Free Press Journal
  • sanjay leela bhansali

    National award a pat on theback: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

    New Delhi: Ace filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who bagged the Best Direction Award for the magnum opus “Bajirao Mastani” at the 63rd National Films Awards here on Tuesday, says the honour is very important for him.

  • Girish Kumar wants to do a Salman Khan!

    Love Shudha, came and went without a whimper, even if the songs are a hit Girish Kumar doesn’t seem to be getting anywhere when it comes to being a hit. Yet, if there is something that Girish is capable of, it is being positive.

  • FDI

    India rated 9th in FDI Confidence Index

    Singapore: India has secured ninth position in the 2016 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index, a global management consulting firm today said, underlining that the country is “finally” embarking on a growth path that will see it “unlock its full potential”.

  • Bollywood gears up for a series of franchise movies

    The concept of developing movie franchises is something the Hindi filmmakers have not warmed up to till date, barring the Dhoom and Krrish series, even though sequel of successful movies is no longer uncommon. However, under Trinity Pictures, a new property of Eros International, a host of franchises are expected to roll out in the coming years. “We want to focus on franchise films — from the inception stage. We will invest

  • Bollywood celebs at grand finale of Sandip Soparrkar’s “3rd India Dance Week”

    The “3rd India Dance Week” is a vibrant celebration of Indian and World dances coming together on one single platform.
    The India Dance Week is one of the largest, most active and thrilling dance competitions in the country, hosted by International Choreographer and dance maestro SandipSoparrkar. This festival invites participants from across the country to celebrate dance, representing the diversity of dance forms practiced in the country.

  • Gold slips on reduced offtake, holds Rs 30k mark

    Mumbai: Gold prices slipped at the domestic bullion market here today on reduced offtake by stockist and investors as well as lower local buying interest at higher levels despite positive global cues.

  • Box office update for Baaghi!

    Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor’s action thriller earns Rs 38.58 crore over the first weekend!Tiger Shroff and ShraddhaKapoor’s Baaghi opened well at the domestic box office and people have seemed to love it.

  • There’s not getting back for Sussanne and Hritik, clears Sussanne

    Recently seen together celebrating their son’s birthday, Sussanne Khan and HritikRoshan sparked off speculation of them getting back together. It wasn’t just this occasion but one more when Sussanne stood by her ex-husband’s side in the Kangana controversy. Talking about the pictures that leaked where in Hritik was seen hugging Kangana, she tweeted, ““pictures are photo shopped and untrue stories carry 2 much weight. I support Hritik in this.”

  • Vodafone India’s plan to go public will impact incumbents

    Mumbai: Vodafone India’s plans to go for its maiden public issue to raise around $2-$2.5 billion can adversely impact incumbents especially as operators seek additional spectrum in the upcoming auctions for both 4G services and voice telephony, Macquarie has said in a report.

  • Omung Kumar and Bhushan Kumar’s association to make more films together

    Omung Kumar won a National award for his first super hit biopic MARYKOM. The trailer of his second film SARABJIT, also a biopic, produced by Bhushan Kumar and Omung’s company Legend Studios (Co-owned by Omung Kumar and Sandeep Singh) has received a great response. Post their association for SARABJIT, Legend Studios and T-Series has joined hands in a multiple film deal wherein they will be making multiple films (a thriller, a real

  • Cessation of hostilities in Syria to be announced shortly

    Moscow: Cessation of hostilities in the Syrian city of Aleppo will be announced in the coming hours, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday after talks with UN envoy to Syria, Staffan da Mistura.

  • More romantic films for Irrfan Khan

    Irrfan had been known for his tough and spell bounding roles till the time PIKU released last year which showcased the actor in an all new avatar. He had always been seen doing serious roles, but Shooji’s film showed the audience the lighter, more funnier romantic side of Irrfan which his audiences have otherwise not seen so far.

  • Stalker trouble for Tapsee Pannu

    Taapsee Pannu has always been the kinds to shower her fans with love. On social media too, Taapsee makes sure to be available to her fans as much as she can. So much so, the actress even landed up getting an ardent fan a role in one of her movies to allow him to share screen space with her. But Taapsee was recently in for a rude surprise when a fan from

  • Indonesian planes clip wings at airport in latest scare

    Jakarta: Two Indonesian passenger planes clipped wings as they were about to take off from Jakarta’s main airport, an airline said today, the latest accident in the country’s beleaguered aviation sector.

  • Vitamin D may help cut body fat in infants

    Toronto: A healthy intake of vitamin D in the first year of life can build up more muscle mass and reduce body fat in toddlers, finds a new study.

  • Social networks stress children out

    Washington DC: A lot of research has shown the significance of social relationships in influencing adult human behaviour and health, but children’s perception of their social networks correlates with stress and how it may influence development is still untapped.

  • T. G. L. Iyer

    To swing in life

    ALBERT EINSTEIN flunked in school because he could not synchronise with his teachers. Einstein experienced the world differently from his teachers and because his views were different, his teachers continually marked him down.

  • On World Asthma Day, asthma disturbances on the rise

    New Delhi: Asthma rocks the lives of approximately 300 million people worldwide. 1 in 12 people worldwide suffer from asthma. Asthma attacks cause 250000 deaths every year. The allergens that are known to bring on an asthmatic attack in a person can vary from person to person but usually they are dust, mites, pollens, animal dander and certain foods like nuts, artificial colour etc. Exposure to these allergens can cause wheezing, difficulty in breathing,