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Midas Investments Launches Media and Entertainment Fund for Film Content Midas Investments Launches Media and Entertainment Fund for Film Content
by BWW News Desk on August 19, 2017 in India

Singapore based Investment Banking and Advisory firm, Midas Investments Consulting Pte Ltd has launched a US$ 150 Million Midas Global Media Opportunities fund. The fund will invest in a diversified portfolio of Media and Entertainment related projects, assets and ventures such as Films (including mainstream / Indie films - Production and Distributions), Digital and Broadcast Content (including Short Films, Web Series, Television), Global Events (Entertainment, Social and Corporate), Talent Management and New Age Media technology firms. (more...)
BWW Review: TAMA SHOW at SANGEET NATAK ACADEMY BWW Review: TAMA SHOW at SANGEET NATAK ACADEMY
by Zofeen Maqsood on August 18, 2017 in India

The event held on April 17, in Delhi saw 35 different artists presenting 8 skills. The idea behind the evening remained to upgrade traditional folk, to make TAMA show a social enterprise and to make Delhi a UNESCO creative city.  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in India

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
BWW Review: APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH at Shri Ram Centre BWW Review: APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH at Shri Ram Centre
by Zofeen Maqsood on August 18, 2017 in India

From the hugely successful novel's beautiful Hindi translation to the theatrical execution of ideas and emotions, Kapur has managed to strike a balance in her new showcase (more...)
BWW Review: EK SHAAM SHAHEEDON KE NAAM at India Islamic Cultural Centre, Delhi BWW Review: EK SHAAM SHAHEEDON KE NAAM at India Islamic Cultural Centre, Delhi
by Zofeen Maqsood on August 11, 2017 in India

An evening of dance and music was celebrated in the capital on August 11. The aim of the cultural evening was  to remember and pay respect to the brave martyrs of the country.  (more...)
Dancer Geeta Chandran To Represent India In Major Culture Festivals In Sweden And Serbia Dancer Geeta Chandran To Represent India In Major Culture Festivals In Sweden And Serbia
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in India

On India's 70th independence day, renowned Bharatanatyam dancer (Padmashri) Geeta Chandran will perform at the Embassy of India for the NAMASTE STOCKHOLM event hosted by India Unlimited as part of India @70 celebrations in Sweden. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in India

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
BWW Feature: GAYATHRI NAIR'S BHARATANATYAM ARANGETRAM at IIC, DELHI BWW Feature: GAYATHRI NAIR'S BHARATANATYAM ARANGETRAM at IIC, DELHI
by Zofeen Maqsood on August 08, 2017 in India

During her first solo performance Nair will be doing the whole 'margam' of Bharatanatyam, which consists of Pushpanjali, Alaripu, Jatiswaram, Varnam, Padam, Sabdam and Tilllana. The intense performance means dancing for 2 hours straight. (more...)
BWW Feature: SISTERS: A Project Between National Theatre Wales And Junoon BWW Feature: SISTERS: A Project Between National Theatre Wales And Junoon
by Zofeen Maqsood on August 15, 2017 in India

5 artists from India and 5 from Wales are currently involved in the project to analyze pertinent questions on existence. (more...)
Terribly Tiny Tales Launches Experimental Video 'Unsaid' Terribly Tiny Tales Launches Experimental Video 'Unsaid'
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2017 in India

Terribly Tiny Tales launches, an experimental video today, Unsaid, featuring confessions by five real but faceless people about their friends. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 2017 in India

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
BWW Previews: THE BLACK PRINCE  at The Top 10 UK Box Office BWW Previews: THE BLACK PRINCE at The Top 10 UK Box Office
by Zofeen Maqsood on August 03, 2017 in India

THE BLACK PRINCE a story that traces the journey of an Indian prince from Punjab has made its mark by entering the coveted Top 10 UK Box Office chart. This feat makes the movie join other hits such as Dunkirk, Despicable Me 3, War for the Planet of the Apes and Spiderman - Homecoming. (more...)
Dancer Geeta Chandran Presents Arangetram of Disciple RHEA MAHAJAN Dancer Geeta Chandran Presents Arangetram of Disciple RHEA MAHAJAN
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2017 in India

Arangetram is an important occasion in the career of any Bharatanatyam dancer. After several years -- decades even -- of arduous training, when the Guru is confident that the disciple can sustain a solo performance, the Arangetram is announced. (more...)
BWW Previews: CHAKRAVYUH  at Andrews Auditorium, Bandra BWW Previews: CHAKRAVYUH at Andrews Auditorium, Bandra
by Zofeen Maqsood on August 02, 2017 in India

Presented by the India Coconut Theatre and The Films and Theatre Society the play is the gripping story of the thirteenth day of the great battle of Mahabharata (more...)
Dancer Geeta Chandran Presents Arangetram of Disciple RHEA MAHAJAN Dancer Geeta Chandran Presents Arangetram of Disciple RHEA MAHAJAN
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2017 in India

Rhea has been learning the classical dance form of Bharatanatyam as a disciple of (Padamshri) Guru Geeta Chandran, for the past 12 years. (more...)
BWW Interview: Viraf Sarkari of  Zangoora BWW Interview: Viraf Sarkari of Zangoora
by Zofeen Maqsood on July 27, 2017 in India

Viraf Sarkari, executive producer and director of a long running and the world's biggest Bollywood musical show Zangoora, hosted at Kingdom of Dreams chats with BWW on the future of live shows in India (more...)
Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City! Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 28, 2017 in India

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)
Dancer Geeta Chandran Receives NIRBHAYA PURUSKAR Dancer Geeta Chandran Receives NIRBHAYA PURUSKAR
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2017 in India

NIRBHAYA SAMAROH is an annual prestigious event hosted by the Honour for Women National Campaign to raise awareness on women's rights. The event is named after the 2012 Delhi gang rape victim and is presented as a tribute to all victims of Violence against Women. (more...)
BWW Previews: MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN at NCPA, Mumbai BWW Previews: MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN at NCPA, Mumbai
by Zofeen Maqsood on July 25, 2017 in India

Mother Courage and Her Children is a biting satirical play that talks about the concerns that we all may be facing in today's world. It talks about survival, entrepreneurship and the absurdity of war (more...)
Telmondis' New Opera, Dance and Circus Performances to Be Streamed on Cennarium Telmondis' New Opera, Dance and Circus Performances to Be Streamed on Cennarium
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in India

Cennarium, one of the largest streaming services for the performing arts, has signed a distribution deal with Telmondis, one of France's major audiovisual producers of upscale live performances, to make a variety of performing arts content available to audiences through the streaming service. (more...)
BWW Previews: MusiCom at Nazrul Manch, Kolkata BWW Previews: MusiCom at Nazrul Manch, Kolkata
by Zofeen Maqsood on July 24, 2017 in India

Bringing together music and comedy with these two immensely popular bands Indian Ocean and Aisi Taisi Democracy performing live across 6 cities, this should be a space to watch out for.  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 2017 in India

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)
Yoga and Ayurveda Teacher Training Course in Kerala in January Yoga and Ayurveda Teacher Training Course in Kerala in January
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in India

This beginning of the New Year, there would be much more to see in Yoga as Akshi Yogashala is coming up with its Yoga and Ayurvedic Teacher Training Program in January 2018. (more...)
UTSAV of Delhi Presents Annual Mega Exhibition UTSAV of Delhi Presents Annual Mega Exhibition
by BWW News Desk on July 19, 2017 in India

UTSAV of DELHI presents its annual mega exhibition of SAREES, FABRICS and DUPATTAS at the Aga Khan Hall, 6 Bhagwan Das Road, New Delhi-110001. The show will open on Monday, 24 July, and continue until Thursday, 27 July. Daily, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (more...)
BWW Previews: ANSH DARSHAK FESTIVAL  in Mumbai BWW Previews: ANSH DARSHAK FESTIVAL in Mumbai
by Zofeen Maqsood on July 19, 2017 in India

A unique festival showcasing six different genres of performances will be taking place in Mumbai. (more...)