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Artists, buyers fondly remember Husain a year after his death (With image)


June 9th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, the "Picasso" of Indian art, ended his run as an iconic artist at the age of 95 in London a year ago ... Read more...

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A mega tribute to M.F. Husain planned in capital (With Image)


June 25th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Artists, performers, art protagonists and culture volunteers from across the country will converge in the capital July 2 to celebrate the life and times of ... Read more...

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Agra businessman to immortalise Husain with museum


June 12th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 12 (IANS) The Taj city will host a museum of Maqbool Fida Husain's art works and mementoes related to him, thanks to a Mumbai-based business tycoon who hails ... Read more...

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Indian artist M.F. Husain dies in London (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, the Indian who rose from painting cinema hoardings to one of the world's most celebrated artists, died in a London hospital early ... Read more...

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Husain, Raza highlights of Sotheby’s Asian art sale


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain's "The Sixth Seal" and Syed Haider Raza's oil composition "Rue Des Fosses St Jaques" are the highlights of Sotheby's South Asian modern ... Read more...

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Shahid completes eight years in Bollywood, thanks fans (Movie Snippets)


May 9th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor, who completed eight years in tinsel town Monday, thanked his fans for their love and support. He describes his journey as "a hell ... Read more...

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Don’t call Chitrangada my muse: Sudhir Mishra (Movie Snippets) (Lead)


January 17th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra gets upset when people refer to his discovery Chitrangada Singh as his muse. "I don't like these words. My name is not Maqbool ... Read more...

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Chitrangada not my muse, asserts Sudhir Mishra (Movie Snippets)


January 17th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Sudhir Mishra is miffed. The filmmaker is losing his mind with the oft repeated buzz that his discovery Chitrangada Singh is his muse. "I don't like ... Read more...

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Two of M.F. Husain’s works feature in Doha auction


December 1st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Two artistic interpretations of calligraphy by Maqbool Fida Husain, "Allah" and "Al Qaf", will feature at the Sotheby's "Hurouf: The Art of the World" auction in Doha ... Read more...

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Shabana ‘fida’ on Hrithik’s performance in ‘Guzaarish’


November 20th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi is completely sold out on Hrithik Roshan's performance in "Guzaarish". She says she would have loved to have a son ... Read more...

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Return of modern masters at Sotheby’s India Art Auction


June 8th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Masters of modern art are set to grab the limelight at Sotheby's India Art Auction in London next week. Twelve rare figurative compositions by Nobel laureate Rabindranath ... Read more...

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Botanical experts to save a rare Chinese tree species from extinction in Kashmir


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, April 22 (ANI): Botanical experts and Floriculture department in Jammu and Kashmir state have undertaken plantation of a rare Chinese tree in Srinagar to save it from extinction.Ginkgo-biloba, a ... Read more...

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Celebrities look forward to their own films in 2010


January 1st, 2010 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) Quite a few interesting films are lined up for release early 2010. Be it director Sajid Khan, Sirish Kunder or Ken Ghosh, they are all ... Read more...

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Shahid to lose muscular look


December 3rd, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shahid Kapoor has to go the Aamir Khan way now. After Aamir had to get rid of his Ghajini eight-pack look for his role in 3 Idiots, it is now Shahid's ... Read more...

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Neil Mukesh, Rishi Kapoor, Hema Malini reunite after 21 years


September 15th, 2009 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Neil Nitin Mukesh was seen as a child actor in the 1988 film "Vijay", which also featured Rishi Kapoor and Hema Malini. The trio is ... Read more...

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We have re-shot portions of ‘Milenge Milenge’: Satish Kaushik


May 7th, 2009 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) The producer of "Milenge Milenge" is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that his film, which features Kareena Kapoor and Shahid Kapur and ... Read more...

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I would like to work with Kareena again: Shahid Kapur


February 6th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Shahid Kapur says he doesn't mind working with ex-girlfriend Kareena Kapoor if a filmmaker wanted him to.“I would like to work with her again. I feel that as ... Read more...

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Working with Rani was a great learning experience: Shahid Kapoor


January 18th, 2009 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Bollywood's boy-next-door Shahid Kapoor, who is working on his first film under the Yash Raj banner, is all praise for his co-star in the film, Rani Mukerji."I'm ... Read more...

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At 93, M.F. Husain turns poet


August 5th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Aug 5 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, India's most famous painter, has been writing poems and has built up a collection that should send Indian publishers queuing up ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain set to return to India (Lead)


July 22nd, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 22 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, independent India's only artist in exile, says he will return home as soon as he has finished his current series of paintings. ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain says he is returning to India


July 22nd, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 22 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, India's best-known artist, is returning home from the exile he was forced into by people protesting his nude depiction of Hindu goddesses. ... Read more...

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Subodh Gupta joins million-dollar league with Christie’s sale


June 13th, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Artist Subodh Gupta, known as New Delhi's Damien Hirst, has moved into the record making million dollar bracket alongside Francis Newton Souza and Tyeb Mehta with the sale ... Read more...

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Souza, Mehta top Christie’s Indian modern art sale


June 12th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Works of Francis Newton Souza and Tyeb Mehta were the highlights of the Christie's sale of contemporary Indian art here, which also included works from Tina Ambani's Mumbai-based ... Read more...

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Court verdict should bring Husain home, says son


May 8th, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The son is waiting for his father to come home. With the Delhi High Court Thursday dismissing three of six disputes against M.F. Husain, son Shamshad is ... Read more...

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Shahid Kapur to sport long hair, six-pack abs


April 29th, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Emulating Shah Rukh Khan, actor Shahid Kapur is growing his hair and going for six-pack abs for his upcoming project, a musical to be directed by Ken Ghosh. ... Read more...

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Indian artists can live on art alone as market booms


April 28th, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by admin
(Feature) By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Artist Abani Sen, one of the earliest modern masters, was more popular as 'mastermoshai', or teacher, than as an artist. His home was crammed with ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia oil major to hike refining capacity


February 25th, 2008 - 11:31 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, Feb 25 (IANS) Saudi Arabian oil major Aramco is to expand its refining capacity to 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) mainly to meet domestic demand for automobile fuel and other ... Read more...

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Husain joins million-dollar club


February 25th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain's oil painting "Tribute to Hashmi", a homage to slain theatre activist Safdar Hashmi painted in 1989, has set a milestone for the celebrated artist ... Read more...

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New generation of artists must take art seriously: S.H. Raza


February 20th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by admin
(Interview) By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Age may have etched itself in fine lines on the face of 86-year-old Syed Haider Raza, dubbed the living legend of Indian art, but ... Read more...

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Pakistani Citizenship Act discriminatory against women


December 20th, 2007 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 20 (ANI): The Federal Shariat Court has declared that the Pakistani Citizenship Act, 1951, to be discriminatory against women and asked President Pervez Musharraf to amend it within six months. The ... Read more...

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