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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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Freida to romance Christian Bale (With Image)


June 29th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Indian actress Freida Pinto will be seen romancing Batman star Christian Bale in director Terrence Malick's next - "Kinght of Cups".The film is a ... Read more...

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I don’t like bragging: Irrfan Khan


June 21st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) He is one of the few Indian actors with international projects like "Slumdog Millionaire" and "The Amazing Spider-Man" to his credit, but actor Irrfan Khan ... 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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Irrfan says his work, not PR, fetched him international films


February 21st, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) One of the most versatile actors in Bollywood, Irrfan Khan, who is part of upcoming American film "The Amazing Spider-Man", says his work has helped him ... Read more...

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Poorna eager to work with Aamir Khan again


January 14th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Poorna Jagannathan seems to be smitten by Aamir Khan. The actress says she would love to work with the "Delhi Belly" producer again, even ... Read more...

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Salman Khan is my driving force: Himesh Reshammiya


December 21st, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Composer-singer-actor Himesh Reshammiya credits actor Salman Khan, a godfather to many newcomers, for his success in the Hindi film industry."For me it's always been god, ... Read more...

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After 10 years, Shashi visits theatre - for ‘Rockstar’


November 19th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) His frail condition notwithstanding, yesteryear star Shashi Kapoor went to watch "Rockstar", his late brother Shammi's last big screen performance, at a theatre after almost a ... Read more...

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Indian actors a recognizable force overseas: Big B


September 12th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is set to make his Hollywood debut with Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby", says larger numbers of the global population ... Read more...

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Poll panel launches institute for election management


June 18th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Election Commission of India Friday launched an advanced resource centre of learning, research, training and extension for participatory democracy and election management, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Rishi wishes Padma Bhushan for Shammi Kapoor too


January 26th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood star Rishi Kapoor is ecstatic that his uncle Shashi Kapoor has been named for the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award, but ... Read more...

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Shashi Kapoor gets Padma Bhushan


January 25th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Shashi Kapoor, one of the most charming actors of his time, was Tuesday named for the Padma Bhushan, the nation's third highest civilian award, on the eve ... Read more...

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‘Dhobi Ghat’ truly world cinema: Rahul Bose


January 18th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian actor Rahul Bose, known for his distinct choice of roles, can't stop praising Kiran Rao's directorial debut "Dhobi Ghat" and says the movie provides a ... Read more...

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Qatar May Be Overtaken By Australia In LNG Production


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australia was defeated by Qatar in the bid to host the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament. Getting approved to glory in this bid might elate the ... Read more...

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Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan: The Battle Continues


November 30th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
There are those who believe that SRK is the ultimate B Town hero, others think that it is perfectionist Aamir Khan who is the be all and end all of Bollywood, ... Read more...

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I don’t want to repeat my roles: Ronit Roy


November 20th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Popular television actor Ronit Roy earned rave reviews for his performance in the internationally acclaimed movie "Udaan", but he is not interested in doing something similar ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: What makes Her So Popular Despite So Many Flops?


November 12th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, this dainty gal, who mesmerized audiences with her performances in many movies like Josh, Hum Dil Chuke Sanam, Aa Ab Laut Chale, Devdas, Guru, ... Read more...

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Resul Pookutty Ropes In Amitabh Bachchan For His Directorial Venture


November 1st, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Oscar winning sound designer Resul Pookutty, who will soon debut as a director in Bollywood, has reportedly roped in actor Amitabh Bachchan in his directorial venture. ... Read more...

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DDA, Spanish group to cooperate in urban planning


October 26th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Spanish group for cooperation in the field of urban planning."The MoU was signed ... Read more...

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Is A.R. Rahman losing his way in Kollywood?


September 9th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It's been 19 years of a stupendous journey and yet A.R. Rahman keeps offering the fresh and stunning music. The Madras Mozart's association with ace filmmakers ... Read more...

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Vijay, Simbhu, And Maddy In 3 Idiots Remake


July 26th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In the recent times, it's all about 3 Idiots remake in tinsel town that has been making high waves in Kollywood. With Gemini Film Productions ... Read more...

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Santosh Sivan’s Film On Vasco Da Gama’s Death


July 6th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): India's most proficient cinematographer-turned-filmmaker is all set to make a bilingual film based on the assassination of Vasco Da Gama. The film titled as "Urumi' will ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Refuses To Act With Brad Pitt


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a familiar name in Hollywood now. She has been brand ambassador for various international brands like Longines, L'Oreal Paris and has ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur on Cannes feature film jury


April 15th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur will be on the jury panel at the prestigious 63rd Cannes Film Festival, being held May 12-23. Kapur, known for his ... Read more...

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China to launch second lunar probe this year


April 13th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): China will go ahead with its lunar exploration program despite the United States decision to suspend its return to the moon."China should not slow down its ... Read more...

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Babbar plans Rs.125 crore film on Maharaja Ranjit Singh


April 12th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) After making a television serial on Maharaja Ranjit Singh, actor-politician Raj Babbar is determined to fulfil his dream of making films on eminent Sikh rulers although ... Read more...

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Being an international actor gives me a high: Irrfan Khan


March 10th, 2010 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Irrfan Khan, popular for his serious and comic roles in Bollywood, is increasingly making inroads into the western world with projects like "A Mighty Heart", "Slumdog ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor makes American TV debut Sunday


January 16th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Bollywood star Anil Kapoor is excited about his debut Sunday on "24", a popular American TV series depicting a 24-hour period in the life of ... Read more...

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Shriya Saran to do Malayalam film


December 8th, 2009 - 12:26 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Tamil actress Shriya Saran, who has also done a few Bollywood movies as well as international projects, is now going to be a part of Mammootty and Prithviraj starrer Pokkiri Raja. Directed ... Read more...

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Gulshan Grover still prefers being Bollywood baddie


November 22nd, 2009 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Two Hollywood movies, a British venture and an Indo-French collaboration... Gulshan Grover has his hands full with serious-themed international projects. But the Bollywood bad man insists he ... Read more...

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Salim-Sulaiman hope to make India proud at Emmys


August 28th, 2009 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) After churning out hit numbers like "Jalwa", "Haule haule" and "Chak De! India", Bollywood's composer brothers Salim and Sulaiman Merchant are hoping to make India ... Read more...

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Another doctorate for music maestro A R Rahman


July 8th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After receiving doctorate from Aligarh University and Anna University, music maestro A R Rahman is all set to be honored with yet another doctorate by Middlesex University, London.Winning Oscars for Slumdog ... Read more...

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No more nude scenes for Nandana Sen


April 16th, 2009 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) After the controversial nude scenes in Ketan Mehta's "Rang Rasiya", Nandana Sen got an offer from Italian filmmaker Italo Spinelli to play a tribal woman ... Read more...

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Nandana Sen’s No To Italian Filmmaker’s Choli Ke Peeche Topless Offer


April 14th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaAfter the controversial nude scenes in Ketan Mehta's Rang Rasiya, Nandana Sen got another highly-prestigious offer that required her to go topless.Italian filmmaker Italo Spinelli offered Nandana the ... Read more...

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100 hours to celebrate astronomy year in Jantar Mantar


April 4th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Jantar Mantar, the 18th century observatory in the heart of the capital, was crowded with young students Saturday as they got together to learn the use of ... Read more...

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