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Wanted to inspire housewives: Jayati Bhatia


July 29th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) TV actress Jayati Bhatia "rediscovered" her passion for dance on "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5" and the 41-year-old hopes she has been able to inspire ... Read more...

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Zohra Sehgal: Indian entertainment’s ‘laadli’ turns 100 (With Image)


April 26th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) She was born a year before Indian cinema. Film, theatre and TV personality Zohra Sehgal, who turns 100 Friday, has grown to be as ... 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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Medley of Indian classical dances as ode to rivers


September 23rd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A medley of classical dance genres drawn from seven forms -- Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Odissi, Manipuri, Kuchipudi, Mohiniattam and Kathakali -- will capture here the essence ... 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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Dancer Mansingh celebrates the Golden Jubilee of her career in Delhi


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.23 (ANI): Renowned Indian classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, celebrated 50 years of her dancing career with a performance here.Her interpretation of bhajans along with powerful gestures and steps mesmerized ... Read more...

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Emerging as ‘kathakar’ for first time publicly: Sonal Mansingh


February 21st, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Sonal Mansingh, one of India's leading exponents of classical dance, is resurrecting the ancient cultural tradition of 'kathaa' or story-telling through a ... Read more...

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Tagore’s notes to echo in restored 450-year-old Goa chapel


January 18th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 18 (IANS) Temple bells and compositions by India's legendary creative genius Rabindranath Tagore will echo within the walls of a beautifully restored 450-year-old chapel -- a Christian place of worship ... Read more...

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Ignite Fest will be based on Indian classical dances (With Image)


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The "vocabulary will be completely Indian" and based on Indian classical dances, says leading Bharatanatyam dancer Anusha Lall about the four-day Ignite Festival of Contemporary ... Read more...

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A Little India in KL, amid underlying ethnic tension (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Kuala Lumpur/Putrajaya, Oct 27 (IANS) The festoons were up, traditional kolams had been painted on the tiled streets and dancers swayed to music as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ... Read more...

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A Little India is born, but what of ethnic tensions


October 27th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27 (IANS) The festoons were up, traditional kolams had been painted on the swept tiled streets, and dancers swayed to music as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Games opener ‘proud moment for India’, says young dancer


October 5th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) She was only one of over 6,000 artistes who stole the thunder at the Commonwealth Games inaugural. But young Kuchipudi dancer Chitkala Balan will cherish the day ... Read more...

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Classical dancers showcase best of ‘guru-shishya’ tradition


October 3rd, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Classical dancers in traditional finery moved in perfect harmony, showcasing India's ancient guru-shishya parampara at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony Sunday. Musicians playing sitars, which were lit ... 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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Kathak by Chinese, kathakali by German at global fest (With Images)


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Bharatnatyam by a Malaysian and a South African, kathak by a Chinese dancer and a German performing the kathakali dance-drama form - eight exponents of Indian classical ... Read more...

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Malaysians to graduate in Indian classical music


June 7th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 7 (IANS) Come August and Malaysia will see the first batch of graduates and diploma holders in Indian classical music trained at a state-of-the-art school affiliated to an Indian ... Read more...

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At 97, Zohra Segal is too ill to celebrate


January 25th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) She has always been known for her versatile acting, but on Friday when theatre matriarch Zohra Segal, 97, was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, her daughter said ... Read more...

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I taught dance to Esha Deol- Bhavana Pani


July 16th, 2009 - 6:28 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actor-dancer Bhavana Pani is keeping her fingers-crossed for her forthcoming film "Fast Forward'. She was last seen in the youthful films- "Tere Liye' and "Dil Vil Pyar Vyar'. She gets candid ... Read more...

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Sitara Devi, Bhupen Hazarika presented Sangeet Natak Akademi awards


July 14th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Veteran Kathak dancer Sitara Devi and musician Bhupen Hazarika were honoured with the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi awards by President Pratibha Patil at a star-studded ceremony ... Read more...

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Ileana Citaristi’s Italian odyssey into Odissi (With Images)


June 22nd, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) She hails from Italy, has lived in India for 30 years and is famous in her own right. The woman in question is not ... Read more...

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Oriyas in America ready for 40th convention


June 3rd, 2009 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, June 3 (IANS) Art, dance, theatre and other facets of Oriya culture will be in full play at the 40th convention of the Orissa Society of the Americas (OSA) ... Read more...

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Pooja Bedi denies knowledge of film being made on mother


October 18th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress turned television celebrity anchor Pooja Bedi has denied any knowledge of a film being made on her mother Protima Bedi. Pooja, daughter of Kabir Bedi and ... Read more...

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Indians in Gulf celebrate I-Day with array of programmes


August 16th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 16 (IANS) The over 4.8 million strong expatriate Indian community across the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries celebrated the 62nd anniversary of India's independence with a wide array of ... Read more...

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India, Africa to create new symphony through culture, dance


April 6th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) India and Africa will script a new cultural synergy coinciding with the India-Africa summit beginning here Monday by showcasing and merging the best of traditional music and ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh pay joint tribute to Rabindranath Tagore


March 27th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are paying a joint tribute to cultural and literary icon, Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, in a four-day festival, 'Utsav', beginning in the capital Thursday. ... Read more...

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Indiavideo.org introduces video greetings of Diwali


November 14th, 2007 - 8:14 am ICT by admin
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