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Film city coming up in Kolhapur: Chavan


March 14th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday stressed on adopting new technology and said that the state is trying to facilitate filmmakers with alternate locations for ... Read more...

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‘Digital transmission in four metros from July’


March 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) the government is working towards the digitalisation of media and entertainment industry and digital transmission is most likely to start in July, Information and Broadcasting ... Read more...

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SAFF to pay tribute to Bangladesh’s Tareque Masud


September 1st, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Bangladesh's noted independent filmmaker Tareque Masud will be paid a tribute at the South Asian Film Festival (SAFF), starting here Sep 15.Masud, who won the international ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor to be honoured at South Asia Film Festival


August 18th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) Legendary actor Shammi Kapoor will be honoured with a tribute at the South Asia Film Festival (SAFF), which opens in Goa Sep 15, the organisers said ... Read more...

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Hollywood studios are India-bound despite teething trouble


December 28th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Hollywood studios seem hell bent on carving a niche in India. Despite collaborations like "Saawariya", "Chandni Chowk To China" and "Roadside Romeo" biting the ... Read more...

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India fourth largest illegal downloader


December 15th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) India is the fourth largest illegal downloader of online content, according to two reports released Tuesday by the Motion Picture Distributors Association (MPDA). The reports were prepared on behalf ... Read more...

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Hugely promoted ‘Kal Kissne Dekha’ gets dull opening


June 15th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Vashu Bhagnani went the whole hog to promote his son's launch vehicle "Kal Kissne Dekha" but it has been given the cold-shoulder by audiences despite the fact ... Read more...

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ADLABS FILMS COMMENCES MEDIA BPO OPERATIONS


May 7th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Will be one of the largest digital restoration and content processing facilities in worldWill have 1200 employees within a yearAdlabs Films Limited, a member of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani firm enters media outsourcing business


May 7th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Adlabs Films, a cinema and entertainment services company in the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, Thursday announced its entry into the outsourcing industry for the media space with ... Read more...

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No big releases, IPL, spell losses for multiplexes


April 25th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The revenue-sharing tussle between producers and multiplexes has cost the owners of movie theatres dear. With no big releases and the Indian Premier League (IPL) fever ... Read more...

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‘Tasveer’ fails expectations, joins A-list duds in 2009


April 7th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) There were huge expectations from Akshay Kumar-starrer "8X10 Tasveer", but the supernatural thriller has failed to impress audiences and fallen flat at the box office. Releasing ... Read more...

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Theatrical Movies Lined Up on Network and Cable Television for this Week


March 9th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by GD
On Monday "Batman Begins" airs at 8 pm. It is the first of the Batman series and reveals how Bruce Wayne (played by Christian Bale) becomes the costumed crusader against crime ... Read more...

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Bollywood goes into exam mode, no big releases in March


March 7th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Class 10 and 12 board exams have begun and Bollywood too seems to be in exam mode, - with very few films releasing and ... Read more...

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No recession in Bengali film industry, but many worry


December 18th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) The Bengali film industry has so far escaped the effects of global recession, but moviemakers and actors are afraid that if the situation worsens it will be hard ... Read more...

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Network for better marketing, eastern film units told


November 11th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) The film industries in the eastern states of India should come together to network and market their films in an optimum way, Sandipan Chakraborty, the eastern region chairman ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Banks slams US film body’s sexist rating system


September 9th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Banks has slammed the Motion Pictures Association of America (MPAA) for initially rating her film "Zack and Miri Make A Porno" an adults only film, saying ... Read more...

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‘Most Assamese films copies of Bollywood’


July 17th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Critic-turned-filmmaker Altaf Mazid says condition of the Assam film industry is bad as most of the fimmakers prefer copying Hindi masala movies instead of doing original work. ... Read more...

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