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70th Independence Day: 10 things that haven’t changed for

70th Independence Day: 10 things that haven’t changed for India

India | Aug 15, 2016, 05:33 PM IST

It was 70 years ago that India made its tryst with destiny, and awakened to a life of freedom on August 15, 1947. The path to freedom was not easy and took countless days of

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Delhi hit-and-run: Will money drive bystanders to help accident victims ?

India | Aug 12, 2016, 07:18 AM IST

In the light of the death of a security guard in West Delhi's Subhash Nagar area, AAp government today said it will soon announce a scheme under which people will be rewarded for taking victims

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Rishi Kapoor mocks Kim Kardashian: 10 controversial tweets which make him the King of trolls

Bollywood | Aug 10, 2016, 08:35 AM IST

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has been lately making waves on Twitter with his acerbic wit and scathing sense of humour. From giving back to the persistent fans of his son Ranbir Kapoor, to his 'Baap

zubaan movie review

Zubaan Movie Review

Bollywood | Mar 04, 2016, 01:29 PM IST

Rating: **1/2 ( 2.5/5)Film: ZubaanCast: Vicky Kaushal, Manish Chaudhari, Sarah-Jane DaisDirector: Mozez SinghDirected by Mozez Singh, Zubaan is a musical drama that tells the story of a young lad's journey of self-discovery and about following

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Tere Bin Laden Dead or Alive movie review: Comedy is the last thing in this brain-dead sequel

Bollywood | Feb 26, 2016, 04:23 PM IST

Rating: 1.5/5 Stars (One and half stars)Star Cast: Manish Paul, Pradyuman, Sikander Kher, Piyush MishraDirector: Abhishek SharmaSix years after giving us a satirical comedy ‘Tere Bin Laden', director Abhishek Sharma has come up with a

10 funniest nicknames in world cricket

10 funniest nicknames in world cricket

Cricket | Sep 23, 2015, 03:04 PM IST

Most of us have a nickname as our loved ones often call us out of pure affection or at times to pull our leg and these names just stick with us forever. Nicknames can be

first job... office jitters that every new joinee would

First job...? Office jitters that every new-joinee would relate to!

Lifestyle | Oct 16, 2014, 12:32 PM IST

Remember, when our parents use to say, "Jis din khud kamaoge na beta tab pata chalega"...Soon after you land your first job, the next few days often looks little muddled up before you get used

the conundrum called social media

The Conundrum called Social Media!

Lifestyle | Oct 17, 2014, 12:36 PM IST

Ever since we were exposed to Internet, something changed inside us!And with social media now surpassing our social lives, world has changed for us in many ways.Overindulgence with social network results in various social media

8 most annoying individuals in every friend group

8 most annoying individuals in every friend group!

Lifestyle | Oct 21, 2014, 01:13 PM IST

Sitting with your group of friends over coffee, or enjoying the street food (cherished during your office/college days) together was one thing that you'll never forget.And remembering your good old days makes you somewhere a

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How a small tracking device installed in sonography machine changed Indore's sex ratio

Lifestyle | Mar 11, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

Indore: ‘Laadli', a tracking device has come to the rescue of thousands of girl children who would have otherwise lost their lives before opening eyes in the world. The device is known to be resulting

pathetic bollywood remakes of classic south korean flicks

Pathetic Bollywood remakes of classic South Korean flicks

Bollywood | Jun 28, 2016, 11:19 AM IST

We have heavily copied flicks from Hollywood and that is a well known fact!But it seems, even Hollywood is running out of creativity and with their lack of originality, Bollywood is turning its way to

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Bollywood trends set by India's first feature film Raja Harishchandra

Bollywood | May 03, 2015, 06:14 PM IST

Raja Harishchandra, India's first full-length feature film directed by the father of Indian Cinema Dadasaheb Phalke, marked the beginning of filmmaking in India that later snowballed into a multimillion dollar entertainment industry.The original movie was

abcd 2 movie review a film tailor made for dance lovers

ABCD 2 movie review: A film tailor made for dance lovers, fails to impress on other fronts

Bollywood | Jun 20, 2015, 11:01 AM IST

The second installment of the ABCD franchisee is bigger on scale with breathtaking dance sequences, foot- tapping sound track but not so amazing script.The film is inspired by the real-life story of Mumbai-based Fictitious Dance

40 years of emergency 4 indian movies that suffered during

40 years of emergency: 4 Indian movies that suffered during the period

Bollywood | Jun 25, 2015, 10:51 AM IST

40 years ago on this very day, the then prime minister of India, Indira Gandhi imposed emergency after honourable Supreme Court did not allow her to take part in parliament proceedings despite being an MP.Mrs.

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Miss Tanakpur Hazir Ho movie review: An entertaining flick with a strong social message

Bollywood | Jul 01, 2015, 08:15 PM IST

Vinod kapri's ' Miss Tanakpur Hazir Ho'  is a social satire cum a love story. It's a running commentary on the existing system where witness can be created, proof can be tampered and powerful can

guddu rangeela movie review a comic caper that suddenly

Guddu Rangeela Movie Review: a comic caper that suddenly turns into a revenge saga

Bollywood | Jul 06, 2015, 08:32 AM IST

After making two back to back hits, Phans Gaye Obama and Jolly LLB, films that earned both critical and commercial acclaim, Subhash Kapoor is back with his latest offering Guddu Rangeela.Set in the backdrop of

can prime minister modi revive bollywood s fortune in russia

Can Prime Minister Modi revive Bollywood's fortune in Russia?

Bollywood | Jul 07, 2015, 06:00 PM IST

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi slated to visit old ally Russia tomorrow, India would be looking to further cement its friendship with world's largest country.The two sides would be looking to deepen the cultural ties

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Epic battle scenes, breath taking visuals make Bahubali a must watch

Bollywood | Jul 10, 2015, 05:46 PM IST

SS Rajamouli's first installment of Bahubali is finally out. The buzz surrounding the movie has made it the talk of the town. So whether the hype around the film is justified, whether it is the

drishyam movie review a promising thriller weakened by ajay

Drishyam movie review: A promising thriller weakened by Ajay's wooden acting

Bollywood | Jul 31, 2015, 06:40 PM IST

Film: DrishyamLanguage: HindiCast: Ajay Devgn, Tabu, Shriya Saran, Ishita Dutta, Mrinal Jadhav, Rajat Kapoor and Kamlesh SawantDirector: Nishikant KamatRating: ***Drishyam is the Hindi remake of Jeetu Joseph's original Malyalam thriller of the same name. It

bangistan movie review a secular comic caper that turns

Bangistan Movie Review: A secular comic caper that turns preachy

Bollywood | Aug 07, 2015, 06:43 PM IST

Film: BangistanLanguage: HindiCast: Riteish Deshmukh, Pulkit Samrat, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Kumud Mishra and Arya BabbarDirector: Karan AnshumanRating: **Bangistan is a satirical comedy that lampoons the religious fundamentalism prevalent in our society.  It's a well -intentioned

manjhi the mountain man review a good film that could have

'Manjhi-The Mountain Man' review: A good film that could have been brilliant

Bollywood | Aug 21, 2015, 11:36 AM IST

'Manjhi-The Mountain Man' is the biopic of Dashrath Manjhi, a real life hero who moved a mountain in the real sense with his pure courage and unflinching conviction.The film follows the life of Dashrath Manjhi

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Phantom movie review: Saif and Katrina fizzle in this unreal drama

Bollywood | Aug 28, 2015, 10:51 PM IST

It's been long since anyone has created mayhem in Pakistan after Gadar. Phantom could be the poetic justice of director Kabir Khan to balance things off after his blockbuster Bajranigi Bhaijaan. While in Bajrangi, Sallu

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'Welcome Back' movie review: A sequel very hard to welcome back

Bollywood | Sep 04, 2015, 11:16 AM IST

Cast: John Abraham, Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor, Shruti Haasan, Paresh Rawal, Ankita Shrivastava, Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia, Shiney AhujaDirector: Anees BazmeeRating: 2 /5Anees Bazmee's latest caper closely follows on the heels of its predecessor, Welcome,

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Hero Movie Review: Sooraj and Athiya's chemistry will get on your nerves

Bollywood | Sep 11, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

Cast: Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shetty, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Aditya PancholiDirector: Nikhil AdvaniRating : 1.5 starsIn one of the iconic scenes in the film, Radha advices Sooraj to ctrl- alt- del his violent past and start afresh

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Singh is Bling movie review: Even with its flaws, Akshay makes it partly watchable

Bollywood | Oct 02, 2015, 11:04 PM IST

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson, Lara Dutta, Rati Agnihotri, Yograj Singh, Kay Kay Menon, Kunal KapoorDirection: PrabhudhevaRatings: 2.5Among the many cringe inducing moments in the film that includes bovines talking about humans, Kay Kay Menon's

jazbaa review even aishwarya irrfan could not save this

Jazbaa Review: Even Aishwarya, Irrfan could not save this poorly directed film

Bollywood | Oct 11, 2015, 06:32 AM IST

Cast: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Irrfan Khan, Shabana Azmi, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Atul Kulkarni, Jackie Shroff and Sara Arjun;Director: Sanjay GuptaRating: **1/2Sanjay Gupta's love for foreign cinema is an open secret.His immensely popular Kaante drew heavily

pyaar ka punchnama 2 review a promising sequel that bursts

Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 review- A promising sequel that bursts the bubble of happy couple

Bollywood | Oct 17, 2015, 01:20 PM IST

Cast: Kartik Aaryan, Nushrat Bharucha, Sunny Singh,Sonalli Sehgall,Ishita Raj,Omkar KapoorDirector: Luv RanjanRating: 2.5/5Luv Ranjan's directorial debut--Pyar Ka Punchnama was a surprise hit of 2011, the film went on to develop a cult following especially among

review there is nothing shaandaar about this shahid alia

Review: There is nothing 'Shaandaar' about this Shahid-Alia starrer

Bollywood | Oct 23, 2015, 02:37 PM IST

Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Pankaj Kapoor, Sanah Kapur, Sanjay Kapoor, Sushma SethDirector: Vikas BahlRatings: ** (2/5)Vikas Bahl's Shaandaar has the backing of several creative minds so people were pinning high hopes from the film

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Main Aur Charles Review: A Coming of Age Thriller

Bollywood | Oct 30, 2015, 04:48 PM IST

Cast: Randeep Hooda, Richa Chaddha, Adil HussainDirector: Prawaal RamanStar: *** (3/5)When a lady psychologist is told to read the mind of the hardened criminal Charles, following the session, she comes out deciding that she needs

prem ratan dhan payo salman shines in this otherwise

Prem Ratan Dhan Payo: Salman shines in this otherwise missable flick

Bollywood | Nov 13, 2015, 07:41 AM IST

Cast: Salman Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Swara Bhaskar, Armaan Kohli, Deepak DobriyalDirection: Sooraj BarjatyaRatings: ** (2/5)Salman Khan joined hands with Sooraj Barjatya after 16 years to make a family drama and

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Tamasha movie review: Ranbir, Deepika shine in this long but rewarding film

Bollywood | Nov 27, 2015, 07:00 PM IST

Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone,Javed SheikhDirector: Imtiaz AliMusic: A.R.RehmanRating: ***(3/5)Tamasha offers a wonderful message to the audience. It simply tells us to come out of the facade that we put before the world and discover

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Hate Story 3 Review: A sleaze-fest that soon becomes a snooze-fest

Bollywood | Dec 07, 2015, 01:09 PM IST

Ratings: * (1/5)Hate Story 3 is an erotic thriller starring Sharman Joshi, Karan Singh Grover, Zarine Khan, and Daisy Shah .Directed by Vishal Pandya, it is the third instalment in Hate Story franchisee .The film

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Dilwale Movie Review: SRK-Kajol sizzle but the rest fizzles

Bollywood | Dec 19, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Varun Dhawan,Kirti Shanon,Jhonny Lever,Boman IraniGenre: Comedy, DramaDirector: Rohit ShettyStars : ** 1/2 ( 2.5/5)There is something about Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol that never ceases to amaze us.Even after two

wazir movie review when a thriller becomes chess pe charcha

Wazir movie review: When a thriller becomes œChess pe Charcha

Bollywood | Jan 08, 2016, 06:50 PM IST

Rating: **(2/5)Helmed by talented director Bejoy Nambiar and written by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Abhijat Joshi, ‘Wazir', which features Farhan Akhtar and Amitabh Bachchan in pivotal roles, was expected to be a perfect opener for

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Airlift review: Akshay shines in this brilliant geo-political thriller

Bollywood | Jan 25, 2016, 06:09 PM IST

Cast: Akshay Kumar,Nimrat Kaur,Kumud Mishra, In-aamulhaqRating: ***(3/5)Director: Raja Krishna MenonIt's a daunting task for a director to tell a big story based on real life events in an efficient manner without losing sight of its

mastizaade movie review a non sensical caper that solely

Mastizaade movie review: A non-sensical caper that solely relies on Sunny Leone's skin

Bollywood | Jan 29, 2016, 05:17 PM IST

Cast: Sunny Leone, Tusshar Kapoor, Vir Das, Ritiesh Deshmukh, Suresh MenonGenre: Adult ComdeyRating: * 1/2 ( 1.5 /5 stars )Mastizaade comes off as a typically bawdy sex comedy solely aimed at pleasing true genre fans.Since