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Vijay fans throng UAE theatres to watch Tamil thriller Bairavaa

Vijay fans across the UAE are flocking theatres in huge numbers to watch the 60th movie of Ilaya Thalapati. Bairavaa has been running successfully for a week with much fanfare in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman and Abu Dhabhi. The movie is welcomed with whistle blows, drum beats, applause, selfie sessions and other mayhem created largely by …

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Shah Rukh Khan is coming to Dubai this month

Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan will be visiting Dubai to promote his latest film Raees. He will be making an appearance at the Bollywood Parks on January 21, 2017 from 2:00pm to 5:00 pm. The visitors to the venue will also get an opportunity to get their pictures clicked with the superstar. Set against the …

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‘Sandhya Chhaya’ staged in Dubai focuses on family bonds

Sandhya Chhaya, a Hindi play, staged in Dubai made us wonder if individual ambition and family love can live together in one space It’s an old tale, rather a dark, depressing one. The tale of old parents left behind in an empty home, for the children have flown away to a land with greener grass. …

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The Wadali Brothers will appear in the UAE for the first time

A feast of Indian classical music maestros are to visit the UAE this year with the welcome return of a long-running concert series. Wadali Brothers, Jasraj, Ajoy Chakrabarty and Shubha Mudgal will all perform at Dubai’s Ductac throughout 2017, as part of the new Emirates NBD Classics season. After steadily diversifying into increasingly global sounds …

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Zakir Hussain brings Nirvana to Dubai!

These guys are a big deal in the classical music world. So, if you’re a fan of Indian fusion music or if you want to develop your musical tastes this is a rare chance to see these legends live on the stage together. The Grammy Award winning tabla maestro Zakir Hussain will be in Dubai …

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Indian play ‘Sandhya Chhaya’ returns to Dubai

After an appreciated run at The Great Indian Theatre Show in October last year, Hindi play Sandhya Chhaya will be staged again at the Indian Consulate in Dubai on January 14. Directed by UAE-based Arif Bhaldar (who also plays the narrator Fakeer), the play, written by eminent Marathi writer Jaywant Dalvi, is the story of …

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Bollywood Movies to watch out for in January 2017

January 2017 promises to give audiences a richer collection of movies releasing in the UAE OK Jaanu Shaad Ali, as we all know by now, is at his best while remaking his mentor Mani Ratnam’s films. Remember Saathiya? So let’s see what Ali has done to Ratnam’s Tamil film O Kadhal Kanmani. In the teasers, …

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Hrithik Roshan, Sussanne Khan holiday with sons in Dubai

Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne Khan’s divorce came as a bolt from the blue for their fans. Considered one of the strongest marriages in Bollywood, the two called it quits two years ago. However, the two have stayed friends and their latest pictures of a family vacation from Dubai are a proof of that. Hrithik and …

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Dangal international box office collection: Aamir Khan’s film flies high in UAE

A day before Dangal releases in India, the film has already started flying high in US and Canada and earned as much as $ 325,096 [Rs. 2.21 cr]. It sure is a sign of hope for many Indians who are looking forward to seeing Mr. Perfectionist deliver yet another promising film. The Bollywood superstar delivers …

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Filmmaker to direct fest

SHARJAH: The veteran Indian film-maker widely acclaimed as the “Father of Alternative Cinema”, Shyam Benegal, was honoured to be the Festival Director of the 3rd Edition of the All Lights India International Film Festival (ALIIFF). ALIIFF is the brainchild of Sharjah-based engineer businessman and filmmaker, CEO of Aries Group of Companies, Sohan Roy, who instituted …