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 Interview: Kathak instills Discipline And Creativity in Young Kids --  Avantika Bahuguna KukretiBWW Interview: Kathak instills Discipline And Creativity in Young Kids -- Avantika Bahuguna Kukreti
Posted: Jun. 23, 2018


BWW Interview: Dancer ARUNAS MOZURAITIS On His Maiden India Visit And The Vibrant Culture Of DanceBWW Interview: Dancer ARUNAS MOZURAITIS On His Maiden India Visit And The Vibrant Culture Of Dance
Posted: Jun. 29, 2018


BWW Interview: MAURAYA SHARMA On His Play - The Two Headed LoreBWW Interview: MAURAYA SHARMA On His Play - The Two Headed Lore
Posted: Jul. 2, 2018


BWW Interview: NOBEL PEACE PRIZE RECIPIENT Kailash Satyarthi on Bajao For A Cause Campaign With Red FMBWW Interview: NOBEL PEACE PRIZE RECIPIENT Kailash Satyarthi on Bajao For A Cause Campaign With Red FM
Posted: Jun. 21, 2018


BWW Interview:  'I WOULD LOVE TO LEARN BHARATNATYAM IN INDIA' - Artist Irene From NetherlandsBWW Interview: 'I WOULD LOVE TO LEARN BHARATNATYAM IN INDIA' - Artist Irene From Netherlands
Posted: Jun. 25, 2018


BWW Feature: VODAFONE LAUNCHES Campaign To Help You Win Tickets To Broadway Show AladdinBWW Feature: VODAFONE LAUNCHES Campaign To Help You Win Tickets To Broadway Show Aladdin
Posted: Jul. 2, 2018


BWW Interview: FILMAKER OJASWWEE SHARMA On His Latest Short Film ZubaanBWW Interview: FILMAKER OJASWWEE SHARMA On His Latest Short Film Zubaan
Posted: Jul. 11, 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 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 Feature: GAYATHRI NAIR'S BHARATANATYAM ARANGETRAM at IIC, DELHIBWW Feature: GAYATHRI NAIR'S BHARATANATYAM ARANGETRAM at IIC, DELHI
Posted: Aug. 8, 2017


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


BWW Previews: PRITHVI THEATRE FESTIVAL 2017  at Prithvi TheatreBWW Previews: PRITHVI THEATRE FESTIVAL 2017 at Prithvi Theatre
Posted: Oct. 26, 2017


BWW Previews: CHICAGO SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVALBWW Previews: CHICAGO SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL
Posted: Sep. 27, 2017


BWW Interview: FILMAKER OJASWWEE SHARMA On His Latest Short Film ZubaanBWW Interview: FILMAKER OJASWWEE SHARMA On His Latest Short Film Zubaan
July 11, 2018

Zubaan was recently shown at theVancouver International South Asian Film Festival,Sikh Arts & Film Festival 2017 (California) andEchoFilmFestivals BRICS EFF BRICS The Russian Federation (Moscow).

BWW Previews: META AWARD WINNING MALAYALAM PLAY NONA COMES TO MUMBAIBWW Previews: META AWARD WINNING MALAYALAM PLAY NONA COMES TO MUMBAI
July 10, 2018

The play is a collective projectwith non-professional actorsset against the backdrop of social stratification and pseudo-nationalism impacting Indian society today.

BWW Previews: SIMEON - AN INDO-EUROPEAN Performance From Netherlands Coming To MumbaiBWW Previews: SIMEON - AN INDO-EUROPEAN Performance From Netherlands Coming To Mumbai
July 2, 2018

Holt's music has inspired a generation of young makers to think and make connections between music and other artistic responses. Traversing on a similar philosophy as Holt, this choreographic symphony juxtaposes Indian classical form of Bharatanatyam

BWW Interview: MAURAYA SHARMA On His Play - The Two Headed LoreBWW Interview: MAURAYA SHARMA On His Play - The Two Headed Lore
July 2, 2018

The piece was conceptualized by 14 year old, Mauraya Sharma in his quest to find answers to questions around his own identity in a society with fixed, often oppressive gender norms. What makes this performance special is the cast of a mixed age group and their personal takes/ re-takes on stories that have been passed on through generations for hundreds of years.

BWW Feature: VODAFONE LAUNCHES Campaign To Help You Win Tickets To Broadway Show AladdinBWW Feature: VODAFONE LAUNCHES Campaign To Help You Win Tickets To Broadway Show Aladdin
July 2, 2018

The story of 'Aladdin' has been re-imagined and developed by Indian talent to make it locally relevant, without losing the original essence of the Broadway show

BWW Interview:  FRENCH MUSIC COMPOSER Titi Robin On His Love For Indian MusicBWW Interview: FRENCH MUSIC COMPOSER Titi Robin On His Love For Indian Music
July 2, 2018

Back in the 70's that I began listening to Pandit Ravi Shankar. During the 70's in France, Indian classical music was a rage and many people were fascinated by Pandit Ravi Shankar's music -- Titi Robin

BWW Interview: Dancer ARUNAS MOZURAITIS On His Maiden India Visit And The Vibrant Culture Of DanceBWW Interview: Dancer ARUNAS MOZURAITIS On His Maiden India Visit And The Vibrant Culture Of Dance
June 29, 2018

Arunas Mozuraitis has performed in Sweden, Slovakia, United Kingdom and Norway. He trained from Clara Bajado, Frankie J, Martin Ferretti to name a few

BWW Interview:  'I WOULD LOVE TO LEARN BHARATNATYAM IN INDIA' - Artist Irene From NetherlandsBWW Interview: 'I WOULD LOVE TO LEARN BHARATNATYAM IN INDIA' - Artist Irene From Netherlands
June 25, 2018

Irenehas studied dance professionally at Codarts Rotterdam and Theater School Amsterdam and the International Training Program of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. She has been teaching ballet and contemporary for 10 years all around the world

BWW Interview: Kathak instills Discipline And Creativity in Young Kids --  Avantika Bahuguna KukretiBWW Interview: Kathak instills Discipline And Creativity in Young Kids -- Avantika Bahuguna Kukreti
June 23, 2018

Meet Avantika Bahuguna, a talentedKathak performer who finds time for her passion even while managing a highly demanding corporate job. Bahuguna who works asHead of branded content at Momspresso, India's leading website for mums, is determined to promote the art form.

BWW Feature: Book Tickets for the KING And I Show At London West End From IndiaBWW Feature: Book Tickets for the KING And I Show At London West End From India
June 22, 2018

BookMyShow, one of India's leading entertainment portals have recently announced its entry into ticketing for events abroad.

BWW Interview: NOBEL PEACE PRIZE RECIPIENT Kailash Satyarthi on Bajao For A Cause Campaign With Red FMBWW Interview: NOBEL PEACE PRIZE RECIPIENT Kailash Satyarthi on Bajao For A Cause Campaign With Red FM
June 21, 2018

Kailash Satyarthi is known for his activism centered around children. The Nobel Peace prize recipient and founder of Bachpan Bachao Andolan, has collaborated with Radio channel RED FM to launch an year long campaign for safe childhood in India.

BWW Interview: SHERNAZ PATEL, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, Aadyam On The Season 4 CampaignBWW Interview: SHERNAZ PATEL, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, Aadyam On The Season 4 Campaign
June 18, 2018

Aadyam Season 4's 'Going Alive' campaign invites them to forsake their 'live streaming' screens and experience the only storytelling form that literally lives and breathes right in front of the audience.

BWW Feature: RANVIR SHOREY STARRER HALKAA Wins Grand Prix For Best Film At The Kinolub Festival, PolandBWW Feature: RANVIR SHOREY STARRER HALKAA Wins Grand Prix For Best Film At The Kinolub Festival, Poland
June 12, 2018

After winning the Grand Prix De Montreal at the 21st Montreal International Children's Film Festival where it had its World Premiere, this is the second Grand Prix that the film has received

BWW Interview: Sarangi Player Murad Ali Of Rebel Diwana Talks About Fusion MusicBWW Interview: Sarangi Player Murad Ali Of Rebel Diwana Talks About Fusion Music
June 5, 2018

Murad Ali has accompanied the biggest music maestros from Ustad Zakir Husain to Girija Devi.

BWW Review: SHAHNAZ HUSAIN ATTENDS ARTIST Jatin Das' Pankha ExhibitBWW Review: SHAHNAZ HUSAIN ATTENDS ARTIST Jatin Das' Pankha Exhibit
June 5, 2018

Documentaries, guided tours and fan-making workshops will also be a part ofthe month-long exhibition at IGNCA, Delhi

BWW Previews: JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM To Release In India, Weeks Before US ReleaseBWW Previews: JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM To Release In India, Weeks Before US Release
June 5, 2018

The prequel of the film, Jurassic World which released in 2015 made box-office collection of Rs. 147 crore in India and ranked among the top five Hollywood films in India.

BWW Interview:  BOLLYWOOD SINGER NEHA PANDEY Talks About Her New Track Allah WaariyanBWW Interview: BOLLYWOOD SINGER NEHA PANDEY Talks About Her New Track Allah Waariyan
May 31, 2018

Neha Pandey talks to BWW about her music, Sufi influences and Bollywood.

BWW Interview: PAVITHRA CHARI AND ANINDO BOSE Of Shadow And Light Talk About Their US TourBWW Interview: PAVITHRA CHARI AND ANINDO BOSE Of Shadow And Light Talk About Their US Tour
May 30, 2018

Musicians Anindo Bose and Pavithra Chari, who together form a contemporary classical musical duo Shadow and Light, are lending a new approach to Indian classical music as we know it

BWW Review: AWARD WINNING PLAY ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM is Going Strong After Completing 50 ShowsBWW Review: AWARD WINNING PLAY ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM is Going Strong After Completing 50 Shows
May 30, 2018

Winner of 3 Meta Awards and part of the official India@UK2017 showcase at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 'Elephant in the Room' is a quirky, poignant coming of age story

BWW Interview: Santoor Player RAHUL SHARMA on playing with Kenny GBWW Interview: Santoor Player RAHUL SHARMA on playing with Kenny G
May 30, 2018

Rahul has brought santoor to the world stage and has collaborated with Kenny G and also with Grammy winning electronica group, Deep Forest.



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