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Driving social change for women - via stardom


September 12th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Female foeticide and empowerment of women seem to have become the favourite trending topics for Bollywood stars with Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan and Ajay ... Read more...

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With ‘Ghanchakkar’, Vidya to prove housewives aren’t boring


September 10th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan, who plays a homemaker in "Ghanchakkar", says her character will dispel the notion that housewives are boring."I play a Punjabi housewife in ... Read more...

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Take steps to educate your children, Vidya urges women (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Vidya Balan unveiled a giant abacus in Lusa village in Uttar Pradesh Friday and urged women to take steps to ensure the ... Read more...

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Mix of horror, thrill in ‘Raaz 3′ (IANS preview)


September 5th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Thrill, fear, love, jealously, insecurities and supernatural elements - Vikram Bhatt's horror film "Raaz 3" offers all this and much more when it releases ... Read more...

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I can’t do over-the-top comedy: Emraan Hashmi


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Action, romance and thriller - Emraan Hashmi has done it all on the big screen, but now the actor, who is set to feature in ... Read more...

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Vidya signs Rs.5 crore sari endorsement deal (With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan has signed a whopping Rs.5 crore deal for endorsing a sari brand.The elan with which Vidya carries the traditional Indian attire, ... Read more...

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Today’s youngsters more committed: Poonam Dhillon


August 30th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Poonam Dhillon is all praise for the current lot of actors' commitment and dedication towards the craft and says it was not the same during ... Read more...

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Morphed photo of Goa politician on Facebook, case lodged


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) Police in Goa Thursday registered a case after unknown people uploaded on Facebook a woman politician's face morphed with actor Vidya Balan's body on a ... Read more...

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Sridevi turns muse for Sabyasachi Mukherjee at DCW


August 13th, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Ace designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee brought the curtains down at the third PCJ Delhi Couture Week (DCW) Sunday by welcoming on the ramp Bollywood diva ... Read more...

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Regional cinema doesn’t get media attention: Award-winning Punjabi director (With Images)


August 11th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) His realistic take on farmers in "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan" has done the global festival circuit and even won three National Awards. But Punjabi ... Read more...

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Finally, ‘The Dirty Picture’ premieres on TV


August 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor's "The Dirty Picture", which was declared inappropriate by the information and broadcasting ministry for primetime TV viewing, is finally set for its small ... Read more...

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Delhi Couture Week grand finale to feature Sabyasachi


July 29th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Sabyasachi Mukherjee, known for blending the ethnic and the modern, will bring the curtains down on the third edition of Delhi Couture Week next ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kareena not ‘getting into anyone’s shoes’ for ‘Heroine’


July 26th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor says she is not trying to copy anyone in her forthcoming film "Heroine", the first trailer of which has raised inevitable comparisons with ... Read more...

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Kareena shows different shades of Bollywood ‘heroine’ (With Images)


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A picture is worth a thousand words and the first look of Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine", with Kareena Kapoor lying upside down, wearing a ... Read more...

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Now Rani does lavani item song in ‘Aiyya’


July 16th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) After Katrina Kaif and Vidya Balan, it's Rani Mukerji's turn to do a lavani item number. She has done it in "Aiyya" and the song ... Read more...

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My chest has become blouse: Sujoy Ghosh (Movie Snippets)


July 16th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Bollywood films come and go, but even after over four months since "Kahaani" hit the screens, Sujoy Ghosh is still receiving praise galore for the ... Read more...

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Time now to groove on Bollywood’s hot item songs


July 14th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) From "Chikni chameli", "Ooh la la" to "Anarkali disco chali" - in recent times, Bollywood has produced some peppy item numbers that can get ... Read more...

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Reema thanks Vidya for her success, making curves trendy


July 9th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Southern actress Reema Sen is "amazed" at viewers response to her role of sensuous Durga, Manoj Bajpayee's second wife in "Gangs of Wasseypur", and thanks ... Read more...

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Bengali version of ‘Dirty Picture’ stalled, Rakhi upset (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) The Bengali version of "The Dirty Picture" has been stalled after Ekta Kapoor objected to its title. Rakhi Sawant, who was set to play the ... Read more...

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Bengali version of ‘Dirty Picture’ stalled, Rakhi depressed


July 6th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) The Bengali version of "The Dirty Picture" has reportedly been stalled after Ekta Kapoor objected to this. Rakhi Sawant, who was set to play the ... Read more...

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Hollywood-Bollywood come together for vegan cookbook


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A host of Bollywood celebrities like Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha and Neha Dhupia, as well as Hollywood biggies are set to share their favourite ... Read more...

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Veena gets curvy, says size zero doesn’t exist in South


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) If Vidya Balan gained 12 kg to play southern sex siren in "The Dirty Picture", Pakistani actress Veena Malik claims she has put on 5 ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi has invited Esha, Bharat: Hema Malini


July 1st, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Hema Malini had invited Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi for her daughter Esha's wedding with Bharat Takhtani. She says that the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kangna to match steps with Madhuri in ‘Dedh Ishqiya’


June 21st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Director Abhishek Choubey is said to have asked actress Kangna Ranaut to brush up her dancing skills as they gear up to start shooting for ... Read more...

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Curves or size zero is matter of choice, says Preity


June 21st, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Preity Zinta, one of the fittest and glamorous actresses, finds nothing wrong with being curvaceous. She believes size issues are a personal choice, and says ... Read more...

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Emraan, Vidya to romance in Mumbai monsoon for ‘Ghanchakkar’


June 19th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) The shooting of Vidya Balan-Emraan Hashmi starrer "Ghanchakkar" has been advanced by a month, and director Rajkumar Gupta's excitement knows no bounds. He will finally ... Read more...

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Unusual pairings: The new recipe in Bollywood


June 19th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) There was a time when films used to ride on popular screen couples. But not any more! Today filmmakers are not only experimenting with ... Read more...

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Can’t wait to work with Madhuri again: Naseeruddin


June 18th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah says he cannot wait to work with Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit in Abhishek Chaubey's "Dedh Ishqiya"."Madhuri and I have worked together ... Read more...

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Sharman’s ‘Ferrari Ki Sawari’ makes profit


June 18th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) "Ferrari Ki Sawari" is Sharman Joshi's first solo hero film and has no female lead, but it has managed to pull in viewers and ... Read more...

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India’s screen divas are symbols of Indian femininity: Neville Tuli (Interview)(With Image)


June 15th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The divas of Indian cinema are works of art immortalised down the ages on screen and in the media. Women in Indian cinema have ... Read more...

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My birthday party my biggest hit, says Karan Johar


June 14th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) His star-studded 40th birthday bash became the talk of the B-town last month, and it was truly meant to be so, says filmmaker Karan Johar, ... Read more...

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Shahid, Priyanka travel by Mumbai local train


June 14th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actors Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra recently travelled by a "local" train, and both said they boarded a suburban train after a long time and ... Read more...

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Vidya’s Silk act doesn’t inspire Veena


June 13th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Malik, who has been roped in to play the lead role in the Kannada version of "The Dirty Picture", is not inspired ... Read more...

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It’s vacation time for Farhan Akhtar (Movie Snippets)


June 12th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar, who has been busy with his films and IIFA awards, is now in a holiday mood and says he is taking his ... Read more...

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‘Ferrari…’ races with ‘Chakradhaar’, ‘Qasam Se Qasam Se’ (IANS Preview)


June 11th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) After breaking all opening box office records with his movie "3 Idiots", filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's next offering "Ferrari Ki Sawaari" is ready to ... Read more...

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