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There may be quite a few reasons for this There are not many bands that perform music on a large scale, at least not till recently Peer Pressure, everybody is doing it Pressure from Producers / Distributors If Songs become a huge hit and even if the movie is not that great it can still fetch the producers and distributors enough money (Eg The movie 3). ...


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I have lived in the UK for over 35 years and I have never heard this expression once. To the best of my knowledge there is no sentiment, emotional or spiritual attached to that (or any other) river. It is probably a quirk of the speaker. He considers rivers holy but has relocated to the UK so it the famous UK rivers that come to his mind.


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Question: Is there any time limits for the running time of the movies in Hollywood? Fact 1. Let us categorized first what Hollywood movies are. Hollywood is a district in Los Angeles, California. Due to its fame and cultural identity as the historical center of movie studios and movie stars, the word Hollywood is often used as a metonym of American ...


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I grew up in the London area and never ever heard anyone swearing by the Thames in the manner you describe. It is entirely possible that people of Indian origin have transplanted this behaviour but no local would do so. Swearing by the Thames, in the sense of cursing while in the vicinity of the river, is rather more common - especially after the pubs ...


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A simple Google search led me to the Guidelines of Central Board of Film Certification. The article states: The Cinematograph Act lays down that a film shall not be certified if any part of it is against the interest of the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security of the State, friendly relations with foreign States, public order, decency ...


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Musicals from Hollywood are popular. They aren't as popular as they were in the 40s, 50s, and into the 60s, but they do still exist. Some recent examples, just off the top of my head: The Muppets (2011) Across the Universe (2007) The Producers (2005) Chicago (2002) And of course, many children's movies have musical numbers, song, and dance, like the ...


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The movie may be Teri Meherbaniyan Where Jackie Shroff is the main lead and he gets killed around the middle of the movie and then the movie takes a 180 degree angle change and His Dog turns out to be the real hero of the movie and kills all bad the people. And the Dog is even the only one who knows killers' faces.


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Historical, social and psychological Hi, in my opinion, Bollywood films are not just simple company products. Based on the local Indian culture, film and the way that people appear in it is like a part of their life. According to a 2005 world bank estimate, 41.6% of the total Indian population falls below the international poverty line of US$ 1.25 a day ...


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When we're talking about Hollywood, we usually talk about big budget movies. Studios fund these movie projects not out of love of art, but to make a profit. To make a sizable profit they need to sell the movie to the audience so that they buy tickets (and buy DVDs and BluRays ... etc). One of the bigger selling points of any movies is the cast. People will ...


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These are the relevant rules from the submission guidelines, especially Rule Two: Eligibility: Paragraph 2 explains the physical characteristics of the film itself: A. feature length (defined as over 40 minutes), B. publicly exhibited by means of 35mm or 70mm film, or [...]. C. for paid admission in a commercial motion picture theater in ...


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For sure its Milenge Milenge, because that's the only scene which i remember from the film which you described. Its Inspired by the 2001 film Serendipity, the movie is directed by Satish Kaushik and stars Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor in their fifth film together


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The movie Baadshah was not really what you would call a "flop" - the movie opened very well, netting US$2.6 million but went on to gross US$4.6 million. This makes it the #6 movie of 1999 in the Indian Box Office. These numbers are, however, below average in the world wide market in comparison to many of the other movies released in 1999. Phir Bhi Dil Hai ...


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There is a very good answer present on Yahoo Answers: Satellite right is the legal permission given by the producer of a film to a Television channel to show (broadcast) the film in TV. It might be for a limited time period or for lifetime. There will be many clauses and conditions like the film can be shown in TV only after a particular time ...


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In this context, collections and receipts have the same meaning and are interchangeable. As for who receives the monies, that is based on a sliding scale. The percentage that goes to theater owner and distributor changes depending on how long a movie stays at a theater. The longer a theater shows a film, the greater the percentage of the ticket price goes ...


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An old timer (who was present at a private screening) once told me that in the "original" ending of the movie, Gabbar (Amjad Khan) rolls off the boulders and lands on iron rod(s) when kicked by Thakur (Sanjeev Kumar). He is impaled on them or is seriously injured, leading to his death. However, this ending was considered too soft and didn't exactly give a ...


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Suraksha from 1979 stars Mithun Chakraborty (as Gunmaster G9, a Hindi James Bond-type) that was followed by the sequel Wardat in 1981. Videsh 1977 part 1 and Agent Vinod 1977 part 2 both contain Mahendra Sandhu as Agent Vinod.


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After searching for a long time i concluded that Nigahen: Nagina Part II is the first Bollywood sequel follow-up of Nagina (1986). (Sources:1,2)


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It may be Mr Ya Miss. In this movie Aaftab Shivdasani got killed and restored as a woman Antara Mali and his best friend acted by Ritesh Deshmukh, got fall in love with her and help in finding the killer which may be Divya Datta.


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Apart from being a popular format to make films, songs are included nowadays for primarily two reasons: Film promotion Go to any music channel and you will see endless repeats of songs mostly from upcoming films. Same goes for radio. If my film does not have songs, then I cannot use this medium of promotion at all. Hence even films which don't warrant a ...


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Although there seems to be a a good length defined for Hollywood movies, Bollywood produced 2.30 hours length movies. There are a number of reasons for that: 1)Bollywood movies are long because they do have singing and dancing, but it also gives the masses a chance to get out of the heat of India and into some air conditioning. The singing/dancing added to ...


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Wikipedia says The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute, all define a feature as a film with a running time of 40 minutes or longer. The Centre National de la Cinématographie in France defines it as a 35 mm film longer than 1,600 metres, which is exactly 58 minutes and 29 seconds ...


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CBFC stands for Central Board of Film Censors,Pakistan or Central Board of Film Certification, India. As the question is tagged "bollywood", I am taking it as the latter one. It is a referred to as censor board for movies in India. The Center Board of Film Certification is a censorship and classification body under the Ministry of Information and ...


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This film is definitely Ghazab (1982) movie starring Dharmendra and Rekha. Your storyline is quite similar to the plot. You can read the plot in IMDB.


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Found the movie myself. The movie's title is Hotel. Its IMDB entry is here. A full length version is available on YouTube (includes English subtitle).


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Could be this one The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120087/


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This song is from 1988 movie, Shukriyaa, starring Amrita Singh and Rajiv Kapoor A better quality video of the same song is present here



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