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Ed Sheeran dons kurta, woos fans during trip for Mumbai concert

Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex was dancing to tunes yesterday performed by British sensation Ed Sheeran, who belted out a set of 17 songs,...

Director Vishal Mishra bags the ‘Best New Age Film Director’ Award at 10th Global Film Festival

Director Vishal Mishra, who made a remarkable debut this year with Sunil Grover starrer ‘Coffee With D’, has received an award at the...

Watch trailer of Fukrey Returns: Funniest tale of 2018

Pulkit Samrat, Varun Sharma, Manjot Singh, Ali Fazal and Richa Chaddha are coming again to give us a laughter ride with Fukrey Returns. The...

2018 welcomes Tom Hanks’ thriller ‘The Post’

Steven Spielberg's latest film The Post, starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, is coming to theatres on January 12, 2018.

Dastak Nukkad: Ponnamma Devaiah brings the magic of Panchatantra to a new stage in Singapore

Bringing to the stage a unique blend of dance, masks and drama, Ponnamma Devaiah is set to helm Dastak Nukkad, a 30-minute musical street...

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High dose of laughter comes with Fukrey Returns

Fukrey gang of actors are back and this time they are all set to take us on a crazy laugh riot with its sequel Fukrey Returns.

Dastak Directors: Yogesh Tadwalkar highlights the hapless plight of refugees in ‘Kamli’

Originally from Maharashtra, India, Yogesh Tadwalkar has written and produced many Marathi plays in India and Singapore, and is set to...

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​Dastak Directors: Multi-talented web series star Gopal Datt’s play set to have us rolling in the aisles

Gopal Datt has written and is directing Hum Kaun Tum Kaun, a comedy that looks at the lives of a middle-aged couple who met on a dating...

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Singapore’s longest-running film festival blends the classics with modern art from November 23

As the end of the year approaches, Singapore’s film circuit gears up to welcome a movie extravaganza that offers a wrap-up of the most...

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Dastak Directors: Gauri Gupta brings a taste of India to the Singaporean theatre festival

Gauri Gupta is set to direct the play Jhamela, written by Lalit Mohan Thapliyal, for Dastak 2017. Here are some excerpts from Connected to...

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Priyanka Chopra escaped New York terror attack that killed 8

When the world was busy donning costumes mimicking their favourite characters, the New York terror attack took place blocks away from...

Dastak Directors: Bollywood super fan Nur Khairiyah delivers a life-changing Pizza!

Nur Khairiyah is directing the play The Pizza Delivery Boy, written by Tanuj Khosla, for Dastak 2017. Here’s an excerpt from Connected to...

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Dastak Directors: Susie Penrice Tyrie covers two lifetimes in the 10 minutes of ‘The Blue Diamond’

Susie Penrice Tyrie joined the Dastak 2017 production team this year and is directing The Blue Diamond. Connected to India asked her about...

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Meher Vij: Ever-smiling mom is unsung hero of Secret Superstar

We talked with her about Zaira’s charm and Aamir Khan’s quirky role in recently released film, about Meher, who had also starred in...

Pankaj Kapur to woo Singapore with dramatic reading of Dopehri on Nov 12

People of Singapore have got an opportunity to witness the talent of multifaceted Indian actor Pankaj Kapur on November 12.

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Dastak Directors: What’s your ‘Kerejwa’? Singapore’s first woman stand-up comic Sharul Channa wants to know

Sharul Channa is a pioneer in Singapore’s entertainment circuit, becoming the first-ever female stand-up comic in the city state.

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Save the date for Bollywood’s most awaited wedding

Amid the wedding season, the makers of the much-awaited Veere Di Wedding have created a stir among people with the first glimpse of gorgeous...

Dastak Directors: Comedy, TV and quick fix theatre - Rishi Budhrani offers an engaging cocktail

A Singaporean comedian, writer and actor, Rishi Budhrani is a celebrity in the Lion City’s theatrical circle. As part of Connected to...

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Music fans can now go bungy-jumping during ZoukOut

Getting set for a thrilling weekend, ZoukOut in Singapore has partnered with world-renowned bungy-jumping company AJ Hackett for a series of...

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‘Secret Superstar’ collects USD2.8 million in overseas markets

The Aamir-Zaira duo is winning hearts, not just in India but internationally. Secret Superstar is playing well in the international market...

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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Qarib Qarib Singlle: Unromantically romantic

We have seen films filled with romantic stories and couples falling in love to spend the rest of their lives together. Qarib Qarib Singlle...

Bollywood goes gaga over Secret Superstar, calls it best film of the year before release

The first screening of Aamir Khan’s upcoming Secret Superstar was held in Mumbai and it seems B-town is floored by it.

Mumbai continues to be centre of India’s music universe

Mumbai is the best place in India to see top local musical talent as well as international acts that are increasingly recognizing Mumbai as...

Bruno Mars to return to Singapore next year as part of 24K Magic World Tour

Four years since he was last in the island nation, Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Bruno Mars will perform in Singapore as part...

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Indian-American actress Poorna Jagannathan to guest star in NBC’s ‘The Blacklist’

Best known for her portrayal of Safar Khan in HBO’s Emmy nominated show, The Night Of, Indian-American actress Poorna Jagannathan is all...