Sufi singer Pyarelal of Wadali Brothers dead

Amritsar, March 9 : Noted Punjabi Sufi singer Pyarelal, the younger of the two famed Wadali Brothers, died here on Friday following cardiac arrest. He was 75. Pyarelal, brother of singer Puranchand Wadali, died at a private hospital. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in mourning Pyarelal’s death. Family sources told IANS that Pyarelal […]

Jahnu Barua’s ‘Ajeyo’ to open film fest by CHRI

New Delhi, March 9 : Critically acclaimed filmmaker Jahnu Barua’s drama “Ajeyo” will open the second edition of ‘Matter of Right(s)’, a two-day film festival by Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) here on March 13. “Ajeyo” depicts the story of an honest, ideal revolutionary youth who fought against the social evils in rural Assam during […]

CBI seeks Karti’s custody for six more days

New Delhi, March 9 : The CBI on Friday sought further six-day custody of Karti Chidambaram to interrogate him for allegedly receiving kickbacks in getting foreign investment clearances to private companies when his father P. Chidambaram was the Finance Minister. Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told a special court here that the CBI had recovered […]

Mel B’s ex denies showing daughters ISIS beheading videos

Los Angeles, March 9 : Singer Mel B’s former husband Stephen Belafonte has denied her allegations that he used to show her daughters videos of the ISIS beheading people. In new court documents filed on Thursday and obtained by, Belafonte has responded to Mel B’s request denying him visitation rights to her 10-year-old daughter […]

When I made ‘Guzaarish’ on euthanasia, there was hue and cry: Bhansali

By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 9 : After the Supreme Court announced on Friday that a person has the “right to die with dignity” in case of an irreversible stage of terminal illness, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who tackled the theme of euthanasia in “Guzaarish”, has recounted that the subject had sparked a hue […]

Vishal Malhotra cast in ‘Yeh Pyaar Nahi…’

Mumbai, March 9 : Actor Vishal Malhotra, who shot to fame with the ‘Mauka Mauka cricket commercials, has joined the cast of the upcoming show “Yeh Pyaar Nahi Toh Kya Hai”. In the upcoming show of Sony Entertainment Television channel, he will play the role of the brother of the female lead, Anushka Reddy. The […]