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Where was Charlie Chaplin born?


February 18th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) British intelligence officers found no record of Charlie Chaplin's birth when they probed him over over suspected Soviet ties, secret files have revealed.The mystery of the ... Read more...

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Oz film legend apologises for attacks on Indian students


November 27th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) Australian film legend Phil Noyce Sunday apologised on behalf of Australians for the spate of attacks on Indian students studying in his country. Noyce, several ... Read more...

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Indians loved Elizabeth Taylor, the original Hollywood diva


March 24th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Her posters made people freeze in their tracks. Her movies were seen again and again. But Elizabeth Taylor will be remembered by Indians as ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep is ‘perfect’ for the role of Margaret Thatcher: Broadbent


December 30th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Jim Broadbent has said that Meryl Streep is perfect for the role of Margaret Thatcher in a forthcoming biopic.Although movie bosses have been criticised for hiring the American ... Read more...

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‘Legend of The Guardians’ - a feast for the eyes (IANS Film Review, Rating: ***1/2)


October 30th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Legend of The Guardians"; Director: Zack Snyder; Voiceovers: Jim Sturgess, Helen Mirren, Hugo Weaving, Ryan Kwanten; Ratings: ***1/2Right from the first scene of the film where an owl ... Read more...

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When Brigitte Bardot snuck into Michael Caine’s hotel room


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): When legendary Sir Michael Caine was establishing himself in the Sixties, he had a clandestine encounter with the then famous siren of the silver screen Brigitte Bardot, which ... Read more...

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Fifty years on, ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ still inspires awe


August 5th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) It has been half a century since "Mughal-e-Azam" first enchanted audiences with its majestic sets, elaborate dance sequences and soulful music. But K. Asif's ... Read more...

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Force India test-driver Resta to have his own ‘Whyte and Mackay’ label


July 8th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Uphall (Scotland), July 8(ANI): Test-driver for the Force India Formula One Team, Paul di Resta, will today launch his very own global whisky label.The 24-year-old will have his 'Whyte and ... Read more...

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Rajkumar T20 Cricket


July 6th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A T20 cricket tournament is being held by the film industry of Kannada with an aim to raise funds for the KFDA or the Kannada Film ... Read more...

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Orson Welles’ daughter slams his womaniser portrayal in biopic


December 1st, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 1 (ANI): Orson Welles' daughter has slammed the negative portrayal of her father as a womaniser in the period-drama "Me And Orson Welles".Chris Welles Feder criticised the depiction of her ... Read more...

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Brigitte Bardot asks Bruni-Sarkozy to support bullfighting ban


July 18th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): French film legend and animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot has urged first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy to support a ban on bullfighting.The 1960s blonde bombshell has asked the former ... Read more...

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Madame Tussauds New York unveils Amitabh Bachchan wax figure (With Image)


May 22nd, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) A wax figure of Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan was unveiled at Madame Tussauds New York with a "Bollywood Bash" being held at Times Square here. "We ... Read more...

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Charlie Chaplins son passes away at 82


March 6th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Sydney Chaplin, the Tony Award-winning son of film legend Charlie Chaplin, has died at his home in California. He was 82.Sydney, who once starred on Broadway opposite ... Read more...

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Actor Paul Newman dies, aged 83


September 27th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 27 (DPA) Hollywood film legend Paul Newman has died at the age of 83, the actor's charitable foundation Newman's Own reported Saturday."We will miss our friend Paul Newman, ... Read more...

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New book on Tamil film legend Sivaji Ganesan


August 11th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) A new book by S. Theodore Baskaran "Sivaji Ganesan: Profile of an Icon" in the memory of Tamil actor Sivaji Ganesan and part of a series on the ... Read more...

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Doris Day changes her name to Clara


July 7th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Fifties film legend, Doris Day, has changed her name, and now wants to be called Clara.Doris now signs notes as Clara, the Daily Express quoted a source ... Read more...

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Chennai cops fail to make headway in MGR kin’s murder


June 9th, 2008 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Five days after the murder of a relative of late Tamil Nadu chief minister M.G. Ramachandran, the police have failed to make any headway in the case. The ... Read more...

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Veteran Kannada lyricist, director R.N. Jayagopal dead


May 19th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) R.N. Jayagopal, who had written over 12,000 lyrics for Kannada films, acted in, scripted dialogues and directed a few films, died in Chennai Monday. He was 73. His ... Read more...

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Brigitte Bardot in race hate row


April 16th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.16 (ANI): A Paris prosecutor has called for French film legend Brigitte Bardot to receive a two-month suspended prison sentence and a 12,000-pound fine for inciting racial hatred in a ... Read more...

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Dev Anand wants colour put back into `Guide’ for Cannes


April 8th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Legendary Indian actor Dev Anand has approached Goldstone Technologies Ltd Hyderabad to recolourise and restore the prints of his 1965 classic "Guide", which is chosen to be screened ... Read more...

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Kolkata rues defeat of city girl in music contest


April 6th, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Many people in the West Bengal capital are disappointed after a girl from the city lost in the finals of kids' musical show. Indian film legend Amitabh Bachchan ... Read more...

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Bachchan crowns ‘Style Ben’ Aishwarya ‘Chhote Ustad’


April 6th, 2008 - 1:43 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) On a stage made in the image of the outer space with a cut-out of the moon in the background, Indian film legend Amitabh Bachchan crowned 13-year-old Aishwarya ... Read more...

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Robert Redford to headline the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress


February 4th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Film legend Robert Redford will headline Mobile Backstage, a special one day Mobile Entertainment conference produced by the GSM Assn. and the Nielsen Co.The even takes place on ... Read more...

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Courtney Love moving to Londons leafy suburb


November 28th, 2007 - 6:13 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Courtney Love, the party-loving widow of Kurt Cobain, has decided that she would like to settle down in the quiet leafy suburb of Londons Richmond.The decision came about ... Read more...

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Madge to host premier of hubbys new flick


November 28th, 2007 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 28(ANI): Singer Madonna is all set to host the premier of hubby Guy Ritchie's latest flick Revolver in a bid to boost its chances.She has reportedly invited several big names ... Read more...

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