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Rangoon's Kangana-Shahid romance: Love blooms against harsh backdrops for Bhardwaj
Bollywood

Rangoon's Kangana-Shahid romance: Love blooms against harsh backdrops for Bhardwaj

In Rangoon, as in his previous films, director Vishal Bhardwaj explores the therapeutic yet dark shades of love

William Shakespeare's Henry VI co-written by Christopher Marlowe, reveals 'big data' analysis
Entertainment

William Shakespeare's Henry VI co-written by Christopher Marlowe, reveals 'big data' analysis

Shakespeare's reputed rival Christopher Marlowe is credited as co-writer in the Henry VI trilogy of plays while playwright Thomas Middleton is credited as an adapter for All's Well That Ends Well.

Many phrases credited to Shakespeare are not coined by him, claims academic
World

Many phrases credited to Shakespeare are not coined by him, claims academic

An Australian expert on Shakespeare claims the bard did not invent many of the words and phrases attributed to him, saying the anomaly is due to the Oxford English Dictionary "bias" towards "famous" literary examples.

Veeram first look: Kunal Kapoor to play role of Kerala warrior in this tri-lingual film
Entertainment

Veeram first look: Kunal Kapoor to play role of Kerala warrior in this tri-lingual film

The first look of Kunal Kapoor's upcoming period drama Veeram A Tragedy of Ambition has been released.

Can’t imagine my life without Shakespeare: Sir Ian McKellen in conversation with Firstpost
Entertainment

Can’t imagine my life without Shakespeare: Sir Ian McKellen in conversation with Firstpost

Sir ian McKellen spoke to Firstpost on the influence of Shakespeare on his life.

What's in a shape? Archaeologists uncover surprise at Shakespeare's Curtain theatre
World

What's in a shape? Archaeologists uncover surprise at Shakespeare's Curtain theatre

The Curtain's remains were uncovered in 2011 on a site earmarked for development in Shoreditch, on the edge of London's financial district.

Google doodle marks Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary
News & Analysis

Google doodle marks Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary

Search engine giant Google paid homage on Friday to William Shakespeare with a doodle to mark his 400th death anniversary.

Six-month online festival to mark Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary to begin from Saturday
Life

Six-month online festival to mark Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary to begin from Saturday

Marking the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare, a six-month online festival on the Bard of Avon will be presented by performers from UK.

London, New York and now Delhi: Madame Tussauds to open wax museum in the capital
India

London, New York and now Delhi: Madame Tussauds to open wax museum in the capital

Madame Tussauds, the world famous wax museum, will open its new venture in New Delhi for Bollywood stars as part of the India-UK Year of Culture in 2017, it was officially announced in London coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visit to the UK.

Shakespeare on a high? Study suggests the playwright might have been high while writing
World

Shakespeare on a high? Study suggests the playwright might have been high while writing

Using state-of-the-art forensic technology, South African scientists have discovered that 400-year-old tobacco pipes of William Shakespeare contained cannabis.

Macbeth trailer: Fassbender, Cottilard bring out the grimness of the Shakespearean tragedy
Entertainment

Macbeth trailer: Fassbender, Cottilard bring out the grimness of the Shakespearean tragedy

The trailer of the highly-awaited film <em>Macbeth</em> was finally out, showing Michael Fassbender and Marion Cottilard portray the dark and twisted characters.

Photos: PM Modi joins Shakespeare, Captain America in bizarre figurine tradition
World

Photos: PM Modi joins Shakespeare, Captain America in bizarre figurine tradition

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has joined league of politicians and celebrities who have been made into Caganers. Here are a few photos.

Stratford-upon-Avon turns back time for Shakespeare's 450th birthday
World

Stratford-upon-Avon turns back time for Shakespeare's 450th birthday

William Shakespeare's plays are to be performed in mid-air as Britain celebrates the 450th anniversary of his birth this week, and his birthday is traditionally observed on April 23. The anniversary is being marked with attempts to bring the legendary bard to fresh audiences and capitalise on one of Britain's best cultural exports. The Reduced Shakespeare Company comic troupe was to attempt to set a world record on Wednesday by performing a one-hour version of his complete works at 11,300 metres.

The Sonnet Project app brings Shakespeare's work to life
Tech

The Sonnet Project app brings Shakespeare's work to life

A new app launched on Monday aims to bring William Shakespeare's sonnets to the masses with the help of short films starring stage actors performing them in front of New York landmarks.

The Sonnet Project app brings Shakespeare's work to life
News & Analysis

The Sonnet Project app brings Shakespeare's work to life

A new app launched on Monday aims to bring William Shakespeare's sonnets to the masses with the help of short films starring stage actors performing them in front of New York landmarks.

Remains of Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre found
Travel

Remains of Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre found

Archaeologists say they have discovered the remains of an Elizabethan theater where some of William Shakespeare's plays were first performed.