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Will Ireland be filmmakers’ next favourite destination?


August 10th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Salman Khan-starrer "Ek Tha Tiger" has been shot exclusively in Ireland and director Kabir Khan feels that it was good to explore those places that ... Read more...

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I dunno, says John on marriage plans (Movie Snippets)


July 30th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) His marriage plans have always drawn public interest, but for now Bollywood actor John Abraham says he has no clue about his marriage.The 39-year-old, ... Read more...

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Kashish returns, set to take queer films straight to hearts


May 21st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) It's time for the queers to get the straight treatment! With over 125 films in different languages from across the globe, the third edition of ... Read more...

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Bollywood finally sets stage for theatre veterans


April 21st, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) For long they've played second fiddle to mainstream actors in films despite a strong theatre background. But the tables have turned for veterans like ... Read more...

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Now a festival on Buddhist philosophy, aesthetics


April 18th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The capital is set to host its first ever international Buddhist film festival, aimed at promoting Buddhist philosophy and aesthetics.The festival, to be held April ... Read more...

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‘The Forlorn’ opens Manipur’s first International film fest


April 15th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 15 (IANS) "The Forlorn", a psychological thriller directed by Saptaswa Basu opened the first Imphal International Film Festival at the Rupmahal Theatre in Manipur capital Sunday. The festival ... Read more...

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‘Indian VFX industry needs Hollywood supervision, education’


March 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The $2-billion Indian movie industry is conducive to the growth of visual effects and good education and right guidance from Hollywood specialists will work ... Read more...

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Want Indian stories that West connects to: Ashok Amritraj (Interview)


February 18th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) For Indian films to break out internationally, what was needed were original stories with an Indian feel that Western viewers can connect, says Hollywood ... Read more...

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‘Greater Elephant’ receives best jury award at SAIFF


December 27th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 27 (IANS) "Greater Elephant", a film produced by Pallavi Rohtagi, received the Best Jury Award at the South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) here.Directed by Srinivas Sunderrajan, ... Read more...

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Literary works dominate Golden Globe nomination list


December 19th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Indian filmmakers may stay away from literature, but it seems the international film fraternity simply loves to sift through books, novels, short stories and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Entertainment tax on films may come down: Soni


November 24th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) Entertainment tax on films could come down as the union government is contemplating a less stringent tax structure under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) ... Read more...

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Suited, booted SRK feels awkward in Goa


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Margao (Goa), Nov 23 (IANS) Shorts, T-shirts, ganjis and rubber slippers make for ideal wardrobe when in Goa. No wonder when superstar Shah Rukh Khan arrived wearing formals - ... Read more...

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Tisca Chopra to host 42nd IFFI opening ceremony


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) The 10-day extravaganza of the 42nd International Film Festival of India will start Wednesday and actress Tisca Chopra has tweeted that she will host the ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan to inaugurate IFFI


November 17th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 17 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan will inaugurate the 42nd International Film Festival of India to be held here Nov 23-Dec 3."Shah Rukh will flag off the ... Read more...

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Matching global trends, IFFI tries many firsts


November 11th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) For the first time, movies backed by animation, 3D and digital technology will find prominence at the upcoming 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) ... Read more...

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Xinjiang beckons Indian filmmakers


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Cashing in on the popularity of Bollyood films and stars like Shah Rukh Khan in China, Nur Bekri, governor of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous ... Read more...

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Where Indian cinema meets unconventional buyers


October 19th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) India is one of the largest film producing nations in the world, but is yet to explore important markets like South Korea, Japan and Taiwan. ... Read more...

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Spain sees 35 percent growth in Indian tourists


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Spain has recorded a 35 percent growth in tourist arrivals over 2010 in the first seven months of 2011, a Spanish official said, adding that it ... Read more...

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Locarno, where independent Indian filmmakers rise and shine


August 9th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Locarno (Switzerland), Aug 9 (IANS) As many as 12 independent filmmakers are in the spotlight at the 64th Locarno International Film Festival. From networking to meeting co-producers to having access ... Read more...

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India seen as major economic player in Switzerland: Envoy


August 8th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Locarno (Switzerland), Aug 8 (IANS) Apart from Bollywood song and dance, India is also seen as major economic player in Switzerland, Indian ambassador Chitra Narayanan said."India is seen as a ... Read more...

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Mukul Deva’s novel inspires new action thriller


June 29th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Soldier-turned-writer Mukul Deva's novel, "Lashkar", has inspired a new action thriller by National award-winning production company, Planman Motion Pictures."Lashkar" is a 2008 novel about a ... Read more...

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Vote for ‘Murder 2′ posters: Bhatt (With Images)


June 7th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Indian filmmakers are going online for various taks like finalising the title of a movie or arranging for finance. Producer Mahesh Bhatt is also using ... Read more...

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As VFX fights for foothold, in steps Bollywood Badshah


June 6th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Hollywood loves visual effects or VFX, though the same can't be said of the over Rs.80-billion ($1.6 billion) Indian film industry. However, a co-production ... Read more...

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In technology, we can’t compete with foreign filmmakers: SRK


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 2 (IANS) Mega-budget superhero movie "RA.One" is Shah Rukh Khan's most ambitious project and he is trying to make it a world-class film, but at the same ... Read more...

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Single-window clearance for film shooting in Himachal


May 5th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 5 (IANS) Remember Dev Anand singing "Tu kahaan yeh bataa iss nasheeli raat mein" on the streets of Shimla?From black and white films to new age romance ... Read more...

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‘RA.One’ will change the genre of films: SRK


March 26th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his upcoming sci-fi superhero film "RA.One" is an attempt to create something that will change the genre of Indian ... Read more...

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SRK’s three essentials to make Hindi films global


March 18th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Bollywood lacks three very essential skills - screenplay writing, technology and discipline - says superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who has been in the industry ... Read more...

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It disturbs me to see filmmakers chasing crossover cinema: SRK


March 18th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan believes that the Indian movie industry is at its best times and says people should focus on globalising it instead of ... Read more...

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Mumbai set to host first animation film fest


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) If you are a fan of animated characters, here is good news for you. The Enlighten Film Society is organising a film festival, starting Sunday, especially for animation ... 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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Shah Rukh, Lara to perform at Muscat Festival


January 24th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) A slew of events including a fashion show, a cycle race, extreme sailing championship and food festivals are slated for the Muscat Festival which opens in the ... Read more...

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Bollywood can boost our tourism, says Romanian minister


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Bollywood is no more just a form of entertainment but also has immense business potential. Borbely Karoly, the Romanian secretary of state, feels the Hindi film industry ... Read more...

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Spotlight on India at Locarno film fest


December 1st, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) After China and Central Asia, Indian filmmakers will get an opportunity to showcase their creativity at the Locarno Film Festival next year.Speaking to reporters in Panaji on ... Read more...

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Southern film industry alleges discrimination


November 24th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) Organisers of the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) were left red faced after filmmakers and distributors from southern India staged protests outside a function at an ... Read more...

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Regional Movies In MIAAC


October 28th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The 10th anniversary of the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council (MIAAC) Film Festival will commence in New York City from November 10, 2010. This year, the focus ... Read more...

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