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Virgin targets Indian mythology

India may soon become a rich resource for comic book characters and animation films thanks to a new entertainment partnership here to create such materials by re-inventing traditional characters......

A comic book that gets inside Ravana's head

Ravanayan, a graphic novel created by comic book writer Vijayendra Mohanty and artist Vivek Goel, attempts yet another re-telling of the timeless Ramayana. So what's new? This graphic......

Deepak Chopra's Buddha now a graphic novel

A bestselling novel for weeks in America, Canada and other countries, Deepak Chopra's Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment (2008), is now coming to the bookshops in a new avatar -- a 160-page hardcover......

India-inspired comics take on western superheroes

Batman, Superman and Spiderman may now have to pack-up their hoods in the US as American fans of comics appear to be hooked on to tales of characters inspired by ancient Indian mythology. The......

Virgin Comics to tap Indian mythology

Eyeing the burgeoning entertainment market, Virgin Comics and Virgin Animation on Thursday said it plans to tap the 5,000-year "vault of Indian mythology" and showcase it to the world. "The company......

Telecom firms ring in web ambassadors

Zac has a problem staying fit; he has a paunch and needs to exercise. And there is a queue of people who want to take him out for a walk. They include Mahesh Bhatt, Yuvraj Singh, author Chetan......

NetIP conference in Boston to draw industry stalwa

With the mantras 'Explore, Dream, Discover,' the 17th edition of the three-day Network of Indian Professionals in North America (NetIP) conference to be held in Boston offers to the 800......

Virgin goes mobile in India, finds Tata Tele ally

The UK-based Virgin Group, owned by British billionaire Richard Branson, has launched its telecom brand -- Virgin Mobile -- in India under a franchisee agreement with CDMA major Tata Teleservices.......

'Gaming deal with Man U takes us global'

Last week, Reliance Entertainment signed up with Manchester United for an exclusive, global three-year game development deal, which reports estimated at $100 million. Rajesh Sawhney, president,......

Review: Kumki is brilliant

A film about the emotional bond between a mahout and his elephant, Pavithra Srinivasan says that Kumki is an unforgettable ride through the wilds of Tamil Nadu's virgin forests.Director Prabhu......

Critics snubbed, Hangover II becomes a massive hit

Surely, the adrenaline pumping adventure Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides was the leader at the world box-office, earning more than $160 million over the weekend, taking its gross to an......

A taste of Cannes in India

Rajeev Srinivasan on one of the best film festivals in India.This is the second year in a row that I have managed to make it to the International Film Festival of Kerala in Trivandrum from December......

'In films like De Dana Dan, I'm telling a lie'

After 79 movies and 26 years in the industry, Priyadarshan has become one of the biggest names in direction. While he's known to make serious National award-winning movies like Kanchivaram in......

Why Adam Sandler shouldn't do serious

The big question being asked all of last week -- will movie fans support a more serious Adam Sandler? -- has been answered. And the answer won't please the producers and distributor of Funny......

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Q. The Old adage- Cricket is Religion in India- Now a minor Change- Cricket in India Means Multi crore Business for both Govt and PVT ?/ Pl .comment !!
:  A. For private business,let's take sachin itself as an example;The business of cricket, goes beyond the ICC and the BCCI. Consider sponsorships. Last...... more

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SriniVenkat
Q. Please give review on 1920's
SriniVenkat:  A. 1920. scores, but only in bits and places.film let down by the corny script which catapults the film to the British Raj and uses the nationalist...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/please-give-review-on-1920s/16846160/answers/10921542

Janvi Mehta
Q. How many principal authors have written Ramayan?
Janvi Mehta:  A. There are diverse regional versions of the Ramayana written by various authors in India. Some of them differ significantly from each other. During...... more

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Questions In Bronze

In bronze, as in life, it seems Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is causing storms in the United Kingdom. In what seemed to be a fairly obvious, if... ...

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Demons and jawas and stars!

Once a geeks gathering, now a huge Hollywood event, jane mulkerrins reports from this year's Comic-Con IN March 1970, 145 dedicated enthusiasts... ...

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Cinema Quiz

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