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Amitabh Bachchan to felicitate Birju Maharaj at Vasantotsav

Amitabh Bachchan to felicitate Birju Maharaj at Vasantotsav

Leading Kathak exponent Birju Maharaj will be presented the Uttam Vag Geykar Award by megastar Amitabh Bachchan at the 17th edition of Vasantotsav on Sunday.

WATCH: Sachin Tendulkar, Zakir Hussain's superb 'jugalbandi' is winning the internet

WATCH: Sachin Tendulkar, Zakir Hussain's superb 'jugalbandi' is winning the internet

The hype around the event was already there ever since the batting legend shared a video on his Facebook page informing the fans about the event.

Sunil Grover's 'Coffee with D' trailer will tickle your funny bone! - Watch

Sunil Grover's 'Coffee with D' trailer will tickle your funny bone! - Watch

Ace comedian will soon be tickling your funny bones. No, here we are not taking about his popular television program 'The Kapil Sharma Show'. This time, he will be spilling his charm on the silver screen with the upcoming Bollywood film 'Coffee with D'.

Kerala HC denied pre-arrest bail to local CPI(M) leader

Kerala High Court on Monday rejected the anticipatory bail application of a local CPI(M) leader, who has been named as an accused in a criminal case, and directed him to surrender.

With Bhopal SIMI encounter, all suspects of Pune blast case now dead

Two other suspects in this case -- Mohammad Aizazuddin and Mohammad Aslam -- were killed in an encounter in Telangana last year.

Actors can do little to break away from stereotypes: Zakir Hussain

Actors can do little to break away from stereotypes: Zakir Hussain

Actor Zakir Hussain feels an artist cannot do much to break free from stereotypes because of the cliche format of the film industry.

DNA: Today in History, May 13, 2016

Watch history moment to learn the events that occurred on this very date i.e May 13.

Fusion has existed in India for a thousand years: Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain

Fusion has existed in India for a thousand years: Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain

Zakir Hussain doesn't like being called the "flagbearer" of fusion music, which he says has "existed in India for a thousand years".

Cop sits on woman officer's lap; pic goes viral on social media

Cop sits on woman officer's lap; pic goes viral on social media

Two pictures were posted in Facebook and WhatsApp in which Head Constable Zakir Hussain was seen sitting on the lap of a woman SPO.

Tabla maestro Zakir for Symphony Orchestra of India

Tabla maestro Zakir for Symphony Orchestra of India

Tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain has been commissioned to create a new orchestra piece for the Symphony Orchestra of India (SOI), set to premiere this September.

President pays tributes to Zakir Hussain

President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday paid floral tributes at Rashtrapati Bhavan to former president Zakir Hussain on the occasion of his birth anniversary.

Zakir Hussain to work with Big B in TV show

Actor Zakir Hussain, who plays a politician in the recently released film `Amitabh Bachchan`, is gearing up to work with Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan in a new TV show.

Tabla has fit in this time and generation: Zakir Hussain

Tabla is one of those rare musical instruments that has maintained its universal appeal even in this age, said eminent table player Ustad Zakir Hussain, who kicks off his Masters of Percussion series of performances across North America this week.

TV helps promote classical music: Zakir Hussain

Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain says he supports reality shows on TV as they promote musical understanding and make classical music popular.

Pakistan launches anti-polio drive in lawless tribal belt

A three-day anti-polio drive has been launched in the lawless tribal belt of northwest Pakistan to vaccinate over 220,000 children though women health workers are not part of the campaign for security reasons.

Pak-born daughter of Alla Rakha faces hard times

Pakistan-born daughter of Indian tabla maestro Alla Rakha has fallen on hard times, grappling with psychological problems and living in solitude since her only son was murdered eight years ago.

Zakir Hussain open to acting in films again

Zakir Hussain says he is not averse to face the camera and would like to act again if good projects come his way.

I am not torchbearer of Indian classical music: Zakir Hussain

He may be one of the greatest percussionists around but tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain is wary of being seen as the "torchbearer" of Indian classical music.

Zakir Hussain, Shillong Chamber Choir to jam together

Zakir Hussain and Shillong Chamber Choir are set to share the stage together at a fund-raiser, organised by actor Rahul Bose`s NGO The Foundation.

Salman Khurshid says NGO held camps, shows pics

Law Minister Salman Khurshid admitted the need for a probe into "forgery" of an Uttar Pradesh government official`s signature on a letter sanctioning release of funds to his NGO.