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Punjabi film festival on anvil


September 6th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 6 (IANS) With Punjabi films again attracting audiences in theatres and more films being made in recent years, the Punjab government Thursday announced that it will organise ... Read more...

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‘Lahore’ director to start sci-fi film next year


September 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan, known for his National Award-winning film "Lahore", is set to roll the cameras for his next project, a sci-fi themed film, ... Read more...

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Showing up not the only way to show respect: Ghai


August 28th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) When Bollywood biggies gave veteran actor A.K. Hangal's funeral a miss, it raised many eyebrows. Filmmaker Subhash Ghai hit back at the criticism, saying the industry ... Read more...

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Punjabi film to be released in Pakistan


August 26th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 25 (IANS) What the Salman Khan-starrer "Ek Tha Tiger" could not achieve, Punjabi movie "Ajj De Ranjhe" has accomplished -- it will be released in Pakistan.The Punjabi ... Read more...

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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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Explore an athlete’s dreams with ‘Khwaabb’


August 24th, 2012 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) If anyone of you thought sports-based movies were a well-explored topic in Bollywood, debutant director Zaid Ali Khan wants you to think again as he ... Read more...

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I did good films because of Ashok Mehta: Manisha


August 19th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Manisha Koirala treated late cinematographer Ashok Mehta as her mentor, guide and philosopher and says she did good films because he guided her."I can't explain ... Read more...

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Ashok Mehta was a pillar of strength: Aparna Sen


August 18th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Aparna Sen, who had worked with cinematographer Ashok Mehta in "36 Chowringhee Lane", "Paroma" and "Sati", is devastated after learning about his demise, as ... Read more...

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I’m never satisfied with my work: Imtiaz Ali


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Director Imtiaz Ali has made commercially successful films like "Jab We Met" and "Rockstar", but says he isn't satisfied with his body of work."I ... Read more...

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Moss, Arkapaw together?


June 19th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) Actor Elisabeth Moss has gone public with her relationship with Australian cinematographer Adam Arkapaw.The two reportedly met through common friends and came to Sydney after a ... Read more...

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Suvari opts of out-of-court divorce settlement


May 20th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Actress Mena Suvari has reached an out of court divorce settlement with her estranged husband Simone Sestito but its terms have not been revealed.The couple ... Read more...

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Pattinson, Stewart to reshoot ‘Twilight’ bits


April 16th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actors Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart will have to return to Canada one last time before the release of the last installment of "Twilight" series, ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj’s creativity, hard work wows Imran Khan


April 9th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan, who is working with filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj for the first time in "Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola", says that the filmmaker is the ... Read more...

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‘Shikari’ - good attempt, despite flaws (Kannada Film Review)


April 1st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Shikari; Cast: Mammootty, Poonam Bajwa, Adithya, Mohan, Innocent, Neenasam Achyutha, Sharathi Lohithashwa, Sathish, Neenasam Aswath, Mathew, Sihi Kahi Chandru, and others; Producer: K. Manju; Story-Screenplay-Direction: Abhaya Simha; Cinematographer: Vikram Shrivastava; ... Read more...

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Tale of bravery impresses in period drama ‘Aravaan’ (Tamil Movie Review)


March 4th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Aravaan": Cast: Aathi, Pasupathi, Dhanshika; Director: Vasanthabalan; Producer; T. Siva; Storwriter: Su. Venkatesan and Vasanthabalan; Composer: Karthik; Cinematographer: Siddharth; Rating: ***Vasantabalan, who made a name for himself by sensitively handling ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’ a rare cinematic treat (IANS Hindi Film Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Paan Singh Tomar"; Starring: Irrfan Khan, Mahie Gill; Directed by: Tigmanshu Dhulia; Rating: ****Some films are meant to run that extra mile to go beyond being a mere cinematic experience. ... Read more...

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Malayalam actor denies his film mocks superstar Mohanlal


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) Malayalam actor-cum-script writer Sreenivasan has refuted media reports that his latest film "Padmasree Bharath Dr Saroj Kumar" shows superstar Mohanlal in poor light.Sreenivasan plays the lead ... Read more...

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Mena Suvari files for divorce


January 16th, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Actress Mena Suvari has filed for divorce from husband and concert promoter Simone Sestito, citing "irreconcilable differences".Suvari, who married Sestito in Vatican City, Italy in ... Read more...

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Madonna’s ex helped her on ‘W.E.’


December 24th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna admits she took help from ex-husband Guy Ritchie for camera handling and cinematography while shooting her directorial debut project "W.E."."I gave the ... Read more...

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Novel theme makes ‘7aam Arivu’ a good watch (Tamil Movie Review)


October 30th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "7aam Arivu" (Seventh Sense); Cast: Surya, Shruthi Haasan, Johnny Tri Nguyen, and Ramanathan; Producer: Red Giant Movies; Director: A.R. Murugadoos; Cinematographer: Ravi K. Chandran; Stunt: Peter Hein; Music Composer: Harris ... Read more...

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‘Naanalla’ - engaging tale with fine performances (Kannada Film Review)


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Naanalla"; Producer: Kumara Swamy; Direction: Dinesh Baboo; Music: Giridhar Diwan; Cast: Tarun, Shubha Poonja, Anant Nag, Rangayana Raghu, Mukyamanthri Chandru, Sihi Kahi Chandru, Ramesh Bhat, Kushboo and others; Camera: Suresh ... Read more...

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‘Ishta’- an effort gone waste (Kannada Film Review)


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Ishta"; Producer: Vijayakumar Chabbria; Direction: R.P.Krishna; Music: Indrani Chabbria; Cast: Santosh, Bhumika, Ravi Teja, Premalatha, Karibasavaiah, Srikanth Heblikar and others; Camera: Mahadev; Rating:*The vinyl designs and posters of "Ishta" looked ... Read more...

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Digital is the future, accept filmmakers


October 15th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Panelists at an open forum on digital tools in filmmaking at the Mumbai Film Festival Saturday were unanimous in endorsing digital technology as the future of ... Read more...

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Roberts’ ‘Fireflies…’ releases after four years


October 14th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts' latest movie "Fireflies in the Garden" is finally set to release Friday, four years after its filming began.Roberts' and her husband Danny Moder, ... Read more...

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Rakesh Nath wins Kovalam fest’s Emerging Writer’s Award


September 17th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Rakesh Nath, a 26-year-old journalist and writer based in Kerala, has won the second edition of the Emerging Writers' Award, an initiative of the Kovalam ... Read more...

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Karisma’s first day shoot nearly called off


September 17th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) It seems the first full-fledged day of Karisma Kapoor's comeback film "Dangerous Ishq" almost didn't happen, all thanks to the ultra-sophisticated equipment that director Vikram Bhatt ... Read more...

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Gautam Kurup hopes ‘Thiruppangal’ to be turning point in his career


September 8th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) Actor Gautam Kurup describes himself as the 'devil from the god's own country'. And now he says that he would make the Tamil moviegoers love to ... Read more...

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Aftab signs his first horror movie


August 21st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) After doing comedies, thrillers and dramas, actor Aftab Shivdasani, who was last seen in "Bin Bulaye Baraati", now wants to try his hand at ... Read more...

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‘Veppam’ lacks punch (Tamil Movie Review)


July 31st, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Veppam"; Cast: Nani, Karthik Kumar, Muthukumar, Nithya Menen, Bindu Madhavi; Director: Anjana Ali Khan; Producer: Photon Kathaas and RS Infotainment (Gautam Menon); Composer: Joshua Sridhar; Cinematographer: Om Prakash; Rating: **"Veppam" ... Read more...

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Well-made ‘Nootrienbathu (180)’ a visual treat (Telugu Movie Review)


June 26th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Nootrienbathu (180)"; Cast: Siddharth, Priya Anand, Nitya Menen, Mouli, Geetha, Sricharan; Director: Jayendra; Cinematographer: Balasubramaniem; Music Director: Sharreth; Rating: ** 1/2 Acclaimed ad filmmaker Jayendra's debutant movie has all the ... Read more...

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Cinematographer Chandran out of ‘Agneepath’


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Celebrated cinematographer Ravi K. Chandran, known for his work in "Yuva", "Black," and "Dil Chahta Hai", is not working for Karan Johar's production venture "Agneepath".No ... Read more...

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Edited out: Bollywood’s editors unrecognised, underpaid (This is the third in a series by IANS on Bollywood’s behind-the-scenes people)


April 5th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) They stay with a film for months on end, but you never find an editor's name on a film poster or in a promo? Editors in ... Read more...

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Kanha tigress finds new home in Panna forest


March 27th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 27 (IANS) A five-year-old tigress was released Sunday in the sprawling Panna National Park in Madhya Pradesh after she made a 450-km road journey from the state's Kanha ... Read more...

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Heavy rain delays translocation of Kanha tigress to Panna


March 26th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 26 (IANS) The "unusually" heavy rain that pounded parts of Madhya Pradesh Friday has delayed the translocation of a tigress from the Kanha National Park to Panna forest, ... Read more...

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Avoid ‘Aaptha’, a half-baked, boring movie (Kannada Movie Review)


February 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film; "Aaptha"; Cast: Pooja Gandhi, Nirad Shah, Pragna, Poonam, Manasi, Bhavya Kala, Sadhu Kokila, Bullet Prakash and others; Director: Sanjeev Magote; Cinematograper: P.S.Babu; Music Director: Escar Mario; Rating: *At a ... Read more...

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