HindustanTimes Thu,21 Aug 2014


Story of last King of Punjab Maharaja Dalip Singh to go on celluloid

 The story of the tragic king of Punjab Maharja Dalip Singh is all set to go celluloid. Based on the his real life story of the last King of Punjab, the film will be directed by Kavi Raz and features the acting debut of acclaimed singer-poet Satinder Sartaaj, a sufi singer of repute.

Satinder Sartaaj to act in Hollywood movie

Satinder Sartaaj, an acclaimed Punjabi poet-singer, will star in ‘The Black Prince’, a movie with an intriguing story about the last king of Punjab, Maharaja Duleep Singh. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the movie, to be produced by Brillstein Entertainment Partners.

Ajay-SRK patch up, but Bollywood is full of ‘star wars’

Verbal fights and cold wars are quite common in Bollywood. While some actors come forward and reconcile, other continue to show cold shoulder to each other for long. Recently, Shahrukh Khan and Ajay Devgan are said to have buried hatchets and become friends.

Region’s first dedicated acting school opens in city

My Dream Academy, the region’s first professional acting school at which budding actors will be imparted hands-on training in basic acting and associated skills by seasoned film and theatre artistes, opened in the City Beautiful.

‘YDK’- Treat for Hindi and Punjabi audience

When a particular film is based on friendship and unending fun, the music plays a vital role in maintaining the pace and giving direction to the film. Each and every song and each and every word in the lyrics were prepared keeping in mind the same for upcoming Punjabi film ‘Yaaran Da Katchup’.

Beautiful game bowls over social media

Loyal football fans and new converts to the beautiful game from all age groups stayed awake till the wee hours of Monday to cheer for their favourite team as Germany and Argentina battled it out at the Fifa World Cup final match. Besides being glued to their television sets, the fans were active on social media through the day and night.

Cinema is my muse: Sudhir Mishra

“The difference between me and other filmmakers is that I make movies for myself,” says Sudhir Mishra, director of critically acclaimed films like Chameli, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi and Khoya Khoya Chand among others. In town for the launch of an acting school, Mishra is as unapologetic and intuitive as his films are. He is known for making edgy movies that more often than not portray strong female characters who can hold their own. We take a look at his multifaceted personality.

From Big B to Priyanka Chopra, Bollywood tweets on World Cup final

They came, they saw and they conquered. After thrashing hosts, Brazil, 7-1 in the semi-final, Germany got the better of Argentina 1-0 in the extra time to lift the FIFA World Cup for the fourth time. Though it was a heart-break for admirable (Lionel) Messi and his team, Germany proved to be a better side at the end of the day.

Young till the end, Zohra will always rule the hearts of fans

The veteran actor Zohra Sehgal, the grand old lady of Bollywood, passed away on Thursday. She might have left the world forever but her fans from all generations would always remember her amazing theatre performances and films that left the mark on the world.

I'll never forget I met the 'love of my life at World Cup: Shakira

The Hips Don't Lie singer met Gerard Pique, her boyfriend and 27-year-old footie-ace who plays for FC Barcelona, at the World Cup in 2010 while she was promoting her 2010 World Cup anthem, Waka Waka - Time for Africa, the Mirror reported

Shakira, Santana set the stage on fire during closing ceremony

The mournful cries of millions of Brazilians were drowned out in the high-decibel musical gala during the FIFA World Cup's closing ceremony, which was graced by crowd pullers such as Shakira, guitar king Carlos Santana and also had a dash of samba at the Maracana Stadium in Rio De Janiero on Sunday.

Rs 100-crore club movies of 2014: Ek Villian joins Holiday, 2 States & Jai Ho

Ek Villain capped a fabulous two-week run at the box office with Rs 100 crore in its kitty on Thursday. Released on June 27, the film has become the fourth bollywood film this year to enter the prestigious club.

Honey Singh buys team in World Kabbadi League, names it Yo Yo Tigers

The star rapper is the latest celebrity after actor Akshay Kumar to buy a team in the World Kabbadi League, scheduled from August to December this year. "I know children and youth relate to me, so I feel they will support my team as much as they support me," he said.

Bollywood's 'Laadli of the century' Zohra Sehgal dies at 102

Veteran actress Zohra Sehgal died at 4pm on Thursday in a Delhi hospital. She was 102. In her career spanning almost 8 decades, the famous film actress had acted in several Bollywood and Hollywood films.

Honey Singh ‘Kicks’ again with Salman’s movie: Bollywood movies featuring the rapper’s songs

Tere bina kick mujhe milti nahin…Yo Yo Honey Singh has again come up with an exciting song, featuring Nargis Fakhri, for Salman Khan's new movie Kick, which is latest in the offing from Khan’s camp after Wanted, Dabangg, Bodyguard and Ek Tha Tiger, all of which have been top grosser at the box office.
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