Arjun Kapoor on being the quintessential Chetan Bhagat hero, his character in Half Girlfriend and why Vinod Khanna’s death shook him up
Anees Salim on death as a recurring theme in his narratives, his new book and why with each of his books writing becomes more difficult.
Romil and Jugal takes William Shakespeare’s immortal love story of Romeo and Juliet, and delivers it with a desi, gay twist.
Filmmaker Kabir Khan on his bond with Salman Khan, his new web series and why he feels it’s essential to wear his politics on his sleeves.
Born on October 6, 1946, in Peshawar, Khanna and his family moved to Mumbai after Partition.
Lilly Singh’s debut book, How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Surviving Conquering Life, is a glamorous primer to help readers get ahead in life.
Part fashion feature, part self-help, Lilly Singh's debut book 'How to be a bawse' is as colourful, irreverent and fun as her alter-ego, ||Superwoman||.
What does it take to date a black man in India? A thick skin and a growing awareness of how insidious racism can be.
Chunky Pandey on dreaming in Bangla, his role in Begum Jaan and living with his name.
American photographer Mark Bennington on the Bollywood movers, shakers and strugglers featured in his book, Living the Dream.
Filmmaker Avinash Das on growing up in Darbhanga, his Mumbai struggle and the making of Anaarkali of Aarah.
Govinda has scripted a comeback that has not gone to plan. Bollywood turned its back on him long ago. But can you love showbiz and not thank him for all the laughs?
Lata Mangeshkar on her overseas performances, sobbing fans and the time she was labelled a gambler.
Rajkummar Rao on his role in Trapped, what makes a method actor and his relationship with Hansal Mehta.
In spite of the film's powerhouse cast, there is no doubt — Pawar is the star of Lion.
Tess Joseph, casting director for Lion, on how she landed her first Hollywood assignment with Mira Nair and her approach to a project.
Surat-based Savi Sharma was the publishing phenomenon of 2016. This month, she is ready to set new sales records with her second novel.
Shoojit Sircar and Amit Roy talk about Running Shaadi helping friends elope and the trouble with telling stories today.
American blues singer Janiva Magness, who performed in Mumbai on Saturday, talks about her Grammy-nominated album
American short story writer George Saunders on sitting with the story for his first novel for 20 years, the timeliness of its release in Trump’s America and how kindness will counter xenophobia.
Billy Gibbons on getting lost in a slum, his beard and playing with Supersonic Blues Machine at the Mahindra Blues Festival
Actor-producer Tisca Chopra’s long dance with failure, sexism and success in Bollywood takes a fresh turn — with an award for her short film, Chutney.
Saroo Brierley, whose miraculous journey is the subject of Oscar-nominated film Lion, on his life in Australia and reuniting with his family in India after 25 years.
British author Alan Hollinghurst on his next novel, how music shapes his work and his mingling of the past and present.
Bee Rowlatt on what it means to be a feminist today and how motherhood continues to stack the odds against working women
McHugh is a scholar of Sanskrit and Indian cultural history at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
The hotel grounds will also be a site for installations and photo booths by artists Subodh Gupta, Jagmohan Mathodia and photographer Rohit Chawla.
Indian-American filmmaker Ram Devineni’s documentary The Karma Killings goes beyond the headlines to investigate the Nithari killings.
A genre-bending and genre-defying maverick, he is India’s latest export to the global jazz-electronic scene.
Irish novelist Tana French returns with another nuanced installment of her Dublin Murder Squad series
On Sunday, George Michael passed away at his home in Goring in Oxfordshire, England, at the age of 53, from a suspected heart failure.
In Calcutta, the season of giving begins and ends with a Jewish bakery
Michel Bussi is back; a mammoth Japanese crime novel looks at the darkness within.
Sri Lankan writer Anuk Arudpragasam on his debut novel, why he associates Chennai with freedom and learning to write in Tamil.
Jeff Kinney, creator of the Wimpy Kid series, on writing pangs, responsibility towards his readers and how a computer changed his personal story.
British novelist Martin Amis on writing, living in Trump’s America and the tricky business of being a writer’s son.
In Chauhan's novel, an IAF instructor, Hosannah Carvalho doles out wisdom to his trainees saying, “Aggression and awareness are the keywords to being a good Fighter.