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Sajid Nadiadwala new president of AMPTPP


September 18th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Sajid Nadiadwala was here Tuesday named the new president of the Association of Motion Pictures and Television Program Producers (AMPTPP). The filmmaker, the youngest president of ... Read more...

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Mukesh Bhatt new president of Producers Guild


September 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt has taken over from Ramesh Sippy as the president of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India here Monday. He says he ... Read more...

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Bhandarkar unhappy with bar on ‘A’ films on TV


August 28th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is disappointed with the censor board's decision to ban screening of adult films on television. He feels the producers will lose a ... Read more...

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Staff payments burden for smaller actors: Anupam Kher


July 25th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher is not too pleased with the news that all actors will now have to pay their staff from their own pocket. ... Read more...

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Actors to pay staff from own pockets, producers happy


July 24th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Film producers, who have been shelling out extra money to pay an actor's staff during shootings, can heave a sigh of relief. The Film and ... Read more...

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TRPs blamed for social messages going awry on TV


May 25th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Just a few years ago, television producers found a new recipe to make successful shows - social messages garnished with melodrama and entertainment. The delicacy ... Read more...

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Kashmiri artists say local Doordarshan keeping them away


March 9th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) Scores of local artists and freelance television producers Friday alleged that the local Doordarshan Kendra has shut its doors on them.Talking to IANS, well known Kashmiri ... Read more...

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Farah Khan, Karan Johar to host Apsara Awards


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar and choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan will add chutzpah to the Chevrolet Apsara Awards as the hosts of the gala, to be held ... Read more...

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Indian cinema’s centenary celebrations to begin at Apsara awards


January 18th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The celebrations of 100 years of Indian cinema will be flagged off at the seventh edition of Chevrolet Apsara Awards at Mumbai's Yash Raj Studios ... Read more...

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Vancouver bids to host IIFA in 2013


November 14th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Vancouver in Canada is in the running to host in 2013 the Bollywood extravaganza -- the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards.Christy Clark, ... Read more...

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I miss classical dance in today’s films: Hema Malini (Interview)


October 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer and has wowed people with her dance moves. Little surprise then that actress and MP Hema Malini says ... Read more...

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Surinder Kapoor’s cremation Sunday


September 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Film producer Surinder Kapoor, father of Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor and director Boney Kapoor, will be cremated Sunday at the Vile Parle Hindu crematorium.The cremation will ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor’s father Surinder passes away


September 24th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Film producer Surinder Kapoor, father of Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, died Saturday of cardiac arrest. He was 84."I'm at Surinderji's house right now. He had gone ... Read more...

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After films, Indian TV show to be shot in Switzerland


April 19th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) After filmmakers, television producers have taken a fancy to Switzerland. Star Plus has tied up with Switzerland Tourism to shoot a few special episodes of ... Read more...

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Buddhists seek “heartfelt apology from all involved” in Jim Carrey’s mockery of Hindu Lord Ganesh


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 23 (ANI): Buddhists have also come out in support of upset Hindus and want "heartfelt apology from all involved" in the mocking of Hindu Lord Ganesh in NBC's ... Read more...

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Jews back Hindus asking apology from Jim Carrey, NBC for mocking Lord Ganesh


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 22 (ANI): Jews have come out in support of Hindus, who are disturbed over the portrayal of Lord Ganesh as a sex act on NBC's Saturday Night Live ... Read more...

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Salman named best actor, ‘Dabangg’ best film at Apsara Awards


January 12th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan Tuesday triumphed at the 6th edition of the Chevrolet Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards by bagging the best actor prize for ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh to perform at star-studded Apsara Awards (Lead)


January 10th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will perform at the 6th edition of Chevrolet Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards Tuesday. Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra will ... Read more...

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Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai’: The Winner In The Nominations List Of Apsara Awards


January 7th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
received a total of 14 nominations.The surprise comes in the form of Dabangg, a film which was a record breaking hit in India, but failed to generate as many number ... Read more...

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Apsara Film And Television Producers Guild Awards Ceremony To Be Held On January 11


January 7th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Television actors, directors, writers and even the producers are keeping their fingers crossed these days as the nominations for the 6th ‘Chevrolet Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards’ have ... Read more...

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‘Pavitra Rishta’, ‘Pratigya’, ‘Taarak Mehta’ lead Apsara awards nomination


January 6th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) "Pavitra Rishta", "Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya" and "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah" are leading the 6th Chevrolet Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards list with five ... Read more...

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‘Armanon Ka Balidaan-Aarakshan’ To Launch Today Amidst Title Conflict


November 29th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The new show deals with the controversial issue of reservation in government jobs. The theme of the show itself is very controversial and even before the launch, the show is facing ... Read more...

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Indo-Americans laud historic signing of Hollywood-Bollywood ‘cooperation pact’


November 13th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 13 (ANI): Indo-Americans have applauded the reportedly historic cooperation pact signed between City of Los Angeles and Indian film producers at Paramount Studios in Hollywood (USA) on November 10.It ... Read more...

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Hollywood, Bollywood sign cooperation pact


November 11th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by BNO News
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. and Indian Hollywood and Bollywood filmmakers sealed a production, distribution, and commercial cooperation that is looking to further boost their film industries, the Motion Picture Association ... Read more...

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‘Once Upon…’ recommended for Panorama section of IFFI 2010


September 14th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Film and Television Producers Guild of India Ltd. has been entrusted by the Directorate of Film Festivals with the task of recommending 10 films for ... Read more...

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IFFI 2010: ‘Once Upon…’ recommended for panorama section


September 14th, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Ajay Devgn-Emraan Hashmi starrer underworld saga "Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai" has been recommended by the Film and Television Producers Guild of India for the ... Read more...

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Botswana lays out red carpet for Bollywood


June 19th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Botswana, a south African nation known for its wildlife and where Amitabh Bachchan and Ashwarya Rai are household names, is aggresively wooing the Indian film industry to ... Read more...

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Hindus can be terrorists too - Pallavi Gupta


May 15th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The D word has become common on television today. No, we're not talking about Dons; they are a matter of the past. It's the Dalit (untouchable) who ... Read more...

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Now Bollywood lyrics become TV show titles


February 12th, 2010 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Television producers seem to be running short of original titles. They are picking up phrases from film songs and turning them into titles for ... Read more...

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Shahid Kapoor on award winning spree


January 19th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) It hasn't even been a month to the New Year, and Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor has already swept three awards for his performances in 2009. While he was named ... Read more...

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Balika Vadhu bags Best Drama Series (Fiction) award at Apsara Guild Awards


January 15th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Balika Vadhu' has bagged the Best Drama Series (Fiction) award at Chevrolet Apsara Film and Television Producers Guild Awards which was unfolded on Jan 8, 2010 at Chitrakoot Grounds, Andheri, Mumbai.On ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh to perform at awards function


January 5th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will spin his magic with a live performance at an awards function here after a gap of two years. The actor will dance ... Read more...

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Saif Ali Khan and Shahid Kapoor fight it off


December 16th, 2009 - 3:38 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
This year's blockbuster film- Saif Ali Khan's "Love Aaj Kal' has captured the imagination of love-birds and Shahid Kapoor's "Kaminey' has also hit "dhan tana' (read bull's eye) at the box ... Read more...

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‘Love Aaj Kal’ bags 15 nominations at Apsara awards


December 15th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer "Love Aaj Kal" has bagged 15 nominations for the 5th Apsara Film and Television Producers Guild Awards to be held ... Read more...

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Priyanka Chopra bags best actress at Apsara Awards


December 5th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra bagged the best actress award for Madhur Bhandarkar's "Fashion" at the Apsara Film and Television Producers Guild Awards here Friday evening. Priyanka's father ... Read more...

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