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Preity finds her junior version (Movie Snippets)


June 28th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta has finally found her junior version - a young girl with a dimpled right cheek to play her younger version in her debut ... Read more...

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‘Chashme Buddoor’ set for monsoon release


June 1st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The much-talked about "Chashme Buddoor" remake, directed by David Dhawan, will release Aug 31.The original came out in 1981. Directed by Sai Paranjape, the light-hearted ... Read more...

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Will Shahid work in ‘Vettai’ remake?


May 14th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor has been approached to play the main lead in the Hindi remake of the Tamil blockbuster "Vettai", but the actor says he is not ... Read more...

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Bollywood friends made it easy for me to work here: Ali Zafar


May 4th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer-composer Ali Zafar, who received the best new talent trophy at the 143rd Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards, says the support of his co-actors has made ... Read more...

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Akshay gorges on masala dosas (Movie Snippets)


April 30th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar is savouring on Mysore delicacies as he shoots for a song of "Rowdy Rathore" in the city."A happy North Indian enjoying South ... Read more...

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Hindi remake of ‘Vettai’ to go on floor with Shahid in lead


April 26th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) "Get a good Hindi dialogue writer" is what Shahid Kapoor advised director Linguswamy when the Tamil-to-Hindi remake of his Tamil hit "Vettai" was not working out. ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar mesmerises fans in true Bollywood style


April 14th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Ali Zafar, one of the few Pakistani actors with a huge fan base in India, entertained the audience on the second day of Lifestyle Pakistan ... Read more...

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MFN status to India will benefit Pakistan, say its traders


April 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The most favoured nation (MFN) to India will ultimately benefit Pakistan and provide its traders a huge opportunity in the Indian market, exhibitors at the ... Read more...

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Irrfan to romance Aditi Rao Hydari in next film


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) After giving a thrilling performance in "Paan Singh Tomar", actor Irrfan is set to romance Aditi Rao Hydari in a new romantic comedy directed by ... Read more...

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Aditi welcomes healthy competition between new, old actors


March 26th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Actress Aditi Rao Hydari, whose last film "London, Paris, New York" managed to pull audiences to theatres, believes in healthy competition and says the success ... Read more...

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‘London Paris New York’ is winner overseas


March 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Debutant director Anu Menon's "London Paris New York", an unconventional romantic comedy that travels the three cities, has managed to impress the oversees box office.The movie ... Read more...

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Content, not cast rules: Filmmaker Goldie Behl


March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The story and not the stars is what appeals to audiences, says filmmaker Goldie Behl, adding that small budget movies are a less riskier ... Read more...

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Proud that a woman got Pakistan’s first Oscar: Ali Zafar


March 5th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar is happy that Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, a woman, picked up the first Oscar for his country. He describes it as a great ... Read more...

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Travel on highway of love with ‘London Paris New York’ (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "London Paris New York"; Cast: Ali Zafar and Aditi Rao Hydari; Writer-Director: Anu Menon; Rating: ***If only Siddharth Anand's "Anjaana Anjaani" was funnier, warmer, more kindered in spirit and less ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar strives for originality


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Pakistani actor Ali Zafar, whose multi-faceted personality has his fans in awe, says a lot of people inspires him in his pursuit for creativity, but he ... Read more...

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‘London Paris New York’ about love between strangers (IANS Preview)


February 29th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) After two successful films, Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar is back in action with his new romantic movie "London Paris New York" with actress Aditi Rao ... Read more...

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Sufism binds millions of hearts in subcontinent: Abida Parveen


February 28th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Sufi legend Abida Parveen Tuesday said that Sufism binds millions of people in the subcontinent and that the forthcoming festival Jahan-e-Khusrau festival is an effort ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar journeyed from portraits to musical dreams


February 28th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Pakistani singer Ali Zafar says that in his initial days he used to draw portraits to earn enough money to record his first music album."I started ... Read more...

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Priyanka hates being grown up (Movie Snippets)


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra wants to go back to school -- not to study, but to enjoy the innocence that goes with childhood. She says she doesn't ... Read more...

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The film industry is image driven: Aditi Rao


February 19th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Aditi Rao Hydari's journey from a miniscule role in "Delhi 6" to the lead in her forthcoming release "London, Paris, New York", has not been easy. ... Read more...

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Cinema, theatre can promote Urdu: Ali


February 15th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Pakistani actor Ali Zafar, busy promoting his upcoming film "London, Paris, New York", says cinema can help to promote Urdu, which he feels is on the ... Read more...

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Now filmmakers free to make genre-based movies: Goldie Behl


February 11th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Goldie Behl, who is gearing up for the release of his next production "London, Paris, New York", says filmmakers are under no pressure nowadays to ... Read more...

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Veena Malik doesn’t represent entire Pakistan: Ali Zafar


February 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Malik is controversy's favourite child but it would be unfair to judge the entire country on the basis of what she does ... Read more...

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Emraan an accommodating co-star, says Bipasha (Movie Snippets)


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Bipasha Basu has teamed up with Emraan Hashmi for "Raaz 3" and describes her co-star as fabulous and accommodating."Emraan is a fab actor and accommodating ... Read more...

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‘New directors, social media creating fresh Pakistani cinema’


February 1st, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar says Pakistani cinema is going through a bad patch for want of good stories but feels that with the entry of ... Read more...

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David Dhawan proud of Katrina’s ‘Chikhni chameli’


January 27th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Director David Dhawan, who worked with Katrina Kaif in "Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?", is impressed with the actress' "Chikni chameli" act, and is happy with ... Read more...

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Sony Music acquires rights of ‘London, Paris, New York’


January 25th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The music rights of romantic comedy "London, Paris, New York" have been reserved by Sony Music. All seven songs in the album have been written, ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar prays for Mehdi Hassan’s good health


January 16th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar says ailing ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan is irreplaceable and has hoped that he recovers soon."Mehdi Hassan Khan Sahab. Jab tak aapka ... Read more...

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I have always looked up to Kishore Kumar: Ali Zafar


January 16th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Ali Zafar is gearing up for his latest romantic comedy "London, Paris, New York". The multi-talented Pakistani actor, who has not only acted in the ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar’s item song woes


January 8th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Pakistani actor Ali Zafar seems to be having a tough time perfecting his dance steps for a Bollywood item number."Most painfully joyous process. Dance ... Read more...

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Online hunt launched to find title for ‘Chashme Buddoor’ remake


December 12th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Filmmaker David Dhawan has launched an online hunt for an alternate title for the remake of 1981 classic "Chashme Buddoor"."David Dhawan is looking for ... Read more...

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Turning 30 is fab: Dia Mirza (Movie Snippets)


December 10th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza loves the thought of turning 30, and hopes for an exciting new decade in life.The former beauty queen-turned-actress-turned-producer turned 30 Friday."Thank ... Read more...

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Deepti Naval finds nothing wrong with remakes


December 9th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Most Bollywood filmmakers are revisiting old classics for remakes, and veteran actress Deepti Naval, whose cult film "Chashme Buddoor" is also being remade by David Dhawan, ... Read more...

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I’m a big fan of Salman Khan: Ali Zafar (Movie Snippets)


September 18th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar, who is slowly making a foothold in the Indian film industry, says he is a big fan of Bollywood star Salman ... Read more...

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‘Mere Brother Ki…’ earns Rs.25.6 crore over weekend


September 13th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Imran Khan and Katrina Kaif-starrer romantic comedy "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan" has not got a bumper opening like "Bodyguard" but the film is doing good ... Read more...

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