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Salman inspires ‘Zilla Ghaziabad’ director to name son Tiger (Movie Snippets)


August 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) "Zilla Ghaziabad" director Anand Kumar has been blessed with a baby boy on Eid and he has named him Tiger. He says that his son's ... Read more...

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Esha’s sangeet a private affair: Hema Malini


June 25th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Esha Deol's sangeet ceremony, her first pre-wedding celebration function Monday, will be a private affair, says her mother, veteran actress Hema Malini, who will be seen ... Read more...

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2-day fest of ancient healing arts in Delhi May 16


May 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A two-day showcase of ancient therapeutic arts and culture will bring to the capital rare musical instruments like the Chinese Guquin and Iranian Tar-Setar and ... Read more...

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Captured: Polymath S. Balachander and his great wars


February 10th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Storming the world of Carnatic music and Tamil cinema with his non-conformist, controversy-creating ways in the 1940s, polymath and veena exponent Sundaram Balachander steadfastly fought ... Read more...

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Lukewarm response to renovated Ghalib’s haveli


December 29th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib's 'haveli', which was recently renovated by the government, seems to have failed to please both the visitors and locals, who say ... Read more...

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‘Big’ award to honour Bengali women’s contribution


November 29th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) Big Live, the intellectual property vertical from Reliance Broadcast Network Limited, Tuesday announced the launch of an award to recognise the contribution of women in the ... Read more...

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Sonal Mansingh’s eviction case to be heard again


September 12th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday directed a trial court to re-consider the plea of eminent danseuse Sonal Mansingh, who was asked to vacate her premises ... Read more...

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Kathak queen Sitara Devi still youthful at 91


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) She is 91 with the soul of a youthful dancer who refuses to bow to the vagaries of years. Kathak queen Sitara Devi has been ... Read more...

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New Sangeet Natak Akademi museum to open next month


July 18th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The National Museum of Performing Arts, a new archive to preserve and showcase documentary material in possession of the Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA), will ... Read more...

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Hemaji is an ‘Iron Woman’: Arjan Bajwa


June 17th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Arjan Bajwa, who has so far worked with only male directors, says he enjoyed working with Hema Malini in her directorial venture "Tell Me ... Read more...

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Film on Mohiniyattam to premiere in Hollywood


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) A 78-minute documentary feature film encapsulating the craft and lives of mother-daughter Mohiniyattam exponents, Bharati Shivaji and daughter Vijayalakshmi, will be premiered in Hollywood ... Read more...

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Modi tried to undermine court proceeding, top cop tells panel


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 23 (IANS) Gujarat's senior police officer Sanjeev Bhatt Monday told the Nanavati-Mehta Commission probing the 2002 riots cases that Chief Minister Narendra Modi had made attempts to ... Read more...

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Foreign feet on India’s traditional dance floor


May 1st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The ancient classical dance form of Mohiniyattam has kept Russian dancer Olga Stoliarova wedded to India for the last eight years since she came to ... Read more...

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Arts festival to probe link between science, arts, religion (With Image)


April 21st, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The connection between science, spirituality and the ancient performing arts will be explored in a three-day "International Ancient Arts Festival/Symposium" May 10-13 in the capital.The ... Read more...

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Sarabhai asks Hazare to retract Modi praise


April 11th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 11, (IANS) Danseuse and activist Mallika Sarabhai, who was one of the vocal supporters of Anna Hazare's anti-corruption crusade, Monday asked the social reformer to retract ... Read more...

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Kalamandalam Hemalatha Creates Guinness Record For Longest Dance!


January 9th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Kochi, Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kalamandalam Hemalatha, a famous Mohiniyattam exponent and danseuse has done India proud by making entry to the coveted Guinness Book of World Record. She now ... Read more...

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Ghalib’s bust installed at Chandni Chowk haveli


December 26th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The legacy of the 19th century classical Sufi lyricist and poet Mirza Ghalib came alive Sunday when Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit installed the poet's bust at ... Read more...

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Campaign to resurrect Mirza Ghalib’s legacy gathers momentum


December 24th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The campaign to resurrect the poetic legacy of Mirza Ghalib, the iconic 19th century classical Sufi lyricist and poet, is gathering momentum with the installation of his ... Read more...

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Five young achievers honoured with Sanskriti awards


November 26th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Five young achievers in the fields of literature, art, journalism, dance and social service were conferred the Sanskriti Awards in a glittering ceremony at the India International ... Read more...

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Durga Puja - A Significant Part Of Bengal Based Films & Teleserials


October 19th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): ‘Durga Puja’ has come and gone for the time being and Bengalis residing in the ‘City of Joy’ are back to work, albeit reluctantly,  frequently reminiscing ... 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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Leela Samson is Sangeet Natak Akademi chairperson


August 11th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Noted dancer Leela Samson was Tuesday appointed the chairperson of the Sangeet Natak Akademi for a term of five years, the Akademi said. Samson is an eminent ... Read more...

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Indian classical dance now a global heritage (Feature with images)


August 8th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Once confined to temples, Indian classical dance is crossing the seas, creating new cross-cultural idioms and churning out foreign exponents.Classical dancers of foreign origin say ... Read more...

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At 90, Ravi Shankar feted for lifetime contribution to music


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Pandit Ravi Shankar, often described as the doyen of Indian string instrumentalists, was Friday felicitated by the government for his lifetime contribution to Indian classical music. And ... Read more...

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How about corporate cultural responsibility, asks Geeta Chandran (Interview)


June 17th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Classical dances should be included as a regular cultural component in the country's tourism package "to project India's soft power", says noted bharatanatyam dancer ... Read more...

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No political party is untouchable for BJP, says M.M. Joshi


March 4th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Shanka GhoshKolkata, March 4 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Thursday said that no political party is untouchable in politics and his party didn't believe in ... Read more...

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Global financing affects creative filmmakers: Kumar Shahani


February 21st, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Noted filmmaker Kumar Shahani feels that global financing of movies is a stumbling block for offbeat Indians filmmakers "who try to find their own voice ... Read more...

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16th century Goa chapel to host music festival


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) An aesthetically restored 16th century chapel on a cliff on the outskirts of this city will serve as the perfect setting for a classical music festival next month. ... Read more...

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Campaign against violence on women launched with human chain


October 2nd, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Scores of people, who included home makers and anganwadi workers as well as well known personalities, formed a human chain at the India Gate lawns Friday ... Read more...

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Malaysia to see Maya Ravan


September 1st, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Talented danseuse and actress Shobana's dance ballet, Maya Ravan will be staged in Malayasia. The show, which was recently appreciated by Kamal Haasan, has been conceived, interpreted and choreographed by Shobana herself. The ... Read more...

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Indian danseuse Shobana to stage musical in Malaysia


August 29th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 29 (IANS) Award winning Indian actress-dancer Shobana is to stage her acclaimed musical "Maya Ravan", based on the Ramayana epic, for the Malaysian audience here. The musical, which has ... 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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Mamata Banerjee inaugurates new Kolkata Metro stretch


August 22nd, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday inaugurated the much-awaited six-kilometre expanded stretch of the city's Metro railway from Tollygunge to Garia bazaar in the southern fringes. "Metro railway is ... Read more...

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Mukhaputa at Seven International Film Fests


August 14th, 2009 - 2:14 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Roopa Iyer, the debutant director of Mukhaputa (also known as "The Cover Page' in English) can't stop gushing about the selection of her film for seven international film festivals, namely, Portland International ... Read more...

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Mammootty starrer ‘Kutty Srank’ going to Montreal film fest


August 11th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) Mammootty starrer "Kutty Srank" has been selected for screening at the Montreal World Film Festival starting Aug 27. The veteran Malayalam film superstar won't be able to attend ... Read more...

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