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Siddhartha Mukherjee, 19 others win Light of India awards


June 5th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 5 (IANS) Siddhartha Mukherjee, the Pulitzer prize winning Indian-American writer of the "The Emperor of All Maladies", a biography of cancer, has won one of the Light ... Read more...

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Juhi Chawla stunned with Rajev’s writing stint


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) TV actor Rajev Paul has turned poet with his debut book "Mumbai Mohabbat aur Tanhai" and actress Juhi Chawla says she never thought he can write ... 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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Columbian film ‘Porfirio’ wins Golden Peacock at IFFI


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 3 (IANS) Colombian director Alejendro Landes' "Porfirio" won the prestigious Golden Peacock award at the 42nd International Film Festival of India, which concluded here Saturday.The director of "Porfirio", ... Read more...

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Kerala director to spend IFFI prize money on Oscar promotion


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 3 (IANS) Salim Ahmed, director of Malayalam film "Adaminte Makan Abu" which won the Silver Peacock prize at the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), will spend ... Read more...

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Colin Firth in ‘Oldboy’ remake?


November 15th, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth has been approached to play the role of a villain in the remake of Park Chan-wook's South Korean revenge classic, "Oldboy".After ... Read more...

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French film ‘My Little Princes’ sweeps MAMI awards


October 21st, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) French film "My Little Princess", directed by Eva Ionesco and produced by Rancois Marquis, swept the awards at the international competition at the 13th Mumbai Film ... Read more...

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IGNOU, Jamia awarded at World Education Summit


July 15th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and the Jamia Millia Islamia have won awards at the World Education Summit 2011 here, a statement said ... Read more...

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Rishi Kapoor, Arbaaz on cloud nine after national award


May 20th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Rishi Kapoor and Arbaaz Khan expressed their happiness in various ways after their films "Do Dooni Chaar" and "Dabangg" were named for national awards.Arbaaz's debut production ... Read more...

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Women breaking glass ceiling in Malayalam film industry


February 28th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 28 (IANS) First Bollywood and now the Malayalam film industry. Women are making inroads in the male-dominated territory of filmmaking, quitting cushy jobs and breaking away from ... Read more...

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I don’t care about jury: Pritam


January 28th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Composer Pritam Chakraborty is excited that his compositions for "Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai" got him the Mirchi Listeners' Choice Award for the best album of the ... Read more...

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Aishwarya wins special jury award at Zee event


January 16th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Jan 16 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai walked away with the special jury award for her performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Guzaarish" at the Ponds Gold Radiance Zee Cine Awards 2011 ... Read more...

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Indian film ‘Moner Manush’ claims top honours at IFFI (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) India claimed the top honours at the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here after Gautam Ghose's "Moner Manush" won the Golden Peacock award Thursday.Danish filmmaker ... Read more...

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India’s international film fest opens Monday (Curtain raiser)


November 21st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) The 41st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), billed by organisers as the most cash-rich in the world, will be inaugurated here Monday by ... Read more...

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IFFI bigger, richer this year: Organisers


November 21st, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is bigger, richer and has much wider reach this year, the organisers said Sunday.Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF) chief S.M. ... Read more...

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18 films to vie for Rs.9 million prize money at IFFI 2010


November 20th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) Eighteen films from across the world will vie for Rs.9 million ($200,000) in prize money at the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) scheduled to kick off ... Read more...

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IFFI 2010 begins from Nov. 22 at Panaji


November 19th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate the ten-day long 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) slated to begin on November 22 in Goa's Panaji city.This ... Read more...

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President Patil to give away 57th national film awards


October 22nd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will give away the 57th national film awards here today.The highlight of the awards has been the institution of new award categories based ... Read more...

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President Patil to give away 57th national film awards tomorrow


October 21st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will give away the 57th national film awards here tomorrow.The highlight of the awards has been the institution of new award categories based ... Read more...

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‘Kutty Srank’ felicitated by Kerala government


October 11th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Big Picture's multiple National Award winning Malayalam movie "Kutty Srank" has been honoured by the Kerala government.The films cast and crew including Mahesh Ramanathan from Big Pictures, ... Read more...

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‘Pavitra Rishta’ bags international honour


October 5th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Zee TV's popular show "Pavitra Rishta" has bagged the special jury award at the Seoul International Drama Awards 2010."Pavitra Rishta" revolves around a middle-class girl Archana's attempts ... Read more...

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Big Pictures’ projects bag 14 trophies at 57th national awards


September 15th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) It was big moment for Big Pictures, a Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group company, at the 57th National Film Awards Wednesday as its four production ventures ... Read more...

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Sarath Kumar Bags Full Length Role In Malayalam Movie Metro


August 26th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Tamil star Sarath kumar has been signed again for another Malayalam movie titled "Metro'. Sarath Kumar has proved his worth in Mollywood by playing the role of ... Read more...

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Tamil Comedian Vivek To Debut In Malayalam Films


June 26th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Padma Shri Award winner, Tamil comedy actor, Vivek is going to debut in Mollywood as a hero. The comedian will be playing the lead role ... Read more...

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Pritish Nandy Communication’s (PNC) Ek Tho Chance and Saluun win top awards at 43rd WorldFest Houston 2010


May 13th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):It's celebration time at PNC! Two PNC films, Ek Tho Chance and Saluun have won top honours at the 43rd Worldfest Houston, one of the oldest and ... Read more...

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Different themes win at film fest on disability


May 4th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Encouraging braille music, not giving up despite losing both limbs, a cerebral palsy patient eager to live life - films dealing with such subjects were the prize ... Read more...

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US composer Wayne Sharpe provides music for “Lahore”


February 21st, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 21 (ANI): Well known American composer Wayne Sharpe is providing background music for Bollywood film "Lahore", releasing on March 19.Sharpe has previously composed music for Oscar nominated "Firedancer", John ... Read more...

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IPL bid has made my film ‘Lahore’ a soft target: Director


January 25th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The snubbing of Paksitani players in the recent Indian Premier League (IPL) bid has not gone down well in the neighbouring nation whose people are now venting ... Read more...

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Malayalam films fare poorly in 56th National Film Awards


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) The 56th edition of the National Film Awards announced Saturday did not have any Malayalam film in the main category, in sharp contrast to the 55th edition, which ... Read more...

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Warner Bros Pictures to release ‘Lahore’ on March 19


January 20th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) "Lahore", a compelling tale set against the backdrop of competitive sports in the international arena, will be released by Warner Bros Pictures India March 19. Produced by Sai Om ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan felicitated at Mumbai film fest


November 6th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Organisers of the 11th Mumbai Film Festival have given megastar Amitabh Bachchan a Lifetime Achievement award for completing 40 years in the entertainment industry. Receiving the award ... Read more...

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Syrian film ‘The Long Night’ gets top honour at Osian’s


October 30th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Syrian director Hatem Mohammed's "The Long Night", about political prisoners, got the best film award at the 11th Osian's Cinefan Film Festival of Asian and Arab ... Read more...

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President to give away 55th National Film Awards today


October 21st, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will give away the 55th National Film Awards for 2007 here today.The eminent music personality Manna Dey will also be conferred the ... Read more...

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President to give away 55th National Film Awards


October 19th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will give away the 55th National Film Awards for 2007 here on Wednesday.The eminent music personality Manna Dey will also be conferred ... Read more...

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Shanghai film festival sees Tibetan film scooping Jury Grand Prix


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): The 12th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) saw Tibetan director Pema Tseden's movie 'The Search' bagging the Jury Grand Prix.The film follows a director's search for ... Read more...

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