Shah Rukh Khan honoured at Asian Awards

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been awarded the prestigious Outstanding Contribution to Cinema award at the fifth annual Asian Awards held here last night. The 49-year-old actor was given the award by Indian-origin British filmmaker Gurinder ... Read More >>>

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Holy neem tree located

The holy neem tree (Daru), which will be used for making idol of Lord Balabhadra, was located near Sarala Temple in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district on Friday. Jagannath Temple Administration made the formal announcement on identification of suitable ... Read More >>>

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Judgement Day for Court

Will the audience accept this indie offering or be condemned to a cinematic life of racy potboilers? Court. Images courtesy: Zoo Entertainment Media. Court. Chaitanya Tamhane, Geetanjali Kulkarni and Vivek Gomber. Court Chaitanya Tamhane, Geetanjali ... Read More >>>

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`Sholay` released in Pak

A still from 'Sholey', the Ramesh Sippy-directed action film considered as an all-time blockbuster of Indian cinema. Karachi, April 18. Cult Bollywood classic “Sholay”, starring megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra, hit theatres in Pakistan for the first ... Read More >>>

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What`s a diviner Russell?

Actor Russell Crowe, right, and actress Isabel Lucas attend the premiere of the feature film "The Water Diviner" in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 16, 2015. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP). 1. Saturday, April 18, 2015. Print Email 0 Comments ... Read More >>>

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`Bombay Velvet` new stills:

The film which has been in the making for almost two years features Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar in key roles. 'Bombay Velvet' new stills: Anushka Sharma, who plays jazz singer Rosie who sings in a bar called 'Bombay Velvet', sports ... Read More >>>

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Gautham Menon hails Mani Ratnam

With Mani Ratnam, the big daddy of urban love stories, announcing his comeback in a big way with 'OK Kanmani', his self-made protege Gautham Vasudev Menon is all happy. “Mani sir sets a trend again surely with O kaadhal kanmani..I myself feel like ... Read More >>>

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Rajendra Prasad is MAA president

Actors G. Rajendra Prasad and Sivaji Raja were on Friday declared elected as president and general secretary of the Movie Artists Association (MAA), bringing to an end weeks-long high-voltage campaign that made the MAA office-bearers election look more ... Read More >>>

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Akshay Kumar Wraps up Brothers Shoot

"The last of the Love & Hugs of Brothers. My final shot of a film that my Body & Soul will never forget!! Many Thanks," wrote Akshay on Twitter. Actor Akshay Kumar has wrapped up shooting for Dharma Productions' Brothers, which he says has turned out to be ... Read More >>>

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Movie Review: Margarita With A Straw

Margarita With A Straw opens like director Shonali Bose's 2005 film Amu did. On a long drive. In the first scene, a lilting, breezy sequence on a crisp Delhi morning, we accompany four people in a large, blue matador. The mood is unlike the frenzied journeys ... Read More >>>

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This Margarita Offers a Taste of Life

There is a scene in Shonali Bose's incredibly direct and brave film Margarita With A Straw where Laila (Kalki Koechlin), the protagonist is passing by a library on her wheelchair and looking through a glass wall at 'normal' people on the other side. This glass ... Read More >>>

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40 years on, Gabbar has tryst with Pak

Seldom has one film dialogue defined an actor as much as this one-liner did Amjad Khan, playing the iconic khaini-chewing bandit king Gabbar Singh in Ramesh Sippy's 1975 blockbuster Sholay. But for generations of Bollywood fans across the border in ... Read More >>>

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