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Vishwa Bharati, a radical education experiment by Tagore: Mukherjee
Shantineketan (West Bengal), Dec.7 : President Pranab Mukherjee attended the 48th Convocation of Vishwa Bharati University here on Saturday.
Incorporate natural education in teaching: President
Shantiniketan (West Bengal), Dec 7 : Describing Rabindranath Tagore founded Visva Bharati University as an "unique institution", President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday stressed on the need for incorporating "natural education" in modern teaching.
Soha Ali Khan to be in Delhi for mother's birthday
Mumbai, Dec 7 : Actress Soha Ali Khan, who is in the midst of shooting and promoting her new film "Mr. Joe B Carvalho", will fly down to Delhi to be with her mother Sharmila Tagore as she turns 69 Sunday.
Sharmila Tagore delivers Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture
By Shoma A. Chatterji : Kolkata, Nov 16 : Sharmila Tagore is a legend in her lifetime. She made her debut at the age of 14 in a film directed by the best filmmaker India has ever produced - Satyajit Ray. The film was Apur Sansar and the director was Satyajit Ray. Devi followed with a spate of ...
Mamata lays foundation stone of KMOMA
Kolkata, Nov 14 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday unveiled the foundation of Kolkata Museum of Modern Art (KMOMA), a public-private initiative, as veteran actress Sharmila Tagore and Managing Trustee Rakhi Sarkar, looked on, marking the beginning of a project that aims to ...
e-tribute to Tagore's Nobel prize centenary
Kolkata, Nov 14 : To commemorate the 100 years of Rabindranath Tagore receiving the Noble Prize for literature in 1913, education house Techno India Group (TIG) has launched an e-book titled "Gitanjali Indian" on the verses that fetched the world poet the iconic award.
Tagore's 'Sand Sculpture' unveiled in Puri
Bhubaneshwar, Nov 13 : The Embassy of Sweden marked the centenary of Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize in Literature by unveiling a sand sculpture of Gurudev on the beaches of Puri on the eve of the day when his Nobel prize was announced a 100 years ago.
Sand sculpture marks Tagore's Nobel Prize centenary
Bhubaneswar, Nov 14 : The embassy of Sweden marked the centenary of Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize in literature by unveiling a sand sculpture of him in Odisha, the embassy said Thursday.
Soha Ali Khan dons bikini for 'Mr.Joe B Carvalho'
Mumbai, Nov 13 : Her mother, veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, flaunted a bikini way back in 1967 in "An Evening in Paris". Now after so many years, Soha Ali Khan has donned the two-piece garment for her forthcoming film "Mr.Joe B Carvalho".
'Tagore influences Sri Lankan music'
Kolkata, Nov 13 : Stating that artistic Bengali cinema has impacted art films of his country, noted Sri Lankan filmmaker Prasanna Vithanage says Rabindrasangeet remains the "most influential music" in the island nation.
Visva-Bharati marks Tagore's Nobel centenary
By Sirshendu Panth, Kolkata, Nov 12 : To salute poet-philosopher Rabindranath Tagore on the centenary of his getting the Nobel Prize for literature - the first Asian to win the coveted award - the Visva-Bharati University, founded by him, has organised an international seminar and an exhibition to ...
Rabindranath Tagore's memorial wall inaugurated
New Delhi, Nov 9 : Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the Swedish embassy jointly inaugurated a Nobel Memorial Wall at at a busy interchange here Saturday to display different facets of the life of Rabindranath Tagore.
Free Arthritis Clinic launched at RTIICS
Kolkata, Nov 7 : The Department of Orthopaedics at Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences (RTIICS) has launched a 'Free Arthritis Clinic' for Senior Citizens.
Swedish embassy to celebrate Tagore's Nobel centenary
New Delhi, Nov 4 : The Swedish embassy will celebrate the centenary of Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize in Literature from Nov 8-16, an official statement said Monday.
Sweden embassy hosts conference on Tagore
Kolkata, Oct 31 : The Embassy of Sweden as a part of the Sweden-India Nobel Memorial Week (SINMW) 2013 on Thursday hosted 'Tagore, now!' a panel discussion followed by a theatre-installation ensemble here.
Swedish embassy, Oriflame mark Tagore centenary
Kolkata, Oct 28 : Embassy of Sweden in India celebrated the centenary of Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize win in association with Swedish cosmetic company Oriflame, here.
A Swedish tribute to Tagore's Nobel win
Kolkata, Oct 27 : Embassy of Sweden in India celebrated the centenary of world poet Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize win in association with Swedish cosmetic firm Oriflame, here on Saturday.
Let there be Tagore renaissance: Swedish scholar
Kolkata, Oct 25 : Describing Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore as "ever inspiring", a Swedish scholar Friday called for extensive translation of the bard's literary works across the world.
I would love to direct Chiranjeevi again: V.V. Vinayak
Chennai, Oct 9 : Telugu filmmaker V.V. Vinayak, who turned 38 Wednesday, says that if given an opportunity, he would love to direct Chiranjeevi for the second time. The duo has previously worked in Telugu blockbuster "Tagore".
Sharmila's bridge connect
Mumbai, Oct 2 : Celebrating the spirit of sportsmanship and intellectual prowess, Corporate Bridge Association of India hosted their annual tournament here recently. Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore gave away the prizes to the winners.
Mom still unhappy with what I'm doing: Soha Ali Khan
By Uma Ramasubramanian, Mumbai, Sep 30 : Soha Ali Khan, a graduate of Oxford University, chose to become an actress like her mother Sharmila Tagore. But she says her star mom is not happy with her choice of profession and wants her daughter to be a lawyer.
Mother-daughter duos: From real to reel (Daughter's Day is on Sunday)
New Delhi, Sep 21 : Bollywood's mother-daughter duos like Kajol-Tanuja and Sharmila Tagore-Soha Ali Khan have not just struck the right chemistry and friendship off the arclights - their bonding has translated on screen too.
Soumitra Chatterjee unveils painting exhibition
Kolkata, Sept 13 : Iconic Bengali film and stage actor and a poet from India, Soumitra Chatterjee presented his first ever painting exhibition, 'Forms Within' on Thursday here at the Abanindranath Tagore Art Gallery of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).
Mukherjee confers 'Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony' on Zubin Mehta
New Delhi, Sep 6 : President Pranab Mukherjee today conferred the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony 2013, on maestro Zubin Mehta.
Zubin Mehta has converted music into an instrument of peace and ...
New Delhi, Sept.6 : President Pranab Mukherjee presented the Annual Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony for the year 2013 to maestro Zubin Mehta at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan here today.
Tagore, Nandalal Bose works to go under the hammer
New York, Sep 3 : Auction house Christie's will put under hammer works of Rabindranath Tagore, his nephew Abanindranath Tagore and Nandalal Bose from the personal collection of Supratik Bose.
Sharmila Tagore to open Taj Literature Festival
Agra, Sep 1 : Actress Sharmila Tagore will inaugurate in December the second edition of the Taj Literature Festival that will focus on Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore and Soor Das, the sightless bard of Braj Bhasha, the organisers announced Sunday.
Soha eyes mother's 'beautiful' jewellery
Mumbai, Aug 31 : Actress Soha Ali Khan is waiting to get some bespoke pieces of jewellery from her mother, veteran actress Sharmila Tagore. For now, she just enjoys borrowing them.
I became an actor against my parents' will: Soha Ali Khan
Mumbai, Aug 24 : Soha Ali Khan, daughter of veteran actress Sharmila Tagore and late cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, says when she decided to become an actress at the age of 25, it was against her parents' will.
Q - The Non-conformist
TWF correspondent Shoma A. Chatterji finds out what makes non-conformist and independent filmmaker Q so different, so news-worthy and so international as the maker of unreleased and uncensored Gandu basks in his "trippy" celluloid adaptation of Tagore's play Tasher Desh (The Land of Cards) that ...