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Like Oscars, IIFA doesn’t need brand ambassador: Anil Kapoor


June 16th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Comparing the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards with the Oscars, actor Anil Kapoor says just like the Academy Awards have no brand ambassador, ... Read more...

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New York Indian Film Festival to partner with film schools


April 26th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 26 (IANS) The oldest festival for Indian cinema in the United States will partner with three prestigious film schools in New York and India to help directors ... Read more...

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Dame Judi Dench receives Dorchester Outstanding Achievement Award


January 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Legendary actress Dame Judi Dench has been presented with the Dorchester Outstanding Achievement Award at a ceremony in London.The 76-year-old actress was honoured with the prize by theatre ... Read more...

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Dame Judi Dench hopes to star in Bond movies until she dies


January 26th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Legendary British actress Dame Judi Dench says she wants to continue playing secret service agent M in the 007 franchise until she dies.Speaking at the South Bank ... Read more...

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Dame Judi Dench always wanted to work with Clint Eastwood


January 26th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Dame Judi Dench has revealed that she always wanted to work with Clint Eastwood.The legendary British actress is preparing to start filming 'J. Edgar' - the biopic ... Read more...

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NIFT Students To Represent India At Montana World Of Wearable Arts Show


July 29th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Montana World of Wearable arts awards show of 2010 in New Zealand will take place in September 23 and 24. India will be represented at ... Read more...

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Kevin Costner Awaits His Seventh Child


March 20th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Mar 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Heartthrob Kevin Costner is repeating a major feat in his life yet again. Astonishingly, for the seventh time in a row. Well, it ... Read more...

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‘The Hurt Locker’ sets records at 82nd Academy Awards (Roundup)


March 8th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) "The Hurt Locker" swept the 82nd Annual Academy Awards ceremony here winning six out of nine trophies, becoming the lowest grossing movie ever to win the ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor Bonds with Matt Dillon, takes Wife Sunita on a second Honeymoon to Paris


March 2nd, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 2 2010 (Sampurn Wire):After an exhilirating time at the BAFTA (The British Academy Of Film and Television Arts) awards on Sunday evening where he hobnobbed with Matt Dillon, ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue: I was thrilled to work with A R Rahman


March 7th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 7 (ANI): Aussie pop star Kylie Minogue says she was thrilled to work with Oscar winning music director AR Rahman in Bollywood film Blue.The 40-year-old singer plays herself in ... Read more...

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Another win for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’


February 16th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 16 (IANS) After winning top honours at the Golden Globes and BAFTA, Oscar favourite "Slumdog Millionaire" has won an award at the Art Directors Guild Awards.Danny Boyle's movie was ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle glad he dumped priesthood ambitions for showbiz


February 5th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 5 (ANI): Danny Boyle could not be more grateful that he dumped his early priesthood ambitions to turn to showbiz.The 52-year-old revealed that as a boy he harboured dreams ... Read more...

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Terry Gilliam to be honoured with BAFTA fellowship award


February 4th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Brit writer Terry Gilliam will be honoured with a BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards) fellowship award at an upcoming ceremony.Gilliam, 68, who is ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ bags 11 Bafta nominations


January 15th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Mumbai rags-to-riches saga "Slumdog Millionaire" earned a pre-Oscars boost Thursday by bagging 11 nominations for the Baftas, the British awards. Following up on its successes at the Golden ... Read more...

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Rushdie’s ‘Midnight’s Children’ voted Best of Bookers (Lead)


July 10th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 10 (IANS) Two decades after death threats forced him into hiding, India-born writer Sir Salman Rushdie was Thursday crowned with the prestigious Best of Bookers award for ... Read more...

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