It was reported on 12 June,2012 that Robot was released to a thunderous response in Japan last month. The Japanese love Rajanikanth’s film and he is known much for his film Muthu. Hence it is no surprise that Robot is welcome with such a great response. Robot is a dubbed version of Tamil movie titled Endhiran .
It was simultaneously released in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil to a thunderous collections in India. Directed by Shankar , the movie had Rajanikanth play two roles, one of a scientist and other the Robot that he develops.
Robot was reportedly re-edited to two hours to suit the people there. However, it became a rage in the country, so much so that on popular public demand, the 3 hour version of the film is being screened at 1300 theatres across the country.
Four weeks have gone but it is still going strong. Robot is still competing with mainstream Japanese films. The song Irumbile/Naina Miley has become an anthem and the Japanese are humming to it despite the language divide.
Check these photos to fathom some of the mania
It is feared that a huge tsunami like the one of 2004 might be repeated, but people are being evacuated from the coastal areas, so the risk for loss of human lives is much lower.
Some buildings have developed cracks, and people have rushed out of offices and houses due to the risk of collapses.
Metro and railways have stopped functioning, and cell phone services have been affected too.
Similar warnings have been issued in 28 countries, including Australia, Thailand, Iran, Bangladesh, South Africa and Pakistan. These warnings do not mean that a tsunami is imminent, but that there is a potential risk for it.
Though so far no giant waves have hit the Indian shores, minor tremors have been registered in cities like Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Cuttack, located along the eastern coast of the country.]]>
But kudos to Maria, who despite being in pain has planned to continue performing along with her partner Derek Hough to the best of her ability. Menounos reportedly suffered an injury at the rehearsals when she accidentally came down with her torso on her partner’s knee.
Maria while explaining her accident said that his knee is very hard and her ribs are really soft. Despite having broken ribs, the Dancing With the Stars 2012 cast member and partner Derek hope that the injury will not camouflage their performance this week on the show.
Some of the close friends of the actress said that she has for the past few weeks been in pain during the rehearsals but is managing to stay strong and working through it and also refuses to give up.]]>
Raghuvanshi, while talking about her experience said that the Japanese have their own typical culture, rituals and beliefs. The school girl shared that the water from all the taps in any city, house or bathroom is drinkable and that people in the country have bath in the night than in the morning.
Yashasvi also shared that they use separate slippers for bedroom and house and the beds are basically made of straw mats over which they cover feather mattress for sleeping. While the opinion of the Japanese over India varies from a mystique land to a super power.
Even the younger generation looks at India as a future super power and a scientific hub. The professors at the Keio University opined that India is a big investment destination and that they are also working with various groups to facilitate such investments.]]>
Schiller added that their customers are loving the incredible new features of the new iPad. The senior vice president also said that they cannot wait to get it in to the hands of even more customers around the world this Friday.
The new iPad also known as the iPad 3 went on sale on March 16, 2012. The fans of the new Apple device lined up from Sydney to San Francisco to get their hand on the latest model of the best selling tablet computer.
At present the new iPad is available in Australia, US, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and Britain and will go on sale in more countries on March 23, 2012.]]>
The earthquake of 6.9 magnitude was measured 6.6 kilometers below the seabed of the northern island of Hokkaido n the Pacific at 6:08pm. The earthquake was then followed by a 20 centimeter tsunami after which the local authorities issued an evacuation warning for the coastal residents before it hit the land.
Later a moderately strong earthquake measuring 5.7 hit Tokyo that left the residents on edge. The high speed bullet trains were halted and even the two runways Tokto’s Narita International Airport were closed after the quake.
Till now no abnormalities are reported especially at the Tokai No 2 nuclear power plant that is situated at the northeast of Tokyo. The plant has been shut for maintenance. There were also no reports of abnormalities at the Tokyo Electric Power Co’s tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi plants. Click here to view the video.]]>
In a poll conducted in the US, in which 689 of the mobile users had participated, it was found that 29 percent of the respondents are looking to buy the iPad 3 and surprisingly about 54 percent of that group does not currently own a tablet.
The report also said that 65 percent of those who wanted to buy an iPad said that they can also opt to buy a discounted iPad 2 instead of an iPad 3 at full price. It was also found that 50 percent of the prospective iPad buyers were ready to pay more than $500 for their new tablet.
But if the tablet would go above the price range of $500 then the buyers would go for an older and a cheaper version. This has clearly indicated that it does not matter if the consumers opt for the new iPad against the older iPad, but the excitement around the iPad release is very likely to increase the popularity of the iPad in the tablet market.
The actress known for her role in ‘My Sassy Girl’ and ‘Blood : The Last Vampire’ will be ogetting hitched to Choi Jun Hyuk, who is a non celebrity at Shilla Hotel in Seoul.
Choi is a banker and is the grandson of South Korea’s best Hanbok designer Lee Young Hee. He is also the second son of Lee Jung Woo, who is a popular fashion designer in South Korea.
Reports say that Choi and Jun are of the same age and the representative of Lee Young Hee informed that they have been friends since childhood. The two came out in open about their relationship in the month of December last year. At present the actress is working in the upcoming film ‘Berlin’ and will wed after the shooting completes.]]>
Some reports also claimed that Fei Fei, who died on January 3, had called her manager Huang Jin Fu last year after finding out that she was in the final stages of cancer. The reports even said that Feng called Huang often and requested him not to put down the phone as she was bored and lonely.
Zhao released a statement which clarified that all the reports are false and that since last four years they did not have any pet dogs and that the singer wasn’t alone when she died. The singer’s son further revealed that during her last days the singer was accompanied with some of her close friends and also her son.
Feng was taken care by her son and his aunt Yong Chun until she passed away.]]>
The announcement was made by the group’s agency, which revealed that she will be going though the surgery on February 21, 2012. The agency also revealed that the singer has been complaining of sore throat since last November.
On February 18, the group had even started off their much awaited Asia tour in Seoul. The tour has been titled as ‘KARASIA’, which will also be touring in China, Honk Kong, Taiwan and Thailand along with five other cities in Japan starting on April 4, 2012.
The management company assured that the singer will be recovering just in time for the Japan tour, for which the girls will be performing in Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya and Osaka with two concerts at each venue.]]>