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People get so intimidated by the very thought of women having any sort of desire: Bhumi Pednekar

Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar comes to the theatres with her latest film, Thank You for Coming, “a sex-positive modern comedy”. The...

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Indian culture in Singapore: Esplanade presents ‘Human I Nature’, the story of a wake-up call from Earth

Esplanade, the national centre of performing arts in Singapore, presents ‘Human I Nature’, an innovative dance production by Singapore...

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Durga Puja in Singapore: Bengali community returns to the festival with themes of sustainability, equality, inclusivity

The venue for the SIPA celebrations is the Singapore Sindhi Association and the Durga Puja 2023 dates are October 20 to October 24.

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Asha Bhosle reaches 90 in style: Rocks Dubai live show; says ‘music never ends, it’s like a river’

Legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle marked her 90th birthday (Sept 8, 2023) by going on stage and performing for several hours in front of a...

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Singer-composer Amit Dhamelia marks a milestone with his independent stage show in Singapore

Singer-composer Amit Dhamelia considers himself one of the contributors to the Indian music scene in Singapore. This month is quite special...

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Sarod artistes Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash return to Singapore with a message of ‘universal togetherness’

Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, musicians and sons of the legendary sarod artiste Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, return to Singapore with...

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‘You had me at hello’: Actress Churni Ganguly recalls her Jerry Maguire moment in the Rocky and Rani universe

Actress Churni Ganguly, a household name among audiences for Bengali television and cinema, had an instant connection with Bollywood...

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At home in Bollywood: Actor Tota Roy Chowdhury basks in the warm glow of the Karan Johar galaxy

Bengali actor Tota Roy Chowdhury is thoroughly enjoying the countrywide fame and accolades that have come with starring in the Bollywood...

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Indian Food Festival 2023 in Brussels: Taste the flavours, feel the culture

Speaking to Connected to India ahead of these events, Sreeman Bommisetty and Rahul Venkit, Indian-Belgian, Founder of Brussels Bollywood...

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Improv, street theatre; get set for a new, evolved Dastak 2023 in Singapore

Singapore’s premier Hindi theatre festival Dastak returns to the Lion City, and it’s even bigger and better this year!

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My degree of trust with Alia creates something special, says Ranveer Singh as he promotes 'Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani'

As Ranveer Singh tours India to promote 'Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani' he shares his special bond with co-actor Alia Bhatt

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Outgoing envoy P Kumaran leaving with fond memories of Indian community in Singapore

The quality of the diaspora in Singapore is amazing, says outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, HE P Kumaran, in an exclusive...

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Meet Dr Preeti Aghalayam, set to become the first-ever woman IIT Director

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras created another first as its upcoming Zanzibar campus, the first-ever offshore IIT campus,...

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Both me and my character are 'bindaas' kind of girls: Pooja Hegde

Connected to India is shining the spotlight on pan-national star Pooja Hegde, who starred opposite Salman Khan in 'Kisi ka Bhai Kisi ki...

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Becoming 'Druv Kent': Indian-origin composer Dhruv Shrikent shares his journey from banker to music creator

Dhruv Shrikent quit banking for creating music in 2013, and he hasn't looked back since. Catch Connected to India's exclusive interview...

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Tarla Dalal one of the pioneer feminists and working women in India: Huma Qureshi

Bollywood star Huma Qureshi essays her first biopic role. She will play late chef and cookbook author Tarla Dalal in her upcoming film...

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Enjoy spreading the message of yoga worldwide: Teen prodigy Ishwar Sharma

13-year-old Ishwar Sharma’s impressive dedication to yoga has seen him travel across the world, emerge victorious in international...

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Visit Varanasi, India’s healing capital, where life and death coexist in harmony

The aura of Varanasi appeared to be seeped in accepting situations and moving on — physically and mentally — as the sound of prayer...

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Vasantham Star winner Navein Gunasekaran is fired up for his musical future

Winning Vasantham Star 2023 has brought Navein into the limelight in the Singapore music circuit. Catch our exclusive interview with him.

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Purulia Chhau is a vehicle of empowerment, says scholar and change-maker Sneha Bhattacharyya

One of the most spectacular folk art forms in India, Purulia Chhau recently visited Singapore to take part in ‘A Tapestry of Sacred...

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Kathambam is constantly in a state of evolution and will continue to evolve, says Guru P Sushanth

An eight-person ensemble with artistes from various genres, Kathambam recently performed at the SIFAS Festival of Arts 2023 in Singapore,...

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Bijayini Satpathy: Returns to Singapore with her international bestseller ABHIPSAA – A Seeking

Bijayini Satpathy returns to Singapore this month, to present her internationally acclaimed show ABHIPSAA – A Seeking (Esplanade –...

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Chef Manish Mehrotra to introduce India’s award–winning restaurant Indian Accent to Singapore

Singapore–based culinary residency programme Mandala Masters is set to host a two-week pop-up event with Indian Accent, the...

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SIFAS Festival of Arts 2023: Malaysian dance legend and Odissi exponent Ramli Ibrahim speaks of the inspiration for Jaya Ram

Ramli Ibrahim, Malaysian-born Odissi dance legend, talks about his artistic journey and how he conceived the idea of Jaya Ram, being...

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Which team do you think will win IPL 2023?

  • Chennai Super Kings
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  • Mumbai Indians
  • Gujarat Titans
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  • Delhi Capitals
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  • Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Punjab Kings
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