Opening Ceremony

  • Snapshot: SRK pulls an all-nighter in Abu Dhabi; posts a photo on Twitter 15-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders, has been very busy these days. Slated to perform at the opening ceremony of the seventh season of the Indian Premier League, Khan has been burning the midnight oil, rehearsing for the show. He posted a photo of himself...
  • IPL 7: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit to light up gala opening? 08-04-2014 03:07 PM

    The ICC World Twenty20 gripped Bangladesh for three weeks and now it's the turn of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that awaits the Indian Premier League's (IPL) debut in the gulf, with reports of Bollywood stars joining the gala opening. The Gulf News has reported that Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri...
  • 'IFFI 2013' begins in Goa, Czech director Jiri Menzel gets the Lifetime Achievement Award 20-11-2013 03:44 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood bigwigs Rekha, Kamal Haasan, Asha Bhonsle and world cinema stalwarts like Susan Sarandon, Iranian director Majid Majidi, Czech helmer Jiri Menzel are attending the opening ceremony of the 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman will be conferred with the first Centenary Award...
  • I don't see the IPL's status threatened by other leagues: Gaurav Kalra 05-04-2013 05:58 PM

    Can the IPL season six sustain public interest over the next four to six weeks? CNN-IBN's sports editor Gaurav Kalra joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. The advertising of IPL has been criticised by everyone.Too much glamour quotient,How is it helping cricket. Mandeep singh/Bisla who did...
  • Coldplay to perform at 2012 Olympics? 09-04-2011 12:19 PM

    Rock band Coldplay might perform at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics to be held in London. The prestigious sports event is slated for July 27-Aug 12, 2012, and Coldplay is at the top of the organiser's wish-list of acts for the opening gala, reports contactmusic.com. "Coldplay are the...
  • SRK to perform on Tamil songs at IPL opening 08-04-2011 05:07 PM

    Mumbai: He may not comprehend the language but that's hardly a deterrent for Shah Rukh Khan. The star will get jiggy to Tamil tracks for his opening ceremony performance at the Indian Premier League 2011 tonight. As the setting is Chennai, a local flavour is being imparted to King Khan's...
  • Is traditional culture the best way to showcase brand India? 05-10-2010 07:05 AM

    The Commonwealth Games opening ceremony had a glittering start. We discuss whether traditional Indian culture is the best way to showcase brand India. ...
  • The grand opening gala to help Kalmadi get away? 04-10-2010 10:04 PM

    New Delhi: After all the controversies and the criticism, has Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi proved a point with the spectacular opening ceremony of the Games? His opening speech received both cheer and jeer from the crowds, but the ceremony has received universal applause. But what does all of it...
  • The 'wow' factor behind CWG opening ceremony 04-10-2010 09:26 PM

    The medals count apart - the highlight so far though has been the Games ceremony - something that's being praised both globally and in India. ...
  • Opening gala a 'bolti band' moment for CWG cynics

    PSYCHO'S ANALYSIS |  Tulika Agnihotri Ojha
    Sunday, October 3, was a big day for India. It was a day of national pride for all of us. For me, well, it was...

  • Thumbs up for CWG opening ceremony: Is traditional Indian culture the best way to showcase brand India?

    Today at 10 pm on Face The Nation, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts whether traditional Indian culture is the best way to showcase...
  • Bollywood gives thumbs up to CWG opener 04-10-2010 03:40 PM

    The Commonwealth Games opening ceremony was stunning, sensational and spectacular - this is the verdict of the Indian film fraternity. Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Shekhar Kapur, Diya Mirza, Riteish Deshmukh and others have taken to social networking sites to cheer India for bringing alive a potpourri of Indian culture at...
  • Meet Keshav, the 7-year-old tabla maestro 04-10-2010 12:45 PM

    Keshav Danukar left the spectators spell-bound at his breath-taking tabla performance during the CWG opening ceremony. ...
  • Weekend Edition: Spectacular Olympics opening 11-08-2008 01:55 AM

    Were emotions missing in the grand opening of Beijing Olympics? ...
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    CNN-IBN's Digvijay Singh Deo was there to catch all the action. Take a look. ...