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US on alert as protests over anti-Islam video spread (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) As protestors took to the streets in at least 12 nations over an anti-Islam video, US missions across the Middle East kept security forces at the ... Read more...

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Museum on Indian Cinema to be ready by May 2013: Soni


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A museum on Indian cinema, being built in Mumbai, chronicling the history of the industry and its global impact, will be readied by May ... Read more...

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Media, entertainment industry grew 12 percent in 2011 to Rs.729 bn


March 11th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Strong growth in tier 2 cities, the continued march of regional media and the rapidly expanding new media business helped the media and entertainment ... Read more...

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Where Indian cinema meets unconventional buyers


October 19th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) India is one of the largest film producing nations in the world, but is yet to explore important markets like South Korea, Japan and Taiwan. ... Read more...

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Oriya filmmaker Basant Nayak passes away


June 27th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 27 (IANS) Veteran Oriya filmmaker, director and distributor Basanta Nayak died at a hospital here Monday after prolonged illness. He was 74.He is survived by his wife, three ... Read more...

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Pak film distributors want ‘message of peace’ ‘Tere Bin Laden’ ban lifted


July 16th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 16 (ANI): Pakistani film distributors have appealed to the government to remove the ban imposed on the Bollywood flick-'TereBin', saying the feature film contains a message of the peace.The Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kalaipuli S Dhanu To Release ‘Magadheera’ Soon


July 8th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): These days, Kalaipuli S Dhanu seems to have got himself away from the production of films and is vividly involved with film distribution. Recently, Dhanu had ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan urges Bollywood to learn from Hollywood


March 16th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday urged Indian filmmakers "to learn from Hollywood" and offered a three-point prescription which could help the globalization of Bollywood movies. Speaking at the ... Read more...

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Inox acquires 43 percent stake in Fame


February 3rd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Gujarat Fluorochemicals Ltd (GFL)-promoted Inox Leisure Wednesday said it has acquired a 43 percent stake in Fame India that owns the Fame multiplex chain. "In a block deal executed ... Read more...

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‘From Blighty With Love’ Fest to start Feb 26


November 4th, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) The "From Blighty with Love" Festival to showcase recent independent British films across Indian screens will commence Feb 26 next year. Announced at the ongoing Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), ... Read more...

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Filmmaker Subhash Sagar dead


June 10th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood producer-distributor Subhash Sagar, eldest son of late Ramanand Sagar, died here after prolonged illness, a family source said. He was 72. He died at the Lilavati Hospital ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani firm enters media outsourcing business


May 7th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Adlabs Films, a cinema and entertainment services company in the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, Thursday announced its entry into the outsourcing industry for the media space with ... Read more...

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With ‘Dwando’, the Bengali film goes global


February 2nd, 2009 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) It's a film that promises to bring US corporate efficiency to Bengali filmdom. From roping in a leading Hollywood film distribution house to tying up with a Miami-based ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Adlabs Films revenue up 61 percent


January 31st, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) Adlabs Films Ltd, part of the Reliance-Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG), Saturday reported 61 percent growth in revenue for the quarter ended Dec 31.The company said in a ... Read more...

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Bollywood director Yash Chopra bags Golden Peacock award in Mumbai


January 18th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan.18 (ANI): Veteran Bollywood director Yash Chopra was awarded the coveted Golden Peacock Award, considered as the holy grail of corporate excellence, here on Saturday. The Golden Peacock Award is presented ... Read more...

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Adlabs Films posts 217 percent revenue growth in first quarter


August 2nd, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian entertainment major Adlabs Films Ltd, a company of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), has announced a 217 percent growth in its consolidated revenue to Rs.2.54 billion ... Read more...

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Struggling Assamese film industry jubilant after awards


June 15th, 2008 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The struggling Assamese film industry has managed to get just the right impetus at the right time with two coveted honours at the 54th National ... Read more...

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Aamir launches third PVR multiplex in Mumbai


May 17th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan, who usually stays away from public functions, and director Rakeysh Mehra inaugurated PVR Cinemas' third multiplex in the city that boasts of state-of-the-art facilities. ... Read more...

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