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LOCOG apologises to India for opening ceremony incident


August 1st, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The London Olympics organisers have apologised to the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony incident which saw a Bangalore-based woman parading with the country's athletes.The London ... Read more...

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Opening ceremony a warm-up act for Games: Danny Boyle


July 28th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Danny Boyle, the mastermind behind the grand opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, says the spectacle was a "warm-up" act for the Games.The Oscar-winning ... Read more...

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Spectacular, innovative opening to 2012 London Olympics (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympic Games were officially opened Friday night with a spectacular ceremony which lasted nearly four hours and which covered many aspects of ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth II declares London Games open (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) British Queen Elizabeth II declared the London Olympics officially open early Saturday morning at a spectacular opening ceremony directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle.Queen Elizabeth II's ... Read more...

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London showpiece set to be unveiled with classy display


July 27th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/CMC) The long anticipated London 2012 Olympic Games open with fanfare and fireworks that are expected to be top class.As usual, any opening ceremony of an ... Read more...

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London Olympics to surpass Beijing 2008: British minister


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics will be better than the Beijing Games, a British minister said Sunday.Jeremy Hunt, who the minister for culture, Olympics, media and sport ... Read more...

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Rahman to rock Olympics with Punjabi beats!


June 30th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) A.R. Rahman is set to team up with Hollywood director Danny Boyle again - this time to compose a song for the London Olympics' ... Read more...

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Boyle agitates animal right activists


June 14th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Danny Boyle has come under fire for planning to include live animals in the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, with campaigners branding his ... Read more...

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I was nervous about ‘The Best Exotic…’ weighty cast: Dev Patel (With Images)


May 14th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Actor Dev Patel, who is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming India-based film "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", says initially he was nervous ... Read more...

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James Bond to open London Olympics


April 1st, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig has been invited by Queen Elizabeth to open the 2012 London Olympics as super spy James Bond.The highly anticipated sporting event is ... Read more...

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Fairytale ride continues for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ children


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) From slums to flats, from "Slumdog Millionaire" to another international movie with Anthony Hopkins. The dream ride continues for Rubina Rafiq Qureshi and Azharuddin ... Read more...

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Proud to co-star with Anil Kapoor: Ronit Roy


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Ronit Roy, appreciated for his role as a strict father in "Udaan", is now set to play police officer Raja Tambat in director Sanjay ... Read more...

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Young singers have universal appeal: A.R.Rahman


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 23 (IANS) Oscar-winning Indian composer A.R.Rahman, who has launched several new voices in the Hindi film industry, feels some of the current crop of young singers ... Read more...

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Rahman hopes ‘DAM 999′ brings back Oscar


December 21st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 21 (IANS) Oscar-winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman hopes Sohan Roy's "DAM 999", which stands to win nominations in the Best Film and Best Original Song categories at ... Read more...

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World realising importance of Indian audiences: Anil Kapoor


December 5th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, who plays an Indian business tycoon in "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol", believes that the international film fraternity is gradually realising the importance ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri film, now with an Iranian twist


November 30th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Now, here's a Bhojpuri film with an Iranian twist. "He", a well-received Bhojpuri film screened at the 42nd edition of the IFFI, based on a 13-year-old ... Read more...

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Bengal journos pin Freida for naming ‘only one’ Bengali filmmaker great


November 26th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) A dazzling Freida Pinto Saturday had to parrya few feisty moments from Bengal film journalists who pinned the "Slumdog Millionaire" star for naming only one ... Read more...

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Thanks to Hollywood, it’s yesterday once more for Anil


November 10th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Anil Kapoor says he is tired of the "jhakaas" tag and feels like a newcomer in Hollywood, where he broke new ground ... Read more...

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Women don’t have shelf life in showbiz: Freida Pinto


November 10th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) She plays a priestess with the power to see the future in Hollywood film "Immortals" and actress Freida Pinto says if she actually gets ... Read more...

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Rahman wins award for ‘127 Hours’


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Music maestro A.R. Rahman has added another prestigious trophy to his shelf -- the public choice award for "If I Rise" from "127 Hours" ... Read more...

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Freida to ink $7 mn endorsement deal?


October 20th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto is strengthening her foothold in the international world. If rumours are to be believed, the "Slumdog Milllionaire" star has inked a ... Read more...

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Rahman’s ‘If I Rise’ nominated for WSA


August 25th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Music composer A.R. Rahman's says his composition "If I Rise" from the film "127 Hours" has been nominated for the World Soundtrack Awards (WSA)."'If I ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog…’ experience best for Freida


August 15th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto says her filmmaking experience of Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire" has been incomparable.The Indian actress, who shot to fame after featuring in the ... Read more...

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Freida Pinto dazzles on the red carpet of the premiere of ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’


July 29th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto dazzled one and all at the red carpet premiere of her new movie ‘Rise of the Planet of the ... Read more...

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Where’s Anil Kapoor in ‘Mission Impossible 4′ trailer, ask fans


July 1st, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A lot has been written about Anil Kapoor's presence in one of the biggest Hollywood franchises, "Mission Impossible 4", but the his absence from ... Read more...

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James McAvoy to star in ‘Trance’


June 25th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Actor James McAvoy is set to take up the lead role in Danny Boyle's directed thriller "Trance".The film tells the story of an assistant at an ... Read more...

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After Rahman, Yash Chopra signs Gulzar for his next


June 20th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) It seems Yash Chopra's next directorial venture is going to be a musical treat. After collaborating with music maestro A.R. Rahman, he has now roped ... Read more...

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Anil to shoot for Hollywood film ‘Cities’ in November


June 17th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Anil Kapoor's Hollywood career seems to be going in the right direction - after completing shooting for "Mission:Impossible 4", he is set to begin ... Read more...

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Shanghai film fest to showcase 200 movies


May 26th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 26 (IANS) Over 200 acclaimed movies, including Danny Boyle's "127 Hours" and Coen Brothers's "True Grit", would be shown next month at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival, ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s Dharavi slum a vibrant remittance hub: Banker


May 19th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 19 (IANS) It is Asia's biggest slum, located in the heart of Mumbai, but Dharavi is also a vibrant financial remittance hub and the Corporation Bank is ... Read more...

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First look of Freida Pinto’s ‘Immortals’ released


May 1st, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) The first look of Indian actress Freida Pinto's 3D film "Immortals" with actor Mickey Rourke has been released. She was required to shoot a sex ... Read more...

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Beatles, Rolling Stones, Sex Pistols to perform together at London Olympics?


April 25th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Members of the Beatles, Rolling Stones and Sex Pistols are said to have joined hands to form a spectacular super group for the launch of the London ... Read more...

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Freida Pinto ‘overwhelmed by speed to fame’


March 27th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): 'Slumdog Millionaire' star Freida Pinto admits that she is a little overwhelmed by the speed with which she went from being a Mumbai-based model aspiring to be ... Read more...

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Slumdog Millionaire’s child star’s family home destroyed in huge fire


March 5th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A child star of Oscar-winning movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' lost everything she had as her family home was destroyed in a huge fire in Mumbai.Rubina Ali, who played ... Read more...

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Russell Brand, Danny Boyle planning football film


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Russell Brand and Danny Boyle are reportedly plotting a football film after chatting at Vanity Fair's post-Oscars party."Russell (a West Ham fan) told Danny (a Bury supporter), what ... Read more...

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