Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: News

23 Apr 2024

Marathi Cinema

Why Chinmay Madlekar won't play Shivaji Maharaj any more

Prominent Marathi actor, Chinmay Mandlekar, known for his portrayal of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in films such as Farzand, Fatteshikast, Pawankhind, Subhedar, and Sher Shivraj has announced his decision to step down from the role.

11 Mar 2024

Asha Bhosle

Asha Bhosle's granddaughter Zanai debuts with Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj biopic

Indian cinema witnesses several debuts every year and the buzz surrounding celebrity kids' debuts are always at a high.

19 Feb 2024

Narendra Modi

UP: Modi to launch Rs. 10 lakh crore-worth projects today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday will launch 14,000 projects worth over Rs. 10 lakh crore at the fourth ground-breaking ceremony of the Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit 2023.

19 Feb 2024

Riteish Deshmukh

'Raja Shivaji': Riteish Deshmukh to helm Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj biopic

Jio Studios recently revealed plans for a grand cinematic experience, Raja Shivaji, a biopic based on the life and legacy of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

19 Feb 2024

Marathi Cinema

Riteish Deshmukh to act-direct a Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj biopic

After the humongous success of the 2022 Marathi film Ved, Riteish Deshmukh is set to direct and star in a biopic about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

28 Dec 2023

Rashmika Mandanna

Neil Bhoopalam joins Vicky Kaushal-Rashmika Mandanna's 'Chhaava'

Vicky Kaushal and Rashmika Mandanna's upcoming film Chhaava has been in the news for the past few months, given its subject matter and scale.

04 Jul 2023


Telangana: Muslim man paraded for allegedly urinating near Shivaji's statue

A Muslim man was reportedly brutally assaulted and paraded by an angry mob for allegedly urinating near the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the Gajwel town of Telangana's Siddipet district on Monday night.

06 Jun 2023

Marathi Cinema

Akash Thosar's 'Bal Shivaji' first look out; filming starts soon

Biopics have been one of the most favorite subjects in Indian cinema. There are historical figures on whom several films have been made. One of them is Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj of the Maratha Empire.

NCP demands 'unconditional apology' from Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev: Here's why

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has called for an "unconditional apology" from Isha Foundation chief Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev.

18 Apr 2022

Marathi Cinema

'Sher Shivraj': First Marathi movie trailer gets launched in metaverse

Metaverse is slowly finding its place in the mainstream entertainment world.

15 Sep 2020

Yogi Adityanath

How can Mughals be heroes, asks Adityanath; renames Agra museum

The under-construction Mughal museum in Uttar Pradesh city Agra will be named after Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on orders of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his office said in a statement on Monday.

09 Jun 2020


Police complaint filed against Payal Rohatgi (again!) over controversial tweet

A police complaint has been filed against actor and model Payal Rohatgi for promoting enmity on the grounds of religion and disturbing communal harmony.

08 Jan 2020

Akshay Kumar

Police complaint filed against Akshay Kumar over controversial TV ad

Despite his perpetually joyful ride at the box-office, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar often finds himself embroiled in one controversy after the other.

08 Nov 2019

Shah Rukh Khan

#BoycottKBC trends over inaccurate reference to Chhatrapati Shivaji; Sony apologizes

Sony TV on Friday issued an apology after the hit game show Kaun Banega Crorepati drew criticism over the manner in which it referenced the Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on Wednesday's episode.

05 Jun 2019


Payal Rohtagi calls Chhatrapati Shivaji 'shudra', sparks controversy, apologizes

Actress Payal Rohtagi seems to have gone into an overdrive to dissect history, draw her own conclusions, and then land in controversies.

02 Apr 2019


BMC assistant-engineer arrested for foot-overbridge collapse; second arrest till now

An assistant engineer of Mumbai's civic body was arrested yesterday in connection with last month's foot overbridge (FOB) collapse at CSMT station that had left six persons dead, police said.

16 Mar 2019


BMC brings down remaining part of damaged overbridge

Civic body authorities yesterday brought down the remaining part of the foot-over-bridge (FOB), a major portion of which had collapsed Thursday evening, killing six persons and injuring over 30 others.

29 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

PM's gifts go under hammer to fund 'Namami Gange' project

The auctioning of the gifts received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from heads of state and dignitaries over the years began yesterday at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi.

12 Oct 2018


Athawale demands Mumbai Central Railway station be renamed after Ambedkar

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today demanded the Mumbai Central railway station be renamed after Dalit icon and social reformer Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar.

06 Jul 2018

Riteish Deshmukh

BJP MP slams Riteish Deshmukh for photos near Shivaji statue

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh came under fire from BJP MP Sambhaji Chhatrapati for clicking photos near the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at the Raigad fort near Mumbai.

20 Mar 2018


Mumbai: 11 cops injured in stone-pelting by students; 2 arrested

As many as 11 personnel of the Government Railway Police (GRP) and the Railway Protection Force (RPF) suffered injuries in stone pelting today by the agitating students demanding jobs in railways.

07 Mar 2018


Maharashtra government reduced the height of Shivaji statue, alleges Congress

Maharashtra government has reduced the height of warrior Shivaji's statue, to be constructed off Mumbai coast, alleged opposition Congress party and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

21 Sep 2017

Devendra Fadnavis

Shivaji Memorial in Arabian Sea: IIT-Bombay to study lowest project-bid

Maharashtra Government approached the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay for a third-party audit of the lowest bid of Rs. 3,826cr from L&T for Phase-I of Shivaji Memorial project in the Arabian Sea.

27 Dec 2016


Mumbai- its more than a city, its a character!

State government has formed a panel to conserve the forts built by Shivaji, in the state.

News that will matter to Mumbai and Mumbaikars

Mumbai is set to witness a grand celebration on the eve of bhoomipoojan ceremony of Shivaji memorial.