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Boyle’s ‘127 Hours’ to hit Indian screens Jan 28


December 30th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Danny Boyle's thrilling biopic "127 Hours", about a rock climber, is going to release in India Jan 28. Having already created a stir across the ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle’s ‘127 Hours’ to close London Film Festival


August 14th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) British filmmaker Danny Boyle, known for films like "Trainspotting" and "Slumdog Millionaire", is all set to close October's London Film Festival with the screening of his ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle’s Thriller 127 Hours To Close The London Film Festival


August 13th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Academy Award winning director Danny Boyle's upcoming thriller movie 127 Hours has been chosen to close the BFI London Film Festival on October 28, ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle unveils first look of ‘127 Hours’


August 13th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) British filmmaker Danny Boyle, who made it big with "Slumdog Millionaire", unveiled the first look of his next film "127 hours", a hair- raising action drama ... Read more...

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Slumdog child star Rubina Ali left homeless


December 31st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire child star Rubina Ali's slum has been demolished to make way for a new railway track.According to a family friend, Rubina, 10, who played Latika ... Read more...

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UK film industry facing most hostile environment in years, say insiders


August 25th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): The stupendous success of Danny Boyle's 'Slumdog Millionaire' is unlikely to be repeated, say insiders.The ongoing credit crisis has hit independent film companies quite hard, as 59 ... Read more...

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Slumdog Kid gets a roof on his head


July 7th, 2009 - 1:49 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bidding a final adieu to slums, Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail has moved into his new abode with his family.Slumdog Millionaire filmmakers after innumerable promises have finally bought Azhar a 250-square foot (23 ... Read more...

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Rahman, Danny Boyle invited to become Oscar voters


July 3rd, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 3 (IANS) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited India's music maestro A.R. Rahman and four other Oscar winners associated with the Academy award ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ kid Azharuddin to move to a flat


June 11th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) The days of slum life are finally over for 10-year-old Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail, the star of Oscar winning "Slumdog Millionaire", as a trust has completed all formalities ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog’ kids finally get homes of their own


May 29th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) The two child stars of Oscar-winner "Slumdog Millionaire" finally have a reason to smile as Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Friday announced Azharuddin Ismail Shaikh and Rubina ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle buys new home for homeless Azharuddin Ismail


May 28th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle has come to the rescue of childstars Azharuddin Ismail and Rubina Ali after they were left homeless following a slum clearing drive ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog’ kid’s father slams Danny Boyle


May 27th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" director Danny Boyle, who rushed to India Wednesday to help the film's child stars, was stunned when a child's father accused him of ignoring them. Some ... Read more...

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Slumdog’s ‘Jai Ho’ Trust hires social worker to look after Rubina Ali


April 22nd, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire trust has come out to the rescue of the film's child star Rubina Ali by hiring a social worker to look after her.The Jai Ho ... Read more...

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Hollywood celebs come forward to save Slumdog’s Rubina Ali


April 21st, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): A number of Hollywood celeb parents have expressed their desire to adopt 'Slumdog Millionaire' child star Rubina Ali after her dad tried to sell her, it has ... Read more...

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Father of Slumdog star Rubina Ali arrested


April 21st, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Rafiq Qureshi, the father of Slumdog Millionaire starlet Rubina Ali, has been arrested over claims that he tried to sell his daughter for 200,000 pounds.A complaint from ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog…’ makers donate $744,000 for impoverished Indian kids


April 16th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The producers of multiple Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire" are hoping to change the lives of children living in Mumbai slums with a $744,000 programme aimed at ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor donates Slumdog pay cheque to Indian charity


March 17th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor has donated his salary from Slumdog Millionaire to a children''s charity.The 49-year-old actor, who played the role of a TV host in the ... Read more...

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Slumdog Father Demands More Money


March 3rd, 2009 - 1:03 am ICT by GD
The father of Azharuddin Ismail, a child star of the Academy award winning movie Slumdog Millionaire, has demanded more money for his son in a bizarre attempt of making his son ... Read more...

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IANS correspondent bags British award


February 27th, 2009 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Dipankar De Sarkar, the European bureau chief of Indo-Asian News Service , was named Journalist of the Year by the Asian Voice Political and Public Life Awards at ... Read more...

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Slumdog Millionaire cheered the Slums


February 24th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Approximately, 65 million Indians, live in slums, according to government surveys. Health care is often nonexistent,facing inescapable poverty forms the backdrop of everyday life.'Slumdog Millionaire' was hardly a phenomenon with Indian audiences ... Read more...

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Oscars in LA bring tears of joy to Mumbai slum


February 23rd, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) As his son Azharuddin walked the red carpet to the Oscars in Los Angeles, an overwhelmed Mohammed Ismail Shaikh Usman wept as "Slumdog Millionarie" swept the Academy Awards ... Read more...

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Child stars of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ to attend Oscars


February 21st, 2009 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) The child stars of Mumbai-set hit movie "Slumdog Millionaire" will be celebrating two firsts this weekend: a trip on an airplane and a ticket to the Oscars ... Read more...

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No Oscar ceremony for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ children


February 15th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Mumbai child actors Azharuddin Ismail and Rubina Ali will not be taken to the Oscars ceremony in Hollywood after their parents asked to be handed the plane fares ... Read more...

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Slumdog Millionaire’’s child actors to miss Academy Awards


February 14th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Child actors Rubina Ali and Azharuddin Ismail, who starred in the critically acclaimed film Slumdog Millionaire, will miss the Oscars next week because their parents have allegedly ... Read more...

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Oscars beckon as ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ sweeps BAFTA awards (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire", the feelgood movie charting the rags-to-riches tale of a boy born in the slums of Mumbai, swept the pre-Oscars BAFTA awards in London Sunday night with ... Read more...

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Rival studios trying to sabotage Slumdogs Oscar chances?


February 2nd, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 2 (ANI): The mounting criticism surrounding Oscar-frontrunner Slumdog Millionaire is believed to be the result of negative campaigning from rival studios, which are trying to sabotage the films ... Read more...

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Slum children to have share of ‘Slumdog…’ profits: director


January 30th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) The makers of the celebrated British film "Slumdog Millionaire" plan to put back a “significant” share of profits from the film's sales for the slum children, director ... Read more...

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Slumdog bosses plan to pump significant profits to Mumbai slums


January 30th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle plans to donate a significant amount of profits from the critically acclaimed film to the Mumbai slums where the film is set.He ... Read more...

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Complaints against ‘Slumdog…’ for ‘hurting religious sentiments’


January 29th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 29 (IANS) A Hindu group in Goa Thursday filed three complaints with the police alleging the globally acclaimed film "Slumdog Millionaire" "hurts religious sentiments". The complaints were lodged against the ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ makers say kids’ welfare top priority


January 29th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) The makers of Oscar-nominated hit film "Slumdog Millionaire" have said the welfare of child actors from the slums of Mumbai has always been a top priority for everyone ... Read more...

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”Slumdog Millionaire” bosses defend young Indian actors” pay


January 28th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): ''Slumdog Millionaire'' bosses have come out in defence of the allegations that young Indian actors in the film were given low wages. The Fox Searchlight execs were accused ... Read more...

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Major industry awards put ‘Slumdog’ in the lead for Oscar (Lead)


January 26th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 26 (IANS) With the entire cast of "Slumdog Millionaire" winning the top prize at the 15th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards, the rags-to-riches saga of a Mumbai slum dweller, ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ bags two more US film industry awards


January 26th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Danny Boyle's acclaimed film "Slumdog Millionaire" has taken home two more major US film industry awards over the weekend, winning the top prizes from both the Screen Actors ... Read more...

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Nominations for BAFTA 2009 Film Awards


January 15th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by admin
BEST FILMTHE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON – Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Ceán Chaffin FROST/NIXON – Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard MILK – Dan Jinks, Bruce Cohen THE READER – Anthony Minghella, ... Read more...

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Christian Colson shocks Tom Cruise with F-Word at Golden Globe awards


January 12th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire producer Christian Colson shocked presenter Tom Cruise with the F-Word at the Golden Globe awards.The slip came when the producer was on stage to collect ... Read more...

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