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Saturday, July 31, 2021

Sunday Eye


Missing the woods for the trees

July 25, 2021 7:07 am

When it comes to mental health, are we asking the wrong questions and looking for solutions in the wrong places?

How India went to great lengths to showcase its matchless heritage and hospitality

July 25, 2021 12:09 am

From dry tea for the queen and mangoes for presidents, every thoughtful detail was dovetailed into the programme for state guests

Why Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is a road movie the post-pandemic world wants to return to

July 25, 2021 8:45 pm

Film director-writer duo Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti on celebrating a decade of their landmark road film, why two heads are better than one when it comes to writing and the fate of road movies in a post-pandemic world

Sunday Long Reads: Akira anime, Surekha Sikri tribute, Kerala's first village of books, and more

July 18, 2021 9:22 am

Catch this week's interesting Sunday Eye stories here!

How 'The Lover Boy of Bahawalpur' reopens the Pulwama case

July 17, 2021 8:13 pm

Rahul Pandita's new book looks at the efforts of the security forces in unearthing the conspiracy behind the Pulwama terror attack

When Surekha Sikri brought a new kind of young woman to the Indian stage

July 18, 2021 8:15 am

Theatre director Amal Allana recalls her NSD batchmate Surekha Sikri, who passed away this week, and how the soft-spoken and mysterious actor let her audience experience the modern Indian woman’s subterranean emotions.

Sunday Long Reads: The legacy of Dilip Kumar, camouflage in the animal kingdom, and more

July 11, 2021 12:29 pm

Here is a roundup of some important Sunday Eye stories for your reading!

‘Good intentions aren’t good enough to have an opinion’

July 11, 2021 7:01 am

Musician TM Krishna on revisiting his older writings for a new book of essays The Spirit of Enquiry: Notes of Dissent, retreating from Dalit politics and why an artiste's political views disturb the audience

How a travel website is keeping us curious in the 21st century

July 16, 2021 12:00 pm

The New York-based Atlas Obscura is presenting hidden histories in our backyard, and its editorial director of Indian origin Samir Patel speaks of the website's interest in richer stories and more complex histories


The eye of a genius: The cinematic universe of Satyajit Ray

May 24, 2020 1:35 pm

Satyajit Ray was a quintessential humanist who used the camera with empathy to tell stories. Stories that capture the beauty and severity of life in rural Bengal, decaying feudalism, the struggles and aspirations of the Bengali middle class and its conflict with dogmatic religion. His films told stories in ways that only a humanist of his stature could.