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Bharathaa Arts to present a confluence of music, dance and drama at Kalaa Utsavam 2021

Singapore-based classical dance studio Bharathaa Arts presents a musical adaptation of 'The Silappathikaram' by Ilango Adigal, one of the...

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Rudra to showcase blend of heavy metal, Vedic philosophy in Kalaa show

Vedic band Rudra is blending two different genres in its performance at Kalaa Utsavam 2021. For the first time ever, Indian classical and...

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Challenges are constant in the life of any artiste, says Yugavardhan

The short film ‘When Mirrors Had Meaning’ will be screened at Kalaa Utsavam this year. The film follows 70-year-old Krishan as he sets...

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Migrant workers’ contributions will be a paramount in nation building: Saleem Haidi

Haidi discusses his film ‘Nodigal Sivanthaal - Vaergalaada’ that spotlights the distressed migrant workers’ relentless battle against...

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Celebration of Mohamed Raffee’s 50 years in music at Kalaa Utsavam 2021

On November 19, a special show, Raffee 50 – A Musical Jubilee by Vasantham Boyz, will be held at the grand Esplanade Theatre as part of...

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Kalaa Utsavam: SIFAS Alumni to enthrall audiences with tribute to Tamil poet Mahakavi Subramania Bharathi.

Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society (SIFAS) Alumni are set to mark the 20th Kalaa Utsavam with a musical tribute celebrating the death...

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Marma Medai's horror, suspense, and thriller genres a first for Kalaa Utsavam, says director Grace Kalaiselvi

Singapore-based playwright and director Grace Kalaiselvi brings MK Narayanan's 1960s Tamil radio play series to the Kalaa Utsavam stage...

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Kalaa Utsavam has brought vibrancy of Indian performing arts to Singapore audiences: SIOC founder Lalitha Vaidyanathan

The 36-year-old performing arts group, the Singapore Indian Orchestra and Choir showcases the richness of Indian music with its wide range...

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Bhumi Pranam: musical tribute to Mother Earth at Kalaa Utsavam 2021

In a Connected to India, Spotlight, hear what the two musicians and other artists had to say about what audiences in Singapore have in store...

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Tried to make a show beautiful and bizarre like the times we are in now: Raka Maitra

Singapore dance theatre company Chowk Productions brings to Kalaa Utsavam 2021 ‘These Brief Encounters’, a contemporary dance...

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Indian Heritage Centre's hybrid Deepavali celebrations a 'Welcoming Light' for all

The Indian Heritage Centre in Singapore has organised a special hybrid Deepavali celebration this year.

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Kalaa Utsavam turns 20, fusing the modern with the traditional in a rich, diverse display of performing arts

With a continuous run of 20 years, Kalaa Utsavam is one of the longest running festivals of Indian arts in the world. Here's a look at what...

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Glad to bring Unmasked Live: Sharul Channa

One of Singapore’s most prominent comedians, Sharul Channa has performed to packed houses all over Asia and Australia during her career as...

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Raga series: Singapore vocalists Lavanya Balachandran and Shruti Anand bring melodies from yesteryears with Kaatrinile

Raga Series Esplanade- Lavanya Balachandran and a practitioner of Carnatic music for over 30 years is all praises for “RKB Sir” the name...

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Sherene Jeevitha Joseph's show 'Samrohana' a unique healing mix of classical dance and music

Interested in healing and sound science? Sherene Jeevitha Joseph’s solo show Samrohana - Healing at 528Hz at the Esplanade Theatre Studio...

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Female talents at forefront of Timeless Tales Theatre Festival in Singapore this year

One of Singapore's biggest multi-ethnic annual fiestas - the Timeless Tales Family Theatre Festival - this year will feature over 35 artists...

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Bollywood superstar Kangana Ranaut shines as Jayalalithaa in 'Thalaivii'

Kangana Ranaut is set to earn accolades from critics and fans alike for her portrayal of the late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in...

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Young dancers of Singapore are fantastic in developing their own kind of concepts and movements: Priyadarsini Govind

One of India's most prolific Bharatanatyam dancers, Priyadarsini Govind is bringing her magnum opus to Singapore.

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Helmet a funny take on Indians’ awkwardness in asking for condoms: Dino Morea

'Helmet', a satirical comedy film that explores the Indian quirk of people who hesitate or are shy to buy condoms from stores, is set to...

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Enhancing the allure of Sunny Singapore

GB Srithar, Regional Director, India, Middle East & South Asia, Singapore Tourism Board, tells Connected to India about how they plan to...

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Hope ‘Oye Mamu!’ will make people laugh in these troubled times, say filmmakers Vikram Singh, Hiroo Keswani

Hindi comedy ‘Oye Mamu!’ is a throwback to the slapstick heist movies of the 90s with a healthy dose of farcical action thrown in. It...

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GOPIO Singapore president Harikrishnan Muthusamy highlights his life as an entrepreneur and reformer

Harikrishnan Muthusamy is a man used to wearing many hats. In this exclusive interview with Connected to India, he talks about his life,...

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Kriti Kharbanda, Vikrant Massey on working with each other, shooting during pandemic for ZEE5's '14 Phere'

On Connected to India's Spotlight, stars Kriti Kharbanda and Vikrant Massey are in conversation about the ZEE5 original social comedy '14...

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'Chutzpah' is a mix of slice of life and spice of internet relationships: Tanya Maniktala

Post her OTT debut with 'A Suitable Boy' on Netflix, Tanya Maniktala will be seen in Chutzpah, a web series on Sony Liv which launched...

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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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