Friday, January 28, 2011

Veena Malik ends her engagement

LAHORE: Veena Malik is back in the news but this time for personal reasons. The model-turned-actor announced her breakup with her fiance, Faisal Akbar Khan on Thursday.
Many link this break up to Malik’s friendship with Ashmit Patel but the actor has a different story to tell. While talking to The Express Tribune she said, “I called up Faisal and told him that I can no longer marry him. I told him that I am breaking the engagement as I have to focus on my career. We couldn’t develop an understanding and there was no use in dragging this engagement any further.”

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Sony's next PSP (codename NGP): a closer look

Following the unveil of its bodacious next generation portable (NGP) PlayStation device, Sony let a swarm of journalists (including us) on stage to get a closer look at the PSP's dual-stick, quad-coresuccessor. No touching, but we were able to direct our lens mighty close and compare the NXP with a PSP and PSP Go before the on-hand staff shooed us away. Enjoy the pictures!

Ranbir Shows Katrina A Good Time

Ranbir Kapoor was spotted driving around in his red-coloured two seater Audi R8 with 'close-friend' Katrina Kaif enjoying the drive right next to him.

A source reveals, "Ranbir is really fond of that car, and he's just as fond of Katrina. He was spotted taking the wheelies out for a drive around Juhu with Katrina by his side."

Having recently wrapped up the shoot for Imtiaz Ali's Rockstar in Gurgaon, the Kapoor latest was dying to spend some quality time with the stunner. What better way to please young hearts than a red-hot sports car?

Ranbir has also been linked with his Rockstar actress Nargis Fakhri. However, the source confirms that the Casanova-of-sorts has mended ways and he is very much with Katrina.

I-T raids reveal Priyanka's dirty secrets

I-T raids reveal Priyanka`s dirty secretsDocuments seized during I-T raids reveal actress owns nine flats in the city

Income Tax (I-T) raids on Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra's properties have revealed that the former Miss World has invested most of her earnings in real estate and owns nine flats in the city.

I-T officials had, on Monday, raided 12 premises of actresses Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif. They sealed 12 lockers and seized documents related to their various properties in the city.

Sources say that Priyanka had bought five flats on the sixth floor of Raj Classic building at Yari Road

According to I-T sources, Chopra bought five flats on the sixth floor of Raj Classic building at Yari Road, Versova, where she lives.

She has combined three flats into one large apartment, which has almost all the modern amenities. 

Hrithik saves hearts

Hrithik saves heartsThe actor sponsors heart surgeries for ten children as part of a paediatric programme

Hrithik Roshan has sponsored the surgical operations of 10 children of the Seven Hills Medical Foundation (SHMF)'s paediatric programme in the Mumbai suburb of Andheri. 

Dr Bhujang Pai, Head of Radiology SHMF, says, "We have started a Save A Heart programme as a public initiative. We do lots of free open-heart surgeries. 

We thought of getting someone who is very fond of kids and who kids are fond of as the face of our programme. 

I know Hrithik and his family. We are family friends. I asked his parents if we could get him involved in this programme in any way."

Dr Pai continues, "Hrithik not only agreed to be the face of the SHMF scheme for children, but also donated R 15 lakh for the heart operation and post-operative care of

AR Rahman honoured with Crystal Award

A day after he won two Academy award nominations, Indian musician A R Rahman was honoured with the Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum.
Rahman received the award at the opening ceremony of the Forum`s annual meet here, attended by 2500 global leaders from business, government, art, culture and religion.
Rahman, 44, clad in an embroidered black kurta, received the award which is given annually by the WEF to outstanding artistes who use their talent for social and charitable work.
While the WEF recognised Rahman for his music in

SRK set to play professor

Speculations were rife that Karan Johar’s next will be shot without his favorite star Shah Rukh Khan. However it now seems that the news was nothing but a mere rumour. If the latest reports are any indication, then Shah Rukh Khan will play a significant role in Karan Johar’s next film.
Earlier it was reported that SRK was just to play a cameo in the film ‘Student of the Year’, being directed by KJo who is launching Mahesh Bhatt’s daughter Aalia along with David Dhawan’s son Varun.
However, Karan ramped up old friend Khan’s performance from a

Kareena gets food poisoned

Kareena Kapoor got food poisoned during her recent stint in Pune. Bollywood’s numero uno actress is shooting in Pune with Salman Khan and was laid up in bed with a nagging stomach ache and fever.
A concerned Saif Ali Khan who is in Bhopal for the outdoor shoot of Aarakshan was constantly on the hotline with Bebo’s family doctor RK Agarwal.
He wanted the general physician to drive to Pune and check on Bebo. The actress of course is distressed that she lost two days lying in bed.