- 'Argo', 'Django Unchained' win screenplay Oscar
... operative, led the rescue of six US diplomats from Tehran, Iran, during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis. Writer Chris Terrio beat Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin ...
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- 'Argo' bags best film Oscar
... who concocts a risky plan to free six Americans from Iran. It was among nine films vying in the category. Others were "Amour", ...
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- 'Argo' wins top honours at BAFTA
... which is based on the rescue of American hostages in Iran during the 1979 revolution. The movie, a big winner at the 70th Golden ...
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- Social Islam biased against freedom of arts: Filmmaker Shama Zaidi
... of Sufism are "not liked" by the government in Iran, Zaidi said, recounting the ordeal that one of her friends in Iran had been subjected to. "One of my friends, a Sufi, was told that if ...
Story - Gurpreet Singh - 04/29/2012 - 12:48 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- 'Argo' bags best film Golden Globe
... who took refuge at Canadian ambassador's house in Iran. The multi-talented Affleck has not only played the lead role, but has ...
Story - Gurpreet Singh - 01/14/2013 - 11:51 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- From Japan: Music, poetry, peace and healing
... has already evoked applause from audiences in Azerbaijan, Iran, Armenia, Lebanon, Syria, Georgia and conflict-ridden areas of Russia, ...
Story - Shamsher Singh - 11/24/2012 - 10:26 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Good script made Affleck do 'Argo'
... and his account of how some US officials in Tehran, Iran were rescued by him, reports contactmusic. com. "I wanted to play him ...
Story - Shamsher Singh - 10/11/2012 - 09:23 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Zohra Sehgal celebrates her century with 'official biography'
... from India "in an old Dodge car through Afghanistan and Iran" to train as an actor. She recalls the journey in detail: "I sat in ...
Story - Gurpreet Singh - 04/28/2012 - 12:36 - 0 comments - 0 attachments