Tanushree Ghosh

Articles By Tanushree Ghosh

Odisha’s ancient art of Pattachitra struggles to find its feet after Cyclone Fani

In the wake of Cyclone Fani, the art community comes to the rescue of Raghurajpur’s pattachitra artists.

Depth of field

Cinematographer Modhura Palit, who won an award at the Cannes Film Festival last month, on breaking into a male bastion.

The Bus Stops Here

Aabhaasam, Jubith Namradath’s Malayalam debut feature on democracy and gender norms, steered a discussion on the #MeToo movement post the film’s screening at the 14th Habitat Film Festival.

‘Violence is created in the head’

Short-film director Sandeep A Varma brings his English short about Islamophobia to the 14th Habitat Film Festival in Delhi.

Our movies speak of our attitude: Kumbalangi Nights director Madhu C Narayanan

Madhu C Narayanan on his debut Malayalam feature Kumbalangi Nights, mentor Aashiq Abu and the #MeToo movement.

Musician-filmmaker Wanphrang K Diengdoh’s debut feature, Lorni – The Flaneur, stars actor Adil Hussain

Actor Adil Hussain's first Khasi film, and musician-filmmaker Wanphrang K Diengdoh's debut feature, Lorni — The Flaneur, will be screened at the 14th Habitat Film Festival in Delhi.

The story of India is the story of evolution: Sohail Hashmi

History buff Sohail Hashmi seeks to revisit Hindostan through a YouTube series.

All the World’s a Stage: An exhibition gauges sociopolitical realities through diverse narratives and mental maps

A red, threadlike line, standing for the marginalised subaltern, cuts through the landscape of hierarchical practices in Om Soorya’s triptych Thin Red Line. Hazara artist Khadim Ali and Pakistan’s Waseem Ahmed employ traditional miniature styles to speak of war and conflict.

Literature, Left & Lost Compassion

The main characters of his novel, Lord Spider and JL Pillai, are an attempt at changing “the ideas about patriotism, love, compassion — all the things we take for granted,” Zacharia says.

Ramachandra Guha: Mahatma Gandhi mediocre student, but greatest since Buddha to get his works together

Guha also recounted that while Muhammad Ali Jinnah sounded like a “phonograph record, possessed by a complete certitude, Gandhi believed in dialogue and was open to change”.

Still Got the Blues

SAD isn’t just an emotion, for some Mumbaikars it is a way of life — a new short film explores.

Manmohan skips book launch: Not true that files went to Sonia

Union minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who was scheduled to release the book officially, addressed the event in a live video-conferencing from New York, where he is recuperating, and called Nayar the most iconic political journalist India has seen in the last 60-70 years

For Brothers Raghavan, crime is content, retro is five years old

With their twist-in-the tale and dark humour, Sriram and Shridhar Raghavan have helmed many of Indian cinema’s most gripping narratives.

Ghazal’s Southern Ascent

Gayatri Asokan, who was in Delhi for Jashn-e-Rekhta, is among the first female ghazal singers from Kerala.

In one of Delhi’s most unsafe places, girls bat their way out

In Delhi’s Shahbad Dairy, where the law lurks in fear and the streets are hostile and full of violence, a group of young women learns to occupy the crease.

Families in Food: Cream of the Crop

Run by Parsis, the George Restaurant in Pune’s Camp, has been betting big on a Mughlai dish for over 70 years.

Coastal Screenings

More than 100 films from over 25 countries will be screened at PIFF.

Families in Food: One for All Seasons

Delhi’s Evergreen Sweet House offers a staggering array of sweetmeats and savouries.

The Boy Around the Corner

Tracing the journey of Om Singh from Delhi’s Salaam Baalak Trust — the second lead in the just-released Manoj Bajpayee-starrer Gali Guleiyan

Premiering on Wheels

If a multiplex can’t be built in smaller towns, new initiatives ensure it can at least travel there — taking movies to more people.