theatre actor

‘Delhi Belly’ shook viewers’ minds, opened them: Rakesh Bedi


May 21st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) "Delhi Belly" shook up the collective consciousness of the audiences, says Rakesh Bedi, who is active in films, TV and theatre. He added that although comedy ... Read more...

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Zohra Segal an egotist but firm mother: Daughter


May 20th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Legendary theatre actor Zohra Segal, who celebrated her 100th birthday April 27, was a difficult mother because of her stubborn and "I-know-best" attitude that came ... Read more...

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Now, an entire village for dwarves in Assam


April 24th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) Almost 70 dwarves, ranging from one-and-a-half feet to three feet in height, across Assam will soon have a place to live in with dignity and comfort, ... Read more...

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Shocking facts made Varun accept ‘Phir Subah Hogi’


April 10th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Television actor Varun Badola, who is returning to the small screen after two years, this time as a Thakur, says he was shocked to ... Read more...

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RGV’s 26/11 movie goes on floors


March 16th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's most ambitious film on 26/11 Mumbai attacks finally goes on floors Friday and it will be shot in four different languages ... Read more...

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For ‘Bumboo’ director, stars don’t matter


February 20th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) His debut directorial "Bumboo" is the remake of French hit "L'Emmerduer", yet it is sans big Bollywood stars. Budget constraints notwithstanding, Jagdish Rajpurohit says he ... Read more...

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Citizens for change: These Mumbaikars take political plunge


February 10th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Tired of a self-serving political class repeatedly letting down their beloved city and not content with just griping about it, a group of Mumbaikars is contesting ... Read more...

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Bollywood mourns Satyadev Dubey’s demise


December 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities tweeted Sunday, remembering renowned theatre personality Satyadev Dubey as an "icon" and termed his death a "huge loss" to the theatre fraternity.Shabana ... Read more...

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New actors are lured by glamour: Rajendra Gupta


November 21st, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Well-known TV and theatre actor Rajendra Gupta, who featured in the Limca Book of Records for doing maximum number of television serials, says most ... Read more...

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‘My Friend Pinto’ - A night of adventure in Mumbai (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***1/2)


October 15th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "My Friend Pinto"; Cast: Prateik, Kalki Koechlin, Arjun Mathur, Shruti Seth, Makrand Deshpande, Divya Dutta; Written and Directed by Raghav Dar; Rating: ***1/2"Zindagi khwab hai khwab mein sach hai kya ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor, ever the loveable Bollywood ‘junglee’ (Obituary)


August 14th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) He could "yahoo" like a "junglee" with roguish aplomb, make girls swoon with his wild dancing and romancing, and not many may know that the much loved ... Read more...

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Debate on gender inequality sets mood for Slut Walk


July 10th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) College students and professionals participated in a debate on gender inequality at Jantar Mantar here Sunday, ahead of the country's first Slut Walk later ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh blames smoking habit on days with theatre


June 27th, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 27 (IANS) Bollywood super star Shah Rukh Khan blames his initial days with theatre for his smoking habit.Recalling his days as a theatre actor in Delhi, he ... Read more...

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Celebrities, intellectuals optimistic as Mamata takes charge


May 20th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) There was an air of optimism among celebrities and intellectuals here as Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee took charge as the first woman chief ... Read more...

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Nandita Das to receive French honour


April 15th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Actor-director Nandita Das will be conferred with the French honour Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters Friday for her contribution to the ... Read more...

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Marathi theatre veteran Prabhakar Panshikar dead


January 14th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 14 (IANS) Veteran Marathi theatre actor Prabhakar Panshikar died of cardiac arrest and renal failure at a private hospital here late Thursday, family sources said. He was 79.Some of Panshikar's ... Read more...

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‘Shah Rukh Bola..’ is a film about faith: Director


November 18th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Veteran theatre actor Makrand Deshpande says "Shah Rukh Bola Khoobsurat Hai Tu" is a film about faith and it came about when he started wondering ... Read more...

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Jagjit Singh plans seven albums, 70 concerts in his 70th year


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh, who is turning 70 Feb 8 next year, has grand plans for his birthday - he will celebrate the whole year by ... Read more...

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I’m enjoying being a journalist: Natha of ‘Peepli Live’ (Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) He became a household name after playing Natha in the hit film "Peepli Live" and now Omkar Das Manipuri is being seen on TV ... Read more...

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Couldn’t meet Rahul, but enjoying being journo: Natha


October 29th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) He bowled audiences over with his vulnerable looks and acting prowess as Natha in the hit movie "Peepli Live", but actor Omkar Das Manikpuri ... Read more...

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‘Dus Tola’ is very rare in our time, says Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpai


September 24th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Sep. 24 (ANI): Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpai said his forthcoming film 'Dus Tola' is very rare in our time, as the film was unveiled here recently.Directed by debutant ... Read more...

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JHARKHAND FILM INDUSTRY IN DOLDRUMS


September 1st, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The word Jhollywood (Which represents a very tiny almost non existent Jharkhand Film Industry) rhyming with our very own Bollywood besides Mollywood, Tollywood, Kollywood and ... Read more...

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For adventure, lifestyle, gay love, head for the bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


August 26th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) From lifestyle to business, summit catastrophes to gay love, the book case this weekend is a study in contrasts. 1. Book: "Broom Groom"; Written by ... Read more...

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Raghuvir Yadav wonders about Aamir Khan’s perfectionism


August 12th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Raghuvir Yadav, who plays a pivotal role in Aamir Khan's most talked-about production venture "Peepli Live", is bowled over by his evolvement as a perfectionist ... Read more...

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I feel I’m in a dream world: Natha of ‘Peepli Live’


August 11th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) He got a role in Aamir Khan's movie, met his favourite actress Deepika Padukone and is basking in the spotlight of fame - it's a "dream world", ... Read more...

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David Walliams marries supermodel Lara Stone


May 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) British comedian David Walliams has tied the knot with Dutch supermodel Lara Stone at a hotel here. The 38-year-old star and Stone, who is 12 years his junior, got ... Read more...

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Antonio Banderas in talks to revive Zorba on Broadway


May 14th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas is in talks to star in new Broadway production "Zorba The Greek". The "Mask of Zorro" star, who won acclaim as the lead star of ... Read more...

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Sanskriti Express flagged off from Howrah


May 9th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday flagged off the Sanskriti Express exhibition train from Howrah station as part of the celebrations of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's 150th birth ... Read more...

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Udaan shortlisted for the Cannes!


April 17th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Indian cinema is reaching new heights globally. Representing India at Cannes this year are two personalities from Bollywood. Prolific director, Shekhar Kapoor has been selected for ... Read more...

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Mahesh Manjrekar Turns Rapper


April 9th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mahesh Manjrekar introduced yet another facet of his talented personality by turning singer songwriter for his latest directorial venture City of Gold. After testing his skills ... Read more...

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Healing terror-hit Pakistanis with theatre, flowers


April 2nd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Saying it with theatre and flower shows - that's what some organisations are doing in Pakistan to make people laugh and rejoice even as the country reels under ... Read more...

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Marathi theatre actor Mohan Wagh dead


March 25th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Eminent Marathi stage personality, actor and art director Mohan Wagh died here Thursday because of old age. He was 80 and is survived by his wife Padmashree, daughters ... Read more...

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Good Housekeeping Show a woman’s delight


March 6th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Shopping, recipe demonstrations and expert tips on health, fitness, parenting and home management - the ongoing Good Housekeeping Show 2010 is a woman's delight. Women are flocking to ... Read more...

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Mumbai schoolkids vow to love life on V-Day eve


February 14th, 2010 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) "If I fail in my examinations, I will not commit suicide, I will try harder next time, and will consider each failure as a stepping stone to success." ... Read more...

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Shaukat wants film version of ‘Kaifi and I’


February 10th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Well-known theatre actor Shaukat Kaifi Azmi would like her book "Kaifi and I" turned into a film and says Abhishek Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor should essay the ... Read more...

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