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Reports by Vipul K Rawal

Tarun Tejpal applies for Anticipatory Parole fearing his wife may fall sick

Tarun Tejpal applies for Anticipatory Parole fearing his wife may fall sick

Dec 9, 2013 Comments

The Goa Police were flabbergasted today when they received an application from Tarun Tejpal for “Anticipatory Parole” on the grounds that his wife may fall sick.

Ram Jethmalani takes suo motu action to defend Tarun Tejpal

Ram Jethmalani takes suo motu action to defend Tarun Tejpal

Nov 22, 2013 Comments

After Goa police took suo motu cognizance and filed an FIR against Tarun Tejpal, eminent Lawyer Ram Jethmalani has taken suo motu cognizance of Tejpal’s guilt and decided to defend him.

Mallika Sherawat’s father asks Modi to keep a watch on his daughter

Mallika Sherawat’s father asks Modi to keep a watch on his daughter

Nov 18, 2013 Comments

After BJP claimed that the Government of Gujarat was snooping on a woman following requests from her father who feared for her safety, another worried father has decided to approach the Gujarat government.

The Lunchbox effect: housewives request Dabbawalas to commit more mistakes

The Lunchbox effect: housewives request Dabbawalas to commit more mistakes

Sep 21, 2013 Comments

The office bearers of the Dabbawala Union were left flabbergasted today they were visited by a some women who wanted them to misplace dabbas so that they reach the right man.

Don’t become MacMohan of Hollywood, fans plead with Anil Kapoor

Don’t become MacMohan of Hollywood, fans plead with Anil Kapoor

Dec 22, 2011 Comments

During the movie, Romeo, an Anil Kapoor fan, got a phone call from Juliet, his girlfriend, and being a cultured moviegoer, he got out of the movie hall to have a quick chat. He returned after three minutes, his shortest phone conversation ever with his girlfriend, and was shocked to realize that he had missed Anil Kapoor’s role as a result. He couldn’t believe this horror.

Man divorces his wife of ten years because she didn’t nag him at all

Man divorces his wife of ten years because she didn’t nag him at all

Nov 30, 2011 Comments

In a landmark judgment, a Mumbai family court has granted divorce to a man, who wanted to separate from his wife on the grounds that she didn’t nag him even once during their married tenure of ten years. The court has upheld the argument by the bewildered husband that a no-nagging wife was not a natural phenomenon and could be counter conducive to happy married life.

Producer under fire for giving scriptwriter a fee as high as heroine’s wardrobe budget

Producer under fire for giving scriptwriter a fee as high as heroine’s wardrobe budget

Sep 12, 2011 Comments

A Bollywood film producer is facing strong criticism for offering a scriptwriter an amount of fee, which is as high as the budget earmarked for the wardrobe expenses of the film’s heroine.

Dev Anand claims Lagaan was remake of Awwal Number, plans to release it in B&W

Dev Anand claims Lagaan was remake of Awwal Number, plans to release it in B&W

Feb 24, 2011 Comments

While watching the Pakistan vs. Kenya match last night, the evergreen Dev Anand suddenly realized that his 1990 movie “Awwal Number” starring Aamir Khan and himself was remade into “Lagaan” by Aamir without any due credits. At the hastily called press conference in the middle of the night, the immaculately dressed Dev Saab addressed the media in his own customary style.

Ra.One adjudged Best Film in Filmfare awards for unreleased movies

Ra.One adjudged Best Film in Filmfare awards for unreleased movies

Feb 1, 2011 Comments

To make Bollywood awards as “transparent” and “genuine” as possible, Filmfare, the leading award presenter, has decided to institute an award for the “unreleased” movies. The inaugural awards were swept by Shah Rukh Khan for his upcoming movies Ra.One and Don-2. While Filmfare claims the award is to reward hard work shown in filming, critics have called it no better than the present set of awards.