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Mamata’s intolerance thrusting celebrity status on commoners


September 19th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) One can call it Mamata Banerjee's Midas touch. The maverick West Bengal chief minister's intolerance is making heroes out of faceless people in the crowd.After a ... Read more...

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Driving social change for women - via stardom


September 12th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Female foeticide and empowerment of women seem to have become the favourite trending topics for Bollywood stars with Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan and Ajay ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kareena cruises on stardom in Dubai (With Image)


September 4th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) True to the glamorous spirit of their film "Heroine", actress Kareena Kapoor, director Madhur Bhandarkar and producer Siddharth Roy Kapur held a stylish and glitzy ... Read more...

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Beckinsale’s daughter not affected by her stardom


August 30th, 2012 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Kate Beckinsale says her 13-year-old daughter Lily is not affected by her stardom and is more busy living her teenage life."Mostly she just goes, ... Read more...

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Inside track of actresses’ lives - the fascination continues


August 18th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) What is life like behind the arclights? What compromises do women make in their journey to stardom? Do the glitz and glamour come for ... Read more...

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Salman’s fans have given him the best Eidi: Sohail Khan


August 17th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Filmmaker-actor Sohail Khan is happy at the stupendous opening of "Ek Tha Tiger" and says it's the best "Eidi" Salman Khan's fans could give him."It's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Owen never wanted stardom


August 13th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) Actor Clive Owen says stardom and fame was never his aim as he was more keen on doing theatre."I never wanted to be a movie ... Read more...

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Stardom in Beijing, immortalized in London (Profile) (Lead, correcting dateline)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, who achieved stardom in Beijing Games (bronze) four years ago, was immortalized in Indian wrestling in London Games (silver) as he became ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Stardom in Beijing, immortalized in London (Profile)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, who achieved stardom in Beijing Games (bronze) four years ago, was immortalized in Indian wrestling in London Games (silver) as he became the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kris Jenner angry with Kanye West


August 11th, 2012 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian's mother Kris Jenner is said to be furious at rapper Kanye West who referred to her daughter as a "bitch" in his ... Read more...

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Ranbir redefining stardom: Nawazuddin


August 8th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Ranbir Kapoor have formed a mutual admiration club, with both praising each other.Nawazuddin, who plays Faisal Khan in "Gangs of Wasseypur 2" ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna movies hit online, ‘Aradhana’ most popular


August 7th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Rajesh Khanna's classic movies "Aradhana" and "Haathi Mere Saathi" emerged as the late superstar's most popular films among online users during the month of July, ... Read more...

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Olympics: Blake downplays experience factor in 100m contest


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/CMC) World 100 metres sprint champion Yohan Blake has dismissed experience as a key factor in the contest at the London Olympics this weekend.The 22-year-old is one of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

We all are prisoners of fame: Mahesh Bhatt


July 31st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Stardom is a kind of addiction and actors, who attain it, fear losing it, says seasoned filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and adds that this is the ... Read more...

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Age no bar to Avika Gor for essaying new roles


July 28th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) She might be 15, but young TV actress Avika Gor doesn't let her age come in the way of her career. She says her stint ... Read more...

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‘Heroine’ not inspired by one person, says Bhandarkar


July 26th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) "Heroine" is not inspired by any one person, says director Madhur Bhandarkar, who is known for his realistic films like "Fashion" and "Page 3".The director ... Read more...

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It is good to be unknown: Vikas


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Despite being World No.6, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan believes "it is good to be unknown" and not be in the glare of the media."Too much publicity ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

My father-in-law got a funeral he deserved: Akshay Kumar


July 21st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna got a "dignified" funeral, and one which he truly "deserved", says his actor son-in-law Akshay Kumar, who always wanted to ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna: The custodian of his own famous avatar (Tribute)


July 18th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
In an unexpectedly deep and thoughtful comment Jatin Khanna once described himself as the "custodian" of his own movie screen avatar Rajesh Khanna."I am Jatin (his real name). I ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian stars have marginal acceptance abroad: Gulshan


July 8th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Gulshan Grover, who has worked in international movies, says that the acceptability of Indian movies and actors abroad is bare minimum."Acceptability of Indian stars and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Emraan, Vidya to romance in Mumbai monsoon for ‘Ghanchakkar’


June 19th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) The shooting of Vidya Balan-Emraan Hashmi starrer "Ghanchakkar" has been advanced by a month, and director Rajkumar Gupta's excitement knows no bounds. He will finally ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jackman’s son wishes dad wasn’t famous


June 16th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Hugh Jackman's son is not comfortable with his actor's fame.The "X-Men" actor admits 12-year-old Oscar feels uncomfortable when his famous father gets stopped on the street."My ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nawazuddin gets late recognition, says it’s never too late


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) He has been consistently delivering powerful performances in small roles on the big screen, but Nawazuddin Siddiqui didn't get recognition till his two films were screened ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Small screen’s ‘Madhubala’ has no Bollywood plans (With Images)


May 21st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) She is set to portray a Bollywood diva on the small screen, but Drashti Dhami, the lead actress of forthcoming show "Madhubala... Ek Ishq, Ek ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Mr Bhatti on Chutti’ releases May 18


April 27th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) After facing delays and objections from the censor board, Anupam Kher-starrer "Mr Bhatti On Chutti" will finally come out May 18.Earlier this month "Mr ... Read more...

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I want to be like my father: Sanjay Dutt


April 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Actor-producer Sanjay Dutt says he wants to be like his late father Sunil Dutt, who was like a pillar of strength for his family."I want ... Read more...

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Shahnaz Husain’s daughter pens mother’s biography (With Image)


April 17th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Well-known beauty expert Shahnaz Husain's writer daughter Nelofar Currimbhoy has penned a biography of her mother's journey from her childhood, early years of marriage, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

It was nice, as it always happens, says Shah Rukh


April 13th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 13 (IANS) Unfazed by his detention at a New York airport by US immigration authorities for a couple of hours, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, joked ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Modern fame leads to rehab: Julia Roberts


March 28th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts is thankful that she entered showbiz in the 1980s as she finds modern fame leads one to rehab."What's new is that we live ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

NBA sensation Jeremy Lin becomes Volvo’s brand ambassador


March 20th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 20 (IANS) China-owned Swedish automaker Volvo has announced an endorsement deal with NBA's new Asian-American superstar Jeremy Lin, marking the first major corporate contract for the Knicks ... Read more...

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It’s better to be star than actor today: Abhay Deol


March 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Actor Abhay Deol, who has carved a niche for himself in the film industry with unconventional roles, feels it is better to be a star ... Read more...

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Artists are not valued in our country: Kangna Ranaut


March 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Actress Kangna Ranaut rues the fact that artists are not valued and stardom often overshadows the real actors."I must admit that artists are not valued ... Read more...

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Prince Royce says he’s not letting fame go to his head


February 27th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Vina del Mar (Chile), Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) US bachata artist Prince Royce said that his family has been a firm pillar in helping him keep his feet on the ground ... Read more...

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Adele gets a standing ovation at the Grammy Awards


February 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Adele gave her first performance since last year when she took the stage at the Grammys last Sunday. The singer performed the track "Rolling in the ... Read more...

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Drug abuse part of Hollywood’s heritage: Mahesh Bhatt


February 13th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is saddened by the sudden death of singer Whitney Houston and says that drug abuse has become main part of Hollywood's ... Read more...

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