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Now, New York Giants’ Lawrence Taylor hit by ‘The Blind Side’ curse


May 9th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 9 (ANI): Former New York Giants star Lawrence Taylor is the latest person hit by the curse of 'The Blind Side' - he has been accused of bedding ... Read more...

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‘The Hurt Locker’ sets records at 82nd Academy Awards (Roundup)


March 8th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) "The Hurt Locker" swept the 82nd Annual Academy Awards ceremony here winning six out of nine trophies, becoming the lowest grossing movie ever to win the ... Read more...

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Stars turn up for Oscars


March 8th, 2010 - 7:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 8 (DPA) A parade of the world's biggest movie stars were streaming into the Kodak Theatre Sunday in Los Angeles ahead of the 82nd Academy Awards. From James Cameron, ... Read more...

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Will India repeat Oscar glory at Grammy’s?


January 31st, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) With two nominations for composer A.R. Rahman and one each for sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and tabla veteran Zakir Hussain at the 52nd ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ author to be India’s diplomat in Osaka


July 15th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Vikas Swarup, whose book was turned into the Oscar-winning "Slumdog Millionaire", will be India's consul general in Osaka, Japan. On his first visit to India after ... Read more...

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Leave ‘Slumdog…’ kids alone, Danny Boyle tells media


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) British director Danny Boyle has requested the media to leave the young stars of "Slumdog Millionaire" alone as he feels constant attention is ruining their lives. Azharuddin Ismail, ... Read more...

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Naseer sees through the Hollywood hype.


March 14th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Naseeruddin Shah has been there and done, much before Indians went crazy about "Slumdog Millionaire' and the Oscar glory. He in fact runs it all down in his own smart way.The ... Read more...

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Loveleen’s going solo soon


March 14th, 2009 - 10:04 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Slumdog Millionaire's co-director Loveleen Tandan might not be getting as much coverage as director Danny Boyle, actors Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Dev Patel, Freida Pinto and the rest but the lady's ... Read more...

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Oscar team welcomed with cheers and tears of joy


February 26th, 2009 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) The Oscar winning team of "Slumdog Millionaire" was greeted with tears of joy, garlands and champagne at the airport here on its return from Los Angeles early Thursday. Sound ... Read more...

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Oscar could make India’s cleft-lipped kids smile


February 24th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Academy Award for "Smile Pinki" has brought into sharp focus the plight of children with cleft palates in India who live forever with emotional scars. But ... Read more...

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‘Jai Ho!’ say Indians on cyberspace


February 23rd, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Cyberspace is buzzing with the Oscars, and music maestro A.R. Rahman seems to be leading here too! Even as he is in Los Angeles attending the ceremony, ... Read more...

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Leaders shower praise on Rahman, Pookutty for Oscar glory (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) Composer A.R. Rahman and sound designer Resul Pookutty had made India proud with their three Oscars, President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday as ... Read more...

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Kerala village basks in Pookutty’s Oscar glory (Lead)


February 23rd, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Anchal (Kerala), Feb 23 (IANS) It seemed like all roads in Kerala led to Villakkupara village, the home of Resul Pookutty who Monday won the Oscar for sound mixing in the film ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ people’s favourite for Oscar


February 22nd, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" has been voted the film people would most like to win the Best Picture Oscar. The Mumbai-set drama has already won seven BAFTAs and ... Read more...

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Are Oscars worth the fuss?


February 20th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 20 (DPA) Stars careen from talk show to talk show, telling their funniest stories and hoping to appear at their charismatic best. Studios plaster the Los Angeles airwaves with advertisements, ... Read more...

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Unlikely yet inevitable: Can anyone beat ‘Slumdog’?


February 19th, 2009 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 19 (DPA) Besides the eternal Oscar quandary of what to wear, there was really only one important question on the minds of Hollywood's insiders this week: Can anyone bump ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley says shed “s**t herself” if she won an Oscar!


September 2nd, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 2 (ANI): While most actors dream of the moment when they achieve Oscar glory, Keira Knightley begs to differ the actress has claimed that she would "s**t herself" ... Read more...

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