STR all set to learn martial arts for Venkat Prabhu’s film

TR, who is basking in the success of his latest film, Vantha Rajavathan Varuven, is all set to leave to Thailand to learn martial arts for his upcoming film, Maanadu. The film is directed by Venkat Prabhu and Raashi Khanna will play the leading lady. Music for the film is by Yuvan Shankar Raja and editing by Praveen KL. The team recently […]

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‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga’ review: Lightweight approach to queer romance

ELKDTAL might be about a story, that’s “new” to Bollywood but Sonam K Ahuja can’t rise above teary-eyed tepidness as the lead In a scene early on in ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’ (ELKDTAL), Sweety (Sonam K. Ahuja), a chance spectator of writer Sahil Mirza’s (Rajkummar Rao) play, tells him why it doesn’t […]

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Vijay Mallya, UBL kept Rs 7,500 crore safely away while Kingfisher was unravelling

Promoters of KingfisherNSE 0.00 % Airlines Ltd (KAL), including embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya and United Breweries Holdings Ltd (UBHL), were in possession of substantial quantities of movable assets in the form of shares of various public limited companies but showed no intention to clear dues of banks with these instruments, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) […]

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Any film will only work with a human story, says director Jenuse Mohamed

Jenuse Mohamed seems to have a fascination for numbers. After his début film 100 Days of Love, he returns to the marquee today with 9 (Nine), a film that has many firsts to its credit. Promoted as the first sci-fi thriller in Malayalam with a lot of interesting, state-of-the-art VFX work, the film is reportedly […]

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Mumbai shivers at 11°C; coldest February day in a decade

Cold wave grips State, thunderstorm warning issued in several districts The city experienced its coldest day in a decade with the Santacruz observatory recording a minimum temperature of 11 degrees Celsius on Saturday. The minimum temperature fell seven degrees below normal (18.2°C), while the maximum temperature at 24.2 degrees Celsius fell seven degrees below normal […]

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Barcelona Give Fresh Hope To La Liga Rivals After Bilbao Stalemate

Lionel Messi was short of fitness and Barcelona lacked spark as a goalless draw away to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday offered fresh hope to their rivals in the title race. A thigh injury had limited Messi to 27 minutes against Real Madrid on Wednesday and while he played the full match at San Mames, Barca’s […]

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Centre Launches Third Round Of Oil And Gas Blocks For Exploration

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: The government on Sunday launched the third bidding round under its open acreage licensing policy (OALP), according to a statement. Twenty three blocks covering an area of 32,000 square kilometers were offered for bidding, out of which 5 are for extraction of coal bed methane. Total exploration acreage is expected to more than […]

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Personal Attacks By PM “Unwarranted”: Chandrababu Naidu On Protest Day

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is sitting on a day-long fast in Delhi today to demand special status for the state. The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief launched his ”Dharma Porata Deeksha” (a day-long protest for justice) at the Andhra Pradesh Bhavan to urge the centre to fulfil promises made when Telangana was […]

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