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Music industry hails new copyright law


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The Indian entertainment industry has hailed as a historic decision the parliamentary approval accorded to the Copyright Act (Amendment) Bill, 2012, which strengthens the royalty claims ... Read more...

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Why sing in English: Honey Singh


May 8th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Punjabi rapper 'Yo Yo' Honey Singh believes the Indian entertainment industry is self-sufficient and can do without international celebrities. He has openly challenged international rapper ... Read more...

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Zohra Sehgal: Indian entertainment’s ‘laadli’ turns 100 (With Image)


April 26th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) She was born a year before Indian cinema. Film, theatre and TV personality Zohra Sehgal, who turns 100 Friday, has grown to be as ... Read more...

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Bollywood in action: Death spotlights safety measures


April 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) From jumping cars to hanging from a skyscraper to sky diving, stunts in the Indian entertainment industry have come a long way. Stuntman Shailendra Singh ... Read more...

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Indian cinema’s centenary celebrations to begin at Apsara awards


January 18th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The celebrations of 100 years of Indian cinema will be flagged off at the seventh edition of Chevrolet Apsara Awards at Mumbai's Yash Raj Studios ... Read more...

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I understand Indian cinema ‘thoda thoda’: Colin Firth (Interview)


December 31st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) He may have just "thoda thoda" understanding of Indian cinema, but Academy Award-winning star Colin Firth is confident that the growing confluence between Bollywood and ... Read more...

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Miffed Veena Malik swears to tell all before next break


December 20th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Malik, new drama queen in the making, has reacted to reports of her 'missing act' as dramatically as possible. She swears to inform ... Read more...

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Shemaroo to release its 3D film online first


October 15th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd. is set to take a detour from the usual theatrical film launch by releasing its 3D animation superhero film "Super K" ... Read more...

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Aishwarya is more than a dream girl: Hema Malini (Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (IANS) Hema Malini, the original 'dream girl' of Indian cinema, says Aishwarya Rai is "much more than a dream girl"."As I have said many times, Aishwarya ... Read more...

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Ashwariya is new dream girl, says Hema Malini


June 28th, 2011 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (IANS) Hema Malini, the original 'dream girl' of Indian cinema, says Ashwariya Rai is the new dream girl of Bollywood."As I have said many times, Ashwariya Rai ... Read more...

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Must address problems of $2 bn Indian film industry: Experts


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Problems plaguing the $2 billion Indian film industry, apart from issues such as promotion of cinema and the advent of digitisation, were in sharp focus ... Read more...

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Bollywood takes India-Latin America ties to new high


February 1st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) When Latin American girls start wearing bindis, enquire about Indian superstars and Bollywood badshah Shah Rukh Khan shoots a whole TV series in splendid Argentine locales, ... Read more...

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Is Bellamkonda Suresh On The Verge Of Remaking Kaavalan?


January 20th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, which has, as its central characters, Vijay and Asin. The Tamil film fraternity is commonly labeled as Kollywood. More particulars about the Telugu remake are likely in the near future. ... Read more...

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Item numbers spicing up small screen too!


January 9th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Racy songs and sizzling moves like in "Sheila Ki Jawani" are no longer limited to Bollywood, discos and weddings. The small screen too is cashing ... Read more...

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SRK, Priyanka Chopra And Shahid Kapoor Dance In Durban


January 6th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood biggies Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Shahid Kapoor will be seen in the South African city of Durban, this weekend, matching steps to some of their Hindi film ... Read more...

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Kamal Haasan concerned over declining growth of film industry


November 11th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan Thursday voiced his concern over the declining growth of Indian film industry.Kamal, also the Chairman of Media and Entertainment Business Conclave (MEBC) ... Read more...

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Bollywood film ‘Crook’ slammed as racist


October 14th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 14 (ANI): The Bollywood film 'Crook: it's Good to be Bad', which has scenes inspired from the violent attacks on Indian students in Melbourne, has been slammed as racist.In the ... Read more...

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Lafangey Parindey TV Rights Goes To Colors


August 26th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Yash Raj Films' latest released movie Lafangey Parindey might not be doing well at the box office but the movie has been able to impress one ... Read more...

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Piracy causes $1 bn loss to Indian entertainment industry


August 21st, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Did you know that an estimated 600 million pirated DVDs are sold in India every year compared to only 20 million original ones? Industry insiders ... Read more...

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CBS, Reliance Broadcast Network to launch TV channels in India


August 19th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.19 (ANI): CBS Corp. has formed a joint venture with billionaire Anil Ambani's Reliance Broadcast Network to launch television channels in India.Three English channels will start broadcasting in October ... Read more...

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Media industry to grow by 12.4 percent in four years: Report


July 28th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Indian entertainment and media industry will grow by 12.4 percent cumulatively over 2010-14 to reach Rs.1040.8 billion, a report released by PricewaterhouseCoopers said Tuesday. The Indian entertainment ... Read more...

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Kannada Film Director Ventures Into TV Serial Production


June 15th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A new trend of the Indian entertainment industry is that the filmmakers are now trying their hands in making TV serials. In the Hindi industry, ... Read more...

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Ashok Chavan assures Bollywood of ‘only one censor’


March 16th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Tuesday said his government would "ensure that there is only one censor, the Censor Board" for the film and entertainment industry. In a ... Read more...

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It’s a balanced, growth-oriented buget, says USIBC


February 27th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) The US India Business Council has hailed India's new budget saying it lays a strong foundation for the country to attract needed investment, spur innovation ... Read more...

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Big B takes to voice blogging now


February 9th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Avid blogger Amitabh Bachchan has gone a step closer to his fans through vogging or vocal blogging by which they can hear his thoughts anytime and ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan’s 3 Idiots breaks Bollywood records overseas


January 14th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Aamir Khan's blockbuster film 3-Idiots has broken all Bollywood box office records by raking in more than 43 million pounds worldwide since its release.The film, directed ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan’s 3-Idiots breaks oversees Bollywood records


January 14th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Aamir Khan's blockbuster film 3-Idiots has broken all Bollywood box office records by raking in more than 43m pounds worldwide since its release.The film, directed by ... Read more...

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Ashutosh Gowariker’s Buddha project not happening?


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Just a few months back, Dr. Modi of the Spice group had announced his entry into the Indian entertainment industry with Anil Kapoor's "No Problem' and Ashutosh Gowariker's mega budget film ... Read more...

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Entertainment and media industry to grow 11 percent annually


December 6th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Indian entertainment and media industry is estimated to grow 11 percent annually to touch Rs.93,200 crore (Rs.932 billion/$18.6 billion) by 2013, a report released Suday ... Read more...

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South India to be entertainment industry hub: Karunanidhi


November 18th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) South India will emerge as a major hub of the Rs.584-billion (Rs.58,400-crore/$12-billion) Indian entertainment industry that is expected to touch Rs.105,200 billion by 2013, according to Tamil ... Read more...

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Sony Entertainment Television teams up with Yash Raj Films


October 7th, 2009 - 10:14 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sony Entertainment Television (now Multi Screen Media Private Limited)– India's leading television broadcaster has entered in to an exclusive agreement with Yash Raj Films (YRF), India's premier studio. YRF will produce exclusive ... Read more...

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Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi Level 2 reaches a new level of popularity


September 15th, 2009 - 5:35 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The fast paced adventure show ropes in 12.6 million unique viewers in its launch week itself After a successful first season, Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi, the show that launched COLORS on ... Read more...

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PWC predicts double digit growth for entertainment and media industry


July 29th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Rs.584 billion Indian Entertainment and Media industry is projected to grow by 8.3 percent in 2009 as compared to 10.3 percent in 2008 and 16.7 percent ... Read more...

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Bollywood body boycotts Australia following racial attacks


June 6th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Citing racial attacks on Indians in Australia, Bollywood's biggest labour union, Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE), has banned its members from working Down Under. "We ... Read more...

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Indyarocks offers free access to 16 video channels


May 26th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 26 (IANS) Indyarocks.com, the leader in Indian entertainment based social networking, Tuesday announced the launch of 16 free premium video channels in partnership with nautanki.tv, an online video distribution platform. This ... Read more...

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