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Literature is important, says Vinay Pathak


September 13th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Actor Vinay Pathak is upset about reading and writing books having taken a backseat in this day and age."Writing has dipped these days, only films and ... Read more...

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Dev Patel to star in ‘Defiant’


April 24th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 24 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" star Dev Patel has been signed up to star in "Defiant", based on the true story of a double honour killing in ... Read more...

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Manoj Bajpayee takes inspiration from himself


March 27th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpai says he is own inspiration when it comes to acting."As an actor, myself only. I am very passionate about acting and this is ... Read more...

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Michael Bay to direct ‘Tranformers 4′


February 15th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (IANS) Director Michael Bay has been roped in by Paramount Pictures to helm two films "Pain and Gain" and "Tranformers 4".Bay will commence shooting this spring ... Read more...

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Dhoni hails India’s exceptional fielding


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni commended his side for an exceptional fielding effort in the second Twenty20 International against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ... Read more...

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China to make movie on earthquake


December 25th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 25 (IANS) China will shoot a movie featuring a true survival story in a devastating magnitude-8 earthquake, officials said.The movie would be based on a true story of ... Read more...

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Finally ‘Chittagong’ set for release


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) After being stuck for a while, "Chittagong" will finally see the light of the day courtesy Anurag Kashyap and Sunil Bohra. The director says ... Read more...

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Suresh Wadkar, Rekha Bhardwaj mesmerise at National Film Awards


September 9th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The soulful voices of Suresh Wadkar and Rekha Bhardwaj wooed everyone at the 58th National Film Awards ceremony here Friday, as they sang "Hey ... Read more...

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If I’ve a role for Maria Susairaj, I won’t hesitate: RGV


August 12th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma courted controversy when he expressed his desire to cast Maria Susairaj in his film and the director clarifies his point saying ... Read more...

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Linc ventures into entertainment


August 4th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Major pen producer Linc has widened its reach to venture into entertainment business with its first film "Shakal Pe Mat Ja" scheduled to release Sep ... Read more...

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Dominic Cooper to star in ‘Gotti’?


July 29th, 2011 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Actor Dominic Cooper will reportedly star as John Gotti Jr. in forthcoming Mafia movie "Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father".Director Barry Levinson is keen ... Read more...

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Emma Stone may join ‘The Gangster Squad’


July 28th, 2011 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) American actress Emma Stone is reportedly in talks to star in director Ruben Fleischer's "The Gangster Squad".Contactmusic.com reports that the actress is said to be ... Read more...

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‘The Devil’s Double’ hits Indian screens Aug 12


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) After creating a buzz at the Berlin, Sundance and Cannes film festivals, director Lee Tamahori's "The Devil's Double", about a soldier forced to play the ... Read more...

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I want to sign Maria Susairaj for a film: RGV


July 1st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who has made a film inspired by the true story of the heinous murder of Neeraj Grover, says he wants ... Read more...

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Ben Affleck to direct FBI drama


January 20th, 2011 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Hollywood actor Ben Affleck will reportedly direct a new movie called "American Bulls**t", a real-life story based on an undercover sting operation by the FBI.According to reports, the ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger returns to acting


January 19th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger is set to play a soldier in new movie "With Wings of Eagles" on his return to acting.The "Terminator" star took a break from ... Read more...

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Bull sharks spotted swimming down flooded main streets in Oz


January 14th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 14 (ANI): A couple of bull sharks have been spotted swimming down flooded main streets in Australia, 30km from the coast.Butcher Steven Bateman spotted two swimming near his Goodna shop, ... Read more...

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Women faint after watching Boyle’s ‘127 Hours’


January 13th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Danny Boyle's new movie is not for the faint hearted - two moviegoers passed out while watching gory scenes in "127 Hours" and paramedics were called in ... Read more...

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Glenn Close Says Navy Captain Owens’ Video is Insulting


January 6th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Glen Close was very unhappy with the controversial video which was released to the 'Virginian-Pilot' newspaper this past Saturday. Those videos, produced by former Navy Captain Owen Honors, ... Read more...

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Rourke to lose teeth for rugby role


January 4th, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Hollywood's comeback kid Mickey Rourke is reportedly planning to part with two of his front teeth, so he can realistically portray gap-toothed Welsh rugby ace Gareth Thomas on ... Read more...

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Mickey Rourke to play gay rugby player in new movie


December 28th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Mickey Rourke has landed a new movie role based on the true story of a gay rugby player, the actor confirms.Rourke met up with Welsh sports ace Gareth ... Read more...

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James Franco makes cheeky video for fans


December 28th, 2010 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Actor James Franco has recorded a cheeky video message with his grandmother for his fans who he believes are too scared to watch his new thriller "127 Hours".The ... Read more...

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Controversy over whether ‘The Way Back’ is true story or fiction


December 27th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): The book, 'The Way Back', which tells of a group of prisoners who escape a Soviet gulag and trek 4,500 miles to freedom, has landed in controversy.The reason ... Read more...

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Indians won’t like to see me sing and dance: Colin Farrell


December 16th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 16 (IANS) Irish actor Colin Farrell says he can go to any place to work, but feels it would be a disaster if he sings and dances in ... Read more...

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Chappell rubbishes Hauritz’s Oz uniform garage-sale story


December 14th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 14(ANI): Australian selector Greg Chappell has rubbished suggestions that off-spinner Nathan Hauritz had become bitter and unpatriotic following his 'dumping' from the Ashes squad.Hauritz was reported to have held a ... Read more...

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Amy Adams And Christian Bale Receive Praises For “The Fighter”


December 13th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much anticipated movie "The Fighter" hit the theaters in US and Canada on December 10. The movie has already created waves as renowned actors like Mark ... Read more...

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Review Of ‘The Fighter’: It Can Knock You Out!


December 11th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director: David O. Russell Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams. Rating: *** David O. Russell tells the story of an Irish boxer Micky Ward, played by Mark Wahlberg. 'The Fighter' is based on ... Read more...

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Iran Denies Freeing Woman Sentenced to Stoning Death


December 11th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The country of Iran denied today that they had freed Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, who is being held on murder and adultery charges. Her case caused public outcry from all ... Read more...

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Warner Bros Releases New Trailer For Anthony Hopkins Starrer The Rite


December 10th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sir Anthony Hopkins starrer supernatural thriller movie The Rite’s new trailer has been released. The film’ which will release on the big screens on January 28, 2011, is based on a ... Read more...

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Rani Mukherjee calls her role dynamic in ‘No One Killed Jessica’


December 4th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Dec, 4 (ANI): Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee said she is playing a very dynamic and an inspiring role of a journalist in her upcoming film 'No One Killed ... Read more...

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Halle Berry opens up about her ‘white racist’ role in new movie


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 03 (ANI): Oscar-winner Halle Berry has opened up about the role she plays in her upcoming flick 'Frankie and Alice'.In the new psychological drama, she's a woman suffering with multiple ... Read more...

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‘332 Mumbai To India’ Movie Preview: An Answer To Questions On Mumbai Communalism


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director: Mahesh PandeyCast: Ali Asgar, Chetan Pandit, Vijay Mishra, Sharbani MukherjeeGenre: ThrillerBollywood is slowly emerging into an industry which not only makes commercial potboilers but also thoughtful cinema. And '332 Mumbai ... Read more...

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Vasanthabalan Ropes In Bharath Again For His Next


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vasanthabalan is presently busy with another big budget period film titled 'Aravaan'. His next project will also be another period film set in the time period of World War II. It ... Read more...

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Soulja Boy turns actor


December 1st, 2010 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Rapper Soulja Boy is all set to try his hand at acting marking his film debut. The film will be a biopic documenting a rapper's rise to fame ... Read more...

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Radha Mohan’s Next Flick Is Based On A Plane Hijack


November 10th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Tamil movie director Radha Mohan is all set to shoot his upcoming film and reports from the film industry says that the subject for the next Radha ... Read more...

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