Powerful People

Soundscaping with Bishwadeep Chatterjee

Vinta Nanda says, this is one of the most interesting interviews she’s done for The Daily Eye in so far. Welcome to the soundscapes of Bishwadeep Chatterjee! National A...

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Vyjayantimala: At the confluence of politics, gender and art

Humra  Quraishi recalls a meeting with Vyjayantimala Bali and shares excerpts from an interview she did with her way back in time. It was in the  spring  of&nb...

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Khushwant Singh: Salaam to the Sardaar

Humra Quraishi writes about the many conversations she had with Sardaar Khushwant Singh.  Khushwant Singh celebrated his birthday twice every year -  on February 2n...

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Framed: Film Editor Ballu Saluja

Aparajita Krishna, writer and filmmaker, profiles the much accomplished editor Ballu Saluja in our first in the series of artistes behind-the-scenes.  Cut to: Lagaan (20...

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Guru Dutt: A Life Interrupted

Humra Quraishi observes from the auteur Guru Dutt’s life, how fragile artists are when they’re possessed by their art On the past several birthdays of Guru Dutt &...

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A Dream Run for Kalyani

Janaky Sreedharan writes about J.Geetha’s debut venture Run Kalyani, which is set to be the opening film at the New York Indian Film Festival. Perhaps there is nothing ...

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Designed by Desitiny: Pierre Cardin

Humra Quraishi says Pierre Cardin is perhaps the oldest surviving fashion designer, himself designed by destiny - he turns 98 on 2nd July. I had met him in 1989, here in New ...

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Mind Your Language: Vidya Balan on how to get the ps and qs right

Khalid Mohamed frazzled by today’s Bollywood language, talks to Vidya Balan on how she gets her diction and dialect dot-on.  Right, so we in the audience don&rsquo...

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Anwesha Arya: The Miracle Woman

In times when many of Bollywood boys and girls are under the scanner, Vinta Nanda interviews Anwesha Arya – granddaughter of Bimal Roy, daughter of Basu Bhattacharya and...

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Tara Kaushal: Why Men Rape

Vinta Nanda interviews author Tara Kaushal, on the eve of the release of her book Why Men Rape: An Indian Undercover Investigation.  I know Tara Kaushal by a recent frie...

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Farmlands of Gujarat: Escape for city-dwellers

Photo-feature by Mahipal Vala, on the momentary idyll at his ancestral farmland in Amrel...

August 12 2020

Pivotal, Not Seminal: Indian Matchmaking

Since its release a couple of weeks back, Indian Matchmaking, has raced to the top of th...

August 12 2020

Just Carry on: Ebrahim Alkazi

Aparajita Krishna walks you through the life and times of Ebrahim Alkazi; also what it w...

August 11 2020