Alternative Entertainment

Clicking London

Vatsal Shah’s photo-essay set in the British capital, where the only constant is change. It’s a megalopolis of change - changes for the better and for the worse. ...

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Of Fearless Art

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with Bangalore’s iconoclastic artist, Pushpamala N,  famous for her photo-romances of Fearless Nadia, Goddess Laxmi and more. Surfin...

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Abdullah Khan of Patna Blues

Aparajita Krishna writes that the debut novel of the 49 year old author born in village Pandari, 40 Kms from Motihari in Bihar, has not come out of the blue.   It had a ...

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Stayin’ Alive: Pt. Jasrajji

Senior musicians speak to Monarose Sheila Pereia, to pay their tributes to the great legend Pandit Jasrajji, who passed away on 17 August 2020, in New Jersey, USA. Indian cla...

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Just Carry on: Ebrahim Alkazi

Aparajita Krishna walks you through the life and times of Ebrahim Alkazi; also what it was, that he meant to Indian Theatre. M K Raina would WhatsApp me on the 8th August 202...

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Hope and Glory: Asha Bhosle in conversation

Khalid Mohamed talks to the legendary Asha Bhosle this week, about her talent hunt for singers on her YouTube channel, and her undiminished lust for life and music. The rolli...

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Bazaar 2 In The Works: Sagar Sarhadi

Khalid Mohamed catches up with the eminent short story writer, film dialogue wordsmith and director Sagar Sarhadi  At a book-lined Juhu apartment, a no-agenda soiree wou...

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Richard Gere: In Conversation

This is the 30th year of the global hit Pretty Woman. Khalid Mohamed pulls out excerpts from an exclusive interview with Richard Gere, during one of the charismatic actor&rsqu...

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Mehmood: The King of Comedy

Khalid Mohamed recalls Bollywood’s ace wonder mirth-maker, Mehmood, on the occasion of his 16th death anniversary. Jagdeep who passed away earlier this month, was the l...

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Question of Age: The believe-it-or-not pluck of Chunibala Devi

Khalid Mohamed writes on the uncanny story of Chunibala Devi, who at the age of 80 portrayed the tetchy yet lovable village grandma brilliantly in Satyajit Ray’s Pather ...

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Hollywood Heartbeat

Was it puppy love or a magnificent obsession? Khalid Mohamed writes of his dream women o...

September 24 2020

Avoidable: The 'ageism' bias

With all that is being written in the media these days about ageism, I should not (actua...

September 23 2020

Rewinding: Ustad Zakir Hussain

“I had interviewed Ustad Zakir Hussain, years ago in 1992; and he told me what mad...

September 22 2020