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Bharathaa Arts to present a confluence of music, dance and drama at Kalaa Utsavam 2021

Singapore-based classical dance studio Bharathaa Arts presents a musical adaptation of 'The Silappathikaram' by Ilango Adigal, one of the...

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Rudra to showcase blend of heavy metal, Vedic philosophy in Kalaa show

Vedic band Rudra is blending two different genres in its performance at Kalaa Utsavam 2021. For the first time ever, Indian classical and...

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Celebration of Mohamed Raffee’s 50 years in music at Kalaa Utsavam 2021

On November 19, a special show, Raffee 50 – A Musical Jubilee by Vasantham Boyz, will be held at the grand Esplanade Theatre as part of...

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Kalaa Utsavam: SIFAS Alumni to enthrall audiences with tribute to Tamil poet Mahakavi Subramania Bharathi.

Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society (SIFAS) Alumni are set to mark the 20th Kalaa Utsavam with a musical tribute celebrating the death...

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Kalaa Utsavam has brought vibrancy of Indian performing arts to Singapore audiences: SIOC founder Lalitha Vaidyanathan

The 36-year-old performing arts group, the Singapore Indian Orchestra and Choir showcases the richness of Indian music with its wide range...

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Bhumi Pranam: musical tribute to Mother Earth at Kalaa Utsavam 2021

In a Connected to India, Spotlight, hear what the two musicians and other artists had to say about what audiences in Singapore have in store...

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Tried to make a show beautiful and bizarre like the times we are in now: Raka Maitra

Singapore dance theatre company Chowk Productions brings to Kalaa Utsavam 2021 ‘These Brief Encounters’, a contemporary dance...

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Kalaa Utsavam turns 20, fusing the modern with the traditional in a rich, diverse display of performing arts

With a continuous run of 20 years, Kalaa Utsavam is one of the longest running festivals of Indian arts in the world. Here's a look at what...

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Glad to bring Unmasked Live: Sharul Channa

One of Singapore’s most prominent comedians, Sharul Channa has performed to packed houses all over Asia and Australia during her career as...

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Raga series: Singapore vocalists Lavanya Balachandran and Shruti Anand bring melodies from yesteryears with Kaatrinile

Raga Series Esplanade- Lavanya Balachandran and a practitioner of Carnatic music for over 30 years is all praises for “RKB Sir” the name...

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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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