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Chinese youths hire dates to please parents (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) The best gift a Chinese bachelor thinks he can take home for parents is a bride-to-be. Under parents' pressure to marry, many young men in China ... Read more...

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Rainbow bookshelf: The queer story, now in print (Feature)


December 1st, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Boy meets girl, they fall in love, get married and live happily ever after. The end. But for queers, the story doesn't end there. It ... Read more...

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Bollywood shifts from formula films, explores dark realities


July 19th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Whether it is gigolos in the fashion industry, the illegal arms trade or the dark secrets of a film actress, Bollywood seems to be ... Read more...

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How Colin Farrell, Liz Taylor became friends


March 31st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Irish actor Colin Farrell has explained how he became friends with the late Dame Elizabeth Taylor.Farrell attended the funeral of the screen icon last week, who died of ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Anjaana Anjaani (2010)


October 1st, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Anjaana Anjaani: All The Greatest Love Stories Are Between StrangersRating: 3 out of 5*Starring: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Zayed Khan, Tanvi Azmi and othersDirector: Siddharth AnandOctober 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director ... Read more...

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STYLE 360 At New York Fashion Week


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After a total of six consecutive years of showcasing a huge variety of fashion collections, the producers A - List Communications and Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. are ... Read more...

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Youth want sex, violence - not mush - on TV


August 29th, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Show them a boy-meets-girl story and chances are today's Indian youth will switch off their TV sets. What they are looking for is some serious ... Read more...

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The film Murali Meets Meera finally goes on the floors


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Well known director, Yogish Hunasur will mark his transition from direction to producing with the movie "Murali Meets Meera". The film had its grand mahurath at the famous ... Read more...

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Good chemistry between Shahid, Kareena in ‘Milenge Milenge’ (Hindi Film Review, Rating: **)


July 10th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Milenge Milenge"; Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor; Directed by: Satish Kaushik; Rating: **There is a kind of subverted joy in watching Kareena Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor play ... Read more...

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‘I Hate Luv Storys’ predictable, but lovable (IANS Movie Review)


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana Film: "I Hate Luv Storys"; Cast: Imran Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Samir Soni, Bruna Abdullah, Aamir Ali, Kavin Dave, and Pooja Ghai; Director: Punit Malhotra; Rating: ***You will not ... Read more...

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Imran: The Next Superstar in the Making?


May 3rd, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Imran has been out of sight for a while but will be seen a lot this year soon. After the recent pictures of the shirtless lad ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan pulled our leg on the sets- Shraddha Kapoor


February 26th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Shraddha Kapoor tells that she bagged her debut role in Teen Patti on her own merit and not because she happens to be the daughter of ... Read more...

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Modern vampires, zombies reflect changing times


August 9th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): Vampires and zombies, both of which have become a popular phenomenon, are more than just a part of pop culture. They reflect the changing society, says a leading ... Read more...

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‘Teree Sang’ likable spin on premature parenthood (IANS Film Review - Rating: ***)


August 7th, 2009 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Teree Sang"; Cast: Ruslaan Mumtaz, Sheena Shahabadi; Director: Satish Kaushik; Rating: ***This is Raj Kapoor's "Bobby" with furtive sex and a baby thrown in for good measure. ... Read more...

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‘Teree Sang’ likable spin on premature parenthood (IANS Film Review - Rating: ***)


August 7th, 2009 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Teree Sang"; Cast: Ruslaan Mumtaz, Sheena Shahabadi; Director: Satish Kaushik; Rating: ***This is Raj Kapoor's "Bobby" with furtive sex and a baby thrown in for good measure. ... Read more...

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‘Teree Sang’ likable spin on premature parenthood (IANS Film Review - Rating: ***)


August 7th, 2009 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Teree Sang"; Cast: Ruslaan Mumtaz, Sheena Shahabadi; Director: Satish Kaushik; Rating: ***This is Raj Kapoor's "Bobby" with furtive sex and a baby thrown in for good measure. ... Read more...

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DDLJ’S still going strong


March 14th, 2009 - 10:18 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
It was released late 1995 and is almost fourteen years old now.But Yash Raj's all time musical hit "Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge' continued its successful run at the box office crossing ... Read more...

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Wanted: Indian authors to steam up Mills & Boon novels


December 20th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Mills & Boon, the worlds most prolific romance publisher, is wooing Indian authors to add local flavour to its novels.The publisher, which sells four books a second, ... Read more...

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‘Keka’ deserves a miss (Telugu Movie Review)


October 26th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Keka"; Cast: Raja, Ishana, Anup Kumar; Direction: Teja; Cinematography: P.C. Sreeram; Music Director: Chakri; Rating: *Producer-director Teja has returned to filmdom after a hiatus of three years and it shows in ... Read more...

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“Kismat Konnection” an endearing working-class romance


July 19th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Kismat Konnection"; Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Vidya Balan; Director: Aziz Mirza; Rating: *** "Kismat Konnection" is one of the sweetest and most endearing romantic comedies in recent times. Its ... Read more...

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Harman excels in futuristic fantasyland of ‘Love Story 2050′ (Film Review)


July 5th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Subshash K. Jha Film: "Love Story 2050"; Cast: Priyanka Chopra, Harman Baweja, Boman Irani; Director: Harry Baweja; Rating: **1/2 A star has most certainly been born. There are no two ways about ... Read more...

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