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‘Barfi!’ wins hearts, collects over Rs.34 crore in first weekend


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor's endearing portrayal of a deaf and mute boy in Anurag Basu's "Barfi!" has left the viewers, critics and the box office wearing a ... Read more...

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Osian’s film fest begins with tribute to Rajesh Khanna


July 28th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The 12th Osian's Cinefan Film Festival, kicked off here Friday with a tribute to the late actor Rajesh Khanna. A short film chronicling the ... Read more...

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Bollywood packs its best punch with raw action


June 28th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Advanced technology can make actors fly in the air, jump down high-rises and do other dazzling, dangerous stunts. But it is the old Bollywood ... Read more...

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I have been looked down upon: Rohit Shetty


June 4th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Bollywood director Rohit Shetty of "Singham" fame says he is not interested in talking about his hard work. "I have been looked down upon by ... Read more...

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Movie maestro Mrinal Sen turns 90


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Director Mrinal Sen, rated as one of the pioneers of the alternative cinema movement in the country, turned 90 Monday. He spent the day attending a ... Read more...

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Salman roars in ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, teaser gets roaring response


May 11th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Salman Khan jumps, punches and kicks like never before in "Ek Tha Tiger". The teaser of Kabir Khan's film has just been released and it ... Read more...

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Bollywood movies give Holi songs a miss


March 5th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) It's a festival that has inspired some evergreen songs and scenes in Bollywood, from "Rang barse" to "Holi ke din". But notice how Holi ... Read more...

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‘Cinema, literature on a par, building new synergy’


February 26th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Cinema adaptations of novels is a challenge and helps forge new synergy between the screen and literature, speakers at a forum at the World Book ... Read more...

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Nikhat Kazmi was generous: Big B


January 21st, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan remembers late film critic Nikhat Kazmi as a "generous" person and a "genuine lover" of film, who was never harsh in her ... Read more...

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‘Good Night, Good Morning’ - good, but has nothing to say (IANS Movie Review)


January 20th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Good Night, Good Morning"; Cast: Seema Rahmani, Manu Narayan, Raja Sen; Director: Sudhish Kamath; Rating: ***Every time a film critic dares to make a film and puts money where his ... Read more...

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Film critic Nikhat Kazmi dies


January 20th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Senior film critic Nikhat Kazmi died here early Friday morning after battling breast cancer. She was 53.The end came at 8.30 a.m. at a ... 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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Stunning debut, but deadweight for Argentine director


October 17th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) His film "Las Acacias" received a standing ovation at the Mumbai Film Fest but Argentinean director Pablo Giorgelli left the audience stunned with his candid admission: ... Read more...

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Ban Indian films, demands Pakistan daily


October 7th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) A leading Pakistani newspaper Friday sought a ban on Indian films, warning this was the only way to help the local cinema "develop and thrive". The ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor’s father Surinder passes away


September 24th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Film producer Surinder Kapoor, father of Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, died Saturday of cardiac arrest. He was 84."I'm at Surinderji's house right now. He had gone ... Read more...

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Bollywood shifts from formula films, explores dark realities


July 19th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Whether it is gigolos in the fashion industry, the illegal arms trade or the dark secrets of a film actress, Bollywood seems to be ... Read more...

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‘Delhi Belly’ recovers costs, collects Rs.26 crore over weekend


July 4th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Aamir Khan's home production "Delhi Belly" recovered its cost by earning Rs.26 crore in the opening weekend, while Amitabh Bachchan's "Bbuddah...Hoga Teraa Baap" ... Read more...

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‘Delhi Belly’ minting money


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Aamir Khan's home production "Delhi Belly" has broken the dry spell at box office by earning Rs.15.65 crore on its first two days despite ... Read more...

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Farah delighted to be one of 100 most promising directors


June 25th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan cannot believe she has been handpicked as one of the 100 most promising emerging new directorial talent in the world in a ... Read more...

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SRK writes foreword for Anupama Chopra’s new book


May 24th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has penned the foreword for well-known film critic and author Anupama Chopra's new book "First Day First Show". She feels only ... Read more...

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Film critic Chidananda Dasgupta is dead


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Eminent film critic, academic and director Chidananda Dasgupta died at his home here late Sunday night following old-age complications. He was 89. Dasgupta was the father ... 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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James Cameron’s “Sanctum” Gets Mixed Response


February 6th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cave-diving expedition in the "the largest unexplored cave system in the world" turns out to be a catastrophe when heavy flood hits the area. This ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host Australian film fest annually


January 31st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) A five-day Australian Film Festival of India (AFFI) will be held in Mumbai in March and is set to become an annual affair soon.The film festival will be ... Read more...

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“Dhobi Ghat” Hits Theaters Today


January 21st, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All the ardent Aamir Khan fans have something to look forward to this weekend when the directorial venture of Kiran Rao "Dhobi Ghat" releases in theaters ... Read more...

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Roger Ebert Undergoes Medical Transformation


January 21st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Till date, Roger Ebert had remained a public figure because of the amazing critical appreciation he has given for films. Roger Ebert, the longtime movie critic ... Read more...

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Former Bond girl Gemma Arterton up for BAFTA Rising Star Award


January 11th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Gemma Arterton, who appeared in 2008 Bond film 'Quantum of Solace', is up for this year's BAFTA Rising Star award.Film critic and Bafta member Mark Kermode said that ... Read more...

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UK film critic brands Tom Cruise a spoiled brat, Ben Affleck boring


January 1st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): Noted British film critic David Thomson has described some very popular Hollywood stars in a rather different but interesting way in his just released The New Biographical ... Read more...

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‘Peepli Live’ - will it make it to Oscars?


December 13th, 2010 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Will "Peepli Live" make it to the final Oscar nomination list? It's a bit early to start the debate, but the dark comedy about corruption ... Read more...

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A Serbian Film ‘becomes most cut movie in 16 years’


November 27th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has said that controversial movie 'A Serbian Film' has become the most cut film in 16 years.The dark thriller featuring disturbing ... Read more...

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Gene Shalit Retires From ‘The Today Show’


November 12th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Film and book critic Gene Shalit is finally ready to step off the pedal. It has been long for the 85 year old, as he retired ... Read more...

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Gene Shalit Says Goodbye To “The Today Show”


November 11th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 40 years of his successful career, the film and book critic Gene Shalit has announced that he would be leaving "The Today Show". Gene Shalit ... Read more...

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Shobhaa De Gets ‘Wicked Witch’ Title From Sonam Kapoor


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Those of you, who consider Sonam Kapoor to be one of the sweetest Bollywood actresses, should think again. Sonam Kapoor can be quite vindictive towards people ... Read more...

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Susan Sarandon and Tony Shalhoub to Attend Milwaukee Film Festival


September 29th, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Milwaukee Film Festival will be running through October third this year, and Susan Sarandon and Tony Shalhoub are planning to attend. Sarandon is due to appear on ... Read more...

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Amputation seen in ‘127 Hours’ made audiences run for the door


September 16th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) After watching James Franco's realistic depiction of self-amputation in Danny Boyle's "127 Hours" three people fainted at the premiere at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival. The film, which ... Read more...

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