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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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‘Beyond the Clouds’ is a feeling, says Ishaan Khatter

Audacious voice, impressive acting prowess was seen during his debut movie trailer; Ishaan Khatter is playing Amir in award-winning director...

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“Whose grandfather is this?”: Dr Anitha Devi Pillai

Dr Anitha Devi Pillai speaks to Connected to India on her book From Kerala to Singapore: Voices from the Singapore-Malayalee community.

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Prasenjit insists that Indians must re-learn nation’s modern history through his book Asia Reborn

Singapore-based economist and historian by passion Professor Prasenjit Basu insists that some part of Indian history must be revisited and...

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When raga meets jazz: Aditya Prakash

Aditya Prakash, the talented musician will be performing in Singapore alongside his sister, celebrated Bharatanatyam dancer Mythili Prakash,...

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When Indian classical dance meets Western stagecraft: Mythili Prakash

Renowned Bharatanatyam dancer Mythili Prakash speaks to Connected to India in an exclusive interview about her upcoming production, as well...

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Odissi exponent Ratikant Mohapatra talks about his journey as a dancer

Odissi exponent guru Ratikant Mohapatra, who recently performed Anugamanam in Singapore on February 23 and 24 at Victoria Theatre, is a...

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United colours of Indian music in Singapore

Be it Dhandiya during Navratri or Holi Hai during the festival of colors, musician for over 35 years Amit Dhamelia is trying to bring India...

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Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary perfect day for a British apology: Shashi Tharoor

Sharing his fondness for the Lion City, Dr Shashi Tharoor spoke about his ties to Singapore. “I’m glad to be back, Singapore is one of...

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In Spotlight: Sidharth Malhotra on Aiyaary and his stellar movie career

Connected to India places Sidharth Malhotra in Spotlight, few days before the release of the much-awaited thriller Aiyaary. Sidharth plays...

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Sidharth Malhotra: No longer Student of the Year

The much awaited, nerve rattling, keeping you on the edge film- Aiyaari is finally going to hit the silver screen on February 16.

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On eve of 'Kala Ghoda', Shalaka Ranadive talks about Dastak on the road

Having taken Singapore by storm, Shalaka Ranadive and the Dastak troupe are all set to make a splash at Kala Ghoda, the art and cultural...

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From arduous journey to winning Best Malaysian Film: A rendezvous with director Shanjhey Kumar

After struggling for around 10 years, Jagat was released in December 2015, and won Best Malaysian Film at the 28th Malaysia Film Festival....

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