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Parminder Nagra’s divorce gets ugly


June 29th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) "Bend It Like Beckham" star Parminder Nagra's divorce case has turned ugly over the couple's joint finances.Nagra's estranged husband James Stenson has filed a lawsuit claiming ... Read more...

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Gurinder Chadha wants Saif to play Nehru in her next


June 20th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Britain-based Indian filmmaker Gurinder Chadha sports a new look and is ready to wear the director's hat again. She'll soon begin filming a movie on ... Read more...

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Parminder Nagra splits from husband


February 10th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 10 (IANS) Actress Parminder Nagra, of "Bend It Like Beckham" fame, has filed for divorce from her photographer husband James Stenson.The actress, who currently stars in the ... Read more...

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Author-diplomat Navtej Sarna gets Sikh Heritage Award


October 16th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Author and diplomat Navtej Sarna has received one of the three Sikh Heritage Awards for 'vision' for contributing towards "Elevating the Sikh Experience" from the ... Read more...

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Indian cinema has lot to offer to West: Anupam Kher


October 9th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The magnetic effect of India's culture and cinema will continue to draw the Western world, says veteran actor Anupam Kher, who has reached out ... Read more...

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Lata surprised by Shoaib’s remarks on Sachin (Movie Snippets)


September 29th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar is surprised at the comments of Pakistani bowler Shoaib Akhtar on ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.In his just-released book "Controversially Yours", Akhtar ... Read more...

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‘Speedy Singh’ - A cliche-loaded NRI tale (IANS Hindi Film Review)


September 24th, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Speedy Singh"; Starring: Vinay Virmani, Camilla Belle, Anupam Kher,Noureen deWulf,Russell Peter, Rob Lowe; Directed by: Robert Liberman; Rating: Rating: **A star is almost born. Debutant Vinay Virmani has a ... Read more...

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Anupam meets Keira after nine years (Movie Snippets)


September 12th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher got an opportunity to meet Hollywood actress Keira Knightely at the ongoing Toronto Film Festival.Both Anupam and Keira have previously worked ... Read more...

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Bend it like Beckham or like Dulad of Jharkhand?


March 4th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
By Shailendra SinhaDumka, Mar 4 (ANI): The fever was at a high pitch; the moment was exhilarating. The event was a women's football match at the National Games held in Jharkhand between ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley wins over critics with West End stage return


February 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Keira Knightley's return to the West End stage has drawn accolades from the critics.One critic has said that the British actress has now "won her theatrical spurs", ... Read more...

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Symonds essays role in Bollywood flick ‘Patiala House’


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb.10 (ANI): Semi-retired Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds, it seems, is truly embracing India.He has essayed a role in a Bollywood film - Patiala House - which features noted actor Akshay ... Read more...

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Knightley struggled to accept success


February 1st, 2011 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Hollywood actress Keira Knightley has admitted she used to feel like she didn't deserve her success.The British actress shot to fame with "Bend It Like Beckham" before ... Read more...

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Canada will be next hot spot for Bollywood: Toronto film commissioner


January 14th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 14 (IANS) There will be a jump in Bollywood units visiting Canada, thanks to exotic locales like Niagara Falls, the Indian diaspora and first class facilities, says Toronto ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley: Rupert Friend Are Just Friends Now


January 13th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
British actress Keira Knightley has reportedly split from her boyfriend of five years Rupert Friend after going through a heart to heart talk with him just before Christmas 2010.The actress ... Read more...

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‘Bend it like Beckham’ becomes 1st western film to be broadcast in N. Korea


December 31st, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Dec 31 (ANI): Indian-origin Hollywood director Gurinder Chadha's film "Bend it like Beckham" will become the first western-made film to be broadcast on TV in North Korea.According to The Guardian, ... Read more...

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‘Bend it Like Beckham’ - first Western-made film to air in North Korea


December 31st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): North Koreans got a break from the regular TV programmes this week, when British football film 'Bend it Like Beckham' was aired in the country.The 2002 ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley wanted to quit acting


December 7th, 2010 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Hollywood actress Keira Knightley almost gave up acting three years ago because she "wasn't enjoying" her Hollywood career.The 25-year-old actress, who shot to fame as a teenager ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley: Why She Intended To Leave Hollywood At 22?


December 6th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, Keira got her first breakthrough role with the movie 'Bend It Like Beckham' in 2002, when she was only 16. Since then, her acting career took a high and the ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley ‘almost quit Hollywood at 22′


December 6th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Keira Knightley has revealed that she almost gave up acting three years ago because she "wasn't enjoying" her Hollywood career.The actress shot to fame as a teenager ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley’s 20s Style Hair-do


October 7th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The beautiful Keira Knightley has gone ahead to chop off her hair. This 25-year-old British actress flaunted her new hairdo at the ‘Chanel’ show during the ... Read more...

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Saran Kohli’s Perfect Fusion of Urban Menswear


September 21st, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Acclaimed designer and stylist Saran Kohli, who has already rocked the London fashion scene, recently debuted his urban menswear collection in New York City, all of ... Read more...

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British Actress Archie Panjabi Wins Her First Emmy For CBS Series “The Good Wife”


August 30th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Aug 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) British actress Archie Panjabi added a new feather to her acting career last night at the Nokia Theater which was host to the much-coveted ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Archie Panjabi wins Emmy (Lead)


August 30th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian origin British actress Archie Panjabi, who starred in films like "Bend it like Beckham" and "East is East", has bagged the best supporting actress in ... Read more...

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Delhi lad hopes his robots will bend it like Beckham


July 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Even as the World Cup held people in thrall, an 18-year-old Delhi boy is hoping his home-built robots would be able to show off their football skills ... Read more...

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`Bend It Like Beckham’ actress to launch pop career


July 6th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, July 6 (IANS) "Bend It Like Beckham" actress Preeya Kalidas will launch her pop career at an annual festival here that showcases South Asian arts, entertainment, dance and food. Preparations are on ... Read more...

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Longest-running Indian-American TV show goes national


July 6th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 6 (IANS) "Darshan", the longest-running Indian-American television programme in the US, has launched a new nationally-broadcast weekly half-hour programme called "Darshan America".The new show started Saturday would ... Read more...

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NRI playwright wins prestigious award in Britain


June 30th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 30 (IANS) Well-known actor-playwright Sudha Bhuchar and artistic director Kristine Landon-Smith, joint founders of London-based Tamasha Theatre Company, have won this year's prestigious First Women Awards in the ... Read more...

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The science behind how to ‘Bend It Like Beckham’


June 10th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 10 (ANI): Science has offered an explanation of how a soccer ball 'curls' and changes direction after it is kicked."The physics of soccer balls is complex and varies with each ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher In Mausam


May 19th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Anupam Kher will be seen with Shahid Kapoor in Mausam. Kher has been asked to join the unit in Edinburgh.Says the ... Read more...

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Movie Review: It’s A Wonderful Afterlife (2010)


May 7th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It's A Wonderful Afterlife: Doesn't workRating: 2 out of 5*Starring: Shabana Azmi, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Goldy Notay, Jimi Mistri, Sally Hawkins and Sanjeev BhaskarDirector: Gurinder ChaddhaGurinder Chaddha who gave us the wonderful ... Read more...

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“No more Punjabis and weddings in new films” — Gurinder Chaddha


May 6th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Her recent release "It's a Wonderful Afterlife' has already had a super release in the U.K and is soon to release in India on 7th ... Read more...

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No weddings, no Punjabis in new films: Gurinder Chadha (Interview With Images)


May 6th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Gurinder Chadha has decided to move on. The Britain-based Indian filmmaker says she will leave behind her usual marriage formula in new projects, one of ... Read more...

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Bend It Like Beckham goes to the stage


May 5th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): NRI filmmaker Gurinder Chadha is set to go the Mira Nair way. After Nair's Monsoon Wedding took a step towards Broadway, Chadha is all set to ... Read more...

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‘It’s A Wonderful…’ comedy about ghosts and marriage (IANS Preview)


May 3rd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) After dealing with marriage issues in "Bend It Like Beckham" and "Bride and Prejudice", Britain-based Indian filmmaker Gurinder Chadha returns with another outing on the same titled ... Read more...

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Gurinder Chada didn’t think Keira Knightley would be so successful


April 24th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 24(ANI): Director Gurinder Chada, who launched Keira Knightley in her hit film 'Bend It Like Beckham', didn't think the actress would be so successful.However, the helmer admitted that she ... Read more...

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