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Bengal writers, artistes delighted at Pranab as president


July 25th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Top writers, film personalities and artists from West Bengal Wednesday expressed their happiness after Pranab Mukhejee was sworn-in as the country's president."I'm very happy as somebody ... Read more...

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Soumitra, Mithun to be honoured by West Bengal government


July 18th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Veteran actors Soumitra Chatterjee, Mithun Chakraborty and Supriya Devi will be among 43 film personalities who will be honoured by the West Bengal government July ... Read more...

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Andhra legislator son held for taking drugs


July 6th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Sons of an Andhra Pradesh state assembly member and a municipal commissioner were arrested while allegedly taking drugs in Uppal on the outskirts of Hyderabad, police ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi’s son ties knot with Upasana


June 14th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi's actor son K. Ram Charan Teja Thursday tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Kamineni Upasana, at a glittering ceremony at a ... Read more...

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Soon, a film on Satyajit Ray’s character Shonku


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Late filmmaker Satyajit Ray's son Sandip Ray said on his father's 92nd birth anniversary Wednesday that he will make a film on Professor Shonku, a ... Read more...

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Big B happy with Sachin’s nomination, Sanjay differs


April 28th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Saturday expressed happiness at the recent nomination of actress Rekha and cricket legend Sachin Tendulakar to the Rajya Sabha, while Sanjay Dutt ... Read more...

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Park Hyatt hotel opens in Hyderabad


April 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Hyatt Hotels Corp opened India's first city Park Hyatt hotel in the Andhra Pradesh capital Friday.The premium luxury hotel, which has come up in upscale ... Read more...

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President approves Tendulkar, Rekha’s nomination to Rajya Sabha (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar will now play the new role of a parliamentarian with President Pratibha Patil Thursday approving his nomination to the ... Read more...

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Now a festival on Buddhist philosophy, aesthetics


April 18th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The capital is set to host its first ever international Buddhist film festival, aimed at promoting Buddhist philosophy and aesthetics.The festival, to be held April ... Read more...

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Injured Malayalam comedian’s health improves


March 11th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala) March 11 (IANS) The condition of Malayalam film comedian Jagathy Sreekumar, grievously injured in a road accident Saturday, has shown slight improvement though he continues to be on ... Read more...

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Next 48 hours crucial for injured Malayalam comedian (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), March 10 (IANS) Doctors attending on Malayalam film comedian Jagathy Sreekumar, who was seriously hurt in a road accident in the wee hours of Saturday, have said the ... Read more...

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Lyricist Gulzar’s name missing from electoral rolls!


February 16th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Well known lyricist and filmmaker Gulzar had to return disappointed from a Bandra polling booth as his name was missing from the electoral rolls here ... Read more...

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Legislator among 1,034 couples in Maharashtra’s biggest mass marriage


January 29th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 29 (IANS) Top political leaders, film stars and celebrities witnessed Maharashtra's first multi-religious mass marriage ceremony in which 1,034 couples tied the knot in Thane district's Virar ... Read more...

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Maharashtra gets lion’s share of Padma awards 2012


January 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) As many as 23 eminent personalities, spanning a wide spectrum from Bollywood to theatre to social work to medicine, from Maharashtra figure in the national ... Read more...

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On Sankranti, cockfights thrive in Andhra despite ban


January 15th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) For people in parts of Andhra Pradesh, Sankranti is incomplete without cockfights and, like in the past, a ban could not prevent them from betting crores ... Read more...

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Mamta Mohandas weds family friend


December 28th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), Dec 28 (IANS) Malayalam actress Mamta Mohandas Wednesday got married to her family friend and Bahrain-based businessman Prajith Padmanabhan.The marriage was held at a hotel here and was ... Read more...

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Hospital fire: Kolkatans take out candlelight processions


December 11th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) People from all walks of life, including film personalities, Sunday took out a candlelight march to pay tribute to victims of the city's Advanced Medicare ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar protests reach IFFI campus


November 29th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Protests over the contentious Mullaperiyar dam in Idukki, Kerala, echoed at the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), as film personalities and journalists from Kerala ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh offers to strip at IFFI opener


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Wednesday turned an otherwise drab official function into a rib-tickling affair by offering to strip and reveal his bermudas on ... Read more...

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Brokering News: Documentary highlights the dark side of news


November 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Documenting the modus operandi of newspapers and television channels in soliciting advertisements in the garb of editorial content and earning huge amount of money in lieu ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh, Sharmila inaugurate 17th Kolkata film fest


November 10th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Balancing glamour and tradition, the 17th Kolkata Film Festival (KFF) started here Thursday with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and actress Sharmila Tagore inaugurating the ... Read more...

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Rahul, Varun among young MPs to witness army exercise


November 8th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and his cousin Varun Gandhi from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may be among young MPs to get an ... Read more...

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South Indian producer Dasari Padma dies


October 28th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Well-known south Indian producer Dasari Padma, wife of eminent Telugu filmmaker and former union minister of state Dasari Narayana Rao, died Friday after a brief illness. ... Read more...

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Indian celebs tweet condolences for ‘immortal’ Jobs


October 6th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) A visionary, leader and entrepreneur par excellence -- that's how Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died Wednesday, will be remembered by Indian celebrities, businessmen ... Read more...

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Hindu or Christian, for Kerala kids it’s Vidyarambham


October 6th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) In a ceremony called "Vidyarambham", thousands of tiny tots in Kerala were Thursday initiated into the world of learning - originally a Hindu practice that has ... Read more...

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Kannada actor denied bail in wife assault case


September 13th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) A Bangalore court Tuesday denied bail to leading Kannada actor Darshan who has been arrested for assaulting his wife, though she withdrew her complaint against him.First ... Read more...

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Ace photographer Gautam Rajadhyaksha dead


September 13th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Well-knwown portrait photographer Gautam Rajadhyaksha passed away Tuesday following a massive heart attack, family sources said. He was 61. Many political leaders expressed their condolences on his ... Read more...

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‘Gautam Rajadhyaksha was a pioneer in glamour photography’


September 13th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has termed Gautam Rajadhyaksha, who passed away here early Tuesday, as one of the finest photographers in the industry, while his ... Read more...

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TV gives actresses life beyond films: Juhi Chawla (Interview)


September 11th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Whether it's Preity Zinta, Shilpa Shetty, Raveena Tandon or Madhuri Dixit, many of Bollywood's top actresses have made their presence felt on the small screen ... Read more...

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Happy Janmashtami, says Bollywood


August 22nd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bollywood celebs may be busy with their work, but it doesn't stop them from wishing their fans on festivals and Monday film personalities Anupam ... Read more...

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Celina at Azad Maidan to support Anna


August 21st, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) With Anna Hazare's fast in New Delhi entering its sixth day Sunday, the latest from Bollywood to join his campaign against corruption are actors Celina ... Read more...

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Telugu film industry extends support to Hazare


August 19th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) The Telugu film industry members Friday took out a rally and observed a day-long fast demanding that the Jan Lokpal bill of activist Anna Hazare's team ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor to be honoured at South Asia Film Festival


August 18th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) Legendary actor Shammi Kapoor will be honoured with a tribute at the South Asia Film Festival (SAFF), which opens in Goa Sep 15, the organisers said ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor’s death shocks Kannada film industry


August 14th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) Dancing King Shammi Kapoor's death early Sunday morning has shocked many Kannada film personalities who were close to the flamboyant star who changed the ... Read more...

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Drug racket busted in Hyderabad, two held


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Police Friday night busted a drug racket with the arrest of two people including a Nigerian and recovered cocaine from them.A police official of Langar Houz ... Read more...

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