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Dum Maro Dum: Thrills, Spills and Superb Acting…until the final quarter

Immaculate beaches, resplendent sunsets, a multi-hued history, never-ending parties, salacious sexual liaisons, drugs, celebrities and even murderous sensibilities; Goa has, for decades, been the ultimate destination for the senses. And now this sometimes dangerous, often intriguing and eternally idyllic piece of Indian heaven has become the setting for Rohan Sippy’s …

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Raghu Dixit leaves The Southbank mesmerized

There was a sense of destiny at the slightly morose Queen Elizabeth Hall on Southbank 15th April as hundreds of people gathered to welcome back what will undoubtedly be remembered as the highlight of this year’s Alchemy Festival. Having vowed audiences with a mesmerizing 4-minute showcase last November on the …

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Kali Theatre rustles up familiar feuds in “Behna”

 It is Ladies Sangeet Night in the Cheema household. The guests are dancing to Bhangra and Bollywood tunes. In the kitchen elder sister, Daljit is slaving over a hot stove, while her younger sibling Simran flirts outrageously with Jagjit – her brother-in-law. Meanwhile, Mum and Masi Ji (maternal aunt), entertain …

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