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World’s Advanced TV Operating Platform Launched!

Seven Technology Giants Join Forces to Revolutionize Home Entertainment Experience

Mumbai, June 4, 2012: World’s advanced TV operating platform was launched at a press conference held in the City today. The DDB Foundation, which is a union of seven technology titans unveiled their most prestigious innovation – the Digital Direct Broadcast (DDB) technology platform. The DDB technology platform is an advanced TV operating system, which allows the DDB enabled televisions to perform multiple functions never experienced before on one single platform.

This revolutionary technology is pioneered by STMicroelectronics – World’s leading semiconductor company, Irdeto – World’s leading innovative software and application maker, Nivio – World’s leading cloud computing brand, Faroudja – Emmy award winning audio-video technology, Strata – World’s leading sound technology and is presented by Videocon d2h – India’s most advanced DTH service provider and Phillips – World’s leader in healthcare, lighting and consumer lifestyle brand.

The DDB Research Foundation also announced renowned Bollywood Actress Priyanka Chopra as the Brand Ambassador for the DDB technology Platform across the Indian Subcontinent.

The DDB technology platform sets new Global standards in Home Entertainment Experience, something the World has never seen before. DDB technology platform will optimize your TV viewing experience with the convergence of various features never experienced before on a single platform! DDB technology will help receive digital signals without a set-top box, giving you an audio-visual experience never experienced before. In view of complete Digitalization regulation by Govt by year 2015 starting with 4 Metros from 1st July 2012, the DDB enabled TV will meet these requirements. Its cloud computing abilities help you work and save your files on it too, while giving you a superior browsing experience of your favourite websites, including Facebook, Youtube and Twitter. It also has the ability to convert 2D channels into life-like 3D quality, making this digital technology platform nothing short of being magical. So you no more need multiple devices, you DDB technology platform TV’s will do it all!

The DDB Foundation spokesperson said that DDB personifies the next level of home entertainment experience stating, “Technology has been evolving continuously to give us devices that have become an integral part of our day to day lives. The DDB technology platform is touted to be a game changer in this Industry similar to what Android has done to the Smartphone devices. We at DDB Foundation are proud to be frontrunners in providing this digital technology platform, with which TV viewing will never be the same. At the DDB Foundation, we realized is that with each passing day, the world is becoming more and more digitized thereby creating the need for Digital ready gadgets.”

The spokesperson also shared that many renowned Brands are already showing keen interest in launching DDB technology run products. And confidently predicted that by 2015, around 50% of Televisions would be running on DDB technology” . This association with such big global names will help reach the depths of technology that has never been explored before and will open the door to an amazing world of possibilities.

Speaking at the launch, Priyanka Chopra said, “The future of the home entertainment experience has arrived… a technology that not only enhances your entertainment options but also does it in an easy, simple manner. I am very proud to be associated with the DDB technology platform, which converges various features like 3D viewing, direct digital TV transmission, superior internet browsing capabilities and also cloud computing abilities… all brought together on one single platform! I’m very excited to be a part of this revolution in technology that will give you a first-of-its-kind, unbeatable audio-visual experience, unlike anything you’ve seen before.”

This new technological wave also rides high on features such as dual core processor – 450 Mhz, 14-bit video processor; Motion Enhancement and Motion Correction (MEMC), which interpolates and constructs the “in between” frames to eliminate issues related to both motion judder and motion blur, giving you an outstanding viewing experience, 3D Technology, Faroudja Video and Audio Optimized that eliminates any distortion caused by noise signal and gives you a vivid and clear image for your viewing; Strata Certified Audio and 10-band Graphic Equalizer and HDMI – CEC.

Armed with facets like no other, DDB technology platform personifies the dawn of a new age in TV technology.

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For further information visit: www.ddbfoundation.com

About DDB Technology Partners

STMicroelectronics

ST is a global leader in the semiconductor market serving customers across the spectrum of sense and power technologies and multimedia convergence applications.

Philips

Philips is a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, and integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions. They offer solutions in the areas of home entertainment and personal infotainment under various product categories.

Faroudja

Faroudja’s contributions to the video industry earned them three Emmy awards for excellence in optimized audio & video technology. Founded in 1971 by Yves Faroudja, the TV technology was developed from broadcast and professional video uses where quality was critical. In 2007, Faroudja was acquired by STMicroelectronics and has continued to develop new algorithms under the Faroudja brand to help improve the TV viewing experience.

Irdeto

Irdeto is the most innovative software security and media technology company in the world. For more than 40 years Irdeto has been helping to evolve today’s connected age. This is through, enabling the world’s first digital satellite pay TV network to the world’s first mobile broadcast TV service to nearly every device and medium that a business or consumer engages on a regular basis.

Nivio

Nivio’s game-changing business model enables subscribers to pay only for what they need when they need it. Nivio’s integrated technology platform with unique IP maximizes capacity, availability and flexibility, while minimizing latency for both storage and application access through an easy-to-use app store.

Strata

Strata produces a sound so vivid, it gives you an incredible listening experience that intensifies the emotional impact of movies and music.

Videocon d2h

Bharat Business Channel Limited, a DTH service provider in India is promoted & branded as ‘Videocon d2h’ in the consumer market. Videocon d2h brings to its subscribers digital quality television viewing and has proven to be the fastest growing DTH service provider in the country.

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Videocon & International Indian Film Academy
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> Anirudh Dhoot, Director, Videocon was one of the proud presenters of the dazzling event that saw Bollywood present at its best. For the fourth year in succession, Videocon will present the Videocon IIFA Weekend. The promising line-up of young talent is sure to leave audiences mesmerized, as Bollywood takes centre-stage from June 7th-9th in the Lion City of Singapore.
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SHIFANJALI RAO’S FANTASY FOR FOOTBALL.

Ultra sexy and gorgeous model turned actress, item girl Shifanjali Rao who has just ended up with her Sizzling Bikini photo shoot now talks about her love for sports. She is a hardcore Football Fan. Being a fitness freak she says, “Football is another way of staying in shape”. Her upcoming project is a sexy item song in Ashish Mitra’s Bengali Film Bejanma.

Glamorous and sizzling Shifanjali Rao follows Barcelona and is a huge supporter of this team. Lionel Messi, Ronaldinho are her favorite football players. “I am crazy for Lionel Messi and love his passion for football and I don’t mind settling in Argentina”, laughs the beautiful Shifanjali Rao. Football is the second largest game loved by Indians after cricket. “I think just like cricket, football is a very energetic game, and also a very good form of exercise to stay fit and healthy”, says the fitness freak model cum sporty Shifanjali Rao.

Football has been her passion since childhood, and use to love watching it with her friends. Though she wasn’t a very good player, but her love for the game made her participate in football matches, during her school and college days. We wish her dream of meeting Lionel Messi comes true, and she keeps on continuing her love for football.

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Kohler debuts ‘Vibrant®’ a new range of faucets

-Brings in an everlasting shine and a dash of elegance to your bathroom

Mumbai, June 04, 2012: Kohler, the global leader in kitchen and bath design has launched the ‘Vibrant®’ collection of faucets. Yet another milestone in the company’s endeavour of introducing the most innovative and bold products in the Indian market.

The ‘Vibrant®’ range is a result of the state-of-the-art Physical Vapour Deposition (PVD) process that provides a stunning and contemporary look to the bathroom. With three glamorous finishes – Modern Polished Gold, Modern Brushed Gold and French Gold, Vibrant® marries Kohler’s bold designs with finishes that are striking and longer lasting than conventional chrome plated or powder coated finishes.

The ‘Vibrant®’ collection offers a complete range of accessories and fittings ranging from faucets and shower heads to towel rods and bath filters – all coordinated to give that unique complete and irresistibly stylish look.

Mr David Kohler, President and Chief Operating Officer, Kohler Co, said “The ‘Vibrant®’ collection reflects the best of Kohler’s technology and design prowess and offers a whole new luxury experience to the Indian consumer”

Salil Sadanandan, Managing Director, Kohler Kitchen and Bath, India says “Kohler continues to be the trendsetter in the luxury bathroom space. The Vibrant® collection manufactured with cutting edge technology and designed basis feedback from leading architects and designers is the answer for discerning Indian consumer seeking a unique and sophisticated style in their bathrooms.”

Vibrant® will premier in India at a price range of Rs 4500- Rs 24000 and will be available at all Kohler outlets.

Kohler India

Kohler launched its innovative range of bathroom products including toilets, lavatories, faucets, bathtubs, whirlpools and showers in India in May 2006. With its business headquarters based in Gurgaon, Haryana, Kohler India is expanding its operations across the country.

About Kohler

Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, in the United States, Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies. Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products, engines and power generation systems, cabinetry, tile and home interiors, and international host to award-winning hospitality and world-class golf destinations. Kohler Co. employs more than 31,000 associates on six continents, operates plants in 49 worldwide locations, and has dozens of sales offices around the globe. The company and each associate share in the mission to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by the company’s products and services.

For further information, contact:

Sophia Christina Ananya Chatterjee

Genesis Burson-Marsteller Corporate Communications, Kohler India

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Director Mohan Savalkar’s huge leap to HOLLYWOOD

Director Mohan Savalkar of Able & Will film seems to believe in Hop Skip & Jump and does exactly that, before directing 2 videos of music album “KINAARA” which has music by veteran Ravindra Jain and released by Venus, Mohan who has also directed a feature film “27-13.20 Nakshatra” for Bollywood having stars like Anupam Kher & Milind Soman, has taken a great leap into Hollywood by bagging a supernatural thriller film “DARK STONE” as director for the Los Angeles based Production Company ‘Shock Studios Ltd. USA’.

“DARK STONE” is scheduled to commence filming in Jakarta & Indonesia in the first quarter of 2013, production house is currently conducting casting calls in London and Los Angeles and will be utilizing the talents of an A-list, internationally known star in the film’s leading role & will be released worldwide in late 2013. This film is being co-produced through Los Angeles based Shock Studios in co-operation with New York’s 6to4to3Films and LA’s Blitz Media. The screenplay is by Mike Goldstein, Chris Godfrey and RJ.Spina.

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A SONG WAS RECORDED FOR BLACKK STONE ENTERTAINMENTS HINDI FILM BUMBER
DRAW UNDER THE BATON OF MUSIC DIRECTOR INDIAN BROTHERS AND WAS PENNED
BY
IRSHAD KHAN AND WAS SUNG BY RAJA HASAN.,THE FILM STARS RAJPAL
YADAV,OMKAAR MANIKPURI(NATHHA OF
PEPPLI LIVE),TOSHA,ZAKIR HUSSAIN ,SEEMA AZMI,GOPAL SINGH,RISHIKASH
JOSHI,ABSHIKESH INGLE,BOMI DHOTIWALA,RUSHAD RANA,DEEPA SETHI AND
OTHERS.RASHID S.KHAN DIRECTS,WHICH IS PRODUCED BY IRSHAD KHAN. PUNEET
KHARE IS THE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER..ENTIRE SHOOTING OF THE FILM IS
COMPLETED EXCEPT 1
ITEM SONG.
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AJAMAT KHAN DAUGHTER SHABANA KHAN WEDS WITH IRFAN KHAN AT
OSHIWARA,ANDHERI WEST ON SUNDAY.AMONG THOSE WHO ATTENDED THE WEDDING
WERE JOHNEY LEVER,ALI KHAN,MUSTAK KHAN,RANI CHATERJEE,RAZA
MURAD,SHAKTI KAPOOR AND PUNEET KHARE,

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American TV chat show host Jay Leno ropes in Sophie Choudary for his automobile minifilm

Sophie Choudary is thrilled with her association with popular TV icon Jay Leno, the singer-actor recently contributed to an automobile minifilm commissioned by the American chat show host.

Known for his impressive automobile collection, Jay Lena recently added the low- cost Indian four- wheeler to his wishlist, commissioning a minivideo to capture the entire process from production stages to its delivery in the star’s Los Angeles garage, background music of which was arranged by the Indo-British singer.

Talking about her association says Sophie Choudary “It’s an honor to a part of his pet project – I’m glad that they decided to use three of my songs for the film “

Not only did Sophie contribute to the background music for the project ,but also styled him for the same, in suave Indian couture courtesy Manav Gangwani –

“ I suggested to the team they get Jay out of his usual denims and put him in a sherwani for this episode.

Fortunately, they loved the idea so I got them connected with Delhi- based couturier Manav Gangwani who designed it.” Adds Sophie.

If that wasn’t all, Sophie will also show the television star around on his trip to India.

Confirms the singer-actor “ I’m looking forward to hosting him in 2013. I’d be more than happy to show him around Mumbai and introduce him to some of the coolest folks in the city and fellow car- enthusiasts like himself. He arranged an Indian dance troupe in LA to welcome the car but I’ll be giving him a grand Indian welcome,”

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LEGENDARY NORWEGIAN ACTRESS LIV ULLMANN TO ATTEND IIFA 2012

~ Liv Ullmann to attend the Videocon IIFA Weekend 2012 and showcase her film ‘Liv and Ingmar’~

June 4, 2012, Mumbai: As we look forward to the 13th edition of the IIFA Awards in Singapore this year, the Indian Film fraternity is thrilled to learn that legendary actress Liv Ullmann will attend the Videocon IIFA Weekend between the 7-9 June 2012 in Singapore. Liv Ullmann will also showcase her latest film;‘Liv and Ingmar’ that is based on her life story on June 8, 2012 to an exclusive audience.

This is also the first time that an international film will be showcased at the IIFAs to a select audience. Indian film-makers Zoya Akhtar, Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra and Kamal Hasaan among others have expressed great admiration for the actress and look forward to the screening of ‘Liv and Ingmar’. The film is an affectionate yet truthful account of the 42 years and 12 films long association between Liv and master filmmaker, Ingmar Bergman. It is a homage, a candid, humane look, not only at two of the greatest artists of our time, but also at two human beings, two friends, soul mates. Ullmann has contributed in the form of two interviews and readings from her book ‘Changing’. The film was originally conceived, written and directed by London based Indian filmmaker, Dheeraj Akolkar. Other Indian talents that have worked on the film are Editor, Tushar Ghogale and Master Sound Designer, Resul Pookutty. ‘Liv and Ingmar’ is photographed by Norwegian cinematographer Hallvard Braein and the background score is composed by legendary Swedish composer Stefan Nilsson. The film is produced by Oslo based film company NordicStories lead by producer Rune H. Trondsen.

Liv Ullmann said, “The Film called ‘Liv and Ingmar’ is not made by me… but by a young and very creative filmmaker from India – Dheeraj Akolkar. He allowed even me to see many of the most important times of my life in a new and thought evoking way! It somehow changed some of my own memories. It gives me immense pride to be a part of the IIFA celebrations with this film. And I am looking forward to come to Singapore on this occasion…”

Andre Timmins, Director, Wizcraft Entertainment International said, “Liv Ullmann is one of the most beautiful and talented actors of our time. I am overjoyed not only because she will attend the IIFAs this year but we are also delighted that she will share her film, ‘Liv and Ingmar’ with our film fraternity, a film that is so close to her heart. We look forward to welcoming her.”

IIFA is also committed to reinforcing the bond between Indian and its global counterparts. The initiative is intended to provide a platform for global films to introduce themselves to the industry and vice versa. The engaging weekend this year will include an extravagant line-up of mega events such as the IIFA World Premiere, Grey Goose IIFA Rocks, the IIFA Music workshop and the magnificent IIFA Awards. The Videocon IIFA Weekend is presented by Videocon Industries and is organized by Wizcraft International Entertainment.

For Further Information Please Contact:
Arvind Kashyap – +91 9769637169

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A film with different love story “Dekha Jo Pehli Baar”

Normally every film based on love story has a common story line like hero and heroine fall in love, families are against them or their is a villain, that’s all but NRI Producer, Director & writer Mohammed Shamim Khan says that this film has new twists in it.

Shamim says film is based on story of college students of two different college “DDLJ” and “DON” wherin films hero Rahul (Shahnawaj Khan), Anupama (Kanika) & Nilofer (Charu Ashopa) all three are students of DDLJ and students of DON are having cruel and aggressive types of students.

Once Rahul gets angry with one of colleague and starts beating him, Anupama feels bad about it and argues with Rahul, then Nilofer comes between them and tries to calm them down, and Rahul falls in love with Anupama. But Anupama starts hating Rahul as she likes simple and sober boys, she doesn’t want to believe that Rahul is cool and calm guy. Rahul seeks help of Nilofer to win Anupama’s love, Nilofer tries to clear Anupama’s misunderstanding but in vain.

Meanwhile Rahul gets deeply attached with Anupama, he keeps pressurizing Nilofer, but Nilofer is helpless as she also loves Rahul but she knew it is one side love. Once student of DON college beats Rahul almost to his end, Rahul gets hospitalized but Anupama doesn’t comes to meet him. Principal of DDLJ college (Sudesh Berry) also have dislikes about Rahul, but sports teacher (Aman Verma) likes Rahul and he explains Rahul to lead a good life and wants to make him sportsman, but Rahul is a lover not Sportsman, but sports teacher changes his mind and Rahul improves. Now what happens Rahul is able to win Anupama’s love or Nilofer gets Rahul’s love is to be seen on big screen.

This film has been shot in Mumbai, Lucknow and Nainital. Film has music by Praveen, Manoj, Mikki Narula & Rigdev, lyrics are by S M Fusail, Mohammed Shamim Khan and Yudhvir Singh, cinematography by Tapas Lawrence and Publicity by Media Relations (Krishnamohan Srivastava).

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Dhamekedaar Bollywood Night at Svenska Design hotels

The very First Bollywood night took place in the “Svenska Design Hotels”, which is situated at Andheri (west). Zia Sheikh Ceo and MD of Svenska Design Hotels hosted the event with full spirit and enthusiasm. He was definitely the perfect host for the night. The Bollywood night will take place every Friday along with prominent celebrities.

Madhuri Pandey performed at the event with her band with full grace and vibe. Her performance at the event was spectacular. She sang many Bollywood songs which grooved everyone present there. Madhuri was seen wearing a very beautiful green gown which made her look even prettier. Spotted on the Bollywood night were Anjali Pandey, Mr and Mrs. Wasim Sheikh, Lisa Malik, Vasant Bhandhari, Roman Sen, Kristine Zedak and many more.

The evening was filled with all the hit songs of Bollywood and the atmosphere was so energetic that everybody rocked the floor. It was indeed a true and happening Bollywood night.

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Hakkasan turns 1!

Mumbai, 4 June 2012: Yesterday, Hakkasan, the restaurant serving modern Cantonese cuisine located in Bandra West celebrated its 1st year anniversary of operations. The anniversary was celebrated by a splendid party hosted in the day time by Kishor and Kintu Bajaj at the restaurant.

A number of celebrities including Raj Kundra, Shamita Shetty, Siddhartha Mallya, Randhir and Rajiv Kapoor, Queenie Singh, Manasi Scott, Sushma Reddy, Neeta Lulla, Pooja Bedi, Kishen Mulchandani, Kabir Bedi, Atul Agnihotri and Gulshan Grover were spotted at the event.

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Pond’s white beauty™ finds Rannvijay his perfect match!

Mumbai, Monday, June 4th, 2012: Every girl dreams of meeting her perfect date, a knight in shining armour in a dream like setting. While it’s a long quest for some, it was easier for those who participated in Pond’s white beauty™ Perfect Match Contest.

Pond’s white beauty™ launched a Facebook application -‘My Perfect Match’ that scans your Social DNA and finds you compatible matches. Through this application, the contest gave young girls a perfect opportunity to win a ‘dream date’ with Rannvijay Singha!

Over thousands across India participated in the contest to win this once in a lifetime opportunity. Pond’s white beauty™ recently announced four lucky girls with the highest match score with Rannvijay for this contest – Ms. Swati Gupta from Delhi, Ms. Ayushi Bahuguna from Delhi, Ms. Sneha Kumthekar from Mumbai, Ms. Monal Kotak from Mumbai. The girls were given a specialized grooming session by Dr. Aparna Santhanam, Consulting Dermatologist at Pond’s Beauty Council; who after analyzing their skin types gave them each customized skincare advice, helping them prepare for the big Finale.

At a highly anticipated fanfare at Renaissance Convention Centre Hotel on Saturday, June 2nd 2012, the four lucky girls underwent a wonderful makeover by the ace stylists for their special rendezvous with Rannvijay. He spent quality time with them, gauging compatibility, quirks, interests, likes and dislikes. The decision was hard to make but Rannvijay made his choice, went down on one knee and handed a rose to his Perfect Match – Ms. Sneha Kumthekar and swept her off for a romantic date. The guests were enthralled by musical performances and savored some of the best gourmet delights & finest cocktails.

While these lucky girls got a chance to meet their match, there are many young girls out there who are still on a look out for their perfect match with the perfect potion for romance – spot-less radiance. At Pond’s we believe that each woman is different and unique. With years of research, breakthrough insights on genetic science and cutting edge technology, Pond’s Institute developed the revolutionary discovery in skin lightening – the GenWhite™ formula. The New Pond’s White Beauty™ is so advanced, it adapts to your unique skin’s specific needs and unlocks spot-less* radiant skin in just 7 days! By understanding your genes, it works your skin to control melanin right at the source to lighten skin and reduce dark spots. (*Reduction of spots,based on consumer test in 2011)

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American TV chat show host Jay Leno ropes in Sophie Choudary for his automobile minifilm

Sophie Choudary is thrilled with her association with popular TV icon Jay Leno, the singer-actor recently contributed to an automobile minifilm commissioned by the American chat show host.

Known for his impressive automobile collection, Jay Lena recently added the low- cost Indian four- wheeler to his wishlist, commissioning a minivideo to capture the entire process from production stages to its delivery in the star’s Los Angeles garage, background music of which was arranged by the Indo-British singer.

Talking about her association says Sophie Choudary “It’s an honor to a part of his pet project – I’m glad that they decided to use three of my songs for the film “

Not only did Sophie contribute to the background music for the project ,but also styled him for the same, in suave Indian couture courtesy Manav Gangwani –

“ I suggested to the team they get Jay out of his usual denims and put him in a sherwani for this episode.

Fortunately, they loved the idea so I got them connected with Delhi- based couturier Manav Gangwani who designed it.” Adds Sophie.

If that wasn’t all, Sophie will also show the television star around on his trip to India.

Confirms the singer-actor “ I’m looking forward to hosting him in 2013. I’d be more than happy to show him around Mumbai and introduce him to some of the coolest folks in the city and fellow car- enthusiasts like himself. He arranged an Indian dance troupe in LA to welcome the car but I’ll be giving him a grand Indian welcome,”

Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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