Everything you need to know about Mukesh Chandra Mathur : news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mukesh Chandra Mathur is undoubtedly one of the masters of Music in India. He was born in 1923 in Delhi. After the 10th, Mukesh left school and joined the Public Works Department (PWD) of Delhi government. But the passion for song and his infatuation to acquire the extraordinary flavour of it compelled him to do away with the job and he came to Mumbai to pursue his dream. The excellent voice of Mukesh paved his way in this field, even if he hadn?t got any formal education regarding music and song. His debut movie was ?Nirdosh? released in 1941 in which he both acted and sang. ?Dil Jalta hai to Jalne de?? the super success of the movie helped Mukesh taste the flavour of success for the first time in the film industry. Thus the tale of success that started in the singing career of Mukesh in 1949 went on escalating till his death in 1976, almost two to three decades. The jewel of Indian music and songs, Mukesh has sung scores of lovely and romantic songs and his songs still enchants the heart of his fans and the admirers even after his demise. Mukesh is no more in this earthly world but through his golden music and voice he will always be remembered among his fans.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the central government to respond to a plea for directions to it to bring back to India from a museum in Germany what the petitioner claimed to be the ashes of freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): The Directi Group, India's largest supplier of domain names, has launched a new internet addressing domain '.IN.NET'.
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actress Pooja Gupta, who is gearing up for her next film "Shortcut Romeo", says as an actress she doesn't have any limitations.
Noida (Uttar Pradesh), May 16 (ANI): Amity Innovation Incubator, Amity Centre for Private Equity and Venture Capital together with TiE- The Indus Entrepreneurs organized "India Symposium-Connecting Investors to Opportunities" at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi for Entrepreneurs actively looking at raising Angel or Series A or Series B funding, Investors, Fund Managers and Professionals looking for a career move in Investor Community.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) "Invisible" is the film that Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt's most successful protege Emraan Hashmi will star in, thereby ending media speculation that the actor has been in two minds about doing a project for the banner that kickstarted his career.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A 51-year-old doctor at a government hospital here was arrested for allegedly raping a 21-year-old patient in a clinic in east Delhi, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Renowned Indian American health expert Mukesh Hariawala will address the fourth edition of the India Leadership Conclave 2013 in Mumbai next month.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Over 300 iconic leaders, including Reliance Industries owner Mukesh Ambani and Tata Group ex-chairman Ratan Tata, will take part in the fourth edition of the India Leadership Conclave 2013, which has been organised by the Network 7 Media Group and the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) The body of a nine-year-old girl who had been raped was found Tuesday in a field on the outskirts of this Uttar Pradesh capital, police said.
Boston, May 14 (IANS) Noted Indian American surgeon Mukesh Hariawala will discuss the business implications of President Barack Obama's second term on the Indian healthcare system at a leadership conclave in Mumbai in June.
Bangalore, May 13 (ANI-Business Wire India): Leading global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company Wipro Ltd today announced that it has been named amongst the top three in the '2013 Global Outsourcing 100' list compiled annually by International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession.
Jaipur, May 11 (ANI): Zoo authorities in Jaipur are taking several steps to shelter and protect the animals from rising temperatures in the state.
Toronto, May 10 (IANS) An Indo-Canadian man serving a life sentence in a jail in Canada for murdering three people, including his sister, says he will educate people about honour killings if he is released from prison.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The Reliance Industries (RIL)-led consortium operating the offshore KG-D6 gas fields plans to serially invest $5 billion to reverse falling output.
Chattisgarh, May 9 (ANI): A security personnel was killed and three were injured in a gun battle between the police and the Maoists.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday condoled the passing away of veteran Assamese journalist Profulla Chandra Borua.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Filmmaker Bejoy Nambiar is set to produce Hindi remake of Tamil film "Pizza" and says it has a different concept.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Eijaz Khan says television is an "extended reality" and there will be plenty of opportunities for him on the small screen, but he is keen to explore other mediums across the globe.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Supreme Court has questioned the Central Government's decision to grant Z-class security to Mukesh Ambani, a "private businessman", and not paying heed to the security of the common man.
Washington, May 1(ANI): The Chandra X-ray Observatory has helped scientists to make a detailed study of an enormous cloud of hot gas enveloping two large, colliding galaxies.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The mobile phone of the Dec 16 gang-rape victim was recovered from the house of one of the accused, a prosecution witness told the fast track court here trying the case.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Holding that hate speeches targeting a section of society were weakening the country's social fabric, the Supreme Court Monday urged the central and the state governments to demonstrate courage and proceed against political and religious authors of these speeches.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) "Aashiqui 2", a romantic-action film, might have shared the release date with Hollywood film "Iron Man 3", but it is doing well and earned over Rs.20 crore at the box office in the first three days of its release.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Nagesh Kukunoor describes filmmaking as a test of certainty and conviction of a person because he feels making movies is a "long solo" journey, and one has to stay "sane" during the incubation period.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor's romantic-action film "Aashiqui 2" seems to be wooing box office as it has earned approximately Rs.13 crore in the opening weekend despite the fact that Hollywood venture "Iron Man 3" too came out on the same day and is giving a tough competition, say trade pundits.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the CBI on a plea by Sunil Mittal of Bharti Airtel and Ravikant Ruia of Essar challenging their being summoned before a special court hearing the case relating to the allocation of 2G spectrum in 2002.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) You know online shopping has come of age in India when gold prices dip and coins are immediately made available in virtual stores to target not just the hip and tech savvy but also the traditional, hidebound homemaker who would otherwise head for the trusted family jeweller.
Bhubaneswar, April 24 (IANS) At least 1,000 people affected by the Dec 5, 2012 closure of the Vedanta alumina refinery in Odisha staged a demonstration near the plant Wednesday seeking its reopening, a company official said.
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 23 (IANS) Bengali actress Paoli Dam, who plays a lawyer in Vikram Bhatt's production "Ankur Arora Murder Case", says her character in the film is close to life and she enjoyed playing it.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The in-charge of the Safdarjung Hospital's intensive care unit (ICU) where the Dec 16 gang-rape victim underwent treatment for 10 days, Monday told the court trying the case that the injuries inflicted by the six accused on her led to her death.
Kaushambi/ Mumbai, Apr. 22 (ANI): Aam Admi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government for giving 'Z' plus security to Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, and said that the Centre is not worried about the common man's safety.
New Delhi, April 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday condemned the government's move of to provide 'Z' category security to Reliance Industries Limited Chairman, Mukesh Ambani.
New Delhi, April 22(ANI): Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh and
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Tamil film director Susi Ganeshan, who has directed his first Hindi film "Shortcut Romeo", a remake of his own film "Thiruttu Payale", says a lot of filmmakers had been approaching him for the movie's rights. But he decided to remake it himself.
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Yesteryear's Bollywood 'Dream Girl' Hema Malini was Sunday conferred the P C Chandra award for her contribution to Indian cinema.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Gold prices, which have crashed almost 20 percent from the record high of Rs.32,500 ($602) per 10 gram last September, are likely to stabilise in the range of Rs.25,000 to Rs.26,000 in the medium term, analysts say.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The National Museum is starting a free conducted tour of over 90 minutes with 30 halts from April 23 to give visitors an informed glimpse into India's rich heritage, spanning pre-history to modern works, in its labyrinthine galleries.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Mukesh, an accused in the Dec 16, 2012 gang rape, Saturday changed his counsel M.L. Sharma who failed to appear in a fast track court here for the fourth successive hearing.
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group Saturday said a consortium of Samena Capital was in last stages of due diligence to buy into its global communications arm Reliance Gobalcom.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Drew Pearce, co-writer of forthcoming action movie "Iron Man 3", hopes English-speaking markets will increasingly embrace Bollywood, which offers superhero movies like "Krrish" that boast "different tones".
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) With movie merchandising on a new high, now jackets of forthcoming film "Aashiqui 2" will be rolled out in the markets soon.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A fast track court hearing the Dec 16, 2012 gang-rape case Thursday appointed a lawyer as amicus curiae for its assistance and making up for the absence of accused Mukesh's defence counsel who has ignored warnings not to skip hearings.
Parliamentary Secretary to CM, Mukesh Sharma has exhorted the Chief Electoral Officer, Delhi to register criminal cases against the citizens having multiple enrolment in electoral rolls in Delhi or in different states.
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) A 40-year-old man has been arrested for killing four of his family members, including his wife and minor son, allegedly over a property dispute, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The government Wednesday questioned a petitioner's purpose behind challenging the appointment of U.K. Sinha as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
New Delhi, April 17 (ANI): Defence counsel for Mukesh, one of the four adult accused in the brutal Delhi gang rape case, filed a petition for the transfer of the case on Wednesday as he believed that his client would not get justice in the national capital.
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Kunal Roy Kapoor is so impressed with his "Nautanki Saala" co-actor Ayushmann Khurrana that one day he would like to direct him.
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) In a two-pronged approach aimed at solving India's energy and water problems, Kolkata scientists have acheived a breakthrough in developing an efficient and bankable hydrogen-based energy source.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) A fast track Delhi court Tuesday warned advocate M.L. Sharma, defence counsel representing accused Mukesh in the Dec 16, 2012 gang-rape, for his repeated failure to appear in hearings.
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) said Tuesday its profit increased 32 percent to Rs.5,589 crore for the quarter ended March 31 owing to strong margins in the oil refinery business.
New Delhi, Apr. 15 (ANI): The case on making IT Returns of MPs/ MLAs public has been referred to a larger bench of three Information Commissioners and the hearing date has been set for tomorrow.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) British oil major BP plc and Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Monday sought a clear roadmap from the government on natural gas pricing.
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Not many know that Smiley Suri has posed for the "Aashiqui 2" poster because she is director Mohit Suri's lucky charm.
Sadulpur (Rajasthan), April 13 (ANI): Forest officials successfully tranquilised and captured a leopard that had strayed into a village in Sadulpur in Rajasthan.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) All-girl bands are not just about pretty faces, say India's growing tribe of female musicians, who are carving a niche for themselves while battling prejudices and regressive social norms.
Bhubaneswar, April 12 (IANS) A large number of people who have been affected by the Dec 5, 2012 closure of the Vedanta alumina refinery in Odisha have launched a signature campaign seeking its reopening, a leader of the move said Friday.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Vinay Sharma and Pawan Gupta, two of the accused in the Dec 16, 2012, gang-rape case, Thursday told a Delhi court that they were not present in the bus in which the sexual assault took place.
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Expressing shock and dismay over the attack on Presidency University and its historic Baker Building Wednesday by Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) activists, alumni Thursday said it was a "sorry state of affairs".
Keeping view the Navratra celebration, the Capital city of Delhi is also all set to witness the festivities of Navratra. Keeping in view the Navratra, the Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit has instructed the authorities concerned to maintain
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) Two youths were arrested Wednesday on charges of hurtling religious sentiments amid an escalating row between Islamists and secularists on a new anti-blasphemy law in Bangladesh.
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Bollywood actress Puja Gupta, who has just finished shooting "Shortcut Romeo", says her co-actor Neil Nitin Mukesh helped her feel comfortable in the romantic scenes.
New Delhi, April 9 (ANI): Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt, along with the entire cast and crew, unveiled the first look of 'Aashiqui 2' in Mumbai.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) secretary general Narinder Batra will be heading the 15-member high performance and development committee while high performance director Roelant Oltmans will be its vice-chairman.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Journalists paid rich tributes Monday to Delhi Union of Journalists (DUJ) vice president Dinesh Chandra who died Saturday after a brief illness.
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Filmmakers Mahesh-Mukesh Bhatt as well as Bhushan Kumar got emotional at the first look and music launch of "Aashiqui 2" Monday. They missed late Gulshan Kumar, who was an integral part of the original movie.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Six men have been arrested for attempting to extort Rs.5 crore from a Delhi-based businessman, police said Sunday.
Film: "Ek Thi Daayan"; Music Director: Vishal Bhardwaj; Singers: Rekha Bhardwaj, Clinton Cerejo, Sunidhi Chauhan, Suresh Wadkar, Sukhwinder Singh and Padmanabh Gaikwad; Ratings ***1/2
Film: "Settai"; Cast: Arya, Premgi Amaren, Santhanam, Hansika Motwani, Anjali, Nassar, Ali, Neetu Chandra and Mano Bala; Director: R. Kannan; Rating: **1/2
Chennai, April 5 (IANS) Producer Bandla Ganesh says he doesn't have to rave about his forthcoming Telugu action-drama "Baadshah" because the film will speak for itself when it hits theatres worldwide Friday.
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Popular anchor Mini Mathur, who has hosted TV shows and live events, reveals that she is set to host a celebrity chat show soon.
Shimla, April 4 (IANS) Cement companies operating their plants in Himachal Pradesh have been asked to lower their retail rates, state Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said Thursday.
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Despite being a small, or so-called dwarf galaxy, the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) is so bright that it is visible to the unaided eye from the Southern Hemisphere and near the equator.
Jammu, April 3 (IANS) An unconscious armyman, with both his eyes gouged, was Wednesday rescued by residents near Jammu and shifted to hospital, said police.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Defence counsel in the Dec 16 gang-rape case Wednesday cross-examined an Air India (AI) official posted at the IGI cargo terminal who received the coffin carrying the victim's body.
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Indian markets continued to toast the agreement reached Tuesday by Reliance Industries to share the optic fibre network of Reliance Communications for 4G telecom services, as analysts said it could entail more such pacts in the future.
Shimla, April 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is hopeful of getting some central incentives to attract investment, Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri informed the assembly Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) "Life Mein Hungama Hai", a movie based on Ruskin Bond's novel "The Running Away", will hit the screens April 26.
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Companies run by brothers Mukesh and Anil Ambani Tuesday announced a Rs.1,200 crore deal for cooperation in telecom business.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Music label Sony Music Entertainment has signed a three-film deal with Balaji Motion Pictures for the movie banner's upcoming projects "Shootout At Wadala", "Ek Thi Daayan" and "Kuku Mathur Ki Jhand Ho Gayi".
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Filmmaker Sandip Ray says children are going back to reading books such as the detective series "Feluda" created by his father Satyajit Ray.
Shimla, March 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's opposition BJP Thursday walked out of the state assembly against the refusal of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh to reopen eight colleges.
Shimla, March 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is framing a new industrial policy to attract more investments as 215 industrial units have closed down during the last five years, Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri told the state assembly Thursday.
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The fast track court trying the Dec 16 gang-rape case Thursday again pulled up the defence lawyer for two of the accused for "stalling proceedings" as he failed to appear in the court citing health problems.
Washington, Mar. 27 (ANI): People, who have high concentrations of both hydrogen and methane gasses in their breath, are more likely to have a higher body mass index (BMI) and higher percentage of body fat, researchers led by an Indian-origin have claimed.
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): The content of a person's breath may indicate how susceptible they are to weight gain, a new study led by an Indian researcher has revealed.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Delhi Police counsel Tuesday told the fast track court trying the Dec 16 gang-rape case that the lawyer for two of the accused was "delaying and disrupting proceedings" in order to prevent a quick trial. The defence lawyer was also pulled up by the court.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Reshma, 20, a sex worker in Delhi's infamous red light district, loves the colours of Holi. But she and dozens of other sex workers keep away from the festivities due to the hordes of rowdy and drunk people who throng the area.
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) After playing characters with grey shades in "Johnny Gaddar" and horror thriller "3G", now Neil Nitin Mukesh will be seen as an encounter specialist in "Dussehra".
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A 23-year-old man was arrested for cheating various people of Rs.5 lakh by using their credit card data for online shopping, said police Monday.
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Film and TV artists are known for hosting and enjoying lavish Holi parties, but this year, celebrities are endorsing dry and eco-friendly colours to combat with the severe drought situation that looms over many parts of Maharashtra.
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Technology may have made action safer but not easier, says Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, known as much for his superbly executed action stunts in films and ads as for his acting.
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra displayed her usual joyous self while Friday walking the ramp for designer Masaba at the Lakme Fashion Week Summer-Resort 2013.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) 'Turbanator' Gurpreet Singh Sarin happens to be luckier than Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty. The young man of Indian origin, who made it to the top 40 on the "American Idol" reality show, says he didn't face any racial discrimination on his journey to achieving a fusion of Indian classical music and western music.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) 'Turbanator' Gurpreet Singh Sarin seems to be luckier than Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty. The young man of Indian origin, who made it to the top 40 on the "American Idol" reality show, says he didn't face any racial discrimination on his journey to achieving a fusion of Indian classical music and western music.
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Actress-politician Smriti Irani, who will soon be seen as one of the 'naaykas' in horror TV show "Ek Thhi Naayka", says it is hard for anything in the world to scare her.
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) Tuesday found itself at the receiving end of salvos from opposition parties when Revenue Minister Ambika Chowdhary compared the party manifesto to religious scriptures.
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory point to the origin of a famous supernova, discovered in 1604 by Johannes Kepler.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) It was a joyful reunion with their families for rescued Indian sailors who returned home Monday after long months in the captivity of Somalian pirates.
Senior SP leader Chandra Nath Singh was released in Uttar Pradesh on Monday after the young girl who had accused him of molesting her withdrew her complaint amid reports of political pressure to do so.