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Pune International Film Festival – Day 2
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Pune International Film Festival – Day 2

January 15, 2017

Marathi Movie – Ghuma (Shortlisted in Marathi competition section) Speakers – Mahesh Kale, Director, Avinash Makaskar, Associate Director and Sharad Jadhav, Lead Actor Speaking on the occasion, Mahesh said, “This movie showcases a story of rural India where a farmer wants to enroll his son into an English Medium School. He doesn’t have enough money […]

#PunekarMeets: Femme Fiesta Club
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#PunekarMeets: Femme Fiesta Club

December 17, 2016

We are basically working on the concept of me time, or personal time. Ladies, once they have jobs, once they get married, have kids, they slowly start losing the personal space and time that they need. And, they don’t realise the significance as well that personal time has in their lives. It is the time when you connect with yourself, do what you really want to do, with no accounting to anybody. It could be something as simple as watching TV, meeting your friends, joining a dance class you wanted to, or some other hobby/passion that you want to follow. You should be able to take out time for all such things that make you happy, which women find it very difficult to do.

Germans Giving Pune a Better Poo Experience, Literally
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Germans Giving Pune a Better Poo Experience, Literally

December 14, 2016

In year 2012, when the word ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ was yet to be coined, a group of four individuals bicycled from Germany to India to raise funds for a project to help eliminate the problem of Open Defecation in India. In the next two years, they hitchhiked across continents to raise funds for building dry-composting toilets for a residential tribal school near Pune.

Befikre. Why did I watch it?
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Befikre. Why did I watch it?

December 11, 2016

I’ve recently subjected myself to a spate of bad films. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil was top of this list. Never mind what everyone said about he sensitive handling of “unrequited love” and all that bull. It’s a disconnected movie with over-the-top performances and a very weak story. It starred Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai and Anushka […]

Artist line up for 64th Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav Announced
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Artist line up for 64th Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav Announced

November 24, 2016

The artist line up for the upcoming 64th Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav was announced by Shrinivas Joshi, Executive President of the Arya Sangeet Prasarak Mandal during a Press Conference held in the city today. This prestigious and the one of its kind festival of Indian Classical Music will have new logo from this year, which has been designed by noted calligraphy artist Achyut Palav. The new logo was also unveiled on the occasion.