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Vinod Khanna: Obituary of a Maverick Bollywood Hero

A villain-turned-leading man of Bollywood, a bohemian at the feet of a hippy guru, a successful politician: Vinod Khanna was a man who lived many lives.

Apr

24

2017

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Restoring the jewel of the Deccan

The Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s ongoing restoration of the Qutb Shahi necropolis in Hyderabad is one of the most ambitious conservation projects undertaken in India

Apr

24

2017

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In Bollywood Boom India's Rising Soft Power

Though India embraced globalisation back in 1991, the process took 18 years to permeate into the Indian film industry — popularly known as Bollywood.

Apr

20

2017

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1948 Gandhi Stamps Sold For Record 5,00,000 Pound

The "unique" strip of four ten-rupee stamps is considered the most important and desirable item of post-Indian independence philately.

Apr

19

2017

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NRI to Invest $150 Million to Produce India’s Biggest-ever Movie

The promoters of the movie claim that it would be the costliest Indian movie and made in Hollywood style .

Apr

08

2017

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Ramsays And The Birth of Desi Horror

For over 40 years, the Ramsays have churned out a steady supply of ‘daayans’ and ‘chudails’, creaky staircases and haunted houses.

Mar

28

2017

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Foreign Tourism Boards Rope in Bollywood Stars

International tourism boards were also seen leveraging social media feeds of Bollywood actors to promote destinations, cuisines and fun activities.

Mar

25

2017

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Return of Bollywood Action Queens

Fundamental challenges for female-centric projects remain despite high-voltage action carried off single-handedly by stray Bollywood heroines.

Mar

25

2017

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The Trail-blazing Actress Bollywood Forgot

Rehana Sultan was the victim of typecasting, her obvious talent ignored because of her 'sexy' scenes

Mar

13

2017

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Bollywood Remakes Of International Films

Bollywood might not always make the most inspirational cinema, but it does not fail to take inspiration from around the world.

Mar

12

2017

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Is Shah Rukh Khan Losing The Battle of Khans

Shah Rukh, at the age of 51, is at the risk of losing his mojo. He has been unable to reinvent himself.

Mar

09

2017

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Bollywood Stars Spar Over Nepotism Claim

Bolllywood is one of the biggest movie industries in the world, but critics say that getting a break into films is extremely difficult.

Mar

06

2017

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Good Taste in Movies

Although food has so many meanings in Indian culture, the sensual pleasures of food have not been fully explored in cinema.

Mar

04

2017

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India-origin Cartoonist Told to Shut S Africa School

Famed Indian-origin South African cartoonist Nanda Soobben has been asked by the country’s Education Department to shut his design school.

Mar

03

2017

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The Boy Who stole Hollywood's Heart

Sunny Puwar was the co-star in Lion, the story of a little boy who goes missing in India.

Mar

02

2017

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What Made Jewish Film Stars so Relevant to Bollywood in 20th Century

An exhibition on the Jewish community in India threw light on the close links that the community had with the Hindi film industry.

Mar

02

2017

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Indian Colours, Peacock Light up The Buckingham Palace

Several events have been planned across Britain and India to mark the year of culture

Mar

01

2017

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Global Melodies

A new generation of Indian origin musicians is strumming universal melodies.

Mar

01

2017

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Can Web Series Unseat The TV

The introduction of web-series across the United States, Europe and now also in India as an alternate to what TV or cinema provides has growing appeal for the new generation.

Mar

01

2017

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The Making of Desi Girl Priyanka Chopra From Indian to International

One-fifth of the world’s population is South Asian. And it’s represented in the global film industry by one woman, Priyanka Chopra.

Feb

27

2017

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Priyanka Chopra Slays With Her Charm at Oscars 2017

Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra upped the glam quotient with her high fashion sense, charm and personality at the 89th Academy Awards.

Feb

27

2017

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Indian Film Banned For Being Lady-oriented

India's film board has refused to certify a Hindi-language film which has already won acclaim at film festivals.

Feb

22

2017

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Brexit Adds zing to UK-India Year of Culture

The UK-India Year of Culture was announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s November 2015 visit to London but the Brexit vote has prompted extra focus.

Feb

20

2017

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Sandeep Das: Sing Me Home

Sandeep Das, the child prodigy from Patna, is the new Grammy-winning tabla icon.

Feb

18

2017

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Anish Kapoor Joins Global Art Coalition Against Far-right

Renowned Indian-origin British sculptor Anish Kapoor is among 200 artists, musicians and writers who have joined a global coalition against the rise of right-wing populism around the world.

Feb

17

2017

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UP is Bollywood’s Current Favourite Destination

Cash subsidy and single-window clearance are among key reasons for Bollywood’s newfound affinity towards Uttar Pradesh.

Feb

16

2017

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Justin Bieber to Rock Mumbai

Justin Bieber, YouTube’s biggest import to the world of music, will perform in India for the first time at the D.Y. Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on 10 May.

Feb

15

2017

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Indian Fashion Industry Helping Revive Traditional Textile Technique

With a little skill and technique, ikat gives you the flexibility and the freedom to modify in several forms.

Feb

14

2017

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Grammy Glory For Two Indian Tabla Artistes

The 59th Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles warranted a special drum roll for India, with two Indian tabla artistes featuring in the list of final honours.

Feb

13

2017

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Queen to Host UK-India Year of Culture Launch

he reception is expected to attract hundreds of guests from across various fields in the UK and India

Feb

11

2017

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Hollywood’s First Call in India

From casting films for Mira Nair and Wes Anderson to working on the Oscar-nominated ‘Lion’, Tess Joseph continues to have a charmed career

Feb

11

2017

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Why Shah Rukh Khan Remains The Ultimate NRI Hero

Shah Rukh Khan started the trend as early as the mid-90s and even today remains fairly ahead of the pack among Bollywood actors when it comes to wooing NRIs

Feb

10

2017

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Chennai to Madurai: Heritage Treasures

The temple town of Madurai offers south India’s most prominent canvas of history

Feb

09

2017

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Is There Room For Republic TV

While Arnab Goswami’s fans may be waiting for his reappearance on the TV screen with Republic TV, the question is if he will be able to recreate the magic of The Newshou

Feb

09

2017

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Pakistan Bans Shah Rukh Khan Film Raees

Pakistan has banned Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's latest movie, Raees, its distributor in Pakistan says.

Feb

06

2017

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India Season Kicks Off in Britain

India is the flavour of the New Year in London as the UK-India Year of Culture celebrations kicked off in Britain

Feb

04

2017

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When It’s Bollywood, Songs Can Never go Out of Fashion

Bollywood is pretty much a mishmash of world music; we have every genre from classical to ‘qawwali’ to Sufi to rock to dance, in one basket

Feb

02

2017

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Pakistan Ends Ban on Screening Indian Movies

The four-month ban was imposed after Indian soldiers were killed in September and Pakistani militants were blamed.

Jan

31

2017

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Why is Bollywood Constantly Rehashing Music

There is more to the viability of old hits as a marketing option than just instant recall value.

Jan

28

2017

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Queen to Host Reception For UK-India Year of Culture

Queen Elizabeth II will host a special reception at Buckingham Palace to kick start the UK-India Year of Culture celebrations in Britain, the Indian high commissioner here has said, noting that the bilateral ties have merged "truly exciting".

Jan

26

2017

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Bollywood Memoir Kicked up a Storm on Gay India

Bollywood director and talk show host Karan Johar's autobiography has kicked off a loud debate on being gay in India

Jan

20

2017

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The Real-life Search Behind The Film Lion

He was the tiny boy from a poor family in India who fell asleep on a train and woke up 1,000 miles from home.

Jan

19

2017

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Salman Khan: Bollywood Star Acquitted in Firearms Case

The court in the city of Jodhpur said the prosecution had been unable to prove that Khan used firearms to kill endangered black bucks two decades ago.

Jan

18

2017

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As Theatres Bleed, Pakistan to Lift Bollywood Ban

Pakistan has allowed screening of Indian films after 4 months.In a tit-for-tat, it banned Indian films after Uri attack.

Jan

17

2017

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Why Om Puri Was Hindi Cinema’s Best Policeman

Who can match the seething sub-inspector from Mumbai’s Gol Chowki police station?

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