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‘Ek Main Aur… ‘ puts spotlight on Las Vegas


December 31st, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Gambling, partying and letting their hair down - Kareena Kapoor and Imran Khan will be seen doing all that in "Ek Main Aur Ekk ... Read more...

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Hazare 2011’s top newsmaker on Yahoo India


December 11th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Anna Hazare, whose agitation for a strong authority to curb corruption has struck a responsive chord among thousands of Indians, has been named Yahoo ... Read more...

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Man held for posing as Sheila Dikshit aide


December 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Inspired by Bollywood films, a 26-year-old school dropout posed as the secretary to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and cheated people on the pretext of ... Read more...

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US scriptwriter makes India debut with Bollywood kid books


December 6th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) New York-based screenplay writer, musician, storyteller and artist Nico Raposo is surfing the Hindi film industry for stories. He has debuted in India with young ... Read more...

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Regional cinema should get prime slots at IFFI: Kannada filmmaker


November 30th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Renowned Kannada filmmaker P. Sheshadri Wednesday lambasted the organisers of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) for giving step- motherly treatment to regional filmmakers ... Read more...

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Control of Bollywood ‘big budget’ films needed: Vikram Gokhale


November 29th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Stressing the need for controlling spending on mega-budget films, veteran actor Vikram Gokhale Tuesday said he had been discussing the issue with Maharashtra Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Don’t see space for myself in Bollywood: Tarsem Singh


November 11th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 11 (IANS) US-based Indian origin director Tarsem Singh, who has managed to carve out a niche with his visual artistry in films like "The Cell" and ... Read more...

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Censor Board gets tough with ‘Rockstar’


November 5th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) The Censor Board has clamped down on certain audio and visual portions of the much-awaited Ranbir Kapoor starrer "Rockstar" that opens next week.One would think ... Read more...

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Airport Metro open to filmmakers


October 19th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Delhi's swank Airport Metro Express (AME) can now be seen in all its speeding glitter in Bollywood films as the Reliance Infrastructure-led concessionaire will ... Read more...

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Jhuki jhuki si nazar, in remembrance of Jagjit Singh (Obituary)


October 10th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Indian ghazal king Jagjit Singh's way of celebrating his 70th year was unique - he was aiming to complete 70 concerts by the end of the ... Read more...

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Ban Indian films, demands Pakistan daily


October 7th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) A leading Pakistani newspaper Friday sought a ban on Indian films, warning this was the only way to help the local cinema "develop and thrive". The ... Read more...

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Bollywood bug bites Camilla Belle


September 29th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Hollywood actress Camilla Belle might be just one film old in Bollywood, but she is madly in love with the industry and is keen ... Read more...

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Approached for two Bollywood films: Paris Hilton


September 24th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) International celebrity Paris Hilton claims to have received two Bollywood offers and says she is open to working in the Hindi film industry, provided she ... Read more...

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Pirated CDs’ cache seized in Uttar Pradesh


September 15th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, over 40,000 pirated CDs and DVDs of latest Bollywood films and music albums were seized during a raid in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia ... Read more...

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Fox Studios first Tamil film coming out Friday


September 14th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) After producing a string of Bollywood films, Fox Star Studios is all set to release its first Tamil film "Engaeyum Eppothum" Friday.The film will release ... Read more...

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I miss feeding vultures in Pakistan: Actress Dilshad Vadsaria (Interview)


September 12th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) She left Pakistan when she was six. But Los Angeles-based actress Dilshad Vadsaria, of Indian and Portuguese descent, says she has vivid memories of Pakistan ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ sees different aarakshan in Nepal


August 14th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) While Bollywood director Prakash Jha's new film "Aarakshan", based on India's system of seat reservations for the disadvantaged Dalit community in educational institutions, has triggered controversy ... Read more...

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Working in India changed my approach towards music: Wayne Sharpe (Interview) (With Image)


July 31st, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) New York-based American composer Wayne Sharpe doesn't understand Hindi, but he has been composing the soundtracks and background scores for Bollywood films. He says after ... Read more...

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Watching actors smoke could make kids vulnerable


July 8th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Adolescents watching actors light a cigarette on screen are more vulnerable to tobacco use in life, a study conducted on Delhi students said Friday, confirming ... Read more...

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Manish Malhotra to be LFW grand finale designer


July 5th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Celebrity designer Manish Malhotra has been named the grand finale designer for Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter-Festive 2011, scheduled Aug 16-21 here.Manish had also been the ... Read more...

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No strong musical backing for ‘Singham’ (IANS Music Review)


July 3rd, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Singham"; Music Directors: Ajay Gogavale and Atul Gogavale; Lyricist: Swanand Kirkire; Singers: Sukhwinder Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Ajay Gogavale, Kunal Ganjawala and Richa Sharma; Rating: **1/2National Award-winning music directors Ajay-Atul are ... Read more...

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India has a special place in my heart: Swank


June 26th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 26 (IANS) Oscar winner Hilary Swank got a thunderous applause when she greeted spectators at the IIFA awards ceremony here with a "Namaste" and said India held ... Read more...

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Life is like a boxing ring: Amitabh (Movie Snippets)


June 26th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has seen many professional and personal ups and downs in his 68 years, says he feels life is quite ... Read more...

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When Bollywood stars move closer to a silent world


June 16th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Bollywood films are known for powerful dialogues. But once in a blue moon, the film industry delves into characters who live in a silent ... Read more...

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Abhay was nervous about singing: Shankar


June 9th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Getting three popular actors to sing in one song is no joke - but composer trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy (SEL) managed to convince Hrithik Roshan, Farhan ... Read more...

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Explore nuances of Hindi film music at IIFA Toronto


May 31st, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) For all Bollywood fans in Ontario - here's a golden chance to learn about the origin and uniqueness of Hindi film music. A special music ... Read more...

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I’m not retiring, says Lata


May 30th, 2011 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A media report claiming that octogenerian Lata Mangeshkar is planning to retire has upset the singing legend who is surprised how a reputed newspaper could ... Read more...

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‘Dum Maaro Dum’ gets good response in south, thanks to Rana


April 26th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 26 (IANS) Telugu star Rana Daggubati has turned out to be a crowd puller for Rohan Sippy's Hindi movie "Dum Maaro Dum" (DMD) that was screened in ... Read more...

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I bow down to the Sheilas and Munnis: Caterina Lopez


March 30th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Caterina is international pop star Jennifer Lopez's cousin and loves everything about Bollywood - its song-dance culture, superstar Shah Rukh Khan and it's fun ... Read more...

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No place for Holi songs in Bollywood anymore?


March 20th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) There was a time when Holi provided not only an occasion for outstanding song situations in Bollywood films but also a pretext for great drama. ... Read more...

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Incredible India comes to Washington


February 27th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Incredible India in its myriad wondrous colours is all set to make a splash in this American capital with "Maximum India", a mega festival celebrating its ... Read more...

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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan willing to revisit India despite detention


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 23 (ANI): Popular Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who reached home today, is willing to revisit India.The Pakistani singer, who has sung various tracks in Bollywood films, was detained ... Read more...

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Washington festival to showcase Indian arts and culture


February 5th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) The prestigious John F. Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts here is holding a mega festival "Maximum India" showcasing Indian arts and culture in all its ... Read more...

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Eager to compose music for Bollywood again: Zakir Hussain (Movie Snippets)


February 5th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) He composed music for critically acclaimed "Mr And Mrs Iyer" and now tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain is eager to make music for Bollywood films again."The problem ... Read more...

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NCP activists oppose staging of ‘Mee Nathuram Godse Boltoye’


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Feb 3 (IANS) An angry group of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) activists Thursday opposed the staging of the controversial Marathi play "Mee Nathuram Godse Boltoye" at a theatre here.The play ... Read more...

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