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Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor to receive Phalke award, the highest honour in Indian cinema

In this Oct. 29, 2009 file photo, veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor greets the audience as he receives the lifetime achievement... (more...)

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Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor to receive Phalke award, the highest honour in Indian cinema

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Shashi Kapoor, a scion of a legendary Bollywood family who started acting as a child... (more...)

Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor to receive Phalke award, the highest honour in Indian cinema

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor is to be given the next Dada Saheb Phalke Award, the... (more...)

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Women-led films like Queen, Mary Kom changing trends in industry, says Anushka Sharma

Actor Anushka Sharma during the promotion of film NH10 in Mumbai on Feb 17, 2015. (Photo : IANS) IANS New Delhi  –... (more...)

Indian Bollywood actress Richa Chadha attends a photo call for the Hindi film 'Benny & Babloo', directed by Yunus Sajawal and produced by Umesh Chouhan, in Mumbai on September 25, 2010. STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Richa Chadha heading to New York for research on upcoming film Cabaret

Indian Bollywood actress Richa Chadha attends a photo call for the Hindi film ‘Benny & Babloo’, directed... (more...)

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‘Let people decide for themselves’: Anushka Sharma speaks out against ban on fatal gang rape doc India’s Daughter

Actress Anushka Sharma poses during a portrait session at the 8th Annual Dubai International Film Festival. Gareth Cattermole/Getty... (more...)

This image released by Fox Searchlight Films shows Lillete Dubey, left, and Richard Gere in a scene from "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Laurie Sparham)

Film Review: Despite a classy cast, Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel lives up to its title

This image released by Fox Searchlight Films shows Lillete Dubey, left, and Richard Gere in a scene from “The Second... (more...)

Badlapur is in theatres. Submitted photo/Facebook.

Movie Review: Badlapur leaves much to be desired

IANS writer Subhash K.Jha reviews Bollywood movie Badlapur, which is in theatres. Submitted photo/Facebook. SUBHASH K. JHA IANS Film:... (more...)

Indian director Hansal Mehta, who directed the film Shahid, speaks during the City to City press conference during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Aaron Vincent Elkaim/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Hansal Mehta’s son to follow in father’s filmmaking footsteps

Indian director Hansal Mehta, who directed the film Shahid, speaks during the City to City press conference during the 2012... (more...)

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Royalty, celebs gather for world premiere of India-set The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (w/ photos)

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Premiere ◄ Back Next ► ◄... (more...)

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Irrfan Khan cast in upcoming Tom Hanks film Inferno

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan poses during a promotional event in Mumbai late August 7, 2014. AFP PHOTO/STR IANS Los Angeles... (more...)

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India’s Golden Kela Awards honours worst in Bollywood, Humshakals takes lead (w/ photos)

Humshakals - Worst Movie ◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next ► Picture... (more...)

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