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Australia National Gallery Displays Ramayana in Pahari Paintings

National Gallery of Australia (NGA) in Canberra is showcasing “The story of Rama” through 101 Pahari (Hill) miniature paintings completed between 17th-19th centuries, till August 23, said reports. The depiction reads: “A tale of love, loyalty, betrayal and the victory of good over evil, the Ramayana is one of the world’s great epics. The story of Rama: Indian miniatures from ...

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Remembering Bollywood ‘Bad Girls’ From Nadia to Sridevi

Remember Sridevi in a tight leather suit, carrying a hunter in her hand in “Himmatwala”? Or the fearless actress and stunt woman Nadia in “Hunterwali”? An exhibition of film memorabilia in the capital is celebrating the immortal era of these screen seductresses, vamps and anti-heroines. Around 30 posters of several Bollywood films that go back to 1945 are mounted in ...

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INTERVIEW: Smithsonian to showcase Indian American history of last 2 centuries

By Deepak Chitnis WASHINGTON, DC: Starting this Fall, the historic Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC will unveil a brand-new exhibition in its Museum of Natural History that focuses exclusively on the history and culture of Indian immigrants in the United States. The  exhibition, “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation,” which has been in the works since 2007, will be ...

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