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At 83, Shammi Aunty frail, hard of hearing, but invincible


August 29th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Failing health and difficulty in hearing hasn't taken away the spirit of veteran actress Shammi, popularly known as Shammi Aunty. At 83, she is still ... Read more...

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India’s screen divas are symbols of Indian femininity: Neville Tuli (Interview)(With Image)


June 15th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The divas of Indian cinema are works of art immortalised down the ages on screen and in the media. Women in Indian cinema have ... Read more...

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Guru Dutt biography becomes innovative book drama


May 30th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Book readings could soon become passe if author Sathya Saran has her way. Hoping to make an instant connect with audiences, the veteran journalist is ... Read more...

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When Benazir enjoyed ‘Pakeezah’ in Shimla


May 13th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) When her father Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto discussed peace with Indira Gandhi in Shimla, his daughter Benazir was busy viewing the Meena Kumari-starrer 'Pakeezah'.So says ... Read more...

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‘Loot’ downhill all the way (Hindi Movie Review — Rating: * 1/2)


November 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Loot"; Cast: Govinda, Suniel Shetty, Javed Jaffrey, Mahaaskshay Chakbraborty, Ravi Kissan and Prem Chopra; Director; Rajneesh Thakur; Rating: * 1/2There is a Don (oh, there are many of them ... Read more...

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‘Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster’: potent mix of passion, politics (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


September 30th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster"; Cast: Mahie Gill, Randeep Hooda, Jimmy Sheirgill; Director; Tigmashu Dhulia; Rating: ***Absolute power corrupts absolutely. And the power to create cinema that takes the prevalent language ... Read more...

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Shocked over Shandar Amrohi’s death: Biographer Barkha Roy


August 22nd, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Yesteryears producer and actress Reena Roy's sister, Barkha Roy, who is writing a biography on Shandar Amrohi and was with him at the time of his ... Read more...

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Raveena praises Anupam Kher’s sense of humour (Movie Snippets)


July 10th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Raveena Tondon and Anupam Kher will be seen sharing screen space after 13 years in "Alert" and the actress is all praise for the ... Read more...

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Behind Bollywood’s grease paint, the untold story (This is the fourth in a series by IANS on Bollywood’s behind-the-scenes people)


April 11th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) He is 80 years old and has spent over 60 years giving make-up to the biggest film stars. But ask Pandhari Juker about the ... Read more...

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India Post releases stamps on six legendary actresses


February 14th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A set of six stamps on six legendary actresses of Indian cinema has been released at the world philatelic exhibition here.The actresses who have been honoured are ... Read more...

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Gurudas Kamat releases stamps on six legendary Indian Cinema actresses


February 14th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology Gurudas Kamat released a set of six stamps on six legendary actresses of Indian Cinema here last evening.These ... Read more...

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Himachal honours its Asiad, CWG medallists


January 25th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Tuesday gave cash awards totalling Rs.57 lakh to four shooters from the state who won medals at last year's Guangzhou Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Himachal to honour Asiad, CWG medal winners


November 29th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is to give cash awards totalling Rs.57 lakh to four shooters from the state - Vijay Kumar, Samresh Jang, Meena Kumar and Sonia Rai - who ... Read more...

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‘Guzaarish’ - big, beautiful, dazzling (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *****)


November 18th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Guzaarish"; Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Monikangana Dutta, Suhel Seth; Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali; Rating: *****Breathe a sigh of relief. During a year when ... Read more...

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Salman And Akshay Have A Blast Shooting A Qawwali Number For ‘Tees Maar Khan’


October 18th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are two of the coolest dudes of Bollywood, who get along extremely well with each other. Several stories about the many ... Read more...

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Heena Sindhu, Anuraj Singh win 31st gold for India at Delhi CWG


October 12th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): Indian shooters continued their impressive performance on the ninth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games with Heena Sindhu and Anuraj Singh winning the 31st gold for India ... Read more...

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CWG Day 9: 21 gold medals at stake, all eyes on Narang, men’s hockey team


October 12th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): With 21 gold medals at stake on the ninth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, all eyes will be on ace shooter Gagan Narang and the Indian ... Read more...

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CWG 2010: India equals its best ever performance with 30 Gold medals on Day-8


October 12th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.11 (ANI): India equalled its best ever performance in the Commonwealth Games with 30 Gold medals, as Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia bagging a historic Gold medal for the country in ... Read more...

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CWG: Historic day for Indian athletics, women sweep discus throw (Night Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Indian women discus throwers Monday created history by sweeping all the three medals - gold, silver and bronze - at the Commonwealth Games and set several records ... Read more...

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CWG: India adds four Bronze medals; as pugilists disappoint


October 11th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.11 (ANI): India could add just four Bronze medals here till Monday evening, as shooters duo Tejaswani and Meena Kumari and three pugilists contributed apiece to the total medal tally ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: Disappointing day for India, miss gold by a point (Intro Roundup)


October 11th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) It was a disappointing day for Indian shooters at the Commonwealth Games Monday as Tejaswini Sawant and Meena Kumari missed the gold by one point ... Read more...

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CWG: Mixed day for India, first dope case hits Games (Evening Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) India missed out on the gold in boxing and shooting but Saina Nehwal led a host of shuttlers into the quarterfinals of the badminton event at the ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: Disappointing day for India, miss gold (Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) It was a disappointing day for India at the Commonwealth Games Monday as shooters Tejaswini Sawant and Meena Kumari missed the gold by one point ... Read more...

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Shooters Tejaswini, Meena win bronze in 50 meter rifle event


October 11th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.11 (ANI): Indian shooters Tejaswini Sawant and Meena Kumari won bronze in women's 50 meter Rifle Prone pairs event at the Karni Singh Shooting Range here on Monday.Tejaswini scored 583 ... Read more...

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CWG: Nigerian gold winner fails dope test, first at Delhi (Afternoon Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Nigerian women's 100 metres gold winner has flunked dope test, the first dope case at the Delhi Commonwealth Games.Osayemi Oludamola, who was awarded the gold after Australian ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: Tejaswini, Meena miss gold by one point, get bronze


October 11th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) India shooters Tejaswini Sawant and Meena Kumari missed the gold by one point in the women's 50 metres rifle prone and had to be content with ... Read more...

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India on verge of CWG medals record as 16 gold medals at stake on Day 8


October 11th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 11 (ANI): With 16 gold medals at stake on the eighth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, India would be keen to continue the impressive run as they are ... Read more...

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Is Kareena Still Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Heroine’


October 9th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 9, 2010  (Sampurn Wire): Few days back, Kareena Kapoor was reported to have moved out of filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar’s next project 'Heroine'. It was said that the actress had quit ... Read more...

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I’d like to direct soon: Kangana Ranaut (Interview)


October 6th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Her unconventional looks and frizzy hair landed her atypical roles in Bollywood. Kangana Ranaut now harbours a dream of donning the director's hat and already ... Read more...

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Andhra High Court still tense, fasting lawyers removed


September 17th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) The situation continued to be tense at the Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday after police forcibly removed three lawyers from Telangana who had been on fast for ... Read more...

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Lawyers attack Andhra High Court hall, tension coninues


September 16th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The situation in the Andhra Pradesh High Court premises remained tense Thursday as lawyers from Telangana continued their protest for the third day, attacking court halls and ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle unveils album, celebrates 77th birthday in Mumbai


September 8th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Sep. 8 (ANI): Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle unveiled an album called 'Unheard Melodies' here, and celebrated her 77th birthday with her fans.Though her birthday is on Wednesday, she ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Lafangey Parindey(2010)


August 21st, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Starring Deepika Padukone, Neil Nitin MukeshRating: *** ½August 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "So this is a love story!" says the wry cop at the end of the film while closing the ... Read more...

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Fashion Trends In Bollywood (1960 - 2010)


July 28th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The history of the fashionable trends or rather the changing trends of fashion in the Bollywood Hindi cinema date back almost to the decades of ... Read more...

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Get a taste of cinema, music and change! (IANS Books This Week)


July 8th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) With the monsoon finally arriving, it's time to sit by the window and chill out with books on ghosts, cinema and music this weekend: 1. "The Washer of ... Read more...

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