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Aamir inspired me to take up ‘Prithvi’: Kannada actor Puneeth


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar, youngest son of late actor Rajkumar, is a huge fan of Aamir Khan and says the Bollywood star inspired him ... Read more...

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Kareena shows different shades of Bollywood ‘heroine’ (With Images)


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A picture is worth a thousand words and the first look of Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine", with Kareena Kapoor lying upside down, wearing a ... Read more...

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President, PM mourn Rajesh Khanna’s death (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi were among the host of political leaders who mourned the death of ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna, Bollywood’s first superstar, no more (Roundup)


July 18th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Rajesh Khanna, who epitomised superstardom in Hindi cinema in the 1970s with such immortals as "Anand", "Kati Patang" and "Aradhana", left for a "nice and ... Read more...

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PM mourns Rajesh Khanna’s death


July 18th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has mourned the death of Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna, who passed away Wednesday after a prolonged illness."I convey my heartfelt ... Read more...

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Dara Singh shifted home, still on ventilator (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Critically ill actor-wrestler Dara Singh was shifted from hospital to his Juhu home late Wednesday as it was his family's wish that the 84-year-old actor ... Read more...

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Dara Singh critical, MRI shows damage to brain


July 11th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh's condition continues to be very critical. He is undergoing dialysis at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here and doctors say there has ... Read more...

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Pray for Dara Singh, says Dharmendra


July 10th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Actor Dharmendra, who visited hospitalised wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh whose condition is very critical, asked people to pray for his recovery."He is my darling brother. Let's ... Read more...

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Dara Singh still ‘very critical’


July 10th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh, who is on life support system and undergoing dialysis, continued to battle for life Tuesday with doctors attending on him saying he was ... Read more...

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Dara Singh still critical, undergoes dialysis


July 9th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh continues to be very critical and is now undergoing dialysis, a doctor said here Monday.The 84-year-old was taken to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani ... Read more...

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Kite flying - old passion finds new celluloid expression


June 30th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) For some it denotes a victory call, for others a struggle against obstacles and important life lessons -- India's age-old tradition of kite flying ... 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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Malayalam thespian Jose Prakash dead


March 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 24 (IANS) The grand old man of Malayalam films Jose Prakash passed away Saturday afternoon at a private hospital here, family sources said.Thespian Prakash, 86, will be remembered ... Read more...

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I still get jitters before my first shot: Mithun


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) After spending over three decades in the film world, actor Mithun Chakraborty says he still gets as jittery during the first shot of any movie ... Read more...

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Showbiz beckons children of politicos


February 21st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Politics could be a predictable career option for the progeny of politicians, but showbiz seems to be the new choice. Defence Minister A.K. Antony's ... Read more...

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Bollywood very friendly, accepting: Aditi Rao Hydari


February 11th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) She started off with supporting roles and now with "London, Paris, New York", Aditi Rao Hydari is set for her first lead role. The actress ... Read more...

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PM condoles Bangarappa’s death


December 26th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday condoled the death of former Karnataka chief minister S.Bangarappa, saying he would be remembered for his committment to the ... Read more...

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Former Karnataka chief minister Bangarappa passes away (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 26 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister Sarekoppa Bangarappa died here Monday in a private hospital where he was being treated for kidney-related problems, his family members said. ... Read more...

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Clooney, Swinton honoured at Telluride film fest


September 8th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Hollywood celebrities George Clooney and Tilda Swinton have been honoured at the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado for their contributions to the film world.Contactmusic.com reports that ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt saves a woman on movie set


August 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt saved a woman from being trampled on while shooting for his new film "World War Z".The 47-year-old actor was shooting battle scenes for ... Read more...

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Hollywood abuzz with Osama films rewrites ‘to reflect news of his death’


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): With the whole world buzzing with news of Osama Bin Laden's death in Pakistan, Hollywood producers and screenwriters are wasting no time to reflect the breaking news to ... Read more...

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Karishma Kapoor promotes furniture in Bangladesh


April 16th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress Karishma Kapoor opened a furniture showroom in a posh downtown area of the national capital, saying this had the potential of becoming a ... Read more...

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Tamil cine world votes


April 13th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) From Rajinikanth to Kamal Hassan, leading lights of the Tamil film world Wednesday voted in the Tamil Nadu election.Super star Rajinikanth, who resides in the posh ... Read more...

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Abhishek top Bollywood brand endorser


April 11th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Guess which Bollywood actor is the most visible face in the advertising space? No 'idea'? Well, it's Abhishek Bachchan, who hogs the limelight among his ... Read more...

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‘Battle Los Angeles’ cliched but a fun watch (IANS Movie Review)


March 11th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "World Invasion: Battle Los Angeles"; Actors: Aaron Eckhart, Ramon Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan, Michelle Rodriguez, Ne-Yo; Director: Jonathan Liebesman; Rating: ***There is nothing original about "World Invasion: Battle Los Angeles". ... Read more...

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After bad show as host, Franco skips Oscar party


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 1 (IANS) Actor James Franco skipped his own Academy Awards after-party after a lacklustre performance as the host of the mega event.The "127 Hours" star, who was slammed ... Read more...

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No politics please, only cinema, says Arjun Singh’s grandson


January 30th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) With his political lineage, he would seem just right in politics. But Congress veteran Arjun Singh's grandson Arunoday is clear that Bollywood is where he belongs. He ... Read more...

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Nagarjuna Working Faithfully In The Gym To Fashion The Desired ‘Six Pack Abs’


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, etc. The percentage of the success of his Telugu films has been astonishingly high.Nagarjuna is probably the solitary hero in the Telugu film industry, who has continuously managed to maintain ... Read more...

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Is Bellamkonda Suresh On The Verge Of Remaking Kaavalan?


January 20th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, which has, as its central characters, Vijay and Asin. The Tamil film fraternity is commonly labeled as Kollywood. More particulars about the Telugu remake are likely in the near future. ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ leads Baftas nominations


January 19th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): British historical drama 'The King's Speech' is leading the nominations for this year's Baftas with 14 nods.Tom Hooper's film about King George VI is up for best ... Read more...

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Kamal Haasan Likely To Have A Second Innings In The Malayalam Film World With Gokulam Films


January 18th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kamal, as an actor, has finished a commendable 50 years in Indian cinema.Foremost producer as well as distributor of Malayalam movies, Gokulam Gopalan, who is linked to Gokulam Films (GF), ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor: Want To Be Taken Home


January 18th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Veteran Bollywood stars Shammi Kapoor, 79-year old and Shashi Kapoor, 72-year old are both hospitalized in Mumbai with critical conditions. Both the ailing Kapoor veterans are not ready to go ... Read more...

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Mammootty looks forward to first film production, hospital


January 8th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 8 (IANS) After a very productive 2010 with four hit films and a best actor award, Malayalam superstar Mammootty will in March this year launch the first film under his ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi’s Return To Cinema Put On Hold


January 8th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Telugu film actor Chiranjeevi will not make a return to the film world any time soon. According to earlier reports in the media, Chiranjeevi’s comeback project, to be produced by his ... Read more...

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It’s not me in Nityananda sex video: Actress Ranjita


December 31st, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangaore, Dec 31 (IANS) Tamil actress Ranjitha Friday denied that she was the woman in a sex romp video involving self-styled godman Nityananda Swami."I am not the woman in the video," Ranjitha ... Read more...

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