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‘Jai Ho’, ‘Slumdog’ top Hollywood words of 2008


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Danny Boyle's underdog drama ï¿1/2Slumdog Millionaireï¿1/2 that took the Oscars by storm has also given the words ï¿1/2Jai hoï¿1/2 and ï¿1/2Slumdogï¿1/2, which have topped ... Read more...

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Boyle’s ‘127 Hours’ to hit Indian screens Jan 28


December 30th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Danny Boyle's thrilling biopic "127 Hours", about a rock climber, is going to release in India Jan 28. Having already created a stir across the ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Archie Panjabi wins Emmy (Lead)


August 30th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian origin British actress Archie Panjabi, who starred in films like "Bend it like Beckham" and "East is East", has bagged the best supporting actress in ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle’s ‘127 Hours’ to close London Film Festival


August 14th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) British filmmaker Danny Boyle, known for films like "Trainspotting" and "Slumdog Millionaire", is all set to close October's London Film Festival with the screening of his ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle’s Thriller 127 Hours To Close The London Film Festival


August 13th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Academy Award winning director Danny Boyle's upcoming thriller movie 127 Hours has been chosen to close the BFI London Film Festival on October 28, ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle unveils first look of ‘127 Hours’


August 13th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) British filmmaker Danny Boyle, who made it big with "Slumdog Millionaire", unveiled the first look of his next film "127 hours", a hair- raising action drama ... Read more...

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‘ROAD, MOVIE’ TO PREMIER AT TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL


August 29th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Indian Film Company (IFC or the Company) today announces that IFC's ROAD, MOVIE, has been invited to have its world premiere at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). In ... Read more...

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Boyle’s next flick will be based on Suketu Mehta’s ‘Maximum City’


June 8th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle is reassembling his 'Slumdog Millionaire' team to make a new film on Mumbai, his scriptwriter has revealed.Simon Beaufoy, who bagged an Academy ... Read more...

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”Slumdog Millionaire” kids visit Shirdi


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Shirdi (Maharashtra), Mar 23 (ANI): Child actors of the Oscar-wining movie ''Slumdog Millionaire'' paid a visit to the Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in Maharashtra. Rubina Ali, who essayed the role of a ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor donates Slumdog pay cheque to Indian charity


March 17th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor has donated his salary from Slumdog Millionaire to a children''s charity.The 49-year-old actor, who played the role of a TV host in the ... Read more...

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Slum children in Kolkata inspired after watching ”Slumdog Millionaire”


March 9th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 9 (ANI): Over 500 children from slums here were treated to a special screening of the Oscar winning movie ''Slumdog Millionaire''. Coming out of the theatre, the kids said ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar goes to watch Slumdog on a cycle-rickshaw


March 5th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Mar 5 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on Thursday, went to watch ''Slumdog Millionare'', the Oscar winning rags-to-riches movie, on a cycle-rickshaw. Kumar, however, claims that it was no publicity ... Read more...

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Michael Slater’s ‘Slumdog’ connection


February 28th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 28 (IANS) Oscar winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire" has left some cricket fans baffled with the inclusion of Australian batsman Michael Slater's name as a possible answer to one of the ... Read more...

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Oscar winner Resul Pookutty returns home to hero’s welcome


February 26th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 26 (ANI): Resul Pookutty, who won the Oscar for best sound mixing, returned to his home to a hero's welcome in Mumbai along with his wife and Slumdog actor Irrfan ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to propose tax exemption for Oscar-winning Rahman


February 23rd, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
Khatkar Kalan (Punjab)/ New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Congratulating the team of ''Slumdog Millionaire'' for its resounding success at the Oscars, Home Minister P. Chidambaram today said he would ask the ... Read more...

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President, PM congratulate ”Slumdog Millionaire” team


February 23rd, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today congratulated the team of ''Slumdog Millionaire'' which created a sensation by winning eight Oscars. The President is ... Read more...

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List of eight Oscars won by ‘Slumdog Millionaire’


February 23rd, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Following is a list of the Oscars won by "Slumdog Millionaire": 1. Best Picture 2. Best director - Danny Boyle 3. Best original song- A.R. Rahman and Gulzar 4. Best original score - A.R. Rahman 5. Best ... Read more...

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“Slumdog” en route to Oscars night-wins eight awards


February 23rd, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 23 (ANI): Residents of Dharavi in Mumbai, the setting for Oscar nominated ''Slumdog Millionaire'', rejoiced as they watch the award ceremony on their television sets on Monday. "Slumdog Millionaire" scooped ... Read more...

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Rahman creates history as ‘Slumdog’ turns top dog at Oscars (Lead)


February 23rd, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman made history as he became the first Indian to win two Oscars as "Slumdog Millionaire", the rags to riches story of a ... Read more...

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Slumdog Millionaire becomes 4th highest Oscar-winning flick with 8 awards


February 23rd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Danny Boyle''s Slumdog Millionaire has become the fourth film after Gandhi to get the highest number of Oscar awards. The film, which tracks the journey of an 18-year-old ... Read more...

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With eight Oscars, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ sweeps Academy awards


February 23rd, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) It's "Slumdog Millionaire" all the way. After shining at the Golden Globes and BAFTA, the Mumbai-based film swept the 81st Academy awards winning eight Oscars, making the ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ gets best adapted screenplay Oscar


February 23rd, 2009 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) British scriptwriter Simon Beaufoy won the Oscar for best adapted screenplay for "Slumdog Millionaire", a rags-to-riches story of a Mumbai slum boy who goes on to win ... Read more...

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Will Rahman have his day with ‘Slumdog’ at the Oscars?


February 21st, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) British director Danny Boyle's hit film "Slumdog Millionaire" is the favourite to win the Oscar for best picture at Sunday night's annual Academy Awards, but would luck ... Read more...

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Best picture Oscar nominees


February 20th, 2009 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 20 (DPA) The Oscars will be announced here Sunday night (Monday morning in India). The following have been nominated for the best picture Oscar: "Slumdog Millionaire": A British film based ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor says Slumdog Millionaire is what the world needs


February 16th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 16 (ANI): Anil Kapoor has said that the gigantic success of Slumdog Millionaire owes itself to the recession hit peoples preferences for happy endings and that''s what the world ... Read more...

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Slumdog Millionaire bags prestigious Writers Guild Award


February 9th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Oscar frontrunner Slumdog Millionaire has added another gong in its kitty at the Writers Guild Awards, with Simon Beaufoy winning the award for best-adapted screenplay for the ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ shines at Writer’s Guild awards


February 8th, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) British-Irish filmmaker Danny Boyle's rags to richs underdog drama "Slumdog Millionaire" won another feather in its cap by walking away with the most prestigious awards at The ... Read more...

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Complaints against ‘Slumdog…’ for ‘hurting religious sentiments’


January 29th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 29 (IANS) A Hindu group in Goa Thursday filed three complaints with the police alleging the globally acclaimed film "Slumdog Millionaire" "hurts religious sentiments". The complaints were lodged against the ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor says Slumdog Oscar nods great for India


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire, which has clinched ten Oscar nominations, has generated huge excitement and pride in the home of Bollywood Mumbai. It has seen the first ever triple Oscar ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ gets 10 Oscar nominations


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) British director Danny Boyle's hit film "Slumdog Millionaire" has won 10 Oscar nominations, three of them for Indian musician maestro A.R. Rahman for his original score and ... Read more...

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A.R.Rahman gets triple nomination at the Oscars


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan.22 (ANI): By bagging triple nominations for his latest film Slumdog Millionaire at the 81st Oscar Academy Awards on Thursday, the all entrancing musician A. R. Rahman has brought a ... Read more...

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Rahman returns home after bagging Golden Globe


January 15th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Music maestro A.R. Rahman returned home to a hearty welcome after winning the Golden Globe for the best score for Danny Boyle's critically acclaimed “Slumdog Millionaire”.“I am very ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ bags 11 Bafta nominations


January 15th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Mumbai rags-to-riches saga "Slumdog Millionaire" earned a pre-Oscars boost Thursday by bagging 11 nominations for the Baftas, the British awards. Following up on its successes at the Golden ... Read more...

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AR Rahman wins Golden Globe for ”Slumdog Millionaire”


January 12th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): After winning the Critics Award, music director AR Rahman has walked away with yet another gong for Best Score in ''Slumdog Millionaire'' at the Golden Globes awards. ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ wins four Golden Globes, Rahman among them (Lead)


January 12th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (DPA) Mumbai-based drama "Slumdog Millionaire" has won four Golden Globes including best original score motion picture for A.R. Rahman."Slumdog Millionaire" also won Golden Globes for best motion picture-drama, ... Read more...

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