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'Pataakha' song Hello Hello wastes Malaika's hot moves

When Malaika Arora performs on an item number it’s time for wolf whistles. Alas, we can't say the same about her ‘comeback’ song ‘Hello Hello’ from ‘Pataakha’ though.

Composed by Vishal Bhardwaj, the zany number is sung by 'Beedi Jalaile' (Omkara) fame Rekha Bhardwaj and penned by Gulzar and choreographed by Ganesh Acharya. And, it's unfortunate that despite having such experts on board, Vishal fails to give us the 'item number' of the year.

I thank SRK for giving me Bigg Boss: Salman Khan

Superstar Salman Khan said Tuesday that it was not him but his good friend Shah Rukh Khan who was the first choice as the host of popular reality show Bigg Boss.

The 52-year-actor said Shah Rukh was suppose to replace megastar Amitabh Bachchan as the host after the season three of the show but things could not materialise as he was busy shooting for a film.

"I have recently come to know that the one who was originally supposed to be signed for Bigg Boss was Shah Rukh Khan. He was the first choice. But at that time, he was shooting in Prague and he had a shoulder injury.

Need to learn art of crossing the line: Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli said his team cannot be satisfied with just competing overseas and it has to learn the art of crossing the line in pressure situation.

India suffered a 60-run loss in the fourth Test on Sunday after being dismissed for 184 while chasing a victory target of 245 set by England.

It cost India the series 3-1 and Kohli said that they need to understand situation whilst at the crease and not after the game.

Ajmer Dargah to get a facelift soon

Ajmer Dargah is soon going to get a facelift as an MoU was signed between Hindustan Zinc, Ajmer Dargah Committee and Municipal Corporation Ajmer to spend Rs. 5.68 crores to convert Dargah Ajmer Sharif into Swacch Iconic Places  under Swachh Bharat Mission.

Important for women to be fearless: Kareena

Kareena Kapoor Khan believes in challenging the norms, be it with her film choices like Chameli, Asoka and Jab We Met, or her decision to flaunt her baby bump, and the actor says it is necessary for women to be fearless to succeed in their lives.

The 37-year-old actor says women should not shy away from living life on their own terms and even fight, if need be.

‘Magic’ Johnson, women’s relay team burn track; hockey flops

There was no stopping the gold rush from track-and-field as India exceeded all expectations for its best Asian Games performance in close to seven decades but heartbreak in hockey took some sheen off the country’s sprint past the previous edition’s medal haul on Thursday.

Swapna, Arpinder are stars with a golden run

Heptathlete Swapna Barman added a dash of heroism to her historic gold medal, triple jumper Arpinder Singh personified the predictability that comes with a favourite tag, while sprinter Dutee Chand continued to rediscover herself as track-and-field remained India's happy hunting ground at the 18th Asian Games here.

The surprise story of the day was table tennis where old warhorse A Sharath Kamal and new sensation Manika Batra broke new grounds, giving India a first ever mixed doubles medal at the Asiad -- a bronze.

Manjit wins gold silver for Sindhu, Jinson

Manjit Singh upstaged pre-race favourite compatriot Jinson Johnson to win gold in men's 800m in a 1-2 finish for India in the event in Jakarta on Tuesday. The 28-year-old Manjit ran his personal best time of 1 minute and 46.15 seconds to win his maiden major international medal.

Neeraj spearheads India’s athletics medal swell

Farmer’s son Neeraj Chopra harvested another record-smashing gold in javelin throw as India’s track-and-field athletes delivered a clutch of medals, while badminton ace PV Sindhu advanced to a historic final on a brilliant day for India at the 18th Asian Games here.

Neeraj’s gold and three other athletics silver medals, along with Saina Nehwal’s badminton singles bronze, propelled India’s overall medal count to 41 (8 gold, 13 silver and 20 bronze).

Setting the tracks on fire

Hima Das shone the brightest with a brand new record to her name, Muhammed Anas did enough to hold on to his status of a regional force and Dutee Chand won another battle of relevance on a jinx-breaking day for India at the Asian Games.

It was a day when India counted the silvers, a total of five, even though there was no gold in the tally. The country took the ninth spot in the overall standings with 36 medals to its credit, including seven gold, 10 silver and 19 bronze.