Thought Box

Who wants to be a Millionaire? – Vinod Pande

We think we know them well. However, when you venture out to ask them questions you thought you had all the answers for, like I did, you discover depths that are yet unvisited...

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Suspense Is The Key

Alfred Hitchcock made Frederick Knott’s stage play Dial M For Murder immortal by making a film based on it (in 1954).  Vijay Kenkre has directed a Marathi version c...

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Sisters Under The Skin

Jennifer Weiner’s sprawling novel, Mrs Everything, captures an era in American life, through the criss-crossing lives of two Jewish sisters, Jo and Bethie Kaufman. Grow...

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RENEWAL FROM THE FALL

The ‘Alternative Entertainment’ page of The Daily Eye has been brought to life with Farrukh Dhondy’s translations of Rumi’s poetry. We will publish one...

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Murder, He Said

The Gujarati play Shaatir, starring Tiku Talsania in a role quite different from the comic roles he is known for, has been running successfully. It has been directed by Manges...

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THE WORD : RUMI – A NEW TRANSLATION

RUMI A great spiritual master and poet, Jalaluddin Rumi was born in Wakhsh (Tajikistan) in 1207 to a family of learned theologians. He founded the Mawlawi Sufi order, a lead...

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ONLY FRENCHMEN AND BENGALI’S ARE INTELLECTUALS

“The whisper more effective than the shout The gentle rain And not the storm Will bring the blossoms out…” From The Confessions of Homi Kant-Singh by B...

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Wild Child

Where the Crawdads Sing, the debut novel by Delia Owens, a wildlife scientist, has been on the bestseller lists for over a year. Reportedly, Reese Witherspoon, who has champio...

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Shock And Aargh

This is the kind of thing that one could imagine happening in Mumbai.  A woman returns from a holiday to find strangers moving into her house. In Louise Candlish’s ...

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Those Magnificent Women and their Flying Machines

The more you want to know Mini Vaid the more there is to her that remains unknown. An author, filmmaker, journalist and television reporter, Mini has worn many hats and at e...

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Conversations with Aditiya Singh’s Canvas’

“I don’t paint music, I paint noise, I don’t paint for aesthetic appea...

October 7 2019

Who wants to be a Millionaire? – Vinod Pande

We think we know them well. However, when you venture out to ask them questions you thou...

October 7 2019

Suspense Is The Key

Alfred Hitchcock made Frederick Knott’s stage play Dial M For Murder immortal by m...

October 4 2019