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Mahesh Bhupathi has fingers crossed for a daughter


December 13th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Lara Dutta is glowing these days. After all, she is expecting her first child with husband, ace tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi, who wishes ... Read more...

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Rahul Dholakia’s Next With Ravi Chopra


August 7th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After Lamhaa and the almost-completed social satire Society Rahul Dholakia is all set to direct a film for Ravi Chopra, again based on a "burning' ... Read more...

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Ravi Chopra ill


February 16th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Filmmaker Ravi Chopra isn't in the pink of health. He has been admitted to Breach Candy Hospital for lung infection. He is being visited by his ... Read more...

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MAX celebrates 40 years of BIG B with blockbuster lineup of films


September 25th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Ab Tak Bachchan" film festival on MAX from 5–17 October 8 pm onwards. This October, MAX celebrates Amitabh Bachchan's 40 glorious years in Bollywood. As a humble tribute to the living ... Read more...

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It is a task to match up to the standards of David Dhawan’s comedy -Lara Dutta


September 24th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A rare combination of beauty with brains Lara has come a long way from when she started her career in Bollywood. After exploring her acting skills in films she seems to ... Read more...

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Aashish Chowdhry lauded for THREE in a Private Screening!


September 1st, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Well it was his night and there was no taking it away from him! Aashish Chowdhry had the industry folks pouring down at Cinemax in Andheri on Monday night to show ... Read more...

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Warner Bros continues Bollywood journey with a 500 crore deal


July 20th, 2009 - 10:27 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hollywood's big studio Warner Bros made their Bollywood entry early this year with the super duper flop Chandni Chowk To China starring Akshay Kumar. But it seems the film's tanking hasn't deterred ... Read more...

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Juhi Chawla dons blonde look for ‘Luck By Chance’ (Film Snippets)


January 21st, 2009 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Juhi Chawla has coloured her hair blonde for her role in Zoya Akhtar's directorial debut "Luck By Chance".Juhi, last seen in Ravi Chopra's "Bhootnath", will play veteran ... Read more...

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B.R. Chopra cremated, Bollywood bids adieu to legendary director


November 5th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) B.R. Chopra, who died at the age of 94, was cremated here Wednesday evening and Bollywood veterans like Dilip Kumar, writer Salim Khan and filmmaker Ramesh Sippy were ... Read more...

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Legendary filmmaker B.R. Chopra dead (Lead)


November 5th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) Legendary filmmaker B.R. Chopra died here Wednesday after a prolonged illness. The winner of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award was 95.His son, producer-director Ravi Chopra, said he had lost ... Read more...

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Filmmaker B.R. Chopra dead


November 5th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) Legendary Filmmaker B.R. Chopra died here Wednesday following prolonged illness. He was 95 years old, a family source said.Chopra died at 8.15 a.m. at his residence in Juhu. ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan learns to drive, thanks to Vishal Bharadwaj (Bollywood Snippets)


October 26th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) After making sure Saif Ali Khan learnt the typical Uttar Pradesh dialect for "Omkara", filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj forced actress Vidya Balan to overcome her road phobia for ... Read more...

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Punjabi no barrier for ‘Heaven On Earth’: Deepa Mehta


September 25th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Indo-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta says there will be no barrier to her latest film "Heaven On Earth" because it is in Punjabi, as domestic violence has universal resonance ... Read more...

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Bollywood honchos resent Thackeray’s stand against Jaya


September 9th, 2008 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Bollywood filmmakers and actors Monday sharply reacted to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray’s comments against actor and MP Jaya Bachchan, with veteran Shyam Benegal saying it ... Read more...

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Rani Mukerji hates being called a Yash Raj heroine


September 3rd, 2008 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Rani Mukerji is upset about being branded as a resident Yash Raj Films heroine despite having done a large number of films with the banner."What exactly do people ... Read more...

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I refused to play Shantanu in Ekta’s ‘Mahabharat’: Mukesh Khanna


July 21st, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21(IANS) Mukesh Khanna, who played the role of Bhishma Pitamah in B.R. Chopra's "Mahabharat", says he was offered Shantanu's role in Ekta Kapoor's "Kahani Hamaaray Mahabharat Ki" but turned it ... Read more...

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TRPs have degraded quality of Indian TV soaps, serials: Experts


July 21st, 2008 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
By Devapriyo Bhattacharjee Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) The classic school of scriptwriting suggests that every story must have three basic parts - beginning, middle, and end - without which it is not complete. ... Read more...

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Auto-rickshaws from India join Popemobile fleet


July 5th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Two auto-rickshaws from India have joined the fleet of luxury Popmobiles that have been used by the Vatican to drive the Pope around to date.Piaggio, the ... Read more...

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Eat right to look good, says Govinda


July 3rd, 2008 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Looking good and staying fit is important in showbiz and comic actor Govinda, who made a comeback with "Partner", is currently working hard to get into shape ... Read more...

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Sharifuddin of ‘Jodhaa Akbar’ is now Ghazni of ‘Mission Istanbul’


June 29th, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Devapriyo Bhattacharjee Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Nikitin Dheer, who stood against Mughal emperor Akbar in Ashutosh Gowarikar's "Jodhaa Akbar", will be now seen upholding the mission of "Talibans" in Apoorva Lakhia's new ... Read more...

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‘Aamir’ director struggled to get Peggy Lee song for movie


June 16th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Debutant director Rajkumar Gupta says he had to struggle to get the rights of American pop singer Peggy Lee's song for his film "Aamir". "From ... Read more...

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He uses hunger, silence to save Ganga from dams


June 14th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) G.D. Agarwal, an environmentalist who has taken a vow of silence and is on a hunger strike in Uttarakhand to object to dams being built on the Ganga, ... Read more...

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Bollywood continues to back smoking on screen(May 31 is World No Tobacco Day)


May 31st, 2008 - 8:56 am ICT by admin
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Indian film fraternity is yet to be convinced about banning scenes showing tobacco consumption. Filmmakers continue to express concern over Health Minister Anbumani ... Read more...

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Ravi Chopra’s high expectations from ‘Bhoothnath’


May 8th, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by admin
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) After B.R. Films' "Baabul" (2006) proved to be a box office dud, producer Ravi Chopra has high expectations from Amitabh Bachchan starrer "Bhoothnath", a fun-filled ... Read more...

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After a long time I’m at peace: Govinda


April 13th, 2008 - 10:14 am ICT by admin
(Interview) By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Actor Govinda, who has made a comeback following several ups and downs in life, says he's "finally at peace". He has cleared off most of ... Read more...

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Lilette on cloud nine after Madrid honour


April 12th, 2008 - 9:18 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Talented actress Lilette Dubey, who walked away with the best actress award for her performance in "Bow Barracks Forever" at the Madrid International Film ... Read more...

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David Dhawan is back, set to roll out two films


April 4th, 2008 - 8:54 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) After an eight-month sabbatical, the irrepressible David Dhawan, who churned out hits like "Mujhse Shaadi Karogi" and "Biwi No. 1", is back in the swing ... Read more...

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Controversial roles lure Shaana Diaa


April 1st, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
By Shweta Thakur Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Shaana Diaa, who will be seen in filmmaker Ravi Chopra's forthcoming "Bhoothnath" which also has Amitabh Bachchan in a pivotal role, says that she wants to ... Read more...

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