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India's Shakespearean love affair

When it comes to celebrating William Shakespeare, can India be far behind?At the recent celebrations marking the Bard's 400th death anniversary, India's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom......

Bardolatory: Top politicians who knew their Shakespeare

On April 23, 1616, English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare, aged 52 at the time, died on what several scholars regard as the anniversary of his birth.  Although it's almost 400 years......

Was Bard's 'Dark Lady' a prostitute named Lucy Negro?

The Dark Lady who inspired some of William Shakespeare's romantic sonnets may have had a rather unladylike profession, as experts suggest that she may have been a notorious prostitute called 'Lucy......

'William Shakespeare is our heritage too'

Ah, Bollywood. The things it manages to do. Take the recently released Omkara, for instance. A fine piece of filmmaking that should win its director Vishal Bhardwaj more than just a Filmfare Award.......

The Scotsman who knows India better than many of us

'Men of the calibre of Shri Ramana Maharishi, Satya Sai Baba, Shri Aurobindo -- you don't get that level of excellence in the West.''The quality of Indian saints is unmatched.'Bill Aitken came to......

Why Galaxy S4 is the best smartphone despite the quirks

"Parting is such sweet sorrow," William Shakespeare had said. Indeed, some of us tasked with reviewing the latest smartphones agree. But for us, the "sorrow" of letting go of one piece of hardware......

No business like family business!

"Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied..."William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet. Act II. Sc. 3. 1596Family businesses, ranging from tightly-held, private operations to publicly-traded, global......

Films, books that inspire corporate head honchos

What do A-listers like to read, watch or listen to? And who are the people they admire? Here is a list -- IMAGE: The poster of the film Taare Zameen Par. The film is one of the favourites of Amit......

Narayana Murthy on how to be a successful entrepreneur

If you want to succeed in the marketplace today, you have to bring differentiation: N R Narayana Murthy N R Narayana Murthy, founder-chairman of Infosys Technologies, has had his share of failure.......

FDI in retail and 'Two Cultures'

Governments should have a role in nurturing entrepreneurs who will make a difference to the society at large. A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who are highly......

Karmayogi and Ordinary, up for release

Director V K Prakash's adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet titled Karmayogi, opens today (March 16). Meanwhile, debutant director Sugeeth has chosen the breathtakingly beautiful Gavi as the......

First Look: Karmayogi hits theatres in June

Director V K Prakash is presenting an adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet in his latest film Karmayogi. 'Karmayogi has been established in the feudal era and shot amidst the picturesque......

'I am not comfortable singing all kinds of songs'

William Shakespeare may have many followers who agree with his What's in a name but Tochi Raina is definitely not one of them. The singer from Punjab, who sang the foot-tapping Dev D......

'Kaminey is a reminder that we have a dark side'

William Shakespeare wasn't the source for Vishal Bhardwaj's Kaminey but the Bard whose Othello inspired Bharadwaj's hit Omkara and whose Macbeth became Maqbool was very much looking over the......

Saif and Shakespeare do no wrong

When you decide to adapt anything by William Shakespeare, what you need is a lot ofcourage.You are, to begin with, working with material over 400 years old -- tales that have been told and retold......

Football Briefs: Conte wants more signings; Lallana injured

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field Conte wants more signings IMAGE: Antonio Conte speaks to the media. Photograph: Claudio Villa/Getty Images. Chelsea manager......

EPL: Late Ibra penalty saves Man Utd, more Sunderland woe

IMAGE: Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United takes a penalty. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images. Manchester United's struggle to achieve a top-four finish continued on Tuesday as Zlatan......

EPL champions Leicester may turn to Shakespeare to revive fortunes

'I have said before that, do I think I'm capable of it? Yes. Does it faze me? No.' IMAGE: Leicester caretaker manager Craig Shakespeare. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images Craig Shakespeare is......

Meadow, cows, cricket for Olympic opening ceremony

London's Olympic Stadium will be transformed into a British meadow complete with fields, cows, ducks, a horse-drawn plough and a game of village cricket for the opening ceremony of this year's......

Watson becomes top-ranked ODI all-rounder

Australia's Shane Watson has become the top-ranked ODI all-rounder and also achieved a career-best ranking to date in the Reliance ICC ODI Rankings, at the end of Bangladesh and Australia series......
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Josh Hutcherson joins action-romance 'Die in a Gunfight'

Actors Josh Hutcherson and Kaya Scodelario have joined the cast of action-romance "Die in a Gunfight".An update on William Shakespeare's "Romeo and... ...

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David Oyelowo to star in Disney's 'Cyrano the Moor'

Actor David Oyelowo has been roped in to star in the movie "Cyrano the Moor"."Moonlight" writer Tarell Alvin McCraney is on board to pen the... ...

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Florence Pugh is brilliant in this terrific period drama

Director William Oldroyd does a lot with a limited budget. His feature debut, Lady Macbeth , is fierce and dark. Don't be fooled by the title as... ...

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The Scotsman who knows India better than many of us

'Men of the calibre of Shri Ramana Maharishi, Satya Sai Baba, Shri Aurobindo -- you don't get that level of excellence in the West.''The quality of... ...

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Kolhapur theatre troupe hopes to take Marathi 'Hamlet' pan-India

Language is no barrier for William Shakespeare's work, avers Kolhapur-based Mandar Bhanage, who is trying to raise funds to take his Marathi... ...

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