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...
Having rolled out nine Rs 100 crore earners last year, Bollywood seems to have entered a comfort zone, say experts, as the only movie to have entered the coveted club so far is the multi-starrer Race 2, and that too by a narrow margin.
One of the underlying factors that motivate soldiers in armies across the world to kill or die is a sense of belonging to the land that they defend and protect. So, what made Bukkam Singh, Lachman Singh, Loala Singh and seven others enlist themselves in the Canadian army and fight in World War I despite being denied Canadian citizenship?
From the 1980s till early 1990s, Punjab was burning in the ashes of what has been recorded as its worst period of loss, tragedy and anarchy. Days seemed like endless nights as the colour of Punjabi soil took on a red hue after mixing with the blood of its own youth, heartlessly wrenching away the warmth of blanket of belongingness that roots provide.
Bollywood ladies are ready to rock the 66th Cannes Film Festival, all in desi outfits. At the coveted international fest, which will take place from May 15-26, actors Vidya Balan, Sonam Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai...