Monthly Archives: August 2021

Onam festival celebrates Indian culture – Bundaberg Now

The Onam Festival was celebrated on Saturday at the Civic Center in Bundaberg. The Civic Center has been transformed into a celebration of culture, color, food, and weekend fun with over 300 people attending the annual Onam Festival. Hosted by the Bundaberg Indian Malayan Association, the event is a celebration …

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Here are the Top 8 movies from South India you can’t miss in 2021

South Indian cinema has been hit hard by the ongoing pandemic over the past two weeks, with digital releases and movies not doing well at the box office. However, this year 2021 has been lined up with a bunch of promising and highly recommended films to watch, from “Malik” and …

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Section on Indian culture removed from government website, culture ministry says portal not owned or operated by: The Tribune India

New Delhi, August 24 A section on Indian culture was completely removed from a government website on Tuesday, a day after a paragraph describing the Mughal Empire as one of the greatest of all time was removed when complaints labeling the Union Culture Ministry have been raised on social networks. …

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Academics criticize panel on “Indian culture”

A central government committee set up last week to define Indian culture has come under fire on many fronts. Prahlad Patel, Minister of Culture, announced the creation of a 16-member committee to study the origin and evolution of Indian culture over 12,000 years. There are no women on the committee, …

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Bollywood Newsreel: The History of Indian Films, From Black & White Masterpieces To The OTT Boom

It was not the right time to get into the cinema. A few years after Krishan Mohan, the patriarch of the Delhi-based Bijli family, bought Priya Cinema in 1978, the VHS boom engulfed the country. Thanks to the liberal import policies of the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the …

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Patel remembers Savarkar, emphasizes preservation of ancient Indian culture, Hindu dharma and democracy

Speaking on Saturday on the eve of the 75th anniversary of independence in Godhra, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel stressed that Indians must keep alive “the ancient Indian culture, our Hindu dharma and our Indian democracy”, while evoking the ideologue of the Hindutva Vinayak Savarkar. “Many have been martyred in …

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Why Indian Movies Use So Little Classical Music

Popular Indian cinema is unimaginable without music, especially songs, and music borrows – or borrows – heavily from classical tradition, which is one of the most treasured pieces of Indian heritage. However, why Indian cinema did not draw much inspiration from hard-core classical music remains a mystery. If one remembers …

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Not in Hindi, but seven South Indian movies that will ignite the fire of patriotism in you

Since people have already been colored tricolors on this Independence Day, here we are going to evoke a sense of patriotism in you – via movies. While you should expect a list of Bollywood movies, instead we thought about bringing a list of South Indian movies that serve the same …

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10 fun animated films that impart knowledge about Indian culture and mythology

The visual medium is extremely powerful. We learn from what we see, so it’s important to make sure the little ones are watching meaningful content. And mythological dramas are a way to illuminate the rich Indian culture and traditions. Animated films do a great job of providing such content in …

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Free Indian Censors Movies – The Diplomat

Advertising Before moving from a production studio to the hearts and minds of a billion moviegoers, Indian films must first take a detour and stop at an office tower in Mumbai. This large, sickly pale building, covered on the sides with strips of blue glass, houses the Central Board of …

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If South Indian culture was accepted in Family Man, why not North East? asks the actor from Manipuri

‘Mary Kom’ director Omung Kumar has once again defended himself against renewed criticism from his cast of Priyanka Chopra in the title role. Amitabh played Anthony without being a Christian, the director reasoned Lin Laishram, model and actor from Manipur, has rekindled the debate over inclusivity in Bollywood and why …

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Photos: 6 Mexican dishes that are lip-smacking and look like Indian dishes

Indians don’t have a problem in Mexico because their dishes are very similar to Indian cuisine. Just like Indians, Mexicans also love their food that is spicy and full of flavor. Read more Updated Aug 07, 2021 12:52 IST 7 photos / Indians love their rotis while Mexicans cannot live …

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Indian songs that celebrate a billion views, don’t miss … –

Are you bored, sad, heartbroken? Or happy? Or even you don’t know… .. Choose your mobile and your headphones to listen to your favorite songs according to your mood. Yes! Listening to music is one of the best options for feeling good in a bad mood or it can increase …

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Indian culture at ‘Raga at the REACH’

Courtesy of Chitra Subramanian (Facebook) The Kennedy Center is hosting a free 3-day festival to celebrate Indian music, arts and dance. Have you always dreamed of learning to dance like a Bollywood starlet? Does a morning of meditation seem like happiness to you? “Raga on the REACH” combines all of …

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