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Oscar-winning screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala passes away in New York

Oscar-winning screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala passes away in New York

3 years ago 0
The novelist-screenwriter was part of the Merchant-Ivory Productions team Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, the German-born novelist and award-winning screenwriter for Merchant-Ivory Productions, died Wednesday at her home in New York. She is survived by three daughters. Read Article ▶
60th National Awards reflect resurgence of Bollywood

60th National Awards reflect resurgence of Bollywood

4 years ago 2
Irrfan Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Parineeti Chopra took home the coveted award this year It happens only in India. Surely, a film chosen as the best in the country should be the one sent to compete at the Oscars. But no, Barfi!, rather than Paan Singh Tomar, was sent and duly failed to secure a […] Read Article ▶
AR Rahman says he has no plans to direct a film

AR Rahman says he has no plans to direct a film

4 years ago 0
The Oscar winner quashed rumours that he has written a script and plans to direct a movie by early next year There were reports that AR Rahman, the Oscar-Grammy winning music composer, would soon wield the megaphone for a movie and he was busy with script works. Read Article ▶
Life of Pi voted best error-free Oscar nominated movie

Life of Pi voted best error-free Oscar nominated movie

4 years ago 1
According to a survey, Ang Lee’s movie has just one editing error compared to the others nominated for the Oscars Filmmaker Ang Lee’s Life of Pi would be a clear winner for the best picture at the Academy Awards this year if the prize giving was based on the least amount of movie errors Read Article ▶
Laadli Media Awards 2013: Gauri Shinde, Bhanu Athaiya honoured

Laadli Media Awards 2013: Gauri Shinde, Bhanu Athaiya honoured

4 years ago 0
The English Vinglish director and the Oscar-winning costume designer won at the fourth Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity Filmmaker Gauri Shinde received the Laadli award for the Best Mainline Hindi Film for her directorial debut English Vinglish, while Oscar-winning costume designer Bhanu Athaiya got honoured for lifetime achievement. Shinde says she will keep making films […] Read Article ▶
Stardust Awards 2013: Anushka Sharma, Rakhi Sawant, Mugdha Godse indulge in a cleavage show

Stardust Awards 2013: Anushka Sharma, Rakhi Sawant, Mugdha Godse indulge in a cleavage show

4 years ago 0
These Bollywood babes were spotted at their stylish best at the Stardust Awards 2013 Decent number of stars turned up at the Stardust Awards 2013. But what came as a pleasant surprise to us is the amount of cleavage show that took place on the red carpet. From Anushka Sharma to Rakhi Sawant, most of […] Read Article ▶
Oscar-winner Bhanu Athaiya to be honoured with Laadli Lifetime Achievement Award

Oscar-winner Bhanu Athaiya to be honoured with Laadli Lifetime Achievement Award

4 years ago 0
English Vinglish director Gauri Shinde will also be awarded at the event on February 5 Oscar-winning costume designer Bhanu Athaiya will receive the lifetime achievement honour at the Laadli National Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity. Athaiya, who had won an Oscar for Best Costume Design for British filmmaker Richard Attenborough’s 1982 film Gandhi Read Article ▶
Revealing Bombay Jayashri

Revealing Bombay Jayashri

4 years ago 0
Cineswami tells us more about the Oscar-nominated singer of Pi’s lullaby from Life of Pi Samir Sarkar is a happy man these days. Samir Sarkar who? You may well ask. He is the Indian line producer of Ang Lee’s Life of Pi. While on a location scout in Pondicherry, Sarkar, a native of the former […] Read Article ▶
AR Rahman live in concert in Chennai on December 29!

AR Rahman live in concert in Chennai on December 29!

4 years ago 0
It’s going to be a treat for Rahman fans this weekend, as the Oscar and Grammy Award-winner will perform live at the Salute to the Motherland concert at the YMCA Grounds in Chennai AR Rahman will be performing to a packed stadium of 25,000 people this Saturday, December 30, in Chennai. Read Article ▶
Behad Pyaar – Infinite Love is my dream project: Rahman

Behad Pyaar – Infinite Love is my dream project: Rahman

4 years ago 0
AR Rahman says working on his new single is just like creating an album because of his deep involvement in the project Oscar-winning musician AR Rahman, who has composed many songs on love, peace and harmony, has come up with a new song Behad Pyaar – Infinite Love and describes it as his dream project […] Read Article ▶
AR Rahman’s son Ameen makes stage debut at Chennai International Film Festival

AR Rahman’s son Ameen makes stage debut at Chennai International Film Festival

4 years ago 0
The Slumdog Millionaire composer’s son performed a short medley on the piano at the CIFF Oscar-winning Indian composer AR Rahman‘s son Ameen gave his first public performance at the opening ceremony of 10th Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF) in Chennai on Thursday, December 13. Read Article ▶
Anil Kapoor: Anupam Kher’s Silver Linings Playbook is the frontrunner for Oscar nomination

Anil Kapoor: Anupam Kher’s Silver Linings Playbook is the frontrunner for Oscar nomination

4 years ago 0
Mission Impossible 4 actor Anil Kapoor feels his buddy Anupam Kher’s Hollywood film will be nominated for the Academy Award Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor feels Anupam Kher-starrer Silver Linings Playbook is the front-runner for an Oscar nomination. “He (Anupam Kher) has been a kind of an actor who has been an integral part of so many […] Read Article ▶
Midnight’s Children movie reviews aren’t that great. Will you watch it in India?

Midnight’s Children movie reviews aren’t that great. Will you watch it in India?

4 years ago 3
Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children finally gets an Indian distributor, but the international critics have panned it, says Cineswami The film version of controversial author Salman Rushdie’s Booker of Booker-winning novel Midnight’s Children has finally found an Indian distributor. The film was a bit of a poisoned chalice for distributors in India thanks to both Rushdie […] Read Article ▶
Aamir Khan has a fan in Hollywood star Tom Hanks!

Aamir Khan has a fan in Hollywood star Tom Hanks!

4 years ago 1
Aamir Khan’s work for society through Satyamev Jayate impresses Oscar Award-winning actor-director Tom Hanks. Interestingly, Aamir is often compared to Tom for both his acting style and looks! Academy Award-winning Hollywood actor-filmmaker Tom Hanks read about Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s work for the Indian society, and is mightily impressed. He says “giving back” (to the […] Read Article ▶
Resul Pookutty denies saying ‘Satyamev Jayate’ was ‘manipulated’!

Resul Pookutty denies saying ‘Satyamev Jayate’ was ‘manipulated’!

4 years ago 4
A while ago we heard that the Oscar-winning sound specialist said that Aamir Khan’s television show was doctored. Now he insists that that was not what he meant. Eh? We’ve all watched Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate with varying degrees of emotion threatening to spill over by way of tears. And according to Resul Pookutty, it […] Read Article ▶