Navneet Mundhra

‘Dhoni’s Head To Gambhir-Akmal Spat’: 5 Thrilling Moments In Asia Cup

As India prepare to take on their arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday in the Asia Cup encounter, The New Indian revisits five thrilling and tendentious moments from the tournament’s history which created ripples – 1) Gautam Gambhir vs Kamran Akmal: The Asia Cup 2010 match between the two nations remains arguably the most high-octane affair with a …

‘Paisa Bolta Hai’: Decoding The Debacle Of Ranbir’s ‘Shamshera’

The pall of gloom descended at the box-office on this Friday as Ranbir Kapoor’s lavishly mounted ‘Shamshera’ hit the screens. Directed by Karan Malhotra and produced by Yash Raj Films, the period-drama is made at a colossal scale and is an exceedingly expensive movie. However, its appalling opening sent shock waves through the trade. The …

Bharat’s 50 Keeps India Afloat 

BENGALURU: Wicketkeeper Srikar Bharat propped up India’s innings on the first day of their warm-up match against Leicestershire on Thursday after the top-order of the visitors was decimated by Roman Walker. India recovered to finish the day at 246-8 after being 81-5 at one stage. Jasprit Bumrah, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant and Prasidh Krishna took …

Delhi Welcomes Int’l Cricket; Loudest Cheers For Pant

  NEW DELHI: As Arun Jaitley Stadium, formerly known as Feroz Shah Kotla, in New Delhi hosted its first international match after more than two years, a sea of crowd descended on it to cheer for the Indian team. The massive snarl-up on the roads leading up to the stadium was a precursor to the …

Paisa Bolta Hai: ‘Samrat Prithivraj’ Is Slow-Starter, ‘Anek’ Is Disaster

BENGALURU: Akshay Kumar’s mega-budget movie ‘Samrat Prithviraj’ took an exceedingly insipid start at the ticket windows on Friday in almost all circuits. As the day progressed, the collections picked up at a few places such as Rajasthan, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh but the numbers in big cities of other states remained on the lower side. …

‘Paisa Bolta Hai’: ‘Dr Strange’ is a hit, ‘Jayeshbhai Jordaar’ carrying low buzz

BENGALURU: ‘Dr Strange – In The Multiverse of Madness’, a Hollywood film, took a phenomenal opening last Friday as it racked up Rs 28 crore on Day 1. After doing fairly well over the weekend, the collections of the movie are dropping during weekdays but it has already netted an impressive Rs 93 crore. At …

Jeetendra Turns 80: The ‘Jumping Jack’ Who Nearly Pushed Aside The ‘Angry Young Man’

“If the doors of perception are cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.”: William Blake Perception often supersedes bland reality. Anodyne facts are tossed out of the window, as they don’t make for an exciting reading, and exalted hyperboles are whipped up to spellbind the hoi polloi. In regard to Bollywood of …

IPL 2022: Ruthless Rajasthan Crush Hyderabad By 61 Runs

PUNE: Rajasthan Royals (210-6) crushed Sunrisers Hyderabad (149-7) by 61 runs in match 5 of the IPL 2022. Here are major highlights from the match: No-balls and missed chances: Bhuvneshwar Kumar had Jos Buttler caught at first slip in the first over, but it turned out to be a no-ball. In the fourth over, Abdul Samad …

IPL 2022: Tewatia, Shami Lead Gujarat To Five-Wicket Win

MUMBAI: Gujarat Titans chased down 159 in 19.4 overs against Lucknow Super Giants to seal five-wicket win in match 4 of the Indian Premier League. Here are major highlights from the match: 1) ‘Sizzling’ Shami: Mohammad Shami is a delight to watch for viewers and a menace for batsmen when he is in his element. …

IPL 2022: Umesh, Rahane Shine As Kolkata Rout Chennai In Tournament Opener

MUMBAI: Kolkata Knight Riders chased down 132 in 18.3 overs against the defending champions Chennai Super Kings (131-5) in the first match of the IPL 2022 to seal a six-wicket victory. Here are prominent highlights of the match – Umesh Yadav’s supersonic spell: Yadav carries the reputation of being wayward especially with the new ball, but …