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Focussing on quality films with right budget: Abhishek Bachchan (Interview)


July 25th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) It takes a good business sense for an actor to become a good producer. A perfect example is set by Abhishek Bachchan who believes in ... Read more...

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YRF goes international, launches company in Hollywood


November 23rd, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood's prestigious production house Yash Raj Films (YRF) is now ready to make inroads in the American film industry -- it has launched a new ... Read more...

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No celebrations, it’s exam time for Hansika (Tamil Movie Snippets)


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Nov 3 (IANS) Hansika Motwani, who gave an impressive performance in recently released "Velayudham", is not basking in the glory of the film's success. Instead, she is burning the ... Read more...

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Darsheel will always be my superhero: Aamir (With Images)


April 21st, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) After giving Darsheel Safary a dream launchpad with "Taare Zameen Par", actor-producer-director Aamir Khan has now praised and extended support to the child actor and ... Read more...

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Punjab to set up film city


February 12th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 12 (IANS) Giving a boost to the Punjabi film industry, the Punjab government has given its approval to set up a world-class film city in the neighbouring Mohali town. ... Read more...

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Remya Nambeesan Having Great Time Both In Kollywood And Mollywood!


January 8th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
South Indian actress Remya Nambeesan, who made her acting debut with Malayalam films in 1995 with Bhoomikkoru Charamageetham, is now having quite good offers from Tamil films too. Remya had ... Read more...

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South Actress Nimmi Admires Konkona Sen’s Role In Page 3


December 27th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): South Indian actress Nimmi, who has debuted in Kollywood as the second lead in the film Kandaen is a multi-talented young lady, who wants to explore and ... Read more...

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Want to make Dubai film hub too: Fest chairman


December 20th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 20 (IANS) The Dubai International Film Festival was a great platform for countries that do not produce too many films, to market Arab cinema and also make Dubai ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Dedicates ‘Teacher’s People Achiever Award’ To Her Dad


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
On Saturday, the 37-year-old actress was honored with this award at Hotel Taj Lands End and she instantly dedicated it to her dad as a birthday gift to him. Incidentally, it ... Read more...

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Pakistanis flock to see Bollywood movies this Eid


November 17th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) With biggies like "Dabangg", "Golmaal-3" and "Guzaarish" being screened and no new Urdu film being released, Indian movies were the big draw for Pakistani cineastes ... Read more...

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Aaranya Kaandam selected for SAIFF


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): SPB Charan has been striding with success all throughout his career. He started his career as a playback singer (son of veteran playback singer S.P. Balasubramaniam) and ... Read more...

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Toy sales stopped ‘Star Wars’ dark ending


August 16th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 16 (ANI): The budding toy-business has stopped George Lucas from ending his 'Star Wars' on a sad and dark note says the film's original producer, Gary Kurtz.Kurtz said that Lucas ... Read more...

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Raavanan To Release In The US


June 12th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mani Ratnam's long-awaited Tamil film Ravanaan, starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Vikram will be released in the US on June 18. Big Pictures will release ... Read more...

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Bengali Films Reach US


June 8th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Satyajit Ray was the man who took Bengali films to the International arena and earned appreciation both for his films as well as his country. ... Read more...

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North American Bengali bodies join hands to screen latest Bengali Films


June 6th, 2010 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 6 (IANS) Leading Bengali organisations in the United States have come together to screen the latest Bengali films across America starting with Aparna Sen's "The Japanese Wife".Four ... Read more...

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‘Chitra Varsha’ To Begin This Saturday


May 27th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A grand feast is about to start for Kannada film lovers. "Chitra Samooha' has now come up with a new idea to showcase the art of ... Read more...

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Girish Kasaravalli speaks at Shimoga


April 6th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Four times Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) winner, director Girish Kasaravalli received the best film award at the state level and for national honor at the 55th ... Read more...

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Film Awards instituted in the name of Vishnuvardhan, K.S. Aswath


April 5th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) The state government has instituted the Vishnuvardhan Life Time Achievement award to be given to those who have worked for the progress of the Kannada film industry, ... Read more...

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Rettaisuzhi’ as treat for Summer Vacation


March 30th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): One thing that makes director Shankar special as a producer is his ability to churn out quality films. Glimpse through his previous productions and you'll get the ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri industry goes high-tech


January 13th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
A Bhojpuri production house already in collaboration with an American production company called PUN Films has now entered Indian markets with a target to churn out high-quality Bhojpuri films.This Indo-US joint venture ... Read more...

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70 films to be screened at children’s cine festival


October 31st, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Seventy films will be screened during the 16th international children's film festival to be held here from Nov 14. Nandita Das, chairperson, Children's Film Society of India (CFSI) told ... Read more...

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Suchitra Sen film fest in her Bangladesh hometown


October 26th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 26 (IANS) A festival of films starring legendary actress Suchitra Sen is being hosted in her Pabna hometown, where a lawmaker has demanded that her ancestral home be preserved for ... Read more...

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I’m over and above box office today: Karan Johar


October 24th, 2009 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Never mind that his production house Dharma Productions has just delivered a big hit in "Wake Up Sid". Director-producer Karan Johar says he has matured ... Read more...

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Prakash Raj-Radha Mohan back in action with ‘Payanam’


September 18th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After prodigiously winning laurels for "Mozhi' and "Abhiyum Naanum', the duo combo Prakash Raja-Radha Mohan is ready to strike with "Payanam'. Aye! Prakash Raj, well known for churning out best quality ... Read more...

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Happy that southern films accepting digital format: Kamal Haasan


August 6th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) Tamil thespian Kamal Haasan has said he is delighted that the southern film industry is finally accepting new technology by welcoming the digital format. He was speaking at the ... Read more...

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Failure of Lollywood, driving Pakistanis towards Indian movies


August 3rd, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 3 (ANI): Almost every cinema hall in Pakistan including those located in Northern Lahore and the Walled City are known for displaying Punjabi movies, but now they have switched to ... Read more...

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Veteran Kannada film producer Lakshman dead


June 21st, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) Veteran Kannada film producer R. Lakshman, who received the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award, passed away Saturday night in Bangalore. He was 82. Lakshman leaves behind his wellknown ... Read more...

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“I respect Freida’s calibre as an actress” - Madhur Bhandarkar


June 4th, 2009 - 10:55 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Joginder TutejaIs 'Slumdog Millionaire' star Frida Pinto toying with an idea of working with Madhur Bhandarkar? If grapevine is to be believed, it is pretty much the case. Sounds surprising ... Read more...

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Prakash Raj to play LTTE chief Prabhakaran in new film


April 29th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 29 (IANS) Multilingual actor Prakash Raj says he has been offered the role of LTTE chief Vellupillai Prabhakaran in a Tamil film and that he will be doing it. ... Read more...

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Disney to distribute Anil Ambani-DreamWorks movies


February 11th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Walt Disney Studios will distribute movies that the Steven Spielberg-promoted DreamWorks Studios produces in partnership with Reliance Big Entertainment, part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. Under the terms ... Read more...

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Walt Disney, Dream Works strike Bollywood deal


February 11th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Walt Disney and Dream Works have joined forces for a long-term distribution deal, which aims at bringing Bollywood movies to the States.Though the deal has not been ... Read more...

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Reliance-DreamWorks films to be distributed by Walt Disney (Lead)


February 11th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Disney's agreement to enter into an exclusive long-term distribution arrangement with DreamWorks Studios was announced in Burbank, California Monday.Under the terms of this arrangement, Disney will handle distribution and marketing for about ... Read more...

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Walt Disney to distribute DreamWorks-Reliance films


February 11th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
The agreement to enter into an exclusive long-term distribution arrangement with DreamWorks Studios co-founder Steven Spielberg and CEO Stacey Snider was announced in Burbank, California Monday. Under the terms of this arrangement, Disney ... Read more...

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Soon, stretchy graphene electrodes that promise bendy displays


January 15th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): A new research could lead to the development of transparent and stretchy electrodes made from graphene, which could result in bendy displays. The research is being undertaken ... Read more...

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Goa’s filmmakers unhappy IFFI provides no forum for local cinema


November 17th, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 17 (IANS) Although the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) brings films from around the world to Goa, local filmmakers of the state feel left out from the extravaganza as ... Read more...

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