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EXCLUSIVE: Taapsee Pannu & Sujoy Ghosh at their candid best, on upcoming film Badla working with Amitabh Bachchan

"Now, we don't have to wait for the male protagonist to be cast before deciding on who to get in as a female character in the film. It...

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Timeless Tales; Theatre festival for all ages

The newest theatre festival of Singapore Timeless Tales raised the bar for local productions on a few levels; creativity, acting skills,...

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Meet The Dude: Eugene Soh’s Art An Eye-Opener For Indian Audiences

How long does it take to get to Mars? Well, if you’re with with Eugene Soh, almost instantly. Recognised as one of the most talented...

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Chance to be ‘Rubaru’ with Subodh Bhave, a legend in making

Superstar of Marathi films Subodh Bhave is looking forward to his Singapore visit. The affable actor told Connected to India in an exclusive...

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Aahana Kumra: Making a mark as an actor on her own terms

Aahana Kumra plays the love interest of Shiv Prakash Shukla, one of the most feared gangster of 90’s from Uttar Pradesh. The talented star...

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Rangbaaz Saqib Saleem wants the entire nation to love him

Saqib Saleem spoke to Punam Sharrma of Connected to India about Rangbaaz, his family, his love for Mumbai, how as an actor he wants to have...

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Exclusive: Braveheart Kangana acts, directs, rules in upcoming Manikarnika

Connected to India met with the versatile and gutsy actress who looked visibly contended and happy talking about her upcoming movie...

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Shah Rukh Sir's compliment puts a lot of pressure, says Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub

Movie buffs are eagerly waiting for the Shah Rukh Khan’s starrer Zero set to release on December 21. The film portrays the effective...

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Waheeda Rehman: At 16 she said 'No way' to a name change to Guru Dutt

The ever-graceful Waheeda Rehman speaks to Connected to India on the sidelines of the biggest film festival of the country, the Singapore...

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Malayali rock band Avial ready to light a spark in Singapore, says Rex Vijayan

The pathfinders of Malayali rock, Avial, seem to have a fated connection with the Lion City. They will play their first Singapore gig during...

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Drumming the beat of diversity: Damaru Singapore

Connected to India speaks to Akshara Thiru on the Damaru journey, the community outreach programmes, as well as his aspirations for the...

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Bigger & better Dastak to feature local talent in its 3rd edition

Singapore’s largest Hindi theatre festival will be back for its third installation at the Goodman Arts Centre from November 15 to 18,...

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Took me five years to feel equipped, emotionally and creatively, to tell this story: Nandita Das on 'Manto'

With the second Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (SgSAIFF) set to kick off this Friday, movie buffs in the island nation...

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Bold, beautiful and bright Taapsee’s hard-earned success

No film Pundit worth her or his salt would have dared to predict that Delhi’s Ashok Vihar, a conservative middle-class locality, will...

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Premanadi: Experience the River of Love

Premanadi – The River of Love is a dance-drama by the Temple of Fine Arts, about the many facets of the Ganges river.

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Umeed: 20-year-old Kathak dancer Sunena Gupta’s journey against the odds

20-year-old Sunena Gupta was diagnosed with Alopecia when she was just two. Here's the story of her struggles and how she had overcome all...

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Long, tough but exhilarating: How father-daughter scaled the Everest to bond at 29,000 feet

Ajeet Bajaj, who was conferred the Padma Shri in 2012 by the President of India for his contribution to the adventure fraternity in India,...

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Sarees are not just for mothers-in-law: Laila Tyabji

Connected to India speaks to Laila Tyabji, founder of Dastkar, about her Saree Diary and her relentless efforts to bring Indian crafts to...

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Script was my bible and Meghna Gulzar was my priest: Vicky Kaushal

Sawaal ek, jawaab do, (Ask one question, get two answers) says Vicky Kaushal about his director Meghna Gulzar who he thinks was already...

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Singapore celebrates unsung musical gems of Tamil Trinity

Good music never gets old! Isai Amuthu – musical gems of Tamil trinity is one such attempt, to bring back to life compositions by 15th...

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International audience ready for Indian movies: Hollywood movie financier AVT Shankardass

Punam Sharrma of Connected to India spoke to the very affable movie financier AVT Shankardass on his recent visit to Singapore.

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Hard power is exercised, soft power is evoked: Shashi Tharoor

A packed Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Auditorium enjoyed - Shashi The Roar In Singapore. Dr Tharoor, Indian MP and author of 17 books...

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It’s a dream debut: Malavika Mohanan on her role in ‘Beyond the Clouds’

While finding her feet in showbiz, Malavika came across the opportunity of a lifetime – the role of Tara in famous Iranian filmmaker Majid...

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How their love rhymes: Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi

Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi will be presenting Rhymes of love an evening of poetry and conversation on April 27 and 28 at the Singapore...

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