Entertainment

Mithali Raj, Alaya Furniturewala debut on ramp at LFW


Indian women cricket team's ODI skipper Mithali Raj and Bollywood actress Alaya Furniturewala made their debut on the ramp at the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020, held at Jio World Garden, Mumbai. Mithali walked the ramp for designer Payal Singhal in association with Corcal Bone and Beauty while Alaya turned showstopper for fashion label SVA...

Bollywood divas dazzle the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week


The just concluded Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 saw Bollywood divas like Shradhha Kapoor, Tara Sutaria, Esha Gupta, Soha Ali Khan walk the ramp as showstoppers. Soha walked the ramp for designer Shahin Mannan, wearing skirt navy, flared skirt and corset both profusely embroidered with travel motifs. Esha Gupta sashayed on the ramp in a heavily...

Strong Indian-American presence at Oscars 2020


Los Angeles: On Feb 9 when a foreign language film made history by winning the Oscar for Best Picture, the Indian-American representation at the gala event only highlighted the growing global nature of the Academy Awards. Indian-American writer and actor Mindy Kaling graced the stage as a presenter for two categories - best animated feature...

Anupam Kher takes audience on an engaging journey into his life


New York: Anupam Kher’s one-man theatre performance Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai has been performed many times all over the world stage. But his outstanding performance at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in New York City to an intimate audience and crème de la crème invitees set yet another bar entirely. Setting the tone of the...

Anuradha Palakurthi’s Jaan Meri album’s two songs in Radio Mirchi Best Song of Year top 5 nominations


Boston: Two of the top five nominees for the best song of the year for the Radio Mirchi Music Awards in the Non-Film/ Independent category are from Anuradha Palakurthi’s Jaan Meri Album, Boston-based music and video production company Juju Productions announced. Ustad Nishat Khan, a scion of one of the oldest Gharanas of Hindustani music...

South Korean ‘Parasite’ wins best picture at Oscars


Los Angeles: South Korean film "Parasite" created history at the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony by winning the best picture. It is the first non-English to win the top honor. At the gala on Sunday night, director Bong Joon-ho along with "Parasite" cast and crew got on stage as the audience gave a standing ovation to...

FIA hosts 36th Dance Pe Chance to celebrate R-day


Over 500 participants and 21 dance performances set a new high for FIA as it crossed the milestone of having touched the lives of over 18000 children via this cultural performances competition spanning 3 decades. Trenton, NJ: The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA-tristate), one of the oldest and the largest nonprofit umbrella organization of the...

‘Panga’: Kangana and cast shine in feel-good flick


By Vinayak Chakravorty "Panga" is the sort of film you easily fall in love with. It has a stellar cast in fine form, is directed by a filmmaker who knows her business of storytelling only too well, and it manages to deliver a topical comment without getting too preachy about it. Co-writer and director Ashwiny Iyer...

Salman creates stir; ‘misbehaves’ with fan


Bollywood actor Salman Khan created a stir after a video of him snatching a mobile phone from the hands of a Goa airport staffer who tried to click a selfie with the actor went viral. The students' wing of Congress, National Students' Union of India (NSUI), has urged Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to ban...