In four years, Rekhta has become the largest online repository for Urdu poetry and literature in the world, says Veenu Sandhu.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The lawns of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in Delhi were choc-a-bloc over three days last February. There were men and women, young and old, in silks and pashminas. There were students in ripped jeans and loafers. And, there were children. They were here for Jashn-e-Rekhta that had drawn in poets, artistes, ... Rediff.com, 5 days ago
Singers Guru Randhawa and Fazilpuria, among others, will lend a musical vibe to Ambience Carnival, a terrace food festival with live music to be held here from Friday to Sunday.Tatava K, Nina Shah and Malika Haydon, Hari and Sukhmani will be among the other ...Prokerala, 6 days ago
'During the recording of Umrao Jaan, Asha Bhosle started feeling uneasy.' 'She asked if she could sing in her own scale. She said she couldn't sing in that low pitch.' 'The whole studio was tensed because everyone knew that there were differences between Ashaji and Khayyamsaab. The differences were so much that she may stage a walkout.' Veteran music composer Khayyam revisits Umrao Jaan. Even at 91, music composer Khayyam refuses to retire. On his birthday on February 18, he released ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Yudhishtira invokes Goddess Durga for help and blessings to help the Pandavas tide over the difficult thirteenth year of their exile when they have to live incognito. He prays with deep faith and the Goddess promises help and protection to the Pandavas.The Hindu, 1 month ago
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