A still from Mersal

Mersal: Vijay makes this entertainer seem terrific

Ultimately an entertaining commercial film that rides on Vijay's solid performance and Atlee's slick storytelling.

Rohit Padaki’s format is less familiar and watching this film will be an encouragement for the attempt.

Dayavittu Gaminisi: Sincere attempt at a new kind of storytelling

Rohit Padaki’s format is less familiar and watching this film will be an encouragement for the attempt.

Golmaal Again reunites the old guard of Devgn, Warsi, Kapoor, and Talpade, to add a fourth film to the shoddy franchise. Joining them for part 4 are Kunal Khemu, Tabu, and Parineeti Chopra.

Golmaal Again: Beyond redemption

All a discerning viewer can hope for is that a sequel isn’t made for this one. Four parts of pure torture are bad enough.

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Amy Jackson wraps 2.0, in Canada to shoot 'Supergirl'

The actress, who has wrapped work on Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer "2.0", will be seen as Saturn Girl in "Supergirl".

Actress Amy Jackson, who has wrapped work on Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer '2.0', is now in Canada to shoot a new episode for superhero action-adventure television series 'Supergirl'.
Poster of Paakhi Tyrewala's film, 'Pahuna'.
Pahuna, Mukkabaaz in film fest in NY

The films feature in India Kaleidoscope Film Festival.

Rani Mukherji's father passes away at 84

Filmmaker Ram Mukerji passed away today early morning.

Ram had also directed and produced Rani's debut film, 'Biyer Phool' in 1996.
Weinstein: How misogyny has come to define cinema industry

In fact, around the world, show-biz has proved to be one of the arenas most vulnerable to male domination. It is one in which fame, power and money come together.

Ousted co-chairman Harvey Weinstein (File photo | AP)
Shah Rukh also expressed his desire to have a telephonic conversation with Aruna after doctor's permissions. 
SRK sends video message to Aruna

Cancer stricken Aruna's biggest wish was to see the star.

Oscars a chore every time: Susan Sarandon

Sarandon says decking up for Oscars is boring for her.

Susan Sarandon poses with US actor Richard Gere, during the photo call to promote their film ''Arbitrage', at the 60th San Sebastian Film Festival Cinema in San Sebastian northern Spain. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
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Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech during the opening session of China's 19th Party Congress| AP

Viral smartphone game lets ordinary Chinese "clap" for President Xi

WeChat messaging app giant rolled out a game this week that lets users clap for Xi as he renders his 3 and a half hour speech in the Communist Party Congress.

Apple Watch app notification saves US man's life

A man in US has claimed an Apple Watch app notification saved his life after it detected signs of a life-threatening blood clot in his lungs and alerted him to get medical attention.
 

145-kg woman sits on nine-year-old cousin and causes death

Posey told investigators that her cousin, Dericka Lindsay, had been misbehaving, so she decided to sit on top of the child as punishment.

Deporting Rohingya refugees is a step in the right direction

New Delhi’s decision to deport Rohingya Muslim refugees and its refusal to open border for more to come in, is in the interest of national security.

As desi as it gets

Exclusive excerpts from Pukka Indian, which defines India through 100 things simple and complex.

People in India were expressing dismay in social media over the last weekend.

FIFA U-17 World Cup

Members of Mali's soccer team. Photo | AP)

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Mali reap dividends of homework & hard work

Runners-up in the 2015 U-17 World Cup, Mali was not a serious entity for lovers of the game in India before the start of the tournament.

Mali players vie for the ball against Ghana in the quarterfinal match at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati on Saturday. | Photo: PTI

Rain plays havoc, Ghana wonder why match wasn't called off

Mali played Ghana after 24 hours of almost incessant rain making the ball stop awkwardly and forcing players to adjust to the lack of bounce.

Seeking their fourth title, Brazil have been living upto the expectations by winning all their group matches.|EPS

A mix of Joga Bonito and Samba is the soul of Brazilian football

The Under-17 team displayed the magic of their footwork against Honduras in the pre-quarterfinals when Alan was on song.

Jadon Sancho. (Twitter/Edvard)

England's Jadon Sancho issue: When Borussia Dortmund has the last laugh

Jadon Sancho who recently joined Borussia Dortmund from Manchester City was called back inspite of the ongoing U17 World Cup.

Salt Lake in Kolkata. | PTI

Salt Lake's pride: Two teams with one soul as Brazil take on Germany

Penalties would be cruel, but the occasion demands no less drama. This is Brazil versus Germany after all.

Mali players celebrate after scoring a goal against Ghana during their FIFA U17 World Cup quarterfinal match at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati on Saturday.

Mali advance to semifinals after 2-1 win over Ghana

The result meant that Mali remain the last team standing from Africa and is a repeat of the African Cup of Nations final where Mali beat Ghana.