Free Press Journal
  • In video: Actor Jeetendra grooves on his song at Ghatkopar Dahi Handi

    Ram Kadam Dahi Handi, Ghatkopar is the famosu Dahi Handi in Mumbai named after BJP MLA Ram Kadam, the Dahi Handi event sees Govinda pathaks from all over Mumbai. The event sees a large number of celebrities in attendance. In the past, the event has been attended by Shah Rukh Khan, Asha Parekh, Ameesha Patel and Yukta Mookey.

  • Hayek was ‘brainwashed’ into performing stunts

    Hollywood actor Salma Hayek said she was “brainwashed” to perform her own movie stunts. The 50-year-old actor has revealed that when she entered the film industry, she was told by movie-maker Robert Rodriguez that she should perform her own stunts if wanted to have a lengthy career in Hollywood, reported Femalefirst.

  • Timberlake, Spears teaming up for new song

    Singers Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears are reportedly collaborating for new music. According to the hosts of Pop University podcast, record producer Timbaland confirmed the news with a ‘head turn and face expressions’, reports aceshowbiz.com.

  • Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says we need to show the real India and not American ideas made in India

    Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra believes Indian filmmakers should explore stories that are rooted in the country rather than presenting “American ideas” in local packaging. Mehra, whose films “Rang De Basanti” and “Delhi 6” were lauded internationally, says it was the Indian connect in his stories that made them popular with the audiences abroad.

  • Fear of failure makes us stick to mediocrity: Arshad Warsi

    Arshad Warsi believes artistes often steer clear of trying their hand at something new because they are scared of failure. The 49-year-old actor, on his part, has never had any problem in doing a certain type of role as long as the story was entertaining.

  • Nawaz Sharif challenges Panamagate verdict, files 3 petitions in SC

    Lahore: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has filed three separate petitions in the Supreme Court of Pakistan to challenge the July 28 Panamagate verdict, which disqualified him from holding any office.

  • India, Egypt support each other’s candidates for UNESCO, ICJ

    Cairo: Egypt supports India’s Dalveer Bhandari as judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), while New Delhi will back Cairo’s nominee to the UNESCO’s Director-General post, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry has said. In a statement, the ministry said Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received a phone call on Sunday from his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj and the two leaders discussed bilateral relations and means of international coordination.

  • Five killed as Himachal bus falls into gorge

    Shimla: Five persons were killed and nine others injured on Tuesday when a government bus parked on a roadside rolled down into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district, police said.

  • AES, JE claimed over 500 deaths across the country this year

    Gorakhpur (UP): The deaths of scores of children in a Gorakhpur hospital have put the focus on Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) but these deadly diseases have been creating havoc in Uttar Pradesh and other states for years.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad lauds Supreme Court efforts for transparency in court appointments

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today lauded the Supreme Court’s initiative to make trial court appointments more transparent and appealed to states, opposing the proposed centralised selection mechanism, to reconsider their stand. Prasad, while addressing the Independence Day celebrations organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) here, said that the Centre would not “impinge upon the rights of the high courts”.

  • World’s most expensive cake: Dangal themed cake cost Rs 25 lakh!

    As a symbolic tribute to the Indian Independence day, a bakery from Dubai made an edible cake worth Rs. 25 lakh. And hail all Aamir fans, because the next thing will make you jump off your seats. The cake features our most beloved actor Aamir Khan in his Dangal avatar. The cake, which is worth a whooping $40,000, or roughly 25 lakh rupees, has a stern-looking Aamir Khan towering over his on-screen daughters Geeta

  • Modi, Trump agree to enhance peace across Indo-Pacific region

    Washington: President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have agreed to enhance peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region by establishing a new two-by-two ministerial dialogue, which would elevate their strategic consultations, the White House said today.Trump spoke with Modi last night to greet him on the eve of India’s Independence Day.

  • Mumbai: ‘Dahi Handi’ celebrated with nationalistic flavour in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: The birth of Lord Krishna was rung in with religious fervour on Tuesday and was followed by colourful ‘Dahi Handi’ with a distinct national flavour by thousands of Govindas all over Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami.

  • Don’t have anymore ‘chocolate boy’ left in me: R. Madhavan

    New Delhi: Be it “Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein”, “Tanu Weds Manu” or his TV show “Sea Hawks”, actor R. Madhavan, fondly remembered for essaying the role of a lover boy on screen, says he would now do age appropriate romance as he does not have a “chocolate boy” left in him anymore.