Free Press Journal
  • Wolfsburg amid race to be Germany’s No.2

    Berlin: For some it is a sign of hope that the 2015 German Cup winner VfL Wolfsburg will soon return to the company that supplied its kit in 2009, the year when the club won its first, and latest, German Championship and qualified for the Champions League.

  • Was nervous to work with father: Shahid Kapoor

    New Delhi: Shahid Kapoor, who will be seen for the first time along with his father Pankaj Kapur in Vikas Bahl’s forthcoming romantic comedy film “Shaandaar”, says he was “very nervous” while sharing screen space with the veteran actor but later had “fun” shooting with him. “I was very nervous to work with him but my dad is very kind. So he helped me feel more comfortable and after a couple of

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    Real Madrid shine in draw with PSG, Sevilla fall to City

    Paris/Manchester: Real Madrid were impressive in a 0-0 draw with Paris Saint-Germain here, while Sevilla paid for their reckless abandon against hosts Manchester City with a 1-2 loss in the European Champions League group stage competition.

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    Antibiotics may lead to faster weight gain in kids

    Washington: Kids who receive antibiotics throughout the course of their childhood gain weight significantly faster than those who do not, a new study has warned. The findings suggest that antibiotics may have a compounding effect throughout childhood on body mass index (BMI), a measure often used to determine whether someone is at a healthy weight.

  • Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto out for up to 10 days

    Barcelona: Catalan football giants Barcelona have confirmed that midfielder Sergi Roberto will be sidelined for seven to 10 days after suffering a groin strain in his left leg. Roberto was injured after 18 minutes in the European Champions League away tie against Belarusian outfit BATE Borisov on Tuesday, Efe reported.  “Tests on Wednesday morning reveal that first team player Sergi Roberto has pulled an adductor tendon in his left groin,” the club

  • Need more experience in filmdom to do TV show: Alia

    New Delhi: While many Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Salman Khan and Shahid Kapoor have tasted success in the telly world, actress Alia Bhatt feels she needs “many more years in the Indian film industry” to do a TV show.

  • I’m still a struggler: Anu Malik

    Mumbai: Music composer Anu Malik says that even today he is a struggler who goes around asking for work, but he is not ashamed about it. “I’m still a struggler by the way, struggling even today. Even today I keep asking for work and I’m not ashamed of this,” Anu said at the launch of a reality TV show here.

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    Salman Khan’s dad suggests cuts for Prem Ratan Dhan Payo

    It isn’t only Salman Khan who thinks Sooraj Barjatya needs to economize on his playing-time in Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (PRDP). His father, the renowned writer Salim Khan saw PRDP last week. He was of the same opinion.

  • Book review – Jai Arjun Singh’s The World of Hrishikesh Mukherjee

    “When I began writing this book, it wasn’t my intention to put forth a Big Theory or Thesis that would ‘explain’ or summarize Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s cinema”. This is what author Jai Arjun Singh says on Page 69 of this 300 odd page book which he puts together on the legendary filmmaker.

  • Salman Khan not engaged to Lulia Vantur but he has marriage plans

    News of Salman Khan being engaged to Romanian model Lulia Vantur have been denied by the actor’s sister on Twitter. Apparently, Salman Khan intends to get married to his Romanian ladylove in the next one year. But there is no engagement yet.

  • Confirmed Gautam Gulati plays Ravi Shastri in Tony DSouza’s Azhar bio-pic

    Tony D’Souza’s Azhar, the bio-pic on cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin, has just got more interesting with its amazing cast. Last year’s Bigg Boss winner Gautam Gulati is now on board playing Azhar’s colleague, friend and adversary cricketer Ravi Shastri.

  • Madhu Mantena talks about his ongoing wedding celebrations with Masaba

    Producer Madhu Mantena tied the knot with his significant other Masaba Gupta on June 3. It was a very quiet wedding attended only by close family and friends. However that doesn’t stop, because now on November 21 and 22, Madhu and Masaba will be extending their wedding celebrations to all their family and friends.

  • I am uncomfortable doing commercial films: Ranvir Shorey

    Mumbai: With a fair share of commercial and small content driven films in his filmography, actor Ranvir Shorey says he is not comfortable doing big-budget movies. “The mainstream films are about making money, work is not that important and spinning money is. I find myself awkward doing such films. I am not comfortable there,” Ranvir said. The 43-year-old actor, who has worked in both Bollywood ‘masala’ films like “Singh is King” and critically

  • Hrithik yet to take call on Nikhil Advani’s ‘Bazaar’

    Mumbai: Director Nikhil Advani said Hrithik Roshan has not walked out of his next project “Bazzar” and the actor is yet to give the final nod. Gossip mills were abuzz that Hrithik had walked out of the project after Nikhil’s unsuccessful films – “Hero” and “Katti Batti” but the director clarified that he is yet to finish the final draft of the script and then only things will be sealed.

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    I feel 30 – 32 years of age is a good time to get married – Alia Bhatt

    The sweet and bubbly Alia Bhatt is the representative of the brand ‘Gen-Next’. Having the creative genes of the talented Mahesh Bhatt as her father and the gorgeous Soni Razdan as her mother, Alia is not just a star, but a ‘superstar’. Her career graph since her debut film (Student Of The Year) in Bollywood has been only upwards. This week will see the ‘Bollywood fairy’ named Alia Bhatt in a fairy tale romance called Shaandar, a

  • India elect to bat in 4th ODI

    Chennai: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and opted to bat in the crucial fourth One-Day International (ODI) against South Africa at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Thursday. India, who trail the five-match series 1-2, have gone in with the same squad but the visitors have brought in Aaron Phangiso and Chris Morris for the injured Morne Morkel and JP Duminy.

  • Feeling of hope growing stronger among people: Mohan Bhagwat

    Nagpur : Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said that the country was witnessing a change in its environment and that the feeling of hope was growing stronger among people of the country in last two years. “Two years ago, there was an atmosphere of disappointment, but there is an atmosphere of hope in country now. We are building relations with other countries, India is finally getting its due,” Bhagwat