television arts

Sri Lankan readers suffer from island mindset, says author


June 16th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Islands breed their own kind of somnolence. People would rather stand at their gates watching life pass by than read a book, says contemporary Sri ... Read more...

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Christopher Plummer wins best supporting actor


February 27th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) At 82, Christopher Plummer is said to be the oldest person to have won an Oscar as he took home the golden statuette for his ... Read more...

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Octavia Spencer wins best supporting actress


February 27th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Octavia Spencer was overwhelmed as her name was announced for best supporting actress winner's trophy at the 84th Academy Awards here for her role as ... Read more...

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My films create a show, not reality: ‘The Artist’ director (Interview)


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) His black and white silent film "The Artist" has won three Golden Globes and seven Baftas (awards of the British Academy of Film and Television ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor thrilled about BAFTA


February 8th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, who is set for his third outing at the prestigious BAFTA ceremony, says he is extremely delighted to be part ... Read more...

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Kids show gets 5 Emmy nominations


October 19th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Oct 19 (IANS/EFE) The Puerto Rican children's show "Atencion Atencion" has been nominated by the Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for five ... Read more...

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Like Oscars, IIFA doesn’t need brand ambassador: Anil Kapoor


June 16th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Comparing the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards with the Oscars, actor Anil Kapoor says just like the Academy Awards have no brand ambassador, ... Read more...

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Jane Lynch to host the Emmy Awards


June 3rd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jane Lynch has been handed the honor to host this year’s Emmy Awards. This year’s event will be the 63rd of the annual program.Chairman and CEO ... Read more...

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Martin Freeman bags a BAFTA


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Martin Freeman has bagged the Best Supporting Actor BAFTA for playing the role of Dr Watson in the TV series "Sherlock".The three-part BBC series was also voted ... Read more...

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Rahman loses Oscar for ‘127 Hours’ original score


February 28th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman lost the Oscar for best original score to composer duo Trent Rezmor and Atticus Ross who won it for "The Social Network" ... Read more...

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List of top Bafta awards for 2011


February 14th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A list of some of the winners of the 2011 Baftas awards has been revealed, and it includes British historical drama 'The King's Speech'.According to the official website ... Read more...

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List of some of BAFTA winners for 2011 revealed


February 14th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A list of some of the winners of the 2011 Baftas awards has been revealed, and it includes British historical drama 'The King's Speech'.According to the official website ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ wins best film at BAFTA


February 14th, 2011 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Tom Hooper's "The King's Speech" picked up the best film title at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards here Sunday.The movie, about the stuttering ... Read more...

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David Fincher wins BAFTA for ‘The Social Network’


February 14th, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) American director David Fincher walked away with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award for best director for his motion picture "The Social Network" ... Read more...

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Rahman loses BAFTA


February 14th, 2011 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) It doesn't seem to be a lucky year for A.R. Rahman. After losing the Golden Globe award, the Indian music composer Sunday lost the British Academy of ... Read more...

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Emmy president meets members of Indian TV industry


February 9th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Bruce Paisner, president of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the body behind Emmy Awards, visited India early this month and met television broadcast CEOs, producers ... Read more...

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Rahman in Oscar run again with two nominations for ‘127 Hours’


January 25th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 25 (IANS) Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman has done it again! He received two nominations Tuesday for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards for the original score in ... Read more...

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You get success, then a movie gets ripped off: A.R. Rahman (Interview)


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian maestro A.R. Rahman says that after the mega sweep of "Slumdog Millionaire" at various awards, a solo win so far for the music ... Read more...

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Rahman gets BAFTA nomination for ‘127 Hours’ music


January 18th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Oscar-winning Indian music composer A.R. Rahman has been nominated for the British Academy of Films and Television Arts (BAFTA) award for original music in Danny Boyle's "127 ... Read more...

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Dubai fest expeccted ‘The King’s Speech’ Golden Globe citing


December 15th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 15 (IANS) The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) organisers were so sure about British actor Colin Firth's film "The King's Speech" sweeping the Golden Globe nominations that ... Read more...

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Colin Firth says he almost turned down ‘Pride and Prejudice’ role


December 8th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 08 (ANI): 'Pride and Prejudice' star Colin Firth has revealed that he almost turned down the part that made him a household name.The actor said that he thought himself 'wrong' ... Read more...

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George Clooney Will Be Honored At The Emmys


August 28th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): George Clooney is perhaps one of those leading men of Hollywood who have a killer god looks and a big heart to go with it that ... Read more...

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Humanitarian Award For George Clooney


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The latest sources reveal that George Clooney would receive Humanitarian Award. He was aptly nominated for this award, since he financially assisted the victims of Haiti. ... Read more...

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BAFTA award, happiest moment ever: Cowell


June 7th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell, who was recently honoured with a special award by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), says it was his happiest moment ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell to get BAFTA honour


June 6th, 2010 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell will be honoured by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) at the academy's awards event here at the London Palladium Sunday. The ... Read more...

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‘Twilight’ and ‘Harry Potter’ stars engaged


May 11th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles May 11 (IANS) "Twilight" star Jamie Campbell and "Harry Potter" actress Bonnie Wright are reportedly engaged. Jamie proposed to Bonnie last month, accesshollywood.com reported. "We are all absolutely shocked and surprised ... Read more...

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Jimmy Falon Will Host The 62nd Emmys on August 29


May 5th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 04 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The host of this year's Emmy Awards show, which will air on August 29th has been named. And the winner is..."Jimmy Fallon, come on down!" Comedian, and host ... Read more...

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‘As The World Turns’ Star, Helen Wagner, Dies Subsequent To A Distinguished Career


May 4th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): This piece of news is a rather morose one for all of us and, more so, for the admirers of Helen Wagner. The morose ... Read more...

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‘As The World Turns’ Star Helen Wagner Dies


May 4th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Helen Wagner, the star of the CBS soap 'As the World Turns' passed away on Saturday at the ripe age of 91. Helen Wagner became popular ... Read more...

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Mo’Nique’s brother admits abuse


April 20th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Gerald Imes is the brother of American comedienne and actress, Mo'Nique. He has admitted that he had sexually abused his sister when he was ... Read more...

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Cowell to receive Emmy for TV talent shows


March 27th, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell is to be honoured by Emmy award for his contribution to television around the world. "He is an entrepreneur and a performer in equal measure. ... Read more...

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‘Batman: Arkham Asylum’ Bags Best Game Award At BAFTA


March 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, Mar 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Action adventure video game 'Batman: Arkham Asylum' was adjourned the best game at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2010, which was ... Read more...

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Kevin Costner Awaits His Seventh Child


March 20th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Mar 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Heartthrob Kevin Costner is repeating a major feat in his life yet again. Astonishingly, for the seventh time in a row. Well, it ... Read more...

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‘Batman: Arkham Asylum’ wins best game title at Bafta


March 20th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 20 (ANI): 'Batman: Arkham Asylum' has won the best game title at the Bafta 2010 awards.The British developed title took home the Bafta award for best gameplay too.It was pitted ... Read more...

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Abhishek Bachchan conducts ‘Masterclass’ at 12th London Asian Film Festival - Tongues on Fire


March 17th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Abhishek Bachchan opened the 12th London Asian Film Festival - "Tongues on Fire' (TOF) at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in London, early ... Read more...

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