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Kim Jong-il loved Rambo, Godzilla movies


December 19th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-il who passed away Saturday was a huge film buff and his most favourite Hollywood movies were "Rambo" and "Godzilla".A list of ... Read more...

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Mamata calls up Buddha with invite for film fest


November 10th, 2011 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) Breaking the ice after three years, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday personally called up her predecessor and arch-foe Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to invite him ... Read more...

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Mom bails out Shilpa’s Indo-Chinese film


August 12th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Furious with the lack of funds, progress and initiative and determined to complete and release what she considers a remarkable work of cinema, Shilpa Shetty's ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan: Down The Memory Lane With Favorite Childhood Flicks


January 17th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood star Aamir Khan who has the nation at his feet each time any of his flick is released is also quite a film buff himself. The perfectionist star is ... Read more...

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B.R. Chopra was Nostradamus of Indian film industry: Biographer


November 28th, 2010 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) B.R. Chopra could well be called the Nostradamus of Bollywood. He dwelt on issues like capital punishment long before there was a debate on it and ... Read more...

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Mugdha’s Having Sleepless Nights!


November 9th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 9, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Dusky actress Mugdha Godse will next be seen in comic caper 'Will you marry me?'. The actress was so busy with the the film that she ... Read more...

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1928 Chaplin film shows woman using mobile phone


October 27th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) A Charlie Chaplin film clip showing a woman using a mobile phone has left viewers stumped.The baffling scene is found in the extras section of Charlie Chaplin's 1928 ... Read more...

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“After Watching A Film Like Udaan I Conclude That We Cannot Make Films The Way Newcomers Do Today”: Anurag Kashyap


July 13th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Anurag Kashyap, who has produced Udaan, directed by Vikramaditya Motwane tells Jyothi Venkatesh that after watching a film like Udaan, he has come to the conclusion ... Read more...

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Tamil Comedian Vivek To Debut In Malayalam Films


June 26th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Padma Shri Award winner, Tamil comedy actor, Vivek is going to debut in Mollywood as a hero. The comedian will be playing the lead role ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth Praises Manirathnam’s ‘Raavanan’


June 21st, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): An avid film buff by nature, Rajnikanth makes sure that he doesn't miss any of the films. Indeed, he happened to be one of those ... Read more...

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Chocolate boy to desi Corleone, Kapoor scion grows up


June 10th, 2010 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) He is being dubbed as the true Kapoor scion post- "Raajneeti". After playing a chocolate boy, a spoilt brat and a salesman, Ranbir Kapoor ... Read more...

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Playboy Baron saves Hollywood, again


April 27th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg can now take a relief breath thanks to playboy tycoon Hugh Hefner. The actor- director duo had been trying to save ... Read more...

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Priyadarshan plans film on AIDS with Aamir Khan


December 4th, 2009 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) After the warm reception to his just released "De Dana Dan", Priyadarshan plans to make a film on AIDS with Aamir Khan in ... Read more...

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Priyadarshan Falls For Mass Appeal


December 3rd, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaCritical appreciation be damned! Priyadarshan wants to make films for the masses. Even if it's about the construction mafia (Khatta Meetha with Akshay Kumar and Trisha) or the ... Read more...

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Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman inaugurates 40th International Film Festival of India


November 24th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Panaji, Nov 24 (ANI): Veteran Bollywood actress Waheeda Rehman inaugurated the 40th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) by lighting the lamp at a glittering function here on ... Read more...

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Waheeda Rehman inaugurates 40th international film fest


November 23rd, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Legendary actress Waheeda Rehman inaugurated the 40th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here Monday by lighting the lamp at a glittering function here. ... Read more...

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Shashi Kapoor to get lifetime award at Mumbai fest


August 27th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Yesteryears actor Shashi Kapoor, who enthralled cinegoers with his performances in blockbusters like "Deewar" and "Namak Halal", will be honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the ... Read more...

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Sindhanai Sei- Finely inspired from ‘Johnny Gaddaar’


August 1st, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Production- RMA Factory Direction- Yuvan Star-casts- Yuvan, Madhu Sharma, Shesanth, Nitish Kumar, Shabi, "Kadhal' Dandapani, Mayilsamy and others. Music- Thamman Well, if you're voracious film buff, and have watched almost all the far-famed flicks, "Sindhanai Sei' ... Read more...

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This day in history 21 May 2009


May 21st, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
This day in history 21 May 20091971 - Aditya Chopra born 21 May 1971 is an Indian film director, writer and producer. Yash Chopra's eldest son, Aditya Chopra, has been the torchbearer ... Read more...

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Amu gets a welcome treat


May 19th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood newlyweds Amrita arora and Shakeel was recently got back from their honeymoon to various locales of Europe, came across a fun filled experience, just when our lovely couple thought that ... Read more...

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I have seen ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ 15 times: Dikshit


April 28th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday confessed her craze for producer-director Yash Chopra's Hindi movies, telling a business gathering here that she had viewed the superhit "Dilwale ... Read more...

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I dont need a stress buster: Sheila Dikshit


November 26th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) It is 10.30 a.m. on a sunny winter morning and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's residence is teeming with people - an aged well wisher with a ... Read more...

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Ticket seekers in midnight brawl (Political Prattle)


November 6th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) It was a sight to see though few could as it came in the middle of the night -- dejected ticket-seekers indulging in a free-for-all at the ... Read more...

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‘Khamoshi’ to be remade in Hollywood with Jennifer Aniston


August 10th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Director Asit Sen's 1969 classic "Khamoshi" is being remade in Hollywood by Los Angeles-based restaurateur Sanjay Patel who has roped in Jennifer Aniston to essay ... Read more...

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Tania Zaetta signs action movie


August 3rd, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 3 (ANI): Bollywood actress Tania Zaetta will star in Geelong''s most expensive and ambitious independent film, The Ninja.The film is directed by film buff Rob Baard, who says he ... Read more...

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Ticket price hike at Osian’s fest angers many


July 10th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Watching movies at the 10th Osian's-Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema, offering almost 200 movies as part of its 10th anniversary celebrations, has become a costlier ... Read more...

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