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Subhash Ghai’s Haryana plot cancelled (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 11 (IANS) Bollywood film-maker Subhash Ghai suffered another jolt Tuesday when the Punjab and Haryana High Court quashed the allotment of a plot allotted to him by the ... Read more...

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Learning came with the experience for ‘Khwaabb’ director


August 29th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) "Khwaabb" is his first movie and director Zaid Ali Khan says that irrespective of which film institute one has been to, it is the movie-making ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai to organise tribute for Ashok Mehta


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai is set to organise a day-long tribute here in honour of late cinematographer Ashok Mehta, who passed away recently.It will be held Aug ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai to set up film institute in Nigeria


August 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Eminent film-maker Subhash Ghai's Whistling Woods International (WWI), Mumbai, will set up Africa's first world-class film and media training institute in Nigeria, a company official said ... Read more...

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Ghai celebrates Indian movie centenary with Cinema 100


June 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Subhash Ghai Friday launched Cinema 100 and said it is an initiative to celebrate in his own way the centenary of Indian movies and not a ... Read more...

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Court stays Subhash Ghai’s Haryana land deal


May 29th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 29 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday stayed Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai's Mukta Arts from performing any activity on a 20-acre plot purchased from a gram ... Read more...

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Spirit must not die, show must go on: Subhash Ghai (Interview)


May 11th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) He is Bollywood's true showman. Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has been going through tough times with the Bombay High Court asking him to return the plot ... Read more...

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A Tamil Nadu-born police officer acts in Bhojpuri film


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 3 (IANS) A top Bihar Police officer, who is a Tamilian by birth, has fulfilled his acting dream. He debuts as a boatman with Bhojpuri film "Devra Pe ... Read more...

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‘Subhash Ghai a liability by name, not an asset’


April 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Subhash Ghai's film institute is in trouble after a Supreme Court judgement asking him return the land and the filmmaker Wednesday urged everyone to protect its ... Read more...

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Ghai suffers setback over land allocation


April 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) In a setback to film producer Subhash Ghai, the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by his film company Mukta Arts Ltd, which challenged the ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai gets relief in Haryana land case


March 16th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has got a breather in the Haryana land case after a court dismissed a public suit filed by people of Badhsa ... Read more...

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Salma Hayek to turn Gibran’s `Prophet’ into animated film


February 24th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actress and producer Salma Hayek plans to make an animated film based on Lebanese author Khalil Gibran's novel "The Prophet", The Hollywood Reporter said ... Read more...

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Land row: Shekhar Kapur favours Subhash Ghai


February 10th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has come out in support of director Subhash Ghai, who has been asked to return a plot allotted to his Whistling Woods International ... Read more...

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Land return: Subhash Ghai to appeal in Supreme Court


February 9th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Bollywood director Subhash Ghai will challenge in the Supreme Court the Bombay High Court order Thursday asking him to return a plot of land allotted to ... Read more...

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Court asks Subhash Ghai to return land given for film institute


February 9th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday directed filmmaker Subhash Ghai to return a plot of land allotted to his Whistling Woods International film institute.Ghai is running the ... Read more...

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Fans give makeover to school that Rajinikanth attended


August 26th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 26 (IANS) Fans and friends of Rajinikanth have decided to give a makeover to the Model Primary School, in which the Tamil superstar studied five decades ago.The Government ... Read more...

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Kerala to get modern technical film institute


July 29th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Priyadarshan, the new chairman of the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, said Friday the state will have a modern technical film institute within four months.The filmmaker ... Read more...

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Film institute to be made a centre for excellence: Soni


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 2 (IANS) The prestigious Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) here would soon become a centre for excellence, enabling it to enjoy the academic status and ... Read more...

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Nagarjuna to open film school, but no Bollywood please


February 19th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) He has over two decades in the film industry and more than 70 movies to his credit, but southern superstar Nagarjuna is in no mood ... Read more...

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Berlin hosts Khan after Khan


January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Berlin, Jan 28 (IANS) Indian cinema fans in Europe are basking in the company of Khan after Khan and they can't believe their luck. First, it was Bollywood heartthrob ... Read more...

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Arivazhagan Is All Set To Make A Sports Based Tamil Film With Nakul


January 21st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
has yet another taken up a challenging subject for his next project. This gold medallist from the film institute has taken up basketball as the theme of his next film.The ... Read more...

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Dubai world premiere for ‘Khule Darwaze’ short film


December 14th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 14 (IANS) Ashish Pande's short film "Khule Darwaaze" (Open Doors) is will have its world premiere at the 7th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival and the ... Read more...

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My debut film will begin by January: Govinda’s daughter (Interview)


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) Govinda's daughter Narmada Ahuja, whose debut film has been delayed, says the script has been finalised and the project will hit the production stage early ... Read more...

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Even as office boy, I stayed close to cinema: Award winner Pandiraj (Interview)


September 27th, 2010 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
By Arvindan DI Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) Director Pandiraj, the son of farmer parents, couldn't pursue graduation for want of money and did odd jobs to support himself. But the Tamil director, whose ... Read more...

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Govinda’s Daughter Narmmadaa Signs Three Movies!


September 25th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran Bollywood actor Govinda's daughter Narmmadaa Ahuja has supposedly signed three movies at a time. She is yet to debut in the industry and there is a ... Read more...

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Malayalam film director says awards rigged, mulls legal action


September 21st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) Malayalam children's film director Majid Gulistan is seeking legal recourse for his film being allegedly ignored, first at the state level awards and then at last week's ... Read more...

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Peter Morgan Alleges Tony Blair Of Lifting His Own Lines


September 10th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bizarre case, Peter Morgan has accused Tony Blair of lifting lines from his film in his memoir 'A Journey'. The film from which the ... Read more...

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Akshay finalises lead for Indo-Canadian movie


August 10th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who is co-producing the Indo-Canadian film "Breakaway" on ice hockey, has roped in Vinay Virmani to play the lead.The Canada-born actor, ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar Ropes In Vinay Virmani For Indo-Canadian Film Breakaway


August 10th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With the decision of co-producing the Indo-Canadian film Breakaway Akshay Kumar gets himself a step closer to sealing his longstanding bond with Canadian culture and ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor excited about working with grandson Ranbir


July 18th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 18 (ANI): Bollywood's veteran actor Shammi Kapoor has said that he is upbeat to appear along with his 27-year-old grandson Ranbir Kapoor in Imtiaz Ali's upcoming film 'Rockstar'.Shammi ... Read more...

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‘Savitri’ award to be presented to Jamuna


May 6th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 06, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): An award, named after Mahanati Savitri, would be presented to actress of yesteryears Jamuna very soon, says senior director Dr Dasari Narayana Rao. Rs 2 lakh ... Read more...

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Inauguration of Sandalwood Film Institute


April 24th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On Wednesday morning, the Sandalwood Film Institute was inaugurated. The institute, which was inaugurated by veteran Master Hirannaiah at Hampi Nagar, near Vijayanagar in Bangalore, will be ... Read more...

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Actor Sreenath passes away


April 24th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actor Sreenath was discovered dead in a hotel room in Kothamanagalam on Friday morning. He was found with his wrists slashed when the hotel staff opened ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Love Sex Aur Dhoka (2010)


March 19th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Love Sex Aur Dhoka: An audacious attemptRating: 3 out of 5*Starring: Anshuman Jha, Amit Sial, Neha Chauhan, Raj Kumar Yadav, Shruti, Arya and Herry TengriDirector: Dibakar BannerjeeYou have definitely never seen ... Read more...

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Dibakar Banerjee goes bold with ‘Love Sex Aur Dhokha’ (IANS Preview)


March 15th, 2010 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) After having earned critical acclaim for "Khosla Ka Ghosla" and "Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!", director Dibakar Banerjee maps a new terrain with his bold film "Love, ... Read more...

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