Amitav Ghosh winning the Jnanpith Award, the first ever such recognition for an Indian author writing in English, should go down as one of the biggest stories of the year.
22 Dec 2018
At the audio launch of his new film, Sarkar, Tamil superstar Vijay was asked if he was planning to play Chief Minister in real life.
14 Oct 2018
The last few years have seen the video games become both silly and complex.
22 Sep 2018
Some years later Spielberg denied the charges but the similarities between key moments in his films and Ray’s vision are too uncanny.
16 Sep 2018
In India today, there is ample potential for any statement with just the slight hint of political affiliation to divide people into two distinctive rumbustious groups.
25 Aug 2018
There is little doubt that the profusion of S D Burman’s gifts as a musician continue to make him the quintessential artiste even after 43 years of his death.
11 Aug 2018
Vivek Agnihotri's Urban Naxals: The Making of Buddha in a Traffic Jam | Going beyond the Maoist myth
Urban Naxals is searingly honest but it also logically demolishes a kind of a mythical world existing within India that for far too long romanticised the ideas of an armed revolution.
09 Jul 2018
A misguided romanticism of what was lost in the fire has for long been the fulcrum for most communication between India and Pakistan.
21 Jun 2018
This richly detailed encyclopaedic account presents the changing role of the courtesan in Hindi films across eight decades
12 Mar 2018
Much celebrated poet-writer and filmmaker Gulzar attempts to try lay to rest the horrors of the cataclysmic event of 1947 that have haunted him ever since
20 Jan 2018
Using previously available material and long-buried archives, the lucid writing merges legends and historical details.
18 Nov 2017
The last few weeks have done more to bring in the open the sheer degree of violence against women in our society than anything else in a long, long time.
02 Nov 2017
The news of Vishal Bhardwaj adapting the Cathy Scott- Clark and Adrian Levy bestseller The Exile—that looks at the last days of Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden—as his next project comes in the same mon
01 Oct 2017
The Indian Spy- An impressive account of the man who smuggled Netaji out of India under the nose of the British.
27 May 2017
Some filmmakers become legends in their own lifetime.
14 May 2017
More often than not reading a translation, however good, leaves a lot to be desired.
05 May 2017
On the face of it there might be little in common between John Lennon and Kapil Sharma.
30 Apr 2017
It is a mini-biography of sorts that talks about players, matches and the many memorable moments
27 Apr 2017
A guide to faith and courage, designed to give tips to reiterate concepts such as happiness, compassion and love
06 Apr 2017
In the context of India, the news of Tamil superstar Dhanush getting entangled in a paternity suit—where a Madurai-based elderly couple has claimed that he is their estranged son, Kalaichelvan, and is demanding a monthly maintenance from the actor—might be bizarre, but this pales some of the celebrity lawsuit cultures across the world.
01 Apr 2017