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Film: Happy Ending Director: Raj Nidimoru/Krishna  Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Ileana D’Cruz, Govinda, Kalki, Ranveer Shorey Okay, so in how many ways do we get to see the Modern Indian Bollywood Hero (MIBH) play the commitment-phobic Casanova? See that guy out there. We’ve seen him many times before, and played by Saif Ali Khan many times. Somehow for all its sins of redundancy, “Happy [Full Article...]

I always wanted to be a leading man: Arnold

For Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger, the journey towards success was not easy. The actor says that it was his vision that helped him reach the top as “you don’t get to the top by accident”. “I always wanted to be the leading man. I believe if you think big you will end up big. You need to have a clear vision and then [Full Article...]

IFFI 2014 gets eminent International juries onboard

From noted cinematogra-pher Slawomir Idziak, Chinese filmmaker Zhang Jianya to actress Seema Biswas, the 45th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that started Thursday has celebrated film personalities from all over the world as its jury. Idziak from Poland, who is also the jury chairman, is a noted cinematographer, screenwriter, director and lecturer. He has worked with cinema legends Krzys-ztof Kieslowski, Andrzej [Full Article...]

SRK’s Happy New Year to be screened at Marrakech Film Fest

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan-starrer ‘Happy New Year’ has been officially invited to be screened at the 14th Marrakech Interna-tional Film Festival. The film, whose screenplay recently made it to the Oscar library, will be showcased in the non-competition section of the film festival in Morocco. “We are very happy to screen ‘HNY’ at the Marrakech International Film Festival. It will be one the [Full Article...]

Mike Nichols, director of The Graduate, dies at 83

Mike Nichols, whose 1967 film “The Graduate” earned him an Oscar as best director, has died, media reported Thursday. He was 83. “He was a true visionary, winning the highest honors in the arts for his work as a director, writer, producer and comic and was one of a tiny few to win the EGOT — an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a [Full Article...]

May cast Indian actors in Tiger’s Curse: Shekhar

Director Shekhar Kapur says he may cast Indian actors in his upcoming Hollywood venture ‘Tiger’s Curse’, a fantasy adventure drama based on the novels by Colleen Houck. “I am pretty excited about it. It’s a New York Times best seller and is on the lines of ‘Twilight’. I just signed on to do that. It might have Indian starcast but I am not sure [Full Article...]

Scarlett Johansson would like to visit India

A three month tour of India is on Scarlett Johansson’s fantasy itinerary. The 29-year-old actress, in an interview to Marie Claire expressed a desire to visit India for a long holiday. The ‘Vicki Cristina Barcelona’ star, who gave birth to her first child, Rose, six weeks ago, said her French fiance Romain Dauriac makes her laugh. Asked what brings her the greatest joy, the [Full Article...]

Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin dies

American singer Jimmy Ruffin, who was a regular with famous record label Motown, has died. He was 78. Ruffin’s kids, Philicia and Jimmy Lee, confirmed that he died on Monday at his home in Las Vegas. The cause of death is not known yet, reported TMZ. Born in Mississippi, Ruffin moved to Detroit in the early 1960s and was signed to Motown’s Miracle label. [Full Article...]