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Tuesday, July 05, 2022
vikram, kamal haasan
July 3, 2022 12:42:39 pm

Known for his numerous experiments with form and character in films, after nearly two decades of numerous disappointments, this blockbuster film proves that Kamal never gives up

July 1, 2022 11:33:38 pm

His collection of poems presents a case for character and world building

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July 2, 2022 1:32:37 pm

In the book, Vidya Krishnan joins the dots between the inaccessibility of drugs, human folly and prejudices that come in the way of clinical care

Migration is not without its burden for women (Source: Wiki Commons)
July 2, 2022 12:40:58 pm

Reena Kukreja’s exceptional book reviews the multiple markers of oppression and victimhood that women face in rural north India

Margaret Atwood Book piece
July 2, 2022 10:14:14 am

The essays are an engrossing read because of Atwood’s felicitous expressions, analytical depth and choice of topics

Artist Chintan Upadhyay
July 1, 2022 10:31:56 am

The Mumbai-based artist on his prison-inspired work, the power of art and how inmates turned collaborators

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June 29, 2022 11:09:40 am

They can hold a neem berry deftly in their pickaxe-like beak, toss it up and gulp it down like one would toss a peanut into the mouth

June 25, 2022 9:51:57 pm

As the philosopher Alexander Herzen said, a child’s purpose is to be a child

June 25, 2022 12:00:07 pm

Organised by the Sahitya Akademi, the recent Unmesha was a literature festival that showcased multiple voices and ideological viewpoints. An academic reflects on the State’s role in such a literary event

June 26, 2022 1:16:27 pm

Tamil filmmaker Pa Ranjith, who unveiled the poster of his upcoming movie at the 75th Cannes Film Festival, talks about spotlighting caste inequalities and creating his brand of cinema as counterculture

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June 26, 2022 3:32:26 pm

The idea of a zero-waste diet may be an answer to climate change but it has been de rigueur in Indian homes for generations

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June 26, 2022 6:36:02 pm

A new documentary by S Akmal Hanan and Surbhi Dewan shines a personalised light on a section of Kashmir nobody wants to talk about — its transgender community

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June 25, 2022 11:07:58 am

Indian-origin chef Meherwan Irani on Chai Pani winning America’s outstanding restaurant award, the flavours that made him and serving dishes bursting with memories

Aparna Shewkramani- picture -eye copy
June 26, 2022 7:38:37 am

In her just-published book, the US-based lawyer-entrepreneur speaks of life after reality television and why outspoken women have it tough in love

June 20, 2022 6:19:59 pm

While birds that have disappeared leave us unsettled, those who have stuck it out give us some avian relief

June 20, 2022 9:50:36 pm

More than Malayalam mainstream, it is the indies — such as these three films, which won top creative prize at the 52nd Kerala State Film Awards — that are proof of what Anurag Kashyap said at the 26th IFFK about Malayalam cinema chronicling the times, unlike Hindi films

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June 20, 2022 9:51:18 am

Pride Month special: Don't miss out on what filmmakers have to say about queer stories and spaces, treatment of the LGBTQ community, and such

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June 19, 2022 9:16:26 am

Writer-director Nishant Roy Bombarde on why he likes to delve into the lives of people on the fringes of society and the risks taken by indie filmmakers to tell queer stories

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June 19, 2022 8:18:59 am

Filmmaker Harshavardhan Kulkarni on directing Badhaai Do and checking his heteronormative gaze

June 18, 2022 6:33:24 pm

Devi Prasad Pandey was part of my paternal grandmother’s household, my earliest memories connect me to food and prayer — and both link me to him

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June 19, 2022 8:16:54 am

Ahead of the release of his memoir later this month, National Award-winning filmmaker Onir talks about identity, his journey and why LGBTQIA+ representation in films still has a long way to go

June 18, 2022 2:58:28 pm

In the photo book, the late Vinay Sheel Oberoi drew on his experiences as an IAS officer in the Northeast and narrates a colourful account of the tribe in Arunachal Pradesh with whom he shares an old connection.

June 18, 2022 1:38:13 am

A collection of essays and illustrations become a medium to understand ecological processes and projects by Bengaluru-based Biome Environmental Solutions, across its three-decade history

June 18, 2022 11:21:09 am

At the centre of Jose’s debut novel is a narrator who tries to make sense of a world that changes and bewilders her

book poets
June 18, 2022 8:06:50 am

A new anthology lays bare a ruptured age in verse, straddling the social and political to record the historical