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Bollywood goes back and forth in time (Feature)


May 5th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Whether it is rewinding back to the 1910s or fast forwarding into 2050, Bollywood filmmakers are going back and forth in time with films ... Read more...

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Art director Ashish Lakhia passes away


March 13th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Ashish Lakhia, one of the most talented art directors known for his work in "Mirch Masala" and "Maya Memsahib", has died.Ashish passed away in Ahmedabad Sunday ... Read more...

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‘Hugo’ wins best visual effects Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Martin Sorcerese's "Hugo" is on award-winning spree. The film pocketed the best visual effects trophy for Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann and Alex Henning ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani’s Reliance DreamWorks bags 11 Oscar nominations


January 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Anil Ambani-owned Reliance DreamWorks' projects "War Horse", "The Help" and "Real Steel" Tuesday bagged 11 nominations for the 84th Academy Awards.The prestigious best film ... Read more...

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‘Hugo’ leads Oscar nominations, ‘The Artist’ 2nd


January 24th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" leads this year's Oscar nomination pack with 11 nods, with "The Artist" following close behind with 10 nominations, while India's only hope ... Read more...

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Melissa Leo wins Oscar for best supporting actress


February 28th, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Melissa Leo won the award for the best performance by an actress in a supporting role for "The Fighter" at the 83rd Academy Awards.She pipped Amy Adams ... Read more...

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Movie Review Action Replayy : The Punch Of The 70s Too Much For Critics


November 6th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Film: Action ReplayyStarring: Akshay Kumar, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Rannvijay Singh, Neha Dhupia, Om Puri, Kirron Kher Randhir Kapoor, Rajpal YadavMusic: PritamDirector: Vipul Amrutlal ... Read more...

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Indian Broadway comes alive with colourful ‘Zangoora’ and Hussain


September 20th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Gurgaon, Sep 20 (IANS) This musical has everything that Bollywood stands for. Romance, emotion, drama, magic, action, dance and dollops of colour - "Zangoora - The Gypsy Prince" ... Read more...

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With 8 awards, Lady Gaga rules MTV Video Music Awards 2010


September 13th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 13 (ANI): Pop star Lady Gaga took the MTV Video Music Awards by storm as she won in eight of the 14 categories in this year's event.The categories in ... Read more...

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The Coming Of Poth Jodi Na Shesh Hoy


August 12th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The movie is touted for a 2010 release and has Rishi and Vaaniya who are joined by Anuradha Ray. Tollywood film veterans Rajatava Dutta and Sumit ... Read more...

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Moscowin Kaveri Is Ready For Release


August 7th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Despite carrying favorable conditions to strike gold at box office, few films remain unreleased due to some constraints. Indeed, cinematographer Ravivarman's debut directorial Moscowin Kaveri ... Read more...

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Notobor Not Out To Be Released In August


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Amit Sen's Notobor Not Out is a comedy that promises to tickle your funny bones. The movie is due for an August 2010 release.The movie has ... Read more...

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Short Shoot Of Veera Bahu


July 30th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veera Bahu, Kannada movie features the first collective amalgamation of renowned director S. Mahender and action hero Vijay.The movie plot is revealed and it sounds interesting. ... Read more...

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Ajay Devgan and Emraan Hashmi promote their upcoming film in Mumbai


July 11th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 11 (ANI): To promote their upcoming film 'Once Upon A Time In Mumbai' Bollywood actors Emraan Hashmi and Ajay Devgan interacted with media-persons here.Hashmi stated on Saturday that ... Read more...

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‘Krishnan Love Story’ provides aesthetic entertainment (Kannada Film Review)


June 19th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Krishnan Love Story"; Director: Shashank; Cast: Ajay Rao, Radhika Pandit, Neenasam Achyutha, Aswath and Naayi Chandru; Music: Sridhar; Rating: ***1/2Shashank has done it again. After "Moggina Manasu" ... Read more...

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Pazhassi Raja - The First Malayalam Film In Blu-Ray


June 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The movie Pazhassi Raja starring superstar Mammootty, has become the first ever Malayalam movie to come out in the Blu-Ray format.The market leader of DVD ... Read more...

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‘Naan Mahan Alla’ nearing completion


May 31st, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Karthi's hat trick success with "Paruthiveeran', "Aayirathil Oruvan' and "Paiyaa' has got him flying across seventh heaven. Elated with the stupendous success of these films, the ... Read more...

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‘Prince’ is high-voltage action: Director


April 3rd, 2010 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Kookie Gulati says high voltage action scenes performed by Vivek Oberoi in his big-budget directorial debut "Prince" are the film's USP. He is confident the movie ... Read more...

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Oscar nominee Kim Sinclair says there more to Avatar than digital effects


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 3 (ANI): Kim Sinclair, the Kiwi art director of Avatar, says there is more to the flick than just digital effects.Sinclair, who has earned an Oscar nomination for the film, ... Read more...

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Oscar nominations for 2010 announced, Avatar got 9 nominations


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 82nd Academy Awards nominations were released early on Tuesday morning, and they have pleased some, and disappointed some. The blockbuster of them all ... Read more...

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Salman is the unofficial art director of Veer


January 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaSalman Khan is not supposed to be a particularly hands-on technician on the sets of his movies. Most of the times you'd find him giving his shot and ... Read more...

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Bhagyadevatha director’s next


December 30th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Top director Sathyan Anthikkad will start shooting for his new film on January 15. The new movie will be just like his usual films– dynamic and rational and will star Jayaram. Not ... Read more...

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Abhishek and Deepika come together for Gowariker’s film


November 11th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The much awaited 'Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Se' was finally launched with a mahurat in Goa on November 10. The film which is a first-time-ever collaboration between ace director Ashutosh Gowariker ... Read more...

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Dhool finishes first schedule


August 20th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director Dharani's (earlier known as Raghavendra) film Dhool has completed its first schedule. The film, which stars Loose Mada a.k.a. Yogish, and Andrita Ray is set in a college and is about ... Read more...

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What’s Your Raashee? world premiere on 19th September!


July 31st, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ashutosh Gowariker's forthcoming romantic comedy "What's Your Raashee?" will have its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on the 19th of September as a matinee at the Roy Thompson Hall ... Read more...

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Ekta goes gaga over Emraan Hashmi!


July 22nd, 2009 - 10:33 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Joginder Tuteja Recently it was reported that for her latest film production 'Once Upon A Time In Mumbai', Ekta Kapoor hiked the art direction budget from Rs 8 crores to Rs ... Read more...

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Can `Slumdog…’ save the Oscars?


February 24th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (DPA) The exuberant Oscar victory of "Slumdog Millionaire" helped the Oscar ceremony end on a high note. But by Monday morning, the aftermath of the Oscars did not ... Read more...

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Baz Luhrmanns wife beats him for Oscar nods yet again


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23 (ANI): It seems that designer Catharine Martin has a habit of upstaging her director husband Baz Luhrmann.Martin has yet again upstaged her husband after receiving an Oscar nomination ... Read more...

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