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Basu’s biopic on Kishore Kumar on floors in winter 2013


September 21st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Basu, who is basking in the success of his latest offering "Barfi!", says his Ranbir Kapoor-starrer biopic on Kishore Kumar is in its scripting ... Read more...

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Hendricks, McCarthy in run to play Anna Nicole Smith


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Christina Hendricks and Jenny McCarthy are reportedly among the actresses battling to play tragic star Anna Nicole Smith in an upcoming movie.TV bosses at US-based Lifetime ... Read more...

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Al Pacino to play Joe Paterno


September 12th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Veteran actor Al Pacino is set to play late American football coach Joe Paterno in an upcoming biopic.The Oscar-winning actor will star as the lead character ... Read more...

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Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra mourns loss of mother


September 10th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is mourning the loss of his mother, who passed away after prolonged illness.Mehra's mother Annapurna passed away Saturday night here. ... Read more...

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Ladakh trip makes Farhan nostalgic


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) After Shah Rukh Khan, it is filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar who is heading to Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir for shooting for his upcoming film ... Read more...

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Kutcher meets Delhi’s ‘powerful girls’


September 1st, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Hollywood star Ashton Kutcher, who is on his maiden trip to India for a shooting assignment, met women of a NGO working for the cause ... Read more...

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Douglas to play former US president?


August 31st, 2012 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Veteran actor Michael Douglas is likely to play former US Republican president Ronald Reagan in a new movie.The Oscar-winning actor is in talks to play ... Read more...

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Ketan Mehta finalises Nawazuddin for ‘Mountain Man’


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Director Ketan Mehta has chosen Nawazuddin Siddhiqui to act in his upcoming film "Mountain Man", a biopic on a Bihar-based labourer who did the herculean task ... Read more...

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Saldana to play singer Nina Simone


August 17th, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) "Avatar" actress Zoe Saldana has joined the cast of "Nina", a biopic on iconic singer Nina Simone. She will play the lead role.Actor David Oyelowo ... Read more...

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People from outside Mumbai are very rooted: Tigmanshu Dhulia (Interview)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Outsiders bring a lot of freshness to Bollywood because of their vast experience, says director and now actor Tigmanshu Dhulia. For Mumbaikars, India begins and ends ... Read more...

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Renner excited to play Steve McQueen in biopic


August 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Jeremy Renner is on a high ever since he has been finalised to play legendary actor Steve McQueen in the forthcoming biopic.The movie is reportedly ... Read more...

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Daniel Day Lewis transforms into Abraham Lincoln


August 8th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Released photos by Entertainment Weekly show an uncanny resemblance of Daniel Day Lewis to the 16th president of the US - Abraham Lincoln. Daniel Lewis who ... Read more...

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Why Rupert Grint became nervous


July 31st, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) British actor Rupert Grint became nervous when he was shooting scenes for "Cbgb" when musician Cheetah Crome turned up at the shoot.The movie is a ... Read more...

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Winehouse dad demands 10 mn pounds from Gaga


July 26th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Late singer Amy Winehouse's father Mitch says he would consider letting pop star Lady Gaga play his daughter in a film if she pays him ... Read more...

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Negotiating with Katrina for ‘Noor’: Ketan Mehta


July 26th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Ketan Mehta admits he is in talks with actress Katrina Kaif to play legendary World War II spy Noor Inayat Khan in his ambitious project ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe to direct biopic on Bill Hicks


July 24th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Russell Crowe is all set to make his directorial debut with a biopic on Bill Hicks. Earlier it was being speculated that Russell Crowe would enact ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe to direct feature film


July 24th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe is set to don the director's hat for a feature film. He will direct a biopic on late comedy legend Bill Hicks.The ... Read more...

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Dara Singh’s brother-in-law to replace him in movie?


July 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Vikram Sandhu had approached Dara Singh to essay the role of the protagonist's father in his film "Dream". But after the veteran wrestler-actor's sudden demise, his ... Read more...

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Filmmaker in search of Divya Bharti’s look-alike


July 14th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Director Vikram Sandhu denies that his movie "Dream" is a biopic on Divya Bharti, but admits he is scouting for a look-alike of the late actress ... Read more...

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Songs are becoming like jingles: Prasoon Joshi (Interview)


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Songs are becoming more like advertising jingles, says ad-man and lyricist Prasoon Joshi who feels that he is dealing with a "very distracted generation" ... Read more...

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For TV, Balaji sends revised version of ‘The Dirty Picture’


July 11th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The content of Viday Balan starrer "The Dirty Picture" has been revised to ensure it is suitable to be broadcast on television channels."A revised U/A has ... Read more...

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Bengali version of ‘Dirty Picture’ stalled, Rakhi upset (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) The Bengali version of "The Dirty Picture" has been stalled after Ekta Kapoor objected to its title. Rakhi Sawant, who was set to play the ... Read more...

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Bengali version of ‘Dirty Picture’ stalled, Rakhi depressed


July 6th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) The Bengali version of "The Dirty Picture" has reportedly been stalled after Ekta Kapoor objected to this. Rakhi Sawant, who was set to play the ... Read more...

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‘…Milkha Bhaag’ shooting to resume after summer break


July 6th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) As north India has been reeling under scorching heat, producer-director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has decided to halt the shooting of "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" saying that ... Read more...

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I don’t like bragging: Irrfan Khan


June 21st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) He is one of the few Indian actors with international projects like "Slumdog Millionaire" and "The Amazing Spider-Man" to his credit, but actor Irrfan Khan ... Read more...

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Did Lindsay Lohan lie to the police about her accident?


June 12th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US actress Lindsay Lohan, who is currently involved in the shooting of the film 'Liz & Dick', a biopic of the late Dame Elisabeth Taylor, apparently ... Read more...

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It’s vacation time for Farhan Akhtar (Movie Snippets)


June 12th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar, who has been busy with his films and IIFA awards, is now in a holiday mood and says he is taking his ... Read more...

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Charles Sobhraj’s jailbreak saga now on celluloid


June 6th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Producer Kumar Mangat is set to bring bikini killer Charles Sobhraj's escapades on the big screen as "Jailbreak". Directed by Prawaal Raman, it is said ... Read more...

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Pitt to produce Marilyn Monroe biopic


June 6th, 2012 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt has given nod to produce long-delayed Marilyn Monroe movie.Naomi Watts was attached to play the iconic bombshell in biopic Blonde, directed by ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt to produce biopic on Marilyn Monroe


June 5th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brad Pitt is currently helping director Andrew Dominik in the creation of his film ‘Blonde’, which is a Marilyn Monroe biopic. He will be the ... Read more...

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Balki to shoot his next with Big B at year-end (Movie Snippets) (With Images)


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Filmmaker R. Balakrishnan aka Balki, who presented Amitabh Bachchan in unimaginable roles in "Cheeni Kum" and "Paa", is gearing up to explore one more side ... Read more...

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Sheen wants to work on Burton biopic


May 29th, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Actor Michael Sheen is keen to develop a movie on late Welsh actor Richard Burton because he identifies with his struggles in Hollywood."He was a huge, ... Read more...

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‘Dirty Picture’ in Kannada excites Veena Mallik


May 24th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Mallik has started work on the Kannada version of "The Dirty Picture", saying the film is packed with glamour and sentiments that ... Read more...

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Moore signs film post medical treatment


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore has signed up her first film since a medical emergency put her career on hold.The 49-year-old has signed on to star in ... Read more...

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Not working in Houston biopic: Rihanna


May 18th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has denied that she will feature in a Whitney Houston biopic."That's just rumours. I never heard anything about that," contactmusic.com quoted the ... Read more...

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