Anushree Majumdar


Lives in Little Boxes
Sat, Mar 17, 2018

Adman-turned-filmmaker Arjun Mukerjee’s Three Storeys offers a glimpse of the self-contained worlds in a Mumbai chawl

‘I’ve grown up around women, my work is about women’
Fri, Mar 16, 2018

Aditya Kripalani on his new-found fame after an award at the Berlin Independent Film Festival, and his curious muses of the night

Royal Russian Ballet brings Swan Lake to Mumbai
Mon, Mar 12, 2018

Presented by Navrasa Duende, a Gurgaon-based production house, the ballet is choreographed by Vladmir Troschenko, and directed by Anatoliy Kazatskiy.

Sridevi funeral: Fans pour in from across the nation to catch a last glimpse
Thu, Mar 01, 2018

The 37-degree heat and haze appeared not to deter Mumbaikars or dampen the spirit of those such as Mandal, who had come from all parts of the country.

From Chaalbaaz to Lamhe: Sridevi’s electric double roles
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

Sridevi performed a double role in six films during her lifetime and remains unparalleled in her ability to bring those characters to life.

Mad, bad and dangerous: Sumukhi Suresh on her acting stint in ‘Pushpavalli’
Sun, Feb 18, 2018

With Pushpavalli, her web series about a girl who stalks her love interest, stand-up comic artiste Sumukhi Suresh is on her way to earning her stripes as an actor.

In the Mood for Love
Mon, Feb 12, 2018

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.

‘When music hits you, that is beauty in action’
Thu, Feb 08, 2018

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

A classic car rally and exhibition in Jaipur keeps its tryst with tradition
Sun, Feb 04, 2018

The exhibition will be held on the lawns of Taj Jai Mahal Palace. Built in the Indo-Saracenic style, the venue provides the perfect ambience for exhibiting classic cars. This year’s highlights include a 1936 Pierce Arrow, a 1930 Rolls Royce, and a 1922 Wolseley Tourer.

Rupi Kaur: The attractive, marketable social media icon critics love to rage at and young Instagrammers flock to
Sun, Feb 04, 2018

Last year, a 3,000-word BuzzFeed article criticised Rupi Kaur for positioning herself as the voice of South Asian immigrant women. Kaur’s eyes widen, and she allows herself a little laugh

Being a feminist, and a sexual creature is still complicated says Author Helen Fielding
Fri, Feb 02, 2018

On her recent India trip, Helen Fielding, author of Bridget Jones’s Diary, spoke about the #MeToo campaign and using humour as a coping mechanism

‘Trump’s rhetoric is felt more acutely in other countries’
Tue, Jan 30, 2018

At the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival, Spotlight journalist Michael Rezendes spoke about the challenges of investigative journalism in an increasingly digitised newsroom

Reaching For the Blues
Thu, Jan 25, 2018

Blues legend John Mayall is bringing his music to India. Next month, Mayall will take the stage at the 8th Mahindra Blues Festival.

A day in the life Deepak Kumar, 27, a boom operator on a TV set in Mumbai: The silence of the shadows
Sun, Jan 21, 2018

On Jan 7, a boom boy died in a TV set fire, going unnoticed for over 24 hours. As he works unseen, unheard, just out of the spotlight, Kumar isn’t surprised

Israel loves Bollywood… I love Bollywood: Benjamin Netanyahu
Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Prior to his visit to India to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties between India and Israel, Netanyahu’s initiative to invite Bollywood to shoot films in Israel was well known and advertised.

A place to call home: A city always knows when your heart is full
Sun, Jan 14, 2018

You can leave a city far behind, but it only takes a minute to remember that home is where the heart once was.

The Woman Who is Me
Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Jayashree Singh, one of Indian rock’s original stars, is no more. Since the 1970s, she has inspired generations of musicians across the country

Of Human Bondage
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Filmmaker Atanu Ghosh’s latest film, Mayurakshi, is winning critics over with its terrific performances and a fine script

Big apple dreams: Bill Hayes on New York and his new book
Sun, Jan 07, 2018

Bill Hayes on his upcoming book and how New York shaped his work and broke his heart.

Guerrilla Radio: Kefaya merges protest and folk music from all over the globe with jazz
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

Kefaya means ‘enough’ in Arabic, and the unofficial term used to describe the grassroots liberation movement in Egypt that led to the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011.