Free Press Journal
  • When you become successful, love becomes rare: Vikram Bhatt

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, who is presenting “Spotlight”, a web series which talks about the dark side of Bollywood, says it’s ironic that when a person isn’t successful, he or she is surrounded by loving people and friends, but as a person climbs the ladder of success, love becomes rare.

  • Supreme Court reserves order on liquor outlets along highways

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on a batch of petitions – both by some states and private parties – seeking modification of its order banning liquor vendors along national and state highways.

  • ‘Monsanto collected Rs 7,000 cr by exploiting cotton farmers’

    New Delhi: RSS-affiliated Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) today alleged that seeds multinational Monsanto has collected nearly Rs 7,000 crores by exploiting cotton farmers in the country. Monsanto had offered the Bt Cotton seed patent to the government for one time payment of Rs 18 crore, SJM claimed adding “the company has now collected nearly Rs 7,000 crores from poor cotton farmers”. SJM’s remarks come two days after US-based Monsanto lost its legal

  • Lashkar-e-Jhanghvi kills Pak Nobel laureate’s relative

    Lahore: A prominent leader of minority Ahmadi community and relative of Pakistani Nobel laureate Abdus Salam was gunned down here today by Lashkar-e-Jhanghvi militantgroup which said it had sent another “infidel” to hell. According to police, popular advocate Malik Saleem Latif and his son advocate Farhan were going to court in Nankana Sahib, some 80 kilometres from Lahore, when unidentified men opened fire on them, killing Saleem on the spot while seriously

  • 2 sunstroke deaths in Maha as IMD warns of moderate heat wave

    Mumbai: Two persons died of sunstroke in Maharashtra today while the Met department warned of a “moderate heat wave” in some parts. “The sudden rise in temperature has claimed lives of two persons.. both were above 60 years. One is from Aurangabad while another is from Solapur district,” Health Minister Deepak Sawant told PTI.

  • High Court stays summons to SRK over Vadodara railway station incident

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today stayed the summons issued to Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan by the Government Railway Police (GRP) over the death of a man at Vadodara railway station during the promotion of his film “Raees.” Justice J B Pardiwala stayed the summons, issued by the Vadodara GRP, which had asked the actor to come to its office and record his statement.

  • Actress Shilpa Shinde files defamation complaint

    Mumbai: Actor Shilpa Shinde, who has fallen out with the producers of the TV serial ‘Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hai’ today filed a complaint of criminal defamation against the heads of three industry associations. She alleged that the associations had imposed a “ban” on her though they have no such power and had warned of action against any production house which employed her, following which she lost some big projects such as “The

  • Vin Diesel’s did Guardians Of The Galaxy because of his son

    In “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”, Vin Diesel returns to voice Groot, an extremely humanoid tree with a limited vocabulary. The actor says it was his son who made him choose the character. Groot is one of the most popular characters in the Guardians universe, thanks to his iconic “I Am Groot”.  Talking about what attracted him to pick Groot’s part, Diesel said: “I went to meet with Kevin Feige (Marvel

  • Salman Khan has finished shooting the first schedule of Tiger Zinda Hai

    Superstar Salman Khan has finished shooting the first schedule of “Tiger Zinda Hai” in scenic locales of Austria. “Freezing journey comes to end as Salman Khan wraps first shooting schedule of ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ in Tyrol, Austria,” director Ali Abbas Zafar tweeted. He also shared a black and white image of himself with Salman, and the two are seen looking at snow-clad mountains of Austria in the frame. A sequel to the

  • Offbeat actors’ films have eternal shelf life, says Manoj Bajpayee

    Commercial cinema may help break or set a new record at the box office when it comes to business but actor Manoj Bajpayee says such films do not have a long shelf life. Bajpayee, a two-time National Award winner, is known for playing unconventional characters on the big screen – be it his author-backed role of a gangster in “Gangs of Wasseypur” or his portrayal of a clever politician in “Raajneeti”.

  • Meri Pyaari Bindu new poster is out: Parineeti and Ayushmann are looking energetic

    Parineeti Chopra and Ayushmann Khurrana will share the screen for the first time and the young couples of Bollywood are roped in a movie ‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’ , so the makers have released the poster from the movie and both of them are looking fresh and energetic. The film happens to be a romance drama which is directed by Akshay Roy and produced by Maneesh Sharma.

  • Sadak movie Remake: Sanjay Dutt to play Alia Bhatt’s father in the movie

    It has been 25 years from now when Sanjay Dutt and Pooja Bhatt starrer movie ‘Sadak’ was out in year 1991. The movie was the second highest grossing movie of that year and the performance of all the actors was appreciated. According to DNA there will be a sequel to the movie and Ali Bhatt will be casted for the role as Sanjay Dutt’s daughter.

  • Discounts galore as two-wheeler firms offload BS-III models

    New Delhi: Two-wheeler majors Hero MotoCorp, HMSI, Bajaj Auto and Suzuki Motorcycle are offering discounts of up to Rs 22,000 on BS-III models to liquidate stocks, a day after the Supreme Court banned sale and registration of such vehicles from April 1.

  • Take injection shots for stronger bones

    Washington: Making your bones stronger may be as easy as getting injections of peptide, according to a recent study. Two University of Delaware researchers and their students have joined forces – applying the mathematical modelling expertise of one to the biological inquiry of the other – to point the way to a promising remedy.

  • This asteroid avoids collision with Jupiter

    Washington: Scientists have found how an asteroid orbiting the wrong way around the Sun has been avoiding slamming into Jupiter, despite being on an apparent collision course with the giant planet and about 6,000 other asteroids.

  • Nitish Kumar’s JD-U to debut in Maharashtra in April

    Mumbai: The Janata Dal (United) led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will debut in Maharashtra at a major function planned here on April 22, an official said here on Wednesday.