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Raj Kapoor loved his cinema, booze, leading ladies: Rishi Kapoor

Raj Kapoor loved his cinema, booze, leading ladies: Rishi Kapoor

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has opened up about the colourful life of his father, filmmaker Raj Kapoor in his soon-to-be released autobiography, saying he loved his cinema, booze, and his leading ladies.

Elton John planning big screen adaptation of Billy Elliot musical Elton John planning big screen adaptation of Billy Elliot musical

Elton John is planning a big screen adaptation of his stage show Billy Elliot- the Musical as the musical recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.

Lorde gets waxed at Madame Tussauds Hollywood Lorde gets waxed at Madame Tussauds Hollywood

Having two Grammys and several hit singles to her name, singer Lorde has earned another ultimate honour -- a wax figure at Madame Tussauds here.

Sapphire sets record at Christie's, Spanish royal brooch stranded Sapphire sets record at Christie's, Spanish royal brooch stranded

Rare coloured gems led by a record-setting sapphire found new owners at Christie`s on Wednesday, but a heavily publicised brooch from Spain`s royal family was left on the block.

President Pranab Mukherjee to present Presidential Awards for Classical Tamil

 President  will present "Presidential Awards for Classical Tamil" for the year 2011-12 and 2012-13 tomorrow.

Rothko painting sells for $46.5 million in NY auction

A Mark Rothko painting sold for $46.5 million Tuesday at a Sotheby`s auction in New York, an evening in which several records were set including one for a work by German artist Sigmar Polke.

Sylvester Stallone to exhibit paintings Sylvester Stallone to exhibit paintings

Hollywood action star Sylvester Stallone will exhibit his art work in Nice, France, from this weekend.

Picasso sets $179 million auction record in New York Picasso sets $179 million auction record in New York

A Picasso masterpiece and a Giacometti statue smashed world records Monday for the most expensive art sold at auction, fetching more than $179 million and $141 million respectively in New York.

NSD launches theatre event to raise funds for Nepal victims NSD launches theatre event to raise funds for Nepal victims

 National School of Drama (NSD) is organising a nine-day theatre extravaganza to raise funds for Nepal earthquake victims.

Tulu Theatre Festival held in Delhi

Delhi Tulu Siri organised 'Delhi Tulu Ranga Parba', a Tulu Theatre Festival, here yesterday.

Burt Reynolds makes rare public appearance at Comic Con Burt Reynolds makes rare public appearance at Comic Con

Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds delighted comic book fans by making his first Comic Con appearance in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Let's commemorate 1857, search for Rani Jhansi's stolen insignia

On March 10, 2014, President Pranab Mukherjee had promised a Citizens Group for 1857 that he would obtain from the government details on how India's First War of Independence will be commemorated.

Family, friends happy for Shashi Kapoor's Dada Saheb Phalke honour Family, friends happy for Shashi Kapoor's Dada Saheb Phalke honour

Shashi Kapoor's family members including nephew Rishi, grand-nephew Ranbir and other Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan today expressed happiness over the veteran actor's Dadasaheb Phalke honour.

Interactive sessions for children at National Museum Interactive sessions for children at National Museum

From storytelling to theatre and from scriptwriting to printmaking, the National Museum is all set to organise summer workshops for children from May 17, organisers said.

Belgian varsity honours Tagore with his statue Belgian varsity honours Tagore with his statue

Belgium’s most prestigious and largest university in the city of Leuven, 26 km from Brussels, has honoured India’s world renowned poet, artist and humanist Rabindranath Tagore by erecting his statue in the university premises.

Abu Dhabi Film Festival discontinued after eight editions

 The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has been scrapped after eight editions during which the event gradually earned a significant spot on the international circuit.

Van Gogh painting fetches $66.3 mn at Sotheby's auction Van Gogh painting fetches $66.3 mn at Sotheby's auction

Sotheby's has sold a Van Gogh painting for $66.3 million, the highest price paid for a work by the Dutch artist since 1998, Efe news agency reported.

All artefacts at Patan Durbar Square 'rescued, safe'

Rubble greets you on entering the now-cordoned off premises of the Patan Durbar Square here which was badly destroyed in the earthquake that jolted this Himalayan nation on April 25. However, all the intricately carved wood panels and other artefacts at this Unesco World Heritage Site are "rescued and safe".

Tagore's love for science to be showcased Tagore's love for science to be showcased

An exhibition highlighting Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's scientific bent of mind will travel through east and northeast India beginning May 9, organisers said on Wednesday.

Van Gogh painting fetches $66 mn at New York auction Van Gogh painting fetches $66 mn at New York auction

A Vincent Van Gogh painting fetched more than $66 million at a New York auction on Tuesday, the most paid for a work by the Dutch post-impressionist artist since 1998.

Looted Nazi painting returned to heir of owner in New York

 A 17th century painting stolen by the Nazis from a Jewish German art curator in Paris who was later murdered at Auschwitz was returned to the late owner`s daughter at a ceremony in New York on Tuesday.



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