Viju Khote A.K.A. Kalia Of Sholay Died At 77

Veteran film and theater actor Viju Khote popularly known for playing the role of Kalia in 1975 movie Sholay passed away in Mumbai. He was 77. Viju Khote has appeared in over 300 films both Hindi and Marathi. He has also acted in numerous television shows and plays.

Viju Khote’s filmography

He made his debut in movies with 1964 movie Ya Malak and soon start getting offers from greatest directors and producers of his time. But the turning point in his acting career came in 1975 when he was offered the role of Kaila by Ramesh Sippy. He played the most iconic role in Sholaythat is still considered the biggest blockbuster.

Popular films of Viju Khote

  • Sholay as Kalia (1975)
  • Qurbani as Vikram’s Man (1980)
  • Karz as Baiyan(1980)
  • Nagina as Singh (1986)
  • Andaz Apna Apna as Rober(1994)
  • China Gate as Ghanshyam (1998)
  • JaaneKyun De Yaaron as Biju Khote (2018)

Viju Khote family

He was younger brother of veteran actress Shubha Khote. His father Nandu Khote was also a noted stage actor. Another noted actor her times Durga Khote was aunt of Viju Khote. JaaneKyun De Yaaron in 2018 was his last movie. But he is more popular … Read the rest


IRCTC’s IPO Opens With 10% Initial Discount On September 30

The state-owned Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is planning to offer an Initial Public Offering (IPO) at Rs. 315-320 per share. But IRCTC is offering 10% discount to retail investors and eligible employees. They can buy shares at Rs. 305-310.

Highlights of IRCTC’s IPO

  • Government expects to raise around Rs. 628-638 crore with IPO
  • It comprises of an offer for sale of 2 crore shares
  • It represents 12.50% of total paid-up equity by the Ministry of Railways
  • Addition of employee reservation portion of 1.6 lack shares increases the total paid-up equity to12.6%
  • Issues and all proceeds from the IPO will go the selling shareholder
  • The minimum lot is 40 equity share

Expected date of release for IPO

IRCTC’s IPO is expected to be launched on October 9 and the shared would be listed in both NSE and BSE on October 14. The biggest factor in the IPO is that IRCTC won’t receive any proceeds from the offer.

What is IRCTC?

Established in 1999, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation is a state-owned company. It has achieved the status of a Miniratna company within government companies. IRCTC provides many services in addition to selling train tickets. The government expects … Read the rest


This World Heart Day Take An Oath To Control Hypertension

A heart attack is a medical emergency that can happen anytime but it is more dangerous, if it goes unrecognized. It is called “Silent Heart Attack’ and it could be more fatal, if you fail to notice the signs.

Silent Heart Attack

Also known as Silent Myocardial Infraction (SMI), it accounts for 45% of total heart attacks in the world but what is more surprising is that it affects more women than men. And it is directly related to high blood pressure.

90/60mmHG and 120/80mmHG is considered normal range of blood pressure and anything above 140/90mmHg is high blood pressure. A recent survey in Rajasthan revealed startling details – 7% women against 12% men between 15-49 years suffer from high blood pressure.

But these people don’t have any underlying condition like diabetes, obesity, tobacco consumption and cholesterol buildup. And these people have more chances of getting silent heart attack that could go unnoticed.

Relation between hypertension and heart attack

Your health is what you eat. Today urban lifestyle leaves little time to take care of your health especially heart that suffers a lot. Your food is high on calorie but low on nutrient. Moreover, lack of physical activity increases chances … Read the rest


Flipkart Big Billion Days 2019 Sale: Exciting Offers On First Day

Flipkart Big Billion Days 2019 Sale, the first festival season sale of Flipkart, has started and it will continue till October 4th. In the first of day the sale, offers are given on LED TV, soundbar, smart wearable and other products. Offer on electronic items including mobile phones would be available from 30th October.

Highlights of the sale

  • Additional 10% discount on credit/debit cards of Axis Bank
  • ICICI Bank customers will get 10% additional discount on credit cards
  • Great exchange value of your goods

Here’re important discount offers of the Flipkart Big Billion Days 2019 Sale

VU Pixelight 50-inch 4K smart TV

This 50-inch 4K smart television with support for Netflix, Prime Video and YouTube is available on Rs. 25,999. Also, it can be bought at Rs. 23,000 with exchange of your TV. Its market price Rs. 42,000.

Mi LED Smart TV 4A Pro 43-inch

This 43-inch TV is Android based TV. It comes with built-in Google Chromecast and Google Assistant Support. Also, it carries 3-HDMI and 3-USB ports. Its market price is Rs. 25,999 but it is available at Rs. 19,999. Also, you can get an additional discount of up to Rs. 8,500 on exchange of your old TV.… Read the rest


Navratra Kalash Puja Vidhi Mantra For Winter Navratra Beginning Sunday 28th September

Winter Navratras would begin from 29th September, Sunday. This time the Goddess Durga is coming on elephant and she’s bringing many happy coincidences and it is on one of the coincidences that you need to set kalash at home.

What is kalashI?

According to Devi Bhagwat Purana, kalash is an incarnation of Lord Ganesha because it is the home to holy waters from oceans, rivers and many gods and goddesses. After sitting, the kalash becomes the heavenly abode of Lord Ganesha and clears all the hurdles. People set kalash before Navratra puja to fulfill the religious ceremony without any hindrance.Every day, rituals are started only after worshipping the kalash.

It could be an earthen pot or one made of metal like copper and brass. Fill the kalash with jau, til, saptmritika, sarvoshadhi, lalvastra, paniwala nariyal, deep, roli, Kumkum, sikka, supari, gangajal, aam ka pallav, pan ka patta and shahadand set it at your home.

What is the right time for setting kalash?

Kalash can be set on Sunday after sunrise. Sit the kalash for four hours after sunrise in abhijeetmuhurton mud and sand. You need to take an oath (sankalp) to worship the … Read the rest


Let’s Play Lata’s Popular Songs On Her Birthday

Queen of Melody, Voice of the Nation, Voice of the Millennium, Nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar turns 90 today. The most popular singer of India, Latajee is the first choice of every music director, composer and actress. She’s so revered that actresses consider it an honor if Latajee sing for them.

Here is rewinding of some of the unforgettable songs of this heavenly voice

Lag jaa gale (Who KaunThi?)

Composed by Madan Mohan, his hunting melody of the 1964 film is so sweet that you won’t stop listening to this song again and again.

Mohepanghat pe (Mughal-E-Azam)

It was a magnum opus by K. Asif. This star-studded movie had Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar and Madhubala. The music was by Naushad and singer for Madhbala was none other than Latajee.

ChalteChalte (Pakeezah)

A tribute to Meena Kumari by her husband and director Kamal Amrohi, Pakeezah is still known for the superb performance by Meena Kumar and out-of-the-world music put together by Ghulam Mohammed and Naushad. And the only singer that they could select was Latajee.

Ae dil e naadan (Razia Sultan)

Khayyam, the legendary composer who passed away recently, turned to Latajee for this very song … Read the rest