Bombay HC Grants Parole for Happy Occasion

NEW DELHI: The Bombay High Court has...

ISLAM: Journey of discovering God

A person proceeds on the journey of...

Rahul needs to unite I.N.D.I.A bloc ahead of state elections

NEW DELHI: In Maharashtra, maintaining I.N.D.I Alliance...

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Aakriti Art Gallery will bring a solo show titled Van Katha

Curated by noted art critic and curator Uma Nair, Van Katha is set to present 30 artworks of indigenous art of the Gonds. Padma Shri Bhajju...

Terminal 4 is a flight of inspiration based on Nilesh’s life

Every year we get to hear news about students committing suicides after failing in the Board Exams. Indian-Australian Author-Entrepreneur Nilesh Makwana’s fascinating story is...

We have the biggest Instituto Cervantes here in India: Spanish ambassador

In this interview, Ambassador José María Ridao talks about the cultural ties between India and Spain, influence of Spanish literature, focus areas to further...

I like to see City Scape as a journey of evolution: Neeraj Gupta

In this interview, Neeraj Gupta talks about ‘City Scape’ and the creative vision behind it, as well as the process involved in its installation...

I wanted to write about that Goa which has been an integral part of me: Remo

Legendary singer and musician Remo Fernandes was recently in conversation with Sanjoy K. Roy at JLF London 2022, held at the British Library. The...

‘PM Museum takes us through 75 years of journey’

On 14 April 2022, PM Narendra Modi unveiled the PM Museum for the masses ushering in an era of a new kind of immersive...

The Burntwood sculpture series is a step to take forward Gujral’s legacy

To commemorate mammoth contribution of Satish Gujral, his wife Kiran Gujral and daughter Raseel Gujral Ansal, have launched an initiative to take forward his...

bond between India and Italy is based on common values: Vincenzo de Luca

In this interview, Italy’s Ambassador to India, Vincenzo de Luca speaks of the significance of culture in the relations between India and Italy. Vincenzo de...

Aparajito is a tribute to Ray on his birth centenary: NFDC MD

In this interview, Ravinder Bhakar talks about his grand vision for transforming NFDC; Satyajit Ray Cinema Fest hosted on the occasion of Azaadi Ka...

I wanted to share pain and emotion of my patients: Dr Brijeshwar Singh

‘Next Patient, Please’ by Dr Brijeshwar Singh offers stories that touch upon matters of life and death with unflinching truthfulness. A writer, poet, theatre activist,...

If advertising doesn’t engage, it will never work: Ad guru Piyush Pandey

Ogilvy India’s creative chief Piyush Pandey talks about his book ‘Open House with Piyush Pandey,’ the long term impact of the pandemic, his four-decade...

I think this year we have a lot of young emerging artists: Jaya Asokan

In this interview, Jaya Asokan, Fair Director of India Art Fair, talks about the ongoing edition of the fair in the light of the...

Making a film on Tagore was not an easy task: Pablo Cesar

In this interview, Pablo César talks about the film’s origins and the extensive research that went into it, directing Victor Banerjee, and the vivid...

Our primary focus is on emerging festivals: Jonathan Kennedy

Jonathan Kennedy, Director Arts India, British Council speaks of how their major focus is on making India’s festivals truly global. Jonathan Kennedy, who joined the...

Red Fort Festival offered a spectacular cultural fusion showcasing India’s rich history and a kaleidoscopic diversity in art

‘Red Fort Festival - Bharat Bhagya Vidhata,’ a 10-day cultural extravaganza hosted at the iconic Red Fort from March 25 – April 3, 2022,...

Bonjour India is a perfect way to celebrate friendship between India and France

In this interview, Ambassador Lenain talks about the vision behind Bonjour India 2022, the festival’s major highlights which include photography and science exhibits that celebrate...

‘We are reviving cultural ties of Bosnia Herzegovina with India’

Ambassador Muhamed Čengić talks about his session at JLF 2022, relevance of the great Bosnian poet Mehmed Alija Mak Dizdar’s book of poems and...

Mandira Bedi set to host the 4th season of Arth, A Culture Fest

Touted as India’s first multi-regional culture festival, ‘Arth’ seeks to celebrate our nation’s rich culture, heritage, traditions, languages and history. Mandira Bedi is hosting the...

Prabhas credits Italian authorities for Radhe Shyam shoot despite odds

Directed by Radha Krishna Kumar, Radhe Shyam is essentially a love story revolving around a mysterious palmist and is set in Europe during the...

The Jaipur Literature Festival 2022 will really be one of the first big outings for the cultural world: Sanjoy K. Roy

Sanjoy K. Roy is widely regarded as the man behind the popular Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF). Roy, who also works closely with various industry...

Ranchi Diaries gave wings to my dreams: Soundarya Sharma

Five years after her big break in Sattwik Mohanty’s Ranchi Diaries (2017), Soundarya Sharma finds herself in limelight thanks to her association with the...

‘As an actor, I like to bring something of my own to the table’

Model-turned-actor Anchal Singh is receiving a lot of praise for her performance in the Netflix series ‘Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein’ wherein she plays the...

Three books on, I can safely say that I am comfortable writing both fiction and non-fiction: Vani Kaushal

Chandigarh-based author Vani Kaushal has successfully carved a niche for herself as a multi-faceted writer capable of handing both fiction and non-fiction with considerable...

Pride, Prejudice, and Punditry marks the culmination of over 50 years of Shashi Tharoor’s writings

The Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, since 2009, Dr. Shashi Tharoor is also the bestselling author of over twenty books, both...

There is Bachchan Sahab on Sony Max and then on History TV 18 there is me on OMG: Krushna Abhishek

‘OMG! Yeh Mera India’ is one of India’s longest-running factual entertainment series that celebrates India where ordinary people make history every day, achieving extraordinary...

I did ‘Antim’ because I wanted to be accepted by the audience: Aayush Sharma

In this interview, Aayush talks about the success of ‘Antim’ and what it means to his career, the expectations and challenge of sharing screen...

The idea of a territorial bird came to me in a moment of inspiration: Matt Harris

In this interview, Hollywood screenwriter Matt Harris talks about ‘The Starling’ and the long wait before the film finally got made, his writing process,...

Mahindra Kabira Festival embodies principles of secularism that reflect the ideology of our founders: Jay Shah

Mahindra Kabira Festival, known for offering an immersive experience inspired by Kabir’s teachings, is back with its fifth edition after a year of absence...

Ravi Kishan: The MP from Gorakhpur adds star power to Matsya Kaand

The eleven-episode web series unfolds as a fast-paced thriller with the action shifting from Delhi to Meerut to Sambhar to Jaipur. Actor-Politician Ravi Kishan isn’t...

Cultural ties between Tunisia, India are deep: Ambassador Hayet Talbi

Tunisian Ambassador to India, Hayet Talbi talks about how the scenic locations of Tunisia can cater to the needs of the Indian filmmakers looking...

‘The AIM of my work is to bring surrealism and spirituality together’

The Hindi translation of the Paris-based Indian author and filmmaker Vijay Singh’s critically novel ‘Jaya Ganga’ by Rajkamal Prakashan, as well as the reprint...

We want to showcase Germany-India friendship: Ambassador Lindner

In this interview, German Ambassador to India, Walter J. Lindner, who is also a musician, talks about the artwork he unveiled at the iconic...

THE success of Squid Game reminds of disparity in a GROWING cutthroat world

Squid Game has become Netflix’s biggest launch ever, reaching 111 million viewers. It has toppled Netflix’s hugely popular American series Bridgerton. Following the international success...

Importance of culture in India and Iran ties

Dr. Mohd Ali Rabbani, the Cultural Counselor, Embassy of I.R. Iran and Head Iran Culture House, New Delhi, is responsible for organizing more than...

The kind of work that I do invites a lot of debate, discussion: Kanika

Having carved a niche for herself as a screenwriter in Hindi cinema, Kanika Dhillon is determined to create strong and fearless women characters. For the...

Director’s vision is very important for me: Gajraj Rao

Gajraj Rao talks about his acting journey, which started with Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen, and his experience of shooting for the Netflix anthology series...

I WAS BLOWN BY THE MANNER IN WHICH MUSAFIR ALI’S WORLD WAS SET: MANOJ

Actor Manoj Bajpayee talks about the Netflix anthology series ‘Ray’, the chemistry he shares with long-time colleague Gajraj Rao, and of course the success...

Time is ripe to put Gulmarg on the world map as a major skiing hub: Filmmaker Vikash Verma

Ever wondered what it’s like to shoot in the open when the temperatures dip below minus 30 degrees? Filmmaker Vikash Verma, who is gearing...

I have always wanted to do a TVF series: Sunny Hinduja

Hailing from Indore, Hinduja embarked on a journey to become an actor at a very young age that brought him to FTII where he...

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl filled with compelling performances

Directed by: Sharan Sharma Starring: Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, and Angad Bedi   In the recent times, films inspired by reality are creating more buzz than ever....

Bandish Bandits: A mesmerising musical experience

Directed by: .  Anand Tiwari Starring: Ritwik Bhowmik, Shreya Chaudhry, Naseeruddin Shah, Atul Kulkarni, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Sheeba Chaddha, Rajesh Tailang, and Tridha Choudhury   Bandish Bandits,...

A successful experiment in noir thriller

Wikipedia describes film noir as a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, from the early 1940s to the late 1950s,...

Jwlwi: The Seed Could be Basumatary’s lifetime tour de force

Directed by: Rajni Basumatary Starring: Raj Agnihotri, Mondeep Basumatary, and Rajni Basumatary.   Rajni Basumatary’s Jwlwi - The Seed is set in the backdrop of Assam’s insurgency-ridden...

‘Breathe: Into the Shadows’ is long but worth a watch

Directed by:  Mayank Sharma Starring: Abhishek Bachchan, Nithya Menen, Amit Sadh; Breathe: Into the Shadows, created by Mayank Sharma, is a follow-up to the 2018 series ‘Breathe’, which...

The Old Guard reminds us of Oscar Wilde’s Dorian Gray

Directed by: Gina Prince-Bythewood Starring: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, and Chiwetel Ejiofor   In his 1890 novel ‘The Picture of Dorian...

Hanna returns with the cliffhanging season two

Created by: David Farr Starring: Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Noah Taylor There is something about the long-form storytelling that makes it highly addictive and...

Should you enter The Twilight Zone?

Created by: Rod Serling Developed by: Simon Kinberg and Jordan Peele “There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man. It is a...

A journey in search of roots and identities

Directed by: Anindya Chatterjee Starring: Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Ani Hovhannisyan, Jonathan Dumontier, Sylvie de Neef, Varzu, and Prakashchandra Roy Anindya Chatterjee’s La Patrie — Homeland, which is...

Morchhale’s latest flick is poetic, indispensable and certainly a tour de force!

Directed by: Praveen Morchhale Starring: Ajay Chourey and Shilpi Marwaha Widow of Silence, the third feature film by the National Award-winning filmmaker Praveen Morchhale, is finally...

Anurag’s most refreshing work in a long time

Directed by: Anurag Kashyap Starring: Saiyami Kher and Roshan Mathew On 8 November 2016, PM Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation of all Rs 500 and Rs...

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