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June 22, 2014

Big B unveils book authored by cop

Mumbai, June 22: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan launched a book titled “Quantum Siege”, penned by Brijesh Singh, additional commissioner of police North Mumbai, here.“Released a book written by a Police officer of the rank of Asst Commissioner, Brijesh Singh ... from minding to binding !!” tweeted Amitabh Saturday. Prior to that, he was busy shooting for his cameo role in “Ghoomketu”, which is directed by Pushpendra Mishra and features Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the protagonist. "That done…

‘Humshakals’ strikes gold despite negative reviews

New Delhi, June 22: Tagged as “the comedy of ghastly errors” and “a two-and-a-half-hour show reel of plotless, witless, joyless offensiveness”, director Sajid Khan’s latest offering “Humshakals” has collected over Rs.25 crore in two days.The total collection now stands at Rs.25.09 crore in just two days (Friday and Saturday), said a statement. Writer Milap Zaveri, whose adult comedy “Grand Masti” was panned by critics last year, is also happy with the film’s…

We can compete with Hollywood in content, intelligence: Murugadoss

New Delhi, June 22: Film director A.R. Murugadoss, known for making high octane action thrillers, says that Indian films can compete with Hollywood in the content department but do not have the same kind of market.“Indian films can compete with Hollywood films in terms of content. But considering the scale of Hollywood films, we can't compete with them in terms of market and it's quite difficult to take on war films or high budget action movies,” Murugadoss, famous for delivering Tamil actioners…

It’s been a fantastic journey with Akshay: Vipul Shah

Mumbai, June 22: “Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty” has minted Rs.102.62 crore in three weeks at the domestic box office and producer Vipul Shah feels ecstatic as his alliance with Hindi movie star Akshay Kumar has once again struck the gold.Shah-Akshay's team has delivered four hits - “Aankhen”, “Waqt - Race Against Time”, “Namastey London” and “Singh Is Kinng”. Their only fiasco so far has been “Action Replayy”. Talking about his partnership with…

Bengal MSME clusters to generate four lakh jobs: Mamata

Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said 152 micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) clusters have been set-up in the state to generate over four lakh jobs.Banerjee said on Facebook: "In 2011, our party manifesto had committed to launch a massive cluster development drive across the state to give our MSME sector a new trajectory of growth." The chief minister said her government has formed 152 clusters, as against its initial target of just 17. "These clusters in…
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