Kaleidoscope

Smoke And Mirrors

Pankaj Kapur returned to the stage last year, with a charming one-man show, Dopehri. Kapur is an illustrious alumnus of the National School of Drama and did quite a few pla...

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Fearless Alex

Stephenie Meyer, author of the immensely successful young adult books has gone adult with her new thriller, The Chemist. Meyer’s Twilight novels were turned into hit ...

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Conditional Love

The romantic landscape these days is riddled with landmines. Earlier the process was fall in love, get married. Now there are many more stages to a love story, and it need ...

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Love & War

Martin Cruz Smith is best known for his series of thriller featuring a fiercely upright Russian detective, Arkady Renko. The first book in the series was Gorky Park (1981),...

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Making Sense Of Chaos

It is clear to every thinking person that our society is in a flux and whenever that happens, the first thing that comes under attack is freedom of expression. More often t...

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Action All The Way

Matthew Riley’s hero Jack West is one of the world’s five greatest warriors, along with Moses, Genghis Khan, Napoleon and Christ—seriously!—so he is...

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Farewell Om Puri

He had been so excited about doing theatre after so many years, and was pleased by the response to his Teri Amrita with Divya Dutta. He would message about 'housefull' show...

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The Christie Way

Anthony Horowitz’s own Alex Rider series for young adult readers is successful, but he is also labelled a pasticheur, for writing in the style of other authors, like ...

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Screen To Stage

Sometimes all it takes is a dream. Feroz Abbas Khan wanted to do a play based on the K. Asif classic Mughal-e-Azam for years. Finally the universe conspired and the product...

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All It Takes Is Courage

Sushmita Mukherjee’s new one-woman show, Naribai, has her play a face-off between two been interesting women of different social strata. Sunaina is an upper clas...

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The State - Unflinching Drama on the IS death cult.

Somehow, we all agree to have squandered our hours away facebooking, but some people ...

September 18 2017

The Price we pay for ‘The Love of Chocolate’

Reporters have travelled across Ivory Coast where the main cocoa plantation business ...

September 18 2017

Om Shanti Om – What do the Millennials Say?

Youth not so inclined to bhajans and spiritual songs has been a problem for ages. But...

September 18 2017