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‘Finding kinder face than Hingal’s difficult’


August 26th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) "It will be difficult to find a kinder face than Hangal's in the film industry," Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan said Sunday in a tribute to the ... Read more...

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No improvement in A.K. Hangal’s condition


August 25th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) There is no improvement in the condition of veteran actor A.K. Hangal and he is "still serious", his son said Saturday. Hangal was recently admitted to ... Read more...

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Salim Khan turns script doctor for ‘Sher Khan’


June 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Scriptwriter Salim Khan is back in action and this time for his son's next film "Sher Khan". The veteran writer says it's time to pass on ... Read more...

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Zohra Segal, Ramesh Sippy to get lifetime honours


May 29th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Veteran actress Zohra Segal, who turned 100 years old last month, and filmmaker Ramesh Sippy will be honoured for their outstanding contribution to Indian cinema ... Read more...

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Javed Akhtar hails young filmmakers, keen to watch ‘Vicky Donor’


May 15th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The young filmmakers are doing an excellent job, says writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, who has been associated with the industry for more than 40 years. However, ... Read more...

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Salim Khan likes ‘Vicky Donor’, gives his Filmfare trophy to Sircar


April 25th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Director Shoojit Sircar, who is elated with the success of "Vicky Donor", has another reason to celebrate. Veteran Scriptwriter Salim Khan liked his film ... Read more...

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Indian film industry has withstood Hollywood storm: Javed Akhtar


April 25th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, who has been part of the Indian film industry for more than four decades, says so far only Bollywood has not suffered at ... Read more...

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Bollywood movies give Holi songs a miss


March 5th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) It's a festival that has inspired some evergreen songs and scenes in Bollywood, from "Rang barse" to "Holi ke din". But notice how Holi ... Read more...

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Padma Bhushan great, but late for dad: Ahana Deol


January 25th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Veteran actor Dharmendra's youngest daughter Ahana Deol is delighted with the news that her father has been named to receive the prestigious Padma Bhushan this ... Read more...

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Ramesh Sippy new NFDC chairperson


January 17th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Well-known filmmaker Ramesh Sippy has been appointed the new chairperson of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC)."Yes, Mr. Sippy has been appointed the new chairperson ... Read more...

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Conclave to develop cinema in east India


December 15th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) In a bid to promote and boost the entertainment industry in eastern India, FICCI Frames -- a media and entertainment business conclave -- was held ... Read more...

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Deepti Naval finds nothing wrong with remakes


December 9th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Most Bollywood filmmakers are revisiting old classics for remakes, and veteran actress Deepti Naval, whose cult film "Chashme Buddoor" is also being remade by David Dhawan, ... Read more...

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Sonu Niigaam, the casanova (Movie Snippets)


December 6th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Sonu Niigaam is a dedicated family man now but says he was a casanova once upon a time and had umpteen affairs and relationships."I have ... Read more...

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‘Sholay’ action sequences looking great in 3D: Deepa Sahi


September 6th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Deepa Sahi will bring out 3D version of 1975 classic "Sholay" and says whatever little action sequence they have finished, they are looking promising."We ... Read more...

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Katrina shakes a leg with Dharmendra


September 5th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Katrina Kaif took to the stage to shake a leg with 75-year-old-actor Dharmendra on talent show ?India?s Got Talent?. The actress, who was present on the show ... Read more...

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Even after so many years ‘Godfather’ remains fresh: Big B


September 2nd, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) How did Amitabh Bachchan spend his Ganesh Chaturthi holiday Thursday? The 68-year-old enjoyed a rare day off by watching the classic ?The Godfather? series. ... Read more...

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‘Sahi Dhande…’, an honest effort by Parvin Dabas (IANS Hindi Film Review)


August 20th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Sahi Dhande Ghalat Bande"; Starring: Parvin Dabas, Vansh Bhardwaj, Ashish Nair, Kudeep Ruhil; Directed by: Parveen Dabas; Rating: ***Ekdum sahi hai, boss! As Anna Hazare shifts from Tihar to Ramlila ... Read more...

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Good times for ‘bromance’ in Bollywood


August 5th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Forget romance, 'bromance' is the buzzword at the box office. Films like "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara", "Delhi Belly" and "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" are bringing ... Read more...

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Old remains gold: Dharmendra leads TRP race


August 4th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) "India's Got Talent", Bollywood veteran Dharmendra's small screen debut, has garnered maximum television rating points (TRPs), scoring over Hrithik Roshan's "Just Dance", Preity Zinta's ... Read more...

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I don’t believe in the caste system: Amitabh Bachchan (Interview)


July 18th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will be seen in a film themed on caste-based reservations, says he doesn't believe in the caste system, has never ... Read more...

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Small screen made Amitabh Big B: Dharmendra


July 8th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Veteran actor Dharmendra is set to make his TV debut with "India's Got Talent 3" but refuses to call it the small screen, pointing ... Read more...

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`Delhi Belly’ still quarantined in Nepal


July 5th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 5 (IANS) Despite cinema owners' optimism that Bollywood's most talked-about new release "Delhi Belly" would return to their theatres overcoming a censor bar, the Aamir Khan production ... Read more...

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Bollywood remembers Panchamda on his 72nd birth anniversary (June 27 is R.D. Burman’s birth anniversary)


June 25th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) R.D. Burman was a musical genius whose experiments and innovativeness made him one of the most beloved musicians of his time. Remembering him on his ... Read more...

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Ahana is now open to acting: Hema Malini


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) When Esha Deol forayed into Bollywood in 2002, it was speculated that younger sister Ahana would follow suit soon, but nothing of the sort happened. ... Read more...

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New film classification system to replace censorship: Samson


June 15th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Leela Samson Tuesday promised to bring in more transparency in the film certification process and said a new film ... Read more...

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SRK takes cue from Alfred Hitchcock for ‘RA.One’


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) "The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture" - it is these words by acclaimed filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock that inspired superstar Shah ... Read more...

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From ‘Sholay’ to ‘Three Idiots’, Bollywood captivates Ethiopians


May 25th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) Bollywood fever is sweeping Africa's political capital, with a week-long festival of 14 films, including blockbusters like "Sholay" and "Three Idiots", enthralling cinegoers.The films ... Read more...

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Actresses end up playing wives and girlfriends: Lara Dutta (Interview)


April 30th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Hindi film heroines still get little chance to take on the burden of a film and end up playing wife, girlfriend or love interest, says ... Read more...

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Rakhi Sawant, others join Raj’s film workers’ sena


March 24th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Item girl Rakhi Sawant and top Marathi film stars have joined the Maharashtra Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena (MNCKS), an affiliate of Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman ... Read more...

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Our misfortune that Dev saab is upset: Ramesh Sippy


March 24th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Dev Anand is upset with the makers of the forthcoming movie "Dum Maaro Dum" for using his cult song of the same title in it. ... Read more...

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‘Sholay’ editor in penury, cine body lends support


March 1st, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) After veteran character artist A.K. Hangal, comes news that 81-year-old M.S. Shinde, editor of the cult film "Sholay", is perishing in poverty in Asia's biggest slum Dharavi. ... Read more...

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Best Onscreen Bollywood Couples Over The Years


January 25th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood has always had quite the best onscreen couples that have remained in the memories of audience’s even years after the movies have gone into the retro archives.So let us look ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan Extends A Helping Hand Towards The Ailing A. K. Hangal


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A. K. Hangal, the actor of yesteryears, is in a pitiful state at 95-year. He has been suffering from age related illness and his family, which consists of his 75-year ... Read more...

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Amitabh offers support to A.K. Hangal


January 21st, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) After Aamir Khan, megastar Amitabh Bachchan has come forward to offer support to ailing veteran actor A.K. Hangal, who is languishing in penury."It has been sad ... Read more...

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Bollywood ignores ailing, broke veteran A.K. Hangal


January 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) He played onscreen father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle to many top notch Bollywood actors, but today 95-year-old A.K. Hangal - the famous 'Rahim Chacha' of "Sholay" - lies ... Read more...

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