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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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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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Indian TV projects unhappy lives: Karan Johar (Interview)


June 13th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Thanks to his mother, Karan Johar is aware of what's happening in "Uttaran" or "Balika Vadhu", but the Dharma Productions head honcho, who excels at ... 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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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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Film festival ends in Lahore


April 21st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 21 (IANS) Award winning documentaries were shown on the last day of a film festival here Wednesday.Vasaakh Film Festival at the Forman Christian College (FCC) came to an ... Read more...

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Dancer Yamini Krishamurti honoured


March 15th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Noted Bharatnatyam and Kuchipudi dancer Yamini Krishnamurti was conferred the title of "Ustad-e-Maa" by eminent Sufi exponent Zila Khan to honour women arts and culture ... Read more...

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Madhuri Dixit Wishes To Start A New Innings Now


January 26th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The original dhak dhak girl of Bollywood, Madhuri Dixit may soon start grooming people around the globe in the same style that she is dancing. Madhuri is known for her ... 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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Nehru, Indira’s birth anniversaries marked in Stockholm


November 20th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Nov 20 (IANS) Rendition of songs in Bengali and Hindi and Tillana and Kathak dances marked the observation here of the birth anniversaries of former Indian prime ministers Jawaharlal Nehru and ... Read more...

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Potpourri of Indian culture at Games opening ceremony


September 28th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Dances, drums, music, yoga, textiles...The sights, sounds and colours of India, encapsulating 5,000 years of the country's culture, are set to mesmerise at the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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33 young artists honoured with Bismillah award


August 11th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Thirty-three young artists who proved their mettle in various genres of performing arts were Tuesday honoured here with the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar by the Sangeet ... 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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Hero’s welcome for reality show winner in Agra


July 30th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 30 (IANS) The crowd went into raptures and accorded a hero's welcome to local boy Sparsh Srivastav as he returned to this Taj Mahal city Friday after winning the children's ... Read more...

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Curtain Raised; Now Bring On ‘India’s Got Talent 2′


July 28th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Don't go by the headline, as the curtain raiser of "India's Got Talent 2' was no formal affair. So bowled were the onlookers by the talent ... Read more...

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Agra celebrates local boy’s win in reality show


July 25th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 25 (IANS) This Taj Mahal city went into a festive mode the moment actor Akshay Kumar declared local boy Sparsh Srivastav the winner of children's dance reality show "Chak ... Read more...

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Sparsh Shrivastav wins ‘Chak Dhoom Dhoom’


July 25th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Sparsh Shrivastav from Agra was declared the winner of children's dance reality show "Chak Dhoom Dhoom" on Colors channel Saturday night. The 11-year-old, who specialises in folk, kathak ... Read more...

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I can dance better than most other actresses: Neetu Chandra (With Images)


June 24th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) After attempting a mujra a la ageless beauty Rekha in "Sadiyaan", actress Neetu Chandra is yearning to set the dance floor on fire like international divas ... Read more...

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Balancing career and home, how women do it all (May 9 is Mother’s Day)


May 8th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Kathak maestro Shovana Narayan, jewellery designer Alpana Gujral and corporate leader Shalini Nayar may be from diverse fields, but there is a common thread running ... Read more...

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Zee TV launches DID L’il Masters-The Ultimate Dance Platform for Kids


April 30th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Even before you could possibly catch your breath and get back to ground earth from the whirlwind of dance whipped up on your TV sets by ... Read more...

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Shakti Mohan gave up IAS dream for ‘Dance India Dance’


April 24th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) She always wanted to become a bureaucrat but ended up being the country's new dancing sensation. And now "Dance India Dance 2" winner Shakti Mohan ... Read more...

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Shakti Mohan crowned ‘Dance India Dance’ winner


April 24th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) After several weeks of tough competition, Shakti Mohan was announced the winner of Zee TV's dance reality show "Dance India Dance" at the grand finale here Friday ... 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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M.K Puri blends music, dance in his art (With Image)


February 19th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Mohinder K. Puri is a rare artist who turns Hindustani classical music and the medieval Indian dance form Kathak into textured surfaces and fluid human ... Read more...

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A classical dance fest, just for men


January 22nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IANS) This Orissa capital is all set to host a three-day classical dance festival from Jan 27 featuring styles like Odissi, Bharatanatyam and Kathak -- featuring only male dancers. This ... Read more...

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Neha Marda becomes a first kid judge


January 6th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Balika Vadhu' fame Neha Marda may be fabulously accomplishing her serious role on her show but this actress has also been a three time winner of famous dance show "Boogie Woogie'. ... Read more...

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Poet Ghalib to be remembered at unique two-day event


December 26th, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) When the kathak maestro Uma Sharma, writer-diplomat Pavan K Varma, heritage activist Firoz Bakht Ahmed, poet Gulzar Dehlvi, bureaucrat Abid Hussain and the couplets of Ghalib go ... Read more...

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Kathak king Birju Maharaj enthrals Trinidad and Tobago (With Images)


November 8th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Nov 8 (IANS) Noted Kathak exponent Pandit Birju Maharaj mesmerised Trinidad and Tobago, capturing the imagination of the packed audience at Queen's Hall that is a premier venue for ... Read more...

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And now, for a bit of kathak in the Commons


October 15th, 2009 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Oct 15 (IANS) Put it down to an Indian autumn - after a performance of Bollywood dance at Buckingham Palace, it was the turn of kathak in ... Read more...

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Sophie’s foot fetish


October 10th, 2009 - 5:03 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Most people have a fetish. And our Sophie is no different. She recently revealed that she is totally foot fetish. Now we all know Sophie has a killer shoe collection which ... Read more...

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Gayatri Patel gets felicitated at The All India Achiever’s Convention for her outstanding performance


September 23rd, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, 23rd September, 2009: After dancing her way to excellence in her debut movie Let's dance it's now time for her to be acknowledged for her outstanding effort. And as truly ... Read more...

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Zeenat Aman finds Bollywood ka Brad Pitt!


September 16th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Now there are a few things that will send a young actor to the seventh heaven. And one of them is being complimented by none other than the glam icon Zeenat ... Read more...

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A new Yuvraaj of Bollywood!


August 19th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Looks like Bollywood is getting all set to get a new prince charming. And that is Yuvraaj, a young actor who is being launched by Anil Sharma in his next Dunno ... Read more...

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Akangsha Rawat makes hay, sun will definitely shine


July 7th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After doing prominent characters in serials like Solah Singaar and Waris, Akangsha Rawat has bagged another lead role. But there is a twist in the story, producers are keen to cast ... 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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