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Bollywood doesn't have anything to offer to my age group: Om Puri

Ahead of the release of The Hundred Foot Journey, actor Om Puri talks about romancing British actor Helen Mirren in the film and why he is "jobless" in Bollywood.

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Related Topix: The Hundred-foot Journey, Om Puri, Bollywood, Helen Mirren, Celebrities, Arts

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Stock of laughter

In the early days of the VCR video cassette recorder, a gadget now extinct enterprising producers used to come up with all kinds of content to sell to people who had invested in expensive players.There were films, of course, mostly pirated; compilation of hit songs, one-camera recordings of plays, mushairas, hasya kavi sammelans and Johny Lever's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Johnny Lever, Bollywood

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Unique indie films push the limits of the genre

Started more than nine years ago at The Olympian, The Video Guy column is a weekly look at films from a "regular guy's" perspective.

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Related Topix: Arts, Sundance Film Festival

The News Tribune

Lakewood goes Bollywood with Asian Film Fest

About 350 people attended last year's inaugural event. "Everybody wanted to do it again," said coordinator Phil Raschke.

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Hindustan Times

Huma Qureshi the hero beyond Bollywood

Huma Qureshi's journey in Bollywood has been one of dogged determination and that rare never-say-die spirit.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Arts, D-Day

Outlook

Amit Sahni Ki List

Another film for which the promo makes a more than sufficient watch. Amit Sahni Ki List is one more in the line of those modern, urban Bollywood romances that are inspired more from the Hollywood romcoms than the shuddh desi bharatiya prem kahani.

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Related Topix: Arts, Bollywood, Wake Up Sid

DNA India

Special premiere of 'Finding Fanny' 17 days before actual release

Now, in an unprecedented move of sorts, the director and the entire team have decided to do something that has never been tried before in Bollywood.

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Related Topix: Arts, Bollywood

Examiner.com

Timbuktu wins 35th Durban International Film Festival with its strong US line-up

Timbuktu from Malian master Abderrahmane Sissako, which recounts Timbuktu's brief occupation by militant Islamic rebels, won the Best Feature Film category at the 35th Durban International Film Festival .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

International Business Times

Avengers 2: Robert Downey Jr Talks about Fight Scene between Iron Man and Hulk in Age of Ultron Film

Footage from the "Avengers" sequel has been previewed at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con to the lucky fans who were present at the event.

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Related Topix: Iron Man, Drama Movies, Arts, Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr.

Mid-Day Mumbai

If I am good actor, don't need bikini: Humaima Malick

Pakistani model-actress Humaima Malick was comfortable shooting a "kissing scene" for her debut Hindi movie, but she shuns bikini.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Arts

Rediff.com

Salman Khan's Kick sets box office on fire

The movie, Khan's second release of the year, raked in Rs 26.4 crore in India on the first day of release.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Arts

St. Petersburg Times

Legal drama in Patel family over Bollywood Oscars continues

The last Bollywood star left town months ago but the legal battle behind the "Bollywood Oscars" continues to roil the bay area's most prominent Indian family.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Tampa, FL, Arts

Daily Times

If I don't get work, I will retire: Om Puri

Veteran actor Om Puri says filmmakers here do not write roles for older actors, which leaves them with no choice but to retire, Zee News repors.

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Related Topix: The Hundred-foot Journey, Om Puri, Arts

Forbes.com

Box Office: Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy' Scores $44M Weekend

Not to be outdone, Dwayne Johnson 's Hercules opens to a respectable $29 million to place second in the weekend rankings.

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Related Topix: He's Just Not That Into You, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Dwayne Johnson, Arts, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Action Movies, Mr. & Mrs. Smith

India.com

Ali Zafar turns director for a short film

He tweeted his photograph Sunday with a caption: "At my set as director." , who directed the actor in 2011 for "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan", replied to his tweet saying: "@AliZafarsays All the best now there will be even more confusion about you and me as "Directors".

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Newkerala.com

Tamil actress Sandra Amy goes to Bollywood

Tamil TV and film actress Sandra Amy has landed a plum role in yet-untitled Emraan Hashmi's next Bollywood outing with director Anthony D'Souza.

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South China Morning Post

London celebrates century of Chinese cinema

Curating a celebration of Chinese films in London meant working with government officials and rights holders on the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan, writes James Mottram It's a weekend afternoon at London's BFI Southbank.

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Related Topix: Arts, World News, China, Asia, Shaolin, Bollywood, Taiwan

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Why daughters of B-Town filmmakers are following in their fathers' footsteps

From hanging around on movie sets to penning scripts and giving their opinion, daughters of B-Town film folk are learning the ropes of filmmaking Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt always bounces off his story ideas and scripts to his daughter Krishna first.

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Related Topix: Dangerous Ishhq, Arts, Bollywood

Hindustan Times

Being Bhaijaan Documentary explores why Salman clicks with Indias small towns

In a small town, illusions can be a code of brotherhood. It's about everyone looking in one direction, at one thing, even if it is failure, and believing it to be a project, as it were, worth a man's time and commitment.

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Related Topix: Arts, Salman Khan, World News, India, Bollywood,

Star Tribune

Rohmer in the afterglow: Reflections on the French film master

As the Film Society of Minneapolis -St. Paul prepares to open Eric Rohmer's "A Summer's Tale" Friday at St. Anthony Main, local lovers of French movies may recall a page-turning When the dear departed Oak Street Cinema booked a three-week Rohmer retrospective in 2001, a City Pages critic reviewed the series as if he were a student radical hurling ... (more)

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