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Bollywood superstar Kangana Ranaut shines as Jayalalithaa in 'Thalaivii'

Kangana Ranaut is set to earn accolades from critics and fans alike for her portrayal of the late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in...

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Helmet a funny take on Indians’ awkwardness in asking for condoms: Dino Morea

'Helmet', a satirical comedy film that explores the Indian quirk of people who hesitate or are shy to buy condoms from stores, is set to...

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Kriti Kharbanda, Vikrant Massey on working with each other, shooting during pandemic for ZEE5's '14 Phere'

On Connected to India's Spotlight, stars Kriti Kharbanda and Vikrant Massey are in conversation about the ZEE5 original social comedy '14...

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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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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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'Singaporeans must push back anything that is testing our multicultural way of life, our cosmopolitan city'

Celebrated scholar in the field of Indian Diaspora and Heritage studies Rajesh Rai provides a big-picture historical and economic...

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Huma Qureshi calls Maharani's resemblance to Rabri Devi's life coincidental

Spotlight on the leading pair of political drama 'Maharani', Huma Qureshi and Amit Sial. To release on SonyLIV on May 28. Created by...

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Reflective Salman Khan takes his fandom seriously, talks about Radhe

"I take it very seriously", says Salman Khan responding to what does he think about the sobriquet, 'most bankable star'. Superstar whose...

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Spotlight: I saw a spark in Salman Khan, says Jackie Shroff

Jackie Shroff is one of the veteran icons of the Indian film industry. In a virtual interview with Connected to India's Daisy Irani Subaiah,...

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I'm interested in exploring stories about the complexities and journeys in women's lives: Alankrita Shrivastava

Watch as Daisy Irani Subaiah trains the Spotlight on Alankrita Shrivastava to discuss her new series on Netflix, Bombay Begums.

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From 'Surabhi' to 'Tribhanga', Indian icon Renuka Shahane opens up about her journey

Renuka Shahane is one of the icons of Indian television. Till today, the actor, director and erstwhile morning show host is one of the most...

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'Inspite Of' COVID-19 artists from two nations 'dance in unison' at Little India's ARTWALK 2021

'Inspite Of' travel restrictions due to COVID-19, artists from India and Singapore 'dance in unison' at ARTWALK Little India 2021’s

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Singapore Chinese dancer breaks barriers, wins hearts with ‘love within’

Sensational performance in Bharatanatyam Arangetram by homegrown Chinese dance talent who has graduated to be a young Apsara

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Humble Giant of Indian cinema - Pankaj Tripathi

Acclaimed actor Pankaj Tripathi speaks of his friends and his favourite haunts in Singapore in conversation with Daisy Irani Subbaih on...

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15-year-old Indian-American Gitanjali Rao is TIME magazine’s first-ever ‘Kid of the Year’

Rao was selected from more than 5,000 nominees and was interviewed by actor and activist Angelina Jolie for the TIME special.

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Pathey Nimidam at Kalaa Utsavam 2020: A sneak peek at what's in store

Pathey Nimidam – or "just ten minutes" in Tamil – is a festival by Ravindran Drama Group celebrating Tamil theatre-making.

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Bilkul! Says sure-footed Ritu Phogat on her chances of MMA success

Ritu Phogat says “Bilkul (of course, certainly),” the third of the famous wrestler Phogat siblings confidently, when asked about her...

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A romance that will appeal to both sides of the border: Mehreen Jabbar’s Ek Jhooti Love Story

Director Mehreen Jabbar’s Ek Jhooti Love Story featuring Bilal Abbas Khan, Madiha Imam and Fawad Khan among others, is ZEE5 Global’s...

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Community Organisations a force multiplier for Indian missions worldwide: Periasamy Kumaran

High Commissioner of India to Singapore, Periasamy Kumaran’s key learning as the previous head of the Indian mission in Qatar was the...

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Tagore Almeida: A filmmaker promoting love and peace, one film at a time

Tagore's production Uss Din, made in 2008 and starring a very young Rajkummar Rao, is scheduled to release on October 5.

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Taking Ramayana on a Chinese opera odyssey: Dr Chua Soo Pong

Spotlight interview with Dr Chua Soo Pong, doyen of Chinese opera in Singapore, who received international acclaim for his adaptation of...

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From engineer to film editor: Bengaluru-born Varun Viswanath found his dream job in Hollywood

Varun Viswanath is part of a growing club of Indians abroad working in Hollywood. While the likes of Mindy Kaling, Aziz Ansari and Hasan...

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Striking the right notes; why Shekhar Ravjiani charms as a music Guru

Connected to India speaks to Shekhar Ravjiani, on his collaboration with the Global Indian International School, GIIS – Shekar Ravjiani...

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