Yamini Mehta, International Head of Indian and South Asian Art at Sotheby’s talks about the modernists and the future of the Indian art market.
Two compelling docufeatures screened at the Berlinale urge you to ask some hard questions.
At the third edition of India Arch Dialogue in Delhi, photographers and architects lay out architectural marvels dotted around the world.
Beyond the reception their film has received internationally, Amit Madheshiya and Shirley Abraham's engagement with the subject isn’t quite over yet. They are also working on a book that can tell the tales they couldn’t through the film or the photographs.
Sardesai’s impassioned speech, full of loathing for North Indians and what they’re doing to Goa, conjures a picture of an invasion of dodgy khap panchayats, and black SUV driving opportunists.
Artist Yasmin Jahan Nupur highlights the intricate art of jamdani weaving to put the spotlight on the fading art form
Actor Pallavi Joshi on starring in Heena Dsouza’s short film Pressure Cooker, her comeback, and television shows becoming more regressive
The number five plays an important role in Punjab’s history and culture, as an exhibition on the state shows
French artist Jean-Marc Bustamante on the need to experiment with art and exhibition spaces
Jasleen Dhamija writes about food and flirtation, balancing spontaneity with discretion, in her new book A Gourmet’s Journey: Discovering the Exotic and Erotic in Food
Orza aims to broaden the soft spot Delhi has for Awadhi and Kashmiri food
Oru Adaar Love song Manikya Malaraya Poovi, that has made Priya Prakash Varrier a national sensation, is not really new for most familiar with the rich tradition of Mappila Paattu. It was originally composed by Thalassery K Refeeque in 1978.
An exhibition at Mumbai’s oldest museum tackles big questions about the nature of the Anthropocene
The Pakistani remake of Mahesh Bhatt’s 1982 Arth rides high on emotion and stylised narration. The songs by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and composer Sahir Ali Bagga in the film won praise from Mahesh Bhatt as well.
The sari has seen many mutations, affected by culture, region, and social meanings.
Rimple and Harpreet Narula, costume designers for Padmaavat, on their first cinematic outing, blending cultures and learning on the job
In the video of Manikya Malaraya Poovi, set against the background of a school function, we see a number of students, including Priya Prakash Varrier, who in the throes of first love, blush, giggle and make moony eyes at each other.
Theatre Olympics is set to begin on February 17, but some of the country’s top theatre personalities are staying away
Director Anand Tiwari on Love Per Square Foot, the millennials and what makes us curious as a nation.
The India Art Fair garnered a larger body of collectors and catered to the uninitiated public.
Filmmaker Neeraj Pandey's upcoming film Aiyaary is set against the backdrop of the army. In an interview to Indian Express, Neeraj shares his opinion on hypernationalism, Aiyaary's changing release dates and the involvement of the Ministry of Defence.
A dichotomy of fear and ferocity lingers through the works of Mumbai-based artist Anju Dodiya.
After a viewing of the film’s trailer, it’s easy to see what he means by “love-love” — two beautiful leads encounter each other in the most serendipitous of ways, and though love’s course never runs smooth, a happy ending appears to be in place.
Post Edward Snowden and Julian Assange, there has been a positive shift in attitudes towards whistleblowing, yet it carries a strong negative connotation. Nobody likes a snitch. In India, especially, whistleblowers tend to end up badly.
As Ranveer Singh dives into the role of a rapper for Gully Boy, he talks about finding joy in the prep, and playing Alauddin Khilji.
PadMan music review: Out of the five compositions that has generated much buzz, some are pleasant, while some are completely forgettable. But what really hits the mark, is the careful and sharp play of words by Kausar Munir, who shines more than Amit Trivedi in some pieces.
Hollywood actor James Marsden on the versatility that acting affords and the asset of his good looks.
The India Art Fair in Delhi presents multiple lenses to view social issues, questions the value of art, and keeps its promise with the Masters
In its first edition, The Irregulars Art Fair brings together independent artists to question established norms of the art world
At an Express Masterclass in Delhi, psychotherapist Gloria Burrett shared insights with parents on how to handle tantrums and why children lie
The India Art Fair, which opens today in Delhi, promises to frame our interest with Modernists, tribal art and craft, photography, films and conversations
Woyzeck, considered one of the first true modern dramas, gets a highly physical adaptation by Nikhil Mehta in a black box theatre
Prof Kate Fletcher on questioning materialism and having difficult conversations with the fashion industry.
British jazz-fusion guitar maestro, John McLaughlin, 76, on thanking America for the success of the Mahavishnu Orchestra, his friendship with Miles Davis, and his Grammy win last week
The Express Film Club presented the nuances of work-life balance in its latest outing in Delhi
Dancer Jonathan Hollander on his dance composition, Shakti: A Return to the Source