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Amitabh Starts Following Congress Leaders on Twitter, Triggers Speculation

New Delhi(PTI): Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has started following some senior Congress leaders on Twitter of late, triggering speculation over his sudden interest in the party that he was once close to and had later drifted away from. After following Congress president Rahul Gandhi and the party's official Twitter handle, he began following senior party like leaders P Chidambaram, Kapil...

Amitabh Sings And Composes Song For ‘102 Not Out’

Mumbai(PTI): Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has sung and composed a song for his upcoming film "102 Not Out". The 75-year-old announced the news on Twitter and also shared some pictures from the shoot rehearsals of the track, which will be choreographed by noted choreographer Ganesh Acharya. "Sung a song and composed it for '102 not out'... Rehearsals on with the great Ganesh......

Kamal Haasan Launches Party, Names It ‘Makkal Needhi Mayyam’

Madurai(PTI): Amid fanfare, actor Kamal Haasan today launched his political party, naming it "Makkal Needhi Mayyam," and unveiled its flag that symbolises the strength of unity. "I am not your leader, I am your tool.. this gathering is full of leaders," he said moments before announcing the party's name that roughly translates to "Centre for People's Justice." The party flag...

Bill Gates To Guest Star In ‘The Big Bang Theory’

Los Angeles(PTI): Microsoft founder Bill Gates is all set to cameo as himself in the popular sitcom "The Big Bang Theory". The 62-year-old technocrat and philanthropist will guest star in an episode which will air next month, Entertainment Weekly reported. According to the plot, Penny (Kaley Cuoco) hosts Gates at work and her friendly neighbours would be seen trying everything to...

SC To Hear Tomorrow Actress Priya Varrier’s Plea

New Delhi(PTI): The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow the plea of actress Priya Prakash Varrier, who recently became an internet sensation for her wink in a Malayam movie song, seeking stay of criminal proceedings against her over the viral video. The top court agreed to hear the matter tomorrow after the actress' lawyer Haris Beeran sought an urgent hearing of...

‘Padman’ Made Tax-Free In Rajasthan

Jaipur(PTI): Akshay Kumar's latest release "Padman", which creates awareness about menstrual hygiene, will be made tax-free in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje announced today. Raje said she wants maximum number of women to see the film so that the message on sanitary hygiene can spread. She also announced that sanitary pads machines will be installed in various schools and colleges in...

One More Feather: Asha Bhosle Honoured With Yash Chopra Memorial Award

Mumbai(PTI): Legendary singer Asha Bhosle has received the fifth Yash Chopra Memorial Award. Bhosle was honoured here last night by yesteryear diva Rekha and the actor credited the legendary singer and Chopra for making her a big star in Hindi film industry. "I am here because of two people Yashji and Asha Bhosle. She is part of my life. She is...

108 Sand Shiva Lingas Created At Puri Beach

Puri(PTI): Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik today created 108 sand Shiva Lingas at Puri beach on the occasion of 'Maha Shivaratri'. While each Shiva Linga is about 2 feet high, there is also a 5 feet high idol of Lord Shiva. "We pray to Lord Shiva for World peace", said Sudarsan who participated in over 50 international sand art championships and...

King Khan Visits ‘Tragedy King’ Dilip Kumar

Mumbai(PTI): Superstar Shah Rukh Khan paid a visit to Bollywood veteran Dilip Kumar at his home. Shah Rukh had last dropped by the legend's residence when he was discharged from the hospital last August following treatment for dehydration and urinary tract infection. Faisal Farooqui, a family friend of Kumar took to the actor's official Twitter account, where he shared a photograph...

Veteran Odia Cine Actress Parbati Ghosh Dies, Naveen Announces State Funeral

Bhubaneswar: Veteran Odia cine actress, director and producer Parbati Ghosh passed away following prolonged illness in the wee hours of today, family members said. She was 85 and is survived by a son and a daughter. Parbati Ghosh, who was rushed to a private hospital here on February 11 night after she complained of uneasiness, died in the wee hours, family...

Ranveer Singh Wants To Work In More ‘Memorable Films’ With Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Mumbai(PTI): With three consecutive hits with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, actor Ranveer Singh says he wants to create a "vast legacy of memorable films" with the director. After working with him in "Ram Leela" and "Bajirao Mastani", Ranveer's latest collaboration with Bhansali, "Padmaavat" has given the actor his biggest hit and one of his most critically-acclaimed performances. Speaking at an event here...

FTII To Conduct Film Appreciation Course In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar(PTI): The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, will conduct a week-long film appreciation course here as part of the institute's nationwide programme to popularise film learning, the Director of FTII, Pune, Bhupendra Kainthola said. The course will provide a unique opportunity to the cine lovers of Odisha, to understand cinema from one of the world's leading film...

My Twitter Account Has Been Hacked: Anupam Kher

New Delhi(PTI): Veteran actor Anupam Kher today said his Twitter account has been hacked. The 62-year-old actor, who is currently in Los Angeles, said he got to know about the breach from his friends in India and has alerted the microblogging site about the incident. "My Twitter account has been hacked. Just got few calls from friends in India about it....

Did King Gajapati Had Any Connection With Padmavati?

By: Brahma K. Mohanty Bhubaneswar: Forget about the Karni Sena’s opposition to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus “Padmavati” rechristened as “Padmaavat”, after the intervention of the Supreme Court of India, is earning moolah at the box office not only in India but from foreign shores. But little do we know that the epic love story of Maharawal Ratan...