indian cinema

It’s now Slovenia calling Bollywood! (With Images)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Swiss Alps, the Scottish Highlands, British castles and Spanish beaches - these breathtaking European destinations have for long fascinated Indian filmmakers. Enter Slovenia, a ... Read more...

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I would love to work in a Bollywood film: Brad Pitt (Interview)


September 19th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Hollywood's reining star Brad Pitt missed the opportunity of romancing Indian beauty Aishwarya Rai in "Troy", but with the growing presence of Indian films on the ... Read more...

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Actress shows middle finger in ‘Dare You’ poster (With Image)


September 18th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The first poster of Deepak Tijori's new directorial "Dare You" is daring, with leading lady Alisha showing her middle finger and reinforcing the idea of ... Read more...

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Mukesh Bhatt new president of Producers Guild


September 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt has taken over from Ramesh Sippy as the president of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India here Monday. He says he ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to have film studio soon


September 12th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 12 (IANS) Jharkhand will soon have a film studio, Chief Minister Arjun Munda announced Wednesday."Very soon we will constitute a film development corporation as well as an outdoor ... Read more...

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Bhandarkar on jury of Cairo film fest


September 6th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Acclaimed Indian director Madhur Bhandarkar has been invited at the 35th Cairo International Film Festival, starting Nov 27, to judge a segment.Bhandarkar has been chosen ... Read more...

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Rishi Kapoor’s autobiography to release next year


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Actor Rishi Kapoor, who has been around for more than four decades, will release his autobiography in 2013.In the book, he will look back on his ... Read more...

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Indians must rise above caste, creed, colour and religion: Amitabh Bachchan (Interview)


August 31st, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) It's time for Indians to rise above the biases of caste, creed, colour and religion, says Indian cinema's icon Amitabh Bachchan who believes firmly that ... Read more...

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Delhi Book Fair to begin Sep 1


August 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The 18th Delhi Book Fair would be held at Pragati Maidan here Sep 1-9, an official said Thursday. The annual event will include seminars and ... Read more...

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Can’t make commercial films: ‘Anhey Ghorey…’ director


August 25th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Punjabi film director Gurvinder Singh, who received a National award for his debut film "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan" ("Alms for the Blind Horse"), says he ... Read more...

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Forty years on, romance still alive between Dilip, Saira (Movie Snippets)


August 25th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Their marriage is four decades old but romance hasn't faded between Bollywood couple Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu.The couple enjoyed a quiet dinner together at ... Read more...

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Bollywood pays tribute ot Ashok Mehta


August 15th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) From Shekhar Kapur to Madhur Bhandarkar - film fraternity members have mourned cinematographer Ashok Mehta's demise and remembered him as the most "outstanding", "incredible" and ... Read more...

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New scripts reflect our world: Hansal Mehta


August 10th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Trends and formulas are here to stay, but nowadays filmmakers are pciking stories from around them and briginging it to big screen in a fascinating ... Read more...

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Singers add a lot to an actor’s career: Ranbir


August 6th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) After the success of "Rockstar", playback singer Mohit Chauhan is being identified as Ranbir Kapoor's voice. The actor admits that singers play a big role ... 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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Aamir now owns Shammi Kapoor’s jacket


August 1st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan can now take pride in owning legendary actor Shammi Kapoor's jacket, one among the six film memorabilia items he bid ... Read more...

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Big B feels singers play vital role in actors’ lives


July 31st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says playback singers play an important role in building an actor's stature in Indian cinema."Playback singers have always been responsible for the ... Read more...

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Pooja keen to re-look ‘Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain’


July 29th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Actress-turned-director Pooja Bhatt says she is keen to revisit her father's 1974 "radical" and "shocking" film "Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain" and Mahesh Bhatt has welcomed the ... Read more...

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Osian’s film fest begins with tribute to Rajesh Khanna


July 28th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The 12th Osian's Cinefan Film Festival, kicked off here Friday with a tribute to the late actor Rajesh Khanna. A short film chronicling the ... Read more...

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President, PM mourn Rajesh Khanna’s death (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi were among the host of political leaders who mourned the death of ... Read more...

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B-town mourns loss of Rajesh Khanna, the ‘phenomenon’


July 18th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) For some he defined romance on screen, for some his heart-warming performances brought tears, and for a whole lot of Bollywood celebrities Rajesh Khanna, Hindi ... Read more...

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Nine silent films to be shown at Mumbai fest


July 18th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Nine silent movies will be screened at the 14th Mumbai Film Festival and veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal said "this is how we are going to celebrate ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur not replacing Hrithik with Ranbir


July 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Shekhar Kapur is surprised that his casual meeting with Ranbir Kapoor has sparked speculation that the actor will replace Hrithik Roshan in the filmmaker's ... Read more...

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Karan Johar not keen on making legendary love stories


July 17th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar Monday said that legendary love sagas does not inspire him and he believes in recreating new stories for his films."Everyone wants to ... Read more...

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Dance takes on a bigger role in cinema


July 14th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Dance has been an integral part of Indian cinema, but the popular art form is inspiring Bollywood and Hollywood filmmakers to use it as ... Read more...

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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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‘Eega’ - fly’s revenge drama rocks box office


July 12th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Director S.S. Rajamouli's innovative and technically brilliant bilingual film like "Eega" has not only rocked the box office down south by earning Rs.17 crore net ... Read more...

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Kashyap retrospective in Hamburg


July 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Bollywood fans in Hamburg will be treated to five movies by acclaimed director Anurag Kashyap as part of a retrospective July 11-16.The retrospective will open ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor not in vampire movie ‘Bloody Veer’


July 9th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) There were reports that Ranbir Kapoor will play a vampire in "Bloody Veer", but the film's producer Siddharth Jain denies this saying they have not ... Read more...

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Connecting Roma gypsies to their Indian roots, via screen (With Image)


July 8th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Barring alternative sexuality and love, cross-cultural Indian cinema rarely explores taboos in international politics like the rampant persecution and denial of rights to the gypsy ... Read more...

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Untold stories, rare pictures in Dilip Kumar’s new biography


June 27th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Uday Tara Nayar has written Dilip Kumar's biography, set to be launched on the legendary actor's 90th birthday in December. The author says the two-part book ... Read more...

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Comedian Innocent elected AMMA president for fifth time


June 24th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 24 (IANS) Veteran comedian Innocent made a record when he was elected the president of the AMMA Sunday for the fifth time without any opposition.The main agenda in ... Read more...

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Big B praises ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ to the skies


June 24th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Impressed with the "stark" and "painfully real" portrayal of gang war in "Gangs of Wasseypur", Amitabh Bachchan feels that director Anurag Kashyup has allowed the ... Read more...

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Can’t think ‘Mr.India 2′ without Amrish Puri: Shekhar Kapur (Movie Snippets)


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Remembering Bollywood's 'Mogambo' Amrish Puri on his 80th birth anniversary, acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says he can't think of a sequel to "Mr.India" without the actor."Amrish ... Read more...

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Kangna to match steps with Madhuri in ‘Dedh Ishqiya’


June 21st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Director Abhishek Choubey is said to have asked actress Kangna Ranaut to brush up her dancing skills as they gear up to start shooting for ... Read more...

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