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A Suitable Boy review: Mira Nair's marriage of the personal and the political is a patchy road to mild fulfilment
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A Suitable Boy review: Mira Nair's marriage of the personal and the political is a patchy road to mild fulfilment

Vikram Seth's 1993 book was both evocative and transportive. But Mira Nair's BBC adaptation gets only half the job done.

On Pandit Ravi Shankar's 100th birth anniversary, his wife Sukanya remembers a 'peerless musician, charming man'
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On Pandit Ravi Shankar's 100th birth anniversary, his wife Sukanya remembers a 'peerless musician, charming man'

“I want the world to remember him just as he was,” Sukanya Shankar said of her husband, he late sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar. “A devoted and dedicated musician, who lived and breathed music until the very end."

Anoushka Shankar on seeking authenticity, vulnerability and imperfection as an artist, and being inspired by #MeToo
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Anoushka Shankar on seeking authenticity, vulnerability and imperfection as an artist, and being inspired by #MeToo

Twenty-five years ago, Anoushka Shankar stepped on a stage for the first time at Siri Fort in New Delhi when she was just 13. It was part of her father Pandit Ravi Shankar's 75th birthday celebration. Now, in the year she will celebrate the late sitar legend's 100th birth anniversary, she is gearing up to return with a concert at the same venue, on 14 February 2020.

Aatish Taseer OCI row: 260-plus signatories including Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh urge India to review cancellation of citizenship
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Aatish Taseer OCI row: 260-plus signatories including Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh urge India to review cancellation of citizenship

According to multiple reports, more than 260 writers, journalists, artists and activists, in a written statement released by PEN America have urged the government to review its decision to revoke writer and journalist Aatish Taseer’s OIC

Anoushka Shankar has shared her gynaecological CV with Twitterverse. Here's why we love it
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Anoushka Shankar has shared her gynaecological CV with Twitterverse. Here's why we love it

Anoushka Shankar tweet is a big step towards normalizing the conversation around women’s reproductive health in India and across the world.

Anoushka Shankar gives live score for restored Indian silent film Shiraz: A Romance of India
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Anoushka Shankar gives live score for restored Indian silent film Shiraz: A Romance of India

Restored Indian silent film Shiraz: A Romance of India has been given a live score by sitar player Anoushka Shankar.

Anoushka Shankar on her musical journey and composing for a film for the first time
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Anoushka Shankar on her musical journey and composing for a film for the first time

Anoushka Shankar talks about the experience of being the youngest person and first woman to be nominated for a Grammy in the World Music category

Restored Indian film ‘Shiraz: A Romance of India’ to be screened for the first time since 1928
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Restored Indian film ‘Shiraz: A Romance of India’ to be screened for the first time since 1928

"Shiraz: A Romance of India" is being screened at the British Film Institute's London Film Festival, for the first time since its release in 1928, following months of restoration.

Grammys 2017: Indian tabla player Sandeep Das wins; Anoushka Shankar loses in the same category
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Grammys 2017: Indian tabla player Sandeep Das wins; Anoushka Shankar loses in the same category

Indian tabla player Sandeep Das is a part of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble ‘Sing Me Home’ that has won the Grammy in ‘World Music’ category.

As 2016 comes to an end, a look back at the bizarre developments from the year
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As 2016 comes to an end, a look back at the bizarre developments from the year

Love trumps hate: This is what I was told as the bizarre year that was 2016 unfolded around us

Grammy nominations 2017: Anoushka Shankar earns a nod for her album Land of Gold
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Grammy nominations 2017: Anoushka Shankar earns a nod for her album Land of Gold

Sitarist Anoushka Shankar was nominated for a Grammy Award for her album inspired by the global refugee crisis.

Grammy Awards 2016: Anoushka Shankar loses at World Music category for 'Home'
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Grammy Awards 2016: Anoushka Shankar loses at World Music category for 'Home'

Anoushka Shankar once again lost in the World Music category at the 58th Grammy awards

Land of Gold: Anoushka Shankar's new album to release on April 1
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Land of Gold: Anoushka Shankar's new album to release on April 1

Anoushka Shankar has also been nominated at this year's 58th Annual Grammy Awards for her album Home

Star sitar: In conversation with Anoushka Shankar
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Star sitar: In conversation with Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka, who has gathered a fifth Grammy nomination for her album Home, spoke to Firstpost a day before she began her India tour.

Spotted: Sonakshi, Anoushka Shankar and Sunny Leone at GiMA awards
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Spotted: Sonakshi, Anoushka Shankar and Sunny Leone at GiMA awards

Global Indian Music Academy Awards (GiMA) was a star-studded affair with Anoushka Sankar, Sonakshi Sinha and Sunny Leone walking down the red carpet. Here are some of the images of the event.

Photos: Queer community's day of rage over SC verdict on Section 377
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Photos: Queer community's day of rage over SC verdict on Section 377

Hundreds participated in protest rallies held around the country to protest against the Supreme Court's decision to make homosexuality illegal again.

Not surprised with dad's Grammy nomination again: Anoushka
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Not surprised with dad's Grammy nomination again: Anoushka

Anoushka Shankar, daughter of legendary sitarist Pandit Ravi Shankar, says she is not at all surprised that her father's album 'The Living Room Sessions Part 2' has received a posthumous nomination at 56th Grammy Awards.

Ravi Shankar wins Grammy for best world music album
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Ravi Shankar wins Grammy for best world music album

The late Pandit Ravi Shankar has won one last Grammy. The sitar virtuoso, ambassador of Indian music and friend of The Beatles, who died in December at 92, won best world music album for The Living Room Sessions Part 1.

Anoushka Shankar, Norah Jones accept Ravi Shankar's posthumous Lifetime Grammy
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Anoushka Shankar, Norah Jones accept Ravi Shankar's posthumous Lifetime Grammy

Sixty days after his demise, sitar legend Pandit Ravi Shankar was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Grammy award, which was jointly accepted by his musically gifted daughters Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones.

Images: Norah Jones, Anoushka Shankar and others at Ravi Shankar memorial
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Images: Norah Jones, Anoushka Shankar and others at Ravi Shankar memorial

Hundreds of friends and family have paid tribute to sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar at a public memorial service near his southern California home. Here are a few images.