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Mahesh Bhatt taps digital medium boom for wider reach


September 6th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A majority of filmmakers are using digital platforms to reach out to wider audience. Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is one of them and says that the ... Read more...

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Dimple Kapadia is our silent muse: Sandeep Khosla


August 18th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, who have completed 25 years in the fashion industry, have had their longest association with actress Dimple Kapadia and ... Read more...

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‘Delhi ought to have its own film setup’ (With Images)


July 20th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Director Hemant Gaba, who shot his internationally acclaimed "Shuttlecock Boys" here, feels that with increasing numbers of Delhiites entering the film line, it is high ... Read more...

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Mumbai writer to release Hindi book in Tashkent (With IMAGES)


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Well-known Hindi feminist writer Suman Saraswat will launch her new collection of short stories, "Mada" (Female) at the Vth World Hindi Conference scheduled in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, ... Read more...

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Shangri La Dialogue: ‘Anodyne’ Antony belied expectations (Comment)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
"Shangri La" is the remote Himalayan monastery in James Hilton's 1933 novel where the survivors of a plane crash receive, from the presiding Lama, a unique philosophy of moderation and pacifism. ... 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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Excessive publicity fatal for low budget movies: Mahadevan


May 10th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 10 (IANS) Director Anant Mahadevan's next directorial venture is "Life Is Good", which was written by late Sujeet Sen. He is keen to take it to the larger ... Read more...

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Rajasthani touch at British queen’s celebrations


April 28th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 28 (IANS) The grand celebrations being organised in Britain during June to mark 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II's reign will have a Rajasthani connection! The 11-member Jaipur ... Read more...

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Kashmir to have first ever international literary fest


April 16th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) The first ever international Kashmir literary festival, on the lines of the Jaipur Literary Festival, is to be organized in the Valley this year, an official ... Read more...

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Luke Kenny’s ‘Zombie?’ to come in three parts


January 9th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Luke Kenny, who was seen last in Farhan Akhtar's "Rock On!!", is all set with his second directorial venture "Zombie?" and says he has planned ... Read more...

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Amidst political unrest in Russia, Manmohan to meet Medvedev, Putin


December 14th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Amidst political unrest over alleged rigging in the elections to the Russian Duma, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves for Moscow Thursday on a three-day ... Read more...

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Jaipur Maharaja band to jam at Singapore Grand Prix


September 14th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 14 (IANS) They are a motley crew of musicians and performers who belt out numbers ranging from Bollywood chartbusters to traditional Rajasthani folk songs, accompanied by a ... Read more...

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Ben Kingsley to act in film by Sri Lankan director


May 31st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 31 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Ben Kingsley would star in a movie made by Sri Lankan filmmaker Chandran Rutnam that would depict a terror attack on the capital ... Read more...

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Metal books found in Jordan cave could change view of Biblical history


March 30th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): The discovery of seventy ancient metal books in a cave in Jordan is said to have the possibilities of unlocking some of the secrets of the earliest days ... Read more...

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Shahid floored by ‘Black Swan’ (Movie Snippets)


March 8th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, a trained dancer, is in awe of the critically acclaimed film "Black Swan", which features Oscar winning actress Natalie Portman ... Read more...

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Frankie J Holden sparks anger with onstage sex simulation


February 15th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 15 (ANI): Australian actor/musician Frankie J Holden sparked anger among the audience when he simulated a sex act while hosting a charity event.A Melbourne woman executive of one of the ... Read more...

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Women’s writing power coming into own in Africa


February 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Women writers are coming into their own in African contemporary literature, dominating the shortlist - with nine out of 12 - for the Commonwealth Writers' ... Read more...

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Rahman to perform at Oscars again


February 5th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Indian composer A.R. Rahman, who has been second time lucky in getting two nominations at the Oscars, will be performing at the prestigious award ceremony in Los ... Read more...

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Aamir disappointed ‘Peepli Live’ is out of Oscars


January 20th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan Thursday said he is disappointed at "Peepli Live" failing to get selected at the Oscars but is happy that his film represented India."I ... Read more...

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Karan Johar Tweets First Look Of ‘Student Of The Year’


January 5th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director Karan Johar is back with his next film Student Of The Year. After wowing the Indian and international audience with his Shah Rukh Khan – Kajol starrer My Name ... Read more...

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Irrfan Khan To Be Seen As Tabu’s Son In Ang Lee’s Film!


December 18th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood actors Irrfan Khan and Tabu make perfect on-screen couple and that has been proved by the film Maqbool and Mira Nair’s The Namesake. Their onscreen chemistry is amazing and ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani’s Cape Karma To Debut Online On Dingora.com


December 6th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 6, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Dingora.com to stream Pankaj Advani’s unreleased film Cape Karma online.iDREAM Independent Pictures, in association with Dingora.com, is releasing the late Pankaj Advani's yet to be released film ... Read more...

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Dev Anand’s ‘Hum Dono’ To Release In Color


December 4th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The black and white version of Hum Dono hit theaters in India in the year 1961. The film was a hit as per box office standards, also bringing in a Filmfare ... Read more...

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Manisha may bring Bollywood to Nepal


November 21st, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) Almost two decades after she left Nepal to carve out an illustrious career in neighbour India's film industry, Bollywood diva Manisha Koirala is now seeking to bring ... Read more...

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Hay festival aims to promote new Indian voices


November 4th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India's romance with contemporary world literature, its rich vernacular literary legacy and the country's cultural engagement with Britain scripted a new chapter with the formal launching ... Read more...

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Dunno Y—Na Jaane Kyun: A Bold Film Set For Diwali Release


October 29th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Indian film industry churns out the highest number of movies each year, sadly enough most of them are not appreciated by the International audience. Bollywood ... Read more...

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Mira Nair To Shoot In Pakistan


October 28th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recent reports suggest that the celebrated Indian film maker Mira Nair is likely to shoot her next film in Pakistan. Mira Nair is making a film ... Read more...

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Gill launches “Shera” song to celebrate enthusiasm for Commonwealth Games


September 9th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 9 (ANI): Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Dr. M.S. Gill launched the song 'Shera' at a glittering ceremony here on Thursday.Produced by Vikramjit Singh Sahney and Raksha Dhawan ... Read more...

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US honours Mother Teresa with a stamp


September 6th, 2010 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) The United States has issued a postal stamp honouring Mother Teresa "the diminutive Roman Catholic nun and honorary US citizen who served the sick and destitute of India ... Read more...

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Indian Film Festival Of London To Screen Ishqiya


July 12th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The opening edition of the Indian Film Festival of London (IFFL) is going to screen the critically acclaimed Bollywood film Ishqiya. The IFFL will take ... Read more...

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UN spotlight puts Maoist child soldier in peril


July 5th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 5 (IANS) After rubbing shoulders with top UN officials in New York and basking in limelight, former Maoist child soldier Sita Tamang has to now pay the ... Read more...

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Dibakar Banerjee directed film set to screen at London, Munich and Melbourne


June 23rd, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After earning significant commercial and critical acclaim in India, Alt Entertainment's and Dibakar Banerjee directed LSD: Love, Sex aur Dhokha is ready to travel around ... Read more...

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Reliance BIG Entertainment, Brad Pitt acquire ‘The Imperfectionists’ (Lead)


June 17th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Reliance BIG Entertainment, the flagship media and entertainment arm of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG), and Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt's production company Plan B ... Read more...

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Reliance BIG Entertainment, Brad Pitt acquire ‘The Imperfectionists’


June 16th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Reliance BIG Entertainment and Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt's production company Plan B Entertainment, under their Creative Partnership deal, have acquired the screen rights to Tom Rachman's ... Read more...

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