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Manmohan Singh News

  • | July 23rd, 2015

    Gangs of Wasseypur producer to make a movie on the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

    Gangs of Wasseypur producer to make a movie on the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

    It’s based on an adaptation of Sanjay Baru’s book The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh.
    Producer Sunil Bohra, who is planning to make an adaptation of Sanjay Baru’s book The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh, says that it will take at least six months to create a script of the film. Click here to read more

  • | February 26th, 2015

    Amitabh Bachchan lands in legal trouble in USA; summoned by the LA federal court

    Amitabh Bachchan lands in legal trouble in USA; summoned by the LA federal court

    Senior Bachchan has 21 days to respond and attend court…
    Amitabh Bachchan has never really had a brush with the judiciary. He has had an almost balanced life with not too much of legal hassles coming his way. But it seems the 72 year old would have to get down to court as he had been served. Yes you read that right. Big B has been asked to come to court. Wonder what it is about? Click here to read more

  • | December 1st, 2014

    Jaya Bachchan to attend fourth edition of Kolkata Literary Meet

    Jaya Bachchan to attend fourth edition of Kolkata Literary Meet

    Mrs Sr Bachchan with many other eminent personalities to unfold the history of literature, culture and cinema
    Veteran Bollywood actress Jaya Bachchan will be one of the key participants at the fourth edition of Kolkata Literary Meet (KaLaM) here, beginning Jan 23 next year.
    Click here to read more

  • | August 28th, 2014

    Should Jagjit Singh get the Bharat Ratna?

    Should Jagjit Singh get the Bharat Ratna?

    The veteran singer’s wife Chitra Singh has been fighting a lone battle to get her husband the prestigious award
    Ever since his death in 2011, Jagjit Singh’s wife Chitra Singh has been fighting a lone battle to get her husband the recognition he deserves. “I think he deserves the Bharat Ratna, no less. Manmohan Singhji released two commemorative stamps of Jagjitji on February 8. But what about the recognition that Jagjit saab deserves?” Click here to read more

  • | May 16th, 2014

    Juhi Chawla mocks Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh on Twitter!

    Juhi Chawla mocks Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh on Twitter!

    The Lok Sabha Elections 2014 saw some heated war of words between Bollywoodwallahs we had leading actors and filmmakers siding with different political parties and some who even were candidates for them. However nobody really came out and mocked a politician, not a Gandhi
    Juhi Chawla is refreshing change from other Bollywood celebrities. While most leading stars in tinsel town would rather stay out of a political controversy this babe doesn’t mind courting one. If you thought that the Gulaab Gang actor accepting and confirming rivalry with Madhuri Dixit-Nene was amusing you will be mighty pleased to see the this chulbuly Chawla babe take on the Congress heads Click here to read more

  • | February 10th, 2014

    Manmohan Singh pays tribute to late Jagjit Singh

    Manmohan Singh pays tribute to late Jagjit Singh

    The Prime Minister released a stamp in the memory of the legendary ghazal singer
    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has a special place in his heart for the legendary ghazal singer Jagjit Singh. On the occasion of his 73rd birth anniversary, the PM released a commemorative stamp in honour. Click here to read more

  • | January 23rd, 2014

    Manmohan Singh and Pranab Mukherjee condole Nageswara Rao’s death

    Manmohan Singh and Pranab Mukherjee condole Nageswara Rao’s death

    Nageswara Rao died early Wednesday. He was 89.
    President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh condoled the death of Telugu cinema icon Akkineni Nageswara Rao on Wednesday. Click here to read more

  • | June 11th, 2013

    Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani can’t be released on TV due to lawsuit by Rooh Afza makers

    Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani can’t be released on TV due to lawsuit by Rooh Afza makers

    The Delhi High Court has stayed the release of the Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone-starrer on television for having some ‘objectionable dialogues’ on Unani recipes
    On a lawsuit filed by the manufacturer of squash Rooh Afza, the Delhi High Court has restrained the makers of Hindi film Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (YJHD) from releasing the movie on TV due to some allegedly objectionable dialogues. Click here to read more

  • | December 27th, 2012

    Rajesh Khanna likely to be conferred with Padma Vibhushan

    Rajesh Khanna likely to be conferred with Padma Vibhushan

    One of the greatest Bollywood superstars is being considered for the country’s second highest civilian award
    Rajesh Khanna is in the news again, this time for the right reason! After all the allegations of his live-in partner Anita Advani against his wife Dimple Kapadia and Click here to read more

  • | October 18th, 2012

    Chakravyuh song Mehngai not defamatory to Bata: Court

    Chakravyuh song Mehngai not defamatory to Bata: Court

    The Delhi High Court allows the release of the controversial song from Prakash Jha’s film Chakravyuh
    The Delhi High Court Wednesday allowed the release of the song Mehngai from upcoming Bollywood movie Chakravyuh, saying that in the contextual setting of the movie the “song is not defamatory”. Click here to read more

  • | August 31st, 2012

    Aamir Khan – first Bollywood hero on Time Magazine cover?

    Aamir Khan – first Bollywood hero on Time Magazine cover?
    Aamir Khan has been dealing with various social issues on his TV show Satyamev Jayate, and his efforts have landed him on the cover of this prestigious weekly magazine

    After Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Parveen Babi, it’s Aamir Khan from Bollywood who is topic of discussion on Time Magazine. The contribution Khan has made through his TV show Satyamev Jayate and the issues he has spoken about is what the cover story entails. The cover reads – ‘He’s breaking the Bollywood mold by tackling India’s social evils. Can one actor change a nation?’ Click here to read more

  • | July 2nd, 2012

    Sonia Gandhi invites Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani home

    Sonia Gandhi invites Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani home

    The Congress president was unable to make it to Esha and Bharat’s wedding held on June 29, 2012
    Hema Malini had invited Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi for her daughter Esha Deol’s wedding with Bharat Takhtani. She says that now the newly wed couple at her (Sonia Gandhi) residence. Click here to read more

  • | June 27th, 2012

    Anna, Ramdev have a Bollywood connection!

    Anna, Ramdev have a Bollywood connection!

    Anna Hazare or Baba Ramdev, everyone has a reason to protest. And here are some extremely creative ways in which some people have commented on some of the problems India is dealing with everyday…
    Yesterday we showed you an example of how people involved in popular movements take ‘inspiration’ from Bollywood either to further their cause or just to present it in a lighter vein. The image came from an email forward and had a picture of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi morphed on to a poster of a popular film released in 1999, starring Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai. We have found more such posters, new and old, with people like Baba Ramdev and Anna Hazare playing major roles, but not all of them flaunt a cause. Sometimes they have been created by folk who have nothing to do with any cause and nothing better to do with their time. But that is the occupational hazard of being a politician or a crusader – people give their mischievous streak free reign at your expense! Bollywoodlife on its part does not in any way support or promote the mockery, whoever it may be directed at, but we are simply sharing something we found interesting and what has appealed to you, judging by the viewership it has garnered. And this will definitely save you a trip to join Anna at Ramlila Maidan, no? But just remember guys, this is all in jest. No offence!Click here to read more

  • | May 15th, 2012

    Rekha takes oath in the Rajya Sabha

    Rekha takes oath in the Rajya Sabha

    Bollywood’s evergreen beauty Rekha took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, becoming yet another personality from the B-town to enter the portals of Parliament. Rekha turned up in the Upper House at 10.57am. She was wearing a golden brown saree and was greeted by the other members of the House warmly. Click here to read more

  • | April 5th, 2012

    Shruti Haasan dines with Imran Khan and Manmohan Singh!

    Shruti Haasan dines with Imran Khan and Manmohan Singh!

    After Dhanush, it was Shruti Haasan’s turn to spend some time with the Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh. Was she elated?
    Tollywood star Shruti Haasan is on cloud nine because she was a special invitee at a dinner hosted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his Mauritian counterpart, at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi on Tuesday. The elder daughter of Kamal Haasan was the only female actor from the whole of the country along with Imran Khan (her co-star from Luck) from B-town to be invited as a special guest for this high profile occasion. Click here to read more