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Basu’s biopic on Kishore Kumar on floors in winter 2013


September 21st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Basu, who is basking in the success of his latest offering "Barfi!", says his Ranbir Kapoor-starrer biopic on Kishore Kumar is in its scripting ... Read more...

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Sowmya Raoh sings for Rani again!


September 19th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Playback singer Sowmya Raoh has lent her voice to Rani Mukerji for the third time with the song "Dreamum wakeupum" from forthcoming film "Aiyyaa". She says ... Read more...

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Anurag Basu plans English ‘Barfi!’


September 19th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) After treating Hindi-viewing audiences to "Barfi!", director Anurag Basu plans to cook up an English version of the movie for non-Hindi audiences. He says "Barfi!" is ... Read more...

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Amit Kumar recreates golden era with new Bengali album


September 8th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) After a five-year hiatus, Amit Kumar, son of legendary singer Kishore Kumar, is back this Durga Puja with a nostalgia-evoking Bengali album titled "Phele Asha Din" ... Read more...

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Blinded by light, this family sees no hope


September 2nd, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan), Sep 2 (IANS) Darkness has become a life-long curse for two generations of a family in a Rajasthan village. This family has 15 members, including eight children, who ... Read more...

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‘Barfi!’ soundtrack is simple, flawless (IANS Music Review)


August 28th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Barfi!"; Music Director: Pritam; Lyricists: Neelesh Mishra, Swanand Kirkire, Ashish Pandit; Singers: Mohit Chauhan, Nikhil Paul George, Papon, Sunidhi Chauhan, Arijit Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Swanand Kirkire, Rekha Bhardwaj; Rating ****1/2Pritam ... Read more...

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For Hema, Dharmendra is king of romance (TV Snippets)


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Veteran actress Hema Malini opened up about her first meeting with husband-actor Dharmendra during an appearance on music reality show "Indian Idol 6".During the ... Read more...

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Singers add a lot to an actor’s career: Ranbir


August 6th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) After the success of "Rockstar", playback singer Mohit Chauhan is being identified as Ranbir Kapoor's voice. The actor admits that singers play a big role ... Read more...

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Good Dad not here to hear today’s songs: Kishoreda’s son


August 4th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Had Kishore Kumar been alive today, he would have felt pity for the current breed of songs, the legend's son Amit Kumar said Saturday on the ... Read more...

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Kishore Kumar alive in B-town’s heart (Movie Snippets)


August 4th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) On Kishore Kumar's 83rd birth anniversary Saturday, Bollywood celebrities like Anupam Kher and Madhur Bhandarkar recalled the legendary singer's evergreen charm, which continues to live ... Read more...

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Kishoreda’s last song to get new sounds for ‘Jhumroo’


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Legendary singer Kishore Kumar's last song, which he is said to have recorded three days before his demise in 1987, is set to be part ... Read more...

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Aamir now owns Shammi Kapoor’s jacket


August 1st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan can now take pride in owning legendary actor Shammi Kapoor's jacket, one among the six film memorabilia items he bid ... Read more...

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Big B feels singers play vital role in actors’ lives


July 31st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says playback singers play an important role in building an actor's stature in Indian cinema."Playback singers have always been responsible for the ... Read more...

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Osian back with second mega auction of movie art


July 11th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The history of Indian cinema will cross an artistic threshold to become classical collectors' memoribilia in an auction, "Film Memoribilia: The Osian's Cinefan Auction" ... Read more...

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Shafqat wants youngsters to take songs to next generation


July 4th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali, the magical voice behind chart busters "Mitwa", "Tere naina", and "Yeh Honsla" disagrees with the notion that songs nowadays don't have ... Read more...

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I want to sing for SRK: Javed Ali


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) After lending his voice for almost all top-notch actors like Amitabh Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan, playback singer Javed Ali wants to sing for superstar Shah ... Read more...

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Rajesh, Pancham and Kishore were a lethal combination: Anupam


June 29th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Recalling the magic of Rajesh Khanna's films, actor Anupam Kher says that other than the superstar's charm, his teaming up with musical duo - composer ... Read more...

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Shinde brings alive Kishoreda in ‘Jhumroo’


April 7th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 7 (IANS) When little known Ravindra Shinde speaks like Kishore Kumar, it seems the legendary singer is there for real.Shinde was at his best in a new Bollywood ... Read more...

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‘Jhumroo’ - truly Kishore Kumar, truly Bollywood (Review)


April 6th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 6 (IANS) This true-blue Bollywood musical is Kishore Kumar all the way! Packed with the retro look in psychedelic colours, over-the-top props and bling, "Jhumroo" tells the story ... Read more...

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Priyanka misses joy of watching IPL (Movie Snippets)


April 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who performed at the opening ceremony of the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Chennai, loves watching cricket. ... Read more...

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Live shows give unmatched high: Gaurav Gera


April 4th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Nothing can beat a live performance says TV actor Gaurav Gera, who is all set to entertain people with Bollywood musical "Jhumroo". He thanks the ... Read more...

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Kishoreda’s songs evergreen, ‘Jhumroo’ will work: Shweta


March 31st, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) TV actress Shweta Gulati is a die hard Kishore Kumar fan and says his songs have such flavour that they are not time-bound. She is ... Read more...

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Shaan brings Kishore Kumar’s melodies alive


March 26th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 26 (IANS) Kishore Kumar's music has lived through the years -- and a concert by singer Shaan, who sang evergreen hits of the legendary actor-singer, was proof ... Read more...

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Gaurav Gera, Shweta Gulati in Bollywood musical ‘Jhumroo’


March 21st, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 21 (IANS) TV actors Gaurav Gera and Shweta Gulati are set to play lead roles in "Jhumroo", a Bollywood musical show inspired by legendary singer Kishore Kumar's songs. ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar strives for originality


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Pakistani actor Ali Zafar, whose multi-faceted personality has his fans in awe, says a lot of people inspires him in his pursuit for creativity, but he ... Read more...

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Awards important, but Ranbir prefers filmmaking


January 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor, who recently bagged a Screen award for the best actor for a powerful performance in "Rockstar", says winning honours is important, but the ... Read more...

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I have always looked up to Kishore Kumar: Ali Zafar


January 16th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Ali Zafar is gearing up for his latest romantic comedy "London, Paris, New York". The multi-talented Pakistani actor, who has not only acted in the ... Read more...

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Javed Akhtar in retrospect of Bollywood’s ‘Classic Legends’


November 26th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) From Raj Kapoor, Nargis, Kishore Kumar to Majrooh Sultanpuri, Bimal Roy and Vijay Anand -- script writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar is set to tell all about 13 ... Read more...

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Sachin most deserving person for Bharat Ratna: Asha Bhosle


November 1st, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 1 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle has endorsed master blaster Sachin Tendulkar for the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, while her sister Lata Mangeshkar is pithching ... Read more...

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Dev Anand conferred Rashtriya Kishore Kumar Samman


October 14th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 13 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Thursday honoured veteran actor Dev Anand with the 14th Rastriya Kishore Kumar Samman on the occasion of the 25th death anniversary of ... Read more...

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Ashok Kumar: The undervalued legacy of a renaissance actor (A tribute on his birth centenary Oct 13)


October 12th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hindi cinema has perhaps rarely seen another actor with the refined, understated craftsmanship of Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly, better known by his screen name, Ashok Kumar. Here was an actor who straddled ... Read more...

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Got a chance to walk on same path as Kishore-da: Himesh


September 22nd, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Himesh Reshammiya, who will be seen in an unusual comic avatar in "Damadamm!", is confident about his comedy skills and draws inspiration from the legendary ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh lawmaker’s driver held with AK-47 in Orissa


September 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 15 (IANS) The driver of a Chhattisgarh legislator was Thursday arrested with an AK-47 assault rifle in Orissa, police said.Avinash Bhadoria was arrested from a compartment of Bhubaneswar-bound ... Read more...

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Bollywood brigade wishes ‘Happy Raksha Bandhan’


August 13th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) As the nation celebrated Raksha Bandhan Saturday, Bollywood celebrities like Preity Zinta, Sonam Kapoor, Dev Anand and Neil Nitin Mukesh took to Twitter to ... Read more...

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Lata, Dev Anand recall Kishore on his birth anniversary


August 4th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Bollywood legends Lata Mangeshkar and Dev Anand paid tribute to singer, actor, musician and director Kishore Kumar on his 81st birth anniversary Thursday."Namaskar, aaj Kishore-da ... Read more...

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