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Neil Patrick Harris starts planning for Oscars

Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) Actor Neil Patrick Harris, who will host the Oscars in 2015, is ready with a list of things for the ceremony. The How I Met Your Mother fame actor shared his ideas during an interview with a radio channel, Sirius XM, reports contactmusic.com. Gaga, Adele. That would be cool, Pink? We could do circus things, said the 41-year-old star when asked about hi...

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Neil Patrick Harris to host 87th Academy Awards

Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Neil Patrick Harris has been roped in to host the Oscars in 2015. The How I Met Your Mother fame actor took to social networking site Twitter to announce the news by posting a video Wednesday, reports hollywoodlife.com. In the video, Harris filmed himself on the phone saying, I'm in. He then showed his bucket list with 'Host the Oscars' at the bot...

24 days ago
It's a proud moment: 'Liar's Dice' director

Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Happiness and pride are feelings that engulfed actress-director Geetu Mohandas when her independent film Liar's Dice was chosen as India's official entry for the best foreign film category at the 87th Academy Awards Tuesday. She says this was unexpected. I am extremely excited and happy for my entire cast and crew, and for my producers. This ('Liar's Dice') was pure...

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'Liar's Dice' is India's entry for Oscar

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) National Award winning Hindi film Liar's Dice, starring acclaimed actors Geetanjali Thapa and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, is India's entry for the best foreign film category at the 87th Academy Awards. The film has been chosen by a 12-member jury appointed by the Film Federation of India (FFI), and out of a record number of 30 shortlisted films. 'Liar's Dice' is...

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'Liar's Dice' is India's entry for Oscar

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) National Award winning Hindi film Liar's Dice, starring acclaimed actors Geetanjali Thapa and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has been zeroed in on as India's entry for the best foreign film category at the 87th Academy Awards. The film has been chosen by a 12-member jury appointed by the Film Federation of India (FFI), and out of a record number of 30 shortlisted films.

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Julia Roberts to do Argentine thriller remake

Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts is in talks to come on board for the remake of English-language remake of Oscar-winning Argentine thriller Secret in Their Eyes. Chiwetel Ejiofor and Gwyneth Paltrow have also been cast in director Billy Ray's revamp of the Juan Jose Campanella movie, which was crowned Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards in 2009. IM Global, whic...

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Jennifer Lawrence in Guinness World Records

London, Sep 5 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence has entered the Guinness World Records after becoming cinema's most successful film heroine following her role as Katniss Everdeen in the hugely popular Hunger Games franchise. The Hunger Games and its sequel Catching Fire grossed over 900 million pounds worldwide to earn the record for Lawrence, reports telegraph.co.uk. The actress ...

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Rose McGowan eyes Oscar for directorial debut

Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Actress Rose McGowan hopes to win an Oscar by launching a week-long movie festival that will feature her directorial debut. The Charmed star stepped behind the camera for a short film called Dawn, which was received with critical acclaim after its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. Now McGowan is hoping to win gold at next y...

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Attenborough had plans to make Khasi documentary in Meghalaya

Shillong, Aug 28 (IANS) Tribal Khasi philanthropist Honsen Lyngdoh, who was closely associated with Richard Attenborough's Oscar-winning film 'Gandhi', said the late British director had plans to make a documentary on Meghalaya's matrilineal system. The filmmaker died in London Sunday at the age of 90. Attenborough wanted to make a documentary film on our rich culture . He was ve...

2 months ago
Florida businessman sues brother-in-law over IIFA profits

Tampa Bay, Aug 11 (IANS) A Florida businessman of Indian origin is suing his brother-in-law, a noted Indian American philanthropist, for robbing him off of his due profit share earned by hosting a Bollywood film award show. According to Florida's Tampa Bay Times, the ongoing legal dispute involving the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA), US edition, has entered a contentious...

2 months ago
Women sweep Gujarati literary awards for 2013

Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Women literary figures bagged the lion's share of Maharashtra State Gujarati Sahitya Academy Awards (MSGSAA) for Gujarati literature published during 2013, an official said here Sunday. MSGSAA executive president Hemraj Shah, announcing the prestigious awards, said that of the nine awards in various categories, women bagged seven. The awards shall be presente...

3 months ago
Amita Bal joins hands with Trishala Dutt to start new trend

San Francisco, July 2 (IANS) They both have Indians roots, grew up in the US and are part of the glamour world. Now couturière Amita Bal and Trishala Dutt, daughter of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt and late actress Richa Sharma, have joined hands and are set to give fashion a new meaning. Their first project is for a high-end fashion magazine. While Amita, based in Palo Alto in the Si...

3 months ago
LIFF: Rakeysh Mehra to launch 'The Rang De Basanti Screenplay', 'Ru Ba Ru'

Leh, June 28 (IANS) At the Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF), filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is ready to launch two projects close to his heart -- a book, which is a screenplay of his 2006 film Rang De Basanti, and Ru Ba Ru, a documentary film on the effect and impact of the Aamir Khan-starrer. The third edition of LIFF is happening in this picturesque region of Jammu and Kashmir...

5 months ago
Audience more important than Oscars, says Mahesh Bhatt

Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt says he makes films for the audience and not for the prestigious Academy Awards. Asked why do we run after Oscars despite having some popular awards in India, he said: We make films for close to 1.2 billion population. We make films in our own way. So, we should make a place in their (audience) heart instead of making a space for Oscars. B...

5 months ago
'Maharana Pratap' now a one-hour show

Mumbai, May 9 - Fans of historical TV show Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap have a reason to rejoice as the show's time slot has been extended from half an hour to one hour. Starting May 12, the show will be aired 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Monday to Thursday on Sony Entertainment Television. As a result Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar starrer Bade Achhe Lagte Hain will now be beamed at 11...

5 months ago
John Trovolta approached for Shekhar Kapoor's "Paani"

Tampa Bay -, April 27 - Amrican actor John Trovolta, who attended the International Indian Film Academy Awards - 2014 here Friday, said he has been approached by filmaker Shekhar Kapoor for Paani. Yes, I have been offered a film that I am considering doing. I believe it's an honest Bollywood film and its called Pani. Shekhar Kapoor has asked me to be a part of it, Trovolta said. Shek...

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Hindi films are very original, full of life: John Trovolta

Tampa Bay -, April 27 - Amrican actor John Trovolta Friday said he is a big fan of Hindi films and feels they are very originl and full of life. I liked 'Slumdog Millionaire' which wasn't a bollywood film but somewhat reflects India. I recently saw 'Ram Leela'... I find Hindi films very original and full of life, they capture your attention and have universal themes, so yes I am a big fan o...

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US biggest overseas market for Indian cinema: Filmmaker Rakeysh Mehra

New Delhi, April 26 - The footprint of the over $2 billion Indian cinema industry is rapidly growing overseas, says National Award-winning filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. He stresses that while non-traditional markets are vital, the US, powered by a three-million strong Indian diaspora, remains the biggest international market for Indian moviemakers. America is an important market for us...

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Jared Leto Oscar trophy a filthy mess

Los Angeles, April 26 - Actor Jared Leto's Oscar trophy is full of scratches and bumps after he freely handed it around at parties for everyone to have a hold. As a result, the trophy is now a filthy mess. I damaged it. But then I came home and saw it had another nick on it. So it looks like someone else had fun with it, too. My Oscar is a filthy mess, contactmusic.com. quoted Leto a...

6 months ago
'Maharana Pratap' to take leap?

Mumbai, March 28 - The story of historical TV show Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap will go into fast forward mode in a few months, according to a source. It is likely to be a big leap. Some fresh faces will be seen making an entry in the show, thereby giving a new twist to the storyline. Also, Rohit Purohit has been approached to play the grown up Maharana Pratap, a source told IANS....

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