Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Singer Sonu Nigam, who was at a show at a college in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city Saturday night, is upset after the organiser, the college owner humiliated him post concert by not letting him leave to catch his flight from Delhi despite repeated requests. "I was not supposed to go for the show as my mom was in a critical condition and despite that I went and performed for three hours as I had given a commitment but I was completely zapped with the behavior of Manish Jain who is the college owner," the singer told reporters here Monday. "After the concert I had to leave for Delhi to catch the 4 a.m.
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Ram Gopal Varma's "The Attacks of 26/11" has been simultaneously shot in English and Hindi and for the first time Nana Patekar will be heard delivering dialogues in English. Confirming this, Varma said: "'Attacks of 26/11' is also in English
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Jahan-e-Khusrau is back with its 12th edition. From Indian names to Pakistani singer Abida Parveen and Mercan Dede from Istanbul, the festival promises to enthral music connoisseurs by presenting some of the eminent Sufi artists from across the world. The three-day festival will take place at Arab ki Sarai, Humayun Tomb, starting March
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 25 (IANS) The controversy over an award-winning Malayalam movie, which has an indirect reference to late Congress leader K.Karunakaran, Monday turned into a slanging match between the ruling UDF and the CPI-M after the state culture minister criticised the film. Culture Minister K.C. Joseph said that creative freedom is not a license to defame anyone
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Reacting to rumours that he has roped in superstar Rajinikanth for his next Tamil outing, cinematographer-turned-director K.V. Anand said it is not true.
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar was so impressed with Saqib Saleem's work that he has not only singed him for his banner but also mentored him in how to face media. Saqib will soon be seen in "Mere Dad Ki Maruti" (MDKM), a forthcoming venture of Y-Films, an arm of Yash Raj Films (YRF). "Saqib is part of not one but two big banners - YRF and Dharma Productions
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) The censor board has denied approval to a Bengali film for "distorting history" by ridiculing the swearing-in ceremony of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as well as her Singur movement which caused Tata Motors exit from the state. A member of the board's regional revising committee, however, cited the "obscene and abusive language" in the movie as the reason behind denial of clearance for it. "Kangal Malsat (Beggars' war cry)", based on a Nabarun Bhattacharya novel of the same name, and directed by Suman Mukhopadhyay, has also been refused certification for "irresponsibly portraying" Soviet leader Joseph Stalin
Tehran, Feb 25 (IANS) The best film Oscar for the CIA thriller "Argo" has riled Iran, which says the award has unveiled the "bare politicization in Hollywood". "In the era that politicization in Hollywood was very strong, and every awards and festivals in Hollywood had paid much attention to the anti-Iranian movie 'Argo', the 85th Academy Awards ceremony, unveiled the bare politicization in Hollywood," said mehrnews.com. US First Lady Michelle Obama introduced the nominations and the winner via a video conference from White House
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Singer Ronnie Wood gave his ex-wife Jo a bag of cocaine after she gave birth to their son, says a book.
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) The Oscar awards may not have anything common with 'Laddoos', a traditional Indian sweet, but they found a common link in Chandigarh Monday.