Jaskiran Kapoor is a columnist with The Indian Express.
Based on two short stories by award-winning writer Waryam Singh Sandhu, Chauthi Koot evokes an atmosphere of suspicion, fear and paranoia in the Punjab of 1980s.
Tree grows to a moderate height and size
Revathi and Kirron Kher: For these ‘actors at heart’, age is just a number, creativity stumps competition and insecurity, and a good co-actor only enhances one’s performance.
Dishoom, also starring John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandes and Nargis Fakhri, will see the comeback of actor Akshaye Khanna in an antagonists role.
Low-maintenance plant with pink, white & yellow flowers, the Plumeria tree is drought-tolerant and can be planted from seeds or cuttings.
From silent films to animations and children’s films to magnum opus, the cine concert can be applied to all kinds of cinema.
A distinct odour of paint and varnish fills the air and mixes with the musty smell of old forgotten books as Mehla navigates us through the corridors abuzz with activity of carpenters, electricians and the library staff.
Explaining his principle, Shiba said: “Jump into the fishbowl (onsite) and swim with fish with intuition, then jump out to understand what the fishes needs are.”
Also called Shahtoot, these trees grow in any kind of soil
Promoting their new album through a five-city tour, Mendes talks about how the ‘Bombay Bassment x FUNC VIP’ presents Bombay Bassment in a new light and sound.
Randeep Wadehra's 'Mango man in the republic of Bananas' is set in an imaginary South Asian Republic and casts a sardonic eye on the way democracies function.
While Udta Punjab turns the spotlight on the drug problem in the state, Punjab’s music scene has been in the centre of controversy for its celebration of drugs, violence, and misogyny.
"Shashi Kapor-The Householder, The Star" unveils chapters of the actor's personal and professional life
While the larger story is of the eternal struggle between the human heart, mind and body, Arora, has created a new subtext to this deep subject, that of desire.
A 1966 play by James Goldman and Oscar-winning film, The Lion in Winter revolves around a dysfunctional royal family comprising Henry II of England, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, their children and guests during Christmas.
Spring comes to a full circle with yellow splash of Amaltas
An interactive educational programme academy for children, Without Walls, is an initiative of Sumanjit and his wife, Madhuri Anand.
“This is Piloot meets India, two cultures, one confluence,” smiles Guibert.
Cowardice, personal sorrow, terminal illness — while there can be multiple reasons for suicide, for Chauhan, it was an essay by philosopher Albert Camus that pointed her in the direction of a reasoning so absurd that it made her sit up and explore it.
Why one literally sees red in the African Tulip tree
In her first book, Grow Up Moon, Jindal unravelled the challenges of a married life, the ego clashes, the compromises, the illusions and the reality.
In town with producer Jackky Bhagnani, actors Richa Chadha and Darshan Kumar, Omung shares the reason for following the 23-year-old journey of a sister, a wife, a family in the hope of seeing Sarbjit free and alive.
A former head of Chandigarh’s landscape wing and adviser to Panjab Urban Development Authority, 83-year-old Hardial Singh Johl designed the entire landscape projects of the city, including the Rose Garden, urban estates of Mohali, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Patiala and Bathinda.
Being pitched as one of the most expensive films in Punjabi cinema, Zorawar has been shot in South Africa, London and Punjab and stars Parul Gulati, Gurbani Judge, Pawan Malhotra, Mukul Dev and Achint Kaur.
Summer is incomplete without the Gulmohar’s flaming red beauty
Why Punjabi cinema is still hesitant to pen for, pay or bring its actresses at par with the leading men, decode its leading ladies
With only three scenes with dialogues out of the 25, and nature as an important character, Asmad, adds Dhamija, is a visual language film.
Shrinking audiences, competition from TV reality shows and more than a few taunts. The ‘joker’ takes it all with his hand-painted smile
In the exotic collection of avenue ornamental trees in Chandigarh, the Blue Jacaranda or Neeli Gulmohur as it’s fondly known in these parts, is a native of Brazil and North West Argentina.
It’s the ‘age of transformers’, and Verma is clearly inspired by the ‘super humans’ of Marvel Comics and mindboggling technological feats.
In Chandigarh for a Punjabi film award ceremony, a hyper-energetic Bhaskar, between make-up, lunch and cleaning spree of her hotel room, talks about her challenging role in this unusually titled film.
Pea-shaped flowers sparkle like jewels on string.
The two-hour-long event saw inspiring speakers and their stories impress young minds at the Shosha Bar in Sector 26.
The trail of Tecoma trees lights up the road.
The Persian Lilac mistaken for Neem.
They released their first album, Le Voyage (The Journey), in 2012. For their second album, it’s India they have hooked on to as inspiration.