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Sanjay Dutt adopts father’s ‘Mujhe Jeene Do’ look for ‘SOS’


August 13th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt adopted his father Sunil Dutt's dacoit avatar from 1963 film "Mujhe Jeene Do" for upcoming movie "Son Of Sardar" (SOS).The actor ... 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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Bangladeshi bandit killed in Tripura


March 29th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 29 (IANS) Police shot dead a Bangladeshi bandit in Tripura Thursday.A group of armed men from Bangladesh attacked Indian villagers and injured a man and two women. They ... Read more...

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Sand mafia kingpin arrested


March 11th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 11 (IANS) Police in Madhya Pradesh have arrested an alleged sand mafia kingpin and former dacoit Kuber Singh in connection with alleged firing on policemen and other officials, ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’: Untold tale of an athlete-turned-dacoit (IANS Preview)


February 28th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A national level athlete Paan Singh Tomar went on to become one of the most dreaded dacoits of Chambal Valley and director Tigmanshu Dhulia ... Read more...

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FIR against ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ director


February 28th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 28 (IANS) Alleging breach of promise, Balwant Singh, the nephew of dacoit Paan Singh Tomar, has lodged an FIR against Bollywood director Tigmanshu Dhulia who has made a ... Read more...

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Phoolan Devi’s controversial legacy alive in UP polls


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 22 (IANS) A huge coloured photograph of Phoolan Devi, the bandit queen-turned-MP who was shot dead 11 years ago in New Delhi, adorns the wall of the ... Read more...

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It was difficult to change my sexy image: Neha Dhupia


December 14th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Former Miss India Neha Dhupia started her Bollywood career with bold films like "Julie" and "Sheesha", but later she moved to performance-based roles with "Mithya". ... Read more...

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Kolkata convicts to perform at Mumbai Durga Puja


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) A rare treat awaits Bengalis living in Mumbai and Thane during this Durga Puja -- four performances by serving prisoners of Rabindranath Tagore's famous dance-drama ... Read more...

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Sargun Mehta to play grown up ‘Phulwa’ (TV Snippets)


August 7th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Sargun Mehta has been roped in to replace child star Jannat Zubair Rahmani as the protagonist in Colors' show "Phulwa".The show is set ... Read more...

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Chambal dacoit shot dead in Uttar Pradesh


March 16th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 16 (IANS) A dreaded Chambal dacoit who carried a reward of Rs.50,000 for his capture has been shot dead in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Vishnu Parihar, 28, was killed ... Read more...

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Jannat Zubair Rahmani Comes Back To Indian Television


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Jannat Zubair Rahmani, the child star of Indian television will be back in the near future to entertain the audience as the younger version of well known Indian dacoit Phoolan ... Read more...

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Ashmit, Veena still in ‘Bigg Boss’ due to their chemistry: Seema


December 18th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Former dacoit Seema Parihar, who became the latest contestant to be ejected from reality show "Bigg Boss" Friday, says the sizzling chemistry Ashmit Patel and Veena Mallik ... Read more...

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From jail to stage - reforming prisoners through cultural therapy


December 9th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Sabyasachi Roy Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Once hardened criminals and now do-gooders for all of society, Nigel Akkara alias Vikki and Debashis Chakraborty bring to life in more ways than one ... Read more...

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‘Most wanted’ dacoit held, Delhi Police claim


December 1st, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday claimed to have arrested north India's "most wanted" dacoit who has been involved in over 100 robbery cases in various states.Joginder, 39, was arrested ... Read more...

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Dacoit killed after robbery near Pune


December 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 1 (IANS) A dacoit was killed while four of his accomplices escaped with Rs.70,000 that they robbed from two petrol pumps in Pune's Shirur village, police said Wednesday."Five dacoits came ... Read more...

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Pamela goes desi with bangles, bindi, sari for ‘Bigg Boss 4′


November 17th, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Lonavala, Nov 17 (IANS) Hollywood star Pamela Anderson gave up her hot bikini look and wore a white sequined sari teamed with a sensuous blouse, jhumkas, bangles and a bindi for ... Read more...

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Hindus ask Pamela Anderson to take some Indian ethos back home


November 16th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 16 (ANI): Hindus have welcomed Hollywood diva Pamela Anderson's wish "to soak in Indian ethos" during her India visit to participate in popular television reality show "Bigg Boss".Prominent ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson enters ‘Bigg Boss 4′ Wednesday


November 15th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson, who will enter Colors TV channel's reality show "Bigg Boss 4" Wednesday for a three-day visit as a guest, says she is ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson to enter ‘Bigg Boss 4′ next week?


November 13th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) What could set the mercury at the "Bigg Boss 4" house soaring real high? Well, international star Pamela Anderson of course.The former "Baywatch" star, best known ... Read more...

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My ‘Action Replayy’ role wasn’t bad when offered: Neha Dhupia


November 10th, 2010 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia is seen in an insignificant role in director Vipul Shah's just released "Action Replayy", but the actress dismisses it saying the part wasn't ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4: A Phantasmagoria Of Events


November 4th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 November 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bigg Boss, the television serial on Colors has had a rich and colorful past. More frills have been added to the TV serial this year in ... Read more...

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‘Cry baby’ Sakshi Pradhan out of ‘Bigg Boss 4′


October 15th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Sakshi Pradhan's cranky nature didn't go down too well with either the inmates of "Bigg Boss 4" or the Indian TV audiences. She has been evicted ... Read more...

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Riyaz Shaikh To Recreate ‘Sholay’ In Aakhri Gabbar


October 7th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Even with the Bollywood going international and the perspective of Indian film-making witnessing a sea change over the last couple of years, one film which remains ... Read more...

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‘Aakhri Gabbar’ - ‘little’ version of ‘Sholay’ this Diwali


October 4th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Bollywood's legendary dacoit Gabbar Singh, his sidekicks Kaalia and Sambha will once again battle Jay and Veeru in a new movie "Aakhri Gabbar", ... Read more...

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Citing Pakistani presence, Shiv Sena, MNS threaten ‘Bigg Boss’


October 4th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) The new "Bigg Boss" TV series has run into trouble with the Shiv Sena and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) even as it has barely begun, with both ... Read more...

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35 years on, the ‘Sholay’ fire still burns


July 24th, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) It drew its inspiration from multiple Hollywood movies but went on to become the quintessential Indian film, perfectly balancing drama and tragedy, romance and violence, comedy ... Read more...

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A dog too has a caste (A Legal Reporter’s Diary)


July 18th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Parmod Kumar New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) In India's hierarchical society even an unsuspecting dog must have a caste. So it seemed when in Mirchpur village of Haryana, some dogs of a ... Read more...

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70-year old Pak man pays 250,000 rupees to resolve feud after sniffer dogs’ ‘gaffe’


June 5th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.5 (ANI): Sniffer dogs are particularly used for detecting criminals, and explosives, and help people get out of trouble, but for 70-year-old Zahir Shah of Kalo Shah village in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's ... Read more...

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Teenagers take on dacoit, ‘Sholay’ style


March 28th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 28 (IANS) In an incident straight from the famous Bollywood blockbuster "Sholay", two teenagers took on a dreaded dacoit, enabling villagers to beat him to death in Chhattarpur district ... Read more...

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Seal Link row: Thackeray blasts Congress ‘immaturity’


March 27th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Saturday hit out at the Congress after one of its leaders questioned the presence of Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan at the opening ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh chief minister woos NRIs to state


January 12th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday invited non-resident Indians (NRIs) to set up industries in the state, assuring them the state government was committed to extending ... Read more...

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Ulka gets yet another admirer


January 7th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The latest to be stumped by Ulka Gupta's, the child actor in Zee's "Jhansi Ki Rani'. The latest to be stumped by Ulka Gupta, the child artist in Zee's "Jhansi Ki ... Read more...

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A crack policeman’s snapshots of national newsmakers (IANS Book Review, With Images)


December 29th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee "The British, The Bandits And The Bordermen (From the diaries and articles of K.F. Rustamji)" edited by P.V. Rajgopal; Publisher: Wisdom Tree; Price: Rs 495Gabbar Singh, the dacoit who became ... Read more...

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Bandit king; Varun turns daako Robinhood


November 4th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Varun Khandelwal aka Deepu of Jyoti is all set to make an entry in Star Plus Sajan Ghar Jaana Hai. The actor will be seen in a new avatar as he ... Read more...

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