Jaskiran Kapoor is a columnist with The Indian Express.
When the film was released in 1969, people had served langar and covered their heads during its screening.
The Maw Naing tells the story of a poverty-stricken monastery and the eroding Buddhist way of life in his debut film, The Monk.
For his award-winning debut feature film, Kothanodi, Bhaskar Hazarika reimagines the mesmerising fables of his home, Assam
THE greatest danger Talya Lavie feared during her mandatory military service with Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) was a paper cut. Zero Motivation, her award-winning debut feature, reflects this paradox, of both the grandiose and the mundane, at a remote military outpost. The Israeli director, screenwriter and comic book artist was inspired by the pencil-pushing platoon […]
For Daman, cinema is one of the strongest mediums to get one’s point across to a multitude of people and sections of society.
Ashish Sharma will don the role of Lord Ram on Star Plus’ new mythology line-up, Siya Ke Ram.
In the interview, former UT Chief Engineer S S Virdi lists suggestions to save this heritage piece and distinct identity of the city.
Together with Kudrat Pal Singh from Amritsar, Misra penned the screenplay and involved artistes from Chandigarh for the project that took two years to get complete.
The twang of a tumbi and pounding on a dhol, merging into an addictive hook, announced the arrival of Labh Janjhua into the mainstream music scene.
With ‘Main Aur Charles’ releasing this October 30, Randeep Hooda often finds himself answering one question - did you ever have a chance to meet the notorious Charles Sobhraj?
In Chandigarh for a workshop with the International Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD) students on the intricacies of fashion and design, Brar said either one ‘has fashion sense in them or not’.
Rock band ‘The Local Train’ on their thumping beats, and why they avoid parties and weddings
Born in Ambala into a literary family, Shelle is the son of Himmat Singh Sodhi, who was a renowned poet-writer.
‘The Latination’ quartet claim their band as one of India’s only virtuoso and genuine Latin jazz outfit, a powerful and soulful collaboration between French and Indian specialists of jazz and Latin music.
Into folk music for ten generations now, Ustad Rehmat Khan is one of the few acclaimed artists who teach folk under a guru shishya parampara.
"I feel India needs to earn its democratic status," said the actor Om Puri.
“To be honest, it’s never been easy,” says the leader and spokesperson of the group, 28-year-old Shravan.
Shashi Ranjan, who founded The Indian Television Academy with his wife Anu, made shows like Guftagoo and Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai.
Produced by city-based Annu Bains, the film raises questions and unearths human nature
To mark Urdu writer and film director Rajinder Singh Bedi’s 100th birth anniversary, his grandaughter adapts one of his short stories for television.
Starting September 28, 'Lajwanti' is a story of separation and a twist of circumstances that question the sanctity of Lajwanti’s love and loyalty.
Three LGBT activists on fighting for their rights, identity and freedom.
A certified ethical hacker like Baghla, Soni points out the sharp increase in cyber crime and how one needs simplified books like these to tackle the same.
The festival will screen award-winning Indian and international short films and documentaries related to youth and LGBT, all curated from the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival.
How Nancy Frates mobilised millions with one ice bucket challenge.
Describing the character as one of her “most crucial, intense and important roles of her career,” Kangana Ranaut said this one goes beyond Datto from Tanu Weds Manu Returns.
Why music is just not for name, fame & money for these independent musicians at the Indie Fest
Madan Gopal Singh performed in the city on Saturday evening with his group Chaar Yaar, in Chandigarh for the ongoing three-day Sufi Sangeet Festival
Original, creative and unconventional is the sound promised by the upcoming WD Indie Fest to be held this weekend in Chandigarh.
The film takes its title from Khalistan militants Harjinder Singh Jinda and Sukhdev Singh Sukha, the assassins of General A S Vaidya.
Philippe Borrel’s A World Without Humans questions the headlong rush of techno-scientific progress.
"I want to do commercial films, hone my talent before I sign a Badlapur or Highway,” said Sooraj.
Shot in a tight budget and a compact two-hour running time, Bhandarkar’s approach to cinema is to deliver a ringside view of the true story.
Writer-actor Sukhmani Sadana talks about a new web series about live-in relationships.
Agent Raghav is not Sherlock Holmes, says Sharad Kelkar, who plays the detective.
Pandya feels this has been a long drawn agitation. “Students in my time, the eighties, also never had any say in the administrative matters.
These are the voices of the epic’s female characters, some of them legendary, others known but not much heard from, yet others dimly glimpsed but so far unnamed, and some few invented to bridge lacunae in the narrative.