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‘18th Cross’ - not worth the wait (Kannada Movie Review)


August 4th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "18th Cross"; Actors: Deepak, Radhika Pandit, Ramakrishna, Vinayaprasad, Kari Subbu, Jeeva; Director: Shanker; Producer: Rathna Chikkanna; Music: Arjun Janya; Camera: P.L.Ravi and Suresh Babu; Rating: **This was a film started ... Read more...

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Husain documentary to be screened at IFFI


November 29th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) A film documentary by late painter M.F. Husain will finally be screened at the ongoing 42nd International Film Festival of India despite right wing protests, said ... Read more...

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Goa fails to bite IFFI’s soccer bite


November 29th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) The 42nd edition of IFFI's much touted soccer film package has turned out to be a damp squib with virtually no audiences turning up for the ... Read more...

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IFFI director refutes reports on Iranian jury member quitting panel


November 29th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) International Film Festival Of India (IFFI) director Shankar Mohan Tuesday denied reports that Iranian female director Tahmineh Milani, a member of the international jury, had refused ... Read more...

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Brazilian director dies at IFFI


November 27th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) In a tragic incident, Brazilian documentary director Oscar Marron Filho suffered a cardiac arrest during an interactive session Sunday afternoon and died later at a local ... Read more...

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No screening of Husain’s film at IFFI


November 27th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from rightwing Hindu groups, organisers of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) deferred the screening of legendary artist M.F. Husain's documentary.Speaking ... Read more...

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Lifetime award in India a paradox: Filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier


November 24th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panjim, Nov 24 (IANS) French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier, who was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the opening ceremony of the 42nd International Film Festival, terms it an "irony ... Read more...

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Tags to Raj Kapoor lounge - sponsors chip in at IFFI


November 18th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) Special check-in baggage tags, dedicated baggage handlers to sipping beer at the Raj Kapoor lounge, organisers of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan to inaugurate IFFI


November 17th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 17 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan will inaugurate the 42nd International Film Festival of India to be held here Nov 23-Dec 3."Shah Rukh will flag off the ... Read more...

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IFFI to be part of Incredible India campaign: Official


November 12th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) Films aside, the organisers of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) aim to leverage the top draw event to beef up international tourism inflows, making ... Read more...

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Portuguese film ‘The Consul of Bordeaux’ to open IFFI 2012


November 12th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) Portuguese director Manuel Gonzales' "The Consul of Bordeaux" will open the 42nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here Nov 23.Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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IFFI aims to be ‘people friendly’


September 5th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), held annually in Goa, will be presented in a new "people friendly" avatar this year, an official said Monday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Veteran Marathi music composer Khale dead


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 2 (IANS) Well-known Marathi composer and director Shrinivas Khale passed away at his residence in neighbouring Thane early Friday due to old age related ailments, a ... Read more...

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Vijay TV To Telecast ‘Chikku Bukku’, ‘Ayyanar’ And ‘Eeram’ For Pongal


January 15th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vijay TV, a channel of Star Network has been striding with perfect success graph over the years with commendable TRPs. In the recent times, the satellite channel has been airing ... Read more...

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3 Tamil Idiots Make Style Statements In Chennai


December 4th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
   A source close to the film’s unit reported the media that Vijay, Srikanth and Jiiva came in at different hours of the day and left immediately after their respective lines of ... Read more...

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‘Endhiran’ Faces Plagiarism Charges


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The recent Rajnikanth starrer ‘Robot’ has taken the world by surprise; it has been touted as one of the most successful Indian films in the recent ... Read more...

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‘Endhiran’ embroiled in plagiarism claims by Tamil writer


November 1st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 01 (ANI): Rajnikanth's blockbuster flick 'Endhiran' (Robot) has come under a plagiarism row as a noted Tamil writer has complained that the background of movie was stolen from one ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth’s ‘Endhiran’ In 3D Now


October 28th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Following the footsteps of Hollywood filmmaker James Cameron, director Shankar has decided to re-release his recent release Endhiran with few additional sequences in 3D Format. The ... Read more...

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Bollywood Calls Shankar’s Boys


October 28th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Shankar always has huge fans following him in non-Tamil speaking territories as well. Of course, the filmmaker’s previous films dubbed in Telugu and Hindi have ... Read more...

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Kavithalaya Productions Facing Financial Crisis


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran filmmaker K. Balachandar’s Kavithalaya Productions is famous for churning out some of the best evergreen entertainers across the ages. But in the recent times, the ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Wants To Work In Tamil Films After Endhiran Success


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan says that she is ready to embrace more of Tamil cinema after working on the blockbuster 'Endhiran'. Four films old back ... Read more...

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Shankar Finds His 3 Idiots


October 14th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Shankar is feeling over the moon presently with his magnum opus Endhiran, drawing crowds in all the versions. The trade analysts have predicted that there ... Read more...

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Resul Pookutty to file RTI against multiplexes after Robot’s screening debacle


October 7th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On Monday evening,  Rajnikanth’s  warm and unparalleled gesture of bringing Robot to Mumbai personally for a special screening for his Bollywood friends culminated  in a horrendous ... Read more...

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Aishwarya looks smashing in ‘Robot’: Big B


October 5th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is quite impressed with his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai's looks in "Robot" and describes her on-screen presence as "smashing".Director Shankar's bilingual film - ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth- Aishwarya starrer ‘Robot’ gets tremendous opening in Chennai


October 1st, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Oct.1 (ANI): The much-awaited movie 'Robot' starring Tamil superstar Rajnikanth and Bollywood actor and former beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan that released on Friday got a tremendous response in Tamil ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth’s ‘Endhiran’ truly entertaining movie (Tamil Movie Review)


October 1st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravidan DI Movie: "Endhiran"; Cast: Rajnikanth, Aishwarya Rai, Santhanam, Karunas, Danny Dengzongpa; Music Director: A.R. Rahman; Producer: Sun Pictures; Director: Shankar; Rating: *** 1/2Man makes a machine, but the machine wreaks ... Read more...

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Movie Review : Robot(2010)


October 1st, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Robot: Rajni is the BossRating: 4 out of 5*Starring: Rajnikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and DannyDirector: S.ShankarOctober 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Super Star Rajnikanth has done it again, that's multiplied his craze ... Read more...

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Movie Review: The Robot (2010)


October 1st, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Robot : Love Story Of The Future!Rating: 4 out of 5*Starring: Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Danny DanzongppaDirector : ShankarOctober 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If you had a tiresome week and ... Read more...

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‘Robot’ - Rajnikanth scores again (IANS Movie Review- Rating:***)


October 1st, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Robot"; Cast: Rajnikanth, Aishwarya Rai, Danny Denzongpa; Director: S. Shankar;Rating: ***Those in the know are aware that 'superstar' Rajnikanth is perceived to be in the image of ... Read more...

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‘Robot’ makes my wild imagination come true: Shankar


September 26th, 2010 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Ace South Indian director Shankar says he has tried his best to make his wild imagination a reality in much-awaited bilingual sci-film "Robot". He also ... Read more...

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Grandest opening for Enthiran


September 24th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Without a doubt, Enthiran has turned out to be the biggest release of Superstar Rajnikanth throughout his career. Produced at a cost of Rs.125Crores, Sun Pictures are ... Read more...

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‘Robot’ all set to hit screen on Sept 24


September 9th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Rajanikanth-Aiswarya Rai starrer "Robot' directed by Shankar and produced by Kalanidhi Maran on the banner of Sun Pictures is getting final touches and is all ... Read more...

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‘Robot’ soundtrack lacks Rahman’s punch (IANS Music Review)


August 31st, 2010 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Robot"; Music Director: A.R. Rahman; Singers: Srinivas D, Khatija Rahman, Mohit Chauhan, Shreya Ghoshal, Rahman, Suzanne, Kash 'N' Krissy, Pradeep Vijay, Pravin Mani, Rags, Yogi B, Hariharan, Sadhana ... Read more...

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‘Robot’ comparable to ‘Sholay’: Rajnikant


August 15th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Southern superstar Rajnikant, who leaves audiences in awe with his implausible stunts and unique styles, says his forthcoming sci-fi movie "Robot" is the first Indian film of ... Read more...

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Music of upcoming flick ‘Robot’ launched in Mumbai


August 15th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Shiekh SharikMumbai, Aug 15 (ANI): The cast and crew members of the upcoming movie 'Robot' launched the soundtrack of their movie at a function here on Saturday.Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan ... Read more...

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