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'He was god-like to see': Friends mourn loss of Kathak maestro Chitresh Das

‘He was a legend, he changed kathak and brought it to a whole different level.’ ‘He held very high standards and his energy was beyond imagination. He was god-like to see; he......

Kathak icon Pandit Chitresh Das takes his final bow

‘Guruji inspired and changed the lives of so many for the better in the United States, in India, and elsewhere.’ ‘If you knew him, ever saw him teach, saw him dance, you would......

Kathak legend Sitara Devi passes away in Mumbai

Kathak queen Sitara Devi died at a hospital in Mumbai on Tuesday. She was 94. Born in 1920 in Kolkata, Sitara Devi drew from the themes, poetry and choreography collected by her father in her......

In PHOTOS: A night to remember for 'old friends'

Chinese folk dance fused with Kathak to create a cultural synergy on Thursday night leaving the audience spellbound at a glittering function in New Delhi to celebrate 60 years of the establishment......

Reputed Kathak dancer Bireshwar Gautam found dead

Internationally acclaimed Kathak dancer Bireshwar Gautam alias Biru was on Saturday found dead in mysterious circumstances at his residence in suburban Oshiwara in Mumbai, the police said.Biru's......

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......

Pranab's daughter comes out with Budget wishlist

Vying for his attention like every other Indian does around Budget time, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha has written an open letter asking him to exempt artistes like......

Puja spells boom for tour biz

Efforts are on to turn Kolkata's Puja season into the local equivalent of New Orleans' Mardi Gras.The four days of Durga Puja is the time to see Kolkata at its best. Sadly, very few outsiders,......

It's branding, not philanthropy, stupid!

When last year, Chaali, a group of contemporary dancers drawn from Kerala and Bangalore toured over 15 small towns in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Pondicherry, its performances were made......

It's branding, not philanthropy, stupid!

When last year, Chaali, a group of contemporary dancers drawn from Kerala and Bangalore toured over 15 small towns in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Pondicherry, its performances were made......

'Sitara Devi was the greatest kathak diva ever'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Several celebrities took to Twitter to pay tribute to the late Kathak legend Sitara Devi. Lata Mangeshkar: 'Prasiddha......

Of Bhool Bhulaiya, and a classic dumbed down

The setting was changed. South India became North India. Carnatic music became Hindustani. Bharat Natyam turned into Kathak. Manichitrathazhu became Bhool Bhulaiyaa. Rated as one of the best-ever......

Meet the DID Super Moms

After auditioning hundreds of moms all over India, Dance India Dance Super Moms has selected its top 15 contestants. These ladies will be choreographed by Siddhesh Pai, Mayuresh Wadkar and......

Pehle aap, tehzeeb and Bollywood

From Pakeezah to Ishaqzaade, from Shatranj ki Khilari to Umrao Jaan, the great city of Lucknow has made its way to the wonderful world of Hindi films. The tinkle of the ghungroo, bright......

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......
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The new Hotsteppers

Much like the Hindi film industry, India's contemporary dance scene can be divided into two halves. There are the superstars who wow audiences with... ...

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Young Grads

HYDERABAD: The third batch of graduates of Class V of Srinidhi International school received their graduation certificates from Sheela Prasad,... ...

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Books Maketh a Child Smarter and Brighter

HYDERABAD: Summer vacations leave kids with a lot of free time, Books n More, Library and Activity Centre, a small community library has planned a... ...

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Tributes to Saragrahi

, DHNS: T B Narasimhachar (1915-1988) was a veteran critic who contributed music reviews to Deccan Herald under the pen name Saragrahi. He served... ...

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I am luckier than my contemporaries

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Actress Adah Sharma says her dream role is to play acharacter that revolves around a dancer Basking in... ...

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