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Akshay loves action hero tag more


September 18th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Bollywood's "Khiladi" Akshay Kumar loves action and comedy, but says he prefers being tagged as an action hero."I think I have very much enjoyed both ... Read more...

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Paresh is my known devil: Priyadarshan


August 29th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Paresh Rawal has featured in most of the Hindi films made by Priyadarshan. The filmmaker reveals the reason is that they enjoy a good rapport."Because ... Read more...

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Himachal defers ban on gutka till October


July 17th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) Less than a week after imposing a blanket ban on the manufacture, storage and sale of 'gutka' (tobacco paan masala) and its variants in the state, ... Read more...

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Himachal bans gutkha, paan masala


July 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday imposed a ban on the manufacture, storage and sale of 'gutkha', 'paan masala' and their variants containing tobacco and nicotine in ... Read more...

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UP considers banning gutka, paan masala


May 24th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is seriously contemplating banning gutka and paan masala. The state's legal department has been asked to work on the proposal.On Wednesday, Uttar ... Read more...

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Heard her voice, now taste her food - with Asha’s (With Image)


May 11th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Food is a far cry from playback singing. But Bollywood's girl with the golden voice, Asha Bhosle, who has morphed into an astute hotelier over ... Read more...

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It’s frustrating when your film doesn’t reach audiences: Rajat Kapoor


April 25th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Filmmaker-actor Rajat Kapoor, who had to wait for two years to release his film "Fatso", says it's frustrating when your movie fails to reach the audiences."The ... Read more...

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Beverage makers set for summer war in $10 bn market


April 9th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) With the mercury rising and the fizz getting louder, beverage makers are launching new products and campaigns with catchy taglines to grab a share of ... Read more...

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I’m ready for another innings in action: Akshay Kumar


March 27th, 2012 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Akshay Kumar took a well-thought break from kicking and boxing in films, but now is back to the action genre with "Rowdy Rathore". The ... Read more...

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Will Vidya get green signal by Lavani dancers? (Movie Snippets)


March 16th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Vidya Balan again sizzles in a red sari in her first item number in "Ferrari Ki Sawari", but director Rajesh Mapuskar says he will ... Read more...

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Action is easy, comedy toughest: Akshay Kumar (Interview)


March 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) He has proved to be a 'khiladi' of both genres - action and comedy. But kicking and boxing in front of the camera is ... Read more...

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‘Vicky Donor’ will lend credibility to sperm donation: John


March 9th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Actor John Abarahm believes that the way "Dostana" helped people shed their inhibitions about homosexuality, his maiden home production "Vicky Donor" will give the issue of ... Read more...

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Ekta describes ‘Shootout at Wadala’ as real


March 1st, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor says her latest film on the world of gangsters, "Shootout at Wadala", is more real as compared to her earlier gangster film "Once ... Read more...

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Ravi Kishan gets grungy for ‘Jeena Hai To…’


February 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Actor Ravi Kishan had to go through an intense exercise regime to shed his pounds and also sported a stubble look for the garb ... Read more...

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Gandhis resorting to theatrics: Sushma


February 17th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Friday accused the Gandhi family of indulging in theatrics and 'filmi masala' to gain public support in the ... Read more...

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Designer Pria Kataaria honoured in Dubai (With Image)


December 27th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 27 (IANS) Indian designer Pria Kataaria Puri has won the International Designer of the Year award for her contribution to the fashion world at the annual Masala ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan is now ‘Bombaat Balan’


November 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan has been rechristened "Bombaat Balan" by her fans after her sensuous avatar as Silk in her forthcoming movie "The Dirty Picture"."Bombaat Balan, ... Read more...

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Pakistani kebabs, biryanis cook up feast at IITF


November 18th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A sight of the exquisitely plated biryani is enough to make you salivate, and then there's the divine aroma of freshly roasted kebabs. If there's ... Read more...

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Bhansali’s lavish TV production plans


November 14th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali wants to bring his style of lavish filmmaking to the small screen - albeit as a producer."TV is the most powerful ... Read more...

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UTV ties up with Sundar C. for ‘Masala Cafe’


October 17th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Production company UTV Motion Pictures Monday announced its partnership with Tamil director Sundar C. for his comic entertainer "Masala Cafe", co-produced by his wife, Khushbu ... Read more...

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Austrian model goes gaga over Malayalam film


October 16th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 16 (IANS) Austrian dancer-turned-model Daniela Zacherl, who has been shooting for Malayalam film "Spanish Masala", says she immensely enjoyed working for the film and has even picked up ... Read more...

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Observing dad on sets helped: Rohit Dhawan


September 27th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Rohit Dhawan says his filmmaker father David Dhawan never taught him nuances of filmmaking, and he learnt the art by observing him on the sets."Watching ... Read more...

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I want to explore myself as an actor: Mahie Gill


September 26th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Mahie Gill is looking for an image makeover -- so far she has played intense roles, but now the actress wants to try out a ... Read more...

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Victims’ kin turn wrath on journalists now


September 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) After politicians, it is now the turn of journalists to face the wrath of relatives of the victims of Wednesday's blast at the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Salt Lake stadium hawkers angry over order to vacate


August 31st, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) While excitement builds up in the soccer mad city over the Set 2 tie involving Argentina and Venezuela at Salt Lake stadium, the long-established hawkers at ... Read more...

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Who is this Nargis, after all?


August 1st, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) News spread like wildfire that American model Nargis Fakhri, who is ready to debut in Bollywood opposite Ranbir Kapoor in forthcoming film "Rockstar", will be ... Read more...

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‘Bbuddah Hoga..’ about old in age, young at heart (IANS Preview)


June 27th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Director Puri Jagannath's "Bbuddah...hoga Tera Baap" reiterates the commonly used term "old in age, but young at heart" with 68-year-old Amitabh Bachchan as a ... Read more...

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Interesting roles dried up, they’re coming now: Deepti Naval (Interview)


May 20th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) She has lived a creative life every step of the way. Painting, photography and storytelling have kept Deepti Naval busy after good acting offers dried up. ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur denies turning down Cruz’s offer


March 6th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who made his mark in Hollywood with "Elizabeth", is surprised at the reports claiming that he refused to helm Spanish actress ... Read more...

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Dance, drama and item number too - ‘C.I.D.’ heads for big screen


January 18th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) "C.I.D.", the longest running investigative series on TV, is getting ready for its big screen avatar, complete with an item number and the masala that goes ... Read more...

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My father is a very good actor: Saif


January 17th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) His mother is an actor. So is his younger sister Soha and he is one, of course. But did one know that Saif Ali Khan's dad Mansoor ... Read more...

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Neetu Chandra’s New Year Resolution!


December 28th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actress Neetu Chandra, who has acted in a few Tamil and Telugu films apart from Hindi films, is taking very careful step this time while taking New Year resolutions. She ... Read more...

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Could Farah Khan’s “Tees Maar Khan” Con The Audiences Into The Theatres?


December 27th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
saw Farah churn out a brilliant mix of old school Bollywood with a dash of masala.Farah Khan misses her much-deserved hat-trick with the box office dude, Tees Maar Khan. Despite ... Read more...

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TV actors plan parties, breaks for New Year’s eve


December 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Small screen actors like Ratan Rajput, Iqbal Khan and Kunika Lal have either decided to take a much-needed break from their shooting schedules or have their party ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4 Day 67: Is Ashmit Patel the strongest contender to win the show?


December 11th, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a buzz in the air that wannabe actor Ashmit Patel is the strongest contender to win the fourth season of Bigg Boss. ... Read more...

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