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Omi Vadya hits jackpot with ‘Big In Bollywood’ (Movie Snippets)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Indian-American actor Omi Vaidya is on a high after his documentary "Big In Bollywood" was declared the best foreign film at the recently concluded Las ... Read more...

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‘A Separation’ wins best foreign film Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Iranian film "A Separation" walked away with the golden statuette for the best foreign film at the 84th Academy Awards."A Separation" beat Belgium's "Bullhead", Canada's ... Read more...

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‘A Separation’ wins best foreign film Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Iranian film "A Separation" walked away with the golden statuette for the best foreign film at the 84th Academy Awards."A Separation" beat Belgium's "Bullhead", Canada's ... Read more...

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Salman, SRK named most profitable actors


January 7th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan have been named the most profitable actors of the Hindi film industry in India and abroad respectively by ETC ... Read more...

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NY film festival honours `Maria My Love’, `El regreso’


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 23 (IANS/EFE) "Maria My Love" and Costa Rican feature "El regreso" were the winners of the awards for best US and foreign film, respectively, at the New ... Read more...

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Argentina wins best short film award at Panama fest


August 8th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Panama City, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) The short film "No me Ama", directed by Argentina's Martin Piroyanski, won the Best Short Foreign Film award at the 5th Hayah Festival held in ... Read more...

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‘Murder 2′ is closer to our own production ‘Sangharsh’: Mahesh Bhatt


July 13th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Producers Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt, who have hastened the process of working on 'Murder 3', say that "Murder 2" is not a copy of any foreign ... Read more...

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‘Newton’s 3rd Law’ To Release In Four Indian Languages On April 2011


January 11th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, which will be dubbed in four Indian languages Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. Joseph is the director, writer and also the music director of the film, which will release on ... Read more...

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Dubai fest connects Arab world to Indian cinema: Karan Johar


December 16th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Bakshi Dubai, Dec 16 (IANS) Popular Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar Thursday said that the ongoing Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) was a great platform to connect the Arab world to ... Read more...

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Karan Johar to discuss foreign ventures at Dubai fest


December 15th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar would discuss prospects of business and cultural collaboration with various foreign film industries at the 7th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) Thursday, ... Read more...

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‘Peepli Live’ - will it make it to Oscars?


December 13th, 2010 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Will "Peepli Live" make it to the final Oscar nomination list? It's a bit early to start the debate, but the dark comedy about corruption ... Read more...

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Dharam Bollywood hottie at 75: Shobhaa De (Movie Snippets)


December 8th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Yesteryears star Dharmendra turned 75 Wednesday and novelist Shobhaa De says he is still as hot as ever."Happy birthday to the hottest man in Bollywood! Garam ... Read more...

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IFFI film selection process veiled in secrecy


November 18th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) Secrecy shrouds the process of selecting films for the 41st International Film festival of India (IFFI) starting Nov 22.With less than four days remaining for the festival to ... Read more...

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‘Soch Lo’ screenplay goes to Oscar archives


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Sartaj Singh Pannu, who made his directorial and acting debut with "Soch Lo", is elated after being contacted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... Read more...

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Kate Beckinsale, Mark Wahlberg Team Up For Contraband


September 21st, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood star Kate Beckinsale has recently signed on to star with Mark Wahlberg in the Icelandic thriller entitled Contraband.Contraband will be directed by Baltasar Kormakur; who ... Read more...

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‘Break Away’ a cross-cultural comedy, Akshay on his first foreign film (Interview)


September 21st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is beginning his first foreign venture with the shooting of his ice-hockey-themed film "Break Away", an English-Punjabi film that showcases the ... Read more...

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Essel Group to develop 800 acre entertainment zone near Mumbai


April 8th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) Media and entertainment group Essel is planning to develop an 800 acre entertainment and tourism zone near Mumbai, a senior company official said Thursday. "We are setting up an ... Read more...

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‘The Secret in Their Eyes’ wins best foreign film Oscar


March 8th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) Argentinian film 'The Secret in Their Eyes" won the best foreign language film Oscar at the 82nd Academy Awards. The movie is about retired criminal prosecutor Benjamin Esposito ... Read more...

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‘Road, Movie’ first Hindi film to go to Tribeca: Abhay Deol


March 5th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Having already traversed the world festival circuit in places such as Berlin, Tokyo, Toronto and Doha, Abhay Deol's "Road, Movie" has been selected for the Tribeca ... Read more...

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Bengali films to be distributed across US


February 26th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) A Florida based Indian-American media group has launched a new venture for the screening and distribution of quality Bengali films through more than 19,000 retail outlets in the ... Read more...

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China bans Avatar’ from cinemas


January 19th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 19 (DPA) Chinese authorities have ordered cinemas to stop showing box-office smash "Avatar", reports here said Tuesday. Two Beijing cinemas confirmed that they would stop showing the ordinary version of "Avatar", ... Read more...

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“My film is not hard hitting but will compel audience to wear a thinking cap”-Amit Rai


January 15th, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Road to Sangam marks the debut of Amit Rai as a director in. A television report in a leading news channel had caught his attention. Later, he developed the same into ... Read more...

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Juhi Chawla misses entry to Oscars


December 12th, 2009 - 1:31 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Harishchandrachi Factory', India's official entry to Oscar Awards this year, is doing the rounds of various film festivals and has also been critically appreciated.The Marathi film, which is directed by theatre-veteran Paresh ... Read more...

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Mysskin and Ameer distressed?


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Filmmakers Mysskin and Ameer are well known for their talks about attempts of elevating the standards of Tamil cinema across the globe. But these filmmakers are limited in their scope of ... Read more...

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Indian films yet to go global: Anurag Basu


October 30th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Oct 30 (IANS) Bollywood director Anurag Basu says Indian films are screened at various international festivals and do good business abroad but maintains they are yet to go global as they ... Read more...

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Rituparno’s film to be screened at Durban film festival


July 27th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Bengali film-maker Rituparno Ghosh's new celluloid venture, "Shob Charitro Kalponik" (All Characters Imaginary), has been selected for the 30th Durban Film Festival 2009, in South Africa. ... Read more...

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Longinus long journey


June 20th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The remarkable craft in Slumdog Millionaire continues to bag the honours. Choreographer Longinus Fernandez is recently honoured by the Astaire for the song Jai ho... "I am enthralled from with in ... Read more...

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I don’t think Shah Rukh ever was ‘King Khan’: Aamir Khan


March 17th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Keeping up his swipes at superstar Shah Rukh Khan and the No.1 slot in Bollywood, Aamir Khan, riding on the super success of his revenge drama ... Read more...

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‘Tabali’ a horrible remake of ‘Tsotsi’ (Kannada film review)


March 1st, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Tabali"; Cast: Akash, Meghna Bhagavatha, Charulatha, Sangeetha, Sadhu Kokila, Neenasam Aswath and others; Screenplaywriter-Director: N. Lokinath; Producer: M. Puttaswamy; Music: Neel; Camera: Krishna Kumar; Rating: * Director N. Lokinath claims the ... Read more...

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Why Slumdog Millionaire was a success in America


February 21st, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): British director Danny Boyles film Slumdog Millionaire has captured many hearts and awards with its story, and now prize-winning author Priya Joshi has revealed why it was ... Read more...

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After ‘Chandni Chowk’, Nepal enacts tougher film laws


February 7th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 7 (IANS) Nepal, a major market for Hindi films, has now come up with tougher regulations for foreign films, close on the heels of banning Bollywood comedy "Chandni Chowk to ... Read more...

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I don’t make films for awards: Aamir Khan


January 31st, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) After Aamir Khan's directorial debut “Taare Zameen Par” failed to get an Oscar nomination in the foreign film category, the superstar has said that he does not make ... Read more...

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Rules changed to import Indian films: Pak Censor Board


December 17th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.17 (ANI): The Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC) in Pakistan has told the Lahore High Court (LHC) that its rules were changed to allow the import of Indian films ... Read more...

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Darsheel Safary signs Priyadarshan’s film


August 27th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) Darsheel Safary, the boy who made you laugh and cry in his debut movie "Taare Zameen Par", will now star in multilingual director Priyadarshan's Hindi remake of ... Read more...

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Rajnikant to try new looks for ‘Robot’


May 17th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajnikant is to don a series of new looks for his forthcoming mega sci-fi thriller "Robot". He is going to Hollywood to try out novel prosthetic ... Read more...

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