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National Games Kick Off in Kerala; Sachin Tendulkar Star Attraction

Tendulkar was roped in by the Kerala government as the goodwill ambassador for the Games and even while Malayalam superstar Mohanlal came under flak from certain quarters for allegedly collecting money to stage his nearly four-hour-long musical show, those who found fault with him looked at Tendulkar who has not charged anything. Each time the speakers mentioned the name of ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo should be punished for shocking behavior: Neymar

Brazilian and Barcelona forward Neymar has asked the Spanish football authorities to give stricter punishment to Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo for his violent conduct on the field of play against Cordoba. Ronaldo was sent off after he kicked defender Edimar Fraga and slapped Jose Crespo during a Spanish La Liga encounter Saturday which Madrid won 2-1. Ronaldo could escape ...

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Karan Johar Defends Film Remake, Says Not a Bad Word

Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has often supported movies adapted from a book, a Bollywood classic or an international movie, says remakes shouldn’t be looked down upon. In the past, the filmmaker has produced remakes like “Agneepath” and “We Are Family”. He is also working on the official remake of popular French film “The Intouchables” and Hollywood movie “Warrior”. “Remake is ...

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Copy Cat South Indian Cinema Sees Bollywood in Toe

When filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss made Suriya-starrer Tamil actioner “Ghajini”, he vehemently denied that his film was adapted from Christopher Nolan’s “Memento”. Since then, very few southern filmmakers have openly admitted to foreign influences in their films such as “Vidiyum Munn”, “Yaamirukka Bayamey” and “Jigarthanda”. Debutant Balaji K. Kumar’s Tamil thriller “Vidiyum Munn”, about a sex worker’s effort to save a ...

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‘Happy New Year’ First Week Box Office Collections Drop as Tamil, Telugu Versions Fail

‘Happy New Year’ did not keep up its first day box office earnings in its second or third day despite weekend holidays and its dubbed versions in Tamil and Telugu failed miserably compared to Shahrukh Khan’s last yer film “Chennai Express” that was a hit in both the languages. Its first week earnings grossed Rs.108.86 crore, with Rs. 104.10 crore ...

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Bang Bang Box Office Collections Surpass ‘Singham Returns’ Record; Joins Rs.300-Crore Club

Hrithik Roshan starrer “Bang Bang” has crossed the box office record set by Ajay Devgn’s “Singham Returns”, with Rs.154.68 crore net income compared to Rs.141 crore grossed by the latter. It has also become the second highest grosser in 2014, behind Salman Khan’s “Kick”, which is still at the top with Rs.309 crore in net earnings. Directed by Siddharth Anand, ...

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‘Bang Bang’ Box Office Collection: Hrithik-Katrina Starrer Fails to Beat ‘Kick’ and ‘Singham Returns’

“Bang Bang” featuring Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles became the fifth highest opener in Bollywood after “Dhoom 3”, “Chennai Express”, “Ek Tha Tiger” and “Singham Returns”, earning ₹27.54 crore on day one but its two-day collections failed to beat “Kick” and “Singham Returns.” Directed by Siddharth Anand and produced by Fox Star Studios, the action romantic ...

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Bang Bang Box Office Collections Rs. 27.54 Crore on Opening Day Surpass ‘Krrish 3’ Earnings

Hrithik Roshan-starrer ‘Bang Bang!’ box collections sore up to Rs.27.54 crore on its opening day Thursday, October 2, surpassing the hero’s previous film “Krrish 3”, that raked in Rs. 25.5 crore on day one, with expectations running high at grossing Rs.100 crore within a week. Acknowledging the response, Hrithik Roshan said, “That is so cool. Opening higher than a franchise ...

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Box Office Collections of ‘Singham Returns’ Still Roar as ‘Kick’ Crosses Rs.230 crore, ‘Mardaani’ Begins at Rs.3 cr

As the weekend collections begin pouring in, “Mardaani”, Rani Mukerjee’s film released on Friday under YRF banner, collected about Rs.3 crore on its opening day, though more than Rs.5 crore was expected on Saturday,and it would end as another lacklustre film from the Yash Raj Films but with a strong message. In fact, the film’s failure will be a sore ...

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