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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, Vidyarthi is an advisor to...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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MOM’s story moved my heart: Sridevi

Sridevi interview with Connected to India. Last time, she dazzled us with her utmost innocence and charm in English Vinglish; now, Sridevi...

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Murali set to dazzle Singapore in SCC T20 tournament

As the city gears up for the 5th Singapore Cricket Club (SCC) International Twenty20 tournament, the organisers are working overtime to...

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SCC Twenty20 teams to be kitted by UFL for fifth consecutive year

Ashok Mahtani had risen up to the challenge of organising a cricket tournament for the high profile Singapore Cricket Club (SCC) leading to...

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Dance India is the ideal place for Indian arts practitioners to meet... in Singapore: Vaishali Trivedi

Vaishali Trivedi is a solo Kathak dancer, singer, choreographer and a teacher. Based in Ahmedabad, she has performed extensively in more...

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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‘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...

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The dilemmas and rich inner worlds of women; an art exhibition by Rajul Mehta

Rajul Mehta’s art exhibition, titled “Don’t Pressure Me,” offers a splash of colour and insight in to the rich inner worlds of a...