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Kabir Khan’s acid test, getting okay from Salim Khan


August 13th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Director Kabir Khan says that when renowned screenwriter and Salman Khan's father Salim Khan okayed "Ek Tha Tiger" without any changes, he felt he has ... Read more...

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Om Puri’s role in ‘Chakravyuh’ similar to Kobad Ghandy


August 11th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha's new movie "Chakravyuh", which explores the Maoist insurgency, will see Om Puri playing a character similar to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy. The veteran ... Read more...

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Ajay Devgn’s ‘Himmatwala’ set for Holi release (With Images)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Sajid Khan's "Himmatwala", featuring Ajay Devgn and Southern actress Tamannaah, will hit the silver screens March 29, 2013 , two days after Holi.Produced by ... Read more...

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New scripts reflect our world: Hansal Mehta


August 10th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Trends and formulas are here to stay, but nowadays filmmakers are pciking stories from around them and briginging it to big screen in a fascinating ... Read more...

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Madhuri’s ‘Gulab Gang’ goes on floors in October


August 9th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The shooting of Madhuri Dixit's comeback film "Gulab Gang", the production debut of director Anubhav Sinha, will begin in October. Since the movie is all about ... Read more...

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Youth ready to watch people like me on TV: Sunny Leone


August 9th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) She has no regrets for what she does, and knows her work as a porn star goes against Indian culture. But Sunny Leone says its ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ will sustain on content: Kabir Khan


August 9th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Kabir Khan says Salman Khan's presence in "Ek Tha Tiger" will bring in the initial footfalls, but the film's content and direction will sustain ... Read more...

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‘Freedom’ cast to attend workshops to hone skills (With images)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Director Vivek Agnihotri is taking no chances with his debut production "Freedom". He is planning to conduct workshops here for the cast of the political ... Read more...

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Censor board becoming more liberal: Director Dibakar Banerjee


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Even as many filmmakers feel the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has become more strict about content, critically acclaimed director Dibakar Banerjee begs to ... Read more...

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I’m never satisfied with my work: Imtiaz Ali


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Director Imtiaz Ali has made commercially successful films like "Jab We Met" and "Rockstar", but says he isn't satisfied with his body of work."I ... Read more...

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‘Heroine’ trailer crosses 2 mn hits on YouTube (Movie Snippets)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor's spicy avatar in the first trailer of "Heroine" has grabbed over two million eyeballs since its launch on YouTube.The trailer was launched ... Read more...

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Filmmaking losing its iconic identity: Shekhar Kapur


August 1st, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Can you shoot a video on your phone? If yes, you're a filmmaker, says Shekhar Kapur, who feels technology has made filmmaking an easier form ... Read more...

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Make space for arthouse cinema: Kiran Rao


July 30th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who made her directorial debut with off-beat film "Dhobi Ghat", feels there is need to create space for such films. However, she ... Read more...

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Sridevi to flaunt Sabyasachi sari at Toronto fest


July 30th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Sridevi's Bollywood comeback "English Vinglish" will be premiered at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and the actress has decided to wear a sari, ... Read more...

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Pooja keen to re-look ‘Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain’


July 29th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Actress-turned-director Pooja Bhatt says she is keen to revisit her father's 1974 "radical" and "shocking" film "Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain" and Mahesh Bhatt has welcomed the ... Read more...

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Opening ceremony a warm-up act for Games: Danny Boyle


July 28th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Danny Boyle, the mastermind behind the grand opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, says the spectacle was a "warm-up" act for the Games.The Oscar-winning ... Read more...

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Farah wants Sunita Williams to watch ‘Joker’ - in space!


July 27th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Farah Khan is going out of her way, literally, to promote her home production "Joker" in a unique way. She wants to make it ... Read more...

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Negotiating with Katrina for ‘Noor’: Ketan Mehta


July 26th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Ketan Mehta admits he is in talks with actress Katrina Kaif to play legendary World War II spy Noor Inayat Khan in his ambitious project ... Read more...

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‘Happy New Year’ goes on floors in December


July 26th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Farah Khan is yet to lock an actress for her next directorial "Happy New Year", but says she will begin the shooting by December."One ... Read more...

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Not doing Shankar’s film: Deepika Padukone


July 24th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says she is not part of southern filmmaker Shankar's next film.Denying rumours that she might star in the director's movie opposite ... Read more...

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‘Student Of The Year’ trailer out on Rakhi


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The trailer of Karan Johar's much-awaited directorial venture "Student Of The Year" will release on the festival of Rakhi Aug 2, said the filmmaker.The 40-year-old ... Read more...

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Spoof not aimed at Bhansali’s ‘Devdas’: Tusshar Kapoor


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is said to be upset with a spoof on his movie "Devdas" in the film "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum". However, actor ... Read more...

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Veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal dead (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 23 (IANS) Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and the first head of the women's wing of the Azad Hind Fauj, died around ... Read more...

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Ekta Kapoor again unhappy with censors


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor is again at loggerheads with the censor board over her forthcoming film "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum" for its adult content. The filmmaker ... Read more...

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Richie confirms girlfriend’s pregnancy news


July 20th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Guy Ritchie and girlfriend Jacqui Ainsley have confirmed that they were expecting a baby again.Ainsley had sparked rumours of being pregnant Wednesday, when she ... Read more...

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Remo D’ Souza scares young Salman Khan


July 19th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Young choreographer Salman Khan, who is seen with actress Isha Sharvani on "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5", says he is most scared of Remo D'Souza - ... Read more...

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Guy Ritchie’s girlfriend pregnant again?


July 19th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Guy Ritchie's girlfriend Jacqui Ainsley has sparked pregnancy rumours after she was pictured cupping her stomach at the premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises".The ... Read more...

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‘Jism 2′ for common man who understands erotica: Pooja


July 19th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Pooja Bhatt's "Jism 2" has been passed with an A-certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). She says it is an adult ... Read more...

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Poet-TV persona Pritish Nandy experiments with 140-character poetry (With Image)


July 18th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Insolent, angry, wicked that's me/Or so you say before you angrily look away/Faith is so yesterday/Tomorrow is where I want to be.Poet, painter, journalist, ... Read more...

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Piyush Jha’s novel to be turned into movie (With Image)


July 17th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Piyush Jha, whose last film "Sikander" failed to click at the box office, is gearing up to make a movie on his novel "Mumbaistan", ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur not replacing Hrithik with Ranbir


July 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Shekhar Kapur is surprised that his casual meeting with Ranbir Kapoor has sparked speculation that the actor will replace Hrithik Roshan in the filmmaker's ... Read more...

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Old is gold: Revival time for Bollywood’s defunct banners


July 17th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Exorbitant budgets, corporatisation of the filmmaking process and the rise of new 'costly' stars pushed Bollywood's old production houses into oblivion. But some dormant ... Read more...

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Cameron moves to dismiss ‘Avatar’ lawsuit


July 17th, 2012 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) Filmmaker James Cameron has asked a judge to dismiss a $2.5 billion lawsuit against "Avatar", filed by a screenwriter, who alleged that it shares key ... Read more...

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Filmmaker in search of Divya Bharti’s look-alike


July 14th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Director Vikram Sandhu denies that his movie "Dream" is a biopic on Divya Bharti, but admits he is scouting for a look-alike of the late actress ... Read more...

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Now Bollywood floats bold, uncut version online


July 13th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood is perhaps in its boldest phase ever, but the censor board often plays a spoilsport. To combat that, filmmakers have found another way ... Read more...

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