Dance

  • Chau dance brings change to lives of anti-socials July 23, 2014

    A joint initiative by the East Singhbhum district police and a cultural organisation here has brought positive change in the lives of drug addicts, petty criminals and street ruffians by schooling them in the art of Chau dance and acting. There are 35 of them, all slum dwellers of Sonari...
  • 'The Imitation Game' trailer: Benedict Cumberbatch plays the WWII genius cryptographer mathematician Alan Turing July 22, 2014

    For those who have been completely charmed by British actor Benedict Cumberbatch in BBC's 'Sherlock', the latest trailer for the upcoming film 'The Imitation Game' will make your day.Cumberbatch, who portrayed the role of the socially awkward genius detective Sherlock Holmes in the critically-acclaimed series, will be seen in the...
  • Dancer Lauren Gottlieb to feature in Remo D'Souza's 'ABCD 2' as well July 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Dancer-actress Lauren Gottlieb, who made her Bollywood debut with Remo D'Souza's dance drama 'ABCD: Anybody Can Dance', will return in the sequel. Lauren will play a pivotal role in the Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor starrer film. Apart from Varun, Shraddha and Lauren, the dance flick, which will be shot...
  • Varun Dhawan spends time with real-life dancers for 'Anybody Can Dance 2' July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: You might see Varun Dhawan spending a lot of time these days with a young dancer named Suresh from Nala Sopara here because he is playing him in Remo D'Souza's directorial venture "ABCD 2", the sequel to "ABCD - Any Body Can Dance". The aspirational dance film is based on...
  • 'The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing' is a story of a dysfunctional family that cannot be forgotten July 3, 2014

    The past is beautiful and also has the power to be vicious. For it to rear its ugly head and not let go, till the demons have been put to rest. As a reader, I see this theme occurring again and again in books. I think that one cannot ignore...
  • Zendaya says she's the right fit for Aaliyah role June 18, 2014

    New York: For anyone concerned about who would play Aaliyah in a film about her life, the girl who earned the role - 17-year-old Zendaya - says it mattered to her, too. "I really want it to be perfect for her and show young people what she was able to do...
  • Maharashtra Cabinet passes law banning dance bars in state June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Maharashtra Cabinet on Friday passed a law banning dance bars across the state. The Maharashtra Cabinet had on Thursday approved a draft bill to amend the Dance Bar Prohibition Act to remove a 'legal lacuna' on the ground of which the Supreme Court had struck down its...
  • Maharashtra bans dance bars June 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Cabinet on Thursday approved a draft bill to amend the Dance Bar Prohibition Act to remove a 'legal lacuna' on the ground of which the Supreme Court had struck down its 2005 order to ban dance bars. The move comes as a blow to thousands of bar girls...
  • I'm a host first, being an entertainer comes later: VJ Andy June 11, 2014

    Mumbai: He has hosted reality shows and participated in a few as well, but popular video jockey Andy, who can be seen grooving on the seventh season of celebrity dance show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" nowadays, says he prefers to be referred to as a 'host' over an 'entertainer'. "I have hosted...
  • Madhuri Dixit: Best dancers don't always win the show; they have to touch audience's heart as well June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Madhuri Dixit, who is judging dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa', feels best dancer may not win the show as contestant who strikes a chord with audience eventually emerges victorious. "As a person I learnt lots of things (from the show) when we see the journey of so many...
  • Travelogue, documentary series, dance competition - Doordarshan announces five new shows June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A travelogue documentary series and a show based on transformation in rural India are among five fresh shows being offered by the national broadcaster Doordarshan. Starting Friday, DD National will roll out "Nadiyaan Gaati Hain", the first of the five shows, which promise to offer a whiff of fresh...
  • Watch: BJP MP Devjibhai dances outside Parliament June 5, 2014

    Surendranagar BJP MP Devjibhai Fatehpura danced outside Parliament on Thursday before being sworn in. MP Manoj Tiwari was also seen singing outside Parliament. ...
  • 'Dancing With The Stars' winner Maksim Chmerkovskiy to judge 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7' June 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The new season of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7' will not just throw surprises one after the other at contestants, challenging them to groove to dance forms like Capoeira, Zouk and Bolero, but it will also have a fourth judge - winner of 'Dancing With The Stars 2014' Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Chmerkovskiy,...
  • Watch: Newly discovered 'dancing' frogs in Western Ghats are now a global sensation, but they could be extinct soon May 10, 2014

    Scientists have discovered 14 new species of dancing frogs that could soon become extinct dur to climate change from the mountains of south India. The frogs stretch their legs in an unusually graceful fashion to attract their mates. The frogs were discovered in the Western Ghats. The study was published in...
  • Good news: This lap dancing robot shakes her hips like Beyonce. Bad news: She's really creepy looking April 9, 2014

    This robot has moves that Beyonce wants back. Created as a one off by artist Jordan Wolfon with help from special effects company Spectral Motion, the robot is currently being exhibited at David Zwirner Gallery in New York.She wears a tiny dress and follows the owner around. The cyborg with...
  • 'Strictly Come Dancing' to get special BAFTA honour March 21, 2014

    London: Glitzy ballroom dancing competition 'Strictly Come Dancing' will be honoured with a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award in April. The award recognises the hard work of the production team and will celebrate the show's "outstanding creative and technical achievements" since 2004 when its first series went...
  • It's very 'hatke', will take the audience by surprise: Mithun Chakraborty on rapping for 'DID Li'l Masters' March 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty, who recently became a Rajya Sabha member, will be seen in another new avatar on television, where he turned rapper for the first time at a dance reality show. India's original disco dancer will show cool moves in the upcoming grand premiere episode of 'Dance...
  • SpiceJet mid-air Holi dance: DGCA action a bit too harsh, says expert March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The aviation community in India is divided over the DGCA's strict action against SpiceJet over a mid-air Holi jig by crew members. The video of a mid-air performance by the crew of SpiceJet dancing to a Bollywood song might have been a pleasant surprise for passengers but it...
  • SpiceJet defends mid-air Holi dance but suspends two pilots March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Three days after Holi, some employees of the airline SpiceJet are facing the blues. While the DGCA has issued a show cause notice to the airline, SpiceJet says it is yet to receive the notice, but has given assurances that it will co-operate with the DGCA. SpiceJet also...
  • Mumbai boy Shyam Yadav wins 'Dance India Dance 4' February 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Shyam Yadav, a 17-year-old from Mumbai, walked away with the 'Sunehri Taqdeer Ki Topi' as the winner of reality show 'Dance India Dance Season 4' Saturday. As the winner, he also won the key to a brand new car, a Maruti Celerio. He has also signed a three-year contract with...
  • Arvind Kejriwal wins Internet points for two popular retweets and the ability to take a joke February 18, 2014

    Arvind Kejriwal will be credited with many things in the future. He's the force that led cynics to believe in the power of democracy in a country where corruption is deeply entrenched. His footprints in Indian polity ruled by dynastic power players make him stand out like a sore thumb....
  • Kim Kardashian learning pole dancing to impress Kanye West? February 9, 2014

    New York: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian attended a pole dancing class in LA with her few friends. The 33-year-old mother of one shared a photo from pole dancing class in Los Angeles on February 7 alongside close friends Larsa Pippen and Blac Chyna, reported the New York Daily News. She...
  • I want to do limited but good work: Honey Singh February 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Unlike other singers who love to work on multiple songs at a stretch, Rapper and music composer Yo Yo Honey Singh wants to focus on quality over quantity. "I don't want to work more. I want to do limited but good work," Honey Singh said here Friday at the launch...
  • Snapshot: Three extremely stylish outfits Priyanka Chopra wore in three days February 5, 2014

    Priyanka Chopra is on a promotional spree and apart from spotted promoting her upcoming film 'Gunday' on various occasions, the actress was recently seen posing with Range Rover at the ongoing Auto Expo in Greater Noida. Clad in a black dress, the actress posed sitting on the bonnet of Range...
  • Mammootty, Mohanlal perform 'Lungi Dance' with Shah Rukh Khan January 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan might be living a busy life, but he is certainly not one of those celebrities who crib about his hectic work schedule. The actor, who ushered in the New Year with his family in Dubai, was back to his favorite destination, this time for professional...
  • Nothing wrong with star performances, will do it again: SP MLC January 9, 2014

    Samajwadi Party MLC Bhukkal Nawab invited more criticism for the party when he justified Bollywood stars' performance at the extravagant 'Saifai Mahotsav' in an interview to CNN-IBN. "There is nothing wrong with Madhuri Dixit's performance. We have done it the past, will do it again," said Bhukkal. ...
  • Star-struck UP government gives Madhuri Dixit's film a huge tax break January 10, 2014

    Lucknow: After announcing a tax break of Rs 1 crore for Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit's upcoming movie 'Dedh Ishqiya', the Uttar Pradesh government is now considering to wave off 25 pert cent entertainment tax for the film in the state. Unfazed by the slew of controversies surrounding the state government, Chief...
  • Item girl tag is derogatory and silly: Malaika Arora Khan January 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Malaika Arora Khan, whose popular dance numbers like 'Chaiyya Chaiyya', 'Munni Badnam Hui' have raised the bar for her contemporaries to match her style, finds the item girl tag 'derogatory and silly'. "I don't like the term 'item girl'... Why not look at it (item song) as a special...