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World War I centenary: Indian soldiers honoured

The United Nations has commemorated the centenary of World War I, lauding the courage and sacrifice of soldiers including over a million from India, and underscored the importance of reconciliation......

Nehru's great legacy blotted by China defeat

While Nehru remains an icon for many, including his critics, for the stellar role he played in building institutions of democracy, the 1962 humiliation blots Nehru's copybook, says Colonel Anil A......

T P Sreenivasan on past UN mistakes

Gaffes in the UN create some red faces and send a few chuckles around, but do not harm anyone as each country's position is known and the situation can easily be retrieved, says T P Sreenivasan.......

Capturing 26/11 on celluloid

Arthur J Pais reports from New York on two documentaries on the 26/11 attacks. "The siege of Mumbai is such a dramatic and complex subject that many filmmakers can work and come up with very......

Law can't treat Sanjay differently: Lord Desai

Actor Sanjay Dutt is hugely popular and has the sympathy of the people, but the Supreme Court cannot treat him differently from other accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, according to......

Hollywood studios to use Indian patented tech

Hollywood is all set to use Indian technology for the first time. An erstwhile incubatee at the Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship, at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad,......

When the market for music fails

The last ten days of December are reserved for the observance of a largely western ritual, namely, continuous inebriation in the name of the impending New Year. Therefore, before I forget, let me......

The 13th Mumbai Film Festival at a glance

The 13th edition of Mumbai International Film Festival honoured several women documentary filmmakers recently. Noted director Bimal Roy's daughter and documentary filmmaker Rinki Roy......

Coming Soon: The real Filmistan on Pedder Road

For a nation seemingly consumed by a passion for making and viewing cinema, India's track record in preserving the medium's history so far has been far from laudatory. The National Museum of Indian......

A sham called Shanghai

In a movie supposedly realistic, Dibakar Banerjee cannot handle politics except as a joke, with a party named 'India Bane Pardes' in Shanghai.We in India have been blessed by a film culture that......

100 years of cinema: Shyam Benegal lists his top five films

As Indian cinema celebrates its centenary year, filmmaker Shyam Benegal lists his favourite five films of all time.Sant Tukaram (1936) Directed by Vishnupant Govind Damle and Sheikh......

Revealed: Unknown facts about RD Burman!

India's fascination with RD Burman -- or Pancham as many know him -- will perhaps never die. The musician, who has captured the imagination of at least three generations of Indians, continues......

Suresh Saraiya, one of the best-loved radio commentators

Haresh Pandya pays tribute to noted radio commentator Suresh Saraiya, who passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday following a heart attack. July 18, 2012, turned out to be a sad day for Hindi cinema and......

It's going to end by me getting a clean chit: Modi

FormerIndian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modiin his first full interview since his suspension as commissioner of the Twenty20 league in April believes he is innocent and is confident of......

Wellington: The score... and more

The second Twenty20 international between India and New Zealand will be played at the Westpacstadium in Wellington on February 27.The venue hashosted just a solitary Twenty20 international, between......

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Q. On whom this song is picturised "Sur na saje kiya gaon meing sur key bina jeevan soona" your view on this song
Jameel Ahmed:  A.  more

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Q. one more indian movie songs nominated for oscars ! name the movie
Angel:  A. Movie : Basant Bahaar (1956) ,Singer: Manna Dey, Lyricist : Shailendra, Music Director - Shankar Jaikishan,Cast : Nimmi,Bharat...... more

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Q. how is parallel cinema in india
Angel:  A. Through his first film Pather Panchali (1955) Satyajit Ray became the pioneer of a genre of films latter known as the 'Indian Parallel Cinema'....... more

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Q. HISTORY OF INDIAN CINEMA
Mohmed Fayyaz:  A. The first movie was released in India around 103 years ago, i.e. on 7th July 1897 at Watson Hotel, Mumbai. This film was produced by Leiumour...... more

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Long-lost Sherlock Holmes movie found

A nearly 100-year-old silent Sherlock Holmes movie starring American actor and playwright William Gillette has been found at the Cinematheque... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-109953.html
Old documentary on Mahatma Gandhi now in digital format

Press Trust of India | New Delhi October 2, 2014 Last Updated at 12:02 IST A documentary on Mahatma Gandhi containing "rarest of the rare" video... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/old-documentary-on-mahatma-gandhi-now-in-digital-format-114100200185_1.html
MC Mary Kom - unboxed

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, the 1993 biopic based on the life of the martial arts legend, inspired a teenaged Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom, the... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/brunch/brunch-stories/mc-mary-kom-unboxed/article1-1266048.aspx?htsw0023
'Komagata Maru' Centenary Celebrations Begin

NEW DELHI: The Centre has kicked off the centenary celebrations of the heroic struggle of Indian immigrants against discriminatory immigration laws... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Komagata-Maru-Centenary-Celebrations-Begin/2014/10/01/article2456884.ece
Belgium's Royal Filmotheque keeps silent movies alive

Belgium's Royal Filmotheque, with more than 75,000 film titles and 200,000 movie copies in its vaults, is one of the few arts institutions in... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-109029.html

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