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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......

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......

New whine from old aunts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being accused of wrong things. His main problem is his view of himself, says T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan Show me the man and I will show you the rule is an old game in......

When Narasimha Rao joked about firing Manmohan

The Emergency came as a surprise to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who saw an atmosphere of fear in the country during which there were many "arbitrary arrests and detentions", says a new......

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......

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......

40 Years Ago... And now: L&T, graveyard of corporate raiders

Larsen & Toubro has managed to fend off hostile takeover bids from renowned corporate groups in the past 4 decades.  Image: L&T’s Metro Rail Project. Photograph: Courtesy, Larsen &......

Why the Planning Commission failed to meet expectations

The Planning Commission has not been central to the policymaking process since the mid-1960s, says Nitin Desai. In his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the end of the......

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......

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

  Web results for Manmohan Desai
L&T - The graveyard of corporate raiders

In 1987, a move by Manu Chhabria to pick up a one per cent stake in Larsen & Toubro (L&T) triggered multiple controversies that ended only 16 years... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/40-years-ago-and-now-l-t-the-graveyard-of-corporate-raiders-114091700011_1.html
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh'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.... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-dad-has-a-mind-of-his-own-former-prime-minister-manmohan-singh-s-daughter-on-memoir-2018780
Smart leaders

We have been here before. Twenty-two years before Narendra Modi's red carpet, not red tape pledge in Tokyo, Time magazine complimented Manmohan... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140913/jsp/opinion/story_18827513.jsp
Fight Modi Govt's Onslaught on Public Sector

AN extended meeting of the trade unions of Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSU) was held at BTR Bhavan, New Delhi from August 30 to 31. Around... ...

http://peoplesdemocracy.in/2014/0914_pd/fight-modi-govt%E2%80%99s-onslaught-public-sector
Watch the super-hit action-drama film Naseeb on Ze...

View all Zee Classic Naseeb is a 1981 Bollywood action drama film produced and directed by Manmohan Desai. The film has large star-cast,... ...

http://www.gr8mag.com/posts.php?id=2575

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