How I came to know Shashi and made New Delhi Times
Love stories set against communal histories have always run into trouble
Young Carnatic musicians, born or living in the US, are shifting base to Chennai as full-time performers
In her 150th year, Dhanammal continues to epitomise nuanced, delicate music
As multiplex millennials come of age, no-trend is the new trend in Bollywood. There’s more variety, though box-office success was never more uncertain.
"Life for us was an honest, open book. Uncomplicated, steeped in mutual trust. No house had doors in the front or back. Neither did the women wear purdah," reminisces surrealist painter NKP Muthukoya
At home with commercial slapsticks as much as with nuanced indies, Sanjai Mishra is a heart stealer
"The cinema of a country is often a visitor’s first introduction to the place," write filmmaker Devashish Makhija. "I imagined South Korea to be mostly as neo-noirish, cheeky and aggressive as its best cinema."
The new breed of Bollywood directors shows promise by giving the usual formulas of melodrama a skip
On 60th anniversary of 'Mother India', noted writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar says that "the history of Indian cinema cannot be complete without this timeless classic"
The East-West pollination continues in music. But 1967 was a watershed year incapable of an encore.
This is the birth centenary of iconic M.G. Ramachandran. Vignettes from the life of the actor-turned-politician...
A century, or a half, later, these films and people have us in their embrace
A cool, memorable repertoire, there’s something remarkable about Raghubir Yadav’s versatility
Kalki Koechlin on mainstream cinema, content-driven films ahead of the back-to-back release of her two films, Ribbon and Jia Aur Jia.
Kindling his roles with delightful nuance, Pankaj Tripathi steals the show
Modern theatre students discover the benefits of classical training in the Koodiyattam tradition
"In Hugh Hefner's passing away last week, we have lost a trailblazer, someone who followed his bliss," says Sherlyn Chopra