Filmmaker Priya Sen’s exhibition of archival sound, text and projections reveals migration stories from Trinidad, Mauritius and western India.
In February, CBFC refused certification to Lipstick Under My Burkha for being “lady oriented” and contains “sexual scenes, abusive words”.
Friends-turned-collaborators Maneesh Sharma and Akshay Roy on their film Meri Pyaari Bindu and recreating the ’90s.
Comic Vir Das on his latest Netflix show, self-censoring and getting funnier with age.
Artists respond to an abandoned house in south Delhi by drawing their home from memory .
Textile maven Martand Singh, who put Indian weaves on the global map, passes away at 70.
Chetan Bhagat finds himself in a plagiarism row.
Lilly Singh’s debut book, How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Surviving Conquering Life, is a glamorous primer to help readers get ahead in life.
An exhibition on chintz, the trade cloth of India, shows an artist’s flair for ancient techniques.
An exhibition at Mumbai's Piramal Museum of Art highlights the issues of fakes and forgeries in Indian art.
An art project in Delhi University draws parallels between folklore and Dr BR Ambedkar’s ideals.
Shubhashish Bhutiani, director of Mukti Bhawan, on creating a story about death at 25, how age has little to do with mature cinema, and his mental notes on history and religion
For women, divorce continues to be a raw deal.
The second Zohra Segal Festival of the Arts brings together the diva’s multiple interests, from theatre and dance to films
Karan Johar on his book, An Unsuitable Boy, being an introvert and how nepotism became Bollywood’s latest buzzword
The Mumbai Poetry Festival this weekend will also mark 25 years of the literary journal, Abhida
With her latest movie Maatr, actor Raveena Tandon sends out a strong message against assaults on women
Singapore-based artist Joan Marie Kelly turns encounters with people into works of art
Hindi poet Sudhanshu Firdaus on his first volume, to be published by Sahitya Akademi, and why writing nature poetry is a political act
Atef Ali Al Quaderi — the 35th descendent of the Prophet — finds himself in the eye of a storm after he reportedly pronounced a fatwa against Sonu Nigam
As the Sonu Nigam saga continues, a quick look at what the whole brouhaha is all about
Khoj, a prototype for non-commercial art initiatives across India, turns 20
The launch of Shubhra Gupta’s 50 Films That Changed Bollywood saw a lively discussion on the film industry and its evolution
Egyptian political satirist Bassem Youssef on the Arab Spring, the absence of political satire, and his new book Revolution for Dummies
A think tank in Delhi brings traditional skills of India into a progressive and viable economic structure
Veteran actor Kamini Kaushal, who recently turned 90, on her idyllic childhood and eventful career as actor and puppeteer.
An online community radio tunes into the indie music scene in India and abroad
Chunky Pandey on dreaming in Bangla, his role in Begum Jaan and living with his name.
Candy & Green serves vegetarian fare that is light and delicious
Textile artist and designer Priya Ravish Mehra pays an ode to skilled darners, better-known as the rafoogars, in her latest solo.
A special menu will steer clear of standard treats to celebrate home-cooked Easter food.
Tamil poet Manushya Puthiran on eating meat with Mahatma Gandhi and demonetisation
A 16-year-old raps about the Mumbai he’s grown up in, its beauty and flaws
The much-awaited annual exhibition of the College of Art, Delhi, showcases the best of art produced by its students
The restaurant industry, already reeling under the highway liquor ban, reacts to the government’s plan to regulate portion sizes.
Abhay Deol’s takedown of filmstars who sell fairness cream goes viral.