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Marginal gain for culture in budget (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Culture has gained marginally in the budget for 2012-2013 with an outlay of Rs.1,447 crore (Rs.14.47 billion/$300 million) against Rs.1,378 crore (Rs.13.78 billion/$273 million) in ... Read more...

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NSD, Polish drama academy ink agreement (With Image)


January 9th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The National School of Drama (NSD) and Poland's Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy Monday signed a memorandum of understanding for institutional exchange programme relating to theatre ... Read more...

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Radcliffe learns from ‘Harry Potter’ mistakes


December 25th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe says he learnt a lot working on the "Harry Potter" franchise.The 22-year-old shot to fame playing the titular boy wizard in all seven ... Read more...

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Radcliffe learnt from ‘Harry Potter’ mistakes


December 25th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe admits he has learnt a lot working on the "Harry Potter" franchise."It's only recently I've become aware of the problems people had with ... Read more...

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Michael Sheen recalls rejection days


October 31st, 2011 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Actor Michael Sheen says that inspite of being a good actor, he was initially rejected from movie roles because the bosses wanted a bigger name to ... Read more...

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Eva Green still takes acting classes


June 24th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) French actress Eva Green still takes acting classes from her childhood drama teacher and even invites her to film sets for tips."It's my old drama ... Read more...

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National School of Drama gets expansion funds


June 14th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The National School of Drama (NSD), which is expanding its activities with five new regional centres, has been allocated Rs.26 crore funds, a statement by ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to set up drama school


February 15th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 15 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh cabinet Tuesday sanctioned a proposal for setting up a state school of drama (Natya Vidyalaya) here, a release said.The drama school is claimed to be ... Read more...

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Theatre emerging as the new diplomatic tool


January 7th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Theatre, an emerging diplomatic tool promoting people-to-people contact and understanding of diverse cultures, has a shared language in the Asia-Pacific region and a drama school ... Read more...

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Colin Firth accepted typecasting for fear of unemployment


December 10th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Actor Colin Firth has revealed that he had accepted being typecast because he was more afraid of not being employed.Firth, who has been cast as the quintessential public ... Read more...

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Danielle Lineker sets her sights on acting career


October 5th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): She is already a TV presenter and a lingerie model, but Danielle Lineker's eye is now on theatre.And she is talking about proper, grown-up acting, with her sights ... Read more...

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Cash-driven actors ruining Brit theatre, says Sir Ian McKellen


September 27th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): British drama is witnessing a steep decline because of actors who are working in theatre for the love of money, and not acting, said Sir Ian McKellen."Once someone ... Read more...

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McKellen bemoans declining standards of British theatre


September 27th, 2010 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Veteran actor Sir Ian McKellen feels that the standard of British drama is deteriorating because young actors are motivated by fame and money rather than by love for ... Read more...

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Gemma Arterton says drama school made her serious


August 25th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): 'Bond' girl Gemma Arterton has said that drama school made her serious and helped her become the star she's today."My parents are working class - mum's a ... Read more...

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Actor, 8, settles Robin Hood ‘from Nottinghamshire or Yorkshire’ feud!


May 13th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire both claim to being home of the legend of Sherwood Forest, but the actor who plays a young Robin in the upcoming film has declared ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wanted to be a lawyer


March 6th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 6 (ANI): Hollywood legend Meryl Streep has revealed that sleeping through her law entrance landed her in showbiz.The acclaimed star, who has 16 Academy Award nods, winning two, and 25 ... Read more...

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Is Naveen Andrews killed off in the final season of Lost?


December 25th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Dec 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The final season of Lost is going to start in February 2010, and already there is rising speculation that he will be killed off ... Read more...

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I never dreamt of becoming an actor: Sam Worthington


November 18th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Australian star Sam Worthington, who was last seen in "Terminator Salvation", says he was a bricklayer and never ever dreamt of becoming an actor. "Nobody dreamt of ... Read more...

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Sam Worthington never ‘dreamt’ of becoming an actor!


November 18th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Avatar' star Sam Worthington recently told in an interview that he never even dreamt of becoming an actor during his growing up days.The 33-year-old Australian actor says that he always wanted ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe to make musical debut


October 10th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 10 (ANI): Daniel Radcliffe is set to make his musical debut, it has emerged.The Harry Potter star will take part in a reading in New York of the show 'How ... Read more...

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‘Cheeky’ Amanda Holden uses stilettos as bra in charity photoshoot


September 25th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden stripped off for a charity photoshoot - with just a pair of stilettos covering her twin assets.The 38-year-old English actress struck the ... Read more...

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Lily Allen to make stage debut in West End play


September 14th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 14 (ANI): Lily Allen has decided to take a break from her singing career and make her stage debut in a new West End play.The 24-year-old confessed she has had ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe taking dance classes to prepare for future roles


July 6th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Actor Daniel Radcliffe has signed up for ballet classes in a bid to prepare himself for future roles.The 19-year-old star wants to leave behind the famous 'Harry Potter' ... Read more...

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Karl Malden Dies At 97


July 2nd, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
Legendary Oscar winning American actor Karl Madlen has died on Wednesday. His daughter, Mila Doermer has confirmed the news saying that the 97 year old actor, passed away due to natural causes ... Read more...

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I won’t get provoked by marriage rumours: Katrina Kaif


February 3rd, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) After spending six years in Bollywood, British-born actress Katrina Kaif has learnt to handle rumours and criticisms. While she rubbished reports of her marriage to Salman Khan, she ... Read more...

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Madges daughter pursuing acting career


January 5th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Madonnas daughter 12-year-old Lourdes has reportedly enrolled at a drama school, for she wants to pursue a career in acting.Lourdes is studying the technique at the drama ... Read more...

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Madonna’s daughter eyeing acting career


January 4th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna's daughter Lourdes is reportedly pursuing a career in acting.The 12-year-old has enrolled at a drama school, which has produced actors like child prodigy Macaulay Culkin, ... Read more...

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Daniel Craigs mum almost never let him become Bond


November 3rd, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 3 (ANI): Bond star Daniel Craig might have ended up going to a university fulfilling his mums dreams had he not decided to pursue theatre.The 40-year-old, who quit his ... Read more...

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Al Pacino to be honoured with career achievement award at Rome Film Festival


October 23rd, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Legendary Hollywood actor Al Pacino is set to receive the career achievement award at the Rome Film Festival.The Oscar winning actors latest flick Chinese Coffee will ... Read more...

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Bond babe Gemma Artertons tough upbringing keeps her grounded


September 10th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): English actress Gemma Arterton has revealed that her tough upbringing has helped her stay level-headed.Arterton, who is the new love of James Bond in the movie ... Read more...

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Delhi boy to act with Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor


July 9th, 2008 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) It's a dream come true for 14-year-old Rahul Kumar, who has got an opportunity to act with Bollywood stars Aamir Khan and Kareen Kapoor in ... Read more...

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Claire-Marie Hall to play the lead in West Ends High School Musical


June 23rd, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Claire-Marie Hall, who gave up Oxbridge academia in favour of the stage, has landed the lead role of Gabriella Montez in the West End production of High ... Read more...

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Harrison Ford was shy and awkward at school


May 17th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by admin
London , May 17 (ANI): He might be one of the top Hollywood actors today, but Harrison Ford was shy and awkward during his drama school days.One of Fords old schoolfriends ... Read more...

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Keira Knightleys success is down to pure luck


December 17th, 2007 - 4:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 17(ANI): Actress Keira Knightley has dismissed claims that shes the brightest star of her generation'.Instead, the 22-year-old actress, whos been nominated for a Golden Globe award believes she's just ... Read more...

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Sienna Miller wishes to be famous before romancing Jude Law


November 27th, 2007 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Actress Sienna Miller has revealed that she wishes she had started her film career before her romance began with actor Jude Law.The 25-year-old actress, who broke up ... Read more...

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