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Ganapati Bappa Morya, B-town chants on Ganesh festival


September 19th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Happiness, peace and 'modak' are on the minds of Bollywood celebrities like Madhuri Dixit and Karan Johar as the Ganesh festival began here Wednesday.Actors, filmmakers ... Read more...

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Bollywood salutes A.K. Hangal


August 26th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Bollywood Sunday mourned the death of the veteran A.K. Hangal, with Shabana Azmi saying that his passing away marked the end of an era.Hangal died ... Read more...

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B-wood remembers first man on moon


August 26th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Sunday saluted American astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon who died at age 82."Moon must be mourning ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai to organise tribute for Ashok Mehta


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai is set to organise a day-long tribute here in honour of late cinematographer Ashok Mehta, who passed away recently.It will be held Aug ... Read more...

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B-Town wishes Eid Mubarak


August 19th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra and Anupam Kher wished "Eid Mubarak" Sunday, while filmmaker Shekhar Kapur and iconic star Amitabh Bachchan urged everyone to maintain harmony.In ... Read more...

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I was lucky to have worked with Ashok Mehta: Anil Kapoor


August 16th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor is saddened by the death of ace cinematographer Ashok Mehta and considers himself lucky to have worked with him."Ever since the film industry ... Read more...

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Bollywood pays tribute ot Ashok Mehta


August 15th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) From Shekhar Kapur to Madhur Bhandarkar - film fraternity members have mourned cinematographer Ashok Mehta's demise and remembered him as the most "outstanding", "incredible" and ... Read more...

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Cinematographer Ashok Mehta dead


August 15th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Ashok Mehta, one of India's best known cinematographers, is no more. He was suffering from advanced lung cancer and breathed his last at a hospital here ... Read more...

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Nana ignores back pain, lifts Shreyas (Movie Snippets) (With Images)


August 15th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) At 62, Nana Patekar has an undying spirit to give his best. The actor was suffering pain due to a back injury, but that didn't ... Read more...

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Filmmaking losing its iconic identity: Shekhar Kapur


August 1st, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Can you shoot a video on your phone? If yes, you're a filmmaker, says Shekhar Kapur, who feels technology has made filmmaking an easier form ... Read more...

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‘Use social meida to spread awareness about water conservation’


July 29th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who is making a film on water scarcity with Hrithik Roshan in the lead, feels one awareness about the issue can ... Read more...

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Films have become marketing product: Shekhar Kapur


July 27th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur is upset how marketing and box-office performance of a film are becoming the parameters of success rather than the film itself."It's sad that ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur not replacing Hrithik with Ranbir


July 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Shekhar Kapur is surprised that his casual meeting with Ranbir Kapoor has sparked speculation that the actor will replace Hrithik Roshan in the filmmaker's ... Read more...

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Incomplete without Ash, Aaradhya: Abhishek (Movie Snippets)


July 15th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan says it's tough to choose between his wife Aishwarya Rai and daughter Aaradhya."No father on the earth can ever answer that question ... Read more...

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Bollywood condemns Guwahati molestation


July 14th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) "Disgusting" and "shameful" is how Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Bipasha Basu and Farhan Akhtar have dubbed the molestation of a teenager by a mob in ... Read more...

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B-wood mourns Dara Singh’s death


July 12th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan remembers Dara Singh as a great Indian and the finest human being. Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt calls him his childhood hero. Veteran actor ... Read more...

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Preity finds her junior version (Movie Snippets)


June 28th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta has finally found her junior version - a young girl with a dimpled right cheek to play her younger version in her debut ... Read more...

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Can’t think ‘Mr.India 2′ without Amrish Puri: Shekhar Kapur (Movie Snippets)


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Remembering Bollywood's 'Mogambo' Amrish Puri on his 80th birth anniversary, acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says he can't think of a sequel to "Mr.India" without the actor."Amrish ... Read more...

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I don’t look for stars, I look for talent: Kamal Haasan


June 8th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) Kamal Haasan's "Vishwaroopam" boasts of a young cast and the actor-filmmaker explains that he has roped them in because he was looking for talented people ... Read more...

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Kareena mum on wedding date (Movie Snippets)


June 6th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) If grapevine is to be believed, actress Kareena Kapoor is set to tie the knot with her beau Saif Ali Khan soon, but she is ... Read more...

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Sharman learns to toss egg omelette (Movie Snippets)


May 25th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Actors often undertake diction lessons and special workshops to perfect their characters, but Sharman Joshi, who plays a single parent to a 10-year-old child in his ... Read more...

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Kamal Hassan to unveil ‘Vishwaroopam’ first look at IIFA


May 25th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Southern superstar Kamal Hassan will showcase the first look of his much-awaited film "Vishwaroopam" at the 13th edition of International Indian Film Academy to be ... Read more...

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‘Shirin Farhad Ki…’ first and last film: Farah Khan (Movie Snippets)


May 5th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan, who makes her acting debut with Bela Sehgal's "Shirin Farhad Ki Nikal Padi", says she won't take up any acting assignments now."(Producer) ... Read more...

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Bollywood values costume designing more now: National Award winner


April 24th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) Having worked with top-of-the-line film directors in Bollywood, costume designer and actor Dolly Ahluwalia Tewari feels her craft is more valued in the film industry ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur inspired Prosenjit’s look in ‘Shanghai’


April 20th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) National Award winning Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee's character of the suave and dynamic politician in Dibakar Banerjee's "Shanghai" is inspired by and modelled upon acclaimed filmmaker ... Read more...

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Mona Kapoor passes away, B-town mourns


March 25th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapoor remembers Mona Kapoor as a kind and gentle human being and says she was too young to die. Veteran actor Anumpam Kher ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur wishes for Mr. India in cricket team


February 26th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur was upset with the Indian cricket team's performance against Australia in Sydney Sunday and felt a Mr. India could have turned ... Read more...

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Land row: Shekhar Kapur favours Subhash Ghai


February 10th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has come out in support of director Subhash Ghai, who has been asked to return a plot allotted to his Whistling Woods International ... Read more...

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Kanwar was obsessed with films: Shekhar Kapur


February 5th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur remembers producer-director Raj Kanwar, who passed away Friday, as a "kid obsessed with films"."At funeral of Raj Kanwar who's first job ... Read more...

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Writers flay Rushdie fiasco


January 24th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Expressing unhappiness over Salman Rushdie's thwarted address via video link at the Jaipur Literature Festival, several writers Tuesday said it was a "sad day ... Read more...

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Sanjay Gupta upset with award mess


January 19th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta is upset that his support for "The Dirty Picture" for best picture title at the recently held 18th Colors Screen Awards 2012, ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur wants Damien Hirst for his next


January 15th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, known for directing movies like "Elizabeth", "The Four Feathers" and "Elizabeth: The Golden Age", wants British artist Damian Hirst to ... Read more...

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Cinema now just a product: Shekhar Kapur


December 5th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur hasn't directed a Hindi film since "Bandit Queen" in 1994, and he blames the increased focus on marketing cinema as a ... Read more...

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Evergreen actor Dev Anand dies in London


December 4th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Evergreen romantic star Dev Anand, who epitomised the debonair, urban gentleman on screen and gave classic hits like "Guide" in his career as actor and filmmaker spanning ... Read more...

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Dev Anand lived and died on his own terms: Shekhar Kapur


December 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says his uncle, late Bollywood legend Dev Anand, lived life on his own terms."Dev Anand lived n died at his own terms. ... Read more...

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