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Dhulia to shoot ‘Milan Talkies’ in February


August 13th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) After making offbeat films, Tigmanshu Dhulia now wants to try other genres. He is wielding the megaphone for actioner "Bullet Raja" and after finishing ... Read more...

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‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ runs houseful


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The audiences have given the thumbs up to Anurag Kashyap's "Gangs Of Wasseypur". It has opened to full houses in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand and is ... Read more...

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Potboilers’ successful run has continued: Sanjay Leela Bhansali


June 11th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) His kind of cinema is different -- but Sanjay Leela Bhansali, known for films like "Devdas", "Black" and "Guzaarish", broke new ground by producing a ... Read more...

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Prateik opts out of ‘Milan Talkies’


March 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Prateik and director Tigmanshu Dhulia have mutual admiration for each other and are sad that they couldn't work together in "Milan Talkies"."I really like the ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins best picture Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Michel Hazanavicius' "The Artist" was conferred the Oscar for best picture at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony, beating eight other movies.Set in 1927, "The Artist" ... Read more...

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On Indian cinema’s centenary, wax statue to honour Phalke (With Images)


February 17th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) To mark the centenary of the Indian film industry falling May 3, 2012, a fitting tribute will be paid to its legendary founding father, Dhundiraj G. ... 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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Pune mayhem: Driver sent to police custody


January 26th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 26 (IANS) A court here Thursday sent to police custody the mentally disturbed state transport bus driver who sped through busy streets here a day earlier, killing eight ... Read more...

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Nine killed as mentally ill man hijacks Pune bus (Second lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) At least nine people were killed, 27 injured and 30-40 vehicles damaged when a mentally disturbed staffer of the government bus service hijacked a state ... Read more...

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Nine killed as mentally ill man hijacks Pune bus (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) At least nine people were killed, 40 injured and more than two dozen vehicles damaged when a mentally disturbed staffer of the government bus service hijacked ... Read more...

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Mentally ill man hijacks Pune bus, kills 5


January 25th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) At least six people were killed and more than two dozen vehicles damaged when a mentally-disturbed staffer of the government bus service hijacked a state transport ... Read more...

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Ah! Some ‘cutting tea’ on a cold Bhopal morn (Letter from Bhopal)


January 20th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 20 (IANS) Ever heard of "cutting tea"? It is Bhopal's unique offering - basically half or three-fourth cup of hot tea, served at interminable big and small tea ... Read more...

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Movie-watching gets luxurious with Director’s Cut


October 4th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Four avant-garde auditoriums, a cafe, a chic restaurant-cum-bar, a lounge, a patisserie and a book shop devoted to movies -- the movie-watching experience in ... Read more...

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Malegaon’s superman dies watching his film


September 9th, 2011 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Shaikh Shafique, the cancer-stricken leading man of the "Superman" spoof "Malegaon Ka Superrman", passed away after the film's producers drove down to Malegaon to screen the ... Read more...

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Agra marches, raises slogans in support of Anna


August 17th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 17 (IANS) Students, teachers, businessmen... people from various walks of life were out on streets of Agra Wednesday, pledging their support for Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign. Many ... Read more...

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Chitrangada Singh Plays An Aspiring Singer In ‘Yeh Saali Zindagi’


January 31st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
. She will be seen playing an aspiring singer in Delhi, who comes to Mumbai to earn name and fame with money.However, the poor girl falls prey of a mistaken identity ... Read more...

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26 years on, Bhopal gas survivors rally for justice


December 3rd, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) Thousands of survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy held rallies at different locations in this city Thursday to mark the 26th anniversary of the world's worst industrial ... Read more...

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Closing ceremony — sound, light and fireworks


October 14th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) While the opening ceremony was packed with cultural performances, the closing ceremony was more about lights, sounds and fireworks.Here is a factfile: Fireworks: Fireworks were released from ... Read more...

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‘Bhairava’ slated for release on September 24


September 21st, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Srihari and Sindhu Tulani are playing the lead roles in "Bhairava' directed by Poluri Srinivasa Reddy (Gulabi) and produced by Nattikumar on the banner of Visakha Talkies. ... Read more...

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Nattikumar to introduce Vijayan as director


September 14th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vijayan who worked for more than 475 films as action choreographer is making his debut as director. Nattikumar of Visakha Talkies is making arrangements for a ... Read more...

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All Women Jury For 12th MIAMI Festival


September 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The much waited Mumbai Academy of Moving Images (MAMI) film festival is going to start from October 21 and will conclude on October 28, 2010. This festival ... Read more...

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Mohanlal In Yet Another Double Role In Talkies


August 30th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malayalam superstar Mohanlal has been seen playing double roles in the movies like "Udayon', "Raavanaprabhu' and "Uncle Bun'. He has played the double roles of father ... Read more...

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Audio Release Of Modhala Sala


July 29th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In recent news from the Kannada movie industry, challenging star Darshan released the audio of the film Modhala Sala.The movie is produced under the banner of ... Read more...

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Umashri In 3 Roles


July 29th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The immensely talented actress, Umashri who has showcased her rich acting skills on the stage and in cinema and television has donned the triple roles of ... Read more...

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Aamir doesn’t have time to babysit me: Imran (Film Snippets)


July 6th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) He might be basking in the success of his recent hit "I Hate Luv Storys" but Bollywood's chocolate boy Imran Khan rues the absence of superstar ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Raavanan (2010)


June 19th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Raavanan – Amateurish Adaptation Of Ramayana Lacks SubstantialityBanner: Madras Talkies, Big PicturesProduction: ManirathnamStory, Screenplay and Direction: ManirathnamDialogues: Suhasini ManirathnamMusic: A.R. RahmanCinematography: Santhosh Sivan, ManikandanEditing: Sreekar PrasadJune 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): ... Read more...

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Actor Sriman signs a thriller


May 20th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actor Sriman holds special mention for performing even a cameo role with perfection. Having played negative and supporting roles in various films, the actor is all ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai Threatened?


May 18th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Aishwarya Rai is easily one of the most talented and beautiful actresses in the world. She has been voted so far too many times to be ... Read more...

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‘Patta Patti’ audio launched in grandeur


May 10th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It was a special occasion to remember as the entire Sathyam Cinemas was studded with celebrities from Tamil film industry. The audio launched of "Patta Patti ... Read more...

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Vijay Anthony’s ‘Naan’ starts rolling


April 8th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): When it was all about Himesh Reshammiya of Bollywood making his onscreen appearance as hero and Tollywood's Devi Sri Prasad looking out for better offers as ... Read more...

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Airtel Talkies brings movie content on mobiles pre-release


April 5th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Movie buffs will soon be able to access movie content on their mobile phones much before the release of the film with Bharti Airtel Monday launching a ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Road, Movie(2010)


March 8th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 8 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Road, Movie: A boring journeyRating: 1.5 out of 5*Starring: Abhay Deol, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Mohammed Faizal and Satish KaushikDirector: Dev BenegalRoad, Movie is about the journey of Vishnu ... Read more...

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‘Dasanna’ trailers launched


February 26th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Srihari and Meena play the leads in "Dasanna' directed by DSP. Produced by Natti Kumar under the banner of Visakha Talkies, the film is presented by Natti ... Read more...

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MNIK opens across Madhya Pradesh amidst minor protests (Lead)


February 13th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 12 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan's latest film "My Name is Khan" released all over Madhya Pradesh except Jabalpur Friday, amidst some protests by the Shiv Sainiks. The film drew ... Read more...

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‘MNIK’ released in Orissa amidst stray protests (Lead)


February 12th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 12 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "My Name Is Khan" released all over Orissa Friday amidst stray protests by the Bajrang Dal. A large number of movie buffs were seen ... Read more...

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