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'Visaranai' is India's Oscar entry

'Visaranai' is India's Oscar entry

Sep 23 2016 6:00PMNational Award-winning filmmaker Vetrimaaran's critically acclaimed Tamil drama "Visaranai" was on Thursday named as India's official pick for Oscars 2017 in the Foreign Language Film category. ...Read more

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A.R. Rahman to sing in 'Mohenjo Daro'

A.R. Rahman to sing in 'Mohenjo Daro'

Jun 30 2016 7:01PMOscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman, who has composed songs for filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker's “Mohenjo Daro”, has also lent his voice to a romantic song for the upcoming epic adventure-romance film. ...Read more

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I'd like to direct sports-based film: Hirani

I'd like to direct sports-based film: Hirani

Jan 30 2016 5:12PMFilmaker Rajkumar Hirani, who has produced “Saala Khadoos” which touches upon the life of a boxing coach, says he would like to direct a sports based film in future. “I love sports films. ...Read more

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Rahman's band recreates 'Ghanan ghanan'

Rahman's band recreates 'Ghanan ghanan'

Jan 22 2016 6:22PMOscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman's band NAFS has released a rendition of "Ghanan ghanan" from the 2001 film "Lagaan" along with a music video. While the rendition of the popular track bears the sanctity of the original song, the arrangement gives it an out of the box feel. ...Read more

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Actor Rajesh Vivek dead

Actor Rajesh Vivek dead

Jan 15 2016 6:22PMActor Rajesh Vivek, who was part of Bollywood for more than two decades, died following a heart attack in Hyderabad on Thursday, a close friend said. He was 66. "I knew Rajesh for more than 40 years. ...Read more

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2016 belongs to sports based films

2016 belongs to sports based films

Jan 5 2016 3:00PMIn Bollywood, sports-based films have never had too many takers. Over the years, only a few such movies, like Awwal Number (1990), Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992), Lagaan (2001) and Chak De! India (2007), have managed to hit the big screen. ...Read more

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India puts 'Court' in Oscar race

India puts 'Court' in Oscar race

Sep 24 2015 5:00PMAn humble and honest cinematic multilingual gem "Court" -- a courtroom drama that brings alive injustices of India's legal system -- has been chosen to represent the country at the 88th Academy Awards. ...Read more

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Gracy Singh's next project is 'Chooriyan'

Gracy Singh's next project is 'Chooriyan'

Jun 8 2015 3:12PMActress Gracy Singh, who made a big splash in her role opposite none other than Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan in 'Lagaan', has been away from the silver screen for quite some time, but the actress is gearing up for a comeback with a Punjabi film titled 'Chooriyan'. ...Read more

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May make more films in sync sound: Mani

May make more films in sync sound: Mani

Apr 20 2015 7:00PMAce filmmaker Mani Ratnam enjoyed making his latest Tamil outing "O Kadhal Kanmani" in sync sound so much that he plans to make more movies using the same technique. Sync sound refers to sound recorded at the time of filming a movie. ...Read more

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No awards left Yashpal disappointed

No awards left Yashpal disappointed

Dec 16 2014 6:00PMYashpal Sharma, known for movies like “GangaaJal”, “Lagaan” and “Ab Tak Chhappan”, says he was disappointed when he didn’t get any awards for the films. “I was very disappointed when I didn't get any awards for ‘GangaaJal’, ‘Lagaan’, ‘Apharan’ and ‘Ab Tak Chhapan’,” he said in a statement. ...Read more

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Kiran has had a huge influence: Aamir

Kiran has had a huge influence: Aamir

Dec 12 2014 5:55PMBollywood's 'Mr. Perfectionist' Aamir Khan accepts he has undergone a lot of transformation over the past few years, thanks to his filmmaker wife Kiran Rao. "Transformation has happened. ...Read more

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Aamir, Deepika on changes in Indian cinema

Aamir, Deepika on changes in Indian cinema

Nov 22 2014 5:00PMActors Aamir Khan and Deepika Padukone along with filmmaker Karan Johar descended here Friday to speak about the changes in Indian cinema. The actors presented their views while Johar played the moderator at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit held at the Taj Palace Hotel. ...Read more

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Aamir releases documentary on 'Lagaan'

Aamir releases documentary on 'Lagaan'

Jun 10 2014 4:12PMActor-producer Aamir Khan Sunday released a documentary titled "Chale Chalo" on the journey of his film "Lagaan" on &Pictures. "I am so glad I can show this film to the nation. ...Read more

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'1911' is 'Lagaan' meeting 'Chak De!'

'1911' is 'Lagaan' meeting 'Chak De!'

Jan 21 2014 6:12PMJohn Abraham's "1911", a film on football, is set to go on floors in October, and the actor describes it as a combination of "Lagaan" and "Chak De! India". "We are very excited about it going on floors," said John. ...Read more

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Oscar helps to get viewers: Aamir

Oscar helps to get viewers: Aamir

Jan 7 2014 6:44PMBollywood actor-producer Aamir Khan, who stays away from award functions, says an Oscar nomination provides an opportunity to a film to get more viewers. Aamir is one of the few Indian filmmakers to win an Oscar nomination - 2001 period drama "Lagaan" in the Best Foreign Language Film category. ...Read more

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Cast: Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Paul Blackthorne and others

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker

Genre - Drama

Release Date - Jun 15, 2001

It is the story of the people of a small village who want to get rid of the british rule and in order to do that, they stake their future on the game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.More about Lagaan ...