Self-described Tesla superfan Matthew Chan always wanted to meet some of the key people behind the electric car maker.
BJP leaders may have dismissed Shiv Sena’s resolution to go solo in the Parliamentary and Assembly polls as a bargaining tactic, but the Sena claims that this decision is part of their strategy to scupper chances of the BJP turning the dominant party in their state by riding piggy-back on them.
Theatre owners here did not screen the film Padmaavat following threats by a local organisation and the recent protests against its release in several States, including Uttar Pradesh.
1917: Cheka formed – Soviet state security force and forerunner to the KGB, under Felix Dzerzhinsky after decree by Lenin
More than two decades after Robin Williams conquered that pesky board game, Jumanji has been resurrected with more and glossier stars (Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Jack Black), a comedy director and a ‘modern’ twist.
1803: French flag lowered in New Orleans to mark the formal transfer of the Louisiana Purchase from France to USA for $27M
Sara Ali Khan, who is all set to debut this year with Abhishek Kapoor’s Kedarnath, might star next in Super 30, starring Hrithik Roshan, reports mid-day. Super 30, directed by Vikas Bahl, is about Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar, who is the founder of the Super 30 programme in Patna that trains IIT aspirants. mid-day reports that discussions with Vikas Bahl have taken place to Sara alongside Hrithik. “Hrithik Roshan is keen that the association materialise. He has pitched her to Vikas. The talks have been initiated,” mid-day quoted a source as saying. Before Kedarnath, Sara was rumoured to debut opposite Hrithik in a Karan Malhotra film.
1522: Suleiman the Magnificent accepts surrender of the surviving Knights of Rhodes, who are allowed to evacuate. They eventually settle in Malta and become known as the Knights of Malta.
Bigg Boss 11 contestant Arshi Khan’s party has been the talk of the town for a little while now. Fans and followers want to know who attended the starry bash and who gave it a miss.
1958: 1st radio broadcast from space, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower Christmas message “to all mankind, America’s wish for peace on Earth and goodwill to men everywhere”