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Neil’s retirement plans (Movie Snippets)


August 19th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) He is just 30 but it seems that actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, currently busy with Bejoy Nambiar's "David", is already making retirement plans."Retirement plan. Just ... Read more...

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Creating heaven on earth on Uttarakhand farm (Feature, with images)


February 19th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Feb 19 (IANS) Some spend a week, some a fortnight. And some like Germany's Stephanie have spent more than 40 days away from their mainstream lives on an off-grid ... Read more...

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Anil wants leaner look after meeting Isaque Bagwan


November 18th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, who will play supercop Isaque Bagwan in Sanjay Gupta's "Shootout At Wadala", is determined to extend the number of hours in the ... Read more...

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Canada is heaven on earth, says Akshay Kumar


December 18th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 18 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who was here Friday to promote his film "Tees Maar Khan", said he expected the film to repeat the success ... Read more...

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New York’s Indian Film Festival To Start From November 10


September 18th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): New York City's premier Indian film festival is going to organize its 10th edition from November 10th to 14th, 2010. The annual event known as the Mahindra ... Read more...

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Kareena: “I Am In Love With Tangiers”


July 8th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kareena Kapoor arrived in Tangiers in Morocco on last week. And in less than 24 hours she had fallen in love with the place.Sighs the restless ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lopez And Marc Anthony Renew Vows On Their 6th Wedding Anniversary


June 7th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Jennifer Lopez and husband Mark Anthony celebrated their 6th wedding anniversary on Saturday night. The couple marked the occasion by renewing their wedding vows. They ... Read more...

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Plantation drive to save ‘Chinar tree’ in Jammu and Kashmir


March 21st, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 21 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir has embarked on a wide scale plantation drive to save the famous Chinar trees in the Himalayan region.The Chinar trees, locally known as Boen, ... Read more...

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Actors should be like supermarkets: Shahid Kapoor (Film Snippets)


January 14th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor says actors should be like "supermarkets", offering whatever the audience wants from them in terms of variety. "I really believe this and I hope one day ... Read more...

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Will be back in business with lots of movies: Preity Zinta


January 5th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Preity Zinta has been off the Bollywood radar for a long time as she was preoccupied with the Indian Premier League (IPL) and a management course at ... Read more...

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Deepa Mehta to begin filming ‘Midnight’s Children’ in September


January 4th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Canada-based Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta says she has finished writing the script for the big-screen adaptation of Salman Rushdie's Booker Prize winner "Midnight's Children" ... Read more...

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Letter of South Carolina Governor Sanford to Lt. Governor Bauer


August 27th, 2009 - 3:28 am ICT by BNO News
COLUMBIA, South Carolina (BNO NEWS) -- South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford sent the following letter to Lt. Governor Andre Bauer after he called upon the governor to resign immediately. "Dear Andre, Thank you for ... Read more...

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Patna runs for communal harmony


June 28th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, June 28 (ANI): In a bid to spread the message of communal harmony and social brotherhood, scores of enthusiasts participated in a run in Patna on Sunday.Organised by the Prajapati Brahma ... Read more...

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Ramesh Pokhriyal is new Uttarakhand chief minister (Lead)


June 24th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Ramesh Pokhriyal was Wednesday named the chief minister of Uttarakhand replacing B.C. Khanduri, who has stepped down after the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) complete rout in ... Read more...

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Ramesh Pokhriyal is new Uttarakhand chief minister


June 24th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Ramesh Pokhriyal will be the new chief minister of Uttarakhand replacing B.C. Khanduri, the Bharatiya Janata Party announced here Wednesday. "I thank party members and Khanduriji. As ... Read more...

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No big releases, IPL, spell losses for multiplexes


April 25th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The revenue-sharing tussle between producers and multiplexes has cost the owners of movie theatres dear. With no big releases and the Indian Premier League (IPL) fever ... Read more...

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Vansh Bharadwaj bags film opposite Lisa Ray n Shriya


April 24th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vansh Bharadwaj played Preity Zinta's abusive husband in the recently released and critically acclaimed Videsh – Heaven on Earth and had the critics praising him in his debut performance. The applause ... Read more...

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Chance for fans to win SRK’s Rab Ne car


April 18th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Finally YRF Home Entertainment has released the Shah Rukh Khan starrer Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi on home video across the country but its official launch of sorts shall take place ... Read more...

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Deepa’s different ‘domestic violence’ issue


April 1st, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Deepa Mehta's recent "Heaven on Earth' is about domestic vilolence and has a similar premise to that of another NRI tale on the same issue- "Provoked'.Both the women involved in the ... Read more...

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Please stop comparing my film with ‘Provoked’: Deepa Mehta


April 1st, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Canada-based Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta is fed up of being asked if her film "Heaven On Earth" is similar to Jagmohan Mundhra's "Provoked", since both ... Read more...

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Everyone preferred ‘Videsh’ over videsi movie


March 30th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Well, with couple of Hollywood movies releasing this weekend, our film and tv celebs preferred to walk in on thursday evening to catch the latest Preity Zinta starring 'Videsh – Heaven ... Read more...

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AA DEKHEN ZARA and EK open to ordinary response, VIDESH nosedives


March 30th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Joginder TutejaYet another weekend has passed by for Bollywood and it is clear that there would still be some more time required before industry as well as audiences would be ... Read more...

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Preity Zinta recalls her most harrowing experience during Videsh


March 28th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Preity Zinta narrated to us the most harrowing experience she had while shooting for the climax scene of Deepa Mehta's Videsh - Heaven On Earth. For that particular scene in the ... Read more...

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Shift to South Africa could make IPL bigger: Preity Zinta (Interview)


March 28th, 2009 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Preity Zinta, who co-owns Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kings XI Punjab, says the Twenty20 tournament moving to South Africa is like "asking an actor ... Read more...

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I’ve always believed whatever happens in life happens for the best -Preity Zinta


March 27th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Preity Zinta Is Hassled But Ever-Optimistic About The Repercussions Of The IPL Being Re-Located To South Africa. She Talks To Subhash K JhaYou sound very stressed?These last few days have been ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Videsh (2009)


March 27th, 2009 - 1:31 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Videsh - Heaven on Earth: Puts you off to sleepRating: 1.5 out of 5*Starring: Preity Zinta, introducing Vansh BharadwajDirector: Deepa MehtaFrom a small town in Punjab, Chand (Preity) arrives alone ... Read more...

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Absolute authenticity is the hallmark of ‘Heaven on Earth’(IANS Film Review, Rating:****)


March 26th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Heaven On Earth"; Director: Deepa Mehta; Cast: Preity Zinta, Vansh Bhardwaj; Rating: ****When the first slap comes, it hits the audience hard across the face.Spousal abuse as a ... Read more...

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‘Heaven On Earth’ about hundreds of migrant wives: Deepa Mehta


March 26th, 2009 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Deepa Mehta had a problem on her hands when a woman, on whose life her "Heaven on Earth" is partly based, demanded that she be ... Read more...

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Bollywood struggles to smiles as Quarter One comes to an end


March 24th, 2009 - 10:06 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Joginder TutejaIt has become a season of multiple releases for Bollywood. Last weekend saw as many as five movies vying for screen space - FIRAAQ, ALOO CHAAT, STRAIGHT, BARAH AANA ... Read more...

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Deepa Mehta’s ‘Heaven On Earth’ passed without single cut


March 23rd, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Deepa Mehta's "Heaven On Earth" is in censor trouble. Asked to drastically reduce scenes of domestic violence and to beep out a couple of ... Read more...

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Deepa Mehta Threatens To Withdraw Film From India


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Deepa Mehta Threatens To Withdraw Film From India.....Takes On The Censorboard...And Wins, Heaven On Earth Passed Without A Single CutBy Subhash K JhaDeepa Mehta's Heaven On Earth was in censor trouble. ... Read more...

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Grammy winner Kitaro to serenade Delhi with fusion music


March 21st, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The capital will be treated to a fusion of traditional Japanese music, pop-inflected Western idioms and electronic wizardry as Grammy and Golden Globe winner Kitaro brings his ... Read more...

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Is Deepa Mehta’s Videsh similar to Provoked?


March 19th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
As Deepa Mehta's Preity Zinta starrer Videsh aka Heaven On Earth gets ready to release in India on March 27th, there is widespread speculation in industry circles that her film based ... Read more...

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Nandita Das’s Yes To Rahul Gandhi, No To Narendra Modi(But Where Was Deepa Mehta?)


March 19th, 2009 - 10:03 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaOn Monday evening Nandita Das had a special screening of her directorial debut Firaaq. And Rahul Gandhi who was a special guest, was completely bowled over."He came up ... Read more...

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Deepa Mehta and Ravi and Renu Chopra host special screening of ‘Videsh’


March 18th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Deepa Mehta and producers Ravi and Renu Chopra hosted a special screening of their film "Videsh - Heaven on Earth' for their friends and close associates last evening at BR House ... Read more...

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