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I almost fainted when Shirin’s role was offered: Farah


May 31st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumba, May 31 (IANS) Farah Khan, who makes her acting debut with "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi", says she was completely shocked when she was offered the role ... Read more...

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Chandigarh becomes Osama’s Abbottabad - for Hollywood film


March 1st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 1 (IANS) The two places may be 600 km apart, but Oscar-winning Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow has chosen Chandigarh and its surroundings in Punjab to depict the Pakistani ... Read more...

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‘Rocket Woman’ propels India’s missile mission


November 21st, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Forget breaking the glass ceiling, Tessy Thomas has virtually blasted her way through it. The 48-year-old is the first-ever woman director of an Indian missile ... Read more...

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‘Meherjaan’ a 3-nation film about women


January 14th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 14 (IANS) A Bangladeshi woman director is shortly making her debut with "Meherjaan", casting stars from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh to portray on screen a woman's perspective about the country's ... Read more...

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Malaysian businesswoman gets 120 years for fraud


January 10th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 10 (IANS) A former woman director of a Malaysian company has been sentenced to 120 years in prison for swindling investors and money laundering, a media report said Monday.The ... Read more...

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A woman director faces many biases: ‘Turning 30′ filmmaker


December 15th, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Women work in almost every department of filmmaking in Bollywood these days but still have to face prejudices, says debutant director Alankrita Srivastav who is ready with "Turning ... Read more...

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Mirch Movie Review: Be Careful Of The Contemporary Woman!


December 10th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director: Vinay ShuklaCast: Konkona Sen Sharma, Raima Sen, Boman Irani, Shreyas Talpade, Rajpal Yadav, Shahana Goswami, Arunoday SinghGenre: SocialRating: ***1/2Seldom is a film made in Bollywood which provokes us to put ... Read more...

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Working with woman director was nice: Katrina Kaif (Interview)


November 16th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) She has a reputation for setting men's hearts aflutter and had worked only with male directors. But Bollywood star Katrina Kaif said working with a ... Read more...

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Did Mallika Use A Body Double For The Nude Scenes Of Hisss?


October 20th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mallika Sherwat has given her best to turn into an international ‘naagin’ for her upcoming Hollywood flick Hisss.  As per the international viewpoint, clothes obstructs one’s ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s woman filmmakers call shots - and are heard Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Bollywood, for long considered a male-dominated industry, is welcoming women directors - if the success of Anusha Rizvi's "Peepli Live" and Rajshree Ojha's "Aisha" ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s woman directors call shots - and are heard


September 10th, 2010 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Bollywood, for long considered a male-centric industry, is no more an alien world for women directors - if the success of Anusha Rizvi's "Peepli ... Read more...

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James Cameron says it’d be cool to lose Oscar to ex wife


March 7th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 7 (ANI): 'Avatar' director James Cameron wants his former wife Kathryn Bigelow to beat to him to the Oscar for Best Director, saying it'll be cool to lose to her.The ... Read more...

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Theatre fest from South Asia on Women’s Day (With Image)


March 3rd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Be it strife-torn Afghanistan, Pakistan or Sri Lanka, women in South Asia are playing an increasingly important and powerful role fostering peace. Come March 8, the International Women's ... Read more...

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Katrina-Hrithik: new jodi on the block?


January 27th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
These days, Katrina Kaif is picking roles that will provide her the chance to prove her mettle as an actress. She is rumored to be a part of Zoya Akhtar's movie which ... Read more...

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Letika Saran Tamil Nadu’s first woman police chief


January 9th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) After being the first woman to serve as Chennai's police commissioner, Letika Saran will become Tamil Nadu's first woman Director General of Police (DGP) and the second woman ... Read more...

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Unesco general conference opens in Paris


October 6th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 6 (DPA) Representatives from Unesco's 193 members gathered in Paris Tuesday for the opening of the organisation's bi-annual general conference. The aim of the 17-day meeting is to determine policies and ... Read more...

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Cover story :Not without my Mother


May 9th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The glamour of tinsel town has always been irresistible for girls who want to make it big as heroines but with the reputation of casting couch existing in the industry most ... Read more...

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Britain close to becoming a police state, says ex-MI5 chief


February 17th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.17 (ANI): Dame Stella Rimington, the former head of MI5, has warned that the fear of terrorism is being exploited by the Government to erode civil liberties and the country ... Read more...

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Police team face irate crowd at Jamia Nagar


October 13th, 2008 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A team of Delhi Police's Crime Branch and forensic experts faced an irate group of residents when they went to Jamia Nagar Monday to examine the L-18 ... Read more...

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Ex-MI5 boss pens spy novel set in Middle East


September 27th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): Former MI5 boss Dame Stella Rimington has penned a new novel a thriller about a spy who has to stop terrorists disrupting a Middle East peace conference.Titled ... Read more...

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Ex-MI5 chief criticizes Brown governments proposed 42-day detention law


September 27th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): A former chief of Britains MI5, Dame Stella Rimington, has joined a growing chorus for the withdrawal of the government''s 42 days counter-terrorism legislation, saying that the provision ... Read more...

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