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Pranab Mukherjee: Government’s No.2 is Nation’s No.1 (Profile)


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) During his more than four decades of public service, Pranab Mukherjee, 76, elected Sunday as India's 13th president, was the government's principal trouble-shooter during ... Read more...

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Eros joins hands with Shilpa for ‘Dishkiyaaoon’


April 21st, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Eros International Media Ltd. has teamed up with Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty's Essential Sports & Media Pvt. Ltd. (ESMPL) as co-producers of gangster film ... Read more...

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A rare film that can claim to be a game-changer (IANS Hindi Film Review)


March 8th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Kahaani"; Starring: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Nawazuddin Siddiqui; Directed by: Sujoy Ghosh; Rating: ****This is a great time to be a movie buff. Within a week of "Paan Singh ... Read more...

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When Indira’s birth drew long faces! (Excerpts from the book ‘24 Akbar Road’)


November 18th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
When Indira was born on Nov 19, 1917, the Scottish doctor who was attending to Kamla Nehru announced to Jawaharlal Nehru: "It is a bonny lassie, Sir!"The womenfolk around Jawaharlal's ... Read more...

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Movie buff Buddhadeb skips Kolkata film fest opening


November 11th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) He was the moving spirit behind the Kolkata Film Festival till last year. But now, shorn of power, Left leader former chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee ... Read more...

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Movie buff? Here’s what cinema does to writers (IANS Book Review)


May 17th, 2011 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Popcorn Essayists - What Movies do to Writers"; Compiled and edited by Jai Arjun Singh; Publisher: Tranquebar Press; Price: Rs.395, Pages: 227This collection of essays by well-known Indian authors ... Read more...

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Katrina Kaif To Be Seen In A Retro Look In ‘Tees Maar Khan’


November 15th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Katrina Kaif, the hot and sexy gal is going to be even hotter than ever before in the forth coming Farah Khan movie Tees Maar Khan. ... Read more...

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Tendulkar makes time for a special date with Bollywood


October 18th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) After scoring his 49th Test century last week Sachin Tendulkar made a call to his buddy filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra with a request. The ... Read more...

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Seychelles shuttler a close friend of Saina Nehwal


October 1st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Juliette Ah-Wan, a badminton player from the tiny island of Seychelles and India's star player Saina Nehwal share a close bond on the professional circuit.Juliette and ... Read more...

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Ram Gopal Varma’s Appal Raju Shooting To Start From Aug 27


August 14th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ram Gopal Varma is going to start his next Telugu project Katha Screenplay Darskathvam Appal Raju, which will start shooting from August 27. Comedian Sunil ... Read more...

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“Sonam Is Very Sweet”: Shahid Kapoor Takes Time Off To Be With Mom, Brother


August 13th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Shahid Kapoor has made lifelong friends with Sonam Kapoor. Back in Mumbai after a marathon schedule with her in Scotland, the first film Shahid wants ... Read more...

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“I Don’t Want To Indulge In Activity Like Marriage”, Says Mona Vasu


August 11th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mona Vasu the winner of "Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao' has curved a name in the small screen industry altogether. She got her first offer within ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt Gets Candid, Talks About Amar Singh, Wife Maanyata And Sisters


June 28th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sanjay, how is life been treating you?Couldn't be better. I'm happy with my marriage and career and the handful of friends ... Read more...

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New Zealand minister watched porn using official credit card


June 10th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, June 10 (IANS) A former minister in the New Zealand government used his official credit card for watching pornographic movies while he stayed in hotels during his tenure, a media report ... Read more...

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‘IIFA good for India-Sri Lanka relations’ (Lead)


May 30th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Sri Lanka cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara and his teammate Sanath Jayasuriya believe that IIFA Awards 2010, to be held in Colombo June 3-5, are a ... Read more...

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‘IIFA good for India-Sri Lanka relations’


May 30th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Ace Sri Lankan cricketers Kumar Sangakkara and Sanath Jayasuriya believe that IIFA Awards 2010, to be held in Colombo, is a "big opportunity" to promote ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak co-production Virsa receives mixed response


May 8th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 8 (ANI): Virsa - the first international Punjabi film, which was premiered at CineStar this Thursday - has received mixed responses from audiences.The story revolves around a rich, spoilt boy ... Read more...

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Arjun Bijlani: The complete movie buff


April 19th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):What gets an individual to take to acting? Well, it's the love for movies, what else! The passionate ones make it a habit to watch a movie ... Read more...

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Arjun to kick-start ‘Jai Hind’ sequel


April 10th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It's almost 15 years; the film "Jai Hind' was made and even today, it stands out as a favorite showpiece for every movie buff. Well, Arjun's breathtaking ... Read more...

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Mumbai multiplexes witness low turnout for ‘My Name is Khan’


February 13th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb. 13 (ANI): Despite tight security measures, very few viewers turned up to watch Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'My Name is Khan'.Most cinemas began showing 'My Name is Khan' after ... Read more...

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USER REVIEW: Blue (2009)


October 17th, 2009 - 4:44 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
While most movie critics have done their job of dissecting BLUE to be a directorial disaster and having a weak story line, what they have actually done is to benchmark it ... Read more...

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Merle Oberon Movies Aired On TCM


August 26th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by GD
The movie buff's did have a splendid time revisiting the classic era of Hollywood, relaxing at their home while munching the bagful of pop corns. Turner Classic Movies featured a day of ... Read more...

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Shillong hosts first woman film festival of northeast


March 30th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Apem KamdongShillong (Meghalaya), Mar 30 (ANI): In an aim to encourage women to engage in filmmaking and other creative activities, Meghalaya recently hosted the first ever woman film festival of the ... Read more...

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Will it be curtains for Indian films in Pakistan?


January 3rd, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Sixteen Hindi films were screened in Pakistan last year after a nearly four-decade ban on Indian movies was lifted. But strained ties between the neighbours following the Mumbai ... Read more...

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To Raj Kapoor, with love from Kazakhstan


October 21st, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Almaty, Oct 21 (IANS) Having spent her childhood and most of her youth watching Raj Kapoor movies, Aiman Kushkambayev, a movie buff in this former capital of Kazakhstan, cannot get over "the ... Read more...

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‘Mr. White Mr. Black’ makes a mess of comedy (Review)


May 3rd, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Mr. White Mr. Black"; Cast: Suniel Shetty, Arshad Warsi; Director: Deepak Shivdasani; Rating: * Even a diehard movie buff will find watching "Mr. White Mr. Black" an ordeal ... Read more...

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New Miss India is keen on Bollywood


April 9th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by admin
By Shweta Thakur New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Kerala beauty Parvathy Omanakuttan, who won the Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2008, says she wouldn't mind trying her luck in Bollywood provided the offers ... Read more...

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Lewis finally meets writer of ‘Bleeding Love’


April 8th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
London, April 8 (IANS) British singer Leona Lewis met the writer of her hit song "Bleeding Love" for the first time last week. The former boy band member Jesse McCartney met Lewis ... Read more...

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Portrait of movie buff who is a master politician


April 8th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Behind the politician lurks a movie buff. Lal Krishna Advani, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate, loves to watch films when he is not busy ... Read more...

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Advani gives standing ovation to ‘U, Me Aur Hum’


April 6th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani, a movie buff, loved Ajay Devgan's directorial debut "U, Me Aur Hum" during a special screening here and gave it ... Read more...

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Animation film “Hanuman Returns” hits theatres


December 28th, 2007 - 11:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi/Mumbai, Dec 28 (ANI): Animation film "Hanuman Returns", a sequel to the movie "Hanuman," based on mythical Hindu God Hanuman, was released in theatres across the country on Friday. "Hanuman Returns" is ... Read more...

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