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Gautham praises Jiiva, Nani and Samantha


September 19th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon is all praise for actors Jiiva, Nani and Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and says working with them has been a memorable experience.Having ... Read more...

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Akshay celebrates birthday with family (Movie Snippets)


September 10th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar didn't have a star-studded birthday bash, rather he spent time with his family."Thank you so much everyone for all your wonderful ... Read more...

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‘Paagan’ - dissatisfying comedy caper (Tamil Movie Review)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Paagan"; Cast: Srikanth, Janani Iyer, Kovai Sarla, Soori and Pandi; Director: Aslam; Rating: **If you're a director under the assumption that comedy always works in your favour, then I'm sorry ... Read more...

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Achievers with cerebral palsy felicitated in Mumbai


September 4th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) On the first World Cerebral Palsy Day, 16 individuals were Tuesday presented excellence awards for their contributions in various fields in a function organised by an ... Read more...

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Benefica may soon play with Goa soccer team


August 30th, 2012 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) Benefica, one of the top football clubs in Portugal, could soon challenge footballers in Goa to a match, according to organisers of an Indo-Portuguese cultural exchange.Organisers ... Read more...

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Can’t make commercial films: ‘Anhey Ghorey…’ director


August 25th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Punjabi film director Gurvinder Singh, who received a National award for his debut film "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan" ("Alms for the Blind Horse"), says he ... Read more...

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Singer Bjork joins Pussy Riot supporters


August 11th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iceland's singer-songwriter Bjork has expressed her support for three jailed members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot and suggested that they should be set ... Read more...

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Opening ceremony a warm-up act for Games: Danny Boyle


July 28th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Danny Boyle, the mastermind behind the grand opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, says the spectacle was a "warm-up" act for the Games.The Oscar-winning ... Read more...

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Farah got kiss scene removed from ‘Shirin Farhad…’


July 27th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Choreographer-turned-director turned actress Farah Khan agreed to make her acting debut with "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi" only once its makers agreed to remove ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal’s health deteriorates


July 21st, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 21 (IANS) The health of Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, deteriorated Saturday, doctors here said."We have put her on ventilator support to boost ... Read more...

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No direction plans for Suniel Shetty


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Actor Suniel Shetty, who plays a film director in his next release "Mere Dost Picture Abhi Baki Hai", says he has no plans to go ... Read more...

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Watch ‘Disco’ at your own risk (Telugu Movie Review)


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Disco"; Producer: Abhinav Reddy: Director: Hari K. Chanduri; Cast: Nikhil Siddhartha, Sara Sharma, M.S. Narayana, Ali, Raghu Babu, Ashish Vidyarthi and others; Music: Mantra Anand;Rating: *1/2 Actor Nikhil Siddhartha started ... Read more...

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John my god-brother in Bollywood: Ayushmann Khurrana


April 17th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has no god-father in Bollywood, but he seems to have found a "god-brother" in John Abraham, who has produced his debut film ... Read more...

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Lebanese families remember loved ones on Titanic


April 17th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 17 (IANS) Residents of two Lebanon villages held a remembrance ceremony Monday for the 24 victims from their village aboard the gigantic Titanic that sank in the North ... Read more...

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Andy Garcia thrilled about shooting in Mexico


April 14th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, April 14 (IANS/EFE) Actor Andy Garcia has said it was wonderful to be able to shoot his upcoming film, "For Greater Glory", amid Mexico's historical landmarks.The feature film, to ... Read more...

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‘DAM999′ bags two honorary GMA awards


April 11th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 11 (IANS) "DAM999", a controversial movie released last year, has bagged two honorary awards at the Global Music Awards (GMA) held in California.GMA has bestowed the Award of ... Read more...

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‘Shor’, ‘Sujata’ to be screened at LA film fest


April 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Short films "Shor" and "Sujata", directed Neeraj Ghaywan and Shlok Sharma respectively will be screened at the 10th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles to ... Read more...

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‘Servus Ishq’ - Indo-Austrian director’s tribute to Bollywood


April 9th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, April 9 (IANS) India-born Austrian film director Sandeep Kumar is celebrating spring with a difference this year. He has installed lights and cameras in the heart of the ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts a ‘big fan’ of Tarsem Singh


March 21st, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts has said the chance to work with Indian-origin film director Tarsem Singh was one of the big draws of "Mirror Mirror".Roberts admits ... Read more...

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Pakistani virologist Chisty released, apex court told


March 19th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Monday that Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khaleel Chishty, undergoing life term in Ajmer jail for murder, was back home after ... Read more...

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Notice to government on smoking scenes in films (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the health and family welfare ministry on film director Mahesh Bhatt's plea seeking quashing of a notification ... Read more...

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Malayalam films fail to impress at National Awards; Malayalees do


March 7th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) Malayalam films drew a virtual blank at the 59th National Film Awards annoucned Wednesday in the capital, but Malayalees Vidya Balan, K.B. Suveeran and Mallika ... Read more...

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US congratulates Iranian director on Oscar win


February 28th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) The US government Monday congratulated Iranian director Asghar Farhadi after his film "A Separation" won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film."On behalf of all of ... Read more...

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Wrong to exploit Mr. Bachchan’s love: Sujoy Ghosh


February 8th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Film director Sujoy Ghosh feels honoured that Amitabh Bachchan lent his voice to the song "Ekla Cholo Re" for his "Kahaani" but he doesn't want ... Read more...

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Look who’s caught in SRK-Shirish brawl!


January 30th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali wouldn't have thought that having a similar name as of choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan would some day prove to be a ... Read more...

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Padma award has come at the right time: Priyadarsan


January 25th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) Acclaimed film director Priyadarsan Wednesday said he was elated on hearing that he has been awarded Padma Shri, and added that the honour has "come at ... Read more...

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‘DAM 999′ director unfazed about missing Oscar nomination


January 24th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) Marine engineer turned film director Sohan Roy, whose "DAM 999" failed to secure a nomination for the 84th Academy Awards, is unfazed about missing out and ... Read more...

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Writers flay Rushdie fiasco


January 24th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Expressing unhappiness over Salman Rushdie's thwarted address via video link at the Jaipur Literature Festival, several writers Tuesday said it was a "sad day ... Read more...

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Amy and I? Keep guessing: Prateik


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Actor Prateik refuses to divulge whether rumours that he is dating his "Ek tha Deewana" co-star Amy Jackson are true or not."Whether it is true or ... Read more...

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Pandit Jasraj sings in Antarctica


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) In a rare achievement, noted classical singer Pandit Jasraj, who is 82, gave a performance at the South Pole, becoming the first Indian to do so.The ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie movie criticised in Serbia


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Jan 22 (IANS/AKI) Angelina Jolie's directorial debut about a love story between a Serbian policeman and his rape victim has met with sharp criticism among Bosnian Serbs who ... Read more...

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Helena Bonham-Carter to receive top British honour


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Actress Helena Bonham-Carter will be honoured with top British honour Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) and she is dedicating it to her ... Read more...

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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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Russian man claims that he is the father of Claudia Schiffer’s child


December 15th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The German newspaper Bild has reported that a Russian man is claiming paternity to supermodel Claudia Schiffer’s child. The man, Aleksander Gavrilov, claims that he slept with ... Read more...

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4th Bengaluru film fest will pay tribute to Dev Anand


December 7th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 7 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFF), starting Dec 15, will pay tribute to actor, producer and director Dev Anand, who passed ... Read more...

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