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Katrina or Anushka: Who’ll drape white chiffon sari?


September 5th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Beautiful actresses flaunting chiffon saris have always been synonymous with veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra's projects. But with two leading ladies - Katrina Kaif and ... Read more...

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Bengal writers, artistes delighted at Pranab as president


July 25th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Top writers, film personalities and artists from West Bengal Wednesday expressed their happiness after Pranab Mukhejee was sworn-in as the country's president."I'm very happy as somebody ... Read more...

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Rohan Sippy’s film with Ayushmann, Kunaal, goes on floors (Movie Snippets)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) After "Dum Maaro Dum", director Rohan Sippy is back to work with yet-to-be titled film featuring Ayushmann Khurrana and Kunaal Roy Kapur."Roll camera. And we ... Read more...

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Nine silent films to be shown at Mumbai fest


July 18th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Nine silent movies will be screened at the 14th Mumbai Film Festival and veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal said "this is how we are going to celebrate ... Read more...

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‘I feel cheated,’ says Subhash Ghai (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Breaking his silence after two successive court verdicts cancelling allotment of land to his Whistling Woods International film academy, veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai Friday said he ... Read more...

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Katrina in awe of Yash Chopra’s sharpness


March 30th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif, who is back in town from London after wrapping up a shooting schedule of Yash Chopra's directorial venture, says she is in ... Read more...

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Piggy Chops remembers Whitney Houston (Movie Snippets)


February 16th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra, a trained singer herself, says she grew up listening to numbers of Whitney Houston, who died in Los Angeles last week."Dedicated this ... Read more...

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Uday Chopra calls big brother ‘Voldemort’


December 28th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Actor Uday Chopra has a unique nickname for his elder brother, Aditya. He calls the successful producer "Voldemort", inspired by the main antagonist of the ... Read more...

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Hrithik gets a fan in Yash Chopra


November 9th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra is immensely impressed with actor Hrithik Roshan and more so after watching the trailer of the "Agneepath" remake."Among all the ... Read more...

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IIFI 2011: Malayalam films dominate Indian panorama


October 18th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) After regional films grabbed the most National Awards this year, the Indian Panorama section of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be ... Read more...

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Missed it at Cannes? Catch it in Mumbai


October 18th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Long queues of mostly youngsters and celebrities are a common sight at the 13th Mumbai Film Festival, which is attracting huge crowds thanks to the excellent ... Read more...

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Rahman talks nothing, but music: Yash Chopra


October 4th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman's dedication to work has left filmmaker Yash Chopra amazed.The veteran filmmaker, who has signed up Rahman for the first ... Read more...

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There will never be another Shammi Kapoor: Yash Chopra


August 15th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra, who attended late actor Shammi Kapoor's funeral Monday, said there will never be anyone who can come even close to the ... Read more...

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After Rahman, Yash Chopra signs Gulzar for his next


June 20th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) It seems Yash Chopra's next directorial venture is going to be a musical treat. After collaborating with music maestro A.R. Rahman, he has now roped ... Read more...

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Legendary Lata not ready to call it quits


June 5th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) She is 81 and scoffs at any talk of retirement. After working for seven decades, recording songs for over 1,000 movies and singing in more than ... Read more...

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I’m honoured to be working with Yash-ji: Salman (With Images)


May 4th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) After over two decades of being in the film industry, actor Salman Khan has finally signed his first project with Yash Raj Films (YRF). ... Read more...

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Thriller set in Goa will have universal appeal: Rohan Sippy (Interview)


April 19th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Film director Rohan Sippy says Fox Star Studios likes the "original art" of Bollywood without tweaking it for foreign audiences. And he is confident that ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood To Helm Fourth Version Of ‘A Star Is Born’ With Beyonce Knowles


January 21st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
was made with actors Janet Gaynor and Fredric March in the lead roles. Since then, the movie got two remakes in these years with first one by George Cukor in ... Read more...

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De Niro honoured with DeMille award at Golden Globe


January 17th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 17 (IANS) Hollywood legend Robert De Niro has been honoured with the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille award at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards here for his outstanding ... 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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Polladhavan Director All Set For His Next Project


October 29th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director , an associate of veteran filmmaker Vetrimaaran made his debut directorial with the film Polladhavan. The film featuring Dhanush, Divya Spandana and Daniel Balaji in ... Read more...

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Music, Bollywood glitter at 57th National Film Awards ceremony (Roundup)


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) It was an evening to remember -- the entire Bachchan clan in attendance, a standing ovation for megastar Amitabh for his fourth Best Actor award, a ... Read more...

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Black attire rules at 57th National Awards ceremony


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Black it seems was the chosen colour for most members of the Indian film fraternity, including Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek, at the 57th National ... Read more...

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Kavithalaya Productions Facing Financial Crisis


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran filmmaker K. Balachandar’s Kavithalaya Productions is famous for churning out some of the best evergreen entertainers across the ages. But in the recent times, the ... Read more...

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Shooting For ‘Tournament- Play and Replay’ Starts At Kochi


October 14th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Filmmaker Lal has started calling the shots for his next youth based project titled 'Tournament- Play and Replay'. The shooting of the movie has ... Read more...

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Akshay says no to Vashu Bhagnani’s Faltu


October 7th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is known to be a professional when it comes to money but he surprised everyone by denying a lucrative offer from producer ... Read more...

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Cities unsafe for girls but provide more scope: Survey


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Seventy-seven percent of girls feel that eve-teasing is the biggest challenge they face in cities, while 69 percent feel cities offer an unsafe and insecure living ... Read more...

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Games anthem now more peppy, shorter, tighter: Prasoon Joshi


September 16th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A.R. Rahman's theme song for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) "Jiyo Utho Badho Jeeto" has been tweaked to be made more "peppy, shorter and tighter", revealed adman-turned-lyricist Prasoon ... 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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‘Well Done Abba’ bags National Award for best social issue film


September 15th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Shyam Benegal's "Well Done Abba" Wednesday bagged the National Award for best film on social issues and the veteran filmmaker says he wasn't expecting it and is happy ... Read more...

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Mumbai film fest calls for short films by Mumbaikars


September 9th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who is chairman of the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), has invited aspiring directors from the city to compete in the 'Dimensions ... Read more...

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Kalainyar Managaram launched by CM


August 24th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Dreams have come true for hundreds of film technicians in Tamil film industry as they'll finally have their own houses allotted by State Government. Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai Signs Priyadarshan To Direct His Next Movie


August 18th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai has signed reputed director Priyadarshan to direct his next venture. He will launch this latest production on the 32nd anniversary of his ... Read more...

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Yash Chopra Is Now Doctor Yash Chopra!


August 2nd, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran Bollywood director and producer Yash Chopra has been conferred an Honorary Doctorate Degree in London recently. The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) ... Read more...

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