Can the heroine in our films ever come out on top? In a year which has seen endless controversies over films headlined by women, here’s some good news: 2017 will be remembered for a handful of women (and some men) who were willing to step out of the lakshman rekha and claim agency for themselves.
Ali Abbas Zafar on working with Salman Khan again and why his last film, Sultan, was not regressive. With two hits and a reasonably successful Gunday (2014), behind him, Zafar speaks about his journey
Other fans predicted that I would be blown away by Amitabh Bachchan or Rajesh Khanna. But neither of these heroes lodged in my heart the way Shashi Kapoor has.
A quaint joint in Mumbai has been rustling up delicious local fare for nearly a century.
How bird-watching became fashionable in India.
He also talks about the grand feast he’s helming at Amer Fort.
At Manushi Chhillar’s village, beneath the veneer of celebration is the same sorry narrative of stifling patriarchy.
Cherrapunji of today is gradually becoming less and less like the Cherrapunji of the record books, which once received 1,500 mm of rain in a single day.
The story of Prabh Deep Sagar, a 23-year-old rapper who has taken the Indian hip-hop scene by storm, is the story of the grimy underbelly of Delhi-18. A high-school dropout, the artiste is critical of the pressures put on students by the education system and their families.
Here’s why it has been integral to love, war and trade since ancient times.
Shakarkandi, socks and quilts that got a new lease of life. A Purani Dilli winter was made of these.
Let environmentalists mull over and help build a future generation of green citizens with their books on trees.
What was once the most bountiful season in Delhi has now wilted under an unrelenting cloud of smog.
Mahesh Elkunchwar’s Wada trilogy is a nine-hour long theatrical throwback that traces the evolution of the joint family structure in our society.
As storyteller and compulsive archivist, Shubigi’s immersive tongue-in-cheek books, artworks and installations employ puns, both textual and visual.