Kaleidoscope

When Love Dies

The title may sound mundane but Tayari Jones’s An American Marriage is a layered and moving piece of work. That it comes with Oprah Winfrey’s recommendat...

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Forgotten People

There has been very little work across media on the tragedy of Kashmiri Pandits, who were turned into refugees in their own country. A Jodhpur-based theatre group, Abhinay Gur...

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The Night Crawlers

The Late Show, sounds like the last screening of a movie, but in cop speak it is the night duty that nobody want to take on willingly. This is when the worst crimes take ...

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Sharp Satire

“To lose one parent, Mr. Worthing may be regarded as misfortune. To lose both can be regarded as more like carelessness.” Thus spake Lady Bracknell, the imper...

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No Country For Ghettos

The horrors of racism just never cease. A few days ago, a 22-year-old black man was shot to death in his own backyard, when cops supposedly mistook his cell phone for a gun. ...

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Power Of The Printed Word

Poster, by Dr. Shankar Shesh, a social satire about the exploitation of tribals, remains relevant nearly forty years after it was written, and is a great favourite with amateu...

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Royal Adventures

Ken Follett,A Column Of Fire, The Pillars Of The Earth, World Without End, Catholic Queen, Bloody Mary, Ned Willard, Margery Fitzgerald, Nasty Catholic, Bart, Princess El...

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Revisiting The Epics

It is difficult to get young, urban audiences interested in classical dance, and perhaps even more so to interest them in mythology. The dance drama, Urvashi - Cele...

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Many Faces of Trauma

Women with mental problems remain the flavor of the season; after a succession of ‘Girl’ books, debutant A.J. Finn has written The Woman In The Wind...

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Pursuit of Happiness

Money can't buy love, compatibility or happiness, as a young woman in Makrand Deshpande's play, Sir Sir Sarla discovers for herself. The professor she admires and listens to ...

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Martha Farrell Awards for Excellence in Women’s Empowerment

The Martha Farrell Awards for Excellence in Women’s Empowerment wer...

April 26 2018

Learning to See: The Intriguing World of Insects

A documentary about insects is a type of a film which one wouldn't pick to watch on a bi...

April 26 2018

Tribeca Film Festival is for the Virtual Reality Enthusiasts

Virtual Reality (VR) is the latest form of storytelling in Hollywood. Among film festiva...

April 26 2018