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‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro’ to re-release Oct 26 (With Image)


September 11th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Kundan Shah's 1983 cult film "Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro", a political satire, will be back in theatres Oct 26."PVR Director's Rare in association with NFDC ... Read more...

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I’m privileged to work in Bollywood: Madhurima


September 10th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Southern actress Madhurima, who is gearing up for the release of her second Bollywood film "Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal", considers herself lucky to work in the "national" ... Read more...

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Abhay happy with response to ‘Chakravyuh’ first look


August 20th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The first look of Prakash Jha's "Chakravyuh" is out and Abhay Deol, who plays a naxalite in it, is happy with the response."I am just excited. ... Read more...

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Abhay happy with response to ‘Chakravyuh’ first look


August 20th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The first look of Prakash Jha's "Chakravyuh" is out and Abhay Deol, who plays a naxalite in it, is happy with the response."I am just excited. ... Read more...

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I have met Naxalites, says Prakash Jha


August 18th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha, whose "Chakravyuh" revolves around Naxalite wars, says he has interacted with Naxalites and tried to showcase both sides of the issue through the ... Read more...

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Om Puri’s role in ‘Chakravyuh’ similar to Kobad Ghandy


August 11th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha's new movie "Chakravyuh", which explores the Maoist insurgency, will see Om Puri playing a character similar to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy. The veteran ... Read more...

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Being mom helped Juhi in ‘Krishna Aur Kans’


July 19th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Juhi Chawla has lent her voice for the character of Yashoda in animated film "Krishna Aur Kans". The actress says being a mother helped ... Read more...

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Filmdom needs more and more talent: Om Puri


July 8th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) National Award winning actor Om Puri feels that filmdom does not require any guiding force as people are involved in producing good cinema, but feels ... Read more...

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No direction plans for Suniel Shetty


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Actor Suniel Shetty, who plays a film director in his next release "Mere Dost Picture Abhi Baki Hai", says he has no plans to go ... Read more...

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Esha Gupta goes de-glam to play cop in ‘Chakravyuh’


May 9th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Esha Gupta, who sizzled on screen in her bold and glamorous role in "Jannat 2", will be seen in a deglamourised avatar in "Chakravyuh". The newcomer ... Read more...

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Anjana Sukhani in ‘Kamal Dhamaal Malamaal’ item song


April 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Actress Anjana Sukhani, last seen in the 2010 movie "Allah Ke Banday", will join the bandwagon of Bollywood beauties grooving to item numbers. She will shake ... Read more...

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Bollywood finally sets stage for theatre veterans


April 21st, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) For long they've played second fiddle to mainstream actors in films despite a strong theatre background. But the tables have turned for veterans like ... Read more...

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I don’t believe in favouritism: Priyadarshan


April 17th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Priyadarshan has worked with Paresh Rawal in most of his Hindi films, but he claims he doesn't believe in favouritism. In fact, he says he ... Read more...

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Shreyas gets nostalgic, says misses ‘chaddi buddies’


April 11th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Actor Shreyas Talpade, who was born and brought up in the city's Andehri suburb, got nostalgic while shooting there for Priyadarshan's "Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal" (KDM)."Shooting ... Read more...

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Usha Nadkarni to play ’sutradhar’


April 6th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) TV actress Usha Nadkarni, popular for playing a sweet-and-sour mother-in-law in "Pavitra Rishta", will now play a 'sutradhar' (narrator) for a weekend special of "Kairi ... Read more...

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Today’s television frivolous, lacks worthwhile content: Om Puri (Interview) (With Images)


March 27th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Om Puri returns to the small screen after over a decade as a 'sutradhar' or storyteller for new TV show "Chhal Sheh Aur Maat". But ... Read more...

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‘Char Din Ki Chandni’, full of loud slapstick humour (IANS Hindi Film Review)


March 10th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Chaar Din Ki Chandni"; Starring: Tusshar, Kulraj Randhawa, Om Puri, Anupam Kher;Directed by: Samir Karnik; Rating: ** 1/2Don't ask who's who, what's what, and why things happen here. ... Read more...

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‘Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya’ entertaining, earnest and enjoyable (IANS Movie Review)


February 24th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya": Cast: Riteish Deshmukh, Genelia D'Souza, Om Puri, Tinnu Anand, Smita Jaykar; Director: Mandeep Kumar; Rating: ** 1/2Some love stories are just so sweet, more so, ... Read more...

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‘No action against MP who tore Lokpal bill’


February 1st, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha has conceded that despite a provision in parliamentary rules, no action was taken against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Rajneeti Prasad, who ... Read more...

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‘Agneepath’ is brilliant in its brutality (IANS Hindi Film Review)


January 27th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Agneepath"; Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Om Puri; Written and Directed by Karan Malhotra; Rating: ****Long before the damsel in the den Katrina Kaif signs ... Read more...

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Twelve years on, ‘Agneepath’ returns in new avatar (IANS Preview)


January 24th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Vijay Dinanath Chauhan is back! The character, made popular by megastar Amitabh Bachchan in 1990 film "Agneepath", is making a comeback on the big ... Read more...

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Ramesh Sippy new NFDC chairperson


January 17th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Well-known filmmaker Ramesh Sippy has been appointed the new chairperson of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC)."Yes, Mr. Sippy has been appointed the new chairperson ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh’s ‘Don 2′ is a cool thriller (IANS Hindi Movie Review)


December 24th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Don 2: The King Is Back"; Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Boman Irani, Lara Dutta, Om Puri, Kunal Kapoor, Om Puri; Directed by Farhan Akhtar; Rating: ***The King ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh returns in villainous avatar in ‘Don 2′ (IANS Preview)


December 20th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) After enthralling the audience with his daredevilry superhero acts in "RA.One", superstar Shah Rukh Khan returns to the villainous streak with Farhan Akhtar's new ... Read more...

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It’s one of the greatest highs to play a villain: SRK


December 19th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, who played anti-hero in the beginning of his career, returns in a negative role in his forthcoming movie "Don 2: The King ... Read more...

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Will come soon, SRK assures Patna


December 16th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan is disappointed that he couldn't visit Patna for the promotional activity of his forthcoming film "Don 2: The King Is Back" ... Read more...

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‘Don 2′ team’s Patna visit cancelled, SRK upset


December 13th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan was upbeat about visiting Patna for the first time Tuesday to promote his upcoming film "Don 2: The King Is Back". ... Read more...

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‘Don 2′ is differently cool: SRK


December 12th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who began his "Don 2: The King Is Back" multi-city promotional tour Monday, is impressed with the final cut of ... Read more...

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4th Bengaluru film fest will pay tribute to Dev Anand


December 7th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 7 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFF), starting Dec 15, will pay tribute to actor, producer and director Dev Anand, who passed ... Read more...

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Two great traditions merge at 14th century fort (Theatre Review)


October 18th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) An iridescent orange glow casts eerie shadows on the 14th century ruins of Ferozeshah Kotla fort... Two armoured guards patrol the ramparts as the sound ... Read more...

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‘Andha Yug’ back at Ferozeshah Kotla after 48 years


October 10th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Forty-eight years after Ebrahim Alkazi staged "Andha Yug" at Ferozeshah Kotla, the classic play in verse has been re-interpreted by noted director Bhanu Bharti to ... Read more...

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Om Puri misses Jagjit Singh in an appointment in Patiala


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Om Puri is in a quandary. With his dear friend Jagjit Singh battling for his life, a very important date - Oct 13 - with their ... Read more...

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Give up your vindictive attitude, Hazare tells government


September 4th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 4 (IANS) Lashing out at the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Sunday said it should give up its "vindictive attitude".Referring to ... Read more...

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Hazare-government tensions can cause political turbulence again


September 4th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) As tensions between the Anna Hazare-led civil society and the government escalate, several political observers fear the developments can delay the much-awaited Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Team Anna faces MPs’ ire, notices to Kejriwal, Bhushan


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A day after Team Anna members launched a frontal attack on the government, accusing it playing "dirty tricks", Anna Hazare's key associates Prashant Bhushan ... Read more...

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