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‘The Descendants’ wins for adapted screenplay


February 27th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) "The Descendants", a screen version of Kaui Hart Hemmings' eponymous novel, won the best adapted screenplay award, while Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" was ... Read more...

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‘Toy Story 3′ wins best animated feature film Oscar


February 28th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) "Toy Story 3", the highest grosser of 2010, won the Oscar in the best animated feature film category at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards here.The movie, the ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ sweeps BAFTA, Rahman loses (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) "The King's Speech" swept away the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards as the movie received seven trophies across various categories, including the original ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle hides Oscar trophy in shoe box


January 27th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle has admitted that he stores his Oscar academy award in a shoe bag, under his bed.Boyle won the best director Oscar for his ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle hides his Oscar under bed!


January 26th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): Director Danny Boyle has revealed that he keeps his Oscar hidden under his bed at home.The Brit won the Best Director Oscar in 2008 for 'Slumdog Millionaire,' ... Read more...

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Critics’ Choice Awards 2011: A Star-Studded Affair


January 15th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sixteenth annual Critics' Choice Awards of 2011 was probably the most awaited award ceremony of the year. Ever since the nominations for this award ceremony ... Read more...

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Black Swan & Social Network nominated for WGA Awards


January 5th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The nominations for the 2011 Writers Guild of America Awards have been announced.“Black Swan” and “Social Network” received various nominations. The two movies were amongst the ... Read more...

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Emma Thompson honoured on ‘Hollywood Walk Of Fame’


August 7th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson has been immortalised on the 'Hollywood Walk of Fame' after receiving her 2,416th star outside an English-themed pub. Thompson was honoured at ... Read more...

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Catherine Zeta Jones appointed a CBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List


June 12th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Welsh beauty Catherine Zeta Jones has received a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.The Oscar-winning actress received a CBE for her services to the film industry and ... Read more...

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Sacha Baron Cohen wedding


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Sacha baron Cohen English actor, comedian and writer best known for playing Ali G, Borat Sagdiyev, and Brüno got married to lsla Fisher last ... Read more...

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Oscar Goes To Geoffrey Fletcher For Best Adapted Screenplay


March 8th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Mar 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year, the distribution of the Academy Awards were more or less expected, despite some of the films giving each other tough competition in ... Read more...

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The Hurt Locker Bags 6 Academy Awards at Oscars


March 8th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Well, the much anticipated, long awaited Oscar Awards Show is over. Most of the results were not surprising. Sandra Bullock won Best Supporting Actress for her ... Read more...

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‘Precious’ wins best adapted screenplay Oscar


March 8th, 2010 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) Geoffrey Fletcher won the best adapted screenplay Oscar for "Precious", based on the novel "Push" by Sapphire, at the 82nd Academy Awards. Set in Harlem, New York City, ... Read more...

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Oscars 2010: Geoffrey Fletcher wins the award for the Best Adapted Screenplay


March 8th, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Geoffrey Fletcher of ‘Precious’ has won the award for the Best Adapted Screenplay at the 82nd Academy Awards. While accepting the award, he said ... Read more...

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Rowling too busy to give award at Oscar ceremony


March 4th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has turned down the opportunity to present an Oscar because she is too busy writing her next book. "You won't be hearing from me ... Read more...

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George Clooney wins Best Actor at Washington Critics Awards


December 10th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 10 (ANI): George Clooney's new film 'Up In The Air,' has been hugely appreciated and rewarded at the Washington Critics Awards.The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) noted the ... Read more...

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‘The Exorcist’ to be remade into TV series


November 17th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Classic horror movie "The Exorcist" is now being remade into a new TV mini-series. Directed by William Friedkin, the 1973 film is about a young girl possessed by a ... Read more...

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”Slumdog Millionaire” kids visit Shirdi


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Shirdi (Maharashtra), Mar 23 (ANI): Child actors of the Oscar-wining movie ''Slumdog Millionaire'' paid a visit to the Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in Maharashtra. Rubina Ali, who essayed the role of a ... Read more...

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Slum children in Kolkata inspired after watching ”Slumdog Millionaire”


March 9th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 9 (ANI): Over 500 children from slums here were treated to a special screening of the Oscar winning movie ''Slumdog Millionaire''. Coming out of the theatre, the kids said ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar goes to watch Slumdog on a cycle-rickshaw


March 5th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Mar 5 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on Thursday, went to watch ''Slumdog Millionare'', the Oscar winning rags-to-riches movie, on a cycle-rickshaw. Kumar, however, claims that it was no publicity ... Read more...

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Oscar winner Resul Pookutty returns home to hero’s welcome


February 26th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 26 (ANI): Resul Pookutty, who won the Oscar for best sound mixing, returned to his home to a hero's welcome in Mumbai along with his wife and Slumdog actor Irrfan ... Read more...

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‘Jai Ho!’ say Indians on cyberspace


February 23rd, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Cyberspace is buzzing with the Oscars, and music maestro A.R. Rahman seems to be leading here too! Even as he is in Los Angeles attending the ceremony, ... Read more...

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President, PM congratulate ”Slumdog Millionaire” team


February 23rd, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today congratulated the team of ''Slumdog Millionaire'' which created a sensation by winning eight Oscars. The President is ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma congratulates Slumdog Millionaire, Smile Pinky team


February 23rd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma today congratulated the Slumdog Millionaire and Smile Pinky team for winning prestigious Oscar Awards. In his message, ... Read more...

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List of eight Oscars won by ‘Slumdog Millionaire’


February 23rd, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Following is a list of the Oscars won by "Slumdog Millionaire": 1. Best Picture 2. Best director - Danny Boyle 3. Best original song- A.R. Rahman and Gulzar 4. Best original score - A.R. Rahman 5. Best ... Read more...

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With eight Oscars, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ sweeps Academy awards


February 23rd, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) It's "Slumdog Millionaire" all the way. After shining at the Golden Globes and BAFTA, the Mumbai-based film swept the 81st Academy awards winning eight Oscars, making the ... Read more...

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Slumdog Millionaire, wins the Best Movie at Oscars 2009


February 23rd, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The 81st annual awards Oscars 2009,the starting years eyes were on A R Rahman's Slumdog Millionaire. Rahman became the third Indian to receive an Oscar, the others being Bhanu Athaiya and Satyajit ... Read more...

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AR Rahman creates history with 2 Oscars


February 23rd, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Composer AR Rahman has created history by scooping two Oscar awards for Best Original score and Best Original song for Slumdog Millionaire.The award for Best Song Jai ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ gets best adapted screenplay Oscar


February 23rd, 2009 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) British scriptwriter Simon Beaufoy won the Oscar for best adapted screenplay for "Slumdog Millionaire", a rags-to-riches story of a Mumbai slum boy who goes on to win ... Read more...

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Oscars beckon as ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ sweeps BAFTA awards (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire", the feelgood movie charting the rags-to-riches tale of a boy born in the slums of Mumbai, swept the pre-Oscars BAFTA awards in London Sunday night with ... Read more...

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Slumdog Millionaire bags prestigious Writers Guild Award


February 9th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Oscar frontrunner Slumdog Millionaire has added another gong in its kitty at the Writers Guild Awards, with Simon Beaufoy winning the award for best-adapted screenplay for the ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ shines at Writer’s Guild awards


February 8th, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) British-Irish filmmaker Danny Boyle's rags to richs underdog drama "Slumdog Millionaire" won another feather in its cap by walking away with the most prestigious awards at The ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ cast, crew exhilarated


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22(IANS) The cast and crew of Danny Boyle's “Slumdog Millionaire” can't stop rejoicing as the Golden Globe-award winning underdog drama bagged 10 Oscar nominations Thursday.“We are so excited. There's ... Read more...

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I’m on top of the world: Rahman after Oscar nominations


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Music maestro Alla Rakha Rahman, who has become the first Indian artiste to get Oscar nomination in the main category for his score in "Slumdog Millionaire", says ... Read more...

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A.R.Rahman gets triple nomination at the Oscars


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan.22 (ANI): By bagging triple nominations for his latest film Slumdog Millionaire at the 81st Oscar Academy Awards on Thursday, the all entrancing musician A. R. Rahman has brought a ... Read more...

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