Film: "Kadaram Kondan"; Cast: Vikram, Akshara Haasan, Abi Haasan and Lena; Director: Rajesh M Selva; IANS Rating: * * & 1/2 (two and a half stars)  

Media-celeb equation thrives on mutual respect, say stars

Media-celeb equation thrives on mutual respect, say stars

Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) As the ugly spat between actress Kangana Ranaut and a section of media continues, Bollywood celebrities from Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra to Siddharth Malhotra and Adah Sharma said that the relationship between the two fraternity should be based on professionalism and mutual respect.  

'Ghatam' my alternate soul: Grammy-winner Vinayakram

'Ghatam' my alternate soul: Grammy-winner Vinayakram

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Padma Bhushan recipient musician Vikku Vinayakram is credited for putting the Carnatic music instrument of 'Ghatam' (an earthen pot) on the world map by playing it for a Grammy-winning music album.  

My parents want me to date 'susheel ladka': Sonakshi

My parents want me to date 'susheel ladka': Sonakshi

Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha's parents want her to date a "susheel ladka", and she says it is hard to find someone like that in Bollywood.  

'The Lion King' roars into Indian box-office

'The Lion King' roars into Indian box-office

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) After breathing new life in the Rudyard Kipling classic "The Jungle Book", director Jon Favreau is back with "The Lion King" in a bigger and better avatar, and the Disney classic is expected to roar loud in India.  

Twinkle collaborates with supermodel Natalia Vodianova

Twinkle collaborates with supermodel Natalia Vodianova

Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Writer-producer Twinkle Khanna is collaborating with the international supermodel Natalia Vodianova for a charitable cause.  

Child actor Shivlekh Singh killed in road accident

Child actor Shivlekh Singh killed in road accident

Raipur, July 19 (IANS) "Sasural Simar Ka" actor Shivlekh Singh was killed in a car crash here on Thursday, police said. He was 14.  

'Family Of Thakurganj': Familiar hang-ups (IANS review)

'Family Of Thakurganj': Familiar hang-ups (IANS review)

Film: "Family Of Thakurganj"; Cast: Jimmy Sheirgill, Mahie Gill, Saurabh Shukla, Nandish Singh; Direction: Manoj K. Jha; IANS rating: ** (two stars)