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Richa Chaddha to shoot for ‘Ram Leela’? (Movie Snippets)


September 4th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) The shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Ram Leela" has reportedly started here and "Gangs Of Wasseypur" fame actress Richa Chaddha is likely to join the cast ... Read more...

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Kissing scenes scare Tena Desae


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Tena Desae, who did an intimate scene in British comedy-drama "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", says such scenes are scary for her.But she is ... Read more...

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Bhikhari Thakur’s Bhojpuri legacy goes international


July 1st, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) He might have been forgotten in his homeland, but poet, writer and doyen of Bhojpuri theatre Bhikhari Thakur's ballads and folk songs are garnering huge ... Read more...

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BBC comes under fire for broadcasting film containing nudity at lunchtime


May 30th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The BBC has received numerous complaints for broadcasting at 1.45 pm a 2004 Hollywood version of Shakespeare's 'The Merchant Of Venice', which features nudity. The film ... Read more...

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Rajasthan set ‘Marigold Hotel’ has strong US opening


May 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", the all-star comedy set in India's Rajasthan state, generated a strong opening in North America as it debuted in limited release.Its ... Read more...

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Streep, Kline unite for ‘Romeo And Juliet’


April 19th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 19 (IANS) Hollywood actors Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline will be working together in a special staged reading of "Romeo and Juliet".The reading will be held to ... Read more...

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Thailand bans Macbeth-like film


April 6th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 6 (IANS) Censors in Thailand have banned a film based on Shakespeare's tragedy "Macbeth" after the movie used news footage of Thai political protests, BBC reported. "Shakespeare Must Die" ... Read more...

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Finance minister invokes Hamlet


March 16th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee invoked Shakespeare during the budget presentation Friday to indicate the tough and perhaps thankless nature of his job."I must be ... Read more...

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Topshop mocked for misspelling Shakespeare


March 7th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Huge clothing maker Topshop has been mocked for misspelling “Shakespeare.” The error occurs on a shirt that the company is currently marketing in the United Kingdom. The ... Read more...

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Sherbet guitarist Clive Shakespeare dead


February 17th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) British-born Australian guitarist Clive Shakespeare died after losing his battle with prostate cancer. He was 62.The veteran guitarist died Wednesday after a long struggle with the ... Read more...

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‘Isles of Wonder’ theme of Olympic’s opening ceremony


January 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) London 2012's opening ceremony will feature the "Isles of Wonder", the ceremony's artistic director Danny Boyle revealed six months ahead of the Games.Boyle said it ... Read more...

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Prateik learns fire dance for ‘Issaq’


November 10th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Prateik seems to be preparing very hard for his role in "Issaq" -- he has learnt fire dance and parkour to play a Banarasi boy. After ... Read more...

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Audience stages walk out over Royal Shakespeare Company’s production - Sade


October 24th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Royal Shakespeare Company has been forced to defend its latest production of Marat/Sade. Since the theatrical work started on the 4th of October, the RSC admits that ... Read more...

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‘Shakespeare In Love’ to become play


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) British playwright Tom Stoppard has teamed up with Disney studio bosses to adapt his Oscar-winning 1998 romantic comedy "Shakespeare in Love" script into a play.Stoppard, who ... Read more...

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Shakespearean work recreated by ‘Virtual Monkeys’


September 26th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 99.990% of Shakespeare’s entire work has been recreated by a computer program in a project titled Virtual Monkeys. The project was started last August and it’s ... Read more...

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Watson wants to play Juliet!


September 24th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson says she want to work in a classic Shakespeare adaptation and would love to play Juliet, one of the title characters in ... Read more...

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Spacey hosting acting workshop for children


September 12th, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) "Superman Returns" star Kevin Spacey is hosting acting workshops for children to encourage their interest in the arts.Spacey, who is an artistic director of the ... Read more...

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A dying girl who wants to do 250 things


September 3rd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) A British girl who is suffering from an incurable illness and has just three years to live has prepared a list of 250 things to do ... Read more...

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Man,70, crosses English Channel in just 18 hours


August 31st, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) A 70-year-old man Wednesday created a world record by becoming the oldest person to have swum across the English Channel.Roger Allsopp, from Guernsey, a British Crown ... Read more...

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Even Shakespeare would not get 100 percent in English today: Yechury


June 15th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Taking a dig at the 100 percent cut-off at a Delhi University college, Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury said Wednesday even ... Read more...

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Chinese author plans to go under the knife to look like Shakespeare


April 21st, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 21 (ANI): A best-selling author in China has come under attack after unveiling plans to splurge 1 million yuan on plastic surgery to look like British playwright William Shakespeare.According to ... Read more...

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Chinese wants plastic surgery to look like Shakespeare


April 21st, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 21 (IANS) A Chinese author intends to spend over one million yuan ($153,000) on plastic surgery so that he looks like British playwright William Shakespeare.Zhang Yiyi will undergo ... Read more...

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Playing Asha Bhonsle’s daughter is a privilege: Padmini


March 27th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Bollywood actress Padmini Kolhapure feels she has a role of a lifetime in debutant director Mahesh Kadiyal's film "Maaee", in which she plays singing diva Asha ... Read more...

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Radcliffe keen to play character from Shakespear’s book


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) After successfully playing a wizard in the popular "Harry Potter" film series, young British actor Daniel Radcliffe is keen to do a role based out of ... Read more...

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‘Country Strong’ is the best job I’ve ever done: Gwyenth


March 13th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow is happy with her preparations for her role in "Country Song" and describes it as her best performance so far."Last night ... Read more...

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No make-up for Mirren in ‘The Temptest’


March 9th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Actress Helen Mirren did not wear make-up for the big screen adaptation of William Shakespeare play "The Temptest" because it would look ridiculous.The 65-year-old actress played ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren says Shakespeare should be banned in schools


March 4th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Hollywood star Dame Helen Mirren has insisted that children shouldn't be introduced to Shakespeare's work in the classroom as the classic plays need to be seen to be ... Read more...

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Dicaprio was Seyfried’s favourite actor as a child


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Actress Amanda Seyfried, known for her role in "Mean Girls", says she was "obsessed" with the movie "Romeo and Juliet" and that Leonardo DiCaprio was her favourite ... Read more...

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Sherlock Holmes book goes digital on iPhone, iPad


February 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Sherlock Holmes is back in the digital form, thanks to a French company, which has created a 'Byook' application for the iPhone and iPad, an ebook hybrid mixing ... Read more...

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Jordan’s life turned into Shakespeare-style drama


February 12th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Jordan's stormy life is all set to be portrayed on stage in form a Shakespeare-style drama.'Latter-day' writer Chris Hannan has written 'The God of Soho', inspired by Kate's ... Read more...

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Sir Anthony Hopkins hated working in theatre


February 1st, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Sir Anthony Hopkins has admitted that he didn't enjoy working in theatre.The 'Silence of the Lambs' actor took to the stage at London's prestigious National Theatre earlier in ... Read more...

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Tea is like magin potion to me: Ozzy Osbourne


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Singer Ozzy Osbourne reveals he can't go on stage until he has had a cup fo tea because it acts like a magic potion for him."Chocolate thickens the ... Read more...

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Megan Fox turns up the heat in new Armani advert


January 21st, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Megan Fox has stripped off for a brand new advertisement for Giorgio Armani jeans and underwear.The 24-year-old actress has posed provocatively, reclining on a battered leather couch and ... Read more...

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Mirren named as favourite movie monarch: poll


January 19th, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Veteran actress Helen Mirren's portrayal of "The Queen" has been voted as the favourite royal role, according to a new online poll.Mirren topped the poll with 47 ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren’s portrayal of ‘The Queen’ voted best movie monarch


January 18th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren's portrayal of 'The Queen' has been named the best movie monarch in a new poll.The poll was conducted by websites Wenn and Fandango.com.While Mirren ... Read more...

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