Milkha Singh thankful to Obama for mentioning him in his speech

A pleasantly surprised Milkha Singh on Tuesday said that United States President Barack Obama mentioning him as one of the national icons was all the more satisfying as it came from an inspiring personality like him

Milkha Singh happy to have been mentioned by Barack Obama as national icon
Milkha Singh happy to have been mentioned by Barack Obama as national icon

A pleasantly surprised Milkha Singh on Tuesday said that United States President Barack Obama mentioning him as one of the national icons was all the more satisfying as it came from an inspiring personality like him.

US President Barack Obama hails Milkha Singh, Mary Kom
US President Barack Obama hails Milkha Singh, Mary Kom

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday hailed two Indian sportspersons – Milkha Singh, Mary Kom – during the town hall meet at Siri Fort auditorium.

I didn't support Sarita Devi's refusal to accept medal: Rahul Dravid
I didn't support Sarita Devi's refusal to accept medal: Rahul Dravid

Former cricket captain Rahul Dravid feels that Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi didn't do the right thing by refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Incheon Asian Games in October, last year.

Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra named best actors at Screen Awards
Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra named best actors at Screen Awards

Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra won the Best Actor awards at 21st Annual Screen Awards that took place at Bandra Kurla Complex here Wednesday night.

'Mary Kom' is for my dad: Priyanka Chopra
'Mary Kom' is for my dad: Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra, who played the main lead in the film `Mary Kom` has dedicated its success to her late father Ashok Chopra.

Mary Kom hints at retirement after 2016 Olympics
Mary Kom hints at retirement after 2016 Olympics

Olympic Bronze medallist boxer M C Mary Kom on Monday said she may retire after 2016 Olympics in Brazil though she's yet to take a final decision.

I enjoy taking decisions as a producer: Priyanka Chopra
I enjoy taking decisions as a producer: Priyanka Chopra

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is all set for her maiden production venture 'Madamji', which is currently in pre-production stage.

Omung to begin filming by October

"Mary Kom" fame director Omung Kumar says he will start shooting his next film, based on World War II, by mid-October 2015.

Omung Kumar to turn producer with sports-based film
Omung Kumar to turn producer with sports-based film

Omung Kumar, who made a successful directorial debut in Bollywood with ‘Mary Kom’ earlier this year, says he will turn producer with his next movie, which also a sports-based tale.

Shishir Sharma to enter 'Shastri Sisters'

Noted actor Shishir Sharma is all set to enter TV show 'Shastri Sisters' as a corrupt politician.

'India can produce more Mary Koms'
'India can produce more Mary Koms'

 India has the potential to produce many Mary Koms, the Asian Games gold medal winning boxer from Manipur said Sunday.

Want to inspire future actresses to take risks: Priyanka Chopra
Want to inspire future actresses to take risks: Priyanka Chopra

Fresh from the success of 'Mary Kom', Priyanka Chopra says it is her goal to do more meaningful films and inspire future actresses to take up challenging roles in Bollywood.

Whatever happened with me shouldn’t be repeated with others: Manoj Kumar’s message to Kapil Dev

Indian boxer Manoj Kumar caused a stir recently when he lashed out at former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev, who led the committee that refused to give the coveted Arjuna award to the 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist.

Mary Kom, Vivek Oberoi to be guests on Tara Sharma's show

Celebrity parents like M.C. Mary Kom and Vivek Oberoi will be among the guests on the third season of former actress Tara Sharma's show on parenting, "The Tara Sharma Show".

`Halla Bol 2` first episode inspired by Mary Kom?
`Halla Bol 2` first episode inspired by Mary Kom?

After creating ripples on the big screen, the story of boxing champ M.C. Mary Kom seems to be headed to the small screen. The makers of "Halla Bol 2" have taken cue from her story for it's pilot episode.

'Bajirao Mastani' role one of my hardest ever: Priyanka
'Bajirao Mastani' role one of my hardest ever: Priyanka

  Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra says her character in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming love saga 'Bajirao Mastani' is one of her most difficult roles and working on the film is draining.

Main aim is to qualify for Rio Games: Mary Kom
Main aim is to qualify for Rio Games: Mary Kom

After clinching an elusive gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, star woman boxer M C Mary Kom is confident of getting back into the ring next year by recovering from her current injuries and qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

I too want to be a zombie: Priyanka Chopra
I too want to be a zombie: Priyanka Chopra

She is someone who enjoys the star status in Bollywood but the critically-acclaimed actress Priyanka Chopra wishes to become a zombie for their inability to feel.