Articles about Sanjeev Kumar

One of the greatest actors of the Indian cinema, Sanjeev Kumar is the recipient of two National Film Awards for Best Actor. Popularly known as Haribhai in the industry, he started his career with IPTA before joining the Indian National Theatre. He got famous for playing the roles of older men. In 1960, the film 'Hum Hindustani' marked the debut of Kumar in Bollywood, but he played a minor role. In the film 'Nishan', he played the lead role. In the following year, he entered the Gujarati film industry. In 1970, he gained immense national recognition from the film 'Khilona'. Later, 'Seeta Aur Geeta', 'Manchali', and 'Aap Ki Kasam' became some of the most hit movies of his career. He also won the Filmfare Best Actor Award for his performance in 'Arjun Pandit'. He acted in more than seven languages, including Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, and Gujarati. Kumar died at the age of 47 after suffering a major heart attack. The government recognized him by naming a road and school after him in Surat and opening an auditorium in his name in 2014.

Sanjeev Kumar's birth anniversary: Actors who can play him on-screen

09 Jul 2021

Entertainment
Sanjeev Kumar's birth anniversary: Actors who can play him on-screen

National Award winning actor Sanjeev Kumar was one of the most expressive actors Indian cinema saw.

Finally! Sanjeev Kumar gets his biography, HarperCollins to publish

21 Apr 2021

Entertainment
Finally! Sanjeev Kumar gets his biography, HarperCollins to publish

The first-ever biography on legendary Bollywood actor Sanjeev Kumar is going to see the light soon.

Top five movies of birthday girl, Neetu Kapoor

08 Jul 2020

Entertainment
Top five movies of birthday girl, Neetu Kapoor

Starting out her career at the age of eight, Neetu Kapoor had a tremendous journey in films.

Days after five-soldiers were martyred, Army targets Pakistani ammunition dump

11 Apr 2020

India
Days after five-soldiers were martyred, Army targets Pakistani ammunition dump

The Indian Army has released a video showing how it precisely attacked an ammunition dump of Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara area, the same place where five soldiers were martyred few days ago.

Bhumi Pednekar apologizes over marital rape joke in 'Pati Patni..'

07 Nov 2019

Entertainment
Bhumi Pednekar apologizes over marital rape joke in 'Pati Patni..'

After the trailer of the film, Pati Patni Aur Woh came out, a certain dialog from the clip, concerning marital rape did not go down well with the viewers.

Exam-prep app Gradeup raises $7 million from Times Internet

05 Nov 2019

Business
Exam-prep app Gradeup raises $7 million from Times Internet

Gradeup, an ed-tech start-up that provides online test preparation courses for various competitive entrance and government exams, has raised $7 million in Series A round of funding from Times Internet.

'Pati Patni Aur Woh' trailer is regressive and tasteless

04 Nov 2019

Entertainment
'Pati Patni Aur Woh' trailer is regressive and tasteless

It's 2019 but mainstream Bollywood filmmakers and actors still can't get over their obsession with mediocre storytelling, non-sensical humor, pathetic performances, and of course, song remixes, for some reason.

J&K: 144 minors, including 9-year-olds, were detained since August

02 Oct 2019

India
J&K: 144 minors, including 9-year-olds, were detained since August

As many as 144 minors were detained between August 5 and September 23, the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court told the Supreme Court on Tuesday. They were detained for stone-pelting, rioting, and damaging property.

'Chhoti Si Baat' actress Vidya Sinha hospitalized, condition stable

10 Aug 2019

Entertainment
'Chhoti Si Baat' actress Vidya Sinha hospitalized, condition stable

Veteran actress Vidya Sinha, who was hospitalized on Wednesday in a critical condition, is now on her way to recovery.

Assam: 21 die due to Japanese Encephalitis, hospitals on toes

03 Jul 2019

India
Assam: 21 die due to Japanese Encephalitis, hospitals on toes

In Assam, 21 people have died due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE), prompting the Union Health Ministry to dispatch a four-member team to take stock of the situation.

Aided by dense-fog, thieves wearing Santa-Claus masks loot several shops

05 Jan 2019

Delhi
Aided by dense-fog, thieves wearing Santa-Claus masks loot several shops

While the extremely cold weather and dense fog may not suit many people in Gurugram, it's certainly helping some thieves. How, you ask?

Guess what Sanjay Khan has to say on current Bollywood-friendships

28 Oct 2018

Entertainment
Guess what Sanjay Khan has to say on current Bollywood-friendships

Veteran actor Sanjay Khan says he has enjoyed several long-lasting friendships in Bollywood but believes the equation among the current crop of actors is so superficial that they are ready to "backbite" anytime.

5 classic Hindi films from the good old '70s.

16 Jul 2018

Entertainment
5 classic Hindi films from the good old '70s.

Featuring magic-musicians like RD Burman, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, and Mohammad Rafi, influencing filmmakers like Raj Kapoor, and Shyam Benegal, and actors as big as Rajesh Khanna and Big B, the '70s was a great time for movies in India.

Sudhir Mishra-directed 'Daas Dev' release postponed to April 27

17 Apr 2018

Entertainment
Sudhir Mishra-directed 'Daas Dev' release postponed to April 27

Sudhir Mishra-directed movie "Daas Dev" will be released on April 27, a week after the scheduled date April 20.

Bengaluru AI start-up develops speech-to-text technology supporting 9 Indian languages

24 Oct 2017

Business
Bengaluru AI start-up develops speech-to-text technology supporting 9 Indian languages

Bengaluru-based Liv.ai Artificial Intelligence (AI) start-up has developed a speech-recognition technology that converts speech-to-text for those who don't speak English.

2008 BMW hit-and-run case: Utsav Bhasin gets 2-years in prison

16 Jul 2017

India
2008 BMW hit-and-run case: Utsav Bhasin gets 2-years in prison

Utsav Bhasin, a businessman's son was sentenced to 2-years in prison for the 2008 BMW hit-and-run case.

Indian cinema today: In numbers

15 Aug 2016

Entertainment
Indian cinema today: In numbers

43% of the net box office revenue was amassed by the Hindi film industry (Bollywood) as of 2014.

Sholay celebrates its 41st anniversary

15 Aug 2016

Entertainment
Sholay celebrates its 41st anniversary

It has been 41 years since the movie Sholay was released on big screen.