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TV actor Manish Paul turns con man for debut movie


July 20th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) If TV host Ayushmann Khurrana played sperm donor Vicky, Manish Paul is set to play Punjabi computer geek Mickey in his debut film "Oye Mickey".First ... Read more...

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Farah, Boman’s ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ moment


July 17th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) First time director Bela Sehgal has managed to pull off a spoof on Karan Johar's "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" by making actors Boman Irani and ... Read more...

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Akshay starrer ‘Oh My God’ first look unveiled (With Images)


June 29th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Akshay Kumar plays the modern day Lord Krishna in his forthcoming film "Oh My God" and its first poster shows the star riding a ... Read more...

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I hold record of 22 films with new directors: Boman Irani


June 26th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Boman Irani worked in Rajkumar Hirani's first film "Munnabhai M.B.B.S" and recently teamed with Rajesh Mapuskar for his debut vehicle "Ferrari Ki Sawaari". The ... Read more...

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‘Ferrari..’ has its moments of fine sawaari (IANS Hindi Film Review)


June 16th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Ferrari Ki Sawaari"; Starring: Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani, Ritvik Sahore;Directed by: Rajesh Mapuskar; Rating:***This is "Lage Raho Munnabhai" without Munna, though there are plenty of low brow Bhais' ... Read more...

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“Patang” is totally unique: Seema Biswas (Interview) (With Images)


June 15th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Acclaimed actor Seema Biswas of "Bandit Queen" and "Water" fame looks at Indian-American director Prashant Bhargava's award winning first feature film "Patang" (Kite) as ... Read more...

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‘Ferrari…’ races with ‘Chakradhaar’, ‘Qasam Se Qasam Se’ (IANS Preview)


June 11th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) After breaking all opening box office records with his movie "3 Idiots", filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's next offering "Ferrari Ki Sawaari" is ready to ... Read more...

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Successful directors don’t need me: Vidhu Vinod Chopra


June 10th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra says he likes collaborating with upcoming directors as working with new talent is far more gratifying than making a film with established ... Read more...

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Believe in good story, not stars: Vidhu Vinod Chopra


May 8th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) There is no lead actress in "Ferrari Ki Sawaari", but producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra is confident about the film's box office performance and says he ... Read more...

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Good job Ayushmann, says Mini Mathur (Movie snippets)


April 29th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Veejay-turned-actor Ayushmann Khurrana' s film "Vicky Donor" has received a thumbs up from the industry and actress Mini Mathur praised him, saying he is quite believable ... Read more...

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Don’t want to only do remakes: Hrithik Roshan


January 13th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan is working in a remake for the first time, but the Bollywood heartthrob is determined not to continue with the genre post-"Agneepath". As ... Read more...

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In Kerala, they boo the film and make it a hit


November 24th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvanathapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) "Krishnanum Radhayum" is a badly made film, critics have panned it and aduiences are angry. But despite all that it is running houseful here. Guess ... Read more...

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John promotes ‘Desi Boyz’, says marketing vital


November 24th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) John Abraham has been city hopping, giving interviews and making an appearance on TV shows to promote his film "Desi Boyz", which is releasing Friday, ... Read more...

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‘Ishta’- an effort gone waste (Kannada Film Review)


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Ishta"; Producer: Vijayakumar Chabbria; Direction: R.P.Krishna; Music: Indrani Chabbria; Cast: Santosh, Bhumika, Ravi Teja, Premalatha, Karibasavaiah, Srikanth Heblikar and others; Camera: Mahadev; Rating:*The vinyl designs and posters of "Ishta" looked ... Read more...

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Flawed script makes ‘Dhada’ ordinary fare (Telugu Movie Review)


August 14th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dhada" (Telugu); Cast: Naga Chaitanya, Kajal Aggarwal, Brahmanandam, Samiksha, Rahul Dev, Kelly Dorjee and Mukesh Rishi; Producer: D. Siva Prasad Reddy; Director: Ajay Bhuyan; Music Director: Devi Sri Prasad; Rating: ... Read more...

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‘I Am Kalam’ gives message without preaching (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


August 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "I Am Kalam"; Cast: Harsh Mayar, Hussan Saad, Pitobash, Gulshan Grover and Beatrice Ordeix; Director: Nila Madab Panda; Rating: ****The boy is a dreamer. One look at the former President ... Read more...

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Cattrall glad to leave behind ’sexual icon’ tag


July 16th, 2011 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Actress Kim Cattrall says she is glad that she is no longer considered a "sexual icon"."It was so much fun to leave behind this kind of ... Read more...

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‘Shaitan’ - a new kind of cinematic voice (IANS Movie Review)


June 11th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shaitan"; Cast: Rajeev Khandelwal, Kalki Koechlin, Shiv Pandit, Gulsha Devaiya, Kirti Kulhari, Neil Boopalam; Rating: ***1/2If there were any doubts about 2011 being the year of reckoning for Indian ... Read more...

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Fresh faced: Bollywood maps new terrain (With Images)


May 19th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Coming to your box office this Friday are names that don't ring a bell. Yet they are the protagonists of a new trend in Bollywood ... Read more...

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Shot in seven days, ‘Men Will Be Men’ hits screens Friday (With Images)


April 26th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) What happens when four men get together for holiday in Pataya? First time director Gorky answers this in "Men Will Be Men", a commonly ... Read more...

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Abhishek starrer ‘Game’ breaks dry spell at box-office (IANS Preview)


March 28th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Big movies are back in business with "Game". The action thriller, releasing Friday, is the first big-budget and big starrer to hit the screens ... Read more...

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SRK as producer was a happy accident in Dubai: Director Abbas


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) After playing radio jockey, anchor-presenter, theatre artist and actor in showbiz, Roshan Abbas has now turned director and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has produced ... Read more...

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Small-budget ‘Udaan’ sweeps Filmfare Awards


January 30th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol won the best actor and actress award respectively for "My Name Is Khan" at the 56th Filmfare Awards Saturday, which was ruled ... Read more...

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Abhishek’s ‘Game’ to release on Fools’ Day


January 28th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) First time director Abhinay Deo's upcoming action thriller "Game", which has Abhishek Bachchan in the lead role, has been scheduled for an April 1 release.Produced under ... Read more...

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Yogish Is A Perfect Devadas!


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
is nearing completion and the first time director is geared for some appreciation as he believes his choice of actors is not only good, but best suited for the role ... Read more...

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Aamir is a dream producer: Kiran Rao


January 21st, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) She didn't want to work with Aamir Khan in "Dhobi Ghat", but once he was on board, first-time director Kiran Rao not only enjoyed working with her ... Read more...

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‘Turning 30′ - feisty tale of getting back in the groove (IANS Film Review; Rating:***)


January 15th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Turning 30"; Cast: Gul Panag, Purab Kohli, Sid Makkar; Director: Alankrita Shrivastava; Rating: ***It's that sassy, spunky, urbane chick mouthing that 'f' word again! Last week it was ... Read more...

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Salman named best actor, ‘Dabangg’ best film at Apsara Awards


January 12th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan Tuesday triumphed at the 6th edition of the Chevrolet Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards by bagging the best actor prize for ... Read more...

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‘Turning 30!!!’: an insight into a woman’s psyche (IANS Preview)


January 11th, 2011 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Aging skin, fading glow, white streaks in the hair and uncertainty - audiences will get to taste a slice of life in "Turning 30!!!" that talks about ... Read more...

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Deepa Sahi ready with her directorial debut ‘Tere Mere Phere’


January 10th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Female directors are making waves in Bollywood and next to join the bandwagon is actress-turned-director Deepa Sahi. She has finished shooting her directorial debut "Tere Mere ... Read more...

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‘Dhobi Ghat’ my personal tribute to Mumbai: Kiran Rao


January 10th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Kolkata girl Kiran Rao, who moved here after finishing her masters in mass communication from Delhi's Jamia and found both love and a career, says ... Read more...

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UTV eyes Rs.450 crore revenue by March 2011


December 29th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Production house UTV, which has satiated the appetite of viewers with a mixed bouquet of eight movies, including big budget multi-starrer "Raajneeti" and small but ... Read more...

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‘Jaane Bhi Do…’ more relevant now than before, says chronicler


December 25th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) In 1983, a first time director made a film that introduced Indian audiences to the genre of absurdist, black comedy. Twenty-seven years later a young ... Read more...

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Ammu Ramesh Upbeat About Debut Venture


December 14th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
First time director Ammu Ramesh is very excited about his debut film to be released from Kollywood this year. In a statement to the media, Ammu Ramesh candidly says that ... Read more...

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‘Viruthagiri’ Movie Review: A Good Debut Attempt


December 11th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 Director: VijayakanthCast: Vijayakanth, Meenakshi Dixit, Arun Pandian, Mansoor Ali KhanGenre: ActionRating: **‘Viruthagiri’ marks the debut of Vijayakanth as a Kollywood director. The actor who has appeared and wowed the audience in ... Read more...

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