HindustanTimes Sat,25 Oct 2014

Arts and Entertainment

Orissa sculptor creates 15-foot Buddha in Berlin

Orissa's Sudarsan Patnaik has created a 15 feet high image of Buddha in sand as his entry in an international sand sculpture championship in Berlin, the artist said on Friday.

Anoushka's debut Australia tour a sell-out success

Sitar prodigy Anoushka Shankar has been enthralling audiences during her debut sell-out Australia concert tour this southern winter.

Indian dressing in multicultural salad

The play is being promoted as a celebration of life, love and community, but it turns out to be a conglomeration of too many disparate elements.

Indian bridal fair a big hit in Sydney

Intricately embroidered outfits, dazzling jewellery, decorative mandaps, bouquets, a very busy astrologer were all part of the first-ever 'singles meet' at Sydney's Olympic Park Showgrounds.

'Indian artists among the world's best'

An art gallery owner says the new generation of Indian artists "have taken art to a whole new level". Pramit Pal Chaudhuri tells us more...

Amjad Ali Khan wows US business

The Sarod maestro got a standing ovation as he enthralled captains of Indian and US industry in Washington for the Global India Summit.

Flamboyant Bhojpuri drama debuts in Sydney

The group led by well-known Bhojpuri film and drama personality Dineshlal Yadav Nirhua performed for the first time down under.

Film on family prostitution goes to NY fest

Ashok Nanda's film called 'Rivaaz' on prostitution as a family profession will be screened New York International Film Festival beginning July 19.

London's the toast of Bollywood this season

London seems to have become a big favourite with Bollywood. At least 40 Hindi films have been shot in the city in the past year.

NRI among top composers in US

Asha Srinivasan, who is pursuing a Doctorate in Musical Arts, is being ranked among the top 15 women composers in the US.

Why don't more Indian films do well globally?

A forum at Cannes Film Festival points out the reasons why Indian films lack of global box office acclaim as compared to Chinese filmmakers.

Indian film festival a hit in Los Angeles

The fifth festival opens today with the LA premiere of Jag Mundhra's Provoked.
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