Sanjeev Kumar: News

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.

09 Jul 2023


Sanjeev Kumar's birth anniversary: Exploring actor's cinematic versatility

A remarkable, distinguished actor we lost too soon, Sanjeev Kumar would have turned 85 on Sunday.

09 Jul 2021


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.

21 Apr 2021


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.

11 Apr 2020


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.

10 Aug 2019

Hindustan Times

'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.

03 Jul 2019


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.

05 Jan 2019


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?

28 Oct 2018


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.

17 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

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.

24 Oct 2017


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

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

16 Jul 2017


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.