Gold, value of Gold, Gold: the art of zari, Mayank Mansingh Kaul, Europe Renaissance, influence of gold in Indian society
September 26, 2017 12:50 am

An exhibition on zari honours its functionality as much as its technique

Indian jazz, Human Bondage,  International Jazz Fest, Delhi  International Jazz Fest, indian express news
September 26, 2017 12:44 am

Radha Thomas, one of India’s well-known jazz musicians, on her first love, doing a Bob Marley redux, and singing to dhrupad taal

Ramlila, Ramleela, Dusshera, Ramayana, Ramlilas in Delhi, major Ramlilas in Delhi, art and culture
September 26, 2017 12:38 am

At the biggest Ramlila performances in the city, Bollywood stars and top professionals play out the dramatic moments of the Ramayana

english, regional languages, english language, learn english, mother tongue, native language, indian express
September 25, 2017 1:24 am

It’s not only English that matters

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September 25, 2017 1:08 am

An exhibition examines the issues of cow politics and censorship to reflect on the roots of provocation in the country

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September 25, 2017 12:56 am

In his monograph on Manaku, art historian BN Goswamy reconstructs the life and art of the 18th-century Pahari painter

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September 23, 2017 12:13 am

The movie, which also features actor Pankaj Tripathi, Raghubir Yadav and Anjali Patil in key roles, has been garnering positive reviews ever since its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival in February.

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September 23, 2017 12:00 am

Farhan Akhtar on star-backed movies not working this year, interacting with his audience and his agnostic upbringing

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September 23, 2017 12:00 am

Bharatanatyam dancer Jyotsna Shourie initiates a conversation between Sita and Draupadi

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September 22, 2017 12:00 am

Anatoliy Kazatskiy, director of Royal Russian Ballet, on bringing Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece, Swan Lake, to India

Shakila, actress Shakila, Shakila death, bollywood actress Shakila, bollywood news, guru dutt, indian express
September 22, 2017 12:00 am

The film she is best known for was Guru Dutt’s Aar Paar (1954), in which she played a gangster’s moll, and immortalised two classic Geeta Dutt songs — Babuji Dheere Chalna and Hoon Abhi Main Jawan — on the screen.

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September 22, 2017 12:00 am

Sir Karl Jenkins, the most performed living composer in the world, on his new work, Alem

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September 21, 2017 12:59 am

A new fashion design brand is presenting high-quality Indian fabric to London

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September 21, 2017 12:45 am

A gender-based awareness project, by Feminism in India, is increasing the presence of eminent women from across the country on Wikipedia

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September 21, 2017 12:28 am

The Indian Express Film Club screening of G Kutta Se was topped off by a lively debate on how society polices women’s bodies and minds

September 20, 2017 12:10 am

A film attempts to capture the experiences in the life of journalist and diplomat, Kuldip Nayar

September 20, 2017 12:10 am

The second edition of the Big Little Book Awards will focus on Bengali literature for children.

September 20, 2017 12:05 am

A retrospective in Mumbai examines the legacy of Jitendra Arya, a pioneer of Indian photography

September 19, 2017 12:10 am

A research scholar and a National Award-winning filmmaker join forces to explore the history and relevance of a folk theatre form from Bihar, launda naach.

September 19, 2017 12:05 am

Kartick Chandra Pyne, who brought surrealism to Indian art, battled poverty and ill health to keep painting.

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September 18, 2017 12:00 am

Amar Kaushik on his National Award-winning film, Aaba, which uses silence as a figure of speech

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September 18, 2017 12:00 am

RS Prasanna on his directorial debut in Bollywood, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan

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September 18, 2017 3:28 pm

If you are to the manor born, own it

September 16, 2017 10:29 am

On day one of the Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival in Guwahati, local boy Shiladitya Bora talks of Assamese cinema and entering the big league

September 16, 2017 6:21 am

Classical singer Priyanka Barve is Feroz Abbas Khan’s Anarkali in Mughal-e-Azam. She admits to not wanting to be Madhubala, and the challenges of straddling vocals with dance and acting.

September 16, 2017 6:15 am

In his latest solo, artist Sumedh Rajendran transverses from the known to the unknown and immediate to the more distant.

September 15, 2017 9:39 pm

Model-turned-actor Monica Bellucci will be the first recipient of a special award instituted by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) to honour prominent women artistes in international cinema.

September 15, 2017 1:18 am

A new theatre space emerges from an old factory building and opens with a play in which a fresh script is composed from an ancient Indian text

September 15, 2017 1:04 am

In his latest solo show, artist Amitesh Shrivastava exposes the folly of neatly categorising lives and experiences and examines how art can transcend clear definitions

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September 14, 2017 12:05 am

Protagonists of Pankaj Butalia’s documentary, Mash Up, talk about their love for music and how their passion gave birth to new aspirations.

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September 14, 2017 12:03 am

Delhi-based designer Siddartha Tytler opens his first flagship store

David Lander, Tony Award nominee, Mughal-E-Azam, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, feroz abbas khan, indian express, lifestyle
September 14, 2017 12:02 am

David Lander, a two-time Tony Award nominee, on illuminating human conflicts on stage, from Beethoven’s obsession to the Iraq War to the politics of love in Mughal-E-Azam.

Kerala, Kerala songs, jimmy kimmel, shaan rahman, Jacobinte Swargarajyam, jimmikki kammal, indian express
September 13, 2017 12:04 am

The resulting composition, Entammede Jimikki Kammal (My Mother’s Earrings), exceeded all expectations. Since it was released a month ago, the song has become something of an anthem in Kerala, with the “Jimikki Kammal fever”, as it has been dubbed, spreading to other parts of the country as well.

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September 13, 2017 12:02 am

Feroz Abbas Khan’s Mughal-e-Azam isn’t anything like K Asif’s mammoth project but it is a heartfelt tribute worth appreciation and applause.

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September 14, 2017 5:11 pm

AR Rahman, India’s only Academy award-winning composer, on completing 25 years in music and keeping art away from politics.

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September 12, 2017 12:32 am

Artists of the city remember Arun Kuckreja, theatre director, scriptwriter and filmmaker.