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Polish composer Preisner to make Indian debut


August 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) Renowned Polish composer Zbigniew Preisner is set to make his Indian debut by scoring music for veteran Malayalam director Shaji N. Karun's forthcoming film "Gaadha".Preisner is ... Read more...

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Pattinson happy with Kristen, says she understands him


July 5th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 5 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson says girlfriend Kristen Stewart is perfect for him because she understands him."She understands exactly how I feel. She is an ambitious woman ... Read more...

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I’m Hindi actress, not Bollywood: Richa Chadda


June 18th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) She is fairly new to the industry but Richa Chadda, who was seen in "Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye", takes objection to the word Bollywood and says ... Read more...

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West wants to build amusement park


May 30th, 2012 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Rapper-turned-fashion designer Kanye West has set his sights on building an amusement park."What I want to do post-Grammys is I want to work on ... Read more...

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‘The Angels’ Share’ wins jury prize at Cannes


May 28th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, May 28 (IANS) "The Angels' Share" directed by Britain's Ken Loach was awarded the jury prize at the closing ceremony of the 65th Cannes film festival, Xinhua reported.It is ... Read more...

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‘Reality’ wins grand prize at Cannes


May 28th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, May 28 (IANS) Italian satire "Reality" directed by Matteo Garrone was awarded the second-place grand prize at the closing ceremony of the 65th Cannes film festival, Xinhua reported.Starring Aniello ... Read more...

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‘Amour’ wins Palme d’Or top prize at Cannes


May 28th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, May 28 (IANS) "Amour" (Love) by Michael Haneke was awarded the 2012 Palme d'Or top prize at the closing ceremony of the 65th Cannes film festival here Sunday night, ... Read more...

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Kanye gives style tips to Kim


May 27th, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Rapper-turned-fashion-designer Kanye West has been giving Kim Kardashian some fashion advice."Kanye has been having chats with Kim about her style. He thinks she should be ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin to marry fiancee in Europe?


May 25th, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 25 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin is reportedly planning to tie the knot with fiancee Hilaria Thomas after finishing shooting his documentary on Cannes Film Festival.The "30 Rock" ... Read more...

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The latest Bond Girl is Berenice Marlohe


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The French Actress Berenice Marlohe is the latest Bond girl to feature in 23rd James Bond movie ‘Skyfall’ which is due to release on November 9, ... Read more...

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Tom Hardy plays to prepare for tough roles


May 21st, 2012 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) British actor Tom Hardy says he prepares for tough guy roles by playing board games."I prepared for this by playing Scrabble. It made me pretty tough ... Read more...

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‘Gangs…’ male dominant, but with strong women: Huma Qureshi


May 19th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap's "Gangs of Wasseypur", being screened at the 65th Cannes International Film Festival, is a male-dominated script, but had room for strong female ... Read more...

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Wine or script - What made Manoj accept ‘…Wasseypur’?


May 18th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, whose "Gangs Of Wasseypur" will be premiered at the ongoing 65th Cannes International Film Festival, says he is still unsure what convinced Manoj ... Read more...

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Sonam to walk Cannes red carpet (With Image)


May 14th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor will walk the red carpet at the 65th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival, which is starting May 16.Sonam, ... Read more...

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Arjun to walk Cannes red carpet with wife


May 8th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal will take to the red carpet at the opening night of the 65th Cannes International Film Festival with his wife ... Read more...

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Gangs of Wasseypur very ‘desi’, fun film: Kashyap


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Always trying to say something different through his cinema, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap describes his upcoming film "Gangs of Wasseypur", to be released in two parts, as ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ set for world premiere at Cannes


April 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, April 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is on cloud nine after three of his films have been chosen to be a part of 65th Cannes International Film Festival. After ... Read more...

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Indian’s movie on Bollywood makes it to Cannes


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, April 19 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Ashim Ahluwalia's movie "Miss Lovely" has been selected to represent India in the non-competitive section of the 65th Cannes Film Festival. However, no ... Read more...

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No ‘Heroine’ at Cannes film festival: Bhandarkar


April 17th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has put a full stop to speculation that he is set to launch the first look of his ambitious project, Kareena Kapoor-starrer ... Read more...

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Theron donates dresses to charity


April 17th, 2012 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron is auctioning off dresses from her closet to raise money for her charity fighting AIDS in Africa.The star has donated designer gowns she ... Read more...

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Who’s likely to head to Cannes from B-Town?


April 7th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Cannes International Film Festival red carpet is not indifferent to Bollywood presence and this time again a number of celebrities, including Aishwarya Rai, ... Read more...

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It would be great if ‘Heroine’ or ‘Inkaar’ go to Cannes: Arjun


March 29th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal says he would be happy if Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine" or Sudhir Mishra's "Inkaar" are showcased at the forthcoming Cannes film festival."I would ... Read more...

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UAE short films to participate in Cannes 2012


March 16th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 15 (IANS/WAM) Short films produced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will participate in the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, an official said.The Abu Dhabi Film Commission Thursday ... Read more...

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Stewart’s topless act for ‘On The Road’


March 12th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Twilight actress Kristen Stewart has shed clothes for her role in "On The Road".The film is an adaptation of Jack Kerouac's seminal novel of the same ... Read more...

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Uggie the dog has retired


January 27th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary Hollywood dog Uggie has retired. The trainer of the Jack Russell terrier told Life & Style magazine that the 10-year-old canine is tired and needs ... Read more...

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Italy’s Nanni Moretti named Cannes president


January 21st, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Jan 21 (IANS/AKI) Italian director Nanni Moretti has been named president of the jury at the 65th Cannes Film Festival to be held in May."As a spectator, fortunately I ... Read more...

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French film ‘The Artist’ leads 69 Golden Globe Awards nomination


December 16th, 2011 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 16 (IANS) French romantic drama "The Artist" is leading the 69th Golden Globe Awards nomination list with six nods in different categories including best director, best ... Read more...

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Two Indians and Liv Ullmann - in one film


December 14th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Pune-based architect Dheeraj Akolkar and Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty have taken Indian cinema to the next global level by collaborating with one of the ... Read more...

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Deepti Naval finds nothing wrong with remakes


December 9th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Most Bollywood filmmakers are revisiting old classics for remakes, and veteran actress Deepti Naval, whose cult film "Chashme Buddoor" is also being remade by David Dhawan, ... Read more...

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Colin Firth in ‘Oldboy’ remake?


November 15th, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth has been approached to play the role of a villain in the remake of Park Chan-wook's South Korean revenge classic, "Oldboy".After ... Read more...

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G20 looks to India, China for more funding to IMF


November 4th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) With the International Monetary Fund (IMF) seen as an key forum in resolving the Eurozone crisis, G20 leaders including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, were looking ... Read more...

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Crossover flavour at Mumbai Film Festival


October 20th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The past few years have seen a lull in crossover films but the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) has screened six such movies, including "Lucky" and "Delhi ... Read more...

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Iranian filmmaker Panahi’s appeal against jail term rejected


October 19th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has lost his appeal against a six-year prison term and a 20-year ban on filmmaking, travelling abroad and talking to the media. ... Read more...

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Film must talk about violence: Mexican actor


September 9th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 9 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's biggest film star, Gael Garcia Bernal, said here that it is necessary to speak about the violence that is occurring in this country through ... Read more...

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SAFF to pay tribute to Bangladesh’s Tareque Masud


September 1st, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Bangladesh's noted independent filmmaker Tareque Masud will be paid a tribute at the South Asian Film Festival (SAFF), starting here Sep 15.Masud, who won the international ... Read more...

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