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Wish Pankaj Kapur a very happy birthday

29 May 2012 4:43 AM, PDT | GlamSham | See recent GlamSham news »

Actor Pankaj Kapur, one of Bollywood actors who straddles both the world of art house and commercial movies with effortless ease, turned a year older on Tuesday.The actor, who was born in the year 1954, turned 58.He stepped into Bollywood in the year 1982 with Shyam Benegal's film Arohan.Kapur received recognition as an actor for the films like Ek Doctor Ki Maut and Maqbool for which he won National Film Awards. He is best known for acting in art films that came under »

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Nfdc launches six restored classics on DVD

29 February 2012 12:13 AM, PST | | See recent news »

The National Film Development Corporation of India is launching six classics on DVD soon under its title ‘Cinemas of India’. These include Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron by Kundan ShahKetan Mehta’s rustic Mirch Masala, the multi-ensemble Party by Govind NihalaniSudhir Mishra’s Dharavi and the satirical take on the modern-day Devdas in Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda by Shyam Benegal.

These titles have been digitally restored and re-released in the market in association with Shemaroo Home Videos.

The first five home video releases will be followed by notable titles like the Pankaj KapoorShabana Azmi starrer Ek Doctor ki Maut by Tapan SinhaArun Kaul’s Dikhsha on religious fanaticism, besides two regional titles by Km Madhusudanan and A K Bir among others.

Nfdc had launched the 6 DVD pack ‘Tagore Stories on Film’ before.  

Nina Lath Gupta, MD, Nfdc says, ‘We are happy to launch Home Videos of these »

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Shabana Azmi cast opposite Pankaj Kapur

28 January 2012 4:32 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

After almost two decades, two of Hindi cinema's greatest actors Shabana Azmi and Pankaj Kapur will be seen sharing screen space in Vishal Bhardwaj's Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola. The pairing was last seen in the film Ek Doctor Ki Maut, which released in 1991. Shabana, who is a huge fan of Vishal Bhardwaj's work, is looking forward to work with him. She is currently going through a looks-test for her role in the film. Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola is a comedy starring Imran Khan as Matru, Anushka Sharma as Bijlee and Pankaj Kapur as Mandola. »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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