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2011 Rewind – 11 songs we played in non-stop loop

2011 Rewind – 11 songs we played in non-stop loop | Cinema India | Scoop.it
The year is about to end and since the world is busy making the top ten lists, we thought why should we be left behind. We are scooping all the best lists from across the world here.  Or just scroll down and see under the tab “what we are reading”.
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Smita and a bittersweet memory - Hindustan Times

Smita and a bittersweet memory - Hindustan Times | Cinema India | Scoop.it
Hindustan TimesSmita and a bittersweet memoryHindustan TimesThe second surprise came when sound recordist Hitendra Ghosh, a family friend, came home with a film offer from Shyam Benegal.
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Top 10 Most Disappointing Hindi Films of 2011 - Times of India

Top 10 Most Disappointing Hindi Films of 2011 - Times of India | Cinema India | Scoop.it
Top 10 Most Disappointing Hindi Films of 2011Times of IndiaHere's a list of the most disappointing Hindi films of the year. They might not essentially be flops but turned low on the immense expectations that they came with.
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India Cinemascope - Hindustan Times

India CinemascopeHindustan TimesHindi cinema — I don't like the term Bollywood as its origins lie in aping Hollywood — moulded a social consciousness that reflected the aspirations of a resurgent and an independent India.
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How to make an intelligent blockbuster and not alienate people

How to make an intelligent blockbuster and not alienate people | Cinema India | Scoop.it
In an extract from his new book, Mark Kermode tackles the big-budget producers for their cynical rejection of intelligent movies – and contempt for the ordinary cinemagoers who fill their pockets...
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Lookalike Heroines | OPEN Magazine

Lookalike Heroines | OPEN Magazine | Cinema India | Scoop.it
It’s naive to believe that the success of The Dirty Picture will radically enhance female clout in the Hindi film industry...
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पेड़ और कुआँ

पेड़ और कुआँ | Cinema India | Scoop.it
RT: @varungrover: My slightly longish take on #TheTreeOfLife & #Vihir: (on my new blog) (हिंदी में) http://t.co/UB8H6M1...
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Not just a bad man - Deccan Herald

Not just a bad man - Deccan Herald | Cinema India | Scoop.it
Deccan HeraldNot just a bad manDeccan Herald“If you look at the history of Hindi cinema, villains have longer careers, which is not dependent on the actor's age or looks.
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Tree Of Life – We live in deeds and meditate in grief

Tree Of Life – We live in deeds and meditate in grief | Cinema India | Scoop.it
She was a teacher in an ICSE board school. But her kids were sent to another school where most Officers’ kids used to go. Her husband was a Chartered Accountant, and as most bongs like to flash their CA degree, he was no different.
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Prakash Jha on Arakshan, Damul and Hip Hip Hurry

Prakash Jha on Arakshan, Damul and Hip Hip Hurry | Cinema India | Scoop.it
Director Prakash Jha talks about his films Damul, Hip Hip Hurrya and his upcoming release Arakshan.
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Suraiya-'Yeh kaisi ajab dastaan ho gayee hai...' in 'Rustom Shorab'

Suraiya-'Yeh kaisi ajab dastaan ho gayee hai...' in 'Rustom Shorab'.The Composer is Sajjad.
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Zorba the Greek director Cacoyannis dies

Zorba the Greek director Cacoyannis dies | Cinema India | Scoop.it
Michael Cacoyannis, the Greek-Cypriot filmmaker known for his film Zorba the Greek (1964) passed away on Monday. He was reportedly suffering from heart ailment and chronic respiratory problems.
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Ashvin Kumar on his film “Inshallah Football” at Naya Cinema Festival

Ashvin Kumar on his film “Inshallah Football” at Naya Cinema Festival | Cinema India | Scoop.it
Ashvin Kumar, director of short film “Little terrorist” that was nominated for the Oscars in 2005 talks about his latest “Inshallah Football”. The film, which is based on the Kashmir issue opened Naya cinema festival in Mumbai on July 23, 2011.
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2011 Rewind – 11 exciting moments at the movies

2011 Rewind – 11 exciting moments at the movies | Cinema India | Scoop.it
This has been a bad terrible year for hindi films. Forget ten, if you can spot even five great very good films this year, you should consider yourself lucky. Try, see how many you can count.
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Fourteen celebrities' death dooms Bollywood in 2011 - Oneindia Entertainment

Fourteen celebrities' death dooms Bollywood in 2011 - Oneindia Entertainment | Cinema India | Scoop.it
Fourteen celebrities' death dooms Bollywood in 2011Oneindia EntertainmentThe 95-year-old painter had produced and directed a few films including Gaja Gamini with Madhuri Dixit.
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2011 Rewind – 11 Non-Bollywood Hits that kept us hooked

2011 Rewind – 11 Non-Bollywood Hits that kept us hooked | Cinema India | Scoop.it
Like everyone else, we have also started our “best of the year” posts. You can click here to read about the songs we looped and click here to read about the movie moments that stayed with us.
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Call For Entries : Ladakh International Film Festival 2012

Call For Entries : Ladakh International Film Festival 2012 | Cinema India | Scoop.it
Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) at 13,500 ft above the sea level is being pitched as “the highest altitude film festival of the world”. DATE : The first edition of the fest will happen between 15th June – 17th June, 2012.
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Kuzhandaiyum Deivamum 1965 - The Hindu

Kuzhandaiyum Deivamum 1965 - The Hindu | Cinema India | Scoop.it
The HinduKuzhandaiyum Deivamum 1965 The HinduThe film was a box-office success and enjoyed a 100-day run, the benchmark of success in South Indian Cinema, in many places. If a film scores a 25-week run, it is rated as a mega hit!
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The film took over my life: The Untitled Kartik Krishnan Project director

The film took over my life: The Untitled Kartik Krishnan Project director | Cinema India | Scoop.it
The work slowly starts to take over the person – making him/her question the ‘existence of logic!’.
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Change, one film at a time - Independent Online

Change, one film at a time - Independent Online | Cinema India | Scoop.it
Independent OnlineChange, one film at a timeIndependent OnlineWhat makes one life more valuable than another,” she asked, adding, “All my films are about social injustice; the caste system in India, rape, child marriages… when you lobby with a community,...
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Screening in Venice for Mani Kaul film - Hindustan Times

Screening in Venice for Mani Kaul film - Hindustan Times | Cinema India | Scoop.it
Screening in Venice for Mani Kaul filmHindustan TimesTwo Indian feature films, Anhey Ghohrey da Daan (Alms of a Blind Horse) and Son Chidi (The Golden Bird) will hold their world premiere at Venice's Orizzonti side bar section.
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Aaranya Kaandam: The Southern Lights!

Aaranya Kaandam: The Southern Lights! | Cinema India | Scoop.it
This highly stylized and meticulously-mounted film from the fertile south creates an extremely engaging piece of cinema by mixing two Hollywood genres-gangster and Film Noir.
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Story of love and tomatoes leads Bollywood's global charge

Story of love and tomatoes leads Bollywood's global charge | Cinema India | Scoop.it
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, a Spanish-set road movie, is the latest example of the Indian film industry's new confidence and success...
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BBC Hindi - मनोरंजन - बरसे-बरसे: आनंद रस की बूंदाबांदी

BBC Hindi - मनोरंजन - बरसे-बरसे: आनंद रस की बूंदाबांदी | Cinema India | Scoop.it
संगीत समीक्षक पवन झा इस हफ़्ते कर रहे हैं विशाल-गुलज़ार और सुरेश वाडेकर के एलबम 'बरसे-बरसे' की संगीत समीक्षा.
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