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I don’t think cinema in Rs.100-cr terms: RGV


September 20th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Director-producer Ram Gopal Varma, known for making small budget films, says had he made movies with the thought of minting Rs.100 crore at the box office, ... Read more...

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Gautham praises Jiiva, Nani and Samantha


September 19th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon is all praise for actors Jiiva, Nani and Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and says working with them has been a memorable experience.Having ... Read more...

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Sajid Nadiadwala new president of AMPTPP


September 18th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Sajid Nadiadwala was here Tuesday named the new president of the Association of Motion Pictures and Television Program Producers (AMPTPP). The filmmaker, the youngest president of ... Read more...

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Pooja Bedi’s new dog named Gaga (Movie Snippet)


September 18th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Pooja Bedi has a new family member - a little Shih Tzu pup. And her daughter Aalia has named the pet Gaga, after international pop star ... Read more...

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S.S. Rajamouli pledges to donate organs


September 18th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli recently pledged to donate his organs.On a recent visit to Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, the filmmaker was so inspired and moved by ... Read more...

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Bold, daring acts to rule ‘India’s Got Talent’


September 14th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Be it singing, music, dance, puppetry or illusion, there has never been a limitation to the talent showcased at "India's Got Talent". The fourth season ... Read more...

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US warns of more violence over anti-Islam video


September 14th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) With anti-US protests over an anti-Islam video spreading to 11 nations, Washington braced for a growing furore threatening US interests abroad and at home ahead of ... Read more...

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Attack on US consulate in Libya deplorable: UAE papers


September 13th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 13 (IANS/WAM) Leading English dailies of the UAE have said the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi in which four Americans, including ambassador Christopher Stevens, were ... Read more...

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Making commercial films not Saurabh Shukla’s forte


September 13th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) As an actor, Saurabh Shukla has carved a niche for himself in commercial cinema, but when it comes to making films, he chooses to helm ... Read more...

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More than awards, Ranbir wants lot of people to see ‘Barfi!’


September 13th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 13 (IANS) What are Ranbir Kapoor's expectations from "Barfi!"? The Bollywood heartthrob says the biggest reward would be if audiences appreciate the film by thronging the movie ... Read more...

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Investing in newcomers not a risk: Mahesh Bhatt (Interview)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) In his four-decade career, Mahesh Bhatt has never shied away from giving chance to fresh talent in his films - whether it was Anupam ... Read more...

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Wright to direct first theatre project


September 5th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Joe Wright is preparing for his directorial debut in theatre after signing Arthur Wing Pinero's "Trelawny of the Wells".The show is set to debut at ... Read more...

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Emraan’s ‘Raaz 3′, TDP characters are poles apart


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) After playing a director in "The Dirty Picture" (TDP), Emraan Hashmi may be seen as a filmmaker again in "Raaz 3", but says this time ... Read more...

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Depp a great character actor, says Burton


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Tim Burton and Johnny Depp have worked together on eight films, and that's because the filmmaker is in awe of Depp's ability as a ... Read more...

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Luthria’s next film with Saif to begin 2013


September 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Milan Luthria, set to reunite with actor Saif Ali Khan 13 years after they worked together in 1999 film "Kachche Dhaage", will start shooting his ... Read more...

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Sippy to direct thriller, excited to explore unknown genre


August 31st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Ramesh Sippy has believed in taking risks ever since the release of his first directorial venture "Andaz". Now, when he returns to direction after 17 ... Read more...

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‘Bhoot 2′ is ‘Bhoot Returns’ (Movie Snippets)


August 31st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) The title tussle between filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma (RGV) and Nitin Manmohan has finally been resolved as the former has decided to name the sequel ... Read more...

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Priyadarshan busy as bee, thanks to new projects


August 30th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Award winning director Priyadarshan's hands are full. His comedy "Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal" has yet to hit screens, and he is already focusing on two new ... Read more...

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Paresh is my known devil: Priyadarshan


August 29th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Paresh Rawal has featured in most of the Hindi films made by Priyadarshan. The filmmaker reveals the reason is that they enjoy a good rapport."Because ... Read more...

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I am not gender-biased: Bhandarkar


August 29th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar is popular for making women-oriented films like "Chandni Bar", "Page 3" and "Fashion" and the filmmaker clarifies that this doesn't mean he ... Read more...

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Scott’s family sets up scholarship fund


August 28th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Family members of late filmmaker Tony Scott have set up a Tony Scott Scholarship Fund in his name.The "Top Gun" director, who committed suicide Aug ... Read more...

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Winfrey voted world’s highest paid celebrity


August 28th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has been voted the world's highest paid celebrity after banking $165 million in the past year.She has left behind ... Read more...

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A.K Hangal’s performance unmatched: Gowarikar


August 26th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowarikar, who worked with A.K. Hangal in the 2001 film "Lagaan", says that he will always be remembered for his "unmatched performance" and ... Read more...

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For me, he was ‘Humble saab’: Subhash Ghai


August 26th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who worked with A.K. Hangal in movies like including "Krodhi" and "Khalnayak", says he was a disciplined actor and thorough gentleman who ... Read more...

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Bela Sehgal doesn’t rule out ‘Shirin Farhad…’ sequel


August 25th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Debutant director Bela Sehgal is all smiles about the response to her movie "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi", and says she doesn't rule out ... Read more...

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Can’t make commercial films: ‘Anhey Ghorey…’ director


August 25th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Punjabi film director Gurvinder Singh, who received a National award for his debut film "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan" ("Alms for the Blind Horse"), says he ... Read more...

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Forty years on, romance still alive between Dilip, Saira (Movie Snippets)


August 25th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Their marriage is four decades old but romance hasn't faded between Bollywood couple Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu.The couple enjoyed a quiet dinner together at ... Read more...

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Explore an athlete’s dreams with ‘Khwaabb’


August 24th, 2012 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) If anyone of you thought sports-based movies were a well-explored topic in Bollywood, debutant director Zaid Ali Khan wants you to think again as he ... Read more...

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Court refuses to summon script of ‘Fashion’ film


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A Delhi court has turned down a plea for issuing an order to present the script of filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar's movie "Fashion" on an author's ... Read more...

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Berlusconi aide to act in porn movie


August 20th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 20 (IANS/AKI) Nicole Minetti, a former showgirl-turned-politician, who is on trial for allegedly procuring prostitutes for former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's erotic parties, is starting a ... Read more...

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Ashok Mehta was a pillar of strength: Aparna Sen


August 18th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Aparna Sen, who had worked with cinematographer Ashok Mehta in "36 Chowringhee Lane", "Paroma" and "Sati", is devastated after learning about his demise, as ... Read more...

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People from outside Mumbai are very rooted: Tigmanshu Dhulia (Interview)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Outsiders bring a lot of freshness to Bollywood because of their vast experience, says director and now actor Tigmanshu Dhulia. For Mumbaikars, India begins and ends ... Read more...

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GOW a befitting reply to Murari Kumar’s critics


August 14th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) After doing small roles, actor Murari Kumar finally got his due with his performance as Guddu in "Gangs of Wasseypur". He wants to dedicate the film ... Read more...

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Documentary explores ‘Jana Gana Mana’ spirit


August 14th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) National anthems worldwide often become ritualised with its adherents paying little attention to the words or their underlying meaning. As India prepares to celebrate its 65th ... Read more...

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‘English Vinglish’ inspired by my mom: Gauri Shinde


August 14th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Gauri Shinde, wife of filmmaker R. Balki, who is debuting as a director with "English Vinglish", says the film is inspired by her mother."This film is ... Read more...

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