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It’s good to see people appreciating theatre: Kulbhushan Kharbanda


September 20th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Veteran actor Kulbhushan Kharbanda, who returned to theatre after a hiatus of 20 years, has expressed happiness over the growing popularity of theatre."It is good to ... Read more...

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Rani’s ‘Aiyyaa’ character fan of Sridevi, Madhuri, Juhi


September 7th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Rani Mukerji's character in "Aiyyaa" takes inspiration from not one, or two but three actresses - Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla."My character is a huge ... Read more...

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Emraan not ready to give up his ’serial kisser’ image


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Known as Bollywood's serial kisser, Emraan Hashmi may have decided to do a family film but feels it would be foolish of him to alienate ... Read more...

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‘Chalo Dilli’ sequel? Not anytime soon, says Lara


September 1st, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 1 (IANS) Actress Lara Dutta says its too early to talk about the sequel to her debut production "Chalo Dilli" as the film is still in its ... Read more...

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I am not gender-biased: Bhandarkar


August 29th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar is popular for making women-oriented films like "Chandni Bar", "Page 3" and "Fashion" and the filmmaker clarifies that this doesn't mean he ... Read more...

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People from outside Mumbai are very rooted: Tigmanshu Dhulia (Interview)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Outsiders bring a lot of freshness to Bollywood because of their vast experience, says director and now actor Tigmanshu Dhulia. For Mumbaikars, India begins and ends ... Read more...

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Kabir Khan calls ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ complete package


August 12th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The much awaited Yash Raj Films' romantic action thriller "Ek Tha Tiger", which sees Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif coming together after four years, ... Read more...

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‘Raajneeti’ sequel is brilliant: Katrina


August 9th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif, who won critical acclaim for her role in the 2010 film "Raajneeti", is excited to be part of the movie's sequel. She ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur 2′ has its own place: Richa Chadda


August 4th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadda is unfazed that her film "Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2" is hitting theatres Aug 8, just within a week after "Jism ... Read more...

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Focussing on quality films with right budget: Abhishek Bachchan (Interview)


July 25th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) It takes a good business sense for an actor to become a good producer. A perfect example is set by Abhishek Bachchan who believes in ... Read more...

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No regrets, says Vivek Oberoi about his career


July 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) In a decade of his association with Bollywood, Vivek Oberoi has seen many highs and lows, but he has no regrets whatsoever. He says he ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ not anti-Pakistan, assures Kabir Khan


July 11th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Director Kabir Khan is upset after "Ek Tha Tiger" promos were banned in Pakistan following allegations that it portrays the neighbouring country's intelligence agency in ... Read more...

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‘Gangs Of Wasseypur - Part II’ to release Aug 8 (With Image) (Lead, correcting para 7)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) The mystery surrounding the release of the second part of gritty thriller "Gangs Of Wasseypur" has been revealed -- the movie will hit screens Aug 8, ... Read more...

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‘Gangs Of Wasseypur - Part II’ to release Aug 8 (With Image)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) The mystery surrounding the release of the second part of gritty thriller "Gangs Of Wasseypur" has been revealed -- the movie will hit screens Aug 8, ... Read more...

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No retirement for now: Woody Allen


June 28th, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 28 (IANS) He is one of Hollywood's legendary filmmakers, but Woody Allen feels he is yet to make a great movie and has no plans to quit the ... Read more...

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‘Imported Kamariya’ fame Scarlett eyes period film


June 12th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) British model Scarlett Mellish Wilson may have started her Bollywood journey with item song "Imported Kamariya" in political thriller "Shanghai", but says she is a trained ... Read more...

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It’s good to be choosy, says Pitobash Tripathi


June 11th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Actor Pitobash Tripathy, whose performance in "Shor In The City" earned critical acclaim, has yet again impressed critics with "Shanghai". He says it took him nine ... Read more...

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‘Shanghai’ gets mixed response at box office


June 10th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Dibakar Banerjee's "Shanghai" has opened to critical acclaim and mixed response at the box office. Trade pundits predict that the political drama will collect ... Read more...

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Kamal Haasan to make Hollywood debut with Barrie Osborne


June 9th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) After earning popularity and critical acclaim in his native land, veteran Indian actor Kamal Haasan is ready to go international. He will make his Hollywood ... Read more...

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‘Shanghai’ best film, Dibakar best director: Kashyap


June 1st, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Filmmakers rarely applaud each other's work -- but Anurag Kashyap and Dibakar Banerjee are all praises for each other. After watching "Shanghai", Kashyap has declared it ... Read more...

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‘Gulabi Aaina’ would’ve released if made today: Sridhar Rangayan


May 24th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Back in 2003, he brought transsexuality out of the closet with his film "Gulabi Aaina", but the Indian censor board banned the controversial movie. Almost ... Read more...

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Dhulia to direct Indian adaptation of ‘Hamlet’


May 14th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) After bringing the story of athlete-turned-dacoit Paan Singh Tomar alive on the big screen, director Tigmanshu Dhulia is set to adapt William Shakespeare's tragic play "Hamlet" ... Read more...

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Rajasthan set ‘Marigold Hotel’ has strong US opening


May 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", the all-star comedy set in India's Rajasthan state, generated a strong opening in North America as it debuted in limited release.Its ... Read more...

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Being a Khan doesn’t guarantee success: Irrfan


April 16th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actor Irrfan was Bollywood's Khan with a difference, until he dropped his surname. He is unhappy with the way his decision is being talked about ... Read more...

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I’ve always aimed for commercial success: Dibakar (Movie Snippets)


April 14th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Director Dibakar Banerjee's films have a different flavour and earn critical acclaim. But he says he always aims for commercial success."Right from my first film, ... Read more...

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Bhandarkar amused over ‘Fashion’ copyright case (Movie Snippets)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is amused by the copyright infringement case filed against him for 2008 film "Fashion"."Now someone has gone to court for the ... Read more...

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Kaushik Basu to head Infosys’ science prize jury


April 10th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu will chair the jury for the social sciences prize of IT major Infosys' Science Foundation, replacing Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, who ... Read more...

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Prince Royce says he’s not letting fame go to his head


February 27th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Vina del Mar (Chile), Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) US bachata artist Prince Royce said that his family has been a firm pillar in helping him keep his feet on the ground ... Read more...

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Shooting in Petrozavodsk is a miracle: Tannishtha


February 21st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee says shooting for Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina" was a surreal experience in the northwestern Russian town of Petrozavodsk, where the temperature ... Read more...

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Not a perfect mom yet: Kiran Rao


February 7th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who became a mother to son Azaad last year in December, says she is not a perfect mother yet but is enjoying motherhood."I ... Read more...

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Lisa Ray engaged (With Images)


February 1st, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Indian Canadian actress Lisa Ray has got engaged. Her boyfriend Jason Dehni proposed to her in California's Napa Valley."Just returned from the glorious Napa Valley - ... Read more...

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Without big stars, one always struggles: Nagesh Kukunoor


January 26th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor understands the importance of casting popular actors in movies for box office success, but says he is not ready to compromise ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie movie criticised in Serbia


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Jan 22 (IANS/AKI) Angelina Jolie's directorial debut about a love story between a Serbian policeman and his rape victim has met with sharp criticism among Bosnian Serbs who ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt revives Bollywood’s larger-than-life villain


January 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) The larger than life villain is making a comeback in Bollywood with "Agneepath". Hindi movie lovers who grew up seeing Amjad Khan as Gabbar Singh ... Read more...

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Balanced emotion would have made ‘Guzaarish’ work: Hrithik


January 17th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan had worked hard for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Guzaarish", but it didn't work out at the box office. The star says that if they had ... Read more...

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