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Not doing Shankar’s film: Deepika Padukone


July 24th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says she is not part of southern filmmaker Shankar's next film.Denying rumours that she might star in the director's movie opposite ... Read more...

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Madhoo wants Ratnam to make ‘Roja 2′


July 9th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Actress Madhoo, who gained recognition in Bollywood with Mani Ratnam's "Roja" in 1992, now wants the filmmaker to make "Roja 2"."I would really love to ... Read more...

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Roshan Seth back with ‘Ek Tha Tiger’


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Roshan Seth, known for playing Jawaharlal Nehru in Richard Attenborough's "Gandhi", will return to the big screen with Kabir Khan's "Ek Tha Tiger".The 70-year-old ... Read more...

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Filmmaking more challenging now: Sonu Sood


June 6th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Sonu Sood, who has been an active part of Hindi and southern language films in his over decade-long career, feels filmmaking has become a ... Read more...

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Ravi Kishan signs Yash Raj’s next


May 19th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) It's good times for Bhojpuri superstar Ravi Kishan's Bollywood career. After working with directors like Shyam Benegal and Mani Ratnam, the actor has now ... Read more...

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Sonam Kapoor’s loss Samantha’s gain


March 30th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor has opted out of Mani Ratnam's new Tamil film which launches the veteran Tamil actor Karthik's son Gautham. The role has now gone ... Read more...

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Ratnam’s ‘Raavanan’ part of Austrian Film Museum


March 1st, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 1 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Mani Ratnam's "Raavanan" is now part of the permanent collection at the Austrian Film Museum, which has so far only 15 Indian films ... Read more...

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John Abraham in an LTTE Film ‘Jaffna’


February 28th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Just when one thought John Abraham has left behind his experimental phase of "No Smoking" and "Kabul Express", the actor has agreed to work in ... Read more...

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My ‘Chakravyuha’ has nothing to do with ‘Ko’: Prakash Jha


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Prakash Jha's next film "Chakravyuha" is about Maoist movement and the director says that it has nothing to do with K.V. Anand's Tamil political movie ... Read more...

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Abhishek’s diet tips (Movie Snippets)


October 4th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) From chubby cheeks to chiselled jawline, Abhishek Bachchan has come a long way, so much so that the actor is sharing diet tips."Dieting does ... Read more...

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Directors pick the mighty pen, scriptwriters wonder why!


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A war over words - that's what it is between Bollywood directors and scriptwriters! Directors, tired of complaining about lack of good scriptwriters, are ... Read more...

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Hemaji is an ‘Iron Woman’: Arjan Bajwa


June 17th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Arjan Bajwa, who has so far worked with only male directors, says he enjoyed working with Hema Malini in her directorial venture "Tell Me ... Read more...

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No holiday for Abhi-Ash on fourth anniversary


April 11th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Work will keep Bollywood's star couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai busy on their fourth wedding anniversary April 20.Abhishek says he will be busy ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman launches his biography


April 7th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Music maestro A.R. Rahman got a little nostalgic remembering his old days, during the launch of his biography "A.R. Rahman: The Spirit of Music" in ... Read more...

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‘Jai Ho’ India for winning World Cup: Rahman


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Music composer A.R. Rahman, whose Oscar-winning song "Jai ho" was on everybody's mind Saturday after India beat Sri Lanka in the cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Mani Ratnam to launch Rahman’s biography April 6 (With Images)


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) A.R. Rahman's fans will soon be able to get an insight into the music maestro's life through his biography "A.R. Rahman: The Spirit of ... Read more...

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I’m happy that I am directing ‘Dhoom 3′: Victor


March 21st, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) After writing two instalments of successful action film "Dhoom" series, Vijay Krishna Acharya aka Victor is delighted to take on the responsibility of directing "Dhoom ... Read more...

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Student is youngest Marxist candidate


March 15th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) "It's an honour for me," says Shatarup Ghosh, the youngest Left Front candidate in the West Bengal assembly elections.Ghosh, who will turn 25 this month, ... Read more...

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Bollywood celebs wish Abhishek success on birthday


February 5th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A host of Bollywood celebrities, including Preity Zinta, Riteish Deshmukh and Bipasha Basu, have wished good luck and success to Abhishek Bachchan on his birthday Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Abhishek’s wife, friends to give him a surprise birthday


February 5th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who is currently shooting in New Zealand for Abbas Mastan's "Players", is in for a surprise birthday Saturday as wife Aishwarya and his ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai And Abhishek Bachchan: Bestowed With The Recognition Of ‘Power Couple’ Title


January 24th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood’s golden couple Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan have been bestowed with the recognition of ‘Power Couple’ by the esteemed Stardust magazine. The mega stars got the title recently at ... Read more...

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The Most Over-Hyped Bollywood Films Of 2010


December 31st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
from falling flat on the ground.Second on the list is Mani Ratnam’s Rs. 100 crore magnum opus Raavan. For almost a year before the release of the movie, Raavan had ... Read more...

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Tamil Film Industry Creates History This Year


December 31st, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Tamil film industry has opened up a new page in the history of Indian cinema this year. According to reports in the media, a total number of 150 films ... Read more...

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Bollywood De Glam Movies In 2010 With Geeky Male Protagonists


December 24th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood flicks of 2010 have mostly been based on quite unconventional themes and story lines where the protagonists, specially the male actors have portrayed very different if not totally de-glam ... Read more...

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When Bollywood actors went de-glam and geeky (2010 in Retrospect)


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Glamorous looks and designer outfits have been synonymous with Bollywood, but 2010 saw a lot of mainstream stars going de-glam. From Bipasha Basu and ... Read more...

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Chennai International Film Festival Gets Underway


December 21st, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The eighth edition of the Chennai International Film Festival which started in the capital city on the 15th of December promises to bring before the audience the best of world ... Read more...

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Unlike Manisha, other Nepali actors fail to crack Bollywood


December 20th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) As Manisha Koirala, who was Bollywood's reigning star in the 1990s, plans to spend more time in her home country, others from Nepal are finding ... Read more...

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Millions, Minnisha And Mallika For ‘Contract’


November 12th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood actresses going down south to try their luck in South Indian cinema is not unheard of. From Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who started out with a ... Read more...

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Akshay, Ash vie for resurrection this Diwali with ‘Action Replayy’ (IANS Preview)


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) After a down-on-luck stint and a repeated thumbs down on the big screen, Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai have teamed up to gamble it out in ... Read more...

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Raavanan Will Be Screened At MIAAC 2010


October 20th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Renowned filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s latest release trilingual film 'Raavanan' failed to amuse the viewers in India but it has received accolades at various film festivals. Now, ... Read more...

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India gets five nominations at Asia Pacific Screen Awards


October 18th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India has received five nominations, including three for Marathi cinema, in the fourth annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) to be held in Australia Dec 2.Tejaswini ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg’ is turning point in my career: Sonu Sood


October 5th, 2010 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) He has featured in many big-starrers, but it is "Dabangg" that has got actor Sonu Sood his due. He has earned rave reviews for essaying the ... Read more...

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I was to play Salman’s role in ‘Dabangg’: Sonu Sood


September 5th, 2010 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Known for doing intense roles, actor Sonu Sood plays a young politician in upcoming film "Dabangg". But he reveals that he was actually supposed to ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth’s Daughter Soundarya Ties The Knot At Lavish Wedding


September 4th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Chennai, Sep 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tamil superstar Rajnikanth's daughter Soundarya tied the knot with Chennai based entrepreneur Ashwin Ramkumar in a high-profile wedding ceremony which witnessed the presence of some ... Read more...

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Abhishek And Aishwarya Can’t Attend Screening Of Raavan At Venice Festival


September 1st, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):It was earlier reported that filmmaker Mani Ratnam's latest Bollywood release Raavan is going to be screened at the prestigious 67th Venice Film Festival and the stars ... Read more...

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