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Lack of innocence in Hindi films worries Juhi (Movie Snippets)


July 19th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla says recent Bollywood films had begun to worry her about the lost charm and innocence, but Abhishek Bachchan-starrer clean film "Bol Bachchan" ... Read more...

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Indian stars have marginal acceptance abroad: Gulshan


July 8th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Gulshan Grover, who has worked in international movies, says that the acceptability of Indian movies and actors abroad is bare minimum."Acceptability of Indian stars and ... Read more...

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Why is Salman staying away from Hollywood?


July 5th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) He was voted the seventh-best-looking man in the world and the best looking man in India by US's People magazine in 2004 -- but Salman ... Read more...

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We can’t afford bigness of Hollywood films: Rakesh Roshan


July 5th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakesh Roshan promises to offer the best stunts and action in his superhero flick "Krrish 3", but admits they can't compete with Hollywood's technologically ... Read more...

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Picking Bollywood dance like brushing teeth: Hazel Keech


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Bollywood's typical latkas and jhatkas aren't everyone's cup of tea. But for British-Indian actress Hazel Keech, who has grooved to an item number in ... Read more...

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In Cannes with three films, Kashyap thrilled but nervous


May 18th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) He has not one, not two, but three films in Cannes and filmmaker with an edge Anurag Kashyap is thrilled that the "dedication and passion" behind ... Read more...

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Indian film industry has withstood Hollywood storm: Javed Akhtar


April 25th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, who has been part of the Indian film industry for more than four decades, says so far only Bollywood has not suffered at ... Read more...

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KJo’s starstruck moment with Meryl Streep (Movie Snippets)


February 27th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says amongst his rare starstruck moments in life was his chance meeting with American actress Meryl Streep, who just won her third ... Read more...

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Bollywood should look for stories in books: John Abraham


February 18th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Actor John Abraham feels that instead of getting inspired by Hollywood films, Bollywood filmmakers should start adapting stories from books."Most of the time, in our ... Read more...

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India a growing market for Hollywood films


February 15th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) From superspy thrillers to animation films to action adventure offerings, a barrage of Hollywood movies is releasing in India. Though the viewership is still ... Read more...

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Darshan sparks interest with ‘Chingari’ (Kannada Movie Review)


February 5th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Chingari"; Cast: Darshan, Deepika Kamaiah, Bhavana, Teju, Ramesh Bhat, Sumitra, Srujan Lokesh, Yashas Surya and Praveen; Producers: Mahadev, Manu Gowda; Screenplay Writer-Director: Harsha; Camera: H.C. Venu; Composer: Hari Krishna; Rating: ... Read more...

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‘Heartbreaker’ - a sad, heartbreaker of a film (IANS Movie Review; Rating: * 1/2)


January 15th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Heartbreaker"; Actors: Romain Duris, Vanessa Paradis, Julie Ferrier; Director: Pascal Chaumeil; Rating: * 1/2Every country, no matter how cliched its cinematic culture, produces some great cinema. To see not ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor’s trailer to be auctioned


November 18th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) A trailer used by late actress Elizabeth Taylor on the sets of 1963 movie "Cleopatra", is set to go under the hammer.The heavily-customised Aljo ... Read more...

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Young filmmakers should think internationally: Satish Kaushik


November 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Satish Kaushik is delighted that Indian cinema has expanded globally and advises young filmmakers to think internationally to tap bigger audiences."The world has become ... Read more...

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Motwane’s next: Rs.50 crore heist caper set in the 1950s


November 12th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Vikramaditya Motwane is shelling out Rs.50 crore to get the old world look right in his next project, a heist caper set in the 1950s. Apart ... Read more...

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Salman would never groan in pain: Hazel Keech (Interview)


September 16th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) British Indian actress Hazel Keech, who made her Bollywood debut with blockbuster "Bodyguard", says Salman Khan never revealed that he was suffering from pain while ... Read more...

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Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn my style icons: Priyanka Chopra


September 10th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra Saturday said she idolizes yesteryear Hollywood icons Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn when it comes to fashion and style."In Hindi films ... Read more...

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Big B on his first Hollywood venture


September 10th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" is Big B's foray into the West but he is not really looking at it as a gateway to Hollywood.The ... Read more...

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‘Taarzan…’ sequel will have three futuristic cars: Director


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Director Rajiv Ruia is set to remodel "Taarzan: The Wonder Car", a 2004 sci-fi thriller directed by Abbas Mustan, on a different scale. He is ... Read more...

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Over 100 Indian films shot in Thailand annually


August 20th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) Bollywood and ad filmmakers are making a beeline for Thailand with over 100 films being shot by Indian producers in the Southeast Asian nation annually, ... Read more...

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Warner Bros. to distribute Dev Anand’s film


August 10th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Warner Bros. Pictures India will be distributing "Chargesheet", the latest venture by legendary filmmaker Dev Anand who has written, produced and directed the film."I am very ... Read more...

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Beyonce wants to direct


July 24th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Singer Beyonce has revealed she wants to step behind the camera for a new career as a movie director.The "Irreplaceable" hitmaker has worked in several ... Read more...

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Taking link-up with Shekhar Kapur with a pinch of salt: Fagun Thakrar


June 7th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Britain-based Indian origin actress and fashion designer Fagun Thakrar says she takes rumours of her link-up with internationally acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur with a pinch ... Read more...

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Godrej forays into television market in Karnataka


May 26th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) The Godrej group, a leading player in home appliances, entered the burgeoning television market in Karnataka by unveiling a range of digital products here Thursday."Our range ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth now improving


May 21st, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) Ailing superstar Rajinikanth is getting better. The vital parameters of the Tamil star, admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre here, are now returning to normal, ... Read more...

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Scripting a new story for Bollywood scriptwriters (This is the second in a series by IANS on Bollywood’s behind-the-scenes people)


March 26th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Gone are the days when the script was the weakest link of a movie and multi-starrers were a sureshot way to success. As the ... Read more...

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Chetan Desai to bring Vimanika comics story on big screen


March 9th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Director Chetan Desai of 3D animation film "Ramayana: The Epic" fame has teamed up with Vimanika comics team to convert their comic series "The Sixth: ... Read more...

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PG-13 movies becoming more violent, says study


March 6th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A new study has found that Hollywood films rated PG-13 today are significantly more violent than those with the same rating a generation ago.Ron Leone, an associate professor ... Read more...

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Hollywood comes to Bollywood (To go with Hollywood talent manager hunts for Bollywood talent)


February 27th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Three new Hollywood films are set to be shot in India shortly as producers explore the Indian market with the help of an Indian American talent ... Read more...

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1 in 5 Hollywood films this year will be sequels


February 17th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): 2011 is all set to be dubbed the 'year of the sequel', for one in five Hollywood films this year will be sequels.At least 27 widely distributed films ... Read more...

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I’m choosy because my work, not my face, sells: Irrfan Khan (Interview)


January 21st, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) From Doordarshan serials to Hollywood films, Irrfan Khan has traversed a long path. The 48-year-old actor says he is very conscious about which project he ... Read more...

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Depp ‘to salute Native Americans’ through ‘Lone Ranger’ role


January 20th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Johnny Depp sees his role as Tonto in big screen reboot of 'The Lone Ranger' as a "real opportunity" to salute Native Americans - because they have ... Read more...

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Jhansi Ki Rani: Taking Inspiration From Hollywood


January 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood films have often taken inspiration from Hollywood when it comes to action sequences or presenting a romantic sequence. Now, Indian television is also being influenced by the same thing. ... Read more...

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Potter star ‘beaten, branded a prostitute by family after dating Hindu man’


December 21st, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): A Harry Potter actress was assaulted and branded a 'prostitute' by her family after dating a young Hindu man, it has emerged.22- years-old Afshan Azad played Padma Patil, ... Read more...

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Jaipur lad brewing a Bollywood-spiced Hollywood comedy


December 19th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) Taking a leaf out of Oscar-winning "Slumdog Millionaire" director Danny Boyle's book, a young Indian filmmaker in the US has set out to make a ... Read more...

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