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Anti-Muslim video can stay on YouTube: US judge (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) A Los Angeles judge has refused to order YouTube to take down a controversial film clip, "The Innocence of Muslims".Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge ... Read more...

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US judge refuses to order YouTube to take down anti-Muslim video


September 21st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) A Los Angeles judge Thursday refused to order YouTube to take down a controversial film clip, "The Innocence of Muslims".Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge ... Read more...

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Russian Prosecutors seek ‘Innocence of Muslims’ ban


September 18th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Prosecutor General's Office has declared the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" extremist and will seek a court ruling to ban the video in ... Read more...

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Protests erupt against blasphemous video in Srinagar


September 14th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Dozens of Kashmiri protestors raised anti-US slogans against the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" after Friday prayers at several places in Srinagar in the afternoon.Protests ... Read more...

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India may ban US-made film critical of Islam


September 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing anti-US violence, India is considering a request to ban a controversial film made in the US, fearing it could trigger ... Read more...

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Congress parliamentarian wants ban on ‘Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum’


August 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The clamour to ban Ekta Kapoor's film "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum" just got stronger, with a Congress parliamentarian Friday demanding a ban on ... Read more...

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Boldness is a complicated issue: Nandana Sen


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Beautiful Nandana Sen shot bold scenes for "Rang Rasiya" unabashedly, but she feels boldness is treated with double standards in the industry.The daughter of Nobel laureate ... Read more...

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Abhishek to open London Asian Film Festival


March 11th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan will open London Asian Film Festival Friday along with British comedian and writer Meera Sayal.The nine-day festival will be hosted by ... Read more...

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‘DAM 999′ director seeks police protection


December 10th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 10 (IANS) Sohan Roy, director of controversial film "DAM 999" which was barred from screening in Tamil Nadu, has asked for police protection to attend the hearing against ... Read more...

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‘Dum Maaro Dum’ makers could be dragged to court


April 21st, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) The government could go to court against "Dum Maaro Dum" to protect the dignity of women, a Congress MP said Thursday, citing Information and Broadcasting ... Read more...

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Isla Fisher doesn’t like to discuss her hubby’s film ideas with him


March 8th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, March 08 (ANI): Isla Fisher has revealed that she avoids discussing husband Sacha Baron Cohen's controversial film ideas with him.The gorgeous actress has admitted she knows the bigger aspects of Cohen's ... Read more...

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French actress Maria Schneider dead at 58


February 4th, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- French actress Maria Schneider on Thursday died in Paris at age 58 after a long undisclosed illness, Le Monde newspaper reported.The actress, whose real name was Marie Christine ... Read more...

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Homosexuals wrongly portrayed in films: Filmmaker Onir


January 12th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Onir, who once again explores homosexuality in his upcoming film "I Am", is upset with the way homosexuals are portrayed in Bollywood, making them objects ... Read more...

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After Love, Sex Aur Dhokha, It’s Raginni MMS !


December 7th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 7, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Following the worldwide success of Love Sex Aur Dhokha, the Balaji Telefilms-owned owned Alt Entertainment, has announced its next controversial film, Raginni MMS.A sensuous paranormal thriller, ... Read more...

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Now Police Refuses Protection For ‘Dunno Y, Na Jaane Kyun’ During Diwali!


November 8th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 8, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Considered as India’s Brokeback bromance, DUNNO Y, Na Janne Kyun, a mainstream film on a Gay relationship, is finding it tough to negotiate hard line attitude towards the film, ... Read more...

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Guess Whats The Success Mantra Of ‘Rakta Charitra’


October 27th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma and his films basically survive for the controversies around them. Rakta Charitra, the latest film of RGV is the biggest controversial film ... Read more...

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‘Rakht Charitra’ Runs Into Trouble Over Portrayal Of N.T.R’s Character


October 25th, 2010 - 1:59 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much awaited controversial film of Indian filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma named 'Rakht Charitra' has hit the theaters and it has managed to hog the headlines ... Read more...

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‘Rakta Charitra’ Marks The Return Of RGV To His Home Turf


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The controversial film of filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma, 'Rakta Charitra' is getting released today after much drama and wait. The film is characteristic of the filmmaker ... Read more...

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Varma cancels Anantapur visit as “Rakta Charitra” hits screen


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma cancelled his visit to Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district on the advice of the police as the town remained tense because of the release ... Read more...

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Revealed: What Makes Dunno Y, Na Jaane Kyun, A Controversial Film?


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire):  An offbeat mainstream film explores an unexplored theme (same sex  relationship), though the film captures the multi-layered relationship  within an Anglo-Indian Family.... Adultery and homosexuality ... Read more...

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It’s not Haji Mastan’s life story: Ajay Devgn (Interview)


July 30th, 2010 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Bollywood's intense actor Ajay Devgn, who is said to be playing the character of Haji Mastan in the controversial film "Once Upon A Time In ... Read more...

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Govt. Clears The Release Of Lamhaa


July 1st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Indian government has shown a good gesture by creating no trouble for the release Rahul Dholakia's latest film Lamhaa, which is based on the much ... Read more...

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Malaysia gets its first mainstream gay flick


April 3rd, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 3 (ANI): Dalam Botol, Malaysia's first mainstream gay movie, will hit the theatres at the end of this year.Directed by debutante Khir Rahman, the controversial film's original title was ... Read more...

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Oscar Winner “The Cove” Might Release In Japan


March 9th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tokyo, Mar 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the documentary "The Cove" taking home the prestigious Academy Award for best feature documentary this year, it was a landmark that the makers of ... Read more...

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Go and watch MNIK, Hrithik says in his first Tweet message


February 12th, 2010 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Superstar Hrithik Roshan has finally joined the micro-blogging site Twitter and in his maiden message he urged fans to go and watch Shah Rukh Khan starrer ... Read more...

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Uddhav provokes Raj Thackeray, advocates screening of ‘Zenda’ targeting him


January 7th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Sanjeev ShuklaGoregaon(Mumbai), Jan.7 (ANI): A day ahead of release of the controversial film, 'Zenda' Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray chose to provoke his cousin and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President ... Read more...

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Now Joe Wright to direct film about teenage assassin


November 18th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) After controversial film "Indian Summer" - about Lady Edwina Mountbatten's alleged affair with India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru - has been scrapped, director Joe Wright will ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrow to play Nicole Kidman’s wife in ‘The Danish Girl’


November 9th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 09 (ANI): Actress Gwyneth Paltrow will be cast as Nicole Kidman's wife in new film 'The Danish Girl,' it has emerged.The 'Iron Man' star has replaced Charlize Theron to ... Read more...

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Gary Glitter gets hanged in new controversial film


October 28th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Brit rock singer Gary Glitter, who is a convicted sex offender, is hanged in a controversial new film aimed at sparking a new debate on the death ... Read more...

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Nehru, Edwina movie plans scrapped


October 21st, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Controversial film "Indian Summer", about Lady Edwina Mountbatten's alleged affair with India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, has been scrapped. Based on the book of the same ... Read more...

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N Chandra invites controversy with Y.M.I.


August 21st, 2009 - 2:41 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
N Chandra is ready with another hard-hitting film Y.M.I aka Yeh Mera India. But this time, he has touched upon the most sensitive subjects that can cost heavily to the multiplexes that ... Read more...

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‘The Life Of Brian’ named most controversial film of all time


July 10th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Movie lovers have voted Monty Python's 'The Life Of Brian' as the most controversial film of all time.The spoof about Jesus, released in 1979, had been banned in ... Read more...

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Cannes shocker ‘Antichrist’ to be released uncut in UK


June 13th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): The uncut version of Cannes Film Festival's most controversial film 'Antichrist' is set for release in Britain.The film directed by Lars von Trier will be released with ... Read more...

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Mel Gibson settles lawsuit with Passion of the Christ screenwriter


May 20th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Mel Gibson has packed a lawsuit filed against him by the screenwriter of his movie the Passion Of The Christ.The Aussie actor was said to have reached ... Read more...

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‘Deshdrohi’ producer slaps legal notice on firm


April 3rd, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Actor-turned-producer Kamal Khan has slapped a legal notice on event management firm Concept Group for not paying up for the publicity it got through his controversial film ... Read more...

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