‘Ramyug’ being made at right time for youth: Kunal Kohli

Mumbai, Aug 16 : Bollywood director and producer Kunal Kohli, who announced his upcoming film ‘Ramyug’ on Thursday, says it is the right time to make this film, given the changed mindset of today’s youth. The ‘Faana’ director interacted with the media at the film announcement event here. Commenting on the changed preferences of youth […]

IMG Reliance launches fashion portal

Mumbai, Aug 16 : IMG Reliance, a joint venture between IMG Worldwide of US and Reliance Industries, on Thursday launched a fashion portal aimed at the evolving Indian consumers. ‘The Voice of Fashion’ will guide Indian users of India about fashion. Its primary partners are INIFD, Good Earth, House of Anita Dongre, Apple Music and […]

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dead at 76

Detroit, Aug 16 : Legendary singer Aretha Franklin, who got the epithet ‘Queen of Soul’, died here on Thursday after battling serious health conditions. She was 76. Franklin died at 9:50 a.m. at her home here, surrounded by family and friends, according to a statement on behalf of Franklin’s family from her longtime publicist Gwendolyn […]

Lata Mangeshkar, Ratan Tata mourn Vajpayee

Mumbai, Aug 16 : Renowned playback singer Lata Mangeshkar on Thursday said she is shattered to learn of the demise of Bharat Ratna Atal Behari Vajpyeeji. “I considered him as a father figure, and he treated me like his daughter. I used to address him as ‘Dadda’. Today I feel the same loss and pain […]

Indian film fraternity pays tribute to ‘selfless’, ‘warm’ Vajpayee

Mumbai, Aug 16 : Lata Mangeshkar felt the same pain upon hearing of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s demise on Thursday, as she did when she lost her father. The legendary singer led the Indian film industry’s tributes to the selfless and beloved titan and statesman. The 93-year-old leader, who had faded from public […]

Of travels, crime thrillers and a lifelong association: Vajpayee beyond-the-usual

New Delhi, Aug 16 : “Between the guns and guards, there were two dogs called Sassy and Sophie who would run around the prime ministers house, and also Ritu, the cat,” journalist Saba Naqvi writes in her recent book “Shades of Saffron” in describing Atal Bihari Vajpayees personal life from close quarters. Based on the […]