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Charming, pure, ‘Barfi!’ a modern masterpiece (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


September 14th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Barfi"; Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana d'Cruz; Director: Anurag Basu; Rating: ****Silences seldom spoke so eloquently. It's been a while since we saw a film that set style ... Read more...

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SRK ‘ek kamre mein band’ a la ‘Bobby’


September 4th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 4 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is shooting in Kashmir's Gulmarg Town, spent Monday night in the same room where legendary Raj Kapoor filmed the famous ... Read more...

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SRK learnt life’s important lesson in Kashmir


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was shooting for Yash Chopra's untitled directorial project in Kashmir, has wrapped up his schedule and says he is taking ... Read more...

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Rishi Kapoor’s autobiography to release next year


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Actor Rishi Kapoor, who has been around for more than four decades, will release his autobiography in 2013.In the book, he will look back on his ... Read more...

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‘Barfi’ was like dumb charades for me, says Ranbir Kapoor


September 1st, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) With no dialogues for him in "Barfi", actor Ranbir Kapoor Friday said the film was like a game of dumb charades for him.He ... Read more...

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Rishi hopes Kapoor clan continues to entertain


August 27th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nathdwara (Rajasthan), Aug 27 (IANS) Four generations of Bollywood's popular Kapoor family have entertained Hindi movie buffs across decades, and Rishi, grandson of Prithviraj Kapoor, and son of Raj ... Read more...

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Blessed to be singer Mukesh’s grandson: Neil


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh remembered legendary singer and grandfather Mukesh on his birth anniversary Sunday and says he feels blessed to be his grandson."Today is my ... Read more...

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Shashi Kapoor undergoes cataract surgery


July 20th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor has undergone cataract surgery and is doing fine, a doctor said here Friday."He underwent cataract surgery. It was done at the Kokilaben ... Read more...

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Rajesh has got the rest he wanted (A tribute from friend and neighbour Salim Khan)


July 18th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
I could not control my emotions when I heard of Rajesh Khanna's sad and untimely demise today (Wednesday) afternoon. I remember way back in the early 1960s, my writing career and ... Read more...

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Website to celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema


July 12th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 12 (IANS) The National Film Archive of India, a unit of the union information and broadcasting ministry, will Friday launch a website to celebrate 100 years of Indian ... Read more...

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Mohit Suri blames talent hunt for ‘Aashiqui 2′ delay


July 7th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Mohit Suri was in search of new faces for "Aashiqui 2", but the idea turned out to be a disaster. He not only had to zero ... Read more...

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Ranbir assures ‘no disability’ in ‘Barfi’


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor is playing a deaf and mute boy while Priyanka will be seen as an autistic girl in the forthcoming film "Barfi", but Ranbir ... Read more...

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Row hits heritage plan for Dilip Kumar’s Pakistan house


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) The government's plan to turn the ancestral home of Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar in Pakistan's Peshawar city into a heritage site has come a cropper ... Read more...

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‘Ferrari..’ has its moments of fine sawaari (IANS Hindi Film Review)


June 16th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Ferrari Ki Sawaari"; Starring: Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani, Ritvik Sahore;Directed by: Rajesh Mapuskar; Rating:***This is "Lage Raho Munnabhai" without Munna, though there are plenty of low brow Bhais' ... Read more...

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Ranbir imitates Kareena! (IIFA Rocks diary)


June 9th, 2012 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor was in for a surprise when hosts Ayushmann Khurrana and Chitrangada Singh asked him to imitate his family members, including actress Kareena ... Read more...

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Technicians should get recognition, says Zoya (IIFA Diary)


June 8th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) No film is possible without technicians, says Zoya Akhtar who is sad about these behind-scene people not getting recognition for their work."I hope all my ... Read more...

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We won’t make ‘Awaara’ again: Randhir Kapoor


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Brothers Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor are strictly against remaking any of Bollywood legend Raj Kapoor's films. "We don't want to touch any of Raj Kapoor's ... Read more...

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Ranbir recalls sweet memories of grandpa Raj Kapoor


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor was all of six when his legendary grandfather, Bollywood actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor passed away in 1988. On the latter's 24th death anniversary Saturday, ... Read more...

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‘Teri Meri…’ pays tribute to 1960s movie legends


May 29th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays a struggling musician of the 1960s in his forthcoming film "Teri Meri Kahaani," says that portion is inspired by the ... Read more...

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Raj Kapoor’s ‘Awaara’ added to Time’s 100 greatest films


May 28th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Time magazine has included Raj Kapoor's 1951classic "Awaara" among 20 new entries added to its All-Time 100 list of the greatest films made since 1923, ... Read more...

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Kohli hooked on to love stories, prefers creating romantic sagas


May 27th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Romantic comedies may be the latest fad in B-town, but Kunal Kohli's heart lies in pure love stories. And the director says that the key ... Read more...

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Zohra Sehgal still child like: Amitabh


April 26th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Theatre doyenne Zohra Sehgal turns 100 Friday and Amitabh Bachchan has wished her good health. Big B says he knows her since he was ... Read more...

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Benegal, Madhuri bag Raj Kapoor awards


April 21st, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood veterans, director Shyam Benegal and actress Madhuri Dixit will receive this year's Raj Kapoor awards constituted by the Maharashtra government, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan announced ... Read more...

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Yesterday once more with Indian film fest in Russia


April 9th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) It'll be yesterday once more when 15 Bollywood movies including "3 Idiots", "Ishqiya" and "Fashion" are screened in Moscow and St. Petersburg at a film ... Read more...

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‘Housefull 2′ - too many characters crowd this comic caper (IANS Hindi Film Review)


April 7th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Housefull 2"; Starring: Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Ritesh Deshmukh, Shreyas Talpade, Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Asin, Jacquelin Fernandez, Zarine Khan, Mithun Chakraborty, Boman Irani, Johhny Lever; Directed by: Sajid ... Read more...

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Set your priorities right: Karisma


April 4th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Actress Karisma Kapoor, who had taken a break from films after marriage, says it is good to work provided you set your priorities right."I have taken ... Read more...

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My grandfather was biased towards Karisma: Kareena


March 28th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor, who Wednesday unveiled her grandfather Raj Kapoor's specially designed brass statue, said he was biased towards her elder sister Karisma Kapoor."My ... Read more...

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Walk of the Stars to begin with Kapoors


March 27th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The popular Kapoor family of Bollywood will be felicitated with tiles and two statues at the inauguration of UTV Stars' property Walk of the Stars ... Read more...

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Randhir, Rishi Kapoor created nostalgia: Riteish


March 24th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Riteish Deshmukh says he felt overwhelmed to work with veterans like Randhir and Rishi Kapoor, who shared insights about their personal and professional life on ... Read more...

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For family, I chose to do TV over movies: Karisma


March 18th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Karisma Kapoor stayed away from films after marriage and children because she wanted to focus on her family. But she says she continued doing ads ... Read more...

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Rajkrishna’s ham-handed approach mars ‘Oru Nadigayin Vakkumoolam ‘ (Tamil Movie Review)


February 12th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Oru Nadigayin Vakkumoolam"; Directo: Rajkrishna; Cast: Sonia Agarwal, Yogi Devaraj, Girija, Raj Kapoor, Manobala, Ganja Karuppu, Kovai Sarala and Nicole; Cinematographer: Naga Krishnan; Composer: Aadhish; Rating: Rating: * 1/2Journalist-turned-director Rajkrishna ... Read more...

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Superstars, wildlife and religion on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Unwind this weekend with a pile of meaningful books. Browse with IANS.1. "Bollywood's Top 20: Superstars of Indian Cinema"; Edited by Bhaichand Patel; Published ... Read more...

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Rishi Kapoor’s transformation amazing: Vaswani


January 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Actor-tuned-producer Vivek Vaswani is going ga ga over Rishi Kapoor's transformation from a sweet lover boy in "Bobby" to the ugliest pimp in "Agneepath" remake."Rishi ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor’s son dances to ‘Baar baar dekho’


January 12th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Shammi Kapoor's son Aditya Raj Kapoor is following his late father's footsteps…literally. He danced to his father's popular "Baar baar dekho" number from the film ... Read more...

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De Niro has ‘Bobby’ cushion in office?


December 28th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) If actor Uday Chopra is to be believed, Hollywood veteran Robert De Niro has a cushion with an imprint from popular Hindi film "Bobby", ... Read more...

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