• Nithya Menen to play Savitri in NTR biopic

    Nithya Menen to play Savitri in NTR biopic
    Published Date : 22-Sep-2018 6:40:29 IST

    After Keerthy Suresh stunned all with her portrayal of Savitri in Mahanati, it’s now Nithya Menen’s turn to play legendary actress in her upcoming film. According to sources, Nithya has been roped in to play Savitri in NTR biopic, directed by Krish. Apparently, few scenes from the famous Gundamma Katha will be recreated. The 1962-film starred NTR, ANR and Savitri in the lead roles. Nithya will be seen recreating the iconic scenes from Gundamma Katha in NTR biopic alongside Balakrishna and Sumanth.

  • Radhika doesn’t fret over leaked clips

    Radhika doesn’t fret over leaked clips
    Published Date : 22-Sep-2018 6:19:25 IST

    Radhika Apte doesn’t take stress over her leaked clips, and says that gives her a chance to do anything. The star spoke about the leaked clips that had gone viral when she appeared on talk show “Feet Up with the Stars” presented by Voot Originals. “I first heard about it from my mum, somebody had sent it to her” Radhika said. The second time she heard about it from her driver. “Now, there is nothing to hide, I can do anything and people won’t be able to make news out of it,” she added.

  • Apple’s new iPhones, Watch Series 4 now on sale

    Apple’s new iPhones, Watch Series 4 now on sale
    Published Date : 21-Sep-2018 1:04:34 IST

    Apple has announced that its newly-launched iPhone “XR” , “XS”, “XS Max” and “Watch Series 4” are going on sale globally from Friday. The new iPhones and Apple Watch Series 4 will be available in India starting September 28. In India, one would have to shell out Rs 12,075 a month, as zero-cost EMI, for a period of one year to own the 512GB variant of iPhone “XS Max” — the most expensive iPhone released this month — that would cost Rs 1,44,900.

  • Four-bedroom home in Hong Kong goes on sale for ₹3,200 crore

    Four-bedroom home in Hong Kong goes on sale for ₹3,200 crore
    Published Date : 21-Sep-2018 12:48:31 IST

    A four-bedroom house in the exclusive Peak neighbourhood of Hong Kong has been listed on sale for $446 million (over ₹3,200 crore). If sold, the two-storey mansion could become the most expensive home in the world. Notably, Villa Les Cedres, a 188-year-old, 14-bedroom mansion in the south of France, was listed for $409 million last year (over ₹2,930 crore).

  • Nothing interesting is happening for me in B’wood: Rana

    Nothing interesting is happening for me in B’wood: Rana
    Published Date : 20-Sep-2018 12:56:10 IST

    ‘Baahubali’ actor Rana Daggubati has said that his trilingual film ‘Haathi Mere Saathi’ will also be in Hindi but nothing interesting is happening for him currently in Bollywood. However, he added, “I am busy shooting for (Telugu film) ‘NTR’, which is a biopic and it’s a big film…I am playing the role of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu.”

  • Union Minister compares Rahul Gandhi to ‘pirated laptop’

    Union Minister compares Rahul Gandhi to ‘pirated laptop’
    Published Date : 20-Sep-2018 12:00:26 IST

    Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday compared Congress President Rahul Gandhi to a “pirated laptop which has only fraud and fake words”. Talking about the anti-BJP alliances being formed, Naqvi said, “The balloon of Mahagathbandhan will burst before the Lok Sabha elections”. He also praised PM Narendra Modi and claimed India’s honour has increased in the last four years.

  • Sreesanth may have to pay ₹50 lakh if he quits Bigg Boss

    Sreesanth may have to pay ₹50 lakh if he quits Bigg Boss
    Published Date : 20-Sep-2018 11:20:11 IST

    Banned Indian cricketer S Sreesanth will reportedly be fined ₹50 lakh if he quits reality show ‘Bigg Boss 12’ midway. In Tuesday’s episode, Sreesanth was involved in an argument with co-contestant Somi Khan, during which the cricketer said that she had a bad upbringing. He then threatened to leave the show, while other contestants tried talking to him.

  • Virat, I are male and female versions of each other: Anushka

    Virat, I are male and female versions of each other: Anushka
    Published Date : 19-Sep-2018 4:14:35 IST

    Talking about her husband Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma said, “We don’t see each other as two different people. Him and me are male and female versions of each other.” She added, “We are both very awkward with the fame that we have, we don’t embrace stardom and fame and that’s why, I think, we connect so much.”

  • Pope says sex is a gift from God, slams pornography

    Pope says sex is a gift from God, slams pornography
    Published Date : 19-Sep-2018 12:03:28 IST

    Sex is not a taboo but a “gift from God” which is designed to show love and to create life, Pope Francis has said while slamming pornography as part of an “industry of lies”. Further, the pontiff urged young Catholics to protect their sexuality from pornography and other temptations that separate sex from love.

  • Sania leaves social media temporarily ahead of India-Pak ODI

    Sania leaves social media temporarily ahead of India-Pak ODI
    Published Date : 19-Sep-2018 12:00:57 IST

    Ahead of today’s India-Pakistan ODI, Indian tennis player Sania Mirza, who is married to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, announced she wouldn’t be using social media for a few days citing trolls. “[T]he amount of nonsense that’s gonna be said here can make a ‘regular’ person sick, let alone a pregnant one,” she tweeted. “[I]t’s only a cricket match,” she added.

  • I am an average actor: Ranbir

    I am an average actor: Ranbir
    Published Date : 18-Sep-2018 6:46:15 IST

    Ranbir Kapoor has said he’s an “average person” and a “below average actor” who just got great opportunities. “Yes, I’ve good belief and confidence in myself that I can do something. And that’s why I’m successful, otherwise, I’m not saving the world,” he added. Ranbir further said, “I’m just acting in movies so just can’t take it that seriously.”

  • PM Modi’s net worth is ₹2 cr, does not own a car

    PM Modi’s net worth is ₹2 cr, does not own a car
    Published Date : 18-Sep-2018 6:44:44 IST

    According to data released by the Prime Minister’s Office, PM Narendra Modi has financial assets worth ₹2.28 crore as on March 31, 2018. This includes movable assets worth ₹1,28,50,498 and a residential property in Gandhinagar worth ₹1 crore. He does not own any motor vehicle, aircraft, yacht or ship, and has four gold rings in jewellery worth over ₹1 lakh.

  • Baba Ramdev offers to sell petrol, diesel at Rs 35 litre

    Baba Ramdev offers to sell petrol, diesel at Rs 35 litre
    Published Date : 18-Sep-2018 11:53:09 IST

    Patanjali Ayurved founder and popular yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Monday claimed he could sell petrol and diesel at Rs 35-40 per litre if the government allows him. Speaking at NDTV’s youth conclave yesterday, the yoga guru said: “If the government lets me, and gives some relief in tax, I can give petrol, diesel to India at Rs 35-40 per litre.” He also stressed on the point that fuel needs to be brought under GST, adding that it should not fall under the 28 per cent bracket.

  • Robots will take over 52% of work by 2025

    Robots will take over 52% of work by 2025
    Published Date : 18-Sep-2018 9:36:02 IST

    Robots will handle 52% of current work tasks by 2025, almost twice as many as now, a World Economic Forum study said on Monday. The increase could also see a net gain in “new roles” for humans, who will have to revamp skills to keep pace with the “seismic shift” in how we work with machines and computer programmes. “By 2025, more than half of all current workplace tasks will be performed by machines as opposed to 29% today,” a statement by the Swiss non-profit organisation said.