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Nandita to direct play (Movie Snippets)


July 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) After making short films and a movie, actress Nandita Das is now directing a play that focuses on inequalities in the society."At the moment I am ... Read more...

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‘Shab’ my first love story: Onir


June 5th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) After bringing up sensitive issues like HIV/AIDS and homosexuality through his films "My Brother Nikhil" and "I Am", filmmaker Onir is now working on a new ... Read more...

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Cannes invites Onir to attend Producers Network


March 20th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Onir couldn't have asked for more. First he won the National Award for "I AM" and now the director has received an official invitation from Cannes ... Read more...

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We want good scripts, chants Bollywood


March 19th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) After biggies misfired at the box office and economical movies hit the bull's eye, Bollywood has woken up to the importance of a well-written script. ... Read more...

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Filmmakers don’t trust new writers: Onir


March 12th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Onir, who has made some powerful films like "My Brother Nikhil" and "I Am", says there is no dearth of talented writers but filmmakers like ... Read more...

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May take up singing in future: Juhi


January 31st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) Juhi Chawla, who off and on appears on the small and big screen, says she plans to take singing seriously in the near future."I have been ... Read more...

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Shaan’s tryst with acting! (Movie Snippets)


October 26th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Singer Shaan showcased his acting skills when he donned different get-ups to represent some popular characters from Hindi movies at the 2nd Chevrolet Global Indian ... Read more...

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‘India needs time to open up to gay themes in films’


October 17th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) In India it has recently become a criminal offence to discriminate against people due to their sexual orientation. But commercial Indian films are far from catching ... Read more...

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Victor Banerjeee signs Indian-American director’s debut film


July 6th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Veteran actor Victor Banerjee will play an intense role in Indian-American Amit Kumar's directorial debut "Blemished Light", which will deal with discrimination that happens in ... Read more...

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Bollywood celebs slam Azad’s comments on MSM


July 5th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Celina Jaitley and Onir, who are quite vocal about supporting India's gay community, are shocked at Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad's comment ... Read more...

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Mandira Bedi to endorse stem cell bank


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Anchor-actress Mandira Bedi, who is expecting her first child, was Thursday appointed the official brand-ambassador of Cryo-Save, a stem cell bank. In her new role, ... Read more...

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Communication gap with Nandita helped our chemistry in ‘I AM’: Purab


April 29th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) He made his Bollywood debut opposite Nandita Das in "Bas Yun Hi" in 2003, but after that Purab Kohli lost touch with his co-star. But ... Read more...

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Onir releases ‘I AM’ trailer on You Tube


March 27th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) First he used the social networking site Facebook to raise funds for "I AM". Now director Onir has released the trailer of his forthcoming ... Read more...

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I never faced obstacles because of my sexual preference: Onir


March 13th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Gay director Onir is quite upright about his alternative sexual preference and asserts that it didn't create obstacles in his career. He says that he ... Read more...

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Juhi Chawla To Re-Enter Production With Onir’s ‘I Am’ Series


January 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
series as an associate producer. The actress who is well known for her films like Qayamat se Qayamat tak, Darr etc had ventured into the production line after her marriage ... Read more...

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Juhi Chawla joins as associate producer for ‘I Am’


January 19th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla has come on board for filmmaker Onir's "I Am" series as an associate producer along with her husband Jai Mehta and two ... Read more...

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Use protection, celebs advise on World AIDS Day


December 1st, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Use protection and spread awareness, suggested a few Bollywood celebrities on World AIDS Day Wednesday."On World Aids Day I want to appeal to you all today ... Read more...

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I am not going anywhere, says Juhi Chawla


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla, who has given voiceover for Sita's character in 3D animation film "Ramayana - The Epic", said she hasn't quit the film industry and will soon ... Read more...

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Karan Johar restless, itching to direct again (Movie Snippets)


August 9th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar is itching to go behind the camera once again. "The director in me is restless and wants to break free... can't wait to ... Read more...

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Juhi’s second flick in Mollywood


May 12th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The gorgeous former Miss India, Juhi Chawla, had debuted as an actress in 1986 with the movie Sultanat. She has won the hearts of the people ... Read more...

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‘Just Another Love Story’ gets full house in Berlin


February 19th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Meenakshi Shedde Berlin, Feb 19 (IANS) "Arekti Premer Golpo" (Just another love story) - a daring, sensitive, layered, gay love story - got full house at the ongoing Berlin International Film Festival. ... Read more...

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Purab Kohli goes back to Nandita Das


February 16th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Purab Kohli, who gave a fabulous performance in "Rock On!', will be returning to his Bollywood roots this year.He debuted in Bollywood with "Bas Yun Hi', ... Read more...

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“Hide N Seek is a exciting, thrilling, edge of the seat joyride-Purab Kohli


January 25th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Purab Kohli is a known name in the showbiz as he has come a long way from being a television's charming VJ to a brilliant movie actor. He has brilliant movies ... Read more...

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Hide N Seek sets different benchmarks -Purab Kohli


December 21st, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Apoorva Lakhia's "Hide N Seek' though doesn't have real big names to boast off, but, VJ and budding actor Purab Kohli says there is more to vouch for in the film ... Read more...

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Director Onir loses his valuables


November 18th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Countless stories have been heard about Bollywood directors and celebrities misplacing baggage, losing valuables etc, while traveling for shoots to foreign locations. This time it was director Onir who had his car ... Read more...

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Purab Kohli aims for sky


November 10th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
VJ-turned-actor Purab Kohli has won critical acclaim with films like My Brother Nikhil and most recently Rock On! But the actor harbours a desire to work in an out-and-out Bollywood masala ... Read more...

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I want to work in a Bollywood masala film: Purab Kohli


November 4th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Veejay-turned-actor Purab Kohli, known for off-beat films like "My Brother Nikhil" and "Rock On", says he desires to work in an out-and-out Bollywood masala film to reach out ... Read more...

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Purab Kohli keen to work in Big budget films


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
VJ-turned-actor Purab Kohli has won critical acclaim with films like 'My Brother Nikhil' and most recently 'Rock On!' but the actor harbors the desire to work in an out-and-out Bollywood masala ... Read more...

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Purab Kohli to collect Rs.100,000 to run in Delhi Marathon


October 22nd, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) What is Purab Kohli doing these days? The veejay-turned-actor is on a mission to collect Rs.100,000 so that he can join the 'Dream Team' that will run ... Read more...

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Gays celebrate legal boost to their pride


July 2nd, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Roshni could not believe that the slogan she was screaming just four days earlier at Delhi's gay pride march would come true so soon - with the ... Read more...

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Indian film, fashion celebs rejoice as gayness is decriminalised


July 2nd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) "Historic!" That is how the film and fashion fraternities have hailed Thursday's Delhi High Court judgement decriminalising gay sex. Hailing India as great, they said the ... Read more...

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Sanjay Suri plays gigolo in ‘Anubhav’


June 5th, 2009 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) After playing a gay in "My Brother Nikhil", Sanjay Suri now plays a gigolo in "Anubhav", a film underlining that men are as vulnerable to sexual ... Read more...

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“I will expose nexus between male prostitution and cops” - Onir


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Joginder TutejaA little while back, film maker Onir had announced that he would be telling five short stories in a single movie. While he is currently casting for his film(s) and ... Read more...

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After RGV and Sanjay Gupta, Onir tells his short stories


April 28th, 2009 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) After Ram Gopal Varma and Sanjay Gupta, Onirban has turned out to be the third filmmaker in recent times to experiment with short story telling. ... Read more...

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Sanjay Suri enjoyed being a guide in Kashmir


March 7th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) When Sanjay Suri returned to Kashmir after 18 years for the shooting of "Sikandar", his co-actors and the film's unit didn't have trouble getting accustomed to the ... Read more...

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