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2012-02-04 20:00:00

RKNet Studios and Aary Films announced post-production of the romantic thriller movie Pyar Mein Kyun“¦ for release in mid 2012. Edison, New Jersey (PRWEB) February 04, 2012 Hollywood movies can take the age old story of love between a man and a woman in the most intriguing and authentic manner to produce one box office hit after another... and the movie Pyar Mein Kyun is as authentic in its story and storytelling. It is the story of 2nd generation South Asian love, romance,...

2010-06-17 09:30:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In Tinseltown, the end of the world is nigh -- and it isn't starring Bruce Willis. If you're a big studio or film financier, you spent an average of $102 million dollars for every film you made in 2009 -- while only 32 of the year's 671 releases even crossed the eight-figure barrier in gross returns. If you're a filmmaker, then the global economy and its Hollywood trickle-down has almost completely evaporated your financing options, leaving...

2009-05-05 15:27:25

Hollywood's 20th Century Fox is suing Bollywood's BR Films over what it has described as an unauthorized remake of its 1992 big-screen comedy My Cousin Vinny. The BBC said Fox is suing the Indian company for $1.42 million in Mumbai's High Court, claiming the dialogue and story for Banda Yeh Bindaas Hai are too close to the American version, which co-starred Joe Pesci and Marisa Tomei. BR Films has denied the allegations, arguing its film is original because the characters and settings are...

2009-04-13 22:53:00

LOS ANGELES, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulu Watumull and Mukesh Assomull today announced they have partnered with American Empire Media Group of Los Angeles, California to kick off the new Bollywood Indian television game show "Bollywood Squares." The partnership will release details for the game show for the 2010-2011 season, at an event to be held in Mumbai, India, September 25, 2009. The show is planned to be a grand collaboration of a wealth of talent to be assembled in India. Gulu...

2009-04-03 14:15:02

A group of Bollywood film producers says it plans to go on strike after failing to reach a profit-sharing deal with Indian multiplex owners. The Press Trust of India said the film producers are to go on strike Saturday for an indefinite amount of time. The move reportedly will prevent the release of new movies into the theaters involved in the failed negotiations. Our demands are just; we want equal shares in profit sharing, which is the norm all over the world. The situation is not in our...

2009-03-07 16:30:00

India's movie industry is poised to take advantage of the success of Slumdog Millionaire and expand globally, experts say. Amit Khanna, chairman of India's Reliance Big Entertainment film group, said India's so-called Bollywood could soon be a global cinematic power by developing links with Hollywood, which has its eyes on India's potential, The Washington Post reported Saturday. There is a natural synergy between the film industries in India and the United States. India is a democracy, has a...

2008-10-27 15:00:18

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- NDM Bollywood Dance Studios & Productions announced today that tickets for its highly anticipated production of Nakul Dev Mahajan, The One Man Bollywood Show will go on sale November 1, on Ticketmaster.com and by calling (213) 365-3500. Nakul's historical performance is scheduled for Saturday, January 31, at 7:00 p.m. at the Wadsworth Theatre in West Los Angeles, with partial proceeds to benefit Pratham, an India-based non-profit organization that...

2008-10-10 00:00:24

Scenes from a Bollywood movie are expected to be filmed in Bath next month. Casting sessions for the film Veer - starring an actor dubbed the Brad Pitt of Bollywood - are being held in the city on Friday and Saturday. The film stars Salman Khan, who has also written the story on which it is based. The 42-year-old has had to put on extra weight for the film, in which he plays a warrior. The casting sessions are being held in St Michael's Place, outside the Little Theatre Cinema, from...

2008-09-25 00:00:00

Youngsters from schools, colleges and youth groups across the Westcountry have been given the opportunity to have movies shown at a national festival. The two-day event, organised by the Co-operative Group, will run clips of about six minutes from 100 youngsters who had their productions picked from 250 applicants. The festival, covering a wide range of genres from drama and documentaries to animation, comedy and music, is being held at the National Media Museum in Bradford. Among the...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.