Arts & Entertainment

The Dying Art of Headhunting Tattoos

Artists and tattoo researchers in the state of Nagaland say the ancient tradition is vanishing as young people move further away from the brutal practice.

Indian Freedom Speech Become a Viral Remix

When an Indian university student leader charged with sedition chanted slogans about "freedom", it struck a chord in the country.The speech has been set to music, mixed with dubstep and inspired a crop of anthems.

Mumbai Rapper Changes Tune of Indian Music

India's famed music scene is making room for a new generation, bearing turntables and a mic, instead of a sitar and drums.

Priyanka Chopra to Dine With US President Barack Obama

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has confirmed that she will be dining with US President Barack Obama at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner this weekend.

Rise of Machines Threatens Craft in India

Technology and innovation driving traditional sari makers out of business in Varansai, India.

Star Power Rules Tamilnadu

As reality TV star-turned-politician Donald Trump continues his bid for the Republican nomination in the US, another race thousands of miles away is also proving the political appeal of show-business.

Priyanka Slams Donald Trump

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, a star of "Quantico" - an American TV series on fighting terror - has slammed Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump's call to ban Muslim immigrants from the US.

Priyanka Chopra is Humbled by Her Time Magazine Cover

The good days for Priyanka Chopra just keep getting better. The Bollywood actor has expressed gratitude for her inclusion in Time magazine’s prestigious list of 100 most influential people.

Baaghi' is a Hollywood Film With Indian Emotions

Baaghi is a Hollywood film with Indian emotions. Bollywood films have emotions, songs and dances but the stunts are not at par with Hollywood. So Baaghi will work everywhere as it has everything in it.”

Narendra Modi Came Face To Face With His Wax Twin

The statue clearly left Modi speechless even as he gave some finishing touches to the sculpture, and Twitter users were rather amused at his somewhat wonderstruck reaction.

Bard More Popular in India Than in U.K.

William Shakespeare is understood far better in India than his birth country and the iconic playwright’s popularity in the emerging economies exceeds his fame in the UK.

Chennai’s New Kanjeevaram Warrior

An effort to preserve a Tamilian sari-weaving tradition that has stayed true to itself.

Amitabh Bachchan's Incredible India Role Delayed

The Panama Papers controversy has made the government press pause on signing up actor Amitabh Bachchan as brand ambassador of its mega tourism campaign Incredible India

Sania Mirza Named India’s Global Icon

India’s tennis star Sania Mirza has been named India’s Global Icon while Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is the Global Indian of the Year at this year’s NRI of the Year Awards.

Aishwarya Rai on NRI Award

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has won the ‘Global Indian of the Year’ award. Bachchan was honored at Non-Resident Indian of the Year award function.

The Definition Of Sensuality in Bollywood Has Changed Over The Years

Bollywood is constantly changing - with sensuality changing over the years, it has entertained and influenced us in many ways. Like they say, movies are but a reflection of the society.

Amitabh Bachchan Breaks Silence on Panama Tax Evasion

Monies that I have remitted overseas have been in compliance with law, including remittances through LRS, after paying Indian taxes.

British Royals Enjoy Cricket and Bollywood on India Tour

William and Kate received a warm reception at the western Indian city's famous park as they met representatives from three charities and chatted and played ball games with disadvantaged children.

India Censors Ridiculed Over Jungle Book Rating

India's censor board has given Disney's Jungle Book a U/A certificate, meaning that children will not be able to watch the film without adult supervision.

Panama Papers: Bachchan Denies Offshore Links

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan has denied any connection with offshore companies in tax haven.

Delhi's Iconic Regal Building to House Madame Tussauds

Delhi's iconic Regal cinema will soon be turned into a multiplex while the first floor of the heritage building, sources said, is set to house the city's first Madame Tussauds wax museum.

The Eminem Cover Inspiring Millions Online

Sparsh Shah's Indian-infused version of "Not Afraid" has been viewed more than 12 million times and has won praise from famous R&B singers and Bollywood celebrities.

Bollywood Stars Named in Panama Papers

about 500 Indians were listed in the Panama papers, including Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai.

Sudden Death of Beloved Actress, 24, Stuns India

The sudden death of a cherished Bollywood actress, 24, was sending shock waves through India on Saturday.

A Too-Perfect Picture

The photographs in “India,” all taken in the last 40 years, are popular in part because they evoke an earlier time in Indian history, as well as old ideas of what photographs of Indians should look like

Heart of The Matter

Both ‘Carol’ and ‘Aligarh’ are about gay lives, but the similarities between these films go deeper

PM Modi to Join World Leaders in Wax at Madame Tussauds

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join the ranks of prominent global leaders at Madame Tussauds in London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok next month, the world famous wax museum announced.

Travel Around The World With Bollywood in 2016

This year our films will take us everywhere—from pristine landscapes of Kashmir and concrete wonders of Vienn to the beaches of Pattaya and off the beaten track to Shillong.

Madame Tussauds to Unveil Narendra Modi Wax Statue

The statue, featuring Mr Modi in a traditional Indian greeting with folded hands, will go on display in London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok.

NY Artist’s Comic Illustrations About The Life Of An Indian Girl

The gossipping neighbours, the aunties telling girls that the ultimate aim is marriage to a wealthy man and an army of children, the superstitious relatives who fear doom with every step.

Getting a Feel of India

The idea is to give a different kind of exposure to our students, giving them a taste of Indian culture.

Robert Mugabe Back From Mysterious Singapore India Trip

President Robert Mugabe ihas arrived back home from Singapore where he had stopped over en-route to the World Culture Festival in India.

Is The Scale of World Culture Festival 2016 Worth The Cost

The 1000 singers at Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s World Cultural Festival, which begins on 11 March, will probably lip-sync. So is it worth destroying the Yamuna floodplain?

UK's Daily Mail Mocked For Failing to Recognise Star

Indians have been ridiculing a British daily on Twitter after it failed to recognise Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone in a report.

Sri Sri Event Sees Opposition Unite Against Government

The government faced opposition anger in Parliament over the mega festival organized by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living on the banks of the river Yamu

An Enclave of Europe on The Indian Sub-continent

Maritime Goa has been the center of economic exchanges for Mesopotamians, Etruscans, Greeks, Arabs, and others.

Preity Zinta Confirms Marriage to Gene Goodenough

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta has confirmed that she has given up her 'Miss' tag by marrying her American beau, Gene Goodenough.

UK, Indian Naval Bands to Play at India Gate

A UK Royal Marines band will team up with an Indian Navy band to drum up some scintillating music at the India Gate here on March 4 evening.

Will Streaming Help India's Music Sales

Can the rise of streaming services - offering legal access to music at prices some are prepared to pay - make a difference?

Preity Zinta Marries Gene Goodenough

Congratulations are the order of the day, as the weddings bells chimed in sunny California for actress Preity Zinta and beau Gene Goodenough who got married on February 29 in Los Angeles.

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