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Few filmmakers interested in women leaders: Meryl Streep


February 17th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) Meryl Streep, who won the best actress BAFTA for her performance in "The Iron Lady", says she instantly said yes for the movie on former ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins top honours at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) The black-and-white silent movie "The Artist" swept away top honours at the Orange British Academy Film Awards - it was was named the year's best film, ... Read more...

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Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon hit by car


September 8th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon, who is known for her roles in movies such as 'Walk the Line', was hit by a car in Santa Monica, California ... Read more...

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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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Martin Freeman bags a BAFTA


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Martin Freeman has bagged the Best Supporting Actor BAFTA for playing the role of Dr Watson in the TV series "Sherlock".The three-part BBC series was also voted ... Read more...

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I can bring more professionalism to Bollywood: Sofia Hayat


March 8th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Sofia Hayat, a Britain-based singer-actor of Pakistani origin, rues the lack of professionalism in the Indian film industry, alleging some producers were unpleasant to ... Read more...

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Colin Firth’s success helped his relationship with father


February 21st, 2011 - 6:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Oscar nominated British star Colin Firth says his success as an actor has "done wonders" for his relationship with his dad who used to think performing was an ... Read more...

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Colin Firth, Natalie Portman win top BAFTA honours


February 14th, 2011 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) The year 2011 seems to have started on a good note for actors Colin Firth and Natalie Portman as they are sweeping the top honours at most of ... Read more...

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Rahman loses BAFTA


February 14th, 2011 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) It doesn't seem to be a lucky year for A.R. Rahman. After losing the Golden Globe award, the Indian music composer Sunday lost the British Academy of ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ star Colin Firth in line for Bafta ‘double’


February 13th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Colin Firth, who won the best actor Bafta for his role in 'A Single Man' last year, is in the running again for playing George VI in 'The ... Read more...

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Dubai fest expeccted ‘The King’s Speech’ Golden Globe citing


December 15th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 15 (IANS) The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) organisers were so sure about British actor Colin Firth's film "The King's Speech" sweeping the Golden Globe nominations that ... Read more...

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Bob Hoskin doesn’t want a knighthood


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
The 67-year-old actor said he would not know himself if bestowed with the title of 'Sir' at the world premiere of his latest film 'Made in Dagenham'."Imagine waking up Sir Hoskins. I ... Read more...

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Hugh Grant Treats Oxford Students


June 9th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hugh Grant joined the students of Oxford University last weekend, where he was invited for a formal dinner. The actor later went towards the college bar ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell to get BAFTA honour


June 6th, 2010 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell will be honoured by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) at the academy's awards event here at the London Palladium Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Claudia Schiffer Has A Baby Girl


May 16th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) German supermodel Claudia Schiffer has given birth to her third child. The announcement came in the form of a statement given out by the spokesperson representing ... Read more...

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Ridley Scott to miss Cannes screening of Robin Hood


May 11th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Ridley Scott, who is recovering from a recent surgery, won't be able to show up at the screening of his film, Robin Hood at the ... Read more...

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Randy Quaid Faces Warrant Again


April 15th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, Apr 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Things are not going very nice for actor Randy Quaid. The Independence Day actor who bagged Golden Globe and won nomination for EMMY, BAFTA and ... Read more...

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“Tarike Se Gao” - Manna Dey!


April 13th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): When it's a piece about two celebrated musicians, it's bound to create hype. Case in point: Veteran singer Maana Dey's comments on present-day music whiz, A ... Read more...

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French President’s wife, Carla Bruni, replaced by Marion Cotillard in Woody Allen’s new film


April 5th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Woody Allen, who had determined to cast Carla Bruni in his subsequent motion picture, appears to have transformed his mentality. The French first lady has ... Read more...

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‘Batman: Arkham Asylum’ Bags Best Game Award At BAFTA


March 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, Mar 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Action adventure video game 'Batman: Arkham Asylum' was adjourned the best game at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2010, which was ... Read more...

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‘Three drama schools had rejected Oscar nominee Carey Mulligan’


March 7th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): British actress Carey Mulligan, who is nominated in the Best Actress category at the Oscars, has revealed she was turned away by three drama schools, before she made ... 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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Mary-Kate Olsen splits from her boyfriend Nate Lowman of 2 years


February 27th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Mary-Kate Olsen has split from her boyfriend Nate Lowman, of 2 years. Her representative has confirmed the news of the split. He said, "No, ... Read more...

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Mary-Kate Olsen splits from boyfriend Nate Lowman


February 25th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Mary-Kate Olsen has split from her boyfriend Nate Lowman. Her representative also confirmed the news. He said, "No, they are not [together]. It's been a ... Read more...

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‘The Hurt Locker’ awarded best film at BAFTA


February 22nd, 2010 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (DPA) Iraq war drama "The Hurt Locker" swept to success at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) Sunday in London with director Kathryn Bigelow also winning the best director ... Read more...

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Prince Williams to become the BAFTA’s new President


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Britain’s Prince Williams is all set to become the 5th President of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, which is better known as BAFTA. ... Read more...

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AR Rahman on winning two Grammys: “This is insane”


February 1st, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Indian composer AR Rahman couldn't ask for more - the Mozart of Madras scooped two awards at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony.Rahman landed awards for best ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman launches his music of new Tamil film at BAFTA in London


December 28th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (U.S.), Dec 28 (ANI): Music of upcoming Tamil romance film 'Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa' was reportedly launched in a reception at BAFTA in London.Oscar winner musician A. R. Rahman, who provided the soundtrack, ... Read more...

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Rio Ferdinand whips up meaty storm in Hell’s Kitchen-style celeb dinner


November 28th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): English footballer Rio Ferdinand is not only good in sports, but also in kitchen.The Manchester United star beat teammate Edwin Van Der Sar along with United pal Darren ... Read more...

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Bond girl Eva Green hates being centre of attention


November 12th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 12 (ANI): Actress Eva Green has confessed that she hates being the centre of attention.The 29-year-old star, who bagged a Bafta for her performance as the Bond girl in Casino ... Read more...

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UK film industry facing most hostile environment in years, say insiders


August 25th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): The stupendous success of Danny Boyle's 'Slumdog Millionaire' is unlikely to be repeated, say insiders.The ongoing credit crisis has hit independent film companies quite hard, as 59 ... Read more...

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The Jimmy Conway Of Goodfellas


June 20th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by GD
The character of Jimmy Conway has grown to live beyond the film in was a part of. Robert De Niro played the character of the endearing Conway in the movie "Goodfellas", ... Read more...

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Jennifer Aniston wants to star in ‘Mad Men’


May 12th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston has admitted that she would love to star in hit TV show 'Mad Men'.The former 'Friends' star has confessed that she's a huge fan of ... Read more...

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Sienna Miller wanted for role of blind Oxford University don


May 10th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): English actress Sienna Miller is reportedly set to be offered the role of a blind Oxford University don.Miller, 27, is being seen as the perfect choice by ... Read more...

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Kenneth Branagh casts doubt on Shakespeare


May 3rd, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 03 (ANI): Kenneth Branagh, who has been Oscar nominated three times for his work on Shakespearian films, has cast doubt on true identity of the author of the plays to ... Read more...

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