Surbhi Gupta

Articles By Surbhi Gupta

Listen Carefully

Dastan-e-Kaana Baati turns the focus on Mir Baqar Ali, the last traditional Dastango of Delhi

The Sound is Coming from the Streets

Indie music label Azadi Records is putting politically conscious and offbeat artistes on the map of Indian hip-hop

The Art of Storytelling

Publisher Pramod Kapoor on 40 years of Roli Books, why fiction isn’t his skill, and his next book

Feeling the Funk: The Revisit Project on starting off as a tribute band

Delhi-based The Revisit Project on starting off as a tribute band and their latest album ‘Brown Man’s Funk’.

Families in Food: Warming the Soul

Winters taste better with halwas from 60-year-old Ameer Sweet House in old Delhi.

Day out with history

Experts pen stories based on their expeditions with children to UNESCO World Heritage Sites across India

Families in Food: Feast at Sunrise

Shyam Sweets in Delhi’s Chawri Bazaar has been serving a traditional breakfast of bedmi aloo for over a century.

The City and Her

Artist Aishwarya Sultania draws from her encounters in Paris for her solo

Verse and Prose

The many panel discussions and sessions will see the participation of actors Rajpal Yadav, Sanjay Mishra, Yashpal Sharma and Pankaj Tripathi. Lyricist-poet Irshad Kamil will be awarded Poet of the Year.

View from the Other Side

An exhibition of photographs shows the cracks in the picturesque vistas of Italy

Families in Food: A Gift for the Faithful

Kallan Sweets, near Delhi’s Jama Masjid, is known for its sweetmeats and menu during Ramzan. The sweet shop is also known for its special menu during the holy month of Ramzan, which includes paneer ki jalebi, keema samosa, khoya samosa, among others.

On Tribal Trail

Wildlife biologist and photographer Latika Nath documents the life, culture and fashion of the tribes in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley

Dance of the Soviets

A children’s folk dance group from Russia stages a colourful showcase of their culture in the Capital.

Families in Food: Love is in the Leftover

This Old Delhi shop has been banking on khurchan, a sweet made with milk scrapings, for over a century.

Life in a Story

Malayalam author Benyamin on winning the inaugural JCB Prize for Literature for Jasmine Days and life in the Gulf.

Building the Narrative

Chennai-based filmmaker Vaishnavi Sundar work of over two years bore fruit in September last week when she announced her 110-minute documentary. The film will be screened at Chennai’s Goethe Institut on November 3.

Families in Food: Joy in a Cone

Roshan di Kulfi in Delhi’s Karol Bagh has been satiating the city’s sweet cravings for seven decades.

Land of the Karuta

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

Feeding Young Minds

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

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.