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Depp a great character actor, says Burton


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Tim Burton and Johnny Depp have worked together on eight films, and that's because the filmmaker is in awe of Depp's ability as a ... Read more...

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William Windom dies


August 20th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) William Windom who can as well be regarded as the father of the comedies has died. He died at the age of 88 years. He is ... Read more...

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When Shah Rukh played a racing driver (Movie Snippets)


May 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan unveiled a range of limited edition Tag Heuer watches along with Formula One driver Karun Chandok and recalled his role as ... Read more...

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Mumbai film industry most hardworking: Sharat Saxena


March 19th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Well-known character actor Sharat Saxena, last seen in "Bodyguard" as Salman Khan's boss, says the Hindi film industry is the most hardwroking in a ... Read more...

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Record polling in Kerala by-election (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 17 (IANS) A record 85.6 percent of the electorate voted Saturday in the Piravom assembly constituency in Kerala, officials said.The by-election follows the death of T.M. Jacob, the ... Read more...

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Follow the parent - star kids shine in Malayalam cinema


August 27th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) Do as daddy and mummy do... it's been the easy way out for many in various disciplines. And also in the Malayalam film industry that has ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth returns from Singapore


July 14th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth returned here Wednesday night, nearly one-and-a-half months after he flew out to Singapore for medical treatment.The actor was accompanied by his wife ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth to return home Wednesday night


July 13th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth returns here Wednesday night, nearly one and a half month after he flew out to Singapore for medical treatment.The actor will be ... Read more...

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‘Villains have vanished from Hindi cinema’


July 11th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The days of the "specialised" Hindi film villain, who was portrayed as the epitome of evil, is over ever since storytelling underwent a major change ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth thanks fans for prayers


June 18th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) Tamil megastar Rajinikanth, who is convalescing in Singapore, Saturday thanked his fans for praying for his recovery and said he would make them happy in his ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth leaves Singapore hospital, calls Jayalalithaa (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth was Wednesday discharged from the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore but will remain in the island-country for another month and a half.Soon ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth discharged from Singapore hospital


June 15th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth was Wednesday discharged from the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore and will remain in that country for some more time.According to informed sources ... Read more...

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Stars who campaigned for UDF face ‘red wrath’


April 18th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) Malayalam movie actors who campaigned for the Congress-led opposition have had their posters torn or blackened in Kerala's Kollam district, allegedly by Marxist cadres.Those who faced ... Read more...

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Bollywood stars mourn Navin Nischol’s death on Twitter


March 19th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Veteran actor Navin Nischol, best remembered as Balraj of popular TV series "Dekh Bhai Dekh", died following a heart attack here Saturday morning. He was ... Read more...

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First Bhojpuri film to be screened during Bihar Divas


March 17th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 17 (IANS) "Ganga Maiya Tohe Piyari Chadaebo", the first Bhojpuri film released almost 50 years ago, will be screened here as a part of the 99th Bihar Divas ... Read more...

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US comedian sacked for tweeting Japan jokes


March 15th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) A US insurance firm has fired a comedian who did the voiceover for its mascot - the Aflac duck - for tweeting jokes on the massive ... Read more...

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Characters like Mogambo, Gabbar are no longer created: Kiran Kumar


March 13th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) He impressed one and all as the vicious Lothiya Pathan in the 1988 blockbuster "Tezaab", and actor Kiran Kumar, son of late character actor Jeevan, ... Read more...

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You will find 90 percent Atalji in me: Anjan Srivastav (With Images)


March 11th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Well-known character actor Anjan Srivastav is excited about his next film, a political satire, as his role is inspired by former prime minister and ... Read more...

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Actor Goga Kapoor dead


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Bollywood character actor Ravinder Kapoor, who was popularly known as Goga Kapoor, has died after a prolonged illness.The actor, who is survived by his wife and ... Read more...

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Tyson’s love for pigeons mirrors Brando’s ‘Waterfront’ boxer character


January 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): It seems Mike Tyson has some similarities with the boxer character actor Marlon Brando played in 1954 movie 'On The Waterfront', with both sharing a love for pigeons.Tyson, ... Read more...

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Jane Lynch Says America’s Not Ready for Gay Leading Roles


January 15th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although America was full of fans for lesbian actress Jane Lynch, for her part in the television series, 'Glee', the gay rights activist states that she does not ... Read more...

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‘Huli’ doesn’t go by logic (Kannada Film Review, Rating: **1/2)


December 19th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S.Rajapur Film: "Huli"; Cast: Kishore, Jennifer, Sreenivasa Murthy, Sumithra, Shobharaj, Avinash, Chitra Shenoy and others; Director: Om Prakash Rao; Producer: Sudhindra; Music: Abhiman Roy; Camera: Manohar; Rating: **1/2"Huli" is an another trademark ... Read more...

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Ashutosh Rana, the Gabbar of small screen


August 24th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The popular Indian channel, Star Plus has been known to forge characters that are so iconic that they are eternally remembered by people. Starting with Tulsi ... Read more...

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Maury Chaykin Loses Life After Battling Kidney Problems


July 28th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The veteran award-winning actor Maury Chaykin breathed his last yesterday at a Toronto hospital. It was the 61st birthday of the veteran actor when he lost ... Read more...

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New Heroine For Lal Jose


July 26th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Lal Jose, extensively known for introducing some of finest talents in Malayalam movies like Kavya Madhavan (Chandranuddikunna Dikkil), Jyothirmayi (Meesa Madhavan), Samvrutha Sunil (Rasikan), Meera ... Read more...

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Maa Annayya Bangaram To Have A July End Release


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It has been declared that Dr.Rajasekhar's upcoming movie entitled Maa Annayya Bangaram would be released by the end of July. It would be released on July ... Read more...

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Actor James Gammon Dies of Cancer Age 70


July 19th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The gravely voiced scruffy faced character actor, known as one of America’s “good ol’ boys” has died of cancer at the age of seventy. James Gammon, ... Read more...

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70-Year-Old Actor James Gammon Dies Of Cancer


July 18th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 70-year-old character actor James Gammon is no more. The actor who was battling with adrenal glands and liver cancer for the last two and half years ... Read more...

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Crista Flanagan Poses For ‘Playboy’


July 16th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Mad Men" star Crista Flanagan has bared all for the August issue of 'Playboy' magazine. The actress said that she was thrilled to pose nude for ... Read more...

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Mac Mohan, salt-and-pepper haired lovable villain, dies (Lead)


May 10th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Mac Mohan, the lovable salt-and-pepper haired character actor best known for his role as Sambha in the super-hit "Sholay", passed away Monday after a prolonged battle ... Read more...

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‘Dildaara’ an impressive film by newcomers (Kannada Movie Review)


March 21st, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Dildaara"; Cast: Aman, Nishma Chengappa, Rangayana Raghu and others; Producer: Aman; Director: Amar; Camera: Thoranagatte Ravikiran; Music Director: Praveen D. Rao; Rating: ***Surprise of surprises. Here comes ... Read more...

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Telugu comedian Padmanabham dies of heart attack


February 21st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Telugu film comedian Padmanabham, who also produced and directed some Telugu films, has died of heart attack. He was 79. Padmanabham suffered a heart attack Saturday morning ... Read more...

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Donald Sutherland Narrates Canada’s Story At Olympics


February 13th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Vancouver, Feb 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver was being touted as the most expensive one on the history of the Winter Olympics, and ... Read more...

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Michael Emerson Bags “Best Supporting Actor” At The Emmys


September 21st, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Sep 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 61st Annual Emmy Awards witnessed one of the most charming actors of television, Michael Emerson bagging the award for the "best actor in ... Read more...

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‘Padaharella Vayasu’ in DTS mixing


September 15th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
DTS mixing works are in progress for "Padaharella Vayasu' directed by Sri Surya and produced by Kilari Hariprasad, and Yadapalli Narsinga Rao under the banner of Directors' Movie with Bhushan, grandson of ... Read more...

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