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Ashok Mehta was a pillar of strength: Aparna Sen


August 18th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Aparna Sen, who had worked with cinematographer Ashok Mehta in "36 Chowringhee Lane", "Paroma" and "Sati", is devastated after learning about his demise, as ... Read more...

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Roshan Seth back with ‘Ek Tha Tiger’


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Roshan Seth, known for playing Jawaharlal Nehru in Richard Attenborough's "Gandhi", will return to the big screen with Kabir Khan's "Ek Tha Tiger".The 70-year-old ... Read more...

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Debut directors impressed the most at National Awards: Hattangady


March 7th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Rohini Hattangady, the only Indian actress to have won the prestigious BAFTA award, says the new breed of directors are adept with the global appeal ... Read more...

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Tribals protest non-tribals getting award


October 16th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 16 (IANS) Tribal groups in Jharkhand are protesting against the award of the Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2011 to activists Binayak Sen and Bulu Imama.The Jharkhand Human ... Read more...

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Downey Jr. hasn’t got his due: Amitabh


July 18th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan rates Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr. as one the best in the industry, but feels "Chaplin" star has not got his ... Read more...

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Entrance to tunnel used for ‘The Great Escape’ revealed


January 19th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan. 19 (IANS) The unknown entrance to the George tunnel, believed to have been dug up by war prisoners of Nazi camp during World War-II, as part of the historical Great ... Read more...

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‘The Social Network’ named ‘Best Picture Of 2010′


December 14th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): 'The Social Network', a drama about the creation of Facebook and how it was brought to fruition, has been named the best picture of 2010 by the ... Read more...

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Kolkata gears up to salute Mother Teresa Thursday (Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Mass prayers, film festivals, cultural programmes, a special train and exhibitions will mark the birth centenary celebrations of Mother Teresa Thursday in Kolkata, the epicentre of the ... Read more...

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Kolkata prepraes to salute Mother Teresa


August 25th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Mass prayers, film festivals, cultural programmes and exhibitions will mark the birth centenary celebrations of Mother Teresa Thursday in Kolkata, the epicentre of the nun's work among the ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s Patriotic Films (To Comemmorate The 63rd Independence Day On August 15, 2010)


August 11th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): There seems to be a very thin line demarcating the war films, the historical films or even the patriotic films of the Hindi cinema, in ... Read more...

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‘ET’ voted ‘Greatest Film Of All Time’


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): 'ET', directed by Steven Spielberg, has been voted the 'Greatest Film Of All Time' in an online poll.The film that won four Oscars in 1983 but was beaten ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog..’ stars Rubina, Azhar to act in Hollywood movie


June 12th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai June 12 (IANS) Nearly two years after "Slumdog Millionaire" created history at the Oscars, child actors from a Mumbai slum Azharuddin Mohammed Shaikh and Rubina Ali Qureshi have been signed ... Read more...

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Airman involved in World War-II prison escape bid dead


June 8th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 8 (IANS) The last of a group of airmen who were involved in the greatest ever escape bid from a German prison in World War II - immortalised ... Read more...

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Spielberg teams up with ‘Jurassic Park’ kid


March 13th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) American director Steven Spielberg has cast "Jurassic Park" child star Joe Mazzello in his new World War II mini-series "The Pacific". Mazzello was just nine when he was ... Read more...

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Prince William unveiled as BAFTA’s new president


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Prince William has been unveiled as BAFTA's new president, 50 years after his grandfather Prince Philip had the same role.William, 27, succeeds legendary director Lord Richard Attenborough, ... Read more...

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Britain’s Carey Mulligan wins best actress at BAFTA (Lead)


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (DPA) Britain's up-and-coming star Carey Mulligan won the best actress category at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) Sunday in London, where Kathryn Bigelow scooped up the best ... Read more...

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Bhanu Athaiya encapsulates journey of dreams in book


February 20th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Acclaimed designer Bhanu Athaiya, the first Indian to win an Oscar for designing costumes for the film "Gandhi", has released a book on her journey in ... Read more...

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Remarkable ‘The Great Escape’ drawing resurfaces


February 5th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 5 (ANI): Sixty-seven years after the biggest escape of World War II, a remarkable drawing depicting British PoWs digging the tunnel immortalised in the film 'The Great Escape' has surfaced. ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s childhood would make for great film, says great grandson


January 17th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) There have been films on Mahatma Gandhi's freedom struggle, his values, beliefs and even one on how he fared as a father to his son, ... Read more...

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Paresh Mokashi Takes Harishchandrachi Factory To The Oscars


December 19th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaLast month, while Paresh Mokashi was in the US to check out his film's "Harishchandrachi Factory' prospect at the Oscars, he got a chance to screen the quirky bio-pic ... Read more...

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I’m lining up a star cast for Indira biopic: filmmaker Krishna Shah


December 1st, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Amid speculation over whether Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit will accept his offer to play the lead role, Indian-origin filmmaker Krishna Shah has said he is in talks with ... Read more...

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“Direction is a difficult job”- Sir Ben Kingsley


December 1st, 2009 - 3:19 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
SIR BEN KINGSLEY TELLS JYOTHI VENKATESH THAT HE DOES NOT FIND DIRECTION HIS CUP OF TEAKrishna Bhanji, who is known all over the world as actor Sir Ben Kingsley, who has ... Read more...

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‘SBK’ arrival triggers rumours of SRK sighting in Goa!


November 30th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Don't believe in rumours - it is wisely said. Hours before Sir Ben Kingsley was to arrive in Panaji for the 40th edition of the International Film ... Read more...

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Ben Kingsley’s wife might team up with Aishwarya Rai in ‘Taj’


November 30th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai might be pitted against Ben Kingsley's wife Daniela Lavender in his dream project "Taj", a film about Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his quest ... Read more...

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Ben Kingsley to raise money for dream film ‘Taj’ in India


November 29th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Veteran actor Ben Kingsley, who won accolades across the world with his performance as Mahatma Gandhi in Richard Attenborough's "Gandhi", is in Goa to raise money for ... Read more...

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Ben Kingsley to be guest of honour at IFFI


November 4th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 3 (IANS) Noted British actor and Academy award winner Sir Ben Kingsley will be the guest of honour at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which will be ... Read more...

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Liquor and non-veg fare at Gandhi Restaurants in U.K.!


October 25th, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Cynthia ChandranLondon, Oct.25 (ANI): Even as it's been almost six decades when Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated, the western world is making the most of his name, as his name is ... Read more...

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Star-cast of ‘Mohandas’ visits Rajghat


August 28th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 28 (ANI): The star cast of the upcoming Bollywood film 'Mohandas' visited Rajghat, the memorial of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi here on Friday.The movie is the directorial debut ... Read more...

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Shahjahan on top of the moon


May 26th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Filmmaker Shahjahan is feeling right now on the top of the moon. His film, Karma Crime Passion and Reincarnation which was well appreciated and had won several awards at Marbella International ... Read more...

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Richard Attenborough downplays ill health reports


May 16th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Lord Richard Attenborough has slammed reports of his ill health, insisting that he has no plans to quit acting in the near future.The 85-year-old Oscar winner is staying ... Read more...

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India-born actress is Britain’s favourite celebrity mum


May 11th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) India-born British actress Joanna Lumley is the celebrity most people would like to have as their mother, according a poll published Monday. The screen and television actress, who ... Read more...

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Interesting Facts and Figures: Om Puri


April 24th, 2009 - 2:01 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Om Puri OBE (born October 18, 1950) is an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian Cinema films as well as art films.His credits also include appearances in ... Read more...

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Disney’s Earth Day movie: Is nature Disneyfied?


April 23rd, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, April 23 (DPA) Walt Disney Co have released a new nature documentary in a move designed to mark Earth Day and recall the company's pioneering efforts to bring ... Read more...

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This day in history


April 11th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
12th April 20091948 – Suraj Sanim Born April 12, bollywood writer/ Cinematographer.1956 - Deepak Anand Born April 12, is a Bollywood film director and film editor.1983 - Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi' ... Read more...

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Attenborough adamant to go back to films


March 25th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Despite two major health scares and months in hospital, Hollywood legend Richard Attenborough is determined to take on the 74th film role of his career. The 85-year-old is ... Read more...

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