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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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‘Dangerous Ishq’ heady mix of mythology and supernatural element (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *** 1/2)


May 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dangerous Ishq"; Cast: Karisma Kapoor, Jimmy Sheirgill, Rajniesh Duggal, Ravi Kissan, Divya Dutta; Director: Vikram Bhatt; Rating: *** 1/2Karisma Kapoor's grand-slam of a return to form (and shape) in ... Read more...

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Remo to make his next film with ‘DID’ contestants


December 30th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Choreographer-turned-director Remo D'Souza, who is all set to direct the country's first ever dance film in 3D, has roped in dance reality show "Dance India ... Read more...

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Childhood fairytales revisited in Indian art


October 13th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Art and fairytales have moved together since the dawn of storytelling. But the march of civilization has allowed artists to reinterpret old stories in new ... Read more...

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‘Ek Deewana Tha…’ is Prateik’s new solo movie


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Prateik's solo hero movie, "Ek Deewana Tha", is named after a song in the Rishi Kapoor starrer "Karz" and is said to be the young ... Read more...

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Delhi Book Fair to focus on travel, children


August 25th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Delhi Book Fair 2011, beginning at the Pragati Maidan here Aug 27, will have travel and tourism as its theme, with a special focus ... Read more...

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The year Aamir, Farhan changed Bollywood creativity


July 26th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The year was 2001 and "Lagaan" and "Dil Chahta Hai" landed in the theatres like a breath of fresh air. The forces behind the ... Read more...

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Comic book business gets serious in India (Feature)


July 12th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Riding on popular superhero-like characters Shaktiman, Nagraj and Chacha Chaudhary, Indian comic books have come a long way. They are expected to grow by leaps ... Read more...

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‘Adaminte Makan Abu’ wins top honours at Kerala state awards


May 22nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 (IANS) Malayalam film "Adaminte Makan Abu", which got four National Awards last week, won four Kerala state film awards including for the best film and best actor.The ... Read more...

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Vrindavan’s ‘Porn Swamy’ arrested, CDs, cameras seized


January 18th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, Jan 18 (IANS) The controversial Vrindavan 'Porn Swamy', accused of making pornograhic clips and movies using holy motifs and the backdrop of deities, was arrested Monday afternoon after more than ten ... Read more...

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RGV’s ‘Katha Screenplay Darsakathvam Appalraju’ Will Hit Screens This February


January 5th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
will play in theaters only once the post production work of the film is over by the beginning of February. The film cannot be made available in theaters before February ... Read more...

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Ram Gopal Verma’s ‘Katha Screenplay Darsakatvam Appalaraju’ Suffers Setback


December 30th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
has also been postponed by at least one week.According to reports in the media, Ram Gopal Verma will not be able to release his Telugu production on the said date ... Read more...

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Oz Haat Mela in Delhi to showcase India’s development


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Australia's popular NGO mela, "OzHAAT", is organizing a mela on December 4 at the Australian High Commission grounds in Chanakayapuri.The mela has a great selection of ... Read more...

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Why is Humayun’s tomb on Obama’s itinerary?


November 6th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Nov.6 (ANI): Most Indians are puzzled as to why foreign heads of state would choose to pay a visit to Humayun's tomb in New Delhi rather than the ... Read more...

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Mammootty To Work With Ranjith Again!


September 25th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malayalam film megastar Mammootty has again joined hands with the reputed director and screenwriter Ranjith for his next movie.The director's recent release Pranchiyettan and the Saint also ... Read more...

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Veer Savarkar’s son Vishwas dead


September 17th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Vishwas V. Savarkar, the sole surviving son of revolutionary leader Veer Damodar Savarkar, passed away here Friday morning following a brief illness, a close family friend said. He ... Read more...

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57th National Film Awards: Who will be the best actor?


September 15th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 (IANS) With the 57th National Film Awards to be announced Wednesday afternoon, the question is who will win the best actor award? Will Amitabh Bachchan catch up with Malayalam ... Read more...

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RGV, Puri release ‘Vareva’ trailers


September 7th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The trailers of "Vareva' directed and produced by Mahi with Gautham, son of Brahmanandam in the lead were released by Ram Gopal Varma and Puri Jagannath. ... Read more...

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“ONCE AGAIN SUNNY DEOL TURN INTO A TRUCK DRIVER”


September 6th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actor Sunny Deol has played a role of a truck driver in the film "Gadar- Ek Prem Katha" and you all know that this film was ... Read more...

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I need a younger person than Akshay Kumar: Sajid Khan


August 17th, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) After teaming up with superstar friend Akshay Kumar in the hits "Heyy Babyy" and "Housefull", Bollywood director Sajid Khan now plans to move on to another, ... Read more...

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Ithu Nammude Katha Starts Shooting In Kavalam


August 12th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Rajesh Kannankara's Malayalam movie Ithu Nammude Katha has started shooting in Kavalam near Changanassery. Rajesh Kannankara has also written the script of the movie.Ananya, the ... Read more...

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“And Once Again Is Not My Comeback Movie”: Antara Mali


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Antara Mali of Mast and Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon is set to make a comeback with And Once Again, a forthcoming film by ... Read more...

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‘And Once Again’ not my comeback film: Antara Mali


July 31st, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Glamorous Antara Mali, who has gone bald for Amol Palekar's forthcoming film "And Once Again", admits it wasn't easy shaving her head. Last seen on the ... Read more...

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K Viswanath’s film busy in dubbing


May 14th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Directed by K Viswanath and produced by Harigopala Krishnamurthy and Peela Neela Tilak on the banner of Sri Rajarajeswari Films Pvt Ltd., an yet to be ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into Malayalam actor’s death


April 28th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) Police have been ordered to probe the death of popular Malayalam film and TV actor Sreenath, Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said Wednesday."I have forwarded the request from ... Read more...

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Sreenath’s brother demands probe


April 27th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sathyanath, the brother of actor Sreenath who passed away recently, has made allegations that he suspects foul play behind his brother's death. He stated this at a ... Read more...

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Family suspects foul play in actor Sreenath’s death


April 25th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 25 (IANS) A day after the funeral of popular Malayalam film and TV actor Sreenath, his family Sunday said they suspect foul play in his death and will approach ... Read more...

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Actor Sreenath passes away


April 24th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actor Sreenath was discovered dead in a hotel room in Kothamanagalam on Friday morning. He was found with his wrists slashed when the hotel staff opened ... Read more...

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Malayalam actor Sreenath found dead in hotel room


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kothamangalam (Kerala), April 23 (IANS) Popular Malayalam film and TV actor Sreenath was found dead in a hotel room in this Kerala town Friday morning, police said. His body was discovered by the ... Read more...

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Samvrutha to play P.E. teacher


April 5th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Samvrutha Sunil is one of those lucky Malayalam actresses to have got all the best roles and been a part of only hit films.Her year started ... Read more...

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Land distribution in Bihar highly polarized: Report


February 5th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 5 (IANS) Nearly five decades after the abolition of the zamindari system, land distribution in Bihar remains highly polarized compared to any other state, according to a report, "The total area ... Read more...

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Tibetans-in-exile get lessons in Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, Oct 22 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile organised a five-day discourse here during which Mahatma Gandhi's philosophy is being preached.A committee headed by Samdhong Rinpoche, the Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile, has organised the event ... Read more...

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Rani And Kajol’s cousin makes a comeback!


September 24th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kin of the famous Mukherjee family, Sharbani Mukherjee is to begin all over again in Hindi films. She was believed to be one of the most promising actresses in the industry ... Read more...

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Sanjay bails out Jackky Bhagnani, signs ‘Faltu’


September 18th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Vashu Bhagnani wanted to re-launch his son and needed an A-lister to act alongside Jackky, but every leading man declined politely. But Sanjay ... Read more...

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Sanjay Baba Bails Out Flop Jackky Bhagnani


September 18th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha In Munnabhai MBBS Sanjay Dutt had thumbed his nose at academic qualifications by fudging his way through a doctorate. Now in Faltu, he questions our educational system in ... Read more...

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