With ‘Eklavya’ and improvisation, Manekshaw battles Pandemic for theatre

Manekshaw, who trained at Wesleyan University in the US and then went on to do an MFA in Theater Direction from Birkbeck admits that... Read more »

Pankaj Udhas “I am missing the magic of live”

Feeling that in current times, the whole narrative has been around Covid, and many other diseases which also require urgent attention were being ignored,... Read more »

Drew Barrymore: I know what it’s like to lose and work for things

"It's crazy, I've never felt more humble and grateful in my entire life than I do right now to be alive, to have two... Read more »

Gauri and Shah Rukh Khan, first Bollywood hosts on Airbnb

The home's deeply personal aesthetic captures the family's many memories over the years. Photographs and knick-knacks line a wall in the master bedroom. Original... Read more »

Race for the Oscars

"I could clearly see the racial discrimination in the US too. At some point, I felt so much like an outsider, not welcomed there.... Read more »

‘Rebellious Lord’ reveals multifaceted Meghnad Desai

He was active in theatre at various times, even as he taught at the LSE. He pioneered economic concepts for Britain's Labour Party, was... Read more »

Yasmin Kidwai “All for artists in times of Corona” – Sukant Deepak

"Honestly, I did not know how I could help. Offering money to the artists might have seemed disrespectful. Also, they must be craving for... Read more »

Soumitra Chattopadhyay: Bangla cinema’s Alt Superstar

Importantly, Soumitra Chattopadhyay's greatness as a screen icon will survive the test of time in Bengali pop lore because he had something for everyone.... Read more »

Being Tillotama Shome, and not taking herself seriously

Director Rohena Gera's debut film, which revolves around Ratna (Tillotama Shome) working as domestic live-in help with Ashwin (Vivek Gomber), a man from a... Read more »

Scam 1992 sets new standards for biopics – Vinod Mirani

The audience today may or may not have the patients to watch it in one go. In those days, going to film was about... Read more »

Sudhir Mishra “I have lost a bit of my swag after pandemic”

"You know, (author) Manu Joseph once wrote an article about me and said that 'I'm the collector of frail men'. Now, I see myself... Read more »

Jatin Pandit’s son collaborates with father on new single

This song was not planned, and neither were the collaborations. We came up with this song in the lockdown. I was at home, everyone... Read more »

Unexplored music trends Indians must check out

Do you remember the times when people used to go to various music stores to find Cassettes and CDs of newly released albums? While... Read more »

Kriti Kharbanda “An actor must be thick-skinned”

You should be your biggest cheerleader. The moment you give up on yourself, the world will refuse to help. And when one decides not... Read more »

How Pedro Pascal prepared for ‘The Mandalorian’

"I re-watched all the movies in the order they were released. I was like, 'Let me dip back into my childhood first and watch... Read more »

B’wood stars dazzle on Day 4 of digital LFW

Sonakshi and Ishaan featured as muses in the fashion film presented by designer Kunal Rawal. He launched his latest line of occasion wear, Process,... Read more »

Shantanu Moitra’s silence of sound

The National Award winning composer, who is currently working on the film 'Sardar Udham Singh', and prefers to do only one movie a year... Read more »

Mazes, illusions and effects; inside Filmmaker Soumitra’s Ranade’s world

That immediately kicked an idea inside filmmaker Soumitra Ranade's mind and he soon finished the first draft of the book 'Bhrigu and the Palace... Read more »

Kolkata Ma Durga idol as migrant worker impresses B’wood stars, fans

"No matter what people tell you, words n ideas can change the world -- Most stunning depiction of #maadurga by Bengal artist Pallab Bhowmik.... Read more »

S. Hussain Zaidi “Painful to see journalism reduced to soap opera”

"We realize that while Hussain is a gifted and prolific writer, he can do only so many books himself. The big idea is for... Read more »