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Three publishing vets push English literary fiction in India


April 11th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The growing English language publishing industry in India has taken a step north with three veteran publishers - David Davidar, Ravi Singh and Kapish G. ... Read more...

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The bold get bolder on Indian telly


March 16th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Time was when, on television, love used to be expressed with a comforting hug, a peck on the cheek or a warm embrace in ... 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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‘London Paris New York’ is winner overseas


March 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Debutant director Anu Menon's "London Paris New York", an unconventional romantic comedy that travels the three cities, has managed to impress the oversees box office.The movie ... Read more...

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‘Obavva’ a treat for action lovers (Kannada Movie Review)


October 30th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Obavva"; Cast: Deepak, Ayesha, Shobharaj, Swasthick Shankar, Petrol Prasanna, and Bullet Prakash; Screenplay Writer-Director: Aanand P. Raju; Producer: Kantha-Pravin Ramakrishna; Camera: Gauri Venkatesh; Music Composer: Rajesh Ramanath; Rating: ** ... Read more...

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Toughest to shoot with kids, animals: Big B (Movie Snippets)


September 27th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who shot with six kids for an ad film, says working with children can be as unpredictable as working with ... Read more...

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Amaan, Ayaan’s new album - fusion of classical and country music


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Sarod players Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan have collaborated with American singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer to create their new album "Everything Is Everywhere", a mix of Indian ... Read more...

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Now learn about winemaking at Nashik vineyards


February 24th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Wine lovers in India are in for a treat this weekend with a winemaking workshop being held in Nashik, Maharashtra offering a journey in the lap ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar: Money Doesn’t Rule His Decisions In Making Films


January 10th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
At the music launch of the film Patiala House the 43 year old actor said he is no longer concerned about how much the movie will be making, but instead wants ... Read more...

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I don’t produce films to make money: Akshay Kumar


January 10th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Actor-producer Akshay Kumar, who sounded a bit guarded about the fate of his forthcoming film "Patiala House", Sunday said he doesn't produce films to make money."I don't ... Read more...

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Ranga The Donga Movie Review: Nothing To Offer To The Audience


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film:  Ranga The DongaCast: Srikanth, Vimala Raman, Sakshi Shivanand, Nagendra Babu, Ramya Krishna, Jayaprakash Reddy, Telangana Shakuntala and othersDirector: G.V. Sudhakar NaiduProducer:  C.R. ManoharRating: 1.5/ 5Srikanth has hundred films in ... Read more...

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New releases don’t find any takers; ‘Dabangg’ wave continues


September 20th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With all producers wisely deciding to stay as far away from 'Dabangg' as possible, three inconsequential films - 'Life Express', 'For Real' and 'A Distant Mirage' ... Read more...

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‘And Once Again’ - Disappointing fare by Amol Palekar (Hindi Film Review, Rating: **1/2)


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "And Once Again"; Starring: Rituparna Sengupta, Rajat Kapoor, Antara Mali;Director: Amol Palekar; Rating: **1/2Loss, an obviousness in life, is extremely difficult to depict on screen. Yet to ... Read more...

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‘Step Up 3D’, Dance Drama With A Different Package


August 7th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It goes without saying that no one expects an intricate plot or witty dialogues in a movie that is based on dance, such a movie should ... Read more...

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Still no visibility for parallel cinema in India: Amol Palekar (Interview)


July 30th, 2010 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Parallel cinema is still struggling to find a place in India and even multiplexes have not been able to create space for it, says veteran ... Read more...

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Sigourney Weaver blasts Academy Awards voters


April 14th, 2010 - 3:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Sigourney Weaver has blasted the voters of the Academy Awards. She said that they were trying to be ‘fashionable’ when they awarded Kathryn Bigelow the ... Read more...

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Paul Bettany To Woo The Viewers As A Sizzling Hot Angel


January 20th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ever since it released into cinema halls worldwide, James Cameron's 3D Magnum opus 'Avatar' is smashing one box office record after another. It is set to ... Read more...

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Electronic music yet to find fans in India: festival organiser


December 22nd, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The capital recently hosted its first ever electronic music festival - Global Groove Festival - but organiser Amit Saigal says the genre is not so popular here ... Read more...

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I was confident of my growth as actor: Himesh Reshammiya


December 10th, 2009 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Himesh Reshammiya is all smiles. His film "Radio" has fetched him some good reviews as an actor, something he has been longing for. The singer-composer-actor says ... Read more...

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Guggi turns Guru


July 28th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Gurpreet Singh Guggi, who has created niche audience for himself, with his hilarious comedy timing is known to be the Guru of Kapil Sharma. The two of them are seen in ... Read more...

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‘Chowrasta…’ yet another niche outing (IANS Film Review; Rating: **)


April 18th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Film: "Chowrasta - Crossroads of Love"; Director: Anjan Dutt; Cast: Victor Bannerjee, Roopa Ganguly, Atul Kulkarni, Naved Aslam and Aparajita; Rating: **In all the films made by director ... Read more...

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‘The President Is Coming’ is witty, entertaining fare (IANS Movie Review - Rating:***)


January 11th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The President Is Coming"; Cast: Konkona Sen Sharma, Shernaz Patel, Namit Das, Ira Dubey, Vivek Gomber, Satchit Puranik, Imran Rasheed, Shivani Tanksale, Anand Tiwari; Director: Kunaal Roy Kapoor; Rating: ***In ... Read more...

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‘Death Race’: good action but little else (IANS Film Review)


November 22nd, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Movie: "Death Race"; Cast: Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Ian McShane, Joan Allen; Director: Paul W.S. Anderson; Rating: * Some movies manage to be incredibly inferior in some areas and ... Read more...

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Bollywood director had to study criminal minds for new film


October 31st, 2008 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Ad filmmaker-cum-director Dibakar Banerjee hit the jackpot with his directorial debut "Khosla Ka Ghosla", a dark comedy centred on the real estate mafia. Now he is ... Read more...

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Two more terror flicks don’t bother ‘A Wednesday’ director


September 7th, 2008 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Neeraj Pandey, the director of "A Wednesday", is not worried that the two other films that released this week also have terrorism as their theme.His debut film that ... Read more...

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Amitabh is crowning glory of ‘The Last Lear’: Arindam Chaudhuri (Interview)


August 25th, 2008 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Producer Arindam Chaudhuri can't stop raving about Amitabh Bachchan's performance in his ready-to-release English language film "The Last Lear". He says the Big B's work in the ... Read more...

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Tanuja’s ‘Hope…’, Pakistani film ‘Salaakhein’ hit screens Friday


April 17th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
Arpana New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Three weeks after the first Pakistani film "Khuda Kay Liye" wowed the Indian audiences, another hit film from the country "Salaakhein" releases Friday. Tanuja Chandra's award winning ... Read more...

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Too much skin show by actresses: Suchitra Krishnamurthy


March 30th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by admin
By Shweta Thakur Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Singer-actress Suchitra Krishnamurthy, who has been seen in very selective films and serials in spite of her talent, says most Bollywood actress indulge in too much ... Read more...

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Don’t call me a star: Kay Kay Menon


March 29th, 2008 - 9:29 am ICT by admin
By Shweta Thakur Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) He ventured into films after doing an MBA and stints in theatre and TV. But talented actor Kay Kay Menon has carved a niche for himself ... Read more...

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I am a slave to my wife: Rajat Kapoor


February 22nd, 2008 - 9:08 am ICT by admin
(Interview) By Shweta Thakur New Delhi, Feb 20(IANS) Bollywood director-actor Rajat Kapoor says women might play ornamental roles in reel life but they are more powerful than men in real life. "As far as ... Read more...

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