So was it Teri Meri Kahaani’s Javed, Govind or Krish that Shahid fans pyaar best? Find out!

On June 22nd, Kunal Kohli’s thrice upon a love story Teri Meri Kahaani starring Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra will hit theaters. It is a story of soul mates, but soul mates not through one love story but throughout many lives. We see the couple meet and fall in love in 1910, 1960 and 2012 and with each new love story we see Shahid and Priyanka play a different role. A couple of weeks ago we asked Shahid Kapoor fans to tell us which character Shahid plays in Teri Meri Kahaani is their favorite.

Did they love 1910’s Javed and his smoulder?

Or does 1960’s Govind make their heart dance?

Or was it the cuteness of Krish who won the modern girl’s heart?

Well, the answer is all three (this is Shahid we’re talking about!) but Javed and his smoulder seemed to be the one many fans loved!

We asked
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India at 64th Locarno International Film Festival (Aug 3-13)

India at 64th Locarno International Film Festival (Aug 3-13)
A still from Aag

India has much to look forward to, at the 64th edition of the Locarno International Film Festival that begins on Wednesday, July 3, 2011. The festival has lined up quite an eclectic and exciting mix of Indian films; from the masters Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak to the contemporary Umesh Kulkarni and Vikramaditya Motwane.

Locarno Open Doors, an initiative that focuses on a region where independent cinema is in developmental stage every year has its eyes set firmly on India in the 2012 edition.

A still from Udaan

Open Doors screening will present thirteen “Indian classics” which include Raj Kapoor’s Aag, Jahnu Barua’s Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai (The Yellow Birds), Girish Kasaravalli’s Kanasembo Kudureyaneri (Riding the Stallion of a Dream), Shyam Benegal’s Manthan, Ritwik Ghatak’s Meghe Dhaka Tara, Aparna Sen’s Mr. and Mrs. Iyer, Chetan Anand’s Neecha Nagar, Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s Nizalkkuthu
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Locarno Announces 12 Indian projects selected for Open Doors 2011

Locarno Announces 12 Indian projects selected for Open Doors 2011
The Locarno Film Festival has announced the list of twelve Indian projects selected for Open Doors program.

Open Doors is the co production lab organized by the festival each year. This year the lab has India in focus.

The selected projects are:

- Aharbal Falls by Ajay Raina

- Ajeeb Aashiq / Strange Love by Natasha Mendonca

- Arunoday / Sunriseby Partho Sen-Gupta

- Burqa Boxers by Alka Raghuram

- Char, The Island Within by Sourav Sarangi

- Jat Panchayat / The Judgement by Satish Manwar

- Lasya / The Gentle Dance by Anup Singh

- Samaadhi / The Penance by Sidharth Srinivasan

- Sebastian Wants to Remember by Vasant Nath

- The Trapper’s Snare by Shanker Raman

- Thread / Le Fil by Lilium Leonard

- Vidhvastha / Devastated by Ashish Avikunthak

The festival had received over 200 projects, in 18 different languages, from 30 regions in India.

The Open Doors co-production lab will take place August 6-
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I was quickly tagged hot and sultry Tanushree

She created a buzz in Bollywood with her debut in Aashiq Banaya Aapne but Tanushree Dutta's career soon fizzled out and the actress blames the judge mental nature of the film industry for it. Dutta who is back on the silver screen after a gap of almost two years with the horror flick Rokkk says that she was unduly stereotyped as mere eye candy who could do nothing but "hot and sultry" roles. "The surprising part though is that even though I have worked in different genre of movies, I was slotted in a certain bracket. I was told that people expected ...
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