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No Potter in multiplexes?

The Hitlist team

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There is some bad news for Potter fans in the country. According to sources, multiplex owners have put forth a demand that the profit sharing equation for Harry Potter’s last edition, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 be changed in their favour.

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Homesick hero

Subhash K Jha

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The return of Rajnikanth from Singapore, after a month of treatment and rest, has triggered off a chain of mass hysteria among his fans. According to sources, the southern superstar was asked to spend some more time recovering in the Asian country but seems like he missed his family and fans too much.

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Will file pil for sure

Hiren Kotwani

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 When the Maharashtra state government increased the legal age for alcohol consumption to 25 from 21 years, a plethora of celebrities spoke against it.

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For censor’s eyes only

The Hitlist Team

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Prakash Jha’s next film, Aarakshan that addresses the reservation issue, has got into yet another controversy. The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) has asked for a screening to judge whether it is suitable for release.

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All of us are Polysexuals

Shubha Shetty-Saha

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Kaushik Mukherjee or Q’s highly controversial film, Gandu is scheduled to be screened with a special permission from the Ministry of Information and Technology on July 15, in spite of it being considered too sexually explicit.

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‘Training makes performances effective’

“Training in acting abilities improves the quality of the performance making acting becomes effective and meaningful” said Clara Dias, veteran artiste of tiatr stage.

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More on the Law of Attraction

Magician Suhani Shah, who has conducted seminars on Conquer Yourself, has for the first time in Goa come up with the advanced version of it called ‘The Law of Attraction’.

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‘Kuch Meetha Ho Jaye’ with adman Piyush

Ad guru, Piyush Pandey who believes in building relationship with his audience through his commercials mentions that his advertisements reflect just a slice of daily life. He was here in Goa as a speaker at GIM, Sanquelim. Here are excerpts of the interview 

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Opening floodgates to a movie career

BY CLARA A RODRIGUES | NT NETWORK

Creating a pool of competent resources is the foremost priority for any industry. The film scene is not new, anymore, to Goa, after efforts to familiarise the people by way of various initiatives by the state have upped the film quotient of the people.

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Men and Family Work Debate

By Allison Stevens 

What does it mean to be a real man at the office? It means being a workaholic, says Joan Williams, and that has devastating consequences for women, men and families. According to Williams, the author of ‘Reshaping the Work-Family Debate: Why Men and Class Matter’, who "has something approaching rock-star status" among work/life, advocates men prove their masculinity in the workplace by putting in long hours.  

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