BHUMIKA POPLI

A classic impacts readers in many ways

The Penguin Festival showcases books that gained the status of classics.

28 Dec 2019

Protest posters on fleek since 1971

A recent show on pamphlets and posters by India’s dissenting voices since 1971 was prematurely de-installed. The curator tells us more.

22 Dec 2019

Cosplayers are all set to rule Delhi with new costume play formats

As poeple gear up for Comic Con India, Jatin Varma, the founder, tells us what the three-day long festival has in store for us.

19 Dec 2019

Dance of the divine

Acclaimed production brings to life the stories of Shiva and Parvati, as told by Nandi and Simha.

16 Dec 2019

Veteran actor Waheeda Rehman turns photographer!

Photography is my passion, says 82-year-old Waheeda Rehman.

15 Dec 2019

Regional comedy is on the rise: EIC founder Sapan Verma

East India Comedy's leading comedian spoke about his beginning in the field, One Mic Stand and the status of English stand-up comedians.

14 Dec 2019

Delhi, the perennial muse

Two of the shortlisted books for DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019 have Delhi as the main plot. The authors tell us more.

10 Dec 2019

‘We hold the mic and share an equal space’

A number of people reached out to the author after reading his book.

07 Dec 2019

Beyond Belief: Visionary for the visually-impaired

Delhi based filmmaker Beenu Rajpoot has made a new documentary on the visually-impaired who’ve worked hard to lead a good life.

03 Dec 2019

Delhi's art exhibition connects the pain, remorse and memories of amputees

The term ‘Phantom Limb’ refers to the sensation experienced by an amputee that his missing limb is still attached to the body.

01 Dec 2019

Keeping alive the ethos of poetry

Convening the event is Ashok Chakradhar, a master of words whose incisive renditions on critical themes often lead to thought-provoking discourse.

23 Nov 2019

Ode to women rule-breakers: Author Neha J Hiranandani explores stories of 50 such women

Hiranandani’s book, Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke the Rules, was an attempt to introduce her daughter to more such women from India.

17 Nov 2019

Looking at oneself with an oriental view

Artist Waswo X Waswo’s latest exhibition in Delhi addresses a number of questions regarding race in the present context

14 Nov 2019

This project was definitely a new challenge for me: Rohan Shrestha

Rohan Shrestha recalls his experience of capturing disabled kids playing basketball at Karkardooma for NBA

12 Nov 2019

Mahatma Gandhi as a conscience keeper

Roy has been engaging with the same theme for ten years now. His first solo, on this theme, was in 2008 at London’s Aicon Gallery on the Mahatma.

08 Nov 2019

Lack of clarity among bidders is a challenge, says director of Bid & Hammer Ankush Dadha

Aukush Dadha from Bid & Hammer discloses the range of stellar works by top Indian artists at their upcoming online auction

04 Nov 2019

Smells of the city: Scents, stench and stink

Included here are anecdotes by sanitation workers, manual scavengers and ittar makers and others.

02 Nov 2019

A spoke in the potter’s wheel: A look into Kumhar Gram, West Delhi's potter colony

Kumhar Gram’s potters are apprehensive about the Delhi Pollution Control Committee’s decision to demolish their furnaces

27 Oct 2019

PVR Anupam closes for renovation amid Shah Rukh Khan, other stars presence

Journalist Smita Tripathi, recounted her time at the landmark theatre that she’d frequent during her college days by coming all the way from Delhi University to Saket.

27 Oct 2019

'Women’s Writings from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh': Anthology by Rakhshanda Jalil and Debjani Sengupta

Our concern in putting together this anthology was to showcase precisely what concerns women writers.

26 Oct 2019

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