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‘Chakravyuh’ deepens Abhay, Arjun’s understanding on Maoist issues


August 18th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Actors Abhay Deol and Arjun Rampal, who will be seen playing pivotal roles in Prakash Jha's "Chakravyuh", say they knew little about naxalites (Maoists) but the ... Read more...

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‘Raajneeti’ sequel is brilliant: Katrina


August 9th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif, who won critical acclaim for her role in the 2010 film "Raajneeti", is excited to be part of the movie's sequel. She ... Read more...

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‘Heroine’ not inspired by one person, says Bhandarkar


July 26th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) "Heroine" is not inspired by any one person, says director Madhur Bhandarkar, who is known for his realistic films like "Fashion" and "Page 3".The director ... Read more...

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Madhuri in disguise at Taj (Movie Snippet) (With Image)


July 8th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit has confessed she hid her face during her recent trip to the Taj Mahal."Here is me in disguise with the family ... Read more...

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Playing Nehru in ‘… Milkha Bhaag’ huge responsibility: Dalip Tahil (Lead, correcting spelling of name)


June 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) After playing various character roles in Bollywood masala movies, Dalip Tahil will be seen as Jawaharlal Nehru in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Bhag Milkha Bhag". He says ... Read more...

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Playing Nehru in ‘… Milkha Bhaag’ huge responsibility: Dilip Tahil


June 21st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) After playing various character roles in Bollywood masala movies, Dalip Tahil will will be seen as Jawaharlal Nehru in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Bhag Milkha Bhag". He ... Read more...

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Can’t wait to work with Madhuri again: Naseeruddin


June 18th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah says he cannot wait to work with Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit in Abhishek Chaubey's "Dedh Ishqiya"."Madhuri and I have worked together ... Read more...

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My film is not for kids, says Anurag Kashyap


June 6th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap is not worried about getting an 'A' (adult) certificate for his film "Gangs of Wasseypur", and says the film is not at ... Read more...

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‘The Best Exotic…’ takes gentle look at India: Lillete Dubey


May 20th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Lillete Dubey says that unlike "Slumdog Millionaire", director John Madden's "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" takes a gentle look at India."It's not like Slumdog ... Read more...

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Story can fail, innovative technique can never fail: RGV


May 16th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Director Ram Gopal Varma says that he shot his forthcoming thriller "Department", his most expensive film so far, by using a new technique and is ... Read more...

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Big B ‘frustrated’ with frequent stomach pain


April 20th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan may have returned to work after his two abdominal surgeries, but pain isn't leaving the megastar. The veteran suffered stomach pain again during ... Read more...

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Who’s likely to head to Cannes from B-Town?


April 7th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Cannes International Film Festival red carpet is not indifferent to Bollywood presence and this time again a number of celebrities, including Aishwarya Rai, ... Read more...

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Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta denied shield against arrest


March 5th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) A Mumbai sessions court Monday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of filmmaker Sanjay Gupta who was booked for sending out invites for his movie's event ... Read more...

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Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta booked for forgery


March 1st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) A case of cheating and forgery has been registered against filmmaker Sanjay Gupta for sending out invites on a letterhead resembling that of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Sab TV’s new show focuses on Indian value system


February 9th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Sab TV, known for making comedy shows, is now coming up with a new daily soap "I Love My India" which will show what happens ... Read more...

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After acting, its food business for Yash Sinha


January 30th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Television actor Yash Sinha, popular for his role as Vinay in "Bhagyavidhata", is a foodie and also enjoys cooking. Now he plans to turn his ... Read more...

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Shilpa goes gaga over ‘Agneepath’ (Movie Snippets)


January 29th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Karan Johar's "Agneepath" has opened to a record collection and it is not just commoners who are appreciating the movie. Actress Shilpa Shetty is impressed ... Read more...

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TV actor Abhinav Shukla prefers small roles over lead


January 10th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Television actor Abhinav Shukla, known for playing Dev in "Geet...Hui Sabse Parayi", is happy doing small, but pivotal roles because he wants some time for ... Read more...

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Eros to release ‘Agneepath’ globally


December 7th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Eros International Media Ltd has announced that it will release Dharma Productions' "Agneepath" in the international markets."'Agneepath' marks the first of the big ticket releases ... Read more...

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SAB’s ‘Chidiyaghar’ about human-animal connect


November 15th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) SAB TV is to air comedy show "Chidiyaghar" that the makers say will deal with the progression of human beings from animals and what separates ... Read more...

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Roberts’ ‘Snow White’ now titled ‘Mirror Mirror’


November 6th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts' upcoming movie, which was tentatively titled "Snow White", will be released as "Mirror Mirror".Directed by Tarsem Singh, "Mirror Mirror" will release Mar 16, ... Read more...

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Jalota sings Sufi-club song for ‘Tere Mere Phere’


September 18th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Ghazal and bhajan singer Anup Jalota has tried something different for "Tere Mere Phere" - for the first time he has crooned a sufi-club song for ... Read more...

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‘Michael’ to be premiered at Toronto fest, director nervous


September 5th, 2011 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Debutant director Ribhu Dasgupta, whose "Michael" is the only Hindi film selected for world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, says he feels honoured but ... Read more...

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My ‘Agneepath’ has little resemblance to original: Hrithik


August 30th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan, who plays the protagonist in filmmaker Karan Johar's tribute to his father Yash Johar's 1990 cult film "Agneepath" by the same name, ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ to release in two parts: Anurag Kashyap


August 20th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Filmaker Anurag Kashyap has revealed he is going to release his film "Gangs of Wasseypur" in two parts."'Gangs of Wasseypur' is coming in two parts. ... Read more...

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How will two months ban on ‘Aarakshan’ help, asks Big B


August 12th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The governments of three states have banned the screening of the film "Aarakshan" for two months and this has saddened Amitabh Bachchan, who is ... Read more...

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‘Aarkshan’ tries to tell a therapeutic story: Prakash Jha (Interview)


July 20th, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) National award-winning director Prakash Jha isn't sure whether his film "Aarakhsan" about caste-based reservations in educational institutions would be able to throw up any permanent ... Read more...

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No ‘Aarakshan’ preview for Scheduled Castes panel: Jha


July 16th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha is not ready to organise a special screening of "Aarakshan", his forthcoming film on caste-based reservations, for the National Commission for ... Read more...

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Jha ready to clear tribal panel’s doubts on ‘Aarakshan’


July 15th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha wants to have a discussion and dispel the doubts of the National Commission of Scheduled Castes (NCSC), which has sought to ... Read more...

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No ‘Aarakshan’ in Indian film industry: Amitabh


July 13th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is proud to see that there is no "Aarakshan" (reservation) in Indian film industry and he is certain that it sets the ... Read more...

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‘9 to 12′ an enjoyable suspense thriller (Kannada Movie Review)


July 3rd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "9 to 12"; Cast: Kishore Kumar, Nivedita, B.C. Patil, B.V. Radha, Mandeep Rai and Jayarama; Producer-Writer-Director: Ashok Patil; Cameraman: Niranjan Babu; Music Director: Karthik; Rating: ** 1/2NRI director Ashok Patil ... Read more...

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Film on Hitler to hit screens July 29 (With Images)


July 2nd, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) A film on Austrian-born German politician Adolf Hitler called "Dear Friend Hitler", which created controversy when actor Anupam Kher opted out of it, is ready ... Read more...

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‘West Is West’ producer disappointed with A certificate


June 4th, 2011 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) British producer Leslee Udwin is disappointed that her film "West Is West", a sequel to popular film "East Is East", has been given an A certificate ... Read more...

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Arshad Warsi finds sequels risky, but excited about ‘Ishqiya 2′


May 26th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Arshad Warsi has worked in a couple of movie sequels and finds them risky, but at the same time he is very excited about the ... Read more...

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It’s difficult to please dad: Nasser’s son


May 1st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Actor-musician Imaad Shah shares a friendly relationship with his father Naseeruddin Shah, a veteran actor, but says as a professional it's an uphill task to please ... Read more...

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