Surbhi Gupta


Land of the Karuta
Fri, Oct 12, 2018

Japanese filmmaker Nori Koizumi on his popular film trilogy based on a card game, and cinema back home

Feeding Young Minds
Tue, Oct 09, 2018

A book series aims to bring up issues in classrooms that textbooks don’t.

This hip-hop producer from west Delhi ended up amplifying the voice of a whole new generation
Sun, Oct 07, 2018

When Sez started in 2010, EDM wasn't as popular in the country as it is now. But the moment he left the genre, Nucleya (the Indian electronic music producer) got famous.

Families in Food: Spice Station
Sun, Sep 30, 2018

Sitaram’s in Delhi’s Paharganj area remains a one-stop shop for your chole bhature cravings.

The Poem is Political: Sarah Kay on performance poetry
Sun, Sep 30, 2018

American spoken word poet Sarah Kay on performance poetry, what makes it political and the importance of bad poems.

Travels with Tomes
Wed, Sep 26, 2018

Two travelling bibliophiles have released an anthology of poetry from across the world.

For Your Years
Tue, Sep 25, 2018

Issues of ageing are in focus at an international film festival in the Capital.

Two Friends and a Few Photographs
Thu, Sep 20, 2018

The photographs and portraits, along with others that Rai took over the next 40 years, make up his latest book, A God in Exile: The Fourteenth Dalai Lama.

Where the Wild Things Are
Wed, Sep 19, 2018

In author Padmini Mongia’s latest book, bats fly kites and tortoises skateboard to their heart’s content

Families in Food: Slice of America
Sun, Sep 16, 2018

Bang in the middle of Bengaluru, there’s an eatery serving delectable American fare.

Families in Food: Sip and Snack
Sun, Sep 09, 2018

For nine decades, MTR has been serving its much-loved tiffin to Bengaluru.

His Happy Beginning: Kezang Dorji talks about his life and what drove him to rap
Sun, Sep 09, 2018

One of Bhutan’s most popular musicians, Kezang Dorji, talks about his life and what drove him to rap. Dorji is one of the most famous hip-hop artists in Bhutan, and the first solo artist to tour the country in 2016.

Section 377 verdict: ‘Like India got independence in 1947, my sisters and I have got our freedom today’
Sat, Sep 08, 2018

Run by NGO Space, the community centre is a shelter space for LGBTQ community, especially those who come from the economically and socially weaker backgrounds.

There are no places to train actors: Ratna Pathak Shah
Tue, Sep 04, 2018

"I don’t think the magic of theatre will ever be available on the mobile phone. The act of theatre is that you’re there in a space with performers. It is this communal engagement that is magical and that is the power of being together," said Sanjna Kapoor.

Torn Apart
Mon, Sep 03, 2018

Veera Hiranandani’s previous novel, The Whole Story of Half a Girl, had another teen protagonist, Sonia Nadhamuni, who was half-Indian and half Jewish-American. It was also partly autobiographical.

Artist Bakula Nayak collects vintage ephemera and paints her imaginations on them
Tue, Aug 28, 2018

In her collection of over 3,000 papers, there are legal documents from pre-Independent India, music sheets dating to the 1920s, and old maps of India and the US, among others.

Call of the Mountains
Wed, Aug 22, 2018

The environmentalists attending the festival include Daniel C Taylor, Dave Goulson and Valmik Thapar, who will discuss issues like the Yeti and bumble bees.

Families in Food: Flavours of the Pind
Sun, Aug 19, 2018

How a Rawalpindi speciality entered the north-Indian culinary lexicon and became a regular favourite.

Life of a City
Fri, Aug 17, 2018

An exhibition remembers Delhi before and after the Partition.

For the Thrill of It
Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Canadian author Shari Lapena on her new book, love for thrillers, and restoring a Victorian farmhouse