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Bollywood’s woman filmmakers call shots - and are heard Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Bollywood, for long considered a male-dominated industry, is welcoming women directors - if the success of Anusha Rizvi's "Peepli Live" and Rajshree Ojha's "Aisha" ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s woman directors call shots - and are heard


September 10th, 2010 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Bollywood, for long considered a male-centric industry, is no more an alien world for women directors - if the success of Anusha Rizvi's "Peepli ... Read more...

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I’d like to make a film in India: Ben Kingsley (Interview)


February 26th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Oscar-winning British actor-filmmaker Ben Kingsley is all praise for Indian women directors Nandita Das and Leena Yadav. But he now wants to make his own ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan’s inputs gave a new dimension to ‘Teen Patti’


February 25th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The director of "Teen Patti', Leena Yadav, has been very particular when the issue has been the scripting of her films. Hence, so far, she has ... Read more...

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After ‘Kites’, Hollywood editor for ‘Teen Patti’


February 24th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) First it was Anurag Basu's "Kites" that had Brett Ratner from Hollywood to put together the material. Now director Leena Yadav has roped in ... Read more...

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Big B perfect at tennis, violin, piano: Director Leena Yadav


February 24th, 2010 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) That Amitabh Bachchan leaves his co-stars in awe is well-known but "Teen Patti" director Leena Yadav says the megastar not only spells magic in front ... Read more...

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Abhay Deol had almost got rejected for ‘Road, Movie’ (Film Snippets)


February 17th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Dev Benegal, who can't stop raving about Abhay Deol now, admits that initially he had rejected him for the role in "Road, Movie". "My casting director had given ... Read more...

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Big B wears old watch from Chor Bazaar in ‘Teen Patti’


February 15th, 2010 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Cheap cloth, ill-fitted trousers, checked cotton shirts and an old watch from Mumbai's Chor Bazaar - these are what designer Ameira Punvani used to create ... Read more...

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Abandoned dockyards, mills became gambling dens: ‘Teen Patti’ designer


February 10th, 2010 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Finding locations that could resemble gambling dens, bombarding them with dirt and grime, painting gruesome graffiti..."Teen Patti" production designer Ayesha Punvani says creating setups ... Read more...

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Finding good scripts a challenge: Madhavan (Interview)


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai Feb 3 (IANS) From "3 Idiots" to "Teen Patti", R. Madhavan is surely doing a different kind of cinema but he doesn't want to experiment with the genres. ... Read more...

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I want to see ‘Rann’, Bal Thackeray tells Big B


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has asked megastar Amitabh Bachchan to arrange for a screening of his latest film "Rann", Ram Gopal Varma's take on the ... Read more...

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When debutants, Ben Kingsley left Big B embarrassed


January 15th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is proud to have worked with four newcomers in the new film "Teen Patti", saying even when he did not know his lines, they would ... Read more...

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I can barely act, how can I direct: Amitabh (Lead)


January 15th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) He is one of India's best known actors. But a modest Amitabh Bachchan says he only knows how to "prepare, perform and push off" and is ... Read more...

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I can barely act, how can I direct: Big B


January 15th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) He is among the crème de la creme of Bollywood. Yet, megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he can hardly act and doesn't find himself capable of donning ... Read more...

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I don’t get commercial films: Raima Sen


December 14th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Actress Raima Sen says that she is not seen in commercial films because she doesn't get offers to do such movies. "I don't get commercial films. But I'm happy ... Read more...

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I get angry, but don’t show it: Amitabh Bachchan (Interview)


October 1st, 2009 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has learnt to live with controversies. But India's biggest star admits they sometimes get under his skin -- and when that happens ... Read more...

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Madhavan in T Company


June 5th, 2009 - 3:29 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
There definitely seems to be something about the alphabet "T' which may be attracting actor R. Madhavan to sign films if their titles begin with a "T'.The actor who has just ... Read more...

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Big B and Ben create a stir with TEEN PATTI


June 4th, 2009 - 10:58 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Joginder TutejaOh, how much of a trick can the 'First Look' of a movie do? One quick look at the poster of TEEN PATTI and you know why production houses along ... Read more...

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Indian films’ sales pitch peaks at Cannes


May 20th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Saibal Chatterjee Cannes, May 20 (IANS) With "Slumdog Millionaire" having made waves on the global scene, Indian movie themes and filmmakers are beginning to reap the benefits in the international sales ... Read more...

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Madhavan’s dream comes true


May 5th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Versatile actor Madhavan has not only earned name and fame in South cinema but the star is also signing bright in the world of Bollywood after the recent success of his ... Read more...

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Amitabh miffed at rising budget of ‘Teen Patti’


May 3rd, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is miffed with the soaring budget of his latest film "Teen Patti" and has slammed the crew and unit of the movie. Big B, ... Read more...

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Ben Kingsley’s professionalism bowls over Big B


April 24th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, who just completed shooting with Oscar winner Ben Kingsley for "Teen Patti", says the Hollywood veteran is extremely professional. In London to shoot ... Read more...

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It’s Big B and Ben Kingsley now


April 22nd, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is set to share screen space with Oscar-winning actor Ben Kingsley in Leena Yadav's ambitious 'Teen Patti'.Ambitious because her last so called "intelligent' movie "Shabd' didn't do ... Read more...

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Big B teams up with Ben Kingsley for ‘Teen Patti’


April 21st, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is set to share the screen space with Oscar-winning actor Ben Kingsley in Leena Yadav's "Teen Patti" which is said to be ... Read more...

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Sir Ben Kingsley joins Big B in Teen Patti


April 20th, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Teen Patti's canvas just got bigger and more brilliant, now with two living legends joining forces to perform in Serendipity Films' Teen Patti: Oscar Winner, Sir Ben Kingsley will shoot along ... Read more...

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Arshad Warsi stumped by overseas fan following


April 20th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Arshad Warsi was left pleasantly surprised by the response he got from his fans when he was shooting for his home production Kaun Bola in the US. Arshad encountered many a ... Read more...

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Arshad Warsi’s cheapest form of exercise


April 9th, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Despite the stupendous success of Golmaal Returns, Arshad Warsi has been lying low for quite some time now. But we have learnt that he has turned into a fitness freak of ... Read more...

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How Shruti Hassan bagged her first TV campaign


April 3rd, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Industry sources reveal that Amrita Rao was replaced by Kamal Hassan and Sarika's eldest daughter, Shruti Hassan in the Walls ice cream commercial. The TV commercial was shot few weeks back ... Read more...

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Refreshed, Amitabh Bachchan resumes work


November 15th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) After a much-needed break in Udaipur, during which he caught up on reading, writing and watching films he always wanted to, Amitabh Bachchan is back to work Saturday ... Read more...

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Abhishek-Aishwarya to finally start Mani’s film after Diwali


October 27th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Mani Ratnam's forthcoming film tentatively titled "Raavan" is set to take off after Diwali when Abhishek Bachchan and wife Aishwarya Rai finally start shooting Oct 29.The couple were ... Read more...

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Bollywood has Rs.1 riding on Big B


October 12th, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) About Rs.1 billion is riding on the shoulders of Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently recuperating in a hospital here after he complained of abdominal pain ... Read more...

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I have stopped playing second fiddle, says Raima Sen


July 14th, 2008 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
By Sreya Basu Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Gone are the days when Raima Sen would limit herself to playing second lead in films like "Chokher Bali", "Parineeta" or "Eklavya - The Royal Guard". ... Read more...

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Arshad Warsi’s loss is Madhavan’s gain


April 28th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) For R. Madhavan the opportunity to work with Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan in Leena Yadav's "Teen Patti" is a dream come true. "I'm finally going ... Read more...

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