Everything you need to know about Kishore Pur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kishore Pur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Hyderabad, May 23 (IANS) Director Rohit Shetty, who recently visited the sets of "Garam Masala", a Telugu remake of Hindi movie "Bol Bachchan", had a ball.
Hyderabad, May 21 (IANS) A phone banking officer of ICICI Bank here has been arrested for hacking the bank account of a Canadian customer and fraudulently withdrawing over Rs.32 lakh from his account.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Keeping alive the traditions of past Chinese leaders, visiting Premier Li Keqiang Tuesday had an emotional audience with Manorama Kotnis, the 92-year- old sister of medico Dwarkanath Kotnis, considered the symbol of India-China friendship.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra says if she has an option to flirt with someone in Bollywood, it would be the current heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor.
Film: "Tadakha"; Cast: Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, Sunil Varma, Tamannaah Bhatia, Andrea Jeremiah, Ashutosh Rana, Rama Prabha, Brahmanadam, Raghu Babu, Jayaprakash Reddy, Vennela Kishore and Srinivasa Reddy; Director: Kishore Kumar Pardasani; Rating: **
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Liquor baron Kishore Chhabria's Allied Blenders & Distillers (ABD) has acquired 100 percent stake in Wales Distilleries in West Bengal.
Thiruvanathapuram, May 3 (IANS) South African cricketing icon Jonty Rhodes says surfing has something that gentleman's game does not have - the "cool" factor.
Shimla, May 3 (IANS) The central government has agreed to provide financial assistance to Himachal Pradesh for strengthening transport in the state's remote areas, an official statement said here Friday.
Film: "Ethir Neechal"; Cast: Sivakarthikeyan, Nandita, Priya Anand, Jayaprakash, Ravi Prakash, Suza Kumar, Manobala, Dhanush and Nayantara; Director: Durai Senthil Kumar; Rating: ***
Guwahati, May 2 (ANI): Around 342 players from different parts of the country, Bangladesh and Nepal participated in the Fifth edition of Jugal the Kishore Newatia Memorial International Chess Championship in Guwahati.
Mumbai/Nagpur, May 1 (IANS) The 53rd Maharashtra Day celebrations saw events of vastly different hues: While youths in Mumbai pledged to make the state drug-free, farmers in Vidarbha observed a "black day" Wednesday.
Chennai, May 1 (IANS) Tamil actor Ajith Kumar was busy shooting for his upcoming untitled action-drama in Jaisalmer on his 42nd birthday Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Two days after a vigilance report to the Delhi Police commissioner indicted lapses by the police set-up in probing the brutal rape of five-year-old girl, some officers were transferred Monday.
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Telugu actor Sunil Varma, who shares screen space with Naga Chaitanya in upcoming action-drama "Thadaka", feels that the latter is one of the fast evolving mass heroes in the industry.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A zila parishad of Himachal Pradesh Wednesday received a national award for adopting innovative measures to strengthen panchayati raj institutions, the village-level third-tier of governance, a statement said.
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Sasheh, daughter of Pakistani actress Salma Agha, is making her acting debut with "Aurangzeb" and now she sings a song "Barbaadiyaan" in the movie.
Kushinagar/Kanpur (UP), April 14 (ANI): A raging fire engulfed a slum area in Khushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, on Saturday, leaving hundreds of people homeless.
Book: 'Manifestations IX: 20th Century Indian Art'; Publisher: Delhi Art Gallery; Editors: Kishore Singh & Shruti Parthasarathy; Pages: 219; Price: Rs.4,750
Ranchi, Apr 7 (ANI): Common man faces the brunt on Sunday as the 48 hour long shutdown called by the Maoists in Jharkhand directly hit the working class as they could not rope in any money.
Vancouver, April 6 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor wants to play the baddie, but the star of movies like "Rockstar" and "Barfi!" says no director is ready to accept him in such a role.
Vancouver (Canada), April 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Basu, who is set to direct a biopic on the legendary Kishore Kumar, says there is no problem between the team and the late actor-singer's family. He clarified that the project is delayed as they are awaiting dates from actor Ranbir Kapoor.
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) Telugu actor Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao junior, commonly known as junior NTR, will pay tribute to his grandfather by grooving to several old hits of Senior NTR in upcoming action-drama "Baadshah".
Lucknow, March 30 (IANS) Five persons including a child were killed late Friday night in a head-on collision between two motor bikes, police said.
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Venkatesh sported a twirled moustache while playing a revenge-seeking cop in Telugu action-drama "Gharshana" and will repeat the look in the Telugu remake of Hindi blockbuster "Bol Bachchan".
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) Yesteryear actress Ambika, a popular south Indian face of the 1980s, has wielded the megaphone for upcoming Tamil-Malayalam bilingual romantic-thriller "Nizhal".
Bhubaneswar, March 26 (IANS) The demand by Odisha's Konda Reddy community seeking inclusion in the list of Scheduled Tribes got a boost with union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh urging Tribal Affairs minister V.Kishore Chandra Deo to resolve the issue at the earliest.
New Delhi, Mar. 25 (ANI): This year's elections at the Press Club of India has seen the votes going more in favour of youth.
Ghazaiabad, March 23 (IANS) Armed robbers, aware of the presence of a large sum of money, looted cash and jewellery worth over Rs.40 lakh from a building contractor's house here at gunpoint Saturday, police said.
Jammu, March 19 (IANS) BJP leader Jugal Kishore Sharma was Tuesday suspended from the Jammu and Kashmir assembly over his aggressive conduct towards the state's only woman minister, Sakina Ittoo.
Hyderabad, March 17 (IANS) What was supposed to be a gala evening turned sorrowful when a fan lost his life in a stampede at the audio launch of Junior NTR starrer Telugu action-drama "Baadshah" here Sunday.
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Enter a dance club here and chances are you'd find youngsters gyrating to the sensual "Dhak dhak karne laga" and the peppy "Naino mein sapna" - old but evergreen songs that gave Bollywood some of its famous latkas and jhatkas.
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) It is extremely important for SAARC nations to come together to tell their distinct, fascinating stories through the media and entertainment industry, said a panel of ministers from the region and Indian filmmakers Tuesday.
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Mahesh Bhatt, who had written and directed celebrated films like "Arth" and "Zakhm" based on his own life, is set to pen another biopic -- this one based on the passionate 40-year-long relationship between legendary musician Bhupen Hazarika and filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi, who will direct it.
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), March 10 (IANS) In a bid to pressurise banks to come clean on alleged irregularities in the farm loans scam, Vidarbha farmers and widows will resort to "beating drums" outside the local lead banks and district banks from Monday, an activist said here Sunday.
Mumbai, Mar 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Basu, who will be directing a biopic on late actor-singer Kishore Kumar, says the film is taking a lot of time and will now start next year. However, he will start another film by May this year.
Lohardaga (Jharkhand), Feb.25 (ANI): Tribal children in Jharkhand are continued to be misled by the red rebels to strengthen their numbers and to use them as human shields.
Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) Siddharth-starrer Telugu romantic-comedy "Jabardasth" collected approximately Rs.5.38 crore worldwide on the day of its release.
Gurgaon, Feb 21 (IANS) A contractor allegedly killed a Delhi-based property dealer he owed money to by pushing him off the 22nd floor of an under-construction building here, police said Thursday. He has been arrested.
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Basu, who is scripting late singer Kishore Kumar's biopic, is still hunting for the actress to play yesteryear diva Madhubala in the film.
Movie: 'Haridas'; Director: GNR Kumaravelan; Cast: Kishore, Sneha, Prithviraj Das, Soori, Pradeep Rawat and Yugi Sethu; Rating: ***1/2
Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) Tamil director G.N.R Kumaravelan says his forthcoming family-drama "Haridas" is an ode to fatherhood as the film is about the relationship between a father and son.
Film: "Chamak Challo"; Actors: Varun Sandesh, Sanchita Padukone, Catherine Tresa, Brahmaji, Srinivas Avasarala and Sayaji Shinde; Director: G. Neelakanta; Rating: *
Film: "Attahasa"; Actors: Kishore, Arjun Sarja, Ravi Kale, C.P.Yogeshwar, Lakshmi Rai, Suresh Oberoi and Vijayalakshmi; Producer-Director: A.M.R.Ramesh; Camera: Milton; Background Music: Sandeep Chowta; Editor: Anthony; Rating: **1/2
Film: "Vana Yuddham"; Actors: Kishore, Arjun Sarja, Lakshmi Rai, Vijayalakshmi, Suresh Oberoi, Ravi Kale, Jayachitra and AMR Ramesh; Director: AMR Ramesh; Rating: **
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) Veteran southern music composer M.S. Vishwanathan, popularly known as MSV, has crooned a song after 11 years for upcoming Tamil drama "Neelam" and the film's director is ecstatic.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) An unidentified person sent a forged letter to a union minister, using the letterhead and fake signature of Congress president Sonia Gandhi's private secretary (PS) in the National Advisory Council, police said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Sajid Khan says recreating legendary Kishore Kumar's song "Naino mein sapna" for his "Himmatwala" remake project was like being part of history. The new version is sung by the late singer's son, Amit Kumar.
Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) Writer-director Nandini Reddy, who is busy wrapping up her second Telugu film romantic-comedy "Jabardasth", says Siddharth is one of the few actors in the industry with great comic sense. She even compares him to Hollywood actor Jim Carrey.
Nagpur, Feb 3 (IANS) Inspired by a media story, a group of young NRIs from the US have pooled their resources and sent a modest aid package to farmland widows and orphans of Vidarbha.
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Veteran singer Asha Bhosle, known for crooning a variety of songs during her over six decade-old career, admits she still faces comparisons with her elder sister, singer Lata Mangeshkar. But at the moment, she is rejoicing over the compliments that Lata has heaped on her.
Nagpur, Jan 26 (IANS) As the nation celebrated the Republic Day, thousands of farmers from Maharashtra's Vidarbha region Saturday worshipped portraits of political leaders and undertook a day-long fast to seek the government's intervention in resolving the agrarian crisis in the region.
Patna, Jan 25 (IANS) Bihar will issue a multi-purpose smart card -- a first of its kind in the country -- to more than 33,000 prisoners in its 56 jails, an official said Friday.
Kochi, Jan 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday chaired the fourth meeting of Global Advisory Council of Overseas Indians which exchanged views on key international issues and their implications for India, including the global economic situation, developments in west Asia and energy security.
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, who has been roped in to play the main lead in a biopic on legendary performer Kishore Kumar, feels that a singer must be given due credit as he plays a very important role in an actor's life.
Agartala, Jan 1 (IANS) Tripura Tuesday requested the central government to reconsider the decision to withdraw ATR-50 aircraft services of Air India in the northeast, which remains isolated from the rest of the world due to poor connectivity.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The recovering art market following the meltdown of the last few years brought along with it a degree of caution, heightened awareness about quality, more bargaining to get value for money and bigger canvases and ambition in the world of Indian contemporary and modern art in 2012.
Varanasi, Dec.21 (ANI): Threatened by rumours of doomsday, devotees and tourists thronged the holy city of Varanasi on Thursday for shelter and to offer prayers.
Visakhapatnam, Dec 19 (IANS) A shutdown was observed amid tension in the tribal areas of Visakhapatnam district Wednesday to demand that the Andhra Pradesh government should not allow bauxite mining.
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Basu says the script of his film on late singer-actor Kishore Kumar is complete and an announcement will be made soon.
Hyderabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Chaos prevailed at the day-long state conclave of the ruling Congress party here Sunday with a section of leaders from Telangana insisting the meet pay respects to those who died for a separate Telangana state.
Nagpur, Dec 13 (IANS) A farmers' group Thursday appealed to Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan to urgently intervene to break the stalemate between the ruling and opposition parties to ensure proper functioning of the state legislature.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The government has decided to fix a minimum support price (MSP) for minor forest produce such as tendu leaves, bamboo and raisin, according to Tribal Affairs Minister V. Kishore Chandra Deo. The move will benefit poor tribal communities as the trade of forest products is controlled largely by industries and contractors.
Lucknow, Dec 12 (IANS) The 17-year-old son of Uttar Pradesh Horticulture and Food Processing Minister Raj Kishore Singh was killed in a road accident Wednesday after his speeding car rammed into the railings of a flyover in the Gomti Nagar area here, police said.
Patna, Dec 12 (IANS) The Bihar government plans to record voices of all prisoners through an advanced speech recognition technology besides holding prisoner 'darbars' to redress their grievances, a police official said Wednesday.
Agartala, Dec 10 (IANS) Ahead of the assembly polls in Tripura, the main opposition Congress Monday received a jolt with the state party general secretary Pradyot Kishore Debbarman resigning from his post, citing mistreatment.
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) HBO Asia and Eros International Plc have joined hands to launch two new premium advertising-free movie channels in India.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The central government has asked the states to ensure panchayats meet at least four times each year, Panchayati Raj Minister V. Kishore Chandra Deo said Saturday.
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Tamil actress Sneha feels her role in the upcoming Tamil drama "Haridas" must not be tagged as her comeback.
Film: "Routine Love Story"; Director: Praveen Sattaru; Cast: Sundeep Kishan, Regina Cassandra, M.S Narayana, Vennela Kishore, Hema, Chandra Mohan, Kavita, Krishnudu and Jayaprakash Reddy; Rating: ***
Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A letter purportedly written by union minister V. Kishore Chandra Deo to the Congress leadership calling Andhra Pradesh party chief Botsa Satyanarayana a "don" and Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy "ineffective" created a storm in the party circles here Monday.
Film: "Ammavin Kaipesi"; Cast: Shantanoo Bhagyaraj, Iniya, Revathi, Thangar Bachchan and Meenal; Director: Thangar Bachchan; Rating: ***
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) Upcoming bilingual action-thriller "Dalam" is not about Maoists, director Jeevan Reddy has clarified once again.
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Composer Bappi Lahiri has a full-fledged role in the movie "It's Rocking Dard-E-Disco" and says that he has dedicated it to his late maternal uncle and legendary singer-actor Kishore Kumar.
Gaya, Nov 3 (ANI): The Gaya district administration has tightened security and set up a control room to monitor activities at world-famous Mahabodhi temple complex 24X7 in view of threat of a militant attack.
Film: "Aarohanam"; Director: Lakshmy Ramakrishnan; Cast: Viji Chandrasekhar, Jayaprakash, Sampath Raj, Veeresh, Jai Queheni and Kavithalaya Krishnan; Rating: ****
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) National Award winning Tamil comedy "Pasanga" is all set to have a sequel.
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Amidst the rift over setting up of a National Investment Board (NIB) to fast-track clearances to mega-infrastructure projects, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Monday said she will take up her reservations on it with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed the plea against Rahul Gandhi in which he has been made accused for raping a girl at his parliamentary constituency in 2006 along with his friend, in the lack of evidence............
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) "Chalte chalte mere ye geet yaad rakhna, kabhi alvida na kehna". True to the spirit of the song, fans of Kishore Kumar still remember him and the inimitable singer lives on in their hearts even 25 years after his death. The legend died Oct 13, 1987.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) "Chalte chalte mere ye geet yaad rakhna, kabh alvida na kehna". True to the spirit of the song, fans of the inimitable Kishore Kumar still remembers him and he lives on in their hearts even 25 years after his death. The legend died Oct 13, 1987.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Union Minister for Panchayati Raj Kishore Chandra Deo Friday asked Jammu and Kashmir to provide adequate security to panchayat heads, following the killing of some of them, and hoped the state government would immediately cooperate in devolving powers to the elected village councils.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): Minister of Panchayati Raj and Tribal Affairs V. Kishore Chandra Deo has expressed deep concern at the instance of killing of some elected representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions and expressed his condolences.
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) After "Barfi!", Anurag Basu's next two films are biopics on Bihar's globally celebrated mathematician Anand Kumar and legendary playback singer Kishore Kumar. The director says "a legal letter of consent" from the respective families is a must before starting the projects.
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) Defending champions Haryana drew 2-2 with Maharashtra to confirm their entry into the quarter-finals of the senior Men's National Hockey championship here Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has sanctioned Rs.16.26 crore for modernisation of sports infrastructure at its centres across Kerala, an SAI official said here Monday.
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) It was a dream come true for southern actress Vedhika Kumar to work with National Award winning director Bala Pazhanisaamy in "Paradesi". She says the challenge was to live up to the expectations of the veteran.
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy shot dead the priest of a temple in a suburb of this state capital after the man entered into an argument with his mother, police said.
Film: "Vennela 1 1/2"; Cast: Chaitanya Krishna, Monal Gajjar, Vennela Kishore, Madhu, Harish, Brahmanandam, Thagubothu Ramesh and Raghu Babu; Director: Vennela Kishore; Rating: *
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Basu, who is basking in the success of his latest offering "Barfi!", says his Ranbir Kapoor-starrer biopic on Kishore Kumar is in its scripting stage, and will go on floors in the winter season of 2013.
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) After treating Hindi-viewing audiences to "Barfi!", director Anurag Basu plans to cook up an English version of the movie for non-Hindi audiences. He says "Barfi!" is his most personal film ever, and is confident that a movie with only a few dialogues could strike a chord with the viewers all across.
New Delhi, Sept 18 (ANI): The firebrand chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, whose Trinamool Congress (TMC) party is the key ally within the ruling Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition, has been trying to force Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's government to flip flop on a string of policy issues including retail reforms and diesel price hike.
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Makers of Telugu film "Vennela 1 1/2" have a unique attraction - a live interval! Viewers who prefer staying back during the break will be entertained to some laughter moments on screen.
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) Young guns and fierce rivals Ashwin Sundar (Dark Don Racing) and Saran Vikram (Mars Racing) shared the honours in the LGB Formula 4 class at the fourth round of the 15th JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship here Saturday.
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Three friends of a young hair-stylist were booked for killing him at his residence here in the city a week ago, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Two people, including a woman, were arrested in connection with the gang-rape of an Assam girl here, said police Tuesday.
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) After wearing greasepaint for her film roles, actress Mugdha Godse is now playing with colours on canvas to take her vision forward.
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) After a five-year hiatus, Amit Kumar, son of legendary singer Kishore Kumar, is back this Durga Puja with a nostalgia-evoking Bengali album titled "Phele Asha Din" ("The Bygone Days").
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) A 55-year-old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances at the civil court here Wednesday, police said.
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) It's an Indian school that's been in Iran since the 1930s. It shifted to its present location in Tehran in 1952, became a Kendriya Vidyalaya in 2004 and teaches five languages. On Wednesday, it received a Rs.2 crore boost, the third such grant in the past four years.