Author archives: Sowmya

Sonia Gandhi maybe made party patron, says my role is to retire

Making way for her son, Sonia Gandhi on Friday stepped down as Congress president, with her son Rahul set to officially take charge on Saturday. Asked about her new role, she told reporters: “My role is to retire.” However, Congress spokesman Randeep Surjewala later tweeted, saying, “Would sincerely request friends in the media to not rely upon innuendos.” He added, “Sonia Gandhi has retired as president of Indian National Congress […]

 
 
 

Venkat Prabhu's Party teaser is out and PM Modi too plays a part in it

Venkat Prabhu has unveiled the teaser of his upcoming multi-strarrer, Party. The filmmaker released the trailer at midnight and the first visuals suggest the film is going to be more than a regular comedy. No release date has been announced as yet for the film, which now looks to be an action comedy. The teaser promises an engaging entertainer which also looks quite colourful. The one-minute teaser manages to show […]

 
 
 

Will Smith starrer Bright trailer

Will Smith starrer Bright trailer Netflix releases the final trailer for its explosive action thriller Bright, starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton and Noomi Rapace. This new trailer goes all-in on showcasing the varying tones of the film—it’s got comedy, gritty cop drama stuff, high-fantasy, fantasy-comedy, action, and possibly even romance? It’s a lot of things, and I’m not entirely confident it’ll be very good. Smith almost seems to be hamming […]

Doklam standoff put severe pressure on ties: Wang Yi to Sushma Swaraj

Doklam standoff put severe pressure on ties: Wang Yi to Sushma Swaraj The Doklam standoff had put “severe pressure” on India-China ties though the issue was resolved through diplomatic means, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during their meeting in New Delhi. The bilateral ties went through a serious test after Indian border troops “illegally trespassed” into the Chinese territory in June, Wang told Swaraj. […]

 
 
 

Vikram Bhatt's '1921’ trailer

Vikram Bhatt’s ‘1921’ trailer Vikram Bhatt is known for his horror flicks especially the ‘Raaz’ and ‘1920’ series. The trailer of 1921 is a perfect reminder of several Hollywood films including The Conjuring and Annabelle, and even Vikram Bhatt’s own and best one so far – Raaz.  Lead roles played by Karan Kundrra and Zareen Khan.The movie has been produced by Bhatt’s Lone Ranger Productions and Reliance Entertainment.   1921 is […]

Gujarat elections: Polling ends with 68 per cent voter turnout in 1st phase

Gujarat elections: Polling ends with 68 per cent voter turnout in 1st phase Polling concluded in the 89 constituencies of southern Gujarat and Saurashtra in the first phase of state assembly elections with 68 per cent voter turnout on Saturday, the Election Commission of India said while addressing the media. “By the time we get final figures, voting percentage may go a little higher and touch last year’s figure,” an […]

 
 
 

Anurag Kashyap Mukkabaaz trailer out

Anurag Kashyap Mukkabaaz trailer out Anurag Kashyap is back and with a bang! The maverick director’s upcoming outing ‘Mukkabaaz’ is a solid sports drama based on the passion of a small-towner who wants to make it big in the field of boxing. The 3-minute-long trailer hits a boundary with his impeccable casting and impressive dialogue delivery. Both Jimmy and Ravi are in top form in their respective roles and pack […]

 
 
 

Saif Ali Khan's Kaalakaandi trailer

Saif Ali Khan’s Kaalakaandi trailer The official trailer of Saif Ali Khan’s upcoming film Kaalakaandi is out and it is anything but conventional. Saif Ali Khan starrer Kaalakaandi is a story of six characters from across Mumbai and it explores the city’s dark, neglected underbelly. The trailer reminds us of Delhi Belly, and director Akshat Verma’s propensity to not hold back on anything is visible right when you are twenty […]

 
 
 

When 150 artistes one together for children with special needs, you get one amazing song

When 150 artistes one together for children with special needs, you get one amazing song It’s not every day that you see a handful of artistes coming together for a musical collaboration. So, what would it be like to have, not five, not 10, but 150 artistes performing together on a single song? The answer to that question is “The One Song”, composed by Bengaluru-based music director duo Venky-Varun and […]

Legendary megastar Shashi Kapoor no more

Legendary megastar Shashi Kapoor no more Veteran Indian film industry stalwart Shashi Kapoor has died at the age of 79, it has been confirmed. His nephew Randhir told the Press Trust of India (PTI) that the actor had died in Mumbai on Monday after several years of kidney problems. Kapoor was a scion of the celebrated Indian film-making dynasty, the son of Mughal-E-Azam star Prithviraj Kapoor, and brother of Raj […]