Shaan, Sunidhi to give voiceover to 3D animation film

sunidhi chauhanBollywood’s well-known playback singers Shaan and Sunidhi Chauhan will give the voiceover for the lead characters Blu and Jewel, respectively, for the English version of 3D animation movie “RIO”. “I wanted to do an animation film for years. ‘RIO is such an amazing film that I just had to do it. Even though my character

Bopanna and Qureshi stun Paes and Bhupathi

Bopanna and Qureshi stun Paes and BhupathiThird-seeded Indian pair Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi were stunned by India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, 6-3, 6-4, in the second round of the men’s doubles at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 PBN Paribas tennis tournament here Tuesday. Paes and Bhupathi, who missed India’s Davis Cup tie against Serbia in

Geelani to attend India Today conclave

Syed Ali GeelaniHardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani will attend Saturday’s India Today conclave where he will share the stage with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, a spokesman of his Hurriyat group said Tuesday. Geelani had earlier said he would not share the stage with India’s national security advisor Shivshankar Menon unless his basic demands

And now ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ in German

tanu weds manu3You may think that the hardcore desi small-town ambience of this season’s surprise hit “Tanu Weds Manu” is unlikely to go down well with foreign audiences. But hang on. Now there will be a dubbed German version of the romantic comedy. A delegation from Germany landed in Mumbai last week with the express purpose of

Kalmadi being quizzed at CBI headquarters

suresh kalmadiThe Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday quizzed former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi in connection with alleged financial irregularities in the preparations for the October 2010 sporting event. “He arrived at our headquarters at 10.15 a.m. and is being questioned,” a CBI official said. This is the second time that the former

No title track for ‘Housefull 2′ also

housefull imageIn a time when title tracks play an important role to create a buzz about a new film, Sajid Khan plans to release the sequel to his directorial venture “Housefull” without one. “Nobody noticed this, but unlike ‘Heyy Babyy’ whose title track topped the charts, ‘Housefull’ did not have any such title track. Keeping that

So what if I play Kamal Haasan’s wife: Sonakshi

sonakshi sinha and kamalShe debuted with much older Salman Khan in “Dabangg” and Sonakshi Sinha will be seen as the wife of Kamal Haasan, who is 33 years her senior, in Tamil-Telugu director Selvaraghavan’s film and says once an actor is in front of the camera, age should not matter. “Yes, I’m playing Kamal Haasan’s wife in Selvaraghavan’s

Adarsh scam: CBI raids top bureaucrat’s premises

Central Bureau of InvestigatioThe Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday raided the homes and offices of top bureaucrat Jairaj Phatak in New Delhi and Mumbai in connection with the Adarsh housing society scam, a top official said. Phatak is a former commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and is presently posted at the central government as additional secretary,