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Don’t want to make any more films: Hema Malini


August 24th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nathdwara (Rajasthan), Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Hema Malini, whose last production and directorial venture "Tell Me O Kkhuda" failed at the box office, says she is in no mood ... Read more...

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‘Jhalak…’ not a cake walk for Isha


June 29th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Isha Sharvani's background as a trained dancer left many saying that her participation in "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5" is unfair given the non-dancers on the show. ... Read more...

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Recognise transgenders as separate gender group: Experts


May 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The recognition of transgenders and transsexuals as a distinct gender group is crucial for their emancipation, experts said Saturday at a public tribunal here on ... Read more...

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Defence ministry official killed wife after fight over childless state?


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Strains in their relationship due to their childless state could have led a defence ministry official to strangle to death his wife in a fit ... Read more...

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Forensic report awaited on death of official, wife


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Police are awaiting the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report on the mysterious death of a defence ministry official and his wife in their house here ... Read more...

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Police waiting for forensic report in defence ministry’s official death case


April 1st, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Police waiting for forensic report in defence ministry's official death case New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Police are awaiting report of Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report in the mysterious death case ... Read more...

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Vocalist Girija Devi conferred Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowship


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Noted vocalist Girija Devi, renowned classical dancer Nataraja Ramakrishna, dhrupad maestro Rahimuddin Dagar and mridangam exponent T.K. Murthy were honoured with the prestigious Sangeet ... Read more...

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Pakistani play on peace touches heart in Delhi


July 16th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Not a single eye was dry among the 200-strong audience at the Gandhi Smriti auditorium in the capital when a Pakistani troupe performed a dance-drama ... Read more...

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Sonal Mansingh’s disciple leads Pashupatinath’s prayers in Nepal


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) As hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotees Wednesday celebrate Maha Shivaratri, the festival of the deity worshipped as the lord of all living beings, a 46-year-old ... Read more...

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Culture diplomacy: Delhi set for 10-day global arts fest


November 26th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The capital is primed for a slot on the global cultural tourism map as it opens its doors to unique performances, fusion projects and artists from 18 ... Read more...

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Mr and Mrs Vivek Oberoi’s Reception On Sunday In Mumbai


October 30th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rakta Charitra star Vivke Oberoi is no more single as he took the wedding vows with 28-year-old Priyanka Alva yesterday in a farmhouse in Bangalore. Now, ... Read more...

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Vivek Oberoi ties the knot in Bangalore


October 29th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) Hindi film actor Vivek Oberoi married Priyanka Alva, daughter of late Karnataka political leader Jeevraj Alva, here Friday.The 28-year-old Priyanka is a Business Management graduate from Britain. Her ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan’s Mohiniyattam Postponed, Shoulder Condition Relapse


August 28th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vidya Balan's plans of performing a complex item song for Santosh Sivan's Malyalam film have been postponed due to an acute shoulder condition until the doctor's ... Read more...

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Vidya’s Mohiniyattam in Malayalam film postponed


August 26th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Vidya Balan's plans of performing a complex Mohiniyattam dance for Santosh Sivan's Malayalam film "Urumi" have been postponed due to her shoulder condition. The ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur gives tips to budding actors


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who is often being asked by aspiring actors what it takes to be a good actor, says that acting requires discipline and ... Read more...

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Abhishek returns in baddie avatar in ‘Raavan’ (IANS Preview)


June 14th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) After playing the edgy villain Lallan Singh in Mani Ratnam's "Yuva" in 2004, Abhishek Bachchan is all set to return in a rougher than ever avatar ... Read more...

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Neha says no to fitting in other’s shoes


March 16th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Neha Janpandit, who played the lead in Star Plus show Shraddha, has now adopted a cautious approach towards work. The pretty actress is biding her time ... Read more...

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Teaching is my mission: India-trained Bangladeshi dancer


March 15th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 15 (IANS) A scholarship from the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and training at the Rabindra Bharati University in Kolkata has made Bangladeshi classical dancer Arpita Shome resolve that ... Read more...

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In defence of Amitabh Bachchan’s lack of convictions (Comment)


February 16th, 2010 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Actor Amitabh Bachchan's decision to be Gujarat's brand ambassador has provoked many to question his political convictions, with some even going to the extent of wondering whether he has ... Read more...

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Varanasi’s Pandit Channulal Mishra elated on receiving Padma Bhushan Award


January 26th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Jan. 26 (ANI): Renowned classical singer Pandit Channulal Mishra from Varanasi has expresses delight after receiving Padma Bhushan Award on the occasion of the country's 61st Republic Day on Tuesday."One ... Read more...

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Biggest ever Statue of Maa Durga at Sarbojanik Durga Puja


September 21st, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
As we all know Durga Puja is a very prestigious religious occasion in hindu religion specially in Bengali community. In Mumbai many Bengali popular personalities like, Durga Puja by Mukherjee Family, ... Read more...

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Indian actress Shobana to display artistic talents at musical in Malaysia


August 29th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 29 (ANI): Award-winning Indian actress Shobana Chandrakumar is all set to showcase her performing talents in Malaysia in the musical Maya Ravan, to be staged at the Kuala Lumpur ... Read more...

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Festival of India big draw in Trinidad and Tobago


August 14th, 2009 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Aug 14 (IANS) A Festival of India, showcasing Indian art, craft and culture, is being held in Trinidad and Tobago for the first time and is proving a big ... Read more...

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Parakh Madan plays real in reel life


April 20th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Well, not many actors get a chance to play their real self on screen. But when lovely actress Parak Madan was asked to play a Kath kali dancer in JD Majethia's ... Read more...

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Interesting Facts and Figures: Shahid Kapoor


April 4th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shahid Kapoor (born on February 25, 1981 in Mumbai, India) is a Bollywood actor, dancer and model.Starting off his career by working in music videos and ads, Kapoor made his ... Read more...

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Banaras to hit theatres on 7th of April


March 25th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After being dragged for more than six months, Nemam Pushparaj's Banaras is now all set to hit the theatres on the 7th of April. Vineeth and Kavya Madhavan are in the ... Read more...

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Mallika Sarabhai, family, troupe escaped Taj terror by whisker


November 28th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) A touch of providence and a small change in itinerary saved renowned classical dancer Mallika Sarabhai and her 25-member dancing troupe from the terror attack at Taj Mahal ... Read more...

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Hema Malini turns 60 Thursday, but feels sweet 16


October 15th, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) An actor, classical dancer, filmmaker and politician - Bollywood's 'dream girl' Hema Malini who juggles different roles with aplomb, turns 60 Thursday but says she still feels ... Read more...

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Asha Parekh to judge a reality show


October 9th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Yesteryears' leading lady Asha Parekh, known for her dancing skills and spontaneous performance, will judge a dance reality show "Tyohaar Dhamaka" on entertainment ... Read more...

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I want to do a ballet on the Ganges: Hema Malini (Interview)


August 17th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, Aug 17 (IANS) Bringing the Ganges river and the issues surrounding it today onstage is the next big dream of veteran Bollywood actor and internationally acclaimed Bharatanatyam dancer Hema ... Read more...

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Olympic torch goes through Buenos Aires amid tight security


April 12th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
DPA Buenos Aires, April 12 (DPA) The Olympic torch relay escaped major incidents Friday in Buenos Aires, with the flame covering almost 14 kilometres through city streets amid very tight security. Under a ... Read more...

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Elephanta Cave festival wows Maharashtrians


February 16th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by admin
Elephanta Island (Maharashtra), Feb.16 (ANI): The two-day Elephanta Festival concluded here on Saturday with visitors expressing happiness and joy over being exposed to the living heritage of Indian dance, sculpture and art. For ... Read more...

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36 children presented National Child Awards


November 15th, 2007 - 6:24 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): A total of 36 children were presented National Child Awards for their outstanding achievements by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in the age group of ... Read more...

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