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Zarine Khan ponders Hollywood offer


September 12th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Actress Zarine Khan has revealed of being approached to be a part of author-turned-director Daniel Silva's "Chimera", but she is still brooding over the offer."I ... Read more...

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I’m unambitious, says actress Ayesha Takia


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) She is enjoying being a "home body" and is not ambitious to break any ground in Bollywood, but as the host of singing reality show ... Read more...

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Smiley Suri to make a comeback with ‘Kalygug’ sequel?


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) She debuted with hit film 2005 "Kalyug" and after two years Smiley Suri is likely to make a comeback with a sequel to her first film.After ... Read more...

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‘I M 24′ - an internet rom-com worth a watch (IANS Movie Review)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "I M 24"; Actors: Rajat Kapoor, Ranvir Shorey, Neha Dhupia, Manjari Phadnis, Saurabh Shukla, Lilette Dubey, Vijay Raaz and Delnaaz Paul; Director: Saurabh Shukla; Rating: ***This team of intelligent ... Read more...

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‘Finding kinder face than Hingal’s difficult’


August 26th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) "It will be difficult to find a kinder face than Hangal's in the film industry," Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan said Sunday in a tribute to the ... Read more...

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A.K. Hangal cremated


August 26th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran actor and theatre artist A.K. Hangal, who died here Sunday morning, was cremated in the afternoon, with his son Vijay performing the last rites."I ... Read more...

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I became better with every film: Bipasha (Movie Snippets) (With Image)


August 26th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) An actor by chance, former model Bipasha Basu says that she learnt on the job and that each film taught her something."I never had any ... Read more...

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Industry, fans warmer to me than before: Shiney Ahuja (Interview)


August 26th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Shiney Ahuja is calmer and introspective after his unforeseen tryst behind the bars - and that's because the actor strongly believes in learning out ... Read more...

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Veteran actor A.K. Hangal is dead (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor A.K. Hangal passed away here Sunday morning after a prolonged illness aggravated by a recent hip fracture, a family member said. Hangal ... Read more...

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At 49, I’m still looking for love: Sanjay Leela Bhansali


August 25th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Sanjay Leela Bhansali is 49, a bachelor, and says he truly believes in the concept of his sister Bela Sehgal's directorial debut "Shirin Farhad Ki ... Read more...

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70 cms tall actor aims at second Guinness entry


August 24th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) What if he is just 70 cms tall? Southern film actor Ajayan, who made it to the Guinness World Records in 2008, now aims at another ... Read more...

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I will really miss Scott, says Cruise


August 21st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise has paid tribute to "Top Gun" director Tony Scott, who committed suicide by jumping off a bridge here."Tony was my dear ... Read more...

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Rohit Bal wants to dress up Riya Sen


August 20th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Well-known designer Rohit Bal, known for his signature peacock and lotus motifs, wishes to dress up Riya Sen whom he describes as "the most beautiful face"."Riya ... Read more...

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I did good films because of Ashok Mehta: Manisha


August 19th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Manisha Koirala treated late cinematographer Ashok Mehta as her mentor, guide and philosopher and says she did good films because he guided her."I can't explain ... Read more...

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Dimple Kapadia is our silent muse: Sandeep Khosla


August 18th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, who have completed 25 years in the fashion industry, have had their longest association with actress Dimple Kapadia and ... Read more...

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MNS wing threatens stir against multiplexes


August 13th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) A Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS)-affiliated body Monday warned multiplexes to screen Marathi films during prime time slots or face the music.The Maharashtra Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena ... Read more...

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Sequels are safe option: Mahesh Bhatt


August 10th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) With films like "Jannat 2", "Murder 2" and now "Raaz 3", Vishesh Films seems to have turned into a sequel making machine and Mahesh Bhatt ... Read more...

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The making of new Pakistani cinema - with help from India


August 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Mazhar Zaidi and Farjad Nabi are journalists-turned-filmmakers from Pakistan. When they came together to make "Zinda Bhaag" on a burning issue in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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My kids are my best friends: SRK


August 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, who has been in the film industry for over two decades, has no friends in the showbiz and says his children are ... Read more...

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Good Dad not here to hear today’s songs: Kishoreda’s son


August 4th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Had Kishore Kumar been alive today, he would have felt pity for the current breed of songs, the legend's son Amit Kumar said Saturday on the ... Read more...

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Now I value my wife, health more than ever: Shatrughan Sinha


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) He is now 12 kg lighter, wiser and more health-conscious - veteran actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who has been in the hospital since a month, says ... Read more...

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Farrell grateful for second chance in Hollywood


July 31st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Actor Colin Farrell is surprised he gets acting jobs even after his encounter with drug abuse.The "Total Recall" star, who got his break with sci-fi hit ... Read more...

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‘Heroine’ not inspired by one person, says Bhandarkar


July 26th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) "Heroine" is not inspired by any one person, says director Madhur Bhandarkar, who is known for his realistic films like "Fashion" and "Page 3".The director ... Read more...

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Time to ‘pack up’ were Rajesh Khanna’s last words, says Big B


July 19th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) "Time ho gaya hai, pack up". Those were Rajesh Khanna's last words, says Amitabh Bachchan in his blog.Amitabh wrote that a close functionary told him ... Read more...

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Malayalam film industry mourns Rajesh Khanna’s death


July 18th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 (IANS) The Malayalam film industry mourned the death of Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna who passed away Wednesday in Mumbai after prolonged illness.Mourning the death of ... Read more...

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Star kids have an edge over others: Arbaaz Khan


July 17th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Arbaaz Khan admits that star kids have an edge over outsiders as they are aware of the way the industry functions."Many people come from ... Read more...

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Bollywood not obligated to absorb TV talent: Babul Supriyo


July 13th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Playback singer Babul Supriyo says the film industry is under no obligation to create space for the winners of TV reality shows."According to me, TV ... Read more...

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Want to revive family banner with sensible films: Prateek (With Image)


July 12th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Grandfather Pramod Chakravorty produced "Love In Tokyo" and now Prateek Chakravorty revives the family banner with "From Sydney With Love". He hopes to bring the ... Read more...

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Saif still perfect for love stories: Deepika


July 10th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) After working in movies like "Love Aaj Kal" and "Aarakshan", actress Deepika Padukone has once again teamed with Saif Ali Khan in "Cocktail". She ... Read more...

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Rockers are treated like orphans: Suraj Jagan (With Image)


July 9th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Singer Suraj Jagan, one of the pioneers of the Indian rock scene, says the genre is not readily accepted by masses and rockers all ... Read more...

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Filmdom needs more and more talent: Om Puri


July 8th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) National Award winning actor Om Puri feels that filmdom does not require any guiding force as people are involved in producing good cinema, but feels ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna gets discharged


July 8th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Yesteryears' superstar Rajesh Khanna who was admitted to a hospital here two weeks ago has been discharged, his wife Dimple Kapadia informed."Khanna is back home. He ... Read more...

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Kerala government company to produce films, upgrade theatres


July 6th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) The Kerala Financial Corporation (KFC), a state-owned financier, Friday announced that it would grant funds to produce films, revamping of theatres and construction of new multiplexes.Finance ... Read more...

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Bollywood overlooked Isha Sharvani’s talent: KJo


July 6th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Isha Sharvani has been mesmerising viewers and judges alike with her perfect performances on dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5", and filmmaker Karan Johar ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna likely to be discharged at weekend


July 6th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Yesteryears' superstar Rajesh Khanna, who is being treated at Lilawati Hospital for almost two weeks, might be discharged over the weekend, according to a source close ... Read more...

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