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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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Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar passes away at 98

Dilip Kumar, who gave Hindi cinema some of its most enduring classics, died today in Mumbai's PD Hinduja Hospital. He was 98.

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We want to help create a vibrant media ecosystem spanning MENA and South Asia: Abhayanand Singh

Abhayanand and Vistas Media have served as the bridge between content creators and financiers across India, Singapore and South Asia. The...

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ZEE5 set to launch streaming services in USA on June 22

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd announced the launch of its OTT platform ZEE5 in the United States on June 22 in a statement.

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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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Learn the art of acting from Lillete Dubey on Teamwork Productions’ new digital platform

Singapore-based arts and entertainment company Teamwork Productions announced the launch of a new digital platform CreativE-Mentor to mentor...

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BDNP Jump’s Charan Singh’s film directorial debut with DOST

DOST, directed by debutant film director Charan Singh and starring Aditya Mazumdar, Gautam Marathe, Shivanu Shukla and Viral Patel has been...

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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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Singapore International Film Festival is calling for applications

Upcoming event: Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) returns for its 32nd edition, calling for entries for Feature Films from Asian...

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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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Singapore’s zero-budget filmmaking initiative #BDNPJump to release second film Mini

Entertainment News - Singapore’s Black Dabba Productions in collaboration with The Navya Project is releasing Mini, a children’s film...

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Salman Khan’s Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai gets simultaneous theatrical and multiplatform release due to COVID-19 surge

Movie News - Along with Salman Khan, the film also stars Disha Patani, Randeep Hooda and Jackie Shroff and is set to release on May 13,...

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Akshaye Khanna stars in Zee5's State of Siege: Temple Attack

Movies Update - Akshaye Khanna will play a special task force officer in the film which is based on the terrorist attack at Akshardham...

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Rajinikanth to receive the Dadasaheb Phalke Award

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019 was not announced last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Indian origin filmmaker Zafar Anjum’s Singapore Vignettes scores OTT release

Singapore-based writer and filmmaker Zafar Anjum’s feature-length anthology of three short films, Singapore Vignettes, made in Singapore...

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OTT platforms are great opportunities for fresh filmmakers: ZEE5 Global contest winner Shilpa Krishnan

Indian-origin Shilpa Krishnan Shukla, an amateur Singapore-based filmmaker, tries to capture the multiculturalism of both her native and...

Entertainment NRI Stories

From motherhood to #MeToo, 'Bombay Begums' covers a laundry list of women's issues

Alankrita Shrivastav writes and directs powerful women's stories. With Bombay Begums she has another feather in her cap.

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Trailer of Saina Nehwal biopic released on International Women’s Day

Saina will release in India on March 26.

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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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ZEE5 Global OTT Content Festival 2021 announces 15 winners; Singapore's Shilpa Krishnan wins top award

Streaming platform ZEE5 Global today announced the winners and winning entries of the recently concluded 2021 Global Content Festival.

Entertainment

Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone win Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Akshay Kumar won for his film Laxmii, while Deepika won for her film Chhapaak.

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Shah Rukh Khan was destined for success: Renuka Shahane

Reminiscing about one of her earliest TV roles where she was acting opposite Shah Rukh Khan, Renuka Shahane spoke about his inevitable later...

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Vidya Balan’s short film Natkhat enters Oscars 2021 nomination race

The 93rd Academy Awards has been postponed to April 25 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bollywood’s bringing on a sporty biopic bonanza to binge on

Bollywood’s bringing on a sporty biopic bonanza to binge on

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