Powerful People

POWERFUL PEOPLE: UNTOLD STORY OF SRIDEVI

Discover the untold story of Sridevi through the lens of Amborish Roychoudhury, where passion for Indian cinema meets research, unveiling a legendary actor's transformative jo...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: LOVE (FOR THE CRAFT) CONQUERS ALL

‘I went through so many rejections that I can't remember,’ says Tanha Farmin Rezi, a cinematographer from Assam, in Bollywood. Utpal Datta talks to her. Mumbai, k...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: DEBASMITA DASGUPTA HAS COME A LONG WAY

“The most gratifying part of running this publication is that unique and immensely talented people connect with me”, writes Vinta Nanda. “One of the most ext...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: A FEW MILES ON THE BHARAT JODO YATRA

Mumbai-based writer and journalist Dilip D'Souza, celebrated for his incisive commentary on social and political issues, engages in a dialogue with Vinta Nanda regarding his p...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: THE FAALTUGIRI TOUR

Janhavi Samant, a force to be reckoned with, hails from the vibrant streets of Dadar, also known as the cradle of India’s cinematic heritage. Vinta Nanda introduces us t...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: OF SERVICE TO WOODINVILLE

It is with great pride that I present to you Preeti Shridhar, who recently took charge as the elected representative in Woodinville, Washington, as a commissioner, writes Vint...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: INFINITE GENIUS, BOUNDLESS THEATRE

Nadira Zaheer Babbar inhabits the same universe where I met her in 1984. Today, she is as intense and powerful as a thousand times more, and it’s magical to watch her at...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: THE POET IMPRESSIONIST

On the occasion of the 58th Jnanpith Award for Gulzar saab, Humra Quraishi revisits her friendship with him and recalls his works of poetry and writings dear to her. ...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: AN EXCLUSIVE CONVERSATION ABOUT HARMONISING CREATIVITY

Working with Dhruv Ghanekar on the background score for my film White Noise (2005), produced by Mozez Singh and Sevy Ali, was a powerful experience. That was 20 years ago, and...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: H-POP & AUTHOR KUNAL PUROHIT

I’m introducing the brilliant mind behind the thought-provoking book "H-Pop," Kunal Purohit, a young explorer of alternative perspectives, writes Vinta Nanda. Photograp...

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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