Kaleidoscope

The Soul Of Hindustan

Today Humra Quraishi brings alive the beauty of great urdu poetry translated by Sanjiv Saraf and flows to the soulful strains of Drupad that led to her meeting with the amazin...

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ALL ABOUT MOTHERS: THE OLDEST LOVE STORY

In a conversation with writer and journalist Maithili Rao, Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri discusses the new anthology on motherhood she has just edited with Rinki Roy Bhattacharya&nbs...

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You’ve come a long way – Baby!

Monojit Lahiri reviews Shobha De’s Lockdown Liaisons and gives it a thumbs up! First, a little background for non-Shobha De watchers: Ever since she pulled the trigger ...

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Welcome to the ‘Young Collectors’ Weekend’!

Indian millennials are a force to be reckoned with, writes Teesta Bhandare, while introducing readers to the online art festival, taking place from the 28 to 30 January 2022. ...

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Chidananda Dasgupta

Monojit Lahiri writes about Chidananda Dasgupta - his birth centenary was celebrated through a 2-day event on November 20th and 21st, at Nandan, Kolkata Film Critic, Scholar,...

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A Life in Translation: Gita Krishnankutty

Gita Krishnankutty is a name inextricably intertwined with the history of Malayalam translations into English, writes Janaky Sreedharan   Even before translation be...

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Meet Vibha Batra, the compulsive writer

When you meet someone who has done so much work in such a short span of time, you cannot help but be intrigued, writes Vinta Nanda Here I reproduce a conversation that I had w...

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My first trip on Air-India

With Air-India in the news, Farrukh Dhondy reminisces upon his first trip on the Maharajah’s airline.  I left India for the first time when I was twenty years old,...

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Her Bollywood

Anubha Yadav’s book Scripting Bollywood: Candid Conversations with Women Who Write Hindi Cinema, lights up a neglected space in film histories with minute care and ...

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The son never sets

Khalid Mohamed reviews the book Blaze: A Son’s Trial by Fire, a heart-wrenching true story written by Nidhi and Sushil Poddar, about their late 22-year-old son Divyansh ...

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Should Hindi be the national language?

Various professionals from different states talk to Monarose Sheila Pereira ab...

May 25 2022

APARAJITO: A PARODY MASQUERADING AS A ‘TRIBUTE’

Pandering to the Bengalis’ juvenile fondness for wallowing in nostalgia, Anik Dutt...

May 24 2022

DIARIES: WHISTLING WOODS INTERNATIONAL

There’s so much going on at Whistling Woods International that it’s hard to ...

May 23 2022