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Karan Johar over-shoots ‘SOTY’, feels he’s making a sequel


June 28th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says he has shot a lot of extra footage for his directorial venture "Student Of The Year" - so much so that ... Read more...

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The perks of being Sanjay Bhansali’s sister


June 28th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) That she is filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's sister has made her journey into showbiz trouble free, admits editor-turned-director Bela Sehgal whose first venture "Shirin Farhad ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi firm to set up agro-processing plants in Tripura


May 24th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 24 (IANS) The PRAN Group of Bangladesh will set up agro-processing plants in Tripura with an investment of $5 million, an official said here Thursday. The project is ... Read more...

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First state-run water park opens in Lonavala (With Images)


May 7th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lonavala (Maharashtra), May 7 (IANS) A swank, modern and affordable water park, which opened near this hill station, marks the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation's (MTDC) maiden foray into the amusement ... Read more...

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Asha compares Ravi Shankar’s looks to Tagore


January 31st, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) When singing legend Asha Bhosle came face-to-face with 92-year-old sitar maestro Ravi Shankar after a long time here Tuesday, she couldn't help but compare his ... Read more...

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John turns producer with ‘Vicky Donor’


November 9th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) John Abraham has turned producer and is set to make cutting edge entertainers with international appeal under his banner J.A. Entertainment Pvt Ltd. Director Shoojit ... Read more...

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US to mobilize $25 mn for clean energy R&D; in India


November 7th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The United States will mobilize $25 million of Department of Energy funding for a joint clean energy research and development (R&D;) center in India, Under ... Read more...

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Entire F1 fraternity is agog about Indian Grand Prix: Karthikeyan


October 16th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) India's pioneering Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan is not the only one excited about his inaugural home Grand Prix in two weeks' time. The entire ... Read more...

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Salman plans to show ‘Chillar Party’ to Ambika Soni


June 4th, 2011 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan wants to show "Chillar Party", his first venture under his banner Salman Khan Being Human Productions, to Minister for Information and ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig replaces David Attenborough as new voice of BBC nature films


April 30th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Daniel Craig, better known by cinema-goers as James bond, is set to replace Sir David Attenborough, Britain's greatest broadcasting naturalist, as the voice of BBC nature films. Craig ... Read more...

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Lily Allen designing a line of vintage-inspired dresses for her store


March 30th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Lily Allen and her sister are designing a line of vintage-inspired dresses that the star will sell in her shop, Lucy in Disguise.The singer launched the vintage ... Read more...

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‘Nadunisi Naaygal’ an unimpressive show by star director Menon (Tamil Movie Review)


February 20th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan DI Film: "Nadunisi Naaygal"; Cast: Sameera Reddy, Veera, Ashwin and others; Director: Gautham Vasudev Menon; Producer: Photon Kathaas; Cinematography: Manoj Paramhamsa; Editor: Antony; Art Director: Rajeevan; Rating: ** 1/2Menon, who floated ... Read more...

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Thilakan’s Returns To Drama After 25 Years


January 17th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
in 1979. He had a small role in this film but made his mark as an actor.Since then, he appeared in many Mollywood films and went on earning various awards ... Read more...

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Padmapriya Janakiraman: All Set To Start Bengali Film Debut!


January 10th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Here is some good news for all the Bengalees and Bengali movie lovers that the insanely gorgeous and stunningly beautiful Tamil superstar, Padmapriya Janakiraman is all set to make her ... Read more...

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Debutant Director KR Mathivannan Is Set To Release Aridhu Aridhu


December 20th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The director has roped in newcomers like Uttara Raj and Harish in the lead roles and Jaya Krishnan has produced the movie under the banner JK Creations. Mathivannan adds that his ... Read more...

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Indian animal vaccine maker gives Nepal a shot


September 20th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 20 (IANS) Leading Indian animal vaccine maker Hester Biosciences Ltd has entered into a collaboration with a veteran Nepali corporate group to extend its wings overseas for export.The ... Read more...

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Debutant directors to unravel dilemma of urban couples


September 14th, 2010 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Busy parents, lonely children, career over family, surrogacy -- debutant directors Anup Das and Sona Jain will throw light on the problems faced by urban couples ... Read more...

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20 Cuts For Sangeeth Sivan’s Film


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Renowned director Sangeeth Sivan's first venture as producer with the movie film "3 32 Mumbai To India, has undergone lots of cuts in dialogues to get a ... Read more...

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Dinesh Baboo’s Eradane Madhuve Crosses 50 Days


September 1st, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Dinesh Baboo directed Kannada movie "Eradane Madhuve' has crossed 50 days of running at many theaters in Karnataka. The title of the film means "second ... Read more...

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Give ‘Preethi Hangama’ a miss (Kannada Movie Review)


August 27th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Preethi Hangama"; Cast: Vivek Raj, Shubha Poonja, Anant Nag, Avinash, Oorvashi, Padmaja Rao; Director: Vivek Raj; Producer: Pushpa Eknath and Rashmi Eknath; Music Composer: Raj Kiran; Camera: Chandrashekhar; Rating: ... Read more...

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Sharad Kelkar excited to hear his own voice!


August 27th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sharad Kelkar famously known as Thakur Digvijay Singh Bhadoria of Colors' "Bairi Piya', for the first time made his presence felt on the big screen, with ... Read more...

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Shravana Audio Released


July 13th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The film Shravana is the first venture from producer Mallikarjunaiah a.k.a RTO Shivanna and K. N. Venkatesh. The movie's major portion was shot in the district of ... Read more...

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Kelsey Grammer’s Wife Camille Donatacci Files For Divorce


July 2nd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, July 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday, the third wife of actor Kelsey Grammer, Camille Donatacci filed for divorce from the actor at the Los Angeles Court. Camille Donatacci ... Read more...

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Murray fan hopes his ‘anthem’ will inspire Scot to Wimbledon glory


June 21st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): A fan and singer-songwriter has penned an anthem in honour of British tennis star Andy Murray in the hope it will lift him to Wimbledon glory this year.Neil ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Romit looking forward to play Nishikant Kulkarni


May 21st, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Romit Raj, whose claim to fame are his characters Jeet and Yuvraj in "Maayka' and "Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyann' respectively, is now ready to dazzle viewers again ... Read more...

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Rahman To Jam With Usher And Dido!


May 18th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rahman is working with the biggies and it's not just in Bollywood now, but internationally too. Rahman's expertise and and genius is known to all and ... Read more...

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Need to de-stress? Walk into this neighbourhood spa in Gurgaon (IANS Spa Review)


May 11th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 11 (IANS) "Is the pressure, okay," asks the masseur softly, as her hands move surely on tired, abused calf muscles. A musical melody wafts through the small speakers, with the ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri Film goes to Cannes Film Festival


May 6th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 06, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bhojpuri films are now trying to get visibility on the international circuit. For the first time in the history of Bhojpuri Films, Jala Debh Duniya Tohra ... Read more...

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Donald Trump’s “best in the world” golf course revealed


April 3rd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 3 (ANI): American business tycoon Donald Trump's "best in the world" golf course has been unveiled by his team of designers.His developers in Scotland released two views depicting two ... Read more...

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My directorial debut will be quirky comedy: Arshad Warsi (With Images)


March 31st, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Arshad Warsi, who has juggled roles as choreographer, actor and producer in over a decade in Bollywood, wants to do more dark roles. He ... Read more...

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Warner Bros Up For “Gilligan’s Island” Movie?


March 4th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, Mar 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Warner Bros and Atlas Entertainment have joined in hands with plans to bring "Gilligan's Island" to the silver screen. It is probable that ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan attend Ambani’s party


March 1st, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 1 (ANI): Bollywood superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh descended at the Grand Hyatt hotel here for a party organised by Industrialist Anil Ambani.Shah Rukh Khan expressed his happiness that ... Read more...

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Telegu Movie ‘Leader’ Introduces Rana Daggubati


February 19th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Telegu movie "Leader", which is said to be inspired from the Indian Bollywood movie, "Nayak" has been released this week. The Hindi feature film, "Nayak" starring ... Read more...

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Rahman nominated for yet another international award


February 5th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 5 (ANI): Oscar-winning musician A.R. Rahman has been nominated for yet another award-excellence in musical scoring for 2009 by International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA).He has been nominated ... Read more...

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Tennis star Murray records a rap


November 23rd, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.23 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has recorded a rap single.The Scot star agreed to add his vocal talents to a song by former Wimbledon doubles champs Bob and ... Read more...

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