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Disney to ban junk food ads on programmes for kids


June 6th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) US media and entertainment giant Walt Disney Company has announced it will become the first major media company to ban junk-food advertising on its TV, radio ... Read more...

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Chinese company to co-produce ‘Iron Man 3′


April 17th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) China-based film production company DMG Entertainment will co-produce the third instalment of the popular "Iron Man" franchise. A part of the film will be shot ... Read more...

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Disney’s Princess Cinderella to visit India


December 5th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Disney's Princess Cinderella and her Prince Charming are coming to India for the first time and they will do 20 live shows across five cities, ... Read more...

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Wear pink for a cause, urges fashionista Sonam


October 14th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor has found a unique way to spread awareness about breast cancer. The actress, known for her fashion sense, has urged companies to encourage ... Read more...

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Winnie the Pooh to debut in Indian cinemas


August 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Whether you're six or 60 - one look at the golden, honey-loving bear and you know you're going to love Winnie the Pooh. The philosophical ... Read more...

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Walt Disney, UTV to co-produce family films


May 19th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Movie production majors UTV Motion Pictures and the Walt Disney Company in India Thursday announced a creative alliance to co-produce a slate of films for ... Read more...

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‘Do Dooni Chaar’ to open Indian film fest in New York


April 13th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor's critically acclaimed film "Do Dooni Chaar" will open the 11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival to be held May ... Read more...

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Shanghai Disneyland construction begins


April 8th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Apr.8 (ANI): Yu Zhengsheng, head of the municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), has announced the commencement of the construction work on the Shanghai Disneyland theme park after ... Read more...

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Work starts on Disney resort in Shanghai


April 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 8 (IANS) Construction work began here Friday on the $3.7 billion Shanghai Disney resort project that is spread over 1 sq km.Robert Iger, president and CEO of the ... Read more...

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Toonpur Ka Superrhero: Can It Change The Animation Film Scenario In India?


December 9th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Since then, several animation films have been made in India, which includes India’s first 3D animated film Roadside Romeo, joint venture between Indian division of the Walt Disney Company and Yash ... Read more...

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Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse celebrates his 82nd birthday


November 19th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 19 (ANI): Walt Disney's cartoon character Mickey Mouse has turned 82.Mickey Mouse had made his first appearance with sound in 'Steamboat Willie', which was the first of his films ... Read more...

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Disney Buys Distribution Rights Of Iron Man 3 And Avenger


October 20th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Oct 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Disney will now have control over the distribution rights of "Iron Man 3" and "Avenger". Disney has brought the distribution rights of the films for $115 ... Read more...

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Chinese kids learn English from toons


August 4th, 2010 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Micky Mouse, AristoCats and other cartoon charecters have now got a new job -- to teach kindergarten tiny tots in China how to speak English. English learning centres run ... Read more...

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Disney sells Miramax for $660 million to Filmyard Holdings


July 31st, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Miramax Films was sold on Thursday for $660 million to Filmyard Holdings LLC, which partners include Los Angeles businessman Ron Tutor, Tom Barrack, Colony Capital LLC and ... Read more...

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Disney India to distribute UTV titles through home entertainment


July 28th, 2010 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) The Walt Disney Company India and UTV Motion Pictures announced an agreement Tuesday where by the former will handle home entertainment distribution for key titles like "Raajneeti" and ... Read more...

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Hulu Plus Makes Debut, But Can It Compete With Netflix?


June 30th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hulu has launched a preview of its new subscription service named Hulu Plus for $9.99-a-month. It basically streams TV content to the HDTVs that can ... Read more...

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‘Toy Story 3′ characters to visit India (With Images)


June 15th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Woody, Buzz Light-year and Jessie - the iconic characters from the successful "Toy Story" are coming to India for the first time to promote the third instalment ... Read more...

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Walt Disney’s Animation Films Comes Under Scanner


May 3rd, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, an online media source has reportedly come up with some scenes from different Walt Disney animation movies in which it claims that outrageous ... Read more...

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Disney India to make Telugu film with Siddharth, Shruti Haasan


March 11th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The Walt Disney Company India, Indian arm of the Hollywood studio, Thursday announced a Telugu movie with leading southern stars Siddharth and Shruti Haasan. A yet to ... Read more...

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Miramax Films shut down by Disney


January 30th, 2010 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (DPA) Miramax Films, the art-house production company that produced Oscar winners such as "Shakespeare in Love", "The Piano" and "Chicago", has been closed down by the Walt Disney ... Read more...

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Hungama TV to entertain Tamil, Telugu kids


January 8th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Kids in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh Friday got one more choice of television (TV) channel to watch. The Walt Disney Company (India) Pvt Ltd launched the Tamil ... Read more...

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Roy Disney Passes Away Of Stomach Cancer


December 17th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Walt Disney's nephew, Roy Edward Disney, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 16. He had been suffering from stomach cancer for over a year. He passed away at ... Read more...

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Muppets’ ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ becomes YouTube sensation


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A parody by the Muppets of the classic music video of Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' has become a YouTube sensation after the video-sharing website got over 8.6 million hits ... Read more...

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Shanghai Disneyland project approved


November 4th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Nov 4 (IANS) The Shanghai Disneyland project has been approved by the Chinese central government, authorities said Wednesday. The disneyland is planned to come up in the Pudong new district of Shanghai, ... Read more...

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Yale varsity to honour Nilekani with Leadership Award


November 3rd, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Nandan Nilekani, Infosys co-founder and chairman of India's Unique Identification Database Authority, is set to become the first Indian to receive Yale university's prestigious Legend in ... Read more...

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Disney’s Friends for change - Project Green


October 27th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Burbank, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Disney Channel has launched a Friends For Change: Project Green, which is a multiplatform environmental initiative that will support kids to help the planet. Disney stars Miley ... Read more...

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Disney exploring Hindu mythological superheroes


September 15th, 2009 - 5:24 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Disney held talks with India's Vimanika Comics to explore the possibility of bringing Hindu mythological superheroes to film and television, according to reports. It reportedly includes the possibility of seeing Karna brought to ... Read more...

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Walt Disney to acquire Marvel for $4 bn


September 1st, 2009 - 5:04 am ICT by IBNS
Mumbai, Sept 1 (IBNS) In what can be touted as one of the biggest acquisitions in recent times in the media and entertainment sector, The Walt Disney Company has said that it ... Read more...

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3rd Disney death in 6 weeks


August 19th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 19 (IBNS) Another Disney World worker was killed in an accident Monday at the Orlando park’s Hollywood Studios while rehearsing his role.The deceased, identified as Anislav Varbanov, 30, was rehearsing his ... Read more...

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Bollywood shining with a little help from Hollywood


August 18th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood emerged as a major player in Hollywood on August 17 as Oscar winner Steven Spielberg finalized his funding deal of USD 825 million, with major chunk coming from India's Reliance. Anil Dhirubhai ... Read more...

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Historic Bollywood-Hollywood pact signals India’s emergence in world cinema


August 18th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug.18 (ANI): Bollywood emerged as a major player in Hollywood on August 17 as Oscar winner Steven Spielberg finalized his funding deal of 825 million dollars, with major chunk ... Read more...

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Mickey-Donald comic books set to hit Indian market


April 16th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) World's most popular Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck comics books are being launched for the first time in the country. These will be available both in Hindi ... Read more...

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‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’ about an incorrigible spender: Isla Fisher (Interview)


March 19th, 2009 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) "Shop now, think later" is what Rebecca Bloomwood believes in fervently, and Hollywood actress Isla Fisher who plays the compulsive shopper in romantic comedy "Confessions ... Read more...

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Reliance-DreamWorks films to be distributed by Walt Disney (Lead)


February 11th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Disney's agreement to enter into an exclusive long-term distribution arrangement with DreamWorks Studios was announced in Burbank, California Monday.Under the terms of this arrangement, Disney will handle distribution and marketing for about ... Read more...

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Walt Disney to distribute DreamWorks-Reliance films


February 11th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
The agreement to enter into an exclusive long-term distribution arrangement with DreamWorks Studios co-founder Steven Spielberg and CEO Stacey Snider was announced in Burbank, California Monday. Under the terms of this arrangement, Disney ... Read more...

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