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Established composers can earn as much as film hero: Krishnakumar


September 13th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) After creating melodies for three successful films, southern composer Krishnakumar, fondly called K, says successful composers can sometimes make as much money as a film hero. ... Read more...

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Pranab vs Mamata: A tale of differences behind show of bonhomie


June 14th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee have never quite gelled, despite their apparent show of bonhomie from time to ... Read more...

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Will Modi be BJP’s prime ministerial candidate?


May 27th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi appears to have emerged as a front-runner in the faction-ridden Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as its prime ministerial candidate.Although ... Read more...

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Can Vidya’s kanjeevaram look revive hand-woven saris?


February 16th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The charm of handspun saris like the benarasi, kanjeevaram and chanderi has almost faded, but designers like Sabyasachi Mukherjee and Ritu Kumar feel that ... Read more...

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No decision on Modi campaigning for Maharashtra civic polls


January 14th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) It is yet uncertain whether Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi would campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena-Republican Party of India (RPI) alliance for ... Read more...

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‘Kolaveri di’ success shows regional cinema’s mass appeal


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 3 (IANS) South Indian superstar Suriya Saturday said regional cinema had potential for success across the country, in the same manner in which 'Tanglish' song 'Why this Kolaveri ... Read more...

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Vidya’s oomph may bowl out other biggies


November 11th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Vidya Balan's sexy avatar, itsy bitsy clothes, cleavage-showing blouses and raunchy dance numbers in "The Dirty Picture" are receiving jaw-dropping reactions. Fans and trade ... Read more...

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‘Mere Brother…’ inspired by matrimonial ads: Director


August 18th, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Matrimonial ads aren't exactly known for their creativity or their ability to entertain. For debutant director Ali Abbas Zafar, however, the ads in the classified pages ... Read more...

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Thousands throng to see Banerjee walk to Writers’ Building


May 20th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) In scenes never before seen in the state, Mamata Banerjee Friday walked amid tens of thousands of commoners after after being sworn in as the ... Read more...

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‘Challo Dilli’ scores over ‘Shor in..’, ‘I AM’


May 4th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) It was a dull weekend at the box office as four new releases saw weak openings, but word of mouth publicity seems to be ... Read more...

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Antenna Software plans expansion in India


March 10th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Antenna Software Inc. plans to expand its India operations by ramping up its headcount by 40 percent annually to meet its revenue targets, the US-based global ... Read more...

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Ajay, Katrina announced most profitable actors of 2010


December 27th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Bollywood actors Ajay Devgn and Katrina Kaif will be crowned the most profitable actors of 2010 at the "ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2010 - Evaluating Movie ... Read more...

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Farah Khan’s ‘Tees Maar Khan’ Releases, Receives Scathing Reviews


December 24th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Farah Khan's latest venture 'Tees Maar Khan' which was pitched as one of the major releases of the year, hit theaters across the country on Friday. ... Read more...

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Malaika teams up with Suriya, Junior NTR for Zandu Balm ad


December 14th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Bollywood item girl Malaika Arora Khan is set to shake a leg with southern stars Suriya and Junior NTR in a new commercial for Zandu Balm, an ... Read more...

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Kareena, Priyanka, Deepika, Bipasha: The Hot Bohemian Babes


November 17th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kareena has always portrayed all her roles perfectly with her seduction style, innocent eyes, sexy pout and luscious lips making her the hot gal for which all her fans love her ... Read more...

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‘Guzarish’ Undergoing Some Last Minute Alterations


October 12th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s much awaited movie 'Guzarish' is undergoing last minute changes. Bhansali is reworking the ‘Hinglish’ dialogues of the movie, which stars Hrithik Roshan ... Read more...

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Glee cast is happy about surpassing Beatles records in Billboard Hot 100


October 8th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The cast of Glee have overhauled The Beatles record on the Billboard Hot 100 playlist. With six debut entrée on the US chart the cast of Glee has overtaken The Beatles.Glee has ... Read more...

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‘Failure of West leadership’ behind troop pullout from Afghanistan: Musharraf


October 1st, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has said that pressure to pullout western troops out of Afghanistan shows failure of leadership on the part of Britain and America. ... Read more...

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Dabangg Sequel Finalized At Salman’s Eid Party On Saturday Night, Sonu Sood Will Play A Double Role


September 15th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After All The Best, Gol Maal, and Partner, say hello to another serialized franchise. Yup, the Dabangg sequel is on for sure now. It was ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg’ sequel on the cards: Arbaaz Khan


September 15th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) "Dabangg" Producer Arbaaz Khan, who is laughing all the way to the bank, has confirmed that a sequel to the box-office hit is on. ... Read more...

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CWG lyricist fights criticism, says not reworking song


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A.R. Rahman's theme song for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) "Jiyo Utho Badho Jeeto" has been widely panned as just average, but lyricist Mehboob defends his work ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg’ for myself more than Salman: Arbaaz


August 11th, 2010 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Arbaaz Khan says he has had a chequered career as an actor and he is using his first production venture "Dabangg" more to prove his own ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg’ has entertaining soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


August 9th, 2010 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Dabangg"; Music Directors: Sajid-Wajid and Lalit Pandit; Lyricists: Faiz Anwar, Lalit Pandit and Jalees Sherwani; Singers: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Mamta Sharma, Aishwarya, Sonu Niigaam, Shreya Ghoshal, Sukhwinder ... Read more...

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UTV New Media To Enhance Digital Presence Of Indian Celebrities


July 29th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): UTV group has now ventured into digital media also as the UTV New Media arm has taken up the responsibility of increasing the digital presence ... Read more...

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BlackBerry faces stormy AGM as Apple, Google mount pressure


July 13th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 13 (IANS) With Apple's iPhone and Google's Android-driven devices fast cutting into its supremacy in the global smartphone market, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) faces a stormy ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan to endorse Zen Mobile


June 14th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) After endorsing brands like Cadbury, Dabur, ICICI and Reid and Taylor, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will now be the brand ambassador for Zen Mobile. "I hope my ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor is Nissan India’s brand ambassador (Lead)


June 9th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) After superstars like Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan and Saif Ali Khan, Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor has become the latest celebrity to join the car endorsement bandwagon. ... Read more...

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Ranbir named brand ambassador of Nissan (With Images)


June 8th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor has been named the brand ambassador of Nissan Motor India Private Ltd (NMIPL). "It is an honour and privilege to be associated with ... Read more...

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Every England WC goal in round 2 will be worth 126 million pounds to UK shops’: Survey


June 4th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4(ANI): A new survey has estimated that every World Cup goal scored by England after the group stages could be worth 126 million pounds to British shops.According to the ... Read more...

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Sarath Kumar Plans To Get Theatres Houseful


May 27th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran actor Sarath Kumar has a stupendous plan to pull more crowds to theatres.In spite of being a successful actor with mass appeal, Sarath Kumar ... Read more...

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Saif Launches Wynncom Mobile Range


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With the other members of the Khan clan having left no leaf unturned when it comes to product endorsement, Saif Ali Khan was not one to ... Read more...

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Entertainer ‘Simha’ bails out Balakrishna ( Telugu Movie Review)


May 2nd, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Simha"; Cast: Balakrishna, Nayantara, Namita, Sneha Ullal, Aditya Menon, Kota Sreenivasa Rao and others; Director: Boyapati Srinu; Producer: Parachuri Kireeti; Music Director: Chakri; Camera; Wilson and Prasad; Rating: ** ... Read more...

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Priyanka makes TV debut as ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ host


March 19th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra will make her debut on small screen as the host of the adventure reality show "Fear Factor- Khatron Ke Khiladi". She will host ... Read more...

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Fiverr Does It For $5


March 18th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) What would you do for $5 dollars? Not much really or maybe anything and everything. Sounds bizarre? Well, that is exactly what "Fiverr" claims to offer. ... Read more...

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‘My Name Is Khan’ not bringing in the crowds any more


February 18th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) After a bumper opening, Shah Rukh Khan starrer "My Name Is Khan" is being cold-shouldered by the audience here. Cinema hall owners blame the "non-entertaining content" ... Read more...

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