multiplexes

Box office savours sweetness of Anurag Basu’s ‘Barfi!’


September 14th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) It is not a conventional subject, it is without the typical box- office success formula and the protagonist has no dialogues -- still Ranbir Kapoor ... Read more...

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No personal information on Kareena in Shobha De’s book


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) A book on Kareena Kapoor by author Shobha De will release soon and the actress reveals that it will not contain any personal information about ... Read more...

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Emraan effortless actor, says Bipasha (Movie Snippets)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) "Raaz 3" is Bipasha Basu's second film with Emraan Hashmi and she seems to be impressed with his acting skills.Highlighting her co-star's emoting qualities ... Read more...

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Despite mixed reviews, ‘Mugamoodi’ weekend collection about Rs.10 crore


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Audiences have given the thumbs up to Jiiva's superhero image in Mysskin directed Tamil movie "Mugamoodi". Made on a budget of Rs.20 core, it has ... Read more...

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Tigers can’t make excuses of being unwell: Salman Khan (Interview)


August 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Action films take a toll, says Salman Khan, who is recovering from a facial nerve disorder, and adds disarmingly that a "Tiger" can't make excuses ... Read more...

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Kerala to lease out land to private IT developers


August 13th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) A departure from developer of information technology (IT) infrastructure to lessor model and focus on spreading e-governance activities across the state are going to be the ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ will sustain on content: Kabir Khan


August 9th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Kabir Khan says Salman Khan's presence in "Ek Tha Tiger" will bring in the initial footfalls, but the film's content and direction will sustain ... Read more...

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Make space for arthouse cinema: Kiran Rao


July 30th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who made her directorial debut with off-beat film "Dhobi Ghat", feels there is need to create space for such films. However, she ... Read more...

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‘Cocktail’ clicks with youngsters, gets about 90 percent opening


July 13th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Homi Adajania's "Cocktail", about mixed-up relationship between three main characters, has appealed to the movie buffs.The urban romantic drama has got about 90 percent ... Read more...

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Kerala government company to produce films, upgrade theatres


July 6th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) The Kerala Financial Corporation (KFC), a state-owned financier, Friday announced that it would grant funds to produce films, revamping of theatres and construction of new multiplexes.Finance ... Read more...

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‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ runs houseful


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The audiences have given the thumbs up to Anurag Kashyap's "Gangs Of Wasseypur". It has opened to full houses in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand and is ... Read more...

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Sharman’s ‘Ferrari Ki Sawari’ makes profit


June 18th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) "Ferrari Ki Sawari" is Sharman Joshi's first solo hero film and has no female lead, but it has managed to pull in viewers and ... Read more...

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Multiplex bosses support shutdown, say losses not so big


May 31st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Multiplexes in the entertainment capital of India Thursday kept their shutters down till the evening. The bosses admit bearing a loss of not over Rs.1,00,000 per ... Read more...

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In age of Bollywood sequels, Haryanvi film to test waters


April 19th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) The tragic story of a gypsy girl who falls in love outside her caste will be carried forward 28 years later with a sequel to ... Read more...

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Movie goers’ thumbs up to ‘Titanic 3D’, earns Rs.6.1 crore


April 9th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The 3D version of James Cameron's epic love story "Titanic" has garnered Rs.6.1 crore in the opening weekend and is said to be the highest ... Read more...

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Vidya’s ‘Kahaani’ declared a hit


March 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) After being appreciated for her performance in female-centric "Ishqiya", "No One Killed Jessica" and "The Dirty Picture", actress Vidya Balan carries forwards the legacy ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s Feb 23 strike called off


February 21st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Bollywood's planned strike Feb 23 to protest against the imposition of a service tax on the film industry has been called off after a meeting ... Read more...

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Cash, jewellery worth Rs.11.61 crore seized from Ponty Chadha


February 16th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has seized cash, jewellery and fixed deposits worth Rs.11.61 crore in raids on the properties of liquor baron ... 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 happy with the response to ‘The Dirty Picture’


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) Vidya Balan is overwhelmed by the kind of response she has received for "The Dirty Picture", and is glad that even her parents did not ... Read more...

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Things you should know about ‘RA.One’


October 24th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Every one knows that "RA.One" is Shah Rukh Khan's most ambitious sci-fi superhero film that is coming out on Diwali Wednesday. Here are some ... Read more...

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Salman Khan: star on ascendant, never mind the film


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) His biggest fans admit he isn't the greatest actor and say his films aren't really quality cinema. But Salman Khan is unstoppable, spinning box-office ... Read more...

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No resentment against Mayawati regime: Prakash Jha


August 24th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 24 (IANS) Hailing the Supreme Court verdict lifting the Uttar Pradesh government's two-month ban on the screening of his film "Aarakshan" in the state, Bollywood producer and director ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ screening begins in Uttar Pradesh


August 20th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Over a week after its worldwide release, multiplexes and cinema halls across Uttar Pradesh started screening Prakash Jha-directed film "Aarakshan" Saturday -- a day after the ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear Jha against ‘Aarakshan’ bans Tuesday (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear Tuesday a petition by film producer and director Prakash Jha seeking the quashing of the orders by the Uttar ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha agrees to ‘appropriate cuts’ in ‘Aarakshan’ (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) A day ahead of the release of "Aarakshan", filmmaker Prakash Jha Thursday agreed to "appropriate" alterations in the multi-starrer dealing with the sensitive issue of ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha agrees to changes in ‘Aarakshan’


August 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha has agreed to make "appropriate" alterations in his film "Aarakshan", themed on caste-based reservations, after facing protests from the Republican Party of ... Read more...

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‘Zindagi Na…’ team to help Mumbai blast victims


July 20th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Producers Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, along with director Zoya Akhtar, have decided to contribute Thursday's collections of certain Mumbai multiplexes for the welfare of ... Read more...

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`Delhi Belly’ gets bitter censor pill in Nepal


July 4th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 4 (IANS) Two years after Bollywood action comedy "Chandni Chowk to China" was banned in Nepal, now it's the turn of Amir Khan's newest release "Delhi Belly" ... Read more...

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Watch ‘Love Express’, ‘Cycle Kick’ on one ticket: Ghai


June 6th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who is gearing up for the release of his two production ventures "Love Express" and "Cycle Kick", is offering cinegoers a unique ... Read more...

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In technology, we can’t compete with foreign filmmakers: SRK


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 2 (IANS) Mega-budget superhero movie "RA.One" is Shah Rukh Khan's most ambitious project and he is trying to make it a world-class film, but at the same ... Read more...

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Multiplex samosa-sales pitch makes Prakash Jha cut ‘Aarakshan’


May 4th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Short and crisp narrations are in vogue in Bollywood and keeping that trend in mind, Prakash Jha, whose hit film "Rajneeti" was two-hour-47-minute long, has ... Read more...

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‘Dum Maaro Dum’ mints Rs.6.2 crore on opening day


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Rohan Sippy's "Dum Maaro Dum" may have been in the news for the wrong reasons, but the Abhishek Bachchan-starrer amassed Rs.6.2 crore in India ... Read more...

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‘Dum Maaro Dum’ makers could be dragged to court


April 21st, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) The government could go to court against "Dum Maaro Dum" to protect the dignity of women, a Congress MP said Thursday, citing Information and Broadcasting ... Read more...

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‘Dum Maaro Dum’ trains camera on drugs, sex and violence (IANS Preview)


April 19th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Director Rohan Sippy's third directorial venutre "Dum Maaro Dum", which is courting controversy for its theme and backdrop, is ready to hit the screens ... Read more...

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