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Melanie balances acting, social work with elan (With Images)


July 30th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) US-born Indian actress Melanie Kannokada, seen as Seeta McKinsey in "Love, Lies & Seeta", pursues acting goals with the same fervour as her social work. ... Read more...

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Panel suggests national media policy, regulation of media education


July 26th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Bringing out a National Media Policy to address the new media landscape, regulation of media education in the country, a National Film Policy to ... Read more...

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Rachel Weisz tried to change her name


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Actress Rachel Weisz says she tried to change her name because that "sounds like a porn star"."The Constant Gardener" star grew so tired of teachers botching the ... Read more...

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Film journalist B.K. Karanjia, former NFDC chairman, dead (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Pune, June 23 (IANS) Burjor K. Karanjia, renowned film journalist and former chairman of National Films Development Corporation (NFDC), popularly known as 'BK', died here, a family friend said. He ... Read more...

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Film journalist B K Karanjia, former NFDC chairman, dead


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Pune, June 23 (IANS) Burjor K Karanjia, renowned film journalist and former chairman of National Films Development Corporation (NFDC), popularly known as 'BK', died here, a family friend said. He ... Read more...

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Barlow awarded OBE


June 17th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth for his services to the entertainment industry and charity.His work ... Read more...

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Mila Kunis doesn’t find herself attractive


June 14th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 14 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis thinks it is her sense of humour that makes men interested in her and not her looks."I appreciate the attention, but I ... Read more...

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Katie Price’s mother thinks her daughter looks like ‘mutton’


June 13th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy, mother of glamour model and TV personality Katie Price, has criticized her daughter for her choice of clothes. In her reality show, Katie’s ... Read more...

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We won’t make ‘Awaara’ again: Randhir Kapoor


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Brothers Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor are strictly against remaking any of Bollywood legend Raj Kapoor's films. "We don't want to touch any of Raj Kapoor's ... Read more...

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Lohan’s mother to produce reality show


May 31st, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Lindsay Lohan's mother Dina has created her own reality TV show titled "DramaMamas" which will see her produce a series about parents who try to ... Read more...

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Dina Lohan all set to produce her own reality show


May 30th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dina Lohan, mother and manager of actress and pop singer Lindsay Lohan has landed her own new real-life television series. She will now create and star ... Read more...

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Smoking okay on reel, not in real: B-Town (May 31 is World No Tobacco Day)


May 30th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Does smoking on screen harm youth? Some feel depicting actors smoking in films and TV shows can affect young, impressionable minds, but others do not agree ... Read more...

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Clarkson prefers comfort over style


May 29th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 29 (IANS) Singer Kelly Clarkson says for her, fashion is all about comfort."I think you should be comfortable," showbozspy.com quoted singer as saying.The 30-year-old, known for ... Read more...

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‘Kahaani’ to be remade in Tamil, Telugu


May 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Vidya Balan-starrer "Kahaani" is set to be remade in Tamil and Telugu. The TV production company Endemol India, now set to foray into movie making ... Read more...

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Big B becomes Rana’s Hindi tutor! (Movie Snippets)


May 7th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is extremely fluent in spoken and written Hindi, offered to help southern actor Rana Daggubati with the language during the shooting ... Read more...

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Of legends and stars: Mamata, Hillary discuss Tagore, SRK


May 7th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) From the legendary Rabindranath Tagore to Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee discussed ... Read more...

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Lata feels she was misfit in parliament, says Sachin can do better


May 4th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Lata Mangeshkar says she was not so comfortable when she was nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 1999. But the singing legend thinks that two ... Read more...

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Lohan’s money crunch, sells clothes to raise cash?


April 6th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan, who is going through a financial crunch, has reportedly sold a truck load of her designer clothes in a bid to ... Read more...

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Hacker leaks actress’s nude photos, faces 60-year jail


March 27th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) A computer hacker faces up to 60 years in prison and a $2.2 million fine after admitting to have accessed American actress Scarlett Johansson's email ... Read more...

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Hope general budget doesn’t forget Bollywood: Karan Johar


March 15th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has given blockbusters like "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham", "Wake Up Sid" and "Agneepath", is hoping that the general budget Friday doesn't ... Read more...

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Shaan, Ronit to judge Big Star Young Entertainer Awards


March 9th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Singer Shaan, actor Ronit Roy and director Kabir Khan have been roped in to judge this year's Big Star Young Entertainer Awards.The jury panel also ... Read more...

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Emma Watson reveals that she can use a washing machine


February 24th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When it comes to doing the things that matters in the house, Harry Potter star Emma Watson has revealed that she enjoys them. The 21-year-old is ... Read more...

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Shekhar Suman to be back with ‘Movers & Shakers’


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Over a decade after tickling the funny bone of the audiences with "Movers & Shakers", Shekhar Suman is set to return with the entertaining celebrity chat ... Read more...

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Veena Malik doesn’t represent entire Pakistan: Ali Zafar


February 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Malik is controversy's favourite child but it would be unfair to judge the entire country on the basis of what she does ... Read more...

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Anil Mohile’s son regrets not being with him in his last hours (With Image)


February 6th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) The death of master-arranger Anil Mohile has plunged his family into grief and his son Amar regrets he was not near his father ... Read more...

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‘Discourage glamorisation of smoking’


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) If you stare hard enough at the screen during Katrina Kaif's item song in "Agneepath", you will see a statutory warning flashed at the bottom ... Read more...

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Ex-cop and brother jailed for running mafia in China


January 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) A court in China has sentenced a former police officer to 15 years in jail and his brother to 20 years and slapped them with ... Read more...

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Hackers attack US government websites over Megaupload raids


January 20th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) The US government and entertainment industry websites have been crippled after the "hacktivist" group Anonymous launched a series of cyber attacks in retaliation for the closure ... Read more...

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Indian cinema’s centenary celebrations to begin at Apsara awards


January 18th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The celebrations of 100 years of Indian cinema will be flagged off at the seventh edition of Chevrolet Apsara Awards at Mumbai's Yash Raj Studios ... Read more...

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Ireland courts Bollywood with money-back guarantee


January 15th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin (Ireland), Jan 15 (IANS) As it seeks to lure more tourists from India, Ireland is betting big on the $15 billion Indian media and entertainment industry to shoot ... Read more...

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Raza Murad to launch ‘Sarabjit Bachao Adolan’


January 1st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor Raza Murad, who has just returned from Amritsar, has decided to launch a campaign to rescue Sarabjit Singh, who has been sentenced to ... Read more...

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I’m most certainly not gay, says Jackie Shroff


December 13th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff dismisses reports that he gave an interview to a Pakistani website about his sexual preference and clarifies that he is not gay."Can ... Read more...

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Salman, Priyanka to jazz up BIG Star Entertainment Awards


December 5th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra are set to add glamour with their performances at the second edition of BIG Star Entertainment Awards.Conceptualised ... Read more...

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Entertainment tax on films may come down: Soni


November 24th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) Entertainment tax on films could come down as the union government is contemplating a less stringent tax structure under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) ... Read more...

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Dannii Minogue gets honorary doctorate


November 11th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Australian singer Dannii Minogue has been conferred with an honorary doctorate in recognition of her services to the entertainment industry."I'm honoured to receive this award, it ... Read more...

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