And no, says Sukanya Verma, the list doesn't start and stop with Boman Irani! Often caricatured on celluloid, there's more to the small but solid Parsi community than quirks and accent. Quite a few of them have made an invaluable contribution to the Hindi film industry with their artistic vision and compelling talent. In Rangoon, an ambitious period drama directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, Saif Ali Khan's character is named Rustom Bilimoria, a Parsi film producer. Here's looking at Bollywood's best ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
A total of 352 players were up for grabs in the auction out of an original pool of 799 (which was shortened after consultation with the eight franchises). This year's auction attracted more interest as eight England cricketers- Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Jonny ...DNA, 6 days ago
The talented Avinash Mani expectedly hogged the limelight, while Khushi Dinesh and Vaishnav Hegde produced impressive performances on the opening day of the swimming competitions at the State Olympic Games here on Tuesday. At the Corporation swimming pool, ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill which makes holding of more than 10 old notes of Rs 500/1000 denomination punishable with a minimum fine of Rs 10,000, with the government saying the aim was to check parallel economy using the scrapped notes. Piloting the Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said it will extinguish the government's liability towards scrapped notes and also eliminate the possibility of their bring used as parallel ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Where would Hindi cinema and we the audience be without these huge talents over the last several decades, who simply made it a habit to take risks and (mostly) introduce fresh faces or give strugglers their designer breakthroughs? Sajid Nadiadwala recently ...Bollywood Hungama, 1 month ago
India's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara started off the 13th edition of DY Patil T20 Cup with an uncharacteristic century to guide Indian Oil to an emphatic 10-wicket win over Air India. Pujara slammed an unbeaten 108 off 73 balls (14x4s, 2x6s) to register the commanding victory for his side. At the University Ground in neighbouring Navi Mumbai, Air India batted first to post 180 for four in their 20 overs. Manvinder Bisla (67 off 56 balls, 6x4s, 3x6s) and Naman Ojha (47) started off well for ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
While there’s hardly any field that Twitter doesn’t singe and create controversy, this year wasa particular bad year for social media and cricket. A high number of controversies weregenerated and cricketers were left fuming at the chain of events. A look ...Sify, 1 month ago
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