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Akshaya Patra Gala Features Musical Concert by Sanjeevani Bhelande Orchestra

Akshaya Patra Gala Features Musical Concert by Sanjeevani Bhelande Orchestra

HOUSTON: The Akshaya Patra Houston Chapter held a Musical Concert by Sanjeeivani Bhelande and as a fund-raising event on Saturday August 13th 2022. The hall was filled with melodious music by Sanjeevani and her orchestra for nearly three hours. This event was chaired by Mr. Ashok Shah and supported by Sanjeev Yamdagini, Samrat Bera, Roopa […]

‘Wedding Season’: Enjoyable Weekend Watch

‘Wedding Season’: Enjoyable Weekend Watch

By Alaka Sahani What’s a feel-good rom-com if not a large scoop of delish ice-cream? They restore our faith in romance and the goodness of the world, while making us chuckle. Wedding Season, the newest addition to Netflix’s long list of rom-coms, does all the above while making a strong case for following one’s heart […]

World Premiere of Mahatma Symphony Enthralls Houston Audience

World Premiere of Mahatma Symphony Enthralls Houston Audience

By Jyoti Kulkarni HOUSTON: A Houston audience was mesmerized by violin virtuoso Dr. L. Subramaniam’s tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and his message of peace and nonviolence. The historic concert was presented by the Indo-American Association (IAA) of Houston on Saturday, August 6 at the Hobby Center for Performing Arts in downtown Houston. Consul General Aseem […]

Zee Telugu ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ Grand Finale

Zee Telugu ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ Grand Finale

HYDERABAD: Zee Telugu’s premier reality show, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa – The Singing Superstar, has taken viewers on a memorable musical journey over the past six months by presenting extraordinary performances by its talented contestants week after week. This season has introduced viewers to several young talents and won their hearts, however, like every […]

‘Beautiful Billo’ to Premiere on ZEE5 Global

‘Beautiful Billo’ to Premiere on ZEE5 Global

ZEE5 Global, the world’s largest streaming platform for South Asian content, is all set to announce its next direct to digital Punjabi movie – Beautiful Billo. Produced by Neeru Bajwa Entertainment, Omjee Star Studios and Sarin Productions, the movie stars actress Neeru Bajwa, Rubina Bajwa, Roshan Prince and Raghveet Boli in lead roles. This comedy […]

World Premiere of Mahatma Symphony with Dr. L. Subramaniam and Singer Kavita Krishnamurti

World Premiere of Mahatma Symphony with Dr. L. Subramaniam and Singer Kavita Krishnamurti

HOUSTON – Celebrating 75 years of India’s independence, the Houston Symphony is partnering with the Indo-American Association of Houston to present a special concert featuring Indian violin icon Dr. L. Subramaniam, August 6 at 7:30 p.m in the Hobby Center’s Sarofim Hall. Joined by both the Houston Symphony and an Indian ensemble under the direction […]

4th Annual Puranava Festival in Pearland

4th Annual Puranava Festival in Pearland

Pearland, TX – The fourth annual “Puranava” Indian Culture Fest will be held at the Pearland Town Center Pavilion on Saturday, August 13, 2022. Cultural performances will begin from 5 pm onwards, with dance, chess and art competitions starting from 1 pm onwards. This culture fest is a free and open, public event. “Pura” means ancient and […]

ZEE5 Global Rolls Out ‘Southern Express’ with ‘Semma Swag’

ZEE5 Global Rolls Out ‘Southern Express’ with ‘Semma Swag’

As the geographic boundaries and language barriers blur in the age of digital entertainment, the watch preference of viewers is widening. ZEE5 Global’s rising popularity of regional titles across its international markets bears testimony to this emerging viewership trend. The platform in the past one year has notched up record-breaking viewership globally on many of […]

ZEE5 Global: Rangbaaz ‘Darr Ki Rajneeti’ Trailor Out

ZEE5 Global: Rangbaaz ‘Darr Ki Rajneeti’ Trailor Out

Global, 18th July 2022: ZEE5 Global, the world’s largest streaming platform for South Asian content, is back with another season of its flagship franchise, Rangbaaz. This is the third instalment of ZEE5 Global’s marquee gangster drama that has two successful seasons till now following two different political leaders cum criminals. Directed by Sachin Pathak and […]

ZEE5 Global to Deliver Exciting Range of Shows and Movies in July

ZEE5 Global to Deliver Exciting Range of Shows and Movies in July

ZEE5 Global, the world’s largest platform for South Asian content, has geared up to deliver an exciting range of shows and movies across languages and genres this month. With Sona Mohapatra’s unapologetic documentary Shut up Sona already streaming on the platform to Kangana Ranaut starrer action-packed film Dhaakad and the original Series Saas Bahu Achaar […]

‘Rangbaaz’ Season 3 Premieres on ZEE5 Global

‘Rangbaaz’ Season 3 Premieres on ZEE5 Global

After the phenomenal success of the first two seasons of its marquee gangster drama ‘Rangbaaz’, ZEE5 Global, the world’s largest streaming platform for South-Asian content, has announced another season of the hit show. Written by Siddharth Mishra, directed by Sachin Pathak and produced by JAR Pictures, ‘Rangbaaz – Darr Ki Rajneeti’ will star Vineet Kumar […]

Zee5 Global: Trailer Out for ‘Saas Bahu Achaar’

Zee5 Global: Trailer Out for ‘Saas Bahu Achaar’

After announcing its first original series together on Women’s Day, ZEE5 Global, the world’s largest platform for South Asian content and TVF have now released the trailer of the much awaited ‘Saas Bahu Aachar Pvt. Ltd’. Created by Arunabh Kumar and Apoorv Singh Karki, directed by Apoorv Singh Karki and written by Abhishek Srivastava and […]

International Hindi Association’s Hasya Kavi Sammelan: Music in Hindi Poetry

International Hindi Association’s Hasya Kavi Sammelan: Music in Hindi Poetry

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: For these ears that hadn’t heard clear, fluent, flowing Hindi without the frequent English and Urdu words of Hinglish, the afternoon of Sunday, June 26 was rhythmic music. Caught up in admiring the way these three poets effortlessly constructed sentences made me realize what we had lost, especially when we tried […]

IDY 2022: “Yoga for Humanity” Attracts Yoga Enthusiasts throughout Greater Houston

IDY 2022: “Yoga for Humanity” Attracts Yoga Enthusiasts throughout Greater Houston

HOUSTON: Since its inception in 2015 by the United Nations, the International Day of Yoga (IDY) has expanded from India by leaps and bounds across all regions and ethnicities throughout the globe, and even in outer space on the International Space Station. For IDY 2022, yoga enthusiasts throughout the Greater Houston Metroplex joined the world […]

Zee5 Global Unveils a Grand Telugu Slate of 11 Original Series

Zee5 Global Unveils a Grand Telugu Slate of 11 Original Series

ZEE5 Global, the world’s largest platform for South Asian content, reaffirmed its commitment towards its viewers and content partners from South India by unveiling a compelling slate of 11 Telugu originals in a star-studded event today in Hyderabad, India. With its strong consumer proposition, ZEE5 Global has been winning the hearts of audiences across the […]

Southwest Management District’s Liberty Fest

Southwest Management District’s Liberty Fest

The Southwest Management District is hosting Liberty Fest on Sunday, July 3, 2022 from 1 to 9 p.m. at PlazAmericas Mall, 7500 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, TX 77036, in partnership with the Sharpstown Civic Association. Food booths, games,  entertainment for children in a Kids Zone, live music and other performances, will all lead up to a spectacular […]

Ranbir Kapoor’s fans get emotional, break-down in an endearing fan meet and greet for Shamshera!

Ranbir Kapoor’s fans get emotional, break-down in an endearing fan meet and greet for Shamshera!

Bollywood superstar Ranbir Kapoor, is playing a larger than life quintessential Hindi film hero with the action entertainer Shamshera. Ranbir, who is coming to the big screen four years after he delivered the blockbuster Sanju, did an exclusive fan meet and greet event with about 30 lucky fans and showed them the first poster of […]

Introducing Shamshera – The Fierce Warrior & The Saviour of his Tribe

Introducing Shamshera – The Fierce Warrior & The Saviour of his Tribe

Experience it in IMAX in Hindi, Tamil & Telugu Celebrate Shamshera with YRF 50 only at a theatre near you on 22nd July. Directed by Karan Malhotra, Shamshera stars Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Vaani Kapoor #Shamshera22ndJuly #Shamshera

Dancer Rukmini Vijaykumar: “Mesmerizing”

Dancer Rukmini Vijaykumar: “Mesmerizing”

By Jyoti Kulkarni HOUSTON: Indo-American Association of Houston’s presentation of “Krishna: A Calling to Lord Krishna”, last Friday on June 9 at the Match theater, was truly mesmerizing. The classical dance performance featured Bharat Natyam dancer Rukmini Vijaykumar. Born in Hyderabad, India, Rukmini studied Bharatnatyam under Guru Narmada, Guru Padmini Rao and practiced Karanas for […]

Tribute to ‘Lata Didi’ from an Ardent Fan in Houston

Tribute to ‘Lata Didi’ from an Ardent Fan in Houston

By Mangala Sane HOUSTON: We all should thank the Almighty God for bringing people like Lata Mangeshkar into our country — India. Lata has entertained and inspired millions of people in India as well as outside India for many decades. She is known as the ‘Nightingale of India’ and in Marathi, “Swar Kokila”. She is […]