Dev Anand turned 84 recently, and promised to keep working as hard as ever.
In an unrelated event, comedians immediately raised their performance fees.
Men with low-pitched voices have more kids, as compared to their high–pitched counterparts, a new study has revealed, says the Hindustan Times. The study suggests that for reproductive-minded women, women favour men with low-pitched voices.
Yeah, because the high-pitched ones are probably not too keen on bonding with women, as they are gay, or Prime Minister, or busy making money doing Art Of Living courses.
Shilpa Shetty has been arrested at Mumbai airport for a kiss with Richard Gere that happened a few months ago.
Now, that is remarkable! The Indian police have not caught the guys who took Rs. 64 crore from the Bofors deal, the guys who bombed the city of Bombay in 1992, nor the guys who highjacked an Indian plane to Afghanistan, but, hey, nobody’s perfect! It’s good to know that they are sending a message to all these bastards that we mean business.
The Indian cricket team was on its Vijay Rath in Mumbai, watched by millions of people on the streets.
A survey revealed that half the people lining the streets were merely waiting for the team to leave so that they could squat and relieve themselves.
Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes in an over because he was charged up.
Yuvraj Singh’s chances of getting a girl are getting hit for a six: every time a girl asks for an autograph, she throws the book at him from a distance of 119m and then catches it after he signs it off in style. Six, yes, sex, no way! Unless he starts taking his spam mail seriously and plans on augmentation.
Aishwarya Rai will star in Ben Kingsley’s upcoming movie project on the making of the Taj Mahal.
This is being taken to mean that she is playing the role of the Taj Mahal, a highly appropriate one for her, say critics.
Indian Idol Prashant Tamang was awarded a new Maruti Suzuki SX4 car as part of his prize.
However, Prashant soon complained to Sony that the car had a major defect: its power windows are permanently locked. Someone in Suzuki has made sure that when Prashant drives along and wants to sing “Yeh Dil” with the windows down, the country is protected from it.
Aussie skipper Ricky Ponting said that his team would target the big three of Indian cricket: Sachin, Saurav and Dravid.
Quipped a media hack: Arrey bhaiyya, marey huye ko kyun maar rahe ho? Try Yusuf Pathan instead!
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmedinajad visited Colombia University to widespread protests. One woman wore tops which said ‘No War’ and shorts that said ‘On Iran’.
Heard outside a TV display on a Mumbai storefront (where people on the pavements stand and watch the news, or a match): “Iran mein apna ek soft corner hai”.