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Salman Khan worried about 'Jai Ho' success According to Press Trust of India Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is worried if his forthcoming film ‘Jai Ho’ doesn’t fare well at the box-office. The 48-year-old actor said he really wants his film to get a good response as he is immensely attached to it. “It is said that the most favourite film of the actor hasn’t worked, so that fear is also there. So far it’s not happened with me, but there will be a time that it will happen. I hope this doesn’t happen with me with this film, because I really like it,” the ‘Dabangg’ star told media. Khan claims though the film’s genre isn’t new yet it is quite different from his previous releases. “The film has a lot of action, comedy, romance etc, and yet is not in the same format as my earlier films," he added.The film’s advance booking is reportedly at peak and ...

Great Urdu writer Maulana Azad remembered ISLAMABAD: Renowned Urdu writer Maulana Muhammad Hussain Azad remembered on his death anniversary on January 22nd.He wrote prose as well as poetry but he is mostly remembered for his prose. His contribution and impact is immense to Urdu literature and prose in particular.He is famous for his masterpiece Aab-e-Hayat. It is regarded as the most frequently printed and most widely read book of Urdu because of its numerous qualities, which make it a constant companion ...

Beckham off to Peckham in British sitcom LONDON: Football icon David Beckham is to appear in a one-off special of "Only Fools and Horses", one of Britain's best-loved television comedies, the BBC said Tuesday.The former England captain, who retired last May, joins the show's wheeler-dealer Trotter brothers in a "greasy spoon" cafe in their native Peckham in south London.Pictures show the ex-Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder joining the Trotters at a table with mugs, sauce bottles and a copy of the ...

Johnny Depp engaged to wed Amber Heard: report LOS ANGELES: Hollywood actor Johnny Depp and the actress Amber Heard are engaged to be married, People magazine reported."They couldn't be happier to be engaged and excited to share the rest of their lives together. Amber has really taken well to the kids and really enjoys spending time with them," the People report said, citing an unnamed source.Representatives for Depp, 50, and Heard, 27, did not immediately confirm the report.Depp, a veteran whose diverse career ...

Yoko Ono asks Japan dolphin fishermen to stop TOKYO: The Japanese widow of John Lennon on Monday added her voice to pleas to dolphin fishermen that they stop their hunt, days after the US ambassador to Tokyo waded into the row.Yoko Ono published an open letter to the men of Taiji, the small town made famous by the Oscar-winning film 'he Cove'which depicts the annual bloodbath, in which she urged them to halt the cull for the 'future of Japan'Ono said the hunt, ...

Italian conductor Claudio Abbado dies aged 80 ROME: Italian conductor Claudio Abbado, whose stellar career took him from La Scala opera house to the Berlin Philharmonic to the Vienna State Opera, died on Monday at the age of 80, a close collaborator told AFP."I found out half an hour ago from his personal doctor. This is such a painful moment," said a tearful Attilia Giuliani, head of the Abbadiani association, who first met Abbado in 1988.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014

'Ride Along' rolls over 'Jack Ryan' to win U.S. weekend box office LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK: "Ride Along," a buddy cop comedy starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, collected $41.2 million in ticket sales to win the weekend box office race, leaving another new release, political thriller "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," in the dust.Last week's box office winner, the Afghanistan war tale "Lone Survivor," was second with ticket sales of $23.2 million, according to studio estimates provided by tracking firm Rentrak.In a weekend crowded with four new films, ...


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