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Wanted to share 'Railgaadi' magic with younger generation: Singapore playwright Gauri Gupta

“A nostalgic, cultural trip through India,” is how Singapore-based actor and playwright Gauri Gupta describes her upcoming production....

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Refreshing to see audiences enjoying work from diverse backgrounds: Tania Mukherjee

Connected to India talks with Singapore-based theatre and film actor Tania Mukherjee, speaking about her upcoming production...

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Maestro Anoushka Shankar looking forward to sharing her music with Singapore after 15 years

One of India's brightest and most multi-talented music performers Anoushka Shankar is returning to Singapore after 15 years for Kalaa...

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Brigadier Bhaduri's debut book offers a realistic glimpse into Indian soldiers’ way of life

Brigadier Satyesh Nath Bhaduri (Retd), a third-generation Army officer, is the author of ‘A Jolly Good Fellow's Olive Green Nostalgia’.

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My heart belongs everywhere and nowhere: Award-winning author Priyanka Pradhan

Catch up with Dubai-based author Priyanka Pradhan, who wrote the award-winning book 'Tales from the Himalayas', an illustrated collection of...

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An intense love story of three individuals: Gautam Marathe on ‘The Last Wish’

Gautam Marathe's film ‘The Last Wish’, for the Indian diaspora in Singapore is a moving story of missed connections in love. A Marathi...

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So much potential for NRI stories going global, says 'Third Rail' star Shrey Bhargava

This Diwali, Mediacorp is launching explosive action drama 'Third Rail' casting NRI Shrey Bhargava; a thriller with plenty of suspense and...

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Birthday wishes pour in for Big B

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan (Big B) is celebrating his 80th birthday today. His latest movie, Goodbye, just had a theatrical...

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Indian arts thriving in Singapore because of our pioneers: Meenakshy Bhaskar

Bhaskar’s Arts Academy is presenting the final installment of its Marabu trilogy, titled ‘Marabu – Footprints of an Artist’ at Kalaa...

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Boria Majumdar's 'Maverick Commissioner' to launch in Singapore

Sports journalist Boria Majumdar’s latest book 'Maverick Commissioner: The IPL-Lalit Modi Saga' traces the rise and fall of one of T20...

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Bhaskar's Arts' 'Aham Brahmaasmi' to showcase Odissi heritage

Gear up for 'Aham Brahmaasmi', which is set to become the first full length thematic Odissi production with a live music ensemble to be...

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Avant Theatre’s ‘Sivagami’ captures a woman’s struggle to save her people

Avant Theatre’s upcoming production Sivagami throws light on one woman’s tale of ultimate sacrifice for her people in Singapore.

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Sunita Lad’s short film 'Nirjhari' to get OTT launch

Singapore author and playwright Sunita Lad Bhamray tackles the issue of domestic abuse in her short film 'Nirjhari', which is all set for an...

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Special music set for Singapore, says Kutle Khan about his upcoming show

Singapore news: Kutle Khan Project, a unique collective of Rajasthani folk musicians, are set for their first performance at the Drama...

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'Maharani 2' a better, more complex thriller of a show: Amit Sial

Maharani Season 2 star cast Amit Sial's interview on Connected to India. The political drama series was released on SonyLiv.

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Global leaders pay tribute to India on 75th Independence Day anniversary

Leaders from across the globe came forward to congratulate India on the occasion of its 76th Independence Day.

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Salim-Sulaiman, SIOC to team up for Bollywood music night in Singapore

Bollywood returns to Singapore with the first live concert of Salim-Sulaiman in collaboration with Singapore Indian Orchestra and Choir...

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73 years on, SIFAS production division gets a global footprint

SIFAS in its 73-year history, has presented hundreds and thousands of shows across performing arts.

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Nonagenarian Indian goes back to her Pakistan home after 75 years

Ninety-year-old Reena Varma finally went back to the house in Rawalpindi city, Pakistan that she had dreamed about for 75 years.

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Omkar Arts’ ‘Srngara Nayika’ celebrates woman in her many manifestations

Omkar Arts is presenting ‘Srngara Nayika’ Indian classical dance performance at Esplanade - Theatres by the Bay, Singapore

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Textbooks alone can't explain complexity of history: Ira Mukhoty

Catch Connected to India's interview with Ira Mukhoty, one of the pioneers of the narrative non-fiction genre in India.

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Hunt for hidden gems at Shimla Book Fair

Shimla Book Fair at the historic Gaiety Theatre and the Ridge Maidan offered a window into local culture, multi-lingual entertainment and...

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Bharatanatyam showcase 'Putran' explores trials of Indian mythical sons

Heralding the return of live performances in the Lion City, The Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society (SIFAS) Productions is presenting The...

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Meet Indian-American teen Harini Logan, Scripps Bee 2022 champion

Indian-American teen Harini Logan has emerged as the champion of the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee and is over the moon.

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