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'Chutzpah' is a new venture for me outside my comfort zone: Varun Sharma

Connected to India trains the spotlight on the funny and charming Varun Sharma, who will be seen in the upcoming web series on Sony Liv,...

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Can't think of a time when I didn't want to be a racing driver: Karun Chandhok

In an exclusive interview, Indian racing icon Karun Chandhok talks to Connected to India about his life in racing, his career both on and...

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We want to help create a vibrant media ecosystem spanning MENA and South Asia: Abhayanand Singh

Abhayanand and Vistas Media have served as the bridge between content creators and financiers across India, Singapore and South Asia. The...

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Living in Singapore is a delight: popular Indian-origin crime fiction writer Damyanti Biswas

Singapore-based author Damyanti Biswas's thriller You Beneath Your Skin, set in New Delhi is now being made into a multi-part drama series.

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Stars of murder thriller 'Sunflower' Sunil Grover, Ranvir Shorey open up ahead of web series' launch

Connected to India's spotlight is turned on Sunil Grover and Ranvir Shorey, Bollywood method actors who are starring in the Zee5 web series...

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'Singaporeans must push back anything that is testing our multicultural way of life, our cosmopolitan city'

Celebrated scholar in the field of Indian Diaspora and Heritage studies Rajesh Rai provides a big-picture historical and economic...

Singapore Spotlight

Huma Qureshi calls Maharani's resemblance to Rabri Devi's life coincidental

Spotlight on the leading pair of political drama 'Maharani', Huma Qureshi and Amit Sial. To release on SonyLIV on May 28. Created by...

Movies Spotlight

Singapore’s HerbYvore eyes a sustainable future through a plant-based diet, starting with paneer made of peas

In an interview with Connected to India, Vishal Vijay, head of business development at Agrocorp International, discusses the proliferation...

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Reflective Salman Khan takes his fandom seriously, talks about Radhe

"I take it very seriously", says Salman Khan responding to what does he think about the sobriquet, 'most bankable star'. Superstar whose...

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Spotlight: I saw a spark in Salman Khan, says Jackie Shroff

Jackie Shroff is one of the veteran icons of the Indian film industry. In a virtual interview with Connected to India's Daisy Irani Subaiah,...

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The passionate tutor: Divesh Shah

In this @Work interview, Connected to India speaks to Divesh Shah, founder of Math Vision – one of the most sought-after tuition centres...

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Welcome to London! L&P’s Hemin Bharucha's shout out to global companies

“Six and a half per cent of London’s population is of Indian-origin, either first-generation or second generation,” said Hemin...

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I'm interested in exploring stories about the complexities and journeys in women's lives: Alankrita Shrivastava

Watch as Daisy Irani Subaiah trains the Spotlight on Alankrita Shrivastava to discuss her new series on Netflix, Bombay Begums.

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Singapore-headquartered Kyt reimagines EdTech with a focus on holistic learning

The idea behind Kyt is that supporting a child’s inclination to learn new things isn’t ‘additional’ or extra but essential to...

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From 'Surabhi' to 'Tribhanga', Indian icon Renuka Shahane opens up about her journey

Renuka Shahane is one of the icons of Indian television. Till today, the actor, director and erstwhile morning show host is one of the most...

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'Inspite Of' COVID-19 artists from two nations 'dance in unison' at Little India's ARTWALK 2021

'Inspite Of' travel restrictions due to COVID-19, artists from India and Singapore 'dance in unison' at ARTWALK Little India 2021’s

Singapore Spotlight

Puneet Pushkarna: Bill Gates' endorsement of TiE's charter a big boost in our best year

In this @Work interview, serial entrepreneur Puneet Pushkarna discusses his life, career, other responsibilities and day job as the general...

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Singapore Chinese dancer breaks barriers, wins hearts with ‘love within’

Sensational performance in Bharatanatyam Arangetram by homegrown Chinese dance talent who has graduated to be a young Apsara

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Humble Giant of Indian cinema - Pankaj Tripathi

Acclaimed actor Pankaj Tripathi speaks of his friends and his favourite haunts in Singapore in conversation with Daisy Irani Subbaih on...

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Know the script by heart and lead by example says Torbaaz cinematographer Hiroo Keswani

A cinematographer must know the script by heart and lead by example says Torbaaz cinematographer Hiroo Keswani

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Society is at the centre of business: TCS’s Girish Ramachandran

Girish Ramachandran, President of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Asia Pacific quoted the late Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, “Society is at...

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15-year-old Indian-American Gitanjali Rao is TIME magazine’s first-ever ‘Kid of the Year’

Rao was selected from more than 5,000 nominees and was interviewed by actor and activist Angelina Jolie for the TIME special.

Global Spotlight

Pathey Nimidam at Kalaa Utsavam 2020: A sneak peek at what's in store

Pathey Nimidam – or "just ten minutes" in Tamil – is a festival by Ravindran Drama Group celebrating Tamil theatre-making.

Kalaa Utsavam 2020 Spotlight

Bilkul! Says sure-footed Ritu Phogat on her chances of MMA success

Ritu Phogat says “Bilkul (of course, certainly),” the third of the famous wrestler Phogat siblings confidently, when asked about her...

Global Spotlight

Thiruvananthapuram-born, Brisbane-based engineer turned film-maker Jay Janardhan says ‘Howdy’

An exciting, original film, Howdy premiered globally on ZEE5 Global, the largest global OTT platform for Indian content, on October 7.

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