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Actress Lupe Ontiveros dies


July 28th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, July 28 (IANS/EFE) Veteran film and television actress Lupe Ontiveros has died, actor Jacob Vargas who appeared with her in the film "Selena" said Friday. She was 69.""My ... Read more...

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Veteran film maker accuses Bengal government of favouritism


July 15th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 15 (IANS) Accusing the West Bengal government of ffavouring artistes close to the ruling Trinamool Congress, National Award winning film maker Tarun Majumdar said Sunday such a biased ... Read more...

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Ailing Rajesh Khanna admitted to hospital


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Veteran film star Rajesh Khanna was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here Saturday afternoon, said a hospital source."Rajesh Khanna has been admitted here today (Saturday) ... Read more...

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‘Aata’: Sumanth impresses, narration disappoints (Kannada Film Review)


November 19th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Aata"; Cast: Sumanth Shailendra, Vibha Natarajan, Avinash, Achyuth Rao, Sadhu Kokila, Pavitra Lokesh; Producer: S. Shailendra Babu; Director: Vijayakumar; Music: Sadhu Kokila; Cinematography: Raaghav; Rating: **Veteran film producer Shailendra Babu ... Read more...

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Some directors do pay for good reviews: Nikhil Advani


October 19th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A film reviewer can be a director's best friend or worst enemy. It was hence not surprising, when to a question about whether he knew ... Read more...

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Stunning debut, but deadweight for Argentine director


October 17th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) His film "Las Acacias" received a standing ovation at the Mumbai Film Fest but Argentinean director Pablo Giorgelli left the audience stunned with his candid admission: ... Read more...

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Hindu or Christian, for Kerala kids it’s Vidyarambham


October 6th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) In a ceremony called "Vidyarambham", thousands of tiny tots in Kerala were Thursday initiated into the world of learning - originally a Hindu practice that has ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor to be honoured at South Asia Film Festival


August 18th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) Legendary actor Shammi Kapoor will be honoured with a tribute at the South Asia Film Festival (SAFF), which opens in Goa Sep 15, the organisers said ... Read more...

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Mrinal Sen expresses doubt over Singur land


June 14th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Veteran film director Mrinal Sen Tuesday expressed doubt over the fertility of the Singur land that is proposed to be returned to unwilling farmers, and said ... Read more...

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Give ‘Khadeemaru’ a miss (Kannada Movie Review)


May 22nd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Khadeemaru"; Director: Ha Su Rajasekhar; Cast: Deepak, Tilak, Ajith, Jagadish, Priyanka, Madhuri, Shobaraj, Adhi Lokesh and Padma Vasanthi; Producers: Amarchand Jain and Vijaya Surana; Camera: Niranjan Babu; Muisc Composer: M.S. ... Read more...

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Lollywood against Pak artistes visiting India for fame and money


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 22 (ANI): Pakistan's film industry has advised their performers to stop frequent visits to India, and avoid acting in Indian films and participating in television shows, after severe threats from ... Read more...

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Roger Ebert Undergoes Medical Transformation


January 21st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Till date, Roger Ebert had remained a public figure because of the amazing critical appreciation he has given for films. Roger Ebert, the longtime movie critic ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor: Want To Be Taken Home


January 18th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Veteran Bollywood stars Shammi Kapoor, 79-year old and Shashi Kapoor, 72-year old are both hospitalized in Mumbai with critical conditions. Both the ailing Kapoor veterans are not ready to go ... Read more...

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Aalia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan: Set To Rock Together On Screen


January 14th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood is well known to introduce new pairs almost every year and each time such debuts are announced, there is a rumor regarding an affair between the two leading actors ... Read more...

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Bollywood Directors Look Forward To In 2011


January 6th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood has a lot of action in store in the New Year, in terms of films that are to be released with the touch of debutant directors. The most promising ... Read more...

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Kerala girls to make documentary on gender issues


December 16th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 16 (IANS) The Kerala government has joined hands with film-maker Sanjiv Sivan to bring together 25 girls who will make a documentary video "Girls Unlimited". The film will be based ... Read more...

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Martin Scorcese, Robert DeNiro to reunite after 15 yrs


December 14th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Veteran film director Martin Scorcese is set to team up with Robert DeNiro for the first time since 1995 film 'Casino'.According to Digital Spy, the former confirmed the ... Read more...

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Nepal braces for supernatural thrill on Christmas


December 2nd, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 2 (IANS) The more Nepali director Dev Kumar Shrestha read in the papers about fatal road accidents at Krishna Bheer - a cliff west of Kathmandu that ... Read more...

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Pabna remembers screen diva Suchitra Sen


November 24th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 24 (IANS) A festival of films of yesteryears' star Suchitra Sen will be held in Bangladesh's Pabna town - and a day has been set aside only for women viewers.The ... Read more...

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Goa not good for international film festival: Chopra


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra blasted the Goa government for not doing enough to promote the state as a destination for film festivals of international standards.Chopra, speaking at ... Read more...

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Resul Pookutty, Boman Irani plan workshops at film festival


November 15th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 15 (IANS) Oscar award winner film sound designer and editor Resul Pookutty and Bollywood actor Boman Irani will conduct workshops on sound techniques and comedian roles respectively at the ... Read more...

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Veteran Film Critic Gene Shalit Quits NBC’s “The Today Show”


November 12th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrated film critic Gene Shalit who is known for his more than three decade long association with NBC's "The Today Show" bid adieu to the show ... Read more...

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Gene Shalit Says Goodbye To “The Today Show”


November 11th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 40 years of his successful career, the film and book critic Gene Shalit has announced that he would be leaving "The Today Show". Gene Shalit ... Read more...

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16th Kolkata film fest kicks off; Kurosowa, Tagore in focus


November 10th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) With a bouquet of 127 films from 38 countries, the 16th Kolkata Film Festival, one of the biggest cultural galas of West Bengal, opened here Wednesday.Ramananda Sengupta, ... Read more...

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Harmony Silver Awards announced


October 5th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Tina Ambani, the chairperson of Harmony Foundation, Tuesday announced the winners of the fourth edition of Harmony Silver Awards to honour people, including senior citizens, who are engaged ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb Dasgupta all set to make a sleuth movie


September 15th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran film director Buddhadeb Dasgupta is all set to start his next film that will start as a thriller and then take a completely different turn altogether. ... Read more...

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Time for change in Malayalam film industry: Director


July 26th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 26 (IANS) Veteran film director Sibi Malayil, whose latest film "Apoorva Ragam" has just hit the theatre screens, said Monday that it is time for change in the Malayalam film ... Read more...

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Alfred Molina Joins “Law & Order” Spinoff “Law & Order: Los Angeles”


July 26th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The excitement surrounding the broadcast of the whole new "Law & Order: Los Angeles" series escalates further as reports claim that Alfred Molina - the veteran ... Read more...

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Mike Nichols Receives AFI Life Achievement Award, TV Land Airs Tribute


June 27th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The veteran film director Mike Nichols was awarded the prestigious 38th American Film Institute Life Achievement Award and the world saw it last night on ... Read more...

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Malayalam director Shaji to make documentary on M.F. Husain


June 13th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) Veteran film director Shaji N. Karun is set to make a full length documentary on master painter M.F. Husain. Speaking to IANS, Shaji as he is popularly known, said ... Read more...

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Gulf filmmakers to receive funds worth $500,000


April 21st, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 21 (IANS/WAM) Filmmakers in the Gulf will receive grants totalling $500,000 to encourage them to make innovative and artistic movies, it was announced Wednesday. The fund, titled Sanad, will support ... Read more...

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Kolkata pays last tribute to theatre doyen Kumar Roy


March 1st, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) The members of Kolkata's cultural fraternity Monday paid their last tribute to noted theatre personality Kumar Roy, the pioneer of the Bengali theatre movement for decades, who died ... Read more...

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I miss my dad, Karan Johar tweets


February 11th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) His film "My Name Is Khan" is hitting the headlines even before it is released. And amid all the controversy, film-maker Karan Johar misses his father ... Read more...

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Kannada film producer Chandulal Jain dead


December 17th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 17 (IANS) Veteran Kannada film producer Chandulal Jain, who produced hits like "Bhootayyana Maga Ayyu", "Bhaktha Siriyaala" and award winning Hindi film "Godhuli", died Thursday, after a prolonged illness, ... Read more...

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Disney veteran laments lack of family cinema in India


November 27th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Panjim, Nov 27 (ANI): Veteran film director Umakanth Thumrugoti says people want to see good movies with their entire family, and laments the lack of initiative in their direction.Thumrugoti, a Disney Feature ... Read more...

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