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UN goes Bollywood style for its 'Free and Equal' campaign in India

Mumbai, May 1 (ANI): The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) launched its first ever Bollywood-style music video in Mumbai to promote its Free and Equal campaign for LGBT rights in India. The two-and-a-half minute video, called "The Welcome", stars actress and former Miss India Celina Jaitly who was last year nominated by the High Commissioner as a "UN equality champion" in recognition of her support for LGBT equality. Celina has made her musical debut in the video, singing a new version of the 1979 Bollywood classic, Uthe Sab Ke Kadam. The event even saw the presence of renowned Indian actor Imran Khan, transgender rights activist Laxmi Tripathi and UN representatives.The Free and Equal campaign aims to raise awareness of homophobic and transphobic violence and discrimination, and encourage greater respect for the rights of LGBT people. May 1, 2014
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Sushmita Sen comes in supports of Rouble Nagi Art Foundation

Mumbai, May 1 (ANI): Gorgeous bollywood actress and former beauty queen Sushmita Sen joined hands with Rouble Nagi of Rouble Nagi Art Foundation and co-hosted a lunch for powerful women from different fields in the showbiz capital Mumbai. Speaking on the occasion Sushmita praised Rouble Nagi for her initiative of helping under privileged kids through art. Sushmita who is known for her charitable activities through her 'I Am Foundation' urged people to come out and help the underprivileged in the best way possible. We totally salute you both for these noble initiative ladies! May 1, 2014
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Fashionable Take on Crony Capitalism

Gaurav Jai Gupta takes a strong stand and lashes out at crony capitalism that is plaguing some tribes in Orissa. He titles his collection ‘V’ and uses tribal references for his colour palette that plays with earthy shades like browns, coal grey and warm tones of purple.  The fabrics are all hand woven and neatly [...] May 1, 2014
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Give Your Saree a New Avatar

Fashion designer Charu Parashar pays a tribute to rich Indian artisanship through her grand design showcase at the recently concluded WIFW. The alluring range comprises jumpsuits, peplums, dresses, pencil skirts, suits and experimental six yards adorned with delicate French knots and intricate resham work. Charu experiments with the sarees by pairing them with interesting peplum [...] May 1, 2014
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Aamir urges people to stop voting for criminals

New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Bollywood's Mr. Perfectionist and host of socially-relevant TV show "Satyamev Jayate", Aamir Khan says he is "sad like every Indian" due to the state of the country's political system, but stressed that change will only come when people stop voting for criminals contesting elections. With election season at its peak in the country Aamir expressed his concerns and said, "I wish and hope that political parties rise above this and stop giving tickets to criminals. Ultimately, the change will come when people stop voting for criminals." May 1, 2014