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‘Rockstar’ sweeps FICCI FRAMES awards


March 17th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali's "Rockstar" emerged a big winner scooping four awards, including best actor for Ranbir Kapoor, at the 2012 FICCI FRAMES Excellence Awards.The film, ... Read more...

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Star power keeps Bollywood afloat, Zoya Akhtar


March 16th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Bollywood director Zoya Akhtar believes that star power keeps the Hindi film industry alive."I think the star system works on a level. Apart from Hollywood, India ... Read more...

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For studios, filmmakers are mere caterers: Kashyap


March 16th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap believes that filmmakers have been reduced to mere caterers because it is the studios that decide the product."Instead of being filmmakers, we have become ... Read more...

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Ensure book’s soul not lost in moviemaking: Writers


March 15th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) To say a book is always better than a movie made out of it is a cliche but writers love this, author Amish Tripathi contended ... 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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Discovery launches network for children in India


March 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Mark Hollinger, president and CEO of Discovery Networks International, Wednesday announced the launch of its new network for children in India and said that the local ... Read more...

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‘Digital transmission in four metros from July’


March 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) the government is working towards the digitalisation of media and entertainment industry and digital transmission is most likely to start in July, Information and Broadcasting ... Read more...

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FICCI-FRAMES 2012 set to kick-off Wednesday (Curtain-raiser)


March 13th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Top names from the media and entertainment industry will attend the three-day global convention, FICCI-FRAMES 2012, which will be inaugurated by Information and Broadcasting Secretary ... Read more...

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FICCI Frames true meeting ground of minds: Karan Johar


March 12th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar is looking forward to the forthcoming FICCI Frames event where interesting sessions on topics like cinema and technology will be discussed at ... Read more...

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Media, entertainment industry grew 12 percent in 2011 to Rs.729 bn


March 11th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Strong growth in tier 2 cities, the continued march of regional media and the rapidly expanding new media business helped the media and entertainment ... Read more...

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Hollywood splash in Bollywood country! (2011 in Retrospect)


December 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Actors, singers, models, DJs -- 2011 saw a barrage of international celebrities like Tom Cruise, Lady Gaga, Shakira and Paris Hilton making inroads into ... Read more...

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Centre should do something to control piracy: Yash Chopra


December 15th, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) Legendary Filmmaker Yash Chopra Wednesday requested the central government to take steps to end the menace of piracy."Whenever a film releases, the first to get ... Read more...

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Conclave to develop cinema in east India


December 15th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) In a bid to promote and boost the entertainment industry in eastern India, FICCI Frames -- a media and entertainment business conclave -- was held ... Read more...

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Discussing Lokpal at Jantar Mantar unjustified: Gogoi


December 14th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Hitting out at Anna Hazare, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday said he saw no justification in discussing the Jan Lokpal Bill in Delhi's Jantar ... Read more...

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FICCI offers partnering Bengal in textiles, food processing


July 2nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) A delegation from industry lobby Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Saturday called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and proposed ... Read more...

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Toonz celebrates double win at FICCI awards


March 28th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 (IANS) Bosses at Technopark-based Toonz Animation India Pvt Ltd are on cloud nine after bagging two awards at the FICCI Frames 2011, an annual convention on the ... Read more...

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7Seas Entertainment bags FICCI-BAF 2011 award


March 26th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar 26(ANI-Business Wire India): 7Seas Entertainment Limited, a Hyderabad-based independent game development company, has bagged the prestigious FICCI-BAF (Best of Animation Frames) award for its 'The Dark Man' game under the ... Read more...

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Bollywood dominated FICCI FRAMES Conclave


March 26th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Even though the FICCI Frames Conclave is a convention of the business of the entertainment industry on the whole, the major focus of the three-day ... Read more...

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‘RA.One’ will change the genre of films: SRK


March 26th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his upcoming sci-fi superhero film "RA.One" is an attempt to create something that will change the genre of Indian ... Read more...

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Daggubati ‘embarrassed’ at rumours of dating Bipasha (Movie Snippets)


March 26th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Southern actor Rana Daggubati, who is set to make his Bollywood debut in "Dum Maaro Dum", has squashed rumours of a relationship with co-star ... Read more...

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Jackman’s ‘X-Men’ series inspired me to make ‘Ra.One’: SRK


March 25th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, a big fan of Hugh Jackman, Friday said the Australian star's "X-Men" series inspired him to make sci-fi superhero movie ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh, Hugh Jackman’s ‘Dhak Dhak’ moment


March 25th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) He is a true entertainer and never misses any opportunity to please his fans. Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Friday surprised everyone at an event ... Read more...

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Casting couch exists in Bollywood: Ranveer Singh


March 25th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh of "Band Baajaa Baraat" fame says the casting couch does exist in the Hindi film industry as small time casting directors and agents ... Read more...

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Content can stop Indian film industry’s flops: experts


March 25th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Flops, flops and more flops! The $2 billion Indian film industry is facing tough times with most movies falling flat at the box office. Experts ... Read more...

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Now easily download Yash Raj films from the net


March 25th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Yash Raj Films has given its whole library to a new venture between Intel and Hungama Digital Entertainment, which is making available a selection of famous ... Read more...

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Our misfortune that Dev saab is upset: Ramesh Sippy


March 24th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Dev Anand is upset with the makers of the forthcoming movie "Dum Maaro Dum" for using his cult song of the same title in it. ... Read more...

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‘My Name is Khan’ releasing in South Korea this week


March 24th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan starrer "My Name is Khan" has yet not exhausted exploring every possible market across the globe and its distributor, Fox Star Studios, ... Read more...

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India’s creative force remains sleeping tiger: James Murdoch


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) News Corp chief executive and media baron James Murdoch says Indians, with all their brains, are making major global contributions in a variety of areas but ... Read more...

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High time to digitise Indian film industry: Kamal Haasan


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Highly impressed by James Murdoch's insight on the Indian media scenario, southern superstar Kamal Haasan says that the $2 billion Indian film industry should understand its ... Read more...

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Must address problems of $2 bn Indian film industry: Experts


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Problems plaguing the $2 billion Indian film industry, apart from issues such as promotion of cinema and the advent of digitisation, were in sharp focus ... Read more...

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India’s media, entertainment sector now a $14.5 bn industry (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Indian media and entertainment industry logged an 11-percent growth in 2010 to touch $14.5 billion (Rs.652 billion) and is projected to expand at a ... Read more...

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Media, entertainment industry records 11 percent growth


March 21st, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Indian media and entertainment (M&E;) industry registered a growth of 11 percent over 2009 and touched Rs.652 billion in 2010, according to a FICCI-KPMG ... Read more...

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Aishwarya to honour Hugh Jackman (Lead, changing dateline)


March 18th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai will present a memento to Hollywood star Hugh Jackman at the FICCI-FRAMES 2011 annual convention on the business aspects of the ... Read more...

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Aishwarya to honour Hugh Jackman at FICCI Frames


March 18th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai will present a memento to Hollywood star Hugh Jackman at the FICCI-FRAMES 2011 annual global convention on the business aspects ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host Australian film fest annually


January 31st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) A five-day Australian Film Festival of India (AFFI) will be held in Mumbai in March and is set to become an annual affair soon.The film festival will be ... Read more...

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