period drama

Jude Law’s bearded look scared his kids


September 11th, 2012 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Actor Jude Law's children were apprehensive about letting their father pick them up from school while he was sporting a messy haircut and bushy beard ... Read more...

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‘Gunday’ not love triangle


August 31st, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Ali Abbas Zafar is ready to wield the megaphone for his second directorial venture "Gunday" and says that the period drama, to be shot entirely in ... Read more...

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Shikha Swaroop doesn’t fear being typecast (With Images)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Shikha Swaroop, who rose to fame with popular costume drama "Chandrakanta", will now be seen as Kaikayee in a new version of the "Ramayana". The ... Read more...

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Ranbir excited to work with Kashyap brothers


July 14th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor is glad he is getting a chance to be directed by Anurag Kashyap in "Bombay Velvet", and by his younger brother Abhinav Kashyap ... Read more...

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Reach of Indian cinema huge: Bipasha


May 15th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Indian cinema has evolved and its reach is huge, says Bipasha Basu adding that the people love to see Indian actors perform and cheer for ... Read more...

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Tale of bravery impresses in period drama ‘Aravaan’ (Tamil Movie Review)


March 4th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Aravaan": Cast: Aathi, Pasupathi, Dhanshika; Director: Vasanthabalan; Producer; T. Siva; Storwriter: Su. Venkatesan and Vasanthabalan; Composer: Karthik; Cinematographer: Siddharth; Rating: ***Vasantabalan, who made a name for himself by sensitively handling ... Read more...

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TV series about KGB spies to be screened in US


December 18th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A period drama inspired by the true story of a US couple who were executed for espionage on behalf of the Soviet Union is being ... Read more...

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Mario Miranda was a quintessential Goan: Shyam Benegal


December 11th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Noted filmmaker Shyam Benegal was inspired by the legendary Goa-based cartoonist Mario Miranda -- who passed away Sunday morning -- into making "Trikal", a movie ... Read more...

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‘Mad Men’ best drama, ‘Modern Family’ best comedy at Emmys


September 19th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) American television series "Mad Men" won best drama while "Modern Family" bagged the trophy for best comedy series at the The 63rd annual Emmy awards.Set ... Read more...

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Creating Chandragupta Maurya’s empire - in just 21 days (With Images)


April 27th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Vadodara (Gujarat), April 27 (IANS) He was one of ancient India's greatest kings who ruled for over 20 years, but all it took to recreate Chandragupta Maurya's magnificent empire, replete ... Read more...

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Child actor got role in ‘Chandragupta Maurya’ by chance


April 13th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Vadodara, April 13 (IANS) Mumbai teenager Rushiraj Pawar could never have imagined that losing his way to his grandparents' house will actually turn out to be a blessing in ... Read more...

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Reese Witherspoon officially joins the ‘cougar’ clan


April 12th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): Reese Witherspoon has taken on a cougar role in the upcoming period drama 'Water for Elephants'.In her real life, the Oscar-winning actress just tied the knot with agent ... Read more...

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The uniqueness of being Vidya Balan


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) She took people back to the black and white era with her role in the period film "Parineeta". Then came her fashion faux pas ... Read more...

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Looking forward to the day when Salman gets married: Aamir


March 14th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, who turned 46 Monday, says he wants his friend and co-star Salman Khan to get married soon."I am looking forward to ... Read more...

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Sudhanshu Pandey to play prince in ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’ (With Images)


March 12th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Model-turned-actor Sudhanshu Pandey has landed himself the role of a foreign-returned prince in Zee TV's "Jhansi Ki Rani".Sudhanshu will essay the part of Yuvraj, ... Read more...

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Colin Firth bags ‘Actor Of The Year’ gong at London Critics’ Circle Film Awards


February 11th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Colin Firth has been honoured with 'Actor Of The Year' gong for 'The King's Speech' at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards.The period drama picked up three ... Read more...

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Colin Firth, Natalie Portman Walk Away With SAG Awards


February 1st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the most anticipated events of the awards season, the Screen Actors Guild Awards was held on Sunday night at Los Angeles' Shrine ... Read more...

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“The King’s Speech” Reigns At The Producers Guild Of America Awards


January 24th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The King still continues to rule. Yes with the recent bagging of the award for the best film at the 22nd annual Producers Guild of America ... Read more...

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Period Drama “Downton Abbey”, Debuts On PBS


January 10th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sunday seemed like yet another weekend, marked with the introduction of new shows on television. However, one of the most highly rated shows, amongst all those ... Read more...

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Enoch Thompson Would Face More Political Challenges In Season 2


December 6th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Boardwalk Empire", the popular HBO television period drama came to an end on Sunday night, after its 12th Episode. "A Return to Normalcy", as the episode ... Read more...

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Bollywood mourns Manish Acharya’s death


December 5th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) A day after 40-year-old actor-director-producer Manish Acharya of "Lion of Punjab Presents" fame passed away in Matheran in Maharashtra, Bollywood mourned his death, remembering him as a ... Read more...

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Abhishek, Surya And Obama: Who Will Win The Friday Fight?


November 30th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Apart from these two serious kinds of films, viewers will also have a choice to go for a laugh riot with Subhash Kapoor’s Phas Gaye Re Obama. It stars Neha Dhupia, ... Read more...

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Abhishek, Surya to fight it out with ‘…Obama’ this Friday (IANS Preview)


November 29th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan and Tamil superstar Surya will tug it off at the box office this Friday with their outings "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey" ... Read more...

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Brit minister says kids must see women’s rights film full of F-word fusillade


October 25th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Children should be allowed to see a film that contains 17 uses of the F-word as it has vital things to say about women's rights, says a Brit ... Read more...

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Will Aishwarya And Hrithik’s Matured Look In Guzaarish Work?


October 19th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan are such names, which are enough to create an interest among the audience to make a beeline to the theaters, ... Read more...

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Winslet Convinced Wood To Go Nude On TV


September 6th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Evan Rachel Wood the 22 year old actress is going nude for the upcoming TV series, thanks to the advice from Kate Winslet. The "Wrestler' star ... Read more...

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Brit beauty queen makes it big in Bollywood


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 23 (ANI): A British teenager has created quite a flurry in Bollywood these days.18-year-old Amy Jackson, a former winner of Miss Teen World, was discovered by director AL Vijay, who ... Read more...

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BBC period drama starring Sean Connery rediscovered


August 19th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): A long-lost BBC period drama, starring young Sean Connery, has been rediscovered 49 years after it was first shown.The drama, which aired on 3 November 1961, is to ... Read more...

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Actress Rachel Weisz In A New Avatar In ‘Agora’


July 24th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Rachel Weisz who is mainly known for her role in the "Mummy" movies and the multiple awards winning "The Constant Gardener" is all set to ... Read more...

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Prabhu Deva To Add Falvour In Urumi


July 24th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): National Film Award-winning Indian dancer Prabhu Deva, who is also known as actor, choreographer, and film director, is the newly added cast of the bilingual ... Read more...

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Genelia To Play Princess Of Portugal In Urumi


July 10th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Santosh Sivan of Tahaan fame is going to direct a period drama tentatively titled Urumi, which will be a bilingual movie in Malayalam and Tamil. ... Read more...

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Award-winning screenwriter Alan Plater dies after cancer battle


June 26th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): British screenwriter Alan Plater has passed away after losing his battle with cancer.Plater, who passed away on June 25 this year at the age of 75, has almost ... Read more...

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Joseph Fiennes, Bond girl Eva Green join ‘Camelot’


June 4th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Joseph Fiennes and Bond girl Eva Green have joined an epic new TV mini-series 'Camelot,' a fresh take on the classic King Arthur saga.Fiennes will star as the ... Read more...

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I had refused Miley Jab Hum Tum - Arjun Bijlani


May 18th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Choosing a show is always a gamble. At times, it's not your mind, but instincts that help you take the right decision.For Arjun Bijlani, destiny presented him ... Read more...

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Goa climbs charts as filming paradise


May 11th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma Panaji, May 11 (IANS) Goa's forts and churches, offering a mix of modern and old European architecture, as well as palm-covered beaches have often served as a backdrop for ... Read more...

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