being an actor

Don’t badmouth Bollywood: Manjari Phadnis


September 6th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Manjari Phadnis, seen in an important role in 2008 hit "Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na", loves Bollywood and gets upset when people badmouth the industry."I really ... Read more...

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Preity feels thinnest, loses 10 kg in two years


September 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta's hectic shooting schedules are doing her good. She says she has lost a lot of weight, and feels she is in her ... Read more...

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Omi Vaidya to direct psychological thriller


June 8th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) Actor Omi Vaidya, popularly known as Chatur of "3 Idiots", is set to wield the megaphone for a psychological thriller and says he may act in ... Read more...

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Acting was no longer a challenge: Prashant Bhatt


May 17th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Prashant Bhatt faced the camera for 12 years, and worked as the creative director on several TV shows before taking up the role of ... Read more...

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Life beyond telly: Actors in alternate businesses (Feature)


May 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Acting is their passion, but the profession doesn't guarantee long-term stability. So a bevy of actors, including Ronit Roy, Hiten Tejwani and Rakshanda Khan, ... Read more...

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Acting gives life lessons to Will Smith


May 9th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS) Will Smith says being an actor has taught him valuable life lessons, especially a diplomatic manner to talk to everyone.The star believes he has ... Read more...

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Producer’s job toughest: Jimmy Sheirgill


May 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) After acting in over 40 films, both Hindi and Punjabi, Jimmy Sheirgill donned the producer's hat with "Dharti", a huge commercial success in 2011. However, ... Read more...

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No daily soaps for me: Gaurav Gera (TV Snippets)


March 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Gaurav Gera loves being an actor, but what is it that keeps him away from daily soaps?"I like hosting one-off shows, reality shows or like ... Read more...

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No creativity in daily soaps: Karan Kundra (With Images)


March 29th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) "Kitani Mohabbat Hai" fame TV actor Karan Kundra says daily soaps do not involve any creativity and he has no plans to do them in ... Read more...

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It’s better to be star than actor today: Abhay Deol


March 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Actor Abhay Deol, who has carved a niche for himself in the film industry with unconventional roles, feels it is better to be a star ... Read more...

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‘This Means War’-expect less, get more (IANS Movie Review)


March 17th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "This Means War"; Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Tom Hardy; Director: McG; Rating: ***Ever since the popular cartoon "Spy Vs.Spy" appeared in Mad magazine, where two spies try to outsmart ... Read more...

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Even stars are into multi-starrers: Shazahn Padamsee


February 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Her next film "Housefull 2" has a dozen actors, but Shazahn Padamsee isn't fretting. After all, stars are also a part of multi-starrers, isn't ... Read more...

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Denzel Washington fails to impress his kids


February 16th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 16 (IANS) He is an Oscar winning actor, but Denzel Washington's children aren't impressed by his body of work and have other people they look up to.Denzel ... Read more...

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Denzel Washington uses boxing to relax


February 8th, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 8 (IANS) Denzel Washington has revealed how boxing helps him fight off the stress of being an actor.The 57-year-old says his love for remaining fit through fight ... Read more...

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I’d gift my perfume to Deepika, Ranbir: Arjun Rampal


January 13th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13, 2011 (IANS) Arjun Rampal has begun 2012 with a new fragrance. After opening a nightclub in Delhi and with an impressive career graph, the national award ... Read more...

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Ranbir supports girl child empowerment


January 7th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) After voicing concern for conservation of water, Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor has now lent his support to another initiative -- saving and empowering the girl ... Read more...

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Riteish wants to keep his wedding private affair


December 15th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Actor Riteish Deshmukh, who will tie the knot with actress Genelia D'Souza early next year, wants to keep the wedding away from media glare. However, being ... Read more...

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Film promotions - actor’s dilemma or delight?


December 1st, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Extensive travelling hours, erratic sleep patterns and incessant repetition of lines are the flip side of film promotions for actors. But love them or ... Read more...

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Acting keeps Pattinson young


November 20th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson says it is great being an actor because it "delays being an adult"."I'm living a life I didn't really know existed and I ... Read more...

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Producer’s job not my cup of tea: Suniel Shetty


November 12th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Bollywood action hero Suniel Shetty, who launched his own production company eight years ago, describes producing movies as difficult and stressful and says "it ... Read more...

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TV gives actresses life beyond films: Juhi Chawla (Interview)


September 11th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Whether it's Preity Zinta, Shilpa Shetty, Raveena Tandon or Madhuri Dixit, many of Bollywood's top actresses have made their presence felt on the small screen ... Read more...

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‘Mausam’ was written for Shahid: Pankaj Kapoor


July 12th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actor-turned-director Pankaj Kapoor admits that the story of his directorial debut "Mausam" was specifically conceived for his actor son Shahid, but he had no specific names ... Read more...

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Dancing-fighting entertain, so why be ‘thinking actor’: Madhavan (Interview)


June 4th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A chocolate-faced hero who has achieved cult status down south as well as immense popularity in Bollywood, R. Madhavan is against the term "thinking actor". ... Read more...

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Salman Khan turns writer for ‘Chillar Party’


May 27th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) After being an actor and a painter, superstar Salman Khan seems to have embarked on a new career as a writer. The actor has ... Read more...

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Bollywood has changed for the better: Juhi Chawla


May 27th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) There have been plenty of changes in Bollywood - people are more organised, there are more women in the industry and infrastructure has improved, ... Read more...

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I can’t imagine getting tired of acting: Travolta


May 15th, 2011 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Actor John Travolta says he can't imagine not being an actor and still gets excited about new roles after 30 years as a film star."I can't ... Read more...

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I missed being an actor: Pallavi Joshi (With Image)


April 4th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Actress Pallavi Joshi, who was last seen in Marathi film "Rita" in 2009, is ready for her comeback with her husband's directorial venture. She ... Read more...

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Jake Gyllenhaal wants to don director’s hat


March 25th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): 'Brokeback Mountain' star Jake Gyllenhaal is planning to direct films in the future because he constantly worries about his longevity as an actor.The actor fears his onscreen appeal ... Read more...

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Jake Gyllenhaal wants to direct films


March 24th, 2011 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Actor Jake Gyllenhaal, who was nominated for a best supporting actor Oscar this year for "Brokeback Mountain", admits his future lies in directing."Well, I do have ... Read more...

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Rihanna not interested in ‘Bodyguard’ remake


March 9th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has no interest in filling Whitney Houston's shoes in the upcoming remake of "The Bodyguard" because she doesn't want to play a singer ... Read more...

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Martial arts and meditation come to Indian theatre


March 6th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) At first sight, martial arts and meditation may seem activities that are miles apart from theatre performances but an on-stage experiment by the department of ... Read more...

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Garfield celebrated ‘Spider-Man’ role by running around naked


February 28th, 2011 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Andrew Garfield has joked that he celebrated landing the role of Spider-Man by running around naked and climbing walls.The 27-year-old actor, who replaced Tobey Maguire as the web-slinging ... Read more...

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Naomi Watts reveals how she became a Hollywood power player


February 13th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Naomi Watts struggled for years before getting a big break in Hollywood.What changed everything for the 41-year-old Oscar-nominated actress was David Lynch casting her in his ... Read more...

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Pride Of Telugu Cinema, Nageshwara Rao Gets Padma Vibhushan


January 26th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Akkineni Nageshwara Rao has been awarded yet another honour by the government of India. Recognizing his contribution to the growth of Telugu Film industry both by being an actor par ... Read more...

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Farah Khan In Denial And Shock!


January 14th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, which turned out to be one of the sloppiest movies of 2010, and which even 'Sheila Ki Jawani' could not save, it is obvious that director Farah Khan will be ... Read more...

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