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Songs are becoming like jingles: Prasoon Joshi (Interview)


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Songs are becoming more like advertising jingles, says ad-man and lyricist Prasoon Joshi who feels that he is dealing with a "very distracted generation" ... Read more...

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Playing Nehru in ‘… Milkha Bhaag’ huge responsibility: Dalip Tahil (Lead, correcting spelling of name)


June 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) After playing various character roles in Bollywood masala movies, Dalip Tahil will be seen as Jawaharlal Nehru in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Bhag Milkha Bhag". He says ... Read more...

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Playing Nehru in ‘… Milkha Bhaag’ huge responsibility: Dilip Tahil


June 21st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) After playing various character roles in Bollywood masala movies, Dalip Tahil will will be seen as Jawaharlal Nehru in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Bhag Milkha Bhag". He ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s young blood to rock IIFA in Singapore (Curtain Raiser)


June 6th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 6 (IANS) The Lion City is set to roll the green carpet for Indian cinestars. From bigwigs like Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Bipasha Basu as well ... Read more...

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More painful times ahead for Farhan!


April 13th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Essaying the role of an athlete is not easy. After undertaking a rigorous regime to get into the character of Milkha Singh, Farhan Akhtar will ... Read more...

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Milkha Singh to help Farhan recreate his life on screen


February 4th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's most ambitious project "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", starring Farhan Akhtar, is set to go floors this month and athlete Milkha Singh, who is the ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro attracts filmmakers for shooting, promotion


December 31st, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The Delhi Metro not just changed the way people commute in the city, but also gave Indian filmmakers a new spot to shoot and ... Read more...

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Farhan to grow beard for ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ (Movie Snippets)


December 10th, 2011 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Actor Farhan Akhtar, who is set to reprise the role of Milkha Singh in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", will start growing a ... Read more...

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Farhan’s date with Milkha Singh


November 12th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Playing the role of Milkha Singh in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", perfectionist actor Farhan Akhtar spent a few days with the legendary ... Read more...

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Bollywood trains arc lights on Delhi


August 21st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Forget the Swiss Alps or the Himalayas, it's the Indian capital that has become Bollywood's favourite shooting destination. Whether it's a farmhouse in Chhatarpur, ... Read more...

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There will never be another Shammi Kapoor: Yash Chopra


August 15th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra, who attended late actor Shammi Kapoor's funeral Monday, said there will never be anyone who can come even close to the ... Read more...

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NFDC to bring out home videos of Mani Kaul’s films


July 19th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) The National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) has decided to launch home videos of the priceless works of late director Mani Kaul.Kaul, who was a believer of ... Read more...

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Mehra to start shooting ‘Bhag Milkha Bhag’ soon


July 17th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says he is working on several scripts, but his next will the film on iconic Indian athlete Milkha Singh.Milkha Singh came ... Read more...

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UTV targets international TV networks, signs multiple deals


May 25th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) UTV Motion Pictures has inked overseas deal worth over $1 million, including a five-film deal with a leading media firm in Seoul for exclusive ... Read more...

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Bollywood documentary takes Cannes by storm


May 21st, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Bollywood documentary "The Greatest Love Story Ever Told" by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Shekhar Kapoor has taken Cannes by storm. Even before its screening in ... Read more...

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Bollywood feature film to be screened at Cannes


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Apr 23 (ANI): A Bollywood feature film showcasing India's unique film culture will be screened at the 64th Cannes Film Festival, its organizers have said.Bollywood is set to share the ... Read more...

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Working with ammi was bit scary: Soha Ali Khan


March 25th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Facing the camera with her mom was not an easy task for Soha Ali Khan who was "nervous" while shooting with Sharmila Tagore for the ... Read more...

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Abhishek proud to have worked with ‘Amar, Akbar, Anthony’


March 7th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan is happy and proud that he has been able to work with the "Amar Akbar Anthony" trio - Vinod Khanna, ... Read more...

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‘Teen Thay Bhai’ release postponed


March 1st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) The release of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's production venture "Teen Thay Bhai" has been delayed by two weeks. "The release date is now 15th April 2011, due to ... Read more...

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Will direct again, but not sure when: Gulzar (Film Snippets)


February 15th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Veteran lyricist and filmmaker Gulzar, who last wielded the megaphone in 1999 for "Hu Tu Tu", plans to return to direction but is not sure when."I have ... Read more...

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Ranjit Barot to perform at WEF gala in Davos


January 28th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Leading Indian percussionists Ranjit Barot and Sridar Parthasarathy will set the musical stage at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos with a special score, "India Inclusive", ... Read more...

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Bollywood shares National Award honours with Malayalam, Bengali cinema (Roundup)


September 15th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Bollywood triumphed at the 57th National Award by winning 15 awards, including the best actor prize that went to megastar Amitabh Bachchan for his performance as ... Read more...

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Exhibition on Anupam Kher a star-studded affair


September 8th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) An exhibition of paintings depicting the highs and lows of actor Anupam Kher saw the who's who of Bollywood turning up. The actor's new company was also ... Read more...

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Nanda Makes A Rare Public Appearance


February 20th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Nanda along with best friend Waheeda Rehman made a rare appearance on Tuesday for a screening of Ravi Jadhav's highly-acclaimed Marathi film Natarang at the Ketnav theatre ... Read more...

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Yesteryears actress Nanda makes rare appearance


February 20th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Reclusive yesteryears heroine Nanda made a rare public appearance along with close friend Waheeda Rehman at the screening of Ravi Jadhav's highly acclaimed Marathi ... Read more...

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Shreyas tickles funny bone at Srinagar


February 16th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Shreyas Talpade has flown to Srinagar despite the news of soldiers loosing their lives in an avalanche last week. On the contrary Shreyas has ... Read more...

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Starry turnout at Shreyas Talpade’s Birthday bash!


January 29th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The charming actor, Shreyas Talpade recently celebrated his birthday at Kino Cottage with the glitterati of Bollywood in attendance. The actor was hounded by media as the celebration was not just ... Read more...

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Rakeysh Mehra’s Mirza Sahiban Undergoes Change Of Cast


November 7th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaThe script for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's next film is almost done. "Actually it's a couple of scripts and I will choose from them," says the director.He admits he ... Read more...

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I’m not keen to act in Bollywood, says southern star Vikram (Interview)


August 27th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Aravindan D.I. Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) He is a superstar down south and has done over 40 movies. But actor Vikram, who is excited about playing a negative role in Mani ... Read more...

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Rajiv Menon’s film isn’t an exact remake of ‘Abhimaan’: Abhishek Bachchan


August 24th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan admits he is going to team up with wife Aishwarya Rai for Rajiv Menon's next project - a remake of the 1973 ... Read more...

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I re-shot parts of ‘Delhi 6′ for Venice film fest: director


August 8th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's most recent film "Delhi 6" didn't fare too well within India, so he went and re-shot some parts of it before submitting it for ... Read more...

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Abhishek Bachchan more blessed than parents: Rakeysh Mehra (Film Snippets)


May 3rd, 2009 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who directed Abhishek Bachchan for the first time in "Delhi-6", says he is a "pedigree" actor and is far more "blessed" than his ... Read more...

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Siddharth acted pricey with Aamir Khan?


April 22nd, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rang De Basanti debutante Siddharth is yet to have his second Hindi release since three years after the Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra super hit released. While his second signed Hindi film, Striker ... Read more...

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Rakeysh Mehra shares special friendship with Rahman (Film Snippets)


April 21st, 2009 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says he has found a special friend in Oscar-winning music maestro A.R. Rahman, who has created music for two of his movies. "Rahman and ... Read more...

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India’s film fraternity catches poll fever


April 10th, 2009 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Some are contesting and some are campaigning. But even those film stars who don't fall in either category are making their voice heard in ... Read more...

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