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Box office offers mix bag this Friday (IANS preview)


August 29th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) With three different films from three different genres coming out this week, viewers are spoiled for choice. They can take a pick from "Joker", ... Read more...

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Social message in ‘Second Marriage Dot Com’ (IANS Preview)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) If you are not among the ones who can handle the blood saga in "Gangs of Wasseypur 2", then there is "Second Marriage Dot Com" ... 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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For ‘Ferrari Ki Sawaari’, Sharman adds weight, has pointed nose


June 7th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) In "Ferrari Ki Sawaari", Sharman Joshi's first solo-hero film releasing June 15, the talented actor plays an interesting Parsi character - and a plump one ... Read more...

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‘Balika Vadhu’ puts forth reality well: Farida Jalal


May 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Veteran actress Farida Jalal is proud of her association with "Balika Vadhu", the tele-serial which is nearing 1,000 episodes. She says the show is different for ... Read more...

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Oprah connects to Jaipur with salwar-kameez, social message (With Image)


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) The queen of television talk shows, Oprah Winfrey, connected to more than 10,000 people in this historic pink city Sunday with her message on education, ... Read more...

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Game for more reality shows: Swami Agnivesh (Interview)


November 11th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Social activist Swami Agnivesh says his brief three-day stint in "Bigg Boss 5" has left him tempted to taste reality television once again for the ... Read more...

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SCRIPT 2012 film fest invites entries


October 13th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 13 (IANS) A film festival with a difference -- only entertaining short films and documentaries with social relevance, the second edition of SCRIPT (Social and Corporate Responsibility International ... Read more...

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‘I Am Kalam’ gives message without preaching (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


August 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "I Am Kalam"; Cast: Harsh Mayar, Hussan Saad, Pitobash, Gulshan Grover and Beatrice Ordeix; Director: Nila Madab Panda; Rating: ****The boy is a dreamer. One look at the former President ... Read more...

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A man and his motley troupe perform for justice (Feature)


July 31st, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 31 (IANS) Rickshaw pullers, vegetable vendors, mechanics and tailors - they are members of his theatre group. With their help, Sanjeeba, the owner of a picture frames shop, ... Read more...

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Good times for small screen actors eyeing films: Hiten Tejwani


May 28th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) When Hiten Tejwani ventured into films with "Joggers' Park" in 2003, TV actors hardly worked for the big screen. But thanks to the growing confluence ... Read more...

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‘Delhi Belly’ for adults, but there is no skin show: Aamir Khan


May 13th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Aamir Khan says his next production "Delhi Belly" is a bold film, but it doesn't have any skin show. The star was keen to do ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist selected for Moscow championship


April 15th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) Orissa-based artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected to represent India at the third world sand sculpture championship to be held in Moscow May 4-11."The theme of ... Read more...

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Meiyang Chang confirms hosting ‘India’s Got Talent 3′ (Movie Snippets)


April 12th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Singer-actor-anchor Meiyang Chang has denied reports that he was offered the chance to host Sony TV's upcoming reality show "X Factor", but confirms he ... Read more...

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Patna boy Kranti Prakash wants to do issue-based movies


January 28th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Patna boy Kranti Prakash Jha, who featured in Hindi movie "Vikalp", is trying to find a foothold in Bhojpuri cinema with his debut vehicle "Deswa", and says ... Read more...

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Movie Preview - ‘Kandahar’: An Apt Portrayal Of The 1999 Indian Airlines Hijack


December 16th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director: Major RaviCast: Mohanlal, Amitabh Bachchan, Ganesh Venkatraman, Sumalatha, Kaveri Jha, Ananya, Lal, Anoop Chandran, Major Ravi, Jaffer Idukki, Major Kishore, Kannan PattambiGenre: ThrillerRating: ***‘Kandahar’ is one of the most awaited ... Read more...

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‘Knock Out’ a complete entertainer, says Dutt in Hyderabad


October 6th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Ranjit jadhavHyderabad, Oct.6 (ANI): Actor Sunjay Dutt has described his latest film 'Knock Out' as a complete entertainer that sends out a strong social message to the audience."Well, knock out is ... Read more...

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Movie Review : Benny and Babloo (2010)


October 1st, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Benny and Babloo: See Two Similar World Through Their EyesRating: 2 out of 5*Starring: Kay Kay Menon, Rajpal Yadav and othersDirector: Yunus SajawalOctober 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Benny and Babloo is ... Read more...

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Kolkata activists spread AIDS awareness through puppet show


September 20th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Sep. 20 (ANI): In an AIDS awareness programme, activists made an attempt to reduce the stigma linked to the disease by staging a unique puppet show, here over the ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi is back


September 11th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The superstar of Telugu cinema, Chiranjeevi, had taken a sabbatical from the big screen thanks to his political aspirations. However, there is some good news for ... Read more...

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Feast on regional theatre, thanks to Games(Lead)


September 9th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Theatre lovers should be happy with the Commonwealth Games. For, the mega event in October has yielded a rich bounty of regional theatre, children's plays ... Read more...

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Regional theatre sets stage for Games


September 9th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) A grand line-up of regional theatre, children's plays and awards to promote the language stage in the run-up to the October Commonwealth Games has shored ... Read more...

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Music Launch of Arohan Takes Place In Kolkata


August 21st, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Director Pinaki Chaudhuri's upcoming Bengali movie Aarohan has launched its music on Tuesday night in Kolkata in presence of the film's actress Rituparna Sengupta, who was spotted at ... Read more...

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Sand sculpture created on Puri beach to spread swine flu awareness


August 14th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Sharda LehangirPuri (Orissa), Aug 14 (ANI): Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik created a sculpture depicting swine flu at Puri beach, to generate awareness of the disease.Pattnaik, ... Read more...

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Kannada Film Director Ventures Into TV Serial Production


June 15th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A new trend of the Indian entertainment industry is that the filmmakers are now trying their hands in making TV serials. In the Hindi industry, ... Read more...

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Boondocks Season 3 Episode 6 Liked By Viewers


June 7th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
The "Boondocks" Season 3 Episode 6 that was aired on Sunday at Cartoon Network's Adult Swimsuit was able to capture the attention of the viewers not only for its storyline that focused ... Read more...

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Madhur’s Upcoming Comedy Flick To Star Ajay Devgan, Neil, Mugdha


May 26th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Madhur Bhandarkar is known for his dramatic cinema with a realistic touch and a social message in each of his film. The films like Chandni Bar, ... Read more...

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“No more Punjabis and weddings in new films” — Gurinder Chaddha


May 6th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Her recent release "It's a Wonderful Afterlife' has already had a super release in the U.K and is soon to release in India on 7th ... Read more...

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It’s all Fun and Games on ‘Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma’!


May 6th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Exams are over, results are out, and summer vacation has arrived, but the children of Gokul Dham Society are no where to be seen! Contrary to what ... Read more...

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Unlike Balika Vadhu, Kashi has a social message: Jannat


April 10th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):In 2008, TV gave rise to a new superstar. Unlike her predecessor, she was all of 10 years old but soon Avika Gor became the cynosure of ... Read more...

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Chinese artist fights concrete with erotic art (With Image)


March 14th, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Erotic art with a social message literally hit the Indian streets when leading Chinese performance artist Han Bing performed "Dreams of Lost Homes" - a ... Read more...

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‘Tarak Mehta Ka…’ celebrates dry Holi!


February 27th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' has always adopted an unconventional approach in order to convey some good and socially relevant messages through its episodes. Once again, ... Read more...

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I’d work with Pankaj Kapoor again and again: Bhavna Talwar


February 24th, 2010 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) After critically-acclaimed "Dharm", filmmaker Bhavna Talwar is ready with her second film "Happi" and she is all praise for veteran actor Pankaj Kapoor. She says the "perfectionist" ... Read more...

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Kamban to strike with a social message


February 15th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kollywood filmmakers are commonly fond of making movies based on social crisis and in times audiences have very well responded to them. Now, we have a newcomer ... Read more...

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Kamban- a film with strong social message


February 2nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kamban– the immortal entity of Indian literature is well known for his extraordinary epic "Ramayanam'. Deeply inspired by this personality, debutant Muralisamy has named his film's ... Read more...

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