anurag basu

Basu’s biopic on Kishore Kumar on floors in winter 2013


September 21st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Basu, who is basking in the success of his latest offering "Barfi!", says his Ranbir Kapoor-starrer biopic on Kishore Kumar is in its scripting ... Read more...

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Priyanka wants desi touch to song’s video (Movie Snippets)


September 20th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood's 'desi girl' Priyanka Chopra is back in Los Angeles to work on the video of her debut international song "In my city" and says she ... Read more...

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‘Barfi!’ wins hearts, collects over Rs.34 crore in first weekend


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor's endearing portrayal of a deaf and mute boy in Anurag Basu's "Barfi!" has left the viewers, critics and the box office wearing a ... Read more...

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Box office savours sweetness of Anurag Basu’s ‘Barfi!’


September 14th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) It is not a conventional subject, it is without the typical box- office success formula and the protagonist has no dialogues -- still Ranbir Kapoor ... Read more...

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Your wish is Ranbir’s command!


August 27th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Did you dream of actor Ranbir Kapoor blowing kisses at you? It can turn into reality now - virtually, at least!A new YouTube application ... Read more...

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Priyanka holidaying in Ibiza (With Images)


July 12th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) After shooting back-to-back films, actress Priyanka Chopra has taken a break and is holidaying in Ibiza, Spain.The 29-year-old was in Spain to work on her ... Read more...

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Akshay continues his love for action with new ad


July 4th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) He made a roaring comeback to action with "Rowdy Rathore". Following its success, Bollywood's 'khiladi' Akshay Kumar has shot an action-oriented advertisement."Taking up from where ... Read more...

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Ranbir assures ‘no disability’ in ‘Barfi’


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor is playing a deaf and mute boy while Priyanka will be seen as an autistic girl in the forthcoming film "Barfi", but Ranbir ... Read more...

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‘Barfi!’ not getting delayed because of Priyanka: Anurag Basu


April 27th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Director Anurag Basu has denied reports that his forthcoming film "Barfi!" is being delayed because of Priyanka Chopra, who is playing the female lead in ... Read more...

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Rare diseases are now highlighted by Indian cinema


April 10th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Progeria, autism, dyslexia, Alzheimer's, Asperger syndrome -- movies on these rare diseases would have typically been the themes of documentaries until a few years ... Read more...

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B-school students to design ‘Barfi!’ marketing campaign


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Innovative marketing has become an integral part of film promotions nowadays and UTV Motion Pictures carries forward the trend by roping in B-school students ... Read more...

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Dad’s passion inspires Ranbir to do better work


January 30th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) In his about four-decade career, Rishi Kapoor has tried various roles and has been appreciated for his work. Right now he is being applauded for ... Read more...

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‘Busy’ Priyanka can’t celebrate ‘Agneepath’ success


January 28th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan's "Agneepath" has received an unprecedented opening but actress Priyanka Chopra, who plays Kaali in the film, doesn't have time to celebrate the success ... Read more...

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Awards important, but Ranbir prefers filmmaking


January 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor, who recently bagged a Screen award for the best actor for a powerful performance in "Rockstar", says winning honours is important, but the ... Read more...

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‘Barfi!’ to hit screens July 13 (With Image)


January 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) UTV Motion Pictures has locked July 13 as the worldwide release date for Anurag Basu's much-awaited "Barfi!", starring Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Telugu ... Read more...

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‘Barfee’ crew moved by Ranbir, Ileana emotional act


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) "Rockstar" Ranbir Kapoor and Telugu star Ileana D'Cruz are believed to have delivered such an emotional performance in Anurag Basu's much-awaited "Barfee" that it ... Read more...

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Priyanka plays happy actress in Kunal Kohli’s film


December 31st, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra plays an upcoming actress and Shahid Kapoor plays a struggling music composer from the 1960s in Kunal Kohli's film, tentatively titled "Teri Meri ... Read more...

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Priyanka’s stress buster - quality time with parents


December 27th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) A chock-a-block shooting schedule, hectic itinerary and non-stop promotional events -- all this lead to a lot of stress for movie stars, including Priyanka Chopra. ... Read more...

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Stars descend at Kolkata stadium to witness Messi match


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Stars and stalwarts from the world of movie, politics and sports descended at the city's Salt Lake stadium to witness soccer star Lionel Messi and ... Read more...

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Messi mania draws sports lovers, Bollywood stars, tycoons


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Kolkata - the soccer mad hub of cricket crazy India - is gearing up to receive superstar footballer Lionel Messi for Argentina's FIFA official friendly ... Read more...

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‘I AM’ now goes to Durban film fest


July 13th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Director Onir's "I AM", that takes audiences through issues and dilemmas that bruise modern society, has been officially selected for the Durban International Film Festival ... Read more...

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Crime-based movies to dominate this Friday (IANS Preview)


July 5th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) After the success of "Murder", filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt returns with "Murder 2". Releasing Friday, the crime thriller will see Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez ... Read more...

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‘I AM’ heads for Kandy film fest


June 19th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Director Onir's "I AM" has been selected for the feature film line-up at the Kandy International Film Festival starting Wednesday in Sri Lanka."Congratulations to all ... Read more...

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When Bollywood stars move closer to a silent world


June 16th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Bollywood films are known for powerful dialogues. But once in a blue moon, the film industry delves into characters who live in a silent ... Read more...

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Bollywood returns to Darjeeling


June 16th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, June 15 (IANS) Within days of the West Bengal government reaching an agreement with Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), Bollywood returned to the picturesque Darjeeling hills Wednesday for a ... Read more...

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UTV targets international TV networks, signs multiple deals


May 25th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) UTV Motion Pictures has inked overseas deal worth over $1 million, including a five-film deal with a leading media firm in Seoul for exclusive ... Read more...

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Bollywood cheers, jeers Osama’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur feels Osama bin Laden will remain a "mythical dark force" for the US, while others in Bollywood like Ram Gopal Varma, ... Read more...

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Salman Khan’s ladies only bash


April 28th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Salman Khan, one of the most sought after bachelors in filmdom, threw a ladies-only bash recently and his co-star Asin Thottumkal says the girls were ... Read more...

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Ranbir deaf-mute but happy-go-lucky in ‘Barfee’


April 13th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Though Ranbir Kapoor plays a deaf and mute man in Anurag Basu's "Barfee", his character would be no sad sack but a happy-go-lucky chap.For some ... Read more...

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I stand by Dibakar: Anurag Kashyap


March 17th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Director Anurag Kashyap has shot down casting couch allegations levelled against his friend, director Dibakar Banerjee, by actress Payal Rohatgi, saying a director of his generation ... Read more...

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Onir’s ‘I Am’ to open London Asian Film Festival (Movie Snippets


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Director Onir's "I Am", a tale of four stories woven together that takes audiences through issues and dilemmas that bruise modern Indian society, will open ... Read more...

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Playboy covergirl makes Bollywood debut with ‘Aazaan’ (Movie Snippets)


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Playboy covergirl Candice Boucher will make her Bollywood debut as a sand artist in director Prashant Chadha's "Aazaan".Acclaimed sand artist Alexandra Konofalskaya was flown down from Belarus ... Read more...

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The Bollywood Debutants To Look Forward To In 2011


January 4th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The New Year has a lot in store for new faces to be launched in Bollywood and some of the names that are hot on every list are quite noteworthy.One ... Read more...

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No Time To Breathe Easily For Priyanka


August 21st, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Since Fashion, the best actress National Award winner Priyanka Chopra has not been at rest. Offers came in thick and fast for her in films under ... Read more...

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Third iView film fest in New York high on Indian movies


August 20th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The third iView Film Festival in New York, Sep 18-26, will be inundated with Bollywood movies and it will be opened with the US premiere of ... Read more...

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