Reported by Puja Talwar, Written by Gitanjali Roy | Friday June 14, 2013
Tamil star Dhanush is hoping to conquer Bollywood in his first Hindi film Raanjhanaa co-starring Sonam Kapoor. And while he does admit to a language block, Dhanush says playing a North Indian romeo wasn't all that difficult.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 29, 2013
Actor Govinda has gifted a Hindi dictionary to choreographer Ashley Lobo, whose grip on the language isn't very strong.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 26, 2013
Delhi Police today opposed the plea of two of the four accused in the December 16 gang-rape case for use of Hindi language during the trial proceedings as they do not understand English, calling it a "delaying tactic".
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 21, 2013
Actress Shabana Azmi feels sad that Hindi films, that once used to protect the Urdu language, are slowly shunning it.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 20, 2013
In a bid to stop cheating, Britain is set to ban immigrants from taking driving tests in Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Bengali, Kashmiri, Tamil, Urdu and 12 other foreign languages under new plans to be unveiled next month.
NDTV Correspondent | Thursday December 20, 2012
SwiftKey, a popular keyboard app for Android devices, has added support for Hindi and Hinglish to its language portfolio.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 28, 2012
Actor-filmmaker-choreographer Prabhudheva has dubbed in Hindi for the 3D dance film ABCD - AnyBody Can Dance and says that it was really tough.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 12, 2012
It was not a comfortable moment for Katrina Kaif, when a journo doubted her command over Hindi language at a promotional event in New Delhi. But co-star Shah Rukh Khan came to her rescue.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 25, 2012
Dutch filmmaker Laurens Postma is making his Bollywood debut with Cover Story: The Ultimate Interview but language was never a problem even though he doesn't know Hindi, says Jackie Shroff, who plays the male lead.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 24, 2012
A proposal was passed on the concluding day of the Ninth World Hindi Conference in Johanesburg on Monday for initiating time-bound action to make Hindi one of the official languages of the UN.
Mid-Day.Com | Sunday August 26, 2012
Director Prabhu Deva is not too comfortable with Hindi and only speaks in Tamil with Shruti Haasan, the female lead of his next Bollywood film.
Surbhi Chawla | Tuesday July 17, 2012
HTC has announced that it will soon roll-out an update to bring full language support for Hindi, Tamil and Marathi on its select smartphones.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 13, 2012
Three Tamil Nadu MPs from different parties on Sunday made a strong pitch for making Tamil one of the official languages and opposed any move to impose Hindi on the country.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 7, 2012
BIg B who is extremely fluent in spoken and written Hindi, offered to help Rana Daggubati with the language during the shooting of Department.
Mid-Day | Friday March 2, 2012
The Kerala-based actor who is making his Hindi film debut opposite Rani Mukerji is finding it difficult to learn his Hindi lines
Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 30, 2011
World champion Sebastian Vettel displayed a flair for language and an eye for the ladies as he used halting Hindi to pay tribute to India's beautiful women on Sunday.
Mid-Day.com | Tuesday March 8, 2011
Rana Daggupati says he had to get rid of his Hyderabadi accent and learn Goan Hindi to fit into the role in Dum Maro Dum.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday September 9, 2010
Two members of the parliament committee on official languages have clearly spelt their discontent with the manner in which hindi, our national language is used or rather abused by parliamentarians.They say the language is insulted on almost a daily basis and now plan to take their complaint to the p...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday September 15, 2009
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has demanded that regional languages must get equal status at the Centre.
India | Rahul Shrivastava | Tuesday July 21, 2009
A new row has broken out in Parliament, not over any important legislation but over which language should be spoken in the House?