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‘Heartless’ will be toughest role of Adhyayan’s career: Shekhar Suman


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Shekhar Suman, who is gearing up for his debut directorial "Heartless", a tribute to his late son Aayush, says the movie will prove to be ... Read more...

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No connection between old, new ‘Chashme Buddoor’: Siddharth


July 26th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Multilingual actor Siddharth, who plays one of the leading men in David Dhawan's remake of 1981 classic "Chashme Buddoor", says the movie cannot be compared with ... Read more...

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‘Urumi’ wins best film at Madrid film fest


June 4th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Malayalam film "Urmi" won the best film award at the Imagineindia International Film Festival held in Madrid, while Santhosh Sivan won the best director trophy ... Read more...

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First South Asian film fest concludes in Washington (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) The first edition of annual DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) came to an end with the screening of Dev Anand's "Hum Dono", fully restored in ... Read more...

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Washington hosts first South Asian film festival


June 4th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) The curtain came down on the first annual DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) with the screening of Dev Anand's "Hum Dono", fully restored in colour.Attended ... Read more...

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‘Chashme Buddoor’ set for monsoon release


June 1st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The much-talked about "Chashme Buddoor" remake, directed by David Dhawan, will release Aug 31.The original came out in 1981. Directed by Sai Paranjape, the light-hearted ... Read more...

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First South Asian film festival in Washington next month


May 8th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The three-day first Annual Washington DC South Asian Film Festival from June 1-3 will include a Shyam Bengal retrospective, acting and filmmaking workshops and short films ... Read more...

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Akshay gorges on masala dosas (Movie Snippets)


April 30th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar is savouring on Mysore delicacies as he shoots for a song of "Rowdy Rathore" in the city."A happy North Indian enjoying South ... Read more...

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Book fair to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema


January 7th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) India's big screen will meet the fine print at the capital's 20th World Book Fair, the biggest carnival of books in the Afro-Asian region, when ... Read more...

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Online hunt launched to find title for ‘Chashme Buddoor’ remake


December 12th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Filmmaker David Dhawan has launched an online hunt for an alternate title for the remake of 1981 classic "Chashme Buddoor"."David Dhawan is looking for ... Read more...

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Turning 30 is fab: Dia Mirza (Movie Snippets)


December 10th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza loves the thought of turning 30, and hopes for an exciting new decade in life.The former beauty queen-turned-actress-turned-producer turned 30 Friday."Thank ... Read more...

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Deepti Naval finds nothing wrong with remakes


December 9th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Most Bollywood filmmakers are revisiting old classics for remakes, and veteran actress Deepti Naval, whose cult film "Chashme Buddoor" is also being remade by David Dhawan, ... Read more...

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Film ‘Panchvati’ introduced me to Buddhism: Deepti Naval


November 28th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Actress Deepti Naval's association with Buddhism as an adult dates back to her movie "Panchvati", based on a short story by writer Kusum Ansal in ... Read more...

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Deepti Naval’s short stories look at real India


November 9th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Actress Deepti Naval has joined the legion of Indian writers with her maiden collection of short stories."The Mad Tibetan: Stories From Then And Now", ... Read more...

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English theatre is waning: Rajit Kapoor


November 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 8 (IANS) Organisers giving more emphasis on staging plays in regional languages is gradually causing English theatre to wane, according to eminent theatre personality and actor Rajit Kapoor."English ... Read more...

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‘Tell Me O Kkhuda’ - tender, sweet, gentle (IANS Hindi Film Review)


October 29th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Fim: "Tell Me O Kkhuda"; Starring Esha Deol, Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Dharmendra, Arjan Bajwa, Chanda Roy Sanyal; Directed by Mayur Puri/Hema Malini; Rating: ***Take away all the awkwardness of the ... Read more...

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Bollywood ladies stick to the sari at National Film Awards


September 9th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Malaika Arora Khan left her thigh-high slit dresses back home in Mumbai and covered up in a black and maroon sari for the prestigious ... Read more...

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Shabana, Deepti remember Jagmohan Mundhra


September 7th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Shabana Azmi and Deepti Naval, who were shocked at the sudden demise of Jagmohan Mundhra, say the late filmmaker's "Kamla" was turning point in their career.Nandita ... Read more...

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Filmmaker Jagmohan Mundhra dies of cardiac arrest


September 4th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Hollywood-based Indian filmmaker Jagmohan Mundhra, who made films like "Bawandar" and "Provoked", died of cardiac arrest Sunday, a doctor said. He was 62. His last rites were ... Read more...

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‘Bhindi Baazaar Inc’ shakes you, sometimes to core! (IANS Movie Review, Rating ***)


June 18th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bhindi Baazaar Inc"; Director: Ankush Bhatt; Cast: Pavan Malhotra, Kay Kay Menon, Prashant Narayanan, Gautam Sharma and Deepti Naval; Rating: ***You can take the gangster out of Mumbai, but ... Read more...

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‘Bhindi Baazaar Inc’ to now release June 17


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Britain-based Indian producer Karan Arora has once again pushed back the release of his film "Bhindi Baazaar Inc". It will now hit the screens June ... Read more...

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Raj Kiran in mental asylum, Bollywood extends support


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The news of one of Bollywood's most talented actors Raj Kiran being in a mental asylum in the US has left the film fraternity ... Read more...

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Interesting roles dried up, they’re coming now: Deepti Naval (Interview)


May 20th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) She has lived a creative life every step of the way. Painting, photography and storytelling have kept Deepti Naval busy after good acting offers dried up. ... Read more...

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‘Bhindi Baazaar. Inc.’ release postponed till June 10


May 5th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The makers of "Bhindi Baazaar. Inc" don't want to release their movie during the Indian Premier League (IPL) so they have postponed its release ... Read more...

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‘Memories In March’ - cathartic saga on love between men (IANS Movie Review)


April 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Memories In March"; Cast: Deepti Naval, Rituparno Ghosh, Raima Sen and others; Writer: Rituparno Ghosh; Director Sanjay Nag; Rating; *** 1/2Strangely, it is women who render themselves effectively to ... Read more...

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‘Bhindi Bazaar.Inc’ release postponed to May 20


March 30th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Britain-based Indian producer Karan Arora has shifted the release of his debut movie "Bhindi Bazaar.Inc" from April 15 to May 20 to avoid a clash ... Read more...

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Deepti Naval turns Bengali film into Hindi


March 26th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Deepti Naval has just created history. She managed to turn a Bengali film into Hindi!Bengali director Sanjoy Nag, who has completed "Memories In March" featuring Deepti ... Read more...

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‘Monica’ has nothing to do with Niira Radia: Producer Kush Bhargava


March 24th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Politician-filmmaker Kush Bhargava says his film "Monica", which is releasing Friday, has nothing to do with corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and that it was completed ... Read more...

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I might make India my second home: Caterina Lopez


February 6th, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) She is Hollywood star Jennifer Lopez's cousin and is all set to make a splash in Bollywood with an item number. Caterina Lopez loves being ... Read more...

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Farooq Sheikh Would Rather Act In Films Than Direct Them


January 21st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
etc are certainly some of his greatest contributions to cinema.However, with such a great mileage of experience and loads of talent the actor is still quite happy enacting roles on ... Read more...

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I’ve no energy to make films: Farooque Sheikh (Interview)


January 21st, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) His contemporaries like Naseeruddin Shah and Deepti Naval have branched out into filmmaking, but theatre veteran and movie actor Farooque Sheikh says he is content ... Read more...

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‘Bhindi Bazaar’ Director Finds Pickpocketing More Heroic Than Being A Gangster


January 10th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
finds pickpocketing to be a heroic job! The debutant director says that this artful job is much heroic than being a gangster and killing with a gun.The director has kept ... Read more...

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Manisha may bring Bollywood to Nepal


November 21st, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) Almost two decades after she left Nepal to carve out an illustrious career in neighbour India's film industry, Bollywood diva Manisha Koirala is now seeking to bring ... Read more...

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Balaji Motion Pictures & Alt Entertainment’s “Shorr” wins Best …


November 16th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 16, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Balaji Motion Pictures-Alt Entertainment’s 'Shorr' was awarded the Best Director Award at the recently concluded Tenth Annual Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council (MIAAC) Film Festival in New York. ... Read more...

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‘Shorr’ Premieres To A Standing Ovation At MIAAC Festival In New York


November 15th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): A Balaji Motion Pictures-Alt Entertainment production, the film is the festival’s opening night feature.Balaji Motion Pictures and Alt Entertainment’s ‘Shorr’ had its US premiere to a ... Read more...

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