In 1986, Doordarshan broke with tradition to cast a mythological religious drama. Television was never the same after Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan.
A poet looks back on how the Ramayana shaped his life and taught him about the thin line that separates humankind from the divine.
For centuries, Muslim patuas spread across several districts of West Bengal have retold the epic through songs and scrolls.
A tiny clan in Jodhpur claims a blood link to the arch-villain and mourns his incineration every Dussehra.
An ongoing exhibition traces the genesis and evolution of Santiniketan through the work of its four principal artists
The patron of akharas, deeply loved by children, Hanuman once belonged to everyone. A filmmaker remembers the joy the Ram-bhakt brought to his childhood.
The DILY team travelled across the city for two weeks and discovered a Delhi of unspoken stories and overlooked realities.
Vidyottama, a fictional play on the wife of Kalidas, establishes the rights of a woman in the home and marriage.
Artist Subodh Gupta speaks about his new work When Soak Becomes Spill, turning down MF Husain’s offer and following the Bihar elections.
Scottish saxophonist Brian Molley and his quartet serve up contemporary jazz with a Latin infusion.
A juror at the 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, actor Suraj Sharma, talks of studying filmmaking, acting during holidays and being broke.
In its third edition, Christie's India sale will offer classical artwork and antiques for the first time.
Thoda Dhyan Se is a feminist satire targetting those who link women’s clothes to their abuse.
Raghu Rai on completing 50 years of making iconic images, his book on the Dalai Lama and why a photograph deserves to be held in the hand and not just viewed on a screen.
Artists Meenakshi J and Jey Sushil on leaving their imprints on the country’s walls and involving people with art
Greta, who is on her maiden visit to India, performed under the baton of renowned conductor Zubin Mehta’s concert with the Australian World Orchestra.
American artist Charles Fazzino presents his three-dimensional works at an exhibition in Delhi.
As a student of Punjabi, Huma Safdar chose to do theatre in Punjabi, looking at Punjabi literature with a new passion and perspective.
Ramprasad Akkisetti, the curator at India House Art Gallery, said there was no common theme in the paintings to be showcased at Maitri.
At the third edition of Delhi Photo Festival that starts today, the line-up of emerging photographers from across the world is quite impressive.
Riyas Komu and Bose Krishnamachari on making it to the annual list of influential people in the contemporary art world
It’s time to embark on Dandi March once again.
Certified sex and couples coach Pallavi Barnwal -- also a columnist, author, and TEDx speaker -- has been working hard to give it a vocabulary, to educate couples on how it plays a pivotal role in intimacy and overall health