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Centre should do something to control piracy: Yash Chopra


December 15th, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) Legendary Filmmaker Yash Chopra Wednesday requested the central government to take steps to end the menace of piracy."Whenever a film releases, the first to get ... Read more...

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Bengal journos pin Freida for naming ‘only one’ Bengali filmmaker great


November 26th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) A dazzling Freida Pinto Saturday had to parrya few feisty moments from Bengal film journalists who pinned the "Slumdog Millionaire" star for naming only one ... Read more...

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Photos by Satyajit Ray on display at Kolkata filmfest


November 12th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) Very few know that Legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray was equally at ease with still camera as he was with a movie camera. Rare photographs taken by ... Read more...

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Ben Stiller to get the BAFTA for comedy


August 24th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Ben Stiller has been named as a recipient of an award by The British Academy of Film and Television Los Angeles. The comedian will be ... Read more...

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Ajay Devgn to attend IFFI opening ceremony


November 21st, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Ajay Devgn will be present at the opening ceremony of the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here Monday.The "Golmaal 3" star will be ... Read more...

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‘Shooting with Satyajit Ray was a lifetime experience’


November 12th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) The shooting of the documentary "Sikkim" with legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray was a lifetime experience, feels cinematographer Soumendu Roy."Shooting 'Sikkim' with Satyjit Ray was a lifetime experience. I ... Read more...

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‘Autograph’ To Premiere At MIAAC 2010


October 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The recently released Bengali movie 'Autograph' starring Prosenjit Chatterjee will be screened at the 10th Annual Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council (MIAAC) Film Festival. The movie will ... Read more...

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50 years on, Ghatak’s masterpiece has to shine through clouds


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Legendary filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak's "Meghe Dhaka Tara" completes 50 years this year. Sadly, despite critics globally considering it to be one of a handful of ... Read more...

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Dev Anand gets ready to remake ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’


July 28th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Raring to go even at 86, Bollywood's evergreen actor Dev Anand said Wednesday that he was going to remake his 1971 hit "Hare Rama Hare Krishna" very soon. "I ... Read more...

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Draupadi Dilemma!


June 24th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood has always been inspired by epics. There have been several spin-offs of "Ramayan' and "Mahabharat', including the recent Raavan and Rajneeti! While the former ... Read more...

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M.S. Sathyu returns to tell Devdasi’s story with ‘Ijjodu’


April 16th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) Legendary filmmaker M.S. Sathyu makes a comeback after more than a decade with "Ijjodu", releasing all over Karnataka April 30. He says the film takes a strong ... Read more...

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Coppola’s granddaughter joins family business!


April 10th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola's granddaughter Gia has become the latest member of the family to follow in the director's footsteps, as she has shot her first ... Read more...

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Aparna is true inheritor of Satyajit Ray: Shabana Azmi


April 8th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who came for the premiere of "The Japanese Wife" despite a fractured foot, believes director Aparna Sen is the true inheritor of legendary filmmaker ... Read more...

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Oscars Pay Tribute To John Hughes


March 8th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Mar 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Oscars this year gave a fitting tribute to the late legendary filmmaker John Hughes. John Hughes, known and revered for having presented the ... Read more...

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Preity’s support is a blessing, say Kamal Amrohi’s sons


March 5th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Legendary filmmaker Kamal Amrohi's sons - Tajdar and Shandar Amrohi are gearing up for legal battle with a relative over a prime Mumbai property, and are full ... Read more...

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Quentin Tarantino backs Kathryn Bigelow for Oscar win


February 20th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 20 (ANI): Quentin Tarantino is convinced fellow director Kathryn Bigelow will beat him at the upcoming Academy Awards ceremony by taking home the coveted statuette.The legendary filmmaker has been nominated ... Read more...

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Mamata Shankar collaborates with Martin Scorsese on father’s film


February 17th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) American filmmaker Martin C. Scorsese has shown a keen interest in revising and restoring legendary choreographer Uday Shankar's film Kalpana, the dancer's daughter and actor ... Read more...

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I love Satyajit Ray films: Brian Cox


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) Scottish actor-director Brian Cox says he is a great fan of India's legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray and that "Pather Panchali" is his favourite film. "I am an admirer of ... Read more...

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Rituparno Ghosh boycotted Marrakech film fest for Mamta’s sake


December 11th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Well-known Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh skipped the International Film Festival of Marrakech, where his latest offering "Abohoman" was to be screened, because the film's leading ... Read more...

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Guess who came for Obama-Manmohan dinner? (Lead)


November 25th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Guess who came for US President Barack Obama's first state dinner? Washington's worst-kept state secret was out Tuesday evening as Hollywood moguls, billionaire tycoons, powerful ... Read more...

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Steven Soderbergh’s ‘The Informant’ to open Mumbai film fest


October 20th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20(IANS) Academy Award winning director Steven Soderbergh's "The Informant", a dark political comedy based on true events, will open 11th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) staring Oct 29, the festival ... Read more...

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The truth behind Satyajit Ray


September 7th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rituparno Ghosh's upcoming film, Abohomaan, is based on legendary filmmaker, Satyajit Ray's life. Apparently, Ray had some issues with his wife and son. A major part of the film focuses on ... Read more...

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Now Bollywood films inspire TV show titles


June 30th, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) While Bollywood filmmakers are lifting subjects from Hollywood and movie titles from old Hindi songs, the Indian television industry is taking inspiration from movies ... Read more...

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Sir Mick Jagger campaigns to save cinema where Rolling Stones played


June 8th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): Sir Mick Jagger has backed a campaign to save a historic cinema where the Rolling Stones played in the 1960s.In the early days of their career, the rockers ... Read more...

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Spielberg to make biopic on Martin Luther King


May 20th, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg is set to fulfill his longtime dream of bringing the life of legendary civil rights activist Martin Luther King to the big screen ... Read more...

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My efforts of the last four years have gone down the drain: Manoj Agrawal


May 19th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Manoj Agrawal, director of Govinda starrers Hadh Kar Di Aapne and Pardesi Babu has been left shocked by what Bollywood's ace art director Nitin Desai has done with him.For the last ... Read more...

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Thrillers make comeback in Indian fiction market


May 15th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Remember Feluda, the suave Bengali sleuth from Kolkata? Since legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray created the detective for millions of his fans in the 1960s, the ... Read more...

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44 years after Satyajit Ray’s Ang, India gets the Zoozoo


May 8th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Forty-four years after legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray created the iconic dwarf Ang, which was adapted by Hollywood director Steven Spielberg as the E.T., a crew of ... Read more...

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Dadasaheb Phalke’s 140th Jayanti celebrated by bestowing honours


May 5th, 2009 - 1:41 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Dadasaheb Phalke Academy today on Monday May 4th evening had organized an award function to commemorate the 140th birth anniversary of the legendary filmmaker Dadasaheb Phalke, at Bhaidas Auditorium in Vile ... Read more...

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Woody Allen asked to prove he still commands $10M endorsement fee


April 10th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): American Apparel bosses have asked filmmaker Woody Allen to prove that he can still command a price of 10 million dollars for appearing in commercials.The 'Match Point' director ... Read more...

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Gurinder Chadha signing Shabana Azmi for next venture


March 11th, 2009 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) British-Indian filmmaker Gurinder Chadha is kept busy looking after her twins, but she has decided to return to direction with "It's An Afterlife" and is ... Read more...

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Alfred Hitchcock to come alive on big screen


February 11th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock is all set to come alive, courtesy a movie about his early years.The flick is based on the set of Hitchcock''s lost and ... Read more...

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Hall brands tales of Allens bizarre antics onset nonsense


February 7th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 7 (ANI): Actress Rebecca Hall strongly believes that all the things she has heard about legendary filmmaker Woody Allens eccentric behaviour are nonsense. The British star has filmed Golden ... Read more...

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President, PM condole veteran filmmaker Tapan Sinha’s death (Lead)


January 16th, 2009 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday condoled the death of veteran film director Tapan Sinha.Patil in her condolence message said: "An acclaimed film director, ... Read more...

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President condoles passing away of veteran film director Tapan Sinha


January 15th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil has condoled the passing away of the famous veteran film director and recipient of the Dada Saheb Phalke Award, Tapan Sinha. In her ... Read more...

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