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Making commercial films not Saurabh Shukla’s forte


September 13th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) As an actor, Saurabh Shukla has carved a niche for himself in commercial cinema, but when it comes to making films, he chooses to helm ... Read more...

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Chandrababu Naidu’s family assets down to Rs.35 crore


September 13th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu's family assets have come down from about Rs.40 crore last year to Rs.35.59 crore this year.The former ... Read more...

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‘Rambo’, a complete entertainer (Kannada Movie Review)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rambo"; Cast: Sharan, Madhuri, Tabala Naani, Rangayana Raghu, Sadhu Kokila, Umashri, M.S. Umesh and others; Screenplaywriter-Director: Srinath; Producer: Atlanta Nagendra and Sharan; Composer: Arjun Janya; Camera: S. Krishna; Rating: *** ... Read more...

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Five women rescued from Goa ‘massage parlour’


September 7th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) Five women were Thursday rescued from a massage parlour in Goa's Porvorim where they were made to provide sexual services to patrons and a Marathi film ... Read more...

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Stormy start to Delhi assembly monsoon session


September 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Delhi assembly witnessed sloganeering, ruckus, adjournments and a walkout on the first day of its monsoon session with the BJP demanding the ... Read more...

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Ajay Devgn agrees to cut objectionable dialogue from ‘Son of Sardar’


September 4th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 3 (IANS) Film actor and producer Ajay Devgn Monday agreed to remove the objectionable dialogues and scenes from his film "Son of Sardar" before releasing it.The actor made ... Read more...

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Shatrughan’s first public outing with Sonakshi post-surgery (Movie Snippets)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha made his first public appearance ever since his bypass surgery when his daughter Sonakshi took him out to watch a ... Read more...

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70 cms tall actor aims at second Guinness entry


August 24th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) What if he is just 70 cms tall? Southern film actor Ajayan, who made it to the Guinness World Records in 2008, now aims at another ... Read more...

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Jaya Bachchan, Shinde trade words in Rajya Sabha


August 9th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday found himself on the backfoot during a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the violence in Assam when he told ... Read more...

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Prominent citizens appeal to Team Anna to call off fast (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) With fasting Team Anna members' condition deteriorating, more than 20 prominent citizens, including former army chief V.K. Singh, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi ... Read more...

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Shashi Kapoor undergoes cataract surgery


July 20th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor has undergone cataract surgery and is doing fine, a doctor said here Friday."He underwent cataract surgery. It was done at the Kokilaben ... Read more...

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Dara Singh among top five trends on Twitter


July 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh's demise has been the most talked about topic on Twitter Thursday and it featured among top five trends on the microblogging site.As ... Read more...

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I’ll remain with TDP till my last breath: Junior NTR


July 9th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) Popular Telugu film actor Junior NTR Monday ruled out leaving Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and also denied any differences within the family."As far as I am ... Read more...

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Prosenjit was reluctant to do ‘Shanghai’ (Movie Snippets)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee, who played Dr. Ahmadi, a social activist, in Dibakar Banerjee's "Shanghai", says initially he was reluctant to feature in a Hindi ... Read more...

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Kerala plans to insert chips in sandalwood trees


June 12th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) Kerala Forest Minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar Tuesday informed the state assembly that plans are being worked out to insert microchips in sandalwood trees at Marayur, the ... Read more...

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I’m not going back to TV: Prachi Desai


May 12th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Actress Prachi Desai, who began her acting journey with popular TV serial "Kasamh Se", says she has bid adieu to the small screen for ... Read more...

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Benegal, Madhuri bag Raj Kapoor awards


April 21st, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood veterans, director Shyam Benegal and actress Madhuri Dixit will receive this year's Raj Kapoor awards constituted by the Maharashtra government, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan announced ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi actor’s son stabbed to death


March 13th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) The eldest son of a Bangladeshi film actor was Tuesday stabbed to death by his youngest brother here.The victim was identified as A.T.M. Kamruzzaman Kabir, 35, ... Read more...

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Madhuri unveils her wax statue in London


March 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit, known for her million-dollar smile, was "thrilled" to unveil her wax statue at the Madame Tussauds museum here Wednesday.The 44-year-old is ... Read more...

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CBI probe against Naidu suspended for now (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu Tuesday received some respite as the Andhra Pradesh High Court temporarily suspended ... Read more...

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Mohanlal and Azhikode patch up


December 11th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur, Dec 11 (IANS) The curtain has come down on the tiff between veteran Malayalam writer and orator Sukumar Azhikode and Malayalam superstar Mohanlal, with both of them speaking over ... Read more...

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Dhanush much more than ‘Kolaveri’ song: Abhishek


December 6th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Hindi film actor Abhishek Bachchan feels that it is unfair that people associate Tamil star Dhanush, who has an impressive body of work, just with ... Read more...

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Punjab village mourns its son who never returned


December 4th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pathankot (Punjab), Dec 4 (IANS) The nondescript village of Gharota in Punjab's newest district of Pathankot has never forgotten its most famous resident - legendary film actor Dev Anand.It is ... Read more...

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Court orders CBI probe into Chandrababu Naidu’s assets


November 14th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday ordered preliminary investigations by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and other agencies into the assets of former chief minister ... Read more...

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‘I want to do a film on Netaji’


November 9th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) Tamil film actor Sharath Kumar wants to produce and direct a film based on the life of noted freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose."I think Netaji's ... Read more...

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Something ‘un-French’ about this Frenchman


October 20th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor, writer and director Martin Provost, whose film "The Long Falling" is being screened at the Mumbai Film Festival, is not your typical Frenchman.His heart beats ... Read more...

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Chayanne releases cover version of classic song


September 29th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 29 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican pop star Chayanne has released a cover version of iconic Mexican singer and actor Pedro Infante's classic hit "Amorcito corazon" and the new track ... Read more...

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As India borrows Pakistani romance, one man recasts himself


September 16th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) From hero to villain to out-of-work film actor to TV star, Mohnish Behl has had a long checkered journey in showbiz. But in his twilight years, ... Read more...

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NTR’s actor son ready to contest elections


September 11th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N.T. Rama Rao's son and popular Telugu film actor N. Balakrishna Sunday confirmed he would contest the next assembly elections.Balakrishna would ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav asks Hazare supporters to be civil


August 27th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav Saturday took a dig at some of Anna Hazare's supporters and associates, amidst roars of laughter from MPs ... Read more...

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Fans give makeover to school that Rajinikanth attended


August 26th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 26 (IANS) Fans and friends of Rajinikanth have decided to give a makeover to the Model Primary School, in which the Tamil superstar studied five decades ago.The Government ... Read more...

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John breaks ‘anti-graft handi’ in Hazare’s support


August 22nd, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Actor John Abraham Monday expressed his support for Anna Hazare's anti-graft stir by breaking a special dahi handi named 'Anti Corruption Handi' with his forehead."I ... Read more...

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‘Paschim Banga’ invokes mixed response in Kolkata


August 19th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government's decision Friday to rechristen the state as 'Paschim Banga' has evoked a mixed response among the city intellectuals with a majority of ... Read more...

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I’m the only hero to fly a F-16: Shahid Kapur


July 12th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapur, who had the rare experience of flying multirole jet fighter aircraft F-16 to adapt traits of a fighter pilot for his forthcoming ... Read more...

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Railway ministry to stay with Trinamool: Mamata


July 8th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday said her party will retain the railway ministry."My party, being an ally of the ... Read more...

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