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Portman to campaign for Obama


August 26th, 2012 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Actress Natalie Portman will campaign for US President Barack Obama during a rally in Las Vegas.The Oscar winner will join political heavyweights like Valerie ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank splits from beau


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank has parted ways with boyfriend John Campisi after dating each other for five years.A representative of actress reveals that the couple ... Read more...

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Halle Berry fine after injury


July 20th, 2012 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 20 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry who suffered a head injury after falling on the floor during a fight sequence for "The Hive" is fine now, says a ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren calls for more women directors


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Actress Helen Mirren urges that the film industry needs to have more female directors.The Oscar winner expressed her views after receiving the lifetime achievement award at ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank sues home-audio firm


May 15th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank has filed a lawsuit against a home-audio company for using her pictures without her permission.The actress filed the lawsuit in a ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican band taps Oscar winner to direct video


April 17th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rico's Calle 13 roped in Oscar-winning Argentine director Juan Jose Campanella for their latest music video, "La vuelta al mundo".Lead singer Rene "Residente" ... Read more...

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James Bond to open London Olympics


April 1st, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig has been invited by Queen Elizabeth to open the 2012 London Olympics as super spy James Bond.The highly anticipated sporting event is ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant against Russell Brand


March 16th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 16 (IANS) An arrest warrant has been issued against British comedian Russell Brand for grabbing a photographer's iPhone and hurling it at the glass and smashing the ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman returning to stage?


March 10th, 2012 - 8:16 am ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Oscar winner Nicole Kidman is reportedly planning to return back to stage.The 44-year-old is in early negotiations to take the leading role in Terence Rattigan's ... Read more...

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Kidman replaces Weisz in ‘Railway Man’


March 3rd, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Oscar winner Nicole Kidman has replaced Rachel Weisz in "The Railway Man" as Colin Firth's wife.Weisz was required to do additional shooting on "The Bourne ... Read more...

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Gooding Jr back on small screen


February 29th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) American actor Cuba Gooding Jr is returning to television with the new drama series "Guilty".The 44-year-old will play one of the leading roles in "Guilty", a ... 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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Obama felicitates Al Pacino


February 16th, 2012 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has presented an honour to acting legend Al Pacino for his contribution to American culture.Obama hailed the 71-year-old Oscar winner's "intensity" ... Read more...

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Jolie in tears at movie screening


February 16th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie ended up in tears following a standing ovation from the audience at a screening of her new movie "In The Land of ... Read more...

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‘Ekk Deewana Tha’ about thrills of first love (IANS Preview)


February 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) How is it like falling in love for the first time, is what actor Prateik is set explore in his new film "Ekk Deewana Tha", ... Read more...

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Megan Hilty & Katharine McPhee to star in NBC show ‘Smash’


February 11th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Megan Hilty and Katharine McPhee are all set to star in the NBC show Smash, which is all set to premiere at 9pm on Mondays. The ... Read more...

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Resul Pookutty to work on Tamil film ‘3′


January 19th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Oscar-winning sound engineer Resul Pokutty, who won the international honour for his work in "Slumdog Millionaire", has been roped in for megastar Rajinikanth's daughter ... Read more...

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Poorna eager to work with Aamir Khan again


January 14th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Poorna Jagannathan seems to be smitten by Aamir Khan. The actress says she would love to work with the "Delhi Belly" producer again, even ... Read more...

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Paltrow feels depression was good for her


January 13th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 13 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow admits that depression she went through following the death of her father and birth of her son was good as it helped ... Read more...

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At 68, De Niro a dad again


December 24th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Robert De Niro, 68, is a father again! The veteran actor and his wife have welcomed a baby girl born via a surrogate mother.The representative ... Read more...

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Crowe’s gruelling training for ‘Man of Steel’


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe is undergoing a gruelling training schedule for his role in the film "Man of Steel".The 47-year-old actor plays Superman's father, Jor-El, in ... Read more...

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Colin Firth immortalized in wax


December 15th, 2011 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) British actor Colin Firth has become the latest star to be immortalised in wax.The 51-year-old, dressed in a black tuxedo and bow tie, has been ... Read more...

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Swank’s fish to undergo fitness course


December 9th, 2011 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank is excited about taking her fish for an underwater agility course for their fitness.The Oscar winner admits she loves giving her pets ... Read more...

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Things you should know about ‘RA.One’


October 24th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Every one knows that "RA.One" is Shah Rukh Khan's most ambitious sci-fi superhero film that is coming out on Diwali Wednesday. Here are some ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway to star in Les Mis


October 19th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Variety magazine has reportedly that One Day star Anne Hathaway has been selected to join the cast for the movie Les Misérables. The French-setting movie is ... Read more...

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Chris Martin says that being married to Gwyneth Paltrow is like winning the lottery


October 17th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chris Martins believes getting married to actress Gwyneth Paltrow is like having the winning-ticket of a lottery. The Coldplay singer was speaking on the show CBS ... Read more...

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From slums to queen of suburbs, Rubina Ali goes places (With Image)


October 16th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Star-studded Mumbai suburb Bandra will soon have a new celebrity resident, Rubina Ali, one of the popular child actors in the multi-Oscar winner "Slumdog Millionaire", ... Read more...

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Around 700 people arrested for taking part in the Wall Street protests


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) About 700 protesters were arrested over the weekend following mass protests in the United States in solidarity with the protests in Wall Street. Protesters say they ... Read more...

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All forms of music coexist: Rahman


October 1st, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Many believe Bollywood songs have overshadowed other forms of music genres but music maestro A.R. Rahman completely disagrees. He believes all forms of music will always ... Read more...

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Gulzar misses his Mansur, the true patriot


September 24th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi's love for his country showed in 'the way he played cricket', says his friend and poet Gulzar, who used to address the ... Read more...

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Halle Berry breaks her foot in Spain


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Hailey Berry has reportedly broken her foot on a set in Spain. The Oscar-winning actress was in the middle of shooting her new movie Cloud Atlas ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz snaps at photographer


September 20th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Sarajevo, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Actress Penelope Cruz, who has been shooting her new film "Venuto al Mondo" in Sarajevo since last week, had sharp words for a photographer who took ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank adopts dog


September 6th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 6 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank has adopted a pet dog from an animal shelter.The Oscar winner took her boyfriend John Campisi's eight-year-old son Sam to the ... Read more...

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Underwood highest earning ‘American Idol’ contestant


July 24th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood has been named the highest earning "American Idol" contestant by Forbes magazine.The Grammy Award winner has beaten former contestants Kelly Clarkson, Oscar ... Read more...

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I’m bowled over by power of Bollywood: Cuba Gooding Jr


June 26th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 26 (IANS) The power of Indian films bowled over American actor Cuba Gooding Jr, who vibrantly displayed Bollywood dancing on the green carpet at the International Indian ... Read more...

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