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Eijaaz Khan gets mobbed! (TV Snippets)


February 20th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Television actor Eijaaz Khan, who is returning in a lead role after five years, was in for a surprise when he got mobbed by his fans ... Read more...

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Indian trio in Scotland invent device to identify fake whisky


November 3rd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) A team of three Indian researchers in Scotland have designed a laser test to identify fake whisky from genuine Scotch malt.Praveen Ashok, Kishan Dholakia and Bavishna ... Read more...

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Preity Zinta To Receive The Honorary Doctorate From The University Of East London!


November 6th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): University of East London (UEL) bestows Leading Bollywood actress Preity Zinta with an honorary doctorate of the Arts for her contribution to cinema and ... Read more...

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Bipasha In Support Of Doing Issue-Based Films For Free


August 31st, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire}: Bollywood bombshell Bipasha Basu, who was last seen in "Lamhaa' in a much deglamourized role, has turned very sensitive and serious towards issue based films. The ... Read more...

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Bipasha to stars: do issue-based films for free


August 31st, 2010 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Bipasha Basu, who was just seen in "Lamhaa" and is now getting ready to do a film on honour killings, feels issue-based films ... Read more...

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Now Bitching Becomes Fun With Imagine TV’s ‘Meethi Chhoori No.1′


July 27th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Imagine TV has always shown its innovative side with bringing up new reality shows which had never seen before on Indian Television. After "Raaz Pichle Janam ... Read more...

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Sanjay, Bipasha And Dholakia To Start NGO For Kashmiri Kids


July 24th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): While shooting for the recently released movie Lamhaa, director Rahul Dholakia and the film's leading actors Sanjay Dutt and Bipasha Basu could realize the plight ... Read more...

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“I Have Matured With Time And Become More Responsible As An Actress”: Bipasha Basu


July 24th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bipasha Basu tells Jyothi Venkatesh that she is happy that her performance in Lamhaa has not gone unnoticed.What message did Rahul drive home through Lamhaa?The message ... Read more...

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Dholakia’s ‘Lamhaa’, a restrained, thought-provoking docu-drama (IANS Hindi Film Review, Rating: *** and half)


July 17th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. JhaFilm: "Lamhaa"; Starring: Sanjay Dutt, Bipasha Basu, Kunal Kapoor, Anupam Kher; Written & Directed by: Rahul Dholakia; Rating: *** ½Everyone, says someone important in this searing document ... Read more...

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“I Rushed Even As An Ex-Militant Offered Me Food”: Rahul Dholakia


July 16th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rahul Dholakia is a National Award winning director but he is not wearing this as an ace up his sleeves. His Parzania was an issue-based ... Read more...

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Bollywood Film Lamhaa Banned In Middle East


July 15th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Rahul Dholakia's latest movie Lamhaa starring Bipasha Basu, Sanjay Dutt, and Kunal Kapoor, has been banned the Middle East. The film is releasing in ... Read more...

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Rahul Dholakia To Write Book On Kashmir


July 15th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The extensive research that Rahul Dholakia has put into making of Lamhaa will now be extended beyond the film into ... Read more...

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RGV hates ‘I Hate Luv Storys’ for being a hit (Movie Snippets)


July 12th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) It seems filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma will never stop taking digs at Karan Johar - he has made fun of Johar's latest production venture "I Hate ... Read more...

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Akshara Haasan Prepares Herself For A Bollywood Debut


July 7th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Most of the star kids today seem to take their work very seriously. Children of many Bollywood stars made their debut in the films after undergoing ... Read more...

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Govt. Clears The Release Of Lamhaa


July 1st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Indian government has shown a good gesture by creating no trouble for the release Rahul Dholakia's latest film Lamhaa, which is based on the much ... Read more...

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‘Lamhaa’ offers soft, soulful music (IANS Music Review)


June 20th, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Lamhaa"; Music Director: Mithoon; Lyricist: Sayeed Qadri and Amitabh Varma; Singers: Chinmayi, Arun Daga, Palash Sen, Mika Singh, Kshitij Tarey, Mohd Irfan and Mithoon; Rating: *** 1/2Music composer ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai Celebrates With IIFW Members At A Cocktail Party


June 15th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Master Class is an unforgettable experience created by the IIFW (Indian Independent Filmmakers Worldwide) for FOX History Channel. To celebrate the launch of this unique ... Read more...

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I’m excited to play the role of superhero: Kunal Kapoor


June 5th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Colombo, June 5 (IANS) After Hrithik Roshan in "Krrish" and Shah Rukh Khan in the under-production "Ra.One", Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor is all set to don the hat of ... Read more...

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‘Lamha’ about Kashmiris, not government: Rahul Dholakia


June 4th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 3 (IANS) National Award winning director Rahul Dholakia Thursday said his film "Lamha" depicts the travails of Kashmiris living in the state, not the government's view-point. "'Lamha' is different from ... Read more...

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Bipasha dubs in Urdu to play Kashmiri Muslim girl


May 27th, 2010 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Bipasha Basu is dubbing for her next film "Lamhaa" and is trying her level best to drop her anglicised accent and diction to sound ... Read more...

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IIFW Parties at Blue Frog


March 16th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 16th, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):IIFW (Indian Independent Filmmakers Worldwide), held their party at Blue Frog to celebrate their latest forthcoming show where the masters of film industry talk about the trade ... Read more...

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Toyota owners remain loyal despite recalls: Study


March 6th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Despite the 8 million Toyota vehicles recalled since October 2009, its customers are still maintaining high overall satisfaction, a report claims.Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business conducted ... Read more...

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Aditya Narayan croons four songs in debut film ‘Shapit’


February 23rd, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Playback singer Udit Narayan's son Aditya, who gave a scintillating dance performance at the recently held Zee Rishtey Awards, has sung four songs in "Shaapit", his debut ... Read more...

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NRI body to honour 7 for community service


December 28th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) will recognise seven persons with its community service awards at a convention in New Delhi Jan 6 ... Read more...

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One dead, 10 injured in Mumbai water protests (Lead)


December 3rd, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) One person was killed and at least 10 others were injured here after police Thursday used batons to disperse some 5,000 protesters agitating against additional cuts in ... Read more...

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One dead, several injured in Mumbai protests for water


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) One person lost his life and at least five others were injured here after police caned a 5,000-strong group protesting against an additional 15 percent cut in ... Read more...

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‘Sacch Ka Saamna’ set for season 2, host not yet decided


November 22nd, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Controversial reality game show "Sacch Ka Saamna" is set to return to the small screen with a second season on Star Plus. However, the show's host has ... Read more...

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T20 cinema to take Bollywood by storm!


November 11th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After T20 cricket matches took the nation by storm, now it's the turn of T20 format in Indian cinema to do the same. Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) has launched 'T20 ... Read more...

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Arun Daga on a roll!


October 20th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Singer Arun Daga has a string of songs in his kitty to come out one after the other. A recognized performer of All India Radio in Khayal Gayaki, Arun is keeping ... Read more...

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And now, for a bit of kathak in the Commons


October 15th, 2009 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Oct 15 (IANS) Put it down to an Indian autumn - after a performance of Bollywood dance at Buckingham Palace, it was the turn of kathak in ... Read more...

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3 Nights 4 Days Premieres with the entire cast


October 9th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film "3 Nights 4 Days" witnessed a good turnout of the films cast, friends and family.The evening was an exciting affair for the entire cast, as they all were getting together ... Read more...

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I would love to do more Bengali films: Bipasha Basu (Interview)


August 29th, 2009 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) She is known for her bold image in Bollywood, but dusky beauty Bipasha Basu will now be seen in a slew of non-commercial films ... Read more...

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‘Indian investments way out for Britain from recession’ (Lead)


June 25th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 25 (IANS) Indian investments need not cause fears of an Indian Raj over Britain, the House of Lords has been told by an Indian-born member, but instead ... Read more...

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‘Lamhaa’ producer uses new way to find buyers


May 30th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Many films under production now are lying unsold thanks to the recession and the stand-off between producers and multiplex owners over revenue-sharing.Director Rahul Dholakia's ... Read more...

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Recession Takes Its Toll, Biggies Unsold, Lamhaa Finds A Unique Way Of Finding Buyers


May 30th, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaThanks to the recession and the stand-off between producers and multiplex theatres the biggest of films under-production are lying unsold.Director Rahul Dholakia's Kashmir saga Lamhaa is one such ... Read more...

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