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New Delhi: Tourism Ministry to get Rs 600 crore for two new schemes

New Delhi, July 22 2014: Tourism Ministry is formulating schemes for improvement of existing tourist products and to develop new tourist circuits to international standards, Tourism Minister Shripad Naik said in a…

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 17-point agenda for the nation

New Delhi, July 22 2014: Early into his tenure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has listed a 17-point plan to take India forward. As…

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Thiruvananthapuram: Oommen Chandy to finalise cabinet rejig in Delhi

Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 2014: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will now finalise his cabinet rejig with the Congress high command in Delhi, a senior party leader said on Tuesday.

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Jammu: Infiltration bid foiled along LoC; one Armyman killed, 2 others injured in gunbattle with terrorists

Jammu ,July 22 2014: An Army naik was killed while two other soldiers got injured in Palanwalla sector during an encounter with suspected terrorists, who made an unsuccessful attempt to sneak into…

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New Delhi: Corrupt judge charge: After Katju's allegations, BJP seeks answer from former PM Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, July 22 2014: The BJP on Tuesday asked former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the Congress to answer allegations of “improper compromises” by three ex-CJIs during UPA rule, saying the matter was…

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London: Royal baby-Prince George celebrates his first birthday today

London, July 22 2014: In order to mark the birthday of the royal baby, two new official photos were released showing Prince George walking around and looking grown up!

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New Delhi: Finance Bill likely to be passed by Parliament on 28th July

New Delhi, July 22 2014: The Finance Bill, whose passage signals the end of the budgetary exercise, is coming up for discussion in the Lok Sabha on July 24 and 25, Minister…

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Rameshwaram: Sri Lankan navy apprehends 38 Indian fishermen

Rameshwaram, July 22 2014: Thirty eight fishermen from Tamil Nadu were apprehended by the Sri Lankan navy while they were fishing in the Palk Strait on Monday night.

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New Delhi: 'Aam Aadmi' Kumar Vishwas ready to sign Rs 5 cr deal with Bigg Boss makers?

New Delhi, July 22 2014: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas’ political career may have suffered a setback after the General Elections loss, but the renowned Hindi poet’s fortunes are flourishing.

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New Delhi: Even gods can't prevent rape incidents, says UP Governor

New Delhi, July 22 2014: Uttar Pradesh Governor Aziz Qureshi Monday stirred a hornet’s nest when he said that even gods could not prevent rape incidents.

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Mumbai: Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi: Baa scolds Ishaani infront of all

Mumbai, July 22 2014: In the upcoming episodes of Colors TV’s show “Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi”, Baa will be seen scolding Ishaani…

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Mumbai: John Abraham to shed 17 kgs Sibdas Bhaduri biopic

Mumbai, July 22 2014: Actor-producer John Abraham is experimenting with his looks in ’1911′, a sports biopic on footballer Sibdas Bhaduri, where…

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Mumbai: Strength of a character matters to me most: Neil Nitin Mukesh

Mumbai, July 22 2014“‘Kaththi’ may be the first Tamil film I’m working in, but I have been approached by Tamil filmmakers in…

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Mumbai: Why you may want to watch Salman Khan’s ‘Kick’

Mumbai, July 22 2014: One of the most awaited films of the year- ‘Kick’- is slated to release this Eid. Starring Salman…

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Mumbai: Main Naa Bhoolungi: Aditya booked for molestation

Mumbai, July 27 2014:  In Sony TV’s show “Main Naa Bhoolungi”, Samaira is set to put Aditya behind bars for molesting their…

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Udupi : The massive protest against increase of atrocities on women

Udupi , 22nd July,’14: The massive protest against increase of sexual harassment on women in the state held at Udupi near the service bus stand,…

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Shirva College students take out protest against minor's rape in school: Demand action.

Shirva: July 22, 2014: The rise of Rape cases in State has reflected a fierce emotion among the students and the people.  The students…

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Bangalore: 'Is this only news we have?' retorts Karnataka CM when asked about minor's rape

Bangalore:July 22, 2014: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah remained defiant on Tuesday when asked about probe into the rape…

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Bangalore: Bangalore rape case: Is this the only news you have? asks Karnataka CM

Bangalore, July 22 2014:  Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday got annoyed when he was bombarded with questions on the rape of…

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Udupi: ABVP stages massive Protest in Udupi: Demands stringent punishment for Rapist.

Udupi, July 22 2014: The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishadparishad held massive protest in Udupi, in which thousands of students participated. Condemning the…

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Bangalore: Rape victim made to wait naked for 3 hours in govt hospital

Bangalore: July 22 2014: Violating all the guidelines issued by the Union Health Ministry for treating rape victims, doctors at a government hospital in Mysore…

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Udupi: Continuous heavy rain, Old well caves in

Udupi, July 22 2014: A well involuntarily collapsed in the earth near Kalikamba Temple in Kaup Padu village creating anxiety among people of…

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Moodbidri: Alva's College organizes Iftar get-together for 11th consecutive year

Moodbidri, Jul 22, 2014: A mass Iftar get-together was organized for around 3,000 people by Alva’s Education Foundation, Moodbidri recently for the…

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Puttur : Leaders are made, nobody is born leader - Fr. Joseph Martis

Puttur, 22nd July, ’14 : Leader is the one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way. Leaders are made, nobody…

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Bangalore: Bangalore rape case: Parents to meet school authorities today

Bangalore, July 22 2014: A delegation of parents will on Tuesday meet authorities of Vibgyor High School and will decide whether they…

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Mysore: Women’s help desk a must in police stations: KSWC chief

Mysore, July 22 2014: Chairperson of the Karnataka State Women’s Commission Manjula Manasa, on Monday, expressed displeasure over the lack of women’s…

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Bangalore: Bangalore rape fallout: Police commissioner transferred

Bangalore, July 22 2014: Cornered by opposition parties and public over delay in the arrest of suspects in three rape cases in…

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Mysore: Transgenders should be treated equally, Mandya Ramesh

Mysore, July 22 2014 : Ashodaya Samiti, a trans gender group conducted a cultural program at Vana Ranga, Rangayana Mysore here on July…

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First year PU Student Sexually assaulted by Kannada Lecturer in Mangalore.

Mangalore, Jul 22, 2014: First year PU Student Sexually assaulted by Kannada Lecturer in Mangalore. A first year PU Student of Private college…

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Mangalore: Construction workers protest for their rights at Bendorewell circle

Mangalore July 22, 2014: The construction workers of the district led by Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh(BMS) staged a protest in front of the…

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Mangalore: Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association announces the dates of KMAT

Mangalore July 22,2014: The Karnataka Management Aptitude Test(KMAT) will be held on August 3, 2014, said Anand Joseph, the state co-ordinator for…

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Bangalore: Our son is innocent, say parents of the Banglore rape case accused

Bangalore: July 22, 2014: Meanwhile Mustafa’s parents claim that their son is innocent. His laptop was taken away…

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Udupi: Rape case: BJP Udupi Demands home minister resignation.

Udupi, July 21 2014: The BJP Udupi has demanded Karnataka home minister K.J George’s resignation following reports of more attacks against women…

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Udupi: G. Shankar Distributes scholarship to students and financial assistance to Yakshagana Artists.

Udupi, July 21 2014: G. Shankar family trust organized yearly education scholarship which 2000 students’ received scholarship. In addition to that elderly…

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Bangalore: Bangalore child rape: Protest turns violent as ABVP workers clash with police

Bangalore, Jul 21, 2014: Protests over alleged rape of a six-year old girl turned violent on Monday as ABVP activists clashed with…

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Konkani Sahitya Sanskriti Sammelan to be held on August 23-24.

Udupi: July 21, 2014: Award winning Actor, Artist & President of ‘Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Sammelan‘ Kasargod chinna on Saturday at Udupi Kediyoor Hotel…

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Mangalore: Mahindra Monsoon Challenge concludes in Mangalore

Mangalore, Jul 21, 2014: With a time penalty of 25 seconds, Ganesh Moorthy and co-driver Nagarajan emerged as the overall champions in…

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Udupi : Catholic Sabha felicitates meritorious SSLC students of Diocese

Udupi, 21st July, ’14 : Catholic Sabha Udupi Pradesh and Sashakt Samudaya Seva Trust jointly organized felicitation program to Udupi Diocese meritorious students in…

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Faculty Development Program organized at Shri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology & Management, Bantakal

Bantakal (Udupi), July 17: Shri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology & Management, (SMVITM) Bantakal, under the aegis of the Faculty Chapter of Indian…

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Goods Tempo Drivers and Owners Association donates Barricades to Shirva Police Station.

Shirva: July 21, 2014: The Goods Tempo drivers and association Shirva donated Barricades worth Rupees 14000 to Shirva Police Station on Saturday.

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Bangalore: 200 ambulances for 'Nagu Magu' scheme

Bangalore, July 21 2014: The State Health and Family Welfare department recently procured 200 ambulance vehicles for their “Nagu Magu” scheme. They…

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Karkala: Mundli-Karkala road collapses due to rise in dam water level

Karkala, July 21 2014: While the heavy rains of he last week have given cause for cheer as the water level in…

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Bangalore: Girl fakes identity of ex-BJP MLA's daughter to flirt with men

Bangalore, Jul 21, 2014: Former BJP MLA from Sagar Belur Gopalkrishna’s daughter on Sunday lodged a complaint with the RT Nagar police…

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Puttur : St. Philomena college go green

Puttur, 20th July, 2014 : Eco Club of St. Philomena College took the initiative in showing the practical way of tilling the soil on…

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Udupi : Installation ceremony of Lions Club Santhekatte office bearers held

Udupi, 20th July, ’14 : Installation ceremony of new office bearers of the officials Lions Club Santhekatte for the Lionistic year 2014/15 held at…

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sleepy Health: Want babies? Avoid being a night owl

New York | July 17, 2014: For women who want to conceive, stop staying up late at night as every time you turn on the light, it slows down the…

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Udupi , 17th July, ’14 : Department of Mathematics, Milagres College Kallianpur near here organized inaugural function of UGC sponsored Two days National Conference on Numerical methods and Network…

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Mangalore, 11th July, 14: Pope Francis on Friday July 11 appointed Fr Ignatius D’Souza, vicar general of the diocese of Lucknow, as the new bishop of Bareilly, succeeding Bishop Anthony…

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Udupi, 9th July, ’14 : The Titular feast of Our Lady of Miracles celebrated at Milagres Cathedral with great devotion and fervor  at Kallianpur near here on Wednesday, 9th…

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Mangalore, July 8, 2014: In the 67th general body meeting that was held in the Rosario Cathedral hall Melreeda Rodrigues of Bolkunje parish, kinnigoli was elected as…

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Mangalore, 16th July, ’14 : The Annual General Body Meeting,central council election and unit office bearers training programme of Young Catholic Students Movement (YCS) for the year 2014-15 was held on…

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Schoolkids Panaji: HIV plus kids chased out of school, parents want others gone too

Panaji: July 12, 2014: Parents protesting against the admission of 13 HIV+ve students to Goa’s Fatima High School, in South Goa’s Rivona village, appear to have won round one. After…


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Udupi : The massive protest against increase of atrocities on women

Udupi , 22nd July,’14: The massive protest against increase of sexual harassment on women in the state held at Udupi near the service bus stand, opposite of clock tower on Tuesday, 22nd July, 2014. The protest held in response to district wide bandh by Akila Bharathiya Vidyarthi Parished, BJP students outfit…

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Shirva College students take out protest against minor's rape in school: Demand action.

Shirva: July 22, 2014: The rise of Rape cases in State has reflected a fierce emotion among the students and the people.  The students of Shirva St. Mary’s College and M.S.R.S college condemning the attack on women and children held a massive protest at Shirva on Tuesday.

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Puttur : Leaders are made, nobody is born leader - Fr. Joseph Martis

Puttur, 22nd July, ’14 : Leader is the one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way. Leaders are made, nobody is born leader, “said , Rev. Fr Joseph Martis, Rector, St. Joseph Inter Diocesan Seminary, Mangalore. He was addressing students of St. Philomena College during…

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Konkani Sahitya Sanskriti Sammelan to be held on August 23-24.

Udupi: July 21, 2014: Award winning Actor, Artist & President of ‘Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Sammelan‘ Kasargod chinna on Saturday at Udupi Kediyoor Hotel…

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Udupi : Catholic Sabha felicitates meritorious SSLC students of Diocese

Udupi, 21st July, ’14 : Catholic Sabha Udupi Pradesh and Sashakt Samudaya Seva Trust jointly organized felicitation program to Udupi Diocese meritorious students in…

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New Delhi: Dissident Assam MLAs to meet Governor to express no confidence in Tarun Gogoi govt

New Delhi, July 21 2014: While Congress central leadership has ruled out any change of guard in Assam under pressure, as many…

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Faculty Development Program organized at Shri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology & Management, Bantakal

Bantakal (Udupi), July 17: Shri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology & Management, (SMVITM) Bantakal, under the aegis of the Faculty Chapter of Indian…

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Udupi : Installation ceremony of Lions Club Santhekatte office bearers held

Udupi, 20th July, ’14 : Installation ceremony of new office bearers of the officials Lions Club Santhekatte for the Lionistic year 2014/15 held at…

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New Delhi: President rejects mercy petitions of Surendra Koli, 5 others

New Delhi, July 20 2014: Mercy petitions of six death row convicts including Surendra Koli, found guilty in the sensational Nithari serial rapes…

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Udupi: Woman dies after touching downed power line in Parkala

Udupi, July 19 2014: A house wife was electrocuted and died after she touched downed electric wire near her house on Saturday.

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Mumbai : Is Shraddha Kapoor B-Town's next queen?

Mumbai July 19 2014: Shraddha Kapoor has had an extremely good start to her career in Bollywood. The Tinsel Town was really impressed by her performance in ` Aashiqu 2` and now the 100 crore club movie ` Ek Villain`. Shraddha has really lived-up to all the hype.

With her next project `Haider`, she has well and truly arrived. Vishal Bharadwaj is known to turn around careers and he has an eye for calibre. Whether it was Saif Ali Khan and Ajay Devgn in `Omkara`, Shahid in `Kaminey` or Priyanka Chopra in `Saat Khoon Maaf`, he has made sure that each of his stars are taken more seriously as actors in the industry. And possibly, he gets the best out of each of his cast.

Now that she is also starring in choreographer`s Remo D`Souza`s next `Anybody Can Dance 2` (ABCD 2), Shraddha has proved that she doesnt have a dirth of offers coming her way. And she is going for versatality. She has already starred in a romantic drama, thriller and is going to be seen in a drama and an out-and-out comercial venture with `ABCD 2`. The `Aashiqui 2` star is super excited to be in Vishal Bharadwaj`s next Shakespearean project `Haider`. Fortunately or unfortunately the movie release clashes with Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif starrer `Bang Bang` on 2nd October. Speaking to a leading daily the actress said that she was floored when Hrithik congratulated her for her performance in `Aashiqui 2`. She is here to stay and she has proven that in a year itself. She might just shoot ahead of the other stars, but this decade has seen some formidable debuts by many stars including Parineeti Chopra and Alia Bhatt. Plus there are the established stars like Priyanka, Katrina, Deepika, Kangana and even Kareena who is not ready to fizzle out even after marriage. The audience seems quite impressed by her and we hope that she continues to enthrall them with good choices, and makes good use of her talents.

Mumbai: Kriti Sanon: I'm too new to develop an attitude

Mumbai, July 16 2014:  Two films old actress Kriti Sanon is baffled at stories that she has developed an attitude following the success of her debut Hindi film "Heropanti". She says she hasn't "achieved nothing to be arrogant about".

Could the fact that she has signed a film "Singh Is Bling" with Akshay Kumar have something to do with this? Kriti defended herself: "How can I throw attitude? I am just two films old, one in Hindi the other in Telugu. Of course, my Hindi film 'Heropanti' has become a much bigger success than anyone ever imagined. But that doesn't mean I've started thinking I've arrived." "I am just a beginner. The two films so far are baby steps. If I develop an attitude, I'll be finished even before I've started. Besides, if I started misbehaving, my folks would give me a tight slap." The "change" in attitude, she believes, comes from people's change of expectations. "If I'm slightly busier now, I am accused of changing. It's sad to be constantly judged for every move you make after your first success. If you wear your hair differently, you have changed." "If you request for a little time to fulfil a commitment, you're accused of being arrogant. I repeat, I've achieved nothing to be arrogant about," she said. Kriti says her time between the release of "Heropanti" and the shooting of a second untitled Telugu film was taken up on social networking in Bollywood. "Unlike star kids whom everyone knows by first name in the movie industry, no one new who I was. Being an outsider, I had to literally introduce myself everywhere. I met individual producers, told them about myself, like any individual job-holder. Luckily, for me, my first producer Sajid Nadiadwala treats both Tiger Shroff and me like his kids. He's very protective." Kriti has a three-film deal with Nadiadwala. "But it isn't a binding deal. I'm free to work in outside production." She is already doing her second Telugu film opposite Naga Chaitanya. Kriti's first Telugu film "1: Nenokkadine" was an average runner. "Though it starred the the Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu, it was something unexpected for his fans." As for the resounding success of "Heropanti", Kriti is over the moon. "While we were shooting we knew we were making a good film. But it was only after the first trailer came out that we realised we were sitting on a potential blockbuster." Having done two Telugu films, without knowing how to speak a word in that language, Kriti is open to offers from the South. "But only if something really good comes up. I signed both my Telugu films before the release of 'Heropanti'. Now my priority is a career in Mumbai," she added.

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New Delhi: I am in awe of Salman Khan: Nargis Fakhri

New Delhi, July 10 2014: After matching steps with Salman Khan in a special song from the upcoming film `Kick`, model-actress Nargis Fakhri says she was bowled over by the superstar`s personality and energy.

The 34-year-old beauty said she was nervous initially to shake a leg with the `Dabangg` star. "It was ecstatic to work with Salman but at the same time I was nervous because he is one of the biggest stars of the industry and I thought I would mess-up everything on the set. "But once I got to the set and met him all those worries faded away. He has an amazing sense of humour and imparted so much positivity. I am in awe of Salman. I had a great time with him and the entire team of the film," Nargis said. The item number `Yaar Na Mile` is composed by rapper Honey Singh and is choreographed by Ahmed Khan. While rehearsing for the edgy dance number, Nargis had been nursing a ruptured knee ligament and a torn hamstring injuries but that did not deter the `Rockstar` actress from giving her best shot. "It was extremely painful but I didn`t let the golden opportunity go from my hand. So, I managed somehow to get it complete in four days because I did not want to let go the opportunity," she said. This would be the actress` second item number after `Dhating Naach` with Shahid Kapoor in `Phata Poster Nikla Hero`. But Nargis says she would now stay away from such special numbers because she might get typecast as an item girl. "I don`t want to be known as an item dancer. I want to be known as an actress only. Dance is something which I like to do but acting is my passion. I would like to do good and meaty roles. I am in talks with directors also but nothing has been finalised yet," she said.

Mumbai: Vishal gives me creative freedom, says Tabu

Mumbai, July 9 2014: After collaborating with director Vishal Bhardwaj in "Maqbool", Tabu will be seen in his next "Haider". She says she was eager to work with him as he gives her creative freedom.

"I was waiting to work with Vishal again. He gives me the utmost creative freedom when I work," Tabu said here Tuesday at the trailer launch of the film.

"He just lets you do whatever you want to do. He just corrects you if he feels it is wrong, but I enjoy working with him," she added.

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"Haider", an adaptation of "Hamlet", is part of Bhardwaj's Shakespeare trilogy after "Maqbool" (Macbeth) and "Omkara" (Othello"). Further praising her rapport with Bhardwaj the 42-year-old said, "I think we work very well together." "We both understand each other very well. We have shared history, we have shared one of the most intense times of my life during 'Maqbool' and he will always be part of that. "It was fantastic to work with him," she added. Besides acting in "Haider", Tabu has also sung a song. Produced by UTV Motion Pictures, the film, scheduled for an October 2 release, also stars Shahid Kapoor, Irrfan, Kay Kay Menon and Shraddha Kapoor.  

Mumbai: I'm here to stay: Sidharth Malhotra

Mumbai, July 5 2014: His success ratio is impressive and model-turned-actor Sidharth Malhotra, who is currently riding high on "Ek Villain", which has minted Rs.77.20 crore in its opening week, is confident he will play a long innings in filmdom.

The 29-year-old, who was criticised for his inability to dance or to emote well in his debut film "Student of the Year", despite the fact that it passed off with flying colours at the box office, has a reason to believe that. Sidharth feels with "Ek Villain", he has successfully converted the non-believers to believers and that he can't be easily written off. "It was first experience...this kind of box office success. I feel I've reached out to more number of people with this film than I ever had; so that's exciting. Now, I feel that I am here to stay. More people think that I am here to stay and I deserve this place," Sidharth told IANS in a telephonic interview from Mumbai. "It's satisfying to see that I took risk two years ago by choosing a genre like this and character like this which is so different from what I've done before and that's paying off. It could've gone wrong. It's very satisfying as an actor to try something new and see that the audience is liking it," added the actor who played romantic roles in his first two films. So far, the Delhi boy had three releases, of which "Hasee Toh Phasee" is the only film that underperformed. However he won a lot of fans, thanks to his looks. While many would kill for looks like his, the six-foot-plus actor found it a challenge. "We are not just standing and posing. Are we? Looks are part and parcel. I've tried to change my looks in all the three films. People think he is a good looking boy, so he can't act... that's a notion here. So to break that, to go beyond looks was also a challenge to me," said the actor, who wants to keep reinventing himself. Sidharth, who plays Guru - a criminal transformed into a good guy by the power of love - in the romantic thriller, says the film "was also an endeavour to turn all the non-believers into believers". "People who didn't see the craft or who weren't convinced about my craft or about my space here. I think 'Ek Villain' is the best answer I could give them...The good business shows that I've possibly made more number of fans," he added. The movie has earned him more than just fans; the 29-year-old says many filmmakers are approaching him post the success of "Ek Villain". "Now, filmmakers would not feel shy in putting a certain amount of money in a project with me; so there is that change in perception but I was committed to two films before I did 'Ek Villain'; so now I am concentrating on those two films. "One is a remake of English film called 'Warrior'. After that is 'Bhavesh Joshi'. What 'Ek Villain' has done for me is to open up a new genre of films and scripts . Not just love stories are given to me. There is also thriller and action. I am just waiting and seeing what interesting comes up and what I can sign after these two films," he said. Sidharth, who assisted director Karan Johar in the past before putting himself in the shoes of various characters, had thought of going behind the camera too. But thanks to the thunderous response to "Ek Villain", he has changed his mind. "I got into assistant direction. I thought of that as an option then, but after the success of 'Ek Villain'... Nah. Why would I go behind the camera? I would like to be in front of the camera. I would be happier to play various characters. It's far more tough as a director," he said. He may try the numbers game by venturing into production...some day. "Producing is business angle. For now no... Maybe in future. If I am capable of it. If I understand the know-how," he said.

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