Kolkata Knight Riders’ bowling coach Wasim Akram (right), batting coach Jacques Kallis (centre) and coach Trevor Bayliss discuss strategy during an IPL match. Photograph: BCCI Asserting that the Indian Premier League is a great platform to sharpen skills, legendary pacer Wasim Akram said Pakistan and England are losing out big time by their players not playing in the cash-rich Twenty20 cricket tournament. "Not only IPL benefits players monetarily, they also get a chance to sharpen ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Director Don Sandy’s Mahabalipuram is an attempt to shed light on the plight of young girls who are drugged, raped and filmed in order to cater to the thriving porn industry, says S Saraswathi. Debutant director Don Sandy’s Mahabalipuram features an ensemble cast of Vinayak, Karunakaran, Ramesh Thilak, Karthik Sabesh, Vetri, Vithika Sheru and Angana Roy. The film brings to light the plight of young girls, who are drugged, raped and filmed in order to cater to ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago PIX: Bachchan Sr & Jr, Ameesha, Rohit's fiancee cheer for Mumbai Rediff.com, 3 days ago
The narrative has some gaping holes, but one can ignore them as the subject is not dealt in a serious or profound manner, says Paresh C Palicha Vineeth Sreenivasan (son of actor-writer-director Sreenivasan) made his debut in films as a singer, then went on to act and then write and direct. In Oru Vadakkan Selfie he is writer, lyricist, singer and actor. The director is his long time associate G Prajith. Vineeth shares the screen with his trusted friends Nivin Pauly and Aju ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Falling rate of women in the workforce include dropping out of education, raising children and family pressure Image: Employees sort lingerie before packing them inside the Intimate Fashions factory in Kanchipuram district, 30 km south of Chennai. Victoria's Secret bras a boost for rural Indian women. Photograph: Babu/Reuters. As Women’s Day rolls in and various debates around the Indian woman unfold–such as her role, education, freedom, responsibilities and job prospects–one ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Eight Tamil films coming up in theatres near you! Here's a look at the films. Which one are you looking forward to? En Vali Thani Vali Image: R K and Poonam in En Vali Thani Vali Director: Shaji KailasCast: R K and Poonam En Vazhi Thani Vazhi is a remake of the Hindi blockbuster Ab Tak Chhappan starring Nana Patekar. The film is directed by Shaji Kailas and has music by Srikanth Deva. Actor/producer R K plays the lead, supported by Meenakshi Dixit, Radha Ravi and Ashish ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Image: A woman wearing a mask blows bubbles as she sells toys at along the roadside in Mumbai Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters Some of the world’s most expensive cities and cheapest cities belong to Asia. Interestingly, the Indian subcontinent (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka) is home to cities that offer the best value for money, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit survey . The Worldwide Cost of Living is a bi-annual survey that compares ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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