indian dance

From classical roots to free flow in Indian dance (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Contemporary Indian dance drew much attention at the just-concluded Edinburgh International Festival, among the few international festivals dedicated solely to performing arts.A troupe led by ... Read more...

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British schools spend sports time on Indian dance: Cameron


August 10th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Defending a decision to scrap two-hour-a-week allotted for sports in British schools, Prime Minister David Cameron has said the schools were using the time on ... Read more...

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Indian dances in New York dance festival


July 20th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 20 (IANS) The fifth edition of "Erasing Borders Festival of Indian Dance", bringing Indian and India-inspired dance to the New York City, will be presented Aug 17 ... 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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Dancing to Indian tunes with an American soul (Feature) (With Image)


July 6th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) She is beautiful and she is American, but a quintessential Indian at heart and on her feet.Gaura Prema, founder of the contemporary Indian fusion dance ... 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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An Argentine who dedicated five decades to Indian dance (With images)


December 28th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 28 (IANS) An Argentine woman who started as a ballet dancer and later learnt Bharatnatyam, Odissi and Kuchipudi from great masters has not only dedicated 50 years ... Read more...

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Mohan Khokar collection to bring alive century of Indian dance (With Image)


July 16th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Mohan Khokar Dance Collection, one of the largest archival collections of memorabilia on Indian dance with over 300,000 documents, will get a government ... Read more...

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North America’s first Indian culture centre in Toronto


June 14th, 2011 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 13 (IANS) Canada will soon have its version of the Nehru Centre in London as India opens a cultural centre here next year.Sangeeta Bahadur, deputy director at the ... 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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Anupam Kher to be honoured in Toronto (Movie Snippets)


April 16th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who has been in the film industry for 27 years, is to be honoured at a function in Toronto for ... Read more...

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Salman comes to brother-in-law’s rescue (Movie Snippets)


February 25th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan rescued brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri on the sets of "Bodygaurd" when actress Kareena Kapoor fell ill.The star wasn't required on sets on that ... Read more...

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Dance Bangla Dance To Welcome Govinda On Wednesday


January 18th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Zee Bangla’s popular dance based reality show ‘Dance Bangla Dance’ is going to welcome a Bollywood celebrity guest in tonight’s episode. The show’s ‘mahaguru’ judge actor ‘Disco king’ Mithun Chakraborty ... Read more...

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Gay Couple Auditions For ‘Dance India Dance’


January 6th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This is not something that the Indian television audience is used to seeing often. If reports are to be believed, a gay couple from the city of Lucknow made it ... Read more...

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Bollywood dances are a hit with young Chinese


December 10th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand Beijing, Dec 10 (IANS) Bollywood dance numbers are becoming a huge hit in China, particularly with the young.The popularity of Bollywood chartbusters can be gauged by the fact that the ... Read more...

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US media see Obama visit in positive light (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's support for India's bid to become a permanent member of the UN Security Council was splashed across the US media on ... Read more...

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Obama backing for India splashed across US media


November 9th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's support for India's bid to become a permanent member of the UN Security Council has been splashed across the US media ... Read more...

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Lessing, Shakespeare, Blake in dance-theatre on Commonwealth stage


October 12th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Foreign literature met Indian performing arts in a creative mix on the cultural stage of the Commonwealth Games 2010.Noted dancer Navtej Singh Johar interpreted Nobel ... Read more...

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AN INTERVIEW WITH CHOREOGRAPHER SANDEEP SOPARRKAR


October 7th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sandeep Soparrkar, a well trained choreographer from Germany had come to India on a Holiday and ended up doing choreography for a Shyam Benegal film ‘Zubeida’. ... Read more...

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Rubina addicted to DID L’il Masters!


May 13th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Among the number of reality shows that have flooded Indian television, the dance reality show "Dance India Dance L'il Masters' is one of the big platforms which ... Read more...

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Manmohan dinner crashers are star polo-party attraction


April 9th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) On the wings of publicity generated by their escapade, two wannabe reality TV stars who crashed a White House state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh kicked ... Read more...

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I’d like to learn marketing from SRK, Aamir: Hrithik (Film Snippets)


April 5th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan is doing every bit to promote his upcoming film "Kites", but admits he doesn't know how to market a film and would ... Read more...

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This Abba is quite a dancer!!!


March 11th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Well, we had heard of hot Moms of Bollywood (Kajol, Malaika and many more) but here is a hot new dad of the film industry – Boman ... Read more...

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Cold shuts out India-theme dance extravaganza in Germany


February 11th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Feb 11 (DPA) An Indian dance extravaganza in Germany has gone out of business after snow and cold outdoors put off audiences, the event's website said. The show, employing acrobats and dancers ... Read more...

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Bollywood dance is popular in Bangkok: Thai actress


November 4th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) The Bollywood song and dance culture has been making waves in the US for a long time. Now, if Thai actress Mamee Nakprasite is to be believed, people ... Read more...

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Indian dance enthrals Trinidad and Tobago


October 17th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Oct 17 (IANS) An Indian dance show mesmerised thousands of people at an event held in Trinidad and Tobago's capital to mark Diwali.Mumbai's Rangpuhar dance troupe, which has artistes ... Read more...

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My dad used to call me Indian when I was a kid: Giselle Monteiro


August 25th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Brazilian beauty Giselle Monteiro has been winning accolades for her role as Harleen Kaur in Love Aaj Kal. Her Indian looks have won her fans galore as well. Giselle says she was ... Read more...

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It’s difficult to get sponsors for Kathak: Pandit Birju Maharaj


August 17th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) Legendary Kathak exponent Pandit Birju Maharaj, who was here for a performance, said the difficulty to find a sponsor to popularise the Indian dance form pained him. ... Read more...

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I am here to stay: Gayatri Patel


June 20th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Gayatri Patel's debut film Let's Dance has opened to a good response across the country. An excited Gayatri spoke to us about her film and her journey so far.She began at ... Read more...

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Madame Tussauds New York unveils Amitabh Bachchan wax figure (With Image)


May 22nd, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) A wax figure of Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan was unveiled at Madame Tussauds New York with a "Bollywood Bash" being held at Times Square here. "We ... Read more...

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Open minds to classical arts through school curricula: Shovana Narayan


April 28th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Indian dances are not attracting sufficient audiences due to "closed minds" and "non-exposure", says veteran Kathak exponent Shovana Narayan. The danseuse feels classical arts ... Read more...

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What’s burning up Indian dance floors? EDM


February 25th, 2009 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) It's high on energy, appeals to the young brigade and is the mainstay of elite nightclubs and hip dance parties. EDM, short for electronic dance music, has ... Read more...

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Malaysia, India once lifted trade ban for a dance


August 9th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 9 (IANS) Memories of the time when the Malaysian and Indian governments lifted a ban on trade of peacock feathers, just for 24 hours, to facilitate a dance performance ... Read more...

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Kathak comes to the land of Bharatanatyam


August 6th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu, rich in cultural heritage, just became richer with the Sangeet Natak Akademi's Kathak Kendra deciding to open a teaching centre in the heart of Bharatanatyam land ... Read more...

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Indian dancers barred from invocation ritual in Malaysia


June 4th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 4 (IANS) Authorities in Malaysia's Perak state barred dancers of an Indian dance school from performing the invocation ritual for Nataraja before a performance, a media report said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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