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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Satyajeet Jena hits the right chord with his debut Odia song

Satyajeet Jena of music reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs fame first song as playback artist for an Odia film has garnered more than 1,63,000 views within a day of its digital release. The song ‘Bawara...

Sunmeera – A star twinkling bright on Ollywood skyline

Sunmeera was in Class IX when she got a chance to play the female lead in ‘Sapanara Pathe Pathe’. After seeing a video clip sent by her mother, director Susant Mani called her for a screen test in September...

Srjan artistes’ Mahanayaka Bijayananda on Biju Patnaik brings curtains down on fest

Bhubaneswar: The concluding evening of 23rd OMC Guru Kelu Charan Mohapatra Award Festival started with the customary award giving ceremony. The award was instituted in 1995 with a view to generate a feeling of cultural amity among the performing...

Khamosh Adalat Jaari Hai

‘Khamosh Adalat Jaari Hai’ (2016) by director Ritesh Menon is definitely not the first adaptation of Vijay Tendulkar’s Shantata! Court Chalu Ahe (1963), but can be considered one of the notable renditions among all its theatrical and cinematic versions....

Eminent personalities felicitated on third edition of ‘Parampara’

With an objective to preserve Indian art and culture, the third edition of ‘Parampara’ gave a befitting tribute to the age-old teacher-disciple tradition by showcasing a beautiful Odissi performance by danseuse Guru Aruna Mohanty and her disciples at India...

Mellifluous voice, deft footwork leave audience spellbound

Bhubaneswar: The fourth day of OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival organized by Srjan at Rabindra Mandap here on Friday saw a beautiful blend of elegance, purity, precision and aesthetics of Kathak and Carnatic vocal. The first programme...

Jitendra Mishra’s co-production ‘Buried Seeds’ picked for 74th Venice Film Festival

Jitendra Mishra’s co-production film ‘Buried Seeds' – Vikas Khanna will be screened at the 74th Venice Film Festival. The film directed by Russian filmmaker Andrei Severny, celebrates the journey of Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna from a small town in...

Fine blend of pure form, innovation makes it an evening to remember

Bhubaneswar: The second evening of OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival at Rabindra Mandap here was a beautiful blend of traditional repertoire and innovative compositions, featuring eminent Bharatnatyam dancer Navia Natarajan and tabla maestro Ojas Adhiya. The first presentation by...

Pure dance, instrumental jugalbandi set stage for 5-day fest

Bhubaneswar: The 21st OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival that began here on Tuesday saw art connoisseurs thronging Rabindra Mandap, where the stage was set for a cultural extravaganza. The event was inaugurated by chief minister Naveen Patnaik, who paid...

Plays from India and Abroad add colour to Theatre Olympiad palette

Cuttack: The ongoing 25th edition of Theatre Olympiad, which began on September 1, has a lot to offer to theatre lovers of the twin cities. More than 100 cultural groups with 2,000 performing artistes from 20 states of India...
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Pakistan Bans Hafiz Saeed-Led Jamaat-ud-Dawa

In the wake of growing international pressure, Pakistan on Thursday banned 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamat-ud-Dawa and its charity wing Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation. The...