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Rishi hopes Kapoor clan continues to entertain


August 27th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nathdwara (Rajasthan), Aug 27 (IANS) Four generations of Bollywood's popular Kapoor family have entertained Hindi movie buffs across decades, and Rishi, grandson of Prithviraj Kapoor, and son of Raj ... Read more...

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Aamir now owns Shammi Kapoor’s jacket


August 1st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan can now take pride in owning legendary actor Shammi Kapoor's jacket, one among the six film memorabilia items he bid ... Read more...

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Shashi Kapoor undergoes cataract surgery


July 20th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor has undergone cataract surgery and is doing fine, a doctor said here Friday."He underwent cataract surgery. It was done at the Kokilaben ... Read more...

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Rajesh has got the rest he wanted (A tribute from friend and neighbour Salim Khan)


July 18th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
I could not control my emotions when I heard of Rajesh Khanna's sad and untimely demise today (Wednesday) afternoon. I remember way back in the early 1960s, my writing career and ... Read more...

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Website to celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema


July 12th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 12 (IANS) The National Film Archive of India, a unit of the union information and broadcasting ministry, will Friday launch a website to celebrate 100 years of Indian ... Read more...

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Osian back with second mega auction of movie art


July 11th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The history of Indian cinema will cross an artistic threshold to become classical collectors' memoribilia in an auction, "Film Memoribilia: The Osian's Cinefan Auction" ... Read more...

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Dual roles back in B-town: One ticket, double mazaa


June 20th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Bollywood's good old double role formula is back in vogue! Filmmakers are re-exploring the genre either with original scripts like "Rowdy Rathore", and "Bol ... Read more...

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Technicians should get recognition, says Zoya (IIFA Diary)


June 8th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) No film is possible without technicians, says Zoya Akhtar who is sad about these behind-scene people not getting recognition for their work."I hope all my ... Read more...

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Prasoon Joshi’s ‘Uff’ tribute to Shammi Kapoor


May 27th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Lyricist Prasoon Joshi has penned a song titled "Jab se mere dil ko uff" for the forthcoming film "Tere Meri Kahaani" and says that the ... Read more...

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Kashmir is ultimate for outdoor film shooting: Saroj Khan


April 24th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 24 (IANS) For renowned Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan, the locale for her latest song sequence could just not be better. Srinagar's Tulip Garden Tuesday not only fascinated ... Read more...

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My grandfather was biased towards Karisma: Kareena


March 28th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor, who Wednesday unveiled her grandfather Raj Kapoor's specially designed brass statue, said he was biased towards her elder sister Karisma Kapoor."My ... Read more...

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Walk of the Stars to begin with Kapoors


March 27th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The popular Kapoor family of Bollywood will be felicitated with tiles and two statues at the inauguration of UTV Stars' property Walk of the Stars ... Read more...

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Shashi Kapoor turns 74


March 18th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor turned 74 Sunday.Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who worked with him in films like "Deewar" and "Namak Halaal", wished him good health and ... Read more...

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Awards important, but Ranbir prefers filmmaking


January 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor, who recently bagged a Screen award for the best actor for a powerful performance in "Rockstar", says winning honours is important, but the ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor’s son dances to ‘Baar baar dekho’


January 12th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Shammi Kapoor's son Aditya Raj Kapoor is following his late father's footsteps…literally. He danced to his father's popular "Baar baar dekho" number from the film ... Read more...

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Shahid to pay tribute to Shammi Kapoor, Dev Anand


December 30th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor, known for his dancing skills, will pay a tribute to legendary actors Dev Anand and Shammi Kapoor, who passed away ... Read more...

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Curtains come down on 42nd IFFI (Review)


December 4th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 4 (IANS) There was a sense of emptiness among those attending the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) as the curtains came down Saturday evening. Most ... Read more...

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Javed Akhtar in retrospect of Bollywood’s ‘Classic Legends’


November 26th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) From Raj Kapoor, Nargis, Kishore Kumar to Majrooh Sultanpuri, Bimal Roy and Vijay Anand -- script writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar is set to tell all about 13 ... Read more...

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‘Rockstar’ fails to pull heartstrings, but Ranbir wows (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ** 1/2)


November 11th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rockstar"; Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Nargis Fakri and Moufid Aziz; Director: Imtiaz Ali; Rating: ** 1/2Here is a film made on the life of a rockstar whose tryst with destiny ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor: Rocking and rolling down memory aisles (Tribute on his 80th birthday)


October 20th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The hills are still alive with the sounds of his music, the ebullient 'yahoo' resonates through the decades and the intense gaze has not dulled ... Read more...

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Film villains mirror socio-political scene: Rakeysh Mehra


September 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Filmmaker and scriptwriter Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra of "Rang De Basanti" fame says the history of Indian cinema shows villains were the greatest mirrors of ... Read more...

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Shammi-ji has left behind lot of love: Ranbir


September 20th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who got a chance to act with late Shammi Kapoor in "Rockstar", says his grand uncle has left a lot of love ... Read more...

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Gulzar to get lifetime award at Mumbai film fest


September 20th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Veteran poet-lyricist Gulzar will be honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the 13th Mumbai Film Festival, says Shyam Benegal."This year we are giving the ... Read more...

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When Kapoor family recollected Shammi Kapoor’s memory


September 5th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) The Kapoor clan came together last week for a very special get-together, hosted by Krishna Raj Kapoor, in memory of Shammi Kapoor.?Shammi uncle used to love ... Read more...

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Yesteryear stars come alive on VHIMW ramp


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Raj Kapoor?s folded trousers, Dev Anand?s trademark style of draping stoles around his neck and the eclectic energy of Shammi Kapoor -- all came alive ... Read more...

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6th South Asian Film Festival to begin Sep 15


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) The 6th South Asian Film Festival (SAFF), organised by the South Asia Foundation (SAF), is all to set begin Sep 15 in Goa with the theme ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor’s ashes immersed in Dal Lake


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) He romanced a bevy of Bollywood beauties in the snow-capped mountains of Kashmir in films like "Kashmir Ki Kali" and "Junglee" and immortalised the shikara ... Read more...

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Film songs acted as catalyst of change in India: Luke Kenny


August 28th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Hindi film music has echoed the changes in Indian popular culture for the last 60 years mirroring the growth of the country in sync ... Read more...

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Dad wrote manual for future generations: Shammi Kapoor’s son


August 18th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Late legend Shammi Kapoor's son Aditya Raj Kapoor says his father"wrote the manual for our future generations" but yet he would like to be compared to ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor to be honoured at South Asia Film Festival


August 18th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) Legendary actor Shammi Kapoor will be honoured with a tribute at the South Asia Film Festival (SAFF), which opens in Goa Sep 15, the organisers said ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor was like a mentor to me: Asha Parekh


August 17th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Asha Parekh remembers her late co-star Shammi Kapoor as a mentor who taught her how to perform in the songs and how to do lip-sync in ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor’s unforgettable affair with Kashmir


August 16th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) Remember Shammi Kapoor singing "Yahoo" and sliding down snow-capped mountains or sitting in a shikara on Dal Lake and singing "Yeh chaand sa roshan chehra" to ... Read more...

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There will never be another Shammi Kapoor: Yash Chopra


August 15th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra, who attended late actor Shammi Kapoor's funeral Monday, said there will never be anyone who can come even close to the ... Read more...

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Shammiji told Jaya he’s tired: Big B


August 15th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) His never-say-die attitude had begun to ebb, says megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose wife Jaya had spoken to Shammi Kapoor a few days before he ... Read more...

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I’ll ensure my sons know Shammi Kapoor: Hrithik


August 15th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, an ardent Shammi Kapoor fan, says he will introduce the magic of the late actor, who passed away Sunday, to his ... Read more...

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