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IBFW 2015 to start on July 15, go beyond metros

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The seventh edition of BMW India Bridal fashion week promises to be a grand affair as the event will travel to seven cities in India for the first time, Starting from the capital in July, six other cities including Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Chennai will witness bridal opulence. The Delhi edition will see five days of fashion and fun ...

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I like donning different hats of creativity: Aki Narula

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) A fashion designer, a costume designer and a stylist to the cinestars, Aki Narula, known for promoting mostly street style, says he enjoys wearing all hats and likes to take challenges when it comes to creativity. I'm one of those people who likes to do different things. I like being challenged creatively. I am doing a lot of films right now and styling. You will...

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'Umrao Jaan' director Muzaffar Ali wraps up 'Jaanisaar'

Gurgaon, May 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Muzaffar Ali, who gave Indian cinema the cult classic Umrao Jaan three decades ago, has completed work on his new period drama Jaanisaar, starring Pakistani actor Imran Abbas Naqvi. The film, which is set in year 1877, also marks the acting debut of stylist and costume designer Pernia Qureshi. 'Jaanissar' is set in the period when we lost the Firs...

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I'll wear stilletos in Cannes, jokes designer Aki Narula

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Following the high heels row at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival, popular Indian fashion designer, stylist and costume designer Aki Narula has joked that if he gets a chance to attend the gala, he'd love to slip into a pair of stilettos. Some women were reportedly turned away from a film premiere for not wearing high heels at the extravaganza, happenin...

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Mickey Mouse gets 'desi' fashion makeover

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Disney's loved character Mickey Mouse has been creatively translated into Indian fashion! Highlighted with Mickey elements, a 'Disney by Anouk' collection was unveiled here on Thursday. Anouk, Myntra's ethnic fashion brand, has launched the collection, infused with fun elements in ethnic wear, in collaboration with Disney India. With 'Disney by Anouk'...

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'KAPOOR and SONS' shoot begins

Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) The shooting of Shakun Batra's upcoming modern family drama film KAPOOR and SONS began on Sunday. The film stars rumoured couple Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra, along with Pakistani actor Fawad Khan and veteran actor Rishi Kapoor. @shakunbatra 's #kapoorandsons kickstarts today!! All the best to the cast and crew!! @S1dharthM @_fawadakhan_ @aliaa08 @chints...

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There is no writer bigger than Shakespeare: Vishal Bhardwaj

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) His love for Shakespeare's classics is evident from his movies like Maqbool and Haider, and filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj says Shakespeare is one of the best writers in the literary world. There is no writer bigger than Shakespeare, Bhardwaj said at the red carpet of the 62nd National Film Awards ceremony late Sunday. Haider won the Best Male Playback Singer ...

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No problems faced while shooting 'Haider' in Kashmir: Vishal Bhardwaj

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Vishal Bhardwaj's Haider, which faced protests while it was being filmed in Kashmir, walked away with five National Film Awards this year. Humbled by the recognition, the filmmaker says he has already forgotten about all the obstacles, and terms shooting in Kashmir a lovely experience. The Shahid Kapoor-starrer Haider is a modern-day adaptation of Willia...

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President honours talent at 62nd National Film Awards

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee presented the 62nd National Film Awards on Sunday at a glittering ceremony here studded with talent representing the diversity of the Indian film industry. Shashi Kapoor, honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke award this year, couldn't attend and the veteran actor will be feted in Mumbai soon. With 45 awards in Feature Film category and a to...

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IIFA 2015: 'Haider' tops technical winners' list

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) After sweeping the National Film Awards, Vishal Bhardwaj's Haider has topped the technical winners' list with six honours by the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA), it was announced on Wednesday. The IIFA Rocks and Technical Awards will take place on June 5 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as part of the IIFA Weekend and Awards. Haider has won in the te...

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Bhardwaj dedicates National Awards to Kashmiri Pandits, Anupam Kher irked

Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who has dedicated the five National Film Awards that his film Haider has bagged, to Kashmiri Pandits, has left veteran actor Anupam Kher irked. Haider, based on William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, was set against the backdrop of insurgency of Kashmir. He was blamed for showing only one side of the Valley, but he has defended himself by sa...

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Karan Johar confirms 'KAPOOR and SONS' cast

Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu director Shakun Batra's upcoming modern family drama film KAPOOR and SONS will star rumoured couple Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra, along with Pakistani actor Fawad Khan and veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, producer Karan Johar announced on Wednesday. The rumours of the cast had been doing the rounds for sometime, but Karan, who is producing the fi...

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It's more than expected: Vishal Bhardwaj on National Awards

Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj is overwhelmed that his film Haider, which completed his Shakespearean trilogy, was named for the National Awards on Tuesday. He says the honours have exceeded the team's expectations. We have got more than what we expected. We have got five awards and I am overwhelmed, Bhardwaj told reporters here. Haider - a modern-day adaptatio...

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62nd National Film Awards: 'Haider' shines in healthy mix of Hindi, regional cinema

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The jury of the 62nd National Film Awards on Tuesday announced a balanced list of winners from the Hindi and regional movie worlds, with Vishal Bhardwaj's Haider taking away a bouquet of five awards. Talents from Tamil and Bengali movies have been rightfully lauded too. Haider - a modern-day adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic tragedy Hamlet - set in t...

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'Mary Kom' Priyanka congratulates king of 'Queen' Vikas Bahl

Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Joyous over the victory of her own film Mary Kom at the 62nd National Film Awards, actress Priyanka Chopra has reached out to other winners like Vikas Bahl of Queen and Vishal Bhardwaj of Haider to congratulate them. Yay! Kabhi Kisi ko itna Bhi mat Darao ki darr hi khatm ho jaaye! Congratulations to @OmungKumar @SaiwynQ Viacom, Sanjay Sir and the whole crew, Priya...

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Fashion no more a trivial pursuit: Manish Malhotra

Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The year 2015 is special for him as it marks his quarter century as a stylist for him and 10 years of his label Manish Malhotra. The designer, who has played a key role in promoting Indian fashion globally, says that fashion weeks have come a long way since the time he started out and that business acumen and creativity now go hand-in-hand. Today, fashion is not a...

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South Asian's play on scars of war to premiere in New York

Washington, March 14 (IANS) Soldier X, a South Asian dramatist's play on the emotional scars inflicted on young American soldiers returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan will have its world premiere in New York on March 31. The play by Rehana Lew Mirza, will also mark 2014-15 season's opening of the award-winning Ma-Yi Theatre Company, one of America's leading producers of new works for...

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'Birdman' flies high at 87th Academy Awards

Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Birdman, a satirical tale of an ageing movie star attempting to reinvent himself via Broadway, clinched key honours Sunday night at the 87th Academy Awards, where India had a no show this time. Birdman, which was nominated in nine categories, picked up four honours - Best Picture, Best Director (Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu), Best Writing (Original Screenplay) a...

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Oscars: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' wins in best costume design category

Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) The Grand Budapest Hotel began its winning streak at the 87th Academy Awards here Sunday night with Milena Canonero walking away with the golden statuette in the Best Costume Design category, and Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier receiving the honour in Best Makeup and Hairstyling category. The Grand Budapest Hotel , written and directed by Wes Anderson, is inspi...

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India lose sheen at Oscars 2015, but had its triumph moments

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India's no show at the 87th Academy Awards may have left cinema-lovers sulking, but a cursory glance at the time-line of filmdom's most prestigious award highlights spread of Indian flavours at the ceremony. From Bhanu Athaiya, Resul Pookutty to A.R. Rahman, several stalwarts have clinched the coveted golden statuettes in the past. Oscars 2015 have come with a di...

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