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Indian, world cinema set new trends at Osian’s film fest (Review)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) World premieres, screenings and celebrity discussions coupled with a healthy dose of entertainment - the 12th Osian's Cinefan Film Festival, which came to a glitzy ... Read more...

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Two awards for ‘BA Pass’ at Osian’s film fest


August 5th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Ajay Behl-directed "BA Pass" was named best film in the Indian competition category of the 12th Osian Cinefan Film Festival, while actor Shadab Kamal, ... Read more...

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Tough to promote Indian dance: Remo D’Souza


June 24th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Indian youth is more inclined towards western dance forms like B-boying, hip-hop and jazz and their interest in Indian classical forms is diminishing, laments choreographer ... Read more...

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Mithun recalls days of struggle


June 13th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Mithun Chakraborty, who plays the role of grandmaster on dance reality show "Dance India Dance Little Masters" (DID), feels the current lot of ... Read more...

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Prosenjit was reluctant to do ‘Shanghai’ (Movie Snippets)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee, who played Dr. Ahmadi, a social activist, in Dibakar Banerjee's "Shanghai", says initially he was reluctant to feature in a Hindi ... Read more...

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KKR felicitation a mix of politics, sports and entertainment (West Bengal newsletter)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June (IANS) It is time for out-of-the-box thinking, and in Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal it is about mixing politics, sports and entertainment.All the three elements were ... Read more...

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Women-centric films reflect changing society: Vidya


May 30th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Bollywood star Vidya Balan Wednesday said women-centric films reflected the fact that women were taking centre-stage in various walks of life."I think women are taking ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh, Mamata steal show in KKR’s Eden party


May 29th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took the centre-stage at the celebrations of Kolkata Knight Riders' maiden Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Kolkata delirious over KKR triumph in IPL


May 28th, 2012 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Youths beat drums, burst crackers and partied on the streets as the eastern metropolis celebrated the maiden title conquest of Kolkata Knight Riders in the ... Read more...

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Vidya wants to work with Hrithik, SRK


May 16th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) After giving solo blockbusters "The Dirty Picture" and "Kahaani", Vidya Balan has draw up a wish list of male co-stars. She wants to work with ... Read more...

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Of legends and stars: Mamata, Hillary discuss Tagore, SRK


May 7th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) From the legendary Rabindranath Tagore to Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee discussed ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari gives away 59th National Film Awards


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Talents from India's $2-billion Indian movie industry received from Vice President Hamid Ansari the 59th National Film Awards across various categories here Thursday. Veteran ... Read more...

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Indian cinema to turn 100, celebs applaud its accomplishments


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) The Indian film industry will celebrate 100 years of its existence in 2013. Celebrities are excited and say that the progress and growth of the ... Read more...

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‘The Forlorn’ opens Manipur’s first International film fest


April 15th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 15 (IANS) "The Forlorn", a psychological thriller directed by Saptaswa Basu opened the first Imphal International Film Festival at the Rupmahal Theatre in Manipur capital Sunday. The festival ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza dubs for first Bengali film (With Image)


April 1st, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) While most Bollywood actresses have asked for voice artists to dub for their Bengali films, Dia Mirza chooses to be different. She has taken ... Read more...

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Controversy - instant claim to fame for Bollywood wannabes


March 30th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Starlets like Noopur Mehta, Poonam Pandey and Veena Malik have proved that there is nothing like a controversy to get instant fame. From fighting ... Read more...

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Dia excited about first Bengali movie


March 30th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Dia Mirza is happy she is treading new ground. After turning producer, the actress is excited about her first Bengali movie "Paanch Adhyay".The 30-year-old, ... Read more...

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Paoli Dam makes bold seem regular: Vikram Bhatt (Movie Snippets)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Director Vikram Bhatt has praised Bengali actress Paoli Dam for her super-bold avatar in the first trailer of "Hate Story"."A big shout to Paoli ... Read more...

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Meet Vidya Balan’s hero in ‘Kahaani’


March 13th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) On seeing Sujoy Ghosh's stunning Kolkata-based suspense-drama "Kahaani" your attention is immediately caught by quietly accomplished Bengali actor Parambrata Chatterjee, who plays Vidya Balan's saviour ... Read more...

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Regional talent wins top honours at 59th National film awards (Roundup)


March 7th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Regional actors and filmmakers swept the top honours, including best feature film, best direction and best actor titles, at the 59th National Film Awards ... Read more...

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Punjab varsity steps into moviemaking, produces Bengali film


March 7th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) A technical varsity of Punjab, known for its distance education programme, has forayed into filmmaking and co-produced Bengali film "Darling".Punjab Technical University (PTU) will be co-producing ... Read more...

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‘Hate Story’ mystery girl revealed - it’s Paoli Dam (With Images)


March 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The mystery around the girl in the poster of Vikram Bhatt's production "Hate Story" has been solved. She is Bengali actress Paoli Dam, who ... Read more...

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New directors, new ideas power Bengali cinema’s resurgence


February 19th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) A potent mix of sleek production, inspiration from literary works, sex and high quality music are behind a resurgent commercial Bengali cinema, which is again giving ... Read more...

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Pooja Bose ecstatic over her Bengali debut


February 16th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) Popular television actress and model Pooja Bose Thursday said she was ecstatic about her debut Bengali movie -- the most expensive Bengali feature film made till ... Read more...

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Rahul Bose to make English movie on Pakistani novel


February 9th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rahul Bose Thursday said he is all set to make an English movie which will be a screen adaptation of a Pakistani novel."I will ... Read more...

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Remo to make his next film with ‘DID’ contestants


December 30th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Choreographer-turned-director Remo D'Souza, who is all set to direct the country's first ever dance film in 3D, has roped in dance reality show "Dance India ... Read more...

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Mamata leads candle light vigil for AMRI victims


December 13th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) People cutting across religious and social barriers led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday took out a candlelight march to pay tribute to ... Read more...

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Remaining sum for technicians’ studio in next budget: Mamata


December 12th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday announced that the state government will sanction the remaining Rs.8 crore for setting up a state-of-the-art technician's studio ... Read more...

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Raveena in animated version of ‘Andaz Apna Apna’


December 10th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Cult comedy "Andaz Apna Apna" changed the way comedy films were perceived in India. Raveena Tandon, who was a part of the comic caper, has confirmed ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi ill-informed: Raj Thackeray retorts to speech


November 14th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Monday gave a sharp rejoinder to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's statements in Uttar Pradesh, terming him "ill-informed"."For how long would UP ... Read more...

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Mamata uses film fest to connect with masses (West Bengal Newsletter)


November 12th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) With Bollywood's 'Badshah' Shahrukh Khan and 'Kashmir Ki Kali' Sharmila Tagore by her side, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has taken the hitherto elite ... Read more...

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Film Mart launched at Kolkata fest to lure bigger market


November 11th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) A Film Mart was inaugurated Friday at the 17th Kolkata Film Festival in an endeavour to create a platform for the Bengali film industry to showcase ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh, Sharmila inaugurate 17th Kolkata film fest


November 10th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Balancing glamour and tradition, the 17th Kolkata Film Festival (KFF) started here Thursday with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and actress Sharmila Tagore inaugurating the ... Read more...

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‘Dhobi Ghat’ closing film at River to River film fest


November 2nd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Kiran Rao's directorial debut "Dhobi Ghat" has been chosen as the closing film for the 11th edition of the River to River Florence Indian Film Festival ... Read more...

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Off beat films keep me grounded: Mithun


October 19th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Three-time national award winning actor Mithun Chakraborty says it is important for him to work in off-beat films because this keeps him grounded."Such films (off-beat films) ... Read more...

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