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Polish composer Preisner to make Indian debut


August 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) Renowned Polish composer Zbigniew Preisner is set to make his Indian debut by scoring music for veteran Malayalam director Shaji N. Karun's forthcoming film "Gaadha".Preisner is ... Read more...

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Veteran director K.S.R. Doss dead


June 9th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 9 (IANS) Well-known south Indian filmmaker-editor K.S.R. Doss, credited with successful movies in all southern languages, died in Chennai Friday evening. He was 75.He died at the ... Read more...

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Reality better than dreams: Katrina Kaif (Interview)


April 27th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) She was almost written off when she arrived in Bollywood. Nearly a decade later, with three Yash Raj projects, three reigning Khans as her ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshaka’ boasts of out of the box story, watch it! (Kannada Movie Review)


January 29th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Aarakshaka"; Cast: Upendra, Sada, Raagini, Shahaji Shinde, Seetha, Rajesh, and Sharan; Producer: Krishna Prajwal; Screenplay Writer-Director: P. Vasu; Camera: P.K.H. Doss; Music Director: Guru Kiran; Rating: *** 1/2It is believed ... Read more...

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Tagore reinterpreted at NSD’s Bharat Rang Mahotsav


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) A panorama of 17 contemporary plays interpreting Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's literature will turn the spotlight on the poet's legacy on his 150th birth anniversary ... Read more...

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Mamta Mohandas weds family friend


December 28th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), Dec 28 (IANS) Malayalam actress Mamta Mohandas Wednesday got married to her family friend and Bahrain-based businessman Prajith Padmanabhan.The marriage was held at a hotel here and was ... Read more...

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South Indian actress Nayanthara changes religion?


August 9th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 9 (IANS) Top southern actress Nayanthara has converted from Christianity to Hinduism, say sources close to the Arya Samaj, even as she herself maintains a studied silence on ... Read more...

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‘Mr. Duplicate’ a bad copy of ‘Minnale’ (Kannada Film Review)


August 6th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mr. Duplicate"; Cast: Prajwal, Devaraj, Diganth, Sheethal, Anand, Ramesh Bhat, Thulasi, Sudha Belawadi and others; Director: Kodlu Ramakrishna; Producer: Kashyap Dakoju; Story and Screenplay: Dwaraki; Music: Mano Murthy; Camera: ... Read more...

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‘Films on Tagore Stories’ put together for 150th birth anniversary


May 4th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) "Khudito Pashan", "Teen Kanya" and "Kabuliwala" -- these films are packed together in a commemorative DVD of classic films based on stories written by Rabindranath ... Read more...

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Director of Spider-Man musical quits over show’s music


March 10th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 10 (ANI): The director of musical 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' has left the production after she brought in a veteran director to tune up the music.Julie Taymor, 58, ... Read more...

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Kalpana Lajmi Shocked at Deepika Padukone’s Refusal


January 25th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
fame director Kalpana Lajmi before rejecting her film offer.Lajmi has been waiting to come out with a new project since a long time. Her last film Chingaari starring Mithun Chakraborty ... Read more...

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Singer Swetha Mohan Got Hitched To Ashwin On January 16


January 17th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Swetha Mohan, the famous South Indian singer got hitched on January 16 to Ashwin. The groom had been a long time friend of the singer. Over the years Swetha has ... Read more...

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UTV eyes Rs.450 crore revenue by March 2011


December 29th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Production house UTV, which has satiated the appetite of viewers with a mixed bouquet of eight movies, including big budget multi-starrer "Raajneeti" and small but ... Read more...

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“The Empire Strikes Back” Director Irvin Kershner Passes Away At 87


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary director and Hollywood icon Irvin Kershner breathed his last at his home last Saturday. The filmmaker was suffering from lung cancer from three and half ... Read more...

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Francis Ford Coppola Honored At Pre-Oscar Bash


November 15th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Nov 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After having left his mark in the field of Oscar awards, renowned director Francis Ford Coppola was honored at the Second Annual Governors Award ... Read more...

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Indian films in spotlight at Dubai festival


November 13th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS) The upcoming edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), to be held Dec 12-19, will see a melange of movies from different and diverse nooks and ... Read more...

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‘Memories In March’ To Premiere At MIAAC 2010


October 25th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It is great news for Bengali Cinema! Sanjoy Nag’s ‘Memories In March’ has now been selected for being screened at the MIAAC Film Festival 2010, New ... Read more...

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Locket Chatterjee Is Rocking


October 21st, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The beautiful Bengali actress Locket Chatterjee’s career is going great guns these days and she has bagged a number of lucrative projects within the last couple ... Read more...

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Court stays national award for Malayalam film ‘Kesu’


October 19th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday stayed the 57th National Film Award for Malayalam children's film "Kesu" that was directed by veteran director Sivan, father of film personalities like ... Read more...

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Rudranil Ghosh: The Leading Man of Buddhadeb Ghosh’s next film


October 7th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Buddhadeb Ghosh has finished casting for his next venture “Anwar Er Aschorjo Kahini” (“The Strange Tale of Anwar”). According to reliable sources, the director has cast ... Read more...

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“Bonnie And Clyde” Director Arthur Penn Passes Away At 88


October 3rd, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Arthur Penn, who is well known for his movies like "Bonnie and Clyde", "Little Big Man" and "Night Moves" breathed his last on Tuesday at his ... Read more...

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Criticism helped me grow as an actor: Kim Cattrall


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Hollywood actress Kim Cattrall says she was always told that she "lacked talent" when she started her acting career, but admits her critics were "right".The "Sex and the ... Read more...

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Bapu will direct Balakrishna


September 29th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The veteran director Bapu is well known in the Telugu film industry for his unique approach to film making. A source in the film industry recently revealed ... Read more...

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Vinayan Speaks About Ego Issues Of Mammootty


September 25th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Renowned Malayalam director Vinayan, who has been known for his sharp tongue, has opened his mouth against the Mollywood superstar Mammootty again.Even though the director has worked ... Read more...

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Orkut Ouru Ormakoot Casts Star Kids


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The upcoming Malayalam movie Orkut, Ouru Ormakoot, which has performed "pooja' in last week at Avenue centre Kochi, is casting the kids of many veteran stars.The cast ... Read more...

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ABC All Set To Launch Jamie Lee Curtis Starer “True Lies”?


September 20th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Who doesn't remember the famous action comedy film "True Lies"? The veteran director James Cameron directed the movie which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom ... Read more...

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Yaadon Ki Baaraat Likely To Be Remade With Big B, Aamir, Imran And Ranbir


September 16th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran director Nasir Hussain made a hit movie Yadoon Ki Baraat in 1973 and now his son Mansoor Khan, is reportedly going to remake the movie after ... Read more...

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Pawan Kalyan will star in a movie on Jesus Christ


September 14th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Telugu superstar Pawan Kalyan is going to star in the movie that will be based on Jesus Christ. The movie is going to be ... Read more...

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Mumbai film fest to celebrate Japanese cinema


September 14th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The 12th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) Oct 21-28 will pay tribute to eight decades of Japanese cinema with a special section. A collaboration of the Japanese consulate in ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhatt’s Next ‘Murder 2′ Is Based On Nithari Killings


September 9th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mahesh Bhatt, the veteran director, producer and screenwriter, has again taken the pen to jot down his next project called "Murder 2'. Bhatt is back ... Read more...

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Writer, actor, director Venu Nagavally dead


September 9th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9 (IANS) Popular writer, actor and director of Malayalam films Venu Nagavally died of liver ailments at a hospital here. He was 61 and is survived by his wife and ... Read more...

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Shyam Benegal Signs Aishwarya For His Next Film


September 4th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran director Shyam Benegal has finally signed the beauty queen turned actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for his next movie, which will be a female oriented project. ... Read more...

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Sanghamitra Chaudhuri wants no cuts on her new horror flick


August 25th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 25, 2010(Sampurn Wire): Sanghamitra Chaudhuri has finished shooting for her new movie "The Bhoot of Rose Ville" and she is ready to send it for review by the censor board. ... Read more...

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‘And Once Again’ - Disappointing fare by Amol Palekar (Hindi Film Review, Rating: **1/2)


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "And Once Again"; Starring: Rituparna Sengupta, Rajat Kapoor, Antara Mali;Director: Amol Palekar; Rating: **1/2Loss, an obviousness in life, is extremely difficult to depict on screen. Yet to ... Read more...

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James Cameron Wishes People To Explore Mars


August 19th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The acclaimed filmmaker, James Cameron, is busy working in collaboration with NASA to build a 3D camera for adventures on Mars.The Hollywood filmmaker has plans to ... Read more...

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