Ranbir Kapoor To Direct A Film?
Even thou he has acted in only two film, he is now thinking about directing.
Recently there has been news that the newest Kapoor in the Indian cinema,
has shown interest in directing a film under his grandfather’s R K Films banner.
Jiah Khan Going To Acting School?
It well known that Bollywood star
are not the best of friends. During a recent interview with Kangana Ranaut,
she was asked if she missed out working with
, and to that she replied with sometimes like its destiny but at
least I wasn't sent to acting classes by Aamir. This in reference to recent news that
has asked Jiah to attend acting classes before her shooting for the film,
, began. Kangana Ranaut was the first choice for Aamir to play the
role opposite him in Ghajini, but Kangana leaked out the news before the
formal announcement was made, which annoyed Aamir and she was out of the
film and replaced with Jiah Khan. The film will also have
and Jiah, plays a medical student, playing opposite Aamir. Asin had
also acted in the same part in the original Tamil version of the movie.
Rajiv Gandhi Award For Saif Ali Khan And Lara Dutta
Saif Ali Khan
(Best Actor) and fellow Bollywood stars
(Best Actress) and
(Child Prodigy) were given awards at the Annual Rajiv Gandhi Awards 2008
for their contribution to Indian cinema, at a function held at N.C.P.A. (
) on Aug 17, 2008. The function also included some great performance by such
Bollywood stars as
and music composers Shankar Ehsaan Loy.
Aamir Khan In Tears At Award Ceremony
Recently at the 11th Gollapudi Srinivas Award function at the Kamaraj Arangam, Chennai
was awarded the award for the Best Debutant Director for
Taare Zameen Par (2008)
, along with a check for Rs 1.5 lakh. Known for his generosity, Aamir immediately
handed the check over to the MGR Film Institute in Chennai as a gift. Earlier in
the ceremony Aamir came to tears after hearing the speech from doyen of
cinema K Balachander saying good things about the up and coming director, Ammir Khan.
Deepika Padukone On Cover Of Maxim India August 2008 Issue
gave a great phoot to Maxim for the August 2008 edition of
. The photos will be part of the Maxim India August 2008 edition. Her next big
Bachna Ae Haseenon (2008)
is also due out on August 15, 2008.
Shilpa Shetty To Host Season 2 Of Big Boss
the winner of the Big Brother UK, will be the host of
Bigg Boss 2
Indian version of the show. The show will star to air on TV on August 17, it
will also make it the first reality show to be telecast on all seven days of the week.
The show is have 14 people locked into a house under the surveillance of over
30 cameras for a period of three months.
Sarkar Raj Headed For Oscar Library
Ram Gopal Varma's
Sarkar Raj (2008)
script is going to be added to the prestigious Academy of Motion Pictures Oscar Library.
The script will at the library permanently for the students of media. The movie
was about the political issues, and the power games played by the politicians
against each other and starred
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
in the pivtol roles. Films like
, Kal Ho Na Ho and Lagaan have already been added to the prestigious
library that were produced by the Indian Film industry.
Katrina Kaif New Face For Nakshatra Diamonds Jewellery
has come a long way over the last couple of years. She has provided back to back
movie hits and is looking for a great 2008 with the release of
Singh Is Kinng (2008)
on August 8, 2008 and then
on October 24, 2008. Katrina was recently in the news for a rift that has
occured on her birthday party between her boyfriend
and king of Bollywood
. She now has been signed by jewellery brand Nakshatra Diamonds to endorse
the product which was previous being endorsed by
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
TV Reality show, Star Voice of India, winner Ishmeet Singh passed away
Tuesday apparently by drowning in a hotel swimming pool in the Maldives.
He was in the Maldives to sing at a musical concert on Friday. Ishmeet had been
in the shallow pool meant for children but later jumped into the deep end of
the main swimming pool and had immediately run into difficulty. The question in everyone's mind is that how come no one was to recuse him?
Reliance Big TV launches Direct to Home (DTH) service which should provide
high picture quality. The service will be available in 6,500 towns and will
initially broadcast over 200 channels with digital quality picture and sound.
Now Reliance will provide competition to already existing service providers
like Tata Sky, Dish TV, Sun Direct and DD Direct.
After eight bombs exploded in quick succession in the city of
yesterday, today the city of
awoke up in early morning confronted with bomb blasts around the city.
At least four bombs exploded in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad killing
many people and injuring a lot more. The bomb blast were in crowded old city
dominated by its Muslim community. Two blast happended near Maninagar,
constituency of Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
Kate Moss Gold Sculptor
Marc Quinn, a British sculptor, is ready to unveil his latest creation to the
world, a $2.8 million, 110 pound solid gold statue of the supermodel,
. Qninn in 2006 had created Sphinx, a painted bronze statue of Moss in a
somewhat provocative yoga pose. So far the London museum has so far only
released a close up photo of the statue's face. The statue will be on display from Oct. 4 through Jan. 25, 2008.
Paris Hilton Responds To Ad By Republican candidate John McCain
who seems to always find a way to get into the news has now responded to
some ads that were created by the Republican candidate John McCain. The
ad compares the Democrat candidate Barack Obama to Hilton and Britney,
which could suggest Obama was no more than a celebrity candidate.
Paris also discussed her version of the energy policy which seems to be a
hybrid of McCain's offshore oil drilling plan and Obama's incentives for
new energy technology.
Mary Kate Olsen To Be Subpoenaed
Mary Kate Olsen
will be subpoenaed by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration office in
New York to testify in front of a grand jury in regrads to the investigation
surrounding Heath Ledger's accidental overdose death. Per the investigation
five medications were found in Heath's body at the time of his death per the
Money, Finance, Technology News:
Yet another search engine has been launched to compete for your searches.
Online ad revenues is huge with a big marketplace and hence everyone wants
the piece of the pie. Now, a group of former Google employees have
launched to compete against their previous employer. The new search engine called
, which is pronounced 'cool', claims to provide a more comprehensive guide
to the web. Cuil claims to have indexed more then 120 billion web pages
with which they have to search against to provide better results in a new
way. Now online time will tell if Cuil will overcome Google, or maybe can
instead overcome Yahoo and MSN?.
has announced the availibility of a new multimedia notebook notebook.
The new Vaio FW notebook, is also the first 16.4 inch laptop to hit the market and
promises to enable consumers to view High Definition, Blu ray Disc, movies
in a manner they are meant to be seen. The notebooks LCD is constructed
with a 16:9 aspect ratio, which is standard used while shooting HD movies.
The notebook will be powered by new Intel Centrino 2 technology, with
more energy efficiency and performance, along with a HDMI output connector
to allow users to connect the laptop to the TV for viewing watch movies on
a television set. The packaged Vaio Media software is DLNA enabled and hence
allows users to wirelessly stream content stored on laptop throughout their home network.
Other features include multiple ports and jacks including Memory Stick media/SD card slot,
three USB ports, an i.Link Ieee-1394 port, microphone and headphone jack,
and a 34mm ExpressCard slot. The Vaio FW notebook is an eco-friendly product
with Energy Star 4.0 compliant. The retail unit will start at $1,000
with the premium edition going upto $1,750.
Anheuser Busch, U.S. brewer, has agreed to be bought by Belgium based InBev
for a higher price of $52 billion after a month long standoff between the two.
This will create the world's largest beer maker. InBev maker of Stella Artois and Beck's,
will pay $70 per share for maker of Budweiser.
An Abu Dhabi Investment Council, based in
has bought the Chrysler Building, New York's
best known skyscrapers, for 800 million dollars. The 77 story Art Deco skyscraper
is located in Midtown Manhattan opposite Grand Central station. The The Chrysler Building was
designed by the architect William Van Alen and built between 1928 and 1930.
The building was declared a historic monument in 1976 and was built for
the Chrysler car company. The fund has over 800 billion dollars of assets
and has also recently made a 7.5 billion dollar investment in Citigroup.
Many Middle East nations have great access to capital from their oil profit
and hence are looking for real estate assets overseas. Just last month,
General Motors building located on Fifth Avenue was bought by Investors
, Kuwait and Qatar for 2.8 billion dollars.
Sania Mirza Retires Pulls Out Of US Open 08/22/2008:
has pulled out of the U.S. Open on because of a right wrist injury that
flared at the Olympic Games. Sania had surgery on the right wrist back in
April 2008 in Miami, Florida. This will leave India unrepresented in the singles
events at the U.S. Open because Prakash Amritraj and
both failed to qualify for the main draw of men's and women's events.
The U.S. Open is scheduled to being Monday, August 25, 2008 in Flushing, New York, USA.
Sania Mirza Retires Hurts In Her First Round Match In The Olympic Games 08/11/2008:
had to retire hurt during her first round match in the Beijing Olympic Games because of
a wrist injury. Sania was trailing Czech Iveta Benesova 1-6 1-2. The injury
could also force Sania to miss her doubles first round match tomorrow. Sania
is scheduled to play along with her partner
against the French pair of Tatiana Golovin and Pauline Permentier. Top seed,
also had to withdraw from the single match due to a thumb injury. American
also pulled out of the singles and
did not even make the trip to China becuase of her shoulder injury.
Sania Mirza Exits Early From Nordic Open 08/01/2008:
is having some difficultly with coming back from her injugries. Sania has
hard some tough losses in early rounds of big tournaments. Today was no difference,
the Indian ace, Sania, lost in three sets to Czech Iveta Benesova in the second round.
Sania had won the first set 4-6 but could not finish the match and Iveta won the
last two sets 6-3, 6-3. The Hyderabadi girl had already lost in her doubles match
just in the first round.
Akhil Kumar's Olympic boxing medal dream came to an end on Monday after
lossing to Moldovan Gojan Veaceslav 3-10 in his 54kg quarterfinal match.
Now its up to Jitender Kumar (51kg) and Vijender Kumar (75kg) who will be fighting
in their quarterfinal matches on Wednesday. All three boxers come from
Bhiwani, a Haryana town which is supports by London-based steel magnate
Lakshmi Narayan Mittal
won the gold medal during the
2008 Summer Olympics
for 10 meter air rifle event. This also marked the first ever individual
Olympic gold medal for India in 108 years. India last won a gold during the
1980 Olympic Games for Hockey. Now it will be Ace shuttler
turns to go for the gold.
stunned fourth seed Chen Wang of Hong Kong to move into the quarter finals of the women's singles badminton.
The US basketball team wrapped up their final exhibition game with a win
over Australia 87-76. Now they will be heading to Beijing for the
2008 Summer Olympics
. The US basketball team was undefeated during their exhibition games but
will have some tougher games during the Olympics.
scored 22 points and
Michelle Sung Wie Skips A Major 07/28/2008:
Michelle Sung Wie
skipped playing in a major so she could play on the PGA Tour this week.
Wie was listed in qualifying for the Women’s British Open at Sunningdale,
buy choose not to participate. Wei is currently managed by her her parents.
Just recently Michelle Wie was disqualified at the LPGA's State Farm Classic
when she left the scoring area without signing her card. So people are now
questing why Wei would choose to play at the PGA Tour over playing in the Women’s British Open.