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Punam Sharrma October 20th 2017 Kalaa Utsavam 2017 Spotlight

Don’t call Aamir Mr Perfectionist, call him Mr Passionate: Zaira Wasim

16-year-old Zaira Wasim, who played a wrestler in her debut Dangal which earned her the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, is...

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In Spotlight: Gentle giant of percussion Mohamed Noor

Mandolin, keyboards, clarinet, flute, guitar, saxophone… you name it, and chances are he plays it. You have a chance to join Mohamed Noor,...

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Artful, energetic Rasika Shekar to perform in Singapore

Rasika Shekar, 28, who’s been performing Indian classical vocals and on the Indian bamboo flute since the age of 14, is one of the most...

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Drama Queen in Singapore? Suchitra Krishnamoorthi feels her vivacious Mumbai act can resonate across the seas

Music, theatre, TV shows, cinema and painting – Suchitra Krishnamoorthi justifies every role she enters in. As if that was not enough, she...

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Dr Snehal Patel: Providing health services at a click of a button!

Non-Resident Indians are living across the whole world and they are earning laurels, not only for their country of residence but also India....

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Playing an instrument is way more difficult than singing: B Vijayagopal

B Vijaygopal started learning flute by the age of four and gave his first recital by six. Today he is a highly accomplished flutist an...

Kalaa Utsavam 2017 Spotlight

Choosing the right partners and projects will determine your success in India: Amit Sinha of DBS

As the first Singapore bank to establish a presence in India in 1984, DBS is well placed to talk about the opportunities and the challenges...

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Singapore is more important to India than even China: IIFT Director Prof Manoj Pant

“ASEAN has very close cultural ties with India, especially the North East region. The government’s priority should be to make the...

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India's reformist initiatives have led to the creation of opportunities for foreign investors: Ajay K Sanganeria

Given his extensive experience in dealing with authorities and resolving tax issues, it is no surprise that Ajay K Sanganeria, a Tax Partner...

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Singapore is our gateway to the east with an extraordinary Indian diaspora: HCI Jawed Ashraf

“Singapore is at the heart of ASEAN and has an extraordinary Indian diaspora that reflects the centrality of Singapore in our engagement...

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Don't skimp on asking for advice, counsels Chandra Mohan Rethnam

Chandra Mohan Rethnam will be speaking at a special conference organised by Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI)...

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"Nurture your uniqueness" insists inimitable Ashish Vidyarthi

Ashish Vidyarthi was in Singapore earlier this year to soft launch a unique filmmaking startup, Filmwallas.com. Vidyarthi is an advisor to...

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India needs to address slow legal system: Pavani Reddy – Managing Partner of Zaiwalla & Co

Taking up the law at a time when it was not preferred for women in India, Pavani Reddy went to UK and soon after earning her degree, started...

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Nitesh and Ashwiny are a deadly combination: Ayushmann Khurrana

Ayushmann Khurrana is one of the very few newcomers in Bollywood who has successfully charmed his audience primarily with his acting skills....

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Kriti Sanon lives life on her terms - just like her character in ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’

Getting the chance to work with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in her second movie and proving her mettle, Kriti Sanon is all set to...

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Wonderful opportunity for youngsters to showcase their talent: Maharoof

With the 5th International SCC T20 series kicking off today, we caught up with Singapore Cricket Club's third marquee player Farveez...

SCC Twenty20 2017 Spotlight

Virat will mature to become a very good Captain: Muttiah Muralitharan

Muttiah Muralitharan spoke to Connected to India a day before the commencement of the SCC Twenty20 tournament. His chat started with him...

SCC Twenty20 2017 Spotlight

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari: My stories resonate with audience

After her debut movie Nil Battey Sannata (good for nothing) about a single mother who enrols in the same school as her daughter to improve...

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A leader is a good friend with wisdom, sincerity and a willingness to work: SCC President Sher Baljit Singh

When Sher Baljit Singh first joined the Singapore Cricket Club (SCC) in 2003 to play tennis, he never imagined that he would one day become...

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Betting on Bareilly, aiming for the star: Rajkummar Rao has world cinema on his to-do-list

Rajkummar Rao, who is playing Pritam Vidrohi in the upcoming Indian romantic comedy Bareilly Ki Barfi, said it was fun working with co-actor...

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SCC team gears up to face fierce opposition in most high-profile tournament to date

There is a mix of excitement, eagerness and positive-nervousness among the Singapore Cricket Club (SCC) team preparing for the 5th...

SCC Twenty20 2017 Spotlight

Playing against international cricketers will raise our standards: Diviya GK

Connected to India caught up with Diviya GK, the captain of the Singapore women’s cricket team, at the Padang to talk about the team’s...

SCC Twenty20 2017 Spotlight

Ravi Udyawar: The man behind MOM’s emotional onscreen journey

Ravi Udyawar, whose Bollywood debut Mom is running successfully in theatres, says his movie is an emotional drama about the bond which stays...

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Aspiring towards being the Sundance of South Asian cinema; SGSAIFF

“The long-term vision of Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (SGSAIFF) is to become a platform wherein filmmakers from South...

Singapore Spotlight

Every entrepreneur should be prepared to fail before he or she succeeds: Rammohan Sundaram

The prowess of non-resident Indians (NRIs) is being seen across the world and they have become leading figures in different fields. Here, we...

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