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Time magazine honour for ‘Devdas’ timed well: Bhansali


May 21st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2002 film "Devdas" is the only Indian film to feature in Time magazine's list of the millenium's 10 greatest movies, and the ... Read more...

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Time ranks ‘Devdas’ in millennium’s top ten


May 21st, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Time magazine has ranked Bollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2002 film "Devdas" eighth among the ten greatest movies of the millennium with "WALL.E" at the ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan is now ‘Bombaat Balan’


November 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan has been rechristened "Bombaat Balan" by her fans after her sensuous avatar as Silk in her forthcoming movie "The Dirty Picture"."Bombaat Balan, ... Read more...

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Anurag is my biggest critic: Kalki


August 27th, 2011 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap had introduced her to Bollywood as Chanda in "Dev D" and in the process fell in love with her and eventually married her. ... Read more...

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Poverty, not pleasure, forces women into prostitution: Court


February 14th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it was because of "abject poverty" and not for "pleasure" that a woman is compelled to indulge in prostitution. It also ordered ... Read more...

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Yogish Is A Perfect Devadas!


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
is nearing completion and the first time director is geared for some appreciation as he believes his choice of actors is not only good, but best suited for the role ... Read more...

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Abhay is a natural actor: Kalki Koechlin


September 1st, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) "Dev D" fame actress Kalki Koechlin, who is sharing screen space with Abhay Deol again in "Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara", feels her co-star is quite natural in front ... Read more...

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YRF’s ‘Lafangey Parindey’ To Hit Theaters On Aug 20


June 25th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Yash Raj films are usually known for the high promotion of their movies. But the latest film from this production house has not been discussed ... Read more...

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Few new faces, but how they dazzled in Bollywood (Flashback 2009)


December 17th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Fresh faces failed to make a smashing debut in Bollywood this year. But actors like Mahie Gill, Kalki Koechlin, Giselle Monteiro and Shurti Haasan did stand ... Read more...

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Very few successes in strike-hit Bollywood (Half yearly roundup - Best Films)


July 6th, 2009 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) As 2009 moves into its second half, the Bollywood box office can look back at just a handful of success stories. While a film producers' ... Read more...

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I’d love to repeat Abhay Deol in a film: Anurag Kashyap


June 8th, 2009 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Still riding high on the success of his last venture "Dev D", his career's commercial best till date, director Anurag Kashyap says he would like to ... Read more...

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Interesting Facts and Figures Kalki Koechlin


May 27th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kalki Koechlin is an Indian actress of French descent who debuted in Anurag Kashyap's critically acclaimed Hindi film Dev.D.She played the character of Chandramukhi in Dev.D, which is a modern ... Read more...

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Interesting Facts and Figures Mahi Gill


May 16th, 2009 - 12:03 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mahi Gill is an Indian actress who played lead actress in Anurag Kashyap's critically acclaimed Hindi film Dev D.She played the character of Paro in Dev D, which is a ... Read more...

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You can’t survive on theatre alone: Kalki Koechlin


April 17th, 2009 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Theatre is her first love, but petite actress Kalki Koechlin of "Dev D" fame says she chose to join Bollywood because she realised one can't ... Read more...

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I prefer cinema to theatre any day: Anurag Kashyap


April 14th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap may have produced the play "The Skeleton Woman" featuring his real-life partner Kalki Koechlin, but he maintains that he prefers cinema ... Read more...

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Gandhian writer Vishnu Prabhakar dies at 97


April 11th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Noted Hindi poet and Gandhian Vishnu Prabhakar died in the capital Saturday. He was 97. Prabhakar was best known for his engaging biography of Bengali litterateur Sarat Chandra ... Read more...

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I feel a sense of comfort with Sudhir Mishra: Chitrangada Singh (Film Snippets)


April 11th, 2009 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Dusky actress Chitrangada Singh is playing important roles in two of Sudhir Mishra's projects and says she is getting repeat roles in his films is thanks ... Read more...

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Anurag Kashyap, John Abraham team up for ‘Bombay Velvet’


March 29th, 2009 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) After box office dud "No Smoking", director Anurag Kashyap and John Abraham had nonetheless vowed to work together again come what may. And they ... Read more...

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Anurag Kashyap spots Aditya Chopra in ‘Dev D’ audience


February 18th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap, who is basking in the glory of fabulous reviews for his film "Dev D", had a surprise waiting for him at the PVR in Juhu. He ... Read more...

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Even women are reacting positively to ‘Dev D’: Anurag Kashyap


February 9th, 2009 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap's "Dev D" opened to positive reviews and the director can finally afford a smile after back-to-back flops in "No Smoking" and "Hanuman Returns". What makes him ... Read more...

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‘Dev D’: reinventing the wheel (IANS Film Review - Rating: ***1/2)


February 6th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dev D"; Cast: Abhay Deol, Mahi Gill, Kalki Koechlin; Music: Amit Trivedi; Direction: Anurag Kashyap; Rating ***1/2 Whatever you do, do not fall in love.Love will consume you, embitter you, ... Read more...

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Dev D releasing today : Awaiting Reviews


February 6th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Dev D, the Indian Hindi language romantic drama film will be releasing today. The movie written and also directed by Anurag Kashyap. Currently based on a modern day take on Sarat Chandra ... Read more...

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I never liked the original ‘Devdas’ novel: Anurag Kashyap


February 4th, 2009 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap is kicked by his deviant version of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's classic love story "Devdas" and says he never liked the original novel because he saw it ... Read more...

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‘Dev D’ - a punk and grunge version of ‘Devdas’ (IANS Preview)


February 2nd, 2009 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Nine cinematic versions of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's immortal love story "Devdas" have been released since the first silent film in 1928. Now Anurag Kashyap is ready with ... Read more...

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Kalki Koechlin took Hindi lessons for ‘Dev D’


February 1st, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) She is born to French parents, speaks with a Tamil accent and makes her debut with Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap's “Dev D”. Kalki Koechlin says it wasn't ... Read more...

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Anurag Kashyap is truly romantic: girlfriend Kalki


January 24th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) He introduced her to Bollywood, signed her on to play a prostitute in his film and then cupid struck. Kalki Koechlin, who was born to French parents ... Read more...

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Films, soaps revive commercial value of books


February 17th, 2008 - 9:06 am ICT by admin
By Shweta Thakur New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) It's a perfectly symbiotic relationship. The formula of turning bestsellers into feature films or serials often proves profitable. Interestingly, the trend works the other way ... Read more...

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