Sunday, September 25, 2011

Ghazal King Jagjit Singh remains 'critical'

Famous ghazal singer Jagjit Singh's health condition is still critical.He was admitted in the Lilavati Hospital and underwent surgery on Friday.

"Jagjit Singh's condition continues to remain critical," Hospital authority said on Saturday afternoon.

The 71-year-old Singh is currently in the ICU after undergoing emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage Friday evening.

Known as 'Ghazal King' of India, Jagjit Singh, and his wife Chitra are considered the pioneers of modern ghazal singing in the country.

Singh has been suffering from high blood pressure since the past few years.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Tiger Pataudi passes away

Legendary cricketer and former Indian captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, who was also known as Tiger Pataudi passed away on Thursday at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.

The condition of former Indian cricket captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi who was suffering from lung infection further deteriorated and he died on Thursday, a hospital bulletin said.

The 70-year-old cricketer, led India in 40 of the 46 Tests he played and would forever be remembered for leading the country to its first Test series win abroad.

He scored 2793 runs at an average of 34.91 which included six hundreds and 16 half centuries, An unbeaten 203 being his highest score. ,

Son of Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, the last ruling Nawab of Bhopal who captained the country in 1946, the right-handed batsman made his debut for India at the age of 21 in a drawn match against England in 1961. Just a few months before his debut, Pataudi had damaged his vision in a car accident but Pataudi still managed to impress with an 103-run knock in the fifth Test of that series.

Pataudi is survived by wife Sharmila Tagore and three children.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Paoli Dam will star in Vikram Bhatt's next movie

Paoli Dam - The Bold and Beautiful Bengali actress is now a famous name in Bengali film industry. She started her carrier in 2003 as TV star in Bengali TV serials. And within no time she has been recognized as a good looking and talented artist in the industry.Paoli came into prominence with her 2009 Bengali film 'Kaalbela' directed by Gautam Ghose.

Paoli Dam has already proved that she can act and she dares to show. The Bengali beauty dazzled on the Cannes red carpet in May with her Bengali film 'Chhatrak' which was the only Indian feature entry at the festival in the Directors' Fortnight category.

The 31-year-old actress Paoli Dam is all set to star in her first Bollywood film to be produced by Vikram Bhatt.

The 31-year-old actress, who came into prominence with her 2009 Bengali film 'Kaalbela' directed by Gautam Ghose, will star in 'Hate Story' to be produced by Bhatt's company.

"Met Paoli Dam, a very accomplished actress from Bengal. Stunning! She will star in 'Hate Story' produced by my company ASA," Bhatt tweeted.

Paoli is the first actress from Tollywood to be linked with Bhatt's production house.