‘Tell Me O Kkhuda’ - tender, sweet, gentle (IANS Hindi Film Review)

October 29th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Fim: "Tell Me O Kkhuda"; Starring Esha Deol, Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Dharmendra, Arjan Bajwa, Chanda Roy Sanyal; Directed by Mayur Puri/Hema Malini; Rating: ***Take away all the awkwardness of the ... Read more...

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‘Pilla Zamindar’ is above average (Telugu Movie Review)

October 15th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Pilla Zamindar", Cast: Nani, Hari Priya, Indu Madhavi, Rao Ramesh, Nagineedu, Srini Avasarala, M.S. Narayana, Vennela Kishore; Screenplay-Director: Ashok G.; Producer: Master Bujji Babu; Dialogues: Chandrashekhar; Camera: Sai Sriram; Music: ... Read more...

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‘Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster’: potent mix of passion, politics (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)

September 30th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster"; Cast: Mahie Gill, Randeep Hooda, Jimmy Sheirgill; Director; Tigmashu Dhulia; Rating: ***Absolute power corrupts absolutely. And the power to create cinema that takes the prevalent language ... Read more...

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Setting sail from India to China on ‘River of Smoke’ (IANS Book Review)

August 6th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Book: "River of Smoke"; By Amitav Ghosh, Publisher: Penguin Books, Price: Rs.699, Pages: 558"River of Smoke" is the second book in Amitav Ghosh's trilogy that began with the story of the ... Read more...

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Minissha Lamba signed for ‘Zilla Ghaziabad’

June 26th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Actress Minissha Lamba has been teamed up with actor Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi in director Anand Kumar's next film "Zilla Ghaziabad"."I have recently signed ... Read more...

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Inconsistent, predictable story mar ‘Avan Ivan’ (Tamil Movie Review)

June 19th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
BY Aravindan DI Film: "Avan Ivan"; Cast: Aarya, Vishal, Madhu Shalini, Janani Iyer, G.M. Kumar, RK, Ambica; Director: Bala; Producer: Kalpathi S. Agoram, Kalpathi S. Ganesh, Kalpathi S. Suresh; Music Composer: Yuvan ... Read more...

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Kousani Roy To Star In Bengali Mega Serial ‘Debi Boron’

November 11th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actress and television show host Kousani Roy cannot help celebrating the success that has just landed on her lap. Well, Kousani Roy has reportedly bagged an ... Read more...

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The Makdee Girl is All Grown Up

September 30th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): As a child artist Swetha Basu Prasad won a lot of accolades for her performance in movies like Makdee and Iqbal. Swetha is all grown up ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Kola Kolaya Mundhrika(2010)

May 22nd, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Kola Kolaya Mundhrika – A Passable showVerdict: Watch it onceRating: 2.5/5Production: Giriguja ProductionsDirection: MadhumithaStar-casts: Karthik Kumar, Shika, Jayaram, Sarath Kumar, Anand Raj, Radha Ravi and many othersMusic: ... Read more...

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Kolkata family exhibits musical instruments of British Raj era

February 8th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 8 (ANI): An exhibition of a family's collection of heirlooms of ancient musical instruments is proving to be an attraction for students and scholars of history in Kolkata.Around 50 rare ... Read more...

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Pakistani couple behind fake Indian money trade in Nepal

November 9th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) A Pakistani couple have been found to be involved in running a fake Indian currency network in Nepal.Mohammad Ali Zamindar and his wife Sahebi Zamindar ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s Durga Puja marquees - innovative works of art

September 25th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) A slice of tribal Jharkhand, the Akshardham temple of Delhi, the garden house of a Bengali zamindar of yore - innovative artistic creativity is being showcased at various ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai shoots for her ensuing movie ”Ravana” near Kolkata

March 6th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Agarpara/Vedic village resort (WB), Mar 6 (ANI): Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is busy as a bee shooting for her upcoming movie ''Ravana'' at Agarpara, a suburb on outskirts of Kolkata. The ... Read more...

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‘Dev D’ - a punk and grunge version of ‘Devdas’ (IANS Preview)

February 2nd, 2009 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Nine cinematic versions of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's immortal love story "Devdas" have been released since the first silent film in 1928. Now Anurag Kashyap is ready with ... Read more...

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Iconic villains fade away in times of experimental cinema

November 22nd, 2008 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) There was a time when viewers would burst out of movie halls mimicking one liners like "Mogambo khush hua..." or "Aray O Sambha!" as villains from Hindi ... Read more...

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Missing Tagore memorabilia recovered after 13 years

May 31st, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 31 (IANS) Bangladeshi authorities have recovered several missing memorabilia of Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore from different parts of the country after they were 'misplaced' 13 years ago. Assistant commissioner ... Read more...

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