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Indian comic Deepak Chandran to feature in The Expat Comedy Show in Singapore

LA Comedy Live is organising an expat comedy show which will feature six performers, including India's Deepak Chandran exploring a variety...

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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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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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Indian actor Mohanlal visits UAE nurses, COVID frontline workers

Indian actor Mohanlal has kept his promise of visiting the UAE and paying his tribute to the country's frontline warriors, who have fought...

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Javed Akthar to headline ZEE Live's 'India Shayari Project' on Independence Day

Highlighting India's rich cultural and poetic heritage dating back to the pre-independence era, ZEE Live is livestreaming a 90-minute...

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Felicitations pour in for Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 25th anniversary in industry

With nine magnum opuses like Black, Saawariya, Padmaavat, Ram Leela, Bajirao Mastani, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Devdas to his name, he has...

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ZEE5 Global features South Asia's 5000-year heritage in 'stories from our world' campaign

Cementing its status as the chief platform for South Asian content, streaming platform ZEE5 Global has launched a global brand campaign...

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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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'Chhota Bheem' travels to Singapore courtesy of STB, Voot Kids' tie-up

With travel restrictions in full force due to the pandemic, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has joined hands with OTT platform Voot Kids...

#Singapore

SonyLIV web show 'Chutzpah' explores global internet culture; set to stream from July 23

SonyLIV and Maddock Outsider have released the trailer of their web show, Chutzpah, which is set to live stream from July 23. It features...

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Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar passes away at 98

Dilip Kumar, who gave Hindi cinema some of its most enduring classics, died today in Mumbai's PD Hinduja Hospital. He was 98.

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Comedy with Kumar: Singapore actor-comedian to hold three-day online workshop

Singapore’s LGBTQ television host and actor Kumar will launch a three-day online workshop to teach the craft of comedy from July 16-18,...

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International superstar Priyanka Chopra headlines ZEE5 streaming platform's US launch

South Asian streaming platform ZEE5 launched in the United States and Canada, opening up its trove of multicultural entertainment to the...

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ZEE5 set to launch streaming services in USA on June 22

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd announced the launch of its OTT platform ZEE5 in the United States on June 22 in a statement.

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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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Buddhadeb’s 'Bagh Bahadur' Pavan Malhotra pays a tribute to 5-time National Film Award winning auteur

Filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta the celebrated auteur best-known for films such Bagh Bahadur, Tahader Katha, Charachar and Uttara, succumbed to...

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Learn the art of acting from Lillete Dubey on Teamwork Productions’ new digital platform

Singapore-based arts and entertainment company Teamwork Productions announced the launch of a new digital platform CreativE-Mentor to mentor...

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Sunil Grover stars in ‘Sunflower’, ZEE5 Global’s new murder mystery web series

ZEE5 Global is all set to release its latest web series entitled ‘Sunflower’ starring Sunil Grover. Set to release on June 11 in global...

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Amitabh Bachchan gets first COVID jab, tweets “All well”

Amitabh Bachchan contracted the virus in 2020 and spent some time in Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital before testing negative a few weeks later.

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Netflix removed drug-related series, documentary from Singapore service after demand from IMDA

Netflix removed Cooked with Cannabis and Have A Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics from its Singapore service.

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Local talents celebrated at Pradhana Vizha 2021 with 31 talent and production awards

The 17th edition of the event was held at The Theatre at Mediacorp.

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OTT platforms are great opportunities for fresh filmmakers: ZEE5 Global contest winner Shilpa Krishnan

Indian-origin Shilpa Krishnan Shukla, an amateur Singapore-based filmmaker, tries to capture the multiculturalism of both her native and...

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Zee Tamil launches new modern-day family drama Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal

The show will be aired from Monday to Saturday on Zee Tamil HD, starting March 23.

Priyanka Chopra launches Indian restaurant in New York

Sona is set to open later this month and will be headed by chef Hari Nayak.