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East Is East Actor Om Puri Dies At 66

The Indian actor suffered a heart attack at his home in Mumbai in the early hours of Friday (06Jan17), according to reports, with his passing later confirmed by a family member to the BBC. Puri...

Producers Ready East Is East Follow-up

Producers behind hit independent British movie EAST IS EAST are preparing to release a sequel, more than 10 years after the Asian culture comedy hit cinemas.The low-budget film, starring Bollywood actor Om Puri as the...

Indian Filmmaker Tackles London Bombings

Indian director JAGMOHAN MUNDHRA is making a movie based on the 2005 London terrorist bombings. Mundhra has cast EAST IS EAST star OM PURI and THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN actor NASEERUDDIN SHAH in the...

Cattrall's Sex And The Tea Bag

SEX AND THE CITY star KIM CATTRALL has become the unlikely new face of TETLEY tea bags - but she's refusing to ditch her sexy image. In the British commercial, Cattrall continues the raunchy...

Om Puri Honoured By Queen

Indian film star OM PURI has been awarded an honorary Order Of The British Empire (OBE) for his contribution to the British film industry. The Ambala-born actor has appeared in JEWEL IN THE CROWN,...

Million Pound Boost To British Film Industry

Britain's burgeoning film industry has received an unexpected boost with a $1.5 million (GBP1 million) fund designed to help low-budget films make it to the cinema. After the international sleeper success of hits like...

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Yoko Ono To Receive Songwriting Credit For John Lennon's 'Imagine'

Yoko Ono To Receive Songwriting Credit For John Lennon's 'Imagine'

Ono is to receive a credit for co-writing 'Imagine', 46 years after it was released.

Steve Earle: Noel Gallagher Is 'Most Overrated Songwriter Ever'

Steve Earle: Noel Gallagher Is 'Most Overrated Songwriter Ever'

Famous rocker Steve Earle has calls Noel Gallagher ''the most overrated songwriter ever'' and praised Damon Albarn.

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