These women love to STRIP
In the fickle world of showbiz, it's rather hard to guage public reaction and determine what works.
Talent, good looks, the 'X-factor' -- everything runs the risk of going unnoticed. But stripping? That works every single time!
Don't believe us? Take a look at these women, who dared to bare and grabbed plenty of eyeballs.
Photographs: Women who love to strip
While she waits for her new film to hit the marquee, item girl and aspiring actress Veena Malik has done yet another sizzling photoshoot.
Only this time, she's supporting homosexual rights!
Photographs: Veena Malik
Listen to Mehdi Hassan
India-born Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan, the melodious voice behind evergreen hits like Patta patta, boota boota and Kab ke Bichhare, died on Wednesday following multiple organ failure at the age of 84.
Hassan, who had millions of fans in India and Pakistan, had been admitted to the Agha Khan Hospital in the southern port city of Karachi some days ago. He had been in a serious condition and was on ventilator.
"My father passed away at 12:22 PM after a long battle against different ailments," his son Arif Hassan said.
Photographs: Mehdi Hassan
The man who killed Mumbai's night life
Returning to his office at Mumbai's police commissionerate after a morning full of court hearings, Special Services Branch's Assistant Commissioner of Police Vasant Dhoble is resigned to answering a barrage of questions from reporters.
All the scribes want a sound byte from the man who is fast becoming the city's most hated policeman.
Dhoble spoke to rediff.com's Vrushali Lad about his recent controversial crackdowns on the city's famed nightlife and the storm of protests from Mumbaikars.
Photographs: ACP Vasant Dhoble
Watch Ramcharan and Upasana
After a grand engagement, Telugu star Ram Charan Teja is all set to tie the knot with Upasana Kamineni on June 14.
His cousin Allu Arjun kicked off the festivites with a party last weekend, where the bride-to-be was introduced to the Telugu film industry.
Photographs: The grand sangeet party