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Mahashivaratri: TV celebs on how Lord Shiva inspires them

Mahashivaratri: TV celebs on how Lord Shiva inspires them

Popular TV celebs like Helly Shah, Niti Taylor and Roop Durgapal consider Lord Shiva as a source of inspiration as he is the "destroyer of evil" and "god of meditation", they said on the occasion of Mahashivaratri which falls on Friday.

FTII sympathisers to hold alternative film festival in Goa FTII sympathisers to hold alternative film festival in Goa

Filmmakers Saeed Mirza, R.V. Ramani and three FTII affiliates, who claimed they were victims of police action, were also present on the occasion.

Confluence of music, spirituality at fest in Pushkar Confluence of music, spirituality at fest in Pushkar

Rajasthan, which has enamoured culture, art and music aficionados in India and beyond since time immemorial, is set to host a three-day festival, which aims at bringing music and spirituality on one platform.

AR Rahman's 'Dhakka Laga Bukka' adapted for NH7 Weekender fest AR Rahman's 'Dhakka Laga Bukka' adapted for NH7 Weekender fest

Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman's hit number "Dhakka Laga Bukka" from Mani Ratnam's "Yuva" has been recreated for music festival NH7 Weekender.

Madame Tussauds Wax statue museum to open in Delhi Madame Tussauds Wax statue museum to open in Delhi

Madame Tussauds will open its new venture in New Delhi for Bollywood stars as part of the India-UK Year of Culture in 2017.

 

Northeast fest to be held in Bengaluru Northeast fest to be held in Bengaluru

The first edition of Sammmant Eeshanya Utsava - celebrating north east with respect and equality, is set to begin here from November 21.

More tickets released for 'Harry Potter' play More tickets released for 'Harry Potter' play

 "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" has proved hugely popular since tickets went on sale earlier this week, and now the production has extended the booking period for a third time.

World's oldest bible on show as British Museum tracks Egypt's religions World's oldest bible on show as British Museum tracks Egypt's religions

Titled ‘Egypt: faith after the pharaohs’, the exhibition covers 12 centuries, from the country's integration into the Roman Empire in 30 BC to the fall of the Islamic Fatimid dynasty in 1171.

Oldest bible on show as UK Museum tracks Egypt's religions Oldest bible on show as UK Museum tracks Egypt's religions

The world's oldest bible is among 200 objects tracing Egypt's religious evolution in an exhibition at London's British Museum, which opens Friday and spans the 1,200 years since Cleopatra's death.

Former Football star Eddie George to make Broadway debut Former Football star Eddie George to make Broadway debut

Former American football player Eddie George will make his Broadway debut in "Chicago" next year. The sportsman will play Billy Flynn in the musical for seven weeks from January 11, reported Washington Post.

Harry Potter play set 19 years after the last book Harry Potter play set 19 years after the last book

 "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will be a sequel to the original series and set 19 years after the end of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows".

Lady Gaga presented with art award Lady Gaga presented with art award

Pop sensation Lady Gaga was feted at the National Art awards and hailed the honour the "best thing that's ever happened" to her.

I want to be on Broadway: Kate Winslet I want to be on Broadway: Kate Winslet

 She has earned many plaudits in her celebrated career and actress Kate Winslet now has a goal to venture into Broadway.

B-Town's young talent to be seen at Mumbai film fest B-Town's young talent to be seen at Mumbai film fest

This year's Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) will bring together contemporary Bollywood stars such as Alia Bhatt, Parineeti Chopra, Kriti Sanon, Aditya Roy Kapur, Ayushmann Khurrana and Arjun Kapoor to discuss about the changing paradigm of the industry.

Oscar winner Alan Menken heads to India for Broadway debut Oscar winner Alan Menken heads to India for Broadway debut

 The stage is set and the date is locked for the timeless classic "Beauty and the Beast" to come to life in India with its maiden Broadway show here. And Oscar-winning music composer-pianist Alan Menken will be attending the premiere of the live stage musical here on October 21.

Marathi writer returns awards to protest 'intolerance'

 Noted Marathi writer Pradnya Pawar today said she was returning all her literary awards and prize money totaling Rs 1.13 lakh to the state government to protest the "culture of intolerance" in the country today.

Punjabi author returns Padma Shri, more writers protest Punjabi author returns Padma Shri, more writers protest

 Eminent Punjabi writer and Padma Shri winner Dalip Kaur Tiwana today decided to return her award protesting "recurrent atrocities" on Muslims in the country as another Kannada writer joined authors giving up their Sahitya Akademi Awards against "growing intolerance".

Six more authors return Sahitya Akademi awards Six more authors return Sahitya Akademi awards

Noted Kashmiri writer and poet Ghulam Nabi Khayal has joined the bandwagon of authors returning their Sahitya Akademi awards, saying the minorities in the country today feel "unsafe and threatened".

Jodhpur folk fest to presenting new forms of music to the country Jodhpur folk fest to presenting new forms of music to the country

Jodhpur's Rajasthan International Folk Festival will present its ninth edition during October 23-27.

Amrita Sher-Gil self-portrait breaks records, sells for Rs 18.2 crore Amrita Sher-Gil self-portrait breaks records, sells for Rs 18.2 crore

Amrita Sher-Gil's self-potrait breaks all records, has been sold for $2.92 million in Sotheby’s New York auction.

Amjad Ali Khan, sons delight art lovers at Kennedy Center Amjad Ali Khan, sons delight art lovers at Kennedy Center

 Led by Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan and his sons, Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan, a group of Indian artists enthralled art lovers with their mesmerising performances at the prestigious Kennedy Center here over the weekend.



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