Alternative Entertainment

Ray lives on

His films are what Akira Kurosawa’s are to Japanese cinema, Robert Bresson’s to France and Michelangeo Antonioni to Italy. Khalid Mohamed remembers The Master, Sat...

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Sabir Masani ki Ajeeb Daastan

Meet a film writer who has been denied his just dues and name in the credits Khalid Mohamed As far as I know, it was the intrepid actor-occasional writer-and-frequent-stockt...

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A touch of class

Review of Season’s Greetings, a short film which probes sexual identities Khalid Mohamed When the camera lingers on the faces of two women – a mother and a daugh...

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Panchayat: Apna Gaon Apna Desh

Three cheers to Panchayat, a binge-worthy series at long last, in these stricken times - Khalid Mohamed A wide-eyed, bushy-tailed young man lands a job as a Panchayat supervi...

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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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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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Whistling Woods International at Aiyanna 2019

Mumbai 20th June 2019:  Ingenious designs, global sensibilities, sustainable ideologies and some of the best dressed audience in town in attendance, Whistling Woods Inter...

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Stories of women, by women rule the 2019 Women’s prize for fiction shortlist

This year’s Women’s Prize for fiction comprise of novels which talk about women in history from Pat Barker’s retelling of the Iliad to Anna Burns’s Boo...

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Children’s books with dyslexic protagonists who overcome struggles

Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty that can cause problems with reading, writing and spelling. Also called reading disability, dyslexia affect a...

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Stories of seven inspiring women from the Middle East

On marking the International Women’s Day, Al Jazeera has compiled a list of must-see documentaries on women across the Middle East focusing on their achievements, challe...

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Bengali Film Review: Dictionary

Well-known playwright, theatre activist/director, and film-maker/actor Bratya Basu&rsquo...

March 3 2021

Teachers: Stop systematic destruction of JNU

A press conference was held on 1st March 2021, to reiterate as to why the destruction is...

March 2 2021

Gup-shup with GoPu

Noted academic, playwright, writer Govind P Deshpande (2nd August 1938 – 16th Octo...

March 2 2021