film production

‘Preity Zinta is a businesswoman in her head’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) She is a successful actress, has represented many brands, co-owns an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise and is now ready with her debut film production. ... Read more...

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Studio Green keen to distribute ‘Kumki’


September 9th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) K. Gnanavel Raja of Studio Green is keen to acquire the distribution rights of Tamil film "Kumki", an interesting tale of a mahout and his elephant."The ... Read more...

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Goa newspaper’s editor, wife arrested for cheating investors


September 6th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) The Goa Police Thursday arrested a newspaper editor of a free-sheeter newspaper and his wife for duping investors of Rs.25 crore by promising to multiply ... Read more...

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Don’t want to make any more films: Hema Malini


August 24th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nathdwara (Rajasthan), Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Hema Malini, whose last production and directorial venture "Tell Me O Kkhuda" failed at the box office, says she is in no mood ... Read more...

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China to inject $157 mn in film, media projects


July 10th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) China plans to inject more than 1 billion yuan (about $157 million) in film and media enterprises over the next six months, it was reported Monday.The ... Read more...

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‘1971′ director’s next a romantic comedy (With Images)


June 26th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) After making his directorial debut with "1971", a National Award-winning movie based on prisoners of war, Amrit Sagar Chopra is back after a break of ... Read more...

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Action without entertainment no fun: Shabina Khan


June 13th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Her debut Bollywood co-production "Rowdy Rathore" has crossed Rs.100 crore mark at the box office and designer Shabina Khan is ecstatic. She says all ... Read more...

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Explore Shilllong, says filmmaker Chinmoy Sarmah


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 22 (IANS) Corporate honcho-turned-filmmaker Chinmoy Sarmah is making "Shillong" with Arfi Lamba, who acted in the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire". He says the aim is to tell ... Read more...

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Concept to can: luring Hollywood to Hyderabad (With Images)


April 17th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) Three decades after his father, legendary Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, started the Telugu film industry's migration from Madras (now Chennai) to Hyderabad, his actor ... Read more...

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I am an actor, not an entrepreneur: Shah Rukh


April 15th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan who co-owns the Kolkata Knight Riders IPL franchisee and runs a film production house, Sunday said he was not an ... Read more...

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Annapurna builds world-class film studios in Hyderabad


April 14th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 14 (IANS) Annapurna Studios, one of the leading film production centres in India, Saturday announced it has added five state-of-the-art studios with an investment of Rs.100 crore. The ... Read more...

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SRK brand ambassador for Prayag Film City


April 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) City-based Prayag Group, with interests in infrastructure, hospitality and film production, Wednesday roped in Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan as the brand ambassador for its ... Read more...

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Govinda to start production house to launch daughter


February 29th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Govinda, who has completed 25 years in showbiz, is right now trying to settle his daughter's career in the film industry and says he will ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan face of Victoria’s Indian Film Festival


February 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Victoria's Indian Film Festival to be held in Melbourne this year."I am delighted ... Read more...

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Monday is world competition day


December 4th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Competition watchdogs across the world will celebrate World Competition Day on Dec 5 and the theme this year is 'cartels and their harmful effects on ... Read more...

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Yahoo India launches its online video service


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Internet major Yahoo Tuesday launched a free online video service, Yahoo! Video, in association with television channels and film production houses to offer content across ... Read more...

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Imtiaz turns creative producer for ‘My Girlfriend…” Hindi remake


November 10th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Imtiaz Ali will be the creative producer for the official Hindi remake of 2009 South Korean blockbuster "My Girlfriend is an Agent" (MGIAA).The ... Read more...

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Over 100 Indian films shot in Thailand annually


August 20th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) Bollywood and ad filmmakers are making a beeline for Thailand with over 100 films being shot by Indian producers in the Southeast Asian nation annually, ... Read more...

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Malayalam superstars feel heat of IT raids


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 23 (IANS) Superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal reigned supreme when they played sophisticated conmen or upright bureaucrats in reel life, but in real life they have begun to feel ... Read more...

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IT raids on superstars Mammootty, Mohanlal on (Roundup)


July 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) Raids were conducted by Income Tax officials on two of India's biggest filmstars, Mammootty and Mohanlal, and their business associates across four southern cities Friday, and ... Read more...

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Income tax raids on Mammooty, Mohanlal (Third Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) Income tax officials Friday raided two of India's biggest film stars, Mammootty and Mohanlal, across four southern cities. Both the Kerala-based actors have been asked to ... Read more...

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Income tax sleuths knock at Mammooty, Mohanlal’s doors (Second Lead, changing dateline)


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) Seven teams of income tax officials Friday raided the homes and offices of Mammootty and Mohanlal across four cities, with both the southern superstars believed to ... Read more...

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Aguilera denies gatecrashing into Renner’s party


June 19th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera has denied rumours of gatecrashing into actor Jeremy Renner's party and falling asleep on his bed saying it was an open bash ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host Tagore film festival


May 7th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) In order to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore, Enlighten Film Society will organise a film festival based on his text ... Read more...

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I aim to bring powerful subjects on screen: Nandita Das


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Award-winning actor-filmmaker Nandita Das believes in bringing strong, powerful subjects on screen. She says her next acting venture "I AM" fits the bill as ... Read more...

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Indian drama in Canadian polls: Delhi filmmaker alleges copyright violation


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 2 (IANS) Delhi-born Gemini Award-winning filmmaker Ali Kazimi has alleged that Canada's ruling Conservative Party has violated his copyrights by using an image from one of his ... Read more...

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Now, Palin says “cleaning up sloppiness of reporters could be a full time job”


March 31st, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has slammed the Daily Caller for "sloppiness" in its reporting after the website claimed that two minor conservative media personalities had expressed ... Read more...

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Filming of much-delayed ‘The Hobbit’ finally begins


March 21st, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 21 (ANI): After years of delays, director Peter Jackson has finally called 'lights, camera, action' on 'The Hobbit'.Filming for the much-anticipated prequel to the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy finally ... Read more...

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Bengali cinema going for classy foreign locales


February 13th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Exotic tourist spots of Southeast Asian countries are fast turning into favourite shooting destinations for Bengali cinema, thanks to cheaper costs.Shooting on the alluring sea beaches ... Read more...

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Halle Berry’s allegations are untrue and irresponsible, says ex-beau


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Halle Berry's ex-beau Gabriel Aubry has slammed the 'Monster Ball' star's allegations in the press as untrue and irresponsible.A day after Berry announced she was pulling out of ... Read more...

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Halle Berry to fight for custody of daughter


February 1st, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 1 (ANI): Hollywood star Halle Berry is planning to take ex Gabriel Aubry, 35, to court to fight for the custody of their daughter, Nahla, 2."Halle Berry was forced ... Read more...

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Sunny Deol Discovers Importance Of Promotion After ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana’


January 31st, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, which starred his dad veteran actor Dharmendra and his brother Bobby Deol.The 54-year old action hero has learned the trick of promoting films and how it helps in the success ... Read more...

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Talwar’s attacker blames his ‘emotional weakness’ for assault


January 26th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A day after attacking Rajesh Talwar, father of murdered teenager Arushi, his attacker Utsav Sharma Wednesday blamed his emotional weakness for the viscious assault."You can call it ... Read more...

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Same man attacked Talwar, S.P.S. Rathore


January 25th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 25 (IANS) The young man who attacked Rajesh Talwar, father of murdered teen, has been identified as Utsav Sharma, who had earlier assaulted Haryana's tainted former police chief S.P.S. Rathore ... Read more...

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No IPL, I’m not a billionaire: Saif Ali Khan (Interview)


January 20th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Some of his Bollywood peers own one. But Saif Ali Khan says he has moved on from his dream of owning an Indian Premier ... Read more...

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