April 22, 2022 5:10 pm
The period drama is replete with anachronisms, misplaced portrayal of the colonised and confused cultural references, but by casting two dark Dravidian female British-Tamil actors in leading roles, the Netflix show has done a better job than mainstream Tamil cinema
March 04, 2022 10:55 pm
Although India cannot compete with China, it has emerged as the third-largest trading partner of Africa and the number of its embassies are growing in Africa
January 04, 2022 12:53 pm
From the late 1950, Atal Bihari Vajpayee made several visits to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, each imbued with a different emotion, reflecting the twists and turns of his political career
December 28, 2021 11:07 am
Long before actor Tovino Thomas turned a superhero in Minnal Murali, he quit a dreary corporate job, faced rejections and did multiple bit roles
December 30, 2021 6:36 pm
Shakun Batra's 'Gehraiyaan', Vasan Bala's 'Monica, O My Darling' and Alia Bhatt's upcoming releases, next year promises to be one of genre-bending sagas, dark comedy and suspense thrillers
December 28, 2021 2:48 pm
A letter to young people living with Attention Deficit Disorder
December 28, 2021 2:53 pm
Here are some of the most telling creative cinematic flourishes of the year gone by.
December 28, 2021 6:16 pm
This week's interesting reads are here!
December 30, 2021 6:25 pm
Civil servant BD Pande’s memoir In The Service of Free India offers an insider’s account of some of Indian politics’ defining moments, including Emergency and the events leading up to Operation Blue Star
January 04, 2022 12:54 pm
In a crisp 200 pages, The Dream of Revolution — a biography begun by the late historian Bimal Prasad, a close associate of Jayaprakash Narayan’s, and completed by his daughter, art historian Sujata Prasad — narrates the singular, often surprising political life, which bridged the era of Bhagat Singh and civil disobedience with that of George Fernandes and the Janata Party.
November 07, 2021 3:00 pm
By bringing Sreelekha Mitra centre stage in Once Upon a Time in Calcutta, director Aditya Vikram Sengupta has given the actor, in her more-than-two-decade career, a role of a lifetime.