November 21, 2017 6:39 am

Loosely based on a survivor’s book it tells the story of a father who tries to keep his young son’s spirits up by pretending the concentration camp is just a game.

November 21, 2017 6:37 am

In an interview, Swaroop talks about his fascination with mythology, Battle of Banaras, and the controversies around the latest edition of IFFI.

A retrospective looks at the many strands that make Sakti Burman’s distinctive oeuvre
November 21, 2017 6:31 am

“There have been periodic exhibitions and people are familiar with Sakti’s work, but I wanted to present it in all its richness, and show the full spectrum of his work,” says Hoskote.

November 18, 2017 2:15 pm

In a new space, Manish Mehrotra retains the dexterity that made him the master of modern Indian cuisine

November 18, 2017 1:39 am

An exhibition documents the life and times of Indian soldiers in Europe during the first and second Battle Of Ypres

November 17, 2017 9:52 am

To be held between November 2017 and February 2018, Bonjour India will cover 100 programmes in 33 Indian cities and showcase concerts, literary meetings, film festivals, debates, conferences and food festivals, besides educational and scientific exchanges.

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November 17, 2017 12:53 am

The Capital’s sighted get an experience of walking in their city like its visually challenged

November 17, 2017 7:42 am

Comedian Kapil Sharma on learning from his mistakes, returning to television and his upcoming film Firangi.

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November 16, 2017 12:32 am

While Shiromani Akali Dal MPs had already made it clear they would not attend the meeting as the CM was himself staying away, even the Congress MPs did not cooperate.

November 16, 2017 9:22 am

The nine Marathi films include Kaasav; Ventilator, directed by Rajesh Mapuskar and produced by Priyanka Chopra; Kshitij: A Horizon by Manouj Kadaamh; Kachcha Limbu by Prasad Oak; Maza Bhirbhira by Yogesh Soman and Vivek Wagh among others.

November 16, 2017 9:26 am

The festival will begin today with what is being described as an “intellectual slugfest” between Oxford historian Peter Frankopan and Parliamentarian and litfest regular Shashi Tharoor.

November 16, 2017 9:27 am

One memory seems to have encroached upon his new production —when Raina’s mother died, the family didn’t have a shroud as Srinagar was sealed that day.

November 16, 2017 12:05 am

Amidst outrage over boxing the sari as a symbol of Hindutva, a look at its many definitions in the country.

November 15, 2017 12:54 am

West Bengal’s big win of the GI tag for its signature confectionery, rasogolla, calls for a look at its origin and significance

November 15, 2017 6:26 pm

Author Amit Chaudhuri enters a new world with his photography exhibition in London.

November 15, 2017 12:10 am

Why German director Harald Fuhrmann keeps coming back to the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts in Dharamsala every year.

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November 14, 2017 1:31 am

At a press conference, the film fraternity extends support to Bhansali’s Padmavati, stays ambiguous on S Durga and Nude

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November 14, 2017 1:22 am

In the 10th year of its parade, the Delhi Queer Pride committee presented its list of demands for social accountability

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November 14, 2017 1:14 am

Filmmakers Ravi Jadhav and Sanal Sasidharan question the removal of their films from the upcoming edition of IFFI’s Indian Panorama

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November 16, 2017 8:51 pm

Mumbai-based Tejaswini Apte-Rahm on why the short story is an important literary form what it takes to be a full time writer

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November 13, 2017 9:47 am

Designer Sandeep Sangaru's designs made it to Christie’s London sale last month, earning him four times the Indian price for a bamboo coat stand designed by him

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November 13, 2017 9:49 am

The final nail in Indigo’s proverbial coffin is the video of their ground staff manhandling a passenger, who had disembarked at the Delhi airport. After it became prime time news on TV, Indigo apologised and has taken action against the staff.

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November 11, 2017 1:15 am

Right-wing group Bajrang Dal, on Friday, held a demonstration against the release of the upcoming film- Padmavati and demanded a ban on it.

November 11, 2017 12:58 am

Paris-based artist Maya Burman on fantasy lands in her new solo, and how France has influenced what she puts on the canvas

November 11, 2017 9:01 am

Majid Majidi’s Beyond the Clouds to open IFFI next week.

November 11, 2017 7:47 am

Filmmaker-writer Tanuja Chandra on her new film Qarib Qarib Singlle, the dialogue between life and movies, and the illusion of first love

November 10, 2017 9:08 am

Once a Transformers fan, Andrew Griffith now works on the comic book franchise. The American artist, who will be a guest at the Comic Con, talks about switching sides.

November 10, 2017 12:05 am

The Indian Express Film Club screened Nebraska, a story about human emotions and reverence for life

November 10, 2017 9:08 am

What makes these web comics stand out in the itinerary of the Comic Con is that they defy convention in terms of content.

November 10, 2017 12:00 am

The Story Of Space, a festival in Goa, invites its audience to celebrate the concept of ‘space’ through multiple lenses

November 9, 2017 9:34 am

Baubles by this “California-chic-meets-Bollywood-glam” brand have been worn by Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, Eva Longoria, Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra, among others.

November 9, 2017 9:38 am

Musicians Sandro Schneebeli and Max Pizio — from Switzerland’s Ticino, play a plethora of instruments. It's an intense experience — one hour without any distraction.

November 9, 2017 9:35 am

The story of the ill-fated tower and the people who could no longer communicate with each other is the inspiration for artist and filmmaker KM Madhusudhanan’s ongoing solo, “Babel” at the Guild Art Gallery in Alibaug, near Mumbai.

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November 8, 2017 9:20 am

Robin Baker was at the British Council in Delhi, where he was promoting Shiraz, a 1928 film restored by the BFI. The silent film set in the Mughal period shares how a simple girl, Selima, became Mumtaz Mahal.

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November 8, 2017 12:08 pm

With a slate of cherry-picked movies, indepth interactions and beautiful venues, DIFF provides a great opportunity to reinforce the joys of cinema

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November 8, 2017 9:20 am

At her lecture titled “Naya Lahore: Contemporary Art Practices in Lahore” at the India International Centre in Delhi, last week, artist and art educator Salima Hashmi shared these and many more anecdotes relating to art being produced in Pakistan.