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THE TAKING OF PELHAM 1 2 3 (2009)

Though not as terribly original movie, THE TAKING OF PELHAM 1 2 3 manages to punch enough old-fashioned action ... Watch the Denzel Washington - John Travolta starrer trailer ...


Hindus concerned about del Toro’s “Deadman”

Oscar nominated Guillermo del Toro (El laberinto del fauno) will reportedly produce big-screen adaptation of DC Comics character “Deadman”, and Hindus are concerned.



Dancer’s Guild show their talent at the Annual Show on 30th August, 2009 at Rabindrasadan, Kolkata

Subhomay Mukherjee reviews the Dancer’s Guild program at Rabindra Sadan, Kolkata on August 30, 2009.

Washington Bangla Radio exclusive Kolkata (Calcutta) News.


Japanese Film Festival at Nandan, Kolkata 28th to 30th August, 2009

Japan Film Festival

Hindus & Jews ask Hollywood to produce a feature film unmasking European Roma apartheid

Hindus and Jews have urged Hollywood to come out with a major feature film exposing the apartheid of 15-million Roma people of Europe and their centuries of maltreatment ...



Religious statesman Zed is a “continuing story” at Harvard University Pluralism Project

Religious statesman and Hindu leader Rajan Zed is a “continuing story” in “The Pluralism Project at Harvard University” database ...


Hollywood actor Thomas Jane (The Mist) “would love to go back to Bollywood”.

Hindus laud Hollywood star Thomas Jane for “seeing the light” in India’s value system

Jane, who currently stars in ten-episode HBO TV series “Hung” about a basketball coach, dropped out of high school at age 17 to act in “Padamati Sandhya Ragam” (Jandhyala), a 1986 Telugu film depicting an Indian girl falling in love with an American, and thus lived in India for about five months for filming ...



Quick Gun Murugan (2009) Hindi Bollywood Movie Release - Trailer.

Quick Gun Murugan, a new Bollywood Hindi movie directed by Director Shashanka Ghosh, has been released on August 28, 2009 in theaters across India. Watch the theatrical trailer.


Inglourious Basterds (2009) English Movie - Theatrical Trailer

Quentin Tarantino's eagerly awaited "Inglourious Basterds" (2009) is a 2nd World War movie in which American soldiers are sent into Nazi-occupied France to strike terror in the Third Reich.Watch the theatrical preview / trailer online.


Race To Witch Mountain (2009) from Walt Disney Movies - Watch Theatrical Trailer Online

Race to Witch Mountain is a children's sci-fi fantasy movie now playing in theaters in the United States. Watch the trailer.


Naked yoga is reportedly the new trend among Hollywood and other celebrities

Naked yoga is reportedly the new trend among Hollywood and other celebrities.

Unconfirmed reports link Oscar winners Nicolas Cage (Adaptation), Halle Berry (Monster’s Ball), Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love); Oscar nominated Naomi Watts (21 Grams); Golden Globe nominated Jennifer Lopez (Selena); Rita Wilson (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), etc., with naked yoga.


Watch the JPF Awards in Nashville Live webcast - Kolkata Band Krosswindz nominated in 2 categories

Vikramjit Tuki Banerjee writes about watching the JPF Awards in Nashville Live webcast - Krosswindz, the acclaimed folk rock band from Kolkata (Calcutta)  - has been nominated in 2 categories.


Madonna Booed for supporting the Roma cause - Hindus, Jews express solidarity with Madonna

Hindus & Jews express solidarity with Madonna, who was booed for backing European Roma cause

Hindus and Jews have come out in support of entertainer Madonna who was reportedly booed and jeered by thousands of fans in Romania Wednesday night when she sympathized with Roma people, who they say face apartheid in Europe.


Hollywood celebrities to participate in the Haridwar Kumbh Mela - biggest spiritual gathering on earth

Hollywood celebrities to partake in India’s Kumbh Mela, expecting 100 million pilgrims


Evening prayers at Har-Ki-Pairi Ghat in HaridwarSome Hollywood celebrities are expected to participate in the Haridwar Kumbh Mela, termed as biggest spiritual gathering on earth, in India during January-April next, according to reports.

Tour operators are keeping the celebrity names hush-hush. Many luxury camps with all-weather cottages will be set-up on the banks of holy river Ganga for international celebrities, business tycoons and other VVIPs for the Mela, which is expecting an influx of about 100 million people. Some American tour companies are advertising the tour for about $9,000 (airfares not included).


WBRi Event Announcement - Baikali presents Rabindranath Tagore's Mayar Khela - 4th Sept 09, Rabindra Sadan, KOLKATA

Event: A special performance by Aparna Sen and Pramita Mallick followed by Baikali’s "Mayar Khela". Read all about the fascinating event at Rabindra Sadan, Kolkata, India.