Anushree Majumdar

Articles By Anushree Majumdar

‘Rastafari is a culture, a religion’

Donisha Prendergast, on her grandfather Bob Marley, the many definitions of the Rastafari and its music that calls people to action

‘Cancer has given me a little bit courage’: Manisha Koirala on her book and the roles she is looking for

In 2012, actor Manisha Koirala was presented with a death sentence: stage three ovarian cancer. In her memoir, she traces the journey of her long battle to survive

‘It is the most difficult role of my life’: Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher plays Dr. Manmohan Singh in The Accidental Prime Minister, a cinematic adaptation of the 2014 book.

In my stardom, I think I lost my ordinariness: Shah Rukh Khan

Will shrinking Shah Rukh Khan to half his size put a dent in his star power? Not if the 53-year-old superstar can open his arms wide and show us, yet again, why he is the king of romance.

Defying Gravity

Director Aanand L Rai on his latest film, Zero, falling in love with the ordinary, and not knowing.

Meet the British-Chinese Muslim man from south London reinventing jazz

How a British-Chinese Muslim is reinventing the genre.

‘Swearing lets you withstand pain longer’ : British scientist-writer Emma Byrne

British scientist-writer Emma Byrne on words having consequences, speech that marginalises, and what happens when women swear

In Space and Time: Bharatanatyam fantasy drama blends Indian mythology with technology

Antariksha Sanchar, a multimedia Bharatanatyam fantasy drama, melds narratives of Indian mythology with a steampunk take on technology.

One Size Fits All

No matter how many bans come her way, the Indian woman is not slipping out of the freedom of the nightie anytime soon.

A Kind of Magic

Bohemian Rhapsody might not have succeeded in rocking the critics’ socks off, but for fans of the British rock group, a ticket back in time is good enough.

Welcome to Sci-Fidelity

Why LA-based beatmaker Chris Alfaro, aka Free the Robots, steers clear of defining his sound.

Art loves a tragedy

In Mehsampur, Kabir Singh Chowdhry crafts a film that has no time for labels but offers a glimpse into the ethics of filmmaking

#MeToo movement: Fresh allegations of molestation against Suhel Seth

On Wednesday morning, another woman called Jasmine Divekar (44) posted her account of being “groped” by Seth in January 2017 at a friend’s house in Bandra, Mumbai.

#MeToo movement: Filmmaker accuses TV personality Vinod Dua of harassment

Jain also took to Facebook to ask her supporters to not attack Mallika. “I don’t think Mallika Dua is responsible for her father’s actions but I hope she empathises with me in the same way she has with other women who have spoken up against their harassers,” she said.

#MeToo: After Akshay Kumar cancels shoot, Sajid Khan steps down as director of Housefull 4

Khan’s statement came after Akshay Kumar took to Twitter to say, “I have requested the producers of Housefull 4 to cancel the shoot until further investigation. I will not work with any proven offenders."

Filmmaker accuses Suhel Seth of sexual assault

At least four women, including one who said she was a minor at the time of the alleged incident, have accused Seth, 55, of sexual harassment — two of them have made specific allegations of sexual assault.

#MeToo ripples: AIB ends association with Tanmay Bhat, sends Gursimran Khamba on leave

AIB has issued a statement in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct and sexual harassment against its members Tanmay Bhat and Gursimran Khamba, respectively.

I am not solely responsible for promoting a larger cause: Taapsee Pannu

Taapsee Pannu on how she chooses her films and her love for Tamil and Telugu films.

Tracks of my years

Bryan Adams is back in India this month, to present Ultimate, his latest compilation album, and to prove, yet again, to his Indian audience, that everything he does, he does it for us

We have patriarchy but we also have Tinder: Kanika Dhillon

Screenwriter Kanika Dhillon on writing a story about modern love in Manmarziyaan. Manmarziyaan is set in Amritsar, Dhillon’s hometown, where Rumi and Vicky meet on Tinder.