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Website to celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema


July 12th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 12 (IANS) The National Film Archive of India, a unit of the union information and broadcasting ministry, will Friday launch a website to celebrate 100 years of Indian ... Read more...

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Guru Dutt biography becomes innovative book drama


May 30th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Book readings could soon become passe if author Sathya Saran has her way. Hoping to make an instant connect with audiences, the veteran journalist is ... Read more...

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Raj Kapoor’s ‘Awaara’ added to Time’s 100 greatest films


May 28th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Time magazine has included Raj Kapoor's 1951classic "Awaara" among 20 new entries added to its All-Time 100 list of the greatest films made since 1923, ... Read more...

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Uday Shankar’s classic ‘Kalpana’ heads to Cannes


April 27th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Well-known dancer and choreographer Uday Shankar's 1948 directorial debut "Kalpana" has been chosen for screening at the Cannes Classics 2012 programme, which showcases restored prints ... Read more...

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Guru Dutt’s grand-daughter eyes his legacy, gingerly


February 25th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 25 (IANS) Legendary filmmaker Guru Dutt's grand-daughter Gouri is set to foray into the world of acting. One of her aims is to portray her grandfather the way ... Read more...

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‘Guru Dutt deserves Bharat Ratna’


February 24th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 24 (IANS) Legendry filmmaker Guru Dutt deserves a posthumous Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian honour, for his contribution to Indian cinema, his son Arun Dutt said Friday."His ... Read more...

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Big B mourns death of Anthony Gonsalves


January 19th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, who played the character of Anthony Gonsalves in the 1977 hit movie "Amar Akbar Anthony", has mourned the death of the real-life ... Read more...

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The real ‘Anthony Gonsalves’ no more


January 19th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 19 (IANS) Anthony Gonsalves, a Goan orchestra maestro and the man to whom the legendary Bollywood song "My Name is Anthony Gonsalves" was dedicated, is dead.Gonsalves, 84, who ... Read more...

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Javed Akhtar in retrospect of Bollywood’s ‘Classic Legends’


November 26th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) From Raj Kapoor, Nargis, Kishore Kumar to Majrooh Sultanpuri, Bimal Roy and Vijay Anand -- script writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar is set to tell all about 13 ... Read more...

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Intimate scenes no big deal for Mahie, Randeep


October 5th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Actors Mahie Gill and Randeep Hooda, who gave some up, close and personal shots including a kiss for "Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster", feel there's no big ... Read more...

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‘Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster’: potent mix of passion, politics (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


September 30th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster"; Cast: Mahie Gill, Randeep Hooda, Jimmy Sheirgill; Director; Tigmashu Dhulia; Rating: ***Absolute power corrupts absolutely. And the power to create cinema that takes the prevalent language ... Read more...

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Get ready for action, thrill, comedy this Friday


September 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Movie buffs will have a platter full of action, drama and thrills with the films "Force", "Hum Tum Shabana" and "Tere Mere Phere" hitting ... Read more...

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Sunil Bohra to screen ‘Sahib Biwi…’ for Guru Dutt’s family


September 24th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Producer Sunil Bohra is planning to hold a special screening of his new film "Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster" for the family of late filmmaker Guru ... Read more...

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Indian films at Locarno fest rise above song and dance


August 8th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Locarno (Switzerland), Aug 8 (IANS) A bouquet of films from India, from different genres and regions, is being showcased at the 64th Locarno International Film Festival here in an effort ... Read more...

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‘With ‘Pyaasa’ West discovered auteur work in Bollywood’


August 7th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Locarno (Switzerland), Aug 7 (IANS) French film critic Jean-Michel Frodon introduced Indian filmmaker Guru Dutt's 1957 classic "Pyaasa" to the audience at the 64th Locarno International Film Festival as a ... Read more...

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Gulam Nabi Azad to attend Rafi tribute


July 30th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Union Health Minister Gulam Nabi Azad will be the chief guest at a function in New Delhi Sunday to pay tribute to legendary singer Mohammed Rafi ... Read more...

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Locarno-Open Doors to highlight Indian films


July 18th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Locarno, July 18 (IANS) The 64th Locarno Film Festival puts the spotlight on India this year and an interesting bouquet of films including Raj Kapoor's "Aag", Shyam Benegal's "Manthan" and ... Read more...

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Toronto to commemorate the legendary Raj Kapoor


June 18th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) The legendary Raj Kapoor is looming large over Toronto in the Year of India in Canada.As the Indian International Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards ... Read more...

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Scandinavian master of suspense finds inspiration from India (With Image)


May 17th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Raconteurs, the lifeline of the frozen Scandinavian winters, keep the entertainment mill running with storytelling when the fjords sink beneath mountains of ice.Meet Denmark-based Jussi ... Read more...

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India Post releases stamps on six legendary actresses


February 14th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A set of six stamps on six legendary actresses of Indian cinema has been released at the world philatelic exhibition here.The actresses who have been honoured are ... Read more...

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On Valentine’s Day, ‘Pyaasa’ among Time’s top romantic movies


February 14th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) Indian director Guru Dutt's fifties' classic musical-drama "Pyaasa" has been listed fifth among Time magazine's Valentine's Day list of top Romantic Movies.For the Feb 14 ... Read more...

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Filmmakers today lack passion, vision: Karan Johar


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Director-producer Karan Johar, who has made many hit films, feels that filmmakers today lack the passion and the vision that great yesteryears' directors had."We solely lack the ... Read more...

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Guru Dutt’s ‘Pyaasa’ immortalised in book


January 30th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The dialogues and heartwarming songs of legendary actor-director Guru Dutt's 1957 cinematic masterpiece "Pyaasa" have been immortalised into a book by author Nasreen Munni Kabir.Titled "The Dialogue ... Read more...

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Waheeda Rahman gets Padma Bhushan


January 25th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The ethereal Waheeda Rehman, best known for her performances in movies like "Pyaasa" and "Guide", has been chosen to receive the Padma Bhushan, the nation's third highest ... Read more...

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‘Guzaarish’ - big, beautiful, dazzling (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *****)


November 18th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Guzaarish"; Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Monikangana Dutta, Suhel Seth; Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali; Rating: *****Breathe a sigh of relief. During a year when ... Read more...

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I’m lucky to have got good roles in foreign films: Irrfan Khan


October 23rd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Irrfan Khan, who wowed the international audiences with his performances in "A Mighty Heart" and "Slumdog Millionaire", says he is lucky to have bagged ... Read more...

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To gurus with love - Bollywood remembers its mentors


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) They paved the way forward in an alien industry, holding hands through difficult times and inspired them towards success. For Teacher's Day (Sep 5), Bollywood celebrities ... Read more...

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I have kept my Rancho costume: Aamir


August 28th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Aamir Khan has confessed he keeps the costumes of all the characters he plays in films, even the clapboards. Aamir has kept the costumes of Rancho, the character ... Read more...

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I’m not a sneaky plagiarist: Sudhir Mishra


June 11th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra says his film "Driver" is based on his cousin's life and writer Aditya Kripalani's allegation that he stole his script is ... Read more...

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Making of ‘3 idiots’ now in a book


June 8th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7(IANS) Making of "3 idiots", which is the most successful film of Hindi cinema, now comes out as a book "The Original Screenplay" comprising the screenplay and every behind-the-scene ... Read more...

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“Actors are Basically insecure and need the nod of approval from their Directors” - Shabana Azmi


April 3rd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Shabana Azmi is of the opinion that acting is something that can be taught, though talent is something which is inborn. "Training is definitely helpful for ... Read more...

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V.K. Murthy gets standing ovation at National Film Awards


March 19th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19(IANS) Legendary cinematographer V.K. Murthy, best remembered for his work on the Guru Dutt films, received a standing ovation at the 56th National Film Awards ceremony Friday when ... Read more...

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Hong Kong Film Festival to pay tribute to India’s Guru Dutt


March 15th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 15 (ANI): The prestigious 34th Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF), from March 21 to April six, will pay special tribute to India's late actor-director-producer-writer Guru Dutt, whom it ... Read more...

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Big B, Guru Dutt among 25 Asian legends of silver screen


March 5th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 5 (IANS) Bollywood legends Guru Dutt, Nargis, Meena Kumari, Amitabh Bachchan and Pran have been named in the list of CNN's top 25 Asian actors of all ... Read more...

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CNN lists Gurudutt-Amitabh-Pran-Nargis-Meena among “Asia’s 25 greatest actors of all time”


March 5th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 5 (ANI): Guru Dutt, Amitabh Bachchan, Pran, Nargis, and Meena Kumari are among "Asia's 25 greatest actors of all time", according to CNNGo, a division of Cable News ... Read more...

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