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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......

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......

Sitara to soon follow Tejas into IAF service

While the spotlight plays over the Tejas light combat aircraft that will, on Friday, be certified fit for induction into the Indian Air Force, another India-built aircraft is at the cusp of......

Pak's highest civilian honour for young Malala

Sitara-e-Shujaat, one of Pakistan's highest civilian awards for bravery, will be given to 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai, who was shot by the Taliban last week for speaking out against the militants,......

'Budget reflects a tight rope walk by the FM'

Sanjay Tripathy, who heads the marketing and direct sales channels as an executive vice president at HDFC Life Insurance discussed the impact of the Budget and answered readers’ queries on......

Grob Aircraft targets 181 trainers for IAF

As pilot Klaus Plasa lifts his 70-year-old, grey-green Messerschmitt Me-109 fighter off the runway, clapping breaks out among the aficionados of historic aircraft that crowd Berlin's ILA 2010, the......

What is Pak's reply to Tata's small car?

Tatas' Singur plant Controversy has dogged Tatas' small car project since inception. Yet Tata boss Ratan Tata seems resolute about the same. How much do you know about this ambitious......

Pantaloon in Indian airports

Pantaloon Retail is now entering airports in a tie-up with Alpha Airports Group Plc. The 50:50 joint venture will look into the travel retail and food and beverage catering businesses at leading......

Rs 1 lakh car? Pak beats India

Even as Indian carmakers debate over the feasibility of being able to produce a people's car for Rs 1 lakh, Pakistan has gone ahead and stolen a march over them, said a report in Pakistan's Daily......

PIX: Mahesh Babu's daughter turns 5!

Happy birthday, Sitara! Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar's daughter Sitara turns five today. The proud parents have made sure to post their special wishes on social media. 'She makes each......

'Sitara Devi was the most outspoken person I know'

"She would always say that, when you are on stage, you must make direct eye contact with every male member in the audience so that it seems you are dancing only for him," says yesteryear star......

'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......

10 Fascinating Lessons from Shah Rukh Khan

And he teaches in the cutest manner, says Sukanya Verma. Happy birthday, Shah Rukh! There is SO much to love about Shah Rukh Khan. The world adores the man, his movies, his memorable lines,......

Misha, Taimur, AbRam: Meet the star kids

The children of film stars are no less celebrities themselves. Shahid Kapoor recently shared his daughter Misha's picture and the internet couldn't stop adoring her.  Saif Ali Khan and......

Ravi Babu: Avunu is supernatural film

Actor-director Ravi Babu chooses a supernatural theme for his next film Avunu. The movie has Harshavardhan Rane and Poorna (Seema Tapakai fame) in the lead roles. In this interview to,......

Pakistan Olympic boxer Abrar shot dead

Boxing Olympian Abrar Hussain Shah, who belonged to the minority Shia Hazara community, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Quetta on Thursday, police said.\\nShah, the Deputy Director General......
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Meghna to do Bengali film after over a decade

Actress Meghna Naidu, whose last project in Bengali was the 2004 film "Coolie", is now shooting for the Bengali movie titled "Sitara"."I am excited... ...
Lest We Forget

For Aanchal Malhotra, the stories of Partition were stories that needed to be told.It resulted in a book, reports Payal Mohanka, punctuated with... ...
People break social and cultural taboos to attend Asma Jahangir's funeral

The funeral prayers for Asma Jahangir, Pakistan's human rights icon and staunch critic of the country's powerful army were offered here today at... ...
Pakistan People's Party mourns Asma Jahangir's demise

[Pakistan], Feb 12 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has suspended party activities and will fly its flags at half mast to pay tribute to... ...
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