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Actress shows middle finger in ‘Dare You’ poster (With Image)


September 18th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The first poster of Deepak Tijori's new directorial "Dare You" is daring, with leading lady Alisha showing her middle finger and reinforcing the idea of ... Read more...

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Box office savours sweetness of Anurag Basu’s ‘Barfi!’


September 14th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) It is not a conventional subject, it is without the typical box- office success formula and the protagonist has no dialogues -- still Ranbir Kapoor ... Read more...

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A ‘badass’ Jovovich in ‘Resident Evil’


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Actress Milla Jovovich has described her character as a "badass" in W.S. Anderson's "Resident Evil".The 36-year-old, who plays protagonist Alice in the movie franchise based on ... Read more...

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I’m doing Telugu version of ‘Vicky Donor’: Madhura Sreedhar


September 13th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhura Sreedhar has confirmed that he's making the Telugu version of hit Hindi movie "Vicky Donor"."Yes, it's true that I'm doing a Telugu version ... Read more...

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Deepak Tijori finds new face for next directorial (With Image)


September 10th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Actor-turned-filmmaker Deepak Tijori has finally locked a fresh face, a girl named Alisha, for his new directorial "Dare You".The suspense thriller is being co-produced by ... Read more...

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‘Mannaru’ - a promising experience turned awry (Tamil Film Review)


September 8th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mannaru"; Cast: Appukutty, Thambi Ramiah and Mallika; Director: Jai Shankar; Rating: **Here's a reality check - having two national award recipients in a film doesn't attract audiences to the theatres. ... Read more...

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‘Srimannarayana’ is all style, no substance (Telugu Movie Review)


September 1st, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Srimannarayana"; Actors: Balakrishna, Isha Chawla and Parvati Melton; Director: Ravi Kumar Chavali; Rating: **Balakrishna is back with what he's best at doing - playing a never-aging hero, with two heroines ... Read more...

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‘I M 24′ - an internet rom-com worth a watch (IANS Movie Review)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "I M 24"; Actors: Rajat Kapoor, Ranvir Shorey, Neha Dhupia, Manjari Phadnis, Saurabh Shukla, Lilette Dubey, Vijay Raaz and Delnaaz Paul; Director: Saurabh Shukla; Rating: ***This team of intelligent ... Read more...

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‘Son of Sardaar’ doesn’t hurt anybody’s sentiments: Ajay


August 30th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Actor Ajay Devgn has come out in defence of his upcoming film "Son of Sardaar" saying that the content of the film projects the Sikh ... Read more...

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Will never act, write in same movie, again: Kalki


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Actress Kalki Koechlin, who donned the writer's hat for "That Girl In Yellow Boots" and even acted in it as the protagonist, vows never ... Read more...

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Bad boy Vidyut Jamvwal turns hero in his next (With Images)


August 17th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Vidyut Jamvwal's good looks, sculpted body and impressive performance as a villain in his first Hindi movie "Force" earned him brownie points. Set to play ... Read more...

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‘Gangs Of Wasseypur - Part 2′ - more fast-paced, furious violence (IANS Movie Review)


August 9th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Gangs Of Wasseypur - Part 2"; Actors: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi, Richa Chadda, Rajkumar Yadav, Zeishan Quadri; Director: Anurag Kashyap; Rating: ****If you try to count the numbers of ... Read more...

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Our society has double standards: Tannishtha


August 8th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who has worked in both Indian and international cinema, feels people have double standards when it comes to women."Our society and the ... Read more...

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Vatican rejects Bulgarian envoy for writing ‘homosexual act’


August 7th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Aug 6 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican rejected the candidacy of a Bulgarian diplomat to become the next ambassador of his country because he is the author of a best-selling ... Read more...

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TV is stepping stone to films, says actor Gautam Gulati (With Images)


August 5th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) He may be playing second lead in the popular TV show "Diya Aur Baati Hum" but Gautam Gulati is happy with his supporting role ... Read more...

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I’m never satisfied with my work: Imtiaz Ali


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Director Imtiaz Ali has made commercially successful films like "Jab We Met" and "Rockstar", but says he isn't satisfied with his body of work."I ... Read more...

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No competition from Sakshi, Ram: Sameer Kochhar (With Images)


August 1st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Sameer Kochar has walked into "Bade Achche Lagte Hain", which already has popular actors Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar in lead roles, and says he ... Read more...

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Mallika blames love for single status


July 30th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Actress Mallika Sherawat reveals she is single because she is searching for true love."Love is the most important thing for me. I haven't got married yet ... Read more...

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Shikha Swaroop returns to TV as Kaikayee (With Images)


July 30th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Shikha Swaroop, who mesmerised TV viewers as the protagonist in fantasy costume drama "Chandrakanta", is returning to the small screen after 12 years to ... Read more...

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No decision yet on ‘Eega’ Hindi 3-D version: Suresh Babu


July 24th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Telugu flick "Eega" producer Suresh Babu is yet to take a decision on making a Hindi version of the animation movie in 3-D."The tests are going ... Read more...

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Dara Singh’s brother-in-law to replace him in movie?


July 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Vikram Sandhu had approached Dara Singh to essay the role of the protagonist's father in his film "Dream". But after the veteran wrestler-actor's sudden demise, his ... Read more...

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Sridevi, Kareena to clash at box office; Balki unperturbed


July 6th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Sridevi's comeback film "English Vinglish" will clash with Kareena Kapoor's much talked about "Heroine" at the box office as both the films are coming out Sep ... Read more...

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Mohan Kapur to enter ‘Amrit Manthan’ as saviour


July 1st, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Bollywood and television actor Mohan Kapur is set to enter TV show "Amrit Manthan" as protagonist Nimrit's saviour. He will be seen as hotelier S.J. Oberoi ... Read more...

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Ryan Reynolds in ‘Highlander’ remake


June 29th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Actor Ryan Reynolds has been roped in to star in the remake of 1986 movie "Highlander".The Canadian star will play protagonist Scotsman Connor MacLeod in a ... Read more...

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Sanath Jayasuriya in “Na Bole Tum…’


June 27th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) After a reality show, Sri Lankan cricket legend Sanath Jayasuriya is set to enter a daily soap. He will be seen doing a cameo in ... Read more...

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‘Eega’ to be released in 3D in Hindi (With Images)


June 25th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Bilingual animation film "Eega", claimed to be southern cinema's most technologically superior movie, will be dubbed in Hindi, which will be converted into 3D version, says ... Read more...

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Aamir Dalvi replaces Dakssh Ajit Singh in ‘Chhal…’


June 21st, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Dakssh Ajit Singh quit "Chhal Sheh Aur Maat" just after one episode of the TV show, and actor Aamir Dalvi has now taken over the negative ... Read more...

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‘Chuck’ star joins ‘Dexter’


June 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Chuck“ actress Yvonne Strahovski will join the serial-killer drama “Dexter” for its seventh season. She will play the role of Hannah McKay in a multi-episode story ... Read more...

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Mira Nair finds India distributor for ‘… Fundamentalist’


June 6th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Mira Nair wasn't sure whether "The Reluctant Fundamentalist", on Islamic fundamentalism with a Pakistani protagonist, would get released in India. But she has now found ... Read more...

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TRPs blamed for social messages going awry on TV


May 25th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Just a few years ago, television producers found a new recipe to make successful shows - social messages garnished with melodrama and entertainment. The delicacy ... Read more...

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Very few shows complete 1,000 episodes: Smita on ‘Balika Vadhu’


May 13th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) The popular television show "Balika Vadhu" completes 1,000 episodes Monday and Smita Bansal, who plays protagonist Anandi's mother-in-law, says it's a rare feat and that she ... Read more...

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‘Dangerous Ishq’ heady mix of mythology and supernatural element (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *** 1/2)


May 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dangerous Ishq"; Cast: Karisma Kapoor, Jimmy Sheirgill, Rajniesh Duggal, Ravi Kissan, Divya Dutta; Director: Vikram Bhatt; Rating: *** 1/2Karisma Kapoor's grand-slam of a return to form (and shape) in ... Read more...

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‘The Lucky One’ - Mills & Boons for teens (IANS Movie Review)


May 5th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Lucky One"; Cast: Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner; Director: Scott Hicks; Rating: *1/2Melodrama and sentimentality in cinema are necessary in small proportions. However, it requires delicate handling. Those ... Read more...

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Martin Scorsese treats everyone as equal: Moretz


April 30th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 30 (IANS) She is just 15, but actress Chloe Grace Moretz says that director Martin Scorsese treated her as he treated other senior actors on the ... Read more...

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‘Hate Story’ - riveting, bold tale of woman’s revenge (IANS Movie Review)


April 20th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Hate Story"; Cast: Paoli Dam, Gulshan Devaiah, Nikhil Dwivedi; Director: Vivek Agnihotri; Rating: ***1/2Meet the newest avatar of Maa Kali! The fascist avenging woman has always been a favourite ... Read more...

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