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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Sunday Eye


How the slight, unremarkable Amol Palekar carved a niche for himself

December 08, 2019 7:59 am

In his films, the actor was more the common man with middle-class aspirations than the guy who felled 20 baddies with one blow.

Tigmanshu Dhulia on directing web series Out of Love, the problem with student politics

December 08, 2019 7:47 am

The director talks about the transformation in student politics, his latest web series Out of Love and how digital platforms enable immersive storytelling.

Amol Palekar on his new play, why he rejected so many films, and the power of dissent

December 08, 2019 7:41 am

Amol Palekar is starring in a new play after 25 years. He talks about returning to the stage, art and whether cinema exploited his talent enough.

Sunday Long Reads: Subsidised education, Muslim scholars, Mandarin, halwas and more

December 01, 2019 11:34 am

How access to subsidised higher education has fuelled dreams and opened up opportunities for the disadvantaged

Down In Jungleland: A Clean Bill of Health

December 01, 2019 8:05 am

Learning a thing or two about cleanliness from the animal world.

We are all wonders, says bestselling children’s author Dav Pilkey

November 28, 2019 6:13 pm

In India on a book tour, the creator of the 'Captain Underpants' and the 'Dog Man' series talks about how readers make the world a better place.

Families in Food: The delicious halwas of Lucknow's Rehmat Ali Sweets Corner

December 01, 2019 1:12 am

In the flower lane of old Lucknow, lies a sweet shop with delectable, mouth-watering halwa to die for.

Decoding the Indian culinary art of the achaar

November 24, 2019 7:33 am

A look at the condiment that is a household staple and its long history in the subcontinent.

Discovering the Indian soldiers in World War I who were cared for in France

November 24, 2019 7:33 am

Between the hostess (French women) and the hosted (fatigued Indian soldiers) — both victims of the same solitude — relationships bloomed.

Families in Food: Tastes like Bhandara

November 17, 2019 8:05 am

If it’s breakfast, it must be bedmi poori and nagori halwa.