Kaleidoscope

Criss-crossing Families

Seven books in the Clifton Chronicles, and the story could still go on. Only a master storyteller like Jeffrey Archer could have woven such an intricate plot about family d...

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Humour In Adversity

It would be difficult to imagine how a divorce could be turned into a comedy--but this is what writer-director Imran Rasheed has done with his new play Phir Se Shaadi!...

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Law Law Land

The legal system in India is such a mess, that we believe things are better everywhere else—particularly in the US, where there may be miscarriage of justice as often...

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Ditzy Divorcee

Suchitra Krishnamoorthi’s one-woman show, Drama Queen may not advance the cause of women, but at least it turns one woman’s loneliness and bafflement ...

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A Kid’s World

In the last few years, there has been an exponential increase in theatre for children. There are theatre workshops all over the city; schools stage lavish productions. Thea...

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Femme Very Fatale

There have been dangerous women in popular fiction, a few serial killers too, but Jodie Danforth is in a class apart. It is a generalisation, perhaps unfair, that women are...

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Kaleidoscope - Maid For Mumbai

It may or may not be true of other cities, but Mumbai moves on tracks built partly by the bais, the domestic helpers, mostly from rural Maharashtra, who manage homes, so th...

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Kaleidoscope - No Lese Majeste Intended

One of the most popular plays by the National Theatre, London is The Audience, which thank to the NT Live programme that allows audience around ...

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Kaleidoscope - Rebellious Women

At a time in the past, when women were denied education or any kind of independent existence, the only ones to have some limited freedom were female performers - ...

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Kaleidoscope - Rule Of King

Stephen King who is known for his horror novels and thrillers, wrote a detective novel called Mr Mercedes, and then wrote two more with the same characters turning...

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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