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Japanese scriptwriter Sugako Hashida, famous for hit drama 'Oshin,' dies at 95(Twitter/BoekenWebsiteNL/doramaworld)

Japanese scriptwriter Sugako Hashida, famous for hit drama 'Oshin,' dies at 95

AP |
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2021 09:56 AM IST
  • Japanese scriptwriter Sugako Hashida dies of lymphoma at 95. Apart from writing the script of the internationally popular TV drama series 'Oshin' and other popular dramas, she wrote a book asking for the right to die in dignity and according to her request, there will be no funeral.
Swami Om and Dolly Bindra were among the most troublesome contestants on Bigg Boss.
Swami Om and Dolly Bindra were among the most troublesome contestants on Bigg Boss.

Bigg Boss 14: Brace for chaos and drama with this list of most controversial contestants so far

Hindsutan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 07:11 AM IST
Bigg Boss 14: The reality show has forever been the haven for the most dramatic and the most chaotic people who don’t shy away from turning others’ lives into nightmares. Here’s a list of all the Bigg Boss contestants who made the biggest impact over the years.
The kin of slain gangster Vijay Sidhu, alias Chhota Lalla, trying to exhume his body from the grave at a cemetery at Peeru Banda of Salem Tabri in Ludhiana on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)
The kin of slain gangster Vijay Sidhu, alias Chhota Lalla, trying to exhume his body from the grave at a cemetery at Peeru Banda of Salem Tabri in Ludhiana on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)

High drama as police dissuade kin from digging out Chhota Lalla’s remains

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2019 10:30 PM IST
HT Image
HT Image

Clashes, drama, poll code violations mark polling day

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Mohit Khanna
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2019 10:51 PM IST
Sarabha village had on Sunday witnessed a high-voltage drama after SAD candidate Manpreet Singh Ayali accused Zira MLA Kulbir Singh of camping in the village.
Downton Abbey features a starry ensemble led by the inestimable Maggie Smith, and quite a bit of upstairs-downstairs politics. It’s likely to be fun for the British-period-drama fan.
Downton Abbey features a starry ensemble led by the inestimable Maggie Smith, and quite a bit of upstairs-downstairs politics. It’s likely to be fun for the British-period-drama fan.

Pomp and piffle: Rashid Irani reviews the Downtown Abbey film

Hindustan Times | By Rashid Irani
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 05:39 PM IST
Don’t expect much of a plot as the Earl of Downton and his loyal retinue prepare to host the royal family. Do expect sumptuous production design and soap opera-style drama.
Pupils take part in dance, drama at St Xavier’s Senior Secondary School.(HT)
Pupils take part in dance, drama at St Xavier’s Senior Secondary School.(HT)

Pupils take part in dance, drama at St Xavier’s Senior Secondary School Chandigarh

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 05:43 PM IST
The students of classes 8, 9 and 10 presented a ganesh vandna and yoga. Students of classes 4 and 5 recited a poem highlighting the life of a woman. Students from the school’s Panchkula campus presented a puppet show.
Virali alleged that despite showing her passport which proves that she travels internationally even after being wheelchair-bound, the CISF staff went on to accuse her of acting.(TWITTER.)
Virali alleged that despite showing her passport which proves that she travels internationally even after being wheelchair-bound, the CISF staff went on to accuse her of acting.(TWITTER.)

Woman on wheelchair asked to stand at Delhi’s T3, told ‘don’t do drama’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 10:02 PM IST
The activist said when she reached the security check-in point a woman CISF constable started forcing her to stand up although the porter intervened and mentioned repeatedly that Virali could not stand.
Madhurima Tulli and Urvashi Dholakia have worked together in Kasauti Zindagii Kayy.(Instagram)
Madhurima Tulli and Urvashi Dholakia have worked together in Kasauti Zindagii Kayy.(Instagram)

Urvashi Dholakia calls Nach Baliye 9 partial, Madhurima Tulli denies drama and bias: ‘I never fought on stage’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2019 10:52 AM IST
Madhurima Tulli reacts to Urvashi Dholakia’s claims of partiality on Nach Baliye 9, insists she never fights on stage and it is her former boyfriend Vishal Aditya Singh who fights.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui to appear in a new BBC show.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui to appear in a new BBC show.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui looks dapper in new video for BBC First dramas, see pic

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 11:55 AM IST
Nawazuddin Siddiqui will soon be seen in a *new video for BBC First dramas*. Check out an exclusive picture from the sets.
England's Ben Stokes (R) dives to make his ground and the ball hits him going for a boundary as New Zealand's Tom Latham looks on(AFP)
England's Ben Stokes (R) dives to make his ground and the ball hits him going for a boundary as New Zealand's Tom Latham looks on(AFP)

World Cup final, England vs New Zealand: Should England have got five, not six for overthrows? What rules say

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2019 03:51 PM IST
After consultation with his colleagues, Kumar Dharmasena signalled six runs for the incident, meaning that England - who were staring down the barrel suddenly found hope
Theatre groups from across the Capital are engaging commuters with a humorous play at several metro stations.
Theatre groups from across the Capital are engaging commuters with a humorous play at several metro stations.

Celebrating DMRC’s 25th with a hint of drama

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Ruchika Garg
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2019 03:03 PM IST
To inspect how perfect is the connectivity of DMRC, Yamraj and Chitragupt visits Delhi and felt satisfied. They will now use the same technique to commute between hell and heaven. Don’t be shocked, it’s a story line of the play, taking place at the metro station.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at the red carpet at Cannes.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at the red carpet at Cannes.

Aishwarya Rai brings drama to Cannes red carpet in elaborate white gown, Deepika Padukone sends her all the love

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2020 06:12 PM IST
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan shone in white on her second ay at the Cannes 2019 red carpet. Check out her latest pics and videos from the beach town in French Riveira.
Members of Mumbai Indians team celebrate after their win in the VIVO IPL T20 cricket final match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in Hyderabad, India, Sunday, May 12, 2019(AP)
Members of Mumbai Indians team celebrate after their win in the VIVO IPL T20 cricket final match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in Hyderabad, India, Sunday, May 12, 2019(AP)

IPL 2019: Drama, Debate, Destiny - Same pattern, different elements and a spicy rivalry

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Manish K Pathak
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 04:18 PM IST
1 point was the difference between the wooden spoon holders and the fourth team to make it to the playoffs.
Haseen Jahan reached her husband’s house in Sahaspur Ali Nagar village late on Sunday night. When her in-laws asked her to leave. she locked herself and her child in a room.(PTI FILE)
Haseen Jahan reached her husband’s house in Sahaspur Ali Nagar village late on Sunday night. When her in-laws asked her to leave. she locked herself and her child in a room.(PTI FILE)

Cricketer Mohd Shami’s estranged wife held after high drama at in-laws’ house

Lucknow | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 02:51 PM IST
When the police failed to bring a truce between the warring parties, they took Haseen Jahan into custody.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray addresses during Shiv Sena-BJP alliance activists' rally, in Aurangabad on March 17.(PTI File Photo)
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray addresses during Shiv Sena-BJP alliance activists' rally, in Aurangabad on March 17.(PTI File Photo)

Shiv Sena slams BJP over midnight political drama in Goa

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2019 05:13 PM IST
The “shameless game of power” started even before Parrikar’s ashes could merge with the land of Gomantak, the Shiv Sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’.

Wife attacked for ignoring man, watching ‘Pakistani drama’ in Pune

Pune | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 10:11 AM IST
When Asif came home from work, his wife went to the bedroom. When he went to the bedroom to speak to her, she kept watching a show named ‘Pakistani Drama’ on her mobile.
Artists of Behroopiya Entertainers Theatre Group during rehearsal of a play at sector-56, in Gurugram.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Artists of Behroopiya Entertainers Theatre Group during rehearsal of a play at sector-56, in Gurugram.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Women power: Changing narratives via the stage in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kankana Roy Jain
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 11:50 AM IST
From founding theatre groups, donning the director’s hat, essaying roles of stage manager and costume designer to penning compelling scripts and channelising difficult characters on stage, women in the city are playing a pivotal role in crafting a compelling cultural narrative for the city, one act at a time.
Romantic drama The Notebook based on the novel written by Nicholas Sparks, is headed for a Broadway musical.(Instagram)
Romantic drama The Notebook based on the novel written by Nicholas Sparks, is headed for a Broadway musical.(Instagram)

Get the hankies out. Romantic drama starring Ryan Gosling-Rachel McAdams The Notebook headed for Broadway

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2019 03:01 PM IST
Bekah Brunstetter, a producer on the NBC family drama series This is Us, is writing the show, which will be produced in collaboration with Nicholas Sparks, author of the book on which it is based. The novel, which chronicles a couple’s passion-filled and sometimes turbulent relationship, was published in 1996.
For one week, a handful of cinemas across the city are overrun by crazed cinephiles with bloodshot eyes and varying levels of desperation.(@MumbaiFilmFest)
For one week, a handful of cinemas across the city are overrun by crazed cinephiles with bloodshot eyes and varying levels of desperation.(@MumbaiFilmFest)

Of deranged movie buffs, foreign films and real-life drama

Hindustan Times | By Deepanjana Pal
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2018 07:00 PM IST
From the frenzy that grips MAMI festival-goers, it’s almost like the fate of the planet rests upon these people getting to see a foreign-language film
As part of the examination, she was asked by the guest teacher to enact a scene and during the process, he touched her inappropriately, a senior officer said.(HT Photo)
As part of the examination, she was asked by the guest teacher to enact a scene and during the process, he touched her inappropriately, a senior officer said.(HT Photo)

National School of Drama student alleges molestation by guest teacher

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2018 02:46 PM IST
On August 1, a woman had filed a complaint alleging that she was inappropriately touched by the guest teacher, who had come to conduct an examination, they said.
Contempt is themed around the Supreme Court’s proceedings around Section 377 in 2012
Contempt is themed around the Supreme Court’s proceedings around Section 377 in 2012

#GayStories A play that protests Section 377, and a mother’s candid confessions when her son “came out”

Hindustan Times | By Jamal Shaikh
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2018 12:00 PM IST
Both stories reflect how India is moving from tolerance to acceptance to pride
Marathi, Hindi and English theatre actors (from left) Rasika Agashe, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Faezeh Jalali, Yuki Ellias and Puja Sarup. On Rasika: Sari, Yewala boutique, Nashik. On Geetanjali: Dress and shoes, Forever 21. On Faezeh: Dress, 109°F; shoes from Clarks. On Yuki: Sarong from Manipur; jacket: Zara; tank top from Hill Road, Bandra; shoes from H&M. On Puja: Top, Zara; pants, Cottons; jacket, Elliza Donatein; shoes, Charles and Keith. Make-up: Stacy Gomes; hair: Avan Sethna(Prabhat Shetty)
Marathi, Hindi and English theatre actors (from left) Rasika Agashe, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Faezeh Jalali, Yuki Ellias and Puja Sarup. On Rasika: Sari, Yewala boutique, Nashik. On Geetanjali: Dress and shoes, Forever 21. On Faezeh: Dress, 109°F; shoes from Clarks. On Yuki: Sarong from Manipur; jacket: Zara; tank top from Hill Road, Bandra; shoes from H&M. On Puja: Top, Zara; pants, Cottons; jacket, Elliza Donatein; shoes, Charles and Keith. Make-up: Stacy Gomes; hair: Avan Sethna(Prabhat Shetty)

Drama is dead, long live theatre

Hindustan Times | By Ananya Ghosh
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 12:01 AM IST
Five feisty women talk about the challenges the medium is facing, and how to deal with them
Croatia's Luka Modric and Dejan Lovren celebrate after defeating Russia at FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)
Croatia's Luka Modric and Dejan Lovren celebrate after defeating Russia at FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)

Luka Modric pleased to get through ‘another drama’ at FIFA World Cup 2018

AFP, Sochi | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2018 09:12 AM IST
Croatia needed spot-kicks to get past a dogged Russia in the last eight, but Luka Modric insisted they would not be tired for the FIFA World Cup 2018 last-four clash against England at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday
Neymar scored his first goal of the FIFA World Cup 2018 against Costa Rica in injury time.(Reuters)
Neymar scored his first goal of the FIFA World Cup 2018 against Costa Rica in injury time.(Reuters)

FIFA World Cup 2018: More late goals than ever add to the drama

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2018 07:40 PM IST
The twentieth edition of the FIFA World Cup has seen 20 goals after the 90th minute, more than in the last three editions combined.
A vehicle damaged by agitated Balmiki Colony residents after the accident near the Mohali truck union office in Phase 6.(Anil Dayal/HT)
A vehicle damaged by agitated Balmiki Colony residents after the accident near the Mohali truck union office in Phase 6.(Anil Dayal/HT)

High drama after truck runs over 11-year-old in Mohali

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2018 03:50 PM IST
Driver booked for causing death due to negligence, absconding
Protesters block dairy farmers carrying milk to the Verka plant in Phase 6, Mohali.(Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)
Protesters block dairy farmers carrying milk to the Verka plant in Phase 6, Mohali.(Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

Day 4 of farmers’ protest: High drama as protesters lay siege to Verka plant in Mohali

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2018 11:43 AM IST
Dairy farmers were later allowed to deposit milk on the promise that they would join the protest on Monday.
The cast of the play Adrak features alumni of The Drama School.
The cast of the play Adrak features alumni of The Drama School.

Dance, drama, dastangoi: It’s all at this free day-long fest in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Anubhuti Matta
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 09:09 PM IST
Celebrate Theatre People’s 10th anniversary with a cultural extravaganza.
Police stand guard outside a polling booth during the Rajya Sabha election at Vidhan Soudha in Bengaluru on March 23, 2018.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Police stand guard outside a polling booth during the Rajya Sabha election at Vidhan Soudha in Bengaluru on March 23, 2018.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Rajya Sabha poll sees high drama in UP, Karnataka, Jharkhand

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2018 11:34 PM IST
Polling in the keenly watched Uttar Pradesh witnessed day-long intrigue, allegations of irregularities and cross-voting as it went down to the wire for the 10th seat before the BJP’s Anil Agrawal trounced the BSP-SP-Congress alliance’s Bhimrao Ambedkar.
Annadurai movie review: Vijay Antony plays double role in the film.
Annadurai movie review: Vijay Antony plays double role in the film.

Annadurai movie review: Vijay Antony shines in this family-friendly drama

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Haricharan Pudipeddi
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 03:11 PM IST
Annadurai movie review: Annadurai and Thambidurai, both played by Vijay Antony, are the kind of people we rarely see these days.
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