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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, 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......

Awadh, through Muzaffar Ali's Jaanisaar

Muzaffar Ali’s period drama Jaanisaar launched its first look and trailer at the Asia Fashion Week in London last week. The movie marks the return of the maverick filmmaker to the silver......

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......
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Selection of disparate renditions

Udok Performing Arts has established a unique identity and created a niche in the city's cultural scene. The classical dance festival, Margam, is... ...
Dancing Divas

The songs of Rajiv Rai's Tridev (1989), arguably spelled the death knell for the dancing queens who had hitherto performed the mandatory dance... ...
Neetu Chandra - Kathak lends grace to the dancer's persona

Actress Neetu Chandra is a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo, but she is as comfortable dancing as Umrao on the stage as she is delivering powerful... ...
Shahid Kapoor brings his favourite coffee for Jhalak Dikhla Jaa contestants

Shahid Kapoor recently bought his favourite coffee for the contestants of the dance based reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Reloaded. Shahid Kapoor,... ...
Shahid Kapoor's mom Neelima Azeem

Neelima Azeem said: "I am back in shape now and I am open to good acting offers." Neelima Azeem, who had a busy 2015 courtesy her star son Shahid... ...

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