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Rani’s ‘Aiyyaa’ character fan of Sridevi, Madhuri, Juhi


September 7th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Rani Mukerji's character in "Aiyyaa" takes inspiration from not one, or two but three actresses - Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla."My character is a huge ... Read more...

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Can’t work 30 days in a month, says Gaurav


September 4th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Gaurav Chopraa is popular on the small screen, but doesn't cash in on it by signing multiple projects. His mantra is to work at his ... Read more...

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Want to be successful mainstream actress: Sunny Leone (Interview)


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) After the success of "Jism 2", porn star and Bollywood newcomer Sunny Leone now aims to establish herself as one of the successful mainstream actresses ... Read more...

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Minister says price rise helps farmers, draws flak (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Monday stoked a controversy with his comment that he was "happy" with price rise as it was beneficial ... Read more...

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Minister says price rise beneficial for farmers, criticised


August 20th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Union Minister for Steel Beni Prasad Verma Monday stoked a controversy with his comment that price rise was beneficial for farmers. The opposition pounced ... Read more...

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Saif turns action hero in ‘Bullet Raja’


August 11th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) After delighting audiences with his youthful role in "Cocktail", actor Saif Ali Khan is set to try his action avatar for Tigmanshu Dhulia's new film "Bullet ... Read more...

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Tannishtha mastered Kutchi dialect, thanks to local teacher (With Image)


August 7th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who plays a Kutchi villager in Girish Malik's "Jal", had to undergo an intense workshop with the locals to pick their native accent.Instead ... Read more...

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Finally, ‘The Dirty Picture’ premieres on TV


August 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor's "The Dirty Picture", which was declared inappropriate by the information and broadcasting ministry for primetime TV viewing, is finally set for its small ... Read more...

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Flyover, showers mark start of London 2012 opening show


July 28th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony got off to a spectacular start here Friday, heralding what director Danny Boyle said would be a portrayal of ... Read more...

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Murphy wants roles in smaller films


July 25th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Irish actor Cillian Murphy wants to star in "smaller films" shot closer to his home here. The reason is his family life.The 36-year-old is known for ... Read more...

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Anushka replaces Prachi for brand endorsement (With Images)


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma has replaced Prachi Desai as the face of SOFY, a brand of sanitary napkins from Japan-based FMCG company Unicharm.Anushka has been ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway’s subway ride


July 20th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 20 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway travelled in a hot and crowded subway train here, but remained grounded.She was here Monday night for premiere of "The Dark...", ... Read more...

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Britain complains most about ‘The Woman In Black’


July 13th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe's movie "The Woman In Black" has been the most complained about movie in Britain this year.Censors at the British Board of Film ... Read more...

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Dara Singh shifted home, still on ventilator (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Critically ill actor-wrestler Dara Singh was shifted from hospital to his Juhu home late Wednesday as it was his family's wish that the 84-year-old actor ... Read more...

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Dara Singh critical, MRI shows damage to brain


July 11th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh's condition continues to be very critical. He is undergoing dialysis at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here and doctors say there has ... Read more...

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Dara Singh still ‘very critical’


July 10th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh, who is on life support system and undergoing dialysis, continued to battle for life Tuesday with doctors attending on him saying he was ... Read more...

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Dara Singh still critical, undergoes dialysis


July 9th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh continues to be very critical and is now undergoing dialysis, a doctor said here Monday.The 84-year-old was taken to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani ... Read more...

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Reel revenge saga leads to outrage in real life Wasseypur (With Image)


July 4th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Wasseypur (Jharkhand), July 4 (IANS) The critically acclaimed "Gangs of Wasseypur", a gritty celluloid saga of the coal mafia and blood thirsty vengeance, may have set the cash registers ringing, ... Read more...

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Big B praises ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ to the skies


June 24th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Impressed with the "stark" and "painfully real" portrayal of gang war in "Gangs of Wasseypur", Amitabh Bachchan feels that director Anurag Kashyup has allowed the ... Read more...

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Catherine Zeta-Jones to play Cleopatra


June 18th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones is planning to return to Broadway as Cleopatra in a new rock and roll musical.The 42-year-old is developing a stage ... Read more...

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A slice of today’s India, Dibakar’s ‘Shanghai’ must watch (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *** 1/2)


June 8th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shanghai"; Cast: Prosenjeet Chatterjee, Abhay Deol, Emraan Hashmi, Kalki Koechlin, Supriya Pathak and Farooque Shaikh; Director: Dibakar Banerjee; Rating: *** 1/2Watching "Shanghai" is revisiting your daily local newspaper, full of ... Read more...

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Depp loved scary movies as a kid


May 15th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp, famous for his dark and quirky portrayal in the "Pirates of Caribbean" series, says as a child he used to love ... Read more...

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‘Sustainable tourism way to go in northeast’


April 27th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Sustainable, niche and community-based tourism - and not that of the five-star or mass variety - is the way to go for realising the full ... Read more...

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‘Bheema Theeradhalli’ - far from true biopic (Kannada Movie Review)


April 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bheema Theeradhalli"; Cast: Vijay, Praneetha, Prajwal Poovaiah, Sharath Lohithashwa, Suchayeendra Prasad, Sreenivasa Murthy, Uncle Lokanath; Screenplay-Direction: Om Prakash Rao; Producer-Cameraman: Anaji Nagaraj; Dialogues: M.S. Ramesh; Music: Abhiman Roy; Rating: ... Read more...

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Sujoy Ghosh wants Vidya, Big B in next


April 4th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh, who is planning a sequel to "Kahaani", is first set to work on a project that he says will "definitely" have Amitabh ... Read more...

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Modern fame leads to rehab: Julia Roberts


March 28th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts is thankful that she entered showbiz in the 1980s as she finds modern fame leads one to rehab."What's new is that we live ... Read more...

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Rishi’s versatility bowls over Karan


March 25th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) After working with Rishi Kapoor in the "Agneepath" remake, filmmaker Karan Johar has teamed up with him again in "Student of the Year" (SOTY). ... Read more...

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‘Uttaran’ takes 18-year leap, Tina plays double role


March 20th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Popular show "Uttaran" is set to take an 18-year leap, with actress Tina Datta playing a double role as 35-plus Ichcha and her young daughter ... Read more...

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Lawrence’s confesses she short-sells herself


March 14th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) American actress Jennifer Lawrence admits she suffers from a strong sense of self-doubt and always fears each job will be her last.The Oscar nominated actress believes ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep turns saviour for Watts


March 1st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 1 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep is lending a helping hand to Naomi Watts, who will star in a biopic on the late Lady Diana, with some acting ... Read more...

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‘Ishq’ feel-good romantic film: Marks Nitin’s come back (Telugu Movie Review)


February 26th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Ishq"; Cast: Nitin, Nitya Menon, Ajay, Sindhu Tholani, Nagineedu and Ali; Producer: Vikram Gaud and Sudhakara Reddy; Screenplay-writer-Director: Vikram Kumar; Cinematographer: P.C. Sriram; Composer: Anoop Reubens-Arvind Shankar; Rating: ***Telugu actor ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wants Voila Davis to win Oscar


February 26th, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep, who has been nominated in the best actress category for the Oscars, says she want her friend Viola Davis to win the prestigious ... Read more...

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Why is Sacha Baron barred from the Oscar ceremony?


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angels, Feb 23 (IANS) Known for his portrayal of three unorthodox fictional characters -- Ali G, Borat, and BrĂ¼no, actor Sacha Baron Cohen has been barred from attending the ... Read more...

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Vidya played choosy before saying yes for ‘Kahaani’


February 16th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Vidya Balan, who has been on a success spree after her films "No One Killed Jessica" and "The Dirty Picture", took a lot of time ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Sakhuja is new Cadbury girl (With Images)


February 8th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Keeping in tune with its family bonding theme Cadbury has roped in TV actress Aishwarya Sakhuja as the face for its upcoming ad campaigns.Aishwarya, who is ... Read more...

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