Monday, September 24, 2012

Air Kerala To Raise Funds As Initial Capital

Air Kerala is planning to raise R200 Cr as initial capital which would start operations with five leased aircraft flying to the Middle East.

Of this initial investment, 26% of share will come from the government, public sector institutions and the Cochin International Airport Ltd (Cial), while the rest will be held by shareholders.

The shareholder are expected to invest minimum of R10,000. The face value of the shares will however remain Rs 10, but each investor is expected to purchase at least 1,000 shares.

Thilakan passes away

(File photo) Thilakan - DC
Renowned Malayalam stage and film actor Thilakan died at a private hospital here following a cardiac arrest in the wee hours of Monday. He was 77. He is survived by two sons and two daughters.
Thilakan had been battling for life at the hospital where he was admitted on August 23 after he had suffered two heart attacks. He had been on and off ventilator since then and had an attack of pneumonia. The end came at 3.35 am Monday morning.
Career of 50 years
Thilakan has acted in more than 200 Malayalam films in his career that spanned over 50 years. Thilakan, who began his acting career in his intermediate days, had been associated with several drama troupes in his early days including the pro-Left Kerala Peoples' Arts Centre (KPAC).
He entered the filmdom in 1979 with a minor role in K.G. George's Ulkadal. He had also won several national and state awards.
Perumthachan, Yavanika, Kireedam, Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu, Moonnampakkam, Kilukkam and Indian Rupee are some of the notable films he acted in.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

French magazine publishes topless pictures of Kate Middleton

French magazine publishes topless pictures of Kate Middleton

A French magazine today published topless pictures of the latest entrant to the British royal family, Kate Middleton, raising hackles in Buckingham Palace which threatened legal action. The celebrity magazine 'Closer' printed grainy pictures of 30-year-old Kate, now Duchess of Cambridge, topless at the terrace of a French chateau which were taken during the Royal couple's holiday last week in France, The Sun reported. The magazine published four photographs of the couple with Kate topless in most of them with a caption 'See...future Queen of England as you have never seen her...and as you will never see her again'. The tabloid said that William and Kate were staying in Provence at a chateau owned by Lord Linley, the Queen's nephew, ahead of their Diamond Jubilee tour of Asia-Pacific and were told about the magazine's plan to publish the photos during breakfast in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Declaring the publishing of the photos as amounting to "crossing the red line" a dismayed St James Palace in a statement described the act by the magazine as "grotesque and totally

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Asif Ali and Zama Engagement Exclusive Photo gallery

Asif Ali's Engagement with Zama Mazreen images
Asif Ali's Engagement with Zama Mazreen imagesAsif Ali's Engagement with Zama Mazreen images  Young heart throb of malayalam cinema Asif Ali also turned his foots to the path of wedding as his engagement was taken place on Sept 9 with Zama Mazreen. Engagement was held in Flora Airport Hotel, Kochi as it was a private ceremony and attended by family members and close relatives.
As per the reports wedding date is around next year and its proceedings will be revealed later. As per the reports, Zama Mazreen who is a native of Malabar and Studying BBA in Calicut. Asif Ali who made 
his debut with the malayalam movie "Rithu", then never looked back and climbed the ladder with the success of "Katha Thudarunu", "Salt N Pepper", "Traffic" and His recent release is "Ozhimuri" directed by Madhupal. we are leaving you with some stills of this engagement of Asif Ali with Zama Mazreen.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Jassie Gift – Athulya Wedding Photo

Jassie Gift – Athulya Wedding Photo
South Indian Music director and singer Jassie Gift got married to Athulya on 11 September, 2012. Jassie Gift composed music for Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu songs and won the Best Music Director award in The Bangalore Times Film Awards 2011. He gained public attention with his song Lajjavathiye in the film 4 the people.

Sunday, September 09, 2012

‘Air Kerala’ project, Government will consider reviving says CM

Air Kerala
 Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said the government will consider the proposal to revive the plans for ‘Air Kerala’, the state’s own airline company. He was speaking at the 18th annual general meeting of the Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) here on Saturday. The project will be implemented jointly by the state government and the CIAL. CIAL managing director V J Kurian has been asked to conduct a feasibility study of the project, he added.
 At a time when the mega projects and the land acquisition policy of the state government is in the limelight, the Chief Minister said that the market price will be given for the acquired land and those who give land for the projects will be the first beneficiary.
The CIAL announced 16 per cent dividend to its shareholders. The company’s total turnover during 2011-12 fiscal year was `276 crore. Growth in revenue was 13 per cent compared to the previous year. The profit has crossed `100 crore. Passenger traffic through the airport increased by nine per cent. About 4.72 million passengers used the airport during the last fiscal year.

T20 World Cup 2012 Schedule

T20 World Cup 2012 Schedule | ICC World Twenty20 Time Table
Cricket now is mostly about the alluring abbreviate adaptation of the bold alleged T20 cricket. With the T20 World Cup animadversion at the aperture which is to alpha from the September 18, 2012 in Sri Lanka, the expectations from accommodating nations from all beyond the World are humongous. The T20 World Cup agenda has been declared by the ICC which will host 27 matches in the aeon of September-October this year. There has been abundant altercation about the Twenty20 World Cup agenda area aggregation managements are in connected altercation with the ICC to ensure a fair T20 agenda in adjustment to abstain fatigue. The Future Candid Tour Programs (FTP) is the operational physique and developer of the World Twenty20 accessories for the World Cup this year.
The aboriginal bout is traveling to be played amid Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka on September 18 as the countdown bout of the Cup. Critics accept already started the accusation bold accusatory too abundant of candid abnormally Twenty20 candid is the basis for fatigue a part of players and the T20 World Cup time table should be advised in adjustment to save cricket. The 20 odd day continued clash will be assured with the final bout played at the Premdasa Stadium on October 7. The T20 World Cup accessories cover accommodating nations like Sri Lanka (the host), Zimbabwe, Australia, Ireland, Afghanistan, India, South Africa, New Zealand, Bangladesh, West Indies, Pakistan and England. Despite the T20 agitation of IPL donning the candid World at present, the T20 World Cup is accepted to bandy a lot of surprises off the shore

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Big B may play Pak national in Resul Pookutty's film

Bid B May Play Pak National In Resul Pookutty Film Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is likely to essay the role of a Pakistani national in Oscar winning sound designer Resul Pookutty's directorial debut.

Industry is abuzz that Bachchan will play a Pakistani national in Resul Pookutty's film, with the actor verbally agreeing for it.

"He (Resul) had come to me...he had met me. He wanted to make a film with me. We had some discussions but nothing has been finalised yet," Bachchan said in an interview here last night.

Pookutty, who bagged an Academy award for best sound mixing, had said, "I have approached Mr Bachchan for the film that I want to direct.

The character is from another country but it is not a political film. It is an extremely human subject that touches the lives of people on both sides of the border."

The film will be an emotional one dealing with the relationship between a father and son.

Meanwhile, the 69-year-old actor might play the role of an aging Shakespearean stage actor in Mahesh Manjrekar's screen adaptation of celebrated play Natsamrat, penned by V V Shirwadkar. Bachchan had played a similar role in 'The Last Lear'.

‘Matinee’ to feature Dulqar and Maqbool

After the successful launch of Dulqar Salman through their hit movie 'Second Show',  AOPL,  the production company which had made an impressive debut into Malayalam with the recent few notable films are in the plans to bring together Dulqar Salman with his cousin brother Maqbool. Both of them will be coming together for the movie titled 'Matinee' to be directed by debutante Aneesh Upasana. The crew of the movie will soon start the shoot for this movie by the first weeks of September'.
Maqbool had earlier made an impressive debut with the film 'Asuravithu'. He also have some more projects under his kitty including 'Vennmegha Charathu'  directed by Martin Chalissery and 'Preview' by  Hashim Marikkar.
Meanwhile, Dulqar who is enjoying the sweet success of his 'Ustad Hotel' is currently in the sets of his new movie  'Theevram'.

Movie Titled 'Matinee' to be Directed by Debutante Aneesh Upasana
Popular fashion photographer Aneesh Upasana is making his directorial debut through 'Matinee'. Based on a real life incident, the flick will see Mythili essaying a powerful role. 

A source close to the development says, "This role will definitely take Mythili to places. She has even undergone a rigorous workshop to prepare for the role." The movie also starsMaqbool Salmaan in a prominent role. "There are so many things that we don't know about cinema. We hear only about the winners and losers in this field. Many other interesting stories are intertwined there," the source adds.

Sunday, September 02, 2012

Actor Sheela to join Congress

Congress in Kerala is set to get a dash of glamour with actor Sheela deciding to join the party.
The actor, who had done some of the most unforgettable roles in Malayalam cinema, met senior Congress leader and Defence Minister A.K. Antony in New Delhi on Saturday and later told TV channels that she had been planning to enter politics for quite sometime now. “I wish to do something for the people, particularly women,” she said.
About her preference for the Congress, Ms. Sheela said she found the party most acceptable as it had been around for long as a major political player. She also made it clear that she was not entering politics to make money.
“Those who come into politics from the film field do so not for money because they can make more money from cinema. It is also not for fame for there is much more fame to earned in cinema,” the ace actor of yesteryear said.
Ms. Sheela, who is still active in cinema, said she would move to Thiruvananthapuram soon.

Saturday, September 01, 2012

Actor Kalabhavan Mani's mother died

Popular actor Kalabhavan Mani's mother, Ammini died today of old age diseases. She was eighty. Wife of late Chenathunaadu kunnishery Veetil Raman, the cremation of the deceased will be held on Friday. Apart from Mani, she is survived by  Thankamany, Santha, Leela, Sharadha, Anmini and Ramakrishanan.
IndiaGlitz joins Mollywood fraternity in condoling the death of Ammini, who gifted a talented actor and singer to Malayalam cinema. May her soul rest in peace.

Air Force choppers in mid-air collision in Guj, 6 dead (photos)

 Two Indian Air Forcechoppers - Mi-17s were involved in a mid-air collision near Jamnagar in Gujarat. Initial reports suggest that 6 AIF personnel died in the crash.
Reports suggest that the collision might have occurred as the choppers were flying dangerously close to each other. Following the incident, both copters crashed down in a big fireball after their fans collided with each other. The choppers were on training sortie when the fatal crash occurred. SeniorAir Force officials have rushed to the spot. 
The bodies are yet to be extracted from thechoppers. The fire has been extinguished. More details on the exact reason of the accident will be ascertained once the black box is recovered from the mangled remains of the air force chopper

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