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Arpita Basu

Articles by Arpita Basu

Be Your Own Dick Tracy

Be Your Own Dick Tracy

Oct 29, 2012 Arpita Basu

Just walk into the nearest spyware shop, and grab the gizmo of your choice.

Women On Top

Women On Top

Jul 16, 2012 Arpita Basu

The saas-bahu fare is passe, Hindi TV serials get bold and real...up to a point

The Bong Parallel

The Bong Parallel

Jul 16, 2012 Arpita Basu

Bengali TV soaps too are reworking the storyboard, finding new themes

Richa Chadda

Richa Chadda

Jul 02, 2012 Arpita Basu INTERVIEWS Richa Chadha

Mastering a Bihari dialect, managing a prosthetic stomach, and living her dream at Cannes—actress Richa...

Gautam Chadha

Gautam Chadha

Apr 30, 2012 Arpita Basu INTERVIEWS Gautam Chadha

The India representative of Royal Caribbean Cruises on luxury liners and Indian vacationers

Blameless The Happy Vestal?

Blameless The Happy Vestal?

Apr 23, 2012 Arpita Basu

Justice Katju deems nearly all Indians to possess spotless minds. How far does the echo go?

Look Who’s Chasing... The Twitter God

Look Who’s Chasing... The Twitter God

Apr 16, 2012 Arpita Basu

The celebrity isn’t the known face, it’s the Twitter handle that gets the following.

Niche Treats

Niche Treats

Apr 02, 2012 Arpita Basu

From film appreciation to photography, from paragliding to culinary trails...

Breathe The Freon Air

Breathe The Freon Air

Apr 02, 2012 Arpita Basu

Not one for the great outdoors? Take in the sights from your living room

William Dalrymple

William Dalrymple

Mar 26, 2012 Arpita Basu INTERVIEWS William Dalrymple

On co-curating Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi 1701-1857, the first major exhibition of late Mughal art,...

Karan Singh

Karan Singh

Mar 12, 2012 Arpita Basu INTERVIEWS Karan Singh

The politician and ICCR president debuted on stage as a singer recently

The Same Old Story

The Same Old Story

Mar 07, 2012 Arpita Basu

“We have no expectations from any political party. Votes are bought — when that’s the method of...

Robert Crumb

Robert Crumb

Mar 05, 2012 Arpita Basu INTERVIEWS Robert Crumb

Legendary cartoonist Robert Crumb was in Delhi for the convention Comic Con India

The Colour Of Nude

The Colour Of Nude

Feb 27, 2012 Arpita Basu

A liberated set of Indians who like the feel of air, not cloth on their skin

Rohit Chawla

Rohit Chawla

Feb 27, 2012 Arpita Basu INTERVIEWS Rohit Chawla

The photographer on his calendar art tribute to Frida Kahlo and literary greats

Fest La Vie

Fest La Vie

Jan 30, 2012 Arpita Basu

Art, literature or music, there’s a jamboree for each occasion

Rekha Hebbar Rao

Rekha Hebbar Rao

Dec 26, 2011 Arpita Basu INTERVIEWS Rekha Hebbar Rao

The artist on co-curating An Artist’s Quest, a retrospective of her father K.K. Hebbar’s works, on...

Itchy Fingers

Itchy Fingers

Dec 12, 2011 Arpita Basu

A nation of shoplifters? The No. 1 tag does not rest easy.

Couldn’t Prevent Jack From Being Happy

Couldn’t Prevent Jack From Being Happy

Nov 28, 2011 Sugata Srinivasaraju

We had an eye out for happiness, and found it in poverty softened by hope, in struggle, in selflessness, and...

Balcony Reads

Balcony Reads

Nov 21, 2011 Arpita Basu

Everything you ever wanted to know about your fave film...now out in a book