena sports bold, glamorous avatar for LFW finale

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan showcases the creation of fashion designers Shantanu and Nikhil during Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer/Resort 2019 in Mumbai. (Photo: IANS) Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan on Sunday brought the curtains down on the five-day Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer/Resort, with a neat, bold avatar in an all-black ensemble […]

Tahira, Sonali urge people to fight, not fear cancer

Tahira, Sonali urge people to fight, not fear cancer

Mumbai, February 4 (IANS) On the occasion of World Cancer Day on Monday, actress Sonali Bendre Behl and filmmaker Tahira Kashyap Khurrana, who are battling cancer, urged people not to be “afraid” of the disease. Sonali, who has recently returned to work after spending months in New York for treatment of metastatic cancer, took to […]

Sonam is making brave choices: Anil Kapoor

Sonam is making brave choices: Anil Kapoor

Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) As actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is being lauded for promoting the LGBTQ community in her latest release “Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga”, her father and actor Anil Kapoor, who has shared screen space with her for the first time in the film, says she is making brave choices in […]

Marriage has been a lucky charm: Saina Nehwal

Marriage has been a lucky charm: Saina Nehwal

Mumbai, February 3 (IANS) For London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal, life after marrying fellow shuttler Parupalli Kashyap last December has been a “dream run”. India’s star shuttler, who recently won the Indonesia Masters — her first title in two years — says it won’t be wrong to call marriage her “lucky charm”. “Everything is […]

Rado announces Star Prize India at India Art Fair

Rado announces Star Prize India at India Art Fair

New Delhi: Rado announces the Rado Star Prize India 2019 at India Art Fair 2019, in New Delhi, on 31 Jan, 2019. (Photo: Amlan Paliwal/IANS) New Delhi, February 1 (IANS) Swiss watchmaker Rado announced the first ever Rado Star Prize India and opened calls for design project entries by upcoming Indian designers at the India […]

Language is my friend, fiction my first love: Arundhati Roy

Language is my friend, fiction my first love: Arundhati Roy

New Delhi, January 31 (PTI) She writes poetic prose, employs redolent metaphors and evokes utmost admiration for her novelistic virtues. Arundhati Roy is anything but a boring author. The 1997 Booker Prize-winner, who is equally at ease writing scathing essays, says she is a “disciplined writer” whose heart lies in fiction as it is a […]

I failed more times than I succeeded, says Mahesh Bhatt

I failed more times than I succeeded, says Mahesh Bhatt

Mumbai, January 30 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt said that he failed more times than he succeeded in his professional as well as personal life. Bhatt, who made memorable films like ‘Saaransh’, ‘Naam’, ‘Sadak’ and ‘Zakhm’, was addressing the students of Khalsa College here on Tuesday. When asked if he ever feared of anything in […]

My censor board is my own heart and mind: Pooja Bhatt

My censor board is my own heart and mind: Pooja Bhatt

Mumbai, January 31 (IANS) From producing a movie franchise like “Jism” to a film like “Cabaret”, actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt has been redefining the image of women in Indian cinema since the 1990s. She says she will never project women in a vulgar manner while celebrating their sensuality and beauty. “Since I started as an actress […]

Obesity, bad nutrition, climate change pose triple danger, commission says

Obesity, bad nutrition, climate change pose triple danger, commission says

Eight-month-old Santiago Mendoza waits with his mother Eunice Fandino at a clinic for the obese in Bogota March 19, 2014. REUTERS/John Vizcaino The Lancet Commission on Obesity says a $1 billion fund and action strategies targeting food policy and production are needed urgently to support health, the environment and economic well-being NEW YORK, Jauaryn 29 […]

My mother is the reason I’m here now: Anuradha Roy

My mother is the reason I’m here now: Anuradha Roy

Anuradha Roy. (Photo credit: Guillaume Bonnier) Jaipur, January 28 (IANS) Man Booker Prize nominated novelist Anuradha Roy said on Sunday that her mother is the reason that she is here — known on the global stage as a writer par excellence — now. Roy started writing at the age of six, when her mother gifted […]

Raj Thackeray makes ‘power’ statement at son Amit’s wedding

Raj Thackeray makes ‘power’ statement at son Amit’s wedding

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray with his wife Rashmi Thackeray and son Aditya Thackeray at the wedding reception of his nephew Amit Thackeray in Mumbai, on Jan 27, 2019. (Photo: IANS) Mumbai, January 27 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray’s son Amit got married to fashion designer Mitali Borude in a traditional Maharashtrian style […]