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Sourav Ganguly, one of the finest captain of Indian Cricket Team is celebrating his 39th birthday today. He is famously called as Dhada and touted to be most courageous captain of Indian Team. He was born on 8th July in the year 1972 in Kolkata, West Bengal.

Sourav Ganguly, who is an iconic figure in Bengal, took off his shirt at the balcony of Lords to celebrate India’s win during the final of Natwest Series in 2002 in England. And, it has become an iconic image in the history of cricket. This Bengal Tiger always silence his critics with his bat and recent IPL Edition proves it. After being spurned at the auction initially and then finally got a chance in Pune Warrior team. He played a match-winning runs on the board for his team and silenced his critics.

Though, Sourav Ganguly retired from International Cricket, he is still in the limelight with IPL. And also, recently he was appointed as the vice-chairman of the reconstituted council. On the other hand, he is also hosting the Bengala version of Television famous game show Kaun Banega Crorepati.

Wishing, Kolkata Prince Sourav Ganguly a very happy birthday.


The first season of Celebrity Cricket League is over. Many celebrities from Bollywood, Tollywood, Kollywood and Mollywood participated in the CCL. The final match between Chennai Rhinos and Karnataka Bulldozers took place yesterday (12th June) at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad and the title winner is the Chennai Rhinos.

Chennai Rhinos, led by Sharath Kumar,  beat Karnataka Bulldozers by 24 runs where Chennai has batted first and made 188 runs on board. News is that Vikranth made 66 off 29 balls and Vishnu made 61 off 37 balls played in an excellent manner and took the target to 188 runs. Then, Karnataka Bulldozers, led by Sudeep, scored 163 runs with a loss of 9 wickets.

Man of the match goes to Vikranth of Chennai Rhinos team and man of the series went to Dhurva of Karnataka Bulldozers.

Mohan Babu, Murali Mohan, Priyamani, Ambareesh, Boni Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha, Sridevi, Sumalatha and Radhika were among the celebrities who witnessed the match. Actress Shriya Saran performance is another attraction of the event and entertained the crowd with dancing the tunes for Ringa Ringa.

Ramesh Wanjale, an MNS (Maharashtra Navnirman Sena) activist from Pune died in Jahangir Hospital last night, following a heart attack. It is learnt he has been suffering from chronic diabetes and that might led to a heart attack. He is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son. He was 45.

Ramesh Wanjale, is said to be a ‘Gold Man’ in political circles as he always use to wear thick gold chains and bracelets. He use to say that it is his style statement to interact with voters as a man with golden heart.

Wanjale elected from Khadakwasala constituency in the 2009 Assembly elections and the first legislator of the Raj Thackery-led party to be elected from Pune city.

After hearing the news of sudden demise of Wanjale, many MNS Activists gathered outside the hospital and Raj Thackery along with some senior officials left for Pune to pay last tributes to him.

Renowned Artist and Indian Picasso ‘M F Hussain’ died early this morning in London. News is that he has been suffering from age-related problems for some time and breathed his last at a hospital in London after suffering a heart attack. He was 95.

Maqbool Fida Husain (M F Hussain) was born on 17th September in the year 1915 in a small village Pandharpur in Maharastra. He was born to the couple Fida Hussain and Zainab and he got married to Fazila Bibi in the year 1941.He started hi paintings from the J J School in Mumbai and his first film, Through The Eyes of a Painter won him a Golden Bear at Berlin Film Festival in the year 1967. M F Hussain was awarded with Padma Sri in 1955, Padma bhushan in 1973 and Padma Vibhushan in 1991 by the Indian Government. He also made his entry into politics and got nominated as Rajya Sabha member in 1986. According to Forbes magazine, he has been called the “Picasso of India”.

M F Hussain was a die-hard fan of Bollywood dancing queen Madhuri Dixit and directed a film with her named ‘Gaja Gamini’ and, later he made another film Meenaxi (A Tale of Three Cities) with Tabu and entertained the audience.

In the 1990s some of Husain’s paintings became controversial because of their portrayal of Hindu deities in the nude or in an allegedly sexual manner. In February 2006, Husain was charged with hurting sentiments of people because of his nude portraits of Hindu gods and goddesses and then left to London. In January, 2010, he was offered the citizenship of Qatar, which he accepted.

M F Hussain has got huge number of fans from all over the world and his paintings will sold for some crores . In early 2008, Husain’s Battle of Ganga and Jamuna fetched $1.6 million, setting a world record at Christie’s South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art sale.
His last painting was West Bengal Chief Minister’s Mamata Banerjee. With the tremendous victory in Bengal, Hussain compared Mamata Banerjee as Durga goddess in his painting and it was posted in Hindustan Times.

These days, Bollywood Badshah Shahrukh Khan is facing some problems. Recently, his team Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL did not perform well upto the expectations. Also, he is working for ‘Ra.One’ which is considered as one of the highest budget film and is facing with some issues with the film. Few days back, a pop song which is considered to be as highlight of the film, was leaked on some movie websites.

Now, the news is that the official website of Ra.One was hacked by Pakistani Cyber Criminals on Thursday. Not only the site was hacked but also other pages related to RA.One film were hacked similarly. It is learnt that Shahrukh Khan wants to disclose all the details of the film in this website along with some video games which would entertain children. In this regard, it is learnt that he has done some strategic planning.

Ra.One is expected to release for Diwali. The film features Shahrukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal and it is being directed by Anubhav Sinha. Shahrukh’s home production company, Red Chillies Entertainment is producing it.

Bollywood Young heartthrob Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra are all set to pair again for Kunal Kohli’s film. They had earlier appeared in the hit film ‘Kaminey’. Director Kunal Kohli who has given blockbusters ‘Hum Tum’ and ‘Fanaa’ in the past, is now planning to make a film on romantic love story which is yet to be titled.

News is that Shahid and Priyanka will play different four characters in this epic love story. They will be playing four pairs of lovers, with each pair living in a different city. As of now, it is suspense whether the characters are inter-related or not.

The shooting of the film has been started recently. After the first day shoot of the film, Shahid posted on micro-blogging site. He tweeted ‘Morning all .. Day 1 on @kunalkohli’s new film.. Starting a new film after a year .Wish me luck u all .. Keep it real.’

Sean Kingston, Jamaican-American singer was seriously injured in a Jet Ski accident that occurred on Sunday.  News is that the 21-year old singer was on his craft along with a female passenger when the watercraft crashed into the Palm Island Bridge. The two were rescued by the boater from the water and Miami Fire Rescue Crews rushed them to Jackson Memoral Hospital.

As of now, it is learnt that the singer is in a critical condition and he is being treated in the trauma ward.

On the other side, Pop singer’s well-wishers have already taken to twitter to wish him a speedy recovery.

Kingston entertained the music lovers all over the world with his debut singles “Beautiful Girls”  in 2007. He rose to fame with this album and was also appeared on songs by artists including Justin Bieber.

An Air Ambulance carrying critically ill patients was crashed at a densely populated area of
Faridabad city of Haryana on the outskirts of the national capital late Wednesday night.
News is that atleast 10 people including seven on board a chartered air ambulance killed in
this mishap.

The air ambulance was carrying Rahul Raj, a critically ill patient from a private hospital in Patna for treatment to Apollo Hospital here when the accident took place. The aircraft had gone from New Delhi to bring the patient from Patna.

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday announced a compensation of Rs.2 lakh each to the kin of the three Faridabad residents killed.

A sum of Rs.20,000 each will be given to the three injured locals and also assured that
damaged houses will be assessed.

These days, film celebrities are using social networking sites for interaction with their fans or promoting their films. In this context, Bollywood Mr Perfectionist Aamir Khan is very active on one of social networking site facebook. The latest news is that Aamir Khan stood first in facebook with 29 lakh fans on his page.

Aamir, 46, frequently uses the site to interact with his fans. The actor has posted the first promo and poster of the Delhi Belly movie on Facebook and has asked his fans to give their opinion.

“Thank you everyone for the comments on the movie. Delhi Belly a real entertaining movie and I am sure you all will like it,” Aamir posted on Facebook.
Salman Khan who also uses facebook frequently stood second in facebook with 23 lakh fans on his page. He posted his song from his upcoming film ‘Ready’ which had already become a hit amongst the audience.

Priyanka Chopra is the third in the list with 20 lakh fans. She regularly interact with her fans and posted a message during the Anna Hazare Anna Hazare’s fast-unto-death for Jan Lokpal Bill in New Delhi which attracted many. Ranbir Kapoor the fourth in the list, followed by Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan at fifth and Akshay Kumar at the sixth place in terms of popularity on Facebook.

Former Samajwadi Party’s Leader Amar Singh’s tapes transcript with top politicians and celebrities in entertainment industry has been now revealed. The tapes conversations were disclosed after the Supreme Court lifted its gag order on the media restraining it from broadcasting and publishing contents.

Amar Singh was filed the petition in 2006 when a number of his telephonic conversations were illegally tapped and were in circulation. The apex court has given a restraint order against their publication in media. However, Supreme Court  rejected the plea and allowed publication of tapes.

Reacting to this, Amar Singh on Thursday said that the tapes had his voice but alleged cut and paste job. He also confirmed that he will not file any case against any company for phone tapping.

There is also news making rounds that Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu is involved in phone conversations. Reacting to this, she posted on micro blogging site that she can “openly challenge” anyone to prove that she is the one in the tape transcript.