Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicShah Rukh Khan

Topic: Shah Rukh Khan

More than Zero — Shah Rukh Khan is back

Zero’s failure seemed to have deterred brand SRK a little, and it felt like it was more than just a commercial failure. It was personal, to the man himself.

Akshay Kumar cuts ties with Vimal Elaichi amid backlash, pledges fee to ‘worthy cause’

Announcing his decision to step down as brand ambassador of Vimal pan masala, actor Akshay Kumar said he has not and will not "endorse tobacco".

With SRK+ teaser, Shah Rukh Khan shows love trumps hate. Smear campaigns can’t dent Badshah

From 'Pathan' teaser, to endorsing Thums Up and #AskSRK sessions, SRK restarted an online empire that shows 'Khan' is still a superhero.

Inside story of how billionaires of big-brand pan masala industry got around an ad ban

Despite ban on advertisement and sale of pan masala and gutka, the industry's biggest brands and barons have thrived by using IPL, fancy commercials and Bollywood stars.

Not Shah Rukh Khan nor Salman, ‘taste the thunder’ is the real hero of Thums Up ads

In India, if a brand jingle is good, it’s the best seller of the product. And ‘taste the thunder’ has been ruling for years.

What Hyundai said on Kashmir isn’t something smart MNCs do

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Shah Rukh Khan didn’t ‘spit’ at Lata Mangeshkar’s funeral. This is what his gesture meant

After Shah Rukh Khan read a ‘dua’ next to mortal remains of Lata Mangeshkar, several Twitter users including Haryana BJP leader Arun Yadav questioned if the actor spat.

Never call him to such parties, he doesn’t know how to behave: Salman Khan’s dad to host

In 'Salman Khan', Devapriya Sanyal mentions how a party went sour with a tiff between 'bad boy' Salman Khan and Subhash Ghai.

How desi Dolo became India’s favoured paracetamol brand in pandemic, beat global pharma giants

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

‘Your autographs!’ SRK has a fan moment with India women’s cricket team in new ad

Hyundai ad features cricketers Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Taniya Bhatia & Shafali Verma. SRK was last seen on-screen in a Cadbury’s Diwali-themed ad late October.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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