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Bollywood theatrics by Indians and Pakistanis at Wagah border ceremony

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: February 12th, 2013 | No Comments

Bollywood theatrics by Indians and Pakistanis at Wagah border ceremony WAGAH BORDER: Amidst the screams and shouts of patriotism, Amritsar resident Gautam Arora, along with his sister and other relatives, sits on the assigned seats watching the spectacle of fabricated contempt and disdain carried out between two neighbouring countries as they carry out Bollywood-type theatrics […]

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Shah Rukh Khan’s article on Being a Khan

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: January 29th, 2013 | No Comments

Here is an article written by Shah Rukh Khan that was written for Outlook Turning Points 2013 (which was published by the New York Times). Being a Khan I am an actor. Time does not frame my days with as much conviction as images do. Images rule my life. Moments and memories imprint themselves on my […]

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Popular Punjabi music make presence in big way in Hindi cinema

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: September 11th, 2012 | No Comments

When was the last time that a song from a regional language was incorporated in a Hindi film after paying copyright for it to the tune of Rs. 70 lakh? Well, it just happened with COCKTAIL, whose song ‘Angrezi beat pe’, sung by Honey and Gippy was bought by Saif Ali Khan for Rs. 70 lakh […]

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Insight behind Canadian-based filmmaker Deepa Mehta’s Masterpieces:

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: August 23rd, 2012 | No Comments

Deepa Mehta  Biography Canadian-based filmmaker Deepa Mehta was born in Amritsar, India in 1949.  She received a bachelors and masters degree in philosophy from the University of New Delhi, where she met her husband, Canadian filmmaker and producer Paul Saltzman.  Shortly after getting married, she immigrated to Canada in 1973.  However, the marriage was short […]

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Paying tribute to Indian Diasporians!

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: July 24th, 2012 | No Comments

India’s Overseas Indian Affairs minister Vayalar Ravi  inaugurated the Kolkata Memorial at Kidderpore Depot along the      Hoogley River in Kolkata. It was a attended by hundreds of people from several countries including Guyana, Trinidad, Surname, Guadeloupe, USA, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Switzerland, South Africa, Kenya, Fiji, Mauritius, Re-Union Islands, New Zealand, Australia and others countries […]

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Indian Diaspora in Belize, Guadeloupe and Suriname rediscovers its roots

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: June 29th, 2012 | No Comments

The Indian Diaspora exists in 130 countries worldwide. Here is a passage of a magazine produced by the Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre (ICC) on the theme: “The Indian Diaspora in Belize, Guadeloupe and Suriname.” The 80-page, full-colour, glossy magazine is edited by anthropologist Dr Kumar Mahabir, who is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Trinidad […]

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