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Monday, June 27, 2022

Prasoon Joshi

The writer is a lyricist, screenwriter and CEO of McCann, India

Prasoon Joshi pens tribute: ‘Lata Mangeshkar was a legend but dedicated herself to the song like a newcomer’
Mon, Feb 07, 2022

One of India’s biggest cultural icons, Lata Mangeshkar leaves behind a legacy of unparalleled excellence

As OTT gains prominence, we need to ask if due diligence is followed by content creators specific to the Indian context
Wed, Jul 01, 2020

Since most people across age groups are confined to their homes, there is also an increase in collective viewing. This new reality, in some ways, has led to a greater scrutinisation of content by the viewers.

Cocoon of the privileged is punctured by pandemic
Tue, May 05, 2020

While we were talking about the lockdown and the affluent were busy organising the safety and travel of their loved ones return home, we almost forgot the existence of a section of people who also have families and who also feel equally for the safety of their own.

Sharpening the moderate
Fri, Nov 30, 2018

The key is to not view the middle ground as a convenient and passive space, but one that calls for deep and dynamic engagement on the ground.

Art for Society’s Sake: Is art independent of societal constraints?
Sun, Apr 15, 2018

When a genuine piece of art emerges from the very being of the artist, its tide is unabated by box office fate or balance-sheet boundaries, free of the arithmetic of commerce. However, content that is created with the overarching principle of profit maximisation needs to be seen in its own context.

The fiction about fact
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

The premise of ‘post-truth’ seems to be that emotions and beliefs have become more important and facts have taken a back seat. But hasn’t it always been so?

The walls break down, as ‘we’ face ‘them’
Thu, Dec 29, 2016

Today’s elite unease comes from having had little exposure to other kinds of thought and life.

Of the people, for the people
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

Bob Dylan speaks to both the high brow and the ordinary folk. Labels should not limit art or sequester it.

Surrogacy tales
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

To make an informed, sensitive choice, we need to look at it from many vantage points.