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Daniel Day Lewis transforms into Abraham Lincoln


August 8th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Released photos by Entertainment Weekly show an uncanny resemblance of Daniel Day Lewis to the 16th president of the US - Abraham Lincoln. Daniel Lewis who ... Read more...

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Soon, a film on Satyajit Ray’s character Shonku


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Late filmmaker Satyajit Ray's son Sandip Ray said on his father's 92nd birth anniversary Wednesday that he will make a film on Professor Shonku, a ... Read more...

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YRF’s next not titled ‘London Ishq’


March 15th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Yash Raj Films (YRF) officials says that their next production, directed by head honcho Yash Chopra, is not titled "London Ishq", as has been ... Read more...

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Portman’s Oscars dress sells for $50,000


March 8th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 8 (IANS) The dress worn by actress Natalie Portman at the recent Academy Awards ceremony has fetched $50,000.The "Black Swan" actress sported the vintage 1954 Christian Dior ... Read more...

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Antony’s wife, Resul Pookutty enrol as advocates


March 4th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 4 (IANS) Elizabeth Antony, wife of Defence Minister A.K. Antony and Oscar award winner Resul Pookutty, were enrolled as advocates at a function here Sunday.A former bank official, ... Read more...

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Pakistani leaders laud first-ever Oscar winner


February 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday congratulated Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy on winning the first-ever Oscar award for Pakistan for ... Read more...

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Pakistani film wins Oscar for best documentary


February 27th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistani documentary film "Saving Face", which uncovers the story of hundreds of people, mostly women who become acid attack victims, was honoured with the Oscar ... Read more...

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Dharavi re-development set to take off


January 4th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday paved the way for a massive development of central Mumbai's Dharavi, Asia's largest slum, made famous by the Oscar Award winning ... Read more...

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Tablets, mobile phones are future of short films: Mike Pandey


November 26th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) Tablets and mobile phones are the future platforms of documentaries and short films, president of the Indian Documentary Producers' Association (IDPA) Mike Pandey said Saturday.The wildlife ... Read more...

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Freeman to receive lifetime achievement award


November 11th, 2011 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Oscar-award winning actor Morgan Freeman will receive the Cecil B. DeMille award for his contribution to entertainment at next year's Golden Globes.The 74-year-old, best known for ... Read more...

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‘Shakespeare In Love’ to become play


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) British playwright Tom Stoppard has teamed up with Disney studio bosses to adapt his Oscar-winning 1998 romantic comedy "Shakespeare in Love" script into a play.Stoppard, who ... Read more...

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‘RA.One’ superhero is a family man, says SRK


October 14th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 14 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his forthcoming mega-budget "RA.One" has world-class technology and that the sci-fi thirller is the first film that shows a superhero ... Read more...

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After Rahman, Yash Chopra signs Gulzar for his next


June 20th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) It seems Yash Chopra's next directorial venture is going to be a musical treat. After collaborating with music maestro A.R. Rahman, he has now roped ... Read more...

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Pookutty announces three scholarships for film students


June 17th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Oscar winner Resul Pookutty is providing three new scholarships to students from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) who are willing to carve ... Read more...

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I smoked weed before 1991 Oscar speech, reveals Whoopi Goldberg


March 25th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): Actress Whoopi Goldberg has revealed that when she took to the stage in 1991 to receive her Oscar award she was actually under the influence of drugs.The ... Read more...

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Shahid floored by ‘Black Swan’ (Movie Snippets)


March 8th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, a trained dancer, is in awe of the critically acclaimed film "Black Swan", which features Oscar winning actress Natalie Portman ... Read more...

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All gone in fire, grieves ‘Slumdog’ star Rubina Ali


March 5th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Grieving over the loss of her Oscar memorabilia, "Slumdog Millionaire" child actor Rubina Ali Saturday said she lost all her good memories to a slum ... Read more...

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Atwood wins best costume design Oscar for ‘Alice in Wonderland’


February 28th, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) American designer Colleen Atwood won the Oscar award for her costume designs in Tim Burton's "Alice In Wonderland" at the 83rd Academy Awards here.This is the third ... Read more...

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Chennai students win award for humanoid robot


February 15th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 15 (ANI) : A group of students from Chennai won the best innovation award for a humanoid robot during the recently held Spring Innovations Competition at Nanyang Technological University ... Read more...

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A.R. Rehman Is All Set To Create Magic


January 22nd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The music maestro A.R. Rahman, after storming cities like US and Canada is all set to mesmerize his fans in Singapore. This concert will be a part of the famous ... Read more...

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Berry doubts her movie role


January 19th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Oscar-award winning actress Halle Berry doubts she is the best to play Aretha Franklin in an upcoming biopic, despite being personally chosen by the legendary singer.Berry, 44, insists ... Read more...

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Helen Hunt won’t let daughter act


January 18th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Hollywood actress Helen Hunt refuses to let her six-year-old daughter become an actress despite being a former child star herself.Hunt, whose early roles included "The Mary Tyler Moore ... Read more...

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Rahman loses out on Globe Globe (Lead)


January 17th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 17 (IANS) Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman wasn't second time lucky. He lost out on the trophy for best original score-motion picture for Danny Boyle's "127 Hours" at ... Read more...

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Moviemaking about ideas, not equipment: James Cameron (Interview)


January 17th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) He is taking forward his penchant for the fighting spirit in his forthcoming 3D underwater thriller "Sanctum". But Hollywood producer James Cameron says filmmaking is ... Read more...

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Rahman loses out on Golden Globes to ‘The Social Network’


January 17th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 17 (IANS) Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman could not get second time lucky. He lost out on the trophy for the best original score - motion picture for ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank loves sale shopping


January 5th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Oscar-award winning actress Hilary Swank loves shopping in sales.The 36-year-old admits her background growing up in a trailer park has made a different to the way she ... Read more...

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Rahman to launch music video with Dido?


January 4th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Double Oscar-award winning Indian music composer A.R. Rahman has revealed that he's coming out with a music video. Speculations are rife that it's the visual representation ... Read more...

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Acclaimed actor Pete Postlethwaite dies at 64 due to cancer


January 4th, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by BNO News
SHROPSHIRE, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Acclaimed actor Pete Postlethwaite on Sunday died at 64 from cancer, the Guardian newspaper reported on Monday.Postlethwaite, who was described by the best actor in the world ... Read more...

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Berry cancels daughter’s meeting with Poitier


December 26th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Oscar-award winning actress Halle Berry was forced to postpone a meeting between her daughter Nahla and her acting hero Sidney Poitier after paparazzi ruined the special get-together. ... Read more...

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On ‘Mission: Impossible’, Anil Kapoor lives like ‘24′ at 51!


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) It doesn't get bigger and better for Anil Kapoor. Blessed with age defying genes, his career has gone seriously global at a time when ... Read more...

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Director Blake Edwards dies


December 17th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned director Blake Edwards has passed away. The “Pink Panther” and “Breakfast At Tiffany's” director died on Wednesday from complications from pneumonia. He was 88 years ... Read more...

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‘Jai ho’ Rahman at Golden Globe nominations again (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) It doesn't get bigger than this for A.R. Rahman. The double Oscar winning Indian composer has bagged a Golden Globe nomination for Danny Boyle's "127 Hours", ... Read more...

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Rahman gets Golden Globe nomination for ‘127 Hours’


December 14th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A.R. Rahman seems to have become a regular at big ticket international awards as the double Oscar-award winning Indian composer has bagged a Golden Globe nomination ... Read more...

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Jeff Bridges says marriages get better with time


December 13th, 2010 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Oscar-award winning actor Jeff Bridges says marriages get better with time.The 61-year-old has revealed he thought his union with Susan Geston, whom he married in 1977, would grow ... Read more...

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Near political campaigning needed for Oscar: Mira Nair


November 30th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) An Oscar award cannot be won with a campaign, nearly political in nature, noted filmmaker Mira Nair said Tuesday. She also said that the Academy Awards was ... Read more...

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