Free Press Journal
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    Mercy – Lack of intimacy and love

    Mercy indicates lack of intimacy – a distance, a lack of belonging. You do not have mercy on your loved ones. You do not hear parents say, “I have mercy on my children.” You have mercy on those whom you think are not yours. Mercy indicates anger, judgment and authority. When you ask for mercy, you are self-centred. You want to be excused from the law of cause and effect.

  • It’s Different! 

    From the much appreciated PYAASA, to Kundan Shah’s JAANE BHI DO YAARON and Mira Nair’s SALAAM BOMBAY, we have had unusual cinematic masterpieces, often made with non-actors on a shoe-string budget, writes VIRAJ SAWANT.

  • Anurag Kashyap announces date for his next film

    Known for his dark portrayal of characters and making films like UGLY, DEV D and GANGS OF WASSEYPUR, Anurag Kashyap might have been a little off the news after BOMBAY VELVET but he is back with his upcoming film.

  • kangana ranaut

    Slut-shaming” won’t work: Kangana

    Actress Kangana Ranaut, who has accused Hrithik Roshan and his legal team of “slut-shaming” her by leaking her personal mails and photographs, has said “blackmailing” or “threatening” her won’t work as it doesn’t scare her, reports PTI.

  • shah rukh khan

    I feel very scared to direct: SRK

    Mumbai: A successful actor and producer, Shah Rukh Khan says he fears treading the path as a film director as he is not confident of “calling the shots”. Asked if he ever plans to turn director, Shah Rukh told IANS: “I find it a very lonely job. I think if I have to direct, I need to gain my confidence in the next five years. (As of) Now I just feel very

  • My Bollywood debut film is a little like ‘Piku’: Saba Qamar

    New Delhi: Pakistani actress Saba Qamar, who is all set to make her Bollywood debut opposite actor Irrfan Khan in an upcoming untitled film, says the story of the film is a “little like” Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone starrer Hindi film “Piku”.

  • Jacqueline to try hands on ‘real-action’ in ‘Dishoom’

    New Delhi: The cute and gorgeous actress Jacqueline Fernandez is all set to reveal her unusual side in the upcoming film ‘Dishoom’. The actress will pack some punches in the film with her co-stars John Abraham and Varun Dhawan.

  • Trust breach makes date-app user men go for casual sex

    London: Men on Tinder app generally think that when they go on a date with women less attractive than what her profile picture shows, they are entitled to have casual sex with her to compensate for ‘breach of trust’, finds a study. Researchers found that men think they have a “licence to use women as they see fit”.

  • Movie Review: Demolition – A metaphorical Warning

    Cast:Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper, Judah Lewis, Heather Lind
    Director:Jean-Marc Vallee
    Typecast, Jake Gyllenhaal plays yet again, and fabulously well, a quirky character  who resorts to the titular action when his wife is killed in a car crash.In the happy hunting ground of lawyers and therapists, you’d think bereaved banker Davis would seek succour with a grief counselor or therapist, but

  • Taylor Swift’s ‘New Romantics’ is love letter for fans

    Johannesburg: Taylor Swift’s new music video ‘New Romantics’ is a love letter to her fans, says the visuals for the video she shared on her Twitter account. The 26-year-old singer debuted the song on Apple Music, the only place it’s available, and on March 6, while sharing the video on her Twitter handle, she declared love for her loyal followers known as Swifties, reports Channel 24.

  • Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO, Bharti Airtel along with other dignitaries, announcing the commercial launch of Airtel 4G services, in Gurgaon on Thursday.

    Airtel acquires 4G spectrum in 8 circles for Rs 3,500 cr

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel, country’s largest telecom operator, today announced the acquisition of 20 MHz spectrum in 8 circles from Aircel for Rs 3,500 crore. Bharti will acquire spectrum or radiowaves in 2,300 MHz band in Tamil Nadu, Bihar, West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, North East, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, the company said in a statement.

  • Niharika Khan hopes for ‘Fan’ inspired clothing line

    New Delhi :National Award winning costume designer Niharika Khan, who has worked on the outfits for Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s “Fan”, says she would love to see a clothing line inspired by the costumes that the actor has donned in the Maneesh Sharma directorial. Asked whether there will a clothing line inspired from “Fan”, Niharika told IANS: “I hope so. One never knows. I think if a film economically does well, then

  • Probe launched after JuD sets up ‘Sharia Court’ in Lahore

    Lahore: Authorities in Pakistan’s Punjab province today launched a probe against Jamaat-ud-Dawah, led by Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, for running a parallel judicial system here. “A team of senior police officers today visited the JuD headquarters at Jamia Qadsia, Chauburji and discussed the matter with the high command of Dawah,” a source in Punjab police said. “The police team will send its findings to Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah over the matter

  • Quake hits northwest Pakistan

    Peshawar: An earthquake measuring 4.8 on Richter Scale today jolted northwest Pakistan. No loss of life or property was reported.

  • Russia points to pilot error in flydubai Boeing crash

    Moscow: Russian aviation investigators said today that the pilots of a flydubai jet that crashed and killed 62, including an Indian couple, last month put the plane into a nose-dive and were unable to pull out of it. The Boeing 737 flying from Dubai crashed short of the runway in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don in the early hours of March 19 after it aborted a landing in poor weather. The 55

  • New genes responsible for stroke, dementia discovered

    Boston: A new set of genes that may be responsible for the two most common and disabling neurological conditions, stroke and dementia, has been discovered by researchers, including one of Indian-origin. The study may help scientists better understand, treat and prevent ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, and perhaps Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, researchers said.

  • Anti-terorism court issues non-bailable arrest warrants for Musharraf

    Islamabad: An anti-terrorism court on Friday has issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Pakistan’s former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf in judges’ detention case. Legal proceedings were initiated against the former military dictator for detaining over 60 judges, including former chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.