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Telugu actor Rajendra Prasad suffers stroke, condition stable (With Image)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Veteran Telugu actor Rajendra Prasad was Monday admitted to a hospital after he complained acute pain in the chest. He is now stable, a doctor said.He ... Read more...

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Karan Tacker prefers roles closer to his age


August 4th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) TV actor Karan Tacker, 26, is more comfortable playing roles closer to his age, and says he would not be okay with a 20-year leap in ... Read more...

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Indian men now spending time before mirror: Varun Bahl (With Image)


June 25th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) From being conscious about their wardrobe to following trends, Indian men folk have started taking care of their clothing, says designer Varun Bahl and ... Read more...

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Sperm donation is a good cause: Ranbir


June 20th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who enthralled the audiences with his performance in "Rockstar", feels that sperm donation is a good cause."Sperm donation is a good thing. ... Read more...

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It’s vacation time for Farhan Akhtar (Movie Snippets)


June 12th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar, who has been busy with his films and IIFA awards, is now in a holiday mood and says he is taking his ... Read more...

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‘Zindagi Na…’ sequel not necessary: Farhan Akhtar


June 11th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar, whose production "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" bagged nine awards at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards, says the movie's success doesn't ... Read more...

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For Pooja Bhatt, ‘Jism 2′ director-proof script (Movie Snippets)


June 10th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt says writing "Jism 2" was a satisfying for him, while his daughter Pooja Bhatt, who is directing it, calls it a "director-proof ... Read more...

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Ranbir, Rishi shake a leg at IIFA


June 10th, 2012 - 4:50 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 10 (IANS) Father-son duo Rishi and Ranbir Kapoor set the stage on fire here Saturday at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards by performing together ... Read more...

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Priyanka pays tribute to Rekha at IIFA


June 10th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 10 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra paid a heartwarming and thrilling tribute to yesteryear actress Rekha at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards Saturday by dancing ... Read more...

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Ranbir, Vidya win top IIFA honours


June 10th, 2012 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 10 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor and actress Vidya Balan walked away with top honours for their films "Rockstar" and "The Dirty Picture" respectively at the 13th ... Read more...

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Kamal Haasan to make Hollywood debut with Barrie Osborne


June 9th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) After earning popularity and critical acclaim in his native land, veteran Indian actor Kamal Haasan is ready to go international. He will make his Hollywood ... Read more...

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Great time for actresses in Indian cinema: Priyanka Chopra


June 9th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra admits that Indian cinema remains male- dominated but says changed perspectives towards female actors have helped current times become great times for actresses ... Read more...

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Filmmakers queue for Salman, but Sohail gets priority


June 9th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Family scored over business interests for Salman Khan, who gave his younger brother Sohail priority when a queue of filmmakers like Anees Bazmee, Sooraj Barjatya ... Read more...

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Hariharan, Uthup pay musical tribute to Indian cinema


June 9th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) Veteran singers Hariharan and Usha Uthup along with composer Lesle Lewis paid a humble tribute to 100 years of Indian cinema here Friday by recomposing ... Read more...

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Technicians should get recognition, says Zoya (IIFA Diary)


June 8th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) No film is possible without technicians, says Zoya Akhtar who is sad about these behind-scene people not getting recognition for their work."I hope all my ... Read more...

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Ravi Kishan in ‘Jhalak…’ because of daughter (Movie Snippets)


June 8th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Bhojpuri movie star Ravi Kishan, who is one of the participants on the fifth season of the dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa', says he ... Read more...

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Omi Vaidya to direct psychological thriller


June 8th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) Actor Omi Vaidya, popularly known as Chatur of "3 Idiots", is set to wield the megaphone for a psychological thriller and says he may act in ... Read more...

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I don’t look for stars, I look for talent: Kamal Haasan


June 8th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) Kamal Haasan's "Vishwaroopam" boasts of a young cast and the actor-filmmaker explains that he has roped them in because he was looking for talented people ... Read more...

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Anurag jealous of Dibakar Banerjee, says wife Kalki


June 7th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) He is known for making films on unconventional subjects, but Anurag Kashyap is jealous of fellow director Dibakar Banerjee for making a film like "Shanghai", says ... Read more...

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Abhay misses Khans, Bachchans at IIFA


June 7th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) The presence of the Khans and the Bachchans is being missed at the ongoing 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards, but actor Abhay Deol ... Read more...

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Time to take Indian cinema to global audience: Shabana


June 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) The Indian film industry completes 100 years in 2013 and veteran actress Shabana Azmi says it's time to take it on to the global platform and ... Read more...

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India taught me to share: Liv Ullmann


June 7th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) Legendary Norwegian actress Liv Ullmann is bowled over by the warmth she received from people in India and says that they taught her to share.Sharing one ... Read more...

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Filmmaking more challenging now: Sonu Sood


June 6th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Sonu Sood, who has been an active part of Hindi and southern language films in his over decade-long career, feels filmmaking has become a ... Read more...

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Working with new directors learning experience: Ritesh Sidhwani


June 5th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Ever since he has ventured into filmmaking, producer Ritesh Sidhwani has launched new directors like Reema Kagti and Abhinay Deo. He says working ... Read more...

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India’s young musicians ignoring traditional music: Prasoon Joshi (Interview)


June 4th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Lyricist Prasoon Joshi is impressed with the young crop of eager and innovative musicians but he feels that they are in too much of a ... Read more...

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Book on legendary Kannada actor Raj Kumar released


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jun 2 (IANS) A book showcasing life and times of late movie icon Dr. Raj Kumar, who had worked in more than 205 Kannada films and one of the ... Read more...

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Picking Bollywood dance like brushing teeth: Hazel Keech


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Bollywood's typical latkas and jhatkas aren't everyone's cup of tea. But for British-Indian actress Hazel Keech, who has grooved to an item number in ... Read more...

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Ghai celebrates Indian movie centenary with Cinema 100


June 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Subhash Ghai Friday launched Cinema 100 and said it is an initiative to celebrate in his own way the centenary of Indian movies and not a ... Read more...

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Priyanka’s tributes to Rekha, Shahid’s to southern songs


June 1st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) It will be time for some special tributes at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards ceremony this year. Actress Priyanka Chopra will perform to ... Read more...

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Rishi, Ranbir to perform together at IIFA?


June 1st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) He is the current heartthrob of the industry while his father rocked the Bollywood scene with his effervescence in the 1980s. And if the audience ... Read more...

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‘Shanghai’ best film, Dibakar best director: Kashyap


June 1st, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Filmmakers rarely applaud each other's work -- but Anurag Kashyap and Dibakar Banerjee are all praises for each other. After watching "Shanghai", Kashyap has declared it ... Read more...

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Rekha to be felicitated at IIFA


May 31st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Bollywood diva Rekha will be honoured for her achievements in Indian cinema at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards to be held in ... Read more...

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Randeep hopes to impress audience with ‘Jism 2′ (Movie Snippets)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Actor Randeep Hooda has been busy filming cosy scenes with Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone in Sri Lanka for "Jism 2", and wishes their chemistry ... Read more...

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Zohra Segal, Ramesh Sippy to get lifetime honours


May 29th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Veteran actress Zohra Segal, who turned 100 years old last month, and filmmaker Ramesh Sippy will be honoured for their outstanding contribution to Indian cinema ... Read more...

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Shaan wants to stop alcohol promotion in movies (Movie snippets)


May 28th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Singer Shaan feels that films these days are portraying alcohol and smoking as a very normal thing and he wants this trend to be discouraged."There ... Read more...

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