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Venice film fest: Hoffman, Yaron win best actor, actress


September 9th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Venice, Sep 9 (IANS) Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Coppa Volpi award for best actor for his role in the film "The Master" while Israeli actress Hadas Yaron won the ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig is the best Bond: Roger Moore


August 29th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Roger Moore, who played James Bond from 1973 to 1985, feels Daniel Craig has been the best actor to play 007.In his new book ... Read more...

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Hong Kong director declared best at Changchun film fest


August 26th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) Hong Kong director-producer Johnnie To Kei-fung was honoured with the best director award for his 2011 film "Death of a Hostage" at the 11th Changchun Film ... Read more...

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‘Raja Hindustani’ can be taken forward: Karisma Kapoor


August 25th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) As sequels to movies like "Aashiqui" and "Ghayal" are underway, actress Karisma Kapoor believes that among her old films, the storyline of "Raja Hindustani" has ... Read more...

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William Windom dies


August 20th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) William Windom who can as well be regarded as the father of the comedies has died. He died at the age of 88 years. He is ... Read more...

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Focussing on quality films with right budget: Abhishek Bachchan (Interview)


July 25th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) It takes a good business sense for an actor to become a good producer. A perfect example is set by Abhishek Bachchan who believes in ... Read more...

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I’m moving at my own pace, says actor Ali Fazal


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) He was seen in a miniscule role in "3 Idiots" and then featured in "Always Kabhi Kabhi", which didn't get the expected response at ... Read more...

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Dileep, Swetha Menon win top honours at Kerala film awards


July 19th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) Popular actor Dileep Thursday won the best actor award at the Kerala State Film Awards, his first, for his role in "Velaripravinte Changathi", while Swetha Menon ... Read more...

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‘The Pianist’ changed Brody


July 9th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Actor Adrien Brody says he felt he was a changed man after working in Oscar-winning movie "The Pianist".In the film, which released in 2002, the 39-year-old ... Read more...

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Global exposure has made Gulshan Grover more confident


June 15th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Grover, who has featured in over 400 films so far, says that exposure to international cinema has helped him hone his skills."I believe that ... Read more...

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‘Zindagi Na…’ sequel not necessary: Farhan Akhtar


June 11th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar, whose production "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" bagged nine awards at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards, says the movie's success doesn't ... Read more...

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Actors are selfish as compared to directors: Nawazuddin


June 10th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui says while working on a film, artists are usually concerned only about their roles but a director is comparatively unselfish as he has ... Read more...

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Ranbir, Vidya win top IIFA honours


June 10th, 2012 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 10 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor and actress Vidya Balan walked away with top honours for their films "Rockstar" and "The Dirty Picture" respectively at the 13th ... Read more...

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Technicians should get recognition, says Zoya (IIFA Diary)


June 8th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) No film is possible without technicians, says Zoya Akhtar who is sad about these behind-scene people not getting recognition for their work."I hope all my ... Read more...

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‘Urumi’ wins best film at Madrid film fest


June 4th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Malayalam film "Urmi" won the best film award at the Imagineindia International Film Festival held in Madrid, while Santhosh Sivan won the best director trophy ... Read more...

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Tannishtha, Nawazuddin win big award at NY film fest


May 31st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui seems to be on a roll - he won the best actor award at the recently concluded 12th annual New York Indian Film Festival ... Read more...

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Shahid confirmed as IIFA host


May 8th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor has been roped in to host the 13th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards in Singapore June 7-9, the ... Read more...

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Shahid replaces Boman, Riteish as IIFA host?


May 5th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Actors Riteish Deshmukh and Boman Irani have been entertaining viewers their wit and coming timing as the hosts of the International Indian Film ... Read more...

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National award winners on high after ceremony


May 4th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) "Excited", "proud" and "humbled" and even "amused" were the feelings the winners went through after being conferred the most prestigious film award of the ... Read more...

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Who is Girish Kulkarni?


March 12th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) While the whole world is celebrating Vidya Balan's National Award for the best actress for her role in "The Dirty Picture", the response to Marathi ... Read more...

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A rare film that can claim to be a game-changer (IANS Hindi Film Review)


March 8th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Kahaani"; Starring: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Nawazuddin Siddiqui; Directed by: Sujoy Ghosh; Rating: ****This is a great time to be a movie buff. Within a week of "Paan Singh ... Read more...

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Sarkozy congratulates ‘The Artist’ team


February 28th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has congratulated the team of black and white silent film "The Artist" for winning five Oscars."It is a tremendous success for ... Read more...

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Douglas to present award at Oscars


February 21st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Veteran actor Michael Douglas, who is recovering from throat cancer, has been added to the list of presenters at the Oscar ceremony.The 67-year-old is tipped ... 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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I am a terrible liar: Gary Oldman


February 1st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (IANS) Veteran actor Gary Oldman says he prides himself on being truthful in every aspect of his life including his career."It is my conscience that ... Read more...

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Can’t even think of comparisons with Big B: Hrithik


January 27th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan made Vijay Dinanath Chauhan's character in the 1990 "Agneepath" iconic, but the film didn't do wonders at the box office. Almost two decades ... Read more...

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Clooney can’t relate to ‘The Descendents’ role


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) George Clooney who walked away with the best actor Golden Globe for "The Descendents" says he could not relate to his role in the film.The ... Read more...

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Clooney is not father material: Amara Miller


January 18th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Child actress Amara Miller, who plays George Clooney's daughter in "The Descendants", feels that the actor is not father material."Let me just say, he wouldn't be ... Read more...

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Awards important, but Ranbir prefers filmmaking


January 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor, who recently bagged a Screen award for the best actor for a powerful performance in "Rockstar", says winning honours is important, but the ... Read more...

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Clooney quits drinking


January 17th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Actor George Clooney has decided to quit drinking because of health reasons.The 50-year-old, who won the Golden Globe award for best actor for his performance in ... Read more...

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My kids are also my competitors: Shah Rukh Khan


January 16th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan has bagged two awards at the Screen awards recently and the superstar is happy not only for himself but also for his ... Read more...

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Kelsey Grammer and wife expecting twins


January 16th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) American actor-comedian Kelsey Grammer, who won the best actor in a television series drama at the 69th Golden Globe awards, announced that his wife is ... Read more...

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Golden Globe: Clooney, Streep bag best actor, actress


January 16th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) George Clooney and Meryl Streep walked away with the Golden Globe trophies for best performance by an actor and an actress respectively in a ... Read more...

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Kelsey Grammer, Claire Danes win Golden Globe awards


January 16th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Kelsey Grammer and Claire Danes won the Golden Globe award for best actor and actress respectively in a television series - drama.Grammer walked away with ... Read more...

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Awards are important, says SRK


January 14th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has won scores of awards and honours and is in the race for the best actor Filmfare trophy this year for ... Read more...

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