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Three-year-old dies after kite string slits throat in Tamil Nadu

November 05, 2019 11:40 am

A three-year-old toddler succumbed to death on Sunday after a glass-coated thread popularly known as ‘manjha thread’ slit his throat.

The Language of Kites

August 16, 2014 1:37 am

Kite maker Umar Daraaz on an ancestral craft and how to fly kites when it’s snowing.

High Flying

November 08, 2013 3:15 am

A kaleidoscopic exhibition of Japan’s kites and tops replay its ancient traditions.

Anurag Basu to act in Bengali film?

May 30, 2013 1:19 pm

Basu played the role of a doctor in filmmaker Onir's movie <i>I Am</i>.

Brett Ratner wants to work with Hrithik again

April 21, 2012 2:57 pm

Ratner,43,seems to have developed a rapport with Hirithik after editing the English version of 'Kites'.

Dancing soles

May 22, 2011 3:40 am

It was a chance Salsa workshop that got Jamil Shah hooked to the dance form. He was only around 17 then,working in Bangalore,when a friend took him to the workshop,but it changed his outlook.

Barbara Mori returns to Bollywood with 'Fever'

April 18, 2011 3:03 pm

Mori,who made her Bollywood debut with Hrithik Roshan in 'Kites',will be seen opposite Rajeev Khandelwal.

Hrithik is the highest paid filmstar on TV

March 01, 2011 10:45 am

Hrithik Roshan is being paid a whopping Rs 2 crore per episode as he makes his television debut as a dance reality show judge.

In 2010,Bollywood got a lesson in math

December 30, 2010 6:09 pm

It's been a bad year for Bollywood and industry analysts blame exorbitant budgets for killing the chances of several films.

2010 rewind: First & Foremost

December 24, 2010 1:16 am

With 2010 witnessing some major disappointments,the success of debutant directors gave the industry reasons to celebrate.


Colourful kites hit markets ahead of Makar Sankranti festival

January 13, 2016 5:57 am

Varanasi, Jan 13 (ANI): Makar Sankranti is one of the most auspicious festivals celebrated with tartness on 14th January every year across India. It is also seen as the festival of kites. People across the city of Varanasi were seen quite enthusiastic about flying kites this Makar Sankranti. Kites of various colours, sizes and shapes ruled the market, with 'Modi kites' being the favourite for most of the kite lovers. The kite festival is also seen as a traditional celebration and keeping the Indian culture alive.