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Actor’s complaint on film award has no merit: Cinema minister


July 24th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) National award-winning actor Salim Kumar has filed a complaint that his documentary "Pokkali" was not even screened for the jury of Kerala State Film Awards ... Read more...

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Dileep, Swetha Menon win top honours at Kerala film awards


July 19th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) Popular actor Dileep Thursday won the best actor award at the Kerala State Film Awards, his first, for his role in "Velaripravinte Changathi", while Swetha Menon ... Read more...

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Soumitra, Mithun to be honoured by West Bengal government


July 18th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Veteran actors Soumitra Chatterjee, Mithun Chakraborty and Supriya Devi will be among 43 film personalities who will be honoured by the West Bengal government July ... Read more...

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Cyrus, Hemsworth married?


June 30th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Australian actor Liam Hemsworth set tongues wagging after he he accidentally let slip that he and his fiancee singer Miley Cyrus are married.Hemsworth was ... Read more...

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Writer Nora Ephron passes away


June 27th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 27 (IANS) Writer Nora Ephron, screenplay writer of hit movies like "Sleepless In Seattle" and "When Harry Met Sally", has died after battling health issues. She was ... Read more...

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India doesn’t make too many films for children: Revathy


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Actress Revathy, who has won a national award for her short film "Red Building Where The Sun Sets" that shows how fights between parents affect ... Read more...

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‘The Iron Lady’-a perfect Streep show (IANS Movie Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Iron Lady"; Cast: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant; Director: Phyllida Lloyd; Rating: ****The test of democracy is when a woman has as much right to a position ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins top honours at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) The black-and-white silent movie "The Artist" swept away top honours at the Orange British Academy Film Awards - it was was named the year's best film, ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wins best actress trophy at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep won the best actress trophy for playing former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" at the the Orange British Academy ... Read more...

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Clooney gets challenged for wrestling match


February 7th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Actor George Clooney has been challenged for a wrestling match by Muppet character Miss Piggy at the British Academy of Film and Telivision Arts (BAFTA) Awards ... Read more...

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A documentary to be made on singer Yesudas


February 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 4 (IANS) A short film on veteran singer K.J.Yesudas' achievements will be made by television channel Kairali TV, former education minister M.A.Baby said here Saturday.Announcing that a musical ... Read more...

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Hindi film awards for social causes


October 30th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) Acknowledging the huge impact of cinema on India's socio-cultural life, a civil society organisation working in various fields of social concern here Sunday announced it would ... Read more...

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Oldman, Theron to be honoured at Gotham film awards


September 24th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Veteran actor Gary Oldman and actress Charlize Theron are to receive top honours at the 21st annual Gotham Independent Film Awards.Dailystar.co.uk reports that they will ... Read more...

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Acting to continue, says Kerala minister


May 22nd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 (IANS) Film actor-turned-politician and Kerala Forest Minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar said Sunday that being in office will not be a hindrance to his acting career."One can term ... Read more...

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‘Adaminte Makan Abu’ wins top honours at Kerala state awards


May 22nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 (IANS) Malayalam film "Adaminte Makan Abu", which got four National Awards last week, won four Kerala state film awards including for the best film and best actor.The ... Read more...

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UAE films honoured at New York festival


April 16th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 16 (IANS/WAM) Short films and documentaries produced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been honoured at the New York Festival's International Television and Film Awards.The UAE ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ star Tom Felton wants to be a Bond baddie


March 29th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Tom Felton, who plays Draco in the 'Harry Potter' films, has revealed that his dream role is to play a baddie in a James Bond flick.Just as it ... Read more...

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Film on Tagore to be made soon


March 27th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) A film on Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's life is to be made soon. In the year of the poet's 150th birth anniversary, director Sangeeta Datta plans ... Read more...

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First Bhojpuri film to be screened during Bihar Divas


March 17th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 17 (IANS) "Ganga Maiya Tohe Piyari Chadaebo", the first Bhojpuri film released almost 50 years ago, will be screened here as a part of the 99th Bihar Divas ... Read more...

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Colin Firth bags ‘Actor Of The Year’ gong at London Critics’ Circle Film Awards


February 11th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Colin Firth has been honoured with 'Actor Of The Year' gong for 'The King's Speech' at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards.The period drama picked up three ... Read more...

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Sir Christopher Lee To Recceive BAFTA Honor


February 10th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Notable actor Christopher Lee, who has Guinness book world record for most film acting roles will be rewarded with prestigious BAFTA Fellowship at the Academy Film ... Read more...

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Garfield bags best actor gong at Evening Standard awards


February 8th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Hollywood newcomer Andrew Garfield bagged the best actor prize at the Evening Standard film awards.Garfield was honoured for his roles in 'The Social Network' and 'Never Let Me ... Read more...

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Harry Potter franchise to be honoured at this year’s BAFTA awards


February 4th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 04 (ANI): The Harry Potter movies will be honoured at this year's BAFTA awards with an outstanding British contribution to cinema prize, it has emerged.According to the organizers, Potter author ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg’ sweeps Mirchi Music Awards


January 28th, 2011 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) In this award season, only the film awards were not enough for actor Salman Khan starrer "Dabangg", its music also swept the Mirchi Music Awards ... Read more...

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‘Tamil Movie, ‘Villu’, To Be Remade In Telugu Titled ‘Yama Kantri’


January 25th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
‘Villu’ was a Tamil movie that released in 2009 and was directed by Prabhu Deva, with the movie having the Tamil superstars, Vijay and Nayantara, as the protagonists. It is ... Read more...

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Squad Of ‘The Social Network’ Functions On A Fresh Project, ‘Sex On The Moon’, Based On …


January 19th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
‘The Social Network’ is a much-admired film anchored in the foundation of Facebook, which is the unbelievably popular social networking site that has garnered millions of members globally. TSN has ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’, ‘Black Swan’ lead BAFTAs nominations


January 9th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): 'The King's Speech' and 'Black Swan' have earned 15 nominations each for 2011 British Academy Film Awards.Both films will compete in the Best Film and Best Director categories, ... Read more...

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SRK, Priyanka Chopra And Shahid Kapoor Dance In Durban


January 6th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood biggies Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Shahid Kapoor will be seen in the South African city of Durban, this weekend, matching steps to some of their Hindi film ... Read more...

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Gareth Edwards to direct ‘Godzilla’ remake


January 5th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) British director Gareth Edwards has been roped in to direct the new "Godzilla" movie."Godzilla" would be Edwards' second film - he wrote and directed low-budget sci-fi "Monsters," for ... Read more...

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Mammootty, Mohanlal bag Asianet film awards yet again


January 1st, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 1 (IANS) Malayalam superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal, who have dominated the Kerala film scene ever since they debuted over 30 years ago, have bagged the top honours at the 13th ... Read more...

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India-Canada ties to see boost in 2011


December 27th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 27 (IANS) It will be a big year for India in Canada in 2011. A nuclear deal signed during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit here in June, ... Read more...

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Carey Mulligan’s ‘obsessive’ preparation for ‘The Great Gatsby’


December 7th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Carey Mulligan has been 'obsessively reading' 'The Great Gatsby' to prepare for her role in Baz Luhrmann's film version.The British actress, who will portray Daisy Buchanan in the ... Read more...

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Colin Firth ‘King’s Speech’ sweeps the British Independent Film Awards


December 6th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Colin Firth's latest film 'The King's Speech' swept the British Independent Film Awards by winning five gongs.The film, telling the story of George VI's battle to overcome his ... Read more...

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Liquor baron to give away short film awards at IFFI


November 29th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Business and liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya will give away the best short film awards, including an environment film award, at the 41st International Film Festival of India's ... Read more...

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Sizzling Telugu Actor Allu Arjun Gets Engaged


November 27th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a move that can break the heart of his thousands of fans across South Indian, gorgeous Telugu actor Allu Arjun got engaged to Sneha Reddy. ... Read more...

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