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Making commercial films not Saurabh Shukla’s forte


September 13th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) As an actor, Saurabh Shukla has carved a niche for himself in commercial cinema, but when it comes to making films, he chooses to helm ... Read more...

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Stewart’s parents divorcing


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart's parents are getting divorced.Kristen's mother, Jules Stewart, filed a divorce petition against John Stewart, who she married 27 years ago. She filed ... Read more...

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Clash of cousins? No, says Bhavna Ruparel


August 29th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Sonakshi Sinha's "Joker" is coming out Friday and a week later her cousin Bhavna Ruparel's debut project "Chal Pichchur Banate Hain" will hit the screens. The ... Read more...

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Why can’t Imtiaz make a children’s movie?


July 19th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) "I am not so clean internally that I could attempt a children's film," says writer-director Imtiaz Ali."I can't dare to do it right now because to ... Read more...

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‘The Intouchables’ - a must touch and feel (IANS Movie Review)


July 14th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Intouchables"; Actors: Omar Sy, Francois Cluzet; Director: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano; Rating: ****What comes to mind when you think disability? Sadness, pity and charity? And what comes to mind ... Read more...

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Abhishek holds special screening of ‘Bol Bachchan’


July 14th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan held a special screening of "Bol Bachchan" for his "Dostana" friend John Abraham, and the two couldn't stop themselves from showing their ... Read more...

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Not thrills in ‘Nagavalli’, avoid it! (Kannada Movie Review)


June 24th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Nagavalli"; Cast: Venu, Madhu Shalini, Sanketh Kashi, Daksha, Bank Janardhan, Biraadar and others; Producers: Keshava-Narasimha; Writer-Director: Kumar; Camera: Parthibhan; Music Directors: Sadhu Kokila-Layendra; Rating: *"Nagavalli" is directed by Kumar, who ... Read more...

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Banks honoured at Hawaii Film Festival


June 19th, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Banks received one of the top honours at the Maui Film Festival in Hawaii.The 38-year-old was handed the Navigator Award by festival director Barry ... Read more...

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‘Addhuri’- fun film replete with emotions (Kannada Movie Review)


June 16th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Adhdhuri; Cast: Dhruv, Radhika Pandit, Tarun, Raju Thalikote, Nag Shekhar, Bullet Prakash; Writer-Director: A.P. Arjun; Producer: C.M.R. Shankar Reddy, Keerthi Swamy; Camera: Surya Kiran; Music: Hari Krishna; Rating: ***1/2Director A.P. ... Read more...

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Habib Faisal says stint as cameramen inspires his films


May 10th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Writer-director Habib Faisal, who is ready with his second directorial venture "Ishaqzaade", says whatever he observed and experienced as a cameraman with a news channel served ... Read more...

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Right sync between writer, director vital: Habib Faisal


May 8th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Habib Faisal, who has written several scripts for Yash Raj Films (YRF), feels right synchronisation between a writer and a director is vital for making a ... Read more...

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Irrfan says his work, not PR, fetched him international films


February 21st, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) One of the most versatile actors in Bollywood, Irrfan Khan, who is part of upcoming American film "The Amazing Spider-Man", says his work has helped him ... Read more...

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‘A Good Old Fashioned Orgy’-not as bad as its name (IANS Movie Review)


February 18th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "A Good Old Fashioned Orgy"; Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Leslie Bibb, Tyler Labine; Directors: Alex Gregory, Peter Huyck; Rating: ***It is the ultimate male fantasy - to be part of an ... Read more...

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Classic remakes not on Imtiaz Ali’s wish list


February 16th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Writer-director Imtiaz Ali, whose last film "Rockstar" has been picking up honours almost at every award function, says he would never venture into remake zone."I ... Read more...

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All animals used in ‘Housefull 2′ fake: John Abraham


February 11th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Actor John Abraham, a supporter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), has clarified that all animals shown in his upcoming film "Housefull ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshaka’ boasts of out of the box story, watch it! (Kannada Movie Review)


January 29th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Aarakshaka"; Cast: Upendra, Sada, Raagini, Shahaji Shinde, Seetha, Rajesh, and Sharan; Producer: Krishna Prajwal; Screenplay Writer-Director: P. Vasu; Camera: P.K.H. Doss; Music Director: Guru Kiran; Rating: *** 1/2It is believed ... Read more...

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Can’t let actors suddenly break into song: Kashyap


January 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap's films lack typical Bollywood song sequences and the writer-director says he loves music but does not understand their sudden appearance between scenes."I love music ... Read more...

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I want to work with Shah Rukh, Hrithik: Anurag Kashyap


January 17th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is known for making small-budget films with newcomers or not-so-big names. Now the writer-director wants to work with stars, but he hasn't ... Read more...

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‘Sidlingu’ entertaining, Yogish makes his mark (Kannada Movie Review)


January 15th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sidlingu"; Cast: Yogish, Ramya, Suman Ranganath, Sridhar, Achyuth Kumar and Girija Lokesh; Producer: T.P. Siddaraju; Writer-Director: Vijaya Prasad; Music Director: Anoop Sileen; Camera: Sugnaan; Rating: *** 1/2The trailers of "Sidlingu" ... Read more...

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‘Prarthane’ entertains and educates; must watch (Kannada Movie Review)


January 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Prarthane"; Cast: Anant Nag, Prakash Raj, Pavitra Lokesh, Master Manoj, Master Sachin, Ashok, Sudha Murthy, B.C. Patil and Dinesh Mangalore; Screenplay writer-Director: Sadashiva Shenoy; Producers: G.C.Pushpa and N. Harish; Story ... Read more...

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‘Porali’ lacks finesse and reasoning (Tamil Movie Review - Rating: **)


December 4th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Porali"; Cast: Sasikumar, Allari Naresh, Swathi, Vasundhara, Kanja Karuppu; Writer-Director: Samuthirakkani; Producer: M. Sasikumar; Music: Sundar C. Babu; Rating: **So what does Samuthirakkani as a director want to convey? Encouraging ... Read more...

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‘Vithagan’ not a wholesome entertainer (Tamil Movie Review)


November 20th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Vithagan"; Cast: Parthiban, Poorna and Millind Soman; Producer: Manickam Narayanan; Writer-Director: Parthiban; Music Composer: Joshua Sridhar; Rating: ** 1/2Director-actor Parthiban makes a comeback after a long time. He leaves behind ... Read more...

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‘Last Night’, a poignant tale of temptation


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Last Night"; Cast: Sam Worthington, Eva Mendes, Keira Knightley, Guillaume Canet; Director: Massy Tadjedin; Rating: ****One of the most complex monsters to handle in the world, is a man-woman ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha advises Rumi Jaffery to shoot in Bhopal


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Not only has Prakash Jha put the city of Bhopal on Bollywood's map but he's also ensuring that other units with a vital story to ... Read more...

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‘Warrior Family…’ a family film, a special treat (IANS Movie Review)


September 17th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Warrior Family Is Worth Fighting For"; Director: Gavin O'Connor; Actors: Joel Edgerton, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison; Rating: ****In a normal feel-good, fighting-the-odds film, you root for the ... Read more...

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‘Bol’ - speak up for this little (IANS Movie Review)


August 31st, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bol"; Cast: Humaima Malick, Manzar Sehbai and Atif Aslam; Director: Shoaib Mansoor; Rating ****Pakistan, in contrast to India, which is one the largest film producing nation in the world, ... Read more...

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Karishma will well reprise my ‘Satte Pe Satta’ role: Hema Malini


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Actress Hema Malini is certain that Karishma Kapoor, who is said to be reprising her role in the remake of her 1982 film "Satte Pe ... Read more...

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Larry Crowne - Bland, stale, pointless (IANS Movie Review)


July 9th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Larry Crowne"; Cast: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Sarah Mahoney; Director: Tom Hanks; Rating: *1/2On a simple level, the three elements that make a film likable are entertainment value, ... Read more...

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Writers, directors share maximum credit for my success: Aamir


July 5th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) As an actor, producer and director, Aamir Khan hasn't gone wrong in past few years and the star says the writers and the directors of ... Read more...

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‘9 to 12′ an enjoyable suspense thriller (Kannada Movie Review)


July 3rd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "9 to 12"; Cast: Kishore Kumar, Nivedita, B.C. Patil, B.V. Radha, Mandeep Rai and Jayarama; Producer-Writer-Director: Ashok Patil; Cameraman: Niranjan Babu; Music Director: Karthik; Rating: ** 1/2NRI director Ashok Patil ... Read more...

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‘Soch Lo’ director’s next family entertainment


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Writer-director Sartaj Singh Pannu, who made his debut as an actor-filmmaker in his internationally acclaimed film "Soch Lo", is now set to enthrall audiences with a ... Read more...

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Reema Nath made Husain act in ‘Mohabbat’


June 13th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Writer-director Reema Rakesh Nath is perhaps the only one to have directed M.F. Husain in a film. Not only that, Husain also painted the poster for ... Read more...

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After ‘Jhansi…’, Zee TV brings another story of valour (With Images)


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) After the success of "Jhansi Ki Rani", Zee TV is bringing another story of love, sacrifice and valour with their new show "Shobha Somnath Ki", which ... Read more...

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Mendes wanted to be make-up free in ‘Last Night’


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) Eva Mendes says she was keen to go make-up free for her role in "Last Night" because she felt it would help create a sexuality ... Read more...

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‘Arthur’ - funny, but let down on original


May 14th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Arthur"; Cast: Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Garner; Director: Jason Winer, Rating: ***Love in the times of the cholera called prosperity and globalisation is often seen as ... Read more...

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