Powerful People

A Tribute to Kalpana Lajmi

"A woman filmmaker is a hustler who is constantly trying to sell herself." – Kalpana Lajmi    (A maker with a vision of her own, Kalpana Lajmi passed awa...

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Shades of Saffron in Good Faith

Saba Naqvi, an accomplished and admired journalist in India, has always fascinated me. I’ve been watching her on prime-time television debates for sometime now and have ...

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Dr Lakshmi Lingam: A Person with long years of Experience in Public Policy Advocacy Work in Women’s Movements in India

“The mobile phone is a revolutionary artefact of our times: it represents a great potential for reshaping social relations and enhancing personal growth,” says Dr ...

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Meet Barnali Ray Shukla; A Writer, Director and Poet

Barnali Ray Shukla dons many hats – that of a writer-director, a documentary filmmaker and a poet. She has worked in movies like Satya (1998) as assistant...

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Bhamla Foundation: Working for a Greater Cause

The World Environment Day is the UN's most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. From the time it began in 1974, ...

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Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018: #NoMoreLimits

Today, 28 May, as the world observes the Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day), Sukanya Sudarson brings to you an e-interview of Nirmala Nair, the India Team Lead of the Berlin based...

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Being Muslim and Gay: Meet Arshad Khan, Director of 'Abu'

The 9th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival will be held from 23-25 May in Mumbai at Liberty Cinema and Metro Inox. The festival will play 140 fil...

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I will always be an art filmmaker - Sanal Kumar Sasidharan

Cinema in the time of spiralling budgets is not his scene. Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, the 41-year-old outspoken director of Sexy Durga (censored to S Durga) has just wrapped up h...

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Experiments with Storytelling: Meet Anuraadha Tewari

In a freewheeling conversation, Anuraadha Tewari, screenwriter of films like Rahul, Fashion, Jail and Heroine, tells Vinta Nanda about all that has gone on in her life between...

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Director's Kut

“If an actor’s film succeeds, he becomes a star.” – Sudhir MishraIn this telephonic talk with JYOTHI VENKATESH, the maverick filmmaker SUDHIR MISHRA ta...

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Compulsive Sexual Behaviour Disorder now as common as Depression

A new study reveals some 10 percent of men and seven percent of women struggle to contro...

November 16 2018

India can lead the way in defanging the Defamation Laws

Women in India are fighting for their workplace equality and dignity. The recent issue o...

November 16 2018

Come winter, Meghalaya celebrates the ‘100 Drum Wangala Festival’

The Wangala Festival of Meghalaya which is also known as the “100 Drum W...

November 15 2018