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Now a crowd-funded spoof film fest!


August 21st, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The capital's movie and comedy buffs are in for a treat with SpoofhMania, an international short film festival of spoofs.The event will be organised here ... Read more...

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Will Vidya stike gold again with ‘Kahaani’? (IANS Preview)


March 5th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) After wooing the audience with her bold and sensuous act in "The Dirty Picture", actress Vidya Balan returns with another intense role of a ... Read more...

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Playing pregnant woman was cakewalk for Vidya


January 11th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) If she effortlessly essayed the role of a sex symbol in "The Dirty Picutre", it was a cakewalk to play a pregnant woman in search ... Read more...

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Brand denied entry to Canada


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 3 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand was forced to cancel a show in Canada after he was stopped by customs officials at the airport and denied entry to ... Read more...

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Billy Gardell announces his tour


May 13th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Billy Gardell has announced that he will embark on a tour in June. The comedian is still awaiting the future of the show “Mike & Molly.”The ... Read more...

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Bipasha not in Amar tape: Celina


May 13th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu, currently in the midst of a controversy over her alleged conversation with former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, has found support ... Read more...

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Taking mum to Oscars was payback for agony I’ve put her through: Russell Brand


March 30th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): Russell Brand has revealed that taking his mum to the Academy Awards last month was a payback for the agony he has put her through.The stand-up comic whisked ... Read more...

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Leave casual footwear, cut-offs in closet: Tom Ford advises gentlemen


March 26th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 26 (ANI): American fashion designer Tom Ford has doled out tips on how a perfect gentleman should dress and behave.Ford, 49, who is launching his own line of women's ... Read more...

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Eddie Murphy to receive Comedy Icon honour


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Actor Eddie Murphy will be honoured with Comedy Icon for his performances in stand-up, sketches and film at the first ever Comedy Awards."Eddie Murphy's impact ... Read more...

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American idol finalist Casey Abrams hospitalized


February 25th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘American Idol’ contestant Casey Abrams has been rushed to the hospital.According to details that was made available to the press, Casey was rushed to the hospital ... Read more...

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Tulsi Chakrabarty Was The Best Comedian India Ever Had: Bibhu Bhattacharjee


December 20th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Not only did the maestro comedian, whose most recognized work was as the lead in Satyajit Ray’s ‘Parash Pathar’, work as a stand-up clown with a circus group, he was also ... Read more...

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Aniston’s best friend Chelsea Handler calls Jolie a ‘home wrecker’


December 8th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 08 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston's new best friend Chelsea Handler has launched a foul-mouthed tirade against Brad Pitt's partner Angelina Jolie, calling her a 'home wrecker'."She's a homewrecker, she is," ... Read more...

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Russell Brand insists he didn’t gift tiger to wife Katy Perry


November 12th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Comedian Russell Brand, who recently married singer Katy Perry, has dismissed rumor that he gave his wife a tiger as wedding gift.The stand up champion gave his ... Read more...

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Robert Downey Jr on how he would advice pal Mel Gibson


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 03 (ANI): 'Iron Man' star Robert Downey Jr has opened up about his relationship with actor Mel Gibson, and also revealed what he would say to his troubled ... Read more...

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Abhishek hits back at Prahlad Kakkar


October 28th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan has hit back at ad-man Prahlad Kakkar's comment that the actor should be in the Guinness Book of World Records for standing ... Read more...

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Cain Velasquez Wins UFC Heavy Weight Championship


October 25th, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Brock Lesnar vs Cain Velasquez title match, UFC heavyweight championship, yesterday night, resulted in the Mexican American fighter's victory. Cain Velasquez was overwhelmed with his ... Read more...

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Kim Cattrall doesn’t like posing with fans


October 12th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Kim Cattrall has revealed that she often hates her 'Sex And The City' fame because it has made her a target for over-eager fans, who interfere with her ... Read more...

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‘Walking’ properties of bacteria discovered


October 8th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that bacteria are capable of 'standing up' and moving while vertical.In 2008, UCLA researcher Gerard Wong suggested that an undergraduate bioengineering senior design group ... Read more...

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Bieber wants ‘Grease’ remake with Cyrus, Boyle


August 31st, 2010 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Teenage singer Justin Bieber has expressed a desire to star alongside Miley Cyrus and Susan Boyle in a remake of John Travolta-starrer hit "Grease". The 16-year-old admits ... Read more...

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Rosie O’ Donnell strikes talk show deal with Oprah Winfrey


August 8th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 08 (ANI): American stand up comedienne Rosie O' Donnell has signed a deal with Oprah Winfrey to host her own talk show on Oprah's new network.O'Donnell will be returning ... Read more...

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Colors Gears Up For ‘Chhote Miyan 3′


July 26th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Colors and Endemol India are inseparable. All the major non-fiction shows on Colors are produced by Endemol India. "Fear Factor', "Bigg Boss' are set to see ... Read more...

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Kevin Hart Impresses Yet Again In ‘Seriously Funny’


July 12th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Comedy's most popular face Kevin Hart appeared on Comedy Central yesterday night at 10 to present a stand up act. The act entitled "Kevin ... Read more...

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Russell Brand turns to pals for wedding advice


June 29th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): Russell Brand has reached out to his friends Noel Gallagher and David Walliams for advice before he ties the knot with Katy Perry.The Comic met the former ... Read more...

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‘Ghost pushing pint off’ in UK pub table caught on CCTV


May 30th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): A haunted pub in England has caught on its CCTV a glass of pint falling mysteriously by itself from a table.Sean Moore had left his drink unattended during ... Read more...

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Kiwi caddie talks about his time with Tiger Woods


April 4th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 4 (ANI): Tiger Woods' Kiwi caddie has opened up about his close relationship with the golfer, revealing details of post-tournament drinking sessions with him.In an exclusive interview with the ... Read more...

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Cain Velasquez Defeats Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira


February 21st, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sydney, Australia, Feb 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Saturday, in the UFC 110 held at the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia, Cain Velasquez from the United States of America was amazing. ... Read more...

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All Is Well Between Ellen DeGeneres And Simon Cowell?


February 11th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much acclaimed television personality Ellen DeGeneres became the talk of the town after viewers of the popular reality series "American Idol" finally witnessed her joining the ... Read more...

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Radio icon Howard Stern’s sidekick Artie Lange hospitalised


January 3rd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 3 (IANS) Comedian Artie Lange, one of radio icon Howard Stern's on-air sidekicks, has been hospitalised. "We can confirm that Artie is in the hospital," imdb.com quoted a rep ... Read more...

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The curious case of Twitter and how it is ruining comedians’ career


November 11th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Comedians are fuming as their jokes are being plagiarised on Twitter and other websites.Comics have complained that the reason some of their gags were falling flat was that ... Read more...

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When David Walliams took off Mark Ronson’s underwear onstage!


November 4th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 4 (ANI): English funnyman David Walliams left superproducer Mark Ronson fuming after wrestling him to the floor and taking off his underpants at a charity event.The comedian gave a stand-up ... Read more...

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David Cross boasts about taking cocaine in Obama’s presence


October 27th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 27 (ANI): American comedian David Cross has stirred a row after bragging about taking cocaine in the presence of US President Barack Obama.The actor alleged snorting the powder for ... Read more...

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Wanda Sykes Gearing Up For The Late Night Scene


October 11th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct. 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Come November and Wanda will be seen in her show called "The Wanda Sykes Show" that is slated to feature on the FOX networks from Nov. ... Read more...

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Wanda Sykes In HBO’s “I’ma Be Me”


October 8th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This bit of news is certainly going to prove to be a huge hit among all those viewers who are a big fan of Wanda Sykes. ... Read more...

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Vir Das treated as pariah on the sets of Yash Raj!


October 2nd, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vir Das, India's answer to popular western stand-up comic Russell Peters, is finding himself isolated these days on the sets of Yash Raj.A source from the sets says, "The entire team ... Read more...

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Williams thinks fans feel cheated he didn’t die!


August 31st, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Hollywood funny man Robin Williams feels he could have left his fans with a valuable "souvenir" - a performance ticket from a dead star - had he not ... Read more...

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