Birju Maharaj

  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' music review: The soundtrack is romantic, classic 01-01-2014 03:42 PM

    Music Composer: Vishal Bhardwaj Singers: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Rekha Bhardwaj, Pandit Birju Maharaj, Sukhwinder Singh, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Master Saleem, Shahid Mallya and Jazim Sharma Rating: 4 out of 5 The music album of director Abhishek Chaubey's forthcoming film 'Dedh Ishqiya', a sequel to the 2010 movie 'Ishqiya',...
  • '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...
  • Not easy to shoot intimate scenes with actors: 'Dedh Ishqiya' director 18-06-2013 05:30 PM

    Mumbai: Abhishek Choubey, who has helmed intimate scenes between Arshad Warsi and Huma Qureshi, as well as Madhuri Dixit and Naseeruddin Shah, for 'Dedh Ishqiya', says it isn't easy to shoot love scenes with actors unless they trust their director completely. "Let me tell you, it's not easy to shoot...
  • Afraid to perform with Birju Maharaj in 'Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa': Madhuri 28-05-2013 02:35 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Madhuri Dixit, who would be performing with noted classical dancer Birju Maharaj, feels honoured that she would dance with him but is nervous at the same time. The legendary Kathak guru and his disciple will soon be seen in a special jugalbandi act on the dance reality show...
  • Madhuri Dixit to perform mujra in 'Dedh Ishqiya' 09-05-2013 04:13 PM

    Mumbai: After mesmerising audiences with 'Maar Dala' in Devdas in 2002, actress Madhuri Dixit is back again to cast her spell with a 'mujra' number in director Abhishek Chaubey's upcoming film 'Dedh Ishqiya'. The 'dhak-dhak' girl will perform the dance on a song titled 'Apke Karar Mein' composed by filmmaker...
  • World Dance Day: The 3rd generation of dancers take the legacy forward 30-04-2013 05:36 PM

    Naach, Nritya, Natya Shastra. Three words that may appear same for a commoner, but aren't the same. These words are like a trained asset, like the most precious jewel in a treasure temple and a living organ in any dancer's body. With the world celebrating The International Dance Day, three...
  • Pandit Birju Maharaj to choreograph Madhuri Dixit in 'Dedh Ishqiya' 07-03-2013 07:05 PM

    Kathak maestro Birju Maharaj who choreographed Madhuri in 'Devdas' will be choreographing the actress once again. ...
  • Pandit Ravi Shankar is an immortal personality: Birju Maharaj 12-12-2012 07:32 PM

    The renowned Kathak dancer said he has no words to describe his feelings. ...
  • Birju Maharaj to direct Haasan in 'Viswaroopam' 18-12-2011 01:37 PM

    New Delhi: Kamal Haasan is indisputably the most adventurous actor in India and Birju Maharaj is undoubtedly the most accomplished exponent of the Kathak dance form in the country. When the two maestros decide to come together, the result cannot be anything less than historic. Birju Maharaj is all set...
  • Birju Maharaj to choreograph for Kamal Haasan 12-12-2011 01:49 PM

    Mumbai: Kamal Haasan is indisputably the most adventurous actor in India and Birju Maharaj is undoubtedly the most accomplished exponent of the Katahk dance form in the country. When the two maestros decide to come together, the result cannot be anything less than historic. Birju Maharaj is all set to...
  • All for art: Asha Bhosle & Pandit Birju Maharaj 26-05-2008 04:36 PM

    The IPL has always managed to bring into limelight a few cricketers every season. This season might not have churned out as many young stars as the previous years, but there are a few who have made heads turn. With the league phase of IPL 5 over, we take a...