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Amritsar: Akal Takht steps into SGPC row, asks Sikh leaders to call off congregations

Amritsar, July 26 2014: Stepping into the row over creation of a separate Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the Akal Takht – the highest temporal seat of the Sikh religion – on…

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New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi launches online platform 'MyGov’ for citizen engagement

New Delhi, July 26 2014:¬†Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched ‚ÄėMyGov‚Äô, an online platform that empowers the citizens of India to contribute towards ‚ÄėSurajya‚Äô (good governance), to mark the completion of…

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Lucknow: Curfew imposed in Lucknow, Moradabad: Firing, vehicles set on fire

Lucknow, July 26 2014: Violent clashes on Saturday broke out between two communities over a land dispute here with the two sides indulging in brick batting and arson, leaving some persons injured…

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New Delhi: WTO: India says no to TFA without resolving food security issue

New Delhi, July 26 2014: “To jeopardize the food security of millions at the altar of a mere anomaly in the rules is unacceptable,” India said in the two-day General Council meeting…

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New Delhi: Nation salutes brave martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas: Narendra Modi

New Delhi, July 26 2014: ¬†Defence Minsiter Arun Jaitley and armed forces chiefs paid tribute at the India Gate here to the martyrs who gallantly laid down their life for the nation…

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Glasgow: CWG 2014: Bindra clinches gold, Malaika wins silver in shooting

Glasgow, July 26 2014:¬†Star marksman Abhinav Bindra stole the limelight by clinching a gold medal while unheralded teenager Malaika Goel bagged a silver as shooters added two more medals to India‚Äôs kitty…

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New Delhi: Govt to soon finalise war memorial construction site: Jaitley

New Delhi, July 26 2014:¬†On the 15th anniversary of the Kargil War, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government will soon finalise the site for construction of a ‚Äúgrand‚ÄĚ National War…

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New Delhi: Muslims ban Pepsi, Coca Cola to protest Israel-Gaza conflict! Here's why!

New Delhi:July 26, 2014:(DB) In the wake of the Israel-Gaza conflict, Muslims in Mumbai are protesting the Israeli…

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Srinagar: Grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir kills one cop, injures four

Srinagar:July 26, 2014:(FP) A policeman was killed and four others injured in a grenade attack by militants in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Kashmir early on Saturday, police said. “Around 2:30 am, militants hurled…

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Kathmandu: Narendra Modi to address Nepal’s Parliament on August 4

Kathmandu, July 25 2014:¬†Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address Nepal’s Parliament on August 4 during his two-day visit to the Himalayan country.

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New Delhi: Bigg Boss 8: Ex-flames Gaurav Chopra, Narayani Shastri to get back together?

New Delhi, July 26 2014:¬†Just get ready for the most controversial reality show – Bigg Boss season 8 that seems to be…

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Mumbai: YRF Entertainment to remake Kahaani as Deity in English

Mumbai, July 26 2014: YRF Entertainment, the international arm of Indian production giant Yash Raj Films Friday announced that it will remake…

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Gurgaon: Got idea of Dare 2 Dance from son’s school, says Akshay Kumar

Gurgaon, July 26 2014: The show will challenge the trained dancers to prove their mettle in extreme conditions and the contestants would…

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Mumbai: 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' completes 100 episodes!

Mumbai, July 26 2014: The most celebrated comedy show of the small screen `Comedy Nights With Kapil` will complete 100 episodes today….

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Rangrasiya: Paro shares her pregnancy news with Rudra

Mumbai, July 26 2014:¬†The upcoming episodes of Colors TV’s show “Rangrasiya” will show that Paro is pregnant.

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Mangalore: Woman hit by train near Ullal, dies

Mangalore, July 26 2014: A woman was hit by a train, while crossing the railway track at Someshwar near Ullal railway junction…

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Mangalore: Bail denied again to accused in Bajrang Dal activist murder case

Mangalore, Jul 26, 2014: The bail application of three accused in the murder case of Bajrang Dal activist Rajesh Poojary were rejected…

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Udupi : Vanamahotsava held at Kallianpur Grama Panchayath

Udupi, 26th July, ’14 : Kallianpura Grama Panchayat organized Vanamahotsava at Panchayat campus under the patronage of Joseph G. M. Rebello, ¬†Social worker and…

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Udupi: Its Aati Amawasya today’- People of Udupi are celebrating with religious fervor!

Udupi, July 26 2014: The raining season invites lots of illness and infection affecting human being. To raze this from falling ill…

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Shirva Police rescue Mentally unstable guy,admits him to Vishwasada Mane!

Shirva: Juy 26, 2014: As usual the shirva police officials have a safety rounds at night,and they happen to see a 25 year…

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Mysore: Fears over Kabini dam’s safety allayed

Mysore, July 26 2014: The Irrigation Department has allayed fears over the safety of the Kabini reservoir following reports of a ‚Äúleak‚ÄĚ…

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Bangalore: Industries will lose farm land if they keep it idle for 7 yrs

Bangalore, July 26 2014: The Legislative Assembly has given its consent to amend a land reforms law that will allow the government…

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Mangalore: Mangalore Kuwait direct flights restoration, MLC Ivan raises issue, Minister Baig assures

Mangalore, July 26 2014:¬†MLC from Mangalore, Ivan D‚ÄôSouza raised the issue of the stoppage of the Air India Express Mangalore Kuwait direct…

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Bangalore: Siddaramaiah denotified Arkavathy land for party fund: Shettar

Bangalore, Jul 26, 2014: Illegal denotification reared its ugly head again as the Opposition BJP alleged in the Assembly on Friday that…

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Mangalore: Students participate in SFI protest without permission; barred from class

Mangalore July 26, 2014: A protest was held at Government Women’s First Grade College were on Friday July 25. Several students were…

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Mangalore : Independence Cup Football tournament to begin from Jul 30

Mangalore July 26,2014: The most awaited football tournament of the year by the college students of the city¬†, the Independence Cup football…

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Mangalore: District BJP to felicitate the new Governor of Nagaland

Mangalore July 26, 2014 :¬†The district unit of BJP will felicitate the newly appointed governor of Nagaland Shri Padnmanabha Acharya along with…

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Bangalore: Crime against women: Karnataka bandh on July 31

Bangalore:July 26, 2014: Pro-labour and Kannada organisations have called for a statewide bandh on Thursday July 31 to protest against increasing number of sexual…

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Udupi : Michael Rodrigues appointed Media Coordinator of the diocese

Udupi, 25th July, ’14:¬† Journalist Michael Rodrigues, Sasthan ¬†has been unanimously appointed as the media coordinator of Catholic Mediapersons Committee of the Diocese.

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Mangalore: Mangalore Press Club celebrates Vanamahotsava

Mangalore, July 26 2014: The Mangalore Press Club celebrated Vanamahotsava on Friday July 25. The celebration was an initiative of the Dakshina…

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Puttur : St Philomena P U College PTA inauguration & General Body meeting held

Puttur, 25th July, ’14 : The Inauguration and General Body Meeting of Parent-Teacher Association of the College for the year 2014-15 was held on…

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Udupi : Management Association inaugurated at Milagres College, Kallianpur

Kallianpur, 25th July, ’14 : On 22nd July, 2014 management association was inaugurated by Prof. Mahabaleshwara Sharma, Associate Professor at Govt. First Grade College,…

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Mangalore: DC assures day care centres for mentally challenged girls

Mangalore, July 25 2014:¬† Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim has assured to take an early decision on opening day care centres…

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Mangalore: Maximum security prison to come up in Mangalore: K J George

Mangalore, Jul 25, 2014: Home Minister K J George said that plans were on the anvil to set up a prison with…

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Udupi Zilla Panchayat handover Tiller to progressive farmer.

Udupi/Shirva: July 25, 2014: Tiller which was provided by department of agriculture was handovered to Senior Agronomist and Retd. Teacher Sadanand Rao Moodubelle…

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Bangalore : Govt. to bring out White Paper on ongoing irrigation projects

Bangalore July 25, 2014:¬†Minister for Water Resources M.B. Patil on Thursday announced that the government would bring out a White Paper on…

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Bangalore: After week-long shutdown, Vibgyor to reopen Monday

Bangalore, July 25 2014: After being closed for over a week following protests against the rape of a six-year-old girl, Vibgyor High,…

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Mangalore: Woman slaps Police Woman; chaos follows

Mangalore, July 24 2014: A lady allegedly slapped a traffic policewoman at the Hampankatta junction here on Thursday July 24.

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Mangalore: 800 passport applications pending for want of police clearance in Dakshina Kannada: Home Minister

Mangalore, Jul 25, 2014: As many as 800 passports passport applications are pending in 26 police stations in Dakshina Kannada district including…

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Bangalore: Shikaripur & Bellary: No guesses on BJP choice

Bangalore:¬†July 25 2014: In an effort to wrest the initiative in the run-up to Assembly bypolls scheduled for August 21, leaders of the state…

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Manipal: 17th Leadership Lecture by Shri. Joginder Singh, IPS(Retd.), Former Director, CBI

Manipal, July 24 2014: T. A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal, introduced the Silver Jubilee Leadership Lecture Series in 2009 with the objective…

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Dakshina Kannada District to be renamed as Mangalore soon!

Mangalore: July 24, 2014:There is a possibility that Dakshina Kannada may be renamed as Mangalore district in the near future.

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Mangalore: High court takes cognizance of contempt by Mangalore priests and their lawyer

Mangalore, Jul 24, 2014: Following the atrocities committed by the authorities of the St. Aloysius College, Mangalore on June 26 when they…

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Ramadan is a month that people receive boundless blessings of the Almighty Allah: Maulana Sirajuddin

Shirva: July 24, 2014: Ramadan is a month of cleansing of soul and self accountability. This is a month of improvement of self…

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Bangalore: Revamp ministry before bypolls, Cong MLAs tell CM

Bangalore, July 24 2014: A group of senior Congress MLAs, aspiring to become ministers, met Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday and urged…

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Washington: Obese workers experience more fatigue and have significantly shorter endurance times when performing workplace tasks, compared with their non-obese counterparts, a new study has found.

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


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Udupi : Vanamahotsava held at Kallianpur Grama Panchayath

Udupi, 26th July, ’14 : Kallianpura Grama Panchayat organized Vanamahotsava at Panchayat campus under the patronage of Joseph G. M. Rebello, ¬†Social worker and Bharat Nirman Vedike volunteer on Thursday, 24th July, 2014. During the occasion present on the dais were Sathish Naik President of Kallianpura Grama Panchayat, Kumari Somana,…

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Udupi: Its Aati Amawasya today’- People of Udupi are celebrating with religious fervor!

Udupi, July 26 2014: The raining season invites lots of illness and infection affecting human being. To raze this from falling ill a bitter syrup is prepared scraping from the liquid tapped out of this Devil tree barks (Palemara) and boiling it in water along with some…

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Chennai : Jayalalithaa requests Modi to increase Hajj seat quota

Chennai July 26 2014: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister¬†J. Jayalalithaa¬†on Saturday requested Prime Minister¬†Narendra Modi¬†to increase the Hajj quota for the state owing to a large number of applicants. She said the Tamil Nadu State Hajj Committee…

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Puttur : St Philomena P U College PTA inauguration & General Body meeting held

Puttur, 25th July, ’14 : The Inauguration and General Body Meeting of Parent-Teacher Association of the College for the year 2014-15 was held on…

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Udupi : Management Association inaugurated at Milagres College, Kallianpur

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Udupi Zilla Panchayat handover Tiller to progressive farmer.

Udupi/Shirva: July 25, 2014: Tiller which was provided by department of agriculture was handovered to Senior Agronomist and Retd. Teacher Sadanand Rao Moodubelle…

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New Delhi: Coalgate scam: CBI registers two fresh cases

New Delhi, July 25 2014:¬†The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered two fresh cases against private companies in its ongoing investigation…

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Mangalore: July 24, 2014:There is a possibility that Dakshina Kannada may be renamed as Mangalore district in the near future.

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Puttur : Rovers and Rangers-Orientation Programme held

Puttur, 24th July, ’14 : The Rovers and Rangers Unit of St. Philomena College had organised an edifying camp on 19th July, 2014 at…

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Mumbai: 2012 hate speech case: Fresh summons against MIM MLA Owaisi

Mumbai, July 24 2014: A court in suburban Kurla on Wednesday issued fresh summons against All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA from…

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Mumbai: Actress Isha Koppikar gives birth to baby girl

Mumbai, July 25 2014:  Star couple Isha Koppikar and Timmy Naranag welcomed a baby daughter last night.

One of Bollywood's most sexy actress Isha had refrained herself from limelight during her entire pregnancy and the couple managed to stray away unnecessary attention from media. But last night a proud father Timmy shared the greatest news of his life, ‚ÄúYet another woman in my life! Isha and my baby girl are doing fine.‚ÄĚ We wish the couple heartiest congratulations for their new bundle of joy. The new baby girl is couple's first child. Isha Koppikar married hotelier Timmy Narang on 29th November, 2009 after being introduced by mutual friend actress Preity Zinta. Isha is a former model and Indian actress who starred in many Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, and Tamil films. Her first debut movie was a Tamil flick Kaadhal Kavithai, for which she went on to win Filmfare Best Female Debut award.

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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