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Short films should be released commercially: Gulshan Grover


September 18th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Grover has called for a theatrical release and TV slots for short films, so that they become commercially viable."I would want that a time ... Read more...

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Anurag converted short film into ‘Aiyyaa’


September 7th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap liked director Sachin Kundalkar's short movie so much that he decided to turn it into a feature film "Aiyaa"."I used to do a play ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur 2′ has its own place: Richa Chadda


August 4th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadda is unfazed that her film "Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2" is hitting theatres Aug 8, just within a week after "Jism ... Read more...

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Manish Malhotra to open Delhi Couture week


July 12th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Veteran designer Manish Malhotra will open Delhi Couture Week. The five-day fashion extravaganza starts Aug 8."I am so happy doing the opening show at ... Read more...

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‘Rush’ - Bejoy Nambiar’s big dream for small screen


July 11th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) "Shaitaan" fame director Bejoy Nambiar is trying to bring much needed change on the small screen with his TV series "Rush". He hopes that the show, ... Read more...

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Female foeticide short is to create awareness: Ajay Devgn (Interview)


July 8th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Whenever Bollywood stars indulge in philanthropy, they raise doubts of a personal motive. But actor-producer Ajay Devgn is emphatic that his short film on the ... Read more...

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Aniston, Theroux working on short film


June 8th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 8 (IANS) Actor Jennifer Aniston and beau Justin Theroux are together working on a short film spoofing the gossip coverage of their lives."It is a parody ... Read more...

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‘Gulabi Aaina’ would’ve released if made today: Sridhar Rangayan


May 24th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Back in 2003, he brought transsexuality out of the closet with his film "Gulabi Aaina", but the Indian censor board banned the controversial movie. Almost ... Read more...

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Pakistanis win global award for film on drones


May 12th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) A short film on the US drone attacks in Pakistan, made by students of Iqra University, has won an award at an international annual film festival ... Read more...

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You cannot cheat today’s audiences: Revathy (Interview)


May 4th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Actress Revathy, who has wielded the megaphone for films like "Mitr: My Friend" and "Phir Milenge", feels it's difficult to deceive the audience with ... Read more...

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India doesn’t make too many films for children: Revathy


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Actress Revathy, who has won a national award for her short film "Red Building Where The Sun Sets" that shows how fights between parents affect ... Read more...

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Why did Ahmed Khan choose Ranbir over Shahid?


April 8th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai April 8 (IANS) Choreographer Ahmed Khan, a close friend of both Ranbir Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor, was recently caught in a very uncomfortable situation where both the the ... Read more...

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James Bond to open London Olympics


April 1st, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig has been invited by Queen Elizabeth to open the 2012 London Olympics as super spy James Bond.The highly anticipated sporting event is ... Read more...

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Anna returns with anti-graft protest, threatens more agitation (Roundup)


March 25th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Anna Hazare, on a day-long fast Sunday, set a 2014 deadline -- when general elections are scheduled -- for an all-powerful anti-corruption watchdog and ... Read more...

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Bring Lokpal Bill or go, Hazare tells government


March 25th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Accusing the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of not being serious about the Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare Sunday said it must go if it ... Read more...

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Crowds swell as Anna begins fast (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Hundreds of people gathered at the Jantar Mantar here Sunday as Anna Hazare began his day-long fast to demand a stronger Lokpal bill to ... Read more...

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Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival returns in July


March 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The aficionados of international cinema are set for a treat this July as the popular Osian's Cinefan Film Festival is set to return to the ... Read more...

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Star power does help get eyeballs: Karan Mehra


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Television actor Karan Mehra, known for his role in the TV show "Virrudh", is happy with the way his film career is shaping up, but ... Read more...

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UAE short films to participate in Cannes 2012


March 16th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 15 (IANS/WAM) Short films produced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will participate in the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, an official said.The Abu Dhabi Film Commission Thursday ... Read more...

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Rajshree Ojha returns with ‘Chaurahen’, says no compromise this time


March 12th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) After telling the story of a fashionista in her directorial debut "Aisha", director Rajshree Ojha returns to tell human relationship stories with her next venture "Chaurahen". ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan face of Victoria’s Indian Film Festival


February 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Victoria's Indian Film Festival to be held in Melbourne this year."I am delighted ... Read more...

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Irrfan says his work, not PR, fetched him international films


February 21st, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) One of the most versatile actors in Bollywood, Irrfan Khan, who is part of upcoming American film "The Amazing Spider-Man", says his work has helped him ... Read more...

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A documentary to be made on singer Yesudas


February 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 4 (IANS) A short film on veteran singer K.J.Yesudas' achievements will be made by television channel Kairali TV, former education minister M.A.Baby said here Saturday.Announcing that a musical ... Read more...

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Kashyap launches short film contest


February 1st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Ahead of the India release of the Oscar nominated silent French film "The Artist", filmmaker Anurag Kashyap along with Tanweer Films has launched a nationwide online ... Read more...

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Metro to educate commuters on safety through short film


January 30th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Two weeks after a commuter got stuck between the sliding doors of a moving Metro train, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Monday said it will ... Read more...

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Johansson goes behind the camera for music video


January 19th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson has stepped behind the camera to direct a music video of her singer friend Jessie Baylin.Johansson took charge of the promo for "Hurry ... Read more...

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Films Division’s flip flop over documentary channel


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) Films Division of India director general Bankim Friday did a flip flop on having dedicated television channel for documentary and short films.After being gung ho ... Read more...

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Child poverty film wins short film award at IFFI


December 1st, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) A short film about child poverty in India won the Golden Lamp Tree award, while a film on pesticides tragedies in India won the Special Environment ... Read more...

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Production begins for award-winning UAE film projects


November 30th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 30 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Film Commission has announced the start of production of films of the winners of a short film competition.The Aflam Qaseera Production Fund ... Read more...

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Half-hour Sunday slot on Doordarshan for short films


November 26th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian documentary film makers Saturday welcomed the information and broadcasting ministry's decision to reserve a half-hour prime time slot every Sunday for short films on ... Read more...

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A film funded by Icelandic volcano


November 19th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) In April 2010, volcanic ash from the eruption of the hard to pronounce Icelandic volcano, Eyjafjallajokull, threw global airline traffic and business into disarray, causing billions ... Read more...

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Something ‘un-French’ about this Frenchman


October 20th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor, writer and director Martin Provost, whose film "The Long Falling" is being screened at the Mumbai Film Festival, is not your typical Frenchman.His heart beats ... Read more...

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Rachel Weisz real actor than movie star: Director Kondracki


October 14th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) Director Larysa Kondracki, who has teamed up with Rachel Weisz in his debut feature film "The Whistleblower", is all praise for the Oscar winning actress ... Read more...

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Gaga’s short-film at Paris Fashion Week


September 24th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga is all set to return to Paris Fashion Week with her debut short-film at designer Thierry Mugler's runway show.Gaga has been working ... Read more...

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Short film ‘Ghor Ghor Rani’ at film fest


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 23 (IANS) Short film "Ghor Ghor Rani", which talks about water conservation, will be screened at the 6th edition of international film festival Voices from the Waters 2011 ... Read more...

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