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Artists should look for art in rural India: Nageen Tanvir (With Image)


September 1st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The younger generation of artists should explore the country's rural and traditional roots to hone their art, says classic vocalist Nageen Tanvir, daughter of late ... Read more...

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Ayushmann in talks for ‘Tere Bin Laden’ sequel


May 29th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Veejay-turned-actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who has won heaps of praises for his debut film "Vicky Donor", may soon sign a sequel to "Tere Bin Laden"."Ayushmann ... Read more...

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‘Reality’ wins grand prize at Cannes


May 28th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, May 28 (IANS) Italian satire "Reality" directed by Matteo Garrone was awarded the second-place grand prize at the closing ceremony of the 65th Cannes film festival, Xinhua reported.Starring Aniello ... Read more...

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‘Valmiki Ki Bandook’ upsets Valmiki Samaj


March 5th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Members of Haryana-based Valmiki Samaj have expressed resentment over the title of Jimmy Shergill-starrer "Valmiki Ki Bandook". However, the film's director Karan Butani says the ... Read more...

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Dhulia, Jimmy team up again for ‘Valmiki Ki Bandook’


March 4th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi March 4 (IANS) Tigmanshu Dhulia has once again teamed up with Jimmy Shergill, this time for "Valmiki Ki Bandook". A satire on Uttar Pradesh's gun culture, the film ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare biggest ‘Mover & Shaker’ of today: Shekhar Suman


March 1st, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Shekhar Suman, who is returning to the telly world with his cult show "Movers & Shakers" after over a decade, has approached social activist ... Read more...

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John Abraham in an LTTE Film ‘Jaffna’


February 28th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Just when one thought John Abraham has left behind his experimental phase of "No Smoking" and "Kabul Express", the actor has agreed to work in ... Read more...

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Actor Garcia Bernal prefers comedy


February 16th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal said that comedy is his preferred genre, since it allows him to handle "with satire and good humour" controversial issues ... Read more...

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‘Bodyguard’ no threat to ‘Mummy Punjabi…’: Director


August 26th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Journalist-turned-filmmaker Pammi Somal is not worried about the fact that her directorial debut "Mummy Punjabi-Superman Ki Bhi Maa" will clash with Salman Khan-starrer "Bodyguard" at ... Read more...

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Sweety has an encounter with ‘Balochis’: A satire


April 12th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 12 (ANI): London is so pretty in April. Grey and rainy. I don't know why these English complain? Getting ready today for a party at the Shah's Belgravia flat. ... Read more...

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‘Tere Bin Laden’ director writing second comedy


April 10th, 2011 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) After the success of his 2010 tongue-in-cheek Bollywood satire "Tere Bin Laden", director Abhishek Sharma is working on his second film which too will have satirical ... Read more...

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Agra mayor makes movie debut with ‘Democracy’


March 29th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 29 (IANS) The Taj city's mayor, Anjula Singh Mahaur, is making her movie debut with "Democracy", a story about politicians.A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Mahaur, who ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sunny happy to be back in Varanasi for ‘Mohalla Assi’


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, March 2 (IANS) Bollywood star Sunny Deol returned here after 15 years to shoot for director Chandraprakash Dwivedi's new movie "Mohalla Assi" and said the experience is "refreshing" and ... Read more...

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‘5 Idiots’ is just ordinary (Kannada Movie Review)


February 19th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "5 Idiots"; Cast: Master Anand, Naveen Krishna, Vasu, Harshitha Poonachcha, Namrata Hegde, Petrol Prasanna, Tennis Krishna, Bank Janardhan; Producer: Lokesh Murthy; Director: Master Anand; Camera: Renu; Music: Drummer Deva, ... Read more...

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With dhoti, choti, Sunny set to play priest in new film


February 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) He wore a turban and beard to play a sardar in hit film "Yamla Pagla Deewana", and now actor Sunny Deol is set to essay a dhoti-clad ... Read more...

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Playing 40 was the toughest: Priyanka Chopra (Interview)


January 25th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) From a 21-year-old to a 65-year-old, Priyanka Chopra portrays almost every crucial stage in a woman's life in her new thriller "7 Saat Khoon Maaf". ... Read more...

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Poet Sibal charms Jaipur Lit Fest


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohita Nagpal Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) It's not everyday that a politician sheds the baggage of two powerful portfolios, puts on a poet's hat and indulges in some candid recitation. Kapil Sibal ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa Ready To See Upendra’s ‘Super’, A Satire On Karnataka Govt.


January 19th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
.The CM has decided to see the film along with his party members and watch the satirical take that the flick has taken on the present issues that is plaguing Yeddyurappa’s ... Read more...

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Onion Sportsdome has everyone in splits


January 12th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are so many bad news in the United States today so any means to turn those worrying news to something to laugh about is welcomed.That ... Read more...

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Robert De Niro Makes It To The Cannes Film Festival


January 7th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
which was released in December. The film is currently receiving accolades in France. The nomination of Robert De Niro as the jury president does not come as surprise to him ... Read more...

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Ram Gopal Verma’s ‘Katha Screenplay Darsakatvam Appalaraju’ Suffers Setback


December 30th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
has also been postponed by at least one week.According to reports in the media, Ram Gopal Verma will not be able to release his Telugu production on the said date ... Read more...

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Joan Collins to star in movie inspired by LiLo’s life


December 29th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Joan Collins is all set to star in a movie that is inspired by the troubled life of Lindsay Lohan.Dynasty actress Collins, 77, will play a powerful ... Read more...

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Producer of ‘LiLo’ movie backpedals after her mum’s legal action threat


December 29th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): The writer/producer of 'Dogs in Pocketbooks' says that reports suggesting that the movie -- about a starlet addicted to drugs and alcohol who goes in and out ... Read more...

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‘Avatar’ tops ‘most-pirated films of 2010′ list


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): James Cameron's 3D sci-fi epic 'Avatar' was the most pirated movie of 2010.'Avatar', which became the highest-grossing film of all time in 2010, was illegally downloaded from BitTorrent ... Read more...

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Comedy sketch poking fun at middle class students tops YouTube charts


December 14th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): A spoof of British upper-middle-class public school student gap year has been named as one of the online hits of 2010 according to the annual YouTube list of ... Read more...

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My second film will be a comedy again: Abhishek Sharma


December 12th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) After an overwhelming response to his directorial debut "Tere Bin Laden", Abhishek Sharma is getting ready with his next film which he assures would be a comedy ... Read more...

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Anusha can’t remove herself from ‘Peepli Live’: Aamir


November 5th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) Reacting to director Anusha Rizvi's decision to disassociate herself from "Peepli Live", actor-producer Aamir Khan said it would be difficult for her to do so because it's ... Read more...

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LeBron James’ Nike Commercial Infuriated Cleveland Fans


October 27th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Young fans used to consider him their heroes, but now, if they hate anyone more than Justin Bieber, it would definitely be LeBron James. This is ... Read more...

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Now, Aamir Khan turns barber


October 15th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After playing a milkman, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan will be seen donning the garb of a barber and a shopkeeper in new TV commercials.Aamir, who is ... Read more...

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Rajat Kapoor, Neha Dhupia promote ‘Phas Gaye Re Obama’ in Mumbai


October 14th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Oct.14 (ANI): Bollywood actors Rajat Kapoor and Neha Dhupia promoted their upcoming film 'Phas Gaye Re Obama' in Mumbai.Written and directed by Subash Kapoor, the film is a ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin in Alzheimer’s book promo spoof


October 6th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin has been spoofed in an Alzheimer's book promo video.Author Jean Carper took the disease as the subject of her new book and ... Read more...

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Vidarbha farmers object to Oscar entry for ‘Peepli’


September 27th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 27 (IANS) Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti (VJAS), a farmers' advocacy group in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, has objected to the selection of Aamir Khan's "Peepli Live" as India's official ... Read more...

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David Paterson Spiced Up Saturday Night Live


September 27th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Sep 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Saturday Night Live" was back in the small screen with its 36th season, on Sep 25. The only surprise that came up amidst the "not so ... Read more...

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Council in Britain bars mother-in-law jokes


September 27th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A council in Britain has banned its staff from cracking mother-in-law jokes as they are "offensively sexist". Such humour is no longer acceptable, according to officials at the London ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Tere Bin Laden’ to open The Friars Club’s Comedy Film Festival


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 23 (ANI): The satirical Indian film, 'Tere Bin Laden', which features a fake Osama Bin Laden, will be the opening movie at The Friars Club's Comedy Film Festival.The movie, ... Read more...

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