'Dangal' effect: 100 wrestling mats for Haryana 'akhadas'

Chandigarh, Jan 2:  The Haryana government on Sunday said 100 wrestling mats will be provided to ‘akhadas’ in the state following the success of Aamir Khan’s film “Dangal”, based on wrestling.

“Dangal” highlights the struggle of a wrestler father to train his daughters into international champions.

Hayana Chief Minister…

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Twinkle pens tribute to father Rajesh Khanna on birth anniversary

Mumbai Dec 30: On her late father and superstar Rajesh Khanna’s 74th birth anniversary, actress-writer Twinkle Khanna penned an emotional tribute, recounting how she is a reflection of him.

Twinkle posted a black and white image, featuring her and her father, on Twitter on Thursday.

“I see you…

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Debbie Reynolds, mother of Carrie Fisher, dies at 84

Los Angeles, Dec 29 (PTI) Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds has died one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, passed away. She was 84.

Reynolds died on Wednesday after being brought to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for a medical emergency, reported Variety.

On Tuesday, her daughter, the “Star…

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Ram Gopal Varma praises Aamir's Dangal, slams other Khans

Mumbai, Dec 29 (PTI) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has lauded Aamir Khan’s “Dangal” saying unlike other superstars, his films don’t make India “look like a regressive country.”

Varma, who has directed Aamir in “Rangeela”, took to Twitter to rant about how other superstars in the country don’t…

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'Desi girl' Priyanka Chopra raised own bar globally in 2016

New Delhi Dec 28 : She once said that she wants the world, and it seems 2016 helped her get a few steps closer to her dream. The year saw Priyanka Chopra becoming the first South Asian to win a People’s Choice Award, followed by presenting Oscar and Emmy awards…

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