film and tv

Crime is the next big space on TV: Ekta Kapoor


September 7th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) She started the trend of saas-bahu sagas on the small screen and film and TV producer Ekta Kapoor believes that the next big thing ... Read more...

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Actress Lupe Ontiveros dies


July 28th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, July 28 (IANS/EFE) Veteran film and television actress Lupe Ontiveros has died, actor Jacob Vargas who appeared with her in the film "Selena" said Friday. She was 69.""My ... Read more...

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Hollywood trivializes menstruation?


July 13th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Hollywood culture trivializes menstruation, raising concerns about whether it is frightening girls into believing the experience is worse than the reality, according to a study.Researcher Lauren ... Read more...

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Pray for Dara Singh, says Dharmendra


July 10th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Actor Dharmendra, who visited hospitalised wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh whose condition is very critical, asked people to pray for his recovery."He is my darling brother. Let's ... Read more...

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How much more tax, ask upset Bollywood actors


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) The government's decision to levy 12 percent service tax on film and TV actors has left many fuming. While veteran actress Hema Malini feels it ... Read more...

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‘The Muppets’ sequel in process?


March 5th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angles, March 5 (IANS) Disney movie executives might bring "The Muppets" back for a sequel after scoring a gold at the Oscars.The family movie, starring Jason Segel and Amy ... 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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Vidya bags best actress for ‘The Dirty Picture’


December 30th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor's "The Dirty Picture" has been named best picture, while Vidya Balan has been adjudged best actress for the same film at The ... Read more...

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Film and TV institute students meet Soni


September 17th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Students of Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) Friday met union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni and placed their demands for a full ... Read more...

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Holidays? Not for students who would rather intern


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Once a time for relaxing after exams, summer vacations are increasingly about work for many college students who put their holidays to productive use by ... Read more...

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Characters like Mogambo, Gabbar are no longer created: Kiran Kumar


March 13th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) He impressed one and all as the vicious Lothiya Pathan in the 1988 blockbuster "Tezaab", and actor Kiran Kumar, son of late character actor Jeevan, ... Read more...

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Kerala’s Attukala Pongala festival sees 3.5 mn women


February 19th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 19 (IANS) Over 3.5 million women, dressed in brand new clothes and carrying cooking implements, Saturday assembled at this Kerala capital to prepare the offering as part of the famed ... Read more...

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Johny Depp ‘wants Brad Pitt for ‘The Lone Ranger’ remake’


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 02 (ANI): Johny Depp apparently wants Brad Pitt for the lead role in 'The Lone Ranger' remake.Depp picked Pitt's name in the mix to play the lead role ... Read more...

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Batman 3 movie title revealed


October 28th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 28 (ANI): 'The Dark Knight Rises' is the title of the next Batman sequel.Distributor Warner Bros confirmed the name for director Christopher Nolan's third adventure about the DC Comics vigilante ... Read more...

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Amitabh’s ‘KBC 2010′ beats all in TRP race


October 12th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Bollywood's Big B, Amitabh Bachchan, is the biggest on the small screen - so indicate the ratings of the debut episode of the fourth season of ... Read more...

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Haryana to set up film promotion board


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 2 (IANS) The Haryana government proposes to set up a film promotion board to promote films on Haryanvi culture, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here Saturday.Hooda made the announcement ... Read more...

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National Award Winner ‘Putani Party’ Is About Children Rights


September 18th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kannada film "Putani Party' (The kid Gang), which has won the National award for best children film, is about the children rights. The movie was made in ... Read more...

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Lopez to get $12 mn for judging ‘American Idol’


September 14th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lopez has reportedly clinched a $12 million deal to be a judge on "American Idol". The singer-actress has been in negotiation with the show bosses about ... Read more...

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MGM Join Hands With Lovefilm in UK


August 28th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Lovefilm, the UK based video-on-demand film and TV subscription service provider, has entered in to a major deal with the US's lion Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer for a multi-year ... Read more...

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Tobacco companies may be using YouTube to market products


August 26th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A survey has suggested that tobacco companies may be using web 2.0 media, such as YouTube, to market their products to young people.Even though tobacco companies have denied ... Read more...

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Latest ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ flick chosen for Royal Film Performance


August 18th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): 'The Voyage of the Dawn Treader'- the latest instalment in the Chronicles of Narnia series has been chosen for this year's Royal Film Performance.The world premiere of the ... Read more...

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UK students can now pursue a BA course in ‘Harry Potter’!


August 10th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Brit students at one of UK's top universities can take a course in 'Harry Potter' from September 2011.Durham University is offering the module in its BA Education ... Read more...

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Arnie appoints Geena Davis to California women’s equality panel


July 21st, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Action star-turned-California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has appointed actress Geena Davis to a state commission established to promote women's equality.The 'Thelma and Louise' star, a Democrat, was ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys parts ways with long-time manager


July 20th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Alicia Keys has apparently parted ways with her long time manger in order to take complete control of her career.The R&B singer has worked with Jeff Robinson since ... Read more...

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I was merely a fortunate bystander: Big B on KBC (Interview)


July 9th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, who is set to host "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) for the third time, refuses to take credit for turning the ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan Speaks On His Return To ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’


July 9th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): You are back on "Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC) though on a different channel this time. What made you agree to host the show for a ... Read more...

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PNC’s FATSO Selected For 13th Shanghai International Film Festival


May 28th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After receiving several awards for their films at top international festivals in recent months, Pritish Nandy Communication's forthcoming film FATSO has been officially selected for Spectrum ... Read more...

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Australian film fest comes to capital


May 26th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) "The Dish", "Lantana", "Ten Canoes" and many more films will be showcased at the two-day Australian Film Festival that begins in the capital June 5. To be ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into Malayalam actor’s death


April 28th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) Police have been ordered to probe the death of popular Malayalam film and TV actor Sreenath, Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said Wednesday."I have forwarded the request from ... Read more...

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Family suspects foul play in actor Sreenath’s death


April 25th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 25 (IANS) A day after the funeral of popular Malayalam film and TV actor Sreenath, his family Sunday said they suspect foul play in his death and will approach ... Read more...

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Malayalam actor Sreenath found dead in hotel room


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kothamangalam (Kerala), April 23 (IANS) Popular Malayalam film and TV actor Sreenath was found dead in a hotel room in this Kerala town Friday morning, police said. His body was discovered by the ... Read more...

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Mohd Asif facing case over bounced cheque to estranged girlfriend Veena


April 13th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.13 (ANI): Controversial Pakistan speedster Muhammed Asif is in for trouble as a local court here has asked the concerned authorities to register a case against him on the plea of ... Read more...

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Pakistan Cricket Board lenient about Asif’s TV appearance


April 12th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 12(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has taken a lenient view of fast bowler Mohammad Asif's repeated television appearance, despite the board's strict code of conduct, which bars centrally contracted ... Read more...

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Scotland to be promoted as a film location to Bollywood


March 27th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): It has emerged that Scotland has plans afoot to promote itself to Indian film production companies as a good filming location.A report revealed that in a bid to ... Read more...

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I supported Asif ‘emotionally’, ‘financially’, want my money back: Veena Malik


March 9th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.9 (ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif's estranged girl friend Veena Malik, a noted film and TV actress, has claimed that she had supported Asif both 'emotionally' and 'financially' during his ... Read more...

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