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I trained with rats for ‘Life of Pi’: DU student Suraj Sharma (Interview)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Training, training and training! Delhi University student Suraj Sharma swam for hours, worked on his body and his dialect and even had rats run all ... Read more...

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I dunno, says John on marriage plans (Movie Snippets)


July 30th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) His marriage plans have always drawn public interest, but for now Bollywood actor John Abraham says he has no clue about his marriage.The 39-year-old, ... Read more...

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Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’ to release in India first


June 21st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Director Ang Lee's magnum opus "Life of Pi", featuring Irrfan Khan and Tabu, will hit Indian screens Nov 21, ahead of its worldwide release.It will ... Read more...

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Ang Lee praises Suraj Sharma’s work in ‘Life of Pi’ (With Images)


April 27th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Oscar-winning director Ang Lee, who zeroed in on Indian child actor Suraj Sharma as the lead for his forthcoming movie "Life of Pi", says the ... Read more...

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Malaysian actress deported from Myanmar


June 28th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh, who plays Aung San Suu Kyi in a forthcoming film, was deported Tuesday from Myanmar, which also barred her from entering the ... Read more...

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Another Indian boy in Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’


May 21st, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) He has taken a big leap, straight into Hollywood. Ayush Tandon, 12, stars as the child version of protagonist 'Pi' Patel in director Ang Lee's new ... Read more...

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Hollywood talent manager hunts for Bollywood talent


February 27th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) An Indian American talent manager in Hollywood, who manages stars like Irrfan Khan in the US, is on a mission to rope in top Bollywood stars ... Read more...

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Irrfan Khan To Be Seen As Tabu’s Son In Ang Lee’s Film!


December 18th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood actors Irrfan Khan and Tabu make perfect on-screen couple and that has been proved by the film Maqbool and Mira Nair’s The Namesake. Their onscreen chemistry is amazing and ... Read more...

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Irrfan Khan Or Adil Hussain: Who Will Play Pi’s Father In Ang Lee’s Movie?


December 11th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, as per the sources, Adil Hussain, who was last seen in Ishqiya, has been finalized to play Pi’s father and he has already reached Taiwan. Ang Lee reportedly met Irrfan ... Read more...

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Taiwan to piggyback on ‘Brokeback..’ Ang Lee’s fame


December 1st, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Taiwan wants to cash in on the goodwill of Ang Lee, director of Oscar winning films like "Brokeback Mountain", the country's ambassador to India Wen Chyi Ong said ... Read more...

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‘Brokeback Mountain’ Star Heath Ledger’s Apartment Up For Sale


November 20th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Nov 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Heath Ledger was known as one of the powerhouse performers of Hollywood who succumbed to death at the shockingly young age of 28. He ... Read more...

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Guillermo Del Toro Making Hulk TV Series


November 17th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ace film director Guillermo del Toro has joined hands with David Eick the "Battlestar Galactica" executive producer and Disney to make "The Hulk" TV series. The ... Read more...

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Review 2 : Dunno Y…Na Jaane Kyun (2010)


November 13th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Film: Dunno Y…Na  Jaane KyunStarring: Zeenat Aman, Kabir Bedi, Helen, Kapil Sharma, Yuvraaj Parasher,Maradona Rebello,Rituparna Sengupta,Mahabnoo Mody-Kotwal, Asha Sachdev, Parishat SahniDirector:  Sanjay SharmaRating: **As far as scrutinizing a ... Read more...

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Ang Lee Discovers Pi!


November 1st, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire) This is one piece of news that is sure to have everyone thrilled! Academy Award winning director Ang Lee of Brokeback Mountain fame  has finally zeroed in ... Read more...

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Indo-Americans urge Ang Lee to handle ‘Life of Pi’ with cultural sensitivity


October 31st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 31 (ANI): After speculations since 2009, Oscar winner Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain) has reportedly finally given the go ahead signal on film adaptation of Yann Martel's fantasy "Life of ... Read more...

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Unknown Delhi student picked to star in ‘Life of Pi’ ‘broke fiancee’s heart’


October 30th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): The former girlfriend of an unknown Delhi student who has been picked to star in 'Life of Pi' has revealed how the teenager broke her heart.Seventeen-year-old Suraj ... Read more...

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Delhi-boy Suraj filled room with emotion: Ang Lee (With Image)


October 28th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee says Delhi boy Suraj Sharma had the innocence and depth of character required to play the lead role in his film "Life Of ... Read more...

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Unknown Delhi Teen Bags Lead Role In ‘Life Of Pi’ Movie


October 27th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Yann Martel’s Booker winning novel, ‘Life of Pi’ is going to be made into a film. The people who loved the book were eager ... Read more...

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New Delhi teenager Suraj Sharma to play the lead in Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’


October 27th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A previously unknown teenager has been selected by director, Ang Lee to play the lead role of the upcoming movie “Life of Pi”.The movie is ... Read more...

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Unknown Delhi Teen Bags Lead Role In Film Adaptation Of ‘Life of Pi’


October 27th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A New Delhi teen has been chosen to play the lead in the film based on the Booker prize winning novel 'Life of Pi'. The unknown ... Read more...

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Unknown boy from Delhi to play lead role in Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’


October 27th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A teenager from Delhi, with no previous acting experience, has bagged the lead role in Ang Lee's forthcoming film 'Life of Pi', an adaptation of Canadian author Yann ... Read more...

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Sonu Sood To Do Ang Lee’s Next Movie


October 19th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood actor Sonu Sood received a lot of appreciation for his performance in Salman Khan starrer Dabangg. His performance has caught the attention of several filmmakers. ... Read more...

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‘Eat Drink Man Woman’ sequel to promote vegetarianism


August 1st, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The first film left one hungry for Chinese and Taiwanese delicacies with its lip-smacking portrayal of cooking methods, while its sequel will promote vegetarianism, says Taiwanese producer ... Read more...

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Taiwanese producer wants to make Bollywood-type film


July 28th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) One of Taiwan's most celebrated producers, Hsu Li-Kong, wants to make "a Bollywood-type" movie. And he finds India a rich source of themes, be ... Read more...

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Ang Lee’s retrospective in Delhi from July 25


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Directorate of Film Festivals will host acclaimed director Ang Lee's Retrospective Film Festival from July 23 to 25 here.The retrospective, being held in collaboration with Taipei ... Read more...

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Retrospective of ANG Lee films festival to be hosted in New Delhi


July 22nd, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Directorate of Film Festivals in collaboration with Taipei Economic and Cultural Centre, New Delhi will host noted Director Ang Lee's Retrospective Film Festival between July 23 ... Read more...

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Ang Lee, ‘Slumdog…’ crew scouted for locations in Puducherry


May 9th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, May 9 (IANS) Oscar-award winning director Ang Lee has teamed up with the "Slumdog Millionaire" crew to scout for locations for the big screen adaptation of Booker prize-winning novel "The ... Read more...

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Quentin Tarantino to head this year’s Venice film jury


May 7th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has been announced the head of the jury at this year's Venice Film Festival.Tarantino will be heading the jury that awards the festival's ... Read more...

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Jonathan Groff’s “Glee”


April 14th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Apr 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anybody who has seen the spring premiere of "Glee", and everybody has by now, will have noticed Jonathan Groff, the new face in "Glee". ... Read more...

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Coppola’s ‘Apocalypse Now’ voted best film in 30 years


December 1st, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Italian-American filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola's war movie "Apocalypse Now" has been voted the best film in the last 30 years. The 1979 drama, starring Marlon Brando and Martin ... Read more...

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Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock premieres in Goa


October 9th, 2009 - 12:52 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Music lovers and celebrities come together to give a tribute to The Woodstock Festival- one of the largest music revolutions in the world.INOX, Goa's favourite movie destination, hosted an exclusive red ... Read more...

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India premiere of Ang Lee’s ‘Taking Woodstock’ in Goa


October 8th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 8 (IANS) The India premiere of Oscar Award winner Ang Lee directed Hollywood film "Taking Woodstock" was held at a multiplex in Goa. The premiere of the film was ... Read more...

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Drugs, parties and other reminisces of Woodstock festival


October 8th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 8 (IANS) While drugs, hippies, parties and all-pervasive bohemia may be a Goa politician's nightmare, for rock singer and musician Uday Benegal they are probably the perfect setting ... Read more...

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‘I Can’t Think Straight’ empty to the core (IANS Film Review; Rating: *1/2)


September 12th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "I Can't Think Straight"; Cast: Starring Lisa Ray, Sheetal Seth; Director: Shamim Sarif; Rating: * 1/2It's a pity that films about alternate sexuality have to come wrapped in ... Read more...

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Liev Schreiber ‘Giddy’ Over Dressing in Drag


August 26th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IBNS
By Abhiroop MukherjeeAug 26 (IBNS) In his new role as a cross-dresser, Liev Schreiber explores his feminine side by donning a dress and wearing heels."It was exhilaratingly humiliating. But I completely became ... Read more...

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