Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini stokes row, calls Mughal emperor Akbar characterless

The BJP leader accused Akbar of involving in notorious activities in the Meena Bazaar, an all-women market that was held during the Mughal era.

Jun 07, 2019, 07:58 AM IST

'Mughal-e-Azam' returns to stage for 175th show

Ali seconds her while thrusting on the importance of "clear and honest communication".

Apr 04, 2019, 23:57 PM IST

Raza Murad turns romantic hero, was craving to do 'something different'

His tall frame, unique baritone and casting as a villain in multiple films left Raza Murad caught in the stereotype web that most actors struggle to break. It is after many years in the film industry, that the veteran actor has got a chance to play a romantic, vulnerable and innocent man in "Uncle On The Rocks".

Nov 06, 2018, 00:26 AM IST

On Maharana Pratap's birth anniversary, UP CM Yogi Adityanath says 'vidharmi' Akbar wasn't great; sparks row

CM Adityanath made the statement while addressing an RSS gathering to mark the Mewar king's birth anniversary.

Jun 15, 2018, 14:13 PM IST

Yogi Adityanath praises Maharana Pratap, says Akbar, Babar were invaders

Aurangzeb and Babar were "invaders" and the youngsters should follow the path shown by leaders like Maharana Pratap, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said.

May 10, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Jodhabai was actually Portuguese, not a Rajput princess, claims book

Princess Jodhabai, often referred to as one of Emperor Akbar's wives and the mother of his son Jahangir, whose life was portrayed onscreen by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Bollywood film "Jodha-Akbar", could have been a fictitious character, necessitated by convenient historical narratives during the Moghul era, a new book has claimed.

Apr 03, 2017, 11:00 AM IST

'Akbar' to haul heritage train to mark 150 yrs of train svcs in Delhi

"Akbar", one of the the oldest steam locomotives of railways, will haul a heritage train from Safdarjung and Old Delhi stations this month to commemorate 150 years of train services in the Delhi region.

Aug 02, 2015, 11:52 AM IST

Maharana Pratap more inspirational than Akbar: Rajasthan Guv

 Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh has compared Maharana Pratap with Mughal emperor Akbar, saying the Rajput ruler was more "inspirational" to the nation than Akbar with the suffix "great".

Jun 29, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

Maharana Pratap source of inspiration to nation, not Akbar: Rajasthan Governor

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh has compared Maharana Pratap with Mughal emperor Akbar, saying the Rajput ruler was "inspirational" to the nation than Akbar with the suffix "great".

Jun 29, 2015, 18:46 PM IST

If Akbar can be called 'Great' then why not Maharana Pratap, asks Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has opened up a new debate by calling for a relook at history so that Rajput warrior Maharana Pratap gets the credit he deserves.

May 18, 2015, 10:19 AM IST

Replace history books written by Britishers: Subramanian Swamy

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday advocated replacing history books written by Britishers in pre-Independence era, alleging they had "distorted" facts about India.

Dec 27, 2014, 21:59 PM IST

Nirbhay Wadhwa bags role in '...Maharana Pratap'

After mythological show “Mahabharat”, actor Nirbhay Wadhwa is all set to enter historical drama “Bharat Ka Veer Putra Maharana Pratap”.

Dec 17, 2014, 18:46 PM IST

Krip Suri 'privileged' to play Akbar on Television

Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Actor Krip Suri, who is playing Akbar in the "Bharat Ka Veer Putra Maharana Pratap" historical show, will be shwowcasing the negative side of the Mughal emperor and says it's t

Nov 01, 2014, 19:23 PM IST

Rajat Tokas does a dabangg!

While his onscreen image is one of imperial royalty, Rajat Tokas aka Akbar of Zee TV’s 'Jodha Akbar', was seen in a jovial mood on the sets and posed for the shutter-bugs in a Dabangg avatar.

Jan 07, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

Arish watched movies to play Akbar perfectly

Actor Arish Bhiwandiwala, currently seen as young Akbar in historical TV show `Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap`, says watching `Jodhaa Akbar` and `Mughal-e-Azam` helped him get under the skin of the character.

Oct 21, 2013, 19:20 PM IST

Arish Bhiwandiwala to play young Akbar in TV show

Child actor Arish Bhiwandiwala, who played the young Hrithik Roshan in the remake version of `Agneepath` will be now seen as teen Akbar in television show `Bharat Ka Veer Putra-Maharana Pratap`.

Oct 17, 2013, 14:33 PM IST

TV`s Maharana Pratap fan of Bollywood`s Akbar!

Actor Faisal Khan, who is happy to play the titular role in new TV show ‘Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap’.

May 28, 2013, 15:06 PM IST

Fatehpur Sikri was once a Jain pilgrimage centre: Book

Fatehpur Sikri, that Mughal emperor Akbar established as his capital and is now a World Heritage site 32 km from here, was once a "flourishing trade and Jain pilgrimage centre", a new book says.

Feb 27, 2013, 11:41 AM IST

Akbar`s deserted capital gets new tourist lounge

For tourists visiting Mughal emperor Akbar`s deserted capital Fatehpur Sikri, a new facility was opened by Le Passage to India (LPTI), India`s premium award winning `destination management` company.

Dec 17, 2012, 08:50 AM IST

`Akbar` ready to roll out for tiger sighting at Sariska

After overhauling, one of the last surviving steam locomotives of the country is all set to travel to the national capital for its journey towards Alwar carrying tourists for tiger sighting at Sariska.

Sep 16, 2012, 15:02 PM IST