western dance

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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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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Indian idioms for free-style western performances? The debate grows (Lifestyle Feature) (With Images)


June 29th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) A debate over whether free-style contemporary western dance and music like hip-hop, R&B;, funk and soul can adapt to regional Indian influences is building ... 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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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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Cultures have to coexist for dialogue: French dance guru


November 4th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Forget fusion, cultures have to coexist separately to facilitate dialogue between different traditions, says French contemporary concept dance maestro and Bharatanatyam fan Jerome Bel."Fusion is ... Read more...

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Himachal-educated girl to marry Bhutan king


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sanawar (Himachal Pradesh), May 22 (IANS) For two years, Jetsun Pema was a student of the prestigious Lawrence School here. No one knew that the tall, slim girl belonged ... Read more...

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No topic off limits for Paul Taylor’s dance troupe


February 19th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) He has been called the naughty boy of dance, is credited for scripting the new language of American modern dance, and now Paul Taylor's dance ... 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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Salsa, Latino edging out Indian classical dances in Bollywood?


January 5th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) When was the last time you saw a Kathak or a Bharatanatyam dance in a Hindi film? With fast-paced Western dance forms like salsa, ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s ‘Masala Bhangra’ aerobics thrills fitness enthusiasts


November 27th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): Move over salsa, tango, and Western dance forms and aerobics classes; it's time for Bollywood-style fitness regimes.'Masala Bhangra', a new form of dancing aerobics that combines rigorous workout ... Read more...

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It’s salsa, cha cha and rumba time for corporates


August 7th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) It's not yoga and aerobics but salsa, samba, tango, waltz and other western dance forms that constitute the new mantra among corporates to help employees de-stress. ... Read more...

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Chronicling a South African dancer’s journey post-apartheid


August 5th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The end of apartheid in South Africa freed dancer-choreographer Nhlanhla Vincent Zwane from his creative isolation. Today he is a leading bharatanatyam exponent in his ... 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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Katrina changes birthday plans for Zoya’s film


July 15th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Katrina Kaif, who will turn 26 Friday, wanted to spend her birthday with her family in London but had to alter plans to accommodate ... Read more...

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Katrina Kaif’s Birthday Plans Changed


July 15th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): There was nothing that Katrina would have liked better on her birthday on Friday than to be with her family in London. In fact, she had ... Read more...

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Prateik Babbar still gets the same pocket money: aunt


May 2nd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. JhaMumbai, May 2 (IANS) Prateik Babbar is making more money than most guys of his age, but his aunt Manya Patil says that he still gets the same pocket ... Read more...

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Pratik Babbar Is Sharpening His Salsa Skills


April 27th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Pratik Babbar has gotten over his chicken pox attack. The young actor is back on his feet. And how! Back from the shooting of Rohit Sippy's ... Read more...

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Music Review:Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010)


March 29th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Rudhir BurmanArtists: Kailash Kher, Sneha Khanwalkar, Nihira Joshi, Amey DateMusic-Composers: Sneha KhanwalkarLyricist: Dibakar BannerjeeLabel: Sony MusicGenre: BollywoodRating: **March 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The question that comes to mind on picking up ... Read more...

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Casting Asin in London Dreams


October 7th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After making a smashing Bollywood debut opposite Aamir Khan in Ghajini, all eyes will be on the south-Indian superstar, Asin Thottumkal, in her second major release, London Dreams. The winner of ... 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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Bachata, merengue…Indians put on their dancing shoes


July 14th, 2009 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Jive, bachata, merengue, hip-hop and rock-n-roll -- do these words ring a bell? Thanks to reality shows, these western dance forms have become ... 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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Sneha Wagh’s a ‘dancing doll’


March 27th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The girl is talented and we will tell you how. Sunjoy wadhwa chose her for the lead role of "Jyoti' mainly because of her classical dance. We spoke to Sneha and ... Read more...

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Hrithik turns 35 with a big birthday bash


January 13th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan couldn't be in a happier place at the moment. And it's not just the dance floor where he swings on his 35th birthday to the zany ... Read more...

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After pop music and dance, Malaysian state wants gaming ban


August 31st, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 31 (IANS) After seeking to ban Western dance and pop music, Malaysia's northern state of Kedah wants to phase out gaming houses, something the non-Muslims, especially ethnic Chinese, resent.State ... Read more...

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Bollywood marriage going strong at 72 years - and counting


March 4th, 2008 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) In the make-believe world of fickle love, a Bollywood producer-director has scripted the longest-running family love story. Chandrashekhar, of the 1959 "Cha Cha Cha" fame, and his wife ... Read more...

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