dance drama

When a dancer reformed a hardened criminal (With Images)


August 26th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) He was a hardened criminal who had resisted all attempts at rehabilitation - till a renowned dancer visited the Presidency Jail here and began a therapy ... Read more...

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Uday Shankar’s classic ‘Kalpana’ heads to Cannes


April 27th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Well-known dancer and choreographer Uday Shankar's 1948 directorial debut "Kalpana" has been chosen for screening at the Cannes Classics 2012 programme, which showcases restored prints ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad slum children to spread Gandhi’s message in US


April 27th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Sixteen children from the slums of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, will tour the United States from May 6 to June 16 to spread Mahatma Gandhi's message of ... Read more...

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Indo-Bangla celebrations to mark Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary


April 7th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 7 (IANS) As a tribute to Rabindranath Tagore, artists of India and Bangladesh have begun jointly performing various cultural shows, including drama, on the themes penned by ... Read more...

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Global children performing arts fest begins in Delhi


December 8th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Over 10,000 children from 100 schools across India and over 800 from 25 countries will present their traditional performing arts to raise awareness of the ... Read more...

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Astad Deboo bridges social divide with Tagore choreography


November 12th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Renowned contemporary dancer Astad Deboo will preview his "Interpreting Tagore", choreographed with homeless boys from a destitute shelter, at the Indian Council For Cultural Relations ... Read more...

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Cultures have to coexist for dialogue: French dance guru


November 4th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Forget fusion, cultures have to coexist separately to facilitate dialogue between different traditions, says French contemporary concept dance maestro and Bharatanatyam fan Jerome Bel."Fusion is ... Read more...

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Kolkata convicts to perform at Mumbai Durga Puja


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) A rare treat awaits Bengalis living in Mumbai and Thane during this Durga Puja -- four performances by serving prisoners of Rabindranath Tagore's famous dance-drama ... Read more...

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Radha gets official seal in Delhi’s Krishna ballet (With Image)


August 18th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Thirty-three years after the Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, the capital's oldest cultural hub, recreated on stage the life of Hindu god Krishna, his childhood mate ... Read more...

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‘Tagore’s works finding pan Indian voice now’ (With Images)


August 12th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) After years of cultural confinement in Bengal, Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's dance ballets and other works are finding a pan-Indian voice, says eminent Odissi danseuse ... Read more...

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Kathakali meets Christ: Holy Mass on stage


July 17th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 17 (IANS) Religious boundaries will blur for a good 90 minutes when Kathakali artistes take to the stage and perform a south Indian dance-drama showcasing the message and ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena enters 46th year, welcomes RPI into alliance


June 20th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) As Shiv Sena entered its 46th year Sunday, its executive president Uddhav Thackeray welcomed the Republican Party of India (RPI) to its alliance with the ... Read more...

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Shot in arm for roots theatre of northeast (With Images)


April 6th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) It is not always script or role-bound; some of it is performed by the peasants themselves and some related to shamanistic rituals. Folk theatre ... Read more...

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Fair dedicated to women in Madhya Pradesh


March 9th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal March 8 (IANS) A five-day fair featuring works of rural women will begin here Wednesday, officials said Tuesday.The Mamatva Mela, which is being held since 1990 by women self-help ... Read more...

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‘Meera’ dance-drama to be enacted in England


March 6th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 6 (ANI): "Meera", a spectacular dance-drama about legendary Meerabai, a Rajput princess devotee of Lord Krishna, will be enacted in Southampton (England) on March six.With glittering costumes and colorful ... Read more...

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Dance, drama and item number too - ‘C.I.D.’ heads for big screen


January 18th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) "C.I.D.", the longest running investigative series on TV, is getting ready for its big screen avatar, complete with an item number and the masala that goes ... Read more...

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Designer Sisters, Barkha N’ Sonzal’s Latest Collection For A Noble Cause


December 21st, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Barkha 'n' Sonzal, 'menswear only ' designers, have come out with their latest collection inspired by Japanese Kabuki Theater and picturesque nature of the mountains of the beautiful country of ... Read more...

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From jail to stage - reforming prisoners through cultural therapy


December 9th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Sabyasachi Roy Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Once hardened criminals and now do-gooders for all of society, Nigel Akkara alias Vikki and Debashis Chakraborty bring to life in more ways than one ... Read more...

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South India’s Kathakali debuts in Bangladesh


November 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 4 (IANS) Kathakali, the ancient dance form from South India's Kerala state, has made its debut here.A workshop was held at Shanto Marium University of Creative Technology Oct 26-31 and ... Read more...

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Arts, sports bring best of India to Delhi’s culture street


October 11th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The culture street of the capital - a stretch between the Copernicus Marg and Mandi House - is alive with the colours of the Indian culture to ... Read more...

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Nine-hour ancient Kerala Sanskrit theatre enthralls capital


September 26th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The capital was treated to a nine-hour performance of the mythical tale "Shakuntala And The Ring of Recollection" in the ancient Kutiyattam style of Sanskrit theatre ... Read more...

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‘Sri Naga Shakthi’ Completes Its Major Shooting Schedule.


August 27th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Om Sai Prakash has completed a five day and night shooting of the upcoming Kannada movie titled "Sri Naga Shakthi'. The shooting was done in ... Read more...

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‘Step Up 3D’, Dance Drama With A Different Package


August 7th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It goes without saying that no one expects an intricate plot or witty dialogues in a movie that is based on dance, such a movie should ... Read more...

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Jailbirds stage dance drama on robber king’s reform (Feature)


February 23rd, 2010 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Valmiki, legendary author of the epic Ramayana, was said to be a reformed robber, a subject on which poet Rabindranath Tagore wrote the dance drama "Valmiki ... Read more...

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India’s freedom movement enacted to inspire Tripura youngsters


January 26th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Jan 26 (ANI): Rani Laxmibai, the Queen of Jhansi is synonymous with bravery and she was among the first ones to join the war of independence against British ... Read more...

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Peace Concert in Kolkata on first anniversary of 26/11


November 25th, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Raima Sen will feature alongside a host of actors and singers in a peace concert Thursday that portrays the scourge of global terrorism and the significance ... Read more...

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Bharatiya Kala Kendra ‘Ramleela’ now with contemporary face (With images)


September 20th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Gender violence, terror and family politics - the 53rd edition of Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra's much-feted "Ramleela" dance drama weaves all the contemporary realities into the ancient ... Read more...

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Kamal Haasan appreciates Shobana


August 29th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Talented danseuse and actress Shobana was praised by actor Kamal Haasan recently during the DVD launch of her dance drama Maya Ravan. Kamal, who is currently working on his film, Unnaipol Oruvan, ... Read more...

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‘Let’s Dance’ launches dance genre again in Bollywood (IANS Film Review; Rating:**)


June 20th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Film: "Let's Dance"; Cast: Gayatri Patel, Ajai Chowdhary, Aquib Afzal, Abhaas Yadav, Anjan Srivastava; Director: Aarif Sheikh; Rating: **When "Let's Dance" arrived at the theatres, it raised curiosity as unlike ... Read more...

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Darsheel Safary and kids walk the ramp with aplomb


July 11th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) There were no glamorous models at this fashion show but "Taare Zameen Par" star Darsheel Safary and a group of tweens and teens who walked the ramp ... Read more...

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