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Be In! Be Bollywood!!

The essence of Indian cinema Exhibition of photographs by Géraldine Langlois at Brussels in Belgium Cinema which leaves people “with a spring in their step and a song on their lips”! Gautaman Bhaskaran, film critic. Prepare for the centenary of Indian cinema by viewing portraits of the stars of the largest cinema industry in the world through the photographs taken by Géraldine Langlois. The exhibition “The essence of Indian cinema” presents portraits in black and white of actors, actresses, directors and producers who are flavour of the month, belonging both to the world of “Bollywood”, with its financial clout and its glamour, and the more realistic and authentic so-called “parallel cinema”. Pictures taken on film sets, at gala evenings and in relaxed settings somewhere between Mumbai,

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Indian celebs in Nepal to promote tourism

Two Indian beauty pageant winners are in Kathmandu to promote tourism in Nepal as well as the latest Shahrukh Khan movie "Chennai Express". Himangini Singh, Miss Asia Pacific World 2012 and Akshitaa Agnihotri, finalist of Femina Miss India 2013, will be promoting "Chennai Express" and are also planning to raise funds for the recent flood victims of Nepal and promote tourism. They will promote Nepal as the potential film shooting destination for the filmmakers of Bollywood, the official said. They will host a charity show of Chennai Express in Kathmandu and the funds collected by the show will be donated to the flood victims, according to the organisers. Singh and Agnihotri, both are visiting Nepal for the first time and they are planning to promote the country's tourism after they retur

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More Indians going to China

Whatever the political situations might be, even the border tension between the countries has not been able to deter Indian tourists from flocking to China. It started as a trickle a decade ago and is turning out to be a flood as China has steadily emerged as a new destination for Indians who are going to Chinese cities in droves, lured by budget tours and low cost shopping attractions. Over six lakhs Indians visited China last year taking advantage of the affordable group tour packages offered by Chinese tour groups. Name any top Chinese city, you can find Indian tour groups visiting places like Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xian. It highlights the growing trend in the communist giant's tourism sector. It appears that the 'Mysterious China' campaign unleashed by Chinese tour operators...

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Indian cyclist on 200,000 km trip

An Indian cyclist who is on a mission to peddle around the globe has reached Qatar after touring 79 countries. Somen Debnath, who plans to set up a global village near Kolkata in West Bengal, has already toured 79 countries and plans to visit 191 nations by 2020 and he will move to Saudi Arabia on August 15. Debnath started his 'Around the World on Bicycle' initiative in 2004 to spread awareness on HIV/AIDS. Debnath said he expects the local government to award him eight hectares of land for his global village. He plans to cover 200,000 kilometres, reaching up to 2 million people by the end of his journey in 2020. About his plans for a global village, the idea is to share and care for everyone in society irrespective of their caste, color or creed and give dignity to each of them. Th

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