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Kal Penn makes a four letter call: “Vote”


September 5th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian American actor Kal Penn, best known for his "Harold and Kumar" movies, brought the house down at the Democratic National Convention as he ended ... Read more...

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House series ends to a befitting finale


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The finale of the medical drama “House” was shown last Monday. After 8 seasons, 177 episodes and worldwide success, the series has finally ended. ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria and Kal Penn join Obama’s re-election campaign


February 24th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Obama campaign team has rewarded actress Eva Longoria and others for their unwavering support for the President. In all, 35 co-chairs for the President’s re-election ... Read more...

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Kal Penn returning to TV


August 4th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian-American actor Kal Penn, who is best known for his role in the "Harold and Kumar" movies, is ready to return to television after a ... Read more...

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Kal Penn’s attacker jailed


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The man who attacked actor Kal Penn has been sentenced to three years behind bars.Marcellus Chambers pulled a gun on the "The Namesake" actor when he ... Read more...

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Kal Penn returns to White House


November 17th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian-American actor Kal Penn, who is best known for his role in the "Harold and Kumar" movies, has returned to the White House after a ... Read more...

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Indian origin Kal Pen re-joins White House job after filming ‘Harold & Kumar’ sequel


November 16th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Kalpen Modi, the Indian-American political aide who resigned from his post as US President Barack Obama's associate director of public engagement this summer to act in a ... Read more...

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Rising Star Entertainment signs 4-film deal with Percept


August 20th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Producer Ravi Walia's Rising Star Entertainment has announced a four-film deal with Percept Pictures Company. As part of the agreement, Percept has acquired worldwide marketing and distribution ... Read more...

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White House sways to bhangra to celebrate Asian heritage


May 25th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 25 (IANS) After celebrating Diwali last year by lighting a ceremonial diya, US President Barack Obama celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with bhangra beats ... Read more...

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Secret Service launches probe into Kal Penn robbery


April 22nd, 2010 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) The US Secret Service has launched a probe into the robbery case of Indian American actor Kal Penn. Penn, best known for his roles in the "Harold ... Read more...

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‘Harold and Kumar’ Star Kal Penn Mugged


April 21st, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Kal Penn, well-known for his portrayal of Kumar, in the comedy film ‘Harold & Kumar’, was held up at gunpoint early on Tuesday morning ... Read more...

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“Harold & Kumar” Star Kal Penn Robed


April 21st, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Apr 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood star Kal Penn was reportedly robbed at gunpoint on Tuesday at round 1:20 a.m. The incident has been confirmed by Jennifer Goodwin, the agent ... Read more...

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‘Harold & Kumar’ star Kal Penn robbed at gunpoint


April 21st, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Kal Penn was held at gunpoint and robbed, in the early morning hours on Tuesday. His representative has also confirmed the incident. The actor ... Read more...

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Kal Penn robbed at gunpoint in Washington D.C.


April 21st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 21 (ANI): 'The Namesake' actor Kal Penn a.k.a. Kalpen Modi was held at gunpoint in Washington D.C.According to TMZ.com, the 32-year-old actor was held up at gunpoint early Tuesday ... Read more...

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Kal Penn robbed at gunpoint


April 21st, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Indian American actor Kal Penn, who recently resigned as an associate-director in the White House Office of Public Engagement to return to his acting career, was robbed at ... Read more...

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Harold & Kumar’s Kal Penn Robbed At Gunpoint


April 21st, 2010 - 4:03 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Kal Penn recently spent a year working for the Obama administration, only to announce earlier this month that he will soon be leaving Washington to return to ... Read more...

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Actor Kal Penn robbed at gunpoint


April 21st, 2010 - 3:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Kal Penn has been robbed at gunpoint in Washington DC. The incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday morning. He was pretty rattled ... Read more...

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Kal Penn ‘ditches White House gig for Harold & Kumar sequel’


April 3rd, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 3 (ANI): Kal Penn, best known for his role in "Harold & Kumar" flicks, is ditching his White House gig to appear in a new Christmas-themed flick as his ... Read more...

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‘Harold and Kumar 3′ filming likely to begin in June


March 16th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 16 (Pen Men at Work): Many of the viewers were made to feel overjoyed by the initial two ‘Harold and Kumar’ movies – ‘Harold and Kumar Got To White Castle’ ... Read more...

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Filming Of “Harold & Kumar 3″ Likely To Begin In June


March 16th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some real good news for all the fans of comedy film series "Harold & Kumar" as the third segment of the popular series might ... Read more...

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Indian-origin stars Kal Penn, Aasif Mandvi, Pooja Kumar hit Hollywood gold


November 23rd, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 23 (ANI): American actors of Indian descent such as Kal Penn, Aasif Mandvi, Pooja Kumar have come a long way to claim their place in the US television and film ... Read more...

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Kal Penn Begins His Job In White House


July 7th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
Kal Penn, the American film and television actor has finally arrived at the White House in order to begin his work as the Associate Director of the White House.The actor started his ... Read more...

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Kal Penn will now be Kalpen Modi at the White House


July 7th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 7 (IANS) Kal Penn, Indian American star of Mira Nair's "The Namesake" and a long time supporter of President Barack Obama, has started his new job ... Read more...

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Harold And Kumar Go To White Castle: Burger And Laughter


June 28th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by GD
The movie Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle is a hilarious depiction of the misadventures that Harold and Kumar undergo as they head towards the restaurant after being high on ... Read more...

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will.i.am begs Barack Obama for a job


May 26th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am wants to work with US President Barack Obama.The hip-hop icon, who supported the Democrat's campaign by composing Yes We Can in his ... Read more...

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HBO all set to make a film on Barack Obama


April 15th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 15 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's life, and his run to the White House, would soon be turned into a new movie.HBO is said to have optioned a ... Read more...

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Indian American actor Penn gets a job in the White House


April 8th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.7 (ANI): New Jersey-born actor Kal Penn, who played a stoner Guantanamo Bay escapee in the movies and a doctor on TV's "House," has been appointed an associate director in the ... Read more...

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Kal Penn, ‘The Namesake’ star, to join White House


April 8th, 2009 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 7 (IANS) Kal Penn, Indian American star of Mira Nair's "The Namesake" and a long time supporter of President Barack Obama, is joining the White House as ... Read more...

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Did Kal Penn really die?


April 7th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by GD
Dr. Lawrence Kutner, played by actor Kal Penn, dies in a shocking episode of House. The death of Dr. Kutner gets revealed when Foreman and Thirteen were sent to his house ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai most bankable Indian star in Hollywood


February 19th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 19 (IANS) Forbes has listed Aishwarya Rai as India's most bankable star in Hollywood, pushing down the Khans of Bollywood in the ratings of the best bet for a ... Read more...

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Johansson hits out at media over Obama email relationship


August 6th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 6 (ANI): American actress Scarlett Johansson has hit out at the media coverage of her so-called "email relationship" with Barack Obama.Johansson, who was left red faced about her ... Read more...

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Kal Penn’s movie opens at No. 2 in US


April 29th, 2008 - 11:07 am ICT by admin
New York, April 28 (IANS) Indian American actor Kal Penn has got the hit he was waiting for with "Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" grossing $14.6 million at the US ... Read more...

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Kal Penn changed name to get more roles


April 25th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
London, April 25 (IANS) Asian-American actor Kal Penn, who starred in "The Namesake", changed his real name Kalpen Modi so he wouldn't get stereotypical roles. Penn believes he wouldn't have got the ... Read more...

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Obama inspires me like Gandhi, says Kal Penn


April 19th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Indian-American actor Kal Penn has admitted that US presidential candidate Barack Obama inspires him like Mahatma Gandhi.The Namesake star has been quietly campaigning for Obama at colleges ... Read more...

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Penn backs Obama, compares him to Gandhi


April 19th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
London, April 19 (IANS) Indian American actor Kal Penn is backing Barack Obama in his bid for the US presidency and says the leader is almost as inspiring as Mahatma Gandhi. Penn ... Read more...

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