Samarth Goyal writes on Hollywood and music, for the daily Entertainment and Lifestyle supplement, HT City.
Articles by Samarth Goyal
This fest brings in artists and multi-disciplinary performers from India and abroad for a continuous, colourful 12-hr act.
Popular Indie rock bands from across the country lock horns and guitars at an ongoing rockers’ fest in the city.
Glamorous costumes and innovative themes defined the prelims for Trendsetters, the fashion show at HT City Youth Nexus.
Updated on Apr 06, 2013 12:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByYukti Sehgal, Samarth Goyal, New Delhi
Headbanging, face-melting guitar solos, heart-thumping bass line and crazy drumrolls set the mood for HT City Youth Nexus 2013 on Tuesday.
Gossip girl actor Ed Westwick wants to play the younger version of the elusive spy, James Bond
He might have been the first Indian origin singer to reach the top 40 in popular musical reality show American Idol, but did you know US born Gupreet Singh Sarin, also follows Bollywood and its music.“I love Bollywood and I love watching Bollywood films...
Dutch musician and DJ Tiesto a.k.a Tijs Michiel Verwest, who will be playing in the Capital for the first time on March 31, says he loves coming to India to perform. He performed in Hyderabad in 2008.
How about a modern Easter Gospel presentation with some rock elements? For this experience, head to this musical event that promises a contemporary presentation of the Last Supper and the Resurrection of Jesus through an Indian classical dance performance.
Artist Roohi Kapoor’s art show, that opens in the Capital on March 28 at Lalit Kala Akademi, is an artistic blend of reality and fantasy. Titled, Bloom the show covers both the abstract and realist styles of paintings and, as the title suggests, the show is about celebrating life.
An exhibition inspired by Nairobi and not-so-open social issues of the continent promises to give a glimpse of an Africa lesser seen.
Gurpreet Singh Sarin, the first Indian-origin singer to reach the top 40 of American reality show, American Idol, says he made judges and contestants on the show savour Indian food. “Indian food is a rage in the US.
Actor Bipasha Basu who is promoting Aatma, a supernatural thriller, in the Capital, has said that she does not regret not working with the three big Khans of Bollywood. “I don’t regret it.
The heavy metal band Megadeath made Delhiites headbang in October last year and Snoop Lion made everyone sway to his rap early this year. The city is now warming up to Delhi International Jazz Festival that kicked off yesterday.
Filmmaker Fisher Steven says that he is fascinated by India and may do a Hindi film
Laughter is perhaps the best way of getting a message across. With that in mind, students of Jazba — the dramatics society of Ramanujan College — organised a street play festival last Saturday. The Sagar Nagpal Street Festival was dedicated to former student Sagar Nagpal, who passed away in 2011, and was a member of the society.
Actor Arshad Warsi, whose upcoming flick Jolly LLB is based loosely on the infamous BMW hit-and-run case of 1999, recently met the law minister, Ashwini Kumar, in the Capital.
Cricketing legend and Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar is fond of Bollywood films. The 39-year-old shares that Ramesh Sippy’s classic, Sholay, is his favourite Bollywood film.
English singer and guitarist Sting brought the house down as he performed some of his classics such as Every Breath You Take and Desert Rose. Other celebrities spotted at the event included industrialist Mukesh Ambani with wife Nita, actor Dia Mirza accompanied by beau Sahil Sangha, and music composer Nigel Osborne
Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar along with wife Anjali, attended a party hosted by Maharaja Gaj Singh II in Umaid Bhawan, Jodhpur on Saturday. Renowned English musician Sting performed at the event, which saw a host of A-listers from India and abroad in attendance.
While they are caught up with studies the entire year, their annual fest - Feria, is a sure shot party time for the students of Institute of Home Economics. Held recently, the fest saw a variety of competitive and entertaining events.
English musician and guitarist Sting went all desi at a party hosted by His Highness Gaj Singh II, at the Mehrangarh fort in Jodhpur, on Friday evening.
Manu Sharma, originally known as Siddharth Vashishta, who is currently serving life imprisonment for the Jessica Lal murder case, is organising a one day art exhibition — Wings of Hope — where an exhibition of over 100 paintings by the Tihar jail inmates will be on display.
Reports of a romance between cricketer Suresh Raina and actor Anushka Sharma hit headlines last year, even as the two denied it. However, now Raina has admitted that he is fond of Anushka, reports Samarth Goyal.
Filmmaker Milan Luthria says it took time for the rapport to build between him and the actors of his next. Milan Luthria, who also directed Once Upon a Time in Mumbai, is currently working on its sequel and claims to have started another trend with the film.
The sun shone bright as Shivaji College celebrated its annual festival — Vibrations. Held over two days — February 28 and March 1, the festival saw students from various colleges put their best foot forward in the competitions.
He has earned himself the tags ‘Hitman Hashmi’ and ‘Serial kisser’, but Emraan Hashmi now wants recognition of a different kind. The actor, who is currently working with Oscar-winning Bosnian filmmaker Danis Tanovic, says that he wants the film to give him an ‘international image’.
Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who is helming the upcoming John Abraham and Nargis Fakhri-starrer Madras Café, says that the film is about the struggle that an intelligence officer faces when he tries to balance his professional and personal life.
This theatre festival in the city aims to make people laugh. The second edition of the comedy theatre festival, Haasya Rang, kicks off in the Capital today. Theatre actor and festival organiser Rashmi Vaidialingam says...
Multi-band gigs seems to be a growing trend in Delhi’s music scene. Haven’t been to one yet? Read on. Delhi-based progressive rock band, The Circus, is hosting an event, where they’ll share the stage with musicians from 13 other known city bands.
Youthful exuberance was on full display during Hansraj College’s annual festival, Confluence, which took place on February 15 and 16. The fest saw many enthusiastic Delhi University students, who came from different colleges to the venue. A variety of competitions and performances were lined up during these two days.