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Director of 'Hindi Medium' talks to us in english medium

Recently released Indian comedy-drama Indian Medium, directed by Saket Choudhary, was in the limelight because of its satirical approach to...

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I’m both - immigrant and a teen who grew up in the diaspora: Sandhya Menon

Sandhya Menon – the author of recently published charming romantic comedy When Dimple Met Rishi, introduced a bright new voice in young...

USA Spotlight

Punjabi by nature: Myra's Chetan Kapoor

Chetan Kapoor, the Punjabi founder of restaurant chain Myra’s, now runs six outlets across Singapore and neigbouring Malaysia with 54...

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A very Singaporean child: Haresh Sharma

Connected to India chats with Haresh Sharma, a Singapore Cultural Medallion, and resident playwright at The Necessary Stage.

Singapore Spotlight

Dedicated to dance: Aravinth Kumarasamy

Kumarasamy has been working with the Sathyalingams at Apsaras Arts since 1990 and has been the creative and managing director since 2005.

Entertainment Spotlight

Chetan Bhagat: Everyone has a 'Half Girlfriend'

An author, columnist, screenwriter, motivational speaker, television personality, and now a producer, Chetan Bhagat has won the hearts of...


Indian diaspora story is constantly evolving - Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna, a Senior Research Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (NUS), is well...

Global Spotlight

Bringing healthcare to your pocket: Holmusk CEO Nawal Roy

Nawal Roy, founder and Chief Executive Officer of digital health and analytics start-up Holmusk, shares his views on chronic diseases in the...

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Virendra Sharma: From a bus conductor to the longest-serving Indian-origin MP in the UK

Virendra Sharma, an Indian-origin British Labour Party politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ealing Southall since 2007, has...

Global Spotlight

@Work in BBC Worldwide’s Singapore office

Myleeta Aga, the newly minted Senior Vice-President and General Manager of BBC Worldwide for South and Southeast Asia, returns to Singapore.

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Celebrating diversity as part of humanity: Tagore's legacy

“The ways in which we relate to diversity by broadening our engagement with difference have planetary significance – and Singapore has...

Global citizen Spotlight

Kovid Gupta: Mad about story telling

Kovid Gupta, 29, Indian-American, author, screenwriter, film-director and one of the listed illuminatis in Forbes 30 under 30 list. Kovid...

Global Spotlight

Discovering and re-discovering heritage through music: Buvaneswaran Ganesan

Born and bred in Singapore, Buvan’s music and influences reflect an interesting journey through which he discovered and re-discovered his...

Entertainment Spotlight

‘Like Dubai, ITL Group has used imagination to grow’ - Dr Ram Buxani

Dr Ram Buxani, Chairman, ITL Cosmos Group one of the most respected member of the Indian diaspora in Dubai met with Himanshu Verma Founder...

DUBAI Spotlight

Dr Tausif Malik: Entrepreneur, maverick, evangelist and artist

The new treasurer for Democrats Abroad India, Dr Tausif Malik is the founder of America’s largest community-based Spelling Bee competition...

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Picking up speed at the age of 80 – an exclusive with Kesavapany, President of SIA

Turning 80 has certain advantages – it helps you understand life in a lovely way. It also gives you the wisdom in years, to look at things...

Singapore Spotlight

“My trilogy is the world tour of fascism” - Madhav Mathur

Madhav Mathur is a Delhi boy in Singapore. Engineer by education, writer and filmmaker by passion. Rights to his first book, The Diary of an...

Singapore Spotlight

When arts meet science: The building of Da Vinci Group with Amutha Saravanan

In the month of International Women’s day, Connected to India (CtoI) meets another woman entrepreneur who has amalgamated arts and...

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Barack Obama is more likely to greet me back than Hillary Clinton - Prantik Mazumdar

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Natasha Mudhar: Strong campaigner and regular commentator for women empowerment

Connected to India (CtoI) brings an International Women’s day special Spotlight with Natasha Mudhar - a strong campaigner and regular...

UK Spotlight

“DDLJ kick-started young diaspora’s reconnection with India” - Avtar Panesar, Yash Raj Films

Avtar Panesar in conversation with Himanshu Verma founder and ceo of Connected to India talking about the international markets for Hindi...

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Gandhian approach to reach the top in Silicon Valley

Sanjay Poonen COO of VMware talking to Connected to India about his journey as a student to US to becoming a front runner in the tech-world.

Global Spotlight

Zafar Anjum: The man behind the ‘dream-making’ – Filmwallas

Zafar has worked in Australia, Singapore and India with companies like Fairfax Business Media, Executive Networks Media, Encyclopaedia...

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Shah Rukh Khan - “Proud of the diaspora”, “Raees will cut across genres”

Connected to India interviews Shah Rukh Khan for Spotlight

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Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award for Singapore Indian Association

Singapore Indian Association was awarded the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) on January 9, at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas...

Singapore Spotlight