Art, says the painter, has to be aesthetic, prompt people to think, reflect, transform and for him, constant experimentation and looking at life around with new perspectives is paramount. Photography, too, began with an urge to connect and communicate.
Different sectors have their own Ramlila with committees and people supporting the 10-day act, followed by a competition where the best Ramlila is chosen by a committee.
India Modern: Narratives from 20th Century Indian Art is on at Galleries of Punjab Kala Bhawan till October 7.
Progressive ideology, says Singh, a student of the department of Urdu, is their mantra, and literature, theatre, music are the best tools to get immediate response of students.
Chandigarh stalking case: The Bekhauf Azadi March march, says poet and activist Amy Singh, is not only a step in support of Varnika Kundu, but a call for creating a city which ensures that its women are safe, no matter where and what time.
The victim had been subjected to repeated rape allegedly by her maternal uncle, and the pregnancy was confirmed by doctors at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Chandigarh.
The girl, subjected to repeated rape, allegedly by her maternal uncle, is approximately 30 weeks pregnant, according to doctors at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Chandigarh, who have examined the girl.
Directed by well-known film-maker Tigmanshu Dhulia, Raag Desh, which will release on July 28 and stars Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh and Mohit Marwah in lead roles, is based on the Indian National Army trials during World War II.
Abhinet, the oldest theatre group of Chandigarh, is back with a festival of plays
Young artists from all over Punjab, chosen by Sudarshan Shetty for the Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi, share stories of their journey
The idea is to encourage young theatre artistes to reach out to audiences outside their spaces and in the process also interact with other theatre groups and develop their art.
After the Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi (CLKA) and the UT Administration joined hands to give the city a 90 foot x 14 foot wall at the entrance of the Government Hospital, Sector 16, the CLKA is taking the effort forward.
“Pebbles covered his office roof and walls and the small corners from the 1970s that you see in some photographs have been lost to development and expansion. Some images showcase the play of spaces and artistic use of levels” .
Not just Rock Garden, the work of the world-renowned artist who died two years ago is imprinted across Tricity. On his second death anniversary today, Chandigarh Newsline visits homes and other spaces in Tricity to map the spots where Nek Chand occupies a special place.
Nek Chand had created different blocks for displays, with one for the dolls, which he began creating in 1970.
Panjab University joined India Post in celebrating the literary contribution of thespian Balwant Gargi and four other Indian writers by issuing postage stamps.
A large section of people, Gandhi said, are oblivious to the many facets of the city.
A voluntary, non-profit organisation, TPAS was ranked the number one photographic club in India by the Federation of Indian Photography in 2015-2016.
Staged at the Tagore Theatre Tuesday, it recently won the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2017 for 'best play'.
The play will be staged at Chowdhry’s favourite venue, The Rock Garden, with which she has special connects, “it is the first time that Nek Chand won’t be present there and we all will miss him,” said Chowdhry.
If the issue was a need for more light at the Sukhna, said a senior conservation architect of the city, it could have been met with other easy and practical remedies.
Photographer Purnesh Dev Nikhanj sets out at different times of the day to capture the city in its natural beauty, keeping in frame its architecture.
Musawar is an art collective that strives to bring artists and the artistically inclined on a common platform
The idea is to get people closer to art, encourage them to interact with artists outside gallery spaces and be a part of the process of art creation: Chairperson of Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
In Chandigarh, CEVA, Purple Mangoes and HsHs Clowns collaborated to celebrate the India's Red Nose day, on Tuesday evening, at the Sector 17 Plaza.
This year, the fellowship award to Singh was recommended by the jury comprising Avtarjeet Singh Dhanjal, internationally acclaimed sculptor from London and Dattatrya Apte.
According to Paresh Rawal, theatre is ever-evolving as the play’s form has changed with the times, with constant improvisations based on the audience’s feedback and responses.
While Amarbir Singh’s sculptures in wood, titled ‘Crucification of Farmer’ depict a hand with a seed, Randeep Singh’s photograph rues the death of democracy.
Stand-up comedians Amit Tandon, Atul Khatri and Jeeveshu Ahluwalia asked the audience to “brush up their English”, as they humoured one and all present in the audience.
The exhibition is on at Punjab Kala Bhawan, Sector 16, till March 5.
The festival is on at Tagore Theatre, from 6.30-9 pm. On March 4, on the English comedy day you can laugh with Amit Tandon, Atul Khatri and Jeeveshu Ahluwalia.
The Book Fair is on at the Exhibition Ground, Sector 34, Chandigarh till March 5, 11 am onwards.
Their aim is to connect and reach out to varied audience and also talk of various issues affecting our lives through theatre.
A work of five long years, the biography is the life story of the Maharaja and an absorbing account of the various facets of his personality and life — as a Maharaja, Army officer, and one of the most prominent individuals in Punjab politics.
As opposed to India, in the West, observes Tanwar, people are recognised for their worth, and not for their position, power, money, or social standing.
As part of ‘Sureela Safar’, organised by Basant Girija Shree Society, Asha Parekh lend an ear to several songs sung by singers from in and around the Chandigarh.