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Indie director explores online route to release film


August 25th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India's growing tribe of independent filmmakers lack viable platforms and the right distribution structure to push their growth, says debutant director Shailja Gupta, ... Read more...

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‘Anhey Ghorey Da Daan’ to release Aug 10


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) National award-winning Punjabi film "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan" (Alms for the Blind Horse) will release across select cities Aug 10."With the release of this film, ... Read more...

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Political leaders pay tribute to Rajesh Khanna


July 18th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Wednesday said Rajesh Khanna was a superstar and will remain so in the hearts of his fans.In a tribute, he said: ... Read more...

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Theatre re-invented to celebrate Gulzar’s legacy (With Images)


June 20th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Theatre is continuously trying to re-invent itself, especially at a time when performances and live mediums are becoming rare and scarce, says noted writer-poet, lyricist ... Read more...

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Metal band Korn coming to India


June 15th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The members of American metal band Korn have set a date with India. Already familiar with Indian fans through Facebook, they are set to ... Read more...

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Why a Mumbai banker is greeted on Donald Duck’s birthday (With Image)


June 9th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) "Many Happy Returns, Dear Don!" And, Vinay Nadkarni grins mischievously and accepts the greetings. But it is not his birthday.On Saturday (June 9), the globally favourite ... Read more...

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First Vidhu Vinod Chopra online film festival on Yahoo!


May 31st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Premier digital media company Yahoo! India Thursday announced the launch of the first online retrospective from Vinod Chopra Films on Yahoo! Video. Internet users ... 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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Indie film ‘Kshay’ to release June 15


May 17th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) After wowing the international audience, debutant director Karan Gour's Indie film "Kshay", a black-and-white drama, is set for a theatrical release June 15.The film ... Read more...

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Bollywood friends made it easy for me to work here: Ali Zafar


May 4th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer-composer Ali Zafar, who received the best new talent trophy at the 143rd Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards, says the support of his co-actors has made ... Read more...

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Al Jazeera English now available on Tata Sky too


April 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Aiming to provide "high quality international news" to a wider Indian audience, Gulf-based Al Jazeera Network Thursday announced that its English network will also be ... Read more...

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Nasheed meets Manmohan to discuss Maldives future


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed Monday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the two leaders reportedly discussed the political situation in the atoll ... Read more...

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Don’t insult Indian audience’s intelligence: Nikhil Dwivedi (Movie Snippets)


April 18th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actor Nikhil Dwivedi who will be seen in "Hate Story", which is said to have a lot of bold content, says it's not right to ... Read more...

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Meant for private, national channels, Aamir’s show to make history


April 13th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) "Satyamev Jayate" is Aamir Khan's first television project and the star says that the reality show will create history by becoming the first ever programme ... Read more...

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‘Love Lies and Seeta’ to release May 4


April 6th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) "Love Lies and Seeta", a low budget, urban romantic comedy, is set to hit theatres May 4.Made at a shoestring budget of Rs.15 million, the ... Read more...

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Royal Air Force connects to India with ‘Chammak challo’ (With image)


March 10th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A Royal Air Force band forged an Indian connect by adding popular Bollywood track "Chammak challo" from Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Ra.One" to its repertoire ... Read more...

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Want a film on climate change: Abhishek Bachchan


February 4th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) After being part of entertaining films, Abhishek Bachchan is keen now to make a movie on climate change but says it is important to ... Read more...

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Festival brings Iran, Afghan puppet traditions to India (With Images)


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Puppetry has been vital to traditional performing arts in India and abroad, having laid the foundation of visual and cinematic arts. Now a 15-day puppet ... Read more...

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Indian people are not adventurous: J.D. Majethia (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Well-known TV actor-producer J.D. Majethia, who is currently braving the hardships of hunger, discomfort, living in the open and much more in the reality show ... Read more...

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Indians not open to adventure, says Mathejia


January 9th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Television actor-producer J.D. Mathejia, who is currently seen in the reality show "Survivor India", feels that Indian people are not adventurous and as a result, ... Read more...

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Daler Mehendi’s next a Haryanvi song (With Image )


January 8th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Punjabi singer Daler Mehndi, known for hit numbers like "Bolo Tara Rara" and "Tunak Tunak", has sung a Haryanvi number for Rakesh Mehta's directorial debut ... Read more...

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My name will always be linked to porn: Sunny Leone (With Images)


January 1st, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) "I am who I am," says Sunny Leone. The Indo-Canadian porn star, the latest to be evicted out of reality show "Bigg Boss 5", says ... Read more...

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Sonam, Ajay nominated for Golden Kela Award


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor and Ajay Devgn have been nominated in the worst actor category in the 4th Annual Golden Kela Awards, a spin-off of Hollywood's ... Read more...

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World realising importance of Indian audiences: Anil Kapoor


December 5th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, who plays an Indian business tycoon in "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol", believes that the international film fraternity is gradually realising the importance ... Read more...

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An online guidebook on safe sex


November 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A website promising to offer clear and non-judgemental information to the young on safe sex, homosexuality and other sex-related issues has been launched, it was ... Read more...

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TV excellent medium for writers: Kamlesh Pandey (Interview)


October 4th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) He has been plotting and planning scripts for films and television for two decades and is still loving it. But veteran writer Kamlesh Pandey, ... Read more...

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I’d love to work with Salman Khan: Milla Jovovich


September 28th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 28 (IANS) Salman Khan's popularity seems to have infected Hollywood too. Actress Milla Jovovich has not only seen the Bollyood star's "Bodyguard", she is also impressed ... Read more...

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Pakistani cinema finally taking shape: Actress Humaima Malick (Interview)


September 2nd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) The Pakistani film industry is finally undergoing a revolution and is emerging from the shadow of Bollywood, says Pakistani model-actress Humaima Malick, whose film "Bol", about ... Read more...

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‘The Man in the Maze’ in Indian theatres before US (With Image)


July 29th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Indian American director Mitesh Kumar Patel will release his debut venture "The Man in the Maze" in India first and then in the US, saying ... Read more...

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‘The Devil’s Double’ hits Indian screens Aug 12


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) After creating a buzz at the Berlin, Sundance and Cannes film festivals, director Lee Tamahori's "The Devil's Double", about a soldier forced to play the ... Read more...

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‘Indian audiences have become very intelligent’


July 4th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After working in southern films, Sachiin Joshi is debuting in Bollywood with "Azaan" and is confident about the response to the film as he ... Read more...

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Saif, Abhay in battle of the zombies


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) The fascination of Indian audiences with ghosts, spectres and ghouls will now be extended to zombies as two zom-coms -- Saif Ali Khan-produced "Go Goa Gone" ... Read more...

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean…’ tops weekend box office


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Captain Jack Sparrow seems to have worked his magic on Indian audiences for the fourth time. The fourth instalment of the "Pirates of the ... Read more...

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Get ready to watch ‘Ra.One’ with Dolby 7.1 system


May 5th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan's "Ra.One" promises to change the movie-going experience for cinegoers here. For the first time, the Dolby surround 7.1 system is reportedly being ... Read more...

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Thriller set in Goa will have universal appeal: Rohan Sippy (Interview)


April 19th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Film director Rohan Sippy says Fox Star Studios likes the "original art" of Bollywood without tweaking it for foreign audiences. And he is confident that ... Read more...

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