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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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India-China meet on trade and market access


August 26th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India will raise its growing trade deficit with China and market access for IT and IT enabled services (ITES) at the Joint Economic Group (JEG) ... Read more...

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No new Urdu, Punjabi films, Pakistanis flock to watch Batman


August 20th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) With no new Urdu or Punjabi films releasing on Eid in Pakistan, movie buffs in the port city of Karachi are flocking to theatres showing ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago, India to celebrate I-Day jointly


August 10th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 10 (IANS) India and Trinidad and Tobago will jointly celebrate each other's Independence Day here, said Indian High Commissioner Malay Mishra who noted a "paradigm shift in bilateral ... 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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KJo wants Ravi to dance on Bhojpuri songs (Movie Snippets)


June 30th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan, who is participating in dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa", has revealed that filmmaker Karan Johar, the show's judge, wants him ... Read more...

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Fiji is new hotspot for Indian movies


June 16th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Fiji islands are emerging as the latest hotspot for Indian films, with three movies, "3G", "Warning" and "Ammali Tumaali", being shot in the ... Read more...

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Bollywood embracing trash of the west: Tannishtha Chatterjee


June 5th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who has kept her distance from typical Bollywood potboilers, skin show and the glamourous look, feels the Hindi film industry is not ... Read more...

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Taking magic of Indian cinema to ‘film-friendly’ Melbourne


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) She is set to showcase some new-age Indian films like "Kahaani" and "Teri Meri Kahaani" in Australia through the forthcoming Indian Film Festival of ... Read more...

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Rekha to be felicitated at IIFA


May 31st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Bollywood diva Rekha will be honoured for her achievements in Indian cinema at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards to be held in ... Read more...

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We promote wrong films, filmmakers in India: Tannishtha


May 27th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Tannishtha Chatterjee feels Indian films still have a long way to go when it comes to getting recognition in the international arena. The actress, known for ... Read more...

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I don’t compare myself with Freida: Tena Desae (With image)


May 27th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Tena Desae, who featured in British comedy-drama "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", shared screen space with Dev Patel in the film but says it ... Read more...

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Hirani, Rituparno to hold master classes in Melbourne


May 25th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Rajkumar Hirani and Rituparno Ghosh are among the filmmakers scheduled to hold master classes at the third edition of the Indian Film Festival (IFF) ... Read more...

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Recognise desi beauties, not foreigners: Abhishek


May 18th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Giselli Monteiro, Barbara Mori, Amy Jackson... A slew of foreign beauties are playing key roles in Bollywood films. But director Abhishek Kapoor feels this obsession ... Read more...

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Movie maestro Mrinal Sen turns 90


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Director Mrinal Sen, rated as one of the pioneers of the alternative cinema movement in the country, turned 90 Monday. He spent the day attending a ... Read more...

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Arjun to walk Cannes red carpet with wife


May 8th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal will take to the red carpet at the opening night of the 65th Cannes International Film Festival with his wife ... Read more...

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Foreign exposure pushes independent films in India (Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) If yours is a low- or medium-budget, independent movie project and it has travelled to prestigious international film jamborees, chances are ripe for a good ... Read more...

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Delay in ‘Common Man’ my fault: Shirish Kunder (Movie Snippets)


May 4th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Shirish Kunder blames himself for the delay in his project "Common Man", a film that he plans to make with megastar Amitabh Bachchan."About 'Common ... Read more...

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India doesn’t make too many films for children: Revathy


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Actress Revathy, who has won a national award for her short film "Red Building Where The Sun Sets" that shows how fights between parents affect ... Read more...

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Hard times don’t dim Syrians’ love for Indian films


April 30th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sweida City (Syria), April 30 (IANS) Standing amidst elegant Corinthian columns dating back to the Roman times against the backdrop of pristine blue skies, Amwaj's mind travels back to ... Read more...

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Bollywood doesn’t reflect our country: Ashim Ahluwalia


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Bollywood's mainstream entertainment doesn't entertain him. But showcasing the underbelly of the industry's sex and horror films of the 1980s through his film "Miss Lovely" has ... Read more...

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Now, Tannishtha eyes desi films (With Images)


April 10th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) After working in international projects like "Brick Lane" and "Shadows of Time", actress Tannishtha Chatterjee is now focusing on Indian films. She will be seen ... Read more...

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I’m still single: Nargis Fakhri


March 26th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Pakistani-American actress Nargis Fakhri rubbishes rumours of a romantic link-up with Shahid Kapoor and says she is still single."That was pretty interesting because I woke ... Read more...

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Godmother of Hollywood comes to rev up Indian Films (With Image)


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) If unofficial sobriquets could be turned official, Michelle Satter would be called the Godmother of creative cinema. After mentoring some of the greatest minds of cinema ... Read more...

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Pakistan ban won’t affect ‘Agent Vinod’ revenues: Saif


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan isn't perturbed over Pakistan banning "Agent Vinod", saying that very little revenue would be lost by the restriction imposed on his ... Read more...

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Iraqi, Indian films win awards at film fest


March 15th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Iraqi movie "The Qandil Mountains" and "Handover" (India) won the first and second prizes respectively at the UFO 0110 International Digital Film Festival that ended ... 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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Ratnam’s ‘Raavanan’ part of Austrian Film Museum


March 1st, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 1 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Mani Ratnam's "Raavanan" is now part of the permanent collection at the Austrian Film Museum, which has so far only 15 Indian films ... 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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‘New directors, social media creating fresh Pakistani cinema’


February 1st, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar says Pakistani cinema is going through a bad patch for want of good stories but feels that with the entry of ... Read more...

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Finnair’s Republic Day surprise: Bollywood jig by crew


January 27th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Jan 27 (IANS) This is something an air passenger will least expect on a flight even of an Indian carrier -- a Bollywood jig by a foreign crew, ... Read more...

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Poor script spoils ‘Kho Kho’ (Kannada Movie Review)


January 15th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Kho Kho"; Cast: Kitty, Priyamani, Harshitha Poonacha, Srihari, Anu Prabhakar, Ravi Kale, Rangayana Raghu, Sadhu Kokila, Raju Thalikote, Mitra and Yatiraj; Screenplay writer-Director: R. Chandru; Producer: Bhaskar and Aadi Narayan; ... 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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Shahid to pay tribute to Shammi Kapoor, Dev Anand


December 30th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor, known for his dancing skills, will pay a tribute to legendary actors Dev Anand and Shammi Kapoor, who passed away ... Read more...

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Bollywood should do a ‘Zindagi Na…’ in Poland: Ambassador


November 29th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Keen to promote Poland as a film and tourism destination in India, the country's top diplomat wants Bollywood to do a "Zindagi (Phir Se) Milegi ... Read more...

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