women characters

‘English Vinglish’ inspired by my mom: Gauri Shinde (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Ad filmmaker Gauri Shinde is bringing the story of an Indian woman battling language problem in the US in her directorial debut "English Vinglish". She says ... Read more...

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‘English Vinglish’ inspired by my mom: Gauri Shinde


August 14th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Gauri Shinde, wife of filmmaker R. Balki, who is debuting as a director with "English Vinglish", says the film is inspired by her mother."This film is ... 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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Still not many women-oriented films: Neha Dhupia


June 12th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia is glad that the portrayal of women on the big screen is changing from the homely, simple and innocent character to a ... Read more...

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Karisma to play five characters spanning 500 years


June 18th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) This comeback will be a whammy for Karisma Kapoor. For Vikram Bhatt's "Dangerous Ishq", the actress is going to play five roles in five different ... Read more...

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An American scribe’s sideways glance at India


June 13th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) "Sideways on a Scooter", a new book on India by an American journalist who lived in New Delhi for some years, is billed as a "deft ... Read more...

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Video games should involve more, strong women characters, urge experts


August 16th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): In video games, women should be portrayed more often and in a better way than Lara Croft, experts have suggested.In video games, women are depicted as the ... Read more...

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Get a taste of cinema, music and change! (IANS Books This Week)


July 8th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) With the monsoon finally arriving, it's time to sit by the window and chill out with books on ghosts, cinema and music this weekend: 1. "The Washer of ... Read more...

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As a filmmaker I do not believe in showing solutions to problems because I am not God.


May 28th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Prakash Jha tells Jyothi Venkatesh that after making political satires like Gangajal and Apaharan and Rajneeti now, he is keen on making a comedy film now.How would ... Read more...

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Women aboard the Dhamaal 2 train


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Ritesh Deshmukh, Javed Jaffery and Ashish Chowdhary starrer Dhamaal, which released in 2007 and was known for being an all-boys movie, ... Read more...

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Modernity a far cry for women on small screen (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 6th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Independent and bold women characters are no more taboo in films, but one wonders why television serials have failed to come of age as ... Read more...

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Sharmila opens ‘Women in Malayalam Cinema’ exhibition


December 12th, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 12 (IANS) Censor board chief Sharmila Tagore Saturday inaugurated an exhibition titled "Women in Malayalam Cinema" as part of the ongoing 14th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK). The exhibition is ... Read more...

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Nepal to debut at Cannes film fest with ‘Chaukath’


April 13th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 13 (IANS) Almost a decade after Nepal made a mark in the international film arena, a debutant Nepali director hopes to create a stir at the Cannes Film Festival starting ... Read more...

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Loveleen’s going solo soon


March 14th, 2009 - 10:04 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Slumdog Millionaire's co-director Loveleen Tandan might not be getting as much coverage as director Danny Boyle, actors Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Dev Patel, Freida Pinto and the rest but the lady's ... Read more...

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Loveleen Tandan can’t get over Oscar memories


March 13th, 2009 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" co-director Loveleen Tandan is still to get over the Oscar experience. She says her worst fear before the ceremony was she would trip ... Read more...

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Indian filmmaker to portray what life is actually like for immigrants in US


December 28th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Indian-born, Maryland-raised director Shilpa Priya Jagadeesh says she wants to portray what life is actually like for 20-something Indian immigrants in the United States."I want to portray ... Read more...

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