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An exhilarating celebration of "Sairandhri -The Musical"- Mahabharata's Epic Story

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A LEAP OF IMAGINATION An exhilarating celebration of "Sairandhri -The Musical"- Mahabharata's Epic Story A combination of Indian classical dance "Kathak" with a touch of "International dance form" Sandip Soparrkar Ballroom Studio Starring Sandip Soparrkar & Neha Banerjee 7th February, 2018 in Mumbai- The event saw the presence of Sharbani Mukherji, Tushar Jules, Dr.Aneel Murarka,Renu Sharma,Vivek Dhawan ,Maadhuri ,Samir soni , Madhoo Shah ,Krutika desai etc Dance is always sensitive to history. Now, with a broader acceptance of and respect for dance & history, many dance artists of differing backgrounds work in collaboration, exploring the expressive potential of each other's dance traditions & depict an untold story. Sandip Soparrkar & Neha Banerjee are among those Indian dancers, who with their International dance form Sandip Soparrkar Ballroom Studio & Classical dance form "Kathak" -inflected modern voc…

Ultra Media & Entertainment Group participates in ‘Discop Dubai 2018’ with exclusive titles & new offerings across various genres from 25th to 27th February 2018 at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City Hotel, Dubai

Ultra Media & Entertainment Group participates in ‘Discop Dubai 2018’ with exclusive titles & new offerings across various genres from 25th to 27th February 2018 at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City Hotel, Dubai Ultra will be offering a an array of Bollywood & International blockbusters, animated Films, TV Shows & 85 well known films from the “Children Films Society of India (CFSI)” From the regional stable It will also offer a range of films in Marathi, Bhojpuri and Bengali including the much acclaimed Bengali family TV drama “Chayaritu Sath Rang” The most interesting highlight of the offerings will be the new edition of Ultra Cookery with 200 episodes 25 February 2018 : Along with its existing exhaustive slate of more than 1500 titles comprising of Indian & International films, television & animation content. Ultra will be participating with new exclusive titles in various genres, Some of the other highlights are as below : Ultra Cookery: A …

How Rukhsana Took Over Anushka! #Pari

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How Rukhsana Took Over Anushka! It is not always that we have a Bollywood A-lister take on the mantel of pushing the Horror genre in Hindi Cinema to the edge and making it fly! And yet, the trailer and screamers of Anushka’s third home production, PARI have definitely made the audience sit back and take note. While little is known about Anushka’s character in the film, an insider tells us that her character in the film is called Rukhsana. Though more details about her role are not known, we found out that the person behind Anushka’s much talked about look in PARI is the well known British Prosthetic Designer, Clover Wootton. Speaking to us, Clover said, “With Rukhsana’s character, we needed to understand that she has been through a lot physically and that is how her look had to be designed. Her hair quality is bad and damaged, her skin would be pale, dry and dirty. The conditions that she has been living in will have had an effect on her body, but at the same time she need…

The first song of Sudhir Mishra’s Daas Dev crooned by Atif Aslam launched

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The first song of Sudhir Mishra’s Daas Dev crooned by Atif Aslam launched ~Sudhir’s modern day Devdas starring Rahul Bhat as Devdas, Paro is Richa Chadha , Chandramukhi is Aditi Rao Hydari and Anurag Kashyap in a cameo to release across India on March 23~ Mumbai, February 22, 2018: ‘Sehmi Hai Dhadkan’, the first song of Sudhir Mishra’s upcoming feature, Daas Dev, crooned by Atif Aslam was launched yesterday. Inspired from Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s classic novel, Sudhir’s modern day Devdas stars Rahul Bhatt as Devdas, Paro is Richa Chadha and Chandramukhi is Aditi Rao Hydari. The film also features the Mukkabaaz actor Vineet Singh, Saurabh Shukla and Vipin Sharma in key roles and Anurag Kashyap will be seen in an interesting cameo. Sehmi Hai Dhadkan is composed by Vipin Patwa and written by Dr. Sagar. “I found this song an interesting composition because of the lyrics and the way it was suppose to be sung. Especially the change of the music from the beginning to the…

Video Lighting up Data and Smartphones, Says Hotstar; Big Growth in Users and Engagement

Video Lighting up Data and Smartphones, Says Hotstar; Big Growth in Users and Engagement Releases the 1st India Watch Report 2018 Mumbai, 22 February 2018: Releasing the first India Watch Report 2018, Hotstar, India’s leading premium streaming platform, today shared insights on the dramatic transformation sweeping the Internet landscape in India. In a first of its kind report for any streaming platform in the world, the service has disclosed usage patterns on its platform. The big news? Nearly 5 times growth in video consumption in the last 12 months, with 96 percent of all usage being focused on long form video. This marks an inflexion point in India where the early years of online video were characterized by short form consumption from users deeply fearful of data charges. The last 12 months have also seen access to data and consumption of video go deeper into inner India. The report shared that growth in smaller cities, less than 10 lakh in population, outstripped that in…

“I MAKE CINEMA BECAUSE I BELIEVE IN MY DIRECTORS AND STORIES are WORTH TELLING” – Vivek Kajaria

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“I MAKE CINEMA BECAUSE I BELIEVE IN MY DIRECTORS AND STORIES are WORTH TELLING” – Vivek Kajaria Celebrating 4 years of the breakout film “Fandry” which released on Valentines day in 2014, National award winning producer Vivek Kajaria said “It’s been an amazing journey for us with Nagraj from the development to release and subsequent success of Fandry. The film still continues to find new fans and love.” The film that released 4 years ago was showcased at leading film festivals globally, including BFI London, MAMI, Göteborg and Melbourne among numerous others, also struck gold at the Box office. The film that marked both Kajaria and Nagraj’s debut as producer and director respectively paved the way for many who hoped to make content led films and were looking to experiment with quality content. Nagraj Manjule said “Fandry will always be a very special for me. It was a film that we made with utmost conviction and even today I have people writing to me about it and telli…

Elektro Sufi is coming up with first ever original ‘Yeh Safar’, produced by Go Live Talent & Records

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Elektro Sufi is coming up with first ever original ‘Yeh Safar’, produced by Go Live Talent & Records It’s high time when the Indian music industry experiments and expands its bandwidth. Taking a step forward in this direction, ElectroSufi -an emerging live act- is gearing up to introduce the audience to a soulful fusion of EDM and Sufi music in combination with live percussion. First among their independent compositions, under the production of ‘Go Live’, is Yeh Safar. The song depicts journeys of people from different walks of life and is an attempt to match the standards of mainstream international dance music. Ye Safar will supposedly be released by the last week of February, which thereafter can be downloaded from any music downloading website. As informed by Varkey Patani, Ex Marketing & Content Head - Times Music, Co-owner of ‘Go Live along with Nitin Gupta ’, said, company will release a new Electro Sufi original every month, along with their engaging music video…

BCL Team Mumbai Tigers roar with renewed confidence

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BCL Team Mumbai Tigers roar with renewed confidence February 2018, Mumbai: Team Mumbai Tigers which has been one of the most popular teams of BCL has strengthened the team further with new players. This year Balraj Syal will be the new skipper; Balraj used to play for a competing team for the past 3 years. Speaking on the occasion Balraj said, “I love cricket, it’s a gentleman’s game. The best part of BCL is that you get paid for playing cricket with your friends. Our team owner Santosh Gupta is a dear friend, as well his company manages my work as well. All the players in the team are buddies.” The Mumbai Tiger’s team comprises of Arjun Bijlani (also a co-owner), Suyash Rai, Mayank Gandhi, Shikha Singh Shah, Aarti Singh, Navraj Hans, Ashish Sharma, Gaurav Bajaj, Manu Punjabi, Alok Narula, Zaan Khan, Abhilash Chaudhary, Shiny Doshi, Chirag Sethi, Vaishali Takkar, Purva Rana and Aakash Ahuja. Arjun who was present for the launch said, “It’s a fact that Cricket and Bollywood …

Kaagaz Ki Kashti - A Celebration of the Ghazal Maestro Jagjit Singh's Life

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Kaagaz Ki Kashti A film biography by Brahmanand S Siingh On the 77th birth anniversary (8th Feb) of Jagjit Singh, Mobius Films launched the GRAND COLLECTOR’S pack,”Kaagaz Ki Kashti”, by award-winning filmmaker, Brahmanand S Siingh, followed by a Special Musical Evening and an announcement for the round-the-year celebration of Jagjit Singh’s compelling life story and mesmerizing music, in 7 CITY 7 SCREENING-CONCERTS with country’s best voices and artists. Kaagaz Ki Kashti, the 127 minute film by National Award-winning director Brahmanand S Siingh capturing the essence of Jagjit Singh’s simplicity, charm, elegance, humour and depth in a soulful and impactful narrative This biopic on Jagjit Singh, had an astounding 9.5 rating on IMDb ... the 4th highest ever rating ... across 4.7 million titles comprising of some of the best names of all times — Oscar & Golden Globe winners and nominees; Best of World Cinema and Classics & Masters !! The film has been one of the mos…