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Writer Nora Ephron passes away


June 27th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 27 (IANS) Writer Nora Ephron, screenplay writer of hit movies like "Sleepless In Seattle" and "When Harry Met Sally", has died after battling health issues. She was ... Read more...

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Ashvin Kumar’s ‘The Forest’ to release April 13


March 13th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Known for making issue-based documentaries, Ashvin Kumar's is all set to release his first movie "The Forest", which will hit screens across the country April ... Read more...

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Christopher Plummer wins best supporting actor


February 27th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) At 82, Christopher Plummer is said to be the oldest person to have won an Oscar as he took home the golden statuette for his ... Read more...

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Octavia Spencer wins best supporting actress


February 27th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Octavia Spencer was overwhelmed as her name was announced for best supporting actress winner's trophy at the 84th Academy Awards here for her role as ... Read more...

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My films create a show, not reality: ‘The Artist’ director (Interview)


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) His black and white silent film "The Artist" has won three Golden Globes and seven Baftas (awards of the British Academy of Film and Television ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins top honours at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) The black-and-white silent movie "The Artist" swept away top honours at the Orange British Academy Film Awards - it was was named the year's best film, ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wins best actress trophy at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep won the best actress trophy for playing former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" at the the Orange British Academy ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor thrilled about BAFTA


February 8th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, who is set for his third outing at the prestigious BAFTA ceremony, says he is extremely delighted to be part ... Read more...

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Clooney gets challenged for wrestling match


February 7th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Actor George Clooney has been challenged for a wrestling match by Muppet character Miss Piggy at the British Academy of Film and Telivision Arts (BAFTA) Awards ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s teeth deliberately unaligned


November 27th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Kate Middleton's teeth have been deliberately made "not too perfect" which helped her in giving a "natural, healthy smile, but not an artificial one", a French ... Read more...

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Ben Stiller to get the BAFTA for comedy


August 24th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Ben Stiller has been named as a recipient of an award by The British Academy of Film and Television Los Angeles. The comedian will be ... Read more...

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Like Oscars, IIFA doesn’t need brand ambassador: Anil Kapoor


June 16th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Comparing the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards with the Oscars, actor Anil Kapoor says just like the Academy Awards have no brand ambassador, ... Read more...

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Martin Freeman bags a BAFTA


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Martin Freeman has bagged the Best Supporting Actor BAFTA for playing the role of Dr Watson in the TV series "Sherlock".The three-part BBC series was also voted ... Read more...

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Rahman loses Oscar for ‘127 Hours’ original score


February 28th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman lost the Oscar for best original score to composer duo Trent Rezmor and Atticus Ross who won it for "The Social Network" ... Read more...

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List of top Bafta awards for 2011


February 14th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A list of some of the winners of the 2011 Baftas awards has been revealed, and it includes British historical drama 'The King's Speech'.According to the official website ... Read more...

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List of some of BAFTA winners for 2011 revealed


February 14th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A list of some of the winners of the 2011 Baftas awards has been revealed, and it includes British historical drama 'The King's Speech'.According to the official website ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ wins best film at BAFTA


February 14th, 2011 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Tom Hooper's "The King's Speech" picked up the best film title at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards here Sunday.The movie, about the stuttering ... Read more...

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Colin Firth, Natalie Portman win top BAFTA honours


February 14th, 2011 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) The year 2011 seems to have started on a good note for actors Colin Firth and Natalie Portman as they are sweeping the top honours at most of ... Read more...

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Rahman loses BAFTA


February 14th, 2011 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) It doesn't seem to be a lucky year for A.R. Rahman. After losing the Golden Globe award, the Indian music composer Sunday lost the British Academy of ... Read more...

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Kids who regularly text message ‘have better literacy skills’


February 5th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 05 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that children who are fluent at text messaging have better literacy skills than youngsters who do not use mobile phones.Researchers discovered that rather than destroying ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ franchise to be honoured at BAFTA


February 4th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 4 (IANS) The "Harry Potter" film franchise will be honoured at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) for its outstanding contribution to cinema."I am thrilled that ... Read more...

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Rahman in Oscar run again with two nominations for ‘127 Hours’


January 25th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 25 (IANS) Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman has done it again! He received two nominations Tuesday for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards for the original score in ... Read more...

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You get success, then a movie gets ripped off: A.R. Rahman (Interview)


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian maestro A.R. Rahman says that after the mega sweep of "Slumdog Millionaire" at various awards, a solo win so far for the music ... Read more...

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Rahman gets BAFTA nomination for ‘127 Hours’ music


January 18th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Oscar-winning Indian music composer A.R. Rahman has been nominated for the British Academy of Films and Television Arts (BAFTA) award for original music in Danny Boyle's "127 ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’, ‘Black Swan’ lead BAFTAs nominations


January 9th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): 'The King's Speech' and 'Black Swan' have earned 15 nominations each for 2011 British Academy Film Awards.Both films will compete in the Best Film and Best Director categories, ... Read more...

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Colin Firth says he almost turned down ‘Pride and Prejudice’ role


December 8th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 08 (ANI): 'Pride and Prejudice' star Colin Firth has revealed that he almost turned down the part that made him a household name.The actor said that he thought himself 'wrong' ... Read more...

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Andrew Garfield to play Peter Parker in ‘Spider Man’


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Actor Andrew Garfield is set to play teenage Peter Parker in the upcoming "Spider-Man" reboot that will focus on the superhero's college life. "Though his name may be new ... Read more...

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Is Jamie Bell the next Spider-Man?


June 9th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tobey Maguire may not be in the next Spiderman movie. His replacement has been a source of immense speculation in the entertainment world. Several names have been touted as a possible replacement.And ... Read more...

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Jane Lynch is enjoying her honeymoon with wife Lara Embry


June 9th, 2010 - 1:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newlywed Jane Lynch is currently enjoying her honeymoon with wife Lara Embry in Europe. The Glee actress who is very open and upfront about her lesbian status, says that she knew that ... Read more...

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Jane Lynch of ‘Glee’ Honeymoons in Europe


June 9th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jane Lynch, who plays 'Sue Sylvester' on the hit show on Fox television, 'Glee', was recently married, to a woman, Doctor Lara Embry, on May 28, and the two are now honeymooning ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell To Launch “World’s Got Talent”


June 8th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Simon Cowell who recently left the sets of American Idol is planning it huge. Reportedly, the English small screen producer is looking forward to launch a new show called ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell To Launch ‘World’s Got Talent’ With No Judges


June 8th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Simon Cowell, the former American Idol judge, has shown interest in launching World's Got Talent, which would bring together the ‘Got Talent’ winners from different countries. This competition is like the ... Read more...

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BAFTA award, happiest moment ever: Cowell


June 7th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell, who was recently honoured with a special award by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), says it was his happiest moment ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell to get BAFTA honour


June 6th, 2010 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell will be honoured by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) at the academy's awards event here at the London Palladium Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell to receive honorary BAFTA Award


May 29th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): American Idol judge Simon Cowell will be presented with a special honour at next month's British Academy (BAFTA) Television Awards.According to The Daily Express, the Bafta committee has ... Read more...

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