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Manoj Joshi's Stage Play "Chanakya" Completes 25 Years

Manoj Joshi in and as Chanakya
Manoj Joshi in and as Chanakya

Chanakya is a great, significant, vibrant and dynamic personality in ancient India. Originally he is a Guru of Economics and Political Science in ancient University of Takshasheela.



Rupali Suri goes burlesque with Bottoms Up

Rupali Suri

The 20-something actress who played the Indian National Congress President Sonia Gandhi with a difference in Bharat Dabholkar's directorial comic satire play Bottoms Up has now gone burlesque for it. Bottoms Up is produced by Ashvin Gidwani Productions; a global theatre-producing company with a strong footprint in Asia, Africa, Middle East, UK and USA, the cast includes Ananth Mahadaven, Kunal Vijaykar, Amit Roy, Mohan Azaad, Kavita Kapur and Sneha Chavan.



Mann Rangiya: SAAVM Theatre Group's Next Production a Modern Interpretation of Bharatmuni’s Natyashastra

Sushil Singh and Nancy Thakkar in Mann Rangiya
Sushil Singh and Nancy Thakkar in Mann Rangiya

In SAAVM Theatre Group's new stage production ‘Mann Rangiya’, Rangla (Sushil Singh) and Rangli (Nancy Thakkar) go to a village fair. Then they go to a the Nawab's palace and see statues with different feelings and they start talking to them with the help of Samay (time) in a fictitious manner. Nine stories are told.



Mumbai Students Perform Street Play "WE YOUTH" on Youth Empowernment at Malad Railway Station

By Sanjay Sharma Raj

We Youth - Street Play by Indian Students

As it is always said that a good cause does not need a proper occasion. Students of  Durgadevi Saraf College & Ghanshyamdas Saraf College performed a Street Play Team and named it ‘WE YOUTH’ and it was based on Youth Empowerment.



eNatya Chaupal presents "Innocence beheaded: Challenges for a play based on real life brutality"

Innocence beheaded: Challenges for a play based on real life brutality

eNatya Chaupal will feature actor-director Shubhrajyoti Barat who along with a few of his actors will share insights into their play SONG OF THE SWAN, in terms of researching it, staging it and producing it. The play has been inspired by real-life events surrounding the Norwegian actor Hans Christian Ostro, whose life was brutally cut short twenty years ago, when he was beheaded by Kashmiri militants. He had come to India to learn Kathakali and write a play based on the Mahabharata, but a holiday in Kashmir put a cruel stop to all that.



DONOR PASSES for ‘Rwituparno Ghosh’ available from Monday 23rd Dec

Kolkata,December 24, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): Weaver Studio Centre for the Arts & Baithak UK proudly present ‘Rwituparno Ghosh’ - a powerful play in Bengali on 11th January 2014 at Gyan Manch 6.30 pm.


Rajit Kapur, Usha Ganguly, Anant Mahapatra inaugurate theatre festival “Theatre-in-Motion” in Kolkata

theater in motion
Theatre in Motion is a festival that will provide theatre lovers a chance to experience plays in Kolkata from prominent theatre groups of Mumbai and Delhi. The festival will be running for a span of three months. The festival which began on the 5th of October will continue till the 29th of December.

A.R. Rahman’s India road tour Rahmanishq kickstarts with the Kolkata concert; A gala musical evening for Kolkata

ar rahman concert

‘Rahmanishq’, i.e. the A.R. Rahman’s India road tour kickstarted in Kolkata with a concert which produced an unbelievable visual.  Rahmanishq is featuring some of the leading singers from the country along with choreographers from international destinations. They performed on a panoramic stage decorated with stunning visuals. Rahmanishq gifted the audience the magical fusion of music which was highly improvised with the most advanced technologies.


A.R. Rahman concert Rahmanishq in Salt Lake Stadium Kolkata on October 1st

rahman concvert kolkata

What can be more memorable than watching A.R Rahman, the Mozart of Madras performing at Asia’s biggest stadium? What will be the ambience when the music maestro will perform to the tune of his signature Vandemataram song?


Sidharth Malhotra takes a 20 day break for look change for new movie The Villain

poster bollywood hero sidhartha malhotra

Sidharth Malhotra takes a break of 20 days to get set for the shoot of his next film, The Villain. The actor recently wrapped up shoot for his film, Hasee Toh Phasee, opposite Parineeti Chopra, where he plays the role of a lover boy. Now the actor is preparing for his never seen look before which requires Sidharth to go rugged.


Bollywood Hero Sidharth Malhotra's new Fashion Statement is Black

new bollywood hero style

The handsome hunk, Sidharth Malhotra has always been an avid follower of fashion. The actor has always been spotted sporting the trends in vogue, making millions of girls go gaga over him.


Rob Kapilow’s sixth season of What Makes It Great? TM explores the genius of Beethoven, Schubert Gershwin and Vivaldi

Rob Kapilow music

The dynamic musicologist and lecturer Rob Kapilow returns to Washington this fall with a new series of his popular What Makes It Great?TM programs, this time exploring the genius of works by Beethoven, Schubert, Gershwin and Vivaldi. A violinist and pianist from the Curtis Institute of Music will give a complete performance of Beethoven’s “Kreutzer” Sonata after Kapilow’s illuminating comments on October 27, and pianist Yuliya Gorenman will perform Schubert’s “Wanderer” Fantasie in C Major, D. 760, following Kapilow’s talk on December 15. On March 9, George Gershwin will be in the spotlight with performances of "I Got Rhythm," "They Can't Take That Away From Me," “Someone To Watch Over Me” and "Love is Sweeping the Country.” The Peabody Chamber Orchestra returns again this season to wind up the series with a performance of “Spring” and “Summer.”  from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons on April 27.  

Theatre festival commences in New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata from Saturday, October 5

This winter, get ready to experience the best of Indian Theatre with Theatre in Motion; a festival that will provide theatre lovers a chance to experience plays across Kolkata, New Delhi, and Mumbai in Hindi, English and Bengali. Running for 3 months starting from October 5 till December 29, the festival will bring together the best of theatre groups, personnel and art connoisseurs on a single platform.

Kailash Kher's first ever web concert with Shreya Ghosal

kailash kher songs

Kailash Kher’s events and concerts are usually jam-packed and he is known to be someone who does things in different ways and this time too Kailash has new treat for fans. He will be going live to his fans through first ever web concert.


Tollywood actress Rituparna Sengupta extends a helping hand to the victims of Uttarakhand Disaster

tollywood actress rituparna sengupta

Tollywood beauty queen Rituparna Sengupta along with the organization ‘Bhavna Aaj O Kal’ presented an excellent two day show named as “UTTARKHANDER PASHE” at Uttam Mancha. This show was organized to raise fund to aid the victims of the apocalyptic natural disaster.  The show was monitored by Picasso Art and Culture.


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