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Merchant Remembered At The White Countess Premiere

20th March 2006

British movie producer ISMAIL MERCHANT was remembered at the London premiere of THE WHITE COUNTESS last night (19MAR06). Merchant died...

Kung Fu Hustle And Lost Stars Triumph At Asian Excellence Awards

20th January 2006

KUNG FU HUSTLE and Korean-born LOST stars DANIEL DAE KIM and YUNJIN KIM were the big winners at last night's...

Ivory: 'Stress Ulcers Killed Merchant'

17th December 2005

Movie mogul JAMES IVORY partly blames the German investors in his new movie THE WHITE COUNTESS for the death of...

Ivory Not Looking Forward To Next Film Without Merchant

9th November 2005

British movie mogul JAMES IVORY is worried about his next film project - because it will be his first since...

Merchant Buried In India

29th May 2005

Veteran movie producer ISMAIL MERCHANT has been buried in his hometown of Bombay, India. Merchant, who alongside business partner...

Stars Pay Emotional Tributes To Late Merchant

26th May 2005

A galaxy of stars, including SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS and RALPH FIENNES, have paid emotional tributes to veteran movie producer ISMAIL...

Ismail Merchant Dies

25th May 2005

Veteran movie producer ISMAIL MERCHANT died in a London hospital this afternoon (25MAY05). He was 68. Film-maker Merchant, who...

Rushdie Delays Honeymoon

20th April 2004

British author SALMAN RUSHDIE has delayed his honeymoon - to attend a New York gala for the PEN writer's group...

Tina Turner Tours India

27th February 2004

Pop legend TINA TURNER has flown to India to research her role in the forthcoming MERCHANT-IVORY film THE GODDESS....

Ismail Merchant Slammed Over Late Payments

23rd December 2003

Movie producer ISMAIL MERCHANT has been blasted by irate actors for not paying them promptly for their work on his...

Directors Join Forces To Protest Screening Restrictions

6th October 2003

Directors FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA and ROBERT ALTMAN have joined forces with other Hollywood big-shots to protest a move to stop...

Sting's Guru Award

23rd May 2003

Former POLICE singer STING is to receive an award from a mysterious Indian guru. The FIELDS OF GOLD singer...