Zofeen Maqsood

Zofeen Maqsood Zofeen Maqsood is a lifestyle and entertainment journalist with over a decade of experience. She has written for some of biggest newspapers in the Indian subcontinent and for American publications. She loves to understand a new place through its unique art and culture and lives by the belief that - 'All's the world is a stage.' She is currently based in Chicago


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BWW Previews: THE LARGEST BUDDHIST FESTIVAL IN INDIA Aims To Create A World RecordBWW Previews: THE LARGEST BUDDHIST FESTIVAL IN INDIA Aims To Create A World Record
Posted: Jan. 31, 2018


BWW Previews: IN THE SCENIC BACKDROP OF OOTY Music, Art And Dance Takes CenterstageBWW Previews: IN THE SCENIC BACKDROP OF OOTY Music, Art And Dance Takes Centerstage
Posted: Jan. 29, 2018


BWW Feature: DISCUSSION ON BUSINESS OF NEW AGE INDIAN CINEMA at With Bollywood Director OnirBWW Feature: DISCUSSION ON BUSINESS OF NEW AGE INDIAN CINEMA at With Bollywood Director Onir
Posted: Jan. 31, 2018


BWW Review: ANNUAL GUJARATI SCREEN AND STAGE AWARDS at Held In MumbaiBWW Review: ANNUAL GUJARATI SCREEN AND STAGE AWARDS at Held In Mumbai
Posted: Feb. 19, 2018


BWW Previews: MAESTROS AMJAD ALI KHAN AND SHUBHA MUDGAL at Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya MahotsavBWW Previews: MAESTROS AMJAD ALI KHAN AND SHUBHA MUDGAL at Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav
Posted: Jan. 31, 2018


BWW Previews: Iconic?locations in Jaipur Come Alive with an Extraordinary ExhibitionBWW Previews: Iconic?locations in Jaipur Come Alive with an Extraordinary Exhibition
Posted: Jan. 30, 2018


BWW Review: WORLD SACRED SPIRIT FESTIVAL CONCLUDES IN JODHPURBWW Review: WORLD SACRED SPIRIT FESTIVAL CONCLUDES IN JODHPUR
Posted: Feb. 22, 2018


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BWW Interview: MALAYALAM ACTRESS ISHA TALWAR To Be Seen Opposite Saif Ali Khan in BollywoodBWW Interview: MALAYALAM ACTRESS ISHA TALWAR To Be Seen Opposite Saif Ali Khan in Bollywood
Posted: Dec. 30, 2017


BWW Previews: THE BLACK PRINCE  at The Top 10 UK Box OfficeBWW Previews: THE BLACK PRINCE at The Top 10 UK Box Office
Posted: Aug. 3, 2017


BWW Feature: GAYATHRI NAIR'S BHARATANATYAM ARANGETRAM at IIC, DELHIBWW Feature: GAYATHRI NAIR'S BHARATANATYAM ARANGETRAM at IIC, DELHI
Posted: Aug. 8, 2017


BWW Review: A.R. RAHMAN CAST HIS MUSICAL SPELL at a Concert In DelhiBWW Review: A.R. RAHMAN CAST HIS MUSICAL SPELL at a Concert In Delhi
Posted: Dec. 26, 2017


BWW Interview: MAANVI GAGROO  of The Class ActBWW Interview: MAANVI GAGROO of The Class Act
Posted: Sep. 18, 2017


BWW Previews: SAAT TERI EKVIS at NCPA EXPBWW Previews: SAAT TERI EKVIS at NCPA EXP
Posted: Jun. 6, 2017


BWW Review: THE SCHOOL BAG  at The View, Andheri, MumbaiBWW Review: THE SCHOOL BAG at The View, Andheri, Mumbai
Posted: Jun. 15, 2017


BWW Review: WORLD SACRED SPIRIT FESTIVAL CONCLUDES IN JODHPURBWW Review: WORLD SACRED SPIRIT FESTIVAL CONCLUDES IN JODHPUR
February 22, 2018

The festival that spanned fromFeb 15 - Feb 18, 2018 opened with a candlelight story tale of Pabuji Phad retold to the audience via 52 panwaras

BWW Previews: AERIAL SHOW  CELESTIAL CARILLON  To Light Up Delhi SkiesBWW Previews: AERIAL SHOW CELESTIAL CARILLON To Light Up Delhi Skies
February 20, 2018

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in the capital will witness a stunning display on February 24. An aerial performance called Celestial Carillon will be organized by the French performance company Transe Express.

BWW Review: ANNUAL GUJARATI SCREEN AND STAGE AWARDS at Held In MumbaiBWW Review: ANNUAL GUJARATI SCREEN AND STAGE AWARDS at Held In Mumbai
February 19, 2018

This year, 33 Gujarati films, 31 Mumbai dramas, 18 Gujarati dramas and 4 Television series were in competition. Spread across 48 different categories, the awards night saw the nomination of more than 350 artists and technicians.

BWW Previews: MIKA SINGH, SHARRY MANN bring bhangra and Punjabi tadka to The Swag FestBWW Previews: MIKA SINGH, SHARRY MANN bring bhangra and Punjabi tadka to The Swag Fest
February 19, 2018

Brought by Red FM Live, Swag Fest Reloaded with Mika is one of finest places to be if you are in mood for some serious foot tapping desi style.

BWW Previews: THEATRE OLYMPICS All Set To Take Place In IndiaBWW Previews: THEATRE OLYMPICS All Set To Take Place In India
February 14, 2018

For the very first time, India is all set to host the biggest theatre event. The 8th edition of Theatre Olympics will see participation from 30 countries and a varied series of performances will be spread across the country.

BWW Previews: CELEBRATING BHARATANATYAM,  Kuchupudi And Other Heritage Dance Forms in MumbaiBWW Previews: CELEBRATING BHARATANATYAM, Kuchupudi And Other Heritage Dance Forms in Mumbai
February 12, 2018

One of the oldest classical dance heritage from India, Bharatanatyam, today has got a global following. Not just in the East but many schools in the West too are now teaching the ancient dance forms from India as part of the Indian heritage studies.

BWW Previews: MAESTROS AMJAD ALI KHAN AND SHUBHA MUDGAL at Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya MahotsavBWW Previews: MAESTROS AMJAD ALI KHAN AND SHUBHA MUDGAL at Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav
January 31, 2018

At theSwami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav that washeld between January 11, 2018 to January 14 2018 at at Shankar Lal Hall, Modern School, Barakhamba Road in New Delhi the music legends delighted the senses of rapt listeners.

BWW Feature: DISCUSSION ON BUSINESS OF NEW AGE INDIAN CINEMA at With Bollywood Director OnirBWW Feature: DISCUSSION ON BUSINESS OF NEW AGE INDIAN CINEMA at With Bollywood Director Onir
January 31, 2018

The instituteis organizing thisco-branded event with SAREGAMA on "Business of New Age Indian Cinema" on 1stFebruary 2018 between 0700-0800 pm at its Campus Amphitheatre.

BWW Previews: THE LARGEST BUDDHIST FESTIVAL IN INDIA Aims To Create A World RecordBWW Previews: THE LARGEST BUDDHIST FESTIVAL IN INDIA Aims To Create A World Record
January 31, 2018

Over 1,000 monks and artists will participate in the festival and a greater number of participants from different countries will join the global online chant for world peace.

BWW Feature: TEN POETS FROM INDIA AND WALES  Are A Part Of An ExchangeBWW Feature: TEN POETS FROM INDIA AND WALES Are A Part Of An Exchange
January 30, 2018

Keeping in mind the philosophy of enriching our cultural spaces, poets from two continents are stringing together their creativity.

BWW Previews: Iconic locations in Jaipur Come Alive with an Extraordinary Exhibition
January 30, 2018

One of the gems of the 2018 edition is a show that will be staged in the UNESCO world heritage site, the Jantar Mantar.

BWW Previews: IN THE SCENIC BACKDROP OF OOTY Music, Art And Dance Takes CenterstageBWW Previews: IN THE SCENIC BACKDROP OF OOTY Music, Art And Dance Takes Centerstage
January 29, 2018

The GoMAD Festival taking place in Ooty is the perfect recipe to spend winters in bliss. The2-day festival showcasesan eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary performances crossing cultures and genres.

BWW Previews: A HOMAGE TO at USTAD ALLARAKHABWW Previews: A HOMAGE TO at USTAD ALLARAKHA
January 24, 2018

A Homage to Abbaji Ustad Allarakha began right from his 1st Barsi on February 3rd 2001, as a tribute to a great Master, a revered Guru and a doting Father.

BWW Interview: Background Music Director Zubin Balaporia Known for Bollywood Films such as Dev Talks About How Ustad Zakir Hussain Impacted himBWW Interview: Background Music Director Zubin Balaporia Known for Bollywood Films such as Dev Talks About How Ustad Zakir Hussain Impacted him
January 22, 2018

Zubin Balaporia has been the background music director for many landmark Bollywood films such as Dev, Honeymoon Travels, Lafangey Parindey

BWW Previews: AFTER THE SUCCESS OF BOLLYWOOD FILM 'OH MY GOD,'  Paresh Rawal's Another Play is being made Into A MovieBWW Previews: AFTER THE SUCCESS OF BOLLYWOOD FILM 'OH MY GOD,' Paresh Rawal's Another Play is being made Into A Movie
January 19, 2018

One of the actor's popular play is once again all set to turn another play into a movie. Dear Father, a family thriller, is to be made into a movie by Ashutosh Gowarikar.

BWW Previews: HOW GUJARATI THEATRE  Survived In IndiaBWW Previews: HOW GUJARATI THEATRE Survived In India
January 15, 2018

Having faced every conceivable threat and all the obstacles in the world, the tradition of theatre in Gujarati language has managed to emerge as a heroic and flamboyant survivor.

BWW Previews: ICONIC HINDI PLAY SIR SIR SARLA Now In GujaratiBWW Previews: ICONIC HINDI PLAY SIR SIR SARLA Now In Gujarati
January 8, 2018

Gujarati plays that have in fact laid the foundation of the flourishing theatre scene in India. So, the news that Makarand Deshpande's iconic Hindi play - Sir, Sir Sarla will now open in Gujarati is something that theatre lovers would look forward to.

BWW Review: RIGHT AWAY, A NEW SHORT FILM  Highlights The Truth Behind Online DatingBWW Review: RIGHT AWAY, A NEW SHORT FILM Highlights The Truth Behind Online Dating
January 1, 2018

A new short film tackles the dilemma faced by the new generation.

BWW Review: DELHI COMIC CON Saw A Huge TurnoutBWW Review: DELHI COMIC CON Saw A Huge Turnout
December 31, 2017

The biggest pop culture event of the year had famous international personalities like Dan Parent, Artist for Archie Comics; Ryan North, creator of popular webcomics series Dinosaur Comics and Sonny Liew, Multiple eisner award winning Artist and writer for The art of charlie chan hock chy took part in the sessions.

BWW Review: ANNE FRANK EXHIBITION at Shiv Nadar School NoidaBWW Review: ANNE FRANK EXHIBITION at Shiv Nadar School Noida
December 30, 2017

Anne Frank's Diary that was turned into a book, 'The Diary of a Young Girl', documents her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. The book has been adapted into several popular plays and films.



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