regional films

Jharkhand to have film studio soon


September 12th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 12 (IANS) Jharkhand will soon have a film studio, Chief Minister Arjun Munda announced Wednesday."Very soon we will constitute a film development corporation as well as an outdoor ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri films needs encouragement: Big B


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is working free of cost in Bhojpuri film "Ganga Devi", says regional films need support and that is why he never ... Read more...

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Regional cinema doesn’t get media attention: Award-winning Punjabi director (With Images)


August 11th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) His realistic take on farmers in "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan" has done the global festival circuit and even won three National Awards. But Punjabi ... Read more...

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How much more tax, ask upset Bollywood actors


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) The government's decision to levy 12 percent service tax on film and TV actors has left many fuming. While veteran actress Hema Malini feels it ... Read more...

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Time to take Indian cinema to global audience: Shabana


June 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) The Indian film industry completes 100 years in 2013 and veteran actress Shabana Azmi says it's time to take it on to the global platform and ... Read more...

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Pakistan much like India, says Kailash Kher


April 19th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Kailash Kher got a chance to perform in Pakistan for the very first time and the singer-composer was overwhelmed by the kind of response he ... Read more...

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Mumbai film industry most hardworking: Sharat Saxena


March 19th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Well-known character actor Sharat Saxena, last seen in "Bodyguard" as Salman Khan's boss, says the Hindi film industry is the most hardwroking in a ... Read more...

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Regional talent wins top honours at 59th National film awards (Roundup)


March 7th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Regional actors and filmmakers swept the top honours, including best feature film, best direction and best actor titles, at the 59th National Film Awards ... Read more...

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IIFI 2011: Malayalam films dominate Indian panorama


October 18th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) After regional films grabbed the most National Awards this year, the Indian Panorama section of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be ... Read more...

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Look, who embarrasses Ranbir? (Movie Snippets)


October 5th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor shares a close and sweet relationship with mother Neetu Kapoor -- but she is also the one who embarrasses him the most!"Ranbir ... Read more...

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Awards for regional films an encouraging trend: President


September 9th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who gave away the 58th National Film Awards in the capital Friday, said it was an "encouraging trend" that regional films ... Read more...

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Actress gets letter for security guard interview


August 16th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 16 (IANS) Goa's state employment agency 'wants' a film actress doing her PhD and computer science graduates to appear for job interviews for security guards.Priyanka Bidaye, who has ... Read more...

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Lyricists on song: Bollywood’s unsung wordsmiths (First of a series by IANS on Bollywood’s behind-the-scenes people)


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) "Mera gora ang lai le", "Aap ki aankhon mein", "Dil toh bachcha hai ji"...these songs penned by Gulzar are remembered as much for their beautiful words ... Read more...

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It disturbs me to see filmmakers chasing crossover cinema: SRK


March 18th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan believes that the Indian movie industry is at its best times and says people should focus on globalising it instead of ... Read more...

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Smriti Irani: When I Am Unemployed, I Can Go Back To TV


December 10th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Apart from being in politics, Smriti is also concentrating in regional films. The actress has recently completed shooting for a Bengali film titled 'Amrita'. She is also venturing into Telegu films ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s popular ‘mommy’ Reema likes all her sons


November 28th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Bollywood's most sought after "mommy" Reema Lagoo is not tired of playing mother to top stars and said that she likes "all her sons equally".Reema, a ... Read more...

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‘Marathi viewers disenchanted by Bollywood’


November 25th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 25 (IANS) Audiences in Maharashtra are gradually turning to regional films as the hype generated by Bollywood rarely translates into good cinema, Marathi filmmaker Girish Kulkarni said Thursday."Bollywood raises expectations ... Read more...

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KBC loser wants to make film with Big B


November 10th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Prashant Batar was nobody until he won a whopping Rs.1 crore (Rs.10 million) on Kaun Banega Crorepati 2010 - and then lost it. Neverthless, he is ... Read more...

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‘The Japanese Wife’ To Be Screened At MIAAC 2010


October 21st, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The 10th edition of Annual Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council (MIAAC) Film Festival is starting on November 10 and will screen many Bollywood as well as other ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Nag Back In Kannada Films With Vigna


August 26th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The beautiful actress Aishwarya Nag, who has acted in several Kannada films in her initial days in the film industry, went ahead to try ... 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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As ‘Fear Factor’ host Priyanka has taken on a man’s job: Anjana Sukhani


August 19th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Anjana Sukhani, who participated in the first season of "Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi", heaps lavish praise on Priyanka Chopra - the host of third ... Read more...

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Buoyed By Success of Mel Karade Rabba, Jimmy Turns Producer


August 10th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Jimmy Sheirgill too has joined the bandwagon of actors who have turned producers in recent times. Buoyed by the super success of his Punjabi film Mel ... Read more...

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Chaya Singh Debuts In A Bengali Film


July 15th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Despite possessing the potential of performing challenging roles, Chaya Singh couldn't make it bigger in Kollywood for unknown reasons. She was often asked to repeat her ... Read more...

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Chinese Festival To Showcase Indian Movies


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): China has organized a month long event and an exhibition, where India will showcase their journey of cinema. This will be done to mark 60 years ... Read more...

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Month-long festival of Indian movies in China


June 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India will showcase in China a month-long event and an exhibition documenting the journey of its cinema to mark 60 years of diplomatic ties between the two ... Read more...

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Manisha Koirala Ties Knot Finally At 41 In Nepal


June 19th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nepal, June 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The feisty actress from Nepal's most well known political family Manisha Koirala who scorched the silver screen in the 1990s has tied the knot finally ... Read more...

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Ashok Kamle’s Krantiveer Rajguru receives a pat from Kiran Shantaram at the 4th Cinemax Annual Marathi Film Festival


May 1st, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 01, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Regional Cinema has grown leaps and bounds over the years. On the occasion of the closing ceremony of the 4thCinemax Annual Marathi Film Festival Mr. Ashok Kamle ... Read more...

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More regional films dubbed in Tamil


April 19th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):With Tamil Nadu, turning to be the successful hub for various regional films, many filmmakers and producers have started dubbing the films in Tamil now. It's worth mentioning ... Read more...

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“Varudu” Movie Recieves Rave Reviews


March 31st, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Telugu film "Varudu" was released all over the world on Tuesday, one of the few regional films to have received a worldwide release. The film ... Read more...

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National Award was totally unexpected: Priyanka Chopra (Interview)


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) At 4 a.m. in New York Saturday, the last thing Priyanka Chopra was expecting to hear was that she had won her first National ... Read more...

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Isha Koppikar weds in Mumbai


November 29th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.29 (ANI): After Shilpa Shetty's wedding made waves in the Bollywood circles, another actress Isha Koppikar tied nuptial knot with restaurateur Timmy Narang here on Sunday.The wedding was kept ... Read more...

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Bollywood actress Isha Koppikar weds in Mumbai


November 29th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.29 (ANI): After Shilpa Shetty's wedding made waves in the Bollywood circles, another actress Isha Koppikar tied nuptial knot with restaurateur Timmy Narang here on Sunday.The wedding was kept ... Read more...

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Regional Films Showcased at the 40th IFFI, Goa


November 27th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Maestro M S Sathyu, Shaji Karun, Rituparno Ghosh visit Goa to promote their films with key cast. Indian regional cinema is big! And perhaps, nowhere is it as evident as at ... Read more...

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Boutique media firm acquires SRK starrer ‘Dulha Mil Gaya’ rights


November 12th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Morpheus Media Ventures (MMV), a boutique media firm, has acquired half ownership rights to Shah Rukh Khan's forthcoming film "Dulha Mil Gaya". MMV has acquired 50 percent ... Read more...

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