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I've apparently become a sequel queen: Kriti Kharbanda I've apparently become a sequel queen: Kriti Kharbanda

 

New Delhi, Actress Kriti Kharbanda, who featured in the third instalment of the "Yamla Pagla Deewana" series and is part of the upcoming film "Housefull 4", feels that she has become a sequel queen.

"I have apparently become a sequel queen because of films 'Raaz: Reboot', 'Guest Iin London', 'Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se' and 'Housefull 4'," Kriti told IANS here.

She doesn't feel that she will get stereotyped.

Asiad 2018: Indian women lose kabaddi final Asiad 2018: Indian women lose kabaddi final

 

Jakarta, The Indian women's kabaddi team had to settle for silver after a narrow loss to Iran in the final at the 2018 Asian Games here on Friday.

The defending champions lost 24-27 in a nail-biting encounter as Iran celebrated its first ever gold medal at the Asiad.

This is the first time the Asiad will see a team other than India win the gold medal. The Indians had won both the previous editions since women's kabaddi was included in the Asian Games programme at Guangzhou 2010.

Book depicting Farhan as Milkha not part of Bengal school curriculum Book depicting Farhan as Milkha not part of Bengal school curriculum


Kolkata, After filmmaker-actor-singer Farhan Akhtar pointed out a "glaring error" made in a West Bengal school book which depicted him as legendary athlete Milkha Singh, Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien on Monday said the book was not part of government schools' curriculum.

Rana Sodhi condoles demise of Asian Games Gold Medallist Hakam Singh Rana Sodhi condoles demise of Asian Games Gold Medallist Hakam Singh

 

Chandigarh,

The Sports and Youth Affairs Minister, Punjab, Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi has expressed profound grief over the demise of Asian Games Gold medal winner Hakam Singh who passed away at a private hospital in Sangrur. Hakam Singh won Gold in 20 KM walk event during 1978 Asiad at Bangkok.

Captain Amarinder releases of Rs. 5 lakh for the treatment of state athlete Hakam Singh Captain Amarinder releases of Rs. 5 lakh for the treatment of state athlete Hakam Singh



 

Chandigarh,

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered the release of Rs. 5 lakh for the treatment of ailing Asiad Gold medal winner athlete Hakam Singh.

Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi flags off India U-12 Baseball team for Asia Cup Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi flags off India U-12 Baseball team for Asia Cup


Chandigarh,

The Sports Minister, Punjab, Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today flagged off the India U-12 team for the BFA Asia Cup tournament scheduled to be held in Taiwan from 13th-19th August, 2018.

In the flag off ceremony held at the Panjab University grounds here, the minister gave his blessings to the team and wished it all success and glory in the tournament. The minister on the occasion disclosed that the Punjab Government is fully committed to providing all amenities to the players of the state so as to help them attain success at both National and International level thus restoring the glory of Punjab in sporting arena.

Dharmendra remembers late actor Mehmood Dharmendra remembers late actor Mehmood

 

Mumbai, On the 14th death anniversary of Bollywood's best known comedian Mehmood Ali, veteran actor Dharmendra became nostalgic and recalled his fondest memories that he shared with the late actor.

Dharmendra who is quite active on social media, took to his Twitter account on Tuesday and shared a few pictures of himself with Mehmood.

Along with the photos, he

Natasha Suri learns pole dance for movie Natasha Suri learns pole dance for movie


Mumbai, Former Miss India and actress Natasha Suri is learning pole dance to prepare for her role in the upcoming Bollywood movie "Aadat", produced by singer Mika Singh.

"Pole dance is one of the most sensuous forms of dance. It brings out your innate sexiness along with making you fitter and stronger. I am enjoying exploring this new skill and loving how it enhances one's sensuality," Natasha said in a statement.

WWE Superstar Braun Strowman to visit India WWE Superstar Braun Strowman to visit India


New Delhi, The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar Braun Strowman will visit India after his epic cage match against Kevin Owens at Extreme Rules this weekend, it was announced on Thursday

Sanju' trailer to release on May 30 Sanju' trailer to release on May 30



Mumbai, The trailer of Rajkumar Hirani's much-awaited film "Sanju", featuring Ranbir Kapoor in the shoes of actor Sanjay Dutt, will release on May 30.

The teaser has already piqued audience interest in the movie, which showcases the highs and lows during various phases of the actor's life.

Don't believe in endorsing something I don't use: Virat Kohli Don't believe in endorsing something I don't use: Virat Kohli

 

New Delhi, Cricket captain Virat Kohli says being a brand ambassador comes with its share of responsibilities.

Virat has launched the first performance footwear from the brand evoSpeed One8 for Puma.

Asked if being a brand ambassador is a huge responsibility, Virat told IANS in an e-mail interview: "I certainly believe that being a brand endorser comes with its share of responsibilities. While endorsing a brand, you are essentially putting your stamp of approval on it, and asking your fans to follow suit and use i

PM meets CWG medallists PM meets CWG medallists

 

New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met and congratulated the medal winners at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Modi also complimented those who could not win medals but had performed creditably.

"Accomplishments in the sporting arena inspire everyone. Their sporting feats have raised India's stature. Whenever an Indian sportsperson wins on the global sporting stage, it is the Indian flag that rises," Modi said at the event held at his residence.

BCCI recommends Kohli for Khel Ratna, Dravid for Dronacharya, Gavaskar for Dhyan Chand BCCI recommends Kohli for Khel Ratna, Dravid for Dronacharya, Gavaskar for Dhyan Chand

 

Kolkata, The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recommended Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna honour while former India captain Rahul Dravid's name was recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya award.

Legendary opener Sunil Gavaskar has been recommended for Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award.

India on right path to become sporting powerhouse- IOA Chief India on right path to become sporting powerhouse- IOA Chief


New Delhi, After the Indian contingent finished third in the medals tally at the just concluded 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG), an elated Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Chief Narinder Dhruv Batra on Monday said the nation is on the right path to become a sporting powerhouse.

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