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Dowry suicides by sisters: A film explores why


October 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The best comedies always have a subtle streak of tragedy in them. Perhaps that's why director Kundan Shah, the man behind some of them, including ... Read more...

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Bob Christo played the quintessential Bollywood baddy (Obituary)


March 21st, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) You "hated" him but couldn't ignore him. Henchman, goon, fighter, gambler, bandit, hitman, gangster: Australian-born Bob Christo, who died Sunday, played all this and ... Read more...

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‘Action Replayy’ role is collage of 70s actresses: Aishwarya Rai (Interview)


November 7th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Aishwarya Rai, who plays a 'typical' girl of the 1970s in the retro comedy "Action Replayy", says she didn't try to imitate any particular actress, ... Read more...

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I’m glad I’m not offered bikini roles: Raima Sen (Interview)


September 15th, 2010 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Raima Sen, who has made a name for herself in the Bengali film industry as well as Bollywood with her offbeat roles, says she is ... Read more...

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John Abraham To Play 18th Century Warrior


August 21st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It promises to be the mother of all period films. John Abraham is all set to star in a lavish 18th century costume drama which would ... 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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I’m working on a Viking movie with Leonardo DiCaprio: Mel Gibson (Interview) (With Images)


June 17th, 2010 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) After directing acclaimed period films like "Braveheart" and "The Passion of the Christ", Hollywood heavyweight Mel Gibson confirms he will now wield the megaphone ... Read more...

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Selvaraghavan To Direct Period Film Starring Raana


May 27th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Selvaraghavan seems to be highly smitten by the period films as he is planning to start his next project on the same line.Actor Raana of ... Read more...

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Santoshi floats action movie to utilise Big B’s dates


May 5th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) After presenting Amitabh Bachchan as a cop in "Khakee", now Rajkumar Santoshi will present him as a vigilante in his next action drama, which ... Read more...

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Hayley Atwell Chosen To Be Captain America’s Lady Love


April 15th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The cast of Captain America is slowly being finalized. The last one to have been decided upon was the sidekick of the eponymous hero of the ... Read more...

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‘Veer’ is of a different genre: Salman Khan (Interview)


January 11th, 2010 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Salman Khan says period dramas usually give the impression that people in past eras never used to laugh, but promises that his new movie "Veer" will ... Read more...

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“A person who can bear Rakhi Sawant is a Veer in real terms”- says Salman Khan


January 9th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
He's bachelor, he's muscular and he indeed can dance saala...yes we are talking about none other than dashing Salman Khan who recently got two big hits namely Wanted and London Dreams ... Read more...

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Secret of James McAvoy ‘period’ success: being “pale and thin”


January 6th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): James McAvoy is convinced that he is offered roles in period films because he is "pale and thin"."People sometimes ask me why I get cast in so many ... Read more...

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Sushmita Sen puts aside here Rani Laxmibai project?


December 25th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It is learnt from our reliable sources that actress Sushmita Sen's ambitious plan of diversifying into film production has now come to a halt. The former Miss Universe had set out ... Read more...

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Shabina Khan has clothed all the who’s who of Bollywood.


April 10th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
She is the premium costume designer in Bollywood today. She has also designed the look for Sylvester Stallone and Brandon Routh in the upcoming film Kambakkht Ishq. States Shabina, "Film styling is ... Read more...

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Tamil cinema turning to period films again


March 21st, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
By Ayyappa Prasad Chennai, March 21 (IANS) The success of "Subramaniapuram" has enthused producer Kalpathi Aghoram to make another period film in Tamil titled "Irumbukkottai, Murattu Singam" (Steel fort, untamed lion) - ... Read more...

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Bhansali to co-produce Big B starrer ‘Chenab Gandhi’


February 12th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) RGP-Sa Re Ga Ma has clinched a deal with Sanjay Leela Bhansali to co-produce the Rs.350 million "Chenab Gandhi", which will have Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role. ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog’ art director wants to recreate seven wonders


January 25th, 2009 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) National Award winning art director Nitin Desai, who recreated the Taj Mahal for Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire", says he would some day love to erect the seven ... Read more...

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Ajay and I haven’t fallen out: Santoshi


June 20th, 2008 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Belying rumours of a fallout with Ajay Devgan, director Rajkumar Santoshi says he is all set to make another film with his favourite actor. Santoshi and Ajay collaborated ... Read more...

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