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Shikha Swaroop doesn’t fear being typecast (With Images)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Shikha Swaroop, who rose to fame with popular costume drama "Chandrakanta", will now be seen as Kaikayee in a new version of the "Ramayana". The ... Read more...

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Trinamool MLA clarifies ’short skirt’ remark, Mamata refuses comment (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday refused to comment on a statement made by actor and Trinamool Congress legislator Chiranjeet that short dresses worn ... Read more...

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Short skirts cause women harassment: Trinamool lawmaker


July 28th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Bengali actor and Trinamool Congress legislator Chiranjeet aka Dipak Chakraborty Saturday contended that short dresses worn by women were one of the main reasons behind the ... Read more...

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Indian animation industry ready to take off: Ketan Mehta (Interview)


July 28th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Indian animation industry is on a growth trajectory given not just the talent pool and lower costs but also the treasure trove of ... Read more...

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Debina my lady luck: Gurmeet Chowdhary (TV Snippets)


July 16th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Television actor Gurmeet Chowdhary has been earning rave reviews for his stint in dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" and credits actress-wife Debina Bannerjee ... Read more...

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Dara Singh among top five trends on Twitter


July 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh's demise has been the most talked about topic on Twitter Thursday and it featured among top five trends on the microblogging site.As ... Read more...

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Through YouTube, Indian envoy reaches out to Indonesians (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 12 (IANS) In his first outreach to the people of Indonesia, India's new ambassador Gurjit Singh has used YouTube to say that the two countries would contribute ... Read more...

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Indian envoy turns to YouTube, reaches out to Indonesians


June 12th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 12 (IANS) India's new ambassador Gurjit Singh used YouTube in his first outreach to the people of Indonesia to say that the two countries would contribute to ... Read more...

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Sugandha Garg tells quirky stories on her travel show (With Images)


May 6th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Actress Sugandha Garg, host of "It Happens Only in India", says that the travel show is unique as it took her to lesser known places ... Read more...

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Meant for private, national channels, Aamir’s show to make history


April 13th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) "Satyamev Jayate" is Aamir Khan's first television project and the star says that the reality show will create history by becoming the first ever programme ... Read more...

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‘Valmiki Ki Bandook’ upsets Valmiki Samaj


March 5th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Members of Haryana-based Valmiki Samaj have expressed resentment over the title of Jimmy Shergill-starrer "Valmiki Ki Bandook". However, the film's director Karan Butani says the ... Read more...

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Ritu Kumar to popularise hand-woven textiles


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) She is known for her ethnic Indian designs and now celebrated designer Ritu Kumar wants to popularise hand-woven textiles in vogue through her Panchvastra collection. ... Read more...

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Now hear mythological stories on your mobile


December 9th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) After bringing audio cinema to mobile handsets, UTV Interactive is now offering people the chance to hear Indian mythological stories on the move.The digital arm ... Read more...

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I’d like to do an item number in Hindi film: Debina Mookherjee


November 17th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Item songs are a rage and television actress Debina Mookherjee, who likes doing different things, is hooked on to it. After doing dance numbers in ... Read more...

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Don’t see space for myself in Bollywood: Tarsem Singh


November 11th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 11 (IANS) US-based Indian origin director Tarsem Singh, who has managed to carve out a niche with his visual artistry in films like "The Cell" and ... Read more...

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Thousands hit the roads as Durga Puja begins in Bengal


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 2 (IANS) Thousands of people decked in their best walked the streets of Kolkata shoulder to shoulder, visiting one marquee after another, as the Durga Puja festivities got ... Read more...

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On Lord Ram’s trail to Sabari Dham (Feature With Images)


August 6th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Saputara (Gujarat), Aug 6 (IANS) It is said to be the place where Lord Ram met Sabari, a tribal woman who had been praying to meet the valorous blue-hued god ... Read more...

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India looking East to build cultural bridges: Karan Singh (Interview)


July 10th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India is looking East to ramp up cultural contacts and strike new friendships in Asia on the strength of shared history, says Indian Council for ... Read more...

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Books for India’s young adults turn new page


March 5th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) After decades of publishing books for adults and children, publishers are now targeting the young adults segment, which is through with its quota of Enid ... Read more...

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Hollywood comes to Bollywood (To go with Hollywood talent manager hunts for Bollywood talent)


February 27th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Three new Hollywood films are set to be shot in India shortly as producers explore the Indian market with the help of an Indian American talent ... Read more...

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Nagarjuna to open film school, but no Bollywood please


February 19th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) He has over two decades in the film industry and more than 70 movies to his credit, but southern superstar Nagarjuna is in no mood ... Read more...

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Television actors Gurmeet, Debina tie knot


February 16th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Television couple Debina Banerjee and Gurmeet Choudhary who have been dating for the past more than four years took their relationship to the next level and tied the ... Read more...

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‘India lacks finances, design sensibility for animation films’


February 3rd, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Lack of finance, design sensibilities and original story ideas are stopping the Indian animation industry from attaining global standards, says filmmaker A.K. Madhavan whose animation movie "Alpha and ... Read more...

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Bollywood celebs to ring in Diwali with family, friends


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn and Karan Johar are all set to light up Diwali this Friday with loved ones.Here is what some ... Read more...

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Aishwarya dresses a hit among Malaysian Indians


November 1st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Klang (Malaysia), Nov 1 (IANS) Traditional dresses worn by Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai in the films "Raavan" and "Robot", which have been runaway hits here this year, are the flavour of ... Read more...

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Thousands gather to watch ‘Ram baraat’


October 5th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 5 (IANS) Thousands of people, including women and children, lined up along roadsides, on balconies and rooftops here Tuesday to catch a glimpse of the 'Ram baraat', a procession of ... Read more...

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Is disputed Ayodhya site the exact birthplace of Ram?


October 3rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Pramod Kumar New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Does the 1,500 square yard piece of land where the disputed Babri Masjid once stood support the mansion of Queen Kaushalya, the mother of Hindu ... Read more...

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CWG security takes shine out of Ramlila celebrations


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) No giant wheel rides, no food stalls. This year's Ramlila celebrations are set to be a quiet affair thanks to the stringent security arrangements in ... Read more...

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Bapu will direct Balakrishna


September 29th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The veteran director Bapu is well known in the Telugu film industry for his unique approach to film making. A source in the film industry recently revealed ... Read more...

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India’s rich cultural canvas forms an important part of global cultural heritage: President Patil


September 28th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Tuesday said India has a rich cultural canvas that forms an important part of the global cultural heritage.Conferring the prestigious Sangeet ... Read more...

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Raam Sethu Completes Shooting


September 27th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kannada film actor Dharma's upcoming movie Ram Sethu has completed the shooting recently. However, producer Smt Sridevi Ram Reddy of RJD Films preferred to keep it low ... Read more...

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Maya ties up with Warner Bros on Ramayana - the Epic


September 14th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Hollywood giant Warner Bros has picked up distribution rights of animated feature film Ramayana -The Epic, presented by the renowned filmmaker Ketan Mehta. Slated for release on ... Read more...

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Gurmeet: A Perfect Time Manager


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The chemistry of Gurmeet a.k.a Maan and Drashti Dhami a.k.a Geet of "Geet' had taken the show to the high TRP list and had proved as ... Read more...

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Justice Kapadia releases Moily’s ‘Shree Ramayana Mahanveshanam’


June 30th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): Chief Justice of India S H Kapadia released the 'Shree Ramayana Mahanveshanam', the great quest of Ramayana authored by Union Law and Justice Minister Dr M Veerappa ... Read more...

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‘I Am The Color Of Raavanan’ - Priyamani


June 24th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Manirathnam may not consider giving interviews to the Tamil media as his main concerns are always adhered to in Bollywood and Tollywood. But the actors ... Read more...

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