regional film

Theatre re-invented to celebrate Gulzar’s legacy (With Images)


June 20th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Theatre is continuously trying to re-invent itself, especially at a time when performances and live mediums are becoming rare and scarce, says noted writer-poet, lyricist ... Read more...

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National award winners on high after ceremony


May 4th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) "Excited", "proud" and "humbled" and even "amused" were the feelings the winners went through after being conferred the most prestigious film award of the ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza dubs for first Bengali film (With Image)


April 1st, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) While most Bollywood actresses have asked for voice artists to dub for their Bengali films, Dia Mirza chooses to be different. She has taken ... Read more...

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Tale of mother-son relationship adjudged best Manipuri film


March 8th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 8 (IANS) A strong message about the mother-son relationship against the backdrop of insurgency and drug-ravaged Manipur has been adjudged the best feature film in Manipuri, as well ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri actors don’t welcome change, says Ravi Kishan


December 28th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan, who has managed to get recognition in Bollywood, feels people in the Bhojpuri cinema are unwilling to expand their horizons and feel ... Read more...

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Big B may feature in Rajasthani movie


July 27th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) If all goes well, Amitabh Bachchan will soon be seen in a Rajasthani movie and the megastar admits he will have to make an ... Read more...

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‘Puttakkana Highway’ - honest and objective (Kannada Film Review)


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Puttakkan Highway"; Producer: Prakash Raj and Shylaja Nag; Screenplay-Direction: B. Suresha; Story: Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar; Music: Hamsalekha; Camera: H.M. Ramachandra; Cast: Shruthi, Prakash Raj, Veena Sundar, Achyuth Kumar, Mandya Ramesh, Neenasam ... Read more...

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Regional film festivals promote spirit of national integration: Ambika Soni


April 15th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15(ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Friday said that the endeavour of the Directorate of Film Festival in promoting non-mainstream, regional cinema, and in taking ... Read more...

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Nothing looks unconvincing in ‘Kanasemba Kudureyanneri’ (Kannada Film Review, Rating: ****1/2)


December 11th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Kanasemba Kudureyanneri"; Producer: Basanth Kumar Patil; Screenplay-Direction: Girish Kasaravalli; Camera: H.M. Ramachandra; Music: V. Manohar; Cast: Vaijnath Biraadar, Umashree, Sadashiva Brahmavar, Pavithra Lokesh, ShivaranjanInternationally acclaimed film director Girish Kasaravalli ... Read more...

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Vikram Kumar And Madhavan To Work Again!


October 18th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): They chilled our spines and stuck us in absolute horror in 'Yaavarum Nalam'. They are back again, this time to tickle our funny bones. Yes, director ... Read more...

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‘Aakrosh’ based on nationwide sensation; not a Hollywood remake


September 17th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Just like earlier efforts of Priyadarshan's which belonged to dramatic genre - 'Gardish' and 'Virasat' - even 'Aakrosh' seems like a promising affair if the promos ... Read more...

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Subrat Dutta Thinks That Hard work Always Pays Off


September 9th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Subrat Dutta has won a lot of accolades for his latest performance in "Antim Swash Sundor", but overall the film did not do that well. When ... Read more...

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I don’t want to lose grip on Tollywood: Rituparna Sengupta (Interview)


August 24th, 2010 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Bengali film superstar Rituparna Sengupta says she has worked hard to reach where she is and does not want to lose her position in the ... Read more...

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Kollywood Superstars’ Way To Bollywood


June 8th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood happens to be a dream destination for each and every personality of the regional film industry. Hindi cinema has always got the best global ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri Film goes to Cannes Film Festival


May 6th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 06, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bhojpuri films are now trying to get visibility on the international circuit. For the first time in the history of Bhojpuri Films, Jala Debh Duniya Tohra ... Read more...

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Sindhu Menon’s Wedding Goes Unnoticed By Media


April 29th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It's a real surprise that media channels seem to have rather ignored the wedding of South Indian actress Sindhu Menon, which was held last Saturday in ... Read more...

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Concessions for cancer patients, film technicians, journalists announced


February 24th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): Minister for Railways Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday proposed to enhance the concession to cancer patients upto 100 per cent in 3 AC and Sleeper Class.Ms. Mamata said ... Read more...

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Vimukthi to release this week


February 11th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Five times national award winner film, "Vimukhti', directed by P Seshadri will be releasing this week along with two other films.Winner of the best regional film, "Vimukthi's ... Read more...

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Padma Shri will help Saif evaluate his worth: Sharmila Tagore


February 6th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan getting a Padma Shri didn't go down too well with some critics and film buffs but his proud mother Sharmila Tagore ... Read more...

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Sharmila Tagore Proud Of Saif Getting Padmashree


February 6th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaFeb 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A leader of a factional political party feels Saif Ali Khan is a "tapori' and unworthy of getting a Padma Shri. ... Read more...

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Kannada director P. Sheshadri wins fifth National Award


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) P. Sheshadri, whose "Vimukthi" has bagged the National Award for best regional film, is the only Kannada film director to have won five awards for all ... Read more...

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Malayalam films fare poorly in 56th National Film Awards


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) The 56th edition of the National Film Awards announced Saturday did not have any Malayalam film in the main category, in sharp contrast to the 55th edition, which ... Read more...

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Percept aims for world cinema from India


September 15th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Having made critically acclaimed films like "Kanchivaram", production house Percept Picture Company (PPC) is aiming high - offering Indian cinema with global appeal."We want to ... Read more...

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Filmmaker Subhash Sagar dead


June 10th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood producer-distributor Subhash Sagar, eldest son of late Ramanand Sagar, died here after prolonged illness, a family source said. He was 72. He died at the Lilavati Hospital ... Read more...

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”Rang de Basanti” to be screened at SAARC film festival


March 8th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): Bollywood director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra''s ''Rang De Basanti'' will be screened at the ongoing SAARC Film Festival in Abu Dhabi. Another major attraction of the festival is ... Read more...

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Slumdog Millionaire dominates Richard Attenborough Film Awards


January 30th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire is certainly on an award-wining spree, for the film has now bagged four prizes at the Richard Attenborough Film awards.Directed by Danny Boyle, the ... Read more...

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Manoj Bajpai doing Telugu film, facing language problem


January 13th, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) It was an uphill task for the two-time National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpai to speak Telugu dialogues in his forthcoming film "Komarum Puli", but he says ... Read more...

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Culture shock for Malaika during Telugu item song shoot


September 17th, 2008 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Malaika Arora, who has done several hit item songs in Hindi films, recently shot her first Telugu dance number in Hyderabad and was in for a culture shock.The ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host conference on film making


September 12th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 12 (IANS) An interactive conference on film financing and film making in the Middle East - the first of its kind in the region - will be held here ... Read more...

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Eight cinematographic traditions meet at South Asia film fest


June 29th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Frederick Noronha Panaji, June 29 (IANS) Eight diverse countries, differing historical and political traditions, unmatched cinematographic backgrounds and over 45 films - mixed together, it is a treat for cine buffs at ... Read more...

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Only hard work pays in Bollywood: Neha Oberoi


April 25th, 2008 - 10:49 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Director Sanjay Gupta's niece and budding actress Neha Oberoi, who features in the upcoming film "Woodstock Villa", does not believe that having connections in Bollywood helps in ... Read more...

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Aishwarya highest paid Bollywood actress


March 18th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) With Aishwarya Rai carrying home a pay packet of Rs.40 million for her proposed stint as Rajnikant's leading lady in Shankar's "Robot", she has now ... Read more...

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Matt Damons The Bourne Ultimatum voted best pic by Brit public


February 28th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): After scooping three Oscars and two British Academy film awards, Matt Damon starrer "The Bourne Ultimatum has won the British public's vote for film of the year.Organized by ... Read more...

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