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Gulzar to present ‘Kya Dilli Kya Lahore’


September 14th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Eminent lyricist and director Gulzar, who was working on "Kya Dilli Kya Lahore" as a mentor, has now officially lent his name to the project. ... Read more...

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Being part of ‘Heroine’ was my destiny: Kareena


August 28th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 28 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor feels she was destined to do director Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine" and says the film is very close to her heart.Bhandarkar first offered ... Read more...

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This is the time for action films, says Sonu Sood


June 19th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sonu Sood feels that this is the time for action films. With films like "Maximum" and "Shootout at Wadala" lined up, he is all ... Read more...

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India needs a socially conscious banking system: Pranab


April 7th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Nationalisation of banks was a path breaking step in deploying financial services for transformation of the economy, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday and added ... Read more...

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Virat Kohli is Toyota brand ambassador


April 5th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) Leading auto major Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) Thursday signed up India batsman Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador to endorse its range of passenger car models. ... Read more...

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Sreesanth and his band ready to rock at Royals’ IPL opener


April 1st, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 1 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals' maverick fast bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth will perform with his experimental music band before the team plays its first match of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Shaan seeks creative crowd-sourcing for ‘Naina’


March 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Singer Shaan has invited aspiring disc jockeys, sound engineers and composers to give a new twist to his father Bengali composer Manas Mukherjee's song ... Read more...

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Right now my life revolves around TV show: Aamir


March 14th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Aamir Khan Wednesday apologised to his fans for the delay in the release of his much-awaited thriller "Talaash" and said the film would now come ... Read more...

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Get set for the comeback of satin!


February 26th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) That shiny, silky, soft fabric is going to be the big thing next autumn-winter - yes, we're talking of satin. Get ready to embrace the ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh’s likes to endorse brands ‘responsibly’


February 20th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most popular brand ambassador and is endorsing several products, and the superstar says whatever he does, he does ... Read more...

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Sheena Chohan excited about film on Tagore’s work


January 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Sheena Chohan, who has bagged a role in two of Buddhadeb Dasgupta's short films -- "Mukti" and "Patralekha" based on noted Bengali poet Rabindranath ... Read more...

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Anu Malik’s daughter graduates to songwriting


October 6th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) She made her singing debut four years ago when she was all of 16. And now Anmol Malik, daughter of Bollywood composer Anu Malik, has ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt, Sachin Tendulkar come together for cause


September 15th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Bollywood actors Sanjay Dutt, Govinda and batting maestro are coming together to help raise funds for NDTV's "Support My School", campaign which aims at ... Read more...

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Coldplay, Gaga to perform at charity concert


September 15th, 2011 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) English Rock band Coldplay and singer Lady Gaga have signed up to perform at a charity show organised by "Take That" singer Gary Barlow.They will ... Read more...

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‘Mausam’ is very close to my heart: Shahid Kapur


July 9th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapur says he is sentimentally attached to his actor father Pankaj Kapur's directorial debut "Mausam".Speaking at a function here Friday night, the actor ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg’ bags seven IIFA awards (Roundup)


June 26th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 26 (IANS) Salman Khan starrer "Dabangg", last year's biggest Bollywood hit, was adjudged the best film at the glittering 12th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards here. ... Read more...

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Extend scope of RTE till 18 years: NGO


June 12th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Children up to 18 years of age must be brought under the Right to Education Act to effectively address the issue of child labour in ... Read more...

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Salman’s ‘Chillar Party’ to kick off IIFA film fest


June 6th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan's debut production venture "Chillar Party" will open the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) film festival to be held across four ... Read more...

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Jatin Kumar signs Ravi Kishan for next (Bhojpuri Movie Snippets)


May 31st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Late actor-producer Sujit Kumar's son Jatin is set to foray into Bhojpuri cinema as a producer and has signed on actor Ravi Kishan for his ... Read more...

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Jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali opens store in capital


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) If you want to make heads turn with an emerald or sapphire cocktail ring or a stunning layered ruby and diamond set, head straight ... Read more...

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Ghulam Ali says he can’t sing for Bollywood movies


December 25th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Unlike other Pakistani singers, ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali says he has no plans to lend vocals to Bollywood songs and is happy that his genre of music is ... Read more...

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I went into depression, but am back: Shah Rukh Khan (Interview)


December 21st, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan says he had gone into a depression mode but is now back and full of energy. The 45-year-old superstar also believes he ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono donates Lennon coin to auction benefiting children’s hospital


December 19th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has donated a limited edition commemorative coin featuring the late Beatle to an auction to raise funds for a children's hospital in the ... Read more...

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Tarun Tahiliani launches his watch collection


December 6th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Ace couturier Tarun Tahiliani Monday launched a collection of watches in collaboration with Timex Group.The exclusive collection of jewelled watches is inspired by Indian women, says Tahiliani ... Read more...

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Running after kids keeps me fit: Raveena Tandon


November 20th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 20 (IANS) Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon, who looked ravishing while sashaying down the ramp for designer Nivedita Saboo at the ongoing Pune Fashion Week (PFW), revealed that the reason behind ... Read more...

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‘Choti Bahu’ actors nostalgic about show’s end


September 17th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Actors Avinash Sachdev and Rubina Dilaik, better known as Dev and Radhika of Zee TV's popular show "Choti Bahu", are feeling nostalgic as the show is coming ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking joins Canada’s Perimeter Institute (Lead)


June 9th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Stephen Hawking, one of the world's best known physicists, has become the first of 20 'distinguished research chairs' at Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo near ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking joins institute set up by BlackBerry


June 9th, 2010 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Stephen Hawking, the world's best known physicist, has joined a "distinguished research chair" created for him by the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics at Waterloo near here. The ... Read more...

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Marathi film ‘Baangdya’ selected for Cannes


April 22nd, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Marathi short film "Baangdya", about the plight of farmers' widows, has been selected for a world premiere at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival, May 12-23. "It's a ... Read more...

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Blog in Hindi too please, netizens urge Nitish


April 21st, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 21 (IANS) A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launched his blog in English, many followers on his site have requested him to write in Hindi as well. "I request ... Read more...

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M.S. Sathyu returns to tell Devdasi’s story with ‘Ijjodu’


April 16th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) Legendary filmmaker M.S. Sathyu makes a comeback after more than a decade with "Ijjodu", releasing all over Karnataka April 30. He says the film takes a strong ... Read more...

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Videocon in talks for buying IPL franchisee


April 15th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) Consumer products giant Videocon group is still in talks to own one of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchisees, group chairman Venugopal Dhoot said here Thursday. Amidst reports in ... Read more...

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‘Devastated’ Adebayor quits international football


April 13th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has quit international football and has not played for his country, Togo, since a terror attack at the African Cup of Nations.Adebayor ... Read more...

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Gisele Bundchen could never be a designer


April 10th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has revealed she could never be a fashion designer as she doesn't have the skill or the patience to create clothes and accessories full-time. The ... Read more...

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Driving truck no big deal, says Abhay Deol (Film Snippets)


March 4th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Having already proven his acting mettle in movies like "Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!" and "Dev D", Punjabi boy Abhay Deol will now show his driving skills ... Read more...

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