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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......

When US presidents came calling to India

President Obama's coming visit to India has created quite a buzz, here is a look at all past visits of American Presidents to the country Former US president, Dwight D Eisenhower with former Prime......

Globetrotter PM to set a record of sorts

Narendra Modi set to become most-travelled Indian PM in first six months in office. Archis Mohan reports Prime Minister Narendra Modi this month will be undertaking one of the longest ever abroad......

India-USA: A friendship that began way back then

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his historic visit of the United States of America, here’s a look at some landmark visits by Indian prime ministers to the United States of......

My father has a mind of his own: Manmohan's daughter on memoir

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has to make up his mind whether or not he wants to write his autobiography, his daughter Daman Singh has said. "My father has a mind of his own. Am sure whether......

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......

Of PMs and their pet economists

Economists who get too close to prime ministers eventually come to grief after their boss is defeated, say T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan If you look at the list below, not one of the economists who......

Bureaucrats to boardrooms: Murthy on India's remarkable journey

Image: Students wave national flags in Chandigarh. Photograph: Ajay Verma/Reuters India has made a remarkable journey from a top-down system of economic decision-making to one that unleashed our......

FinMin's new A-team to unveil a big bang Budget?

A new team in the finance ministry is in place. But only time will tell whether it can help Jaitley produce a sterling Budget next February and make amends for the disappointment of his first......

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

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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

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

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The varied female avatars of the evergreen Nanda

In March, it will be the second death anniversary of Nanda. Though she is remembered for her guileless innocence, I remember her for the steel that... ...

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Cradle of city's Cong story turns 75

PUNE: This building stood witness to the heady days of India's freedom struggle when Pune was a prominent centre of the Independence movement.... ...

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Obama lands in Delhi, nuclear deal breakthrough likely

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Modi and Kejriwal

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