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Nakshatra festival, NCPA Mumbai, showcas...

Five stellar performances were spread over three days at the recent Nakshatra Festival hosted by NCPA Mumbai. Mahagami Gurukul’s Kathak students led by Guru Parwati Dutta presented ‘Iti.’ “It’s an attempt to revisit Kathak traditions in the light of modern aesthetics,” Parwati Dutta explained. “Namah Shivaya”, a “stuti-paran” praising the shrines of Shiva and Jyotirlinga, […]

Students perform various global dance st...

Members of Helius, one of Lehigh’s multicultural dance groups, perform at FUSION on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at the Zoellner Arts Center. FUSION kicked off the annual Global Union International Week festivities. (Roshan Giyanani / Black and white staff) Since 1997, the Zoellner Arts Center has hosted student performances, and as the campus evolves with […]

Bollywood films adopted and popularized ...

By Rajesh Ahuja New Delhi, November 4 (UNI) ‘Man Dole Mera Tan Dole’ from ‘Naagin’ in the 1950s, ‘Thaade Rahiyo’ from ‘Pakeezah,’ Nimbooda ‘from’ Hum Dil Chuke Sanam ‘,’ Pinga ‘from’ Bajirao Mastani and “Ghoomar” from “Padmavati” by Sanjay Leela bhansali – these are some of the popular Bollywood dance numbers that have become a […]