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Keira Knightley can deal with stage fright


August 4th, 2012 - 6:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley says her time away from movies helped her immensely to train herself to cope with her crippling nerves on film sets."I discovered ... Read more...

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Knightley awed by Lagerfeld


August 1st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley is in awe of German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld and cannot stop praising him.The designer has been in the news for passing ... Read more...

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Knightley’s comic act


June 25th, 2012 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) British actress Keira Knightley will soon be seen tickling audience's funny bones with her comic act in "Seeking A Friend for the End of ... Read more...

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‘Anna Karenina’ excites Knightley


April 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley is enjoying shooting for her new movie "Anna Karenina", and says it is fun playing a "tricky character".The film is an adaptation ... Read more...

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Tannishtha stars in ‘Anna Karenina’ adaptation


October 11th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Bengali actress Tannistha Chatterjee has been roped in to play a major part in a British production based on Leo Tolstoy's classic "Anna Karenina", with Keira ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s Tolstoy Farm interpreted on canvas (With Images)


April 28th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Tolstoy Farm set up by Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa as a model of community living is the theme of at least 50 visual ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley caught kissing James Righton


April 14th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 26 year-old Keira Knightley recently stepped out with her new boy friend, James Righton. The duo was said to have been introduced to each other ... Read more...

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Brit tax laws rulebook 10 times longer than Tolstoy’s ‘War and Peace’


February 12th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Length of the handbook detailing Britain's tax laws has increased more than two-fold since 1997, and is now almost ten times as long as the famous novel 'War ... Read more...

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Stressed plants and animals ‘keys to better stock market predictions’


November 4th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A new study has revealed that stock markets react to crisis in a similar way to plants and the human body.An extensive analysis of biological and financial data ... Read more...

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Oz book lovers prefer vampire stories to Bible


April 2nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 2 (ANI): In Australia, readers prefer fantasy, especially vampire stories, to the holy Bible, according to an annual survey.Stephanie Meyer's Twilight series came out to be the winner in ... Read more...

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Dame Helen Mirren closer to Leo Tolstoy’s wife role than she thought


February 22nd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren, who recently starred as Leo Tolstoy's wife Sofya in the flick "The Last Station", has found herself closer to the role than she actually thought.The ... Read more...

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Google brings trans-Siberian railway experience to tour computer


February 12th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 12 (ANI): Google has launched a virtual train that spans over world's longest trans-Siberian railway, covering a distance 5,600-miles, crossing seven time zones and passing through 87 towns and cities ... Read more...

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Dame Helen Mirren says ‘The Last Station’ reminds her of Russian link


January 27th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren has revealed that she got really emotional after stepping onto the set of her new film 'The Last Station'.The veteran actress, who plays the wife ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren nominated for best female lead at Independent Spirit Awards


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): British actor Dame Helen Mirren has been nominated for the best female actress title at the Independent Spirit Awards.Mirren takes on Maria Bello, Nisreen Faour, Gwyneth Paltrow as ... Read more...

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Peace Concert in Kolkata on first anniversary of 26/11


November 25th, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Raima Sen will feature alongside a host of actors and singers in a peace concert Thursday that portrays the scourge of global terrorism and the significance ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren lands best actress honour at Rome Film Fest


October 24th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Veteran actress Helen Mirren walked away with the Best Actress gong at the Rome International Film Festival for her movie 'The Last Station'.The 64-year-old star has been awarded ... Read more...

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Spider-Man does exist, says comic-book guru


July 4th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Spider-Man has found life outside of comic-book pages, says an associate humanities librarian for Texas Tech University Libraries.In an article published in the International Journal of Comic ... Read more...

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A corner of Germany looks Russian for film on Tolstoy


May 19th, 2008 - 9:26 am ICT by admin
By Sophia-Caroline Kosel Wittenberg (Germany), May 19 (DPA) The Elbe Valley of Germany is a long, long way from Russia, but with a few deft changes, it feels uncannily like the real thing ... Read more...

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Blue-blooded Russian role next for Helen Mirren


April 11th, 2008 - 9:18 am ICT by admin
By Jean-Baptiste Piggin Berlin, April 11 (DPA) Britain's Helen Mirren, 62, who gained world attention by winning the 2006 best actress Oscar for her role in "The Queen", began work in Germany this ... Read more...

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Britney Spears dines with Mel Gibson


March 17th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Britney Spears, who started her Saturday visiting with her sons Preston and Jayden, ended the evening at a Russian restaurant for dinner where she met American actor ... Read more...

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