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Why Rupert Grint became nervous


July 31st, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) British actor Rupert Grint became nervous when he was shooting scenes for "Cbgb" when musician Cheetah Crome turned up at the shoot.The movie is a ... Read more...

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‘Homeless’ Afropolitans strike roots in Jaipur


January 20th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) London meets Lagos meets Durban meets Dakar meets New York. And now Jaipur. "American accent, European affect, African ethos." A new breed of hybrid inklings ... Read more...

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Aamir’s choice of films makes Kamal Haasan happy


January 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) He candidly admits that he couldn't have made it big in Bollywood without his mentor K. Balachander, that Hindi movies still enthuse him and that ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: Hugh Jackman Makes Match- Zigler vs Ryder


September 20th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hugh Jackman of 'X-Men' starred live from Cleveland, Ohio on last night's episode of 'WWE Monday Night Raw Supershow'. Jackman took the mic and greeted Cleveland with his ... Read more...

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Eva Green still takes acting classes


June 24th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) French actress Eva Green still takes acting classes from her childhood drama teacher and even invites her to film sets for tips."It's my old drama ... Read more...

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Terror on celluloid: Documentaries, movies tracking Osama


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Al Quaida leader Osama bin Laden, world's biggest terrorist who was killed Monday by the US Army, spawned quite a few documentaries and some movies ... Read more...

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Radcliffe’s musical receives mixed response


March 29th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) British actor Daniel Radcliffe's musical debut "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" received mixed reviews.The New York Times' chief theatre critic Ben Brantley gives ... Read more...

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A club which keeps Kenyan cricket alive


March 7th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Clad in bright green, Kenya's World Cup jersey, the six-foot, burly Lakhdeep Babra stands out in the crowd at the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium. The Anglo-Indian, ... Read more...

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Brit actress finds playing role of Kate Middleton in film ‘an honour’


March 5th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): The British-born actress, who is playing royal bride-to-be Kate Middleton in a forthcoming TV film, has said that it is "an honour" to win the part.Camilla Luddington, 27, ... Read more...

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Celebrities should support Bollywood’s Razzies: Cyrus Broacha


February 26th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Cyrus Broacha, who will be the host of next month's Golden Kela Awards that take a dig at failures in Bollywood just like Hollywood's ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe Does Not Want To Leave London!


November 16th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Daniel Radcliffe, the 'Harry Potter' star has almost finished with the last leg of shooting for the Harry Potter series’ last installment and is not yet ready ... Read more...

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Radcliffe won’t leave London for US


November 16th, 2010 - 7:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe says he can't imagine leaving Britain and making the US his permanent home to pursue his passion acting.The 21-year-old, who shot to fame ... Read more...

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Keep dreaming big, Michelle tells Indian students (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Greeting students with a "Namaste", US First Lady Michelle Obama Sunday shared her humble beginnings, the "strong values" her parents gave her, and asked Indian youth to ... Read more...

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Chinese kids learn English from toons


August 4th, 2010 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Micky Mouse, AristoCats and other cartoon charecters have now got a new job -- to teach kindergarten tiny tots in China how to speak English. English learning centres run ... Read more...

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American accent makes singing easier, says Oz study


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that singing in an American accent comes naturally to most singers, as it is easier to sing the song that way.Big names in ... Read more...

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Kiwis ’sing in an American-influenced accent’


July 28th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 28 (ANI): Kiwis may talk in their regular accents, but when they croon, they do so in American accents, says a new research.AUT University culture, discourse and communication masters student ... Read more...

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Pattinson copied rap stars to perfect US accent


July 5th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) British actor Robert Pattinson copied his favourite rap stars to perfect an American accent. "I used to want to be a rapper when I was 14. I have a ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson perfected US accent by copying rappers


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Actor Robert Pattinson has revealed that he perfected his US accent for the 'Twilight' films by copying his favourite rap stars."I used to want to be a ... Read more...

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Cattrall avoided talking to family due to fear of losing English accent for play


May 30th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Actress Kim Cattrall avoided talking to her North American family while in London for her play 'Private Lives', as she feared losing the English accent she had developed ... Read more...

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Hyped Movies Face the Heat


May 24th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In Bollywood, movies come and go like birds, some make a place for themselves, some fly away leaving no sign of their arrival. Today, Bollywood films ... Read more...

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Dora the Explorer branded ‘Dora the Illegal Immigrant’ by anti-immigration activists


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Campaigners are using soft-power to fight Arizona's controversial anti-immigration law. They have appointed Nickelodeon's endearing Spanish-speaking cartoon character 'Dora the Explorer' as their ambassador.Doctored pictures show the ... Read more...

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Dame Helen Mirren plays brothel madam in ‘Love Ranch’


May 17th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren plays the role of a brothel madam in her latest film 'Love Ranch'.The film, which is directed and produced by her husband, Taylor Hackford, is ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson wanted to be a rapper


May 13th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) British actor Robert Pattinson has revealed that he once aspired to become a rapper. "I used to want to be a rapper when I was, like, 14," ... Read more...

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Colin Farrell says it was tough getting perfect Irish accent for ‘Ondine’


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 3 (ANI): Colin Farrell has said that he was worried that he would not be able to manage a perfect Irish accent in new movie 'Ondine'.However, Irish newspapers have ... Read more...

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I have exactly 15 words in Hindi in ‘Shor’: Sendhil Ramamurthy


April 22nd, 2010 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) US-based Indian actor Sendhil Ramamurthy, who is unhappy with his English film "It's A Wonderful Afterlife" being dubbed into Hindi, will make his Bollywood ... Read more...

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Sendhil apprehensive about mouthing Hindi in Bollywood


April 21st, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This week when American NRI actor Sendhil Ramamurthy flew down to Mumbai he was in for a real shocker. His debut film in the Indian film ... Read more...

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Ensure Trinamool not helping Maoists, CPI-M to Chidambaram


April 5th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5(IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front major Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday asked union Home Minister P.Chidambaram to ensure that United Progressive Alliance (UPA) partner Trinamool Congress was not ... Read more...

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Captain America’s ID To Be Revealed: Is It John Krasinski?


February 25th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Hollywood Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Kransinski has been slowly forging his path into Hollywood since the year 2000. Since then he has added several blockbusters to his experience, such as ... Read more...

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US envoy extends ‘hand of friendship’ to Indian Muslims


February 18th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Wearing a black business suit and a pearl necklace sparkling in the dimly lit lawns of the India Islamic Cultural Centre here, Farah Pandith, ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe learns Nottingham accent for Robin Hood role


February 3rd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Russell Crowe has become quite adept in speaking in an authentic Nottingham accent for the title role in his upcoming flick Robin Hood.Even his Aussie co-star Cate ... Read more...

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Karan Johar spends moolah on American accent class!


January 29th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Not only has Shahrukh Khan worked hard for "My Name is Khan'. His onscreen son in the film, Arjan Aujla has had to undergo training to speak with an American accent. And ... Read more...

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Sketching the face of jihadism is futile: US think tank


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Citing the case of Pakistani origin terror suspect David Headley, who changed his given name of Daood Gilani to fool Indian security services, a strategic think tank says ... Read more...

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The Rachael Ray Show - 400 Calorie Fix


January 5th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
By Angela Kaye Mason Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today's episode on "The Rachael Ray Show" focused on the book "The 400 Calorie Fix" to help lose those holiday pounds. The basis of ... Read more...

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Headley met Mumbai realty agent in October to hire flat


November 13th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Mumbai realty broker Sunny Singh said that the LeT terror suspect David Coleman Headley, in custody of the FBI, and his "wife" had approached him in early October ... Read more...

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Gerard Butler desperate to remain true to his Scottish roots


November 8th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
London, November 08 (ANI): Gerard Butler has said that he is worried about the increasing American influence on his Scottish accent.The '300' star recollected an occasion when he used the word "soccer" ... Read more...

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