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Mukesh Bhatt new president of Producers Guild


September 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt has taken over from Ramesh Sippy as the president of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India here Monday. He says he ... Read more...

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Bhandarkar unhappy with bar on ‘A’ films on TV


August 28th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is disappointed with the censor board's decision to ban screening of adult films on television. He feels the producers will lose a ... Read more...

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Staff payments would lessen producers’ burden: Mukesh Bhatt


July 27th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Mukesh Bhatt, vice president of the Film and Producers Guild of India, says it was important to take the decision of staff payments by actors themselves ... Read more...

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Staff payments burden for smaller actors: Anupam Kher


July 25th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher is not too pleased with the news that all actors will now have to pay their staff from their own pocket. ... Read more...

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Actors to pay staff from own pockets, producers happy


July 24th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Film producers, who have been shelling out extra money to pay an actor's staff during shootings, can heave a sigh of relief. The Film and ... Read more...

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No strike now: Bollywood happy with tax exemption (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Producer Mukesh Bhatt is delighted with the government's decision to exempt the film industry from service tax. Filmmaker Goldie Behl termed it positive news.The film ... Read more...

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No strike now: Bollywood happy with tax exemption


March 16th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Producer Mukesh Bhatt is delighted with the government's decision to exempt the film industry from service tax. Filmmaker Goldie Behl termed it positive news.Post "the ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s Feb 23 strike called off


February 21st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Bollywood's planned strike Feb 23 to protest against the imposition of a service tax on the film industry has been called off after a meeting ... Read more...

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Awards galore for family, Shabana delighted


January 26th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi is delighted to see her family on an award-winning spree. While she has been conferred the prestigious Padma Bhushan, her step-children ... Read more...

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Ranbir, Vidya named best actors at Apsara Awards


January 26th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Vidya Balan picked the best actors' trophies at the star-studded seventh edition of Chevrolet Apsara Awards here Wednesday night for ... Read more...

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Farah Khan, Karan Johar to host Apsara Awards


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar and choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan will add chutzpah to the Chevrolet Apsara Awards as the hosts of the gala, to be held ... Read more...

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Vancouver bids to host IIFA in 2013


November 14th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Vancouver in Canada is in the running to host in 2013 the Bollywood extravaganza -- the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards.Christy Clark, ... Read more...

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Surinder Kapoor’s cremation Sunday


September 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Film producer Surinder Kapoor, father of Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor and director Boney Kapoor, will be cremated Sunday at the Vile Parle Hindu crematorium.The cremation will ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor’s father Surinder passes away


September 24th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Film producer Surinder Kapoor, father of Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, died Saturday of cardiac arrest. He was 84."I'm at Surinderji's house right now. He had gone ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee holds pre-Budget talks with film industry delegation


February 4th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee met the film industry delegation accompanied by Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni here on Friday as part of ... Read more...

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Indo-Americans laud historic signing of Hollywood-Bollywood ‘cooperation pact’


November 13th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 13 (ANI): Indo-Americans have applauded the reportedly historic cooperation pact signed between City of Los Angeles and Indian film producers at Paramount Studios in Hollywood (USA) on November 10.It ... Read more...

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Hollywood, Bollywood sign cooperation pact


November 11th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by BNO News
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. and Indian Hollywood and Bollywood filmmakers sealed a production, distribution, and commercial cooperation that is looking to further boost their film industries, the Motion Picture Association ... Read more...

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‘Once Upon…’ recommended for Panorama section of IFFI 2010


September 14th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Film and Television Producers Guild of India Ltd. has been entrusted by the Directorate of Film Festivals with the task of recommending 10 films for ... Read more...

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IFFI 2010: ‘Once Upon…’ recommended for panorama section


September 14th, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Ajay Devgn-Emraan Hashmi starrer underworld saga "Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai" has been recommended by the Film and Television Producers Guild of India for the ... Read more...

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Botswana lays out red carpet for Bollywood


June 19th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Botswana, a south African nation known for its wildlife and where Amitabh Bachchan and Ashwarya Rai are household names, is aggresively wooing the Indian film industry to ... Read more...

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Saregama strongly defends license deal on “Apni to Jaise Taise” and Sajid Nadiadwala


May 24th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Saregama India Limited (Saregama) has gone on record that Sajid Nadiadwala had followed the due legal process and had proceeded under authority of an appropriate license from ... Read more...

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‘Nadiadwala didn’t indulge in unethical business practice’


May 24th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Bosses at the music label Saregama have come out in defence of producer Sajid Nadiadwala, who has been accused of unethically using the song "Apni toh jaise ... Read more...

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Vipul Shah halts all publicity for Salman Khan


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) Is this a case of a Salman Khan overkill? Director Vipul Shah doesn't think so, but he has put a halt to all publicity involving ... Read more...

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Finally strike to over soon?


May 29th, 2009 - 1:13 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
On Wednesday May 27th night Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan attended the Producers Guild meeting along with the core members of the guild at Taj Lands End at Bandra Bandstand, ... Read more...

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Multiplex owners toughen stand on revenue sharing


March 24th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) The revenue sharing tussle over all forthcoming releases between film producers and distributors on one side and multiplex owners on the other seems set to continue. Multiplex ... Read more...

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Kambakkht Ishq and Kaminey’s release to get delayed?


March 21st, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A heart-breaking news for the fans of big ticket Bollywood films is that two of upcoming summer's biggest Bollywood releases – Kambakkht Ishq and Kaminey will be delayed. Akshay Kumar-Kareena Kapoor ... Read more...

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No new film releases in April, tussle continues on revenue share


March 6th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) All forthcoming releases will come to a stall April 4 onwards courtesy the ongoing tussle between the producers and the distributors on one side and the exhibitors ... Read more...

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India shines at Oscars with multiple awards (Afternoon Lead)


February 23rd, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles/Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) It was India's day at the Oscars with Indian music, Indian song and Indian colours sweeping the Academy Awards as composer A.R. Rahman, lyricist Gulzar and sound ... Read more...

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Will Rahman have his day with ‘Slumdog’ at the Oscars?


February 21st, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) British director Danny Boyle's hit film "Slumdog Millionaire" is the favourite to win the Oscar for best picture at Sunday night's annual Academy Awards, but would luck ... Read more...

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Studios suffer losses as cine workers continue strike


November 13th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The dispute between Bollywood's cine workers association and producers is taking its toll on studios - the owners are facing losses as the shooting of all serials has ... Read more...

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Germany wooing Bollywood, offers subsidy for co-production


November 3rd, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) In a recognition of the increasing popularity of Hindi movies and stars, a German delegation met Bollywood filmmakers here to persuade them to shoot movies in their country ... Read more...

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Striking Bollywood workers, producers to hold talks Friday


October 3rd, 2008 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) The strike by Bollywood technicians and workers can be called off Saturday if the producers' association agrees to their demands at a meeting Friday evening, the Federation of ... Read more...

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Bollywood titles must be registered with Copyright Board: expert


September 18th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Hindi film titles are always registered with film trade associations, but an advocate here who specialises in Bollywood cases says that registering with the Copyright Board is essential ... Read more...

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Soon, TV channels on your mobile


August 16th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Very soon, you will be able to watch a slew of TV channels on your GPRS-enabled mobile phone. Time Broadband Services Pvt. Ltd. (TBSL) announced Saturday it ... Read more...

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‘Most Assamese films copies of Bollywood’


July 17th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Critic-turned-filmmaker Altaf Mazid says condition of the Assam film industry is bad as most of the fimmakers prefer copying Hindi masala movies instead of doing original work. ... Read more...

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