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Pattinson to quit Hollywood?


September 6th, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson is reportedly planning to quit Hollywood.Pattinson is thinking about quitting the movie industry following revelations that his ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart cheated on ... Read more...

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No premiere for ‘SOTY’, thanks to extensive promotional activities


September 5th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar reveals that he wanted to hold a grand premiere for "Student of The Year" but promotional commitments prevent him from doing so."Student ... Read more...

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Chinese firm closes acquisition of US movie theatre chain


September 5th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) China's leading private conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group Co. Tuesday completed the acquisition of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., valued at roughly $2.6 billion. With the completion ... Read more...

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Focus on cinema, culture to mark 60 yrs of India-Turkey treaty


August 5th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Turkey has drawn up a calendar of cultural acitivities - including a new overseas cultural cell and joint productions on screen - in India to celebrate 60 ... Read more...

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Cinema needs to wean society from prejudices: Kunal Kohli


May 26th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Kunal Kohli has made Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra's characters in his forthcoming film "Teri Meri Kahaani" switch religious identities during the narration. ... Read more...

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Eva Mendes proves Hollywood naysayers wrong


May 11th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Hispanic film star Eva Mendes is proud of her career after many initially said that her look was not "commercial", she said at the US ... Read more...

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‘3′ gets U certificate, Dhanush happy


March 18th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Southern star Dhanush is happy to know that his wife Aishwarya's directorial debut "3", in which he plays the male lead, has got an U-certificate from ... 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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Oliver Stone supports son’s conversion to Islam


February 21st, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Oliver Stone fully supports his son Sean's decision to convert to Islam. But Sean fears others in Hollywood may not be so accepting.Sean Stone, who ... Read more...

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It’s good to be bad, says Priyanka


January 17th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) She is one of the most sought after leading ladies in the Hindi movie industry, but actress Priyanka Chopra prefers characters with grey shades over ... Read more...

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A big southern director eyes Bollywood (With Image)


December 17th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Tamil film director Vishnuvardhan Kulasekaran, who has made half a dozen films in the southern movie industry, including an impressive debut in Telugu films with ... Read more...

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I always dreamt of making films: Tom Cruise


December 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Tom Cruise made a mark for himself as an actor and filmmaker in Hollwyood and the star confesses that he dreamt of making films ever ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson records a song


September 6th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Scarlett Johansson has unveiled her singing skills by appearing in the remake of Serge Gainsbourg’s classic song "Bonnie & Clyde." The video of the song ... Read more...

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Director Steven Soderbergh announces his retirement


August 30th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Movie director Steven Soderbergh has announced his retirement from the movie industry. The 48-year-old director officially hinted about his retirement last March when he spoke to ... Read more...

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Stuff that make Mumbai fabled (IANS Book Review)(With Image)


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Mumbai Fables"; Author: Gyan Prakash; Publisher: Harper Collins-India; Pages: 352; Price: Rs.425As described in an earlier work, Mumbai comes across as maximum city in "Mumbai Fables" too, a new release ... Read more...

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Myleene Klass offered Bollywood film?


July 23rd, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) If British singer Myleene Klass is to be believed, she was offered a Bollywood movie while she was in India to shoot a documentary."I've been asked ... Read more...

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Shiv Pandit ecstatic after landing lead role in Tamil movie


May 25th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) TV actor Shiv Pandit is on a new high after bagging a lead role in Tamil film "Leelai" and says he is perhaps the first male ... Read more...

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Fight over Osama’s movie title in Ghana


May 22nd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, May 22 (IANS) Two movie producers in Ghana are fighting over the movie title "Osama bin Laden" as they look to cashing into the attention generated worldwide by the ... Read more...

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Shivram Yadav back to his roots, wields megaphone for Bhojpuri movie (With Images)


May 18th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) After trying his hand in Hindi cinema with not-so-known films like "Patth" and "Game", director Shivram Yadav has forayed into the Bhojpuri movie industry with ... Read more...

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Court restricts cable operators from showing ‘Thank You’


April 7th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday restrained cable operators nationwide from distributing, telecasting and broadcasting the forthcoming release "Thank You" and/or otherwise infringing the copyright, ... Read more...

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Incredible India comes to Washington


February 27th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Incredible India in its myriad wondrous colours is all set to make a splash in this American capital with "Maximum India", a mega festival celebrating its ... Read more...

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1 in 5 Hollywood films this year will be sequels


February 17th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): 2011 is all set to be dubbed the 'year of the sequel', for one in five Hollywood films this year will be sequels.At least 27 widely distributed films ... Read more...

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Gemini Ganesan - A starry life that spilled out of screen


February 12th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The story of late Tamil superstar Gemini Ganesan was larger than life in star-struck Tamil Nadu with the screen spilling into his home as well.He ... Read more...

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Christian Bale slams partying problem reports


February 11th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Christian Bale's representative has slammed rumours the star's alleged hard-partying ways are taking a toll on his marriage.According to a report in America's Star magazine, the actor ... Read more...

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Christian Bale denies marriage trouble


February 11th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 11 (IANS) A representative for Christian Bale has rubbished reports that the actor's marriage is in trouble following his hard-partying behaviour.According to a report by editors at America's ... Read more...

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After Bollywood, Sony Music taps Tamil movie market


February 9th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Music label Sony Music is expanding its business and trying to strengthen its base in the Tamil movie industry with one hit after the other.The massive success of ... Read more...

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Filmmakers today lack passion, vision: Karan Johar


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Director-producer Karan Johar, who has made many hit films, feels that filmmakers today lack the passion and the vision that great yesteryears' directors had."We solely lack the ... Read more...

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Anthony Hopkins hated theatre work


February 2nd, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Veteran actor Sir Anthony Hopkins never enjoyed working in the theatre and also found the movie industry frustrating at times."I did some Shakespeare. Jesus Christ - Never again. ... Read more...

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Emily Browning, Kristen Stewart vie for lead role in ‘Snow White’


February 1st, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 1 (ANI): The weekend saw both Emily Browning competing with Kristen Stewart for the lead role in 'Snow White' And 'The Huntsman'.According to stateside movie industry insiders, the Aussie actress, ... Read more...

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Now 20pc entertainment tax rebate for Malaysian productions


January 31st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kula Lumpur, Jan 31 (ANI): Following a request by Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim to the Finance Ministry, homegrown movie 'Ice Kacang Puppy Love' and other Malaysian ... Read more...

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New weapon against Internet pirates to save movie industry


January 30th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): Two Ballarat computer scientists have written a program, which can act as weapon against Internet pirates.PhD student Robert Layton and researcher Prof Paul Watters, of Ballarat University's Internet ... Read more...

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Nagarjuna Working Faithfully In The Gym To Fashion The Desired ‘Six Pack Abs’


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, etc. The percentage of the success of his Telugu films has been astonishingly high.Nagarjuna is probably the solitary hero in the Telugu film industry, who has continuously managed to maintain ... Read more...

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Is Bollywood losing faith in award ceremonies?


January 20th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) The number of award ceremonies is growing in Bollywood, but many stars seem to be disillusioned with them. Aamir Khan was the first to boycott ... Read more...

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Reeves thanks Bigelow for ‘Point Break’


January 17th, 2011 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves is grateful to director Kathryn Bigelow for influencing his career after she cast him in her 1991 movie "Point Break".The actor got one ... Read more...

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‘Fighter’ Screening In Kolkata: Jeet Showered With Kudos


January 15th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
that stars the famed mega star Jeet in his super cool and muscle-rippling avatar. A private screening was held at the esteemed Priya cinema for the celebrities and the whole ... Read more...

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