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By SHARIN WADER Rajnikanth and Kamal Hassan can fight for their share of the Chennai pie, but in Kochi, there is nobody to challenge Mohan Lal. In this backwater city of Kerala, the Southie superstar is King.
By ANSHUL CHATURVEDI The 'Indian Mujahideen' recently warned four leading Muslim actors - Shah Rukh, Aamir, Salman and Saif Ali, all, coincidentally, answering to the name of Khan - that if they didn't keep off working in Indian movies, they'd run the risk of 'paying a price'.
By JAYA DRONA Vipul Shah isn't really surprised. The global rights for his next, yet-to-be-shot film London Dreams have been sold for a record Rs 120 crore, and this comes right on the heels of the box office success of Singh Is Kinng.
In the last ten days of August, nine new films - Phoonk, Mukhbir, Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam, Rock On, Mumbai Meri Jaan, C Kompany, Hijack, Chamku and Wanted-will hit the marquee. Some could be interesting, most are likely to be ridiculous.
By SANDYE VOIGHT Future plans include 3 A fall film mix of Oscar contenders. 3 Film acting classes by Bob Z'dar. 3 Midnight movies -- possibly a series of monster flicks for Halloween. 3 A showing of Tim Breitbach's film, "Dopamine," which won a Sundance award in 2003.
By Bill Keveney The Cheetah Girls: One World lives up to its title.
By Anupama Chopra 'Who gives us clout?" Shahrukh Khan, the actor also known as King of Bolly wood, asked during a recent interview here. He quickly answered the query himself. "It's the last mile, the audience.
By Bharati Dubey MUMBAI: In a deal that has set a record in Bollywood, the worldwide distribution rights of Vipul Shah's London Dreams have been sold for Rs 120 crore. The deal, which includes satellite, theatrical, video and music rights, is the first to cross the Rs 100 crore mark.
By Nitasha Natu MUMBAI: Political party workers seem to be getting increasingly innovative with their promotional tactics. For the past few months, they have been piggybacking on the success of Bollywood films to appeal to the public.
By GAURAV THAKUR Times News Network What yesteryear star Manoj Kumar has done lately to Shah Rukh Khan and Farah Khan has established a new trend in Bollywood.
- An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.