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The gold-studded career of Bappi Lahiri

The gold-studded career of Bappi Lahiri

February 16, 2022

Bappi Lahiri formed part of the Indian music industry for over 50 years. Over these years, he grew as a composer, became one of the most distinct voices of the country, and also debuted as an actor. From grandparents humming to Chalte Chalte to the youth dancing to Tune Maari Ent...

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In conversation with singer-composer Jubin Nautiyal

In conversation with singer-composer Jubin Nautiyal

November 22, 2018

Best known for singing songs like Kuch Toh Bata in the movie 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' and Humma Humma in 'Ok Jaanu', singer Jubin Nautiyal probably needs no introduction.

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World’s largest artist colony on the verge of demolition

World’s largest artist colony on the verge of demolition

December 27, 2016

The world’s largest collective of street performers is being forced to leave their permanent establishment which is also a mark of their identity besides their profession. In a bid to redevelop their colony and thus, their lives, the demolition of the Kathputli colony has begun...

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Indian classical stalwart M Balamurali Krishna passes away

Indian classical stalwart M Balamurali Krishna passes away

November 24, 2016

Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna, the iconic Carnatic vocalist and musician, who was hailed for his creative skills, passed away in Chennai on November 22, at the age of 86.

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Freddie Mercury: A Parsi boy to a legend rocking the galaxy

Freddie Mercury: A Parsi boy to a legend rocking the galaxy

September 7, 2016

Freddie Mercury, born Farrokh Bulsara, to Parsi parents, who spent his teenage years in India, had an asteroid named after him on 5 September, what was his 70th birthday.

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Why Google India dedicated its doodle to Indian singer Mukesh?

Why Google India dedicated its doodle to Indian singer Mukesh?

July 25, 2016

It is the 93rd birth anniversary of the Indian legendary Bollywood Hindi movie singer Mukesh who died in 1976. His unique style of singing has earned him the title a man with golden voice and Google India honoured this legend by a doodle on its home page.

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Former French president in India

Former French president in India

April 12, 2016

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will visit India on April 13 and meet with the Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi, after their first encounter in Paris in April 2015. He is perceived as rather pro-business amongst Indian decision makers and is also surrounded, in the gen...

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Rajasthan Festival 2016

Rajasthan Festival 2016

April 1, 2016

To celebrate 67 years of the state, Rajasthan organised a colourful four-day event from March 27-30, 2016, in the pink city of India, aiming at highlighting Rajasthan’s art, culture, tradition and heritage to attract tourism. Festivities kicked off in Jaipur as numerous people ...

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French hit redone by Kashyap’s Phantom

French hit redone by Kashyap’s Phantom

February 16, 2016

« La Famille Bélier », a huge French cinema hit in 2015, on the touchy subject of a family of deaf persons, will be remade in India by Reliance Entertainment and Phantom Films, the production house of Anurag Kashyap and Vikas Bahl. The film, which attracted more than 7 million...

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