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Shibani, Punit turn showstoppers (TV Snippets)


August 4th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) After wowing the audiences with their stint in dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5", TV host Shibani Dandekar and her choreographer Punit Pathak scorched ... Read more...

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(After 11)Buying film’s rights is like paying tribute: Ajay Devgn


June 25th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) If one is inspired by a movie, its rights should be bought to make one's own version, actor Ajay Devgn suggests, adding this is akin ... Read more...

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Dual roles back in B-town: One ticket, double mazaa


June 20th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Bollywood's good old double role formula is back in vogue! Filmmakers are re-exploring the genre either with original scripts like "Rowdy Rathore", and "Bol ... Read more...

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Languages are assimilating many influences : Amol Palekar


March 1st, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Languages and fine sensibilities are extensions of one another in the world of appreciation of modern cinema and stage -- one has to have ... Read more...

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Beyond location, panellists debate Rajasthan in Indian cinema


January 24th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) The exotica of the mysterious Thar desert is inextricably crafted into the psyche of mainstream Indian cinema but it has yet to grow cinematic culture ... Read more...

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Shubha Mudgal’s music fest to host conclave


January 11th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Singer Shubha Mudgal and tabla maestro Aneesh Pradhan's annual music festival will introduce a conclave this time that will address various issues plaguing the music ... Read more...

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Colors snaps up rights to Screen Awards


December 13th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Hindi entertainment channel Colors has bagged the rights to telecast the 18th edition of Screen Awards, a property that has been associated with Star Plus ... Read more...

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Bhagyashree makes theatre debut with ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karoge’ (With Image)


March 11th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) After trying her luck in films and television, now Bhagyashree is set to make her theatre debut with the play "Mujhse Shaadi Karoge".The 42-year-old ... Read more...

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Big budgets have driven experimentation out of Hindi cinema: Palekar


November 28th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Noted actor-director Amol Palekar feels big budgets have driven sensitivity and experimentation from mainstream Hindi cinema.Addressing a press conference on the sidelines of the 41st International Film ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s popular ‘mommy’ Reema likes all her sons


November 28th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Bollywood's most sought after "mommy" Reema Lagoo is not tired of playing mother to top stars and said that she likes "all her sons equally".Reema, a ... Read more...

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Mumbai ‘48 Hour Film Project’ to begin Friday


November 11th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) An international filmmaking competition, where filmmakers are required to make a movie in 48 hours, is set to begin its Mumbai leg Friday.Called the Mumbai 48 Hour Film ... Read more...

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Konkani film with Remo’s music to be screened at IFFI


October 25th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) A Konkani film with a background score by Remo Fernandes will be screened in the Indian Premiere section at the forthcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) ... Read more...

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More trouble for Sivans


September 29th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) Southern filmmaker Sivan has been chosen as jury member to select the films for the Indian Panorama section in which two films of his two sons are competing ... Read more...

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Rituparna Sengupta is designer’s favorite…


September 17th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Rituparna Sen Gupta is one of the most wanted actress by the designers at the Kolkata Fashion Week. The Bengali bombshell was the first choice for most of ... Read more...

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‘And Once Again’ - Disappointing fare by Amol Palekar (Hindi Film Review, Rating: **1/2)


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "And Once Again"; Starring: Rituparna Sengupta, Rajat Kapoor, Antara Mali;Director: Amol Palekar; Rating: **1/2Loss, an obviousness in life, is extremely difficult to depict on screen. Yet to ... Read more...

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Movie Review:…And Once Again (2010)


August 21st, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
And Once Again: Keeps you engrossedRating: 2.5 out of 5*Starring: Rajat Kapoor, Antara Mali, Yuden Zongtenpa and Rituparna SenguptaDirector: Amol PalekarAugust 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rishikesh Nag (Rajat Kapoor) is an ... Read more...

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I became an actor by default — Rajat Kapoor


August 19th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On the eve of the release of his latest film, Amol Palekar's And Once Again (English), Rajat Kapoor confesses to Sampurn Wire's Jyothi Venkatesh that he ... Read more...

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Controlled hype for ‘Lafangey Parindey’


August 19th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Yash Raj Films certainly has it's own strange way of operating. When they wish, they promote a film to the fullest, case in point being 'Badmaash ... Read more...

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Life Express gives a picture of the truth


August 17th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rituparna Sengupta has till now worked in the movies Bhagya Vidhata, Parichay, Mohini, Dehen, Aakrosh, Utsav, Paromitar - Ek Din, Unss, Mai Meri Patni aur ... Read more...

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Feature: Season Of Small Films Kicks Off With Peepli Live


August 12th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It is this time of the year when big films shy away from making a public show and smaller films in a heap are seeing the ... Read more...

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All About Bollywood Happenings Of The Week


August 11th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This is the one stop shop for the latest happenings in the town – celebrity rumors, movie release plans, upcoming launches and many others. Yes, this ... Read more...

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“And Once Again Is Not My Comeback Movie”: Antara Mali


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Antara Mali of Mast and Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon is set to make a comeback with And Once Again, a forthcoming film by ... Read more...

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‘And Once Again’ not my comeback film: Antara Mali


July 31st, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Glamorous Antara Mali, who has gone bald for Amol Palekar's forthcoming film "And Once Again", admits it wasn't easy shaving her head. Last seen on the ... Read more...

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Still no visibility for parallel cinema in India: Amol Palekar (Interview)


July 30th, 2010 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Parallel cinema is still struggling to find a place in India and even multiplexes have not been able to create space for it, says veteran ... Read more...

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Antara Goes Bald


July 24th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Antara Mali, the onetime Bollywood hottie, is making a comeback, in a very unconventional manner.She was last seen in the very forgettable movie Mr. Ya ... Read more...

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Antara Mali goes bald for Amol Palekar’s film (With Image)


July 24th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Antara Mali, famous for her glamorous roles, has shaved off her head for Amol Palekar's film "And Once Again", adopting a totally deglamourised avatar to essay ... Read more...

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IF YOU MAKE PROPOSALS, YOU’D GO OUT OF BUSINESS SOON- RAHUL AGGARWAL


March 13th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): RAHUL AGGARWAL talks to JYOTHI VENKATESH about acting, directing, and relationships that matter.Why did you set out to make a comedy like Na Ghar Ke Na ... Read more...

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Actor Nirmal Pandey passes away


February 19th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actor Nirmal Pandey passed away on 18 February 2010 following a cardiac arrest. According to family sources Nirmal was not keeping well for some time, still ... Read more...

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Bollywood mourns Nirmal Pandey


February 19th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The film fraternity is mourning Nirmal Pandey of "Bandit Queen" fame, who died of a heart attack Thursday. While superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he would ... Read more...

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Nirmal Pandey of ‘Bandit Queen’ fame dead


February 18th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Nirmal Pandey, known for his role of Vikram Mallah in "Bandit Queen", died Thursday morning following a massive heart attack. He was 48. He is survived by his wife ... Read more...

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My new look has no similarity with Shah Rukh’s: Shaleen Bhanot (With Images)


December 30th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) TV actor Shaleen Bhanot says his look in NDTV Imagine's new show "Do Hanson Ka Jodaa" has no similarity with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's in ... Read more...

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No smoking at IFFI venue, film stars told


November 30th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) has taken objection to film stars smoking at the ongoing 40th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) venue here. "Rajat Kapoor, ... Read more...

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Bollywood overshadowed Marathi cinema, says Amol Palekar


November 30th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor-director Amol Palekar says he is happy with the fact that Marathi cinema is back in the reckoning after being overshadowed by Bollywood movies for years. "Marathi ... Read more...

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20 films in IFFI’s international competition section


November 6th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 6 (IANS) Twenty movies have been chosen for the international competition section while eight films will be screened in the Indian premieres category at the 40th International Film Festival of ... Read more...

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Pokkisham nominated for 11th Mumbai Film Festival


October 24th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Despite not doing well at box office, Cheran's directorial "Pokkisham' has been nominated for 11th Mumbai International Film Festival. The 7-day (Oct 29-Nov 5) will showcase 200 best films from 56 ... Read more...

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