A temporary gallery showing Kashmiri and other art has met with a tepid response. Art lovers wait for opening of the new art gallery, to be housed in the Sher Garhi palace.
Watching films in theatres in 1980s Kashmir left an impact on the audience few could anticipate.
Not only do they have indubitably unique sound, old vinyl records effortlessly summon up the past in a whirl of tactility and art.
Oh, to be able to return to the dank, muggy, single-screen theatres in dusty mofussil towns, and to relive the magic of Bollywood formula (Ssshhh… and some desi porn)
"I don’t believe in competing with anybody but myself. I don’t want to become a star, but be recognised for my craft," says Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Performers’ safety can only be ensured through street cred and holding organisers accountable.
"I’m not on social media because it is distracting. We’re anyway addicted to our phones. Also, I find it very disingenuous to share my life with people. You get trapped in it," says Saif Ali Khan
Raghubir Yadav is known for his rigorous, subtle craft. He has done some of the most memorable characters in theatre, television and film. Excerpts from an interview with Lachmi Deb Roy:
In a deft inversion, Tarantino turns Once Upon A Time In Hollywood into a novel. Overlaying the two, we get insights on film-making, his pet themes and glory in his immersion into the late ’60s.
Why Annu Kapoor calls himself 'unsuitable, unfit and ugly' for the entertainment industry
The voice of a woman ‘Odhuvaar’ resonates from a Tamil Nadu temple
Not only ways of seeing, film-making too is being touched by the pandemic. Adeeb Rais pulls out a neat suite of shorts, starring Soni Razdan, Vinay Pathak and harra bharra kabab!
How Manoj Bajpayee managed to humanise a spy and make the character so intensely relatable
Manoj Bajpayee more than acts out his role—he completely absorbs it
From Bihar to Mumbai, Manoj Bajpayee’s story is an inspiration to small-town actors
Manoj Bajpayee, the Bihar-born thespian, now called the Superstar of OTT, tells Giridhar Jha that he still prefers to be known as an actor. Edited excerpts:
In Manoj, there is kinship that goes beyond those of director-actor, upstart-mentor...
The novice, the neglected, the forgotten and the stars fallen by the wayside—all are flocking to the democratic republic of OTTs
Families walk outside the Kart-e-Sakhi shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan.Photo by AP/PTI
This combination of four photos provided by the North Korean government shows a ballistic missile launched from a submarine in North Korea. North Korea announced that it had tested a newly developed missile designed to...Photo by AP/PTI
PSG's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during his Champions League soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and RB Leipzig at the Parc des Princes stadium in ParisPhoto by AP/PTI
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the inauguration of Khadi Festival and Silk Expo-2021, in Lucknow.PTI Photo
Migrant workers being served cooked food at Jammu Railway Station in Jammu.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Poet and activist Meena Kandasamy visits ground zero of the grassroots movement down South to understand the caste divide in the state.
Our government must follow examples of other countries with liberal views on personal use of drugs.
The aim of a caste census is not to know the numerical strength of a caste. Rather, it would reveal social inequalities for possible remedial measures.
The death of journalist Raman Kashyap at Lakhimpur Kheri throws into sharp relief the condition of local reporters incessantly feeding ‘breaking news’ to the ever-demanding maw of the national media from India’s hinterland.