Shillpi A Singh

Old scrolls in new times: Preserving Telangana's anicent art of 'Nakashi'

Hundreds of years ago, storytelling communities of Telangana would travel through villages, singing and narrating stories using the Cheriyal scroll as the visual tool.

03 Jul 2021

Devashish Makhija's 'Oonga' book review: Tabling the counter perspective

The uncanny similarities between what is written in the novel and what a conscientious young adult would find happening elsewhere around him are hard to miss.

15 May 2021

Flavours of Sindhustan: A look into Sindhi cuisine and the 'kadhi'

Bhavnani's aunt Kamla Thakur explains the tedious kadhi-making process in the film from start to finish, with the camera following the rigours.

26 Mar 2021

Back to the bard

Writer and director Bornila Chatterjee’s second feature film The Hungry starring Tisca Chopra and Naseeruddin Shah will be screened at the 13th Habitat Film Festival in Delhi on May 18.

12 May 2018

The new food craft

A bunch of food craftsmen have taken the Indian palate by storm by redefining the way we eat—by introducing us to artisanal foods.

12 May 2018

It’s violence sans glorification, says Devashish Makhija on 'Ajji'

Filmmaker, poet and graphic artist Devashish Makhija opens up about his hard-hitting feature Ajji that has captured the festival scene.

21 Apr 2018

Dance of democracy at the Oscars

National Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao- and Pankaj Tripathi-starrer Newton was released on September 22.

30 Sep 2017

On Top of the World

These seven women mountaineers from ordinary backgrounds have reached the pinnacle of extraordinary feats

30 Sep 2017

Messrs of a Mumbai disneyland

Two men get together to paint the lives of slum children with happiness.

12 Aug 2017

Master of all trades

Knowing Parvin Dabas is like opening up a Russian doll,” says filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee. And he is bang on.

01 Jul 2017