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‘Lahore’ director to start sci-fi film next year


September 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan, known for his National Award-winning film "Lahore", is set to roll the cameras for his next project, a sci-fi themed film, ... Read more...

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‘Lahore’ director signs ‘Hulk’ cinematographer for sci-fi movie


December 12th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Still basking in the glory of two National Awards for his debut film "Lahore", filmmaker Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan has roped in "Hulk" cinematographer Frederick Elmes for ... Read more...

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National Award inspire us to do better, say winners


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Ecstatic, was the overwhelming feeling among the winners of the 57th National Awards and they said the prestigious honour has boosted their morale and inspired them ... Read more...

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MIAAC Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Film Festival at Preview Party on Oct. 1


September 26th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The 10th Annual Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council is being held in New York City from November 10th to 14th of 2010 and preparations for ... Read more...

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Life Express’s Special screening and Bash


September 17th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Life Express is small film but with a evocative and Considerable message. The film is based on surrogacy and Divya Dutta has played role of Surrogate ... Read more...

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Life express’s special screening and get to gather


September 17th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Life Express is small film with big massage film is based on surrogate mother and Divya Datta has one of the best role in this ... Read more...

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57th National Awards: ‘3 Idiots’ bags ‘Best Popular film’, Amitabh ‘Best Actor’ award


September 15th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.15 (ANI): Aamir Khan-starrer 'Three Idiots' was chosen as 'The Best Popular Film', as Amitabh Bachchan won 'The Best Actor' award for his role in 'Paa' and Malyalam film ... Read more...

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River Ganges turns turbulent with rains in Varanasi; rituals disrupted


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar DubeyVaranasi, Aug 2 (ANI): Following incessant rains in Varanasi, the water level of the River Ganges has risen causing making it difficult for devotees to offer prayers on the ... Read more...

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Court sentences Telgi to 7 years in jail


May 12th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A city court Wednesday sentenced fake stamp paper scam kingpin Abdul Karim Telgi to seven years' imprisonment in a proceeding held through video-conferencing. He was punished for entering ... Read more...

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‘Lahore’ director moves to sci-fi, historical films (Cinema Snippets)


April 25th, 2010 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Sill basking in the success of his cross-border sports film "Lahore", debutant director Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan is working on two magnum opus projects, including a ... Read more...

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Lahore to be remade in Hollywood


April 22nd, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Sanjay Puran Singh, who is riding high after the critical acclaim his debut film Lahore received, has one more reason to do so. He has ... Read more...

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Hollywood remake for ‘Lahore’, director not surprised


April 12th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan's debut "Lahore" has been sought by US studio Hollywood Gang for a remake and the director says he is "not surprised" considering ... Read more...

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I waited for a long time to get a film like Lahore because I did not want to make my debut as an actor with a run of the mill film - Aanaahad


March 26th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Aanaahad tells Jyothi Venkatesh that he does not minding confessing at the risk of sounding very ungrateful that he had actually used the theatre as a ... Read more...

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I Kept Benazir Bhutto in Mind When I set out to play the Character of Ida in Lahore — Shraddha Das


March 24th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Just after the release of Lahore, leading lady of the film Shraddha Das tells Jyothi Venkatesh that though she has no barriers as far as exposing ... Read more...

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Lahore is not a jingoistic film because i have not set out to addewss any issue as such- Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan


March 20th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Celebrating the release of his film Lahore, SANJAY PURAN SINGH CHAUHAN tells JYOTHI VENKATESH that though his film is a character driven subject and not hero- ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Lahore (2010)


March 19th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Lahore: An excellent effortRating: 3.5 out of 5*Starring: Introducing Aanaahad, Shraddha Das, Sushant Singh, Mukesh Rishi, Ashish Vidyarthi, Nafisa Ali and Farouque SheikhDirector: Sanjay Puran Singh ChauhanSometimes you go in for ... Read more...

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‘Lahore’ takes spirit of sportsmanship across the border (Hindi Film Review - Rating: ***)


March 18th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Lahore"; Cast: Aanaahad, Sushant Singh, Farooque Shaikh, Shraddha Das, Saurabh Shukla; Director: Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan; Rating: ***Combining sports and politics is not an easy thing to do. ... Read more...

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‘Lahore’, easing India-Pakistan ties through sports (IANS Preview)


March 15th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The "greatest bond" between two countries torn apart by politics and religion is sports, is what the upcoming film "Lahore" which deals with kickboxing and takes a ... Read more...

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MY APPROACH TO A ROLE AS AN ACTOR HAS UNDERGONE A DRAMATIC CHANGE IN TERMS OF PERCEPTION NOW THAT I AM ALSO A DIRECTOR ON MY OWN RIGHT- Saurabh Shukla


March 15th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
SAURABH SHUKLA tells JYOTHI VENKATESH that If he had said no to Danny Boyle when he offered him the role because he had felt that it was a small role, he ... Read more...

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‘Right Yaaa Wrong’ - is the right choice (IANS Film Review; Rating:***)


March 14th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Right Yaaa Wrong"; Starring: Sunny Deol, Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen-Sharma, Esha Koppikar; Director: Neerraj Pathak; Rating: ***Don't breathe. Don't dare even blink. And please forget that visit to ... Read more...

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Nirmal Pandey missed by Lahore team


March 4th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 4 2010, (Sampurn Wire): Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan's "Lahore' is all set to release on March 19, but there seems little celebration amongst the hardworking team of this film. The ... Read more...

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‘Lahore’ in India on March 19


February 27th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Gone are those days when the filmmakers would compromise with their subjects of interest just to please the temperament of their audience. The filmmaker Sanjay Puran Singh ... Read more...

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Farooq gives a sweet surprise to Saurabh Shukla


February 26th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Farooq Shaikh and Saurabh Shukla will be sharing screen space together for the first time in Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan's Lahore. But the kind of ... Read more...

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Bollywood mourns Nirmal Pandey


February 19th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The film fraternity is mourning Nirmal Pandey of "Bandit Queen" fame, who died of a heart attack Thursday. While superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he would ... Read more...

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After ‘Lahore’, mom is the word for Nafisa Ali (With Images)


February 19th, 2010 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) After playing a mother in "Lahore", a film that she feels will improve relations between India and Pakistan, social activist and actress Nafisa Ali ... Read more...

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Nirmal Pandey of ‘Bandit Queen’ fame dead


February 18th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Nirmal Pandey, known for his role of Vikram Mallah in "Bandit Queen", died Thursday morning following a massive heart attack. He was 48. He is survived by his wife ... Read more...

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IPL bid has made my film ‘Lahore’ a soft target: Director


January 25th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The snubbing of Paksitani players in the recent Indian Premier League (IPL) bid has not gone down well in the neighbouring nation whose people are now venting ... Read more...

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Warner Bros Pictures to release ‘Lahore’ on March 19


January 20th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) "Lahore", a compelling tale set against the backdrop of competitive sports in the international arena, will be released by Warner Bros Pictures India March 19. Produced by Sai Om ... Read more...

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Aakhri Munadi selected in Mumbai International Film Festival 2010


December 19th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Short film "Aakhri Munadi –The Last Announcement' has been selected for the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) 2010 under the film and video competition category. MIFF is scheduled from 3rd to ... Read more...

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One dies, 21 hurt in Bihar train mishap


October 8th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Khagaria (Bihar), Oct 8 (ANI): One person died and 21 others were injured when the Amritsar-Katihar-AmrapaIi Express derailed in Bihar's Khagaria district on Wednesday.The actual cause of the train mishap is unknown, ... Read more...

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One dead, 50 injured in Bihar train accident


October 8th, 2009 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 8 (IANS) A passenger was killed and at least 50 injured when the Amritsar-Katihar Amarpali Express express train derailed in Bihar, police said Thursday. The engine and seven bogies of ... Read more...

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‘Lahore’ to premiere at Salento film fest


September 1st, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Debut-director Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan's "Lahore", that has Nafisa Ali and Farouque Shaikh in important roles, will be premiered at Italy's Salento International Film Festival starting Sep ... Read more...

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All-women Bhangra team steals Punjabi show in US (With Images)


May 26th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Yuba City (California), May 26 (IANS) West embraced East here as thousands mingled, ate and danced at the annual Punjabi American Heritage Festival. Known as America's first Punjabi village, Yuba City in northern ... Read more...

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“Lahore” bags Jury award for best feature film at Houston


May 2nd, 2009 - 10:55 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan, who makes his directorial debut with "Lahore", now joins "the exalted ilk of filmmaking luminaries" such as Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ang Lee, Ridley Scots, Robert Rodriguez, ... Read more...

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Punjab is fast heading towards ecological disaster: Scholars


August 6th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Aug.6 (ANI): Adistinguished group of environmentalists, agriculturalists, social scientists, medical scientists, religious heads and academicians havewarned that Punjab is fast heading towards an ecological disaster. Participatingindaylong Bhagat Puran Singh Memorial ... Read more...

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