Punjabi singer and rapper Honey Singh encountered yet another sticky situation on Tuesday as Punjab and Haryana High Court ordered the Punjab government to take action against the 29-year-old singer for lurid lyrics, asking the society to ‘boycott such singers’.
While you can step into this 24-hour café for a good cup of coffee in the middle of the night, the restaurant doesn’t fail to impress you in broad daylight either. Somya Abrol reports.
A government school teacher in south Kashmir's Anantnag district has been suspended after a photograph appeared online showing him relaxing on a chair as school children massaged his legs. VIDEO INSIDE
London Olympic bronze medalist and five times national champion boxer MC Mary Kom, today gave birth to a baby boy at a private hospital in Hatta, Imphal. Mary and her husband Onler already have six-year-old twin sons Rechungvar and Khupneivar. HT reports.
Human Rights Watch and the Syrian opposition National Coalition have condemned a gruesome video apparently showing a Syrian rebel fighter cutting out the heart of a regime soldier and eating it. VIDEO INSIDE
In TV serial Office Office, actor Manoj Pahwa’s constant samosa eating has tickled the funny bone of many a viewer. And since most of his roles have been as a comedian — be it in film Singh is Kinng or Dabangg — it’s a refreshing change when Manoj informs he is next playing a contract killer, and that too in a Punjabi film. In a chat with HT City, Manoj shares details about his film and his Punjabi connection.
As India increasingly becomes a country where crimes against women are on a steep rise, brutal incidents of violence against women grab headlines every other day. Guralambir Singh Alex, a Melbourne-based filmmaker, was so perturbed by these news pieces that he decided to use cinema to express his disapproval of such heinous crimes.
Nobody can define love more rhetorically than a soldier, and when he gets down to penning his love saga, one can only expect a tale laced with twists and turns. The new author to be inducted to the list of romantic novelists is decorated naval pilot, Commander Rajbir Gill, a recipient of Shaurya Chakra and Nao Sena Medal.
Writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar is really looking forward to Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" that features his son, actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar in the lead role. In the film, Farhan plays the "Flying Sikh" Milkha Singh, the legendary athlete. Javed says the film will be good as it has been helmed by a good director and good writer.
She started by writing a patriotic poem after the 1962 India-China war, which got published in a magazine when she was a student in Hoshiarpur. But over the years, poetess Manjit Indira’s sensibilities leaned towards the injustice and pain suffered by the common man.
Actor Shah Rukh Khan has reportedly earned a sum of Rs 8 crore for a 30-minute performance at a high-profile wedding in Dubai. And, he has apparently hiked his fee. “Even two years ago, he was charging Rs 4crore for a performance and R1 crore for an appearance,” Rashid Sayyed, an event manager was quoted as saying.
Actor Sherlyn Chopra, set to attend the 66th Cannes International Film Festival where the second trailer of her debut film Kamasutra 3D will be unveiled, will wear not one, not two but seven different costumes from seven parts of India.
After a six-month delay, Ishkq In Paris is set for a release. In city, the actors Preity Zinta, Rhehan Malliek and director Prem Raj get talking about the film...
There is a narrative of the mainstream media, art and culture. There is a narrative of those on the margins. Individuals, most of them knowingly and a small section unknowingly, take sides. But for documentary filmmaker Sanjay Kak, the choice was not hard because of the “opaque nature” of the mainstream.
Actor Akshay Kumar feels that women – mothers and wives – play an immense role in every man’s life. Today, on the occasion of Mother’s Day, the actor takes time out to discuss what this day means to him...