Video: Promo of Chetan Bhagat's book
Much as many of us ridicule Bhagat as a lowbrow novelist, the fact is that the man's books sell -- there's probably never a day that'll go by when you don't come across someone reading a Bhagat.
If you have read all his books, you'd probably know that Revolution 2020 is his latest. However if you haven't, it you could well start off with this one.
Set in Varanasi, Revolution 2020 narrates the tale of three childhood friends and how their individual ambitions come in the way of their relationships with each other. Written in classic Chetan Bhagat style, Revolution 2020 had been a bestseller even before its release.
More recently the book came in the news with this 'erotic' and rather intriguing advertisement that we caught floating on the Internet.
Watch Jallikattu:The amazing bull taming
Video: Jallikattu: the amazing bull taming
Jallikattu is the bull taming sport of Tamilnadu. It forms a part of Pongal celebrations. Unlike in Spain, no weapons are used here and the bull is not killed. These bulls are of a special breed and are attackers.
Anoushka Shankar wows Mumbai
Video: Anoushka Shankar
Anoushka Shankar, the celebrated sitar player, mesmerized millions of her fans in a performance held in Mumbai. It was an evening that music connoisseurs had been waiting for. The performance, organized by VH1 Handpicked, was part of her supporting tour for her latest album, 'Traveller', which was released in 2011.
Sunny Leone confirms Jism 2
Video: Sunny Leone
Director Pooja Bhatt has confirmed that Indo-Cannadian porn star Sunny Leone will play the lead in her new film, Jism 2.
Leone came to limelight in India with her stint in the fifth season of controversial reality show Bigg Boss.
She was offered a role in the movie when Mahesh Bhatt entered the show briefly to meet her but it wasn't official at that time.
"Promised the midnight hour but wanted to savor the moment and joy of announcing that Sunny Leone has signed Jism 2! May the speculation end," Pooja wrote on Twitter.
The poster of the film with a mystery girl behind a wet white sheet had became quite popular.
Mahesh Bhatt also tweeted the confirmation: "Sunny Leone is the heroine of Pooja Bhatt's 'Jism 2'. Now watch this brave girl unfold her soul and rise higher and higher."
Leone, whose real name is Karen Malhotra, is upbeat about bagging the lead role.
Anything for votes: SP uses bar girls
Video: SP uses bar girls
As the date for the Assembly elections comes closer in Uttar Pradesh, political parties are leaving no stone unturned to lure the voters. In an attempt to garner support, a candidate of the Samajwadi Party organised a dance programme in Kanpur on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' on Saturday. But what caught the attention were the bar girls, who, wearing skimpy clothes, danced among the crowd and presented vulgar performances. Hitting hard at the party, BJP Kanpur wing Vice-President, Surendra Maithani, said the SP was using cheap tricks to woo voters and they would take up this issue with the election commission.
Flashy rich car Lamborghini Aventador
Video: Lamborghini Aventador
Looking to tap the fast-growing Indian market, Italian luxury sports car-maker Automobili Lamborghini SpA on Thursday launched its latest model, the 'Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4', priced at Rs 3.69 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi), in the country.
"India is an emerging market for sports cars, which is evident from the successful Formula 1 race event. We have already received 20 bookings for the Aventador," Automobili Lamborghini SpA Marketing Manager, South-East Asia and Pacific, James Page said.
Launched globally in March this year, the Aventador has received 1,500 orders worldwide so far, he said, adding that the waiting period in India will be around 18 months