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Bollywood, beat this! Reunited after 22 years

This is one story that even the late Manmohan Desai, the king of Bollywood potboilers, would have been proud of. Only this time it is for real.On a bright April day in 1981, seven-year-old......

EXCLUSIVE! Obama didn't know of Modi's US visa ban

The President was apparently unaware of the Narendra Modi visa ban controversy till April. Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com has the scoop. President Barack Obama was apparently totally unaware of the raging......

RARE PHOTOS: From Nehru to Modi

The story of India's prime ministers from 1947, told in photographs. Narendra Damodardas Modi is all set to be sworn in as India's prime minister on May 26. Since India attained Independence in......

Modi will be the next PM, says Meghnad Desai

Indian-origin economist Lord Meghnad Desai has said India will get a more ‘decisive leadership’ in Narendra Modi if he takes over as the new prime minister after the general elections......

PM's post: Married candidates need not apply

'There appears to be in the Indian polity a link between being Single and being of prime ministerial timber. It is a trend, a preponderance -- not a statistical verity,' says Dr Shashi K Pande.......

Govt is likely to decontrol sugar industry

Morarji Desai's government in 1977 decontrolled sugar. Now after four decades, the UPA2 led by Manmohan Singh is moving towards deregulation of the sugar industry, which means no dual price of......

Manmohan Singh honours economist Padma Desai

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh joined former Russian Premier Yegor Gaidar and Nobel laureates on Thursday to compliment Padma Desai, described as 'An economist's economist' by Nobel laureate Paul......

A sinking economy has put the UPA in trouble

It's the floundering economy that caused the Congress' grievous loss in the Assembly elections, says Nitin Desai. The verdict of the recent state elections is clear:  the Congress party......

US hails India's Look East policy

US Vice President Joseph R Biden, Jr, on the eve of his visit to India and Singapore, in a major foreign policy address on The United States and the Asia-Pacific, said one of  the reasons......

Budget 2013-14: Chidambaram's 8th; India's 82nd

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday presented his eighth annual budget in Parliament, the second highest by anyone in the country after a record 10 by former Prime Minister Morarji......

Vishal Bhardwaj's next is a homage to Manmohan Desai

If you are intrigued by the title of Vishal Bhardwaj's new film Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola, here's a clue to what it means. It's actually a backhanded compliment to Manmohan Desai.Says a source,......

Bollywood's movie bloopers

Implausibility is the heartbeat of Bollywood's indispensable masala. From Manmohan Desai's celebration of all things illogical to Farah Khan's wide-ranging devotion to spoof, there's no shortage......

Amar Akbar Anthony, now in Bhojpuri

Manmohan Desai's multistarrer blockbuster, Amar Akbar Anthony, will now be remade in Bhojpuri. It will be directed by Manish Jain, and produced byRajesh Sharma under his banner, Show Man......

The man who thought the unthinkable

Out of the 20 films that Manmohan Desai directed in his career span of 29 years (1960-1988), as many as 13 films were stupendous hits. His success ratio was 65 per cent, in an industry where flops......

Amar Akbar Anthony: Whoop-it-up fun!

Dinesh Raheja'Clear your mind of "cannot"' said Hollywood actor Samuel L Jackson. And that is what filmmaker Manmohan Desai did on screen repeatedly, but most notably in Amar Akbar Anthony. He got......

Smith confident of filling in Warne's boots

From being part of the New South Wales squad that won the inaugural Champions League T20 (in 2009) to a member of the Australian team back in the subcontinent to defend its world title, Steven......

Tendulkar is a great ambassador of the game: Smith

South Africa captain Graeme Smith has termed Sachin Tendulkar as " a great ambassador of the game" and said his desire to become a cricketer got wings after watching the Indian batting maestro......

India forgot the future at the Commonwealth Games opening

What India projected at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, says Sheela Bhatt, was a huge Indian mela in all its old shades. It was India. Chaotic, crowded, loud but warm, colourful......

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Q. who was Better Manmohan desai or Manmohan singh ? :-P
Indian Ocean:  A.  more

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Om Shrivastava
Q. if you make a film with Dileep, Amitabh, Mala Sinha, Asha Parekh, Naseeruddin Shah Vinod Khann Tanuja; Who can direct and take care of them in order that they don't quarrel?
Om Shrivastava:  A. manmohan Desai, he always had happy endingmanmohan singh, , pyaaz ne rulaya, inflation ne rulaya, petrol ne rulayakhud khamosh rahe, aur hame bhi bolne na diya more

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Farhaan
Q. V have lost today our yesteryear heroine Nanda who died at the age of 75 years not married as she was going to get married to Producer Director Manmohan Desai but before dat he only died... Film actors & actresses life is just like stars today they shine and 2morrow they dont and in old age one suffers from loneliness and monetary wise...M i rite??
Farhaan:  A. I think only Manmohan Desai can. Remember how he assembled half the industry in the hotel lobby to hear Rafi singing John Johny Janardhan...tararampampam...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/v-have-lost-today-our-yesteryear-heroine-nanda-who-died-at-t/27247481/answers/27350928

shyamvanwari
Q. Jawaharlal Nehru proved that a rich man can become the country's Prime Minister;Lal Bahadur Shastri proved that a poor man can become the Prime Minister;Indira Gandhi proved that a woman can become the Prime Minister;Morarji Desai proved that an old man can become the Prime Minister;Rajiv Gandhi proved that a young man can become the Prime Minister;I.K. Gujral proved that a gentleman can become the Prime Minister;Deve Gowda proved just about anybody can become the Prime Minister;Manmohan Singh has proved that India does not need a Prime Minister!
Shyamvanwari:  A. absolutely right. se the tragedies of parveen babi, mazhar khan, lalita pawar, a. k. hungal, divya bharathi .... the list is endless. all we see is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jawaharlal-nehru-proved-that-a-rich-man-can-become-the-count/26563832/answers/27247493

Tiaa
Q. legendry film maker prakash mehra ! what is his contribution to film industry ?
Tiaa:  A. good observation more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/legendry-film-maker-prakash-mehra--what-is-his-contribution-/26251306/answers/26563839

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'India 2020' programme launched for US-Indo ties

WASHINGTON: A top American think-tank has launched a programme, "India:2020", which will examine short and long term policy priorities for every... ...

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Government Seeks Help from Top Jurors to Revise Bill on Appointment of Judges

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi is also taking part in the deliberations. New Delhi : Top jurists, including former Chief Justices of India,... ...

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Modi's institutional designs

There is at least one institutional sense in which Modi seems to depart from Indira Gandhi. Unlike her erosion of federalism, Modi has repeatedly... ...

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