Zila Khan

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Zila Khan

Name: Zila Khan
Profession: Singer
Birthdate: Not Available
Birthplace: Not Available

Biography
Zila Khan was born in Calcutta to pre-eminent sitar maestro Ustad Vilayat Khan[3] and Begum Monisha. She was named by her father after Amir Khusrow's raag, Zila Kaafi.

Zila Khan was accepted as her father's disciple at a young age. She has practiced fourteen to sixteen hours ...


John Key Claps for "Players"

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John Key Claps for "Players"

After having mesmerised audiences world over, Bollywood seems to have enthralled the New Zealanders as well! And if this is to be believed, who better than the Kiwi Prime Minister himself for evidence.

John Key, the New Zealand Prime Minister, during his current visit to India, stopped-over on the sets of ‘Players’ which has Abhishek Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Sonam Kapoor and Neil Mukesh in the lead roles. It needs mention that the film has exclusive and extensive scene ...


Aamir Khan Supports Anna Hazare

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Aamir Khan Supports Anna Hazare

Actor Aamir Khan is among the Bollywood celebrities to have rallied around the veteran social activist Anna Hazare, who is on a fast unto death, demanding a comprehensive anti-corruption Lokpal Bill.

Aamir has reportedly written to the 72-year-old Anna Hazare, who is on his third day of indefinite hunger strike, telling him that his cause is “infinitely important”. The actor has also written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, requesting him to pay heed to Mr. Hazare&rsqu ...


Sir Paul McCartney appeals for meat-free day in India

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Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has asked Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh if he would make 12 January, the anniversary of the founding of the Indian branch of animal welfare charity PETA, a meat-free day.

He has written to Singh asking him to declare a national day to “celebrate vegetarianism and compassion towards animals,” reports the Scotsman.

“Would you please think about declaring one day every year – perhaps on the anniversary of P ...


150 Raibik Path on Rabindranth Tagore gets national recognition

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150 Raibik Path on Rabindranth Tagore gets national recognition

Tripura’s first documentary film – “150 Raibik Path” – made on the life and ideals of Nobel laureate Rabindranth Tagore has been conferred national recognition by a screening committee, an official release said Wednesday.

The screening committee was headed by renowned film-maker Shyam Benegal.

“A screening committee under the chairmanship of Shyam Benegal recently picked ‘150 Raibik Path’ and recommended it for national scr ...