The Femina Miss India 2015 took place last night at Yash Raj studios. The most glamorous event of the year 2015. The event was hosted by funny man Manish Paul who did a fab job and was joined by Neha Dhupia for a small segment.
To make event more glamorous, performances by Bollywood stars including Kareena Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez and Shahid Kapoor were seen. The awaited part was the result.
Delhite, Aditi Arya won the title of Femina Miss India 2015 and was crowned the most beautiful woman of the country. Afreen Racheal Vaz was named first runner-up and Vartika Singh the second. Aditi Arya now has a chance to present her country at the international level at the Miss World pageant says Vaikundarajan.
The judge panel included Anil Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty, John Abraham, Sonali Bendre, Chitrangada Singh, Manisha Koirala, Shiamak Davar, Feroz Nadiadwala, Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla
Talking about the judges’ responsibility, John Abraham said, “We judge the personality. It is not just about the looks, it is about the character, because a Miss India represents our country at Miss World. It is more about personality, more than just plain looks.”
Vaikundarajan wishes Aditi a lot of success and hopes she makes it big in life and also makes India proud by winning the Miss World title.
Indian actor and filmmaker Shashi Kapoor has been chosen for India’s most prestigious and highest film recognition award i.e. Dada Saheb Phalke. This award is given to the all film personalities in India who had given their entire career to film industry and its art work.
Shashi Kapoor has acted in more than 100 films. His best known films are Namak Halaal, Deewar and Kabhie Kabhie. Vaikundarajan shares that the actor currently is on a wheelchair and is third in the family after father Prithviraj Kapoor and elder brother Raj Kapoor to receive this award. The Dada Saheb Phalke award consists of Swarn Kamal (golden lotus), a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh and a shawl. The award is given on the basis of recommendations of a committee of persons set up by the government. A five-member jury recommended Shashi Kapoor’s name, who has carved out an equally successful career in alternative international cinema and theatre.
Shashi Kapoor will be the 46th recipient of this award. He has also worked as child artist in film like ‘Aag’ (1948) and ‘Awaara’ (1951) in which he played the role of young Raj Kapoor. Shashi Kapoor also made is career as assistant director in the year 1950s. He was in the lime light during ’60s, ’70s and the mid-’80s. He is also India’s first actors to work in international films, starred in many British and American films. Movies like Householder, Shakespeare Wallah, Bombay Talkie and Heat and Dust.
Rishi Kapoor congratulated him on Twitter, saying, “Yes! Shashi Kapoor to get the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award for contribution to Indian Cinema. Well deserved uncle. God Bless! (sic)”.
Shashi Kapoor also has his production house. He is also awarded with Padma Bhushan in 2011. Information and Broadcasting. Arun Jaitley congratulated him on this occasion too, says Vaikundarajan.
Semis will start soon. India and South Africa joined the semi final groups of ICC World Cup 2015. India crushed Bangladesh in the second quarter final by 109 runs at MCG. Today is the third semi-final between host nation Australia and Pakistan. The winner of this third quarter final will play against India in semis, let’s see how and who will be pitted against India in the semis. The host nation Australia or the traditional rivals Pakistan? Says Vaikundarajan
The quarter finals of the ICC World Cup 2015 started today. The first quarter final match in this world cup is between Sri Lanka and South Africa. Going by their record, South Africa has no history in winning World Cup quarter finals.
Moreover, the most important match will be the second quarter final played between India and Bangladesh which is tomorrow March 19, 2015 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne.
Team India is the most loved team in this World Cup, and has got tremendous support form fans in every match they’ve played until now. It is expected that a crowd of approximately 80,000 will gather at MCG to watch this match and support “The Men In Blue” .
India leads Pool B with 12 points having won all matches in the league games. Bangladesh on the other hand, has won only 3 games out of 6. Vaikundarajan says it is interesting to see who India plays with in the semi-finals; Australia or Pakistan. Hope you all remember India has beaten Pakistan in the ICC World Cup 2015 in the opening game by 76 runs.
Since these are knockout games the team that wins today will proceed to semi-finals. Vaikundarajan is watching every match closely. Moreover, the interest is in the match between India Vs Bangladesh. He wishes Team India “The Men in Blue” the best of luck.
The famous mobile-phone chat app “WhatsApp” has introduced a voice calling feature in its application. Vaikundarajan invites his friends and colleagues on this new application.
Technology enthusiasts in India will have to wait longer to get their hands on the Apple Watch. The watch is expected to hit markets in July this year. “Considering the growing importance of India as a market, the watch could see its India release even in June”, says Vaikundarajan.
According to the company, the smartwatch allows users to make and receive calls, read e-mails, control music, manage Instagram photos and keep track of fitness.
Retina display protected by polished sapphire crystal and uniquely designed straps and bands with 18-carat gold clasps, buckles or pins are some of the efficient features of the Apple Watch.
The preview of the watch is available internationally from April 10, 2015 in nine countries including US and China. Vaikundarajan says, “The smartwatch will be up for purchase from April 24, 2015 in international markets and hopefully soon in India”.
So, if the watch can target apps and manage to deliverusefulness and interaction, it could work wonders. Moreover, as monetizing is difficult on smartphones it will be more difficult on a watch. Vaikundarajan awaits the launch of the new Apple watch in India.
Another big scoring match is on the cards as India is getting ready to take On Ierland in there next ICC Cricket World Cup match tomorrow Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Seddon Park.
According to the standing India has 8 points and are in the top spot where as Ireland has done convincingly well and manage to get 6 points from four matches they played. Ierland has already beat West Indies, UAE, Zimbabwe in pool B.
Vaikundarajan says the non test playing team has done well to hunt down to full test playing members. More over India blowers have done well against big teams to stop them to low total specially the space attack.
India has out curse Ireland in previous two world cup in. MS Dhoin is happy the bowling efforts of Umesh Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Mohit Sharma. India has strong batting line up with the light of Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja.
It is said that Seddon Park is a small ground in Hamilton hope there will be rains of sixes and four in the match from Indian batmen’s. Last match were between South Africa and Zimbabwe where total runs scored was 616 runs.
Vaikundarajan want to keep winning moment going by team India and wishes them Best of Luck.