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Shivram Yadav back to his roots, wields megaphone for Bhojpuri movie (With Images)


May 18th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) After trying his hand in Hindi cinema with not-so-known films like "Patth" and "Game", director Shivram Yadav has forayed into the Bhojpuri movie industry with ... Read more...

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Parsi community honours Narendra Modi


March 11th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 10 (IANS) Udvada, a Gujarat town and place of pilgrimage for the Parsi community, should be developed into a global capital of religious harmony, Chief Minister Narendra ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out at Ahmedabad’s VS Hospital


April 10th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Apr 10 (ANI): The X-Ray laboratory and the adjoining rooms of the VS Hospital in Ahmedabad were damaged on Saturday, after a fire broke out inside the hospital premises.At least six ... Read more...

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Zee TV weekend synopsis ( 28th Aug- 30th Aug 09)


August 27th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Saregamapa L'il Champs Telecast date: Friday, 28h August at 9:30pm Govinda and David Dhawan came to promote their latest flick "Do knot disturb". Govinda is a big fan of Afsha, in fact both ... Read more...

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I couldn’t relate to my character in ‘Sikandar’: Ayesha Kapoor


August 24th, 2009 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) She earned rave reviews for her performance as a blind and deaf girl in the critically acclaimed "Black", but 14-year-old Ayesha Kapoor says she wasn't able to ... Read more...

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Movie Reviews: Sikandar (2009)


August 21st, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Abhijit Mhamunkar Sikandar: An engrossing fare Rating: 3 out of 5 * Starring: R. Madhavan, Sanjay Suri, Parzaan Dastur, Ayesha Kapoor, Ketaki Thatte and introducing Arunoday Singh Director: Piyush Jha Parents less Sikandar (Parzaan) is a ... Read more...

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Kashmiri kid wants to be a Shahrukh-Sachin-Bhaichung: Piyush Jha director SIKANDAR


August 19th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha Piyush Jha has come home. Ten years ago he made a spoof film Chalo America about the compulsive and rampant NRI-ship among young Indians. Now Jha is totally ... Read more...

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‘Sikandar’ narrates Kashmir’s tensions through children’s eyes (IANS Preview)


August 18th, 2009 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) After making comedies like "Chalo America" and "The King of Bollywood", director Piysush Jha returns with suspense-thriller "Sikandar". Releasing Friday, the film is about the tensions ... Read more...

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Kashmir wooing Bollywood back


August 17th, 2009 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Sparkling rivers, regal Chinar trees, flowering meadows and snowcapped peaks - the beauty of Kashmir had been depicted in several hit Hindi movies like ... Read more...

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No strings pulled for film role: Arjun Singh’s grandson


July 30th, 2009 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) He says he has worked as a bouncer and freelance writer abroad "to pay his rent". And now Congress veteran Arjun Singh's grandson Arunoday is ... Read more...

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‘Sikandar’ shows Kashmir problem through children’s eyes: Director (With Images)


July 9th, 2009 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Piyush Jha insists that his "Sikandar" is not just another film set in Kashmir. He says the movie tries to present the situation ... Read more...

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‘Sikandar’ to be screened at LA’s Indian film festival


April 10th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Sudhir Mishra's "Sikandar", a suspense thriller about an adolescent whose life changes drastically when he comes across a gun, will be screened at the seventh Annual Indian ... Read more...

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Shooting in Kashmir was no problem, says director


March 30th, 2009 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Director Rahul Dholakia had to shift his "Lamhaa" shoot out of Jammu and Kashmir over security issues and protests, but "Sikandar" director Piyush Jha says ... Read more...

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Saakshi Tanwar in Coffee House


March 27th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Saakshi Tanwar aka Parvati Bhabhi of Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki fame will now be seen in a film called Coffee House with versatile actor Ashutosh Rana.We spoke to Saakshi about her ... Read more...

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Faiz’s poetry witnessing revival in India: daughter (With Images)


March 24th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) One of the most popular contemporary Urdu poets from Pakistan Faiz Ahmed Faiz, known for his sonnets of peace, love, secularism and human suffering, has become a ... Read more...

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Sanjay Suri returns to his roots


March 16th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actor Sanjay Suri shall be seen soon in yet another challenging role in his forthcoming film Sikandar. The film is a suspense thriller set in Kashmir that traces the life and ... Read more...

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PML-N ready with plan A, B, C to thwart Zardaris designs to disrupt long march


March 14th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.14 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) has put in place several plans to avoid arrests of its leaders, and foil any attempt by the government to clamp down ... Read more...

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‘Sikandar’ music a mix of various influences (IANS Music Review)


March 10th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Sikandar"; Music Director: Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy, Justin-Uday and Sandesh Shandilya; Lyricists: Prasoon Joshi, Neelesh Misra and Kumaar; Singers; Shankar Mahadevan, KK, Yash Narvekar, Hrishikesh Kamerkar, Mehrajuddin, Shilpa Rao, ... Read more...

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‘Sikandar’ not like ‘Slumdog’, but conveys same message: Director


March 9th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) "Sikandar" is a film set in Kashmir and revolves around two teenagers, but director Piyush Jha is quick to brush aside rumours that the story ... Read more...

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Sanjay Suri enjoyed being a guide in Kashmir


March 7th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) When Sanjay Suri returned to Kashmir after 18 years for the shooting of "Sikandar", his co-actors and the film's unit didn't have trouble getting accustomed to the ... Read more...

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Britney has the whole world awaiting her forthcoming tour


March 3rd, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 03 (ANI): Pop star Britney Spears bounce back act after her much-hyped meltdown has been termed remarkable by the media, and her much-anticipated tour has many expectations to ... Read more...

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