Panaji, Feb 13, Long parades of gaily coloured floats with masked dancers led by King Momo or king of the carnival took to the streets of sunny Goa Saturday, signalling the start of its famous colourful carnival.
It’s decided. Bipasha Basu has been chosen as the female lead in Rohan Sippy’s ‘Dum Maro Dum’. She will be starring in the film as a Goan junkie opposite Telugu actor Rana Daggubati. The movie also stars Abhishek Bachchan, Pratik and Aditya Pancholi.
Panaji, Feb 12, Twenty one Shiv Sainiks were arrested Friday after they protested against the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer “My Name Is Khan” outside a multiplex screening it here.
Panaji, Feb 10, The kin of two alleged tiger poachers had gone to meet state Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane after a case was registered against them, a couple of months following the killing of a tiger in Goa.
Feb 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It’s been a downpour of appreciations for actor Sampath for his astounding performance of a homosexual in his recent release ‘Goa’. The film is directed by Venkat Prabhu and is produced by Soundarya Rajinikanth of Orcher Studios. It’s tale of 3 youngsters eloping from their village to Goa just for the sake of marrying foreign missies.
Bhopal, Feb 3, Indian football team captain Bhaichung Bhutia has shown interest in Madhya Pradesh government’s offer to start a football academy here.
Panaji, Feb 3, With trance music festivals in Goa becoming notorious for sale of drugs during events, the three-day non-stop music festival beginning Feb 5 in a forest area near Agonda beach has come under the police radar.
Feb 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In recent times, it seems that there has been a dearth of new singers in Kollywood, as many versatile and veteran singers are making a comeback after a long sabbatical.
Feb 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It turned out to be an unexpected weekend as the most anticipated film ‘Goa’ dashed downs the hopes of film buffs. With Venkat Prabhu’s previous films ‘Chennai 600028’ and ‘Saroja’ making it big on box office, producer Soundarya Rajinikanth diverted in all the resources to this project, now with unfavorable reviews the box-office collections have taken a freefall resulting in empty theaters.
Followed by the grand releases of Pongal, the entire town is gearing up for the next set of films slated to hit screens soon. Well, this weekend is sure to be a fun-filled moment for film buffs as Venkat Prabhu’s ‘Goa’ and RJ Shiva’s ‘Tamil Padam’ have been acclaimed as the best comedy entertainers.