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Mahesh Bhatt upset with Rs.100 crore club trend


August 15th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is angry with the current trend of Rs.100 crore films because he feels it overshadows successful small budget movies."The tragedy of our ... Read more...

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LFW Winter-Festive puts spotlight on new talents, Indian weaves (Curtain-raiser )


August 1st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) It will be a celebration of Indian weaves, crafts and young talent. The Lakme Fashion Week Winter-Festive 2012, which kickstarts here Friday, will present collections ... Read more...

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A weekend of fiction for bookworms (IANS Books This Week)


July 21st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Browse with IANS through the pile of gripping titles, this weekend.Book: "Tigers in Red Weather"; Written by Lisa Klaussmann; Published by Picador; Priced at Rs.550The ... Read more...

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Mohit Suri blames talent hunt for ‘Aashiqui 2′ delay


July 7th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Mohit Suri was in search of new faces for "Aashiqui 2", but the idea turned out to be a disaster. He not only had to zero ... Read more...

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Be in Bangalore for daylong dance fiesta (April 29 is World Dance Day)


April 26th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 26 (IANS) From bharatanatyam, kathak, kuchipudi and manipuri to modern dances, 150 artists will take turns for a daylong fiesta here Sunday to celebrate World Dance Day.The 10 ... Read more...

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I’ve said goodbye to direction: Mahesh Bhatt (Interview)


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) In over three decades of his association with Bollywood, Mahesh Bhatt has delivered iconic films like "Arth", "Saaransh", "Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin" and "Zakhm". But ... Read more...

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Aditi welcomes healthy competition between new, old actors


March 26th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Actress Aditi Rao Hydari, whose last film "London, Paris, New York" managed to pull audiences to theatres, believes in healthy competition and says the success ... Read more...

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Production was always on my mind: Hrishitaa Bhatt


November 5th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) She made her Bollywood debut opposite superstar Shah Rukh Khan in "Asoka", but her acting career didn't go very far. After a bumpy ride ... Read more...

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With newcomers aboard, ‘Love Express’ not chugging along (IANS Movie Review - Rating: **)


June 10th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Love Express"; Cast: Sahil Mehta, Vikas Katya, Mannat Rav, Priyum Galav, Om Puri; Director: Sunny Bhambani; Rating: **God and Subhash Ghai know that the film industry needs new talent. ... Read more...

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Corporates changed moviemaking in India: Subhash Ghai (Interview)


June 7th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Corporates have changed the economics of moviemaking, says veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai who has been making films for 35 years. He believes star fees as ... Read more...

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Asia to host hockey’s five continents tournament


May 6th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh, May 6 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre said Friday the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has agreed to host the revived five continents hockey tournament while the ... Read more...

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YRF launches Boney Kapoor’s son Arjun with ‘Virus Diwan’


April 1st, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Yash Raj Films, one of the leading studios in Bollywood, has launched Y-Films to give opporutnity to freshers and one of the new talents they ... Read more...

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First ever Indian comic-book convention in Delhi


February 20th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 20(ANI): India's first comic book convention has opened in New Delhi, with organisers expecting thousands of fans to prove that the art form is still thriving in the Internet ... Read more...

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Annu Kapoor, Durga Jasraj team up again to host TV show


January 28th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) After popular music show "Antakshari", Annu Kapoor and Durga Jasraj are set to recreate the same magic as the hosts of the new show "Idea Jalsa - ... Read more...

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What makes Bollywood singers, choreographers love TV


January 12th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Noticed the surfeit of Bollywood singers and choreographers on TV? Not only are music and dance reality shows giving them a good source of ... Read more...

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Modern Aussie blokes can’t fix a leaky tap but can bake a cake!


November 29th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 29 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that men are picking up new skills around the home as basic handyman tasks are outsourced.A survey by McCrindle research found out ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’ to be premiered at Abu Dhabi film fest


September 27th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 27 (IANS) UTV's production venture "Paan Singh Tomar", about the soldier-athlete who went on to become a bandit, will have its world premiere at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, ... Read more...

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Gerrard admits to having had thoughts of quitting after 2010 World Cup


August 11th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): England skipper Steven Gerrard has admitted to having had thoughts about quitting international football in the wake of the team's awful performance during the South Africa World Cup."I'm ... Read more...

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Kirtika, Mukti Made Karan’s House!


August 10th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Friend in need is a friend indeed. Apparently, after "Zara Nachke Dikha' on Star Plus, Karan Kundra, Kritika Kamra, and Mukti Mohan are very well assorted ... Read more...

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Radcliffe stuns ‘Harry Potter’ co-stars with singing skills


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Hollywood actor Daniel Radcliffe stunned his "Harry Potter" co-stars during a recent karaoke party with his singing skills. The actor, who plays the lead in the wizard-fantasy franchise, ... Read more...

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Depp to launch record label?


June 20th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 20 (IANS) The "Pirates of the Caribbean" actor Johnny Depp is planning to launch his own record label. According to sources, Depp has founded Unison Music and has hired talent ... Read more...

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Now a ‘Black Pearl’ for young Arabian filmmakers


April 6th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 5 (IANS/WAM) Debut feature films made by young directors from Arab countries will now be able to get the prestigious Black Pearl Award at the Middle East International Film ... Read more...

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Lahore’s first-ever fashion week begins


February 17th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 17 (ANI): Lahore made its presence felt in the world of glamour industry as the first-ever fashion week in the city kicked off with a great start.The "PFDC Sunsilk Fashion ... Read more...

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‘Crazy Kutumba’ about feel-good family bonding (Kannada Film Review)


February 13th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Crazy Kutumba"; Director: B. Rama Murthy; Cast: Ramesh Arvind, Sanathini, Anant Nag, Natana Rajanikanth and Chindodi Vijayakumar; Music: Ricky Kej; Rating:***1/2"Crazy Kutumba", which stars experienced ... Read more...

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Models audition for ensuing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2(ANI): The hunt for the 'New Faces Going Places-Ramp Scorchers' took place here on Tuesday, as aspirant models from across the country and abroad took part in the audition ... Read more...

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Soundarya, Bhupathi initiate joint film awards


October 29th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Soundarya Rajnikanth has joined hands with Indian tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi's Globosport to start annual film awards to honour South Indian artistes. "The South Indian film industry is ... Read more...

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Mansi Parekh is a busy girl!


September 22nd, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mansi Parekh was last seen in Remote Control on 9X and after that the girl disappeared from screen. But now she is back with a bang on a new reality show ... Read more...

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Self-Obsessed Mika ready to Rock On!


August 28th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Soon Mika will appear on another reality show, but this time he is there for real reason and not to churn out TRPs. He will join the judges on the panel ... Read more...

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Arjun finds Swarg in Maat pitah ke charno mein


August 19th, 2009 - 5:16 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Second son of Tripathi family, though planning to settle abroad, will finally stay back. As of now everyone is moved by Arjun's decision to stay away from the closely knitted family with ... Read more...

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Indian sailors display their skills in Chennai


April 26th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 26 (ANI): Sailors from premium sailing clubs in India display their sailing skills at the Laser Coastal Sailing championship in Chennai.The six-day Regatta, which is being hosted by the Tamil ... Read more...

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The Making of Zang Toi


March 25th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by GD
The not-so-latest news that created waves in the American Fashion scene was that Zang Toi, the Malaysian fashion designer based in New York, had signed as the Encore sponsor of The School ... Read more...

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American Idol Results Shocker: Alexis Grace voted off


March 19th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
American Idol, the popular reality show, ended in a bit of a shocker this week. Anticipation and anxiety filled the air when the results were being announced. It was a sad ... Read more...

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Brit jail giving dreaded Qaeda terrorists training to become stage comedians!


November 21st, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): US Justice Secretary Jack Straw has reportedly opposed an orientation programme launched in a top-security prison to train dreaded Al Qaeda terrorists into stage comedians.The course continued ... Read more...

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Nandita Das’ ‘Firaaq’ at Telluride film fest


August 29th, 2008 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Nandita Das' directorial debut "Firaaq" is going places even before its commercial release. Prior to its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Sep 5, ... Read more...

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Actors hone their skills in theatre workshops


August 6th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Schools have opened after their summer holidays. Now it is the turn of professional actors to hone their skills in theatre workshops and learn new ... Read more...

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