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I want to take up acting: Choreographer Terence Lewis


September 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Terence Lewis says it's time to do something new and he is keen to enter the realm of acting. The choreographer is looking for unconventional roles ... Read more...

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PM lays foundation of southern performing arts museum


September 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala) Sep 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone for a state-of-the-art museum of South Indian performing arts at the prestigious Kerala Kalamandalam here Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Darsheel out of ‘Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa 5′


September 1st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Child star Darsheel Safary's journey on the fifth season of dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" came to an end as he was voted out ... Read more...

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Shibani Dandekar out of ‘Jhalak…’


August 25th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) TV host Shibani Dandekar is the latest celebrity to be voted out of dance reality show "Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa 5".A non-dancer, Shibani showed tremendous improvement ... Read more...

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Foreigners croon Indian ragas, regale crowds


August 24th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 24 (IANS) Bada khyaal, chota khyaal, kathak, bharatanatyam teen taal on tabla and Raag Malkaus -- pure Indian classical music and dance forms.Music, however, knows no barriers and ... Read more...

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Giaa Manek out of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5′


August 18th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Actress Giaa Manek's stint in dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" came to an end Saturday night.The actress, popularly known as Gopi Bahu of ... Read more...

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I want to be like Hrithik Roshan: ‘DID Li’l Masters 2′ winner (With Images)


August 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Winning reality show "Dance India Dance Li'l Masters 2" seems like a "dream" for Faisal Khan, whose father is an autorickshaw driver. The 13-year-old ... Read more...

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Ravi Kishan out of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5′


August 11th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Bhojpuri superstar Ravi Kishan is the latest to be voted out of popular dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5".The actor, along with his choreographer Kunjan, ... Read more...

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After ‘Jhalak…’, Sushil Kumar says no to dance


August 5th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) "Kaun Banega Crorepati" winner Sushil Kumar's dance journey might have come to an end on "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5", but he is leaving the ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar’s ‘Jhalak…’ journey ends


August 4th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) "Kaun Banega Crorepati" winner Sushil Kumar failed to repeat his success story on "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5" as he was voted out of the ... Read more...

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‘TV makes talent believable’


July 14th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) As a mass medium, TV is serving as a viable platform for youngsters and adults to showcase their talent, says choreographer Atul Jindal, who also ... Read more...

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‘Step Up Revolution’ actress find Kareena graceful


July 7th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) "Step Up Revolution" actress Kathryn McCormick grooved to the tunes of Bollywood song "Marjaani" featuring Kareena Kapoor in preparation for her stint in an ... Read more...

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Bollywood overlooked Isha Sharvani’s talent: KJo


July 6th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Isha Sharvani has been mesmerising viewers and judges alike with her perfect performances on dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5", and filmmaker Karan Johar ... 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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Tough to promote Indian dance: Remo D’Souza


June 24th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Indian youth is more inclined towards western dance forms like B-boying, hip-hop and jazz and their interest in Indian classical forms is diminishing, laments choreographer ... Read more...

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Bollywood has no dancing style of its own: Madhuri Dixit (Interview)(With images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The Hindi film industry is devoid of a distinctive style of dance, says dancing queen Madhuri Dixit, who feels Bollywood has become a melting pot of ... Read more...

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Pratyusha Banerjee too skinny to look vulgar!


June 13th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) In her small screen "biwi no.1" avatar as Anandi, actress Pratyusha Banerjee is seen in traditional ghaghra-choli. But for dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5", ... Read more...

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‘Imported Kamariya’ fame Scarlett eyes period film


June 12th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) British model Scarlett Mellish Wilson may have started her Bollywood journey with item song "Imported Kamariya" in political thriller "Shanghai", but says she is a trained ... Read more...

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Rabindra dance marathon lands her in Guinness book


April 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 26 (IANS) A woman from Assam claims to have made it to the Guinness Book of World Records along with her troupe for the "longest Rabindra dance marathon" ... Read more...

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Kerala techies learning dance to destress


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 23 (IANS) Techies at Thiruvananthapuram's Technopark will now relieve their stress by dancing - all thanks to an exclusive dance class.Dance forms like Western Freestyle, Hip Hop and ... Read more...

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Peace is the message - 400,000 flowers the medium


January 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 19 (IANS) A 30-ft Buddhist stupa made of 400,000 flowers, including 150,000 roses, to convey the message of peace will be the star attraction at the Bangalore flower ... Read more...

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I don’t enjoy doing films: Terence Lewis


January 16th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) He is one of the well-known choreographers in the country and runs a famous and popular dance academy in Mumbai but Terence Lewis says ... Read more...

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555 artists perform Odissi to create world record


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 23 (IANS) A total of 555 artists from 20 countries performed classical Odissi dance on one stage in Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar Friday with an aim to create a ... Read more...

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Birju Maharaj to choreograph Kathak for Kamal Haasan


December 11th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Kamal Haasan is indisputably the most adventurous actor in India and Birju Maharaj is undoubtedly the most accomplished exponent of the Katahk dance form in the ... Read more...

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India gets a peek into Ethiopia’s rich culture


October 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) An Ethiopian dance troupe brought the diversity of performing arts from the ancient East African nation to India.The National Theater Band presented the various dance ... Read more...

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Mahima wants to dance like Hrithik


October 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Unlike other actors who refrain from revealing their weak side, Mahima Chaudhry is different. The actress accepts she is not a good dancer, yet she would ... Read more...

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‘Just Dance’ winner wants to become the best dancer


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) He is 18 and has not taken formal dance training but Ankan Sen received his moment of fame when he won Star Plus' "Just ... Read more...

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Thousands gather to watch Kerala’s Nehru Boat Race


August 13th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Aug 13 (IANS) Kerala's famed Nehru Boat Race got off to a colourful start at the Punnamada Lake here Saturday, watched by more than 30,000 people, including ... Read more...

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Terence Lewis’ group to perform at Vienna dance fest (With Image)


July 5th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Bollywood choreographer Terence Lewis' dance company has been invited to perform at the opening ceremony of the Impulstanz Dance Festival in Vienna. He says it ... Read more...

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Zarine Khan thanks Salman for small, glamorous role in ‘Ready’


March 13th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Zarine Khan credits her "Veer" co-star Salman Khan for her cameo in director Anees Bazmee's "Ready" and says she has got a very glamorous makeover ... 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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‘Fine arts teaching is lagging in universities’


February 17th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Feb 17 (IANS) With very little attention given to arts education in Indian universities, the country's classical art forms could end up as the biggest casualty, according to ... Read more...

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15-day Surajkund crafts fair begins near capital


February 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Surajkund (Haryana), Feb 1 (IANS) India's rich crafts heritage will be on display for the next 15 days as the 25th Surajkund Crafts Mela got off to a colourful start here Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Derek Hough Leaving “Dancing With The Stars”


February 1st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All those who kept themselves glued to the television screen, to watch their favorite dancer, Derek Hough tapping his foot in the popular dance based reality ... Read more...

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Dance fever catches on among Indians, thanks to TV


February 1st, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Salsa, tango, B-Boying and hip-hop -- international dance forms have become household names and more people want to learn them thanks to a flood ... Read more...

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