Desi girl Priyanka Chopra is quickly making a name for herself in the west, not just because of her film and television breakthroughs, but also for her philanthropic deeds and of late, her marriage to singer, Nick Jonas . The actress, who left the world speechless with her lavish wedding celebrations, that were unlike any other, has been getting the other half of the globe acquainted with Indian culture and tradition. Hence, when the actress was asked in a recent interview if she was ‘Hindi’ instead of ‘Hindu’, she replied, “Hindi is a language. I'm Hindu , which is the religion. It's a slight difference. Just educate yourself." During the interview, she also quipped that she is a princess apart from dismissing reports that she is a vegan. When asking a question if she was older than her husband, Priyanka said, “Yes, I am. By 10 years, actually.” The actress is currently awaiting the release of her Bollywood film 'The Sky Is Pink' … [Read more...] about Priyanka Chopra gives a befitting reply when asked if she was ‘Hindi’ instead of ‘Hindu’
Salman Khan has been shooting for Ali Abbas Zafar’s directorial, Bharat , with Katrina Kaif, Disha Patani , Sunil Grover among others in Mumbai. The film is currently in the last leg of its shoot. Now, Mirror has learnt that the Eid release will not just be in Hindi but also be dubbed in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu. In fact, the team is considering releasing the film in other Indian languages as well to reach a pan-India audience. A source close to the development says that the idea is to make this Salman’s biggest international and Indian release to cater to his fans across the country. “They are scouting for dubbing artistes in different languages to lend their voices to various characters,” adds the source. Last six days of shoot is left before the film wraps. A set depicting Delhi, where the team had filmed earlier, has been put up at Mumbai’s Filmcity. “The set which cost Rs 10 crore will be destroyed as part of the climax,” informs … [Read more...] about Salman Khan’s ‘Bharat’ goes multilingual; will release simultaneously in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu
By Marcy de Luna Updated 12:34 pm CST, Friday, December 21, 2018 Houston residents can now catch the city's headlines news in the Hindi language. NTV Houston covers local news, concerts, shows, movie screenings, galas, sports and more. >>>Scroll through to see NTV's news anchors, plus see the station's set and operations. less Houston residents can now catch the city's headlines news in the Hindi language. NTV Houston covers local news, concerts, shows, movie screenings, galas, sports and more. >>>Scroll through to see ... more Photo: Courtesy Photo: Courtesy Image 1 of / 12 Caption Close Image 1 of 12 Houston residents can now catch the city's headlines news in the Hindi language. NTV Houston covers local news, concerts, … [Read more...] about Get to know NTV, Houston’s newly-launched Hindi language news station
LANGUAGE is all-important in a peace-keeping body whose aim is to promote international cooperation and peace. But how is this achieved in practice? Here's what we know about the UN's official languages - and whether there will be a new one in the mix. What are the United Nations official languages? The UN currently has six official languages. Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish have been used soon after the development of the United Nations in 1945. Arabic was introduced as an official language in 1973. Now all languages have equal weighting, with a language day celebrating the culture and heritage of each tongue. Thousands of language professionals are employed by the UN across the world, relaying vital information to member states. How are they used in meetings? A delegate is able to speak in any of the official UN languages. The speech is interpreted simultaneously into the other official languages of the UN. Sometimes, a delegate may choose to make a statement using … [Read more...] about What are the United Nations official languages, how are they used in meetings and will there be any new ones?
SOME Brits spend their days dreaming of fame and fortune and leaving behind their mundane lives at home for international glory. But for one charity worker - the superstar life happened by accident. Andrew Derlien, a fundraiser for a Mumbai-based NGO, unwittingly ended up a TV star in India after accidentally landing a recurring role in a period drama. The revelation of his new-found star status came via a friend on Twitter. UK-based pal James Bugg tweeted: “My friend Andy (not an actor) moved to India to work for a charity and has SOMEHOW accidentally landed himself a recurring role in an Indian period drama. I can’t stop laughing.” According to James, Andrew was apparently just hovering in the background when programme directors clearly saw some potential in him. My friend Andy (not an actor) moved to India to work for a charity and has SOMEHOW accidentally landed himself a recurring role in an Indian period drama. I can’t stop laughing. … [Read more...] about Brit with no acting experience accidentally lands role on Indian period drama after moving for charity work