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Opposition slams UPA’s performance on third anniversary


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday slammed the Congress-led UPA-II government's performance on its third anniversary, saying ... Read more...

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‘Chandni Bar’ writer turns director, sends film to Cannes (With Images)


March 28th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Little money, bare minimum equipment and no crew, but Mohan Azaad still pulled off his uniquely titled directorial debut "Bhagwaan... Tera Bhala Ho". He ... Read more...

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Buddhade Dasgupta receives award for ‘Janala’


March 6th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) National Award winning filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta has received the best feature film award he won at Taipei's Asia Pacific Film Festival for his Bengali movie "Janala" ... Read more...

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‘Janala’ an achingly beautiful film by Dasgupta (Bengali Movie Review)


February 27th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Kathakali Jana Film: "Janala"; Cast: Indraneil Sengupta, Swastika Mukherjee, Tapas Pal, Manoj Mitra, Shankar Chakraborty; Director: Buddhadeb Dasgupta; Producer: Big Pictures; Rating: ****That Buddhadeb Dasgupta is a poet with several published works ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle ’signs deal with photo agency’


February 26th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 26 (ANI): Aussie bikini model Lara Bingle has reportedly signed a deal with a photo agency.She is said to have struck a deal with photo agency Big Pictures for ... Read more...

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Bollywood Stats Drained In Out-Of-Budget Blunders!


December 31st, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The saying goes, its all about money honey! This phrase, if applied to Bollywood releases in this year, will make producers and directors cry tears of agony! The most hyped ... Read more...

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I’m not offered wicked roles: Konkona Sen (Interview)


December 18th, 2010 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Enough of goodie goodie roles for Konkona Sen Sharma. The two-time National Award winner says she enjoyed playing a sexually aggressive woman in Vinay Shukla's ... Read more...

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‘Mirch’ a celebration of womanhood: Director (Interview)


December 15th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) After his critically-acclaimed "Godmother", National Award winning director Vinay Shukla is back to exploring women issues with "Mirch". Throwing light on the sexual libido ... Read more...

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‘Break Ke Baad’ recovers production cost before release


November 25th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Imran Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer "Break Ke Baad", which hits the screens Friday, has already recovered its production and marketing cost by selling satellite rights.The ... Read more...

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‘Break Ke Baad’ about space in relationships (IANS Preview)


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Debutant director Danish Aslam's romantic comedy "Break Ke Baad", on the need for space in relationships, will see Imran Khan and Deepika Padukone, who play childhood ... Read more...

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Standing ovation for Amitabh at National Awards nite


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan Friday received a standing ovation from the audience as he walked on to the stage to receive the best actor award for ... Read more...

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Rituparno, Ananya clinch national awards for ‘Abohoman’


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Well-known Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh and actress Ananya Chatterjee received the best director and best actress awards, respectively, for "Abohoman" at the 57th National Film Awards ... Read more...

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Abhishek collects national award for ‘Paa’


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan received his first ever national award for "Paa", his debut production, here Friday evening.Sporting a black suit, Abhishek, 34, received the award ... Read more...

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Raavanan Will Be Screened At MIAAC 2010


October 20th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Renowned filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s latest release trilingual film 'Raavanan' failed to amuse the viewers in India but it has received accolades at various film festivals. Now, ... Read more...

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‘Kutty Srank’ felicitated by Kerala government


October 11th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Big Picture's multiple National Award winning Malayalam movie "Kutty Srank" has been honoured by the Kerala government.The films cast and crew including Mahesh Ramanathan from Big Pictures, ... Read more...

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Rituparno happy, but not celebrating ‘Abohoman’ success


September 15th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh, who was Wednesday declared the best director for "Abohoman" at the 57th National Film Awards, is happy but is in no mood to celebrate ... Read more...

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Big Pictures’ projects bag 14 trophies at 57th national awards


September 15th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) It was big moment for Big Pictures, a Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group company, at the 57th National Film Awards Wednesday as its four production ventures ... Read more...

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Never thought ‘Behti hawa..’ will fetch me national award: Kirkire


September 15th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Lyricist Swanand Kirkire says when he was writing the song "Behti hawan sa ha" he never imagined that it will one day fetch him a national award. "When ... Read more...

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National award important success for AB Corp: Big B


September 15th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was Wednesday declared the Best Actor at the 57th National Film Awards for his performance in "Paa", says the honour is ... Read more...

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National Award is first big award of my life: Ananya


September 15th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) "It is yet to sink in completely. But yes, it feels great," said Ananya Chatterjee Wednesday soon after being named Best Actress at the 57th National Film ... Read more...

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‘Well Done Abba’ bags National Award for best social issue film


September 15th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Shyam Benegal's "Well Done Abba" Wednesday bagged the National Award for best film on social issues and the veteran filmmaker says he wasn't expecting it and is happy ... Read more...

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Vidhu Vinod Chopra Signs Nicolas Cage For Broken Horses


September 1st, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Indian filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra of Munna Bhai series and 3 Idiots fame, has signed Hollywood star Nicolas Cage for his next film titled "Broken Horses'. ... Read more...

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John turns compulsive gambler in ‘Aashayein’ (IANS Preview)


August 24th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Missed John Abraham on big screen? The Bollywood hunk returns as a compulsive gambler-turned-good Samaritan with Nagesh Kukunoor's long-awaited project "Aashayein", releasing Friday. "'Aashayein' is the story ... Read more...

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Sulagna in second thoughts about the Reliance Big Pictures offer!


August 20th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sulagana Panigrahi lately seen in Zee TV's "Do Saheliyaan' and currently doing Star Plus' "Bidaai' is some what puzzled between Reliance Big Pictures upcoming daily tentatively ... Read more...

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Release Of Deadly 2 At Big Pictures


August 12th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Kannada film Deadly 2 stars Auditya and is directed by Ravi Srivatsa. This movie will be released in Big Cinemas. KFCC earlier had sent a circular ... Read more...

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John Wants To Beat Hrithik; To Die With A Smile


August 11th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): While John Abraham doesn't plead with his ladylove to end his life like Hrithik Roshan does in Guzaarish, there ... Read more...

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PVR to have own infrastructure to distribute Indian films abroad


July 26th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) PVR Pictures has no immediate plans to co-produce movies in Hollywood but will soon have its own infrastructure for distribution of Indian films abroad, ... Read more...

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‘Raavan’ Nosedives; Makes ‘Kites’ Look Better


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Till just a few days back, the industry was smiling with the blockbuster success of 'Rajneeti'. However, the smiles have vanished all over again with 'Raavan' ... Read more...

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‘Raavan’ earns Rs.20 crore worldwide on opening day


June 19th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Director Mani Ratnam's "Raavan", which was released in three languages Friday, grossed Rs.20 crore (around $4.4 million) worldwide on its opening day, its co-producer Reliance BIG Pictures ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Raavanan (2010)


June 19th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Raavanan – Amateurish Adaptation Of Ramayana Lacks SubstantialityBanner: Madras Talkies, Big PicturesProduction: ManirathnamStory, Screenplay and Direction: ManirathnamDialogues: Suhasini ManirathnamMusic: A.R. RahmanCinematography: Santhosh Sivan, ManikandanEditing: Sreekar PrasadJune 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): ... Read more...

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‘Raavan’ Doesn’t Create Much Frenzy


June 18th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Raavan' releases today but surprisingly the hype preceding the release of the film has been quite minimal when compared to the tradition. However, there hasn't been ... Read more...

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London crowds throng as SRK joins Bachchans for ‘Raavan’ premiere


June 17th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan joined the Bachchan family here for the world premiere of Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai starrer "Raavan", pulling in huge ... Read more...

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‘Raavan’ to hit about 2200 screens worldwide


June 16th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The much-awaited Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai starrer "Raavan" will hit over 2,200 screens worldwide Friday, says its distributor. Co-produced by Madras Talkies and Reliance BIG Pictures, ... Read more...

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Abhishek returns in baddie avatar in ‘Raavan’ (IANS Preview)


June 14th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) After playing the edgy villain Lallan Singh in Mani Ratnam's "Yuva" in 2004, Abhishek Bachchan is all set to return in a rougher than ever avatar ... Read more...

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Abhishek, Aishwarya saved my life: Ravi Kishan


June 14th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Bhojpuri superstar Ravi Kishan is grateful to his "Raavan" co-stars Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai for saving his life from a poisonous snake while shooting in the ... Read more...

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