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Jeannie’s first monsoon experience – Retro style!

SAB TV’s Jeannie Aur Juju captures the magic of monsoons. Inspired by the classic monsoon romance, Jeannie adorns the look of the beautiful Zeenat Aman and Juju will be seen playing Manoj Kumar and romancing Jeannie. While they dance to the timeless classic “Hai hai yeh majburi, yeh mausam aur yeh duri, teri do takiya di naukri, mera lakho ka sawn jaayeh”, the actors recreated the on-screen magic that was last seen between Zeenat Aman and Manoj Kumar. The clothes, the props used for the track and the song & dance sequence were lively and romantic with Ali’s romantic expressions and Jia’s bubbly face!

The track unfolds with Jeannie having a busy day at work. When it starts raining, Jeannie gets extremely excited and she wishes to spend her first monsoon with Juju. Inspite of a hectic work schedule, Jeannie manages to make time to enjoy the rains. Even though Jeannie is seen having fun dancing to the melodious Roti, Kapda aur Makan song with Juju, she is also required to be present at the office where Priya is. With Juju in her heart and Priya on her mind, Jeannie juggles with being present at both places leading to a series of comical acts.

Speaking of the experience, Gia Manek stated, “It was a lot of fun shooting in the rain with Ali for the first time. I’m thoroughly enjoying the monsoons on the set. But I’m eagerly looking forward to having some fun in the rain off the set as well.”

The first drop of rains always brings a smile on one’s face. With a smile like Jeannie’s , her first ever experience of the monsoon and her entertaining dance performance with Juju on SAB TV’s Jeannie aur Juju is sure to make a lot of hearts throb.

Stay tuned to Jeannie aur Juju for lots of fun & excitement from Monday – Friday at 9:30 pm only on SAB


Ek Bura Aadmi in Noida

We are not talking about any specific ‘Bura Aadmi’ but we are talking about the film ‘Ek Bura Aadmi’ which stars Arunoday Singh. During a promotional event Arunoday said, “I am portraying the character of Munna Siddiqui. This film is based on the politics in UP and is directed by Ishraq.”

‘Ek Bura Aadmi’ is presented by Philind Motion Pictures and apart from Arunoday Singh the film stars Kitu Gidwani, Angira Dhar, Raghuvir Yadav and Yashpal Sharma. The music is given by a group named ‘Band of Bandagi’ and singers are Tochi Raina, Raghuvir Yadav, Harmeet Raina, Pawan Uttam, Nasir Faraaz, Arafat Mehmood and Ishraq.

The Film is releasing on 26th July 2013.

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Experience being launched into space on Deep Space at Adlabs Imagica

India’s largest indoor coaster worth over USD 10 million

Mumbai, June14th ‘2013: Are you ready to experience how it feels to be launched into space? Well here’s your chance to be transported into the galaxy, amidst the stars and planets on Adlabs Imagica’s newest roller coaster – Deep Space. This new attraction isn’t any ordinary ride but India’s biggest indoor roller coaster that extends to a height of 56 feet, clocks speeds of 85 km’s per hour and is constructed inside a massive, dark dome. Deep space is built on a budget of over USD 10 million and is one of the marquee attractions at the park.

Deep Space was launched by ‘the lost astronaut’ Varun Dhawan who was able to live out his childhood dream of becoming an astronaut and flying into space! The ride makes you experience what a real life adventure in space would feel like.

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Speaking on the launch of the ride, Aarti Shetty, Creative Director at Adlabs Entertainment Limited says, “We are very proud to add a first of its kind coaster like Deep Space to our attractions at Imagica. We have used the most advanced technology to create this thrilling ride and are sure it is going to be a rage amongst people of all ages. We wanted to offer something that gives audiences an experience of exploring the galaxy and at the same time elevate their adrenaline rush. Deep Space embodies both these features and adds that extra edge over any other roller coaster experience in India.”

The lost astronaut Varun Dhawan, who launched the ride further added, “I love the rollercoaster experience and am spellbound by the high that you get while riding on Deep Space. This one is my favourite and undoubtedly one of the best rides I have ever taken; it is out of space literally.” He further adds, “I have been to Imagica before and the team has done an outstanding job in creating an international standard theme park.”

Catch a ride on India’s first dark roller coaster?

Guests are taken on a virtual trip into outer space surrounded by planets and galaxies in the attraction. The coaster reaches a height of about 56 feet as it goes through two crazy inversions at a very high speed. The ride works on the Linear Synchronous Motor (LSM) magnetic launch, which has also been used in India for the very first time. Unlike a normal roller coaster, which makes a slow first climb, through the LSM technology, Deep Space accelerates to very fast speeds in a matter of seconds. This technology was brought to Imagica by Premier rides, head-quartered at Baltimore, Maryland, USA, who have created pioneering rides like the “Revenge of the Mummy” & “Mr Freeze” amongst others. Only a few large theme parks in the world boast of having an LSM coaster and now Imagica figures in one of them.

The Lost Astronaut found at Deep Space, Adlabs Imagica

The Lost Astronaut was revealed to be Varun Dhawan, a space enthusiast, who experienced first-hand the gravity defying phenomenon of an actual space launch. Deep space is truly an opportunity for everyone to relive the experiences of an astronaut during a ride on the deep space roller coaster. The idea of “The lost astronaut” in the search for his mission was conceptualized specially for the launch of Deep Space. The aim was to add that extra bit of excitement for guests to enjoy the ride.

Adlabs Imagica opened to the public on April 18th 2013 and since then has strategically planned an extended opening phase where in new attractions will be introduced at regular intervals. By offering a mix of story-play and live experiences, this park is unique in terms of its international standards, scale, stature and the experience.

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Adlabs Imagica is the flagship venture of Adlabs Entertainment Limited (AEL). AEL is promoted by Mr. Manmohan Shetty. Adlabs Imagica is now poised to be India’s first theme park destination, offering entertainment, fun, action, relaxation, dining, shopping and accommodation at a single location. The group has assembled a highly diversified and multi-dimensional team for development and implementation of project. The international theme park will be a celebration of the family entertainment and international wholesome experience that will now be available in India. Plan your trip to Adlabs Imagica with a click on

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Yoga Indulgence… Healthy Monsoon!

Celebrity Yoga Trainer Vivek Mishra gives you quick yoga tips, few steps for healthy monsoon!

The celebrity yoga trainer; Vivek Mishra who has been in news for being the only ‘naked yoga’ trainer in India gives us few insights on leading a healthy monsoon through few simple yoga asanas which can be practiced at home.

Vivek mentions, “The rains are always welcome, but along with the refreshing showers diseases like dysentery, asthma, arthritis, nasal and skin allergies begin to surface. Immunity plays a key role in fending off such diseases. Here are some yoga and pranayama techniques that improve lung function as well as increase immunity.”

Giving two of the most significant & easy-to-do asanas, Vivek gives us yoga tips that we must follow for a healthy monsoon ahead!


1. Lie flat on the stomach on the mat with legs straight, feet together, toes facing outside and forehead on the floor.

2. Place your hands directly under the chest; your thumbs should touch the nipples. Relax the whole body.

3. Inhale, lift your head up, chest up and stretch your head back as far as possible. Make sure you are comfortable doing it.

4. See that the arms remain half bent at the elbows.

5. In this asana, the lungs stay vertical and expand transversely. As a result you will be able to breathe in more oxygen. Hold the position as long as you can without experiencing any difficulty. Now exhale while lowering the body. Do 3-5 times.

He further suggests a pranayama to stimulate ample blood supply in the brain that helps in countering stress, tension, allergies, asthma, hypertension & migraine.

Omkar Pranayama utmost helps in improving concentration & memory.

Omkar Pranayama

Sitting posture

Sit in any comfortable posture with the spine and head erect. You can keep your hands on the knees in Gyan Mudra posture (join the tips of the index fingers to the tips of the thumbs while keeping the other fingers extended & loose). Close your eyes gently and relax all the muscles.


1. There is no scientific training necessary for practice of Omkar.

2. Inhale slowly and deeply through the nose.

3. Open the lips and start chanting ‘O ‘slowly but loudly.

4. Press your lips together and pronounce ‘M’.

5. In this pranayama ‘O’ or ‘AU’ is prolonged and ‘M’ or ‘UM’ is short.

6. Practice for 5 minutes.

He concludes, “Yoga is not a religion; it is a way of living whose aim is ‘a healthy mind in a healthy body’. Man is a physical, mental and spiritual being & yoga helps promote a balanced development of all the three. Yogic exercises recharge the body with cosmic energy.”


Mithun Chakraborty is a “Classic Actor” says Shikha Thakur

It’s every actor’s dream to work with superstar Mithun Chakraborty someday and Bollywood actress Shikha Thakur is no exception. Shikha Thakur is one of the lucky lass to get a chance to rub shoulders none other than Bollywood Legendary Actor Mithun Chakraborty in movie “Maqsad” Produced by Mr.Anup Jalota and Directed by Mr.farookh saiyer. Now she is on cloud nine while sharing a screen with Bollywood disco king Mithun Chakraborty.

Excited Shikha Thakur said, “I am very happy to being a part of Anup Jalota films he is one of the best performer in the Indian musical form, the bhajan and the Urdu form of poetry ghazal. I am lucky enough to get an opportunity to work with veteran, handsome, talented and amazing actor Mithun Chakraborty”.

Mithun Chakraborty is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema. He gained fans as a dancing star and went on to establish himself as one of the all time greatest and most popular actors of India and Asia. He attracted worldwide audiences and became a household name for his role in Disco Dancer. “This is the first time I got a chance to work with Mithun Da. He’s a classic actor and a very warm human being. It was a pleasure to work with him” she added.

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KFC India launches its first ever Digital Only campaign

· KFC fans on Facebook can participate in India’s first ever user generated graphic novel

· An interactive digital video channel on YouTube delivers a multi-sensorial Krushers experience

Link to the Facebook application: KFC Krushers Komic

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June 17, 2013: This summer season, KFC launches its first ever digital only campaign, aiming to bring alive the Krushers experience for net-savvy teenagers across the country. Digital and social media is a key focus for KFC, which has recently made it to the Social Bakers “Top 5 most Socially Devoted Brands in India” list, and has seen consumer and critical acclaim for key digital campaigns like the KFC WOW mobile app, Currycature, and the Design Your Own Bucket application.

Krushers Komic

For its 3.8 million Facebook fans, KFC has launched the first ever ‘User Generated Graphic Novel’ in India, that allows consumers to input their pictures, names, and a couple of favorite catchphrases into a storyline. The consumer can then read his/her own personalized graphic novel, and share it with their friends on Facebook. This engaging application has already seen 17,000 consumers creating their own “Krushers Komics” within 7 days of launching the application. Each day, the best male and female entries will get a print version of their novels as memorabilia. Weekly winners with the best novels get the opportunity to win an Xbox 360.

Krushers Time

On YouTube, KFC has created a digital interactive brand channel. Users logging on to the channel will see an endless video of two teenagers sitting in a library, looking infinitely bored. They ask the user to liberate them from the boredom, the user has to do so by dragging them a Krusher from the bar above. The protagonist instantly comes to life, pulls out the video timeline, and uses it as a straw to drink the Krusher. He/she then goes into a Krushers world, where events unfold basis the Krusher selected.

Speaking on the first-of-its-kind online campaign, Tarun Lal, General Manager – KFC India and Area Countries said, “With the launch of a dedicated social media campaign for Krushers, we are taking forward our journey of fan engagement on digital platforms to the next level. The youth of today, our core TG spends most of their time online and our initiatives in the past like “Currycature’, ‘KFC Wow’ and ‘Design Your Own Bucket’ have done very well for us. Going forward, we are hoping to achieve deeper engagement with more and more consumers, making KFC the Most Social QSR brand in the country.”

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===================================================================== establishes Africa office; further strengthens Southeast Asia presence

Hires include key regional executives from Inmobi and Dentsu

India, June 17, 2013 –, a leading global mobile advertising network for app developers, publishers, advertisers and telecom providers, today announced the appointment of 3 key executives to its team – Jacqui Boyd, Sales Director – South Africa; Max Ku, Business Development Director – Malaysia and Nguyen Quang Duy, Business Development Director – Vietnam. The move reflects the company’s efforts to further build its business and consolidate its position as a leading player across emerging markets. (Read announcement here)

Elaborating on the announcement Dippak Khurana, CEO & Co-Founder, said, “As user consumption of information and entertainment on mobile devices skyrockets, Vserv is leading the innovation and building the global scale necessary to help all the key stakeholders in the mobile ecosystem to seize this opportunity. These strategic appointments, will give us the right momentum in becoming the #1 Mobile Ad Network in emerging markets.”

Jacqui Boyd, Sales Director, South Africa, has over 10 years of experience in the digital and mobile space. Jacqui will be based out of Cape Town and lead the brand sales business in South Africa. In addition, she will also lead Vserv’s expansion across other markets in Africa. Prior to Vserv, she has worked with InMobi, Mindshare and Carat.

Max Ku, Business Development Director, Malaysia, has 10 years of experience and will lead brand sales and also focus on building strategic alliances with premium publishers across Malaysia. Prior to Vserv, Max has worked with Media Prima Digital and iHub Media. He will be based out of Kuala Lumpur.

Nguyen Quang Duy, Business Development Director, Vietnam, has 10 years of experience driving business development in the digital and mobile space. He will be based in Ho Chi Minh City and lead the rollout of brand solutions for advertisers and build partnerships with premium publishers across Vietnam for Vserv. Prior to this, Duy has had senior level stints at Dentsu Media and Effective Measure.

Founded in 2010, is an award winning Global Mobile Ad Network, having been named “Media Company of the Year” at the MMA Smarties and listed in the Red Herring Top 100 Award. Over its three formative growth years, the company has successfully managed to break through the competition clutter, powered by it’s two flagship technologies – AppWrapper and AudiencePro.

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Deepti Naval sees Sridevi, Madhuri in Yaariyaan newbie Rakul Preet

Rakul Preet who is set to enter Bollywood with Yaariyaan; the directorial debut of T-Series’ head honcho Bhushan Kumar’s wife Divya Kumar, is flattered.

While shooting for the upcoming movie, her senior co-star; the critically acclaimed Deepti Naval, praised Rakul to the skies; comparing her with Bollywood stalwarts such as Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit.

“I’m pleasantly surprised as much as I am delighted with the praise,” beams Rakul.

The newbie is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer and Deepti Naval is keen she pursues dance more seriously. “Deepti mam feels I should capitalize on my Indian looks and hone my dancing skills. She told me, she felt that none after Madhuri or Sridevi has taken that place.”

Rakul has earlier proved her versatility, starting out with films in the South. She also made her mark a year ago, when she participated in the Miss India beauty pageant.

The girl won various titles like Miss India People’s Choice, Miss Beautiful Eyes, Miss Beautiful Smile, Miss Fresh Face, Miss Talented, and emerged the third runner-up finalist.




Releases Worldwide 13th September

Does what starts physical always turn into love? And what reaches love, always turn into commitment? How do you figure out?

From the director of Band Baaja Baaraat and the writer of Chak De! India, comes a fresh and very real love story about the hair-raising minefield between love, attraction and commitment — SHUDDH DESI ROMANCE — finally, a romantic comedy that tells it like it is.

Starring in this classy, candid look at the affairs of the heart in today’s desi heartland are the endearing Rishi Kapoor, exceptionally talented Sushant Singh Rajput, and the versatile Parineeti Chopra, along with debutant Vaani Kapoor.

SHUDDH DESI ROMANCE is directed by Maneesh Sharma, written by Jaideep Sahni, and produced by Aditya Chopra.


MUSIC: Sachin-Jigar LYRICS: Jaideep Sahni DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Manu Anand EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Aashish Singh EDITOR: Namrata Rao




The film releases worldwide on 13th September 2013.

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Salman Khan praises the talent on Indian Idol Junior

It’s not every day that you see Bollywood stars go ga ga over someone but few junior singers are being noticed! Sony Entertainment Television’s recently launched music reality show Indian Idol Junior is not only receiving accolades from viewers but from Bollywood bigwigs too. These sparkling tuneful juniors have found a new fan in none other than the Dabangg Khan.

It was amazing how Salman Khan tuned in to the recent episode of Indian Idol Junior and commented about the young talent on the show. In fact, Salman made a special mention about one contestant Aakash from Haryana and tweeted “Indian Idol Junior …13 year old Akash was superb. Soo happy for him and his father”. That’s not all!!! Singer Shaan, Director Sujoy Ghosh and Producer Siddharth Basu too tweeted about the extraordinary talent on Indian Idol Junior. It seems these NOVICES are already taking the music world by storm…

To watch the extraordinary singing talent tune in to Indian Idol Junior, Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 pm only on Sony Entertainment Television


‘Nasha’ Synopsis

‘Nasha’ is the story of an 18 year old boy who falls hopelessly in love with a 25 year old woman. A woman he cannot have, but a woman he cannot help but desire. And, as is the case with desires unfulfilled, they turn into obsessions. Yet, every obsession is a lesson learnt, an experience gained. So that, in the course of coping with his unrequited love, the boy requites a lot more. Both he and the woman come of age. Beyond mere years, in the truest sense of the word. A tale as much of longing as of losing, ‘Nasha’ is a story that transcends seasons and generations. Because we’ve all been there, done that. And shall continue to do so…

Produced by Eagle Home Entertainment and One Line Cinema, the film marks the Bollywood debut of Poonam Pandey

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ths or Less

Mumbai, India – June 17, 2013 – McAfee today released a study revealing how organizations around the world are unable to harness the power of Big Data for security purposes. According to the report ‘Needle in a Datastack’, businesses are vulnerable to security breaches due to their inability to properly analyse or store big data.

The ability to detect data breaches within minutes is critical in preventing data loss, yet only 35 percent of firms stated that they have the ability to do this. In fact, more than a fifth (22 percent) said they would need a day to identify a breach, and five percent said this process would take up to a week. On average, organizations reported that it takes 10 hours for a security breach to be recognized.

“If you’re in a fight, you need to know that while it’s happening, not after the fact,” said Mike Fey, executive vice president and worldwide Chief Technology Officer. “This study has shown what we’ve long suspected — that far too few organizations have real-time access to the simple question ‘am I being breached?’ Only by knowing this, can you stop it from happening.”

Misplaced security confidence putting organizations at risk
Nearly three quarters (73 percent) of respondents claimed they can assess their security status in real-time and they also responded with confidence in their ability to identify in real-time insider threat detection (74 percent), perimeter threats (78 percent), zero day malware (72 percent) and compliance controls (80 percent). However, of the 58 percent of organizations that said they had suffered a security breach in the last year, just a quarter (24 percent) had recognised it within minutes. In addition, when it came to actually finding the source of the breach, only 14 percent could do so in minutes, while 33 percent said it took a day and 16 percent said a week.

This false confidence highlights a disconnect between the IT department and security professionals within organizations, which is further highlighted when theNeedle in a Datastack findings are compared with the with a recent Data Breach Investigations report of security incidents. The study of 855 incidents showed that 63 percent took weeks or months to be discovered. The data was taken from these organizations within seconds or minutes in almost half (46 percent) of the cases.

Organizations increasingly exposed to Advanced Persistent Threats
Needle in a Datastack found that on average that organizations are storing approximately 11-15 terabytes of security data a week, a figure that Gartner Group predicts will double annually through 2016. To put that in perspective, 10 terabytes is the equivalent of the printed collection of the Library of Congress. Despite storing such large volumes of data, 58 percent of firms admitted to only holding on to it for less than three months, thereby negating many of the advantages of storing it in the first place.

According to the McAfee Threats Report: Fourth Quarter 2012, the appearance of new advanced persistent threats (APTs) accelerated in the second half of 2012. This type of threat can lay dormant within a network for months or even years, with numerous recent high profile examples including attacks on major U.S. newspapers. Long term retention and analysis of security data to reveal patterns, trends and correlations is crucial if organizations are to spot and deal quickly with these APTs.

Realizing the Value of Big Security Data
To achieve real-time threat intelligence in an age where the volume, velocity and variety of information have pushed legacy systems to their limit, businesses must embrace the analysis, storage and management of big security data. These ever-growing volumes of events, as well as asset, threat, user and other relevant data have created a big data challenge for security teams. To overcome this challenge, successful organizations have moved from traditional data management architectures to systems that are purpose-built to handle security data management in the age of APTs.

With this need to identify complex attacks, organizations should go beyond pattern matching to achieve true risk-based analysis and modeling. Ideally, this approach should be backed by a data management system able to create complex real-time analytics. In addition to the ability to spot threats in real-time, organizations should have the ability to identify potentially sinister long-term trends and patterns. Beyond just finding a ‘needle in a datastack’, organizations should move to a longer time horizon with risk-based context to find the right needle, so they can proactively deal with today’s threats.

Notes to editors
The study, conducted by research firm Vanson Bourne, interviewed 500 senior IT decision makers in January 2013, including 200 in the USA and 100 each in the UK, Germany and Australia.

About McAfee
McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), empowers businesses, the public sector, and home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet. The company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world. With its Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced security, and unique Global Threat Intelligence network, McAfee is relentlessly focused on keeping its customers safe.

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