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Tarsem Dawn of War Epic Movie Considering 3D Format after Success Of Avatar

Feb 12, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Indian filmmaker Tarsem’s “Dawn of War( BUY BLU-RAY DVD ONLINE )paused for exploring 3D format

In view of Avatar’s colossal success, Indian filmmaker Tarsem Singh Dhandwar’s epic “Dawn of War” has been temporarily halted to explore the possibility of its 3D format, according to reports.

Tarsem, 48, born in India, reportedly shuttles between India-Los Angeles (USA)-London (UK)-Italy. His visually striking “The Fall” (BUY BLU-RAY DVD) won awards at Berlin and Catalonian international film festivals besides an Austin Film Critics Award. He also directed Golden Globe nominated Jennifer Lopez starrer Oscar nominated thriller “The Cell” [ Buy Online Blu-Ray DVD The Cell (New Line Platinum Series) ] and was Assistant Director for Oscar winner Cate Blanchett starrer “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”. He graduated from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena (California, USA). He attended the Bishop Cotton School in Shimla (India) and grew up in Himalayas and his father was a pilot, reports suggest.

Tarsem Singh The Fall DVD Buy OnlineStudio executives of this most anticipated Montreal (Canada) based fantasy-action-drama film full of special effects about ancient Greece epic are reportedly looking into the prospect of filming it in 3D. This about $115 million project starring Henry Cavill (The Tudors) as Greek mythic warrior hero Theseus who heads a successful war against imprisoned Titans, will reportedly add about another $15 million to its budget with its conversion to 3D. Produced by Mark Canton (A Perfect Getaway), written by Charley Parlapanides (Everything for a Reason) and Vlas Parlapanides (Across the Sea), and edited by Robert Duffy (Ambush), it is slated for release later this year. Tarsem has been quoted as describing “Dawn of War” as: “hardcore action film done in Renaissance painting style”.

Cheryl Cole looks like Goddess Kali in "PARACHUTE" music video

Cheryl Cole Three Words Album CoverFeb 11, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio):  Hindus ask clarification from Cheryl Cole over semblance to Goddess Kali in video.
Hindus have asked British singer-dancer-television personality-model-songwriter Cheryl Cole to clarify her reported resemblance to Hindu Goddess Kali in her new video “Parachute”. According to online edition of Britain’s tabloid newspaper, The Daily Mirror: “Cheryl Cole looks like the Hindu goddess Kali while filming the video for her new single, Parachute”.
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Washington Kali Temple Maha Shivaratri Celebration


Washington Kali Temple is the only Shiva Temple with twelve Jyotirlingas.  Snow has been removed from parking lots and sidewalks to the temple. Join the Washington Kali Temple in celebrating Maha Shivaratri.

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Chinton presents Springs of Love - A Valentine’s Day Special Concert with Indian Classical Music and Dance in Kolkata

SPRINGS OF LOVE Kolkata Concert

Feb 10, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) A Valentine's Day Special Concert with Indian Classical Music and Dance called "SPRINGS OF LOVE" will be held on 13th Feb, Saturday, at Kalamandir (Kolkata) at 6PM.

Bipasha Basu - Love Yourself Online DVD Release (A Faboulous Workout DVD for a Fit and Fabulous You)

Feb 9, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Indian Bollywood movie industry stars John Abraham, Bipasha Basu and Anusha Dandekar released Bipasha's new fitness DVD called "The Fit And The Fabulous" at the JW Marriott Hotel in Juhu, Mumbai. The workout video includes a song "Baby Love Yourself" with music directed by Soham Shah.

According to Bipasha quoted in OneIndia in this article, The Fit And Fabulous DVD is the first step in Bipasha's line of fitness products to be launched in March of 2010, called BB Love Yourself. Additionally, popular Hindi Movie stars including Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh, Priyanka, John, Dhoni, Akshay, Ajay and Ranbir Kapoor.

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