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My mother, Sitara Devi, wasn't adept at playing 'the game'

"She chose a path less trodden and turned it into a road paved with gold as far as her dance was concerned. There will never be another Sitara Devi." Image: Sitara DeviPhotograph: Rediff Archives......

'Sitara Devi did exactly what she wanted to'

'There she was, standing before me, burning with fever but ready to dance. She was like that. When it came to her dancing it didn't matter to her whether she was well or unwell,' says the legendary......

India's independence a great moment: Bush

United States President George W Bush has hailed India's independence as "one of the great moments in the story of freedom." Bush was addressing the audience at the inaugural Indian and American......

How IIMs are trying newer ways to beat stress

Last Sunday, students at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B), took lessons from Kathak maestro Birju Maharaj in, guess what, stress management. It's not just IIM-B. IIM-Ahmedabad......

Emami ropes in Milkha Singh as brand ambassador

FMCG firm Emami Ltd on Tuesday said it has roped in legendary athlete Milkha Singh as brand ambassador, following the recent biopic on his life, for the company's health supplement product Zandu......

Emami adds 5 sports icons to its team of 60 brand endorsers

City-based Emami Group has added five celebrities to its kitty of 60 brand endorsers. The company has roped in five sporting icons for its Fast Relief brand.After cashing in on the Munni campaign......

Want exclusivity? Try cafedreams.com

Cafedreams.com, the two-year-old memorabilia website, is currently holding an exhibition cum auction of its original Hindi film poster collection at Delhi's Nikko Metropolitan Hotel. The exhibition......

Dancing for a visa

Times News Network: A well-known Maharashtrian 'amasha' dancer... was made to dance in front of an American visa official at the US consulate... Confirming the incident, spokesperson for the US......

Quiz Time: How much did Madhuri's outfit weigh in Kahe Chedd Mohe song from Devdas?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Take part in our daily Bollywood quiz, and see how well you know Hindi cinema! 1. How much did Madhuri Dixit’s costume weigh in the......

Watch: How Dedh Ishqiya got its name

Why is Dedh Ishqiya so titled? Why is the sequel to the well-made Ishqiya not called Ishqiya 2, or something similar? The cast and crew -- from producer Ketan Maru, actors Naseeruddin Shah, Madhuri......

Madhuri Dixit, Huma turn up the heat in Dedh Ishqiya

After Vidya Balan's sensual portrayal in Abhishek Chaubey's Ishqiya, Madhuri Dixit and Huma Qureshi -- his Dedh Ishqiya leading ladies -- are all set to hot up the screen.According to reports, Huma......

Review: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Indian Idol, DID are back with a bang!

With the conclusion of the latest IPL season, three big shows -- Indian Idol Junior (Sony), Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa  (Colors) and Dance India Dance Super Moms (Zee) -- premiered last......

Madhuri: I want to take dance to every person in the world

Madhuri Dixit is excited about returning as the judge in the next season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, the popular dance reality TV show. "I like the show as it brings out the interesting......
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Q. Why is today famous for besides Sreepanchami ?
Lalit Mahata:  A.  more

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Q. who won the naitonal award for best choreography this year ?
Stalin:  A. It is also Vasant Panchmi, Saraswati Pooja Day and birthday of Pt. Bhimsen Joshi and Birju Maharaj more

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Q. name indias top 10 most popular people
Stalin:  A. Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Amitabh Bachchan, Amir Khan, Sachin TendulkarMS DhoniLata Mangeshkar Kishore KumarPt Birju Maharaj Sheila, Munni and...... more

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Q. Who is best dancer after Michel Jackson ?
Sandip Das:  A. Who said, MJ is the best dancer? There was a time when people in TN used to say that Prabhu Deva is best after MJ.But if you extend the meaning of...... more

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The circle of life

Kathak exponent Aditi Mangaldas on what spurs her to look beyond the classical repertoire Chakkars are not mere rhythmic spins in Aditi Mangaldas... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/dance/kathak-exponent-aditi-mangaldas-on-what-spurs-her-to-look-beyond-the-classical-repertoire/article6722761.ece?secpage=true&secname=entertainment
Legends of India to honour Prabha Atre, Ebrahim Alkazi

Legends of India confer Lifetime Achievement Awards to Hindustani classical vocalist Prabha Atre, theatre veteran Ebrahim Alkazi and Himmat Shah... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a515761.html
'Legends of India' life achievement awards announced

Theatre legend Ebrahim Alkazi, classical vocalist Prabha Atre and artist Himmat Shah will be honoured with the "Legends of India" Life Achievement... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a515737.html
Kuchipudi Dancer Wins Birla Award

QUEEN'S ROAD: Prateeksha Kashi inherited her love for dance from her mother Vyjayanthi Kashi, a Kuchipudi dancer known for her contributions to... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/Kuchipudi-Dancer-Wins-Birla-Award/2014/12/16/article2572980.ece
Women who broke the mould

I was honoured to be part of legendary thumri artiste Girija Devi's 85th birthday celebrations in Varanasi. Thumri is a semi-classical style of... ...

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