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  • 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai' is a whimsical rom-com; should be fun: Shoojit Sircar May 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Shoojit Sircar, the co-producer of 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai', hopes the film about a wedding in Bhopal turns out to be fun. The film is a small-budget whimsical rom-com directed by writer Arshad Sayyed, who recently wrote another quirky marital comedy 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. Talking about 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai',...
  • Piaa Bajpai to act in Lakshmy Ramakrishnan's next February 5, 2014

    Chennai: Southern actress Piaa Bajpai, known for films such as 'Ko' and 'Bale Pandiya', will feature in actor-filmmaker Lakshmy Ramakrishnan's yet-untitled Tamil directorial which is expected to go on the floors in March. "The male lead is yet to be finalized but Piaa will play the female lead in the film....
  • Want to reinvent Carnatic varnams through Hip-Hop: Sricharan November 6, 2013

    Chennai: Attempting to break new ground, singer-rapper Sricharan Kasthurirangan, known for the rap portion of 'Chennai Express', wants to reinvent rare Carnatic 'varnams' and 'keerthanams' through Hip-Hop in his latest single 'Hipnatic', which has gone viral. "The name 'Hipnatic', which shouldn't be confused with hypnotic, is the abbreviation for Hip-Hop and...
  • Swati Chitnis to add more drama to 'Sasural Simar Ka' July 30, 2013

    Mumbai: After focussing on the love of two sisters, TV show 'Sasural Simar Ka' shifts focus to new characters Falak Naaz and Swati Chitnis, and the latter says a lot is going to happen after she enters the show. While Falak will be seen in the negative role, Swati will be...
  • Assamese cinema is going through a difficult phase: Jahnu Barua July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: National-award-winning filmmaker Jahnu Barua feels that regional cinema in Assam is suffering due to lack of proper infrastructure and market. Barua, 60, believes Assamese filmmakers should learn the art of marketing from their Bollywood counterparts. "Assamese cinema is going through a very bad phase. It's not that our...
  • Anchor Ranjini to play a negative role in her next March 31, 2013

    The star anchor of Malayalam television, Ranjini Haridas, who made her debut through 'Entry', is all set to play a baddie for a new film. Yes, her role in Shyam Praveen's, 'Otta Oruthiyum Shariyalla', is all about a girl who deliberately cheats her lover. A take on matters of the...
  • Jiyai Shin wins Australian Women's Golf Open February 17, 2013

    Canberra: South Korea's Jiyai Shin won the Australian Women's Golf Open by two shots on Sunday, finishing with a 1-under 72 to break out of an overnight tie for the lead with teenage star Lydia Ko. Shin mixed three birdies with two bogeys in a final round dogfight with Ko...
  • No competition with sister Karthika: Thulasi January 23, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actress Thulasi Nair, who will be seen in forthcoming romantic drama 'Kadal', says her love for her elder sister, actress Karthika, won't be replaced by any competition. A well known Tamil actress Karthika is known for her films like 'Ko' and 'Dammu'. "We may be rubbing shoulders in the same...
  • It's a classic start for Kannada movie 'Lakshmi' January 5, 2013

    If one goes by director Raghav Loki's plans his film, 'Lakshmi' will hit 200 theatres after it is been released. Some of his films in the past have come near to 195 theatres but not reached 200 theatres. Perhaps 'Lakshmi' breaks that record. It was of 30 to 40 minutes seen so...
  • 'Ko Antey Koti' Review': Humour works for the film December 29, 2012

    Cast: Sharwanand, Priya Anand, Sri Hari Director: Anish Yohan Kuruvilla Rating: 2.5 out of 5 A crime thriller, unconventional and totally uncanny is what 'Ko Antey Koti' can be described as. It is definitely one of the best Telugu films of the recent past. But what makes this strikingly different film uninspiring is...
  • Ko Antey Koti's audio release to be on 08 Dec December 8, 2012

    The audio release of Sharvanand's latest crime thriller 'Ko Antey Koti' will be held on 08 Dec 2012, which is filmed under the direction of Anish Yohan Kuruvilla. The event will be graced by stars like Ram Charan, Venkatesh, Allu Arjun, Rana Daggubati and Nani. Also, Bannered under Sarvaa Arts, 'Ko Antey...
  • Jahnu Barua's take on 26/11 to be released on Oct 26 October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: National Award-winning filmmaker Jahnu Barua, whose last film was the critically-acclaimed 'Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara', is back with his new offering a take on the 26/11 mayhem which tries to make a universal statement on peace. 'Baandhon', produced by Assam State Film (Finance & Dev) Corporation, releases...
  • Padma Shri P Bharathiraja's 'AK' is set in a Village September 19, 2012

    Tamil actress Karthika Nair, who rose to fame with superhit films like 'Ko' and 'Dammu', will don the role of a village girl in her upcoming Tamil film 'Annakodiyum Kodiveeranum'. Directed by veteran director P Bhartiraja, the film is set against the backdrop of a village, similar as the plot of...
  • Actress Piaa Bajpai to act in 'Dhalam' June 19, 2012

    Piaa Bajpai is keen to make it big in her second innings in Kollywood. The 'Poi Solla Porom' and 'Goa' girl, who was last seen in 'Ko', has signed two projects and one of them is a Tamil-Telugu bilingual. "I play a Tamil Brahmin girl in both the versions of 'Dhalam',...
  • No election is perfect: Myanmar Presidential Advisor April 2, 2012

    Yangon: Myanmar's Presidential Advisor Ko Ko Hlaing has dismissed allegations of poll irregularities by pro-democracy leader and Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi. Talking to CNN-IBN, he also said there was no bloodshed in Myanmar polls. Following is an excerpt from Ko Ko Hlaing's interview with CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar: Suhasini...
  • Myanmar: Suu Kyi warns of irregularities in polls April 2, 2012

    Yangon: With 24 hours to go before the by-elections in Myanmar begin all eyes are on pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi who is contesting for the first time in 20 years and is widely expected to make a comeback. At a rare press conference in Yangon, Aung San Suu...
  • Star Parivaar Awards 2012: And the winners are... March 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Star Parivaar Awards is one of the most awaited events for the television industry. Lately held Star Parivaar Awards 2012 also turned out to be celeb-studded event. The Star Parivaar Awards 2012 saw talent from the channel's shows being awarded across various categories like favourite beta, favourite beti, mazedaar...
  • Prakash Jha to direct the Hindi version of 'Ko'? January 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The tendency of making the Hindi remake of southern hits has gained currency in last some years. The success of films like 'Wanted', 'Bodyguard' and 'Ghazini' has prompted the filmmakers to look for more remake worthy films from the South Indian film industry. The latest director to join...
  • Tamil movie 'Ko' to be remade in Hindi July 14, 2011

    Chennai: The hugely successful K V Anand-directed Tamil movie 'Ko' is set for a remake in Bollywood and one among the heartthrobs Ranbir Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor is tipped to play the role enacted by Jeeva in the original. 'Ko' was a blockbuster and the director is presently in discussions about the...
  • Watch: The making of London Dreams' song Mann Ko October 20, 2009

    Bollywood flick London Dreams is scheduled to hit theatres on October 30. ...
  • Japan applauds Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara October 7, 2006

    Mumbai: Noted director Jahnu Barua has won the prestigious Kodak Vision Award for his film Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara at the just-concluded Fukuoka International Film Festival in Japan. "It's a great feeling to win this honour. I am happy I could make the film conceived 10 years before it was...
  • Barua to send film directly for Oscars September 25, 2006

    New Delhi: Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Jahnu Barua is visibly upset over the process adopted for nominating Indian films for the Oscars and says he has decided to send his movie Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara directly to the Academy. "I had a talk with Anupam Kher (the producer) and he asked...