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‘Charulatha’ - Neither scares nor entertains (Tamil Movie Review)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Charulatha"; Director: Pon Kumaran; Cast: Priya Mani, Skanda, Saranya Ponvannan, Seetha, Sai Sasi and Aarthi; Rating: *Based on Thai horror flick "Alone", Pon Kumaran's "Charulatha" is a poorly executed film ... Read more...

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After 86 films, who cares about critics: Priyadarshan (Interview)


August 28th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) There are two kinds of films, one for critics and the other for audiences, believes National Award winner Priyadarshan, who has successfully straddled two worlds and ... Read more...

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I want to do Marathi films, says Vidya Balan


May 25th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) After proving herself in Hindi films, National Award winner Vidya Balan now wants to try her luck in Marathi films."I want to do Marathi films. ... Read more...

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Bollywood values costume designing more now: National Award winner


April 24th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) Having worked with top-of-the-line film directors in Bollywood, costume designer and actor Dolly Ahluwalia Tewari feels her craft is more valued in the film industry ... Read more...

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Film study should be included in school curriculum: Benegal


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Shyam Benegal Thursday said study of film language should be included in the school curriculum either at the primary or secondary level to ... Read more...

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Designing for Vidya was refreshing: National Award winner Niharika Khan


March 12th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) A tight budget, a difficult theme and a curvy actress to dress! Stylist Niharika Khan worked with all odds in "The Dirty Picture", but ... Read more...

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Dharmendra, Shabana, Mira Nair to get Padma Bhushan


January 25th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Veteran actors Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi and filmmaker of international repute Mira Nair were named for the Padma Bhushan, the country's third highest civilian honour ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan leads Bollywood’s female pack (2011 in Retrospect)


December 17th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Women-centric themes added power to the Bollywood platter this year and the leading ladies impressed with their boldness and intense acting. Actresses like Vidya ... Read more...

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National award winner Pinjani keen to tell real life stories


November 14th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) After bagging three national awards for his debut film "Baboo Band Baaja", Marathi filmmaker Rajesh Pinjani plans to narrate stories close to human heart and says ... Read more...

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No slowing down for Big B


November 5th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) At 69, Amitabh Bachchan is having one of the best phases of his life -- be it the big screen, TV or advertising space. ... Read more...

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Priyanka salutes woman power of music industry


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 23 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra set the stage on fire as she paid a tribute to popular Indian female singers like Kavita Krishnamurthy, Rekha Bhardwaj, Sunidhi Chauhan and ... Read more...

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I’m getting better roles than ever before: Naseeruddin Shah (Interview)


September 4th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) It's quality over quantity for Naseeruddin Shah, a versatile actor who has spent 35 years breathing life into innumerable, well-etched out characters on the big screen. ... Read more...

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Who says models can’t act?


August 8th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Whoever thought models just know how to flaunt their pretty faces and svelte figures, the current crop of Bollywood leading ladies are here to ... Read more...

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Ghai launches ‘Nouka Dubi’ music on boat (With Image)


May 15th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai launched the music of his forthcoming bilingual "Nouka Dubi" in a unique way - he launched it on a boat in the Ganges ... Read more...

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Writer drags superstar Mohanlal to court


February 19th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Feb 19 (IANS) Veteran Malayalam writer Sukumar Azhikode Saturday filed a criminal defamation case against superstar Mohanlal.Azhikode alleges that the actor called him a mentally deranged person last year. Azhikode ... Read more...

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Priyadarshan to film new movie in UAE


January 26th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 26 (IANS/WAM) Bollywood filmmaker Priyadarshan is currently in Abu Dhabi to shoot a comedy movie based on the Indian diaspora living in the Gulf region.The movie - titled "The ... Read more...

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Dad has helped me become more professional: Shahid


January 20th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, who is currently shooting for Pankaj Kapoor's "Mausam", says working with his father has made him more professional."I have done a lot of ... Read more...

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More Bollywood Stars Join Aamir Khan In Boycotting Award Ceremonies


January 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood star Aamir Khan was hardly seen in any award ceremonies, which are organized to honour the actors, directors, singers and other crew members. Now, many more Bollywood stars are ... Read more...

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Cinematographer S. Ramachandra Passed Away On January 10


January 12th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
January 12, 2011 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran cinematographer S. Ramachandra has passed away on January 10. The National Award winner cinematographer was suffering from cancer. He was around 70 years old when he ... Read more...

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Among Bollywood’s best male performers, Salman most ‘Wanted’ (2010 in Retrospect)


December 24th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The usual frontrunners like Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and even megastar Amitabh Bachchan failed to charm audiences with their big budget outings this ... Read more...

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I’m not offered wicked roles: Konkona Sen (Interview)


December 18th, 2010 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Enough of goodie goodie roles for Konkona Sen Sharma. The two-time National Award winner says she enjoyed playing a sexually aggressive woman in Vinay Shukla's ... Read more...

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Indian film ‘Moner Manush’ claims top honours at IFFI (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) India claimed the top honours at the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here after Gautam Ghose's "Moner Manush" won the Golden Peacock award Thursday.Danish filmmaker ... Read more...

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Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Nouka Dubi’ To Be Revisited By Rituparno Ghosh & Subhash Ghai!


November 29th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 November 29, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): What do you get when you bring together a legend like Rabindranath Tagore and stalwarts like Subhash Ghai and Rituparno Ghosh? The answer is Naukadubi, a Hindi ... Read more...

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‘Tera Kya Hoga…’ not an answer to ‘Slumdog’: Sudhir Mishra


November 29th, 2010 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Sudhir Mishra's much-delayed project "Tera Kya Hoga Johnny" will finally hit the screens Dec 17, but the director has brushed aside comparisons with the ... Read more...

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Rituparno Ghosh is a fabulous actor: director Sanjoy Nag


October 27th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Debutant Bengali director Sanjoy Nag, who cast director Rituparno Ghosh in his film "Memories in March", is all praise for the National Award winner's acting skills."He is a ... Read more...

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Classical dance festival in Delhi from Monday


October 15th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A Delhi-based cultural organisation will host a five-day classical dance festival here from Oct 19, an official said Friday.The SEHER will organise the ninth annual dance ... Read more...

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Kote’s Holy Song Shot At Hubli


October 8th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October8,2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Srinivasa Raju’s third Kannada film Kote recently shot a holy song at Hubli. The song ‘Jagave banna Banna Swalpa Nodanna’ has been shot here. Dr V Nagendra ... Read more...

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Majid Gulistan Likely To File Plea Against Jury Decision!


September 24th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malayalam film director Majid Gulistan is thinking to take legal action against the decision of juries of National Award. The children's film director's movie Chithrakuzhal was competing ... Read more...

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Malayalam film director says awards rigged, mulls legal action


September 21st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) Malayalam children's film director Majid Gulistan is seeking legal recourse for his film being allegedly ignored, first at the state level awards and then at last week's ... Read more...

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National Award Winner ‘Putani Party’ Is About Children Rights


September 18th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kannada film "Putani Party' (The kid Gang), which has won the National award for best children film, is about the children rights. The movie was made in ... Read more...

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God will find the right guy for me: Priyanka Chopra


September 16th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) She has her own parameters of what her ideal man should be like, but actress Priyanka Chopra, who is being linked to Shahid Kapoor these days, ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Antardwand (2010)


August 28th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Antardwand: Is a disturbing watchRating: 3.5 out of 5*Starring: Raj Singh Chaudhary, introducing Swati Sen, Himanshi, Vinay Pathak and Akhilendra Mishra.Director: Sushil RajpalAugust 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Cinematographer cum filmmaker Sushil Rajpal's ... Read more...

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Rituparana Sengupta’s stunning performance at IIJS, Gitanjali Show


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The much talented and the National Award winner actress Rituparna Sen Gupta performed yesterday at the Gitanjali Jewellery show at Grand Hyatt ,Mumbai. The actress performed on ... Read more...

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No Time To Breathe Easily For Priyanka


August 21st, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Since Fashion, the best actress National Award winner Priyanka Chopra has not been at rest. Offers came in thick and fast for her in films under ... Read more...

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Raju Hirani -TRUE STORY of the film ‘ANTARDWAND’ should be highlighted!!


August 20th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Raju Hirani gives thumbs up to ANTARDWAND!ANTARDWAND seems to be getting a big thumbs up from the A plus directorial fraternity in Bollywood...Soon after Imtiaz ... Read more...

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