‘Films I make hinge on things going out of control

"There was this perpetual strong urge to tell stories and be connected to people," remembers this documentary filmmaker, whose film 'The Borderlands' is the... Read more »

Musician Ranjit Barot “Bollywood runs on nepotism”

Believing that music is an expression that belongs to everyone who embraces it as a way of life, Ranjit believes that the only thing... Read more »

Grammy winner FINNEAS: Creating new James Bond theme song was dream come true

"It was a dream come true, that's exactly what it was. I'd always wanted to do a James Bond theme song. I feel so... Read more »

Filmmaker Q “Film is dead”

We are facing a sociopolitical and a health crisis, not just in India but across the world. There seems to be a pattern, like... Read more »

Sudeep Sen “I didn’t choose poetry, it chose me”

"He was probably looking for a sensitive and incisive non-fiction piece from an artist's point of view. I am pretty certain he did not... Read more »

Has Covid scripted new future for Malayalam film industry?

The restarting of shoots is the dawn of the new normal in this industry which has now become the most discussed topic, more than... Read more »

Filmmaker Gurvinder Singh “Small, local film crews will be new norm”

"'Adh Chanani Raat', a story about land disputes and poverty was being shot in the Malwa belt during November 2019. That is when I... Read more »

Subodh Kerkar “I want to break all cultural barriers”

"While most artists do not get an opportunity to showcase their works, it is also true that there many people, who can afford art,... Read more »

Experts talk recovery & solutions for fashion industry

With the impact of the pandemic globally, the idea of fashion as a whole and couture in specific is set to undergo a complete... Read more »

Megha Majumdar “I wanted to write a book with complexity and fullness”

It may have taken years for Megha Majumdar to write 'A Burning', (Penguin Hamish Hamilton), considered the biggest literary debut of the year, earning... Read more »

Palash Sen “Being an outsider, I never ‘belonged’ in Bollywood”

Palash Sen, the founder of one of India's most successful rock/pop bands 'Euphoria' tells IANS that as a director, he is working on a... Read more »

Rickey Kej and Lonnie Park look to children and sustainability in new album

The team has created 'My Earth Songs' that highlight the needs of the planet and the corrective action people need to take to check... Read more »

Sanjay Garg, Aditi Mangaldas join hand to support artistes

Raw Mango's Garg is known to support initiates which focus on artisans and traditional expressions of creativity. Together with the danseuse, a curated film... Read more »

Tazmeen Amna “Mental illness forces patients to acquire apologetic stance”

'Goner', to be published in July by Penguin Random House India, the debut work by this Delhi-based author gives a peek into the mind... Read more »

Author Vish Dhamija “Life is so fragile; think, plan, look after each other”

"I know it's a difficult time, but please use this time to think, to plan, to look after each other. I promise you five... Read more »

Malayalam film’s shooting resumes as Covid cases surge

The shooting of the movie helmed by popular father-son duo of Lal and Lal (Jr) began in February 2020 but was interrupted by the... Read more »

Compton “Kohli sledged me for talking to his ex-girlfriend”

Compton said he had bumped into Kohli's ex-girlfriend before the start of the series at a gathering in Ahmedabad in which former cricketers Kevin... Read more »

Playing it true

Working on a two actor play, written and directed by Dilip Shankar that presents the essence of Gita, the actor, an alumnus of the... Read more »

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide

He was found hanging at his home by his domestic help who alerted the police. Read more »

Makarand Deshpande “Film releases on OTT not the solution”

"The industry is badly impacted and I am looking forward to the government to help it, because if you say only 30 per cent... Read more »