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11 member band to launch debut album Swarhythm at Kalaa Utsavam

As part of Kalaa Utsavam 2019, Swarhythm will be launching their first recorded album – titled Swarhythm – at the Esplanade. Connected...

Kalaa Utsavam 2019 Spotlight

Marabu: Tracking Indian roots in Southeast Asia

In a special interview with Connected to India, Santha Bhaskar shares some insights from her creative process, her thoughts on traditional...

Kalaa Utsavam 2019 Spotlight

Audacious unapologetic content has a ready audience

Ekta Kapoor, christened ‘Soap Queen’ is confident that audacious unapologetic content has a ready audience. This “Breaker of Chains”...

Entertainment Spotlight

Classical art forms need to breathe the air of today: Aditi Mangaldas

Returning to Kalaa Utsavam for the fourth time, dance maverick Aditi Mangaldas brings to the festival Inter_rupted, which explores the body...

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Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo: The Nobel Prize-winning couple fighting poverty

Spotlight on Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo who have many, many accolades to their names with the Nobel Prize being just the latest in a...

Global Spotlight

The rise and rise of Jothi Store Flower Shop's Raja Kumar Chandra

@Work with Raja Kumar Chandra who runs the famous Jothi Store and Flower Shop and is President of the Little India Shopkeepers and Heritage...

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India is our forever muse: Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla

In celebration of 33 years of Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla, the fashion design power duo brings the hottest styles from their latest collection...

Fashion Spotlight

Being Mrs Gandhi: A theatrical tribute to the woman behind Mahatma Gandhi

In a new play titled ‘Being Mrs Gandhi’, a Singapore local production house HuM Theatre offers a perspective of Mahatma Gandhi from the...

Entertainment Spotlight

Richa Chadha: Section 375 is more than just a courtroom drama

Powerhouse actress Richa Chadha was in Singapore for the world premiere of her latest film, a courtroom drama titled Section 375.

Movies Spotlight

Diaspora’s well being is integral to India’s foreign policy

Connected to India's special interview with India’s External Affairs Minister on the sidelines of India-Singapore innovation summit...

Global Spotlight

From estate to embassy, and beyond: Ambassador Kesavapany

Connected to India speaks to Kesavapany in an exclusive interview on his memoir, his journey, as well as his views on diplomacy, past and...

Singapore Spotlight

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi shares his 4 P's to save the world

A special look at the work and achievements of Nobel Laureate and champion child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi.

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Surendar Chandramohan: From technician to national cricketer

Surendar Chandramohan talks to Connected to India about his journey from technician to national cricketer, his experience playing for the...

Cricket Spotlight

Singapore: The country with the highest density of cricket clubs

Connected to India speaks to members of the Singapore cricket team about the growth and development of the sport in the island nation and...

Cricket Spotlight

India's march towards US$5trn GDP goal is unstoppable: Consul General in New York

Emboldened by a spate of reforms, a USD 5 trillion Indian economy by 2024 is inevitable and there is nothing that can stop the country from...

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‘Peaceful Warrior’ Maz Jobrani believes in the power of laughter

Ahead of his first ever show in Singapore, Maz Jobrani spoke to Connected to India's Punam Sharrma in a freewheeling exclusive chat.

Entertainment Spotlight

Indian athletes: Winning gold medals; get new uniform; Hima Das rocks

Indian athletes are making a mark around the world winning several medals across disciplines. And to make them look even better, the...

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“I can’t think of a single joke that wouldn’t offend someone”: Comedian Kunal Kamra

From advertising to stand-up comedy, Mumbai-based Kunal Kamra has been making waves in the last couple of years on the Indian comedy...

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Karan Patel: The star baseball pitcher who loves cricket

He may not have a movie about him yet but Karan Patel has made history by becoming the first player of Indian descent to be drafted in Major...

Other Sports Spotlight

Komala Vilas: One of the oldest Indian vegetarian restaurant in Singapore

Having first opened its doors in 1947 along Serangoon Road – in the cultural enclave of “Little India” – Komala Vilas is the oldest...

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Reluctant Editor, pathbreaking journalist: PN Balji

Watch Connected to India’s exclusive interview with PN Balji, who looks back at his career, the highs and lows of his book writing...

Singapore Spotlight

Yoga helps us gain control over our mind and body, says 9-year-old prodigy

Meet 9-year-old yoga prodigy Ishwar Sharma - one of the youngest yet most active proponents of the practice and its benefits. Ishwar is an...

UK Spotlight

Museum of Performing Arts celebrates dance legend Balasaraswati

Connected to India speaks to Savita Narasimhan on Museum of Performing Arts' maiden exhibition ‘Credo of a Dancer’, her aspirations for...

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I am a director’s actor: Puravalan Narayanasamy

Connected to India speaks with Puravalan Narayanasamy on his journey, his passion for acting, and his Kollywood experience.

Entertainment Spotlight

'I want to do everything that people think I can’t do,' says Ayushmann Khurrana

Watch Ayushmann Khurrana tell Connected to India how he rates himself as a cop in the film, what makes him choose the roles to do, as well...

Movies Spotlight