Thought Factory

Fly in the ointment: TRP’s

When ‘life’ jives with storytelling evolution happens, writes Vinta Nanda Raj Kapoor said in a documentary film made by his daughter Ritu Nanda, “Money, po...

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To be Amitabh Bachchan

On the event of the superstar’s 78th birthday, here’s a photo-essay by the top-of-the line photographer Subi Samuel At 78 today (October 11), he’s still bat...

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The truth about Lies

One of the most defining images of our times is that of Prime Minister Narendra Modiji inaugurating the Atal Tunnel, writes Vinta Nanda. He was inaugurating the nine-kilomete...

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Gas-lighting: The News Normal

Vinta Nanda analyzes the news media as it stands today and what it can achieve for its mass audiences if it so chooses to do. The news, in layman terms, is the transfer of th...

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A Ringside View of Circus

Janaky Sreedharan writes that to read a book on circus is, in a way, to revisit our childhood - to recall the color, joy and awe of incredible movement. To evoke those leaps,...

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Brush with controversy

Khalid Mohamed recalls the needless controversy stirred up by a M.F.Husain artwork of Lord Ganesha, although his canvases, limited print editions and sketches are considered a...

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Whose Bollywood is it anyway?

Vinta Nanda disagrees with Kangana Ranaut’s rants on national television, which cleverly camouflage political mischief. I condemn her for the route she has taken to set...

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Voices: Where the mind is without fear

On India’s Independence Day, Monarose Sheila Pereira speaks to several people to understand their perspective on freedom Manjeet Keshwani, Yoga Instructor, Singapore ...

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Return of the Migrant Worker

Approximately 30 lakhs migrant workers have returned to Mumbai to earn a daily living, out of sheer helplessness, writes Khalid Mohamed Photography: Vatsal Shah & SL Sha...

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Work From Home: The Perfect Opportunity

Anupama Mandloi explores WFH business models of Stanhope Garden Gourmet Bakes, Home Food Studio and Whimsical Baker and brings her discoveries to your table. In the month of ...

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A Faust for Bangladesh

Farrukh Dhondy at his best as he recounts the attempt he once made to adapt Goethe&rsquo...

December 2 2021

All about Eve: A History of the Hindi Film Heroine

All about Eve: A History of the Hindi Film HeroineThe more things change, the more they ...

December 1 2021

Memories of an advertising man…

In this fascinating first-person-account, Monojit Lahiri, known for his Bollywood-driven...

November 30 2021