Kaleidoscope

KALEIDOSCOPE: DISCOVERING MEHAK GOYAL’S POETRY

In an unexpected journey from skepticism to admiration, Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri explores Mehak Goyal’s evocative poetry. Goyal, a young poet defying social media stereoty...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: CINE-INTERIORS BY DEVDUTT TRIVEDI

Devdutt Trivedi, a film scholar, reassesses Mani Kaul's cinema in his book "Cine-Interiors: The Films Of Mani Kaul," which is reviewed by Svanik Surve. Devdutt Trivedi’...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: THE THIRD SKY IS AN ANTHOLOGY OF QUEER STORIES FROM ASSAM

A Fresh Perspective on Queer Studies in Assamese: ‘Tritiya Akash’. Utpal Datta introduces this unique anthology of short stories compiled and edited by Dr Prapti T...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: ANURAG ANAND - THE STORYTELLER ARTIST

‘I am a storyteller with art and writing as my mediums,’ says Anurag Anand, the artist who wears many hats, when Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri and Neha Tiwari ask him how...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: A TALE SET IN THE TIMES OF ANARCHY

With Kahini: A Story of Our Times, Om Books International’s recently published English translation of his 2008 Assamese novel by the same name, Dr Borah is drawing in ne...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: QUEER VOICES FROM THE PERIPHERY

Utpal Datta makes a sensitive attempt to hear the unheard ‘third voice’ and reviews Dr Kaustubh Padmapani’s and Dr Pratiti Burman’s book ‘Queer V...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: INDIA’S SOLE MUSLIM PARAM VIR CHAKRA AWARDEE

Vikram Khakhar's involvement underscores the importance of this project, which promises to shed light on a pivotal figure in Indian military history, says Dr S Ramachandran. R...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: THE MUSICAL MAVERICK BY ASHIS GHATAK

Vinta Nanda talks to Ashis Ranjan Ghatak, biographer of ‘The Musical Maverick: The Authored Biography of Shankar Mahadevan’ about his process and the vast journey ...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: BREATHING LIFE INTO A SONG

Tarali’s musical experiment with Anup Baruah is what Utpal Datta visits this week to explore what it took the singer, lyricist, music composer and director for stage and...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: FIVE BOOKS YOU MUST READ BY UTPAL DATTA

In my recent reading journey, each of the books here emerged as beacons and illuminating facets of self-discovery and intellectual pilgrimage, writes Utpal Datta. Whether rea...

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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: EXPLORING UNSPOKEN DEPTHS

Director Mrunal Mestri discusses the evocative power of silence and visual storytelling ...

June 23 2024

MOVIES: JAMES LINGWOOD’S FILM

Discover the extraordinary journey of Father Joe Maier in 'A Light in the Slaughterhouse...

June 22 2024

POLITICS: DISTORTING HISTORY AND SPREADING HATE

Textbooks are increasingly misrepresenting with deletions and distortions altering histo...

June 21 2024