• I want to do complex stories now: Deepak Dobriyal

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Tue 16 Jun, 2015 5:48 PM IST

    New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Deepak Dobriyal has emerged as a wizard of comedy with impeccable comic timing and sharp sense of humour, but the "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" actor says he's not just a funny guy. The actor, whose character Pappi Singh from Aanand L. Rai's directorial, has turned out to be quite an attraction, is also inclined towards film direction. More »I want to do complex stories now: Deepak Dobriyal

  • World Chefs: Amanda Cohen's bet on vegetable restaurant pays off

    Reuters - Tue 16 Jun, 2015 5:35 PM IST

    By Richard Leong NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chef Amanda Cohen took a gamble in 2008 when she opened a tiny restaurant in New York City called Dirt Candy which focused on vegetables at a time when bacon was the rage among food enthusiasts. The 41-year-old who hails from Canada's capital, Ottawa, spoke to Reuters about Dirt Candy's expansion and why, despite serving vegetable dishes, she does not consider herself a vegetarian chef. Q: What is the challenge of a bigger Dirt Candy? More »World Chefs: Amanda Cohen's bet on vegetable restaurant pays off

  • With 'Sense 8', Tina Desi 'couldn't ask for more'

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Tue 16 Jun, 2015 2:40 PM IST

    Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Indian actress Tina Desai, who debuted in American TV with "Sense 8", says she has received an "overwhelming" response for her role as a strong character. For the show, which premiered on online streaming service Netflix on June 5, Tina has slipped into the role of woman who goes against the society's barriers. The show and all its characters have got a fantastic response," Tina said in a statement. More »With 'Sense 8', Tina Desi 'couldn't ask for more'

  • Ankit Tiwari eyes composing for Pakistani films

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Tue 16 Jun, 2015 2:32 PM IST

    New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) After singing a song for the Pakistani movie "Bin Roye", Bollywood composer-singer Ankit Tiwari wants to compose music for films being made across the border. "I have sung 'O yara' for Pakistani film called 'Bin Roye'. It's a romantic song," Tiwari, who shot to fame with "Sunn raha hai" from "Aashiqui 2", told IANS. More »Ankit Tiwari eyes composing for Pakistani films

  • Vadivelu and I plan to work together again: 'Eli' director

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Tue 16 Jun, 2015 11:26 AM IST

    Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Director Yuvaraj Dhayalan, who has teamed up with actor-comedian Vadivelu for the second time in forthcoming Tamil comedy "Eli", says they plan to collaborate again, but not immediately. "Vadivelu sir has asked me for another film. "Out of the few story ideas I had in mind, Vadivelu sir personally liked the story of a spy. More »Vadivelu and I plan to work together again: 'Eli' director

  • Was hard to get Imran-Kangana dream cast: Nikhil Advani

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 15 Jun, 2015 10:54 PM IST

    Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Director Nikhil Advani says he had to work very hard to get his "dream cast" of Imran Khan and Kangana Ranaut for his latest film "Katti Batti". "The first person to come in my mind for the role of Maddy was Imran Khan. "Katti Batti" is an urban romcom between two very different people. More »Was hard to get Imran-Kangana dream cast: Nikhil Advani

  • Isle of Wight Festival honours Jimi Hendrix with record attempt

    Reuters - Mon 15 Jun, 2015 6:19 PM IST

    Britain kicked off its summer music festival season on the Isle of Wight with a world record attempt in honour of Jimi Hendrix 45 years after his last UK performance at the venue. As a sideshow to performances by groups such as Fleetwood Mac, Blur and The Prodigy, thousands of music fans donned masks bearing the face of the guitar hero to try to get the most people wearing the same mask in the same place. Hendrix played at the Isle of Wight Festival shortly before his death aged 27 in September 1970. More »Isle of Wight Festival honours Jimi Hendrix with record attempt

  • Delhiites, now affordable home-style meals a click away

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 15 Jun, 2015 4:52 PM IST

    New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) After tasting success in solving the million dollar question of 'what's for lunch or dinner today' for professionals and families in Gurgaon, Bite Club, a virtual restaurant, launched its operations in the capital on Monday. Bite Club will provide food items like Methi Malai Paneer, Dal Tadka with Tawa Parathas and Chicken Caesar Salad within the price range of Rs.100-Rs.300 per person, with a minimum delivery value of Rs.100. The concept of Bite Club was initiated and implemented by three young engineers Prateek Agarwal, Aushim Krishan and Siddharth Sharma. More »Delhiites, now affordable home-style meals a click away

  • Akshay Kumar holidays in France

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 15 Jun, 2015 3:52 PM IST

    Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar is enjoying a retreat with his wife Twinkle Khanna in France. The 47-year-old actor took to micro-blogging website Twitter to share a photograph, where the duo was dressed in white. -*- Explore world cinema, suggests Aamir Aamir Khan, whose Bollywood entertainer "PK" has achieved stupendous success globally, says in India people still don't look enough for world cinema. More »Akshay Kumar holidays in France

  • Find perfect swimwear for your body type

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 15 Jun, 2015 3:38 PM IST

    New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Whether you're heavy on the top or bottom, it's vital to choose swimwear that suits your shape. Anuj Lalwani, stylist, FashionAndYou.com, a flash website in the fashion and lifestyle space, shares tips on how to choose the perfect swimwear according to your body type: * Bottom heavy: Avoid wearing bikini boy shorts that cover a part of the thighs as this also cuts the legs off at just the wrong place. Higher cut bottoms are ideal for such body shapes. More »Find perfect swimwear for your body type

  • Insight - Disney's powerful marketing force: social media moms

    Reuters - Mon 15 Jun, 2015 10:51 AM IST

    By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Wendy Wright is a home-schooling mother of two, a prolific blogger and a self-described "Disney Nut." Her cats are named Mickey and Minnie, and her blog is filled with advice for visiting Disneyland, tips for holding Disney-themed parties and reviews of Disney movies.     Wright's enthusiasm for all things Disney eventually drew the attention of the Walt Disney Co , which invited her to join a carefully vetted group of roughly 1,300 Disney Social Media Moms. The group of mothers - and a few fathers - are part of a Disney effort to incorporate the enthusiasm and influence of parents into its marketing efforts.     Wright isn’t sure why she was picked, but guesses her online postings about Disney helped. More »Insight - Disney's powerful marketing force: social media moms

  • Weekly Forecast: 14th June to 20th June 2015

    GaneshaSpeaks.com - Mon 15 Jun, 2015 10:37 AM IST

    A major planetary change this time is that Saturn will re-enter Scorpio in retrograde mode. This should work well in narrowing differences with your life partner. You will now be able to enjoy the pleasures of marital life, without any reservations. More »Weekly Forecast: 14th June to 20th June 2015

  • 15 Lesser-known Facts about Steve Jobs

    MensXP.com - Mon 15 Jun, 2015 4:26 AM IST

    “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart," Steve Jobs. More »15 Lesser-known Facts about Steve Jobs

  • Five Greatest Rock Bands of All Time

    Yahoo India Lifestyle - Mon 15 Jun, 2015 2:01 AM IST

    It's a daunting and gutsy task to try and compile the list of history's greatest rock bands. But we decided to give it go. Let us know if you agree with our picks in the comments below. More »Five Greatest Rock Bands of All Time

  • Plagiarism harmful to fashion fraternity: Rohit Bal

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sun 14 Jun, 2015 3:18 PM IST

    New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Plagiarism in the fashion industry has long been a bane for designers not only in India, but internationally too. Ace fashion designer Rohit Bal says such cheap copies are not only a crime, but these parallel markets are also harming their business. Bal agrees that people "lust" for designer wear, but he sees that as no reason to "copy" anyone's designs. More »Plagiarism harmful to fashion fraternity: Rohit Bal

  • Indians taking acting more seriously: Kunal Nayyar

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sun 14 Jun, 2015 2:28 PM IST

    New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) At 33, he has managed to carve his own niche in the west as Raj Koothrappali in popular TV sitcom "The Big Bang Theory". Actor Kunal Nayyar believes scope for niche Indian actors has widened a lot in international market, and so, they are taking acting a lot more seriously. "International market has widened scope for Indian actors a lot. More »Indians taking acting more seriously: Kunal Nayyar

  • 'I Am Mr. Mother' team seeks Aamir's support

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sun 14 Jun, 2015 2:20 PM IST

    Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Director I.A. Siddique and lead actor Gabriel Vats of upcoming film "I Am Mr. Mother" have penned a letter, requesting superstar Aamir Khan to lend support to the issue of pregnancy deaths. Pregnancy deaths form a core theme of the film, highlighting the pain and anguish that women feel during childbirth. Excerpts of the letter: "Sir, you have displayed extreme dedication towards social causes, including (via) your popular TV show 'Satyamev Jayate' where you've highlighted serious issues like female foeticide and violence against women. More »'I Am Mr. Mother' team seeks Aamir's support

  • No unprofessionalism for 'Gour Hari Dastaan' actors

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sun 14 Jun, 2015 12:44 PM IST

    Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) The actors of "Gour Hari Dastaan - Freedom File" accepted no unprofessionalism during the shoot, says director Anant Mahadevan. While he was happy to have the "biggest team of award winners ever put together in a film", Mahadevan said that the expectation of the team from the production house and him as a director was his biggest concern. "They wouldn't accept unprofessionalism as they were trained in a particular way," he added. More »No unprofessionalism for 'Gour Hari Dastaan' actors

  • Birthstone Benefits for the June Born

    Astroyogi - Sun 14 Jun, 2015 2:00 AM IST

    Birthstones are said to be token of good fortune. It is a well-known fact that birthstones comprise of a wide range of properties in metaphysical healing. Likewise, it is believed that birthstones worn according to one’s birth month may help in different ways. More »Birthstone Benefits for the June Born

  • Don't let strike hamper work: Jahnu Barua on FTII stir

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sat 13 Jun, 2015 8:05 PM IST

    New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Commenting about the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) students going on an indefinite strike to protest against the appointment of actor and BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as chairman, multiple National Award-winning filmmaker Jahnu Barua says students should put their point of view forward without putting their work on the back-burner. "The students are concerned about the institute. More »Don't let strike hamper work: Jahnu Barua on FTII stir

  • 'Miss Tanakpur...' release unaffected by khap controversy: Vinod Kapri

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sat 13 Jun, 2015 4:08 PM IST

    Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Vinod Kapri's film "Miss Tanakpur Hazir Ho" got the clean chit from the Censor Board but a leading farmer's union in Uttar Pradesh has "banned" the movie because it is upset over the manner in which khaps (Kangaroo courts) are portrayed. In an exclusive telephonic interview regarding this controversy, Kapri told IANS: "Censor Board has the power to release movies, and not any other bodies or panchayat! Censor Board has seen my movie and approved it, with minor suggestions. Merely watching a promo they can not take such decisions " Kapri, who is making his directorial debut with "Miss Tanakpur Hazir ho", does not seem to be affected by the negativity. More »'Miss Tanakpur...' release unaffected by khap controversy: Vinod Kapri

  • Rockers, actors unite on London catwalk for male cancer awareness

    Reuters - Sat 13 Jun, 2015 3:48 PM IST

    From veteran shock rocker Alice Cooper to model David Gandy, men from the world of fashion, film and music united on the catwalk to raise awareness about male cancer. Charity One For the Boys hosted a gala on the sidelines of London's menswear fashion week on Friday night under the helm of Hollywood actors Samuel L. Jackson and Stanley Tucci. "Pulp Fiction" star Jackson led male celebrities such as actor Luke Wilson, Cooper and Gandy down a catwalk at London's Roundhouse for a fashion show mixing both British and international designs. More »Rockers, actors unite on London catwalk for male cancer awareness

  • Band Of Bandagi has become a huge empire: Tochi Raina

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sat 13 Jun, 2015 3:46 PM IST

    Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Tochi Raina, who has lent his voice for songs like "Iktara" and "Saibo", says his Band of Bandagi troupe has grown by leaps and bounds, turning into a huge empire. The troupe delivered their performance in Mumbai on Thursday and addressing the media after performing at the concert titled "Rooh Kambdi", Tochi said: "When I left my house some years back with this intention, I was uncertain about who all are going to join me. More »Band Of Bandagi has become a huge empire: Tochi Raina

  • Not always evil, Christopher Lee as a good man onscreen

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sat 13 Jun, 2015 1:56 PM IST

    New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) To people too young to have seen Bela Lugosi in the role of the evil Transylvanian count, Christopher Lee was Dracula personified - playing the character over half-a-dozen times. Lee, who died on Sunday but whose demise was announced only on Thursday, was most identified with Dracula, as he played the character in seven of the nine films of the series produced by the Hammer Film Company, from "Dracula" (1958) to "The Satanic Rites of Dracula" (1973) as well as two German films, Lee, who with his piercing eyes, saturnine looks, and wolfish grin did not need to be made up to look sinister, resisted getting typecast. This was in "The Devil Rides Out" (1967), based on best-selling British author Dennis Wheatley's eponymous 1934 novel about a band of friends determined to save one of their number from getting embroiled in Satanic rituals. More »Not always evil, Christopher Lee as a good man onscreen

  • Lauren Gottlieb to play a photographer in a Punjabi film

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sat 13 Jun, 2015 1:14 PM IST

    Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Actress Lauren Gottlieb, who was last seen in Ashish R. Mohan's directorial venture "Welcome To Karachi", will now be seen playing a photographer in a Punjabi film titled "Ambarsariya". Confirming the news, Lauren said: "Yes, I have a film called 'Ambarsariya' with Tips in which I play a photographer. It will also allow me to be what I am in real life." Produced by Ramesh Taurani, the film will go on floors from March and will be shot in Punjab. More »Lauren Gottlieb to play a photographer in a Punjabi film

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