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March 25, 2017 12:42 am

Composers Salim-Sulaiman, known for their commercially successful soundtrack in Chak De India, have refrained from too much frenzy and come out with something edifying and uplifting.

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March 25, 2017 12:30 am

The Indian film industry may have evolved, but screenwriters still feel stifled

Paula Sengupta, Tabo Monastery in Spiti, Stupa of Boudhanath in Kathmandu, Manjunath Kamath,The Man, The Word, The Tree, The Text, Indira Gandhi National Center, Omanthai checkpoint, Renu Modi of Gallery Espace, A Tale of Two Cities,Theertha Yatra, Jagath Weerasinghe, Indira Gandhi National Center, India news, National news Art news India, India Art news, Latest news, India news
March 25, 2017 12:15 am

Eleven artists from India and Sri Lanka respond to the scared cities of Varanasi and Anuradhapura, replicating their rhythm and complexities in their work 

March 24, 2017 2:46 pm

Deepan Sivaraman’s ambitious production, The Legends of Khasak travels to Jaipur this weekend. A look at the unusual actors who make up the cast of the play

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March 24, 2017 3:34 pm

Michelin-starred chefs Sriram Aylur and Srijith Gopinathan talk about the unacknowledged potential of Indian food and their shared love for coconut.

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March 23, 2017 6:41 pm

Pakistani author Reema Abbasi on tracing the history of Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti, being called a heathen and the cultural appropriations of Sufism.

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March 23, 2017 12:44 am

Subhadeep Guha on soul-searching for Understanding Macbeth and why politics interests him

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March 23, 2017 12:29 am

Ending her break, actor Drew Barrymore returns as a suburban realtor with a cannibalistic streak

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March 23, 2017 12:21 am

FICCI Frames Convention hosts a panel discussion on Bollywood's new found love for movies with gender-neutral scripts and misogyny media and entertainment industries.

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March 22, 2017 12:32 am

Hemant Sagar of Indo-French label Lecoanet Hemant on their retrospective exhibition and why fashion needs technology

Prasoon Poddar, Arpana Caur’s Academy of Fine Arts and Literature, Ajaya Kumar and Abhimanue VG, Abhishek Narayan Verma, Anjum Chaturvedi, Uday Singh, Unexplored Spaces, World School of Design, India news, Latest news, India news, National news, latest news
March 22, 2017 12:24 am

A group exhibition explores social and political divergence

Swapna Liddle, Bhagirath Palace, Begum Samru, Shah Alam II, Ghulam Qadir, Yes Institute, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, Delhi: 14 Historic Walks, Chandni Chowk: The Mughal City of Old Delhi, Shahjahanabad, Art and history of India, History of Delhi, Delhi architecture, Delhi architecture history, India news, National news
March 22, 2017 12:07 am

Author and historian Swapna Liddle walks through the lanes of Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi, telling stories of war, murder, aspiration and devotion

Photography at Play, Nasreen Mohamedi, Jyoti Bhatt, Diva Gujral, Lalit Kala Akademi, NS Bendre, KG Subramanyan and Sankho Chaudhuri, Bhatt, Nasreen Mohamedi and Bhupendra Karia, Raghu Rai and Homai Vyarawalla, Art in India. Art in India news, National news, Latest news
March 21, 2017 4:51 am

An exhibition looks at Baroda’s place in Indian art photography through the works of three major artists

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March 21, 2017 12:53 am

The finale of the AIFW 2017 was all about sustainable fashion and Mughal-inspired motifs

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March 21, 2017 12:02 am

A film on the designs of Delhi-based architect Raj Rewal draws attention to the architecture that honours the vernacular yet is technologically sound

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March 20, 2017 6:04 pm

Lehanga jhaake, sung by Indu Sonali, captures exactly what the film aims to. Sonali is fantastic in her rendition of the double entendre as the thump pounds are offered by the extremely talented Sachin Sawant.

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March 18, 2017 12:16 am

As India’s first children’s literature festival, Bookaroo bags award at the London Book Fair, co-founders Swati Roy and Jo Williams talk about their journey.

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March 18, 2017 12:12 am

Day Two of the Amazon India Fashion Week saw spunky and youthful designs grace the ramp.

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March 18, 2017 12:05 am

The play Ganapati, directed by the late Veenapani Chawla, highlights the importance of dissent in Indian tradition.

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March 17, 2017 3:00 am

In her latest exhibition, Tarini Sethi addresses people’s discomfort with their body image.

March 17, 2017 2:57 am

The ongoing Amazon India Fashion Week has brought handloom textiles and fabrics from across India into sharp focus.

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March 17, 2017 10:47 am

Rajkummar Rao on his role in Trapped, what makes a method actor and his relationship with Hansal Mehta.

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March 16, 2017 12:29 am

The Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn-Winter 2017 started with an ode to handwoven fabrics.

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March 16, 2017 12:11 pm

Designer Sanjay Garg on the launch of his flagship store in Mumbai and his quest to keep tradition relevant.

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March 16, 2017 12:15 am

Veteran artist Paramjit Singh’s invented landscapes borrow from his numerous travels and imagined territories.

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March 15, 2017 12:01 am

Ravinder Randhawa on writing songs for Anaarkali Of Arrah and the need for making political assertion through art.

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March 15, 2017 12:00 am

Tarun Tahiliani and Amit Aggarwal talk about their joint finale show at the Amazon India Fashion Week.

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March 17, 2017 7:42 am

The allegations against TVF founder Arunabh Kumar have opened a can of worms, and also put focus on the ‘bro code’ prevalent in start-ups.

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March 13, 2017 6:58 am

Thousands of couples in India are seeking divorce for the simplest and best of reasons, that they no longer like each other.

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March 13, 2017 2:19 am

Perciyal’s next project is wooden books.“I am making books with wood from old wooden doors, which came from Burma. The idea is to have enough books to shape a library,” she says.

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March 13, 2017 1:48 am

Uttar Pradesh’s Kheriya is a village largely inhabited by glass bangle-making Muslim families.

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March 11, 2017 1:08 am

Yuki Ellias reworks the Ganpati myth in Elephant in the Room and wins the META for Best Actor (Female).

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March 11, 2017 1:04 am

In the world of music, Holi represents the day of being swamped with colour till no identity is left.

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March 11, 2017 12:58 am

For everyone else, Holi may be a ‘riot of colours’ but for us, it has always been the time to splurge on forbidden delights.

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March 9, 2017 11:57 pm

Bhima, shortlisted for META 2017, explores masculinity and vulnerability in a mythological hero

March 9, 2017 12:05 am

Artist-writer Shakti Maira’s latest exhibition is an affirmation of his thoughts on pluralism