International House of Pancakes, the iconic American pancake house, has made its way to India with an abridged menu.
Winners of a design exhibition in the Capital will showcase their talent for all things familiar in Germany.
Writer-director Rahul Dahiya on why he chose to throw light on women’s desire in his debut film, G Kutta Se, and the need to show it to a young India.
Emerging artists from the country design artwork based on their observations in Delhi neighbourhoods
Indian women don cow masks in photographer Sujatro Ghosh’s latest series that highlights safety for women
One of India’s favourite authors, Ruskin Bond, on the company of undemanding ghosts, his obsession with semi-colons and why he ought to have named his recently-released autobiography, 'Twenty-Two Steps'
Australia-based museum conservator Vinod Daniel on how museums can be more than exhibition sites.
Chennai-based Madras Youth Choir’s tunes will resonate in Washington for JF Kennedy’s centenary celebrations.
A photo-performance project recreates iconic works of Amrita Sher-Gil, Gustav Klimt and Mughal miniatures, creating new ways of looking.
An exhibition in Delhi frames faces from Somalia, Afghanistan, Myanmar and Sri Lanka to mark World Refugee Day
Actor Akshaye Khanna, who will be seen as a police officer in the upcoming Sridevi-starrer, Mom, on getting back to acting after a brief hiatus, the possibility of rejection and the legacy of his father, Vinod Khanna.
Life in India is tough enough. At least we can count on the staggering intellectuals who have written this gem of a booklet to give us a few laughs. It’s not worth wasting newsprint rubbishing the Ayush Ministry’s laughably unscientific theories for pregnant women since you don’t need to be a doctor to gauge its ludicrousness.
The process of finding, preserving and archiving the materials unearthed a number of interesting insights not just into the history of the building itself, but also revealed a lot about how it functioned and how exhibitions were organised.
Pune-based photographer Sandesh Bhandare has since spent the following 15 years, off and on, tracking tamasha troupes and the evolution of the folk art form through a series of pictures. He was in Mumbai early this week to talk about tamasha as part of Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum’s ‘Museum Katta’ property.
Will the letter to the I&B Ministry help filmmakers get a screening at IDSFFK? The three films are all based on subjects that have been at the heart of controversies recently. Kathu Lukose’s March, March, March looks at the protests in Jawaharlal Nehru University after student leader Kanhaiya Kumar’s arrest.
The first song of Tubelight released in the list was Radio; one of the more catchy pieces in the album. Radio is an ode to well, the radio when it was still a bulky box and a generation gathered around it.
The food comes with robust memories and familiar flavours.
Playwright Purva Naresh on Jatinga, runaway girls, suicidal birds and a surreal train journey.
Designer Anita Dongre is all set to go international with the launch of her first New York store.
Actor Rasika Dugal, who wrapped up the shoot of Manto’s biopic this week, talks about playing the author’s wife, being an ‘indie actor’ and the roles she is looking forward to
Neha Bhasin, who has won numerous awards in the best playback category this year, on turning age-old Punjabi songs on their head, and reclaiming fame on her own terms
Actor Akash Thosar of Sairat fame plays an urban college student in his second film Friendship Unlimited
Sridhar Rangayan, festival director and founder of Kashish, on the recent edition of the queer film festival, being inclusive, and opening up discussions on sexuality
A festival reveals culinary secrets of erstwhile Indian royal families.
For those familiar with Kalashetra Manipur, Theatre of the Earth comes as a tribute; for those who have not watched a Kanhailal-Sabitri play, it is a glimpse of two astute performers. The film provides the dots; the audience will need to join these with their own emotions and experiences.
Director Feroz Abbas Khan adapts the epic Mughal-e-Azam into a musical, with elaborate stage sets and costumes, which has the scope of cinema and the soul of theatre
Why the case for ajinomoto in momos holds no meat.
Three documentary filmmakers, who have been denied screening at the film festival in Kerala, on the making of their films and the way ahead.
A new graphic novel looks at the beauty and chaos of Mumbai through the lens of its street culture.
Unisex uniforms are the way forward to prevent charges of vulgarity.
Pankaj Butalia’s film on Vivan Sundaram, titled In Search of the Found Object, explores the artist’s mind
Asmita is celebrating its 25th year with an annual theatre festival on till July 28, a range of workshops, and their latest play, Hindu Code Bill.
The notes of Khamaj, the raga used most in semi-classical musical forms, had resonated in the Abbey Road Studios in 1966, when George Harrison recorded Within you, without you, the famed Beatles’ piece that showcased Harrison’s understanding of the Vedas and his affection for Hindustani classical music. He used sitar, dilruba and tabla to present […]
Chef Franck Geuffroy, who is in country for workshops on French cuisine, says that passion and patience are his most important ingredients.
At Moolchand Parantha, night turns to day as visitors flock for their favourite goodies.
The project showcases four broad categories — iconography, movements, weaving traditions and design but at the core of the India chapter is the ubiquitous sari.