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From director to actor, role reversal is in


August 30th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) From behind the camera to in front of it, all for the love of cinema. Indian directors are increasingly donning the greasepaint and taking on ... Read more...

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Learning came with the experience for ‘Khwaabb’ director


August 29th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) "Khwaabb" is his first movie and director Zaid Ali Khan says that irrespective of which film institute one has been to, it is the movie-making ... Read more...

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I’d like to direct a movie: Boman Irani


August 24th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Boman Irani, who turned to acting after being a professional photographer, is now keen to try his hand at direction."I would like to make a movie, ... Read more...

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Gagan Malik, Neha Sargam to play Ram, Sita in ‘Ramayan’ (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Actors Gagan Malik and Neha Sargam will be seen as Lord Ram and Sita in the latest, small-screen version of mythological epic "Ramayan".The show is aired ... Read more...

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‘Piya Basanti… Again’ after over 10 years


August 6th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The team of hit music album "Piya Basanti" has reunited after over a decade for a sequel with seven new compositions, including unheard melodies of ... Read more...

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‘God Father’ treat for Upendra fans (Kannada Movie Review)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "God Father"; Cast: Upendra (in triple role), Soundarya, Catherine, Ramesh Bhat, Sudha Belawadi, Kurigalu Prathap, Keerthiraj, Sathyajith, Siddaraj Kalyankar and others; Director: Sethu Sriram; Producer: K.Manju; Music: A.R Rehman; Editor: ... Read more...

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Issues with NCP will be resolved soon: Aiyar


July 21st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Exuding confidence that the problems with the Nationalist Congress Party would be resolved soon, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar Saturday said such differences of opinion ... Read more...

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Mohan Khan set to pay tribute to Mehdi Hassan (With Images)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Ustad Mohan Khan, a disciple of late Pakistani ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan, is organising a concert here Saturday as a tribute to his mentor."He is my ... Read more...

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‘Jhalak…’ not a cake walk for Isha


June 29th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Isha Sharvani's background as a trained dancer left many saying that her participation in "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5" is unfair given the non-dancers on the show. ... Read more...

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Writing my hobby, acting my passion: Zeishan Quadri


June 21st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) "Gangs of Wasseypur" marks Zeishan Quadri's debut as a writer and as an actor. He says he is relying on the crime-thriller to fetch ... Read more...

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Varuna launches VOW, says it’s for emerging jewellery designers


June 14th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Varuna D. Jani says there are no platforms for emerging jewellery designers in the country and, therefore, she has launched an initiative to educate, mentor ... Read more...

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Darsheel woos Madhuri, Priyanka (TV Snippets) (With image)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Darsheel Safary is already learning the nuances of wooing Bollywood ladies. Recently, the "Taare Zameen Par" child star serenaded Priyanka Chopra and Madhuri Dixit on ... Read more...

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Anand bids to be an all-time great (Profile)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India's chess legend Viswanathan Anand can lay claim to be one of the all-time greats in the sport after he won his fifth World Championship ... Read more...

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‘Russia can survive without Arshavin’


May 29th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Euro 2012 squad is more capable of adapting to the loss of key players than a decade ago, and could even survive the ... Read more...

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‘Implement UN convention against corruption’


April 25th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking him to implement the United Nations (UN) convention against corruption, to which ... Read more...

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Ram Charan Teja will let silence speak louder in ‘Zanjeer’


April 14th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Telugu star Ram Charan Teja is not fluent in Hindi, but that isn't likely to come in the way of his Bollywood debut project - ... Read more...

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Scientists tap baby brainpower for smarter computers


March 25th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) Researchers are tapping brainpower of babies, toddlers and pre-schooler's to nudge artificial intelligence (AI) into becoming smarter like humans. Computational models based on baby brainpower could ... Read more...

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Bhagavad Gita now in Polish language


March 25th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 25 (IANS) Even as Hindus fight a proposed ban on the Russian translation of the Bhagavad Gita, in Catholic-dominated Poland the sacred scipture has for the first time ... Read more...

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Sourav Ganguly captain-cum-mentor of Pune Warriors


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) Sahara Pune Warriors Thursday announced that former India captain Sourav Ganguly will be the captain-cum-mentor of the franchise for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Sonam to play JNU girl opposite Dhanush in new film


March 17th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor has landed the role of a Varanasi girl, who studies in the capital's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in "Raanjhanaa". She is cast opposite ... Read more...

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Big B busy composing music (Movie Snippets)


March 16th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is spending his free time composing music."I have been busy with yes, music. And once it starts it's a different world. Singing, ... Read more...

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Kashyap launches short film contest


February 1st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Ahead of the India release of the Oscar nominated silent French film "The Artist", filmmaker Anurag Kashyap along with Tanweer Films has launched a nationwide online ... Read more...

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It was difficult to change my sexy image: Neha Dhupia


December 14th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Former Miss India Neha Dhupia started her Bollywood career with bold films like "Julie" and "Sheesha", but later she moved to performance-based roles with "Mithya". ... Read more...

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Slum kids’ take on life through films, photos


November 13th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Showcasing photos and self-made short films on themes like friends, family and school, around 100 kids from slums and shelter homes from seven states in ... Read more...

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Students from Himachal school to visit NASA centres


November 13th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Nearly 60 students from a Himachal Pradesh school are scheduled to visit US space agency NASA's centres next month to study robotics and nuances involved ... Read more...

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Farhan’s date with Milkha Singh


November 12th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Playing the role of Milkha Singh in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", perfectionist actor Farhan Akhtar spent a few days with the legendary ... Read more...

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Prateik learns fire dance for ‘Issaq’


November 10th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Prateik seems to be preparing very hard for his role in "Issaq" -- he has learnt fire dance and parkour to play a Banarasi boy. After ... Read more...

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‘Puthra’ is ordinary fare (Kannada Movie Review)


October 16th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Puthra"; Cast: Diganth, Supreetha, Roopashri, Avinash, Sudha Belawadi, Sundar Raj and Tennis Krishna; Producer: Anthony Paul; Director: V. Umakanth; Camera: Ravi Suvarna; Music: Raja Ramesh; Rating: **"Puthra" is a remake ... Read more...

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Observing dad on sets helped: Rohit Dhawan


September 27th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Rohit Dhawan says his filmmaker father David Dhawan never taught him nuances of filmmaking, and he learnt the art by observing him on the sets."Watching ... Read more...

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‘Rang Rasiya’ release in November: Mehta (Movie Snippets)


September 15th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Ketan Mehta says his long-pending "Rang Rasiya" will hit the screens in Novemeber as he has found a distributor who is willing the release the ... Read more...

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Sarod, sitar, tabla, harmonium…in an Indian Army band!


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 2 (IANS) Do only trumpets, brass drums, cymbals and other percussion instruments come to mind when you think about an Indian Army band? Don't be surprised if the ... Read more...

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Work behind every Indian garment is unique: Filipino fashion blogger


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Filipino blogger Bryan Grey Yambao began tapping away at the keyboard from the age of 17 to express his views on global fashion and has ... Read more...

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Chandy, ministers at IIM to learn management mantra


August 18th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), Aug 18 (IANS) It was back to the classroom for Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and his 19 cabinet colleagues Thursday as they gathered at the Indian Institute ... Read more...

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Percussionist Acharya Kuzhur Narayana Marar dead


August 11th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 11 (IANS) Master percussionist Acharya Kuzhur Narayana Marar died here Thursday morning, family sources said. He was 91.Kuzhur died at a private hospital where he was undergoing treatment ... Read more...

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Fairies, history, romance race for space on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


July 7th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The weekend pile of books is a twisted maze of fairytales, history and romance. Chill out with one this week.1. Book: "The First Spring: The ... Read more...

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