Vishnuvardhan, a star of Southern Indian cinema, died of a heart attack in Mysore, Karnataka in the early hours of Wednesday. He was 59.
Spain's Valladolid Film Festival will screen a Brazilian pic showcase, Emerging Brazil, as one of the highlights of its next edition.
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The drama over closing the Motion Picture & Television Fund's longterm care facility and acute-care hospital will continue well into 2010.
20th Century Fox's "Avatar" grossed $19.4 million from 3,456 theaters on Monday.
The Directors Guild of America has promoted veteran execs Regina Render and Lisa Layer to assistant exec director posts.
Veteran film historian and critic Ron Holloway died Dec. 16 in Berlin. He was 76.
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Rajkumar Hirani's "3 Idiots," toplining Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, has scored the best opening weekend ever for an Indian film.
Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle has brought her act to Japan.
Smashing forecasts, Gallic pubcaster France Televisions notched up E393 million ($565.8 million) in advertising sales in 2009.
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